Birthdays in Film & TV on February 29

  • 1724 Eva Marie Veigel [La Violette], Austrian ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick, born in Vienna, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1822)
  • 1896 William A. Wellman, American film director (Star is Born 1937), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1975)
  • 1920 Arthur Franz, American actor (The Caine Mutiny; Invaders From Mars; Young Lions), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey
  • 1920 James Mitchell, American dancer and actor (All My Children, Bloomer Girl), born in Sacramento, California (d. 2010)
  • 1920 Michèle Morgan, French actress (Passage to Marseille), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine (d. 2016)
  • 1928 Joss Ackland, British actor (Queenie, To Kill a Priest), born in London, England
  • 1936 Alex Rocco, American actor (The Godfather, The Famous Teddy Z), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • 1944 Dennis Farina, American actor (Get Shorty, Law & Order, Crime Story), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2013)
  • 1944 Phyllis Frelich, American actor (Love is Never Silent), born in Devil's Lake, North Dakota
  • 1952 Sharon Dahlonega Raiford Bush, American television personality
  • 1952 Susan Sennett, American actress (Big Bad Mama), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1956 (Jonathan) "Jono" Coleman, British-Australian television and radio, writer, and comedian, born in Hackney, England (d. 2021)
  • 1956 Aileen Wuornos, American serial killer whose life portrayed in film "Monsters", born in Troy, Michigan (d. 2002)
  • 1968 Frank Woodley, Australian comedian
  • 1968 Naoko Iijima, Japanese actress
  • 1972 Antonio Sabato Jr, actor (Jagger Cates-General Hospital)

Ja RuleJa Rule (46 years old)

1976 American rapper (Between Me and You, Always on Time) and actor, born in NYC, New York