Birthdays in Film & TV on September 12

  • 1875 Matsunosuke Onoe [Tsuruzo Nakamura], Japanese actor (Araki Mataemon, Yajîkita: zenpen), born in Naka-ku, Okayama, Okayama Prefecture, Japan (d. 1926)
  • 1888 Maurice Chevalier, French actor and singer (Thank heaven for little girls), born in Paris (d. 1972)
  • 1894 Billy Gilbert, American actor (Great Dictator, His Gal Friday), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1971)
  • 1895 Alice Lake, American silent screen actress (Glamour, Wicked), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1967)
  • 1901 Ben Blue, Canadian actor and comedian (Accidental Family, Frank Sinatra Show), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1975)
  • 1907 Joe Lederer, Austrian actress and writer (Drei Tage Liebe), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1987)
  • 1914 Desmond Llewelyn, Welsh actor, born in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales (d. 1999)
  • 1920 Irene Dailey, American actress (Another World, Grissom Gang), born in NYC, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1921 Frank McGee, American news anchor (NBC Evening News), born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 1974)
  • 1922 Ellen Demming, American actress (Guiding Light), born in Schenectady, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1924 Jean Le Poulain, French actor (Divine), born in Marseille, France (d. 1988)
  • 1925 Dickie Moore, actor (Expert, Oliver Twist, Little Men), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1927 Gianna Maria Canale, Italian actress (Go For Broke), born in Reggio Calabria, Italy (d. 2009)
  • 1931 Sir Ian Holm, eminent English actor (The Lord of the Rings, Alien, King Lear), born in Goodmayes, Essex
  • 1933 Tatiana Doronina, Russian actress, born in St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 1937 Daniela Rocca, Italian actress (Battle of Austerlitz, Empty Canvas), born in Acireale, Italy (d. 1995)

  • 1940 Linda Gray, American actress (Sue Ellen Ewing-Dallas), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1940 Patrick Mower, English actor (Emmerdale), born in Oxford, England
  • 1945 Maria Aitken, Irish-English actress (Fish Called Wanda), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1950 Cynthia Myers, American Playmate (Dec 1968) and actress (Beyond Valley of Dolls), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1951 Joe Pantoliano, American actor (Finelli Boys, Fugitive), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1955 Peter Scolari, American actor (Newhart, Bosom Buddies), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1955 Nina Blackwood, American actress and VJ (MTV, Solid Gold, Vice Squad), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1956 Leslie Cheung, Hong Kong actor, singer and composer (Farewell My Concubine), born in Hong Kong (d. 2003)
  • 1957 Rachel Ward, English-Australian actress (Thorn Birds), born in Cornwell, Oxfordshire, England
  • 1957 Hans Zimmer, German film score composer (The Lion King), born in Frankfurt
  • 1958 Gregg Edelman, American actor (Green Card), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1962 Amy Yasbeck, American actress (Casey Davenport-Wings, Mask), born in Blue Ash, Ohio
  • 1965 Einstein Kristiansen, Norwegian cartoonist, designer and TV host, born in Greåker, Sarpsborg, Norway
  • 1966 Darren E. Burrows, American actor (Ed Chigliak-Northern Exposure), born in Winfield, Kansas
  • 1967 Louis C.K. [Louis Székely] American-Mexican comedian (Louie), born in Washington, D. C.
  • 1968 Paul F. Tompkins, American comedian, born in Mount Airy, Pennsylvania
  • 1972 Cady Cantrell, American actress and playmate (Apr, 1992), born in Lanett, Alabama

Person of interestPaul Walker

1973 Paul Walker, American actor (The Fast and the Furious), born in Glendale, California (d. 2013)

  • 1975 Tom Carroll, actor (J T Adams-Swan's Crossing)
  • 1977 Grant Denyer, Australian television personality and TV Host, born in Coffs Harbour, Australia
  • 1978 Elisabetta Canalis, Italian model and actress, born in Sassari, Italy
  • 1978 Ben McKenzie, American actor (Gotham), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1978 Ruben Studdard, American singer (American Idol, I Need An Angel), born in Frankfurt, Germany

Person of interestJennifer Hudson

1981 Jennifer Hudson, American actress and singer (Dreamgirls), born in Chicago, Illinois

Actress and Singer Jennifer Hudson
Actress and Singer
Jennifer Hudson
  • 1982 Nana Ozaki, Japanese model, born in Osaka, Japan
  • 1986 Emmy Rossum, American actress and singer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1986 Yang Mi, Chinese actress (Eternal Love), born in Xuanwu District, Beijing, China
  • 1988 Aaron Sidwell, English actor and singer, born in Maidstone, Kent, England