Birthdays: December 20by bcampos862 | created - 20 Dec 2015 | updated - 8 months ago | Public
Writer | Crónica de una fuga
Israel Adrián Caetano was born in 1969 in Montevideo, Uruguay as Adrián Israel Caetano. He is a writer and director, known for Chronicle of an Escape (2006), Bolivia (1999) and Pizza, Beer, and Cigarettes (1998).
Actor | Kiss Me Deadly
A stage actor from 1927, Albert Dekker was an established Broadway star when he made his film debut ten years later. Tall and with rugged good looks, he often played aggressive character roles, a prime example being his double-crossing gang leader in the classic The Killers (1946). From 1944-46 he ...
7. Alix Kermes
Actress | Gilmore Girls
Alix Kermes was born in Albert Lea, Minnesota. She started modeling and acting in the Minneapolis market at the age of two, doing print work and commercials. Her acting career began with a part in a MCAD student short film. Other student and independent film roles followed.
During the 2003 pilot ...
10. Angel Tompkins
Actress | The Teacher
Beautiful California-born Angel Tompkins started her career out as a Chicago-area model before attempting an on-camera career in the late 60s. She made an assured (major) film debut as the seductive blonde who comes between husband and wife Elliott Gould and Brenda Vaccaro in the comedy I Love My ...
13. Audrey Totter
Actress | Lady in the Lake
One is certainly hard-pressed to think of another true "bad girl" representative so closely identifiable with film noir than hard-looking blonde actress Audrey Totter. While she remained a "B"-tier actress for most her career, she was an "A" quality actress and one of filmdom's most intriguing ...
14. Blanche Baker
Actress | Sixteen Candles
Blanche Baker is an actress of stage, screen and television. Born Blanche Garfein in New York, her mother is actress Carroll Baker, who won a Best Actress Oscar nomination for Baby Doll (1956), several months after baby Blanche arrived. Her father is stage director Jack Garfein, who later went on to...
15. Brad Jones
Writer | Freak Out
Brad Jones was born on December 20, 1981 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. He is an editor and producer, known for Freak Out (2003), Game Boys (2008) and Paranoia (2011). He has been married to Laura Luke since November 11, 2017. He was previously married to Jillian Zurawski.
20. Charley Grapewin
Actor | The Wizard of Oz
This old codger film favorite, born in 1869 (some reports say 1875), got into the entertainment field at an early age, first as a circus performer (aerialist and trapeze artist). When acting sparked his interest, he worked in a series of stock companies while writing stage plays that he himself ...
21. Charlie Callas
Actor | Switch
Born Charles Callias in Brooklyn, NY on December 20, 1927, he served in the US Army in Germany during World War 2.
Originally a drummer, he played with Tommy Dorsey, Claude Thornhill and Buddy Rich. He was always clowning around and would drive the band members crazy on the bus as they traveled. So ...
24. Claudia Jennings
Actress | The Unholy Rollers
Born Mary Eileen "Mimi" Chesterton (nicknamed Mimi by her friends and family) in St. Paul, Minnesota, titian beauty Claudia Jennings was raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1966, she moved to Evanston, Illinois, the first suburb north of Chicago just south of the Wisconsin state line, where she ...
27. David Alford
Actor | The Last Castle
David Alford was born in Nashville and raised on his family farm in Adams, Tennessee. His father Ben Robert was a farmer and Methodist Minister. David graduated in a class of 49 students from nearby Jo Byrns High School. He attended his father's alma mater Martin Methodist College and then Austin ...
28. David Cook
Soundtrack | American Idol: The Search for a Superstar
David Cook grew up in Blue Springs, Missouri where he graduated high school then went to Central Missouri State for Graphic Design. He formed a band, Axium, with friends Bobby Kerr and Jeff Shrout, and recorded 3 albums, plus a live album. His band Axium created a great fan base in Kansas City area...
29. Dennis Morgan
Actor | My Wild Irish Rose
Dennis Morgan was born Stanley Morner in the small town of Prentice, Wisconsin. His first jobs in Hollywood were mostly bit parts, but he scored big after playing opposite Ginger Rogers in Kitty Foyle (1940). He starred in films like My Wild Irish Rose (1947), God Is My Co-Pilot (1945) and The Very...
30. Dick Wolf
Writer | Law & Order
Dick Wolf was born on December 20, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard A. Wolf. He is a writer and producer, known for Law & Order (1990), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001). He has been married to Noelle Lippman since June 17, ...
