Actors in History (Part 16)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1501 - 1,600 of 6,994

  • 1915-04-21 Anthony Quinn, Mexico, actor, Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia)
  • 1915-05-04 Curt Conway, actor (Raw Deal), born in Boston, Massachusetts

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1915-05-06 Orson Welles [George], American actor (Citizen Kane, War of the Worlds), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin (d. 1985)

Actor and Director Orson Welles
Actor and Director
Orson Welles
  • 1915-05-08 John Archer, Osceola Nebraska, actor (Destination: Moon)
  • 1915-05-10 Bert van Dongen, [Abraham J. Cohen], singer, impressionist and actor
  • 1915-05-20 Peter Copley, actor (Victim, King & Country)
  • 1915-05-26 Sam Edwards, American actor (d. 2004)
  • 1915-05-28 Scott McKay, Pleasantville Iowa, actor (Stage Door)
  • 1915-06-01 John Randolph, American actor (King Kong, Lucan, Lucas Tanner, Angie), born in NYC, New York
  • 1915-06-23 Dennis Price, Twyford England, actor (Adventurers, Millionairess)
  • 1915-08-02 Gary Merrill, American actor (Young Dr Kildare, All About Eve), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1915-08-21 Jack Weston, [Morris Weinstein], actor (4 Seasons, Rad), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1915-08-22 Hugh Paddick, British actor (d. 2000)
  • 1915-08-24 Ronald Ibbs, Irish actor (No Hiding Place, The Saint) (d. 1990)
  • 1915-09-02 Meinhardt Raabe, actor, notable as Munchkin Coroner on The Wizard of Oz
  • 1915-09-08 Frank Cady, actor (Mr Drucker-Green Acres), (d. 2012)
  • 1915-09-10 Edmond O'Brien, American actor (Sam Benedict, Johnny Midnight), born in NYC, New York
  • 1915-09-14 Douglas Kennedy, NY, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold)
  • 1915-09-15 John Conte, Plamer Mass, actor (Mantovani)
  • 1915-09-15 Ismail Yasin, Egyptian comedian and actor (d. 1972)
  • 1915-09-19 Germán Valdés, Mexican actor, singer and comedian (d. 1973)
  • 1915-09-22 Arthur Lowe, Hayfield England, actor (Captain Mainwaring-Dad's Army)
  • 1915-09-24 Larry Gates, actor (Guiding Light, Body Snatchers), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1915-10-13 Cornel Wilde, American actor (High Sierra, 5th Musketeer), born in NYC, New York
  • 1915-10-18 Victor Sen Yung, actor (Hop Sing-Bonanza, Bachelor Family), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1915-10-19 Farid al-Atrash, Syrian composer, musician, and actor (d. 1974)
  • 1915-11-01 Michael Denison, York England, actor (Importance of Being Ernest)
  • 1915-11-23 John Dehner, [Forkum], actor (Big Hawaii, Bare Essence), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1915-11-26 Herbert Joeks, [Herbert J van Hugten], Dutch actor (Snip & Snap, Pipo)
  • 1915-12-07 Eli Wallach, American actor (Magnificent 7, Misfits, People Next Door), born in Brooklyn New York, (d. 2014)

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1915-12-12 Frank Sinatra, American singer (Strangers in the Night, My Way) and actor (From Here to Eternity) known as 'old blue eyes', born in Hoboken, New Jersey (d. 1998)

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • 1915-12-13 Mark Stevens, actor (Big Town, Martin Kane), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1915-12-13 Curd Jürgens, German-born Austrian actor (d. 1982)
  • 1915-12-14 Dan Dailey, American dancer and actor (Gov Drinkwater-Governor & JJ), born in NYC, New York
  • 1916-01-11 Bernard Blier, Buenos Aires Argentina, actor (Les Miserables)
  • 1916-02-13 James Griffith, actor (Sheriff of Cochise), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1916-02-14 Edward Platt, actor (Chief-Get Smart), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1916-02-17 Raf Vallone, Tropea Italy, actor (El Cid, 2 Women, Greek Tycoon)
  • 1916-03-19 Eric Christmas, British actor (d. 2000)
  • 1916-03-26 Sterling Hayden, NJ, actor (Dr Strangelove, Asphalt Jungle, Cobra)
  • 1916-03-31 John Vivyan, actor (Imitation of Life, Mr Lucky), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1916-04-04 David White, actor (Larry Tate-Bewitched)

