Birthdays in Film & TV on April 2

  • 1711 Jan Punt, Dutch engraver, painter, illustrator and actor (Gideonschool), born in Amsterdam (d. 1779)
  • 1908 Christian "Buddy" Ebsen Jr., American dancer and actor (The Beverly Hillbillies - "Jed Clampett"; Breakfast At Tiffany's; Barnaby Jones), born in Belleville, Illinois (d. 2003)
  • 1911 Charles "Honi" Coles, American actor and tap dancer (Tito Suarez-Dirty Dancing), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1992)

Alec GuinnessAlec Guinness (1914-2000)

British actor (The Ladykillers, The Bridge on the River Kwai), born in London, England

  • 1917 Robert "Dabbs" Greer, American actor (Gunsmoke, The Green Mile, Little House on Prairie), born in Fairview, Missouri (d. 2007)
  • 1920 Jack Webb, American screenwriter, director and actor (Dragnet, Sunset Boulevard), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 1982)
  • 1923 Gloria Henry [McEniry], American actress (Dennis the Menace), born in New Orleans, Louisiana [1]
  • 1925 Hard Boiled Haggerty [Don Stansauk], American pro wrestler (AWA, NWA, WWA World Tag Team C'ship; IWA World Heavyweight C'ship) and actor (The Incredible Hulk), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2004)
  • 1928 Rita Gam, American actress (Distortions, Hannibal), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • 1934 Brian Glover, British actor and wrestler (Alien 3, Kes), born in Sheffield, England (d. 1997)
  • 1935 Sharon Acker, Canadian actress (Della Street-Perry Mason 1973), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1940 Penelope Keith, British actress (Norman Conquests, Priest of Love), born in Sutton, Surrey, England
  • 1942 Roshan Seth, Indian-born British actor (Mississippi Masala), born in Patna, Bihar, India
  • 1945 Linda Hunt, American actress (Bostonians, Eleni, Silverado), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1949 Pamela Reed, actress (Grand, Kindergarten Cop, Home Court), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1952 Thierry Le Luron, French humorist, born in Paris (d. 1986)
  • 1953 Debralee Scott, American actress (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman - "Cathy"; Angie), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • 1954 Ron Palillo, American actor (Arnold Horshack-Welcome Back Kotter), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2012)
  • 1958 Duncan Norvelle, British stand-up comedian and comic actor, born (born in Hoton, England
  • 1959 Yves Lavandier, French film writer and director, born in France
  • 1961 Christopher Meloni, American actor (Law & Order; Runaway Bride), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1962 Clark Gregg, American actor and director (Agent Phil Coulson), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1963 Karl Beattie, English television director and producer (Most Haunted), born in Guildford, Surrey
  • 1963 Mike Gascoyne, British motor racing engineer, designer, writer (McLaren, Sauber, Tyrrell, Jordan, Renault, Toyota, Force India) and broadcaster (BBC 5 Live, Sky Sports), born in Norwich, England
  • 1967 Helen Chamberlain, British television presenter (Soccer AM, 1995-2017), born in Street, Somerset, England

Ajay DevganAjay Devgan (53 years old)

1969 Indian actor and bollywood star (Phool Aur Kaante, Zakhm), born in New Delhi, Delhi, India

  • 1969 Yj Nagata [Yuji], wrestler (NJPW)
  • 1970 Tammi Reiss, American actress and former WNBA guard (Utah Starzz), born in New York
  • 1971 Todd Woodbridge, Australian tennis player (16 x Grand Slam doubles titles; 6 x GS mixed doubles titles; Olympic gold 1996) and broadcaster (7 Network, 9 Network), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1973 Roselyn Sanchez, Puerto Rican actress, born in San Juan
  • 1975 (José) Pedro Pascal, Chilean-American actor (Game of Thrones; Narcos; The Mandalorian), born in Santiago, Chile
  • 1975 Adam Rodriguez, American actor (Eric Delko-CSI: Miami) and director, born in Yonkers, New York
  • 1977 Aiden Turner, Irish actor (The Hobbit-Kili), born in Clondalkin, Dublin
  • 1977 Jelena Abbou, Serbian fitness model, born in Gornji Milanovac, Serbia
  • 1977 Michael Fassbender, Irish-German actor (Shame: X-Men), born in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg
  • 1980 Bobby Bones [Bobby Estell], American radio host and TV personality (American Idol), born in Mountain Pine, Arkansas
  • 1981 Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress (One Tree Hill), born in Hollywood, Florida
  • 1981 Michael Clarke, Australian cricket batsman and captain (115 Tests, 8,643 runs @ 49.10, 28 x 100s; 245 ODIs) and broadcaster (9 Network, FoxSports), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1982 Bianca Chatfield, Australian netball defender (42 caps; World C'ship gold 2007; C'wealth Games gold 2014) and TV personality (The Block 2018), born in Somerville, Mornington Peninsula, Australia
  • 1982 Leyla Milani, Iranian-Canadian actress and model, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1984 Meryl Cassie, New Zealand actress and singer (The Tribe), born in George, Cape Province, South Africa