On This Day

Actors in History (Part 17)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1601 - 1,700 of 7,264

  • 1917-01-01 Albert Mol, Dutch actor (Kant aan m'n broek!), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • 1917-01-16 William "Buddy" Lester, American comedian and actor (Barney Miller, Phil Silvers Show), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2002)
  • 1917-01-17 M. G. Ramachandran, Indian actor & politician, born in Kandy, Sri Lanka (d. 1987)

Person of interestErnest Borgnine

1917-01-24 Ernest Borgnine, American actor (Ice Station Zebra, McHale's Navy, Marty), born in Hamden, Connecticut (d. 2012)

  • 1917-01-29 John Raitt, American stage and screen singer and actor (Carousel; Pajama Game), born in Santa Ana, California (d. 2005)
  • 1917-02-19 Richard "Dick" Emery, British comedian and actor (Yellow Submarine, Loot, Baby Love), born in London, England (d. 1983)

Person of interestDesi Arnaz

1917-03-02 Desi Arnaz, Cuban-American actor and singer (Ricky Ricardo-I Love Lucy), born in Santiago de Cuba (d. 1986)

Actor Desi Arnaz
Actor
Desi Arnaz
  • 1917-03-07 Davis Roberts, American actor (Westworld, Star Trek, The Killers), born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 1993)
  • 1917-03-23 Kenneth Tobey, American actor (The Thing from Another World, Innerspace, Whirlybirds), born in Oakland, California (d. 2002)
  • 1917-03-30 Herbert Anderson, American character actor (Dennis The Menace, Battleground), born in Oakland, California (d. 1994)
  • 1917-04-01 Leon Janney (Ramon), American actor (Charly, Stolen Paradise, Hawk), born in Ogden, Utah (d. 1980)
  • 1917-04-02 Robert "Dabbs" Greer, American actor (Gunsmoke, The Green Mile, Little House on Prairie), born in Fairview, Missouri (d. 2007)
  • 1917-04-07 R G Armstrong [Robert Golden], American actor (Predator, Dick Tracey, T.H.E. Cat), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2012)
  • 1917-04-09 Brad Dexter [Boris Milanovich], American actor (Macao, The Magnificent Seven), born in Goldfield, Nevada (d. 2002)
  • 1917-04-15 Hans Conried, American actor (Peter Pan; Bullwinkle Show; Make Room for Daddy - "Uncle Tonoose"; The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1982)
  • 1917-04-16 Barry Nelson, American actor, first actor to play James Bond, born in San Francisco, California (d. 2007)
  • 1917-04-28 Robert Cornthwaite, American actor (Thing, War of the Worlds, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?), born in St. Helens, Oregon (d. 2006)
  • 1917-05-01 Giovanni "John" Beradino, American MLB infielder (St. Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians) and actor (General Hospital), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1996)
  • 1917-05-03 George Gaynes, Dutch-Finnish-American singer, stage and screen actor (Tootsie; Police Academy; General Hospital), born in Helsinki, Grand Duchy of Finland, Russian Empire (d. 2016)
  • 1917-05-07 David Tomlinson, British actor (Mary Poppins, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Helter Skelter), born in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England (d. 2000)
  • 1917-05-09 John Arnatt, British actor (A Challenge for Robin Hood, Circumstantial Evidence), born in Petrograd, Russia (d. 1999)
  • 1917-05-18 James Donald, Scottish actor (Bridge on River Kwai, Vikings, In Which We Serve, Way Ahead), born in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland (d. 1993)
  • 1917-05-21 Raymond Burr, Canadian-American actor (Perry Mason, Ironsides, Godzilla), born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada (d. 1993)
  • 1917-05-22 Nathan Davis, American actor (Dunston Checks In, Holes, Code of Silence), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)
  • 1917-05-25 Steve Cochran [Robert Alexander Cochran], American actor (Mozambique, Gay Senotiys, Dallas), born in Eureka, California (d. 1965)
  • 1917-05-28 Marshall Reed, American actor (The Madmen of Mandoras, Mysterious Island), born in Englewood, Colorado (d. 1980)
  • 1917-06-02 Max Showalter, American actor and composer (Kansas, Niagara, Stockard Channing Show in Caldwell), born in Caldwell, Kansas (d. 2000)
  • 1917-06-03 Leo Gorcey, American actor (Bowery Boys, Road to Zanzibar), born in NYC, New York (d. 1969)
  • 1917-06-04 Robert Merrill [Moishe Miller], American operatic baritone (NY Metropolitan Opera, 1945-76), and actor, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2004)

Person of interestDean Martin

1917-06-07 Dean Martin [Dino Paul Crocetti], American singer ("That's Amore"; "Everybody Loves Somebody"; "Sway"), comedian and actor (Martin and Lewis, The Dean Martin Show), born in Steubenville, Ohio (d. 1995)

Actor, Comedian and Singer Dean Martin
Actor, Comedian and Singer
Dean Martin
  • 1917-06-15 Alfred "Lash" LaRue, American actor (Lash of the West, Wyatt Earp), born in Gretna, Louisiana, United States (d. 1996)
  • 1917-06-18 Richard Boone, American actor (The Richard Boone Show, Have Gun Will Travel), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1981)
  • 1917-06-20 Igor Śmiałowski, Polish actor (Lalka, Znachor, Niedaleko Warszawy), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2006)
  • 1917-07-08 Glenn Langan, American actor (Amazing Colossal Man, Margie, Jungle Heat, Rapture), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1991)
  • 1917-07-16 William Bishop, American actor (Black Eagle, Adventures in Silverado, It's a Great Life), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 1959)
  • 1917-07-23 Kurt Kreuger, Swiss-German actor (Fear, Unfaithfully Yours), born in Michenberg, Germany (d. 2006)
  • 1917-07-27 Bourvil [André Robert Raimbourg], French actor and singer (Le Corniaud; La Grande Vadrouille), born in Prétot-Vicquemare, France (d. 1970)
  • 1917-07-30 Eddy Grove, American actor (Dragnet, The Silent Service, Medic), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1917-08-06 Robert Mitchum, American actor (Out of the Past, Winds of War, North & South), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 1997)
  • 1917-08-25 Mel Ferrer, American actor (Longest Day, Eaten Alive, 5th Floor), born in Elberon, New Jersey (d. 2008)
  • 1917-09-09 Rolf Wenkhaus, German actor (Spoiling the Game, S.A.-Mann Brand), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1942)
  • 1917-09-11 Herbert Lom, Czech-born British actor (Pink Panther, Dorian Gray), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 2012)
  • 1917-09-11 Henderson Forsythe, American actor (As the World Turns, Crisis at Central High), born in Macon, Missouri (d. 2006)
  • 1917-09-17 Peter Bennett, British actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover, The Adventures of Robin Hood), born in London, England (d. 1989)
  • 1917-09-20 Fernando Rey [Arambillet], Spanish actor (The French Connection, Matter of Time), born in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain (d. 1994)
  • 1917-09-22 Peter Adams [James H Adams II], American actor (Zorro, Kraft Mystery Theater, Alternative), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1987)
  • 1917-10-12 Hans Bentz van den Berg, Dutch actor (Last Train), born in Blaricum, Netherlands (d. 1976)
  • 1917-10-23 Robert Bray, American actor (Corey-Lassie, Stagecoach West), born in Kalispell, Montana (d. 1983)
  • 1917-10-28 Jack Soo [Goro Suzuki], Japanese-American actor (Flower Drum Song, Barney Miller), born in Oakland, California (d. 1979)
