Birthdays in Film & Television in 1946

About 1946

How Old? 71 or 72 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster (Jan 1 - Jan 31), Dog (Feb 1 - Dec 31)

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 209

Person of interestDiane Keaton

Jan 5 Diane Keaton, American actress (Annie Hall, Little Drummer Girl), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Diane Keaton
Actress
Diane Keaton
  • Jan 8 Kathleen Noone [O'Meara], American actress (All My Children, Party of 5, Knots Landing), born in Hillsdale, New Jersey
  • Jan 9 Leo Gullotta, actor (Sinbad of the 7 Seas)
  • Jan 17 Michèle Deslauriers, Quebec actress
  • Jan 18 Katia Ricclarelli, actress (Falstaff, Otello, Turandot)
  • Jan 20 David Lynch, actor and director (Dune, Eraserhead), born in Missoula, Montana
  • Jan 22 Andrew Rubin, actor (Hometown, Joe Bash) [or Jun 22], born in New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • Jan 24 John Harrison, South Africa correspondent (BBC)
  • Jan 24 Michael Ontkean, actor (Rookies, Slap Shot, Twin Peaks), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 26 Gene Siskel, movie critic (Siskel & Ebert)
  • Jan 28 Renne Jarrett, American actress (Nancy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 31 Glynn Turman, American actor (Lew-Peyton Place, Manimal, Centennial), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 31 Jonathan Banks, actor (Armed & Dangerous, Cold Steel), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 1 Bart Braverman, actor (Bobby-Vega$, Roy-New Odd Couple), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 1 Elisabeth Sladen, actress (Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane Adventures), born in Liverpool, England
  • Feb 5 Charlotte Rampling, England, actress (Zardoz, Night Porter, Verdict)
  • Feb 7 Héctor Babenco, film director (Kiss of the Spider Woman), born in Mar del Plata, Argentina (d. 2016)
  • Feb 12 Ever Meulen [Eddy Vermeulen], Dutch illustrator and cartoonist (children stamps 1992), born in Kuurne, Belgium
  • Feb 12 Ajda Pekkan, Turkish singer and actress, born in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Feb 13 Louis Kondos, Greek actor
  • Feb 14 Tina Aumont, actress (Master of Love, Casanova), born in Hollywood, California
  • Feb 16 Ian Lavender, British actor (Stupid Boy in Dad's Army)
  • Feb 17 Andre Dussollier, Annecy France, actor (3 Men & a Cradle)
  • Feb 17 Zina Bethune, American actress (Nurses, Who's That Knocking at My Door), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Feb 18 Jean-Claude Dreyfus, French actor
  • Feb 20 Brenda Blethyn, actress (Secrets & Lies)
  • Feb 20 Sandy Duncan, Henderson Tx, actress (Hogan Family)

Person of interestAlan Rickman

Feb 21 Alan Rickman, English actor (Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Die Hard, Harry Potter), born in Hammersmith, London (d. 2016)

  • Feb 21 Tyne Daly, actress (Cagney & Lacey, Angel Unchained), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Feb 21 Anthony Daniels, British actor (Star Wars - C-3PO)
  • Feb 24 John Stapleton, English television presenter
  • Mar 5 Michael Warren, Indiana, actor (Bobby Hill-Hill Street Blues)
  • Mar 6 Martin Kove, American actor (Victor-Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 10 Mike Hollands, Australian animator
  • Mar 11 Brigitte Fossey, French actress (Man Who Died Twice), born in Tourcoing France

Person of interestLiza Minnelli

Mar 12 Liza Minnelli, American singer/actress (Sterile Cuckoo, Cabaret), born in Hollywood, California

Singer & Actress Liza Minnelli
Singer & Actress
Liza Minnelli
  • Mar 12 Frank Welker, American voice actor (Scooby-Doo, Curious George), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Mar 12 Peter Whalley, British television writer and author
  • Mar 14 Jasper Carrott, English comedian (Jane & the Lost City, Detectives)
  • Mar 14 Steve Kanaly, actor (Fleshburn, Ray Krebbs-Dallas), born in Burbank, California
  • Mar 15 David Wall, English ballet dancers/director (Royal Academy of Dancing)
  • Mar 19 Bigas Luna, director/writer (Anguish)
  • Mar 21 Timothy Dalton, Welsh actor (James Bond), born in Colwyn Bay, Wales
  • Mar 22 Laraine Ashton, fashion models' agent (London)
  • Mar 25 Bonnie Bedelia [Culkin], American actress (Die Hard, Heart Like a Wheel), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 26 Johnny Crawford, actor (Mark-The Rifleman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 27 Carl Weintraub, American actor (Harry-Executive Suite)
  • Mar 29 Bruce Weber, American fashion photographer and director (Broken Noses), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 31 Gabe Kaplan, American comedian and actor (Welcome Back Kotter), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 5 Jane Asher, English actress (Deep End) and girlfriend of Paul McCartney, born in Willesden, London
  • Apr 8 Stuart Pankin, comedian (Striptease, Congo, Earl-Dinosaurs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Apr 8 Tim Thomerson, American actor
  • Apr 12 Ed O'Neill, American comedian and actor (Al Bundy-Married with Children), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Apr 12 Peter L de Baan, Dutch actor, director and playwright (Leonce & Lena)
  • Apr 17 Henry Kelly, British broadcaster
  • Apr 18 Hayley Mills, actress (Parent Trap, Pollyanna), born in London, England
  • Apr 19 Tim Curry, English actor (Rocky Horror Show, Star Wars: The Clone Wars), born in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England
  • Apr 20 Julien Poulin, French-Canadian actor (Elvis Gratton: Le king des kings), born in Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • Apr 22 Nicole Garcia, French actress and director
  • Apr 24 Dick Rivers, French singer and actor, born in Nice, France
  • Apr 25 Talia Shire [Coppola], American actress (Adrienne-Rocky), born in Lake Success, New York
  • Apr 28 Ginette Reno, French Canadian singer, songwriter and actress
  • Apr 30 Bill Plympton, American animator
  • May 1 Bruce Robinson, actor (Story of Adele H)
  • May 1 Joanna Lumley, Kashmir India, actress (Abs Fab, OHM's Secret Service)
  • May 2 David Suchet, English actor (The Way We Live Now), born in London
  • May 3 Greg Gumbel, American sportscaster (CBS TV, WFAN), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • May 5 Stefania Sandrelli, Viareggio Italy, actress (Lie, Conformist, 1900)
  • May 6 Susan Brown, actress (Gail Baldwin-General Hospital)
  • May 9 Candice Bergen, Beverly Hills, actress (Carnal Knowledge, Murphy Brown)
  • May 10 Maureen Lipman, actress (Educating Rita, Wonderworks)
  • May 13 Tim Pigott-Smith, English actor (Jewel in Crown, King Charles III), born in Rugby (d. 2017)
  • May 18 Andreas Katsulas, American actor (d. 2006)
  • May 19 Diedre Lenihan, actress (Wendy-Needles & Pins), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 19 Michele Placido, Foggia Italy, actor (La Lupa, Poliziotti)

Person of interestAndré the Giant

May 19 André the Giant, French professional wrestler, born in Grenoble, France (d. 1993)

Professional Wrestler André the Giant
Professional Wrestler
André the Giant

Person of interest Cher

May 20 Cher [Cherilyn Sarkisian], American singer and actress (I Got You Babe, Jack Lalane, Mask), born in El Centro, California

Goddess of Pop  Cher
Goddess of Pop
Cher
  • May 21 Ronald Bear, actor and director (Make-up), born in Havana, Cuba
  • May 23 Frederik de Groot, Dutch actor
  • May 27 Lewis Collins, English actor, (d. 2013)
  • May 28 Madeleine Le Roux, Wyoming, Broadway actress (Cry Uncle)
  • May 29 Robin Johnson, actress (Times Square), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 1 Brian Cox, Scottish actor (Troy, Jason Bourne films), born in Dundee
  • Jun 3 Tristan Rogers, Australia, actor (Robert Scorpio-General Hospital)
  • Jun 3 Penelope Wilton [Penelope Alice], Scarborough, North Yorkshire, English actress (Cry Freedom, Norman Conquests)
  • Jun 4 Bettina Gregory, correspondent/journalist (ABC-TV)
  • Jun 5 Gillian Hills, English actress (Blow-up, Clockwork Orange), born in Cairo, Egypt
  • Jun 5 Stefania Sandrelli, Viareggio Italy, actress (Afredo, Key)
  • Jun 6 Lasse Hallström, Swedish writer and director (Once Around, My Life as a Dog, ABBA), born in Stockholm, Sweden

Person of interestDonald Trump

Jun 14 Donald Trump, 45th US President, real estate tycoon (Trump Towers) and TV personality (The Apprentice), born in NYC, New York

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • Jun 15 Judy Pace, actress (Young Lawyers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 16 Simon Williams, American actor (Fiendish plot of dr Fu Manchu)
  • Jun 18 Bruiser Brody [Frank Goodish], professional wrestler (d. 1988)
  • Jun 20 Bob Vila, television presenter
  • Jun 21 Trond Kirkvaag, Norwegian comedian and author
  • Jun 22 Andrew Rubin, actor (Police Academy) [or Jan 22], born in New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • Jun 23 Ted Shackelford, American actor (Gary-Dallas, Knots Landing), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jun 26 Clive Francis, British actor (Masada), born in London, England
  • Jun 28 Bruce Davison, actor (Capt Wyler-Hunter, Willard, High Risk), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 28 Gilda Radner, actress (SNL, Haunted Honeymoon), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 2 Ron Silver, American actor (Reversal of Fortune, Timecop) and political activist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • Jul 4 Ed O'Ross, American actor (Full Metal Jacket), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 6 Fred Dryer, Hawthone California, NFLer (NY Giants, LA Rams)/actor (Hunter)

Person of interestSylvester Stallone

Jul 6 Sylvester Stallone, American actor and director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra), born in NYC, New York

Actor/Director Sylvester Stallone
Actor/Director
Sylvester Stallone
  • Jul 7 Jean LeClerc, actor (Jeremy Hunter-All My Children)
  • Jul 7 Joe Spano, actor (Henry Goldblume-Hill St Blues), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 9 Natasha Pyne, English actress, born in Crawley, Sussex
  • Jul 10 Sue Lyon, American actress (Lolita, Night of the Iguana), born in Davenport, Iowa
  • Jul 11 Beverly Todd, Ohio, actress (Roots, Having Babies, Redd Foxx Show)
  • Jul 12 Sian Barbara Allen, American actress (Scream Pretty Peggy), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 13 Richard "Cheech" Marin, Mexican-American stand-up comedian, actor, and activist (Cheech & Chong-Up in Smoke, Nash Bridges), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 14 John Wood, Australian actor
  • Jul 15 Linda Ronstadt, American singer (Different Drum) and actress (Pirates of Penzance), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Jul 16 Richard LeParmentier, American actor (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Jul 17 Alun Armstrong, English actor (New Tricks), born in Anfield Plain, County Durham
  • Jul 18 Leo Madder, Belgian actor
  • Jul 22 Steve Friedman, TV news executive/actor (American Anthem)
  • Jul 22 Danny Glover, American actor (Lethal Weapon, Operation Dumbo Drop), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 27 Gwynne Gilford, American actress (Linda Harris-Waverly Wonders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 27 Rade Šerbedžija, Croatian actor (Taken 2), born in Bunić, Croatia
  • Jul 28 Linda Kelsey, actress (Billie-Lou Grant, Kate-Day by Day), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Aug 5 Loni Anderson, American actress (Jennifer-WKRP in Cincinnati), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Aug 5 Erika Slezak, actress (Viki-One Life to Live), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 6 Masaaki Sakai, Japanese comedian
  • Aug 10 James Reynolds, American actor (Days of our Lives), born in Oskaloosa, Kansas
  • Aug 14 Antonio Fargas, actor (Huggy Bear-Starsky & Hutch), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Aug 14 Susan Saint James, [Miller], actress (Kate & Allie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 15 Tony Robinson, English actor, comedian and author, born in Homerton, London
  • Aug 16 Lesley Ann Warren, American actress (Cinderella, Mission Impossible), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 16 Dick Murdoch, American professional wrestler (d. 1996)
  • Aug 19 Dawn Steel, American filmmaker, 1st woman to head Hollywood studio, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1997)
  • Aug 20 Connie Chung [Constance Yu-Hwa Chung Povich], American news anchor (NBC, CBS), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 26 Alison Steadman, actress (Life is Sweet), born in Liverpool, England
  • Aug 26 Chantal Renaud, Quebec singer and actress
  • Aug 30 Peggy Lipton [Margaret Ann], American actress (The Mod Squad, Twin Peaks), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 2 Luis Avalos, actor (Condo, E/R, I Had 3 Wives), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Sep 5 Dennis Dugan, American actor and director (Can't Buy Me Love, Howling), born in Wheaton, Illinois
  • Sep 9 Hayato Tani, Japanese actor
  • Sep 15 Tommy Lee Jones, American actor (Executioner's Song, Bloody Monday, The Fugitive), born in San Saba, Texas
  • Sep 16 Cathee Dahmen, American fashion model
  • Sep 18 Nicholas Clay, English actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover), born in Streatham, London (d. 2000)
  • Sep 19 Hans van de Berg, Dutch actor (Ciske the Rat), born in Kampen, Netherlands
  • Sep 24 Jacqueline Courtney, NJ, actress (Another World, One Life to Live)
  • Sep 25 Felicity Kendal, English actress (Shakespeare Wallah, The Good Life), born in Olton, England
  • Sep 26 Mary Beth Hurt, [Mary Supinger], Iowa, actress (Garp, Interiors)
  • Sep 27 Robin Nedwell, English comedy actor (d. 1999)
  • Sep 28 Fiona Lewis, Westcliff England, actress (Stunts, Lisztomania)
  • Sep 28 Herbert Jefferson Jr, actor (Battlestar Galactica), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Sep 28 Peter Egan, actor (Bean, Chariots of Fire)
  • Sep 28 Jeffrey Jones, American actor (Beetlejuice, Ferris Bueller's Day Off), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Sep 29 Alasdair Fraser, QC/director (Public Prosecutions for N Ireland)
  • Sep 29 Patricia Hodge, English actress (Heat of the Day, Miranda), born in Cleethorpes, England
  • Oct 2 Roger Jett, Cumberland Maryland, actor (Smithereens)
  • Oct 2 Eric Peterson, Canadian actor
  • Oct 3 Bob Dotson, newscaster (Primetime Sunday), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Oct 3 Biff Henderson, American television personality

Person of interestSusan Sarandon

Oct 4 Susan Sarandon, American actress (Dead Man Walking, The Client) also known for her social and political activism, born in Queens, New York

  • Oct 6 Vinod Khanna, Indian Bollywood actor (Mera Gaon Mera Desh), born in Peshawar (d. 2017)
  • Oct 8 Paul Splittorff, American MLB pitcher/broadcaster (KC Royals), born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 2011)
  • Oct 10 Ben Vereen, actor/dancer (Pippin, Roots, Webster), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 10 Charles Dance, Redditch, Worcestershire, English actor and director (Alien 3, Jewel in the Crown)
  • Oct 10 Chris Tarrant, English TV presenter
  • Oct 11 Felton Perry, actor (Magnum Force, Sudden Death)
  • Oct 13 Demond Wilson, Valdosta GA, actor (Sanford & Son, Baby I'm Back)
  • Oct 15 Victor Banerjee, Calcutta India, actor (A Passage to India)
  • Oct 16 Suzanne Somers, San Bruno California, actress (3's Company, Step by Step)
  • Oct 17 Bob Seagren, American pole vaulter/actor (Olympic gold 1968, "Soap"), born in Pomona California
  • Oct 17 Vicki Hodge, actress (Confessions of a Sex Maniac), born in London, England
  • Oct 18 James Robert Baker, American novelist, screenwriter
  • Oct 18 Howard Shore, Canadian film composer
  • Oct 19 Kenneth Washington, African-American actor (Sgt Richard Baker-Hogan's Heroes, Westworld)
  • Oct 22 Claude Charron, French-Canadian politician and TV personality
  • Oct 23 Gerda Lenten-Havertong, Surinam, Dutch singer/actress (Sesame St)
  • Oct 26 Maureen Anderman, American actress (Once Upon a Family, Rupture Fatale), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 26 Pat Sajak, TV host (Wheel of Fortune, Pat Sajak Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 26 Holly Woodlawn, transgender Puerto Rican actress (Warhol films), born in Juana Díaz (d. 2015)
  • Oct 27 Ivan Reitman, Slovak-Canadian director and producer (Private Parts, Ghostbusters, Dave), born in Komárno, Slovakia
  • Oct 30 Andrea Mitchell, American newscaster (NBC-TV, Summer Sunday USA), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 30 Lynne Marta, actress (Love American Style), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 31 Stephen Rea, Irish film and stage actor (Crying Game, Michael Collins), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Oct 31 Norman Lovett, English stand-up comedian and actor (Red Dwarf), born in Windsor, Berkshire, England
  • Nov 3 Tom Savini, American actor

Person of interestSally Field

Nov 6 Sally Field, American actress (Forrest Gump, Gidget, Flying Nun), born in Pasadena, California

Actress Sally Field
Actress
Sally Field
  • Nov 10 Alaina Reed, actress (Rose Lee Holloway-227), born in Springfield, Ohio
  • Nov 16 Barbara Leigh, Ringgold Ga, actress (Vampirella)
  • Nov 20 Judy Woodruff, American newscaster (McNeil Lehrer Report), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Nov 21 Jacky Lafon, Belgian actress
  • Nov 23 Diana Quick, actress (Brideshead, Big Sleep, Odd Job), born in London, England
  • Nov 23 Hans Hoekman, Dutch radio play actor
  • Dec 8 John Rubinstein, actor/composer (Family, Boys from Brazil), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 8 Sharmila Tagore, Indian Actress
  • Dec 9 Shatrughan Sinha, Indian actor
  • Dec 10 Gloria Loring, American actress/singer (Days of our Life), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 12 Marlous Fluitsma, actress (De Prooi, Apart, Alle Dagen Feest)
  • Dec 14 Jane Birkin, actress (Mrs Don Juan, Dark Places, Dust), born in London, England
  • Dec 14 Michael Ovitz, president (Walt Disney Co)
  • Dec 14 Patty Duke, actress (The Miracle Worker), born in New York (d. 2016)
  • Dec 16 Adriaan van Dis, Dutch TV host/writer (Promised Country)
  • Dec 17 Eugene Levy, Hamilton Canada, comedian/writer (SCTV)

Person of interestSteven Spielberg

Dec 18 Steven Spielberg, American director (ET, Close Encounters, Jaws), born in Cincinnati, Ohio