Birthdays in Film & Television in May 1899

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  • May 3 Aline MacMahon, American actress (Backdoor to Heaven), born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • May 5 Freeman Gosden, American writer and actor (The Amos 'n' Andy Show, Calvin and the Colonel), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1982)
  • May 8 Arthur Q Bryan, American voice actor, comedian and radio personality (Beulah, The Devil Bat), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1959)

Person of interestFred Astaire

May 10 Fred Astaire, American tap dancer, presenter and actor (Easter Parade, Swingtime), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1987)

Actor and Dancer Fred Astaire
Actor and Dancer
Fred Astaire
  • May 17 Ralf Harolde, American actor (Framed, Smart Money, Tip-off), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1974)
  • May 20 Estelle Taylor, American actress (The Ten Commandments), born in Wilmington, Delaware (d. 1958)
  • May 21 Ralph Sanford, American actor (Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1963)
  • May 30 Irving Thalberg, American film producer (MGM), born in Booklyn, New York (d. 1936)