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, director/writer (Lucky Jim, Ramona), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1879 Benjamin Christensen, Danish actor (Barnet, Mockery) and film director (Häxan), born in Viborg Denmark (d. 1959)
  • 1891 Myrtle Gonzalez, American actress regarded as Hollywood's first Latin and Hispanic movie star actress (Missy, Her Great Part), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1918)
  • 1892 Elmer Rice, American playwright/director/novelist (Pulitzer-Street Scene), born in NYC, New York
  • 1892 Ruth Stonehouse, American silent film actress and director (Dorothy Dares), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1941)
  • 1901 Lily Bouwmeester, Dutch actress and comedienne (Pygmalion), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • 1901 William Samuel Paley, American 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)

Person of interestPeter Finch

1916 Peter Finch, actor (Network, Windom's Way, Raid on Entebbe), born in London, England

  • 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 Arnold Stang, Mass, comedian and actor (Broadside, Milton Berle, Top Cat)
  • 1925 Frank Latimore, [Kline], Darien Ct, actor (Patton, Breakin Up)
  • 1926 Jerry Clower, Amite County Miss, country comedian (Nashville on Road)
  • 1930 Ugo Gregoretti, actor (Rogopag, Common Sense of Modesty), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1934 Brigitte Bardot, 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, actress (Room at the Top), born in London, England
  • 1936 Robert Hogan, American actor (Peyton Place, Operation Petticoat), born in NYC, New York
  • 1936 Robert Wolders, Rotterdam Holland, actor (Erik Hunter-Laredo)
  • 1936 Nabil Maleh, Syrian film director and writer, born in Damascus, Syria (d. 2016)
  • 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, actor (Col Frank Bach-Dark Skies)
  • 1943 Joel Higgins, Bloomington Ill, actor (Salvage 1, Silver Spoons)
  • 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 Peter Egan, actor (Bean, Chariots of Fire)
  • 1946 Jeffrey Jones, American actor (Beetlejuice, Ferris Bueller's Day Off), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1947 Harold Dow, news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours), born in Hackensack, New York
  • 1950 John Sayles, actor (Brother from Another Planet), born in Schenectady, New York
  • 1951 Christian Marlowe, actor (Bram-Highcliffe Manor), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951 Silvia Dionisio, actress (Riavanti Marsh!, Amici Miei), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1952 Sylvia Kristel, Neth, actress (Emmanuelle, Priv School for Girls), (d. 2012)
  • 1957 Marc Duret, actor (Dobermann, Hatred, Big Blue)
  • 1959 Steve Hytner, American actor
  • 1961 Michael-James Wixted, actor (Smith Family), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1962 Anne-Marie Fox, playmate (Feb, 1982), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962 Thomas Mork, Danish actor (Krystalbarnet, Bryggeren)
  • 1963 Steve Blackman, American professional wrestler

Person of interestJaneane Garofalo

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

Stand-Up Comedian Janeane Garofalo
Stand-Up Comedian
Janeane Garofalo
  • 1964 Susan Walters, Georgia, actress (Lorna-Loving, Mary Beth-Dear John)
  • 1966 Puri Jagannadh, Indian film director
  • 1967 Mira Sorvino, American actress (Quiz Show, Norma Jean & Marilyn), born in Tenafly, New Jersey
  • 1968 Vanessa Vadim, daughter of Jane Fonda/actress (Last Party), born in Paris, France
  • 1968 Naomi Watts, British actress (King Kong, 21 Grams), born in Shoreham, Kent
  • 1972 Dena Querubin, Waterford NJ, Miss America-NJ (1996)
  • 1974 John Light, English actor
  • 1975 Karan Ashley Jackson, Odessa Tx, actress (Aisha-Mighty Power Rangers)
  • 1978 Marzena Godecki, actress (Ocean Girl)
  • 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

Person of interestHilary Duff

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

Actress/Singer Hilary Duff
Actress/Singer
Hilary Duff
  • 1992 Skye McCole Bartusiak, American actress, born in Houston, Texas, (d. 2014)