Birthdays in Film & TV on January 15

  • 1855 Jacques Damala [Aristides Damalas], Greek military officer and actor, born in Piraeus, Greece (d. 1889)
  • 1879 Ernest Thesiger, English actor (Bride of Frankenstein, Ghoul), born in London, England (d. 1961)
  • 1893 Ivor Novello [David Ivor Davies], Welsh composer, writer and actor (Keep the Home Fires Burning, The Truth Game), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 1951)
  • 1899 Goodman Ace, American writer, radio presenter, actor and humorist (Better of Goodman), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1982)
  • 1905 Torin Thatcher, British actor (Houdini, Isranbul, Lady Godiva), born in Bombay Presidency, British India (d. 1981)
  • 1913 Lloyd Bridges, American comedic actor (Sea Hunt, Roots, Airplane!), born in San Leandro, California (d. 1998)
  • 1921 Frank Thornton, British actor (Are You Being Served?, Last of the Summer Wine), born in Dulwich, London (d. 2013)
  • 1926 Maria Schell, Austrian-Swiss star of German cinema (The Last Bridge, Gervaise, Space 1999), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2005)
  • 1927 Norm Crosby, comedian (Young at Heart Comedians), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1930 Eddie Graham, American professional wrestler (d. 1985)
  • 1931 Thomas Hoving, American news correspondent (20/20), born in NYC, New York
  • 1932 Dean Smith, US actor/relay runner (Olympic gold 1952)
  • 1937 Margaret O'Brien, actress (Jane Eyre, Meet Me in St Louis), born in San Diego, California
  • 1948 Tommy Nolan, actor (Jody-Buckskin), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1949 Panos Mihalopoulos, Greek actor

Person of interestCharo

1951 Charo [Maria Baeza], Spanish-American actress, comedienne and flamenco guitarist (Chico and the Man, Love Boat), born in Murcia, Spain

Actress Charo

  • 1953 Ta-Tanisha, American actress
  • 1955 Enrico Mentana, Italian newscaster (RAI), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1957 Mario Van Peebles, Mexican actor (Posse, South Bronx Heroes)
  • 1960 Kelly Asbury, American director and actor
  • 1961 Yves P. Pelletier, Canadian comedian and film director
  • 1965 James Nesbitt, Northern Irish actor
  • 1968 Chad Lowe, actor (Spencer, Apprentice to Murder), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1969 Demetra Hampton, actress (Valentina)
  • 1971 Regina King, American actress (Southland, American Crime), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972 Ernie Reyes Jr, actor (Ernie-Sidekicks), born in San Jose, California
  • 1972 Kimberly Anne Massaro, Miss America (Missouri-5th-1997), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1972 Claudia Winkleman, English television presenter
  • 1974 Aubrey Jo Hiller, Miss America-Montana (1997), born in Missoula, Montana
  • 1976 Dorian Missick, American actor
  • 1978 Eddie Cahill, American actor
  • 1979 Ken Chu, Taiwanese singer-actor and taichi champ
  • 1984 Victor Rasuk, American actor
  • 1987 Michael Seater, Canadian actor
  • 1990 Chris Warren Jr., American actor

Person of interestDove Cameron

1996 Dove Cameron, American actress ("Liv and Maddie"), born in Seattle, Washington

Actress Dove Cameron
Dove Cameron