On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in January 1950

  • Jan 3 Victoria Principal, American actress (Earthquake, Pamela-Dallas), born in Fukuoka, Japan
  • Jan 7 Erin Gray, American actress (Silver Spoons, Buck Rogers), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jan 7 Johnny Lever [John Prakasa Rao Janumala], Indian Bollywood actor & comedian, born in Prakasam, Andhra Pradesh
  • Jan 9 David Johansen [Buster Poindexter], American singer-songwriter & actor (Hot! Hot! Hot!), born in Staten Island, New York
  • Jan 13 John McNaughton, American film director
  • Jan 16 Debbie Allen, American dancer, choreographer, actress (Fame -"Lydia"), producer, and director (A Different World), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jan 16 Jesse Dizon, American actor, born in Oceanside, California
  • Jan 19 Sébastien Dhavernas, Quebec actor, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jan 20 Liza Goddard, British actress, born in Smethwick, United Kingdom
  • Jan 23 Richard Dean Anderson, American actor (MacGyver, Emerald Pt NAS), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jan 23 Richard Gilliland, American actor (Jonesy in The Waltons, Tom in Heartland), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Jan 24 Daniel Auteuil, French actor (Elegant Criminal, Manon of Spring), born in Algiers, Algeria
  • Jan 25 Christopher Ryan [Papazoglou], English actor & comedian (The Young Ones, Only Fools and Horses), born in London, England
  • Jan 26 Janet Lupo, American model, born in Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Jan 27 Derek Acorah, English spirit medium and TV personality (Most Haunted), born in Bootle, England
  • Jan 28 Barbi Benton [Klein], American Playboy model and actress (Hee Haw, Sugar Time!), born in New York City
  • Jan 29 Ann Jillian, American actress (Mr Mom, Jennifer Slept Here), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Jan 30 Bruce Howard Lidington, English actor (Sword of Valiant, Mosses), born in Harrow, London
  • Jan 30 Trinidad Silva, American character actor (Hill St Blues -"Jesus Martinez"), born in Mission, Texas (d. 1988)

About January 1950

How Old? 71 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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