Birthdays in Film & Television in 1932

About 1932

How Old? 85 or 86 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep (Jan 1 - Feb 5), Monkey (Feb 6 - Dec 31)

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 3 Mara Corday, actress (Foxfire, Black Scorpion), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jan 4 Richard Stahl, actor (Howard-It's a Living), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 9 Jane Ross [Breslaw], American actress (Star Trek, Rocket Attack U.S.A., Wild Is My Love), born in NYC, New York (d. 1985)
  • Jan 10 Elaine Devry, American actress
  • Jan 11 Alfonso Arau, Mexican film director
  • Jan 12 Des O'Connor, British television presenter
  • Jan 14 Harriet Andersson, actress (Cries & Whispers), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jan 15 Dean Smith, US actor/relay runner (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Jan 19 Richard Lester, movie director (Hard Day's Night, Help!, Petulia)
  • Jan 22 Piper Laurie, [Rosetta Jacobs], actress (Twin Peaks), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 26 Ronald Allison, British author/broadcaster
  • Jan 30 Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician
  • Feb 1 John Hart, American TV journalist (CBS News Retrospective, NBC News), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Feb 2 Robert Mandan, American actor best known for his role as Chester Tate in US sitcom "Soap", born in Clever, Missouri (d. 2018)
  • Feb 3 Peggy Ann Garner, actress (Little Women, Daisy Kenyon), born in Canton, Ohio

Person of interestJohn Williams

Feb 8 John Williams, American composer responsible for some of the most recognizable film scores (Jaws, Star Wars, Harry Potter, India Jones, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial), born in NYC, New York

Composer John Williams
Composer
John Williams

  • Feb 12 Lincoln Kilpatrick, actor (BJ-Leslie Uggams Show), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Feb 13 Susan Oliver, American actress (Ann-Peyton Place, Star Trek-Cage), born in NYC, New York (d. 1990)
  • Feb 14 Alexander Kluge, German author and film director (Yesterday Girl), born in Halberstadt, Province of Saxony
  • Feb 16 Gretchen Wyler, American actress (Silk Stockings), born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma
  • Feb 16 Harry Goz, American actor (d. 2003)
  • Feb 23 Majel Barrett, actress (Christine Chapel-Star Trek), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • Feb 24 John Vernon, Canadian actor (Animal House, Chained Heat, Dirty Harry)
  • Feb 25 Faron Young, country singer/actor (Hidden Guns, Daniel Boone)

Person of interestElizabeth Taylor

Feb 27 Elizabeth Taylor, English-American actress (Father of the Bride, Butterfield 8, Cleopatra), born in London, England (d. 2011)

  • Feb 28 Don Francks, actor (Terminal Choice, Finian's Rainbow), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Mar 3 Mara Corday, American playmate (Oct, 1958), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Mar 6 Jean Boht, English actress (Bread, Distant Voices, Still Lives), born in Bebington, England
  • Mar 9 Walter Mercado, Puerto Rican astrologist and actor, born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • Mar 11 Valerie French, actress (Jubal), born in London, England
  • Mar 24 William Smith, Columbia Mo, actor (Rich Man Poor Man, Hawaii 5-0)
  • Apr 1 Alexander Colleridge Vanderpuiye Baka Tetteh-Lartey, actor
  • Apr 1 Debbie Reynolds, American actress (Kathy Selden-Singin' in the Rain, The Unsinkable Molly Brown), born in El Paso, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Apr 1 Gordon Jump, actor (Arthur Carlson-WKRP, Growing Pains), born in Dayton, Ohio

Person of interestAnthony Perkins

Apr 4 Anthony Perkins, American actor (Psycho, Fear Strikes Out, Pretty Poison), born in NYC, New York

  • Apr 4 Andrei Tarkovsky, Soviet filmmaker (Andrei Rublev, Mirror, Stalker), born in Zavrazhye, Russia, Soviet Union (d. 1986)
  • Apr 9 Cheeta, chimpanzee actor
  • Apr 10 Delphine Seyrig, French actress (Freak Orlando, Reperages), born in Beirut Lebanon
  • Apr 10 Hari Rhodes, American actor (Mike-Daktari, Roots), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1992)
  • Apr 10 Omar Sharif [Michel Dimitri Shalhoub], Egyptian actor (Doctor Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia), born in Alexandria (d. 2015)
  • Apr 11 Joel Grey, [Joe Katz], American actor (Cabaret, Remo Williams, 7% Solution), born in Cleveland, Ohio

  • Apr 13 Barney Simon, theatre director/writer
  • Apr 14 Bob Grant, English actor (d. 2003)
  • Apr 16 Goopy Geer, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Rudolf Ising(Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Goopy Geer"
  • Apr 21 Elaine May, American comedienne/writer/actress (New Leaf, Primary Colors), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 24 Coen Flink, Dutch actor (Pastorale 1943, Havinck, Honneponnetje), born in Amsterdam (d. 2000)
  • Apr 25 William Roache, English actor (Ken Barlow-Coronation Street), born in Basford, Nottinghamshire, England
  • Apr 26 Francis Lai, French film music composer

Person of interestCasey Kasem

Apr 27 Casey Kasem, American radio personality (creator of American Top 40), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2014)

Disc Jockey and Actor Casey Kasem
Disc Jockey and Actor
Casey Kasem
  • Apr 27 Anouk Aimée, French actress (A Man and A Woman), born in Paris
  • Apr 29 King Hu, film director
  • May 2 Bruce Glover, American actor (Diamonds are Forever), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 3 Robert Osborne, American film historian (Turner Classic Movies), born in Colfax, Washington (d. 2017)
  • May 5 Will Hutchins, Atwater California, actor (Sugarfoot, Hey Landlord)
  • May 7 Hans Boskamp [Johannes Hendricus Gerardus Hoelscher], Dutch actor and producer (Oh My Papa), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 2011)
  • May 8 Phyllida Law, Scottish actress
  • May 9 Geraldine McEwan, English actress (Agatha Christie's Miss Marple), born in Old Windsor Berkshire
  • May 10 Francoise Fabian, Hussein Dey Algeria, actress (Happy New Year)
  • May 15 John Glen, Thames England, actor (Spy Who Loves Me, Backfire)
  • May 19 Claude Blanchard, Quebec comedian and actor (d. 2006)
  • May 26 Grigor Vachkov, Bulgarian actor (d. 1980)
  • Jun 4 John Drew Barrymore, American actor (Pantomine Quiz), born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2004)
  • Jun 6 Billie Whitelaw, British actress (Omen, Adding Machine), born in Coventry, Warwickshire (d. 2014)
  • Jun 10 Gardner McKay, American actor (Pleasure Seekers, Boots & Saddles), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 10 George Burns, British TV host
  • Jun 10 Branko Lustig, film producer
  • Jun 16 David Keylsey, actor/director
  • Jun 19 Marisa Pavan, Cagliari Italy, actress (Solomon & Sheba, Rose Tattoo)
  • Jun 19 Pier Angeli [Anna Maria Pierangeli], Italian actress (Sodom & Gomorrah, Vintage, Battle of the Bulge), born in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (d. 1971)
  • Jun 22 Amrish Puri, Indian actor (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom- Mola Ram, Mr. India- Mogambo), born in Lahore, Punjab (d. 2005)
  • Jun 22 Prunella Scales, English actress
  • Jun 27 Magali Noël [Guiffray], French actress and singer, born in Izmir, Turkey (d. 2015)
  • Jun 28 Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita, Isleton CA, actor (Happy Days, Karate Kid)
  • Jul 2 Ken McMillan, American actor (Malone, Concrete Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 5 Billy Laughlin, American actor (d. 1948)
  • Jul 6 Della Reese [Delloreese Patricia Early], American singer and actress (Della Reese Show, Royal Family), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2017)
  • Jul 11 Alex Hassilev, actor and musician (Limeliters), born in Paris, France
  • Jul 11 Bob McGrath, American actor
  • Jul 14 Roosevelt Grier, Cuthbert Ga, NFLer (NY Giants)/actor (Movin' On)
  • Jul 15 Nina Van Pallandt, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (American Gigolo)
  • Jul 16 Milly Vitale, Italian actress (7 Little Foys, War & Peace, Juggler), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2006)
  • Jul 18 Robert Ellis Miller, American film director, born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jul 20 Nam June Paik, Seoul Korea, video artist (Medium is the Medium)
  • Jul 29 Marguerite Empey, [Diane Webber], Los Angelas California, playmate (May 1955, Feb 1956)

Person of interestTed Cassidy

Jul 31 Ted Cassidy, American actor (Lurch-Addams Family), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Jul 31 Sam Coppola, US actor (Saturday Night Fever), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • Aug 1 Meena Kumari, Indian film actress (Parineeta), born in Dadar, Mumbai, India (d. 1972)
  • Aug 2 Peter O'Toole, Irish actor (Lord Jim, Beckett, Lawrence of Arabia), (d. 2013)
  • Aug 6 Anneli Sauli, [Savolainen], Finnish actress (Milkmaid), born in Pyhäjoki, Finland
  • Aug 7 Maria M L "Marijke" Bakker, Dutch actress (Mammaloe-Pipo the Clown)
  • Aug 7 Edward Hardwicke, British actor
  • Aug 17 Chet Allen, Chickasha Oklahoma, actor (Jerry-Bonino, Slats-Troubleshooter)
  • Aug 20 Anthony Ainley, British actor (d. 2004)
  • Aug 21 Melvin Van Peebles, American actor and director (Sophisticated Gent), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 3 Richard Tyler, American actor (Henry Aldrich-Aldrich Family), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 3 Eileen Brennan, American actress (Laugh-In, Pvt Benjamin), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • Sep 4 Dinsdale Landen, English actor (The Mask of Janus), born in Margate, Kent, England (d. 2003)
  • Sep 9 Sylvia Miles, actress (Midnight Cowboy, Farewell My Lovely), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 10 Bo Goldman, American screenwriter
  • Sep 16 Joan Tabor, American actress (Teenage Millionaire), born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (d. 1968)
  • Sep 18 Jack Mullaney, American actor (My Living Doll, It's About Time), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1982)
  • Sep 24 Dominique Michel, French-Canadian comedian, born in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, Canada
  • Sep 25 Andrew Gardner, British newscaster (News at Ten), born in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire (d. 1999)
  • Sep 26 Richard Herd, American actor (V: The Final Battle), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 27 Roger C. Carmel, American actor (Harry Mudd-Star Trek, In-Laws), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1986)
  • Sep 29 Mehmood, Indian actor (d. 2004)
  • Oct 4 Felicia Farr, actress (Charley Varrick, Kotch), born in Westchester, New York
  • Oct 9 Judy Tyler [Judith Mae Hess], American actress (Jailhouse Rock, Bop Girl Goes Calypso) and Miss Stardust (1949), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1957)
  • Oct 12 Dick Gregory, American comedian, civil rights activist and dietician (Bahamian Diet), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • Oct 12 Dusan Makavejev, Serbian film director (Man is Not a Bird), born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • Oct 13 Jack Colvin, American actor (Incredible Hulk), born in Lyndon, Kansas (d. 2005)

  • Oct 13 Liliane Montevecchi, French-Italian actress, dancer, and singer (Nine, Grand Hotel), born in Paris, France (d. 2018)
  • Oct 19 Lloyd Haynes, South Bend Indiana, actor (Pete Dixon-Room 222)
  • Oct 19 Robert Reed, Highland Park Ill, actor (Mike-Brady Bunch, Nurse)
  • Oct 20 William Christopher, Evanstown Ill, actor (Father Mulcahy-M*A*S*H)
  • Oct 23 Dimitra Arliss, actress (Rich Man Poor Man II)
  • Oct 27 Jean-Pierre Cassel, actor (Trout), born in Paris, France
  • Nov 1 John Clark, English-born actor/director
  • Nov 4 David Shipman, film historian
  • Nov 4 Noam Pitlik, actor and director (Sanford & Son, Bob Newhart), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 8 Stephane Audran, Versailles France, actress (Just Before Nightfall)
  • Nov 10 Roy Scheider, actor (Jaws, The French Connection, Marathon Man, Paper Lion) (d. 2008)
  • Nov 10 Don Henderson, English actor (d. 1997)
  • Nov 13 Richard Mulligan, actor (Soap, Empty's Nest, Big Bus), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Nov 14 Henk Mochel, Dutch TV host (Rondom tien)
  • Nov 20 Richard Dawson, Hampshire England, actor (Hogan's Heroes, Family Feud), (d. 2012)
  • Nov 22 Robert Vaughn, actor (Napolean Solo in Man from UNCLE, I Spy), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Nov 28 Terence Frisby, poet/screenwriter (There's a Girl in My Soup)
  • Nov 29 Diane Ladd, American actress (Chinatown, Wild Angels, Wild at Heart), born in Meridian, Mississippi

Person of interestEllen Burstyn

Dec 7 Ellen Burstyn, American actress (Exorcist, Alice Doesn't Live Here), born in Detroit, Michigan

Actress Ellen Burstyn
Actress
Ellen Burstyn
  • Dec 7 Gerard van den Berg, Dutch TV host (Like Father, Like Son)
  • Dec 11 Anne Heywood, [Violet Pretty], Engl, Miss GB (1949)/actress (Brain)
  • Dec 11 Wynn Irwin, American actor (Lotsa Luck, Sugar Time), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 14 George Furth, actor/dir (Tammy, Good Guys, Dumplings), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 18 Roger Smith, American actor (77 Sunset Strip), born in South Gate, California (d. 2017)
  • Dec 20 John Hillerman, American actor (Magnum PI, Chinatown, Blazing Saddles), born in Denison, Texas (d. 2017)
  • Dec 28 Nichelle Nichols, American actress and singer (Uhura in Star Trek), born in Robbins, Illinois
  • Dec 29 Inga Swenson, actress (Gretchen-Benson), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Dec 31 George Schlatter, TV producer (Laugh-in)