Category: Film/TV

  • Mon, 1946-07-22

    Danny Glover was born on this date in 1946. He is an African American actor and director and an activist.

    Danny Lebern Glover was born...

  • Wed, 1947-05-14

    *Tamara Dobson was born on this date in 1947. She was an African American actress and fashion model.

    She was born in Baltimore, Maryland...

  • Sat, 1948-06-19

    Phylicia Rashad, an African American actress. was born on this date in 1948.

    Born in Houston, TX, she graduated from Howard University...

  • Wed, 1948-12-22

    Lynne Thigpen was born on this date in 1948. She was an African American actress.

    Born in Joliet, IL, she was first seen on the New York...

  • Mon, 1949-01-10

    *Teresa Graves, an African American singer and actress, was born on this date in 1949.

    She was born in Houston. She started her career as...

  • Sun, 1949-02-13

    *Ben Powers born on this date in 1949. He was an African American actor.

    Alton A. “Ben” Powers was born in Younkers, NY and was raised...

  • Thu, 1949-05-26

    Pam Grier was born on this date in 1949. She is an African American actress.

    Pamela Suzette Grier was born in Winston-Salem, North...

  • Sun, 1949-08-21

    Loretta Devine was born on this date in 1949. She is an African American actress.

    Born in Houston, TX, she earned a bachelor's degree...

  • Sun, 1949-11-13

    Whoopi Goldberg was born on this date in 1949. She is an African American actor, comedian, and television host.

    She was born Caryn...

  • Mon, 1950-01-16

    Debbie Allen was born on this date in 1950. She is an African American actress, director, producer, and choreographer.

    Born in Houston,...

  • Tue, 1950-10-03

    *On this date in 1950, The Beulah Show was broadcast for the first time. This was the first American television situation comedy to star an...

  • Tue, 1950-10-17

    Howard Rollins Jr. was born on this date in 1950. He was an African American actor.

    Born in Baltimore, Howard Ellsworth Rollins, Jr., was...

  • Wed, 1950-12-13

    David Russell was born on this date in 1950. He is an African American visual storyboard artist, educator, and painter.

    He was born in...

  • Sun, 1953-08-30

    Robin Harris was born on this date in 1953. He was an African American comedian and actor.

    He was born in Chicago, where his father was a...

  • Sun, 1953-11-08

    Alfre Woodard, an African American actress, was born on this date in 1953.

    Born in Tulsa, OK, she is the youngest of three children. She...

  • Fri, 1954-01-29

    *Oprah Winfrey was born on this date 1954. She is an African American businesswoman, actress, multi-media entrepreneur, and television talk show...

  • Tue, 1954-12-28

    Denzel Washington was born on this date in 1954. He is an African American film, television, and stage actor and occasional director.

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  • Sat, 1956-06-30

    Paris Barclay was born on this date in 1956. He is an African American television director and producer.

    Born and raised in Chicago...

  • Sat, 1956-11-10

    *Sinbad was born on this date in 1956. He is an African American comedian, writer and actor.

    Born David Adkins in Benton Harbor, MI.,...

  • Tue, 1957-01-15

    Mario Van Peebles was born on this date in 1957. He is an African American director and actor. He is the son of writer, director and actor...