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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 ...more

Age: 95

Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Author, Actor, Voice acting, + more

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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 ...more

Age: Died at 68 (1922-1990)

Birthplace: Smithfield, North Carolina, United States of America

Profession: Actor

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#83 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

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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 ...more

Age: 95

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Television director, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more

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#12 on The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors

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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 ...more

Age: Died at 87 (1922-2009)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Comedian, Actor, Singer

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#59 on The Greatest Broadway Stars of All Time

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