On This Day

Year 1950 in Film & Television (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 219

  • Jun 3 Suzi Quatro[cchio], singer (Stumblin')/actress (Happy Days), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 3 Melissa Mathison, American screenwriter (E.T.), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Jun 4 Wayne Powers, American actor (Laverne & Shirley, 13 East), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Jun 5 J. J. Bittenbinder, American television host and author
  • Jun 6 Chantal Akerman, Belgian feminist filmmaker (Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, Je Tu II Elle), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2015)
  • Jun 7 Gary Graham, American actor (Alien Nation, Star Trek: Enterprise), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jun 7 Howard Finkel, American pro wrestling ring announcer (WWE Hall of Fame), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2020)
  • Jun 8 Kathy Whitton Baker, American actress (Right Stuff, 16 Candles), born in Midland, Texas
  • Jun 11 Michael Swan, American actor (Duncan-As The World Turns), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Jun 13 Michael Stark, Australian actor
  • Jun 14 Jeremy Sinden, English actor (Chariots of Fire, Ascendancy, Harem), born in London (d. 1996)
  • Jun 15 Mark Arnott, actor (Return of the Secaucus 7), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 16 Jesse Dizon, Oceanside California, actor (Ramon-Operation Petticoat)
  • Jun 17 Susan Damante, American actress (The Adventure of Wilderness Family), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Jun 19 Constance Forslund, actress (Shining Season), born in San Diego, California
  • Jun 21 Gérard Lanvin, French actor (Une étrange affaire), born in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France
  • Jun 22 Murphy Cross, actor (Phyl & Mikhy, Perfect), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland
  • Jun 23 Sally Geeson, actress (Bless This House), born in Sussex, England
  • Jun 24 Nancy Allen, American actress (Carrie, 1941, Robocop, Dress to Kill), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 25 Nitza Saul, Israeli actress, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Jun 30 Leonard Whiting, English actor and singer (Romeo and Juliet), born in London, England
  • Jul 11 Bruce McGill, American actor
  • Jul 16 Camille Saviola, American actress (Nightlife), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jul 17 Derek de Lint, Dutch actor, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Jul 17 P.J. Soles, German-born American actress, born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Jul 19 Simon Cadell, English actor (Hi-De-Hi, Pride & Extreme Prejudice), born in London (d. 1996)
  • Jul 20 Tantoo Cardinal, Canadian actress
  • Jul 23 Belinda Montgomery, Canadian actress (Man From Atlantis), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Jul 23 Kaity Tong, Chinese-American news anchor (WPIX), born in Qingdao, China
  • Jul 24 Sam Behrens, actor (Jake Meyer-General Hospital, Sunset Beach, LA Law)
  • Jul 26 Susan George, English actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo), born in London, England
  • Jul 27 Simon Jones, English actor and comedian (News is the News), born in Charlton Park, Wiltshire, England
  • Jul 30 Frank Stallone, American Sylvestor's brother and actor (Barfly, Outlaw Force), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 31 Lane Davies, American actor (Mason-Santa Barbara, Impure Thoughts), born in Dalton, Georgia
  • Aug 2 Kathryn Harrold, American actress (MacGruder & Loud), born in Tazewell, Virginia
  • Aug 2 Mathieu Carriere, German actor (Bay Boy, Woman in Flames), born in Hanover, Germany
  • Aug 3 Jo Marie Payton, American actress (Harriette-Family Matters), born in Albany, Georgia
  • Aug 5 Holly Palance, actress (Thorn Birds, Ripley's Believe It), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 6 Dorian Harewood, American actor (Earl-Glitter, Trauma Center), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Aug 6 Nathan Purdee, actor (Nathan-Young & Restless, Hank-1 Life to Live)
  • Aug 9 Roelof S "Roel" Bakker, Dutch actor and director (Love Potion)
  • Aug 10 Rémy Girard, Canadian actor (Les Invasions barbares), born in Jonquière, Quebec
  • Aug 12 Kid Creole [August Darnell], musician and actor (Obsession A Taste of Fear), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Aug 12 Jim Beaver, American actor and writer
  • Aug 13 Andre van de Berg, actor and director (Transport)
  • Aug 15 Tess Harper, American actress (Amityville 3D, Tender Mercies), born in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas
  • Aug 16 Marshall Manesh, Iranian-born American actor
  • Aug 18 Candice Earley, American actress (Donna Tyler-All My Children), born in Fort Hood, Texas
  • Aug 26 Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor (d. 2006)
  • Aug 27 Charles Fleischer, comedian (Roger Rabbit), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 1 Phillip Fulmer, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (Tennessee 152-52) and CBS analyst, born in Winchester, Tennessee

Person of interestPhil McGraw

Sep 1 Phil McGraw, American psychologist, author and TV personality (Dr. Phil, The Oprah Winfrey Show), born in Vinita, Oklahoma

Psychologist and TV Personality Phil McGraw
Psychologist and TV Personality
Phil McGraw
  • Sep 2 Rosanna DeSoto, American actress
  • Sep 2 Yuen Wah, Chinese actor and stuntman
  • Sep 5 Kathy Cronkite, American actress (Annie-Hizzonner), born in Washington, D. C.
  • Sep 7 Julie Kavner, American actress and voice artist (Brenda-Rhoda, Marge-Simpsons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 8 Will Lee, American bassist (Late Show with David Letterman), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Sep 11 Amy Madigan, American actress (Uncle Buck, Twice in a Lifetime), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 12 Cynthia Myers, American Playmate (Dec 1968) and actress (Beyond Valley of Dolls), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Sep 16 Loyd Grossman, American-British television presenter (MasterChef 1990-2000), born in Marblehead, Massachusetts
  • Sep 18 Shabana Azmi, Indian actress (Ankur, Neerja), born in Hyderabad, India
  • Sep 19 Rudy Ramos, American actor (Wind-High Chaparral), born in Lawton, Oklahoma

Person of interestBill Murray

Sep 21 Bill Murray, American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters), born in Evanston, Illinois

Actor/Comedian Bill Murray
Actor/Comedian
Bill Murray
  • Sep 24 Kristina Wayborn, Swedish actress (Octopussy), born in Nybro, Sweden
  • Sep 27 Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Japan, actor (Lt A J Shimamura-Nash Bridges)
  • Sep 28 John Sayles, actor (Brother from Another Planet), born in Schenectady, New York
  • Oct 1 Randy Quaid, actor (Midnight Express, Vacation, Saturday Night Live), born in Houston, Texas
  • Oct 1 Jeane Manson, American singer and actress,, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Oct 2 Ian McNeice, English actor (Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls), born in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England
  • Oct 3 Pamela Hensley, American actress (Buck Rogers in 25th Century), born in Glendale, California
  • Oct 4 Meg Bennett, actress (Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 5 Jeff Conaway, American actor and singer (Taxi - "Bobby"; Grease - "Kenickie"; Babylon 5 - "Zack"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2011)
  • Oct 7 Maartje van Weegen, Dutch TV hostess, born in Bussum, Netherlands
  • Oct 7 Granny [Emma Webster], Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Friz Freleng (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Canary Row"
  • Oct 9 Gary Frank, American actor (Enemy Territory, Deadly Weapon), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Oct 10 Dennis Holmes, American actor (Laramie), born in Encino, California
  • Oct 10 Peter Jan Rens, Dutch actor and director (Mister Cactus, Passion), born in Velsen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • Oct 11 Amos Gitai, Israeli filmmaker (Neo-Fascist Trilogy, Golem, Arena of Murder), born in Haifa, Israel
  • Oct 11 Catlin Adams, American actress (Ms Loomis-Square Pegs), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 12 Susan Anton, American actress (Golden Girl, Spring Fever), born in Oak Glen, California
  • Oct 12 Robin Askwith, English actor (Confessions Sex Comedies), born in Southport, Lancashire, England
  • Oct 12 Kaga Takeshi [Shigekatsu Katsuta], Japanese actor, born in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Oct 13 Ellen Brusse [Elizabeth Wenmakers], Dutch TV hostess, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Oct 17 Howard E Rollins Jr, actor (Bannister-Wildside, Another World), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Oct 18 Merry Martin, actress (Leslie-Peter Loves Mary), born in Camden, Michigan
  • Oct 18 Sheila White, actress (I Claudius), born in London, England
  • Oct 18 Om Puri, Indian Bollywood actor (Aakrosh, Ardh Satya), born in Ambala, Haryana
  • Oct 25 John Matuszak, American NFL defensive end (Oak Raider) and actor (The Goonies), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1989)
  • Oct 27 Fran Lebowitz, American author and actress (Resident Alien), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Oct 30 Louise Duart, American comedienne (Paramount Comedy Theater # 5), born in Quincy, Massachusetts
  • Oct 31 Jane Pauley, American newscaster (Today, NBC Weekend), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Person of interestJohn Candy

Oct 31 John Candy, Canadian actor and comedian (SCTV, Uncle Buck), born in Newmarket, Ontario (d. 1994)

Actor and Comedian John Candy
Actor and Comedian
John Candy
  • Nov 6 Ernest Thompson, American actor (Sierra, Westside Medical), born in Bellows Fall, Vermont
  • Nov 10 Jack Scalia, American actor (Berrengers, Hollywood Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 10 Debra Hill, American screenwriter and film producer (Escape from New York), born in Haddonfield, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • Nov 16 David Leisure, American actor (Joe Isuzu, Airplane, Charley-Empty Nest), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 16 John Swartzwelder, American television writer (The Simpsons), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Nov 18 Eric Pierpoint, American actor
  • Nov 22 "Little" Steven Van Zandt, American guitarist, songwriter, producer (E-Street Band; Asbury Jukes), and actor (The Sopranos), born in Winthrop, Massachusetts
  • Nov 24 Damon Evans, Balt Md, American actor (The Jeffersons), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV