Birthdays in Film & TV on January 21

  • 1867 James Marcus, American actor (The Eagle, The Lonely Trail), born in NYC, New York (d. 1937)
  • 1878 Egon Friedell, Austrian journalist, actor and writer (Kleine Portratgalerie, Der Partylowe), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1938)
  • 1897 J. Carrol Naish, American actor (Charlie Chan-Adv of Charlie Chan), born in NYC, New York (d. 1973)
  • 1898 John George [Tufei Fatella], Syrian actor (Black Orchids, Don Juan, Adventures of Fu Manchu), born in Aleppo, Syria (d. 1968)
  • 1899 Lido Manetti [Arnold Kent], Italian-born American actor (Quo Vardis), born in Florence (d. 1928)
  • 1904 Joseph Ford McGuinn, American director and actor (Dick Tracy's G-Men), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1971)
  • 1915 Alan Hewitt, American actor (Det Brennan-My Favorite Martian), born in NYC, New York (d. 1986)
  • 1918 Chichay, Filipino actress (d. 1993)
  • 1919 Jinx Falkenburg, actress (Masquerade Party), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • 1921 John Doucette, Brockton Mass, actor (Lock Up, Big Town)

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1922 Paul Scofield, English actor (A Man for All Seasons, Train), born in Hurst, England (d. 2008)

  • 1922 Telly Savalas, American actor (Kojak), born in Garden City New Jersey, (d. 1994)
  • 1923 Lola Flores, singer, dancer and actress (Kuma Ching, Faraona), born in Cadiz, Spain
  • 1924 Benny Hill, Southampton England, comedian (Benny Hill Show)
  • 1926 Raf Reymen, Flemish actor
  • 1926 Steve Reeves, Glasgow Montana, actor (Hercules, Hercules Unchained)
  • 1934 Audrey Dalton, Irish actress
  • 1935 Ann Wedgeworth, actress (Tiger's Tale, Men's Club, Bogie), born in Abilene, Texas
  • 1936 Koji Hashimoto, Japanese film director (d. 2005)
  • 1938 John Savident, British actor
  • 1941 Stathis Giallelis, Greek actor
  • 1941 Ivan Putski, Polish-born American professional wrestler
  • 1942 Mac Davis, American country music singer-songwriter, actor (Mac Davis Show, North Dallas 40), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • 1947 Jill Eikenberry, (Ann Kelsey-LA Law, Manhattan Project), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1953 Fausto Bara, Mexican actor (Gaucho-Renegades)
  • 1956 Robby Benson, American actor (One on One, Running Brave, Chosen), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1956 Geena Davis, American actress (Beetlejuice, Fly), born in Wareham, Massachusetts
  • 1958 Miguel Alejandro, American actor (Popi), born in NYC, New York
  • 1961 Sherry Ramsay, Stauton Va, actress (Trish Mason-As the World Turns)
  • 1962 Marie Trintignant, French actress (d. 2003)
  • 1968 Charlotte Ross, actress (Eve-Days of Our Lives), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1969 Karina Lombard, American actress
  • 1970 Ken Leung, American actor
  • 1971 Tommy Puett, actor (Tyler-Life Goes On, America's Top 10), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1974 Rove McManus, Australian television host and comedian
  • 1976 Amanda Little, Miss USA-Texas (1997, top 6)
  • 1976 Lynn Thomas, playmate (May 1997), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • 1978 Phil Stacey, American Idol finalist
  • 1980 Nana Mizuki, Japanese voice actress and singer
  • 1981 Izabella Miko, Polish-born actress and model
  • 1983 Maryse Ouellet, French-Canadian model and professional wrestler
  • 1985 Sasha Pivovarova, Russian Model
  • 1990 Jacob Smith, American actor