Actors and Actresses Born in 1936

  • Jan 3 Betty Rollin, actress (Crossing Delancey)/author (Last Wish)
  • Jan 5 Florence King, American humorist, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2016)
  • Jan 5 Margarita Sierra, Spanish-American actress (Surfside 6 - "Cha Cha"), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1963)
  • Jan 7 (Edward) Hunter Davies, Scottish-British journalist, author (The Beatles: The Authorised Biography), and broadcaster, born in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  • Jan 10 Burnum Burnum, Australian Aboriginal activist, actor, author and dreamer, born in Dignams Creek, Australia (d. 1997)
  • Jan 11 Abdullah the Butcher [Lawrence Robert Shreve], Canadian professional wrestler, born in Windsor, Ontario
  • 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 Picture 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 23 Arlene Golonka, American actress (The Andy Griffith Show - "Millie Hutchins"; Mayberry R.F.D. - "Millie Swanson"), born in Chicago, Illinois (D. 2021)
  • Jan 24 Robert Downey, Sr [Elias Jr], American filmmaker (Putney Swope; Rittenhouse Square), and actor (You Gotta Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat), born in NYC (d. 2021)
  • Jan 25 Diana Hyland, American actress (Peyton Place, 8 is Enough), born in Cleveland Heights, Ohio (d. 1977)
  • Jan 27 Troy Donahue, American actor (Surfside Six, Cockfighter, Hawaiian Eye), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)

Alan AldaAlan Alda (86 years old)

Jan 28 American Emmy Award-winning actor and director (M*A*S*H - "Capt. 'Hawkeye' Pierce"; West Wing), born in NYC, New York

  • Feb 2 Duane Jones, American actor (Night of the Living Dead), and theater director, born in New York City (d. 1988)
  • 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 4 Gary Conway, actor (Burke's Law, Land of the Giants), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Feb 9 Clive Swift, actor (Frenzy, Passage to India), born in Liverpool, England

Burt ReynoldsBurt Reynolds (1936-2018)

Feb 11 American actor (Deliverance, Evening Shade, Strip Tease, Cannonball), born in Lansing, Michigan

  • 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 17 John Leyton, British actor and singer ("Johnny Remember Me"), born in Frinton-on-Sea, England
  • Feb 20 Larry Hovis, American actor (Hogan's Heroes - "Sgt. Carter"; Gomer Pyle), born in Wapito, Washington (d. 2003)
  • Feb 20 Marj Dusay [Marjorie Mahoney], American actress (Guiding Light - "Alexandra"; Bret Maverick - "Kate"), born in Russell, Kansas (d. 2020)
  • Feb 24 Jess Conrad [Gerald James], British stage and screen actor and pop singer, born in Brixton, South London, England
  • Feb 26 Manmohan Desai, Indian filmmaker (Amar Akbar Anthony, Suhaag), born in Bombay, British India (d. 1994)
  • Feb 27 Virginia Maskell, English actress (Suspect, Doctor in Love, Man Upstairs), born in Shepherd's Bush, London (d. 1968)
  • 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, American stage and screen actor (The Werewolf of Washington; Blue Velvet; Quantum Leap), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2021)
  • Mar 8 Sue Ane Langdon, actress (Bachelor Father, Arnie), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Mar 9 Elina Salo, Finnish actress (Hamlet Goes Business), born in Sipoo, Finland
  • Mar 9 Marty Ingels, American comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • Mar 10 Juda Bar-Norwegian, Israeli-Dutch mime artist and 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

Vaughn MeaderVaughn Meader (1936-2004)

Mar 20 American comedian and musician, born in Waterville, Maine

  • Mar 27 Jerry Lacy, American actor (Play it Again Sam), born in Sioux City, Iowa
  • Mar 29 Richard Rodney Bennett, English pianist, classical, jazz, and film score composer (Far From The Madding Crowd; Four Weddings And A Funeral), born in Kent, England (d. 2012)
  • Mar 31 Dokumamushi Sandayu, Japanese actor
  • Apr 8 Klaus Lowitsch, German 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

John MaddenJohn Madden (1936-2021)

