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)
  • 1892 Edmund Cobb, American silent and sound screen actor, specializing in western film (A Final Reckoning; Motorcycle Gang; Comanche Territory), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico Territory (d. 1974)
  • 1893 Donald MacBride, American stage and screen character actor (Topper Returns; The Seven Year Itch; My Friend Irma - "Mr. Clyde"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1957)
  • 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)
  • 1907 Eddie Pola [Sidney Edward Pollacsek], American radio and TV producer, and lyricist ("The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year"; "I Love The Way You Say Goodnight"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • 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, American choreographer, film and stage director (All the Jazz, Cabaret, Damn Yankees), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • 1929 Dave King, British comedian (Kraft Music Hall), born in Twickenham England

June Carter CashJune Carter Cash (1929-2003)

American Grammy Award-winning country singer (The Carter Family; Johnny Cash Show), songwriter ("Ring Of Fire"), and actress, born in Maces Spring, Virginia

  • 1936 Berend Boudewijn [van der Woude], Dutch TV host/director (Baantjer)
  • 1940 Adam Faith, English singer and actor (d. 2003)
  • 1946 Russ "Rusty" Thacker, American stage actor and singer, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2012)
  • 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 session and touring bassist, singer, and record producer (Jean-Luc Ponty; Journey; Mariah Carey) and TV personality (American Idol judge, 2002-14), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Frances McDormandFrances McDormand (65 years old)

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

  • 1957 Lee John [John L Mcgregor], English singer/actor (Body Talk)
  • 1960 Tatsuya Uemura, Japanese arcade game musician and programmer, born in Japan
  • 1962 Kevin Yagher, TV/film special effects technician
  • 1962 Paul LaGreca, actor (Big Trouble), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1964 Joss Whedon, American director, screenwriter and producer (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Avengers), born in NYC, New York
  • 1964 Trent Bushey, American actor (David Rampal-All My Children), born in New Hampshire
  • 1966 Richie Ren, Taiwanese actor (Breaking News, Life Without Principle), born in Changhua, Taiwan
  • 1969 Martin Klebba, American actor

Selma BlairSelma Blair (50 years old)

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

  • 1974 Joel Edgerton, Australian actor
  • 1976 Emmanuelle Vaugier, Canadian actress (CSI:NY; Lost Girl), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1976 Patrick Monahan, British comedian
  • 1980 Melissa Rauch, actress (The Big Bang Theory), born in Marlboro Township, New Jersey
  • 1988 Isabella Leong [Lok-yau], Macanese canto-pop singer, actress (Diary), and model, born in Macao
  • 1994 HoYeon Jung, South Korean model and actress (Squid Game), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1995 Danna Paola [Rivera], Mexican telenovela, film, and stage actress, and singer (Wicked (en español)), born in Mexico City
  • 1996 Charlie Jones, British actor