Birthdays in Film & Television in 1950

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 209

  • Jan 3 Victoria Principal, American actress (Earthquake, Pamela-Dallas), born in Fukuoka, Japan
  • Jan 7 Erin Gray, actress (Silver Spoons, Buck Rogers), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jan 7 Johnny Lever [John Prakasa Rao Janumala ], Indian Bollywood actor and comedian, born in Prakasam, Andhra Pradesh
  • Jan 13 John McNaughton, American film director
  • Jan 16 Debbie Allen, dancer/actress (3 Girls 3, Lydia-Fame), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jan 16 Jesse Dizon, American actor, born in Oceanside, California
  • Jan 19 Sébastien Dhavernas, Quebec actor
  • Jan 20 Liza Goddard, British actress
  • Jan 23 Richard Dean Anderson, actor (MacGyver, Emerald Pt NAS), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jan 23 Richard Gilliland, actor (Jonesy-Waltons, Tom-Heartland), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Jan 24 Daniel Auteuil, Algeria, actor (Elegant Criminal, Manon of Spring)
  • Jan 26 Janet Lupo, American model
  • Jan 27 Derek Acorah, English spirit medium and TV personality (Most Haunted), born in Bootle, England
  • Jan 28 Barbi Benton, [Klein], California, Playboy model (Hee Haw, Sugar Time!)
  • Jan 29 Ann Jillian, actress (Mr Mom, Jennifer Slept Here), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Jan 30 Bruce Howard Lidington, actor (Sword of Valiant, Mosses)
  • Jan 30 Trinidad Silva, American actor (d. 1988)
  • Feb 2 Barbara Sukowa, German actress (Zentropia, Sicilian, Voyager, Lola)
  • Feb 2 Osamu Kido, wrestler (NJPW/UWF)
  • Feb 3 Morgan Fairchild, [Patsy McClenny], actress (Falcon Crest), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Feb 4 Pamela Franklin, actress (Satan's School for Girls), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Feb 8 Cristina Ferrare, American former supermodel and actress
  • Feb 11 Johanna E "Joke" Beerens, actress (Schipper Next to God)
  • Feb 12 Michael Ironside, actor, (Starship Troopers)
  • Feb 13 Ewa Aulin, Swedish actress (Candy, Fiorina La Vacca), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Feb 14 Raymond van het Groenewoud, Belgian vocalist/actor (Brussels by Night)
  • Feb 18 Cybill Shepherd, actress (Moonlighting, Last Picture Show), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Feb 18 John Hughes, American film director (Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller), born in Lansing, Michigan (d. 2009)
  • Feb 20 John Voldstad, actor (Darryl-Newhart), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Feb 20 Ken Shimura, Japanese performer and actor
  • Feb 22 Ellen Greene, American vocalist/actress (Little Shoppe of Horrors), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 22 Julie Walters, English actress (Educating Rita, Prick Up Your Ears), born in Birmingham, England
  • Feb 22 Miou-Miou [Sylvette Herry], actress (Dog Day, My Other Husband), born in Paris, France
  • Feb 28 Ilene Graff, American actress (Marsha-Mr Belvedere), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 2 Matthew Laurance, actor (Duet)
  • Mar 2 Mitchel Laurance, actor (LA Law, Not Necessarily the News)
  • Mar 3 Ed Marinaro, actor (Hill Street Blues)
  • Mar 3 Tim Kazurinsky, comedian (SNL, Police Academy 2, 3, 4), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 4 Ofelia Medina, Mexican actress and screenwriter
  • Mar 5 Harvey Jacob Alperin, actor (Cocktail), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Mar 7 Mark Pinter, Decorah Iowa, actor (Behind the Screen, Another World)
  • Mar 12 Jon Provost, actor (Timmy-Lassie)
  • Mar 12 Wheeler Winston Dixon, American filmmaker, critic and author
  • Mar 13 William H Macy, actor (Homicide, Water Engine), born in Miami, Florida
  • Mar 18 Brad Dourif, WV, actor (Ragtime, Eyes of Laura Mars, Fatal Beauty)

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Mar 20 William Hurt, actor (Big Chill, Children of a Lesser God), born in Washington, D.C.

