On This Day

Actors and Actresses Born in 1952

  • Jan 2 Man-Tat Ng, Hong Kong actor (The Final Combat), born in Xiamen, China
  • Jan 2 Wendy Phillips, American actress (Executive Suite, Promised Land), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 2 (Graeme) "Shirley" Strachan, Australian singer (Skyhooks - "Ego Is Not A Dirty Word";"Jukebox in Siberia"), TV host (Shirl's Neighbourhood), and carpenter (Our House), born in Malvern, Victoria, Australia) (d. 2001)
  • Jan 3 Jim Ross, American pro wrestling announcer (WWE), born in Fort Bragg, California
  • Jan 6 Armelia McQueen, American actress, born in Montgomery County, North Carolina
  • Jan 6 Larry Booker (Moondog Spot), American pro wrestler (WWF Tag Team champion 1981), born in Louisiana, United States (d. 2003)
  • Jan 6 Frank Sivero, Italian-born American actor, born in Siculiana, Italy
  • Jan 7 Sammo Hung, Hong Kong actor, director and martial artist (Winners and Sinners), born in Hong Kong
  • Jan 8 Lauri Walters, American actress (8 is Enough, Harrad Experiment), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jan 11 Massimo Lopez, Italian comedian
  • Jan 11 Kim Hartman, British screen, stage, and radio actress (Allo Allo! - "Helga"), born in Hammersmith, London, England
  • 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), born in Stanton, California (d. 2016)
  • Jan 17 Ryuichi Sakamoto, Japanese musician (Yellow Magic Orchestra) and Academay Award-winning film composer (The Last Emperor), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jan 21 Fausto Bara, Mexican-American actor (The Renegades - "Gaucho"), born in Mexicali, Mexico (d, 1994)
  • Jan 22 Ace Vergel, Filipino actor (d. 2007)
  • Jan 29 Tim Healy, English actor (Auf Wiedersehen, Pet), born in Benwell, England
  • 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 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 Susan Sennett, American actress (Big Bad Mama), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Feb 29 Sharon Dahlonega Raiford Bush, American television personality
  • Mar 1 Leigh Matthews, Australian Football Hall of Fame rover (Hawthorne FC), coach (Collingwood 1990 premiers; Brisbane 2001-03 premiers) and broadcaster (7 Network; 3AW), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 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)
  • Mar 16 Graham Cole [Graham Coleman-Smith], English actor (The Bill), born in London, England

Harvey Weinstein

Mar 19 Harvey Weinstein, American film producer (Miramax) and convicted sex offender whose actions helped spark the #MeToo movement, born in NYC, New York

  • Mar 19 Gerard Huerta, American graphic designer and album cover artist (CBS Records - AC/DC, Boston, Blue Oyster Cult, Rupert Holmes), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 24 Nicholas Campbell, actor (Nick-Insiders), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 27 Chick Vennera, American actor (Thank God It's Friday; High Risk; Milagro Beanfield War; Animaniacs), born in Herkimer, New York (d. 2021)
  • 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, American 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 12 Ralph Wiley, American sports journalist and writer (Sports Illustrated and ESPN's Page 2), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2004)
  • Apr 13 Erick Avari, American-Indian actor, born in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
  • Apr 15 Sam McMurray, American actor (Tracey Ullman), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 15 Kym Gyngell, Australian comedian, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Apr 16 Michel Blanc, French actor and director, born in Courbevoie, Hauts-de-Seine, France
  • 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 (Bugs 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, American actress (Sneakers, Independence Day), born in Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania
  • Apr 29 Deborah Van Valkenburgh, American actress (Too Close for Comfort), born in Schnectady, New York
  • Apr 29 Nora Dunn, American comedienne and actress (SNL; Miami Blues; Working Girl), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 30 Jacques Audiard, French film director (Dheepan - 2015 Palme d'Or), born in Paris France
  • May 2 Christine Baranski, American Tony and Emmy Award-winning stage and screen (Rumors; The Good Wife; Cybill - "Maryann"; The 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 Louis Cortelezzi, American rock and jazz saxophonist (Mink DeVille) and film composer (Pokemon), born in New Galilee, Pennsylvania
  • May 5 Campbell McComas, Australian impersonator and broadcaster, born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2005)
  • May 6 Christian Clavier, French actor
  • May 6 Michael O'Hare, American actor
  • May 8 Beth Henley, American actress and playwright (Miss Firecracker), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • May 9 Patrick Ryecart, actor (Silas Mariner)
  • May 11 Darrow Igus, American comedian (Fridays, Roll Out), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • May 11 Shohreh Aghdashloo, Iranian actress
  • May 11 Frances Fisher, English-American actress (Titanic, Watchmen), born in Milford on Sea, England
  • May 11 Mike Lupica, American sports journalist and newspaper columnist (New York Daily News, ESPN), born in Oneida, New York
  • May 11 Renaud [Séchan], French pop singer, composer, and actor, born in Paris, France
  • 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

