Birthdays in Film & TV on March 20

  • 1883 Colin Campbell, Scottish actor (High Bright Sun, Leather Boys), born in Falkirk, Scotland (d. 1883)
  • 1896 Sam Wren, American actor (Marked Woman, The Old Grey Mayor), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1962)
  • 1903 Edgar Buchanan, American actor (Petticoat Junction), born in Humansville, Missouri (d. 1979)
  • 1906 Oswald "Ozzie" Nelson, American actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1975)
  • 1908 Frank Stanton, Muskegon Mich, broadcasting executive (CBS)
  • 1908 Michael Redgrave, British actor (Browning Version, Lady Vanishes), born in Bristol (d. 1985)
  • 1911 Mieke Verstraete [Maria Augustina De Graef], Belgian-Dutch actress (Pleasantly Settled), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1990)
  • 1913 Judith Evelyn [Evelyn Morris], American actress (13th Letter, Tingler, Rear Window), born in Seneca, South Dakota (d. 1967)
  • 1914 Wendell Corey, American actor (Rear Window, 11th Hour, Peck's Bad Girl), born in Dracut, Massachusetts (d. 1968)

Person of interestCarl Reiner

1922 Carl Reiner, comedian (2000 Year Old Man, Dick Van Dyke Show), born in The Bronx, New York

Actor & Comedian Carl Reiner
Actor & Comedian
Carl Reiner
  • 1922 Jack Kruschen, Canadian character actor (The Apartment, Busting Loose), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (d. 2002)
  • 1922 Ray Goulding, comedian (Bob & Ray), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1924 Jozef Kroner, Slovak actor (The Shop on Main Street), born in Staškov, Slovakia (d. 1998)
  • 1926 Ted Bessell, actor (Don-That Girl, Frankie-Gomer Pyle), born in Flushing, New York

Person of interestFred Rogers

1928 Fred Rogers, American children's TV host (Mr Rogers' Neighborhood), born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania (d. 2003)

TV Host Fred Rogers
TV Host
Fred Rogers
  • 1929 Germán Robles, Spanish actor
  • 1931 Hal Linden, [Harold Lipshitz], actor (Barney Miller, Blacke's Magic)
  • 1935 Ted Bessell, American actor (d. 1996)

Person of interestVaughn Meader

1936 Vaughn Meader, American comedian and musician, born in Waterville, Maine (d. 2004)

Comedian and Musician Vaughn Meader
Comedian and Musician
Vaughn Meader
  • 1937 Jerry Reed, singer/actor (Bat 21, Smokey & the Bandit), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1940 Vito Picone, rocker (Elegants) and actor, born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1943 Paul Junger Witt, American TV producer
  • 1945 Jay Ingram, Canadian television host and author
  • 1948 John de Lancie, actor (Q-Star Trek Next Gen, Days of our Lives)

Person of interestWilliam Hurt

1950 William Hurt, actor (Big Chill, Children of a Lesser God), born in Washington, D.C.

  • 1951 Tanya Boyd, actress (Celeste-Days of our Life), born in Detroit, Michigan

Person of interestSpike Lee

1957 Spike Lee [Shelton Jackson Lee], American film director (Mo Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Director Spike Lee
Spike Lee
  • 1957 Theresa Russell, [Paup], SD California, actress (Black Widow, Razor's Edge)
  • 1957 Vanessa Bell Calloway, American actress

Person of interestHolly Hunter

1958 Holly Hunter, American actress (Broadcast News, The Piano), born in Conyers, Georgia

Actress Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter
  • 1959 Steve McFadden, British actor
  • 1959 Sting [Steve Borden], American professional wrestler, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1961 John Clark Gable, actor (Bad Jim), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962 Stephen Sommers, American film director
  • 1963 Kathleen "Kathy" Ireland, American model and actress (Alien From LA, Side Out), born in Glendale, California
  • 1963 Manabu Suzuki, Japanese racing driver and broadcaster

Person of interestDavid Thewlis

1963 David Thewlis, English actor (Remus Lupin-Harry Potter series), born in Blackpool, Lancashire

  • 1967 Bryan Genesse, actor, (Rocco-Bold & Beautiful, Grady-Street Justice)
  • 1973 Jane March, Edgeware England, actress (Lover)
  • 1973 Jung Woo-sung, South Korean actor
  • 1973 Cedric Yarbrough, American actor
  • 1974 Paula Garces, Colombian actress
  • 1979 Silvia Abascal, Spanish actress
  • 1979 Freema Agyeman, British actress
  • 1979 Bianca Lawson, American actress
  • 1984 Rami Malek, Egyptian-born actor
  • 1984 Christy Carlson Romano, American actress
  • 1986 Dean Geyer, Australian singer/actor
  • 1987 Rollo Weeks, English actor