Birthdays in Film & TV on January 25

  • 1885 Else Mauhs [Alwine Julie Else Mauhs], German-Dutch actress (Eline Vere, L'aiglon), born in Mülheim an der Ruhr (d. 1959)
  • 1891 Dame Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, British actress (The Devil Rides Out), born in London, England (d. 1992)
  • 1900 Mildred Dunnock, American actress (Baby Doll, Nun's Story), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1991)
  • 1908 Howard Wendell, American actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How to Murder Your Wife), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (d. 1975)
  • 1919 Edwin Newman, American newscaster/journalist/author (NBC-TV, Comment), born in NYC, New York
  • 1922 Raymond Baxter, British TV host/author (Fast Lady)
  • 1927 Gregg Palmer [Palmer Edvind Lee], American actor (Scream, To Hell & Back), born in San Francisco (d. 2015)
  • 1931 Dean Jones, American actor (Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo, The Love Bug), born in Decatur, Alabama (d. 2015)
  • 1931 Harold Lloyd Jr, American actor, singer and son of famous silent film actor Harold Lloyd sr (Frankenstein's Daughter), born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 1971)
  • 1931 "Stikkan" Stig Anderson, Swedish actor, music entrepreneur and co-founder of Polar Music (ABBA), born in Hova, Sweden (d. 1997)
  • 1934 Elizabeth Allen, actress (Laura-Bracken's World), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1936 Diana Hyland, Cleve Hgts Ohio, actress (Peyton Place, 8 is Enough)
  • 1941 Gregory Sierra, American actor
  • 1943 Tobe Hooper, American film director
  • 1945 Leigh Taylor-Young, actress (Peyton Place, Alice B Toklas), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1953 The Honky Tonk Man, American professional wrestler

  • 1957 Jenifer Lewis, actress (Girl 6, Meteor Man, Sister Act)
  • 1957 Martha Elizabeth Thomsen, Moses Lake Wash, playmate (May, 1980)
  • 1958 Dinah Manoff, American actress (Elaine-Soap, Carol Weston-Empty Nest), born in NYC, New York
  • 1961 Michele Tobin, actress (Fitzpatricks), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1964 Chip Foster, actor (Chip & Pepper's Surf's Up Saturday)
  • 1964 Pepper Foster, actress (Chip & Pepper's Surf's Up Saturday)
  • 1968 Heinrich "Haini" Wolfgramm, Polynesian-American actor and musician (The Jets), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1971 China Kantner, American actress and daughter of Grace Slick, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1971 Ana Ortiz, American actress and singer
  • 1973 Chris Guy, American professional wrestler
  • 1974 Robert Budreau, Canadian film director, born in London, Canada
  • 1975 Dat Phan, Vietnamese-born US stand-up comedian, born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • 1975 Mia Kirshner, Canadian actress, born in Toronto, Canada
  • 1979 Christine Lakin, US actress (Step by Step), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1980 Michelle McCool, US professional wrestler, born in Palatka, Florida
  • 1982 Sho Sakurai, Japanese singer and actor, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1982 Shawna Waldron, US actress, born in Glendale, California