Birthdays in Film & Television in 1936

  • Jan 3 Betty Rollin, actress (Crossing Delancey)/author (Last Wish)
  • Jan 5 Florence King, American humorist
  • Jan 10 Burnum Burnum, Australian Aboriginal activist, actor, author and dreamer (d. 1997)
  • Jan 11 Linda Lawson, actress (Don't Call Me Charlie), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Jan 11 Meindert Leerling, Dutch TV director/MP (RPF)
  • Jan 16 Michael White, British theater/film producer (The Rocky Horror Show), born in Glasgow (d. 2016)
  • Jan 17 Jerry Fogel, actor (Jerry-Mothers-in-Law, White Shadow), born in Rochester, New York
  • Jan 21 Koji Hashimoto, Japanese film director (d. 2005)
  • Jan 25 Diana Hyland, Cleve Hgts Ohio, actress (Peyton Place, 8 is Enough)
  • Jan 27 Troy Donahue, American actor (Surfside Six, Cockfighter, Hawaiian Eye), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 28 Alan Alda, [Alphonso D'Abruzzo], American actor (Hawkeye Pierce-M*A*S*H), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 2 Duane Jones, American actor
  • Feb 4 Gary Conway, actor (Burke's Law, Land of the Giants), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Feb 4 David Brenner, American stand-up comedian and TV talk show host (Nightlife) known as a pioneer of observational comedy, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • Feb 9 Clive Swift, actor (Frenzy, Passage to India), born in Liverpool, England
  • Feb 11 Burt Reynolds, Mich, actor (Evening Shade, Strip Tease, Cannonball)
  • Feb 12 Joe Don Baker, American actor (Eischied, Walking Tall, Fletch), born in Groesback, Texas
  • Feb 12 Paul Shenar, American actor (Carrington-Roots), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Feb 14 Andrew Prine, American actor (V, W.E.B., Wide Country), born in Jennings, Florida
  • Feb 20 Larry Hovis, Wapito Wash, comedian (Gomer Pyle, Hogan's Heroes)
  • Feb 20 Marj Dusay, [Mahoney], Russell Ks, actress (Kate-Bret Maverick)
  • Feb 25 Jonnie Nicely, playmate (Aug, 1956)
  • Feb 26 Manmohan Desai, Indian filmmaker (Amar Akbar Anthony, Suhaag), born in Bombay, British India (d. 1994)
  • Feb 27 Roger M Mahoney, archbishop of Los Angeles (1985- ), born in Hollywood, California
  • Feb 27 Virginia Maskell, actress (Suspect, Doctor in Love, Man Upstairs)
  • Feb 29 Alex Rocco, American actor (The Godfather, The Famous Teddy Z), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • Mar 2 Henny Boskamp, [Hoelscher], actor (Troeleke)
  • Mar 5 Dean Stockwell, California, actor (Werewolf of Washington, Blue Velvet)
  • Mar 8 Sue Ane Langdon, actress (Bachelor Father, Arnie), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Mar 9 Marty Ingels, American comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • Mar 9 Elina Salo, Finnish actress (Hamlet Goes Business), born in Sipoo, Finland
  • Mar 10 Juda Bar-Norwegian, Israeli/Dutch mime/actor (King)
  • Mar 12 Lloyd Dobbins, newscaster (NBC News Overnight), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • Mar 19 Ursula Andress, Swiss model, actress and sex symbol (Dr. No, Casino Royale, She, Sensuous Nurse), born in Ostermundigen, Switzerland

Person of interestVaughn Meader

Mar 20 Vaughn Meader, American comedian and musician, born in Waterville, Maine (d. 2004)

Comedian and Musician Vaughn Meader
Comedian and Musician
Vaughn Meader
  • Mar 27 Jerry Lacy, American actor (Play it Again Sam), born in Sioux City, Iowa
  • Mar 31 Dokumamushi Sandayu, Japanese actor
  • Apr 8 Klaus Lowitsch, actor (Despair, Marriage of Marla Braun), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Apr 9 Jerzy Maksymiuk, Polish pianist, composer and conductor (BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra 1983-93), born in Grodno, Poland

Person of interestJohn Madden

Apr 10 John Madden, NFL coach (Oakland Raiders) and sports commentator (CBS, FOX), born in Austin, Minnesota

NFL Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
NFL Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden
  • Apr 12 Charles Napier, American actor (Night Stalker, Rambo), born in Mt. Union, Kentucky (d. 2011)
  • Apr 14 Kenneth Mars, American actor
  • Apr 18 Harold Innocent, [HS Harrison], English actor (Tall Guy)

Person of interestGlen Campbell

Apr 22 Glen Campbell, American actor and singer (Time I Get to Phoenix), born in Delight, Arkansas (d. 2017)

