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. 1947)
  • 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 (dd. 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 and actress (Nanny & the Professor, Fred Waring's Pleasure Time), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 2015)
  • 1923 Eric Sykes, English writer, actor and director (Goon Show, Sykes and A...), born in Oldham (d. 2012)
  • 1927 Owen "Terry" Scott, British actor and comedian (Terry and June, Carry On Films), born in Watford, Hertfordshire (d. 1994)

Person of interestAudrey Hepburn

1929 Audrey Hepburn, British actress (Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Fair Lady), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1993)

  • 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)
  • 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 Jackie Jackson [Sigmund], American rocker (Jackson 5-ABC), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1952 Michael Barrymore, English comedian, actor, quiz master and entertainer, born in Bermondsey, London
  • 1954 Pia Zadora, American actress and singer, born in Hoboken, New Jersey
  • 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
  • 1962 Tracy Vaccaro, playmate (October, 1983), born in Glendale, California
  • 1967 Matthew Crane, American actor (Matt Cory-Another World), born in Kimberton, Pennsylvania
  • 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
  • 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, 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