Birthdays in Film & TV on December 4

  • 1861 Lillian Russell [Helen Leonard], American singer and actress (Great Mogul), born in Clinton, Iowa (d. 1922)
  • 1889 Isabel Randolph, American actress (Fuller Brush Girl, Our Miss Brooks), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1973)
  • 1909 Jimmy Jewel [James Jewel Marsh], British comedic actor (The Avengers, Thicker Than Water), born in Sheffield, England (d. 1995)
  • 1914 Claude Renoir, French cinematographer (d. 1993)
  • 1915 Allan Jackson, newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • 1920 Michael Bates, English actor (Clockwork Orange, Patton), born in Jhansi, British India (d.1978)
  • 1921 Deanna Durbin [Edna Mae Durbin], Canadian actress and vocalist (Every Sunday, Three Smart Girls, 100 Men & a Girl), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2013)
  • 1922 Gérard Philipe, French actor (Caligula, Devil in the Flesh), born in Cannes, France (d. 1959)
  • 1923 John Krish, British documentary filmmaker (Let My People Go), born in London (d. 2016)
  • 1925 Maurice Binder, American photographer/film titler (James Bond), born in NYC, New York
  • 1928 Dena Dietrich, American actress (Mother Nature in Chiffon margarine), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1930 Ronnie Corbett, comedian (The Two Ronnies), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 2016)
  • 1933 Horst Buchholz, actor (Magnificent 7, Raid on Entebbe), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1934 Victor French, actor (Highway to Heaven), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1934 Wink Martindale, TV host (Tic-Tac-Dough, Can You Top This), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • 1937 Max Baer Jr, actor (Jethro-Beverly Hillbillies), born in Oakland, California

  • 1937 Donnelly Rhodes, Canadian actor (Da Vinci's Inquest, Danger Bay), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2018)
  • 1938 Liesbeth Struppert, actress (Miep Gies-Anne Frank)
  • 1941 Humberto Solas, director/writer (Lucia)
  • 1942 Gemma Jones, English actress
  • 1943 Patti Chandler, California, actress (Bikini Beach)

Person of interestJeff Bridges

1949 Jeff Bridges, actor (Stay Hungry, Against All Odds), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1949 Pamela Stephenson, New Zealand-born Australian actress (Superman 3, Sat Night Live)
  • 1950 Jan Rietman, Dutch radio/TV host
  • 1950 Karel van de Graf, Dutch TV host
  • 1951 Patricia Wettig, actress (Nancy Weston-30 Something), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1954 Tony Todd, American actor and producer
  • 1964 Marisa Tomei, American actress (My Cousin Vinny), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964 Chelsea Noble, US actress (Kate-Growing Pains), born in Cheektowaga, New York
  • 1964 Jonathan Goldstein, American actor
  • 1965 Álex de la Iglesia, Spanish film director
  • 1966 Fred Armisen, American actor and musician
  • 1966 Chris Shepherd, English film director
  • 1970 Kevin Sussman, American actor (Ugly Betty, The Big Bang Theory), born in NYC, New York
  • 1970 Sylvester Terkay, American wrestler
  • 1972 Nikki Tyler, American actress

Person of interestTyra Banks

1973 Tyra Banks, American supermodel and actress (Higher Learning, Fresh Prince of Bel Air), born in Inglewood, California

Supwemodel & Actress Tyra Banks
Supwemodel & Actress
Tyra Banks
  • 1984 Brooke Adams, American model
  • 1984 Lindsay Felton, American actress
  • 1984 Lauren London, American actress