Comedians in History (Part 3)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 650

  • 1933-04-26 Carol Burnett, American comedian and actress (Annie, 4 Seasons), born in San Antonio, Texas

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1933-06-08 Joan Rivers, American comedian and actress (Late Show, Hollywood Squares), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)

Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host
Joan Rivers
  • 1933-06-11 Jud Strunk, Jamestown NY, singer/comedian (Laugh-In)
  • 1933-08-01 Dom DeLuise, American comedian (End, Cannonball Run, Fatso), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1933-08-01 Jesse Corti, Venezuelan-born actor and comedian
  • 1933-11-15 Jack Burns, comedian (Burns & Schreiber), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1933-12-08 Flip Wilson, [Clerow], comedian (Flip Wilson Show), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1934-01-13 Rip Taylor, American actor and comedian (Gong Show, $1.98 Beauty Show), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1934-05-04 Pete Barbutti, comedian (Garry Moore Show), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • 1934-07-08 Marty Feldman, comedian (Young Frankenstein), born in London, England
  • 1934-07-17 Pat McCormick, comedian (Don Rickles Show)
  • 1935-03-23 Barry Cryer, comedian/writer (Goodies Rule-OK, All You Need is Cash)
  • 1935-04-09 Avery Schreiber, comedian (My Mother the Car), born in Chicago, Illinois

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1935-04-19 Dudley Moore, British actor abd comedian (10, Arthur, Bedazzled), born in London, England (d. 2002)

Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician Dudley Moore
Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician
Dudley Moore
  • 1935-04-29 Len Weinrib, American comedian (Spike Jones Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1935-07-20 Ted Rogers, comedian (Aladdin, Cinderella), born in London, England
  • 1935-08-05 Zakes Mokae, Johannesburg South Africa, actor (Comedians)
  • 1935-09-21 Henry Gibson, Germantown Pa, comedian (Nashville, Laugh-In's poet)
  • 1935-12-06 Jean Lapointe, Quebec comedian, singer and senator
  • 1936-02-04 David Brenner, American comedian
  • 1936-02-20 Larry Hovis, Wapito Wash, comedian (Gomer Pyle, Hogan's Heroes)
  • 1936-03-09 Marty Ingels, American comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1936-03-20 Vaughn Meader, American comedian (d. 2004)
  • 1936-05-16 Roy Hudd, English comedian (Blood Beast Terror, Vampire Beast Craves Blood)
  • 1936-06-11 Jud Strunk, American musician and comedian (d. 1981)
  • 1936-07-06 Dave Allen, Irish comedian (d. 2005)
  • 1936-09-22 Art Metrano, American comedian (Amy Prentiss, Joanie Loves Chachi), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1936-12-06 David Ossman, American writer and comedian (The Firesign Theatre), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1937-02-02 Tom Smothers, American comedian (Smother Brother Show, Serial), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937-05-12 George Carlin, comedian (7 dirty words, AM & FM, Carwash), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1937-06-11 Johnny Brown, comedian (Good Times, Leslie Uggams), born in St Petersburg, Florida

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1937-07-12 Bill Cosby, American actor and comedian (Cosby Show, I Spy, Leonard Part 6), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby
  • 1937-08-20 Jim "Bullseye" Bowen, British TV game show host and comedian
  • 1937-11-17 Peter Edward Cook, Torquay England, actor/comedian (Bedazzled)
  • 1938-03-18 Carl Gottlieb, comedian (Ken Berry Wow Show)
  • 1938-05-24 Tommy Chong, Edmonton, Alberta, comedian/actor (Cheech & Chong)
  • 1938-06-28 John Byner, American comedian
  • 1939-03-23 Bert Berdis, Pitts, comedian (Tim Conway Show)
  • 1939-08-18 Harald Heide-Steen Jr., Norwegian actor and comedian (d. 2008)
  • 1939-09-18 Fred Willard, Ohio, comedian (Fernwood 2 Night, Real People)

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1939-10-27 John Cleese, English actor and comedian (Monty Python), born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese
  • 1939-10-31 Tom O'Connor, British comedian
  • 1939-11-20 Dick Smothers, American comedian (Smother Brothers' Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939-11-29 Peter Bergman, American comedian, (d. 2012)
  • 1940-01-19 Mike Reid, English comedian (d. 2007)
  • 1940-04-18 Skip Stephenson, comedian (Real People), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1992)
  • 1940-07-17 Tim Brooke-Taylor, English comedian
  • 1940-07-28 Phil Proctor, comedian (Firesign Theater)

