Birthdays in Film & TV on June 16

  • 1885 Tom Howard, Irish-American vaudeville and radio comedian (It Pays To Be Ignorant), born in County Tyrone, Ireland (d. 1955)
  • 1888 Bobby Clark, American vaudevillian, clown and actor (in comedy act with Paul McCullough), born in Springfield, Ohio (d. 1960)

Stan LaurelStan Laurel (1890-1965)

English comedian (Laurel & Hardy films), born in Ulverston, England

  • 1892 Lupino Lane [Henry Lupino], British stage, silent and sound screen actor (Love Parade; Me And My Gal: The Deputy Drummer), born in Hackney, London, England (d. 1959)
  • 1894 Norman Kerry, American actor (Phantom of the Opera), born in Rochester, New York (d. 1956)
  • 1897 Elaine Hammerstein, American actress (The Midnight Express), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1948)
  • 1901 Arthur Pierson, Norwegian-American actor and director (Hat Check Girl), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1975)
  • 1907 Jack Albertson, American actor (Chico and the Man, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory), born in Malden, Massachusetts (d. 1981)
  • 1910 Ilona Massey [Hajmássy], Hungarian-American film, stage, and radio actress and singer (Ilona Massey Show), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1974)
  • 1925 Faith Domergue, American actress and early "scream queen" (Vendetta, House of 7 Corpses), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1999)
  • 1929 Pauline Yates, British actress (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), born in St Helens, Merseyside (d. 2015)
  • 1929 Ramon Bieri, American actor (Badlands, The Andromeda Strain), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2001)
  • 1930 Vilmos Zsigmond, Hungarian-American cinematographer (Close Encounters of the Third Kind), born in Szeged, Hungary (d. 2016)
  • 1934 Bill Cobbs [Wilbert], American actor (Night at the Museum, The Color of Money), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1934 Eileen Atkins, English actress (Equus, Devil Within Her), born in London, England
  • 1935 James Bolam, English actor (When the Boat Comes In, The Beiderbecke Trilogy), born in Sunderland, England
  • 1936 Fred Oster, Dutch TV host
  • 1938 Mickie Finn, American banjo player, and TV hostess (Mickie Finn's), born in Hugo, Oklahoma
  • 1942 David Parry, British-Canadian folk musician (Friends of Fiddler's Green), storyteller (Canadian Museum of Civilization), actor, stage director, and teacher (University of Toronto), born in London, England (d. 1995)
  • 1943 Joan Van Ark, American actress and director (Valene-Dallas, Knots Landing), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944 Barbara Grigor, Scottish filmmaker and art entrepreneur (d. 1994)
  • 1946 Simon Williams, American actor (Fiendish plot of dr Fu Manchu)
  • 1947 Tom "Bones" Malone, American jazz musician, arranger, and producer (SNL; Blues Brothers), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1949 Kale Browne, American actor (Michael Hudson-Another World), born in San Rafael, California
  • 1950 Jesse Dizon, American actor (Ramon-Operation Petticoat), born in Oceanside, California
  • 1951 John Salthouse, English actor (Abigail's Party), born in London
  • 1951 Sonia Braga, Brazilian actress (Dona Flor & Her 2 Husbands), born in Maringa, Brazil
  • 1955 Laurie Metcalf, American actress (Roseanne, Ladybird), born in Carbonville, Illinois
  • 1957 Ian Buchanan, Scottish actor (General Hospital, Gary Shandling Show), born in Hamilton, Scotland
  • 1959 The Ultimate Warrior [James Brian Hellwig], American professional wrestler, born in Crawfordsville, Indiana (d. 2014)
  • 1962 Arnold Vosloo, South African actor
  • 1963 Jim Fullington, American professional wrestler
  • 1963 Scott Alexander, American screenwriter
  • 1964 Danny Burstein, American stage actor (Moulin Rouge!), born in Mt Kisco, New York
  • 1967 John Franklin, American actor (Cousin Itt in The Adams Family), born in Blue Island, Illinois
  • 1968 Patrick Stuart, actor (Will Cortlandt-All My Children), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1970 Clifton Collins Jr., American actor (Westworld), bornin Los Angeles, California

Tupac ShakurTupac Shakur (1971-1996)

American rapper and actor (Juice, Bullet), born in East Harlem, New York

  • 1972 John Cho, Korean-American actor (Star Trek), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1973 Eddie Cibrian [Edward Carl], American actor (Sunset Beach, Third Watch), born in Burbank, California
  • 1975 Frederick Koehler, American actor (Chip-Kate & Allie), born in Queens, New York
  • 1978 Daniel Brühl, German actor (Good Bye Lenin!), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • 1978 Lyndsey Marshal, British actress (Rome), born in Manchester, England
  • 1980 Nehir Erdoğan, Turkish actress (Tatli bela Fadime), born in Izmir, Turkey
  • 1982 May Andersen, Danish model (Victoria's Secret), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1982 Missy Peregrym, Canadian actress
  • 1987 Ali Stroker, American actress and singer, first actress to appear in a wheelchair on Broadway and win a Tony award, born in Ridgewood, New Jersey

Diana DeGarmoDiana DeGarmo (35 years old)

1987 American singer (American Idol) and actress (The Young and the Restless), born in Birmingham, Alabama

  • 1988 Keshia Chante, Canadian singer and TV host (Entertainment Tonight Canada), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1993 Park Bo-gum, South Korean actor (Record of Youth), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 2003 Anna Cathcart, Canadian actress (Odd Squad; To All the Boys I've Loved Before), born in Vancouver, British Columbia