Birthdays in Film & TV on June 20

  • 1615 Salvatore Rosa, Italian baroque painter, poet, musician and actor, born in Arenella, Italy (d. 1673)
  • 1883 Jules Verstraete [Julien Gustave de Graef], Flemish actor (rubber, The Three Wishes), born in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1951)
  • 1883 Leah Baird, American actress (Lady Gangster), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1971)
  • 1909 Cecil Marley, cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres)
  • 1909 Errol Flynn, Australian actor (Captain Blood, Robin Hood), born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia (d. 1959)
  • 1909 Joan Harrison, screenwriter
  • 1911 Gail Patrick [Margaret Fitzpatrick], American actress (My Man Godfrey, Love Crazy), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1980)
  • 1916 Johnny Morris, British broadcaster/actor (Once in a Lifetime)
  • 1917 Igor Śmiałowski, Polish actor (Lalka, Znachor, Niedaleko Warszawy), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2006)
  • 1925 Audie Murphy, Kingston, Texas, most decorated American WW II hero/actor (Destry, Joe Butterfly)
  • 1928 Martin Landau, American actor (Mission Impossible, Space 1999, Ed Wood), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1929 Ronald Hines, British actor (Not in Front of the Children, Pack of Lies), born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • 1931 James Tolkan, American actor (Weekend War, Leap of Faith), born in Calumet, Michigan
  • 1931 Olympia Dukakis, actress (Moonstruck, Cemetery Club), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1933 Brett Halsey, actress (Paul-Follow the Sun), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1933 Danny Aiello, American actor (Moonstruck, Radio Days), born in NYC, New York
  • 1934 Wendy Craig, England, actress (Joseph Andrews)
  • 1934 Rossana Podestà, Italian actress (Helen of Troy), (d. 2013)
  • 1937 Jerry Keller, rocker/actor (If Ever I See You Again)
  • 1940 John Mahoney, British-born American actor (Fraiser, Frantic, 8 Men Out), born in Manchester, England (d. 2018)
  • 1941 Stephen Frears, film director (Prick Up Your Ears, Dangerous Liaisons), born in Leicester, England
  • 1944 Terry Funk, pro wrestler (WWF/NWA)/actor (Paradise Alley), born in Hammond, Indiana
  • 1944 David Roper, English actor
  • 1945 John McCook, Ventura Cal, actor (Codename: Firefox, Bold & Beautiful)
  • 1946 Bob Vila, television presenter
  • 1947 Candace "Candy" Clark, American actress (Man Who Fell to Earth, Q, American Graffiti), born in Norman, Oklahoma
  • 1951 Tress MacNeille, American voice actress

Person of interestJohn Goodman

1952 John Goodman, actor (Dan Conner-Roseanne, Babe), born in St Louis, Missouri

  • 1952 Larry Riley, actor (Harry-Stir Crazy, Knots Landing), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1957 Butch Patrick, actor (Real McCoys, Eddie-Munsters), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1957 Koko B. Ware, American professional wrestler
  • 1958 Chuck Wagner, actor (Automan), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1960 Michael Corbett, Collingwood NJ, actor (David-Young & Restless)
  • 1963 Don West, American professional wrestling announcer
  • 1965 Michael Landon Jr, actor (Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie ), born in Encino California (d. 1991)

Person of interestNicole Kidman

1967 Nicole Kidman, American actress (Dead Calm, The Hours), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Actress Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
  • 1974 Jami Ferrell, playmate (Jan 1997), born in Munncie, Indiana
  • 1979 Lani Billard, Canadian actress
  • 1983 Cherrie Ying, Hong Kong actress
  • 1988 Shefali Chowdhury, Welsh actress
  • 1989 Christopher Mintz-Plasse, American actor
  • 1997 Maria Lark, Russian-born American actress