Birthdays in Film & TV on April 20

  • 1896 Senor Wences, ventriloquist (Close the Door)
  • 1897 Gregory Ratoff, Russian producer, director and actor (Exodus, Skyscraper Souls, Corsican Brothers), born in Samara, Russian Empire (d. 1960)
  • 1902 Donald Wolfit, British actor (Lawrence of Arabia, Becket, Accursed), born in New Balderton, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1968)
  • 1904 Bruce Cabot, American actor (Diamonds are Forever, King Kong), born in Carlsbad, New Mexico (d. 1972)
  • 1913 Dick Wessel, WI, actor (Dick Tracy vs Cueball, Beware of Blondie)
  • 1914 Betty Lou Gerson, American actress (d. 1999)
  • 1918 June Storey, Canadian-born American actress (South of the Border), born in Toronto (d. 1991)
  • 1921 Janine Sutto, French Canadian actress
  • 1923 Mother Angelica, American nun and broadcaster
  • 1924 Nina Foch, Leiden Netherlands, actress (An American in Paris)
  • 1925 Elena Verdugo, actress (Consuelo-Marcus Welby MD), born in Hollywood, California

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1937 George Takei, actor (Sulu-Star Trek, Green Berets), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1940 James Gammon, Newman Ill, actor (Cool Hand Luke, Nick-Nash Bridges)
  • 1941 Ryan O'Neal, actor (Love Story, Paper Moon)
  • 1943 Edie Sedgwick, actress (Ciao Manhattan) and socialite, born in Santa Barbara, California (d. 1971)
  • 1943 Michael Greer, Galesburg Ill, actor (Bobby Gentry Show)
  • 1945 Michael Brandon, American actor
  • 1946 Julien Poulin, French Canadian actor
  • 1947 David Leland, actor and director (Nothing But Trouble), born in Cambridge, England
  • 1948 Gregory Itzin, American actor

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1949 Jessica Lange, American actress (King Kong, Tootsie, American Horror Stories), born in Cloquet, Minnesota

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  • 1949 Veronica Cartwright, American actress
  • 1951 Geraint Wyn Davies, Welsh-Canadian actor (Nick Knight-Forever Knight, Bury Me in Niagara, High Hopes), born in Swansea, Wales
  • 1959 Clint Howard, actor (Gentle Ben), born in Burbank, California
  • 1961 Konstantin Lavronenko, Russian actor
  • 1964 Crispin Glover, American actor (Back to the Future, River's Edge), born in New York
  • 1964 Andy Serkis, English actor (Gollum in Lord of the Rings), born in London
  • 1967 J D Roth, Beverly Hills California, TV host (Fun House)
  • 1967 Lara Jill Miller, actress (Samantha-Gimme a Break), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • 1969 Chris Jarvis, children's TV personality
  • 1970 Shemar Moore, actor (Malcolm-Young & Restless), born in Oakland, California

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1972 Carmen Electra [Tara Leigh Patrick], American model and actress (Scary Movie, Meet the Spartans), born in Sharonville, Ohio

  • 1976 Joey Lawrence, actor (Gimme a Break, Blossom, Summer Rental), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1977 Johnny "The Bull" Stamboli, professional wrestler
  • 1981 Matus Valent, male fitness model
  • 1983 Terrence J, American television host
  • 1983 Miranda Kerr, Australian supermodel, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1986 Cameron Duncan, New Zealand director (d. 2003)
  • 1987 John Patrick Amedori, American actor