Birthdays in Film & TV on March 25

  • 1867 Arturo Toscanini, Parma Italy, temperamental conductor (NBC)
  • 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 (Hamet, 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)

Person of interestDavid Lean

1908 David Lean, English director (Doctor Zhivago, Ryan's Daughter), born in Croydon, England

Film Director David Lean
Film Director
David Lean
  • 1912 Jean Vilar, French stage and film actor and director (Théâtre National Populaire), born in Sète, France (d. 1971)
  • 1919 Jeanne Cagney, American actress (Lion is in the Streets, Quicksand, Kentucky Rifle), 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)

Person of interestSimone Signoret

1921 Simone Signoret, French actress (Casque d'Or, Room at the Top), born in Wiesbaden, Germany (d. 1985)

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

Person of interestEileen Ford

1922 Eileen Ford, American modelling agency executive and co-founder (Ford Modelling Agency), born in Manhattan, New York, (d. 2014)

Co-Founder of Ford Models Eileen Ford
Co-Founder of Ford Models
Eileen Ford
  • 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 (d. 2018)
  • 1935 Susan Engel, actress (Ascendancy), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1938 Hoyt Axton, actor (Black Stallion, Junkman, Rousters), born in Duncan, Oklahoma
  • 1942 Jacqueline Lichtenberg, American sci-fi author (Star Trek Lives!, Dreamspy)
  • 1942 Richard O'Brien, English actor and writer (Rocky Horror Picture Show)
  • 1942 Kim Woodburn, English television personality
  • 1943 Paul Michael Glaser, American actor (Starsky-Starsky & Hutch), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1946 Bonnie Bedelia [Culkin], American actress (Die Hard, Heart Like a Wheel), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948 Kelly Garrett, actress/singer (Holdin)
  • 1948 Lynn Faulds Wood, Scottish television presenter
  • 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 actor (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 John Stockwell, actor (Born to Ride, City Limits), born in Galveston, Texas
  • 1961 Fred Goss, American actor, comedian, and writer
  • 1962 Marcia Cross, American television actress (Melrose Place), born in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Person of interestSarah Jessica Parker

1965 Sarah Jessica Parker, 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
  • 1979 Lee Pace, American actor
  • 1979 Natasha Yi, American supermodel
  • 1980 Carrie Lam, Hong Kong actress

Person of interestCasey Neistat

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

YouTube Star and Filmmaker Casey Neistat
YouTube Star and Filmmaker
Casey Neistat
  • 1982 Sean Faris, American actor and model
  • 1984 Katharine McPhee, American singer-songwriter and actress (scorpion), 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)