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 Armend├íriz, Mexican actor (From Russia With Love, Fort Apache), born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico (d. 1963)
  • 1917 John Arnatt, British actor (A Challenge for Robin Hood, Circumstantial Evidence), born in Petrograd, Russia (d. 1999)

Person of interestMike Wallace

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

Newscaster Mike Wallace
Mike Wallace
  • 1919 Arthur English, British comedian and actor (Malachi's Cove, Are You Being Served?), born in Aldershot, Hampshire, England (d. 1995)
  • 1922 Sheila Burrell, British actress (Black Orchid, Paranoiac, Laughter in Dark), born in Blackheath, London (d. 2011)
  • 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)

Person of interestGlenda Jackson

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