Birthdays in Film & TV on December 14

  • 1881 Katherine MacDonald, American actress and film producer (Stranger Than Fiction, The Infidel), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1956)
  • 1884 Jane Cowl, American actress and playwright (Smilin' Through), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1950)
  • 1902 Frances Bavier, American actress (The Andy Griffith Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1907 Guy Middleton, Hove England, actor (Gentlemen Marrie Brunettes)
  • 1908 Laurence Naismith, Surrey England, actor (Judge Fulton-Persuaders)
  • 1908 Morey Amsterdam, American comedian and actor, born in San Franciso, California (d. 1996) probable date
  • 1915 Dan Dailey, American dancer and actor (Gov Drinkwater-Governor & JJ), born in NYC, New York
  • 1917 Elyse Knox, actress (Hit the Ice, Black Gold), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1919 Felix the Cat, anthropomorphic cartoon character created in the silent film era by Pat Sullivan and Otto Messmer
  • 1922 Don Hewitt, American CBS news executive producer (60 Minutes), born in NYC, New York
  • 1923 Sully Boyar, American actor (Car Wash), born in NYC, New York
  • 1924 Raj Kapoor, Indian actor (d. 1988)
  • 1932 George Furth, actor/dir (Tammy, Good Guys, Dumplings), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1935 Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Bath England, actress (Search for the Nile)
  • 1935 Lee Remick, actress (Days of Wine & Rose, Long Hot Summer), born in Quincy, Massachusetts
  • 1935 Lewis Arquette, actor (Horror Show, Book of Love), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1938 Hal Williams, actor (Pvt Benjamin, 227, Sanford & Son), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1938 Janette Scott, actress (Day of the Triffids)
  • 1939 Marilyn Cooper, American actress (Broadway Bound, Survivors), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942 Rex Thompson, American actor (Young Bess, King & I, Her 12 Men), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942 Zoe Laskari, Greek actress
  • 1946 Jane Birkin, actress (Mrs Don Juan, Dark Places, Dust), born in London, England
  • 1946 Patty Duke, actress (The Miracle Worker), born in New York (d. 2016)
  • 1948 Boudewijn Buch, Dutch writer/TV host
  • 1948 Dee Wallace Stone, [Deanna Bowers], Kansas City Kansas, actress (Critters, 10, ET)
  • 1950 Vicki Michelle, Essex England, actress (Virgin Witch, Allo Allo)
  • 1952 Germain Houde, French Canadian actor
  • 1953 Joe Toplyn, comedic writer (Late Night with David Letterman), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1953 Vijay Amritraj, India, tennis player/actor (Octopussy)
  • 1954 Eva Mattes, Tegernsee Germany, actress (Celeste, Man Like Eva)
  • 1954 James Horan, American actor (General Hospital, Transformers Prime), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1956 T K Carter, actor (Mike-Punky Brewster, Just our Luck), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958 Steven Rock-Savage, Mellville Louisiana, (LSU), actor
  • 1963 Cindy Gibb, actress (Search for Tomorrow, Youngblood), born in Bennington, Vermont
  • 1964 Chelsea Noble, actress (Kate-Growing Pains)
  • 1967 Noelle Beck, actress (Trisha-Loving, Fletch Lives), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1970 Nadine Garner, Australian actress
  • 1971 Natascha McElhone, English actress
  • 1972 Eric Anderson, American musical theatre actor
  • 1972 Miranda Hart [Miranda Hart Dyke], English comedian and actress (Miranda), born in London, England
  • 1973 Tia Texada, American actress and singer
  • 1973 Thuy Trang, American actress (d. 2001)
  • 1975 Inga Drozdova, Latvia, playmate (Nov, 1997)
  • 1975 KaDee Strickland, Patterson, Georgia, American actress (Private Practice, The Grudge)
  • 1977 Tisha Dabber, Shelbyville Indiana, actress (New Mickey Mouse Club)
  • 1979 Sophie Monk, Australian actress, singer, and model
  • 1981 Amber Chia, Malaysian model and actress
  • 1981 Johnny Jeter, American professional wrestler
  • 1982 Anthony Way, English singer and actor
  • 1984 Jackson Rathbone, American actor (The Twilight Saga), born in Singapore
  • 1985 Nonami Takizawa, Japanese actress
  • 1985 Ren Yagami, Japanese actor and singer
  • 1988 Vanessa Hudgens, American singer and actress