  • Mar 23 Corrine Clery, actress (Moonraker, Yor), born in Paris, France
  • Mar 23 Anthony De Longis, American actor
  • Mar 26 Ernest Thomas, American actor (What's Happening!!), born in Gary, Indiana

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Mar 26 Martin Short, Canadian comedian (SNL, SCTV, 3 Amigos), born in Hamilton, Ontario

  • Mar 26 Tony Papenfuss, American actor (Daryl-Newhart), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Mar 26 Alan Silvestri, American film score composer

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Mar 30 Robbie Coltrane, Scottish actor (Harry Potter films) and comedian, born in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
  • Apr 3 Curtis Stone, N singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry), born in Hollywood, California
  • Apr 3 Sally Thomsett, English actress (Straw Dogs, Man About the House), born in Sussex
  • Apr 4 Christine Lahti, American actress (Harvey Korman Show, Swing Shift), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Apr 5 Miki Manojlović, Serbian actor
  • Apr 9 Nathan Cook, actor (Milton-White Shadow, Billy-Hotel), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 11 Bill Irwin, Santa Monica, actor (My Blue Heaven, Scenes From a Mall)
  • Apr 12 David Cassidy, American singer/actor (Keith-Partridge Family), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 13 Ron Perlman, actor (Quest for Fire, Beauty & the Beast), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Apr 13 Terry Lester, actor (Young & Restless, As World Turns), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Apr 14 Anna M "Ansje" Beentjes, actress (Blindgangers)
  • Apr 14 Randolph Powell, actor (Alan-Dallas, Logan's Run), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Apr 15 Amy Wright, actress (Inside Moves, Accidental Tourist), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 16 David Graff, Lancaster Ohio, actor (Police Academy 2, 3, 4, 6)
  • Apr 17 L. Scott Caldwell, American actress
  • Apr 18 Kenny Ortega, American film and TV producer and choreographer
  • Apr 22 Jancis Robinson, wine writer/broadcaster
  • Apr 28 Jay Leno, New Rochelle, comedian/talk show host (Tonight Show)
  • Apr 28 Willie Colon, actor (Last Flight), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Apr 29 Phillip Noyce, Australian film director
  • May 1 Dann Florek, American actor (Law & Order), born in Flat Rock, Michigan
  • May 4 Hilly Hicks, actor (Roll Out, Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 4 René CM van Asten, Dutch actor (Herenstraat 10)
  • May 5 Googoosh, Faegheh Atashin (فائقه آتشین), Iranian, Persian Singer & actress
  • May 7 Randall 'Tex' Cobb, American boxer and actor, born in Bridge City, Texas

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May 7 Tim Russert, American television journalist and host of NBC's Meet the Press, born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2008)

Television Journalist Tim Russert
Television Journalist
Tim Russert
  • May 9 Matthew Kelly, actor/TV host (Holding the Fort, Relative Strangers)
  • May 11 Jeremy Paxman, English broadcaster (University Challenge, Newsnight), born in Leeds, England
  • May 12 Bruce Boxleitner, Elgin Ill, actor (Scarecrow & Mrs King, Babylon 5)
  • May 12 Gabriel Byrne, actor (Hello Again, Cool World), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • May 13 John "Jocko" Marcellino, rocker/actor (Tagget, Hot to Trot, Rain Man)
  • May 14 Mark Blum, actor (Worth Winning, Blind Date, Presidio), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • May 15 Nicholas Hammond, American actor (The Amazing Spider-Man), born in Washington D.C.
  • May 18 Thomas Gottschalk, German radio and TV host (Telespiele), born in Bamberg, Germany
  • May 23 Linda Thompson, actress (Hee Haw), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • May 28 Jim Harris, American professional wrestler
  • May 30 Paresh Rawal, Indian actor
  • May 31 Gregory Harrison, Catalina California, actor (Trapper John, Logan's Run)
  • Jun 1 Gemma Craven, actress (Wagner, Story of Slipper & Rose), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jun 2 Joanna Gleason, actress (Morgan-Hello Larry), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jun 2 Toni Alessandrini, actress (Vice Academy Part 2), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 3 Suzi Quatro[cchio], singer (Stumblin')/actress (Happy Days), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 3 Melissa Mathison, American screenwriter (E.T.), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Jun 4 Wayne Powers, actor (Laverne & Shirley, 13 East), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Jun 5 J. J. Bittenbinder, American television host and author
  • Jun 6 Chantal Akerman, actor and director (Akermania, Je Tu II Elle), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2015)
  • Jun 7 Gary Graham, American actor (Alien Nation, Star Trek: Enterprise), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jun 8 Kathy Whitton Baker, Midland Tx, actress (Right Stuff, 16 Candles)
  • Jun 11 Michael Swan, actor (Duncan-As The World Turns), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Jun 13 Michael Stark, Australian actor
  • Jun 14 Jeremy Sinden, actor (Chariots of Fire, Ascendancy, Harem)
  • Jun 15 Mark Arnott, actor (Return of the Secaucus 7), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 16 Jesse Dizon, Oceanside California, actor (Ramon-Operation Petticoat)
  • Jun 17 Susan Damante, American actress (The Adventure of Wilderness Family), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Jun 19 Constance Forslund, actress (Shining Season), born in San Diego, California
  • Jun 21 Gérard Lanvin, French actor
  • Jun 22 Murphy Cross, actor (Phyl & Mikhy, Perfect), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland
  • Jun 23 Sally Geeson, actress (Bless This House), born in Sussex, England
  • Jun 24 Nancy Allen, American actress (Carrie, 1941, Robocop, Dress to Kill), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 25 Nitza Saul, Israeli actress
  • Jul 11 Bruce McGill, American actor
  • Jul 16 Camille Saviola, actress (Nightlife), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jul 17 Derek de Lint, Dutch actor
  • Jul 17 P.J. Soles, German-born American actress
  • Jul 19 Simon Cadell, English actor (Hi-Di-Hi, Pride & Extreme Prejudice)
  • Jul 20 Tantoo Cardinal, Canadian actress
  • Jul 20 Naseeruddin Shah, Indian actor
  • Jul 23 Belinda J Montgomery, Winnipeg, actress (Man From Atlantis)
  • Jul 23 Kaity Tong, news anchor (WABC-TV NYC)
  • Jul 24 Sam Behrens, actor (Jake Meyer-General Hospital, Sunset Beach, LA Law)
  • Jul 26 Susan George, actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo), born in London, England
  • Jul 27 Simon Jones, Willshire England, comedian (News is the News)
  • Jul 30 Frank Stallone, American Sylvestor's brother/actor (Barfly, Outlaw Force), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 31 Lane Davies, American actor (Mason-Santa Barbara, Impure Thoughts), born in Dalton, Georgia
  • Aug 2 Kathryn Harrold, Tazewell Va, actress (MacGruder & Loud)
  • Aug 2 Mathieu Carriere, actor (Bay Boy, Woman in Flames), born in Hanover, Germany
  • Aug 3 JoMari Payton Noble, actress (Harriette-Family Matters), born in Albany, Georgia
  • Aug 5 Holly Palance, actress (Thorn Birds, Ripley's Believe It), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 6 Dorian Harewood, American actor (Earl-Glitter, Trauma Center), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Aug 6 Nathan Purdee, actor (Nathan-Young & Restless, Hank-1 Life to Live)
  • Aug 9 Roelof S "Roel" Bakker, Dutch actor and director (Love Potion)
  • Aug 10 Rémy Girard, Canadian actor (Les Invasions barbares), born in Jonquière, Quebec
  • Aug 12 Kid Creole, [August Darnell], musician and actor (Obsession A Taste of Fear), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Aug 12 Jim Beaver, American actor and writer
  • Aug 13 Andre van de Berg, actor and director (Transport)
  • Aug 15 Tess Harper, Mammoth Sp AR, actress (Amityville 3D, Tender Mercies)
  • Aug 16 Marshall Manesh, Iranian-born American actor
  • Aug 18 Candice Earley, actress (Donna Tyler-All My Children), born in Fort Hood, Texas
  • Aug 26 Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor (d. 2006)
  • Aug 27 Charles Fleischer, comedian (Roger Rabbit), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 2 Rosanna DeSoto, American actress
  • Sep 2 Yuen Wah, Chinese actor and stuntman
  • Sep 5 Kathy Cronkite, American actress (Annie-Hizzonner), born in Washington, D. C.
  • Sep 7 Julie Kavner, American actress and voice artist (Brenda-Rhoda, Marge-Simpsons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 8 Will Lee, bassist (Late Show with David Letterman)
  • Sep 11 Amy Madigan, actress (Uncle Buck, Twice in a Lifetime), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 12 Cynthia Meyers, playmate (Dec 1968)/actress (Beyond Valley of Dolls)
  • Sep 16 Loyd Grossman, American television presenter
  • Sep 18 Shabana Azmi, Indian actress (Ankur, Neerja), born in Hyderabad, India
  • Sep 19 Rudy Ramos, Lawton Oklahoma, actor (Wind-High Chaparral)

