Birthdays in Film & TV on January 22

Person of interestD. W. Griffith

1875 D.W. Griffith, American film director and producer (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance), born in LaGrange, Kentucky (d. 1948)

Film director D. W. Griffith
Film director
D. W. Griffith
  • 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)
  • 1920 George Breakston, French-American producer, actor and director (Jungle Stampede, It Happened One Night), born in Paris, France (d. 1973)
  • 1923 Diana Douglas, Bermudian-born American actress (The Indian Fighter), born in Devonshire Bermuda (d. 2015)
  • 1932 Piper Laurie, [Rosetta Jacobs], actress (Twin Peaks), born in Detroit, Michigan

Person of interestBill Bixby

1934 Bill Bixby, actor (Incredible Hulk, My Favorite Martian), born in San Francisco, California

Actor Bill Bixby
Bill Bixby
  • 1935 Seymour Cassel, actor (Faces, Plain Clothes, Valentino), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 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
  • 1955 John Wesley Shipp, Norfolk, Virginia, American actor (Dawson's Creek, One Life to Live)
  • 1957 Rene Requiestas, Filipino comedian (d. 1993)
  • 1959 Linda Blair, American actress (Exorcist, Chained Heat, Savage St), born in St Louis, Missouri

Person of interestMichael Hutchence

1960 Michael Hutchence, Australian rock vocalist/actor (INXS, Dogs in Space), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1997)

INXS rocker Michael Hutchence
INXS rocker
Michael Hutchence
  • 1962 Robert Mailhouse, actor (Brian-Days of our Life), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1962 Choi Min-sik, South Korean actor
  • 1964 Maria Ellingsen, Reykjavik Iceland, actress (Katrina-Santa Barbara)
  • 1965 Diane Lane, American actress (The Perfect Storm, Lady Beware, Lonesome Dove), born in NYC, New York
  • 1965 Brian McCardie, Scottish actor
  • 1965 Chintara Sukapatana, Thai actress
  • 1967 Manabu Nakanishi, wrestler (NJPW)
  • 1969 Olivia d'Abo, actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy), born London, England
  • 1969 Christina Marie Leardini, playmate (Apr, 1991), born in St Petersburg, Florida
  • 1970 Brian Gaskill, actor (David Michaels-Models Inc, Bob-All My Children)
  • 1971 Jennifer Christine Joseph, Wendover Nev, Miss America-Nevada (1996)
  • 1972 Gabriel Macht, American actor
  • 1972 Romi Paku, Japanese seiyu (voice actress)
  • 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, born in Long Island, New York
  • 1981 Beverley Mitchell, American actress
  • 1982 Kevin Sheridan, actor (Soul Man)
  • 1984 Raica Oliveira, Brazilian supermodel
  • 1986 Lee Pa-ni, South Korean model
  • 1986 Daniel Wayne Smith, American actor, reality television personality (d. 2006)
  • 2179 Hikaru Walter Sulu, Fictional Star Trek character, born in San Francisco, California