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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.

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Eva Gabor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1919
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Eva Gabor was a Hungarian-born American socialite and actress. She was widely known for her role on the 1965 to 1971 television sitcom Green Acres as Lisa Douglas, the wife of Eddie Albert's character, Oliver Wendell Douglas. She voiced "Duchess" in the 1970 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. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 76 (1919-1995)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

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Jackie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1919
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Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson was an American baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base on April 15, 1947. As the first major league team to play a black man since the 1880s, the Dodgers ended racial segregation that had relegated black players to the Negro leagues for six decades. The example of Robinson's character, his use of nonviolence, and his unquestionable talent challenged the traditional basis of segregation, which then marked many other aspects of American life, and contributed significantly to the Civil Rights Movement. In ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 53 (1919-1972)

Birthplace: Cairo, Georgia, United States of America

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#38 on The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

#47 on The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

#25 on The Most Beloved US Veterans

#46 on The Best Hitters in Baseball History

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Jinx Falkenburg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1919
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Eugenia Lincoln "Jinx" Falkenburg was an actress, expert swimmer and tennis star, and one of the highest-paid and most ubiquitous cover-girl models in the United States during the 1930s and 1940s - one of the first supermodels. She married journalist and influential publicist Tex McCrary in 1945. Known as "Tex and Jinx" to most American households, the glamorous 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. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 84 (1919-2003)

Birthplace: Spain, Barcelona

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George Wallace is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1919
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George Corley Wallace, Jr. was an American politician and the 45th Governor of Alabama, having served two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms as a Democrat: 1963–1967, 1971–1979 and 1983–1987. Wallace has the third longest gubernatorial tenure in post-Constitutional U.S. history at 5,848 days. After four runs for U.S. President, he earned the title "the most influential loser" in 20th century U.S. politics, according to biographers Dan T. Carter and Stephan Lesher. A 1972 assassination attempt left Wallace paralyzed, and he used a wheelchair for the remainder of his life. He is remembered for his Southern populist and segregationist attitudes during the mid-20th century period of ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 79 (1919-1998)

Birthplace: Barbour County, Eufaula, AL-GA Micropolitan Statistical Area, Clio, Contiguous United States, + more

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