Birthdays in Film & TV on November 30

  • 1904 Philip Burton, Welsh director, acting teacher and mentor to Richard Burton, born in Mountain Ash, Glamorganshire
  • 1911 Jorge Negrete, Mexican singer and actor (d. 1953)
  • 1912 Gordon Parks, Ft Scott KS, film director/author (Learning Tree)
  • 1913 John K M McCaffery, TV host (One Minute Please), born in Moscow, Idaho
  • 1916 Michael Gwynn, English actor (Village of Damned, Question 7), born in Bath, England (d. 1976)
  • 1918 Efren Zimbalist Jr, American actor (77 Sunset Strip, FBI, Scruples), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1920 Virginia Mayo, actress (Out of the Blue, White Heat), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1926 Richard Crenna, actor (Rambo, Summer Rental, Sand Pebbles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1927 Robert Guillaume, [Williams], actor (Benson, Soap), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1929 Joan Ganz Cooney, founder of the Children's Television Workshop (Sesame Street), born in Phoenix, Arizona

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1929 Dick Clark [Richard Wagstaff Clark], American radio and television personality (American Bandstand), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 2012)

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  • 1931 Jack Ging, actor (11th Hour, Ripcord, Tales of Wells Fargo), born in Alva, Oklahoma
  • 1931 Jack Sheldon, actor (Run Buddy Run, Merv Griffin), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1937 Richard Threlkeld, newscaster (ABC-TV)
  • 1937 Ridley Scott, English film director (Alien, Blade Runner), born in South Shields, England
  • 1938 Jean Eustache, French filmmaker
  • 1943 Terrence Malick, film director (Badlands, The Tree of Life), born in Ottawa, Illinois
  • 1944 Dian Parkinson, [Dianna Lynn Batts], Camp LeJune NC, Miss USA (1965)
  • 1949 Margaret Whitton, actress (Good & Evil, Major League), born in Meade, Maryland (d. 2016)
  • 1950 Kathryn Witt, actress (Lenny, Pam-Flying High), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1951 June Chadwick, British actress
  • 1952 Mandy Patinkin, actor/singer (Yentl, Alien Nation), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954 Simonetta Stefanelli, Italian Actress (The Godfather)
  • 1955 Kevin Conroy, actor (Tour of Duty, Another World), born in Westport, Connecticut
  • 1957 Colin Mochrie, Scottish-born Canadian comedian
  • 1960 Rich Fields, American television personality
  • 1964 Michael Cudlitz, American actor
  • 1965 Ben Stiller, American actor (Ben Stiller Show, Next of Kin, Cable Guy), born in NYC, New York
  • 1966 David Nicholls, English novelist and screenwriter
  • 1969 Carrie Jean Yazel, Huntington Beach California, playmate (May, 1991)
  • 1972 Christopher Fitzgerald, American stage actor
  • 1973 Jason Reso (aka "Christian Cage"), Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1977 Nelsan Ellis, American actor (True Blood), born Harvey Illinois (d. 2017)
  • 1978 Gael García Bernal, Mexican actor
  • 1982 Elisha Cuthbert, Canadian actress
  • 1982 Clémence Poésy, French actress
  • 1983 Andy Akinwolere, English television presenter
  • 1984 Omahyra Mota, Dominican model/actress
  • 1985 Kaley Cuoco, American actress (The Big Bang Theory), born in Camarillo, California
  • 1987 Ian Hecox, Part of the America Online comedy duo Smosh
  • 1989 Chanel Iman, American supermodel
  • 1989 Margaret Nales Wilson, Filipino model
  • 1990 Kara Crane, American actress