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Birthdays in Film & Television in May 1910

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • May 3 Norman Corwin, American screenwriter for radio drama, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2011)
  • May 4 Mady Alfredo [Maria De Brieder], Flemish actress (Alicia), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • May 12 Gordon Jenkins, American arranger and orchestra leader (Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra), born in Webster Groves, Missouri (d. 1984)
  • May 15 Constance Cummings, American soprano and actress (John & Julie, 7 Sinners, Glamour), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2005)
  • May 22 Johnny Olson, American radio personality and television announcer (The Price is Right), born in Windom, Minnesota (d. 1985)
  • May 23 Artie Shaw [Arthur Arshawsky], American bandleader, jazz clarinetist and actor (Begin the Beguine), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • May 23 Scatman Crothers [Benjamin], American actor, singer, dancer and musician (Chico and the Man, The Shining), born in Terre Haute, Indiana (d. 1986)
  • May 28 Rachel Kempson, British actress (Captive Heart), born in Dartmouth, Devon, England (d. 2003)
  • May 30 Inge Meysel, German actress (None, Ida Rogalski), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2004)

About May 1910

How Old? 109 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: No

Star Signs: Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20), Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)