The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people born in 1909

Errol Flynn

Errol Flynn (1909 - 1959)

Australian actor
Juliana of the Netherlands

Juliana of the Netherlands (1909 - 2004)

Queen of the Netherlands
Peter Drucker

Peter Drucker (1909 - 2005)

American theorist
Jessica Tandy

Jessica Tandy (1909 - 1994)

English-American actress
Barry Goldwater

Barry Goldwater (1909 - 1998)

American army officer and politician
Elia Kazan

Elia Kazan (1909 - 2003)

Greek-American actor, director, producer, and writer
Nicholas Winton

Nicholas Winton (1909 - 2015)

English humanitarian
Vivian Vance

Vivian Vance (1909 - 1979)

American actress
Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman (1909 - 1986)

American clarinetist, songwriter, and bandleader
Kwame Nkrumah

Kwame Nkrumah (1909 - 1972)

Ghanaian politician, 1st President of Ghana
Carmen Miranda

Carmen Miranda (1909 - 1955)

Portuguese-Brazilian actress, singer, and dancer
Miep Gies

Miep Gies (1909 - 2010)

Austrian-Dutch humanitarian
Matt Busby

Matt Busby (1909 - 1994)

Scottish footballer and manager
Burl Ives

Burl Ives (1909 - 1995)

American actor, singer, and author
Gene Krupa

Gene Krupa (1909 - 1973)

American drummer and composer
Albert R. Broccoli

Albert R. Broccoli (1909 - 1996)

American movie producer
Homi J. Bhabha

Homi J. Bhabha (1909 - 1966)

Indian physicist
Victor Borge

Victor Borge (1909 - 2000)

Danish-American pianist and comedian
Fred Perry

Fred Perry (1909 - 1995)

English tennis player
Robert Ryan

Robert Ryan (1909 - 1973)

American actor
Mike Todd

Mike Todd (1909 - 1958)

American film producer
William M. Branham

William M. Branham (1909 - 1965)

American evangelist
Art Tatum

Art Tatum (1909 - 1956)

American pianist
Eudora Welty

Eudora Welty (1909 - 2001)

American writer
Eugène Ionesco

Eugène Ionesco (1909 - 1994)

Romanian-French playwright
Johnny Mercer

Johnny Mercer (1909 - 1976)

American singer-songwriter, co-founded Capitol Records
Simone Weil

Simone Weil (1909 - 1943)

French mystic and philosopher
Leo Fender

Leo Fender (1909 - 1991)

American businessman, founded Fender Musical Instruments Corporation
Lester Young

Lester Young (1909 - 1959)

American saxophonist
Porfirio Rubirosa

Porfirio Rubirosa (1909 - 1965)

Dominican diplomat
U Thant

U Thant (1909 - 1974)

Burmese diplomat, 3rd United Nations Secretary General
Dean Rusk

Dean Rusk (1909 - 1994)

American politician, 54th United States Secretary of State
Ann Sothern

Ann Sothern (1909 - 2001)

American actress
Dolores Hope

Dolores Hope (1909 - 2011)

Singer, philanthropist
Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1909 - 1993)

American film director and producer
John Fante

John Fante (1909 - 1983)

American novelist
James Agee

James Agee (1909 - 1955)

Novelist, journalist, poet, screenwriter, film critic
Mel Ott

Mel Ott (1909 - 1958)

American baseball player
Frances Dee

Frances Dee (1909 - 2004)

American actress
Hélder Câmara

Hélder Câmara (1909 - 1999)

Brazilian archbishop
Kay Thompson

Kay Thompson (1909 - 1998)

American actor and composer