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, British actor (The 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)
  • 1910 Khigh Dhiegh [Kenneth Dickerson], American actor (The Manchurian Candidate; Hawaii Five-0 - "Wo Fat"; Forbidden Nights), born in Spring Lake, New Jersey (d. 1991)
  • 1913 Don DeFore, American actor (George-Hazel, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (d. 1993)
  • 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)
  • 1930 Graham Jarvis, Canadian actor (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman - "Charlie"; Misery; 7th Heaven), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2003)

Sean ConnerySean Connery (1930-2020)

Scottish actor and producer (James Bond films; Indiana Jones), born in Edinburgh, Scotland

  • 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, American 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, American actor (Orphans; Silence of Lambs), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1945 Martha Veléz, American singer-songwriter ("Living Outside the Law"), actress, and playwright (Power of the Powerless), born in New York City
  • 1949 Fariborz Lachini, Iranian film score composer, born in Tehran, Iran
  • 1949 John Savage, American actor (The Deer Hunter; Maria's Lovers: The Onion Fields), 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

Tim BurtonTim Burton (64 years old)

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

  • 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 Marti Noxon, American television writer and producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964 Morgan Englund, actor (Dylan Lewis-Guiding Light)
  • 1966 Robert Maschio, American Actor ("The Todd" in Scrubs)
  • 1968 Rachael Ray, American TV personality and chef, born in Glen Falls, New York

Claudia SchifferClaudia Schiffer (52 years old)

1970 German supermodel with over 1,000 magazine covers (Elle, Vogue, Rolling Stone), fashion designer, and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, born in Rheinberg, West Germany

  • 1971 Mike Lockwood, professional wrestler (d. 2003)
  • 1973 Fatih Akin, Turkish-German film director
  • 1974 Dave Luza, Dutch comedian
  • 1974 Eric Millegan, American actor
  • 1976 Alexander Skarsgård, Swedish actor (True Blood, Big Little Lies), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1977 Jonathan Togo, American actor (CSI: Miami), born in Rockland, Massachusetts
  • 1977 Sophie Cadieux, Quebec actress
  • 1978 Kel Mitchell, American actor
  • 1981 Bobby Berk, American interior designer and TV personality (Queer Eye), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1981 Rachel Bilson, American actress
  • 1983 Janet Chow, Canadian/Chinese beauty pageant contestant
  • 1987 Blake Lively, American actress (Gossip Girl), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1987 Liu Yifei, Chinese actress and singer, born in Wuhan, China
  • 1987 Stacey Farber, Canadian actress
  • 1988 Alexandra Burke, English singer-songwriter and actress (The X Factor winner 2008), born in London, England
  • 1994 Josh Flitter, American actor (Air Buddies movies), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • 1997 Holly Gibbs, English actress
  • 1998 China Anne McClain, American actress and singer (The Gospel; Daddy's Little Girls), born in Decatur, Georgia