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 [Giovanni Rota Rinaldi], Italian classical and film score composer (Il cappello di paglia di Firenze; The Godfather (I & II); 16 Federico Fellini 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, 1 x 100, 10 x 50, HS 134no, 132 wickets; BBC), born in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England (d. 2011)

Andy WilliamsAndy Williams (1927-2012)

American pop singer ("Moon River"; "Days of Wine and Roses"; "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year"), born in Wall Lake, Iowa

  • 1927 Isabelle Harriet Lucas, Canadian-born British actress and singer (Outland, Comics), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1997)

Jean-Luc GodardJean-Luc Godard (1930-2022)

French director (Alphaville; Hail Mary; Breathless), born in Paris, France

  • 1933 Rosalind Knight, British stage and screen actress (Friday Night Dinner - "Horrible Grandma"), born in Marleybone (now Westminster), England (d. 2020)
  • 1936 Mary Alice [Smith], American stage and screen actress (Fences - Tony Award, 1987; I'll Fly Away - Emmy Award, 1993; A Different World "Lettie"), born in Indianola, Mississippi (d. 2022) [some sources give birth year as 1941]
  • 1948 Diane Kurys, French filmmaker and actress (Entre Nous), born in Lyon, Rhône, France
  • 1949 Heather Menzies-Urich, Canadian actress (The Sound of Music; Piranha), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2017)
  • 1951 John and Greg Rice, American twin actors, born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1951 Riki Choshu [Mitsuo Yoshida], Japanese pro wrestler (NJPW/All-Japan), born in Tokuyama, Yamaguchi, Japan
  • 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

Julianne MooreJulianne Moore (62 years old)

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

  • 1961 Adal Ramones, Mexican comedian and television host, born in Monterrey, Mexico
  • 1965 Andrew Stanton, American Academy Award-winning animator and film director (Wall-E; Finding Nemo), born in Rockport, Massachusetts
  • 1965 Steve Harris, American actor
  • 1966 Flemming Povlsen, Danish soccer forward and broadcaster (62 caps; Borussia Dortmund), born in Brabrand, Denmark

Brendan FraserBrendan Fraser (54 years old)

1968 American actor (Encino Man; The Mummy films; Gods and Monsters), 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 (Once Upon A Time; The Magicians), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • 1973 Francisco Islas Rueda [Super Crazy], Mexican pro wrestler (WWE; NJPW, Zero-1, AJPW), born in Tulancingo, Hidalgo, Mexico
  • 1973 Holly Marie Combs, American actress (Picket Fences; Charmed), born in San Diego, California
  • 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

Amanda SeyfriedAmanda Seyfried (37 years old)

1985 American actress (Mamma Mia, The Dropout), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania

  • 1987 Michael Angarano, American actor
  • 1992 Joseph McManners, English actor
  • 1993 Marques Brownlee, American Youtuber (MKBHD) and ultimate frisbee player, born in Maplewood, New Jersey
  • 1994 Jake T. Austin, American actor (Wizards of Waverley Place), born in New York City