On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on June 4

  • 1881 Clara Blandick, American actress (Huckleberry Finn, Romance, Tom Sawyer), born on board an American ship in Hong Kong (d. 1962)
  • 1882 Karl Valentin, Bavarian comedian and film producer, born in Munich (d. 1948)
  • 1906 Richard Whorf, American actor and director (Yankee Doodle Dandy, Keeper of Flame), born in Winthrop, Massachusetts (d. 1966)
  • 1907 Rosalind Russell, American actress (Mame, Take a Letter Darling), born in Waterbury, Connecticut (d. 1976)
  • 1917 Charles Collingwood, American news commentator (CBS, Chronicles), born in Three Rivers, Michigan (d. 1985)
  • 1917 Robert Merrill [Moishe Miller], American operatic baritone and actor (NY Metropolitan Opera), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1924 Dennis Weaver, American actor (Chester-Gunsmoke, Duel, Battered), born in Joplin, Missouri (d. 2006)
  • 1926 Nan Leslie [Nan Coppage], American actress (Kings Row, The Californians), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2000)
  • 1927 Geoffrey Palmer, British actor (A Fish Called Wanda, The Madness of King George, Butterflies, Smacks & Thistle), born in London, England
  • 1927 Priscilla Morrill, American actress (Edie Grant-Mary Tyler Moore), born in Medford, Massachusetts (d. 1994)
  • 1930 Morgana King, American jazz singer and actress (The Godfather, The Godfather Part II), born in Pleasantville, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1932 John Drew Barrymore, American actor (Pantomine Quiz), born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2004)
  • 1935 Hendrikus C "Henk" Admiraal, Dutch actor (Rififi in Amsterdam)
  • 1936 Bruce Dern, American actor (Nebraska, The Hateful Eight, Django Unchained), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1936 Nutan Bahl, Indian actress (Seema, Bandini), born in Bombay, British India (d. 1991)
  • 1937 Gorilla Monsoon, American pro wrestler (Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame) and commentator (WWF), born in Rochester, New York (d. 1999)

  • 1944 Michelle Phillips, American singer and actress (Mamas & Papas), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1945 Margaret Impert, American actress (Maggie, Spencer's Pilots), born in Horseheads North, New York
  • 1946 Bettina Gregory, correspondent/journalist (ABC-TV)
  • 1948 Rosemary Joyce, model and actress (Daphne Draper-Search For Tomorrow)
  • 1949 Gabriel Arcand, French Canadian actor (The Crime of Ovide Plouffe), born in Deschambault, Quebec, Canada
  • 1950 Wayne Powers, American actor (Laverne & Shirley, 13 East), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1951 David Yip, British-Chinese actor (The Chinese Detective), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1952 Carlene Watkins, American actress (Tough Enough), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1952 Parker Stevenson, actor (Falcon Crest, Stroker Ace), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1955 Mary Testa, American stage actress (On The Town), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1956 Keith David, American actor (Platoon, There's Something About Mary), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958 Julie Gholson, American actress (Where the Lilies Bloom), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1960 Bradley Walsh, British comedian and actor (Law & Order: UK), born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1968 Scott Wolf, actor (Broken Arrow, Party of 5), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1969 Horatio Sanz, Chilean-born comedian

Person of interestNoah Wyle

1971 Noah Wyle, American actor (Dr John Carter-ER), born in Hollywood, California

Actor Noah Wyle
Actor
Noah Wyle
  • 1971 James Callis, British actor
  • 1972 Rob Huebel, American comedian

Person of interestRussell Brand

1975 Russell Brand, English comedian and television personality, born in Grays, Essex

Comedian Russell Brand
Comedian
Russell Brand

Person of interestAngelina Jolie

1975 Angelina Jolie, American actress (Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Wanted, Salt, Maleficent), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1977 Berglind Icey, Icelandic actor
  • 1981 T. J. Miller, American actor and comedian
  • 1984 Rainie Yang, Taiwanese singer and actress
  • 1985 Bar Refaeli, Israeli model
  • 1985 Ana Carolina Reston, Brazilian fashion model (d. 2006)
  • 1986 Shane Kippel, Canadian actor