Birthdays in Film & TV on December 1

  • 1884 Torben Myer, Danish actor (Girl Who Came Back, Judgment at Nuremberg, Sullivan's Travels), born in Århus, Denmark (d. 1975)
  • 1897 Cyril Ritchard, Australian actor (Peter Pan, Hans Brinker), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1977)
  • 1910 Joel Fluellen, LA, actor (Burning Cross, Learning Tree)

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1913 Mary Martin, American actress (Peter Pan) and Larry Hagman's mom, born in Weatherford, Texas (d. 1990)

Actress Mary Martin
Mary Martin
  • 1917 William Tracy, Pitts, actor (To the Shores of Tripoli)
  • 1921 Ralph Manza, American actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1922 Paul Picerni, American actor (Agent Lee Hobson-Untouchables), born in NYC, New York
  • 1925 Jordan Klein, cameraman/director (Thunderball), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1926 Allyn Ann McLerie, Quebec, actress (Tony Randall Show, Thorn Birds)
  • 1926 Keith Michell, actor and theatre director (6 Wives of Henry VIII), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 2015)
  • 1926 Robert Symonds, Bristow Oklahoma, actor (Robert E. Lee-Blue & Gray)
  • 1929 David Doyle, American actor (Charlie's Angels, Rugrats), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1929 Alan Mouncer, film director and producer
  • 1929 Dick Shawn, actor (Producers, Maid to Order, Angel), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1929 Emily McLaughlin, actress (Jessie-General Hospital), born in White Plains, New York
  • 1933 Fujiko F. Fujio, Japanese cartoon artist (d. 1996)

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1935 Woody Allen, [Allen Konigsberg], director and actor (Zelig, Annie Hall), born in Brooklyn, New York

Actor, Screenwriter & Director Woody Allen
Actor, Screenwriter & Director
Woody Allen
  • 1937 Chuck Low, American actor
  • 1940 Matthias Habich, actor (Straight to the Heart, A Corps Perdu)

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1940 Richard Pryor, American comedian and actor (Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy), born in Pecoria, Illinois (d. 2005)

Comedian and Actor Richard Pryor
Comedian and Actor
Richard Pryor
  • 1943 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944 Pierre Arditi, French film and stage actor

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1945 Bette Midler, American actress and singer (Beaches, Wind Beneath my Wings), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Actress/Singer Bette Midler
Bette Midler
  • 1950 Richard Keith, Lafayette La, actor (Little Ricky-I Love Lucy)
  • 1950 Keith Thibodeaux, American actor and drummer
  • 1951 Treat Williams, Rowayton CT, actor (Flashpoint, Hair)
  • 1954 Bob Goen, TV host (Wheel of Fortune, Entertainment Tonight)
  • 1955 Mark Thompson, American disc jockey and actor
  • 1955 Verónica Forqué, Spanish actress
  • 1956 Julee Cruise, American singer and actress
  • 1958 Charlene Tilton, American actress (Lucy Ewing - Dallas), born in San Diego, California
  • 1960 Carol Alt[man], Queens NY (Mrs Ron Greshner)/actress (Private Parts)
  • 1961 Jeremy Northam, English actor
  • 1962 Stan Albers, Pleasant Beach NJ, actor (Curtis-Loving)
  • 1966 Matthew Laborteaux, actor (Killing Stone, Deadly Friend)
  • 1966 Katherine LaNasa, American actress
  • 1967 Nestor Carbonell, American actor (Luis-Suddenly Susan), born in NYC, New York
  • 1968 Justin Chadwick, British actor and director
  • 1970 Sarah Silverman, American actress and comedian
  • 1971 Stephanie Finochio, American professional wrestler
  • 1971 Dolgorsürengiin Serjbüdee, Mongolian professional wrestler
  • 1979 Angelique Bates, American Actress
  • 1982 Rizwan "Riz" Ahmed, British-Pakistani actor (The Night Of), rapper (Swet Shop Boys) and activist, born in Wembley, London