Birthdays in Film & TV on November 6

  • 1671 Colley Cibber, English actor, dramatist and Poet Laureate (1730-57), born in London (d. 1757)
  • 1771 Alois Senefelder, German actor and inventor (lithography), born in Prague (d. 1834)
  • 1883 Hubert Bath, British film composer and music director, born in Barnstaple, Devon (d. 1945)
  • 1892 Ole Olsen, American comedian (Olsen & Johnson), born in Wabash, Indiana (d. 1963)
  • 1893 August Defresne, Dutch playwright and director (Uninhabited Island), born in Maastricht, Netherlands (d. 1961)
  • 1901 Juanita Hall, American actress (South Pacific, Flower Drum Song), born in Keyport, New Jersey (d. 1968)
  • 1903 June Marlowe, American actress (Pardon Us, Clash of the Wolves), born in St. Cloud, Minnesota (d. 1984)
  • 1904 Selena Royale, American actress (Date With Judy, Misleading Lady), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)
  • 1906 Francis Lederer, Czech actor (Diary of a Chambermaid), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2000)
  • 1914 Jonathan Harris [Charasuchin], American stage and screen character actor (The Bill Dana Show - "Mr. Phillips"; Lost In Space - "Dr Zachary Smith"), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1918 Ronnie Brody, British actor (Superman 3, What's Up Nurse, Ritz), born in Bristol, England (d. 1991)
  • 1923 Clay [David] Jones, Welsh gardener (BBC Gardener's Question Time), born in Cardigan, Wales (d. 1996)

Mike NicholsMike Nichols (1931-2014)

German-American film director (Catch 22, The Graduate, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), born in Berlin, Germany

  • 1937 Joe Warfield, American stage and screen actor, and teacher, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1938 P. J. Proby [James Marcus Smith], American singer, songwriter and actor (Hold Me, Three Week Hero), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1943 Ken Patera, American weightlifter, and professional wrestler, born in Portland, Oregon

Sally FieldSally Field (76 years old)

1946 American actress (Forrest Gump, Gidget, Flying Nun), born in Pasadena, California

  • 1947 Edward Yang, Taiwanese film director (Yi Yi), born in Shanghai, China (d. 2007)
  • 1947 Jack Arnold, character on TV programme The Wonder Years
  • 1949 Brad Davis, American actor (Roots, Chiefs, Midnight Express), born in Tallahassee, Florida (d. 1991)
  • 1949 Nigel Havers, English actor (Don't Wait Up), born in London, England
  • 1950 Ernest Thompson, American actor (Sierra, Westside Medical), born in Bellows Fall, Vermont
  • 1951 John Falsey, American television writer and producer, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1952 Michael Cunningham, American novelist and screenwriter (The Hours), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1955 Maria Shriver, American newscaster (Sunday Today) and ex-wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1957 Lori Singer, American actress (Fame; V; Footloose), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1957 Siobhán McCarthy, Irish stage and screen actress (Bad Girls - "Roisin Connor"), and singer (Mamma Mia!), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1958 Trace Beaulieu, American actor (Mystery Science Theater 3000), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1960 Lance Kerwin, American actor (James at 15; Salem's Lot; Enemy Mine; Outbreak), born in Newport Beach, California (d. 2023) [1]
  • 1960 Michael Cerveris, American actor (Fun Home), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1962 Aznil Nawawi, Malaysian host, actor and singer, born in Kampung Datuk Keramat, Kuala Lumpur
  • 1964 Kerry Conran, American filmmaker (Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1966 Lisa Fuller, American actress (Dawn-General Hospital), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1966 Peter DeLuise, American actor (21 Jump Street, seaQuest DSV), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1967 Rebecca Schaeffer, American actress (Patti-My Sister Sam), born in Eugene, Oregon (d. 1989)
  • 1968 Kelly Rutherford, American actress (Generations, Gossip Girl), born in Elizabethtown, Kentucky
  • 1970 Ethan Hawke, American actor and author (Dead Poets Society, Before trilogy), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1971 Marcus Samuelsson, Ethiopian-Swedish-American chef and TV personality, born in Ethiopia
  • 1972 Rebecca Romijn (O'Connell), American model and actress (X-Men films; Ugly Betty; The Librarians), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1972 Thandiwe Newton, English actress (Mission: Impossible 2, Westworld), born in Westminster, London
  • 1973 Nell McAndrew, British model, born in Leeds, England
  • 1977 Patrícia Tavares, Portuguese actress, born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • 1978 Daniella Cicarelli, Brazilian model and television host, born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • 1978 Jolina Magdangal, Filipina singer, actress and television host, born in Hagonoy, Bulacan, Philippines
  • 1978 Nicole Dubuc, American writer and actress (Robin-Major Dad), born in Orange County, California
  • 1978 Sandrine Blancke, Belgian actress, born in Uccle, Belgium
  • 1978 Taryn Manning, American actress (Hawaii Five-O), born in Falls Church, Virginia
  • 1981 Lee Dong Wook, South Korean actor, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1983 Janette McBride, Filipino-Australian actress and television host, born in Queensland, Australia

Emma StoneEmma Stone (34 years old)

1988 American actress (The Amazing Spider-Man, La La Land), born in Scottsdale, Arizona

  • 1990 Bowen Yang, Australian-born American comedian, actor and writer (Saturday Night Live), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1992 Robert Aramayo, English actor (The Lord Of the Rings: The Rings of Power), born in Kingston upon Hull, England