Birthdays in Film & TV on April 6

  • 1883 Walter Huston, Canadian actor (Maltese Falcon, Treasure of Sierra Madre), born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (d. 1950)
  • 1889 Barry Macollum, Irish actor (The Trouble with Harry), born in Ireland (d. 1971)
  • 1892 Lowell Thomas, Woodington Ohio, newscaster (High Adventure)
  • 1898 Bobby Gilbert, American actor (Some Like It Hot,The Rebel Set), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1973)
  • 1902 Gertrude Short, American actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1968)
  • 1912 Wilhelmus H L "Willem" Tollenaar, actor and director (Don Carlos)
  • 1918 Karen Verne, actress (Madame X), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1928 Joi Lansing, Salt Lake City Utah, actress (Bob Cummings Show)
  • 1931 Ivan Dixon, American actor (Car Wash, Hogan's Heroes), born in NYC, New York
  • 1933 Dudley Sutton, British actor (Leather Boys, Brimstone & Treacle)

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1937 Billy Dee Williams, Harlem actor (Chiefs, Empire Strikes Back), born in NYC, New York

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1937 Merle Haggard, country singer (Death Valley Days), born in Bakersfield, California (d. 2016)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
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  • 1938 Roy Thinnes, actor (Invaders, Falcon Crest, Gen Hospital), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1940 Pedro Armend├íriz Jr., Mexican actor
  • 1942 Phil Austin, comedian (Firesign Theater)
  • 1943 Roger Cook, investigative journalist/broadcaster
  • 1943 Susan Tolsky, actress (Madame's Place, Here Comes the Brides), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1947 John Ratzenberger, American actor (Cliff Clavin in Cheers), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1948 Patrika Darbo, American actress
  • 1949 Jane Actman, American actress (Barbara-Paul Lynde Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952 Judith McConnell, actress (Sophia Capwell-Santa Barbara)
  • 1952 Marilu Henner, actress (Taxi, Man Who Loved Women, Eve Shade), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954 Judi Bowker, Shawford England, actress (Clash of the Titans)
  • 1955 Michael Rooker, American actor
  • 1966 Kymberly Paige, playmate (May, 1987), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1966 Young Man Kang, South Korean film director
  • 1969 Ari Meyers, San Juan PR, actress (Emma McArdle-Kate & Allie)

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1969 Paul Rudd, American actor (Clueless, The 40-Year-Old Virgin), born in Passaic, New Jersey

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  • 1971 Tamara Henry, Miss USA-Arkansas (1997)
  • 1971 Vivian Y Herding, Miss America-NM (1996), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1972 Jason Hervey, actor (Wayne Arnold-Wonder Years)
  • 1973 Rie Miyazawa, Japanese actress/singer
  • 1973 Gina Yashere, English comedian

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1975 Zach Braff, American actor (Dr. John Dorian-Scrubs), born in South Orange, New Jersey

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  • 1976 Candace H Cameron Bure, actress (DJ Tanner-Full House)
  • 1980 Matthew Thomas Carey, American actor (Old School,The Banger Sisters), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1982 Bret Harrison, American actor (Orange County), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1983 Diora Baird, American actress
  • 1983 Jade Seah, Singaporean model, host and actress
  • 1988 Mike Bailey, English actor