April 1965 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Apr 5 37th Academy Awards: "My Fair Lady", Rex Harrison & Julie Andrews (Mary Poppins) win awards

Actress/Singer Julie Andrews
Julie Andrews
Actor Rex Harrison
Rex Harrison
  • Apr 24 "Comedy in Music-Opus 2" closes at John Golden NYC after 192 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 28 Barbra Streisand stars on "My Name is Barbra" special on CBS

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

Birthdays in Film & TV

Person of interestRobert Downey Jr

Apr 4 Robert Downey Jr, American actor ( Chrlie Chaplin, Iron Man, Avengers), born in NYC, New York

  • Apr 9 Paulina Porizkova, Prostejov Czech, model (Playboy-Aug 87)
  • Apr 9 Mark Pellegrino, American actor
  • Apr 12 Tom O'Brien, American actor-producer
  • Apr 14 Tom Dey, American film director
  • Apr 16 Jon Cryer, actor (Pretty in Pink, Superman IV)

Person of interestMartin Lawrence

Apr 16 Martin Lawrence, American comedian (Martin), born in Frankfurt, Germany

Comedian Martin Lawrence
Martin Lawrence
  • Apr 16 Michael Wong Man Tak, Hong Kong actor and director
  • Apr 17 William Mapother, American actor
  • Apr 21 Karen Foster, Lufkin Texas, playmate (Oct, 1989)
  • Apr 22 Lauri Hendler, actress (Julie - Gimme a Break), born in Ft Belvoir, Virgina
  • Apr 24 Son Chang Min, South Korean actor
  • Apr 26 Kevin James, American comedian
  • Apr 28 Steven Blum, American voice actor
  • Apr 30 Adrian Pasdar, Pittsfield Mass, actor (C Oliver Resor-Feds, Top Gun)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 8 Lars Hanson, Swedish actor (Flesh & Devil), dies after illness at 78
  • Apr 10 Linda Darnell, American actress (Unfaithfully Yours, A Letter to Three Wives), dies from burns received in a house fire at 41
  • Apr 14 Leonard Mudie, England, British actor (Magnetic Monster, British Intelligence), dies of heart ailment at 82
  • Apr 19 George Davis, Flemish actor (Private Lives, Devil May Care), dies at 75
  • Apr 20 Dick Wessel, American actor (Dick Tracy vs Cueball, Beware of Blondie), dies of heart attack on 52nd birthday
  • Apr 23 Josephina J "Fien" de la Mar, Dutch actress (Pygmalion), dies at 67
  • Apr 24 Louise Dresser, actress (State Fair, Ship Comes In, Mammy), dies at 86
  • Apr 27 Alan Bunce, American radio and television actor (Homicidal, Ethel & Albert), dies at 64
  • Apr 27 Edward R Murrow, newscaster (Person to Person), dies at 57
  • Apr 30 Helen Chandler, American actress (Dracula, Salute, Last Flight), dies at 59