Birthdays in Film & TV on August 12

  • 1720 Konrad Ekhof [Hans Konrad Dieterich Eckhof], German actor and director, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1778)

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1881 Cecil B. DeMille, American filmmaker (The Ten Commandments), born in Ashfield, Massachusetts (d. 1959)

Filmmaker and Director Cecil B. DeMille
Filmmaker and Director
Cecil B. DeMille
  • 1883 Pauline Frederick, American actress (Thank You, Mr. Moto), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1938)
  • 1885 Marion Lorne, American actress (The Graduata, Mister Peepers), born in West Pittston, Pennsylvania (d. 1968)
  • 1890 Al Goodman, Nikopol Russia, orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour)
  • 1893 Howard Smith, American actor (Kiss of Death, Call Northside 777), born in Attleboro, Massachusetts (d. 1968)
  • 1893 Alfred Lunt, American Broadway actor (The Guardsman, Sally of the Sawdust), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1977)
  • 1898 Oscar Homolka, Hungarian actor (Sabotage, The Seven Year Itch, Ball of Fire, I Remember Mama), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1978)
  • 1904 Kay Campbell [Catherine Hibben], American actress (All My Children), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1985)
  • 1907 Joe Besser, American actor and comedian (The Three Stooges, Let's Make Love, Africa Screams), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1988)

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1910 Jane Wyatt, American actress (Father Knows Best, Star Trek), born in Mahwah, New Jersey (d. 2006)

Actress Jane Wyatt
Jane Wyatt
  • 1911 Cantinflas, [Mario Moreno], Mexican actor (Around World in 80 Days)
  • 1912 Samuel Fuller, actor (Return to Salem's Lot), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • 1913 Kurt Kaszner, actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1921 Marjorie Reynolds, [Goodspeed], Buhl Id, actress (Peggy-Life of Riley)
  • 1926 John Derek, actor and director (10, Annapolis Story), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1935 John Cazale, Italian-American actor (d. 1978)
  • 1940 Michael Brunson, TV reporter/newscaster/actor (Never Say Die)
  • 1941 Deborah Walley, actress (Mothers-in-Law, Beach Blanket), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1941 Jennifer Warren, American actress (Slap Shot, Fatal Beauty, Mutant), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944 Donna Michele, playmate (Dec, 1963)/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo)
  • 1950 Kid Creole, [August Darnell], musician and actor (Obsession A Taste of Fear), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1950 Jim Beaver, American actor and writer
  • 1952 Chen Kaige, Chinese film director
  • 1954 Sam J. Jones [Samuel Gerald], American actor (Flash Gordon, Code Red), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956 Bruce Greenwood, actor (Spy, Another Chance, Malibu Bikini Shop)
  • 1956 Terry Taylor, [Paul Klause], wrestler (WCW/WWF/NWA, Red Rooster)
  • 1960 Lonny Chin, playmate (Jan, 1983), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1965 Peter Krause, American actor
  • 1967 Andy Hui, Hong Kong actor and singer
  • 1968 Andras Jones, American actor
  • 1969 Kitty G, [Katia Geiger], Leningrad Russia, cable tv actress
  • 1969 Aga Muhlach, Filipino actor
  • 1970 Charles Mesure, British actor
  • 1972 Rebecca Gayheart, actress (Hannah Mayberry-Loving)
  • 1973 Jonathan Coachman, American professional wrestler and executive
  • 1973 Grey DeLisle, American voice actress
  • 1975 Robyn Hancock, Grand Rapids Ohio, Miss America-Ohio (1997)

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1975 Casey Affleck, American actor

  • 1976 Richard McCourt, English children's television presenter
  • 1977 Park Yong-ha, South Korean actor and singer
  • 1980 Maggie Lawson, American actress
  • 1980 Dominique Swain, American actress
  • 1984 Marian Rivera, Philippine actress
  • 1992 Cara Delevingne, English fashion model and actress, born in London