Famous People Born In 1931

Discover the most famous people born in 1931. The list includes people like A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, James Dean, James Earl Jones, Rupert Murdoch, Mikhail Gorbachev and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, poets and playwrights born in 1931. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Canada and many more countries.

Sam CookeSam Cooke
(Singer and Songwriter)

22nd January

American

James DeanJames Dean
(Actor)

8th February

American

William ShatnerWilliam Shatner
(Actor, Producer)

22nd March

Canadian

Jim JonesJim Jones
(Cult Leader)

13th May

American

Rupert MurdochRupert Murdoch
(Media Mogul)

11th March

American

Mikhail GorbachevMikhail Gorbachev
(Former President of the former USSR)

2nd March

Russian,Russian

James Earl JonesJames Earl Jones
(Actor)

17th January

American

Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy
(Actor, Author, Film Director)

26th March

American

Robert DuvallRobert Duvall
(Actor, Director)

5th January

American

Barbara EdenBarbara Eden
(Actress)

23rd August

American

Anne BancroftAnne Bancroft
(Actress)

17th September

American

Rip TornRip Torn
(Actor)

6th February

American

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Boris YeltsinBoris Yeltsin

1st February

Russian

Toni MorrisonToni Morrison
(American novelist)

18th February

American

Mickey MantleMickey Mantle
(Baseball Player)

20th October

American

Desmond TutuDesmond Tutu
(Anti-Apartheid Activist)

7th October

South African

Larry HagmanLarry Hagman
(Actor)

21st September

American

Dan RatherDan Rather
(Journalist)

31st October

American

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Dominic ChianeseDominic Chianese
(Actor)

24th February

American

Willie MaysWillie Mays
(Former Professional Baseball Star)

6th May

American

Charles Nelson ReillyCharles Nelson Reilly
(Actor)

13th January

American

Mike NicholsMike Nichols
(Film Director, Theater Director, Film Producer)

6th November

American

Jack SwigertJack Swigert
(Astronaut)

30th August

American

Daniel EllsbergDaniel Ellsberg
(Activist)

7th April

American

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Leslie CaronLeslie Caron
(Actress)

1st July

French

Ram DassRam Dass
(Spiritual Teacher)

6th April

American

V P SinghV. P. Singh
(Eighth Prime Minister of India)

25th June

Indian

Della ReeseDella Reese
(Singer, Actress)

6th July

American

Olympia DukakisOlympia Dukakis
(Actress)

20th June

American

Dean SmithDean Smith
(Basketball Coach)

28th February

American

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Carroll BakerCarroll Baker
(Actress)

28th May

American

Tom WolfeTom Wolfe
(American author)

2nd March

American

Barbara BainBarbara Bain
(Actress)

13th September

American

Alvin AileyAlvin Ailey
(Choreographer)

5th January

American

David JanssenDavid Janssen
(Actor)

27th March

American

A.P.J. Abdul KalamA.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(Former President of India)

15th October

Indian

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Martin MilnerMartin Milner
(Actor)

28th December

American

Alice MunroAlice Munro

10th July

Canadian

Jackie MasonJackie Mason
(American comedian)

9th June

American

Isabel Martínez de PerónIsabel Martínez de Perón
(Former President of Argentina)

4th February

Argentinian

Robert MorseRobert Morse
(Actor)

18th May

American

Faten HamamaFaten Hamama
(Actress)

27th May

Egyptian

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Ernie BanksErnie Banks
(Baseball Player)

31st January

American

Sri ChinmoySri Chinmoy
(Indian spiritual leader)

27th August

Indian

Mwai KibakiMwai Kibaki
(Former President of Kenya)

15th November

Kenyan

Alan K. SimpsonAlan K. Simpson
(Former United States Senator)

2nd September

American

John BaldessariJohn Baldessari

7th June

American

Tomas TranstromerTomas Tranströmer
(Poet)

15th April

Swedish

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Johannes RauJohannes Rau
(Former President of Germany)

16th January

German

Don KingDon King

20th August

American

Adolfo Pérez EsquivelAdolfo Pérez Esquivel
(Human Rights Activist)

26th November

Argentinian

Osho RajneeshOsho Rajneesh
(One of the most controversial spiritual leaders and public speakers)

11th December

Indian

Gustav NossalGustav Nossal
(Immunologist)

4th June

Australian

Burton RichterBurton Richter
(Physicist)

