Birthdays in Film & TV on June 1

  • 1887 Clive Brook, British actor and director (List of Adrian Messenger), born in London, England (d. 1974)
  • 1890 Frank Morgan [Francis Wuppermann], American silent and sound film character actor (The Wizard of Oz; The Affairs of Cellini), born in NYC, New York (d. 1949)

John Van DrutenJohn Van Druten (1901-1957)

English playwright (I Remember Mama, I am a Camera), born in London

  • 1905 Robert Newton, British actor (Treasure Island, Henry V, Around the World in 80 Days), born in Shaftesbury, Dorset, England (d. 1956)
  • 1911 Gertrude Michael, American actress (Cleopatra, Menace, Club Havana, caged), born in Talladega, Alabama (d. 1964)
  • 1915 John Randolph [Emanuel Hirsch Cohen], American actor (King Kong, Lucan, Lucas Tanner, Angie), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1921 Nelson Riddle, American Grammy Award-winning bandleader, conductor, and orchestrator for Capitol and Reprise Records (Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland, Dean Martin, Rosemary Clooney, Linda Ronstadt), born in Oradell, New Jersey (d. 1985)
  • 1922 Joan Caulfield, American model and actress (My Favorite Husband), born in West Orange, New Jersey (d. 1991)
  • 1922 Joan Copeland [Miller], American actress (Roseland, A Little Sex), born in NYC, New York
  • 1924 Herbie Lovelle, America drummer, studio musician (Hot Lips Page) and actor (Law & Order), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1925 Richard Erdman, American actor (Stalag 17, Anything Goes), born in Enid, Oklahoma (d. 2019)
  • 1926 Andy Griffith, American actor, comedian, television producer (Andy Griffithe Show; Matlock), Southern gospel singer, and writer, born in Mount Airy, North Carolina (d. 2012)

Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe (1926-1962)

American actress (Some Like It Hot), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1928 Bob Monkhouse, comedian (Bonkers), born in Kent, England
  • 1930 Edward Woodward, British actor (Breaker Morant, Wickerman, The Equalizer), and singer, born in Croydon, Surrey (d. 2009)
  • 1934 (Charles) "Pat" Boone, American singer ("Tutti Frutti"), actor (April Love; The Cross and The Switchblade; No More Mr. Nice Guy) and TV personality (The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1934 Peter Masterson, actor (Ambush Bay), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1936 Bekim Fehmiu, Yugoslavian actor (Black Sunday, Permission to Kill, Cagliostro), born in Sarajevo, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2010)

Morgan FreemanMorgan Freeman (85 years old)

1937 American Academy Award-winning actor (Driving Mrs Daisy, Glory), born in Memphis, Tennessee

  • 1937 Rosaleen Linehan, Irish actress, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1939 Cleavon Little, actor (Blazing Saddles, Toy Soldiers), born in Chickasha Oklahoma (d. 1992)
  • 1940 Rene Auberjonois, American actor and voice artist (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, God of War), born in NYC, New York (d. 2019)
  • 1942 Tom Mankiewicz, screenwriter (Diamonds are Forever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944 Robert Powell, English actor (Jigsaw Man, Shaka Zulu, Secrets), born in Salford, England
  • 1946 Brian Cox, Scottish actor (Troy; Jason Bourne films), born in Dundee, Scotland
  • 1947 Jonathan Pryce, Welsh stage and film actor (Brazil, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Two Popes), born in Carmel, Flintshire, Wales
  • 1948 Powers Boothe, American Actor (Sin City, Deadwood), born in Snyder Texas (d. 2017)
  • 1950 Gemma Craven, actress (Wagner, Story of Slipper & Rose), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1953 Diana Canova, American actress (Corrine-Soap), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1955 Ralph Morse, British actor, singer and writer of historical dramas
  • 1956 Lisa Hartman Black, American actress (Tabitha; Knots Landing), and singer, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1956 Robin Mattson, actress (Janet Green-All My Children), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957 Dorota Kędzierzawska, Polish film director
  • 1959 Martin Brundle, British auto racer (World Sportscar C'ship 1988; 24 Hours of Le Mans 1990) and F1 television commentator (ITV, BBC), born in King's Lynn, England
  • 1961 (Marcus) "Mark" Curry, American comedian and actor (Hangin' With Mr. Cooper), born in Oakland, California
  • 1963 David Rudman, American puppeteer (Cookie Monster, 2001-present), writer, director, and producer born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1963 Shawn Pelton, American session and touring drummer and percussionist (SNL band; Sheryl Crow; Shawn Colvin: Darryl Hall, Rod Stewart; Rosanne Cash), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1965 India Allen, American Playboy playmate (December 1987, Playmate of the year 1988), born in Portsmouth Virginia
  • 1968 Jason Donovan, rocker/actor (Neighbors)
  • 1970 Karen Mulder, Dutch supermodel, born in Vlaardingen, Netherlands
  • 1970 R. Madhavan, Indian actor (Run, 3 Idiots), born in Jamshedpur, India
  • 1970 Rene Liu "Milk Tea", Taiwanese singer-songwriter and actress, born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1971 Mario Cimarro, Cuban actor
  • 1972 Daniel Casey, English actor (Midsomer Murders), born in Stockton-on-Tees, England
  • 1973 Adam Garcia, Australian stage and screen actor (Coyote Ugly), born in Wahroonga, New South Wales

Heidi KlumHeidi Klum (49 years old)

1973 German supermodel and TV presenter (Project Runway), born in Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia

  • 1975 James Storm, American pro wrestler (TNA World Heavyweight Champion 2011; record 7 x TNA World Tag Team Champion), born in Franklin, Tennessee
  • 1977 Danielle Harris, American actress
  • 1977 Sarah Wayne Callies, American actress (Prison Break; The Walking Dead), born in La Grange, Illinois
  • 1980 Oliver James, British actor

Amy SchumerAmy Schumer (41 years old)

1981 American comedian, writer and producer (Inside Amy Schumer), born in New York

  • 1983 Jake Silbermann, American actor
  • 1986 Dayana Mendoza, Miss Universe 2008
  • 1991 Zazie Beetz, German actress (Atlanta, Deadpool 2), born in Berlin, Germany

Tom HollandTom Holland (26 years old)

1996 English stage and film actor (Billy Elliot, Spider-man), born in Kingston upon Thames, England