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 and director (The Wizard of Oz), born in West Point, Mississippi (d. 1928)
  • 1902 Mary Philbin, American actress (Phantom of the Opera), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1993)
  • 1906 Vincent Sherman, American film director (Mr. Skeffington), born in Vienna, Georgia (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 (Ding Dong School), born in Ottawa, Ohio (d. 2001)

Person of interestGinger Rogers

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
Actress and Dancer
Ginger Rogers
  • 1911 Sonny Tufts [Bowen Charleton Tufts III], American actor (The Seven Year Itch, Variety Girl), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1970)
  • 1913 Peter Van Eyck [Götz von Eick], German actor (The Longest Day, The Wages of Fear), born in Steinwehr, Pomerania, Germany (d. 1969)
  • 1917 William Bishop, American actor (Black Eagle, Adventures in Silverado, It's a Great Life), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 1959)
  • 1918 Bayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor [Okey Ka Fairy Ko!], born in San Pablo, Laguna, Philippine Islands (d. 1989)
  • 1924 Bess Myerson, 1st Jewish Miss America (1945), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1925 Phillip Pine, American actor (Set-Up, Under the Ground), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2006)
  • 1932 Milly Vitale, Italian actress (7 Little Foys, War & Peace, Juggler), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2006)
  • 1935 Tom Rosenthal, British publisher and broadcaster, born in London (d. 2014)
  • 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 (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • 1948 Rubén Blades, Panamanian singer and actor, born in Panama City, Panama
  • 1950 Camille Saviola, American actress (Nightlife), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1951 Lorraine Chase, English actress and model (Lame Ducks, Love & Bullets), born in Deptford, England
  • 1953 Philece Sampler, American actress (Donna Love-Another World), born in San Angelo, Texas
  • 1960 Leila Kenzle, American actress (Mad About You, Identity), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1963 Phoebe Cates, American actress (Fast Times at Ridgemount High), born in Manhattan, NYC
  • 1966 Johnny Vaughan, English writer and broadcaster (Capital Breakfast), born in Barnet, London
  • 1967 Will Ferrell, American comedian (Step Brothers), born in Irvine, California
  • 1969 Rain Pryor, American actress (Head of the Class) and daughter of Richard Pryor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969 Daryl Mitchell, American actor (Tommy Webber-Galaxy Quest), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1970 Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thai film director, born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • 1971 Corey Feldman, American actor (License to Drive, Stand by Me), born in Reseda, California
  • 1973 Graham Robertson, American filmmaker and author, born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1974 Chris Pontius, American actor and Jackass cast member, born in Pasadena, California
  • 1975 Ana Paula Arósio, Brazilian actress (Domingão do Faustão), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1976 Bobby Lashley, American professional wrestler, born in Junction City, Kansas
  • 1979 Jayma Mays, American actress (Glee, Heroes), born in Bristol, Tennessee
  • 1984 Katrina Kaif, Indian actress (Dhoom 3), born in Hong Kong
  • 1986 Calum Gittins, New Zealand actor (The King's Speech), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1991 Randall Bentley, American actor, born in Marietta, Georgia
  • 1994 Mark Indelicato, American singer and actor (Ugly Betty), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania