On This Day
1950 – Richard Dean Anderson
Richard Dean Anderson is an American actor and producer. He began his television career in 1976, playing Dr. Jeff Webber in the American soap-opera series General Hospital, then rose to prominence as the lead actor in the television series MacGyver (1985–1992). He later appeared in films such as Through the Eyes of a Killer (1992), Pandora’s Clock (1996), and Firehouse (1997).
In 1997, Anderson returned to television as the lead actor of the series Stargate SG-1, a spin-off of the 1994 film Stargate. He played the lead from 1997 to 2005 and had a recurring role from 2005 to 2007. Since 1997, he has starred in only one film: Stargate: Continuum, released in 2008, as a spin-off film after the Stargate SG-1 series finale in 2007. He appears in the follow-up Stargate series Stargate: Atlantis and Stargate: Universe (as Major General and later Lieutenant General Jack O’Neill).
1973 – Lanei Chapman
Lanei Chapman is an American actress. She has appeared in a variety of television series and movies, including as the main cast character Lt. Vanessa Damphousse, in Space: Above and Beyond.
1979 – Dawn O’Porter
Dawn O’Porter is a Scottish writer, director and television presenter. She was born in Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland but raised in Guernsey.
1985 – Mekenna Melvin
Mekenna Melvin is an American actress best known for playing Alex McHugh in Chuck, Angela in Three Rivers and Stefanie Fife in Lie to Me. She also co-created and starred as Amber Hannold in Amber Lake, an independent film released in 2010.
1995 – Conor Wilkinson
Conor Dominic Geoffrey Wilkinson is an English-born Irish footballer who plays for Gillingham.
Wilkinson played 1 time for Portsmouth in 2016