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Birthdays in Film & Television in 1962

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 206

  • Jan 4 Patrick Cassidy, American actor and composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 4 Laila Eloui, Egyptian actress
  • Jan 5 Suzy Amis, American actress (Blame it on Rio, Where the Heart is), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jan 5 Perry Fenwick, English actor, born in Canning Town, London
  • Jan 7 Hallie Todd, American actress (Check is in the Mail), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 11 Julie Moran, TV hostess (Entertainment Tonight, Independence Day)
  • Jan 11 Kim Coles, American actress (Synclaire-Living Single), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestJim Carrey

Jan 17 Jim Carrey, Canadian-American actor (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Dumb & Dumber, The Mask), born in Ontario Canada

Actor and Comedian Jim Carrey
Actor and Comedian
Jim Carrey
  • Jan 18 Alison Arngrim, American actress (Nellie-Little House of the Prairie), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 21 Marie Trintignant, French actress (d. 2003)
  • Jan 22 Robert Mailhouse, American actor (Brian-Days of our Life), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Jan 22 Choi Min-sik, South Korean actor, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jan 23 Vasia Panayopoulou, Greek actress, born in Mytilene, Greece
  • Jan 28 Keith Hamilton Cobb, Tarrytown NY, actor (Noah Keefer-All My Children)
  • Jan 29 Nicholas Turturro, actor (James Martinez-NYPD Blue), born in Queens, New York
  • Feb 2 Michael T Weiss, actor (Jarod-Pretender, Days of our Lives), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • Feb 4 Michael Riley, Canadian actor
  • Feb 5 Jennifer Jason Leigh [Morrow], American actress (Single White Female, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 7 Eddie Izzard, British actor and comedian
  • Feb 11 Scott Kolden, actor (Scott-Me & the Champ), born in Torrance, California
  • Feb 14 Michael Higgs, English actor, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Feb 14 Sakina Jaffrey, American actress, born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 15 Renee Props, American actress (Elly Snyder-As the World Turns), born in Oklahoma
  • Feb 16 Alexa Kenin, American actress (Mousie-Coed Fever), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 17 Lou Diamond Phillips, Philippines, actor (La Bamba, Stand & Deliver)
  • Feb 18 Julie Strain, actress (Witchcraft IV), born in Concord, California
  • Feb 20 Ria Coyne, American comedienne (Betsy-Batman Forever), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 21 Vanessa Feltz, British television presenter

Person of interestSteve Irwin

Feb 22 Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist & TV personality (The Crocodile Hunter), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 2006)

Naturalist and TV Star Steve Irwin
Naturalist and TV Star
Steve Irwin
  • Feb 24 Outi Mäenpää, Finnish actress
  • Feb 27 Adam Baldwin, American actor (Full Metal Jacket, My Bodyguard), born in Winnetka, Illinois
  • Feb 27 Grant Show, American actor (Jack Hanson-Melrose Place), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Feb 28 Rae Dawn Chong, actress (Quest for Fire), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Mar 4 David Sparrow, English actor
  • Mar 9 Brian Green, American actor (Sam Fowler-Another World), born in Columbus, Indiana
  • Mar 11 Jeffrey Nordling, American actor
  • Mar 11 Peter Berg, American film actor, director and producer
  • Mar 13 Terence Blanchard, American jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers) and film score composer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Mar 15 Igor Aleinikov, filmmaker
  • Mar 15 Jimmy Baio, actor (Billy Tate-Soap, Brass, Playing for Keeps), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 18 Thomas Ian Griffith, American actor

  • Mar 18 Mike Rowe, American television personality
  • Mar 18 Etsushi Toyokawa, Japanese actor
  • Mar 19 Jim Korderas, American professional wrestling referee
  • Mar 20 Stephen Sommers, American film director

Person of interestMatthew Broderick

Mar 21 Matthew Broderick, American actor (WarGames, Biloxi Blues), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestRosie O'Donnell

Mar 21 Rosie O'Donnell, comedienne, actress and TV host (League of Their Own, Flintstones, Rosie, born in Commack, New York

