Birthdays in Film & TV on January 26

  • 1892 Zara Cully, American actress (The Jeffersons), born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 1978)
  • 1902 Romney Brent, Mexican-American actor and writer (Dinner at the Ritz), born in in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico (d. 1976)
  • 1904 Douglas Evans, American actor (At War with the Army, South Pacific Trail), born in Madison, Virginia (d. 1968)
  • 1905 Charles Lane, American actor (Homer-Petticoat Junction, Lucy Show), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2007)
  • 1908 Jill Esmond, English actress, born in London, England (d. 1990)
  • 1913 William Prince, Nichols NY, actor (City in Fear, Cyrano de Bergerac)
  • 1915 William Hopper, American actor (Paul Drake-Perry Mason), born in NYC, New York
  • 1920 Derek Bond, actor (Nicholas Nickelby), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1922 Michael Bentine, England, author/comedian (Reluctant Jester)
  • 1923 Anne Jeffreys, NC, actress (Dick Tracy, Topper, General Hospital)
  • 1925 Joan Leslie, actress (High Sierra, Yankee Doodle Dandy), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2015)

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1925 Paul Newman, American actor (Hud, Hombre, Hustler), racing car driver and popcorn mogul (Newman's Own), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2008)

Actor & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor & Entrepreneur
Paul Newman
  • 1927 William Redfield, American actor (Jimmy Hughes Rookie Cop, Marriage), born in NYC, New York
  • 1929 Gordon Solie, American wrestling commentator (d. 2000)
  • 1931 Mary Murphy, actress (A Man Alone, Maggie-Investigators), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1932 Ronald Allison, British author/broadcaster
  • 1935 Bob Uecker, catcher/actor (Mr Belvedere), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1941 Henry Jaglom, actor (Eating, Lucky Ducks, Always), born in London, England
  • 1941 Scott Glenn, actor (Right Stuff, Personal Best, Backdraft), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1942 Souad Hosni, Egyptian actress (d. 2001)
  • 1946 Gene Siskel, movie critic (Siskel & Ebert)
  • 1947 Patrick Dewaere, [PJMH Bordeaux], French actor (Les Valseuses)
  • 1949 Paul Nurse, dr/director-general elect (Imperial Cancer Research Fund)
  • 1949 David Strathairn, American actor (LA Confidential, The Bourne Ultimatum), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1950 Janet Lupo, American model
  • 1951 Walt Willey, actor (Jackson Montgomery-All My Children), born in Ottawa, Illinois
  • 1955 Lucia Mendez, Mexican actress and singer (Lucia es Luna Moreno), born in León, Guanajuato, Mexico

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1958 Ellen DeGeneres, comediene (Ellen Morgan-Ellen), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Comedian and TV Star Ellen DeGeneres
Comedian and TV Star
Ellen DeGeneres
  • 1960 Road Warrior Animal, American professional wrestler
  • 1964 Cathy Podewell, American actress (Cally Harper Ewing-Dallas), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1964 Paul Johansson, American actor
  • 1965 Allison Hossack, Manitoba, actress (Olivia-Another World)
  • 1968 Ravi Teja, Tollywood film actor
  • 1971 Bryan Callen, American actor
  • 1971 Dorian Gregory, American actor
  • 1976 Frankie Rayder, American model
  • 1978 Kelly Stables, American actress
  • 1979 Sara Rue, American actress
  • 1984 Layla Kayleigh, British television personality
  • 1986 Shantelle Taylor, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1987 Vladimir Garin, Russian actor (d. 2003)
  • 1990 Christopher Massey, American actor

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1993 Cameron Bright, Canadian actor (The Twilight Saga, X-Men), born in Victoria, British Columbia

  • 2003 Robby Novak [Kid President], American internet personality (YouTube), born in Henderson, Tennessee