Famous People Born In 1926

Discover the most famous people born in 1926. The list includes people like Marilyn Monroe, Hugh Hefner, Fidel Castro, Michel Foucault, David Attenborough and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, physicists and directors born in 1926. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Germany and many more countries.

Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe
1st June, American
Actress
David AttenboroughDavid Attenborough
8th May, British
Broadcaster

Mel BrooksMel Brooks
28th June, American
American Film Director, Comedian, Actor & Producer

Queen Elizabeth IIQueen Elizabeth II
21st April, British
Queen of the United Kingdom

Fidel CastroFidel Castro
13th August, Cuban
Cuban Revolutionary Leader

Don RicklesDon Rickles
8th May, American
Stand-up Comedian
Hugh HefnerHugh Hefner
9th April, American
Founder of Playboy Magazine

Andy GriffithAndy Griffith
1st June, American
Actor

Gus GrissomGus Grissom
3rd April, American
Astronaut

Jerry LewisJerry Lewis
16th March, American
Comedian, Actor, Singer, Film Director
Miles DavisMiles Davis
26th May, American
Jazz Trumpeter

Jimmy SavileJimmy Savile
31st October, British
DJ, Television & Radio Personality
Leslie NielsenLeslie Nielsen
11th February, Canadian, American
 

Chuck BerryChuck Berry
18th October, American
Guitarist

Cloris LeachmanCloris Leachman
30th April, American
Comedian, Actress
Michel FoucaultMichel Foucault
15th October, French
French philosopher

John ColtraneJohn Coltrane
23rd September, American
Saxophonist, Composer
Harper LeeHarper Lee
28th April, American
Novelist

Tony BennettTony Bennett
3rd August, American
Pop Singer

Harry Dean StantonHarry Dean Stanton
14th July, American
Aactor
Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
3rd June, American
Poet

Mickey HargitayMickey Hargitay
6th January, Hungarian, American
Actor
Paul LyndePaul Lynde
13th June, American
 

Peter GravesPeter Graves
18th March, American
Actor

John DerekJohn Derek
12th August, American
Actor

Alan GreenspanAlan Greenspan
6th March, American
American economist
Georgia HoltGeorgia Holt
9th June, American
Singer
Svetlana AlliluyevaSvetlana Alliluyeva
28th February, Russian
Joseph Stalin's Daughter

Jiang ZeminJiang Zemin
17th August, Chinese
Politician

George MartinGeorge Martin
3rd January, British
Record Producer, Musician, Composer

Sathya Sai BabaSathya Sai Baba
23rd November, Indian
Spiritual Guru
Bing RussellBing Russell
5th May, American
Actor

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Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
21st December, American
American Football Player

Bhupen HazarikaBhupen Hazarika
8th September, Indian
Musician, Singer, Poet, Filmmaker, Lyricist

Richard CrennaRichard Crenna
30th November, American
Actor

James BestJames Best
26th July, American
Actor
Ann B. DavisAnn B. Davis
3rd May, American
Actress

Haji MastanHaji Mastan
1st March, Indian
Gangster, Smuggler
Claude AkinsClaude Akins
25th May, American
Actor

Abdus SalamAbdus Salam
29th January, Pakistani
Theoretical Physicist

Kenneth WilliamsKenneth Williams
22nd February, British
Comedian
Conrad Hilton Jr.Conrad Hilton Jr.
6th July, American
Socialite, Entrepreneur

Noor JehanNoor Jehan
21st September, Pakistani
Singer and Actress
Ingvar KampradIngvar Kamprad
30th March, Swedish
Business magnate

Benjamin RuggieroBenjamin Ruggiero
19th April, American
Mobster

Ian PaisleyIan Paisley
6th April, Irish
Politician

Neal CassadyNeal Cassady
8th February, American
 

Charlotte RaeCharlotte Rae
22nd April, American
Actress
Nuon CheaNuon Chea
7th July, Cambodian
Chief Ideologist of the Khmer Rouge

Murray RothbardMurray Rothbard
2nd March, American
Economist

Soupy SalesSoupy Sales
8th January, American
Comedian

Whitney BlakeWhitney Blake
26th February, American
Actress
Aldo RayAldo Ray
25th September, American
Actor

Henry MolaisonHenry Molaison
26th February, American
Memory Disorder Patient
John Richard SchlesingerJohn Schlesinger
16th February, British
Film Director

Lenny MontanaLenny Montana
13th March, American
Actor

Vasili ArkhipovVasili Arkhipov
30th January, Russian
Naval Officer
John BergerJohn Berger
5th November, British
Novelist

John FowlesJohn Fowles
31st March, British
Writer & Teacher
Hosea WilliamsHosea Williams
5th January, American
Civil Rights Leader

Dario FoDario Fo
24th March, Italian
Playwright

Abdoulaye WadeAbdoulaye Wade
29th May, Senegalese
Politician
Don DunstanDon Dunstan
21st September, Australian, Fijian
Former Premier of South Australia

Efraín Ríos MonttEfraín Ríos Montt
16th June, Guatemalan
Politician
George HabashGeorge Habash
2nd August, Israeli, Jordanian
Founder of The Popular Front for the Liberation of

Tsung-Dao LeeTsung-Dao Lee
24th November, Chinese, American
Physicist

Frederick BuechnerFrederick Buechner
11th July, American
Author, Presbyterian Minister

Valdas AdamkusValdas Adamkus
3rd November, Lithuanian
Former President of Lithuania
Aaron KlugAaron Klug
11th August, British
Chemist & Biophysicist
Paul BergPaul Berg
30th June, American
Biochemist

Robert FogelRobert Fogel
1st July, American
Economist

David H. HubelDavid H. Hubel
27th February, American
Neurophysiologist

Donald A. GlaserDonald A. Glaser
21st September, American
Physicist & Molecular Biologist
A. R. AmmonsA. R. Ammons
18th February, American
Poet

Henry Way KendallHenry Way Kendall
9th December, American
Physicist

Ben Roy MottelsonBen Roy Mottelson
9th July, Danish, American
Physicist

Salvador Jorge BlancoSalvador Jorge Blanco
5th July, Dominican
Former President of the Dominican Republic

Andrzej Viktor ‘Andrew’ SchallyAndrew Schally
30th November, Canadian, Polish, American
Endocrinologist
John GardnerJohn Gardner
26th November, British
Writer

David WagonerDavid Wagoner
5th June, American
Poet, Novelist, Professor
Aaron Jean-Marie LustigerAaron Jean-Marie Lustiger
17th September, French
French cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church

Bal ThackerayBal Thackeray
23rd January, Indian
Politician, Journalist, Painter

Fred GwynneFred Gwynne
30th June, American
Actor
Jeffrey HunterJeffrey Hunter
25th November, American
Actor

Patricia NealPatricia Neal
20th January, American
actor, television actor, film actor
Raaj KumarRaaj Kumar
8th October, Indian
Actor

Julie LondonJulie London
26th September, American
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician,

Klaus KinskiKlaus Kinski
18th October, German, American
Actor

Jean PetersJean Peters
15th October, American
Actress
Uttam KumarUttam Kumar
3rd September, Indian
Actor

César PelliCésar Pelli
12th October, Argentinian
Architect, Entrepreneur
Alfredo Di StéfanoAlfredo Di Stéfano
4th July, Argentinian, Colombian, Spanish
Association football player, Association football

Robert ClaryRobert Clary
1st March, French, American
Actor
Julie AdamsJulie Adams
17th October, American
Actress

Betty LynnBetty Lynn
29th August, American
Actress
Ruth EllisRuth Ellis
9th October, British, Welsh
Model