Birthdays in Film & TV on February 15

John BarrymoreJohn Barrymore (1882-1942)

American actor (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • 1896 Arthur Shields, Irish actor (River, Enchanted Island), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1970)
  • 1898 Totò [Antonio Clemente], Italian actor (Motorizzate, Noi Duri) commonly referred to as the most popular Italian comedian of all time, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1967)
  • 1899 Gale Sondergaard, American actress (The Letter, Road to Rio), born in Litchfield, Minnesota (d. 1985)
  • 1899 Lillian Disney, wife of animator Walt Disney, born in Spalding, Idaho (d. 1997)

Cesar RomeroCesar Romero (1907-1994)

American actor (Batman, Ocean's 11), born in NYC, New York

  • 1908 Sidney Gilliat, English screenwriter (Night Train to Munich) and director, born in Stockport, Cheshire, England (d. 1994)
  • 1914 Kevin McCarthy, American actor (Invasion of Body Snatchers, Death of a Salesman), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2010)
  • 1916 Mary Jane Croft, American actress (Our Miss Brooks: The Lucy Show), born in Muncie, Indiana (d. 1999)
  • 1918 Allan Arbus, American commercial photographer, and actor (M*A*S*H - "Dr. Sidney Freeman"; Greaser's Palace; Curb Your Enthusiasm), born in New York City (d. 2013)
  • 1923 Keene Curtis, American character actor (The Rothschilds, Cheers, Amanda's), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2002)
  • 1927 Harvey Korman, American actor (The Carol Burnett Show; Blazing Saddles; High Anxiety), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)
  • 1928 Norman Bridwell, American author and cartoonist (Clifford the Big Red Dog), born in Kokomo, Indiana (d. 2014)
  • 1929 Gerald Harper, British broadcaster and actor (Tunes of Glory, Extra Day), born in London
  • 1930 Nico Minardos, Greek-American actor (The Twilight Zone; Twelve Hours to Kill), born in Pangrati, Athens (d. 2011)
  • 1931 Geoff Edwards, American television game show host, (d. 2014)
  • 1931 [Patricia] Claire Bloom, British actress (Charly, Look Back in Anger), born in London, England
  • 1934 Graham Kennedy, Australian actor "the King of Australian television", born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2005)
  • 1941 Florinda Bolkan [Bulcão], Brazilian model and actress (Damned, Last Valley, Word), born in Uruburetama, Brazil
  • 1947 Marisa Berenson, American actress (Barry Lyndon; Death in Vienna; SOB), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947 Russell "Rusty "Hamer, American actor (Make Room for Daddy - "Rusty"), born in Tenafly, New Jersey (d. 1990)
  • 1949 Jess Walton, Mich, actress (Jill Foster Abbott-Young & Restless)
  • 1950 Donna Hanover Giuliani, TV news anchor (WPIX)/wife of Mayor Giuliani
  • 1951 Jane Seymour [Joyce Frankenberg], British actress (Live and Let Die, Somewhere in Time, Dr Quinn), born in London, England
  • 1953 Tony Adams, Irish film producer (d. 2005)

Matt GroeningMatt Groening (68 years old)

1954 American cartoonist and writer (Life in Hell, The Simpsons, Futurama), born in Portland, Oregon

  • 1955 Christopher McDonald, American actor
  • 1959 Hugo Savinovich, Ecuadorian sports commentator and wrestler, born in Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • 1962 Renee Props, American actress (Elly Snyder-As the World Turns), born in Oklahoma
  • 1964 Chris Farley, American actor (SNL, Wayne's World, Coneheads), born in Madison, Wisconsin (d. 1997)
  • 1967 Michael Easton, American actor (General Hospital, Ally McBeal), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1968 Kurt Robin McKinney, American actor (Ned-General Hospital), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1970 Craig Gass, American impressionist and comedian
  • 1971 Renee O'Connor, American actress (Xena Warrior Princess), born in Katy, Texas
  • 1973 Alex Borstein, American actress and animator (The Marvelous Mrs Maisel), born in Highland Park, Illinois
  • 1974 Jodie McMullen, Miss Universe-Australia/Miss Congeniality (1996)
  • 1975 Brendon Small, American comedian and animator, born in Springfield, Illinois
  • 1979 Kaj-Erik Eriksen, Canadian actor (Quarantine), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1981 Jenna Morasca, American actress, model, and reality TV contestant, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1983 Ashley Cafagna Tesoro, American actress (Saved By The Bell:The New Class; The Bold and the Beautiful), and country and Christian singer, born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1984 Meera Jasmine, Indian actress (Paadam Onnu: Oru Vilapam), born in Thiruvalla, Kerala, India