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 (Spy Who Loved Me), born in Paris, France (d. 1993)
  • 1915 Allan Jackson, American newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas (d. 1976)
  • 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 and film title designer (James Bond Movies), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1928 Dena Dietrich, American actress (Mother Nature in Chiffon margarine), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1930 Ronnie Corbett, British comedian (The Two Ronnies), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 2016)
  • 1933 Horst Buchholz, German actor (Magnificent 7, Raid on Entebbe), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2003)
  • 1934 Victor French, American actor (Highway to Heaven), born in Santa Barbara, California (d. 1989)
  • 1934 Wink Martindale, American TV host (Tic-Tac-Dough, Can You Top This), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • 1937 Max Baer Jr, American 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, Dutch actress (Miep Gies-Anne Frank), born in Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands (d. 1994)
  • 1941 Humberto Solás, Cuban film director and writer (Lucia), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2008)
  • 1942 Gemma Jones, English actress (Bridget Jones's Diary), born in Marylebone, London

Person of interestJeff Bridges

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

  • 1949 Pamela Stephenson, New Zealand-born Australian actress (Superman 3, Sat Night Live), born in Takapuna, Auckland
  • 1950 Jan Rietman, Dutch radio and TV host, born in Doetinchem, Netherlands
  • 1950 Karel van de Graaf, Dutch TV host, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1951 Patricia Wettig, American actress (Nancy Weston-30 Something), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1954 Tony Todd, American actor and producer (Platoon), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1964 Marisa Tomei, American actress (My Cousin Vinny), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964 Chelsea Noble, American actress (Kate-Growing Pains), born in Cheektowaga, New York
  • 1964 Jonathan Goldstein, American actor (Drake & Josh), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1965 Álex de la Iglesia, Spanish film director (As Luck Would Have It), born in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain
  • 1966 Fred Armisen, American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live), born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • 1970 Kevin Sussman, American actor (Ugly Betty, The Big Bang Theory), born in NYC, New York
  • 1970 Sylvester Terkay, American professional wrestler, born in Washington, Pennsylvania

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 and professional wrestler, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1984 Lindsay Felton, American actress (Caitlin's Way), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1984 Lauren London, American actress (The Game), born in Los Angeles, California