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Etel Adnan

Etel Adnan (February 24, 1925-)

Etel Adnan is a Lebanese-American poet, essayist, and visual artist. In 2003 'MELUS', the journal of the Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, called Adnan "arguably the most celebrated and accomplished Arab American author writing today." She currently lives between Paris, France and Sausalito, California. Wikipedia
Beirut

Francisco Aguabella (October 10, 1925-May 7, 2010)

Francisco Aguabella was an Afro-Cuban master percussionist whose career spanned folkloric traditions, popular dance bands, and jazz. He was a prolific session musician and he recorded seven albums as a leader. Wikipedia
Matanzas, Cuba
Los Angeles, California, United States
Berni Alder

Berni Alder (September 9, 1925-)

Berni Julian Alder is an American physicist specialized in statistical mechanics, and a pioneer of numerical simulation in physics. Wikipedia
Duisburg, Germany
Brian Aldiss

Brian Aldiss (August 18, 1925-)

Brian Wilson Aldiss, OBE is an English writer and anthologies editor, best known for science fiction novels and short stories. His byline reads either Brian W. Aldiss or simply Brian Aldiss, except for occasional pseudonyms during the mid-1960s. Greatly influenced by science fiction pioneer H. G. Wells, Aldiss is a vice-president of the... Wikipedia
East Dereham, Norfolk, England

Shana Alexander (October 6, 1925-June 23, 2005)

Shana Alexander was an American journalist, born Shana Ager in New York City on October 6, 1925. Although she became the first woman staff writer and columnist for 'Life' magazine, she was best known for her participation in the "Point-Counterpoint" debate segments of '60 Minutes' with conservative James J. Kilpatrick. She was a daughter of Tin Pan... Wikipedia
New York, New York United States
Hermosa Beach, California
Robert Altman

Robert Altman (February 20, 1925-November 20, 2006)

Robert Bernard Altman was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. A five-time nominee of the Academy Award for Best Director and an enduring figure from the New Hollywood era, Altman was considered a "maverick" in making films that are highly naturalistic, but with a stylized perspective unlike most Hollywood films. He is... Wikipedia
Kansas City, Missouri
Los Angeles, California (leukaemia)
P. J. Antony

P. J. Antony (January 1, 1925-March 14, 1979)

P. J. Antony was an Indian stage and film actor. He received the National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in 'Nirmalyam' in 1974. He was also the first actor working in Malayalam cinema to receive the award. Antony is also a respectable figure in the professional play field, working with communist cultural and art bodies like the... Wikipedia
Eranakulam, Kerala, India
Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
Danny Arnold

Danny Arnold (January 23, 1925-August 19, 1995)

Danny Arnold was an American producer, writer, comedian, actor and director known for producing 'Barney Miller', 'That Girl' and 'Bewitched'. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Russell Baker (August 14, 1925-)

Russell Wayne Baker is an American writer known for his satirical commentary and self-critical prose, as well as for his Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiography 'Growing Up'. Wikipedia
Morrisonville, Virginia
Albert Bandura

Albert Bandura (December 4, 1925-)

Albert Bandura is a psychologist who is the David Starr Jordan Professor Emeritus of Social Science in Psychology at Stanford University. For almost six decades, he has been responsible for contributions to many fields of psychology, including social cognitive theory, therapy and personality psychology, and was also influential in the transition... Wikipedia
Mundare, Alberta

Alan R. Battersby (March 4, 1925-)

Sir Alan Rushton Battersby FRS is a British organic chemist known for his work on the genetic blueprint, structure, and synthetic pathway of Cyanocobalamin. This came in collaboration with a partner and also in relation to work on plant alkaloids. He won the Copley Medal in 2000 and has also won other awards such as Royal Medal in 1984. Wikipedia
United Kingdom

Nina Bawden (January 19, 1925-August 22, 2012)

Nina Bawden CBE FRSL JP was an English novelist and children's writer. She was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1987 and the Lost Man Booker Prize in 2010. She is one of a select group to have both served as a Booker judge and made the shortlist as an author. Wikipedia
Ilford, Essex, England, UK
London, England, UK

Alan Bergman (September 11, 1925-)

Alan Bergman is an American lyricist and songwriter. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York
Luciano Berio

Luciano Berio (October 24, 1925-May 27, 2003)

Luciano Berio, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI was an Italian composer. He is noted for his experimental work and also for his pioneering work in electronic music. Wikipedia
Oneglia
Rome
Shelley Berman

Shelley Berman (February 3, 1925-)

Sheldon "Shelley" Berman is an American comedian, actor, writer, teacher, lecturer, philanthropist, and poet. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, United States

James Bernard (composer) (September 20, 1925-July 12, 2001)

James Michael Bernard was a British film composer, particularly associated with horror films produced by Hammer Film Productions. Starting with 'The Quatermass Xperiment', he scored such classic films as 'The Curse of Frankenstein' and 'Dracula'. He also occasionally scored non-Hammer films including 'Windom's Way' and 'Torture Garden'. Wikipedia
Yogi Berra

Yogi Berra (May 12, 1925-)

Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra is an American former Major League Baseball catcher, outfielder, and manager. He played almost his entire 19-year baseball career for the New York Yankees. Berra is one of only four players to be named the Most Valuable Player of the American League three times and is one of seven managers to lead both American and... Wikipedia
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Baruch Samuel Blumberg

Baruch Samuel Blumberg (July 28, 1925-April 5, 2011)

Baruch Samuel Blumberg — known as Barry Blumberg — was an American physician, geneticist, and co-recipient of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on the hepatitis B virus while an investigator at the NIH. He was President of the American Philosophical Society from 2005 until his death. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York
Mountain View, California, U.S.
Larry Blyden

Larry Blyden (June 23, 1925-June 6, 1975)

Larry Blyden was an American actor, stage producer and director and game show host. He made his Broadway stage debut in 1948 and went on to appear in numerous productions on and off Broadway. In 1972, he won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in the revival of 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum' which he... Wikipedia
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Agadir, Morocco
Carla Boni

Carla Boni (July 17, 1925-October 17, 2009)

Carla Boni, was an Italian singer. Wikipedia
Cornell Borchers

Cornell Borchers (March 16, 1925-May 12, 2014)

Gerlind Cornell Borchers was a German actress and singer, active in the late 1940s and 1950s, who starred along with Errol Flynn and Nat King Cole in the film 'Istanbul'. Wikipedia
Heydekrug, Lithuania
Bavaria, Germany
Alphonse Boudard

Alphonse Boudard (December 17, 1925-January 14, 2000)

Alphonse Boudard was a French novelist and playwright. He won the 1977 Prix Renaudot for 'Les Combattants du petit bonheur'. Wikipedia
Paris, France
Nice, France
Pierre Boulez

Pierre Boulez (March 26, 1925-)

Pierre Boulez is a French composer, conductor, writer, and pianist. Wikipedia
Montbrison, France
Michel Bouquet

Michel Bouquet (November 6, 1925-)

Michel Bouquet is a French film actor. He has appeared in more than 100 films since 1947. He was born in Paris, France. Wikipedia
Paris, France

Nat Boxer (June 22, 1925-December 3, 2009)

Nat Boxer was an American sound engineer. He won an Academy Award for Best Sound for the film 'Apocalypse Now'. Wikipedia
Wawarsing, New York, United States
Rosendale, New York, United States

John Briley (August 25, 1925-)

John Richard Briley is an American writer best known for screenplays of biographical films. He won the Academy Award For Best Original Screenplay at the 1982 Oscars for 'Gandhi'. As well as film scripts, he has written for television and theatre, and published several novels. Wikipedia
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
Art Buchwald

Art Buchwald (October 20, 1925-January 17, 2007)

Arthur "Art" Buchwald was an American humorist best known for his long-running column in 'The Washington Post', which in turn was carried as a syndicated column in many other newspapers. His column focused on political satire and commentary. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Outstanding Commentary in 1982 and in 1986 was elected to the American... Wikipedia
New York City, New York
Washington, D.C.
William F. Buckley, Jr.

William F. Buckley, Jr. (November 24, 1925-February 27, 2008)

William Frank Buckley, Jr. was an American conservative author and commentator. He founded the political magazine 'National Review' in 1955, which had a major impact in stimulating the conservative movement. He hosted 1,429 episodes of the television show 'Firing Line' where he became known for his transatlantic accent and wide vocabulary. He also... Wikipedia
New York City, New York, USA
Stamford, Connecticut, USA
Richard Burton

Richard Burton (November 10, 1925-August 5, 1984)

Richard Burton, CBE was a Welsh stage and cinema actor noted for his mellifluous baritone voice and his great acting talent. Wikipedia
Pontrhydyfen, Wales, UK
Céligny, Switzerland

John Bury (theatre designer) (January 27, 1925-November 12, 2000)

John Bury was a British set designer, costume designer and lighting designer who worked in theatre in the UK, West End and Broadway and international opera. He had a long creative relationship with director Peter Hall. Together they made Amadeus, which Bury was nominated for Tony Awards for scenery, costumes and lighting and received the award for... Wikipedia
Andrea Camilleri

Andrea Camilleri (September 6, 1925-)

Andrea Camilleri is an Italian writer. Wikipedia
Porto Empedocle, Sicily
Guillermo Cano Isaza

Guillermo Cano Isaza (August 12, 1925-December 17, 1986)

Guillermo Cano Isaza was a Colombian journalist. Wikipedia
Bogotá
Bogotá
Virginia Capers

Virginia Capers (September 22, 1925-May 6, 2004)

Eliza Virginia Capers was an American actress She won the Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical in 1974 for her performance as Lena Younger in 'Raisin', a musical version of Lorraine Hansberry's play 'A Raisin in the Sun'. Wikipedia
Sumter, South Carolina, USA
Los Angeles, California, USA
Scott Carpenter

Scott Carpenter (May 1, 1925-October 10, 2013)

Malcolm Scott Carpenter was an American test pilot, astronaut, and aquanaut. He was one of the original seven astronauts selected for NASA's Project Mercury in April 1959. Carpenter was the second American to orbit the Earth and the fourth American in space, following Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, and John Glenn. Wikipedia
Boulder, Colorado, United States
Denver, Colorado, United States
Johnny Carson

Johnny Carson (October 23, 1925-January 23, 2005)

John William "Johnny" Carson was an American television host, comedian, writer, producer, actor, and musician known for thirty years as host of 'The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson'. Carson received six Emmy Awards, the Governor's Award, and a 1985 Peabody Award. He was inducted into the 'Television Academy Hall of Fame' in 1987. Johnny Carson... Wikipedia
Corning, Iowa
Los Angeles

Jean Cau (writer) (July 8, 1925-June 18, 1993)

Jean Cau was a French writer and journalist. Wikipedia
Clifton Chenier

Clifton Chenier (June 25, 1925-December 12, 1987)

Clifton Chenier, a Creole French-speaking native of Opelousas, Louisiana, was an eminent performer and recording artist of Zydeco, which arose from Cajun and Creole music, with R&B, jazz, and blues influences. He played the accordion and won a Grammy Award in 1983. In 1984 he was honored as a National Heritage Fellow. He was inducted posthumously... Wikipedia
Opelousas, Louisiana, United States
Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

Anne V. Coates (December 12, 1925-)

Anne Voase Coates is a British film editor with a more than 40-year-long career. She is perhaps best known as the editor of David Lean's epic film 'Lawrence of Arabia' in 1962. Coates has been nominated five times for the Academy Award for Film Editing for the films 'Lawrence of Arabia', 'Becket', 'The Elephant Man', 'In the Line of Fire', and 'Out... Wikipedia
Reigate, Surrey, England, UK
John B. Cobb

John B. Cobb (February 9, 1925-)

John B. Cobb, Jr. is an American theologian, philosopher, and environmentalist. Gary Dorrien has described Cobb as one of the two most important North American theologians of the twentieth century. Cobb is often regarded as the preeminent scholar in the field of process philosophy and process theology—the school of thought associated with the... Wikipedia
Kobe, Japan

John Cocke (May 30, 1925-July 16, 2002)

John Cocke was an American computer scientist recognized for his large contribution to computer architecture and optimizing compiler design. He is considered by many to be "the father of RISC architecture." Wikipedia
Charlotte, North Carolina
Valhalla, New York

Ruth Cracknell (July 6, 1925-May 13, 2002)

Ruth Winifred Cracknell AM was an Australian character actress and author, her career encompassing many genres including radio, television, film, and especially theatre. She appeared in many dramatic as well as comedy roles throughout a career spanning some 56 years. Wikipedia
Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Seymour Cray

Seymour Cray (September 28, 1925-October 5, 1996)

Seymour Roger Cray was an American electrical engineer and supercomputer architect who designed a series of computers that were the fastest in the world for decades, and founded Cray Research which built many of these machines. Called "the father of supercomputing," Cray has been credited with creating the supercomputer industry. Joel Birnbaum,... Wikipedia
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, USA
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz (October 21, 1925-July 16, 2003)

Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso also known by her stage name Celia Cruz was a Cuban-American salsa singer/performer. One of the most popular salsa artists of the 20th century, she earned twenty-three gold albums and was a recipient of the National Medal of Arts. She was renowned internationally as the "Queen of Salsa", "La... Wikipedia
Havana, Cuba
Fort Lee, New Jersey, U.S.
Tony Curtis

Tony Curtis (June 3, 1925-September 29, 2010)

Tony Curtis was an American film actor whose career spanned six decades, but had his greatest popularity during the 1950s and early 1960s. He acted in more than 100 films in roles covering a wide range of genres, from light comedy to serious drama. In his later years, Curtis made numerous television appearances. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, US
Las Vegas, Nevada, US

Richard Dalitz (February 28, 1925-January 13, 2006)

Richard Henry Dalitz was an Australian physicist known for his work in particle physics. Wikipedia
Dimboola, Australia
London, England
Danny Davis (country musician)

Danny Davis (country musician) (May 29, 1925-June 12, 2008)

Danny Davis was a country music band leader, trumpet player, vocalist and producer, best known as the founder and leader of the Nashville Brass. Wikipedia
Randolph, Massachusetts
Nashville, Tennessee
Sammy Davis, Jr.

Sammy Davis, Jr. (December 8, 1925-May 16, 1990)

Samuel George "Sammy" Davis, Jr. was an American entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer, he was also an actor of stage and screen, musician, and impressionist, noted for his impersonations of actors, musicians and other celebrities. At the age of three Davis began his career in vaudeville with his father and Will Mastin as the Will Mastin Trio,... Wikipedia
Bronx, New York City
Beverly Hills, California
Georges Delerue

Georges Delerue (March 12, 1925-March 20, 1992)

Georges Delerue was a French composer who composed over 350 scores for cinema and television. Delerue won numerous important film music awards, including an Academy Award for 'A Little Romance', three César Awards, two ASCAP Awards, and one Gemini Award for 'Sword of Gideon'. He was also nominated for four additional Academy Awards for 'Anne of the... Wikipedia
Jacques Delors

Jacques Delors (July 20, 1925-)

Jacques Lucien Jean Delors is a French economist and politician, previously the eighth President of the European Commission and the first person to serve three terms in that office. He is the father of Martine Aubry, the former first secretary of the Socialist Party of France. Wikipedia
Paris, France

John Dexter (August 2, 1925-March 23, 1990)

John Dexter was an English theatre, opera, and film director. Wikipedia
Derby
London

Carlo Di Palma (April 17, 1925-July 9, 2004)

Carlo Di Palma was an Italian cinematographer, renowned for his work on both color and black-and-white films, whose most famous collaborations were with Michelangelo Antonioni and Woody Allen. Wikipedia
Rome, Italy
Rome, Italy

Tankred Dorst (December 19, 1925-)

Tankred Dorst is a German playwright and storyteller. Wikipedia
Michael Dummett

Michael Dummett (June 27, 1925-December 27, 2011)

Sir Michael Anthony Eardley Dummett, FBA, D.Litt was a British philosopher, described as "among the most significant British philosophers of the last century and a leading campaigner for racial tolerance and equality.". He was, until 1992, Wykeham Professor of Logic at the University of Oxford. He wrote on the history of analytic philosophy, most... Wikipedia
London, England, UK
Oxford, England, UK
Robert Edwards (physiologist)

Robert Edwards (physiologist) (September 27, 1925-April 10, 2013)

Sir Robert Geoffrey Edwards, CBE, FRS was an English physiologist and pioneer in reproductive medicine, and in-vitro fertilisation in particular. Along with the surgeon Patrick Steptoe, Edwards successfully pioneered conception through IVF, which led to the birth of Louise Brown on 1978. They founded the first IVF program for infertile patients and... Wikipedia
Batley
England
Douglas Engelbart

Douglas Engelbart (January 30, 1925-July 2, 2013)

Douglas Carl Engelbart was an American engineer and inventor, and an early computer and Internet pioneer. He is best known for his work on the challenges of human–computer interaction, particularly while at his Augmentation Research Center Lab in SRI International, resulting in the invention of the computer mouse, and the development of hypertext,... Wikipedia
Portland, Oregon, United States
Atherton, California, United States
Albert Eschenmoser

Albert Eschenmoser (August 5, 1925-)

Albert Eschenmoser is a Swiss chemist working at the ETH Zurich and The Scripps Research Institute. Wikipedia
Erstfeld, Switzerland
Medgar Evers

Medgar Evers (July 2, 1925-June 12, 1963)

Medgar Wiley Evers was a black civil rights activist from Mississippi involved in efforts to overturn segregation at the University of Mississippi. After returning from overseas military service in World War II and completing his college education, he became active in the Civil Rights Movement. He became a field secretary for the NAACP. Wikipedia
Decatur, Mississippi, U.S.
Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.
Jean-Pierre Faye

Jean-Pierre Faye (July 19, 1925-)

Jean-Pierre Faye is a French philosopher and writer of fiction and prose poetry. Wikipedia
Steve Forrest (actor)

Steve Forrest (actor) (September 29, 1925-May 18, 2013)

Steve Forrest was an American actor who was well known for his role as Lt. Hondo Harrelson in the short-lived television series 'S.W.A.T.' which ran from 1975 to 1976. Wikipedia
Huntsville, Texas, U.S.
Pacific Palisades, California, U.S.
Fitzhugh L. Fulton

Fitzhugh L. Fulton (June 6, 1925-February 4, 2015)

Fitzhugh L. "Fitz" Fulton, Jr. was a civilian research pilot at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California, from August 1, 1966, until July 3, 1986, following 23 years of distinguished service as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force. Wikipedia
Blakely, Georgia
Thousand Oaks, California, U.S.

Frank D. Gilroy (October 13, 1925-)

Frank Daniel Gilroy is an American playwright, screenwriter, and film producer and director. He received the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play 'The Subject Was Roses' in 1965. Wikipedia
New York, New York, USA

Roger Gimbel (March 11, 1925-April 26, 2011)

Roger Gimbel was an American television producer who specialized in television movies. Many of Gimbel's television films dealt with real-life events, including 'Chernobyl: The Final Warning, S.O.S. Titanic, The Amazing Howard Hughes' and 'The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman'. Often, Gimbel's films also focused on serious societal problems,... Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Los Angeles, California
Roy J. Glauber

Roy J. Glauber (September 1, 1925-)

Roy Jay Glauber is an American theoretical physicist. He is the Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics at Harvard University and Adjunct Professor of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona. Born in New York City, he was awarded one half of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his contribution to the quantum theory of optical coherence", with the... Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.
Ron Goodwin

Ron Goodwin (February 17, 1925-January 8, 2003)

Ronald Alfred "Ron" Goodwin was an English composer and conductor known for his film music. He scored over 70 films in a career lasting over fifty years. His most famous works included 'Where Eagles Dare', 'Battle of Britain', '633 Squadron' and 'Operation Crossbow'. Wikipedia
Plymouth, Devon, England
Newbury, Berkshire, England
Charles Gordone

Charles Gordone (October 12, 1925-November 16, 1995)

Charles Gordone was an American playwright, actor, director, and educator. He was the first African American to win the annual Pulitzer Prize for Drama and he devoted much of his professional life to the pursuit of multi-racial American theater and racial unity. Wikipedia
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
College Station, Texas, United States
Paul Greengard

Paul Greengard (December 11, 1925-)

Paul Greengard is an American neuroscientist best known for his work on the molecular and cellular function of neurons. In 2000, Greengard, Arvid Carlsson and Eric Kandel were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries concerning signal transduction in the nervous system. He is currently Vincent Astor Professor at... Wikipedia
New York City, New York
Merv Griffin

Merv Griffin (July 6, 1925-August 12, 2007)

Mervyn Edward "Merv" Griffin, Jr. was a U.S. television host, musician, actor, and media mogul. He began his career as a radio and big band singer who went on to appear in film and on Broadway. From 1965 to 1986 Griffin hosted his own talk show, 'The Merv Griffin Show', produced by Westinghouse Broadcasting. He also created the game shows... Wikipedia
San Mateo, California, United States
Los Angeles, United States

Alberto Grimaldi (March 28, 1925-)

Alberto Grimaldi is an Italian film producer. Wikipedia

Bergljot Hobæk Haff (May 1, 1925-)

Bergljot Hobæk Haff is a Norwegian novel writer. Upon completing her education, she traveled to Denmark, and taught there for 24 years before returning to Oslo. She made her debut with the novel 'Raset' in 1956. Her books are translated into languages as English, French, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Swedish and Lithuanian. Wikipedia
Bill Haley

Bill Haley (July 6, 1925-February 9, 1981)

William John Clifton "Bill" Haley was one of the first American rock and roll musicians. He is credited by many with first popularizing this form of music in the early 1950s with his group Bill Haley & His Comets and million selling hits such as, 'Rock Around the Clock', 'See You Later, Alligator', 'Shake, Rattle and Roll', 'Skinny Minnie', and... Wikipedia
Highland Park, Michigan
Harlingen, Texas

Henry Harris (scientist) (January 28, 1925-October 31, 2014)

Sir Henry Harris, FRS, FAA was a Russian-born Australian professor of medicine at the University of Oxford, who led pioneering work on cancer and human genetics in the 1960s. Wikipedia
Julie Harris

Julie Harris (December 2, 1925-August 24, 2013)

Julia Ann "Julie" Harris was an American stage, screen, and television actress. She won five Tony Awards, three Emmy Awards and a Grammy Award, and was nominated for an Academy Award. In 1994, she was awarded the National Medal of Arts. She is a member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame and received the 2002 Special Lifetime Achievement Tony... Wikipedia
Gross Pointe, Michigan, United States
August 24, 2013

Sidney Harth (October 5, 1925-February 15, 2011)

Sidney Harth was an American violinist and conductor. Wikipedia

Hermann A. Haus (August 8, 1925-May 21, 2003)

Hermann Anton Haus was a Slovene-American physicist, electrical engineer, and Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Haus' research and teaching ranged from fundamental investigations of quantum uncertainty as manifested in optical communications to the practical generation of ultra-short optical pulses. In 1994, the... Wikipedia
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Lexington, Massachusetts
Tony Hillerman

Tony Hillerman (May 27, 1925-October 26, 2008)

Tony Hillerman was an award-winning American author of detective novels and non-fiction works best known for his Navajo Tribal Police mystery novels. Several of his works have been adapted as big-screen and television movies. Wikipedia
Sacred Heart, Oklahoma, United States
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Peter Hirsch (January 16, 1925-)

Sir Peter Bernhard Hirsch FRS is a figure in British materials science who has made fundamental contributions to the application of transmission electron microscopy to metals. Hirsch attended the Sloane School, Chelsea and St Catharine's College, Cambridge. In 1946 he joined the Crystallography Department of the Cavendish to work for a PhD on work... Wikipedia
Berlin

Robert Hirsch (actor) (July 26, 1925-)

Robert Hirsch is a French actor. He has been a 'sociétaire' of the Comédie-Française since 1952. In 1990 he won César Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role in 'Hiver 54, l'abbé Pierre'. His other film appearances include 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame', and in 2006/07 he appeared in 'Le gardien' at Théâtre de l'Oeuvre then Théâtre de... Wikipedia
L'Isle-Adam, Val-d'Oise, France
Hal Holbrook

Hal Holbrook (February 17, 1925-)

Harold Rowe "Hal" Holbrook, Jr. is an American film and stage actor. Holbrook initially gained notoriety for a one-man stage show he developed while in college in 1954, performing as Mark Twain. Wikipedia
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Jørgen Ingmann

Jørgen Ingmann (April 26, 1925-March 21, 2015)

Jørgen Ingmann was a jazz and pop guitarist from Copenhagen, Denmark. He was popular in Europe, and had a wider international hit in 1961 with his version of "Apache". Wikipedia
Denmark
Denmark
Eugene Istomin

Eugene Istomin (November 26, 1925-October 10, 2003)

Eugene George Istomin was an American pianist. He was famous for his work in a piano trio in which he collaborated with Isaac Stern and Leonard Rose. Wikipedia
Philippe Jaccottet

Philippe Jaccottet (June 30, 1925-)

Philippe Jaccottet is a francophone poet and translator from the Canton of Vaud, in Switzerland. Wikipedia
Ernst Jandl

Ernst Jandl (August 1, 1925-June 9, 2000)

Ernst Jandl was an Austrian writer, poet, and translator. Wikipedia
Vienna, Austria
Vienna, Austria
Virginia E. Johnson

Virginia E. Johnson (February 11, 1925-July 24, 2013)

Virginia Eshelman Johnson was an American sexologist and psychologist, best known as the junior member of the Masters and Johnson sexuality research team. Along with her then-husband William H. Masters, she pioneered research into the nature of human sexual response and the diagnosis and treatment of sexual disorders and dysfunctions from 1957... Wikipedia
Springfield, Missouri, United States
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Donald Justice

Donald Justice (August 12, 1925-August 6, 2004)

Donald Justice was an American poet and teacher of writing. In summing up Justice's career David Orr wrote, "In most ways, Justice was no different from any number of solid, quiet older writers devoted to traditional short poems. But he was different in one important sense: sometimes his poems weren't just good; they were great. They were great in... Wikipedia
Miami, Florida, United States
Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Stanley Karnow

Stanley Karnow (February 4, 1925-January 27, 2013)

Stanley Abram Karnow was an American journalist and historian. He is best known for his writings on the Vietnam War. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.
Potomac, Maryland, USA
Kihachirō Kawamoto

Kihachirō Kawamoto (January 11, 1925-August 23, 2010)

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Tokyo, Japan
George Kennedy

George Kennedy (February 18, 1925-)

George Harris Kennedy, Jr. is an American actor who has appeared in more than two hundred film and television productions. His wide variety of roles include "Dragline" in 'Cool Hand Luke', for which he won an Academy Award; as airline mechanic Joe Patroni in all four of the 1970s 'Airport' disaster films; as Captain Ed Hocken in the 'Naked Gun'... Wikipedia
New York City, New York, U.S.
Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy (November 20, 1925-June 6, 1968)

Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy, commonly known by his initials RFK, was an American politician from Massachusetts. He served as a Senator for New York from 1965 until his assassination in 1968. He was previously the 64th U.S. Attorney General from 1961 to 1964, serving under his older brother, President John F. Kennedy and his successor, President... Wikipedia
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States

N. Paul Kenworthy (February 14, 1925-October 15, 2010)

Norman Paul Kenworthy, Jr. was an American film director and cinematographer, mostly for Disney studio films. As co-inventor of the Snorkel Camera System, a remote-controlled periscope camera, he shared a 1978 non-competitive Academy Award for technical achievement with engineer William Latady. Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ventura, California
Kim Dae-jung

Kim Dae-jung (December 3, 1925-August 18, 2009)

Kim Dae-jung was the 8th President of South Korea from 1998 to 2003, and the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize recipient. He came to be called the "Nelson Mandela of Asia" for his long-standing opposition to authoritarian rule and for his Sunshine Policy towards North Korea. Wikipedia
Haui-do, South Jeolla, Japanese Korea
Seoul, South Korea
B.B. King

B.B. King (September 16, 1925-May 14, 2015)

Riley B. King, known by his stage name B.B. King, was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Wikipedia
Itta Bena, Mississippi, United States
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Ernest Kinoy (April 1, 1925-November 10, 2014)

Ernest Kinoy was an American writer, screenwriter and playwright. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, US
Townshend, Vermont, U.S.

Woody Kling (April 14, 1925-April 10, 1988)

Woody Kling was an American television writer, producer, playwright, and composer. Wikipedia
New York City, New York, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States

Robert Knudson (September 29, 1925-January 21, 2006)

Robert Knudson was an American sound engineer. He won three Academy Awards for Best Sound and was nominated for seven more in the same category. He worked on over 100 films between 1963 and 1995. Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, United States
Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Kenneth Koch (February 27, 1925-July 6, 2002)

Kenneth Koch was an American poet, playwright, and professor, active from the 1950s until his death at age 77. He was a prominent poet of the New York School of poetry, a loose group of poets including Frank O'Hara and John Ashbery that eschewed contemporary introspective poetry in favor of an exuberant, cosmopolitan style that drew major... Wikipedia
Cincinnati, Ohio
Martin David Kruskal

Martin David Kruskal (September 28, 1925-December 26, 2006)

Martin David Kruskal was an American mathematician and physicist. He made fundamental contributions in many areas of mathematics and science, ranging from plasma physics to general relativity and from nonlinear analysis to asymptotic analysis. His single most celebrated contribution was the discovery and theory of solitons. Wikipedia
New York City, New York
Princeton, New Jersey
Maxine Kumin

Maxine Kumin (June 6, 1925-February 6, 2014)

Maxine Kumin was an American poet and author. She was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1981–1982. Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Warner, New Hampshire, United States
Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury (October 16, 1925-)

Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury, DBE is an English-American actress and singer who has appeared in theatre, television, and films. Her career has spanned seven decades, much of it based in the United States, and her work has attracted international attention. She appeared in many films, including 'Bedknobs and Broomsticks' and Agatha Christie's 'Death... Wikipedia
London, England
Kirill Lavrov

Kirill Lavrov (September 15, 1925-April 27, 2007)

Kirill Yuryevich Lavrov was a well-known Soviet and Russian film and theatre actor and director. Wikipedia
Leningrad, USSR
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Joshua Lederberg

Joshua Lederberg (May 23, 1925-February 2, 2008)

Joshua Lederberg, ForMemRS was an American molecular biologist known for his work in microbial genetics, artificial intelligence, and the United States space program. He was just 33 years old when he won the 1958 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering that bacteria can mate and exchange genes. He shared the prize with Edward L. Tatum... Wikipedia
Montclair, New Jersey, USA
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, USA
Jack Lemmon

Jack Lemmon (January 8, 1925-June 27, 2001)

John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III was an American actor and musician. Lemmon was an eight time Academy Award nominee, with two wins. He starred in over 60 films, such as 'Some Like It Hot', 'The Apartment', 'Mister Roberts', 'Days of Wine and Roses', 'The Great Race', 'Irma la Douce', 'The Odd Couple', 'Save the Tiger', 'The Out-of-Towners', 'The China... Wikipedia
Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard (October 11, 1925-August 20, 2013)

Elmore John Leonard, Jr. was an American novelist and screenwriter. His earliest novels, published in the 1950s, were Westerns, but Leonard went on to specialize in crime fiction and suspense thrillers, many of which have been adapted into motion pictures. Wikipedia
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States

Theodore Levitt (March 1, 1925-June 28, 2006)

Theodore Levitt was an American economist and professor at Harvard Business School. He was also editor of the 'Harvard Business Review' and an editor who was especially noted for increasing the Review's circulation and for popularizing the term globalization. In 1983, he proposed a definition for 'corporate purpose:' Rather than merely making... Wikipedia
Ted Lindsay

Ted Lindsay (July 29, 1925-)

Robert Blake Theodore “Terrible Ted" Lindsay is a former professional ice hockey player, a forward for the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League. He scored over 800 points in his Hockey Hall of Fame career, won the Art Ross Trophy in 1950, and won the Stanley Cup four times. Often referred to as "Terrible Ted",... Wikipedia
Renfrew, ON, CAN
June Lockhart

June Lockhart (June 25, 1925-)

June Lockhart is an American actress, primarily in 1950s and 1960s television, but with memorable performances on stage and in film too. She is remembered as the mother in two TV series, 'Lassie' and 'Lost in Space'. She also portrayed Dr. Janet Craig on the CBS television sitcom 'Petticoat Junction'. She is a two-time Emmy Award nominee and a Tony... Wikipedia
New York City, New York
Dorothy Loudon

Dorothy Loudon (September 17, 1925-November 15, 2003)

Dorothy Loudon was an American actress and singer. She won the Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical in 1977 for her performance as Miss Hannigan in 'Annie'. Loudon was also nominated for Tony Awards for her lead performances in the musicals 'The Fig Leaves Are Falling' and 'Ballroom', as well as a Golden Globe award for her appearances on... Wikipedia
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
New York City, New York, U.S.
Phyllis Love

Phyllis Love (December 21, 1925-October 30, 2011)

Phyllis Love was an American theater and television actress. Wikipedia
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Menifee, California, United States

Joe Lynch (actor) (July 16, 1925-August 1, 2001)

Joseph Laurence 'Joe' Lynch was an Irish actor who enjoyed a long career in both serious drama and light comedy. He also did voice work for children's animated series, in particular 'Chorlton and the Wheelies'. He had a fine singing voice and composed songs, such as for the film 'Johnny Nobody'. He also recorded the work of other songwriters,... Wikipedia
Mallow, County Cork, Ireland
Alicante, Spain
Mary F. Lyon

Mary F. Lyon (May 15, 1925-December 25, 2014)

Mary Frances Lyon, FRS is an English geneticist, who is best known for her discovery of X-chromosome inactivation, an important cytogenetic phenomenon. Wikipedia
Norwich
Charles Mackerras

Charles Mackerras (<a href="/born/year/1925" title="Celebrities Born in 1925">1925</a>-2010)

Sir Alan Charles Maclaurin Mackerras, AC, CH, CBE was an Australian conductor. He was an authority on the operas of Janáček and Mozart, and the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan. He was long associated with the English National Opera and Welsh National Opera and was the first Australian chief conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Wikipedia
Katherine MacLean

Katherine MacLean (January 22, 1925-)

Katherine Anne MacLean is an American science fiction author best known for her short fiction of the 1950s which examined the impact of technological advances on individuals and society. Wikipedia

Ciarán Mac Mathúna (November 26, 1925-December 11, 2009)

Ciarán Mac Mathúna was an Irish broadcaster and music collector. He was a recognised authority on Irish music and lectured extensively on the subject. He travelled around Ireland, England, Scotland and America collecting music. Wikipedia
Limerick
Malcolm X

Malcolm X (May 19, 1925-February 21, 1965)

MalcolmX, born Malcolm Little and also known as el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, was an American Muslim minister and a human rights activist. To his admirers he was a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks, a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans; detractors accused him of preaching racism and... Wikipedia
North Omaha, Nebraska, United States
New York City, New York, United States
Cleo Maletis

Cleo Maletis (March 11, 1925-November 9, 2009)

Cleo Nicki Maletis was a Canadian-born American beauty pageant titleholder. She was crowned the 19th Mrs. America in the Mrs. America Pageant of 1957. Wikipedia

Verma Malik (April 13, 1925-March 15, 2009)

Verma Malik was a Bollywood lyricist. He was an active freedom fighter during the British Raj. He wrote many patriotic songs and lived in India after partition. He wrote Bhajan and recited them immediately prior to penning lyrics for films. Wikipedia
Firozpur, British India
Dorothy Malone

Dorothy Malone (January 30, 1925-)

Dorothy Malone is an American actress. Her film career began in 1943, and in her early years she played small roles, mainly in B-movies. After a decade in films, she began to acquire a more glamorous image, particularly after her performance in 'Written on the Wind', for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her film career... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Johnny Mandel (November 23, 1925-)

Johnny Mandel is a Grammy and Academy awarded American composer and arranger of popular songs, film music and jazz. Among the musicians he has worked with are Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Anita O'Day, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, and Shirley Horn. Wikipedia
Alfred E. Mann

Alfred E. Mann (<a href="/born/year/1925" title="Celebrities Born in 1925">1925</a>-)

Alfred E. Mann, also known as Al Mann, is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist. Wikipedia
Portland, Oregon
Gury Marchuk

Gury Marchuk (June 8, 1925-March 24, 2013)

Gury Ivanovich Marchuk was a prominent Soviet and Russian scientist in the fields of computational mathematics, and physics of atmosphere. Academician; the President of the USSR Academy of Sciences in 1986 - 1991. Among his notable prizes are the USSR State Prize, Demidov Prize, Lomonosov Gold Medal. Wikipedia
Petro-Khersonets, Orenburg Governorate, Russian Empire

Saiichi Maruya (August 27, 1925-October 13, 2012)

Saiichi Maruya was a Japanese author and literary critic. Wikipedia
Ana María Matute

Ana María Matute (July 26, 1925-June 25, 2014)

Ana María Matute Ausejo was an internationally acclaimed Spanish writer and member of the Real Academia Española. She was the third woman to receive the Cervantes Prize for her literary oeuvre. She is considered to be one of the foremost novelists of the 'posguerra', the period immediately following the Spanish Civil War. She studied at the... Wikipedia
Barcelona
Barcelona

Alec McCowen (May 26, 1925-)

Alexander Duncan "Alec" McCowen CBE is an English actor. He is known for his work in numerous film and stage productions. Wikipedia
Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Paul McKinney

Paul McKinney (January 6, 1925-July 6, 2013)

