On This Day

Year 1960 in Film & Television (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 213

  • Jun 22 Colleen Devine, actress (Irreconcilable Differences), born in San Gabriel, California
  • Jun 22 Tracy Pollan, American actress (Family Ties)/aka Mrs Michael J. Fox, born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 24 Erik Poppe, Norwegian film director
  • Jun 26 Barbara Edwards, American model and Playboy playmate (Sept, 1983, 1984 Playmate of the Year), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Jun 27 Brian Dillinger, actor (Brighton Beach Memoirs), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 2 Julia Montgomery, American actress (One Life to Live, Revenge of the Nerds), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jul 2 Terry Rossio, American screenwriter
  • Jul 4 Sid Eudy, American professional wrestler, born in West Memphis, Arkansas
  • Jul 5 Brad Loree, Canadian actor and stunt performer, born in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jul 8 Valerie Pettiford, American actress (One Life to Live, Half & Half), born in Queens, New York
  • Jul 9 Marc Mero, American professional wrestler, born in Buffalo, New York
  • Jul 11 Caroline Quentin, British actress (Dorothy in Men Behaving Badly, Jonathan Creek), born in Surrey, England
  • Jul 12 Corynne Charby [Corinne Charbit], French model, actress and pop singer, born in Paris, France
  • Jul 14 Jane Lynch, American actress, singer and comedian (Best in Show, Two and a Half Men, Criminal Minds), born in Evergreen Park, Illinois

Person of interestKim Alexis

Jul 15 Kim Alexis, American supermodel (Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover) and actress, born in Lockport, New York

Supermodel Kim Alexis
Supermodel
Kim Alexis
  • Jul 15 Willie Aames, actor (8 is Enough, Paradise, Zapped), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Jul 16 Leila Kenzle, American actress (Mad About You, Identity), born in Long Island, New York
  • Jul 17 Nancy Giles, American actress (Connie-Delta, Off Beat, Big, Angie), born in New York City, New York
  • Jul 17 Robin Shou, Hong Kong Chinese-American martial arts actor (Mortal Kombat, Beverly Hills Ninja), born in British Hong Kong
  • Jul 17 Mark Burnett, British television producer, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jul 18 Anne-Marie Johnson, American actress (In the Heat of the Night), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 21 Lance Guest, American actor (Lance-Lou Grant), born in Saratoga, California
  • Jul 21 Matt Mulhern, American actor (Biloxi Blues), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 23 Al Perez, American professional wrestler, born in Tampa, Florida
  • Jul 28 Luiz Fernando Carvalho, Brazilian film director, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Person of interestRichard Linklater

Jul 30 Richard Linklater, American filmmaker (Before Sunrise, Boyhood), born in Houston, Texas

  • Aug 2 Apollonia [Patricia Kotero], American actress (Purple Rain), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Aug 4 Dean Malenko, American professional wrestler
  • Aug 7 David Duchovny, American actor (The X-Files, Californication), born in New York City, New York

Person of interestAntonio Banderas

Aug 10 Antonio Banderas, Spanish actor (Philadelphia, Evita, Zorro), born in Malaga, Spain

  • Aug 14 Sarah Brightman, English actress and singer (Phantom of the Opera), born in Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
  • Aug 16 Timothy Hutton, American actor (Turk 182, Ordinary People), born in Malibu, California
  • Aug 17 Bruce Penhall, American actor (Savage Beach), born in Balboa, California

Person of interestSean Penn

Aug 17 Sean Penn, American actor (Mystic River, Milk), born in Santa Monica, California

Actor and Political Activist Sean Penn
Actor and Political Activist
Sean Penn
  • Aug 20 Elizabeth Alda, American actress (Beth-Four Seasons) and daughter of Alan Alda, born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 23 Chris Potter, Canadian actor (Kung Fu: The Legend Continues), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Aug 24 Takashi Miike, Japanese filmmaker (Dead or Alive), born in Yao, Osaka, Japan
  • Aug 25 Ashley Crow, American actress (Heroes-Sandra Bennet), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Aug 26 Ola Ray, American model, Playboy playmate (Jun, 1980) and actress (girlfriend in Thriller music video), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Aug 28 Emma [Elizabeth Wylie Samuelson] Samms, British actress (Colby's, General Hospital), born in London, England
  • Aug 30 Guy A. Lepage, Quebec humorist, television host and producer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 4 Damon Wayans, American actor and comedian (In Living Color, SNL), born in New York City, New York
  • Sep 7 Andrew Voss, Australian television personality (Fox League), born in Sydney, Australia

Person of interestHugh Grant

Sep 9 Hugh Grant, English actor (4 Weddings and a Funeral, Bridget Jones' Diary), born in London, England

Actor and Producer Hugh Grant
Actor and Producer
Hugh Grant

Person of interestColin Firth

Sep 10 Colin Firth, English actor (Bridget Jones' Diary, The King's Speech), born in Grayshott Hampshire

  • Sep 10 Miranda Wilson, American actress (Sandra-Santa Barbara), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Sep 12 Road Warrior Animal [Joseph Laurinaitis], American pro wrestler (3 x WWE Tag Team C'ship; WWE Hall of Fame), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • Sep 13 Greg Baldwin, American voiceover actor (Avatar: The Last Airbender), born in Grants, New Mexico
  • Sep 14 Anthony Addabbo, American actor (Jason-Generations), born in Coral Gables, Florida (d. 2016)
  • Sep 14 Melissa Leo, American actress (All My Children), born in Manhattan, New York
  • Sep 14 Callum Keith Rennie, British-Canadian actor, born in Sunderland, England
  • Sep 15 Scott Thompson Baker, actor (Gen Hosp, All My Children), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Sep 15 Kevin Allen, Welsh actor
  • Sep 21 David James Elliott, Canadian actor (Seinfeld, Lt Harmon Rabb-Jag), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Sep 25 Sonia Benezra, Canadian television host, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 30 Susan Keith, actress (Shana Vochek-Loving)
  • Oct 1 Elizabeth Dennehy, American actress (Guiding Light), born in Jacksonville, North Carolina
  • Oct 4 Jennifer Anglin, Adrian Mich, actress (Cheryl-General Hospital)
  • Oct 5 Daniel Baldwin, American actor
  • Oct 6 Jeffrey Trachta, actor (Thorne-Bold & Beautiful), born in Staten Island, New York
  • Oct 8 Lorenzo Milá, Spanish newscaster, born in Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona
  • Oct 8 François Pérusse, Quebec humorist 9Les 2 minutes du peuple), born in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
  • Oct 8 Reed Hastings, American businessman, entrepreneur and co-founder of Netflix, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 17 Guy Henry, English actor
  • Oct 17 Kevin Clash, puppeteer (Elmo on Sesame Street), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Oct 18 Erin Moran, American actress (Happy Days, Joanie Loves Chachi), born in Burbank, California (d. 2017)

Person of interestJean-Claude Van Damme

Oct 18 Jean-Claude Van Damme, Belgian actor (Double Impact, Kickboxer, No Retreat), born in Brussels, Belgium

  • Oct 19 Jennifer Holliday, American singer and actress (Dream Girls), born in Houston, Texas
  • Oct 24 Ian Baker-Finch, Australian golfer and broadcaster (1991 British Open 1991, CBS), born in Nambour, Queensland, Australia
  • Oct 24 B.D. Wong, American actor (M. Butterfly), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 24 Jaime Garzón, Colombian journalist and comedian, born in Bogotá, Colombia (d. 1999)
  • Oct 25 Tom Eplin, American actor (Jake McKinnon-Another World), born in Hayward, California
  • Oct 25 Hong Sang-soo, South Korean filmmaker (Right Now, Wrong Then), born in Seoul
  • Oct 28 Mark Derwin, Park Forest Ill, actor (AC Mallet-Guiding Light)
  • Oct 30 Kim Thompson, English actress (Stealing Heaven), born in Bath, Somerset, England
  • Oct 31 Arnaud Desplechin, French film director and screenwriter, born in Roubaix, France

Person of interestTilda Swinton

Nov 5 Tilda Swinton, British actress (We Need to Talk About Kevin, The Chronicles of Narnia), born in London, England

Actress Tilda Swinton
Actress
Tilda Swinton
  • Nov 6 Lance Kerwin, American actor (Salem's Lot, Enemy Mine, Outbreak), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Nov 6 Michael Cerveris, American actor (Fun Home), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Nov 8 Oleg Menshikov, Russian actor (Burnt by the Sun), born in Serpukhov, Moscow Oblast, Russian SFSR
  • Nov 8 Michael Nyqvist, Swedish actor (Girl with A Dragon Tattoo), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Nov 10 Neil Gaiman, English writer of graphic novels, films and fiction (American Gods, The Graveyard Book, The Ocean at the End of the Lane), born in Portchester, Hampshire, England
  • Nov 11 Peter Parros, American actor (As The World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 11 Stanley Tucci, American actor and director (Prizzi's Honor), born in Peekskill, New York
  • Nov 13 Neil Flynn, American actor
  • Nov 14 Tom Judson, American actor and composer

Person of interestRuPaul

Nov 17 RuPaul [Andre Charles], American drag queen, actor, singer and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in San Diego, California

Actor, Singer and Drag Queen RuPaul
Actor, Singer and Drag Queen
RuPaul
  • Nov 18 Elizabeth Perkins, American actress (About Last Night, Big), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 19 Miss Elizabeth [Hulette], American pro wrestling valet (Randy Savage), born in Frankfort, Kentucky (d. 2003)
  • Nov 20 Marc Labrèche, Canadian actor and television host, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 22 Léos Carax, French film director
  • Nov 24 Amanda Wyss, American actress
  • Nov 28 Deneice Lewis, model, born in Lynchburg, Virginia

Person of interestCathy Moriarty

Nov 29 Cathy Moriarty, American actress (Raging Bull, Bless This House), born in The Bronx, New York

  • Nov 30 Rich Fields, American television personality
  • Dec 1 Carol Alt[man], Queens NY (Mrs Ron Greshner)/actress (Private Parts)
  • Dec 3 Daryl Hannah, American actress (Splash, Blade Runner), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestJulianne Moore

Dec 3 Julianne Moore, American actress (Magnolia, The Kids are Alright), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina

  • Dec 9 Terry Moran, American journalist (Senior National Correspondent at ABC News), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 10 Kenneth Branagh, Northern Irish actor and director (High Season, Dead Again), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV