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)
  • 1906 Guy Middleton, British actor (Oh! What a Lovely War, Laughter in Paradise), born in Hove, East Sussex, England (d. 1973)
  • 1908 Laurence Naismith, British actor (Diamonds Are Forever, Camelot, Persuaders), born in Thames Ditton, Surrey, England (d. 1992)
  • 1908 Morey Amsterdam, American comedian and actor, born in San Franciso, California (d. 1996) probable date
  • 1915 Daniel "Dan" Dailey, American dancer and actor (You're My Everything, Governor & J.J.), born in NYC, New York (d. 1978)
  • 1917 Elyse Knox, American actress (Hit the Ice, Black Gold), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2012)
  • 1918 James T. Aubrey, American television executive (President of the CBS television network 1959-65), born in LaSalle, Illinois (d. 1994)
  • 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 Irving "Sully" Boyar, American actor (Dog Day Afternoon, Car Wash), born in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (d. 2001)
  • 1924 Raj Kapoor, Indian actor known as "the greatest showman of Hindi cinema" (Awaara, Boot Polish), born in Peshawar, British India (d. 1988)
  • 1932 George Furth, American actor and director (Tammy, Good Guys, Dumplings), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)
  • 1935 Barbara Leigh-Hunt, British actress (Search for the Nile), born in Bath, Somerset, England
  • 1935 Lee Remick, American actress (Days of Wine & Rose, Long Hot Summer), born in Quincy, Massachusetts (d. 1991)

  • 1935 Lewis Arquette, American actor (Horror Show, Book of Love), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2001)
  • 1938 Hal Williams, American actor (Pvt Benjamin, 227, Sanford & Son), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1938 Janette Scott, English actress (Day of the Triffids), born in Morecambe, Lancashire, England
  • 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, born in Thessaloniki, Greece (d. 2017)
  • 1946 Jane Birkin, English actress and singer (Mrs Don Juan, Dark Places, Dust), born in London, England
  • 1946 Michael Ovitz, American president (Walt Disney Co) and co-founder (Creative Artists Agency), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1946 Patty Duke, American actress (The Miracle Worker), born in New York (d. 2016)
  • 1948 Boudewijn Büch, Dutch writer and TV host, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1948 Dee Wallace Stone [Deanna Bowers], American actress (Critters, 10, ET), born in Kansas City, Kanasas
  • 1950 Vicki Michelle, English actress (Virgin Witch, Allo Allo), born in Chigwell, England
  • 1952 Germain Houde, French Canadian actor, born in Petit-Saguenay, Quebec
  • 1953 Joe Toplyn, comedic writer (Late Night with David Letterman), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1953 Vijay Amritraj, Indian tennis player and actor (Octopussy), born in Chennai, India
  • 1954 Eva Mattes, Austrian-German actress (Celeste, Man Like Eva), born in Tegernsee, Germany
  • 1954 James Horan, American actor (General Hospital, Transformers Prime), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1958 Steven Rock-Savage, American actor (Shadow Play), born in Melville, Louisiana
  • 1963 Cindy Gibb, American actress (Search for Tomorrow, Youngblood), born in Bennington, Vermont
  • 1968 Noelle Beck, American actress (Trisha-Loving, Fletch Lives), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1970 Nadine Garner, Australian actress (The Still Point), born in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia
  • 1971 Natascha McElhone, English actress (The Truman Show), born in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England
  • 1972 Eric Anderson, American musical theatre actor, born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1972 Miranda Hart [Miranda Hart Dyke], English comedian and actress (Miranda), born in London, England
  • 1973 Tia Texada, American actress and singer, born in Louisiana
  • 1973 Thuy Trang, Vietnamese-American actress (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), born in Saigon, Vietnam (d. 2001)
  • 1975 KaDee Strickland, American actress (Private Practice, The Grudge), born in Patterson, Georgia
  • 1979 Sophie Monk, Australian actress, singer, and model, born in London
  • 1981 Amber Chia, Malaysian model and actress, born in Teluk Intan, Perak, Malaysia
  • 1981 Johnny Jeter, American professional wrestler, born in San Diego, California
  • 1982 Anthony Way, English singer and actor, born in London
  • 1984 Jackson Rathbone, American actor (The Twilight Saga), born in Singapore
  • 1985 Nonami Takizawa, Japanese gravure idol and actress, born in Saitama prefecture, Japan
  • 1985 Ren Yagami, Japanese actor and singer, born in Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
  • 1988 Vanessa Hudgens, American singer and actress (High School Musical), born in Salinas, California
  • 1988 Awkwafina [Nora Lum], American rapper and actress (Ocean's 8), born in New York City