Birthdays in Film & TV on May 21

  • 1882 Georgine M "May" Basting, actress (Occupier, Hostage Rights of Aemstel), born (d. 1950)
  • 1887 Mabel "Nell" Taliaferro, American actress (Sentimental Tommy, My Love Come Back), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • 1899 Ralph Sanford, American actor (Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1963)
  • 1904 Robert Montgomery, American actor and director (Robert Montgomery Presents, Earl of Chicago, Yellow Jack), born in Fishkill Landing, New York (d. 1981)
  • 1917 Dennis Day, Irish tenor/comedian (Jack Benny Show, Danny Boy)
  • 1917 Raymond Burr, BC Canada, actor (Perry Mason, Ironsides, Godzilla)
  • 1920 Anthony Steel, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse), born in London, England
  • 1924 Peggy Cass, actress/TV panelist (To Tell the Truth, Mame), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1926 Rick Jason, American actor (Day of the Wolves, Eagles Attack at Dawn), born in NYC, New York
  • 1927 Kay Kendall, Yorkshire England, actress (Genevieve, Les Girls)
  • 1928 Alice Drummond, American actress (Awakenings), born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island (d. 2016)
  • 1931 Desmond Wilcox, broadcaster
  • 1938 David Groh, American actor (Joe-Rhoda, Don-Another Day), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945 Richard Hatch, American actor (Battlestar Galactica), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2017)
  • 1946 Ronald Bear, actor and director (Make-up), born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1947 Jonathan Hyde, Australian-born actor
  • 1948 Carol Potter, American actress (Beverly Hills 90210, Today's FBI), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951 Al Franken, US politician (Senate-D-Minnesota 2009-) comedian, writer, actor (SNL), born in New York City

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1952 Mr. T, [Lawrence Tureaud], American actor (A-Team, Rocky III, T & T), born in Chicago, Illinois

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  • 1954 Marina Langner, Dusseldorf Germany, Miss World runner-up (1975)
  • 1957 Judge Reinhold, actor (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1957 Renée Soutendijk, Dutch actress
  • 1959 Nick Cassavetes, American actor and director (The Notebook), born in New York City
  • 1960 Mohanlal, Indian actor
  • 1964 Annabel Schofield, Llanelli Wales, actress (Laurel Ellis-Dallas)
  • 1964 Nancy Daus, American professional wrestler (d. 2007)
  • 1964 Carolyn Lawrence, American actress
  • 1966 Manon Kelley, Canadian actress (Red Lips 2), born in Quebec City, Québec
  • 1968 Julie Vega, Filipino child actress and singer (d. 1985)
  • 1969 Masayo Kurata, Japanese voice actress
  • 1971 Eric Nies, actor (MTV Real World, Grind)
  • 1972 Alesha Oreskovich, playmate (Jun, 1993), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1973 Noel Fielding, British comedian
  • 1980 Chris Raab, American actor
  • 1984 Lorena Ayala, Spanish-Dutch model and beauty queen
  • 1985 Kano [Robinson], English rapper and actor, born in London
  • 1987 Ashlie Brillault, American actress
  • 1991 Sarah Ramos, American actress
  • 1992 Olivia Olson, American singer and actress