On This Day

Year 1947 in Film & Television (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 101 - 194 of 194

  • Jul 3 Betty Buckley, American actress (Abby-8 is Enough, 1776, Cats), born in Big Spring, Texas
  • Jul 3 Dave Barry, American humorist and author, born in Armonk, New York
  • Jul 6 Richard Beckinsale, English actor (Porridge, Doing Time), born in Carlton, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1979)

Person of interestO.J. Simpson

Jul 9 O.J. Simpson, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame running back, broadcaster and actor (Heisman Trophy 1968; NFL MVP 1973; Buffalo Bills), born in San Francisco, California

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson
  • Jul 10 Richard Schmiechen, American film producer (The Times of Harvey Milk), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1993) [1]
  • Jul 14 Nick Benedict, actor (Pistol-Birth of a Legend), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 18 Ayn Rumen, American actress (Janet-McLean Stevenson Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 18 Kurt Mann, American actor (Bad Penny), born in Roslyn, New York
  • Jul 19 Mike Dutfield, documentary producer, born in Chingford, Essex, England (d. 1995)
  • Jul 21 Wendell Burton, actor (Lucas-New Dick Van Dyke Show), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jul 22 Albert Brooks, comedian (Broadcast News, Lost in America), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 23 David Essex [Cook], English rock vocalist and actor (That'll be the Day), born in London, England
  • Jul 24 Geoffrey McQueen, TV Writer
  • Jul 24 Robert Hays, actor (Airplane!, Starman, Scandalous), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Jul 27 Betty Thomas, American actress (Lucy Baines-Hill Street Blues), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 28 Sally Struthers, American actress (All in the Family), born in Portland, Oregon

Person of interestArnold Schwarzenegger

Jul 30 Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austrian-American body builder, actor (Terminator) and politician (38th Governor of California), born in Thal, Austria

Actor, Body Builder and Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger
Actor, Body Builder and Governor of California
Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Jul 30 Margo Sappington, American actress (Oh Calcutta, Where's Charley), born in Baytown, Texas
  • Jul 30 William Atherton, American actor (Real Genius, Ghostbusters, Class of 44), born in Orange, Connecticut
  • Jul 31 Richard Griffiths, British actor (Withnail & I, Harry Potter), born in Thornaby-on-Tees
  • Aug 1 Rick Anderson, American actor and rock bassist (Tubes), born in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Aug 6 Sally Eaton, Ill, Broadway actress (Jeanie-Hair)
  • Aug 8 Larry Wilcox, actor (Lassie, Officer Jon Baker-CHiPs), born in San Diego, California
  • Aug 13 Gretchen Corbett, American actress (Beth-Rockford Files), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Aug 13 John Stocker, Canadian voice actor (The Dream Team), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Aug 14 Peter Christian, English actor, born in Liverpool, England
  • Aug 15 Brian Hulls, British TV news cameraman, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Aug 15 Raakhee Gulzar, Indian actress (Shubho Mahurat), born in Ranaghat, Bengal, India
  • Aug 19 Gerald McRaney, American actor (Simon & Simon, Major Dad), born in Collins, Mississippi
  • Aug 19 Dave Dutton, English actor (Coronation Street), born in Atherton, England
  • Aug 22 Cindy Williams, American actress (Shirley- Laverne & Shirley), born in Van Nuys, California
  • Aug 23 David Robb, British actor (I, Claudius), born in London
  • Aug 24 Anne Archer, actress (Fatal Attraction, Patriot Games), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 26 Candy Moore, American actress (Lunch Wagon, Tomboy & Champ), born in Maplewood, New Jersey
  • Aug 26 Emiliano Díez, Cuban actor

Person of interestBarbara Bach

Aug 27 Barbara Bach [Goldbach], American actress (The Spy Who Loved Me, Force 10 from Navarone), born in Queens, New York

Actress Barbara Bach
Actress
Barbara Bach
  • Aug 27 Harry Reems, American actor, (d. 2013)
  • Aug 28 Alice Playton, American actress (Who Killed Mary Whats 'er Name), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 31 Mona Marshall, American voice actress

Person of interestJane Curtin

Sep 6 Jane Curtin, American actress (SNL: Kate & Allie; Third Rock From The Sun), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Actress Jane Curtin
Actress
Jane Curtin

Person of interestSam Neill

Sep 14 Sam Neill, New Zealand actor (Jurassic Park, Dead Calm, The Piano), born in Omagh, Northern Ireland

Actor Sam Neill
Actor
Sam Neill
  • Sep 16 Russ Abbot [Russell A Roberts], British TV comedian (The Russ Abbot Show, September Song), born in Cheshire, England
  • Sep 23 Mary Kay Place, American actress (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman - "Loretta"), and country singer ("Baby Boy"), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Sep 24 Erik Hivju, Norwegian actor, born in Norway
  • Sep 25 Cheryl Tiegs, American model (Sports Illustrated) and fashion designer, born in Breckenridge, Minnesota
  • Sep 26 Graham Faulkner, English actor (Brother Sun Sister Moon), born in London, England
  • Sep 27 Denis Lawson, actor (Return of Jedi, Born Kicking, Chain)
  • Sep 27 Liz Torres, actress (Mahalia Sanchez-John Larroquette Show), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sep 27 Barbara Dickson, Scottish actress and singer (Answer Me), born in Dunfermline, Scotland
  • Sep 28 Harold Dow, news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours), born in Hackensack, New York
  • Sep 29 Martin Ferrero, American actor
  • Sep 30 Rula Lenska, St Neots England, actress (Friends from Europe are here)
  • Oct 1 Stephen Collins, actor (Star Trek I, Tattingers), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Oct 1 Larry Lamb, British actor (EastEnders; Gavin & Stacey), born in Edmonton, Middlesex, England
  • Oct 3 Alan Rachins, American actor (Douglas-LA Law), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Oct 9 Tony Zappone, American broadcaster and journalist, born in Tampa, Florida
  • Oct 10 Giant Haystacks [Martin Ruane], English professional wrestler, born in Camberwell, London, England (d. 1998)
  • Oct 12 Chris Wallace, newscaster (NBC Weekend News), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 15 Lynn Lowry, American actress (Cat People, Crazies), born in East St. Louis, Illinois
  • Oct 17 Michael McKean, American actor (Laverne & Shirley, Saturday Night Live, Spinal Tap), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 18 Joe Morton, American actor (Hal-Grady, Abel Marsh-Another World), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 18 Paul Chuckle, British comedian
  • Oct 22 Lee Meredith [Judith Lee Sauls], River Edge NJ, actress (Producers)

Person of interestKevin Kline

Oct 24 Kevin Kline, American actor (Sophie's Choice, Big Chill), born in St. Louis, Missouri

  • Oct 28 Tom Fitzsimmons, actor (Franklin-Paper Chase), born in San Francisco, California

Person of interestRichard Dreyfuss

Oct 29 Richard Dreyfuss, American actor (Jaws, Nuts, Mr Holland's Opus), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Oct 31 Deidre Hall, American actress (Days of our Lives, Our House), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Nov 6 Edward Yang, Taiwanese film director (Yi Yi), born in Shanghai, China (d. 2007)
  • Nov 6 Jack Arnold, character on TV programme The Wonder Years
  • Nov 9 Robert David Hall, American actor (Dr. Albert Robbins M.D, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • Nov 13 Joe Mantegna, American actor (House of Games, Weeds), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 18 Jameson Parker, actor (American Justice, Simon & Simon), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Nov 19 Julian Graham Theodore Hough, actor (Deathwatch, Jabberwocky)
  • Nov 24 Dwight Schultz, American actor (A-Team - "Murdock"; Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Barclay"), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Nov 25 Tracey Walter, American character actor (Repo Man; Best of the West), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Nov 25 John Larroquette, actor (Dan Fielding-Night Court), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Nov 26 Susanne Zenor, American actress (Days of Our Lives), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Dec 1 Bob Fulton, Australian rugby league five eighth, coach and broadcaster (35 Tests; coach Australia 39 Tests; RL Immortal), born in Warrington, England
  • Dec 7 Peter de Jong, Dutch actor (Maxi-Mini & Maxi), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Dec 7 Vincent Baggetta, American actor (Lou-Chicago Story), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 2017)
  • Dec 7 Tony Thomas, American TV and film producer, born in Hollywood, California
  • Dec 8 Belinda Balaski, actor (Cannonball, Proud Men, Howling), born in Inglewood, California
  • Dec 10 Douglas Kenney, American humorist (co-founded the magazine National Lampoon), born in West Palm Beach, Florida (d. 1980)
  • Dec 11 Tom Fuccello, American actor (Dave-Dallas), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Dec 13 Darlene Cates, American actress (What's Eating Gilbert Grape), born in Borger, Texas (d. 2017)
  • Dec 16 Ben Cross, English actor (Chariots of Fire, Star Trek), born in London, England (d. 2020)
  • Dec 17 Wes Studi, Native American actor (Last of the Mohicans), born in Nofire Hollow, Oklahoma
  • Dec 26 Joyce Jillson, Cranston RI, psychic/actress (Superchick)
  • Dec 27 Bill Eadie, professional wrestler known as "Ax" of Demolition
  • Dec 28 Andrew Olle, broadcaster
  • Dec 29 Ted Danson, American actor (Cheers, 3 Men & A Baby, CSI), born in San Diego, California
  • Dec 29 Vincent Winter, Scottish child actor, born in Aberdeen, United Kingdom (d. 1998)
  • Dec 30 Michael Burns, American actor (Barnaby West-Wagon Train), born in Mineola, New York
  • Dec 31 Tim Matheson, American actor (Animal House, Fletch, Up the Creek), born in Glendale, California

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV