April 1963 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Apr 1 Soap operas "General Hospital" & "Doctors" premiere on ABC TV

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Apr 8 35th Academy Awards: "Lawrence of Arabia", Anne Bancroft & Gregory Peck win

Actor Gregory Peck
Actor
Gregory Peck
Actress Anne Bancroft
Actress
Anne Bancroft
Soldier and Writer T. E. Lawrence
Soldier and Writer
T. E. Lawrence
  • Apr 20 10th National Film Awards (India): "Dada Thakur" wins the Golden Lotus

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Apr 2 Karl Beattie, English television director and producer (Most Haunted), born in Guildford, Surrey
  • Apr 4 Anthony Clark, American actor and comedian (Boyd Pritchett-Boston Common), born in Lynchburg, Virginia

Person of interestGraham Norton

Apr 4 Graham Norton [Graham Walker], Irish comedian and TV presenter, born in Dublin

TV Host and Comedian Graham Norton
TV Host and Comedian
Graham Norton
  • Apr 9 Joe Scarborough, American television personality
  • Apr 11 Eddy Moya, actor, born in El Paso, Texas
  • Apr 16 Nick Berry, Britain, actor (Wicksy-EastEnders)
  • Apr 17 Joel Murray, American actor

Person of interestConan O'Brien

Apr 18 Conan Chris O'Brien, American TV host (Late Night), born in Brookline, Massachusetts

TV Host Conan O'Brien
TV Host
Conan O'Brien
  • Apr 18 Eric McCormack, Canadian-American actor (Will & Grace), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 21 John Cameron Mitchell, American actor (Misplaced, Band of the Hand), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Apr 21 Roy Dupuis, Canadian actor
  • Apr 22 Sean Lock, British comedian and actor (British Comedy Award, 2000), born in Chertsey, Surrey

Person of interestJet Li

Apr 26 Jet Li, Chinese actor and martial artist (Romeo Must Die, Unleashed), born in Beijing, China

Chinese Actor and Martial Artist Jet Li
Chinese Actor and Martial Artist
Jet Li
  • Apr 27 Schae Harrison, American actress (Darla-Bold & Beautiful), born in Anaheim Hills, California
  • Apr 27 Cali Timmins, Canadian actress (Ryan's Hope), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Apr 27 Russell T. Davies, Welsh TV writer and executive producer (Doctor Who, Queer as Folk) born in Swansea, Wales

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 6 Actress Anita Ekberg (31) weds actor Rik Van Nutter (33) in Lugano, Switzerland

Actress Anita Ekberg
Actress
Anita Ekberg

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 4 Jason Robards Sr, American actor (Acapulco, Isle of the Dead), dies from a heart attack at 70
  • Apr 30 Bryant Washburn, American actor (Exposure, Millionaire Kid, Nabonga), dies at 74