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Hikmat Abu Zayd

Hikmat Abu Zayd (<a href="/born/year/1922" title="Celebrities Born in 1922">1922</a>-July 30, 2011)

Hikmat Abu Zayd was an Egyptian politician and academic. She became the first female cabinet minister in Egypt in 1962. Her tenure as minister of social affairs set a precedent. Afterwards, it became common for women to head that ministry. An avowed advocate of Nasserism, Abu Zayd has had a major impact on Egyptian law and policy in the areas of... Wikipedia
Shaykh Daud, Asyut Governorate, Egypt

Susanna Agnelli (April 24, 1922-May 15, 2009)

Susanna Agnelli, Contessa Rattazzi, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI was an Italian politician, businesswoman and writer. She was the first woman to be appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs in Italy. Wikipedia
Turin, Italy
Rome, Italy
Irina Antonova

Irina Antonova (March 20, 1922-)

Irina Aleksandrovna Antonova was the Director of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow for 52 years, from 1961 to 2013, making her the oldest and the longest serving director of a major art museum in the world. Among her many awards and decorations are the State Prize of the Russian Federation and the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. She is now... Wikipedia

Alan Armer (July 7, 1922-December 5, 2010)

Alan A. Armer was an American television writer, producer, and director. Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California
Century City, California
Bea Arthur

Bea Arthur (May 13, 1922-April 25, 2009)

Beatrice "Bea" Arthur was an American actress, comedian, and singer whose career spanned seven decades. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
K. Asif

K. Asif (April 14, 1922-March 9, 1971)

K. Asif was a film director, film producer and screenwriter who was famous for his work on the Hindi epic motion picture, 'Mughal-e-Azam'. Wikipedia
Etawah, Uttar Pradesh
Bombay, Maharashtra

Bernard Bailyn (September 9, 1922-)

Bernard Bailyn is an American historian, author, and professor specializing in U.S. Colonial and Revolutionary-era History. He has been a professor at Harvard University since 1953. Bailyn has won the Pulitzer Prize for History twice. In 1998 the National Endowment for the Humanities selected him for the Jefferson Lecture. He was a recipient of the... Wikipedia
Hartford, Connecticut

Juan Antonio Bardem (June 2, 1922-October 30, 2002)

Juan Antonio Bardem was a Spanish screen writer and film director. He was best known for 'Muerte de un ciclista' which won the FIPRESCI Prize at the 1955 Cannes Film Festival, and 'El puente' which won the Golden Prize at the 10th Moscow International Film Festival. His 1979 film 'Seven Days in January' won the Golden Prize at the 11th Moscow... Wikipedia
Madrid, Spain
Madrid, Spain
Nikolay Basov

Nikolay Basov (December 14, 1922-July 1, 2001)

Nikolay Gennadiyevich Basov was a Soviet physicist and educator. For his fundamental work in the field of quantum electronics that led to the development of laser and maser, Basov shared the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics with Alexander Prokhorov and Charles Hard Townes. Wikipedia
Usman, Russia
Moscow, Russia

Phyllis Battelle (<a href="/born/year/1922" title="Celebrities Born in 1922">1922</a>-)

Phyllis Battelle is an American journalist.
Barbara Bel Geddes

Barbara Bel Geddes (October 31, 1922-August 8, 2005)

Barbara Bel Geddes was an American actress, artist and children's author, whose career spanned six decades. She was best known for her starring role in the television drama series 'Dallas' as matriarch Miss Ellie Ewing. Bel Geddes also starred in the original Broadway production of 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' in the role of Maggie. Her notable films... Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.
Northeast Harbor, Maine, U.S.
David Belnap

David Belnap (July 27, 1922-November 8, 2009)

David Foster Belnap was an award-winning American journalist, foreign correspondent, director of Latin American press services for United Press International and Foreign Desk Editor of the 'Los Angeles Times'. He won the 1970 Ed Stout Award of the Overseas Press Club for his series of articles on political changes in Chile and the Maria Moors Cabot... Wikipedia
Ogden, Utah
Arcadia, California
Elmer Bernstein

Elmer Bernstein (April 4, 1922-August 18, 2004)

Elmer Bernstein was an American composer and conductor best known for his many film scores. In a career which spanned fifty years, he composed music for hundreds of film and television productions. His most popular works include the scores to 'The Magnificent Seven', 'The Ten Commandments', 'The Great Escape', 'To Kill a Mockingbird',... Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.
Ojai, California

Agustina Bessa-Luís (October 15, 1922-)

Agustina Bessa-Luís, GOSE is a Portuguese writer. Wikipedia

George D. Beveridge (January 5, 1922-February 14, 1987)

George D. Beveridge was an American journalist praised for his coverage of the Washington politics, government, and regional development, and described by 'The Washington Post' as "an expert on this city and a keen observer and critic of journalistic ethics and practices". He won a Pulitzer Prize for 1957 coverage of Washington urban problems. Wikipedia
Washington, D.C., USA
Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Aage Bohr

Aage Bohr (June 19, 1922-September 9, 2009)

Aage Niels Bohr was a Danish nuclear physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1975 with Ben Mottelson and James Rainwater "for the discovery of the connection between collective motion and particle motion in atomic nuclei and the development of the theory of the structure of the atomic nucleus based on this connection". Since his father,... Wikipedia
Copenhagen, Denmark
Copenhagen, Denmark
Charles Brown (musician)

Charles Brown (musician) (September 13, 1922-January 21, 1999)

