On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on May 29

  • 1894 Beatrice Lillie, Canadian comedian and actress (Around World in 80 Days), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1989)
  • 1905 Sebastian Shaw, British actor, director, playwright and poet (High Season, Ace of Spades, Caste), born in Holt, England (d. 1994)
  • 1905 Johannes "Jan" Teulings, Dutch actor (Lentelied, The Three Wishes), born in Hilversum, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • 1912 Iris Adrian, American actress (Blue Hawaii, Bluebeard), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1994)
  • 1914 Stacy Keach, Sr., American actor (Pretty Woman, The Parallax View), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2003)
  • 1918 Herb Shriner, American humorist and TV host (Herb Shriner Show), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1970)
  • 1918 Isabel Dean, English actress (Five Days One Summer Virgin Island, Ransom), born in Aldridge, Staffordshire (d. 1997)
  • 1920 Clifton James, American actor (Live and Let Die, Silver Streak), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 2017)
  • 1926 Charles Denner, French actor (The Bride Wore Black, The Man Who Loved Women), born in Tarnów, Poland (d. 1995)
  • 1929 Katie Boyle, [Lady Sander Saunders], British broadcaster
  • 1934 Nanette Newman, English writer and actress (Endless Game, Of Human Bondage), born in Northampton, England
  • 1936 Arlene McQuade, American actress (Rosalie-Goldbergs), born in NYC, New York
  • 1941 Bob Simon, American TV correspondent (CBS, 60 Minutes), born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1942 Kevin Conway, American actor (Flash Point, Cage of Angels), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944 Helmut Berger, actor (Ash Wednesday, Damned, Picture of Dorian Gray)
  • 1946 Robin Johnson, actress (Times Square), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1947 Anthony Geary, actor (Luke/Bill-General Hospital), born in Coalville Utah
  • 1948 Michael Berkeley, English composer, broadcaster and House of Lords member (Jayne Eyre opera), born in London, England
  • 1948 Nick Mancuso, Italian-Canadian actor
  • 1954 Pankaj Kapoor, Indian actor (Ek Doctor Ki Maut, Raakh), born in Ludhiana, Punjab
  • 1956 LaToya Jackson, American singer and model (If You Feel the Funk), posed for Playboy, born in Gary, Indiana

Person of interestAnnette Bening

1958 Annette Bening, American actress (Grifters, Bugsy, American Beauty), born in Topeka, Kansas

  • 1959 Rupert Everett, British actor (Princess Daisy, Another Country)
  • 1959 Tamayo Otsuki, actress (Mrs Yamagami-Davis Rules)
  • 1960 Adrian Paul, actor (Dance to Win, Highlander), born in London, England
  • 1961 David Palmer, American musician and founding member of ABC (The Lexicon Of Love), born in Chesterfield, England
  • 1962 John D. LeMay, American actor
  • 1963 Lisa Whelchel, actress (Blair-Facts of Life), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1963 Tracey E Bregman, actress (Lauren-Bold & Beautiful, Days of Our Life), born in Munich. Germany
  • 1969 Anthony Azizi, American actor (Idris-Lost, Eagle Eye), born in NYC, New York
  • 1974 Myf Warhurst, Australian radio presenter on Triple J and TV personality on Spicks and Specks
  • 1975 Shoshanna Lonstein, American fashion designer and ex-girlfriend of Jerry Seinfeld, born in NYC, New York
  • 1976 Jerry Hairston Jr., American baseball infielder/outfielder, broadcaster (Baltimore Orioles), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1976 Yūsuke Iseya, Japanese model and actor
  • 1977 Danny Gerard, actor (Alan Silver-Brooklyn Bridge), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • 1978 Adam Rickitt, British/New Zealand actor
  • 1979 Brian Kendrick, American pro wrestler (WWE cruiserweight tag team champion), born in Fairfax, Virginia
  • 1982 Ana Beatriz Barros, Brazilian model
  • 1982 Joanne Borgella, American plus-sized model and singer
  • 1983 Richard Jackson, Redlands California, actor (Ryan Meyers-Saved by the Bell)

Person of interestLaverne Cox

1984 Laverne Cox, American actress and LGBT advocate, born in Mobile, Alabama

Actress Laverne Cox
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  • 1986 Dylan Postl, American professional wrestler (Hornswaggle), born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
  • 1986 Jaslene Gonzalez, Puerto Rican-American fashion model
  • 1987 Alessandra Toreson, American actress
  • 1991 Kristen Alderson, American actress