Birthdays in Film & TV on November 24

  • 1881 Al Christie, Canadian-born film director and producer (d. 1951)
  • 1888 Cathleen Nesbitt, British actress (The Farmer's Daughter), born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 1982)
  • 1888 Rudolf Klein-Rogge, German actor and prototype for silent films master criminal (Metropolis, Spies), born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1955)
  • 1893 Fern Andra [Vernal Edna Andrews], German-American actress (Eyes of the World), born in Watseka, Illinois (d. 1974)
  • 1900 Jerzy Bonawentura Toeplitz, filmmaker/teacher
  • 1905 Ireene Wicker, American singer and actress (Singing Lady), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • 1906 Andreina Pagnani, Italian actress (Il Commandante), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1981)
  • 1908 Libertad Lamarque, Agentinan actress (Madreselva, Puerta Cerrada), born in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina (d. 2000)
  • 1911 Kirby Grant, Butte Mont, actor (Sky King)
  • 1912 Geraldine Fitzgerald, actress (Pawnbroker, Easy Money), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1913 Howard Duff, Bremerton Washington, actor (Flamingo Road, Knots Landing)
  • 1914 Elise Hoomans, Dutch director/actress (Jane Eyre)
  • 1918 Tom "Stubby" Fouts, Carroll County Ind, actor (Polka-go-round)
  • 1919 David Kossoff, British actor (d. 2005)
  • 1925 Alun Owen, North Wales, writer (Hard Days Night)/actor (Servant)
  • 1926 Alfred "Fred" Benavente, director/actor (Farce Majeur)
  • 1942 Billy Connolly, Scotland, comedian and actor (Blue Money)
  • 1944 Candy Darling [James Slattery], American transgender actress (Flesh, Women in Revolt), born in Queens, New York (d. 1974)
  • 1947 Dwight Schultz, actor (A-Team), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1949 Shane Bourne, Australian comedian and actor
  • 1950 Damon Evans, Balt Md, American actor (The Jeffersons), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1950 Stanley Livingston, actor (Chip-My 3 Sons)
  • 1951 Gaby Landhage, Goteborg Sweden, model (Model of the Rear)
  • 1952 Thierry Lhermitte, French comedian and actor
  • 1953 Glenn Withrow, American actor
  • 1954 Emir Kusturica, Serbian filmmaker
  • 1957 Denise Crosby, actress (Tasha-Star Trek: Next Gen), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1958 Alain Chabat, actor (French Twist, Six Days Six Night)
  • 1960 Amanda Wyss, American actress
  • 1962 Lesa Ann Pedriana, playmate (April, 1984), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1963 Lisa Howard, actress (Days of Our Life, Rolling Vengeance)
  • 1964 Garret Dillahunt, American actor
  • 1964 Brad Sherwood, American comedian
  • 1965 Kim Roe-ha, South Korean actor
  • 1965 Shirley Henderson, Scottish actress
  • 1974 Stephen Merchant, British comedian
  • 1974 Taro Yamamoto, Japanese actor
  • 1975 Carly Jarmon, Mesquite Texas, Miss America-Texas (1996)
  • 1976 Dave Aizer, American television host
  • 1977 Colin Hanks, American actor

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1978 Katherine Heigl, actress (Grey's Anatomy), born in Washington, D.C.

  • 1980 Beth Phoenix, American professional wrestler
  • 1983 Meredith Henderson, Canadian actress
  • 1983 Karine Vanasse, Quebec actress
  • 1985 Julia Alexandratou, Greek fashion model and singer
  • 1998 Bridger Palmer, American child actor
  • 1998 Brecken Palmer, American child actor