Birthdays in Film & TV on June 15

  • 1880 Mahlon Hamilton, American actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi), born at Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1960)
  • 1884 Harry Langdon, American comedian (The Strong Man, Tramp, Tramp, Tramp), born in Council Bluffs, Iowa (d. 1944)
  • 1901 Peter Shankland, English filmmaker and historian
  • 1907 James Robertson Justice, British actor (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Moby-Dick), born in Lewisham, London, England (d. 1975)
  • 1917 Alfred "Lash" LaRue, American actor (Lash of the West, Wyatt Earp), born in Gretna, Louisiana, United States (d. 1996)
  • 1920 Alberto Sordi, Italian actor (Miser, Taxi Driver in NY, Me and Caterina), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2003)
  • 1920 Alla Kazanskaya, Russian stage and film actress (Burnt by the Sun), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2008)
  • 1923 Erland Josephson, Swedish actor, dramatist and author (The Sacrifice, Utflykt), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2012)
  • 1925 Richard Baker, English broadcaster (newsreader for BBC News, 1954-1982), born in Willesden, Middlesex, England
  • 1927 Ibn-e-Insha, Pakistani humourist and Urdu poet (d. 1978)
  • 1935 Belinda Lee, English actress (Who Done It, Runaway Bus), born in Devon, England (d. 1961)
  • 1936 Claude Brasseur, actor (Josepha, Pardon Mon Affair), born in Paris, France
  • 1943 Aron Kincaid, actor (Warren-Bachelor Father, Ski Party), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943 Johnny Hallyday [Jean-Philippe Smet], French singer and actor known as the "Elvis Presley of France", born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • 1945 Nicola Pagett, British actress (Oliver's Story, Privates on Parade), born in Cairo, Egypt
  • 1946 Judy Pace, actress (Young Lawyers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947 Lee Purcell, Cherry Point NC, actor (Big Wednesday, Mr Majestyk)
  • 1949 Jim Varney, American actor (Ernest Goes to Jail, Hey Vern), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1949 Simon Callow, English actor (Four Weddings and a Funeral), born in London, England
  • 1950 Mark Arnott, actor (Return of the Secaucus 7), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954 James Belushi, American comedian (Saturday Night Live, Trading Places), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1955 Julie Hagerty, American actress (Airplane, Princesses), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1955 Polly Draper, American actress (Thirtysomething, Side Effects), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1956 Ava Cadell, actress (Do or Die), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1957 Clio Goldsmith, actress (Gift, Heat of Desire), born in Paris, France
  • 1957 Seppo Pääkkönen, Finnish actor
  • 1959 Eileen Davidson, Artesia California, actress (Kristen-Days of our Life)
  • 1961 Yoshimi Iwasaki, Japanese j-pop singer ("Touch"), born in Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1963 Blanca Portillo, Spanish stage and screen actress (Volver: Goya's Ghost), born in Madrid, Spain

Helen HuntHelen Hunt (59 years old)

1963 American actress (Mad About You - "Jamie"; As Good as it Gets), born in Los Angeles, California

Courteney CoxCourteney Cox (58 years old)

1964 American actress (Monica Geller on Friends), born in Birmingham, Alabama

  • 1965 Carrie Mitchum, actress (Donna-Bold & Beautiful), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967 Yūji Ueda, Japanese voice actor
  • 1968 Demtra Hampton, American model, and actress (Garda), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968 Oh Dal-su, South Korean actor, born in Daegu, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea
  • 1969 Demetra Hampton, American actress (Valentina), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ice CubeIce Cube (53 years old)

1969 American rapper and actor (Boyz in the Hood, Anaconda), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1969 Idalis DeLeón, American singer (Seduction - "Two To Make It Right"), actress (Six Feet Under), and television host (MTV; Extra), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970 Leah Remini, American actress
  • 1971 Bif Naked [Beth Torbert], Canadian singer-songwriter ("Spaceman") and actress, born in New Delhi, India
  • 1971 Jake Busey, American actor
  • 1973 Greg Vaughan, American actor, born in Dallas, Texas

Neil Patrick HarrisNeil Patrick Harris (49 years old)

1973 actor (Doogie Howser MD, How I Met Your Mother), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico

  • 1973 Pia Miranda, Australian actress
  • 1975 Elizabeth Reaser, American actress
  • 1975 Rachel Wacholder, American beach volleyballer who won eight championships and model, born in Laguna Beach, California
  • 1977 Nina Liu, Australian actress
  • 1981 Cristin Duren, Miss Florida Teen USA (Miss Photogenic-1997)
  • 1981 Jordi Vilasuso, American actor
  • 1982 Haley Scarnato, American pop singer (American Idol), born in San Antonio, Texas