31. Xavier Hairston
Actor | Lipstick City
32. Eduardo Sánchez
Director | The Blair Witch Project
Eduardo Sanchez was born in Cuba in 1968. It was at a young age he gained an interest in film making. At Wheaton High School Ed made school movie projects such as Shrimp Fried Vice and Pride (in the name of Love) all of which starred his friends and family, as well as Ed himself.
After High School ...
Actress | Admiral
As a teenager, she graduated from the modeling school. In secondary school her studies were mediocre, but for the last few years learning everything caught up due to coaching. Because of this, Elizaveta acquired two foreign languages - English and German. The graduating class decided to enter the ...
34. Elsie de Wolfe
Actress | For Love of Mary Ellen
Elsie de Wolfe was born on December 20, 1865 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for For Love of Mary Ellen (1915), Democracy: The Vision Restored (1920) and The Pretender (1915). She was married to Sir Charles Mendl' (British diplomat). She died on July 12, 1950 in ...
36. Mariela Vitale
Actress | El niño pez
37. Ernest Morrison
Actor | Ghosts on the Loose
"Sunshine Sammy" Morrison was most famous as one of the Dead End Kids/East Side Kids, but he was probably the most experienced actor of that group. Morrison made his film debut while still an infant; his father worked for a wealthy Los Angeles family that had connections in the film industry, and ...
40. George Roy Hill
Director | The Sting
George Roy Hill was never able to 'hit it off' with the critics despite the fact that 2 of his films - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), and The Sting (1973) - had remained among the top 10 box office hits by 1976. His work was frequently derided as 'impersonal' or lacking in stylistic ...
41. Gia Allemand
Actress | Ghost Trek: The Kinsey Report
Gia Allemand was born on December 20, 1983 in Howard Beach, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Gia Marie Allemand. She was an actress, known for Ghost Trek: The Kinsey Report (2011), Ghost Trek: Goomba Body Snatchers Mortuary Lockdown (2013) and The Bachelor (2002). She died on August 14, 2013...
44. Hyuk Jang
Hyuk Jang was born on December 20, 1976 in Pusan, South Korea as Yong-Joon Jung. He is an actor, known for Windstruck (2004), Chuno (2010) and Empire of Lust (2015). He has been married to Yeo-Jin Kim since June 2, 2008. They have three children.
45. Ilean Almaguer
Actress | Marina
Ilean was born in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas (Mexico) and from her early childhood her curiosity and urge to act, sing and dance led her to look for a job at a local TV station as a reporter in a children's show. In 1994 the family moved to Mexico City, where she was contacted by a professional ...
46. Iqbal Theba
Actor | Glee
Born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan, Iqbal Theba came to the US as a college Freshman at the University of Oklahoma, Norman. While in college in Oklahoma, Iqbal studied Civil Engineering and eventually obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Engineering Management. After realizing ...
47. Irene Dunne
Actress | The Awful Truth
Irene Marie Dunne was born on December 20, 1898, in Louisville, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Joseph Dunne, who inspected steamships, and Adelaide Henry, a musician who prompted Irene in the arts. Her first production was in Louisville when she appeared in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the age...
53. Jenny Agutter
Actress | The Avengers
Jenny Agutter was born on December 20, 1952, in Taunton, Somerset, England, UK. The daughter of an army officer, she spent her childhood traveling and living in different countries. Her film career began at the age of 12 in East of Sudan (1964), which was quickly followed by The Magical World of ...
54. Jerome Ehlers
Actor | The Marine
Jerome Ehlers was born on December 20, 1958 in Perth, Australia as Jerome Francis Ehlers. He was an actor and writer, known for The Marine (2006), Quigley Down Under (1990) and The Great Raid (2005). He was married to Elly Bradbury and Emily Simpson. He died on August 9, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.
55. Jillian Grace
Actress | Epic Movie
Lovely, sunny and slender blonde looker Jillian Grace Harper was born on December 20, 1985, in Arkansas and grew up in Washington, Missouri. Her mother Katharine Walter sent photos and a letter about Grace to legendary shock jock Howard Stern. Jillian subsequently made a guest appearance on Stern's...
Actress | Awkward.
Jillian Rose Reed moved from her hometown of Northville, Michigan to Los Angeles, California to pursue a career in TV & Film. Growing up in musical theater, the stage was Reed's second home from the time she starting singing and dancing at age three, until she left for Hollywood at age thirteen. ...
