Actors in History (Part 28)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 2701 - 2,800 of 7,107

  • 1934-03-21 Al Freeman Jr, Tx, actor (One Life to Live, My Sweet Charlie), (d. 2012)
  • 1934-03-22 Larry Martyn, English comedy actor (d. 1994)
  • 1934-03-23 Mark Rydell, American actor (Havana, Punchline, Long Goodbye), born in NYC, New York
  • 1934-03-23 Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor (d. 2006)
  • 1934-03-26 Alan Arkin, American actor (Catch 22, In-Laws, Simon, Wait Until Dark), born in NYC, New York
  • 1934-03-31 Richard Chamberlain, American actor (Dr Kildare), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1934-04-01 Don Hastings, American actor (Capt Video, Bob-As the World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1934-04-02 Brian Glover, British actor and wrestler (Alien 3, Kes), born in Sheffield, England (d. 1997)
  • 1934-04-07 Ian Richards, actor (Montgomery-Ike), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1934-04-07 Ian Richardson, Scottish actor (d. 2007)
  • 1934-04-18 James Drury, American actor (The Virginian), born in NYC, New York (d. 2020)
  • 1934-04-18 Mark Kingston, English actor (Intimate Contact), born in Deptford, London (d. 2011)
  • 1934-04-25 Denny "Scott" Miller, American actor (Wagon Train), born in Bloomington Ind, (d. 2014)
  • 1934-05-09 Alan Bennett, England, playwright/actor (Secret Policeman's Other Ball)
  • 1934-05-18 Dwayne Hickman, LA, actor (Dobie Gillis, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini)
  • 1934-05-19 David Sinclair, actor (Love & Hate)
  • 1934-05-25 David Burke, English actor (The Woman in Black), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1934-05-31 Jim Hutton, Binghamton NY, actor (Ellery Queen)
  • 1934-06-01 Charles "Pat" Boone, American singer, actor (April Love, Cross & Switchblade, No More Mr. Nice Guy) and TV personality (The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1934-06-01 Peter Masterson, actor (Ambush Bay), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1934-06-16 Bill Cobbs [Wilbert], American actor (Night at the Museum, The Color of Money), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1934-06-26 Josef Sommer, German-American actor (Witness, Target, Iceman, Forced March), born in Greifswald, Germany
  • 1934-07-01 Jamie Farr, American actor (Klinger-M*A*S*H, AfterMASH), born in Toledo, Ohio

Person of interestSydney Pollack

1934-07-01 Sydney Pollack, American director, actor and producer (Tootsie, Out of Africa), born in Lafayette, Indiana (d. 2008)

Film Director, Producer and Actor Sydney Pollack
Film Director, Producer and Actor
Sydney Pollack
  • 1934-07-01 Claude Berri, French actor, director and screenwriter, born in Paris (d. 2009)
  • 1934-07-04 Colin Welland, British screenwriter (Chariots of Fire) and actor (Straw Dogs), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2015)
  • 1934-07-05 Philip Madoc, Welsh actor (The Life and Times of David Lloyd George), born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 2012)
  • 1934-07-19 Willem Nijholt, Dutch actor (De Nietsnut, Respect, Op Afbetaling), born in Gombong, Central Java
  • 1934-07-26 Ken Pogue, Canadian actor (Adderly, Katts and Dog), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2015)
  • 1934-08-16 John Standing, British actor (Edward-Lime Street), born in London, England
  • 1934-08-16 Pierre Richard, French actor and director (The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe), born in Valenciennes, Nord, France
  • 1934-08-24 Kenny Baker, English actor (R2-D2 in Star Wars, Time Bandits), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2016)
  • 1934-08-30 Eric Schneider, Dutch actor (Drop Out, Family, Flanagan), born in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 1934-08-31 Nikos Xanthopoulos, Greek actor
  • 1934-09-06 Jody McCrea, American actor (Ben Matheson-Wichita Town), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • 1934-09-11 Ian Abercrombie, English actor (Birds of Prey, Desperate Housewives), born in Grays, Essex, England (d. 2012)
  • 1934-09-16 George Chakiris, American actor (West Side Story), born in Norwood, Ohio
  • 1934-09-25 Jean Sorel, French actor (The Day of the Jackal), born in Marseille, France
  • 1934-09-27 Claude Jarman Jr, actor (Rio Grande, Inside Straight), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1934-09-27 Greg Morris, American actor (Mission: Impossible), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • 1934-09-27 Wilford Brimley, American actor (Gus-Our House, Cocoon), born in Salt Lake City Utah (d. 2020)
  • 1934-10-15 Peter Haskell, American actor (Bracken's World, Rituals), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2010)
  • 1934-10-18 Calvin Lockhart, Bahamian actor (d. 2007)
  • 1934-10-20 Michael Dunn, Shattuck OK, actor (House of the Damned, Ship of Fools)
  • 1934-10-20 Timothy West, English actor (Brass), born in Bradford, England
  • 1934-10-27 Giorgos Konstadinou, Greek actor and director, born in Athens, Greece
  • 1934-10-29 Pim Jacobs, Dutch jazz pianist, TV host and actor (Gilas), born in Hilversum, Netherlands (d. 1996)
  • 1934-10-30 Hamilton Camp, English-American actor (Andrew-He & She, Meatballs 2), born in London (d. 2005)
  • 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, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1934-11-21 Laurence Luckinbill, actor (Delphi Bureau, Ike), born in Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • 1934-12-04 Victor French, American actor (Highway to Heaven), born in Santa Barbara, California (d. 1989)
  • 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, American 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, American actor (Wendy & Me, Planet of the Apes), born in Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania
  • 1935-01-22 Seymour Cassel, American actor (Faces, Plain Clothes, Valentino), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2019)
  • 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, American vocalist (A Hundred Pounds Of Clay), songwriter (I Feel Like Making Love) and actor (Young Swingers), born in Kansas City, Kansas (d. 2011)
  • 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 (d. 2020)
  • 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
  • 1935-03-17 Adam Wade, American singer & actor (The Writing On The Wall), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 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)
  • 1935-04-09 Avery Schreiber, American comedian and actor (My Mother the Car), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2002)
  • 1935-04-13 Lyle Waggoner, American actor (The Carol Burnett Show, Wonder Woman), born in Kansas City, Kansas

