Birthdays in Film & TV on June 21

  • 1896 Dorothy Stickney, American actress (And So They Were Married), born in Dickinson, North Dakota (d. 1998)
  • 1906 Helene Costello, American dancer and actress (Love Toy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1957)
  • 1913 Irving Shulman, author/screenwriter
  • 1921 Jane Russell, Bemidji MN, full-figured actress (Outlaw)
  • 1921 Jean Kent, actress (Adv of Sir Francis Drake), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • 1921 Joan Tetzel, American actress (Hell Below Zero, Joy in the Morning), born in NYC, New York

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1921 Judy Holliday, American comedienne/actress (Born Yesterday, Adam's Rib), born in NYC, New York (d. 1965)

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  • 1923 John Compton, American actor (Shannon-D.A.'s Man), born in Lynchburg, Tennessee (d. 2015)
  • 1925 Maureen Stapleton, actress (Airport, Coccoon, Plaza Suite), born in Troy, New York
  • 1927 Carl Burton Stokes, African American politician (51st mayor of Cleveland) and TV newscaster, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • 1931 Lawrence K Grossman, News president (NBC-TV)
  • 1933 Bernie Kopell, American actor (Love Boat, Get Smart, That Girl), born in NYC, New York
  • 1935 Monte Markham, American actor (Second Hundred Years, Dallas), born in Manatee County, Florida
  • 1938 Ron Ely [Ronald Pierce], American actor (Tarzan, Doc Savage), born in Hereford, Texas
  • 1940 Mariette Hartley, American actress (Poloroid spokesperson, Marooned), born in NYC, New York
  • 1941 Pia J Barendrecht, Indonesian/Dutch actress (Pinokkio)
  • 1941 Joe Flaherty, American-Canadian actor
  • 1944 Corinna Tsopel, Greek actress (Man Called Horse) and Miss Universe 1964, born in Athens, Greece
  • 1944 Tony Scott, English film director and producer (Top Gun, Revenge, Days of Thunder), born in Northumberland, England (d. 2012)
  • 1946 Trond Kirkvaag, Norwegian comedian and author
  • 1947 Lex van Delden, Dutch actor (Soldier of Orange)
  • 1947 Meredith Baxter-Birney, American actress (Family Ties, Bridget Loves Bernie), born in South Pasadena, California
  • 1947 Michael Gross, American actor (Family Ties, FBI murders), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950 Gérard Lanvin, French actor
  • 1953 Robyn Douglass, American actress (Lonely Guy, Romantic Comedy), born in Sendai, Japan
  • 1953 Michael Bowen, American actor
  • 1954 Anne Kirkbride, Oldham Lancashire, English actress (Deidre-Coronation Street)
  • 1954 Robert Pastorelli, American actor (Eldin-Murphy Brown), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954 Müjde Ar, Turkish actress
  • 1955 David Marshall Grant, actor (Legs, French Postcards), born in Westport, Connecticut
  • 1955 Leigh J McCloskey, actor (Dallas, Executive Suite, Gen Hosp), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962 Marc Copage, actor (Corey Baker-Julia), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964 Doug Savant, actor (Matt Fielding-Melrose Place), born in Burbank, California
  • 1964 Kari Kennell, American actress (Eric's Revenge) and playmate (Feb, 1988), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 1964 Sammi Davis-Voss, Kidderminster England, actress (Hope & Glory)
  • 1964 David Morrissey, British actor
  • 1965 Michael Dolan, actor (Hamburger Hill, Liberace), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1965 Lana [formally Larry] Wachowski, American film director (Matrix trilogy), born in Chicago Illinois
  • 1966 Nan Woods, actress (1 More Saturday Night)
  • 1967 Jim Breuer, American comedian
  • 1968 Brandon Douglas, actor (Dr Quinn, Father's Homecoming), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1973 Juliette Lewis, actress (Natural Born Killers, Cape Fear), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1978 Jack Guzman, American actor
  • 1978 Erica Durance, Canadian actress
  • 1979 Chris Pratt, American actor (Guardians of the Galaxy, Jurassic World,), born in Virginia, Minnesota
  • 1985 Lana Del Rey, American singer-songwriter (Born to Die, Ultraviolence), and model (H&M), born in NYC, New York