Birthdays in Film & TV on April 28

  • 1874 Sidney Toler, American actor, director and playwright (Madame X, Meeting at Midnight), born in Warrensburg, Missouri (d. 1947)

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1878 Lionel Barrymore [Blythe], American actor (Free Soul, Dr Kildare), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1954)

  • 1889 Bryant Washburn, American actor (Exposure, Millionaire Kid, Nabonga), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1963)
  • 1901 Corry Vonk, [Cornelia D], wife of Wim Kan (ABC-cabaret)
  • 1908 Michael T Fitzmaurice, actor (Reported Missing, 14 Hours), born in Chicago, Illinois

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1908 Oskar Schindler, Austrian businessman and subject of the novel "Schindler's Ark" and the film "Schindler's List", born in Zwittau, Austria-Hungary (d. 1974)

Industrialist Oskar Schindler
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  • 1911 Frans Vroons, actor/tenor/director (Neth Opera)
  • 1917 Robert Cornthwaite, St Helen Oregon, actor (Thing, War of the Worlds)
  • 1920 Nan Merriman, US/Neth singer (Arturo Toscanini NBC Orch)
  • 1921 Rowland Evans, White Marsh Pa, news reporter (CNN-Evans & Novak)
  • 1923 Adele Mara, Dearborn Mich, actress/singer (Cool Million, Wheels)
  • 1923 William Guarnere, South American WWII Veteran portrayed in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • 1924 Donatas Banionis, Lithuanian actor
  • 1930 Richard C Sarafian, American director/actor (Foley Square), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1930 Carolyn Jones, American actress (Morticia-Addams Family), born in Amarillo, Texas (d. 1983)
  • 1938 Madge Sinclair, actress (Bell-Roots, Trapper John), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1938 Fred Dibnah, English television personality (d. 2004)
  • 1941 Ann-Margret, Valsjobya Sweden, actress (Bye Bye Birdie, Tommy)
  • 1943 Jacques Dutronc, French singer and actor
  • 1946 Ginette Reno, French Canadian singer, songwriter and actress
  • 1948 Marcia Strassman, American actress (Julle Kotter-Welcome Back Kotter), born in New York, (d. 2014)
  • 1948 Dorothée Berryman, French Canadian actress and singer
  • 1949 Bruno Kirby, American actor (d. 2006)
  • 1950 Jay Leno, New Rochelle, comedian/talk show host (Tonight Show)
  • 1950 Willie Colon, actor (Last Flight), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1952 Mary McDonnell, Wilkes-Barre PA, actress (Sneakers, Independence Day)
  • 1955 Paul Guilfoyle, American actor and director (The Grapes of Wrath, Curiosity Kills), dies from a heart attack at 58
  • 1956 Jeremy John Beadle, British critic, writer and broadcaster, born in York, England (d. 1995)
  • 1958 Nancy Lee Grahn, actress (Santa Barbara)
  • 1965 Steven Blum, American voice actor
  • 1967 Monique Noel, playmate (May, 1989), born in Salem, Oregon
  • 1971 Chris Young, Penn, actor (Bryce Lynch-Max Headroom, Great Outdoors)
  • 1971 Simbi Khali, actress (Nina-Third Rock From the Sun)
  • 1971 Bridget Moynahan, American actress, born in Binghamton, New York
  • 1973 Elisabeth Röhm, American actress
  • 1973 Jorge Garcia, American actor

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1974 Penélope Cruz, Spanish actress (Vanilla Sky, Waking Up in Reno), born in Madrid, Spain

  • 1978 Nate Richert, actor (Harvey-Sabrina), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1978 Lauren Laverne, Disc jockey, television presenter and former singer
  • 1979 Bahram Radan, Iranian actor

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1981 Jessica Alba, American actress (Dark Angel, Sin City) and businesswoman (The Honest Company), born in Pomona, California

Actress and Businesswoman Jessica Alba
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Jessica Alba