Birthdays in Film & TV on June 9

  • 1791 John Howard Payne, American actor, playwright (Fair Warning), author and creator of the hit song "Home! Sweet Home!", born in NYC, New York (d. 1852)
  • 1879 Dudley Digges, Irish actor (Mutiny on the Bounty, The Invisible Man), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1947)
  • 1890 Leslie Banks, English actor and director (Jamaica Inn, 48 Hours), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1952)
  • 1893 Samuel N. Behrman, American screenwriter (Tale of 2 Cities, Daddy Long Legs), born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 1973)
  • 1896 Aura Abranches, Portuguese actress (Lisboa; O Primo Basilio), born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1962)
  • 1901 Marion Gering, Russian actress (Sarumba, Rumba, Ready for Love, 24 Hours), born in Rostov-on-Don, Russia (d. 1977)
  • 1906 Tonio Selwart [Antonio Selmair-Selwart], German actor (Barefoot Contessa, Naked Maja), born in Wartenberg, Bavaria, Germany (d. 2002)
  • 1910 Robert Cummings, American actor (Love that Bob, Dial M For Murder), born in Joplin, Missouri (d. 1990)
  • 1911 George Webb, British actor (Keeping Up Appearances), born in Paddington, London (d. 1998)
  • 1914 Barbara Mullen, American actress (Thunder Rock, Innocent Sinners), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1979)
  • 1918 Rob de Vries, actor and director (Ciske de Rat, Silent Raid), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1969)
  • 1922 Fernand Seguin, Canadian biochemist - Radio and TV animator (d. 1988)
  • 1924 Anthony "Tony" Britton, British actor (Day of Jackal, Girl in my Soup), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1926 Mona Freeman, American actress (Black Beauty, Dear Wife, Heiress), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2014)

Jackie MasonJackie Mason (1928-2021)

American Emmy and Tony Award-winning stand-up comedian, stage, film and television actor (The World According To Me!), born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin [1]

  • 1930 Marvin Kalb, American educator & newscaster (CBS/NBC, Meet the Press), born in NYC, New York
  • 1931 Joe Santos, American actor (Rockford Files), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1933 Dick Orkin, American actor (Tim Conway Show), born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • 1935 Diana Van Der Vlis, Canadian American actress (Lovespell, Girl in Black Stockings), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2001)
  • 1939 Dick Vitale, American basketball sportscaster (ESPN), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1941 Maurizio Zamparini, Italian football executive (owner/director Palermo FC 2002–18), born in Sevegliano, Italy (d. 2022)
  • 1944 Brigid Bazlen, American actress (Pam-Too Young to go Steady), born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin (d. 1989)
  • 1949 Francis Monkman, British film composer, musician and songwriter (Curved Air; Sky), born in Hampstead, North London
  • 1951 James Newton Howard, American film composer (The Hunger Games; M. Night Shyamalan films), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952 Uzi Hitman, Israeli pop and world music singer-songwriter, and TV personality, born in Giv'at Shmuel, Israel (d. 2004)
  • 1961 Aaron Sorkin, American screenwriter and playwright (A Few Good Men; The West Wing), born in New York City

Michael J. FoxMichael J. Fox (61 years old)

1961 Canadian actor, author, comedian and activist (Family Ties; Back To The Future; Teen Wolf), born in Edmonton, Alberta

Johnny DeppJohnny Depp (59 years old)

1963 American actor (21 Jump Street, Pirates of the Caribbean), born in Owensboro, Kentucky

  • 1964 Gloria Reuben, Canadian actress (Jeanie Boulet-ER), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1964 Hiroko Yakushimaru, Japanese actress (Sailor Suit and Machine Gun), and singer, born in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1966 Tamela Mann, American gospel singer and actress, born in Limestone county, Texas
  • 1972 Tomoe Hanba, Japanese voice actress (Velma Dinkley in Scooby-Doo), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1973 Frederic Choffat, Swiss film director
  • 1973 Laura Ponte, Spanish model married to a member of the Spanish royal family
  • 1974 Randy Winn, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 2002; TB Devil Rays, Seattle Mariners, SF Giants) and analyst (NBC Sports Bay Area), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1977 Amisha Patel, Indian actress
  • 1978 Michaela Conlin, American actress

Natalie PortmanNatalie Portman (41 years old)

1981 Israeli-American actress (V for Vendetta, Black Swan, Star Wars), born in Jerusalem, Israel

  • 1981 Vic Zhou, Taiwanese pop singer (F4), actor (Meteor Garden; Home), and model, born in Yilan, Taiwan
  • 1982 Andrew Walker, Canadian actor, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1985 Sonam Kapoor, Indian actress (Neerja), born in Bombay, India
  • 1986 Adamo Ruggiero, Canadian actor (Degrassi: The Next Generation), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • 1986 Kary Ng, Hong Kong pop singer (Cookies), and actress, born in British Hong Kong
  • 1988 Mae Whitman, American Actress (The Duff), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1993 Danielle Chuchran, American actress