Famous movie actors born in the year 1917

Here are 50 famous actors from the world were born in 1917:

Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine (January 24, 1917 Hamden-July 8, 2012 Los Angeles) also known as Ermes Effron Borgnino, Ernest Effron Borgnine, Ermes Effron Borgnine or Bullito was an American actor, voice actor and military officer. He had four children, Sharon Borgnine, Cris Borgnine, Diana Rancourt-Borgnine and Nancee Borgnine.

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Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke (December 16, 1917 Minehead-March 19, 2008 Colombo) otherwise known as Arthur Charles Clarke, Charles Willis, E. G. O'Brien, Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, Arthur Clark, Clarke, Arthur C., Arthur Clarke, Charles Wills or Charles A Wills was a British inventor, author, writer, novelist, explorer, presenter, actor and screenwriter.

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Allen Ludden

Allen Ludden (October 5, 1917 Mineral Point-June 9, 1981 Los Angeles) also known as Allen Ellsworth, Allen Packard Ellsworth or Allen Ellsworth Ludden was an American game show host, actor, presenter and tv personality. He had three children, David Ludden, Martha Ludden and Sarah Ludden.

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George Tyne

George Tyne (February 6, 1917 Philadelphia-March 7, 2008 Los Angeles) also known as Martin "Buddy" Yarus, Buddy Tyne, Martin Yarus or Buddy Yarus was an American actor and television director.

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Bourvil (July 27, 1917 Prétot-Vicquemare-September 23, 1970 Paris) also known as André Robert Raimbourg, André Bourvil or André Zacharie Raimbourg was a French singer and actor. He had two children, Dominique Raimbourg and Philippe Raimbourg.

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Dean Martin

Dean Martin (June 7, 1917 Steubenville-December 25, 1995 Beverly Hills) also known as Dino Paul Crocetti, Dino Martini, King of Cool, Kid Crochet, Martin & Lewis, Dino, King Leer, Dino Crocetti or The King of Cool was an American singer, comedian, actor, professional boxer, film producer, musician, songwriter, presenter, radio personality and businessperson. His children are called Deana Martin, Gina Martin, Dean Paul Martin, Ricci Martin, Claudia Martin, Craig Martin, Sasha Martin and Barbara Gail Martin.

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Desi Arnaz

Desi Arnaz (March 2, 1917 Santiago de Cuba-December 2, 1986 Del Mar) a.k.a. Desiderio Arnaz, Desiderio Alberto Arnaz ye de Acha the Third, Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III, Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha, III or Desi Arnaz, Sr. was an American comedian, singer, musician, television producer, actor, television director and film producer. His children are called Lucie Arnaz, Desi Arnaz, Jr. and Madeline Jane Dee.

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Eddie Constantine

Eddie Constantine (October 29, 1917 Los Angeles-February 25, 1993 Wiesbaden) also known as Eddy Constantine, Constantine, Eddie, Edward Constantinowsky, Israel Constantine or Eddi Constantine was an American singer and actor. His children are called Lemmy Constantine, Barbara Constantine, Tania Constantine and Mia Bella Marie Constanine.

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Henri Salvador

Henri Salvador (July 18, 1917 Cayenne-February 13, 2008 Paris) also known as Henri, Henry Salvador, Cording, Henry, Henri Gabriel Salvador or H.Salvador was a French singer, actor and comedian. His child is called Jean-Marie Périer.

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John Beradino

John Beradino (May 1, 1917 Los Angeles-May 19, 1996 Beverly Hills) a.k.a. Johnny Berardino, John Berardino, John Baradino, John Barardino, John Barradino, John Bernadino, Bernie or Giovanni Berardino was an American baseball player and actor.

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John Raitt

John Raitt (January 29, 1917 Santa Ana-February 20, 2005 Pacific Palisades) also known as John Emmett Raitt was an American singer and actor. He had three children, Bonnie Raitt, David Raitt and Steven Raitt.

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Michael Somes

Michael Somes (September 28, 1917 Horsley-November 18, 1994 London) also known as Michael George Somes, Michael Soames or Michael George Somes CBE was a British actor and ballet dancer.

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Peanuts Lowrey

Peanuts Lowrey (August 27, 1917 Culver City-July 2, 1986 Inglewood) also known as Peanuts Lowery, Henry Lee Lowrey or Peanuts was an American baseball player and actor.

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Robert Merrill

Robert Merrill (June 4, 1917 Williamsburg-October 23, 2004 New Rochelle) also known as Moishe Miller, Merrill, Robert, Morris Miller, Bob Merrill or Robert Merril was an American opera singer and actor. He had two children, David Merrill and Lizanne Merrill.

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Barry Nelson

Barry Nelson (April 16, 1917 San Francisco-April 7, 2007 Bucks County) also known as Cpl. Barry Nelson, Robert Haakon Nielson or Haakon Robert Nielsen was an American actor.

