Birthdays in Film & Television in 1957

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 202

  • Jan 1 Ewa Kasprzyk, Polish actress
  • Jan 2 Joanna Pacula, Tomszowaubelski Poland, actress (Gorky Park, Kiss)
  • Jan 3 Frank Dicopoulos, actor (Frank Cooper-Guiding Light), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Jan 7 Kristen Meadows, actress (Santa Barbara)
  • Jan 7 Reena Roy, Indian actress
  • Jan 12 John Lasseter, American animation director (Pixar), born in Hollywood, California
  • Jan 14 Suzanne Danielle, English actress
  • Jan 15 Mario Van Peebles, Mexican actor (Posse, South Bronx Heroes)
  • Jan 16 Ricardo Darin, Argentine director and actor (The Secret in Their Eyes), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jan 17 Steve Harvey, American actor, comedian and radio personality
  • Jan 22 Rene Requiestas, Filipino comedian (d. 1993)
  • Jan 24 Adrian Edmondson, British comedian
  • Jan 25 Jenifer Lewis, actress (Girl 6, Meteor Man, Sister Act)
  • Jan 25 Martha Elizabeth Thomsen, Moses Lake Wash, playmate (May, 1980)
  • Jan 27 Frank Miller, American comicbook writer (Batman-The Dark Knight Returns)
  • Jan 28 Harley Jane Kozak, actress (Arachnophobia, Necessary Roughness)
  • Jan 28 Frank Skinner English comedian

Person of interestPayne Stewart

Jan 30 Payne Stewart, American golfer (US Open 1991, 99; PGA 1989), born in Springfield, Missouri (d. 1999)

  • Feb 2 Sandra Joyce Cagle, American model and playmate (Feb 1980), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Feb 3 Michele Greene, actress (Abby Perkins-LA Law), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Feb 6 Kathy Najimy, actress (Sister Act, Veronica's Closet)
  • Feb 6 Robert Townsend, comedian and actor (Hollywood Shuffle, Ratboy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 14 Alan Hunter, one of the original MTV VJs
  • Feb 16 LeVar Burton, Landstuhl Germany, (Roots, Star Trek Next Generation)
  • Feb 18 Vanna White, [Rosich], N Myrtle Beach SC, TV host (Wheel of Fortune)
  • Feb 19 Ray Winstone, British actor
  • Feb 27 Timothy Spall, English actor (Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Life is Sweet), born in London, England
  • Feb 28 John Turturro, actor (Brain Donor, Color of Money, Jungle Fever), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 6 Edward "Eddie" Deezen, American actor (Grease, I Wanna Hold Your Hand), born in Cumberland, Maryland
  • Mar 8 Cynthia Rothrock, actress (Lady Dragon, Honor & Glory), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Mar 9 Faith Daniels, American television news anchor (CBS-TV), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 10 Shannon Lee Tweed, St Johns NF, playmate (Nov 1981)/actress (Meatballs 3)
  • Mar 10 Matt Knudsen, American actor
  • Mar 12 Jerry Levine, actor (Born on 4th of July), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Mar 15 Park Overall, American actress (Empty Nest, Mississippi Burning), born in Nashville, Tennessee

Person of interestSpike Lee

Mar 20 Spike Lee [Shelton Jackson Lee], American film director (Mo Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Director Spike Lee
Director
Spike Lee
  • Mar 20 Theresa Russell, [Paup], actress (Black Widow, Razor's Edge), born in San Diego, California
  • Mar 20 Vanessa Bell Calloway, American actress
  • Mar 21 Sabrina Le Beauf, actress (Sondra-Crosby Show), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Mar 22 Stephanie Mills, singer/actress (Wiz)
  • Mar 23 Amanda Plummer, American actress (Hotel New Hampshire, Dollmaker), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 23 Teresa Ganzel, actress (Teachers Only, Duck Factory), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Mar 25 Jim Uhls, American screenwriter
  • Mar 26 Leeza Gibbons, SC, TV host (Entertainment Tonight, Leeza)
  • Mar 29 Christopher Lambert, French-American actor (Highlander, Subway, Greystoke, Why Me), born in Great Neck, New York
  • Mar 30 Paul Reiser, American actor (My 2 Dads, Diner, Aliens, Mad About You), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 31 Marc McClure, San Mateo California, actor (Ross-California Fever)
  • Mar 31 Mary Cadorette, East actress (Vicky-3's a Crowd), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Apr 4 Ali El Haggar, Egyptian singer and actor, born in Imbabah, Giza
  • Apr 4 Aki Kaurismäki, Finnish film director (The Other Side of Hope), born in Orimattila, Finland
  • Apr 7 Kim Kap-su, South Korean actor

