Birthdays in Film & Television in 1934

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  • Jan 8 Roy Kinnear, Lancashire England, actor (TW3, Help!, The 3 Musketeers)
  • Jan 13 Rip Taylor, American actor and comedian (Gong Show, $1.98 Beauty Show), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 14 Richard Briers, English actor, (d. 2013)
  • Jan 17 Donald Cammell, film director
  • Jan 17 Shari Lewis, ventriloquist/puppeteer (Lamb Chop), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jan 20 Tom Baker, English actor (fourth Doctor in Doctor Who), born in Liverpool
  • Jan 21 Audrey Dalton, Irish actress

Person of interestBill Bixby

Jan 22 Bill Bixby, actor (Incredible Hulk, My Favorite Martian), born in San Francisco, California

Actor Bill Bixby
Actor
Bill Bixby
  • Jan 23 Lou Antonio, actor (Barney-Snoop Sisters, Makin' It), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jan 25 Elizabeth Allen, actress (Laura-Bracken's World), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Jan 28 Mitr Chaibancha, Thai actor (d. 1970)
  • Jan 29 Noel Harrison, singer/actor (Mark-Girl from UNCLE), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • Jan 30 Tammy Grimes, American actress (Unsinkable Molly Brown), born in Lynn, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • Jan 31 James Franciscus, Clayton Mo, actor (Mr Novak, Longstreet, Hunter)
  • Feb 3 Jeremy Kemp, Chesterfield England, actor (Winds of War)
  • Feb 6 Bernard Erhard, American voice actor (d. 2000)
  • Feb 11 Tina Louise, American actress (Ginger-Gilligan's Island, Julie-Dallas), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 12 Annette Crosbie, British(?) actress
  • Feb 13 George Segal, actor/banjo player (Carbon Copy, Fun with Dick & Jane)
  • Feb 14 Florence Henderson, actress and singer (Carol in The Brady Bunch), born in Dale, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • Feb 15 Graham Kennedy, Australian actor (d. 2005)
  • Feb 17 Alan Bates, Allestree England, actor (Zorba the Greek, Unmarried Woman)
  • Feb 17 Barry Humphries, Australian comedian, actor and author known for his stage alter egos (Dame Edna Everage, Sir Les Patterson), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Feb 19 Carole Eastman, American screenwriter (d. 2004)
  • Feb 21 Rue McClanahan, Healdton Oklahoma, actress (Maude, Golden Girls)
  • Feb 23 Linda Cristal, Argentinian actress (High Chapparal), born in Buenos Aires
  • Feb 25 Bernard Bresslaw, English actor (d. 1993)
  • Feb 27 Van Williams, American actor (Green Hornet, Tycoon), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Mar 3 Gia Scala, Italian actress (Angry Hills, Don't Go Near the Water)
  • Mar 4 Barbara McNair, singer/actress (Barbara McNair Show), born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • Mar 4 Anne Haney, American actress (Mrs. Sellner in Mrs. Doubtfire, Greta the secretary in Liar Liar), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2001)
  • Mar 5 James B Sikking, CA, actor (Hill St Blues, Star Trek 3, Doogie Howser)
  • Mar 6 John Noakes, British TV presenter, born in Yorkshire, England (d. 2017)
  • Mar 9 Joyce Van Patten, American actress (Good Guys, Don Rickles Show), born in Queens, New York
  • Mar 11 Sam Donaldson, ABC White House correspondent (Prime Time), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Mar 21 Al Freeman Jr, Tx, actor (One Life to Live, My Sweet Charlie), (d. 2012)
  • Mar 22 May Britt, Swedish actress (Young Lions)/wife of Sammy Davis Jr
  • Mar 22 Larry Martyn, English comedy actor (d. 1994)
  • Mar 23 Mark Rydell, American actor (Havana, Punchline, Long Goodbye), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 23 Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor (d. 2006)
  • Mar 24 William Smith, American actor
  • Mar 26 Alan Arkin, American actor (Catch 22, In-Laws, Simon, Wait Until Dark), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 31 Richard Chamberlain, American actor (Dr Kildare), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • Apr 1 Don Hastings, American actor (Capt Video, Bob-As the World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 2 Brian Glover, British actor and wrestler (Alien 3, Kes), born in Sheffield, England (d. 1997)
  • Apr 4 Dorothy Grenfell Williams, radio producer and broadcaster, born in Johannesburg (d. 1994)
  • Apr 7 Ian Richards, actor (Montgomery-Ike), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Apr 7 Ian Richardson, Scottish actor (d. 2007)
  • Apr 16 Richard Kenshaw, British broadcaster
  • Apr 18 James Drury, American actor (Virginian), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 18 Mark Kingston, actor (Intimate Contact)

