Actors in History (Part 31)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 3001 - 3,100 of 6,987

  • 1937-09-01 Ron O'Neal, Utica NY, actor (Superfly)
  • 1937-09-02 Derek Fowlds, British actor
  • 1937-09-04 Mikk Mikiver, Estonian actor and director (d. 2006)
  • 1937-09-05 William Devane, actor (Family Plot, Missles of October), born in Albany, New York
  • 1937-09-06 Brigid Berlin, American actor
  • 1937-09-07 John Phillip Law, actor (Barbarella, Love Machine), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1937-09-07 Cüneyt Arkın, Turkish film actor
  • 1937-09-26 Joop Admiral, Dutch actor/director (You Are My Mother)
  • 1937-10-16 Tony Anthony, Clarksburg WV, actor (Treasure of 4 Crowns)
  • 1937-10-17 Paxton Whitehead, English actor ( Back to School), born in East Malling, Kent
  • 1937-10-19 Sean Garrison, American actor (Up Periscope, Splendor in the Grass), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937-11-05 Harris Yulin, American actor
  • 1937-11-06 Joe Warfield, American actor
  • 1937-11-10 Albert Hall, Boothton Alabama, actor (Trouble in Mind, Ryan's 4)
  • 1937-11-17 Peter Edward Cook, Torquay England, actor/comedian (Bedazzled)
  • 1937-12-01 Chuck Low, American actor
  • 1937-12-04 Max Baer Jr, actor (Jethro-Beverly Hillbillies), born in Oakland, California
  • 1937-12-08 James MacArthur, actor (Danny Williams-Hawaii 5-0), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1937-12-09 Darwin Joston, American actor (d. 1998)
  • 1937-12-13 Rob Houwer, Dutch director/producer/actor (OK, Professor Columbus)

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1937-12-31 Anthony Hopkins, Welsh actor (Elephant Man, QB VII, Magic, Bounty), born in Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales

  • 1938-01-01 Frank Langella, Bayonne, New Jersey, American actor (Dracula, Frost/Nixon)
  • 1938-01-02 John Considine, actor (Reginald Love-Another World)
  • 1938-01-06 Adriano Celentano, Italian singer and actor
  • 1938-01-09 Aad Kosto, Dutch theologist/actor/asst secretary of Justice
  • 1938-01-12 Lewis Fiander, Australian actor
  • 1938-01-13 Billy Gray, actor (Bud-Father Knows Best), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938-01-13 William B. Davis, Canadian actor
  • 1938-01-16 Michael Pataki, actor (Get Christie Love), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1938-01-20 William Berger, Austrian actor (d. 1993)
  • 1938-01-21 John Savident, British actor
  • 1938-02-01 Sherman Hemsley, actor (All in the Family, Jeffersons, Amen), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • 1938-02-02 Bo Hopkins, actor (Dynasty, Midnight Express), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • 1938-02-03 Victor Buono, SD California, actor (Man from Atlantis, Untouchables)
  • 1938-02-13 Oliver Reed, actor (Big Sleep), born in London, England
  • 1938-02-14 Lee Chamberlin, American actor (Once Upon a Family, Rupture Fatale), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938-02-16 Barry Primus, American actor (Sgt McKenna-Cagney & Lacey, Boxcar Bertha), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938-02-24 James Farentino, actor (The Final Countdown), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1938-02-26 Jack Knight, Somerville Miss, actor (Mr Shamley-James at 15)
  • 1938-03-05 Fred "Hammer" Williamson, NFLer (Chiefs)/actor (Julia), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1938-03-09 Charles Siebert, actor (One Day at A Time, Trapper John), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • 1938-03-18 Shashi Kapoor, Calcutta India, actor (Shalimar, Heat & Dust)
  • 1938-03-25 Hoyt Axton, actor (Black Stallion, Junkman, Rousters), born in Duncan, Oklahoma
  • 1938-03-31 Nathaniel Taylor, actor (Rollo-Sanford & Sons), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1938-04-01 John Quade, American actor
  • 1938-04-04 Michael Parks, American actor (Then Came Bronson), born in Corona California (d. 2017)
  • 1938-04-06 Roy Thinnes, actor (Invaders, Falcon Crest, Gen Hospital), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1938-04-30 Gary Collins, actor (6th Sense, Home Show), born in Venice, California (d. 2012)
  • 1938-05-05 Michael Murphy, actor (McCabe & Mrs Miller, Unmarried Woman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938-05-10 Jean Becker, French director, screenwriter and actor
  • 1938-05-13 Buck Taylor, actor (Monroes, Gunsmoke), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1938-05-17 Don Dolan, actor (Guy Lewis- General Hospital), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1938-05-17 Jason Bernard, actor (Judge-Liar Liar)
  • 1938-05-21 David Groh, American actor (Joe-Rhoda, Don-Another Day), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-05-22 Frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On)
  • 1938-05-22 Richard Benjamin, American director/actor (Goodbye Columbus, He & She), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938-05-24 Tommy Chong, Edmonton, Alberta, comedian/actor (Cheech & Chong)
  • 1938-06-12 Tom Oliver, Australian actor
  • 1938-06-18 Don "Sugarcane" Harris, rocker/actor (Soup for 1, Greeased Lightning)
  • 1938-06-19 Ian Smith, Australian actor
  • 1938-06-21 Ron Ely, Hereford, Texas, American actor (Tarzan, Doc Savage)
  • 1938-07-09 Brian Dennehy, Ct, actor (Check is in the Mail, F/X, Cocoon, Ants)
  • 1938-07-18 Britt Leach, Gadsen Ala, actor (Mickey-Spencer's Pilots)
  • 1938-07-22 Terence Stamp, English actor (The Collector, Billy Budd), born in London, England
  • 1938-07-23 Ronny Cox, Cloudcroft Mass, actor (St Elsewhere)
  • 1938-07-23 Götz George, German actor
  • 1938-08-03 George Memmoli, American actor (Earl-Hello Larry), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938-08-06 Paul Bartel, director/actor (Eating Raoul), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-08-06 Peter Bonerz, actor (Jerry-Bob Newhart Show, 9 to 5), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • 1938-08-09 Dick Anthony Williams, actor (Our Family Honor), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1938-08-23 Ronny Cox, actor/singer (Robocop, Dr John Gideon-St Elsewhere)
  • 1938-08-25 David Canary, actor (Bonanza, One Life to Live), born in Elwood, Indiana (d. 2015)
  • 1938-08-29 Elliott Gould, actor (M*A*S*H, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice), born in Queens, New York
  • 1938-09-04 Leonard Frey, American actor (Best of West, Mr Smith), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-09-17 Paul Benedict, Silver City NM, actor (Harry-Jeffersons)
  • 1938-09-23 Tom Lester, American actor
  • 1938-10-02 Rex Reed, movie critic/actor (Myra Breckinridge), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1938-10-02 Waheed Murad, Pakistani film actor and director (d. 1983)
  • 1938-10-07 Robert Drivas, Chi, actor (Cool Hand Luke, Illustrated Man) [or 11/21]
  • 1938-10-13 Jim McMullan, Long Beach NY, actor (Dr McDaniel-Ben Casey)
  • 1938-10-22 Christopher Lloyd, American actor (Taxi, Back to the Future), born in Stamford, Connecticut,
  • 1938-10-22 Derek Jacobi, actor (Lanner-Strauss Family, Dead Again), born in London, England
  • 1938-10-23 Jordan Christopher, actor (Secrets of Midland Heights), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1938-10-30 Ed Lauter, Long Beach, New York, American actor (The Artist, The Number 23), (d. 2013)
  • 1938-11-05 Chris Robinson, Fla, actor (Stanley, General Hospital, Another World)
  • 1938-11-11 John Reilly, actor (Sean-General Hospital, Dallas, Hamptons), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1938-11-21 Robert Drivas, [Choromokos], actor (Our Private World), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1938-11-23 Herbert Achternbusch, actor (Hedes, Mix Wix, Wohin), born in Munich. Germany
  • 1938-11-23 Esko Nikkari, Finnish actor
  • 1938-11-26 Rich Little, Ottawa Canada, impressionist/actor (Love on a Rooftop)
  • 1938-12-06 Patrick Bauchau, Belgian actor
  • 1938-12-14 Hal Williams, actor (Pvt Benjamin, 227, Sanford & Son), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1938-12-16 Michael Greer, actor (Bobby Gentry Show), born in Durham, North Carolina
  • 1938-12-18 Roger E. Mosley, American actor
  • 1938-12-21 Larry Bryggman, actor (Dr John Dixon-As the World Turns), born in Concord, California
  • 1938-12-28 Bruce Yarnell, actor (Outlaws), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938-12-28 Frank Kelly, Irish stage and screen actor (Father Ted), born in Dublin (d. 2016)

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1938-12-29 Jon Voight, American actor (Deliverance, Midnight Cowboy), born in Yonkers, New York

Actor Jon Voight
Actor
Jon Voight
  • 1939-01-10 Sal Mineo, American actor (Exodus, Rebel Without a Cause), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939-01-23 Sonny Chiba, Japanese actor and martial artist

