On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on November 10

  • 1875 Maude Eburne, Canadian actress (Ladies They Talk About, Guardsman), born in Bronte-on-the-Lake, Ontario (d. 1960)
  • 1885 Esther Dale, American actress (The Awful Truth, Unfinished Business), born in Beaufort, South Carolina (d. 1961)
  • 1888 Hugh Wakefield, British actor (The Man Who Knew Too Much, Blithe Spirit), born in Wanstead, England (d. 1971)
  • 1889 Claude Rains, British actor (Invisible Man, Casablanca), born in London, England (d. 1967)
  • 1891 Carl W. Stalling, American film composer (Disney's Silly Symphonies; Warner Brothers Cartoons), born in Lexington, Missouri (d. 1972)
  • 1904 Steven Geray, American actor (French Line), born in Ungvár, Austria-Hungary (d. 1973)
  • 1911 Harry Andrews, English actor (Equus, Man of La Mancha), born in Kent, England (d. 1989)
  • 1916 Billy May, American orchestra leader and composer (The Green Hornet, Mod Squad, Batman), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • 1918 Jack McCoy, TV host (Live Like a Millionaire), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1919 George Fenneman, American radio and TV announcer (You Bet Your Life), born in Peking China (d. 1997)
  • 1919 François Périer [Pillu], French actor (Gervaise, Fantasia, Les Mains Sales), born in Paris, France (d. 2002)
  • 1920 Tod Andrews, American actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage), born in NYC, New York (d. 1972)
  • 1924 Russell Johnson, American television and film actor, best known for his role as "The Professor" on Gilligan's Island, born in Ashley, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • 1925 Richard Burton, Welsh stage and screen actor (Cleopatra, Virginia Woolf), born in Pontrhydyfen, South Wales (d. 1984)
  • 1928 Ennio Morricone, Italian composer and musician (film soundtracks for The Mission and The Hateful Eight), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2020)
  • 1930 Norma Crane, American actress (Tea & Sympathy, Fiddler on the Roof, They Call Me Mister Tibbs!), born in NYC, New York (d. 1973)

  • 1931 Don Henderson, British actor (The XYY Man, Strangers), born in Leytonstone, Essex (d. 1997)
  • 1932 Roy Scheider, American actor (Jaws, The French Connection, Marathon Man, Paper Lion), born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 2008)
  • 1935 Pippa Scott, American actress (Virginian, Mr Lucky), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1937 Albert Hall, American actor (Trouble in Mind, Ryan's 4), born in Brighton, Alabama
  • 1939 Russell Means, Native American activist, actor, writer, and musician, born in Porcupine, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota (d. 2012)
  • 1946 Alaina Reed, American actress (Rose Lee Holloway-227), born in Springfield, Ohio
  • 1948 Mário Viegas, Portuguese actor (The Jew, Divine Comedy, Funeral of Patrao), born in Santarém, Portugal (d. 1996)
  • 1949 Ann Reinking, American dancer and actress (All the Jazz, Micki & Maude), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1950 Jack Scalia, American actor (Berrengers, Hollywood Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1950 Debra Hill, American screenwriter and film producer (Escape from New York), born in Haddonfield, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • 1955 Roland Emmerich, German film producer and director (2012, The Day After Tomorrow), born in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • 1956 Matt Craven, Canadian actor (Juror, Killer, K2), born in Port Colborne, Ontario
  • 1956 Sinbad [David Adkins], American comedian and actor (First Kid, Vibe), born in Benton Harbor, Michigan
  • 1958 George Lowe, American voice actor (Space Ghost Coast to Coast), born in Dunedin, Florida
  • 1958 Stephen Herek, American film director (Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1959 MacKenzie Phillips, American actress (Julie-1 Day at a Time), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1959 Linda Cohn, American sportscaster (ESPN's SportsCenter), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1960 Neil Gaiman, English writer of graphic novels, films and fiction (American Gods, The Graveyard Book, The Ocean at the End of the Lane), born in Portchester, Hampshire, England
  • 1963 Hugh Bonneville, English actor (Downton Abbey, Paddington Bear), born in London, England
  • 1964 Jushin Liger [Keiichi Yamada], Japanese professional wrestler (WCW/NJPW), born in Hiroshima, Japan

  • 1965 Sean Hughes, Irish stand-up comedian, writer and actor, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 2017)
  • 1966 Vanessa Angel, English actress (Weird Science, Kingpin), born in London
  • 1966 Bill DeMott, American professional wrestler, born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • 1967 Donya Fiorentino, American model, born in Key Largo, Florida
  • 1967 Michael Jai White, American actor and martial artist (Spawn), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1967 Vivian Chow, Hong Kong Cantopop singer-songwriter and actress, born in Hong Kong

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1969 Ellen Pompeo, American actress (Grey's Anatomy), born in Everett, Massachusetts

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  • 1975 Chris Lilley, Australian actor and comedian (We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1977 Brittany Murphy, American actress (Drop Dead Gorgeous), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2009)
  • 1978 Eve [Jeffers-Cooper], American rapper and actress, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1982 Heather Matarazzo, American actress (Welcome to the Dollhouse), born in Oyster Bay, New York
  • 1985 Giovonnie Samuels, American television actress (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody), born in San Diego, California
  • 1986 Josh Peck, American actor (Drake & Josh), born in NYC, New York
  • 1987 Jessica Tovey, Australian actress (Belle Taylor-Home and Away), born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1988 Chisaki Hama [Rika Izumi], Japanese actress and model, born in Kyoto, Japan
  • 1989 Taron Egerton, Welsh actor and singer (Rocketman), born in Birkenhead, England
  • 1991 Inseong Cho, South Korean actor