On This Day

January 1934 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jan 4 1st Dutch talkie movie, Jan Teunissen's "Willem of Orange" premieres

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 6 Sylvia Syms, English actress (Asylum, Moonraker, Shirley Valentine), born in Woolwich, London
  • Jan 8 Roy Kinnear, English character actor (TW3, Help!, The 3 Musketeers), born in Wigan, United Kingdom (d. 1988)
  • Jan 14 Richard Briers, English actor, born in Raynes Park, London (d. 2013)
  • Jan 17 Donald Cammell, film director
  • Jan 17 Shari Lewis, American ventriloquist, puppeteer (Lamb Chop), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1998)
  • Jan 20 Tom Baker, English actor (fourth Doctor in Doctor Who), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jan 21 Audrey Dalton, Irish actress

Bill Bixby

Jan 22 Bill Bixby, American actor, director and producer (Incredible Hulk, My Favorite Martian), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1993)

Actor Bill Bixby
Actor
Bill Bixby
  • Jan 23 Lou Antonio, American actor (Barney-Snoop Sisters, Makin' It), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jan 25 Elizabeth Allen, American actress (Laura-Bracken's World), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Jan 28 Bill White, American baseball infielder (8 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1964; 7 × Gold Glove Award; St. Louis Cardinals), broadcaster (NY Yankees) and executive (NL President 1989-94), born in Lakewood, Florida
  • Jan 28 Mitr Chaibancha, Thai actor (d. 1970)
  • Jan 29 Noel Harrison, British singer ("The Windmills of Your Mind"), and actor (Girl from U.N.C.L.E. - "Mark Slate"), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • Jan 30 Tammy Grimes, American actress (Unsinkable Molly Brown), born in Lynn, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • Jan 31 James Franciscus, American actor (Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Mr Novak, Longstreet), born in Clayton, Missouri (d. 1991)

Weddings in Film & TV

Lou Costello

Jan 30 Actor and comedian Lou Costello marries burlesque dancer Anne Battler

Comedian and Actor Lou Costello
Comedian and Actor
Lou Costello