1926 in Film & Television (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 101 - 156 of 156

  • Aug 3 Gordon Scott [Werschkul], American actor (Tarzan series), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2009)
  • Aug 6 Frank Finlay, British actor (Robbery, Lifeforce), born in Farnworth Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • Aug 6 Norman Wexler, American screenwriter (d. 1999)
  • Aug 7 Stan Freberg, satirist/ad executive/cartoon voice (Bertie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 8 Richard Anderson, American actor (Oscar Goldman- The 6 Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman television series), born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 2017)
  • Aug 12 John Derek, American actor, director and photographer (Knock on Any Door, All the King's Men, Rogues of Sherwood Forest), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1998)

Person of interestRené Goscinny

Aug 14 René Goscinny, French cartoonist (Asterix), born in Paris, France (d. 1977)

Author and Cartoonist René Goscinny
Author and Cartoonist
René Goscinny
  • Aug 15 Georgann Johnson, American actress (Marge-Mr Peepers, Star Trek, Midnight Cowboy), born in Decorah, Iowa
  • Aug 17 Jean Poiret [Jean-Gustave Poiré], French actor, director, and screenwriter (La Cage Aux Folles), born in Paris, France (d. 1992)
  • Aug 27 Patricia "Pat" Coombs, British comedienne and actress (Carry On Again Doctor, Cranford), born in Camberwell, London (d. 2002)
  • Aug 29 Elizabeth "Betty" Lynn, American actress (The Andy Griffith Show), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Aug 29 María Dolores Pradera, Spanish melodic singer and actress, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2018)
  • Aug 30 Ernie Roth, American wrestling manager, known by the ring name "The Grand Wizard of Wrestling", born in Canton, Ohio (d. 1983)
  • Sep 3 Anne Jackson, American stage actress (Twice Around the Park), born in Millvale, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Sep 3 Bill Flemming, American journalist and sportscaster (ABC's Wide World of Sports), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • Sep 3 Irene Papas, Greek actress (Zorba the Greek, Attila The Hun, The Guns of Navarone), born in Chiliomodi, Corinth, Greece
  • Sep 7 Don Messick, American cartoon voice (Bam-bam, Astro, Scooby-Doo), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1997)
  • Sep 9 Jake Carey, American actor (Rock Rock Rock!, Go, Johnny, Go!), born in Pulaski, Virginia (d. 1997)
  • Sep 15 Shohei Imamura, Japanese film director (d. 2006)
  • Sep 16 Thomas "Tommy" Bond, Amercan actor (Butch-Our Gang, Superman), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2005)
  • Sep 17 Reginald Marsh, British actor (Sicilians, It Happened Here), born in London, England (d. 2001)
  • Sep 19 James Lipton, American actor, writer and host of Inside the Actors Studio, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 21 Noor Jehan [Allah Rakhi Wasai], Pakistani singer and actress (Mela, Chann Way), born in Kasur, Punjab, British India (d. 2000)
  • Sep 25 Aldo Ray [Da Re], American actor (God's Little Acre, Green Beret), born in Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • Sep 25 John Ericson, German actor (Sam Bolt-Honey West, Bedknobs and Broomsticks), born in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Sep 26 Julie London, American singer and actress (Nurse McCall-Emergency), born in Santa Rosa, California (d. 2000)
  • Sep 28 Jerry Clower, Amite County Miss, country comedian (Nashville on Road)
  • Oct 7 Diana Lynn, American actress (Annapolis Story, Easy Come Easy Go), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1971)
  • Oct 9 Danièle Delorme [Gabrielle Girard], French actress (Pardon My Affair), born in Paris (d. 2015)
  • Oct 10 Richard Jaeckel, American actor (3:10 to Yuma, Sands of Iwo Jima, Sometimes a Great Notion), born in Long Beach, New York (d. 1997)
  • Oct 11 Earle Hyman, American actor (The Cosby Show, ThunderCats, Coriolanus), born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina (d. 2017)
  • Oct 13 Walter "Killer" Kowalski, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Windsor, Canada (d. 2008)
  • Oct 14 Willy Alberti [Carel Verbrugge], Dutch singer and actor (Riffin in Amsterdam), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1985)
  • Oct 15 Jean Peters, American actress (Viva Zapata!, Apache, Deep Waters), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 2000)
  • Oct 17 Beverly Garland [Fessenden], American actress (My Three Sons, Scarecrow and Mrs. King), born in Santa Cruz, California (d. 2008)
  • Oct 17 Julie Adams [Betty May Adams], American actress (Yancy Derringer, Code Red), born in Waterloo, Iowa
  • Oct 18 Klaus Kinski [Naksynski], German-Polish actor (Aguirre, the Wrath of God, Nosferatu the Vampyre, Little Drummer Girl), born in Zoppot, Free City of Danzig (d. 1991)
  • Oct 18 John Morris, American film and Broadway composer who commonly worked alongside Mel Gibson and Gene Wilder, born in Elizabeth, New Jersey (d. 2018)
  • Oct 21 Leonard Rossiter, British actor (Rising Damp, The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1984)
  • Oct 25 William "Biff" McGuire, American actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Oct 31 Shirley Dinsdale, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters), born in San Francisco, California
  • Nov 1 Betsy Palmer [Patricia Betsy Hrunek], American actress (Mr Roberts, Friday the 13th), born in East Chicago, Indiana (d. 2015)
  • Nov 11 Richard "Dick" Tufeld, American voice actor (Lost in Space), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • Nov 13 Don Gordon [Donald Guadagno], American actor (Bullitt, Papillon), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)
  • Nov 18 Dorothy Collins [Marjorie Chandler], Canadian-American singer and actress (Your Hit Parade), born in Windsor, Ontario (d. 1994)
  • Nov 20 Terry Hall, English ventriloquist (d. 2007)
  • Nov 25 Jeffrey Hunter, American actor (Star Trek Cage, The Searchers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1969)
  • Nov 30 Richard Crenna, American actor (Rambo, Summer Rental, Sand Pebbles), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • Dec 1 Keith Michell, American actor and theatre director (6 Wives of Henry VIII), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 2015)
  • Dec 1 Robert Symonds, American actor and associate director of the Repertory Theater of Lincoln Center, born in Bristow, Oklahoma (d. 2007)
  • Dec 10 Harry Fowler, British actor (Great: Isambard Kingdom Brunel), born in Lambeth, London (d. 2012)
  • Dec 11 Richard Devon, American character actor (Magnum Force, Battle of Blood Island), born in Glendale, California (d. 2010)
  • Dec 17 Patrice Wymore, American actress (The Big Tree), born in Miltonvale, Kansas (d. 2014)
  • Dec 21 Pedro Gonzales-Gonzalez, American actor (Rio Bravo), born in Aguilares Texas (d. 2006)
  • Dec 23 James Dewar, journalist/documentary filmmaker
  • Dec 27 Jerome Courtland, American actor (Tonka, Tharus), born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 2012)

Weddings in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV