Today's Birthdays in Film & TV History

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  • 1845 Sarah Bernhardt, French actress (Camille, Queen Elizabeth), born in Paris, France (d. 1923)
  • 1891 Parker Fennelly, American comedian and actor (d. 1988)
  • 1900 James Hall, actor (Hell's Angels), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1903 Curly Howard (Jerome Lester Horwitz), vaudevillian actor and comedian (The Three Stooges), born in Brooklyn New York (d. 1952)
  • 1904 Constance Bennett, American actress (Easiest Way, Ladies in Love), born in NYC, New York (d. 1965)
  • 1908 John Sutton, Rawalpindi India, actor (Tower of London, Return of Fly)
  • 1908 John Gould, American humorist, essayist, and columnist (d. 2003)
  • 1912 Frances Drake, American actress (d. 2000)
  • 1913 Patricia "Boots" Mallory, US dancer/actress (Handle With Care)
  • 1913 Tamara Desni, German-born British actress (d. 2008)
  • 1916 Sid Miller, Shenandoah Pa, actor (Donald O'Connor Texaco Show)

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1917 Joan Fontaine, British-American actress (Gunga Din, Ivanhoe, Rebecca), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2013)

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  • 1920 Mitzi Green, actress (Little Orphan Annie), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1922 Ton Lensink, Dutch actor (Rituelen)
  • 1928 Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Brazilian movie director
  • 1938 Christopher Lloyd, American actor (Taxi, Back to the Future), born in Stamford, Connecticut,
  • 1938 Derek Jacobi, actor (Lanner-Strauss Family, Dead Again), born in London, England
  • 1939 Tony Roberts, actor (Annie Hall, Edge of Night, Lucie Arnaz Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1941 Charles Keating, English actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World), born in London, England, (d. 2014)
  • 1942 Annette Funicello, singer and actress (Mickey Mouse Club), born in Utica, New York, (d. 2013)
  • 1943 Catherine Deneuve, [Dorleac], actress (Repulsion, Hunger), born in Paris, France
  • 1943 Robert Long, [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen)
  • 1943 Jan de Bont, Dutch film director
  • 1945 Yvan Ponton, Canadian actor and television host
  • 1946 Claude Charron, French-Canadian politician and TV personality
  • 1947 Lee Meredith, [Judith Lee Sauls], River Edge NJ, actress (Producers)
  • 1952 Jeff Goldblum, actor (Fly, Jurassic Park, Independence Day), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1959 Todd Graff, American actor (Five Corners, Dominic & Eugene), born in NYC, New York
  • 1961 Robert Torti, American actor
  • 1963 Cherie Witter, playmate (February, 1985), born in Everett, Washington
  • 1966 Valeria Golino, actress (Rain Man, Little Flames), born in Naples, Italy
  • 1967 Carlos Mencia, Honduras-born American comedian
  • 1968 Jay Johnston, American actor and comedian (Mr. Show)
  • 1969 Cuty [Yumi] Suzuki, Kawaguchi Japan, wrestler (Japan)
  • 1969 Spike Jonze, American director and film producer
  • 1972 Victoria Lagerstrom, Miss Sweden Universe (1997)
  • 1972 D'Lo Brown, American professional wrestler
  • 1974 Layla Harvest Roberts, Kealakekua HI, playmate (Oct, 1997)
  • 1976 Helen Svedin, Swedish model
  • 1977 Katrina Bergstrom, Miss North Dakota Teen USA (1996)
  • 1981 Michael Fishman, actor (DJ-Roseanne), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1990 Jonathan William Lipnicki, actor (Jeff Foxworthy Show, Jerry McGuirre)
  • 1992 Sofia Vassilieva, American actress