On This Day

December 1907 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Dec 1 Joel Fluellen, American actor (Porgy and Bess, Burning Cross, Learning Tree), born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 1990)
  • Dec 10 Amedeo Nazzari [Buffa], Italian actor (Nights of Cabiria; Chains; Caravaggio), born in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (d. 1979)
  • Dec 10 Michael Blankfort, American writer, producer and director, born in NYC, New York (d. 1982)
  • Dec 16 Barbara Kent, Canadian actress (Lonesome, Flesh and the Devil), born in Gadsby, Alberta, Canada (d. 2011)
  • Dec 22 Peggy Ashcroft [Dame Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft], British actress (Dear Brutus, Happy Days), born in Croydon, Surrey, England (d. 1991)
  • Dec 23 Don McNeill, American Radio and TV host (Don McNeill TV Club), born in Galena, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • Dec 25 (Cabell) Cab Calloway, American singer, bandleader ("Minnie the Moocher"; "The Jumpin' Jive"), writer, radio host, and actor (The Blues Brothers), born in Rochester, New York
  • Dec 25 Mike Mazurki, Austrian-American actor and professional wrestler (Some Like It Hot, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World), born in Tarnopol, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1990)
  • Dec 30 Christine Auwen, Dutch model, singer and actress (Haghezangers), born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (d. 1983)