Birthdays in Film & TV on May 22

  • 1823 Isabella Glyn Dallas, British Shakespearean actress, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1889)
  • 1879 Alla Nazimova, Ukrainian-born actress, scriptwriter, and producer (Blood and Sand), born in Yalta, Taurida Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1945)
  • 1898 RenĂ© de Vos, Dutch actor and composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), born in Denmark (d. 1977)
  • 1907 Harry Ritz [Joachim], American actor and comedian (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1986)

Person of interestLaurence Olivier

1907 Laurence Olivier, English actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer), born in Dorking, Surrey (d. 1989)

  • 1908 Rattana Pestonji, Thai filmmaker (d. 1970)
  • 1910 Johnny Olson, American radio personality and television announcer (The Price is Right), born in Windom, Minnesota (d. 1985)
  • 1913 Carlyle Blackwell Jr, American actor (The Pilgrim Lady, The Triumph of the Rat), born in Los Angeles County, California (d. 1974)
  • 1917 Nathan Davis, American actor (Dunston Checks In, Holes, Code of Silence), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)
  • 1922 Judith Crist, American film critic (TV Guide, Today), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1922 Quinn Martin, American television producer (d. 1987)
  • 1927 Michael Constantine, American actor (Room 222, Don't Drink the Water), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • 1933 Don Estelle [Ronald Edwards], British actor and singer (It Ain't Half Hot Mum), born in Crumpsall, Lancashire (d. 2003)
  • 1938 Frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On)
  • 1938 Richard Benjamin, American director/actor (Goodbye Columbus, He & She), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938 Susan Strasberg, American actress (In Praise of Older Women, Manitou), born in NYC, New York

  • 1940 Bernard Shaw, news correspondant (CBS, CNN)
  • 1940 Michael Sarrazin, actor (Seduction, They Shoot Horses Don't They)
  • 1941 Paul Winfield, LA, actor (Star Trek II, Huckleberry Finn, Mars Attack)
  • 1942 Barbara Parkins, actress (Betty-Peyton Place, Asylum), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1956 Douglas Heyes Jr, actor (Captains & Kings, Aspen), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957 Gary Sweet, Australian actor
  • 1959 Ed Fry, actor (Larry-As the World Turns, Adam Cory-Another World)
  • 1962 Brian Pillman, American professional wrestler (d. 1997)
  • 1967 Brooke Smith, American actress
  • 1968 Kevin Carolan, American actor and comedian

Person of interestNaomi Campbell

1970 Naomi Campbell, English model and actress (Cool as Ice, Unzipped), born in London, England

Supermodel & Actress Naomi Campbell
Supermodel & Actress
Naomi Campbell
  • 1971 Manuel Ortiz, Mexican professional wrestler
  • 1972 Alison Eastwood, daughter of actor Clint/actress (Tightrope)
  • 1972 Anna Belknap, American actress (CSI NY), born in Damariscotta, Maine
  • 1972 Annabel Chong, Singapore actress
  • 1973 Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Danish actor
  • 1974 Sean Gunn, American actor
  • 1974 A. J. Langer, American actress
  • 1975 Cole Hauser, actor (Randy-High Incident)[or Mar 22], born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1975 Tracy Brookshaw, American professional wrestler and valet
  • 1977 Vinnie Potestivo, American TV Producer
  • 1977 Alastair Ralphs, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1978 Ginnifer Goodwin, American actress
  • 1978 Katie Price, British model
  • 1979 Nadia Khan, TV Presenter
  • 1979 Maggie Q [Margaret Quigley], American actress (Mission Impossible III, Nikita), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1980 Rhett Fisher, actor/musician
  • 1981 Bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler
  • 1982 John Bobek, American actor
  • 1985 Caridee English, American Model