Birthdays in Film & Television in 1941

  • Jan 3 Shima Iwashita, actress (Red Lion, Hara-Kiri, Double Suicide)
  • Jan 3 Van Dyke Parks, Alabama, actor/musician (Bonino, Billy Crystal Hour)
  • Jan 4 John Bennett Perry, singer/actor (Falcon Crest), born in Williamstown, Massachusetts
  • Jan 5 Hayao Miyazaki, Japanese filmmaker (Spirited Away), born in Tokyo
  • Jan 8 Graham Chapman, English comedian (Monty Python's Flying Circus), born in Leicester, England (d. 1989)
  • Jan 14 Marjoe Gortner, actor (Speak Up America, Falcon Crest), born in Long Beach, California

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Jan 14 Faye Dunaway, American actress (Chinatown, Bonnie & Clyde), born in Bascom, Florida

Actress Faye Dunaway
Actress
Faye Dunaway
  • Jan 16 Richard Bohringer, actor (Diva, I Married a Shadow), born in Paris, France
  • Jan 18 Iva Zanicchi, actress (Ragazza Tutta d'Oro)
  • Jan 18 Denise Bombardier, Quebec journalist, television host and novelist
  • Jan 19 Tony Anholt, British actor (d. 2002)
  • Jan 19 Pat Patterson, Canadian wrestler
  • Jan 20 Pierre Lalonde, Quebec singer and television host
  • Jan 21 Stathis Giallelis, Greek actor
  • Jan 21 Ivan Putski, Polish-born American professional wrestler
  • Jan 25 Gregory Sierra, American actor
  • Jan 26 Henry Jaglom, actor (Eating, Lucky Ducks, Always), born in London, England
  • Jan 26 Scott Glenn, actor (Right Stuff, Personal Best, Backdraft), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 28 Joel Crothers, actor (Edge of Night), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jan 31 Jessica Walter, American actress (Play Misty For Me, Arrested Development), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 1 Karl Dall, German television host
  • Feb 3 Bridget Hanley, actress (Here Come the Brides), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Feb 5 David Selby, Morganstown WV, actor (Falcon Crest, Flamingo Road)
  • Feb 6 Gigi Perreau, actress (Journey to Center of Time), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 8 Nick Nolte, American actor (The Thin Red Line, 48 Hrs), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Feb 9 Sheila James Kuehl, politician/actress (Zelda-Dobie Gillis)
  • Feb 10 Michael Apted, director/researcher (Granada TV)
  • Feb 13 Bo Svenson, Goteborg Sweden, actor (North Dallas 40, Walking Tall)
  • Feb 15 Florinda Bolkan, Ceara Brazil, actress (Damned, Last Valley, Word)
  • Feb 24 Joanie Sommers, American singer and actress
  • Feb 25 David Puttnam, film producer/CEO (Columbia Pictures), born in London, England
  • Feb 25 Susan Browning, Baldwin NY, actress (Pat-Mary Hartman)
  • Feb 27 Ian McGarry, general secretary (British Actors' Equity Association)
  • Mar 4 John Aprea, actor (Lucas-Another World, The Godfather Part II), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Mar 4 John Hancock, American actor (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights), born in Hazen, Arkansas (d. 1992)
  • Mar 6 Karyn Kupcinet, American actress (Carol-Gertrude Berg Show), born in Karyn Kupcinet (d. 1963)
  • Mar 8 Andrei Mironov, Soviet actor (d. 1987)
  • Mar 14 Wolfgang Petersen, Emden Germany, actor (Shattered, Enemy Mine)
  • Mar 15 Dick Top, Dutch actor/director (Witch of Haarlem)
  • Mar 22 Bruno Ganz, Zurich Switzerland, actor (Strapless, Wings of Desire)
  • Mar 22 Jeremy Clyde, English musician (Chad & Jeremy) and actor (The Iron Lady), born in Dorney, Buckinghamshire
  • Mar 28 Alf Clausen, orchestra leader (Mary, Simpsons), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Mar 29 Terence Hill, actor (Super Fuzz, They Call Me Trinity), born in Venice, Italy
  • Apr 3 Eric Braeden, Aust, actor (Victor Newman-Young & Restless, Colossus)
  • Apr 4 Bill Tarmey, Ardwick, Manchester, actor (Coronation Street), (d. 2012)
  • Apr 5 Michael Moriarty, actor (Bang the Drum Slowly, Q, Stuff), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Apr 7 Gorden Kaye, British actor (Allo Allo), born in Huddersfield (d. 2017)
  • Apr 9 Hannah Gordon, actress (Oh Alfie)
  • Apr 9 Chu Song-woong, Korean stage actor (d. 1985)

