On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on September 14

  • 1900 Sidney Marion, American actor (Outlaws is Coming, Quicksand), born in Massachusetts (d. 1965)
  • 1904 Gaston Vandermeulen, Flemish actor (Heilig Experiment, The Arrival of Joachim Stiller), born in Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1984)
  • 1907 Cecil Brown, American war correspondent (worked closely with Edward R. Murrow during WW II), born in New Brighton, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • 1910 Jack Hawkins, British actor (Lawrence of Arabia, Ben-Hur Just Men, Zulu, Malta Story), born in London, England (d. 1973)
  • 1914 Pietro Germi, Italian actor, writer and director (Divorce Italian Style, The Facts of Murder), born in Genoa, Italy (d. 1974)
  • 1914 Lída Baarová [Ludmila Babková], Czech actress (Die Fledermaus, Virginity), born in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 2000)
  • 1914 Clayton Moore, American actor (The Lone Ranger), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • 1915 Douglas Kennedy, American actor (Dark Passage, The Lone Ranger & the Lost City of Gold), born in NYC, New York (d. 1973)
  • 1918 Jack Somack, American actor (Ball Four, The Frisco Kid, Stockard Channing Show), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1983)
  • 1919 Kay Medford [ Margaret Kathleen Regan], American actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1920 Bud Palmer, American basketball player (NY Knicks) and sportscaster, born in Hollywood, California (d. 2013)
  • 1921 Hughes Rudd, American news anchor (CBS Morning News), born in Waco, Texas (d. 1992)
  • 1922 Michel Auclair [Vladimir Vujović], German actor (Funny Face, Day of the Jackal), born in Koblenz, Weimar Republic (d. 1988)
  • 1929 Maurice Vachon, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2013)
  • 1933 Harve Presnell, American actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown), born in Modesto, California (d. 2009)
  • 1933 Zoe Caldwell, Australian actress (Prime of Miss Jean Brodie), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  • 1936 Nicol Williamson, Scottish actor (Excalibur, Spawn), born in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 2011)
  • 1936 Walter Koenig, actor (Checkov-Star Trek), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944 Joey Heatherton, American dancer and actress (Bluebeard), born in Rockville Center, New York

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1947 Sam Neill, New Zealand actor (Jurassic Park, Dead Calm, The Piano), born in Omagh, Northern Ireland

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  • 1959 Mary Crosby, American actress (Kristin-Dallas, Ice Pirates), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960 Anthony Addabbo, American actor (Jason-Generations), born in Coral Gables, Florida (d. 2016)
  • 1960 Melissa Leo, American actress (All My Children), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1960 Callum Keith Rennie, British-Canadian actor, born in Sunderland, England
  • 1961 Antonia De Sancha, English actress and lover of British MP David Mellor, born in London, England
  • 1964 Faith Ford, American actress (Another World, Corky-Murphy Brown), born in Alexandria, Louisiana
  • 1968 Dan Cortese, American actor and TV host (Jess Hanson-Melrose Place), born in Sewickley, Pennsylvania
  • 1970 Satoshi Kojima, Japanese professional wrestler (NJPW), born in Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1970 Robert Ben Garant, American screenwriter and actor (Reno 991!), born in Cookeville, Tennessee
  • 1971 Kimberly Williams, American actress (Father of the Bride), born in Rye, New York
  • 1973 Tony Bui, Vietnamese-American film director (Three Seasons), born in Saigon, Vietnam
  • 1973 Mike Ward, French-Canadian comedian, born in Quebec City, Quebec
  • 1973 Andrew Lincoln [Clutterbuck], English actor (The Walking Dead), born in London, England
  • 1978 Carmen Kass, Estonian model (estimated to have been the second-highest-paid model in the world in 2002), born in Talinn, Estonia
  • 1981 Miyavi, Japanese singer and actor, born in Konohana-ku ward, Osaka, Japan
  • 1982 Hiroki Narimiya, Japanese actor, born in Tokyo
  • 1984 Adam Lamberg, American actor (The Lizzie McGuire movie), born in NYC, New York
  • 1985 Aya Ueto, Japanese actress and singer, born in Nerima, Tokyo
  • 1986 A.J. Trauth, American actor (Even Stevens), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1988 Kirsten Haglund, American activist and beauty queen (Miss America 2008), born in Farmington Hills, Michigan
  • 1989 Jesse James, American actor (The Amityville Horror), born in Palm Springs, California