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 journalist/playwright/humorist (Fables in Slang)
  • 1874 Vsevolod Meyerhold [Karl Kasimir Theodor], Russian theatrical director and actor (Houligan), born in Penza Oblast, Russian Empire (d. 1940)

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1891 Ronald Colman, English actor (Tale of 2 Cities), born in Richmond, England (d. 1958)

  • 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 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 actress (Informer, Last of Mohicans), born in Oxford, England (d. 1986)
  • 1915 Lennard Pearce, English actor (d. 1984)
  • 1921 B M Ducat-Amos, Air Commandant/director (RAF Nursing Service)
  • 1923 Kathryn Grayson, 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
  • 1939 Janet Suzman, South African actress (Dry White Season, Nuns on the Run)
  • 1941 Sheila James Kuehl, politician/actress (Zelda-Dobie Gillis)
  • 1943 Joe Pesci, actor (Half Nelson, Goodfellas), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1943 Squire Fridell, actor (Rosetti & Ryan), born in Oakland, California
  • 1951 Penny Peyser, actress (Rich Man Poor Man, Knots Landing), born in Irvington, New York
  • 1953 Gabriel Rotello, American television documentary producer
  • 1955 Charles Shaughnessy, actor (Shane-Days of our Lives, Nanny), born in London, England
  • 1955 Jm J Bullock, Casper Wyoming, actor (Monroe-Too Close for Comfort)
  • 1960 Holly Johnson, rock vocalist (Frankie Goes To Hollywood), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1961 Jussi Lampi, Finnish musician and actor
  • 1963 Madusa Miceli, [Debra Ann], wrestler (WCW), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1966 Harald Eia, Norwegian TV - comedian
  • 1968 Rahul Roy, Indian actor
  • 1971 Sharon Case, Det Mich, actress (Sharon Collins-Young & Restless)
  • 1972 Jason George, actor (Michael Bourre-Sunset Beach)
  • 1972 Crispin Freeman, American voice actor
  • 1973 Colin Egglesfield, American actor
  • 1974 Amber Valletta, American actress and model (Hitch, Revenge), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1976 Charlie Day, American actor
  • 1979 Zhang Ziyi, Chinese actress
  • 1980 Shelly Martinez, American wrestler
  • 1981 Tom Hiddleston, English actor and producer (Loki in Marvel films), born in London, England
  • 1985 David Gallagher, American actor
  • 1990 Camille Winbush, American actress
  • 1996 Jimmy Bennett, American actor