On This Day

Year 1974 in Film & Television (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 223

  • Jun 14 Jang Jin-young, South Korean actress
  • Jun 14 Phillip Rhys, British actor
  • Jun 18 Bumper Robinson, American actor (Webster, Night Court), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jun 22 Donald Faison, American actor

Person of interestVijay

Jun 22 [C. Joseph] Vijay, Indian actor and singer (Poove Unakkaga), born in Madras (now Chennai), India

Actor and Singer Vijay
Actor and Singer
Vijay
  • Jun 23 Joel Edgerton, Australian actor
  • Jun 25 Karisma Kapoor, Indian actress (one of the most popular and highest-paid Hindi film actresses in the 1990s and early 2000s), born in Mumbai, India
  • Jun 25 Nisha Ganatra, Canadian film director (Chutney Popcorn), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jun 26 Matt Striker, American professional wrestler, born in Queens, New York
  • Jun 27 Christian Kane, American actor (Leverage, The Librarians), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jun 28 Rob Dyrdek, American entrepreneur, TV personality (Ridiculousness) and professional skateboarder, born in Kettering, Ohio
  • Jul 1 Michele Krasnoo, American actress (Kickboxer IV), born in Culver City, California
  • Jul 2 Moon So-ri, South Korean actress
  • Jul 8 Zhanna Friske, Russian actress and singer
  • Jul 8 Tami Erin, American actress and model
  • Jul 10 IMarina Vidal, American actress, journalist and Miss Florida 1996
  • Jul 10 Chiwetel Ejiofor, English film and theatre actor ("Twelve Years a Slave"), born in London
  • Jul 12 Gregory Helms, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 14 David Mitchell, English comedian and actor (Mitchell and Webb, Peep Show), born in Salisbury, England
  • Jul 16 Chris Pontius, American actor and Jackass cast member, born in Pasadena, California
  • Jul 19 Rey Bucanero, Mexican professional wrestler
  • Jul 20 Simon Rex, American actor
  • Jul 22 Viktoria Tolstoy [Louise Viktoria Kjellberg], Swedish jazz singer (Meet Me at the Movies), born in Sigtuna Municipality, Sweden
  • Jul 22 Franka Potente, German actress
  • Jul 23 Sonny Siaki, Samoan-born professional wrestler
  • Jul 23 Kathryn Hahn, American actress
  • Jul 25 Jay R. Ferguson, American actor (Evening Shade, Mad Men), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 25 Kenzo Suzuki, Japanese professional wrestler, born in Hekinan, Aichi, Japan
  • Jul 28 Justin Lee Collins, British radio host, actor and comedian, born in Southmead, Bristol

Person of interestHilary Swank

Jul 30 Hilary Swank, American actress (Boys Don't Cry, Million Dollar Baby), born in Lincoln, Nebraska

Actress Hilary Swank
Actress
Hilary Swank
  • Jul 31 Emilia Fox, English actress (The Pianist), born in London
  • Aug 2 Angie Cepeda, Colombian actress, born in Magangué, Colombia
  • Aug 3 Jenny Beck, American actress (Claire Carroll-Guns & Paradise), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 5 Kajol Mukherjee, Indian actress (Fanaa, My Name Is Khan), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Aug 6 Ever Carradine, American actress
  • Aug 7 Michael Shannon, American actor (Nocturnal Animals, Boardwalk Empire), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Aug 8 Scott D'Amore, Canadian professional wrestler and manager
  • Aug 9 Nicola Stapleton, English actress
  • Aug 14 Christopher Gorham, American actor, born in Fresno, California
  • Aug 15 Natasha Henstridge, Canadian actress
  • Aug 20 Amy Adams, American actress and singer (Arrival, Man of Steel, American Hustle), born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy
  • Aug 20 Misha Collins, American actor (Supernatural), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 22 Brimstone, American professional wrestler, born in Mineola, New York
  • Aug 23 Ray Park, Scottish actor, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Aug 23 Christian Beranek, American graphic novelist and actor, born in Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Aug 25 Eric Millegan, American actor
  • Aug 25 Dave Luza, Dutch comedian
  • Aug 26 Huang Bo, Chinese actor (Cow) and singer, born in Qingdao, China
  • Sep 2 Daniel Southworth, American actor and stunt performer
  • Sep 3 Clare Kramer, American actress (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sep 6 Justin Whalin, American actor (Jimmy-Lois & Clark, Charles in Charge), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 8 Tanaz Eshaghian, Iranian-American documentary filmmaker (Be Like Others), born in Iran
  • Sep 9 Jennie Kwan, American actress (Samantha Woo-California Dreams), born in Glendale, California
  • Sep 9 Gok Wan [Kowkhyn Wan], British fashion consultant, author and TV presenter (How to Look Good Naked, Gok Cooks Chinese), born in Leicester, England
  • Sep 10 Ryan Phillippe, American actor (Cruel Intentions, Shooter), born in New Castle, Delaware
  • Sep 18 Xzibit [Alvin Nathaniel Joiner], American rapper and actor (At the Speed of Life, Pimp My Ride), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 19 Victoria Silvstedt, Swedish model and TV personality (Playboy playmate Dec 96, Playmate of the Year 1997), born in Skelleftehamn, Sweden

