Born on this Day in History: December 29, 1938 - Jon Voight was born in Yonkers, New York. His 1969 role in Midnight Cowboy launched his career. For the next two decades, his film career was a mix of incredible highs and forgettable misses. After appearing in the 1995 drama Heat, he once again began to star in big budget offerings. In recent years, he has enjoyed a resurgence as a sought-after character actor.
On this Day in History: December 29, 1993 - Former child star Todd Bridges (who played Willis on "Different Strokes") arrested for transportation of methamphetamine.