The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people born in 1906

Ed Gein

Ed Gein (1906 - 1984)

American serial killer
Adolf Eichmann

Adolf Eichmann (1906 - 1962)

German nazi officer and war criminal
Bugsy Siegel

Bugsy Siegel (1906 - 1947)

American gangster
Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker (1906 - 1975)

American dancer, singer, and actress
Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett (1906 - 1989)

Irish novelist, playwright and poet
Leonid Brezhnev

Leonid Brezhnev (1906 - 1982)

Soviet politician
Aristotle Onassis

Aristotle Onassis (1906 - 1975)

Turkish-Greek businessman
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906 - 1945)

German pastor and theologian
Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt (1906 - 1975)

German-American theorist and philosopher
Philo Farnsworth

Philo Farnsworth (1906 - 1971)

American inventor, invented the Fusor
Grace Hopper

Grace Hopper (1906 - 1992)

American computer scientist
John Huston

John Huston (1906 - 1987)

American director
Satchel Paige

Satchel Paige (1906 - 1982)

American baseball player
Ilse Koch

Ilse Koch (1906 - 1967)

German nazi official
Billy Wilder

Billy Wilder (1906 - 2002)

Austrian-American director
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1906 - 2001)

American aviator and author
Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks (1906 - 1985)

American actress and dancer
Kurt Gödel

Kurt Gödel (1906 - 1978)

Austrian mathematician
Curtis LeMay

Curtis LeMay (1906 - 1990)

American general
Lou Costello

Lou Costello (1906 - 1959)

American actor and comedian
Sayyid Qutb

Sayyid Qutb (1906 - 1966)

Egyptian theorist and Islamist
Bea Benaderet

Bea Benaderet (1906 - 1968)

American actress
Joan Blondell

Joan Blondell (1906 - 1979)

American actress
Hermann Fegelein

Hermann Fegelein (1906 - 1945)

German SS general
Philip Johnson

Philip Johnson (1906 - 2005)

American architect, designed the IDS Center and PPG Place
Mary Astor

Mary Astor (1906 - 1987)

American actress
William Joyce

William Joyce (1906 - 1946)

Irish-American politician and broadcaster
Giuseppe Siri

Giuseppe Siri (1906 - 1989)

Italian cardinal
Joan Hickson

Joan Hickson (1906 - 1998)

English actress
Puyi

Puyi (1906 - 1967)

Emperor of China
John D. Rockefeller III

John D. Rockefeller III (1906 - 1978)

American philanthropist
Victor Vasarely

Victor Vasarely (1906 - 1997)

Hungarian painter
Soichiro Honda

Soichiro Honda (1906 - 1991)

Japanese businessman
Janet Gaynor

Janet Gaynor (1906 - 1984)

American actress
Emmanuel Lévinas

Emmanuel Lévinas (1906 - 1995)

French philosopher
Henny Youngman

Henny Youngman (1906 - 1998)

American comedian
Ozzie Nelson

Ozzie Nelson (1906 - 1975)

Actor, band leader, television producer and director