Person of interestJimmy Fallon

Sep 19 Jimmy Fallon, American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show), born in NYC, New York

Comedian and TV Host Jimmy Fallon
Comedian and TV Host
Jimmy Fallon
  • Sep 21 Taral Hicks, American actress and singer, born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sep 22 Yoo Chae-yeong, South Korean singer and actress
  • Sep 23 Matt Hardy, American professional wrestler
  • Sep 23 Harumi Inoue, Japanese actress and model
  • Sep 28 John Light, English actor
  • Sep 29 Danielle DuClos, actress (Midnight Run, Zits)
  • Sep 29 Brian Ash, American film producer
  • Oct 1 Christian Borle, American actor (play Peter and the Starcatcher), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 2 Simon Gregson [Simon Gregory], British actor (Coronation Street), born in Manchester, England
  • Oct 2 Michelle Krusiec, American actress
  • Oct 3 Mike Johnson, Canadian hockey right wing and broadcaster (Toronto Maple Leafs; NHL Network, TSN), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • Oct 4 Claudia Elena Vasquez, Miss Universe-best costume (Colombia, 1997)
  • Oct 4 Paco León, Spanish actor
  • Oct 5 Douglas Emerson, American actor (Robbie-Herbie the Love Bug), born in Glendale, California
  • Oct 6 Jeremy Sisto, American actor
  • Oct 7 Alexander Polinsky, American actor (Adam-Charles in Charge), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 7 Allison Munn, American actress, born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Oct 8 DJ Q-Ball [Harry Dean, Jr.], American musician and actor (Bloodhound Gang), born in Limerick, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 9 Kieren Hutchison, New Zealand actor (Shortland Street), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Oct 10 Naike Rivelli, German model and daughter of Ornella Muti, born in Munich, Germany
  • Oct 10 Assi Cohen, Israeli comedian and actor, born in Ashdod, Israel
  • Oct 10 Dale Earnhardt Jr., American auto racer, team owner and broadcaster (Daytona 500 2004, 14; Busch Series 1998-99), born in Kannapolis, North Carolina
  • Oct 12 Marie Wilson [Flevaras], Canadian actress (As the World Turns, General Hospital), born in Athens, Greece
  • Oct 13 Hawick Lau, Hong Kong Chinese actor (Sealed with a Kiss) and singer, born in Hong Kong
  • Oct 16 Deo Grech, Maltese television presenter and songwriter, born in Kalkara, Malta
  • Oct 17 Matthew Macfadyen, British actor
  • Oct 18 Zhou Xun, Quzhou, Zhejiang, Chinese actress and singer (Suzhou River, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress)
  • Oct 19 Joy Bryant, American actress (Parenthood, Antwone Fisher), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Oct 23 Kaleena Kiff, actress (Patti-Love Sidney), born in Santa Monica, California

Person of interestJoaquin Phoenix

Oct 28 Joaquin Phoenix, American actor (Gladiator, Walk the Line, The Master), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico

  • Nov 2 Alex Tanaka, American actor (Saja-Swan's Crossing), born in Huntington, New York
  • Nov 9 Dah-ve Chodan, actress (Tia-Uncle Buck)

Person of interestLeonardo DiCaprio

Nov 11 Leonardo DiCaprio, American actor (The Departed, Inception, The Wolf of Wall Street), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Nov 12 Tamala Jones, American actress, born in Pasadena, California
  • Nov 14 David Moscow, actor (Big)
  • Nov 17 Abbygale Williamson Arenas, Miss Universe-Photogenic (Phil, 1997)
  • Nov 17 Leslie Bibb, American actress
  • Nov 17 Berto Romero, Spanish humorist
  • Nov 18 Christian Schmidt, actor (Mullers Baro)
  • Nov 18 Chloë Sevigny, American actress
  • Nov 20 Marissa Ryan, American actress (Elizabeth MacGillis-Major Dad), born in Manhattan, New York City, New York
  • Nov 24 Stephen Merchant, British comedian

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV


Person of interestJack Benny

Dec 26 Jack Benny [Benjamin Kubelski], American comedian (Jack Benny Show), dies of pancreatic cancer at 80

Comedian Jack Benny
Comedian
Jack Benny
  • Dec 26 Farid al-Atrash [El-Atrache], Syrian composer, musician, virtuoso oud player, and actor (Akher kedba), dies of heart disease at 59
  • Dec 27 Raymond Glenn, American actor (Raisin in the Sun, Carmen Jones), dies at 76