Birthdays in Film & TV on February 4

  • February
  • 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 Gordon Fraser, newscaster (All Star News), born in Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • 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 William Talman, American actor (Crashout, The Hitch-Hiker, Perry Mason), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1968)
  • 1915 Norman Wisdom, English comedian (Kraft Music Hall, Trouble In Store), born in London, England (d. 2010)
  • 1916 Colin Morris, playwright/documentary filmmaker
  • 1918 Ida Lupino, Anglo-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 actor (Agent 13-Get Smart, M*A*S*H), born in Quincy, Illinois
  • 1929 Jerry Adler, American actor, director and producer (The Sopranos, The Good Wife), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1936 Gary Conway, actor (Burke's Law, Land of the Giants), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 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)

  • 1937 Collin Wilcox, Highlands NC, actor (To Kill a Mocking Bird)
  • 1937 David Newman, American filmmaker (d. 2003)
  • 1940 John Schuck, American actor (McMillan & Wife, Holmes & Yoyo), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Person of interestGeorge A. Romero

1940 George A. Romero, American-Canadian director (Night of the Living Dead), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2017)

  • 1943 Cheryl Miller, Sherman Oaks California, actress (Paula-Daktari, Born Free)
  • 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
  • 1958 Mary Ann Pascal, actress (Samantha-Brothers)
  • 1960 Pamelyn Ferdin, actress (Happy Birthday Wanda June, Tool Box Murders)
  • 1960 Jenette Goldstein, American actress
  • 1962 Michael Riley, Canadian actor
  • 1968 Kristen Marie, actress (Cheryl McKinnon-Another World)
  • 1968 Marko Matvere, Estonian actor
  • 1969 Brandy Ledford, American actress and model
  • 1970 Gabrielle Anwar, Laleham England, actress (Body Snatchers)
  • 1971 Michael Goorjian, American actor (Party Of Five, SLC Punk!), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1971 Rob Corddry, American actor and comedian

Person of interestChen Kun

1976 Chen Kun, Chinese actor (Painted Skin), born in Chongqing, China

Actor and Singer Chen Kun
Actor and Singer
Chen Kun
  • 1978 Danna Garcia, Colombian actress
  • 1982 Chris Sabin, American professional wrestler
  • 1985 Bug Hall, American actor