On This Day

Year 1957 in Film & Television (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 101 - 195 of 195

  • Jul 9 Paul Merton, British writer, actor and comedian (Room 101), born in Parsons Green, London
  • Jul 11 Vince Williams, actor (Hamp-Guiding Light)
  • Jul 12 Buddy Foster, actor (Hondo, Mayberry RFD)
  • Jul 13 Cameron Crowe, American director, screenwriter, journalist (Rolling Stone), author, and actor (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire, Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in Palm Springs, California
  • Jul 20 Donna Dixon, American actress, former beauty queen, and wife of actor Dan Aykroyd (Couch Trip, Bossom Buddies), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Jul 21 Jon Lovitz, American actor (SNL: League of Their Own: The Critic), born in Tarzana, California
  • Jul 23 Theo van Gogh, Dutch film director (Submission), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • Jul 25 Roger Clinton Jr., American actor and singer, President Clinton's half-brother, born in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • Jul 26 Nana Visitor, American actress (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 26 Yuen Biao, Hong Kong actor and martial artist, born in Castle Peak Road, Hong Kong
  • Jul 26 Hart Hanson, American television writer and producer, born in Burlingame, California
  • Jul 27 Matt Osborne, American professional wrestler, born in Charlotte, North Carolina (d. 2013)
  • Jul 27 Bill Engvall, American "Blue Collar" comedian ("Here's Your Sign"), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Jul 30 Mark Tymchyshyn, American actor (Gavin-As The World Turns), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jul 31 Dirk Blocker, American actor (Ryan's Four, Brooklyn Nine Nine), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 1 Laura Johnson, American actress (Falcon Crest), born in Burbank, California
  • Aug 1 Brad Stephen "Taylor" Negron, American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money), born in Glendale, California (d. 2015)
  • Aug 2 Mojo Nixon [Neill McMillan, Jr.], American musician ("Elvis Is Everywhere") and actor, born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Aug 3 Mani Shankar, Indian filmmaker, born in Guntur, India
  • Aug 6 Faith Prince, Broadway actress (Guys & Dolls, Carousel), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Aug 8 Dieuwertje Blok, Dutch TV hostess
  • Aug 8 Nancy Glass, TV broadcaster (American Journal)
  • Aug 9 Melanie Griffith, actress (Working Girl, Milk Money, Now & Then)
  • Aug 14 Jackée Harry, American actress (Sandra-227), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Aug 15 Zeljko Ivanek, Lujubljana Yugoslavia, actor (Mass Appeal)
  • Aug 16 Laura Innes, American actress and director (ER, The Event), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • Aug 18 Carole Bouquest, French actress (On Her Majesty's Secret Service), born in Paris, France
  • Aug 18 Denis Leary, American actor and comedian (Rescue Me), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Aug 19 Darby Hinton, actor (Israel in Daniel Boone), born in Santa Monica, California

Person of interestStephen Fry

Aug 24 Stephen Fry, English comedian, writer and actor (Blackadder, QI), born in London

Actor, Comedian and Writer Stephen Fry
Actor, Comedian and Writer
Stephen Fry
  • Aug 28 Daniel Stern, American actor (City Slickers, Wonder Years), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • Aug 28 Rick Rossovich, American actor (Top Gun, Roxanne, ER), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Aug 29 Jerry D. Bailey, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey/broadcaster (Kentucky Derby 1993, 1996), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Sep 4 Khandi Alexander, American actress, born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Sep 4 Patricia Tallman, American actress, born in Pontiac, Illinois
  • Sep 6 Paul Harrhy, Welsh actor and opera singer (Intelligence Park), born in South Wales (d. 1996)
  • Sep 8 Heather Thomas, American actress (Jody-Fall Guy, Coed Fever), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Sep 10 Brian Fitzpatrick, American actor (Rick Alden in Loving), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 10 Kate Burton, American actress (Ice Storm, Grey's Anatomy), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Sep 12 Rachel Ward, English-Australian actress (Thorn Birds), born in Cornwell, Oxfordshire, England
  • Sep 12 Hans Zimmer, German film score composer (The Lion King), born in Frankfurt
  • Sep 15 Paweł Pawlikowski, Polish filmmaker (Cold War), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Sep 17 William De Acutis, American actor (9½ Weeks, Other People's Money), born in Fairfield, Connecticut (d. 1991)
  • Sep 20 Arn Anderson, American wrestler (ECW/SMW/WCW/NWA/WWF), born in Rome, Georgia
  • Sep 21 Ethan Coen, filmmaker (Fargo, No Country for Old Men), born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota
  • Sep 22 Lynn Herring, Enid Oklahoma, actress (Lucy Coe-General Hospital)
  • Sep 23 Rosalind Chao, American actress
  • Sep 25 Ian Reddington, English actor (Chief Clown-Doctor Who), born in Walkley, Sheffield
  • Sep 28 Marc Duret, actor (Dobermann, Hatred, Big Blue)
  • Sep 29 Andrew "Dice" Clay [Silverstein], American comedian (Adventures of Ford Fairlane), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 30 Fran Drescher, actress (Cadillac Man, Nanny), born in Queens, New York
  • Sep 30 William Christian, actor (Derek Frye-All My Children), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 1 Stelios Mainas, Greek actor
  • Oct 4 Bill Fagerbakke, American actor
  • Oct 4 Kyra Schon, American actress
  • Oct 5 Bernie Mac, American comedian (d. 2008)
  • Oct 8 James DePaiva, American actor (Max Holden-One Life to Live), born in Livermore, California
  • Oct 11 Dawn French, Welsh comedian and TV actress (Supergrass, French & Saunders, The Vicar of Dibley), born in Holyhead, Wales
  • Oct 11 Paul Bown, English actor (Watching), born in Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
  • Oct 15 Mira Nair, Indian-American filmmaker (Monsoon Wedding), born in Rourkela, Odisha, India
  • Oct 17 Vincent Van Patten, Belrose NY, actor (Apple's Way, 3 for the Road)
  • Oct 17 Lawrence Bender, American film producer (Reservoir Dogs, Death Proof, Django Unchained, An Inconvenient Truth), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • Oct 18 Jon Lindstrom, Medford Ore, actor (Kevin Collins-General Hospital)
  • Oct 20 Susanna Haavisto, Finnish actress and singer
  • Oct 24 John Kassir, American actor and comedian, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Oct 27 Jeff East, American actor (Huckleberry Finn, Superman), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Oct 29 Dan Castellaneta, American voice actor, Best known as the voice of Homer Simpson
  • Oct 31 Brian Stokes Mitchell, American Broadway singer and actor, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Nov 3 Dolph Lundgren, actor (Rocky IV, The Expendables 2), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Nov 5 Jon-Erik Hexum, American actor (Voyagers!, Cover-up), born in Englewood, New Jersey (d. 1984)
  • Nov 6 Siobhán McCarthy, Irish singer and actress (Roisin Connor-Bad Girls), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Nov 6 Lori Singer, American actress (Fame, V, Footloose), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Nov 7 Christopher Knight, American actor (Peter-Brady Bunch), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 7 King Kong Bundy [Christopher Pallies], American pro wrestler (WWF), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 2019)
  • Nov 15 Ray McKinnon, American film actor/director
  • Nov 16 Jacques Gamblin, French actor
  • Nov 17 Debbie Thrower, BBC News Reader
  • Nov 24 Denise Crosby, actress (Tasha-Star Trek: Next Gen), born in Hollywood, California
  • Nov 29 Charles Grant, American actor (Evan Frame-Another World, Bold & Beautiful), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Nov 30 Colin Mochrie, Scottish-born Canadian comedian
  • Dec 10 Michael Clarke Duncan, American actor (The Green Mile), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • Dec 13 Steve Buscemi, American actor (Fargo), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 15 Yuuichi Nagashima, Japanese voice actor
  • Dec 17 Masako Natsume [Odate], Japanese actress and model (Tripitaka in "Monkey"), born in Roppongi, Tokyo d. 1985)
  • Dec 19 Cyril Collard, French film director (d. 1993)
  • Dec 19 John Gulager, American film director and actor (He Was a Quiet Man), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 20 Joyce Hyser, American actress, born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 21 Lisa Gerritsen, American actress (Bess-The Mary Tyler Moore Show), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestRay Romano

Dec 21 Ray Romano, American actor (Everybody Loves Raymond, Ice Age), born in Queens, New York

Actor Ray Romano
Actor
Ray Romano
  • Dec 23 Trisha Goddard, English television presenter & actress, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Dec 25 Jillie Mack, Mrs Tom Selleck/actress (Magnum PI)
  • Dec 26 Dermot Murnaghan, British broadcaster, born in Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Dec 29 Brad Grey, American film and TV producer, Chairman of Paramount Pictures, born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2017)
  • Dec 29 Paul Rudnick, American screenwriter & playwright, born in Piscataway, New Jersey
  • Dec 30 Matt Lauer, American TV host (Today Show 1997-2017), born in NYC, New York

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV