Birthdays in Film & TV on December 13

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  • 1853 Joseph Sickman Corsen, Curacao musician, composer and screenwriter, born in Curacao (d. 1911)
  • 1860 Lucien Guitry, French actor (La Dame aux camélias), born in Paris, France (d. 1925)
  • 1870 Edward LeSaint, American actor and director (Modern Times, The Dumb Messenger), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1940)
  • 1892 Brand Dirck Ochse, Dutch filmmaker and co-founder (Polygoon), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1958)
  • 1897 Drew Pearson, American newscaster (Drew Pearson), born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 1969)
  • 1900 Norman Foster, American actor (Skyscraper Souls), born in Richmond, Indiana (d. 1976)
  • 1910 Lillian Roth [Rutstein], American singer and actress (Animal Crackers), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1980)
  • 1910 Van Heflin [Emmett Evan Heflin Jr], American actor (Great Adventure, Madame Bovary), born in Walters, Oklahoma (d. 1971)
  • 1914 George "Tiger" Haynes, American jazz musician (The Three Flames) and actor (In the Heat of the Night, The Wiz), born in Frederiksted, St. Croix (d. 1994)
  • 1914 Larry Parks [Samuel Lawrence Parks], American actor (The Jolson Story, Love Is Better Than Ever), born in Olathe, Kansas (d. 1975)
  • 1915 Curd Jürgens [Curt Jurgens], German-born Austrian actor (Enemy Below, Longest Day), born in Solln, Munich, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1982)
  • 1916 Mark Stevens, American actor (Big Town, Martin Kane, Private Eye), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1994)
  • 1917 Dave Street [Patrick Devlin], American actor and singer (Moonrise, I Surrender Dear, Broadway Open House), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1971)
  • 1917 John Hart, American actor (The Lone Ranger, The Adventures of Captain Africa), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • 1920 Donald "Don" Taylor, American director and actor (Father's Little Dividend, Escape from the Planet of the Apes), born in Freeport, Pennsylvania (d. 1998)
  • 1925 Dick Van Dyke, American actor (Rob Petrie-Dick Van Dyke Show), born in West Plains, Missouri

  • 1925 Albert Paulsen, Ecuadorian-American actor (One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Doctors' Hospital), born in Guayaquil, Ecuador (d. 2004)
  • 1927 Geneviève Page [Bonjean], French actress (Madame Anais-Belle de Jour, Day & the Hour), born in Paris, France

Person of interestChristopher Plummer

1929 Christopher Plummer, Canadian actor (Sound of Music, Doll's House), born in Toronto, Ontario

  • 1930 Robert Prosky, Polish-American actor and comedian (Christine, Thief), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • 1934 Richard Darryl Zanuck, American Academy Award winning film producer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1937 Rob Houwer, Dutch director and producer and actor (OK, Professor Columbus), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1940 Edith Clever, German actress (Parsifal, L'Adolescente), born in Wuppertal, Germany
  • 1940 Steve Harmon, American actor (Ens Pulver-Mr Roberts), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1941 Anouska Hempel, British actress (Tiffany Jones), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 1941 John Davidson, American TV host (Hollywood Squares, That's Incredible), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1943 Arturo Ripstein, Mexican film director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot), born in Mexico City
  • 1943 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London
  • 1945 Kathy Garver, American actress (Cissy in Family Affair), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1947 Darlene Cates, American actress (What's Eating Gilbert Grape), born in Borger, Texas (d. 2017)
  • 1949 Paula Wilcox, English actress (Man About the House), born in Manchester, Lancashire, Englan
  • 1949 Robert Lindsey, English actor (My Family, Citizen Smith), born in Ilkeston, United Kingdom
  • 1950 Heather North, American actress (Barefoot Executive), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1950 Wendie Malick, American actress (Just Shoot Me), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1951 Robert Lindsay, English actor (Strike it Rich, King Lear), born in Ilketson, England
  • 1952 Sylvester Ritter (Junkyard Dog), American professional wrestler, born in Wadesboro, North Carolina (d. 1998)
  • 1954 John Anderson, American country singer and actor (I've Got a Feelin', Money in the Bank), born in Apopka, Florida
  • 1957 Steve Buscemi, American actor (Fargo), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958 Clark Brandon, American actor (Fast Food), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958 Lynn-Holly Johnson, American actress (Ice Castles), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1959 John Whitaker, American actor (Family Affair, Snowball Expr), born in Van Nuys, California
  • 1959 Marianne Gravatte, American model and Playboy playmate (Oct, 1982, 1983 Playmate of the Year), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1959 Boris Zhukov [Jim Harrell], American professional wrestler, born in Roanoke, Virginia
  • 1960 Venkatesh Daggubati, Indian actor, born in Karamchedu, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • 1961 Irene Sáez, Venezuelan beauty queen crowned Miss Universe 1981 and politician, born in Chacao, Miranda, Venezuela
  • 1962 Karen Witter, American actress (Tina on One Life to Live) and Playboy playmate (Mar, 1982), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1966 Don Roff, American writer and filmmaker, born in Walla Walla, Washington

Person of interestJamie Foxx

1967 Jamie Foxx, American actor (Ray, In Living Color) comedian and musician, born in Terrell, Texas

Actor and Singer-Songwriter Jamie Foxx
Actor and Singer-Songwriter
Jamie Foxx
  • 1967 Jenn Thompson, American actor (Dee-Harper Valley PTA), born in NYC, New York
  • 1969 Tony Curran, Scottish actor (Gladiator, Underworld: Evolution), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1973 Christie Clark, American actress (Carrie Brady-Days of Our Life), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1981 Chelsea Hertford, American actress (Major Dad)