January 1924 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet (Home Alone, Deranged, The Great Gatsby), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2011)
  • Jan 8 Ron Moody [Ronald Moodnick], British composer, singer and actor (12 Chairs, Oliver!), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • Jan 9 Sergei Parajanov, Armenian film director (d. 1990)
  • Jan 14 Guy Williams [Armando Joseph Catalano], American actor (Zorro, Lost in Space), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • Jan 16 Katy Jurado, Mexican actress, 1st Latin actress to win a Golden Globe (High Noon, Broken Lance), born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico (d. 2002)
  • Jan 18 Donald Baverstock, TV producer
  • Jan 19 Nicholas Colasanto, American actor (Cheers, Family Plot, The Counterfeit Killer), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1985)
  • Jan 21 Benny Hill [Alfred Hawthorn Hill], British comedian (The Benny Hill Show), born in Southampton, Hampshire, England (d. 1992)
  • Jan 24 Marvin Kaplan, American actor (Top Cat, Henry-Alice), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Jan 27 Brian Rix [Lord Rix], British actor and activist (Mencap), born in Cottingham, Yorkshire (d. 2016)
  • Jan 27 Sabu [Dastagir], Indian actor (The Thief of Bagdad, Elephant Boy, Drum), born in Mysore, British India (d. 1963)
  • Jan 31 Tengiz Abuladze, filmmaker