Actor and Country Singer Glen Campbell
Actor and Country Singer
Glen Campbell
  • Apr 24 Jill Ireland, English actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino), born in London, England (d. 1990)
  • Apr 29 Lane Smith, actor (Perry White-Lois & Clark), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Apr 30 Zohra Lampert, actress (Doctors' Hospital, Girl With Something Extra)
  • May 2 Quinn Redeker, American actor (Dan Raven, Young & Restless), born in Woodstock, Illinois
  • May 6 Joanna Dunham, actress (Possession, House the Dripped Blood)
  • May 9 Albert Finney, Salford UK, actor (Dresser, Under the Volcano)

Person of interestGlenda Jackson

May 9 Glenda Jackson, English actress (Women in Love), born in Cheshire, England


  • May 9 Terry Drinkwater, TV newsman (CBS)
  • May 12 Tom Snyder,American newscaster (The Tomorow Show, NBC Weekend News), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2007)
  • May 12 Klaus Doldinger, German jazz saxophonist (Passport) and composer for film, born in Berlin
  • May 13 Rafael Campos, Santiago Dominican Republic, actor (Tonka)
  • May 15 Anna Maria Alberghetti, Italian singer/actress (Cinderfella)
  • May 16 Roy Hudd, English comedian (Blood Beast Terror, Vampire Beast Craves Blood)
  • May 17 Dennis Hopper, American actor (True Grit, Blue Velvet, Easy Rider), born in Dodge City, Kansas (d. 2010)
  • May 20 Anthony Zerbe, Cal, actor (Harry-O, Centennial, They Call Me Mr Tibbs)
  • May 23 Charles Kimbrough, actor (Murphy Brown)
  • May 27 Louis Gossett Jr, American actor (Officer & Gentleman, Deep), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 29 Arlene McQuade, American actress (Rosalie-Goldbergs), born in NYC, New York
  • May 30 Keir Dullea, actor (2001, 2010, David & Lisa), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • May 30 Ruta Lee, actress (Operation Eichmann, Marjorie Morningstar)
  • Jun 1 Bekim Fehmiu, Yugoslavian actor (Black Sunday, Permission to Kill, Cagliostro), born in Sarajevo, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2010)
  • Jun 2 Sally Kellerman, actress (M*A*S*H, Back to School), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jun 4 Bruce Dern, American actor (Nebraska, The Hateful Eight, Django Unchained), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 5 Connie Hines, American actress
  • Jun 8 James Darren, American actor (TJ Hooker, Diamond Head, Venus in Furs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 11 Jud Strunk, American singer and comedian (Laugh-In), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 1981)
  • Jun 14 Irmelin Sandman Lilius, Finnish actor
  • Jun 15 Claude Brasseur, actor (Josepha, Pardon Mon Affair), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 16 Fred Oster, Dutch TV host
  • Jun 17 Ken Loach, British film director (The Wind That Shakes the Barley), born in Nuneaton, Warwickshire
  • Jun 22 Kris Kristofferson, American singer/actor (Amerika, Millennium), born in Brownsville, Texas
  • Jun 23 Berend Boudewijn [van der Woude], Dutch TV host/director (Baantjer)
  • Jun 30 Dave Van Ronk, rocker/actor (Caffe Lena)
  • Jun 30 Nancy Dussault, actress (Muriel-Too Close for Comfort), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Jun 30 Tony Musante, actor (David Toma-Toma, Nowhere to Hide), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 2013)
  • Jun 30 Assia Djebar [Fatma-Zohra Imalhayène], Algerian writer and filmmaker, born in Iol, Algeria (d. 2015)
  • Jul 5 Shirley Knight, Goessei Kansas, actress (Endless Love, Secrets)
  • Jul 6 Dave Allen, Irish comedian (d. 2005)
  • Jul 8 Rudolf W de Korte, Dutch Unilever-director/minister EA (L)
  • Jul 8 Tony Warren [Anthony McVay Simpson], actor and tv screenwriter (Coronation Street), born in Pendlebury, Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • Jul 9 James Hampton, American actor (Bugler Dobbs-F Troop, Teen Wolf), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jul 12 Jan Nemec, Czech film director (Diamonds of the Night), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2016)
  • Jul 24 Mark Goddard, actor (Don West-Lost in Space), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Jul 26 Kathryn Hays, American actress (Kim Hughes-As the World Turns), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 26 Mary Millar, English actress (d. 1998)
  • Jul 30 Ralph Taeger, Richmond Hill NY, actor (Klondike, Acapulco, Hondo)
  • Aug 1 Laurie Taylor, English sociologist and broadcaster (BBC Radio 4), born in Liverpool, England
  • Aug 3 Edward Petherbridge, English actor
  • Aug 5 John Dancy, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday), born in Jackson, Texas
  • Aug 8 Keith Barron, Mexborough England, actor (At Earth's Core, Baby Love)
  • Aug 14 Trevor Bannister, British actor (Are You Being Served?), born in Durrington, Wiltshire (d. 2011)
  • Aug 16 Anita Gillette, American actress (Quincy ME, Marathon, Moonstruck), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Aug 16 Gary Clarke, actor (Hondo, Virginian, Michael Shayne), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 17 Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Native American musician-actor (d. 2007)

Person of interestRobert Redford

Aug 18 Robert Redford, American actor (Sting, Candidate, Natural, Great Gatsby), born in Santa Monica, California

  • Aug 20 Sam Melville, US actor (Mike Danko-Rookies, Roughnecks), born in Fillmore, Utah (d. 1989)
  • Aug 26 Yvette Vickers, KC, playmate (Jul 1959)/actress (Attack of 50' Woman)
  • Sep 11 Charles Dierkop, LaCrosse Wisc, actor (Det Pete Royster-Police Woman)
  • Sep 14 Nicol Williamson, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scottish actor (Excalibur, Spawn)
  • Sep 14 Walter Koenig, actor (Checkov-Star Trek), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 20 Dany Carrel, Touraine Indo-china, actress (Passionate Summer)
  • Sep 22 Art Metrano, American comedian (Amy Prentiss, Joanie Loves Chachi), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestJim Henson

Sep 24 Jim Henson, muppeteer (Sesame Street, Muppet Show), born in Greenville, Mississippi (d. 1990)

Muppeteer Jim Henson
Muppeteer
Jim Henson
  • Sep 25 Juliet Prowse, actress/dancer (Who Killed Teddy Bear), born in Mumbai, India
  • Sep 27 Gordon Honeycombe, British broadcaster/author, born in Karachi, Colonial India (d. 2015)
  • Sep 27 Don Cornelius, American television host (Soul Train), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • Sep 28 Robert Hogan, American actor (Peyton Place, Operation Petticoat), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 28 Robert Wolders, Rotterdam Holland, actor (Erik Hunter-Laredo)
  • Sep 28 Nabil Maleh, Syrian film director and writer, born in Damascus, Syria (d. 2016)
  • Sep 29 Mylene Demongeot, Nice France, actress (3 Murderesses)
  • Oct 1 Stella Stevens, Yazoo City Miss, actress (Girls! Girls!, Manitou)
  • Oct 6 Anna Quayle, actress (Mistress Pamela)
  • Oct 9 Brian Blessed, Mexborough, Yorkshire, English actor (King Arthur, High Road to China)
  • Oct 10 Judith Chalmers, English TV hostess (Wish You Were Here)
  • Oct 12 Tony Kubek, shortstop (NY Yankees) and sportscaster (NBC-TV, Madison Square Garden), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Oct 13 Cliff Gorman, American actor (Boys in the Band, Angel), born in Queens, New York (d. 2002)
  • Oct 16 Peter Bowles, English actor
  • Oct 19 Tony Lo Bianco, actor (Ann Jillian Story, Hizzoner!), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 24 David Nelson, American actor, director, and producer (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), born in NYC, New York (d. 2011)
  • Oct 26 Shelley Morrison, American actress (General Hospital, Will & Grace), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 29 Akiko Kojima, Japanese model
  • Oct 31 Michael Landon, actor (Bonanza, Highway to Heaven), born in Forest Hills, New York
  • Nov 2 Abdullah the Butcher [Lawrence Robert Shreve], Canadian wrestler, born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • Nov 7 Barry Newman, actor (Amy, Deadline, Petrocelli), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 7 Jaap Stobbe, Dutch actor (Dageraad)
  • Nov 9 Teddy Infuhr, American former child actor (The Bishop's Wife, They Live By Night), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2007)
  • Nov 11 Susan Kohner, actress (Imitation of Life, Gene Krupa Story), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 22 Joachim Bißmeier, German actor
  • Nov 25 Matt Clark, actor and director (Return to Oz, Horror Show), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 6 David Ossman, American writer and comedian (The Firesign Theatre), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Dec 8 David Carradine, actor (Kung Fu, Mean Streets, Kill Bill V.1 & 2), born in Hollywood, California
  • Dec 18 Malcolm Kirk, English professional wrestler (d. 1987)
  • Dec 19 Marian McKnight, Miss America 1957
  • Dec 22 Hector Elizondo, actor (American Gigolo, Young Doctors in Love), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 22 James Burke, British science historian and broadcaster (Connections), born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Dec 22 Wojciech Frykowski, Polish actor (d. 1969)
  • Dec 23 Frederic Forrest, ,American actor (The Rose, Lonesone Dove), born in Waxahachie, Texas
  • Dec 23 James Stacy [ Maurice William Elias], American actor (Lancer), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • Dec 27 Lee Salk, Russian-American child psychologist and author, born in New York, New York (d. 1992)

Person of interestMary Tyler Moore

Dec 29 Mary Tyler Moore, American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Ordinary People), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)

  • Dec 29 Eduard Martsevich, Soviet-Russian actor and People's Artist of the RSFSR, born in Tbilisi, USSR (d. 2013)