Birthdays in Film & TV on April 15

  • 1888 Florence Bates, American actress (Moon & Sixpence, Love Crazy, San Antonio), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1954)
  • 1891 Wallace Reid, American actor, director and screenwriter referred to as "the screen's most perfect lover" (Every Inch a Man), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1923)
  • 1897 Pedro Regas, Greek stage actor (Only Angels Have Wings, Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour), born in Goranoi, Greece (d. 1974)
  • 1898 Marian Jordan, American actress, radio comedienne (Molly-Fibber McGee & Molly), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 1961)
  • 1903 John Williams, British actor (Family Affair, Dial M for Murder), born in Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire, England (d. 1983)

Lita Grey

1908 Lita Grey, American actress, born in Hollywood, California (d. 1995)

  • 1917 Hans Conried, American actor (Peter Pan; Bullwinkle Show; Make Room for Daddy - "Uncle Tonoose"; The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1982)
  • 1918 John Baragrey, American actor (Creeper, The Loves of Carmen), born in Haleyville, Alabama (d. 1975)
  • 1922 Michael Ansara, American actor (Broken Arrow, Centennial), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 2013)
  • 1929 Jocelyn Barrow, British race relations campaigner (Card) and 1st black female governor of the BBC, born in Port of Spain, Trinidad (d. 2020)
  • 1931 Kenneth Bloomfield, BBC governor (Ireland), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Elizabeth Montgomery

1933 Elizabeth Montgomery, American actress (Samantha/Serena-Bewitched), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1995)

  • 1934 Maureen Arthur, American stage and screen actress (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; The Love God?), born in San Jose, California (d. 2022)
  • 1938 Claudia Cardinale, Italian-Tunisian actress (The Pink Panther), born in La Goulette, Tunis, Tunisia
  • 1940 Robert Walker Jr, American actor (Ceremony, Ms Don Juan, Ensign Pulver), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947 Diane "DeDe" Lind, American glamour model and Playboy playmate (Aug, 1967), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947 Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, American TV producer (Designing Women, Murphy Brown), born in Poplar Bluff, Missouri
  • 1948 Michael Kamen, American composer and arranger (film scores to Brazil and Mr. Holland's Opus; Pink Floyd), born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)
  • 1949 Craig Zadan, American film producer, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1950 Amy Wright, American actress (Inside Moves, Accidental Tourist), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952 Kym Gyngell, Australian comedian, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1952 Sam McMurray, American actor (Tracey Ullman), born in NYC, New York

Emma Thompson

1959 Emma Thompson, British actress (Henry V, Howards End, Oscar 1992), born in London, England

  • 1959 Fruit Chan, Hong Kong film director, born in Guangdong, China
  • 1959 Thomas F. Wilson, American actor, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1961 Lynne Austin, American model (First Hooters girl), Playboy playmate (Jul, 1986), born in Plant City, Florida
  • 1962 (Ivor) "Nick" Kamen, British pop singer-songwriter (Each Time You Break My Heart; I Promised Myself), and model (Levi's), born in Harlow, Essex, England (d. 2021)
  • 1962 Tom Kane, American voice actor, born in Overland Park, Kansas
  • 1964 Lydie Denier, French model and actress (General Hospital), born in Saint-Nazaire, France
  • 1967 Mark Mortimer, American actor (Another World - "Nick Hudson"; Killing Cupid), born in Yorkville, Illinois
  • 1968 Stacey Williams, American fashion model (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1970 Flex Alexander, American actor
  • 1971 Katy Hill, British television presenter
  • 1972 Lou Romano, American voice actor
  • 1972 Peter Billingsley, American actor (Real People), born in NYC, New York
  • 1974 Danny Pino, American actor (Cold Case), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1974 Douglas Spain, American actor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1974 Marena Bencomo, Miss Universe-2nd place (Venezuela, 1997)
  • 1976 Susan Ward, American actress
  • 1978 Austin Aries, American wrestler
  • 1980 Natalie Casey, British actress

Seth Rogen

1982 Seth Rogen, Canadian actor and writer (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, The Interview), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

  • 1983 Alice Braga, Brazilian actress
  • 1987 Samira Wiley, American actress (Orange is the New Black), born in Washington D.C.

Emma Watson

1990 Emma Watson, English actress (Hermione Granger-Harry Potter Series), born in Paris, France

  • 1993 Madeleine Martin, American television actress

Maisie Williams

1997 Maisie Williams, English actress (Game of Thrones), born in Bristol, England

  • 1997 Toheeb Jimoh, English actor (Ted Lasso), born in England