On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on July 14

  • 1878 Donald Meek, Scottish-American actor (You Can't Take It with You, Stagecoach), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1946)
  • 1891 Henry Oscar, English actor (Saint in London), born in London, England
  • 1893 Spencer Williams, American director, writer and actor (The Amos 'n' Andy Show), born in Vidalia, Louisiana (d. 1969)
  • 1898 Ivan Triesault [Johann Constantin Treisalt], Russian actor (Cry of the Werewolf, Black Parachute), born in Reval, Russian Empire (d. 1980)
  • 1901 George Tobias, American actor (Bewitched), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1902 Paul Guilfoyle, American actor and director (White Heat, Cyrano de Bergerac), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1961)
  • 1903 Ken Murray, American comedian (Ken Murray Show, Judy Garland Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1907 Annabella [Suzanne G Charpentier], French actress (Dinner at Ritz), born in Paris, France (d. 1996)

Person of interestWilliam Hanna

1910 William Hanna, American animator (Hanna-Barbera, Tom and Jerry, Scooby Doo), born in Melrose, New Mexico (d. 2001)

Animator William Hanna
Animator
William Hanna
  • 1911 Terry-Thomas [Thomas Terry Hoar-Stevens], English comedian and actor (I'm All Right Jack, Private's Progress), born in London (d. 1990)
  • 1917 Arthur Leavins, English violinist, leader of the BBC Concert Orchestra (d. 1995)
  • 1917 Douglas Edwards, American newscaster (CBS Evening News, FYI), born in Alda, Oklahoma (1990)

Person of interestIngmar Bergman

1918 Ingmar Bergman, Swedish stage and film director (Cries & Whispers), born in Uppsala, Sweden (d. 2007)

Director and Writer Ingmar Bergman
Director and Writer
Ingmar Bergman
  • 1919 Angiolino "Lino" Ventura, Italian actor (Happy New Year, Pain in the A--), born in Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (d. 1987)
  • 1923 Dale Robertson, American actor (Death Valley Days, Tales of Wells Fargo, The Iron Horse), born in Harrah, Oklahoma (d. 2013)
  • 1926 Harry Dean Stanton, American actor, (Lucky:Alien; Cool Hand Luke; The Godfather Part II), musician, and singer, born in West Irvine, Kentucky (d. 2017)

  • 1927 John William Chancellor, American news anchor (NBC, VOA), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1928 Nancy Olson, American actress (Absent-Minded Professor, Pollyanna), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1928 Pierre Olaf [Trivier], French actor (Camelot, Don't Drink the Water, Kraft Music Hall), born in Caudéran, Bordeaux (d. 1995)
  • 1930 Polly Bergen [Nellie Burgin], American actress, singer, television host, and writer (Rhoda-Winds of War, The Helen Morgan Story), born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 2014)
  • 1931 Sir Robert Stephens, British actor (Uncle Kurt-Holocaust, Chaplin, QB VII, Cleopatra), born in Bristol, England (d. 1995)
  • 1932 Roosevelt "Rosey" Grier, American actor, minister, and former professional American football player (Pennsylvania State University), born in Cuthbert, Georgia
  • 1939 Sid Haig [Sidney Mosesian], American actor (House of 1000 Corpses, Jason of Star Command), born in Fresno, California
  • 1943 Lynn Loring, American actress (Patty-Fair Exchange, Barbara-FBI), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946 John Wood, Australian actor (Blue Heelers), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1947 Nick Benedict, American actor (Pistol-Birth of a Legend), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951 Erich Hallhuber, German actor (d. 2003)
  • 1952 Eric Laneuville, American actor (Larry-Room 222, St Elsewhere), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1952 Jerry Houser, American actor (Slapshot, Summer of '42, Class of '44), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952 Stan Shaw, American actor (Mississippi, Roots Next Generation), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1953 Bebe Buell [Beverle Lorence], American model, singer, and Playboy playmate (Nov 1974), born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • 1954 R. Sarathkumar, Indian actor (Nattamai), director and politician, born in New Delhi, India
  • 1956 Vladimir Kulich, Czech actor
  • 1958 Joe Keenan, American screenwriter, television producer and novelist.
  • 1960 Jane Lynch, American actress (Best In Show; Glee; Two and a Half Men; Criminal Minds), singer and comedian, born in Evergreen Park, Illinois
  • 1961 Jackie Earle Haley, American actor (Breaking Away), born in Northridge, California

  • 1964 Brett Ogle, Australian golfer, broadcaster (2 PGA Tour titles; Fox Sports), born in Sydney, NSW
  • 1966 Matthew Fox, American actor (Party of 5, Lost), born in Abington, Pennsylvania
  • 1968 Kazushi Sakuraba, Japanese mixed martial artist and professional wrestler
  • 1970 Missy Gold, American actress (Katie-Benson), born in Great Falls, Montana
  • 1971 Bubba Ray Dudley [Mark LoMonaco], American professional wrestler (WWF, WWE), born in New York City
  • 1971 Joey Styles, American wrestling commentator (WWE), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1972 Deborah Mailman, Australian actress (The Secret Life of Us, Offspring), born in Mount Isa, Australia
  • 1973 Candela Peña, Spanish actress (Take My Eyes), born in Gavà, Spain
  • 1974 David Mitchell, English comedian and actor (Mitchell and Webb, Peep Show), born in Salisbury, England
  • 1976 Kirsten Sheridan, Irish film screenwriter, and director (In America; August Rush), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1981 Lee Mead, English actor (Any Dream Will Do), born in Southend-on-Sea, England

Person of interestPhoebe Waller-Bridge

1985 Phoebe Waller-Bridge, English actress, writer and director (Fleabag), born in London, England

Actress and Director Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Actress and Director
Phoebe Waller-Bridge
  • 1985 Lee Kwang-soo, South Korean actor (Inseparable Bros ), born in Namyangju, South Korea
  • 1989 Sean Flynn-Amir, American actor