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List of famous people born in 1918, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1918 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 1918. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1918, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1918 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

Rita Hayworth and Nelson Mandela are included in this list.

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Billy Graham is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1918
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William Franklin "Billy" Graham Jr., KBE is an American evangelical Christian evangelist, ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, who rose to celebrity status in 1949 reaching a core constituency of middle-class, moderately conservative Protestants. He held large indoor and outdoor rallies; sermons ...more

Age: 98

Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America

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Betty Ford is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1918
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Betty Ford was an actress and a writer ...more

Age: Died at 93 (1918-2011)

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

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George Lincoln Rockwell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1918
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George Lincoln Rockwell was the founder of the American Nazi Party. Rockwell was a major figure in the neo-Nazi movement in the United States, and his beliefs and writings have continued to be influential among white nationalists and neo-Nazis. On August 25, 1967, Rockwell was killed by gunshots ...more

Age: Died at 49 (1918-1967)

Birthplace: Bloomington, USA, Illinois

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Howard Cosell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1918
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Howard William Cosell was an American sports journalist who was widely known for his blustery, cocksure personality. Cosell said of himself, "Arrogant, pompous, obnoxious, vain, cruel, verbose, a showoff. There's no question that I'm all of those things." In its obituary for Cosell, The New York ...more

Age: Died at 77 (1918-1995)

Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America

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