Birthdays in Film & TV on July 24

  • 1807 Ira Aldridge, famed 19th century African American Shakespearian actor (Othello), born in NYC, New York (d. 1867)
  • 1899 Chief Dan George [Tes-wah-no], Canadian Indian author, poet and actor (Harry & Tonto, Little Big Man, Smith!), born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1902 Nora Swinburne [Leonora Mary Johnson], British actress (Quo Vardis, Dinner at Ritz, River), born in Bath, Somerset (d. 2000)
  • 1913 George H. Brown, English film producer (Hotel Sahara), born in London (d. 2001)
  • 1914 Frank Silvera, actor (High Chaparral), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1914 Robert Emhardt, American actor (Another World, Underworld USA, Mooncussers), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1994)
  • 1930 Jacqueline Brookes, actress (Jack & Mike, Another World), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • 1933 John Aniston, Crete, actor (Search for Tomorrow, Day of our Lives)
  • 1936 Mark Goddard, actor (Don West-Lost in Space), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1940 Dan Hedaya, American actor (Cheers, Marvin's Room, Clueless), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1942 Chris Sarandon, WV, actor (Child's Play, Dog Day Afternoon, Lipstick)
  • 1947 Geoffrey McQueen, TV Writer
  • 1947 Robert Hays, actor (Airplane!, Starman, Scandalous), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1949 Michael Richards, American comedian (Fridays, Kramer-Seinfeld), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950 Sam Behrens, actor (Jake Meyer-General Hospital, Sunset Beach, LA Law)
  • 1951 Lynda Carter, Miss USA (1973) actress (Wonder Woman), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1952 Gus Van Sant, American film director (Good Will Hunting), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1957 Dorothy Mays, playmate (Jul, 1979), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1965 Kadeem Hardison, New York, American actor (A Different World, The Sixth Man)
  • 1965 Doug Liman, American film director
  • 1968 John P Navin Jr, actor (Joey Elliot-Jennifer Slept Here), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968 Laura Leighton [Miller], American actress (Melrose Place, Pretty Little Liars), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1968 Kristin Chenoweth, American singer and actress

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1969 Jennifer Lopez, actress and pop singer (Selena), born in The Bronx, New York

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  • 1970 Stephanie Adams, NJ, playmate (Nov, 1992)
  • 1971 Patty Jenkins, American film director (Monster, Wonder Woman), born in Victorville, California
  • 1975 Eric Szmanda, American actor
  • 1975 Torrie Wilson, American wrestler
  • 1977 Danny Dyer, English actor and television presenter
  • 1979 Rose Byrne, Australian actress
  • 1979 Lee Si-yeon, South Korean actress
  • 1981 Summer Glau, American actress
  • 1982 Anna Paquin, Canadian-born New Zealand Oscar-winning actress (The Piano, True Blood), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1982 Elise Crombez, Belgian model
  • 1982 Elizabeth Moss, American actress (Mad Men), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1986 Megan Park, Canadian actress
  • 1987 Mara Wilson, actress (Mrs Doubtfire)
  • 1990 Daveigh Chase, American actress
  • 1991 Emily Bett Rickards, Canadian actress (Arrow), born in Vancouver
  • 1998 Bindi Irwin, Australian TV personality, conservationist; daughter of Steve Irwin, born in Buderim, Australia