Birthdays in Film & TV on March 5

  • 1874 Henry Travers [Travers John Heagerty], British actor (Bells of St Mary, High Sierra), born in Prudhoe, Northumberland, England (d. 1965)
  • 1879 Walter Long, American actor (Moby Dick, Sheik, Sea Devils, Dragnet Patrol), born in Nashua, New Hampshire (d. 1952)
  • 1891 Harold Ogden "Chic" Johnson, comedian (Olsen & Johnson), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1894 Henry Daniell, British actor (The Great Dictator, Camille, Philadelphia Story, Body Snatchers), born in London, England (d. 1963)
  • 1905 Sophie Stewart, Scottish actress (As You Like It, Under the Red Robe), born in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland (d. 1977)

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1908 Rex Harrison, English actor (My Fair Lady, Dr Doolittle), born in Huyton, England (d. 1990)

  • 1911 Joseph Tomelty, actor/playwright (Bedevilled, Moby Dick, Melba)
  • 1914 Joan Sterndale-Bennett, British actress (Brighton Rock), born in London, England (d. 1996)
  • 1920 Virginia Christine, Stanton, Iowa, American actress (Mrs Olson, Tales of Wells Fargo)
  • 1922 James Noble, actor (Gov. Gatling in "Benson"), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1927 Jack Cassidy, actor (Oscar/Jetman-He & She), born in Richmond Hill, Virginia
  • 1929 Joan Shawlee, actress (Prehistoric Women), born in Forest Hills, New York
  • 1934 James B Sikking, CA, actor (Hill St Blues, Star Trek 3, Doogie Howser)
  • 1936 Dean Stockwell, California, actor (Werewolf of Washington, Blue Velvet)
  • 1938 Fred "Hammer" Williamson, NFLer (Chiefs)/actor (Julia), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1939 Samantha Eggar, actress (Collector, Dr Doolittle) [or May 3], born in London, England
  • 1940 Malcolm Hebden, English actor
  • 1943 Hugh Scully, British TV presenter (The Antiques Roadshow), born in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire (d. 2015)
  • 1944 Paul Sands, comedian and actor (SCTV, Story Theater, St Elsewhere), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946 Michael Warren, Indiana, actor (Bobby Hill-Hill Street Blues)
  • 1947 Eddie Hodges, Miss, actor/singer (High Hopes, Adv of Huckleberry Finn)
  • 1948 Elaine Paige, English singer and actress
  • 1950 Harvey Jacob Alperin, actor (Cocktail), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1951 Giorgos Ninios, Greek actor
  • 1954 Marsha Warfield, comedian/actress (Roz-Night Court)
  • 1955 Marcia McCabe, American actress (Alice Grande - One Life to Live), born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
  • 1956 Adriana Barraza, Mexican actress

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1958 Andy Gibb, singer/TV host (Solid Gold), born in Manchester, England

Singer and TV Host Andy Gibb
Singer and TV Host
Andy Gibb
  • 1958 Bill Timoney, TV commercial actor (Addicted to Love)
  • 1959 David Fury, American television writer and producer
  • 1966 Aasif Mandvi, Indian-born American actor and comedian
  • 1969 Paul Blackthorne, British actor
  • 1970 Lisa Robin Kelly, American actress, (d. 2013)
  • 1971 Yuri Lowenthal, American actor/author/painter

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1974 Kevin Connolly, American actor (Beverly Hillbillies, Rocky V, Angus), born in Patchogue, New York

  • 1974 Matt Lucas, English comedian

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1974 Eva Mendes, American actress (Training Day, 2 Fast 2 Furious), born in Miami, Florida

Actress Eva Mendes
Eva Mendes
  • 1975 Niki Taylor, model (Elle, Marie Claire)
  • 1975 Jolene Blalock, American actress
  • 1976 Katerina Matziou, Greek actress
  • 1977 Natalie Bevins, Miss USA-West Virginia (1997)
  • 1978 Kimberly McCullough, California, actress (Robin-General Hospital)
  • 1981 Shugo Oshinari, Japanese actor
  • 1982 Giorgia Palmas, Italian television personality and model
  • 1985 Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Japanese actor
  • 1989 Jake Lloyd, American actor