Birthdays in Film & TV on November 16

  • 1874 Johanna Albregt, Dutch actress (Dumb August) and wife of Henri Dons, born (d. 1946)
  • 1877 Halliwell Hobbes, British actor (Gaslight, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), born in Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, England (d. 1962)
  • 1896 Jim Jordan, American actor and radio comedian (Fibber McGee), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 1988)

Burgess MeredithBurgess Meredith (1907-1997)

American actor (Mr Novak, The Penguin in Batman, Rocky), born in Cleveland, Ohio

  • 1912 George Petrie, American actor (Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Honeymooners), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1997)
  • 1917 John Whiting, British actor, dramatist and critic (PT Raiders, The Devils, The Good Companions), born in Salisbury, England (d. 1963)
  • 1922 Royal Dano, American actor (Red Badge of Courage, Cocaine Wars, House II), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1927 Barbara Payton [Redfield], American actress known for her tumultuous private life (Dallas, Trapped, Bad Blonde), born in Cloquet, Minnesota (d. 1967)
  • 1928 (William) "Clu" Gulager, American actor (Virginian; The Tall Man; The Last Picture Show), born in Holdenville, Oklahoma (d. 2022)
  • 1933 Guy Stockwell, American actor (Chris-Adventures in Paradise), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939 Henrik Otto Donner, Finnish trumpeter, and avant garde and film score composer, born in Tampere, Finland (d. 2013)
  • 1942 Donna McKechnie, American Tony Award-winning actress and dancer (Company), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • 1942 Joanna Pettet, British actress (Knots Landing, Cry of the Innocent), born in London
  • 1944 Jay Hammer, American actor (Fletcher Reade-Guiding Light), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1945 Steve Railsback, American actor (The Stunt Man, Escape 2000), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1946 Barbara Leigh, American actress (Vampirella), born in Ringgold, Georgia
  • 1950 David Leisure, American actor (Joe Isuzu, Airplane, Charley-Empty Nest), born in San Diego, California
  • 1950 John Swartzwelder, American television writer (The Simpsons), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1951 Miguel Sandoval, American actor (Medium), born in Washington, D.C.

Shigeru MiyamotoShigeru Miyamoto (70 years old)

1952 Japanese video game designer (Nintendo, creator of Mario and The Legend of Zelda), born in Sonobe, Kyoto, Japan

  • 1953 Griff Rhys Jones, British humorist and actor (Morons From Outer Space), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • 1957 Jacques Gamblin, French actor
  • 1958 Marg Helgenberger, North Bend Nebraska, actress (China Beach)
  • 1961 Bruno Amato, American actor (The Internship), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • 1963 Tim Ferguson. Australian comedian, film director, screenwriter, and author, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1964 Harry J. Lennix, American actor
  • 1964 Maeve Quinlan, American actress
  • 1965 Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Italian-French actress, screenwriter and film director (A Castle in Italy, Normal People), born in Turin, Italy
  • 1966 Dean McDermott, Canadian actor
  • 1966 Tammy Lauren, actress (Angie, Out of the Blue), born in San Diego, California

Lisa BonetLisa Bonet (55 years old)

1967 American actress (Cosby Show, Different World, Angel Heart), born in San Francisco, California

  • 1970 Kōshi Rikudō, Japanese manga cartoon artist (Excel Saga), born in Dazaifu, Fukuoka, Japan
  • 1970 Martha Plimpton, American actress (Goonies, Mosquito Coast), born in NYC, New York
  • 1972 Missi Pyle, American actress

Maggie GyllenhaalMaggie Gyllenhaal (45 years old)

1977 American actress and producer (Donnie Darko, The Dark Knight), born in NYC, New York

  • 1977 Mauricio Ochmann, American actor, born in Washington, D.C., United States
  • 1979 Michael Faustino, actor (brother of David), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1981 Caitlin Glass, American voice actress, born in Washington, D.C., United States
  • 1984 Gemma Atkinson, British actress and model, born in Bury, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
  • 1984 Kimberly J. Brown, American actress, born in Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • 1986 Saeko, Japanese actress, born in Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan
  • 1992 Adam Robert Worton, American twin actor (Baby's Day Out), born in Newark, Delaware
  • 1992 Jacob Joseph Worton, American twin actor (Baby's Day Out), born in Newark, Delaware

Pete DavidsonPete Davidson (29 years old)

1993 American comedian and actor (Saturday Night Live), born in New York City

  • 1995 Noah Gray-Cabey, American child actor, born in Chicago, Illinois