Paul "Cigar" McKinney was an American poker player who won a World Series of Poker bracelet at the age of 80. Wikipedia

Anne Meacham (July 21, 1925-January 12, 2006)

Mary Anne Meacham was a noted American actress of stage, film and soap opera. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois
Canaan, New York
Nonna Mordyukova

Nonna Mordyukova (November 25, 1925-July 6, 2008)

Noyabrina "Nonna" Viktorovna Mordyukova was a Soviet actress and People's Artist of the USSR. She was the star of films like director Denis Yevstigneyev's 'Mama' and Nikita Mikhalkov's 1980s hit 'Family Relations' She co-starred with the best actors of the Soviet era, among them Vasily Shukshin, Yuri Nikulin, Valentin Zubkov, Mikhail Ulyanov,... Wikipedia
Stanitsa Konstantinovskaya, Donetsk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Moscow, Russia

Inge Müller (March 13, 1925-June 1, 1966)

Inge Müller was an East German author and second wife of East German playwright Heiner Müller. Wikipedia

Koji Nakanishi (<a href="/born/year/1925" title="Celebrities Born in 1925">1925</a>-)

Koji Nakanishi a bioorganic and natural products chemist, is Centennial Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and former Chairman of the Chemistry Department, Columbia University. Wikipedia
Paul Newman

Paul Newman (January 26, 1925-September 26, 2008)

Paul Leonard Newman was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, professional racing driver and team owner; he was also an environmentalist, liberal social activist and philanthropist. He won numerous awards, including an Academy Award for his performance in the 1986 film 'The Color of Money', a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a... Wikipedia
Shaker Heights, Ohio, U.S.
Westport, Connecticut, U.S.
Louis Nirenberg

Louis Nirenberg (February 28, 1925-)

Louis Nirenberg is a Canadian American mathematician, considered one of the outstanding analysts of the 20th century. Wikipedia
Hamilton, Ontario
Hugh O'Brian

Hugh O'Brian (April 19, 1925-)

Hugh O'Brian is an American actor, known for his starring role in the 1955-1961 ABC western television series, 'The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp'. Wikipedia
Rochester, New York, United States
Donald O'Connor

Donald O'Connor (August 28, 1925-September 27, 2003)

Donald David Dixon Ronald O’Connor was an American dancer, singer, and actor who came to fame in a series of movies in which he co-starred alternately with Gloria Jean, Peggy Ryan, and Francis the Talking Mule. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Flannery O'Connor

Flannery O'Connor (March 25, 1925-August 3, 1964)

Mary Flannery O'Connor was an American writer and essayist. An important voice in American literature, she wrote two novels and 32 short stories, as well as a number of reviews and commentaries. She was a Southern writer who often wrote in a Southern Gothic style and relied heavily on regional settings and grotesque characters. Her writing also... Wikipedia
Savannah, Georgia, United States
Milledgeville, Georgia, United States

Jack Olsen (June 7, 1925-July 16, 2002)

Jack Olsen was an American journalist and author known for his crime reporting. Olsen was Senior Editor-in-Chief for the Chicago Sun-Times in 1954. He was Midwest bureau chief for 'Time' magazine and a senior editor for 'Sports Illustrated' in 1961. He was also a regular contributor to other publications, including 'Fortune and 'Vanity Fair'. Wikipedia
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA

Tatsuhiro Oshiro (<a href="/born/year/1925" title="Celebrities Born in 1925">1925</a>-)

Tatsuhiro Oshiro is an Okinawan novelist and playwright. He was awarded the Akutagawa Prize in 1967 for his novel 'The Cocktail Party'. Oshiro has also been an innovator of the traditional Ryukyu kumiodori. Two of his plays are 'Umino Tenzakai' and 'Hingire, Niibichi'. Wikipedia
Frei Otto

Frei Otto (May 31, 1925-March 9, 2015)

Frei Paul Otto was a German architect and structural engineer noted for his use of lightweight structures, in particular tensile and membrane structures, including the roof of the Olympic Stadium in Munich for the 1972 Summer Olympics. Wikipedia
Germany
Germany
Albert Overhauser

Albert Overhauser (August 17, 1925-December 10, 2011)

Albert W. Overhauser was an American physicist and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. He is best known for his theory of dynamic nuclear polarization, also known as the Overhauser Effect. Wikipedia
San Diego, CA
Lafayette, IN

Lester Persky (July 6, 1925-December 16, 2001)

Lester Persky was an American film, television, and theatre producer. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York City
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson (August 15, 1925-December 23, 2007)

Oscar Emmanuel Peterson was a Canadian jazz pianist and composer. He was called the "Maharaja of the keyboard" by Duke Ellington, but simply "O.P." by his friends. He released over 200 recordings, won eight Grammy Awards, and received numerous other awards and honours. He is considered to have been one of the greatest jazz pianists, and played... Wikipedia
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Frank Pierson (May 12, 1925-July 22, 2012)

Frank Romer Pierson was an American screenwriter and film director. Wikipedia
Chappaqua, New York
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Maya Plisetskaya

Maya Plisetskaya (November 20, 1925-May 2, 2015)

Maya Mikhaylovna Plisetskaya was a Soviet-born ballet dancer, choreographer, ballet director, and actress, who held Spanish and Lithuanian citizenship. and Spain. She danced during the Soviet era at the same time as Galina Ulanova, another famed Russian ballerina. In 1960 she ascended to Ulanova's former title as prima ballerina assoluta of the... Wikipedia
Moscow, Soviet Union
Munich, Germany

John Pople (October 31, 1925-March 15, 2004)

Sir John Anthony Pople was a Nobel Prize–winning theoretical chemist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Walter Kohn in the year 1998. He was born in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, England and attended the Bristol Grammar School. He won a scholarship to Trinity College, Cambridge in 1943. He received his B. A. in 1946. Between 1945 and... Wikipedia
Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, England
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Pol Pot

Pol Pot (May 19, 1925-April 15, 1998)

Pol Pot, born Saloth Sar, was a Cambodian socialist revolutionary who led the Khmer Rouge from 1963 until 1997. From 1963 to 1981, he served as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Kampuchea. As such, he became the leader of Cambodia on 17 April 1975, when his forces captured Phnom Penh. From 1976 to 1979, he also served as the prime... Wikipedia
Kampong Thum Province, Cambodia
Cambodia
Carlo Rambaldi

Carlo Rambaldi (September 15, 1925-August 10, 2012)

Carlo Rambaldi was an Italian special effects artist, winner of three Oscars: one Special Achievement Academy Award for Best Visual Effects in 1977 for the 1976 version of 'King Kong' and two Academy Awards for Best Visual Effects in 1980 and 1983 for, respectively, 'Alien' and 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial'. He is most famous for his work in those... Wikipedia
Vigarano Mainarda
Lamezia Terme
Jean Raspail

Jean Raspail (July 5, 1925-)

Jean Raspail is a French author, traveler and explorer. Wikipedia
Robert Rauschenberg

Robert Rauschenberg (October 22, 1925-May 12, 2008)

Robert Rauschenberg was an American painter and graphic artist whose early works anticipated the pop art movement. Rauschenberg is well known for his "Combines" of the 1950s, in which non-traditional materials and objects were employed in innovative combinations. Rauschenberg was both a painter and a sculptor and the Combines are a combination of... Wikipedia
Port Arthur, Texas, United States
Captiva, Florida, United States

Rahi Masoom Raza (<a href="/born/year/1925" title="Celebrities Born in 1925">1925</a>-1992)

