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, Netherlands (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 lyricist (Candid Camera theme), writer, TV host (Spin the Picture), and actor, born in Haddonfield, New Jersey (d. 2021)
  • 1923 Cyril Shaps, British actor, producer and voice artist (The Pianist), born in Highbury, London (d. 2003)
  • 1924 Terry Gibbs [Julius Gubenko], American jazz vibraphonist and band leader (The Dream Band; 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 Tommy Whittle, British jazz tenor saxophonist (Ted Heath; BBC Show Band), and bandleader, born in Grangemouth, Scotland (d. 2013)
  • 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

Paul SimonPaul Simon (81 years old)

1941 American multiple Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter (Simon & Garfunkel - "The Sound of Silence"; solo - "Kodachrome"; "Still Crazy After All These Years"; "Graceland"), and actor (One Trick Pony), born in Newark, New Jersey

  • 1942 Pamela Tiffin, American actress (Viva Max!), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2020) [1]
  • 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 pop singer ("Paper Roses"), and actress (Goin' Coconuts), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1962 Kelly Preston, American actress (Mischief, Twins, A Tigers Tale), born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 2020)
  • 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
  • 1971 Billy Bush, American radio and TV host, born in Manhattan, New York

Sacha Baron CohenSacha Baron Cohen (51 years old)

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

  • 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
  • 1984 Misono [Kōda], Japanese pop singer (Day After Tomorrow; "It's All Love!"), and TV personality (Quiz! Hexagon II), born in Kyoto, Japan
  • 2001 Caleb McLaughlin, American actor (Stranger Things), born in Carmel, New York
  • 2324 Beverly Crusher, fictional doctor on "Star Trek: The Next Generation", born in Copernicus City, Luna