Actors in History (Part 13)

Events in Film & TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1201 - 1,300 of 6,926

  • 1911-01-06 Billy Sands, American actor (Phil Silvers Show, McHale's Navy), born in Bergen, New York (d. 1984)
  • 1911-01-18 Danny Kaye [David Daniel Kaminski], American comedian and actor (Danny Kaye Show, White Christmas), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1987)
  • 1911-01-30 Hugh Marlowe [Hipple], US actor (All About Eve, Ellery Queen), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1982)
  • 1911-01-31 Eddie Byrne, British actor (Star Wars, Island of Terror), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1981)

Person of interestRonald Reagan

1911-02-06 Ronald Reagan, 40th US President (Republican: 1981-89) and actor (Bedtime for Bonzo), born in Tampico, Illinois (d. 2004)

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1911-02-11 Ben Carter, American actor (Crash Dive, Dark Alibi, Maryland), born in Fairfield, Iowa (d. 1946)
  • 1911-03-02 William Hansen, American actor (1776, Pinky, Side Street, Homebodies), born in Washington, District of Columbia (d. 1975)
  • 1911-03-10 Warner Anderson, American actor (The Bubble, Destination Moon, Peyton Place), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1976)
  • 1911-03-11 Alan Gifford [John Lennox], American actor (Time Lock, 2001: A Space Odyssey), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1989)
  • 1911-03-29 Philip Ahn, American actor (Kung Fu, Thoroughly Modern Millie), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1978)
  • 1911-04-02 Charles "Honi" Coles, American actor and tap dancer (Tito Suarez-Dirty Dancing), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1992)
  • 1911-04-05 Gordon Jones, American character actor (The Green Hornet, Flying Tigers, Abbott & Costello), born in Alden, Iowa (d. 1963)
  • 1911-04-27 Colin Gordon, British actor (The Pink Panther, Casino Royale), born in Ceylon (d. 1972)
  • 1911-05-13 Robert Middleton, American film and TV actor (Barney-Monroes), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1977)
  • 1911-05-15 Leo Fuchs, Polish-born Jewish American actor (The Six Million Dollar Man, Avalon), born in Lemberg, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1994)
  • 1911-05-18 Sigrid Gurie, Norwegian American actress (Algiers, Sofia, Refugee), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1969)
  • 1911-05-26 Ben Alexander, American actor (Dragnet, All Quiet on the Western Front), born in Goldfield, Nevada (d. 1969)
  • 1911-05-27 Vincent Price, American actor (House on Haunted Hill, Fly, Laura), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1993)
  • 1911-05-30 Douglas Fowley, American actor (Singin' in the Rain, Pistols 'n' Petticoats), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1911-06-09 George Webb, British actor (Keeping Up Appearances), born in Paddington, London (d. 1998)
  • 1911-06-25 Reed Hadley, American actor (Zorro's Fighting Legion, Racket Squad, Shock, Grand Canyon), born in Petrolia, Texas
  • 1911-07-10 Terry-Thomas [Thomas Terry Stevens], British actor (It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World), born in Finchley, London, England (d. 1990)
  • 1911-07-16 Sonny Tufts [Bowen Charleton Tufts III], American actor (The Seven Year Itch, Variety Girl), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1970)
  • 1911-07-18 Hume Cronyn, Canadian actor (World According to Garp, Cocoon), born in London, Ontario (d. 2003)
  • 1911-07-29 Stephen McNally, American attorney and actor (Split Second, 30 Seconds over Tokyo), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1911-08-03 Alex McCrindle, Scottish actor (Star Wars, Eye of the Needle), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1990)
  • 1911-08-05 Robert Taylor, American actor (Waterloo Bridge, Quo Vadis, Death Valley Days), born in Filley, Nebraska (d. 1969)
  • 1911-08-08 Rosetta LeNoire, American actress (Family Matters, The Brother from Another Planet), born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1911-08-11 Henry Kulky [Kulakowich], American actor (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Love Nest), born in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York (d. 1965)
  • 1911-08-12 Cantinflas [Mario Moreno], Mexican actor (Around World in 80 Days, Pepe), born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico (d. 1993)
  • 1911-10-03 Michael Hordern, American actor (Watership Down, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold), born in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England (d. 1995)
  • 1911-10-13 Ashok Kumar [Dadamoni, Kumudlal Kunjilal Ganguly], Indian actor (Mahal, Afsana), born in Bhagalpur, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 2001)
  • 1911-10-20 Will Rogers Jr, American politician (D-Representative 1943-44) writer, political commentator, and actor (Down to Earth), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • 1911-10-21 Peter Graves, British actor (Paradise Lagoon, Admirable Crichton), born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • 1911-10-27 Leif Erickson, American actor (Invaders from Mars, On the Waterfront), born in Alameda, California (d. 1986)
  • 1911-11-10 Harry Andrews, English actor (Equus, Man of La Mancha), born in Kent, England (d. 1989)
  • 1911-11-11 Patric Knowles [Reginald Lawrence Knowles], British actor (Chisum, Arnold, Mutiny), born in Horsforth, Yorkshire, England (d. 1995)
  • 1911-11-17 Charles Walters, American actor, choreographer and director (Lili, Easter parade), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1982)
  • 1911-11-17 William Tannen, American actor (Jailhouse Rock, Sitting Bull), born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • 1911-11-24 Kirby Grant, American actor (Rustlers Round-Up, Yukon Gold, Sky King), born in Butte, Montana (d. 1985)
  • 1911-11-30 Jorge Negrete [Moreno], Mexican singer and actor (The Rebel, La madrina del diablo), born in Guanajuato, Mexico (d. 1953)
  • 1911-12-08 Lee J Cobb [Leo Jacoby], American actor (Virginian, 12 Angry Men, On the Waterfront), born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)

Person of interestBroderick Crawford

1911-12-09 Broderick Crawford, American actor (All the King's Men, Highway Patrol), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1986)

  • 1911-12-17 William Roerick, American actor (The Wasp Woman, Guiding Light), born in Hoboken, New Jersey (d. 1995)
  • 1911-12-23 James Gregory, American actor (My Favorite Martian, Barney Miller), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1912-01-03 Robert Flemyng, British actor (The Deadly Affair, Funny Face), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1995)

Person of interestJosé Ferrer

1912-01-08 José Ferrer, Puerto Rican actor and director (Blood Tide, Dune), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico (d. 1992)

  • 1912-01-11 Donald "Red" Barry, American actor (Adventures of Red Ryder, Jesse James' Women), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1980)
  • 1912-01-20 Christopher Casson, Irish-English actor (Zardoz, Educating Rita, The Riordans), born in Manchester, Lancashire, England
  • 1912-02-02 Stefan Schnabel, German actor (Anna, Dracula's Widow, Firefox), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1999)
  • 1912-02-04 James Craig [Meador], American actor (Devil & Daniel Webster, Cyclops), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1985)
  • 1912-02-05 Willard Parker, American actor (Kiss Me Kate, What A Woman), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1912-02-07 Derek Farr, British actor (8 O'Clock Walk, Doctor at Large), born in London, England (d. 1986)
  • 1912-02-12 Ernest Clark, British actor (Ghandi, The Dam Busters, Doctor in the House), born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • 1912-02-18 Dane Clark, American actor (Wire Service, Bold Venture, Perry Mason), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1912-02-25 Richard Wattis, British actor (Hobson's Choice, Prince & Showgirl, The Man Who Knew Too Much), born Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England (d. 1975)
  • 1912-03-21 Peter Bull, British actor and author (The African Queen, Tom Jones, Dr Strangelove), born in London, England (d. 1984)
  • 1912-03-22 Wilfrid Brambell, Irish actor (Hard Day's Night, Steptoe and Son), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1985)
  • 1912-03-22 Karl Malden [Mladen George Sekulovich], American actor (Streets of San Francisco, American Express, A Streetcar Named Desire), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2009)
  • 1912-03-25 Jean Vilar, French stage and film actor and director (Théâtre National Populaire), born in Sète, France (d. 1971)
  • 1912-04-05 John Le Mesurier, British actor (The Italian Job, Jabberwocky, Dad's Army), born in Bedford, England (d. 1983)
  • 1912-04-11 John Larkin, American actor (Saints & Sinners, The Satan Bug, 12 O'Clock High), born in Oakland, California (d. 1965)
  • 1912-04-12 Eric Feldary, Hungarian actor (Hold Back the Dawn, 16 Fathoms Deep), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1968)
  • 1912-04-12 Walter "Walt" Gorney, American character actor (Friday the 13th, Trading Places), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2004)
  • 1912-04-16 David Langton [Basil Muir Langton-Dodds], Scottish actor (The Avengers, Quintet, St Joan, Abandon Ship), born in Motherwell, Scotland (d. 1994)
  • 1912-04-27 Renato Rascel [Ranucci], Italian actor (7 Hills of Rome, Secrets of Santa Vittoria), born in Turin, Piedmont, Italy (d. 1991)
  • 1912-04-29 Richard Carlson, American actor (All I Desire, Flat Top, Valley of Gwangi), born in Albert Lea, Minnesota (d. 1977)
  • 1912-05-02 Nigel Patrick, British actor and director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold), born in London, England (d. 1981)
  • 1912-05-06 William "Bill" Quinn, American actor (Star Trek, The Birds, Rifleman, All in the Family), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1912-05-09 Pedro Armendáriz, Mexican actor (From Russia With Love, Fort Apache), born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico (d. 1963)
  • 1912-05-11 Foster Brooks, American comedian and actor (The Villain, Oddballs, Mork & Mindy), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2001)
  • 1912-05-23 John Payne, American actor (The Restless Gun, Miracle on 34th Street), born in Roanoke, Virginia (d. 1989)
  • 1912-05-23 Marius Goring, British actor (Stairway to Heaven, The Red Shoes), born in Isle of Wight, England (d. 1998)
  • 1912-05-24 Joseph Anthony [Deuster], American playwright, actor, and director (Matchmaker, Tomorrow), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1993)
  • 1912-05-26 Jay Silverheels [Harold J. Smith], Canadian actor (The Lone Ranger, Key Largo), born in Ontario, Canada (d. 1912)
  • 1912-05-30 Hugh Griffith, Welsh actor (Ben-Hur, Mutiny on the Bounty, Oliver!), born in Marian Glas, Anglesey, Wales (d. 1980)
  • 1912-05-31 Dave O'Brien [Fronabarger], American actor and writer (Reefer Madness, Kiss Me Kate, 1st Aid), born in Big Spring, Texas (d. 1969)
  • 1912-06-12 Russell "Lucky" Hayden [Pate Lucid], American actor (Judge Roy Bean, Three Men from Texas), born in Chico, California (d. 1981)
  • 1912-06-18 Glen Morris, American Olympic track and field champion (Olympic gold, 1936) and actor (Tarzan, Hold That Co-ed), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1974)
  • 1912-06-18 Henry Brandon [Heinrich von Kleinbach], German-American actor (The Searchers, Assault on Precinct 13, Drums of Fu Manchu), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1990)
  • 1912-06-23 Maurice Dallimore, British actor (The Collector, Me and My Girl), born in Essex, London, England (d. 1973)
  • 1912-07-23 Michael Wilding, British actor (Stage Fright, Courtney Affair, World of Suzie Wong), born in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England (d. 1979)
  • 1912-08-01 Henry Jones, American actor (Vertigo, Phyllis, Falcon Crest, Gun Shy), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
  • 1912-08-10 Richard Reeves, American actor (Suerman, Date With an Angel), born in NYC, New York (d. 1967)
  • 1912-08-12 Samuel Fuller, American actor and writer (The Steel Helmet, Return to Salem's Lot), born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 1997)
  • 1912-08-13 Max Croiset, Dutch actor (The Village on the River, Dog of Flanders, Little Ark), born in Blaricum, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • 1912-08-21 Bruce Trent [William Butters], British singer and actor (The Passing Show, Band Waggon), born in St. Helier, Channel Islands (d. 1995)
  • 1912-08-23 Gene Kelly, American dancer and actor (An American in Paris, Going My Way), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • 1912-08-29 Barry Sullivan, American actor (Duffy's Tavern, Man Called X, Tall Man), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1912-09-06 Stephen Murray, English actor (Alice in Wonderland), born in Partney, England (d. 1983)
  • 1912-09-15 Ismail Yasseen, Egyptian comedian and actor (Isamil Yassine as Tarzan, Ibn Hamidu), born in Suez, Egypt (d. 1972)
  • 1912-09-24 Donald "Don" Porter, American actor (Gidget, The Ann Sothern Show), born in Miami, Oklahoma (d. 1997)
  • 1912-09-29 Lukas Ammann, Swiss actor (Graf Yoster, Day of Anger, Class Reunion, Palace Hotel), born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 2017)
  • 1912-10-13 Cornel Wilde [Kornel Lajos Weisz], Hungarian-American actor (Sword of Lancelot, High Sierra, 5th Musketeer), born in Prievidza, Hungary (d. 1989)
  • 1912-10-30 Preston Lockwood [Reginald], British actor (Time Bandits, Jeeves and Wooster), born in West Ham, Essex (d. 1996)
  • 1912-11-16 George Petrie, American actor (Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Honeymooners), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1997)
  • 1912-11-18 Arthur Peterson, American actor (Soap, Mission: Impossible, Crisis), born in Mandan, North Dakota (d. 1996)
  • 1912-11-23 George O'Hanlon, American actor (Calvin-Life of Riley, George Jetson), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1913-01-06 Tom Brown, American actor (Buck Privates Come Home, In Old Chicago), born in NYC, New York (d. 1990)
  • 1913-01-07 Francis De Wolff, British character actor (A Christmas Carol, From Russia With Love), born in Essex, England (d. 1984)

