On This Day

Year 1943 in Film & Television (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 101 - 188 of 188

  • Jul 14 Lynn Loring, American actress (Patty-Fair Exchange, Barbara-FBI), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 20 Wendy Richard, English actress (EastEnders), born in Middlesborough, England (d. 2009)
  • Jul 21 David Downing, American actor (Backstairs at the White House), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 21 Edward Herrmann, actor (Day of the Dolphin, Reds), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 22 Bobby Sherman [Robert Cabot Sherman Jr.], American actor/singer (Here Comes the Brides), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jul 25 Janet Margolin, American actress (Take the Money & Run, David & Lisa), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • Jul 26 Peter Hyams, American film director (2010, Capricorn 1, Relic, Timecop), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 27 Stu Gilliam, American actor and comedian (Roll Out, Harris & Company), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • Jul 29 Charles Hallahan, actor (Hunter)
  • Jul 29 Roz Kelly, actress (Owl & Pussycat, Happy Days), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • Jul 31 Susan Flannery, American actress (Leslie Stewart-Dallas), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 31 Sab Shimono, Japanese-American actor (Jackie Chan Adventures), born in Sacramento, California
  • Aug 2 Max Wright, American actor (Buffalo Bill, Alf, Misfits of Science), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Aug 4 Tina Cole, American singer (King Cousins) and actress (Katie-My Three Sons), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 6 Michael Anderson Jr, actor (Clay-The Monroes), born in London, England
  • Aug 6 Ray Buktenica, Greenwich Village actor (Rhoda, House Calls), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 13 Susan Jameson, English actress (Secret World of Polly Flint), born in Barnt Green, Worcestershire, England
  • Aug 15 Barbara Bouchet, German-American actress (Casino Royale), born in Liberec, Czech Republic
  • Aug 15 María Rojo, Mexican actress and politician, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Aug 17 Koos Postema, Dutch editor-in-chief (Vrije Volk) and TV host

Person of interestRobert De Niro

Aug 17 Robert De Niro, American actor (Taxi Driver, Raging Bull), born in NYC, New York

  • Aug 18 Martin Mull, American actor and comedian (Bad Manners, Flick, Serial), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 20 Sylvester McCoy, Scottish actor (Seventh Doctor in Doctor Who), born in Dunoon
  • Aug 21 Hugh Wilson, American director, writer and actor (Blast from the Past, Frank's Place), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2018)
  • Aug 23 Bobby Diamond, American actor (Duncan Gillis-Dobie Gillis), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 27 [Susan] Tuesday Weld, American actress (Dobie Gillis, Wild in Country), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 28 David Soul [Solberg], American-British actor (Starsky & Hutch) and singer (Don't Give Up On Us), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 1 Don Stroud, American actor (Coogan's Bluff, Buddy Holly Story), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Sep 3 Valerie Perrine, American actress and model (Steam Bath, Superman, Lenny), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Sep 9 Art LaFleur, American actor
  • Sep 10 "Superstar" Billy Graham [Eldridge Coleman], American professional wrestler, WWF Heavyweight Champion (1977-8), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Sep 10 Daniel Truhitte, American actor (Rolfe in The Sound of Music), born in Sacramento, California

Person of interestJoe Morgan

Sep 19 Joe Morgan, American Baseball Hall of Fame infielder (10 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1975, 76; NL MVP 1975, 76; Cincinnati Reds) and broadcaster (ESPN), born in Bonham, Texas (d. 2020)

MLB Hall of Fame Infielder and Broadcaster Joe Morgan
MLB Hall of Fame Infielder and Broadcaster
Joe Morgan
  • Sep 24 Lee Aaker, American actor (Rusty-Rin Tin Tin), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 25 Robert Walden, American actor (Joe Rossi-Lou Grant, New Doctors), born in New York City, New York
  • Sep 26 Ian Chappell, Australian cricket batsman, captain, broadcaster (75 Tests; 5,345 @ 42.42), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • Sep 27 Maxwell Boyce, Welsh comedian and singer, born in Glynneath, Wales
  • Sep 28 J T Walsh, actor (Col Frank Bach-Dark Skies)
  • Sep 28 Joel Higgins, American actor (Salvage 1, Silver Spoons), born in Bloomington, Illinois
  • Sep 28 Susanne Jagd, Danish actress (Between the Sheets, Tinderbox)
  • Sep 30 Marilyn McCoo, American soul singer (5th Dimension; "You Don't Have To Be A Star") and TV host (Solid Gold), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Sep 30 Ian Ogilvy, British Actor
  • Oct 2 Anna Ford, British broadcaster and actress (Secret Policeman's Ball), born in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England
  • Oct 2 Henri Szeps, Australian actor (Mother & Son), born in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Oct 5 Inna Churikova, Russian actress (Theme), born in Belebey, Russia
  • Oct 6 Michael Durrell, American actor (Shannon, V, Alice, Chiefs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 8 Chevy Chase, American comedian and actor (SNL, Vacation, Fletch, Caddyshack), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 14 Noreen Corcoran, American actress (Kelly-Bachelor Father), born in Quincy Massachusetts (d. 2016)

Person of interestPenny Marshall

Oct 15 Penny Marshall, American actress and director (Odd Couple, Laverne & Shirley), born in The Bronx, New York

Actor and Director Penny Marshall
Actor and Director
Penny Marshall
  • Oct 21 Paula Kelly, American dancer and actress (Liz-Night Court), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Oct 22 Catherine Deneuve [Dorleac], actress (Repulsion, Hunger), born in Paris, France
  • Oct 22 Robert Long [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen)
  • Oct 22 Jan de Bont, Dutch film director
  • Oct 28 Conny Froboess, German actress (Rheinsberg), born in Wriezen, Germany
  • Oct 28 Charo López, Spanish actress (La regenta), born in Salamanca, Spain
  • Oct 29 Donald Simpson, American film producer (Flashdance), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1996)
  • Oct 30 Joanna Shimkus, Canadian actress (Marriage of a Young Stockbroker), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Nov 1 John McEnery, English actor (Romeo and Juliet), born in Birmingham, England
  • Nov 4 Marlene Jobert, French actress and novelist (Adventures of John Difool), born in Algiers, French Algeria
  • Nov 5 Sam Shepard Ill, American actor and playwright (Frances, Crimes of the Heart), born in Fort Sheridan, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Nov 7 Michael Byrne, English actor (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade), born in London
  • Nov 12 Wallace Shawn, American actor (My Dinner with Andre, Princess Bride), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 17 Lauren Hutton [Mary], model/actress (American Gigolo), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Nov 20 Veronica Hamel, American actress (Joyce-Hill St Blues, 79 Park Ave), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 22 Peter Adair, American filmmaker
  • Nov 23 Sue Nicholls, British actress
  • Nov 30 Terrence Malick, film director (Badlands, The Tree of Life), born in Ottawa, Illinois
  • Dec 1 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 3 Valerie Perrine, actress (Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Dec 8 Patti Chandler, American actress (Bikini Beach), born in Culver City, California
  • Dec 8 Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision)
  • Dec 10 Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 13 Arturo Ripstein, Mexican film director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot), born in Mexico City
  • Dec 13 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London
  • Dec 16 Steven Bochco, American TV producer and co-creator of Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue, born in New York City (d. 2018)
  • Dec 17 Ron Geesin, Scottish musician and avant-garde, symphonic rock, and film score composer, born in Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Dec 18 Alan Rudolph, actor (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven)
  • Dec 19 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)
  • Dec 20 Angel Tompkins, American actress (Gloria-Search), born in Albany, California
  • Dec 21 (Marvin John) "Jack" Nance, American stage & screen actor (Eraserhead; Twin Peaks), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1996)
  • Dec 23 Harry Shearer, American actor (SNL, Simpsons, This Is Spinal Tap), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor and director (One Evening at Eva), born in Maurik, Netherlands
  • Dec 23 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress (A Patch of Blue, Beguilled), born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 1987)
  • Dec 24 Christiane Schmidtmer, German actress (Ship of Fools), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 2003)
  • Dec 25 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death)
  • Dec 27 Cokie Roberts, American pioneering newscaster (ABC, NPR), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2019)
  • Dec 28 Richard Whiteley, British television presenter (d. 2005)

Person of interestBen Kingsley

Dec 31 Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough, England


Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV