Actors in History (Part 14)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1301 - 1,400 of 7,103

  • 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)
  • 1912-05-25 Eddie Maxwell [Cherkose], American lyricist (Breathless) and actor, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1999)
  • 1912-05-26 Jay Silverheels [Harold J. Smith], Canadian actor (The Lone Ranger, Key Largo), born in Ontario, Canada (d. 1980)
  • 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)
  • 1912-08-13 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, Jersey, Channel Islands (d. 1995)

Person of interestGene Kelly

1912-08-23 Gene Kelly, American actor (An American in Paris, Going My Way) and dancer (Singin' in the Rain), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)

Actor and Dancer Gene Kelly
Actor and Dancer
Gene Kelly
  • 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)
  • 1913-01-05 Jack Haig [John Cecil Coppin], English actor ('Allo, Allo!), born in London, England (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)

Person of interestRichard Nixon

1913-01-09 Richard Nixon, 37th US President (Republican 1969-74) and actor, born in Yorba Linda, California (d. 1994)

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • 1913-01-15 Lloyd Bridges, American actor (Sea Hunt, Roots, Airplane!), born in San Leandro, California (d. 1998)
  • 1913-01-19 Anthony Dexter [Walter Fleischmann], Canadian actor (The Phantom Planet, Captain John Smith and Pocahontas), born in Talmage, Nebraska (d. 2001)
  • 1913-01-26 William Prince, American actor (Spies Like Us, The Stepford Wives, City in Fear), born in Nichols, New York, (d. 1996)
  • 1913-01-29 Victor Mature, American actor (I Wake Up Screaming, Samson and Delilah), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1999)
  • 1913-02-02 Poul Reichhardt, Danish actor (Soldaten og Jenny, Det gælder os alle), born in Ganløse, Denmark (d. 1985)
  • 1913-02-06 John Lund, American actor (High Society, Wackiest Ship in the Army), born in Rochester, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1913-02-25 Gert Fröbe [Karl Gerhart Fröbe], German actor (Goldfinger, Lover's Wood, Upper Hand), born in Saxony, German Empire (d. 1988)
  • 1913-02-25 James "Jim" Backus, American actor (Mr Magoo, Rebel Without a Cause, Gilligan's Island), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1989)
  • 1913-03-04 John Garfield [Jacob Garfinkle], American actor (Four Daughters, Body and Soul), born in NYC, New York (d. 1952)
  • 1913-03-13 Lambros Konstantaras, Greek actor (O blofatzis, Anna of Rhodes), born in Athen, Greeces (d. 1985)
  • 1913-03-15 Lex Goudsmit, Dutch actor (Fiddler on the Roof, Thomas en Senior op het spoor van Brute Berend), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1999)
  • 1913-03-15 MacDonald Carey, American actor (Days of Our Lives, Lock Up), born in Sioux City, Iowa (d. 1994)
  • 1913-03-22 James Westerfield, American actor (Jungle Heat, Lucky Johnny), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1971)
  • 1913-03-29 Niall MacGinnis, Irish character actor (Curse of the Demon, Helen of Troy), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1977)
  • 1913-03-30 Frankie Laine [Francesco Paolo LoVecchio], Italian-American singer, songwriter, and actor (Frankie Laine Show, Rawhide), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • 1913-04-14 John Howard, American actor (The Philadelphia Story, My Three Sons), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • 1913-04-16 Lester "Les" Tremayne, British radio, film and television actor (Angry Red Planet, War of the Worlds), born in London, England (d. 2003)
  • 1913-04-17 Paul Langton, American actor (Till the Clouds Roll By, Peyton Place), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 1980)
  • 1913-04-17 Richard Travis, American actor (Missile to the Moon), born in Carlsbad, New Mexico (d. 1989)
  • 1913-04-18 Albert "Al" Hodge, American actor (Captain Video, Green Hornet), born in Ravenna, Ohio (d. 1979)
  • 1913-04-20 Dick Wessel, American actor (Dick Tracy vs Cueball, Beware of Blondie), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1965)
  • 1913-04-25 Russ Conway, Canadian-American character actor (Richard Diamond Private Eye), born in Brandon, Manitoba (d. 2009)
  • 1913-05-01 Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Steve Allen Plymouth Show), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2005)
  • 1913-05-01 Balraj Sahni [Yudhishthir], Indian Bollywood actor (Dharti Ke Lal), born in Rawalpindi, Punjab (d. 1973)
  • 1913-05-04 Charles Curtis "Curt" Conway, American actor (Raw Deal, The Twilight Zone), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1974)
  • 1913-05-06 Carmen Cavallaro, American actor and pianist (Hollywood Canteen, Diamond Horseshoe), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1913-05-06 Stewart Granger, English actor (Prisoner of Zenda, King Solomon's Mines), born in London, England (d. 1993)
  • 1913-05-08 Sid James [Solomon Joel Cohen], South African-born British character and comedy actor (Hancock's Half Hour, Carry On), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province (d. 1976)
  • 1913-05-22 Carlyle Blackwell Jr, American actor (The Pilgrim Lady, The Triumph of the Rat), born in Los Angeles County, California (d. 1974)

Person of interestPeter Cushing

1913-05-26 Peter Cushing, English actor (Dracula, Star Wars, Dr Who), born in Kenley, Surrey, England (d. 1994)

  • 1913-07-08 Walter Kerr, American actor and drama critic (Sad Clowns), born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • 1913-07-15 Murvyn Vye [Marvin], American actor (Road to Bali, Bob Cummings Show), born in Quincy, Massachusetts (d. 1976)
  • 1913-07-16 Peter Van Eyck [Götz von Eick], German actor (The Longest Day, The Wages of Fear), born in Steinwehr, Pomerania, Germany (d. 1969)
  • 1913-07-18 Marvin Miller [Mueller], American actor (Space Patrol, Dead Reckoning, Millionaire), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1985)
  • 1913-08-04 Wesley Addy, American actor (Kiss Me Deadly, Bostonians, Loving), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1996)
  • 1913-08-10 Noah Beery Jr, American actor (Rockford Files, Quest, Doc Elliot, Gung Ho!, Heaven With a Gun), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1913-08-11 Paul Dupuis, French Canadian actor (The Fortress; Passport to Pimlico), born in Montréal, Québec (d. 1976)
  • 1913-08-12 Kurt Kaszner [Serwicher], Austrian actor (Kiss Me Kate, Lili, Casino Royale), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1979)
  • 1913-08-19 Richard Simmons, American actor (Sergeant Preston of the Yukon), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2003)
  • 1913-08-25 Don DeFore, American actor (George-Hazel, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (d. 1993)
  • 1913-09-03 Alan Ladd, American actor (Shane, Carpetbaggers), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas (d. 1964)
  • 1913-09-07 Anthony Quayle, British actor (Anne of 1000 Days, Lawrence of Arabia), born in Ainsdale, Southport, Lancashire (d. 1989)
  • 1913-09-13 Roy Engle, American writer and actor (The Man from Planet X, The Wild Wild West, My Favorite Martian), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1980)
  • 1913-09-24 Herb Jeffries [Umberto Alejandro Ballentino], American actor and director (The Bronze Buckaroo, Mundo depravados), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2014)

Person of interestTrevor Howard

1913-09-29 Trevor Howard, English actor in over 70 films (Brief Encounter, Superman, The Third Man), born in Kent, England (d. 1988)

  • 1913-10-10 Johnny Downs, American actor (The Mad Monster, Coronado, Manhattan Showcase), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1913-10-20 Barney Phillips [Bernard Philip Ofner], American actor (Dragnet, Felony Squad), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1982)
  • 1913-10-28 Peter Glenville, English stage and screen actor and director (Hotel Paradiso, Becket), born in London (d. 1996)
  • 1913-10-29 Eddie Constantine, American singer and actor (Alphaville, License to Kill, Lucky Jo, It Lives Again), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1993)

Person of interestBurt Lancaster

1913-11-02 Burton "Burt" Lancaster, American actor (Apartment, From Here to Eternity, Elmer Gantry), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)

  • 1913-11-04 Gig Young [Byron Elsworth Barr], American actor (They Shoot Horses Don't They), born in St. Cloud, Minnesota (d. 1978)
  • 1913-11-05 John McGiver, American actor (Patty Duke Show, Jimmy Stewart Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1975)
  • 1913-11-08 Robert Strauss, American actor (Stalag 17, The Seven Year Itch), born in NYC, New York (d. 1975)
  • 1913-11-13 Alexander Scourby, American actor (Jesus, Shaggy Dog, Giant), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1985)
  • 1913-11-24 Howard Duff, American actor (Flamingo Road, Knots Landing), born in Bremerton, Washington (d. 1990)
  • 1913-12-10 Harry Locke, British actor (Passport to Pimlico, Town on Trial), born in London, England (d. 1987)
  • 1913-12-11 Jean Marais, French actor (Donkey Skin, Orpheus), born Cherbourg, Manche, France (d. 1998)
  • 1913-12-25 Candy Candido [Jonathan Joseph Candido], American actor and radio performer (Peter Pan, The Great Mouse Detective), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1999)

Person of interestGeorge Reeves

1914-01-05 George Reeves, American actor (Superman, Gone with the Wind), born in Woolstock, Iowa (d. 1959)

  • 1914-01-14 Harold Russell, Canadian actor (Best Years of Our Life, Dogtown), born in North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada (d. 2002)
  • 1914-01-20 Wensley Pithey, South-African actor (Oliver!, The Saint, Little Women), born in Cape Town, South Africa (d. 1993)
  • 1914-01-28 Nelson Olmsted [or Olmstead], American voice actor (Sleep No More), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1992)
  • 1914-01-30 David Wayne, American stage & screen actor (Andromeda Strain, Adam's Rib), born in Traverse City, Michigan (d. 1995)
  • 1914-01-30 John Ireland, Canadian actor (All the King's Men, Rawhide, Gunfight at OK Corral), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 1992)
  • 1914-01-31 Carey Loftin, American actor (Duel, The French Connection), born in Blountstown, Florida (d. 1997)
  • 1914-02-01 A K Hangal, Indian freedom fighter and Bollywood character actor (Aaina, Sholay), born in Sialkot, Punjab, British India (d. 2012)
  • 1914-02-06 Thurl Ravenscroft, American voice actor and bass singer (Tony the Tiger, You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch), born in Norfolk, Nebraska (d. 2005)
  • 1914-02-15 Kevin McCarthy, American actor (Invasion of Body Snatchers, Death of a Salesman), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2010)

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1301 - 1,400 of 3,774

  • 1980-02-01 Jack Bailey, American actor & TV host (Queen for a Day), dies at 72
  • 1980-02-01 Romolo Valli, Italian actor (Boom, La Viaccia), dies at 54
  • 1980-02-12 Floyd Taliaferro Alderson, actor (Crossing Trails), dies
  • 1980-02-13 David Janssen, American actor (The 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
  • 1980-03-18 "Grishata" Grigor Vachkov, Bulgarian actor (At Each Kilometer), dies at 47
  • 1980-03-28 Richard "Dick" Haymes, Argentine-American actor and singer (Sate Fair, Real Life, Betrayal), dies of lung cancer at 61
  • 1980-04-14 Tom Fadden, actor (Duffeild-Broken Arrow, Cimarron City), dies at 84
  • 1980-04-15 Marshall Reed, American actor (The Madmen of Mandoras, Mysterious Island), dies from a massive hemorrhage at 62
  • 1980-04-15 Paul Langton, American actor (Till the Clouds Roll By, Peyton Place), dies from a heart attack at 66
  • 1980-04-15 Raymond Bailey, American actor (Vertigo, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Incredible Shrinking Man), dies at 75
  • 1980-04-19 Tony Beckley, actor (Assault, When a Stranger Calls), dies at 51
  • 1980-05-14 Hugh Griffith, Welsh actor (Ben-Hur, Mutiny on the Bounty, Oliver!), dies from a heart attack at 67
  • 1980-06-07 Richard Bonnelli, actor (Enter Madame), dies
  • 1980-06-08 Ernst Busch, German singer and actor (b. 1900)
  • 1980-06-12 Milburn Stone, American actor (Gunsmoke, Pickup on South Street), dies from a heart attack at 75
  • 1980-06-23 John Laurie, Scottish actor (Hamlet, The 39 Steps, Jericho, Island of Desire), dies at 83
  • 1980-07-07 Reginald Gardiner, British actor (The Flying Deuces, The Great Dictator), dies at 77
  • 1980-07-17 Donald "Red" Barry, American actor (Adventures of Red Ryder, Jesse James' Women), commits suicide at 68

Person of interestPeter Sellers

1980-07-24 Peter Sellers, English actor and comedian (The Goon Show, Pink Panther), dies at 54

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers
  • 1980-07-24 Uttam Kumar, Indian actor (b. 1926)
  • 1980-07-25 Vladimir Vysotsky, Russian poet, singer, and actor (b. 1938)
  • 1980-07-26 Allen Hoskins, American child actor (Our Gang), dies of cancer at 59
  • 1980-07-30 Charles McGraw [Butters], American actor (Spartacus, The Birds, The Killers, Smith Family), dies after falling through a glass shower door at 66
  • 1980-07-31 Bobby Van, American musical actor (The Affairs of Dobie Gillis), dies of cancer at 49

