Birthdays in Film & TV on January 2

  • 1713 Marie Dumesnil, French actress (Iphigénie en Aulide), born in Paris, France (d. 1803)
  • 1886 Florence Lawrence, Canadian actress (Lady Helen's Escapade), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (d. 1938)
  • 1889 Walter Baldwin, American actor (The Best Years of Our Lives, The Long, Long Trailer), born in Lima, Ohio (d. 1977)
  • 1897 Jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975)
  • 1901 Rex O'Malley, British actor (Camille, Zara, Midnight, Thief), born in London, England (d. 1976)
  • 1908 Ben Grauer, American newscaster (Big Story), born in NYC, New York
  • 1913 Anna Lee, Ightham, Kent, English actress (General Hospital, How Green Was My Valley)
  • 1922 Jason Evers, American actor (Wrangler, Channing), born in NYC, New York
  • 1925 Larry Harmon, American entertainer and TV producer (d. 2008)
  • 1926 Howard Caine, American actor (Brushfire), born in Nashville Tennessee (d. 1993)
  • 1938 John Considine, actor (Reginald Love-Another World)
  • 1943 Barış Manço, Turkish singer and television producer (d. 1999)
  • 1949 Christopher Durang, playwright/actor (Sister Mary), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • 1951 Nadia Cassini, [Gianna Lou Muller], Woodstock NY, model (Oui)
  • 1952 Wendy Phillips, American actress (Executive Suite, Promised Land), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1955 Tex Brashear, American voice actor
  • 1957 Joanna Pacula, Tomszowaubelski Poland, actress (Gorky Park, Kiss)

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1961 Gabrielle Carteris, American actress (Andrea in Beverly Hills 90210), born in Scottsdale, Arizona

  • 1961 Todd Haynes, American film director
  • 1967 Tia Carrere [Althea Janairo], American actress (Wayne's World, True Lies), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1967 Jón Gnarr, Icelandic comedian
  • 1968 Cuba Gooding Jr, actor (Boyz N the Hood, Glaadiator, Few Good Men)
  • 1968 Evan Parke, Jamaican actor

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1969 Christy Turlington, American model (Calvin Klein Eternity), born in San Francisco, California

Supermodel Christy Turlington
Supermodel
Christy Turlington

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1969 Tommy Morrison, American heavyweight boxing champion and actor, born in Gravette, Arkansas (d. 2013)

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison
Heavyweight Boxer
Tommy Morrison
  • 1971 Taye Diggs, American actor
  • 1973 Lucy Davis, British actress
  • 1973 Will Kirby, American actor
  • 1975 Dax Shepard, American actor
  • 1976 Mahée Paiement, Canadian actress
  • 1976 Paz Vega, Spanish actress
  • 1978 Devin Doherty, actor (Jimmy Clayton-Swan's Crossing)
  • 1978 Toyoguchi Megumi, Japanese seiyuu (voice actress)
  • 1978 Karina Smirnoff, Ukrainian-American ballroom dancer and TV personality (Dancing with the Stars), born in Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • 1979 Suranne Jones, British actress
  • 1983 Kate Bosworth, American actress
  • 1987 Loui Batley, British actress