22nd March

American

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Raul CastroRaul Castro
(President of the Council of State of Cuba)

3rd June

Cuban

John Robert SchriefferJohn Robert Schrieffer
(Physicist)

31st May

American

Hamilton Othanel SmithHamilton O. Smith
(Microbiologist)

23rd August

American

James CroninJames Cronin
(Physicist)

29th September

American

Martinus J. G. VeltmanMartinus J. G. Veltman
(Theoretical Physicist)

27th June

Dutch

Anthony De MelloAnthony De Mello
(Authored books related to spirituality, lectures and spiritual conferences)

4th September

Indian

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Mohammad AliMohammad Ali
(Actor)

19th April

Pakistani

David Morris LeeDavid Morris Lee
(Physicist)

20th January

American

Abdulfattah Jandali Abdulfattah Jandali
(Steve Jobs' Biological Father)

15th March

Syrian,American

Claire BoomClaire Boom
(Actress)

15th February

British

RajneeshRajneesh
(Teacher, Writer, Autobiographer, Guru)

11th December

Indian

Rita MorenoRita Moreno
(Actor, Musician, Singer, Stage actor, Television actor, Dancer)

11th December

American

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Angie DickinsonAngie Dickinson
(American actress)

30th September

American

Ike TurnerIke Turner
(Guitarist, Pianist, Actor, Singer-songwriter, Bandleader, Conductor, Singer, Record producer)

5th November

American

Regis PhilbinRegis Philbin
(Actor, Voice actor, Television presenter, Singer, Musician, Television actor)

25th August

American

Ian HolmIan Holm
(Actor)

12th September

British

George JonesGeorge Jones
(Songwriter, Singer)

30th November

Silvia PinalSilvia Pinal
(Politician, Television actor, Film actor, Stage actor)

12th September

Mexican

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Anthony NewleyAnthony Newley
(Actor, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer, Theatre director, Stage actor)

24th September

British

Mitzi GaynorMitzi Gaynor
(American actress)

4th September

American

Carl BrashearCarl Brashear
(Sailor)

19th January

American

Hal LindenHal Linden
(Theater Actor, Television Actor)

31st March

American

Allen KleinAllen Klein
(Record producer, Talent agent, Entrepreneur, Talent manager)

18th December

American

Roger PenroseRoger Penrose
(Mathematician, Physicist, Writer, Philosopher, University teacher, Psychologist)

8th August

British

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Boston StranglerBoston Strangler
(Criminal)

3rd September

American

Nasir HussainNasir Hussain
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer)

3rd February

Indian

Anita EkbergAnita Ekberg
(Actor, Model, Film actor, Beauty pageant contestant)

29th September

Swedish

Albert DeSalvoAlbert DeSalvo
(Murderer, Criminal)

3rd September

American

John GavinJohn Gavin
(Film Actor, Diplomat, Television Actor)

30th November

American

Beverley CrossBeverley Cross
(Screenwriter, Librettist)

13th April

British

Jacques DemyJacques Demy
(Film director, Screenwriter, Dialogue writer, Lyricist, Film producer, Actor)

5th June

French

Skeeter DavisSkeeter Davis
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Writer, Children's writer)

30th December

American

Bob ArumBob Arum
(Lawyer)

8th December

American

Lilly PulitzerLilly Pulitzer
(Designer, Socialite)

10th November

American

Chun Doo-hwanChun Doo-hwan
(Former President of South Korea)

18th January

South Korean

Chun Doo-hwanChun Doo-hwan
(Former President of South Korea)

18th January

South Korean

Guy DebordGuy Debord
(Film maker, Artist, Philosopher, Film director, Graphic designer, Screenwriter, Essayist, Writer, Autobiographer, Translator)

28th December

French

Les DawsonLes Dawson

2nd February

British

João GilbertoJoão Gilberto
(Singer, Guitarist, Composer, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist)

10th June

Brazilian

Philip KotlerPhilip Kotler
(Author)

27th May

American

John CharlesJohn Charles
(Association football player, Association football manager)

27th December

British,Welsh

Richard RortyRichard Rorty
(Philosopher, Educationist, University teacher, Writer)

4th October

American

Romila ThaparRomila Thapar
(Historian, University teacher)

30th November

Indian

Monica VittiMonica Vitti
(Actor, Screenwriter, Film director)

3rd November

Italian

Ronald DworkinRonald Dworkin
(Lawyer, Philosopher, University teacher)

11th December

American