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)
  • 1907 Paul J Steenbergen, Neth, actor (Ciske Rat)/founder (Hague's Comedy)
  • 1912 Wilfrid Brambell, actor (Hard Day's Night), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1912 Karl Malden, actor (Mike-Streets of SF, American Express), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1913 James Westerfield, actor (Jungle Heat, Lucky Johnny), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1913 Lew Wasserman, American film studio executive (d. 2002)
  • 1915 Georgiy Zhzhonov, Russian actor and writer (d. 2005)
  • 1916 Josephine van Gasteren, Dutch actress/director (Bluejackets)
  • 1917 Virginia Grey, LA, actress (Another Thin Man, Idiot's Delight, Idaho)
  • 1920 Werner Klemperer, actor (Col Klink in Hogan's Heroes), born in Cologne, Germany (d. 2000)
  • 1920 Ross Martin, Grodek Poland, actor (Mr Lucky, Wild Wild West)
  • 1921 Nino Manfredi, Italian actor (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)

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1931 William Shatner, 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)
  • 1940 Haing S. Ngor, Cambodian/American actor (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.

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

  • 1982 Constance Wu, Taiwanese-American actress (Fresh Off the Boat) born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1988 Tania Raymonde, American actress
  • 1993 Mick Hazen, American actor
  • 2233 James T Kirk, science fiction captain of USS Enterprise (Star Trek)