Actors in History (Part 28)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 2701 - 2,800 of 7,004

  • 1934-10-27 Giorgos Konstadinou, Greek actor and director, born in Athens, Greece
  • 1934-10-29 Pim Jacobs, jazz pianist, Dutch TV host and actor (Gilas)
  • 1934-10-30 Hamilton Camp, actor (Andrew-He & She, Meatballs 2), born in London, England
  • 1934-10-31 Norman Beaton, Guyanese actor (Eureka, Black Joy, Mighty Quinn), born in Georgetown, British Guiana (d. 1994)
  • 1934-11-05 Victor Argo, American actor (d. 2004)
  • 1934-11-21 Laurence Luckinbill, actor (Delphi Bureau, Ike), born in Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • 1934-12-04 Victor French, actor (Highway to Heaven), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1934-12-25 John Ashley, actor (Clipper-Straightaway), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1934-12-28 David Warrilow, English actor (Radio Days, Dakota Road, Barton Fink), born in Stone, England (d. 1995)
  • 1934-12-28 Yujiro Ishihara, Japanese actor (Crazed Fruit), born in Kobe, Japan (d. 1987)
  • 1934-12-29 Ed Flanders, actor (Dr Westphall-St Elsewhere), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1934-12-30 Nicolas Coster, British actor (Our Private World, Ryan's Four), born in London
  • 1934-12-30 Russ Tamblyn, actor (Win Place or Steal, Twin Peaks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1934-12-30 Joseph Bologna, American actor (Citizen Cohn, My Favorite Year), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestBob Denver

1935-01-09 Bob Denver, American actor (The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Gilligan's Island), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2005)

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver
  • 1935-01-11 Melvyn Hayes [Melvyn Hyams], English actor (Gunner "Gloria Beaumont in 'It Ain't Half Hot Mum'), born in London, England
  • 1935-01-12 Ron Harper, Turtle Creek Pa, actor (Wendy & Me, Planet of the Apes)
  • 1935-01-22 Seymour Cassel, actor (Faces, Plain Clothes, Valentino), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1935-01-26 Bob Uecker, catcher/actor (Mr Belvedere), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1935-01-28 Nicholas Pryor, American actor (The Hunger Games), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1935-02-12 Gene McDaniels, US vocalist, bandleader and actor (Young Swingers)
  • 1935-02-16 Brian Bedford, English actor (Anthony-Coronet Blue), born in Morley, West Yorkshire (d. 2016)
  • 1935-02-16 Salvatore "Sonny" Bono, American actor, musician, vocalist, (Sonny & Cher) and politician (Rep-R-Ca, 1995-98), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1998)
  • 1935-02-21 Mark McManus, Scottish actor (Taggart, Nightstick, 2000 Weeks, 12th Night), born in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
  • 1935-03-01 Robert Conrad, [Conrad R Falk], actor (Wild Wild West), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1935-03-02 Al Waxman, actor (Cagney & Lacey, Meatballs 3, Spasms), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1935-03-13 Don Nute, American actor, born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • 1935-03-13 Joseph Mascolo, American actor (Days of Our Lives), born in West Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2016)
  • 1935-03-15 Judd Hirsch, actor (Alex-Taxi, Dear John, Ordinary People), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1935-03-19 Burt Metcalfe, Saskatchewan Canada, actor/dir (Father of the Bride)
  • 1935-03-20 Ted Bessell, American director and actor (Don-That Girl, Gomer Pyle- Frankie), born in Flushing, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1935-03-22 M[ichael] Emmet Walsh, Ogdensburg NY, actor (Wildcats, War Party)
  • 1935-03-27 Julian Glover, English actor (QED, Heat & Dust, Mandela), born in Hampstead, London
  • 1935-04-01 Hans H Boswinkel, actor and director (Surprise Attack, Tutorials in Love)
  • 1935-04-13 Lyle Waggoner, KC Kansas, actor (Carol Burnett Show, Wonder Woman)

Person of interestDudley Moore

1935-04-19 Dudley Moore, English actor and comedian (10, Arthur, Bedazzled), born in London (d. 2002)

Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician Dudley Moore
Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician
Dudley Moore
  • 1935-04-21 Charles Grodin, Pitt, actor, Woman in Red, Lonely Guy, Heartbreak Kid)
  • 1935-04-29 Lennie "Len" Weinrib, American comedian and actor (H.R. Pufnstuf, Bedknobs and Broomsticks), born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1935-05-02 Lance LeGault, American actor (The A-Team), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • 1935-05-07 Kevin O'Connor, actor (Bogie, Special Effects), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1935-05-09 Nole "Nokie" Edwards, American surf-rock guitarist (The Ventures) and actor (Deadwood), born in Lahoma, Oklahoma (d. 2018)
  • 1935-05-11 Doug McClure, actor (Checkmate, Virginian, Roots), born in Glendale, California
  • 1935-06-02 Roger Brierley, English actor (d. 2005)
  • 1935-06-04 Hendrikus C "Henk" Admiraal, Dutch actor (Rififi in Amsterdam)
  • 1935-06-07 Harry Crews, American writer and actor (Indian Runner), born in Alma, Georgia (d. 2012)
  • 1935-06-16 James Bolam, Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, English actor (When the Boat Comes In, The Beiderbecke Trilogy)
  • 1935-06-21 Monte Markham, American actor (Second Hundred Years, Dallas), born in Manatee County, Florida
  • 1935-06-27 Laurent Terzieff, French actor (Head Over Heels, Milky Way), born in Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France (d. 2010)
  • 1935-06-27 Ramon Zamora, Filipino martial arts actor, born in San Juan, Rizal, Philippines (d. 2007)
  • 1935-06-28 John Inman, English actor (d. 2007)
  • 1935-07-08 Steve Lawrence, American singer and actor (Go Away Little Girl, Lonely Guy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-07-09 Ronnie Burns, American actor and adopted son of George Burns, born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • 1935-07-15 Alex Karras, NFLer (Detroit Lions)/actor (George-Webster), born in Gary, Indiana (d. 2012)
  • 1935-07-15 Ken Kercheval, Wolcottville Ind, actor (Cliff Barnes-Dallas)
  • 1935-07-17 Donald Sutherland, St John New Brunswick, Canadian actor (M*A*S*H, Body Snatchers)
  • 1935-07-19 Vasily Livanov, Russian film actor and screenwriter, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1935-07-31 Geoffrey Lewis, actor (Earl-Flo, Gun Shy), born in Plainfield, New Jersey
  • 1935-08-05 John Saxon, actor (Bees, Nightmare on Elm St, Electric Horseman), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1935-08-05 Zakes Mokae, actor (Comedians), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1935-08-12 John Cazale, Italian-American actor (d. 1978)
  • 1935-08-15 Jim Dale, English actor, director and singer (Barnum, My One & Only), born in Rothwell, England
  • 1935-08-17 Oleg Tabakov, Soviet-Russian actor and artistic director (Moscow Art Theatre), born in Saratov, Russian SFSR (d. 2018)
  • 1935-09-06 Bob Bouber [Boris Blom], Dutch singer (ZZ & Masks) and actor, born in Amsterdam
  • 1935-09-09 [Chaim] Topol, Tel Aviv Israel, actor (Fiddler on the Roof)
  • 1935-09-21 Henry Gibson, American actor and comedian (Nashville, Laugh-In's poet), born in Germantown, Philadelphia (d. 2009)
  • 1935-09-24 Sean McCann, Canadian actor (...First Do No Harm), born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • 1935-10-04 Eddie Applegate, American actor (Patty Duke Show), born in Wyncote, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • 1935-10-05 Peter Brown [Pierre Lind de Lappe], American actor (Lawman, Laredo, Bold & Beautiful), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1935-10-09 Jules Croiset, Dutch actor (Help, Doctor Verzuipt!), born in Deventer, Netherlands
  • 1935-10-09 Paul Beers, Dutch actor (Mother Courage & Her Children)
  • 1935-10-15 Hans Croiset, Dutch theatre director and actor (Witte Waan), born in Amsterdam

Person of interestPeter Boyle

1935-10-18 Peter Boyle, American actor (Joe, Candidate, Everybody Loves Raymond), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania

  • 1935-10-20 Jerry Orbach, actor (Law & Order, Dirty Dancing), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1935-11-05 Dick Davalos, actor (Jeff-The Americans), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1935-11-08 Alain Delon, French actor (Honor Among Thieves, Return of Zorro)
  • 1935-11-13 Tom Atkins, American actor (Escape from New York), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1935-11-14 Don Stewart, actor (Guiding Light)
  • 1935-11-22 Michael Callan, [Calinieff], actor (Peter-Occasional Wife), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Person of interestWoody Allen

1935-12-01 Woody Allen [Allen Konigsberg], American film director and actor (Zelig, Annie Hall), born in Brooklyn, New York

Actor, Screenwriter and Director Woody Allen
Actor, Screenwriter and Director
Woody Allen
  • 1935-12-08 Dharmendra, Indian actor
  • 1935-12-11 Ron Carey, American actor (Barney Miller), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2007)
  • 1935-12-14 Lewis Arquette, actor (Horror Show, Book of Love), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1935-12-17 George Lindsey, American actor (The Andy Griffith Show), (d. 2012)
  • 1935-12-30 Jack Riley, American actor (The Bob Newhart Show), born in Cleveland (d. 2016)
  • 1936-01-10 Burnum Burnum, Australian Aboriginal activist, actor, author and dreamer (d. 1997)
  • 1936-01-17 Jerry Fogel, actor (Jerry-Mothers-in-Law, White Shadow), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1936-01-27 Troy Donahue, American actor (Surfside Six, Cockfighter, Hawaiian Eye), born in NYC, New York
  • 1936-01-28 Alan Alda, [Alphonso D'Abruzzo], American actor (Hawkeye Pierce-M*A*S*H), born in NYC, New York
  • 1936-02-02 Duane Jones, American actor
  • 1936-02-04 Gary Conway, actor (Burke's Law, Land of the Giants), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1936-02-09 Clive Swift, actor (Frenzy, Passage to India), born in Liverpool, England

Person of interestBurt Reynolds

1936-02-11 Burt Reynolds, American actor (Deliverance, Evening Shade, Strip Tease, Cannonball), born in Lansing, Michigan (d. 2018)

  • 1936-02-12 Joe Don Baker, American actor (Eischied, Walking Tall, Fletch), born in Groesback, Texas
  • 1936-02-12 Paul Shenar, American actor (Carrington-Roots), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1936-02-14 Andrew Prine, American actor (V, W.E.B., Wide Country), born in Jennings, Florida
  • 1936-02-29 Alex Rocco, American actor (The Godfather, The Famous Teddy Z), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • 1936-03-02 Henny Boskamp, [Hoelscher], actor (Troeleke)
  • 1936-03-05 Dean Stockwell, California, actor (Werewolf of Washington, Blue Velvet)
  • 1936-03-10 Juda Bar-Norwegian, Israeli/Dutch mime/actor (King)
  • 1936-03-27 Jerry Lacy, American actor (Play it Again Sam), born in Sioux City, Iowa

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 2701 - 2,800 of 3,660

  • 2000-03-28 Albert "Ab" Abspoel, Dutch actor and director (Surprise Attack, Elevator), dies at 74
  • 2000-04-10 Peter Jones, British actor (Chariots of Fire, From a Bird's Eye View), dies of natural causes at 79
  • 2000-04-10 Larry Linville, American actor (b. 1939)
  • 2000-05-01 Stephen "Steve" Reeves, American professional bodybuilder, actor, and philanthropist (Hercules, Goliath, Sandokan), dies from a blood clot at 74
  • 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)

Person of interestJohn Gielgud

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, English actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover), dies at 53
  • 2000-06-11 Lew Gallo, American character actor and screen writer (Get Smart, Gunsmoke, 12 O'Clock High), dies at 71
  • 2000-06-24 David Tomlinson, British actor (Mary Poppins, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Helter Skelter), dies from a stroke at 83
  • 2000-06-26 Logan Ramsey, American actor (Head, Joy Sticks, Say Yes), dies of a heart attack at 79
  • 2000-06-28 Nils Poppe, Swedish actor (the Seventh Seal, Dum-Bom), dies of viral complications after several stroke at 92
  • 2000-06-29 Il Mattatore [Vittorio Gassman], Italian actor, director and screenwriter (Scent of a Woman, War & Peace), dies at 77
  • 2000-06-29 Coen Flink, Dutch actor (Pastorale 1943, Havinck, Honneponnetje), dies at 68
  • 2000-07-01 Walter Matthau, American actor and comedian (The Odd Couple, Bad News Bears), dies at 79
  • 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)
  • 2000-07-27 Val Dufour, American actor (Eugenie Grandet, Another World), dies at 73
  • 2000-07-30 Max Showalter, American actor and composer (Kansas, Niagara, Stockard Channing Show in Caldwell), dies of cancer at 83

Person of interestAlec Guinness

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

  • 2000-08-14 John Milford, American actor (Command & Conquer: Red Alert, Homefront), dies at 72
  • 2000-09-26 Richard Mulligan, American actor (b. 1932)
  • 2000-10-06 Richard Farnsworth, American actor (Misery, Havana, Sylvester), dies at 80
  • 2000-10-09 David Dukes, American actor (Beacon Hill, 79 Park Avenue, Winds of War), dies at 55
  • 2000-10-16 Rick Jason [Richard Jacobson], American actor (Day of the Wolves, Eagles Attack at Dawn), dies at 77

Person of interestSteve Allen

2000-10-30 Steve Allen, American comedian, composer, actor and TV host (Tonight Show, Steve Allen Show), dies of a heart attack at 78

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • 2000-11-01 Bernard Erhard, American voice actor (b. 1934)
  • 2000-11-09 Hugh Paddick, English actor (Round the Horne), dies at 85
  • 2000-11-22 Christian Marquand, French actor, director and screenwriter (b. 1927)
  • 2000-12-06 Werner Klemperer, German-American actor (Judgment at Nuremberg, Hogan's Heroes), dies of cancer at 80
  • 2000-12-11 David Lewis, American actor (b. 1916)
  • 2000-12-12 George Montgomery, American actor (b. 1916)
  • 2000-12-17 Gérard Blain, French director and actor (The Friends, Hatari), dies at 70
  • 2000-12-23 Billy Barty [William John Bertanzetti,], American actor (Under the Rainbow, Foul Play), dies of heart failure at 76
  • 2000-12-26 Jason Robards, American actor (A Thousand Clowns, Any Wednesday), dies at 78
  • 2000-12-26 Jason Robards, American actor (b. 1922)
  • 2000-12-26 Leo Gordon, American actor (Maverick, Circus Boy, Enos, Winds of War), dies of cardiac failure at 78
  • 2001-01-01 Ray Walston, American actor (My Favorite Martian, Damn Yankees), dies at 86
  • 2001-01-10 Jacques Marin, French character actor (The Vintage, Charade), dies at 81
  • 2001-01-11 Michael Williams, British actor, husband of Judi Dench (b. 1935)
  • 2001-01-13 Michael Cuccione, Canadian actor and singer (b. 1985)
  • 2001-01-18 Al Waxman, Canadian actor (b. 1935)
  • 2001-01-19 Dario Vittori, Argentinean actor (b. 1921)
  • 2001-01-30 Jean-Pierre Aumont, French actor (Lili, Cat & Mouse, Happy Hooker), dies at 90
  • 2001-02-07 Robert "King" Moody, American actor and comedian (Shtarker-Get Smart), dies at 71
  • 2001-02-09 Reginald Marsh, British actor (Sicilians, It Happened Here), dies at 74
  • 2001-03-03 Louis Edmonds, American actor (b. 1923)
  • 2001-03-08 Edward Winter, American actor (b. 1937)
  • 2001-03-21 Anthony Steel, British actor and singer (Malta Story, The Wooden Horse), dies from lung cancer at 80
  • 2001-03-23 Irving "Sully" Boyar, American actor (Dog Day Afternoon, Car Wash), dies of a heart attack at 76
  • 2001-03-27 Anthony Dexter [Walter Fleischmann], Canadian actor (The Phantom Planet, Captain John Smith and Pocahontas), dies at 88
  • 2001-04-07 David Graf, American actor (Police Academy- Sgt. Eugene Tackleberry), dies of a heart attack at 50
  • 2001-04-11 Harry Secombe, Welsh actor, comedian, singer and goon (The Goon Show, Oliver!), dies of cancer at 79
  • 2001-05-22 Jack Watling, British actor (Nanny, Adventure for 2, Naked Heart), dies at 78
  • 2001-05-22 Whitman Mayo, American actor (Grady Wilson-"Sanford & Son"), dies at 70
  • 2001-05-27 Ramon Bieri, American actor (Badlands, The Andromeda Strain), dies at 71
  • 2001-06-03 Antonio "Anthony" Quinn, Mexican actor (Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia, Lust for Life), dies from complications of throat cancer at 86
  • 2001-06-21 Carroll O'Connor, American actor (All in the Family, In the Heat of the Night), dies of a heart attack at 76
  • 2001-06-26 Soccer (dog actor) (b. 1988)

Person of interestJack Lemmon

2001-06-27 Jack Lemmon, American actor (Days of Wine & Roses, Missing), dies of colon cancer and metastatic cancer of the bladder at 76

