Birthdays in Film & Television in 1952

  • Jan 2 Wendy Phillips, American actress (Executive Suite, Promised Land), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 6 Armelia McQueen, NC (Bkln Conservatory), actress
  • Jan 6 Moondog Spot, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
  • Jan 6 Frank Sivero, Italian-born American actor
  • Jan 8 Lauri Walters, actress (8 is Enough, Harrad Experiment), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jan 11 Massimo Lopez, Italian comedian
  • Jan 11 Bille Brown, Australian actor and playwright
  • Jan 13 Sharon Gabet, actress (Edge of Night, Another World), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Jan 17 Larry Fortensky, former husband of actress Elizabeth Taylor (7th)
  • Jan 22 Ace Vergel, Filipino actor (d. 2007)
  • Feb 2 Genichiro Tenryu, Japanese professional wrestler
  • Feb 4 Lisa Eichhorn, actress (Cutter's Way, Yanks), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 12 Salvador Pineda, Mexican actor, born in Huetamo, Mexico
  • Feb 12 Simon MacCorkindale, English actor (Falcon Crest, Manimal), born in Ely, Cambridgeshire (d. 2010)
  • Feb 27 Stathis Psaltis, Greek actor
  • Feb 28 Cristina Raines, [Tina Herazo], actress (Sentinel), born in Manila, Philippines
  • Feb 28 Jennie Lynn, actress (Love & Marriage), born in San Diego, California
  • Feb 29 Sharon Dahlonega Raiford Bush, American television personality
  • Mar 2 Laraine Newman, comedienne/actress (Saturday Night Live), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 4 Ronn Moss, actor (Ridge-Bold & Beautiful, Santa Barbara), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 9 William Kirby Cullen, American actor (How the West Was Won), born in Santa Ana, California
  • Mar 11 Susan Richardson, Coatesville Pa, actress (Susan-8 is Enough)

Person of interestHarvey Weinstein

Mar 19 Harvey Weinstein, American film producer (Miramax), accused of sexual abuse which helped spark the #MeToo movement, born in New York City

Film Producer Harvey Weinstein
Film Producer
Harvey Weinstein
  • Mar 24 Nicholas Campbell, actor (Nick-Insiders), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 27 Chick Vennera, American actor (High Risk, Milagro Beanfield War), born in Herkimer, New York
  • Mar 27 Maria Schneider, French actress (Last Tango in Paris, Crime of Honor), born in Paris, France (d. 2011)
  • Mar 31 Dermot Morgan, Irish actor and comedian (Father Ted Crilly-Father Ted), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1998)
  • Apr 1 Annette O'Toole, actress (Cat People, Superman III), born in Houston, Texas
  • Apr 1 Tirso Cruz III, Filipino actor and singer, born in Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines
  • Apr 2 Thierry Le Luron, French humorist, born in Paris (d. 1986)
  • Apr 5 Mitch Pileggi, American actor (The X-Files), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Apr 6 Judith McConnell, actress (Sophia Capwell-Santa Barbara)
  • Apr 6 Marilu Henner, actress (Taxi, Man Who Loved Women, Eve Shade), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 11 Michael Shea, American director and actor (The Fugitive, The Wild Wild West, Mission: Impossible), born in Queens, New York
  • Apr 13 Erick Avari, British-Indian actor
  • Apr 15 Sam McMurray, actor (Tracey Ullman)
  • Apr 15 Kym Gyngell, Australian comedian
  • Apr 16 Michel Blanc, French actor
  • Apr 16 William Richard "Billy" West, American voice actor (Futurama), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Apr 17 Joseph Francis "Joe" Alaskey, American stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and impressionist (Buggs Bunny, Daffy Duck), born in Troy, New York (d. 2016)
  • Apr 22 François Berléand, French actor
  • Apr 23 Lionel Johnston, American actor (Sons & Daughters), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Apr 28 Mary McDonnell, Wilkes-Barre PA, actress (Sneakers, Independence Day)
  • Apr 29 Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Schnectady, actress (Too Close for Comfort)
  • Apr 30 Jacques Audiard, French film director
  • May 2 Christine Baranski, American actress (Maryann-Cybill, Birdcage), born in Buffalo, New York
  • May 2 Mari Natsuki, Japanese singer, dancer and actress, born in Tokyo
  • May 3 Caitlin Clarke, American actress (Dragonslayer), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • May 4 Michael Barrymore, English comedian, actor, quiz master and entertainer, born in Bermondsey, London
  • May 5 Campbell McComas, Australian impersonator and broadcaster (d. 2005)
  • May 6 Christian Clavier, French actor

  • May 6 Michael O'Hare, American actor
  • May 8 Beth Henley, actress/playwright (Miss Firecracker), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • May 9 Patrick Ryecart, actor (Silas Mariner)
  • May 11 Darrow Igus, comedian (Fridays, Roll Out), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • May 11 Shohreh Aghdashloo, Iranian actress
  • May 11 Frances Fisher, English-born actress
  • May 11 Mike Lupica, American sports journalist and newspaper columnist (New York Daily News, ESPN), born in Oneida, New York
  • May 14 Robert Zemeckis, American film director (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 14 Scott Irwin, American professional wrestler (d. 1987)
  • May 15 Chazz Palminteri, American actor (The Usual Suspects, Bronx Tale), born in The Bronx, New York

Person of interestMr. T

May 21 Mr. T, [Lawrence Tureaud], American actor (A-Team, Rocky III, T & T), born in Chicago, Illinois

Actor Mr. T
Actor
Mr. T
  • May 23 Deborah Adair, actress (Tracey-Dynasty, Kate-Day of Our Life)
  • May 28 Russell J. Wintner, American film executive
  • Jun 4 Carlene Watkins, actress (Tough Enough), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jun 4 Catherine Watkins, actress (It's Not Easy, Mary), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jun 4 Parker Stevenson, actor (Falcon Crest, Stroker Ace), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestLiam Neeson

Jun 7 Liam Neeson, Irish-American actor (Schindler's List, Les Miserables), born in Ballymena, County Antrim

  • Jun 14 Eddie Mekka, actor (Carmine-Laverne & Shirley), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Jun 15 Sandra Cassel, American actress
  • Jun 18 Carol Kane, actress (Dog Day Afternoon, Simka-Taxi), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Person of interestIsabella Rossellini

Jun 18 Isabella Rossellini, actress (Big Night, Blue Velvet), born in Rome, Italy

Person of interestJohn Goodman

Jun 20 John Goodman, American actor (Dan Conner on Roseanne, Babe), born in St Louis, Missouri

  • Jun 20 Larry Riley, American actor (Harry-Stir Crazy, Knots Landing), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1992)
  • Jun 22 Graham Greene, Canadian actor
  • Jun 30 David Garrison, Broadway and television actor
  • Jul 1 Dan Aykroyd, comedian and actor (SNL, Dragnet), born in Ottawa, Canada
  • Jul 3 Alan Autry, NFLer (Green Bay Packers)/actor (In the Heat of the Night)
  • Jul 6 Grant Goodeve, US actor (David-8 is Enough, Dynasty), born in Middlebury, Connecticut
  • Jul 7 Mando Guerrero, Mexican professional wrestler
  • Jul 9 John Tesh, New age pianist/TV host (ET), born in Garden City, New York
  • Jul 11 Stephen Lang, American actor (Another You, Death of a Salesman), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 14 Eric Laneuville, actor (Larry-Room 222, St Elsewhere), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jul 14 Jerry Houser, actor (Slapshot, Summer of '42, Class of '44), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 14 Stan Shaw, actor (Mississippi, Roots Next Generation), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 15 Terry O'Quinn, American actor

Person of interestDavid Hasselhoff

Jul 17 David Hasselhoff, American actor (Night Rider, Mitch-Baywatch), born in Baltimore, Maryland

