Birthdays in Film & TV on December 13

  • 1853 Joseph Sickman Corsen, Curacao, musician/composer/screenwriter
  • 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)
  • 1897 Drew Pearson, newscaster (Drew Pearson), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 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, Walters Oklahoma, actor (Great Adventure, Madame Bovary)
  • 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 Samuel "Larry" K Parks, Olathe KS, actor (Jolson-Jolson Story)
  • 1915 Curd "Curt" Jürgens, German actor (Enemy Below, Longest Day), born in Munich. Germany (d. 1982)
  • 1915 Mark Stevens, actor (Big Town, Martin Kane), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1915 Curd Jürgens, German-born Austrian actor (d. 1982)
  • 1917 Dave Street, actor/singer (Broadway Open House), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1917 John Hart, American actor
  • 1920 Don Taylor, actor (Father's Little Dividend), born in Freeport, Pennsylvania
  • 1925 Dick Van Dyke, West Plains Mo, actor (Rob Petrie-Dick Van Dyke Show)
  • 1929 Albert Paulsen, Guayaquil Ecuador, actor (Doctors' Hospital)

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

  • 1930 Genevieve Page, actress (Day & the Hour)
  • 1930 Robert Prosky, actor (Christine, Sgt Jablonski-Hill St Blues), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1934 Richard Darryl Zanuck, film producer/executive, (d. 2012)
  • 1937 Rob Houwer, Dutch director and producer/actor (OK, Professor Columbus)
  • 1940 Edith Clever, Wuppertal Germany, actress (Parsifal, L'Adolescente)
  • 1940 Steve Harmon, American actor (Ens Pulver-Mr Roberts), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1941 Anouska Hempel, Forbes NZ, actress (Tiffany Jones)
  • 1941 John Davidson, Pitts, TV host (Hollywood Squares, That's Incredible)
  • 1944 Hwang Jang Lee, Korean martial artist and film actor
  • 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
  • 1950 Heather North, actress (Barefoot Executive), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1950 Wendie Malick, actress (Just Shoot Me)
  • 1951 Robert Lindsay, Ilketson England, actor (Strike it Rich, King Lear)
  • 1952 Sylvester Ritter (Junkyard Dog), American professional wrestler (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, actor (Fargo)
  • 1958 Clark Brandon, American actor (Fast Food), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958 Lynn-Holly Johnson, actress (Ice Castles), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1959 John Whitaker, actor (Family Affair, Snowball Expr), born in Van Nuys, California
  • 1959 Marianne Gravatte, playmate of year (Oct, 1982), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1959 Jim Barrell, American professional wrestler
  • 1960 Daggubati Venkatesh, Indian actor
  • 1961 Irene Saez, Miss Universe 1981 and Venezuelan politician
  • 1962 Karen Witter, CA, actress (Tina-One Life to Live)/playmate (Mar, 1982)
  • 1966 Don Roff, American writer and filmmaker
  • 1967 Deborah Driggs, playmate (Mar, 1990), born in Oakland, California

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

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  • 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
  • 1970 Elizabeth Patricia Reilly, North Miss America-RI (1996), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1972 GiGi Gordon, Butler PA, Miss America-Pennsylvania (1997)
  • 1973 Christie Clark, American actress (Carrie Brady-Days of Our Life), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1979 Christina Todd, Miss Ohio Teen USA (Miss Congeniality-1997)
  • 1981 Chelsea Hertford, actress (Major Dad)