Famous people born in 1916

Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite was one of America’s most trusted broadcast journalists, best known for anchoring the ‘CBS Evening News.’ Explore more about his childhood, family, personal life, etc.

Robert McNamara

Robert McNamara was an American business executive and politician

AmericanJune 9, 1916107 views

Aleksandr Prokhorov

Aleksandr Prokhorov was a Soviet physicist who earned the Nobel Prize for his pioneering work on laser-maser principle

RussianJuly 11, 1916148 views

Olivia de Havilland

Olivia de Havilland is a British-American former actress counted amongst the leading movie stars of the golden age of Classical Hollywood

AmericanJuly 1, 191688 views

Dorothy McGuire

Dorothy McGuire was an American actress who became famous for her role in many movies especially in ‘A Tree Grows in Brooklyn’ and ‘Swiss Family Robinson’

AmericanJune 14, 191688 views

Christian Anfinsen

Christian Boehmer Anfinsen was an American biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1972

AmericanMarch 26, 191676 views

Peter Finch

Peter Finch was an English-born Australian actor, who became the first person to win an Academy Award posthumously

AustralianSeptember 28, 19161,053 views

Sune Bergström

Sune Bergström was a Swedish biochemist who was one of the co-recipients of the 1982 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

SwedishJanuary 16, 1916135 views

Jean Dausset

Jean-Baptiste-Gabriel-Joachim Dausset was a French immunologist who won the 1980 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine

FrenchOctober 19, 191691 views