Birthdays in Film & TV on September 11

  • 1881 Asta Nielsen, Danish actress (Joyless Street), born in Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1972)
  • 1909 Anne Seymour, American actress (Gemini Affair, Empire, Tim Conway Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1988)
  • 1915 Athena Lorde, American actress (Fuzz, Skin Game, Firecreek), born in New York City

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1916 Ed Sabol, American filmmaker (NFL Films), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey

American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Ed Sabol
American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films
Ed Sabol
  • 1917 Henderson Forsythe, Macon MO, actor (Crisis at Central High)
  • 1921 Edwin Richfield, British Actor (d. 1990)
  • 1923 Alan Badel, actor (Shogun), born in Manchester, England
  • 1923 Betsy Drake, fitness expert/actress (Every Girl Should be Married)
  • 1926 Lee Richardson, actor (Sweet Lorraine, Fly 2, Tiger Warsaw), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1927 Vernon Corea, Sri Lankan broadcaster (d. 2002)
  • 1928 Earl Holliman, Delhi La, actor (Police Woman, Tribes, Cry Panic)
  • 1930 Cathryn Damon, actress (Mary-Soap, She's Having a Baby), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1934 Ian Abercrombie, English actor (Birds of Prey, Desperate Housewives), born in Grays
  • 1936 Charles Dierkop, LaCrosse Wisc, actor (Det Pete Royster-Police Woman)
  • 1940 Brian DePalma, film director (Body Double, Dressed to Kill), born in Newark, New Jersey

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1942 Tom Dreesen, American comedian (Tim Ried's partner), born in Harvey, Illinois

Comedian Tom Dreesen
Tom Dreesen
  • 1942 Lola Falana [Loletha Elayne], American singer and actress (Golden Boy, A Man Called Adam), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • 1950 Amy Madigan, actress (Uncle Buck, Twice in a Lifetime), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954 Reed Birney, Alexandria Va, actor (Greatest Man in the World)
  • 1956 Tony Gilroy, American screenwriter and director
  • 1958 Scott Patterson, American actor
  • 1958 Roxann Dawson, American actress
  • 1958 Phoef Sutton, American television writer and producer
  • 1961 Virginia Madsen, actress (Dune, Hot Spot, Class), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1961 Elizabeth Daily, American actress and singer (Buttercup-The Powerpuff Girls), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962 Kristy McNichol, actress (Buddy-Family, Barbara-Empty Nest), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963 Colin Wells, English actor
  • 1964 Roxanne Biggs-Dawson, actress (B'Elanna Torres-Star Trek Voyager)
  • 1965 Paul Heyman, American wrestling manager
  • 1969 Laura Sisk, Maryland, actress (Allison Rescott-Loving)
  • 1970 Taraji P. Henson, American actress and singer
  • 1971 Johnny Vegas, English comedian (Ideal, The Libetine), born in St. Helens, Merseyside, England
  • 1977 Ludacris [Christopher Bridges], American rapper and actor (Back for the First Time, Fast and Furious), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • 1979 Ariana Richards, Healdsburg CA, actress (Spaced Invaders, Prancer)
  • 1979 Steve Hofstetter, comedian & radio personality
  • 1982 Shriya Saran, South Indian actress
  • 1987 Tyler Hoechlin, American actor