Actors in History (Part 26)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 2501 - 2,600 of 6,959

  • 1931-05-25 Donald Phelps, American actor (Ghost Ship), born in Indiana (d. 1993)
  • 1931-06-07 Lang Jeffries, Ontario Canada, actor (Skip-Rescue 8)
  • 1931-06-09 Joe Santos, American actor (Rockford Files), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1931-06-20 James Tolkan, American actor (Weekend War, Leap of Faith), born in Calumet, Michigan
  • 1931-06-29 Ed Gilbert, American actor (d. 1999)
  • 1931-07-02 Robert Ito, actor (Sam-Quincy ME), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1931-07-04 Stephen Boyd [William Millar], Glengormley, County Antrim, Irish actor (Fantastic Voyage, Ben-Hur)
  • 1931-07-06 Donal Donnelly, Bradford Yorkshire England, actor (Dead)
  • 1931-07-07 Stanley Brock, actor (Ivan-He's the Mayor), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1931-07-10 Nick Adams, Nanticoke Pa, actor (Johnny Yuma-Rebel)
  • 1931-07-11 Tab Hunter, American actor (Tab Hunter Show, Lust in the Dust), born in NYC, New York
  • 1931-07-13 Bill Moor, actor (Hanky Panky), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1931-07-14 Robert Stephens, Bristol England, actor (Uncle Kurt-Holocaust)
  • 1931-07-22 Perry Lopez, American actor (Chinatown, Death Wish 4), born in NYC, New York
  • 1931-07-27 Jerry Van Dyke, American actor (My Mother the Car, Coach), born in Danville, Illinois (d. 2018)
  • 1931-07-28 Darryl Hickman, American actor (Human Comedy, Tea & Sympathy), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1931-08-03 Alex Cord, [Viespi], American actor (Brotherhood, Fire, Street Asylum), born in NYC, New York
  • 1931-08-31 Noble Willingham, American actor (Walker, Texas Ranger, The Corndog Man), born in Mineola, Texas (d. 2004)
  • 1931-09-10 Philip Baker Hall, American actor
  • 1931-09-12 Ian Holm, English actor (The Lord of the Rings, Alien), born in Ilford Essex
  • 1931-09-19 Ray Danton, American actor and director (Longest Day, Psychic Killer), born in NYC, New York
  • 1931-09-19 Jean-Claude Carrière, French screenwriter and actor
  • 1931-09-21 Larry Hagman, TV actor (I Dream of Jeannie, JR-Dallas), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2012)
  • 1931-09-24 Anthony Newley, English actor and singer-songwriter (Dr Doolitte, Goldfinger theme), born in London (d. 1999)
  • 1931-09-29 Eddie Barth, actor (Shaft, Simon & Simon), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1931-10-09 Tony Booth, British actor and father of Cherie Blair
  • 1931-10-26 Hank Garrett, actor (Car 54 Where Are You), born in Monticello, New York
  • 1931-10-29 Franco Interlenghi, Italian actor (I Vitelloni), born in Rome, (d. 2015)
  • 1931-10-30 Dick Gautier, stage and screen actor (Get Smart, Mr Terrific), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)
  • 1931-10-30 John Macchia, CA, actor (Beach Blanket Bingo, Beach Party)
  • 1931-11-15 John Kerr, American actor (South Pacific, Peyton Place, Pit & Pendulum), born in NYC, New York
  • 1931-11-29 Shintaro Katsu, Japanese actor (d. 1997)
  • 1931-11-30 Jack Ging, actor (11th Hour, Ripcord, Tales of Wells Fargo), born in Alva, Oklahoma
  • 1931-11-30 Jack Sheldon, actor (Run Buddy Run, Merv Griffin), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1931-12-06 Zeki Müren, Turkish actor, singer, and composer (d. 1996)
  • 1931-12-09 William Reynolds, American actor
  • 1931-12-09 Ladislav Smoljak, Czech actor
  • 1931-12-11 Richard Devon, actor (Battle of Blood Island), born in Glendale, California
  • 1931-12-17 Dave Madden, Canadian-born American actor, (d. 2014)
  • 1931-12-18 Gunnel Lindblom, Goeteborg Sweden, actor (Hunger, Virgin Spring)
  • 1931-12-26 Thomas K "Tom" van Brook, actor/interpreter (Soldier of Orange)
  • 1931-12-28 Martin Milner, American actor (Route 66", "Adam 12"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • 1932-01-04 Richard Stahl, actor (Howard-It's a Living), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1932-01-15 Dean Smith, US actor/relay runner (Olympic gold 1952)
  • 1932-02-02 Robert Mandan, Clever Mo, actor (Chester-Soap, James-3's a Crowd)
  • 1932-02-12 Lincoln Kilpatrick, actor (BJ-Leslie Uggams Show), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1932-02-16 Harry Goz, American actor (d. 2003)
  • 1932-02-24 John Vernon, Canadian actor (Animal House, Chained Heat, Dirty Harry)
  • 1932-02-25 Faron Young, country singer/actor (Hidden Guns, Daniel Boone)
  • 1932-02-28 Don Francks, actor (Terminal Choice, Finian's Rainbow), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1932-03-09 Walter Mercado, Puerto Rican astrologist and actor
  • 1932-03-24 William Smith, Columbia Mo, actor (Rich Man Poor Man, Hawaii 5-0)
  • 1932-04-01 Alexander Colleridge Vanderpuiye Baka Tetteh-Lartey, actor
  • 1932-04-01 Gordon Jump, actor (Arthur Carlson-WKRP, Growing Pains), born in Dayton, Ohio

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1932-04-04 Anthony Perkins, American actor (Psycho, Fear Strikes Out, Pretty Poison), born in NYC, New York

  • 1932-04-09 Cheeta, chimpanzee actor
  • 1932-04-10 Hari Rhodes, actor (Mike-Daktari, Roots), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1932-04-10 Omar Sharif, [Michael Shalhoub], Egyptian actor (Doctor Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia), born in Alexandria (d. 2015)
  • 1932-04-11 Joel Grey, [Joe Katz], American actor (Cabaret, Remo Williams, 7% Solution), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1932-04-14 Bob Grant, English actor (d. 2003)
  • 1932-04-24 Coen[rad] Flink, Dutch actor (Pastorale 1943, Havinck, Honneponnetje)
  • 1932-04-25 William Roache, England, actor (Ken Barlow-Coronation Street)
  • 1932-05-02 Bruce Glover, actor (Diamonds are Forever), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1932-05-05 Will Hutchins, Atwater California, actor (Sugarfoot, Hey Landlord)
  • 1932-05-07 Hans Boskamp, [Johan HG Hoelscher], actor/producer (Oh My Papa)
  • 1932-05-15 John Glen, Thames England, actor (Spy Who Loves Me, Backfire)
  • 1932-05-19 Claude Blanchard, Quebec comedian and actor (d. 2006)
  • 1932-05-26 Grigor Vachkov, Bulgarian actor (d. 1980)
  • 1932-06-04 John Drew Barrymore, American actor (Pantomine Quiz), born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2004)
  • 1932-06-10 Gardner McKay, American actor (Pleasure Seekers, Boots & Saddles), born in NYC, New York
  • 1932-06-16 David Keylsey, actor/director
  • 1932-06-22 Amrish Puri, Indian actor (d. 2005)
  • 1932-06-28 Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita, Isleton CA, actor (Happy Days, Karate Kid)
  • 1932-07-02 Ken McMillan, American actor (Malone, Concrete Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1932-07-05 Billy Laughlin, American actor (d. 1948)
  • 1932-07-11 Alex Hassilev, actor and musician (Limeliters), born in Paris, France
  • 1932-07-11 Bob McGrath, American actor
  • 1932-07-14 Roosevelt Grier, Cuthbert Ga, NFLer (NY Giants)/actor (Movin' On)

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1932-07-31 Ted Cassidy, American actor (Lurch-Addams Family), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • 1932-07-31 Sam Coppola, US actor (Saturday Night Fever), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • 1932-08-02 Peter O'Toole, Irish actor (Lord Jim, Beckett, Lawrence of Arabia), (d. 2013)
  • 1932-08-07 Edward Hardwicke, British actor
  • 1932-08-17 Chet Allen, Chickasha Oklahoma, actor (Jerry-Bonino, Slats-Troubleshooter)
  • 1932-08-20 Anthony Ainley, British actor (d. 2004)
  • 1932-08-21 Melvin Van Peebles, American actor and director (Sophisticated Gent), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1932-09-03 Richard Tyler, American actor (Henry Aldrich-Aldrich Family), born in NYC, New York
  • 1932-09-04 Dinsdale Landen, English actor (d. 2003)
  • 1932-09-18 Jack Mullaney, actor (My Living Doll, It's About Time), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1932-09-26 Richard Herd, American actor
  • 1932-09-27 Roger C Carmel, actor (Harry Mudd-Star Trek, In-Laws)
  • 1932-09-29 Mehmood, Indian actor (d. 2004)
  • 1932-10-13 Jack Colvin, American actor (Incredible Hulk), born in Lyndon, Kansas (d. 2005)
  • 1932-10-19 Lloyd Haynes, South Bend Indiana, actor (Pete Dixon-Room 222)
  • 1932-10-19 Robert Reed, Highland Park Ill, actor (Mike-Brady Bunch, Nurse)
  • 1932-10-20 William Christopher, Evanstown Ill, actor (Father Mulcahy-M*A*S*H)
  • 1932-10-27 Jean-Pierre Cassel, actor (Trout), born in Paris, France
  • 1932-11-01 John Clark, English-born actor/director
  • 1932-11-04 Noam Pitlik, actor and director (Sanford & Son, Bob Newhart), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1932-11-10 Roy Scheider, actor (Jaws, The French Connection, Marathon Man, Paper Lion) (d. 2008)
  • 1932-11-10 Don Henderson, English actor (d. 1997)

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 2501 - 2,600 of 3,425

  • 1996-07-21 Herb Edelman, actor (Odd Couple, St Elsewhere), dies of emphysema 62
  • 1996-07-21 Wolf Morris, actor (Padmasambhava-Dr Who), dies at 71
  • 1996-07-24 Howard Vernon, Swiss actor (Love and Death, Delicatessen), dies at 82
  • 1996-08-05 Bruce Howard Lidington, actor (Sword of Valiant, Mosses), dies at 46
  • 1996-08-16 Eric Cullen, actor (Huntington Tower), dies at 31
  • 1996-08-25 Alexander Colleridge Vanderpuiye Baka Tetteh, actor/lawyer, dies at 64
  • 1996-08-27 Greg Morris, actor (Mission Impossible), dies at 61

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1996-09-13 Tupac Shakur, American rapper and actor (Juice, Bullet), dies of internal bleeding after a drive by shotting at 25

Rap Musician and Actor Tupac Shakur
Rap Musician and Actor
Tupac Shakur
  • 1996-09-16 Gene Nelson, actor/dancer (SOB, Purple Hills, Starlift), dies at 76
  • 1996-09-24 Mark Frankel, actor (Solitaire for 2, Simon-Sisters), dies at 34
  • 1996-09-26 Mark Frankel, actor (Leon the Pig Farmer), dies on motorcycle at 34
  • 1996-10-06 Ted Bessell, director/actor (That Girl), dies of an aneurism at 61
  • 1996-10-08 William Prince, American actor (Spies Like Us, The Stepford Wives, City in Fear), dies at 83
  • 1996-10-09 Harvey Vernon, actor (Jasper-Carter Country), dies at 69
  • 1996-10-10 Peter Aldersley, actor/disc jockey, dies at 72
  • 1996-10-16 Jason Bernard, actor (judge-Liar Liar), dies of heart attack at 58
  • 1996-10-28 Morey Amsterdam, American comedian and actor (Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 87
  • 1996-10-31 Arthur Peterson, American actor (Soap, Mission: Impossible, Crisis), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 83
  • 1996-11-03 Michael Burchill, actor, dies at 65
  • 1996-11-22 Mark Lenard, American actor (Sarek-Star Trek), dies of cancer at 72
  • 1996-12-04 Willard Parker, American actor (Kiss Me Kate, What A Woman), dies at 84
  • 1996-12-08 Howard E Rollins Jr, actor (Ed Harding-Another World), dies at 46
  • 1996-12-10 Faron Young, country singer/actor (Hidden Guns), commits suicide at 34
  • 1996-12-11 William George Rushton, actor, author and cartoonist (TW3), dies at 59
  • 1996-12-12 Larry Gates, American actor (Guiding Light, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Body Snatchers), dies of leukemia at 81
  • 1996-12-19 Marcello Mastroiani, actor (8½, Assassin, Family Diary), dies at 72
  • 1996-12-19 Ronald Howard, British actor (Naked Edge, Come September, Murder She Said), dies at 78
  • 1996-12-25 Derek Prouse, writer actor and director (Le Scandale), dies at 74
  • 1996-12-30 Jack Nance, actor (Meatballs 4, Whore, Voodoo), murdered at 53
  • 1996-12-30 Lew Ayres, American actor (All Quiet on Western Front, Holiday, Dr Kildare), dies at 88
  • 1996-12-31 David Sinclair, actor (Love & Hate), dies at 62
  • 1996-12-31 Wesley Addy, American actor (Kiss Me Deadly, Bostonians, Loving), dies at 83
  • 1997-01-06 Vince Williams, actor (Hamp-Guiding Light), dies of cancer at 39
  • 1997-01-08 Jesse White, American actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Maytag repairman, Million Dollar Mermaid), dies at 77
  • 1997-01-11 Sheldon Leonard, American actor, producer and director (Danny Thomas Show, Big Eddie), dies at 89
  • 1997-01-23 David Waller, actor (Lady Jane, Perfect Friday, Hannay), dies at 76
  • 1997-02-02 Sanford Meisner, American actor and teacher, dies at 91
  • 1997-02-09 Barry Evans, actor (Dr Upton-Dr in the House), dies at 53
  • 1997-02-11 Don Porter, actor (Gidget), dies at 84
  • 1997-02-13 Antonius "Ton" Lensink, Dutch actor (Rituelen), dies at 74
  • 1997-02-16 Arthur Hewlett, British actor (The Pied Piper), dies at 89
  • 1997-02-26 David Doyle, actor (Charlie's Angels), dies at 67
  • 1997-03-04 Carey Loftin, American actor (The Deer Hunder, The Goonies), dies at 83
  • 1997-03-29 Eddie Ryder, actor (Slick Jones-General Hospital), dies at 74
  • 1997-04-02 Anthony Bushell, British actor (Journey's End, A Night to Remember), dies at 92
  • 1997-04-16 Michael Stroka, actor (Aristede-Dark Shadows), dies of cancer at 57
  • 1997-04-26 John Beal [James Andrew Bliedung], American actor (10 Who Dare, I Am the Law, Les Misérables), dies at 87
  • 1997-04-27 Paul Lambert, actor (Tom-Executive Suite), dies at 73
  • 1997-05-04 Alvy Moore, actor/producer (Mr Kimball-Green Acres), dies at 75
  • 1997-05-05 Walter Gotell, German actor (b. 1924)
  • 1997-05-24 Edward Mulhare, Irish actor (Knight Rider), dies of lung cancer at 74
  • 1997-06-09 Reid Shelton, actor (Daddy Warbucks-Annie), dies of stroke at 71
  • 1997-06-14 Richard Jaeckel, actor (Starman, The Dark), dies of cancer at 70
  • 1997-06-22 Don Henderson, English actor (b. 1932)
  • 1997-06-24 Brian Keith, actor (Family Affair), commits suicide at 75
  • 1997-06-29 William Hickey, American actor (Prizzi's Honor), dies of emphysema at 69
  • 1997-07-01 Robert Mitchum, American actor (Out of the Past, Winds of War, North & South), dies of lung cancer and emphysema at 79
  • 1997-07-02 Jimmy Stewart, American actor (The Philadelphia Story and It's a Wonderful Life), dies of a pulmonary embolism at 89
  • 1997-07-24 Brian Glover, British actor and wrestler (Alien 3, Kes), dies of a brain tumour at 63
  • 1997-08-16 Gerard McLarnon, British-Irish actor and writer (The Wrestler's Honeymoon), dies at 82
  • 1997-08-21 Yuri Nikulin, Russian clown and actor (b. 1921)
  • 1997-08-27 Jeep Swenson, actor (Batman & Robin), dies of heart failure at 40
  • 1997-09-07 Alex Macintosh, broadcaster/actor (Hell Fight), dies at 72

