On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on January 14

  • 1871 Pauline Beersmans, Flemish actress (Hofslachter), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1942)
  • 1892 Hal Roach, American producer & director (1 Million BC), born in Elmira, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1898 Helen Flint, American actress (Sea Devils, Married Before Breakfast), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1967)
  • 1899 Veronica Turleigh, Irish actress (Promoter), born in County Donegal, Ireland (d. 1971)
  • 1901 Bebe Daniels, American actress (42nd Street, Lonesome Luke), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1971)
  • 1906 William Bendix, American actor (Lifeboat, Babe Ruth Story, Life of Riley), born in NYC, New York (d. 1964)
  • 1908 Russ Columbo [Ruggiero Eugenio di Rodolfo Colombo], American baritone, violinist and actor (You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 1934)
  • 1909 Joseph Losey, Wisconsin, American theatre & film director (Damned, Accident), born in La Crosse, Wisconsin (d. 1984)
  • 1914 Harold Russell, Canadian actor (Best Years of Our Life, Dogtown), born in North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada (d. 2002)
  • 1919 Andy Rooney, American CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes), born in Albany, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1920 George Herman, American journalist (CBS-TV), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1924 Guy Williams [Armando Joseph Catalano], American actor (Zorro, Lost in Space), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1926 Frank Aletter, American character actor (Mac-It's About Time, Tom-Nancy), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1926 Warren Mitchell, English actor (Alf Garnett in Till Death Us Do Part), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • 1929 Aleksander Petrovic, French-born Serbian & Yugloslav film director, born in Paris, France (d. 1994)
  • 1931 Caterina Valente, Italian singer, dancer, and actress (Bon soir, Kathrin!, The Entertainers), born in Paris, France

  • 1932 Harriet Andersson, Swedish actress (Cries & Whispers), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1933 Stan Brakhage, American filmmaker, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • 1934 Richard Briers, English actor, born in Raynes Park, London (d. 2013)
  • 1937 Shoban Babu, Indian actor, born in Nandigama, India (d. 2008)
  • 1938 Jack Jones, American singer (Love Boat Theme), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941 Marjoe Gortner, American actor (Speak Up America, Falcon Crest), born in Long Beach, California

Person of interestFaye Dunaway

1941 Faye Dunaway, American actress (Chinatown, Bonnie & Clyde), born in Bascom, Florida

Actress Faye Dunaway
Actress
Faye Dunaway
  • 1943 Holland Taylor, American actress (Bossom Buddies, Camilla-Naked Truth), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1943 Ronald Hunter, American actor (Lazarus Syndrome), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1948 Carl Weathers, American actor (Apollo Creed-Rocky), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1949 Christine Belford, American actress (Banacek, Empire, 90210), born in Amityville, New York
  • 1949 Lawrence Kasdan, American screenwriter & director (Accidental Tourist), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1949 Paul Chubb, Australian actor, born in Arncliffe, Australia (d. 2002)
  • 1954 Jim Duggan, American wrestler, born in Glens Falls, New York
  • 1956 Ben Heppner, Canadian tenor & broadcaster, born in Murrayville, British Columbia
  • 1957 Suzanne Danielle, English actress, born in London, United Kingdom

Person of interestSteven Soderbergh

1963 Steven Soderbergh, American producer, director, writer (Ocean's Eleven, Traffic), born in Atlanta, Georgia

  • 1964 Mark Addy, British actor, born in York, United Kingdom
  • 1964 Ernest Miller, American wrestler, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1965 Desiree Nosbusch, Luxembourgish actress (The Fan), born in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
  • 1965 Jemma Redgrave, English actress (Buddha of Suburbia), born in London, England
  • 1966 Daniel J Schneider, American actor (Dennis-Head of the Class), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1967 Emily Watson, British actress (Corpse Bride, War Horse, Red Dragon), born in Islington, London, England
  • 1967 Tom Rhodes, American comedian & actor (Tom Rhodes-Mr Rhodes), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1967 Kerri Green, American actress, born in Fort Lee, New Jersey
  • 1967 Saskia Wickham, British actress, born in Holland Park, London

Person of interestLL Cool J

1968 LL Cool J [James Todd Smith], American rapper (Bigger and Deffer), born in Bay Shore, New York

Actor and Rapper LL Cool J
Actor and Rapper
LL Cool J

Person of interestJason Bateman

1969 Jason Bateman, American actor (Arrested Development, Ozark), born in Rye, New York

  • 1970 Gene Snitsky, American professional wrestler, born in Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania
  • 1974 Kevin Durand, Canadian actor (The Strain), born in Thunder Bay, Canada
  • 1979 Karen Elson, British supermodel, born in Oldham, United Kingdom
  • 1979 Angela Lindvall, American supermodel, born in Midwest City, Oklahoma
  • 1980 Hiroshi Tamaki, Japanese actor & model, born in Nagoya, Japan
  • 1988 Jack P. Shepherd, English actor (Coronation Street), born in Pudsey, United Kingdom
  • 1990 Grant Gustin, American actor & singer (The Flash), born in Norfolk, Virginia