December 1929 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Dec 1 David Doyle, American actor (Charlie's Angels, Rugrats), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1997)
  • Dec 1 Alan Mouncer, film director and producer
  • Dec 1 Dick Shawn [Richard Schulefand], American character actor and comedian (Producers, Maid to Order, Angel), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1987)
  • Dec 1 Emily McLaughlin, American actress (Jessie Brewer- General Hospital), born in White Plains, New York (d. 1991)
  • Dec 6 Robert "King" Moody, American actor and comedian (Shtarker-Get Smart), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • Dec 6 Alain Tanner, Swiss filmmaker
  • Dec 9 John Cassavetes, Greek-American actor, film director, and screenwriter (Dirty Dozen, Rosemary's Baby), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)

Person of interestChristopher Plummer

Dec 13 Christopher Plummer, Canadian actor (Sound of Music, Doll's House), born in Toronto, Ontario

  • Dec 16 Nicholas Courtney, British actor (Doctor Who, Incendiary), born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 2011)
  • Dec 19 Howard Sackler, American screenwriter (d. 1982)
  • Dec 22 Jan Wiegel, director and producer (Classroom of Anne Frank, Myrada)
  • Dec 25 Nellie "Irish" McCalla, American actress and artist (Sheena Queen of Jungle), born in Pawnee City, Nebraska (d. 2002)
  • Dec 25 Stuart Hall, British radio and television presenter
  • Dec 25 China Machado, Chinese-born model, 1st non-Caucasian super model, born in Shanghai (d. 2016)
  • Dec 30 Barbara Nichols, American actress (Dear Heart, Disorderly Orderly), born in Queens, New York (d. 1976)
  • Dec 30 Bob Bouma, Dutch TV host (For a Postcard in the Front Row)
  • Dec 31 Mies Bouman, Dutch TV hostess (Open the Village)