Birthdays in Film & TV on June 25

  • 1893 Charlotte Greenwood, American actress (Oklahoma, Moon over Miami), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1978)
  • 1897 Basil Radford, British actor (The Lady Vanishes, Whiskey Galore, Night Train), born in Chester England (d. 1952)
  • 1900 I. D. du Plessis, South African writer and director (3rd World), born in Cape Town, South Africa (d. 1981)
  • 1903 Anne Revere, American actress, (A Place in the Sun), born in NYC, New York (d. 1990)
  • 1906 Roger Livesey, Welsh actor (Drums, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp), born in Barry, Wales (d. 1976)
  • 1909 Daniel Fuchs, American screenwriter (Summer in Williamsburg), born in Lower East Side, Manhattan (d. 1993)
  • 1911 Reed Hadley, American actor (Zorro's Fighting Legion, Racket Squad, Shock, Grand Canyon), born in Petrolia, Texas (d. 1974)
  • 1913 Cyril Fletcher, British comedian, born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England (d. 2005)
  • 1915 Peter Lind Hayes, American comedian and singer (Peter Lind Hayes Show), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1998)
  • 1918 Ken Mayers, American actor (Little Big Man, Dick Tracey, Space Patrol), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1985)
  • 1924 Sidney Lumet, American film director (Group, Pawnbroker, Fail Safe), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2011)
  • 1925 June Lockhart, American actress (Lassie, Lost in Space, Petticoat Junction), born in NYC, New York
  • 1930 George Murdock, American actor, born in Salina, Kansas (d. 2012)
  • 1940 Mary Beth Peil, American actress and singer (Mirrors, Dawson's Creek, The Stepford Wives), born in Davenport, Iowa
  • 1941 Denys Arcand, French Canadian film director (Jesus of Montreal), born in Deschambault, Quebec, Canada
  • 1942 Wilbert Bank, actor and director (On Hope of Blessing)
  • 1947 Jimmie Walker, American comedian (JJ-Good Times, At Ease), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1948 Michael Lembeck, American actor (Max-One Day at a Time), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1949 Brenda Sykes, American actress (Ozzie's Girls, Getting Straight), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1949 Kene Holliday, American actor (Tyler-Matlock, Carter Country), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949 Phyllis George-Brown, Miss America (1971)/sportscaster (CBS), born in Denton, Texas
  • 1950 Nitza Saul, Israeli actress, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1951 Lee Wilkof, American actor (WEB, Delta House, Elliot-Newhart), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1954 Lina Romay, Spanish actress (Conan the Barbarian), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2012)
  • 1954 Daryush Shokof, Iranian filmmaker (Hitler's Grave), born in Tehran, Iran
  • 1955 Michael Sabatino, American actor (Days of Our Life, Bold & Beautiful), born in Venice, California
  • 1956 Anthony Bourdain, American-French celebrity chef, author, and TV personality considered one of the most influential chefs in the world (No Reservations, Parts Unknown), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1959 Paris Themmen, American actor (Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory - Mike Teevee), born in Boston, Massachusetts

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1961 Ricky Gervais, English actor and comedian (The Office), born in Reading, England

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  • 1962 Phill Jupitus, English comedian and broadcaster, born in Newport, Isle of Wight, England
  • 1963 John Benjamin Hickey, American actor (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen), born in Plano, Texas
  • 1964 Emma Suárez, Spanish actress (El Perro del Hortelano), born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1969 Matt Gallant, American television host (The Planet's Funniest Animals), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1970 Lucy Benjamin, British actress (EastEnders), born in Reading, Berkshire, England
  • 1971 Scott Maslen, English actor (EastEnders), born in London
  • 1971 Angela Kinsey, American actress (The Office), born Lafayette, Louisiana
  • 1974 Karisma Kapoor, Indian actress (one of the most popular and highest-paid Hindi film actresses in the 1990s and early 2000s), born in Mumbai, India
  • 1974 Nisha Ganatra, Canadian film director (Chutney Popcorn), born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1975 Linda Cardellini, American actress (Freaks and Geeks), born in Redwood City, California
  • 1975 Natasha Klauss, Colombian actress (La Venganza, Pasión de Gavilanes), born in Cali, Colombia
  • 1976 Dubravka Vukotić, Montenegrin actress, born in Montenegro, Yugoslavia
  • 1978 Aftab Shivdasani, Bollywood actor (Mast), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • 1978 Layla El, English dancer, model and 2006 WWE Diva Search winner, born in London
  • 1979 Katie Doyle, American actress (The Hillz) and reality television star, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1979 Hirooki Goto, Japanese professional wrestler, born in Kuwana, Mie, Japan
  • 1979 Busy Philipps, American actress (Freaks and Geeks), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • 1980 Maja Latinović, Serbian model, born in Banatsko Veliko Selo, Kikinda, Serbia
  • 1980 Nozomi Takeuchi, Japanese actress, born in Okazaki, Aichi, Japan
  • 1981 Sheridan Smith, British actress (Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps), born in Epworth, Lincolnshire, England
  • 1981 Pooja Umashankar, Indian-Sri Lankan actress (Asai Man Piyabanna), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1982 Rain [Jung Ji-hoon], Korean singer and actor (Full House), born in Seosan, South Chungcheong Province, South Korea
  • 1984 Indigo [Alyssa Ashley Nichols], American actress (Weeds), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1993 Barney Clark, English actor (Oliver Twist), born in Hackney, London, England
  • 1996 Lele Pons, Venezuelan-American internet personality (Vine, YouTube), born in Caracas, Venezuela