Birthdays in Film & TV on May 13

  • 1854 Louis H. Chrispijn, Dutch actor and director (Krates, Lost & Found, Silvia Silombra), born in Amsterdam, Netherland (d. 1926)
  • 1889 Merie Earle [Ireland], American film and television character actress (The Waltons - "Maude Gormley"), born in Morrow, Ohio (d. 1984)
  • 1891 Fritz Rasp, German actor (Diary of a Lost Girl), born in Bayreuth, Germany (d. 1976)
  • 1903 Paul Page, American actor (Girl From Havana, Moth), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1974)
  • 1911 Robert Middleton, American film and TV actor (Barney-Monroes), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1977)
  • 1912 Helen Craig, American actress (Snake Pit, They Live by Night), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1986)
  • 1922 Bea Arthur [Bernice Frankel], American Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress (Mame; Maude; The Golden Girls), and singer, born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 2009)
  • 1927 Herbert Ross, American director, producer and choreographer (Footloose, Steel Magnolias), born in New York City (d. 2001)
  • 1928 Édouard Molinaro, French film actor, director and screenwriter (La Cage aux Folles), born in Bordeaux, France (d. 2013)
  • 1936 Rafael Campos, Dominican actor (Tonka), born in Santiago, Dominican Republic (d. 1985)
  • 1937 Zohra Lampert, American actress (Doctor's Hospital, Girl With Something Extra), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938 Buck Taylor, American actor (Monroes, Gunsmoke), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1939 Harvey Keitel, American actor (Taxi Driver, Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs), born in New York City
  • 1941 Senta Berger, Austrian stage and screen actress (Cast a Giant Shadow), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1943 Eve Babitz, American artist and author (Eve's Hollywood; Slow Days, Fast Company; I Used To Be Charming), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2021)
  • 1945 Sam Anderson, American actor (Perfect Strangers), born in Wahpeton, North Dakota
  • 1946 Tim Pigott-Smith, English actor (Jewel in Crown, King Charles III), born in Rugby, England (d. 2017)
  • 1947 Edgar Burcksen, Dutch film editor
  • 1949 Franklyn Ajaye, American comedian and actor (Car Wash, The Jazz Singer, Bridesmaids), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1949 Zoe Wanamaker, American actress (Raggedy Rawney), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951 Selina Scott, English TV newscaster (West 57th), born in Scarborough, England
  • 1956 Richard Madeley, British TV presenter, journalist, columnist and novelist (Richard & Judy, The Wright Stuff), born in Romford, Essex
  • 1957 Alan Ball, American screenwriter, director, and producer
  • 1958 Frances Barber, English actress (Castaway), born in Wolverhampton, England
  • 1960 Dick van de Toorn, Dutch actor (Pastorale), born in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • 1962 Eduardo Palomo, Mexican actor (d. 2003)
  • 1962 Paul McDermott, Australian comedian
  • 1962 Sean McDonough, American sports newscaster

Stephen ColbertStephen Colbert (58 years old)

1964 American comedian and TV host (The Colbert Report, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), born in Washington, D.C.

  • 1964 Tom Verica, American actor, director and producer (How to Get Away with Murder, Bridgerton), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1965 Hikari Ota, Japanese comedian (Bakushō Mondai), born in Kamifukuoka, Japan
  • 1965 Lari White, American country music singer and actress (You Can Be A Star winner- 1988), born in Dunedin, Florida (d. 2018)
  • 1974 Brian Geraghty, American actor (Broadwalk Empire, Big Sky), born in Toms River, New Jersey
  • 1977 Neil Hopkins, American actor (Lost), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1977 Samantha Morton, English actress (Sweet and Lowdown, Longford), born in Nottingham, England
  • 1980 Waka Inoue, Japanese gravure idol and actress
  • 1981 Jimmy Yang, American wrestler, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1981 Rebecka Liljeberg, Swedish actress (Show Me Love)
  • 1981 Sunny Leone, Canadian born Indian American model and actress, born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • 1982 Ana Cabrera, American journalist and TV news anchor (CNN), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1986 Giuliana Marino, German model, Playboy Playmate (Apr 2005, Playmate of the Year 2006), born in Nuremberg, Germany

Lena DunhamLena Dunham (36 years old)

1986 American actress, writer and producer (Girls), born in New York City

Robert PattinsonRobert Pattinson (36 years old)

1986 English actor (Cedric Diggory-Harry Potter, Edward Cullen-Twilight), born in London, England

  • 1987 Candice King, American actress (The Vampire Diaries), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1987 Hunter Parrish [Tharp], American screen and stage actor (Weeds; Spring Awakening), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1992 Tommy Dorfman, American actress (13 Reasons Why), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1993 Debby Ryan, American actress (The Suite Life on Deck), born in Huntsville, Alabama.