Birthdays in Film & TV on May 1

  • 1901 Heinz Eric Roemheld, American film composer (d. 1985)
  • 1905 Leila Hyams, American actress (Big House, Ruggles of Red Gap), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)
  • 1913 Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (d. 2005)
  • 1916 Glenn Ford, Quebec Canada, actor (Cade's County, Big Heat, Midway)
  • 1917 Danielle Darrieux, French actress (Alexander the Great, Mayerling)
  • 1917 John Beradino, actor (Steve Hardy-General Hospital), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1917 Louis G "Lo" van Hensbergen, actor/author (Amsterdam Affair)
  • 1918 Jack Paar, American television host of the Jack Paar Show (d. 2004), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1919 Dan O'Herlihy, Irish actor (Fail Safe, Last Starfighter, Robocop)
  • 1927 Roland Verhavert, Flemish screen writer (Sea Gulls Die in the Harbor)
  • 1935 Ann Robinson, American actress
  • 1937 Una Stubbs, English actress ( Till Death Us Do Part), born in Welwyn Garden City

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1939 Max Robinson, 1st African American network TV anchor (ABC), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1988)

1st African-American Network TV Anchor Max Robinson
1st African-American Network TV Anchor
Max Robinson
  • 1939 Ray Aranha, actor (Nick-Married People), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1941 Barbara Barendrecht, [BHM Wurfbain], actress (Dirty Picture)
  • 1942 Stephen Macht, actor (Joe-Knots Landing, Cagney & Lacey), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1943 Joy Harmon, actress (Cool Hand Luke), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1946 Bruce Robinson, actor (Story of Adele H)
  • 1946 Joanna Lumley, Kashmir India, actress (Abs Fab, OHM's Secret Service)
  • 1949 Douglas Barr, actor (Howie-Fall Guy), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • 1950 Dann Florek, American actor (Law & Order), born in Flat Rock, Michigan
  • 1954 Michael Scott, reporter (Entertainment Tonight)
  • 1956 Byron Stewart, Baxter Springs Ks, actor (Warren Coolidge-St Elsewhere)
  • 1962 Paula Weishoff, volleyballer (Oly-Sil-84, br-92, 96), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1966 Charlie Schlatter, American actor (18 Again, Heartbreak Hotel), born in NYC, New York
  • 1967 Scott Coffey, HI, actor (Satisfaction, Shout)
  • 1967 Tawni Cable, playmate (June 1989), born in Salem, Oregon
  • 1967 Tim McGraw, American musician and actor, born in Delhi, Louisiana
  • 1968 Sol Kyung-gu, South Korean actor
  • 1969 Carrie Stevens, playmate (June 1997), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1971 Jamie Marie Swenson, Miss USA-South Dakota (1997)
  • 1971 Ajith Kumar, Indian film actor

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1975 Jodhi May, British actress (A World Apart, The Other Boleyn Girl), born in London, England

Actress Jodhi May
Actress
Jodhi May
  • 1976 Darius McCrary, actor (Edward Winslow-Family Matters)
  • 1978 Sachie Hara, Japanese actress
  • 1979 Ben Easter, American actor
  • 1980 Ana Claudia Talanc√≥n, Mexican actress
  • 1982 Jamie Dornan, Irish actor (Fifty Shades of Grey), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1983 The Human Tornado (Craig Williams), American professional wrestler
  • 1984 Farah Fath, American actress
  • 1985 Drew Sidora, American actress
  • 1987 Matt Di Angelo, English Actor (Eastenders), born in London, England
  • 1991 Creagen Dow, American actor
  • 1997 Ariel Gade, American actress