On This Day

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)
  • 1893 Jimmy Durante, American long-nosed comedian (and goodnight Mrs Calabash), born in NYC, New York
  • 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)
  • 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 Philippa Bevans, British actress (Notorious Landlady, World of Henry Orient), born in London, England (d. 1968)
  • 1913 Douglas Slocombe, British cinematographer (Kind Hearts and Coronets, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in London (d. 2016)

  • 1922 Neva Patterson, American actress (The Seven Year Itch, Taxi, Nichols), born near Nevada, Iowa (d. 2010)
  • 1930 Robert Wagner, American actor (It Takes a Thief, Switch, Hart to Hart), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1933 Don Wilson, American guitarist (The Ventures, Hawaii 5-0 Theme), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1939 Peter Purves, English television presenter and actor (Doctor Who, Blue Peter), born in Preston, Lancashire
  • 1941 Michael Apted, director/researcher (Granada TV)
  • 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
  • 1959 Tonga Fifita [Tonga 'Uli'uli Fifita], Tongan wrestler (WCW/WAR/WWF, Ming, Haku, Islanders), born in Nuku Ľalofa, 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 Marjolein Macrander, Dutch actress (Drowned), born in Zutphen, Netherlands
  • 1965 Mario Jean, Quebec comedian and television actor, born in Chicoutmi, Canada

Person of interestLaura Dern

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

Actress Laura Dern
Actress
Laura Dern
  • 1967 Armand Serrano, Filipino animator, born in Manila, Philippines
  • 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)

Person of interestElizabeth Banks

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

Actress and Director Elizabeth Banks
Actress and Director
Elizabeth Banks
  • 1976 Keeley Hawes, British actress, born in Marylebone, United Kingdom
  • 1981 Holly Willoughby, British TV presenter, born in Brighton, United Kingdom
  • 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