Actors in History (Part 15)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1401 - 1,500 of 6,992

  • 1914-04-23 John Hubbard, actor (Don't Call Me Charlie), born in Indiana Harbor, Indiana
  • 1914-05-05 Tyrone Power, American actor (The Mark of Zorro, Alexander's Ragtime Band), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1958)
  • 1914-05-10 Charles McGraw, American actor (Michael-Falcon, Smith Family), born in NYC, New York
  • 1914-05-23 Leo Lerman, actor/manager/critic (Dance Magazine)
  • 1914-05-26 Archie Duncan, actor (Sherlock Holmes), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1914-05-29 Stacy Keach, Sr., American actor (d. 2003)
  • 1914-06-05 Stan Jones, American songwriter, composer and actor (Rio Grande, The Sheriff of Cochise), born in Douglas, Arizona (d. 1963)
  • 1914-06-11 Gerald Mohr, American actor (Christopher-Foreign Intrigue), born in NYC, New York
  • 1914-06-12 William Lundigan, actor (Climax), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1914-06-19 Harry Lauter, actor (Waterfront), born in White Plains, New York
  • 1914-06-27 Alexander Pola, [Abraham Polak], Dutch actor/writer (Farce Major)
  • 1914-07-15 Howard Vernon, Swiss actor (d. 1996)
  • 1914-07-20 William John Phillips, actor (Nothing but a Man)
  • 1914-07-24 Frank Silvera, actor (High Chaparral), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1914-07-24 Robert Emhardt, American actor (Another World, Underworld USA, Mooncussers), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1994)

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1914-07-25 Woody Strode, African American football player and actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante, Scream), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1994)

Actor and Sportsman Woody Strode
Actor and Sportsman
Woody Strode
  • 1914-07-31 Louis De Funes, French actor and writer (The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacobs), born in Courbevoie, France (d. 1983)
  • 1914-08-05 David Brian, American actor (Accused of Murder, Dawn at Sorocco), born in NYC, New York
  • 1914-08-10 Jeff Corey, American actor (Getting Straight, Superman & Mole Men), born in NYC, New York
  • 1914-08-31 Richard Basehart, American actor (Voyage to Bottom of Sea), born in Zanesville, Ohio (d. 1984)
  • 1914-09-12 Desmond Llewelyn, Welsh actor, born in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales (d. 1999)
  • 1914-09-14 Pietro Germi, actor and director (Divorce Italian Style), born in Genoa, Italy
  • 1914-09-14 Clayton Moore, American actor (The Lone Ranger), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • 1914-09-20 Kenneth More, England, actor (39 Steps, Doctor in the House)
  • 1914-09-24 Herb Jeffries, actor (Where's Huddles), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1914-10-01 Michael Goodliffe, Cheshire England, actor (5th Day of Peace)
  • 1914-10-02 Charles Drake, Bayside actor (Air Force, Glenn Miller Story), born in NYC, New York
  • 1914-10-07 Alfred Drake, [Capurro], singer/actor (Kiss Me Kate), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1914-10-09 Edward Andrews, Griffin GA, actor (Tea & Sympathy, Glass Bottom Boat)
  • 1914-10-20 Fayard Nicholas, American actor (Big Broadcast of 1936)

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1914-10-26 Jackie Coogan, actor (Uncle Fester-Addams Family), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1984)

  • 1914-11-02 Ray Walston, American actor (My Favorite Martian, Damn Yankees), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2001)
  • 1914-11-06 Jonathan Harris, American actor (Dr Zachary Smith-Lost in Space), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1914-11-08 Norman Lloyd, actor (Auschlander-St Elsewhere), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1914-11-23 Roger Avon, Durham actor (d. 1998)
  • 1914-12-13 George "Tiger" Haynes, American jazz musician (The Three Flames) and actor (In the Heat of the Night, The Wiz), born in Frederiksted, St. Croix (d. 1994)
  • 1914-12-13 Samuel "Larry" K Parks, Olathe KS, actor (Jolson-Jolson Story)
  • 1914-12-24 Guus Verstraete Sr, [August de Graef], Dutch actor/dir (Black Magic)
  • 1914-12-26 Richard Widmark, Sunrise Mich, actor (Madigan, Judgement at Nuremberg)
  • 1914-12-28 Bernard Youens, British actor (Coronation Street)
  • 1914-12-28 Lee Bowman, actor (Ellery Queen, Miami Undercover), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1914-12-31 Pat Brady, actor (Roy Rodgers Show), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1915-01-09 Fernando Lamas, Argentine American actor and director ("You look marvelous"), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1982)
  • 1915-01-21 Alan Hewitt, American actor (Det Brennan-My Favorite Martian), born in NYC, New York (d. 1986)
  • 1915-01-26 William Hopper, American actor (Paul Drake-Perry Mason), born in NYC, New York
  • 1915-01-30 Dorothy Dell, actor (Little Miss Marker, Wharf Angel)
  • 1915-02-04 William Talman, actor (Crashout, Hamilton-Perry Mason), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1915-02-07 Eddie Bracken, American actor (Summer Stock, Young & Willing), born in Astoria, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1915-02-09 Lennard Pearce, English actor (d. 1984)
  • 1915-02-12 Lorne Greene, actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica), born in Ottawa, Canada
  • 1915-02-13 Lyle Betther, actor (Harry-Grand Jury, Lone Ranger), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1915-02-20 Philip Friend, Horsham England, actor (Vulture, Fur Collar)
  • 1915-02-22 Dan Seymour, actor (We the People, Sing It Again), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1915-02-23 Jon Hall, American actor (Ramar of the Jungle), born in Fresno, California (d. 1979)
  • 1915-02-28 Zero "Samuel" Mostel, actor (Fiddler on the Roof), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1915-03-08 Tapio Rautavaara, Finnish athlete, actor, and singer (d. 1979)
  • 1915-03-15 Richard Ward, Glenside Pa, actor (Beacon Hill)
  • 1915-03-22 Georgiy Zhzhonov, Russian actor and writer (d. 2005)
  • 1915-04-01 Otto Wilhelm Fischer, Austrian actor (d. 2004)
  • 1915-04-07 Stanley Adams, American actor (d. 1977)

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1915-04-10 Harry Morgan, American actor (December Bride, M*A*S*H, Dragnet), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2011)

  • 1915-04-16 Gerard McLarnon, actor/writer
  • 1915-04-21 Anthony Quinn, Mexican actor, Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia)
  • 1915-05-04 Curt Conway, actor (Raw Deal), born in Boston, Massachusetts

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1915-05-06 Orson Welles [George], American actor (Citizen Kane, War of the Worlds), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin (d. 1985)

Actor and Director Orson Welles
Actor and Director
Orson Welles
  • 1915-05-08 John Archer, Osceola Nebraska, actor (Destination: Moon)
  • 1915-05-10 Bert van Dongen, [Abraham J. Cohen], singer, impressionist and actor
  • 1915-05-20 Peter Copley, actor (Victim, King & Country)
  • 1915-05-26 Sam Edwards, American actor (d. 2004)
  • 1915-05-28 Scott McKay, Pleasantville Iowa, actor (Stage Door)
  • 1915-06-01 John Randolph, American actor (King Kong, Lucan, Lucas Tanner, Angie), born in NYC, New York
  • 1915-06-23 Dennis Price, English actor (Kind Hearts and Coronets, Separate Tables), born in Twyford, England (d. 1973)
  • 1915-08-02 Gary Merrill, American actor (Young Dr Kildare, All About Eve), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1915-08-22 Hugh Paddick, English actor (Round the Horne), born in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, England (d. 2000)
  • 1915-08-24 Ronald Ibbs, Irish actor (No Hiding Place, The Saint), born in Hendon, Middlesex, England (d. 1990)
  • 1915-09-02 Meinhardt Raabe, American actor (The Wizard of Oz), born in Watertown, Wisconsin (d. 2010)
  • 1915-09-08 Frank Cady, actor (Mr Drucker-Green Acres), (d. 2012)
  • 1915-09-10 Edmond O'Brien, American actor (Sam Benedict, Johnny Midnight), born in NYC, New York
  • 1915-09-14 Douglas Kennedy, NY, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold)
  • 1915-09-15 John Conte, Plamer Mass, actor (Mantovani)
  • 1915-09-15 Ismail Yasin, Egyptian comedian and actor (d. 1972)
  • 1915-09-19 Germán Valdés, Mexican actor, singer and comedian (d. 1973)
  • 1915-09-22 Arthur Lowe, Hayfield England, actor (Captain Mainwaring-Dad's Army)
  • 1915-09-24 Larry Gates, actor (Guiding Light, Body Snatchers), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1915-10-13 Cornel Wilde, American actor (High Sierra, 5th Musketeer), born in NYC, New York
  • 1915-10-18 Victor Sen Yung, actor (Hop Sing-Bonanza, Bachelor Family), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1915-10-19 Farid al-Atrash, Syrian composer, musician, and actor (d. 1974)
  • 1915-11-01 Michael Denison, English actor (Importance of Being Ernest), born in York, England (d. 1988)
  • 1915-11-23 John Dehner, [Forkum], actor (Big Hawaii, Bare Essence), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1915-11-26 Herbert Joeks, [Herbert J van Hugten], Dutch actor (Snip & Snap, Pipo)
  • 1915-12-07 Eli Wallach, American actor (Magnificent 7, The Misfits, People Next Door), born in Brooklyn New York, (d. 2014)