Person of interestStrother Martin

1980-08-01 Strother Martin, American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Slapshot), dies of heart attack at 61

  • 1980-08-09 Elliott Nugent, American director and actor, dies at 83
  • 1980-08-11 Willi Forst, Austrian actor and director (Bel Amis, Operette, Vienna Blood), dies at 77
  • 1980-08-23 Norman Shelley, English radio actor (Churchill's Speech), dies at 77
  • 1980-09-03 Duncan Renaldo, Spanish actor (Cisco Kid, Guns of Fury), dies from lung cancer at 76
  • 1980-09-03 Dirch Passer, prolific Danish actor (Going for Broke, Mig og mafiaen), dies of a myocardial infarction at 54
  • 1980-10-06 Ray Walker, actor (Baby Take a Bow), dies
  • 1980-10-10 William "Billie" Thomas, American child actor (Buckwheat- Our Gang), dies of a heart attack at 49
  • 1980-10-28 Leon Janney (Ramon), American actor (Charly, Stolen Paradise, Hawk), dies of cancer at 63

Person of interestSteve McQueen

1980-11-07 Steve McQueen, American actor called "The King of Cool" during the 1960s (The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape), dies of a heart attack after surgery at 50

  • 1980-11-09 Victor Sen Yung [Cheung Young], American actor (Across the Pacific, Charlie Chan in Honolulu), dies from accidental asphyxiation at 65
  • 1980-11-24 George Raft, American actor (Scarface, Johnny Angel, Mr Ace), dies at 79
  • 1980-12-01 Sam Levene, American Broadway actor (Purple Heart, Designing Women), dies at 75
  • 1980-12-25 Fred Emney, British actor (Let the People Sing, Adventures of a Private Eye, Lilac Domino), dies at 80
  • 1980-12-29 Roy Engle, American writer and actor (The Man from Planet X, The Wild Wild West, My Favorite Martian), dies from meningitis at 67
  • 1981-01-08 Woody Chamblis, actor (Mr Lathrop-Gunsmoke), dies at 66
  • 1981-01-10 Richard Boone, American actor (The Richard Boone Show, Have Gun Will Travel), dies of throat cancer at 63
  • 1981-01-16 Bernard Lee, British actor (M in James Bond movies, Fallen Idol, Dr No), dies at 73
  • 1981-01-21 Allyn Joslyn, American actor (They Won't Forget, Cafe Society), dies at 79
  • 1981-01-25 Richard Talmadge, actor (Speed Reporter), dies
  • 1981-02-05 Barend Barendse, Dutch sports reporter and actor (Zeskamp, Oebele), dies at 73
  • 1981-03-04 Torin Thatcher, British actor (Houdini, Isranbul, Lady Godiva), dies of cancer at 76
  • 1981-03-05 Paul Horbiger, actor (3rd Man), dies at 86
  • 1981-04-04 Brad Johnson, actor (Annie Oakley), dies at 56
  • 1981-04-26 Jim Davis, American actor (Jack Ewing-Dallas), dies at 65
  • 1981-05-18 Arthur O'Connell, American actor (Mr Peepers, Second Hundred Years), dies at 73
  • 1981-05-21 Yuki Shimoda, actor (Farewell to Manzanar), dies
  • 1981-05-24 Jack Warner [Waters], British actor (Dixon of Dock Green, Christmas Carol), dies from pneumonia at 85
  • 1981-06-05 Philo McCullough, actor (Branded, Ridin' Thru), dies
  • 1981-06-09 Russell "Lucky" Hayden [Pate Lucid], American actor (Judge Roy Bean, Three Men from Texas), dies from pneumonia at 68
  • 1981-06-18 Richard Goolden, British actor (Two Days to Live, School for Husbands), dies at 86
  • 1981-07-01 George Voskovec [Jirí Wachsmann], Czech actor (12 Angry Men, Somewhere in Time), dies from a heart attack at 76
  • 1981-07-02 Robert Emmett Keane, actor (Rookie Cop, Red Dragon), dies
  • 1981-07-03 Ross Martin [Martin Rosenblatt], Polish-American actor (Mr Lucky, The Wild Wild West), dies of a heart attack at 61
  • 1981-07-07 Keefe Brasselle [John Brasselli], American actor (The Eddie Cantor Story, Be Our Guest), dies of liver disease at 58
  • 1981-07-08 Loring Smith, actor (Hartmans), dies at 86
  • 1981-07-25 Ian Martin, actor (Uncle Bill-O'Neills), dies at 69
  • 1981-08-04 Melvyn Douglas [Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg], American actor (Hud, Being There, Ghost Story), dies at 80
  • 1981-08-21 Eddie Byrne, British actor (Star Wars, Island of Terror), dies from a stroke at 70
  • 1981-09-04 Verne Rowe, actor (Verne-Fernwood 2 Night), dies at 59
  • 1981-09-11 Frank McHugh, american actor (Going My Way, Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young), dies at 83
  • 1981-09-15 Harold Bennett, English actor (b. 1899)
  • 1981-09-21 Nigel Patrick, actor and director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold), dies of lung cancer at 69
  • 1981-09-23 Chief Dan George [Tes-wah-no], Canadian Indian author, poet and actor (Harry & Tonto, Little Big Man, Smith!), dies from heart failure at 82
  • 1981-09-27 Robert Montgomery, American actor and director (Robert Montgomery Presents, Earl of Chicago, Yellow Jack), dies at 77
  • 1981-10-13 Nils Asther, actor (Son of Lassie, Wild Orchids), dies at 84
  • 1981-10-15 Frank DeKova, actor (Chief Wild Eagle-F Troop), dies at 71
  • 1981-10-16 Stanley Clements, actor (Boys' Prison, Army Bound, Hot News), dies
  • 1981-10-22 Michael Granger, actor (Creature with Atom Brain, Pier 5 Havana), dies
  • 1981-10-27 John Warburton, British actor (Saratoga Trunk, King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 82