Weddings in Film & TV

Divorces in Film & TV

Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1201 - 1,300 of 3,406

  • 1978-02-28 Philip Ahn, American actor (Kung Fu, Thoroughly Modern Millie), dies from pneumonia at 66
  • 1978-03-12 John Cazale, actor (Dog Day Afternoon, The Deer Hunter), dies at 41
  • 1978-03-25 Jack Hulbert, British actor (Into the Blue, Bulldog Jack), dies at 85
  • 1978-03-27 Wilfred Pickles, British actor (Billy Liar, Gay Dog), dies at 73
  • 1978-04-03 Ray Noble, English bandleader, comedian and actor (The Very Thought of You), dies at 74
  • 1978-04-13 Paul McGrath, American actor (Witness, No Time for Love), dies at 74
  • 1978-04-22 Will Geer [William Aughe Ghere], American actor (Salt of the Earth, The Waltons), dies at 76
  • 1978-05-06 Ko van Dijk Jr, Dutch actor (Zaak M P), dies at 61
  • 1978-05-28 Arthur Brough, English actor (b. 1905)
  • 1978-06-09 Chief Tahachee [Jeff Davis Tahchee Cypert], Cherokee stage and film actor, dies from a heart attack at 74
  • 1978-06-17 Cully Richards, actor (Don't Call Me Charlie), dies at 68
  • 1978-06-20 Karel G Bakker, actor (Coffee House), dies at 66
  • 1978-06-29 Bob Crane, actor (Donna Reed Show, Hogan-Hogan's Heroes), murdered at 49
  • 1978-07-03 James Daly, American actor (Medical Center, Planet of the Apes), dies of heart failure at 59
  • 1978-07-17 Thayer David, actor (Rocky, Roots, Savages), dies at 51
  • 1978-07-31 Carleton Percy Hobbs, actor (I Claudius, Dark Places), dies at 80
  • 1978-08-26 Charles Boyer, French actor (Gaslight, Rogues), dies at 78
  • 1978-08-27 Robert Shaw, actor (Dan-Buccaneers), dies of heart attack at 51
  • 1978-09-12 Frank Ferguson, American actor (Wagons West, Dynamite, My Gal Sal), dies at 71
  • 1978-09-12 Frank Fergusson, American character actor (My Friend Flicka, Peyton Place), dies at 78
  • 1978-09-23 Jay Adler, actor (Macon County Line, Illegal, Big Combo), dies at 79
  • 1978-10-08 Karl Swenson, American actor (Lars Hanson-Little House on the Prairie), dies of a heart attack at 70
  • 1978-10-16 Daniel "Dan" Dailey, American dancer and actor (You're My Everything, Governor & J.J.), dies of anemia at 62
  • 1978-10-19 Gig Young [Byron Elsworth Barr], American actor (They Shoot Horses Don't They), kills his bride of 3 weeks and commits suicide at 64
  • 1978-11-05 Denis O'Dea, Irish actor (Niagara, Esther & the King, Treasure Island), dies at 73
  • 1978-11-09 Joe Wong, actor (Ken Murray Show), dies at 75
  • 1978-11-10 Theo Lingen, German director and actor (M, Charm of La Boheme), dies at 75
  • 1978-11-16 Claude Dauphin, French actor (Barbarella, April in Paris, Deported), dies at 75
  • 1978-11-28 André Morell [Cecil André Mesritz], British actor (Ben-Hur, The Message, Hound of the Baskervilles), dies from a heart attack at 69
  • 1978-12-15 Chill Wills, American actor (Frontier Circus, Rounders), dies at 75
  • 1978-12-27 Bob de Lange [Jacob Bernard de Lange], Dutch actor and director (Daniel), dies at 62
  • 1979-01-11 Jack Soo [Goro Suzuki], Japanese-American actor (Flower Drum Song, Barney Miller), dies of esophageal cancer at 61

