Birthdays in Film & TV on August 13

  • 1894 Ferdinand Sassen, Dutch philosopher and director, born in Lugano, Switzerland (d. 1971)
  • 1895 Bert Lahr [Irving Lahrheim], American comic and actor (The Wizard of Oz), born in NYC, New York (d. 1967)
  • 1895 Robert Burton, American actor (The Big Heat, Compulsion, A Man Called Peter), born in Eastman, Georgia (d. 1962)
  • 1898 Regis Toomey, American actor (Burke's Law, Petticoat Junction), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)

Person of interestAlfred Hitchcock

1899 Alfred Hitchcock, English director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window), born in Leytonstone, Essex (d. 1980)

  • 1903 Wilton Graff, American actor (Bloodlust, Just Before Dawn), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1969)
  • 1904 Charles "Buddy" Rogers, American musician and actor (An Innocent Affair, Wings), born in Olathe, Kansas (d. 1999)
  • 1908 Gene Raymond [Raymond Guion], American actor (Paris 7000, Love on a Bet, Fireside Theater), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1909 John Beal [James Andrew Bliedung], American actor (10 Who Dare, I Am the Law, Les Misérables), born in Joplin, Missouri (d. 1997)
  • 1909 Dave Willock, American actor (Queen of Outer Space), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1990)
  • 1912 Rita Johnson, American actress (Honolulu, All Mine to Give), born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 1965)
  • 1912 Max Croiset, Dutch actor (The Village on the River, Dog of Flanders, Little Ark), born in Blaricum, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • 1920 Neville Brand, American soldier and actor (DOA, Love Me Tender), born in Griswold, Iowa (d. 1992)
  • 1929 Pat Harrington Jr, American actor (Danny Thomas Show, 1 Day at a Time), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1931 Bernard Manning, British comedian, born in Ancoats, Manchester, England (d. 2007)
  • 1933 Madhur Jaffrey, Indian cookbook writer and actress (Shakespeare Wallah), born in Delhi, British India

  • 1941 Erin Fleming, Canadian actress, born in New Liskeard, Ontario (d. 2003)
  • 1943 Susan Jameson, actress (Secret World of Polly Flint)
  • 1944 Kevin Tighe, actor (Newsie, Another 48 Hours, K-9), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947 Gretchen Corbett, Camp Sherman Ore, actress (Beth-Rockford Files)
  • 1947 John Stocker, Canadian actor
  • 1950 Andre van de Berg, actor and director (Transport)
  • 1951 Jeff Altman, American comedian and actor (Nurses, Pink Lady, Soul Man), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1952 Marie Helvin, model/actress (Children)
  • 1955 Paul Greengrass, English film director
  • 1959 Danny Bonaduce, actor (Danny-Partridge Family)/Chicago DJ (WLUP)
  • 1961 Dawnn Lewis, actress (Jaleesa-Different World)
  • 1961 Stuart Maconie, English music writer and broadcaster
  • 1961 Sunil Shetty, Indian Actor, Producer
  • 1962 John Slattery, American actor (Mad Men, The Adjustment Bureau), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1963 Pamela Jean Stein, playmate (Nov, 1987), born in Syracuse, New York

Person of interestSridevi Kapoor

1963 Sridevi Kapoor [Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan], Indian actress and film producer referred to as Indian cinema's "first female superstar" (Himmatwala, Solva Sawan), born in Sivakasi, Madras State (d. 2018)

Actress and Film Producer Sridevi Kapoor
Actress and Film Producer
Sridevi Kapoor
  • 1964 Hank Cheyne, American actor
  • 1967 Quinn Cummings, actress (Annie-Family, Goodbye Girl), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970 Matt Hyson, American professional wrestler
  • 1971 Moritz Bleibtreu, German actor
  • 1971 Rolando Molina, Salvadoran-born American actor (Next Friday, Eagle Eye), born in San Salvador, El Salvador
  • 1975 James Carpinello, American actor
  • 1983 Sebastian Stan, Romanian-born actor