Birthdays in Film & TV on April 24

  • 1892 Jack Hulbert, British actor (Into the Blue, Bulldog Jack), born in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England (d. 1978)
  • 1893 Robert Harron, American actor (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance), born in NYC, New York (d. 1920)
  • 1908 Marceline Day [Newlin], American actress (The Cameraman, The Arm of the Law), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado (d. 2000)
  • 1909 Irven Spence, American animator, born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1995)
  • 1911 Jack E. Leonard, American comedian (Disorderly Orderly), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1973)
  • 1914 Justin Wilson, American Cajun chef (Wise Potato Chips) and humorist, born in Roseland, Louisiana (d. 2001)
  • 1914 Ruth White, American actress (To Kill a Mockingbird, Up the Down Staircase), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey (d. 1969)
  • 1916 Lou Thesz, American professional wrestler, born in Banat, Michigan (d. 2002)
  • 1922 John Donovan "J D" Cannon, American actor (McCloud, Ike, Call to Glory), born in Salmon, Idaho (d. 2005)
  • 1924 Marilyn Erskine, American actress (Tom Ewell Show, Westward the Women), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1924 Ruth Kobart [Kahn], American actor and singer (King's Quest VII, Forum), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2002)
  • 1927 Pasqualino de Santis, Italian cinematographer, born in Fondi, Latina, Italy (d. 1996)
  • 1929 Rajkumar [Singanalluru Puttaswamayya Muthuraju], Indian actor and singer in Kannada cinema and cultural icon, born in Gajanur, Madras, India (d. 2006)
  • 1929 Shammi [Nargis Rabadi], Indian actress (Half Ticket, Dekh Bhai Dekh), born in Bombay, British India (d. 2018)
  • 1932 Coen Flink, Dutch actor (Pastorale 1943, Havinck, Honneponnetje), born in Amsterdam (d. 2000)
  • 1933 Patricia Bosworth, American actor, journalist, writer, and biographer, born in Oakland, California

  • 1933 Claire Davenport, English actress (The Elephant Man), born in Sale, Cheshire, England (d. 2002)
  • 1933 Helmuth Lohner, Austrian actor and director (Mrs. Warren's Profession), born in Vienna
  • 1934 John Barbour, TV host (Real People), born in Toronto, Ontario

Person of interestShirley MacLaine

1934 Shirley MacLaine, American actress and mystic (Irma la Douce), born in Richmond, Virginia

  • 1936 Jill Ireland, English actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino), born in London, England (d. 1990)
  • 1940 Michael Parks, American actor (Tusk, Then Came Bronson), born in Corona California (d. 2017)

Person of interestBarbra Streisand

1942 Barbra Streisand, American singer, actress and award winner (People), born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1946 Dick Rivers, French singer and actor, born in Nice, France
  • 1953 Eric Bogosian, American actor (Talk Radio), born in Woburn, Massachusetts
  • 1955 Michael O'Keefe, American actor (Caddyshack, Ironweed, Slugger's Wife), born in Mount Vernon, New York
  • 1955 John Epperson [Lypsinka], American drag artist and actor, born in Hazlehurst, Mississippi
  • 1960 Paula Yates, English TV personality (The Big Breakfast), born in London (d. 2000)
  • 1964 Cedric the Entertainer, American comedian and actor, born in Jefferson City, Missouri
  • 1964 Djimon Hounsou, Beninese actor (Blood Diamond), born in Cotonou, Dahomey
  • 1965 Son Chang-Min, South Korean actor, born in Busan, South Korea
  • 1966 Pierre Brassard, French-Canadian humorist and actor, born in Val-d'Or, Canada
  • 1968 Stacy Haiduk, American actress (Lana Lang-Superboy), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1968 Aidan Gillen [Aidan Murphy], Irish actor (Queer as Folk, Game of Thrones), born in Dublin
  • 1969 Melinda Clarke, American actress (Days of Our Lives), born in Dana Point, California
  • 1969 Viveca Paulin, Swedish actress, born in Askim, Sweden
  • 1973 Gabby Logan, British television presenter, born in Leeds, England
  • 1974 Eric Kripke, American television writer, director and producer (Supernatural), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1974 Comedy Dave [David Lloyd Vitty], British radio personality, born in Hong Kong
  • 1975 Sam Doumit, American actress (Shameless), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1976 Shane McDermott, American actor (Garrett Booth-Swan's Crossing), born in Middletown, New York
  • 1978 Eric Balfour, American actor (What Women Want), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1978 Kim Hyun-ju, South Korean actress, born in Goyang, South Korea
  • 1978 Stella Damasus Aboderin, Nigerian actress (Two Brides and a Baby), born in Benin City, Edo, Nigeria
  • 1980 Austin Nichols, American actor (One Tree Hill), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Person of interestKelly Clarkson

1982 Kelly Clarkson, American singer and winner of the inaugural season of TV series American Idol, born in Fort Worth, Texas

  • 1988 Michael Tylo, son of US actor Michael Tylo and Deborah Hunter, born in California (d. 2007)
  • 1992 Sean Rademaker, American actor (Kirkland Harrison-Another World), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1994 Austin Rogers, American actor, born in New Port Richey, Florida
  • 1998 Ryan Newman, American actress (Zeke and Luther), born in Manhattan Beach, California