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)
  • 1894 Mabel Normand [Muriel Fortescue], American silent-film actress, director and comedienne (Mickey), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1930)
  • 1896 Jim Jordan, American actor and radio comedian (Fibber McGee), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 1988)

Person of interestBurgess Meredith

1907 Burgess Meredith, American actor (Mr Novak, The Penguin in Batman, Rocky), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1997)

  • 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, Survivors, The Tall Man), born in Holdenville, Oklahoma
  • 1933 Guy Stockwell, American actor (Chris-Adventures in Paradise), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942 Donna McKechnie, actress, dancer (Company), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • 1944 Charles Jay Hammer, actor (Fletcher Reade-Guiding Light)
  • 1944 Joanna Pettit, British actress (Knots Landing, Cry of the Innocent), born in London, England
  • 1945 Steve Railsback, American actor (The Stunt Man, Escape 2000), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1946 Barbara Leigh, Ringgold Ga, actress (Vampirella)
  • 1950 David Leisure, actor (Joe Isuzu, Airplane, Charley-Empty Nest)
  • 1950 John Swartzwelder, American television writer and novelist
  • 1951 Miguel Sandoval, American actor
  • 1953 Griff Rhys Jones, British humorist/actor (Morons From Outer Space)
  • 1957 Jacques Gamblin, French actor
  • 1958 Marg Helgenberger, North Bend Nebraska, actress (China Beach)
  • 1961 Bruno Amato American actor
  • 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 Tammy Lauren, actress (Angie, Out of the Blue), born in San Diego, California
  • 1966 Dean McDermott, Canadian actor
  • 1967 Lisa Bonet, actress (Cosby Show, Different World, Angel Heart), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1968 Suzi Simpson, Athens Greece, playmate (Jan, 1992)
  • 1970 Martha Plimpton, American actress (Goonies, Mosquito Coast), born in NYC, New York
  • 1972 Missi Pyle, American actress
  • 1977 Mauricio Ochmann, Mexican actor

Person of interestMaggie Gyllenhaal

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

  • 1979 Michael Faustino, actor (brother of David)
  • 1981 Caitlin Glass, American voice actress
  • 1984 Gemma Atkinson, British actress and model
  • 1984 Kimberly J. Brown, American actress
  • 1986 Saeko, Japanese actress
  • 1992 Adam Robert Worton, twin actor (Baby's Day Out), born in Newark, Delaware
  • 1992 Jacob Joseph Worton, twin actor (Baby's Day Out), born in Newark, Delaware
  • 1995 Noah Gray-Cabey, American child actor