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
(American actress)

1st June

05 August 1962

Los Angeles

American

Gemini

Hugh HefnerHugh Hefner
(Founder of Playboy Magazine)

9th April

Chicago

American

Aries

Fidel CastroFidel Castro
(Cuban Revolutionary Leader)

13th August

26 November 2016

Birán, Cuba

Cuban

Leo

Michel FoucaultMichel Foucault

15th October

25 June 1984

Poitiers

French

Libra

David AttenboroughDavid Attenborough
(Broadcaster, Naturalist)

8th May

Isleworth

British

Taurus

Mel BrooksMel Brooks
(American Film Director, Comedian, Actor & Producer)

28th June

Brooklyn, New York, U. S.

American

Cancer

Chuck BerryChuck Berry
(Guitarist)

18th October

18 March 2017

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

American

Libra

Jerry LewisJerry Lewis
(Comedian, Actor, Singer, Film Director)

16th March

20 August 2017

Newark

American

Pisces

Harper LeeHarper Lee
(Novelist)

28th April

19 February 2016

Monroeville

American

Taurus

Don RicklesDon Rickles

8th May

New York

American

Taurus

Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
(Poet)

3rd June

05 April 1997

Newark, New Jersey, U.S.

American

Gemini

John ColtraneJohn Coltrane
(Jazz saxophonist and composer)

23rd September

17 July 1967

Hamlet

American

Virgo

Leslie NielsenLeslie Nielsen

11th February

28 November 2010

Regina

Canadian,American

Aquarius

Andy GriffithAndy Griffith
(Actor)

1st June

03 July 2012

Mount Airy

American

Gemini

Queen Elizabeth IIQueen Elizabeth II
(Queen of the United Kingdom)

21st April

Mayfair, London

British

Taurus

Svetlana AlliluyevaSvetlana Alliluyeva
(Joseph Stalin's Daughter)

28th February

22 November 2011

Moscow, Russia

Russian

Pisces

Alan GreenspanAlan Greenspan

6th March

New York City

American

Pisces

George MartinGeorge Martin
(Record Producer, Musician, Composer)

3rd January

08 March 2016

Highbury, London, England

British

Capricorn

Noor JehanNoor Jehan
(Singer and Actress)

21st September

23 December 2000

Kasur

Pakistani

Virgo

Paul LyndePaul Lynde

13th June

10 January 1982

Mount Vernon, Ohio, U.S.

American

Gemini

Sathya Sai BabaSathya Sai Baba
(Spiritual Guru)

23rd November

24 April 2011

Puttaparthi

Indian

Sagittarius

Ingvar KampradIngvar Kamprad
(Business magnate)

30th March

Agunnaryd

Swedish

Aries

Neal CassadyNeal Cassady

8th February

04 February 1968

Salt Lake City, Utah

American

Aquarius

Abdus SalamAbdus Salam
(Theoretical Physicist)

29th January

21 November 1996

Sahiwal

Pakistani

Aquarius

Ian PaisleyIan Paisley
(Politician)

6th April

12 September 2014

Armagh

Irish

Aries

Kenneth WilliamsKenneth Williams
(Comedian)

22nd February

15 April 1988

Islington, London, England

British

Pisces

Murray RothbardMurray Rothbard
(Economist)

2nd March

07 January 1995

Bronx, New York, United States

American

Pisces

Tsung-Dao LeeTsung-Dao Lee
(Physicist)

24th November

Shanghai, China

Chinese,American

Sagittarius

Bhupen HazarikaBhupen Hazarika
(Musician, Singer, Poet, Filmmaker, Lyricist)

8th September

05 November 2011

Sadiya

Indian

Virgo

John BergerJohn Berger
(Novelist)

5th November

London Borough of Hackney

British

Scorpio

Donald A. GlaserDonald A. Glaser
(Physicist & Molecular Biologist)

21st September

28 February 2013

Cleveland

American

Virgo

John Richard SchlesingerJohn Schlesinger
(Film Director)

16th February

25 July 2003

London, England

British

Aquarius

John FowlesJohn Fowles
(Writer & Teacher)

31st March

05 November 2005

Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England

British

Aries

Ben Roy MottelsonBen Roy Mottelson
(Physicist)

9th July

Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Danish,American

Cancer

Dario FoDario Fo
(Playwright)

