Birthdays in Film & TV on November 28

  • 1866 Johannes "Johan" Bakker Sr, Dutch actor and husband of Truus Soete, born (d. 1928)
  • 1887 Bobby Watson, [Knucher], comedian, born in Springfield, Illinois
  • 1896 Lilia Skala, Austrian actress (House of Games, Flashdance, Charly), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1994)
  • 1902 Victor Jory, Canadian actor (Kings Row, Manhunt), born in Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada (d. 1982)
  • 1914 Gertrude Jeannette, African American taxi driver, playwright and film and stage actress (Shaft, Cotton Comes to Harlem), born in Urbana, Arkansas (d. 2018)
  • 1917 Kees Schilperoort, Dutch radio/TV host
  • 1923 Gloria Grahame, American actress (Crossfire, Sudden Fear, Rich Man Poor Man), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1981)
  • 1925 Virginia Hewitt, American actress (Carol-Space Patrol), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 1986)
  • 1927 Chuck Mitchell, American actor (General Hospital, Porky's, Better Off Dead), born in Connecticut, United States (d. 1992)
  • 1931 Hope Lange, American actress (Peyton Place, The Ghost & Mrs Muir), born in Redding, Connecticut (d. 2003)
  • 1932 Terence Frisby, poet/screenwriter (There's a Girl in My Soup)
  • 1941 Laura Antonelli, actress (Wifemistress, Divine Nymph), born in Pola, Italy
  • 1944 Rita Mae Brown, actress (Long Hot Summer, Slumber Party Massacre)
  • 1948 Agnieszka Holland, Polish actress, director (Europa Europa), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1949 Paul Shaffer, orchestra leader (SNL, David Letterman), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario

Person of interestEd Harris

1950 Ed Harris, American actor (Right Stuff, Swing Shift, Walker, Coma), born in Englewood, New Jersey

Actor Ed Harris
Actor
Ed Harris

  • 1952 Jeff Fahey, actor (Darkman III, Crossover, Serpent's Lair)
  • 1952 S Epatha Merkerson, Saginaw Michigan, American actress (Jacob's Ladder, Terminator 2)
  • 1955 Jeffrey Byron, American actor
  • 1956 Lucy Gutteridge, actress (Top Secret, Trouble With Spies)
  • 1959 Judd Nelson, actor (Breakfast Club, Jack-Suddenly Susan), born in Portland, Maine
  • 1960 Deneice Lewis, model, born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1961 Jane Sibbett, actress (Teddy Z, Heddy Newman-Herman's Head)
  • 1961 Martin Clunes, British actor
  • 1961 Alfonso CuarĂ³n, Mexican film director (Gravity), born in Mexico City
  • 1962 Paul Dinello, American comedian and actor

Person of interestJon Stewart

1962 Jon Stewart [Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz], American Comedian (The Daily Show), born in NYC, New York

Comedian and TV Host Jon Stewart
Comedian and TV Host
Jon Stewart
  • 1962 Davey Boy Smith, English professional wrestler (d. 2002)
  • 1963 Armando Iannucci, comedian and radio producer, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1966 Sam Seder, American comedian
  • 1967 Anna Nicole "Vickie" Smith, playmate (May 1992), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967 Stephnie Weir, American comedian
  • 1971 Karin Taylor, playmate (June, 1996), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1971 Rob Conway, American professional wrestler
  • 1974 Kristian Schmid, Australian actor
  • 1978 Brent Albright, American professional wrestler
  • 1979 Joel Maximo, American professional wrestler
  • 1979 Daniel Henney, Korean model-actor
  • 1984 Joross Gamboa, Filipino actor
  • 1984 Mary Elizabeth Winstead, American actress
  • 1987 Karen Gillan, Scottish actress (Doctor Who, Guardians of the Galaxy), born in Inverness, Scotland
  • 1988 Scarlett Pomers, American actress
  • 1992 Kianna Underwood, American actress
  • 1994 Lola Sanchez, American actress