On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in 1935

  • Jan 3 David Vine, British sports broadcaster (BBC Match of the Day, World Snooker C'ships, Olympics coverage), born in Newton Abbot, England (d. 2009)
  • Jan 3 Jeremy Kemp, British actor (The Winds of War; The Blue Max), born in Chesterfield, England (d. 2019) [some sources give birth date as 3 Feb 1934]
  • Jan 8 Nolan Miller, American fashion & jewellery designer (Dynasty, Love Boat), born in Burkburnett, Texas (d. 2012)

Person of interestBob Denver

Jan 9 Bob Denver, American actor (The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Gilligan's Island), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2005)

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver
  • Jan 9 Richard "Dick" Enberg, American sportscaster (NBC, CBS, ESPN), born in Mt Clemens, Michigan (d. 2017)
  • Jan 11 Ghita Nørby, Danish actress
  • Jan 11 Melvyn Hayes [Melvyn Hyams], English actor (Gunner "Gloria Beaumont in 'It Ain't Half Hot Mum'), born in London, England
  • Jan 12 Ron Harper, American actor (Wendy & Me, Planet of the Apes), born in Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 19 Soumitra Chatterjee, Indian actor, playwright and poet (Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy), born in Calcutta, British India (d. 2020) [1]
  • Jan 21 Ann Wedgeworth, actress (Tiger's Tale, Men's Club, Bogie), born in Abilene, Texas
  • Jan 22 Seymour Cassel, American actor (Faces, Plain Clothes, Valentino), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2019)
  • Jan 24 Bamber Gascoigne, English television presenter (University Challenge), born in London, England
  • Jan 26 Bob Uecker, catcher/actor (Mr Belvedere), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jan 28 Nicholas Pryor, American actor (The Hunger Games), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jan 30 Elsa Martinelli, Italian actress (Indian Fighter), born in Grosseto, Tuscany, Italy (d. 2017)
  • Feb 12 Gene McDaniels, American vocalist ("A Hundred Pounds Of Clay"), songwriter ("I Feel Like Making Love") and actor (Young Swingers), born in Kansas City, Kansas (d. 2011)

  • Feb 14 Christine CT "Christel" Adelaar, Dutch actress (Pipo the Clown)
  • Feb 16 Brian Bedford, English actor (Anthony-Coronet Blue), born in Morley, West Yorkshire (d. 2016)
  • Feb 16 Salvatore "Sonny" Bono, American musician, vocalist, (Sonny & Cher), actor, and politician (US Congress (R)-CA, 1995-98), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1998)
  • Feb 17 Christina Pickles, UK-born American actress (St Elsewhere), born in Halifax, England
  • Feb 21 Mark McManus, Scottish actor (Taggart, Nightstick, 2000 Weeks, 12th Night), born in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
  • Mar 1 Robert Conrad [Conrad R. Falk], American actor (Wild Wild West), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • Mar 2 Al Waxman, actor (Cagney & Lacey, Meatballs 3, Spasms), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 2 Porky Pig, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Friz Freleng and Frank Tashlin (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "I Haven't Got a Hat"
  • Mar 11 Sandra Milo, Italian actress
  • Mar 13 Don Nute, American actor, born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • Mar 13 Joseph Mascolo, American actor (Days of Our Lives), born in West Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2016)
  • Mar 13 Leslie Parrish, American actress and activist, born in Melrose, Massachusetts
  • Mar 15 Judd Hirsch, actor (Alex-Taxi, Dear John, Ordinary People), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Mar 17 Adam Wade, American singer & actor (The Writing On The Wall), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 19 Burt Metcalfe, Saskatchewan Canada, actor/dir (Father of the Bride)
  • Mar 19 Phyllis Newman, actress (Coming of Age, TW3), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Mar 20 Ted Bessell, American director and actor (Don-That Girl, Gomer Pyle- Frankie), born in Flushing, New York (d. 1996)
  • Mar 22 M[ichael] Emmet Walsh, American actor (Wildcats, War Party), born in Ogdensburg New York
  • Mar 23 Barry Cryer, comedian/writer (Goodies Rule-OK, All You Need is Cash)
  • Mar 24 Mary Berry, English food writer and TV presenter (The Great British Bake Off), born in Bath, England

