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Birthdays in Film & Television in 1970

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 237

  • Jan 1 Gabriel Jarret, American actor
  • Jan 3 Mahaya Petrosian, Iranian actress
  • Jan 3 Christian Duguay, American comic actor
  • Jan 3 Matt Ross, American actor
  • Jan 4 Chris Kanyon, American professional wrestler, born in Sunnyside, New York City (d. 2010)
  • Jan 5 Rick Campanelli, Canadian TV presenter, born in Hamilton, Canada
  • Jan 6 Gabrielle Reece, American volleyball player & actress (Extremists), born in La Jolla, California
  • Jan 6 Julie Chen, American television presenter, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 7 Doug E. Doug [Douglas Bourne], American actor and comedian (Cosby, Operation Dumbo Drop, Jungle Fever), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 10 Marcus Bagwell, American professional wrestler, born in Marietta, Georgia
  • Jan 13 Keith Coogan, American actor (Jeffrey in The Waltons, Gun Shy), born in Palm Springs, California
  • Jan 13 Shonda Rhimes, American screenwriter/creator (Grey's Anatomy, Scandal), born in Chicago Illinois
  • Jan 14 Gene Snitsky, American professional wrestler, born in Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 17 Genndy Tartakovsky, Russian-born animator
  • Jan 19 Ghetty Chasun, American actress (Red Lips), born in Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 19 Udo Suzuki, Japanese comedian, born in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan

  • Jan 20 Skeet Ulrich, American actor (Scream), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Jan 20 Mitch Benn, English comedian & musician, born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Jan 21 Ken Leung, American actor
  • Jan 22 Brian Gaskill, American actor (David Michaels-Models Inc, Bob-All My Children), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jan 24 Matthew Lillard, actor (Scream)
  • Jan 27 Jon Douglas Rainey, American TV personality
  • Jan 29 Heather Graham, actress (Drugstore Cowboy, Diggstown), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jan 31 Minnie Driver, British actress & singer-songwriter (Good Will Hunting, The Riches), born in London, England
  • Feb 2 C. Ernst Harth, Canadian actor
  • Feb 3 Warwick Davis, British actor
  • Feb 4 Gabrielle Anwar, Laleham England, actress (Body Snatchers)

Person of interestSimon Pegg

Feb 14 Simon Pegg [Buckingham], English comedian & actor (Shaun of the Dead, Mission: Impossible), born in Brockworth, England

Actor and Comedian Simon Pegg
Actor and Comedian
Simon Pegg
  • Feb 15 Craig Gass, American impressionist and comedian
  • Feb 17 Dominic Purcell, English-born actor
  • Feb 18 Susan Egan, American actress
  • Feb 23 Niecy Nash [Carol Denise Ensley], American actress and comedian, born in Compton, California
  • Feb 24 Jonathan Ward, actor (Doug-Charles in Charge, Beans Baxter), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Feb 26 Katie O'Neill, American actress (Together We Stand), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 26 Meeno Peluce, Dutch actor (Bad News Bears), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Mar 2 Alexander Armstrong, British comedian, TV presenter and baritone singer (Armstrong and Miller, Pointless), born in Rothbury, Northumberland
  • Mar 5 Lisa Robin Kelly, American actress, (d. 2013)
  • Mar 6 Amy Pietz, actress (Annie-Caroline In the City), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Person of interestRachel Weisz

Mar 7 Rachel Weisz, English actress (The Mummy, The Constant Gardener), born in London, England

Actress Rachel Weisz
Actress
Rachel Weisz
  • Mar 13 Tim Story, American film director and producer (The Story Company), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 14 Meredith Salenger, actress (Dream a Little Dream, The Kiss)

  • Mar 18 Michael Rapaport, actor (Zak-Zebrahead)

Person of interestQueen Latifah

Mar 18 Queen Latifah [Dana Owen], American rapper and actress Living Single, Chicago), born in Newark, New Jersey

Singer, Rapper, & Actress Queen Latifah
Singer, Rapper, & Actress
Queen Latifah
  • Mar 24 Lara Flynn Boyle, Davenport Iowa, actress (Donna Hayward-Twin Peaks)
  • Mar 26 Evan Richards, actor (Frankie-Mama Malone), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 26 Martin McDonagh, Anglo-Irish playwright, screenwriter and film director (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), born in London, England
  • Mar 27 Corey Page, Australian actor (Richard Wilkins-Loving/City), born in Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
  • Mar 27 Elizabeth Mitchell, American actress (Lost), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestVince Vaughn

Mar 28 Vince Vaughn, American actor (Swingers, Wedding Crashers), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Mar 30 Mark Consuelos, Zaragosa Spain, actor (Mateo Santos-All My Children)
  • Apr 1 Sung Hi Lee, Korean-born model
  • Apr 2 Tammi Reiss, American actress and former WNBA guard (Utah Starzz), born in New York
  • Apr 4 Barry Pepper, Canadian actor (The Kennedys), born in Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
  • Apr 5 Thea Gill, Canadian actress
  • Apr 9 Mike Barz [Michael Barszcz], American meteorologist and TV anchor (WFOX-TV, WJAX-TV), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 9 Josh Todd [Joshua Todd Gruber], American musician, singer and actor (Buckcherry), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 10 Q-Tip [Kamaal Fareed, born Jonathan Davis], American rapper, actor, record producer and DJ, born in Harlem, New York
  • Apr 11 Johnny Messner, American actor (Tears of the Sun), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Apr 13 Monty Brown, American professional wrestler and NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills), born in Saginaw, Michigan
  • Apr 13 Rick Schroder, American actor (Ricky-Silver Spoons, Champ, Earthling), born in Staten Island, New York
  • Apr 15 Flex Alexander, American actor
  • Apr 16 Fran Robinson, American actress (Lauren-Charlie & Company), born in California
  • Apr 20 Shemar Moore, actor (Malcolm-Young & Restless), born in Oakland, California
  • Apr 21 Glen Hansard, Irish songwriter and actor
  • Apr 21 Rob Riggle, American comedian
  • Apr 21 Nicole Sullivan, American actress
  • Apr 22 Regine Velasquez, Filipino singer and actress
  • Apr 23 Scott Bairstow, Canadian actor (Lonesome Series: The Dove), born in Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada
  • Apr 23 Sadao Abe, Japanese actor (Team Medical Dragon), born in Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Person of interestMelania Trump

Apr 26 Melania Trump [née Knauss], Slovenian-American model, wife of President Donald Trump and current First Lady of the United States, born in Novo Mesto, Yugoslavia

US First Lady and Model Melania Trump
US First Lady and Model
Melania Trump

Person of interestUma Thurman

Apr 29 Uma Thurman, American actress (Baron Munchausen, Pulp Fiction), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Actress Uma Thurman
Actress
Uma Thurman
  • Apr 30 Debbie D, actress (Attack of Vampire Mermaid), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 4 Will Arnett, Canadian-American actor, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 5 Kyan Douglas, American TV personality (Queer Eye), born in Miami, Florida
  • May 6 Kavan Smith, Canadian actor
  • May 10 Dallas Roberts, American actor
  • May 10 Sally Phillips, English comedian and actress (Smack the Pony, Miranda), born in Hong Kong
  • May 11 Nicky Katt, American actor
  • May 11 Glenn Hugill, British television presenter and producer
  • May 12 Samantha Mathis, American actress
  • May 14 Natasha Ryan, actress (Amy-Ladies' Man), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 15 Nicola Walker, English actress (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Last Tango in Halifax), born in London

Person of interestTina Fey

May 18 Tina Fey, American actress and comedian (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock), born in Upper Darby Township, Pennsylvania

Actress & Writer Tina Fey
Actress & Writer
Tina Fey

Person of interestLouis Theroux

May 20 Louis Theroux, English television broadcaster (Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends, When Louis Met....), born in Singapore

Broadcaster Louis Theroux
Broadcaster
Louis Theroux

Person of interestNaomi Campbell

May 22 Naomi Campbell, English model and actress (Cool as Ice, Unzipped), born in London, England

Supermodel & Actress Naomi Campbell
Supermodel & Actress
Naomi Campbell
  • May 23 Nanette Burstein, American director and producer
  • May 25 Lindsay Greenbush, American twin actress (Carrie-Little House on Prairie), born in Hollywood, California
  • May 25 Michael Benyaer, Canadian-American actor (Deadpool) and writer (Pilot One), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • May 25 Robert Croft, Welsh cricket spin bowler, broadcaster (England 21 Tests, 49 wickets; Sky Sports), born in Morriston, Swansea
  • May 25 Sidney Greenbush, American twin actress (Carrie-Little House on Prairie), born in Hollywood, California
  • May 25 Satsuki Yukino, Japanese voice actor, born in Kyoto, Japan

Person of interestJoseph Fiennes

May 27 Joseph Fiennes, English actor (Enemy at the Gates, Shakespeare in Love), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire

  • May 28 Ian Cashmore, English actor and paranormal investigator
  • May 28 Glenn Quinn, Irish actor (d. 2002)
  • Jun 1 Rene Liu "Milk Tea", Taiwanese singer-songwriter and actress , born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Jun 1 Karen Mulder, Dutch supermodel, born in Vlaardingen, Netherlands
  • Jun 1 R. Madhavan, Indian actor (Run, 3 Idiots), born in Jamshedpur, India
  • Jun 2 Karen Mok, Hong Kong actress and singer (Around the World in 80 Days), born in Hong Kong
  • Jun 5 Izabella Scorupco, Bialystok Poland, actress (Golden Eye)
  • Jun 12 Gordon Michael Woolvett, Canadian actor (Andromeda), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Jun 14 Todd Manning, fictional character portrayed by Roger Howarth and Trevor St. John from US daytime drama "One Life to Live", is born
  • Jun 15 Leah Remini, American actress
  • Jun 16 Clifton Collins Jr., American actor
  • Jun 17 Will Forte, American writer, actor and comedian (The Last Man on Earth), born in Alameda County, California
  • Jun 17 Michael Showalter, American comedian (Stella), born in Princeton, New Jersey
  • Jun 18 Greg Yaitanes, American television and film director
  • Jun 20 Michelle Reis, Hong Kong actress (Fallen Angels), born in Hong Kong
  • Jun 25 Lucy Benjamin, British actress (EastEnders), born in Reading, Berkshire, England

Person of interestChris O'Donnell

Jun 26 Chris O'Donnell, American actor (School Ties, Robin-Batman Forever), born in Winnetka, Illinois

  • Jun 26 Paul Thomas Anderson, American filmmaker (Boogie Nights, Magnolia), born in Studio City, California
  • Jun 26 Matt Letscher, American actor (The Mask of Zorro-Captain Harrison Love), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan

  • Jun 26 Nick Offerman, American actor (Parks and Recreation), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • Jun 26 Sean Hayes, American actor (Will & Grace), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 28 Steve Burton, American actor (Chris-Out of this World), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Jun 28 Mike White, American filmmaker and actor, born in Pasadena, California
  • Jun 30 Brian Bloom, American actor (As the World Turns), born in Merrick, New York
  • Jul 2 Scotty 2 Hotty, American wrestler
  • Jul 3 Shawnee Smith, American actress

Person of interestAudra McDonald

Jul 3 Audra McDonald, American actress (Private Practice) and singer (6x Tony award winner), born in West Berlin

Actress and Singer Audra McDonald
Actress and Singer
Audra McDonald
  • Jul 7 Robia LaMorte, American actress and dancer, born in Queens, New York
  • Jul 10 Helen Sjöholm, Swedish singer and actress
  • Jul 10 John Simm, British actor
  • Jul 11 Justin Chambers, American actor
  • Jul 12 Jaason Simmons, actor (Baywatch)
  • Jul 12 Brian Lee Byung-Hun, South Korean actor
  • Jul 14 Missy Gold, American actress (Katie-Benson), born in Great Falls, Montana
  • Jul 16 Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thai film director, born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Jul 21 Shawn Stasiak, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 23 Charisma Carpenter, American actress (Angel), born in Las Vegas,Nevada
  • Jul 24 Stephanie Adams, American Playboy playmate (Nov, 1992) who killed herself and her child, born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 2018)
  • Jul 27 Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Danish actor (Game of Thrones), born in Rudkøbing, Denmark

Person of interestChristopher Nolan

Jul 30 Christopher Nolan, English film director (Inception, Interstellar), born in London, England

  • Aug 4 John August, American screenwriter
  • Aug 5 James Gunn, American filmmaker (Guardians of the Galaxy), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Aug 6 M. Night Shyamalan, Indian-American film director
  • Aug 8 Pascal Duquenne, Belgian actor
  • Aug 9 Thomas Lennon, American actor and producer (Night at the Museum, Memento), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 12 Charles Mesure, British actor
  • Aug 13 Matt Hyson, American professional wrestler, born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Aug 15 Anthony Anderson, American comedian and actor
  • Aug 15 Maddie Corman, American actress
  • Aug 16 Manisha Koirala, Indian actress
  • Aug 16 Saif Ali Khan, Indian actor
  • Aug 17 Rupert Degas, English actor and voice artist
  • Aug 18 Malcolm Jamal Warner, American actor (Theodore-Cosby Show), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Aug 18 Greg Dean Schmitz, American online film journalist, born in Falmouth, Massachusetts
  • Aug 22 Giada De Laurentiis, Italian-American chef and television host, born in Rome, Italy

Person of interestRiver Phoenix

Aug 23 River Phoenix, American actor (Little Nikta, Stand By Me), born in Madras, Oregon (d. 1993)

  • Aug 23 Jay Mohr, American actor and comedian, born in Verona, New Jersey
  • Aug 25 Claudia Schiffer, German supermodel and fashion designer (Elle, Rolling Stone), born in Rheinbach, Germany
  • Aug 26 Melissa McCarthy, comedian and actress (Mike and Molly, Spy), born in Plainfield, Illinois

  • Aug 31 Zack Ward, Canadian actor
  • Sep 1 Hwang Jung-min, South Korean actor
  • Sep 1 Padma Lakshmi, Indian actress
  • Sep 4 Ione Skye, British-born American actress (Say Anything), born in Hampstead, London
  • Sep 4 Dave Buchwald, American hacker and filmmaker, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Sep 7 Tom Everett Scott, American actor (Dead Man on Campus), born in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • Sep 9 Natalia Streignard, Venezuelan actress, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Sep 11 Chris Garver, American tattoo artist and TV personality (Miami Ink), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 11 Taraji P. Henson, American actress and singer, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 13 Louise Lombard, British actress (The House of Eliott), born in Redbridge, London, England
  • Sep 13 Yuki Matsuoka, Japanese voice actress, born in Hirano-ku, Osaka, Japan
  • Sep 14 Satoshi Kojima, Japanese professional wrestler (NJPW), born in Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep 14 Robert Ben Garant, American screenwriter and actor (Reno 991!), born in Cookeville, Tennessee
  • Sep 18 Aisha Tyler, American actress and talk show host (The Talk), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 19 Victor Williams, American actor (The King of Queens), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 21 John Cudia, American actor
  • Sep 22 Rupert Penry-Jones, English actor
  • Sep 26 Rachel Jacobs, actress (It's Not Easy), born in Ririe, Idaho
  • Sep 26 Sheri Moon Zombie, American actress
  • Sep 29 Emily Lloyd, actress (Wish You Were Here, In Country), born in London, England
  • Sep 29 Natasha Gregson Wagner, American actress (Dark Horse, SFW), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 29 Yoshihiro Tajiri, Japanese professional wrestler
  • Oct 1 Gam Wu-seong, South Korean actor
  • Oct 2 Kelly Ripa, actress (Hayley Vaughan-All My Children), born in Statford, New Jersey
  • Oct 2 Maribel Verdú, Spanish actress
  • Oct 5 Josie Bissett, American actress (Jane Mancini-Melrose Place), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Oct 6 Amy Jo Johnson, American actress and singer

Person of interestMatt Damon

Oct 8 Matt Damon, American actor (Good Will Hunting, Ocean's trilogy, Bourne trilogy), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Actor Matt Damon
Actor
Matt Damon
  • Oct 8 Tetsuya Nomura, Japanese video-game designer, born in Kōchi Prefecture, Japan
  • Oct 8 Soon-Yi Previn, Korean-American actress (Hannah and Her Sisters), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Oct 9 Park Sang-min, South Korean actor (General's Son), born in Changwon, South Korea
  • Oct 9 Savannah [Shannon Michelle Wilsey], American pornographic film actress, born in Laguna Beach, California (d. 1993)
  • Oct 11 Constance Zimmer, American actress (Unreal), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Oct 12 Kirk Cameron, American actor (Mike-Growing Pains), born in Panorama City, Los Angeles
  • Oct 13 Mel Jackson, African-American actor (Soul Food) and R&B musician, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 14 Daniela Pestova, [Chameleon], model (1995 SI/L'Oreal), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Oct 14 Jon Seda, Puerto Rican actor
  • Oct 16 Kazuyuki Fujita, Japanese professional wrestler and mixed martial arts fighter
  • Oct 17 Shauna O'Brien, Pasco Wash, actress (Showgirls)
  • Oct 19 Chris Kattan, American comedian and actor
  • Oct 20 Chavo Guerrero, Jr., American professional wrestler
  • Oct 25 Adam Goldberg, American actor
  • Oct 25 Adam Pascal, American actor
  • Oct 26 Dian Bachar, American actor, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Oct 26 Raveena Tandon, Indian actress, born in Mumbai, India
  • Oct 30 Nia Long, American actress (Guiding Light, Made in America, Soul Food), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 30 Ben Bailey, American host of the TV game show Cash Cab, born in Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • Oct 31 Nicholas "Nicky" Wu, Taiwanese singer, actor and martial arts expert (Xiao Hu Dui/Little Tiger Team), born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Oct 31 Craig Kelly, English actor (Queer as Folk, Coronation Street), born in Lytham St Annes, England

About 1970

How Old? 48 or 49 years old
Generation: Generation X

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster (Jan 1 - Feb 5), Dog (Feb 6 - Dec 31)