  • Apr 9 Brian Alexander, British broadcaster
  • Apr 11 John Castellanos, American actor (John Silva-Young & Restless), born in San Diego, California
  • Apr 13 Gary Kroeger, Cedar Falls Iowa, comedian (SNL, Return of Shaggy Dog)
  • Apr 13 Saundra Santiago, actress (Gina-Miami Vice), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Apr 14 Lothaire Bluteau, Canadian actor
  • Apr 14 Richard Jeni, American comedian (d. 2007)
  • Apr 17 Byron Cherry, actor (Coy-Dukes of Hazzard), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Apr 19 Ge You, Chinese Actor (best actor Cannes 1994 "To Live"), born in Beijing, China
  • Apr 20 Geraint Wyn Davies, Welsh-Canadian actor (Nick Knight-Forever Knight, Bury Me in Niagara, High Hopes), born in Swansea, Wales
  • Apr 21 Edward Leslie, American professional wrestler
  • Apr 22 Alan Campbell, Homestead Fla, actor (E Z-3's a Crowd)
  • Apr 23 Jan Hooks, Decatur Georgia, comedienne actress (SNL, Designing Women)
  • Apr 27 Michel Barrette, Canadian actor and stand-up comedian, born in Chicoutimi, Quebec

Person of interestDaniel Day-Lewis

Apr 29 Daniel Day-Lewis, English actor (Last of the Mohicans, Gangs of New York), born in London

  • May 5 Richard E Grant, Swaziland, actor (Posse, Bram Stoker's Dracula)
  • May 5 Lisa Eilbacher, Saudi-American actress (Beverly Hills Cop), born in Dharan, Saudi Arabia
  • May 5 Peter Howitt, British actor and film director
  • May 7 Shauna McDonald Brown, British TV producer, born in Walton-on-Thames, England (d. 1994)
  • May 7 Hercules [Raymond Fernandez], American professional wrestler, born in Tampa, Florida (d. 2004)
  • May 8 Jeff Wincott, actor (Night Heat), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 13 Eloise Broady, playmate (Apr, 1988), born in Houston, Texas
  • May 13 Alan Ball, American screenwriter, director, and producer
  • May 14 Leon White, American professional wrestler
  • May 15 Kevin Von Erich, American professional wrestler
  • May 21 Judge Reinhold, actor (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • May 21 Renée Soutendijk, Dutch actress
  • May 22 Gary Sweet, Australian actor
  • May 23 Mark Arnold, American actor
  • May 25 Hillary Bailey Smith, actress (Nora-One Life to Live), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • May 26 Margaret Colin, actress (Independence Day, Three Men & a Baby)
  • Jun 1 Dorota Kędzierzawska, Polish film director
  • Jun 12 Jim Morris, impressionist/comedian (Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush)
  • Jun 12 Timothy Busfield, American actor (30 Something, West Wing), born in East Lansing, Michigan
  • Jun 15 Clio Goldsmith, actress (Gift, Heat of Desire), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 15 Seppo Pääkkönen, Finnish actor
  • Jun 16 Ian Buchanan, Scotland, actor (General Hospital, Gary Shandling Show)
  • Jun 17 Jon Gries, American actor
  • Jun 17 Jack Wouterse, Dutch actor
  • Jun 18 Andrea Evans, actress (Young & Restless, Tina-One Life to Live)
  • Jun 20 Koko B. Ware, American professional wrestler, born in Union City, Tennessee