24th March

Sangiano

Italian

Aries

Nuon CheaNuon Chea
(Chief Ideologist of the Khmer Rouge)

27th July

Voat Kor

Cambodian

Leo

Efraín Ríos MonttEfraín Ríos Montt
(Politician)

16th June

Huehuetenango

Gemini

Robert FogelRobert Fogel
(Economist)

1st July

11 June 2013

New York City, New York, United States

American

Cancer

George HabashGeorge Habash
(Founder of The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine)

2nd August

26 January 2008

Lod

Leo

Hosea WilliamsHosea Williams
(Civil Rights Leader)

5th January

16 November 2000

Attapulgus

American

Capricorn

Abdoulaye WadeAbdoulaye Wade
(Politician)

29th May

Kébémer Department

Senegalese

Gemini

Frederick BuechnerFrederick Buechner
(Author, Presbyterian Minister)

11th July

New York City

American

Cancer

Paul BergPaul Berg
(Biochemist)

30th June

Brooklyn, New York

American

Cancer

Aaron KlugAaron Klug
(Chemist & Biophysicist)

11th August

Lithuania

British

Leo

John GardnerJohn Gardner
(Writer)

26th November

03 August 2007

Northumberland, England

British

Sagittarius

Valdas AdamkusValdas Adamkus
(Former President of Lithuania)

3rd November

Lithuanian

Scorpio

Don DunstanDon Dunstan
(Former Premier of South Australia)

21st September

06 February 1999

Suva

Virgo

Henry Way KendallHenry Way Kendall
(Physicist)

9th December

15 February 1999

Boston, Massachusetts, US

American

Sagittarius

Andrzej Viktor ‘Andrew’ SchallyAndrew Schally
(Endocrinologist)

30th November

Wilno, Poland

Canadian,Polish,American

Sagittarius

A. R. AmmonsA. R. Ammons
(Poet)

18th February

25 February 2001

North Carolina

American

Aquarius

Salvador Jorge BlancoSalvador Jorge Blanco
(Former President of the Dominican Republic)

5th July

26 December 2010

Santiago de los Caballeros

Dominican

Cancer

David WagonerDavid Wagoner
(Poet, Novelist, Professor)

5th June

Massillon, Ohio

American

Gemini

Aaron Jean-Marie LustigerAaron Jean-Marie Lustiger
(French cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church)

17th September

05 August 2007

Paris

French

Virgo

David H. HubelDavid H. Hubel
(Neurophysiologist)

27th February

22 September 2013

Windsor, Canada

American

Pisces

Cloris LeachmanCloris Leachman
(Comedian, Actor, Voice acting)

30th April

Des Moines

American

Taurus

Patricia NealPatricia Neal
(actor, television actor, film actor)

20th January

08 August 2010

Packard

American

Capricorn

Tony BennettTony Bennett
(Singer, Painter, Autobiographer, Jazz musician)

3rd August

New York City

American

Leo

Harry Dean StantonHarry Dean Stanton
(American actor)

14th July

West Irvine, Kentucky, United States

American

Cancer

Charlotte RaeCharlotte Rae
(Actor, singer, dancer, stage actor)

22nd April

Milwaukee

American

Taurus

Jimmy SavileJimmy Savile
(Disc jockey, Television presenter, Radio personality, Autobiographer)

31st October

29 October 2011

Leeds

British

Scorpio

Peter GravesPeter Graves
(Actor, Television Personality)

18th March

14 March 2010

Minneapolis

American

Pisces

Ann B. DavisAnn B. Davis
(actor, film actor, television actor)

3rd May

01 June 2014

Taurus

Roger CormanRoger Corman
(American film producer)

5th April

Detroit, Michigan, United States

American

Aries

Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
(Writer, American football player, Children's writer)

21st December

22 January 2012

Brooklyn

American

Sagittarius

Bal ThackerayBal Thackeray
(Politician, Journalist, Painter)

23rd January

17 November 2012

Mumbai

Indian

Aquarius

James LiptonJames Lipton
(actor, screenwriter, poet, television presenter)

19th September

Detroit

American

Virgo

Alfredo Di StéfanoAlfredo Di Stéfano
(Association football player, Association football manager)

4th July

07 July 2014

Buenos Aires

Argentine,Colombian,Spanish

Cancer

Geoffrey HoweGeoffrey Howe
(Jurist, Politician, Diplomat)

