Birthdays in Film & Television in 1914

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Jan 5 George Reeves, American actor (Superman, Gone with the Wind), born in Woolstock, Iowa (d. 1959)

  • Jan 6 Danny Thomas, Deerfield Mich, comedian (Danny Thomas Show)
  • Jan 6 David Bruce, Kankakee Ill, actor (Harry-Beulah)
  • Jan 9 Gypsy Rose Lee, [Rose Hovick], burlesque actress (Gypsy), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Jan 10 Polly Rowles, actress (Aunt Laurie-Jamie), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 14 Harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life)
  • Jan 20 Wensley Pithey, Cape Town South Africa, actor (Winston Churchill-Ike)
  • Jan 28 Nelson Olmsted [or Olmstead], American voice actor (Sleep No More), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1992)
  • Jan 30 David Wayne, Traverse City Mich, actor (Andromeda Strain, Adams Rib)
  • Jan 30 John Ireland, actor (Rawhide, Gunfight at OK Corral), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 31 Carey Lofton, Blountsville Fla, actor (Skinner-Troubleshooters)
  • Feb 6 Thurl Ravenscroft, American voice actor (d. 2005)
  • Feb 15 Kevin McCarthy, actor (Invasion of Body Snatchers, Howling), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Feb 17 Arthur Kennedy, actor (Fantastic Voyage, Peyton Place), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Feb 17 [Bert de] Wayne Morris, WW II-pilot/actor (Paths of Glory), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 19 Jacques Dufilho, French comedian (d. 2005)
  • Feb 20 John Daly, South Africa, newscaster/TV game show host (What's My Line)
  • Feb 24 Zachary Scott, actor (Spotlight Playhouse, Mildred Pierce), born in Austin, Texas
  • Feb 26 Robert Alda, American actor (Dan Lewis-Supertrain, By Popular Demand), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 28 Jim Boles, actor (Joe-One Man's Family), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • Mar 3 Martin Ritt, actor/director (Slugger's Wife, End of the Game)
  • Mar 6 Kirill P Kondrashin, conductor (Hollywood Bowl 1981), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Mar 14 Bill Owen, British actor (d. 1999)
  • Mar 15 Joe E. Ross, American actor and comedian (Car 54), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1982)
  • Mar 19 Fred Clark, American actor (Burns & Allen, Auntie Mame, Hazard), born in Lincoln, California (d. 1968)
  • Mar 19 Patricia Morison, actress (Peyton Place, Dressed to Kill)
  • Mar 20 Wendell Corey, Dracut Mass, actor (11th Hour, Peck's Bad Girl)
  • Mar 27 Budd Schulberg, novelist and screenwriter (On the Waterfront), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 27 Richard Denning, Poughkeepsie NY, actor (Steve-Karen, Hawaii Five-0)
  • Mar 28 Frank Lovejoy, actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Mar 28 Edward Anhalt, American screenwriter (d. 2000)
  • Apr 1 Lor Tok, Thai comedian and actor (d. 2002)

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Apr 2 Alec Guinness, British actor (Bridge on River Kwai), born in London, England (d. 2000)

  • Apr 8 María Félix, Mexican actress (d. 2002)
  • Apr 16 John Hodiak, actor (A Bell for Adamo, Lifeboat), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 20 Betty Lou Gerson, American actress (d. 1999)
  • Apr 21 Norman Panama, American screenwriter (d. 2003)
  • Apr 23 John Hubbard, actor (Don't Call Me Charlie), born in Indiana Harbor, Indiana
  • Apr 24 Ruth White, Perth Amboy NJ, actress (Up the Down Staircase)
  • Apr 26 Charlie Chester, British comedian (Never Say Die)
  • Apr 29 Ewan Roberts, actress (Pvt Benjamin), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • May 5 Tyrone Power, actor (The Mark of Zorro, Alexander's Ragtime Band), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • May 10 Charles McGraw, American actor (Michael-Falcon, Smith Family), born in NYC, New York
  • May 12 Howard K Smith, LA, TV newsman (ABC, Moderated Kennedy-Nixon debate)
  • May 23 Leo Lerman, actor/manager/critic (Dance Magazine)
  • May 24 Lilli Palmer, [Peiser], German actress (Cloak and Dagger), born in Pozen (d. 1986)
  • May 25 Dorothy Sarnoff, American operatic soprano, Broadway actress (Rosalinda), author and pioneer of the self-help movement (Speech Can Change Your Life, Speech Dynamics), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2008)
  • May 26 Archie Duncan, actor (Sherlock Holmes), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • May 29 Stacy Keach, Sr., American actor (d. 2003)
  • Jun 5 Rose Hill, singer/actress (Nicholas Nickleby, Shot in the Dark)
  • Jun 5 Stan Jones, Douglas Az, actor (Sheriff of Cochise)
  • Jun 9 Barbara Mullen, actress (Thunder Rock, Innocent Sinners), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jun 11 Gerald Mohr, American actor (Christopher-Foreign Intrigue), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 12 William Lundigan, actor (Climax), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Jun 14 Pauline Moore, American actress (d. 2001)
  • Jun 19 Harry Lauter, White Plains NY, actor (Waterfront)
  • Jun 27 Alexander Pola, [Abraham Polak], Dutch actor/writer (Farce Major)
  • Jun 30 David Wayne, actor (Adam's Rib, Andromeda Strain, 3 Faces of Eve)
  • Jul 1 Magda Gabor, actress (People vs Zsa Zsa Gabor), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jul 15 Howard Vernon, Swiss actor (d. 1996)
  • Jul 17 Lucille Benson, Scottsboro Ala, actress (Lilly-Bosom Buddies)
  • Jul 20 William John Phillips, actor (Nothing but a Man)
  • Jul 24 Frank Silvera, actor (High Chaparral), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Jul 24 Robert Emhardt, actor (Mac-Another World, Underworld USA, Mooncussers)

