Birthdays in Film & TV on March 22

  • 1868 Henry W Methorst, lawyer/director (Dutch Cent Bureau of Statistics)
  • 1887 Chico Marx, [Leonard Marx], American comedian (Marx Brothers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1961)
  • 1896 Joseph Schildkraut, Austrian actor (Cleopatra, Joseph Schildkraut Presents, Diary of Anne Frank), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1964)
  • 1912 Wilfrid Brambell, Irish actor (Hard Day's Night, Steptoe and Son), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1985)
  • 1912 Karl Malden [Mladen George Sekulovich], American actor (Streets of San Francisco, American Express, A Streetcar Named Desire), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2009)
  • 1913 James Westerfield, American actor (Jungle Heat, Lucky Johnny), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1971)
  • 1913 Lew Wasserman, American film studio executive (d. 2002)
  • 1915 Georgiy Zhzhonov, Russian actor and writer (The Secret Agent's Blunder), born in Petrograd, Russian Empire (d. 2005)
  • 1917 Josephine van Gasteren, Dutch actress and director (Bluejackets, De kleine zielen), born in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • 1917 Virginia Grey, LA, actress (Another Thin Man, Idiot's Delight, Idaho)
  • 1920 Werner Klemperer, German-American actor (Judgment at Nuremberg, Hogan's Heroes), born in Cologne, Germany (d. 2000)
  • 1920 Ross Martin [Martin Rosenblatt], Polish-American actor (Mr Lucky, The Wild Wild West), born in Gr√≥dek, Lwowskie, Poland (d. 1981)
  • 1920 James Brown, American actor (Objective, Burma!, Rin Tin Tin), born in Desdemona, Texas (d. 1992)
  • 1921 Saturnino "Nino" Manfredi, Italian actor (Between Miracles), born in Castro dei Volsci, Italy (d. 2004)
  • 1922 Stewart Stern, screenwriter (Rebel Without A Cause)
  • 1924 Bill Wendell, American TV announcer (Late Night With David Letterman), born in NYC, New York
  • 1925 Gerard Hoffnung, British artist/humorist/musician, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1959)

Person of interestWilliam Shatner

1931 William Shatner, Canadian author, director and actor (Star Trek, T J Hooker), born in Montreal, Quebec

  • 1934 May Britt, Swedish actress (Young Lions)/wife of Sammy Davis Jr
  • 1934 Larry Martyn, English comedy actor (d. 1994)
  • 1935 M[ichael] Emmet Walsh, Ogdensburg NY, actor (Wildcats, War Party)
  • 1937 Angelo Badalamenti, American film composer (Twin Peaks, The Straight Story, Blue Velvet, Mulholland Drive), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1940 Haing S Ngor, Cambodian-American obstetrician, author, refugee and actor (The Killing Fields), born in Samrong Yong, Cambodia (d. 1996)
  • 1941 Bruno Ganz, actor (Strapless, Wings of Desire), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1941 Jeremy Clyde, English musician (Chad & Jeremy) and actor (The Iron Lady), born in Dorney, Buckinghamshire
  • 1942 Bernd Herzsprung, German actor
  • 1946 Laraine Ashton, fashion models' agent (London)
  • 1949 Brian Hanrahan, British TV newsman (BBC)
  • 1949 Fanny Ardant, Monte Carlo, actress (Australia, Confidentially Yours)
  • 1956 Lena Olin, actress (Enemies A Love Story), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1957 Stephanie Mills, singer/actress (Wiz)
  • 1959 Matthew Modine, Loma Linda Cal, actor (Full Metal Jacket)
  • 1959 Carlton Cuse, Mexican-born American TV writer and executive
  • 1965 Emma Wray, English actress, born in Birkenhead, England
  • 1971 Will Yun Lee, American actor
  • 1973 Dax Griffin, KS, actor (Tim Truman-Sunset Beach)
  • 1974 Kidada Jones, American actress
  • 1976 Kellie Shanygne Williams, actress (Laura-Family Matters), born in Washington, D.C.

Person of interestReese Witherspoon

1976 Reese Witherspoon, American actress (Pleasantville, Legally Blonde, Sweet Home Alabama), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Person of interestConstance Wu

1982 Constance Wu, Taiwanese-American actress (Fresh Off the Boat), born in Richmond, Virginia

Actress Constance Wu
Actress
Constance Wu
  • 1988 Tania Raymonde, American actress
  • 1993 Mick Hazen, American actor
  • 2233 James T Kirk, science fiction captain of USS Enterprise (Star Trek)