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, American actor (Checkmate, Virginian, Roots), born in Glendale, California (d. 1995)
  • 1935-05-23 Lasse Strömstedt, Swedish writer and actor, born in Gävle, Sweden (d. 2009)
  • 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, English actor (When the Boat Comes In, The Beiderbecke Trilogy), born in Sunderland, England
  • 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 (Mr. Humphries-Are You Being Served?), born in Preston, Lancashire, England (d. 2007)
  • 1935-07-08 Steve Lawrence [Sidney Leibowitz], 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)

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 2701 - 2,800 of 3,779

  • 1999-12-19 Desmond Llewelyn, Welsh actor, dies at 85
  • 1999-12-21 John Arnatt, British actor (A Challenge for Robin Hood, Circumstantial Evidence), dies at 82
  • 1999-12-25 Peter Jeffrey, British character actor (Dr Phibes Rides Again, Twinsanity), dies at 70
  • 1999-12-28 Clayton Moore, American actor (The Lone Ranger), dies at 85
  • 2000-01-03 Bernhard Wicki, Austrian director and actor (Morituri, Crime & Passion), dies at 80
  • 2000-01-18 Jester Hairston, American actor (That's My Mama, Amen), dies at 98
  • 2000-01-31 Ralph Manza, American actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart), dies of a heart attack at 78
  • 2000-02-10 Jim Varney, American actor (b. 1949)
  • 2000-03-06 John Colicos, Canadian actor (Battlestar Galactica), dies of a heart attack at 71
  • 2000-03-07 Charles Gray, British actor (Clay-Rawhide, Diamonds Are Forever, The Rocky Horror Picture Show), dies at 71
  • 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
  • 2000-03-28 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 screenwriter (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 (Soap, Empty's Nest, Big Bus), dies at 67
  • 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
  • 2001-02-10 Lewis Arquette, American actor (Horror Show, Book of Love), dies at 65
  • 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
  • 2001-05-13 Jason Miller, American actor and writer (Exorcist, Light of Day), dies at 62
  • 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 (Rhoda - Carlton, the doorman; 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 (Hawaiian Eye), dies at 65
  • 2001-09-11 Berry Berenson, American photographer, actress, model, and widow of actor Anthony Perkins, dies in the 9/11 attacks at 53
  • 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
  • 2001-11-21 Gardner McKay, American actor and author (Adventures in Paradise, Pleasure Seekers, Boots & Saddles), dies at 69
  • 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 [François Gilbert Léopold Silly], French singer, pianist, composer and actor (Nathalie) 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 comedian and actor (My Mother the Car), dies at 66
  • 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)