Birthdays in Film & TV on May 16

  • 1878 Taylor Holmes, American actor (Sleeping Beauty, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1959)
  • 1880 Julian Tannen, NY, comedian (Great Moment)
  • 1887 Bull Montana [Luigi Montagna], Italian actor (Brass Buttons, Victory, The Son of the Sheik), born in Voghera, Lombardy, Italy (d. 1950)
  • 1902 Jan Kiepura, Polish vocalist and actor (Her Wonderful Lie, Give Us this Night), born in Sosnowiec, Poland (d. 1966)

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1905 Henry Fonda, American actor (Mr Roberts, On Golden Pond), born in Grand Island, Nebraska (d. 1982)

  • 1911 Margaret Sullavan, Norfolk, Virginia, American actress (Three Comrades, The Shop Around the Corner)
  • 1916 Adriana Caselotti, voice of Snow White in Disney's animated film, born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 1997)
  • 1916 Bernard Braden, Canadian-born British broadcaster and actor (All Night Lone, Full Treatment), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 1993)
  • 1917 George Gaynes, actor (Tootsie, Police Academy), born in Helsinki Finland (d. 2016)

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1919 Liberace [Wladziu Valentino], American pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman), born in West Allis, Wisconsin (d. 1987)

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  • 1920 Martine Carol, [Maryse Mopurer], Saint-Mande France, actress (Nana)
  • 1921 Harry Carey Jr, American actor (Back to the Future Part III, Gremlins), born in Saugus, California (d. 2012)
  • 1931 Jack Dodson, actor (Howard Sprage- "The Andy Griffith Show"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1931 Denise Filiatrault, French Canadian actress and director
  • 1936 Roy Hudd, English comedian (Blood Beast Terror, Vampire Beast Craves Blood)
  • 1937 Yvonne Craig, actress (Batgirl-Batman, Kissin Cousin), born in Taylorville Illinois (d. 2015)
  • 1944 Danny Trejo, American actor
  • 1947 Bill Smitrovich, actor (Crime Story, Miami Vice)
  • 1948 Katia Dandoulaki, Greek actress

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1953 Pierce Brosnan, Irish actor (Remington Steele, Golden Eye), born in Drogheda, Ireland

  • 1954 Janet Maw, actress (Sparrow, King John, Mayor of Casterbridge)
  • 1955 Debra Winger, American actress (Terms of Endearment, Officer & Gentleman), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1955 Hazel O'Connor, Coventry England, singer/actress (Breaking Glass)
  • 1959 Mare Winningham, actress (St Elmo's Fire, Turner & Hooch), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1960 Anne Parillaud, actress (Subway, Nikita, Innocent Blood), born in Paris, France
  • 1961 Nina Arvesen, actress (Cassandra-Young & Restless), born in White Plains, New York
  • 1961 Kevin McDonald, Canadian comedian and actor
  • 1961 Charles Wright, American professional wrestler known as "The Godfather"
  • 1963 Mercedes Echerer, Austrian actress and politician
  • 1965 Brent Jasmer, actor (Sly-Bold & Beautiful), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1966 Scott Reeves, actor (Ryan-Young & Restless), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1969 Tracey Gold, American actress (Carol-Growing Pains, Incredible Sunday), born in NYC, New York
  • 1969 David Boreanaz, American actor (Angel, Bones), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1972 Khary Payton, American actor
  • 1973 Jason Acuña "Wee-Man", American television personality
  • 1973 Tori Speling, American actress and reality TV star (90210), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1974 Adam Richman, American TV personality (Man v Food), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1978 Vincent Larusso, Livingston, NJ, actor (Adam-Mighty Ducks, D2, D3)
  • 1979 Evan Ferrante, actor (Owen-Swan's Crossing)
  • 1981 Jim Sturgess, English actor
  • 1982 Joo Ji Hoon, Korean actor and model
  • 1984 Mickie Knuckles, American female professional wrestler
  • 1985 Stanislav Ianevski, Bulgarian actor

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1986 Megan Fox, American actress (Transformers) and model, born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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  • 1998 Ariel Waller, Canadian child actress