Birthdays in Film & TV on May 2

  • 1853 Marie Verstraete, Belgian actress (Mooi Juultje van Volendam, Frou Frou), born in Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium (d. 1928)
  • 1869 Tyrone Power Sr., British actor (Big Trial, Test of Donald Norton, Alexanders Ragtime Band), born in London, England (d. 1931)
  • 1902 Brian Aherne, British actor (I Confess, Titanic, Juarez), born in King's Norton, Worcestershire, England (d. 1986)
  • 1902 Erin O'Brien-Moore, American actress (Peyton Place, Our Little Girl), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1979)
  • 1908 William Bakewell, American actor (All Quiet on the Western Front, Gone with the Wind), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1993)
  • 1912 Nigel Patrick, British actor and director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold), born in London, England (d. 1981)
  • 1915 Margaret "Peggy" Mount, British actress (Oliver!, Panic in the Parlor), born in Southend-On-Sea, Essex, England (d. 2001)
  • 1919 Than Wyenn, American character actor (Being There, Splash, Imitation of Life), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1924 Theodore Bikel, Austrian-American folk singer and actor (The Russians Are Coming), born in Vienna (d.2015)
  • 1925 Roscoe Lee Browne, American actor (McCoy, Saunders-Soap), born in Woodbury, New Jersey (d. 2007)
  • 1925 John Neville, English theatre and film actor, born in Willesden, London (d. 2011)
  • 1927 Raymond "Ray" Barrett, Australian actor (The Troubleshooters, Gillette Summer Sports Reel), born in Brisbane, Queensland (d. 2009)
  • 1931 Phil Bruns, American actor and writer (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman), born in Pipestone, Minnesota (d. 2012)
  • 1932 Bruce Glover, American actor (Diamonds are Forever), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1935 Lance LeGault, American actor (The A-Team), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • 1936 Quinn Redeker, American actor (Dan Raven, Young & Restless), born in Woodstock, Illinois
  • 1937 Lorenzo Music, American writer, actor and voice actor (Carlton-Rhoda, Garfield), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1943 Regina Carrol, American actress (Jessi's Girl), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1992)
  • 1945 Bianca Jagger, Nicaraguan model and socialite who married Mike Jagger, born in Managua, Nicaragua
  • 1946 David Suchet, English actor (The Way We Live Now), born in London
  • 1952 Christine Baranski, American actress (Maryann-Cybill, Birdcage), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1952 Mari Natsuki, Japanese singer, dancer and actress, born in Tokyo
  • 1954 Roberta Pedon, American glamour model, born in Ohio (d. 1982)
  • 1959 Alan Best, Canadian animation director and producer, born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • 1962 Elizabeth Berridge, American actress (Amadeus, Funhouse), born in Westchester, New York
  • 1962 Stephen Daldry, English film director, born in Dorset, England
  • 1962 Big Boss Man [Ray Washington Traylor Jr.], American professional wrestler, born in Marietta, Georgia (d. 2004)
  • 1963 Brian Tochi, American actor (Dr Alan Poe-St Elsewhere, Renegades), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968 Midorikawa Hikaru, Japanese voice actor, born in Otawara, Tochigi, Japan
  • 1968 Ziana Zain, Malaysian singer and actress, born in Merlimau, Malacca, Malaysia
  • 1972 Jennifer Miriam, American actress and Playmate (March, 1997), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Person of interestThe Rock

1972 The Rock [Dwayne Johnson], American professional wrestler and actor, born in Hayward, California

Actor & Professional Wrestler The Rock
Actor & Professional Wrestler
The Rock
  • 1972 Pandora Boxx [Michael Steck], American drag queen, comedian and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Jamestown, New York
  • 1973 Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, German film director and screenwriter (The Lives of Others), born in Cologne, Germany
  • 1977 Jenna Von Oy, American actress (Seven-Blossom), born in Danbury, Connecticut
  • 1983 Christa Rigozzi, Swiss model (Miss Switzerland 2006), born in Monte Carasso, Ticino, Switzerland

Person of interestLily Allen

1985 Lily Allen, English singer-songwriter (It's Not Me, It's You) and TV presenter (Lily Allen and Friends), born in London

Recording Artist & Fashion Designer Lily Allen
Recording Artist & Fashion Designer
Lily Allen
  • 1986 James Kirk, Canadian actor (She's the Man), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1990 Kay Panabaker, American actress (Moondance Alexander), born in Orange, Texas
  • 1995 Kelsey Lewis, American actress, born in Lancaster, California
  • 2000 Angel Sy, Filipina child actor, born in Bulacan, Philippines