American movie stars born in 1921

Here are 50 famous actors from United States of America were born in 1921:

Jake LaMotta

Jake LaMotta (July 10, 1921 The Bronx-) a.k.a. The Raging Bull, The Bronx Bull, Giacobe LaMotta, Jack, Bronx Bull, The Evil Cat, Jake La Motta or Jake Lamotta is an American professional boxer, actor and screenwriter. He has four children, Joseph LaMotta, Jake LaMotta, Jr., Christi and Stephanie.

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Gene Roddenberry

Gene Roddenberry (August 19, 1921 El Paso-October 24, 1991 Santa Monica) also known as Robert Wesley, Eugene Wesley "Gene" Roddenberry, Great Bird of the Galaxy, Eugene Wesley Roddenberry, Roddenberry, Gene or The Great Bird of the Galaxy was an American television producer, writer, actor, futurist, pilot, screenwriter, police officer and film producer. He had three children, Darleen Anita Roddenberry-Bacha, Dawn Roddenberry Compton and Rod Roddenberry.

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Calvert DeForest

Calvert DeForest (July 23, 1921 Brooklyn-March 19, 2007 Babylon) also known as Larry Bud Melman, Calvert Grant DeForest, Larry 'Bud' Melman, Calvert De Forest, Calvert deForest or Calvert DeForrest was an American comedian and actor.

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Steve Allen

Steve Allen (December 26, 1921 New York City-October 30, 2000 Los Angeles) also known as Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen, Steven Allen or Stephen Valentine Patrick William "Steve" Allen was an American writer, comedian, talk show host, actor, screenwriter, musician, composer, television producer, film score composer and tv personality. His children are called David Allen, Bill Allen, Steve Allen Jr. and Brian Allen.

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Rodney Dangerfield

Rodney Dangerfield (November 22, 1921 Deer Park-October 5, 2004 Westwood) also known as Jacob Cohen, Jack Roy, Jack, Jackie or Jacob Rodney Cohen was an American actor, screenwriter, comedian, film producer and voice actor. He had two children, Brian Dangerfield and Melanie Dangerfield.

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George Roy Hill

George Roy Hill (December 20, 1921 Minneapolis-December 27, 2002 New York City) a.k.a. George Roy Hill II was an American film director, screenwriter, film producer, television director and actor. He had two children, George Roy Hill III and John Hill.

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James Whitmore

James Whitmore (October 1, 1921 White Plains-February 6, 2009 Malibu) also known as James Allen Whitmore, Jr, Jimmy or James Allen Whitmore, Jr. was an American actor. He had three children, James Whitmore, Jr., Dan Whitmore and Steve Whitmore.

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Ferdinand Waldo Demara

Ferdinand Waldo Demara (December 21, 1921 Lawrence-June 7, 1982 West Anaheim) a.k.a. Ferdinand Waldo Demara, Jr., Fred Demara, Ferdinand Demara, Fred W. Demara or "The Great Imposter" was an American actor.

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Bill Mauldin

Bill Mauldin (October 29, 1921 Mountain Park, New Mexico-January 22, 2003 Newport Beach) also known as Bill Maudlin, William Henry Mauldin or William H. Mauldin was an American cartoonist, illustrator, writer, soldier, caricaturist, actor and screenwriter. He had eight children, Andrew Mauldin, David Mauldin, Nathaniel Mauldin, Bruce Patrick Mauldin, Timothy Mauldin, John Mauldin, Kaja Mauldin and Sam Mauldin.

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Charles Bronson

Charles Bronson (November 3, 1921 Ehrenfeld-August 30, 2003 Los Angeles) also known as Charles Dennis Buchinsky, Charles Buchinsky, Chas. Buchinski, Charles Buchinski, Le Sacre Monstre or Il Brutto was an American actor, soldier and miner. He had four children, Zuleika Bronson, Tony Bronson, Suzanne Bronson and Katrina Holden Bronson.

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Nelson Riddle

Nelson Riddle (June 1, 1921 Oradell-October 6, 1985 Los Angeles) also known as N. Riddle, Nelson Smock Riddle Jr., Nels or Nelson Smock Riddle, Jr. was an American sailor, trombonist, composer, music arranger, film score composer, orchestrator and actor. He had seven children, Rosemary Riddle, Maureen Alicia Riddle, Leonora Celeste Riddle, Bettina Riddle, Cecily Jean Riddle, Christopher Riddle and Nelson Riddle III.

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Chuck Connors

Chuck Connors (April 10, 1921 Brooklyn-November 10, 1992 Los Angeles) also known as Kevin Joseph Aloysius Connors, Chuck Conners, Kevin Joseph Connors, Kevin Joseph "Chuck" Connors or Chuck was an American athlete, actor, screenwriter, basketball player and baseball player. His children are called Mike Connors, Jeff Connors, Steve Connors and Kevin Connors.

