Birthdays in Film & TV on August 25

  • 1860 George Fawcett, American actor (Intolerance), born in Alexandria, Virginia (d. 1939)
  • 1896 Dick Ryan, American actor (For Heaven's Sake, Born to be Bad), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1969)
  • 1901 Kjeld Abell, Danish playwright and director (Tivoli), born in Ribe, Denmark (d. 1961)
  • 1908 Philip Coolidge, American actor (North by Northwest, North by Northwest, I Want to Live, Tingler), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1909 Michael Rennie, English actor (Day the Earth Stood Still), born in Idle, West Yorkshire, England (d. 1971)
  • 1909 Ruby Keeler, Canadian actress, singer, and dancer (Dames, 42nd Street), born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia (d. 1993)
  • 1913 Don DeFore, American actor (George-Hazel, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (d. 1993)
  • 1916 Erich Von Stroheim Jr, American actor and director (Napoleon, Sunset Boulevard), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1968)
  • 1916 Van Johnson, American actor (Brigadoon) always wore red socks, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2008)
  • 1917 Mel Ferrer, American actor (Longest Day, Eaten Alive, 5th Floor), born in Elberon, New Jersey (d. 2008)
  • 1918 Richard Greene, English composer and actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood), born in Plymouth, Devon, England (d. 1985)
  • 1921 Monty Hall, Canadian-American TV game show host (Let's Make a Deal), born in Winnipeg Canada (d. 2017)

Person of interestSean Connery

1930 Sir Sean Connery, Scottish actor and producer (James Bond films, Indiana Jones), born in Edinburgh, Scotland

  • 1930 Graham Jarvis, Canadian actor (Mary Hartman, Misery), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2003)
  • 1933 Tom Skerritt, actor (Ryan's Four, Alien, Big Bad Mama), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1934 Eddie Ilarde, Filipino disk jockey, television host and Senator, born in Iriga, Philippines

  • 1938 David Canary, actor (Bonanza, All My Children), born in Elwood, Indiana (d. 2015)
  • 1939 Liselot Beekmeyer, Dutch actress (Issue Blum), born in Schiedam, Netherlands
  • 1942 Imogen Hassall, English actress (Countess of Cleavage-Carry on Loving), born in Surrey England (d. 1980)
  • 1944 Anthony Heald, actor (Orphans, Silence of Lambs), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1947 Anne Archer, actress (Fatal Attraction, Patriot Games), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949 John Savage, American actor (The Deer Hunter, Maria's Lovers), born in Old Bethpage, New York
  • 1955 Vijayakanth, Tamil actor and politician, born in Thirumangalam, India
  • 1958 Christian LeBlanc, American actor (Michael Baldwin-Young & Restless), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Person of interestTim Burton

1958 Tim Burton, American film director (Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands), born in Burbank, California

Film Director Tim Burton
Film Director
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  • 1960 Ashley Crow, American actress (Heroes-Sandra Bennet), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1961 Joanne Whalley, actress (Scandal), born in Manchester, England
  • 1962 David Packer, American actor (Almost Heroes), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1964 Blair Underwood, American actor (Jonathan-LA Law, High Incident), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1964 Morgan Englund, actor (Dylan Lewis-Guiding Light)
  • 1964 Marti Noxon, American television writer and producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1966 Robert Maschio, American Actor ("The Todd" in Scrubs)
  • 1968 Rachael Ray, American TV personality and chef, born in Glen Falls, New York
  • 1970 Claudia Schiffer, German supermodel and fashion designer (Elle, Rolling Stone), born in Rheinbach, Germany
  • 1971 Mike Lockwood, professional wrestler (d. 2003)
  • 1971 Thalia Sodi, Mexican actress and singer
  • 1973 Fatih Akin, Turkish-German film director
  • 1974 Eric Millegan, American actor
  • 1974 Dave Luza, Dutch comedian
  • 1976 Sarah Nadeau, Miss America-Maine (1997), born in Portland, Maine
  • 1976 Alexander SkarsgĂ„rd, Swedish actor (True Blood, Big Little Lies), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1977 Sophie Cadieux, Quebec actress
  • 1977 Jonathan Togo, American actor (CSI: Miami), born in Rockland, Massachusetts
  • 1978 Kel Mitchell, American actor
  • 1981 Rachel Bilson, American actress
  • 1983 Janet Chow, Canadian/Chinese beauty pageant contestant
  • 1987 Stacey Farber, Canadian actress
  • 1987 Blake Lively, American actress (Gossip Girl), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1987 Liu Yifei, Chinese actress and singer, born in Wuhan, China
  • 1994 Josh Flitter, American actor
  • 1997 Holly Gibbs, English actress
  • 1998 China Anne McClain, American actress