January 1941 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 3 Shima Iwashita, actress (Red Lion, Hara-Kiri, Double Suicide)
  • Jan 3 Van Dyke Parks, Alabama, actor/musician (Bonino, Billy Crystal Hour)
  • Jan 4 John Bennett Perry, singer/actor (Falcon Crest), born in Williamstown, Massachusetts
  • Jan 5 Hayao Miyazaki, Japanese filmmaker (Spirited Away), born in Tokyo
  • Jan 8 Graham Chapman, English comedian (Monty Python's Flying Circus), born in Leicester, England (d. 1989)
  • Jan 14 Marjoe Gortner, actor (Speak Up America, Falcon Crest), born in Long Beach, California

Person of interestFaye Dunaway

Jan 14 Faye Dunaway, American actress (Chinatown, Bonnie & Clyde), born in Bascom, Florida

Actress Faye Dunaway
Actress
Faye Dunaway
  • Jan 16 Richard Bohringer, actor (Diva, I Married a Shadow), born in Paris, France
  • Jan 18 Iva Zanicchi, actress (Ragazza Tutta d'Oro)
  • Jan 18 Denise Bombardier, Quebec journalist, television host and novelist
  • Jan 19 Tony Anholt, British actor (d. 2002)
  • Jan 19 Pat Patterson, Canadian wrestler
  • Jan 20 Pierre Lalonde, Quebec singer and television host
  • Jan 21 Stathis Giallelis, Greek actor
  • Jan 21 Ivan Putski, Polish-born American professional wrestler
  • Jan 25 Gregory Sierra, American actor
  • Jan 26 Henry Jaglom, actor (Eating, Lucky Ducks, Always), born in London, England
  • Jan 26 Scott Glenn, actor (Right Stuff, Personal Best, Backdraft), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 28 Joel Crothers, actor (Edge of Night), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jan 31 Jessica Walter, American actress (Play Misty For Me, Arrested Development), born in Brooklyn, New York

Weddings in Film & TV


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 11 Comedian Stan Laurel and actress Virginia Ruth Rogers remarry for the 2nd time

Comedian and Actor Stan Laurel
Comedian and Actor
Stan Laurel

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 10 Joe Penner, Hungarian-born comedian and actor (b. 1904)