Birthdays in Film & TV on October 11

  • 1884 Sig Ruman [Siegfried Albon Rumann], German-American actor (Schultz-Life With Luigi), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1967)
  • 1897 Russell Collins, American actor (Niagara, Close Up, Shockproof), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1965)
  • 1902 Leon Belasco [Leonid Simeonovich Berladsky], Russian actor (Lucky Partners, My Sister Eileen), born in Odessa, Russian Empire (d. 1988)
  • 1906 Katherine Emery, American actress (Maze, Isle of the Dead), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1980)

Jerome Robbins

1918 Jerome Robbins [Rabinowitz], American Tony and Academy Award-winning theater and ballet choreographer and director (West Side Story; Peter Pan), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1998)

  • 1919 Jean Vander Pyl, American voice, radio and film actress (The Flintstones, The Jetsons), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
  • 1926 Earle Hyman, American stage and screen actor (The Cosby Show - "Russell Huxtable"; ThunderCats; Coriolanus), born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina (d. 2017)
  • 1926 Jean Alexander, British actress (Coronation Street - "Hilda Ogden"), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2016)
  • 1929 Liselotte Pulver [Lilo Pulver], Swiss actress (One, Two, Three, Das Wirtshaus im Spessart), born in Bern, Switzerland
  • 1935 Frederick Combs, American stage and screen actor (The Boys In The Band), playwright, and director, born in Portsmouth, Virginia (d. 1992)
  • 1941 Charles Shyer, American film director (Private Benjamin), born in Los Angeles, California

Amitabh Bachchan

1942 Amitabh Bachchan, Indian actor (The Great Gatsby), born in Uttar Pradesh, India

  • 1944 Rodney Marsh, British football forward (9 caps; QPR, Manchester City) and broadcaster (Sky Sports), born in Hatfield, England
  • 1946 Felton Perry, American actor (Magnum Force, Sudden Death), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950 Amos Gitai, Israeli filmmaker (Neo-Fascist Trilogy, Golem, Arena of Murder), born in Haifa, Israel
  • 1950 Catlin Adams, American actress (Ms Loomis-Square Pegs), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953 David Morse, American actor (St Elsewhere, House, Inside Moves), born in Beverly, Massachusetts
  • 1957 Dawn French, Welsh comedian and TV actress (Supergrass, French & Saunders, The Vicar of Dibley), born in Holyhead, Wales
  • 1957 Paul Bown, English actor (Watching), born in Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
  • 1961 Neil Buchanan, English television presenter (Finders Keepers), born in Aintree, Liverpool, England
  • 1962 Joan Cusack, American actress (Working Girl, SNL, Addams Family Values), born in Evanston Illinois
  • 1962 Leslie Landon, American actress (Etta Plum-Little House on Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962 Nicola Bryant, English actress (Doctor Who-Peri Brown), born in Guildford, Surrey, England
  • 1964 Michael J. Nelson, American actor (Mystery Science Theater 3000), born in St. Charles, Illinois
  • 1965 Sean Patrick Flanery, American actor (Young Indiana Jones, Powder), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Luke Perry

1966 Luke Perry, American actor (Beverly Hills 90210, Riverdale), born in Mansfield, Ohio (d. 2019)

  • 1966 Rikishi [Solofa F. Fatu Jr.], Samoan American professional wrestler, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1967 Artie Lange, American comedian (The Howard Stern Show), actor (Beer League), and writer, born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • 1967 Sean Moynihan, American actor (Powell-One Life to Live), born in Burlington, Vermont
  • 1967 Tazz [Peter Senercia], American professional wrestler and commentator, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1967 Tony Chimel, American professional wrestling announcer, born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey
  • 1968 Jane Krakowski, American actress (30 Rock), born in Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey
  • 1970 Constance Zimmer, American actress (Unreal), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1971 Natalie Jay, English actress (Baywatch), born in Hendon, London
  • 1972 Claudia Black, Australian actress (Stargate SG-1), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1973 Takeshi Kaneshiro, Taiwanese-Japanese actor and model, born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1976 Emily Deschanel, American actress (Bones), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1977 Matthew Bomer, American actor (The Normal Heart), born in Webster Groves, Missouri
  • 1979 Andy Douglas, American professional wrestler, born in Kentucky
  • 1979 Bae Doona, South Korean model and actress, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1981 Beau Brady, Australian actor (Home and Away), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1984 Martha MacIsaac, Canadian actress (Superbad), born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
  • 1985 Michelle Trachtenberg, American actress (Harriet the Spy), born in New York