Mr. T

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

  • May 23 Deborah Adair, actress (Tracey-Dynasty, Kate-Day of Our Life)
  • May 28 Russell J. Wintner, American film executive
  • Jun 4 Carlene Watkins, American actress (Tough Enough), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jun 4 Parker Stevenson, actor (Falcon Crest, Stroker Ace), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 5 Mukesh Bhatt, Indian film producer (Vishesh Films), born in Mumbai, India

Liam Neeson

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

  • Jun 9 Uzi Hitman, Israeli pop and world music singer-songwriter, and TV personality, born in Giv'at Shmuel, Israel (d. 2004)
  • Jun 14 Eddie Mekka [Mekjian], American stage and screen singer and actor (Laverne & Shirley - "Carmine - The Big Ragoo"), born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 2021)
  • Jun 18 Carol Kane, actress (Dog Day Afternoon, Simka-Taxi), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Isabella Rossellini

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

John 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 25 Tim Finn, New Zealand rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, and keyboardist (Split Enz - "I Got You"; Crowded House - "Don't Dream It's Over"), and theatre and film composer ("Puberty Blues"), born in Te Awamutu, New Zealand
  • Jun 30 David Garrison, American Broadway and television actor (Wicked), born in Long Branch, New Jersey

Dan Aykroyd

Jul 1 Dan Aykroyd, Canadian-American comedian, writer and actor (SNL, The Blues Brothers; Ghostbusters), born in Ottawa, Ontario

  • Jul 6 Grant Goodeve, American actor (David-8 is Enough, Dynasty), born in Middlebury, Connecticut
  • Jul 7 Mando Guerrero, Mexican professional wrestler
  • Jul 9 John Tesh, American TV host (ET), and new age pianist, 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, American actor (Larry-Room 222, St Elsewhere), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jul 14 Jerry Houser, American actor (Slapshot, Summer of '42, Class of '44), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 14 Stan Shaw, American actor (Mississippi, Roots Next Generation), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 15 Terry O'Quinn, American actor
  • Jul 16 Stewart Copeland, American drummer (The Police - "Roxanne"), and film score composer (Wall Street; SubUrbia), born in Alexandria, Virginia

David Hasselhoff

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

  • Jul 20 Keiko Matsuzaka, Japanese actress
  • Jul 24 Gus Van Sant, American film director (Good Will Hunting), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Jul 26 Jan Randall, American-Canadian film, stage and broadcast composer (The Irrelevant Show; Poetry In Motion), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 28 Monique van de Ven, Dutch actress (Turkish Fruit)
  • Jul 31 Alan Autry, American NFLer (Green Bay Packers), actor (In the Heat of the Night) and politician (23rd Mayor of Fresno), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Aug 1 Brian Patrick Clarke, American actor (Eight Is Enough - "Merle"), born in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 3 Jay North, American actor (Dennis the Menace, Maya), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 3 Loles León, Spanish actress (Aquí no hay quien viva), born in Barcelona
  • 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, born in Anfield, Liverpool,
  • 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, American model and actress (Children), born in Tokyo
  • Aug 13 Danny Bruno, American stage and screen actor (Grimm - "Bud"), born in The Bronx, NYC
  • Aug 16 Reginald Veljohnson, actor (Carl Winslow-Family Matters, Die Hard)
  • Aug 18 Patrick Swayze, American actor and dancer (Dirty Dancing, Ghost), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2009)
  • Aug 19 Jonathan Frakes, American actor (Commander William T Riker-Star Trek Next Gen), born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 21 Keith Hart, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Great Falls, Montana
  • Aug 26 Michael Jeter, American actor (The Fisher King), born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee (d. 2003)

Pee-wee Herman

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

  • Aug 28 Guy Nadon, Canadian actor (L'ange gardien), born in Montréal, Québec
  • Sep 4 Rishi Kapoor, Indian Bollywood actor and director (Bobby, Do Dooni Chaar), born in Bombay State, India (2020)
  • Sep 13 Raymond O'Connor, American actor (The Rock), born in South Bronx, New York
  • Sep 16 Mickey Rourke, American actor (Wild Orchid, Barfly), born in Schenectady, New York
  • Sep 19 Scott Colomby, American actor (Sons & Daughters- "Stash"; Szysznyk), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 22 Gary Holton, English actor and musician (d. 1985)
  • Sep 25 Jimmy Garvin [James Williams], American professional NWA/WCW/AWA wrestler, born in Tampa, Florida

