Birthdays in Film & TV on July 2

  • 1867 Herbert Prior, British actor (Caught Short, Slave of Desire), born in Oxfordshire, England (d. 1954)
  • 1889 Cor Hermus, Dutch actor, director and writer (Bleeke Bet, William of Orange, Jantes, A Mother), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1953)
  • 1893 August Maes, Flemish actor and director (Shylock-Hamlet) (d. 1979)
  • 1900 Tyrone Guthrie, British actor, producer, writer and director, born in Tunbridge Wells, England (d. 1971)
  • 1906 Alan Webb, British actor (King Lear, Taming of Shrew, Challenge of Lassie), born in York, England (d. 1982)
  • 1913 Edith Heerdegen, German actress (Serpent's Egg, Monpti), born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1982)
  • 1916 Ken Curtis, American actor (Ripcord, Festus - Gunsmoke), born in Lamar, Colorado (d. 1991)
  • 1921 Maria Britneva, Russian actress (A Room with a View, Maurice), born in Petrograd, Russia (d. 1994)
  • 1924 Rick Besoyan, American singer, actor, playwright, composer and director (Little Mary Sunshine), born in Reedley, California (d. 1970)
  • 1927 Brock Peters [George Fisher], American actor and singer (Carmen Jones, To Kill a Mockingbird), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1928 Estelita Rodriguez, Cuban actress (Rio Bravo, Cuban Fireball, Havana Rose), born in Guanajay, Cuba (d. 1966)
  • 1928 Pavel Kohout, Czech director and author (Poor Murderer)
  • 1931 Frank Williams, English actor (Dad's Army), born in London, England
  • 1931 Robert Ito, Canadian-born actor (Quincy, ME - "Sam"), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1932 Kenneth McMillan, American actor (Malone, Concrete Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1937 Polly Holliday, Jasper Ala, actress (Flo-Alice, Flo-Flo)
  • 1946 Ron Silver, American actor (Reversal of Fortune, Timecop) and political activist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)

Larry DavidLarry David (75 years old)

1947 American actor, comedian and screenwriter (Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1948 Saul Rubinek, Canadian film actor
  • 1949 Hanno Pöschl, Austrian actor
  • 1951 Anne Garrels, American broadcast journalist (ABC; NBC; NPR), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2022)
  • 1954 Wendy Schaal, American actress (It's a Living, Julie-Fantasy Is), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1955 Andrew Divoff, Venezuelan actor
  • 1956 Jerry Hall, American model and actress, married to Mick Jagger and Rupert Murdoch (Batman, Freejack), born in Mesquite, Texas
  • 1957 Brett "the Hitman" Hart, Canadian WWF champion, born in Alberta
  • 1960 Julia Montgomery, American actress (One Life to Live, Revenge of the Nerds), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1960 Terry Rossio, American screenwriter
  • 1961 Alba Parietti, Italian TV presenter and actress (Galagoal, Abbronzatissima), born in Torino Italy
  • 1961 James McNichol, American actor (Fitzpatricks, California Fever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962 Brandel Chamblee, American golfer, broadcaster (Golf Channel, 1 PGA Tour title), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1963 Mark Kermode, British film critic
  • 1964 Doug Benson, American comedian (The LEGO Batman Movie), born in San Diego, California
  • 1967 Debee Ashby, Coventry England, topless model (There's Girl in My Soup)
  • 1970 Scotty 2 Hotty, American wrestler
  • 1973 Peter Kay, British comedian
  • 1974 Moon So-ri, South Korean actress
  • 1980 Nicole Manske, American beauty queen and motorsports television commentator
  • 1983 Sammy J, Australian comedian
  • 1984 Vanessa Lee Chester, American actress

Ashley TisdaleAshley Tisdale (37 years old)

1985 American actress and singer (High School Musical), born in Monmouth County, New Jersey

Lindsay LohanLindsay Lohan (36 years old)

1986 American actress (Another World; Freaky Friday; Mean Girls), born in NYC, New York

  • 1987 Ruslana Korshunova, Kazakhstani model who died in unexplained circumstances, born in Almaty, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union (d. 2008)

Margot RobbieMargot Robbie (32 years old)

1990 Australian actress and producer (The Wolf of Wall Street, Focus), born in Dalby, Queensland