20th December

09 October 2015

Port Talbot

British

Sagittarius

Julie LondonJulie London
(Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Character actor, Stage actor, Television actor)

26th September

18 October 2000

Santa Rosa

American

Libra

Jiang ZeminJiang Zemin
(Politician)

17th August

Yangzhou

Leo

Kurt Chew-Een LeeKurt Chew-Een Lee
(Officer)

21st January

03 March 2014

San Francisco

American

Aquarius

Richard MathesonRichard Matheson
(writer, screenwriter, novelist, science fiction writer)

20th February

23 June 2013

Allendale, New Jersey

American

Pisces

Gus GrissomGus Grissom
(Air force officer, Astronaut, Test pilot, Mechanical engineer, Flight instructor)

3rd April

27 January 1967

Indiana

American

Aries

H. R. HaldemanH. R. Haldeman
(Government Official)

30th November

1993 AD

American

Tim LaHayeTim LaHaye
(Author, Pastor)

27th April

25 July 2016

Detroit

American

Taurus

Pete RozellePete Rozelle
(Business Leader)

30th November

1996 AD

American

Christine JorgensenChristine Jorgensen
(Actor)

30th May

03 May 1989

New York City

American

Gemini

Norman JewisonNorman Jewison
(Film director, Film producer, Actor, Screenwriter)

21st July

Toronto

Canadian

Cancer

Clifford GeertzClifford Geertz
(Anthropologist, University teacher, Sociologist)

23rd August

30 October 2006

San Francisco

American

Leo

Stan FrebergStan Freberg
(Actor, Voice actor, Radio personality)

7th August

07 April 2015

Los Angeles

American

Leo

Hilary PutnamHilary Putnam
(Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher, Non-fiction writer, Computer scientist)

31st July

13 March 2016

Chicago

American

Leo

Johanna QuandtJohanna Quandt
(Entrepreneur)

21st June

03 August 2015

Berlin

German

Gemini

Don MessickDon Messick
(Actor, Dub actor, Stage actor)

7th September

24 October 1997

Buffalo

American

Virgo

Masatoshi KoshibaMasatoshi Koshiba
(Physicist, University teacher)

19th September

Toyohashi

Japanese

Virgo

Benjamin RuggieroBenjamin Ruggiero
(Soldier)

19th April

24 November 1994

New York City

American

Aries

Ivan IllichIvan Illich
(Writer, Historian, Educationist, Philosopher, Literary critic, Anthropologist)

4th September

02 December 2002

Vienna

Austrian

Virgo

Big Mama ThorntonBig Mama Thornton
(Musician, Singer)

11th December

25 July 1984

Montgomery

American

Sagittarius

Joan SutherlandJoan Sutherland
(Singer, Opera singer)

7th November

10 October 2010

Sydney

Australian

Scorpio

Alcides GhiggiaAlcides Ghiggia
(Association football player, Association football manager)

22nd December

16 July 2015

Montevideo

Uruguayan

Sagittarius

Irene PapasIrene Papas
(actor)

3rd September

Chiliomodi

Greek

Virgo

Luciano VincenzoniLuciano Vincenzoni
(Screenwriter)

7th March

22 September 2013

Treviso

Italian

Pisces

Siegfried LenzSiegfried Lenz
(Screenwriter, Writer, Journalist, Children's writer)

17th March

07 October 2014

Ełk

German

Pisces

Robert H. SchullerRobert H. Schuller
(Pastor, Non-fiction writer)

16th September

02 April 2015

Alton

American

Virgo

Leopoldo GaltieriLeopoldo Galtieri
(Military personnel, Politician)

15th July

12 January 2003

Caseros

Argentine

Cancer

Laurence RosenthalLaurence Rosenthal
(Composer, Musician, Film score composer)

4th November

Detroit

American

Scorpio

René GoscinnyRené Goscinny
(Editor, Film director, Comics writer, Film producer, Writer, Screenwriter)

14th August

05 November 1977

Paris

French

Leo

Mathilde KrimMathilde Krim
(Geneticist, Physician)

9th July

Como

Israeli

Cancer

John GokongweiJohn Gokongwei
(Businessperson)

11th August

Gulangyu Subdistrict

Leo

Murray SchisgalMurray Schisgal
(Playwright, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor, Writer)

25th November

New York City

American

Sagittarius

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