Christopher Reeve

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

  • Sep 25 Tommy Norden, American actor (Flipper), born in New York City, New York
  • Sep 26 James Keane, American actor (Willis Bell-Paper Chase), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Sep 26 Predrag Miletić, Serbian actor, born in Niš, Serbia
  • 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 29 Gábor Csupó, Hungarian-American animator (Rugrats), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Sep 30 Jack Wild, British actor (Oliver!, H.R. Pufnstuf), born in Lancashire, England (d. 2006)
  • Oct 5 Clive Barker, English author and film director (Hellraiser, Lord of Illusions), born in Liverpool
  • Oct 5 Duncan Regehr, Canadian actor 9My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn), born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
  • Oct 5 Gigi Sabani, Italian TV host, born in Rome (d. 2007)
  • Oct 7 Mary Badham, American actress, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Oct 8 Edward Zwick, American film director (Shakespeare in Love), born in Chicago, Illinois

Sharon Osbourne

Oct 9 Sharon Osbourne (née Levy), English-American music manager, TV personality (X-Factor: America's Got Talent, 2007-12; The Talk, 2010-21), and wife of Ozzy Osbourne, born in London

  • Oct 12 Danielle Proulx, French Canadian actress, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Oct 13 Beverly Johnson, American model and actress (Ashanti Land of No Mercy), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Oct 14 Harry Anderson, American comic, magician, and actor (Night Court - "Judge Harry Stone"; Dave's World), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2018)
  • Oct 16 Ron Taylor, American actor (d. 2002)
  • Oct 18 Chuck Lorre, American television director, writer, and producer (Dharma & Greg; Two and a Half Men; The Big Bang Theory), born in Plainview, New York
  • Oct 19 Veronica Judith Sainz Castro, Mexican spanish singer/actress (Nana)
  • Oct 20 Melanie Mayron, American 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

Jeff Goldblum

Oct 22 Jeff Goldblum, American actor (The Fly; Jurassic Park; Independence Day), and jazz pianist (The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra), born in West Homestead, Pennsylvania

  • Oct 22 Julie Dash American filmmaker (Daughters of the Dust), born in New York City

Roberto 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, American actress (Designing Women - "Mary Jo"; Any Day Now), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Nov 2 Kate Linder, American actress (Esther Valentine--Young & Restless), born in Pasadena, California

Roseanne Barr

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

  • Nov 3 Jim Cummings, American voice actor (Winnie the Pooh), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 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 8 Jerry Remy, American baseball infielder (MLB All Star 1978; California Angels, Boston Red Sox) and broadcaster (NESN), born in Fall River, Massachusetts (d. 2021)
  • Nov 13 Art Malik, Pakistani-born English actor (The Jewell in the Crown), born in Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Nov 14 Ray Sharkey, actor (Wise Guys, Wired, Caged Fear), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 15 "Macho Man" Randy Savage, American pro wrestler (WWF/SMW/ICW; WWE Hall of Fame), born in Sarasota, Florida (d. 2011)
  • 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, American singer and 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, French actress and director (Smile, Nothing But Lies, Elsa), born in Lyon, France (d. 1996)
  • Nov 30 Mandy Patinkin, American stage and screen actor (Yentl, The Princess Bride, Homeland), and singer (Sunday in the Park with George; Evita), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 2 Keith Szarabajka, American actor (The Equalizer), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Dec 3 Mel Smith, author, actor, and comedian (Morons From Outer Space), (d. 2013)
  • Dec 7 Georges Corraface, Greek-French actor and president of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, born in Paris, France
  • Dec 9 Michael Dorn, American actor (Worf-Star Trek Next Generation), born in Luling, Texas
  • Dec 10 Susan Dey, American actress (1st Love, Partridge Family, LA Law), born in Pekin, Illinois
  • Dec 11 Susan Seidelman, American film director (Desperately Seeking Susan), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 12 Cathy Rigby (McCoy), American gymnast (Olympics, 1968 & 1972), stage actress (Peter Pan), and sports commentator, born in Long Beach, California
  • Dec 12 Sarah Douglas, British actress (Conan; Superman II; Falcon Crest), born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
  • Dec 13 Sylvester Ritter (Junkyard Dog), American professional wrestler, born in Wadesboro, North Carolina (d. 1998)
  • Dec 14 Germain Houde, French Canadian actor, born in Petit-Saguenay, Quebec
  • Dec 14 John Lurie, American jazz saxophonist (Lounge Lizards), composer and actor (Down By Law; Stranger Than Paradise), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Dec 18 Rosie Vela, American model and singer-songwriter (Zazu, Fool's Paradise), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Dec 18 David Hentschel, British recording engineer, producer, and film score composer, born in Sussex, England
  • Dec 20 Jenny Agutter, English actress (Logan's Run, Equus, Amy), born in Taunton England
  • Dec 20 Sergio Vastano, Italian actor (Nightclub, Prete Bello), born in Rome, Italy
  • Dec 21 Dennis Boutsikaris, American actor (Batteries Not Included), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Dec 25 CCH Pounder, Guyanese American actress (ER. The Shield), born in Georgetown, French Guiana
  • Dec 27 Tovah Feldshuh, American actress (Idolmaker, Terror out of the Sky), born in NYC, New York

About 1952

How Old? 69 or 70 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit (Jan 1 - Jan 26), Dragon (Jan 27 - Dec 31)