Birthdays in Film & TV on April 9

  • 1891 John Gobau, Flemish/Dutch actor (Electricity, Hostage Rights)
  • 1898 Paul Robeson, American singer (Old Man River), actor and civil rights activist, born in Princeton, New Jersey (d. 1976)
  • 1900 Allen Jenkins, American actor (Hey Jeannie, Top Cop, Girl Habit), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 1974)
  • 1901 Sharon Lynn, American actress (Way Out West, Big Broadcast), born in Weatherford, Texas (d. 1963)
  • 1901 Paul Willis, American actor (The Little Lumberjack, Little Kaintuck), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1960)
  • 1903 Ward Bond, American actor (Wagon Train, It's a Wonderful Life), born in Benkelman, Nebraska (d. 1960)
  • 1904 Lyle Latell, American actor (Not of the Earth, Dick Tracy's Dilemma, Sky Dragon), born in Alma, Iowa (d. 1967)
  • 1906 Rafaela Aparicio [Rafaela Díaz Valiente], Spanish actress, born in Málaga, Spain (d. 1996)
  • 1909 Robert Helpmann, Mount Gambier, Australia, actor/dancer (Second Time Lucky, The Red Shoes)
  • 1911 Albert Remy, Sevres France, actor (Grand Prix, Gigot, Train)
  • 1917 Brad Dexter, American actor (d. 2002)
  • 1921 Frankie Thomas, American actor (Tom Corbett Space Cadet), born in NYC, New York
  • 1923 Dann Cahn, American film editor (I Love Lucy, Beverly Hillbillies), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2012)
  • 1932 Cheeta, chimpanzee actor
  • 1933 Jean-Paul Belmondo, French actor (Casino Royale, Magnifique), born in Paris, France
  • 1935 Avery Schreiber, comedian (My Mother the Car), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1937 Valerie Singleton, British broadcaster
  • 1939 Michael Learned, actress (Olivia-Waltons, Nurse), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1941 Hannah Gordon, actress (Oh Alfie)
  • 1941 Chu Song-woong, Korean stage actor (d. 1985)
  • 1942 Brandon De Wilde, American actor (Jamie, Wild in the Sky), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1948 Jaya Bachchan, Indian actress
  • 1950 Nathan Cook, actor (Milton-White Shadow, Billy-Hotel), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1954 Dennis Quaid, actor (Big Easy, Dreamscape, Right Stuff), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1957 Brian Alexander, British broadcaster
  • 1963 Joe Scarborough, American television personality
  • 1965 Paulina Porizkova, Prostejov Czech, model (Playboy-Aug 87)
  • 1965 Mark Pellegrino, American actor

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1966 Cynthia Nixon, American actress (Addams Family Values, Pelican Brief), born in NYC, New York

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  • 1971 Austin Peck, Hawaii, actor (Austin Reed-Days of Our Lives)
  • 1974 Sharon Pelletier, Madawaska Maine, Miss America-Maine (1996)
  • 1975 David Gordon Green, American filmmaker
  • 1979 Keshia Knight Pulliam, actress (Rudy-Crosby), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1979 Keith Nobbs, American actor
  • 1980 Yoanna House, American model
  • 1982 Jay Baruchel, Canadian actor
  • 1984 Linda Chung, Hong Kong actress and singer
  • 1986 Leighton Meester, American actress
  • 1987 Jesse McCartney, American actor and singer

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1990 Kristen Stewart, American actress (Bella Swan-The Twilight Saga), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1998 Elle Fanning, American Actress