Birthdays in Film & TV on November 23

  • 1719 Spranger Barry, Irish Shakespearean actor, born in Skinner's Row, Dublin (d. 1777)

Boris KarloffBoris Karloff (1887-1969)

English actor (The Mummy, Frankenstein), born in Camberwell, London

  • 1888 Harpo Marx [Adolph], American actor and comedian (Marx brothers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1964)
  • 1888 Nana Bryant, American stage and screen actress (Ladies of the Chorus; Harvey; Brewster's Millions), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1955)
  • 1894 Rosetta Duncan, American vaudevillian (Duncan Sisters), actress (Topsy and Eva), and songwriter (Remeberin'). born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1959)
  • 1896 Ruth Etting, American dancer, singer and actress (Roman scandals), born in David City, Nebraska (d. 1978)
  • 1899 Marcel Dalio [Israel Moshe Blauschild], French actor (Sabrina, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Casablanca), born in Paris, France (d. 1983)
  • 1908 Leendert Braat, Dutch sculptor and screenwriter (White World), (d. 1982)
  • 1912 George O'Hanlon, American actor (Calvin-Life of Riley, George Jetson), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1914 Roger Avon, British actor (Doctor Who, Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.), born in Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, England (d. 1998)
  • 1915 Ellen Drew [Esther Loretta Ray], American actress (Isle of Dead, Christmas in July), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • 1915 John Dehner [Forkum], American actor (The Right Stuff, Big Hawaii, Bare Essence), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1916 Michael Gough, English actor (Hammer Horror Films, Search for the Nile), born in Kuala Lumpur, British Malaya (d. 2011)
  • 1921 Ferdinando "Fred" Buscaglione, Italian singer and actor, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1960)
  • 1923 Nadia Gray [Nadia Kujnir-Herescu], Romanian actress (Naked Runner, Maniac, Candide), born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1994)
  • 1924 Paul Richards, American actor (Kiss Daddy Goodnight, Breaking Point), born in Los Angeles California (d. 1974)
  • 1924 Paula Raymond, American actress and model (The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2003)
  • 1925 Johnny Mandel, American composer, arranger and musician (M*A*S*H theme), born in New York City (d. 2020)
  • 1930 Ricou Browning, American director, actor, stuntman and producer (Creature from the Black Lagoon), born in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • 1930 Robert Easton [Burke], American actor referred to as "The Man of a Thousand Voices" (Someone Up There Likes Me), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2011)
  • 1934 Michael Wayne, American film producer (Chisum, Green Berets, McLintock), son of John Wayne, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • 1934 Robert Towne, American producer and screenwriter (Chinatown), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1936 Steve Landesberg, American comedian and actor (Barney Miller - "Dietrich"), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1938 Esko Nikkari, Finnish actor (Aapo), born Lapua, Finland (d. 2006)
  • 1938 Herbert Achternbusch, German actor (Hedes; Mix Wix; Wohin), born in Munich, Germany
  • 1941 Franco Nero, Italian actor (Django), born in Parma, Italy
  • 1942 Susan Anspach, American actress (Grace-Yellow Rose, Hair, Five Easy Pieces, Play It Again Sam), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1943 Sue Nicholls, British actress (Audrey Roberts in Coronation Street), born in Darlaston, England
  • 1944 Joe Eszterhas, American screenwriter (Basic Instinct, Showgirls), born in Csákánydoroszló, Hungary
  • 1945 Assaf Dayan, Israeli director and actor (Operation Thunderbolt), born in Nahalal, Mandatory Palestine (d. 2014)
  • 1946 Diana Quick, English actress (Brideshead, Big Sleep, Odd Job), born in London
  • 1946 Hans Hoekman, Dutch radio play actor
  • 1948 Bruce Vilanch, American comedy writer (head writer for the Oscars), born in New York City
  • 1951 David Rappaport, English 3'11" actor (Wizard, Time Bandits), born in London, England
  • 1955 Ludovico Einaudi, Italian pianist, classical and film composer (Divenire), born in Turin, Piedmont, Italy
  • 1957 Mark Radice, American session and touring musician (Donovan; Aerosmith; Cheap Trick), singer, songwriter, and producer (The Muppets; Sesame Street), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1958 David Wallace, American actor (General Hospital, Babysitter, Humongus), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1959 Dominique Dunne, American actress (Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker; Poltergeist), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 1982)
  • 1959 Maxwell Caulfield, British stage and screen actor (Dynasty/The Colbys - "Miles"), born in Derbyshire, England
  • 1964 Boyd Kestner, American actor (Outsiders), born in Virginia
  • 1965 Michael Brainard, American actor (All My Children, Santa Barbara), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1966 Michelle Gomez, Scottish actress (The Flight Attendant), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1966 Vincent Cassel, French actor (La Haine), born in Paris, France
  • 1967 Salli Richardson, American actress (Posse), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1970 Oded Fehr, Israeli actor, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1971 Lisa Arch, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972 Kurupt [Ricardo Emmanuel Brown], American rapper and actor (Tha Dogg Pound), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1976 Page Kennedy, American actor, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1978 Kayvan Novak, English actor, born in Cricklewood, London
  • 1979 Kelly Brook, English actress/model, born in Rochester, United Kingdom
  • 1984 Lucas Grabeel, American actor and singer, born in Springfield, Missouri
  • 1986 Naga Chaitanya, Indian actor (Majili), born in Hyderabad, India
  • 1987 Snooki [Nicole Polizzi], American reality TV personality (Jersey Shore), born in Santiago, Chile

Miley CyrusMiley Cyrus (30 years old)

1992 American actress and singer (Hannah Montana, "The Climb"), born in Franklin, Tennessee