#540 Richard Benjamin / Susan Strasberg – 22 May 1938

Richard Benjamin

Richard Benjamin (born May 22, 1938) is an American actor and film director. He has starred in a number of productions, including Goodbye, Columbus (1969), Catch-22 (1970), and Westworld (1973), and directed the 2003 comedy Marci X.

Susan Strasberg

Susan Elizabeth Strasberg (May 22, 1938 – January 21, 1999) was an American film and stage actress. She was the daughter of theatre director and drama coach Lee Strasberg of the Actors Studio.From the 1960s into the 1980s Strasberg guest starred in many US television dramas, including The VirginianThe Invaders, Bonanza, The F.B.I., Burke’s LawThe Streets of San FranciscoMcCloudAlias Smith & JonesThe Big ValleyRemington Steele. and The Rockford Files (1976). Strasberg wrote two best-selling books.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Benjamin
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susan_Strasberg

Also born on this day:
Dieter Dengler was a United States Navy Naval aviator during the Vietnam War.
Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 10th Earl of Shaftesbury was a British peer.
Henk Groot is a retired Dutch footballer.
Hans Buzek is a former Austrian football forward.
Wiesław Maniak was a Polish athlete.
Alain Gagnon is a Canadian composer and music educator.
Ingvar Svahn was a Swedish footballer.
Frank Converse is an American actor.
Rafael Romero is a retired track and field athlete from Venezuela.
Richard Kroft is a former Canadian lawyer, businessman and Senator.

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