The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people born in 1901

Walt Disney

Walt Disney (1901 - 1966)

American animator, director, screenwriter, and producer, co-founded The Walt Disney Company
Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong (1901 - 1971)

American Jazz trumpeter and singer
Clark Gable

Clark Gable (1901 - 1960)

American actor
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia

Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia (1901 - 1918)

Youngest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia
Hirohito

Hirohito (1901 - 1989)

Japanese emperor
Gary Cooper

Gary Cooper (1901 - 1961)

American actor
Marlene Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich (1901 - 1992)

German-American actress and singer
Fulgencio Batista

Fulgencio Batista (1901 - 1973)

Cuban army officer and politician, 9th President of Cuba
Linus Pauling

Linus Pauling (1901 - 1994)

American chemist and activist
Ngo Dinh Diem

Ngo Dinh Diem (1901 - 1963)

South Vietnamese politician, 1st President of the Republic of Vietnam
Jacques Lacan

Jacques Lacan (1901 - 1981)

French psychoanalyst and semanticist
Enrico Fermi

Enrico Fermi (1901 - 1954)

Italian physicist
Margaret Mead

Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978)

American anthropologist
Sukarno

Sukarno (1901 - 1970)

Indonesian politician, 1st President of Indonesia
Alberto Giacometti

Alberto Giacometti (1901 - 1966)

Swiss sculptor and painter
Lee Strasberg

Lee Strasberg (1901 - 1982)

Austrian director
Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan (1901 - 1974)

American television host
Magda Goebbels

Magda Goebbels (1901 - 1945)

German wife of Joseph Goebbels
Witold Pilecki

Witold Pilecki (1901 - 1948)

World War II concentration camp leader and resistor
George Raft

George Raft (1901 - 1980)

American actor
Jascha Heifetz

Jascha Heifetz (1901 - 1987)

Lithuanian violinist
Zeppo Marx

Zeppo Marx (1901 - 1979)

American actor and agent
Willie Sutton

Willie Sutton (1901 - 1980)

American bank robber
Milton H. Erickson

Milton H. Erickson (1901 - 1980)

American psychiatrist
Adolph Rupp

Adolph Rupp (1901 - 1977)

American college basketball coach, NCAA Tournament champion
Art Rooney

Art Rooney (1901 - 1988)

Founder and owner of Pittsburgh Steelers professional American football team
Mildred Harris

Mildred Harris (1901 - 1944)

American actress
Ub Iwerks

Ub Iwerks (1901 - 1971)

American cartoonist
Frank Buckles

Frank Buckles (1901 - 2011)

American soldier
Jean Dubuffet

Jean Dubuffet (1901 - 1985)

French painter and sculptor
Carl Barks

Carl Barks (1901 - 2000)

American cartoonist
Nelson Eddy

Nelson Eddy (1901 - 1967)

American musical film star, operatic baritone
Pancho Barnes

Pancho Barnes (1901 - 1975)

American aviator
Erich Kästner

Erich Kästner (1901 - 1974)

German author and poet
Alice Prin

Alice Prin (1901 - 1953)

French singer, actress, and painter
Arleigh Burke

Arleigh Burke (1901 - 1996)

United States Navy admiral and Navy Cross recipient
John C. Stennis

John C. Stennis (1901 - 1995)

American politician
Rudy Vallee

Rudy Vallee (1901 - 1986)

Singer, actor, bandleader, and entertainer
Hank Worden

Hank Worden (1901 - 1992)

American film actor
Frederick Loewe

Frederick Loewe (1901 - 1988)

composer of Broadway and film musicals