Birthdays in Film & TV on August 13

  • 1895 Bert Lahr [Irving Lahrheim], American comic and actor (The Wizard of Oz - "Lion"), 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)

Alfred HitchcockAlfred Hitchcock (1899-1980)

English film director (Psycho; The Birds; Rear Window; Vertigo), born in Leytonstone, Essex (now part of London), England

  • 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 Dave Willock, American actor (Queen of Outer Space), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1990)
  • 1909 John Beal [James Andrew Bliedung], American actor (10 Who Dare, I Am the Law, Les Misérables), born in Joplin, Missouri (d. 1997)
  • 1912 Max Croiset, Dutch actor (The Village on the River, Dog of Flanders, Little Ark), born in Blaricum, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • 1912 Rita Johnson, American actress (Honolulu, All Mine to Give), born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 1965)
  • 1914 "Cap'n Jack" McCarthy, American television broadcaster (NYC's St. Patrick Day Parade, 1949-89; kiddie show host (Popeye)), born in New York City (d. 1996)
  • 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 (née Bahadur), Indian stage and screen actress (Shakespeare Wallah), and James Beard award-winning cookbook writer (An Invitation to Indian Cooking), born in Delhi, British India
  • 1941 Erin Fleming, Canadian actress, born in New Liskeard, Ontario (d. 2003)
  • 1943 Susan Jameson, English actress (Secret World of Polly Flint), born in Barnt Green, Worcestershire, England
  • 1944 Kevin Tighe, American actor (Newsie, Another 48 Hours, K-9), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947 Gretchen Corbett, American actress (Beth-Rockford Files), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1947 John Stocker, Canadian voice actor (The Dream Team), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1951 Jeff Altman, American comedian and actor (Nurses; Pink Lady; Soul Man), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1952 Danny Bruno, American stage and screen actor (Grimm - "Bud"), born in The Bronx, NYC
  • 1952 Marie Helvin, American model and actress (Children), born in Tokyo
  • 1955 Paul Greengrass, English film director (Bloody Sunday), born in Cheam, Surrey, England
  • 1958 David Feherty, Irish golfer, broadcaster (5 European Tour titles, CBS, NBC), born in Bangor, Northern Ireland
  • 1959 (Dante) "Danny" Bonaduce, American actor, fictional bassist (Partridge Family - "Danny"), and radio personality, born in Broomall, Pennsylvania
  • 1960 Koji Kondo, Japanese composer and music director for Nintendo, born in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
  • 1961 Dawnn Lewis, American actress (Jaleesa-Different World), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1961 Stuart Maconie, English music writer and broadcaster, born in Whiston, Lancashire, England
  • 1961 Sunil Shetty, Indian actor and producer (Khel – No Ordinary Game), born in Mulki, Mysore State, India
  • 1962 John Slattery, American actor (Mad Men, The Adjustment Bureau), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Sridevi KapoorSridevi Kapoor (1963-2018)

Indian actress and film producer referred to as Indian cinema's "first female superstar" (Himmatwala, Solva Sawan), born in Sivakasi, Madras State

  • 1964 Debi Mazar, American actress (Civil Wars, Little Man Tate, LA Law), born in Queens, New York
  • 1964 Hank Cheyne, American actor (Sunset Beach), born in Santa Maria, California
  • 1965 Hayato Matsuo, Japanese video game and anime composer, born in Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
  • 1967 Quinn Cummings, American actress (Annie-Family, Goodbye Girl), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970 Alan Shearer, English soccer striker (63 caps; Southampton, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United) and broadcaster (BBC), born in Gosforth, England
  • 1970 Matt Hyson, American professional wrestler, born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1971 Moritz Bleibtreu, German actor (Run Lola Run), born in Munich, Bavaria, Germany
  • 1971 Rolando Molina, Salvadoran-born American actor (Next Friday; Eagle Eye), born in San Salvador, El Salvador
  • 1975 James Carpinello, American actor (Rock of Ages), born in Albany, New York
  • 1982 Sebastian Stan, Romanian-American actor (Captain America: The Winter Soldier; I, Tonya), born in Constanța, Romania
  • 2000 Jaemin [Na Jae-min], South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter, (NCT; NCT Dream), and actor (Method To Hate You), born in Jeonju, South Korea