Birthdays in Film & Television in December 1922

  • Dec 1 Paul Picerni, American actor (The Untouchables), born in NYC, New York (d. 2011)
  • Dec 2 Leo Gordon, American actor (Maverick, Circus Boy, Enos, Winds of War), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2000)
  • Dec 4 GĂ©rard Philipe, French actor (Caligula, Devil in the Flesh), born in Cannes, France (d. 1959)
  • Dec 9 Redd Foxx, comedian (Sandford & Son, Redd Foxx Show), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Dec 11 Dilip Kumar [Muhammad Yusuf Khan], Indian actor, screenwriter and activist known as the "Tragedy King" (Jwar Bhata), born in Peshawar, British India
  • Dec 14 Don Hewitt, American CBS news executive producer (60 Minutes), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 16 Cy Leslie, American music and video executive (d. 2008)
  • Dec 16 Anthony Simmons, British writer and film director (The Optimists of Nine Elms), born in London (d. 2016)
  • Dec 18 Larry D Mann, Canadian actor and broadcaster (Accidental Family, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2014)
  • Dec 19 Eamonn Andrews, Irish-born television presenter (d. 1987)
  • Dec 20 Charita Bauer, American actress (The Guiding Light, Aldrich Family), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1985)
  • Dec 21 Paul Winchell, American ventriloquist (Jerry Mahoney, Knucklehead Smith), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestAva Gardner

Dec 24 Ava Gardner, American actress (On the Beach, Night of the Iguana), born in Smithfield, North Carolina (d. 1990)

Actress Ava Gardner
Actress
Ava Gardner
  • Dec 26 Richard Mayes, British actor (Doctor Who, Emmerdale), born in Luton, Bedfordshire, England (d. 2006)