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, actress (Sue Ellen Ewing-Dallas), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1940 Susan Sennett, actress (Big Bad Mama), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1940 Patrick Mower, English actor
  • 1945 Maria Aitken, actress (Fish Called Wanda)
  • 1950 Cynthia Meyers, playmate (Dec 1968)/actress (Beyond Valley of Dolls)
  • 1951 Joe Pantoliano, actor (Finelli Boys, Fugitive), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1954 Adrian Adonis, American professional wrestler (d. 1988)
  • 1955 Peter Scolari, New Rochelle New York, American actor (Newhart, Bosom Buddies)
  • 1955 Nina Blackwood, Mass, actress/VJ (MTV, Solid Gold, Vice Squad)
  • 1956 Leslie Cheung, Hong Kong actor, singer and composer (Farewell My Concubine), born in Hong Kong (d. 2003)
  • 1957 Hawk, [Michael Hegstrand], wrestler (ECW/WCW/WWF/AWA, Legion of Doom)
  • 1957 Rachel Ward, Cornwell Manor England, actress (Thorn Birds)
  • 1958 Gregg Edelman, actor (Green Card), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1962 Amy Yasbeck, Blue Ash, Ohio, American actress (Casey Davenport-Wings, Mask)
  • 1965 Einstein Kristiansen, Norwegian cartoonist, designer and TV host
  • 1966 Darren E Burrows, Kansas, actor (Ed Chigliak-Northern Exposure)
  • 1967 Louis C.K. [Louis Székely] Comedian (Louie), born in Washington D. C.
  • 1968 Paul F. Tompkins, American comedian
  • 1972 Amy Locane, NJ, actress (Sandy Harling-Melrose Place)
  • 1972 Cady Cantrell, Lanett AL, playmate (Apr, 1992)

Person of interestPaul Walker

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

  • 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
  • 1978 Benjamin McKenzie, American actor

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
  • 1986 Emmy Rossum, American actress and singer
  • 1986 Yang Mi, Chinese actress
  • 1988 Aaron Sidwell, English actor