Birthdays in Film & TV on June 18

  • 1887 Blanche Yurka, American actress (Taxi, A Tale of Two Cities), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1974)
  • 1888 Margarita Xirgu, Spanish stage actress (Bloody Wedding), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 1969)
  • 1891 Annie "Mae" Busch, Australian actress (Foolish Wives), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 1946)
  • 1896 Blanche Sweet, American actress (Home Sweet Home, Avenging Conscience), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1986)
  • 1897 Henry Wadsworth, American actor (The Thin Man, Applause, Fast & Loose), born in in Maysville, Kentucky (d. 1974)
  • 1899 John Warburton, British actor (Saratoga Trunk, King Rat, Cavalcade), born in Maghull, Liverpool, England (d. 1981)
  • 1901 Llewellyn Rees, British theatre actor (A Fish Called Wanda, Invisible Creature), born in Charmouth, Dorset, England (d. 1994)
  • 1903 Jeanette MacDonald, American actress and singer (When I'm Calling You), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1965)
  • 1904 Keye Luke, Chinese-American actor (Across the Pacific, Yangtse Incident), born in Guangzhou, China (d. 1991)
  • 1908 Nedra Volz, American actress, born in Montrose, Iowa (d. 2003)
  • 1910 Avon Long, actor (Roots: Next Generation), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1910 Dick Foran, Flemington NJ, actor (OK Crackerby)
  • 1910 E G Marshall, American actor (The Defenders), born in Owatonna Minnesota (d. 1998)
  • 1912 Glen Morris, MO, Olympic champion/actor (Tarzan)
  • 1912 Henry Brandon, actor (Drums of Fu Manchu), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1916 John Young, actor/TV panelist (Masquerade Party)
  • 1917 Richard Boone, actor (Paladin-Have Gun Will Travel), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1918 Bob Carroll, singer/actor (Stage Two Revue, Stranger)
  • 1919 Mel Brandt, American actor (Faraway Hill), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1920 Ian Carmichael, Hull England, actor (Lucky Jim, I'm Alright Jack)
  • 1925 Robert Arthur, Aberdeen Wash, actor (12 O'Clock High, Just For You)
  • 1926 Eva Bartok, Hungarian-born actress (Crimson Pirate), born in Kecs kemet, Hungary (d. 1998)
  • 1927 Paul Eddington, British actor (Devil Rides Out, Devil's Bride), born in Paddington, London (d. 1995)
  • 1928 Maggie McNamara, American actress (3 Coins in a Fountain, Cardinal), born in NYC, New York
  • 1931 Peter Batty, TV/movie producer
  • 1937 Varbara Ann Teer, US actress/director (National Black Theatre Company)
  • 1938 Don "Sugarcane" Harris, rocker/actor (Soup for 1, Greeased Lightning)
  • 1940 Michael Sheard, British actor (d. 2005)
  • 1941 Delia Smith, English cook and television presenter
  • 1942 Roger Ebert, film critic (Pulitzer Prize 1975), born in Urbana Illnois (d. 2013)
  • 1943 Barry Evans, actor (Dr Upton-Dr in the House, Mind Your Language)
  • 1946 Bruiser Brody [Frank Goodish], professional wrestler (d. 1988)
  • 1947 Bernard Giraudeau, La Rochelle France, actor (L'Annee des Meduses)
  • 1947 Linda Thorson, actress (Tara-Avengers, Julia-1 Life to Live), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1951 Henny Huisman, Dutch TV host (Playback Show)
  • 1952 Carol Kane, actress (Dog Day Afternoon, Simka-Taxi), born in Cleveland, Ohio

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1952 Isabella Rossellini, actress (Big Night, Blue Velvet), born in Rome, Italy

  • 1956 Brian Benben, Winchester Va, actor (Dream On, Gangster Chronicles)
  • 1957 Andrea Evans, actress (Young & Restless, Tina-One Life to Live)
  • 1960 Ralph Brown, British actor
  • 1962 Mitsuharu Misawa, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1965 Kim Dickens, American actress and model
  • 1969 Vito LoGrasso, American professional wrestler
  • 1970 Greg Yaitanes, American television and film director
  • 1971 Mara Hobel, American actress (Mommie Dearest), born in NYC, New York
  • 1973 Julie Depardieu, French actress
  • 1974 Bumper Robinson, actor (Webster, Night Court)
  • 1975 Marie Gillain, Belgian actress
  • 1975 Jamel Debbouze, French actor and producer
  • 1976 Alana de la Garza, American actress
  • 1980 Tara Platt, American actress
  • 1986 Richard Madden, Scottish actor (Games of Thrones, Cinderella), born in Elderslie
  • 1989 Renee Olstead, American singer and actress
  • 1991 Willa Holland, American actress