On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on September 6

  • 1879 Neal Rev Dodd, American actor (You Belong to Me), born in Fort Madison, Iowa (d. 1966)
  • 1879 Max Schreck, German actor (Count Orlok-Nosferatu), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1936)
  • 1881 Charlie Dell, American actor and comedian (Pickle in the Middle), born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)
  • 1885 Otto Kruger, American actor (Lux Video Theater, High Noon), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1974)
  • 1890 Clara Kimball Young, American actress (Return of Chandu), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1960)
  • 1893 Irving Bacon, American actor (Branded Men, Fort Ti), born in St Joseph, Missouri (d. 1965)
  • 1906 Raymond Keane, American actor (Midnight Sun, Love Eagle), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1973)
  • 1909 John Ridgely, American actor (Northern Pursuit, They Died with Their Boots On, Air Force), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1968)
  • 1912 Stephen Murray, English actor (Alice in Wonderland), born in Partney, England (d. 1983)
  • 1934 Jody McCrea, American actor (Ben Matheson-Wichita Town), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • 1934 Ragaa al-Gedawy, Egyptian actress (The Stranger), born in Ismailia, Egypt (d. 2020)
  • 1935 Bob Bouber [Boris Blom], Dutch singer (ZZ & Masks) and actor, born in Amsterdam
  • 1937 Brigid Berlin, American actress (Andy Warhol films), born in NYC, New York (d. 2020)
  • 1940 Jackie Trent, English singer-songwriter (Neighbours theme) and actress, born in Newcastle-under-Lyme (d. 2015)
  • 1944 Linda Kaye Henning, American actress (Betty Joe-Petticoat Junction), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944 Swoosie Kurtz, American actress (Slap Shot, Garp, Sisters), born in Omaha, Nebraska

Person of interestJane Curtin

1947 Jane Curtin, American actress (SNL: Kate & Allie; Third Rock From The Sun), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Actress Jane Curtin
Actress
Jane Curtin
  • 1953 Katherine Cannon, American actress (Father Murphy, Survivors), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1957 Paul Harrhy, Welsh actor and opera singer (Intelligence Park), born in South Wales (d. 1996)
  • 1958 Jeff Foxworthy, American comedian (Jeff Foxworthy-The Jeff Foxworthy Show), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1958 Michael Winslow, American actor and comedian (Police Academy), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1961 Simon Reeve, Australian TV presenter and host (Million Dollar Minute), born in Perth, Australia
  • 1962 Elizabeth Vargas, American TV journalist (20/20), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1964 Rosie Perez, American actress (Do the Right Thing, White Men Can't Jump), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965 John Polson, Australian actor (The Sum of Us) and film director, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1967 Amy Lynn Baxter, American actress and model (Penthouse Pet 1990), born in Plymouth, Massachusetts
  • 1968 Gene Patrick, American actor (Gemini: Twin Stars), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1969 CeCe Peniston, American singer (Finally) and beauty queen (Miss Black Arizona 1989), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1969 Helen Labdon, English model (page 3), born in Bracknell, England
  • 1972 Justina Machado, Puerto Rican actress (Six Feet Under), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1972 Anika Noni Rose, American actress (Dreamgirls) and singer, born in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Person of interestIdris Elba

1972 Idris Elba, English actor (The Wire, Luther), born in London, England

Actor Idris Elba
Actor
Idris Elba
  • 1972 Dylan Bruno, American actor (Numb3rs), born in Milford, Connecticut
  • 1974 Justin Whalin, American actor (Jimmy-Lois & Clark, Charles in Charge), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1976 Hyun Young, South Korean actress and pop singer, born in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
  • 1976 Naomie Harris, English actress (Moonlight), born in Islington, London
  • 1978 Natalia Cigliuti, Uruguayan-American actress (Lindsay-Saved By Bell: New Class), born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 1978 Mathew Horne, English actor (Gavin & Stacey), born in Nottingham, England
  • 1979 Brandon Silvestry, American professional wrestler (Low Ki), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1980 Jillian Hall, American professional wrestler, born in Ashland, Kentucky