Actors in History (Part 26)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 2501 - 2,600 of 6,949

  • 1931-05-18 Robert Morse, actor (That's Life, Jack Frost), born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • 1931-05-24 Michael Lonsdale, French actor
  • 1931-05-25 John Gabriel, actor (Cat Gang, Fantasies), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • 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

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 2501 - 2,600 of 3,311

  • 1997-12-14 Stubby Kaye, actor (Guys & Dolls, Sweet Charity), dies 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

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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)
  • 1998-06-03 Poul Bundgaard, Danish actor and singer (b. 1922)
  • 1998-07-06 Roy Rogers, American actor (b. 1911)
  • 1998-07-21 Robert Young, American actor (Father Knows Best, Marcus Welby, M.D.), dies at 91
  • 1998-08-24 E G Marshall [Everett Eugene Grunz], American actor (12 Angry Men, The Defenders), dies of lung cancer at 88
  • 1998-09-10 Carl Forgione, British actor (b. 1944)
  • 1998-09-11 Dane Clark, American actor (Wire Service, Bold Venture, Perry Mason), dies at 86
  • 1998-09-18 Leonid Kinskey, Russian actor (Casablanca, Duck Soup), dies at 95
  • 1998-10-02 Orvon Grover "Gene" Autry, American cowpoke, singer, actor (The Gene Autry Show), and business tycoon (California Angels), dies at 91
  • 1998-10-03 Roddy McDowall, English actor (b. 1928)
  • 1998-10-11 Richard Denning [Louis Denninger Jr.], American actor (An Affair to Remember, The Black Scorpion), dies from cardiac arrest at 84
  • 1998-11-02 Vincent Winter, British actor (b. 1957)
  • 1998-11-08 Jean Marais, French actor (Donkey Skin, Orpheus), dies of cardio-vascular disease at 84
  • 1998-11-25 Flip Wilson, American actor and comedian (b. 1933)
  • 1998-11-29 Frank Latimore, American actor (b. 1925)
  • 1998-12-14 Norman Fell, American actor (b. 1924)
  • 1998-12-21 Roger Avon, British actor (Doctor Who, Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.), dies at 84
  • 1998-12-30 George Webb, British actor (Keeping Up Appearances), dies of natural causes at 86
  • 1999-01-02 Shepard Menken, American voice actor, dies at 77
  • 1999-01-04 Iron Eyes Cody [Espera Oscar de Corti], Italian-American actor (Keep America Beautiful, Black Gold, Ernest Goes to Camp), dies at 91
  • 1999-01-21 Leslie French, British actor and singer (Death in Venice, More than a Miracle), dies at 94
  • 1999-01-30 Huntz Hall, American actor (b. 1919)
  • 1999-02-07 Bobby Troup, American musician and actor (b. 1918)
  • 1999-02-09 Bryan Mosley, British actor (b. 1931)
  • 1999-02-18 Noam Pitlik, American actor and director (b. 1932)
  • 1999-03-04 Del Close, American actor (b. 1934)
  • 1999-03-05 Richard Kiley, American actor (b. 1922)
  • 1999-03-14 Kirk Alyn [John Feggo Jr], American actor (Superman), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 88
  • 1999-03-22 David Strickland, American actor (b. 1969)
  • 1999-04-04 Faith Domergue, American actor (b. 1924)
  • 1999-04-14 Anthony Newley, English actor and singer-songwriter (Dr Doolitte, Goldfinger theme), dies at 67
  • 1999-04-21 Charles "Buddy" Rogers, American musician actor (An Innocent Affair, Wings), dies at 94
  • 1999-04-28 Rory Calhoun, American actor (b. 1922)
  • 1999-05-02 Oliver Reed, English actor (b. 1938)
  • 1999-05-08 Dirk Bogarde, London England, actor (b. 1921) (Death in Venice, Servant)
  • 1999-05-08 Ed Gilbert, American actor (b. 1931)
  • 1999-05-19 Candy Candido [Jonathan Joseph Candido], American actor and radio performer (Peter Pan, The Great Mouse Detective), dies at 85
  • 1999-06-05 Mel Tormé, American singer ("The Velvet Fog"), composer, and actor (b. 1925)
  • 1999-06-11 DeForest Kelley, American actor (b. 1920)
  • 1999-06-23 Buster Merryfield, British actor (Only Fools and Horses), dies of a brain tumor at 78
  • 1999-06-25 Fred Feast, English actor (b. 1929)
  • 1999-07-12 Bill Owen [William Owen Rowbotham], British actor (Last of the Summer Wine, Not So Dusty), dies from pancreatic cancer at 85
  • 1999-08-04 Victor Mature, American actor (I Wake Up Screaming, Samson and Delilah), dies from leukaemia at 86
  • 1999-08-07 Brion James, American actor (b. 1945)

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1999-09-22 George C. Scott, American actor (Dr. Strangelove), dies of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm at 71

  • 1999-10-16 Jean Shepherd, American writer and actor (A Christmas Story), dies at 78
  • 1999-10-26 Hoyt Axton, American actor and country music singer-songwriter (b. 1938)
  • 1999-11-01 Jean Coutu, Canadian actor (b. 1925)
  • 1999-11-03 Ian Bannen, Scottish actor (b. 1928)
  • 1999-11-10 Robert Kramer, American actor and director, dies of meningitis at 60
  • 1999-11-21 Quentin Crisp, British writer, raconteur and actor (b. 1908)
  • 1999-12-17 Rex Allen, American actor and singer-songwriter known as the "the Arizona Cowboy" (Dr Baxter-Frontier Doctor), dies at 78
  • 1999-12-19 Desmond Llewelyn, Welsh actor, dies at 85
  • 1999-12-25 Peter Jeffrey, English actor (b. 1929)
  • 1999-12-28 Clayton Moore, American actor (The Lone Ranger), dies at 85
  • 2000-01-18 Jester Hairston, American actor (That's My Mama, Amen), dies at 98
  • 2000-02-10 Jim Varney, American actor (b. 1949)
  • 2000-03-06 John Colicos, Canadian actor (b. 1928)
  • 2000-03-07 Charles Gray, British actor (b. 1928)
  • 2000-03-20 Gene Eugene, Canadian actor and singer (b. 1961)
  • 2000-03-27 Ian Dury, English rock musician (The Blockheads) and actor (Judge Dredd), dies at 57
  • 2000-04-10 Peter Jones, English actor (b. 1920)
  • 2000-04-10 Larry Linville, American actor (b. 1939)
  • 2000-05-01 Steve Reeves, American actor (b. 1926)
  • 2000-05-07 Douglas Fairbanks Jr, American actor and decorated naval officer (Ghost Story), dies at 90
  • 2000-05-13 Paul Bartel, American actor (b. 1938)

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2000-05-21 Sir John Gielgud, British stage and screen actor and director (Hamlet, Arthur, Ages of Man), dies at 96

  • 2000-05-25 Nicholas Clay, British actor (b. 1946)
  • 2000-06-24 David Tomlinson, English actor (b. 1917)
  • 2000-06-28 Nils Poppe, Swedish actor (the Seventh Seal, Dum-Bom), dies of viral complications after several stroke at 92
  • 2000-06-29 Vittorio Gassman, Italian actor (b. 1922)
  • 2000-07-01 Walter Matthau, American actor (b. 1920)
  • 2000-07-03 Kemal Sunal, Turkish actor (b. 1944)
  • 2000-07-09 Doug Fisher, English actor (b. 1941)
  • 2000-07-10 Justin Pierce, English-American actor and skateboarder (b. 1975)
  • 2000-07-22 Eric Christmas, British actor (b. 1916)

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2000-08-05 Alec Guinness, British actor (The Ladykillers, The Bridge on the River Kwai), dies of liver cancer at 86