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List of famous people born in 1908, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1908 is loosely ordered by popularity, so the most well-known people are at the top. All sorts of men and women are featured on this list, including actors, singers, musicians and athletes born in 1908. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1908, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1908 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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James Stewart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1908
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James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart was an American film and stage actor, known for his distinctive drawl voice and down-to-earth persona. Over the course of his career, he starred in many films widely considered classics. He was known for portraying the American middle class man with everyday life ...more

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Age: Died at 89 (1908-1997)

Birthplace: Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Pilot, Television director, Military Officer, Actor

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#5 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#10 on The Best Actors in Film History

#62 on The Coolest Actors Ever

#5 on The Most Beloved US Veterans

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Bette Davis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1908
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Ruth Elizabeth Davis, known as Bette Davis, was an American actress of film, television and theater. Regarded as one of the greatest actors in cinema history, she was noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic, sardonic characters and was reputed for her performances in a range of film genres, ...more

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Age: Died at 81 (1908-1989)

Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Actor

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#5 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#7 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#5 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

#62 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

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Ethel Merman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1908
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Ethel Merman was an American actress and singer. Known primarily for her belting voice and roles in musical theatre, she has been called "the undisputed First Lady of the musical comedy stage." Among the many standards introduced by Merman in Broadway musicals are "I Got Rhythm", "Everything's ...more

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Age: Died at 76 (1908-1984)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Astoria

Profession: Actor, Singer

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#16 on The Greatest Broadway Stars of All Time

#10 on The Greatest Female Broadway Stars

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Fred MacMurray is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1908
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Frederick Martin "Fred" MacMurray was an American actor who appeared in more than 100 movies and a successful television series during a career that spanned nearly a half-century, from 1930 to the 1970s. MacMurray is well known for his role in the 1944 film noir Double Indemnity directed by Billy ...more

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Age: Died at 83 (1908-1991)

Birthplace: Kankakee, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Musician, Actor

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