Birthdays in Film & TV on April 11

  • 1883 Leonard Mudie, British actor (Magnetic Monster, British Intelligence), born in Cheetham, England (d. 1965)
  • 1888 Donald Calthrop, British actor (Blackmail, Scrooge, Rome Express), born in London, England (d. 1940)
  • 1902 Quentin Reynolds, American newscaster (Its News to Me) and author (FBI), born in NYC, New York (d. 1965)
  • 1904 Paul McGrath, American actor (Witness, No Time for Love), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1978)
  • 1907 Paul Douglas, American actor (Adventure Theater, Clash by Night), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1959)
  • 1908 Leo Rosten, American writer and humourist (Joys of Yiddish), born in Łódź, Russian Empire (d. 1997)
  • 1912 John Larkin, American actor (Saints & Sinners, The Satan Bug, 12 O'Clock High), born in Oakland, California (d. 1965)
  • 1914 Norman McLaren, Scottish-Canadian film animator and director, born in Stirling, Scotland (d. 1987)
  • 1916 Howard W. Koch, American producer and director (Frankenstein, Airplane II), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1931 Johnny Sheffield, American actor (Boy-Tarzan Finds a Son), born in Pasadena, California (d. 2010)
  • 1932 Joel Grey, [Joe Katz], American actor (Cabaret, Remo Williams, 7% Solution), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1939 Louise Lasser, American actress (Mary Hartman! Mary Hartman!), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944 John Milius, American screenwriter (Red Dawn, 1941, Big Wednesday), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1947 Peter Riegert, American actor (Animal House, Crossing Delancey), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947 Uli Edel, German film director (Last Exit to Brooklyn), born in Neuenburg am Rhein, South Baden, Germany
  • 1947 Meshach Taylor, American actor, born in Altadena, CA, (d. 2014)

  • 1949 Carl Franklin, American actor (Devil in a Blue Dress), born in Richmond, California
  • 1949 Bernd Eichinger, German film producer and director, born in Neuburg an der Donau, Germany (d. 2011)
  • 1950 Bill Irwin, American actor (My Blue Heaven, Scenes From a Mall), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1952 Michael Shea, American director and actor (The Fugitive, The Wild Wild West, Mission: Impossible), born in Queens, New York
  • 1955 Michele Scarabelli, Canadian actress (Jo Santini-Airwolf, Alienation, Dallas), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1957 John Castellanos, American actor (John Silva-Young & Restless), born in San Diego, California
  • 1958 Brynn Hartman, American actress and murderer, born in Thief River Falls, Minnesota (d. 1998)
  • 1960 Jeremy Clarkson, English journalist and broadcaster (Top Gear), born in Doncaster, England
  • 1961 Lucky Vanous, American model (GQ, Diet Coke), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1961 Vincent Gallo, American actor, director, writer (Buffalo '66, The Brown Bunny), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1963 Eddy Moya, actor, born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1966 Mason Reese, American actor (Underwood Deviled Ham), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1966 Dustin Patrick Runnels, American professional wrestler (Goldust), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1970 Johnny Messner, American actor (Tears of the Sun), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1971 Vicellous Reon Shannon, American actor (The Hurricane), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1972 Balls Mahoney [Jonathan Rechner], American professional wrestler, born in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • 1973 Jennifer Esposito, American television actor (Summer of Sam), born in NYC, New York
  • 1974 Anton Glanzelius, Danish actor (My Life as a Dog), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1974 Tricia Helfer, Canadian model and actress (Battlestar), born in Donalda, Alberta, Canada
  • 1974 Zöe Lucker, British television actor, born in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • 1978 Brett Claywell, American actor (One Tree Hill), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • 1979 Nazanin Afshin-Jam, Canadian human rights activist, Miss World Canada, born in Tehran, Iran
  • 1979 Josh Server, American actor (All That), born in Highland Park, Illinois
  • 1981 Alessandra Ambrosio, Brazilian model (Victoria's Secret Angel) and actress, born in Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • 1984 Kelli Garner, American actress (Dreamland), born in Bakersfield, California
  • 1994 Dakota Blue Richards, English actress (The Golden Compass), born in South Kensington, London
  • 2002 Alexa Gerasimovich, American actress (World Trade Center), born in NYC, New York