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1916-04-05 Gregory Peck, American actor (To Kill a Mockingbird, MacArthur), born in San Diego, California (d. 2003)

  • 1916-04-07 Anthony Caruso, American actor (d. 2003)
  • 1916-04-21 Sidney Clute, actor, Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1916-04-26 Vic Perrin, American actor (d. 1989)
  • 1916-05-01 Glenn Ford, Quebec Canada, actor (Cade's County, Big Heat, Midway)
  • 1916-05-14 Del Moore, American comedian and actor (Cal-Bachelor Father), born in Pensacola, Florida (d. 1970)
  • 1916-05-15 Bill Williams, American actor (Starlit Time, Date With the Angels), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1916-05-16 Bernard Braden, broadcaster/actor (All Night Lone, Full Treatment)
  • 1916-05-31 John Vivyan, actor (Mr Lucky, Wrong Man, Imitation of Life)
  • 1916-06-03 Leo Gorcey, American actor (Mannequin, Road to Zanzibar), (b. 1916 or 1917), born in NYC, New York (d. 1969)
  • 1916-06-10 Bill Waddington, British actor/comedian (Percy-Coronation Street)
  • 1916-06-18 John Young, actor/TV panelist (Masquerade Party)
  • 1916-06-19 Pat Buttram, actor (Mr Haney-Green Acres)
  • 1916-06-19 George Pravda, Austria-Hungary, actor (Thunderball, Firefox), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 1985)
  • 1916-06-20 Johnny Morris, British broadcaster/actor (Once in a Lifetime)
  • 1916-07-02 Ken Curtis, [Curtis Gates], actor (Ripcord, Festus - Gunsmoke), born in Lamar, Colorado (d. 1991)
  • 1916-07-11 Reg Varney, English actor
  • 1916-07-25 Ko van Dijk Jr, Dutch actor (Zaak M P)
  • 1916-07-27 Keenan Wynn, actor (Dr Strangelove, Absent Minded Professor), born in New York City (d. 1986)
  • 1916-07-28 Laird Cregar, actor (Charley's Aunt, Hangover Square), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1916-07-30 Dick Wilson, American actor (d. 2007)
  • 1916-07-31 Sydney Tafler, actor (Too Many Crooks), born in London, England
  • 1916-08-10 John Clark, Hampton IA, actor (Graveyard of Horror)
  • 1916-08-22 John Slater, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass), born in London, England
  • 1916-08-24 Hal Smith, American actor (d. 1994)
  • 1916-08-25 Erich Von Stroheim Jr, actor/director (Napoleon, Sunset Blvd)
  • 1916-08-25 Van Johnson, actor (Brigadoon) always wore red socks, born in Newport, Rode Island
  • 1916-08-29 George Montgomery, Brady Mont, actor (Battle of Bulge, Hallucination)
  • 1916-09-18 Rossano Brazzi, Bolognia Italy, actor/director (Antaeus-Survivors)

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1916-09-28 Peter Finch, actor (Network, Windom's Way, Raid on Entebbe), born in London, England

  • 1916-09-29 Trevor Howard, England, actor (Mutiny on Bounty, Ryan's Daughter)
  • 1916-10-10 Benson Fong, actor (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), born in Sacramento, California (d. 1987)
  • 1916-10-17 Robert Lowery, actor (Murder Over NY), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1916-10-19 David Lewis, actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1916-10-22 Sid Miller, Shenandoah Pa, actor (Donald O'Connor Texaco Show)
  • 1916-10-27 Bob de Lange, [Jacob Bernard], Dutch actor/director (Daniel)
  • 1916-11-12 Liam Dunn, NJ, actor (Koska & his Family)
  • 1916-11-12 Rogelio de la Rosa, Filipino actor and politician (d. 1986)
  • 1916-11-23 Michael Gough, English actor (Hammer Horror Films, Search for the Nile), born in Kuala Lumpur, British Malaya (d. 2011)
  • 1916-11-30 Michael Gwynn, Bath England, actor (Village of Damned, Question 7)
  • 1916-12-02 John Bentley, Warwickshire England, actor (Chair)