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Abe Vigoda

Abe Vigoda (February 24, 1921 Brooklyn-) a.k.a. Abraham Charles Vigodah, Vigoda, Abraham Charles Vigoda or Abraham Charles "Abe" Vigoda is an American actor and voice actor. His child is called Carol Vigoda.

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Alan Hale, Jr.

Alan Hale, Jr. (March 8, 1921 Los Angeles-January 2, 1990 Los Angeles) also known as Alan Hale Mackahan Jr., Alan Hale, Alan Hale Mackahan, Jr. or The Skipper was an American actor and businessperson. His children are called Alan Brian Hale, Chris Hale, Lana Hale and Dorian Hale.

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Richard Deacon

Richard Deacon (May 14, 1921 Philadelphia-August 8, 1984 Los Angeles) also known as Fly was an American actor, chef, writer and presenter.

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Jean Shepherd

Jean Shepherd (July 26, 1921 Chicago-October 16, 1999 Sanibel) otherwise known as Jean Parker Shepherd, Shep, J. Shepherd, Jean Shepard, Frederick R. Ewing, Shepherd, Jean or Jean Parker Shepherd, Jr. was an American writer, radio personality, author, actor, screenwriter and raconteur. He had two children, Randall Shepherd and Adrien Shepherd.

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Leo Penn

Leo Penn (August 27, 1921 Lawrence-September 5, 1998 Santa Monica) also known as Leonard Penn, Clifford Penn or Leo Z. Penn was an American actor, television director, soldier, film director and screenwriter. He had three children, Michael Penn, Sean Penn and Chris Penn.

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Saul Zaentz

Saul Zaentz (February 28, 1921 Passaic-January 3, 2014 San Francisco) a.k.a. Paul Zaentz was an American businessperson, film producer, actor and theatrical producer. His children are called Athena Zaentz, Jonathan Zaentz, Joshua Zaentz and Dorian Zaentz.

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Alvy Moore

Alvy Moore (December 5, 1921 Vincennes-May 4, 1997 Palm Desert) a.k.a. Jack Alvin Moore, Alvy, Jack Moore or Jack Alvin "Alvy" Moore was an American actor, voice actor and film producer. He had three children, Alyson Dee Moore, Barry Moore and Janet Moore.

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Tom Poston

Tom Poston (October 17, 1921 Columbus-April 30, 2007 Los Angeles) also known as Thomas Poston, Thomas Gordon Poston or Thomas Gordon "Tom" Poston was an American comedian, actor and presenter. He had three children, Francesca Poston, Jason Poston and Hudson Poston.

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Brian Keith

Brian Keith (November 14, 1921 Bayonne-June 24, 1997 Malibu) a.k.a. Robert Keith Richey Jr., Robert Keith Jr., Robert Alba Keith, Robert Keith, Jr. or Brian Robert Keith was an American actor and film editor. He had seven children, Betty Keith, Y. Robert Keith, Barbra Keith, Daisy Keith, Michael Keith, Rory Keith and Mimi Keith.

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Jim McKay

Jim McKay (September 24, 1921 Philadelphia-June 7, 2008 Monkton) also known as James Kenneth McManus was an American journalist, actor, sports commentator, announcer and screenwriter. He had two children, Sean McManus and Mary Guba.

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Clifton James

Clifton James (May 29, 1921 Spokane-) a.k.a. George Clifton James is an American actor. His children are called Mike James, Winkie James, Hardy James, Lynn James and Mary James.

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Harold Nicholas

Harold Nicholas (March 27, 1921 Winston-Salem-July 3, 2000 New York City) also known as Harold Lloyd Nicholas, Nicholas Brothers or The Nicholas Brothers was an American theatre director, dancer, choreographer and actor. His children are called Harolyn Suzanne Nicholas and Melih Nicholas.

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Harry Spear

Harry Spear (December 16, 1921 Los Angeles-September 22, 2006 San Diego) also known as Harry Sherman Bonner was an American actor and child actor.

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Frank McGee

Frank McGee (September 12, 1921 Monroe-April 17, 1974 New York City) was an American journalist, newscaster and actor.

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LeRoy Neiman

LeRoy Neiman (June 8, 1921 Saint Paul-June 20, 2012 New York City) also known as LeRoy Joseph Runquist, Le Roy Neiman, Leroy Neiman, LeRoy Runquist or LeRoy Leslie Runquist was an American artist, painter, actor and visual artist.

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Harry Carey, Jr.

Harry Carey, Jr. (May 16, 1921 Saugus-December 27, 2012 Santa Barbara) otherwise known as Dobe, Henry G. Carey, Henry George "Dobe" Carey, Jr., Henry George Carey, Jr., Henry George Carey or Harry Carey was an American actor, screenwriter and film producer. He had one child, Melinda Carey.

