Birthdays in Film & TV on February 9

  • 1578 Giambattista Andreini, Italian playwright and actor (L'adamo), born in Florence (d. 1654)
  • 1865 Mrs Patrick Campbell [Beatrice Tanner], English actress (Pygmalion), born in London, England (d. 1940)
  • 1866 George Ade, American playwright, writer and humorist (Counsel Widow, Fables in Slang), born in Kentland, Indiana (d. 1944)
  • 1874 Vsevolod Meyerhold [Karl Kasimir Theodor], Russian theatrical director and actor (Houligan), born in Penza Oblast, Russian Empire (d. 1940)

Ronald ColmanRonald Colman (1891-1958)

English actor (Tale of 2 Cities), born in Richmond, England

  • 1892 Peggy Wood, American actress (One Life to Live, Mama), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1978)
  • 1892 Tommy Treichel, American professional wrestler (d. 1936)
  • 1901 Brian Donlevy, American actor (Barbary Coast, Glass Key, Wake Island), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1972)
  • 1901 James Murray, American actor (The Crowd, The Shakedown), born in NYC, New York (d. 1936)
  • 1902 Blanche Calloway, American jazz vocalist, band leader (Twelve Clouds of Joy), civil rights activist, and broadcaster, born in Rochester, New York (d. 1978)
  • 1902 Chester Lauck, American actor (Dreaming Out Loud, 2 Weeks to Live), born in Allene, Arkansas (d. 1980)
  • 1909 Carmen Miranda, Portuguese vocalist and actress (Copacabana; Date With Judy), born in Marco de Canavezes, Portugal (d. 1955)
  • 1909 Heather Angel, British-American actress (Night in Montmartre; The Informer; The Last of the Mohicans; Lifeboat), born in Headington, Oxford, England (d. 1986)
  • 1914 Ralph Herman, American Emmy Award-winning composer (From the Scriptures; Circus Time), orchestra leader, and music director (ABC-TV, 1952-71), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1994)
  • 1915 Lennard Pearce, British actor (Only Fools and Horses....), born in Paddington, London, England (d. 1984)
  • 1921 B M Ducat-Amos, Air Commandant/director (RAF Nursing Service)
  • 1922 Kathryn Grayson [Zelma Hedrick], American vocalist and actress (Anchors Aweigh; Kiss Me Kate), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina (d. 2010)
  • 1928 Roger Mudd, American news anchor (CBS Weekend News, NBC Evening News), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1936 Clive Swift, actor (Frenzy, Passage to India), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1937 Brian Wenham, British journalist (BBC), and media consultant (d. 1997)
  • 1939 Janet Suzman, South African actress (Dry White Season, Nuns on the Run)
  • 1941 Sheila James Kuehl, politician/actress (Zelda-Dobie Gillis)

Joe PesciJoe Pesci (79 years old)

1943 American actor (Half Nelson, Goodfellas), born in Newark, New Jersey

  • 1943 Squire Fridell, American actor (Rosetti & Ryan), born in Oakland, California
  • 1951 Penny Peyser, American actress (Rich Man Poor Man, Knots Landing), born in Irvington, New York
  • 1953 Ciarán Hinds, Irish actor (Persuasion, Belfast), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1953 Gabriel Rotello, American television documentary producer
  • 1955 Charles Shaughnessy, actor (Shane-Days of our Lives, Nanny), born in London, England
  • 1955 Jim J. Bullock, American actor (Monroe-Too Close for Comfort), born in Casper, Wyoming
  • 1961 Jussi Lampi, Finnish musician and actor, born in Lappajärvi, Finland
  • 1963 Lolo Ferrari [Eve Valois], French adult actress and dancer, born in Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dôme, France (d. 2000)
  • 1963 Madusa Miceli [Debra Ann], wrestler (WCW), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1966 Harald Eia, Norwegian TV - comedian
  • 1968 Rahul Roy, Indian actor
  • 1969 Tom Scharpling, American comedian and writer (Steven Universe, Monk), born in New Jersey
  • 1971 Sharon Case, Det Mich, actress (Sharon Collins-Young & Restless)
  • 1972 Crispin Freeman, American cartoon voice actor, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1972 Jason George, - American actor (Sunset Beach, 1997-99 - "Michael Bourne"; Grey's Anatomy/Station 19 - "Dr. Ben Warren"), born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • 1973 Colin Egglesfield, American actor (All My Children, 2005-09- "Josh"; The Client List), born in Farmington Hills, Michigan
  • 1974 Amber Valletta, American actress and model (Hitch, Revenge), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1976 Charlie Day, American actor
  • 1979 Zhang Ziyi, Chinese actress (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), born in Beijing, China
  • 1980 Shelly Martinez, American wrestler
  • 1981 Tom Hiddleston, English actor and producer (Loki in Marvel films), born in London, England
  • 1983 Vladimira Krckova, Czech jazz-pop singer, composer ("Your Aura On My Lips"), actress, and poet, born in Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic
  • 1985 David Gallagher, American actor

Michael B. JordanMichael B. Jordan (35 years old)

1987 American actor (Black Panther), born in Santa Ana, California

  • 1987 Rose Leslie, Scottish actress (Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • 1990 Camille Winbush, American actress
  • 1996 Jimmy Bennett, American actor (Daddy Day Care; No Ordinary FAmily), born in Seal Beach, California