Birthdays in Film & Television in 1930

  • Jan 1 Ty Hardin [Orison Hungerford Jr.], American actor (Riptide, Bronco), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jan 1 Frederick Wiseman, documentary filmmaker, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jan 3 Edward "Eddie" Egan, American actor (The French Connection, Joe Forrester), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Jan 3 Salvatore "Robert" Loggia, American actor (Jagged Edge, Big, Officer & a Gentleman, Scarface), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 2015)
  • Jan 4 Iain Cuthbertson, Scottish actor (Guilty, Scandal, Rep, Danger UXB), born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire (d. 2009)
  • Jan 4 Sorrell Booke, American actor (Boss Hogg in Dukes of Hazard), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1994)
  • Jan 6 Victor "Vic" Tayback, American actor (Mel Sharples-"Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore "), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)
  • Jan 10 Roy Edward Disney, American film executive and CEO of Disney

Person of interestRod Taylor

Jan 11 Rod Taylor, Australian actor (The Birds, Time Machine), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2015)

Actor Rod Taylor
Actor
Rod Taylor
  • Jan 13 Frances Sternhagen, American actress (The Mist, Cheers, Outland, Starting Over), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 15 Eddie Graham, American professional wrestler (d. 1985)
  • Jan 19 Nathalie "Tippi" Hedren, American actress, animal rights activist and former fashion model (The Birds, Marnie), born in New Ulm, Minnesota
  • Jan 29 John Junkin, British actor and scriptwriter (A Hard Day's Night), born in Ealing, Middlesex (d. 2006)

Person of interestGene Hackman

Jan 30 Gene Hackman, American actor (Bonnie & Clyde, Under Fire, The French Connection), born in San Bernardino California

  • Jan 31 Lynn Carlin [Mary Lynn Reynolds], American actress (Joan Hunter-James at 15, Faces), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 3 Joan Rice, British actress (His Majesty O'Keefe, The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men), born in Derby, England (d. 1997)
  • Feb 8 Alejandro Rey, Argentine-American actor and director (Carlos-Flying Nun), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1987)
  • Feb 10 Robert Wagner, American actor (It Takes a Thief, Switch, Hart to Hart), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Feb 15 Nico Minardos, Greek-American actor (The Twilight Zone, Twelve Hours to Kill), born in Pangrati, Athens (d. 2011)
  • Feb 16 Peggy King, American jazz and pop vocalist, former TV personality and actress (George Gobel Show), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 16 Ricou Browning, American director, actor, stuntman and producer (Gillman- "Creature from the Black Lagoon"), born in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • Feb 22 Allison Hayes, American model and actress (Attack of the 50 Foot Woman), born in Charleston, West Virginia (d. 1977)
  • Feb 23 Gerry Davis, British screenwriter (Dr Who), (d. 1991)
  • Feb 23 Imre Gyongyossy, filmmaker
  • Feb 23 Johnny Seven [Fetto], American actor (Ironside, Amy Prentiss), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)
  • Feb 24 Barbara Lawrence, American model, actress, and real estate agent (Oklahoma!, A Letter to Three Wives), born in Carnegie, Oklahoma (d. 2013)

Person of interestJoanne Woodward

Feb 27 Joanne Woodward, American actress, producer, activist, and philanthropist (3 Faces of Eve, Rachel), born in Thomasville, Georgia

  • Mar 1 Raymond St Jacques, American actor, director and producer, who was the 1st African-American to hold a regular role in a western series (Simon Blake- "Rawhide"), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 199)
  • Mar 2 John Cullum, American singer and actor (Hamlet, Hawaii, Northern Exposure), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Mar 2 Emma Penella, Spanish actress, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2007)
  • Mar 6 Lorin Maazel, French conductor (NBC Symphony Orch 1941), born in Neuilly France, (d. 2014)
  • Mar 7 James Broderick, American actor and director (Dog Day Afternoon, Family), born in Charlestown, New Hampshire (d. 1982)
  • Mar 9 Taina Elg, Finnish-American actress (Hercules in NY, Les Girls), born in Impilahti, Finland
  • Mar 12 Scoey Mitchill, comedian (Barefoot in the Park, Rhoda), born in Newburgh, New York
  • Mar 21 James Coco, American character actor and singer (Only When I Laugh, Man of La Mancha, Murder by Death), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1987)
  • Mar 24 Kenneth Nelson, American actor (Henry Aldrich-Aldrich Family), born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina (d. 1993)

