Birthdays in Film & TV on April 30

  • 1897 Humberto Mauro, Brazilian film director (Ganga Bruta), born in Volta Grande, Minas Gerais (d. 1983)
  • 1899 Lucie Mannheim, German actress (East Meets West, 39 Steps), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1976)
  • 1908 Eve Arden [Eunice Quedens], American stage and screen actress (Stage Door; Our Miss Brooks; The Mothers-In-Law; Grease), born in Mill Valley, California (d. 1990)
  • 1923 Al Lewis [Alexander Meister], American actor (The Munsters, Used Cars), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1925 Corinne Calvet, French actress (Phantom of Hollywood, Apache Uprising), born in Paris, France (d. 2001)
  • 1926 Cloris Leachman, American Oscar and Emmy Award-winning actress (The Last Picture Show; The Mary Tyler Moore Show - "Phyllis"), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2021) [1] [2]
  • 1928 Peter Carsten, German actor and film producer actor (A Study in Terror, Mr Super Invisible), born in Weißenburg in Bayern, Germany (d. 2012)
  • 1936 Bernie Clifton [Quinn], British comedian (Oswald the Ostrich), born in St Helens, Lancashire, England
  • 1938 Gary Collins, American actor (6th Sense, Home Show), born in Venice, California (d. 2012)
  • 1938 Juraj Jakubisko, Slovak film director (Crucial Years), born in Kojšov, Czechoslovakia
  • 1940 Burt Young, American actor (Convoy, Rocky), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944 Jill Clayburgh, American actress (Unmarried Woman, Semi-Tough), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1946 Bill Plympton, American animator (Your Face), born in Portland Oregon
  • 1947 Leslie Grantham, English actor (EastEnders), born in London, England (d. 2018)
  • 1948 Perry King, American actor (Andy Warhol's "Bad"), born in Alliance, Ohio
  • 1952 Jacques Audiard, French film director (Dheepan - 2015 Palme d'Or), born in Paris France

Jane CampionJane Campion (68 years old)

1954 New Zealand film director (The Piano, The Power of the Dog), born in Wellington, New Zealand

  • 1956 Lars von Trier, Danish film director (Dancer in the Dark), born in Kongens Lyngby
  • 1958 Charles Berling, French actor, director and screenwriter
  • 1959 Kamaran Abdalla, Iraq/Engl/Neth actor (Goede Tijden Selechte Tijden)

Paul GrossPaul Gross (63 years old)

1959 Canadian actor (Constable Benton Fraser - Due South), director, and writer (Passchendaele), born in Calgary, Alberta

  • 1965 Adrian Pasdar, American actor (Top Gun; Judging Amy), born in Pittsfield Massachusetts
  • 1967 John Robert "J. R." Richards, American singer-songwriter, record producer, and TV and film composer (Dishwalla), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1967 Steven Mackintosh, British actor
  • 1968 Babette Van Veen, Dutch actress (Linda-GTST, Blueberry Hill), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1970 Debbie D, actress (Attack of Vampire Mermaid), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Johnny GaleckiJohnny Galecki (47 years old)

1975 American actor (Roseanne, The Big Bang Theory), born in Bree, Belgium

  • 1975 Mike Chat, American actor
  • 1977 Pell James, American actress, born in Virginia
  • 1980 Sam Heughan, Scottish actor (Outlander), born in Balmaclellan, Scotland
  • 1981 Emma Pierson, British actress
  • 1981 Kunal Nayyar, British-Indian actor and writer (Dr. Raj Koothrappali - The Big Bang Theory), born in London
  • 1982 Cleo Higgins, British singer and actress (Cleopatra), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1982 Drew Seeley, Canadian actor, dancer, songwriter and singer (High School Musical), born in Ottawa, Ontario

Kirsten DunstKirsten Dunst (40 years old)

1982 American actress (Interview with the Vampire, Spider-Man), born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey

  • 1984 Shawn Daivari, Persian-American professional wrestler and manager

Gal GadotGal Gadot (37 years old)

1985 Israeli actress (Wonder Woman), born in Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel

  • 1986 Dianna Agron, American Actress (Quinn Fabray-Glee), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • 1988 Ana de Armas, Cuban actress (Knives Out), born in Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba