Birthdays in Film & TV on March 25

Arturo ToscaniniArturo Toscanini (1867-1957)

Italian cellist and conductor (La Scala, 1898-1908 & 1921-29; Metropolitan Opera, 1908-15; New York Philharmonic, 1926-36; NBC Symphony Orchestra, 1937-41 & 1944-54), born in Parma, Kingdom of Italy

  • 1875 Spencer Charters, American actor (3 Faces West, Big Town Girl, St Louis Kid), born in Duncannon, Pennsylvania (d. 1943)
  • 1892 Andy Clyde, Scottish actor (The Real McCoys, Lassie), born in Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland (d. 1967)
  • 1897 John Laurie, Scottish actor (Hamlet, The 39 Steps, Jericho, Island of Desire), born in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland (d. 1980)
  • 1901 Ed Begley, American actor (12 Angry Men, The Unsinkable Molly Brown), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1970)
  • 1902 Sten Broman, Swedish composer and actor, born in Uppsala, Uppsala län (d. 1983)
  • 1903 Gertrude "Binnie" Barnes, actress (Last of the Mohicans, 3 Musketeers), born in London, England (d. 1998)

David LeanDavid Lean (1908-1991)

English film director (Doctor Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia, Ryan's Daughter), born in Croydon, England

  • 1912 Jean Vilar, French stage and film actor and director (Théâtre National Populaire), born in Sète, France (d. 1971)
  • 1915 Dick Winslow, American actor (Tom Sawyer, Mutiny on the Bounty), born in Jennings, Louisiana (d. 1991)
  • 1919 Jeanne Cagney, American stage, screen, and radio actress (Lion is in the Streets; Quicksand; Yankee Doodle Dandy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)
  • 1920 Patrick Troughton, English actor (second Doctor in Doctor Who), born in Mill Hill (d. 1987)
  • 1921 Nancy Kelly, American child actress and model (The Bad Seed, Double Exposure, Jesse James), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 1995)

Simone SignoretSimone Signoret (1921-1985)

French actress (Casque d'Or, Room at the Top), born in Wiesbaden, Germany

  • 1922 Bruno VeSota, American character actor and director (They Stand Accused, Chopper, Teenage Doll, Wild Rovers), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1976)

Eileen FordEileen Ford (1922-2014)

American modelling agency executive and co-founder (Ford Modelling Agency), born in Manhattan, New York,

  • 1924 Machiko Kyō, Japanese actress (Gate of Hell, Rashomon, Ugetsu), born in Osaka, Japan
  • 1929 Kenneth Haigh, British actor (Look Back in Anger; Search for the Nile), born in Mexborough, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 2018)
  • 1935 Susan Engel, British actress (Ascendancy), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1938 Hoyt Axton, American songwriter, singer ("No No Song"; "Joy To The World"; "I've Never Been To Spain"), and actor (McCloud; Gremlins; The Rousters), born in Duncan, Oklahoma (d. 1999)
  • 1942 Jacqueline Lichtenberg, American sci-fi author (Star Trek Lives!, Dreamspy)
  • 1942 Kim Woodburn, English television personality (How Clean is Your House), born in Eastney, England
  • 1942 Richard O'Brien, English actor and writer (Rocky Horror Picture Show)
  • 1943 Paul Michael Glaser, American actor (Starsky-Starsky & Hutch), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1944 Kelly Garrett, American actress and singer (The Night That Made America Famous), born in Chester, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • 1946 Bonnie Bedelia [Culkin], American actress (Die Hard, Heart Like a Wheel), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948 Lynn Faulds Wood, Scottish television presenter (Watchdog), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2020)
  • 1950 Robert O'Reilly, American stage and screen actor (Star Trek - "Klingon Chancellor Gowron"), born in New York City
  • 1953 Mary Gross, actress/comedian (SNL, Club Paradise, Feds), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954 Elli Stai, Greek journalist and TV presenter
  • 1956 Matthew Garber, English child actor (Mary Poppins), born in London, England (d. 1977)
  • 1957 Jim Uhls, American screenwriter
  • 1958 James McDaniel, actor (Arthur Fancy-NYPD Blue), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1960 Haywood Nelson, American actor (Haywood-Grady, Dwayne-What's Happening), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960 Idy Chan Yuk-Lin, Hong Kong actress
  • 1961 Fred Goss, American actor, comedian, and writer (Sons and Daughters), born in Orchard Lake Village, Michigan
  • 1961 John Stockwell, actor (Born to Ride, City Limits), born in Galveston, Texas
  • 1962 Marcia Cross, American television actress (Melrose Place), born in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Sarah Jessica ParkerSarah Jessica Parker (57 years old)

1965 American actress (Square Pegs, Sex and the City), born in Nelsonville, Ohio

  • 1965 Sean "Hollywood" Hamilton, DJ (Hangin' With Hollywood, Z-100)
  • 1967 Doug Stanhope, American comedian
  • 1969 Cathy Dennis, English singer, songwriter, and actress
  • 1974 Lark Voorhies, American actress
  • 1976 Cha Tae-hyun, South Korean actor
  • 1976 Gigi Leung, Hong Kong actress and singer (Tempting Heart), born in Hong Kong
  • 1977 Édgar Ramírez, Venezuelan actor (Carlos), born in San Cristóbal, Venezuela
  • 1979 Lee Pace, American actor
  • 1979 Natasha Yi, American supermodel
  • 1980 Carrie Lam, Hong Kong actress

Casey NeistatCasey Neistat (41 years old)

1981 American filmmaker and YouTube star, born in Gales Ferry, Connecticut

  • 1982 Sean Faris, American actor and model
  • 1984 Katharine McPhee, American singer-songwriter ("Over It") and actress (Country Comfort), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1987 Jason Castro, American Idol contestant
  • 1989 Alyson Michalka, American actress/singer
  • 2184 Pavel Andreivich Chekov, Leningrad, USSR (Star Trek-character)