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1916-12-09 Kirk Douglas [Issur Danielovitch], American actor (Gunfight at OK Corral), born in Amsterdam, New York

  • 1916-12-28 Noel Johnson, British actor (Frenzy, Frightmare, Royal Flash)
  • 1917-01-01 Albert Mol, Dutch actor (d. 2004)
  • 1917-01-09 Herbert Lom, Czech, actor (Pink Panther Strikes Again, Dorian Gray)
  • 1917-01-16 Buddy Lester, actor (Nick-Phil Silvers Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1917-01-19 John Raitt, Bonnie Raitt's father/singer/actor (Pajama Game)

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1917-01-24 Ernest Borgnine, actor (Ice Station Zebra, McHale's Navy, Marty), (d. 2012), born in Hamden, Connecticut (d. 2012)

  • 1917-01-29 John Raitt, Santa Ana California, actor/singer (Chevy Show, Pajama Game)
  • 1917-02-19 Dick Emery, actor (Yellow Submarine, Loot, Baby Love), born in London, England
  • 1917-02-23 Kenneth Tobey, actor (Chuck-Whirlybirds) [or Mar 23]

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1917-03-02 Desi Arnaz, Cuban-American actor (I Love Lucy), born in Santiago de Cuba (d. 1986)

Actor Desi Arnaz
Actor
Desi Arnaz
  • 1917-03-07 Davis Roberts, actor (Mr Johnson-Boone), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1917-03-23 Kenneth Tobey, actor (The Thing, Strange Invaders) [or Feb 23]
  • 1917-03-30 Herbert Anderson, actor (Henry-Dennis The Menace)
  • 1917-04-01 Leon Janney, Ogden Ut, actor (Hawk)
  • 1917-04-02 Dabbs Greer, actor (Gunsmoke, Little House on Prairie), born in Fairview, Missouri
  • 1917-04-07 R G Armstrong, actor (T.H.E. Cat), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2012)

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1501 - 1,600 of 3,175

  • 1985-10-16 Claude Stroud, actor (Hobart-Ted Knight Show, Duke), dies at 78
  • 1985-10-29 John Lodge, actor (Sensation, In Like Flint) and politician (governor R-CT), dies at 82
  • 1985-10-30 Kirby Grant, actor/singer (Sky King), dies in an auto accident at 74
  • 1985-10-31 Poul Reichhardt, Danish actor (b. 1913)
  • 1985-11-01 Phil Silvers, comedic actor (Sgt Bilko), dies in his sleep at 73
  • 1985-11-06 Joel Crothers, actor (Edge of Night), dies of a heart attack at 44
  • 1985-11-17 Jimmy Ritz, actor (Ritz Brothers), dies of heart failure at 81
  • 1985-12-02 Alex Courtney, actor (Sword of Justice), dies
  • 1985-12-03 Sam Gillman, actor (Sam-Shane), dies at 70
  • 1985-12-31 Rick Nelson, singer/actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies at 45
  • 1986-01-29 Leif Erickson, actor (John-High Chaparral), dies at 74
  • 1986-02-06 William Collier, actor (Up the River, She's My Weakness), dies
  • 1986-02-10 Brian Aherne, actor (Juarez, My Sister Eileen, Rosie), dies at 83
  • 1986-02-16 Howard Da Silva, Cleve Oh, actor (Ben Franklin-1776), dies at 76
  • 1986-02-17 Paul Stewart, actor (Opening Night, In Cold Blood, Window), dies
  • 1986-02-19 Adolfo Celi, Italian film actor and director (Next Man, Murders in Rue Morgue), dies at 63
  • 1986-02-19 Paul Stewart, actor (Top Secret USA, Deadline), dies at 77
  • 1986-03-06 Adolph Caesar, actor (Club Paradise, Soldier's Story), dies

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1986-03-10 Ray Milland, Welsh actor (The Lost Weekend-Academy Award 1945), dies at 81