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1940-12-01 Richard Pryor, American comedian and actor (Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy), born in Pecoria, Illinois (d. 2005)

Comedian and Actor Richard Pryor
Comedian and Actor
Richard Pryor
  • 1940-12-07 Stan Boardman, English comedian
  • 1941-01-08 Graham Chapman, England, comedian (Monty Python's Flying Circus)
  • 1941-07-07 Bill Oddie, English comedian and ornithologist
  • 1942-02-01 Terry Jones, comedian (Monty Python), born in Colwyn Bay, North Wales
  • 1942-02-08 Robert Klein, comedian/actor (Hooper, Deadly Rivals), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1942-04-06 Phil Austin, comedian (Firesign Theater)
  • 1942-08-09 David Steinberg, Winnipeg Canada, comedian/director (End)

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1942-09-11 Tom Dreesen, American comedian (Tim Ried's partner), born in Harvey, Illinois

Comedian Tom Dreesen
Comedian
Tom Dreesen
  • 1942-10-06 Fred Travalena, American comedian/impressionist (Buy & Cell), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-11-20 Bob Einstein, American comedian (Officer Judy, Super Dave Osborne), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-11-24 Billy Connolly, Scotland, comedian/actor (Blue Money)
  • 1943-01-09 Freddie Starr, English comedian and singer
  • 1943-03-29 Eric Idle, England, comedian/actor (Monty Python)

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1943-05-05 Michael Palin, English comedian (Monty Python, Fish Called Wanda), born in Sheffield, Yorkshire

Comedian and Actor Michael Palin
Comedian and Actor
Michael Palin
  • 1943-07-27 Stu Gilliam, actor/comedian (Roll Out, Harris & Company), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1943-08-18 Martin Mull, actor/comedian (Bad Manners, Flick, Serial), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1943-10-08 Chevy Chase, American comedian/actor (SNL, Vacation, Fletch, Caddyshack), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-01-01 Don Novello, American actor and comedian (Father Guido Sarducci-Saturday Night Live), born in Ashtabula, Ohio
  • 1944-03-05 Paul Sands, comedian/actor (SCTV, Story Theater, St Elsewhere), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-06-07 Bill Rafferty, comedian (Laugh-In, Real People), born in Queens, New York
  • 1944-06-17 Bill Rafferty, comedian (Real People, Laugh-in '77)
  • 1944-08-04 Richard Belzer, KOed by Hulk Hogan/comedian (How to be a Stand Up)
  • 1944-08-30 Freek de Jonge, Dutch comedian (Neerlands Hoop)
  • 1944-10-28 Coluche, [Michel Colucci] France, comedian (My Best Friend's Girl)
  • 1944-12-19 Tim Reid, Norfolk VA, American actor and comedian (Venus Flytrap-WKRP, Frank's Place)
  • 1945-02-04 David Brenner, comedian/TV talk show host (Nightlife), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1945-07-21 Lydia Shum, Hong Kong comedian and actress (d. 2008)

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1945-08-14 Steve Martin, American comedian and actor (Parenthood, Jerk, Roxanne), born in Waco, Texas

Actor and Comedian Steve Martin
Actor and Comedian
Steve Martin
  • 1945-10-31 Brian Doyle-Murray, American comedian and actor
  • 1945-11-23 Steve Landesberg, comedian/actor (Barney Miller), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1946-03-14 Jasper Carrott, English comedian (Jane & the Lost City, Detectives)
  • 1946-03-31 Gabe Kaplan, American comedian/actor (Welcome Back Kotter), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946-04-08 Stuart Pankin, comedian (Striptease, Congo, Earl-Dinosaurs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1946-06-21 Trond Kirkvaag, Norwegian comedian and author
  • 1946-07-13 Cheech Marin, [Richard], comedian (Cheech & Chong-Up in Smoke)
  • 1946-08-06 Masaaki Sakai, Japanese comedian
  • 1946-12-17 Eugene Levy, Hamilton Canada, comedian/writer (SCTV)
  • 1947-03-18 Patrick Barlow, English actor, comedian and playwright

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1947-04-12 David Letterman, comedian (Late Night), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman
  • 1947-06-25 Jimmie Walker, comedian (JJ-Good Times, At Ease), born in The Bronx, New York

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1947-06-29 Richard Lewis, American comedian (Marty Gold-Anything But Love), born in NYC, New York

Comedian Richard Lewis
Comedian
Richard Lewis

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1947-07-02 Larry David, actor/comedian/writer (Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm), born in Brooklyn, New York

