Birthdays in Film & TV on November 9

Marie DresslerMarie Dressler (1868-1934)

Canadian-American actress (Dinner at 8, Min and Bill), born in Cobourg, Ontario

  • 1883 Edna May Oliver [Nutter], American stage, silent and sound screen character actress (Little Women; Drums Along the Mohawk), born in Malden, Massachusetts (d. 1942)
  • 1884 Hector Abbas, Flemish actor and director (Rosa Lynd Company), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1942)
  • 1886 Ed Wynn [Isaiah Edwin Leopold], American comedian (Ed Wynn Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1966)
  • 1887 Gertrude Astor [Eyster], American silent and sound screen character actress (The Strong Man: Hell Bound), born in Lakewood, Ohio (d. 1977)
  • 1887 Muriel Aked, British actress (Rome Express, Happiest Days of Your Life), born in Bingley, Yorkshire, England (d. 1955)
  • 1889 Harry "Snub" Pollard, Australian actor (Don't Shove, Arizona Days), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 1962)
  • 1894 Mabel Normand [Muriel Fortescue], American silent-film actress, director and comedienne (Mickey), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1930) [or November 10]
  • 1894 Mae Marsh, American silent film actress (Birth of a Nation), born in Madrid, New Mexico Territory (d. 1968)
  • 1902 Anthony Asquith, British film director (Carrington V C (Court martial)), born in London (d. 1968)
  • 1909 Robert Douglas, English actor (Adv of Don Juan), born in Fenny Stratford, Buckinghamshire (d. 1999)

Hedy LamarrHedy Lamarr (1914-2000)

Austrian-American actress (Ecstasy, Samson & Delilah) and inventor (radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary

  • 1921 Ivo Rudolph Jarosy, German-British film scholar and exhibitor, born in Berlin (d. 1996)
  • 1922 Dorothy Dandridge, American actress (Porgy & Bess), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1965)
  • 1922 Raymond Devos, Belgian-French humorist, born in Mouscron, Belgium (d. 2006)
  • 1924 Robert Frank, Swiss-American photographer (The Americans), and filmmaker (Pull My Daisy; Candy Mountain), born in Zürich, Switzerland (d. 2019)
  • 1928 Wim Bosboom, Dutch radio and TV host, born in Gelselaar, Netherlands (d. 2001)
  • 1929 Marc Favreau, French Canadian humourist, born in Montréal, Quebec (d. 2005)
  • 1929 Severn Darden, American actor (Luv, President's Analyst, Saturday the 14th), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1995)
  • 1933 Jim Perry, American and Canadian TV host ($ale of the Century), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 2015)
  • 1934 Ronald Harwood, South African playwright and screenwriter (The Dresser), born in Cape Town, South Africa (d. 2020)
  • 1936 Teddy Infuhr, American former child actor (The Bishop's Wife, They Live By Night), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2007)
  • 1939 Marco Bellocchio, Italian film director (The Conviction), born in Bobbio, Italy
  • 1945 Charlie Robinson, American actor (Night Court, 1984-92 - "Mac"; Hart of Dixie), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2021)
  • 1947 Robert David Hall, American actor (Dr. Albert Robbins M.D, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1951 Lou Ferrigno, American body builder and actor (Incredible Hulk), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954 Sue Upton, English actress (The Benny Hill Show) and dancer, born in Chadwell Heath, Essex, England
  • 1955 Fernando Meirelles, Brazilian film director (The Constant Gardener), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1955 Karen Dotrice, British actress (Mary Poppins), born in Guernsey, Channel Islands
  • 1959 Tony Slattery, British actor and comedian (Whose Line Is It Anyway?), born in Stonebridge, London
  • 1961 Jill Dando, British television presenter, born in Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom (d. 1999)
  • 1962 Teryl Rothery, Canadian actress (Stargate SG-1), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1964 John Joseph Thomas, American actor (Young Dan'l Boone), born in Arcadia, California
  • 1964 Robert Duncan McNeill, American actor, born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1969 Pepa [Sandra Denton], Jamaican-American hip hop artist (Salt-n-Pepa) and actress, born in Kingston, Jamaica (birth date disputed)
  • 1970 Chris Jericho [Irvine], American-Canadian professional wrestler and heavy metal rock singer (Fozzy), born in Manhasset, New York
  • 1971 Melinda Kinnaman, Swedish actress, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1972 Eric Dane, American actor, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1973 Gabrielle Miller, Canadian actress, born in Coffs Harbour, Australia
  • 1974 Dah-ve Chodan, actress (Tia-Uncle Buck)
  • 1976 Laura Csortan, Miss Universe-Congeniality (Australia, 1997), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1979 Caroline Flack, British television presenter (Love Island), born in Enfield Town, United Kingdom (d. 2020)
  • 1980 Vanessa Minnillo, Filipino-born American TV personality (Entertainment Tonight), born in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines
  • 1981 (Susan) "Scottie" Thompson, American actress (NCIS), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1988 Nikki Blonsky, American actress, born in Great Neck, New York