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List of famous people born in 1922, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1922 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 1922. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1922, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1922 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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Betty White is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1922
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Betty White Ludden, known professionally as Betty White, is an American actress, comedienne, author, producer, radio host, singer, and television personality. In 2013, the Guinness World Records awarded White with having the longest television career for a female entertainer. To contemporary audiences, White is best known for her roles as Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls. The Writers Guild of America has included both sitcoms in its list of the 101 Best Written TV Series Of All Time. Since the death of co-star Rue McClanahan in 2010, she is the only surviving Golden Girl. Since 2010 she has starred as Elka Ostrovsky in the TV Land sitcom Hot in ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 96

Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States of America

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#5 on The Best TV Actors of All Time

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Ava Gardner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1922
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Ava Lavinia Gardner was an American actress. She was signed to a contract by MGM Studios in 1941 and appeared mainly in small roles until she drew attention with her performance in The Killers. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her work in Mogambo. She appeared in several high-profile films from the 1950s to 1970s, including The Hucksters, Show Boat, The Snows of Kilimanjaro, The Barefoot Contessa, Bhowani Junction, On the Beach, Seven Days in May, The Night of the Iguana, The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, Earthquake, and The Cassandra Crossing. Gardner continued to act regularly until 1986, four years before her death in London in 1990 at the age of 67. She is ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 68 (1922-1990)

Birthplace: Smithfield, North Carolina, United States of America

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Carl Reiner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1922
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Carl Reiner is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, and singer. He is best known for his role in a comedy duo with Mel Brooks. He is also known for his role on Your Show of Shows, as Alan Brady on The Dick Van Dyke Show, Saul Bloom in the Oceans Trilogy, as the voice of Shep in Good Boy!, and the voice of Sarmoti in Father of the Pride. Reiner has won 9 Emmy Awards and one Grammy Award during his career. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 96

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Bea Arthur is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1922
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Beatrice "Bea" Arthur was an American actress, comedian, and singer whose career spanned seven decades. Arthur achieved fame as the character Maude Findlay on the 1970s sitcoms All in the Family and Maude, and as Dorothy Zbornak on the 1980s sitcom The Golden Girls, winning Emmy Awards for both roles. A stage actress both before and after her television success, she won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance as Vera Charles in the original cast of Mame. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 87 (1922-2009)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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