Birthdays in Film & TV on June 29

  • 1896 Irene Browne, British actress (All at Sea, Peg O' My Heart), born in London, England (d. 1965)
  • 1899 Lester Vail, American actor (Dance Fools Dance, Consolation Marriage), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1959)
  • 1901 Frieda Inescort, Scottish actress (Pride & Prejudice), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1976)
  • 1902 Carl-Heinz Schroth, German actor and director (Reaching for the Stars), born in Innsbruck, Austria (d. 1989)
  • 1902 Ellen Clara Pollock, British-German actress (Wicked Lady, Horror Hospital), born in Heidelberg, Germany (d. 1997)
  • 1911 Bernard Herrmann, American film score composer (Citizen Kane; Psycho; Taxi Driver), born in NYC, New York (d. 1975)
  • 1912 Joan Davis, American actress (I Married Joan), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1961)
  • 1916 Ruth Warrick, American actress and singer (Citizen Kane, All My Children), born in Saint Joseph, Missouri (d. 2005)
  • 1919 Slim Pickens [Louis Burton Lindley Jr], American rodeo performer and actor (Dr Strangelove, Blazing Saddles), born in Kingsburg, California (d. 1983)
  • 1925 Cara Williams, American actress (Pete & Gladys, Cara Williams Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1928 Ian Bannen, Scottish character actor (Eye of the Needle, Gorky Park), born in Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 1999)
  • 1929 Leigh Snowden [Martha Lee Estes], American actress (All That Heaven Allows), born in Covington, Tennessee (d. 1982)
  • 1929 Pat Crawford Brown, American actress (Desperate Housewives - "Ida"; General Hospital), born in NYC (d. 2019)

Robert EvansRobert Evans (1930-2019)

American producer and actor (Love Story, The Godfather, Chinatown), born in NYC, New York

  • 1930 Viola Léger, American-Canadian actress, born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts
  • 1931 Ed Gilbert, American actor (The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • 1942 Mike Willesee, Australian television presenter (This Day Tonight), born in Perth, Australia (d. 2019)
  • 1944 Gary Busey, American actor (The Buddy Holly Story; A Star in Born (1976); Lethal Weapon), born in Goose Creek, Texas
  • 1947 Michael Carter, Scottish actor, born in Dumfries, Scotland

Richard LewisRichard Lewis (75 years old)

1947 American comedian (Marty Gold-Anything But Love), born in NYC, New York

  • 1948 Fred Grandy, American actor (The Love Boat - "Gopher") and politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa), born in Sioux City, Iowa
  • 1957 María Conchita Alonso, Venezuelan actress (Moscow on the Hudson), born in Cienfuegos, Cuba
  • 1961 Kimberlin Brown, American actress (Sheila Carter-The Young and The Restless), born in Hayward, California
  • 1961 Sharon Lawrence [Sharon Elizabeth], American actress (NYPD Blue, Fired Up), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 1962 Amanda Donohoe, English actress (CJ Lamb-LA Law), born in London, England
  • 1964 Wendy Kilbourne, American actress (Devon-Midnight Caller), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967 Melora Hardin, American actress (Family Tree, Best Times), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1969 Ilan Mitchell-Smith, American academic and actor (Weird Science), born in NYC, New York
  • 1972 Samantha Smith, American peace activist and actress (invited to the Soviet Union during Cold War), born in Houlton, Maine (d. 1985)
  • 1976 Bret McKenzie, New Zealand musician and comedian (Flight of the Conchords - "Feel Inside (And Stuff Like That)"), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 1977 Colton Dunn, American comedian, writer and actor (Superstore), born in Normal, Illinois
  • 1977 Zuleikha Robinson, English actress (The Namesake), born in London
  • 1978 Luke Kirby, Canadian American actor (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1979 Barış Akarsu, Turkish rock musician ("Gözlerin"/"Your Eyes"), and actor (My Lying Lover), born in Amasra, Turkey (d. 2007)
  • 1980 Mel Peachey, British television personality (PlayMania), born in London
  • 1984 Christopher Egan, Australian actor (Home and Away), born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1984 Han Ji-hye, South Korean actress and model, born in Gwangju, South Korea
  • 1986 Iya Villania [Raelene Villania-Arellano], Australian actress and presenter, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1987 Yasuka Saitō, Japanese actor (GoGo Sentai Boukenger), born in Kanagawa, Japan
  • 1992 Adam G. Sevani, American actor (Step Up), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1994 Camila Mendes, American Brazilian actress (Riverdale), born in Charlottesville, Virginia