Actors in History (Part 19)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1801 - 1,900 of 7,038

  • 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)
  • 1921-02-24 Douglass Watson, American actor (Satan Murders, Another World), born in Jackson, Georgia (d. 1989)
  • 1921-02-27 Michael Fox, American actor (Perry Mason, Quincy, Dallas, Bold & the Beautiful), born in Yonkers, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1921-03-08 Alan Hale, Jr., American actor (Skipper-Gilligan's Island), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1990)
  • 1921-03-09 Carl Betz, American actor (The Donna Reed Show, Love of Life), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1978)
  • 1921-03-09 Dimitris Horn, Greek actor (A Girl in Black), born in Athens, Greece (d. 1998)
  • 1921-03-10 Cecil "Cec" Linder, Polish-Canadian actor (Goldfinger, Quatermass and the Pit), born in Galicia, Poland (d. 1992)
  • 1921-03-12 Gordon MacRae, American singer and actor (Oklahoma!, Carousel), born in East Orange, New Jersey (d. 1986)
  • 1921-03-21 Logan Ramsey, American actor (Head, Joy Sticks, Say Yes), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2000)
  • 1921-03-22 Saturnino "Nino" Manfredi, Italian actor (Between Miracles), born in Castro dei Volsci, Italy (d. 2004)
  • 1921-03-28 Dirk Bogarde [Derek van den Bogaerde] British writer and actor (Death in Venice, Servant), born in London, England (d. 1999)
  • 1921-04-03 Robert Karvelas, American actor (Get Smart), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1921-04-09 Frankie Thomas, American actor and author (Tom Corbett Space Cadet), born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1921-04-10 Chuck Connors, American author, actor (The Rifleman, Branded, Cowboy in Africa), professional basketball and baseball player, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1921-04-16 Peter Ustinov, British actor, author, journalist, comedian and broadcaster (Death on Nile, Logan's Run, Billy Budd), born in London, England (d. 2004)
  • 1921-04-21 Jack Fletcher, American actor (Calucci's Department, Once Upon a Mattress), born in Forest Hills, New York (d. 1990)
  • 1921-04-29 Tommy Noonan, American actor, screenwriter and producer (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Promises Promises), born in Bellingham, Washington (d. 1968)
  • 1921-05-03 Joe Ames, American singer and actor (The Ames Brothers Show), born in Malden, Massachusetts (d. 2007)
  • 1921-05-14 Arve Opsahl, Norwegian actor and stand-up comedian (Mot i brøstet, Olsen-banden), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 2007)
  • 1921-05-16 Harry Carey Jr, American actor (Back to the Future Part III, Gremlins), born in Saugus, California (d. 2012)
  • 1921-05-19 Daniel Gélin, French actor (Obsession, The Man Who Knew Too Much), born in Angers, Maine-et-Loire (d. 2002)
  • 1921-05-23 Humphrey Lyttelton, British jazz musician, actor and broadcaster (It's Great to Be Young), born in Eton, Buckinghamshire (d. 2008)
  • 1921-05-23 Loren Tindall, American actor (Meet Me on Broadway, Girl of Limberlost), born in Hastings, Oklahoma (d. 1973)
  • 1921-07-10 Jean "Jeff" Donnell, American actress (Gidget Goes to Rome, Hoedown, 9 Girls), born in Windham, Maine (d. 1988)
  • 1921-07-17 František Zvarík, Slovakian stage actor (Slovak National Theatre), born in Vrútky, Slovakia (d. 2008)
  • 1921-07-23 Heinz Bennent, German actor (Possession, The Serpent's Egg), born in Stolberg, Germany (d. 2011)
  • 1921-07-26 Jean Shepherd, American writer and actor (A Christmas Story), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • 1921-07-27 Émile Genest, French-Canadian actor (The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Les Plouffe), born in Quebec City, Canada (d. 2003)
  • 1921-07-29 Richard Egan, American actor (Empire, Redigo, Pollyanna), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1987)
  • 1921-08-28 Johan "Joop" Doderer, Dutch actor (Swiebertje, My Fair Lady), born in Velsen, Netherlands (d. 2005)
  • 1921-08-28 Fernando Fernán Gómez, Spanish actor, director, academic and playwright (All About My Mother), born in Lima, Peru (d. 2007)
  • 1921-09-03 Harry Landers [Sorokin], American actor (Star Trek, Ben Casey, Drive a Crooked Road), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1921-09-08 Harry Secombe, Welsh actor, comedian, singer and goon (The Goon Show, Oliver!), born in Swansea, Wales (d. 2001)
  • 1921-09-11 Edwin Richfield, British actor (Interpol Calling, The Avengers), born in London England (d. 1990)
  • 1921-10-01 James Whitmore, American actor (The Shawshank Redemption, Give 'em Hell Harry), born in White Plains, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1921-10-13 Yves Montand [Ivo Livi], Italian-French actor and singer (Z, Napoleon, Grand Prix), born in Monsummano Terme, Italy (d. 1991)
  • 1921-10-16 Michael Conrad, American actor (Delvecchio, Hill St Blues), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)
  • 1921-10-17 Tom Poston, American actor (Newhart, Mork & Mindy, Steve Allen Show, Newhart), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2007)
  • 1921-10-19 George Nader, American actor (Robot Monster, Away All Boats), born in Pasadena, California (d. 2002)
  • 1921-10-29 Edward "Ed" Kemmer, American actor (Space Patrol, Lux Video Theatre), born in Reading, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • 1921-11-02 Shepard Menken, American voice and character actor (The Wild Wild West), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)

Person of interestCharles Bronson

1921-11-03 Charles Bronson, American actor (Magnificent Seven, Death Wish, Dirty Dozen), born in Ehrenfeld, Pennsylvania (d. 2003)

  • 1921-11-08 Gene Saks, American actor and director (One & Only, Prisoner of 2nd Ave), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1921-11-14 Brian Keith, American actor (Family Affair, Loneliest Runner, The Parent Trap), born in Bayonne, New Jersey (d. 1997)
  • 1921-11-20 Daniel "Dan" Frazer, American actor (Kojak, Take the Money and Run), born in NYC, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1921-11-23 Ferdinando "Fred" Buscaglione, Italian singer and actor, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1960)
  • 1921-12-01 Ralph Manza, American actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2000)
  • 1921-12-05 Alvin "Alvy" Moore, American comic actor (Green Acres, Scream, Intruder), born in Vincennes, Indiana (d. 1997)
  • 1921-12-05 Peter Hansen, American actor (General Hospital, The War of the Roses), born in Oakland, California (d. 2017)
  • 1921-12-08 Terence Morgan, British actor (Sir Francis Drake, Curse of the Mummy's Tomb), born in London, England (d. 2005)
  • 1921-12-23 Gerald S O'Loughlin, American actor and director (Storefront Lawyer, Rookies, Wheels), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)

Person of interestSteve Allen

1921-12-26 Steve Allen, American comedian, composer, actor and TV host (Tonight Show, Steve Allen Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • 1922-01-02 Jason Evers, American actor (Wrangler, Channing), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1922-01-03 Bill Travers [William Inge Lindon-Travers], British actor, director, officer and animal rights activist (Born Free, Gorgo), born in Sunderland, England (d. 1994)
  • 1922-01-13 John Hewer, English actor famous for portraying Captain Birdseye in British commercials, born in London (d. 2008)
  • 1922-01-19 Guy Madison [Robert Moseley], American actor (Wild Bill Hickok), born in Pumpkin Center, California (d. 1996)

Person of interestPaul Scofield

1922-01-21 Paul Scofield, English actor (A Man for All Seasons, Train), born in Hurst, England (d. 2008)

  • 1922-01-21 Aristotelis "Telly" Savalas, American singer (If?) and character actor (Kojak, On Her Majesty's Secret Service), born in Garden City New Jersey, (d. 1994)
  • 1922-01-30 Dick Martin [Thomas Richard], American actor and comedian (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, Carbon Copy), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2008)
  • 1922-01-31 William Sylvester, American actor (2001: A Space Odyssey, Gemini Man), born in Oakland, California (d. 1995)
  • 1922-02-05 Bernard Kalb, American journalist, moderator, lecturer and author, one of the most respected broadcast journalists of his time (CBS News, NYT, Times), born in NYC, New York
  • 1922-02-06 Patrick Macnee, British actor (The Avengers, Magnum, P.I., Sherlock Holmes), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • 1922-02-24 Steven Hill, American actor (Mission Impossible, Law & Order), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2016)
  • 1922-03-05 James Noble, American actor (Benson, 1776, Airplane II: The Sequel), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1922-03-10 Adam Kennedy, American actor, screenwriter, novelist ant painter (The Californians, Just Like Humphrey Bogart), born in Lafayette, Indiana (d. 1997)
  • 1922-03-11 José Luis López Vázquez, Spanish actor, director and comedian (La Cabina, Travels With My Aunt), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2009)

Person of interestCarl Reiner

1922-03-20 Carl Reiner, American comedian, actor and writer (2000 Year Old Man, Dick Van Dyke Show), born in The Bronx, New York

Actor, Comedian, Writer and Director Carl Reiner
Actor, Comedian, Writer and Director
Carl Reiner
  • 1922-03-20 Jack Kruschen, Canadian character actor (The Apartment, Busting Loose), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (d. 2002)
  • 1922-03-23 Ugo Tognazzi, Italian comedy actor, director and screenwriter (La Cage Aux Folles, The Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man), born in Cremona, Italy (d. 1990)
  • 1922-03-25 Bruno VeSota, American character actor and director (They Stand Accused, Chopper, Teenage Doll, Wild Rovers), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1976)
  • 1922-03-26 William Milliken, American politician, longest serving Governor of Michigan (1969-83), born in Traverse City, Michigan
  • 1922-03-30 Turhan Bey [Sahultavy], Austrian-born actor dubbed "The Turkish Delight" (Arabian Nights, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2012)
  • 1922-03-31 Patrick Magee [McGee], Northern Irish actor and director (A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon), born in Armagh, Northern Ireland (d.1982)
  • 1922-03-31 Richard Kiley, American actor and singer (Kismet, Man of La Mancha, Endless Love), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • 1922-04-13 Jean Topart, French voice and film actor regarded as "one of the inimitable voices of French cinema" (Fantastic Planet), born in Paris, France (d. 2012)
  • 1922-04-15 Michael Ansara, American actor (Broken Arrow, Centennial), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 2013)
  • 1922-04-24 John Donovan "J D" Cannon, American actor (McCloud, Ike, Call to Glory), born in Salmon, Idaho (d. 2005)
  • 1922-04-26 Mike Kellin [Myron Kellin], American actor (Pipe Dream, American Buffalo), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1983)
  • 1922-04-27 Jack Klugman, American actor (Oscar-Odd Couple, Quincy, Goodbye Columbus), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • 1922-05-06 Vladimir Etush, Soviet actor and People's Artist of the USSR, born in Moscow, RSFSR
  • 1922-05-07 Darren McGavin [Richardson], American actor (Murphy Brown, The Night Stalker, A Christmas Story), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 2006)
  • 1922-05-07 Lewis "Lew" Anderson, American actor and musician (The Howdy Doody Show), born in Kirkman, Iowa (d. 2006)
  • 1922-05-14 Richard Deacon, American actor (Dick Van Dyke Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1984)
  • 1922-05-19 David McLean [Eugene Joseph Huth], American actor known for appearing in Marlboro advertisements (Days of Our Lives, Tate), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1995)

Person of interestChristopher Lee

1922-05-27 Sir Christopher Lee, English actor (The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit), born in London, England (d. 2015)

  • 1922-05-31 Denholm Elliott, actor (Alfie, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in London, England (d. 1992)
  • 1922-06-08 Myron Healey, American actor (The Lone Ranger, Wyatt Earp), born in Petaluma, Sonoma County California (d. 2005)
  • 1922-06-24 Jack Carter [Chakrin], American comedian and actor, born in Brooklyn New York (d. 2015)
  • 1922-06-28 Michael Vale, American actor known for being Dunkin' Donuts mascot "Fred the Baker", born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1922-06-28 Erik Bauersfeld, American voice actor (Star Wars' Admiral Ackbar "Its a trap"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1922-07-06 William Schallert, American actor (Patty Duke Show, Get Smart), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1801 - 1,900 of 3,673