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Apr 14 Julie Christie, British actress (Darling, Doctor Zhivago), born in Chukua, Assam, India

  • Apr 20 Ryan O'Neal, actor (Love Story, Paper Moon)
  • Apr 23 Ed Stewart, British DJ and broadcaster (Crackerjack), born in Exmouth, Devon (d. 2016)
  • Apr 23 Michael Lynne, American film executive
  • Apr 25 Bertrand Tavernier, actor (Capt Conan, L627, Daddy Nostalgie)
  • Apr 28 Ann-Margret, Valsjobya Sweden, actress (Bye Bye Birdie, Tommy)
  • May 1 Barbara Barendrecht, [BHM Wurfbain], actress (Dirty Picture)
  • May 6 Ghena Dimitrova, actress (Nabucco)
  • May 8 Jim Mitchum, actor (Blackout, Invincible 6), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • May 13 Senta Berger, actress (Cast a Giant Shadow), born in Vienna, Austria
  • May 15 Lainie Kazan, singer/actress (Lust in the Dust, Beaches), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 17 Grace Zabriskie, American actress
  • May 18 Miriam Margolyes, English actress (Babe, Romeo and Juliet), born in Oxford
  • May 18 Diane McBain, actress (Surfside Six, Spinout, Donner Pass), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • May 19 Nora Ephron, NY, novelist/screenwriter/director (Michael, Heartburn), (d. 2012)
  • May 20 John Strasberg, American actor
  • May 22 Paul Winfield, LA, actor (Star Trek II, Huckleberry Finn, Mars Attack)
  • May 24 Andres Garcia, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, actor (Tiger Shark)
  • May 27 Davina Phillips, actress
  • May 28 Beth Howland, actress (Vera - Alice, Company), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • Jun 2 Stacy Keach, actor (Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer), born in Savannah, Georgia

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Jun 5 Spalding Gray, American actor (Beaches, Clara's Heart, Heavy Petting), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2004)

  • Jun 10 Jurgen Prochnow, actor (Das Boot)
  • Jun 10 Mickey Jones, American musician and actor
  • Jun 12 Marv Albert, American "Yes!" sportscaster (NBC-TV)/back biter, born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 13 Robert Forester, actor (Banyon, Nakia), born in Rochester, New York
  • Jun 13 Tom Hallick, actor (Search), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Jun 18 Delia Smith, English cook and television presenter
  • Jun 19 Marlene Warfield, actress (Victoria-Maude), born in Queens, New York
  • Jun 20 Stephen Frears, film director (Prick Up Your Ears, Dangerous Liaisons), born in Leicester, England
  • Jun 21 Pia J Barendrecht, Indonesian/Dutch actress (Pinokkio)
  • Jun 21 Joe Flaherty, American-Canadian actor
  • Jun 22 Ed Bradley, Journalist and CBS news correspondent (60 Minutes), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 22 Michael Lerner, actor (8 Men Out, Harlem Nights), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 27 Krzysztof Kieslowski, Poland, director/actor (Underground Passage)
  • Jun 30 Micki Grant, American singer, composer and actress, 1st African Amerian woman to direct on Broadway, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 1 Sally Quinn, Georgia, CBS newscaster (Morning Show)
  • Jul 7 Bill Oddie, English comedian and ornithologist
  • Jul 10 Robert Pine, actor (Joe Getraer-CHiPs), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • Jul 10 Jake Eberts, film producer (Chariots of Fire, Dances with Wolves), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2012)
  • Jul 12 Joseph Whipp, American actor
  • Jul 13 Jacques Perrin, actress (Cinema Paradiso, 317th Platoon), born in Paris, France
  • Jul 13 Lut[guard] Tomsin, actress/director (Knock on the Door)
  • Jul 13 Robert Forster, actor (Lady in Red, Alligator), born in Rochester, New York
  • Jul 20 Kurt Raab, German actor (d. 1988)
  • Jul 25 Raul Ruiz, Puerto Mott Chile, actor (Lexot, Capitolo 66)
  • Jul 29 David Warner, actor (Star Trek VI, Time Bandits), born in Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Aug 1 √Čtienne Roda-Gil, French songwriter and screenwriter (d. 2004)

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Aug 3 Martha Stewart, American business magnate and TV personality who founded Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, born in Jersey City, New Jersey

Business Magnate and TV Personality Martha Stewart
Business Magnate and TV Personality
Martha Stewart
  • Aug 4 Martin Jarvis, English actor
  • Aug 6 Hubertus AGM "Bert" Andre, Dutch actor (Turkish Fruit-Come Back)
  • Aug 10 Kees van Kooten, Dutch TV host/founder (Simplistic Union)
  • Aug 11 Patricio Guzman, director/actor (Cruz del Sur, Moon over Parador)
  • Aug 12 Deborah Walley, actress (Mothers-in-Law, Beach Blanket), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Aug 12 Jennifer Warren, American actress (Slap Shot, Fatal Beauty, Mutant), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 13 Erin Fleming, Canadian actress (d. 2003)
  • Aug 18 Christopher Jones, actor (Wild in the Streets), born in Jackson, Tennessee (d. 2014)
  • Aug 26 Akiko Wakabayashi, Japanese actress
  • Aug 27 Harrison Page, American actor
  • Aug 29 Robin Leach, TV host (Life Styles of Rich & Famous), born in London, England
  • Aug 30 Sue MacGregor, BBC-radio hostess
  • Aug 30 Ben Jones, American actor and politician
  • Sep 4 Joanna Van Gyseghem, English actress
  • Sep 8 Alan Feinstein, American actor (Max-Berrengers, Family Tree), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 16 Jim McBride, American director/actor (Hot Times, Breathless, Big Easy), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 18 Mariangela Melato, actress (Flash Gordon, Summer Night), born in Milan, Italy
  • Sep 21 Jack Brisco, American professional wrestler
  • Sep 26 Martine Beswicke, Jamacia, actress (Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde)
  • Oct 10 Peter Coyote [Rachmil Pinchus Ben Mosha Cohon], American actor (ET, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 11 Charles Shyer, American film director
  • Oct 13 Paul Simon, singer/actor (Kodachrome, 1 Trick Pony), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Oct 16 Tim McCarver, baseball catcher (Phils, Mets)/sportscaster (ABC, CBS)
  • Oct 19 Simon Ward, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers), born in London, England (d. 2012)
  • Oct 22 Charles Keating, English actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World), born in London, England, (d. 2014)
  • Oct 23 Mel Winkler, American actor
  • Oct 24 Frank AM Aendenboom, Flemish actor (Lion of Flanders)
  • Oct 28 John Hallam, Irish actor
  • Nov 1 Robert Foxworth, actor (Chase-Falcon Crest, Frankenstein), born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 4 Martin Brozius, Dutch actor (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden)
  • Nov 5 Patricia Harty, actress (Occasional Wife, Blondie), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 5 Art Garfunkel, American singer/actor (Simon and Garfunkel, Carnal Knowledge), born in New York
  • Nov 13 Dack Rambo, Delano California, actor (Guns of Will Sonnett, Dallas)
  • Nov 15 Heathcote Williams [John Henly Heathcote Williams], British poet, actor and political activist, born in Helsby, Cheshire (d. 2017)
  • Nov 18 David Hemmings, Guilford England, actor (Blow-up, Barbarella)
  • Nov 19 Dan Haggerty, actor (Grizzly Adams), born in Hollywood California, (d. 2016)
  • Nov 20 Haseena Moin, Pakistani television drama writer and Urdu playwright
  • Nov 21 Juliet Mills, actress (Nanny & the Professor, QB VII), born in London, England
  • Nov 22 Tom Conti, Paisley Scotland, actor (Reuben Reuben, American Dreamer)
  • Nov 23 Franco Nero, Italian actor
  • Nov 28 Laura Antonelli, actress (Wifemistress, Divine Nymph), born in Pola, Italy
  • Dec 3 Mary Alice, Indianola MS, newscaster (CBS, Lettie-Different World)
  • Dec 4 Humberto Solas, director/writer (Lucia)
  • Dec 9 Beau Bridges, actor (Hotel New Hampshire, 5th Musketeer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 10 Fionnula Flanagan, actress (Rich Man Poor Man), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Dec 10 Peter Michael Goetz, actor (Jumping Jack Flash, King Kong Lives)
  • Dec 10 Tim Considine, actor (Mike-My 3 Sons), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Dec 10 Tommy Kirk, actor (Old Yeller)
  • Dec 10 Tommy Rettig, actor (Jeff's Collie-Lassie), born in Queens, New York
  • Dec 10 Kyu Sakamoto, Japanese singer and actor, born in Kawasaki (d. 1985)
  • Dec 12 Liesbeth List, Dutch actress/vocalist (Theodorakis)
  • Dec 13 Anouska Hempel, Forbes NZ, actress (Tiffany Jones)
  • Dec 13 John Davidson, Pitts, TV host (Hollywood Squares, That's Incredible)
  • 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/director (Paloma, Violanta, Hecate, Amateurs)
  • Dec 31 Sarah Miles, Essex England, actress (Ryan's Hope, Big Sleep, Venom)