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CENTENNIAL BIRTHDAYS

Noted Individuals Who Would Have Turned 100

~ August & September 2020 ~ 

Webmaster's Notes:

~ Living individuals turning 100 this year can be found on the "Born 1920" pages. ~

~ Click on each picture below for photo credit information. ~

  Sammy Lee
American Olympic gold medal-winning platform diver
08/01/1920 – 12/02/2016
  P. D. James
English crime fiction writer, the Adam Dalgliesh series
08/03/1920 – 11/27/2014
  Helen Thomas
American journalist and columnist
08/04/1920 – 07/20/2013
  George Tooker
American magic realist painter
08/05/1920 – 03/27/2011
  Selma Diamond
American television writer, Your Show of Shows, and actress, TV's Night Court
08/06/1920 – 05/13/1985
  Ella Raines
American actress, Hail the Conquering Hero
08/06/1920 – 05/30/1988
  Neville Brand
American actor, Stalag 17, Birdman of Alcatraz
08/13/1920 – 04/16/1992
  Huntz Hall
American actor, the Bowery Boys film series
08/15/1920 – 01/30/1999
  Charles Bukowski
German-born American poet, novelist, and short story writer
08/16/1920 – 03/09/1994
  Maureen O'Hara
Irish/American actress, Miracle on 34th Street, The Quiet Man
08/17/1920 – 10/24/2015
  Shelley Winters
American Oscar-winning actress, A Place in the Sun, The Poseidon Adventure
08/18/1920 – 01/14/2006
  Ray Bradbury
American science fiction writer, The Martian Chronicles, Fahrenheit 451
08/22/1920 – 06/05/2012
  Denton Cooley
American heart surgeon
08/22/1920 – 11/18/2016
  Charlie Parker
American jazz saxophonist and composer
08/29/1920 – 03/12/1955
  G. D. Spradlin
American actor, The Godfather Part II, Apocalypse Now
08/31/1920 – 07/24/2011
  Liz Carpenter
American journalist, presidential advisor, and feminist
09/01/1920 – 03/20/2010
  Richard Farnsworth
American actor, Comes a Horseman, The Straight Story
09/01/1920 – 10/06/2000
  Chabuca Granda
Peruvian singer and composer
09/03/1920 – 03/08/1983
  Lawrence Klein
American Nobel Prize-winning economist
09/14/1920 – 10/20/2013
  Dinah Sheridan
English actress, Genevieve, TV's Don't Wait Up
09/17/1920 – 11/25/2012
  Jack Warden
American actor, 12 Angry Men, Heaven Can Wait
09/18/1920 – 07/19/2006
  Bob Lemon
American baseball player, coach, and manager
09/22/1920 – 01/11/2000
  Mickey Rooney
American actor, Babes in Arms, the Andy Hardy film series
09/23/1920 – 04/06/2014
  Sergey Bondarchuk
Russian actor and motion picture director, War and Peace
09/25/1920 – 10/20/1994
  William Conrad
American actor, Cannon, Jake and the Fatman
09/27/1920 – 02/11/1994
  Eileen Chang
Chinese-born American writer, The Rice Sprout Song
09/30/1920 – 09/08/1995

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