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May 1903 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

Person of interestBing Crosby

May 3 (Harry Lillis) "Bing" Crosby, American Grammy and Academy Award-winning singer ("White Christmas"; with David Bowie - "Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy" ), and actor (Going My Way; High Society; Road To...(with Bob Hope)), born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 1977)

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • May 4 Luther Adler, American actor (D.O.A., The Desert Fox), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)
  • May 8 Fernandel [Fernand Contandin], French actor (The Little World of Don Camillo), born in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France (d. 1971)
  • May 12 Wilfrid Hyde-White, British actor (My Fair Lady, Peyton Place), born in Gloucestershire, England (d. 1991)
  • May 13 Paul Page, American actor (Girl From Havana, Moth), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1974)
  • May 14 Billie Dove [Lilian Bohny], American actress (Black Pirate, Stolen Bride), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • May 18 George E Stone, Polish actor (Viva Villa; Last Mile; 5 Star Final; Front Page), born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1967)
  • May 23 Walter Reisch, American screenwriter (Ninotchka, Gaslight, Titanic)

Person of interestBob Hope

May 29 Bob Hope [Leslie Townes Hope], English-born American actor, comedian and entertainer, born in London (d. 2003)

Entertainer and TV Personality Bob Hope
Entertainer and TV Personality
Bob Hope