On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on July 5

  • 1755 Sarah Kemble Siddons, English tragic actress (Fatal Marriage), born in Brecon, Wales (d. 1831)
  • 1858 Maria "Marie" Bakker, Dutch actress and wife of Maarten Stranger, born (d. 1917)
  • 1889 Jean Cocteau, French poet and writer (Les Enfants Terribles), born in Maisons-Laffitte, France (d. 1963)
  • 1904 Don Goddard, American news anchor (ABC Evening News 1958-59), born in Binghamton, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1904 Milburn Stone, American actor (Gunsmoke, Pickup on South Street), born in Burrton, Kansas (d. 1980)
  • 1904 Josephine Wilson, British actress (The Lady Vanishes, We Dive at Dawn), born in Bromley, England (d. 1990)
  • 1905 Isa Miranda [Ines Sampietro], Italian model and actress (La Ronde), born in Bergamo (d. 1982)
  • 1927 Beverly Tyler, American singer and actress (Fireball, The Youngest Profession, Big Town), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania (d. 2005)
  • 1928 Warren Oates, American actor (Dillinger, East of Eden, Stoney Burke), born in Depoy, Muhlenberg County (d. 1982)
  • 1929 Katherine Helmond, American actress and director (Soap, Mona-Who's the Boss), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 2019)
  • 1930 Tommy Cook, American producer, screenwriter and actor (Missile to the Moon), born in Duluth, Minnesota
  • 1932 Billy Laughlin, American child actor (Froggy- Our Gang), born in San Gabriel, California (d. 1948)
  • 1933 Terence Cooper, British actor (Casino Royale), born in Carnmoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland (d. 1997)
  • 1934 Philip Madoc, Welsh actor (The Life and Times of David Lloyd George), born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 2012)
  • 1936 Shirley Knight, American actress (Endless Love, Desperate Housewives), born in Goessel, Kansas (d. 2020)
  • 1945 Jeffrey Kramer, American actor (Ted Stein-Struck by Lightning), born in NYC, New York

  • 1948 William Hootkins, American actor, born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2005)
  • 1949 Marilyn Cole, English Playmate model (Jan, 1972, Playmate of the Year 1973), born in Portsmouth, England
  • 1949 Benny Stolovitz, fictional character on LA Law
  • 1951 Keiko Fuji, Japanese enka singer and actress, born in Ichinoseki, Iwate, Japan (d. 2013)
  • 1956 Patricia "Patsy" Pease, American actress (Kimberly-Days of Our Lives), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 1960 Brad Loree, Canadian actor and stunt performer, born in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1963 Edie Falco, American actress (Carmela Soprano-The Sopranos), born in NYC, New York
  • 1963 Russ Lorenson, American singer and actor, born in Upland, Pennsylvania
  • 1965 Kathryn Erbe, American actress (Detective Alexandra Eames-Law & Order: Criminal Intent), born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • 1966 Susannah Doyle, British actress (Drop the Dead Donkey), born in Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey, England

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1968 Susan Wojcicki, American businesswoman and CEO of YouTube "the most important person in advertising", born in Santa Clara County, California

CEO of YouTube Susan Wojcicki
CEO of YouTube
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  • 1969 Jenji Kohan, American television writer and producer (Orange is the New Black), born in Los Angeles
  • 1972 Michael Bays, American actor (Bronx Zoo, Days of Our Live), born in Enrico, California
  • 1972 Tatsuhito Takaiwa, Zainichi-Korean wrestler (NJPW), born in Kyoto, Japan
  • 1975 Kip Gamblin, Australian dancer and actor (Home and Away), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1976 Marina Dias, Brazilian model, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1981 Ryan Hansen, American actor (Veronica Mars), born in Fountain Valley, California
  • 1984 Yu Yamada, Ryukyuan model, actress and singer, born in Okinawa, Japan
  • 1985 Stephanie McIntosh, Australian pop singer and actress, born in Malvern, Australia
  • 1991 Jason Dolley, American actor and musician (Cory in the House), born in Los Angeles, California