On This Day

Year 1934 in Film & Television (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 31 Nikos Xanthopoulos, Greek actor
  • Sep 5 Carol Lawrence, American actress (West Side Story), born in Melrose Park, Illinois
  • Sep 6 Jody McCrea, American actor (Ben Matheson-Wichita Town), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • Sep 6 Ragaa al-Gedawy, Egyptian actress (The Stranger), born in Ismailia, Egypt (d. 2020)
  • Sep 10 Charles Kuralt, newscaster (On the Road), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Sep 11 Ian Abercrombie, English actor (Birds of Prey, Desperate Housewives), born in Grays, Essex, England (d. 2012)
  • Sep 16 George Chakiris, American actor (West Side Story), born in Norwood, Ohio

Person of interestSophia Loren

Sep 20 Sophia Loren [Sofia Villani Scicolone], Italian actress (La Ciociara; Desire Under the Elms; Black Orchid), born in Rome, Italy

Actress Sophia Loren
Actress
Sophia Loren
  • Sep 24 Robert Lang, English actor (Night Watch), born in Bristol, England (d. 2004)
  • Sep 25 Jean Sorel, French actor (The Day of the Jackal), born in Marseille, France
  • Sep 27 Barbara Howar, reporter (Wash Post, Entertainment Tonight), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Sep 27 Claude Jarman Jr, actor (Rio Grande, Inside Straight), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Sep 27 Greg Morris, American actor (Mission: Impossible), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • Sep 27 Wilford Brimley, American actor (Gus-Our House, Cocoon), born in Salt Lake City Utah (d. 2020)

Person of interestBrigitte Bardot

Sep 28 Brigitte Bardot, French actress, model, animal activist and sex kitten (And God Created Women), born in Paris, France

Actress and Model Brigitte Bardot
Actress and Model
Brigitte Bardot
  • Sep 28 Janet Munro, British actress (d. 1972)
  • Sep 30 Anna Kashfi [Joan O'Callaghan], Welsh actress and 1st wife of Marlon Barando, born in Darjeeling, India (d. 2015)
  • Oct 3 Madlyn Rhue, American actress (Bracken's World, Executive Suite), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 15 Peter Haskell, American actor (Bracken's World, Rituals), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2010)
  • Oct 15 John Coleman, American journalist, co-founder of The Weather Channel and broadcaster (1953-2014), born in Alpine, Texas (d. 2018)
  • Oct 18 Inger Stevens, actress (Katy-Farmer's Daughter), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Oct 18 Calvin Lockhart, Bahamian actor (d. 2007)
  • Oct 20 Michael Dunn, Shattuck OK, actor (House of the Damned, Ship of Fools)
  • Oct 20 Timothy West, English actor (Brass), born in Bradford, England
  • Oct 27 Giorgos Konstadinou, Greek actor and director, born in Athens, Greece
  • Oct 29 Pim Jacobs, Dutch jazz pianist, TV host and actor (Gilas), born in Hilversum, Netherlands (d. 1996)
  • Oct 30 Hamilton Camp, English-American actor (Andrew-He & She, Meatballs 2), born in London (d. 2005)
  • Oct 31 Norman Beaton, Guyanese actor (Eureka, Black Joy, Mighty Quinn), born in Georgetown, British Guiana (d. 1994)
  • Nov 3 Ruma Guha Thakurta, Singer, Actress, Dancer, Founder of Calcutta Youth Choir
  • Nov 5 Victor Argo, American actor, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2004)
  • Nov 9 Ronald Harwood, South African playwright and screenwriter (The Dresser), born in Cape Town, South Africa (d. 2020)
  • Nov 12 Ann Flood, American actress (Edge of Night), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 13 Garry Marshall, American TV and film director (Happy Days, Pretty Woman), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Nov 21 Laurence Luckinbill, actor (Delphi Bureau, Ike), born in Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • Nov 23 Robert Towne, producer/screenwriter (Chinatown)
  • Dec 4 Victor French, American actor (Highway to Heaven), born in Santa Barbara, California (d. 1989)
  • Dec 4 Wink Martindale, American TV host (Tic-Tac-Dough, Can You Top This), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • Dec 6 Nick Bockwinkel, American professional wrestler (WCW/AWA), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2015)

Person of interestJudi Dench

Dec 9 Judi Dench, British actress (Henry V, Wetherby, Skyfall), born in York, England

Actress Judi Dench
Actress
Judi Dench
  • Dec 13 Richard Darryl Zanuck, American Academy Award-winning film producer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • Dec 25 John Ashley, actor (Clipper-Straightaway), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Dec 28 David Warrilow, English actor (Radio Days, Dakota Road, Barton Fink), born in Stone, England (d. 1995)

Person of interestMaggie Smith

Dec 28 Maggie Smith, English actress (Harry Potter, Death on the Nile, Clash of Titans), born in Ilford, England

Actress Maggie Smith
Actress
Maggie Smith
  • Dec 28 Yujiro Ishihara, Japanese actor (Crazed Fruit), born in Kobe, Japan (d. 1987)
  • Dec 29 Ed Flanders, American actor (Dr Westphall-St Elsewhere), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Dec 29 Tom Jarriel, American television news reporter (ABC Weekend News, 20/20), born in LaGrange, Georgia
  • Dec 29 Forough Farrokhzad, Iranian pre-eminent poet and film director, born in Tehran, Iran (d. 1967)
  • Dec 30 Nicolas Coster, British actor (Our Private World, Ryan's Four), born in London
  • Dec 30 Russ Tamblyn, actor (Win Place or Steal, Twin Peaks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 30 Joseph Bologna, American actor (Citizen Cohn, My Favorite Year), born in Brooklyn, New York

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV