Famous people born in 1906

Bugsy Siegel

Benjamin Siegel, or Bugsy, was an infamous American gangster

AmericanFebruary 28, 1906157 views

Lou Costello

Louis Francis ‘Lou’ Cristillo, better known by stage name Lou Costello, was a famous American burlesque comedian and actor

AmericanMarch 6, 1906194 views


Puyi, also famous as Pu Yi, was the last Emperor of China who remained the 12th and last Emperor of the Qing Dynasty

ChineseFebruary 7, 1906207 views

Philo Farnsworth

Philo Farnsworth was an inventor who invented the fully functional all-electronic TV

AmericanAugust 19, 1906127 views

Carol Reed

Sir Carol Reed was a British film director who won two ‘Academy Awards’ for Best Director

BritishDecember 30, 190698 views

John Huston

John Huston was an Academy Award winning American film director, screenwriter and actor

AmericanAugust 5, 1906201 views

Sin-Itiro Tomonaga

Sin'ichirō Tomonaga was a Japanese physicist who received the ‘Nobel Prize in Physics’ in 1965

JapaneseMarch 31, 1906121 views

Janet Gaynor

Janet Gaynor was an American film, stage and television actress who won the first ever Academy Award for Best Actress

AmericanOctober 6, 1906113 views

Luis Federico Leloir

Luis Federico Leloir was an Argentinean physician and biochemist who won the Noble Prize for Chemistry in 1970

George Wald

George Wald was an American scientist and Nobel Laureate who is known for his work with pigments in the retina

AmericanNovember 18, 1906122 views