10 February


1775

 Charles Lamb
English essayist (d. 1834)

1824

 Samuel Plimsoll
British politician.

1890

 Boris Pasternak
Russian writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1960)

1892

 Alan Hale Sr.
American actor (d. 1950)

1893

 Jimmy Durante
American actor and comedian (d. 1980)
 Bill Tilden
American tennis player (d. 1953)

1894

 Harold Macmillan
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1986)

1898

 Bertolt Brecht
German author (d. 1956)

1906

 Lon Chaney Jr.
American actor (d. 1973)

1910

 Joyce Grenfell
English actress, comedienne, monologist and singer-songwriter..

1913

 Douglas Slocombe
British cinematographer.

1914

 Larry Adler
American harmonica player (d. 2001)

1920

 Alex Comfort
English physician and writer (d. 2000)

1926

 Danny Blanchflower
Northern Irish footballer (d. 1993)
 Hazel Court
Hazel Court (10 February 1926 – 15 April 2008) was an English actress best known for her roles in horror films during the 1950s and early ’60s. Born in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire (d. 2008)

1927

 Leontyne Price
American soprano.

1929

 Jerry Goldsmith
American composer (d. 2004)

1930

 Robert Wagner
American actor.

1932

 Barrie Ingham
Barrie Ingham (born 10 February 1932) is an English actor of stage, television and film. Barrie has been featured in over 200 British and American films and TV productions. In 1971 took the leading role in the series Hine, as an unscrupulous arms dealer. Born in Halifax, West Yorkshire.

1937

 Roberta Flack
American singer.

1939

 Peter Purves
English actor and TV presenter.

1940

 Mary Rand
English athlete.

1941

 Michael Apted
British director.

1947

 Nicholas Owen
English journalist.

1949

 Nigel Olsson
English drummer.

1950

 Mark Spitz
American swimmer.

1954

 Carol Royle
Carol Royle is an English actress. She is known for her role as Jenny Russell in the BBC sitcom Life Without George. Born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.

1955

 Greg Norman
Australian golfer.

1957

 Briony McRoberts
Briony McRoberts (10 February 1957 – 17 July 2013) was an English actress. She had a regular role as Lady Laird Sam Hagan in the Scottish soap Take the High Road for STV from 1990 to 1999. In 1976, she played Wendy Darling in a musical adaptation of J. M. Barrie’s Peter Pan starring Mia Farrow and Danny Kaye on NBC’s Hallmark Hall of Fame. In film, she played Margo Fassbender in The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976). Born in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, (d. 2013)

1960

 Robert Addie
English actor (d. 2003)

1961

 George Stephanopoulos
American political commentator.

1963

 Philip Glenister
English actor.

1967

 Laura Dern
American actress.

1976

 Keeley Hawes
English actress.

1981

 Holly Willoughby
English TV presenter.

1992

 Misha B
British singer.

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