Actors in History (Part 17)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1601 - 1,700 of 6,992

  • 1917-04-07 R G Armstrong, actor (T.H.E. Cat), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2012)
  • 1917-04-09 Brad Dexter, American actor (d. 2002)
  • 1917-04-13 Howard Keel, Ill, actor/singer and president of the Screen Actors Guild (7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Kiss Me Kate)
  • 1917-04-15 Hans Conried, Balt Md, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy)
  • 1917-04-16 Barry Nelson, American actor, first actor to play James Bond, born in San Francisco, California (d. 2007)
  • 1917-04-28 Robert Cornthwaite, St Helen Oregon, actor (Thing, War of the Worlds)
  • 1917-05-01 John Beradino, actor (Steve Hardy-General Hospital), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1917-05-01 Louis G "Lo" van Hensbergen, actor/author (Amsterdam Affair)
  • 1917-05-07 David Tomlinson, Scotland, actor (Mary Poppins, Helter Skelter)
  • 1917-05-09 John Arnatt, actor (Circumstantial Evidence)
  • 1917-05-16 George Gaynes, actor (Tootsie, Police Academy), born in Helsinki Finland (d. 2016)
  • 1917-05-18 James Donald, Aberdeen Scotland, actor (Bridge on River Kwai, Vikings)
  • 1917-05-21 Raymond Burr, BC Canada, actor (Perry Mason, Ironsides, Godzilla)
  • 1917-05-22 Nathan Davis, American actor
  • 1917-05-25 Steve Cochran, Eureka CA, actor (Mozambique, Gay Senotiys, Dallas)
  • 1917-05-28 Marshall Reed, Englewood California, actor (Fred Asher-Lineup)
  • 1917-06-02 Max Showalter, Caldwell Ks, actor/composer (Stockard Channing Show)
  • 1917-06-07 Dean Martin, Steubenville Ohio, American singer/actor (with Jerry Lewis)
  • 1917-06-14 Al "Lash" LaRue, Gretna La, actor (Lash of the West, Wyatt Earp)
  • 1917-06-15 Al "Lash" La Rue, cowboy actor (Black Lash, Lash of the West)
  • 1917-06-18 Richard Boone, actor (Paladin-Have Gun Will Travel), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1917-06-20 Igor Śmiałowski, Polish actor (d. 2006)
  • 1917-06-28 Willem "Wim" Sonneveld, Dutch singer/actor (My Fair Lady)
  • 1917-07-05 Glenn Reeves, Massillon OH, actor (Defending Your Life)
  • 1917-07-08 Glenn Langan, actor (Amazing Colossal Man, Margie), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1917-07-16 William Bishop, Oak Park Ill, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life)
  • 1917-07-23 Kurt Kreuger, St Moritz Switz, actor (Fear, Unfaithfully Yours)
  • 1917-07-27 Bourvil, French actor (d. 1970)
  • 1917-07-30 Eddy Grove, American actor, born in New York City (d. 1995)
  • 1917-08-03 Jordan Whitfield, PA, actor (Swamp Fox) (d. 1967)
  • 1917-08-06 Robert Mitchum, actor (Winds of War, North & South), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1917-08-25 Don Defore, actor (George-Hazel, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • 1917-08-25 Mel Ferrer, Elberon New Jersey, American actor (Longest Day, Eaten Alive, 5th Floor)
  • 1917-09-09 Rolf Wenkhaus, German actor (d. 1942)
  • 1917-09-11 Henderson Forsythe, Macon MO, actor (Crisis at Central High)
  • 1917-09-17 Peter Bennett, actor (Leonides-Adv of Sir Lancelot), born in London, England
  • 1917-09-20 Fernando Rey, [Arambillet], La Coruna Spain, actor (Matter of Time)
