Birthdays in Film & TV on May 6

  • 1890 Claire Whitney, American silent film actress (Blind Fools, Haunted Mine), born in NYC, New York (d. 1969)

Person of interestRudolph Valentino

1895 Rudolph Valentino, Italian sheik and actor (Eagle), born in Castellaneta, Italy (d. 1926)

Silent Film Star Rudolph Valentino
Silent Film Star
Rudolph Valentino
  • 1904 Catherine Lacey, British actress (Sorcerors), born in London, England (d. 1979)
  • 1904 Raymond Bailey, American actor (Vertigo, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Incredible Shrinking Man), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1980)
  • 1912 William "Bill" Quinn, American actor (Star Trek, The Birds, Rifleman, All in the Family), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1913 Carmen Cavallaro, American actor and pianist (Hollywood Canteen, Diamond Horseshoe), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1913 Stewart Granger, English actor (Prisoner of Zenda, King Solomon's Mines), born in London, England (d. 1993)

Person of interestOrson Welles

1915 Orson Welles [George], American actor (Citizen Kane, War of the Worlds), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin (d. 1985)

Actor and Director Orson Welles
Actor and Director
Orson Welles
  • 1922 Vladimir Etush, Soviet actor and People's Artist of the USSR, born in Moscow, RSFSR
  • 1923 Elizabeth Sellars, Scottish actress (Chalk Garden, A Voyage Round My Father), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1927 Ettore Manni, Italian actor (Street People, Divine Nymph, Fatal Desire, Heroes in Hell), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1979)
  • 1936 Joanna Dunham, actress (Possession, House the Dripped Blood)
  • 1941 Ghena Dimitrova, actress (Nabucco)
  • 1944 Anton Furst, American production designer (d. 1991)
  • 1945 Richard Eyers, American actor (My Friend Irma, Stagecoach West), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946 Susan Brown, actress (Gail Baldwin-General Hospital)

  • 1947 Ben Masters, American actor (Vic-Another World, Making Mr Right), born in Corvalis, Oregon
  • 1947 Alan Dale, New Zealand born actor (Neighbours), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • 1948 Richard Cox, American actor (Mark-Executive Suite), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952 Christian Clavier, French actor
  • 1952 Michael O'Hare, American actor
  • 1953 Lynn Whitfield, actress (Josephine Baker, Equal Justice), born in Baton Rouge
  • 1958 Lolita Flores, Spanish singer and actress
  • 1959 Kate Collins, actress (Natalie Hunter-All My Children), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1960 Julianne Phillips, Lake Oswego Oregon, actress (Frankie Reed-Sisters)
  • 1961 Clay O'Brien, actor (Weedy-Cowboys), born in Ray, Arizona

Person of interestGeorge Clooney

1961 George Clooney, American actor (ER, Batman, The Descendants), born in Lexington, Kentucky

  • 1961 Roma Downey, Derry Ireland, actress (1 Life to Live, Touched by an Angel)
  • 1964 Dana Hill [Goetz], Van Nuys California, actress (2 of Us, Shoot the Moon)
  • 1970 Kavan Smith, Canadian actor
  • 1980 Scott Colton, American professional wrestler
  • 1980 Kelly van der Veer, Dutch reality TV star
  • 1983 Adrianne Palicki, American actress
  • 1986 Tyler Hynes, Canadian actor
  • 1987 Moon Geun-young, South Korean actress
  • 1996 Dominic Scott Kay, American actor