Birthdays in Film & TV on December 2

  • 1710 Carlo Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (commedia dell'arte), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1783)
  • 1875 Frank Reicher, German-American actor (King Kong, Son of Kong), born in Munich, Germany (d. 1965)
  • 1890 William Gaxton, American actor (Destry, Convoy), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1963)
  • 1894 Warren William [Krech], American actor (The Wolf Man, Cleopatra), born in Aitkin, Minnesota (d. 1948)
  • 1906 Donald Woods, Canadian actor (True Grit, Craig Kennedy; Criminologist), born in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada (d. 1998)
  • 1908 Robert F Simon, Mansfield Oh, actor (Man who shot Liberty Valance)
  • 1908 Rufe Davis, OK, actor (Cocoanut Grove, Trail Blazers, Gangs of Sonora)
  • 1910 Robert Paige, actor (Colgate Comedy Hour), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1916 John Bentley, British actor (African Patrol, Crossroads), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2009)
  • 1917 Ezra Stone, American actor/producer (Henry Aldrich)
  • 1922 Leo V Gordon, actor (Circus Boy, Enos, Winds of War), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1924 Jonathan Frid, actor (Barnabas Collins-Dark Shadows)
  • 1925 Julie Harris, Grosse Pt Mich, actress (Bell Jar, East of Eden), (d. 2013)
  • 1944 Cathy Lee Crosby, LA, actress (Coach, That's Incredible)
  • 1945 Penelope Spheeris, American film director
  • 1949 Ron Raines, Teax City, Texas, actor (Guiding Light)
  • 1952 Keith Szarabajka, Oak Park IL, actor (Nightlife)
  • 1954 Dan Butler, actor (Bob "Bulldog" Briscoe-Frasier)
  • 1954 Huub Stapel, Dutch actor (Amsterdamned, Attic: Hiding of Anne Frank)
  • 1954 Stone Phillips, news host (NBC Dateline)
  • 1955 Dennis Christopher, actor (Breaking Away, California Dreaming), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1956 Steven Bauer, Cuban-American actor (Scarface, Thief of Hearts), born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1966 Jinsei Shinzaki, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1967 Sharry Konopski, Longview Wash, playmate (August, 1987)
  • 1968 Rena Sofer, actress (Rocky-Loving, Lois Cerullo-General Hospital)
  • 1968 Lucy Liu, American actress
  • 1971 Wilson Jermaine Heredia, American actor
  • 1979 Yvonne Catterfeld, German singer and actress
  • 1982 Michelle Banzer, model/beauty queen
  • 1988 Alfred Enoch, British Actor
  • 1988 Soniya Mehra, Indian Actress
  • 1989 Cassie Steele, Canadian actress