Actors in History (Part 32)

Events in Film & TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 3101 - 3,200 of 7,033

  • 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
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
  • 1939-02-06 Mike Farrell, American actor (BJ Honeycutt in M*A*S*H, Battered), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1939-02-12 John D Hancock, actor/director (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights)
  • 1939-02-21 Richard Beymer, Avoca IA, actor (West Side Story, Diary of Anne Frank)
  • 1939-03-04 Carlos Vereza, Brazilian actor
  • 1939-03-06 David Spielberg, Weslaco Tx, actor (Jessica Novak, The Practice)
  • 1939-03-14 Raymond J. Barry, American actor
  • 1939-03-26 Phillip R Allen, Pitts, actor (Harry-Hardy Boys Mystery, Mitch-Alice)
  • 1939-04-13 Paul Sorvino, actor (Chiefs, Dick Tracy)
  • 1939-04-16 Boris Dvornik, Croatian actor (d. 2008.)
  • 1939-04-22 Jason Miller, actor and writer (Exorcist, Light of Day), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • 1939-04-23 David Birney, actor (Brigette Loves Bernie, St Elsewhere), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1939-04-23 Lee Majors, [Harvey Lee Yeary], Wyandotte Mich, TV actor ($6,000,000 Man, The Fall Guy)
  • 1939-05-01 Ray Aranha, actor (Nick-Married People), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1939-05-04 Paul Gleason, American actor (Breakfast Club, Die Hard), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2006)
  • 1939-05-07 Marco St John, actor (Rayford-Ball Four), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1939-05-13 Harvey Keitel, actor (Taxi Driver, Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs)
  • 1939-05-19 James Fox, actor (The Servant), born in London, England

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1939-05-25 Sir Ian McKellen, English film and theatre actor (Lord of the Rings, X-Men), born in Burnley Lancashire

  • 1939-05-30 Michael J Pollard, actor (Bonny & Clyde, Roxanne), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1939-06-01 Cleavon Little, actor (Blazing Saddles, Toy Soldiers), born in Chickasha Oklahoma (d. 1992)
  • 1939-06-08 Bernie Casey, Wyco WV, actor (Boxcar Bertha, Rent-a-Cop)
  • 1939-06-27 Rahul Dev Burman, Indian composer and actor (d. 1994)
  • 1939-07-04 Ed Bernard, actor (Joe-Police Woman, Jim-White Shadow), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1939-07-10 Lawrence Pressman, Ky, actor (Man From Atlantis, Hellstrom Chronicle)
  • 1939-07-14 Sid Haig, American actor
  • 1939-07-15 Patrick Wayne, actor (Rounder, Shirley, Beyond Atlantis), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1939-07-16 Corin Redgrave, Brtish actor (Excalibur, A Man For All Seasons), born in London (d. 2010)
  • 1939-07-27 James Victor, Puerto Rico, actor (Boulevard Night, Streets of LA)
  • 1939-08-04 Frank Vincent, American actor (The Sopranos), born in North Adams, Massachusetts (d. 2017)
  • 1939-08-17 Anthony Valentine, British actor (Colditz), born in Blackburn, Lancashire (d. 2015)
  • 1939-08-18 Harald Heide-Steen Jr., Norwegian actor and comedian, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 2008)
  • 1939-08-20 Fernando Poe Jr., Filipino actor and politician (d. 2004)
  • 1939-08-21 Clarence Williams III, American actor (Mod Squad, 52 Pick Up, Purple Rain), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939-09-05 George Lazenby, Australian actor (OHMSS-James Bond), born in Goulburn, Australia
  • 1939-09-10 Greg Mullavey, actor (Tom-Mary Hartman, Rituals), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1939-09-13 Richard Kiel, American actor (So Fine, Jaws-Moonraker, Skidoo), born in Detroit, Michigan, (d. 2014)
  • 1939-09-17 Joseph Mosikili, South African actor/singer
  • 1939-09-23 Janusz Gajos, Polish actor
  • 1939-09-25 Feroz Khan, Indian actor
  • 1939-09-26 Ricky Tomlinson, English actor
  • 1939-09-28 Rudolph Walker, Trinidadian-born British actor
  • 1939-09-29 Larry Linville, Ojai California, actor (Frank Burns-M*A*S*H, Blue Movie)
  • 1939-09-30 Len Cariou, Winnipeg Manitoba, actor (Four Seasons-Sherry)
  • 1939-10-01 Geoffrey Whitehead, English actor
  • 1939-10-08 Paul Hogan, Australia, actor (Crocodile Dundee, Lightning Jack)
  • 1939-10-22 Tony Roberts, actor (Annie Hall, Edge of Night, Lucie Arnaz Show), born in NYC, New York