  • Apr 24 John Barbour, TV host (Real People), born in Toronto, Ontario

Person of interestShirley MacLaine

Apr 24 Shirley MacLaine, American actress and mystic (Irma la Douce), born in Richmond, Virginia

  • Apr 25 Denny "Scott" Miller, American actor (Wagon Train), born in Bloomington Ind, (d. 2014)
  • May 4 Pete Barbutti, comedian (Garry Moore Show), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • May 9 Alan Bennett, England, playwright/actor (Secret Policeman's Other Ball)
  • May 10 Gary Owens, American disc jockey/TV host (Laugh In, Gong Show), born in Mitchell, South Dakota
  • May 10 Jeanine Basinger, American film scholar
  • May 14 Siân Phillips, Welsh actress
  • May 18 Dwayne Hickman, LA, actor (Dobie Gillis, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini)
  • May 19 David Sinclair, actor (Love & Hate)
  • May 29 Nanette Newman, English writer/actress (Endless Game, Of Human Bondage), born in Northampton, England
  • May 31 Jim Hutton, Binghamton NY, actor (Ellery Queen)
  • Jun 1 Pat Boone, Florida, singer/actor (April Love, Cross & Switchblade)
  • Jun 1 Peter Masterson, actor (Ambush Bay), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jun 1 Sylvia Syms, English actress (Asylum, Moonraker, Shirley Valentine), born in London, England
  • Jun 5 Katherine Helmond, actress (Soap, Coach)
  • Jun 8 Millicent Martin, Romford England, actress (Alfie, Nothing but the Best)
  • Jun 16 Eileen Atkins, actress (Equus, Devil Within Her), born in London, England
  • Jun 16 Janet Pilgrim, playmate (July 1955, Dec 1955, Oct 1956)
  • Jun 16 Bill Cobbs [Wilbert], American actor (Night at the Museum, The Color of Money), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jun 20 Wendy Craig, England, actress (Joseph Andrews)
  • Jun 20 Rossana Podestà, Italian actress (Helen of Troy), (d. 2013)
  • Jun 26 Josef Sommer, German actor (Witness, Target, Iceman, Forced March)
  • Jul 1 Jamie Farr, actor (Klinger-M*A*S*H, AfterMASH), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Jul 1 Jean Marsh, actress (Dark Places, Eagle has Landed), born in London, England

Person of interestSydney Pollack

Jul 1 Sydney Pollack, American diretcor, actor and producer (Tootsie, Out of Africa), born in Lafayette, Indiana (d. 2008)

Film Director, Producer and Actor Sydney Pollack
Film Director, Producer and Actor
Sydney Pollack
  • Jul 1 Claude Berri, French actor, director and screenwriter
  • Jul 4 Colin Welland, screenwriter (Chariots of Fire) and actor (Straw Dogs) born in Liverpool, England (d. 2015)
  • Jul 8 Marty Feldman, comedian (Young Frankenstein), born in London, England
  • Jul 15 Risto Jarva, Finnish filmmaker (d. 1977)
  • Jul 17 Pat McCormick, comedian (Don Rickles Show)
  • Jul 18 Edward Bond, English playwright/director (Blow-up)
  • Jul 18 Darlene Conley, American actress (d. 2007)
  • Jul 19 Willem Nijholt, actor (De Nietsnut, Respect, Op Afbetaling)

Person of interestLouise Fletcher

Jul 22 Louise Fletcher, actress (One Flew over Cuckoo's Nest), born in Birmingham, Alabama

  • Jul 25 Claude Zidi, French film director and screenwriter
  • Jul 26 Ken Pogue, Canadian actor (Adderly, Katts and Dog), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2015)
  • Jul 30 Ben Piazza, actor (Blues Brothers, Ben Casey, Dallas), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Aug 2 Albert W Hall, actor (Apocalypse Now)
  • Aug 3 Haystacks Calhoun, American professional wrestler (d. 1989)
  • Aug 16 John Standing, British actor (Edward-Lime Street), born in London, England
  • Aug 16 Ketty Lester, [Revoyda Frierson], US singer/actress (Love Letters)
  • Aug 16 Pierre Richard, French actor and director (The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe), born in Valenciennes, Nord, France
  • Aug 20 Armi Kuusela, Finnish beauty queen
  • Aug 22 Diana Sands, American actress (Raisin in the Sun, Doctor's Wife), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 22 Margaret Douglas, chief political adviser (BBC)
  • Aug 24 Kenny Baker, English actor (R2D2-Star Wars), born in Solihull (d. 2016)
  • Aug 25 Eddie Ilarde, Filipino disk jockey, television host and Senator, born in Iriga, Philippines
  • Aug 30 Eric Schneider, Dutch actor (Drop Out, Family, Flanagan)
  • Aug 31 Nikos Xanthopoulos, Greek actor
  • Sep 5 Carol Lawrence, American actress (West Side Story), born in Melrose Park, Illinois
  • Sep 6 Jody McCrea, American actor (Ben Matheson-Wichita Town), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • Sep 10 Charles Kuralt, newscaster (On the Road), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Sep 11 Ian Abercrombie, English actor (Birds of Prey, Desperate Housewives), born in Grays

Person of interestSophia Loren

Sep 20 Sophia Loren, Italian actress (La Ciociara, Desire Under the Elms, Black Orchid), born in Rome, Italy

Actress Sophia Loren
Actress
Sophia Loren
  • Sep 24 Robert Lang, actor (Night Watch)/director
  • Sep 25 Jean Sorel, French actor
  • Sep 27 Barbara Howar, reporter (Wash Post, Entertainment Tonight), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Sep 27 Claude Jarman Jr, actor (Rio Grande, Inside Straight), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Sep 27 Greg Morris, actor (Mission Impossible, Vega$), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Sep 27 Wilford Brimley, Salt Lake City Utah, actor (Gus-Our House, Cocoon)
  • Sep 28 Brigitte Bardot, French actress, model, animal activist and sex kitten (And God Created Women), born in Paris, France
  • Sep 28 Janet Munro, British actress (d. 1972)
  • Sep 30 Anna Kashfi [Joan O'Callaghan], Welsh actress and 1st wife of Marlon Barando, born in Darjeeling, India (d. 2015)
  • Oct 3 Madlyn Rhue, actress (Bracken's World, Executive Suite), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 15 Peter Haskell, actor (Bracken's World, Rituals), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 15 John Coleman, American journalist, co-founder of The Weather Channel and broadcaster (1953-2014), born in Alpine, Texas (d. 2018)
  • Oct 18 Inger Stevens, actress (Katy-Farmer's Daughter), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Oct 18 Calvin Lockhart, Bahamian actor (d. 2007)
  • Oct 20 Michael Dunn, Shattuck OK, actor (House of the Damned, Ship of Fools)
  • Oct 20 Timothy West, Yorkshire England, actor (Masada)
  • Oct 27 Giorgos Konstadinou, Greek actor and director, born in Athens, Greece
  • Oct 29 Pim Jacobs, jazz pianist, Dutch TV host and actor (Gilas)
  • Oct 30 Hamilton Camp, actor (Andrew-He & She, Meatballs 2), born in London, England
  • Oct 31 Norman Beaton, Guyanese actor (Eureka, Black Joy, Mighty Quinn), born in Georgetown, British Guiana (d. 1994)
  • Nov 3 Ruma Guha Thakurta, Singer, Actress, Dancer, Founder of Calcutta Youth Choir
  • Nov 5 Victor Argo, American actor (d. 2004)
  • Nov 12 Ann Flood, American actress (Edge of Night), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 13 Garry Marshall, American TV and film director (Happy Days, Pretty Woman), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Nov 17 Fenella Fielding, English actress
  • Nov 21 Laurence Luckinbill, actor (Delphi Bureau, Ike), born in Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • Nov 23 Robert Towne, producer/screenwriter (Chinatown)
  • Dec 4 Victor French, actor (Highway to Heaven), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Dec 4 Wink Martindale, TV host (Tic-Tac-Dough, Can You Top This), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • Dec 6 Nick Bockwinkel, wrestler (WCW/AWA)

Person of interestJudi Dench

Dec 9 Judi Dench, British actress (Henry V, Wetherby, Skyfall), born in York, England

Actress Judi Dench
Actress
Judi Dench
  • Dec 13 Richard Darryl Zanuck, film producer/executive, (d. 2012)
  • Dec 25 John Ashley, actor (Clipper-Straightaway), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Dec 28 David Warrilow, actor (Simon, Radio Days, Dakota Road, Barton Fink)

Person of interestMaggie Smith

Dec 28 Maggie Smith, English actress (Death on Nile, Clash of Titans), born in Ilford, England

Actress Maggie Smith
Actress
Maggie Smith
  • Dec 28 Yujiro Ishihara, Japanese actor (d. 1987)
  • Dec 29 Ed Flanders, actor (Dr Westphall-St Elsewhere), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Dec 29 Tom Jarriel, LaGrange Ga, newscaster (ABC Weekend News, 20/20)
  • Dec 30 Nicolas Coster, British actor (Our Private World, Ryan's Four), born in London
  • Dec 30 Russ Tamblyn, actor (Win Place or Steal, Twin Peaks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 30 Joseph Bologna, American actor (Citizen Cohn, My Favorite Year), born in Brooklyn, New York