Famous people born in 1917

Dean Martin

Dean Martin

Dean Martin was a prominent American singer, actor, as well as a comedian

AmericanJune 7, 1917162 views

Gene Rayburn

Gene Rayburn was an American radio and TV host known for hosting ‘Match Game’

AmericanDecember 22, 1917169 views

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald was an American jazz singer known as the ‘First Lady of Song.’

AmericanApril 25, 1917119 views

Herbert A. Hauptman

Herbert Aaron Hauptman was an American mathematician who won the 1985 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Sir Arthur Charles Clarke

Sir Arthur Charles Clarke was a British science fiction writer, inventor and futurist who had also served in the Royal Air Force during the World War II

BritishDecember 16, 1917117 views

Joan Fontaine

Joan Fontaine was an Academy Award winning British American actress famous for movies like ‘Rebecca’ and ‘Suspicion.’ This biography of Joan Fontaine provides detailed information about her childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

AmericanOctober 22, 191793 views

Robert Burns Woodward

Robert Burns Woodward was a Nobel Prize winning American chemist known for his work on complex natural products

AmericanApril 10, 191785 views

Jane Wyman

Jane Wyman was an American singer and actress

AmericanJanuary 5, 1917127 views

Susan Hayward

Susan Hayward was an American actress who started as a fashion model and then moved to Hollywood to act in films

AmericanJune 30, 191792 views

Ilya Prigogine

Ilya Prigogine was a Russian-born Belgian physical chemist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1977

BelgianJanuary 25, 1917136 views