On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on July 7

  • 1887 Raymond Hatton, American actor (Girls in Prison, Lady Killer), born in Red Oak, Iowa (d. 1971)
  • 1890 Tom Powers, American actor (Station West, Destination Moon), born in Owensboro, Kentucky
  • 1897 Anna Luther, American silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk), born in New Jersey (d. 1960)

Person of interestGeorge Cukor

1899 George Cukor, American film director (My Fair Lady, Philadelphia Story), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)

Director George Cukor
George Cukor
  • 1901 Gustav Knuth, German actor (Sissi, Freddy Unter Fremden), born in Brunswick, Germany (d. 1987)
  • 1901 Vittorio De Sica, Italian actor and director (Bicycle Thieves, Sciuscià), born in Sora, Lazio (d. 1974)
  • 1909 Eddie Mayehoff, American actor (Hour Glass, That's My Boy, How to Murder Your Wife), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1992)
  • 1911 Joan Perry [Elizabeth Rosiland Miller], American film actress, model, and singer (Hands of a Stranger), born in Pensacola, Florida (d. 1996)
  • 1919 Jon Pertwee, English actor and entertainer (third Doctor in Doctor Who, Worzel Gummidge), born in London (d. 1996)
  • 1924 Mary Ford [Iris Colleen Summers], American vocalist, guitarist and actress (Les Paul, Queen of Outer Space), born in l Monte, California (d. 1977)
  • 1931 Stanley Brock, American actor (UHF, Hard to Kill, Ivan-He's the Mayor), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1933 David McCullough, actor (Huey Long)
  • 1933 Dick Kallman, American actor (Born to Be Loved, Verboten!), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1941 Bill Oddie, English comedian and ornithologist
  • 1942 Carmen Duncan, Australian actress
  • 1943 Joel Siegel, American film critic (d. 2007)

  • 1946 Joe Spano, actor (Henry Goldblume-Hill St Blues), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1948 Jean Leclerc, French-Canadian actor (Jeremy Hunter-All My Children), born in Montreal, Quebec

Person of interestShelley Duvall

1949 Shelley Duvall, actress (Popeye, Faery Tale Theater), born in Houston, Texas

  • 1951 Roz Ryan, actress (Amelia-Amen, Occupied), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1952 Mando Guerrero, Mexican professional wrestler
  • 1956 Bill Lagattuta, American news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours, Eye to Eye), born in New York City, New York
  • 1957 Jonathan Dayton, American film director, born in Alameda County, California
  • 1959 Jessica Hahn, American model (playboy) and actress, accused evangelist Jim Bakker of rape, born in Massapequa, New York
  • 1959 Billy Campbell [William Oliver], American actor (Once and Again, Dracula), born in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • 1965 Paula Devicq, Canadian actress, born in Edmonton, Canada
  • 1965 Mo Collins, American actress, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1965 Jeremy Kyle, English radio and television presenter (The Jeremy Kyle Show), born in Berkshire, England
  • 1966 Jim Gaffigan, American comedian (Mr Universe), born in Elgin, Illinois
  • 1968 Amy Carlson, American actress (Blue Bloods, Third Watch), born in Glen Ellyn, Illinois
  • 1968 Jorja Fox, American actress, born in New York
  • 1969 Cree Summer, American actress (Freddie-Different World), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969 Robin Weigert, American actress, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1970 Robia LaMorte, American actress and dancer, born in Queens, New York
  • 1973 Troy Garity, American actor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1980 Deidre Downs, American beauty queen, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1987 Lena Ma, Miss World Canada 4th runner-up, born in Jinan, China