Birthdays in Film & TV on April 5

  • 1692 Adrienne Lecouvreur, French actress (Comédie-Française) inspiration for 1849 drama "Adrienne Lecouvreur", born in Damery, Marne (d. 1730)
  • 1890 Fie Carelsen [Sophia de Jong], Dutch actress (Malle Gervallen), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1975)

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1900 Spencer Tracy, American actor (Woman of the Year, Adam's Rib), born in Milwaukee (d. 1967)

  • 1901 Melvyn Douglas [Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg, American actor (Hud, Being There, Ghost Story), born in Macon, Georgia (d. 1981)
  • 1905 Bill Raisch, American one armed actor (The Fugitive, Spartacus, Sweet Smell of Success), born in North Bergen, New Jersey (d. 1984)

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1908 Bette Davis, American actress (Of Human Bondage, Jezebel), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 1989)

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  • 1908 Grady Sutton, actor (Pruitts of South Hampton), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1909 Alberto Romero "Cubby" Broccoli, American film producer (James Bond), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1911 Gordon Jones, Alden Iowa, actor (Mike the Cop-Abbott & Costello)
  • 1912 John Le Mesurier, Bedford England, actor (Jabberwocky, Dad's Army)

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1916 Gregory Peck, American actor (To Kill a Mockingbird, MacArthur), born in San Diego, California (d. 2003)

  • 1921 Robert Q Lewis, American TV host (Masquerade Party, Robert Q Lewis Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1923 Michael V Gazzo, actor (Cookie, Fear City), born in Hillside, New Jersey
  • 1926 Roger Corman, producer/director (Little Shop of Horrors), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1928 Michael Bryant, actor (Sakharov, Girly), born in London, England
  • 1929 Nigel Hawthorne, actor (Tartuffe, Pope John Paul II)
  • 1933 Frank Gorshin, US comedian/impersonator (Riddler-Batman), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1939 David Winters, choreographer (Steve Allen Comedy Hour), born in London, England
  • 1940 Aliza Kashi, Israel, actress/singer (Merv Griffin regular)
  • 1941 Michael Moriarty, actor (Bang the Drum Slowly, Q, Stuff), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1942 Peter Greenaway, Welsh film director
  • 1943 Jonathan Lynn, Bath England, actor (Danny-Doctor in the House)
  • 1943 Max Gail, American actor (Barney Miller, Whiz Kids, DC Cab), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1944 Willeke van Ammelrooy, Amsterdam, actress (Cidke de Rat, Antonia)
  • 1946 Jane Asher, actress (Deep End) and girlfriend of Paul McCartney
  • 1950 Miki Manojlović, Serbian actor
  • 1952 Mitch Pileggi, American actor
  • 1954 Christopher S Nelson, actor (Sons & Daughters), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1955 Charlotte de Turckheim, French actress
  • 1956 Diamond Dallas Page, American professional wrestler
  • 1961 Lisa Zane, American actress
  • 1962 Lana Clarkson, American actress (d. 2003)
  • 1968 Gianna Amore, Warwick RI, playmate (August, 1989)
  • 1968 Tasia Valenza, American actress (All My Children), born in NYC, New York
  • 1970 Thea Gill, Canadian actress
  • 1972 Krista Allen, American actress
  • 1973 Élodie Bouchez, French actress
  • 1974 Uhm Tae Woong, South Korean actor
  • 1976 Sterling K. Brown, American actor (The People v. O. J. Simpson, This is Us), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1980 Lee Jae Won, South Korean actor, singer, and rapper
  • 1984 Shin Min-a, South Korean model and actress
  • 1989 Lily James [Lily Thomson], English actress (Cinderella), born in Esher, England
  • 1990 Haruma Miura, Japanese Actor
  • 2173 Harcourt Fenton "Harry" Mudd, New Amsterdam, Arcturus (Star Trek)