Actors in History (Part 18)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1701 - 1,800 of 7,009

  • 1919-11-19 Angus "Alan" Young, British actor and voice actor (Mister Ed, Scrooge McDuck), born in North Shields, England (d. 2016)
  • 1919-11-21 Steve Brodie [John Stevenson], American actor (The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp), born in El Dorado, Kansas (d. 1992)
  • 1919-11-24 David Kossoff, British actor and anti-drug campaigner (The Young Lovers, The Larkins), born in Hackney, London, England (d. 2005)
  • 1920-01-07 Vincent Gardenia, Italian-American actor (Bang the Drum Slowly, Moonstruck, Little Shop of Horrors), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1992)
  • 1920-01-08 Douglas Wilmer, British actor (Sherlock Holmes, Octopussy, El Cid), born in London (d. 2016)
  • 1920-01-09 Clive Dunn, British actor (Dad's Army, The Avengers), born in Brixton, London (d. 2012)
  • 1920-01-10 Georges Marchal, French actor (Evil Eden, Gina, Milky Way, La mort en ce jardin), born in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France (d. 1997)
  • 1920-01-16 Edgeworth Blair "Elliott" Reid, American actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1920-01-20 DeForest Kelley, American actor, screenwriter, poet and singer (Star Trek), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1999)
  • 1920-01-20 Michael Higgins, American actor (Angel Heart, 1918, Wanda, Black Stallion), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2008)
  • 1920-01-22 George Breakston, French-American producer, actor and director (Jungle Stampede, It Happened One Night), born in Paris, France (d. 1973)
  • 1920-01-24 Jerry Maren [Gerard Marenghi], American actor (The Wizard of Oz, Mayor McCheese), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 98)
  • 1920-01-26 Derek Bond, British actor (Nicholas Nickelby, Armchair Theatre), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2006)
  • 1920-02-11 Billy Halop [William Halop Cohen], American actor (Angels with Dirty Faces, All in the Family), born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • 1920-02-12 Pran Krishan Sikand, Indian actor often cast as the villain in Hindi cinema (Khandaan, Be-Imaan), born in New Delhi (d. 2013)
  • 1920-02-18 Jack Palance [Vladimir Palahniuk], American actor (City Slickers, Contempt, Batman), born in Lattimer Mines, Pennsylvania (d. 2006)
  • 1920-02-19 George Rose, British actor and singer (Beacon Hill, Holocaust), born in Bicester, Oxfordshire, England (d. 1988)
  • 1920-02-25 Hayes Gordon, American stage director and actor (Sky Pirates, Dark Room), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1999)
  • 1920-02-26 Tony Randall [Leonard Rosenberg], American actor (Felix-Odd Couple), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2004)
  • 1920-02-29 Arthur Franz, American actor (The Caine Mutiny, Invaders From Mars, Young Lions), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey
  • 1920-02-29 James Mitchell, American dancer and actor (All My Children, Bloomer Girl), born in Sacramento, California (d. 2010)
  • 1920-03-03 James Doohan, Canadian actor (Star Trek), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2005)
  • 1920-03-04 Alan MacNaughtan, Scottish actor (To Serve Them All My Days), born in Bearsden, Dumbartonshire, Scotland (d. 2002)
  • 1920-03-06 Lewis Gilbert, British director, producer and screenwriter (You Only Live Twice, Sink the Bismarck!), born in London, England (d. 2018)
  • 1920-03-13 Ralph J Roberts, American businessman and founder of Comcast, born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1920-03-16 Reginald "Leo" McKern, Australian actor (Blue Lagoon, Help, Mouse that Roared), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2001)
  • 1920-03-19 Tige Andrews, American character actor (Mod Squad, The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1920-03-22 Werner Klemperer, German-American actor (Judgment at Nuremberg, Hogan's Heroes), born in Cologne, Germany (d. 2000)
  • 1920-03-22 Ross Martin [Martin Rosenblatt], Polish-American actor (Mr Lucky, The Wild Wild West), born in Gródek, Lwowskie, Poland (d. 1981)
  • 1920-03-22 James Brown, American actor (Objective, Burma!, Rin Tin Tin), born in Desdemona, Texas (d. 1992)
  • 1920-03-23 Jimmy Edwards, British comedy writer and actor (Take It From Here, Whack-O!), born in Barnes, Surrey, England (d. 1988)
  • 1920-03-24 Gene Nelson [Leander Berg], American screenwriter, director and actor (Tea For 2, Oklahoma), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1996)
  • 1920-03-25 Patrick Troughton, English actor (second Doctor in Doctor Who), born in Mill Hill (d. 1987)

Person of interestToshiro Mifune

1920-04-01 Toshiro Mifune, Japanese writer and actor (Rashomon, Seven Samurai, Shogun), born in Tsingtao, China (d. 1997)

Actor & Writer Toshiro Mifune
Actor & Writer
Toshiro Mifune
  • 1920-04-02 Jack Webb, American screenwriter, director and actor (Dragnet, Sunset Boulevard), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 1982)
  • 1920-04-04 Éric Rohmer [Maurice Schérer], French director, journalist and teacher (My Night at Maud's, Claire's Knee, Le rayon vert), born in Tulle, Corrèze, France (d. 2010)
  • 1920-04-21 Christopher Dark [Alfred Francis DeLeo], American actor, (World Without End, The Time Tunnel), born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)
  • 1920-04-22 Hal March [Harold Mendelson], American comedian, actor and TV host ($64,000 Question, Outrage), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1970)
  • 1920-04-25 Jean Carmet, French actor (Cache Cash, Miss Mona, Night Magic), born in Bourgueil, Indre-et-Loire, France (d. 1994)
  • 1920-04-26 Russell Nype, American singer and actor (The Stuff, Call Me Madam, Dorothy), born in Zion, Illinois (d. 2018)
  • 1920-05-11 Denver Pyle, American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard, The Andy Griffith Show), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1997)
  • 1920-05-21 Anthony Steel, British actor and singer (Malta Story, The Wooden Horse), born in London, England (d. 2001)
  • 1920-05-23 Sid Melton [Sidney Meltzer], American actor (Green Acres, The Danny Thomas Show), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1920-05-29 Clifton James, American actor (Live and Let Die, Silver Streak), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 2017)
  • 1920-05-30 John Heawood, Canadian actor, singer and choreographer (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), born in Canada (d. 1995)
  • 1920-06-11 Robert Hutton [Winne], American actor (Torture Garden, Rocket), born in Kingston, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1920-06-12 Peter Jones, British actor (Chariots of Fire, From a Bird's Eye View), born in Wem, Shropshire, England (d. 2000)
  • 1920-06-12 James "Jim" Siedow, American actor (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre), born in Cheyenne, Wyoming (d. 2003)
  • 1920-06-13 Eiji Okada, Japanese actor (Hiroshima mon amour, The Ugly American), born in Chiba, Japan (d. 1995)
  • 1920-06-15 Alberto Sordi, Italian actor (Miser, Taxi Driver in NY, Me and Caterina), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2003)
  • 1920-06-18 Ian Carmichael, British actor (Private's Progress, I'm All Right Jack), born in Hull, England (d. 2010)
  • 1920-06-22 Paul Frees [Solomon Hersh Frees], American voice actor (voice of Boris Badenov in The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1986)
  • 1920-07-01 Harold Sakata [Toshiyuki], American actor (Gold Finger, Dimension 5), born in Holualoa, Hawaii (d. 1982)

Person of interestYul Brynner

1920-07-11 Yul Brynner, Russian-Swiss actor (The King and I, The Ten Commandments), born in Primorsky Krai, Russia (d. 1985)

  • 1920-07-12 Keith Andes, American actor (Farmer's Daughter, Away All Boats), born in Ocean City, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • 1920-07-18 Adolphus "Dolph" Sweet, American actor (Gimme a Break, Which Way is Up), born in NYC, New York (d. 1985)
  • 1920-07-29 Rodolfo Acosta, Mexican-American character actor (Salón México, The Fugitive, Littlest Outlaw), born in Chamizal, Texas (d. 1974)
  • 1920-08-01 Jeffrey Segal, British actor and playwright (Dad's Army, Traitors), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • 1920-08-02 Theo Marcuse, American character actor (Mara of Wilderness), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1967)
  • 1920-08-09 Allen Hoskins, American child actor (Our Gang), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1980)
  • 1920-08-13 Neville Brand, American soldier and actor (DOA, Love Me Tender), born in Griswold, Iowa (d. 1992)
  • 1920-08-29 Charles White, American actor (Airpot 95, Serpico), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • 1920-08-31 James Lanphier, American actor (Flight of Lost Balloon), born in Hempstead, New York (d. 1969)
  • 1920-09-01 Richard Farnsworth, American actor (Misery, Havana, Sylvester), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2000)
  • 1920-09-05 Fons Rademakers, Dutch director (Assault) and actor (Daughter of Darkness), born in Roosendaal, Netherlands (d. 2007)
  • 1920-09-09 Michael Aldridge, British actor (Last of the Summer Wine, Murder in Cathedral), born in Glastonbury, England (d. 19994)
  • 1920-09-10 Egbert van Paridon, Dutch actor and director (Flodder, The Assault), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 2011)
  • 1920-09-18 Jack Warden [John Lebzelter Jr], American character actor (Shampoo, Heaven Can Wait, Brian's Song), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2006)
  • 1920-09-23 Mickey Rooney, American Emmy award-winning actor (Boys Town, The Black Stallion), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1920-09-27 William Conrad [John Cann], American actor (The Killers, Bullwinkle Show, Cannon), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1994)
  • 1920-10-01 Lon "Lonny" Chapman, American actor (Investigator, For the People), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2007)
  • 1920-10-01 Walter Matthau, American actor and comedian (The Odd Couple, Bad News Bears), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • 1920-10-13 Albert Hague [Marcuse], German-American actor, singer and composer (Fame, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2001)
  • 1920-10-17 Montgomery Clift, American actor (From Here to Eternity, Judgement at Nuremberg), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1966)
  • 1920-10-17 Rudolf Hrusinský, Czech actor and director (Short Cut, Golden Eels), born in Nová Včelnice (d. 1994)
  • 1920-11-02 Lewis Charles [Cholost], American actor (Topaz, Feather & Father Gang), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • 1920-11-10 Tod Andrews, American actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage), born in NYC, New York (d. 1972)
  • 1920-11-12 Richard Quine, American actor and director (How to Murder Your Wife, Clay Pigeon), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1989)
  • 1920-11-12 Sunset Carson [Michael Harrison] American western actor (Cat of Rockies, El Paso Kid, Oregon Trail), born in Gracemont, Oklahoma (d. 1990)
  • 1920-11-13 Jack Elam, American actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo), born in Miami, Arizona (d. 2003)
  • 1920-11-20 Douglas Dick, American actor and psychologist (Rope, Waterfront), born in Charleston, West Virginia (d. 2015)
  • 1920-11-21 Ralph Meeker [Rathgeber], American actor (Mister Roberts, Anderson Tapes, Night Stalker), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1988)
  • 1920-11-22 Anne Crawford, British film actress (Knights of the Round Table), born in Haifa, Palestine (d. 1956)
  • 1920-11-25 Ricardo Montalbán, Mexican actor (Fantasy Island, Star Trek II, Naked Gun), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 2009)
  • 1920-11-27 Buster Merryfield, British actor (Only Fools and Horses), born in London, England (d. 1999)
  • 1920-12-04 Michael Bates, English actor (Clockwork Orange, Patton), born in Jhansi, British India (d.1978)
  • 1920-12-11 Eddy Firestone, American radio, television, and film actor (Mixed Doubles), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2007)
  • 1920-12-13 Donald "Don" Taylor, American director and actor (Father's Little Dividend, Escape from the Planet of the Apes), born in Freeport, Pennsylvania (d. 1998)
  • 1920-12-30 Jack Lord, American actor (Steve McGarrett in Hawaii FIVE-O, God's Little Acre), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1920-12-31 Rex Allen, American actor and singer-songwriter known as the "the Arizona Cowboy" (Dr Baxter-Frontier Doctor), born in Willcox, Arizona (d. 1999)
  • 1921-01-03 John Russell, American actor (Pale Rider, Rio Bravo), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1991)
  • 1921-01-15 Frank Thornton, British actor (Are You Being Served?, Last of the Summer Wine), born in Dulwich, London (d. 2013)
  • 1921-01-17 Dehl Berti, Chiricahua Apache actor (Bonanza, Gunsmoke, Guns of Paradise), born in Pueblo, Colorado (d. 1991)
  • 1921-01-21 John Doucette, American actor (The Lone Ranger, Lock Up, Big Town), born in Brockton, Plymouth County Massachusetts (d. 1994)
  • 1921-01-28 Alfred Marks, British actor and comedian (Desert Mice, Scream & Scream Again), born in Holborn, London (d. 1996)
  • 1921-01-29 Anthony George, American aactor (Untouchables, Checkmate), born in Endicott, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1921-01-31 John Agar, American actor (Sands of Iwo Jima, Fort Apache), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2002)
  • 1921-01-31 Mario Lanza [Alfredo Arnold Cocozza], Italian-American actor and singer (Great Caruso, Toast of New Orleans), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1959)
  • 1921-02-01 Peter Sallis, British actor (Wallace and Gromit, Last of the Summer Wine), born in Twickenham, England (d. 2017)
  • 1921-02-24 Abe Vigoda, American actor (Barney Miller, The Godfather), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1701 - 1,800 of 3,609

  • 1987-01-30 Angelo Rutherford, actor (Willie-Gentle Ben), dies at 32
  • 1987-01-30 Ken Drake, actor (Crime & Punishment USA), dies
  • 1987-02-01 Ernest "Ern" Westmore, American 3rd generation make-up artist (Westmore family) and actor, dies from a heart attack at 82
  • 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
  • 1987-03-03 Danny Kaye [David Daniel Kaminski], American comedian and actor (Danny Kaye Show, White Christmas), dies of heart failure at 76
  • 1987-03-11 Joe Gladwin, British actor (Nearest and Dearest, No Hard Feelings), dies at 81
  • 1987-03-16 Scott McKay [Carl Chester Gose], American actor (Stage Door, Guest in House, 30 Seconds over Tokyo), dies of kidney failuyre 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 [Meservey], American actor (Music Man, Mame, Last Starfighter), dies of lung cancer 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
  • 1987-04-19 Hugh Brannum, American actor (Make Room for Daddy, The Fred Waring Show), 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, American playwright and actor (Big Easy), dies at 44
  • 1987-06-03 Will Sampson, actor (From Here to Eternity, Yellow Rose), dies at 54
  • 1987-06-09 Grandon Rhodes, actor (Gentleman From Nowhere), dies
  • 1987-06-21 Madman Muntz, American entrepreneur, businessman, electrical engineer, TV commercial actor (b. 1914)

Person of interestFred Astaire

1987-06-22 Fred Astaire, American tap dancer, presenter and actor (Easter Parade, Swingtime), dies at 88

Actor and Dancer Fred Astaire
Actor and Dancer
Fred Astaire
  • 1987-06-30 King Donovan, actor and director (Enforcer, Perfect Furlough), dies
  • 1987-07-15 Alfie Bass [Abraham Basalinsky], British actor (Moonraker, Are You Being Served), dies at 71
  • 1987-07-17 Yujiro Ishihara, Japanese actor (b. 1934)
  • 1987-07-20 Richard Egan, American actor (Empire, Redigo, Pollyanna), dies of cancer at 63
  • 1987-08-01 Benson Fong, American actor (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), dies at 70
  • 1987-08-05 Anatoli Papanov, Russian actor (Cold Summer of 1953) named as a People's Artist of the USSR (1973), dies at 64
  • 1987-08-06 Sherwood Bailey, actor (Spud-Our Gang), dies
  • 1987-08-10 Calvin Culver, actor (Score), dies
  • 1987-08-17 Shaike Ophir, Israeli actor (b. 1929)
  • 1987-08-19 Hayden Rorke, American actor (I Dream of Jeannie, When Worlds Collide), dies from multiple myeloma at 76
  • 1987-08-28 John Huston, US/Irish actor and director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81

Person of interestLee Marvin

1987-08-29 Lee Marvin, American actor (Paint Your Wagon, Cat Ballou), dies of a heart attack at 63

Actor Lee Marvin
Actor
Lee Marvin
  • 1987-09-01 Philip Friend, British actor (Dick Turpin, Buccaneer's Girl, Vulture, Fur Collar), dies at 72
  • 1987-09-11 Lorne Greene [Lyon Chaim Green], Canadian actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica), dies of pneumonia following heart surgery at 72
  • 1987-09-12 John Qualen, Canadian actor (Casablanca, The Grapes of Wrath, The Searchers), dies at 87
  • 1987-09-13 Mervyn Leroy, actor/screenwriter/director (Quo Vadis), dies at 86
  • 1987-09-17 Harry Locke, British actor (Passport to Pimlico, Town on Trial), dies at 73
  • 1987-09-25 Emlyn Williams, actor and director (I Accuse, Ivanhoe, Scarf), dies at 81
  • 1987-09-25 George Emlyn Williams, Welsh actor and playwright (David Copperfield), dies from cancer at 81
  • 1987-10-13 Kishore Kumar, Indian singer and actor, dies at 58
  • 1987-10-22 Angiolino "Lino" Ventura, Italian actor (Happy New Year, Pain in the A--), dies of a heart attack at 68
  • 1987-12-06 James Dobson, actor (Impulse, Jet Attack, Okinawa), dies
  • 1987-12-12 Truman "Pinky" Tomlin, American singer and actor (Sing While You're Able, With Love and Kisses), dies from a heart attack at 80
  • 1987-12-14 Paul Clinton Sundberg, actor (Belle of NY, Easter Parade), dies
  • 1987-12-21 Robert Paige, American actor, TV newscaster and political correspondent (Son of Dracula, Pardon My Sarong, Colgate Comedy Hour), dies 77
  • 1988-01-01 Marcel Hillaire, German actor (Take the Money and Run, Seven Thieves), dies from surgery complications at 79
  • 1988-01-03 William Cagney, actor (Torrid Zone), dies of a heart attack at 82
  • 1988-01-06 Brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46
  • 1988-01-07 Trevor Howard, British actor (Brief Encounter, Superman, The Third Man), dies of bronchitis at 71
  • 1988-01-07 Michel Auclair [Vladimir Vujović], German actor (Funny Face, Day of the Jackal), dies at 65
  • 1988-01-16 Ballard Berkeley [Blascheck], British actor (Fawlty Towers, East meets West, The BFG), dies at 83
  • 1988-01-21 Abraham Sofaer, actor (Naked Jungle, Elephant Walk), dies
  • 1988-01-22 Parker Fennelly, actor (Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm), dies at 96
  • 1988-01-27 Edward Pawley, American actor (Angels with Dirty Faces), dies t 86
  • 1988-02-06 Lee Goodman, actor (Imitation of Life), dies of TB at 64
  • 1988-02-08 Allan Cuthbertson, actor (Running Man, 7th Dawn), dies at 67
  • 1988-03-01 Jean Le Poulain, French actor (Divine), dies at 63
  • 1988-03-01 Joe Besser, American actor and comedian (The Three Stooges, Let's Make Love, Africa Screams), dies from heart failure at 80
  • 1988-03-07 Robert Livingston, American actor (Three Mesquiteers, The Lone Ranger and Zorro), dies at 83 of emphysema
  • 1988-04-01 Jim Jordan, American actor and radio comedian (Fibber McGee), dies from a blod clot at 91
  • 1988-04-05 Alf Kjellin, Swedish actor and director (Juggler), dies
  • 1988-04-11 Jean "Jeff" Donnell, American actress (Gidget Goes to Rome, Hoedown, 9 Girls), dies at 66 of a heart attack
  • 1988-04-15 Kenneth Williams, British actor (Hancock's Half Hour, Carry On films), dies of an overdose at 61
  • 1988-04-27 David Scarboro, British actor (b. 1968)
  • 1988-04-29 Andrew Cruickshank, actor (Body in Library, Murder Most Foul), dies
  • 1988-05-01 Paolo Stoppa, actor (Garibaldi, Visit, Freedom Fighters), dies
  • 1988-05-05 George Rose, British actor and singer (Beacon Hill, Holocaust), dies at 68
  • 1988-05-15 Andrew Duggan, American character actor (Secret War of Harry Frigg, Winds of War), dies of cancer at 64
  • 1988-05-27 Renato Salvatori, actor (Burn, Luna, 2 Women), dies
  • 1988-06-01 Leon Belasco [Leonid Simeonovich Berladsky], Russian actor (Lucky Partners, My Sister Eileen), dies at 85
  • 1988-06-02 Raj Kapoor, Indian actor known as "the greatest showman of Hindi cinema" (Awaara, Boot Polish), dies of complications related to asthma at 63
  • 1988-06-07 Vernon Washington, American actor (Roots, The Last Starfighter, Friday the 13th: A New Beginning), dies at 60
  • 1988-06-08 Eli Mintz, actor (Boardwalk), dies
  • 1988-06-11 Nathan Cook, actor (White Night), dies of an allergic reaction at 38
  • 1988-06-16 Miguel Piñero, Puerto Rican playwright, actor, and co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. (b. 1946)
  • 1988-06-22 Bramwell Fletcher, British actor (White Cargo, Random Harvest, The Mummy), dies at 84
  • 1988-06-22 Dennis Day, actor/tenor (Jack Benny Show), dies of ALS at 71
  • 1988-06-22 Ross Ford, actor (Reform School Girl, Jungle Patrol), dies
  • 1988-06-23 Dayton Lummis, actor (Moonfire, Flight that Disappeared), dies
  • 1988-06-28 Kurt Raab, writer/actor (Boarding School, Stationmaster's Wife), dies
  • 1988-07-03 Gabriel Dell, American actor (The Bowery Boys, Steve Allen Show), dies of leukemia at 68
  • 1988-07-07 Jimmy Edwards, British comedy writer and actor (Take It From Here, Whack-O!), dies from pneumonia at 68
  • 1988-07-10 Errol John, Trinidadian actor and playwright (A Man from the Sun, The Nun's Story, Assault on a Queen), dies at 63
  • 1988-08-01 Trindad Silva, actor (Hill St Blues), dies at 38 in an auto accident
  • 1988-08-08 Alan Napier, British actor (The Sword in the Stone, Batman), dies at 85
  • 1988-08-08 Ramón Valdés, Mexican actor (b. 1923)
  • 1988-08-24 Leonard Frey, actor (Tattoo, Magic Christian), dies of AIDS at 49
  • 1988-08-27 Mario Montenegro, Filipino actor (The Rites of May), dies at 60
  • 1988-09-05 Gert Fröbe [Karl Gerhart Fröbe], German actor (Goldfinger, Lover's Wood, Upper Hand), dies from a heart attack at 75
  • 1988-09-11 John Sylvester White, American actor (b. 1919)
  • 1988-09-14 Louis Quinn, actor (Unholy Rollers), dies at 73 of cancer
  • 1988-09-20 Roy Kinnear, actor (Casanova, Pirates, Scrooge, Help!), dies at 54
  • 1988-09-30 Chick Chandler [Fehmer Chandler], American actor (Seven Doors to Death, One Happy Family), dies at 83