57. Jim Simpson
Self | National Sports Festival VI
Jim Simpson was born on December 20, 1927 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as James Shores Simpson. He was an actor, known for National Sports Festival VI (1985), 1970 American League Championship Series (1970) and 1969 National League Championship Series (1969). He was married to Ann ...
60. Joel Gretsch
Actor | Push
Joel Gretsch was born on December 20, 1963 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA as Joel James Gretsch. He is an actor and director, known for Push (2009), Minority Report (2002) and National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007). He has been married to Melanie Shatner since September 5, 1999. They have two ...
Transportation_department | Memento
Versatile and underrated B-movie Renaissance man John "Bud" Cardos was born in 1929 in St. Louis, Missouri. His family has interesting roots in the entertainment industry: his cousin Spiros Cardos worked at Twentieth Century-Fox and his father and uncle managed the lavish Graumann's Egyptian and ...
62. John Hillerman
Actor | Magnum, P.I.
The impeccably urbane Englishman Jonathan Quayle Higgins III (VC !) -- Tom Selleck's sophisticated majordomo in Magnum, P.I. (1980) -- was of French, German and Austrian descent, raised in a small Texas town and educated at a Catholic high school. He majored in journalism from the University of ...
63. John Spencer
Actor | The West Wing
John Spencer was born John Speshock, Jr. in New York City, the only son of Mildred (Benzeroski), a homemaker and occasional waitress, and John Speshock, a truck driver. He grew up near Paterson, New Jersey, and left at age 16 to attend the Professional Children's School. In 1963, he landed a ...
Actress | Aquamarine
Joanna Noëlle Levesque was born in Brattleboro, Vermont to Diana Levesque (born: Diana Blagden) & Joel Maurice Levesque. She has Polish, English, Irish & Scottish ancestry on Diana's side and French-Canadian ancestry on Joel's side. Her mother, a church soloist and theatre performer, would sing ...
65. Jonah Hill
Actor | 21 Jump Street
Jonah Hill was born and raised in Los Angeles, the son of Sharon Feldstein (née Chalkin), a fashion designer and costume stylist, and Richard Feldstein, a tour accountant for Guns N' Roses. He is the brother of music manager Jordan Feldstein and actress Beanie Feldstein. He graduated from ...
68. Karen Moncrieff
Director | 13 Reasons Why
After receiving a B.S. in Performance Studies from Northwestern University, Moncrieff moved to California to pursue a career as an actress. She appeared in numerous TV shows and B-movies and was a series regular on Santa Barbara (as Cassandra Lockridge) and Days of Our Lives (as Gabrielle Pascal.)
69. Kathryn Joosten
Actress | Desperate Housewives
Kathryn is best known for her portrayals of "Karen McCluskey" on Desperate Housewives (2004) on ABC and of "Mrs. Landingham", secretary to the President (Martin Sheen), on the critically-acclaimed NBC drama, The West Wing (1999). She has also recurred on Dharma & Greg (1997), and guest-starred ...
70. Ki-duk Kim
Writer | Bin-jip
He studied fine arts in Paris in 1990-1992. In 1993 he won the award for Best Screenplay from the Educational Institute of Screenwriting with "A Painter and A Criminal Condemned to Death". After two more screenplay awards, he made his directorial debut with Crocodile (1996). Then he went on to ...
71. Leigh Hamilton
Actress | Hocus Pocus
Leigh touched so many lives through her great passion for the arts, as a gallery owner and actress in such movies as A Man, A Woman, and A Bank and Gas Food Lodging. Leigh's tenacity and great eye for beauty translated to the success of her gallery, Hamilton Galleries, in Santa Monica. Leigh has 4 ...
75. Lucy Pinder
Actress | Strippers vs Werewolves
Counted amongst the sexiest women in the glamour world, English model Lucy Pinder has graced the covers of some of the hottest British publications such as 'FHM,' 'Nuts,' 'Loaded,' and the 'Daily Star.' She had already been modeling for a few years when she first decided to go for topless ...
77. Madison Bontempo
Actress | The Metrosexual
Madison Bontempo was born on December 20, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Madison Nicole Bontempo. She is known for her work on The Metrosexual (2007), Without a Paddle: Nature's Calling (2009) and Days of Our Lives (1965). She is married to Kyler Steven Fisher. They have two children.
78. Mala Powers
Actress | Cyrano de Bergerac
The daughter of a United Press executive, Mala Powers attended the Max Reinhardt Junior Workshop as a kid and fell in love with acting the first time she set foot on a stage. She made her film debut in Universal's 1942 Tough As They Come (1942) before actress Helene Thimig (Max Reinhardt's wife) ...
