Birthdays in Film & TV on June 22

  • 1891 Harry Seymour, NY, actor (Boy Meets Girl, Tenderfoot)
  • 1897 Edmund A. Chester, American broadcaster and journalist (d. 1973)
  • 1899 Dorothy Devore, American actress (Narrow Street, Senior Daredevil), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 1976)
  • 1901 Jack Whiting, American actor and singer (Marge & Gower Champion Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1961)
  • 1901 Naunton Wayne, Welsh actor (Quartet, Hidden Room, Double Confession), born in Llanwonno, Glamorganshire, Wales (d. 1970)
  • 1902 David Burns, American actor (Music Man, Hello Dolly!), born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)
  • 1902 Marguerite De La Motte, American actress, born in Duluth, Minnesota (d. 1950)

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1906 Billy Wilder, Austrian-born American filmmakerr (Some Like It Hot, Apartment, Stalag 17), born in Vienna, Austria

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
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Billy Wilder
  • 1909 Mike Todd, [Avrom Goldbogen], US theatre and film director ("Around the World in 80 Days"), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1958)
  • 1916 Johnny Jacobs, American television announcer (d. 1982)
  • 1918 Richard Eastham, actor (Not With My Wife) [or Jan 22], born in Opelousas, Louisiana
  • 1920 Paul Frees [Solomon Hersh Frees], American voice actor (voice of Boris Badenov in The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1986)
  • 1921 Joseph Papp, stage producer/director (Pirates of Penzance), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1927 Ann Petersen, Belgian actress (d. 2003)
  • 1928 Ralph Waite, American actor, director and political candidate (Cool Hand Luke, The Waltons), born in White Plains, New York
  • 1932 Amrish Puri, Indian actor (d. 2005)
  • 1932 Prunella Scales, English actress
  • 1933 Jacques Martin, French TV host (d. 2007)
  • 1936 Kris Kristofferson, American singer/actor (Amerika, Millennium), born in Brownsville, Texas
  • 1938 Andrew Brown, film Producer
  • 1940 Abbas Kiarostami, Iranian author/director (Under the Olive Trees, Close Up), born in Tehran (d. 2016)
  • 1940 Esther Rantzen, British TV presenter
  • 1941 Ed Bradley, Journalist and CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1941 Michael Lerner, actor (8 Men Out, Harlem Nights), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1944 Klaus Maria Brandauer, Austrian actor (Mephisto, Out of Africa)
  • 1946 Andrew Rubin, actor (Police Academy) [or Jan 22], born in New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • 1947 David L Lander, American actor (Squiggy-Laverne & Shirley), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1949 Lindsay Wagner, actress (Bionic Woman, Paper Chase, Nighthawks), born in Los Angeles, California

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1949 Meryl Streep, American actress (French Lieutenant's Woman, Sophie's Choice), born in Summit, New Jersey

Actress Meryl Streep
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Meryl Streep
  • 1950 Murphy Cross, actor (Phyl & Mikhy, Perfect), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland
  • 1952 Graham Greene, Canadian actor
  • 1954 Amparo Munoz, Malgra Spain, Miss Universe (1974)
  • 1954 Chris Lemmon, American actor (Wishmaster, Duet), born in Los Angeles, California [or Jan 22]
  • 1954 Freddie Prinze, American comedian and actor (Chico & the Man), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956 Tim Russ, actor (Tuvoc-Star Trek Voyager), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1958 Bruce Campbell, American actor/producer/director (Army of Darkness, Evil Dead II), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1959 Wayne Federman, American comedian
  • 1960 Colleen Devine, actress (Irreconcilable Differences), born in San Gabriel, California
  • 1960 Tracy Pollan, American actress (Family Ties)/aka Mrs Michael J. Fox, born in NYC, New York
  • 1963 John Tenta, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 2006)
  • 1964 Amy Brenneman, actress (Janice-NYPD Blue), born in New London, Connecticut
  • 1965 Uwe Boll, German film director
  • 1968 Paula Irvine, actress (Lily Blake-Santa Barbara), born in Hollywood, California

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1971 Mary Lynn Rajskub, American actress (Chloe O'Brian-24), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • 1973 Lacy Goranson, actress (Becky-Roseanne), born in Evanston, Indiana
  • 1973 Carson Daly, American television personality
  • 1974 Nicole Juvan, Miss America-Vermont (1997), born in Essex Junction, Vermont
  • 1974 Donald Faison, American actor
  • 1974 Joseph Vijay, Indian actor
  • 1975 Laila Rouass, Moroccan-Indian actress
  • 1978 Jai Rodriguez, American TV personality
  • 1982 Soraia Chaves, Portuguese actress and model
  • 1985 Rosa Kato, Italian-Japanese model and actress