Birthdays in Film & TV on November 8

  • 1883 Ethel Clayton, American actress (Hotel Continental), born in Champaign, Illinois (d. 1966)
  • 1892 John Miljan, American actor (The Ten Commandments, Possessed, Final Extra, Susan Lenox), born in Lead City, South Dakota (d. 1960)
  • 1898 Marie Prevost, Canadian actress (The Marriage Circle, The Racket), born in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada (d. 1937)
  • 1912 June Havoc [Ellen Evangeline Hovick], Canadian-born American stage and screen actress, born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2010)
  • 1913 Robert Strauss, American actor (Sgt Gruzewsky-Mona McCluskey), born in NYC, New York
  • 1914 Norman Lloyd, actor (Auschlander-St Elsewhere), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1920 Esther Rolle, American actress (Good Times, Maude), born in Pompano Beach Florida (d. 1998)
  • 1921 Gene Saks, NY, actor and director (One & Only, Prisoner of 2nd Ave)
  • 1921 Jerome Hines, [Heinz], basso (I am The Way), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1924 Joe Flynn, actor (McHale's Navy), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1927 Ken Dodd, English comedian
  • 1930 Bob Harris, actor (Jim-Troubleshooters), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1931 Morley Safer, Canadian American TV newscaster (60 Minutes), born in Toronto, Canada (d. 2016)
  • 1932 Stephane Audran, Versailles France, actress (Just Before Nightfall)
  • 1935 Alain Delon, French actor (Honor Among Thieves, Return of Zorro)
  • 1938 Pleuni Touw, Dutch actress (Bride Flight, Dokter Deen), born in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
  • 1938 Pleuntje "Pleuni" Cordon, actress (Dear Guys)
  • 1951 Mary Hart, Sioux Falls SD, TV hostess (Entertainment Tonight)
  • 1952 Alfre Woodard, American actress (Primal Fear, Cross Creek), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1954 David Bret, Anglo-French biographer and broadcaster
  • 1956 Randi Brooks, American actress (Man With 2 Brains, Tightrope), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956 Richard Curtis, British screenwriter
  • 1960 Oleg Menshikov, Russian actor
  • 1960 Michael Nyqvist, Swedish actor (Girl with A Dragon Tattoo), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1961 Leif Garrett, singer/actor (Devil x 5, 3 for the Road), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1965 Craig Chester, American actor and screenwriter
  • 1966 Gordon Ramsay, British chef and reality television personality
  • 1967 Courtney Thorne-Smith, actress (Day by Day, Lucas, Summer School)
  • 1968 Parker Posey, actress (Tess Shelby-As the World Turns), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1968 Zara Whites, Dutch actress
  • 1969 Roxana Zal, American actress
  • 1971 Carlos Atanes, Spanish film director
  • 1972 Gretchen Mol, American actress
  • 1973 Tara Johnson, Miss USA-Wisconsin (1997)
  • 1973 Vanesa Littlecrow, Puerto Rican cartoonist, dancer, writer and model
  • 1975 Tara Reid, American actress
  • 1979 Dania Ramírez, Dominican actress
  • 1982 Sam Sparro, Australian producer, songwriter, performer, former child actor
  • 1983 Kat Shoob, British television presenter
  • 1985 Jack Osbourne, English television star
  • 1987 Samantha Droke, American actress
  • 1991 DanTDM [Daniel Middleton], British professional gamer and YouTube personality (The Diamond Minecraft), born in Aldershot, England