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 3001 - 3,100 of 3,174

  • 2012-02-06 Peter Breck, American actor, dies at 82
  • 2012-02-07 Phil Bruns, American actor and writer, dies of natural causes at 80
  • 2012-02-12 David Kelly, Irish actor, dies at 82
  • 2012-03-03 Leonardo Cimino, American actor, dies from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 94
  • 2012-03-27 Warren Stevens, American actor, dies from lung disease at 92
  • 2012-03-28 Harry Crews, American writer/actor, dies from neuropathy at 76
  • 2012-05-06 George Lindsey, American actor, dies at 83
  • 2012-06-02 Richard Dawson, English-American actor, dies from esophageal cancer at 79
  • 2012-06-08 Frank Cady, American actor, dies at 96
  • 2012-06-18 Victor Spinetti, Welsh actor, dies from prostate cancer at 82
  • 2012-06-19 Richard Lynch, American actor, dies at 76 (body found on this date)
  • 2012-06-27 Don Grady [Agrati], American actor, dies from cancer at 68
  • 2012-07-02 Ben Davidson, American professional footballer and actor, dies from prostate cancer at 72
  • 2012-07-03 Andy Griffith, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 86

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2012-07-08 Ernest Borgnine, American actor (Ice station Zebra, Marty), dies from renal failure at 95

  • 2012-07-18 Rajesh Khanna, Indian actor, dies from kidney problems at 69
  • 2012-07-20 Simon Ward, English actor, dies at 70
  • 2012-07-24 Chad Everett, American actor, dies from lung cancer at 75
  • 2012-07-24 Sherman Hemsley, American Actor, dies from natural causes at 74
  • 2012-07-27 Norman Alden, American actor, dies from natural causes at 87
  • 2012-07-27 R G Armstrong, American actor and playwright, dies at 95
  • 2012-07-27 Geoffrey Hughes, British actor, dies from prostate cancer at 68
  • 2012-08-10 Al Freeman Jr, American actor, dies at 78
  • 2012-08-14 Ron Palillo, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 63
  • 2012-08-16 William Windom, American actor, dies from heart failure at 88
  • 2012-09-03 Michael Clarke Duncan, American actor (The Green Mile), dies from respiratory failure at 54
  • 2012-09-10 Lance LeGault, American actor, dies at 75
  • 2012-09-16 John Ingle, American actor, dies from cancer at 84
  • 2012-09-26 Johnny Lewis, American actor, dies from injuries from a fall at 28
  • 2012-09-30 Turhan Bey, Austrian born actor, dies from Parkinson's disease at 90
  • 2012-10-13 Gary Ennis Collins, American film and television actor, dies from natural causes at 74
  • 2012-11-06 Clive Dunn, British actor, dies from complications following an operation at 92
  • 2012-11-09 Bill Tarmey, English actor, dies at 71
  • 2012-11-23 Larry Hagman, American actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Dallas), dies of complications from throat cancer at 81
  • 2012-12-24 Charles Durning, American actor, dies from natural causes at 89
  • 2012-12-24 Jack Klugman, American actor, dies at 90
  • 2012-12-27 Harry Carey, Jr., American actor, dies from natural causes at 91
  • 2012-12-29 Jean Topart, French actor, dies at 90
  • 2013-01-02 Ned Wertimer, American actor, dies from complications from a fall at 89
  • 2013-01-04 Tony Lip, American actor, dies at 82
  • 2013-01-14 Conrad Bain, Canadian-born American actor, dies from natural causes at 89
  • 2013-01-17 Robert F. Chew, American actor, dies from heart failure at 52
  • 2013-02-17 Richard Briers, English actor, dies from emphysema at 79
  • 2013-03-13 Malachi Throne, American actor, dies at 84
  • 2013-03-19 Harry Reems, American actor, dies from pancreatic cancer at 65
  • 2013-03-28 Richard Griffiths, British actor, dies from complications from heart surgery at 65
  • 2013-04-11 Jonathan Winters, American comedian and actor, dies from natural causes at 87
  • 2013-04-15 Richard LeParmentier, American actor, dies at 66
  • 2013-04-19 Allan Arbus, American actor, dies from heart failure at 95
  • 2013-04-19 Patrick Garland, British director, writer, and actor, dies at 78
  • 2013-04-20 Nosher Powell, English actor and boxer, dies at 84
  • 2013-05-08 Brian Forbes, English director and actor, dies at 86
  • 2013-05-18 Steve Forrest, American actor (SWAT), dies at 87
  • 2013-05-27 Bill Pertwee, English Actor, dies at 86

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2013-06-19 James Gandolfini, American actor (The Sopranos), dies from a heart attack at 51

  • 2013-06-21 Elliott Reid, American actor, dies from hart failure at 93
  • 2013-07-12 Pran Krishan Sikand, Indian actor often cast as the villain in Hindi cinema (Khandaan, Be-Imaan), dies of pneumonia at 93

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2013-07-13 Cory Monteith, Canadian actor and musician, dies of heroin and alcohol overdose at 31

Actor & Musician Cory Monteith
Actor & Musician
Cory Monteith
  • 2013-07-19 Poncie Ponse, American actor, dies from heart failure at 80
  • 2013-07-22 Dennis Farina, American actor, dies from a pulmonary embolism at 69
  • 2013-07-31 Michael Ansara, American actor, dies at 91

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2013-09-01 Tommy Morrison, American heavyweight boxing champion and actor, dies from multiple organ failure at 44

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison
Heavyweight Boxer
Tommy Morrison
  • 2013-09-18 Richard C Sarafian, American actor/director, dies from complications from pneumonia at 83
  • 2013-09-27 Jay Robinson, American actor, dies at 83
  • 2013-10-16 Ed Lauter, American actor, dies from mesothelioma at 74
  • 2013-10-19 Noel Harrison, British singer and actor, dies from a heart attack at 79
  • 2013-10-25 Nigel Davenport, English actor, dies at 85
  • 2013-11-11 George Reinholt, American actor, dies at 73
  • 2013-11-26 Tony Musante, American actor, dies from complications following surgery at 77
  • 2013-11-27 Lewis Collins, British actor, dies from cancer at 67

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2013-11-30 Paul Walker, American actor (The Fast and the Furious), dies in a car accident at 40

  • 2013-12-08 Don Mitchell, American actor, dies at 70
  • 2013-12-14 Peter O'Toole, Irish actor, dies at 81
  • 2013-12-31 James Avery, American actor, dies from complications from surgery at 68
  • 2014-01-06 Larry D. Mann, Canadian actor, dies at 91
  • 2014-01-16 Russell Johnson, American television and film actor, best known for his role as "The Professor" on Gilligan's Island, dies of kidney failure at 89
  • 2014-01-16 Dave Madden, Canadian-born American actor, dies from heart and kidney failure at 82
  • 2014-01-31 Christopher Jones, American actor, dies from cancer at 72

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2014-02-01 Maximilian Schell, Swiss-Austrian actor (Judgment at Nuremberg, The Pedestrian), dies at 83

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2014-02-02 Philip Seymour Hoffman, American actor (Capote, Moneyball) dies at 46 of a suspected drug overdose

  • 2014-02-12 Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar, American comic actor and writer ("Your Show of Shows"), dies at 91
  • 2014-02-13 Ralph Waite, White Plains NY, American actor, director and political candidate (John Walton Snr. in The Waltons)
  • 2014-02-24 Harold Ramis, American actor & director, dies from vasculitis at 69
  • 2014-11-12 Warren Clark, British actor, dies at 67
  • 2014-12-07 Ken Weatherwax, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 59

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2014-12-30 Luise Rainer, German and American actress, - 1st actor to win multiple Academy Awards (1936, 1937), dies at 104

Actress Luise Rainer
Actress
Luise Rainer
  • 2015-01-06 Lance Percival, English actor and comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 81

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2015-01-07 Rod Taylor, Australian actor (Time Machine, The Birds), dies at 84

Actor Rod Taylor
Actor
Rod Taylor
  • 2015-02-14 Alan Howard, British actor (Royal Shakespeare Company), dies at 77
  • 2015-03-20 Gregory Walcott, American actor (Plan 9 from Outer Space), dies at 87
  • 2015-03-28 Gene Saks, American actor/director (One & Only, Prisoner of 2nd Ave), dies at 93
  • 2015-04-05 Richard Dysart, American actor (Leland MacKenzie - LA Law), dies at 86
  • 2015-04-06 James Best [Jewel Franklin Guy], American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard, Sounder), dies at 88
  • 2015-04-15 Jonathan Crombie, Canadian actor (Anne of Green Gables), dies of a brain hemorrhage, at 48
  • 2015-04-23 Sawyer Sweeten, American actor (Everyone Loves Raymond), commits suicide at 19
  • 2015-06-05 Richard Johnson, British stage and screen actor and producer, dies at 87

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2015-06-07 Sir Christopher Lee, English actor (The Lord of the Rings, Dracula), dies at 93

  • 2015-06-11 Ron Moody, British actor (12 Chairs, Oliver!), dies at 91
  • 2015-06-23 Dick Van Patten, American actor (Tom Bradford in 8 is Enough), dies at 86
  • 2015-06-25 Patrick Macnee, British actor (John Steed - The Avengers), dies at 93