On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in January 1958

  • Jan 1 Ren Woods, actress (Fanta-Roots), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jan 3 Shim Hyung-rae, South Korean filmmaker
  • Jan 4 Matt Frewer, actor (Max Headroom, Doctor Doctor), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 4 Julian Sands, English actor (A Room with a View, Arachnophobia), born in Otley, Yorkshire, England
  • Jan 4 Andy Borowitz, American comedian and satirist
  • Jan 4 Gary Jones, Welsh-born actor
  • Jan 6 Themos Anastasiadis, Greek journalist, television presenter and newspaper editor
  • Jan 6 Scott Bryce, American actor (As the World Turns), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 8 Rey Misterio Sr., Mexican wrestler, born in Tijuana, Mexico
  • Jan 20 Lorenzo Lamas, American actor (Lance-Falcon Crest, California Fever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 21 Miguel Alejandro, American actor (Popi), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 24 Jools Holland, British musician & TV presenter, born in Blackheath, London
  • Jan 25 Dinah Manoff, American actress (Elaine-Soap, Carol Weston-Empty Nest), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestEllen DeGeneres

Jan 26 Ellen DeGeneres, American comedian (Ellen Morgan-Ellen), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Comedian and TV Star Ellen DeGeneres
Comedian and TV Star
Ellen DeGeneres
  • Jan 29 Judy Norton-Taylor, American actress (Mary Ellen - The Waltons), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jan 30 Brett Butler, American comedian (Grace-Grace Under Fire), born in Montgomery, Alabama

About January 1958

How Old? 62 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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