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)
  • 1911 Jack E Leonard, comedian (Disorderly Orderly), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 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)
  • 1929 Dr.Rajkumar, Kannada actor
  • 1932 Coen[rad] Flink, Dutch actor (Pastorale 1943, Havinck, Honneponnetje)
  • 1933 Patricia Bosworth, US actor, journalist, writer, and biographer
  • 1933 Claire Davenport, British actress (d. 2002)
  • 1933 Helmuth Lohner, Austrian actor
  • 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, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino), born in London, England

Person of interestBarbra Streisand

1942 Barbra Streisand, American singer/actress/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
  • 1953 Eric Bogosian, Woburn MA, actor (Talk Radio)
  • 1955 Michael O'Keefe, NJ, actor (Caddyshack, Ironweed, Slugger's Wife)
  • 1960 Paula Yates, English TV personality (The Big Breakfast), born in London (d. 2000)
  • 1964 Cedric the Entertainer, American comedian and actor
  • 1964 Djimon Hounsou, Beninese actor
  • 1965 Son Chang Min, South Korean actor
  • 1966 Pierre Brassard, Quebec humorist and actor
  • 1968 Mark Vanderloo, Waddenveen Neth, model
  • 1968 Stacy Haiduk, American actress
  • 1968 Aidan Gillen [Aidan Murphy], Irish actor (Queer as Folk, Game of Thrones), born in Dublin
  • 1969 Melinda Clarke, American actress
  • 1969 Viveca Paulin, Swedish actress
  • 1973 Melissa Short, Kaaawa Hawaii, Miss America (Hawaii-Top 10-1997)
  • 1973 Gabby Logan, British television presenter
  • 1974 Eric Kripke, American television writer, director and producer
  • 1975 Sam Doumit, American actress
  • 1976 Shane McDermott, actor (Garrett Booth-Swan's Crossing)
  • 1978 Eric Balfour, American actor
  • 1978 Kim Hyun-ju, Korean actress
  • 1978 Stella Damasus Aboderin, Nigerian actress
  • 1980 Austin Nichols, American actor

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/actress Michael Tylo/Deborah Hunter
  • 1992 Sean Rademaker, American actor (Kirkland Harrison-Another World), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1994 Austin Rogers, American actor
  • 1998 Ryan Newman, American actress