Tony Russell "Charles" Brown, born in Texas City, Texas was an American blues singer and pianist whose soft-toned, slow-paced blues-club style influenced the development of blues performance during the 1940s and 1950s. He had several hit recordings, including "Driftin' Blues" and "Merry Christmas Baby". Wikipedia
Texas City, Texas, United States
Oakland, California, United States
Roscoe Lee Browne

Roscoe Lee Browne (May 2, 1922-April 11, 2007)

Roscoe Lee Browne was an American actor and director, known for his rich voice and dignified bearing. Wikipedia
Woodbury, New Jersey, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Frances Marie Burke (May 4, 1922-)

Frances Marie Burke was Miss America in 1940. Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
José Cabanis

José Cabanis (March 2, 1922-October 6, 2000)

José Cabanis was a French novelist, essayist, historian and magistrate. He was elected mainteneur of the Académie des Jeux floraux in 1965 and a member of the Académie française in 1990. Wikipedia
Toulouse, France
Balma, France
Sid Caesar

Sid Caesar (September 8, 1922-February 12, 2014)

Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar was an American comic actor and writer, best known for the pioneering 1950s live television series 'Your Show of Shows', a 90-minute weekly show watched by 60 million people, and its successor 'Caesar's Hour', both of which influenced later generations of comedians. He also acted in movies; he played Coach Calhoun in... Wikipedia
Yonkers, New York, United States
Beverly Hills, California, United States

Gordon Chater (April 6, 1922-December 12, 1999)

Gordon Maitland Chater AM was a Gold Logie-award winning English Australian comedian and actor. Wikipedia
London, England
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Penny Chenery (January 27, 1922-)

Helen Bates "Penny" Chenery Tweedy is an American sportswoman who bred and raced Secretariat, the 1973 winner of the Triple Crown. The youngest of three children, she graduated from The Madeira School in 1939 and earned a Bachelor of Arts from Smith College, then studied at the Columbia Business School, where she met her future husband, John... Wikipedia
New Rochelle, New York,
Stanley Cohen (biochemist)

Stanley Cohen (biochemist) (November 17, 1922-)

Brooklyn, New York
Jackie Cooper

Jackie Cooper (September 15, 1922-May 3, 2011)

Jackie Cooper, was an American actor, television director, producer and executive. He was a child actor who managed to make the transition to an adult career. Cooper was the first child actor to receive an Academy Award nomination. At age 9, he was also the youngest performer to have been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading... Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, United States
Beverly Hills, California, United States
Joan Copeland

Joan Copeland (June 1, 1922-)

Joan Copeland is an American actress and the younger sister of celebrated playwright Arthur Miller. She began her career during the mid-1940s, appearing in theatre in New York City, where, shortly thereafter, she would become one of the very first members admitted to the newly formed Actors Studio. She moved into television and film during the... Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.
José Craveirinha

José Craveirinha (May 28, 1922-February 6, 2003)

José Craveirinha, was born in Maputo, Mozambique and is today considered the greatest poet of that country. Wikipedia
Maputo, Mocambique
Halina Czerny-Stefańska

Halina Czerny-Stefańska (December 31, 1922-July 1, 2001)

Halina Czerny-Stefańska was a Polish pianist. Wikipedia
Kraków, Poland
Ruby Dee

Ruby Dee (October 27, 1922-June 11, 2014)

Ruby Dee was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and activist. She is perhaps best known for co-starring in the films 'A Raisin in the Sun', 'Do the Right Thing', and 'American Gangster' for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She was the recipient of Grammy, Emmy, Obie, Drama Desk,... Wikipedia
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
New Rochelle, New York, U.S.

Hans Georg Dehmelt (September 9, 1922-)

Hans Georg Dehmelt is a German-born American physicist, who was awarded Nobel Prize in Physics in 1989, for co-developing the ion trap technique with Wolfgang Paul, for which they shared one-half of the prize. Their technique was used for high precision measurement of the electron g-factor. Wikipedia
Görlitz, Germany
Blake Edwards

Blake Edwards (July 26, 1922-December 15, 2010)

Blake Edwards was an American film director, screenwriter and producer. Wikipedia
Tulsa, Oklahoma, US
Santa Monica, California, US
Denholm Elliott

Denholm Elliott (May 31, 1922-October 6, 1992)

Denholm Mitchell Elliott, CBE was an English film, television and theatre actor with more than 120 film and television credits. He trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. In the 1980s, he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in three consecutive years, the only actor ever to have achieved this. He is perhaps best... Wikipedia
Ealing, London, England
Ibiza, Spain
Vladimir Etush

Vladimir Etush (May 6, 1922-)

Vladimir Abramovich Etush is a Soviet film and television actor and a People's Artist of the USSR, an honorary title granted to citizens of the Soviet Union. Wikipedia
Michael Flanders

Michael Flanders (March 1, 1922-April 14, 1975)

Michael Henry Flanders OBE was an English actor, broadcaster, and writer and performer of comic songs. He is best known for his stage partnership with Donald Swann. Wikipedia
London, England
Betws-y-Coed, Wales
Redd Foxx

Redd Foxx (December 9, 1922-October 11, 1991)

Jon Elroy Sanford, known professionally as Redd Foxx, was an American comedian and actor, best remembered for his explicit comedy records and his starring role on the 1970s sitcom 'Sanford and Son'. Wikipedia
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Ernie Freeman (August 16, 1922-May 16, 1981)

Ernest Aaron "Ernie" Freeman was an American pianist, organist, bandleader and arranger. He was responsible for arranging many successful rhythm and blues and pop records from the 1950s to the 1970s. Wikipedia
Cleveland, Ohio, US
Los Angeles, California, US
Franz Fühmann

Franz Fühmann (January 15, 1922-July 8, 1984)

Franz Fühmann was a German writer who lived and worked in East Germany. He wrote in a variety of formats, including short stories, essays, screenplays and children's books. Influenced by Nazism in his youth, he later embraced socialism. Wikipedia
Rokytnice nad Jizerou, Czechoslovakia
Berlin, Germany
William Gaddis

William Gaddis (December 29, 1922-December 16, 1998)

William Thomas Gaddis, Jr. was an American novelist. The first and longest of his five novels, 'The Recognitions', was named one of TIME magazine's 100 best novels from 1923 to 2005 and two others, 'J R' and 'A Frolic of His Own', won the annual U.S. National Book Award for Fiction. A collection of his essays was published posthumously as 'The Rush... Wikipedia
Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
East Hampton, New York, USA
Judy Garland

Judy Garland (June 10, 1922-June 22, 1969)

Judy Garland was an American singer, actress, and vaudevillian. She was renowned for her vocals and attained international stardom which continued throughout a career that spanned more than 40 years as an actress in musical and dramatic roles, as a recording artist and on concert stages. Respected for her versatility, she received a Juvenile... Wikipedia
Grand Rapids, Minnesota, US
Chelsea, London, England
Vittorio Gassman

Vittorio Gassman (September 1, 1922-June 29, 2000)

Vittorio Gassman, Knight Grand Cross, OMRI, popularly known as Il Mattatore, was an Italian theatre and film actor, as well as director. Wikipedia
Genoa, Liguria, Italy
Rome, Italy
Louis van Gasteren

Louis van Gasteren (November 20, 1922-)

Louis Alphonse van Gasteren is a Dutch film director, film producer, and artist. He was born in Amsterdam. He is the son of the actor Louis van Gasteren Sr. and the concert-singer Elise Menagé Challa and brother of actress Josephine van Gasteren. Wikipedia
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Paul Gégauff (August 10, 1922-December 24, 1983)

Paul Gégauff was a French screenwriter, actor and director. He collaborated with director Claude Chabrol on 14 films. Among his films are 'Les Biches', 'Plein Soleil' and the autobiographical 'Une Partie de Plaisir'. In 1962, he and René Clement received an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America as the screenwriters for 'Plein Soleil',... Wikipedia
Blotzheim, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France
Gjovik, Norway
Józef Andrzej Gierowski

Józef Andrzej Gierowski (<a href="/born/year/1922" title="Celebrities Born in 1922">1922</a>-2006)

Józef Andrzej Gierowski was a Polish historian, professor and rector of the Jagiellonian University. Wikipedia
Manolis Glezos

Manolis Glezos (September 9, 1922-)

Manolis Glezos is a Greek left wing politician and writer, best known for his participation in the World War II resistance. Wikipedia
Apiranthos, Greece
John B. Goodenough

John B. Goodenough (July 25, 1922-)

John Bannister Goodenough is an American professor and prominent solid-state physicist. He is currently a professor of mechanical engineering and materials science at the University of Texas at Austin. He is widely credited for the identification and development of the Li-ion rechargeable battery as well as for developing the Goodenough-Kanamori... Wikipedia
Jena, Germany

Lillian Hayman (July 17, 1922-October 25, 1994)

Lillian Irene Hayman was a Tony Award-winning American actress and singer. Wikipedia
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Hollis, Queens, New York, U.S.

Michel Henry (January 10, 1922-July 3, 2002)

Michel Henry was a French philosopher and novelist. He wrote five novels and numerous philosophical works. He also lectured at universities in France, Belgium, the United States of America, and Japan. Wikipedia
Haiphong, French Indochina (present-day Vietnam)
Albi, France
Don Hewitt

Don Hewitt (December 14, 1922-August 19, 2009)

Donald Shepard "Don" Hewitt was an American television news producer and executive, best known for creating '60 Minutes', the CBS television news magazine, in 1968, which at the time of his death, was the longest-running prime-time broadcast on American television. Under Hewitt's leadership, '60 Minutes' was the only news program ever rated the... Wikipedia
New York City, New York, United States
Bridgehampton, New York, United States
John Hick

John Hick (January 20, 1922-February 9, 2012)

John Harwood Hick was a philosopher of religion and theologian born in England who taught in the United States for the larger part of his career. In philosophical theology, he made contributions in the areas of theodicy, eschatology, and Christology, and in the philosophy of religion he contributed to the areas of epistemology of religion and... Wikipedia
Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Birmingham, England
Al Hirt

Al Hirt (November 7, 1922-April 27, 1999)

Al Hirt was an American trumpeter and bandleader. He is best remembered for his million-selling recordings of "Java" and the accompanying album 'Honey in the Horn', and for the theme song to 'The Green Hornet'. His nicknames included "Jumbo" and "The Round Mound of Sound". Hirt was inducted into The Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in November 2009. Wikipedia
New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana

Sigbjørn Hølmebakk (<a href="/born/year/1922" title="Celebrities Born in 1922">1922</a>-1981)

Sigbjørn Hølmebakk was a Norwegian author. Wikipedia
Feda, Vest-Agder
Robert W. Holley

Robert W. Holley (January 28, 1922-February 11, 1993)

Robert William Holley was an American biochemist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1968 for describing the structure of alanine transfer RNA, linking DNA and protein synthesis. Wikipedia
Kim Hunter

Kim Hunter (November 12, 1922-September 11, 2002)

Kim Hunter was an American film, theatre, and television actress. She won both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, each as Best Supporting Actress, for her performance as Stella Kowalski in the 1951 film 'A Streetcar Named Desire'. Decades later she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for her work on the long-running soap 'The Edge of... Wikipedia
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
New York City, New York, U.S.
Ciccio Ingrassia

Ciccio Ingrassia (October 5, 1922-April 28, 2003)

Francesco "Ciccio" Ingrassia was an Italian actor, comedian and film director. Wikipedia
George S. Irving

George S. Irving (November 1, 1922-)

George S. Irving is an American actor, known primarily for his character roles on Broadway. Wikipedia
Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.

Lamont Johnson (September 30, 1922-October 24, 2010)

Lamont Johnson was an American actor and film director who has appeared in and directed many television shows and movies. He won two Emmy Awards. Wikipedia
Stockton, California, U.S.
Monterey, California
Lucille Kallen

Lucille Kallen (May 28, 1922-January 18, 1999)

Lucille Kallen was an American writer, screenwriter, playwright, composer, and lyricist. She was best known for being the only woman in the most famous of all TV writers' rooms, the one that created Sid Caesar's 'Your Show of Shows' from 1950 to 1954. In addition, she worked extensively on Broadway, was a long-time writing partner of Mel Tolkin,... Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California
Ardsley, New York

Irene Kampen (April 18, 1922-February 1, 1998)

Irene Kampen was an American newspaperwoman and writer who wrote several books about events in her life. Wikipedia
Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac (March 12, 1922-October 21, 1969)

Jack Kerouac was an American novelist and poet. Wikipedia
Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
St. Petersburg, Florida, United States

Jean Kerr (July 10, 1922-January 5, 2003)

Jean Kerr was an Irish-American author and playwright born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and best known for her humorous bestseller, 'Please Don't Eat the Daisies', and the plays 'King of Hearts' and 'Mary, Mary'. Wikipedia
Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
White Plains, New York, USA
Ali Akbar Khan

Ali Akbar Khan (April 14, 1922-June 18, 2009)

Ali Akbar Khan, often referred to as Khansahib or by the title Ustad, was a Hindustani classical musician of the Maihar gharana, known for his virtuosity in playing the sarod. Khan was instrumental in popularising Indian classical music in the West, both as a performer, and as a teacher. He established a music school in Calcutta in 1956, and the... Wikipedia
San Anselmo, California, United States
Har Gobind Khorana

Har Gobind Khorana (January 9, 1922-November 9, 2011)

Har Gobind Khorana also known as Hargobind Khorana was an Indian-American biochemist who shared the 1968 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Marshall W. Nirenberg and Robert W. Holley for research that helped to show how the order of nucleotides in nucleic acids, which carry the genetic code of the cell, control the cell’s synthesis of... Wikipedia
Raipur, Punjab, Pakistan
Concord, Massachusetts, U.S.
Richard Kiley

Richard Kiley (March 31, 1922-March 5, 1999)

Richard Paul Kiley was an American stage, television, and film actor. He is best known for his distinguished theatrical career in which he twice won the Tony Award for Best Actor In A Musical. Kiley created the role of Don Quixote in the original 1965 production of the Broadway musical 'Man of La Mancha' and was the first to sing and record "The... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Warwick, New York, United States

Dick King-Smith (March 27, 1922-January 4, 2011)

Ronald Gordon King-Smith OBE, Hon.MEd, was a prolific English writer of children's books, primarily using the pen name Dick King-Smith. He is best known for 'The Sheep-Pig', or 'Babe the Gallant Pig' in the US. It was adapted as the movie 'Babe' and translations have been published in fifteen languages. He was awarded an Honorary Master of... Wikipedia
Bitton, Gloucestershire, England, UK
Bath, Somerset, England, UK
Joseph Ki-Zerbo

Joseph Ki-Zerbo (June 21, 1922-December 4, 2006)

Joseph Ki-Zerbo was a Burkinabé historian, politician and writer. He spent his youth in Toma where he grew up in a rural context inside a big family. Ki-Zerbo himself declared that his first 11 years passed in a rural context marked his personality and thoughts. He was recognized as one of Africa’s foremost thinkers. He was educated both in his... Wikipedia
Jack Klugman

Jack Klugman (April 27, 1922-December 24, 2012)

Jack Klugman was an American stage, film and television actor. Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Raffaele La Capria

Raffaele La Capria (October 3, 1922-)

Raffaele La Capria is an Italian writer, known especially for the three novels which were collected as 'Tre romanzi di una giornata'. Wikipedia
Naples, Italy
Jim Laker

Jim Laker (February 9, 1922-April 23, 1986)

James "Jim" Charles Laker was a cricketer who played for England in the 1950s, known for "Laker's match" in 1956 at Old Trafford, Manchester, when he took nineteen wickets in England's victory against Australia. He played 46 Test matches between 1948 and 1959, taking 193 wickets with a bowling average of 21.24; in all first-class matches he took... Wikipedia
Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Putney, London, England
Albert Lamorisse

Albert Lamorisse (January 13, 1922-June 2, 1970)

Albert Lamorisse was a French filmmaker, film producer, and writer, who is best known for his award winning short films which he began making in the late 1940s, and also for inventing the famous strategic board game 'Risk' in 1957. Wikipedia
Paris, France
Tehran, Iran
Ivan Lapikov

Ivan Lapikov (July 7, 1922-May 2, 1993)

Ivan Gerasimovich Lapikov - was a Soviet and Russian actor. Wikipedia
Saratov Governorate
Norman Lear

Norman Lear (July 27, 1922-)

Norman Milton Lear is an American television writer and producer who produced such 1970s sitcoms as 'All in the Family', 'Sanford and Son', 'One Day at a Time', 'The Jeffersons', 'Good Times', and 'Maude'. As a political activist, he founded the advocacy organization People for the American Way in 1981 and has supported First Amendment rights and... Wikipedia
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Leon M. Lederman

Leon M. Lederman (July 15, 1922-)

Leon Max Lederman is an American experimental physicist who received, along with Martin Lewis Perl, the Wolf Prize in Physics in 1982, for their research on quarks and leptons, and the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1988, along with Melvin Schwartz and Jack Steinberger, for their research on neutrinos. He is Director Emeritus of Fermi National... Wikipedia
New York
Stan Lee

Stan Lee (December 28, 1922-)

Stan Lee is an American comic book writer, editor, publisher, media producer, television host, actor, voice actor and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics. Wikipedia
New York City, USA
Margaret Leighton

Margaret Leighton (February 26, 1922-January 13, 1976)

Margaret Leighton was an English actress. She was known for her exquisite sense of grandeur and refinement. She created the role of Hannah Jelkes in Tennessee Williams' 'The Night of the Iguana'. Wikipedia
Barnt Green, Worcestershire, England, U.K.
Chichester, Sussex, England, U.K.

Eda LeShan (June 6, 1922-March 3, 2002)

Eda LeShan was an American writer, television host, counselor, educator, and playwright. She was a "voice of respect for the inherent integrity of children." LeShan was married to Lawrence LeShan, the American psychologist and writer. Wikipedia
Flora Lewis

Flora Lewis (July 29, 1922-June 2, 2002)

Flora Lewis was an American journalist. Wikipedia
Los Angeles
Carlo Lizzani

Carlo Lizzani (April 3, 1922-October 5, 2013)

Carlo Lizzani was an Italian film director, screenwriter and critic. Wikipedia
Rome, Italy
Mochtar Lubis

Mochtar Lubis (March 7, 1922-July 2, 2004)

Mochtar Lubis was an Indonesian Batak journalist and novelist who co-founded 'Indonesia Raya'. His novel 'Senja di Jakarta' was the first Indonesian novel to be translated into English. He was a critic of Sukarno and was imprisoned by him. He has been described as a "renaissance man par excellence." Wikipedia
Padang, Indonesia
Jakarta, Indonesia

Charlotte MacLeod (November 12, 1922-January 14, 2005)

Bath, New Brunswick, Canada
Lewiston, Maine, United States

Giorgio Manganelli (November 15, 1922-May 28, 1990)

Giorgio Manganelli was an Italian journalist, avant-garde writer, translator and literary critic. A native of Milan, he was one of the leaders of the avant-garde literary movement in Italy in the 1960s. He was a baroque and expressionist writer. Manganelli translated Edgar Allan Poe's complete stories and authors like T. S. Eliot, Henry James, Eric... Wikipedia

Vladimir Marchenko (July 7, 1922-)

Vladimir Alexandrovich Marchenko is a Ukrainian mathematician who specializes in mathematical physics. Wikipedia

D. M. Marshman, Jr. (December 21, 1922-)

Donald M. Marshman, Jr., credited as D.M. Marshman is an American screenwriter known mainly for his contribution to the film script for 'Sunset Boulevard'. Wikipedia
Cleveland, Ohio
Dick Martin (comedian)

Dick Martin (comedian) (January 30, 1922-May 24, 2008)

Thomas Richard "Dick" Martin was an American comedian and director, best known for his role as the cohost of the sketch comedy program 'Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In' from 1968 to 1973. Wikipedia
Battle Creek, Michigan
Santa Monica, California
Joey Maxim

Joey Maxim (March 28, 1922-June 2, 2001)

Giuseppe Antonio Berardinelli was an American professional boxer. He was a Light Heavyweight Champion of the World. He took the ring-name Joey Maxim from the Maxim gun, the world's first self-acting machine gun, based on his ability to rapidly throw a large number of left jabs. Wikipedia
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.
Darren McGavin

Darren McGavin (May 7, 1922-February 25, 2006)

Darren McGavin was an American actor best known for his portrayal of the grumpy father in the film 'A Christmas Story,' and for the title role in the television horror series 'Kolchak: The Night Stalker.' He appeared as the title character in the 1950s television series 'Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer'. From 1959–1961, McGavin starred in the NBC... Wikipedia
Spokane, Washington
Los Angeles, California
George McGovern

George McGovern (July 19, 1922-October 21, 2012)

George Stanley McGovern was an American historian, author and U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 presidential election. Wikipedia
Avon, South Dakota, United States
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus (April 22, 1922-January 5, 1979)

Charles Mingus Jr. was a highly influential American jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader. Mingus's compositions retained the hot and soulful feel of hard bop and drew heavily from black gospel music and blues while sometimes drawing on elements of Third Stream, free jazz, and classical music. Yet Mingus avoided categorization, forging his... Wikipedia
US Army Base in Nogales, Arizona
Cuernavaca, Mexico
Minnie Miñoso

Minnie Miñoso (November 29, 1922-March 1, 2015)

Orestes "Minnie" Miñoso, nicknamed "The Cuban Comet" and "Mr. White Sox", was a Cuban Negro league and Major League Baseball player. He began his baseball career in 1946 and became an All-Star third baseman with the New York Cubans and was signed by the Cleveland Indians after the 1948 season as baseball's color line slowly fell. Miñoso went on to... Wikipedia
Havana, Cuba
Chicago, Illinois
Tad Mosel

Tad Mosel (May 1, 1922-August 24, 2008)

Tad Mosel was an American playwright and one of the leading dramatists of hour-long teleplay genre for live television during the 1950s. He received the 1961 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play 'All the Way Home'. Wikipedia
Steubenville, Ohio, USA
Concord, New Hampshire, USA
Claus Moser, Baron Moser

Claus Moser, Baron Moser (November 24, 1922-)

Claus Adolf Moser, Baron Moser, KCB, CBE is a British statistician who has made major contributions in both academia and the Civil Service. He prides himself rather on being a non-mathematical statistician, and says that the thing that frightened him most in his life was when Maurice Kendall asked him to teach a course on analysis of variance at... Wikipedia
Berlin, Germany
Howard Moss

Howard Moss (January 22, 1922-September 16, 1987)

Howard Moss was an American poet, dramatist and critic. He was poetry editor of 'The New Yorker' magazine from 1948 until his death and he won the National Book Award in 1972 for 'Selected Poems'. Wikipedia
Agostinho Neto

Agostinho Neto (September 17, 1922-September 10, 1979)

António Agostinho Neto served as the first President of Angola, after having led the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola in the war for independence. Until his death, he led the MPLA in the civil war. Known also for his literary activities, he is considered Angola's preeminent poet. His birthday is celebrated as National Heroes Day, a... Wikipedia
Bengo, Angola (then a Portugal-ruled territory)
Moscow, Soviet Union
Julius Nyerere

Julius Nyerere (April 13, 1922-October 14, 1999)

Julius Kambarage Nyerere was a Tanzanian politician who served as the leader of Tanzania, and previously Tanganyika, from 1960 until his retirement in 1985. Wikipedia
London, England
Sven Nykvist

Sven Nykvist (December 3, 1922-September 20, 2006)

Sven Vilhem Nykvist was a Swedish cinematographer. He worked on over 120 films, but is known especially for his work with director Ingmar Bergman. He won Academy Awards for his work on two Bergman films, 'Cries and Whispers' in 1973 and 'Fanny and Alexander' in 1983, and the Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography for 'The Unbearable... Wikipedia
Moheda, Kronobergs län, Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden
Hiroo Onoda

Hiroo Onoda (March 19, 1922-January 16, 2014)

Hiroo Onoda was an Imperial Japanese Army intelligence officer who fought in World War II and did not surrender in 1945. In 1974 his former commander traveled from Japan to personally issue orders relieving him from duty. Onoda had spent almost 30 years holding out in the Philippines. He held the rank of Second Lieutenant in the Imperial Japanese... Wikipedia
Kamekawa, Wakayama, Japan
Tokyo, Japan
Grace Paley

Grace Paley (December 11, 1922-August 22, 2007)

Grace Paley was an American short story writer, poet, teacher, and political activist. Wikipedia
The Bronx, New York City
Thetford, Vermont
Pier Paolo Pasolini

Pier Paolo Pasolini (March 5, 1922-November 2, 1975)

Pier Paolo Pasolini was an Italian film director, poet, writer and intellectual. Pasolini distinguished himself as a poet, journalist, philosopher, novelist, playwright, filmmaker, newspaper and magazine columnist, actor, painter and political figure. He demonstrated a unique and extraordinary cultural versatility, becoming a highly controversial... Wikipedia
Bologna, Italy
Ostia, Rome, Italy
Arthur Penn

Arthur Penn (September 27, 1922-September 28, 2010)

Arthur Hiller Penn was an American director and producer of film, television and theater. Penn directed critically acclaimed films throughout the 1960s such as the drama 'The Chase', the biographical crime film 'Bonnie and Clyde' and the comedy 'Alice's Restaurant'. He also got attention for his revisionist Western 'Little Big Man'. Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
New York City, United States

Alan Perlis (April 1, 1922-February 7, 1990)

Alan Jay Perlis was an American computer scientist known for his pioneering work in programming languages and the first recipient of the Turing Award. Wikipedia
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Gregory Rabassa (March 9, 1922-)

Gregory Rabassa is a prominent literary translator from Spanish and Portuguese to English. Wikipedia
Yitzhak Rabin

Yitzhak Rabin (March 1, 1922-November 4, 1995)

Yitzhak Rabin was an Israeli politician, statesman and general. He was the fifth Prime Minister of Israel, serving two terms in office, 1974–77 and 1992 until his assassination in 1995. Wikipedia
Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine
Tel Aviv, Israel
Allu Rama Lingaiah

Allu Rama Lingaiah (October 1, 1922-July 30, 2004)

Allu Rama Lingaiah was an Indian Telugu comedic actor from Palakol, who appeared in over two hundred Tollywood films. Wikipedia
Palakollu, Andhra Pradesh, India
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Carl Reiner

Carl Reiner (March 20, 1922-)

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... Wikipedia
The Bronx, New York City New York, United States

Jean-Claude Renard (April 22, 1922-November 19, 2002)

Jean-Claude Renard was a French poet. He was born in Toulon and died in Paris. Wikipedia
Alain Resnais

Alain Resnais (June 3, 1922-March 1, 2014)

Alain Resnais was a French film director whose career extended over more than six decades. After training as a film editor in the mid-1940s, he went on to direct a number of short films which included 'Night and Fog', an influential documentary about the Nazi concentration camps. Wikipedia
Vannes, Morbihan, Brittany, France
Paris, France

Rex Richards (chemist) (October 28, 1922-)

Sir Rex Edward Richards FRS, FRSC, FBA is a British scientist and academic. He has been Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford and a director of the Leverhulme Trust. Wikipedia
Colyton, Devon, England
Jack Ritchie

Jack Ritchie (February 26, 1922-April 25, 1983)

John George Reitci was an American writer of detective fiction who wrote under the name Jack Ritchie. Although he wrote one novel, he was primarily known for his vast output of short stories. Wikipedia
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Jean Ritchie

Jean Ritchie (December 8, 1922-June 1, 2015)

Jean Ritchie was an American folk music singer, songwriter, and Appalachian dulcimer player. Wikipedia
Viper, Kentucky, United States
Berea, Kentucky, United States
Jason Robards

Jason Robards (July 26, 1922-December 26, 2000)

Jason Nelson Robards, Jr. was an American actor on stage, and in film and television. He was a winner of the Tony Award, two Academy Awards and the Emmy Award. He was also a United States Navy combat veteran of World War II. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Jerry Robinson

Jerry Robinson (January 1, 1922-December 7, 2011)

Sherrill David Robinson, known as Jerry Robinson, was an American comic book artist known for his work on DC Comics' Batman line of comics during the 1940s. He is best known as the co-creator of the Joker and for his work on behalf of creators' rights. Wikipedia
Trenton, New Jersey
Staten Island, New York

Raigh Roe (December 12, 1922-November 2014)

Dame Raigh Edith Roe DBE has been a member of the Australian Country Women's Association since 1941; she became Branch President, Western Australian State President and, eventually, National President of the CWA. Wikipedia
Francesco Rosi

Francesco Rosi (November 15, 1922-January 10, 2015)

Francesco Rosi was an Italian film director. His film 'The Mattei Affair' won the Palme d'Or at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival. Rosi's films, especially those of the 1960s and 1970s, often appeared to have political messages. While the topics for his later films became less politically oriented and more angled toward literature, he continued to... Wikipedia
Naples, Italy
Rome, Italy
José Saramago

José Saramago (November 16, 1922-June 18, 2010)

José de Sousa Saramago, GColSE, was a Portuguese writer and recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature. His works, some of which can be seen as allegories, commonly present subversive perspectives on historic events, emphasizing the human factor. Harold Bloom described Saramago as "the greatest living novelist" and considers him to be "a... Wikipedia
Azinhaga, Ribatejo, Portugal
Tías, Las Palmas Province, Spain
Telly Savalas

Telly Savalas (January 21, 1922-January 22, 1994)

Aristotelis "Telly" Savalas was a Greek-American film and television actor and singer, whose career spanned four decades. Perhaps best known for playing the title role in the 1970s crime drama 'Kojak', Savalas was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in 'Birdman of Alcatraz'. Wikipedia
Garden City, New York, U.S.
Universal City, California, U.S.
Charles M. Schulz

Charles M. Schulz (November 26, 1922-February 12, 2000)

Charles Monroe Schulz, nicknamed Sparky, was an American cartoonist, best known for the comic strip 'Peanuts'. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential cartoonists of all time, cited as a major influence by many later cartoonists. 'Calvin and Hobbes' creator Bill Watterson wrote in 2007: "'Peanuts' pretty much defines the modern comic... Wikipedia
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Santa Rosa, California
Paul Scofield

Paul Scofield (January 21, 1922-March 19, 2008)

David Paul Scofield, better known as Paul Scofield, was an English actor of stage and screen who was known for his striking presence, distinctive voice, and for the clarity and effortless intensity of his delivery. Regarded as one of the greatest Shakespearean actors of all time, Scofield preferred the stage over film. This, and his decision to put... Wikipedia
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, UK
Sussex, England, UK

Margaret Scott (dancer) (April 26, 1922-)

Catherine Margaret Mary Scott, AC, DBE, best known as Dame Margaret Scott, is a South African-born Australian dancer. Wikipedia
Johannesburg, Union of South Africa
Sheila Scott

Sheila Scott (April 27, 1922-October 20, 1988)

Sheila Scott OBE, was an English aviator. Wikipedia
Worcester, Worcestershire, England, UK
Royal Marsden Hospital, London, England, UK
Harry Bolton Seed

Harry Bolton Seed (August 19, 1922-April 23, 1989)

Harry Bolton Seed was an educator, scholar, former Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. He was regarded as the founding father of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering. Wikipedia
Bolton, England
Orinda, California, United States
T. M. Soundararajan

T. M. Soundararajan (March 24, 1922-May 25, 2013)

Thoguluva Meenatchi Iyengar Soundararajan, popularly known as TMS, was a playback singer in Kollywood for over six decades. He gave his voice to actors and thespians in the South Indian film industry such as M. G. Ramachandran, Sivaji Ganesan, N. T. Rama Rao, Gemini Ganesan, S. S. Rajendran, Jaishankar, Rajkumar and A. Nageswara Rao. He has sung... Wikipedia
Joseph Stefano

Joseph Stefano (May 5, 1922-August 25, 2006)

Joseph William Stefano was an American screenwriter, best known for adapting Robert Bloch's novel for Alfred Hitchcock's film 'Psycho' and for being the producer and co-writer of the original 'Outer Limits' TV series. Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Thousand Oaks, California
Alan Stretton

Alan Stretton (September 30, 1922-October 26, 2012)

Major General Alan Bishop Stretton was a senior Australian Army officer. Wikipedia
Melbourne, Victoria
Batemans Bay, New South Wales
Leon Sullivan

Leon Sullivan (October 16, 1922-April 24, 2001)

Leon Howard Sullivan was a Baptist minister, a civil rights leader and social activist focusing on the creation of job training opportunities for African Americans, a longtime General Motors Board Member, and an anti-Apartheid activist. Sullivan died on April 24, 2001, of leukemia at a Scottsdale, Arizona, hospital. He was 78. Wikipedia
Charleston, West Virginia, USA
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Per Olof Sundman

Per Olof Sundman (September 4, 1922-October 9, 1992)

Per Olof Sundman was a Swedish writer and politician. Wikipedia
Vaxholm, Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden

Patrick Suppes (March 17, 1922-November 17, 2014)

Patrick Colonel Suppes was an American philosopher who made significant contributions to philosophy of science, the theory of measurement, the foundations of quantum mechanics, decision theory, psychology and educational technology. He was the Lucie Stern Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Stanford University and until January 2010 was the... Wikipedia
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Stanford, California, United States
Valentine Telegdi

Valentine Telegdi (January 11, 1922-April 8, 2006)

Valentine Louis Telegdi was a Hungarian-born U.S. physicist. Wikipedia
Budapest, Hungary
Pasadena, California
Ugo Tognazzi

Ugo Tognazzi (March 23, 1922-October 27, 1990)

Ugo Tognazzi was an Italian film, TV, and theatre actor, director, and screenwriter. Wikipedia
Cremona, Lombardy, Italy
Rome, Italy
Ahmed Sékou Touré

Ahmed Sékou Touré (January 9, 1922-March 26, 1984)

Ahmed Sékou Touré was a Guinean political leader; head of the PDG, he was elected as the first President of Guinea, serving from 1958 to his death in 1984. Touré was one of the primary Guinean nationalists involved in gaining independence of the country from France. Wikipedia
Faranah, French Guinea
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Jesse M. Unruh

Jesse M. Unruh (September 30, 1922-August 4, 1987)

Jesse Marvin Unruh, also known as Big Daddy Unruh, was a prominent U.S. Democratic politician and the California State Treasurer. Wikipedia
Newton, Kansas
Marina Del Rey, California
Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut (November 11, 1922-April 11, 2007)

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. was an American writer. His works, such as 'Cat's Cradle', 'Slaughterhouse-Five', and 'Breakfast of Champions', blend satire, gallows humor, and science fiction. As a citizen, he was a lifelong supporter of the American Civil Liberties Union and a pacifist intellectual, who often was critical of the society in which he lived. He... Wikipedia
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Manhattan, New York, United States
Betty White

Betty White (January 17, 1922-)

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... Wikipedia
Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.
Hoyt Wilhelm

Hoyt Wilhelm (July 26, 1922-August 23, 2002)

James Hoyt Wilhelm was an American Major League Baseball pitcher. During his career, he pitched for the New York Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Cleveland Indians, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox, California Angels, Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, and Los Angeles Dodgers. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1985. Wikipedia
Huntersville, North Carolina
Sarasota, Florida
Denys Wilkinson

Denys Wilkinson (September 5, 1922-)

Sir Denys Haigh Wilkinson FRS is a British nuclear physicist. He was educated at Loughborough Grammar School and Jesus College, Cambridge. He holds the higher degree of ScD, an HonFilDr degree and an HonLLD degree. He has contributed to the study of nuclear collective excitations in nuclear structure. Wikipedia
John Edward Williams

John Edward Williams (August 22, 1922-March 3, 1994)

John Edward Williams was an American author, editor and professor. He was best known for his novels 'Stoner' and 'Augustus'. The latter won a U.S. National Book Award. Wikipedia
Clarksville, Texas
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Chen Ning Yang

Chen Ning Yang (October 1, 1922-)

Chen-Ning Franklin Yang, also known as Yang Zhenning, is a Chinese-born American physicist who works on statistical mechanics and particle physics. He and Tsung-dao Lee received the 1957 Nobel prize in physics for their work on parity nonconservation of weak interaction. Yang became a naturalized American citizen in 1964. Wikipedia
Hefei, Anhui, China

Yi Cheol-seung (May 15, 1922-)

Yi Cheol-seung or Lee Cheol-seung is a former Korean independence activist and South Korean politician who is an advocate of non-governmental organizations and an opponent of communism. Wikipedia

Mario Zafred (March 2, 1922-May 22, 1987)

Mario Zafred was an Italian composer, music critic, and opera director. He also served as the president of various Italian music conservatories including the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. Wikipedia
Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn (August 24, 1922-January 27, 2010)

Howard Zinn was an American historian, author, playwright, and social activist. He was a political science professor at Boston University. Zinn wrote more than 20 books, including his best-selling and influential 'A People's History of the United States'. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Santa Monica, California, United States

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