Actors in History

Historical Events

  • 1790-03-13 John Martin, 1st American-born actor, performs in Philadelphia
  • 1849-09-10 1st performance by US actor Edwin Booth (Richard III)
  • 1896-01-04 AFL charters Actors' National Protective Union, NYC
  • 1911-11-27 Audience throws vegetables at actors for 1st recorded time in US
  • 1913-05-26 US Actors' Equity Association forms (NYC)
  • 1920-01-04 Amsterdam actors decide to strike for retirement benefits
  • 1932-11-18 1st tie for Best Actor Academy Award Wallace Beery & Fredric March
  • 1936-01-16 Screen Actors Guild incorporates with King Vidor as president
  • 1941-05-16 Nazis forbid Dutch Organization of Actors (NOT)
  • 1942-02-19 Dutch actors protest obligatory membership of Culture Chamber
  • 1947-11-17 The U.S. Screen Actors Guild implements an anti-Communist loyalty oath.

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1954-03-25 26th Academy Awards - "From Here to Eternity" best film, William Holden & Audrey Hepburn best actor/actress

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1958-03-26 30th Academy Awards-"The Bridge on the River Kwai" best film, Joanne Woodward & Alec Guinness best actress/actor

  • 1960-06-02 Broadway theaters close (labor dispute between owners & Actors Equity)

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1961-04-17 33rd Academy Awards - "Apartment" wins best film, Burt Lancaster & Elizabeth Taylor win best actor/actress

  • 1964-04-13 36th Academy Awards - "Tom Jones", Best Film, Sidney Poitier & Patricia Neal win Best Actor/Actress

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

1966-11-08 Movie actor Ronald Reagan elected Governor of California

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1973-03-27 45th Academy Awards - "The Godfather", Marlon Brando & Liza Minnelli win Marlon Brando turns down Oscar for best actor in support of Indians

  • 1980-09-07 32nd Emmy Awards: Taxi, Lou Grant, Ed Asner & Barbara Bel Geddes win. Notable for going ahead despite 51 of the 52 nominated performers boycotting the event due to a a strike by members of the Screen Actors Guild.
  • 1987-05-29 "Twilight Zone" director John Landis found innocent in death of actor
  • 1988-12-04 Actor Gary Busey critically injured in motorcycle crash
  • 1990-01-11 Actor Joseph Cotton undergoes vocal cancer operation at 84
  • 1990-11-30 Actor Burt Lancaster suffers a stroke
  • 1991-04-06 Former child actor Adam Rich arrested for breaking into a pharmacy
  • 1991-04-15 Former child actor Adam Rich charged with burglary
  • 1991-08-08 Gary Oldman, actor (State of Grace), arrested for drunk driving
  • 1992-01-16 "Two Shakespearean Actors" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • 1992-02-09 "2 Shakespearean Actors" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • 1992-07-29 Ray Sharkey, actor (Wiseguys), arrested for narcotic possession
  • 1993-03-07 Diff'rent Stroke actor Todd Bridges arrested for stabbing a tenant
  • 1993-09-27 Actor Daniel Day Lewis pleads guilty to speeding charges
  • 1993-11-02 Actor Roger Moore (James Bond) has his enlarged prostate removed
  • 1993-11-06 Actor Howard Rollins arrested for drunk driving

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1994-09-06 Actor Jackson Pinckney awarded $487,000 for being partially blinded by Jean-Claude Van Damme during filming of "Cyborg"

  • 1994-10-16 Raul Julia, actor (Addams Family), suffers a stroke
  • 1995-05-27 In Culpeper, Virginia, actor Christopher Reeve is paralyzed from the neck down after falling from his horse in a riding competition.
  • 1995-08-23 Actor Larry Hagman receives a liver transplant

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1997-05-24 Actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Mich

Actor Tim Allen
Actor
Tim Allen

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2006-07-20 During an appearance on "The Tonight Show", Colin Farrell is confronted by telephone sex worker Dessarae Bradford, who had been stalking the actor

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2009-02-22 Heath Ledger posthumously wins Academy Award, Best Supporting Actor, for his performance as the Joker in "The Dark Knight"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2014-01-18 20th Screen Actors Guild Awards: Mathew McConaughey and Cate Blanchett win

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

2015-02-22 87th Academy Awards: "Birdman" Best Film and Director (Alejandro González Iñárritu), Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore - Best Actor and Actress

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015-08-04 Robert Downey Jr. named the world's highest paid actor by Forbes Magazine (earning $80 mil). 4 non-Hollywood actors make the top 10.

  • 2015-10-02 Actor Randy Quaid and his wife Evi are arrested in Vermont after leaving Canada

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015-11-17 Actor Charlie Sheen confirms that he is HIV-positive

  • 2016-01-24 TV drama "The X-Files" returns after 13 years, reuniting lead actors David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson and produced again by Chris Carter
  • 2016-02-28 36th Razzies Awards: "Fifty Shades of Grey" wins worst film, worst actor and actress
  • 2016-02-28 88th Academy Awards: Best Picture "Spotlight", Best Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Best Actor/Actress Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 7,003

  • 1566-09-01 Edward Alleyn, English actor (d. 1626)
  • 1578-02-09 Giambattista Andreini, Italian playwright/actor (L'adamo)
  • 1615-03-06 Jan Zoet, actor/playwright/poet (Parnasssus aan 't Y)
  • 1635-08-11 Thomas Betterton, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus), born in London, England
  • 1661-11-01 Florent Carton Dancourt, French dramatist and actor (d. 1725)
  • 1671-11-06 Colley Cibber, English actor, dramatist and poet, Poet Laureate 1730-57), born in London (d. 1757)
  • 1693-02-24 James Quin, English actor (d. 1766)
  • 1703-11-26 Theophilus Cibber, English actor and writer (d. 1758)
  • 1710-02-01 Konrad E Ackermann, German actor (Die Oberpfalz)
  • 1710-12-02 Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (d. 1783)
  • 1711-04-02 Jan Punt, Dutch engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool)
  • 1717-02-19 David Garrick, English actor/producer/writer (Aboan-Oroonoko), (d. 1779)
  • 1719-11-23 Spranger Barry, Irish actor (d. 1777)
  • 1720-01-27 Samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)
  • 1720-08-12 Konrad Ekhof, German actor (d. 1778)
  • 1724-02-29 Eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d. 1822)
  • 1757-02-01 John P Kemble, England, actor/director (Drury Lane, Covent Garden)
  • 1765-03-04 Charles Dibdin, England, composer/author (Sea Songs)/actor (baptized)
  • 1777-11-02 Fortunat Alojzy Gonzaga Żółkowski, Polish actor (d. 1822)
  • 1782-06-19 John Bray, English-born American actor and composer (The Indian Princess), (d. 1822)
  • 1787-11-04 Edmund Kean, England, actor (Edmund Kean's Masonic Career)
  • 1789-03-17 Edmund Kean, tragic actor (Shylock), born in London, England
  • 1791-06-09 John Howard Payne, American actor, playwright (Fair Warning), author and creator of the hit song "Home! Sweet Home!", born in NYC, New York (d. 1852)
  • 1793-03-03 William Charles Macready, English actor (d. 1873)
  • 1798-01-24 Karl von Holtei, Silezian actor/playwright (Die Vagabunden)
  • 1801-12-07 Johann Nepomuk Nestroy, Austrian actor (Judith und Holofernes)
  • 1802-07-24 Ira Aldridge, African American stage actor
  • 1806-03-09 Edwin Forrest, American actor and philanthropist (d. 1872)
  • 1807-05-11 Ira Aldridge, Great 19th century African American Shakespearian actor (Othello)
  • 1822-12-26 Dion Boucicault, Irish/Us actor/playwright (Rip van Winkle)
  • 1833-11-13 Edwin Thomas Booth, US, US Hall of Fame/actor (Hamlet)
  • 1837-11-17 Derk J A Haspels, Dutch actor
  • 1838-02-06 Henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], England, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1838-05-10 John Wilkes Booth, American stage actor and assassin of US President Abraham Lincoln, born in Bel Air, Maryland (d. 1865)

  • 1838-06-10 Meyer E van Beem, actor (Black Venus)
  • 1841-05-11 Ernst von Possart, German actor/stage manager/reciter
  • 1842-06-06 James Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor (Amer Acad of Dramatic Art)
  • 1842-09-05 Louis F J Bouwmeester, Dutch actor (Shakespeare)
  • 1846-07-26 Texas Jack Omohundro, American frontier scout, actor, and cowboy (d. 1880)
  • 1847-12-09 George Grossmith, English actor/writer (d. 1912)
  • 1849-12-26 Samuel E "Sam" van Beem, actor (Fanfan la Tulipe)
  • 1850-08-14 Earnest YY [Bachigaloupi] Tourniaire, actor (Kloris & Roses)
  • 1852-01-29 Ion Luca Caragiale, Romanian actor/playwright (O Noapte Furtunoasa)
  • 1852-02-02 Teunis Stoel, actor/director (Small Theater, Rotterdam)
  • 1852-08-08 Barend Barendse, actor/director (Wandering Jew)
  • 1853-01-16 Johnston Forbes-Robertson, English actor/theater director (Kathleen)
  • 1853-05-30 Andries Andre, Dutch actor/husband of Geertruida Meeuwissen
  • 1853-07-23 William H Gillette, actor (Sherlock Holmes on stage)
  • 1853-11-13 John Drew Jr., American actor (d. 1927)
  • 1853-12-17 Herbert Beerbohm Tree, England, actor/theater manager (Trilby)
  • 1854-02-20 Louis F M van Westerhoven, actor/singer/opera director (Youth)
  • 1854-08-12 Johannes P Kelly, Dutch [Kellij], actor/operetta writer
  • 1854-10-26 August T C Kiehl, Dutch actor (Pearl of Zaandam)
  • 1855-01-15 Jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (d. 1889)
  • 1856-09-05 Jacobus C J Hermans, actor (7th Command)
  • 1857-05-08 Frits [Frederik H] Tartaud, Dutch actor/husband of Alida Klein
  • 1858-06-19 Charles Haddon George Alexander, [George Samson], British actor
  • 1860-08-25 George Fawcett, US actor (Intolerance)
  • 1860-12-13 Lucien Guitry, French actor (d. 1925)
  • 1861-09-28 Pedro De Cordoba, actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire, Saboteur), born in NYC, New York
  • 1861-10-08 Theodore Roberts, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1862-01-01 Snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera)
  • 1863-07-21 C[harles] Aubrey Smith, actor (Prisoner of Zenda), born in London, England
  • 1864-01-16 Frank Bacon, actor/author (Lightnin)
  • 1864-05-31 Albert J M Bakker, Dutch actor (Teun the night watch)
  • 1864-06-02 Ben Webster, actor (Old Curiosity Shop), born in London, England
  • 1864-08-08 Henri de Vries, [Van Walterop], Dutch actor (Cleopatra, White Cargo)
  • 1864-11-19 George Barbier, Phila, actor (Tarzan's Revenge, Wife vs Secretary)
  • 1864-12-06 William S. Hart, American actor, silent Westerns (Wild Bill Hickok, Tumbleweeds)
  • 1865-01-03 Henry Lytton, British actor and opera singer (d. 1936)
  • 1865-01-23 Benjamin Delmonte, theater director/actor (Black Haired Whore)
  • 1865-06-26 George C Pearce, actor (Country Kid, British Agent, Valiant)
  • 1865-11-12 Frans L M "Sas" van Aerschot, Flemish operetta actor (Paljas)
  • 1866-01-19 Harry Davenport, actor/director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin), born in NYC, New York
  • 1866-06-26 Josef Swickard, Coblenz Germany, actor (Lost City, Tale of 2 Cities)
  • 1866-08-06 Chief Thundercloud, [Scott T Williams], MT, actor (Lone Ranger)
  • 1866-11-28 Johannes F "Johan" Bakker Sr, Dutch actor/husband of Truus Soete
  • 1867-01-21 James Marcus, New York, American actor (The Eagle, The Lonely Trail)
  • 1867-06-28 William Courtleigh, Guelph Ontario, actor (Eyes of Youth, Madame X)
  • 1867-07-02 Herbert Prior, England, actor (Caught Short, Slave of Desire)
  • 1867-08-01 William Orlamond, Denmark, actor (Flesh & Devil, Wind)
  • 1867-08-11 Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)
  • 1867-09-07 Albert Basserman, Mannheim Germany, actor (Foreign Correspondant) Dies 1952
  • 1868-01-01 Snitz Edwards, American actor (d. 1937)
  • 1868-04-10 George Arliss, actor (Devil, Green Goddess), born in London, England
  • 1868-04-16 Spottiswoode Aitken, Edinburgh Scot, actor (Eagle, Home Sweet Home)
  • 1868-06-30 C V France, Bradford England, actor (Skin Game, Adventure in Blackmail)
  • 1869-02-01 Johannes F "Frits" Bakker Sr, actor (Holland Tooneelgezelschap)
  • 1869-05-02 Tyrone Power Sr, actor (Alexanders Ragtime Band), born in London, England
  • 1869-08-09 Randle Ayrton, Chester England, actor (Manxman)
  • 1869-10-30 Lawrence Grant, Bournemouth England, actor (Bulldog Drummond)
  • 1869-12-20 Charley Grapewin, Xenia OH, actor (Wizard of Oz, Libeled Lady)
  • 1870-11-13 Henry Kolker, Quincy IL, actor (Real Glory, Thoroughbreds Don't Cry)
  • 1870-12-13 Edward LeSaint, American actor and director (d. 1940)
  • 1870-12-18 Andres Randolf, Denmark, actor (The Kiss)
  • 1871-01-30 Seymour Hicks, St Helier Jersey, actor-manager (Scrooge)
  • 1871-01-30 Wilfred Lucas, actor (Pardon Us, Chump at Oxford)
  • 1871-04-18 Henry Stephenson, Brit WI, actor (Conquest, Little Old NY, Mr Lucky)
  • 1871-10-18 Louis de Vries, Dutch actor (Ghetto)
  • 1871-10-20 Frederick Burton, IN, actor (One Way Passage)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 100 of 567


