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, actor (Doctor in the House), born in London, England
  • 1915 Lorne Greene, actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica), born in Ottawa, Canada
  • 1919 Forrest Tucker, Plainfield Ind, actor (O'Rourke-F Troop, Dusty Trail)
  • 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, actress (Adv of Tom Sawyer, Little Men), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 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, Groesback Tx, actor (Eischied, Walking Tall, Fletch)
  • 1936 Paul Shenar, actor (Carrington-Roots), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1939 John D Hancock, actor and director (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights)
  • 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)
  • 1950 Michael Ironside, actor, (Starship Troopers)
  • 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, comedian (Alan Thicke, Arsenio, Coming to America)
  • 1958 Ruth Guerri, playmate (July, 1983), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1959 Sigrid Thornton, Australia, actress (Amelia Lawson-Guns of Paradise)
  • 1963 John Michael Higgins, American actor
  • 1964 Raphael Sbarge, actor (Risky Business, My Science Project, Werewolf)
  • 1968 Josh Brolin, actor (Johnny-Private Eye, Jimmy Hickok-Young Riders)
  • 1968 Grégory Charles, French Canadian singer, dancer, pianist, radio and television host
  • 1972 Andrew Cassesse, actor (Revenge of Nerds II, TV 101)
  • 1973 Tara Strong, Canadian-American voice actress (Rugrats, The Powerpuff Girls), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1976 Christopher Pettiet, actor (Young Riders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1976 Anna Benson, American model
  • 1976 Silvia Saint, Czech actress
  • 1978 Gethin Jones, British (Welsh) television presenter
  • 1979 Jesse Spencer, Australian actor
  • 1980 Christina Ricci, actress (Wednesday-Addams Family, Casper), born in Santa Monica. California
  • 1980 Sarah Lancaster, KC KS, actress (Rachel-Saved By Bell: New Class)
  • 1985 Saskia Burmeister Croft, Australian actress
  • 1993 Jennifer Stone, American actress