On This Day

February 1946 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 Bart Braverman, American actor (Bobby-Vega$, Roy-New Odd Couple), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 1 Elisabeth Sladen, English actress (Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane Adventures), born in Liverpool, England
  • Feb 5 Charlotte Rampling, English actress (Zardoz, Night Porter, Verdict), born in Sturmer, United Kingdom
  • Feb 7 H├ęctor Babenco, film director (Kiss of the Spider Woman), born in Mar del Plata, Argentina (d. 2016)
  • Feb 12 Ever Meulen [Eddy Vermeulen], Dutch illustrator and cartoonist (children stamps 1992), born in Kuurne, Belgium
  • Feb 12 Ajda Pekkan, Turkish singer and actress, born in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Feb 13 Louis Kondos, Greek actor, born in Athens, Greece
  • Feb 14 Tina Aumont, actress (Master of Love, Casanova), born in Hollywood, California
  • Feb 16 Ian Lavender, British actor (Stupid Boy in Dad's Army)
  • Feb 17 Andre Dussollier, French actor (3 Men & a Cradle), born in Annecy, France
  • Feb 17 Zina Bethune, American actress (Nurses, Who's That Knocking at My Door), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Feb 18 Jean-Claude Dreyfus, French actor
  • Feb 20 Brenda Blethyn, actress (Secrets & Lies)
  • Feb 20 Sandy Duncan, Henderson Tx, actress (Hogan Family)

Person of interestAlan Rickman

Feb 21 Alan Rickman, English actor (Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Die Hard, Harry Potter), born in Hammersmith, London (d. 2016)

  • Feb 21 Tyne Daly, American actress (Cagney & Lacey, Angel Unchained), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Feb 21 Anthony Daniels, British actor and mime artist (Star Wars - "C-3PO"), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
  • Feb 24 John Stapleton, English television presenter

Deaths in Film & TV

Person of interestGeorge Arliss

Feb 5 George Arliss, British Academy Award-winning actor (Disraeli; Devil; Green Goddess), dies at 77

  • Feb 8 Miles Mander, British actor (Tower of London, Wuthering Heights, Murder!), dies from a heart attack at 57