Birthdays in Film & TV on October 2

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1890 Groucho Marx, [Julius], American comedian (Marx Bros, You Bet Your Life), born in NYC, New York

Comedian Groucho Marx
Comedian
Groucho Marx
  • 1895 Bud Abbott, Asbury Pk NJ, comedian (Abbott & Costello)
  • 1907 William Marshall, producer/director/actor/singer (Blackmail)
  • 1914 Charles Drake, Bayside actor (Air Force, Glenn Miller Story), born in NYC, New York
  • 1917 Charles Drake, American actor (d. 1994)
  • 1919 Shirley Clarke, film director
  • 1929 Moses Gunn, actor (Amityville II, Good Times, Shaft), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1938 Rex Reed, movie critic/actor (Myra Breckinridge), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1938 Waheed Murad, Pakistani film actor and director (d. 1983)

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1942 Steve Sabol, American filmmaker (35 Emmy awards, founder of NFL Films), born in Moorestown, New Jersey (d. 2012)

American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Steve Sabol
American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films
Steve Sabol
  • 1943 Anna Ford, British broadcaster/actress (Secret Policeman's Ball)
  • 1943 Henri SZEPS, Lausanne Switzerland, actor (Mother & Son)
  • 1946 Roger Jett, Cumberland Maryland, actor (Smithereens)
  • 1946 Eric Peterson, Canadian actor
  • 1948 Avery Brooks, Evansville Ind, actor (Spenser for Hire, Deep Space 9)
  • 1948 Persis Khambatta, actress (Star Trek, Megaforce), born in Mumbai, India
  • 1950 Ian McNeice, English actor
  • 1951 Romina Power, daughter of Tyrone Power and actress (Justine), born in Los Angeles, California

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1951 Sting [Gordon Sumner], British actor, songwriter and singer (The Police), born in Wallsend, Northumberland

Singer and Actor Sting
Singer and Actor
Sting
  • 1954 Lani O'Grady, actress (Mary-8 is Enough), born in Walnut Creek, California
  • 1954 Lorraine Bracco, actress (Sopranos, Goodfellas), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1955 Kathryn Morrison playmate (May, 1978), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1957 Kimberly Herrin, playmate (March, 1981), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1962 Esai Morales, American actor (Bad Boys, La Bamba), born in NYC, New York
  • 1962 Aziz M. Osman, Malaysian actor and director
  • 1964 Sherry Arnett, playmate (Jan, 1986), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1965 Francesca Dellera, [Cervellera], actress (Capriccio), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1965 Jill Powell, American actress (Marcy-As The World Turns), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1966 Yokozuna, [Rodney Anoia], wrestler (WWF/NJPW/AWA, Wild Samoan Kokina)
  • 1969 Mitch English, American actor
  • 1969 Jun Akiyama, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1970 Kelly Ripa, actress (Hayley Vaughan-All My Children), born in Statford, New Jersey
  • 1970 Maribel VerdĂș, Spanish actress
  • 1972 Patricia Gauani, Miss USA-Delaware (1997)
  • 1972 Tara Dawn Holland, American pageant contestant (Miss America 1997), born in Overland Park, Kansas
  • 1973 Efren Ramirez, American actor
  • 1974 Simon Gregson [Simon Gregory], British actor (Coronation Street), born in Manchester, England
  • 1974 Michelle Krusiec, American actress
  • 1986 Camilla Belle, American actress (Rip Girls), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1993 Tara Lynne Barr, American actress