Birthdays in Film & TV on June 19

  • 1782 John Bray, English-born American actor and composer (The Indian Princess) (d. 1822)
  • 1858 George Alexander [Samson], British actor, theatre producer and manager, born in Reading, Berkshire (d. 1918)
  • 1865 May Whitty, British actress (Mrs Miniver, Suspicion), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1948)
  • 1877 Charles Coburn, American actor (Around the World in 80 Days, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), born in Savannah, Georgia (d. 1961)
  • 1890 Barbara Everest, American actress (Fatal Witness, Inquest), born in London, England (d. 1968)

Moe HowardMoe Howard (1897-1975)

American actor and comedian (The 3 Stooges), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1900 Laura Z. Hobson, American TV writer and panelist (I've Got a Secret), born in NYC, New York (d. 1986)
  • 1905 George Voskovec [Jirí Wachsmann], Czech actor (12 Angry Men, Somewhere in Time), born in Sázava, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1981)
  • 1905 Mildred Natwick, American actress (Barefoot in the Park, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1994)
  • 1911 Martin Gabel, American stage and screen actor (The Thief; Marnie; Lady In Cement), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1986)
  • 1914 Harry Lauter, American actor (Escape from the Planet of the Apes, Waterfront), born in White Plains, New York (d. 1990)
  • 1916 George Pravda, Austria-Hungary, actor (Thunderball, Firefox), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 1985)
  • 1916 Pat Buttram, actor (Mr Haney-Green Acres)
  • 1919 Pauline Kael, movie critic (NY Times, For Keeps)
  • 1921 Louis Jourdan [Louis Robert Gendre], French actor (The Paradine Case, Count Dracula, Gigi, Octopussy), born in Marseille, France (d. 2015)
  • 1925 Charlie Drake [Charles Springall], English comedian (Plank, Rhubarb Rhubarb, Splish Splash), born in London, England (d. 2006)
  • 1928 Barry Took, English comedy writer (d. 2002)
  • 1928 Nancy Marchand, American actress (The Sopranos, Beacon Hill, Margaret-Lou Grant), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2000)
  • 1929 Thelma Barlow [Pigott], British actress (Mavis on Coronation Street, Dinnerladies), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • 1930 Gena Rowlands, American actress (The Notebook), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1932 Marisa Pavan, Italian actress (Solomon & Sheba; The Rose Tattoo), born in Cagliari, Sardinia
  • 1932 Pier Angeli [Anna Maria Pierangeli], Italian actress (Sodom & Gomorrah, Vintage, Battle of the Bulge), born in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (d. 1971)
  • 1938 Ian Smith, Australian actor
  • 1940 Paul Shane, English comedian and actor, born in Thrybergh, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 2013)
  • 1941 Marlene Warfield, American actress (Across 110th Street; Maude - "Victoria"), born in Queens, New York
  • 1942 Jos Brink, Dutch TV host (Op Zoek)
  • 1945 Tim Hovey, actor (Queen Bee, Toy Tiger, Man Afraid), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947 Youn Yuh Jung, South Korean actress (Minari), born in Kaesong, Korea
  • 1948 Phylicia Rashad, American Tony Award-winning actress (The Cosby Show - "Clair"; A Raisin in the Sun; One Life to Live), and singer, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1950 Constance Forslund, actress (Shining Season), born in San Diego, California
  • 1951 Daria Nicolodi, Italian actress (Terror, Shock), born in Florence, Italy
  • 1954 "Taz" Tasmanian Devil, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Robert McKimson and Warren Foster, (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Devil May Hare"
  • 1954 Kathleen Turner, American actress (Accidental Tourist, Jewel of Nile), born in Springfield, Missouri

Paula AbdulPaula Abdul (60 years old)

1962 American singer-songwriter, choreographer (Straight Up) and TV personality (American Idol), born in San Fernando, California

  • 1965 Sadie Frost, English actress
  • 1967 Eric Schweig, Inuvik Canada, actor (Dead Man's Walk)
  • 1967 Mia Sara, American actress
  • 1969 Lara Spencer, American TV personality

Jean DujardinJean Dujardin (50 years old)

1972 1st French actor to win an Oscar for Best Actor (The Artist), born in Rueil-Malmaison, Île-de-France

  • 1972 Poppy Montgomery, Australian actress (Without a Trace), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1972 Robin Tunney, American actress (The Mentalist), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1975 Hugh Dancy, English actor
  • 1977 Veronika Vařeková, Czech supermodel
  • 1978 Mía Maestro, Argentine actress
  • 1978 Tyson Dux, Canadian wrestler, born in Miramichi, New Brunswick

Zoe SaldañaZoe Saldaña (44 years old)

1978 American actress (Avatar, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl), born in Passaic, New Jersey

  • 1980 Lauren Lee Smith, Canadian actress
  • 1982 Joe Cheng, Taiwanese actor
  • 1984 Paul Dano, American actor (Love and Mercy), born in NYC, New York
  • 1993 KSI [Olajide Olatunji] British YouTuber, comedian and rapper, born in London, England
  • 1995 Blake Woodruff, American actor