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1915-12-12 Frank Sinatra, American singer (Strangers in the Night, My Way) and actor (From Here to Eternity) known as 'old blue eyes', born in Hoboken, New Jersey (d. 1998)

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • 1915-12-13 Curd "Curt" Jürgens, German actor (Enemy Below, Longest Day), born in Munich. Germany (d. 1982)
  • 1915-12-13 Mark Stevens, actor (Big Town, Martin Kane), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1915-12-13 Curd Jürgens, German-born Austrian actor (d. 1982)
  • 1915-12-14 Dan Dailey, American dancer and actor (Gov Drinkwater-Governor & JJ), born in NYC, New York
  • 1916-01-11 Bernard Blier, actor (Les Miserables), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1916-01-12 House Peters Jr., American actor (King of the Rocket Man), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1916-02-13 James Griffith, actor (Sheriff of Cochise), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1916-02-14 Edward Platt, actor (Chief-Get Smart), born in Staten Island, New York

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1401 - 1,500 of 3,341

  • 1982-05-14 Hugh Beaumont, actor (Ward-Leave it to Beaver), dies at 73
  • 1982-05-25 Larry J Blake, actor (Earth vs the Flying Saucers), dies at 68
  • 1982-06-15 Neil Fitzgerald, Irish actor (Bride of Frankenstein), dies at 90
  • 1982-06-18 Curd "Curt" Jürgens, German actor (Enemy Below, Longest Day), dies of an acute heart attack at 66
  • 1982-06-22 Alan Webb, British actor (King Lear, Taming of Shrew, Challenge of Lassie), dies at 75
  • 1982-06-27 Jack Mullaney, actor (My Living Doll, It's About Time), dies at 49
  • 1982-07-06 Russell Thorson, actor (One Man's Family), dies at 72
  • 1982-07-07 Fred Stuthman, actor (Henry Adler-Hello Larry), dies at 63
  • 1982-07-12 Kenneth More, British actor (Genevieve), dies of Parkinson's disease at 67
  • 1982-07-13 John Alexander, actor (Alien PI), dies at 85
  • 1982-07-16 Patrick Dewaere, actor (Catherine & Co), shoots self at 35
  • 1982-07-19 John Harvey, stage and film actor (b. 1911)
  • 1982-07-23 Vic Morrow, American actor (Cimmaron), killed by helicopter crash during the filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" at 53
  • 1982-07-27 Dan Seymour, actor (We the People, Sing it Again), dies at 67
  • 1982-07-29 Harold Sakata, actor (Kenji-Sarge), dies at 62
  • 1982-08-11 Tom Drake, actor (Green Years, Warkill), dies of lung cancer at 63

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1982-08-12 Henry Fonda, actor (On Golden Pond), dies of heart disease at 77

  • 1982-08-13 Charles Walters, US actor/choreographer/dir (High Society), dies at 70
  • 1982-08-14 Patrick Magee, Northern Irish actor (Clockwork Orange, King Lear), dies at 60
  • 1982-08-17 Barney Phillips, actor (Dragnet, Felony Squad), dies at 68
  • 1982-08-25 John AM "Hans" van Tongeren, actor (Hunk), commits suicide at 27
  • 1982-09-02 Jay Novello, actor (Harum Scarum, Rebel Breed), dies of cancer at 78
  • 1982-09-02 Tom Baker, US actor, dies of a drug overdose in New York at 42
  • 1982-09-03 Michael Thoma, actor (8 is Enough, Fame), dies at 55
  • 1982-09-12 Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor and radio play director (Tomorrow It Will Be Better), dies at 89
  • 1982-09-13 Philip Ober, American actor (Gen Stone-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 80
  • 1982-09-16 Rolfe Sedan, American actor (Young Frankenstein, Ninotchka, George Burns Show), dies at 86
  • 1982-09-28 Larry Breeding, actor (Who's Watching the Kids), dies on 36th birthday
  • 1982-10-08 Fernando Lamas, Argentine American actor and director (Lost World), dies of cancer at 67
  • 1982-10-24 James Philbrook, actor (Islanders, Investigators), dies at 58
  • 1982-11-01 James Broderick, actor (Doug-Family), dies of cancer at 55
  • 1982-11-16 Arthur Askey, British actor (Bees in Paradise, Ghost Train), dies at 82
  • 1982-11-18 Donald Dillaway, actor (Min & Bill, Platinum Blonde), dies at 78
  • 1982-11-23 "Reverend" Grady Nutt, actor (Hee Haw), dies at 47
  • 1982-11-25 Robert Coote, actor (MacBeth), dies in NYC of a heart attack at 73
  • 1982-11-26 Dan Tobin, actor (I Married Joan, My Favorite Martian), dies at 73
  • 1982-11-26 Robert Coote, actor (Timmy-Rogues, Theodore-Nero Wolfe), dies at 73
  • 1982-12-09 Joey Forman, actor (Sid Caesar Show, Joey Bishop Show), dies at 53
  • 1982-12-10 Freeman "Amos" Gosden, US radio actor (Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 83
  • 1982-12-10 Freeman Gosden, American writer and actor (The Amos 'n' Andy Show, Calvin and the Colonel), dies at 83
  • 1982-12-23 Jack Webb, actor (Joe Friday-Dragnet), dies of a heart attack at 62
  • 1983-01-02 Dick Emery, actor (Yellow Submarine, Loot, Baby Love), dies at 65
  • 1983-01-08 Ron Frazer, Australian actor (b. 1924)
  • 1983-01-13 Arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74
  • 1983-01-13 John McHugh, actor (Unspeakable), dies of a heart attack at 69
  • 1983-01-15 Shepperd Strudwick, actor (Psychomania), dies of cancer at 75
  • 1983-01-17 Doodles Weaver, actor/comedian (Ring of Fire), shoots himself at 71
  • 1983-01-27 Louis De Funes, French actor and writer (The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacobs), dies at 68
  • 1983-01-27 Robert Christian, actor (Bustin' Loose), dies of cancer at 42
  • 1983-02-04 Jim Ameche, actor (Festival of Stars), dies at 68
  • 1983-02-10 Eduard Franz, American actor (Zorro), dies at 80
  • 1983-02-20 Ray Vitte, actor (Doc, Cody-Quest), killed by police at 33
  • 1983-03-07 Robert Bray, actor (Corey-Lassie, Simon-Stagecoach West), dies at 65
  • 1983-03-14 Maurice Ronet, actor (Circle of Love, Frantic, Sphinx), dies at 55
  • 1983-03-27 James Hayter, actor (Pickwick Papers, Trio, Great Game), dies at 75
  • 1983-03-31 Stephen Murray, English actor (Guilty, Silent Dust, Master Spy), dies at 70
  • 1983-04-07 Gavin Gordon, television actor (Romance, Lone Cowboy), dies at 82
  • 1983-04-15 Rodolfo Hoyos, actor (Luis-Viva Valdez), dies at 68
  • 1983-04-22 Walter Slezak, Austrian actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Inspector General), commits suicide at 80
  • 1983-04-26 Vaughn Taylor, actor (Johnny Jupiter), dies at 72
  • 1983-04-30 Jerry Hatsuo Fujikawa, actor (Uncle Matsu-Mr T & Tina), dies at 71
  • 1983-05-05 John Williams, British actor (Family Affair, Dial M for Murder), dies at 80

