Birthdays in Film & TV on December 25

  • 1863 Charles Pathé, French pioneer of film and record industries (d. 1957)
  • 1868 Eugenie Besserer, American actress (Jazz Singer), born in Watertown, New York (d. 1934)
  • 1884 [Florence] Evelyn Nesbit, American actress, born in Tarentum, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • 1887 John Davidson, American actor (Dick Tracy vs Crime Inc, Charlie Chan-Chinese Cat), born in NYC, New York (d. 1968)
  • 1891 Earle Foxe, actor (Dance Fools Dance), born in Oxford, Ohio
  • 1893 Bert Bertram, Australian actor (How to Steal a Million, Shamus), born in Peterborough, Australia (d. 1991)
  • 1893 Fred Hillebrand, American actor (Martin Kane, Moon Over Manhattan), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1963)
  • 1899 Frank Fergusson, American character actor (My Friend Flicka, Peyton Place), born in Ferndale, California (d. 1978)

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1899 Humphrey Bogart, American actor (Casablanca - "Here's looking at you, kid"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1957)

  • 1902 Barton Maclane, American actor (The Quaterback, I Dream of Jeannie), born in Columbia, South Carolina (d. 1969)
  • 1903 Corry Lievens [Isabella MJ Adriaens], Flemish actress (Blue Bird), born in Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium (d. 1968)
  • 1903 J Edward Bromberg, Hungarian actor (The Mark of Zorro, Under 2 Flags), born in Temesvár, Austria-Hungary (d. 1951)
  • 1906 Lew Grade, British TV mogul (ATV)/movie producer (Boys from Brazil)
  • 1906 Frank Ferguson, American actor (Wagons West, Dynamite, My Gal Sal), born in Ferndale, California (d. 1978)
  • 1907 Mike Mazurki, Austrian actor (Some Like It Hot, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World), born in Tarnopol, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1990)
  • 1908 Helen Twelvetrees, American actress (State's Attorney, Painted Desert), born in in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1958)
  • 1910 Marguerite Churchill, American actress (Dracula's Daughter, Big Trail), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2000)
  • 1911 Burne Hogarth, strip-cartoon artist
  • 1913 Candy Candido, American actor and radio performer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1915 Nora Dunfee, American actress (Forrest Gump, Lorenzo's Oil), born in Belmont, Ohio (d. 1994)
  • 1919 Noele Gordon, British actress (Crossroads), born in East Ham, London, (d. 1985)
  • 1920 Artur Agostinho, Lisbon Port, actor (Capas Negras, Leao da Estrela)
  • 1928 Earl Brown, Salt Lake City Ut, actor (Stovall-Operation Petticoat)
  • 1929 Irish McCalla, Pawnee City Neb, actress (Sheena Queen of Jungle)
  • 1929 Stuart Hall, British radio and television presenter
  • 1929 China Machado, Chinese-born model, 1st non-Caucasian super model, born in Shanghai (d. 2016)
  • 1934 John Ashley, actor (Clipper-Straightaway), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1938 Wibo van de Linde, Dutch TV host/director (Avro)
  • 1943 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death)
  • 1944 Kenny Everett [Maurice James Christopher Cole], Seaforth Lancashire, British DJ and TV personality (Kenny Everett Show)
  • 1945 Rick Berman, [Richard], televison producer (Star Trek Generations), born in New York
  • 1945 Gary Sandy, actor (Andy-WKRP in Cincinnati), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1948 Barbara Mandrell, singer/TV host (Mandrell Sisters), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1948 Merry Clayton, American soul and gospel singer and actress, born in New Orleans, Louisiana

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1949 Sissy Spacek, American Actress (Carrie, Badlands, Coal Miner's Daughter), born in Quitman, Texas

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  • 1952 CCH Pounder, Guyana-born actress
  • 1955 William Andrews, actor (Sealed Cargo)
  • 1957 Jillie Mack, Mrs Tom Selleck/actress (Magnum PI)
  • 1959 Missy Cleveland, playmate (April, 1979), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1960 Ron Bottitta, British actor
  • 1962 Dean Cameron, Morrison Ill, actor (Herbie-Spencer)
  • 1964 Peter Hanson, English/Sierra Leone/Dutch actor (Darling How Could You)
  • 1966 Sandy Corn, model/Penthouse Pet (March, 1991)
  • 1968 Helena Christensen, Copenhagen Denmark, model/actress (Inferno)
  • 1972 Fantasia, [Tonya Manley], dancer/actress (Pump it Up), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973 Chris Harris, American professional wrestler
  • 1974 Nagma [Nandita Arvind Morarji], Indian actress, born in Mumbai
  • 1977 Uhm Ji-won, South Korean actress
  • 1980 Reika Hashimoto, Japanese actress
  • 1980 Laura Sadler, British actress (d. 2003)
  • 1981 Katie Wright, American actress
  • 1984 Georgia Moffett, British actress
  • 1985 Perdita Weeks, British actress