Birthdays in Film & TV on September 9

  • 1880 Viking Eggeling, Swedish artist/filmmaker (Diagonal Symphony)
  • 1887 Raymond Walburn, American actor (Christmas in July), born in Plymouth, Indiana (d. 1969)
  • 1892 Tsuru Aoki, Japanese-born American actress (The Dragon Painter), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1961)
  • 1894 Arthur Freed, American songwriter and film producer (d. 1973)
  • 1899 Neil Hamilton, American actor (The White Rose, When Strangers Marry, Batman), born in Lynn, Massachusetts (d. 1984)
  • 1907 Truman "Pinky" Tomlin, American singer and actor (Sing While You're Able, With Love and Kisses), born in Eros, Arkansas (d. 1987)
  • 1909 Jane Baxter [Fedora Kathleen Alice Forde], German actress (We Live Again), born in Bremen, Germany (d. 1996)
  • 1915 Richard Webb, American actor (Captain Midnight, Out of the Past), born in Bloomington, Illinois (d. 1993)
  • 1917 Rolf Wenkhaus, German actor (Spoiling the Game, S.A.-Mann Brand), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1942)
  • 1919 Jacques Marin, French character actor (The Vintage, Charade), born in Paris, France (d. 2001)
  • 1920 Michael Aldridge, British actor (Last of the Summer Wine, Murder in Cathedral), born in Glastonbury, England (d. 19994)

Person of interestCliff Robertson

1923 Clifford "Cliff" Robertson, American actor (Charly, Spider-Man) and spokesman for AT&T, born in La Jolla, California (d. 2011)

  • 1924 Bettejane "Jane" Greer, American actress (Out of the Past, Prisoner of Zenda, Clown), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2001)
  • 1926 Jake Carey, American actor (Rock Rock Rock!, Go, Johnny, Go!), born in Pulaski, Virginia (d. 1997)
  • 1932 Sylvia Miles, actress (Midnight Cowboy, Farewell My Lovely), born in NYC, New York
  • 1935 [Chaim] Topol, Tel Aviv Israel, actor (Fiddler on the Roof)

  • 1943 Art LaFleur, American actor
  • 1946 Hayato Tani, Japanese actor
  • 1951 Robert Desiderio, actor (Det Kennedy-Heart of the City), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1951 Tom Wopat, Lodi, Wisconsin, American actor and singer (The Dukes of Hazzard, One Life to Live)
  • 1952 Bonnie Large, playmate (March 1973), born in Glendale, California
  • 1954 Jeffrey Combs, American actor
  • 1955 John Kricfalusi, Canadian animator
  • 1965 Brenda Epperson, actress (Ashley Abbott-Young & Restless)

Person of interestAdam Sandler

1966 Adam Sandler, American actor, comedian (Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, Saturday Night Live), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1966 David Bennent, Lausanne, actor (Tin Drum, Legend)
  • 1967 Laurence Tremolet, Rodez France, actress (Cyclo, Metisse,)
  • 1967 Akshay Kumar, Indian actor, producer, stuntman and TV personality (Rustom, Baby, Hera Pheri), born in Amritsar, Punjab
  • 1968 Julia Sawalha, actress (Saffron-Abfab, Chrissy-Buddy's Song)
  • 1969 Scott DeFreitas, actor (Andy Dixon-As the World Turns), born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • 1969 Constance Marie, American actress
  • 1970 Natalia Streignard, Venezuelan actress
  • 1971 Henry Thomas, American actor (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1972 Goran Višnjić, Croatian actor
  • 1974 Jennie Kwan, actress (Samantha Woo-California Dreams), born in Glendale, California
  • 1974 Gok Wan [Kowkhyn Wan], British fashion consultant, author and TV presenter (How to Look Good Naked, Gok Cooks Chinese), born in Leicester, England
  • 1975 Michael Bublé, Canadian singer and actor
  • 1976 Emma de Caunes, French film actress
  • 1976 Chace Ambrose, American actor and writer
  • 1976 Juan A. Baptista, Venezuelan actor
  • 1977 Chae Jung-an, South Korean actress and singer

Person of interestMichelle Williams

1980 Michelle Williams, American actress (Dawson's Creek), born in Kalispell, Montana

  • 1981 Julie Gonzalo, Argentinian actress
  • 1987 Joshua Herdman, English actor
  • 1990 Melody Klaver, Dutch actress