Person of interestWilliam Holden

1981-11-12 William Holden [Beedle], American actor (The Blue Knight, Sunset Boulevard, Sabrina, The Bridge on the River Kwai), slips on a rug and bleeds to death at 63

  • 1981-11-16 Morgan Conway, American actor (Dick Tracy, Brother Orchid), dies at 78
  • 1981-11-25 Jack Albertson, American actor (Chico and the Man, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory), dies from colon cancerr at 74
  • 1981-11-30 Robert H Harris, actor (Jake-Goldbergs), dies at 72
  • 1981-12-20 Dimitris Rontiris, Greek actor and director (b. 1899)
  • 1981-12-27 Hoagland "Hoagy" Carmichael, American composer, singer and actor (In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening), dies at 82
  • 1981-12-30 Alfie Anido, Filipino actor (b. 1959)
  • 1982-01-01 Victor Buono, American actor & comic (Mr Schubert-Man from Atlantis), dies at 43
  • 1982-01-05 Hans Conried, American actor (Peter Pan, Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy), dies from a heart ailment at 64
  • 1982-01-05 Harvey Lembeck, actor (Phil Silvers, Hathaways), dies at 56
  • 1982-01-08 Grégoire Aslan, American actor (The Return of the Pink Panther, King of Kings), dies of a heart attack at 73
  • 1982-01-10 Paul Lynde, American comedian and actor (The Hollywood Squares, Uncle Arthur-Bewitched), dies after a heart attack at 55
  • 1982-01-18 Trent Lehman, actor (Butch-Nanny & the Professor), dies at 20
  • 1982-02-11 Takashi Shimura, Japanese actor (Rashomon, 7 Samurais), dies at 76
  • 1982-02-11 Victor Jory, Canadian actor (Kings Row, Manhunt), dies at 79
  • 1982-02-14 Henk Schaer [Hendricus Schaareman], Dutch actor and conductor (Majoor Barbara, Lijmen), dies at 79
  • 1982-02-17 Lee Strasberg, Austrian acting coach and actor (The Godfather: Part II, Somewhere in the Night), dies at 80
  • 1982-02-26 Teinosuke Kinugasa, Japanese actor and director (Gate of Hell, A Page of Madness, Jujiro, Jigoku-mon), dies at 86
  • 1982-03-06 Jan Lemaire, Dutch writer and actor (Village by the River, Beautiful Juliet), dies at 97
  • 1982-03-09 Alan Badel, British actor (Shogun, Salome, Bill Brand), dies of a heart attack at 58
  • 1982-03-21 Harry H Corbett, British actor (Steptoe & Son, Jabberwacky), dies at 57