December 1941 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Dec 5 "Sullivan's Travels", directed by Preston Sturges and starring Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake, is released

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Dec 3 Mary Alice, Indianola MS, newscaster (CBS, Lettie-Different World)
  • Dec 4 Humberto Sol├ís, Cuban film director and writer (Lucia), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2008)
  • Dec 9 Beau Bridges, actor (Hotel New Hampshire, 5th Musketeer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 10 Fionnula Flanagan, Irish actress (Rich Man Poor Man), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Dec 10 Peter Michael Goetz, American actor (Jumping Jack Flash, King Kong Lives), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Dec 10 Tommy Kirk, American actor (Old Yeller), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Dec 10 Tommy Rettig, American actor (Jeff's Collie, Lassie), born in Queens, New York (d. 1996)
  • Dec 10 Kyu Sakamoto, Japanese singer and actor, born in Kawasaki (d. 1985)
  • Dec 12 Liesbeth List, Dutch actress and vocalist (Theodorakis), born in Bandoeng, Dutch East Indies
  • Dec 13 Anouska Hempel, British actress (Tiffany Jones), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Dec 13 John Davidson, American TV host (Hollywood Squares, That's Incredible), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 15 Geoffrey Davies, English actor (Doctor at Sea, Doctor on the Go)
  • Dec 16 Lesley Stahl, newscaster/correspondent (CBS)
  • Dec 23 Elizabeth Hartman, actress (Walking Tall, Beguilled), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Dec 24 John Levene, British actor
  • Dec 26 Daniel Schmid, actor and director (Paloma, Violanta, Hecate, Amateurs)
  • Dec 27 Charlie Dog, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Chuck Jones and Bob Clampett (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Porky's Pooch"
  • Dec 31 Tim Considine, US actor (Mike-My 3 Sons), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Dec 31 Sarah Miles, Essex England, actress (Ryan's Hope, Big Sleep, Venom)