On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on December 3

  • 1908 Edward Underdown, British actor (Beat the Devil, Thunderball), born in London, England (d. 1989)
  • 1911 Nino Rota, Italian composer (Torquemada, the Godfather films), born in Milan, Italy (d. 1979)
  • 1922 Sven Nykvist, Swedish cinematographer (Cries and Whispers), born in Moheda, Kronobergs län, Sweden (d. 2006)
  • 1923 Trevor Bailey, English cricket all-rounder, writer and broadcaster (61 Tests, top score 134, 132 wickets; BBC), born in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England (d. 2011)
  • 1927 Isabelle Harriet Lucas, Canadian-born British actress and singer (Outland, Comics), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1997)

Person of interestJean-Luc Godard

1930 Jean-Luc Godard, French director (Alphaville, Hail Mary, Breathless), born in Paris, France

Director Jean-Luc Godard
Director
Jean-Luc Godard
  • 1931 Jaye P. Morgan, American pop singer, actress and game show panelist (Gong Show, Night Patrol), born in Mancos, Colorado
  • 1941 Mary Alice, Indianola MS, newscaster (CBS, Lettie-Different World)
  • 1943 Valerie Perrine, actress (Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas
  • 1949 Heather Menzies-Urich, Canadian actress (The Sound of Music, Piranha), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2017)
  • 1951 Riki Choshu, [Mitsuo Yoshida], Japanese pro wrestler (NJPW/All-Japan), born in Tokuyama, Yamaguchi, Japan
  • 1951 John and Greg Rice, American twin actors
  • 1952 Mel Smith, author, actor, and comedian (Morons From Outer Space), (d. 2013)
  • 1955 Melody Anderson, Canadian actress (Flash Gordon), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1956 Hart Bochner, actor and director (Rich & Famous), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959 Eamonn Holmes, Northern Irish TV presenter

  • 1960 Daryl Hannah, American actress (Splash, Blade Runner), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestJulianne Moore

1960 Julianne Moore, American actress (Magnolia, The Kids are Alright), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina

  • 1961 Adal Ramones, Mexican television host
  • 1965 Steve Harris, American actor
  • 1965 Andrew Stanton, American animator
  • 1966 Flemming Povlsen, Danish soccer forward and broadcaster (62 caps; Borussia Dortmund), born in Brabrand, Denmark
  • 1968 Brendan Fraser, American actor (School Ties, 20 Bucks), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1968 Kevin Telles, actor (Party Camp)
  • 1970 Jennifer Rothschild, [Rubin], actress (Judas Project)
  • 1970 Paul Byrd, American baseball pitcher and broadcaster (MLB All Star 1999; Philadelphia Phillies; Fox Sports Southeast), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1971 Keegan Connor Tracy, Canadian actress
  • 1973 Holly Marie Combs, American actress
  • 1973 Francisco Islas Rueda [Super Crazy], Mexican pro wrestler (WWE; NJPW, Zero-1, AJPW), born in Tulancingo, Hidalgo, Mexico
  • 1975 Lauren E Roman, actress (Laura Kirk-All My Children), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • 1975 Malinda Williams, American actress
  • 1979 Rainbow Sun Francks, Canadian actor (Stargate Atlantis), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1979 Tiffany Haddish, American comedian and actress (Girls Trip), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1980 Anna Chlumsky, American actress (My Girl, Veep), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1980 Jenna Dewan, American actress
  • 1981 Brian Bonsall, actor (Family Ties, Star Trek Next Generation)
  • 1982 Jaycee Chan, American-born Hong Kong singer and actor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1985 Amanda Seyfried, American actress (Mamma Mia), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • 1987 Michael Angarano, American actor
  • 1992 Joseph McManners, English actor
  • 1994 Jake T. Austin, American actor