Birthdays in Film & TV on January 13

  • 1905 Kay Francis [Katherine E Gibbs], American actress (False Madonna), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 1968)
  • 1907 Jeff Morrow [Leslie Irving Morrow], American actor (Robe, Union Pacific, Temperatures Rising), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • 1916 Osa Massen [Aase Madsen Iversen], Dutch actress (Jack London, Rocketship X-M), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2006)
  • 1918 Stephen "Steve" Dunne, American actor (Professional Father, Shock), born in Northampton, Massachusetts (d. 1977)
  • 1918 Ted Willis, prolific English screenwriter (It's Great to be Young)
  • 1918 George "Bud" Hamilton, American film make-up artist (Westmore family), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1973)
  • 1919 Army Archerd, Hollywood columnist/TV host (Movie Game)
  • 1919 Robert Stack, American actor (The Untouchables, Unsolved Mysteries, Written on the Wind), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • 1922 John Hewer, English actor famous for portraying Captain Birdseye in British commercials, born in London (d. 2008)
  • 1923 Jack Watling, British actor (Nanny, Adventure for 2, Naked Heart), born in London, England (d. 2001)
  • 1925 Gwyneth “Gwen” Verdon, American actress, singe and dancer (Cotton Club, Sweet Charity), born in Culver City, California (d. 2000)
  • 1925 Rosemary Murphy, American actress (Margaret-Lucas Tanner), born in Munich, Germany (d. 2014)
  • 1928 David Sheiner, American actor (Paul-Mr Novak, Norman-Diana), born in NYC, New York
  • 1928 Gregory Walcott, American actor (Plan 9 from Outer Space, 87th Precinct), born in Wendell, North Carolina (d. 2015)
  • 1930 Frances Sternhagen, actress (Outland, Starting Over), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1931 Charles Nelson Reilly, American actor (Match Game, Ghost & Mrs Muir), born in NYC, New York
  • 1931 Ian Hendry, English actor (d. 1984)
  • 1934 Rip Taylor, American actor and comedian (Gong Show, $1.98 Beauty Show), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1935 Elsa Martinelli, Italian actress
  • 1938 Billy Gray, actor (Bud-Father Knows Best), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938 William B. Davis, Canadian actor
  • 1943 Richard Moll, American actor (Night Court, House, Dungeonmaster, Survivor), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1949 Brandon Tartikoff, TV exec (NBC)
  • 1950 John McNaughton, American film director
  • 1952 Sharon Gabet, actress (Edge of Night, Another World), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1954 Vicki McCarty, playmate (Sep, 1979), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956 Janet Hubert-Whitten, actress (Vivian Banks-Fresh Prince of Bel Air)
  • 1960 Kevin Anderson, American actor (Hoffa, Sleeping with the Enemy), born in Gurnee Illinois

Person of interestJulia Louis-Dreyfus

1961 Julia Louis-Dreyfus, American comedienne and actress (SNL, Seinfeld, Veep), born in NYC, New York

Seinfeld Comedienne Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Seinfeld Comedienne
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  • 1964 Penelope Ann Miller, American actress (Awakenings, Chaplin, Kindergarden Cop), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestPatrick Dempsey

1966 Patrick Dempsey, American actor (Grey's Anatomy),born in Lewiston Maine

  • 1966 Simon Shelton Barnes, British actor (Teletubbies-Tinky Winky), born in Bethnal Green, London (d. 2018)
  • 1967 Annie Jones, Australian actress
  • 1968 Chara, Japanese singer and actress
  • 1970 Anne-Marie Goddard, Utrechtum Netherlands, playmate (Jan, 94)
  • 1970 Keith Coogan, Palm Springs, California, American actor (Jeffrey-Waltons, Gun Shy)
  • 1970 Shonda Rhimes, American screenwriter/creator (Grey's Anatomy, Scandal), born in Chicago Illinois
  • 1971 John Mallory Asher, American film actor/director
  • 1972 Nicole Eggert, actress (Charles in Charge, Baywatch), born in Glendale, California
  • 1973 Gloria Yip, Hong Kong actor
  • 1976 Michael Peña, American actor

Person of interestOrlando Bloom

1977 Orlando Bloom, English actor (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lord of the Rings), born in Canterbury, England

  • 1979 Jill Wagner, American Actor
  • 1981 Shad Gaspard, American professional wrestler, bodyguard, and actor
  • 1983 Julian Morris, English actor
  • 1983 William Hung, American Idol contestant
  • 1990 Liam Hemsworth, Australian actor (Hunger Games films), born in Melbourne