The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies
Famous people born in 1926
Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962)

American movie actress and singer
Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (92)

Queen regnant of the Commonwealth realms
Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro (1926 - 2016)

Cuban Politician
David Attenborough

David Attenborough (92)

English broadcaster and naturalist
Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner (1926 - 2017)

American magazine publisher
Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks (92)

American actor, director, producer, and writer
Harper Lee

Harper Lee (1926 - 2016)

American author
Miles Davis

Miles Davis (1926 - 1991)

American trumpeter, bandleader, and composer
Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault (1926 - 1984)

French philosopher and writer
Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry (92)

American singer, songwriter and guitarist
Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis (1926 - 2017)

American comedian
Jimmy Savile

Jimmy Savile (1926 - 2011)

English DJ, TV and radio host
Andy Griffith

Andy Griffith (1926 - 2012)

American actor and singer
Leslie Nielsen

Leslie Nielsen (1926 - 2010)

Canadian-American actor
Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett (92)

American jazz and traditional pop singer
Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg (1926 - 1997)

American poet and writer
Cloris Leachman

Cloris Leachman (92)

American actress
John Coltrane

John Coltrane (1926 - 1967)

American saxophonist and composer
James Lipton

James Lipton (92)

American actor, producer, and author
Alan Greenspan

Alan Greenspan (93)

American economist
Don Rickles

Don Rickles (92)

American comedian
Harry Dean Stanton

Harry Dean Stanton (92)

American actor and singer
Joe Paterno

Joe Paterno (1926 - 2012)

American football player and coach
Ann B. Davis

Ann B. Davis (92)

American actress
Bal Thackeray

Bal Thackeray (1926 - 2012)

Indian politician
Alfredo Di Stéfano

Alfredo Di Stéfano (92)

Argentine-Spanish footballer
Neal Cassady

Neal Cassady (1926 - 1968)

American author and poet
Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh (92)

Vietnamese monk, author, and poet
Julie London

Julie London (1926 - 2000)

American singer and actress
George Martin

George Martin (1926 - 2016)

English composer and producer
Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar (1926 - 2012)

American author
Paul Lynde

Paul Lynde (1926 - 1982)

American actor
Patricia Neal

Patricia Neal (1926 - 2010)

American actress
Charlotte Rae

Charlotte Rae (92)

American actress
John Derek

John Derek (1926 - 1998)

American actor
Svetlana Alliluyeva

Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926 - 2011)

Russian daughter of Joseph Stalin
Fred Gwynne

Fred Gwynne (1926 - 1993)

American actor
Abdus Salam

Abdus Salam (1926 - 1996)

Pakistani physicist
Mickey Hargitay

Mickey Hargitay (1926 - 2006)

Hungarian-American actor and bodybuilder
Gus Grissom

Gus Grissom (1926 - 1967)

American astronaut
Ingvar Kamprad

Ingvar Kamprad (92)

Swedish entrepreneur, founder of IKEA
Claus von Bülow

Claus von Bülow (92)

Danish-English writer
Geoffrey Howe

Geoffrey Howe (92)

Welsh politician
James Best

James Best (92)

American actor
Jiang Zemin

Jiang Zemin (92)

Chinese politician