Birthdays in Film & TV on May 9

  • 1843 Isabella "Belle" Boyd, American actress and Confederate spy during US Civil War, born in Martinsburg, Virginia (d. 1900)
  • 1844 [Maria] Catharina Beersmans, Belgian actress (Bad Herders), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1899)
  • 1895 Richard Barthelmess, American actor (Broken Blossoms, Noose, Heroes for Sales), born in NYC, New York (d. 1963)
  • 1901 John Forest "Fuzzy" Knight, American actor (Oklahoma Annie, Cowby & the Lady), born in Fairmont, West Virginia (d. 1976)
  • 1912 Pedro Armendariz, Mexican actor (From Russia With Love)
  • 1917 John Arnatt, actor (Circumstantial Evidence)

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1918 Mike Wallace, newscaster (Biography, 60 Minutes), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 2012)

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  • 1919 Arthur English, comedian and actor (Malachi's Cove)
  • 1922 Sheila Burrell, actress (Black Orchid, Paranoiac, Laughter in Dark)
  • 1923 Johnny Grant, American radio personality, television producer (d. 2008)
  • 1924 Jean J A Girault, French director/screenwriter (l'Amour)
  • 1929 Kay Dotrice, British actress (d. 2007)
  • 1930 Joan Sims, actress (Carry on Behind, Carry on Cleo)
  • 1932 Geraldine McEwan, English actress (Agatha Christie's Miss Marple), born in Old Windsor Berkshire
  • 1933 Johnny Grant, unofficial mayor of Hollywood
  • 1934 Alan Bennett, England, playwright/actor (Secret Policeman's Other Ball)
  • 1936 Albert Finney, Salford UK, actor (Dresser, Under the Volcano)

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1936 Glenda Jackson, English actress (Women in Love), born in Cheshire, England

  • 1936 Terry Drinkwater, TV newsman (CBS)
  • 1939 Pierre Desproges, French humorist (d. 1988)
  • 1940 James L Brooks, producer/director (Broadcast News, Taxi, Critic)
  • 1946 Candice Bergen, Beverly Hills, actress (Carnal Knowledge, Murphy Brown)
  • 1947 Anthony Higgins, British actor (A Walk with Love and Death , Something for Everyone), born in East Northamptonshire, England
  • 1950 Matthew Kelly, actor/TV host (Holding the Fort, Relative Strangers)
  • 1951 Alley Mills, actress (Norma Arnold-Wonder Years), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952 Patrick Ryecart, actor (Silas Mariner)
  • 1953 Gregory Beecroft, Chorpus Christi TX, actor (Guiding Light)
  • 1955 Kevin Peter Hall, American actor (Misfits of Science), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1956 Wendy Crewson, Canadian actress
  • 1962 John Corbett, actor/singer (Northern Exposure, Sex and the City), born in Wheeling, West Virginia
  • 1965 Janu Tornell, American model and Survivor contestant
  • 1972 Megumi Odaka, Japanese actress and artist
  • 1973 Chu Sang-mi, South Korean actress
  • 1975 Chris Diamantopoulos, Canadian actor
  • 1977 Choi Jeong-yoon, South Korean actress
  • 1979 Rosario Dawson, American actress
  • 1980 Cho Hyeon Jae, South Korean actor
  • 1982 Rachel Boston, American actress
  • 1988 Skye Regan, Canadian Actress and Writer
  • 1996 Mary Matilyn Mouser, American child actress