On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on November 25

  • 1566 John Heminges, English actor and member of The Kings Men, editor of Shakespeare's First Folio, born in Droitwich, Worcestershire (d. 1630) (baptism date)
  • 1871 Cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, Dutch actor and director (Ghost Hotel, Two Boys), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1939)
  • 1883 Percy Marmont, British actor (Secret Agent, Lisbon, Captain Apache), born in London, England (d. 1977)
  • 1899 Vera Reynolds, American silent screen actress (Lawless Woman), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1962)
  • 1900 Helen Gahagan Douglas, American actress and politician (Nixon's 1st opponent for the United States Senate in 1950), born in Boonton, New Jersey (d. 1980)
  • 1902 Tamara Shayne, Russian-American actress (Moma Yoelson-The Jolson Story), born in Perm, Russia (d. 1983
  • 1904 Jessie Royce Landis [Medbury], American actress (North by Northwest), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1972)
  • 1913 Jack Davies, screenwriter
  • 1914 Léon Zitrone, Russian-born French journalist and television host (d. 1995)
  • 1920 Ricardo Montalbán, Mexican actor (Fantasy Island, Star Trek II, Naked Gun), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 2009)
  • 1920 Noel Neill, American actress (Adventures of Superman), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2016)
  • 1923 Jaap van Meekren, Dutch TV host (AVRO/RTL4)
  • 1926 Jeffrey Hunter, American actor (Star Trek Cage, The Searchers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1969)
  • 1933 Kathryn Grant Crosby, actress (Mr Cory, Big Circus), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1936 Matt Clark, actor and director (Return to Oz, Horror Show), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1939 Rosanna Schiaffino, actress (Minotaur, Mazzabubu), born in Genoa, Italy

  • 1942 Tracey Walter, actor (Best of the West), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1944 Ben Stein, American actor
  • 1947 John Larroquette, actor (Dan Fielding-Night Court), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1947 Tracey Walter, American actor
  • 1948 Storm Field, [Elliot], NY, weatherman (WABC TV, WCBS TV)
  • 1949 [Boris] Alexander Godunov, Sakhalin USSR, dancer/actor (Die Hard)
  • 1952 Ernest Harden Jr, actor (Marcus-Jeffersons), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1953 Monique St Pierre, German model, Playboy model (Nov 1978, Playmate of Year 1979), born in Weisbaden, Germany
  • 1961 Amy Gibson, actress (General Hospital)
  • 1963 Kevin Chamberlin, American actor
  • 1965 Dougray Scott, Scottish television and film actor
  • 1967 Curtis Baldwin, actor (Calvin-227), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967 Kazuya Nakai, Japanese voice actor
  • 1967 Gregg Turkington, American comedian (as Neil Hamburger) and musician
  • 1968 Jory Husain, actor (Jawaharial-Head of the Class), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1969 Jacqueline Hennessy, Edmonton, actress (Dead Ringers)
  • 1969 Jillian Hennessy, Edmonton, twin actress (Claire-Law & Order, Paper)

Person of interestChristina Applegate

1971 Christina Applegate, actress (Married With Children), born in Hollywood, California

  • 1980 Josh Lomberger, American professional wrestling backstage interviewer
  • 1984 Gaspard Ulliel, French actor
  • 1986 Katie Cassidy, American singer and actress