Actors and Actresses Born in 1932

  • Jan 3 Dabney Coleman, American Emmy Award-winning character actor (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman - "Mayor Jeeter"; 9 to 5; Buffalo Bill; Boardwalk Empire), born in Austin, Texas
  • Jan 3 Mara Corday [Marilyn Joan Watts], American actress, model and Playboy Playmate (Foxfire, Black Scorpion), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jan 4 Richard Stahl, American actor (Howard-It's a Living), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2006)

Roberto Suárez GómezRoberto Suárez Gómez (1932-2000)

Jan 8 Bolivian drug lord called the "King of Cocaine" whose story was the basis of the movie "Scarface", born in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

  • 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 [Thelma Mahnken], American actress (The Atomic Kid, The Boy Who Cried Werewolf), born in Compton, California
  • Jan 11 Alfonso Arau, Mexican film director
  • Jan 12 Des O'Connor, British television presenter, singer and comedian, born in Stepney, London (d. 2020)
  • Jan 14 Harriet Andersson, Swedish actress (Cries & Whispers), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jan 15 Dean Smith, American actor & relay runner (Olympic gold 1952), born in Emporia, Kansas (d. 2015)
  • Jan 19 Richard Lester, movie director (Hard Day's Night, Help!, Petulia)
  • Jan 22 Piper Laurie [Rosetta Jacobs], American actress (Twin Peaks, Carrie, The Hustler), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 23 James Rado [Radomski], American stage actor, playwright, director, and composer (Hair!; Rainbow), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2022)
  • Jan 26 Ronald Allison, British author/broadcaster
  • Jan 28 David Hennessy, Lord Windlesham, British peer and TV executive, Leader of the House of Lords (1973-4) (d. 2010)
  • Jan 30 Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian & politician, born in Kobe, Japan (d. 2007)
  • 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, American actress (Little Women, Daisy Kenyon), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 1984)

John WilliamsJohn Williams (90 years old)

Feb 8 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

  • Feb 12 Lincoln Kilpatrick, American actor (BJ-Leslie Uggams Show), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2004)
  • 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, dancer (Silk Stockings), and animal rights activist, born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma (d. 2007)
  • Feb 16 Harry Goz, American musical theatre actor and voice actor, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • Feb 16 Nand Baert, Belgian radio and TV-host
  • Feb 18 Miloš Forman, Czech-American award-winning director (One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, Amadeus, The Firemen's Ball), born in Čáslav, Czechoslovakia (d. 2018)
  • Feb 23 Majel Barrett, American actress and producer (Star Trek), and the widow of Gene Roddenberry, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • Feb 24 John Vernon [Adolphus Agopsowicz], Canadian actor (Animal House, Chained Heat, Dirty Harry), born in Zehner, Saskatchewan (d. 2005)
  • Feb 25 Faron Young, American country and honky-tonk singer ("Hello Walls"; "It's Four in the Morning"), and actor (Hidden Guns; Daniel Boone, Trailblazer), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 1996)

Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor (1932-2011)

Feb 27 English-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian (Father of the Bride, Butterfield 8, Cleopatra), born in London, England

  • Feb 28 Donald "Don" Francks, Canadian actor, singer and musician (Terminal Choice; Finian's Rainbow), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2016)
  • Mar 4 Frank Wells, American entertainment executive (President of Walt Disney), born in Coronado, California (d. 1994)
  • 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 (d. 2019)
  • Mar 11 Valerie French, British actress (Jubal), born in London, England (d. 1990)
  • Mar 24 William Smith, Columbia Mo, actor (Rich Man Poor Man, Any Which Way You Can, Hawaii 5-0), born in Columbia, Missouri
  • Apr 1 (Mary Frances) "Debbie" Reynolds, American actress and singer (Singin' In The Rain -"Kathy Selden"; The Unsinkable Molly Brown), born in El Paso, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Apr 1 Gordon Jump, American actor (WKRP in Cincinnati - "Arthur Carlson"; Growing Pains - "Ed"; Maytag Repairman), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2003)

Andrei TarkovskyAndrei Tarkovsky (1932-1986)

Apr 4 Soviet filmmaker and director (Andrei Rublev: Mirror; Stalker), born in Zavrazhye, Russia, Soviet Union

Anthony PerkinsAnthony Perkins (1932-1992)

Apr 4 American actor (Psycho; Friendly Persuasion;, Fear Strikes Out; Pretty Poison), and singer, born in NYC, New York

  • Apr 9 Cheetah [Cheeta, Cheta, Chita], chimpanzee actor (1930s Tarzan franchise), is born (d. 2011)
  • Apr 10 Delphine Seyrig, French actress (Freak Orlando, Reperages), born in Beirut Lebanon (d. 1990)
  • 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 [Katz], American Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning actor and singer (Cabaret; Remo Williams; 7% Solution), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Apr 14 Bob Grant [Robert St Clair Grant], British actor, comedian and writer (on the Buses), born in Hammersmith, London (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 and 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, British actor (Ken Barlow-Coronation Street), born in Basford, Nottinghamshire, England
  • Apr 26 Francis Lai, French film music composer (Love Story), born in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France (d. 2018)
  • Apr 27 Anouk Aimée, French actress (A Man and A Woman), born in Paris

