Birthdays in Film & Television in 1912

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  • Jan 3 Robert Flemyng, actor (Windom's Way, Young Winston), born in Liverpool, England

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 8 José Ferrer, Puerto Rican actor and director (Blood Tide, Dune), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico (d. 1992)

  • Jan 11 Donald Barry, actor (Mr Gallo-Mr Novak), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jan 12 Peter Pooley, broadcaster
  • Jan 20 Christopher Casson, Irish actor (Zardoz, Educating Rita)
  • Jan 23 Ank van der Moer, actress (Verkade, Dutch Comedy)
  • Feb 2 Stefan Schnabel, German actor (Anna, Dracula's Widow, Firefox)
  • Feb 4 James Craig, actor (Devil & Daniel Webster, Cyclops), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Feb 5 Willard Parker, American actor (Kiss Me Kate, What A Woman), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 7 Derek Farr, actor (8 O'Clock Walk, Doctor at Large), born in London, England
  • Feb 7 Jane Ross, actress (Audrey-Phyllis, Coed Fever), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Feb 12 Ernest Clark, actor (Doctor in the House), born in London, England
  • Feb 13 French J Van den Brande, Flemish actor
  • Feb 13 Margaretta Scott, actress (Crescendo, Where's Charley, Counterblast)
  • Feb 16 Del Sharbutt, Cleburne Tx, TV announcer (Your Hit Parade)
  • Feb 21 Arline Judge, actress (Girls in Chains, Mad Wednesday, Age of Consent)
  • Feb 25 Richard Wattis, England, actor (Hobson's Choice, Prince & Showgirl)
  • Feb 25 Brenda Joyce, American actress
  • Feb 28 Helmut Coing, German lawyer/director (Max-Planck-institute)
  • Mar 4 John Garfield, American actor (Air Force, Destination: Tokyo, Juarez), born in NYC, New York (d. 1959)
  • Mar 21 Peter Bull, actor/author (Executioner, Tom Jones, Dr Strangelove)
  • Mar 22 Wilfrid Brambell, actor (Hard Day's Night), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Mar 22 Karl Malden, actor (Mike-Streets of SF, American Express), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 25 Jean Vilar, French stage and film actor (d. 1971)
  • Apr 5 John Le Mesurier, Bedford England, actor (Jabberwocky, Dad's Army)
  • Apr 6 Wilhelmus H L "Willem" Tollenaar, actor and director (Don Carlos)
  • Apr 8 Sonja Henie, ice skater/actress (Olympic gold 1928,32,36), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Apr 11 John Larkin, actor (Saints & Sinners, 12 O'Clock High), born in Oakland, California
  • Apr 12 Eric Feldary, actor (16 Fathoms Deep), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Apr 12 Walt Gorney, American actor (d. 2004)
  • Apr 16 David Langton, Scotland, actor (Quintet, St Joan, Abandon Ship)
  • Apr 16 Catherine Scorsese, Italian-American actress (d. 1997)
  • Apr 21 Nell [Petronella GS] Koppen, actress, Kniertje-Op Hoop van Zegen)
  • Apr 27 Renato Rascel, actor (7 Hills of Rome, Secrets of Santa Vittoria)
  • Apr 29 Richard Carlson, MN, actor (All I Desire, Flat Top, Valley of Gwangi)
  • May 5 Alice Faye [Ann Leppert], American actress (Barricade, State Fair), born in NYC, New York
  • May 6 Bill Quinn, American actor (Rifleman, Van Ranseleer-All in the Family), born in NYC, New York
  • May 9 Pedro Armendariz, Mexican actor (From Russia With Love)
  • May 10 Harold Myers, film journalist
  • May 11 Foster Brooks, comedian and actor (Miles-Mork & Mindy), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • May 11 Phil Silvers, American comedian (Sgt Bilko-Phil Silvers Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 13 Helen Craig, American actress (Snake Pit, They Live by Night), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1986)
  • May 23 John Payne, American actor (Restless Gun, Miracle on 34th Street), born in Roanoke, Virginia
  • May 23 Marius Goring, actor (Herr Palitz-Holocaust), born in Isle of Wight, England
  • May 24 Joseph Anthony, [Deuster], US director/actor (Matchmaker, Tomorrow)
  • May 26 Jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger), born in Ontario, Canada
  • May 30 Hugh Griffith, Wales, actor (Ben Hur, Mutiny on the Bounty, Oliver!)
  • May 31 Barbara Pepper, American actress (Doris Ziffel-Green Acres, Rogue Tavern), born in NYC, New York
  • May 31 Dave O'Brien, Big Springs TX, actor (Kiss Me Kate, 1st Aid)
  • Jun 12 Russell "Lucky" Hayden, Chico California, actor (Judge Roy Bean)
  • Jun 18 Glen Morris, MO, Olympic champion/actor (Tarzan)

