Birthdays in Film & TV on July 9

  • 1895 Cullen Landis, American actor (Soul of the Beast), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1975)
  • 1901 Jester Hairston, American actor (That's My Mama, Amen), born in Belews Creek, North Carolina (d. 2000)
  • 1906 Walter Sande, American actor (To Have and Have Not), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1971)
  • 1925 Guru Dutt [Vasanth Padukone], Indian Bollywood actor, regarded as one of the greatest film directors of all time (Pyaasa, Kaagaz Ke Phool), born in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore (d. 1964)
  • 1927 Ed Ames [Edmund Dantes Urick], American popular singer and actor (Ames Brothers, My Cup Runneth Over), born in Malden, Massachusetts
  • 1928 Vince Edwards, American actor, director, and singer (Ben Casey, The Devil's Brigade, Matt Lincoln, Firehouse), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1935 Ronnie Burns, American actor and adopted son of George Burns, born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • 1936 James Hampton, American actor (Bugler Dobbs-F Troop, Teen Wolf), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1938 Brian Dennehy, American actor (Check is in the Mail, F/X, Cocoon, Ants), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1938 Sanjeev Kumar [Harihar Jariwala], Indian Bollywood actor (Angoor, Dastak, Koshish), born in Surat, Bombay Presidency (d. 1985)
  • 1942 Richard Roundtree, American actor (Getting Even, Shaft), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1942 Edy Williams, American actress (Dr Minx), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1946 Natasha Pyne, English actress, born in Crawley, Sussex
  • 1951 Chris Cooper, American actor (Thousand Pieces of Gold, Matewan), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1952 John Tesh, American pianist and TV host (ET), born in Garden City, New York
  • 1955 Fred Norris, American comedy writer and singer (Howard Stern Show), born in Willimantic, Connecticut

  • 1955 Jimmy Smits, American actor (Victor-LA Law, Running Scared, NYPD Blue), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1955 Lisa Banes, American actress (Cocktail, Look Back in Anger), born in Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Person of interestTom Hanks

1956 Tom Hanks, American actor (Saving Private Ryan, Forrest Gump, Philadelphia), born in Concord, California

Actor Tom Hanks
Actor
Tom Hanks
  • 1957 Kelly McGillis, American actress (Top Gun, Accused, Witness), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1957 Paul Merton, British writer, actor and comedian (Room 101), born in Parsons Green, London
  • 1959 Kevin Nash, American professional wrestler, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1960 Marc Mero, American professional wrestler, born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1963 Pamela Annette Sanders, playmate (November, 1985), born in Miami, Florida

Person of interestCourtney Love

1964 Courtney Love, American muscian (Hole) and actress (People vs Larry Flynt), born in San Francisco, California

Singer-Songwriter Courtney Love
Singer-Songwriter
Courtney Love
  • 1965 David O'Hara, Irish-Scottish actor
  • 1966 Pamela Adlon, American voice actress
  • 1971 Scott Grimes, American actor (Together We Stand), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1971 Dani Behr, Model & TV Presenter
  • 1973 Enrique Murciano, American actor
  • 1975 Shelton Benjamin, American professional wrestler
  • 1976 Fred Aaron Savage, Ill, actor (Kevin-Wonder Years, Vice Versa)
  • 1978 Linda Park, Korean-born actress
  • 1979 Ella Koon, Hong Kong singer and actress
  • 1979 Suzanne Stokes American model, (Playmate of the Month February 2000)
  • 1982 Maggie Ma, Canadian actress
  • 1986 Kiely Williams, American singer and actress
  • 1991 Mitchel Musso, American actor
  • 1991 Spencer Elden, Baby and model on Nirvana (band)'s Nevermind album
  • 1995 Georgie Henley, English actress