Birthdays in Film & TV on May 18

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1897 Frank Capra, Italian-American film director (Its a Wonderful Life, It Happened One Night), born in Bisacquino, Italy (d. 1991)

Film Director Frank Capra
Film Director
Frank Capra
  • 1897 Jack Raine, British actor (Quartet), born in London, England (d. 1979)
  • 1903 George E Stone, Polish actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile, 5 Star Final, Front Page), born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1967)
  • 1911 Sigrid Gurie, actor (Algiers, Sofia, Refugee), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1917 James Donald, Aberdeen Scotland, actor (Bridge on River Kwai, Vikings)
  • 1918 Massimo Girotti, Italian actor (d. 2003)
  • 1922 Bill Macy, Revere Mass, actor (Walter-Maude, Oh! Calcutta)
  • 1923 Liam Sullivan, Jacksonville Ill, actor (Mapoy-Monroes)
  • 1924 Jack Whitaker, sportscaster (ABC, CBS), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1924 Priscilla Pointer, American actress
  • 1926 Dirch Passer, Danish actor (d. 1980)
  • 1928 Pernell Roberts, Waycross Ga, actor (Adam-Bonanza, Trapper John MD)
  • 1931 Robert Morse, actor (That's Life, Jack Frost), born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • 1934 Dwayne Hickman, LA, actor (Dobie Gillis, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini)
  • 1941 Miriam Margolyes, English actress (Babe, Romeo and Juliet), born in Oxford
  • 1941 Diane McBain, actress (Surfside Six, Spinout, Donner Pass), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1943 James Reiher, American professional wrestler
  • 1946 Andreas Katsulas, American actor (d. 2006)
  • 1947 Candice Azzara, actress (Fatso), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1948 Felix MH Troch, Flemish actor and director (Gekkenbriefje)
  • 1949 Bill Wallace, rocker/actor (Fear, Avenging Force, Desperate)
  • 1950 Thomas Gottschalk, German radio and TV host (Telespiele), born in Bamberg, Germany
  • 1951 Denny Dillon, comedian (SNL, Dream On)
  • 1951 James Stephens, actor (Paper Chase, Devil's Island), born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • 1954 Martyn Wiley, writer/broadcaster

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1955 Yun Fat Chow, Hong Kong actor (Better Tomorrow), born in Lamma Island, Hong Kong

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1970 Tina Fey, American actress and comedian (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock), born in Upper Darby Township, Pennsylvania

Actress & Writer Tina Fey
Actress & Writer
Tina Fey
  • 1978 Jennifer Streblow, Oshkosh Wisconsin, Miss America-Wisconsin (1997)
  • 1980 Ali Zafar, Pakistani singer and model
  • 1982 Eric West, American singer and actor
  • 1984 Scarlett Keegan, Playboy Playmate
  • 1987 Luisana Lopilato, Argentine actress and model
  • 1988 Ryan Cooley, Canadian television actor
  • 1992 Spencer Breslin, American actor
  • 1997 Alana Etheridge, American actress