Person of interestSteve McQueen

Mar 24 Steve McQueen, American actor called "The King of Cool" during the 1960s (The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape), born in Beech Grove, Indiana (d. 1980)

  • Mar 27 David Janssen, American actor (The Fugitive, Harry O), born in Naponee Nebraska (d. 1980)
  • Mar 30 John Astin, American actor (I'm Dickens He's Fenster, Addams Family), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Apr 1 Grace Lee Whitney, American singer and actress (Yeoman Rand-Star Trek), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Apr 7 Andrew Sachs, German-born British actor (Manuel in Fawlty Towers), born in Berlin (d. 2016)
  • Apr 8 Dorothy Tutin, British actress (Importance of Being Ernest, Cromwell), born in London, England (d. 2001)
  • Apr 8 John Bartholomew Tucker, TV host (Candid Camera, Treasure Island), born in Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • Apr 10 Norma Candal, Puerto Rican actress and comedian (La criada malcriada), born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico (d. 2006)
  • Apr 10 Spede Pasanen, Finnish film director and comedian, born in Kuopio, Finland (d. 2001)
  • Apr 12 Bryan Magee, British philosopher, politician and broadcaster (Modern British Philosophy), born in London
  • Apr 14 Bradford Dillman, American actor (Compulsion, Piranha, Sudden Impact, Enforcer), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2018)
  • Apr 14 Jay Robinson, American actor (Born Again, Malibu Bikini Shop), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Apr 18 Clive Revill, New Zealand singer and actor (Legend of Hell House), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Apr 19 Dick Sargent [Richard Stanford Cox ], American actor (Bewitched), born in Carmel, California (d. 1994)
  • Apr 21 Silvana Mangano, Italian actress (Death in Venice, Barabbas), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1989)

  • Apr 23 Alan Oppenheimer, American actor (6 Million Dollar Man, Eischied), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 25 Dotty Mack, American actress (Paul Dixon Show), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Apr 26 Derek Waring [Barton-Chapple], British actor (Z-Cars, Barnacle Bill, Arthur-Heart of the Country), born in Mill Hill, London (d. 2007)
  • Apr 28 Richard C Sarafian, American director and actor (Foley Square), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Apr 28 Carolyn Jones, American actress (Morticia-Addams Family), born in Amarillo, Texas (d. 1983)
  • Apr 29 Jean Rochefort, French actor (Man on the Train, The Artist and the Model), born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • May 4 Ronald "Ron" Pickering, British athletics coach and BBC sports commentator, born in Hackney, England (d. 1991)
  • May 9 Joan Sims, British actress ("Carry on" films, As Time Goes By), born in Laindon, Essex, England (d. 2001)

Person of interestPat Summerall

May 10 Pat Summerall, American NFL player (NY Giants) and CBS sportscaster, born in Lake City, Florida (d. 2013)

CBS, Fox, and ESPN Sportscaster Pat Summerall
CBS, Fox, and ESPN Sportscaster
Pat Summerall
  • May 20 James McEachin, American actor and author (Perry Mason, Harry-Tenafly), born in Rennert, North Carolina

Person of interestClint Eastwood

May 31 Clint Eastwood, American actor (Dirty Harry)/mayor (Carmel, California), born in San Francisco, California

Actor and Director Clint Eastwood
Actor and Director
Clint Eastwood
  • Jun 1 Edward Woodward, British singer and actor (Breaker Morant, Wickerman), born in Croydon, Surrey (d. 2009)
  • Jun 3 Ben Wada, Japanese television producers
  • Jun 4 Morgana King, American jazz singer and actress (The Godfather, The Godfather Part II), born in Pleasantville, New York
  • Jun 6 Frank Tyson, England Test cricket fast bowler/broadcaster (17 Tests, 76 wickets @ 18.56), born in Farnworth, Lancashire, (d. 2015)
  • Jun 8 Dana Wynter, German-English actress (Airport, Invasion of the Body Snatchers), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2011)
  • Jun 9 Marvin Kalb, American educator/newscaster (CBS/NBC, Meet the Press), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 12 Jim Nabors, American actor and singer (Gomer Pyle, Back Home Again in Indiana), born in Sylacauga, Alabama (d. 2017)
  • Jun 19 Gena Rowlands, American actress (The Notebook), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Jun 25 George Murdock, American actor, born in Salina, Kansas (d. 2012)