Apr 10 American Pro Football HOF coach (Oakland Raiders 1969-78; Super Bowl 1976) and sportscaster (16 x Emmy Award winner; CBS, FOX, ABC, NBC; Madden NFL video games), born in Austin, Minnesota [1]

  • Apr 12 Charles Napier, American actor (Night Stalker, Rambo), born in Mt. Union, Kentucky (d. 2011)
  • Apr 14 Kenneth Mars, American actor (The Producers), born in Chicago Illinois (d. 2011)
  • Apr 18 Harold Innocent, English actor (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves), born in Coventry, Warwickshire, England (d. 1993)

Glen CampbellGlen Campbell (1936-2017)

Apr 22 American Grammy Award-winning country-pop singer ("By The Time I Get to Phoenix"; "Wichita Lineman"; "Rhinestone Cowboy"), session guitarist (The Beach Boys; Elvis Presley; The Monkees; Phil Specter), television personality (The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour), and actor (True Grit), born in Delight, Arkansas

  • Apr 24 (Thomas) "Tucker" Smith, American stage and screen dancer, singer and actor (West Side Story - "Ice"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1988)
  • Apr 24 Jill Ireland, English actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino), born in London, England (d. 1990)
  • Apr 29 Lane Smith, American actor (Perry White-Lois & Clark), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Apr 30 Bernie Clifton [Quinn], British comedian (Oswald the Ostrich), born in St Helens, Lancashire, England
  • May 2 Quinn Redeker, American actor (Dan Raven, Young & Restless), born in Woodstock, Illinois
  • May 5 Patrick Gowers, British choral and film score composer (Viri Galilaei; Hamlet; Smiley's People), born in Islington, England (d. 2014)
  • May 6 Joanna Dunham, English actress (Possession, House the Dripped Blood), born in Luton, Bedfordshire (d. 2014)

Albert FinneyAlbert Finney (1936-2019)

May 9 English actor (The Dresser, Under the Volcano), born in Salford, England

Glenda JacksonGlenda Jackson (86 years old)

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

  • May 9 Terry Drinkwater, American TV newsman (CBS), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1989)
  • May 12 Klaus Doldinger, German jazz saxophonist (Passport) and composer for film, born in Berlin, Germany
  • May 12 Tom Snyder, American television and radio interviewer (The Tomorrow Show, 1973-82), and news anchor (NBC Weekend News), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2007)
  • May 13 Rafael Campos, Dominican actor (Tonka), born in Santiago, Dominican Republic (d. 1985)
  • May 15 Anna Maria Alberghetti, Italian-American Tony Award-winning stage singer and actress (Carnival), and film star (Cinderfella), born in Pesaro, Italy
  • May 16 Roy Hudd, British comedian (Blood Beast Terror, Vampire Beast Craves Blood), born in Croydon, Surrey, England (d. 2020)

Dennis HopperDennis Hopper (1936-2010)

May 17 American actor and director (True Grit, Blue Velvet, Easy Rider), born in Dodge City, Kansas

  • May 20 Anthony Zerbe, Cal, actor (Harry-O, Centennial, They Call Me Mr Tibbs)
  • May 22 Toshiaki Tsushima, Japanese film score composer, born in Okayama Prefecture, Japan (d. 2013)
  • May 23 Charles Kimbrough, American stage and screen actor (Murphy Brown - "Jim"; Disney's Hunchbak of Notre Dame), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 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, American actress (M*A*S*H (film); Back to School; The Player), and singer, born in Long Beach, California (d. 2022)
  • Jun 4 Bruce Dern, American actor (Nebraska, The Hateful Eight, Django Unchained), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 4 Nutan Bahl, Indian actress (Seema, Bandini), born in Bombay, British India (d. 1991)
  • Jun 8 James Darren [Ercolani], American actor (TJ Hooker; Gidget movies -"Moondoggie"; Diamond Head; Venus in Furs), singer ("Goodbye Cruel World"), and director, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 11 Jud Strunk, American singer-songwriter ("Daisy a Day"), and comedian (Laugh-In), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 1981)
  • 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 country singer-songwriter ("Me And Bobby McGee"; "Help Me Make It Through The Night"), and actor (Amerika; Millennium; A Star Is Born), born in Brownsville, Texas
  • Jun 23 Berend Boudewijn [van der Woude], Dutch TV host/director (Baantjer)
  • Jun 30 Assia Djebar [Fatma-Zohra Imalhayène], Algerian writer and filmmaker, born in Iol, Algeria (d. 2015)
  • Jun 30 Nancy Dussault, American actress (Muriel-Too Close for Comfort), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Jun 30 Tony Musante, American actor (David Toma-Toma, Nowhere to Hide), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 2013)
  • Jul 5 Shirley Knight, American actress (Endless Love, Desperate Housewives), born in Goessel, Kansas (d. 2020)
  • Jul 6 Dave Allen, Irish comedian (Dave Allen Show), born in Firhouse, Dublin (d. 2005)
  • Jul 8 Ralph Strait, American character actor (Search for Tomorrow, 1985-86; Halloween III), born in Bradley Beach, New Jersey (d. 1992)
  • Jul 8 Rudolf W. de Korte, Dutch Unilever-director and minister EA (L)
  • Jul 8 Tony Warren [Anthony McVay Simpson], English 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 20 Saginaw Grant, Native American character actor, hereditary chief of the Sac & Fox Nation of Oklahoma, musician, and U.S. Marine, born in Pawnee, Oklahoma (d. 2021)
  • 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 (Keeping Up Appearances), born in Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 1998)
  • Jul 30 Ralph Taeger, American actor (Klondike, Acapulco, Hondo), born in Richmond Hill, New York (d. 2015)
  • Aug 1 Laurie Taylor, English sociologist and broadcaster (BBC Radio 4), born in Liverpool, England
  • Aug 3 Edward Petherbridge, English actor (The Guardians), born in West Bowling, Bradford, Yorkshire, England
  • Aug 5 John Dancy, American newscaster (Prime Time Sunday), born in Jackson, Texas (d. 2021)
  • 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 17 Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Native American musician and actor and activist, born on Lake Traverse Indian Reservation, South Dakota (d. 2007)

Robert RedfordRobert Redford (86 years old)

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

  • Aug 20 Sam Melville, American actor (The Rookies -"Mike Danko"; Roughnecks), born in Fillmore, Utah (d. 1989)
  • Aug 26 Francine York, American actress (Slattery's People), born in Aurora, Minnesota (d. 2017)
  • Aug 26 Yvette Vickers, American actress (Attack of 50' Woman), Playboy playmate (July 1959), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. c. 2010)
  • Aug 30 Edward Pałłasz, Polish classical, theater, and film composer, born in Starogard Gdański, Poland (d. 2019)
  • Sep 11 Charles Dierkop, American actor (Det Pete Royster-Police Woman), born in La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Sep 14 Nicol Williamson, Scottish actor (Excalibur, Spawn), born in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 2011)
  • Sep 14 Walter Koenig, American actor (Checkov-Star Trek), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 19 Anna Karen [Ann McCall] British comic actress (On the Buses - "Olive"; EastEnders, 1996-2017 - "Aunt Sal"), born in Durban, South Africa (d. 2022)
  • Sep 20 Dany Carrel, French actress (Passionate Summer), born in Tourane, Annam, French Indochina
  • Sep 22 Art Metrano, American comedian (Amy Prentiss, Joanie Loves Chachi), born in Brooklyn, New York

Jim HensonJim Henson (1936-1990)

Sep 24 American puppeteer, artist, screenwriter and filmmaker, best known as the creator of 'the Muppets" (Sesame Street, The Muppet Show), born in Greenville, Mississippi

