Birthdays in Film & TV on May 15

  • 1891 Chief Nipo T Strongheart, US Native American actor (Pony Soldier), born in Yakima, Washington
  • 1898 "Arletty" Arlette-léonie Bathiat, French actress (Maxime), born in Courbevoie, France (d. 1992)
  • 1902 Anny Ondra, Czech actress (Blackmail, Manxman), born in Tarnów, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1987)
  • 1904 Clifton Fadiman, American TV host (Information Please, Quiz Kids), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1905 Joseph Cotten, American actor (Citizen Kane, The Third Man, Airport 77, Hearse), born in Petersburg, Virginia (d. 1994)
  • 1909 James Mason, England, actor (Lolita, Bloodline, Boys From Brazil)
  • 1910 Constance Cummings, American soprano and actress (John & Julie, 7 Sinners, Glamour), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2005)
  • 1911 Leo Fuchs, Polish/US Yiddish actor (Galitzianer Cowboy)
  • 1915 Maurice B Latey, commentator (BBC World Service)
  • 1916 Bill Williams, American actor (Starlit Time, Date With the Angels), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1917 Hugh Edward Lance Falkus, filmmaker/naturalist
  • 1918 Joseph Wiseman, actor (Dr No, Viva Zapata, Les Miserables), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1923 Johnny Walker, Indian actor (d. 2003)
  • 1924 Ursula Thiess, Hamburg, actress (Monsoon, Bengal Brigade, Americano)
  • 1931 David Healy, actor (Supergirl, Doomsday Gun, Patton, Be My Guest)
  • 1932 John Glen, Thames England, actor (Spy Who Loves Me, Backfire)
  • 1936 Anna Maria Alberghetti, Italian singer/actress (Cinderfella)
  • 1938 Mireille Darc, French actress (Week End, Hurried Man), born in Toulon
  • 1940 Paul Rudd, actor (Conn Yankee in King Arthur's Court), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1941 Lainie Kazan, singer/actress (Lust in the Dust, Beaches), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943 Harve Brosten, comedy writer/producer/director (All in the Family)
  • 1944 Gunilla Hutton, Goteborg Sweden, actress (Petticoat Junction)
  • 1949 Eric J Beekes, actor/singer (Hunk)
  • 1950 Nicholas Hammond, American actor (The Amazing Spider-Man), born in Washington D.C.
  • 1952 Chazz Palminteri, American actor (The Usual Suspects, Bronx Tale), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1955 Lee Horsley, Muleshoe Tx, actor (Nero Wolfe, Matt Houston)
  • 1957 Kevin Von Erich, American professional wrestler
  • 1958 Ron Simmons, American professional wrestler
  • 1960 Rob Bowman, American film director
  • 1961 Katrin Cartlidge, British actress (d. 2002)
  • 1963 Grant Herslov, actor (Wayne-Spencer, Under One Roof), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965 Jeff Rochlin, American actor (Cutting Class, Splitz, Taps), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1967 Madhuri Dixit, Indian actress
  • 1968 Todd Porter, NJ, actor (Hamilton-Whiz Kids)
  • 1972 David Charvet, actor (Melrose Place)
  • 1974 Shiney Ahuja, Indian actor

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1978 David Krumholtz, American actor (Billy Kulchak-Chicago Sons), born in NYC, New York

  • 1978 Krissy Taylor, American model, born in Miami, Florida (d. 1995)
  • 1978 Caroline Dhavernas, Canadian actress
  • 1980 Rocky Marquette, American actor
  • 1981 Jamie-Lynn Sigler, American actress
  • 1982 Alex Breckenridge, American actress
  • 1982 Tatsuya Fujiwara, Japanese actor
  • 1982 Jessica Sutta, American dancer, singer and actress (The Pussycat Dolls)
  • 1987 Jennylyn Mercado, Filipina actress and singer