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)
  • 1893 Samuel N Behrman, US screenwriter (Tale of 2 Cities, Daddy Long Legs)
  • 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)
  • 1930 Marvin Kalb, American educator/newscaster (CBS/NBC, Meet the Press), born in NYC, New York
  • 1931 Jackie Mason, Wisc, comedian (World According to Me, Chicken Soup)

  • 1931 Joe Santos, American actor (Rockford Files), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1933 Dick Orkin, Williamsport Pa, actor (Tim Conway Show)
  • 1935 Diana Van Der Vlis, actress (Lovespell, Girl in Black Stockings)
  • 1940 Dick Vitale, American sportscaster (ESPN, ABC "Oh Baby!")
  • 1944 Brigid Bazlen, Wisc, actress (Pam-Too Young to go Steady)
  • 1949 Francis Monkman, British film composer, musician and songwriter (Curved Air, Sky) born in Hampstead, North London
  • 1951 James Newton Howard, American film composer

Person of interestMichael J. Fox

1961 Michael J. Fox, Canadian actor, author, comedian and activist (Family Ties, Back to the Future, Teen Wolf), born in Edmonton, Alberta

Person of interestJohnny Depp

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

  • 1964 Gloria Reuben, actress (Jeanie Boulet - ER), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1964 Hiroko Yakushimaru, Japanese actress and singer
  • 1972 Tomoe Hanba, Japanese voice actress
  • 1973 Laura Ponte, Spanish model and royal
  • 1973 Frederic Choffat, Swiss film director
  • 1977 Amisha Patel, Indian actress
  • 1978 Michaela Conlin, American actress

Person of interestNatalie Portman

1981 Natalie Portman [Neta-Lee Hershlag], Israeli-American actress (V for Vendetta, Black Swan, Star Wars), born in Jerusalem, Israel

  • 1981 Vic Zhou, JVKV band member, Taiwanese actor, singer and model.
  • 1982 Andrew Walker, Canadian actor
  • 1985 Sonam Kapoor, Indian actress
  • 1986 Adamo Ruggiero, Canadian actor
  • 1986 Kary Ng, Hong Kong singer and actress
  • 1988 Mae Whitman, American Actress
  • 1993 Danielle Chuchran, American actress