HeartWedding of Interest

1911-01-07 Actress Mary Pickford (19) weds actor Owen Moore (25)

Actress Mary Pickford
Actress
Mary Pickford

HeartWedding of Interest

1916-03-27 Actress Gloria Swanson (17) weds actor Wallace Beery (30)

HeartWedding of Interest

1918-10-23 Actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17)

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin

HeartWedding of Interest

1921-02-25 Actor Jack Haley (22) weds Florence McFadden

Actor Jack Haley
Actor
Jack Haley

HeartWedding of Interest

1922-05-13 "Latin Lover" silent actor Rudolph Valentino (27) weds film costume and set designer Natacha Rambova (25) in Mexicali, Mexico

Silent Film Star Rudolph Valentino
Silent Film Star
Rudolph Valentino

HeartWedding of Interest

1922-09-28 Stage and film actor James Cagney (23) weds dancer Frances Vernon

HeartWedding of Interest

1923-09-12 Actor Spencer Tracy (23) weds Louise Treadwell (26) in Cincinnati, Ohio

HeartWedding of Interest

1926-12-18 Actor George Murphy (24) weds ballroom dancing partner Juliette Henkel

Actor and Senator George Murphy
Actor and Senator
George Murphy
  • 1929-06-03 Actor and naval officer of World War II Douglas Fairbanks Jr (19) weds actress Joan Crawford (24) at St. Malachy in New York City

HeartWedding of Interest

1930-06-05 Actress Agnes Moorehead (29) weds actor Jack G. Lee (28)

HeartWedding of Interest

1930-09-29 Singer and actor Bing Crosby marries Dixie Lee

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby

HeartWedding of Interest

1931-12-03 Silent film actress Clara Bow (26) weds actor and politician Rex Bell (28) in Las Vegas

Silent Screen Actress Clara Bow
Silent Screen Actress
Clara Bow

HeartWedding of Interest

1933-06-24 Actor John Wayne (26) weds Josephine Saenz (25) in Los Angeles

Actor John Wayne
Actor
John Wayne

HeartWedding of Interest

1934-01-30 Actor and comedian Lou Costello marries burlesque dancer Anne Battler

Comedian and Actor Lou Costello
Comedian and Actor
Lou Costello
  • 1934-02-10 British born actor "North by Northwest" Cary Grant (30) weds "City Lights" actress Virginia Cherrill (26)

HeartWedding of Interest

1934-11-13 Actress and dancer Ginger Rogers (23) weds "All Quiet on the Western Front" actor Lew Ayres (25)

Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
Actress and Dancer
Ginger Rogers

HeartWedding of Interest

1936-01-01 Actor Paul Henreid (27) weds Elizabeth Camilla Julia Gluck

HeartWedding of Interest

1936-01-10 Actor Burgess Meredith (28) weds actress Margaret Perry (22)

  • 1936-06-14 Singer and cowboy actor Roy Rogers (24) weds Arlene Wilkins in Roswell, New Mexico
  • 1937-06-26 Actress Mary Pickford (45) weds actor and band leader Charles Rogers (32)
  • 1937-10-05 Two-time Oscar winner actor Anthony Quinn (22) weds actress Katherine de Mille (26)

HeartWedding of Interest

1937-11-20 Actor Jackie Coogan (23) weds actress Betty Grable (20) at St. Brendan Catholic Church in Los Angeles

HeartWedding of Interest

1938-06-20 "Star Wars" actor Alec Guinness (24) weds actress Merula Sylvia Salaman (23)

  • 1939-04-22 Actor and naval officer of World War II Douglas Fairbanks Jr (29) weds Huntington Hartford's former wife Mary Lee Hartford

HeartWedding of Interest

1939-08-20 "Rebecca" actress Joan Fontaine (21) weds actor Brian Aherne (37)

Actress Joan Fontaine
Actress
Joan Fontaine
  • 1940-01-26 Actor Ronald Raegan (28) weds Academy Award-winning actress Jane Wyman (23) at the Wee Kirk o' the Heather church in Glendale, California
  • 1940-08-31 "Wuthering Heights" actor Laurence Olivier (33) weds "Gone With The Wind" actress Vivien Leigh (26)

HeartWedding of Interest

1940-09-01 Actor Harry Morgan (25) weds Eileen Detchon

HeartWedding of Interest

1940-09-22 "Adventures of Superman" actor George Reeves (26) weds Ellanora Needles at the Church of Our Savior in San Gabriel, California

HeartWedding of Interest

1940-11-30 "I Love Lucy" actress Lucille Ball (28) weds actor Desi Arnaz (23) in Greenwich, Connecticut

Comedienne/Actress Lucille Ball
Comedienne/Actress
Lucille Ball
Actor Desi Arnaz
Actor
Desi Arnaz

HeartWedding of Interest

1941-07-12 Actor William Holden (23) weds actress Brenda Marshall (25) in Las Vegas

  • 1941-08-10 Actor Jackie Coogan (26) weds actress Flower Parry in Gardnerville, Nevada
  • 1941-08-12 "I Love Lucy" actress Vivan Vance (32) weds actor Philip Ober (39)

HeartWedding of Interest

1942-01-10 Actress Ava Gardner (19) weds actor Mickey Rooney (21) in Ballard, California

Actress Ava Gardner
Actress
Ava Gardner
  • 1942-07-08 British born actor "His Girl Friday" Cary Grant (38) weds American heiress and socialite Barbara Hutton (29)

HeartWedding of Interest

1942-10-04 Actor Gregory Peck (26) weds real estate broker Greta Kukkonen (31)

HeartWedding of Interest

1943-04-10 Actor Peter Cushing (29) weds actress Violet Helene Beck in London, England

HeartWedding of Interest

1943-09-07 "Gilda" actress Rita Hayworth (24) weds actor-director Orson Welles (28)

  • 1943-12-05 Singer and actress Dinah Shore (27) weds actor George Montgomery (27)

HeartWedding of Interest

1943-12-24 Actor and comedian Carl Reiner (21) weds singer Estelle Lebost (29)

Actor & Comedian Carl Reiner
Actor & Comedian
Carl Reiner

HeartWedding of Interest

1944-01-26 Actor Ralph Richardson (41) weds actress Meriel Forbes (30)

HeartWedding of Interest

1944-03-17 Actor Charlton Heston weds Lydia Clarke

  • 1944-05-21 Actor Burgess Meredith (36) weds actress Paulette Goddard (33) at David O Selznick's Beverly Hills home
  • 1945-06-13 "Three Smart Girls" actress Deanna Durbin (23) weds film writer, producer and actor Felix Jackson at The Little Church Of The West in Las Vegas
  • 1945-09-07 "Star Trek" actor DeForest Kelley (25) weds Carolyn Dowling

HeartWedding of Interest

1945-09-19 Actress Shirley Temple (17) weds actor John Agar (24) in an Episcopal ceremony at Wilshire Methodist Church

Actress and Diplomat Shirley Temple
Actress and Diplomat
Shirley Temple

HeartWedding of Interest

1945-09-27 Actor Richard Cromwell (35) weds actress Angela Lansbury (19) in Independence, California

HeartWedding of Interest

1945-12-05 Actor Eddie Albert (39) weds actress Margo (28)

HeartWedding of Interest

1949-12-20 "Gone with the Wind" actor Clark Gable (48) weds socialite Sylvia Ashley (45)

  • 1949-12-25 British born actor "Notorious" Cary Grant (45) weds actress Betsy Drake (26)

HeartWedding of Interest

1950-05-07 Actor Jack Lemmon (25) weds tv actress Cynthia Stone (24)

HeartWedding of Interest

1950-07-28 Actress Bette Davis (42) weds actor Gary Merrill (34) in Mexico

Actress Bette Davis
Actress
Bette Davis

HeartWedding of Interest

1951-06-04 Actress Janet Leigh (23) weds actor Tony Curtis (26) in Greenwich, Connecticut

Actress Janet Leigh
Actress
Janet Leigh

HeartWedding of Interest

1951-08-01 Actor Max Von Sydow (22) weds actress Christina Olin

HeartWedding of Interest

1951-09-15 Actor Peter Sellers (26) weds actress Anne Howe in London, England

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers

HeartWedding of Interest

1952-02-21 Actress Elizabeth Taylor (19) marries for the 2nd time to actor Michael Wilding (39)

  • 1952-10-18 Latin actress Maria Felix (38) weds actor and singer Jorge Negreta (40) in Mexico
  • 1953-02-14 Actress Agnes Moorehead (52) weds actor/film director Robert Gist (35)
  • 1953-07-06 "James Bond" actor Roger Moore (25) weds Welsh singer Dorothy Squires (38) in Jersey City

HeartWedding of Interest

1953-09-08 Actress Lana Turner (32) weds "Tarzan of the Apes" actor Lex Barker (34)

Actress Lana Turner
Actress
Lana Turner

HeartWedding of Interest

1954-02-21 Actor Leonard Nimoy (22) weds actress Sandra Zober

HeartWedding of Interest

1954-05-28 "The Bad and the Beautiful" actor Kirk Douglas (37) weds producer Ann Buydens (24) at Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas

HeartWedding of Interest

1954-09-25 "Roman Holiday" actress Audrey Hepburn (25) weds actor Mel Ferrer (37) in Burgenstock

  • 1954-11-01 Actor John Wayne (47) weds actress Pilar Pallete in Kona, Hawaii
  • 1955-03-17 Erotic writer Anaïs Nin marries actor Rupert Pole at Quartzsite, Arizona, while still married to her first husband
  • 1955-06-26 Actor Geoffrey Holder marries Carmen de Lavallade
  • 1955-07-11 "Gone with the Wind" actor Clark Gable (54) weds former fashion model and actress Kay Spreckles

HeartWedding of Interest

1955-08-25 "Dracula" actor Bela Lugosi (72) weds Hope Lininger (36)

  • 1955-08-29 "Untamed Youth" actress Mamie Van Doren (24) weds trumpeter and actor Ray Anthony (33)
  • 1955-12-31 Actor Gregory Peck (39) weds philanthropist Veronique Passani (23)

HeartWedding of Interest

1956-01-01 Actor Gene Hackman (25) weds Fay Maltese

HeartWedding of Interest

1956-04-14 Actress Vera Miles (25) weds actor Gordon Scott (29)

Actress Vera Miles
Actress
Vera Miles

HeartWedding of Interest

1956-06-14 Actor Ted Cassidy (23) weds Margaret Helen

  • 1956-08-05 Actress-singer Shirley Jones (22) weds film and stage actor Jack Cassidy (29)

HeartWedding of Interest

1956-08-12 Canadain actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Gloria Rand

HeartWedding of Interest

1956-12-28 Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (23) weds actor Gig Young (43)

HeartWedding of Interest

1957-02-09 Actor Richard Harris (26) weds socialite Elizabeth Rees (20)

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris
  • 1957-12-28 "Rebel Without A Cause" actress Natalie Wood (19) weds actor Robert Wagner (27) at Scottsdale United Methodist Church in Scottsdale, Arizona

HeartWedding of Interest

1958-01-29 Academy Award-winning actor Paul Newman (33) weds "The Three Faces of Eve" actress Joanne Woodward (27) at the El Rancho hotel-casino in Las Vegas

Actor & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor & Entrepreneur
Paul Newman
  • 1958-05-07 "The Mark of Zorro" actor Tyrone Power (44) weds Debbie Ann Minardos

HeartWedding of Interest

1958-08-09 Actor Robert Redford (21) weds Lola Van Wagenen in Las Vegas, Nevada

HeartWedding of Interest

1960-06-04 "Last Tango In Paris" actor Marlon Brando (36) weds Mexican-American actress Movita Castaneda (42)

HeartWedding of Interest

1961-03-17 Actor Christopher Lee (38) weds actress Gitte Lee (25)

HeartWedding of Interest

1961-12-23 Actor Martin Sheen (21) weds Janet Templeton

HeartWedding of Interest

1962-06-17 Actor Jack Nicholson (25) weds Sandra Knight (22) in Los Angeles

HeartWedding of Interest

1962-12-06 Actor Sean Connery (32) weds actress Diane Cilento on Gibraltar

HeartWedding of Interest

1963-03-21 Singer and actress Barbra Streisand (20) marries actor Elliott Gould (24)

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

HeartWedding of Interest

1963-06-01 Actor Rod Taylor (33) weds model Mary Hilem (25) at Westwood Community Methodist Church in Hollywood

Actor Rod Taylor
Actor
Rod Taylor

HeartWedding of Interest

1963-11-12 Singer and actor Robert Goulet (30) weds actress Carol Lawrence (31)

American Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
American Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1919-03-01 Actress Gloria Swanson (19) divorces actor Wallace Beery (31) after 2 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1920-03-02 Actress Mary Pickford (27) divorces actor Owen Moore (33) after 9 years of marriage

Actress Mary Pickford
Actress
Mary Pickford

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1938-07-19 Actor Burgess Meredith (30) divorces actress Margaret Perry (25) after 2 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1939-10-11 Actor Jackie Coogan (24) divorces actress Betty Grable (22) after 2 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1945-12-25 Actor John Wayne (38) divorces Josephine Saenz (37) after 12 years of marriage

Actor John Wayne
Actor
John Wayne

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1951-10-29 Singer/actor Frank Sinatra and 1st wife Nancy (Barbato) divorce due to infidelity after 12 years of marriage

Singer/Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer/Actor
Frank Sinatra

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1952-06-11 Actress Agnes Moorehead (51) divorces actor Jack G. Lee (50) after 22 years of marriage

  • 1954-11-01 Actor John Wayne (47) divorces actress Esperanza Baur due to drunken violence after 7 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1955-12-30 Actor Gregory Peck (39) divorces real estate broker Greta Kukkonen (44) after 13 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1957-01-31 Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 2nd divorce from actor Michael Wilding

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1960-07-06 Actress Bette Davis (52) divorces actor Gary Merrill (46) after almost 10 years of marriage

Actress Bette Davis
Actress
Bette Davis

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1962-09-14 Actress Janet Leigh (35) divorces actor Tony Curtis (37) after after 10 years of marriage

Actress Janet Leigh
Actress
Janet Leigh
  • 1964-07-28 Broadway musical actress-singer Ethel Merman (56) divorces academy award-winning actor Ernest Borgnine (47) after 32 days of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1967-01-05 Actor Lee Marvin (42) divorces Elizabeth Ebeling after 14 years of marriage

Actor Lee Marvin
Actor
Lee Marvin

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1968-08-08 Actor Jack Nicholson (31) divorces Sandra Knight (28) after 6 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1968-12-18 Actor Peter Sellers (43) divorces actress Britt Ekland after 4 years of marriage

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1969-09-18 Actor Rod Taylor (39) divorces model Mary Hilem after 5 years of marriage

Actor Rod Taylor
Actor
Rod Taylor
  • 1970-11-08 "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (34) divorces singer Michelle Phillips (26) only 8 days after getting married

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1974-05-06 Actress Maggie Smith (39) divorces actor Robert Stephens (42) after 6 years of marriage

Actress Maggie Smith
Actress
Maggie Smith

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1976-11-24 Singer-songwriter Donna Summer (27) divorces actor Helmuth Sommer after 5 years of marriage

Singer Donna Summer
Singer
Donna Summer

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1979-02-26 Actor Max Von Sydow (49) divorces actress Christina Olin after 28 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1980-10-06 Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman (43) divorces actress Anne Byrne (37) after 11 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1983-09-20 Actor James Woods (36) divorces costume designer Kathryn Morrison after 3 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1987-07-14 Actor Michael Biehn (30) divorces actress Carlene Olson (32) after 7 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1989-03-01 "Baywatch" actor David Hasselhoff (37) divorces actress Catherine Hickland (33) after nearly 5 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1990-01-29 Actor Michael Keaton (38) divorces actress Caroline McWilliams (44) after 7 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1994-01-29 Actor Bill Murray (43) divorces Margaret Kelly after 13 years of marriage

Actor/Comedian Bill Murray
Actor/Comedian
Bill Murray

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1994-04-26 Actor Patrick Dempsey (28) divorces manager Rocky Parker after nearly 7 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1995-09-21 Actor and host Wayne Brady (23) divorces Diana Lasso after almost 2 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1997-01-27 "Wall Street" actor Charlie Sheen (31) divorces model Donna Peele after nearly 5 months of marriage

  • 1997-06-25 "Dumb and Dumber" actress Lauren Holly (33) divorces actor-comedian Jim Carrey (35) due to irreconcilable differences after 9 months of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2000-10-18 Actress Demi Moore (37) divorces actor Bruce Willis (45) due to irreconcilable differences after 13 years of marriage

Actress Demi Moore
Actress
Demi Moore
Actor Bruce Willis
Actor
Bruce Willis

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2001-07-16 "Kate & Leopold" actress Meg Ryan (38) divorces actor Dennis Quaid (46) after 9 years of marriage

Actress Meg Ryan
Actress
Meg Ryan
  • 2002-03-01 "12 Angry Men" actor Edward James Olmos (55) divorces "Sopranos" actress Lorraine Bracco (47) after 8 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2002-11-25 Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage (38) divorces "Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 months of marriage

Actor Nicolas Cage
Actor
Nicolas Cage
Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley
Princess of Rock and Roll
Lisa Marie Presley

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2003-05-27 Actress Angelina Jolie (26) divorces actor Billy Bob Thornton (47) due to irreconcilable differences

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2004-03-30 "Alias" actress Jennifer Garner (30) divorces actor Scott Foley (30) due to irreconcilable differences after nearly 4 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2004-04-26 Model-actress Deborah Falconer (38) divorces actor Robert Downey Jr (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 12 years of marriage

  • 2004-05-12 Model and actress Ali Landry divorces (30) "Saved by the Bell" actor Mario Lopez (30) due to infidelity only less than 2 weeks after getting married
  • 2004-06-10 Model-actress Ali Landry (30) divorces "Saved by the Bell" actor Mario Lopez (30) due to irreconcilable differences only 2 weeks after getting married
  • 2005-03-01 Former Full House actor John Stamos (41) divorces X-Men actress Rebecca Romijn-Stamos (31) after 5 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2005-03-25 American actress Jennifer Aniston (36) files for divorce from actor and film producer Brad Pitt (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 4 and a half years of marriage

  • 2006-04-20 Actor-writer Charlie Shanian (39) divorces former Beverly Hills, 90210 actress Tori Spelling (32) only 15 months after their lavish $1-million wedding
  • 2006-07-26 Former Baywatch actor David Hasselhoff (54) divorces actress and singer Pamela Bach (42) due to irreconcilable differences after 16 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2006-07-29 Robyn Denise Moore divorces Oscar-winning actor Mel Gibson (55) due to irreconcilable differences after 31 years of marriage

Actor and Film Director Mel Gibson
Actor and Film Director
Mel Gibson

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2006-10-06 "Friends" actor Matt LeBlanc (39) divorces former model Melissa McKnight (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2006-11-27 Actress Selma Blair (34) divorces actor-rocker Ahmet Zappa (32) due to irreconcilable differences after more than 2 years of marriage

Actress Selma Blair
Actress
Selma Blair
  • 2006-12-29 One Tree Hill actress Sophia Bush (24) divorces actor Chad Michael Murray (25) for the reason of fraud after 5 months of marriage
  • 2007-02-06 "Married ... With Children" actor David Faustino (32) divorces actress Andrea Elmer Faustino (31) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2007-08-10 Actor Johnathon Schaech (37) divorces actress Christina Applegate (35) due to irreconcilable differences after 4 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2007-10-05 Actress Reese Witherspoon (30) divorces actor Ryan Phillippe (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 7 years of marriage

  • 2007-12-17 Actor Dermot Mulroney (44) divorces actress Catherine Keener (48) due to irreconcilable differences after 17 years of marriage
  • 2008-03-03 Actor Michael Biehn (52) divorces film producer Gina Marsh after 20 years of marriage
  • 2008-05-16 "24" actor Kiefer Sutherland (37) divorces former model Elizabeth Kelly Winn (42) due to irreconcilable differences after nearly 8 years of marriage
  • 2008-06-13 Actor Bill Murray (57) divorces costume designer Jennifer Butler (42) due to abuse and infidelity after 10 years of marriage
  • 2008-08-19 Actor-comedian Tom Arnold (48) divorces Shelby Roos (35) after six years of marriage
  • 2008-10-10 Actor and comedian Chris Kattan (37) divorces model Sunshine Tutt (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 months of marriage
  • 2008-12-01 "CSI" actress Marg Helgenberger (50) divorces actor Alan Rosenberg (58) due to irreconcilable differences after 19 years of marriage
  • 2009-03-20 "Dawson's Creek" actor Kerr Smith (37) divorces actress Harmoni Everett (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 6 years of marriage
  • 2009-06-05 "Lost" actress Emilie de Ravin (27) divorces actor Josh Janowicz (27) after three years of marriage
  • 2009-06-19 "Malcolm in the Middle" actress Jane Kaczmarek (53) divorces actor Bradley Whitford (49) after 16 years of marriage
  • 2009-07-06 Actress Rachael Bella (25) divorces "Terminator 2" actor Eddie Furlong (31) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage
  • 2009-08-24 American actor Eddie Cibrian (36) divorces TV personality Brandi Glanville (35) due to irreconcilable differences
  • 2010-01-14 "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (73) divorces his fifth wife Victoria Duffy due to irreconcilable differences and out-of-control spending

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2010-03-31 "Dawson's Creek" actor James Van Der Beek (32) divorces actress Heather Ann McComb (33) after almost 7 years of marriage

  • 2010-06-18 Former Saved by the Bell actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar (36) divorces former model Lisa Ann Russell (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2010-06-30 "Scream 4" actress Neve Campbell (37) divorces actor John Light (36) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage

Actress Neve Campbell
Actress
Neve Campbell

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2010-07-22 "The Princess Bride" actress robin wright (44) divorces actor-director Sean Penn (49) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage

  • 2010-09-30 "CSI: Miami" actor Eddie Cibrian (36) divorces actress Brandi Glanville (37) due to irreconcilable differences after eight years of marriage
  • 2010-11-01 Film actor Charlie Sheen (45) divorces socialite Brooke Mueller (33) due to irreconcilable differences after two-and-a-half years of marriage
  • 2010-12-13 "Dexter" actress Jennifer Carpenter (31) divorces actor Michael C. Hall (40) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage
  • 2010-12-15 Nip/Tuck actor Dylan Walsh (47) divorces actress Joana Going (47) due to irreconcilable differences after 6 years of marriage
  • 2010-12-21 "The Lord of The Rings" actor Sean Bean (51) divorces actress Georgina Sutcliffe (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage
  • 2011-02-10 Former Playboy model Camille Donatacci (42) divorces "Frazier" actor-comedian Kelsey Grammer (56) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage
  • 2011-07-01 "Medium" actress Patricia Arquette (40) divorces actor Thomas Jane (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2011-07-01 Actor Ryan Reynolds (34) divorces actress Scarlett Johansson (26) due to irreconcilable differences after two years of marriage

  • 2011-07-01 Ann Serano Lopez divorces actor and talk show host George Lopez (49) due to irreconcilable differences
  • 2011-08-19 "My Fair Brady" actress Adrianne Curry (28) divorces "The Brady Bunch" actor Christopher Knight (53) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage
  • 2011-08-22 Actress Melissa Gilbert (47) divorces actor Bruce Boxleitner (61) due to irreconcilable differences after 16 long years of marriage
  • 2011-09-23 Actress Lisa Linde (39) divorces "Xmen" actor James Marsden (38) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2011-11-13 Torrei Hart divorces actor and comedian Kevin Hart (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 8 years of marriage

Comedian and Actor Kevin Hart
Comedian and Actor
Kevin Hart
  • 2012-03-18 "Twilight" actor Peter Facinelli (38) divorces "Beverly Hills 90210" actress Jennie Garth (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2012-04-25 Comedian and actor Martin Lawrence (47) files for divorce from Shamicka Gibbs due to irreconcilable differences after 1.5 years of marriage

Comedian Martin Lawrence
Comedian
Martin Lawrence
  • 2012-05-25 Actress Halina Mlynkova (35) divorces actor Lukasz Nowicki (39) after 9 years of marriage
  • 2012-06-05 NBC musical drama series "Smash" actress Debra Messing (43) divorces actor and producer Daniel Zelman (44) by their mutual decision after 10 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2012-06-29 Actress Katie Holmes (33) divorces American film actor and producer Tom Cruise (50) allegedly due to disagreement about their religious beliefs and the raising of their daughter Suri, after 5 years of marriage

Actress Katie Holmes
Actress
Katie Holmes
Actor Tom Cruise
Actor
Tom Cruise

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2012-07-16 Actor-comedian Russell Brand (36) divorces popstar Katy Perry (27) due to irreconcilable differences a year after the fairy-tale wedding in India

Comedian Russell Brand
Comedian
Russell Brand
Pop Star Katy Perry
Pop Star
Katy Perry
  • 2012-07-25 Actress Sunny Mabrey (36) divorces "Brotherhood" actor Ethan Embry (34) due to irreconcilable differences after almost 7 years marriage
  • 2012-08-22 "General Hospital" actress Vanessa Marcil (39) divorces actor Carmine Giovinazzo (44) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2013-11-27 Actor Ashton Kutcher (35) divorces actress Demi Moore (51) due to irreconcilable differences after 8 years of marriage


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 3,120

  • 1384-06-08 Kanami, Japanese actor (b. 1333)
  • 1619-03-13 Richard Burbage, English actor (Shakespeare), dies
  • 1626-11-25 Edward Alleyn, English actor (b. 1566)
  • 1654-06-07 Giambattista Andreini, Italian playwright/actor, dies at 76
  • 1673-03-15 Salvatore Rosa, Italian painter (Baroque)/poet/music/actor, dies at 57
  • 1674-01-11 Jan Zoet, actor/playwright/poet (Brutal-Roffel), dies at 58
  • 1683-08-18 Charles Hart, English actor (b. 1625)
  • 1692-12-09 William Mountfort, English actor and dramatist
  • 1710-04-28 Thomas Betterton, English actor
  • 1721-09-20 Thomas Doggett, Irish actor
  • 1725-12-07 Florent Carton Dancourt, French dramatist and actor (b. 1661)
  • 1733-05-10 Barton Booth, English actor (b. 1681)
  • 1757-11-12 Colley Cibber, English actor, dramatist and poet, Poet Laureate (1730-57), dies at 86
  • 1766-01-21 James Quin, English actor (b. 1693)
  • 1771-11-13 Conrad E Ackermann, German actor/theater director, dies at 61
  • 1777-01-10 Spranger Barry, Irish actor (b. 1719)
  • 1777-10-21 Samuel Foote, English dramatist and actor (b. 1720)
  • 1778-06-16 Konrad Ekhof, German actor (b. 1720)
  • 1779-01-20 David Garrick, English actor (b. 1717)
  • 1779-12-18 Jan Punt, engraver/illustrator/actor (Gideonschool), dies at 68
  • 1783-09-06 Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (b. 1710)
  • 1788-08-14 Thomas Sheridan, actor/biographer/lexicographer (Intelligencer), dies
  • 1822-09-11 Fortunat Alojzy Gonzaga Żółkowski, Polish actor (b. 1777)
  • 1823-02-26 John P Kemble, English actor/director (Covent Garden), dies at 66
  • 1833-05-15 Edmund Kean, English actor (Shylock), dies at 46
  • 1852-04-09 John Howard Payne, American actor, playwright (Fair Warning), author and creator of the hit song "Home! Sweet Home!", dies at 60
  • 1862-05-21 John Drew, Irish-born American actor (b. 1827)
  • 1862-05-25 Johann N Nestroy, Aust actor (Einmal Keine Sorgen Haben), dies at 60
  • 1867-08-07 Ira F Aldridge, US actor (Othello/Shylock), dies in Lodes Poland at 63
  • 1867-08-10 Ira Aldridge, famed Shakespearean actor (Othello, Shylock), dies 1867
  • 1873-04-27 William Charles Macready, English actor (b. 1793)
  • 1880-06-28 Texas Jack Omohundro, American frontier scout, actor, and cowboy (b. 1846)
  • 1887-01-07 Abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74
  • 1889-06-18 Jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (b. 1855)
  • 1890-09-18 Dion Boucicault, Irish/US actor/playwright (Octoroon), dies at 67
  • 1890-10-03 Andries Andre, actor (Trumpeter-Major), dies at 36
  • 1894-02-25 James Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor/author/director, dies at 51
  • 1903-04-13 Derk J A Haspels, Dutch actor, dies at 65
  • 1904-07-22 Wilson Barrett, English actor (b. 1846)
  • 1905-03-26 Maurice Barrymore, actor; patriarch of the Barrymore family (b. 1849)
  • 1905-10-13 Henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], English actor (Hamlet), dies at 67
  • 1907-08-30 Richard Mansfield, American actor and manager (b. 1857)
  • 1912-03-01 George Grossmith, English actor and comic writer (b. 1847)
  • 1912-09-01 Sam[uel E] van Beem, actor (Dollar Princess), dies at 62
  • 1914-03-23 Teunis Stoel, actor, dies at 62
  • 1915-04-17 Johannes P Kelly, [Kellij], Dutch actor/operetta writer, dies at 60
  • 1917-07-02 Herbert Beerbohm Tree, English actor/director (Hamlet), dies
  • 1918-03-13 William Courtleigh, actor (Susie Snowflake), dies at 26
  • 1918-10-19 Harold Lockwood, American actor (b. 1887)
  • 1919-03-23 Jean HL Bossard, actor/impresario (2 Orphans), dies at 45
  • 1920-09-05 Robert Harron, actor (Intolerance), accidental shot to death at 27
  • 1921-04-08 Earnest von Possart, German actor/stage manager, dies
  • 1921-04-18 Earnest [Bachigaloupi] Tourniaire, actor (Inkwartiering), dies at 70
  • 1922-02-01 William Desmond Taylor, director/actor (Broken Coin), dies at 49
  • 1922-05-29 Jevgeni B Vachtangov, Armenian/Russian actor/director, dies at 39
  • 1923-01-18 Wallace Reid, actor (Birth of a Nation), dies at 31
  • 1924-03-06 Meyer E van Beem, actor (Moittige Janus), dies at 85
  • 1925-04-28 Louis F J Bouwmeester, actor (Shakespeare), dies
  • 1925-08-05 Jennie Lee (actor), American actress (b. 1848)
  • 1925-10-31 Max Linder, actor (Man in the Silk Hat), dies at 41
  • 1926-04-19 Squire Bancroft, [Butterfield], actor/manager (Haymarket), dies at 84
  • 1926-09-09 David Lobo, Dutch actor, dies in railway accident
  • 1926-09-11 Matsunosuke Onoe, Japanese actor (b. 1875)
  • 1926-11-01 Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72
  • 1927-07-09 John Drew Jr., American actor (b. 1853)
  • 1927-09-20 George Nichols, actor (His Favorite Pastime, Star Boarder), dies at 62
  • 1928-06-22 George Siegmann, actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba), dies at 46
  • 1928-08-10 Rex Cherryman, American actor (b. 1897)
  • 1928-11-08 Mauritz Stiller, Swedish actor/director (Streets of sin), dies at 45
  • 1928-12-05 Johannes F "Johan" Bakker Sr, actor/husband of Truus Soete, dies at 61
  • 1928-12-14 Theodore Roberts, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments), dies at 77
  • 1930-07-02 Anders Randolf, actor (Love of Sunya, Dangerous Curves), dies at 59
  • 1930-08-26 Lon Chaney, actor (Thunder, Big City, Unholy 3), dies at 47
  • 1930-09-15 Milton Sills, American actor (b. 1882)
  • 1930-10-24 Renaat Verheijen, Flemish actor/director (Dr Faustus), dies at 26
  • 1930-12-27 William Courtleigh, actor (Madame X, Eyes of Youth), dies at 63
  • 1931-01-04 Art Acord, western actor (Set Free, Spurs & Saddles), dies at 40
  • 1931-08-05 Ullrich Haupt, actor (Morocco, Du Barry-Woman of Passion), dies at 43
  • 1931-12-30 Tyrone Power Sr, actor (Big Trial, Test of Donald Norton), dies at 62
  • 1932-01-07 Henri Stroethoff, Dutch actor (Bright Paradise), dies at 60
  • 1933-01-03 Jack Pickford, Canadian actor (b. 1896)
  • 1933-02-24 Spottiswoode Aitken, actor (Eagle, Home Sweet Home), dies at 64
  • 1933-03-17 Ferdinand Von Alten, actor (Champagne), dies at 48
  • 1933-04-28 Robin Irvine, actor (Easy Virtue), dies at 31
  • 1933-05-15 Ernest Torrence, actor (I Cover the Waterfront), dies at 54
  • 1933-06-29 Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, US actor (Keystone comedies), dies at 46
  • 1934-03-21 Lilyan Tashman, actor (Bulldog Drummond), dies at 34
  • 1934-04-14 Gerald du Maurier, British actor-manager (Unmarried, Escape), dies
  • 1934-06-27 Max Pallenberg, Austria actor (Brave Suender), dies in air crash at 56
  • 1935-03-06 Fridolf Rhudin Swedish actor and comedian (b. 1895)
  • 1935-03-10 Barend Barendse, actor/director (Broken Lives), dies at 82
  • 1936-01-09 John Gilbert, actor (Love, Downstairs), dies at 40
  • 1936-02-20 Max Schreck, German actor (Count Orlok-Nosferatu), dies of a heart attack at 56
  • 1936-03-19 John Larkin IV, actor/writer (Charlie Chan in Panama), dies at 63
  • 1936-04-26 Tammany Young, American actor (b.1886)
  • 1936-07-02 Harry Northrup, actor (Who's Knocking at My Door), dies at 60
  • 1936-07-11 James Murray, American actor (b. 1901)
  • 1937-01-02 Ross Alexander, actor (Capt Blood, Boulder Dam), dies at 29
  • 1937-03-06 Frank Vosper, actor/writer (Jew Suss), dies at 37
  • 1937-04-29 William Gillette, American actor (b. 1853)

Famous Actors