  • Mar 25 Susan Engel, British actress (Ascendancy), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Mar 27 Julian Glover, English actor (QED, Heat & Dust, Mandela), born in Hampstead, London

Person of interestMichael Parkinson

Mar 28 Michael Parkinson, English broadcaster and talkshow host (Parkinson), born in Cudworth, West Riding

  • Apr 1 Hans H Boswinkel, actor and director (Surprise Attack, Tutorials in Love)
  • Apr 2 Sharon Acker, Canadian actress (Della Street-Perry Mason 1973), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 9 Avery Schreiber, American comedian and actor (My Mother the Car), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2002)
  • Apr 13 Lyle Waggoner, American actor (The Carol Burnett Show; Wonder Woman), born in Kansas City, Kansas (d. 2020)
  • Apr 14 Joan Darling, American actress (Frieda-Owen Marshall), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Apr 17 Theo Angelopoulos, Greek film director (Eternity and a Day, The Travelling Players), born in Athens, Greece (d. 2012)

Person of interestDudley Moore

Apr 19 Dudley Moore, English comedian, actor (10; Arthur; Bedazzled), jazz pianist, and composer, born in London (d. 2002)

Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician Dudley Moore
Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician
Dudley Moore
  • Apr 21 Charles Grodin, Pitt, actor, Woman in Red, Lonely Guy, Heartbreak Kid)
  • Apr 25 April Ashley, English model and one of the earliest British people known to have had sex reassignment surgery, born in Liverpool
  • Apr 29 Lennie "Len" Weinrib, American comedian and actor (H.R. Pufnstuf, Bedknobs and Broomsticks), born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • May 1 Ann Robinson, American actress
  • May 2 Lance LeGault, American actor (The A-Team), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • May 3 Ron Popeil, American inventor and TV personality, born in NYC, New York
  • May 5 Douglas Marland, American soap opera writer (Gen Hospital), born in West Sand Lake, New York (d. 1993)
  • May 7 Kevin O'Connor, actor (Bogie, Special Effects), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • May 8 Salome Jens, actress (From Here to Eternity), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • May 9 Nole "Nokie" Edwards, American surf-rock guitarist (The Ventures) and actor (Deadwood), born in Lahoma, Oklahoma (d. 2018)
  • May 11 Doug McClure, American actor (Checkmate, Virginian, Roots), born in Glendale, California (d. 1995)
  • May 19 David Hartman, Pawtucket RI, TV personality (Good Morning America)
  • May 23 Lasse Strömstedt, Swedish writer and actor, born in Gävle, Sweden (d. 2009)
  • May 25 Victoria Shaw, Australian-American actress (Alvarez Kelly, Westworld), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1988)
  • May 26 Sheila Steafel, South African-British actress (The 10th Kingdom), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2019)
  • May 27 Lee Meriwether, Miss America (Time Tunnel, Barnaby Jones), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 2 Roger Brierley, English actor (d. 2005)
  • Jun 4 Hendrikus C "Henk" Admiraal, Dutch actor (Rififi in Amsterdam)
  • Jun 7 Harry Crews, American writer and actor (Indian Runner), born in Alma, Georgia (d. 2012)
  • Jun 9 Diana Van Der Vlis, Canadian American actress (Lovespell, Girl in Black Stockings), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2001)
  • Jun 15 Belinda Lee, English actress (Who Done It, Runaway Bus), born in Devon, England (d. 1961)
  • Jun 16 James Bolam, English actor (When the Boat Comes In, The Beiderbecke Trilogy), born in Sunderland, England
  • Jun 21 Monte Markham, American actor (Second Hundred Years, Dallas), born in Manatee County, Florida
  • Jun 27 Laurent Terzieff, French actor (Head Over Heels, Milky Way), born in Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France (d. 2010)
  • Jun 27 Ramon Zamora, Filipino martial arts actor, born in San Juan, Rizal, Philippines (d. 2007)
  • Jun 28 John Inman, English actor (Mr. Humphries-Are You Being Served?), born in Preston, Lancashire, England (d. 2007)
  • Jul 1 Dave Prowse, English actor (Darth Vader), born in Bristol. England (d. 2020)
  • Jul 8 Steve Lawrence [Sidney Leibowitz], American singer and actor (Go Away Little Girl, Lonely Guy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 9 Ronnie Burns, American actor and adopted son of George Burns, born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • Jul 10 Tura Satana, Japanese-American actress (Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!), born in Hokkaidō, Japan (d. 2011)
  • Jul 15 Alex Karras, NFLer (Detroit Lions)/actor (George-Webster), born in Gary, Indiana (d. 2012)
  • Jul 15 Ken Kercheval, Wolcottville Ind, actor (Cliff Barnes-Dallas)
  • Jul 16 Tom Rosenthal, British publisher and broadcaster, born in London (d. 2014)
  • Jul 17 Donald Sutherland, St John New Brunswick, Canadian actor (M*A*S*H, Body Snatchers)
  • Jul 17 Diahann Carroll, American actress (Julia, Claudine, Dominique-Dynasty), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2019)
  • Jul 19 Vasily Livanov, Russian film actor and screenwriter, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jul 20 Ted Rogers, comedian (Aladdin, Cinderella), born in London, England
  • Jul 25 Barbara Harris [Sandra Mankwitz], American actress (Plaza Suite, Family Plot), born in Evanston, lllinois (d. 2018)
  • Jul 28 Simon Dee, British television broadcaster
  • Jul 31 Geoffrey Lewis, actor (Earl-Flo, Gun Shy), born in Plainfield, New Jersey
  • Jul 31 Yvon Deschamps, French-Canadian author and humorist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jul 31 Mort Crim, American broadcast journalist, author, and inspiration for the Ron Burgundy character in the "Anchorman" films, born in West Frankfort, Illinois
  • Aug 5 John Saxon, American actor (Bees, Nightmare on Elm St, Electric Horseman), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2020)
  • Aug 5 Zakes Mokae, actor (Comedians), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Aug 8 Donald P. Bellisario, American television producer

  • Aug 12 John Cazale, Italian-American actor (d. 1978)
  • Aug 15 Abby Dalton, American actress (Joey Bishop Show), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Aug 15 Jim Dale, English actor, director and singer (Barnum; My One & Only), born in Rothwell, England
  • Aug 16 Betsy von Furstenberg, Nelheim Ger, actress (Machine Calls it Murder)
  • Aug 17 Oleg Tabakov, Soviet-Russian actor and artistic director (Moscow Art Theatre), born in Saratov, Russian SFSR (d. 2018)
  • Aug 18 Gail Fisher, American actress (Peggy-Mannix), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • Aug 22 Morton Dean, American TV newscaster (CBS, ABC), born in Fall River, Massachusetts
  • Aug 23 Roy Strong, English writer, art historian and director (Victoria & Albert Museum), born in Winchmore Hill, Middlesex, England
  • Aug 29 William Friedkin, American director, producer, writer (The Exorcist, The French Connection), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 5 Johnny Briggs, English actor (Mike Baldwin on Coronation Street), born in London, England (d. 2021)
  • Sep 6 Bob Bouber [Boris Blom], Dutch singer (ZZ & Masks) and actor, born in Amsterdam
  • Sep 9 [Chaim] Topol, actor (Fiddler on the Roof), born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Sep 10 John Palmer, American news anchor (NBC Weekend News), born in Kingsport, Tennessee
  • Sep 15 Jacques d'Ancona, journalist/TV host (Sound-Mix Show)
  • Sep 21 Henry Gibson, American actor and comedian (Nashville, Laugh-In's poet), born in Germantown, Philadelphia (d. 2009)
  • Sep 24 Barbara Brilliant, Canadian TV host and journalist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 24 Sean McCann, Canadian actor (...First Do No Harm), born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • Sep 28 Heather Sears, actress (Room at the Top), born in London, England

Person of interestJulie Andrews

Oct 1 Julie Andrews, British actress and singer (Mary Poppins; The Sound Of Music), born in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

Actress and Singer Julie Andrews
Actress and Singer
Julie Andrews
  • Oct 4 Eddie Applegate, American actor (Patty Duke Show), born in Wyncote, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Oct 5 Peter Brown [Pierre Lind de Lappe], American actor (Lawman, Laredo, Bold & Beautiful), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Oct 6 Bruno Sammartino, Italian American strongman and professional wrestler, born in Pizzoferrato, Italy (d. 2018)
  • Oct 6 Charito Solis, Filipino actress (d. 1998)
  • Oct 9 Jules Croiset, Dutch actor (Help, Doctor Verzuipt!), born in Deventer, Netherlands
  • Oct 9 Paul Beers, Dutch actor (Mother Courage & Her Children)
  • Oct 13 Philippine Aeckerlin, Dutch actress (Oh Venus, Daddy Longlegs), born in Schiebroek, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Oct 15 Hans Croiset, Dutch theatre director and actor (Witte Waan), born in Amsterdam

Person of interestPeter Boyle

Oct 18 Peter Boyle, American actor (Joe, Candidate, Everybody Loves Raymond), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania

  • Oct 20 Jerry Orbach, actor (Law & Order, Dirty Dancing), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Oct 23 Jimmy Dale, British-Canadian pianist and orchestra leader (The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour), born in London, England (d. 2017)

  • Oct 29 Isao Takahata, Japanese anime film director, screenwriter and producer (Grave of the Fireflies, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya), born in Ujiyamada, Mie, Japan (d. 2018)
  • Oct 30 Michael Winner, English film producer and director (Big Sleep, Death Wish), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • Nov 5 Dick Davalos, American actor (Jeff-The Americans), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Nov 5 Christopher Wood, English screenwriter and novelist (Confessions), born in Lambeth, London (d. 2015)
  • Nov 8 Alain Delon, French actor (Honor Among Thieves, Return of Zorro), born in Sceaux, France
  • Nov 10 Pippa Scott, American actress (Virginian, Mr Lucky), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 11 Birgitta "Bibi" Andersson, Swedish actress (Persona, Wild Strawberries), born in Kungsholmen, Stockholms län, Sweden (d. 2019)
  • Nov 13 Tom Atkins, American actor (Escape from New York), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 14 Don Stewart, actor (Guiding Light)
  • Nov 22 Michael Callan [Calinieff], actor (Peter-Occasional Wife), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 26 Marian Mercer, American actress and singer (Dean Martin Show), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 2011)
  • Nov 27 Verity Lambert, English film and TV producer (1st producer of Doctor Who, The Naked Civil Servant), born in London (d. 2007)
  • Nov 27 Les Blank, American documentary filmmaker, born in Tampa, Florida (d. 2013)

Person of interestWoody Allen

Dec 1 Woody Allen [Allen Konigsberg], American film director and actor (Zelig, Annie Hall), born in Brooklyn, New York

Actor, Screenwriter and Director Woody Allen
Actor, Screenwriter and Director
Woody Allen
  • Dec 6 Jean Lapointe, Quebec comedian, singer and senator
  • Dec 8 Dharmendra, Indian actor (Sholay), born in Nasrali, Punjab, British India
  • Dec 11 Femke Boersma, Dutch actress (Verjaring, Pastorale 1943), born in Amsterdam
  • Dec 11 Ron Carey, American actor (Barney Miller), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2007)
  • Dec 14 Barbara Leigh-Hunt, British actress (Search for the Nile), born in Bath, Somerset, England
  • Dec 14 Lee Remick, American actress (Days of Wine & Rose, Long Hot Summer), born in Quincy, Massachusetts (d. 1991)
  • Dec 14 Lewis Arquette, American actor (Horror Show, Book of Love), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2001)
  • Dec 17 George Lindsey, American actor (The Andy Griffith Show), (d. 2012)
  • Dec 19 Barbara Bostock, American actress
  • Dec 20 Khalid "Billy" Ibadulla, Pakistani cricket batsman (4 Tests; 1 x 100; Warwickshire, Otago) and broadcaster (TVNZ), born in Lahore, Pakistan
  • Dec 21 John G. Avildsen, American film director (Rocky, The Karate Kid), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Dec 27 Norma Rae Beatty Ashby, broadcaster/TV producer
  • Dec 30 Jack Riley, American actor (The Bob Newhart Show), born in Cleveland (d. 2016)

About 1935

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