  • 1917-11-04 Leonardo Cimino, Italian-American actor (The Monster Squad, V, Dune, Waterworld, Hudson Hawk), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1917-11-13 Robert Sterling, American actor (George Kirby-Adv of Topper), born in New Castle, Pennsylvania (d. 2006)
  • 1917-11-16 John Whiting, British actor, dramatist and critic (PT Raiders, The Devils, The Good Companions), born in Salisbury, England (d. 1963)
  • 1917-12-01 William Tracy, American actor (To the Shores of Tripoli, The Shop Around the Corner), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • 1917-12-02 Ezra Stone [Chaim Feinstone], American director, actor and producer (My Living Doll, Henry Aldrich), born in New Bedford, Massachusetts (d. 1994)
  • 1917-12-13 Dave Street [Patrick Devlin], American actor and singer (Moonrise, I Surrender Dear, Broadway Open House), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1971)
  • 1917-12-13 John Hart, American actor (The Lone Ranger, The Adventures of Captain Africa), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • 1917-12-18 Raiford "Ossie" Davis, American actor, director, author, and civil rights activist (Purlie Victorious, Do the Right Thing, Hot Stuff, Man Called Adam), born in Cogdell, Clinch County, Georgia (d. 2005)
  • 1918-01-13 Stephen "Steve" Dunne, American actor (Professional Father, Shock), born in Northampton, Massachusetts (d. 1977)
  • 1918-01-24 John McLiam [Williams], Canadian actor (First Blood, Sleeper, Men From Shiloh), born in Alberta, Canada (d. 1994)
  • 1918-01-26 Vito Scotti [Scozarri], American actor (The Godfather, Flying Nun, Barefoot in the Park), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1996)
  • 1918-01-29 John Forsythe, actor (Bachelor Father, Charlie's Angels, Dynasty), born in Penns Grove, New Jersey (d. 2010)
  • 1918-01-30 David Opatoshu [Opatovsky], American actor & writer (Star Trek, Bonino, Secret Empire, Masada), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1918-02-15 Allan Arbus, American actor and photographer (M*A*S*H, Greaser's Palace, Curb Your Enthusiasm), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1918-02-28 Alfred Burke, British actor (Public Eye, Backfire, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets), born in London, England (d. 2011)
  • 1918-03-01 Roger Delgado, English actor (Doctor Who, Agent 8 3/4, Hot Enough for June), born in London, England (d. 1973)
  • 1918-03-14 Dennis Patrick, American actor (Dear Dead Delilah, Dallas, Rituals), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • 1918-03-30 Joseph Allen Jr, American actor (The Night Before the Divorce, Motor Madness), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1962)
  • 1918-04-07 Ronald Howard, British actor (Naked Edge, Come September, Murder She Said), born in Norwood, England (d. 1996)
  • 1918-04-15 John Baragrey, American actor (Creeper, The Loves of Carmen), born in Haleyville, Alabama (d. 1975)

Person of interestSpike Milligan

1918-04-16 Spike Milligan, Irish-British actor and comedian (The Goon Show, 3 Musketeers), born in Ahmednagar, India (d. 2002)

Comedian and author Spike Milligan
Comedian and author
Spike Milligan

Person of interestWilliam Holden

1918-04-17 William Holden [Beedle], American actor (The Blue Knight, Sunset Boulevard, Sabrina, The Bridge on the River Kwai), born in O'Fallon, Illinois (d. 1981)

  • 1918-04-26 Stafford Repp, American actor (Playhouse 90, Batman, Plunder Road), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1974)
  • 1918-05-12 Oscar Beregi Jr, Hungarian actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1976)
  • 1918-05-15 Joseph Wiseman, Canadian actor (Dr No, Viva Zapata, Les Miserables), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2009)
  • 1918-05-18 Massimo Girotti, Italian actor (Last Tango in Paris, In the Name of the Law), born in Mogliano, Marche, Italy (d. 2003)
  • 1918-05-27 Kam Fong Chun, American actor (Hawaii Five-0, Magnum, P.I.), born in Kalihi, Territory of Hawaii (d. 2002)
  • 1918-06-03 Patrick Cargill, British actor (Help!, No Wreath for the General, Hammerhead), born in London, England (d. 1996)
  • 1918-06-06 Richard Crane, American character actor (Surfside 6, Rocky Jones, Space Ranger), born in New Castle, Indiana (d. 1969)
  • 1918-06-06 Kenneth Connor, English comedian and actor, best known for his "Carry On" films, born in Islington, London (d. 1993)
  • 1918-06-08 Robert Preston [Meservey], American actor (Music Man, Mame, Last Starfighter), born in Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1987)
  • 1918-06-09 Rob de Vries, actor and director (Ciske de Rat, Silent Raid), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1969)
  • 1918-06-10 Herbert "Barry" Morse, British-Canadian actor (The Fugitive, Space: 1999, Winds of War), born in Shoreditch, London (d. 2008)
  • 1918-06-13 Ben Johnson, American actor (Chisum, Battle Force, Dillinger), born in Foraker, Shidler, Oklahoma (d. 1996)
  • 1918-06-22 Richard Eastham, American actor (Battle for the Planet of the Apes, Falcon Crest), born in Opelousas, Louisiana (d. 2005)
  • 1918-06-25 Ken Mayers, American actor (Little Big Man, Dick Tracey, Space Patrol), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1985)
  • 1918-07-06 Sebastian Cabot, British actor (Kismet; Family Affair - "Mr. French", Time Machine), born in London, England (d. 1977)
  • 1918-07-08 Craig Stevens [Gail Shikles Jr.], American actor (Craig-Dallas, Peter Gunn), born in Liberty, Missouri (d. 2000)
  • 1918-07-16 Bayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor (Okey Ka Fairy Ko!), born in San Pablo, Laguna, Philippine Islands (d. 1989)
  • 1918-08-03 Jordan Whitfield, American actor (Bomba the Jungle Boy, Lord of the Jungle, Swamp Fox), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • 1918-08-03 Larry Haines [Hecht], American actor (The Odd Couple, Search for Tomorrow), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1918-08-05 Tom Drake [Alfred Sinclair Alderdice], American actor (Meet Me In St. Louis; Warlock), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1982)
  • 1918-08-17 Mort Marshall [Mortimer Haig Lichtenstein], American actor (Kiss Me Deadly, Dumplings), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • 1918-08-25 Richard Greene, English composer and actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood), born in Plymouth, Devon, England (d. 1985)
  • 1918-09-05 Luis Alcoriza, Mexican screenwriter, film director, and actor, born in Badajoz, Mexico (d. 1992)
  • 1918-09-14 Jack Somack, American actor (Ball Four, The Frisco Kid, Stockard Channing Show), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1983)
  • 1918-09-21 Rand Brooks [Arlington Rand Brooks Jr.], American actor (Gone with the Wind, Rin Tin Tin), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • 1918-09-27 James McCallion, Scottish actor (Coogan's Bluff, Vera Cruz), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1991)
  • 1918-09-28 Arnold Stang, American comedian and actor (Broadside, Milton Berle, Top Cat), born in New York City (d. 2009)
  • 1918-09-29 Don Castle, American actor (Born to Speed, Tombstone, Motor Patrol), born in Beaumont, Texas (d. 1966)
  • 1918-10-07 Helmut Dantine, Austrian-American actor (Shadow of the Cloak), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1982)

