Birthdays in Film & TV on May 4

  • 1852 Alice Liddell, English schoolgirl model for Alice in Wonderland, born in London (d. 1934)
  • 1873 Joe De Grasse, Canadian film director, born in Bathurst, New Brunswick Canada (d. 1940)
  • 1893 Edgar Dearing, American actor (Pollyanna, Abraham Lincoln, Free & Easy), born in Ceres, California (d. 1974)
  • 1893 Royal Butler [Edwin Richey], American actor (Zenobia), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1973)
  • 1903 Luther Adler, American actor (D.O.A., The Desert Fox), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)
  • 1904 Umm Kulthum [Ibrahim], Egyptian singer and actress, born in Tummāy al-Zahāyrah, Egypt (d. 1975)
  • 1906 Esmond Knight, British actor (Hamlet, Sleeping Murder), born in East Sheen, England (d. 1987)
  • 1909 Howard Da Silva [Silverblatt], American actor (1776, The Lost Weekend, The Blue Dahlia), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1986)
  • 1910 Mady Alfredo [Maria De Brieder], Flemish actress (Alicia), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • 1913 Charles Curtis "Curt" Conway, American actor (Raw Deal; The Twilight Zone), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1974)
  • 1921 Virginia "Patsy" Garrett, American singer (Fred Waring's Pleasure Time), and actress (Nanny & the Professor), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 2015)
  • 1923 Eric Sykes, British radio, stage and television comedy writer, actor and director (Goon Show; Sykes and A...), born in Oldham, Lancahsire, England (d. 2012)
  • 1923 Mrinal Sen, Bengali film director (In Search of Famine), born in Faridpur, East Bengal (d. 2018)
  • 1927 Owen "Terry" Scott, British actor and comedian (Terry and June, Carry On Films), born in Watford, Hertfordshire (d. 1994)

Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn (1929-1993)

British actress (Roman Holiday; Breakfast at Tiffany's; My Fair Lady), born in Brussels, Belgium

  • 1930 Ronald "Ron" Pickering, British athletics coach and BBC sports commentator, born in Hackney, England (d. 1991)
  • 1934 Pete Barbutti, American comedian (Garry Moore Show), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • 1937 Mr. Fuji [Harry Masayoshi Fujiwara], American professional wrestler, born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 2016)
  • 1939 Paul Gleason, American actor (Breakfast Club, Die Hard), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2006)
  • 1946 Renee Powell, American golfer, broadcaster (first woman to compete in a men's golf tournament), born in East Canton, Ohio
  • 1949 Sybil Danning, Austrian-American actress (Chained Heat), born in Wels, Austria
  • 1950 Hilly Hicks, American actor (Roll Out, Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950 René van Asten, Dutch actor (Herenstraat 10), born in Tilburg, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
  • 1951 (Sigmund) "Jackie" Jackson, American pop singer and songwriter (Jackson 5 - "ABC"; "I Want You Back"), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1952 Michael Barrymore, English comedian, actor, quiz master and entertainer, born in Bermondsey, London
  • 1954 Pia Zadora [Schipani], American actress (Hairspray), and singer, born in Hoboken, New Jersey

Randy TravisRandy Travis (63 years old)

1959 American country and gospel music singer ("Diggin' Up Bones"; "Forever and Ever, Amen"), and actor, born in Marshville, North Carolina

  • 1959 Scott Armstrong, American professional wrestling referee, born in Marietta, Georgia
  • 1960 Andrew Denton, Australian television presenter and comedian, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1961 Mary Elizabeth McDonough, American actress (Erin in The Waltons), born in Van Nuys, California
  • 1967 Ana Gasteyer, American actress (Saturday Night Live), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1967 Kate Garraway, English TV presenter (ITV Breakfast), born in Abingdon-on-Thames, Berkshire
  • 1967 Matthew Crane, American actor (Matt Cory-Another World), born in Kimberton, Pennsylvania
  • 1968 Julian Barratt, English comedian and musician, one half of The Mighty Boosh, born in Leeds, England
  • 1969 Ryan Shamrock, American professional wrestling valet, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970 Will Arnett, Canadian-American actor (Arrested Development), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1976 Heather Kozar, playmate (Jan, 1998), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1977 Emily Perkins, Canadian actress (Hiccups), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1979 Wes Butters, British broadcaster, born in Salford, England
  • 1983 Trisha Krishnan, Indian actress (Mounam Pesiyadhe), born in Chennai, India
  • 1992 Courtney Jines, American actress (Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over), born in Fairfax, Virginia
  • 1994 Alexander Gould, American actor (Weeds), born in Los Angeles