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)
  • 1889 Musidora [Jeanne Roques], French actress and director (Les vampires, Judex), born in Paris, France (d. 1957)

Victor FlemingVictor Fleming (1889-1949)

American film director (The Wizard of Oz; Gone With The Wind), born in Pasadena, California

  • 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)
  • 1909 Anthony Ross [Rosenthal], American stage (Bus Stop), and screen character actor (The Telltale Clue), born in New York City (d. 1955)
  • 1915 Jon Hall, American actor (Ramar of the Jungle), born in Fresno, California (d. 1979)
  • 1930 Gerry Davis, British screenwriter (Dr Who) (d. 1991)
  • 1930 Imre Gyongyossy, filmmaker
  • 1930 Johnny Seven [Fetto], American actor (Ironside, Amy Prentiss), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1932 Majel Barrett, American actress and producer (Star Trek), and the widow of Gene Roddenberry, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • 1934 Linda Cristal, Argentinian actress (High Chapparal), born in Buenos Aires, Brazil (d. 2020)
  • 1938 Diane Varsi, San Mateo California, actress (Peyton Place)
  • 1938 Jiří Menzel, Czech film director (Closely Watched Trains), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2020)
  • 1938 Sylvia Chase, newscaster (ABC Weekend News, 20/20), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1940 Peter Fonda, American actor (Easy Rider, Ulee's Gold), born in NYC, New York (d. 2019)
  • 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
  • 1959 Linda Nolan, Irish-British pop singer (The Nolans - "I'm In the Mood for Dancing"), and stage actress, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1964 Dana Katherine Scully, American fictional character (The X-Files), born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • 1965 Kristin Davis, American actress (Melrose Place; Sex and the City), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • 1967 Tamsin Greig, English actress, born in Maidstone, United Kingdom
  • 1968 Marc Price, American actor (Family Ties - "Skippy"), and stand-up comedian, born in New Jersey
  • 1970 Niecy Nash [Carol Denise Ensley], American actress, comedienne, and TV host (When They See Us), born in Compton, California
  • 1971 Jason Keller, American actor (Jason-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
  • 1971 Shane Keller, American actor (Shane-Out of the Blue), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • 1975 Michael Cornacchia, American actor, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1975 Michael Tricario, actor (Randy-Wonder Years)
  • 1975 Natalia Verbeke, Argentine actress, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1976 Kelly Macdonald, Scottish actress, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • 1981 Josh Gad, American stage (Book of Mormon), screen, and voice (Frozen - "Olaf") actor, born in Hollywood, Florida
  • 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 (The Girl on the Train, The Quiet Place), born in London, United Kingdom

Dakota FanningDakota Fanning (28 years old)

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

  • 1994 Little Simz [Simbiatu Ajikawo], English rapper and actress (Sometimes I might be Introvert), born in London, England
  • 2002 Emilia Jones, English actress (CODA), born in London, England