On This Day … 05 September


People (Births)

  • 1912 – Frank Thomas, American voice actor, animator, and screenwriter (d. 2004).
  • 1916 – Frank Shuster, Canadian comedian, actor, and screenwriter (d. 2002).
  • 1918 – Luis Alcoriza, Mexican actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1992).
  • 1920 – Fons Rademakers, Dutch-Swiss actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2007).
  • 1921 – Jack Valenti, American businessman, created the MPAA film rating system (d. 2007).
  • 1929 – Bob Newhart, American comedian and actor.
  • 1932 – Carol Lawrence, American actress and singer.
  • 1934 – Dennis Letts, American actor and educator (d. 2008).
  • 1937 – Dick Clement, English director, producer, and screenwriter.
  • 1942 – Werner Herzog, German actor, director, producer, and screenwriter.
  • 1945 – Eva Bergman, Swedish director and screenwriter.
  • 1946 – Dennis Dugan, American actor and director.
  • 1946 – Loudon Wainwright III, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor.
  • 1951 – Michael Keaton, American actor and producer.
  • 1964 – Sergei Loznitsa, Belarusian-Ukrainian director and screenwriter.
  • 1964 – Thomas Mikal Ford, American actor (d. 2016).
  • 1966 – Achero Mañas, Spanish actor, director, and screenwriter.
  • 1969 – Mariko Kouda, Japanese voice actress, singer, and radio host.
  • 1969 – Dweezil Zappa, American actor and musician.
  • 1970 – Liam Lynch, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, puppeteer, and director.
  • 1970 – Johnny Vegas, English actor, director, producer, and screenwriter.
  • 1973 – Paddy Considine, English actor, director, and screenwriter.
  • 1973 – Rose McGowan, American actress.

People (Deaths)

  • 1920 – Robert Harron, American actor (b. 1893).
  • 1932 – Paul Bern, German-American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1889).
  • 1988 – Gert Fröbe, German actor and singer (b. 1913).
  • 1993 – Claude Renoir, French cinematographer (b. 1914).
  • 1995 – Salil Chowdhury, Indian music composer, who mainly composed for Bengali, Hindi, Malayalam film and other films. (b. 1922).
  • 1998 – Leo Penn, American actor and director (b. 1921).
  • 1999 – Allen Funt, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1914).
  • 2007 – Nikos Nikolaidis, Greek director and screenwriter (b. 1939).
  • 2012 – Victoria Fyodorova, Russian-American actress and author (b. 1946).
  • 2016 – Hugh O’Brian, American actor (b. 1925).
  • 2018 – Beatriz Segall, Brazilian actress (b. 1926).

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