Birthdays in Film & TV on October 16

  • 1883 Vasiliki Maliaros, Greek actress (The Exorcist), born in Athens, Greece (d. 1973)
  • 1900 Lloyd Corrigan, American actor (Papa Dodger, The Manchurian Candidate), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1969)
  • 1903 Rex Bell [George Francis Beldam], American cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns) and 21st Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1962)
  • 1905 Wild Bill Elliott [Gordon Nance], American actor (Beyond the Sacramento), born in Pattonsburg, Missouri (d. 1965)
  • 1917 Alice Pearce, American comedienne and actress (On the Town, Bewitched), born in NYC, New York (d. 1966)
  • 1921 Michael Conrad, American actor (Delvecchio, Hill St Blues), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)
  • 1922 Max Bygraves [Walter William Bygraves], British actor (Charley Moon, Spare the Rod, Tom Brown's School Days), born in London, England (d. 1912)
  • 1922 Robert Urquhart, Scottish actor (Dunkirk, Bulldog Breed, Dark Avenger), born in Ullapool, Scotland (d. 1995)
  • 1923 Linda Darnell, American actress (Unfaithfully Yours, A Letter to Three Wives), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1965)

Person of interestAngela Lansbury

1925 Angela Lansbury, British actress (Gaslight, Murder She Wrote), born in London, England

  • 1927 Lee Montague, British actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust), born in London, England
  • 1928 Ann Morgan Guilbert, American actress (The Dick Van Dyke Show), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2016)
  • 1929 Fernanda Montenegro [Arlette Torres], Brazilian actress, often described as the greatest Brazilian actress of all time (Central Station, Coce de Mãe), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1930 Carmen Sevilla, Spanish actress, singer and TV presenter (Vengeance, Searching for Monica, Don Juan), born in Seville, Spain
  • 1931 Rosa Rosal [Florence Gayda], Filipino actress and humanitarian described as "original femme fatale of Philippine cinema", born in Manila, Philippine Islands
  • 1936 Peter Bowles, English actor

  • 1937 Tony Anthony, Clarksburg WV, actor (Treasure of 4 Crowns)
  • 1938 Nico (born Christa Päffgen; singer-songwriter, fashion model, actress) (d. 1988)
  • 1940 Barry Corbin, actor (Maurice-Northern Exposure)
  • 1941 Tim McCarver, baseball catcher (Phils, Mets)/sportscaster (ABC, CBS)
  • 1944 Johnny Washbrook, actor (Ken-My Friend Flicka), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1946 Tariq Yunus, Indian actor (Bollywood, Ashanti, Deceivers), born in Karachi, India (d. 1994)
  • 1946 Suzanne Somers, San Bruno California, actress (3's Company, Step by Step)
  • 1948 Michael Tylo, American actor (Guiding Light, Blade-Young & Restless), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1948 Hema Malini, Indian Actress
  • 1951 Daniel Gerroll, actor (Big Business), born in London, England
  • 1952 Ron Taylor, American actor (d. 2002)
  • 1953 Martha Smith, actress (Animal House)/playmate (July 1973), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1954 Stephen Mellor, American actor
  • 1955 Ellen Dolan, Monticello IO, actress (Guiding Light, Margo Hughes-ATWT)
  • 1958 Tim Robbins, actor (Bull Durham, Shawshank Redemption), born in West Covina, California
  • 1961 Randy Vasquez, American actor
  • 1963 Missy Hyatt, wrestling manager (WCW, ECW), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1967 Davina McCall, British television presenter
  • 1968 Randall Batinkoff, American actor (For Keeps), born in Monticello, New York
  • 1968 Elsa Zylberstein, French actress
  • 1969 Terri J. Vaughn, American actress
  • 1969 Takao Ōmori, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1970 Kazuyuki Fujita, Japanese professional wrestler and mixed martial arts fighter
  • 1971 Kathryn J Taylor, Miss USA-Kansas (1997)
  • 1973 Peter Polaco, American professional wrestler
  • 1974 Deo Grech, Maltese television presenter, songwriter
  • 1975 Kellie Martin, Riverside CA, actress (Life Goes On, Cristy)
  • 1980 Jeremy Jackson, actor (Shout, Baywatch), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1981 Caterina Scorsone, Canadian actress (Alice, The November Man), born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1984 Trevor Blumas, Canadian actor