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Jul 25 Woody Strode, African American football player and actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante, Scream), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1994)

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  • Jul 29 "Professor" Irwin Corey, comedian (Car Wash, Doc), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jul 31 Louis De Funes, Courbevoie France, actor (I Tartassati, Fantomas)
  • Aug 2 Beatrice Straight, Old Westbury, New York, American actress (Network, Poltergeist)
  • Aug 5 Anita Colby, model/actress (Pepsi Cola Playhouse), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 5 David Brian, American actor (Accussed of Murder, Dawn at Sorocco), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 7 Ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond)
  • Aug 10 Jeff Corey, American actor (Getting Straight, Superman & Mole Men), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 30 Julie Bishop, actress (My Hero, Northern Pursuit, Threat), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Aug 31 Richard Basehart, Zanesville Oh, actor (Voyage to Bottom of Sea)
  • Sep 5 Stuart Freeborn, motion picture make-up artist (Star Wars: Yoda, Jabba the Hut), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • Sep 12 Desmond Llewelyn, Welsh actor (d. 1999)
  • Sep 14 Kay Medford, American actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 14 Pietro Germi, actor/director (Divorce Italian Style), born in Genoa, Italy
  • Sep 14 Lída Baarová, Czech actress (d. 2000)
  • Sep 14 Clayton Moore, American actor (d. 1999), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 16 Allen Funt, American TV host & creator (Candid Camera), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 18 Jack Cardiff, British film director
  • Sep 20 Kenneth More, England, actor (39 Steps, Doctor in the House)
  • Sep 24 Herb Jeffries, actor (Where's Huddles), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 1 Michael Goodliffe, Cheshire England, actor (5th Day of Peace)
  • Oct 2 Charles Drake, Bayside actor (Air Force, Glenn Miller Story), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 7 Alfred Drake, [Capurro], singer/actor (Kiss Me Kate), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 7 Sarah Churchill, actress (All Over Town, Royal Wedding), born in London, England
  • Oct 9 Edward Andrews, Griffin GA, actor (Tea & Sympathy, Glass Bottom Boat)
  • Oct 20 Fayard Nicholas, US, actor (Big Broadcast of 1936)

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Oct 26 Jackie Coogan, actor (Uncle Fester-Addams Family), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1984)

  • Nov 2 Ray Walston, actor (My Favorite Martian, Damn Yankees), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Nov 6 Jonathan Harris, actor (Dr Zachary Smith-Lost in Space)
  • Nov 8 Norman Lloyd, actor (Auschlander-St Elsewhere), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Nov 11 Howard Fast, American screenwriter (Rachel & the Stranger, Spartacus), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 17 Archie Campbell, Bullsgap Tenn, comedian (Hee Haw)
  • Nov 23 Roger Avon, Durham actor (d. 1998)
  • Nov 24 Elise Hoomans, Dutch director/actress (Jane Eyre)
  • Nov 25 Léon Zitrone, Russian-born French journalist and television host (d. 1995)
  • Dec 9 Frances Reid, American actress
  • Dec 10 Dorothy Lamour, [Mary Kaumeyer], actress and singer (Road to Bali), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Dec 13 George "Tiger" Haynes, guitarist/actor (Land Without Music, Guv'nor)
  • Dec 13 Samuel "Larry" K Parks, Olathe KS, actor (Jolson-Jolson Story)
  • Dec 24 Dorothy Hyson, actress (Ghoul, Spare a Copper, Sing as We Go)
  • Dec 24 Guus Verstraete Sr, [August de Graef], Dutch actor/dir (Black Magic)
  • Dec 26 Richard Widmark, Sunrise Mich, actor (Madigan, Judgement at Nuremberg)
  • Dec 26 Annemarie Wendl, German actress (d. 2006)
  • Dec 28 Bernard Youens, British actor (Coronation Street)
  • Dec 28 Lee Bowman, actor (Ellery Queen, Miami Undercover), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Dec 30 Bert Parks, [Jacobson], TV host (Miss America), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 30 Jo Van Fleet, American actress (Cool Hand Luke, East Eden), born in Oakland, California
  • Dec 31 Pat Brady, actor (Roy Rodgers Show), born in Toledo, Ohio