22 February


1732

 George Washington
First President of the United States (d. 1799)

1857

 Robert Baden-Powell
British soldier, author, and Scout movement founder (d. 1941)
 Heinrich Rudolf Hertz
German physicist (d. 1894)

1882

 Eric Gill
Arthur Eric Rowton Gill (22 February 1882 – 17 November 1940) was an English sculptor, typeface designer, stonecutter and printmaker, who was associated with the Arts and Crafts movement.  He designed the Perpetua typeface followed by the Gill Sans typeface in 1927–30 based on the sans serif lettering originally designed for the London Underground in the early design of which he had collaborated with Edward Johnston. (d. 1940)

1889

 Olave Baden-Powell
English founder of the Girl Guide (d. 1977)

1899

 Dwight Frye
American actor (d. 1943)

1900

 Luis Buñuel
Spanish-born film director (d. 1983)

1907

 Sheldon Leonard
American actor (d. 1997)
 Robert Young
American actor (d. 1998)

1908

 Sir John Mills
English actor (d. 2005)

1918

 Robert Wadlow
World’s tallest ever human (d. 1940)

1921

 Jean-Bédel Bokassa
Central African Republic leader (d. 1996)

1926

 Kenneth Williams
English actor (d. 1988)

1927

 Guy Mitchell
Guy Mitchell, born Albert George Cernik (February 22, 1927 – July 1, 1999) was an American pop singer, successful in his homeland, the U.K. and Australia. As an international recording star of the 1950s he achieved record sales in excess of 44 million units and this included six million-selling singles. Born in Detroit, Michigan. (d. 1999)
 Billy Dainty
William Hooper Frank John (Billy) Dainty (22 February 1927 – 19 November 1986) was a British comedian, dancer, physical comedian and pantomime and television star. Born in Dudley, Worcestershire. (d. 1986)

1928

 Paul Dooley
American actor.
 Bruce Forsyth
British entertainer.

1929

 James Hong
American actor.

1930

 Marni Nixon
American singer.

1932

 Edward M. “Ted” Kennedy
American politician (d. 2009)

1933

 Sheila Hancock
Sheila Cameron Hancock, CBE (born 22 February 1933) is an English actress and author. Her first big television role was as Carol in the BBC sitcom The Rag Trade in the early 1960s. She also played the lead roles in the sitcoms The Bed-Sit Girl, Mr Digby Darling, and Now Take My Wife. Her other television credits include Doctor Who, Kavanagh QC (opposite her husband, John Thaw), Bleak House, New Tricks, and Hustle. Born in Blackgang on the Isle of Wight.

1940

 Judy Cornwell
English actress.
 Julian Chagrin
Julian Chagrin (born 1940) is a British-Israeli comedy actor. He is perhaps best known as the ‘secret lemonade drinker’ in a popular advert for R. White’s Lemonade in the 1970s. He has had two Oscar Nominations for short live action. Chagrin also played the mime tennis player in Blow-Up (1966). Born in London.

1942

 Christine Keeler
English model and showgirl.

1944

 Jonathan Demme
American director.

1949

 Niki Lauda
Austrian race car driver and entrepreneur.

1950

 Julie Walters
English actress.

1953

 Nigel Planer
British actor.

1957

 Robert Bathurst
Robert Guy Bathurst (born 22 February 1957) is an English actor. He starred in the ITV comedy drama Cold Feet, which ran for five series from 1998 to 2003. Born in Accra, Gold Coast (now Ghana).

1959

 Kyle MacLachlan
American actor.

1961

 Debbie Linden
Debbie Linden (February 22, 1961 – October 5, 1997) was a British glamour model and actress best known for her role as old Mr Grace’s secretary in the sitcom Are You Being Served? (1981). Born in Glasgow. (d. 1997)

1962

 Steve Irwin
Australian herpetologist (d. 2006)

1963

 Devon Malcolm
English cricketer.

1965

 John Leslie
John Leslie (born 22 February 1965) is a Scottish former television presenter. He presented BBC One’s Blue Peter, and ITV’s This Morning and the gameshow Wheel of Fortune. Born John Leslie Stott in Edinburgh.

1968

 Jeri Ryan
American actress.

1971

 Lea Salonga
Filipina actress and singer.

1974

 James Blunt
English singer/songwriter.
 Chris Moyles
English radio DJ.

1975

 Drew Barrymore
American actress.

1978

 Jenny Frost
Jennifer ‘Jenny’ Frost (born 22 February 1978) is an English singer, dancer, television presenter and model. She was a member of girl group Precious before replacing Kerry Katona in chart topping band Atomic Kitten from 2001. Born in Wallasey, Wirral.

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