On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on February 19

  • 1717 David Garrick, English actor, producer and writer (Aboan-Oroonoko), born in Hereford, England (d. 1779)
  • 1893 Cedric Hardwicke, British stage actor (Rope; Suspicion; Peter Pan; Richard III), born in Lye, Worcestershire, England (d. 1964)
  • 1895 Louis Calhern, American actor (Julius Caesar, Blackboard Jungle), born in NYC, New York (d. 1956)
  • 1897 Alma Rubens, American actress (Humoresque), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1931)
  • 1902 Hugo Haas, Czechoslovakian actor and director (Bait, Pick Up, 2 Smart People), born in Brno, Czechoslovakia (d. 1968)
  • 1902 Nydia Westman, American actress (Going My Way, Young Mr Bobbins), born in NYC, New York (d. 1970)
  • 1911 Merle Oberon, British actress (That Uncertain Feeling, Wuthering Heights), born in Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India (d. 1979)
  • 1914 Jacques Dufilho, French comedian (d. 2005)
  • 1915 John Freeman, British politician (Labour)/ambassador/TV host
  • 1917 Richard "Dick" Emery, British comedian and actor (Yellow Submarine, Loot, Baby Love), born in London, England (d. 1983)
  • 1918 Fay McKenzie, American actress and singer (The Party, Sierra Sue), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2019)
  • 1920 George Rose, British actor and singer (Beacon Hill, Holocaust), born in Bicester, Oxfordshire, England (d. 1988)

Person of interestLee Marvin

1924 Lee Marvin, American actor (Paint Your Wagon, Cat Ballou), born in NYC, New York (d. 1987)

Actor Lee Marvin
Lee Marvin
  • 1929 Jacques Deray, French film director (d. 2003)
  • 1934 Carole Eastman, American screenwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1939 Gwen Taylor, British actress (Life of Brian, Sob Sisters, Screaming)

  • 1940 Carlin Glynn, American actress (Continental Divide)
  • 1945 Jon Whiteley, actor (Moonfleet)
  • 1945 Michael Nader, actor (Dynasty, All My Children)
  • 1945 Thomas Brasch, German writer and film director, born in Westow, England (d. 2001)
  • 1948 John Minton [Big John Studd], American pro wrestler (Royal Rumble 1989), born in Butler, Pennsylvania (d. 1995)
  • 1951 Stephen Nichols, actor (Witchboard, Days of our Lives), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1953 Bill Kirchenbauer, actor/comedian (Coach-Just the 10 of Us)
  • 1955 Jeff Daniels, GA, actor (Something Wild, Dumb & Dumber, Speed)
  • 1956 Kathleen Beller, American actress (Promises in the Dark, Dynasty, The Betsy), born in Westchester, New York
  • 1957 Ray Winstone, British actor (Scum), born in Homerton, London
  • 1963 Jessica Tuck, American actress (Megan-1 Life to Live), born in NYC, New York
  • 1964 Sonu Walia, Indian actress
  • 1966 Justine Bateman, America actress (Family Ties, Satisfaction), born in Rye, New York
  • 1966 Prince Markie Dee [Mark Anthony Morales], American rapper (Fat Boys - "Jail House Rap"), and actor (Disorderlies), born in (d. 2021) [1]
  • 1967 Benicio Del Toro, Puerto Rico, actor (Licence to Kill, Usual Suspects)
  • 1972 Francine, American professional wrestler
  • 1974 Danny Doring, American professional wrestler
  • 1979 Mariana Ochoa, Mexican singer and actress
  • 1981 Ronnie Arniell, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1981 (Mary) Beth Ditto [Patterson], American rock singer (The Gossip), and actress, born in Judsonia, Arkansas,
  • 1983 Assunta De Rossi, Filipino actress
  • 1983 Mika Nakashima, Japanese pop singer ("Glamorous Sky"; Yuki no Hama" ), and actress (Nana films) born in Hioki, Kagoshima, Japan
  • 1984 Chris Richardson, American Idol finalist
  • 1985 Haylie Duff, American actress (7th Heaven; Napoleon Dynamite), and singer-songwriter, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1985 Arielle Kebbel, American actress
  • 1986 Reon Kadena, Japanese model/actress
  • 1993 Victoria Justice, American Actress (The Suite Life Of Zack And Cody, Lola Martinez in Nickelodeon show Zoey 101)

Person of interestMillie Bobby Brown

2004 Millie Bobby Brown, English actress (Stranger Things) and UNICEF goodwill ambassador, born in Marbella, Spain