Birthdays in Film & TV on April 19

  • 1850 Theo Mann-Bouwmeester, Dutch actress (Pink Bernd, Hedda Gabler), born in Zutphen, Gelderland, Netherlands (d. 1939)
  • 1858 May Robson [Mary J Robison], Australian actress (Apple Annie), born in Moama, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1942)
  • 1888 William Axt, American film score composer (The Prisoner of Zenda), born in NYC, New York (d. 1959)
  • 1891 Francoise Rosay [Françoise Bandy de Nalèche], French actress (Interlude, Women in Prison, Saraband), born in Paris, France (d. 1974)
  • 1897 Vivienne Segal, American Broadway actress and singer (Pal Joey), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1992)
  • 1898 Constance Talmadge, American comedienne and actress (Intolerance), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1973)
  • 1899 George O'Brien, American actor (Sunrise: A Song of Two Human), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1985)
  • 1907 Alan Wheatley, British actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood), born in Tolworth, Surrey, England (d. 1991)
  • 1907 Lina Basquette, American actress (Paradise Park, Pleasure, Goldie), born in San Mateo, California (d. 1994)
  • 1920 Frank Fontaine, American comedian (Crazy Guggenheim), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1978)
  • 1925 Hugh O'Brian, American actor (Wyatt Earp, Search), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1930 Dick Sargent [Richard Stanford Cox], American actor (Bewitched), born in Carmel, California (d. 1994)
  • 1931 Garfield Morgan, British actor (Odessa File, To Catch a Spy), born in Birmingham, Warwickshire (d. 2009)

Jayne MansfieldJayne Mansfield (1933-1967)

American actress (The Girl Can't Help It), born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

  • 1934 Bob Halloran, American sportscaster (CBS Sports NY) and event organiser (MGM Mirage), born in New Bedford, Massachusetts (d. 2022)

Dudley MooreDudley Moore (1935-2002)

English comedian, actor (10; Arthur; Bedazzled), jazz pianist, and composer, born in London

  • 1937 Elinor Donahue, American actress (Father Knows Best, Get a Life), born in Tacoma, Washington

Joseph EstradaJoseph Estrada (85 years old)

1937 Filipino actor and 13th President of the Philippines (1998-01), born in Tondo, Philippines

  • 1939 Ellen Weston, American actress (Betty-SWAT), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944 Margo MacDonald, Scottish national broadcaster and politician (MP for Glasgow Govan 1973-74), born in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 2014)
  • 1946 Tim Curry, English actor (Rocky Horror Picture Show, Star Wars: The Clone Wars), born in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England
  • 1950 Earl Gardner, American jazz trumpeter (Saturday Night Live), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951 Barry Brown, American actor (Frederick Winterbourne-Daisy Miller), born in San Jose, California (d. 1978)
  • 1953 Ruby Wax, British actress (Girls on Top), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1957 Ge You, Chinese Actor (best actor Cannes 1994 "To Live"), born in Beijing, China
  • 1960 Nicoletta Braschi, Italian actress (The Tiger and the Snow), born in Cesena, Italy
  • 1965 Natalie Dessay, French soprano and actress, born in Lyon, France
  • 1966 El Samurai [Osamu Matsuda], Japanese professional wrestler (WAR/NJPW), born in Hanamaki, Iwate, Japan
  • 1968 Arshad Warsi, Indian film actor (Lage Raho Munna Bhai), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • 1968 Ashley Judd, American actress (Kuffs, Sisters), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968 Thomas Nock, Swiss actor (Tartort, Gemini-Twin Stars), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1969 Jesse James, American television personality (Jesse James Is a Dead Man), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1974 Akara Amarttayakul, Thai actor (Muay Thai Chaiya), born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • 1978 James Franco, American actor (The Disaster Artist), born in Palo Alto, California

Kate HudsonKate Hudson (43 years old)

1979 American actress (Almost Famous, You, Me and Dupree), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1981 Catalina Sandino Moreno, Colombian actress (Maria Full of Grace), born in Bogotá, Colombia

Hayden ChristensenHayden Christensen (41 years old)

1981 Canadian actor (Sam-Life as a House, Star Wars), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

  • 1982 Ali Wong, American stand-up comedian, actress and writer (Always Be My Maybe), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1984 Lee Da-Hae, South Korean actress (My Girl), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1987 Courtland Mead, American actor (Dragonworld), born in Mission Viejo, California
  • 1987 Oksana Akinshina, Russian actress (Sisters), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 1989 Simu Liu, Canadian actor (Kim's Convenience, Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings), born in Harbin, China
  • 1990 Kim Chiu, Filipino Chinese actress (Sana Maulit Muli), born in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines