Birthdays in Film & TV on January 30

  • 1871 Seymour Hicks, British actor and theatrical impresario (Scrooge), born in St. Hélier, Isle of Jersey, England (d. 1949)
  • 1871 Wilfred Lucas, Canadian actor (Pardon Us, Chump at Oxford), born in Ontario, Canada (d. 1940)
  • 1873 Rose Melville, American stage actress (A Baby Grand, Her Great Invention), born in Terre Haute, Indiana (d. 1946)
  • 1900 Isaak Iosifovich Dunayevsky, Soviet operetta and film composer, born in Lokhvitsa, Russian Empire (d. 1955)
  • 1900 Martita Hunt, Argentine-born English actress (Man in Grey, Great Expectations), born in Buenos Aires (d. 1969)
  • 1902 Elise Cavanna, American actress (Pharmacist, Dentist, Barber Shop), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1963)
  • 1906 Greta Nissen, Norwegian-born American actress (Ambassador Bill), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1988)
  • 1909 Richard Hearne, actor (Capt Horatio Hornblower), born in Norwich, England
  • 1911 Hugh Marlowe, actor (Ellery Queen), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1914 David Wayne, American stage and screen actor (Andromeda Strain, Adam's Rib), born in Traverse City, Michigan (d. 1995)
  • 1914 John Ireland, actor (Rawhide, Gunfight at OK Corral), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1915 Dorothy Dell, actor (Little Miss Marker, Wharf Angel)
  • 1918 David Opatoshu, American actor (Bonino, Secret Empire, Masada), born in NYC, New York
  • 1922 Dick Martin, actor/comedian (Laugh-In, Carbon Copy), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1925 Dorothy Malone, American actress (At Gunpoint, Night & Day, Peyton Place), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1926 Ruth Brown, Portsmouth Va, actress (Leona-Hello Larry, Checking In)
  • 1928 Andrew Salkey, author editor/broadcaster
  • 1928 Harold Prince, US producer/director (West Side Story, Evita)

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1930 Gene Hackman, actor (Bonnie & Clyde, Under Fire, The French Connection), born in San Bernardino California

  • 1932 Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician
  • 1934 Tammy Grimes, American actress (Unsinkable Molly Brown), born in Lynn, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • 1937 Vanessa Redgrave, British actress (Blow-Up, Julia, Orient Express), born in London, England
  • 1937 Ed Hansen, American film director and editor (d. 2005)
  • 1938 Marlies van Alcmaer, [Smal], Dutch actress/director (Bridge too Far)
  • 1948 Nicholas Broomfield, director/editor (Dark Obsession, Heidi Fleiss)
  • 1950 Bruce Howard Lidington, actor (Sword of Valiant, Mosses)
  • 1950 Trinidad Silva, American actor (d. 1988)
  • 1951 Charles S Dutton, actor (Alien 3, Crocodile Dundee 2, Roc), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1956 Jeremy Gittins, English actor
  • 1960 Tony O'Dell, American actor (Alan Pinkard-Head of the Class), born in Pasadena California
  • 1965 Julie McCullough, playmate (Feb 86)/actress (Growing Pains), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1966 Daphne Ashbrook, actress (Liz-Our Family Honor), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1971 Darren Boyd, British actor
  • 1974 Christian Bale, Wales, British actor (Batman Begins, American Psycho, The Machinist), born in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • 1976 Andy Milonakis, American comedian
  • 1980 Leilani Dowding, British glamour model
  • 1980 Wilmer Valderrama, American actor
  • 1980 Pavel Ponomaryov, Russian-Estonian actor
  • 1987 Rebecca Knox, Irish professional wrestler
  • 1988 Rob Pinkston, American actor (Punk'd), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1989 Khleo Thomas, American actor and rapper
  • 1990 Jake Thomas, American actor (A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Lizzie McGuire), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1990 Eiza Gonzalez, Mexican actress/singer
  • 1991 Matthew Werkmeister, Australian actor