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

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

Fidel CastroFidel Castro
13th August, Cuban
Cuban Revolutionary Leader

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

Mel BrooksMel Brooks
28th June, American
American Film Director, Comedian, Actor & Producer
Don RicklesDon Rickles
8th May, American
Stand-up Comedian

Andy GriffithAndy Griffith
1st June, American
Actor

Miles DavisMiles Davis
26th May, American
Jazz Trumpeter

Jerry LewisJerry Lewis
16th March, American
Comedian, Actor, Singer, Film Director
Jimmy SavileJimmy Savile
31st October, British
DJ, Television & Radio Personality

Michel FoucaultMichel Foucault
15th October, French
French philosopher
Leslie NielsenLeslie Nielsen
11th February, Canadian, American
 

Chuck BerryChuck Berry
18th October, American
Guitarist

Cloris LeachmanCloris Leachman
30th April, American
Comedian, Actress
John ColtraneJohn Coltrane
23rd September, American
Saxophonist, Composer

Harper LeeHarper Lee
28th April, American
Novelist
Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
3rd June, American
Poet

Harry Dean StantonHarry Dean Stanton
14th July, American
Aactor

Tony BennettTony Bennett
3rd August, American
Pop Singer
Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
21st December, American
American Football Player

Abdus SalamAbdus Salam
29th January, Pakistani
Theoretical Physicist
Jiang ZeminJiang Zemin
17th August, Chinese
Politician

Paul LyndePaul Lynde
13th June, American
 

Mickey HargitayMickey Hargitay
6th January, Hungarian, American
Actor

Sathya Sai BabaSathya Sai Baba
23rd November, Indian
Spiritual Guru
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
George MartinGeorge Martin
3rd January, British
Record Producer, Musician, Composer

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Bing RussellBing Russell
5th May, American
Actor

Gus GrissomGus Grissom
3rd April, American
Astronaut

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

Richard CrennaRichard Crenna
30th November, American
Actor
Ian PaisleyIan Paisley
6th April, Irish
Politician

Benjamin RuggieroBenjamin Ruggiero
19th April, American
Mobster
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

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

Ingvar KampradIngvar Kamprad
30th March, Swedish
Business magnate

Noor JehanNoor Jehan
21st September, Pakistani
Singer and Actress

Charlotte RaeCharlotte Rae
22nd April, American
Actress

Neal CassadyNeal Cassady
8th February, American
 
Murray RothbardMurray Rothbard
2nd March, American
Economist

Soupy SalesSoupy Sales
8th January, American
Comedian

Whitney BlakeWhitney Blake
26th February, American
Actress

Louise HayLouise Hay
8th October, American
Writer
Aldo RayAldo Ray
25th September, American
Actor

John DingellJohn Dingell
8th July, American
Former Member of the US House of Representatives
John Richard SchlesingerJohn Schlesinger
16th February, British
Film Director

Richard M. DeVosRichard M. DeVos
4th March, American
Co-Founder of Amway

Henry MolaisonHenry Molaison
26th February, American
Memory Disorder Patient
Lenny MontanaLenny Montana
13th March, American
Actor

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

Hosea WilliamsHosea Williams
5th January, American
Civil Rights Leader

John FowlesJohn Fowles
31st March, British
Writer & Teacher
Dario FoDario Fo
24th March, Italian
Playwright

Nuon CheaNuon Chea
7th July, Cambodian
Chief Ideologist of the Khmer Rouge
Efraín Ríos MonttEfraín Ríos Montt
16th June, Guatemalan
Politician

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

Paul BergPaul Berg
30th June, American
Biochemist

Frederick BuechnerFrederick Buechner
11th July, American
Author, Presbyterian Minister
George HabashGeorge Habash
2nd August, Israeli, Jordanian
Founder of The Popular Front for the Liberation of
Aaron KlugAaron Klug
11th August, British
Chemist & Biophysicist

Abdoulaye WadeAbdoulaye Wade
29th May, Senegalese
Politician

Don DunstanDon Dunstan
21st September, Australian, Fijian
Former Premier of South Australia

David H. HubelDavid H. Hubel
27th February, American
Neurophysiologist
Robert FogelRobert Fogel
1st July, American
Economist

Valdas AdamkusValdas Adamkus
3rd November, Lithuanian
Former President of Lithuania

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

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

Henry Way KendallHenry Way Kendall
9th December, American
Physicist
A. R. AmmonsA. R. Ammons
18th February, American
Poet

Ben Roy MottelsonBen Roy Mottelson
9th July, Danish, American
Physicist
Salvador Jorge BlancoSalvador Jorge Blanco
5th July, Dominican
Former President of the Dominican Republic

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

Alfredo Di StéfanoAlfredo Di Stéfano
4th July, Argentinian, Colombian, Spanish
Association football player, Association football
Uttam KumarUttam Kumar
3rd September, Indian
Actor

César PelliCésar Pelli
12th October, Argentinian
Architect, Entrepreneur
Robert ClaryRobert Clary
1st March, French, American
Actor