On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on October 25

  • 1889 Abel Gance, French movie director (J'accuse), born in Paris (d. 1981)
  • 1909 Whitner "Whit" Bissell, American actor (Time Machine, Soylent Green, The Magnificent Seven), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1923 Jean Duceppe, Quebec actor (Mon oncle Antoine), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1990)
  • 1924 Billy Barty [William John Bertanzetti,], American actor (Under the Rainbow, Foul Play), born in Millsboro, Pennsylvania (d. 2000)
  • 1926 William "Biff" McGuire, American actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1927 Barbara Cook, American stage singer and actress (Music Man), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2017)
  • 1928 Anthony "Tony" Franciosa [Papaleo], American actor (Career, Ben-Hur, Jeff-Name of the Game), born in NYC, New York
  • 1928 Jeanne Cooper, American actress (Kay-The Young & Restless), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2013)
  • 1928 Marion Ross, American actress (Marion-Happy Days, Bkln Bridge), born in Watertown, Minnesota
  • 1931 Annie Girardot, French actress (Three Rooms in Manhattan, Gypsy, Jacko & Lise), born in Paris, France (d. 2011)
  • 1933 Eugene "Porky" Lee, American child actor (Little Rascals), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2005)
  • 1939 Robin Spry, Canadian filmmaker and producer (Action: The October Crisis of 1970), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2005)
  • 1949 Brian Kerwin, American actor (Chisholms, King Kong Lives, Lobo), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950 John Matuszak, American NFL defensive end (Oak Raider) and actor (The Goonies), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1989)
  • 1955 Glynis Barber, South African-English actress (Dempsey and Makepeace), born in Durban, South Africa
  • 1960 Tom Eplin, American actor (Jake McKinnon-Another World), born in Hayward, California

  • 1960 Hong Sang-soo, South Korean filmmaker (Right Now, Wrong Then), born in Seoul
  • 1962 Nick Hancock, British television presenter (They Think It's All Over), born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
  • 1962 Darlene Vogel, American actress ( Pacific Blue), born in Modesto, California
  • 1963 Tracy Nelson, American actress (Glitter, Square Pegs, Father Dowling), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1964 Melinda McGraw, American actress (Macenzie-Pursuit Of Happiness), born in Nicosia, Cyprus
  • 1964 Michael Boatman, American actor (Carter-Spin City), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 1964 Kevin Michael Richardson, American voice actor (Joker-The Batman), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1965 ├×orsteinn Bachmann, Icelandic actor (Life in a Fishbowl)
  • 1965 2 Cold Scorpio [Charles Bernard Scaggs], American professional wrestler, born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1966 Perry Saturn [Satullo], American professional wrestler, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1968 Lisa Trusel, American actress (Lizette-Father Murphy, Days of our Lives), born in Hollywood, Los Angeles

Person of interestSamantha Bee

1969 Samantha Bee, Canadian-American comedian, actress, and television host, born in Toronto, Ontario

Comedian and TV Host Samantha Bee
Comedian and TV Host
Samantha Bee
  • 1970 Adam Goldberg, American actor (The Hebrew Hammer), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1970 Adam Pascal, American actor (Rent), born in Bronx, New York
  • 1971 Athena Chu, Hong Kong actress (A Chinese Odyssey), born in Hong Kong
  • 1972 Jonathan Torrens, Canadian actor and TV personality (Street Cents), born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
  • 1979 Milena Roucka, Canadian model and professional wrestler, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1979 Sarah Thompson, American actress (Brooklyn's Finest), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1980 Mehcad Brooks, American actor (Necessary Roughness) and fashion model, born in Austin, Texas
  • 1983 Han Yeo-reum, South Korean actress (The Bow), born in South Korea

Person of interestCiara

1985 Ciara [Harris], American singer and songwriter (Ciara: The Evolution) and model, born in Austin, Texas

Singer Ciara
Singer
Ciara
  • 1989 Seth Mumy, American actor (3 Wishes), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1995 Conchita Campbell, Canadian actress (The 4400), born in Vancouver, British Columbia