On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in December 1942

  • Dec 4 Gemma Jones, English actress (Bridget Jones's Diary), born in Marylebone, London
  • Dec 5 Randy Kirby, American actor (Randy-Girl From UNCLE), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 10 Beer Bossu [Berend Frederik Gertenbach], Dutch actor and vocalist (Pub Chantant), born in Amsterdam
  • Dec 14 Rex Thompson, American actor (Young Bess, King & I, Her 12 Men), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 14 Zoe Laskari, Greek actress, born in Thessaloniki, Greece (d. 2017)
  • Dec 18 Harvey Atkin, Canadian actor
  • Dec 19 Rufus [Jacques Narcy], French actor (Amélie), born in Riom, Puy-de-Dôme
  • Dec 19 "Mean" Gene Okerlund, American pro wrestling interviewer, announcer and television host (WWF, WCW), born in Brookings, South Dakota (d. 2019)
  • Dec 27 Charmian Carr, American actress (The Sound of Music), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Dec 29 Rajesh Khanna, Indian Bollywood actor officially titled "The First Superstar of Indian cinema", born in Amritsar, Punjab Province (d. 2012)
  • Dec 30 Fred Ward, actor (Chain Reaction, Thunderheart, Equinox), born in San Diego, California

About December 1942

How Old? 78 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)