Birthdays in Film & TV on September 2

  • 1896 Amanda Randolph, American jazz and blues piano player and singer; stage, radio, and screen actress (The Laytons; Amos 'n Andy - "Ramona"; Danny Thomas Show - "Louise"), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1967)
  • 1902 Marjorie Warfield, American stage, radio, and silent film actress, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • 1906 Vera Vague [Barbara Jo Allen], American actress (Sleeping Beauty, Follow the Leader), born in NYC, New York (d. 1974)
  • 1911 Eileen Way, British actress (Les Miserables, Rainbow, Vikings, Assassin), born in Surrey, England (d. 1994)
  • 1915 Meinhardt Raabe, American actor (The Wizard of Oz), born in Watertown, Wisconsin (d. 2010)
  • 1916 Penny Santon [Pierina Burlando], American actress (Fletch, Roll Out, Matt Houston), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1925 Ronnie Stevens, actor (Rodney-Dick & Duchess), born in London, England
  • 1927 Francis Matthews, British actor (Paul Temple, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons), born in York, England (d. 2014)
  • 1927 Leonard Katzman, TV producer
  • 1929 Hal Ashby, American film director (d. 1988)
  • 1929 Victor Spinetti, Welsh actor (A Hard Day's Night, Help!), born in Cwm, Ebbw Vale, Wales (d. 2012) [1]
  • 1930 Andrey Petrov, Soviet-Russian classical and film score composer (Creation of the World), born in Leningrad, USSR (now St. Petersburg, Russia) (d. 2006)
  • 1937 Derek Fowlds, British actor (Yes Minister, The Basil Brush Show), born in London, England (d. 2020)
  • 1938 Glyn Worsnip, British radio and television presenter (That's Life!), born in Highnam, Gloucestershire (d. 1996)
  • 1938 Mary Jo Catlett, American stage and screen character actress (Hello Dolly!; Diff'rent Strokes - "Pearl"; SpongeBob SquarePants - "Mrs. Puff"), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1940 Beverly Sanders, actress (Lotsa Luck, CPO Sharkey), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1940 Harry Northup, American actor (The Silence of the Lambs, Taxi Driver), born in Amarillo, Texas
  • 1941 John Thompson, American Basketball Hall of Fame center, coach and broadcaster (NBA C'ship 1965, 66, Boston Celtics; coach NCAA C'ship 1984, Georgetown), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2020)
  • 1943 Đorđe Novković, Croatian pop singer-songwriter (Pro Arte), and television personality (Hrvatski Idol), born in Vladimirci, German-occupied Serbia (d. 2007)
  • 1946 Luis Avalos, actor (Condo, E/R, I Had 3 Wives), born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1948 Terry Bradshaw, NFL quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers)/announcer (CBS, FOX)
  • 1950 Rosanna DeSoto, American actress
  • 1950 Yuen Wah, Chinese actor and stuntman
  • 1951 Mark Harmon, American actor (St Elsewhere, NCIS), born in Burbank, California
  • 1951 Michael Gray, American actor (Shazam!, Brian Keith Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1955 Linda Purl, actress (Gloria-Happy Days, Matlock), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1961 Anthony Wong [Chau-sang], Hong Kong actor (The Untold Story), born in Hong Kong
  • 1962 Eugenio Derbez, Mexican comedian and actor
  • 1962 Prachya Pinkaew, Thai film director

Keanu ReevesKeanu Reeves (58 years old)

1964 Canadian actor (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure; The Matrix), and rock bassist (Dogstar), born in Beirut, Lebanon

  • 1965 Partho Sen-Gupta, Indian filmmaker

Salma HayekSalma Hayek (56 years old)

1966 Mexican American actress (Desperado, Frida), born in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico

  • 1966 Tuc Watkins, American actor
  • 1968 Cynthia Watros, American actress
  • 1969 Mark Brettschneider, American actor (Jason-One Life to Live), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1971 Katt [Micah Sierra] Williams, American comedian, actor, rapper, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1971 Pawan Kalyan, Indian actor
  • 1971 Shauna Sand, actress (Renegade), born in San Diego, California
  • 1974 Daniel Southworth, American actor and stunt performer
  • 1976 Erin Hershey, American actress.
  • 1979 Ron Ng, Hong Kong actor
  • 1981 Bracha van Doesburgh, Dutch actress
  • 1981 Fariborz Kamkari, Iranian film director and producer
  • 1982 Mandy Cho, Hong Kong actress