Person of interestTed Cassidy

1979-01-16 Ted Cassidy, actor (Lurch-Addams Family), dies at 46

  • 1979-01-19 Paul Meurisse, actor (Diabolique, Truth, Suspects, Monocle), dies
  • 1979-01-25 J Robertson Hare, actor (Fighting Stock), dies at 87
  • 1979-02-01 Mort Marshall [Mortimer Haig Lichtenstein], American actor (Kiss Me Deadly, Dumplings), dies of coronary arrest at 60
  • 1979-02-12 Jean Renoir, French film director and actor (Rules of the Game), dies at 84
  • 1979-02-15 Alex Bradford, actor/composer (Your Arms too Short...), dies at 51
  • 1979-02-17 "Bill" William Gargan, American actor (The Bells of St. Mary's, You Only Live Once), dies from a heart attack at 73
  • 1979-03-06 Charles Wagenheim, actor (Halligan-Gunsmoke), dies at 83
  • 1979-03-11 Victor Kilian, American actor (Gentleman's Agreement), dies at 88
  • 1979-03-19 Albert "Al" Hodge, American actor (Captain Video, Green Hornet), dies at 65
  • 1979-03-19 Richard Beckinsale, actor (Doing Time, Porridge, Lovers), dies at 31
  • 1979-03-22 Ben Lyon, American actor (Hell's Angels, I Cover the Waterfront, Night Nurse), dies at 78
  • 1979-03-23 Philip Bourneuf, actor (Big Night, Frankenstein), dies at 71
  • 1979-03-27 Ronald Adam, actor (Phantom Shot), dies at 82
  • 1979-04-04 Edgar Buchanan, American actor (Petticoat Junction), dies at 76
  • 1979-04-09 Staats Cotsworth, American actor (Hamlet, Peyton Place), dies at 71
  • 1979-04-24 John Carroll [Julian LaFaye], American actor (Flying Tigers, Go West), dies from leukaemia at 72
  • 1979-05-24 Jan Arvan, actor (Red Skelton Show, Zorro), dies
  • 1979-05-26 George Brent, American actor (Baby Face, Dark Victory, 42nd St), dies at 75
  • 1979-05-30 Jack Raine, British actor (Quartet), dies at 82
  • 1979-06-01 Jack Mulhall, American actor and producer (The Three Musketeers, The Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand), dies at 91
  • 1979-06-02 Jim Hutton, actor (Ellery Queen), dies of liver cancer at 45
  • 1979-06-04 Herman Shumlin, American Broadway producer, director and actor (Watch on the Rhine), dies at 80

Person of interestJack Haley

1979-06-06 Jack Haley, American actor (The Wizard of Oz), dies of a heart attack at 80

Actor Jack Haley
Jack Haley
  • 1979-06-11 August Maes, Flemish actor and director (Farmer that Dies), dies at 85

Person of interestJohn Wayne

1979-06-11 John Wayne [Marion Mitchell Morrison], American actor (Green Berets, True Grit), dies of stomach cancer at 72

