Birthdays in Film & TV on July 29

  • 1853 Esther de Boer-van Rijk, Dutch actress (Kniertje-Hope of Blessing), born in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1937)
  • 1876 Maria Ouspenskaya, Russian actress (The Wolf Man, Waterloo Bridge), born in Tula, Russian Empire (d. 1949)
  • 1885 Theda Bara, American film actress (Cleopatra, The Unchastened Woman), born in Avondale, Ohio (d. 1955)
  • 1888 Niles Welch, American actor (Cornered), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1976)
  • 1892 William Powell, American actor (Thin Man, My Man Godfrey), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1984)

Person of interestClara Bow

1905 Clara Bow, American silent screen actress (It, Saturday Night Kid), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1965)

Silent Screen Actress Clara Bow
Silent Screen Actress
Clara Bow
  • 1906 Thelma Todd [Alison Loyd], American actress (Dangerous Female), born in Lawrence, Massachusetts (d. 1935)
  • 1911 Stephen McNally, American attorney and actor (Split Second, 30 Seconds over Tokyo), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1914 "Professor" Irwin Corey, comedian (Car Wash, Doc), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1916 Budd Boetticher, American film director (d. 2001)
  • 1920 Rodolfo Acosta, Mexican-American character actor (Salón México, The Fugitive, Littlest Outlaw), born in Chamizal, Texas (d. 1974)
  • 1921 Richard Egan, American actor (Empire, Redigo, Pollyanna), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1987)
  • 1923 Gordon Mitchell [Charles Allen Pendleton], American actor and bodybuilder (Sinbad), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2003)
  • 1924 Robert Horton [Meade Howard Horton Jr.], American actor and singer (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1924 Lloyd Bochner, Canadian actor (Point Blank, Dynasty, Batman), born in Toronto, Canada (d. 2005)
  • 1932 Marguerite Empey, [Diane Webber], Los Angelas California, playmate (May 1955, Feb 1956)

  • 1933 Robert Fuller, actor (Laramie, Wagon Train), born in Troy, New York
  • 1933 Lou Albano, American pro wrestling manager

Person of interestPeter Jennings

1938 Peter Jennings, news anchor (ABC Evening News), born in Toronto, Ontario

Journalist and T.V. News Anchor Peter Jennings
Journalist and T.V. News Anchor
Peter Jennings
  • 1941 David Warner, actor (Star Trek VI, Time Bandits), born in Manchester, New Hampshire
  • 1942 Sharon Gans, actress (Slaughterhouse 5)
  • 1942 Tony Sirico, American actor
  • 1943 Charles Hallahan, actor (Hunter)
  • 1943 Roz Kelly, actress (Owl & Pussycat, Happy Days), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • 1945 Michelle Angelo, Kingsville Tx, actress (Funny Girl)
  • 1949 Stephen Burleigh, Wheeling WV, actor (Love & Betrayal, Afterburn)
  • 1949 Leslie Easterbrook, American actress (The Devil's Rejects, Police Academy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951 Deborah Pryor, California, actress (The Godson)/(Rep-R-Ohio)
  • 1953 Ken Burns [Kenneth Lauren], American director and documentary film producer (The Civil War, Baseball), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1953 Tim Gunn, American television and fashion personality (Project Runway), born in Washington D.C.
  • 1955 Jean-Hugues Anglade, French actor
  • 1959 Gary Springer, American actor (Bernice Bobs Her Hair), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959 Sanjay Dutt, Indian actor
  • 1962 Scott Steiner, American professional wrestler
  • 1963 Alexandra Paul, actress (Christine, American Flyers, Dragnet), born in NYC, New York
  • 1964 Lisa Peluso, actress (Search for Tomorrow, Ava-Loving), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1970 Maria Checca, playmate (Aug, 1994), born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • 1971 Bryan Dattilo, Kankakee IL, actor (California Dreaming, Days of Our Lives)
  • 1971 Monica Calhoun, American actress
  • 1972 Wil Wheaton, American actor (Star Trek Next Generation-Wesley, Stand By Me), born in Burbank, California
  • 1973 Stephen Dorff, actor (I Know My Name is Steven), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1980 Rachel Miner, American actress
  • 1982 Allison Mack, American actress (Smallville), born in Preetz, West Germany
  • 1991 Miki Ishikawa, American actress