  • 2001-07-21 Steve Barton, American actor (b. 1954)
  • 2001-07-21 Sivaji Ganesan, South Indian Tamil actor (b. 1927)
  • 2001-07-29 Alex Nicol, American actor (The Screaming Skull, Man From Laramie, Air Cadet), dies of natural causes at 85
  • 2001-08-03 Christopher Hewett, British actor (b. 1922)
  • 2001-08-04 Lorenzo Music, American writer, actor and voice actor (Carlton-Rhoda,Garfield), dies at 64
  • 2001-08-25 Philippe Léotard, French actor and singer (b. 1940)
  • 2001-08-29 Francisco Rabal, Spanish actor (b. 1926)
  • 2001-09-02 Troy Donahue, American actor (b. 1936)
  • 2001-09-12 Victor Wong [Yee Keung Victor Wong], American actor (Big Trouble in Little China), dies of a heart attack at 74
  • 2001-10-01 Guy Beaulne, French-Canadian actor and theatre director (b. 1921)
  • 2001-11-12 Albert Hague [Marcuse], German-American actor, singer and composer (Fame, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), dies of cancer at 73
  • 2001-12-10 Ashok Kumar [Dadamoni, Kumudlal Kunjilal Ganguly], Indian actor (Mahal, Afsana), dies from chronic asthma at 90
  • 2001-12-12 Jean Richard, French actor (b. 1921)
  • 2001-12-18 Gilbert Bécaud, French composer and actor known as "Monsieur 100,000 Volts" for his energetic performances, dies at 74
  • 2001-12-20 Foster Brooks, American comedian and actor (The Villain, Oddballs, Mork & Mindy), dies of natural causes at 89
  • 2001-12-26 Nigel Hawthorne, English actor (Tartuffe, Pope John Paul II), dies at 72
  • 2002-01-07 Avery Schreiber, American actor (b. 1935)
  • 2002-01-16 Ron Taylor, American actor (b. 1952)
  • 2002-01-22 Sheldon Allman, American-Canadian actor, singer, and songwriter (Nevada Smith, Harris Against the World), dies at 77
  • 2002-01-29 Harold Russell, Canadian actor (Best Years of Our Life, Dogtown), dies from a heart attack at 88
  • 2002-02-04 George Nader, American actor (Robot Monster, Away All Boats), dies at 80
  • 2002-02-11 Barry Foster, British actor (b. 1931)

Person of interestKevin Smith

2002-02-15 Kevin Smith, New Zealand actor (Ares-Hercules), dies at 38 after falling from a prop tower

  • 2002-02-21 John Thaw, English actor (Inspector Morse), dies of cancer at 60
  • 2002-02-21 Harold Pruett, American actor (Sybil, Embrace of the Vampire), dies of a drug overdose at 32
  • 2002-02-26 Lawrence Tierney, American actor (Abduction, Dillinger, Reservoir Dogs), dies of pneumonia at 82

Person of interestSpike Milligan

2002-02-27 Spike Milligan, Irish-British actor and comedian (The Goon Show, 3 Musketeers), dies of kidney failure at 83

Comedian and author Spike Milligan
Comedian and author
Spike Milligan
  • 2002-03-04 Eric Flynn, British actor/singer (b. 1939)
  • 2002-03-27 Milton Berle, American actor and comedian, dies at 93

Person of interestDudley Moore

2002-03-27 Dudley Moore, English actor and comedian (10, Arthur, Bedazzled), dies at 66

Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician Dudley Moore
Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician
Dudley Moore
  • 2002-03-29 Rico Yan, Philippine Young Movie & TV Actor (b. 1975)
  • 2002-04-02 Jack Kruschen, Canadian character actor (The Apartment, Busting Loose), dies at 80
  • 2002-04-07 John Agar, American actor (Sands of Iwo Jima, Fort Apache), dies at 81
  • 2002-04-16 Robert Urich, American actor (b. 1946)
  • 2002-04-25 Michael Bryant, British actor (Sakharov, Girly), dies at 74
  • 2002-04-29 Lor Tok [Sawong Supsamruay], Thai comedian and actor (Ngern, Ngern, Ngern), dies at 88
  • 2002-05-10 Yves Robert, French actor, screenwriter and director (b. 1920)
  • 2002-06-29 François Périer [Pillu], French actor (Gervaise, Fantasia, Les Mains Sales), dies at 82