Birthdays in Film & TV on June 28

  • 1867 William Courtleigh, Canadian actor (The Birth of Character, Ashes, The Nightingale), born in Guelph, Ontario, Canada (d. 1930)
  • 1886 Frank Mayo, American silent screen actor (Burning Gold, Hell's Headquarters), born in NYC, New York (d. 1963)
  • 1900 Alan Bunce, American radio and television actor (Homicidal, Ethel & Albert), born in Westfield, New Jersey (d. 1965)
  • 1913 Franz Antel, Austrian filmmaker (d. 2007)
  • 1917 Willem "Wim" Sonneveld, Dutch singer/actor (My Fair Lady)
  • 1922 Michael Vale, American actor (d. 2005)
  • 1922 Erik Bauersfeld, voice actor (Star Wars' Admiral Ackbar "Its a trap"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)

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1926 Mel Brooks, American actor and director (Blazing Saddles, Spaceballs), born in New York City

Actor & Director Mel Brooks
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Mel Brooks
  • 1929 Don Dubbins, actor (Enchanted Island, Fix), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1932 Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita, Isleton CA, actor (Happy Days, Karate Kid)
  • 1935 John Inman, English actor (d. 2007)
  • 1937 Richard Bright, American actor (d. 2006)
  • 1938 John Byner, American comedian
  • 1946 Bruce Davison, actor (Capt Wyler-Hunter, Willard, High Risk), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1946 Gilda Radner, actress (SNL, Haunted Honeymoon), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1947 Anny Duperey, French film and television actress

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1948 Kathy Bates, American academy award winning actress (Misery), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Actress Kathy Bates
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Kathy Bates
  • 1954 Alice Krige, South African actress (Chariots of Fire, Ladykiller)
  • 1955 Shirley Cheriton, English actress
  • 1966 John Cusack, American actor (Stand By Me, Sure Thing, Better Off Dead), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1966 Mary Stuart Masterson, American actress (Some Kind of Wonderful), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967 Gil Bellows, Canadian actor, born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1968 Adam Woodyatt, English actor (Ian Beale in EastEnders), born in Walthamstow, London Borough of Waltham Forest, United Kingdom
  • 1969 Danielle Brisebois, American actress (Archie's Place, Big Bad Mama 2), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969 Tichina Arnold, American actress, born in Queens, New York City, New York
  • 1969 Ayelet Zurer, Israeli actress, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1970 [Jack] Stephen Burton, actor (Chris-Out of this World), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1970 Mike White, American filmmaker and actor, born in Pasadena, California
  • 1971 Aileen Quinn, American actress (Annie), born in Yardley, Pennsylvania
  • 1971 Norika Fujiwara, Japanese actress and television personality, born in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
  • 1972 Alessandro Nivola, American actor, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1973 Ingrid Seynhaeve, model (Look of the Year 1991), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1979 Ha Ji-won, South Korean actress and singer
  • 1983 Maui Taylor, Filipino model and singer
  • 1986 Shadia Simmons, Canadian actress (Strange Days at Blake Holsey High), born in Toronto, Canada
  • 1990 Jasmine Richards, Canadian actress (Camp Rock), born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
  • 1994 Madeline Duggan, English actress