On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on January 30

  • 1866 Gelett Burgess, American humorist & author (The Purple Cow), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1951)
  • 1871 Seymour Hicks, British actor & 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 & 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)
  • 1900 Sandy Powell, English comedian, born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England (d. 1982)
  • 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)
  • 1908 Richard Hearne, British actor (Tons of Trouble, The Time of His Life), born in Norwich, England (d. 1979)
  • 1911 Hugh Marlowe [Hipple], American actor (All About Eve, Ellery Queen), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1982)
  • 1914 David Wayne, American stage & screen actor (Andromeda Strain, Adam's Rib), born in Traverse City, Michigan (d. 1995)
  • 1914 John Ireland, Canadian actor (All the King's Men, Rawhide, Gunfight at OK Corral), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 1992)
  • 1915 Dorothy Dell [Goff], American child actress (Little Miss Marker, Wharf Angel), born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi (d. 1934)
  • 1918 David Opatoshu [Opatovsky], American actor & writer (Star Trek, Bonino, Secret Empire, Masada), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1922 Dick Martin [Thomas Richard], American actor & comedian (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, Carbon Copy), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2008)

  • 1925 Dorothy Malone, American actress (At Gunpoint, Night & Day, Peyton Place), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2018)
  • 1926 Lizbeth Webb, English soprano & stage actress, born in Reading, United Kingdom (d. 2013)
  • 1928 Andrew Salkey, Panamanian-Jamaican novelist, born in Colón, Panama (d. 1995)
  • 1928 Harold Prince, American producer & director (West Side Story, Evita), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2019)

Person of interestGene Hackman

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

  • 1932 Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian & politician, born in Kobe, Japan (d. 2007)
  • 1934 Tammy Grimes, American actress (Unsinkable Molly Brown), born in Lynn, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • 1935 Elsa Martinelli, Italian actress (Indian Fighter), born in Grosseto, Tuscany, Italy (d. 2017)
  • 1937 Vanessa Redgrave, British actress (Blow-Up, Julia, Orient Express), born in London, England
  • 1937 Ed Hansen, American film director & editor, born in Minnesota, United States (d. 2005)
  • 1938 Marlies van Alcmaer, [Smal], Dutch actress & director (Bridge too Far)
  • 1948 Nicholas Broomfield, English documentary film director (Dark Obsession, Heidi Fleiss), born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1950 Bruce Howard Lidington, English actor (Sword of Valiant, Mosses), born in Harrow, London
  • 1950 Trinidad Silva, American actor, born in Mission, Texas (d. 1988)
  • 1951 Charles S. Dutton, American actor (Alien 3, Crocodile Dundee 2, Roc), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1956 Jeremy Gittins, English actor, born in Manchester, United Kingdom
  • 1958 Brett Butler, American comedian (Grace-Grace Under Fire), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1960 Tony O'Dell, American actor (Alan Pinkard-Head of the Class), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1965 Julie McCullough, American actress (Growing Pains) & Playboy playmate (Feb 86) born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1966 Daphne Ashbrook, American actress (Liz-Our Family Honor), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1971 Darren Boyd, British actor, born in Hastings, United Kingdom

Person of interestChristian Bale

1974 Christian Bale, British actor (Batman Begins, American Psycho, The Machinist), born in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Person of interestOlivia Colman

1974 Olivia Colman, English actress (Broadchurch, The Favourite), born in Norwich, England

Actress Olivia Colman
Actress
Olivia Colman
  • 1976 Andy Milonakis, American comedian, born in Katonah, New York
  • 1980 Leilani Dowding, British glamour model, born in Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • 1980 Wilmer Valderrama, American actor, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1980 Pavel Ponomaryov, Russian-Estonian actor, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 1987 Rebecca Knox, Irish professional wrestler, born in Limerick, Republic of Ireland
  • 1988 Rob Pinkston, American actor (Punk'd), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1989 Khleo Thomas, American actor & rapper, born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • 1990 Jake Thomas, American actor (A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Lizzie McGuire), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1990 Eiza Gonzalez, Mexican actress & singer, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1991 Matthew Werkmeister, Australian actor, born in Melbourne, Australia