  • 1917-09-22 Peter Adams, actor (Alternative), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1917-10-02 Charles Drake, American actor (d. 1994)
  • 1917-10-07 Helmut Dantine, actor (Shadow of the Cloak), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1917-10-12 Hans Bentz van den Berg, Dutch actor (Last Train)
  • 1917-10-23 Robert Bray, Kalispell Mont, actor (Corey-Lassie, Stagecoach West)
  • 1917-10-28 Jack Soo, American actor (d. 1979)
  • 1917-10-29 Eddie Constantine, US/French actor (Lucky Jo, It Lives Again)
  • 1917-10-31 Thomas Hill, Canadian actor
  • 1917-11-04 Leonardo Cimino, Manhattan, New York, actor (V, Dune), (d. 2012)
  • 1917-11-13 Robert Sterling, Newcastle PA, actor (George Kirby-Adv of Topper)
  • 1917-11-16 John Whiting, British dramatist/actor (Saint's Day)
  • 1917-12-01 William Tracy, Pitts, actor (To the Shores of Tripoli)
  • 1917-12-02 Ezra Stone, US, actor/producer (Henry Aldrich)
  • 1917-12-13 Dave Street, actor/singer (Broadway Open House), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1917-12-13 John Hart, American actor
  • 1917-12-18 Ossie Davis, Cogdell GA, actor/playwright (Hot Stuff, Man Called Adam)
  • 1918-01-06 Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat)
  • 1918-01-13 Steve Dunne, Northampton Mass, actor (Professional Father)
  • 1918-01-22 Richard Eastham, Opelousas La, actor (Falcon Crest) [or Jun 22]
  • 1918-01-24 John McLiam, actor (Parker-Men From Shiloh), born in Alberta, Canada (d. 1994)
  • 1918-01-25 Ken Mayers, actor (Robbie Robertson-Space Patrol)
  • 1918-01-28 Vito Scotti, actor (Flying Nun, Barefoot in the Park), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1918-01-29 John Forsythe, actor (Bachelor Father, Charlie's Angels, Dynasty), born in Penns Grove, New Jersey (d. 2010)
  • 1918-01-30 David Opatoshu, American actor (Bonino, Secret Empire, Masada), born in NYC, New York
  • 1918-02-05 Charles J "Tim" Holt, US actor (Treasure of Sierra Madre)
  • 1918-02-05 Tim Holt, actor (Stagecoach, Hitler's Children), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1918-02-15 Alan Arbus, American actor (Dr Sidney Freedman-M*A*S*H), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1918-02-28 Alfred Burke, actor (Backfire), born in London, England
  • 1918-03-01 Roger Delgado, actor (Agent 8 3/4, Hot Enought for June), born in London, England
  • 1918-03-08 Alan Hale [MacKahan] Jr, actor (Skipper-Gilligan's Island), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1918-03-14 Dennis Patrick, actor (Dear Dead Delilah, Dallas, Rituals), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1918-03-30 Joseph Allen Jr, actor (Death of a Champion), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1918-04-07 Peter Aryans, [PCJ Vander], Dutch radio actor (Shoot Out)
  • 1918-04-07 Ronald Howard, Norwood England, actor (Naked Edge, Africa-Texas Style)
  • 1918-04-10 Lee Bergere, American actor (d. 2007)
  • 1918-04-15 John Baragrey, Haleyville AL, actor (Creeper, Colossus of NY)

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1918-04-16 Spike Milligan, Irish-British actor and comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers), born in Ahmednagar, Bombay, India (d. 2002)

Comedian and author Spike Milligan
Comedian and author
Spike Milligan