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Buddy Rich

Buddy Rich (September 30, 1917 Brooklyn-April 2, 1987) also known as Bernard Rich, Rich, Buddy or Bernard "Buddy" Rich was an American bandleader, drummer, actor, songwriter and musician.

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Grant Taylor

Grant Taylor (December 6, 1917 Newcastle upon Tyne-November 27, 1971 London) also known as Ronald Grant Taylor or Lance Matheson was an English actor. His child is called Kit Taylor.

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Ismael Rodríguez

Ismael Rodríguez (October 19, 1917 Mexico City-August 7, 2004 Mexico City) also known as Ismael Rodriguez, Ismael Rodríguez Ruelas, Rodríguez Hnos. or Hnos. Rodriguez was a Mexican film director, screenwriter, film producer, actor and film editor.

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Santo (September 23, 1917 Tulancingo-February 5, 1984 Mexico City) otherwise known as Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta, The Saint or El Santo was a Mexican actor and wrestler. His children are called El Hijo del Santo, Alejandro, María de los Ángeles, Héctor Rodolfo, Blanca Lilia, Víctor Manuel, Miguel Ángel, Silvia Yolanda, María de Lourdes and Mercedes.

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Earl Cameron

Earl Cameron (August 8, 1917 Pembroke Parish-) also known as Earl Cameron, CBE is a Bermudan actor.

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Steve Cochran

Steve Cochran (May 25, 1917 Eureka-June 15, 1965 Guatemala) also known as Robert Alexander Cochran was an American actor. He had one child, Xandra Cochran.

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Mel Ferrer

Mel Ferrer (August 25, 1917 Elberon-June 2, 2008 Santa Barbara) also known as Melchor Ferrer, Melchor Gastón Ferrer, Melchor G. Ferrer or Melchor Gaston Ferrer was an American actor, film producer, film director and television director. His children are called Sean Hepburn Ferrer, Mark Young Ferrer, Mela Ferrer, Christopher Ferrer and Pepa Phillippa Ferrer.

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Douglas Edwards

Douglas Edwards (July 14, 1917 Ada-October 13, 1990 Sarasota) was an American journalist, actor and newscaster.

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Brad Dexter

Brad Dexter (April 9, 1917 Goldfield-December 11, 2002 Rancho Mirage) also known as Boris Michel Soso Milanovich, Barry Mitchell, Boris Malanovich, Борис Малановић, Veljko Soso or Boris Milanovich was an American actor, film producer and television producer.

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Armando Trovajoli

Armando Trovajoli (September 2, 1917 Rome-March 1, 2013 Rome) also known as Francis Berman, A. Trovaioli, R. Vatro, Roman Vatro, Armando Torovaioli, Armando Tovaioli, Armando Trovadoli, Trovaioli or Armando Trovaioli was an Italian film score composer, pianist, conductor, composer and actor. He had five children, Howard Andrew Trovaioli, Piergiorgio Trovaioli, Graziella Trovaioli, Maurizio Trovaioli and Marina Ubalda Trovaioli.

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Herbert Lom

Herbert Lom (September 11, 1917 Prague-September 27, 2012 London) also known as Herbert Charles Angelo Kuchacevich ze Schluderpacheru, Herbert Charles Angelo Kuchacevich Schluderpacheru or Herbert Karel Angelo Kuchačevič ze Schluderpacheru was a Czech actor. He had two children, Alec Lom and Nick Lom.

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Erik Hazelhoff Roelfzema

Erik Hazelhoff Roelfzema (April 3, 1917 Surabaya-September 26, 2007) also known as Siebren Erik Hazelhoff Roelfzema was a Dutch screenwriter, actor and author.

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Geoffrey Nares

Geoffrey Nares (June 10, 1917-August 20, 1942 Cairo) a.k.a. Geoffrey Owen Nares was a British actor and designer.

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Clifton Young

Clifton Young (September 15, 1917 Schenectady-September 10, 1951 Los Angeles) also known as Robert H. Young, Bobby 'Bonedust' Young, Our Gang, Robert H. 'Clifton' Young, Bobby Young, Robert Howard Young, Clifton, Cliffton or Robert Howard "Clifton" Young was an American actor.

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Pedro Infante

Pedro Infante (November 18, 1917 Mazatlán-April 15, 1957 Mérida) a.k.a. Infante, Pedro, Pedro Infante Cruz or Idolo de Guamúchil was a Mexican singer and actor. He had six children, Pedro Infante Jr., Cruz Infante, Lupita Infante, Graciela Margarita, Guadalupe Infante Torrentera and Irma Infante.

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Kent Walton

Kent Walton (August 22, 1917 Cairo-August 24, 2003 Guildford) also known as Kenneth Walton Beckett, Elton Hawke, Ralph Solomons or The Voice of Wrestling was an Egyptian presenter, actor and film producer.

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Max Showalter

Max Showalter (June 2, 1917 Caldwell-July 30, 2000 Middletown) otherwise known as Casey Adams was an American singer, actor, composer, pianist and songwriter.

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Sid Melton

Sid Melton (May 22, 1917 Brooklyn-November 2, 2011 Burbank) a.k.a. Sidney Meltzer or Sidney Melton was an American actor.

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Giuseppe De Santis

Giuseppe De Santis (February 11, 1917 Fondi-May 16, 1997 Rome) also known as Giuseppe De Sanctis, Gino de Sanctis or Joe de Santis was an Italian film director, screenwriter, actor and writer. He had one child, Luisa De Santis.

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Don Herbert

Don Herbert (July 10, 1917 Waconia-June 12, 2007 Bell Canyon) also known as Mr. Wizard or Donald Jeffrey Kemske was an American actor and television presenter.

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Fernando Rey

Fernando Rey (September 20, 1917 A Coruña-March 9, 1994 Madrid) a.k.a. Fernando Casado Arambillet, Fernando Casado D'Arambillet or Fernando Casado Arambillet Veiga was a Spanish actor and voice actor. He had one child, Fernando Casado Campolongo.

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Hans Conried

Hans Conried (March 23, 1917 Baltimore-January 5, 1982 Burbank) otherwise known as Hans Georg Conried Jr., Hans Conreid, Hans Georg Conried, Jr or Hans Georg Conried, Jr. was an American actor, voice actor, comedian and character actor. His child is called Trilby Conried.

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Leonardo Cimino

Leonardo Cimino (November 4, 1917 Manhattan-March 3, 2012 Woodstock) also known as Leo Cimino, Leonard Cimino or Leonardo Anthony Cimino was an American actor.

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Teddy Turner

Teddy Turner (June 13, 1917 Yorkshire-August 29, 1992 Horsforth) was an English actor and comedian.

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Herbert Anderson

Herbert Anderson (March 30, 1917 Oakland-June 11, 1994 Palm Springs) also known as Herb Anderson, Cpl. Herbert Anderson or Guy Anderson was an American actor.

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Nathan Davis

Nathan Davis (May 22, 1917 Chicago-October 15, 2008 Chicago) a.k.a. Nate Davis was an American actor. His children are called Andrew Davis, Richard Peter Davis and Jo Ellen Friedman.

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Adolfo Consolini

Adolfo Consolini (January 5, 1917 Costermano-December 20, 1969 Milan) also known as Dolfo was an Italian actor. His child is called Sergio Consolini.

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Ahmed Mazhar

Ahmed Mazhar (October 8, 1917 Cairo-May 8, 2002 Giza) a.k.a. Ahmed Hafez Mazhar or Ahmad Mazzhar was an Egyptian actor.

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Buffalo Bob Smith

Buffalo Bob Smith (November 27, 1917 Buffalo-July 30, 1998 Hendersonville) also known as Robert Smith, Robert E. Smith, Buffalo' Bob Smith, Bob Smith, Robert Schmidt or Robert Emil Schmidt was an American actor and television show host. He had three children, Ronald Smith, Robin Smith and Christopher Smith.

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Mike Cohen

Mike Cohen (January 16, 1917-March 19, 1988 Philippines) also known as Michael Cohen was an American actor.

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George Gaynes

George Gaynes (May 16, 1917 Helsinki-) also known as George Jongejans is an American actor and singer. He has two children, Iya Gaynes and Matthew Gaynes.

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Frankie Howerd

Frankie Howerd (March 6, 1917 York-April 19, 1992 Fulham) a.k.a. Francis Alick Howard, Ronnie Ordex, Frankie Howerd O.B.E., Francis Alick "Frankie" Howerd OBE or Frankie Howard was an English actor, screenwriter and comedian.

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Frankie Darro

Frankie Darro (December 22, 1917 Chicago-December 25, 1976 Huntington Beach) otherwise known as Frank Johnson, Frank Johnson Jr, Frankie Darrow, Frank Darro, Frank Darrow or Frank Johnson, Jr. was an American actor, stunt performer and child actor. He had one child, Darlene Darro.

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R. G. Armstrong

R. G. Armstrong (April 7, 1917 Pleasant Grove-July 27, 2012 Studio City) also known as Robert Golden Armstrong, R.K. Armstrong, Robert Armstrong, Bob, R.G. Armstrong, Robert Golden Armstrong, Jr. or Robert Golden Armstrong Jr. was an American actor and playwright. He had five children, Robbie Armstrong-Dunham, Laurie Nell Armstrong, Daryl Armstrong, Betty Armstrong and Wynn Armstrong.

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William Tracy

William Tracy (December 1, 1917 Pittsburgh-July 18, 1967 Hollywood) otherwise known as William Tracey was an American actor.

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