On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on February 3

  • 1870 Franklin Dyall, British actor (Easy Virtue, Atlantic), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1950)
  • 1876 William Tedmarsh, British silent movie actor (Two Beds and No Sleep), born in London, England (d. 1937)
  • 1890 Charles [Andy] Correll, US radio comedian
  • 1891 Peter H "Paul" Huf, actor and director (Great Neth Stage)
  • 1899 Doris Speed, British actress dubbed 'The Queen Mother of Soap' (Coronation Street), born in Manchester, England (d. 1994)
  • 1909 Andre Cayatte, French filmmaker, born in Carcassonne (d. 1989)
  • 1910 Nelson Case, TV host (Trash or Treasure), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1910 Robert Earl Jones, American actor (The Sting, Witness, Sleepaway Camp), born in Senatobia, Mississippi (d. 2006)
  • 1914 Edward Sinclair, English actor (Dad's Army), born in Lancashire, England (d. 1977)
  • 1920 Margaret "Bibi" Osterwald, American actress (As Good as It Gets, Bridget Loves Bernie), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey (d. 2002)
  • 1925 John Fiedler, American actor (Mr Peterson-Newhart), born in Platteville, Wisconsin
  • 1926 Shelley Berman, comedian (Son of Blob, Love American Style), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1927 Kenneth Anger, American Underground Filmmaker
  • 1930 Joan Rice, British actress (His Majesty O'Keefe, The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men), born in Derby, England (d. 1997)
  • 1932 Peggy Ann Garner, American actress (Little Women, Daisy Kenyon), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 1984)
  • 1938 Victor Buono, actor (Man from Atlantis, Untouchables), born in San Diego, California

  • 1940 Jim Hartz, newscaster (NBC-TV, Innovations)
  • 1941 Bridget Hanley, American actress (Here Come the Brides), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1943 Blythe Danner, actress (Butterflies are Free), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1944 Trisha Noble, Australian singer and actress
  • 1945 Willeke Alberti [Verbruggen], Dutch vocalist/actress (Small Truth)
  • 1947 Paul Auster, American author/poet/director (Mr Vertigo, Smoke)
  • 1947 Stephen McHattie [Smith], Canadian actor (300, Watchmen, The Fountain), born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia
  • 1950 Morgan Fairchild [Patsy McClenny], actress (Falcon Crest), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1956 Nathan Lane, actor (One of the Boys, Frankie & Johnnie), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1956 Pamela Cossey, England, model/sister of transsexual Tula
  • 1957 Michele Greene, actress (Abby Perkins-LA Law), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1958 Lizzie Borden, director/writer (Love Crimes, Working Girls)
  • 1959 Thomas Calabro, American actor (Michael Mancini-Melrose Place), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1960 B J Jefferson, American actress (Ronnie Laurance-Another World), born in Dallas Texas
  • 1960 Kerry Von Erich, American wrestler (d. 1993)
  • 1960 Marty Jannetty, American Wrestler
  • 1961 Keith Gordon, American actor (Dressed to Kill, Legend of Billie Jean), born in NYC, New York
  • 1965 Kathleen Kimont, actress (Fraternity Vacation, Renegade), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965 Maura Tierney, actress (Lisa-Newsradio), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1966 Danny Morrison, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (48 Tests, 160 wickets; 96 ODIs, 126 wickets) and broadcaster (TVNZ, Sky Sports, Radio Sport), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1966 Frank Coraci, American film director
  • 1967 Dave Benson-Phillips, Children's TV Presenter
  • 1970 Warwick Davis, British actor
  • 1971 Elisa Donovan, American actress
  • 1971 Hong Seok-cheon, South Korean actor

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1976 Isla Fisher, Australian actress (Arrested Development, The Great Gatsby), born in Muscat, Oman

Actress Isla Fisher
Isla Fisher
  • 1977 Maitland Ward, American actress (Jessica-Bold & Beautiful), born in Torrance, California
  • 1978 Adrian R'Mante, American actor (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1978 Eliza Schneider, American actress and singer
  • 1981 Alisa Reyes, American actress and singer
  • 1983 Silambarasan Rajendar, famous south Indian actor
  • 1989 Ryne Sanborn, American actor
  • 1995 Aimee Lou Wood, English actress (Sex Education), born in Stockport, England