Birthdays in Film & TV on May 3

  • 1889 Beulah Bondi, American actress (It's a Wonderful Life), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1981)
  • 1893 Hope Landin, American actress (I Remember Mama, Sugarfoot), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1973)
  • 1899 Aline MacMahon, American actress (Backdoor to Heaven), born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • 1901 Gino Cervi, Italian actor (Les Miserables, Naked Maja), born in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (d. 1974)
  • 1902 Jack La Rue, American actor and TV narrator (Lights Out, Mouthpiece, My Favorite Brunette), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)
  • 1902 Walter Slezak, Austrian actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Inspector General), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1983)

Person of interestBing Crosby

1903 Bing Crosby [Harry Lillis Crosby], American actor and singer (White Christmas, Going My Way), born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 1977)

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • 1904 John Breeden, American actor (Salute, Madame Racketeer, Joy Street), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1977)

Person of interestMary Astor

1906 Mary Astor, American actress (Maltese Falcon, Dinky), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1987)

Actress Mary Astor
Mary Astor
  • 1915 Stu Hart, Canadian professional wrestler and trainer (d. 2003)
  • 1920 Nina Bara [Frances Bauer], Argentinian actress (Missile to the Moon, Space Patrol), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1990)
  • 1924 Mary Carver [Carvellas], American actress (Simon & Simon, Star Trek: Enterprise), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • 1928 Jeanne Bal, actress (Pat-Love & Marriage), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1932 Robert Osborne, American film historian (Turner Classic Movies), born in Colfax, Washington (d. 2017)
  • 1933 Alex Cord, American actor
  • 1942 Lynn Farleigh, Bristol England, actress (Lovers of Their Time)
  • 1946 Greg Gumbel, sportscaster (CBS TV, WFAN)
  • 1948 Chris Mulkey, American actor
  • 1952 Caitlin Clarke. American actress (d. 2004)
  • 1958 Kevin Kilner, American actor
  • 1958 Sandi Toksvig, Danish comedian and radio presenter
  • 1959 Ben Elton, Catford, London, English actor and comedian (Blackadder Back & Forth, Friday Night Live)
  • 1960 Amy Steel, American actress
  • 1963 Sally Whittaker, English actress
  • 1965 Rob Brydon, Welsh comedian
  • 1965 Nina Garcia, Colombian-American fashion expert and television personality (Project Runway), born in Barranquilla, Colombia
  • 1966 Peter Abbay, American actor
  • 1966 Firdous Bamji, Indian-American actor
  • 1968 Deborah Caprioglio, Miestre Italy, actress (Big Game Hunter)
  • 1975 Eva Santolaria, Spanish actress
  • 1975 DulĂ© Hill, American actor
  • 1978 Christina Hendricks, American actress (Mad Men), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1979 Steve Mack, American professional wrestler
  • 1984 Nam Sang-mi, South Korean actress and model
  • 1986 Poppy Delevingne, British model and actress (Kingsman: The Golden Circle), born in London, England