Rahi Masoom Reza, born in Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, India, was an Urdu poet. He won the Filmfare Best Dialogue Award for the hit film Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki in 1979. He also wrote in Hindustani and Hindi language and was a lyricist of Bollywood. Wikipedia
Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, India
John Rich (director)

John Rich (director) (July 6, 1925-January 29, 2012)

John Rich was an American film and television director. He directed such television shows as 'Colonel Humphrey Flack', 'I Married Joan', 'Gunsmoke', 'Bonanza', 'Where's Raymond?', 'Mister Ed', 'The Dick Van Dyke Show', 'All in the Family', 'The Jeffersons', 'Maude', 'Good Times', 'Barney Miller', 'Newhart', 'Benson', 'The Brady Bunch', and... Wikipedia
Rockaway Beach, New York, U.S.
Los Angeles, California
Marty Robbins

Marty Robbins (September 26, 1925-December 8, 1982)

Martin David Robinson, known professionally as Marty Robbins, was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and racing driver. One of the most popular and successful country and western singers of all time for most of his near four-decade career. Robbins often topped the country music charts, and several of his songs also had crossover... Wikipedia
Glendale, Arizona, United States
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Doris Roberts

Doris Roberts (November 4, 1925-)

Doris May Roberts is an American character actress of film, stage, and television. She has received five Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild award during her acting career, which began in 1952. She is perhaps best known for her role as Raymond Barone's mother, Marie Barone on the sitcom 'Everybody Loves Raymond'. Wikipedia
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Martin Rodbell

Martin Rodbell (December 1, 1925-December 7, 1998)

Martin Rodbell was an American biochemist and molecular endocrinologist who is best known for his discovery of G-proteins. He shared the 1994 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Alfred G. Gilman for "their discovery of G-proteins and the role of these proteins in signal transduction in cells." Wikipedia
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.
Eleonora Rossi Drago

Eleonora Rossi Drago (September 23, 1925-December 2, 2007)

Eleonora Rossi Drago, born Palmira Omiccioli was an Italian film actress. She was born in Quinto al Mare, Genoa, Italy, and had the leading role in Michelangelo Antonioni's 'Le amiche'. She worked with Pietro Germi in 'Un maledetto imbroglio. 'In 1960, for her performance in Valerio Zurlini's 'Estate violenta' she won the best actress prize of the... Wikipedia
Quinto al Mare, Genoa, Italy
Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Carl Rowan

Carl Rowan (August 11, 1925-September 23, 2000)

Carl Thomas Rowan was an American government official, journalist and author. Rowan was one of the most honored reporters in the United States. Wikipedia
Janet Rowley

Janet Rowley (April 5, 1925-December 17, 2013)

Janet Davison Rowley was an American human geneticist and the first scientist to identify a chromosomal translocation as the cause of leukemia and other cancers. Wikipedia
New York City
Chicago, Illinois

S. Mohinder (September 8, 1925-)

Mohinder Singh Sarna was born in a small town called Sillanwali in 1925. At the time the city was located in the Montgomery District of Punjab. Mohinder’s father Sujan Singh Bakhshi was a sub-inspector in the police forces. Wikipedia
Sillanwali, Punjab, India
Gunther Schuller

Gunther Schuller (November 22, 1925-)

Gunther Schuller is an American composer, conductor, horn player, author, historian, and jazz musician. Wikipedia
Brent Scowcroft

Brent Scowcroft (March 19, 1925-)

Brent Scowcroft KBE is a retired United States Air Force Lieutenant General. He was the United States National Security Advisor under U.S. Presidents Gerald Ford and George H. W. Bush. He also served as Military Assistant to President Richard Nixon and as Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs in the Nixon and Ford... Wikipedia
Ogden, Utah
Peter Sellers

Peter Sellers (September 8, 1925-July 24, 1980)

Peter Sellers was a British film actor, comedian and singer. He performed in the BBC Radio comedy series 'The Goon Show', featured on a number of hit comic songs and became known to a world-wide audience through his many film characterisations, among them Chief Inspector Clouseau in 'The Pink Panther' series of films. Wikipedia
Southsea, Hampshire, England
London, England
Jacques Sernas

Jacques Sernas (July 30, 1925-July 3, 2015)

Jurgis Šernas, commonly known as Jacques Sernas and sometimes credited as Jack Sernas, was a Lithuanian-born French actor with an international film career. Wikipedia
Kaunas, Lithuania
Rome, Italy
Bobby Shantz

Bobby Shantz (September 26, 1925-)

Robert Clayton Shantz is a former Major League Baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia Athletics, Kansas City Athletics, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, Houston Colt .45's, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, and the Philadelphia Phillies. Wikipedia
Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Stanley Shapiro (July 16, 1925-July 21, 1990)

Stanley Shapiro was an American screenwriter and producer responsible for three of Doris Day's most successful films. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, US
Los Angeles
Robert B. Sherman

Robert B. Sherman (December 19, 1925-March 6, 2012)

Robert Bernard Sherman was an American songwriter who specialized in musical films with his brother Richard Morton Sherman. Some of the Sherman Brothers' best known songs were incorporated into movies and animations like 'Mary Poppins', 'The Jungle Book', 'The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh', 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang', 'The Slipper and the... Wikipedia
New York, New York, United States
London, England, United Kingdom

Julian Sitkovetsky (November 7, 1925-February 23, 1958)

Julian Sitkovetsky was a Russian-Ukrainian violinist. Wikipedia
Kiev
Moscow
Sid Smith (ice hockey)

Sid Smith (ice hockey) (July 11, 1925-April 29, 2004)

Sidney James Smith was a National Hockey League left winger who played with the Toronto Maple Leafs for 12 seasons. He was the Leafs team captain from 1955 to 1956. Wikipedia
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Oliver Smithies

Oliver Smithies (June 23, 1925-)

Oliver Smithies is a British-born American geneticist and Nobel laureate, credited with the introduction of starch as a medium for gel electrophoresis in 1955, and the simultaneous discovery, with Mario Capecchi and Martin Evans, of the technique of homologous recombination of transgenic DNA with genomic DNA, a much more reliable method of altering... Wikipedia
Halifax, West Yorkshire, England

Innokenty Smoktunovsky (March 28, 1925-August 3, 1994)

Innokenty Mikhaylovich Smoktunovsky was a Soviet actor acclaimed as the "king of Soviet actors". He was named People's Artist of the USSR in 1974 and the Hero of Socialist Labour in 1990. Wikipedia
Tatyanovka, Tomsk Oblast, RSFSR
Moscow, Russia
Harry Somers

Harry Somers (September 11, 1925-March 9, 1999)

Harry Stewart Somers, CC was one of the most influential and innovative contemporary Canadian composers of the past century. Possessing a charismatic attitude and rather dashing good-looks, as well as a genuine talent for his art, Somers earned the unofficial title of “Darling of Canadian Composition.” A truly patriotic artist, Somers was engaged... Wikipedia
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Maureen Stapleton

Maureen Stapleton (June 21, 1925-March 13, 2006)

Maureen Stapleton was an American actress in film, theater and television. She won an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, two Tony Awards and a British Academy Award. She was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 1981. Wikipedia
Troy, New York, United States
Lenox, Massachusetts, United States
Leonard Starr

Leonard Starr (October 28, 1925-June 30, 2015)

Leonard Starr was an American cartoonist, comic book artist, and advertising artist, best known for creating the newspaper comic strip 'On Stage' and reviving 'Little Orphan Annie'. Wikipedia
New York City
Rod Steiger

Rod Steiger (April 14, 1925-July 9, 2002)

