Birthdays in Film & TV on April 1

  • 1883 Lon Chaney, American actor, "man of 1000 faces" (High Noon, Phantom of Opera, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado (d. 1930)
  • 1884 Laurette Taylor [Helen Loretta Cooney], American actress (Peg o' My Heart), born in NYC, New York (d. 1946)

Person of interestWallace Beery

1886 Wallace Beery, American circus performer (Ringling Brothers Circus) and actor (Alias a Gentleman, Dinner at 8), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1949)

  • 1893 Cicely Courtneidge, Australian actress (Double Exposure), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1980)
  • 1898 Nita Naldi [Anita Donna Dooley], American actress (Blood & Sand), born in NYC, New York (d. 1961)
  • 1906 Ned Glass, Polish-American actor (Sol-Julia, Uncle Moe-Bridget Loves Bernie), born in Poland (d. 1984)
  • 1909 Abner Biberman, American director and actor (His Girl Friday, The Leopard Man), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1977)
  • 1911 Gunther Rennert, opera director and producer, born in Essen, Germany
  • 1914 Lor Tok [Sawong Supsamruay], Thai comedian and actor (Ngern, Ngern, Ngern), born in Bangkok Yai, Thailand (d. 2002)
  • 1915 Otto Wilhelm Fischer, Austrian actor (Helden, Ich suche dich), born in Klosterneuburg, Austria-Hungary (d. 2004)
  • 1917 Leon Janney (Ramon), American actor (Charly, Stolen Paradise, Hawk), born in Ogden, Utah (d. 1980)

Person of interestToshiro Mifune

1920 Toshiro Mifune, Japanese writer and actor (Rashomon, Seven Samurai, Shogun), born in Tsingtao, China (d. 1997)

Actor & Writer Toshiro Mifune
Actor & Writer
Toshiro Mifune
  • 1923 Robert "Bobby" Jordan, American actor (Dead End Kids, Kid Dynamite, Flying Wild), born in Harrison, New York (d. 1965)
  • 1924 Čkalja [Miodrag Petrović], Serbian actor and one of the most popular comedians of former Yugoslavia, born in Kruševac, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (d. 2003)
  • 1926 Lyndon Brook, actor (Invasion, Reach for the Sky)
  • 1928 George Grizzard, NC, actor (Wrong is Right, Bachelor Party, Attica)
  • 1928 Herbert Klein, newscaster/press secretary
  • 1928 Jane Powell, singer/actress (7 Brides for 7 Brothers), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1930 Grace Lee Whitney, actress (Yeoman Rand-Star Trek), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1931 George Baker, Bulgaria, actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Curse of the Fly)
  • 1931 Ita Ever, Estonian actress
  • 1932 Alexander Colleridge Vanderpuiye Baka Tetteh-Lartey, actor
  • 1932 Debbie Reynolds, American actress (Kathy Selden-Singin' in the Rain, The Unsinkable Molly Brown), born in El Paso, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1932 Gordon Jump, actor (Arthur Carlson-WKRP, Growing Pains), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1934 Don Hastings, American actor (Capt Video, Bob-As the World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935 Hans H Boswinkel, actor and director (Surprise Attack, Tutorials in Love)
  • 1938 John Quade, American actor
  • 1939 Ali MacGraw, Pound Ridge NY, actress (Love Story, Goodbye Columbus)
  • 1940 Annie Nightingale, English broadcaster, 1st BBC Radio 1 female presenter, born in London
  • 1944 Carol White, England, actress (Daddy's Gone a Hunting)
  • 1945 Heather Young, Bremerton Wash, actress (Betty-Land of Giants)
  • 1952 Annette O'Toole, actress (Cat People, Superman III), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1960 Michael Praed, British actor
  • 1961 Jennifer Runyon, American actress (Cindy-A Very Brady Christmas), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1961 Mark White, rock guitarist (ABC-All of My Heart)
  • 1962 Phillip Schofield, TV personality/designer (Nightfire)
  • 1968 Andreas Schnaas, German horror film director
  • 1969 Traci Lin-Tavi, American actress (Ryan's Hope, F/X, Fright Night 2), born in NYC, New York
  • 1970 Sung Hi Lee, Korean-born model
  • 1971 Jessica Collins, [Capogna], actress (Dinah Lee Mayberry-Loving)
  • 1971 Lachy Hulme, Australian actor and screenwriter
  • 1972 Allen and Albert Hughes, American film directors
  • 1973 Christian Finnegan, American comedian
  • 1976 David Oyelowo, English-Nigerian actor
  • 1980 Bryan Buffinton, actor (Bill Lewis Jr-Guiding Light), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • 1980 Randy Orton, American professional wrestler
  • 1980 Bijou Phillips, American actress
  • 1980 Yūko Takeuchi, Japanese actress
  • 1982 Sam Huntington, Peterborough, New Hampshire, American actor (Jungle 2 Jungle, Being Human)
  • 1982 Gemma Hunt, British children's television presenter
  • 1982 Taran Killam, American comedian and actor
  • 1983 Matt Lanter, American actor and model
  • 1984 Olga Rei, Russian television personality
  • 1985 Josh Zuckerman, American actor

Person of interestLogan Paul

1995 Logan Paul, American YouTube personality, born in Westlake, Ohio

YouTube Star and Actor Logan Paul
YouTube Star and Actor
Logan Paul