May 1923 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • May 4 Eric Sykes, English writer, actor and director (Goon Show, Sykes and A...), born in Oldham (d. 2012)
  • May 5 Godfrey Quigley, Irish actor (Barry Lyndon, Educating Rita, Rooney), born in Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine (d. 1994)
  • May 6 Elizabeth Sellars, actress (Chalk Garden), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • May 6 Vladimir Etush, Russian actor
  • May 9 Johnny Grant, American radio personality, television producer (d. 2008)
  • May 15 Johnny Walker, Indian actor (d. 2003)
  • May 18 Liam Sullivan, Jacksonville Ill, actor (Mapoy-Monroes)
  • May 20 Edith Fellows, actress (Pennies From Heaven, City Streets), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • May 24 Siobhan McKenna, Irish stage actress (Saint Joan)
  • May 24 Seijun Suzuki, Japanese cult film director, born in Tokyo (d. 2017)
  • May 26 Horst Tapper, German director/actor (Derrick)
  • May 26 James Arness, actor (Matt Dillon-Gunsmoke, Thing), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • May 26 Roy Dotrice, Guernsey Channel Island, actor (Wizard)
  • May 30 Jimmy Lydon, Harrington Pk NJ, actor (Richard-Love That Jill)

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

May 17 Actress and singer Marlene Dietrich (21) weds assistant director Rudolf Sieber (26) in Berlin, Germany

Actress and Singer Marlene Dietrich
Actress and Singer
Marlene Dietrich