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Famous People Born in 1914

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List of famous people born in 1914, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1914 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 1914. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1914, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1914 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

This list contains celebs like Joe DiMaggio and Alec Guinness.

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    Sir Alec Guinness, CH CBE was an English actor. After an early career on the stage he was featured in several of the Ealing Comedies, including The Ladykillers and Kind Hearts and Coronets in which he played eight different characters. He is also known for his six collaborations with David Lean: Herbert ...more

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    • Age: Died at 86 (1914-2000)
    • Birthplace: England, London
    • Profession: Actor
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    George Reeves
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    George Reeves was an American actor known for his role as Superman in the 1950s television program Adventures of Superman. His death at age 45 from a gunshot remains a polarizing topic; the official finding was suicide, but some believe he was murdered or the victim of an accidental shooting.more

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    • Age: Died at 45 (1914-1959)
    • Birthplace: Woolstock, Iowa, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
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    Emilio Pucci
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    Emilio Pucci, Marchese di Barsento, was a Florentine Italian fashion designer and politician. He and his eponymous company are synonymous with geometric prints in a kaleidoscope of colours.more

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    • Age: Died at 78 (1914-1992)
    • Birthplace: Naples, Italy
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Designer
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    Harry Caray
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    Harry Caray, born Harry Christopher Carabina was an American baseball broadcaster on radio and television. He covered four Major League Baseball teams, beginning with 25 years of calling the games of the St. Louis Cardinals. After a year working for the Oakland Athletics and eleven years with the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 84 (1914-1998)
    • Birthplace: USA, St. Louis, Missouri
    • Profession: Announcer, Voice acting, Sports commentator
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    Jack LaLanne
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    Francois Henri "Jack" LaLanne was an American fitness, exercise, and nutritional expert and motivational speaker who is sometimes called "the godfather of fitness" and the "first fitness superhero." He described himself as being a "sugarholic" and a "junk food junkie" until he was 15. He also had ...more

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    • Age: Died at 97 (1914-2011)
    • Birthplace: California, United States of America
    • Profession: Television Show Host, Fitness professional, Entrepreneur, Writer
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    Anna Eva Lydia Catherine Wing, MBE was an English actress who had a long career in television and theatre, but was best known for playing Lou Beale, the matriarch of the Beale family, in EastEnders.more

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    • Age: Died at 99 (1914-2013)
    • Birthplace: England, London
    • Profession: Actor
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    Dare Wright was a Canadian–American children's author, model and photographer.more

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    • Age: Died at 87 (1914-2001)
    • Birthplace: Thornhill, Markham, Canada
    • Profession: Model, Author, Photographer
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    Hale Boggs
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    Thomas Hale Boggs, Sr. was an American Democratic politician and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Orleans, Louisiana. He was the House majority leader and a member of the Warren Commission. In 1972, while he was still Majority Leader, the twin engine airplane in which Boggs was ...more

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    • Age: Died at 58 (1914-1972)
    • Birthplace: Mississippi, Harrison County, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Bessie Virginia Blount was a physical therapist, inventor, and forensic scientist also known by her married name, Bessie Blount Griffin.more

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    • Age: Died at 95 (1914-2009)
    • Birthplace: Hickory, Chesapeake, Virginia, United States of America
    • Profession: Inventor
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    Henri Curiel
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    Henri Curiel was a left-wing political activist. Born in Egypt, Curiel led the communist Democratic Movement for National Liberation until he was expelled from the country in 1950. Settling in France, Curiel aided the Algerian Front de Libération Nationale and other national liberation causes. In 1978 ...more

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    • Age: Died at 64 (1914-1978)
    • Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
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    Carlos Castillo Armas was a Guatemalan military officer who seized power in a United States-orchestrated coup in 1954. Castillo Armas had served in the Guatemalan army until 1944, when he supported the pro-democracy uprising against Jorge Ubico that began the Guatemalan Revolution. Arrested by the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 43 (1914-1957)
    • Birthplace: Escuintla Department, Guatemala
    • Profession: Politician
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    Colin MacInnes
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    Colin MacInnes was an English novelist and journalist.more

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    • Age: Died at 62 (1914-1976)
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Novelist
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    Hillary Brooke
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    Hillary Brooke was an American film actress best known for her work in Abbott and Costello and Sherlock Holmes films. She also played Lou Costello's love interest in the first season of The Abbott and Costello Show. Though American-born, she began cultivating a sophisticated English accent to get more ...more

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    • Age: Died at 85 (1914-1999)
    • Birthplace: Astoria, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Model, Actor
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    Belden Gerald Bly Jr. was an American teacher and member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives for 16 terms from 1949 to 1980, representing Saugus, Massachusetts. Bly was born in Everett and grew up in Revere, Massachusetts. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1938. He received a master's ...more

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    • Age: Died at 92 (1914-2006)
    • Birthplace: Everett, Massachusetts, United States of America
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    Anita Colby
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    Anita Colby was an actress and model. Colby was born Anita Counihan, the daughter of the cartoonist, Bud Counihan, a legendary figure among New York artists and newsmen, in Washington, D.C. Early in her career, at $50 an hour, she was the highest paid model at the time. She was nicknamed "The Face" and ...more

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    • Age: Died at 78 (1914-1992)
    • Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America
    • Profession: Model, Actor
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    Dylan Thomas
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    Dylan Marlais Thomas was a Welsh poet and writer whose works include the poems "Do not go gentle into that good night" and "And death shall have no dominion", the "Play for Voices", Under Milk Wood, and stories and radio broadcasts such as A Child's Christmas in Wales and Portrait of the Artist as a ...more

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    • Age: Died at 39 (1914-1953)
    • Birthplace: Swansea, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Poet, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author, Writer, + more
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    Bill Veeck
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    William Louis "Bill" Veeck, Jr., also known as "Sport Shirt Bill", was a native of Chicago, Illinois, and a franchise owner and promoter in Major League Baseball. Veeck was at various times the owner of the Cleveland Indians, St. Louis Browns and Chicago White Sox. As owner and team president of the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 72 (1914-1986)
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Promoter
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    Baba Amte
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    Murlidhar Devidas Amte popularly known as Baba Amte, was an Indian social worker and social activist known particularly for his work for the rehabilitation and empowerment of poor people suffering from leprosy.more

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    • Age: Died at 94 (1914-2008)
    • Birthplace: Hinganghat, India
    • Profession: Social activist
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    Arthur Kennedy
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    Arthur Kennedy was an American stage and film actor known for his versatility in supporting film roles and his ability to create "an exceptional honesty and naturalness on stage", especially in the original casts of Arthur Miller plays on Broadway.more

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    • Age: Died at 76 (1914-1990)
    • Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
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    Budd Schulberg
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    Budd Schulberg was an American screenwriter, television producer, novelist and sports writer. He was known for his 1941 novel, What Makes Sammy Run?, his 1947 novel The Harder They Fall, his 1954 Academy Award-winning screenplay for On the Waterfront, and his 1957 screenplay for A Face in the Crowd.more

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    • Age: Died at 95 (1914-2009)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Television producer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author, + more
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