Actors in History (Part 17)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1601 - 1,700 of 6,992

  • 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, American actor (d. 1979)
  • 1917-10-29 Eddie Constantine, US/French actor (Lucky Jo, It Lives Again)
  • 1917-10-31 Thomas Hill, Canadian actor
  • 1917-11-04 Leonardo Cimino, Manhattan, New York, actor (V, Dune), (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 dramatist/actor (Saint's Day)
  • 1917-12-01 William Tracy, Pitts, actor (To the Shores of Tripoli)
  • 1917-12-02 Ezra Stone, American actor/producer (Henry Aldrich)
  • 1917-12-13 Dave Street, actor/singer (Broadway Open House), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1917-12-13 John Hart, American actor
  • 1917-12-18 Ossie Davis, Cogdell GA, actor/playwright (Hot Stuff, Man Called Adam)
  • 1918-01-06 Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat)
  • 1918-01-13 Stephen "Steve" Dunne, American actor (Professional Father, Shock), born in Northampton, Massachusetts (d. 1977)
  • 1918-01-22 Richard Eastham, actor (Falcon Crest) [or Jun 22], born in Opelousas, Louisiana
  • 1918-01-24 John McLiam, actor (Parker-Men From Shiloh), born in Alberta, Canada (d. 1994)
  • 1918-01-25 Ken Mayers, actor (Robbie Robertson-Space Patrol)
  • 1918-01-28 Vito Scotti, actor (Flying Nun, Barefoot in the Park), born in San Francisco, California
  • 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, American actor (Bonino, Secret Empire, Masada), born in NYC, New York
  • 1918-02-05 Charles J "Tim" Holt, US actor (Treasure of Sierra Madre)
  • 1918-02-05 Tim Holt, actor (Stagecoach, Hitler's Children), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1918-02-15 Alan Arbus, American actor (Dr Sidney Freedman-M*A*S*H), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1918-02-28 Alfred Burke, actor (Backfire), born in London, England
  • 1918-03-01 Roger Delgado, English actor (Agent 8 3/4, Hot Enough for June), born in London, England (d. 1973)
  • 1918-03-14 Dennis Patrick, actor (Dear Dead Delilah, Dallas, Rituals), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1918-03-30 Joseph Allen Jr, actor (Death of a Champion), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1918-04-07 Peter Aryans, [PCJ Vander], Dutch radio actor (Shoot Out)
  • 1918-04-07 Ronald Howard, Norwood England, actor (Naked Edge, Africa-Texas Style)
  • 1918-04-10 Lee Bergere, American actor (d. 2007)
  • 1918-04-15 John Baragrey, Haleyville AL, actor (Creeper, Colossus of NY)

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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

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1918-04-17 William Holden, American actor (Stalag 17, Bridge Over River Kwai, SOB), born in O'Fallon, Illinois (d. 1981)

  • 1918-04-26 Stafford Repp, California, actor (Chief O'Hara-Batman, Plunder Road)
  • 1918-05-12 Oscar Beregi Jr, Hungarian actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City)
  • 1918-05-15 Joseph Wiseman, actor (Dr No, Viva Zapata, Les Miserables), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1918-05-18 Massimo Girotti, Italian actor (d. 2003)
  • 1918-06-03 Patrick Cargill, British actor (Help, Hammerhead)
  • 1918-06-06 Richard Crane, Newcastle Ind, actor (Surfside 6)
  • 1918-06-08 Robert Preston, actor (Music Man, Mame, Last Starfighter), born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • 1918-06-09 Rob de Vries, Dutch WW II resistance fighter/dir/actor (Ciske de Rat)
  • 1918-06-10 Barry Morse, actor (Fugitive-Lt Philip Gerard, Winds of War)
  • 1918-06-13 Ben Johnson, Foraker Oklahoma, actor (Chisum, Battle Force, Dillinger), (d. 1996)
  • 1918-06-18 Bob Carroll, singer/actor (Stage Two Revue, Stranger)
  • 1918-06-22 Richard Eastham, actor (Not With My Wife) [or Jan 22], born in Opelousas, Louisiana
  • 1918-07-06 Sebastian Cabot, actor (Mr French-Family Affair, Time Machine), born in London, England
  • 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 (d. 1989)
  • 1918-07-23 Bueno de Mesquita Dutch comedian and actor (d. 2005)
  • 1918-08-03 Larry Haines, American actor (d. 2008)
  • 1918-08-05 Tom Drake, American actor (d. 1982)
  • 1918-08-17 Mort Marshall, American actor (Cully-Dumplings), born in NYC, New York
  • 1918-08-23 Guus [August CM] Hermus, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Soldaat van Oranje), born in Amsterdam (d. 2001)
  • 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, actor (Ball Four, Stockard Channing Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1918-09-21 Rand Brooks, actor (Cpl Boone-Rin Tin Tin), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1918-09-27 James McCallion, actor (Mi Taylor-National Velvet), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1918-09-29 Don Castle, TX, actor (Born to Speed, Tombstone, Motor Patrol)
  • 1918-10-08 Ron Randell, Australian actor (Loves of Carmen, I am a Camera), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2005)
  • 1918-10-13 Jack MacGowran, actor (King Lear, Exorcist), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1918-10-13 Robert Walker, Salt Lake City Utah, actor/writer (Bataan, Mme Curie)
  • 1918-10-18 Bobby Troup, pianist/actor (Emergency, Acapulco), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1918-10-20 Anton Diffring, Koblenz Germany, actor (Assignment Vienna)
  • 1918-10-23 James Daly, Wisc, actor (Medical Center)

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1918-11-04 Art Carney, American actor (Ed Norton-Honeymooners), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 2003)

Actor Art Carney
Actor
Art Carney
  • 1918-11-04 Cameron Mitchell, Dallastown Pa, actor (Buck-High Chaparral)
  • 1918-11-06 Ronnie Brody, British actor (Superman 3, What's Up Nurse, Ritz), born in Bristol, England (d. 1991)
  • 1918-11-11 Stubby Kaye, American actor (Guys & Dolls, Lil' Abner, Cat Ballou), born in NYC, New York
  • 1918-11-24 Tom "Stubby" Fouts, Carroll County Ind, actor (Polka-go-round)
  • 1918-11-30 Efren Zimbalist Jr, American actor (77 Sunset Strip, FBI, Scruples), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1918-12-15 Jeff Chandler, [Ira Grossel], American actor (Broken Arrow), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1961)
  • 1918-12-22 Frankie Darro, actor (Radio Ranch, Valley of Wanted Men), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1918-12-23 Kumar Pallana, Indian-born American actor
  • 1919-01-03 Jesse White, American actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Maytag repairman, Million Dollar Mermaid), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1919-01-13 Robert Stack, actor (Eliot Ness-Untouchables, Airplane), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1919-01-19 Anthony Dexter, [Walter Fleischmann], NB Canada, actor (Valentino)
  • 1919-01-20 Alex Nicol, actor (Man From Laramie, Air Cadet), born in Ossining, New York
  • 1919-02-05 Red Buttons, [Aaron Chwatt], Bronx comedian and actor (Sayonara), born in NYC, New York
  • 1919-02-12 Forrest Tucker, Plainfield Ind, actor (O'Rourke-F Troop, Dusty Trail)
  • 1919-02-13 Tennessee Ernie Ford, country music singer and actor (Sixteen Tons), born in Bristol, Tennessee (d. 1991)
  • 1919-02-17 Jock Mahoney, actor (Dallas, Yancy Derringer, Day of Fury), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1919-02-26 Mason Adams, American actor (Lou Grant, Deadliest Season), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1919-03-15 John Gregson, actor (Gideon CID, Shirley's World), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1975)
  • 1919-03-15 Lawrence Tierney, actor (Abduction, Dillinger), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1919-03-26 Strother Martin, American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Slapshot), born in Kokomo, Indiana (d. 1980)

  • 1919-05-01 Dan O'Herlihy, Irish actor (Fail Safe, Last Starfighter, Robocop)
  • 1919-05-02 Than Wyenn, American actor (Pete Kelly's Blues), born in NYC, New York
  • 1919-05-09 Arthur English, comedian and actor (Malachi's Cove)
  • 1919-05-17 Antonio Aguilar, Mexican singer and actor (d. 2007)
  • 1919-05-27 Kam Fong, actor (Hawaii Five-0), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1919-05-28 Frank Middlemass, actor (Island, Oliver Twist)
  • 1919-06-11 Richard Todd, Irish-born British actor (Dorian Gray, Assassin Yangtse Incident), born in Dublin (d. 2009)
  • 1919-06-14 Sam Wanamaker, actor (Holocaust, Competition, Raw Deal), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1919-06-14 Gene Barry [Eugene Klass], American actor (The Atomic City, Bat Masterson), born in NYC, New York
  • 1919-06-15 Alberto Sordi, actor (Miser, Taxi Driver in NY), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1919-06-17 Antonius C "Ton" Lutz, Dutch actor and director (Lucifer)
  • 1919-06-18 Mel Brandt, American actor (Faraway Hill), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1919-06-19 Louis Jourdan, French actor (Gigi, Octopussy), born in Marseille, France (d. 2015)

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1601 - 1,700 of 3,341


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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

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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, actor (Hobart-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, actor/singer (Sky King), dies in an auto accident at 74
  • 1985-10-31 Poul Reichhardt, Danish actor (b. 1913)
  • 1985-11-01 Phil Silvers, comedic actor (Sgt Bilko), dies in his sleep at 73
  • 1985-11-06 Joel Crothers, actor (Edge of Night), dies of a heart attack at 44
  • 1985-11-17 Jimmy Ritz, actor (Ritz Brothers), 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
  • 1985-12-02 Alex Courtney, actor (Sword of Justice), dies
  • 1985-12-03 Sam Gillman, actor (Sam-Shane), dies at 70
  • 1985-12-31 Rick Nelson, singer/actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies at 45
  • 1986-01-29 Leif Erickson, American actor (Invaders from Mars, On the Waterfront), dies at 74
  • 1986-02-06 William Collier [Charles F Gall Jr], American stage and film actor and producer, dies at 84
  • 1986-02-10 Brian Aherne, British actor (I Confess, Titanic, Juarez), dies at 83
  • 1986-02-16 Howard Da Silva, Cleve Oh, actor (Ben Franklin-1776), dies at 76
  • 1986-02-17 Paul Stewart, actor (Opening Night, In Cold Blood, Window), dies
  • 1986-02-19 Adolfo Celi, Italian film actor and director (Next Man, Murders in Rue Morgue), dies at 63
  • 1986-02-19 Paul Stewart, actor (Top Secret USA, Deadline), dies at 77
  • 1986-03-06 Adolph Caesar, actor (Club Paradise, Soldier's Story), dies

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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
  • 1986-03-26 Bartlett Robinson, 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, actor (3 Musketeers, On the Avenue), dies at 79

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

  • 1986-03-31 Harry Ritz, comedian and actor (Ritz Brothers), dies at 79
  • 1986-03-31 Jerry Paris, director/actor (Jerry-Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 60
  • 1986-04-13 Stephen Stucker, actor (Trading Places, Airplane), dies
  • 1986-04-15 Tim McIntire, actor (Bob Younger-Legend of Jesse James), dies at 42
  • 1986-04-19 Alvin Childress, actor (Amos-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 78

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1986-04-26 [William] Broderick Crawford, American actor (Highway Patrol), dies after a series of strokes at 74

  • 1986-05-03 Robert Alda, actor (Dan Lewis-Supertrain), dies at 72
  • 1986-05-07 Jeffrey Mylett, American actor (b. 1949
  • 1986-05-09 Herschel Bernardi, actor (Lt Jacoby-Peter Gunn, Arnie), dies at 62
  • 1986-05-12 Lee Bonnell, American actor, dies at 67
  • 1986-05-22 Martin Gabel, actor (Thief, Marnie), dies at 63
  • 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, actor (Lost Continent, Young Sherlock Holmes), dies
  • 1986-06-29 Robert Drivas [Robert Choromokos ], American actor (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, actor (Black King), dies
  • 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 [Tadeus Konopka], American actor (Mary Tyler Moore), dies at 62
  • 1986-09-01 Murray Hamilton, actor (Rich Man Poor Man), dies 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, actor (Second Time Lucky, Patrick), dies at 77
  • 1986-10-14 [Francis XA] Keenan Wynn, US actor (Dr Strangelove), dies at 70
  • 1986-10-22 Ivor Francis, actor (Dusty's Trail), dies at 68
  • 1986-10-23 Lino Ventura, actor (French Detective, Slap, Jig-Saw), dies at 67
  • 1986-10-25 Forrest Tucker, actor (O'Rourke-F Troop, Dusty Trail), dies 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, 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, actor (Shining, Zapped), dies at 76
  • 1986-11-26 Scatman Crothers, singer/actor (Shining, Chico & The Man), dies at 76
  • 1986-11-27 Steve Tracy, actor (Percival-Little House on Praire), dies at 61
  • 1986-11-28 Herb Vigran, actor (Ernest-Ed Wynn Show), dies at 76
  • 1986-11-29 Cary Grant [Archibald Alexander Leach], British-born American actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest), dies from a cerebral haemorrhage at 82
  • 1986-11-29 Herb Vigran, actor (Vampire, Mark of Vampire), dies

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1986-12-02 Desi Arnaz, actor (Ricky Ricardo-I Love Lucy), dies at 69 of lung cancer

Actor Desi Arnaz
Actor
Desi Arnaz
  • 1986-12-11 Paul Keenan, actor (Summer Fantasy), dies at 30
  • 1986-12-18 Mamo Clark, actor (1 Million BC, Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island), dies
  • 1986-12-31 Lloyd Haynes, actor (Pete Dixon-Room 222), dies at 54
  • 1987-01-01 Gustav Knuth, German actor (Sissi, Freddy Unter Fremden), dies at 85
  • 1987-01-08 Peter Adams, actor (Alternative, Blowing Hot & Cold), dies at 69
  • 1987-01-09 Arthur Lake [Arthur William Silverlake], American actor (Blondie, Topper), dies from a heart attack at 81
  • 1987-01-15 Ray Bolger, American actor and dancer (The Wizard of Oz), dies at 83
  • 1987-01-30 Angelo Rutherford, actor (Willie-Gentle Ben), dies at 32
  • 1987-01-30 Ken Drake, actor (Crime & Punishment USA), dies
  • 1987-02-12 Lang Jeffries, Canadian actor (Skip-Rescue 8), dies at 55
  • 1987-02-17 Hal K Dawson, actor (Another Language, Wells Fargo), dies
  • 1987-02-23 Esmond Knight, British actor (Hamlet, Sleeping Murder), dies from a heart attack at 80
  • 1987-02-25 James Coco, actor (Joe-Dumplings), dies at 58
  • 1987-03-02 Randolph Scott, American actor (Ride the High Country, Last of the Mohicans, Western Union), dies at 89
  • 1987-03-16 Scott McKay, actor (Guest in House, 30 Seconds over Tokyo), dies at 71
  • 1987-03-19 Emile Meyer, actor (Young Jesse James, Lineup), dies
  • 1987-03-21 Dean Paul Martin, American actor (Misfits of Science), dies in a plane crash at 35
  • 1987-03-21 Robert Preston, actor (Harold Hill-Music Man), dies at 68
  • 1987-03-26 Walter Abel, American actor (Fury, Suspicion, Dream Girl), dies at 88
  • 1987-03-28 Patrick Troughton, English actor (second Doctor in Doctor Who), dies of a heart attack at 67
  • 1987-04-11 Kent Taylor [Louis Weiss], American actor (Boston Blackie, Rough Riders), dies at 79
  • 1987-04-19 Hugh "Lumpy" Brannum, Actor (Mr Green Jeans), dies at 77
  • 1987-04-30 Hugh Dempster, actor (Anna Karenina, Candles at Nine), dies
  • 1987-05-15 Wynne Gibson, actor (Night After Night, Aggie Appleby), dies
  • 1987-05-21 Alejandro Rey, actor (Carlos-Flying Nun), dies at 57
  • 1987-05-28 Charles Ludlam, actor (Big Easy), dies at 44