Birthdays in Film & TV on October 4

  • 1886 Luis Alberni, Spanish character actor (The Lady Eve, Topaze), born in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain (d. 1962)
  • 1892 Luis Trenker, South Tyrolean film producer, director and actor (Berge in Flammen), born in Urtijëi, Tyrol (d. 1990)
  • 1894 Cliff Hall [Robert Clifford Hall], American actor (At This Moment, Dutch Treat, Crime Photographer), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1972)

Buster KeatonBuster Keaton (1895-1966)

American actor and comedian (Navigator, Steamboat Bill Jr, The General), born in Piqua, Kansas

  • 1900 Robert Shayne [Shaen Dawe], American stage and screen character actor (Invaders from Mars; The Adventures of Superman; Tora! Tora! Tora!), born in Yonkers, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1904 Jimmy Ritz [Samuel Joachim], American vaudevillian, actor and comedian (Ritz Brothers - The Gorilla;, Hi'ya, Chum; Straight, Place and Show), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1985)
  • 1916 George Sidney, American film director (d. 2002)
  • 1916 Jan Murray, American comedian and TV game show host (Treasure Hunt, Who Killed Teddy Bear), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2006)

Charlton HestonCharlton Heston (1923-2008)

American actor (The Ten Commandments; Ben-Hur; Planet of Apes), born in Wilmette, Illinois,

  • 1928 Torben Ulrich, Danish tennis player, musician, writer, filmmaker and father of Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich, born in Frederiksberg, Denmark
  • 1929 Scotty Beckett, American actor (Our Gang, Listen Darling, Battleground), born in Oakland, California (d. 1968)
  • 1932 Felicia Farr [Olive Dines], American model and actress (Charley Varrick, Kotch), born in Westchester, New York
  • 1935 Eddie Applegate, American actor (The Patty Duke Show), born in Wyncote, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • 1942 Christopher Stone, actor (Dave-Dallas, Interns), born in Manchester, New Hampshire
  • 1942 Jenny Arean [Joanna Klarenbeek], Dutch actress (Paul Chevrolet)
  • 1944 Rocío Dúrcal, Spanish singer and actress (d. 2006)
  • 1945 Clifton Davis, American actor (That's My Mama; Amen) and singer-songwriter ("Never Can Say Goodbye"), born in Chicago, Illinois

Susan SarandonSusan Sarandon (76 years old)

1946 American actress (Dead Man Walking, The Client) also known for her social and political activism, born in Queens, New York

  • 1949 Armand Assante, American actor (Private Benjamin, Unfaithfully Yours), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950 Meg Bennett, actress (Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951 Alan Rosenberg, American actor (Civil Wars, LA Law, Cybill), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1953 Tchéky Karyo, Turkish-French actor
  • 1956 Christoph Waltz, German Austrian actor (Django Unchained), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1957 Bill Fagerbakke, American actor (Coach - "Dauber"; SpongeBob - "Patrick Star"), born in Fontana, California
  • 1957 Kyra Schon, American actress (Night Of The Living Dead), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1958 Anneka Rice, Dutch TV hostess
  • 1960 Jennifer Anglin, Adrian Mich, actress (Cheryl-General Hospital)
  • 1961 David W Harper, American actor (The Waltons - "Jim Bob"), born in Abilene, Texas
  • 1961 Mary Ellen Stuart, American actress (Frannie Crawford-As the World Turns), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 1964 Francis Magalona, Filipino Pinoy hip-hop rapper, songwriter, and television personality (Eat Bulaga!, 1995-2009), born in Manila, Philippines (d. 2009)
  • 1964 Mark McLemore, American MLB baseball player, 1986-2004 (California Angels, Texas Rangers, and 5 other teams), and broadcaster (Texas Rangers), born in San Diego, California
  • 1967 Ekin Cheng Yee-Kin, Hong Kong actor and Cantopop singer, born in Hong Kong
  • 1967 Liev Schreiber, American actor (Spotlight), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1974 Claudia Elena Vasquez, Miss Universe-best costume (Colombia, 1997)
  • 1974 Paco León, Spanish actor
  • 1976 Alicia Silverstone, American actress (Clueless, Batman Forever), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1976 Cabral Ibacka, Romanian actor and television presenter
  • 1978 Ko Soo, South Korean television and movie actor
  • 1979 Caitriona Balfe, Irish actress (Outlander), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1979 Rachael Leigh Cook, American actress (She's All That), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1979 Stefan Booth, British actor (Eastenders)
  • 1980 Jimmy Workman, actor (Pugsley-Addams Family)
  • 1980 Nick Mohammed, English actor (Ted Lasso), born in Leeds, England
  • 1980 Tim Peper, American actor
  • 1983 Vicky Krieps, Luxembourgish actress (Corsage), born in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
  • 1987 Michael Roman, actor (Al-One Life to Live)
  • 1988 Melissa Benoist, American actress and singer (Glee, Supergirl), born in Littleton, Colorado