Birthdays in Film & TV on July 21

  • 1863 C Aubrey Smith [Charles], British actor (The Prisoner of Zenda), born in London, England (d. 1948)
  • 1892 Lenore Ulric, American actress (Notorious, Better Woman), born in New Ulm, Minnesota [or 1894]
  • 1895 Ken Maynard, American stuntman and actor (Phantom Rancher, $50,000 Reward), born in Vevay, Indiana (d. 1973)
  • 1901 Allyn Joslyn, American actor (They Won't Forget, Cafe Society), born in Milford, Pennsylvania (d. 1981)
  • 1907 Ross Alexander, actor (Boulder Dam, Capt Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1923 Henny Alma, [Hendrika den Broek], Dutch actress (Soldier of Orange)
  • 1924 Don Knotts, American actor (Andy Griffth Show, 3's Company), born in Morgantown, West Virginia (d. 2006)
  • 1925 Al Checco, actor (Extreme Close-up), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1925 Anne Meacham, American actress
  • 1926 Paul Burke, American actor (Thomas Crown Affair, Neal-Dynasty), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1926 Queenie Watts, English actress (d. 1980)
  • 1926 Bill Pertwee, English actor (Dad's Army), born in Amersham, England (d. 2013)
  • 1928 Marcel Gauthier, Canadian wrestler (d. 1998)
  • 1929 Bob Orton, American wrestler (d. 2006)
  • 1942 Patricia Elliott, actress (Renee-Empire, One Life to Live), born in Gunnison Colorado (d. 2015)
  • 1943 David Downing, American actor (Backstairs at the White House), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943 Edward Herrmann, actor (Day of the Dolphin, Reds), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1945 Leigh Lawson, Atherston England, actress (Fire & Sword, Charlie Boy)
  • 1945 Lydia Shum, Hong Kong comedian and actress (d. 2008)
  • 1947 Wendell Burton, actor (Lucas-New Dick Van Dyke Show), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1948 Art Hindle, Halifax Nova Scotia, actor (Jeff-Dallas, Berrengers)

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1951 Robin Williams, American actor and comedian (Mork & Mindy, Jumanji, Dead Poets Society, Good Will Hunting), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2014)

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  • 1953 Jeff Fatt, Chinese Australian actor
  • 1957 Jon Lovitz, Tarzana California, actor (SNL, League of their Own, Critic)
  • 1960 Lance Guest, Saratoga California, actor (Lance-Lou Grant)
  • 1960 Matt Mulhern, actor (Biloxi Blues), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1962 Ike Eisenmann, actor (Scott-Fantastic Journey), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1963 Paulo Silva, Brazilian mixed martial artist and professional wrestler
  • 1964 Susan Swift, actress (Chisholms), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1966 Arija Bareikis, American actress
  • 1970 Shawn Stasiak, American professional wrestler
  • 1971 Nuno Markl, Portuguese comedian and radio host
  • 1972 Shinjiro Otani, wrestler (NJPW)
  • 1973 Ali Landry, American actress and pageant winner (Miss USA 1996), born in Cecilia, Louisiana
  • 1977 Sarah Biasini, daughter of actress Romy Schneider
  • 1977 Jaime Murray, British actress
  • 1978 Justin Bartha, American actor
  • 1978 Josh Hartnett, American actor and movie producer, born in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • 1980 Tailor James, Canadian model
  • 1980 Lee Camp, American comedian (Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1981 Chrishell Stause, American actress
  • 1981 Paloma Faith, English singer, songwriter and actress, born in Hackney, London, England
  • 1987 AnnaLynne McCord, American actress
  • 1989 Jamie Waylett, British actor
  • 1989 Rory Culkin, American actor