Birthdays in Film & Television in January 1959

  • Jan 4 Denise Matthews "Vanity", singer (Prince protege) and actress (52 Pick Up), born in Niagara Falls, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • Jan 10 Fran Walsh, New Zealand screenwriter
  • Jan 14 Susan Smith, Beloit WISC, playmate (Sept, 1981)
  • Jan 17 Susanna Hoffs, actress/rocker (Bangles-Walk Like an Egyptian)
  • Jan 17 Momoe Yamaguchi, Japanese singer and actress
  • Jan 22 Linda Blair, American actress (Exorcist, Chained Heat, Savage St), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 23 Tyrone Power Jr, American actor (Shag), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 24 James Roderick Moir (alias Vic Reeves), English comedian
  • Jan 27 Patti Cohoon, actress (Molly-Here Come the Brides), born in Whittier, California
  • Jan 28 Frank Darabont, American filmmaker
  • Jan 31 Kelly Lynch, American actress (Drugstore Cowboy), born in Golden Walley Minnesota
  • Jan 31 Anthony LaPaglia, Australian actor (Criminal Justice, Without a Trace), born in Adelaide