Birthdays in Film & TV on March 4

  • 1765 Charles Dibdin, British composer, author (Sea Songs), and actor, baptized in Hampshire, England (d. 1814)
  • 1873 Guy Wetmore Carryl, American humorist and poet (d. 1904)
  • 1883 Maude Fealy, American actor and drama coach (The Ten Commandments), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1971)
  • 1887 Violet MacMillan, American Broadway theatre actress (The Magic Cloak), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 1953)
  • 1888 Rafaela Ottiano, Italian-born American actress (Grand Hotel, The Devil-Doll), born in Venice, Italy (d. 1942)
  • 1889 Pearl White [Victoria], American actress and stunt woman (Perils of Pauline), born in Green Ridge, Missouri (d. 1938)
  • 1891 Lois Wilson, American actress and co-founder of Al-Anon, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1988)
  • 1900 Herbert Biberman, American screenwriter (d. 1971)
  • 1903 Harold Berens, comedian
  • 1904 Joseph Schmidt, Austrian-Hungarian tenor and actor (Der Liebesexpreß, A Star Fell from Heaven), born in Storozhynets , Austria-Hungary (d. 1942)
  • 1904 Chief Tahachee [Jeff Davis Tahchee Cypert], Cherokee stage and film actor, born in James Mill, Arkansas (d. 1978)
  • 1907 Edgar Barrier, NY, actor (Cobra Woman, Macbeth, Rocky, Cornered)
  • 1912 John Garfield, American actor (Air Force, Destination: Tokyo, Juarez), born in NYC, New York (d. 1959)
  • 1920 Alan MacNaughtan, Scottish actor (d. 2002)
  • 1921 Joan Greenwood, actress/director (Amorous Mr Prawn), born in London, England
  • 1922 Richard E. Cunha, American cinematographer and film director (d. 2005)
  • 1922 Martha O'Driscoll, American film actress (d. 1998)
  • 1922 Dina Pathak (Deena Pathak), Veteran Gujarati theatre and film actress (d. 2002)
  • 1927 Thayer David, MA, actor (Eiger Sanction, Rocky, Nero Wolfe, Savages)
  • 1931 Wally Bruner, American journalist and television host (d. 1997)
  • 1934 Barbara McNair, singer/actress (Barbara McNair Show), born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • 1934 Anne Haney, American actress (Mrs. Sellner in Mrs. Doubtfire, Greta the secretary in Liar Liar), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2001)
  • 1939 Paula Prentiss, [Ragusa] San Ant Tx, actress (Parallax View, He & She)
  • 1939 Carlos Vereza, Brazilian actor
  • 1940 Kas Garas, Kaunas Lithuania, actor (Hamlyn-Strange Report)
  • 1941 John Aprea, actor (Lucas-Another World, The Godfather Part II), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1941 John Hancock, American actor (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights), born in Hazen, Arkansas (d. 1992)
  • 1945 Jaime Tirelli, American actor (Orlando Lopez-Ball Four), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945 Frank Novak, American actor
  • 1947 David Franzoni, American screenwriter
  • 1947 Gunnar Hansen, Icelandic-born American actor (Leatherface in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre), born in Reykjavík (d. 2015)
  • 1947 Gwen Welles, American actress (d. 1993)
  • 1950 Ofelia Medina, Mexican actress and screenwriter
  • 1951 Gwen Welles, American actress (Desert Hearts, Sticky Fingers), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952 Ronn Moss, actor (Ridge-Bold & Beautiful, Santa Barbara), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953 Kay Lenz, actress (Moving Violations, Rich Man Poor Man), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953 Scott Hicks, Ugandan-born film director
  • 1954 Catherine O'Hara, Canadian actress (The Nightmare Before Christmas, Home Alone), born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1955 Dominique Pinon, French actor
  • 1958 Patricia Heaton, actress (Debra-Everybody Loves Raymond), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1960 Russell Todd, actor (Dr Jamie Frame-Another World), born in Troy, New York
  • 1960 Mykelti Williamson, American actor
  • 1961 Steven Weber, actor (Brian Hackett-Wings), born in Queens, New York
  • 1962 Lolo Ferrari, French actress (d. 2000)
  • 1962 David Sparrow, English actor
  • 1963 Janey Lee Grace, English singer, author, television presenter and radio disc jockey
  • 1963 Daniel Roebuck, American actor
  • 1965 Stacy Edwards, actress (Santa Barbara), born in Glasgow, Montana
  • 1965 Paul W. S. Anderson, English filmmaker
  • 1965 Andrew Collins, English journalist, scriptwriter and broadcaster
  • 1966 Steve Bastoni, Italian Australian actor
  • 1966 Wash West [Wash Westmoreland], Leeds, English independent film director director
  • 1968 Patsy Kensit, actress (Lethal Weapon 2, Hanover St), born in London, England
  • 1969 Chaz Bono [Chastity Sun Bono], American actress (Sonny & Cher Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969 Frank Nicotero, American comedian
  • 1969 Patrick Roach, Canadian actor
  • 1971 Shavar Ross, American actor-turned film director, writer, film producer and editor
  • 1971 Nick Stabile, American actor
  • 1975 Kim Jung-Eun, South Korean actress
  • 1976 Sean Covel, American film producer
  • 1978 Rachel Roberts, Canadian model and actress
  • 1980 Jung Da Bin, South Korean actress (d. 2007)
  • 1984 Ai Iwamura, Japanese actress
  • 1986 Margo Harshman, American actress
  • 1990 Andrea Bowen, American actress
  • 1991 Diandra Newlin, American actress, singer, and fashion model
  • 1993 Jenna Boyd, American actress
  • 1993 Alice Jones, British actress
  • 1993 Abigail Mavity, American actress
  • 1993 Yves Michel-Beneche, American actor