Birthdays in Film & TV on July 23

  • 1816 Charlotte Saunders Cushman, American actress (Lady MacBeth), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1876)
  • 1853 William Gillette, American stage and silent film actor (Sherlock Holmes), and playwright (Secret Service), born in Hartford, Connecticut, (d. 1937)
  • 1884 Albert Warner [Abraham Albert Wonsal], American film producer (Warner Bros. Studio), born in Krasnosielc, Congress Poland, Russian Empire (d. 1967)

Emil JanningsEmil Jannings (1884-1950)

German actor (Faust, The Blue Angel, The Way of All Flesh), born in Rorschach, Switzerland

  • 1888 Raymond Chandler, American-British mystery novelist and screenwriter (Farewell My Lovely; The Long Goodbye; The Big Sleep), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1959)
  • 1894 Arthur Treacher, British character actor (The Little Princess; Thank You, Jeeves), TV announcer/sidekick (The Merv Griffin Show, 1965-70), and fish and chips restaurant namesake, born in Brighton, England (d. 1975)
  • 1895 Aileen Pringle, American actress (Murder at Midnight), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1989)
  • 1895 Florence Vidor, American actress (Jack Knife Man), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1977)
  • 1901 Hank Worden, American actor (The Searcher, Red River), born in Rolfe, Iowa (d. 1992)
  • 1906 Clancy Cooper, American actor (Enchanted Forest, Girls in Chains), born in Boise, Idaho (d. 1975)
  • 1908 Karl Swenson, American actor (Lars Hanson-Little House on the Prairie), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1978)
  • 1912 Michael Wilding, British actor (Stage Fright, Courtney Affair, World of Suzie Wong), born in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England (d. 1979)
  • 1913 Coral Browne, Australian actress (Ruling Class, Time Express), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 1991)
  • 1917 Kurt Kreuger, Swiss-German actor (Fear, Unfaithfully Yours), born in Michenberg, Germany (d. 2006)
  • 1921 Calvert DeForest, American comedian (Larry "Bud" Melman), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1921 Heinz Bennent, German actor (Possession, The Serpent's Egg), born in Stolberg, Germany (d. 2011)
  • 1924 Gavin Lambert, British-American screenwriter (Inside Daisy Clover), born in East Grinstead, England (d. 2005)
  • 1925 Gloria DeHaven, American musical actress (Step Lively), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1931 Guy Fournier, French Canadian author and screenwriter, born in Waterloo, Quebec
  • 1933 Bert Convy, American actor and game show host (Tattletales), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1991)
  • 1937 Bruce Surtees, American cinematographer (Dirty Harry, Lenny), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1938 Götz George, German actor (Tatort), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2016)
  • 1938 Ronny Cox, American actor (RoboCop, Total Recall), born in Cloudcroft, New Mexico
  • 1940 Don Imus, American radio talk show host (WNBC), born in Riverside, California (d. 2019)
  • 1945 Harold W. Hennep, Arubians Dutch dancer and actor (Plus Echo)
  • 1947 David Essex [Cook], English rock vocalist ("Rock On") and actor (That'll Be The Day), born in Plaistow, Essex (now part of Greater London), England
  • 1950 Belinda Montgomery, Canadian actress (Man From Atlantis), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1950 Kaity Tong, Chinese-American news anchor (WPIX), born in Qingdao, China
  • 1951 Edie McClurg, American actress (Cinderella-1985, Hogan Family), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1951 Terry Davis, American actress (Stacey Winthrop-Another World), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957 Theo van Gogh, Dutch film director (Submission), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • 1958 Lydia Cornell, American actress (Sara Rush-Too Close for Comfort), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1959 Nancy Savoca, American filmmaker (True Love), born in Bronx, New York
  • 1960 Al Perez, American professional wrestler, born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1961 André Ducharme, Canadian (Québécois) humorist (Rock et Belles Oreilles) and author, born in Montreal, Quebec

Woody HarrelsonWoody Harrelson (61 years old)

1961 American actor (Woody Boyd in Cheers), born in Midland, Texas

  • 1962 Eriq La Salle, American actor (Dr Peter Benton-ER), born in Hartford, Connecticut

Philip Seymour HoffmanPhilip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014)

American actor (Capote, Moneyball), born in Fairport, New York

  • 1968 Beth Ehlers, American actress (Harley Cooper-Guiding Light, Hunger), born in Queens, New York
  • 1968 Shawn Levy. Canadian film and television director and producer (Night at the Museum movies; Stranger Things), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1968 Stephanie Seymour, American model (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover-1988), born in San Diego, California
  • 1970 Charisma Carpenter, American actress (Angel), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1971 Christopher Lee [Lee Meng Soon], Malaysian actor, singer and model (Show Hand), born in Malacca, Malaysia
  • 1972 Marlon Wayans, American comedian (Wayans Bros, In Living Color), born in New York City
  • 1973 Himesh Reshammiya, Indian Bollywood composer, singer and actor (Aashiq Banaya Aapne), born in Gujarat, India
  • 1973 Omar Epps, American actor (House) and rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1974 Kathryn Hahn, American actress (WandaVision), born in Westchester, Illinois
  • 1974 Sonny Siaki, Samoan-born professional wrestler, born in Pago Pago, American Samoa
  • 1975 Sung Hyun-ah, South Korean actress (Cello), born in South Korea
  • 1975 Surya Sivakumar, Tamil actor (Vaaranam Aayiram), born in Madras, India
  • 1979 Perro Aguayo, Jr., Mexican professional wrestler (CMLL), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 2015)
  • 1982 Paul Wesley [Paweł Wasilewski], American actor (The Vampire Diaries), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • 1983 Bec Hewitt, Australian actress (Home and Away), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1986 Ayaka Komatsu, Japanese model and actress (Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon), born in Ichinoseki, Japan
  • 1986 Reece Ritchie, English actor (The Outpost), born in Lowestoft, England
  • 1988 Pippa Bennett-Warner, English actress, born in Banbury, England

Daniel RadcliffeDaniel Radcliffe (33 years old)

1989 English actor (Harry Potter in the Harry Potter series of movies), born in London, England

  • 1994 Kelvin Harrison Jr., American actor (Cyrano), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1996 David Dobrik, Slovakian YouTuber (The Vlog Squad), born in Košice, Slovakia
  • 1996 Rachel G. Fox, American actress (Desperate Housewives), born in Laurenceville, Georgia