June 1928 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


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Jun 11 Alfred Hitchcock's film, "Case Of Jonathan Drew," (or "The Lodger") is released


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 1 Bob Monkhouse, comedian (Bonkers), born in Kent, England
  • Jun 5 Robert Lansing, American actor (12 O'Clock High, Equalizer, A Man for All Seasons, Chariots of Fire), born in Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire (d. 2013)
  • Jun 7 James Ivory, American producer, director and screenwriter (Howard's End, Remains of the Day), born in Berkeley, California
  • Jun 7 Reg Park, British bodybuilder (Mr Universe 1951, 58, 65), born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England (d. 2007)
  • Jun 12 Vic Damone [Vito Farinola], American singer (On the Street Where You Live), entertainer, actor and TV presenter (Vic Damone Show), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2018)

Person of interestJohn Nash

Jun 13 John Nash, American mathematician (subject of movie "A Beautiful Mind") and Nobel laureate, born in Bluefield, West Virginia

Mathematician and Economist John Nash
Mathematician and Economist
John Nash
  • Jun 18 Marguerite "Maggie" McNamara, American actress (3 Coins in a Fountain, Cardinal), born in NYC, New York (d. 1978)
  • Jun 19 Nancy Marchand, American actress (The Sopranos, Beacon Hill, Margaret-Lou Grant), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2000)
  • Jun 19 Barry Took, English comedy writer (d. 2002)
  • Jun 20 William Berger, Austrian American actor (Face to Face, Adventure of Hercules), born in Innsbruck, Austria (d. 1993)
  • Jun 20 Martin Landau, American actor (Mission Impossible, Space 1999, Ed Wood), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • Jun 22 Ralph Waite, American actor, director and political candidate (Cool Hand Luke, The Waltons), born in White Plains, New York (d. 2014)
  • Jun 29 Ian Bannen, Scottish character actor (Eye of the Needle, Gorky Park), born in Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 1999)

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jun 15 "King Kong" actress Fay Wray (20) weds playwright-screenwriter John Monk Saunders (30)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 22 George Siegmann, American actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba, Oliver Twist), dies from pernicious anemia at 46