On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on January 10

  • 1882 Charles Trowbridge, Mexican-American actor (Fatal Hour), born in Veracruz, Mexico (d. 1967)
  • 1883 Florence Reed, American silent film actress (Dancing Girl), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • 1883 Francis X. Bushman, American silent film actor (Sabrina, Ben-Hur), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1966)
  • 1890 Douglas MacLean, American silent film comedian/producer (Going Up), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • 1890 Ernest Milton, American actor (Cat Girl, Fiddler's Three), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1974)
  • 1901 Pauline Starke, American actress (Dante's Inferno, Dance Magic), born in Joplin, Missouri (d. 1977)
  • 1903 Barbara Hepworth, British abstract sculptor & actress (Rescued by Rover), born in Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire (d. 1975)
  • 1903 Voldemar Väli, Estonian wrestler, born in Kuressaare, Estonia (d. 1997)
  • 1903 Violet Wilkey, American actress, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1976)
  • 1904 Ray Bolger, American actor and dancer (Wizard of Oz), born in Dorchester, Massachusetts (d. 1987)
  • 1908 Bernard Lee, British actor (M in James Bond movies, Fallen Idol, Dr No), born in London, England (d. 1981)

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1908 Paul Henreid, Austrian-American actor (Casablanca, Now, Voyager), born in Trieste, Italy (d. 1992)

  • 1914 Polly Rowles, American actress (Sweet Liberty, Jamie), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)
  • 1920 Georges Marchal, French actor (Evil Eden, Gina, Milky Way, La mort en ce jardin), born in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France (d. 1997)
  • 1927 Gisele MacKenzie [LaFlèche], Canadian singer and actress (Your Hit Parade), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2003)
  • 1927 Lee Philips, American actor and director (Peyton Place, Ellery Queen), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1999)

  • 1927 Basu Chatterjee, Indian film director (Rajanigandha, Chhoti Si Baat), born in Ajmer, Merwara, British India (d. 2020)
  • 1930 Roy E. Disney, American film executive & CEO of Disney, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • 1932 Elaine Devry [Thelma Mahnken], American actress (The Atomic Kid, The Boy Who Cried Werewolf), born in Compton, California
  • 1936 Burnum Burnum, Australian Aboriginal activist, actor, author and dreamer, born in Dignams Creek, Australia (d. 1997)
  • 1939 Sal Mineo, American actor (Exodus, Rebel Without a Cause), born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • 1942 Walter Hill, American film director (48 Hours, Extreme Prejudice), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1944 William Sanderson, American actor (Newhart, Blade Runner, True Blood), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1944 Bernard Derome, Canadian broadcaster (Le Téléjournal), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1945 Colonel DeBeers [Edward Wiskoski], American professional wrestler, born in Saint Joseph, Missouri
  • 1945 Spider Sabich, American alpine skier (Olympics 1968; shot by actress Claudine Longet), born in Sacramento, California (d. 1976)
  • 1949 Teresa Graves, American actress (Laugh-in, Get Christie Love), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1951 Kathleen Bradley, American model (Price is Right), born in Girard, Ohio
  • 1956 Don Letts, British film director & musician (Big Audio Dynamite), born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1959 Fran Walsh, New Zealand screenwriter, born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 1961 Evan Handler, American actor (Dear Mr Wonderful), born in NYC, New York
  • 1961 Janet Jones, American actress (American Anthem, Flamingo Kid), born in Bridgeton, Missouri
  • 1964 Krista Tesreau, American actress (Tina-OLTL, Silk Stalkings), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1965 Butch Hartman, American animator, born in Highland Park, Michigan
  • 1967 Trini Alvarado, American actress (Frighteners), born in NYC, New York
  • 1970 Marcus Bagwell, American professional wrestler, born in Marietta, Georgia
  • 1972 Brian Lawler, American professional wrestler, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2018)
  • 1973 Ryan Drummond, American voice actor, born in Lima, Ohio
  • 1974 Jemaine Clement, New Zealand actor & musician (Flight of the Conchords), born in Masterton, New Zealand
  • 1974 Hrithik Roshan, Indian actor & dancer (Bang Bang!, Fiza, Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • 1980 Sarah Shahi, American actress & model, born in Euless, Texas
  • 1982 Josh Ryan Evans, American actor, born in Hayward, California (d. 2002)
  • 1986 Saleisha Stowers, American model, born in Los Angeles, California