June 1959 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 13 "Sammy Kaye Show" last airs on ABC-TV
  • Jun 18 New York City premiere of the film version of Kathryn Hulme's "The Nun's Story"

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 3 Tom Arnold, former husband of Rosanne Barr/actor (True Lies, Stupids)
  • Jun 6 Amanda Pays, actress (Max Headroom, Off Limits), born in London, England
  • Jun 6 Colin Quinn, American comedian
  • Jun 6 David Schultz, American wrestler (d. 1996)
  • Jun 10 Timothy Van Patten, American actor (White Shadow, Master), born in Brooklyn, New York

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Jun 11 Hugh Laurie, English actor (Strapless, Dr Gregory House-House), born in Oxford, England

  • Jun 12 Jenilee Harrison, actress (Cindy-3's Company, Dallas), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 12 Kenneth D Herdigein, Suriname/Dutch actor (Say A)
  • Jun 12 Scott Thompson, comedian (Kids in the Hall, Larry Sanders Show)
  • Jun 15 Eileen Davidson, Artesia California, actress (Kristen-Days of our Life)
  • Jun 16 The Ultimate Warrior [James Brian Hellwig], professional wrestler, born in Crawfordsville, Indiana (d. 2014)
  • Jun 22 Wayne Federman, American comedian
  • Jun 25 Paris Themmen, American actor
  • Jun 26 Mark McKinney, Canadian actor
  • Jun 30 Gina Goldberg, playmate (May, 1981)
  • Jun 30 Vincent D'Onofrio, American actor

Deaths in Film & TV


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Jun 16 George Reeves, actor (Superman, Gone with the Wind), commits suicide by shooting himself in the head at 45

  • Jun 18 Ethel Barrymore [Blythe], American actress (None but the Lonely Heart), dies at 79