Birthdays in Film & TV on October 13

  • 1853 Lillie Langtry [Emilie Charlotte Le Breton], American actress (His Neighbor's Wife), born in Jersey, Channel Islands (d. 1929)
  • 1853 Maria "Beppie" Bakker, Dutch actress and wife of Piet Vink Senior (d. 1949)
  • 1889 Douglass Dumbrille, Canadian actor (Mr Deed Goes to Town), born in Hamilton, Ontario (d. 1974)
  • 1891 Irene Rich [Luther], American actress (Beau Brummell, Champ), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1988)
  • 1895 Vera [Veronica] Bondam, Flemish actress (Een brief van de generaal), born in The Hague, Holland (d. 1982)
  • 1901 Edward Chapman, British actor (Things to Come, Promoter, Rembrandt), born in Harrogate, Yorkshire (d. 1977)
  • 1903 Patsy Moran, American actress (Children of the Wild), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1968)
  • 1904 Wilfred Pickles, British actor (Billy Liar, Gay Dog), born in Halifax, Yorkshire, England (d. 1978)
  • 1907 Yves Allégret, French film director, born in Asnières-sur-Seine, France (d. 1987)
  • 1911 Ashok Kumar [Dadamoni, Kumudlal Kunjilal Ganguly], Indian actor (Mahal, Afsana), born in Bhagalpur, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 2001)
  • 1912 Cornel Wilde [Kornel Lajos Weisz], Hungarian-American actor (Sword of Lancelot, High Sierra, 5th Musketeer), born in Prievidza, Hungary (d. 1989)
  • 1918 Jack MacGowran, Irish actor (King Lear, The Quiet Man, The Exorcist), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1973)
  • 1918 Robert Walker, American actor and writer (Strangers on a Train, Bataan, Madame Curie), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 1951)
  • 1920 Albert Hague [Marcuse], German-American actor, singer and composer (Fame, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2001)
  • 1920 Laraine Day [La Raine Johnson], American actress (Dr. KIldaire, Foreign Correspondent), born in Roosevelt, Utah (d. 2007)
  • 1921 Harper MacKay, American orchestra leader (NBC Follies), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1995)

  • 1921 Yves Montand [Ivo Livi], Italian-French actor and singer (Z, Napoleon, Grand Prix), born in Monsummano Terme, Italy (d. 1991)
  • 1922 Alan Scott, American TV host and songwriter (Spin the Picture), born in Haddonfield, New Jersey
  • 1923 Cyril Shaps, British actor, producer and voice artist (The Pianist), born in Highbury, London (d. 2003)
  • 1924 Terry Gibbs, American jazz vibraphonist and band leader (Steve Allen Comedy Hour), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1925 Lenny Bruce [Leonard Schneider], American comedian, arrested on obsenity, born in Mineola, New York (d. 1966)
  • 1926 Walter "Killer" Kowalski, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Windsor, Canada (d. 2008)
  • 1932 Jack Colvin, American actor (Incredible Hulk), born in Lyndon, Kansas (d. 2005)
  • 1932 Liliane Montevecchi, French-Italian actress, dancer, and singer (Nine, Grand Hotel), born in Paris, France (d. 2018)
  • 1935 Philippine Aeckerlin, Dutch actress (Oh Venus, Daddy Longlegs), born in Schiebroek, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1936 Cliff Gorman, American actor (Boys in the Band, Angel), born in Queens, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1938 Jim McMullan, American actor (Dr McDaniel-Ben Casey), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1939 Melinda Dillon, American actress (Close Encounters, Slap Shot), born in Hope, Arkansas
  • 1941 Paul Simon, American singer and actor (Kodachrome, 1 Trick Pony), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1942 Pamela Tiffin, American actress (Viva Max!), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1946 Demond Wilson, American actor (Sanford & Son, Baby I'm Back), born in Valdosta, Georgia
  • 1949 Marisol Malaret, 1st Puerto Rican Miss Universe (1970), born in Utuado, Puerto Rico
  • 1950 Ellen Brusse [Elizabeth Wenmakers], Dutch TV hostess, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1952 Beverly Johnson, American model and actress (Ashanti Land of No Mercy), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1956 Chris Carter, American television producer (The X-Files), born in Bellflower, California
  • 1959 Marie Osmond, American singer and actress (Paper Roses, Goin' Coconuts), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1962 Kelly Preston, American actress (Mischief, Twins, A Tigers Tale), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1964 Christopher Judge, American-Canadian actor (Stargate SG-1), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967 Kate Walsh, American actress (Grey's Anatomy), born in San Jose, California
  • 1968 Tisha Campbell, American actress (Gina-Martin, House Party), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1969 Cady McClain, American actress (Dixie Martin-All My Children), born in Burbank, California
  • 1970 Mel Jackson, African-American actor (Soul Food) and R&B musician, born in Chicago, Illinois

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1971 Sacha Baron Cohen, British comedian and actor (Ali G, Borat), born in London, England

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  • 1971 Billy Bush, American radio and TV host, born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1973 Nanako Matsushima, Japanese actress (Ring), born in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • 1974 Hawick Lau, Hong Kong Chinese actor (Sealed with a Kiss) and singer, born in Hong Kong
  • 1977 Kiele Sanchez, American actress (The Glades), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 2324 Beverly Crusher, fictional doctor on "Star Trek: The Next Generation", born in Copernicus City, Luna