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Famous People Born in 1910

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List of famous people born in 1910, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1910 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 1910. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1910, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1910 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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  • Joan Bennett
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    Joan Geraldine Bennett (February 27, 1910 – December 7, 1990) was an American stage, film, and television actress. Besides acting on the stage, Bennett appeared in more than 70 films from the era of silent movies, well into the sound era. She is possibly best-remembered for her film noir femme fatale roles in director Fritz Lang's movies such as Man Hunt (1941), The Woman in the Window (1944), and Scarlet Street (1945). Bennett's career had three distinct phases: first as a winsome blonde ingenue, then as a sensuous brunette femme fatale (with looks that movie magazines often compared to those of Hedy Lamarr), and finally as a warmhearted wife-and-mother figure. In 1951, Bennett's screen...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 80 (1910-1990)
    • Birthplace: USA, Palisades Park, New Jersey
  • David Niven
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    James David Graham Niven (; 1 March 1910 – 29 July 1983) was a British actor, memoirist and novelist. His many roles included Squadron Leader Peter Carter in A Matter of Life and Death, Phileas Fogg in Around the World in 80 Days, and Sir Charles Lytton ("the Phantom") in The Pink Panther. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in Separate Tables (1958). Born in London, Niven attended Heatherdown Preparatory School and Stowe before gaining a place at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. After Sandhurst, he joined the British Army and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Highland Light Infantry. Having developed an interest in acting, he left the army,...  more
    • Age: Died at 73 (1910-1983)
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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  • Jean Genet (French: [ʒɑ̃ ʒənɛ]; (1910-12-19)19 December 1910 – (1986-04-15)15 April 1986) was a French novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, and political activist. Early in his life he was a vagabond and petty criminal, but he later took to writing. His major works include the novels The Thief's Journal and Our Lady of the Flowers, and the plays The Balcony, The Maids and The Screens....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 76 (1910-1986)
    • Birthplace: Île-de-France, Europe, Metropolitan France, France, Paris

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  • Akira Kurosawa
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    Akira Kurosawa (Kyūjitai: 黒澤 明, Shinjitai: 黒沢 明 Kurosawa Akira; March 23, 1910 – September 6, 1998) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter, who directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 years. He is regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema. Kurosawa entered the Japanese film industry in 1936, following a brief stint as a painter. After years of working on numerous films as an assistant director and scriptwriter, he made his debut as a director during World War II with the popular action film Sanshiro Sugata (a.k.a. Judo Saga). After the war, the critically acclaimed Drunken Angel (1948), in which Kurosawa cast then-unknown actor...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 88 (1910-1998)
    • Birthplace: Shinagawa, Japan

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