On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on September 10

  • 1872 Josephina "Frieda" Herberich, German actress (Salontiroler, Verdoold Sheep), born (d. 1958)
  • 1882 Paul Harvey, American actor (Spellbound, Calamity Jane, Heldorado, Jamboree), born in Sandwich, Illinois (d. 1955)
  • 1893 Al "Fuzzy" St John, American actor (Lash of the West), born in Santa Ana, California (d. 1963)
  • 1897 Hilde Hildebrand [Emma Minna Hildebrand], German actress (Port of Freedom), born in Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany (d. 1976)
  • 1897 David L. Snell, American pianist and composer for films (MGM Studio), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1967) 
  • 1898 Bessie Love, American actress (Broadway Melody, Children of Damned), born in Midland, Texas (d. 1986)
  • 1912 Mary Walter, Filipino actress (Shake, Rattle and Roll, Tatlo, Dalawa, Isa), born in Sorsogon, Philippine Islands (d. 1993)
  • 1915 Redmond "Edmond" O'Brien, American actor (The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Sam Benedict, Johnny Midnight), born in NYC, New York (d. 1985)
  • 1918 Rin Tin Tin, German shepherd dog who was a Hollywood star (Where the North Begins) (d. 1932)
  • 1920 Egbert van Paridon, Dutch actor and director (Flodder, The Assault), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 2011)
  • 1927 Gwendoline "Gwen" Watford, British actress (Present Laughter, Cleopatra, Taste the Blood of Dracula), born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • 1929 Pentti Siimes, Finnish actor (Miriam), born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 2016)
  • 1931 Philip Baker Hall, American actor (Secret Honor, Hard Eight, Magnolia), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1932 Bo Goldman, American screenwriter (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), born in New York City
  • 1934 Charles Kuralt, newscaster (On the Road), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • 1935 John Palmer, American news anchor (NBC Weekend News), born in Kingsport, Tennessee
  • 1939 Greg Mullavey, American actor (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman - "Tom Hartman"; Rituals - "Eddie Gallagher"), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1943 "Superstar" Billy Graham [Eldridge Coleman], American professional wrestler, WWF Heavyweight Champion (1977-8), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1943 Daniel Truhitte, American actor (The Sound of Music - "Rolfe"), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1945 Tom Ligon, American actor (Joyride), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1948 Judy Geeson, English actress (To Sir With Love, Berserk), born in Arundel, England
  • 1948 Tony Gatlif, Algerian-born French film director, born in Algiers, French Algeria
  • 1949 Don Muraco, American professional wrestler (WWF), born in Sunset Beach, Hawaii
  • 1949 Bill O'Reilly, American TV host and commentator (The O'Reilly Factor), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953 Amy Irving, American actress (Yentl, Carrie, Crossing Delancy), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1957 Brian Fitzpatrick, American actor (Loving - "Rick Alden"), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1957 Kate Burton, American actress (Ice Storm, Grey's Anatomy), born in Geneva, Switzerland

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1960 Colin Firth, English actor (Bridget Jones' Diary, The King's Speech), born in Grayshott Hampshire

  • 1960 Miranda Wilson, American actress (Sandra-Santa Barbara), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1963 Susan Gautier-Smith, British TV producer (d. 1996)
  • 1965 Allison Daughtry, actress (Guilding Light)
  • 1968 Guy Ritchie, British film director (Sherlock Holmes), born in Hartfield, England
  • 1969 Jonathon Schaech, American actor
  • 1972 James Duval, American actor (Donnie Darko), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1972 Anurag Kashyap, Indian film director, writer, producer and actor (Gangs of Wasseypur, Satya, Black Friday), born in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • 1974 Ryan Phillippe, American actor (Cruel Intentions, Shooter), born in New Castle, Delaware
  • 1975 Temple Taggart, Miss USA-Utah (Top 6 in 1997) and Donald Trump accuser, born in Cedar City, Utah
  • 1979 Jacob Young, American actor and singer (All My Children), born in Renton, Washington
  • 1986 Hiroki Uchi, Japanese Idol singer, model and actor, born in Habikino, Japan
  • 1990 Chandler Massey, actor (Days of our Lives), born in Atlanta, Georgia