Comedienne Rosie O'Donnell
Comedienne
Rosie O'Donnell
  • Mar 24 Star Jones, attorney/TV hostess (NBC, Inside Edition)
  • Mar 25 Marcia Cross, American television actress (Melrose Place), born in Marlborough, Massachusetts
  • Mar 28 Terry Szopinski, American pro-wrestler (The Warlord), born in Pompano Beach, Florida
  • Mar 30 Bil Dwyer, American comedian and TV host, born in Evergreen Park, Illinois
  • Apr 1 Phillip Schofield, TV personality/designer (Nightfire)
  • Apr 2 Clark Gregg, American actor and director (Agent Phil Coulson), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Apr 3 Jennifer Rubin, American actress (A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Apr 5 Lana Clarkson, American actress (d. 2003)
  • Apr 7 Hugh Edward Ralph O'Connor, actor (In the Heat of the Night)
  • Apr 10 Steve Tasker, American NFL wide receiver, broadcaster (Buffalo Bills, 7-time Pro Bowl), born in Smith Center, Kansas
  • Apr 12 Takada Nobuhiko, Japanese wrestler, born in Isogo-ku, Yokohama
  • Apr 15 Tom Kane, American voice actor, born in Overland Park, Kansas
  • Apr 23 John Hannah, Scottish actor (Four Weddings and a Funeral), born in East Kilbride, Scotland
  • Apr 26 Michael Damian, American actor (Young & Restless) and singer (Rock on), born in San Diego, California
  • Apr 26 Debra Wilson, American actress and comedian (Mad TV), born in South Ozone Park, Queens, New York
  • Apr 27 James LeGros, American actor (Point Break, Enemy of the State), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • May 1 Paula Weishoff, American volleyballer (Silver medal 1984, Bronze 1992 Olympics), born in Hollywood, California
  • May 2 Elizabeth Berridge, American actress (Amadeus, Funhouse), born in Westchester, New York
  • May 2 Stephen Daldry, English film director, born in Dorset, England
  • May 2 Big Boss Man [Ray Washington Traylor Jr.], American professional wrestler, born in Marietta, Georgia (d. 2004)
  • May 9 John Corbett, actor/singer (Northern Exposure, Sex and the City), born in Wheeling, West Virginia
  • May 12 Emilio Estevez, American actor (Breakfast Club, Young Guns, Mighty Ducks), born in NYC, New York
  • May 13 Eduardo Palomo, Mexican actor (d. 2003)
  • May 13 Sean McDonough, American sports newscaster
  • May 13 Paul McDermott, Australian comedian

Person of interestCraig Ferguson

May 17 Craig Ferguson, Scottish actor, writer and comedian, born in Glasgow, Scotland

Actor & Comedian Craig Ferguson
Actor & Comedian
Craig Ferguson
  • May 20 Sylvie Rauch, Munich German FR, nude model/actress
  • May 22 Brian Pillman, American professional wrestler, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1997)
  • May 23 Karen Duffy, [Duff], American MTV VJ/actress (Meet Wally Sparks), born in NYC, New York
  • May 23 Imran Anwar, Pakistani Internet pioneer and American TV personality
  • May 26 Bob[cat] Goldthwait, comedian (Police Academy), born in Syracuse, New York
  • May 26 Genie [Eugenie] Francis, actress (General Hospital, Bare Essence), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • May 27 Mariangela D'Abbraccio, TV actress (Passioni), born in Naples, Italy
  • May 27 Meg Parsont, personality (David Letterman Show)
  • May 28 Brandon Cruz, actor (Eddie-Courtship of Eddie's Father)
  • May 29 John D. LeMay, American actor
  • May 30 Tonya Pinkins, actress (Livia Frye-All My Children), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 31 Sebastian Koch, German actor
  • Jun 5 Jeff Garlin, American comedian
  • Jun 6 Hirokazu Kore-eda, Japanese filmmaker (Shoplifters), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jun 10 Gina Gershon, American actress
  • Jun 12 Michael Link, American actor (Earl-Julia), born in Provo, Utah
  • Jun 12 John Enos III, American actor (Days of Our Lives), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jun 13 Ally Sheedy [Alexandria], American actress (Wargames, Breakfast Club), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 13 Hannah Storm, American sports journalist (CNN, NBC), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Jun 13 Mark Frankel, British actor (Leon the Pig Farmer), born in Pontrhydyfen, Wales (d. 1996)
  • Jun 16 Arnold Vosloo, South African actor
  • Jun 18 Mitsuharu Misawa, Japanese professional wrestler

Person of interestPaula Abdul

Jun 19 Paula Abdul, American singer-songwriter, choreographer (Straight Up) and TV personality (American Idol), born in San Fernando, California

Singer & Judge of American Idol Paula Abdul
Singer & Judge of American Idol
Paula Abdul
  • Jun 21 Marc Copage, actor (Corey Baker-Julia), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 22 Stephen Chow, Hong Kong film director and actor (Kung Fu Hustle, The Mermaid), born in Hong Kong
  • Jun 23 Paul LaGreca, actor (Big Trouble), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jun 23 Kevin Yagher, TV/film special effects technician
  • Jun 25 Phill Jupitus, English comedian and broadcaster, born in Newport, Isle of Wight, England
  • Jun 27 Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Chinese actor (In the Mood for Love), born in Hong Kong
  • Jun 29 Amanda Donohoe, English actress (CJ Lamb-LA Law), born in London, England
  • Jul 1 Andre Braugher, American actor (Homicide: Life on the Street, Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 2 Brandel Chamblee, American golfer, broadcaster (Golf Channel, 1 PGA Tour title), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 3 Thomas Gibson, American actor (Dr Daniel Nyland-Chicago Hope), born in Charleston, South Carolina

Person of interestTom Cruise

Jul 3 Tom Cruise, American actor (Risky Business, Jerry MaGuire, Rainman), born in Syracuse, New York

Actor Tom Cruise
Actor
Tom Cruise
  • Jul 3 Hunter Tylo [Deborah Jo Hunter], American actress (The Bold and the Beautiful), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Jul 4 Neil Morrissey, English actor (Men Behaving Badly), born in Stafford, England
  • Jul 8 Rob Burnett, North Caldwell NJ, head writer (David Letterman)
  • Jul 11 Pauline McLynn, Irish actress

  • Jul 12 Grecia Colmenares, Venezuela, actress (Esmeralda, Los Crinimales)
  • Jul 13 Tom Kenny, American voice actor
  • Jul 17 Bill Sage, American actor, born in New York
  • Jul 18 Jensen Buchanan, American actress (Vicky/Marley-Another World), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Jul 18 Lee Arenberg, American actor (Pintel - Pirates of the Caribbean), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Jul 18 Shaun Micallef, Australian comedian
  • Jul 19 Anthony Edwards, American actor (It Takes Two, Dr Greene-ER), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Jul 20 Carlos Alazraqui, American actor and comedian
  • Jul 21 Ike Eisenmann, actor (Scott-Fantastic Journey), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jul 23 Eriq La Salle, American actor (Dr Peter Benton-ER), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jul 29 Scott Steiner, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 31 Troy Murray, Canadian NHL center, broadcaster (Chicago Black Hawks), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Jul 31 Wesley Snipes, American actor (Passenger 57, Money Train, Blade trilogy), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Aug 2 Cynthia Stevenson, American actress (Bob, Hope & Gloria), born in Oakland, California
  • Aug 6 Michelle Yeoh, Chinese-Malaysian actress ( Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Tomorrow Never Dies), born in Ipoh, Malaysia
  • Aug 8 Suzee Pai, actress (Big Trouble in Little China), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Aug 10 Suzanne Collins, American author (The Hunger Games Trilogy), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Aug 13 John Slattery, American actor (Mad Men, The Adjustment Bureau), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 16 Steve Carell, American actor and comedian (The Office), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • Aug 17 Buddy Landel, American professional wrestler
  • Aug 19 Eric Lutes, Charlestown RI, actor (Del-Caroline in the City)
  • Aug 19 Valerie Kaprisky, actress (Breathless, Public Woman), born in Paris, France
  • Aug 20 James Marsters, American actor (Spike-Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Greenville, California
  • Aug 21 Jeff Stryker, American adult film actor, born in Carmi, Illinois
  • Aug 24 David Koechner, American actor, born in Tipton, Missouri
  • Aug 25 David Packer, American actor (Almost Heroes), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Aug 27 Vic Mignogna, American voice actor
  • Aug 28 David Fincher, American film director and producer (The Social Network, Gone Girl), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Aug 31 Dee Bradley Baker, American voice actor
  • Sep 2 Prachya Pinkaew, Thai film director
  • Sep 2 Eugenio Derbez, Mexican comedian and actor
  • Sep 3 Costas Mandylor, Australian-born actor
  • Sep 5 Peter Wingfield, Welsh rocker and actor (Methos-Highlander), born in Cardiff
  • Sep 6 Elizabeth Vargas, American TV journalist (20/20), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Sep 8 Thomas Kretschmann, German actor
  • Sep 11 Kristy McNichol, American actress (Buddy-Family, Barbara-Empty Nest), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 12 Amy Yasbeck, American actress (Casey Davenport-Wings, Mask), born in Blue Ash, Ohio
  • Sep 15 Dina Lohan, American actress and reality television star, mother of Lindsay Lohan
  • Sep 17 Dustin Nguyen, Saigon Vietnam, actor (Harry-21 Jump Street)
  • Sep 17 Baz Luhrmann, Australian film director

  • Sep 19 Tonja Walker, American actress (Alex-One Life to Live), born in Huntington, West Virginia
  • Sep 19 Cheri Oteri, American actress and comedian, born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 21 Rob Morrow, actor (Dr Fleishman-Northern Exposure), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Sep 22 Rob Stone, actor (Kevin-Mr Belvedere), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 24 Jack Dee, British comedian ( I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue), born in Bromley, England
  • Sep 24 Nia Vardalos, Canadian American actress (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Sep 26 Melissa Sue Anderson, Cal, actress (Little House on the Prairie)
  • Sep 28 Thomas Mork, Danish actor (Krystalbarnet, Bryggeren)
  • Sep 29 Roger Bart, American actor
  • Oct 2 Esai Morales, American actor (Bad Boys, La Bamba), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 2 Aziz M. Osman, Malaysian actor and director
  • Oct 5 Caron Keating, British television personality (d. 2004)
  • Oct 11 Joan Cusack, American actress (Working Girl, SNL, Addams Family Values), born in Evanston Illinois
  • Oct 11 Leslie Landon, American actress (Etta Plum-Little House on Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 11 Nicola Bryant, English actress (Doctor Who-Peri Brown), born in Guildford, Surrey, England
  • Oct 12 Carlos Bernard, American actor (24), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Oct 13 Kelly Preston, American actress (Mischief, Twins, A Tigers Tale), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Oct 16 Durga McBroom, American singer, songwriter, and actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 18 Vincent Spano, actor (Alphabet City, Maria's Lovers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 23 Beatie Edney, actress (Diary of a Mad Old Man), born in London, England
  • Oct 25 Nick Hancock, British television presenter
  • Oct 25 Darlene Vogel, American actress ( Pacific Blue), born in Modesto, California
  • Oct 26 Cary Elwes, English actor (Glory, Princess Bride), born in London, England
  • Oct 28 Daphne Zuniga, actress (Jo Reynolds-Melrose Place, Spaceballs), born in San Francisco, California
  • Nov 1 Sharron Davies, British Olympic swimmer and tv presenter (BBC), born in Plymouth, Devon
  • Nov 2 Donna Spangler, wrestler (Coal Miner's Daughter-GLOW), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 4 Jeff Probst, American television host
  • Nov 6 Aznil Nawawi, Malaysian host, actor and singer, born in Kampung Datuk Keramat, Kuala Lumpur
  • Nov 9 Teryl Rothery, Canadian actress (Stargate SG-1), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Person of interestDemi Moore

Nov 11 Demi Moore [Guynes], American actress (Ghost, Striptease, GI Jane), born in Roswell, New Mexico

Actress Demi Moore
Actress
Demi Moore
  • Nov 12 Mariella Frostrup, Norwegian born journalist and television presenter
  • Nov 14 Laura San Giacoma, American actress (Pretty Woman, Saving Grace), born in Danville, New Jersey
  • Nov 14 Harland Williams, Canadian American actor, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 17 Eric Olson, actor (Apple's Way), born in Santa Monica, California

Person of interestJodie Foster

Nov 19 Jodie Foster, American actress (The Accused, The Silence of the Lambs), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Jodie Foster
Actress
Jodie Foster
  • Nov 28 Paul Dinello, American comedian and actor

Person of interestJon Stewart

Nov 28 Jon Stewart [Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz], American Comedian (The Daily Show), born in NYC, New York

Comedian and TV Host Jon Stewart
Comedian and TV Host
Jon Stewart
  • Nov 28 Davey Boy Smith, English professional wrestler (d. 2002)
  • Nov 29 Andrew McCarthy, American actor (St Elmo's Fire, Class), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 1 Stan Albers, Pleasant Beach NJ, actor (Curtis-Loving)
  • Dec 6 Janine Turner, actress (Maggie in Northern Exposure), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Dec 9 Felicity Huffman, American actress (Desperate Housewives), born in Bedford, New York
  • Dec 11 Ben Browder, American actor (Farscape), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Dec 12 Holly Gagnier, American actress (One Life to Live), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 13 Karen Witter, American actress (Tina on One Life to Live) and Playboy playmate (Mar, 1982), born in Long Beach, California
  • Dec 16 Jon Tenney, actor (Brooklyn South)
  • Dec 16 Maruschka Detmers, Schoonebeek Holland, actress (Devil in the Flesh)
  • Dec 16 Melanie Smith, actress (Emily-As the World Turns), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 17 Giulla Boschi, Italian actress (Act of Contrition, Bonus Malus)

About 1962

How Old? 56 or 57 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Ox (Jan 1 - Feb 4), Tiger (Feb 5 - Dec 31)