Birthdays in Film & TV on October 10

  • 1863 Helen Dunbar, American actress (Fine Manners, Beyond the Rocks), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1933)
  • 1895 Fridolf Rhudin, Swedish actor and comedian (The Wrong Millionaire, Secret Svensson), born in Munkfors, Värmland, Sweden (d. 1935)

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1900 Helen Hayes, American actress (Caesar & Cleopatra, Happy Birthday), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1993)

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  • 1905 Jane Winton, American actress (Hell's Angel, Patsy, Don Juan), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1959)
  • 1909 Florida Friebus, American actress (Dobie Gillis' mom, Bob Newhart Show), born in Auburndale, Massachusetts (d. 1988)
  • 1909 Robert F. Boyle, American production designer and art director
  • 1913 Johnny Downs, American actor (Manhattan Showcase), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1916 Benson Fong, actor (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), born in Sacramento, California (d. 1987)
  • 1917 Ilona Ference, actress (Quatermass II, Star of My Night)
  • 1923 Nicholas Parsons, English actor
  • 1924 Ed Wood, American filmmaker and director (Plan 9 from Outer Space), born in Poughkeepsie, New York (d. 1978)
  • 1924 Ludmilla Tcherina, French actress/ballet dancer (Sins of Rome)
  • 1926 Richard Jaeckel, NY, actor (3:10 to Yuma, Sands of Iwo Jima)
  • 1927 Dana Elcar, American actor (d. 2005)
  • 1933 Daniel Massey, actress (Vault of Horror), born in London, England
  • 1936 Judith Chalmers, English TV hostess (Wish You Were Here)
  • 1941 Peter Coyote [Rachmil Pinchus Ben Mosha Cohon], American actor (ET, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946 Ben Vereen, actor/dancer (Pippin, Roots, Webster), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1946 Charles Dance, Redditch, Worcestershire, English actor and director (Alien 3, Jewel in the Crown)
  • 1946 Chris Tarrant, English TV presenter
  • 1947 Alan Rachins, actor (Douglas-LA Law), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1947 Martin Ruane, English professional wrestler (d. 1998)
  • 1949 Jessica Harper, actress (Inserts, Stardust Memories), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950 Dennis Holmes, actor (Mike-Laramie)
  • 1950 Peter Jan Rens, Dutch actor and director (Mister Cactus, Passion)
  • 1954 Rekha, Bollywood actress
  • 1954 Mohamed Mounir, Egyptian singer and actor
  • 1956 Mark Gordon, American film producer
  • 1958 J Eddie Peck, Joplin Missouri, actor (Bold & Beautiful-Cole Howard)
  • 1958 Tanya Tucker, Seminole Tx, country singer/actress (Follow that Car)
  • 1959 Bradley Whitford, American actor
  • 1961 Jodi Benson, American voice actress
  • 1964 Quinton Flynn, American voice actor
  • 1965 Chris Penn, American actor (d. 2006)
  • 1965 Rebecca Pidgeon, British-American actress and singer-songwriter. born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1966 Bai Ling, Chinese-born American actress (The Crow, Red Corner)
  • 1970 Helen Louise Goldsby, Miss America (NY-Top 10-1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972 Jun Lana, Filipino playwright and screenwriter
  • 1973 Jessica Shahriari, Miss USA-Arizona (1997)
  • 1973 Mario Lopez, actor (A C Slater-Saved by the Bell), born in San Diego, California
  • 1974 Naike Rivelli, German model/daughter of Ornella Muti
  • 1974 Assi Cohen, Israeli comedian and actor
  • 1978 Autumn Waterbury, Miss Illinois Teen USA (2nd-1997)
  • 1978 Jodi Lynn O'Keefe, Cliffwood Beach NJ, actress (Cassidy-Nash Bridges)
  • 1979 Wu Chun, Brunei born Taiwanese actor
  • 1981 Michael Oliver, American actor
  • 1982 Eddie J Peck, Lynchburg Pa, actor (Sutton-Wildside)
  • 1984 Chiaki Kuriyama, Japanese actress
  • 1985 Aaron Himelstein, American actor
  • 1991 Mariana Espósito, Argentine actress, singer and model