On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in May 1913

  • May 1 Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Steve Allen Plymouth Show), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2005)
  • May 1 Balraj Sahni [Yudhishthir], Indian Bollywood actor (Dharti Ke Lal), born in Rawalpindi, Punjab (d. 1973)
  • May 4 Charles Curtis "Curt" Conway, American actor (Raw Deal; The Twilight Zone), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1974)
  • May 6 Carmen Cavallaro, American actor and pianist (Hollywood Canteen, Diamond Horseshoe), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • May 6 Stewart Granger, English actor (Prisoner of Zenda, King Solomon's Mines), born in London, England (d. 1993)
  • May 8 Sid James [Solomon Joel Cohen], South African-born British character and comedy actor (Hancock's Half Hour, Carry On), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province (d. 1976)
  • May 22 Carlyle Blackwell Jr, American actor (The Pilgrim Lady, The Triumph of the Rat), born in Los Angeles County, California (d. 1974)
  • May 25 Richard Dimbleby, British journalist and broadcaster, born in Richmond, Surrey, England (d. 1965)

Person of interestPeter Cushing

May 26 Peter Cushing, English actor (Dracula, Star Wars, Dr Who), born in Kenley, Surrey, England (d. 1994)

  • May 30 Cedric Thorpe Davie, British composer of film scores and pedagogue (The Green Man; St. Andrews University), born in Lewisham, London (d. 1983)

About May 1913

How Old? 107 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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