Birthdays in Film & TV on March 16

  • 1876 Charles Halton, British stage actor (Dr Cyclops, Tugboat Annie Sails Again), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1959)
  • 1878 Henry B Walthall, American actor (The Birth of a Nation, Klondike), born in Shelby City, Alabama (d. 1936)
  • 1884 Harrison Ford, American silent screen actor (Rubber Tires, Vanity Fair, Love In High Gear), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1957)
  • 1885 Sydney Chaplin [Hawkes], British actor, half brother and manager of Charlie Chaplin, born in London, England (d. 1965)
  • 1890 Solomon Mikhoels, Soviet actor and chairman of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee (d. 1948)
  • 1893 Isobel Elsom, British actress (My Fair Lady, Love From a Stranger), born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England (d. 1981)
  • 1897 Conrad Nagel, American actor (All That Heaven Allows, Celebrity Time), born in Keokuk, Iowa (d. 1970)
  • 1901 Edward Pawley, American actor (Angels with Dirty Faces), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1988)
  • 1903 Morgan Conway, American actor (Dick Tracy, Brother Orchid), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1981)
  • 1904 Clive Morton, British actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Moonraker), born in London, England (d. 1975)
  • 1905 Elisabeth Flickenschildt, German actress, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1977)
  • 1906 Henny Youngman, American comedian and violinist ("Take my wife ... please"), born in London, England (d. 1998)
  • 1908 Robert Rossen director/writer (Hustler, All the King's Men, Mambo)
  • 1910 Norman Wooland, British character actor (Ivanhoe, Quo Vadis, Hamlet), born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 1989)
  • 1916 Mercedes McCambridge, American actress (All the King's Men, The Exorcist, Giant), born in Joliet, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • 1920 John Addison, British Academy and BAFTA Award-winning film score composer (Tom Jones; A Bridge Too Far; Centennial), born in Surrey, England (d. 1998)
  • 1920 Reginald "Leo" McKern, Australian actor (Blue Lagoon, Help, Mouse that Roared), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2002)
  • 1925 Cornell Borchers, German actress (The Big Lift, Floodtide, Istanbul), born in Šilutė, Lithuania (d. 2014)

Jerry LewisJerry Lewis (1926-2017)

American comedian (Martin and Lewis, MDA Telethon), born in Newark, New Jersey

  • 1927 Karlheinz Boehm, Austrian actor (Face of Fear, Peeping Tom, Unnatural), born in Darmstadt, Austria (d. 2014)
  • 1927 Olga San Juan, American actress, dancer and comedian (Variety Girl, 1 Touch of Venus), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1929 Nadja Tiller, Austrian actress (Ich suche Dich, Rosemary) and Miss Austria (1949), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1940 Chuck Woolery, Ky, TV game show host (Love Connection)

Bernardo BertolucciBernardo Bertolucci (1941-2018)

Italian director (Last Tango in Paris, The Last Emperor), born in Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

  • 1943 Kim Mu-saeng, South Korean actor (d. 2005)
  • 1949 Erik Estrada, actor (CHiPs), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949 Victor Garber, actor (Days & Nights of Molly Dodd), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1951 Kate Nelligan, actress (Bethune, Eye of the Needle), born in London, Ontario
  • 1952 Graham Cole [Graham Coleman-Smith], English actor (The Bill), born in London, England
  • 1953 Isabelle Huppert, French actress (The Piano Teacher), born in Paris
  • 1954 Jimmy Nail, singer/actor (Evita, Spender, Howling II)
  • 1955 Bruno Barreto, Brazilian film director
  • 1956 Vladimír Godár, Slovak contemporary classical music and film music composer, born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia)

Flavor FlavFlavor Flav (63 years old)

1959 American rapper (Public Enemy) and reality TV star (The Surreal Life), born in Roosevelt, Long Island, New York

  • 1960 Jenny Eclair [Hargreaves], British comedienne, author and actress (Grumpy Old Women, Loose Women), born in Kuala Lumpur, Federation of Malaya

Kevin SmithKevin Smith (1963-2002)

New Zealand actor (Ares-Hercules), born in Auckland, New Zealand

  • 1964 Gore Verbinski, American movie director (Pirates of the Caribbean films; Rango), born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • 1965 Belén Rueda, Spanish actress
  • 1967 Lauren Graham, American actress and author (Gilmore Girls, Parenthood), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1968 Ananya Khare, Indian actress and teacher
  • 1969 Judah Friedlander, American comedian and actor (30 Rock - "Frank"; American Splendor), born in Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • 1971 Alan Tudyk, American actor (Firefly; Suburgatory0,, born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1975 Sienna Guillory, English actress (Jill Valentine-Resident Evil), born in Kettering, England
  • 1976 Nick Spano, American actor
  • 1976 Paul Schneider, American actor
  • 1978 Brooke Burns, American actress
  • 1985 Nicole Trunfio, Australian supermodel, born in Merredin, Australia
  • 1986 Ken Doane, American professional wrestler
  • 1987 Tiiu Kuik, Estonian model
  • 1994 Sierra McClain, American actress (Sierra James-Daddy's Little Girls), born in Decatur, Georgia