Rodney Stephen "Rod" Steiger was an American actor known for his performances in such films as 'On the Waterfront', 'The Big Knife', 'Oklahoma!', 'The Harder They Fall', 'Across the Bridge', 'The Pawnbroker', 'Doctor Zhivago', 'In the Heat of the Night', 'Waterloo', 'Duck, You Sucker!', and ' The Amityville Horror ' as well as the television... Wikipedia
Westhampton, New York, US
Los Angeles, California, US
Gerald Stern

Gerald Stern (February 22, 1925-)

Gerald Stern is an American poet, essayist and educator. The author of twenty collections of poetry and four books of essays, Stern has taught literature and creative writing at Temple University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Raritan Valley Community College, and Iowa Writers' Workshop. Since 2009, Stern has been distinguished... Wikipedia
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Elaine Stritch

Elaine Stritch (February 2, 1925-July 17, 2014)

Elaine Stritch was an American actress and singer, best known for her work on Broadway. She appeared in numerous stage plays and musicals, feature films, and television series. She was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1995. Wikipedia
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Birmingham, Michigan, U.S.
M. S. Swaminathan

M. S. Swaminathan (August 7, 1925-)

Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan is an Indian geneticist and international administrator, renowned for his leading role in India's Green Revolution a program under which high-yield varieties of wheat and rice seedlings were planted in the fields of poor farmers. Wikipedia
Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
Maria Tallchief

Maria Tallchief (January 24, 1925-April 11, 2013)

Elizabeth Marie Tall Chief was considered America's first major prima ballerina, and was the first Native American to hold the rank. Wikipedia
Fairfax, Oklahoma, United States
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher (October 13, 1925-April 8, 2013)

Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is the only woman to have held the office. A Soviet journalist called her the "Iron Lady", a nickname that... Wikipedia
Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
London, England, United Kingdom
Mikis Theodorakis

Mikis Theodorakis (July 29, 1925-)

Michael "Mikis" Theodorakis is a Greek songwriter of over 1000 songs and composer. He scored for the films 'Zorba the Greek', 'Z', and 'Serpico'. He is viewed as Greece's best-known living composer. Wikipedia
Chios, Greece
Hank Thompson (musician)

Hank Thompson (musician) (September 3, 1925-November 6, 2007)

Henry William Thompson, known professionally as Hank Thompson, was an American country music entertainer whose career spanned seven decades. Wikipedia
Waco, Texas, United States
Thor Vilhjálmsson

Thor Vilhjálmsson (August 12, 1925-March 2, 2011)

Thor Vilhjálmsson was an Icelandic writer. He was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. Over the course of his life Vilhjálmsson wrote novels, plays and poetry and also did translations. In 1988 he won the Nordic Council Literature Prize for his novel 'Justice Undone'. In 1992, he won the Swedish Academy Nordic Prize, known as the 'little Nobel'. Wikipedia
Edinburgh, Scotland
Mel Tormé

Mel Tormé (September 13, 1925-June 5, 1999)

Melvin Howard Tormé, nicknamed The Velvet Fog, was an American musician, best known as a singer of jazz standards. He was also a jazz composer and arranger, drummer, and actor in radio, film, and television, and the author of five books. He composed the music for the classic holiday song "The Christmas Song" and co-wrote the lyrics with Bob Wells. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Romolo Valli

Romolo Valli (February 7, 1925-February 1, 1980)

Romolo Valli was an Italian actor. Wikipedia
Reggio nell'Emilia, Italy
Rome, Italy
Simon van der Meer

Simon van der Meer (November 24, 1925-March 4, 2011)

Simon van der Meer was a Dutch particle accelerator physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1984 with Carlo Rubbia for contributions to the CERN project which led to the discovery of the W and Z particles, two of the most fundamental constituents of matter. Wikipedia
The Hague, The Netherlands
Geneva, Switzerland
Dick Van Dyke

Dick Van Dyke (December 13, 1925-)

Richard Wayne "Dick" Van Dyke is an American actor, comedian, writer, singer, dancer, and producer with a career spanning almost seven decades. He is the older brother of Jerry Van Dyke and father of Barry Van Dyke. Wikipedia
West Plains, Missouri, United States
Robert Venturi

Robert Venturi (June 25, 1925-)

Robert Charles Venturi, Jr. is an American architect, founding principal of the firm Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates, and one of the major architectural figures in the twentieth century. Together with his wife and partner, Denise Scott Brown, he helped to shape the way that architects, planners and students experience and think about... Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Gwen Verdon

Gwen Verdon (January 13, 1925-October 18, 2000)

Gwenyth Evelyn “Gwen” Verdon was an American actress and dancer who won four Tony awards for her musical comedy performances and served as uncredited choreographers assistant and specialty dance coach for both theater and film. With flaming red hair and a quaver in her voice, Verdon was a critically acclaimed performer on Broadway in the 1950s and... Wikipedia
Culver City, California, U.S.
Woodstock, Vermont, U.S.
Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal (October 3, 1925-July 31, 2012)

Gore Vidal was an American writer and a public intellectual known for his patrician manner, epigrammatic wit, and polished style of writing. As Eugene Louis Vidal, he was born to a political family; his maternal grandfather, Thomas Pryor Gore, served as United States Senator from Oklahoma. As Gore Vidal, he was a Democratic Party politician who... Wikipedia
West Point, New York, United States
Hollywood Hills, California, United States
Jorge Rafael Videla

Jorge Rafael Videla (August 2, 1925-May 17, 2013)

Jorge Rafael Videla was a senior commander in the Argentine Army and dictator of Argentina from 1976 to 1981. Wikipedia
Mercedes, Buenos Aires
Marcos Paz prison

John Wain (March 14, 1925-May 24, 1994)

John Barrington Wain was an English poet, novelist, and critic, associated with the literary group "The Movement". For most of his life, Wain worked as a freelance journalist and author, writing and reviewing for newspapers and the radio. Wikipedia

David de Wied (January 12, 1925-February 21, 2004)

David de Wied was a Dutch professor of pharmacology at the University of Utrecht. Wikipedia

John Wiles (September 20, 1925-April 5, 1999)

John Wiles was a television writer and producer, now best known for being the second producer of the popular science fiction serial 'Doctor Who', succeeding Verity Lambert. He was credited as producer on four serials between 1965 and 1966, namely 'The Myth Makers', 'The Daleks' Master Plan', 'The Massacre of St Bartholomew's Eve', and 'The Ark'. Wikipedia
Kimberley, South Africa
Surrey, England
Jonathan Winters

Jonathan Winters (November 11, 1925-April 11, 2013)

Jonathan Harshman Winters III was an American comedian, actor, author, and artist. Beginning in 1960, Winters recorded many classic comedy albums for the Verve Records label. He also had records released every decade for over 50 years, receiving 11 nominations for Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album during his career and winning a Grammy Award for... Wikipedia
Bellbrook, Ohio, United States
Montecito, California, United States

Marvin Worth (June 6, 1925-April 22, 1998)

Marvin Worth was an American film producer, screenwriter and actor perhaps best known for his efforts to bring the biography of Malcolm X to the big screen. His efforts spanned from 1967, when he purchased the rights to 'The Autobiography of Malcolm X', leading to the production of the 1972 documentary, for which he received an Oscar nomination.... Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York
Los Angeles, California
Christopher Zeeman

Christopher Zeeman (February 4, 1925-)

Sir Erik Christopher Zeeman FRS, is a Japanese-born British mathematician known for his work in geometric topology and singularity theory. Wikipedia
Japan

Patricia Zipprodt (February 24, 1925-July 17, 1999)

Patricia Zipprodt was an American costume designer. She was known for her technique of painting fabrics and thoroughly researching a project's subject matter, especially when it was a period piece. During a career that spanned four decades, she worked with such Broadway theatre legends as Jerome Robbins, Hal Prince, Gower Champion, David Merrick,... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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