On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on October 22

Person of interestSarah Bernhardt

1844 Sarah Bernhardt, French actress (Camille, Queen Elizabeth), born in Paris, France (d. 1923) (birth poss 23rd Oct)

Stage and Film Actress Sarah Bernhardt
Stage and Film Actress
Sarah Bernhardt
  • 1876 [Joseph Jacinto] Jo Mora, Uruguayan-born American cartoonist, cowboy and illustrator who lived with the Hopi tribe and wrote extensively of his experiences, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 1947)
  • 1891 Parker Fennelly, American comedian and actor (d. 1988)
  • 1900 James Hall, American actor (Hell's Angels, Four Sons), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1940)
  • 1903 Curly Howard {Jerome Lester Horwitz}, American vaudevillian actor and comedian (The Three Stooges), born in Brooklyn New York (d. 1952)
  • 1904 Constance Bennett, American actress (Easiest Way, Ladies in Love), born in NYC, New York (d. 1965)
  • 1908 John Sutton, British actor (The Three Musketeers, Tower of London, Return of Fly), born in Rawalpindi, Punjab, British India (d. 1963)
  • 1908 John Gould, American humorist, essayist, and columnist (d. 2003)
  • 1910 Tamara Desni [Brodsky], German-born British actress (The Green Finger, Hell's Cargo), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2008)
  • 1912 Frances Drake [Dean], American actress (Mad Love, The Invisible Ray), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • 1913 Patricia "Boots" Mallory, American dancer and actress (Handle With Care), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1958)
  • 1916 Sid Miller, Shenandoah Pa, actor (Donald O'Connor Texaco Show)

Person of interestJoan Fontaine

1917 Joan Fontaine, British-American actress (Gunga Din, Ivanhoe, Rebecca), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2013)

Actress Joan Fontaine
Actress
Joan Fontaine
  • 1920 Mitzi Green [Elizabeth Keno], American child actress (Huckleberry Finn, Little Orphan Annie), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1969)
  • 1922 Antonius "Ton" Lensink, Dutch actor (Rituelen), born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1997)
  • 1928 Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Brazilian movie director (Como Era Gostoso o Meu Francês, Vidas Secas), born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 2018)
  • 1938 Christopher Lloyd, American actor (Taxi, Back to the Future), born in Stamford, Connecticut,
  • 1938 Derek Jacobi, actor (Lanner-Strauss Family, Dead Again), born in London, England
  • 1939 Tony Roberts, actor (Annie Hall, Edge of Night, Lucie Arnaz Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1941 Charles Keating, English actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World), born in London, England, (d. 2014)
  • 1942 Annette Funicello, singer and actress (Mickey Mouse Club), born in Utica, New York, (d. 2013)
  • 1943 Catherine Deneuve [Dorleac], actress (Repulsion, Hunger), born in Paris, France
  • 1943 Robert Long [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen)
  • 1943 Jan de Bont, Dutch film director
  • 1945 Yvan Ponton, Canadian actor and television host
  • 1946 Claude Charron, French-Canadian politician and TV personality
  • 1947 Lee Meredith [Judith Lee Sauls], River Edge NJ, actress (Producers)

Person of interestJeff Goldblum

1952 Jeff Goldblum, American actor (Fly, Jurassic Park, Independence Day), and jazz pianist (The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra), born in West Homestead, Pennsylvania

  • 1959 Todd Graff, American actor (Five Corners, Dominic & Eugene), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959 Marc Shaiman, American film and Broadway composer (When Harry Met Sally; Hairspray), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1961 Robert Torti, American actor
  • 1966 Valeria Golino, Italian actress (Rain Man, Little Flames), born in Naples, Italy
  • 1967 Carlos Mencia, Honduras-born American comedian
  • 1968 Jay Johnston, American actor and comedian (Mr. Show)
  • 1969 Cuty [Yumi] Suzuki, Kawaguchi Japan, wrestler (Japan)
  • 1969 Spike Jonze [Adam Spiegel], American director and film producer (Her, Three Kings, Where the Wild Things Are), born in Rockville, Maryland
  • 1972 Saffron Burrows, English-American actress (Boston Legal), born in London
  • 1972 D'Lo Brown, American professional wrestler
  • 1976 Helen Svedin, Swedish model
  • 1981 Michael Fishman, American actor (DJ in Roseanne), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1990 Jonathan William Lipnicki, actor (Jeff Foxworthy Show, Jerry McGuirre)
  • 1992 Sofia Vassilieva, American actress (Medium), born in n Minneapolis, Minnesota