  • Sep 25 Juliet Prowse, South African-American actress and dancer (Who Killed Teddy Bear), born in Mumbai, India (d. 1996)
  • Sep 27 Don Cornelius, American television host (Soul Train), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • Sep 27 Gordon Honeycombe, British broadcaster/author, born in Karachi, Colonial India (d. 2015)
  • Sep 28 Nabil Maleh, Syrian film director and writer, born in Damascus, Syria (d. 2016)
  • Sep 28 Robert Hogan, American actor (Peyton Place, Operation Petticoat), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 28 Robert Wolders, Dutch actor (Erik Hunter-Laredo), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Sep 29 Mylene Demongeot, French actress (3 Murderesses), born in Nice, France
  • Oct 1 Stella Stevens, Yazoo City Miss, actress (Girls! Girls!, Manitou)
  • Oct 6 Anna Quayle, British actress (A Hard Day's Night, Stop the World - I want to Get Off), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2019)
  • Oct 9 Brian Blessed, English actor (King Arthur, High Road to China), born in Mexborough, Yorkshire, England
  • Oct 10 Judith Chalmers, English TV hostess (Wish You Were Here), born in Stockport, Cheshire, England
  • Oct 12 Tony Kubek, American baseball shortstop (MLB All-Star (1958, 59², 61, 61²; World Series 1958, 61, 62; 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, British actor (I, Claudius; Rumpole of the Bailey - "Featherstone"), born in London, England (d. 2022)
  • Oct 19 Tony Lo Bianco, actor (Ann Jillian Story, Hizzoner!), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 24 David Nelson, American actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), director, and producer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2011)
  • Oct 26 Shelley Morrison, American actress (General Hospital, Will & Grace), born in NYC, New York (d. 2019)
  • Oct 28 Carl Davis, American conductor and composer for silent films, born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 29 Akiko Kojima, Japanese model (Miss Universe 1959 - 1st Japanese and Asian woman to win the title), born in Tokyo

Michael LandonMichael Landon (1936-1991)

Oct 31 American actor (Bonanza - "Little Joe"; Little House on the Prairie - "Charles"; Highway to Heaven - "Jonathan"), born in Forest Hills, New York

  • Nov 7 Jaap Stobbe, Dutch actor (Dageraad), born in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
  • Nov 8 Virna Lisi, Italian actress (Assault on a Queen, Bluebeard), born in Ancona, Italy (d. 2014)
  • 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, American actress (Imitation of Life, Gene Krupa Story), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 22 Joachim Bißmeier, German actor
  • Nov 23 Steve Landesberg, American comedian and actor (Barney Miller - "Dietrich"), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2010)
  • Nov 25 Matt Clark, actor and director (Return to Oz, Horror Show), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 3 Mary Alice [Smith], American stage and screen actress (Fences - Tony Award, 1987; I'll Fly Away - Emmy Award, 1993; A Different World "Lettie"), born in Indianola, Mississippi (d. 2022) [some sources give birth year as 1941]
  • Dec 5 Robert Freeman, English photo-journalist and graphic designer (early Beatles album art and film posters), born in London (d. 2019) [1]
  • Dec 6 David Ossman, American writer and comedian (The Firesign Theatre), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Dec 7 Annette Strøyberg, Danish actress (Les Liaisons dangereuses (1959)), born in Rynkeby, Denmark (d. 2005) [some sources give birthday of 12/12]
  • Dec 8 David Carradine, American actor (Kung Fu, Mean Streets, Kill Bill V.1 & 2), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2009)
  • Dec 18 Malcolm Kirk, English professional wrestler (d. 1987)
  • Dec 19 Marian McKnight, Miss America 1957
  • Dec 22 Hector Elizondo, American 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, born in Łódź, Poland (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 25 Ismail Merchant, film producer (Merchant Ivory - Remains of the Day), born in Mumbai, India
  • Dec 27 Lee Grosscup, American football quarterback (NY Jets, NY Titans) and sportscaster (college football analyst ABC; Cal Berkeley), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2020)
  • Dec 29 Eduard Martsevich, Soviet-Russian actor and People's Artist of the RSFSR, born in Tbilisi, USSR (d. 2013)

Mary Tyler MooreMary Tyler Moore (1936-2017)

Dec 29 American Emmy Award-winning actress (The Dick Van Dyke Show - "Laura"; The Mary Tyler Moore Show; Ordinary People), born in Brooklyn, New York


About 1936

Chinese Zodiac: Rat (Jan 24, 1936 - Feb 10, 1937),
Pig (Feb 4, 1935 - Jan 23, 1936)