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1601 - 1,700 of 3,863

  • 1985-04-25 Murray Matheson, actor (Felix-Banacek), dies at 72
  • 1985-04-25 Richard Haydn, British actor (The Sound of Music; Alice in Wonderland), dies from a heart attack at 80
  • 1985-05-01 George Pravda, Czech actor, dies at 68
  • 1985-05-02 Hal LeRoy [John LeRoy Schotte], American vaudeville, Broadway and film dancer (Ziegfeld's Follies of 1931), dies at 71 after surgery
  • 1985-05-08 Adolphus "Dolph" Sweet, American actor (Gimme a Break, Which Way is Up), dies of cancer at 64
  • 1985-05-08 Redmond "Edmond" O'Brien, American actor (The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Sam Benedict, Johnny Midnight), dies of Alzheimer's at 69
  • 1985-05-11 Jorja Curtright, American actor (Whistle Stop), dies of a heart attack at 89
  • 1985-05-15 Jackie Curtis, actor (Underground USA), dies of a drug overdose at 38
  • 1985-05-17 Hugh Burden, actor (Night of Laughing Dead), dies at 72
  • 1985-05-18 Tex Terry, American actor (Apache Rose, Timberjack), dies at 82
  • 1985-05-20 George Memmoli, actor (Earl-Hello Larry), dies at 46
  • 1985-06-01 Richard Greene, English composer and actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 67
  • 1985-06-06 Siem Devout, Dutch actor, dies at 54
  • 1985-06-10 George Chandler, American actor (Fury, Lassie, The Fatal Glass of Beer), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 86
  • 1985-06-28 James Craig [Meador], American actor (Devil & Daniel Webster, Cyclops), dies of lung cancer at 73
  • 1985-06-28 Lambros Konstantaras, Greek actor (O blofatzis, Anna of Rhodes), dies at 72
  • 1985-07-09 Rafael Campos, actor (Ramon-Rhoda, Sancho-V), dies of cancer at 49
  • 1985-07-21 Mickey Shaughnessy, actor (Chicago Teddy Bears), dies at 65
  • 1985-07-28 Grant Williams, American actor (Hawaiian Eye, Incredible Shrinking Man), dies of toxic poisoning at 54
  • 1985-07-29 James F Nolan, actor (Dante), dies of cancer at 69
  • 1985-08-02 Frank Faylen, American actor (It's a Wonderful Life, Funny Girl), dies of pneumonia at 79
  • 1985-08-12 Kyu Sakamoto, Japanese singer and actor, dies in JAL 123 crash at 43
  • 1985-08-29 Patrick Barr, English actor (Black Orchid, On the Run), dies at 77
  • 1985-09-04 George O'Brien, American actor (Sunrise: A Song of Two Human), dies of a stroke at 85
  • 1985-09-23 Mickey Simpson, actor (Wagonmaster), dies of a heart attack at 72
  • 1985-09-27 Lloyd Nolan, American actor (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Peyton Place), dies of lung cancer at 83
  • 1985-10-02 George Savalas, Greek-American actor (Kojak, Kelly's Heroes), dies of leukaemia at 58

Person of interestRock Hudson

1985-10-02 Rock Hudson, American actor (Pillow Talk, A Farewell to Arms, Ice Station Zebra), dies of AIDS-related complications at 59

  • 1985-10-02 Sidney Clute, American actor (Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey), dies at 69
  • 1985-10-03 Maurice Copeland, American actor (Ralph-Those Young Charmings), dies at 74

Person of interestOrson Welles

1985-10-10 Orson Welles, American actor and director (Citizen Kane, War of the Worlds), dies of a heart attack at 70

Actor and Director Orson Welles
Actor and Director
Orson Welles

Person of interestYul Brynner

1985-10-10 Yul Brynner, Russian-Swiss actor (The King and I, The Ten Commandments), dies of cancer at 65

  • 1985-10-16 Claude Stroud, American actor (Breakfast at Tiffany's; Ted Knight Show; Duke), dies at 78
  • 1985-10-29 John Lodge, American actor (Witchmaker) and politician (79th Governor of Connecticut), dies at 82
  • 1985-10-30 Kirby Grant, American actor (Rustlers Round-Up, Yukon Gold, Sky King), dies in an auto accident at 74
  • 1985-10-31 Poul Reichhardt, Danish actor (Soldaten og Jenny, Det gælder os alle), dies at 72

Person of interestPhil Silvers

1985-11-01 Phil Silvers, American comedian and actor (Sgt Bilko-Phil Silvers Show), dies in his sleep at 73

Comedian and Actor Phil Silvers
Comedian and Actor
Phil Silvers
  • 1985-11-06 Joel Crothers, American actor (Edge of Night), dies of a heart attack at 44
  • 1985-11-06 Sanjeev Kumar [Harihar Jariwala], Indian Bollywood actor (Angoor, Dastak, Koshish), dies of a heart attack at 47
  • 1985-11-17 Jimmy Ritz, American actor and comedian (Ritz Brothers-Blazing Stewardesses), dies of heart failure at 81
  • 1985-11-19 Stepin Fetchit [Lincoln Perry], American actor (Miracle in Harlem) 1st African American film star, dies of pneumonia 83
  • 1985-11-27 Harry Harvey Sr, American actor (It's a Man's World), dies at 84
  • 1985-11-29 Bill Scott, American voice actor, producer and writer (Mr Peabody, Bullwinkle), dies of a heart attack at 65
  • 1985-12-02 Alex Courtney, actor (Sword of Justice), dies
  • 1985-12-03 Sam Gillman, actor (Sam-Shane), dies at 70
  • 1985-12-21 Kamatari Fujiwara, Japanese film actor (Seven Samurai, The Hidden Fortress, Yojimbo), dies of a heart attack at 80

Person of interestRicky Nelson

1985-12-31 (Eric) "Ricky" Nelson, American Rock Star ("Hello Mary Lou"; "It's Late"; "Garden Party") and actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies in a plane crash at 45

Rock Star and Actor Ricky Nelson
Rock Star and Actor
Ricky Nelson
  • 1986-01-24 Gordon MacRae, American singer and actor (Oklahoma!, Carousel), dies of pneumonia at 64
  • 1986-01-29 Leif Erickson, American actor (Invaders from Mars, On the Waterfront), dies at 74
  • 1986-02-10 Brian Aherne, British actor (I Confess, Titanic, Juarez), dies at 83
  • 1986-02-16 Howard Da Silva [Silverblatt], American actor (1776, The Lost Weekend, The Blue Dahlia), dies from lymphoma at 76
  • 1986-02-19 Adolfo Celi, Italian film actor and director (Next Man, Murders in Rue Morgue), dies at 63
  • 1986-02-19 Paul Stewart, American actor (Citizen Kane, Kiss Me Deadly), dies from a heart attack at 77
  • 1986-03-06 Adolph Caesar, actor (Club Paradise, Soldier's Story), dies

Person of interestRay Milland

1986-03-10 Ray Milland, Welsh actor (The Lost Weekend-Academy Award 1945), dies at 81

  • 1986-03-17 Hal Buckley, actor (John Quincy-OK Crackerby), dies at 49
  • 1986-03-22 Charles Starrett, American actor (The Mask of Fu Manchu, Bonanza Town), dies at 82
  • 1986-03-22 Derek Farr, British actor (8 O'Clock Walk, Doctor at Large), dies from cancer at 74
  • 1986-03-26 Bartlett Robinson, American actor (Wendy & Me, Mona McCluskey), dies at 73
  • 1986-03-28 Victor J Lopez, actor (Chuey-Man From Atlantis), dies at 39
  • 1986-03-29 Harry Ritz [Joachim], American actor and comedian (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie), dies at 78

Person of interestJames Cagney

1986-03-30 James Cagney, American actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 86

  • 1986-03-31 Jerry Paris, American director (Happy Days) and actor (The Dick Van Dyke Show- Jerry), dies at 60
  • 1986-04-13 Stephen Stucker, American actor (Trading Places, Airplane), dies at 38
  • 1986-04-15 Tim McIntire, American actor (Bob Younger-Legend of Jesse James), dies at 42
  • 1986-04-19 Alvin Childress, actor (Amos-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 78

Person of interestBroderick Crawford

1986-04-26 Broderick Crawford, American actor (All the King's Men, Highway Patrol), dies after a series of strokes at 74

