Birthdays in Film & TV on July 16

  • 1882 Edward Earle, Canadian actor (Charlie Chan-Meeting at Midnight), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1972)
  • 1882 Felix Locher, Swiss actor (Frankenstein's Daughter), born in Berne, Switzerland (d. 1969)
  • 1888 Percy Kilbride, American actor (Egg & I, Ma & Pa Kettle), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1964)
  • 1889 Larry Semon, American comedian (d. 1928)
  • 1902 Mary Philbin, American actress (Phantom of the Opera), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1993)
  • 1906 Vincent Sherman, American film director (d. 2006)
  • 1907 Barbara Stanwyck, American actress (Dynasty II, Big Valley, Thorn Birds), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)
  • 1907 Frances Horwich, American educator and television personality (d. 2001)

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1911 Ginger Rogers [Virginia McMath], American actress, dancer and singer (Top Hat, Kitty Foyle) born in Independence, Missouri (d. 1995)

Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
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  • 1911 Sonny Tufts, [Bowen Charleston Tufts II], Bost, actor (Variety Girl)
  • 1913 Peter Van Eyck, Steinwehr Germany, actor (Brain, Wages of Fear)
  • 1917 William Bishop, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • 1918 Bayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor (d. 1989)
  • 1924 Bess Myerson, 1st Jewish Miss America (1945), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1925 Phillip Pine, actor (Set-Up, Under the Ground), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1932 Milly Vitale, actress (7 Little Foys, War & Peace, Juggler), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1935 Tom Rosenthal, publisher/British broadcaster
  • 1939 Corin Redgrave, Brtish actor (Excalibur, A Man For All Seasons), born in London (d. 2010)
  • 1939 Mary Parkinson, British broadcaster, born in Doncaster, West Riding
  • 1946 Richard LeParmentier, American actor, (d. 2013)
  • 1948 Rubén Blades, Panamanian singer and actor
  • 1950 Camille Saviola, actress (Nightlife), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1951 Lorraine Chase, actress/model (Lame Ducks, Love & Bullets)
  • 1953 Philece Sampler, San Angelo, Tx, actress (Donna Love-Another World)
  • 1960 Leila Kenzle, American actress (Mad About You, Identity), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1963 Phoebe Cates, actress (Fast Times at Ridgemount High), born in Manhattan, NYC
  • 1966 Johnny Vaughan, English writer and broadcaster
  • 1967 Will Ferrell, American comedian (Step Brothers), born in Irvine, California
  • 1969 Rain Pryor, actress (Head of the Class)/daughter of Richard
  • 1969 Daryl Mitchell, American actor
  • 1970 Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thai film director
  • 1971 Corey Feldman, Encino California, actor (License to Drive, Stand by Me)
  • 1973 Graham Robertson, American filmmaker and author
  • 1974 Chris Pontius, American actor and Jackass cast member
  • 1975 Ana Paula Arósio, Brazilian actress
  • 1976 Bobby Lashley, American Professional Wrestler
  • 1978 Stephanie Lee Hamilton, Williston ND, Miss America-ND (1997)
  • 1978 Taj Anwar, model and activist
  • 1979 Jayma Mays, American actress
  • 1984 Katrina Kaif, Indian Actress
  • 1986 Calum Gittins, New Zealand actor
  • 1991 Randall Bentley, American actor, born in Marietta, Georgia
  • 1994 Mark Indelicato, American singer and actor