Actor John Wayne
John Wayne
  • 1979-06-17 Lou Frizzel, actor (Dusty Rhoades-Bonanza), dies at 58
  • 1979-06-21 Julian Orchard, actor (Perfect Friday, Bless this House), dies at 49
  • 1979-06-22 Emory Parnell, St Paul Minn, actor (Life of Riley), dies at 85
  • 1979-07-01 Richard Ward, African American actor (Death of a Salesman, Beacon Hill), dies of a heart attack at 64
  • 1979-07-05 Judson Laire, American actor and singer (Papa-Mama, Adm Broadway Revue), dies at 76
  • 1979-07-08 Michael Wilding, British actor (Stage Fright, Courtney Affair, World of Suzie Wong), dies from a head injury at 66
  • 1979-07-22 Tony "Two-Ton" Galento, American heavyweight boxer and actor (On the Waterfront), dies at 69
  • 1979-07-24 Archie Duncan, Scottish actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood, Sherlock Holmes), dies at 65
  • 1979-07-27 Ettore Manni, actor (Street People, Divine Nymph), dies at 52
  • 1979-08-06 Kurt Kasznar, actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65
  • 1979-08-06 Kurt Kaszner [Serwicher], Austrian actor (Kiss Me Kate, Lili, Casino Royale), dies of cancer at 65
  • 1979-08-09 Allan Frank, actor (Charade Quiz), dies at 64
  • 1979-08-10 John Nicholas "Dick" Foran, American actor (OK Crackerby, Fort Apache, Winners of the West), dies at 69
  • 1979-08-23 Richard Hearne, British actor (Tons of Trouble, The Time of His Life), dies at 71
  • 1979-09-02 Felix Aylmer, British actor (Anastasia, Hamlet, Iron Duke, Macbeth, St Joan), dies at 90
  • 1979-09-15 Tommy Leonetti, singer/actor (Gomer Pyle USMC), dies at 50
  • 1979-09-21 John McQuade, actor (Charlie Wild Private Detective), dies at 73
  • 1979-09-25 Tapio Rautavaara, Finnish athlete, actor, and singer (Me tulemme taas, Rion yö), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 64
  • 1979-09-26 Arthur Hunnicutt, American actor (El Dorado, Big Sky, Apache Uprising), dies from mouth cancer at 69
  • 1979-09-26 John Cromwell, American actor and director (Spitfire, Of Human Bondage), dies at 91
  • 1979-10-13 Clarence Muse, American actor, screenwriter and director (Casablanca, Black Stallion), dies at 89
  • 1979-10-17 John Stuart, Scottish actor (Kittie, Superman, Number Seventeen), dies at 81
  • 1979-11-07 Amedeo Nazzari, Italian actor (The Nights of Cabiria, Chains, Lure of Sila), dies from cardiac arrest at 71
  • 1979-11-07 Paolo Carlini, Italian actor (It Started in Naples), dies at 53
  • 1979-11-08 Sydney Tafler, actor (Too Many Crooks), dies at 63
  • 1979-11-09 Lewis Charles [Cholost], American actor (Topaz, Feather & Father Gang), dies of cancer at 59
  • 1979-11-30 Zeppo Marx [Herbert Manfred Marx], American comedian and actor (Marx Brothers), dies at 78
  • 1979-12-04 Robert Karnes, actor (Max-The Lawless Years), dies at 62
  • 1979-12-13 Jon Hall, American actor (Ramar of the Jungle), dies at 64
  • 1979-12-15 Bern Hoffman, actor (Major Dell Conway), dies at 66
  • 1979-12-25 Lee Bowman, American actor (Ellery Queen, Miami Undercover, The Impatient Years), dies from a heart attack at 64
  • 1980-01-03 Ivan Triesault [Johann Constantin Treisalt], Russian actor (Cry of the Werewolf, Black Parachute), dies at 81
  • 1980-01-25 David Newell, American actor (Runaway Bride, White Heat, Dangerous Curves), dies at 75
  • 1980-02-01 Romolo Valli, actor (Boom, La Viaccia), dies at 54
  • 1980-02-12 Floyd Taliaferro Alderson, actor (Crossing Trails), dies
  • 1980-02-13 David Janssen, [Meyer], actor (Fugitive, Harry O), dies at 49
  • 1980-02-14 Luitkonwar Rudra Baruah, Assamese composer and actor
  • 1980-02-21 Chester Lauck, American actor (Dreaming Out Loud, 2 Weeks to Live), dies at 78
  • 1980-02-22 Dick Kallman, American actor (Born to Be Loved, Verboten!), murdered in his New York apartment at 46
  • 1980-02-27 George Tobias, American actor (Bewitched), dies at 78
  • 1980-03-05 Jay Silverheels [Harold J. Smith], Canadian actor (The Lone Ranger, Key Largo), dies from a stroke at 67
  • 1980-03-28 Dick Haymes, actor (Real Life, Betrayal), dies