On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in January 1932

  • Jan 3 Mara Corday [Marilyn Joan Watts], American actress, model and Playboy Playmate (Foxfire, Black Scorpion), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jan 4 Richard Stahl, American actor (Howard-It's a Living), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2006)
  • Jan 9 Jane Ross [Breslaw], American actress (Star Trek, Rocket Attack U.S.A., Wild Is My Love), born in NYC, New York (d. 1985)
  • Jan 10 Elaine Devry [Thelma Mahnken], American actress (The Atomic Kid, The Boy Who Cried Werewolf), born in Compton, California
  • Jan 11 Alfonso Arau, Mexican film director
  • Jan 12 Des O'Connor, British television presenter, born in Stepney, London
  • Jan 14 Harriet Andersson, Swedish actress (Cries & Whispers), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jan 15 Dean Smith, American actor & relay runner (Olympic gold 1952), born in Emporia, Kansas (d. 2015)
  • Jan 19 Richard Lester, movie director (Hard Day's Night, Help!, Petulia)
  • Jan 22 Piper Laurie [Rosetta Jacobs], American actress (Twin Peaks, Carrie, The Hustler), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 26 Ronald Allison, British author/broadcaster
  • Jan 30 Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian & politician, born in Kobe, Japan (d. 2007)

About January 1932

How Old? 88 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)