Actors in History (Part 21)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 2001 - 2,100 of 6,987

  • 1923-03-24 Murray Hamilton, Washington NC, actor (Rich Man Poor Man)
  • 1923-04-01 Bobby Jordan, NY, actor (Bowery Champs, Kid Dynamite, Flying Wild)
  • 1923-04-04 Peter Vaughan, British actor (Porridge, Game of Thrones), born in Wem (d. 2016)
  • 1923-04-05 Michael V Gazzo, actor (Cookie, Fear City), born in Hillside, New Jersey
  • 1923-04-08 Edward Mulhare, Cork Ireland, actor (Daniel Gregg-Ghost & Mrs Muir)
  • 1923-04-10 Floyd M Simmons, actor/decathlete (Olympic-bronze-1948, 52)
  • 1923-04-13 Don Adams, American actor and comedian (Get Smart), born in New York City (d. 2005)
  • 1923-04-22 Hugh Lloyd, actor (Punch & Judy Man, Dunroamin' Rising)
  • 1923-04-30 Al Lewis [Alexander Meister ], American actor (Grandpa in "The Munsters"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1923-05-05 Godfrey Quigley, actor (Barry Lyndon, Educating Rita, Rooney)
  • 1923-05-06 Vladimir Etush, Russian actor
  • 1923-05-15 Johnny Walker, Indian actor (d. 2003)
  • 1923-05-18 Liam Sullivan, Jacksonville Ill, actor (Mapoy-Monroes)
  • 1923-05-26 Horst Tapper, German director/actor (Derrick)
  • 1923-05-26 James Arness, actor (Matt Dillon-Gunsmoke, Thing), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1923-05-26 Roy Dotrice, Guernsey Channel Island, actor (Wizard)
  • 1923-05-30 Jimmy Lydon, Harrington Pk NJ, actor (Richard-Love That Jill)
  • 1923-06-15 Erland Josephson, actor/dramatist (Utflykt), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1923-06-21 John Compton, Lynchburg Tn, actor (Shannon-D.A.'s Man)
  • 1923-07-14 Dale Robertson, Harrah Ok, actor (Death Valley Days, Walter-Dynasty)
  • 1923-07-29 Gordon Mitchell, American actor (d. 2003)
  • 1923-08-01 Paul Lambert, actor (Tom-Executive Suite), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1923-08-06 Jackie Kelk, actor (Homer-Aldrich Family), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1923-08-20 Jim Reeves, US country singer/actor (Gun Fury, Kimberley Jim), born in Panola County, Texas (d. 1864)
  • 1923-08-29 Richard Attenborough, Cambridge, English actor/director (Gandhi, Young Winston)
  • 1923-09-03 Terry Wilson, California, actor (Bill-Wagon Train)
  • 1923-09-07 Peter Lawford, actor (Mrs Miniver, Thin Man), born in London, England
  • 1923-09-08 Francois Chaumette, actor (They Never Slept, Christine)

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1923-09-09 Cliff Robertson, American actor (Charly) and spokesman for AT&T, born in La Jolla, California (d. 2011)

  • 1923-09-11 Alan Badel, actor (Shogun), born in Manchester, England
  • 1923-09-26 Dev Anand, Indian actor and film producer
  • 1923-09-28 William Windom, American actor (Farmer's Daughter, Murder She Wrote), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)

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1923-10-04 Charlton Heston, actor (10 Commandments, Ben-Hur, Planet of Apes), (d. 2008), born in Illinois (d. 2008)

  • 1923-10-09 Donald Sinden, English actor (Doctor at Large, Mogambo, Simba), born in St Budeaux, Plymouth, (d. 2014)
  • 1923-10-10 Nicholas Parsons, English actor
  • 1923-10-13 Cyril Shaps, English actor (d. 2003)
  • 1923-10-20 Herschel Bernardi, actor (Arnie, Voice of Charlie the Tuna, Front)
  • 1923-10-23 Frank Sutton, Clarksville Tenn, actor (Sgt Carter-Gomer Pyle USMC)
  • 1923-10-25 Jean Duceppe, Quebec actor (d. 1990)
  • 1923-10-27 Ned Wertimer, actor (The Jeffersons), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • 1923-11-15 Peter Hammond, actor (Buccaneers), born in London, England
  • 1923-12-07 Ted Knight, Terryville, Connecticut, American actor (Mary Tyler Moore, Too Close for Comfort)
  • 1923-12-10 Harold Gould, Schenectady NY, actor (He & She, Martin-Rhoda, Big Bus)
  • 1923-12-14 Sully Boyar, American actor (Car Wash), born in NYC, New York
  • 1923-12-19 Gordon Jackson, Scottish actor (d. 1990)
  • 1923-12-22 Heinz Bernard Lowenstein, actor/director
  • 1923-12-28 Andrew Duggan, actor (Secret War of Harry Frigg, Winds of War)
  • 1924-01-01 Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet
  • 1924-01-08 Ron Moody, actor (12 Chairs, Oliver!), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • 1924-01-14 Guy Williams, American actor (Zorro, Lost in Space), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1924-01-19 Nicholas Colasanto, actor (Coach Ernie-Cheers), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1924-01-24 Marvin Kaplan, actor (Top Cat, Henry-Alice), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1924-01-27 Brian Rix [Lord Rix], English actor, born in Cottingham, Yorkshire (d. 2016)
  • 1924-01-27 Sabu, [Dastagir], India, actor (Elephant Boy, Drum)

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1924-02-19 Lee Marvin, American actor (Paint Your Wagon, Cat Ballou), born in NYC, New York

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  • 1924-03-08 Sean McClory, actor (Jack-Californians, My Chauffeur), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1924-03-15 Walter Gotell, German actor (d. 1997)
  • 1924-03-20 Jozef Kroner, Slovak actor (d. 1998)
  • 1924-03-24 Norman Fell, actor (Mr Roper-3's Company, The End, Graduate), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1924-03-25 Machiko Kyo, actor (Gate of Hell, Rashomon, Ugetsu), born in Osaka, Japan
  • 1924-03-27 Harold Nicholas, US actor (Tap, 5 Heartbeats, Stormy Weather)
  • 1924-03-28 Freddie Bartholomew, England, actor (Anna Karenina, David Copperfield)
  • 1924-04-01 Miodrag Petrović, Serbian actor (d. 2003)

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1924-04-03 Marlon Brando, actor (On the Waterfront, The Godfather), born in Omaha, Nebraska

  • 1924-04-16 Geoffrey Johnson Smith, actor (Norman Loves Rose, Drinking Games)
  • 1924-04-24 Marilyn Erskine, actor (Fran-Tom Ewell Show), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1924-04-24 Ruth Kobart, American actor and singer (d. 2002)
  • 1924-04-26 Russell Nype, Zion Ill, singer/actor (Burton Farley-Dorothy)
  • 1924-04-28 Donatas Banionis, Lithuanian actor
  • 1924-05-02 Theodore Bikel, Austrian/US folk singer/actor (Russians Are Coming), born in Vienna (d.2015)
  • 1924-05-04 Peter Aldersley, actor/disc jockey
  • 1924-06-04 Dennis Weaver, Joplin Mo, actor (Chester-Gunsmoke, Duel, Battered)
  • 1924-06-08 Sheldon Allman, actor (Norm-Harris Against the World), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1924-06-09 Tony Britton, actor (Day of Jackal, Girl in my Soup), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1924-06-13 Percy Rodrigues, actor (Brainwaves), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1924-07-19 Pat Hingle [Martin Patterson], American actor (Splendor in the Grass, Batman Returns), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1924-07-21 Don Knotts, Morgantown WV, actor (Amdy Griffth Show, 3's Company)
  • 1924-07-29 Robert Horton, actor (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1924-07-29 Lloyd Bochner, Canadian actor (d. 2005)
  • 1924-08-01 Jeffrey Segal, actor/playwright (Vanity Fair, Rest in Pieces)
  • 1924-08-02 Carroll O'Connor, American actor (All in the Family, In the Heat of the Night), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1924-08-19 William Marshall, actor (Blacula, Something of Value), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1924-08-21 Jack Weston [Weinstein], American actor, (4 Seasons, Rad), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1996) date uncertain
  • 1924-08-22 James Kirkwood, actor/writer (Hired Wife), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1924-09-12 Jean Le Poulain, Marseille, France, actor (Divine)
  • 1924-09-13 Norman Alden, actor (Pilaski-Hennesey, Al-Fay), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2012)
  • 1924-09-13 Scott Brady, American actor (China Syndrome, Gremlins, Johnny Guitar), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1924-09-22 Sieto Hoving, actor (Holiday in Havana, Palm Beach Story)
  • 1924-09-28 Marcello Mastroianni, Italian actor (d. 1996)
  • 1924-09-30 Charles Quinlivan, actor (7 Guns to Mesa), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1924-10-05 Bill Dana, Quincy Mass, comedian/actor (Jose Jimenez)
  • 1924-10-14 Robert Webber, Santa Ana California, actor (79 Park Avenue)
  • 1924-10-15 Nigel Green, South Africa, actor (Skull, Tobruk, Ipcress File)
  • 1924-10-15 Mark Lenard, American actor (Mr Spock's dad Sarek-Star Trek), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1924-10-25 Billy Barty, Millsboro Pa, 3'9" actor (Under the Rainbow, Foul Play)
  • 1924-10-27 Michel Galabru, Safi Morocco, actor (Judge & the Assassin)
  • 1924-11-08 Joe Flynn, actor (McHale's Navy), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1924-11-10 Russell Johnson, actor (the professor in Gilligan's Island), born in Ashley, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • 1924-11-17 Lucas J "Luc" Lutz, Dutch actor/director (Hague Comedy)
  • 1924-11-19 William Russell, British actor

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 2001 - 2,100 of 3,174

  • 1992-09-01 Morris Carnovsky, US actor (Dead Reckoning), dies at 94
  • 1992-09-04 John van Dreelen, [Jacques T van Drielen Gimberg], actor (Topaz), dies
  • 1992-09-05 Irving Allen Lee, actor (Newspaper Boys), dies of AIDS at 43
  • 1992-09-11 Frank Singuineau, actor (Firepower, Pressure, Mummy), dies

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1992-09-12 Anthony Perkins, actor (Psycho), dies from AIDs at 60

  • 1992-09-12 Ed Peck, actor (Zoot Suit, Bullitt), dies of heart attack at 75
  • 1992-09-14 David Jones, actor, commits suicide (had terminal cancer) at 76
  • 1992-09-17 Feodor Chaliapin Jr, actor (King's Whore), dies after illness at 87
  • 1992-09-21 Billy Williams, actor (Adv of Kit Carson), dies at 76 of brain tumor
  • 1992-09-23 Martin Arsenault, actor (Guilty by Suspicion), dies of an ulcer
  • 1992-09-27 Keith Prentice, US actor (Boys in the Band), dies of cancer at 52
  • 1992-09-27 Ray Gill, actor (Prelude to a Kiss), dies of AIDS at 42
  • 1992-09-29 Paul Jabara, singer/actor (Last Dance), dies of AIDS at 44
  • 1992-10-01 Harry Milton Ray, singer/actor (Avanti!), dies of stroke at 45
  • 1992-10-06 Denholm Elliott, English actor (Raiders of Lost Ark), dies at 70
  • 1992-10-10 James Seay, actor (Amazing Colossal Man), dies at 78
  • 1992-10-12 Alexander Pola, [Abraham Polak], actor/writer (Farce Major), dies
  • 1992-10-12 John Hancock, American actor (LA Law, Love & War), dies of a heart attack at 51
  • 1992-10-22 Cleavon Little, American actor (Blazing Saddles), dies of colon cancer at 53
  • 1992-10-26 Laurel Cronin, actor (Beethoven, Housesitter), dies of cancer at 53
  • 1992-11-03 John H Davis, actor (Our Gang), dies of respiratory failure at 78
  • 1992-11-07 Jack Kelly, US actor (Maverick, Vega$), dies following a stroke at 65
  • 1992-11-10 Chuck Connors, US NBA/baseballer/actor (Boston Celtics), dies at 71
  • 1992-11-12 Charles "Honi" Coles, American actor and tap dancer (Tito Suarez-Dirty Dancing), dies of cancer at 81
  • 1992-11-12 David Oliver, actor (Perry Hutchins-Another World), dies of AIDS at 30
  • 1992-11-22 Gene O'Donnell, actor (Ape, Miracle Kid), dies of lung cancer at 81
  • 1992-11-22 Sterling Holloway, US actor (Golddiggers of 1933, Batman), dies at 87
  • 1992-11-26 Stephen Burks, actor (Kiss of a Killer), dies at 36
  • 1992-11-28 Bill Kearns, US actor (Playtime), dies of lung cancer at 69
  • 1992-11-29 Robert F Simon, US actor (Operation Petticoat, M*A*S*H), dies at 83
  • 1992-11-29 Robert Shayne, US actor (Tora! Tora! Tora!), dies of cancer at 92
  • 1992-12-03 Harry Ellerbe, actor (House of Usher, Magnetic Monster), dies at 91
  • 1992-12-03 Luis Alcoriza, actor/writer/director (Tiburoneros), dies of emphysema
  • 1992-12-06 Hank Worden, actor (Red River), dies of natural causes at 91
  • 1992-12-06 Percy Herbert, actor (Capt Apache), dies of heart attack at 72
  • 1992-12-07 Vincent Gardenia, actor (Moonstruck, LA Law), dies at 71
  • 1992-12-09 Vincent Gardenia, actor (All in the Family, LA Law), dies at 71
  • 1992-12-11 Michael Robbins, actor (Lunch Hour, On the Buses), dies at 62
  • 1992-12-17 Dana Andrews, American actor (Battle of the Bulge, Laura), dies of pneumonia at 83
  • 1993-01-04 Joe Keenan, actor (Conviction of Kitty Dodd), dies of cancer at 69
  • 1993-01-05 Ronnie Welsh, actor (Patterns), dies of brain cancer at 52
  • 1993-01-07 Richard Branda, actor (2 Minute Warning), dies of colon cancer at 57
  • 1993-01-16 Glenn Corbett, US actor (Shenandoah, Chisum, Midway), dies at 63
  • 1993-01-19 William LeMassena, actor (All that Jazz), dies of lung cancer at 76
  • 1993-01-20 Joseph Anthony [Deuster], US director/actor (Rainmaker), dies at 80
  • 1993-01-28 John Steadman, actor (Gator, Fade to Black), dies of lung ailment 83
  • 1993-02-16 Donald Phelps, American actor (Ghost Ship) dies of AIDS at 61
  • 1993-02-18 Michael David Morrison, actor (Caleb-As the World Turns), dies at 33
  • 1993-02-19 Michael Morrison, actor (Caleb-As the World Turns), dies at 33
  • 1993-02-23 Edwin Louis Battle, actor (Almost Blue, Chase), dies of stroke at 33
  • 1993-02-25 Eddie Constantine, actor (Alphaville, License to Kill), dies at 75
  • 1993-02-27 Jose Duval, actor (Juan Valdez), dies at 72
  • 1993-03-01 Terry Frost, actor (Waterfront, Dead Man's Trail), dies at 86
  • 1993-03-03 Cyril Collard, French composer/dir/actor (A Nos Amours), dies at 35
  • 1993-03-07 Earl Wrightson, singer/actor (Pinafore), dies of heart failure at 77
  • 1993-03-09 Ad van Gessel, Dutch actor (Everything For Our Soldiers), dies
  • 1993-03-15 Dennis Gregory, actor (Village of the Damn), dies of pneumonia at 40
  • 1993-03-16 Chishu Ryu, Japanese actor (Autumn Afternoon), dies of cancer at 86
  • 1993-03-16 Don Randolph, actor (Harem Girl), dies of pneumonia at 87
  • 1993-03-17 Skip Young, actor (Smokey & Hotwire Gang), dies at 62
  • 1993-03-24 Taylor Reed, actor (Easy Money), dies of heart attack at 60
  • 1993-03-30 Jeremy Siegrist, actor (Adv of Darly & Samy), dies hiking at 20
  • 1993-03-31 Brandon Lee, American actor (The Crow) and son of Bruce Lee, accidentally shot while filming at 28
  • 1993-04-01 Wayne Mack, sportscaster/actor (Storyville), dies of cancer at 68
  • 1993-04-07 Max Croiset, Dutch actor/dramatist/director (Zeekant), dies at 80
  • 1993-04-20 Cantinflas, [Mario Moreno], Mexican actor (Pepe), dies at 81
  • 1993-04-29 Michael Gordon, actor/director (Pillow Talk), dies at 83
  • 1993-05-13 Joaquin Garcia [Vargas] "Borolas", Mexican comedian and actor (Santa Sangre), dies at 71
  • 1993-05-21 John Holland, actor (They Saved Hitler's Brain), dies at 65
  • 1993-05-23 James Millhollin, actor (Anston Foster-Grindl), dies at 77
  • 1993-05-25 Dan Seymour, actor (Bombs over Burma, Intrigue, Watusi), dies at 78
  • 1993-05-26 Marvin Young, producer/child actor (Player), dies at 90
  • 1993-05-31 John Granger, actor (Advise & Consent), dies at 69
  • 1993-06-10 Richard Webb, actor (Captain Midnight), shoots himself at 77
  • 1993-06-11 Ray Sharkey, actor (Wiseguy, No Mercy, Body Rock), dies of AIDs at 40
  • 1993-06-21 Jerry Strivelli, actor (Out for Justice, Lock Up), dies at 61
  • 1993-06-30 George "Spanky" McFarland, child actor (Our Gang), dies at age 65
  • 1993-07-02 Fred Gwynne, actor (Herman-Munsters), dies of pancreatic cancer at 66
  • 1993-07-04 Charles Crain, actor, dies in Hollywood at 83
  • 1993-07-09 Will Rogers Jr, (Rep-D)/actor (Boy from Okla), commits suicide at 81
  • 1993-07-14 Robert Strong, American actor, dies at 87
  • 1993-07-15 David Brian, US actor (Damned Don't Cry, Fort Worth), dies at 78
  • 1993-07-28 Herbert Joeks, [van Hugten], Dutch actor (Pipo the Clown), dies at 77
  • 1993-08-03 James Donald, actor (In Which We Serve, Way Ahead), dies at 76
  • 1993-08-04 Bernard Barrow, actor (Louie-Loving, Johnny-Ryan's Hope), dies
  • 1993-08-08 Harry Bellaver, actor (Blue Collar, The Old Man & the Sea), dies at 88
  • 1993-08-08 Roy London, US actor/director (Tiger Warsaw), dies of lymphoma at 50
  • 1993-08-12 Jerome Thor, actor (Riot in Juvenile Prison), dies of cardiac at 69
  • 1993-08-16 Stewart Granger, English actor (Prisoner of Zenda, King Solomon's Mines), dies of cancer at 80
  • 1993-08-16 Tom Fuccella, actor (Paul-One Life to Live), dies of AIDs at 56
  • 1993-08-23 Charles Scorsese, actor (Cape Fear, Goodfellas, Wise Guys), dies at 80
  • 1993-08-27 Bob Verstraete, Dutch actor/screenwriter/director (Alicia), dies at 71
  • 1993-08-29 Dorian Corey, actor (Paris is Burning), dies of AIDs at 56
  • 1993-08-30 Richard Jordan, US actor (Hunt for Red October, Posse), dies at 55
  • 1993-09-02 Eric Berry, English/US actor (Pippin, 49th Parallel), dies at 80
  • 1993-09-03 Leon Liebgold, Pol/US actor/chairman (Hebrew Actors Union), dies at 83
  • 1993-09-04 Herve Villechaize, actor (Fantasy Island), shoots self to death at 50
  • 1993-09-05 Willem Wagter, actor (Ghetto, Medic Center West), dies at 60
  • 1993-09-12 Charles Lamont, actor/director (Abbott & Costello movies), dies at 95
  • 1993-09-12 Harold Innocent, actor (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves), dies at 60