Birthdays in Film & TV on April 18

  • 1871 Henry Stephenson, British actor (Conquest, Little Old NY, Mr Lucky), born in Grenada, British West Indies (d. 1956)
  • 1884 Magda Janssens, Belgian-Dutch actress and acting teacher (Maria Stuart), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1973)
  • 1890 James Rennie, Canadian actor (Lash, Little Damozel), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1903 Leonid Kinskey, Russian actor (Casablanca, Duck Soup), born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1998)
  • 1904 Pigmeat Markham, comedian (Here Comes da Judge-Laugh In), born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 1981)
  • 1908 Eric Spear, British film and TV composer (Coronation Street theme)
  • 1913 Al Hodge, actor (Capt Video)
  • 1922 Barbara Hale, American actress (Della Street in Perry Mason), born in DeKalb, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • 1922 Avril Angers, actress (Brass Monkey)
  • 1925 Bob Hastings, American actor (McHale's Navy, All in the Family), born in Brooklyn, New York, (d. 2014)
  • 1926 Gunter Meisner, German actor (Between Wars, Quiller Memorandum)
  • 1929 Peter Jeffrey, actor (Dr Phibes Rides Again, Twinsanity)
  • 1930 Clive Revill, actor (Legend of Hell House), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 1934 James Drury, American actor (Virginian), born in NYC, New York
  • 1934 Mark Kingston, actor (Intimate Contact)
  • 1936 Harold Innocent, [HS Harrison], English actor (Tall Guy)
  • 1937 Robert Hooks, actor (Fast Walking, Aaron Loves Angela), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1940 Skip Stephenson, comedian (Real People), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1992)
  • 1946 Hayley Mills, actress (Parent Trap, Pollyanna), born in London, England

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1947 James Woods, American actor (Salvador, Against All Odds), born in Vernal, Utah

  • 1947 Lori Martin, actress (Velvet-National Velvet), born in Glendale, California
  • 1950 Kenny Ortega, American film and TV producer and choreographer

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1953 Rick Moranis, Canadian actor (SCTV, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Spaceballs), born in Toronto, Ontario

Actor and Musician Rick Moranis
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Rick Moranis
  • 1956 Eric Roberts, Miss, actor (Pope of Greenwich Village, King of Gypsies)
  • 1956 John James, actor (Jeff Colby-Dynasty), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1956 Melody Thomas Scott, actress (Nikki-Young & Restless)
  • 1956 Anna Kathryn Holbrook, American actress
  • 1956 Poonam Dhillon, Indian actress
  • 1958 Bernadette Robi, model/ex-wife of football player Lynn Swann
  • 1961 Jane Leeves, actress (Murphy Brown, Daphne Moon-Fraiser), born in London, England
  • 1961 Steve Lombardi, American wrestler

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1963 Conan Chris O'Brien, American TV host (Late Night), born in Brookline, Massachusetts

TV Host Conan O'Brien
TV Host
Conan O'Brien
  • 1963 Eric McCormack, Canadian-American actor (Will and Grace)
  • 1964 Rithy Panh, Cambodian film director
  • 1967 Maria Bello, American actress
  • 1968 Mary Birdsong, American actress
  • 1968 David Hewlett, Canadian actor (Stargate Universe), born in Redhill, Surrey, England
  • 1971 Tamara Braun, American actress

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1971 David Tennant [McDonald], Scottish actor (Doctor Who, Broadchurch), born in Bathgate, Scotland

  • 1972 Eli Roth, American film director

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1976 Melissa Joan Hart, american actress (Clarissa, Sabrina), born in Smithtown, New York

  • 1979 Kourtney Kardashian, American reality television star, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1984 America Ferrera, American actress
  • 1989 Alia Shawkat, American actress
  • 1994 Moises Arias, American Actor