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1918-04-17 William Holden, American actor (Stalag 17, Bridge Over River Kwai, SOB), born in O'Fallon, Illinois (d. 1981)

  • 1918-04-26 Stafford Repp, California, actor (Chief O'Hara-Batman, Plunder Road)
  • 1918-05-12 Oscar Beregi Jr, Hungary, actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City)
  • 1918-05-15 Joseph Wiseman, actor (Dr No, Viva Zapata, Les Miserables), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1918-05-18 Massimo Girotti, Italian actor (d. 2003)
  • 1918-06-03 Patrick Cargill, British actor (Help, Hammerhead)
  • 1918-06-06 Richard Crane, Newcastle Ind, actor (Surfside 6)
  • 1918-06-08 Robert Preston, Newton MA, actor (Music Man, Mame, Last Starfighter)
  • 1918-06-09 Rob de Vries, Dutch WW II resistance fighter/dir/actor (Ciske de Rat)
  • 1918-06-10 Barry Morse, actor (Fugitive-Lt Philip Gerard, Winds of War)
  • 1918-06-13 Ben Johnson, Foraker Oklahoma, actor (Chisum, Battle Force, Dillinger), (d. 1996)
  • 1918-06-18 Bob Carroll, singer/actor (Stage Two Revue, Stranger)
  • 1918-06-22 Richard Eastham, Opelousas LA, actor (Not With My Wife) [or Jan 22]
  • 1918-07-06 Sebastian Cabot, actor (Mr French-Family Affair, Time Machine), born in London, England
  • 1918-07-08 Craig Stevens, Liberty Mo, actor (Craig-Dallas, Peter Gunn)
  • 1918-07-16 Bayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor (d. 1989)
  • 1918-07-23 Bueno de Mesquita Dutch comedian and actor (d. 2005)
  • 1918-08-03 Larry Haines, American actor (d. 2008)
  • 1918-08-05 Tom Drake, American actor (d. 1982)
  • 1918-08-17 Mort Marshall, American actor (Cully-Dumplings), born in NYC, New York
  • 1918-08-23 Guus [August CM] Hermus, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Soldaat van Oranje)
  • 1918-08-25 Richard Greene, Plymouth England, composer/actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood)
  • 1918-09-05 Luis Alcoriza, Mexican screenwriter, film director, and actor (d. 1992)
  • 1918-09-14 Jack Somack, actor (Ball Four, Stockard Channing Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1918-09-21 Rand Brooks, actor (Cpl Boone-Rin Tin Tin), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1918-09-27 James McCallion, actor (Mi Taylor-National Velvet), born in Glasgow, Scotland

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1601 - 1,700 of 3,163

  • 1987-06-30 King Donovan, actor/director (Enforcer, Perfect Furlough), dies
  • 1987-07-15 Alfie Bass, actor (Moonraker, Are You Being Served), dies at 66
  • 1987-07-17 Yujiro Ishihara, Japanese actor (b. 1934)
  • 1987-07-20 Richard Egan, actor (Big Cube, Amsterdam Kill), dies at 63
  • 1987-08-01 Benson Fong, American actor (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), dies at 70
  • 1987-08-06 Sherwood Bailey, actor (Spud-Our Gang), dies
  • 1987-08-10 Calvin Culver, actor (Score), dies
  • 1987-08-17 Shaike Ophir, Israeli actor (b. 1929)
  • 1987-08-19 Hayden Rorke, Brooklyn, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Night Walker), dies
  • 1987-08-28 John Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1987-08-29 Lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63

Actor Lee Marvin
Actor
Lee Marvin
  • 1987-09-11 Lorne Greene, actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica), dies at 72
