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)

Person of interestVictor Fleming

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

Director Victor Fleming
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Victor Fleming
  • 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)
  • 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, American nude model (Playboy Playmate-Feb, 1983), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1964 Dana Katherine Scully, American fictional character (The X-Files), born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • 1965 Kristin Davis, American actress (Melrose Place), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • 1966 Marc Price, American actor and comedian (Skippy-Family Ties), born in New Jersey, United States
  • 1967 Tamsin Greig, English actress, born in Maidstone, United Kingdom
  • 1968 Stephanie Seymour, American actress/model (Sunny Side Up), born in San Diego, California
  • 1970 Niecy Nash [Carol Denise Ensley], American actress and comedian, born in Compton, California
  • 1971 Jason Keller, American actor (Jason-Out of the Blue), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • 1971 Shane Keller, American actor (Shane-Out of the Blue), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • 1971 Jeong Chan, South Korean actor, born in Boryeong, South Korea
  • 1971 Melinda Messenger, English television presenter, born in Swindon, Wiltshire
  • 1975 Michael Tricario, actor (Randy-Wonder Years)
  • 1975 Michael Cornacchia, American actor, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1975 Natalia Verbeke, Argentine actress, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1976 Kelly Macdonald, Scottish actress, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • 1982 Adam Hann-Byrd, American actor and screenwriter, born in NYC, New York
  • 1982 Karan Singh Grover, Indian actor, born in New Delhi, India
  • 1983 Aziz Ansari, Indian-American comedian and actor (Parks and Recreation, Master of None), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • 1983 Emily Blunt, English-American actress, born in London, United Kingdom

Person of interestDakota Fanning

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