Birthdays in Film & TV on June 8

  • 1903 Ronald Shiner, British actor (Dry Rot, Carry on Admiral, Keep it Clean, Aunt Clara), born in London, England (d. 1966)
  • 1906 Charles Janssens, Belgian actor (Mira, Malpertuis), born in Borgerhout, Belgium (d. 1986)
  • 1909 Mary van de Berg, Flemish actress (Moutarde van Sonaansee), born in Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (d. 2003)
  • 1916 Luigi Comencini, Italian film director (L'imperatore di Capri), born in Salò, Lombardy, Italy (d. 2007)
  • 1918 Robert Preston [Meservey], American actor (Music Man, Mame, Last Starfighter), born in Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1987)
  • 1921 Alexis Smith, Canadian actress and singer (The Age of Innocence, Follies), born in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada (d. 1993)
  • 1921 Sheila Ryan, American actress (Big Fix, Mule Train, Ringside, Caged Fury), born in Topeka, Kansas (d. 1975)
  • 1922 Myron Healey, American actor (The Lone Ranger, Wyatt Earp), born in Petaluma, Sonoma County California (d. 2005)
  • 1924 George Kirby, American comedian (ABC Comedy Hour, Pearl Bailey Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1924 Sheldon Allman, American-Canadian actor, singer, and songwriter (Nevada Smith, Harris Against the World), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2002)

Person of interestJerry Stiller

1927 Jerry Stiller, American comedian (Frank Constanza-Seinfeld), born in Brooklyn, New York

Comedian Jerry Stiller
Comedian
Jerry Stiller
  • 1930 Dana Wynter, German-English actress (Airport, Invasion of the Body Snatchers), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2011)

Person of interestJoan Rivers

1933 Joan Rivers, American comedian and actress (Late Show, Hollywood Squares), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)

Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host
Joan Rivers
  • 1934 Millicent Martin, English actress (Alfie, Nothing but the Best), born in Romford, Essex
  • 1936 James Darren, American actor (TJ Hooker, Diamond Head, Venus in Furs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1939 Bernie Casey, American actor (Boxcar Bertha, Rent-a-Cop), born in Wyco, West Virginia (d. 2017)

  • 1943 Colin Baker, English actor (Sixth Doctor in Doctor Who, Swallows & Amazons), born in London
  • 1944 Don Grady [Agrati], American actor (Robbie Douglas-My Three Sons), born in San Diego, California (d. 2012)
  • 1947 Julie Driscoll, English rocker and actress (33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee), born in London
  • 1949 Jeffrey Mylett, American actor and songwriter, born in North Canton, Ohio (d. 1986)
  • 1950 Kathy Whitton Baker, American actress (Right Stuff, 16 Candles), born in Midland, Texas
  • 1955 Griffin Dunne, actor (American Werewolf in London, Who's That Girl)
  • 1958 Keenan Ivory Wayans, American comedian (In Living Color), born in NYC, New York
  • 1961 Ursula Buchfellner, German model, playmate (Oct, 1979) and actress (Bloodline), born in Munich, Germany
  • 1965 Rob Pilatus, German model and dancer (Milli Vanilli, Girl You Know It's True), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1965 Chris Chavis, American professional wrestler

Person of interestJulianna Margulies

1966 Julianna Margulies, American actress (ER, The Good Wife), born in Spring Valley NY

  • 1969 J.P. Manoux, American actor
  • 1969 David Sutcliffe, Canadian actor
  • 1971 Amanda Jahn, Miss USA-Missouri (1997)
  • 1971 Mark Feuerstein, American actor
  • 1973 Lexa Doig, Canadian actress
  • 1973 Lucija Šerbedžija, Croatian actress
  • 1975 Shilpa Shetty, Indian actress

Person of interestMaria Menounos

1978 Maria Menounos, American actress, TV star (Today, Access Hollywood, WWE) and 1996 Miss Massachusetts Teen USA, born in Medford, Massachusetts

Journalist Maria Menounos
Journalist
Maria Menounos
  • 1981 Ai Nonaka, Japanese voice actor
  • 1981 Jess Weixler, American actress
  • 1982 Irina Lazareanu, Romanian-Canadian model