Birthdays in Film & TV on February 21

  • 1880 Frank Orth, American actor (Boston Blackie, Brothers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1962)
  • 1885 Sacha Guitry, French actor and playwright (Deburan, The Story of a Cheat), born in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1957)
  • 1889 Felix Aylmer, British actor (Anastasia, Hamlet, Iron Duke, Macbeth, St Joan), born in Corsham, Wiltshire, England (d. 1979)
  • 1893 Vsevolod Pudovkin, Soviet film director/theorist (Mother, Deserter)
  • 1897 Celia Lovsky, Austrian-American actress (Soylent Green, T'Pau-Star Trek), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1979)
  • 1900 Madeleine Renaud, French actress and theater director (Plaisir), born in Paris, Ile-de-France (d. 1994)
  • 1900 Sydney Arnold, British comic actor (The Meaning of Life, Top Secret!, Miss Jones & Son), born in Westminster, London, England (d. 1993)
  • 1912 Arline Judge, actress (Girls in Chains, Mad Wednesday, Age of Consent)
  • 1915 Ann Sheridan, Denton Texas, actress (Dodge City, Another World)
  • 1923 Lucille Bremer, Amsterdam, New York, American actress/dancer (Meet Me in St. Louis, Ziegfeld Follies)
  • 1925 Al Fann, actor (Alvin-He's the Mayor), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1925 Sam Peckinpah, film director (Wild Bunch, Straw Dogs), born in Fresno, California
  • 1927 Erma Bombeck, humorist (The Grass is Always Greener over the Septic Tank), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • 1929 James Beck, English actor (d. 1973)
  • 1934 Rue McClanahan, Healdton Oklahoma, actress (Maude, Golden Girls)
  • 1935 Mark McManus, Scottish actor (Taggart, Nightstick, 2000 Weeks, 12th Night), born in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
  • 1937 Gary Lockwood, Van Nuys Cal, actor (2001, Survival Zone, Lieutenant)
  • 1939 Richard Beymer, Avoca IA, actor (West Side Story, Diary of Anne Frank)
  • 1940 Peter McEnery, England, actor (Game is Over, Moonspinners)
  • 1942 Margarethe Von Trotta, actress/director (Marianne), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1944 Kitty Winn, actress (Beacon Hill), born in Washington, D.C.

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1946 Alan Rickman, English actor (Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Die Hard, Harry Potter), born in Hammersmith, London (d. 2016)

  • 1946 Tyne Daly, actress (Cagney & Lacey, Angel Unchained), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1946 Anthony Daniels, British actor (Star Wars - C-3PO)
  • 1948 Larry Ragland, comedian (Keep on Truckin'), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1953 Christine Ebersole, Park Forest Ill, actress (SNL, Valerie, Tootsie)
  • 1953 William L Petersen, actor (Return to Lonesome Dove)
  • 1955 Kelsey Grammer, American actor (Fraiser Crane in Cheers, Fraiser), born in Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands
  • 1956 Woody Brown, actor (Cliff-Facts of Life), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1958 Jack Coleman, Easton Pa, actor (Steven Carrington-Dynasty)
  • 1961 Christopher Atkins, actor (Peter-Dallas, Blue Lagoon), born in Rye, New York
  • 1961 Martha Hackett, American actress
  • 1961 Bertha Faye, American wrestler (d. 2001)
  • 1962 Vanessa Feltz, British television presenter
  • 1964 Alana Soares, playmate (Mar, 1983), born in Redondo Beach, Californa
  • 1964 Huw Higginson, British actor
  • 1966 Bronwen Booth, actress (Andy-One Life to Live, Eternal Evil), born in London, England
  • 1969 Corey Harris, American blues and reggae guitarist (The Blues miniseries, From Mississippi to Mali), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1971 Jose Solano, actor (Baywatch)
  • 1973 Bowie Tsang, Taiwanese singer and TV host
  • 1975 Troy Slaten, actor (Jerry-Parker Lewis Can't Lose)
  • 1977 Kevin Rose, American television host and Internet entrepreneur
  • 1978 Park Eun-hye, South Korean actress
  • 1978 Kim Ha Neul, South Korean actress
  • 1978 Nicole Parker, American actress

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1979 Jennifer Love Hewitt, American actress (Sarah Reeves-Party of Five), born in Waco, Texas

  • 1979 Carly "Carlito" Col√≥n, Puerto Rican professional wrestler
  • 1979 Jordan Haworth Peele, American actor, comedian and director (Fargo, Get Out), born in NYC, New York
  • 1980 Justin Roiland, American actor, writer and director (Rick and Morty), born in Stockton, California
  • 1984 Karina, Japanese model and actress

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1987 Ellen Page, Canadian actress (Juno), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia

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  • 1987 Burgess Abernethy, Australian Actor
  • 1987 Ashley Greene, American model and actress
  • 1989 Corbin Bleu, American actor and singer
  • 1989 Kristin Herrera, American actress
  • 1989 Scout Taylor-Compton, American actress
  • 1996 Sophie Turner, English actress (Game of Thrones), born in Northampton