The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people born in 1924

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter (96)

American politician
George H. W. Bush

George H. W. Bush (1924 - 2018)

American politician, 41st President of the United States
Elizabeth Short

Elizabeth Short (1924 - 1947)

American waitress and murder victim
Ed Koch

Ed Koch (1924 - 2013)

American politician
Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall (1924 - 2014)

American actress
Truman Capote

Truman Capote (1924 - 1984)

American writer
Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe (1924 - 2019)

Zimbabwean politician, 2nd President of Zimbabwe
Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee (1924 - 2018)

Indian politician, 10th Prime Minister of India
Gloria Vanderbilt

Gloria Vanderbilt (1924 - 2019)

American actress, author, and fashion designer
Don Knotts

Don Knotts (1924 - 2006)

American actor
Mohammed Rafi

Mohammed Rafi (1924 - 1980)

Indian actor and singer
Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson (1924 - 2021)

American actress
James Baldwin

James Baldwin (1924 - 1987)

American writer, poet and social critic
Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Chisholm (1924 - 2005)

American educator, politician, and author
Ed Wood

Ed Wood (1924 - 1978)

American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer
Eva Marie Saint

Eva Marie Saint (97)

American actress
Daniel Inouye

Daniel Inouye (1924 - 2012)

American captain and politician
Karunanidhi

Karunanidhi (1924 - 2018)

Indian Politician
Rod Serling

Rod Serling (1924 - 1975)

American screenwriter
William Rehnquist

William Rehnquist (1924 - 2005)

American lawyer and jurist, 16th Chief Justice of the United States
Charles Aznavour

Charles Aznavour (1924 - 2018)

Armenian-French singer-songwriter, actor, and activist
Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan (1924 - 1990)

American singer
Frank Lautenberg

Frank Lautenberg (1924 - 2013)

American politician
George Mikan

George Mikan (1924 - 2005)

American basketball player
Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq

Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq (1924 - 1988)

Pakistani politician
Henry Mancini

Henry Mancini (1924 - 1994)

American composer
Tom Landry

Tom Landry (1924 - 2000)

American football player and coach
Sidney Lumet

Sidney Lumet (1924 - 2011)

American director
Chet Atkins

Chet Atkins (1924 - 2001)

American musician, songwriter, and producer
Dorothy Malone

Dorothy Malone (1924 - 2018)

American actress
Fess Parker

Fess Parker (1924 - 2010)

American actor
Bess Myerson

Bess Myerson (1924 - 2014)

Model, city commissioner
Robert Frank

Robert Frank (1924 - 2019)

Swiss-American photographer and director
Leslie Phillips

Leslie Phillips (97)

English actor
Geraldine Page

Geraldine Page (1924 - 1987)

American actress
Charlie Munger

Charlie Munger (97)

American businessman and philanthropist
Daniel arap Moi

Daniel arap Moi (1924 - 2020)

Kenyan politician, 2nd President of Kenya
Pat Hingle

Pat Hingle (1924 - 2009)

American actor
Slim Whitman

Slim Whitman (1924 - 2013)

American singer, musician
Colleen Dewhurst

Colleen Dewhurst (1924 - 1991)

Film, stage, television and voice actress
Lee Iacocca

Lee Iacocca (1924 - 2019)

American businessman and author
Leo Buscaglia

Leo Buscaglia (1924 - 1998)

American author