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
David AttenboroughDavid Attenborough
8th May, British
Broadcaster, Naturalist

Don RicklesDon Rickles
8th May, American
Stand-up Comedian

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
Andy GriffithAndy Griffith
1st June, American

Gus GrissomGus Grissom
3rd April, American

Hugh HefnerHugh Hefner
9th April, American
Founder of Playboy Magazine

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

Chuck BerryChuck Berry
18th October, American
Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
3rd June, American

Leslie NielsenLeslie Nielsen
11th February, Canadian, American

Jimmy SavileJimmy Savile
31st October, British
DJ, Television & Radio Personality
Cloris LeachmanCloris Leachman
30th April, American
Comedian, Actress

Michel FoucaultMichel Foucault
15th October, French
French philosopher
Harper LeeHarper Lee
28th April, American

John ColtraneJohn Coltrane
23rd September, American
Saxophonist, Composer

Tony BennettTony Bennett
3rd August, American
Pop Singer
Harry Dean StantonHarry Dean Stanton
14th July, American

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

Peter GravesPeter Graves
18th March, American

John DerekJohn Derek
12th August, American

Georgia HoltGeorgia Holt
9th June, American
Svetlana AlliluyevaSvetlana Alliluyeva
28th February, Russian
Joseph Stalin's Daughter
Jiang ZeminJiang Zemin
17th August, Chinese

Sathya Sai BabaSathya Sai Baba
23rd November, Indian
Spiritual Guru

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

Alan GreenspanAlan Greenspan
6th March, American
American economist
Bing RussellBing Russell
5th May, American

Richard CrennaRichard Crenna
30th November, American

James BestJames Best
26th July, American

Ann B. DavisAnn B. Davis
3rd May, American

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

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

Benjamin RuggieroBenjamin Ruggiero
19th April, American

Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
21st December, American
American Football Player
Charlotte RaeCharlotte Rae
22nd April, American

Ingvar KampradIngvar Kamprad
30th March, Swedish
Business magnate
Bhupen HazarikaBhupen Hazarika
8th September, Indian
Musician, Singer, Poet, Filmmaker, Lyricist

Neal CassadyNeal Cassady
8th February, American

Noor JehanNoor Jehan
21st September, Pakistani
Singer and Actress

Ian PaisleyIan Paisley
6th April, Irish

Soupy SalesSoupy Sales
8th January, American
Whitney BlakeWhitney Blake
26th February, American

Aldo RayAldo Ray
25th September, American

Murray RothbardMurray Rothbard
2nd March, American

Abdus SalamAbdus Salam
29th January, Pakistani
Theoretical Physicist
Vasili ArkhipovVasili Arkhipov
30th January, Russian
Naval Officer

John Richard SchlesingerJohn Schlesinger
16th February, British
Film Director
John BergerJohn Berger
5th November, British

Hosea WilliamsHosea Williams
5th January, American
Civil Rights Leader

John FowlesJohn Fowles
31st March, British
Writer & Teacher
Efraín Ríos MonttEfraín Ríos Montt
16th June, Guatemalan

Nuon CheaNuon Chea
7th July, Cambodian
Chief Ideologist of the Khmer Rouge
Dario FoDario Fo
24th March, Italian

Abdoulaye WadeAbdoulaye Wade
29th May, Senegalese

Valdas AdamkusValdas Adamkus
3rd November, Lithuanian
Former President of Lithuania
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
Frederick BuechnerFrederick Buechner
11th July, American
Author, Presbyterian Minister

Aaron KlugAaron Klug
11th August, British
Chemist & Biophysicist

Paul BergPaul Berg
30th June, American

Don DunstanDon Dunstan
21st September, Australian, Fijian
Former Premier of South Australia
Robert FogelRobert Fogel
1st July, American
David H. HubelDavid H. Hubel
27th February, American

Donald A. GlaserDonald A. Glaser
21st September, American
Physicist & Molecular Biologist

A. R. AmmonsA. R. Ammons
18th February, American

Henry Way KendallHenry Way Kendall
9th December, American
Ben Roy MottelsonBen Roy Mottelson
9th July, Danish, American

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

Andrzej Viktor ‘Andrew’ SchallyAndrew Schally
30th November, Canadian, Polish, American

David WagonerDavid Wagoner
5th June, American
Poet, Novelist, Professor

John GardnerJohn Gardner
26th November, British
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

Jeffrey HunterJeffrey Hunter
25th November, American

Patricia NealPatricia Neal
20th January, American
actor, television actor, film actor
Julie LondonJulie London
26th September, American
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician,

Klaus KinskiKlaus Kinski
18th October, German, American
Alfredo Di StéfanoAlfredo Di Stéfano
4th July, Argentinian, Colombian, Spanish
Association football player, Association football

Julie AdamsJulie Adams
17th October, American

Roger CormanRoger Corman
5th April, American
American film producer

Geoffrey HoweGeoffrey Howe
20th December, British
Jurist, Politician, Diplomat
Christine JorgensenChristine Jorgensen
30th May, American

Richard AndersonRichard Anderson
8th August, American
Richard JaeckelRichard Jaeckel
10th October, American

Richard MathesonRichard Matheson
20th February, American
writer, screenwriter, novelist, science fiction

Eric MorecambeEric Morecambe
14th May, British
actor, comedian

H. R. HaldemanH. R. Haldeman
30th November, American
Government Official
Don MessickDon Messick
7th September, American
Actor, Dub actor, Stage actor