  • 1986-03-17 Hal Buckley, actor (John Quincy-OK Crackerby), dies at 49
  • 1986-03-22 Charles Starrett, actor (Silver Streak, Jungle Bride), dies
  • 1986-03-26 Bartlett Robinson, actor (Wendy & Me, Mona McCluskey), dies at 73
  • 1986-03-28 Victor J Lopez, actor (Chuey-Man From Atlantis), dies at 39
  • 1986-03-29 Harry Ritz, actor (3 Musketeers, On the Avenue), dies at 79

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1986-03-30 James Cagney, actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies in NY at 86

  • 1986-03-31 Harry Ritz, comedian/actor (Ritz Brothers), dies at 79
  • 1986-03-31 Jerry Paris, director/actor (Jerry-Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 60
  • 1986-04-13 Stephen Stucker, actor (Trading Places, Airplane), dies
  • 1986-04-15 Tim McIntire, actor (Bob Younger-Legend of Jesse James), dies at 42
  • 1986-04-19 Alvin Childress, actor (Amos-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 78

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1986-04-26 [William] Broderick Crawford, American actor (Highway Patrol), dies after a series of strokes at 74

  • 1986-05-03 Robert Alda, actor (Dan Lewis-Supertrain), dies at 72
  • 1986-05-07 Jeffrey Mylett, American actor (b. 1949
  • 1986-05-09 Herschel Bernardi, actor (Lt Jacoby-Peter Gunn, Arnie), dies at 62
  • 1986-05-12 Lee Bonnell, American actor, dies at 67
  • 1986-05-22 Martin Gabel, actor (Thief, Marnie), dies at 63
  • 1986-05-23 Sterling Hayden, actor (Blue & Gray), dies at 70
  • 1986-05-24 Gunnar Bjornstrand, actor (7th Seal, Devil's Eye), dies at 76
  • 1986-05-24 Yakima Canutt, actor/director (Diary of a Young Comic), dies at 91
  • 1986-06-23 Nigel Stock, actor (Lost Continent, Young Sherlock Holmes), dies
  • 1986-06-29 Robert Drivas, actor (Our Private World), dies at 47
  • 1986-07-01 Roy Poole, actor (Winds of War), dies at 62
  • 1986-07-15 Benny Rubin, actor/comedian (Benny Rubin Show), dies at 87
  • 1986-08-19 Lorenzo Tucker, actor (Black King), dies
  • 1986-08-20 Walter Brooke, actor (DA Scanlon-Green Hornet), dies at 71
  • 1986-08-23 Charles Janssens, Belgian actor (Mira, Malpertuis), dies at 80
  • 1986-08-25 Allen Case, actor (Deputy, Legend of Jesse James), dies at 51
  • 1986-08-26 Ted Knight, [Tadeus Konopka], actor (Mary Tyler Moore), dies at 62
  • 1986-09-01 Murray Hamilton, actor (Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 63
  • 1986-09-12 Frank Nelson, actor (Ralph-I Love Lucy, Jack Benny Show), dies at 75
  • 1986-09-26 Hugh Franklin, American soap opera actor (b. 1916)
  • 1986-09-28 Robert Helpmann, actor (Second Time Lucky, Patrick), dies at 77
  • 1986-10-14 [Francis XA] Keenan Wynn, US actor (Dr Strangelove), dies at 70
  • 1986-10-22 Ivor Francis, actor (Dusty's Trail), dies at 68
  • 1986-10-23 Lino Ventura, actor (French Detective, Slap, Jig-Saw), dies at 67
  • 1986-10-25 Forrest Tucker, actor (O'Rourke-F Troop, Dusty Trail), dies at 67
  • 1986-10-29 Mimis Fotopoulos, Greek actor (b. 1913)
  • 1986-11-05 Claude Jutra, Québécois actor and film director (b. 1930)
  • 1986-11-10 Rogelio de la Rosa, Filipino actor and politician (b. 1916)
  • 1986-11-11 Roger C Carmel, actor (Mudd-Star Trek, Mothers-in-Law), dies at 54
  • 1986-11-17 Alan Hewitt, actor (Det Brennan-My Favorite Martian), dies at 71
  • 1986-11-21 Jerry Colonna, actor (Jerry Colonna Show), dies at 82
  • 1986-11-21 Marcelino Sanchez, American actor (b. 1957)
  • 1986-11-22 Scatman Crothers, actor (Shining, Zapped), dies at 76
  • 1986-11-26 Scatman Crothers, singer/actor (Shining, Chico & The Man), dies at 76
  • 1986-11-27 Steve Tracy, actor (Percival-Little House on Praire), dies at 61
  • 1986-11-28 Herb Vigran, actor (Ernest-Ed Wynn Show), dies at 76
  • 1986-11-29 Cary Grant, British-born American actor ('Charade,' 'North by Northwest'), dies in Davenport Iowa at 82
  • 1986-11-29 Herb Vigran, actor (Vampire, Mark of Vampire), dies

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1986-12-02 Desi Arnaz, actor (Ricky Ricardo-I Love Lucy), dies at 69 of lung cancer

Actor Desi Arnaz
Actor
Desi Arnaz
  • 1986-12-11 Paul Keenan, actor (Summer Fantasy), dies at 30
  • 1986-12-18 Mamo Clark, actor (1 Million BC, Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island), dies
  • 1986-12-31 Lloyd Haynes, actor (Pete Dixon-Room 222), dies at 54
  • 1987-01-01 Gustav Knuth, actor (Heidi, Rats), dies at 85
  • 1987-01-08 Peter Adams, actor (Alternative, Blowing Hot & Cold), dies at 69
  • 1987-01-09 Arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81
  • 1987-01-15 Ray Bolger, actor/dancer (Wizard of Oz), dies at 83
  • 1987-01-30 Angelo Rutherford, actor (Willie-Gentle Ben), dies at 32
  • 1987-01-30 Ken Drake, actor (Crime & Punishment USA), dies
  • 1987-02-12 Lang Jeffries, Canadian actor (Skip-Rescue 8), dies at 55
  • 1987-02-17 Hal K Dawson, actor (Another Language, Wells Fargo), dies
  • 1987-02-23 Esmond Knight, actor (Black Narcissus, Henry V), dies at 80
  • 1987-02-25 James Coco, actor (Joe-Dumplings), dies at 58
  • 1987-03-02 Randolph Scott, actor (Fort Worth, Gung Ho, Jesse James), dies at 89
  • 1987-03-16 Scott McKay, actor (Guest in House, 30 Seconds over Tokyo), dies at 71
  • 1987-03-19 Emile Meyer, actor (Young Jesse James, Lineup), dies
  • 1987-03-21 Dean Paul Martin, actor (Billy-Misfits of Science), dies at 35
  • 1987-03-21 Robert Preston, actor (Harold Hill-Music Man), dies at 68
  • 1987-03-26 Walter Abel, actor (Suspicion), dies at 88
  • 1987-03-28 Patrick Troughton, English actor (second Doctor in Doctor Who), dies of a heart attack at 67
  • 1987-04-11 Kent Taylor, actor (Boston Blackie, Rough Riders), dies at 79
  • 1987-04-19 Hugh "Lumpy" Brannum, Actor (Mr Green Jeans), dies at 77
  • 1987-04-30 Hugh Dempster, actor (Anna Karenina, Candles at Nine), dies
  • 1987-05-15 Wynne Gibson, actor (Night After Night, Aggie Appleby), dies
  • 1987-05-21 Alejandro Rey, actor (Carlos-Flying Nun), dies at 57
  • 1987-05-28 Charles Ludlam, actor (Big Easy), dies at 44
  • 1987-06-03 Will Sampson, actor (From Here to Eternity, Yellow Rose), dies at 54
  • 1987-06-09 Grandon Rhodes, actor (Gentleman From Nowhere), dies
  • 1987-06-21 Madman Muntz, American entrepreneur, businessman, electrical engineer, TV commercial actor (b. 1914)

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1987-06-22 Fred Astaire, actor/dancer (Royal Wedding, Let's Dance), dies at 88

Actor and Dancer Fred Astaire
Actor and Dancer
Fred Astaire