Birthdays in Film & TV on September 28

  • 1861 Pedro De Cordoba, American actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire, Saboteur), born in NYC, New York (d. 1950)
  • 1872 Lena Ashwell, British actress and theatrical manager who was the 1st to organize large-scale entertainment for WWI troops at the front, born on the ship Wellesley (d. 1957)
  • 1877 Stanner E.V. Taylor, American director and screenwriter (Lucky Jim, Ramona), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1948)
  • 1879 Benjamin Christensen, Danish actor (Barnet, Mockery) and film director (Häxan), born in Viborg Denmark (d. 1959)
  • 1891 Myrtle Gonzalez, American silent film actress regarded as Hollywood's first Latin and Hispanic movie star actress (Missy, The Chalice of Courage, Her Great Part), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1918)
  • 1892 Ruth Stonehouse, American silent film actress and director (Dorothy Dares), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1941)

Ed SullivanEd Sullivan (1901-1974)

American newspaper columnist, and Television Host (The Ed Sullivan Show), born in NYC, New York

  • 1901 Lily Bouwmeester, Dutch actress and comedienne (Pygmalion), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • 1901 William S. Paley, American broadcast pioneer (President and CEO of CBS, 1928-90), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1990)
  • 1907 Ida Turay, Hungarian actress (Deryne; Ida Regenye), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1997)
  • 1909 Wiesje Bouwmeester, Dutch actress (Doodzonde), born in Watergraafsmeer, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1979)

Peter FinchPeter Finch (1916-1977)

British-Australian radio, stage, and BAFTA and Academy Award-winning screen actor (Network; The Nun's Story; Raid on Entebbe), born in South Kensington, London, England

  • 1918 Arnold Stang, American comedian and actor (Broadside, Milton Berle, Top Cat), born in New York City (d. 2009)

Tom HarmonTom Harmon (1919-1990)

American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1940, Michigan; LA Rams) and broadcaster (CBS 1950-62), born in Rennselaer, Indiana

  • 1922 Joseph "Joe" Silver, American actor (Lenny, Mr I Magination), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1989)
  • 1923 William Windom, American actor (Farmer's Daughter, Murder She Wrote), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1924 Marcello Mastroianni, Italian actor (8½, La Dolce Vita; Dark Eyes, The Pizza Triangle), born in Fontana Liri, Lazio, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1996)
  • 1925 Frank Latimore, American actor (Patton, Breakin Up), born in Darien, Connecticut (d. 1998)
  • 1926 Jerry Clower, Amite County Miss, country comedian (Nashville on Road)
  • 1930 Ugo Gregoretti, Italian actor (Rogopag, Common Sense of Modesty), born in Rome, Italy

Brigitte BardotBrigitte Bardot (88 years old)

1934 French actress, model, animal activist and sex kitten (And God Created Women), born in Paris, France

  • 1934 Janet Munro, British actress (d. 1972)
  • 1935 Heather Sears, English actress (Room at the Top), born in London, England
  • 1936 Nabil Maleh, Syrian film director and writer, born in Damascus, Syria (d. 2016)
  • 1936 Robert Hogan, American actor (Peyton Place, Operation Petticoat), born in NYC, New York
  • 1936 Robert Wolders, Dutch actor (Erik Hunter-Laredo), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1937 Rod Roddy, American television announcer (d. 2003)
  • 1939 Rudolph Walker, Trinidadian-born British actor
  • 1942 Marshall Bell, American actor
  • 1942 Pierre Clémenti, French actor (d. 1999)
  • 1943 J. T. Walsh, American actor (Good Morning, Vietnam, Pleasantville), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1998)
  • 1943 Joel Higgins, American actor (Salvage 1, Silver Spoons), born in Bloomington, Illinois
  • 1943 Susanne Jagd, Danish actress (Between the Sheets, Tinderbox)
  • 1944 Matthew Cowles, American soap actor (Eban Japes-Loving, Billy-All My Children), born in New York, (d. 2014)
  • 1945 Conny Van Dyke, Nassawadox Va, actress (Framed, Hell's Angels '69)
  • 1946 Fiona Lewis, Westcliff England, actress (Stunts, Lisztomania)
  • 1946 Herbert Jefferson Jr, actor (Battlestar Galactica), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1946 Jeffrey Jones, American actor (Deadwood; Beetlejuice; Ferris Bueller's Day Off), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1946 Peter Egan, actor (Bean, Chariots of Fire)
  • 1947 Harold Dow, news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours), born in Hackensack, New York
  • 1950 John Sayles, American actor (Brother from Another Planet), born in Schenectady, New York
  • 1951 Christian Marlowe, American actor (Bram-Highcliffe Manor), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951 Silvia Dionisio, Italian actress (Riavanti Marsh!, Amici Miei), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1952 Sylvia Kristel, Dutch actress (Emmanuelle, Priv School for Girls), (d. 2012)
  • 1957 Marc Duret, French actor (Dobermann, Hatred, Big Blue), born in Nice, France
  • 1959 Steve Hytner, American actor (Seinfield), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1961 Michael-James Wixted, American actor (Smith Family), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1962 Thomas Mork, Danish actor (Krystalbarnet, Bryggeren)
  • 1963 Steve Blackman, American professional wrestler

Janeane GarofaloJaneane Garofalo (58 years old)

1964 American comedienne (SNL, Truth about Cats & Dogs), born in Newton, New Jersey

  • 1964 Susan Walters, American actress (Lorna-Loving, Mary Beth-Dear John), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1966 Puri Jagannadh, Indian film director ( Pokiri), born in Pithapuram, Andhra Pradesh
  • 1967 Mira Sorvino, American actress (Quiz Show, Norma Jean & Marilyn), born in Tenafly, New Jersey
  • 1967 Moon Unit Zappa, American actress (Normal Life), rock vocalist (Frank Zappa - "Valley Girl"), and novelist (America, The Beautiful), born in New York City
  • 1968 Naomi Watts, British actress (King Kong, 21 Grams), born in Shoreham, Kent
  • 1968 Vanessa Vadim, daughter of Jane Fonda/actress (Last Party), born in Paris, France
  • 1969 Mark Benitez {Mark Everett], American child actor, murderer and fugitive, born in Coral Gables, Florida (d. 2008)
  • 1974 John Light, English actor (Around the World in Eighty Days), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1975 Karan Ashley [Jackson], American actress (Aisha-Mighty Power Rangers), born in Odessa, Texas
  • 1978 Marzena Godecki, Polis-Australian actress (Ocean Girl), born in Bytom, Poland
  • 1979 Anndi Lynn McAfee, actress (Ice Cream Man, Conagher)
  • 1981 Gül Gölge, Turkish model and actress
  • 1982 Ranbir Kapoor, Indian actor (Rockstar, Barfi!, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra

Hilary DuffHilary Duff (35 years old)

1987 American actress and singer (Lizzie McGuire), born in Houston, Texas

  • 1992 Skye McCole Bartusiak, American actress, born in Houston, Texas, (d. 2014)
  • 1999 Olivia Jade Giannulli, American Youtuber (daughter of Mossimo Giannulli and Lori Loughlin)