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1997-09-09 Burgess Meredith, American actor (Mr Novak, The Penguin in Batman, Rocky), dies at 88

  • 1997-10-05 Andrew Keir, actor (Rob Roy, Absolution, Blood Hunt), dies at 71
  • 1997-10-05 Andrew Keir, Scottish character actor (Rob Roy, Absolution, Blood Hunt, Catholics), dies at 71
  • 1997-10-19 Harold French, British director and actor (The Cavalier of the Streets, Trio, Quartet), dies at 97
  • 1997-10-30 Samuel Fuller, American actor and writer (The Steel Helmet, Return to Salem's Lot), dies from natural causes at 85
  • 1997-11-10 William Alland, American actor (Citizen Kane), dies at 81
  • 1997-11-16 George Petrie, American actor (Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Honeymooners), dies from a lymphoma on his 85th birthday

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1997-11-22 Michael Hutchence, Australiann rocker (INXS) and actor, commits suicide at 37

INXS rocker Michael Hutchence
INXS rocker
Michael Hutchence
  • 1997-11-25 Charles Hallahan, actor (Hunter), dies of heart attack at 54
  • 1997-11-28 Georges Marchal, actor (Dirty Game, Blondine), dies at 77
  • 1997-12-04 Richard Vernon, British actor (Gandhi, Hard Days Night), dies at 72
  • 1997-12-10 Jake Carey, American actor (Rock Rock Rock!, Go, Johnny, Go!), dies at 71
  • 1997-12-14 Stubby Kaye [Bernard Solomon Kotzin], American actor (Guys & Dolls, Lil' Abner, Cat Ballou), dies of lung cancer at 79
  • 1997-12-16 Richard Warwick, actor (Johnny Dangerously, Sebastine, If), dies at 52
  • 1997-12-21 Juzo Itami, film director/actor (Lord Jim, Yuuguremade), dies at 64

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1997-12-24 Toshiro Mifune, Japanese actor (Shogun), dies at 77

Actor & Writer Toshiro Mifune
Actor & Writer
Toshiro Mifune
  • 1997-12-25 Denver Pyle, actor (Dukes of Hazzard), dies at 77
  • 1997-12-28 Ronald Clive Williams, actor/comedian, dies at 68
  • 1998-01-16 Dimitris Horn, Greek actor (b. 1921)
  • 1998-01-17 Emil Sitka, actor (3 Stooges shorts), dies of stroke at 82
  • 1998-01-21 Jack Lord, American actor (Hawaii FIVE-O), dies at 77
  • 1998-02-23 Philip Abbott, actor (Arthur Ward-FBI), dies at 74
  • 1998-02-26 J T Walsh, actor (Good Morning Vietnam), dies at 54
  • 1998-02-27 J. T. Walsh, American actor (b. 1943)
  • 1998-02-28 Dermot Morgan, Irish actor and comedian (Father Ted Crilly-Father Ted), dies of a heart attack at 45
  • 1998-03-05 Donald Woods, Canadian actor (True Grit, Craig Kennedy; Criminologist), dies at 91
  • 1998-03-10 Lloyd Bridges, American comedic actor (Sea Hunt, Roots, Airplane!), dies of natural causes at 85
  • 1998-03-12 Jozef Kroner, Slovak actor (b. 1924)
  • 1998-04-01 Gene Evans, American actor (b. 1922)
  • 1998-04-27 Godrey Kenton, English stage actor, dies at 96
  • 1998-04-27 Godfrey Kenton, English actor (The Tempest, Well's Theater), dies at 96
  • 1998-05-02 Gene Raymond [Raymond Guion], American actor (Paris 7000, Love on a Bet, Fireside Theater), dies from pneumonia a 89
  • 1998-05-02 Kevin Lloyd, British actor (b. 1949)

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1998-05-14 Frank Sinatra, American singer ("My Way") and actor ("Guys and Dolls") , dies at 82

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • 1998-05-21 Douglas Fowley, American actor (Singin' in the Rain, Pistols 'n' Petticoats), dies at 86

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1998-05-28 Phil Hartman, Canadian actor and comedian, murdered by his wife in his sleep at 49

  • 1998-06-01 Darwin Joston, American actor (b. 1937)