Birthdays in Film & TV on October 19

  • 1903 Tor Johnson [Tore Johansson], Swedish wrestler and actor (Bride of the Monster), born in Kalmar län, Sweden (d. 1971)
  • 1909 Robert Beatty, Ontario, actor (Amorous Mr Pawn, Where Eagles Dare)
  • 1915 Farid al-Atrash, Syrian composer, musician, and actor (d. 1974)
  • 1916 David Lewis, actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1920 LaWanda Page [Alberta Peal], American actress (Aunt Esther-Sanford & Sons), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2002)
  • 1921 George Nader, American actor (Robot Monster, Away All Boats), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1925 Bernard Hepton, Bradford England, actor (6 Wives of Henry VIII)
  • 1927 Pierre Alechinsky, Belgian painter/director (Cobra)
  • 1928 Buff Cobb, Florence Italy, actress (Masquerade Party)
  • 1932 Lloyd Haynes, South Bend Indiana, actor (Pete Dixon-Room 222)
  • 1932 Robert Reed, Highland Park Ill, actor (Mike-Brady Bunch, Nurse)
  • 1936 Tony Lo Bianco, actor (Ann Jillian Story, Hizzoner!), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937 Nicholas Palmer, television writer/producer
  • 1937 Sean Garrison, American actor (Up Periscope, Splendor in the Grass), born in NYC, New York
  • 1940 Michael Gambon, English actor (Singing Detective, Paris at Night)
  • 1941 Simon Ward, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers), born in London, England (d. 2012)
  • 1944 Keith Adrian, [Johnson], Indies/Dutch actor (Intrepid Mr Twist)
  • 1945 Divine [Harris Glenn Milstead], American actress, drag queen, and international icon of bad taste cinema (Pink Flamingos), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1988)
  • 1945 John Lithgow, actor (Harry & Hendersons, Pelican Brief), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1946 Kenneth Washington, African-American actor (Sgt Richard Baker-Hogan's Heroes, Westworld)
  • 1951 Annie Golden, actress (Forever Lulu, Hair), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1952 Veronica Judith Sainz Castro, Mexican spanish singer/actress (Nana)
  • 1955 Pat Klous, Hutchinson Ks, actress (Marcy-Flying High, Judy-Love Boat)
  • 1955 Melpo Kosti, Greek actress
  • 1956 Sunny Deol, Indian actor
  • 1958 John Bloom, [Joe Bob Briggs], drive-in movie critic
  • 1958 Tiriel Mora, Australian actor
  • 1958 Lou Briel, Puerto Rican singer and actor
  • 1960 Jennifer Holliday, singer/actress (Dream Girls), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1964 Ty Pennington [Gary Tygert Burton], American television host (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1966 Amy Linker, American actress (Lewis & Clark, Lauren-Square Pegs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1966 Anna Clark, playmate (Apr, 1987), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1966 Jon Favreau, actor/writer (Swingers)
  • 1966 Roger R. Cross, Jamaican-born actor
  • 1970 Chris Kattan, American comedian and actor
  • 1974 Joy Bryant, American actress (Parenthood, Antwone Fisher), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1976 Amber Hamilton, Auburn Washington, Miss America-Washington (1996)
  • 1976 Omar Gooding, American actor
  • 1976 Desmond Harrington, American actor
  • 1977 Jason Reitman, Canadian filmmaker
  • 1980 Benjamin Salisbury, actor (Brighton Sheffield-Nanny), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota