Birthdays in Film & TV on December 12

  • 1879 Laura Hope Crews, American actress (Camille, Gone with the Wind), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1942)
  • 1886 Owen Moore, Irish actor (She Done Him Wrong), born in County Meath, Ireland (d. 1939)
  • 1891 Buck Jones [Charles F Gebhart], American Western actor (Just Pals, Forbidden Trails, War Horse), born in Vincennes, Indiana (d. 1942)
  • 1893 Edward G Robinson [Goldenberg], Romanian actor (Double Indemnity, The Stranger, The Ten Commandments), born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1973)
  • 1896 Eslanda Goode, American anthropology, civil rights activist and actor under Paul Robeson, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1965)
  • 1902 Howard Koch, screenwriter
  • 1905 Rellys [Henri Marius Bourrelly], French actor (Letters from My Windmill), born in Marseille (d. 1991)
  • 1909 Karen Morley, American actress (Scarface), born in Ottumwa, Iowa (d. 2003)
  • 1913 Eve Lister, British film and television actress (No Limit, Hyde Park), born in Brighton, Sussex, England (d. 1997)

Person of interestFrank Sinatra

1915 Frank Sinatra, American singer (Strangers in the Night, My Way) and actor (From Here to Eternity) known as 'old blue eyes', born in Hoboken, New Jersey (d. 1998)

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • 1923 Bob Barker, American TV game show host (The Price is Right, Truth or Consequences), born in Darrington, Washington
  • 1930 Bill Beutel, American journalist and anchor (ABC), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2006)
  • 1937 Connie Francis [Concetta Franconero], US singer and actress (Where the Boys Are), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1941 Liesbeth List, Dutch actress/vocalist (Theodorakis)
  • 1944 Kenneth Cranham, Scottish actor
  • 1945 Susi Hush, English television producer, born in Thurgoland, Yorkshire (d. 1995)

  • 1946 Marlous Fluitsma, actress (De Prooi, Apart, Alle Dagen Feest)
  • 1949 Bill Nighy, English actor
  • 1950 Rajinikanth [Shivaji Rao Gaekwa], Indian film actor (Centenary Award 2014), born in Bangalore, India
  • 1951 Caren Kaye, American actress (My Tutor, Blansky's Beauties), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952 Sarah Douglas, England, actress (Conan, Superman II, Falcon Crest)
  • 1956 Ana Alicia Ortiz, actress (Melissa-Falcon Crest), born in Mexico City
  • 1956 Sondra Theodore, San Bernadino Cal, playmate (July, 1977)
  • 1958 Sheree J Wilson, Rochester MN, actress (Our Family Honor, Dallas)
  • 1962 Holly Gagnier, LA, actress (One Life to Live)
  • 1963 Teresa Blake, Tuscaloosa Ala, actress (Gloria Marsh-All My Children)
  • 1963 Ai Orikasa, Japanese voice actress and singer
  • 1964 Sabu, American professional wrestler
  • 1966 Kouichi Nagano, Japanese voice actor
  • 1968 Kate Humble, English television presenter
  • 1969 Carrie Westcott, Mission Hills KS, playmate (Sep, 1993)
  • 1970 Jennifer Connelly, American actress (Labyrinth, Requiem for a Dream), born in the Catskill Mountains, New York,
  • 1970 Madchen Amick, Reno NV, actress (Shelly Johnson-Twin Peaks)
  • 1972 Missy Francis, actress (Little House on the Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1975 Mayim Bialik, actress (The Big Bang Theory), born in San Diego, California
  • 1977 Bridget Hall, American model (Ford), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1977 Nicole, Erica and Jaclyn Dahm, American triplet Playboy models
  • 1978 Monica Barladeanu, Romanian actress
  • 1978 Jennifer Rovero Playboy Playmate
  • 1986 Thomas Wansey, English actor
  • 1991 Daniel Magder, Canadian actor