The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people born in 1931

James Dean

James Dean (1931 - 1955)

American actor
William Shatner

William Shatner (91)

Canadian actor
Mikhail Gorbachev

Mikhail Gorbachev (1931 - 2022)

Soviet lawyer and politician
Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy (1931 - 2015)

American actor and director
Jim Jones

Jim Jones (1931 - 1978)

American founder and leader of the Peoples Temple
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931 - 2015)

Indian scientist and politician
James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones (91)

American actor
Robert Duvall

Robert Duvall (91)

American actor and director
Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch (91)

Australian-born entrepreneur
Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke (1931 - 1964)

American singer-songwriter
Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (1931 - 1990)

Indian mystic, guru, and educator
Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu (1931 - 2021)

South African activist and Anglican bishop
Anne Bancroft

Anne Bancroft (1931 - 2005)

American actress
Barbara Eden

Barbara Eden (91)

American actress and singer
Rip Torn

Rip Torn (1931 - 2019)

American actor
Angie Dickinson

Angie Dickinson (91)

American actress
Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno (90)

Puerto Rican actress, singer, and dancer
Ian Holm

Ian Holm (1931 - 2020)

English actor
Raúl Castro

Raúl Castro (91)

Cuban politician
Regis Philbin

Regis Philbin (1931 - 2020)

American actor, singer, and television host
Willie Mays

Willie Mays (91)

American baseball player
Mickey Mantle

Mickey Mantle (1931 - 1995)

American baseball player
George Jones

George Jones (1931 - 2013)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist
Mike Nichols

Mike Nichols (1931 - 2014)

German-American director, screenwriter, and producer
Lilly Pulitzer

Lilly Pulitzer (1931 - 2013)

Fashion designer
Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler (1931 - 2020)

American novelist
Della Reese

Della Reese (1931 - 2017)

American actress and singer
Dan Rather

Dan Rather (91)

American journalist
Tab Hunter

Tab Hunter (1931 - 2018)

American actor
Diana Dors

Diana Dors (1931 - 1984)

English actress
Mwai Kibaki

Mwai Kibaki (91)

Kenyan politician, 3rd President of Kenya
Bernard Francis Law

Bernard Francis Law (1931 - 2017)

Mexican-American archbishop
Claire Bloom

Claire Bloom (91)

English actress
Ike Turner

Ike Turner (1931 - 2007)

American musician
Carroll Baker

Carroll Baker (91)

American actress
Mamie Van Doren

Mamie Van Doren (91)

American actress and singer
Charles Nelson Reilly

Charles Nelson Reilly (1931 - 2007)

American actor and director
Roger Penrose

Roger Penrose (91)

English physicist
Rip Taylor

Rip Taylor (1931 - 2019)

American actor
John Gavin

John Gavin (1931 - 2018)

American actor and politician
Anita Ekberg

Anita Ekberg (1931 - 2015)

Swedish actress
Alvin Ailey

Alvin Ailey (1931 - 1989)

American dancer and choreographer, founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Daniel Ellsberg

Daniel Ellsberg (91)

American military analyst
Barbara Bain

Barbara Bain (91)

American actress