Famous People Born In 1928

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Discover the most famous people born in 1928. The list includes people like Andy Warhol, Fred Rogers, Stanley Kubrick, John Forbes Nash, Jr., Che Guevara and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, composers and journalists born in 1928. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Canada and many more countries.
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 1 
Andy Warhol
(Visual Artist & Film Director Who was a Leading Figure in the Visual Art Movement Known as Pop Art)
Andy Warhol
109
Birthdate: 6th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 22, 1987
 2 
Shirley Temple
(Actress, 27th United States Ambassador to Czechoslovakia)
Shirley Temple
53
Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: February 10, 2014
 3 
Fred Rogers
(Television Host and Creator of the Preschool Television Series 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood')
Fred Rogers
26
Listed In: TV Anchors
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 27, 2003
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Che Guevara
(Revolutionary)
Che Guevara
165
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina
Died: October 9, 1967
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Maya Angelou
(American Poet and Civil Rights Activist Known for Her Autobiography ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings’)
Maya Angelou
41
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: May 28, 2014
 6 
Stanley Kubrick
(One of the Greatest Filmmakers in Cinematic History)
Stanley Kubrick
37
Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: March 7, 1999
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Noam Chomsky
(A Major Figure in Analytic Philosophy Who is Also Known as 'The Father of Modern Linguistics')
Noam Chomsky
59
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 8 
James Garner
(Actor and Producer Best Known for His Role as ‘Bret Maverick’ in the Western ABC Series ‘Maverick’)
James Garner
17
Birthdate: 7th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Norman, Oklahoma, United States
Died: July 19, 2014
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Rosemary Clooney
(Actress and Singer)
Rosemary Clooney
19
Birthdate: 23rd May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Maysville, Kentucky, United States
Died: June 29, 2002
 10 
Adam West
(American Actor Who Portrayed 'Batman' in Several Movies and Television Shows)
Adam West
8
Birthdate: 19th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Died: June 9, 2017
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James Coburn
(Film and TV Actor)
James Coburn
10
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Laurel, Nebraska, United States
Died: November 18, 2002
 12 
John Forbes Nash Jr.
(Mathematician)
John Forbes Nash Jr.
31
Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bluefield, West Virginia, United States
Died: May 23, 2015
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George Peppard
4
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: May 8, 1994
 14 
Ennio Morricone
(One of the Greatest Film Composers of All Time)
Ennio Morricone
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: July 6, 2020
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Jim Lovell
(One of the First Three Astronauts to Fly to and Orbit the Moon)
Jim Lovell
7
Listed In: Astronauts
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
 16 
Elie Wiesel
( Author, Holocaust Survivor, Political Activist and Winner of 1986 Nobel Peace Prize)
Elie Wiesel
13
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sighetu Marmației, Romania
Died: July 2, 2016
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Dick York
(Best Known for His Role ‘Darrin Stephens’ on the ABC Sitcom ‘Bewitched’)
Dick York
16
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Died: February 20, 1992
 18 
Fats Domino
(Singer-Songwriter, Pianist)
Fats Domino
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: October 24, 2017
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Roddy McDowall
(Best Known for Portraying ‘Cornelius’ and ‘Caesar’ in the Original ‘Planet of the Apes’ Film Series)
Roddy McDowall
6
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 17th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Herne Hill, London, England
Died: October 3, 1998
 20 
Dan Blocker
5
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 10th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: De Kalb, Texas, USA
Died: May 13, 1972
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Martin Landau
8
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 20th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: July 15, 2017
 22 
Burt Bacharach
(One of the Most Influential Composers of Pop Music in the 20th Century)
Burt Bacharach
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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Philip K. Dick
(American Science Fiction Writer)
Philip K. Dick
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 2, 1982
 24 
Jimmy Dean
(Singer and Actor Best Known for His 1960s Hit ‘Big Bad John')
Jimmy Dean
5
Birthdate: 10th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Plainview, Texas, United States
Died: June 13, 2010
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Bob Crane
(Actor)
Bob Crane
7
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 13th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
Died: June 29, 1978
 26 
Pernell Roberts
(Actor, Activist, and Singer Best Known for His Roles as ‘Adam Cartwright’ in the TV Series ‘Bonanza’)
Pernell Roberts
14
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Waycross, Georgia, United States
Died: January 24, 2010
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Ralph Waite
(American Actor Best Known for His Lead Role as ‘John Walton SR.’ in the TV Series ‘The Waltons’)
Ralph Waite
14
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States
Died: February 13, 2014
 28 
Tom Lehrer
(American musician)
Tom Lehrer
8
Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 9th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, Manhattan
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Orson Bean
(Actor, Comedian, and Host of Game Shows and Talk Shows)
Orson Bean
5
Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Burlington, Vermont, United States
Died: February 7, 2020
 30 
James Watson
(Molecular Biologist Who Co-discovered the Double Helix Structure of DNA With Francis Crick)
James Watson
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 31 
Patrick McGoohan
(Actor Known for His Roles as ‘Dr. Paul Ruth’ in Scanners (1981) & ‘King Edward I’ in Braveheart (1995))
Patrick McGoohan
3
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States
Died: January 13, 2009
 32 
Marion Ross
(Actress)
Marion Ross
9
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Watertown, Minnesota, United States
 33 
Gordie Howe
(Ice hockey player)
Gordie Howe
3
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Floral, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: June 10, 2016
 34 
Clu Gulager
19
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 16th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Holdenville, Oklahoma, United States
Died: August 5, 2022
 35 
Bruce Forsyth
(Television presenter, Actor, Comedian, Singer)
Bruce Forsyth
5
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Edmonton
Died: August 18, 2017
 36 
Bernard Cribbins
(English Actor and Singer )
Bernard Cribbins
1
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oldham, Lancashire, England
Died: July 28, 2022
 37 
Bo Diddley
(Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer)
Bo Diddley
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 30th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: McComb
Died: June 2, 2008
 38 
Dick Van Patten
1
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kew Gardens, New York, United States
Died: June 23, 2015
 39 
James Randi
(Canadian-American Stage Magician Who Extensively Challenged Paranormal and Pseudoscientific Claims)
James Randi
10
Listed In: Magicians
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: October 20, 2020
 40 
Li Ka-shing
(Hong Kong Business Magnate and One of the Most Influential Entrepreneurs in Asia)
Li Ka-shing
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chaozhou, Guangdong, China
 41 
Warren Oates
5
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 5th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Depoy, Kentucky, United States
Died: April 3, 1982
 42 
Ruth Westheimer
(German-American Sex Therapist, Media Personality and Holocaust Survivor)
Ruth Westheimer
14
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 4th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
 43 
Rance Howard
3
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Duncan, Oklahoma, USA
Died: November 25, 2017
 44 
Ethel Kennedy
(Wife of Robert Francis Kennedy)
Ethel Kennedy
11
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 11th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
 45 
Eydie Gormé
(Singer)
Eydie Gormé
5
Listed In: Pop Singers
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: August 10, 2013
 46 
Pilar Pallete
(Peruvian Actress and Third Wife of the Popular American Actor John Wayne)
Pilar Pallete
9
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 3rd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paita District, Peru
 47 
Jeanne Moreau
(Actress)
Jeanne Moreau
6
Birthdate: 23rd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 31, 2017
 48 
Tommy DeVito
(Founding member, vocalist, and lead guitarist of rock band the Four Seasons)
Tommy DeVito
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 19th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Belleville, New Jersey, United States
Died: September 21, 2020
 49 
Billy Martin
(Baseball player)
Billy Martin
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Died: December 25, 1989
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Laurence Harvey
3
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Joniškis
Died: November 25, 1973