January 1938 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 Frank Langella, Bayonne, New Jersey, American actor (Dracula, Frost/Nixon)
  • Jan 2 John Considine, actor (Reginald Love-Another World)
  • Jan 6 Adriano Celentano, Italian singer and actor
  • Jan 8 Bob Eubanks, TV host (Newlywed Game), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Jan 9 Aad Kosto, Dutch theologist/actor/asst secretary of Justice
  • Jan 12 Lewis Fiander, Australian actor
  • Jan 13 Billy Gray, actor (Bud-Father Knows Best), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 13 William B. Davis, Canadian actor
  • Jan 14 Jack Jones, singer (Love Boat Theme), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 16 Michael Pataki, actor (Get Christie Love), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Jan 16 Jô Soares, Brazilian author, musician and TV personality
  • Jan 20 William Berger, Austrian actor (d. 1993)
  • Jan 21 John Savident, British actor
  • Jan 23 Shohei Baba, Japanese professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • Jan 30 Marlies van Alcmaer, [Smal], Dutch actress/director (Bridge too Far)

Weddings in Film & TV


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 1 Comedian Stan Laurel (47) marries 3rd wife Vera Ivanova Shuvalova

Comedian and Actor Stan Laurel
Comedian and Actor
Stan Laurel

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 12 Gösta Ekman (senior), Swedish actor (b. 1890)
  • Jan 21 George Melies, French early filmmaker (A Trip to the Moon), dies at 76