Casey KasemCasey Kasem (1932-2014)

Apr 27 American radio personality (creator of American Top 40) and the voice of Shaggy on Scooby-Doo, born in Detroit, Michigan

  • Apr 29 King Hu, Chinese film director and actor (wuxia films), born in Beijing, Republic of China (d. 1997)
  • 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, American actor (Sugarfoot, Hey Landlord), born in Atwater, California
  • 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 (Much Ado About Nothing, The Time Machine), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • May 9 Geraldine McEwan, British actress (Agatha Christie's Miss Marple), born in Old Windsor Berkshire (d. 2015)
  • May 10 Francoise Fabian, French actress (Happy New Year), born in Algiers, French Algeria
  • May 19 Claude Blanchard, French Canadian singer, comedian and actor, born in Joliette, Canada (d. 2006)
  • May 26 "Grishata" Grigor Vachkov, Bulgarian actor (At Each Kilometer), born in Tranchovitsa, Bulgaria (d. 1980)
  • May 26 Alvin Ing, American stage and screen singer and actor (Flower Drum Song), born in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaiʻi (d. 2021)
  • 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 Branko Lustig, Croatian film producer (Schindler's List; Gladiator), born in Osijek, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (now Croatia) (d. 2019)
  • Jun 10 Gardner McKay, American actor and author (Adventures in Paradise, Pleasure Seekers, Boots & Saddles), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • Jun 13 Bob McGrath, American musician, singer (Sing Along With Mitch), and actor (Sesame Street, 1969-2017), born in Ottawa, Illinois (d. 2022)
  • Jun 13 Jo Roland [Rolando Bonardelli], Swiss pop singer and TV personality (Rendez-vous), known as the 'Swiss Perry Como', born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 2013)
  • Jun 19 Marisa Pavan, Italian actress (Solomon & Sheba; The Rose Tattoo), born in Cagliari, Sardinia
  • 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, British actress (Fawlty Towers, A Question of Attribution), born in Sutton Abinger, Surrey
  • Jun 27 Magali Noël [Guiffray], French actress and singer, born in Izmir, Turkey (d. 2015)
  • Jun 28 Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita, American actor (Happy Days, Karate Kid), born in Isleton, California (d. 2005)
  • Jul 2 Kenneth McMillan, American actor (Malone, Concrete Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • Jul 5 Billy Laughlin, American child actor (Froggy- Our Gang), born in San Gabriel, California (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, American actor and folk musician (The Limeliters), born in Paris, France
  • Jul 14 Roosevelt "Rosey" Grier, American actor, minister, and former professional American football player (Pennsylvania State University), born in Cuthbert, Georgia
  • Jul 15 Nina Van Pallandt, Danish actress and singer (American Gigolo), born in Copenhagen Denmark
  • Jul 16 Milly Vitale, Italian actress (7 Little Foys, War & Peace, Juggler), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2006)
  • Jul 17 Johnny Kerr, American basketball forward (NBA All Star 1956, 59, 63; Syracuse Nats/Philadelphia 76ers), coach (Chicago Bulls, Phoenix Suns) and broadcaster (Chicago Bulls), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2009)
  • Jul 17 Quino [Joaquín Salvador Lavado Tejón], Argentine cartoonist (Mafalda), born in Mendoza, Argentina (d. 2020)
  • Jul 17 Wojciech Kilar, Polish classical (Missa Pro Pace), and film score composer (Bram Stoker's Dracula; The Pianist), born in Lwów, Second Polish Republic (now Ukraine) (d. 2013)
  • Jul 18 Robert Ellis Miller, American film director, born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jul 20 Nam June Paik, Korean avant-garde composer, and video artist (Medium is the Medium; hommage à john cage), born in Seoul, Korea (d. 2006)
  • Jul 29 Marguerite Empey [Diane Webber], American model and Playboy playmate (May 1955, Feb 1956), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2008)
  • Jul 30 Edd Byrnes, American actor (77 Sunset Strip, Jack the Ripper), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2020)
  • Jul 31 Sam Coppola, American actor (Saturday Night Fever), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2012)

Ted CassidyTed Cassidy (1932-1979)

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

  • Aug 1 Meena Kumari, Indian film actress (Parineeta), born in Dadar, Mumbai, India (d. 1972)

Peter O'ToolePeter O'Toole (1932-2013)

Aug 2 Irish actor (Lord Jim, Beckett, Lawrence of Arabia), born in Leeds

  • Aug 6 Anneli Sauli [Savolainen], Finnish actress (Milkmaid), born in Pyhäjoki, Finland
  • Aug 7 Edward Hardwicke, British actor (Sherlock Holmes), born in London, England (d. 2011)
  • Aug 14 Barry Frank, American television sports impresario (CBS, ABC and IMG), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2019)
  • Aug 17 Jean-Jacques Sempé, French cartoonist (Le Petit Nicolas), born in Pessac, France (d. 2022) [1]
  • Aug 20 Anthony Ainley, British actor (Doctor Who), born in Stanmore, Middlesex (d. 2004)

Melvin Van PeeblesMelvin Van Peebles (1932-2021)

Aug 21 American stage and screen actor, director (Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song; Sophisticated Gent), composer, and novelist, born in Chicago, Illinois

  • Aug 31 Benito Wogatzki, German radio and TV writer (My Best Friends), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2016)
  • Sep 3 Eileen Brennan, American actress (Laugh-In, Pvt Benjamin), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • Sep 3 Richard Tyler, American actor (Henry Aldrich-Aldrich Family), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 4 Dinsdale Landen, British actor (The Mask of Janus), born in Margate, Kent, England (d. 2003)
  • Sep 10 Bo Goldman, American screenwriter (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), born in New York City
  • Sep 16 Joan Tabor, American actress (Teenage Millionaire), born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (d. 1968)
  • 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 25 Glenn Gould, Canadian classical pianist (Bach's Goldberg Variations) and broadcaster (Solitude Trilogy), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1982)
  • 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 Jeremy Isaacs, Scottish TV executive (Channel 4) and opera company manager (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 1987-96) born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Sep 29 Mehmood [Ali], Indian actor, singer, director and producer (Do Phoo!, Vardaan), born in Bombay, British India (d. 2004)
  • Sep 29 Robert Benton, American writer and director (Kramer vs Kramer), born in Waxahachie, Texas
  • Oct 4 Felicia Farr [Olive Dines], American model and 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 15 Jaan Rääts, Estonian pianist, orchestral and film score composer, born in Tartu, Estonia (d. 2020)
  • Oct 19 Lloyd Haynes, American actor and TV writer (Pete Dixon-Room 222), born in South Bend, Indiana (d. 1986) [1]
  • Oct 19 Robert Reed, American actor (Mike-Brady Bunch, Nurse), born in Highland Park, Illinois (d. 1992)
  • Oct 20 William Christopher, American comedian and actor (M*A*S*H & AfterMASH - "Father Mulcahy"), born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Oct 23 Dimitra Arliss [Arlys], American actress (Rich Man Poor Man II, The Sting), born in Lorain, Ohio (d. 2012)
  • Oct 27 Jean-Pierre Cassel, French actor (Trout), born in Paris, France (d. 2007)
  • Oct 28 Suzy Parker, American model and actress (Chamber of Horrors), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2003)
  • Oct 30 Louis Malle, French film director (Atlantic City, Black Moon, Viva Maria), born in Thumeries, Nord, France (d. 1995)
  • Nov 1 John Clark, British actor and director (The Two of Us, Saint Joan), born in London, England
  • Nov 2 Ron Sproat, American TV writer and playwright (Dark Shadows), born in USA (d. 2009)
  • Nov 4 David Shipman, English film historian, born in Norwich, Norfolk, England (d. 1996)
  • Nov 4 Noam Pitlik, American actor and director (Sanford & Son, Bob Newhart), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
  • Nov 8 Stephane Audran, French actress (Just Before Nightfall), born in Versailles, France (d. 2018)
  • Nov 10 Roy Scheider, American actor (Jaws, The French Connection, Marathon Man, Paper Lion), born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 2008)
  • Nov 12 John Marshall, American filmmaker and activist (Ju/'hoan Bushman films), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2005) [1]
  • Nov 13 Richard Mulligan, American Emmy Award-winning actor (Soap - "Burt"; Empty Nest; The Big Bus), born in The Bronx, New York City (d. 2000)
  • Nov 14 (Hendricus) "Henk" Mochel, Dutch TV host (Rondom Tien), born in Deventer, Netherlands (d. 2016)
  • Nov 15 Petula Clark, British pop singer-songwriter (Downtown; My Love; Don't Sleep in the Subway, and actress, born in Epsom, England
  • Nov 20 Richard Dawson, British-American actor, comedian, and game show host (Hogan's Heroes, Family Feud), born in Gosport, Hampshire (d. 2012)
  • Nov 22 Robert Vaughn, American actor (Napolean Solo in Man from UNCLE, I Spy), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Nov 28 Terence Frisby, English actor and playwright (There's a Girl in My Soup), born in London, England (d. 2020)

Ellen BurstynEllen Burstyn (90 years old)

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

  • Dec 7 Gerard van den Berg, Dutch TV host (Like Father, Like Son), born in Vlaardingen, Netherlands (d. 2009)
  • Dec 11 Wynn Irwin, American actor (Lotsa Luck, Sugar Time), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • Dec 14 George Furth, American actor and director (Tammy, Good Guys, Dumplings), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)
  • 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 [Grace] Nichelle Nichols, American actress (Star Trek - "Lt. Uhura") and singer (Down To Earth; "Fly Me To The Moon"), born in Robbins, Illinois (d. 2022)
  • Dec 29 Inga Swenson, American actress (Gretchen-Benson), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Dec 31 George Schlatter, American television producer & director (Laugh-in), born in Birmingham, Alabama

About 1932

How Old? 89 or 90 years old
Generation: Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep (Feb 17, 1931 - Feb 5, 1932),
Monkey (Feb 6, 1932 - Jan 25, 1933)