On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in January 1966

  • Jan 1 Rawley Valberde, Oceanside California, actor (Amado-Santa Barbara)
  • Jan 6 Fernando Carrillo, Venezuelan actor, born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • Jan 8 Maria Pitillo, American actress (Ryan's Hope, Natural Born Killers), born in Elmira, New York
  • Jan 8 Loretta Lee [Lee Lai Chan], Chinese actress (Happy Ghost), born in British Hong Kong
  • Jan 9 Candi Milo, American voice actress, born in Palm Springs, California
  • Jan 11 Marc Acito, American novelist and humorist
  • Jan 12 Olivier Martinez, French actor (The Horseman on the Roof), born in Paris, France

Person of interestPatrick Dempsey

Jan 13 Patrick Dempsey, American actor (Grey's Anatomy), born in Lewiston, Maine

  • Jan 13 Simon Shelton Barnes, British actor (Teletubbies-Tinky Winky), born in Bethnal Green, London (d. 2018)
  • Jan 14 Daniel J. Schneider, American actor (Dennis-Head of the Class), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jan 20 Rainn Wilson, American actor (The Office, Juno), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Jan 22 Carlton Haselrig, American football guard (Pro Bowl 1992; Pittsburgh Steelers) and wrestler (6 x NCAA titles; Pitt-Johnstown), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • Jan 24 Jimeoin, Northern Irish comedian, born in Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
  • Jan 27 Tamlyn Tomita, Okinawa, actress (Karate Kid 2, Ming Li-Santa Barbara)
  • Jan 30 Daphne Ashbrook, American actress (Liz-Our Family Honor), born in Long Beach, California

About January 1966

How Old? 55 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Snake (Jan 1 - Jan 20), Horse (Jan 21 - Jan 31)
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)