Birthdays in Film & TV on September 22

  • 1290 Bilbo Baggins, fictional main character of J. R. R. Tolkien's 1937 novel The Hobbit, born in Shire Reckoning
  • 1884 Minerva Urecal [Dunnock], American stage, radio, and screen character actress (Accent on Love; The Adventures of Tugboat Annie; Peter Gunn; The 7 Faces of Dr. Lao), born in Eureka, California (d. 1966)
  • 1885 Erich von Stroheim, Austrian-American film director and actor (Greed; La Grande Illusion; Sunset Boulevard), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1957)
  • 1886 Hobart Cavanaugh, American actor (Border Town, Black Angel), born in Virginia City, Nevada (d. 1950)
  • 1888 Sophia "Sophie" Hermse, actress (But a Dream, Vorstenschool), (d. 1975)
  • 1892 Billy West [Roy B Weissburg], Russian actor, Charlie Chaplin impersonator and silent film director (Further Perils of Laurel & Hardy), born in Russia (d. 1975)
  • 1892 Frank Sullivan, American humorist (NYer Magazine), born in Saratoga Springs, New York (d. 1976)
  • 1892 Hans Albers, German actor (Blue Angel), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1960)
  • 1894 John Gough, American actor (Smooth as Satin, In the Land of the Tortilla, Circus Kid), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1968)

Paul MuniPaul Muni (1895-1967)

American actor (Angel on My Shoulder, Juarez), born in Lviv, Ukraine

  • 1898 Katherine Alexander, American actress, born in Fort Smith, Arkansas (d. 1977)
  • 1902 John Houseman, Romanian actor (The Paper Chase, Rollerball, The Fog), born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1988)
  • 1909 Allan "Rocky" Lane, American western cowboy actor (voice of Mr Ed, Red Ryder), born in Mishawaka, Indiana (d. 1973)
  • 1909 Harry Ray, American film make-up artist, costume designer and actor (Avanti!), born in West Virginia
  • 1912 Martha Scott, American actress (The Ten Commandments, Our Town, Ben-Hur), born in Jamesport, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • 1915 Arthur Lowe, British actor (Dad's Army, Kind Hearts and Coronets, The Ruling Class), born in Hayfield, Derbyshire (d. 1982)
  • 1917 Peter Adams [James H Adams II], American actor (Zorro, Kraft Mystery Theater, Alternative), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1987)
  • 1919 Jack Russell, American singer (Your Show of Shows), born in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • 1925 Virginia Capers, American actress (Raisin, White Mama, Original Intent), born in Sumter, South Carolina (d. 2004)
  • 1928 Eugene Roche, American actor (Foul Play, Slaughterhouse Five), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2004)
  • 1936 Art Metrano, American comedian (Amy Prentiss, Joanie Loves Chachi), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1940 Anna Karina, Danish French 'New Wave' actress (Alphaville), born in Solbjerg, Denmark (d. 2019)
  • 1945 Paul LeMat, American actor (American Graffiti, Melvin and Howard), born in Rahway, New Jersey
  • 1952 Gary Holton, English actor and musician (d. 1985)
  • 1953 Tomasz Wójtowicz, Polish volleyball player (Olympic gold 1976; World C'ship gold 1974; Legia Warsaw, Santal Parma) and broadcaster, born in Lublin, Poland (d. 2022)
  • 1954 Shari Belafonte Harper, American actress (Julie-Hotel), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957 Lynn Herring, American actress (Lucy Coe-General Hospital), born in Enid, Oklahoma
  • 1961 Bonnie Hunt, American comedian, actress (Cheaper By The Dozen), director, SCreenwriter, and television host, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1961 Catherine Oxenberg, American actress (Dynasty; Overexposed), born in NYC, New York
  • 1962 Jesse "James" Dupree, American rock singer-songwriter, guitarist (Jackl - "The Lumberjack"), and television personality (Full Throttle Saloon), born in Kennesaw, Georgia
  • 1962 Rob Stone, American actor (Kevin-Mr Belvedere), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1967 Kim Watkins, Australian television presenter
  • 1967 Matt Besser, American comedian, born in Little Rock Arkansas
  • 1970 Rupert Penry-Jones, English actor (Spooks, The Strain), born in London, England
  • 1974 Yoo Chae-yeong, South Korean singer and actress (Cool), born in South Korea (d. 2014)
  • 1979 Michael Graziadei, American actor (The Young and the Restless), born in Germany
  • 1980 Fernanda Tavares, Brazilian supermodel, born in Natal, Brazil
  • 1981 Ashley Eckstein, American actress (voice of Ahsoka Tan in Star Wars), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1981 Subaru Shibutani, Japanese singer, dancer, actor (Kanjani8)

Billie PiperBillie Piper (40 years old)

1982 English singer and actress (Dr Who), born in Swindon, Wiltshire, England

  • 1982 Mandy Chiang, Hong Kong singer and actress, born in Hong Kong
  • 1984 Laura Vandervoort, Canadian actress (Haven, Smallville), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1984 Misha Green, American screen writer, director and producer (Lovecraft Country), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1984 Theresa Fu, Hong Kong singer and actress
  • 1985 Tatiana Maslany, Canadian actress (Orphan Black), born in Regina, Saskatchewan
  • 1987 Tom Felton, English Actor (Draco Malfoy in Harry Potter films), born in Epsom, England
  • 1992 Lauren Patten, American actress and singer (Jagged Little Pill musical), born in Downers Grove, Illinois
  • 1995 Juliette Goglia, American actress (That's So raven), born in Los Angeles, California