Birthdays in Film & Television in 1943

  • Jan 2 Barış Manço, Turkish singer and television producer (d. 1999)
  • Jan 9 Freddie Starr, English comedian and singer
  • Jan 12 Henri J "Adriaan" Adriaansen, mime/director (Stinging Nettle King)
  • Jan 13 Richard Moll, American actor (Night Court, House, Dungeonmaster, Survivor), born in Pasadena, California
  • Jan 14 Holland Taylor, actress (Bossom Buddies, Camilla-Naked Truth), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 14 Ronald Hunter, actor (Lazarus Syndrome), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jan 17 Geoffrey Deuel, American actor
  • Jan 19 Petchara Chaowarat, Thai film actress
  • Jan 22 Marília Pêra, Brazilian actress (Better Days Ahead, Pixote), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (d. 2015)
  • Jan 23 Gil Gerard, actor (Buck Rogers in 25th Century), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Jan 24 Julie Bennett, actress (Hey There It's Yogi Bear), born in Beverly Hills, California

Person of interestSharon Tate

Jan 24 Sharon Tate, American actress (Valley of the Dolls), born in Dallas, Texas

Actress and Murder Victim Sharon Tate
Actress and Murder Victim
Sharon Tate
  • Jan 24 Subhash Ghai, Indian film director
  • Jan 25 Tobe Hooper, American film director
  • Jan 28 John Beck, Chic, actor (Mark-Dallas, Flamingo Road, Santa Barbara)
  • Jan 28 Susan Howard, Marshall Tx, actress (Donna-Dallas, Petrocelli)
  • Feb 1 Tina Sloan, NY, actress (Lillian-Guiding Light, Search for Tomorrow)
  • Feb 3 Blythe Danner, actress (Butterflies are Free), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 4 Cheryl Miller, Sherman Oaks California, actress (Paula-Daktari, Born Free)
  • Feb 5 Michael Mann, actor and director (Sexpot, Close Friends), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 6 Gayle Hunnicutt, actress (Legend of Hell House, Dallas), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Feb 7 Gareth Hunt, English actor (d. 2007)
  • Feb 9 Joe Pesci, actor (Half Nelson, Goodfellas), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Feb 9 Squire Fridell, actor (Rosetti & Ryan), born in Oakland, California
  • Feb 14 Israël "Ischa" Meijer, Dutch journalist, critic and author (Een Dik Uur Ischa, Boezemvriend), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1995)
  • Feb 14 Aaron Russo, American political activist, movie producer and director (Trading Places, Wise Guys, The Rose), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2007)
  • Feb 20 Antonio Inoki, [Kanji Rikidozan], wrestler (NJPW/JWA)
  • Feb 20 Mike Leigh, dramatist/director (High Hopes, Secrets & Lies)
  • Feb 23 Jada Rowland, American actress (Penny-Hamptons, Amy-Secret Storm), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 26 Bill Duke, actor (Bird on a Wire, Predator)
  • Feb 27 Mary Frann, actress (Joanna-Newhart, Days of Our Live), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Mar 3 Roger Swaybill, actor/writer (Porky's II, Breaking Point)
  • Mar 5 Hugh Scully, British TV presenter (The Antiques Roadshow), born in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire (d. 2015)
  • Mar 8 Lynn Redgrave, British-American actress (Gods and Monsters, Georgy Girl), born in London, England (d. 2010)
  • Mar 9 Trish Van Devere [Patricia Louise Dressel], American actress (The Changeling), born in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
  • Mar 10 Angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Body Talk, Star Trek), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 13 André Téchiné, French director and screenwriter (Scene of the Crime, Rendez-Vous), born in Valence-d'Agen, Tarn-et-Garonne, France
  • Mar 15 Brenda Scott, actress (Midge-Road West), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Mar 16 Kim Mu-saeng, South Korean actor (d. 2005)
  • Mar 17 Don Mitchell, actor (Mark-Ironside), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2013)
  • Mar 18 Kevin Dobson, actor (Kojak, Knots Landing, Shannon), born in Queens, New York
  • Mar 18 Toula Grivas, Greek actress
  • Mar 20 Paul Junger Witt, American TV producer
  • Mar 25 Paul Michael Glaser, American actor (Starsky-Starsky & Hutch), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Mar 28 Conchata Ferrell, American actress (Deadly Hero, Susan-LA Law), born in Loudendale, West Virginia
  • Mar 28 Mike Newell, English director and producer (Bad Blood, Awakening, Amazing Grace & Chuck), born in St. Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Mar 29 Eric Idle, English comedian, actor (Monty Python), born in South Shields, England

Person of interestChristopher Walken

Mar 31 Christopher Walken, American actor (The Deer Hunter, Brainstorm), born in NYC, New York

  • Apr 3 Jonathan Lynn, English writer and actor (Greedy, Bar Mitzvah Boy), born in Bath, England (d. 1943)
  • Apr 5 Max Gail, American actor (Barney Miller, Whiz Kids, DC Cab), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Apr 6 Roger Cook, investigative journalist/broadcaster

  • Apr 6 Susan Tolsky, actress (Madame's Place, Here Comes the Brides), born in Houston, Texas
  • Apr 7 Roberta Shore, Monterrey Park, California, actress/singer (Virginian)
  • Apr 8 Robby Weaver, actor (Stone)
  • Apr 12 Charles Ludlam, American playwright and actor (Big Easy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1987)
  • Apr 16 Ruth Madoc, actress (Hi Di Hi)
  • Apr 20 Edie Sedgwick, American actress (Ciao Manhattan) and socialite, born in Santa Barbara, California (d. 1971)
  • Apr 20 Michael Greer, American actor (Bobby Gentry Show), born in Galesburg, Illinois (d. 2002)
  • Apr 23 [Gerardus] Bob van Toll, actor/interpreter/director (Pastorale 1943)
  • Apr 28 Jacques Dutronc, French singer and actor
  • May 1 Joy Harmon, actress (Cool Hand Luke), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • May 2 Regina Carrol, American actress (Jessi's Girl), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1992)

Person of interestMichael Palin

May 5 Michael Palin, English comedian (Monty Python, Fish Called Wanda), born in Sheffield, Yorkshire

Comedian and Actor Michael Palin
Comedian and Actor
Michael Palin
  • May 10 David Clennon, American actor
  • May 11 Juliet Harmer, English actress
  • May 12 Linda Dano, actress (Felicia Gallant-Another World), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 15 Harve Brosten, comedy writer/producer/director (All in the Family)
  • May 18 James Reiher, American professional wrestler
  • May 24 Gary Burghoff, actor (Radar - M*A*S*H), born in Bristol, Connecticut
  • May 25 Leslie Uggams, American singer/actress (Leslie Uggams Show, Roots), born in NYC, New York
  • May 27 Bruce Weitz, actor (Hill St Blues, Death of a Centerfold), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • May 27 Cilla Black [Priscilla White], pop singer and TV personality (Blind Date), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2015)
  • May 31 Sharon Gless, American actress (Chris Cagney-Cagney & Lacey), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 2 Charles Haid, actor (Andy Renko-Hill St Blues, Altered States), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 7 Ken Osmond, actor (Eddie Haskel-Leave it To Beaver)
  • Jun 8 Colin Baker, English actor (Sixth Doctor in Doctor Who, Swallows & Amazons), born in London
  • Jun 13 Malcolm McDowell, English actor (Clockwork Orange, Caligula), born in Leeds, England
  • Jun 15 Aron Kincaid, actor (Warren-Bachelor Father, Ski Party), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 15 Johnny Hallyday [Jean-Philippe Smet], French singer and actor known as the "Elvis Presley of France," born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • Jun 16 Joan Van Ark, American actress and director (Valene-Dallas, Knots Landing), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 18 Barry Evans, actor (Dr Upton-Dr in the House, Mind Your Language)
  • Jun 24 Georg Stanford Brown, actor (Terry Webster-Rookies), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Jun 26 John Beasley, American actor
  • Jun 27 Kjersti Døvigen, Norwegian actress
  • Jul 3 Kurtwood Smith, New Lisbon, Wisconsin, American actor (That '70s Show, Robocop)
  • Jul 3 Gary Waldhorn, actor (To the Camp & Back)
  • Jul 7 Joel Siegel, American film critic (d. 2007)
  • Jul 11 Susan Seaforth Hayes, actress (Days of our Life, Young & Restless), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 12 Ernie Anastos, Nashua NH, news anchor (WCBS, WABC)
  • Jul 12 Walter Murch, American film editor
  • Jul 13 Danny Lockin, Lanai, Hawaii, actor/dancer (Hello Dolly), (d. 1977)
  • Jul 14 Lynn Loring, American actress (Patty-Fair Exchange, Barbara-FBI), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 20 Wendy Richard, English actress
  • Jul 21 David Downing, American actor (Backstairs at the White House), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 21 Edward Herrmann, actor (Day of the Dolphin, Reds), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 22 Bobby Sherman [Robert Cabot Sherman Jr.], American actor/singer (Here Comes the Brides), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jul 25 Janet Margolin, American actress (Take the Money & Run, David & Lisa), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • Jul 27 Stu Gilliam, actor/comedian (Roll Out, Harris & Company), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 29 Charles Hallahan, actor (Hunter)
  • Jul 29 Roz Kelly, actress (Owl & Pussycat, Happy Days), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • Jul 31 Susan Flannery, American actress (Leslie Stewart-Dallas), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 31 Sab Shimono, Japanese-American actor (Jackie Chan Adventures), born in Sacramento, California
  • Aug 2 Max Wright, American actor (Buffalo Bill, Alf, Misfits of Science), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Aug 4 Tina Cole, singer (King Cousins)/actress (Katie-My 3 Sons), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 6 Michael Anderson Jr, actor (Clay-The Monroes), born in London, England
  • Aug 6 Ray Buktenica, Greenwich Village actor (Rhoda, House Calls), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 13 Susan Jameson, actress (Secret World of Polly Flint)
  • Aug 15 Barbara Bouchet, German-American actress (Casino Royale), born in Liberec, Czech Republic
  • Aug 15 María Rojo, Mexican actress and politician, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Aug 17 Koos Postema, editor-in-chief (Vrije Volk)/Dutch TV host

Person of interestRobert De Niro

Aug 17 Robert De Niro, American actor (Taxi Driver, Raging Bull), born in NYC, New York

  • Aug 18 Martin Mull, actor/comedian (Bad Manners, Flick, Serial), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 20 Sylvester McCoy, Scottish actor (Seventh Doctor in Doctor Who), born in Dunoon
  • Aug 21 Hugh Wilson, American director, writer and actor (Blast from the Past, Frank's Place), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2018)
  • Aug 23 Bobby Diamond, actor (Duncan Gillis-Dobie Gillis), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 27 [Susan] Tuesday Weld, American actress (Dobie Gillis, Wild in Country), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 28 David Soul, [Solberg] actor (Starsky & Hutch), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 1 Don Stroud, American actor (Coogan's Bluff, Buddy Holly Story), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Sep 3 Valerie Perrine, American actress and model (Steam Bath, Superman, Lenny), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Sep 9 Art LaFleur, American actor
  • Sep 10 "Superstar" Billy Graham [Eldridge Coleman], American professional wrestler, WWF Heavyweight Champion (1977-8), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Sep 10 Daniel Truhitte, American actor
  • Sep 19 Joe Morgan, Bonham, Texas, American MLB 2nd baseman (Reds)/commentator (ESPN)
  • Sep 24 Lee Aaker, actor (Rusty-Rin Tin Tin), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 25 Robert Walden, American actor (Joe Rossi-Lou Grant, New Doctors), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 27 Maxwell Boyce, Welsh comedian and singer, born in Glynneath, Wales
  • Sep 28 J T Walsh, actor (Col Frank Bach-Dark Skies)
  • Sep 28 Joel Higgins, Bloomington Ill, actor (Salvage 1, Silver Spoons)
  • Sep 28 Susanne Jagd, Danish actress (Between the Sheets, Tinderbox)
  • Sep 30 Ian Ogilvy, British Actor
  • Oct 2 Anna Ford, British broadcaster/actress (Secret Policeman's Ball)
  • Oct 2 Henri SZEPS, Lausanne Switzerland, actor (Mother & Son)
  • Oct 5 Inna Churikova, Russian actress (Theme)
  • Oct 6 Michael Durrell, American actor (Shannon, V, Alice, Chiefs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 7 Joy Behar, American television personality
  • Oct 8 Chevy Chase, American comedian and actor (SNL, Vacation, Fletch, Caddyshack), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 14 Noreen Corcoran, actress (Kelly-Bachelor Father), born in Quincy Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • Oct 15 Penny Marshall, American actress (Odd Couple, Laverne & Shirley), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Oct 21 Paula Kelly, American dancer and actress (Liz-Night Court), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Oct 22 Catherine Deneuve, [Dorleac], actress (Repulsion, Hunger), born in Paris, France
  • Oct 22 Robert Long, [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen)
  • Oct 22 Jan de Bont, Dutch film director
  • Oct 28 Charo López, Spanish actress
  • Oct 29 Donald Simpson, film producer
  • Oct 30 Joanna Shimkus, Halifax NS, actress (Marriage of a Young Stockbroker)
  • Nov 1 John McEnery, English actor
  • Nov 5 Sam Shepard Ill, American actor/playwright (Frances, Crimes of the Heart), born in Fort Sheridan, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Nov 7 Michael Byrne, English actor
  • Nov 12 Wallace Shawn, American actor (My Dinner with Andre, Princess Bride), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 17 Lauren Hutton, [Mary], model/actress (American Gigolo), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Nov 20 Veronica Hamel, actress (Joyce-Hill St Blues, 79 Park Ave), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 22 Peter Adair, American filmmaker
  • Nov 23 Sue Nicholls, British actress
  • Nov 30 Terrence Malick, film director (Badlands, The Tree of Life), born in Ottawa, Illinois
  • Dec 1 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 3 Valerie Perrine, actress (Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Dec 4 Patti Chandler, California, actress (Bikini Beach)
  • Dec 8 Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision)
  • Dec 10 Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 13 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London
  • Dec 16 Steven Bochco, American television showrunner, producer, and writer (Murder in the First, Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue), born in NYC< New York (d. 2018)
  • Dec 18 Alan Rudolph, actor (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven)
  • Dec 19 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)
  • Dec 20 Angel Tompkins, Albany California, actress (Gloria-Search) [or 12/29/49]
  • Dec 21 Jack Nance, actor (Rubbed Out)
  • Dec 23 Harry Shearer, American actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor and director (One Evening at Eva)
  • Dec 23 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress (d. 1987)
  • Dec 24 Christiane Schmidtmer, Heidelberg Germany, actress (Ship of Fools)
  • Dec 25 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death)
  • Dec 27 Cokie Roberts, newscaster (ABC-TV)
  • Dec 28 Richard Whiteley, British television presenter (d. 2005)

Person of interestBen Kingsley

Dec 31 Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough, England