Birthdays in Film & TV on December 15

  • 1881 James Schneider, American actor (The Key to Yesterday, Keystone Kops), born in NYC, New York (d. 1967)
  • 1896 Margaret Bannerman, Canadian actress (Elopement), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1976)
  • 1899 Frank Vosper, British actor (The Man Who Knew Too Much, Rome Express), born in London, England (d. 1937)
  • 1899 Harold Abrahams, British athlete (Olympic gold 100m, silver 4x100m 1924; depicted in film "Chariots of Fire"), born in Bedford, England (d. 1978)
  • 1912 Ray Eames, American designer and filmmaker, born in Sacramento, California (d. 1988)
  • 1918 Jeff Chandler [Ira Grossel], American actor (Broken Arrow), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1961)
  • 1925 (Josie) "Kasey" Rogers, American actress (Strangers On A Train; Bewitched - "Louise Tate"), born in Morehouse, Missouri (d. 2006)
  • 1928 Jimmy Nelson, American ventriloquist (Nestles, Farfel), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1931 Evald Schorm, Czech film director (Courage for Every Day), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 1988)
  • 1933 (Thomas) "Tim" Conway, American Emmy Award-winning comic actor and screenwriter (McHale's Navy; The Carol Burnett Show, 1975-78; The Apple Dumpling Gang),, born in Willoughby, Ohio (d. 2019)
  • 1937 Karen Morrow, American actress (The Boy in the Plastic bubble, Ladies' Man), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1940 Nick Buoniconti, American NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins) and sportscaster (NBC), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2019)
  • 1941 Geoffrey Davies, English actor (Doctor at Sea, Doctor on the Go), born in Leeds, England
  • 1945 Thaao Penghlis, Australian actor (Mission Impossible, Tony-Days of Our Life), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1948 Cassandra Harris [Sandra Waites], Australian actress (For Your Eyes Only), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1991)
  • 1948 David Gwillim, English actor (Island at Top of the World), born in Plymouth, Devon, England
  • 1948 Melanie Chartoff, American actress (Fridays, Parker Lewis) and director, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1949 Don Johnson, American actor (Miami Vice - "Sonny Crockett"; Nash Bridges), and pop singer ("Heartbeat"), born in Flatt Creek, Missouri
  • 1954 Justin Ross, American actor (Sinatra, Chorus Line, Fan, Quick Change), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1957 Chō [Yuuichi Nagashima], Japanese voice actor, born in Kōnosu, Japan
  • 1959 Heidi Bohay, American actress (Megan-Hotel), born in Somerset, New Jersey
  • 1960 Don Franklin, American actor (Seaquest 2032, Noah Dixon-The Young Riders), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1961 Annie Pujol, French TV hostess (Roue de la Fortune), born in Perpignan, France
  • 1963 Helen Slater, American actress (Supergirl, Billie Jean, Ruthless People), born in NYC, New York
  • 1966 Manos Papayiannis, Greek fashion model and actor
  • 1968 Garrett Wang, American actor (Star Trek Voyager), born in Riverside, California
  • 1968 Javid Hussain, Indian film producer
  • 1969 Ralph Ineson, English actor (Harry Potter films), born in Leeds, England
  • 1969 Rohini, Indian actress, screenwriter and director (Stri), born in Thummapala, India
  • 1970 Michael Shanks, Canadian actor and director (Stargate), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1972 Lee Jung-jae, South Korean actor (Squid Game), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1972 Stuart Townsend, Irish actor (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen), born in Howth, Ireland
  • 1973 Ryu Seung-wan, South Korean actor and director, born in Onyang, South Korea
  • 1976 Elix Skipper, American professional wrestler, born in Roosevelt, New York
  • 1979 Adam Brody, American actor (The O.C.), born in San Diego, California
  • 1979 Eric Young, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1981 Brendan Fletcher, Canadian actor The Law of Enclosures), born in Comox Valley, British Columbia
  • 1981 Michelle Dockery, English actress (Downton Abbey), born in London, England

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1982 English actor (Daredevil, The Theory of Everything, Boardwalk Empire), born in London

  • 1983 Camilla Luddington, British-American actress (Grey's Anatomy - "Dr. Jo Wilson"), born in Ascot, England
  • 1983 René Duprée [Goguen], Canadian professional wrestler, born in Moncton, New Brunswick
  • 1985 Sheba Mason [Reiter], American comedian and daughter of Jackie Mason, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1986 Snejana Onopka, Ukrainian supermodel, born in Sievierodonetsk, Soviet Union
  • 1991 Alana Haim, American singer (Haim) and actress (Licorice Pizza), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1997 Maude Apatow, American actress (Euphoria), born in Los Banos, California