Person of interestFrances McDormand

Jun 23 Frances McDormand, American actress (Fargo), born in NYC, New York

  • Jun 23 Lee John, [John L Mcgregor], English singer/actor (Body Talk)
  • Jun 29 Maria Conchita Alonso, Cuba, actress (Moscow on the Hudson)
  • Jul 2 Brett "the Hitman" Hart, Canadian WWF champion, born in Alberta
  • Jul 7 Jonathan Dayton, American film director
  • Jul 9 Kelly McGillis, American actress (Top Gun, Accused, Witness), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Jul 9 Paul Merton, British writer, actor and comedian (Room 101), born in Parsons Green, London
  • Jul 11 Vince Williams, actor (Hamp-Guiding Light)
  • Jul 12 Buddy Foster, actor (Hondo, Mayberry RFD)
  • Jul 13 Cameron Crowe, American director, screenwriter, journalist (Rolling Stone), author, and actor (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire, Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in Palm Springs, California
  • Jul 20 Donna Dixon, American actress, former beauty queen, and wife of actor Dan Aykroyd (Couch Trip, Bossom Buddies), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Jul 21 Jon Lovitz, Tarzana California, actor (SNL, League of their Own, Critic)
  • Jul 23 Theo van Gogh, Dutch film director (Submission), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • Jul 24 Dorothy Mays, playmate (Jul, 1979), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jul 25 Roger Clinton Jr., American actor and singer, President Clinton's half-brother, born in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • Jul 26 Nana Visitor, American actress (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 26 Yuen Biao, Hong Kong actor and martial artist, born in Castle Peak Road, Hong Kong
  • Jul 26 Hart Hanson, American television writer and producer, born in Burlingame, California
  • Jul 27 Gezina E "Liesbeth" van Apeldoorn, Dutch actress (Composer)
  • Jul 27 Matt Osborne, American professional wrestler, born in Charlotte, North Carolina (d. 2013)
  • Jul 30 Mark Tymchyshyn, American actor (Gavin-As The World Turns), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jul 31 Dirk Blocker, American actor (Ryan's Four, Brooklyn Nine Nine), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 31 Victoria E Cooke, playmate (Aug, 1980), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 1 Laura Johnson, American actress (Falcon Crest), born in Burbank, California
  • Aug 1 Brad Stephen "Taylor" Negron, American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money), born in Glendale, California (d. 2015)
  • Aug 2 Mojo Nixon, American musician and actor
  • Aug 3 Mani Shankar, Indian filmmaker, born in Guntur, India
  • Aug 5 Clayton Rohner, American actor
  • Aug 6 Faith Prince, Broadway actress (Guys & Dolls, Carousel), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Aug 8 Dieuwertje Blok, Dutch TV hostess
  • Aug 8 Nancy Glass, TV broadcaster (American Journal)
  • Aug 9 Melanie Griffith, actress (Working Girl, Milk Money, Now & Then)
  • Aug 14 Jackee [Harry], actress (Sandra-227), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Aug 14 Gino Hernandez, American wrestler (d. 1986)
  • Aug 15 Zeljko Ivanek, Lujubljana Yugoslavia, actor (Mass Appeal)
  • Aug 16 Laura Innes, American actress and director (ER, The Event), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • Aug 18 Carole Bouquest, actress (On Her Majesty's Secret Service), born in Paris, France
  • Aug 18 Denis Leary, American actor and comedian (Rescue Me), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Aug 19 Darby Hinton, actor (Israel in Daniel Boone), born in Santa Monica, California

Person of interestStephen Fry

Aug 24 Stephen Fry, English comedian, writer and actor (Blackadder, QI), born in London

Actor, Comedian and Writer Stephen Fry
Actor, Comedian and Writer
Stephen Fry
  • Aug 28 Daniel Stern, actor (City Slickers, Wonder Years), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • Aug 28 Rick Rossovich, actor (Top Gun, Roxanne, ER), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Aug 29 Jerry D. Bailey, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey/broadcaster (Kentucky Derby 1993, 1996), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Sep 4 Khandi Alexander, American actress
  • Sep 4 Patricia Tallman, American actress
  • Sep 6 Paul Lewis Harrhy, actor/opera singer (Intelligence Park)
  • Sep 6 Tim Whitnall, English actor and narrator
  • Sep 8 Heather Thomas, actress (Jody-Fall Guy, Coed Fever), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Sep 10 Brian Fitzpatrick, actor (Rick Alden in Loving), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 10 Kate Burton, actress (Ice Storm, August), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Sep 12 Hawk, [Michael Hegstrand], wrestler (ECW/WCW/WWF/AWA, Legion of Doom)
  • Sep 12 Rachel Ward, Cornwell Manor England, actress (Thorn Birds)
  • Sep 17 William De Acutis, American actor (9½ Weeks, Other People's Money), born in Fairfield, Connecticut (d. 1991)
  • Sep 20 Arn Anderson, [Marty Lunde], wrestler (ECW/SMW/WCW/NWA/WWF)
  • Sep 21 Ethan Coen, filmmaker (Fargo, No Country for Old Men), born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota
  • Sep 22 Lynn Herring, Enid Oklahoma, actress (Lucy Coe-General Hospital)
  • Sep 23 Sylvie Garant, Montmagny Quebec, playmate (Nov, 1979)
  • Sep 23 Rosalind Chao, American actress
  • Sep 25 Rupert Haselden, journalist/Screenwriter
  • Sep 25 Ian Reddington, English actor
  • Sep 28 Marc Duret, actor (Dobermann, Hatred, Big Blue)
  • Sep 29 Andrew "Dice" Clay, [Silverstien], comedian (Adv of Ford Fairlane)
  • Sep 30 Fran Drescher, actress (Cadillac Man, Nanny), born in Queens, New York
  • Sep 30 William Christian, actor (Derek Frye-All My Children), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 1 Stelios Mainas, Greek actor
  • Oct 2 Kimberly Herrin, playmate (March, 1981), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Oct 4 Christina Smith, playmate (Mar, 1978), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 4 Bill Fagerbakke, American actor
  • Oct 4 Kyra Schon, American actress
  • Oct 5 Bernie Mac, American comedian (d. 2008)
  • Oct 8 James De Paiva, Hayward California, actor (Max Holden-One Life to Live)
  • Oct 11 Dawn French, Welsh comedian and TV actress (Supergrass, French & Saunders, The Vicar of Dibley)
  • Oct 11 Paul Bown, English actor
  • Oct 17 Vincent Van Patten, Belrose NY, actor (Apple's Way, 3 for the Road)
  • Oct 17 Lawrence Bender, American film producer (Reservoir Dogs, Death Proof, Django Unchained, An Inconvenient Truth), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • Oct 18 Jon Lindstrom, Medford Ore, actor (Kevin Collins-General Hospital)
  • Oct 20 Susanna Haavisto, Finnish actress and singer
  • Oct 23 Louann Fernald playmate (Jun, 1979), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Oct 24 John Kassir, American actor and comedian
  • Oct 27 Jeff East, American actor (Huckleberry Finn, Superman), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Oct 29 Dan Castellaneta, American voice actor, Best known as the voice of Homer Simpson
  • Oct 31 Brian Stokes Mitchell, American singer and actor, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Nov 3 Dolph Lundgren, actor (Rocky IV, The Expendables 2), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Nov 5 Jon-Erik Hexum, Tenafly NJ, actor (Voyager, Cover-up)
  • Nov 6 Siobhán McCarthy, Irish singer and actress (Roisin Connor-Bad Girls), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Nov 6 Lori Singer, American actress (Fame, V, Footloose), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Nov 7 Christopher Knight, American actor (Peter-Brady Bunch), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 15 Ray McKinnon, American film actor/director
  • Nov 16 Jacques Gamblin, French actor
  • Nov 17 Debbie Thrower, BBC News Reader
  • Nov 24 Denise Crosby, actress (Tasha-Star Trek: Next Gen), born in Hollywood, California
  • Nov 29 Charles Grant, American actor (Evan Frame-Another World, Bold & Beautiful), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Nov 30 Colin Mochrie, Scottish-born Canadian comedian
  • Dec 10 Michael Clarke Duncan, American actor, (d. 2012)
  • Dec 13 Steve Buscemi, actor (Fargo)
  • Dec 15 Yuuichi Nagashima, Japanese voice actor
  • Dec 17 Masako Natsume [Odate], Japanese actress and model (Tripitaka in "Monkey"), born in Roppongi, Tokyo d. 1985)
  • Dec 19 Liz Glazowski, playmate (April, 1980), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 19 Cyril Collard, French film director (d. 1993)
  • Dec 19 John Gulager, American film director and actor (He Was a Quiet Man), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 20 Joyce Hyser, American actress
  • Dec 21 Joshua Mostel, American actor (Delta House, At Ease), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 21 Lisa Gerritsen, American actress (Bess-The Mary Tyler Moore Show), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestRay Romano

Dec 21 Ray Romano, American actor (Everybody Loves Raymond, Ice Age), born in Queens, New York

Actor Ray Romano
Actor
Ray Romano
  • Dec 23 Trisha Goddard, English television presenter
  • Dec 25 Jillie Mack, Mrs Tom Selleck/actress (Magnum PI)
  • Dec 26 Dermot Murnaghan, British broadcaster
  • Dec 29 Brad Grey, American film and TV producer, Chairman of Paramount Pictures, born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2017)
  • Dec 29 Paul Rudnick, American screenwriter/playwright