Birthdays in Film & TV on June 12

  • 1875 Sam De Grasse, Canadian actor, born in Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada (d. 1953)
  • 1893 Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor and radio play director (Tomorrow It Will Be Better), born in Hilversum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • 1908 Max Tailleur, adjudant to Prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist
  • 1908 Alphonse Ouimet, Canadian TV pioneer and president of the CBC (d. 1988)
  • 1912 Russell "Lucky" Hayden, Chico California, actor (Judge Roy Bean)
  • 1914 William Lundigan, actor (Climax), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1916 Ivan Tors, TV producer (Sea Hunt, Flipper)
  • 1917 Priscilla Lane, American actress (Arsenic & Old Lace)
  • 1918 Samuel Z. Arkoff, American film producer (d. 2001)
  • 1919 Uta Hagen, German actress (Boys From Brazil)/teaches acting
  • 1919 Vera Hruba Ralston, Czech, actress (Dakota, Accused of Murder)
  • 1920 Peter Jones, England, actor (From a Bird's Eye View)
  • 1920 Jim Siedow, American actor (d. 2003)
  • 1921 Hendrik J Witteveen, economist/minister of finance/director (IMF)
  • 1921 James Houston, author/filmmaker (Tikta'Liktak), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1926 Jackie Pallo, English professional wrestler (d. 2006)
  • 1930 Jim Nabors, American actor and singer (Gomer Pyle, Back Home Again in Indiana), born in Sylacauga, Alabama (d. 2017)
  • 1938 Tom Oliver, Australian actor
  • 1941 Marv Albert, American "Yes!" sportscaster (NBC-TV)/back biter, born in NYC, New York
  • 1944 Linda Foster, Lancaster England, actress (Doris-Hank)
  • 1951 Alan Dysert, Danville Ill, actor (Sean Cudahy-All My Children)
  • 1954 Tineke Schouten, Dutch TV host
  • 1957 Jim Morris, impressionist/comedian (Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush)
  • 1957 Timothy Busfield, actor (30 Something, West Wing), born in East Lansing, Michigan
  • 1958 Rebecca Holden, American actress and singer (Knight Rider), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1959 Jenilee Harrison, actress (Cindy-3's Company, Dallas), born in Glendale, California
  • 1959 Kenneth D Herdigein, Suriname/Dutch actor (Say A)
  • 1959 Scott Thompson, comedian (Kids in the Hall, Larry Sanders Show)
  • 1962 Ally Sheedy, [Alexandria], American actress (Wargames, Breakfast Club), born in NYC, New York
  • 1962 Michael Link, actor (Earl-Julia), born in Provo, Utah
  • 1962 John Enos III, American actor
  • 1963 Tim DeKay, American actor
  • 1963 Jerry Lynn, American professional wrestler
  • 1963 Johnny Weiss, American professional wrestler
  • 1964 Paula Marshall, actress (Lindsay Sutton-Chicago Sons), born in Rockville, Maryland
  • 1964 Lorraine Downes, New Zealand beauty queen (Miss Universe 1983), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1965 Cathy Tyson, actress (Serpant & Rainbow), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1967 Frances O'Connor, Australian actress
  • 1967 Icíar Bollaín, Spanish actress, director and writer
  • 1968 Sherry Stringield, actress (ER)
  • 1970 Gordon Michael Woolvett, Canadian actor
  • 1976 Kristin Alicia Beall Ludecke, Miss America-Florida (1996), born in Eustis, Florida
  • 1978 Shiloh Strong, actor (Maybe This Time, House of Cards)
  • 1978 DJ Qualls, American model and actor
  • 1979 Wil Horneff, actor (Ghost in the Machine, Sandlot), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1981 Adriana Lima, Brazilian supermodel
  • 1985 Kendra Wilkinson, American Television Personality and glamour model, born in San Diego, California
  • 1992 Allie DiMeco American musician and actress (The Naked Brothers Band)
  • 1992 Ryan Malgarini, American actor
  • 1997 William Cuddy, Canadian actor