The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1957

Joseph McCarthy

Joseph McCarthy (1908 - 1957)

American politician
Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera (1886 - 1957)

Mexican painter
Eliot Ness

Eliot Ness (1903 - 1957)

American lawman
Christian Dior

Christian Dior (1905 - 1957)

French fashion designer, founded Christian Dior S.A.
Oliver Hardy

Oliver Hardy (1892 - 1957)

American comedian and actor
Ramon Magsaysay

Ramon Magsaysay (1907 - 1957)

Filipino politician, 7th President of the Philippines
Wilhelm Reich

Wilhelm Reich (1897 - 1957)

Austrian-born psychotherapist
Jean Sibelius

Jean Sibelius (1865 - 1957)

Finnish composer
Constantin Brâncuși

Constantin Brâncuși (1876 - 1957)

Romanian-French sculptor
Pedro Infante

Pedro Infante (1917 - 1957)

Mexican actor and singer
Arturo Toscanini

Arturo Toscanini (1867 - 1957)

Italian conductor,
Louis B. Mayer

Louis B. Mayer (1885 - 1957)

Canadian-American film producer
Miklós Horthy

Miklós Horthy (1868 - 1957)

Hungarian admiral and regent
Erich von Stroheim

Erich von Stroheim (1885 - 1957)

Austrian-American actor
Gichin Funakoshi

Gichin Funakoshi (1868 - 1957)

Japanese martial artist
Jimmy Dorsey

Jimmy Dorsey (1904 - 1957)

Bandleader, musician, composer
Judy Tyler

Judy Tyler (1932 - 1957)

American actor
Sacha Guitry

Sacha Guitry (1885 - 1957)

Russian playwright
Sholem Asch

Sholem Asch (1880 - 1957)

Polish-American novelist, dramatist, essayist
Solanus Casey

Solanus Casey (1870 - 1957)

Priest, Order of Friars Minor Capuchin
Roy Worters

Roy Worters (1900 - 1957)

Canadian ice hockey player
John von Neumann

John von Neumann (1903 - 1957)

Hungarian-American mathematician
Mahonri Young

Mahonri Young (1877 - 1957)

American sculptor
Jack Coombs

Jack Coombs (1882 - 1957)

American baseball player and coach
Deming Bronson

Deming Bronson (1894 - 1957)

United States Army Medal of Honor recipient
William Skelly

William Skelly (1878 - 1957)

American businessman