Birthdays in Film & TV on February 12

  • 1883 Ludwig Stössel, Austrian actor (Man With a Camera, The Pride of the Yankees), born in Léka, Hungary, Austria-Hungary (d. 1973)
  • 1891 Max Terhune, American actor (Arizona Stagecoach, Hit the Saddle, Range Justice), born in Franklin, Indiana (d. 1973)
  • 1897 Vola Vale [Smith], American actress, born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1970)
  • 1898 Wallace Ford [Samuel Jones Grundy], British actor (Freaks, Harvey, Spellbound, Deputy), born in Bolton, Lancashire, England (d. 1966)
  • 1900 Fred Emney, British actor (Let the People Sing, Adventures of a Private Eye, Lilac Domino), born in London, England (d. 1980)
  • 1902 William Collier [Charles F Gall Jr], American stage and film actor and producer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1904 Ted Mack, TV host (Original Amateur Hour), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1905 Harry Bellaver, American actor (Another World, Naked City), born in Hillsboro, Illinois (d. 1993)
  • 1908 August Neo, Estonian wrestler (d. 1982)
  • 1912 Ernest Clark, British actor (Ghandi, The Dam Busters, Doctor in the House), born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • 1915 Lorne Greene [Lyon Chaim Green], Canadian actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica), born in Ottawa, Canada (d. 1987)
  • 1919 Forrest Tucker, American actor (F Troop, Dusty Trail, The Crawling Eye), born in Plainfield, Indiana (d. 1986)
  • 1920 Pran Krishan Sikand, Indian actor often cast as the villain in Hindi cinema (Khandaan, Be-Imaan), born in New Delhi (d. 2013)
  • 1927 Anne Gillis [Alma Conner], American actress (Faline-Bambi, Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Little Men), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2018)
  • 1932 Lincoln Kilpatrick, actor (BJ-Leslie Uggams Show), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1934 Annette Crosbie, British(?) actress
  • 1935 Gene McDaniels, US vocalist, bandleader and actor (Young Swingers)
  • 1936 Joe Don Baker, American actor (Eischied, Walking Tall, Fletch), born in Groesback, Texas
  • 1936 Paul Shenar, American actor (Carrington-Roots), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1939 John D Hancock, American actor and director (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1940 Richard Lynch, American actor (Xaviar-Battlestar Galactica), (d. 2012)
  • 1945 Cliff De Young, actor (F/X, Hunger, Shock Treatment), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945 Maud Adams, Lulea Sweden, actress (Octopussy, Rollerball, Tattoo)
  • 1946 Ajda Pekkan, Turkish singer and actress, born in Istanbul, Turkey
  • 1950 Michael Ironside, Canadian actor (Starship Troopers), born in Toronto, Canada
  • 1952 Salvador Pineda, Mexican actor, born in Huetamo, Mexico
  • 1952 Simon MacCorkindale, English actor (Falcon Crest, Manimal), born in Ely, Cambridgeshire (d. 2010)
  • 1953 Joanna Kerns, [de Varona], actress (Maggie-Growing Pains), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1953 Nabil Shaban, British actor
  • 1953 Robin Thomas, American actor
  • 1954 Tzimis Panousis, Greek musician and stand-up comedian
  • 1955 Arsenio Hall, US comedian (Alan Thicke, Arsenio, Coming to America), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1958 Ruth Guerri, US-Italian nude model (July, 1983), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1959 Sigrid Thornton, Australian actress (Amelia Lawson-Guns of Paradise), born in Canberra, Australia
  • 1964 Raphael Sbarge, US actor (Risky Business, My Science Project, Werewolf), born in NYC, New York
  • 1968 Josh Brolin, US actor (Johnny-Private Eye, Jimmy Hickok-Young Riders), born in Santa Monica, Canada
  • 1968 Gregory Charles, French-Canadian performing artist, born in Montreal, Canada
  • 1972 Andrew Cassesse, US actor (Revenge of Nerds II, TV 101), born in NYC, New York
  • 1972 Latrice Royale [Timothy Wilcots], American drag queen and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Compton, California
  • 1973 Tara Strong, Canadian-American voice actress (Rugrats, The Powerpuff Girls), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1976 Christopher Pettiet, US actor (Young Riders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1976 Anna Benson, US model, born in Mableton, United States
  • 1976 Silvia Saint, Czech actress, born in Kyjov, Czech Republic
  • 1978 Gethin Jones, British (Welsh) television presenter, born in Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • 1979 Jesse Spencer, Australian actor, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1980 Christina Ricci, US actress (Wednesday-Addams Family, Casper), born in Santa Monica. California
  • 1980 Sarah Lancaster, US actress (Rachel-Saved By Bell: New Class), born in Overland Park, Kansas
  • 1985 Saskia Burmeister Croft, Australian actress, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1993 Jennifer Stone, US actress, born in Arlington, Texas