Comedian/Writer Larry David
Comedian/Writer
Larry David
  • 1947-07-22 Albert Brooks, comedian (Broadcast News, Lost in America), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-09-16 Russ Abbott, British TV comedian (September Song)
  • 1947-10-18 Paul Chuckle, British comedian
  • 1948-02-14 Jackie Martling, "Jackie the Jokeman", comedian (Howard Stern Show)
  • 1948-02-21 Larry Ragland, comedian (Keep on Truckin'), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1948-04-23 Serge Thériault, French-Canadian comedian and actor
  • 1948-05-20 Dave Thomas, St Catherines Ontario, comedian (SCTV, Grace Under Fire)
  • 1948-07-12 Jay Thomas [Jon Thomas Terrell], Kermit, Texas, American actor and comedian (Cheers, Murphy Brown)
  • 1948-07-22 Otto Waalkes, German comedian

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 201 - 236 of 236

  • 2007-07-29 Mike Reid, English comedian and actor (b. 1940)
  • 2007-11-16 Trond Kirkvaag, Norwegian comedian and author (b. 1946)
  • 2008-02-19 Lydia Shum, Hong Kong comedian and actress (b. 1945)
  • 2008-04-14 Miguel Galvan, Mexican actor/comedian. (b. 1957)
  • 2008-05-24 Dick Martin American comedian (b. 1922)
  • 2008-06-22 George Carlin, American comedian, actor (b. 1937)
  • 2008-08-09 Bernie Mac, American comedian, actor.(b. 1957)
  • 2008-10-19 Rudy Ray Moore, American comedian and actor (Dolemite) (b. 1937)
  • 2009-01-31 Nagesh, Indian comedian actor in Kollywood (b. 1933)
  • 2009-03-14 Alain Bashung, French singer, songwriter, comedian and actor. (b. 1947)
  • 2009-04-25 Bea Arthur, American comedian, singer and actress ("All in the Family", "The Golden Girls"), dies at 86
  • 2009-05-04 Dom Deluise, American comedian, actor (b. 1933)
  • 2009-06-28 Fred Travalena, American comedian and impressionist (b. 1942)
  • 2009-10-22 Soupy Sales, American comedian and television personality (b. 1926)
  • 2010-04-12 Palito, Filipino comedian (b. 1934)
  • 2010-07-25 Redford White, Filipino comedian (b. 1955)
  • 2010-09-03 Robert Schimmel, American stand-up comedian (b. 1950)
  • 2010-09-29 Greg Giraldo, American comedian (Comedy Central Roast) (b.1965)
  • 2010-10-04 Sir Norman Wisdom, English comedian, singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1915)
  • 2010-12-20 Steve Landesberg, American actor and comedian (b. 1945)
  • 2011-03-26 Roger Abbott, Canadian comedian (Air Farce Live) (b. 1946)
  • 2011-11-28 Patrice O'Neal, American stand-up comedian (b. 1969)
  • 2012-03-09 Peter Bergman, American Comedian, dies from leukemia at 72
  • 2013-04-11 Jonathan Winters, American comedian and actor, dies from natural causes at 87
  • 2013-07-19 Mel Smith, English comedian and author, dies from a heart attack at 60
  • 2014-04-05 John Pinette, American comedian and actor (The Punisher, Junior), dies from an pulmonary embolism at 50
  • 2014-06-09 Rik Mayall, English actor & comedian, dies from cardiac arrest at 56

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2014-08-11 Robin Williams, American actor and comedian (Mork & Mindy, Good Will Hunting), commits suspected suicide at 63

Actor and Comedian Robin Williams
Actor and Comedian
Robin Williams
  • 2015-01-06 Lance Percival, English actor and comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 81
  • 2015-05-23 Anne Meara, American Comedian and actress (Stiller & Meara, Archie's Place), dies at 85
  • 2015-06-28 Jack Carter [Chakrin], American comedian and actor, dies at 93
  • 2015-10-21 Marty Ingels, American comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster), dies at 79
  • 2016-02-02 Bob Elliott, American comedian (Bob & Ray, Get a Life), dies at 92
  • 2016-03-24 Garry Shandling, American comedian (It's Garry Shandling's Show, Larry Sanders Show), dies at 66
  • 2016-03-31 Ronnie Corbett, British comedian (The Two Ronnies), dies at 85
  • 2016-04-20 Victoria Wood, British comedian and actress, dies of cancer at 62