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/Neth playwright/director (Albee/Pinter)
  • 1916 Dick Wilson, American actor (d. 2007)
  • 1917 Eddy Grove, American actor (Dragnet, The Silent Service, Medic), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1921 Georg G Lampe, Dutch painter/director (Free Academy)
  • 1925 Jacques Sernas, Lithuania, actor (La Dolce Vita, Helen of Troy)
  • 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
  • 1934 Ben Piazza, actor (Blues Brothers, Ben Casey, Dallas), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 1936 Ralph Taeger, Richmond Hill NY, actor (Klondike, Acapulco, Hondo)
  • 1939 Peter Bogdanovich, director and producer (Last Picture Show), born in Kingston, New York
  • 1940 Reva Rose, singer/actress (Temperature's Rising), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944 Frances de la Tour, actress (Bejeweled, Wombling Free)
  • 1945 David Sanborn, jazz saxophonist (David Letterman Show)

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, Baytown TX, actress (Oh Calcutta)
  • 1947 William Atherton, Ct, actor (Real Genius, Ghostbusters, Class of 44)
  • 1948 Jean Reno, Moroccan-born French actor
  • 1950 Frank Stallone, American Sylvestor's brother/actor (Barfly, Outlaw Force), born in NYC, New York
  • 1954 Ken Olin, actor (Hill St Blues, Michael-30 Something), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956 Delta Burke, actress (Suzanne-Designing Women), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1957 Mark Tymchyshyn, actor (Gavin-As The World Turns), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1958 Richard Burgi, 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

  • 1962 Monique Gabrielle, actress (Flashdance, Night Shift), born in Kansas City, Missouri

Person of interestLisa Kudrow

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

Actress Lisa Kudrow
Lisa Kudrow
  • 1963 Monique Gabrielle, actress (Bad Girls 4, Amazon Women on Moon), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964 Vivica A. Fox, American actress
  • 1964 Alek Keshishian, Lebanese-born American film director
  • 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
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
  • 1984 Gabrielle Christian, American actress