  • Jun 18 Henry Brandon, actor (Drums of Fu Manchu), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Jun 19 Martin Gabel, TV host (With this Ring), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 23 Maurice Dallimore, England, actor (Collector, Lad: A Dog)
  • Jun 27 Audrey Christie, actress (Dorothy-Fair Exchange), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 29 Joan Davis, American actress (I Married Joan), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1961)
  • Jul 4 Virginia Graham, TV personality (Girl Talk, Where Was I), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 4 Viviane Romance, French actress (d. 1991)
  • Jul 17 Art Linkletter, Saskatchewan Canada, TV host (People are Funny)
  • Jul 23 Michael Wilding, England, actor (Courtney Affair, World of Suzie Wong)
  • Jul 31 Irv Kupcinet, TV host (Tonight! America After Dark), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 1 Henry Jones, actor (Phyllis, Falcon Crest, Gun Shy), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 2 Ann Dvorak [McKim], American actress (G Men, Life of Her Own, Scarface), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • Aug 4 David Raksin, American composer renown for his work in film and TV (Laura, Modern Times), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • Aug 10 Richard Reeves, American actor (Murph-Date With an Angel), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 11 Jean Parker, Butte Mont, actress (Beyond Tomorrow, Little Women)
  • Aug 12 Samuel Fuller, actor (Return to Salem's Lot), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Aug 13 Max Croiset, playwright/director/actor (Dog of Flanders, Little Ark)
  • Aug 13 Rita Johnson, actress (Honolulu, All Mine to Give), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Aug 15 Wendy Hiller, English actress (Major Barbara, David Copperfield), born in Bramhall, Cheshire, England (d. 2003)
  • Aug 21 Bruce Trent, British singer and actor, born in St. Helier, Channel Islands (d. 1995)
  • Aug 23 Gene Kelly, American dancer and actor (An American in Paris, Going My Way), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • Aug 24 Durward Kirby, American TV announcer (Garry Moore Show), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2000)
  • Aug 29 Barry Sullivan, American actor (Duffy's Tavern, Man Called X, Tall Man), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Aug 31 Reinoud Anders, Dutch actor (Hamlet)
  • Sep 5 Kristina Söderbaum, German actress and photographer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2001)
  • Sep 6 Stephen Murray, English actor (Alice in Wonderland), born in Partney, England (d. 1983)
  • Sep 10 Mary Walter, Filipina actress (d. 1993)
  • Sep 13 Reta Shaw, South Paris Maine, actress (Ghost & Mrs Muir)
  • Sep 17 Irena Kwiatkowska, Polish actress and comedian
  • Sep 19 Emma "Nono" Batenburg, actress (Noah)
  • Sep 22 Martha Scott, Jamesport, Missouri, American actress (Our Town, Ben-Hur)
  • Sep 24 Donald "Don" Porter, American actor (Gidget, The Ann Sothern Show), born in Miami, Oklahoma (d. 1997)
  • Sep 29 Lukas Ammann, Basel, actor (Day of Anger, Class Reunion, Palace Hotel)
  • Oct 22 Frances Drake, American actress (d. 2000)
  • Oct 26 Don Siegel, American film director (Escape from Alcatraz, Shootist), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • Oct 30 Preston Lockwood, English actor (Jeeves and Wooster), born in West Ham, Essex
  • Oct 31 Dale Evans, American actress and singer (Roy Rogers Show), born in Uvalde, Texas (d. 2001)
  • Nov 8 June Havoc [Ellen Evangeline Hovick], Canadian-born American stage and screen actress, born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2010)
  • Nov 16 George Petrie, actor (Honeymooners)
  • Nov 18 Arthur Peterson, Mandan ND, actor (Major-Soap, Crisis)
  • Nov 21 Eleanor Powell, actress/tap dancer (Bdwy Melody), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Nov 23 George O'Hanlon, American actor (Calvin-Life of Riley, George Jetson), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • Nov 24 Geraldine Fitzgerald, actress (Pawnbroker, Easy Money), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Nov 26 Eric Sevareid, Velva ND, newscaster (CBS Weekend News)
  • Nov 30 Gordon Parks, Ft Scott KS, film director/author (Learning Tree)
  • Dec 4 Alfons "Alphons" Berckmans, Flemish/British actor (Family Stastok)
  • Dec 9 Fred Engelen, Flemish actor/director [or Dec 12]
  • Dec 10 Rien van Nunen, Dutch actor (Spuit Elf)
  • Dec 13 Max Croiset, Dutch actor (Dog of Flanders, Little Ark) [or Aug 13]