Birthdays in Film & TV on July 10

  • 1854 James T Kelley, Irish actor (The Rink, The Immigrant), born in Castlebar, Ireland (d. 1933)
  • 1867 Finley Peter Dunne, American journalist/humorist (Mr Dooley)
  • 1883 Sam Wood, American communist fighter and director (For Whom the Bell Tolls), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1949)
  • 1889 Robert [Harriot] Barrat, American actor (Bad Lands, Go West, Distant Drums), born in NYC, New York (d. 1970)
  • 1892 George "Slim" Summerville, American actor (All Quiet on the Western Front, Keystone Cops), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico (d. 1946)
  • 1899 John Gilbert, American actor, screenwriter and director (The Hater of Men, Man, Woman and Sin), born in Logan, Utah (d. 1936)
  • 1900 [Elsie] Evelyn Laye, English singer and actress (Bitter Sweet, Merry Widow), born in London, England (d. 1996)
  • 1905 Thomas Gomez, American actor (Force of Evil, Key Largo, Kim, Sellout), born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)
  • 1910 Ronald Fletcher, British broadcaster (Barbara with Braden, Bomber Harris), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England (d. 1996)
  • 1911 Terry-Thomas, England, actor (It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World)
  • 1917 Don Herbert, Waconia Minn, scientist/TV host (Watch Mr Wizard)
  • 1920 David Brinkley, NBC news anchor (Huntley-Brinkley), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • 1921 Jeff Donnell, South Windham Maine, actor (Gidget Goes to Rome)
  • 1922 Derek Prouse, writer actor/film festival director (Le Scandale)
  • 1924 Bobo Brazil, American professional wrestler (d. 1998)
  • 1926 Carleton Carpenter, actor (Up Periscope, Summer Stock), born in Bennington, Vermont
  • 1926 Fred Gwynne, American actor (Car 54 Where Are You, Munsters), born in NYC, New York
  • 1927 William Smithers, actor (Witness, Peyton Place, Attack!), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1927 Suzanne Cloutier, Canadian film actor (d. 2003)
  • 1931 Nick Adams, Nanticoke Pa, actor (Johnny Yuma-Rebel)
  • 1935 Tura Satana, American actress
  • 1939 Lawrence Pressman, Ky, actor (Man From Atlantis, Hellstrom Chronicle)
  • 1940 Mills Watson, actor (Harper Valley PTA, BJ & Bear), born in Oakland, California
  • 1941 Robert Pine, actor (Joe Getraer-CHiPs), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • 1941 Jake Eberts, film producer (Chariots of Fire, Dances with Wolves), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2012)
  • 1945 Ron Glass, actor (Barney Miller, Frank's Place), born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • 1945 Jean-Marie Poiré, French film director
  • 1946 Sue Lyon, Davenport Iowa, actress (Lolita, Night of the Iguana)
  • 1949 Mark Shera, actor (SWAT, Barnaby Jones), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • 1951 Phyllis Smith, American actress
  • 1958 Fiona Shaw, Irish actress
  • 1961 Jacky Cheung, Hong Kong singer and actor
  • 1965 Alec Mapa, Filipino-American actor and comedian
  • 1966 Johnny Grunge, wrestler (d. 2006)
  • 1968 Jonathan Gilbert, American actor
  • 1969 Gale Harold, American actor
  • 1969 Alexandra Hedison, American actress
  • 1970 Helen Sjöholm, Swedish singer and actress
  • 1970 John Simm, British actor
  • 1972 Damon Sharpe, actor/musician (Guys Next Door), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1972 Peter Serafinowicz, British comedian and actor
  • 1972 Sofia Vergara, Colombian-American actress (Modern Family), born in Barranquilla, Colombia
  • 1974 IMarina Vidal, American actress, journalist and Miss Florida 1996
  • 1974 Jennifer Montica Curry, Muscatine Iowa, Miss America-Iowa (1996)
  • 1974 Chiwetel Ejiofor, English film and theatre actor ("Twelve Years a Slave"), born in London
  • 1975 Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Icelandic actor
  • 1976 Adrian Grenier, American actor
  • 1977 Gwendoline Yeo, American actress
  • 1980 Thomas Ian Nicholas, actor (American Pie, Rookie of the Year), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1984 Maria Julia Mantilla Garcia, Miss World 2004