  • Jul 20 Keiko Matsuzaka, Japanese actress
  • Jul 22 Madeleine Collinson, Malta, twin playmate (Oct, 1970)
  • Jul 22 Mary Collinson, Malta, twin playmate (Oct, 1970)
  • Jul 24 Gus Van Sant, American film director (Good Will Hunting), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Jul 25 "Gorgeous" Jimmy Garvin, [Williams], NWA/WCW/AWA wrestler
  • Jul 28 Monique van de Ven, Dutch actress (Turkish Fruit)
  • Aug 1 Brian Patrick Clarke, actor (Merle-Eight is Enough), born in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 3 Jay North, North actor (Dennis the Menace, Maya), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 3 Loles León, Spanish actress
  • Aug 4 Bobby Buntrock, actor (Harold Baxter-Hazel), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Aug 4 Kristoffer Tabori, [Siegel], actor (Rappaccini's Daughter), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 7 Alexei Sayle, British comedian
  • Aug 8 Robin Quivers, radio/TV personality (Howard Stern's sidekick)
  • Aug 10 Daniel Hugh Kelly, American actor
  • Aug 10 Diane Venora, American actress
  • Aug 11 Ann Michelle, England, actress (Virigin Witch, Mistress Pamela)
  • Aug 12 Chen Kaige, Chinese film director
  • Aug 13 Marie Helvin, model/actress (Children)
  • Aug 16 Reginald Veljohnson, actor (Carl Winslow-Family Matters, Die Hard)
  • Aug 18 Patrick Swayze, actor/dancer (Dirty Dancing, Ghost), born in Houston, Texas
  • Aug 19 Jonathan Frakes, actor (Commander William T Riker-Star Trek Next Gen)
  • Aug 21 Keith Hart, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Great Falls, Montana
  • Aug 23 Cathy St George, Norfolk Va, playmate (Aug, 1982)
  • Aug 26 Michael Jeter, actor (The Fisher King), born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee (d. 2003)

Person of interestPee-wee Herman

Aug 27 Pee-wee Herman [Paul Reubens], American actor (Pee-wee's Big Adventure), born in Peekskill, New York

  • Aug 28 Guy Nadon, Canadian actor
  • Sep 4 Rishi Kapoor, Indian Bollywood actor and director (Bobby, Do Dooni Chaar), born in Bombay State, India
  • Sep 9 Bonnie Large, playmate (March 1973), born in Glendale, California
  • Sep 13 Raymond O'Connor, American actor
  • Sep 16 Mickey Rourke, American actor (Wild Orchid, Barfly), born in Schenectady, New York
  • Sep 19 Scott Colomby, actor (Stash-Sons & Daughters, Szysznyk), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 22 Gary Holton, English actor and musician (d. 1985)

Person of interestChristopher Reeve

Sep 25 Christopher Reeve, American actor (Superman, Somewhere in Time), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)

  • Sep 25 Tommy Norden, American actor (Flipper), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 26 James Keane, actor (Willis Bell-Paper Chase), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Sep 26 Predrag Miletić, Serbian actor
  • Sep 27 Del Russel, actor (Richard-Arnie), born in Pasadena, California
  • Sep 28 Sylvia Kristel, Neth, actress (Emmanuelle, Priv School for Girls), (d. 2012)
  • Sep 30 Jack Wild, British actor (d. 2006)
  • Oct 5 Clive Barker, English author and film director (Hellraiser, Lord of Illusions)
  • Oct 5 Duncan Regehr, Canadian actor
  • Oct 5 Gigi Sabani, Italian TV host (d. 2007)
  • Oct 7 Mary Badham, American actress
  • Oct 8 Edward Zwick, American film director

Person of interestSharon Osbourne

Oct 9 Sharon Osbourne, English-American music manager, TV personality (X-Factor, America's Got Talent) and wife of Ozzy Osbourne, born in London

