Birthdays in Film & TV on February 4

  • 1895 Nigel Bruce, British actor (Rebecca, Suspicion, Sherlock Holmes), born in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico (d. 1953)
  • 1905 Eddie Foy Jr [Edwin Fitzgerald Jr], American actor (The Pajama Game, Fair Exchange), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 1983)
  • 1905 Hylda Baker, English comedy actress, born in Farnworth, Lancashire, England (d. 1986)
  • 1908 (Emmanuel) "Mannie" Klein, American swing jazz and session trumpeter (Frank Trumbauer; NBC Orchestra), born in New York City (d. 1994)
  • 1909 Robert Coote, British actor (The Ghost and Mrs. Muir; Scaramouche), born in London, England (d. 1982)
  • 1912 James Craig [Meador], American actor (Devil & Daniel Webster, Cyclops), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1985)
  • 1915 Norman Wisdom, English comedian (Kraft Music Hall, Trouble In Store), born in London, England (d. 2010)
  • 1915 Peter Butterworth, British actor and comedian (Carry On), born in Bramhall, England (d. 1979)
  • 1915 William Talman, American actor (Crashout, The Hitch-Hiker, Perry Mason), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1968)
  • 1916 Colin Morris, British playwright and documentary filmmaker (d. 1996)
  • 1918 Ida Lupino, British-American actress (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes) and director (The Hitch-Hiker), born in London, England (d. 1995)
  • 1919 Janet Waldo, American radio and actress (Judy Jetson, Shazzan, Penelope Pitstop), born in Yakima, Washington (d. 2016)
  • 1923 Conrad Bain, Canadian actor (Maude, Diff'rent Strokes), born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada (d. 2013)
  • 1928 Dave Ketchum, American character actor (Get Smart - "Agent 13"), and writer (Happy Days; The Love Boat), born in Quincy, Illinois)
  • 1929 Jerry Adler, American actor, director and producer (The Sopranos, The Good Wife), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1936 David Brenner, American stand-up comedian and TV talk show host (Nightlife) known as a pioneer of observational comedy, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • 1936 Gary Conway, actor (Burke's Law, Land of the Giants), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1937 Collin Wilcox, Highlands NC, actor (To Kill a Mocking Bird)
  • 1937 David Newman, American filmmaker (d. 2003)

George A. RomeroGeorge A. Romero (1940-2017)

American-Canadian director, filmmaker and "Father of the Zombie Film" (Night of the Living Dead), born in The Bronx, New York

  • 1940 John Schuck, American actor (McMillan & Wife, Holmes & Yoyo), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1943 Cheryl Miller, American actress (Daktari - "Paula"; Born Free), born in Sherman Oaks, California
  • 1947 Jeannie Wilson, actress (Simon & Simon, Stir Crazy), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1949 Michael Beck, actor (Hans Helms-Holocaust), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1950 Pamela Franklin, actress (Satan's School for Girls), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1951 Patrick Bergin, Irish actor
  • 1952 Lisa Eichhorn, actress (Cutter's Way, Yanks), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • 1957 Don Davis, American trombonist, arranger, and composer, mostly for film (The Matrix), and television (Beauty & The Beast), born in Anaheim, California
  • 1958 Mary Ann Pascal, actress (Samantha-Brothers)
  • 1960 Jenette Goldstein, American actress
  • 1960 Pamelyn Ferdin, actress (Happy Birthday Wanda June, Tool Box Murders)
  • 1962 Michael Riley, Canadian actor
  • 1968 Kristen Marie, actress (Cheryl McKinnon-Another World)
  • 1968 Marko Matvere, Estonian actor
  • 1969 Brandy Ledford, American actress (Andromeda), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1970 Gabrielle Anwar, English actress (Body Snatchers), born in Laleham, England
  • 1971 Michael Goorjian, American actor (Party Of Five, SLC Punk!), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1971 Rob Corddry, American actor and comedian

Chen KunChen Kun (47 years old)

1976 Chinese actor (Painted Skin), and singer ("Power to Go"), born in Chongqing, China

  • 1978 Danna Garcia, Colombian actress
  • 1982 Chris Sabin, American professional wrestler, born in Pinckney, Michigan
  • 1985 Bug Hall, American actor, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1990 Zach King, American internet personality (TikTok, YouTube), filmmaker and illusionist, born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1993 Luke Newton, English actor (Colin in Bridgerton)