Person of interestRobert Evans

Jun 29 Robert Evans, American director and actor (Love Story, The Godfather, Chinatown), born in NYC, New York

Film Producer Robert Evans
Film Producer
Robert Evans
  • Jun 29 Viola Léger, American-Canadian actress, born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts
  • Jun 30 Doyle Holly, comedian/country performer (Buckaroos)
  • Jul 1 Moustapha Akkad, Syrian-American filmmaker (d. 2005)
  • Jul 4 Frunzik [Mher Mkrtchyan], Armenian actor (Mimino, Kidnapping, Caucasian Style), born in Leninakan, Soviet Armenia (d. 1993)
  • Jul 5 Tommy Cook, American producer, screenwriter and actor (Missile to the Moon), born in Duluth, Minnesota
  • Jul 12 Gordon Pinsent, Canadian actor, director, writer, and voice of "Babar the elephant", born in Grand Falls, Newfoundland
  • Jul 14 Polly Bergen [Nellie Burgin], American actress, singer, television host, and writer (Rhoda-Winds of War, The Helen Morgan Story), born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 2014)
  • Jul 18 Burt Kwouk, English actor (Pink Panther movies), born in Warrington (d. 2016)
  • Jul 20 Sally Ann Howes, British singer and actress (Truly Scrumptious-Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Brigadoon), born in London, England
  • Jul 22 Marcia Henderson, American actress (Kathleen-Aldrich Family, Peter Pan), born in Andover, Massachusetts (d. 1987)
  • Jul 24 Jacqueline Brookes, American actress (Jack & Mike, Another World), born in Montclair, New Jersey (d. 2013)
  • Jul 26 Barbara Jefford, British actress (James Joyce's Ulysses), born in Plymstock, Devon, England
  • Jul 30 Tony Lip [Frank Anthony Vallelonga], American author and actor (Sopranos, Donnie Brasco, Good Fellas), born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Aug 1 Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian-American actor, choreographer, singer, director and painter (Annie, The Wiz), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 2014)
  • Aug 1 Julie Bovasso, American actress (Willie & Phil, Just Me & You), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)
  • Aug 3 James Komack, American writer, director and actor (Courtship of Eddie's Father), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • Aug 6 Abbey Lincoln [Anna Wooldridge], African-American civil rights activist, jazz vocalist, songwriter and actress (Nothing But a Man), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2010)
  • Aug 8 Nita Talbot [Anita Sokol], American actress (Hogan's Heros, Supertrain, Here We Go Again), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 16 Frank Gifford, American NFL halfback (NY Giants)/ABC sportscaster, born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2015)
  • Aug 16 Robert Culp, American actor, screenwriter, voice actor, and director (I Spy, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice), born in Oakland, California (d. 2010)
  • Aug 21 Frank Perry, American film director (Diary of Mad Housewife, David & Lisa), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Aug 23 Jack Bannister, English cricketer (Warwickshire stalwart) and commentator (BBC), born in Wolverhampton, West Midlands (d. 2016)

Person of interestSean Connery

Aug 25 Sir Sean Connery, Scottish actor and producer (James Bond films, Indiana Jones), born in Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Aug 25 Graham Jarvis, Canadian actor (Mary Hartman, Misery), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2003)
  • Aug 28 Ben Gazzara, American actor (Run for Your Life, QB VII), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Aug 28 Windsor Davies, British actor (It Ain't Half Hot Mum), born in London, England
  • Sep 8 Mario Adorf, German actor (The Tin Drum, Bachelor, Abyssinia), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Sep 11 Cathryn Damon, American actress (Mary-Soap, She's Having a Baby), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Sep 16 Anne Francis, American actress (Honey West, Forbidden Planet, Pancho Villa), born in Ossining, New York (d. 2011)
  • Sep 17 David Huddleston, American actor (Big Lebowski), born in Vinton, Virginia (d. 2016)
  • Sep 19 Antonio Margheriti, Italian filmmaker (d. 2002)
  • Sep 21 Dawn Addams, British actress (A King in New York, Star Maidens) who married the Prince of Roccasecca, born in Felixstowe, England (d. 1985)
  • Sep 23 Colin Blakely, Northern-Irish character actor (Shattered, Equus, King Lear), born in Bangor, County Down (d. 1987)
  • Sep 24 Angelo Muscat, Maltese-born British actor (The Prisoner, Doctor Who), born in the Republic of Malta (d. 1977)
  • Sep 25 Shel Silverstein, American humorist and author (d. 1999)
  • Sep 26 Philip Bosco, American actor (Trading Places, Lend Me a Tenor), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Sep 28 Ugo Gregoretti, Italian actor (Rogopag, Common Sense of Modesty), born in Rome, Italy
  • Sep 30 Ben Cooper, American western actor (Rose Tattoo, Outcast, Arizona Raiders), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Oct 1 Philippe Noiret, French actor (Nuovo cinema Paradiso, Soleil, Les Milles, Il Postino), born in Lille, Nord (d. 2006)

Person of interestRichard Harris

Oct 1 Richard Harris, Irish actor (Man Called Horse) and singer (MacArthur Park), born in Limerick, Ireland (d. 2002)

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris
  • Oct 5 George "Skip" Homeier, American actor (Boys Ranch, Beachhead, Dan Raven, Interns), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)

Person of interestRichie Benaud

Oct 6 Richie Benaud, Australian cricket captain, broadcaster (62 Tests, 248 wickets), born in Penrith, New South Wales (d. 2015)

Cricketer and Commentator Richie Benaud
Cricketer and Commentator
Richie Benaud
  • Oct 8 James Olsen, American actor (Andromeda Strain, Spell), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Oct 9 David Rounds, American actor (Terence-Beacon Hill, Alice, The Blue and The Grey), born in Bronxville, New York (d. 1983)
  • Oct 15 Phillipe Leroy, French actor (Night Porter, Leonardo da Vinci), born in Paris, France
  • Oct 16 Carmen Sevilla, Spanish actress, singer and TV presenter (Vengeance, Searching for Monica, Don Juan), born in Seville, Spain
  • Oct 23 Gérard Blain, French director and actor (The Friends, Hatari), born in Paris, France (d. 2000)
  • Oct 30 Marilyn Alex, American actress (Molly-Young & Restless), born in Hollywood, California
  • Nov 3 Lois Smith, American actress (True Blood, Desperate Housewives.), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Nov 4 Kate Reid, British actress (The Andromeda Strain, Heaven Help US), born in London, England (d. 1993)
  • Nov 10 Norma Crane, American actress (Tea & Sympathy, Fiddler on the Roof, They Call Me Mister Tibbs!), born in NYC, New York (d. 1973)
  • Nov 14 Shirley Crabtree, professional wrestler (d. 1997)
  • Nov 14 Monique Mercure, French-Canadian actress (Naked Lunch), born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Nov 14 Michael Robbins, British actor and comedian (On the Buses, The Great Muppet Caper), born in London, England (d. 1992)
  • Nov 15 Whitman Mayo, American actor (Grady Wilson-"Sanford & Son"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • Nov 23 Robert Easton [Burke], American actor referred to as "The Man of a Thousand Voices" (Someone Up There Likes Me), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2011)
  • Dec 4 Ronnie Corbett, comedian (The Two Ronnies), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 2016)

Person of interestMaximilian Schell

Dec 8 Maximilian Schell, Swiss-Austrian actor and director (Odessa File, Julia), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2014)

  • Dec 9 Buck Henry, American screenwriter/comedian (SNL, Get Smart), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 11 Jean-Louis Trintignant, French actor and director (Man & a Woman, Z), born in Piolenc, Vaucluse, France
  • Dec 11 Chus Lampreave [María Jesús Lampreave Pérez], Spanish actress (Volver, Belle Époque), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2016)
  • Dec 13 Robert Prosky, Polish-American actor and comedian (Christine, Thief), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • Dec 17 Armin Mueller-Stahl, German painter, author and actor (Kafka, Music Box), born in Tilsit, Germany
  • Dec 17 Julia Meade [Kunz], American actress and TV hostess (Spotlight Playhouse), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • Dec 26 Donald Moffat, British actor (Kent-Logan's Run), born in Plymouth, Devon
  • Dec 26 Sayed Mutawli imam ad-Darsh, scholar/broadcaster
  • Dec 29 Glenn Reeves, American rockabilly singer-songwriter and radio deejay (Heartbreak Hotel), born in Shamrock, Texas (d. 1998)
  • Dec 31 Odetta [Odetta Holmes], American folk singer (Sanctuary), actress and civil rights activist, born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2008)