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1983-05-31 Jack Dempsey, former heavyweight boxing champ/actor, dies at 86

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey
  • 1983-06-03 Nanna, Rafi Khawar, Lollywood actor, Lahore
  • 1983-07-15 Eddie Foy Jr [Edwin Fitzgerald Jr], American actor (The Pajama Game, Fair Exchange), dies of cancer at 78

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1983-07-29 David Niven, British actor (Around the World in 80 Days, Rugues), dies in Switzerland at 73

  • 1983-07-29 Raymond Massey, Canadian actor (Dr Kildare), dies of pneumonia at 86
  • 1983-08-01 Peter Arne, actor (Straw Dogs), bludgeoned to death in London at 62
  • 1983-08-15 Anthony Costello, actor (Blue), dies at 42
  • 1983-08-24 Jack Somack, actor (Ball Four, Stockard Channing Show), dies at 64
  • 1983-08-26 Mike Kellin, actor (Honestly Celeste), dies at 61 of cancer
  • 1983-08-29 Simon Oakland, actor (Toma, Kolchak, Baa Baa Black Sheep), dies at 61
  • 1983-09-26 Tino Rossi, French singer and actor, dies at 76
  • 1983-09-27 Tino Rossi, singer/actor (Destins, Belle Menuniere), dies at 76
  • 1983-09-30 William Elliott, American actor (Bernie Loves Bridget", "Adam 12"), dies at 49

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1983-10-10 Sir Ralph Richardson, English actor (Richard III), dies at 80

  • 1983-10-14 Paul Fix, American actor (Rifleman), dies of kidney failure at 82
  • 1983-10-15 Pat O'Brien, American actor (Knute Rockne, Angels with Dirty Faces), dies of heart attack at 83
  • 1983-11-15 John Le Mesurier, British actor (Jabberwocky, Dad's Army), dies at 71
  • 1983-11-19 Peter Coffield, Ill, actor (Kevin-W E B), dies at 37
  • 1983-11-20 Marcel Dalio [Israel Moshe Blauschild], French actor (Sabrina, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Casablanca), dies at 83
  • 1983-11-20 Richard Loo, actor, (China Sky), dies of cardio-pulmonary arrest
  • 1983-11-22 Michael Conrad, actor (Hill Street Blues), dies of cancer at 58
  • 1983-11-28 Christopher George, American actor (Chisum, Heist), dies of heart attack at 52
  • 1983-12-08 Slim Pickins, actor (Blazing Saddles), dies after brain surgery at 64
  • 1983-12-09 David Rounds, actor (Terence-Beacon Hill), dies at 53
  • 1983-12-10 Patrick O'Moore, actor (Jungle Gents), dies at 74
  • 1983-12-21 Rod Cameron, actor (Santa Fe Passage, Stampede), dies at 73
  • 1983-12-28 William Demarest, American actor (My 3 Sons), dies from pneumonia and prostate cancer at 91
  • 1983-12-31 Frank Link, actor (Burns & Schreiber Comedy Show), dies at 46
  • 1984-01-11 Jack La Rue, American actor and TV narrator (Lights Out, Mouthpiece, My Favorite Brunette), dies at 81
  • 1984-01-20 Johnny Weissmuller [Peter Johann Weißmüller], Hungarian actor (Tarzan) and 100m swimmer (Oly-5 gold-1924, 28), dies at 79
  • 1984-02-07 Brooks West, actor (Richard-My Friend Irma), dies at 67
  • 1984-02-15 Avon Long, dancer/actor (Roots: Next Generation), dies of cancer at 73
  • 1984-02-29 Roland Culver, English actor (Thunderball), dies of heart problems at 83

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1984-03-01 Jackie Coogan, actor (Uncle Fester-Addams Family), dies at 69

  • 1984-03-02 Louis Basile, actor (Louie-The Super), dies at 48
  • 1984-03-04 Geoffrey Lumsden, British actor (b. 1914)
  • 1984-03-05 William Powell, American actor (My Man Godfrey), dies at 91
  • 1984-03-06 Henry Wilcoxon, British actor (Cleopatra, Jericho, The Ten Commandments), dies from heart failure and cancer at 78