Birthdays in Film & TV on July 30

  • 1882 Holmes Herbert, British actor (Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The Kiss), born in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1956)
  • 1895 Wanda Hawley, American silent screen actress (The Affairs of Anatol), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania (d. 1963)
  • 1913 Karl Guttmann, Austrian-Dutch playwright and director (Albee/Pinter), born in Bielsko-Biała, Poland (d. 1995)
  • 1916 Dick Wilson, British-American actor, born in Preston, Lancashire, England (d. 2007)
  • 1917 Eddy Grove, American actor (Dragnet, The Silent Service, Medic), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1921 George Lampe, Dutch painter and director (Free Academy), born in Schiedam, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • 1925 Jacques Sernas [Jokūbas Bernardas Šernas], Lithuanian actor (La Dolce Vita, Helen of Troy), born in Kaunas, Lithuania (d. 2015)
  • 1927 Richard Johnson, British stage and screen actor and producer (Never So Few, Restless, Beyond the Door), born in Upminster (d. 2015)
  • 1927 Victor Wong [Yee Keung Victor Wong], American actor (Big Trouble in Little China), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2001)
  • 1928 Eunice Muñoz, Portuguese actress (Hard Times), born in Amareleja, Portugal
  • 1930 Tony Lip [Frank Anthony Vallelonga], American author and actor (Sopranos, Donnie Brasco, Good Fellas), born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • 1931 Joan Vohs, American model and actress (Fort Ti, Vice Squad, Sabrina), born in St Albans, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1933 Edd "Kookie" Byrnes, American actor (77 Sunset Strip, Jack the Ripper), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1933 Ben Piazza, American actor (Blues Brothers, Ben Casey, Dallas), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1991)
  • 1936 Ralph Taeger, American actor (Klondike, Acapulco, Hondo), born in Richmond Hill, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1939 Peter Bogdanovich, American director and producer (Last Picture Show), born in Kingston, New York

  • 1940 Reva Rose, American singer and actress (Temperature's Rising), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944 Frances de la Tour, English actress (Bejeweled, Wombling Free), born in Bovingdon, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1945 David Sanborn, American jazz saxophonist (David Letterman Show), born in Tampa, Florida

Person of interestArnold Schwarzenegger

1947 Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austrian-American body builder, actor (Terminator) and politician (38th Governor of California), born in Thal, Austria

Actor, Body Builder & Politician Arnold Schwarzenegger
Actor, Body Builder & Politician
Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • 1947 Margo Sappington, American actress (Oh Calcutta, Where's Charley), born in Baytown, Texas
  • 1947 William Atherton, American actor (Real Genius, Ghostbusters, Class of 44), born in Orange, Connecticut
  • 1948 Jean Reno, Moroccan-French actor (22 Bullets), born in Casablanca, Morocco
  • 1950 Frank Stallone, American Sylvestor's brother and actor (Barfly, Outlaw Force), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956 Delta Burke, American actress (Suzanne-Designing Women), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1957 Mark Tymchyshyn, American actor (Gavin-As The World Turns), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1958 Richard Burgi, American actor (Chad Rollo-Another World), born in Montclair, New Jersey

Person of interestRichard Linklater

1960 Richard Linklater, American filmmaker (Before Sunrise, Boyhood), born in Houston, Texas

Person of interestLaurence Fishburne

1961 Laurence Fishburne, American actor (The Matrix, CSI, Apocalypse Now), born in Augusta, Georgia

Person of interestLisa Kudrow

1963 Lisa Kudrow, American actress (Phoebe Buffay on Friends), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Lisa Kudrow
Actress
Lisa Kudrow
  • 1963 Monique Gabrielle, American actress (Bad Girls 4, Amazon Women on Moon), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964 Vivica A. Fox, American actress (Kill Bill: Vol. 1), born in South Bend, Indiana
  • 1964 Alek Keshishian, Lebanese-American film director (Madonna: Truth or Dare), born in Beirut, Lebanon
  • 1966 Irene Wan, Hong Kong actress, born in Hong Kong
  • 1968 Terry Crews, American NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins) and actor (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1969 Simon Baker, Australian actor

Person of interestChristopher Nolan

1970 Christopher Nolan, English film director (Inception, Interstellar), born in London, England

  • 1971 Tom Green, Canadian comedian and actor
  • 1971 Christine Taylor, American actress
  • 1973 Cara Jackson, Chandler Arizona, Miss America-Arizona (1996)
  • 1973 Sonu Nigam, Indian singer/actor

Person of interestHilary Swank

1974 Hilary Swank, American actress (Boys Don't Cry, Million Dollar Baby), born in Lincoln, Nebraska

Actress Hilary Swank
Actress
Hilary Swank
  • 1975 Annie Parisse [Anne Marie Cancelmi], American actress (Law & Order, As the World Turns), born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • 1977 Jaime Pressly, American actress
  • 1978 James Branaman, American model and reality show contestant
  • 1980 Chuck Thomas, British TV producer / presenter
  • 1982 Yvonne Strahovski, Australian actress (Chuck, The Handmaid's Tale), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1984 Gabrielle Christian, American actress