Birthdays in Film & TV on February 10

  • 1886 Olin Howland, American actor (Gone With The Wind; Them!; Circus Boy), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1959)
  • 1890 Cor Ruys, Dutch actor (Princess Stage, The Cross-Patch), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1952)
  • 1892 Alan Hale Sr., American actor (Little John-The Adventures of Robin Hood), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1950)

Jimmy Durante

1893 Jimmy Durante, American vaudeville, radio, and screen actor, comedian (The Durante-Moore Show; Frosty The Snowman), piano player and singer ("Inka Dinka Doo"; "Make Someone Happy") known as "the schnozzola" born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1980)

  • 1894 Roy D'Arcy [Roy Giusti], American actor (Warning Shadows, Revolt of Zombies), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1969)
  • 1898 Judith Anderson [Frances Margaret Anderson], Australian actress (Laura, Rebecca, Tycoon), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 1992)
  • 1898 Robert Keith [Rolland Keith Richey], American actor (Guys and Dolls, The Wild One, Battle Circus, Branded, Wild One), born in Fowler, Indiana (d. 1966)
  • 1901 Stella Adler, American actress (My Girl Tisa), born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1903 Matvey Isaakovich Blanter, Russian-Soviet composer of popular songs and film music ("Katyusha"), born in Pochep, Russian Empire (d. 1990)
  • 1904 John Farrow, Australian director and actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1963)
  • 1905 John Dierkes, American actor (Shane, Daughter of Dr Jekyll, Hanging Tree), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1975)
  • 1906 Erik Rhodes [Ernest Sharpe], American actor (Top Hat, Night at the Ritz), born in El Reno, Indian Territory (d. 1990)
  • 1906 Lon Chaney Jr, American actor (Larry Talbot-The Wolf Man, Lennie Small-Of Mice and Men), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 1973)
  • 1910 Douglas Spencer, American actor (The Thing from Another World, This Island Earth, River of No Return), born in Princeton, Illinois (d. 1960)
  • 1910 Joyce Grenfell, British actress (Pickwick Papers, Americanization of Emily), born in London, England (d. 1979)
  • 1913 Douglas Slocombe, British cinematographer (Kind Hearts and Coronets, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in London (d. 2016)
  • 1913 Philippa Bevans, British actress (Notorious Landlady, World of Henry Orient), born in London, England (d. 1968)
  • 1922 Neva Patterson, American actress (The Seven Year Itch, Taxi, Nichols), born near Nevada, Iowa (d. 2010)
  • 1929 Jerry Goldsmith, American pianist, television and film composer ("The Twilight Zone"; "Planet Of The Apes"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2004)

Robert Wagner

1930 Robert Wagner, American actor (It Takes a Thief, Switch, Hart to Hart), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • 1931 Gerhard Rosenfeld, German opera and film score composer, born in Königsberg (d. 2003)
  • 1933 Don Wilson, American rock guitarist (The Ventures - "Hawaii 5-0 Theme"; "Walk, Don't Run"), born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 2022)
  • 1939 Peter Purves, English television presenter and actor (Doctor Who, Blue Peter), born in Preston, Lancashire
  • 1941 Michael Apted, English director and producer (7 Up, The World is Not Enough), born in Aylesbury, England (d. 2021) [1]
  • 1949 Harold Sylvester, American actor
  • 1951 Bob [Robert] Iger, American entertainment executive (CEO of The Walt Disney Company), born in NYC, New York
  • 1955 Chris Adams, British pro wrestler and judoka (d. 2001)
  • 1955 Jim Cramer, American television personality
  • 1956 Kenny Leon, American stage director, producer and actor (A Raisin in the Sun - Tony Award for Best Direction), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • 1959 Tonga Fifita [Tonga 'Uli'uli Fifita], Tongan wrestler (WCW/WAR/WWF, Ming, Haku, Islanders), born in Nukuʻalofa, Tonga
  • 1960 Robert Addie, British actor, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 2003)
  • 1961 Alexander Payne, American film director (Sideways), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1963 Philip Glenister, British Actor (Outkast, Life on Mars, Ashes to Ashes), born in Harrow, Middlesex, England
  • 1964 Francesca Neri, Italian actress (Ages of Lulu), born in Trento, Italy
  • 1964 Glenn Beck, American radio and television host, born in Everett, Washington
  • 1965 Mario Jean, Quebec comedian and television actor, born in Chicoutmi, Canada
  • 1965 Marjolein Macrander, Dutch actress (Drowned), born in Zutphen, Netherlands
  • 1967 Armand Serrano, Filipino animator, born in Manila, Philippines

Laura Dern

1967 Laura Dern, American actress (Jurassic Park, Mask, Smooth Talk), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1968 Atika Suri, Indonesian television newscaster, born in Riau, Indonesia
  • 1969 Laurie Dhue, American television personality, born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • 1971 Louie Spicolli [Louis Mucciolo Jr.], American wrestler, born in San Pedro, California (d. 1998)

Elizabeth Banks

1974 Elizabeth Banks, American actress (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Man on a Ledge), born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

  • 1976 Keeley Hawes, British actress, born in Marylebone, United Kingdom
  • 1981 Holly Willoughby, British TV presenter, born in Brighton, United Kingdom
  • 1981 Stephanie Beatriz [Bischoff], Argentinian-American actress (Brooklyn Nine-Nine; Encanto), born in Neuquén, Argentina
  • 1981 Uzo Aduba, Nigerian-American actress (Orange Is the New Black, Mrs. America), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1984 Kim Hyo-jin, South Korean actress, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1986 Yui Ichikawa, Japanese actress and model, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1991 Emma Roberts, American actress, born in Rhinebeck, New York
  • 1994 Makenzie Vega, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1997 Chloe Grace Moretz, American actress (Kick-Ass), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 2000 Yara Shahidi, American actress (Black-ish), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota