Actors in History (Part 23)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 2201 - 2,300 of 6,994

  • 1926-01-21 Steve Reeves, Glasgow Montana, actor (Hercules, Hercules Unchained)
  • 1926-02-01 Stuart Whitman, actor (Capt Apache, Ransom, Cimarron Strip), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1926-02-06 Walker Edmiston, American actor (d. 2007)
  • 1926-02-11 Leslie Nielsen, Canadian actor (Forbidden Planet, Naked Gun)
  • 1926-02-18 Harry "Little" Caesar, blues singer/actor (City Heat, Homer & Eddie)
  • 1926-02-22 Kenneth Williams, English actor (d. 1988)
  • 1926-03-01 Cesare Danova, actor (Garrison's Gorillas), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1926-03-01 Robert Clary, actor (LeBeau-Hogan's Heroes), born in Paris, France
  • 1926-03-20 Ted Bessell, Flushing NY, actor (Don-That Girl, Frankie-Gomer Pyle)
  • 1926-03-30 Ray McAnally, Ireland, actor (My Left Foot, Empire State, Sicilian)
  • 1926-03-31 Sydney Chaplin, son of Charlie/actor (Adding Machine, Psycho Sisters)
  • 1926-04-01 Lyndon Brook, actor (Invasion, Reach for the Sky)
  • 1926-04-03 Andrew Keir, actor (Rob Roy, Absolution, Blood Hunt, Catholics)
  • 1926-04-18 Gunter Meisner, Germany, actor (Between Wars, Quiller Memorandum)
  • 1926-05-07 Val Bisoglio, American actor (Lt Marsh-Police Woman, Danny-Quincy ME), born in NYC, New York
  • 1926-05-11 Frank Thring, Australian actor (El Cid, Ben-Hur), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1926-05-17 Tenniel Evans, rev/actor (10 Rillington Place, My Brother's Keeper)
  • 1926-05-18 Dirch Passer, Danish actor (d. 1980)
  • 1926-05-20 David Hedison, actor (Colbys, Voyage to Bottom of Sea), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1926-05-21 Rick Jason, American actor (Day of the Wolves, Eagles Attack at Dawn), born in NYC, New York
  • 1926-05-24 Stanley Baxter, Scottish actor (Mr Majeika), born in Glasgow
  • 1926-05-25 Claude Akins, Nelson GA, actor (BJ & Bear, Movin' On, Lobo)
  • 1926-05-26 Dirch Passer, Danish actor
  • 1926-05-29 Charles Denner, Tarnow Poland, actor (And Now My Love)
  • 1926-06-01 Andy Griffith, Mount Airy NC, actor (Andy Griffith Show, Matlock), (d. 2012)
  • 1926-06-02 Milo O'Shea, actor (Barbarella, Romeo & Juliet), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1926-06-10 Lionel Jeffries, actor (Fanny, Prisoner of Zenda)
  • 1926-06-13 Paul Lynde, American comedian and actor (The Hollywood Squares, Uncle Arthur-Bewitched), born in Mt Vernon, Ohio (d. 1982)

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1926-06-28 Mel Brooks, American actor and director (Blazing Saddles, Spaceballs), born in New York City

Actor & Director Mel Brooks
Actor & Director
Mel Brooks
  • 1926-07-10 Carleton Carpenter, Bennington Vt, actor (Up Periscope, Summer Stock)
  • 1926-07-10 Fred Gwynne, American actor (Car 54 Where Are You, Munsters), born in NYC, New York
  • 1926-07-11 Patrick Wymark, Cleethorpes England, actor (Skull, Tomb of Ligeia)
  • 1926-07-14 Harry Dean Stanton, West Irvine KY, actor (Alien, Cool Hand Luke)
  • 1926-07-18 Bryan Johnson, English singer and actor, born in London (d. 1995)
  • 1926-07-18 Richard Pasco, English actor (Gorgon, Arch of Triumph)
  • 1926-07-21 Paul Burke, American actor (Thomas Crown Affair, Neal-Dynasty), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1926-07-21 Bill Pertwee, Amersham, England, actor (Dad's Army), (d. 2013)
  • 1926-07-26 James Best [Jewel Franklin Guy], American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard, Sounder), born in Powderly, Kentucky (d. 2015)
  • 1926-08-06 Frank Finlay, English actor (Robbery, Lifeforce), born in Farnworth Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • 1926-08-08 Richard Anderson, Long Beach NJ, actor (Oscar Goldman-6 Million $ Man)
  • 1926-08-12 John Derek, actor/director (10, Annapolis Story), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1926-08-17 Jean Poiret, French actor/writer (Le Dernier Metro)
  • 1926-09-11 Lee Richardson, actor (Sweet Lorraine, Fly 2, Tiger Warsaw), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1926-09-16 Tommy "Butch" Bond, actor (Butch-Our Gang)
  • 1926-09-17 Reginald Marsh, actor (Sicilians, It Happened Here)
  • 1926-09-19 James Lipton, American actor, writer and host of Inside the Actors Studio
  • 1926-09-25 Aldo Ray, Pen Argyl PA, actor (God's Little Acre, Green Beret)
  • 1926-09-25 John Ericson, Dusseldorf Germany, actor (Sam Bolt-Honey West)
  • 1926-10-10 Richard Jaeckel, NY, actor (3:10 to Yuma, Sands of Iwo Jima)
  • 1926-10-11 Earle Hyman, NC, actor (Russell-Cosby, Coriolanus)
  • 1926-10-14 Willy Alberti, [Carel Verbrugge], singer/actor (Riffin in Amsterdam)
  • 1926-10-18 Klaus Kinski, [Nikolas Naksynski], Poland, actor (Little Drummer Girl)
  • 1926-10-21 Leonard Rossiter, actor (Britannia Hospital), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1926-10-25 Biff McGuire, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1926-11-11 Richard Tufeld, voice actor (Lost in Space), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1926-11-23 Don Gordon, actor (Prentiss-Lucan), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1926-11-24 Alfred "Fred" Benavente, director/actor (Farce Majeur)
  • 1926-11-25 Jeffrey Hunter, American actor (Star Trek Cage, The Searchers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1926-11-30 Richard Crenna, actor (Rambo, Summer Rental, Sand Pebbles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1926-12-01 Keith Michell, actor and theatre director (6 Wives of Henry VIII), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 2015)
  • 1926-12-01 Robert Symonds, Bristow Oklahoma, actor (Robert E. Lee-Blue & Gray)
  • 1926-12-06 Martti Katajisto, Parkano Finland, actor (Mar Oksalla Ylimmaellae)
  • 1926-12-10 Harry Fowler, Lambeth, London, actor (Great: Isambard Kingdom Brunel), (d. 2012)
  • 1926-12-21 Pedro Gonzales-Gonzalez, actor (Rio Bravo), born in Aguilares Texas
  • 1926-12-27 Jerome Courtland, actor (Tonka, Tharus), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1927-01-10 Lee Philips, American actor (Ellery Queen), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1927-01-25 Gregg Palmer, actor (Scream, To Hell & Back), born in San Francisco
  • 1927-01-26 William Redfield, American actor (Jimmy Hughes Rookie Cop, Marriage), born in NYC, New York
  • 1927-01-27 Michael Craig, Poona India, actor (Escape 2000, Vault of Horror)
  • 1927-02-05 Robert Brown, Herbrides Is, actor (Here Come the Brides, Primus)
  • 1927-02-05 Val Dufour, actor (Eugenie Grandet, Another World), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1927-02-08 Stanley Baker, Ferndale Wales, actor (Concrete Jungle, Zorro, Zulu)
  • 1927-02-15 Harvey Korman, American actor (Carol Burnett Show, Blazing Saddles), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)
  • 1927-02-18 Tabe Bas, actor/opera vocalist (Leiser Wolf in Anatevka)

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1927-02-20 Sidney Poitier, 1st African American actor to win an Oscar for Best Actor ('Lillies in the Field' - 1963), born in Miami, Florida

  • 1927-02-22 Donald May, actor (Adam-Edge of Night, Colt .45), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1927-02-25 Dick Jones, American actor (Buffalo Bill Jr), born in Snyder Texas, (d. 2014)
  • 1927-02-27 Guy Mitchell [Albert George Cernik], American singer and actor (Red Garters, 3 Redheads from Seattle), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1999)
  • 1927-03-04 Thayer David, MA, actor (Eiger Sanction, Rocky, Nero Wolfe, Savages)
  • 1927-03-05 Jack Cassidy, Richmond Hill VA, actor (Oscar/Jetman-He & She)
  • 1927-03-16 Karlheinz Boehm, Austrian actor (Face of Fear, Peeping Tom, Unnatural), born in Darmstadt, (d. 2014)
  • 1927-03-17 Patrick Allen, Malawi, actor (Roman Holiday, Dial "M" for Murder)
  • 1927-03-31 William Daniels, American actor (Dr Mark Craig-St Elsewhere, 1776), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1927-04-13 Maurice Ronet, Nice France, actor (Frantic, Sphinz, Circle of Love)
  • 1927-04-16 Peter Mark Richman, actor (Andrew-Dynasty), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1927-04-21 Gerald Flood, British actor (d. 1989)
  • 1927-05-02 Ray Barrett, Australian actor
  • 1927-05-04 Terry (Owen John) Scott, Watford UK, English actor and comedian (Carry On Films)
  • 1927-05-06 Ettore Manni, actor (Fatal Desire, Heroes in Hell), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1927-05-22 Michael Constantine, Penn, actor (Room 222, Don't Drink the Water)
  • 1927-05-26 Jacques Bergerac, France, actor (Gigi, Les Girls, Thunder in Sun)
  • 1927-05-30 Clint Walker, Hartford Ill, actor (Kodiak, Cheyenne, Dirty Dozen)
  • 1927-06-04 Geoffrey Palmer, British actor (Smacks & Thistle)
  • 1927-06-18 Paul Eddington, actor (Devil Rides Out, Devil's Bride)
  • 1927-06-27 Peter Bayliss, Thames England, actor (From Russia With Love)
  • 1927-06-27 Robert Casey, actor (Henry-Aldrich Family Show), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1927-06-30 Harvey Vernon, actor (Jasper-Carter Country), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1927-07-02 Brock Peters, actor/singer (Carmen Jones, To Kill a Mockingbird), born in NYC, New York
  • 1927-07-09 Ed Ames, Malden Mass, actor (Mingo-Daniel Boone)
  • 1927-07-10 William Smithers, actor (Witness, Peyton Place, Attack!), born in Richmond, Virginia

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 2201 - 2,300 of 3,175

  • 1994-07-26 Terry (Owen John) Scott, English actor and comedian (Carry On Films) aged 67
  • 1994-08-03 Innokenti Smoktunovski, Russian actor (Hamlet), dies at 69
  • 1994-08-07 Robert Hutton, [Winne], US actor (Rocket), dies at 74
  • 1994-08-07 Larry Martyn, comedy actor (b. 1934)
  • 1994-08-11 Mark "Red" Mitchell, American actor (JFK, 8 Seconds, Want to Live), dies at 33

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1994-08-11 Peter Cushing, actor (Star Wars, Dr Who), dies of cancer at 81

  • 1994-08-16 John Doucette, actor (Fighting Mad, Gang War), dies of cancer at 73
  • 1994-08-22 Leo Lerman, actor/manager/critic (Dance Magazine), dies at 80
  • 1994-08-26 Tariq Yunus, actor (Bollywood, Ashanti, Deceivers), dies at 54
  • 1994-09-02 Roy Castle, English dancer, actor and tv presenter (Dr Who & the Daleks), dies of lung cancer at 62
  • 1994-09-03 James Aubrey, actor (Riders of the Storm), dies of heart attack at 75
  • 1994-09-07 Dennis Morgan, [Stanley], US actor (21 Beacon Street), dies at 85
  • 1994-09-07 Godfrey Quigley, actor (Barry Lyndon, Educating Rita), dies at 71
  • 1994-09-09 Patrick O'Neal, US actor (King Rat, Night of the Iguana), dies at 66
  • 1994-09-11 William Obanheim, actor (Officer Obie-Alice's Restaurant), dies at 69
  • 1994-09-12 Tom Ewell, [S Yewell Tompkins], US actor (7 Year Itch), dies at 85
  • 1994-09-16 Jack Dodson, actor (Howard Sprague - "The Andy Griffith Show"), dies at 63
  • 1994-10-03 Dub Taylor, actor (Poor Pretty Eddie), dies of a heart attack at 87
  • 1994-10-03 V, comedian/actor, dies at 48
  • 1994-10-03 Walter C "Dub" Taylor II, US actor (You Can't Take it All), dies at 86
  • 1994-10-04 Heinz Rohmann, German actor/dir (Brave Soldier Schwejk), dies at 92
  • 1994-10-07 Paul Swift, US actor (Egg Man in Pink Flamingo), dies of AIDS at 60
  • 1994-10-15 Wilhelmus HL "Willem" Tollenaar, actor/director (Elkerlyc), dies at 82

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1994-10-20 Burt Lancaster, actor (Elmer Gantry), dies of heart attack at 80

  • 1994-10-20 Eberhard Feik, German actor (Tatort), dies at 50
  • 1994-10-20 Sergei F Bondartsjoek, actor/director (Waterloo), dies at 74
  • 1994-10-23 Robert Lansing, actor (Blade Runner, Equalizer), dies of cancer at 66
  • 1994-10-24 Raul Julia, actor (Addams Family), dies of stroke at 54
  • 1994-10-26 Rudi van Vlaenderen, Flemish actor/dir/poet (Thyestes), dies at 64
  • 1994-11-02 Noah Beery Jr, US actor (Gung Ho!, Heaven With a Gun), dies at 81
  • 1994-11-03 Dennis C Ott, US actor (Star Trek 3/4), dies of AIDs
  • 1994-11-04 Jan Wegter, actor (Pastorale 1943), dies at 64
  • 1994-11-09 Ralph Champion Shotter Michael, actor, dies at 87
  • 1994-11-11 Ernest Clark, actor (Pope Must Die, Gandhi), dies at 82
  • 1994-11-14 Jake Dengel, US actor (Ragtime, Ironweed), dies at 61
  • 1994-11-14 Tom Villard, American actor (b. 1953)
  • 1994-11-16 John Boylan, US actor (Twin Peaks, Sleepless in Seattle), dies at 82
  • 1994-11-18 Cab[ell] Calloway, US band leader/actor (Missourians), dies at 86
  • 1994-11-19 Dedrick Gobert, US actor (Boyz 'n the Hood), shot to death at 22
  • 1994-11-26 Joey Stefano, American actor (b. 1968)
  • 1994-11-30 Lionel Stander, US blacklisted actor (Hart to Hart), dies at 86
  • 1994-12-01 Lionel Stander, actor (Max-Hart to Hart), dies at 86
  • 1994-12-06 Alan Owen, English screenplay/actor (Hard Day's Night), dies at 69
  • 1994-12-13 Norman Beaton, actor (Eureka, Black Joy, Mighty Quinn), dies at 60
  • 1994-12-18 Heinz Bernard Lowenstein, actor/director, dies at 71
  • 1994-12-23 Sebastian Lewis Shaw, actor (High Season, Ace of Spades), dies at 89
  • 1994-12-24 Rossano Brazzi, It resistance fight/actor (Final Justice), dies at 78
  • 1994-12-26 Robert Emhardt, actor (Mac Cory-Another World), dies at 80
  • 1994-12-29 Frank Thring, Australian actor (El Cid, Ben-Hur), dies at 68
  • 1994-12-31 Leo Fuchs, Polish/US Yiddish actor (Story of Ruth), dies at 83

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1994-12-31 Woody Strode, African American football player and actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante, Scream), dies of lung cancer at 80

Actor and Sportsman Woody Strode
Actor and Sportsman
Woody Strode
  • 1995-01-09 Peter Cook, English comic/actor (Peter n' Dud, Bedazzled), dies at 57
  • 1995-01-25 William Sylvester, actor (2001, Devil Doll, Blind Corner), dies at 72
  • 1995-01-31 George Abbott, playwright/actor/producer (Damn Yankees), dies at 105
  • 1995-02-02 Donald Pleasance, English actor (Halloween), dies at 75
  • 1995-02-05 Doug Mcclure, US rodeo rider/actor (Trampas-Virginian), dies at 59
  • 1995-02-09 David Wayne, [Wayne Mcmeekan], US actor (Dallas), dies at 81
  • 1995-02-14 Michael Vincent Gazzo, US actor/playwright (The Godfather Part II), dies at 71
  • 1995-02-22 Ed Flanders, actor (Dr Westphall-St Elsewhere), commits suicide at 60
  • 1995-03-05 Ed Flanders, actor (Dr Westphal-St Elsewhere), dies
  • 1995-03-17 Rick Aviles, US comic/actor (Ghost), dies of AIDS
  • 1995-03-21 Robert Urquhart, actor (Dunkirk, Bulldog Breed), dies at 72
  • 1995-03-28 Hugh Edward R O'Connor, actor (In the Heat of the Night), ODs at 32
  • 1995-04-01 Sampson DeBrier, actor (Inauguration of Pleasure Dome), dies at 86
  • 1995-04-10 Joseph Anthony "Joe" Richards, singer/actor (Colo Ranger), dies at 44
  • 1995-04-14 Burl Ives, folk singer/actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), dies at 85
  • 1995-04-26 Alexander Knox, actor/writer (Gorky Park, Accident), dies at 88
  • 1995-05-02 Michael Hordern, English actor (b. 1911)
  • 1995-05-03 Michael Horden, actor (Fool, Green Man, Scoop), dies at 83
  • 1995-05-11 William John Phillips, actor (Nothing but a Man), dies at 80
  • 1995-05-15 Edouard Dermit, actor (Testament of Orpheus), dies at 69
  • 1995-05-15 Eric Richard Porter, actor (Crucible, Hennessy), dies at 67
  • 1995-05-18 Alexander Gudonov, Russian dancer/actor (Witness), dies at 45
  • 1995-05-18 Elisha Cook Jr, actor (Maltese Falcon, Shane), dies at 91
  • 1995-05-18 Robert Harris, actor (Werewolf of London), dies at 95
  • 1995-05-22 Robert Flemyng, actor (Kafka, Rebecca, Funny Face), dies at 83
  • 1995-06-07 Joseph Tomelty, actor/playwright (Bedevilled, Moby Dick), dies at 84
  • 1995-06-16 Jack Wagner, actor/voice (Disneyland, Walt Disney World), dies
  • 1995-06-18 Arthur John Howard, actor (Frieda, Last Holiday, Paradiso), dies at 85
  • 1995-07-02 Gail Gordon, actor (Our Miss Brooks, Lucy Show), dies of cancer at 89
  • 1995-07-09 Julian Graham Theodore Hough, actor (Deathwatch, Shout), dies at 47
  • 1995-07-26 Jaime de Mora y Aragon, actor/publicist (Last Judgement), dies at 70
  • 1995-08-11 Phil Harris, American actor/singer, dies of heart failure at 91
  • 1995-08-17 David Warrilow, actor (Simon, Radio Days, Barton Fink), dies at 60
  • 1995-08-18 James Ackley Maxwell, actor/director (Traitors, Otley), dies at 66
  • 1995-08-24 Gary Crosby, singer/actor (Operation Bikini, Mardi Gras), dies at 61
  • 1995-08-31 David Farrar, actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse, Watusi), dies at 87
  • 1995-09-04 John Megna, actor (To Kill a Mocking Bird), dies at 42
  • 1995-09-10 Charles Denner, actor (Mado, Stella, Z, Landru), dies at 69
  • 1995-09-12 Jeremy Brett, [Peter Huggins], English actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 61
  • 1995-09-14 Eiji Okada, actor (Traffic Jam, Yakuza, Ugly American), dies at 75
  • 1995-09-17 Grady Sutton, actor (Come Blow Your Horn, Flying Blind), dies at 87
  • 1995-09-28 Eddy Grove, American actor dies at 78
  • 1995-10-12 Gary Bond, actor (Outback, Zulu, Anne of Thousand Days), dies at 55
  • 1995-10-18 Bryan Johnson, singer/actor, dies at 69
  • 1995-10-20 Christopher Stone, actor (Dave-Dallas, Interns), dies at 53
  • 1995-10-25 David Healy, actor (Supergirl, Doomsday Gun, Patton), dies at 64
  • 1995-11-04 Paul Eddington, actor (Jim Hacker), dies at 68
  • 1995-11-13 Robert Stephens, actor (Chaplin, QB VII, Cleopatra), dies at 64
  • 1995-11-19 Bruce Trent, British singer and actor, dies at 83