Birthdays in Film & TV on January 28

  • 1880 Mary Boland, American comedienne and actress (Ruggles of Red Gap), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1965)
  • 1892 Ernst Lubitsch, German actor, producer and film director (To Be or Not to Be, Love Parade), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1947)
  • 1908 Hans [Hendrik AJ] Tiemeijer, Dutch actor/director/writer (Fear)
  • 1910 Arnold Moss, actor (Loves of Carmen, Kim, Quebec, Viva Zapata), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1910 John Banner, actor (Sgt Hans Schultz-Hogan's Heroes), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1914 Nelson Olmsted [or Olmstead], American voice actor (Sleep No More), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1992)
  • 1918 Suzanne Flon, actress (One Deadly Summer, Moulin Rouge), born in Paris, France
  • 1918 Vito Scotti, actor (Flying Nun, Barefoot in the Park), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1921 Alfred Marks, actor/comedian (Desert Mice, Scream & Scream Again)
  • 1934 Mitr Chaibancha, Thai actor (d. 1970)
  • 1935 Nicholas Pryor, American actor (The Hunger Games), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1936 Alan Alda, [Alphonso D'Abruzzo], American actor (Hawkeye Pierce-M*A*S*H), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937 Ken Hill, playwright/director
  • 1941 Joel Crothers, actor (Edge of Night), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1943 John Beck, Chic, actor (Mark-Dallas, Flamingo Road, Santa Barbara)
  • 1943 Susan Howard, Marshall Tx, actress (Donna-Dallas, Petrocelli)
  • 1946 Renne Jarrett, American actress (Nancy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1948 Gareth Roscoe, legal adviser (BBC)
  • 1950 Barbi Benton, [Klein], California, Playboy model (Hee Haw, Sugar Time!)
  • 1954 Anicee Alvina, actress (Friends), born in Paris, France
  • 1957 Harley Jane Kozak, actress (Arachnophobia, Necessary Roughness)
  • 1957 Frank Skinner English comedian
  • 1959 Frank Darabont, American filmmaker
  • 1960 John Caliri, American actor (Vinnie-Square Pegs, Double Trouble), born in Providence Rhode Island
  • 1961 Luann L Lee, playmate (Jan, 1987), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1962 Keith Hamilton Cobb, Tarrytown NY, actor (Noah Keefer-All My Children)
  • 1962 Sam Phillips, singer/actress (Die Hard with a Vengeance)
  • 1965 Lynda Boyd, American actress
  • 1967 Jan Lamb, Hong Kong disc jockey & stand-up comedian
  • 1969 Kathryn Morris, American actress
  • 1969 Mo Rocca, American writer and comedian
  • 1975 Terri Colombino, American Actress
  • 1976 Lee Ingleby, British actor
  • 1976 Emiko Kado, Japanese professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • 1980 Jesse James American drug dealer and fugitive, born in Hollywood, California

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1981 Elijah Wood, American actor (Good Son, The Lord of the Rings), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

  • 1986 Shruti Haasan, Indian actress
  • 1988 Henry Mortensen, American actor
  • 1998 Ariel Winter, American actress (Modern Family) and singer, born in Los Angeles, California