Birthdays in Film & Television in 1905

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  • Jan 1 Kamatari Fujiwara, actor (d. 1985), born in Tokyo, Japan

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Jan 3 Ray Milland, Welsh actor (Lost Weekend-Academy Award 1945), born in Neath, Wales (d. 1986)

  • Jan 3 Anna May Wong, American actress, 1st Chinese-American movie star (Shanghai Express), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1961)
  • Jan 4 Sterling Holloway, Cedartown Georgia, actor (Waldo-Life of Riley)
  • Jan 13 Kay Francis, [Katherine E Gibbs], actress (False Madonna), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 1968)
  • Jan 15 Torin Thatcher, English actor (d. 1981)
  • Jan 18 Chick Chandler, actor (Barney-One Happy Family), born in Kingston, New York
  • Jan 23 David Newell, Missouri, actor (Runaway Bride, White Heat, Dangerous Curves)
  • Jan 24 Dorothy Patten, American actress, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 1975)
  • Jan 26 Charles Lane, actor (Homer-Petticoat Junction, Lucy Show), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2007)
  • Jan 27 Howard McNear, actor (Floyd- "The Andy Griffith Show", "Jetsons"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 4 Eddie Foy Jr, actor (Eddie-Fair Exchange), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Feb 4 Hylda Baker, English comedy actress (d. 1986)
  • Feb 8 Truman Bradley, Missouri US, TV host (Science Fiction Theater)
  • Feb 10 John Dierkes, Ohio US, actor (Daughter of Dr Jekyll, Hanging Tree)
  • Feb 12 Harry Bellaver, Illinois, US, actor (Sgt Arcaro-Naked City)
  • Feb 27 Franchot Tone, actor (Dr Freeland-Ben Casey), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • Mar 1 Doris Hare, Welsh actress (d. 2000)
  • Mar 10 Richard Haydn, English actor (d. 1985)
  • Mar 16 Elisabeth Flickenschildt, German actress (d. 1977)

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Mar 18 Robert Donat, English actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Citadel), born in Manchester, England (d. 1958)

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Mar 23 Joan Crawford [Lucille Le Sueur], American actress (Mildred Pierce), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1977)

Actress Joan Crawford
Actress
Joan Crawford
  • Mar 28 Marlin Perkins, Carthage Mo, TV host (Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom)
  • Mar 28 Pandro S Berman, film producer
  • Mar 29 Philip Ahn, American actor (d. 1978)
  • Apr 5 Bill Raisch, one armed actor (The Fugitive)
  • Apr 7 Queenie Leonard, American actress (d. 2002)
  • Apr 8 George Baxter, actor (Flying Saucer, Lili, Caged), born in Paris, France
  • Apr 17 Arthur Lake, Corbin Ky, actor (Dagwood-Blondie)
  • Apr 17 Louis Jean Heydt, actor (Joe-Waterfront), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • Apr 26 Denis O'Dea, actor (Esther & the King, Treasure Island), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Apr 26 Jean Vigo, France, actor/director (Zero For Conduct, L'Atlante)
  • May 1 Leila Hyams, American actress (Big House, Ruggles of Red Gap), born in NYC, New York
  • May 3 Sebastian Lewis Shaw, actor (High Season, Ace of Spades, Caste)
  • May 15 Joseph Cotten, Virginia, actor (3rd Man, Airport 77, Hearse)

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May 16 Henry Fonda, American actor (Mr Roberts, On Golden Pond), born in Grand Island, Nebraska (d. 1982)

  • May 17 John Patrick, American screenwriter and playwright (Pulitzer Prize 1954), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • May 20 John Emery, American actor (Ship Ahoy, Kronos), born in New York City (d. 1964)
  • May 25 Joseph C Harsch, newscaster (Background), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • May 29 Jan [Johannes] Teulings, Dutch actor/director (That Joyous Eve)
  • May 29 Sebastian Shaw, Holt England, actor (Return of Jedi, Chimera)
  • May 31 Florence Desmond, English actress and comedian (d. 1993)
  • Jun 1 Robert Newton, England, actor (Henry V, Around the World in 80 Days)
  • Jun 5 John Abbott, actor (Smogasboard), born in London, England
  • Jun 15 James Robertson Justice, Scotland, actor (Above Us the Waves)
  • Jun 19 George Voskovec, Czech, actor (Fred-Nero Wolfe, Peter-Skag)
  • Jun 19 Mildred Natwick, American actress (Barefoot in the Park, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon) born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1994)
  • Jun 30 Nestor Paiva, actor (Comanche, Fear, Tarantula, Killer Ape), born in Fresno, California
  • Jul 5 Isa Miranda, [Ines Sampietro], Italian model/actress (La Ronde), born in Bergamo (d. 1982)
  • Jul 10 Thomas Gomez, American actor (Force of Evil, Key Largo, Kim, Sellout), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 17 William Gargan, American actor (Dynamite, Ellery Queen), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 25 Lila Lee, Union City NJ, actress (Midnight Girl, Blood & Sand)

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Jul 29 Clara Bow, silent screen actress (It, Saturday Night Kid), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1965)

Silent Screen Actress Clara Bow
Silent Screen Actress
Clara Bow
  • Jul 29 Thelma Todd, [Alison Loyd], Lawrence MA, actress (Dangerous Female)

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Aug 2 Myrna Loy, American actress (Jazz Singer, Thin Man, Vanity Fair), born in Helena, Montana (d. 1993)

Actress Myrna Loy
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Myrna Loy
  • Aug 8 Nino Martini, Verona Italy, actor (Here's to Romance)
  • Aug 9 Leo Genn, actor (Affair in Monte Carlo), born in London, England
  • Aug 12 Joan [Jacobus J] Remmelts, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Twee Vorstinnen)
  • Aug 20 Duncan Macrae, actor (Casino Royale, Kidnapped), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Aug 20 Jack [Weldon J] Teagarden, US trombonist/actor (Meet Band Leaders)
  • Aug 21 Isadore I Friz Freleng, animator (Warner Bros cartoons), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Aug 22 Wade Crosby, IA, actor (Sign of Wolf, Tales of Robin Hood)
  • Aug 24 Donald Douglas, Scotland, actor (I Love You Again)
  • Aug 27 Frederick O'Neal, Brooksville Miss, actor (Car 54 Where Are You)
  • Aug 28 Sam Levene, Russia, actor (Demon, Gung Ho, Boomerang)
  • Aug 31 Sanford Meisner, American actor and teacher (d. 1997)
  • Sep 8 Henry Wilcoxon, actor (Cleopatra, Jericho, 10 Commandments)
  • Sep 17 Dolores Costello, actress (Little Lord Fauntleroy), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 17 Hans Freudenthal, Dutch mathematician/director (OW&OC)
  • Sep 18 Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, actor (Jack Benny Show), born in Oakland, California

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Sep 18 Greta Garbo, Swedish actress (Ninotchka, Grand Hotel, Camille), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1990)

Actress Greta Garbo
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Greta Garbo
  • Sep 19 Betty Garde, actress (Aggie-Real McCoys), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 30 Michael Powell, English director/screen writer/producer (Red Shoes)
  • Sep 30 Ralph Forbes, actor (Romeo & Juliet, Daniel Boone), born in London, England
  • Oct 5 Harriet E. MacGibbon, American actress (d. 1987)
  • Oct 7 Andy Devine, [Jeremiah Schwartz], Flagstaff Az, actor (Andy's Gang)
  • Oct 9 Howard St John, actor (Born Yesterday, Li'l Abner), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 10 Jane Winton, actress (Hell's Angel, Patsy, Don Juan), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 16 Rex Bell, cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns)/lt-gov (Nevada), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 16 Wild Bill Elliott, Pattonsburg MO, actor (Beyond the Sacramento)
  • Oct 22 Constance Bennett, American actress (Easiest Way, Ladies in Love), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 5 Joel McCrea, actor (Marshal-Wichita Town), born in South Pasadena, California
  • Nov 17 Mischa Auer, [Ounskowsky], actor (My Man Godfrey), born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • Nov 24 Irene Wicker, singer/actress (Singing Lady)
  • Nov 26 George Emlyn Williams, Wales, actor/playwright (David Copperfield)
  • Dec 5 Otto Preminger, Austria, director/producer (Laura, Exodus)
  • Dec 8 Frank Faylen, actor (Herbert Gillis-Dobie Gillis), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Dec 9 Dalton Trumbo, US, writer/film director (Johnny Got His Gun)
  • Dec 11 Gilbert Roland, [Luis Alonso], Juarez Mex, actor (Juarez, Barbarosa)
  • Dec 12 Rellys [Henri Marius Bourrelly], French actor (Letters from My Windmill), born in Marseille (d. 1991)
  • Dec 17 Joseph Heifitz, film director
  • Dec 22 Pierre Brasseur, [Espinasse], French actor (Enfants du Paradis)

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Dec 24 Howard Hughes, American reclusive billionaire, filmmaker and avaitor (Hughes Aircraft), born in Humble, Texas (d. 1976)

Aviator and Businessman Howard Hughes
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Howard Hughes
  • Dec 28 Cliff Arquette, comedian (Charlie Weaver), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1974)