On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on June 23

  • 1876 Irvin S Cobb, Ky, writer/humorist (Old Judge Priest)
  • 1884 Werner Krauss, German actor (Cabinet of Dr Caligari, Joyless Street), born in Sonnefeld, Germany (d. 1959)
  • 1888 Lee Moran, American actor (Circus Clown), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1961)
  • 1889 Donald McBride, American actor (The Seven Year Itch, My Friend Irma), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1957)
  • 1892 Edmund Cobb, Mexican western actor (Motorcycle Gang, Comanche Territory), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico (d. 1974)
  • 1901 Paul Verhoeven, German actor and director (Das kleine Hofkonzert), born in Unna, Germany (d. 1975)
  • 1902 Mathias Wieman, German actor (The Blue Light, Fear), born in Osnabrück, Germany (d. 1969)
  • 1912 Maurice Dallimore, British actor (The Collector, Me and My Girl), born in Essex, London, England (d. 1973)
  • 1915 Dennis Price, English actor (Kind Hearts and Coronets, Separate Tables), born in Twyford, England (d. 1973)
  • 1916 Irene Worth [Hattie Abrams], American actress (Nicolas & Alexandra), born in Fairbury, Nebraska (d. 2002)
  • 1925 Miriam Karlin, British actress (The Rag Trade), born in Hampstead, London (d. 2011)
  • 1927 Bob Fosse, choreographer/director (Cabaret, Damn Yankees), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1929 Dave King, Twickenham England, comedian (Kraft Music Hall)
  • 1936 Berend Boudewijn [van der Woude], Dutch TV host/director (Baantjer)
  • 1940 Adam Faith, English singer and actor (d. 2003)
  • 1946 Ted Shackelford, American actor (Gary-Dallas, Knots Landing), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  • 1947 Bryan Brown, actor (F/X, Gorillas in the Mist, Kim, Tai-Pan), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1950 Sally Geeson, actress (Bless This House), born in Sussex, England
  • 1953 Roberta Leighton, actress (Ginger-Days of Our Lives), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1955 Maggie Greenwald, American film director and writer
  • 1956 Randy Jackson, American bassist, singer, and record producer (American Idol judge), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Person of interestFrances McDormand

1957 Frances McDormand, American actress (Fargo), born in NYC, New York

  • 1957 Lee John, [John L Mcgregor], English singer/actor (Body Talk)
  • 1962 Paul LaGreca, actor (Big Trouble), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1962 Kevin Yagher, TV/film special effects technician
  • 1964 Trent Bushey, American actor (David Rampal-All My Children), born in New Hampshire
  • 1964 Joss Whedon, American director, screenwriter and producer (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Avengers), born in NYC, New York
  • 1966 Richie Ren, Taiwanese actor (Breaking News, Life Without Principle), born in Changhua, Taiwan
  • 1969 Martin Klebba, American actor

Person of interestSelma Blair

1972 Selma Blair, American actress (Cruel Intentions, Legally Blonde), born in Southfield, Michigan

Actress Selma Blair
Actress
Selma Blair
  • 1974 Joel Edgerton, Australian actor
  • 1976 Patrick Monahan, British comedian
  • 1976 Emmanuelle Vaugier, Canadian actress
  • 1980 Melissa Rauch, actress (The Big Bang Theory), born in Marlboro Township, New Jersey
  • 1988 Isabella Leong Lok-Sze, Hong Kong singer, actress and model
  • 1996 Charlie Jones, British actor