Actors and Actresses Born in 1946

  • Jan 1 Rivellino, Brazilian soccer midfielder and broadcaster (92 caps; 1970 FIFA World Cup; Corinthians; TV Cultura), born in São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Diane KeatonDiane Keaton (76 years old)

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

  • 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, Italian actor (Sinbad of the 7 Seas), born in Catania, Italy
  • Jan 16 Katia Ricclarelli, Italian soprano and actress (Falstaff, Otello, Turandot), born in Rovigo, Italy
  • Jan 17 Michèle Deslauriers, Quebec actress, born in Quebec, Canada

Dolly PartonDolly Parton (76 years old)

Jan 19 American country singer-songwriter ("Jolene"; ""I Will Always Love You", "9 to 5"), actress, and literacy advocate, born in Sevierville, Tennessee

David LynchDavid Lynch (76 years old)

Jan 20 American actor & 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), born in Aldershot, England (d. 1994)
  • Jan 24 Michael Ontkean, Canadian actor (The Rookies, Slap Shot, Twin Peaks), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 26 Gene Siskel, American movie critic (Siskel & Ebert), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • 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, American actor (Bobby-Vega$, Roy-New Odd Couple), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 1 Elisabeth Sladen, English actress (Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane Adventures), born in Liverpool, England
  • Feb 5 Charlotte Rampling, English actress (Zardoz, Night Porter, Verdict), born in Sturmer, United Kingdom
  • Feb 7 Héctor Babenco, film director (Kiss of the Spider Woman), born in Mar del Plata, Argentina (d. 2016)
  • Feb 12 Ajda Pekkan, Turkish singer and actress, born in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Feb 12 Ever Meulen [Eddy Vermeulen], Dutch illustrator and cartoonist (children stamps 1992), born in Kuurne, Belgium
  • Feb 13 Louis Kondos, Greek actor, born in Athens, Greece
  • 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, French actor (3 Men & a Cradle), born in Annecy, France
  • 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, American stage and screen actress (Peter Pan; The Hogan Family), born in Henderson, Texas

Alan RickmanAlan Rickman (1946-2016)

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

  • Feb 21 Anthony Daniels, British actor and mime artist (Star Wars - "C-3PO"), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
  • Feb 21 Tyne Daly, American actress (Cagney & Lacey, Angel Unchained), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Feb 24 John Stapleton, English television presenter
  • Mar 4 Red Stripe [David Gittins], British actor and songer (The Flying Pickets - "Only You"; Poets of the Machine), born in England
  • Mar 5 Michael Warren, American actor (Hill Street Blues - "Ofc. Bobby Hill"), born in South Bend, Indiana
  • 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
  • Mar 12 Frank Welker, American voice actor (Scooby-Doo, Curious George), born in Denver, Colorado

Liza MinnelliLiza Minnelli (76 years old)

Mar 12 American singer and actress (Sterile Cuckoo, Cabaret), born in Hollywood, California

  • Mar 12 Peter Whalley, British television writer and author
  • Mar 14 Jasper Carrott, English comedian (Jane & the Lost City, Detectives)
  • Mar 14 Steve Kanaly, American actor (Fleshburn, Ray Krebbs-Dallas), born in Burbank, California
  • Mar 15 David Wall, British ballet dancer (Royal Ballet, 1966-84), and director (Royal Academy of Dancing, 1985-91), born in Chiswick, London (d. 2013)
  • Mar 19 Bigas Luna, director/writer (Anguish)
  • Mar 21 Timothy Dalton [Leggett], Welsh actor (James Bond films, 1986-94), 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, American actor (The Mickey Mouse Club; The Rifleman - "Mark"), singer ("Sandy"), and bandleader (JCO), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2021)
  • 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, England
  • Apr 8 Stuart Pankin, American comedian (Striptease, Congo, Earl-Dinosaurs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 8 Tim Thomerson, American actor (Trancers), born in Coronado, California
  • 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, Irish radio and TV broadcaster, born in Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • Apr 18 Hayley Mills, English actress (Parent Trap, Pollyanna), born in London, England
  • Apr 19 Tim Curry, English actor (Rocky Horror Picture 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
  • Apr 21 Claire Denis, French film director (Chocolat, Beau Travail), born in Paris, France
  • Apr 22 Nicole Garcia, French actress and director (Going Away), born in Oran, Algeria
  • Apr 24 Dick Rivers [Hervé Forneri], French rock and roll singer and actor, born in Nice, France (d. 2019)
  • Apr 25 Talia Shire [Coppola], American actress (Adrienne-Rocky), born in Lake Success, New York
  • Apr 28 Ginette Reno [Raynault], Canadian Juno and pop singer, songwriter ("Beautiful Second Hand Man"), and actress, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Apr 30 Bill Plympton, American animator (Your Face), born in Portland Oregon
  • May 1 Bruce Robinson, actor (Story of Adele H)
  • May 1 Joanna Lumley, British actress (Absolutely Fabulous, OHM's Secret Service), born in Kashmir, India
  • May 2 David Suchet, British actor (Agatha Christie's Poirot: The Way We Live Now), born in Paddington, London, England
  • May 3 Greg Gumbel, American sportscaster (CBS TV, WFAN), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • May 4 Renee Powell, American golfer, broadcaster (first woman to compete in a men's golf tournament), born in East Canton, Ohio
  • May 6 Susan Brown, English actress (The Iron Lady, Game of Thrones), born in Bristol, England
  • 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, England (d. 2017)
  • May 18 Andreas Katsulas, American actor (Babylon 5), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2006)

André the GiantAndré the Giant (1946-1993)

May 19 French pro wrestler (WWF World Heavyweight C'ship 1988; WWF World Tag Team C'ship [with Haku] 1989), born in Grenoble, France

  • May 19 Diedre Lenihan, actress (Wendy-Needles & Pins), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 19 Michele Placido, Foggia Italy, actor (La Lupa, Poliziotti)

CherCher (76 years old)

May 20 American singer ("I Got You Babe"; "If I Could Turn Back Time"), and actress (Mask; Moonstruck), born in El Centro, California

  • 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, American actress (Times Square: Baby, It's You), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 31 Debbie Moore, British model and businesswoman (founder & CEO Pineapple Dance Studios & clothing), born in Urmston, Lancashire, England
  • Jun 1 Brian Cox, Scottish actor (Troy; Jason Bourne films), born in Dundee, Scotland
  • Jun 2 Lasse Hallström, Swedish screenwriter and film director (Cider House Rules; My Life As A Dog; ABBA music videos), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jun 3 Penelope Wilton [Penelope Alice], English actress (Cry Freedom, Norman Conquests), born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire
  • Jun 3 Tristan Rogers, Australian actor (Robert Scorpio-General Hospital)
  • 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, Italian actress (Afredo, Key), born in Viareggio, Tuscany, Italy

Donald TrumpDonald Trump (76 years old)

Jun 14 45th US President (2017-21), real estate tycoon (Trump Towers) and TV personality (The Apprentice), born in NYC, New York

  • 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, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 2007)
  • Jun 22 Andrew Rubin, actor (Police Academy) [or Jan 22], born in New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • Jun 23 Russ "Rusty" Thacker, American stage actor and singer, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2012)
  • 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 26 Ricky Jay [Richard Potash], American magician and actor (Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2018)
  • Jun 28 Bruce Davison, American actor (Capt Wyler-Hunter, Willard, High Risk), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 28 Gilda Radner, American comedian and actress (SNL, 1975-80; Haunted Honeymoon), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1989)
  • 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, American NFL defensive end (Pro Bowl 1975; First-team All-Pro 1974; NY Giants, LA Rams) and actor (Hunter), born in Hawthorne, California

Sylvester StalloneSylvester Stallone (76 years old)

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

  • Jul 7 Joe Spano, American actor (Hill Street Blues - "Lt. Henry Goldblume"; NCIS), 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, American actress (Roots; Having Babies: The Redd Foxx Show; Six Feet Under), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 12 Sian Barbara Allen, American actress (Scream Pretty Peggy), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 13 (Richard) "Cheech" Marin, Chicano-American comedian (Cheech & Chong), actor (The Golden Palace; Nash Bridges), and art collector, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 14 John Wood, Australian actor (Blue Heelers), born in Melbourne, Australia

Linda RonstadtLinda Ronstadt (76 years old)

Jul 15 American rock/country/pop/Latin/opera singer ("Different Drum"; "It's So Easy"; "What's New?") 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 17 Jeffrey Holland [Parkes], British comic actor (Hi-de-Hi!; You Rang, M'Lord?; Oh, Doctor Beeching!), born in Walsall, Staffordshire, England
  • Jul 18 Leo Madder, Belgian actor (Spoed), born in Lier, Flanders, Belgium

Danny GloverDanny Glover (76 years old)

Jul 22 American actor (Lethal Weapon; The Color Purple), and human rights activist, born in San Francisco, California

  • Jul 22 Paul Schrader, American film director (Blue Collar) and screenwriter (Taxi Driver), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Jul 22 Steve Friedman, American Emmy Award-winning TV news executive (NBC, 1977-87, 1990-95; CBS, 1997-2002), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 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, American actress (Billie-Lou Grant, Kate-Day by Day), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jul 29 Diane Keen, English actress (The Cuckoo Waltz, Doctors), born in London, England
  • Aug 5 Erika Slezak, American 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, American actor (Huggy Bear-Starsky & Hutch), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Aug 14 Susan Saint James, American actress (Kate & Allie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 15 Tony Robinson, English actor, comedian and author, born in Homerton, London
  • Aug 16 Dick Murdoch, American professional wrestler (d. 1996)
  • Aug 16 Lesley Ann Warren, American actress (Cinderella, Mission Impossible), born in NYC, New York
  • 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, English actress (Life is Sweet), born in Liverpool, England
  • Aug 26 Chantal Renaud, Québécoise yé-yé singer, songwriter, actress and writer, born in Quebec, Canada
  • Aug 26 Mark Snow [Martin Fulterman], American television and film composer (The X-Files theme), born in New York City
  • 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 5 Loudon Wainwright III, American folk singer-songwriter (Dead Skunk (in the Middle of the Road)), actor and humorist, born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Sep 9 Hayato Tani [Hajime Iwatani], Japanese actor, born in Kirishima, Kagoshima, Japan

Oliver StoneOliver Stone (76 years old)

Sep 15 American Academy Award-winning screenwriter and film director (Wall Street; Born On The Fourth of July; Platoon; JFK), born in NYC, New York

  • 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, born in Minnesota (d. 1997)
  • 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 19 Michael Elphick, British stage and screen actor (Gorky Park; Boon), born in Chichester, Sussex, England (d. 2002)
  • Sep 24 Carson Van Osten, American musician and comic strip writer (Disney), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2015)
  • Sep 24 Jacqueline Courtney, American actress (Another World, One Life to Live), born in New Jersey
  • Sep 25 Felicity Kendal, English actress (Shakespeare Wallah, The Good Life), born in Olton, England
  • Sep 26 Mary Beth Hurt, American actress (Garp, Interiors), born in Marshalltown, Iowa
  • 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 Jeffrey Jones, American actor (Deadwood; Beetlejuice; Ferris Bueller's Day Off), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Sep 28 Peter Egan, actor (Bean, Chariots of Fire)
  • Sep 29 Patricia Hodge, English actress (Heat of the Day, Miranda), born in Cleethorpes, England
  • Oct 2 Eric Peterson, Canadian actor (Street Legal), born in Indian Head, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Oct 2 Roger Jett, American actor (Smithereens), born in Cumberland, Maryland
  • Oct 3 Biff Henderson, American television personality
  • Oct 3 Bob Dotson, newscaster (Primetime Sunday), born in St Louis, Missouri

Susan SarandonSusan Sarandon (76 years old)

Oct 4 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 Jean-Jacques Beineix, French film director (Betty Blue, Diva), born in Paris, France
  • Oct 8 Paul Splittorff, American MLB pitcher and broadcaster (KC Royals), born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 2011)
  • Oct 10 Ben Vereen, American Tony Award-winning actor, singer, and dancer (Jesus Christ Superstar; Pippin; Roots; Tenspeed and Brown Shoe; Webster), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 10 Charles Dance, British actor (Alien 3; Game Of Thrones; Jewel in the Crown), born in Redditch, Worcestershire
  • Oct 10 Chris Tarrant, British TV presenter (Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?), born in Reading, Berkshire, England
  • Oct 11 Felton Perry, American actor (Magnum Force, Sudden Death), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 13 Demond Wilson, American actor (Sanford & Son, Baby I'm Back), born in Valdosta, Georgia
  • Oct 15 Victor Banerjee, Indian actor (A Passage to India), born in Calcutta, India
  • Oct 16 Suzanne Somers, San Bruno California, actress (3's Company, Step by Step)
  • Oct 16 Tariq Yunus, Indian actor (Bollywood; Ashanti; Deceivers), born in Karachi, India (d. 1994)
  • 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 Howard Shore, Canadian television and film composer (Lord of the Rings trilogy; 1st music director of Saturday Night Live), born in Toronto, Canada
  • Oct 18 James Robert Baker, American novelist, screenwriter
  • 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 Havertong, Surinam-Dutch singer and actress (Sesame Street), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Oct 26 Holly Woodlawn, transgender Puerto Rican actress (Warhol films), born in Juana Díaz (d. 2015)
  • Oct 26 Maureen Anderman, American actress (Once Upon a Family, Rupture Fatale), born in Detroit, Michigan

Pat SajakPat Sajak (76 years old)

Oct 26 American TV host (Wheel of Fortune, Pat Sajak Show), born in Chicago, Illinois

Ivan ReitmanIvan Reitman (1946-2022)

Oct 27 Slovak-Canadian director and producer (Stripes; Ghostbusters; Dave; Private Parts), born in Komárno, Slovakia

  • Oct 30 Andrea Mitchell, American newscaster (NBC-TV, Summer Sunday USA), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 30 Lynne Marta, American actress (Love American Style), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 31 Norman Lovett, English stand-up comedian and actor (Red Dwarf), born in Windsor, Berkshire, England
  • Oct 31 Stephen Rea, Irish film and stage actor (Crying Game, Michael Collins), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Nov 1 Dennis Muren, American special effects artist (Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi), born in Glendale, California
  • Nov 2 Alan Jones, Australian auto racer, commentator (World Formula 1 champion, 1980), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Nov 3 Tom Savini, American prosthetic makeup artist (George Romero films), actor, and director, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 4 Frederick Elmes, American cinematographer (The Night Of), born in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey

Sally FieldSally Field (76 years old)

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

  • Nov 10 Alaina Reed, American actress (Rose Lee Holloway-227), born in Springfield, Ohio

About 1946

How Old? 75 or 76 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster (Feb 13, 1945 - Jan 31, 1946),
Dog (Feb 1, 1946 - Jan 21, 1947)