  • 1986-05-03 Robert Alda, American actor (Supertrain, By Popular Demand), dies at 72
  • 1986-05-07 Jeffrey Mylett, American actor and songwriter, dies at 36
  • 1986-05-09 Herschel Bernardi, American actor (Arnie, Voice of Charlie the Tuna, Front), dies of a heart attack at 62
  • 1986-05-12 Lee Bonnell, American actor, dies at 67
  • 1986-05-22 Martin Gabel, American actor (Thief; Marnie; Lady In Cement), dies of a heart attack at 73
  • 1986-05-23 Sterling Hayden, actor (Blue & Gray), dies at 70
  • 1986-05-24 Gunnar Bjornstrand, Swedish actor (7th Seal, Devil's Eye), dies at 76
  • 1986-05-24 Yakima Canutt [Enos Edward], American rodeo cowboy, actor and director(Texas Terror), dies at 90
  • 1986-06-23 Nigel Stock, British actor (Lost Continent, Young Sherlock Holmes), dies at 66
  • 1986-06-29 Robert Drivas [Choromokos], American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Illustrated Man, Our Private World), dies of Aids complications at 47
  • 1986-07-01 Roy Poole, actor (Winds of War), dies at 62
  • 1986-07-15 Benny Rubin, American actor and comedian (Benny Rubin Show), dies at 87
  • 1986-08-19 Lorenzo Tucker 'the Black Valentino', American actor (Black King), dies at 79
  • 1986-08-20 Walter Brooke, actor (DA Scanlon-Green Hornet), dies at 71
  • 1986-08-23 Charles Janssens, Belgian actor (Mira, Malpertuis), dies at 80
  • 1986-08-25 Allen Case, actor (Deputy, Legend of Jesse James), dies at 51
  • 1986-08-26 Ted Knight [Tadeusz Wladyslaw Konopka], American actor (The Mary Tyler Moore Show - "Ted Baxter"; Too Close for Comfort), dies of colorectal cancer at 62
  • 1986-09-01 Murray Hamilton, American character actor (Rich Man Poor Man, Anatomy of a Murder), dies of lung cancer at 63
  • 1986-09-12 Frank Nelson, actor (Ralph-I Love Lucy, Jack Benny Show), dies at 75
  • 1986-09-26 Hugh Franklin, American soap opera actor (b. 1916)
  • 1986-09-28 Robert Helpmann, Australian actor, choreographer and dancer (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Don Quixote), dies at 77
  • 1986-10-14 Keenan Wynn, American actor (Dr Strangelove, Absent Minded Professor), dies at 70
  • 1986-10-22 Ivor Francis, actor (Dusty's Trail), dies at 68
  • 1986-10-25 Forrest Tucker, American actor (F Troop, Dusty Trail, The Crawling Eye), dies of lung cancer and emphysema at 67
  • 1986-10-29 Mimis Fotopoulos, Greek actor (b. 1913)
  • 1986-11-02 Paul Frees [Solomon Hersh Frees], American voice actor (voice of Boris Badenov in The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show), dies at 66
  • 1986-11-05 Claude Jutra, Québécois actor and film director (b. 1930)
  • 1986-11-10 Rogelio de la Rosa, Filipino actor and politician (b. 1916)
  • 1986-11-11 Roger C.Carmel, American actor (Mudd-Star Trek, Mothers-in-Law), dies at 54
  • 1986-11-17 Alan Hewitt, actor (Det Brennan-My Favorite Martian), dies at 71
  • 1986-11-21 Jerry Colonna, American actor (Jerry Colonna Show, Alice in Wonderland, Road to Singapore), dies at 82
  • 1986-11-21 Marcelino Sanchez, American actor (b. 1957)
  • 1986-11-22 Scatman Crothers [Benjamin], American actor, singer, dancer and musician (Chico and the Man, The Shining), dies at 76

Famous Actors