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)
  • 1897 Leonora Summers [Lillian Hill], American vaudeville and silent film actress [Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ; Hoboken To Hollywood), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1976)
  • 1902 Howard Koch, American playwright and screenwriter, born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • 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)

Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra (1915-1998)

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

  • 1923 Bob Barker, American TV game show host (The Price is Right, Truth or Consequences), born in Darrington, Washington
  • 1928 (Henry) Lionel Blair [Ogus], Canadian-British choreographer, tap dancer, actor, and television presenter., born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2021)
  • 1930 Bill Beutel, American journalist and anchor (ABC), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2006)
  • 1935 Al Harrington [born Tausau Ta'a], Samoan-American actor (Hawaii Five-O, 1969-75 -"Ben"; Hawaii Five-O, 2011-18 - "Mamo"), born in Pago Pago, American Samoa (d. 2021)
  • 1937 Connie Francis [Concetta Franconero], American singer and actress (Where the Boys Are), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1941 Liesbeth List, Dutch actress and vocalist (Theodorakis), born in Bandoeng, Dutch East Indies
  • 1944 Kenneth Cranham, Scottish actor (Hellbound: Hellraiser II), born in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
  • 1945 Susi Hush, English television producer, born in Thurgoland, Yorkshire (d. 1995)
  • 1946 George Santopietro, American restaurateur, and husband of TV personality Vanna White (1986-2002), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1946 Marlous Fluitsma, Dutch actress (De Prooi; Apart; Alle Dagen Feest), born in Zuthphen, Netherlands
  • 1949 Bill Nighy, English actor (The Men's Room, Gideon's Daughter), born in Caterham, Surrey, England

RajinikanthRajinikanth (71 years old)

1950 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 Cathy Rigby (McCoy), American gymnast (Olympics, 1968 & 1972), stage actress (Peter Pan), and sports commentator, born in Long Beach, California
  • 1952 Sarah Douglas, British actress (Conan; Superman II; Falcon Crest), born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
  • 1956 Ana Alicia Ortiz, Mexican-American actress (Melissa-Falcon Crest), born in Mexico City
  • 1958 Sheree J. Wilson, American actress (Our Family Honor, Dallas), born in Rochester, Minnesota
  • 1961 Daniel O'Donnell, Irish singer and television presenter, born in Donegal, Ireland
  • 1962 Holly Gagnier, American actress (One Life to Live), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963 Ai Orikasa, Japanese voice actress and singer, born in Tokyo
  • 1963 Teresa Blake, American actress (Gloria Marsh-All My Children), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • 1964 Sabu [Terry Michael Brunk], American professional wrestler, born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1966 Kouichi Nagano, Japanese voice actor, born in Sakura, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • 1968 Kate Humble, English television presenter, born in Wimbledon, London
  • 1968 Rory Kennedy, American documentary filmmaker, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1970 Jennifer Connelly, American actress (Labyrinth, Requiem for a Dream), born in the Catskill Mountains, New York,
  • 1970 Mädchen Amick, American actress (Shelly Johnson-Twin Peaks), born in Reno, Nevada
  • 1970 Regina Hall, American actress (Scary Movie), born in Washington D. C.
  • 1972 Missy Francis, American actress (Little House on the Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1975 Craig Moore, Australian soccer defender and broadcaster (52 caps; Glasgow Rangers 175 games), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1975 Mayim Bialik, American 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, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1978 Monica Bîrlădeanu, Romanian actress, born in Iaşi, Romania
  • 1985 Joel Karekezi, Rwandan film director (The Mercy of the Jungle), born in Rubavu, Rwanda
  • 1986 Thomas Wansey, English actor (Ace Lightning), born in Oxford
  • 1991 Daniel Magder, Canadian actor (The Famous Jett Jackson), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1996 Lucas Hedges, American actor (Boy Erased), born in New York City