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Peter Hansen

Peter Hansen (December 5, 1921 Oakland-) also known as Peter Hanson or Peder Hansen is an American actor.

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Anthony George

Anthony George (January 29, 1921 Endicott-March 16, 2005 Newport Beach) a.k.a. Octavio Gabriel George, Ott George, Tony George or Ottavio Gabriel George was an American actor.

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John Russell

John Russell (January 3, 1921 Los Angeles-January 19, 1991 Los Angeles) also known as John Lawrence Russell was an American actor and soldier.

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Sydney Walker

Sydney Walker (May 5, 1921 Philadelphia-September 30, 1994 San Francisco) was an American actor.

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Richard Egan

Richard Egan (July 29, 1921 San Francisco-July 20, 1987 Los Angeles) also known as Richard Eagan was an American actor, soldier and martial arts instructor. He had five children, Colleen Egan, Richard Egan, Jr., Kathleen Egan, Patricia Egan and Maureen Egan.

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Fred Foy

Fred Foy (March 21, 1921 Detroit-December 22, 2010 Woburn) a.k.a. Frederick William Foy was an American announcer, actor and military officer. He had three children, Nancy Foy, Wendy Foy and Fritz Foy.

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Jess Hahn

Jess Hahn (October 29, 1921 Terre Haute-June 29, 1998 Saint-Malo) a.k.a. Jesse Beryle Hahn, Jess Hann, Jesse Hahn or J. Hahn was an American actor and musician.

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Tad Horino

Tad Horino (August 14, 1921-October 3, 2002 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Tadashi Horino was an American actor.

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Stephen Douglass

Stephen Douglass (September 27, 1921 Mount Vernon-November 27, 2014) was an American actor and singer.

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Matt Mattox

Matt Mattox (August 16, 1921 Tulsa-February 18, 2013 Perpignan) also known as Harold Henry Mattox was an American actor.

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Hal E. Chester

Hal E. Chester (March 6, 1921 Brooklyn-March 25, 2012 London) also known as Hal Chester, Harold Ribotsky, Hally Chester or Hal E. "Hally" Chester was an American actor, film producer and screenwriter.

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Goose Tatum

Goose Tatum (May 31, 1921 El Dorado-January 18, 1967 El Paso) also known as Reece "Goose" Tatum was an American basketball player and actor. He had one child, Goose Jr..

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Bud Palmer

Bud Palmer (September 14, 1921 Hollywood-March 19, 2013 West Palm Beach) a.k.a. John Palmer, Bud Flynn, John Shove Flynn or Bud Palmer was an American actor and athlete.

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John Agar

John Agar (January 31, 1921 Chicago-April 7, 2002 Burbank) a.k.a. John George Agar, John G. Agar or John George Agar, Jr. was an American actor and soldier. He had three children, Linda Susan Agar, John G. Agar III and Martin Agar.

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Carl Betz

Carl Betz (March 9, 1921 Mt. Lebanon-January 18, 1978 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Carl Lawrence Betz was an American actor. He had two children, Richard Lawrence Betz and Rio Betz.

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Shepard Menken

Shepard Menken (November 2, 1921 New York City-January 2, 1999 Woodland Hills) also known as Shephard Menken, Shep Menken, Shepard Menkin or Shep Menkin was an American voice actor, character actor and actor.

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Gene Saks

Gene Saks (November 8, 1921 New York City-) is an American film director, actor and theatre director. He has three children, Matthew Saks, Daniel Saks and Annabelle Saks.

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John Doucette

John Doucette (January 21, 1921 Brockton-August 16, 1994 Banning) also known as Cohn Doucette, John A. Doucette or John Coucette was an American actor.

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Arnold Johnson

Arnold Johnson (November 15, 1921 Brooklyn-April 10, 2000 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Arnold Herbert Johnson was an American actor.

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Jackie Searl

Jackie Searl (July 7, 1921 Anaheim-April 29, 1991 Tujunga) also known as John E. Searl, Jack Searle, Jackie Searle or Jack Searl was an American actor.

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Eugene Walter

Eugene Walter (November 30, 1921 Mobile-March 29, 1998 Mobile) also known as Eugene Ferdinand Walter, Jr. or Tum-te-tum was an American writer, actor, screenwriter, poet, author, puppeteer, chef, cryptographer, translator, editor and costume designer.

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Frankie Thomas

Frankie Thomas (April 9, 1921 New York City-May 11, 2006 Sherman Oaks) also known as Frank M. Thomas, Frank M Thomas, Jr., Frank Thomas, Frank Marion Thomas, Jr., Frank Thomas Jr. or Frankie Thomas Jr. was an American actor and author.

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