Music Manager/TV Personality Sharon Osbourne
Music Manager/TV Personality
Sharon Osbourne
  • Oct 12 Danielle Proulx, French Canadian actress, born in Montreal, Canada
  • Oct 13 Beverly Johnson, model/actress (Ashanti Land of No Mercy)
  • Oct 14 Harry Anderson, American actor (Judge Harry Stone-Night Court), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2016
  • Oct 16 Ron Taylor, American actor (d. 2002)
  • Oct 19 Veronica Judith Sainz Castro, Mexican spanish singer/actress (Nana)
  • Oct 20 Melanie Mayron, actress (30 Something, Car Wash, Missing), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 21 Patti Davis [Patricia Ann Reagan], singer/actress/writer, Ronald and Nancy's daughter

Person of interestJeff Goldblum

Oct 22 Jeff Goldblum, American actor (Fly, Jurassic Park, Independence Day), born in West Homestead, Pennsylvania

Person of interestRoberto Benigni

Oct 27 Roberto Benigni, Italian director and actor (Life Is Beautiful, The Tiger and the Snow), born in Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy

  • Oct 28 Annie Potts, actress (Mary Jo-Designing Women), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Nov 2 Kate Linder, actress (Esther Valentine--Young & Restless), born in Pasadena, California

Person of interestRoseanne Barr

Nov 3 Roseanne Barr, American comedienne and TV star (Roseanne), born in Salt Lake City, Utah

Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
Comedienne and Actress
Roseanne Barr
  • Nov 3 Jim Cummings, American voice actor
  • Nov 6 Michael Cunningham, American novelist and screenwriter (The Hours), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Nov 8 Alfre Woodard, American actress (Primal Fear, Cross Creek), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Nov 13 Art Malik, Pakistani-born English actor
  • Nov 14 Ray Sharkey, actor (Wise Guys, Wired, Caged Fear), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 15 "Macho Man" Randy Savage, [Poffo], wrestler (WWF/SMW/ICW), born in Sarasota, Florida
  • Nov 15 Zoltán Buday, Hungarian born actor
  • Nov 18 Delroy Lindo, actor (Get Shorty, Ransom)
  • Nov 21 Deborah Shelton, actress (Dallas, Ocean Kill, Body Double), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 21 Lorna Luft, singer/actress (Where the Boys Are-1980), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • Nov 24 Thierry Lhermitte, French comedian and actor
  • Nov 25 Ernest Harden Jr, actor (Marcus-Jeffersons), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 28 Jeff Fahey, actor (Darkman III, Crossover, Serpent's Lair)
  • Nov 28 S Epatha Merkerson, Saginaw Michigan, American actress (Jacob's Ladder, Terminator 2)
  • Nov 29 Christine Pascal, actress/director (Smile, Nothing But Lies, Elsa)
  • Nov 30 Mandy Patinkin, actor/singer (Yentl, Alien Nation), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 2 Keith Szarabajka, Oak Park IL, actor (Nightlife)
  • Dec 3 Mel Smith, author, actor, and comedian (Morons From Outer Space), (d. 2013)
  • Dec 6 Terence Knox, Richland Wash, actor (Peter-St Elsewhere) [or 2/16/50]
  • Dec 7 Georges Corraface, Greek actor, president of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival
  • Dec 9 Michael Dorn, actor (Worf-Star Trek Next Generation)
  • Dec 10 Susan Hallock Dey, Ill, actress (1st Love, Partridge Family, LA Law)
  • Dec 12 Sarah Douglas, England, actress (Conan, Superman II, Falcon Crest)
  • Dec 13 Sylvester Ritter (Junkyard Dog), American professional wrestler (d. 1998)
  • Dec 14 Germain Houde, French Canadian actor
  • Dec 20 Jenny Agutter, Taunton England, actress (Logan's Run, Equus, Amy)
  • Dec 20 Sergio Vastano, Italian actor (Nightclub, Prete Bello)
  • Dec 21 Dennis Boutsikaris, actor (Batteries Not Included), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Dec 25 CCH Pounder, Guyana-born actress
  • Dec 27 Tovah Feldshuh, American actress (Idolmaker, Terror out of the Sky), born in NYC, New York