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1939-10-24 F. Murray Abraham, American actor (All the President's Men and Amadeus), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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1939-10-27 John Cleese, English actor and comedian (Monty Python), born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese
  • 1939-10-31 Ron Rifkin, American actor (Arvin Sloane-Alias, L.A. Confidential), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939-11-15 Yaphet Kotto, African-American actor (Alien, Homicide: Life on the Street), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939-11-15 Thalmus Rasulala, [Jack Crowder], actor (Blacula, Roots), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1939-11-21 Rick Lenz, Springfield Ill, actor (Hec Ramsey, Scandalous John)
  • 1939-11-22 Allen Garfield, actor (Candidate, Beverly Hills Cop II), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1939-12-27 John Amos, actor (Good Times, Coming to America), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1940-01-04 Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business)
  • 1940-01-09 Jimmy Boyd, McComb Mo, singer/actor (Howard-Bachelor Father)
  • 1940-01-20 Krishnam Raju, Indian actor and politician
  • 1940-01-22 John Hurt, English actor (Elephant Man, Alien, Midnight Express), born in Chesterfield (d. 2017)
  • 1940-01-27 James Cromwell, American actor (Babe, The Green Mile), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-01-31 Stuart Margolin, Davenport Iowa, actor (Love American Style)
  • 1940-02-02 David Jason, English actor
  • 1940-02-04 John Schuck, American actor (McMillan & Wife, Holmes & Yoyo), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1940-02-07 Gary Bond, England, actor (Outback, Zulu, Anne of Thousand Days)
  • 1940-02-12 Richard Lynch, American actor (Xaviar-Battlestar Galactica), (d. 2012)
  • 1940-02-21 Peter McEnery, England, actor (Game is Over, Moonspinners)
  • 1940-02-22 Julian Chagrin, mime/actor (Golddiggers), born in London, England
  • 1940-02-23 Peter Fonda, American actor (Easy Rider, Lilith, Wild Angels, Trip), born in NYC, New York
  • 1940-02-24 Pete Duel, American actor (d. 1971)
  • 1940-02-25 Jud Taylor, actor (Dr Gerson-Dr Kildare)
  • 1940-02-27 Howard Hesseman, actor (Dr Johnny Fever-WKRP, Head of Class), born in Salem, Oregon
  • 1940-02-27 Bill Hunter, Australian actor
  • 1940-03-04 Kas Garas, Kaunas Lithuania, actor (Hamlyn-Strange Report)
  • 1940-03-05 Malcolm Hebden, English actor
  • 1940-03-07 Daniel J Travanti, actor (Frank Furillo-Hill St Blues), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • 1940-03-09 Raul Julia, PR, actor (Addams Family, Kiss of the Spider Woman)

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1940-03-10 Chuck Norris [Carlos Ray], American martial arts actor (Missing in Action), born in Ryan, Oklahoma

