On This Day

Year 1979 in Film & Television (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 223

  • Jun 25 Hirooki Goto, Japanese professional wrestler, born in Kuwana, Mie, Japan
  • Jun 25 Busy Philipps, American actress (Freaks and Geeks), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Jun 27 Kim Gyu-ri, South Korean actress, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jun 27 Benjamin Speed, Australian musician and film composer (52 Tuesdays), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Jun 28 Ha Ji-won, South Korean actress (Damo), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jun 29 Barış Akarsu, Turkish rock musician and actor, born in Amasra, Turkey (d. 2007)
  • Jun 30 Rick Gonzalez, Hispanic-American actor
  • Jul 3 Ludivine Sagnier, French actress

Person of interestKevin Hart

Jul 6 Kevin Hart, American comedian ("Laugh at My Pain", The Secret Life of Pets), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Comedian and Actor Kevin Hart
Comedian and Actor
Kevin Hart
  • Jul 9 Ella Koon [Yun-na], Hong Kong Canto-pop singer and actress of Hakka heritage, born in Tahita, French Polynesia
  • Jul 15 Laura Benanti, American musical theatre actress
  • Jul 16 Jayma Mays, American actress (Glee, Heroes), born in Bristol, Tennessee
  • Jul 17 Mike Vogel, American actor (Under the Dome), born in Abington Township, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 18 Jared Hess, American film director and screenwriter
  • Jul 18 Joey Mercury, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 20 Claudine Barretto, Filipino actress
  • Jul 22 James Mason [Atkins], British professional wrestler, born in London, England
  • Jul 23 Perro Aguayo, Jr., Mexican professional wrestler
  • Jul 24 Rose Byrne, Australian actress
  • Jul 24 Lee Si-yeon, South Korean actress
  • Jul 26 Mageina Tovah, American actress (Joan of Arcadia), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jul 27 Shannon Moore, American professional wrestler, born in Cameron, North Carolina
  • Jul 31 B. J. Novak, American actor (Inglourious Basterds), born in Newton, Massachusetts

Person of interestJason Momoa

Aug 1 Jason Momoa, American actor (Game of Thrones, Aquaman), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Aug 1 Honeysuckle Weeks, Welsh actress (Foyle's War), born in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales
  • Aug 3 Evangeline Lilly, Canadian actress (Lost, The Hobbit), born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
  • Aug 7 Eric Johnson, American actor, born in Austin, Texas
  • Aug 10 Ted Geoghegan, American filmmaker and author
  • Aug 10 Joanna Garcia, Cuban actress
  • Aug 14 Yoichiro Morikawa, Japanese film director, born in Fukui, Japan
  • Aug 17 Marcus Patric, British actor (Hollyoaks), born in Gosport, England
  • Aug 22 Brandon Quintin Adams, American actor (The People Under the Stairs), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Aug 22 Jennifer Finnigan, Canadian actress (The Bold and the Beautiful), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 22 Steve Kornacki, American political journalist, writer and TV presenter (NBC), born in Groton, Massachusetts
  • Aug 27 Giovanni Capitello, American filmmaker/actor

Person of interestAaron Paul

Aug 27 Aaron Paul, American actor (Breaking Bad, Need for Speed), born in Emmett, Idaho

Actor Aaron Paul
Actor
Aaron Paul
  • Aug 30 Leon Lopez, British actor (Brookside), born in Liverpool, England
  • Aug 30 Niki Chow, Hong Kong actress and singer, born in Hong Kong
  • Aug 30 Tavia Yeung, Hong Kong actress
  • Aug 31 Mickie James, American professional wrestler (WWE Women's Champion 2006), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Sep 2 Ron Ng, Hong Kong actor
  • Sep 4 Kristina Krepela, Croatian actress, born in Zagreb, Croatia
  • Sep 6 Brandon Silvestry, American professional wrestler (Low Ki), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 10 Jacob Young, American actor and singer (All My Children), born in Renton, Washington
  • Sep 11 Ariana Richards, American actress (Spaced Invaders, Prancer), born in Healdsburg, California
  • Sep 11 Steve Hofstetter, American comedian & radio personality, born in Queens, New York
  • Sep 15 Dave Annable, American actor
  • Sep 15 Amy Davidson, American actress
  • Sep 17 Billy Miller, actor (The Young and the Restless), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Sep 18 Alison Lohman, American actress, born in Palm Springs, California
  • Sep 19 Dannielle Brent, British actress (Bad Girls), born in Rush Green, London
  • Sep 19 Noémie Lenoir, French supermodel and actress, born in Les Ulis, France
  • Sep 21 Richard Dunne, Irish soccer defender (80 caps, Republic of Ireland; Everton, Manchester City, Aston Villa, QPR) and broadcaster (BT Sport), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Sep 21 Jaymee Ong, Chinese-Australian model
  • Sep 22 Michael Graziadei, American actor
  • Sep 24 Ross Mathews, American television personality and comedian (The Tonight Show), born in Mount Vernon, Washington
  • Sep 24 Justin Bruening, American actor (All My Children), born in St. Helena, Nebraska
  • Sep 27 Zita Görög, Hungarian actress and model
  • Sep 28 Anndi Lynn McAfee, actress (Ice Cream Man, Conagher)
  • Sep 30 Clio-Danae Othoneou, Greek actress, musician and pianistn born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Sep 30 Vince Chong, Malaysian-Chinese singer-songwriter and actor, born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Oct 2 Francisco Fonseca, Mexican soccer striker and broadcaster (43 caps, 21 goals), born in León, Guanajuato
  • Oct 3 John Hennigan, American professional wrestler
  • Oct 3 Daniel Hollie, American professional wrestler
  • Oct 4 Rachael Leigh Cook, American actress (She's All That), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Oct 4 Stefan Booth, British actor (Eastenders)
  • Oct 4 Caitriona Balfe, Irish actress (Outlander), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Oct 5 Yao Chen, Chinese actress and Sina Weibo personality, born in Shishi City, Quanzhourn
  • Oct 6 Lex Shrapnel, English actor
  • Oct 7 Aaron Ashmore, Canadian actor, born in Richmond, Canada
  • Oct 7 Shawn Ashmore, Canadian actor, born in Richmond, Canada
  • Oct 7 Tang Wei, Chinese actress, born in Hangzhou, China
  • Oct 8 Kristanna Loken, American actress (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines), born in Ghent, New York
  • Oct 8 Paul Burchill, English professional wrestler, born in Guildford, England
  • Oct 9 Brandon Routh, American actor (Superman Returns), born in Norwalk, Iowa
  • Oct 10 Wu Chun, Bruneian-Taiwanese actor (The Butterfly Lovers), born in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
  • Oct 11 Bae Doona, South Korean model and actress, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Oct 11 Andy Douglas, American professional wrestler, born in Kentucky
  • Oct 14 Stacy Keibler, American actress / ex-professional wrestler
  • Oct 15 Mahana Ka'ahumanu Walters, Miss Hawaii Teen USA (3rd-1997)
  • Oct 20 John Krasinski, American actor
  • Oct 25 Milena Roucka, Canadian model and professional wrestler, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Oct 25 Sarah Thompson, American actress (Brooklyn's Finest), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 27 Melanie Vallejo, Australian TV actress (Power Rangers Mystic Force), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Oct 30 Yukie Nakama, Japanese actress, born in Urasoe, Okinawa, Japan
  • Nov 2 Julie Lund, Danish actress (What Goes Around), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Nov 4 Daisy Eagan, American actress (Secret Graden), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 4 Jesse Camp, former MTV veejay
  • Nov 4 Trishelle Cannatella, American reality TV castmember and model
  • Nov 7 Barney Harwood, English CBBC presenter, born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England
  • Nov 7 Joey Ryan, American professional wrestler, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 8 Dania Ramírez, Dominican-American television and film actress, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Nov 9 Caroline Flack, British television presenter (Love Island), born in Enfield Town, United Kingdom (d. 2020)
  • Nov 12 Matt Cappotelli, American professional wrestler, born in Caledonia, New York
  • Nov 12 Cote de Pablo, Chilean American actress (NCIS), born in Santiago, Chile
  • Nov 14 Mavie Hörbiger, German actress
  • Nov 14 Steve Cash, YouTube personality (Talking Kitty Cat), born in Springfield, Missouri (d. 2020)
  • Nov 16 Michael Faustino, actor (brother of David), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 23 Kelly Brook, English actress/model, born in Rochester, United Kingdom
  • Nov 28 Joel Maximo, American professional wrestler

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Dec 13 Jon Hall, American actor (Ramar of the Jungle), dies at 64
  • Dec 15 Bern Hoffman, actor (Major Dell Conway), dies at 66
  • Dec 22 Darryl F. Zanuck, American film producer and President (20th Century Fox), dies at 77
  • Dec 25 Joan Blondell, American actress (Real McCoys), dies of leukemia at 73
  • Dec 25 Lee Bowman, American actor (Ellery Queen, Miami Undercover, The Impatient Years), dies from a heart attack at 64