Birthdays in Film & TV on November 15

  • 1879 Lewis Stone, American actor (The Lost World, Prisoner of Zenda), born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 1953)
  • 1888 James Morrison, American actor (Wine of Youth, Little Detectives), born in Mattoon, Illinois (d. 1974)
  • 1904 Tilly Losch, Austrian dancer and actress (Duel in the Sun, Garden of Allah), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1975) [birth date disputed]
  • 1919 Carol Bruce [Shirley Levy], American actress (Behind the Eight Ball; WKRP in Cincinnati - "Mother Carlson"), born in Great Neck, Long Island (d. 2007)
  • 1923 Peter Hammond, British actor and director (The Buccaneers, King of the Castle), born in London, England (d. 2011)
  • 1928 John Orchard, British actor (Capone, M*A*S*H), born in Kennington, London (d. 1995)
  • 1929 Ed Asner, American Emmy Award-winning actor (The Mary Tyler Moore Show - "Mr. Grant"; Lou Grant; Roots; Up), and activist, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2021)
  • 1930 Whitman Mayo, American actor (Grady Wilson-"Sanford & Son"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1931 John Kerr, American actor (South Pacific, Peyton Place, Pit & Pendulum), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1932 Petula Clark, British pop singer-songwriter (Downtown; My Love; Don't Sleep in the Subway, and actress, born in Epsom, England
  • 1933 Barbara Carson, actress (Comedy Tonight, Carter Country), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1933 Jack Burns, comedian (Burns & Schreiber), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1939 Thalmus Rasulala [Jack Crowder], actor (Blacula, Roots), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1939 Yaphet Kotto, African-American stage and screen actor (Live And Let Die; Alien; Homicide: Life on the Street), born in Harlem, New York City (d. 2021) [1]
  • 1940 Sam Waterston, American actor (Capricorn One, Heaven's Gate), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1940 Ulf Pilgaard, Danish actor
  • 1941 Heathcote Williams [John Henly Heathcote Williams], British poet, actor and political activist, born in Helsby, Cheshire (d. 2017)
  • 1945 Bob Gunton, American actor
  • 1951 Beverly D'Angelo, American actress (National Lampoon's Vacation), born in Columbus, Ohio

Randy SavageRandy Savage (1952-2011)

American pro wrestler (WWF/SMW/ICW; WWE Hall of Fame), born in Sarasota, Florida

  • 1952 Zoltán Buday, Hungarian born actor
  • 1955 Ildikó Enyedi, Hungarian film director and screenwriter (On Body and Soul), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1955 Oliver Conant, American actor (Summer of '42), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957 Ray McKinnon, American film actor/director
  • 1966 Rachel True, American actress
  • 1967 François Ozon, French film director (8 Women), born in Paris, France
  • 1967 Michiyoshi Ohara, wrestler (WAR/NJPW)
  • 1971 Jay Harrington, American actor
  • 1972 Jonny Lee Miller, English actor (Trainspotting, Elementary), born in London
  • 1973 Sydney Tamiia Poitier, American actress
  • 1976 Brandon DiCamillo, American comedian
  • 1976 Virginie Ledoyen, French actress, born in Aubervilliers, France
  • 1980 Brett "Ace" Young, American pop singer (American Idol), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1983 Laura Smet, French actress (Les corps impatients, The Bridesmaid), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
  • 1985 Lily Aldridge, American model (Victoria's Secret), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1986 Winston Duke, Tobagonian actor (Black Panther films; Us), born in Argyle, Tobago
  • 1990 Kanata Hongō, Japanese actor (Nana 2, Himitsu no Hanazono), born in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

Shailene WoodleyShailene Woodley (31 years old)

1991 American actress (The Fault in Our Stars), born in San Bernardino County, California

  • 1993 Saaya [Irie], Japanese actress and singer (Sweet Kiss), born in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan