Actors in History (Part 18)

Events in Film & TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1701 - 1,800 of 6,959

  • 1920-02-29 Arthur Franz, actor (Invaders From Mars, Young Lions), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey
  • 1920-02-29 James Mitchell, actor (Palmer-All My Children), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1920-03-03 James Doohan, actor (Montgomery Scott-Star Trek), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1920-03-04 Alan MacNaughtan, Scottish actor (d. 2002)
  • 1920-03-06 Lewis Gilbert, director/actor (You Only Live Twice), born in London, England
  • 1920-03-06 Roger Price, Charleston WV, actor/writer (Who's There, Droodles)
  • 1920-03-09 Carl Betz, Pitts, actor (Alex Stone-Donna Reed Show)
  • 1920-03-16 Leo McKern, Australian actor (Blue Lagoon, Help, Mouse that Roared), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1920-03-19 Tige Andrews, American actor (d. 2007)
  • 1920-03-22 Werner Klemperer, actor (Col Klink in Hogan's Heroes), born in Cologne, Germany (d. 2000)
  • 1920-03-22 Ross Martin, Grodek Poland, actor (Mr Lucky, Wild Wild West)
  • 1920-03-23 James Brown, Desdemona Tx, actor (Lt Rip Masters-Rin Tin Tin)
  • 1920-03-23 Jimmy Edwards, comedy actor (Barnes)
  • 1920-03-24 Gene Nelson, [Berg], actor (Tea For 2, Oklahoma), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1920-03-25 Patrick Troughton, English actor (second Doctor in Doctor Who), born in Mill Hill (d. 1987)

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

Actor & Writer Toshiro Mifune
Actor & Writer
Toshiro Mifune
  • 1920-04-02 Jack Webb, actor (Joe Friday-Dragnet), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1920-04-04 Eric Rohmer, Nancy France, actor (6 in Paris, Collector, Perceval)
  • 1920-04-21 Christopher Dark, NY, actor, Suddenly, Tenderfoot)
  • 1920-04-22 Hal March, actor/TV host ($64,000 Question, Outrage), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1920-04-25 Jean Carmet, actor (Cache Cash, Miss Mona, Night Magic)
  • 1920-05-11 Denver Pyle, American actor (Dukes of Hazzard, Tammy, The Doris Day Show), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1920-05-21 Anthony Steel, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse), born in London, England
  • 1920-05-23 Sid Melton, American actor (Alf-Green Acres, Charlie-Danny Thomas), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1920-05-29 Clifton James, American actor (Live and Let Die), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 2017)
  • 1920-05-30 John Heawood, actor/singer/choreographer (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang)
  • 1920-06-11 Robert Hutton, actor (Torture Garden, Rocket), born in Kingston, New York
  • 1920-06-12 Peter Jones, England, actor (From a Bird's Eye View)
  • 1920-06-12 Jim Siedow, American actor (d. 2003)
  • 1920-06-13 Eiji Okada, actor (Traffic Jam, Yakuza, Ugly American)
  • 1920-06-18 Ian Carmichael, Hull England, actor (Lucky Jim, I'm Alright Jack)
  • 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, American actor (d. 1982)
  • 1920-07-08 Dolph Sweet, American actor (Gimme a Break, Which Way is Up), born in NYC, New York

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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, Ocean City NJ, actor (Farmer's Daughter, Away All Boats)
  • 1920-07-18 Dolph Sweet, actor (Gil McGowan-Another World)
  • 1920-07-29 Rodolfo Acosta, Chihuahua Mexico, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw)
  • 1920-08-01 Jeffrey Segal, actor (Traitors)/playwright
  • 1920-08-02 Theo Marcuse, WA, actor (Mara of Wilderness)
  • 1920-08-09 Allen Hoskins, American child actor (Our Gang), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1980)
  • 1920-08-13 Neville Brand, Griswold, Iowa, American actor (DOA, Eaten Alive)
  • 1920-08-14 Nehemiah Persoff, Jerusalem Palestine, actor (Al Capone, Yentl)
  • 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, Glastonbury England, actor (Murder in Cathedral)
  • 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, actor (NYPD, Crazy Like a Fox, Norby), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1920-09-23 Mickey Rooney, American actor, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1920-09-27 William Conrad, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Cannon), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1920-10-01 Lonny Chapman, actor (Investigator, For the People), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1920-10-01 Walter Matthau, American actor (Odd Couple, Bad News Bears), born in NYC, New York
  • 1920-10-13 Albert Hague, actor (Mr Shorofsky-Fame), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1920-10-17 Montgomery Clift, American actor (From Here to Eternity, Judgement at Nuremberg), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1966)
  • 1920-10-17 Rudolf Hrusinsky, Czech actor (Short Cut, Golden Eels)
  • 1920-11-02 Lewis Charles, American actor (Feather & Father Gang), born in NYC, New York
  • 1920-11-10 Tod Andrews, American actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage), born in NYC, New York (d. 1972)
  • 1920-11-12 Richard Quine, actor and director (Clay Pigeon), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1920-11-13 Jack Elam, American actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo), born in Miami, Arizona (d. 2003)
  • 1920-11-20 Douglas Dick, Charlestown WV, actor (Carl-Waterfront)
  • 1920-11-21 Ralph Meeker, actor (Anderson Tapes, Night Stalker), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1920-11-22 Anne Crawford, British film actor (d. 1956)
  • 1920-11-25 Ricardo Montalban, Mexican actor (Fantasy Island, Star Trek II, Naked Gun)
  • 1920-11-27 David Waller, actor (Shadowlands, Work is a 4 Letter Word)
  • 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, actor (Eddy-Mixed Doubles), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1920-12-13 Don Taylor, actor (Father's Little Dividend), born in Freeport, Pennsylvania
  • 1920-12-17 Armin Mueller-Stahl, Tilsit East Prussia, actor (Kafka, Music Box)
  • 1920-12-21 Jean Gascon, Canadian actor (d. 1988)
  • 1920-12-25 Artur Agostinho, Lisbon Port, actor (Capas Negras, Leao da Estrela)
  • 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, English actor
  • 1921-01-17 Dehl Berti, Pueblo Colo, actor (John Taylor-Guns of Paradise)
  • 1921-01-21 John Doucette, Brockton Mass, actor (Lock Up, Big Town)
  • 1921-01-28 Alfred Marks, actor/comedian (Desert Mice, Scream & Scream Again)
  • 1921-01-29 Anthony George, American actor (d. 2005)
  • 1921-01-31 John Agar, actor (Fort Apache, Sands of Iwo Jima), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1921-01-31 Mario Lanza, actor/singer (Great Caruso, Toast of New Orleans), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1921-02-01 Peter Sallis, English actor (Last of the Summer Wine, Taste the Blood of Dracula), born in Twickenham, England
  • 1921-02-24 Abe Vigoda, American actor (Barney Miller, The Godfather), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1921-02-24 Douglass Watson, Jackson GA, actor (Satan Murders, Another World)
  • 1921-02-27 Michael Fox, American actor (Quincy, Dallas, Bold & the Beautiful)
  • 1921-02-28 John Bouber, [Blom], actor/author (Fool of Heideloo)
  • 1921-03-08 Alan Hale, Jr., American actor (Skipper-Gilligan's Island), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1990)
  • 1921-03-09 Dimitris Horn, Greek actor (d. 1998)
  • 1921-03-10 Cec Linder, actor (Goldfinger), born in Galicia, Poland
  • 1921-03-12 Gordon MacRae, singer/actor (Oklahoma, Carousel), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1921-03-21 Logan Ramsey, actor (Head, Joy Sticks, Say Yes), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1921-03-22 Nino Manfredi, Italian actor (d. 2004)
  • 1921-03-28 Dirk Bogarde (born Derek van den Bogaerde) actor (Death in Venice, Servant), born in London, England
  • 1921-04-03 Harry Landers, American actor (Ted Hoffman-Ben Casey), born in NYC, New York
  • 1921-04-03 Robert Karvelas, American actor (d. 1991)
  • 1921-04-08 Alfie Bass, actor (Moonraker, Are You Being Served), born in London, England
  • 1921-04-09 Frankie Thomas, American actor (Tom Corbett Space Cadet), born in NYC, New York
  • 1921-04-10 Chuck Connors, American actor (Rifleman, Branded, Cowboy in Africa), born in Brooklyn, New York

Weddings in Film & TV

Divorces in Film & TV

Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1701 - 1,800 of 3,425

  • 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, 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)

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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, actor (Moonraker, Are You Being Served), dies at 66
  • 1987-07-17 Yujiro Ishihara, Japanese actor (b. 1934)
  • 1987-07-20 Richard Egan, actor (Big Cube, Amsterdam Kill), dies at 63
  • 1987-08-01 Benson Fong, American actor (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), dies at 70
  • 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

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1987-08-29 Lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63

Actor Lee Marvin
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 Lino Ventura, Italian/French actor (Medusa touch), dies 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, French actor (b. 1922)
  • 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 Jeff Donnell, actor (Hoedown, 9 Girls), dies at 66 of a heart attack
  • 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, actor (Devil's Disciple, Hideaways), dies at 68
  • 1988-05-15 Andrew Duggan, actor (Jigsaw, Firehouse), 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
  • 1988-06-07 Vernon Washington, American actor (b. 1927)
  • 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, actor (Plank, Bottoms Up, Late Mr H), dies at 68
  • 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, 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
  • 1988-10-11 Morgan Farley, actor (Open Secret), dies of natural causes at 90
  • 1988-10-12 Ken Murray, actor (Bill & Coo, Crooner, Half-Marriage), dies at 85
  • 1988-10-25 Bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75
  • 1988-10-27 Charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73
  • 1988-10-29 Ben Aerden, [John Mikkelsen], Dutch actor (Hamlet, Uilenspiegel), dies at 78
  • 1988-10-31 John Houseman, Romanian actor (The Paper Chase, Rollerball, The Fog), dies of spinal cancer at 86
  • 1988-11-06 John Hubbard, American actor (Don't Call Me Charlie, The Tall T, One Million B.C.), dies of kidney failure at 74
  • 1988-11-09 Billy Curtis, 4'2" actor (Terror of Tiny Town), dies at 79
  • 1988-11-27 John Carradine, American actor (The Grapes of Wrath, Stagecoach, Howling), dies of kidney failure at 82
  • 1988-12-07 Christopher Connelly, actor (Liar's Moon, Hawmps), dies at 47
  • 1988-12-21 Bob Steele [Robert Adrian Bradbury], American actor (Monogram, Supreme, Tiffany), dies of Emphysema at 60
  • 1988-12-26 John Loder, actor (Sabotage, Java Head), dies at 90
  • 1988-12-27 Fox Harris, actor (Alienator, Warlords, Sid & Nancy), dies
  • 1989-01-08 Kenneth McMillan, actor (Malone, Concrete Beat), dies of heart attack at 56
  • 1989-01-13 Joe Spinell, actor (Maniac, Star Crash, Strike Force), dies at 51