Birthdays in Film & TV on October 9

  • 1878 Robert Warwick, American actor (Falcon's Adventure), born in Sacramento, California (d. 1964)
  • 1884 Martin Elmer Johnson, American adventurer and filmmaker, born in Rockford, Illinois (d. 1937)
  • 1886 Frank Newburg, American actor (Homemaker), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1969)
  • 1888 Hank Patterson, American actor (Gunsmoke, Fred Ziffel-Green Acres), born in Springville, Alabama (d. 1975)
  • 1888 Irving Cummings Sr, American silent screen actor and director (Curly Top), born in NYC, New York (d. 1959)
  • 1893 Heinrich George [Georg August Friedrich Hermann Schulz], German actor (Hitlerjunge Quex), born in Stettin, Pomerania, Germany (d. 1946)
  • 1900 Alastair Sim, Scottish actor (Christmas Carol, Stage Fright), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1976)
  • 1904 Wally Brown, American actor (Zombies on Broadway, Girl Rush), born in Malden, Massachusetts (d. 1961)
  • 1905 Howard St John, American actor (Born Yesterday, Li'l Abner), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1974)
  • 1914 Edward Andrews, American actor (Tea & Sympathy, Glass Bottom Boat), born in Griffin, Georgia (d. 1985)
  • 1918 Lila Kedrova, Russian-born actress (Zorba the Greek (1964), Sword of the Valiant, The Tenant), born in Petrograd, Russia (d. 2000)
  • 1921 Michel Boisrond, French film director and screenwriter, born in Châteauneuf-en-Thymerais, France (d. 2002)
  • 1922 Philip "Fyvush" Finkel, American actor (Boston Public, Picket Fences), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1923 Donald Sinden, English actor (Doctor at Large, Mogambo, Simba), born in St Budeaux, Plymouth, (d. 2014)
  • 1925 Robert Finch, American politician (8th U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare), born in Tempe, Arizona (d. 1995)
  • 1925 Johnny Stompanato, American organized crime figure and abusive partner of actress Lana Turner, born in Woodstock, Illinois (d. 1958)

  • 1926 Danièle Delorme [Gabrielle Girard], French actress (Pardon My Affair), born in Paris (d. 2015)
  • 1930 David Rounds, American actor (Terence-Beacon Hill, Alice, The Blue and The Grey), born in Bronxville, New York (d. 1983)
  • 1931 Anthony "Tony" Booth, British actor and father of Cherie Blair (Till Death Us Do Part), born in Liverpool, Lancashire (d. 2017)
  • 1932 Judy Tyler [Judith Mae Hess], American actress (Jailhouse Rock, Bop Girl Goes Calypso) and Miss Stardust (1949), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1957)
  • 1935 Jules Croiset, Dutch actor (Help, Doctor Verzuipt!), born in Deventer, Netherlands
  • 1935 Paul Beers, Dutch actor (Mother Courage & Her Children)
  • 1936 Brian Blessed, English actor (King Arthur, High Road to China), born in Mexborough, Yorkshire, England
  • 1947 Tony Zappone, American broadcaster and journalist, born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1950 Gary Frank, American actor (Enemy Territory, Deadly Weapon), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1951 Richard Chaves, American actor (Cease Fire, Predator), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1951 Robert Wuhl, American actor (Bull Durham, Good Morning Vietnam), born in Union, New Jersey

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1952 Sharon Osbourne, English-American music manager, TV personality (X-Factor, America's Got Talent) and wife of Ozzy Osbourne, born in London

Music Manager and TV Personality Sharon Osbourne
Music Manager and TV Personality
Sharon Osbourne
  • 1953 Tony Shalhoub, American actor (Antonio Scarpacci-Wings, Big Night), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • 1954 Scott Bakula, American actor (Quantum Leap, Gung Ho, Murphy Brown), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1955 Linwood Boomer, Canadian-American actor (Adam-Little House on the Prairie), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1958 Michael Paré, American actor (Eddie and the Cruisers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1961 Jean Sagal, American actress (Kate-Double Trouble, Grease 2), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961 Liz Sagal, American actress (Allison-Double Trouble, Grease 2), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964 Guillermo del Toro, Mexican film director (Pan's Labyrinth), born in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • 1967 Carling Bassett-Seguso, Canadian tennis player and actress (Spring Fever, 2 x WTA titles), born in Toronto, Canada
  • 1967 Eddie Guerrero, American-Mexican professional wrestler, born in El Paso, Texas (d. 2005)
  • 1969 Steve McQueen, British filmmaker and artist (12 Years a Slave), born in London, England
  • 1970 Park Sang-min, South Korean actor (General's Son), born in Changwon, South Korea
  • 1970 Savannah [Shannon Michelle Wilsey], American pornographic film actress, born in Laguna Beach, California (d. 1993)
  • 1972 Sarah Vandenbergh, Australian actor (Neighbours), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1973 Erin Daniels, American actress (The L Word), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1974 Kieren Hutchison, New Zealand actor (Shortland Street), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1976 Nick Swardson, American stand up comedian and actor (Reno 911!), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1978 Randy Spelling, American actor (Sean Richards-Sunset Beach), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1979 Brandon Routh, American actor (Superman Returns), born in Norwalk, Iowa
  • 1979 Alex Greenwald, American musician (Phantom Planet), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1981 Zachery Ty Bryan, American actor (Brad-Home Improvement), born in Aurora, Colorado
  • 1992 Tyler James Williams, American actor (Everybody Hates Chris), born in Westchester County, New York
  • 1994 Jodelle Ferland, Canadian actress (Silent Hill), born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1996 Bella Hadid [Isabella Khair Hadid], American fashion model, born in Los Angeles, California