On This Day: TV and Film History on July 15th.
History may be annoying to some, but it’s what shapes us in life, especially in film and TV. It allows us to celebrate the lives of celebrities who are entertaining us.
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As well as remember the films and TV shows that entertained us before. So whether we’re saying Happy Birthday or reminded of when our favorite show began, check out the TV and film history on July 15th.
Born: July 15, 1961
Starred In: Godfather of Harlem, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, The Shield, Criminal Minds, The Last King of Scotland, and more.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
Born: July 15, 1986
Starred In: Candyman, Watchmen, The Get Down, Aquaman, The Matrix 4, All Day and a Night, and more.
Born: July 15, 1968
Starred In: Undercover Brother, Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, Norbit, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, Double Take, and more.
Born: July 15, 1964
Starred In: Coming to America, Coming 2 America, Johnson Family Vacation, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween, I Really Hate My Ex, and more.
Born: July 15, 2001
Starred In: Beasts of No Nation, Spider‑Man: Homecoming, Out of the Village, Tazmanian Devil, and Spider-Man: Homecoming: Extras.
Born: July 15, 1989
Starred In: 90210, The Wire, Shots Fired, The Secret Life of Bees, The Breaks, and more.
Kristoff St. John
Born: July 15, 1966
Died: Died: February 3, 2019
Starred In: The Young and the Restless, Roots: The Next Generations, Charlie & Co., The Bad News Bears, Generations, and more.
Born: July 15, 1926
Died: Died: April 9, 1999
Starred In: Roots: The Next Generations, Sudden Impact, The Enforcer, Magnum Force, Cleopatra Jones, Cleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold, and more.
Born: July 15, 1987
Starred In: East Los High, Entangled With You, and Once Upon a Time: The Rock Opera.
Born: July 15, 1986
Starred In: The Young and the Restless, Beat the World, Family Biz, The Best Years, Swearnet: The Movie, and more.