On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on June 10

  • 1838 Meyer van Beem, Dutch actor (Mottige Janus, Black Venus), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1924)
  • 1862 Mrs. Leslie Carter, American actress and writer (Rocky Mountain Mystery, The Heart of Maryland), born in Lexington, Kentucky (d. 1937)
  • 1889 Cliff Clark, American actor (Kid Glove Killer, Golden Hoofs, Vigilante Hideout), born in NYC, New York (d. 1953)
  • 1890 Sessue Hayakawa, Japanese actor (Bridge on River Kwai, Hell to Eternity), born in Minamibōsō, Chiba, Japan (d. 1973)

Person of interestHattie McDaniel

1895 Hattie McDaniel, 1st African American actress to win an Oscar (Gone With The Wind -"Mammy"), born in Wichita, Kansas (d. 1952)

  • 1903 Clyde Beatty, American animal trainer and actor (Africa Screams, The Big Cage), born in Bainbridge, Ross County, Ohio (d. 1965)
  • 1903 Theo Lingen, German director and actor (M, Charm of La Boheme), born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1978)
  • 1916 Bill Waddington, British actor/comedian (Percy-Coronation Street)
  • 1918 Herbert "Barry" Morse, British-Canadian actor (The Fugitive, Space: 1999, Winds of War), born in Shoreditch, London (d. 2008)

Person of interestJudy Garland

1922 Judy Garland [Frances Gumm], American actress (The Wizard of Oz; Meet Me In St. Louis; Easter Parade), and singer ("Over The Rainbow"; "The Man That Got Away"), born in Grand Rapids, Minnesota (d. 1969)

Actress Judy Garland
Actress
Judy Garland
  • 1922 Bill Kerr, South African-born Australian actor (Hancock's Half Hour), born in Cape Town (d. 2014)
  • 1926 June Haver [Stovenour], American actress (Dolly Sisters, Girl Next Door), born in Rock Island, Illinois (d. 2005)
  • 1926 Lionel Jeffries, British actor (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Camelot), born in Forest Hill, London (d. 2010)
  • 1927 Michael Walsh, major-general/director (Overseas Relations)
  • 1929 Harald Juhnke, German actor, comedian and entertainer (Guitars of Love, Schtonk), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2005)
  • 1932 Gardner McKay, American actor and author (Adventures in Paradise, Pleasure Seekers, Boots & Saddles), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)

  • 1932 Branko Lustig, Croatian film producer (Schindler's List; Gladiator), born in Osijek, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (now Croatia) (d. 2019)
  • 1939 Alexandra Stewart, actress (In Praise of Older Women), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1941 Jurgen Prochnow, actor (Das Boot)
  • 1941 Mickey Jones, American drummer (Trini Lopez; The First Edition; Bob Dylan), and actor (Home Improvement: Tin Cup; Justified), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2018)
  • 1943 Jeff Greenfield, American media commentator (Firing Line, Nightline), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949 Kevin Corcoran, actor (Swiss Family Robinson, Babes in Toyland), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2015)
  • 1954 Richard "Rich" Hall, American comedian, writer, and musician (Saturday Night Live, Fridays, Not Necessarily the News), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1955 Andrew Stevens, actor (Seduction, Boys in Company C, Fury), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1956 E. V. V. Satyanarayana, Indian Telugu film director, screenwriter and producer, born in Dommeru Village, India (d. 2011)
  • 1959 Timothy Van Patten, American actor (White Shadow, Master), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1960 Balakrishna Nandamuri, Indian actor
  • 1962 Gina Gershon, American actress (Cocktail; City Of Hope), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963 Jeanne Tripplehorn, American actress
  • 1964 Vincent Perez, Swiss actor (The Crow-City of Angels), born in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 1964 Ben Daniels, British actor

Person of interestElizabeth Hurley

1965 Elizabeth Hurley, English actress (Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Christabel) and model, born in Basingstoke, England

  • 1966 Doug McKeon, NJ, actor (Big Shamus Little Shamus, Centennial)
  • 1968 Susan Haskell, actress (Marty-One Life to Live, Strictly Business)

Person of interestBill Burr

1968 Bill Burr, American comedian and podcaster (F Is for Family, I'm Sorry You Feel That Way), born in Canton, Massachusetts

Comedian and Podcaster Bill Burr
Comedian and Podcaster
Bill Burr
  • 1971 Leanza Cornet, TV host (Entertainment Tonight)
  • 1972 Steven Fischer, American film producer and director, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1973 David Friedman, American child actor (Little House on the Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1977 Takako Matsu, Japanese singer and actress
  • 1978 Shane West, American actor
  • 1980 Jessica Di Cicco, American actress
  • 1981 Hoku, American singer and actress
  • 1981 Jonathan Bennett, American actor (Mean Girls), born in Rossford, Ohio

Person of interestLeelee Sobieski

1983 Leelee Sobieski, American actress (Deep Impact, Joan of Arc, Uprising), born in NYC, New York

  • 1987 Kelly Vitz, American actress
  • 1991 James Cleveland McFadden-Talbot, son of Gates McFaden (Star Trek NG)