On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on November 18

  • 1888 Frances Marion, American screenwriter and actress (Pollyanna), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1973)
  • 1912 Arthur Peterson, American actor (Soap, Mission: Impossible, Crisis), born in Mandan, North Dakota (d. 1996)
  • 1919 Jocelyn Brando, American actress (The Big Heat, Ugly American, China Venture), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2005)
  • 1925 Alex Macintosh, British BBC presenter and actor (Hell Fight), born in Fulham, London (d. 1997)
  • 1926 Dorothy Collins [Marjorie Chandler], Canadian-American singer and actress (Your Hit Parade), born in Windsor, Ontario (d. 1994)
  • 1927 Eldar Ryazanov, Russian film director and screenwriter (A Cruel Romance), born in Kuybyshev, USSR (d. 2015)
  • 1928 Mickey Mouse, Disney cartoon strip character
  • 1939 Brenda Vaccaro, American actress (Cactus Flower, Sara, Paper Dolls), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1941 David Hemmings, English actor (Blow-up, Barbarella) and co-founder of Hemdale Film Corporation, born in Guildford, England (d. 2003)
  • 1942 Susan Sullivan, American actress (Dharma & Greg, Falcon Crest), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945 Glen Walken, American actor (Leave it to Larry), born in Queens, New York City
  • 1947 Jameson Parker, actor (American Justice, Simon & Simon), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1948 Andrea Marcovicci, American actress (Gloria-Berrengers, Fran-Trapper John), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950 Eric Pierpoint, American actor
  • 1952 Delroy Lindo, actor (Get Shorty, Ransom)
  • 1953 Kevin Nealon, American actor (SNL, Hot Shot, Coneheads), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut

  • 1954 Carter Burwell, American film composer (Coen Brothers films, Twilight Saga), born in New York City
  • 1958 Oscar Nunez, Cuban American actor
  • 1960 Elizabeth Perkins, American actress (About Last Night, Big), born in Queens, New York
  • 1961 Steven Moffat, Scottish TV writer and producer (Doctor Who, Sherlock), born in Paisley, Scotland
  • 1968 Romany Malco, American actor and music producer (Weeds, No Ordinary Family), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1968 Owen Wilson, American actor (Meet the Parents, Zoolander), born in Dallas, Texas

  • 1969 Ahmed Helmy, Egyptian actor (Aboud Ala El Hodoud), born in Banha, Egypt
  • 1970 Phil Buckman, actor (Slash-Drexell's Class), born in Queens, New York
  • 1970 Elizabeth Anne Allen, American actress
  • 1970 Mike Epps, American actor
  • 1970 Megyn Kelly, American television news anchor and journalist (Fox News, NBC), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • 1972 Robert Shapiro, American politician/humorist
  • 1974 Christian Schmidt, actor (Mullers Baro)
  • 1974 ChloĆ« Sevigny, American actress
  • 1975 Anthony McPartlin, British actor and television presenter (Ant and Dec), born in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
  • 1976 Mona Zaki, Egyptian Actress
  • 1981 Christina Vidal, American actress
  • 1981 Gian Magdangal, Filipino singer and actor
  • 1986 Nic Sampson, New Zealand actor
  • 1988 Montanna Thompson, English actress (The Story of Tracy Beaker), born in Islington, England
  • 1992 Nathan Kress, American actor
  • 1995 Michael Ward, British actor (Blue Story), born in Jamaica