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Birthdays in Film & TV on September 23

  • 1897 Walter Pidgeon, Canadian actor (Mrs Miniver, Madame Curie), born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada (d. 1984)
  • 1920 Mickey Rooney, American Emmy award-winning actor (Boys Town, The Black Stallion), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1925 Barry Linehan, actor (Bullseye, Dark Places, Witchcraft)
  • 1925 Eleonora Rossi Drago [Palmira Omiccioli], Italian actress (Le amiche), born in Quinto al Mare, Genoa (d. 2007)
  • 1929 Wally Whyton, musician/broadcaster
  • 1930 Colin Blakely, Northern-Irish character actor (Shattered, Equus, King Lear), born in Bangor, County Down (d. 1987)
  • 1938 Romy Schneider, actress (Bloodline, Death Watch), born in Vienna, Austria

Person of interestTom Lester

1938 Tom Lester, American actor (Green Acres - Eb), born in Jackson, Mississippi (d. 2020)

Actor Tom Lester
Tom Lester
  • 1939 Janusz Gajos, Polish actor
  • 1945 Paul Petersen, actor (Jeff Stone-Donna Reed Show), born in Glendale, California
  • 1947 Mary Kay Place, American actress (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman - "Loretta"), and country singer ("Baby Boy"), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1954 Charlie Barnett, American actor (d. 1996)
  • 1955 Patti Weaver, WV, actress (Days of our Life, Gina-Young & Restless)
  • 1956 Lili Carati, Miss Italy 1975 and actress (Alcove), born in Varese, Italy (d. 2014)
  • 1956 Maren Jensen, Arcadia California, actress (Athena-Battlestar Galactica)
  • 1957 Rosalind Chao, American actress

  • 1959 Jason Alexander [Greenspan], American actor (George Costanza-Seinfeld), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1961 Elizabeth Peña, American actress (La Bamb; Jacob's Ladder), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, (d. 2014)
  • 1961 Kenneth "Chi" McBride, American actor, born in Chicago Illinois
  • 1965 Mark Woodforde, Australian tennis player (12 x Grand Slam doubles titles; 5 x GS mixed doubles titles; Olympic gold 1996) and broadcaster (Fox Sports, ESPN), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1967 LisaRaye, American actress
  • 1968 Yvette Fielding, English television presenter (Blue Peter), born in Manchester, England
  • 1971 Osamu Nishimura, wrestler (NJPW)
  • 1974 Matt Hardy, American professional wrestler
  • 1974 Harumi Inoue, Japanese actress and model
  • 1975 Jaime Bergman, American model and actress
  • 1976 Faune A. Chambers, American actress
  • 1976 Kip Pardue, American actor and model
  • 1977 Susan Tamim, Lebanese singer and actress (Studio El Fan), born in Beirut, Lebanon (d. 2008)
  • 1978 John "Worm" Miller, American filmmaker, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1978 Keri Lynn Pratt, American film and television actress (Jack & Bobby), born in Concord, New Hampshire
  • 1978 Anthony Mackie. American stage and screen actor (Brother To Brother; The Hurt Locker - "Sgt. Sanborn"; Captain America -"Falcon"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1980 Cameron Litvack, American television producer
  • 1981 Misti Traya, American actress
  • 1984 Anneliese van der Pol, American actress

Person of interestHasan Minhaj

1985 Hasan Minhaj, American stand-up comedian (Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj), born in Davis, California

Comedian Hasan Minhaj
Hasan Minhaj