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List of famous people born in 1924, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1924 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 1924. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1924, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1924 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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George H. W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1924
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George Herbert Walker Bush is a retired American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. A Republican, he had previously served as the 43rd Vice President of the United States, a congressman, an ambassador, and Director of Central Intelligence. He is the oldest living former President and Vice President. He is also the last living former President who is a veteran of World War II. Bush is often referred to as "George H. W. Bush", "Bush 41", "Bush the Elder", or "George Bush Sr." to distinguish him from his son, former President George W. Bush. Prior to his son's presidency, he was known simply as George Bush or President Bush. Bush was born in ...more

Age: 93

Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States of America

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#4 on The Best U.S. Presidents in the Past 50 Years

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#98 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

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Doris Day is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1924
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Doris Day is an American actress, singer, and animal rights activist. Day began her career as a big band singer in 1939. Her popularity began to rise after her first hit recording "Sentimental Journey", in 1945. After leaving Les Brown & His Band of Renown to embark on a solo career, Day started her long-lasting partnership with Columbia Records, which remained her only recording label. The contract lasted from 1947 to 1967 and included more than 650 recordings, making Day one of the most popular and acclaimed singers of the 20th century. In 1948, after being persuaded by songwriters Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne and by Al Levy, her agent at the time, she auditioned for film director Michael ...more

Age: 94

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

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#89 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#81 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

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#47 on The Best Living Actors in Their 80s

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Eva Marie Saint is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1924
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Eva Marie Saint is an American actress and producer. She is known for starring in Elia Kazan's On the Waterfront, for which she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest. She received Golden Globe and BAFTA Award nominations for A Hatful of Rain and won a Primetime Emmy Award for the television miniseries People Like Us. Her film career also includes roles in Raintree County, "North by Northwest", Exodus, Grand Prix, Nothing in Common, Because of Winn-Dixie, Superman Returns and Winter's Tale. ...more

Age: 93

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

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#20 on The Best Living Actresses Over 80

#9 on The Best Actors Who Won Oscars for Their First Movie

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Carroll O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1924
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Carroll O'Connor was an American actor, producer and director whose television career spanned four decades. A life-member of The Actors Studio, O'Connor first attracted attention as Major General Colt in the 1970 movie Kelly's Heroes. The following year he found fame as the lovable bigoted working man Archie Bunker, the main character in the 1970s CBS television sitcoms All in the Family and Archie Bunker's Place. O'Connor later starred in the NBC/CBS television crime drama In the Heat of the Night from 1988 to 1995, where he played the role of southern Police Chief William Gillespie. At the end of his career in the late 1990s, he played the father of Jamie Buchman on Mad About You. In 1996, ...more

Age: Died at 77 (1924-2001)

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

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