Birthdays in Film & TV on March 6

  • 1615 Jan Zoet, Dutch actor, author, playwright and poet (Parnasssus aan 't Y), born in Flanders, Belgium (d. 1674)
  • 1882 Guy Kibbee, American actor (Big Shot), born in El Paso, Texas (d. 1956)
  • 1891 Victor Kilian, actor (Gentleman's Agreement), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1899 Jay C Flippen, American actor (Jet Pilot, The Killing, Thunder Bay), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1971)
  • 1900 Ludwig Donath, Austrian actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco, Jolson Sings Again), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungar (d. 1967)
  • 1901 Mark Donskoy, Soviet-Ukrainian film director (Rainbow, A Mother's Heart) and screenwriter, born in Odessa, Ukraine, Russian Empire (d. 1981)
  • 1904 Chris Baay, Dutch actor (Tomorrow It Will Be Better, Klatergoud, Surprise Raid), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1991)
  • 1904 Hugh Williams, British dramatist, actor and writer (Wuthering Heights, Bank Holiday), born in East Sussex, England (d. 1969)

Lou CostelloLou Costello (1906-1959)

American comedian and actor (The Abbott and Costello Show; Who's On First?), born in Paterson, New Jersey

  • 1913 Ella Logan [Ina Allan], Scottish actress (52nd Street, Woman Chases Man, Top of the Town), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1969)
  • 1916 Rochelle Hudson, American actress (Les Misérables, Imitation of Life, That's My Boy), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 1972)
  • 1917 Frankie Howerd, English comedian (d. 1992)
  • 1920 Lewis Gilbert, British director, producer and screenwriter (You Only Live Twice, Sink the Bismarck!), born in London, England (d. 2018)
  • 1921 Ross Hunter, American film producer (Airport, Madame X, Pillow Talk), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1996) date of birth disputed)
  • 1923 Ed McMahon, American TV side-kick (Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson), and host (Star Search), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2009)
  • 1926 Andrzej Wajda, Polish film director (Ashes & Diamonds, Man of Iron), born in Suwalki (d. 2016)

Gabriel García MárquezGabriel García Márquez (1927-2014)

Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist (1982 Nobel Prize in Literature), born in Aracataca, Colombia

  • 1927 William J Bell, soap opera creator (Young & Restless), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1931 Carmen de Lavallade, American actress, dancer and choreographer (Aida), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1931 John Smith, American actor (Cimarron City, Laramie, 7 Angry Men), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1995)
  • 1932 Jean Boht, English actress (Bread, Distant Voices, Still Lives), born in Bebington, England
  • 1933 William Davis, author/broadcaster (Battle at Bull Run)
  • 1934 John Noakes, British TV presenter, born in Yorkshire, England (d. 2017)
  • 1937 Doug Dillard, American country rock musician (The Dillards; Gene Clark; Dillard & Clark) and actor (Popeye - "Clem"), born in East St. Louis, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • 1939 David Spielberg, Weslaco Tx, actor (Jessica Novak, The Practice)
  • 1940 Joanna Miles, Nice France, actress (Cross Creek, Delta County USA)
  • 1941 Karyn Kupcinet, American actress (Carol-Gertrude Berg Show), born in Karyn Kupcinet (d. 1963)
  • 1942 Ben Murphy, Jonesboro, Arkansas, American actor (Name of the Game, Alias Smith and Jones)
  • 1945 Anna Maria Horsford, American actress (Thelma Frye-Amen), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946 Martin Kove, American actor (Victor-Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947 Judy Loe, British actress (Singles, Meaning of Life), born in Urmston, England
  • 1947 Rob Reiner, American Emmy Award-winning actor (All In The Family -"Mike/Meathead") and film director (Stand By Me; When Harry Met Sally; This Is Spinal Tap; The Princess Bride), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • 1953 Jackie Zeman, actress (Bobbie-General Hospital), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1957 Edward "Eddie" Deezen, American actor (Grease; I Wanna Hold Your Hand), born in Cumberland, Maryland
  • 1959 Thomas "Tom" Arnold, American actor (Tom, True Lies) and former husband of actress Rosanne Barr, born in Iowa
  • 1963 D.L. Hughley, American comedian and actor (ComicView), born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • 1963 Suzanne Crough, American child actress, and tambourinist (The Partridge Family - "Tracy"), born in Fullerton, California (d. 2015)

Alan DaviesAlan Davies (56 years old)

1966 British comedian and actor (Jonathan Creek, QI), born in Loughton, Essex, England

  • 1967 Connie Britton, American actress (Spin City, Friday Night Lights), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1968 Moira Kelly, actress (Cutting Edge)
  • 1969 Andrea Elson, American actress (Lynn-Alf, Alice-Whiz Kids), born in NYC, New York
  • 1969 Greg Scott, British TV personality
  • 1970 Amy Pietz, actress (Annie-Caroline In the City), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1971 Sean Morley, American professional wrestler
  • 1974 Sebastian Siegel, British-American actor (Lost, Hawaii Five-0), born in Oxford, England
  • 1975 Aracely Arambula, Mexican actress and singer
  • 1976 Ken Anderson, American professional wrestler
  • 1978 Lara Cox, Australian Actress
  • 1979 David Flair, American professional wrestler
  • 1981 Ellen Muth, American actress
  • 1985 Albert Reed, American model
  • 1986 Eli Marienthal, American actor
  • 1987 Hannah Taylor-Gordon, English actress
  • 1996 Savanah Stehlin, American actress
  • 2003 Millicent Simmonds, American deaf actress (A Quiet Place), born in Bountiful, Utah