Category Archives: Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

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Ferdinand Gottschalk, actor (1858-1944)

Geraldine Farrar, soprano opera singer & actress (1882-1967)
Ben Hecht, screenwriter, director, producer, playwright & novelist (1894-1964)
Marcel Pagnol, novelist, playwright & filmmaker (1895-1974)
Vincente Minnelli, director (1903-1986)
Sir Anthony Havelock-Allen, producer & screenwriter (1904-2003)
Barton Hepburn, actor (1906-1955)
Zero Mostel, actor (1915-1977)
Alfred Burke, actor (1918-2011)
Charles Durning, actor (1923-2012)
Stanley Baker, actor & producer (1928-1976)
Galvin Macleod, actor (1931- )
Tommy Tune, actor, dancer, singer, producer & choreographer (1939- )

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

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William Demarest, actor (1892-1983)

Edward S. Brophy, actor, voice artist & comedian (1895-1960)
Ian Keith, actor (1899-1960)
Reginald Gardiner, actor (1903-1980)
Franchot Tone, actor (1905-1968)
Joan Bennett, actress (1910-1990)
Dick Crockett, actor, stunt performer, stunt coordinator, producer & director (1915-1979)
Joanne Woodward, actress (1930- )
Elizabeth Taylor, actress (1932-2011)

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

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Madeleine Carroll, actress (1906-1987)

Amy Veness, actress (1876-1960)
William Frawley, actor (1887-1966)
Stanley J. ‘Tiny’ Sandford, actor (1894-1961)
Jean Negulesco, director & screenwriter (1900-1993)
Dub Taylor, actor (1907-1994)
Dane Clark, actor (1912-1998)
Robert Alda, actor (1914-1986)
Jackie Gleason, actor, comedian & musician (1916-1987)
Michael Pate, actor, writer & director (1920-2008)
Tony Randall, actor & comedian (1920-2004)
Betty Hutton, actress, comedian & singer (1921-2007)
Cliff Osmond, actor (1937-2012)

Happy Birthday Jim Backus!!

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Classic Hollywood Birthdays

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Leonard Carey, actor (1887-1977)

E.J. Mannix, producer (1891-1963)
Helen Jerome Eddy, actress (1897-1990)
Zeppo Marx, actor & comedian (1901-1979)
Warren Hymer, actor (1906-1948)
Winifred Shaw, actress, dancer & singer (1907-1982)
Richard Wattis, actor (1912-1975)
Jim Backus, actor (1913-1989)
Michael Truman, producer, director & editor (1916-1972)
Brenda Joyce, actress (1917-2009)
Jane Nigh, actress (1925-1993)
Dickie Jones, actor (1927-2014)
Bernard Bresslaw, actor (1934-1993)
Tom Courtenay, actor (1937- )
Diane Baker, actress & producer (1938- )
George Harrison, musician, singer, songwriter, music & film producer (1943-2001)

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

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Victor Moore, actor, comedian, writer & director (1876-1962)

J.P. McGowan, actor, director, screenwriter & producer (1880-1952)
Bert Lytell, actor (1885-1954)
Suzanne Bianchetti, actress (1889-1936)
Marjorie Main, actress (1890-1975)
Richard Thorpe, director (1896-1991)
James Warren, actor (1913-2001)
Abe Vigoda, actor (1921-2016 )
Douglass Watson, actor (1921-1989)
Barbara Lawrence, actress & model (1930-2013)
Michel Legrand, conductor & composer (1932- )
John Vernon, actor (1932-2005)

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

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Cyril Delevanti, actor (1887-1975)

Henry Bergman, actor (1868-1946)
Victor Fleming, director, cinematographer & producer (1889-1949)
B.P. Fineman, producer & writer (1895-1971)
Norman Taurog, director & screenwriter (1899-1981)
Kathleen Harrison, actress (1892-1995)
Jon Hall, actor (1915-1979)
Aldo Sambrell, actor, director & producer (1931-2010)
Linda Cristal, actress (1934- )
Diane Varsi, actress (1938-1992)
Peter Fonda, actor (1940- )

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

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Etienne Giradot, actor (1856-1939)

Fannie Ward, actress (1871-1952)
James Kirkwood, actor & director (1875-1963)
Maurice Costello, actor, director & screenwriter (1877-1950)
Joseph Egger, actor (1889-1966)
Phil Goldstone, producer & director (1893-1963)
Enid Markey, actress (1894-1981)
Dwight Frye, actor (1899-1943)
Luis Buñuel, filmmaker (1900-1983)
Mildred Davis, actress (1901-1969)
George Haight, producer & writer (1905-1984)
Sheldon Leonard, producer, director, writer, and actor (1907-1997)
Robert Young, actor (1907-1998)
John Mills, actor (1908-2005)
Vaughn Taylor, actor (1911-1983)
Jules Munshin, actor (1915-1970)
Dan Seymour, actor (1915-1993)
Giulietta Masina, actress (1921-1994)
Bud Yorkin, producer, director & actor (1926-2015)
Marni Nixon, soprano & playback singer (1930- )
Sheila Hancock, actress (1933- )

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

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Lucille Bremer, actress & dancer (1917-1969)

Frank Orth, actor (1880-1962)
Felix Aylmer, actor (1889-1979)
Ludovico Toeplitz, producer & actor (1893-1973)
Charles King, actor (1895-1957)
Edwin L. Marin, director & producer (1899-1951)
Zachery Scott, actor (1914-1965)
Ann Sheridan, actress (1915-1967)
Jean Heather, actress (1921-1995)
Sam Peckinpah, director & screenwriter (1925-1984)
Hubert de Givenchy, fashion designer (1927- )
Rue McClanahan, actress (1934-2010)
Gary Lockwood, actor (1937- )

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

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Gale Gordon, actor (1906-1995)

Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, producer, writer & businessman (1899-1992)
Malcolm Atterbury, actor (1907-1992)
Margot Grahame, vaudeville performer & actor (1911-1982)
Robert Altman, director & screenwriter (1925-2006)
Sidney Poitier, actor, director & author (1927- )
Richard Beymer, actor (1938- )

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