Birthdays in Film & TV on October 5

  • 1878 Louise Dresser [Kerlin], American actress (Maid of Salem), born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 1965)
  • 1886 Carter DeHaven, American actor (Courage Great Dictator), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1977)
  • 1902 Larry Fine, [Laurence Feinberg], PA, comedian (3 Stooges)
  • 1905 John Hoyt, American actor (Gimme a Break, Tom Dick & Mary), born in Bronxville, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1905 Harriet E MacGibbon, American actress, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • 1911 Flann O'Brien, Irish humorist (d. 1966)
  • 1919 Allen Ludden, Mineral Point Wisc, TV host (Password)
  • 1919 Donald Pleasence, English actor (Fantastic Voyage, Halloween), born in Worksop, England
  • 1919 Robin Bailey, Hucknall England, actor (See No Evil, Screamtime)
  • 1923 Glynis Johns, Pretoria South Africa, actress (Mary Poppins)
  • 1924 Bill Dana, Quincy Mass, comedian and actor (Jose Jimenez)
  • 1924 Barbara Kelly, Canadian-born actress (d. 2007)
  • 1925 Gail Davis, actress (Annie Oakley), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1997)
  • 1929 Skip Homeier, actor (Beachhead, Dan Raven, Interns), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1933 Diane Cilento, Australian actress (Agony & Ecstasy, Wicker Man), born in Brisbane, Queensland (d. 2011)
  • 1935 Peter Brown [Pierre Lind de Lappe], actor (Lawman, Laredo, Bold & Beautiful), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1939 Marie LaforĂȘt, French singer and actress
  • 1943 Inna Churikova, Russian actress (Theme)
  • 1948 Sal Viscuso, American actor (Soap, Montefuscos), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1948 Russell Mael, American singer, engineer and director (Sparks), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1950 Jeff Conaway, American actor (Bobby-Taxi, Loving), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951 Karen Allen, Illinois, actress (Cruising, Starman, Wanderers)
  • 1952 Clive Barker, English author and film director (Hellraiser, Lord of Illusions)
  • 1952 Duncan Regehr, Canadian actor
  • 1952 Gigi Sabani, Italian TV host (d. 2007)
  • 1954 Duncan Regehr, Alberta Canada, actor (Wizards & Warriors)
  • 1957 Bernie Mac, American comedian (d. 2008)
  • 1958 Shell Kepler [Michelle Alaine Kepler], American actress (General Hospital), born in Painesville, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • 1960 Daniel Baldwin, American actor
  • 1962 Caron Keating, British television personality (d. 2004)
  • 1963 Sophie Favier, Lyon France, actress (Sans Interdits)
  • 1965 Penny Baker, playmate (January, 1984), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1967 Guy Pearce, Anglo-Australian actor
  • 1969 Karyn Parsons, actress (Hilary-Fresh Prince of Bel Air) [or Oct 8 66]
  • 1970 Josie Bissett, American actress (Jane Mancini-Melrose Place), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1971 Coni Lyn Hull, Jackson Michigan, Miss America-Michigan (1996)
  • 1974 Douglas Emerson, actor (Robbie-Herbie the Love Bug), born in Glendale, California

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1975 Kate Winslet, British actress (Titanic, Revolutionary Road), born in Reading, Berkshire, England

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  • 1975 Scott E Weinger, American actor (Steve Taylor-Family Man, Full House), born in NYC, New York
  • 1975 Parminder Nagra, English actress
  • 1976 Song Seung-hun, South Korean actor
  • 1978 Morgan Webb, Canadian-born television presenter
  • 1979 Yao Chen, Chinese actress and Sina Weibo personality, born in Shishi City, Quanzhourn
  • 1983 Jesse Eisenberg, American actor, author and playwright (The Social Network), born in Queens, New York
  • 1988 Bobby Edner, American actor
  • 1988 Maja Salvador, Filipina Actress
  • 1990 Myles Jeffrey, American actor