On This Day

September 1946 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Sep 29 "Adventures of Sam Spade" debuts on CBS Radio

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 2 Luis Avalos, actor (Condo, E/R, I Had 3 Wives), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Sep 5 Dennis Dugan, American actor and director (Can't Buy Me Love, Howling), born in Wheaton, Illinois
  • Sep 9 Hayato Tani, Japanese actor
  • Sep 15 Tommy Lee Jones, American actor (Executioner's Song, Bloody Monday, The Fugitive), born in San Saba, Texas
  • Sep 16 Cathee Dahmen, American fashion model, born in Minnesota (d. 1997)
  • Sep 18 Nicholas Clay, English actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover), born in Streatham, London (d. 2000)
  • Sep 19 Hans van de Berg, Dutch actor (Ciske the Rat), born in Kampen, Netherlands
  • Sep 24 Carson Van Osten, American musician and comic strip writer (Disney), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2015)
  • Sep 24 Jacqueline Courtney, American actress (Another World, One Life to Live), born in New Jersey
  • Sep 25 Felicity Kendal, English actress (Shakespeare Wallah, The Good Life), born in Olton, England
  • Sep 26 Mary Beth Hurt, American actress (Garp, Interiors), born in Marshalltown, Iowa
  • Sep 27 Robin Nedwell, English comedy actor (d. 1999)
  • Sep 28 Fiona Lewis, Westcliff England, actress (Stunts, Lisztomania)
  • Sep 28 Herbert Jefferson Jr, actor (Battlestar Galactica), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Sep 28 Peter Egan, actor (Bean, Chariots of Fire)
  • Sep 28 Jeffrey Jones, American actor (Beetlejuice, Ferris Bueller's Day Off), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Sep 29 Alasdair Fraser, QC/director (Public Prosecutions for N Ireland)
  • Sep 29 Patricia Hodge, English actress (Heat of the Day, Miranda), born in Cleethorpes, England

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 16 Mamie Smith, American vaudeville singer, dancer and actress (Crazy Blues), dies at 63
  • Sep 20 Raimu [Jules Auguste Cesar Muraire], French actor (The Baker's Wife, Marius, Fanny), dies from a heart attack at 62
  • Sep 21 Olga Engl, Austrian actress (Phantom), dies at 75
  • Sep 25 Heinrich George [Georg August Friedrich Hermann Schulz], German actor (Hitlerjunge Quex), dies at 52