December 1925 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Dec 21 "Battleship Potemkin", Soviet silent film directed by Sergei Eisenstein, starring Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barksy and Grigori Aleksandrov, premieres in Moscow
  • Dec 28 George and Ira Gershwin's musical "Tip-Toes" premieres in New York City

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Dec 1 Jordan Klein, cameraman/director (Thunderball), born in Miami, Florida
  • Dec 2 Julie Harris, American actress (Bell Jar, I Am a Camera, East of Eden), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • Dec 4 Maurice Binder, American photographer/film titler (James Bond), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 8 Samuel "Sammy" Davis Jr., American singer/dancer/actor (Ocean's 11, Candy Man), born in NYC, New York (d. 1990)
  • Dec 10 Jean Byron [Imogene Audette Burkhart], American actress (The Patty Duke Show), born in Paducah, Kentucky (d. 2006)
  • Dec 13 Dick Van Dyke, West Plains Mo, actor (Rob Petrie-Dick Van Dyke Show)
  • Dec 13 Albert Paulsen, Ecuadorian-American actor (One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Doctors' Hospital), born in Guayaquil, Ecuador (d. 2004)
  • Dec 15 Kasey Rogers, American actress (Bewitched), born in Morehouse, Missouri (d. 2006)
  • Dec 17 Rijk de Gooyer, Dutch actor, comedian and singer (Black Rider, Rififi in Amsterdam), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 2011)
  • Dec 18 Peggy Cummins [Augusta Fuller], Welsh-born Irish actress (Gun Crazy, Curse of the Demon), born in Prestatyn, Denbighshire, Wales (d. 2017)
  • Dec 23 Harry Guardino, American actor (Monty Nash, Perry Mason, Hill St Blues), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 24 Mohd. Rafi, Indian actor and playback singer (d. 1980)
  • Dec 27 Michel Piccoli, actor (Topaz, Peril, May Fools), born in Paris, France
  • Dec 28 Hildegard Knef, German actress, singer, and writer (Touch of Class, Mozambique), born in Ulm, Germany (d. 2002)
  • Dec 29 Dina Merrill, American actress (Operation Petticoat, Butterfield 8), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)