Birthdays in Film & TV on October 21

  • 1880 Viking Eggeling, Swedish artist/filmmaker (Symphonie Diagonale), born in Lund, Sweden (d. 1925)
  • 1895 Edna Purviance, American silent film actress, worked with Charlie Chaplin (The Kid), born in Paradise Valley, Nevada (d. 1958)
  • 1895 J Delos Jewkes, American light opera, vaudeville, choral (Mormon Tabernacle), film and television bass singer, and actor (Stars And Stripes Forever; The Music Man; The Andy Griffith Show), born in Orangeville, Utah (d. 1984)
  • 1902 Lillian Bronson, American actress (Next Voice you Hear), born in Lockport, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1905 Carleton Young, American actor (Reefer Madness, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance), born in Westfield, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1911 Peter Graves, British actor (Paradise Lagoon, Admirable Crichton), born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • 1916 Andrea Checchi, Italian actor (The Lady Without Camelias, Two Anonymous Letters), born in Florence, Tuscany (d. 1974)
  • 1921 Sir Malcolm Arnold, British trumpeter, and classical and film score composer (The Bridge On The River Kwai), born in Northampton, England (d. 2006)
  • 1924 Joyce Randolph, American actress (The Honeymooners - "Trixie Norton"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1926 Leonard Rossiter, British actor (Rising Damp, The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1984)
  • 1931 Shammi Kapoor, Indian actor and director known as the "Elvis Presley of India" (Amaran, Brahmachari, Vidhaata), born in Bombay, British India (d. 2011)
  • 1933 Georgia Brown [Lilian Klot], British cabaret stage, and screen singer and actress (Oliver!; Shoulder To Shoulder), born in East End of London, England (d. 1992)
  • 1933 Matt Bennett, American actor (Hickey & Boggs; The Unholy Rollers), born in Greenup, Kentucky (d. 1991)
  • 1940 Julie Parrish, Middlesboro Ky, actress (Good Morning World, Capitol)

Judith SheindlinJudith Sheindlin (80 years old)

1942 American jurist and television personality (Judge Judy), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1943 Paula Kelly, American dancer and actress (Night Court - "Liz"), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1945 Everett McGill, actor (Jezebel's Kiss, Silver Bullet), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1948 Tom Everett, American actor
  • 1952 Patti Davis [Patricia Ann Reagan], singer/actress/writer, Ronald and Nancy's daughter
  • 1953 Eleonora Giorgi, actress (Nu de Femme, To Forget Venice), born in Rome, Italy

Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher (1956-2016)

American actress (Princess Leia in Star Wars, When Harry Met Sally...) and writer (Postcards from the Edge), born in Burbank, California

  • 1959 Ken Watanabe, Japanese actor
  • 1959 Tony Ganios, American Actor
  • 1961 Mark Finch, film festival organiser
  • 1967 John Flaherty, American baseball catcher (Tampa Bay Devil Rays, New York Yankees) and broadcaster (YES Network, NY Yankees), born in NYC, New York
  • 1972 Felicity Andersen, Australian actress
  • 1972 Masakazu Morita, seiyu and actor
  • 1976 Jeremy Miller, West Covina California, actor (Ben-Growing Pains)
  • 1978 Will Estes, American actor

Kim KardashianKim Kardashian (42 years old)

1980 American media and TV personality (Keeping Up with the Kardashians) and businesswoman, born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1982 Matt Dallas, American Actor
  • 1983 Aaron Tveit, American actor (Tony award for Moulin Rouge!), born in Middletown New York
  • 1985 Maximillian Roeg, English actor (Aria), born in London
  • 1986 Alex Kew, British actor
  • 1986 Christopher Uckermann, Mexican-Swedish actor, and singer in the Latin pop group RBD, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1992 Hari Nef, American actress (Transparent) and model (1st openly transgender model on a British cover), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania