Birthdays in Film & TV on September 18

  • 1901 Harold Clurman, American theatrical producer and director (Deadline at Dawn), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1905 Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, American comedian and actor (The Jack Benny Program), born in Oakland, California (d. 1977)

Person of interestGreta Garbo

1905 Greta Garbo, Swedish actress (Ninotchka, Grand Hotel, Camille), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1990)

Actress Greta Garbo
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  • 1914 Jack Cardiff, British cinematographer (Black Narcissus), born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk (d. 2009)
  • 1916 Rossano Brazzi, Italian actor (Final Justice, South Pacific, The Barefoot Contessa), born in Bolognia, Italy (d. 1994)
  • 1917 June Foray, American voice actress (Cinderella, Cindy Lou Who), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2017)
  • 1920 Jack Warden [John Lebzelter Jr], American character actor (Shampoo, Heaven Can Wait, Brian's Song), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2006)
  • 1922 Grayson Hall [Shirley Grossman], American actress (The Night of the Iguana, Dark Shadows), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1985)
  • 1924 Zelda Fichandler, American theater director and producer (Raisin, K2), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • 1928 Phyllis Kirk [Kirkegaard], American actress (Thin Man, Red Button's Show), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1932 Jack Mullaney, American actor (My Living Doll, It's About Time), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1982)
  • 1933 Robert Blake, American actor (Baretta, Little Rascals, Coast to Coast), born in Nutley, New Jersey
  • 1939 Fred Willard, American comedian (Fernwood 2 Night, Real People), born in Shaker Heights, Ohio
  • 1940 Frankie Avalon [Francis Avallone], American actor and singer (Beach Party, Venus), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1941 Mariangela Melato, Italian actress (Flash Gordon, Summer Night), born in Milan, Italy (d. 2013)
  • 1944 Rocío Jurado, Spanish singer and actress, born in Chipiona, Spain (d. 2006)

  • 1946 Nicholas Clay, English actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover), born in Streatham, London (d. 2000)
  • 1949 Billy Drago, American actor known for his roles as a villain (Pale Rider, The Untouchables), born in Hugoton, Kansas
  • 1950 Shabana Azmi, Indian actress (Ankur, Neerja), born in Hyderabad, India
  • 1955 Jeana Tomasino, playmate (Nov, 1980), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1955 Bob Papenbrook, American voice actor (d. 2006)
  • 1959 Mark Romanek, American filmmaker

Person of interestJames Gandolfini

1961 James Gandolfini, American actor (The Sopranos), born in Westwood, New Jersey (d. 2013)

  • 1964 Holly Robinson, actress (21 Jump Street), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1967 Tara Fitzgerald, actress (Siren), born in Sussex, England
  • 1970 Aisha Tyler, American actress and comedian

Person of interestJada Pinkett Smith

1971 Jada Pinkett Smith, American actress (Set it Off, Nutty Professor, Menace II Society), born in Baltimore, Maryland

  • 1972 Michael Landes, actor (American Summer)
  • 1973 James Marsden, American actor
  • 1974 Xzibit [Alvin Nathaniel Joiner], American rapper and actor (At the Speed of Life, Pimp My Ride), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1975 Jason Sudeikis, American actor and comedian
  • 1978 Shelly Moore, Miss Teen USA (Tennessee, 1997)
  • 1978 Pilar López de Ayala, Spanish actress
  • 1979 Alison Lohman, American actress
  • 1981 Jennifer Tisdale, American actress and model
  • 1986 Keeley Hazell, British model
  • 1987 Jinkx Monsoon [Jerick Hoffer], American drag queen, actor and singer (RuPaul's Drag Race season 5 winner), born in Portland, Oregon