Birthdays in Film & TV on June 24

  • 1891 Irving Pichel, actor and director (Mme Butterfly, Oliver Twist), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1904 Phil Harris [Wonga Philip], American actor and singer (Anything Goes, Robin Hood), born in Linton, Indiana (d. 1995)
  • 1906 Willard Maas, American educator and experimental filmmaker (d. 1971)
  • 1915 Fred Hoyle, cosmologist (proposed steady-state universe theory)
  • 1919 Al Molinaro, actor (Murray-Odd Couple, Al-Happy Days), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin (d. 2015)
  • 1922 Jack Carter [Chakrin], American comedian and actor, born in Brooklyn New York (d. 2015)
  • 1942 Michele Lee, actress/singer (Karen-Knots Landing, Love Bug), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943 Georg Stanford Brown, actor (Terry Webster-Rookies), born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1947 Walter Willison, Monterrey Park California, actor (McDuff the Talking Dog)
  • 1947 Marianne Delgorge, singer/actress (Ice Cream Soda)
  • 1947 Peter Weller, Stevens Point WI, actor (Robocop, Of Unknown Origin)
  • 1950 Nancy Allen, American actress (Carrie, 1941, Robocop, Dress to Kill), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951 David Rodigan, radio DJ/actor
  • 1955 Betsy Randle, American actress
  • 1956 Joe Penny, English actor
  • 1960 Erik Poppe, Norwegian film director
  • 1961 Iain Glen, Scottish actor (Game of Thrones, Resident Evil), born in Edinburgh
  • 1965 Danielle Spencer, actress (Dee Thomas-What's Happening), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1966 Adrienne Shelly, American actress, director and screenwriter (The Unbelievable Truth), born in Queens, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1967 Crystal Carson, Spaulding NE, actress (Cartel, Julia-General Hospital)
  • 1967 Sherry Stringfield, Colo Springs Colo, actress (Laura-NYPD Blue, ER)
  • 1967 Janez Lapajne, Slovenian film director
  • 1971 Christopher Showerman, American actor
  • 1973 Alexander Beyer, German actor
  • 1973 Ji Jin Hee, South Korean actor
  • 1975 Carla Gallo, American actress
  • 1977 Cas Jansen, Dutch actor
  • 1979 Petra Němcová, Czechoslovakian-born model
  • 1979 Mindy Kaling, American actress and TV producer (The Office, The Mindy Project), born in Cambridge Massachusetts
  • 1980 Liane Balaban, Canadian actress
  • 1980 Minka Kelly, American actress
  • 1982 Mark Penney, Canadian film director
  • 1983 John Lloyd Cruz, Filipino Actor
  • 1985 Kyle Searles, American actor
  • 1986 Kaitlin Cullum, actress (Libby Kelly-Grace Under Fire), born in Los Angeles, California