Birthdays in Film & TV on March 9

  • 1697 Friederike C Neuber, German actress and author (Allerkostbarste Schatz), born in Reichenbach im Vogtland (d. 1760)
  • 1806 Edwin Forrest, American actor and philanthropist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1872)
  • 1892 Frank Puglia, Italian actor (Black Orchid, Jungle Book), born in Sicily, Italy (d. 1975)
  • 1902 Will Geer [William Aughe Ghere], American actor (Salt of the Earth, The Waltons), born in Frankfort, Indiana (d. 1978)
  • 1918 Marguerite Chapman, Chatham NY, actress (Spy Smasher, Flight to Mars)
  • 1920 Carl Betz, Pitts, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show)
  • 1921 Dimitris Horn, Greek actor (d. 1998)
  • 1926 Joe Franklin, American radio host, TV personality and New York institution (The Joe Franklin Show), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2015
  • 1930 Taina Elg, Helsinki Finland, actress (Hercules in NY, Les Girls)
  • 1932 Walter Mercado, Puerto Rican astrologist and actor
  • 1934 Joyce Van Patten, actress (Good Guys, Don Rickles Show), born in Queens, New York
  • 1936 Marty Ingels, American comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1936 [Aino] Elina Salo, Sipoo Finland, actress (Hamlet Goes Business)
  • 1938 Charles Siebert, actor (One Day at A Time, Trapper John), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • 1940 Raul Julia, PR, actor (Addams Family, Kiss of the Spider Woman)
  • 1943 Trish Van Devere, [Patricia Dressel], Tenafly New Jersey, actress (Changeling)
  • 1952 William Kirby Cullen, actor (How the West Was Won), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1953 Henriette J Toll, actress (Soldier of Orange)
  • 1954 Keven Wade, Chappaqua NY, screen writer (Working Girls)
  • 1955 Ornella Muti, actress (Flash Gordon, Most Beautiful Wife), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1957 Faith Daniels, news anchor (CBS-TV)
  • 1958 Martin Fry, English pop singer and rock vocalist (ABC-All of My Heart)
  • 1958 Jack Kenny, American television writer and producer
  • 1959 Kato [Brian] Kaelin, actor (Beach Fever)/OJ roommate/witness
  • 1959 Lonny Price, American actor (Muppets Take Manhattan), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960 Linda Fiorentino, actress (Jade, Last Seduction, Moderns), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1961 Robert Rechsteiner, US professional wrestler (Rick Steiner)
  • 1962 Brian Green, actor (Sam Fowler-Another World), born in Columbus, Indiana
  • 1964 Juliette Binoche, French actress (The English Patient, Unbearable Lightness), born in Paris, France
  • 1971 Emmanuel Lewis, American actor (Webster), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972 Marcia M Griffith, Miss America-Maryland (1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1972 Sara Nicole Williams, Miss USA-Washington (1997)
  • 1972 Kerr Smith, American actor
  • 1976 Ben Mulroney, Canadian television host
  • 1977 Yamila Diaz, Argentine supermodel
  • 1979 Melina Perez, WWE Diva
  • 1982 Paul Ballard, English television presenter
  • 1986 Brittany Snow, American actress
  • 1987 Bow Wow, American rapper and actor
  • 1989 Christina Broccolini, Canadian TV presenter
  • 1996 Darsheel Safary, Youngest Indian actor to win filmfare award for best performance