Birthdays in Film & TV on January 22

D. W. GriffithD. W. Griffith (1875-1948)

American film director and producer (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance), born in LaGrange, Kentucky

  • 1875 Thomas W Ross, American actor (Without Limit, Kings Row, 17, Mortal Storm), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1959)
  • 1878 Constance Collier, British actress and writer (Rope, Stage Door, Whirlpool), born in Windsor, England (d. 1955)
  • 1882 Theodore Kosloff, Russian-born actor, ballet dancer and choreographer, born in Moscow, Russian Empire (d. 1956)
  • 1893 Conrad Veidt, German actor (Casablanca, Cabinet of Dr Calgary), born in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany (d. 1943)
  • 1894 Matt McHugh, American actor (Taxi, Freaks, Barbary Coast, Innocent Affair), born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania (d. 1971)
  • 1906 Joe Gladwin, British actor (Nearest and Dearest, No Hard Feelings), born in Salford, Lancashire, England (d. 1987)
  • 1907 Mary Dresselhuys, Dutch actress (Village by the River), born in Tiel, Gelderland, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • 1909 Ann Sothern [Harriette Arlene Lake], American actress (Lady in a Cage), born in Valley City, North Dakota (d. 2001)
  • 1912 Harry Parry, Welsh jazz clarinetist and bandleader (BBC's Radio Rhythm Club), born in Bangor, Wales (d. 1956)
  • 1920 George Breakston, French-American producer, actor and director (Jungle Stampede, It Happened One Night), born in Paris, France (d. 1973)
  • 1920 William Warfield, American concert bass-baritone singer and actor (Show Boat), born in West Helena, Arkansas (d. 2002)
  • 1923 Diana Douglas, Bermudian-born American actress (The Indian Fighter), born in Devonshire Bermuda (d. 2015)
  • 1932 Piper Laurie [Rosetta Jacobs], American actress (Twin Peaks, Carrie, The Hustler), born in Detroit, Michigan

Bill BixbyBill Bixby (1934-1993)

American actor, director and producer (Incredible Hulk; The Courtship of Eddie's Father; My Favorite Martian), born in San Francisco, California

  • 1935 Seymour Cassel, American actor (Faces; Plain Clothes; Valentino), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2019)
  • 1939 Shinichi "Sonny" Chiba [Sadaho Maeda], Japanese martial artist and actor (The Street Fighter; Kill Bill: Volume 1), born in Fukuoka, Japan (d. 2021)
  • 1940 John Hurt, English actor (Elephant Man, Alien, Midnight Express), born in Chesterfield (d. 2017)
  • 1943 Marília Pêra, Brazilian actress (Better Days Ahead, Pixote), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (d. 2015)
  • 1945 Michael Cristofer, actor/writer (Little Drummer Girl)
  • 1946 Andrew Rubin, actor (Hometown, Joe Bash) [or Jun 22], born in New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • 1948 Northern Calloway, American actor (d. 1990)
  • 1952 Ace Vergel, Filipino actor (d. 2007)
  • 1954 Chris Lemmon, American actor (Brothers & Sisters, Duet) [or Jun 22], born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954 Tully Blanchard, American professional wrestler, born in Calgary, Canada
  • 1955 John Wesley Shipp, American actor (Dawson's Creek, One Life to Live), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1957 Rene Requiestas, Filipino actor & comedian, born in Tondo, Philippines (d. 1993)
  • 1959 Linda Blair, American actress (Exorcist, Chained Heat, Savage St), born in St Louis, Missouri

Michael HutchenceMichael Hutchence (1960-1997)

Australian rock vocalist (INXS - "Devil Inside": "New Sensation"), and actor (Dogs in Space), born in Sydney, Australia

  • 1962 Choi Min-sik, South Korean actor, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1962 Robert Mailhouse, American actor (Brian-Days of our Life), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1964 Maria Ellingsen, Icelandic actress (Katrina-Santa Barbara), born in Reykjavik, Iceland
  • 1965 Brian McCardie, Scottish actor, born in Bellshill, United Kingdom
  • 1965 Chintara Sukapatana, Thai actress, born in Phra Pradaeng District, Thailand
  • 1965 Diane Lane, American actress (The Perfect Storm, Lady Beware, Lonesome Dove), born in NYC, New York
  • 1966 Carlton Haselrig, American football guard (Pro Bowl 1992; Pittsburgh Steelers) and wrestler (6 x NCAA titles; Pitt-Johnstown), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • 1967 Manabu Nakanishi, Japanese wrestler (NJPW), born in Kyoto, Japan
  • 1968 Brian Jones, American sports radio and television host and former NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1968 Frank Lebœuf, French actor, sports commentator and former footballer (1998 FIFA World Cup), born in Marseille, France
  • 1968 Guy Fieri [Ferry], American celebrity chef, restaurateur and TV personality (Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives; Guy's Grocery Games), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1969 Olivia d'Abo, English-American actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy), born in London, England
  • 1970 Brian Gaskill, American actor (David Michaels-Models Inc, Bob-All My Children), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1972 Gabriel Macht, American actor (Suits), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1972 Romi Paku, Japanese seiyu (voice actress), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1975 James Murray, British actor (Cucumber, Medici: Masters of Florence), born in Manchester, England
  • 1976 Balthazar Getty, American actor (Young Guns 2, Lord of the Flies), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1980 Christopher Masterson, American actor (MAlcolm In The Niddle - "Francis"), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1981 Beverley Mitchell, American actress, born in Arcadia, California
  • 1981 Willa Ford [Amanda Lee Williford], American pop singer, and actress, born in Ruskin, Florida
  • 1982 Kevin Sheridan, American actor (Soul Man), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1984 Raica Oliveira, Brazilian supermodel, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1986 Daniel Wayne Smith, American actor & reality television personality (d. 2006)
  • 1986 Lee Pa-ni, South Korean model, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 2179 Hikaru Walter Sulu, Fictional Star Trek character, born in San Francisco, California