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List of famous people born in 1894, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1894 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 1894. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1894, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1894 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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Jack Benny is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1894
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Jack Benny was an American comedian, vaudevillian, radio, television, and film actor, and violinist. Recognized as a leading American entertainer of the 20th century, Benny portrayed his character as a miser, playing his violin badly. In character, he would be 39 years of age, regardless of his actual age. Benny was known for comic timing, and the ability to create laughter with a pregnant pause or a single expression, such as his signature exasperated "Well!" His radio and television programs, popular from the 1930s to the 1970s, were a major influence on the sitcom genre. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 80 (1894-1974)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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#23 on The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors

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Alfred Kinsey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1894
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Alfred Charles Kinsey was an American biologist, professor of entomology and zoology, and sexologist who in 1947 founded the Institute for Sex Research at Indiana University, now known as the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. He is best known for writing Sexual Behavior in the Human Male and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female, also known as the Kinsey Reports, as well as the Kinsey scale. Kinsey's research on human sexuality, foundational to the field of sexology, provoked controversy in the 1940s and 1950s. His work has influenced social and cultural values in the United States, as well as internationally. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 62 (1894-1956)

Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States of America

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Aldous Huxley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1894
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Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer, philosopher and a prominent member of the Huxley family. He was best known for his novels including Brave New World, set in a dystopian London, and for non-fiction books, such as The Doors of Perception, which recalls experiences when taking a psychedelic drug, and a wide-ranging output of essays. Early in his career Huxley edited the magazine Oxford Poetry, and published short stories and poetry. Mid career and later, he published travel writing, film stories and scripts. He spent the later part of his life in the US, living in Los Angeles from 1937 until his death. In 1962, a year before his death, he was elected Companion of Literature by the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 69 (1894-1963)

Birthplace: Godalming, United Kingdom

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#12 on The Best Science-Fiction Authors

#39 on The Best Novelists of All Time

#10 on The Most Psychedelic People Ever

#76 on The Best Short Story Writers of All Time

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John Ford is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1894
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John Ford was a film film director, film producer, actor and screenwriter. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 79 (1894-1973)

Birthplace: Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States of America

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#22 on The Greatest Auteurs in Film History

#20 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

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