Birthdays in Film & TV on January 9

  • 1898 Gracie Fields, English music hall/vaudeville performer and actress (Queen of Hearts), born in Rochdale, England (d. 1979)
  • 1898 Vilma B├ínky, Austrian silent screen actress (The Eagle, Rebel), born in Nagydorog, Austria-Hungary (d. 1991)

Person of interestRichard Nixon

1913 Richard Nixon, 37th US President (Republican 1969-74) and actor, born in Yorba Linda, California (d. 1994)

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • 1915 Anita Louise, American actress (The Little Princess, Gorilla, My Friend Flicka), born in NYC, New York (d. 1970)
  • 1915 Fernando Lamas, Argentine American actor and director (Lost World, You look marvelous), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1982)
  • 1920 Clive Dunn, British actor (Dad's Army, The Avengers), born in Brixton, London (d. 2012)
  • 1921 Lister Sinclair, Canadian broadcaster and playwright (d. 2006)
  • 1924 Sergei Parajanov, Armenian film director (d. 1990)
  • 1925 Lee Van Cleef, NJ, actor (For a Few Dollars More, Escape from NY)
  • 1932 Jane Ross [Breslaw], American actress (Star Trek, Rocket Attack U.S.A., Wild Is My Love), born in NYC, New York (d. 1985)

Person of interestBob Denver

1935 Bob Denver, American actor (The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Gilligan's Island), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2005)

Actor Bob Denver
Bob Denver
  • 1935 Richard "Dick" Enberg, American sportscaster (NBC, CBS, ESPN), born in Mt Clemens, Michigan (d. 2017)
  • 1938 Aad Kosto, Dutch theologist/actor/asst secretary of Justice
  • 1939 Susannah York, English actress (They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, Superman), born in London, England
  • 1940 Jimmy Boyd, McComb Mo, singer/actor (Howard-Bachelor Father)
  • 1942 K Callan, actress (Joe's World, Martha-Lois & Clark), born in Dallas, Texas

  • 1943 Freddie Starr, English comedian and singer
  • 1945 Frank J Biondi Jr, president (HBO)
  • 1945 Harun Farocki, actor and director (Nicht loeschbares Feur)
  • 1945 John Doman, American actor
  • 1946 Leo Gullotta, actor (Sinbad of the 7 Seas)
  • 1955 J. K. Simmons, American actor
  • 1956 Kimberly Beck Hilton, actress (Kim-Peyton Place), born in Glendale, California
  • 1956 Imelda Staunton, British actress
  • 1961 Oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter
  • 1965 Joely Richardson, English actress (Body Contact, Wetherby), born in London, England
  • 1966 Candi Milo, American voice actress
  • 1968 Joey Lauren Adams, American actress
  • 1972 Kristie Hicks, Bardstown Kentucky, Miss America-Kentucky (1996)
  • 1972 Sarah Beeny, British TV personality
  • 1972 Angie Martinez, American radio and television personality
  • 1974 Farhan Akhtar, Indian Bollywood Director, Actor, Producer, Singer.
  • 1976 Todd Grisham, American professional wrestling interviewer
  • 1978 Maggie Rizer, American model and AIDS activist
  • 1987 Pablo Santos, Mexican actor (d. 2006)
  • 1997 Lauryn McClain, American actress and singer