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Sep 21 Bill Murray, American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters), born in Evanston, Illinois

Actor/Comedian Bill Murray
Actor/Comedian
Bill Murray
  • Sep 24 Kristina Wayborn, Swedish actress
  • Sep 27 Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Japan, actor (Lt A J Shimamura-Nash Bridges)
  • Sep 28 John Sayles, actor (Brother from Another Planet), born in Schenectady, New York
  • Oct 1 Randy Quaid, actor (Midnight Express, Vacation, Saturday Night Live), born in Houston, Texas
  • Oct 1 Jeane Manson, American singer and actress
  • Oct 2 Ian McNeice, English actor
  • Oct 3 Pamela Hensley, actress (Buck Rogers in 25th Century), born in Glendale, California
  • Oct 4 Meg Bennett, actress (Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 5 Jeff Conaway, American actor (Bobby-Taxi, Loving), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 7 Maartje van Weegen, [Walet], Dutch TV hostess
  • Oct 9 Gary Frank, actor (Enemy Territory, Deadly Weapon), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Oct 10 Dennis Holmes, actor (Mike-Laramie)
  • Oct 10 Peter Jan Rens, Dutch actor and director (Mister Cactus, Passion)
  • Oct 11 Amos Gitai, actor (Neo-Fascist Trilogy, Golem, Arena of Murder)
  • Oct 11 Catlin Adams, actress (Ms Loomis-Square Pegs), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 12 Susan Anton, American actress (Golden Girl, Spring Fever), born in Oak Glen, California
  • Oct 12 Robin Askwith, English actor (Confessions Sex Comedies), born in Southport, Lancashire, England
  • Oct 12 Kaga Takeshi [Shigekatsu Katsuta], Japanese actor, born in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Oct 13 Ellen Brusse, [Elizabeth Wenmakers], Dutch TV hostess
  • Oct 17 Howard E Rollins Jr, actor (Bannister-Wildside, Another World), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Oct 18 Merry Martin, actress (Leslie-Peter Loves Mary), born in Camden, Michigan
  • Oct 18 Sheila White, actress (I Claudius), born in London, England
  • Oct 18 Om Puri, Indian actor (Ardh Satya), born in Ambala, Haryana
  • Oct 25 John Matuszak, NFLer (Raiders)/actor (Hollywood Beat), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Oct 27 Fran Lebowitz, American author and actress (Resident Alien), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Oct 30 Louise Duart, comedienne (Paramount Comedy Theater # 5), born in Quincy, Massachusetts
  • Oct 31 Jane Pauley, American newscaster (Today, NBC Weekend), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Oct 31 John Candy, Canadian actor and comedian (SCTV, Uncle Buck), born in Newmarket, Ontario (d. 1994)

Actor and Comedian John Candy
Actor and Comedian
John Candy
  • Nov 6 Ernest Thompson, actor (Sierra, Westside Medical), born in Bellows Fall, Vermont
  • Nov 10 Jack Scalia, American actor (Berrengers, Hollywood Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 10 Debra Hill, American screenwriter and film producer (d. 2005)
  • Nov 16 David Leisure, actor (Joe Isuzu, Airplane, Charley-Empty Nest)
  • Nov 16 John Swartzwelder, American television writer and novelist
  • Nov 18 Eric Pierpoint, American actor
  • Nov 24 Damon Evans, Balt Md, American actor (The Jeffersons), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Nov 24 Stanley Livingston, actor (Chip-My 3 Sons)
  • Nov 27 Gran Hamada, Japanese professional wrestler

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Nov 28 Ed Harris, American actor (Right Stuff, Swing Shift, Walker, Coma), born in Englewood, New Jersey

Actor Ed Harris
Actor
Ed Harris
  • Nov 30 Kathryn Witt, actress (Lenny, Pam-Flying High), born in Miami, Florida
  • Dec 1 Richard Keith, Lafayette La, actor (Little Ricky-I Love Lucy)
  • Dec 1 Keith Thibodeaux, American actor and drummer
  • Dec 4 Jan Rietman, Dutch radio/TV host
  • Dec 4 Karel van de Graf, Dutch TV host
  • Dec 10 Tom Towles, American actor
  • Dec 12 Rajnikanth, Indian actor
  • Dec 12 Rajinikanth [Shivaji Rao Gaekwa], Indian film actor (Centenary Award 2014), born in Bangalore, India
  • Dec 13 Heather North, actress (Barefoot Executive), born in Pasadena, California