The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people born in 1920

Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II (1920 - 2005)

264th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church
Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski (1920 - 1994)

German-American writer and poet
Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar (1920 - 2012)

Indian musician and composer
Stan Musial

Stan Musial (1920 - 2013)

American baseball player
Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)

American chemist and author
Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury (1920 - 2012)

American fantasy writer
Timothy Leary

Timothy Leary (1920 - 1996)

American psychologist
Pran

Pran (1920 - 2013)

Indian actor
Maureen O'Hara

Maureen O'Hara (1920 - 2015)

Irish actress and singer
Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker (1920 - 1955)

American saxophonist and composer
Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck (1920 - 2012)

American musician and composer
Jack Lord

Jack Lord (1920 - 1998)

American actor
James Doohan

James Doohan (1920 - 2005)

Canadian-American actor
Gene Tierney

Gene Tierney (1920 - 1991)

American actress
Tony Randall

Tony Randall (1920 - 2004)

American actor, director, and producer
Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee (1920 - 2002)

American singer-songwriter and actress
John Paul Stevens

John Paul Stevens (100)

American jurist
Saul Bass

Saul Bass (1920 - 1996)

American graphic designer and filmmaker
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (1920 - 1975)

Founding Leader of Bangladesh
Mario Puzo

Mario Puzo (1920 - 1999)

American author
Jack Webb

Jack Webb (1920 - 1982)

American actor, director, and producer
Sun Myung Moon

Sun Myung Moon (1920 - 2012)

South Korean religious leader, founder of the Unification Church
Ronald Speirs

Ronald Speirs (1920 - 2007)

American army officer
Esther Rolle

Esther Rolle (1920 - 1998)

American actress
Wayne Thiebaud

Wayne Thiebaud (99)

American painter
Byron De La Beckwith

Byron De La Beckwith (1920 - 2001)

American assassin of Medgar Evers
Virginia Mayo

Virginia Mayo (1920 - 2005)

American actress
Gemini Ganesan

Gemini Ganesan (1920 - 2005)

Indian film actor (Tamil Nadu
Helen Thomas

Helen Thomas (1920 - 2013)

American journalist
Frank Herbert

Frank Herbert (1920 - 1986)

American author
P. D. James

P. D. James (1920 - 2014)

English author
Leona Helmsley

Leona Helmsley (1920 - 2007)

American businesswoman
Jerry Maren

Jerry Maren (1920 - 2018)

American actor
Jack Warden

Jack Warden (1920 - 2006)

American actor
Ray Harryhausen

Ray Harryhausen (1920 - 2013)

American animator and producer
Jack Elam

Jack Elam (1920 - 2003)

American actor
Traudl Junge

Traudl Junge (1920 - 2002)

German secretary to Adolf Hitler
Nanette Fabray

Nanette Fabray (1920 - 2018)

American actress, singer, and dancer
Denver Pyle

Denver Pyle (1920 - 1997)

American actor
Helmut Newton

Helmut Newton (1920 - 2004)

German photographer
Ross Martin

Ross Martin (1920 - 1981)

Polish-American actor