Birthdays in Film & TV on March 1

  • 1882 Ida Moore, American character actress (Mr. Music; Ma and Pa Kettle; Desk Set), born in Altoona, Kansas (d. 1964)
  • 1885 Lionel Atwill, British actor (The Mystery of the Wax Museum), born in Croydon, London, England (d. 1946)
  • 1904 Paul Hartman, American actor (Petticoat Junction, Inherit the Wind), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1973)
  • 1905 Doris Hare, Welsh actress, born in Bargoed, Glamorgan, Wales (d. 2000)
  • 1908 Terence De Marney, British actor (Lorna Doone; Doctor Who; The Immortal Gentleman), born in London, England (d. 1971)
  • 1909 Lois Moran, American actress (Waterfront), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1990)

David NivenDavid Niven (1910-1983)

British actor (Casino Royale, The Pink Panther), born in London, England

  • 1914 Harry Caray, American Baseball Hall of Fame broadcaster (Chicago Cubs), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1998)

Dinah ShoreDinah Shore (1917-1994)

American singer (See the USA in a Chevrolet), actress and TV personality (Dinah Shore Show; Nabisco DS Championship), born in Winchester, Tennessee

  • 1918 Roger Delgado, English actor (Doctor Who, Agent 8 3/4, Hot Enough for June), born in London, England (d. 1973)
  • 1921 Jack Clayton, film director
  • 1926 Cesare Danova, Italian-American actor (Tentacles, Viva Las Vegas, Garrison's Gorillas), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1992)
  • 1926 Robert Clary [Widerman], French-American actor (Hogan's Heroes - "Cpl LeBeau"; Days of Our Lives), singer, author, artist, lecturer, and Holocaust survivor, born in Paris, France (d. 2022) [1]

Harry BelafonteHarry Belafonte (95 years old)

1927 Jr], Jamaican-American calypso singer ("Banana Boat Song"; actor (Buck & the Preacher), and human rights activist, born in Harlem, New York

  • 1928 Jacques Rivette, French New Wave film director, born in Rouen, Haute-Normandie (d. 2016)
  • 1930 Raymond St Jacques, American actor, director and producer, who was the 1st African-American to hold a regular role in a western series (Simon Blake in "Rawhide"), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1990)
  • 1933 Joan Hackett, American stage and screen actress (Will Penny; Only When I Laugh; Mourning Becomes Electra), born in East Harlem, NYC (d. 1983)
  • 1935 Robert Conrad [Conrad R. Falk], American actor (Wild Wild West), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • 1937 Jed Allan, actor (Days of our Lives, CC-Santa Barbara), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1945 Dirk Benedict, American actor (A-Team, Battlestar Galactica), born in Helena, Montana
  • 1947 Alan Thicke, Canadian actor (Thicke of the Night; Growing Pains), and TV theme song composer (Doff'rent Strokes; The Facts Of Life), born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • 1952 Leigh Matthews, Australian Football Hall of Fame rover (Hawthorne FC), coach (Collingwood 1990 premiers; Brisbane 2001-03 premiers) and broadcaster (7 Network; 3AW), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1954 Catherine Bach, Warren Oh, actress (Daisey Duke-The Dukes of Hazzard)
  • 1954 Ron Howard, Oklahoma, American actor and director (American Graffiti, Happy Days)
  • 1956 Timothy Daly, American actor (Joe-Wings, Diner, Made in Heaven), born in Sufferin, New York
  • 1963 Maurice Benard, actor (Sonny Corinthos-General Hospital)
  • 1965 Booker T [Robert Booker Tio Huffman], American pro wrestler (WCW Heavyweight Champion 2000–01; WWF Heavyweight Champion 2006–07), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1966 John David Cullum, actor (1776, Sweet Country, Day After)
  • 1967 George Eads, American actor (CSI), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1969 Javier Bardem, Spanish actor
  • 1971 Ma Dong-seok [Don Lee], South Korean American actor (Train to Busan), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1973 Chris Webber, American basketball forward (NBA All-Star 1997, 2000–2003; Washington Bullets/Wizards, Sacramento Kings) and broadcaster (NBA Gametime Live; TNT), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973 Jack Davenport, English actor (Pirates of the Caribbean), born in London, England
  • 1974 Joachim Trier, Danish born Norwegian film director (The Worst Person in the World), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1974 Mark-Paul Gosselaar, actor (Zack-Saved by the Bell)
  • 1976 Dave Malkoff, American TV News Reporter
  • 1977 Esther Cañadas, Spanish actress and supermodel
  • 1978 Alicia Leigh Willis, American actress (General Hospital, 2001-06), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1978 Donovan Patton, American television actor (Blue's Clues), born in Naval Air Station Agana, Guam

Jensen AcklesJensen Ackles (44 years old)

1978 American actor (Days Of Our Lives: Supernatural), born in Dallas, Texas

  • 1981 Adam LaVorgna, American actor
  • 1981 Ana Hickmann, Brazilian supermodel
  • 1983 Lupita Nyong’o, Mexican-Kenyan actress (12 Years a Slave), born in Mexico City
  • 1984 Naima Mora, American model
  • 1988 Katija Pevec, American actress
  • 1990 Harry Eden, English actor, born in Old Harlow, Essex