Birthdays in Film & TV on March 21

  • 1880 Broncho Billy Anderson [Maxwell Aronson], American silent and sound screen actor, the 1st cowboy in a movie (The Great Train Robbery; A Lucky Dog), and studio executive, born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1971) [1]
  • 1891 Jonathan Hale [Hatley], Canadian-American, actor (Blondie films; The Saint films), born in Hamilton, Ontario (d. 1960)
  • 1901 Carmelita Geraghty, American actress (My Best Girl, Texas Ranger), born in Rushville, Indiana (d. 1966)
  • 1902 Carl Jaffe, German actor (1st Man in Space, Escapement), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1974)
  • 1911 John Paxton, screenwriter (On The Beach, Kotch, Farewell My Lovely)
  • 1912 Peter Bull, British actor and author (The African Queen, Tom Jones, Dr Strangelove), born in London, England (d. 1984)
  • 1919 Lois Collier [Madelyn Earle Jones], American actress (A Night in Casablanca, Boston Blackie, Slave Girl), born in Salley, South Carolina (d. 1999)
  • 1921 Logan Ramsey, American actor (Head, Joy Sticks, Say Yes), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2000)
  • 1922 Russ Meyer, American film director (Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!), born in San Leandro, California (d. 2004)
  • 1924 Philip Abbott, American character actor (The FBI; Sweet Bird of Youth), born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1998)
  • 1925 Peter Brook, English theater and film director (Marat/Sade), born in London
  • 1926 André Delvaux, Belgian film director and screenwriter (Benvenuta), born in Heverie, Belgium (d. 2002)
  • 1926 Virginia Weidler, American child actress (Babes on Broadway, All This & Heaven Too), born in Hollywood, California (d. 1968)
  • 1929 Maurice Catarcio, wrestler
  • 1930 James Coco, American character actor (Only When I Laugh; Murder by Death), and singer (Man of La Mancha), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1934 Al Freeman Jr, Tx, actor (One Life to Live, My Sweet Charlie), (d. 2012)
  • 1939 Kathleen Widdoes, actress (Without a Trace), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1943 Alan Kalter, American television announcer (Late Show with David Letterman, 1995-2015), born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 2021)
  • 1944 (Roger) Hilary Minster, British character actor ('Allo 'Allo!), born in Surrey, England (d. 1999)
  • 1944 Marie-Christine Barrault, actress (Stardust Memories), born in Paris, France
  • 1946 Timothy Dalton [Leggett], Welsh actor (James Bond films, 1986-94), born in Colwyn Bay, Wales
  • 1953 Carl Wolfson, comedian (Thicke of the Night), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1955 Jean Marie Hon, actress (Jane-Man From Atlantis), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1957 Sabrina Le Beauf, actress (Sondra-Crosby Show), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1958 Brad Hall, American comedian (SNL, 1982-84), and screenwriter, born in Santa Barbara, California

Gary OldmanGary Oldman (64 years old)

1958 British Academy Award and BAFTA Award-winnig actor (Sid and Nancy; Immortal Beloved; Darkest Hour), born in London, England

  • 1961 Kassie Wesley, American actress (Evil Dead 2; One Life to Live - "Blair"), born in Kentucky

Matthew BroderickMatthew Broderick (60 years old)

1962 American actor (WarGames, Biloxi Blues), born in NYC, New York

Rosie O'DonnellRosie O'Donnell (60 years old)

1962 comedienne, actress (A League of Their Own; Flintstones), and TV host (Rosie), born in Commack, New York

  • 1965 Cynthia Geary, American actress (Northern Exposure - Shelly"), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1972 Chris Candido, American professional wrestler, born in Edison, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • 1973 Ananda Lewis, American model and television personality
  • 1973 Jerry Supiran, American actor
  • 1974 Laura Allen, American actress
  • 1978 Rani Mukherjee, Indian actress
  • 1992 Chiney Ogwumike, American basketball player and sports commentator (1st black woman host for ESPN radio show), born in Tomball, Texas
  • 2000 Jace Norman, American actor (Henry Danger), born in Corrales, New Mexico