Birthdays in Film & TV on February 23

  • 1873 Joseph Allen Sr. American actor, born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 1952)
  • 1884 Frank Cellier, British actor (Quiet Wedding, Big Blockade), born in Surbiton, Surrey, England (d. 1948)
  • 1887 Cyril Delevanti, British actor (Soylent Green, The Night of the Iguana), born in London, England (d. 1975)

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1889 Victor Fleming, American film director (The Wizard of Oz, Gone with the Wind), born in Pasadena, California (d. 1949)

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  • 1889 Musidora [Jeanne Roques], French actress and director (Les vampires, Judex), born in Paris, France (d. 1957)
  • 1892 Kathleen Harrison, British actress (Fast Lady, Big Money, West 11), born in Blackburn, Lancashire, England (d. 1995)
  • 1895 Richard Goolden, British actor (Two Days to Live, School for Husbands), born in London, England (d. 1981)
  • 1899 Norman Taurog, American film director (Skippy), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1981)
  • 1915 Jon Hall, American actor (Ramar of the Jungle), born in Fresno, California (d. 1979)
  • 1917 Kenneth Tobey, actor (Chuck-Whirlybirds) [or Mar 23]
  • 1929 Eduard W "Ed" Bauer, [Eddy Evers], Dutch actor (Bluejackets)
  • 1930 Gerry Davis, British screenwriter (Dr Who), (d. 1991)
  • 1930 Imre Gyongyossy, filmmaker
  • 1930 Johnny Seven, American actor (Ironside, Amy Prentiss), born in NYC, New York
  • 1932 Majel Barrett, actress (Christine Chapel-Star Trek), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • 1934 Linda Cristal, Argentinian actress (High Chapparal), born in Buenos Aires
  • 1938 Diane Varsi, San Mateo California, actress (Peyton Place)
  • 1938 Sylvia Chase, newscaster (ABC Weekend News, 20/20), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1940 Peter Fonda, American actor (Easy Rider, Lilith, Wild Angels, Trip), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943 Jada Rowland, American actress (Penny-Hamptons, Amy-Secret Storm), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947 Shakira Caine, Guyana, actress (Man Who be King)/Miss Guyana (1967)
  • 1951 Patricia Richardson, American actress (Double Trouble, Home Improvement), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1958 Lorraine Michaels, English playmate (April, 1981), born in Canterbury
  • 1962 Melinda Mays, playmate (Feb, 1983), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1964 Dana Katherine Scully, fictional character (The X-Files)
  • 1965 Kristin Davis, actress (Melrose Place)
  • 1966 Marc Price, actor/comedian (Skippy-Family Ties)
  • 1967 Tamsin Greig, English actress
  • 1968 Stephanie Seymour, SD California, actress/model (Sunny Side Up)
  • 1970 Niecy Nash, American actress
  • 1971 Jason Keller, actor (Jason-Out of the Blue), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • 1971 Shane Keller, actor (Shane-Out of the Blue), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • 1971 Jeong Chan, South Korean actor
  • 1971 Melinda Messenger, English television presenter, born in Swindon, Wiltshire
  • 1975 Michael Tricario, actor (Randy-Wonder Years)
  • 1975 Michael Cornacchia, American actor
  • 1975 Natalia Verbeke, Argentine actress
  • 1976 Kelly Macdonald, British actress
  • 1982 Adam Hann-Byrd, American actor
  • 1982 Karan Singh Grover, Indian Television Actor
  • 1983 Aziz Ansari, Indian American comedian and actor (Parks and Recreation, Master of None), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • 1983 Emily Blunt, British actress

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1994 Dakota Fanning, American actress (I Am Sam, Man of Fire), born in Conyers, Georgia