Today's Birthdays in Film & TV History

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  • 1849 Maurice Barrymore [Herbert Blythe], Indian-born British actor and patriarch of the Barrymore family, born in Fort Agra, India (d. 1905)
  • 1863 John Bunny, American film comedian, born in NYC, New York (d. 1915)
  • 1894 Tullio Carminati, Austrian actor (War and Peace, Roman Holiday), born in Zadar, Croatia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1971)
  • 1906 Derrick De Marney, British actor (The Girl Was Young, Inheritance), born in London, England (d. 1978)
  • 1907 Lloyd Gough, American actor (Sunset Boulevard, The Front, The Green Hornet), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)
  • 1912 Charles "Chuck" Jones, American animator and cartoonist best known for his work with Warner Bros. (Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner, Porky Pig), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 2002)
  • 1918 Rand Brooks [Arlington Rand Brooks Jr.], American actor (Gone with the Wind, Rin Tin Tin), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • 1924 Gail Russell, American actress (The Uninvited, Moonrise, Unseen), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1961)
  • 1926 Noor Jehan [Allah Rakhi Wasai], Pakistani singer and actress (Mela, Chann Way), born in Kasur, Punjab, British India (d. 2000)
  • 1930 Dawn Addams, British actress (A King in New York, Star Maidens) who married the Prince of Roccasecca, born in Felixstowe, England (d. 1985)
  • 1931 Larry Hagman, American actor (I Dream of Jeannie, JR-Dallas), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2012)
  • 1935 Henry Gibson, American actor and comedian (Nashville, Laugh-In's poet), born in Germantown, Philadelphia (d. 2009)
  • 1940 Bill Kurtis, American newscaster (American Parade), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 1941 Jack Brisco, American professional wrestler, born in Seminole, Oklahoma (d. 2010)
  • 1944 Fannie Flagg, American actress and comediene (Candid Camera), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1944 Susan Maureen Fleetwood, Scotland, actress (Krays, Sacrifice)

Person of interestBill Murray

1950 Bill Murray, American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters), born in Evanston, Illinois

Actor/Comedian Bill Murray
Actor/Comedian
Bill Murray
  • 1953 John Mengatti, American actor (Nick-White Shadow, For Love & Honor), born in NYC, New York
  • 1955 Rebecca Balding, actress (Carla-Lou Grant, Soap), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 1955 Gulshan Grover, Indian actor known as the "Bad Man" in Bollywood cinema (I Am Kalam), born in New Delhi, India
  • 1956 Marta Kauffman, American television producer
  • 1957 Ethan Coen, filmmaker (Fargo, No Country for Old Men), born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota
  • 1959 David Coulier, American actor (Joey Gladstone-Full House), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1960 David James Elliott, Canadian actor (Seinfeld, Lt Harmon Rabb-Jag), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1961 Nancy Travis, American actress (Kim-Almost Perfect, Chaplin, 8 Men Out), born in NYC, New York
  • 1962 Rob Morrow, actor (Dr Fleishman-Northern Exposure), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1963 Angus Macfadyen, Scottish actor
  • 1968 Ricki Lake, actress (Hairspray), talk show host (Ricki), born in NYC, New York
  • 1970 John Cudia, American actor
  • 1971 Alfonso Ribeiro, American actor/pianist (Alfonso-Silver Spoons), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971 Luke Wilson, American actor
  • 1972 Alicia Rickter, playmate (Oct, 1995), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1979 Jaymee Ong, Chinese-Australian model
  • 1980 Robert Hoffman, American actor
  • 1980 Kareena Kapoor, Indian actress (3 Idiots), born in Bombay, India
  • 1980 Aleksa Palladino, American actress
  • 1980 Autumn Reeser, American actress
  • 1981 Nicole Richie, American socialite, author and TV personality (The Simple Life), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1981 Rimi Sen, Indian actress
  • 1981 Meilinda Soerjoko, Indonesian-Australian actress

Person of interestJoseph Mazzello

1983 Joseph Mazzello, American actor (Jurassic Park, The Pacific), born in Rhinebeck. New York

  • 1983 Maggie Grace, American actress
  • 1985 Maryam Hassouni, Dutch actor
  • 1990 Allison Scagliotti, American actress
  • 1990 Christian Serratos, American actress
  • 1998 Brino quadruplets, American actor/actresses