On This Day

Year 1962 in Film & Television (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 213

  • Jun 22 Stephen Chow, Hong Kong film director and actor (Kung Fu Hustle, The Mermaid), born in Hong Kong
  • Jun 23 Paul LaGreca, actor (Big Trouble), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jun 23 Kevin Yagher, TV/film special effects technician
  • Jun 25 Phill Jupitus, English comedian and broadcaster, born in Newport, Isle of Wight, England
  • Jun 27 Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Chinese actor (In the Mood for Love), born in Hong Kong
  • Jun 29 Amanda Donohoe, English actress (CJ Lamb-LA Law), born in London, England
  • Jul 1 Andre Braugher, American actor (Homicide: Life on the Street, Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 2 Brandel Chamblee, American golfer, broadcaster (Golf Channel, 1 PGA Tour title), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 3 Thomas Gibson, American actor (Dr Daniel Nyland-Chicago Hope), born in Charleston, South Carolina

Person of interestTom Cruise

Jul 3 Tom Cruise, American actor (Risky Business, Jerry MaGuire, Rainman), born in Syracuse, New York

Actor Tom Cruise
Actor
Tom Cruise
  • Jul 3 Hunter Tylo [Deborah Jo Hunter], American actress (The Bold and the Beautiful), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Jul 4 Neil Morrissey, English actor (Men Behaving Badly), born in Stafford, England
  • Jul 8 Rob Burnett, North Caldwell NJ, head writer (David Letterman)
  • Jul 10 Charles Papa, Kenyan comedian and actor (Papa Shirandula), born in Busia, Kenya (d. 2020)
  • Jul 11 Pauline McLynn, Irish actress
  • Jul 13 Tom Kenny, American voice actor
  • Jul 17 Bill Sage, American actor, born in New York
  • Jul 18 Jensen Buchanan, American actress (Vicky/Marley-Another World), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Jul 18 Lee Arenberg, American actor (Pintel - Pirates of the Caribbean), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Jul 18 Shaun Micallef, Australian comedian
  • Jul 19 Anthony Edwards, American actor (It Takes Two, Dr Greene-ER), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Jul 20 Carlos Alazraqui, American actor and comedian
  • Jul 21 Ike Eisenmann, actor (Scott-Fantastic Journey), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jul 23 Eriq La Salle, American actor (Dr Peter Benton-ER), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jul 29 Scott Steiner, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 31 Troy Murray, Canadian NHL center, broadcaster (Chicago Black Hawks), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Jul 31 Wesley Snipes, American actor (Passenger 57, Money Train, Blade trilogy), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Aug 2 Cynthia Stevenson, American actress (Bob, Hope & Gloria), born in Oakland, California

Person of interestMichelle Yeoh

Aug 6 Michelle Yeoh, Chinese-Malaysian actress (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Tomorrow Never Dies), born in Ipoh, Federation of Malaya

Actress Michelle Yeoh
Actress
Michelle Yeoh
  • Aug 8 Suzee Pai, actress (Big Trouble in Little China), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Aug 10 Suzanne Collins, American author (The Hunger Games Trilogy), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Aug 13 John Slattery, American actor (Mad Men, The Adjustment Bureau), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 16 Steve Carell, American actor and comedian (The Office), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • Aug 17 Buddy Landel 'Nature Boy', American professional wrestler, born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 2015)
  • Aug 19 Eric Lutes, Charlestown RI, actor (Del-Caroline in the City)
  • Aug 19 Valerie Kaprisky, actress (Breathless, Public Woman), born in Paris, France
  • Aug 20 James Marsters, American actor (Spike-Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Greenville, California
  • Aug 20 Pedro Gomez, American sports journalist (ESPN 2003-21), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2021)
  • Aug 21 Jeff Stryker, American adult film actor, born in Carmi, Illinois
  • Aug 24 David Koechner, American actor, born in Tipton, Missouri
  • Aug 25 David Packer, American actor (Almost Heroes), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Aug 27 Vic Mignogna, American voice actor
  • Aug 28 David Fincher, American film director and producer (The Social Network, Gone Girl), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Aug 31 Dee Bradley Baker, American voice actor
  • Sep 1 Tony Cascarino, Irish soccer striker, broadcaster (88 caps Rep of Ireland), born in St Paul's Cray, Kent, England
  • Sep 2 Prachya Pinkaew, Thai film director
  • Sep 2 Eugenio Derbez, Mexican comedian and actor
  • Sep 3 Costas Mandylor, Australian-born actor Picket Fences), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Sep 5 Peter Wingfield, Welsh rocker and actor (Methos-Highlander), born in Cardiff
  • Sep 6 Elizabeth Vargas, American TV journalist (20/20), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Sep 8 Thomas Kretschmann, German actor (Resident Evil: Apocalypse), born in Dessau, East Germany
  • Sep 11 Kristy McNichol, American actress (Buddy-Family, Barbara-Empty Nest), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 12 Amy Yasbeck, American actress (Casey Davenport-Wings, Mask), born in Blue Ash, Ohio
  • Sep 15 Dina Lohan, American actress and reality television star, mother of Lindsay Lohan
  • Sep 17 Dustin Nguyen, Saigon Vietnam, actor (Harry-21 Jump Street)
  • Sep 17 Baz Luhrmann, Australian film director
  • Sep 18 John Fashanu, English footballer and TV presenter, born in Kensington, London
  • Sep 19 Tonja Walker, American actress (Alex-One Life to Live), born in Huntington, West Virginia
  • Sep 19 Cheri Oteri, American actress and comedian, born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 21 Rob Morrow, actor (Dr Fleishman-Northern Exposure), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Sep 22 Rob Stone, actor (Kevin-Mr Belvedere), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 24 Jack Dee, British comedian (I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue), born in Bromley, England
  • Sep 24 Nia Vardalos, Canadian American actress (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Sep 26 Melissa Sue Anderson, American actress (Little House on the Prairie), born in Berkeley, California
  • Sep 28 Thomas Mork, Danish actor (Krystalbarnet, Bryggeren)
  • Sep 29 Roger Bart, American actor
  • Oct 2 Esai Morales, American actor (Bad Boys, La Bamba), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 2 Aziz M. Osman, Malaysian actor and director
  • Oct 5 Caron Keating, British television personality (d. 2004)
  • Oct 11 Joan Cusack, American actress (Working Girl, SNL, Addams Family Values), born in Evanston Illinois
  • Oct 11 Leslie Landon, American actress (Etta Plum-Little House on Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 11 Nicola Bryant, English actress (Doctor Who-Peri Brown), born in Guildford, Surrey, England
  • Oct 12 Carlos Bernard, American actor (24), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Oct 13 Kelly Preston, American actress (Mischief, Twins, A Tigers Tale), born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 2020)
  • Oct 16 Flea [Michael Balzary], Australian-American bassist (Red Hot Chili Peppers), actor, and educator (Silverlake Conservatory of Music), 1962 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Oct 18 Vincent Spano, actor (Alphabet City, Maria's Lovers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 23 Beatie Edney, actress (Diary of a Mad Old Man), born in London, England
  • Oct 25 Nick Hancock, British television presenter (They Think It's All Over), born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
  • Oct 25 Darlene Vogel, American actress (Pacific Blue), born in Modesto, California
  • Oct 26 Cary Elwes, English actor (Glory, Princess Bride), born in London, England
  • Oct 28 Daphne Zuniga, actress (Jo Reynolds-Melrose Place, Spaceballs), born in San Francisco, California
  • Nov 1 Sharron Davies, British swimmer and broadcaster (Olympic silver 400m medley 1980; BBC), born in Plymouth, Devon
  • Nov 4 Jeff Probst, American television host (Survivor), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • Nov 6 Aznil Nawawi, Malaysian host, actor and singer, born in Kampung Datuk Keramat, Kuala Lumpur
  • Nov 9 Teryl Rothery, Canadian actress (Stargate SG-1), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Person of interestDemi Moore

Nov 11 Demi Moore [Guynes], American actress (Ghost, Striptease, GI Jane), born in Roswell, New Mexico

Actress Demi Moore
Actress
Demi Moore
  • Nov 12 Mariella Frostrup, Norwegian born journalist and television presenter
  • Nov 14 Laura San Giacoma, American actress (Pretty Woman, Saving Grace), born in Danville, New Jersey
  • Nov 14 Harland Williams, Canadian American actor, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 17 Eric Olson, actor (Apple's Way), born in Santa Monica, California

Person of interestJodie Foster

Nov 19 Jodie Foster, American actress (The Accused, The Silence of the Lambs), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Jodie Foster
Actress
Jodie Foster
  • Nov 28 Paul Dinello, American comedian and actor

Person of interestJon Stewart

Nov 28 Jon Stewart [Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz], American Comedian (The Daily Show), born in NYC, New York

Comedian and TV Host Jon Stewart
Comedian and TV Host
Jon Stewart
  • Nov 28 Davey Boy Smith, English professional wrestler (WWF Intercontinental Championship; British Bulldogs), born in Golborne, Lancashire (d. 2002)
  • Nov 29 Andrew McCarthy, American actor (St Elmo's Fire; Class), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 1 Stan Albers, American actor (Curtis-Loving), born in Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
  • Dec 6 Janine Turner, American actress (Maggie in Northern Exposure), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Dec 7 Grecia Colmenares, Venezuelan actress (Estefanía), born in Valencia, Venezuela

Person of interestFelicity Huffman

Dec 9 Felicity Huffman, American actress (Desperate Housewives), born in Bedford, New York

  • Dec 11 Ben Browder, American actor (Farscape), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV