Birthdays in Film & TV on May 20

  • 1899 Estelle Taylor, American actress (The Ten Commandments), born in Wilmington, Delaware (d. 1958)
  • 1901 Otto Waldis, Austrian actor (Port of Hell, Unknown World), born n Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1974)
  • 1904 Russell Hardie, American actor (Sequoia, In Old Kentucky), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1973)
  • 1905 John Emery, American actor (Ship Ahoy, Kronos), born in NYC, New York (d. 1964)

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1908 Jimmy Stewart, American actor (Mr Smith Goes to Washington, It's a Wonderful Life), born in Indiana, Pennsylvania (d. 1997)

  • 1909 John Arkell, director of administration (BBC)
  • 1915 Peter Copley, actor (Victim, King & Country)
  • 1919 George Gobel, comedian/TV personality (I Love My Wife), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1920 Betty Driver, actress (Penny Paradise)
  • 1923 Edith Fellows, actress (Pennies From Heaven, City Streets), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1924 Betty Driver, actress (Coronation St, Pardon the Expression)
  • 1927 David Hedison, Americann actor (Colbys, Voyage to Bottom of Sea), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1930 James McEachin, Pennert NC, actor (Harry-Tenafly)
  • 1933 Constance Towers, actress (Capitol, Shock Corrider, Naked Kiss)
  • 1936 Anthony Zerbe, Cal, actor (Harry-O, Centennial, They Call Me Mr Tibbs)
  • 1938 Marinella, Greek singer and actress
  • 1941 John Strasberg, American actor

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1946 Cher [Cherilyn Sarkisian], American singer and actress (I Got You Babe, Jack Lalane, Mask), born in El Centro, California

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  • 1948 Dave Thomas, St Catherines Ontario, comedian (SCTV, Grace Under Fire)
  • 1951 William Cullen Bryant, actor (Hell Squad)
  • 1955 Zbigniew Preisner, Polish film composer
  • 1956 Dean Butler, American actor
  • 1958 Ronald Prescot Reagan Jr, LA, TV host (Ron Reagon Show) and son of Ronald and Nancy Reagon
  • 1959 Bronson Pinchot, American actor (Perfect Strangers, Beverly Hills Cop), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960 Tony Goldwyn, actor (Ghost, Kuffs, Traces of Red), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960 John Billingsley, American actor
  • 1962 Sylvie Rauch, Munich German FR, nude model/actress
  • 1963 Brian Nash, actor (Joel-Please Don't Eat Daisies), born in Glendale, California
  • 1965 Fia Porter, Mexia Tx, actress (Audrey Ames-One Life to Live)
  • 1965 Ted Allen, American television host
  • 1966 Mindy Cohn, LA, actress (Facts of Life)
  • 1966 Paolo Seganti, actor (Damian-As the World Turns)
  • 1966 Gina Ravera, American actress
  • 1967 Gabriele Muccino, Italian film director
  • 1969 Brian Gerard James, American professional wrestler

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1970 Louis Theroux, English television broadcaster (Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends, When Louis Met....), born in Singapore

Broadcaster Louis Theroux
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  • 1973 Elsa Lunghini, French singer and actress
  • 1977 Angela Goethals, American actress (VI Warshawski, Heartbreak Hotel), born in NYC, New York
  • 1977 Matt Czuchry, American actor
  • 1977 Miriam Parrish, American television actress
  • 1981 Calico Cooper, American actress and dancer
  • 1983 Jr. NTR, Indian film actor
  • 1988 Carla Humphries, Filipina actress
  • 1992 Jack Gleeson, Irish actor (Game of Thrones), born in Cork