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 actor (Beverly Hillbillies, Breakfast at Tiffany's), 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)

Person of interestAlec Guinness

1914 Alec Guinness, British actor (The Ladykillers, The Bridge on the River Kwai), born in London, England (d. 2000)

  • 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, American actress (Dennis the Menace), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 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 (Cathy-Mary Hartman, 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)
  • 1959 Yves Lavandier, French film writer and director, born in France
  • 1961 Christopher Meloni, American actor (Law & Order), 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
  • 1967 Helen Chamberlain, British television presenter, born in Street, Sommerset, England
  • 1969 Yj Nagata, [Yuji], wrestler (NJPW)

Person of interestAjay Devgan

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

Actor & Bollywood Star Ajay Devgan
Actor & Bollywood Star
Ajay Devgan
  • 1970 Tammi Reiss, American actress and former WNBA guard (Utah Starzz), born in New York
  • 1973 Roselyn Sanchez, Puerto Rican actress, born in San Juan
  • 1975 Adam Rodriguez, American actor (Eric Delko-CSI: Miami) and director, born in Yonkers, New York
  • 1977 Jelena Abbou, Serbian fitness model, born in Gornji Milanovac, Serbia
  • 1977 Michael Fassbender, Irish-German actor (Shame, X-Men), born in Heidelberg, Baden-W├╝rttemberg
  • 1977 Aiden Turner, Irish actor (The Hobbit-Kili), born in Clondalkin, Dublin
  • 1981 Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress (One Tree Hill), born in Hollywood, Florida
  • 1982 Jack Evans, American professional wrestler, born in Fountain Valley, California
  • 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