Birthdays in Film & TV on May 31

  • 1888 Jack Holt, American golddigger and actor (Cat People, San Francisco, Brimstone), born in NYC, New York (d. 1951)
  • 1889 Athene Seyler, British actress (Make Mine Mink), born in London, England (d. 1990)
  • 1894 Fred Allen, comedian (Fred Allen Radio Show), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1897 Margalo Gillmore, British actress (Skirts Ahoy, High Society), born in London, England (d. 1986)
  • 1902 Henk Schaer [Hendricus Schaareman], Dutch actor and conductor (Majoor Barbara, Lijmen), born in Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • 1905 Florence Desmond, English actress and comedian, born in Islington, London (d. 1993)
  • 1908 Don Ameche, actor (Cocoon, Trading Places), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • 1908 Nils Poppe, Swedish actor (d. 2000)
  • 1912 Barbara Pepper, American actress (Doris Ziffel-Green Acres, Rogue Tavern), born in NYC, New York
  • 1912 Dave O'Brien, Big Springs TX, actor (Kiss Me Kate, 1st Aid)
  • 1916 John Vivyan, actor (Mr Lucky, Wrong Man, Imitation of Life)
  • 1916 Judy Campbell, actress (Convoy, Bonnie Prince Charlie)
  • 1921 Alida Valli, Pola Italy, actress (Miracle of the Bells, 3rd Man)
  • 1921 Howard Reig, American radio and television announcer
  • 1922 Denholm Elliott, actor (Alfie, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in London, England (d. 1992)
  • 1929 Elaine Stewart, actress (Take the High Ground), born in Montclair, New Jersey

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1930 Clint Eastwood, American actor (Dirty Harry)/mayor (Carmel, California), born in San Francisco, California

Actor and Director Clint Eastwood
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Clint Eastwood
  • 1934 Jim Hutton, Binghamton NY, actor (Ellery Queen)
  • 1943 Sharon Gless, American actress (Chris Cagney-Cagney & Lacey), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946 Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German filmmaker and director (Marriage of Maria Braum), born in Bad Worishofen, Bavaria, West Germany (d. 1982)
  • 1948 Lynda Bellingham, Canadian-born English actress (Sweeney, Scarlet Tunic), born in Montreal, Quebec, (d. 2014)
  • 1949 Steven Kampmann, actor (Kirk-Newhart), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1949 Tom Berenger, actor (Big Chill, Someone to Watch Over Me), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950 Gregory Harrison, Catalina California, actor (Trapper John, Logan's Run)
  • 1953 Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Finnish actor
  • 1956 Yoshiko Sakakibara, Chiba Japan, actress (Sailor Moon, Vampire Hunter)
  • 1958 Kyle Secor, actor (Tim Bayliss-Homicide), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1960 Chris Elliott, actor/comedian (Get a Life, David Letterman Show), born in New York City
  • 1961 Lea Thompson, actress (Back to the Future, Caroline In The City)
  • 1962 Sebastian Koch, German actor

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1965 Brooke Shields, American model/actress (Blue Lagoon, Suddenly Susan), born in NYC, New York

Supermodel & Actress Brooke Shields
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Brooke Shields
  • 1966 Jeremy Hotz, Canadian stand-up comedian
  • 1967 Sandrine Bonnaire, Clermont France, actress (Vagabond, Police)
  • 1967 Phil Keoghan, New Zealand television personality
  • 1971 Sarah O'Hare, model (Cosmopolitan-Jan 1994)
  • 1972 Karl Geary, Irish actor

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1976 Colin Farrell, Irish actor (In Bruges, Minority Report), born in Dublin, Ireland

  • 1977 Eric Christian Olsen, American actor
  • 1977 Debbie King, English TV presenter
  • 1977 June Sarpong, British television presenter
  • 1982 Jonathan Tucker, American actor
  • 1983 Reggie Yates, English television presenter
  • 1984 Jason Smith, Australian actor
  • 1986 Melissa McIntyre, Canadian actress