Famous people born in 1917

    Dean Martin

    Dean Martin

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

    AmericanJune 7, 1917149 views

    Gene Rayburn

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

    AmericanDecember 22, 1917144 views

    Ella Fitzgerald

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

    AmericanApril 25, 1917105 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, 1917115 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, 191788 views

    Robert Burns Woodward

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

    AmericanApril 10, 191780 views

    Jane Wyman

    Jane Wyman was an American singer and actress

    AmericanJanuary 5, 1917119 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, 1917126 views