Birthdays in Film & Television in December 1936

  • Dec 6 David Ossman, American writer and comedian (The Firesign Theatre), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Dec 8 David Carradine, actor (Kung Fu, Mean Streets, Kill Bill V.1 & 2), born in Hollywood, California
  • Dec 18 Malcolm Kirk, English professional wrestler (d. 1987)
  • Dec 19 Marian McKnight, Miss America 1957
  • Dec 22 Hector Elizondo, actor (American Gigolo, Young Doctors in Love), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 22 James Burke, British science historian and broadcaster (Connections), born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Dec 22 Wojciech Frykowski, Polish actor (d. 1969)
  • Dec 23 Frederic Forrest, ,American actor (The Rose, Lonesone Dove), born in Waxahachie, Texas
  • Dec 23 James Stacy [ Maurice William Elias], American actor (Lancer), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • Dec 27 Lee Salk, Russian-American child psychologist and author, born in New York, New York (d. 1992)

Person of interestMary Tyler Moore

Dec 29 Mary Tyler Moore, American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Ordinary People), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)

  • Dec 29 Eduard Martsevich, Soviet-Russian actor and People's Artist of the RSFSR, born in Tbilisi, USSR (d. 2013)