On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in May 1941

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • May 1 Barbara Barendrecht, [BHM Wurfbain], actress (Dirty Picture)
  • May 6 Ghena Dimitrova, Bulgarian operatic soprano, born in Pleven, Kingdom of Bulgaria (d. 2005)
  • May 8 Jim Mitchum, actor (Blackout, Invincible 6), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • May 13 Senta Berger, actress (Cast a Giant Shadow), born in Vienna, Austria
  • May 15 Lainie Kazan, singer/actress (Lust in the Dust, Beaches), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 17 Grace Zabriskie, American actress
  • May 18 Miriam Margolyes, English actress (Babe, Romeo and Juliet), born in Oxford
  • May 18 Diane McBain, actress (Surfside Six, Spinout, Donner Pass), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • May 19 Nora Ephron, NY, novelist/screenwriter/director (Michael, Heartburn), (d. 2012)
  • May 20 John Strasberg, American actor
  • May 22 Paul Winfield, American actor (Star Trek II, Huckleberry Finn, Mars Attack), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2004)
  • May 24 Andrés García, Mexican-Dominican actor (Tiger Shark), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • May 27 Davina Phillips, actress
  • May 28 Beth Howland, actress (Vera - Alice, Company), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • May 29 Bob Simon, American TV correspondent (CBS, 60 Minutes), born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2015)

About May 1941

How Old? 78 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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