Birthdays in Film & TV on April 29

  • 1873 Alida Tartaud-Klein, Dutch actress and nomination artist (Rotterdam Stage), born in Amsterdam (d. 1938)
  • 1899 Natalie Talmadge, American actress (Our Hospitality), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1969)
  • 1907 Sydney Box, British film producer and screenwriter (The Seventh Veil), born in Perth, Western Australia, Australia (d. 1983)
  • 1909 Tom Ewell [Sam Yewell Tompkins], American actor (Tom Ewell Show, The Seven Year Itch), born in Owensboro, Kentucky (d. 1994)
  • 1912 Richard Carlson, American actor (All I Desire, Flat Top, Valley of Gwangi), born in Albert Lea, Minnesota (d. 1977)
  • 1913 Thomas Chalmers, British broadcaster (BBC), born in Lewisham, London (d. 1995)
  • 1914 Deryck Guyler, British actor (Please Sir!, Sykes), born in Wallasey, Cheshire (d. 1999)
  • 1914 Ewan Roberts, Scottish actor (The Day of the Triffids, Five to One), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1983)
  • 1917 Celeste Holm, American actress (Gentleman's Agreement, All About Eve), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1917 Maya Deren (born Eleanora Derenkowskaia), American filmmaker, born in Kyiv, Ukraine
  • 1919 Gérard Oury [Max-Gérard Houry Tannenbaum] French actor and filmmaker, born in Paris, France (d. 2006)
  • 1920 Edward Blishen, English author (The God Beneath the Sea), born in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England (d. 1996)
  • 1921 Tommy Noonan, American actor, screenwriter and producer (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Promises Promises), born in Bellingham, Washington (d. 1968)
  • 1923 Maxine Audley, British actress (Peeping Tom, Ricochet, House of Cards), born in London, England (d. 1992)
  • 1924 Renée "Zizi" Jeanmaire, French dancer and actress (Carmen; Hans Christian Andersen), born in Paris, France (d. 2020)
  • 1925 Albert "Ab" Abspoel, Dutch actor and director (Surprise Attack, Elevator), born in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (d. 2000)
  • 1925 Ned Austin, American character actor (d. 2007)
  • 1928 Heinz Wolff, German-born British scientist and presenter (BBC series "The Great Egg Race"), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2017)
  • 1930 Jean Rochefort, French actor (Man on the Train, The Artist and the Model), born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • 1931 William Ball, American actor, director and founder of the American Conservatory Theatre (ACT), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • 1932 King Hu, Chinese film director and actor (wuxia films), born in Beijing, Republic of China (d. 1997)
  • 1933 Keith Baxter, Welsh actor (Chimes at Midnight, Killing Time, Barretts at Wimpole Street), born in Newport, Monmouthshire
  • 1933 Rod McKuen, American singer-songwriter ("Love's Been Good to Me"; "Jean"; "Without A Worry In The World"), and poet (Lonesome Cities), born in Oakland, California (d. 2015)
  • 1935 Lennie "Len" Weinrib, American comedian and actor (H.R. Pufnstuf, Bedknobs and Broomsticks), born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1936 Lane Smith, American actor (Perry White-Lois & Clark), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1944 Richard Kline, American actor and director, born in New York City
  • 1944 [Nicolas] Michael Angelis, English actor (Thomas & Friends, Boys from the Black Stuff), born in London, England (d. 2020)
  • 1945 Richard Warwick, English actor (Johnny Dangerously, Sebastine, If), born in Meopham, England (d. 1997)
  • 1948 Reb Brown, American actor (Cage, Yor, Capt America, Fast Break), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949 Anita Dobson, British stage and screen actress (EastEnders, 1985-88 - "Angie Watts"), and singer ("Anyone Can Fall in Love"), born in Stepney, London, England
  • 1950 Phillip Noyce, Australian film director (Rabbit-Proof Fence; The Bone Collector), born in Griffith, Australia
  • 1952 Deborah Van Valkenburgh, American actress (Too Close for Comfort), born in Schnectady, New York
  • 1952 Nora Dunn, American comedienne and actress (SNL; Miami Blues; Working Girl), born in Chicago, Illinois

Jerry SeinfeldJerry Seinfeld (68 years old)

1954 American comedian and actor (Seinfeld, Bee Movie), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1955 Kate Mulgrew, American actress (Capt Janeway-Star Trek Voyager), born in Dubuque, Iowa
  • 1955 Leslie Jordan, American Emmy Award-winning actor (Will & Grace - "Beverly"), and writer, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 2022)

Daniel Day-LewisDaniel Day-Lewis (65 years old)

1957 English actor (Last of the Mohicans, Gangs of New York), born in London, England

  • 1958 Eve Plumb, American actress (Jan-Brady Bunch, I'm Gonna Get You Sucka), born in Burbank, California
  • 1958 Gary Cohen, American baseball broadcaster, born in Queens, New York
  • 1958 Marc Randolph, American entrepreneur and co-founder and ex-CEO of Netflix, born in Chappaqua, New York
  • 1958 Michelle Pfeiffer, American actress (Scarface, Batman Returns, Hairspray), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1959 Roger Eno, British multi-instrumentalist, and ambient and film music composer, born in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England
  • 1960 Caveh Zahedi, American filmmaker, born in Washington D.C.
  • 1960 Gerard Joling, Dutch pop tenor vocalist ("Love Is In Your Eyes"), and television personality, born in n Schagen, Netherlands
  • 1960 Joseph Guzaldo, American actor (Stir Crazy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1961 Fumihiko Tachiki, Japanese seiyū (voice actor), born in Nagasaki, Japan
  • 1964 Federico Castelluccio, Italian-American actor (The Sopranos), born in Naples, Italy
  • 1967 Master P, [Percy Miller] American rapper, actor and record producer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1967 Rachel Williams, American model (Absolut Vodka, Elle), born in Greenwich Village, New York
  • 1969 Paul Adelstein, American actor (Prison Break), born in Chicago, Illinois

Uma ThurmanUma Thurman (52 years old)

1970 American actress (Baron Munchausen, Pulp Fiction), born in Boston, Massachusetts

  • 1974 Anggun [Sasmi], Indonesian-French pop, rock, and world music singer-songwriter (Snow in the Sahara; In Your Mind), television personality, and U.N. global ambassador, born in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 1977 Rocío Carrasco, Spanish TV host and socialite
  • 1980 Kian Egan, Irish pop singer (Westlife), and television personality, born in Sligo, Ireland
  • 1981 Alex Vincent, American actor (Child's Play), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1982 Kamran Jawaid, Pakistani film critic
  • 1983 Megan Boone, American film and television actress (The Blacklist), born in Petoskey, Michigan
  • 1983 Sam Jones III, American actor (Smallville), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1983 Yuriko Shiratori, Japanese gravure idol and actress
  • 1984 Firass Dirani, Lebanese-Australian actor (Power Rangers Mystic Force), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1986 Renee Alway, American Model and felon, born in Micigan
  • 1987 Alicia Morton, American actress (Annie), born in Gonzales, Louisana