Birthdays in Film & Television in January 1979

  • Jan 2 Suranne Jones, British actress
  • Jan 7 Bipasha Basu, Indian model
  • Jan 7 Mariangel Ruiz, Venezuelan actress and model
  • Jan 8 Sarah Polley, actress (Sweet Hereafter)
  • Jan 11 Darren Lynn Bousman, US film director, born in Overland Park, Kansas
  • Jan 13 Jill Wagner, American Actor
  • Jan 14 Karen Elson, British supermodel
  • Jan 14 Angela Lindvall, American supermodel
  • Jan 15 Ken Chu, Taiwanese singer-actor and taichi champ
  • Jan 16 Aaliyah [Haughton], American singer and actress, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2001)
  • Jan 24 Tatyana M Ali, actress (Sesame St, Fresh Prince of Bel Air), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 25 Christine Lakin, US actress (Step by Step), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jan 26 Sara Rue, American actress
  • Jan 27 Rosamund Pike, British actress (Gone Girl), born in London
  • Jan 29 Andrew Keegan, actor (Step by Step, Party of Five)
  • Jan 29 April Scott, American actress and model