  • 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
  • 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
  • 1989-01-16 Romo Vincent, actor (Naked Jungle), dies
  • 1989-01-16 Trey Wilson, actor (Bull Durham, Twins, Raising Arizona), dies
  • 1989-01-27 Bayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor [Okey Ka Fairy Ko!], dies at 70
  • 1989-02-03 John Cassavetes, Greek-American actor, film director, and screenwriter (Dirty Dozen, Rosemary's Baby), dies at 59
  • 1989-02-11 George O'Hanlon, american actor and director (Bop Girl, Zamba), dies at 71
  • 1989-02-27 Joseph "Joe" Silver, American actor (Lenny, Mr I Magination), dies of liver cancer at 66
  • 1989-03-06 Harry Andrews, English actor (Equus, Helen of Troy, Hill), dies at 77
  • 1989-03-12 Maurice Evans, British actor (Planet of the Apes, Bewitched), dies at 87
  • 1989-03-17 Merritt Butrick, actor (Shy People, Wired to Kill), dies of AIDS at 29
  • 1989-03-18 William Challee, actor (Desperate, Moonchild), dies
  • 1989-03-20 Alan Gifford [John Lennox], American actor (Time Lock, 2001: A Space Odyssey), dies at 78
  • 1989-03-21 Milton Frome, actor (Family Jewels), dies
  • 1989-03-29 Bernard Blier, actor (Les Miserables, Women & War), dies at 73
  • 1989-03-30 Dort Clark, actor (In Harm's Way), dies
  • 1989-04-03 Norman Woolard, actor (Guilty, Saul & David, Medeleine), dies at 79
  • 1989-04-03 Norman Wooland, German actor (Ivanhoe, Quo Vadis, Hamlet), dies at 79
  • 1989-04-07 Alberto Morin, Puerto Rican actor (Two Mules for Sister Sara, Rio Grande), dies at 86
  • 1989-04-12 Gerald Flood, British actor (Doctor Who, Patton), dies of a heart attack at 61
  • 1989-04-15 Charles Vanel, French actor and director (Wages of Fear), dies at 96
  • 1989-04-21 James Kirkwood, American actor, author and playwright (A Chorus Line, P. S. Your Cat Is Dead!), dies of cancer at 64
  • 1989-04-25 George Coulouris, British actor (Runaway Bus), dies at 85
  • 1989-05-01 Douglass Watson, American actor (Satan Murders, Another World), dies at 68
  • 1989-05-06 Guy Williams [Armando Joseph Catalano], American actor (Zorro, Lost in Space), dies of a brain aneurysm at 65
  • 1989-05-19 Robert Webber, American actor (12 Angry Men, Moonlighting, 79 Park Avenue), dies of Lou Gehrig's disease at 64
  • 1989-05-20 Anton Diffring [Alfred Pollack], German character actor (Assignment Vienna), dies at 70
  • 1989-05-27 Jack Starrett, director/actor (Chase, Nightwish, 1st Blood), dies
  • 1989-06-09 Rashid Behbudov, Azerbaijani singer and actor (b. 1915)
  • 1989-06-10 Richard Quine, American actor and director (How to Murder Your Wife, Clay Pigeon), commits suicide at 68
  • 1989-06-15 Ray McAnally, Irish actor (The Mission, My Left Foot, Empire State, Sicilian), dies of a heart attack at 63
  • 1989-06-15 Victor French, actor (#44-Get Smart, Highway to Heaven), dies at 54
  • 1989-06-17 John Matuszak, American NFL defensive end (Oak Raider) and actor (The Goonies), dies of an accidental propoxyphene overdose at 38
  • 1989-06-27 Jack Beutel, actor (The Outlaw), dies
  • 1989-07-01 William Ching, actor (Moonlighter, Terror in Haunted House), dies
  • 1989-07-03 James "Jim" Backus, American actor (Mr Magoo, Rebel Without a Cause, Gilligan's Island), dies of pneumonia at 76
  • 1989-07-10 Mel Blanc, American voice actor, comedian best known for his Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons (Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd & Porky Pig), dies at 81
  • 1989-07-10 Thomas "Tommy" Trinder, British radio comedian and actor (Save a Little Sunshine, Phoenix), dies at 80
  • 1989-07-19 Carl-Heinz Schroth, German director and actor (Strafverteidiger), dies at 87
  • 1989-07-24 Ernest Morrison, actor (Peggy Does Her Darndest), dies
  • 1989-07-28 Jeff Richards [Richard Mansfield Taylor], American actor (Don't Go Near the Water), dies of acute respiratory failure at 64
  • 1989-08-05 Ralph Meeker [Rathgeber], American actor (Mister Roberts, Anderson Tapes, Night Stalker), dies of a heart attack at 67
  • 1989-08-11 John Meillon, actor (Wild Duck, Crocodile Dundee), dies
  • 1989-08-22 Johannes "Jan" Teulings, Dutch actor (Lentelied, The Three Wishes), dies of natural causes at 84
  • 1989-09-09 Tim Hovey, actor (Slim Carter, Man Afraid), dies of a drug overdose
  • 1989-09-19 Guido de Moor, actor (Flanagan, Because of the Cats), dies
  • 1989-09-22 Jan Teulings, Dutch actor and director (Dorp aan de Rivier), dies
  • 1989-10-11 Paul Shenar, actor (Deadly Force, Dream Lover), dies at 53
  • 1989-10-12 Carmen Cavallaro, American actor and pianist (Hollywood Canteen, Diamond Horseshoe), dies from prostate cancer at 76
  • 1989-10-14 Michael Carmine, actor (Batteries Not Included), dies at 30
  • 1989-10-16 Cornel Wilde [Kornel Lajos Weisz], Hungarian-American actor (Sword of Lancelot, High Sierra, 5th Musketeer), dies at 74
  • 1989-10-20 Anthony Quayle, British actor (Anne of 1000 Days, Lawrence of Arabia), dies from liver cancer at 76
  • 1989-10-22 Roland Winters [Winternitz], American actor (Mama, Smothers Brothers, Jet Pilot, Meet Millie), dies at 84
  • 1989-11-06 Yusaku Matsuda, Japanese actor (b. 1949)
  • 1989-11-17 Billy Lee, actor (Sons of Legion, Biscuit Eater), dies
  • 1989-11-25 Frank M Thomas, actor (Behind the Headlines, M'Liss), dies
  • 1989-12-06 John Payne, American actor (The Restless Gun, Miracle on 34th Street), dies aged 77
  • 1989-12-14 Jock Mahoney [Jacques Joseph O'Mahoney], American actor and stuntman (Dallas, Yancy Derringer, Day of Fury), dies of a stroke at 70
  • 1989-12-15 Arnold Moss, American actor (Loves of Carmen, Kim, Quebec, Viva Zapata), dies at 79
  • 1989-12-15 Edward Underdown, British actor (Beat the Devil, Thunderball), dies at 81
  • 1989-12-16 Lee Van Cleef, US actor (Good, Bad & Ugly), dies at 64
  • 1989-12-23 Peter Bennett, British actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover, The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 72
  • 1990-01-02 Alan Hale Jr., American actor (Skipper-Gilligan's Island), dies of cancer at 68
  • 1990-01-03 Ken Hill, actor (Cobra, Protocol), dies
  • 1990-01-05 Arthur Kennedy, American actor (Fantastic Voyage, Peyton Place), dies of a brain tumor at 76
  • 1990-01-06 Hans Jaray, actor (Lydia, Fedora), dies
  • 1990-01-06 Ian Charleson, actor (Gandhi, Chariots of Fire), dies of AIDS at 40
  • 1990-01-08 Terry-Thomas [Thomas Terry Stevens], British actor (It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World), dies of Parkinson's disease at 78
  • 1990-01-11 Kittens Reichert [Catherine Alma Reichert], American silent screen child actor [House of Cards, Les Misérables], dies at 79
  • 1990-01-14 David Arkin, actor (I Love You Alice B Toklas), dies
  • 1990-01-15 Gordon Jackson, Scottish actor (Upstairs, Downstairs, The Professionals, The Great Escape), dies after a short illness at 66
  • 1990-01-18 Rusty Hamer, American actor (b. 1947)
  • 1990-01-25 Alexander Lockwood, actor (Duel), dies
  • 1990-02-02 Joel Fluellen, American actor (Porgy and Bess, Burning Cross, Learning Tree), commits suicide at 82
  • 1990-02-06 John Merivale, actor (Caltiki), dies
  • 1990-02-13 Ken Lynch, actor (Paratroop Command, Legend of Tom Dooley), dies at 79
  • 1990-02-15 Henry Brandon [Heinrich von Kleinbach], German-American actor (The Searchers, Assault on Precinct 13, Drums of Fu Manchu), dies from a heart attack at 77
  • 1990-02-15 Jack Fletcher, American actor (Calucci's Department, Once Upon a Mattress), dies of heart attack at 68
  • 1990-02-17 Erik Rhodes [Ernest Sharpe], American actor (Top Hat, Night at the Ritz), dies of pneumonia at 84
  • 1990-02-17 Marc Clement, actor (Career Opportunities, Sluggers Wife), dies