Birthdays in Film & TV on November 30

  • 1904 Philip Burton, Welsh theater director, acting teacher and mentor to Richard Burton, born in Mountain Ash, Glamorganshire (d. 1995)
  • 1911 Jorge Negrete [Moreno], Mexican singer and actor (The Rebel, La madrina del diablo), born in Guanajuato, Mexico (d. 1953)
  • 1912 Gordon Parks, American film pioneering black director, photographer and author (Learning Tree), born in Fort Scott, Kansas (d. 2006)
  • 1913 John K. M. McCaffery, American TV host (One Minute Please), born in Moscow, Idaho (d. 1983)
  • 1914 Charles Hawtrey [Hartree], English actor (Carry On films), born in Hounslow, England (d. 1988)
  • 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; Scruples; The F.B.I.), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1920 Virginia Mayo [Jones], American actress (The Best Years of Our Lives, Out of the Blue, White Heat), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2005)
  • 1926 Richard Crenna, American actor (Rambo, Summer Rental, Sand Pebbles), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • 1927 Robert Guillaume [Williams], American actor (Rafiki- The Lion King, Sports Night, Benson, Soap), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2017)

Dick ClarkDick Clark (1929-2012)

American radio and television personality (American Bandstand), born in Mount Vernon, New York

  • 1929 Joan Ganz Cooney, founder of the Children's Television Workshop (Sesame Street), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1931 (Beryl) "Jack" Sheldon, American jazz trumpeter (Merv Griffin), singer (Schoolhouse Rock), and actor (Run Buddy Run), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2019)
  • 1931 Jack Ging, American actor (11th Hour, Ripcord, Tales of Wells Fargo), born in Alva, Oklahoma
  • 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 Jerry Hunt, American experimental composer and video artist, born in Waco, Texas (d. 1993)
  • 1943 Terrence Malick, American film director (Badlands; The Tree of Life), born in Ottawa, Illinois
  • 1944 Dian Parkinson [Dianna Lynn Batts], American model (The Price Is Right) and Miss USA 1965, born in Jacksonville, North Carolina
  • 1949 Billy Drago, American character actor, specializing in roles as a villain (Pale Rider; The Untouchables), born in Hugoton, Kansas (d. 2019)
  • 1949 Margaret Whitton, American actress (Good & Evil; Major League), born in Meade, Maryland (d. 2016)
  • 1950 Kathryn Witt, American actress (Lenny; Flying High - "Pam"), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1951 June Chadwick, British actress
  • 1952 Mandy Patinkin, American stage and screen actor (Yentl, The Princess Bride, Homeland), and singer (Sunday in the Park with George; Evita), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954 Simonetta Stefanelli, Italian Actress (The Godfather)
  • 1955 Kevin Conroy, American actor (Tour of Duty: Batman- The Animated Series), born in Westport, Connecticut (d. 2022)
  • 1957 Colin Mochrie, Scottish-born Canadian comedian
  • 1960 Rich Fields, American television personality
  • 1961 Tony Armatrading, British stage and screen actor (Colour Blind; Notting Hill), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2021)
  • 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 (One Day), born in Eastleigh, England
  • 1968 DuShon Monique Brown, American actor (Prison Break, Connie-Chicago Fire), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2018)
  • 1972 Christophe Beck, Canadian pianist, conductor, and television and film score composer (Buffy the Vampire Slayer; The Hangover; Frozen; Ant-Man), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1972 Christopher Fitzgerald, American stage actor
  • 1973 Jason Reso (aka "Christian Cage"), Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1974 Marina de Tavira, Mexican actress (Roma), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1977 Nelsan Ellis, American actor (True Blood), born in Harvey Illinois (d. 2017)
  • 1978 Gael García Bernal, Mexican actor
  • 1982 Elisha Cuthbert, Canadian actress (24), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1983 Andy Akinwolere, English television presenter
  • 1984 Omahyra Mota, Dominican model/actress

Chrissy TeigenChrissy Teigen (37 years old)

1985 American model (Sports Illustrated) and TV personality, born in Delta, Utah

Kaley CuocoKaley Cuoco (37 years old)

1985 American actress (The Big Bang Theory), born in Camarillo, California

  • 1987 Ian Hecox, Part of the America Online comedy duo Smosh
  • 1990 Kara Crane, American actress