On This Day

Year 1920 in Film & Television (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 Richard Farnsworth, American actor (Misery, Havana, Sylvester), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2000)
  • Sep 5 Fons Rademakers, Dutch director (Assault) and actor (Daughter of Darkness), born in Roosendaal, Netherlands (d. 2007)
  • Sep 9 Michael Aldridge, British actor (Last of the Summer Wine, Murder in Cathedral), born in Glastonbury, England (d. 1994)
  • Sep 10 Egbert van Paridon, Dutch actor and director (Flodder, The Assault), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 2011)
  • Sep 12 Irene Dailey, American actress (Another World, Grissom Gang), born in NYC, New York (d. 2008)
  • Sep 13 Carole Mathews [Jean Deifel], American actress (The Californians, Swamp Women), born in Montgomery, Illinois (d. 2014)
  • Sep 14 Bud Palmer, American basketball player (NY Knicks) and sportscaster, born in Hollywood, California (d. 2013)
  • Sep 17 Dinah Sheridan, British actress (Genevieve, The Railway Children, Don't Wait Up), born in Hampstead, London (d. 2012)
  • Sep 18 Jack Warden [John Lebzelter Jr], American character actor (Shampoo, Heaven Can Wait, Brian's Song), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2006)
  • Sep 20 Frances Heflin, American actress (All My Children, The Skin of Our Teeth), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 1994)
  • Sep 23 Mickey Rooney, American Emmy award-winning actor (Boys Town, The Black Stallion), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • Sep 27 William Conrad [John Cann], American actor (The Killers, Bullwinkle Show, Cannon), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1994)
  • Oct 1 Lon "Lonny" Chapman, American actor (Investigator, For the People), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2007)
  • Oct 1 Walter Matthau, American actor and comedian (The Odd Couple, Bad News Bears), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • Oct 13 Albert Hague [Marcuse], German-American actor, singer and composer (Fame, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2001)
  • Oct 13 Laraine Day [La Raine Johnson], American actress (Dr. KIldaire, Foreign Correspondent), born in Roosevelt, Utah (d. 2007)
  • Oct 15 Henri Verneuil, French-Armenian playwright and film director (Mélodie en sous-sol), born in Rodosto, Ottoman Turkey (d. 2002)
  • Oct 17 Montgomery Clift, American actor (From Here to Eternity, Judgement at Nuremberg), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1966)
  • Oct 17 Rudolf Hrusinský, Czech actor and director (Short Cut, Golden Eels), born in Nová Včelnice (d. 1994)
  • Oct 18 Melina Mercouri, Greek actress, activist and politician, born in Athens, Greece (d. 1994)
  • Oct 19 LaWanda Page [Alberta Peal], American actress (Aunt Esther-Sanford & Sons), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2002)
  • Oct 22 Mitzi Green [Elizabeth Keno], American child actress (Huckleberry Finn, Little Orphan Annie), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1969)
  • Oct 27 Nanette Fabray [Ruby Fabares], American actress and singer (Love Life, Caesar's Hour, One Day at a Time), born in San Diego, California (d. 2018)
  • Nov 1 James J. Kilpatrick, American newspaper journalist and columnist (60 Minutes), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2010)
  • Nov 1 Ted Lowe, English snooker commentator (Pot Black, BBC), born in Lambourn, England (d. 2011)
  • Nov 2 Lewis Charles [Cholost], American actor (Topaz, Feather & Father Gang), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • Nov 2 Ann Rutherford, Canadian actress (Gone with the Wind, Whistling in the Dark), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2012)
  • Nov 8 Esther Rolle, Bahamian-American actress (Good Times, Maude), born in Pompano Beach Florida (d. 1998)
  • Nov 10 Tod Andrews, American actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage), born in NYC, New York (d. 1972)
  • Nov 12 Richard Quine, American actor and director (How to Murder Your Wife, Clay Pigeon), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1989)
  • Nov 12 Sunset Carson [Michael Harrison] American western actor (Cat of Rockies, El Paso Kid, Oregon Trail), born in Gracemont, Oklahoma (d. 1990)
  • Nov 13 Jack Elam, American actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo), born in Miami, Arizona (d. 2003)

Person of interestGene Tierney

Nov 19 Gene Tierney, American actress (Laura, Leave Her to Heaven, The Razor's Edge), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)

Actress Gene Tierney
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Gene Tierney
  • Nov 20 Douglas Dick, American actor and psychologist (Rope, Waterfront), born in Charleston, West Virginia (d. 2015)
  • Nov 21 Ralph Meeker [Rathgeber], American actor (Mister Roberts, Anderson Tapes, Night Stalker), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1988)
  • Nov 22 Anne Crawford, British film actress (Knights of the Round Table), born in Haifa, Palestine (d. 1956)
  • Nov 25 Ricardo Montalbán, Mexican actor (Fantasy Island, Star Trek II, Naked Gun), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 2009)
  • Nov 25 Noel Neill, American actress (Adventures of Superman), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2016)
  • Nov 26 Daniel Petrie, Canadian television and movie director, born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada (d. 2004)
  • Nov 27 Buster Merryfield, British actor (Only Fools and Horses), born in London, England (d. 1999)
  • Nov 30 Virginia Mayo [Jones], American actress (The Best Years of Our Lives, Out of the Blue, White Heat), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2005)
  • Dec 4 Michael Bates, English actor (Clockwork Orange, Patton), born in Jhansi, British India (d.1978)
  • Dec 11 Eddy Firestone, American radio, television, and film actor (Mixed Doubles), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2007)
  • Dec 13 Donald "Don" Taylor, American director and actor (Father's Little Dividend, Escape from the Planet of the Apes), born in Freeport, Pennsylvania (d. 1998)
  • Dec 18 Willis Conover, American broadcaster (Voice of America), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1996)
  • Dec 19 David Susskind, American TV host (Open End, David Susskind Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 29 Viveca Lindfors, Swedish actress (Way We Were, Life Goes On), born in Uppsala, Sweden (d. 1995)
  • Dec 30 Jack Lord, American actor (Steve McGarrett in Hawaii FIVE-O, God's Little Acre), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • Dec 31 Rex Allen, American actor and singer-songwriter known as the "the Arizona Cowboy" (Dr Baxter-Frontier Doctor), born in Willcox, Arizona (d. 1999)

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV