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 (88)

Canadian actor
Mikhail Gorbachev

Mikhail Gorbachev (88)

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 (88)

American actor
Robert Duvall

Robert Duvall (88)

American actor and director
Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch (88)

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 (87)

South African activist and Anglican bishop
Anne Bancroft

Anne Bancroft (1931 - 2005)

American actress
Barbara Eden

Barbara Eden (87)

American actress and singer
Rip Torn

Rip Torn (88)

American actor
Angie Dickinson

Angie Dickinson (87)

American actress
Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno (87)

Puerto Rican actress, singer, and dancer
Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison (88)

American novelist
Boris Yeltsin

Boris Yeltsin (1931 - 2007)

Russian politician, 1st President of Russia
Ian Holm

Ian Holm (87)

English actor
Raúl Castro

Raúl Castro (87)

Cuban politician
Regis Philbin

Regis Philbin (87)

American actor, singer, and television host
Willie Mays

Willie Mays (88)

American baseball player
Ike Turner

Ike Turner (1931 - 2007)

American musician
Mickey Mantle

Mickey Mantle (1931 - 1995)

American baseball player
John le Carré

John le Carré (87)

English author
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 (87)

American novelist
Della Reese

Della Reese (1931 - 2017)

American actress and singer
Ronald Dworkin

Ronald Dworkin (1931 - 2013)

American philosopher and scholar
Carlos Castaneda

Carlos Castaneda (1931 - 1998)

Peruvian-American author
Leslie Caron

Leslie Caron (87)

French actress and dancer
Dean Smith

Dean Smith (1931 - 2015)

American basketball player and coach
Dan Rather

Dan Rather (87)

American journalist
Tab Hunter

Tab Hunter (1931 - 2018)

American actor
Dabney Coleman

Dabney Coleman (88)

American actor
Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe (88)

American journalist and author
Diana Dors

Diana Dors (1931 - 1984)

English actress
Mwai Kibaki

Mwai Kibaki (87)

Kenyan politician, 3rd President of Kenya
Bernard Francis Law

Bernard Francis Law (1931 - 2017)

Mexican-American archbishop
Claire Bloom

Claire Bloom (88)

English actress
Carroll Baker

Carroll Baker (87)

American actress
Gavin MacLeod

Gavin MacLeod (88)

American actor
Adriano Celentano

Adriano Celentano (88)

Italian singer-songwriter, actor, and director
Mamie Van Doren

Mamie Van Doren (88)

American actress and singer
Philip Baker Hall

Philip Baker Hall (87)

American actor
Charles Nelson Reilly

Charles Nelson Reilly (1931 - 2007)

American actor and director