On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on September 1

  • 1566 Edward Alleyn, English actor and founder of Dulwich College, born in London, England (d. 1626)
  • 1873 Guy Standing, English actor (Cradle Song), born in London, England (d. 1937)
  • 1884 Sigurd Wallén, Swedish actor and film director (Ebberöds bank, Med folket för fosterlandet), born in Tierp, Uppsala län, Sweden (d. 1947)
  • 1895 Edit Angold, German actress (Suspense, Molly, Blue Angel), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1971)
  • 1898 Marilyn Miller [Renolds], American actress (Sunny) and wife of Jack Pickford, born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 1936)
  • 1899 Richard Arlen, American actor (Apache Uprising, Wings), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 1976)
  • 1904 Johnny Mack Brown, American actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail), born in Dothan, Alabama (d. 1974)
  • 1920 Richard Farnsworth, American actor (Misery, Havana, Sylvester), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2000)
  • 1922 Il Mattatore [Vittorio Gassman], Italian actor, director and screenwriter (Scent of a Woman, War & Peace), born in Genoa, Italy (d. 2000)
  • 1922 Yvonne De Carlo [Middleton], Canadian-American actress (10 Commandments; The Munsters-Lily), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2007)
  • 1928 George Maharis, American actor (Buz-Route 66, Most Deadly Game), born in Astoria, Queens, New York
  • 1937 Ron O'Neal, actor (Superfly), born in Utica, New York
  • 1939 Lily Tomlin, American comedienne and actress (9 to 5, Laugh-in, All of Me), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1943 Don Stroud, American actor (Coogan's Bluff, Buddy Holly Story), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1950 Phillip Fulmer, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (Tennessee 152-52) and CBS analyst, born in Winchester, Tennessee

Person of interestPhil McGraw

1950 Phil McGraw, American psychologist, author and TV personality (Dr. Phil, The Oprah Winfrey Show), born in Vinita, Oklahoma

Psychologist and TV Personality Phil McGraw
Psychologist and TV Personality
Phil McGraw

  • 1951 David Bairstow, English cricket wicket keeper, broadcaster (4 Tests; father of England Test 'keeper Jonny), born in Bradford, Yorkshire (d. 1998)
  • 1953 Beau Billingslea, American voice actor
  • 1953 Ted Petty, American professional wrestler (d. 2002)
  • 1959 Kenny Mayne, American sports journalist, broadcaster (ESPN), born in Kent, Washington
  • 1961 Scott "Bam Bam" Bigelow, WWF wrestler (Wrestlemania XI), born in Secaucus, New Jersey (d. 2007)
  • 1962 Tony Cascarino, Irish soccer striker, broadcaster (88 caps Rep of Ireland), born in St Paul's Cray, Kent, England
  • 1964 Cécilia Rhode, Swedish model
  • 1964 Ray D'Arcy, Irish DJ and TV presenter
  • 1966 Katja Bienert, actress (Praxis Bulowbogen), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1970 Hwang Jung-min, South Korean actor
  • 1970 Padma Lakshmi, Indian actress
  • 1971 Ricardo Antonio Chavira, American actor
  • 1971 Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka, Fijian-born American professional wrestler, born in Suva, Fiji (d. 2017)
  • 1972 Doug Williams, British professional wrestler
  • 1973 Ram Kapoor, Indian actor (Kasamh Se), born in Jalandhar, India
  • 1973 Polly Shannon, Canadian actress
  • 1975 Scott Speedman, English-born actor
  • 1977 Shoshana Bean, American stage actress
  • 1977 Aamir Ali, Indian television actor
  • 1989 Juliana Lohmann, Brazilian actress
  • 1996 Zendaya [Coleman], American actress (Shake it Up), singer and dancer, born in Oakland, California