Birthdays in Film & TV on September 26

  • 1877 Edmund Gwenn, English actor (Miracle on 34th Street), born in London, England (d. 1959)
  • 1887 Antonio Moreno, Spanish actor and director (It, Careers), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1967)
  • 1894 Gladys Brockwell, American actress (Long Pants, Oliver Twist), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1929)
  • 1895 Fay Holden, British actress (Mother-Andy Hardy films), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1973)
  • 1897 Wilhelmina Johanna "Willy" Haak, Dutch actress and acting teacher (GoetheJane Eyre), born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1968)
  • 1901 Donald Cook, American actor (Too Young To Go Steady), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1961)
  • 1901 George Raft, American actor (Each Dawn I Die, Scarface, Some Like It Hot), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • 1907 Ralph Michael, British actor (Quest, Doctor in the House), born in London (d. 1994)
  • 1919 Barbara Britton [Brantingham], American actress (Captain Kidd, Young & Willing, Mr. and Mrs. North), born in Long Beach, California (d. 1980)
  • 1923 Dharam Devdutt "Dev" Anand, Indian comedian, actor, director and producer, born in Shakargarh, Punjab, British India (d. 2011)
  • 1926 Julie London, American pop singer ("Cry Me A River"), and actress (Emergency - "Nurse MaColl"), born in Santa Rosa, California (d. 2000)
  • 1927 Joyce Jameson, American comedienne and actress (Spike Jones Show, The Outlaw Josey Wales), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • 1928 Bob Van der Veken, Belgian actor (Alle maten), born in Antwerp, Belgium
  • 1930 Philip Bosco, American actor (Trading Places, Lend Me a Tenor), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2018)
  • 1932 Richard Herd, American actor (V: The Final Battle), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1933 Donna Douglas, American actress (Elly May Clampett-The Beverly Hillbillies), born in Pride, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • 1937 Joop Admiraal, Dutch actor and director (You Are My Mother), born in Ophemert, Gelderland, Netherlands (d. 2006)
  • 1938 Lennie Bennett [Michael Berry], British comedian and TV game show host (Lucky Ladders), born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England (d. 2009)
  • 1939 Ricky Tomlinson, English actor and comedian (Mike Bassett: England Manager), born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England
  • 1941 Martine Beswick, English actress (Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde), born in Port Antonio, Jamaica
  • 1942 Kent McCord, American actor (Officer Jim Reed- "Adam 12"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1943 Ian Chappell, Australian cricket batsman and captain (75 Tests; 5,345 @ 42.42, 14 x 100s, TS 196; South Australia) and broadcaster (9 Network), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1944 Anne Robinson, English television host (The Weakest Link), born in Crosby, Lancashire, England
  • 1944 Victoria Vetri, American model and Playboy playmate (Sep 1967, Playmate of the Year 1968), convicted of manslaughter, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1946 Mary Beth Hurt, American actress (Garp, Interiors), born in Marshalltown, Iowa
  • 1947 Graham Faulkner, English actor (Brother Sun Sister Moon), born in London, England

Olivia Newton-JohnOlivia Newton-John (1948-2022)

British-Australian Grammy Award-winning pop singer ("Hopelessly Devoted to You"; "Physical"), and actress (Grease), born in Cambridge, England

  • 1950 Simon Brint, British comic actor, musician, and television composer (French and Saunders; A Bit of Fry & Laurie; Monarch of the Glen), born in High Ham, Somerset, England (d. 2011)
  • 1952 James Keane, American actor (Willis Bell-Paper Chase), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1952 Predrag Miletić, Serbian actor, born in Niš, Serbia

Linda HamiltonLinda Hamilton (66 years old)

1956 American actress (Beauty & the Beast, Terminator films), born in Salisbury, Maryland

  • 1962 Melissa Sue Anderson, American actress (Little House on the Prairie), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1963 Lysette Anthony, English actress (Angelique-Dark Shadows, Switch), born in London, England
  • 1964 Ty Miller, American actor (The Kid-Young Riders), born in Granada Hills California
  • 1965 Alexandra Lencastre, Portuguese actress, born in Lisbon, Portugal

Jill SolowayJill Soloway (57 years old)

1965 American writer and director (Afternoon Delight), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • 1967 Martha Nix, American actress (Serena in The Waltons), born in Orange County, California
  • 1968 Jim Caviezel, American actor, born in Mount Vernon, Washington
  • 1969 Anthony Kavanagh, French Canadian comedian, actor and singer, born in Longueuil, Canada
  • 1970 Rachel Jacobs, American actress (It's Not Easy), born in Ririe, Idaho
  • 1970 Sheri Moon Zombie, American actress, born in San Jose, California
  • 1975 Jake Paltrow, American film director and brother of Gwyneth Paltrow, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1976 Tyler Denk, American model and reality show contestant, born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1981 Christina Milian [Flores], American actress (Grandfathered), and singer (A.M. To P.M.), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1981 Collien Fernandes, German TV host and actress, born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1983 Zoe Perry, American stage and screen actress (Young Sheldon), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1984 Thore Schölermann, German actor, born in Iserlohn, Germany
  • 1986 Ashley Leggat, Canadian actress, born in Hamilton, Canada
  • 1988 Lilly Singh, Canadian YouTube vlogger (IISuperwomanII), born in Scarborough, Toronto
  • 1989 Emma Rigby, English actress, born in St Helens, United Kingdom