Famous People Born in 1919
List of famous people born in 1919, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1919 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 1919. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1919, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1919 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.
List below includes Jackie Robinson, Jack Palance and more celebs.If you're trying to answer the question, "Which celebrities were born in 1919?" then this list should be a perfect resource for you.
- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / CC-BYEva Gabor ( AY-və gə-BOR, - GAH-bor; February 11, 1919 – July 4, 1995) was a Hungarian-American actress, singer, and socialite. She was widely known for her role on the 1965–71 television sitcom Green Acres as Lisa Douglas, the wife of Eddie Albert's character, Oliver Wendell Douglas. She voiced "Duchess" in the Disney film The Aristocats, and Miss Bianca in Disney's The Rescuers and The Rescuers Down Under. Gabor was successful as an actress in film, on Broadway and on television. She was also a successful businessperson, marketing wigs, clothing and beauty products. Her elder sisters, Zsa Zsa and Magda Gabor, were also actresses and socialites.
- Age: Dec. at 76 (1919-1995)
- Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
- Jack Roosevelt Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American professional baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when he started at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947. When the Dodgers signed Robinson, they heralded the end of racial segregation in professional baseball that had relegated black players to the Negro leagues since the 1880s. Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.During his 10-year MLB career, Robinson won the inaugural Rookie of the Year Award in 1947, was an All-Star for six consecutive seasons from 1949 ...more
- Age: Dec. at 53 (1919-1972)
- Birthplace: Cairo, Georgia, United States of America
- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Fair useEugenia Lincoln "Jinx" Falkenburg (January 21, 1919 – August 27, 2003) was an American actress and model. She married journalist and publicist Tex McCrary in 1945. Known as "Tex and Jinx", the couple pioneered and popularized the talk-show format, first on radio and then in the early days of television. They hosted a series of interview shows in the late 1940s and early 1950s that combined celebrity chit-chat with discussions of important topics of the day.
- Age: Dec. at 84 (1919-2003)
- Birthplace: Spain, Barcelona
- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domainGeorge Corley Wallace Jr. (August 25, 1919 – September 13, 1998) was the 45th Governor of Alabama, a position he occupied for four terms, during which he promoted "low-grade industrial development, low taxes, and trade schools". He sought the United States presidency as a Democrat three times, and once as an American Independent Party candidate, unsuccessfully each time. He is best remembered for his staunch segregationist and populist views. Wallace was known as "the most dangerous racist in America" and notoriously opposed desegregation and supported the policies of "Jim Crow" during the Civil Rights Movement, declaring in his 1963 inaugural address that he stood for "segregation now, ...more
- Age: Dec. at 79 (1919-1998)
- Birthplace: Clio, Alabama, United States of America
- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domainJack Palance ( PAL-əns; born Volodymyr Palahniuk (Ukrainian: Володимир Палагню́к); February 18, 1919 – November 10, 2006) was an American actor of Ukrainian descent. He was nominated for three Academy Awards, all for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, receiving nominations for his roles in Sudden Fear (1952) and Shane (1953), and winning the Oscar almost 40 years later for his role in City Slickers (1991).
- Age: Dec. at 87 (1919-2006)
- Birthplace: Hazle Township, Pennsylvania, United States of America
- Photo: Metaweb (FB)Anne Beau Cox Chambers (born December 1, 1919) is an American media proprietor, who had a stake of interest in Cox Enterprises, a privately held media empire that includes newspapers, television, radio, cable television, and other businesses.She is the daughter of James M. Cox, a newspaper publisher and 1920 Democratic Presidential nominee, and his second wife, Margaretta Parker Blair. She owns and controls her father's business interests, through Cox Enterprises. For 33 years she co-owned the family company with her sister, Barbara Cox Anthony, who died on May 28, 2007. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Her net worth was estimated by Forbes at $16.1 billion in September 2014, based ...more
- Age: 103
- Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio