On This Day

September 1942 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 4 Jerry Jarrett, American professional wrestling promoter, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Sep 5 Denise Fabre, French television presenter, born in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France

Person of interestTom Dreesen

Sep 11 Tom Dreesen, American comedian (Tim Ried's partner), born in Harvey, Illinois

Comedian Tom Dreesen
Comedian
Tom Dreesen
  • Sep 11 Lola Falana [Loletha Elayne], American singer and actress (Golden Boy; A Man Called Adam), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • Sep 12 Michel Drucker, French journalist & TV host, born in Vire, France
  • Sep 16 Linda G Miller, American actress (Night of the Juggler, Mississippi), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 17 Beverly Aadland, Errol Flynns last girlfriend, born in Hollywood, California
  • Sep 19 Freda Payne, American pop and soul singer ("Band Of Gold") and actress, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 20 Robbe De Hert, Flemish director and producer (Fugitive Cinema, Bomb), born in Farnborough, Hampshire, England
  • Sep 24 Gerry Marsden, British rock vocalist and TV personality (Gerry & Pacemakers - Ferry Cross The Mersey), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2021) [1]
  • Sep 26 Kent McCord, American actor (Officer Jim Reed- "Adam 12"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 27 Dith Pran, Cambodian photojournalist, survivor of the Cambodian genocide and subject of the movie "The Killing Fields", born in Siem Reap, Cambodia (d. 2008)
  • Sep 28 Marshall Bell, American actor
  • Sep 28 Pierre ClĂ©menti, French actor (d. 1999)
  • Sep 29 Donna Corcoran, American actress (Man Without a Star), born in Quincy, Massachusetts
  • Sep 29 Ian McShane, British actor (Roots; Bare Essence), born in Blackburn England
  • Sep 29 Madeline Kahn, American stage and screen actress (What's Up, Doc?; Young Frankenstein; Paper Moon; Blazing Saddles), and singer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1999)
  • Sep 29 Steve Tesich, screenwriter/playwright

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 10 Nachman N "Neddy" Bamberg, actor, dies in Auschwitz at 63
  • Sep 28 Eva Thatcher, American actress, dies at 80