Birthdays in Film & TV on March 18

  • 1872 Anna Held, Polish-born French actress and singer (A Parisian Model), born in Warsaw (d. 1918) date of birth disputed
  • 1886 Edward Everett Horton, American actor and narrator (Bulwinkle Show), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1970)
  • 1887 Frank Moran, American heavyweight boxer and film actor, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1967)

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1905 Robert Donat, English actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Citadel), born in Manchester, England (d. 1958)

  • 1907 Betty Compton [Violet Halling Compton], British actress (Too Many Millions), born in Isle of Wight, England (d. 1944)
  • 1913 Rene Clement, director/writer (Is Paris Burning), born in Bordeaux, France
  • 1925 Peter Graves [Aurness], American actor (James Phelps-Mission Impossible), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1938 Carl Gottlieb, American comedian and script writer (Ken Berry Wow Show, Jaws, The Jerk), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938 Shashi Kapoor [Balbir Raj Kapoor], prominent Indian Bollywood actor (Deewar, The Deceivers, Shalimar, Heat & Dust), born in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 2017)
  • 1943 Kevin Dobson, actor (Kojak, Knots Landing, Shannon), born in Queens, New York
  • 1943 Toula Grivas, Greek actress
  • 1945 Joy Fielding, Canadian novelist and actress
  • 1947 Patrick Chesnais, French actor
  • 1947 Patrick Barlow, English actor, comedian and playwright
  • 1947 Heather Ryan, American model and former Playmate of the Month
  • 1950 Brad Dourif, WV, actor (Ragtime, Eyes of Laura Mars, Fatal Beauty)
  • 1956 "The Model" Rick Martel, [Richard Vignault], wrestler (WWF/AWA)
  • 1959 Irene Cara, Bronx actress/singer (Fame, DC Cab, Certain Fury), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960 Claudia Udy, actress (Out of Control, Nightforce), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1960 Patricia Farinelli, playmate (December, 1981), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960 Richard Biggs, actor (Marcus-Days of Our Lives), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1960 James MacPherson, Scottish actor (Taggart, Sometimes), born in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland
  • 1962 Thomas Ian Griffith, American actor
  • 1962 Mike Rowe, American television personality
  • 1962 Etsushi Toyokawa, Japanese actor
  • 1963 Vanessa L Williams, Millwood NY, Actress, singer and 1st African American Miss America (1983)
  • 1964 Christina Ferguson, playmate (Apr, 1983), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1965 Yoriko Douguchi, Japanese actress
  • 1968 Shinichiro Miki, Japanese seiyu (voice actor)
  • 1970 Michael Rapaport, actor (Zak-Zebrahead)

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1970 Queen Latifah, American rapper and actress (Khadijah James-Living Single), born in Newark, New Jersey

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  • 1972 Dane Cook, American comedian and actor
  • 1973 Luci Christian, American voice actress
  • 1976 Michael Spillane, American wrestler, better known as Mike Quackenbush
  • 1976 Giovanna Antonelli, Brazilian actress
  • 1978 Khalilah Adams, American actress
  • 1979 Danneel Harris, American actress
  • 1980 Sophia Myles, English actress
  • 1981 Jang Nara, Korean singer and actress
  • 1984 Vonzell Solomon, American Idol Contestant
  • 1996 Madeline Carroll, American actress