81. María Rosa Gallo
Actress | La extraña dama
María Rosa Gallo was born on December 20, 1925 in Argentina. She was an actress, known for The Strange Lady (1989), Black Pearl (1994) and Casa natal (1998). She was married to Tito Alonso and Camilo Da Passano. She died on December 7, 2004 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
82. Marilyn Porayko
Actress | Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie
Marilyn Porayko was born on December 20, 1979 in Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (2012), Lapse (2010) and Late (2013). She has been married to Tim Heidecker since June 2, 2007. They have two children.
83. Mark Keyloun
Actor | Sudden Impact
Born in Brooklyn, New York, USA Mark is an actor, known for Sudden Impact (1983), Evergreen (1985) and Mike's Murder (1984). According to the Manhasset High School alumni Web-site, Mark retired from show business in 1991 to pursue a career in information technology working for Electronic Data ...
Actor | Léon
Michael Badalucco, a Brooklyn native, got his start in the entertainment industry at a very young age, going to work with his father Giuseppe, a Sicilian-born immigrant, who worked as a carpenter on movie sets. In 1963, during the filming of Fail Safe starring Henry Fonda, a photo of a young boy ...
86. Modesto Lacen
Actor | Celia
Loíza, Puerto Rico, Theater, film, radio and television actor and producer with a history of 20 years of uninterrupted work in Puerto Rico, the United States, Spain and Colombia, among others. He began working professionally as a teenager and continued his training in the Drama Department of the ...
88. Narda Onyx
Born in 1934, Narda became friends with Robert I. McCarthy when she was an eleven-year-old laundress for McCarthy's anti-aircraft battalion in Bonn. In 1944 Narda was a child actress in Estonia. To escape the Russians, she, her grandparents, her mother and 2-year-old brother took to the sea bound ...
90. Nelly Meruane
Actress | Machos
Nelly Meruane was born on December 20, 1927 in Toltén, Región de La Araucanía, Chile as Nelly Lucinda Consuelo Meruane Solano. She was an actress, known for Machos (2003), Playa salvaje (1997) and La madrastra (1981). She died on June 20, 2018 in Providencia, Santiago, Metropolitan Region, Chile.
91. Nicolás Mancera
Producer | La calesita
Nicolás Mancera, was a showman who journeyed with big success the decades of 1960 and 1970 of the Argentine television. Known like Pipo Mancera, he was born in Buenos Aires, on December 20, 1930, studied locution and he was employed also at radio and movies. In the years '60 it was unrolled like ...
93. Nicole de Boer
Actress | Cube
Nicole de Boer began her acting career as a child in her hometown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A shy child, she one day came home and, to the astonishment of her family, told them she had gotten the lead in the play "The Wizard of Oz". With the blessing of her parents, her grandmother helped her to ...
94. Nicole Maurey
Actress | The Day of the Triffids
Glamorous French beauty who studied dancing in her early career but switched to films in 1944, where she was cast in various heroine roles. She flirted with Hollywood stardom in the 50s, co-starring with Bing Crosby in Little Boy Lost (1953) and Danny Kaye in Me and the Colonel (1958). She settled ...
95. Pamela Austin
Actress | The Wild Wild West
Pamela Austin was born on December 20, 1941 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Pamela Joan Akert. She is an actress, known for The Wild Wild West (1965), Evil Roy Slade (1972) and Blue Hawaii (1961). She has been married to Léopold Wyler since January 9, 1974. She was previously married to Guy McElwaine ...
96. Peter Criss
Actor | Detroit Rock City
Former drummer for hard rock super-group "KISS", best known for his "cat" character and thumping drum solo's. Criss was born Peter George John Crisscoula on December 20th, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York City. Criss was influenced by the 1940s big band sound, and was quite keen on Gene Krupa's unique ...
98. Rachel Ramras
Writer | Nobodies
Rachel Ramras was born on December 20, 1974 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA as Rachel Leah Ramras. She is a writer and actress, known for Nobodies (2017), Looney Tunes: Rabbits Run (2015) and Mike Tyson Mysteries (2014). She is married to Hugh Davidson. She was previously married to Christian Duguay.
99. Ragan Wallake
Actress | Hollywood Homicide
Born in Toledo OH and raised in Minnesota, Ragan (Wallake) Brooks discovered her love for performing and the spotlight at the young age of five, when she began modeling in department store fashion shows. She continued modeling, and dancing ballet through high school, until she discovered her love ...