June 1955 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 3 KLFY TV channel 10 in Lafayette, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jun 4 "Mickey Rooney Show" TV comedy last airs on NBC
  • Jun 7 "$64,000 Question" premieres on CBS TV
  • Jun 10 KWEX TV channel 41 in San Antonio, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Jun 12 "Mr Peepers" (TV Comedy) starring Wally Cox airs for last time on NBC
  • Jun 12 Monitor (full weekend program) begins on NBC radio network
  • Jun 25 "Imogene Coca Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • Jun 27 "Julius LaRosa Show" debuts on CBS-TV
  • Jun 30 "Johnny Carson Show" debuts on CBS-TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 1 Ralph Morse, British actor, singer and writer of historical dramas
  • Jun 2 Gary Grimes, American actor (Summer of '42, Class of '44), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 2 Dana Carvey, comedian (SNL, Garth-Wayne's World), born in Missoula, Montana
  • Jun 4 Mary Testa, American stage actress
  • Jun 6 Sandra Bernhard, actress (King of Comedy, Nancy-Roseanne), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Jun 7 William Forsythe, American actor
  • Jun 8 Griffin Dunne, actor (American Werewolf in London, Who's That Girl)
  • Jun 10 Andrew Stevens, actor (Seduction, Boys in Company C, Fury), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jun 14 Kim Lankford, Montebello California, actress (Gingers-Knots Landing)
  • Jun 15 Julie Hagerty, actress (Airplane, Princesses), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jun 15 Polly Draper, American actress (Thirtysomething, Side Effects), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Jun 16 Laurie Metcalf, Carbonville Illinois, actress (Jackie-Roseanne)
  • Jun 21 David Marshall Grant, actor (Legs, French Postcards), born in Westport, Connecticut
  • Jun 21 Leigh J McCloskey, actor (Dallas, Executive Suite, Gen Hosp), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 23 Debbie Boostrom, Playboy playmate (Aug, 1981), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 2008)
  • Jun 23 Maggie Greenwald, American film director and writer
  • Jun 24 Betsy Randle, American actress
  • Jun 25 Michael Sabatino, California, actor (Days of Our Life, Bold & Beautiful)
  • Jun 27 Isabelle Adjani, actress (Story of Adele H, Driver, Ishtar), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 28 Shirley Cheriton, English actress

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jun 26 Actor Geoffrey Holder marries Carmen de Lavallade

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 11 Walter Hampden, American actor (Five Fingers, Hunchback of Notre Dame), dies at 75