Famous people born in 1920

Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski was a German-born American novelist, short story writer and poet

GermanAugust 16, 19201,803 views

Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks was a woman whose cancer cells were used as the source of HeLa cell line

AmericanAugust 1, 19201,211 views

Pope John Paul II

John Paul II, also known as Blessed John Paul, served as the Pope of the Catholic Church for more than two and half decades

PolishMay 18, 1920139 views

Shelley Winters

Shelley Winters was a two-time ‘Academy Award’ winning American actress

AmericanAugust 18, 1920156 views

Douglass North

Douglass North was an American economist who won a share of the 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

Franklin J Schaffner

Franklin J Schaffner was an American director who is fondly remembered for his films such as ‘Planet of the Apes’ and ‘Patton’

AmericanMay 30, 1920129 views

Nicolaas Bloembergen

Nicolaas Bloembergen is a Dutch-American physicist who won a share of the Nobel Prize in Physics 1981

AmericanMarch 11, 192098 views

Delbert Mann

Delbert Martin Mann Jr

AmericanJanuary 30, 192095 views

Peter Mitchell

Peter Mitchell was a British chemist who won the 1978 Nobel Prize for Chemistry

BritishSeptember 22, 1920104 views

Walter Matthau

Walter Matthau was an American actor who was well-known his performances in theatre, feature films and television

AmericanOctober 1, 1920109 views