  • 1940-03-20 Vito Picone, rocker (Elegants) and actor, born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1940-03-22 Haing S. Ngor, Cambodian/American actor (d. 1996)
  • 1940-03-23 Tariq Yunus, actor (Bollywood, Ashanti, Deceivers)
  • 1940-03-26 James Caan, American actor (Misery, The Godfather), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1940-03-27 Austin Pendleton, Warren OH, actor (Short Circuit, Simon, Hello Again)
  • 1940-04-06 Pedro Armend├íriz Jr., Mexican actor
  • 1940-04-15 Robert Walker Jr, American actor (Ceremony, Ms Don Juan, Ensign Pulver), born in NYC, New York
  • 1940-04-20 James Gammon, Newman Ill, actor (Cool Hand Luke, Nick-Nash Bridges)

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1940-04-25 Al Pacino, American actor (And Justice For All, The Godfather, Scorpio), born in NYC, New York

Actor Al Pacino
Al Pacino
  • 1940-04-30 Burt Young, American actor (Convoy, Rocky), born in NYC, New York
  • 1940-05-05 Lance Henriksen, actor (Aliens, Pumpkinhead, Knights, Hard Target)
  • 1940-05-07 John Irvin, actor (Moment in Time)
  • 1940-05-10 Taurean Blacque, actor (Neal Washington-Hill Street Blues), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1940-05-15 Paul Rudd, actor (Conn Yankee in King Arthur's Court), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1940-05-19 Carlos Diegues, actor (Xica)

Weddings in Film & TV

Divorces in Film & TV

Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 3101 - 3,200 of 3,235

  • 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 of 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
  • 2014-06-14 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), dies of cancer at 70
  • 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
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
Rod Taylor
  • 2015-01-10 Brad Stephen "Taylor" Negron, American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money), dies of liver cancer at 57
  • 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
  • 2015-06-28 Jack Carter [Chakrin], American comedian and actor, dies at 93
  • 2015-07-10 Omar Sharif, [Michael Shalhoub], Egyptian actor (Doctor Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia), dies at 83
  • 2015-07-10 Roger Rees, Welsh Tony winning stage and screen actor (Cheers), dies at 71
  • 2015-07-18 Alex Rocco, American actor (The Godfather, The Famous Teddy Z), dies at 79
  • 2015-07-21 Theodore Bikel, Austrian/US folk singer/actor (Russians Are Coming), dies at 91
  • 2015-08-05 George Cole, English actor (Minder), dies at 90
  • 2015-08-26 P J [Patrick Joeseph] Kavanagh, English poet, actor and journalist (The Perfect Stranger), dies at 84
  • 2015-09-01 Dean Jones, American actor (Company, The Love Bug), dies at 84
  • 2015-09-06 Martin Milner, American actor (Route 66, Adam 12), dies at 83
  • 2015-09-07 Dickie Moore, American actor (Oliver Twist, Little Men), dies at 89
  • 2015-09-10 Franco Interlenghi, Italian actor (I Vitelloni), dies at 83
  • 2015-09-20 Jack Larson, American playwright and actor (Jimmy Olsen-Superman), dies at 87
  • 2015-10-06 Kevin Corcoran, American actor (Swiss Family Robinson, Babes in Toyland), dies at 66
  • 2015-10-30 Al Molinaro, American actor (Murray-Odd Couple, Al-Happy Days), dies at 96
  • 2015-11-01 Fred Thompson, US senator (R-Tenn)/actor (In the Line of Fire), dies at 73
  • 2015-11-02 Colin Welland, screenwriter (Chariots of Fire) and actor (Straw Dogs), dies at 81
  • 2015-11-07 Gunnar Hansen, Icelandic-born American actor (Leatherface in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre), dies of cancer at 68
  • 2015-11-14 Warren Mitchell, English actor (Alf Garnett in Till Death Us Do Part), dies at 89
  • 2015-11-15 Saeed Jaffrey, Indian actor (The Chess Players, Gandhi), dies at 86
  • 2015-11-16 David Canary, American actor (Bonanza, One Life to Live), dies at 77
  • 2015-11-20 Keith Michell, actor and theatre director (6 Wives of Henry VIII), dies at 88
  • 2015-12-02 Anthony Valentine, British actor (Colditz), dies at 76
  • 2015-12-04 Robert Loggia, American actor (Officer & a Gentleman, Scarface), dies at 85
  • 2015-12-15 Ken Pogue, Canadian actor (Adderly, Katts and Dog), dies of cancer at 81
  • 2015-12-31 Wayne Rogers, American actor (M*A*S*H, House Calls), dies at 82
  • 2016-01-06 Pat Harrington Jr, American actor (Danny Thomas Show, One Day at a Time), dies at 86
  • 2016-01-13 Brian Bedford, English actor (Anthony-Coronet Blue), dies at 80

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2016-01-14 Alan Rickman, English actor (Die Hard, Harry Potter franchise), dies of cancer at 69

  • 2016-01-15 Dan Haggerty, American actor (Grizzly Adams), dies of cancer at 73
  • 2016-01-26 Abe Vigoda, American actor (Barney Miller, The Godfather), dies at 94
  • 2016-01-30 Frank Finlay, English actor (Bouquet of Barbed Wire), dies at 89
  • 2016-02-15 George Gaynes, actor (Tootsie, Punky Brewster), dies at 98
  • 2016-02-25 Tony Burton, American actor (Rocky films) and boxer, dies at 78
  • 2016-02-27 George Kennedy, American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Naked Gun films), dies at 91
  • 2016-02-28 Frank Kelly, Irish stage and screen actor (Father Ted), dies at 77
  • 2016-03-01 Tony Warren [Anthony McVay Simpson], actor and tv screenwriter (Coronation Street), dies at 79
  • 2016-03-09 Robert Horton, American actor (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena), dies at 91
  • 2016-03-18 Joe Santos, American actor (Rockford files), dies at 84
  • 2016-03-21 Peter Brown [Pierre Lind de Lappe], American actor (Lawman, Laredo, Bold & Beautiful), dies at 80
  • 2016-03-23 Ken Howard, American actor (The White Shadow), dies at 71
  • 2016-03-28 James Noble, American actor (Gov. Gatling in "Benson"), dies at 94
  • 2016-03-31 Douglas Wilmer, British actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 96
  • 2016-04-03 Erik Bauersfeld, voice actor (Star Wars' Admiral Ackbar "Its a trap"), dies at 93
  • 2016-05-08 William Schallert, American actor (Patty Duke Show, Get Smart), dies at 93
  • 2016-05-19 Alan Young, British actor (Wilbur Post - Mr Ed), dies at 96
  • 2016-05-24 Burt Kwouk, English actor (Pink Panther movies), dies at 85
  • 2016-06-19 Anton Yelchin, Russian-born American actor (Star Trek), dies in an accident at 27
  • 2016-08-02 David Huddleston, American actor (The Big Lebowski), dies at 85
  • 2016-08-13 Kenny Baker, English actor (R2D2-Star Wars), dies at 81
  • 2016-08-14 Fyvush Finkel, American Jewish actor (Middle Ages, Picket Fences), dies at 93
  • 2016-08-19 Jack Riley, American actor (The Bob Newhart Show), dies at 80
  • 2016-08-20 Brian Rix [Lord Rix], English actor, dies at 92
  • 2016-08-23 Steven Hill, American actor (Mission Impossible, Law & Order), dies at 94
  • 2016-08-25 Marvin Kaplan, American actor (Top Cat, Henry-Alice), dies at 89
  • 2016-09-01 Jon Polito, actor (Fire With Fire, Homicide), dies at 65
  • 2016-09-05 Hugh O'Brian [Krampke], American actor (Wyatt Earp), dies at 91
  • 2016-09-09 James Stacy [Maurice William Elias], American actor (Lancer), dies at 79
  • 2016-09-24 Bill Nunn, American actor (Do the Right Thing), dies at 63