  • 1987-09-12 John Qualen, actor (Patch of Blue, Jungle Book), dies
  • 1987-09-13 Mervyn Leroy, actor/screenwriter/director (Quo Vadis), dies at 86
  • 1987-09-17 Harry Locke, British character actor (b. 1913)
  • 1987-09-22 Dan Rowan, actor (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in), dies at 65
  • 1987-09-25 Emlyn Williams, actor/director (I Accuse, Ivanhoe, Scarf), dies at 81
  • 1987-10-22 Lino Ventura, Italian/French actor (Medusa touch), dies at 68
  • 1987-12-06 James Dobson, actor (Impulse, Jet Attack, Okinawa), dies
  • 1987-12-14 Paul Clinton Sundberg, actor (Belle of NY, Easter Parade), dies
  • 1987-12-21 Robert Paige, actor (Son of Dracula, Pardon My Sarong), dies
  • 1988-01-03 William Cagney, actor (Torrid Zone), dies of a heart attack at 82
  • 1988-01-06 Brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46
  • 1988-01-07 Trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71
  • 1988-01-07 Michel Auclair, French actor (b. 1922)
  • 1988-01-19 Ballard Berkeley, actor (East meets West), dies at 83
  • 1988-01-21 Abraham Sofaer, actor (Naked Jungle, Elephant Walk), dies
  • 1988-01-22 Parker Fennelly, actor (Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm), dies at 96
  • 1988-02-06 Lee Goodman, actor (Imitation of Life), dies of TB at 64
  • 1988-02-08 Allan Cuthbertson, actor (Running Man, 7th Dawn), dies at 67
  • 1988-03-01 Jean Le Poulain, actor (Divine), dies at 63
  • 1988-03-07 Robert Livingston, actor (The Lone Ranger), dies at 83 of emphysema
  • 1988-04-01 Jim Jordan, actor (Fibber McGee), dies from a blod clot at 91
  • 1988-04-05 Alf Kjellin, Swedish actor/director (Juggler), dies
  • 1988-04-11 Jeff Donnell, actor (Hoedown, 9 Girls), dies at 66 of a heart attack
  • 1988-04-27 David Scarboro, British actor (b. 1968)
  • 1988-04-29 Andrew Cruickshank, actor (Body in Library, Murder Most Foul), dies
  • 1988-05-01 Paolo Stoppa, actor (Garibaldi, Visit, Freedom Fighters), dies
  • 1988-05-05 George Rose, actor (Devil's Disciple, Hideaways), dies at 68
  • 1988-05-15 Andrew Duggan, actor (Jigsaw, Firehouse), dies of cancer at 64
  • 1988-05-27 Renato Salvatori, actor (Burn, Luna, 2 Women), dies
  • 1988-06-07 Vernon Washington, American actor (b. 1927)
  • 1988-06-08 Eli Mintz, actor (Boardwalk), dies
  • 1988-06-11 Nathan Cook, actor (White Night), dies of an allergic reaction at 38
  • 1988-06-16 Miguel Piñero, Puerto Rican playwright, actor, and co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. (b. 1946)
  • 1988-06-22 Bramwell Fletcher, actor (Mummy, Raffles, Svengali), dies at 84
  • 1988-06-22 Dennis Day, actor/tenor (Jack Benny Show), dies of ALS at 71
  • 1988-06-22 Ross Ford, actor (Reform School Girl, Jungle Patrol), dies
  • 1988-06-23 Dayton Lummis, actor (Moonfire, Flight that Disappeared), dies
  • 1988-06-28 Kurt Raab, writer/actor (Boarding School, Stationmaster's Wife), dies
  • 1988-07-03 Gabriel Dell, actor (Dead End Kids), dies of leukemia at 68
  • 1988-07-07 Jimmy Edwards, actor (Plank, Bottoms Up, Late Mr H), dies at 68
  • 1988-08-01 Trindad Silva, actor (Hill St Blues), dies at 38 in an auto accident
  • 1988-08-08 Alan Napier, actor (Alfred-Batman), dies at 85
  • 1988-08-08 Ramón Valdés, Mexican actor (b. 1923)
  • 1988-08-24 Leonard Frey, actor (Tattoo, Magic Christian), dies of AIDS at 49
  • 1988-08-27 Mario Montenegro, Filipino actor (b. 1928)
  • 1988-09-05 Gert Froebe, actor (Lover's Wood, Upper Hand), dies at 75
  • 1988-09-11 John Sylvester White, American actor (b. 1919)
  • 1988-09-14 Louis Quinn, actor (Unholy Rollers), dies at 73 of cancer
  • 1988-09-20 Roy Kinnear, actor (Casanova, Pirates, Scrooge, Help!), dies at 54
  • 1988-10-11 Morgan Farley, actor (Open Secret), dies of natural causes at 90
  • 1988-10-12 Ken Murray, actor (Bill & Coo, Crooner, Half-Marriage), dies at 85
  • 1988-10-25 Bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75
  • 1988-10-27 Charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73
  • 1988-10-30 John Houseman, actor (Paper Chase), dies at 86
  • 1988-10-31 John Houseman, actor (The Paper Chase, Rollerball, The Fog), dies of spinal cancer at 86
  • 1988-11-09 Billy Curtis, 4'2" actor (Terror of Tiny Town), dies at 79
  • 1988-11-27 John Carradine, actor (Ten Commandments), dies of kidney failure at 82
  • 1988-12-07 Christopher Connelly, actor (Liar's Moon, Hawmps), dies at 47
  • 1988-12-21 Bob Steele, [Robert Bradbury], American actor, dies after short illness at 60
  • 1988-12-26 John Loder, actor (Sabotage, Java Head), dies at 90
  • 1988-12-27 Fox Harris, actor (Alienator, Warlords, Sid & Nancy), dies
  • 1989-01-08 Kenneth McMillan, actor (Malone, Concrete Beat), dies of heart attack at 56
  • 1989-01-13 Joe Spinell, actor (Maniac, Star Crash, Strike Force), dies at 51
  • 1989-01-16 Romo Vincent, actor (Naked Jungle), dies
  • 1989-01-16 Trey Wilson, actor (Bull Durham, Twins, Raising Arizona), dies
  • 1989-01-27 Bayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor (b. 1918)
  • 1989-02-03 John Cassavetes, American actor (Rosemary's Baby) and director, dies at 59
  • 1989-02-11 George O'Hanlon, american actor and director (Bop Girl, Zamba), dies at 71
  • 1989-02-27 Joe Silver, actor (Rage, Rapid, Deathtrap, Shivers), dies at 66
  • 1989-03-06 Harry Andrews, actor (Equus, Helen of Troy, Hill), dies at 77
  • 1989-03-12 Maurice Evans, actor (Bewitched, MacBeth), dies at 87
  • 1989-03-17 Merritt Butrick, actor (Shy People, Wired to Kill), dies of AIDS at 29
  • 1989-03-18 William Challee, actor (Desperate, Moonchild), dies
  • 1989-03-21 Milton Frome, actor (Family Jewels), dies
  • 1989-03-29 Bernard Blier, actor (Les Miserables, Women & War), dies at 73
  • 1989-03-30 Dort Clark, actor (In Harm's Way), dies
  • 1989-04-03 Norman Woolard, actor (Guilty, Saul & David, Medeleine), dies at 79
  • 1989-04-12 Gerald Flood, British actor (b. 1927)
  • 1989-04-21 James Kirkwood, actor/writer (Devil's Holiday), dies at 64
  • 1989-04-25 George Coulouris, actor (Papillon, Runaway Bus), dies at 85
  • 1989-05-01 Douglass Watson, actor (Mac Cory-Another World), dies at 68
  • 1989-05-06 Guy Williams, actor (Zorro, Lost in Space)
  • 1989-05-09 Paul J Steenbergen, actor (Ciske de Rat), dies at 82
  • 1989-05-19 Robert Webber, actor (Alex-Moonlighting), dies of ALS at 64
  • 1989-05-20 Anton Diffring, actor (Zeppelin, Fahrenheit 451), dies at 70
  • 1989-05-27 Jack Starrett, director/actor (Chase, Nightwish, 1st Blood), dies
  • 1989-06-09 Rashid Behbudov, Azerbaijani singer and actor (b. 1915)
  • 1989-06-10 Richard Quine, director/actor (Babes on Broadway), dies at 68