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 (Curly Top; The Egg and I; Ma and Pa Kettle films), 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)

Person of interestRichard Burton

1925 Richard Burton, Welsh stage and screen actor (Cleopatra, Virginia Woolf), born in Pontrhydyfen, South Wales (d. 1984)

Stage and Screen Actor Richard Burton
Stage and Screen Actor
Richard Burton
  • 1928 Ennio Morricone, Italian composer and musician (film soundtracks for The Mission and The Hateful Eight), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2020) [1]
  • 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)
  • 1934 Joanna Moore [Dorothy Cook] American actress (Bronk; The Hindenburg), born in Parrott, Georgia (d. 1997)
  • 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 (d. 2020) [1]
  • 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

Person of interestEllen Pompeo

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

Actress Ellen Pompeo
Actress
Ellen Pompeo
  • 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