Actors in History (Part 29)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 2801 - 2,900 of 7,009

  • 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
  • 1936-02-11 Burt Reynolds, Mich, actor (Evening Shade, Strip Tease, Cannonball)
  • 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
  • 1936-03-31 Dokumamushi Sandayu, Japanese actor
  • 1936-04-08 Klaus Lowitsch, actor (Despair, Marriage of Marla Braun), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1936-04-12 Charles Napier, American actor (Night Stalker, Rambo), born in Mt. Union, Kentucky (d. 2011)
  • 1936-04-14 Kenneth Mars, American actor
  • 1936-04-18 Harold Innocent, [HS Harrison], English actor (Tall Guy)

Person of interestGlen Campbell

1936-04-22 Glen Campbell, American actor and singer (Time I Get to Phoenix), born in Delight, Arkansas (d. 2017)

Actor and Country Singer Glen Campbell
Actor and Country Singer
Glen Campbell
  • 1936-04-29 Lane Smith, actor (Perry White-Lois & Clark), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1936-05-02 Quinn Redeker, American actor (Dan Raven, Young & Restless), born in Woodstock, Illinois
  • 1936-05-09 Albert Finney, Salford UK, actor (Dresser, Under the Volcano)
  • 1936-05-13 Rafael Campos, Santiago Dominican Republic, actor (Tonka)
  • 1936-05-17 Dennis Hopper, American actor (True Grit, Blue Velvet, Easy Rider), born in Dodge City, Kansas (d. 2010)
  • 1936-05-20 Anthony Zerbe, Cal, actor (Harry-O, Centennial, They Call Me Mr Tibbs)
  • 1936-05-23 Charles Kimbrough, actor (Murphy Brown)
  • 1936-05-27 Louis Gossett Jr, American actor (Officer & Gentleman, Deep), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1936-05-30 Keir Dullea, actor (2001, 2010, David & Lisa), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1936-06-01 Bekim Fehmiu, Yugoslavian actor (Black Sunday, Permission to Kill, Cagliostro), born in Sarajevo, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2010)
  • 1936-06-04 Bruce Dern, American actor (Nebraska, The Hateful Eight, Django Unchained), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1936-06-08 James Darren, American actor (TJ Hooker, Diamond Head, Venus in Furs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1936-06-14 Irmelin Sandman Lilius, Finnish actor
  • 1936-06-15 Claude Brasseur, actor (Josepha, Pardon Mon Affair), born in Paris, France
  • 1936-06-22 Kris Kristofferson, American singer/actor (Amerika, Millennium), born in Brownsville, Texas
  • 1936-06-30 Dave Van Ronk, rocker/actor (Caffe Lena)
  • 1936-06-30 Tony Musante, actor (David Toma-Toma, Nowhere to Hide), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 2013)
  • 1936-07-08 Tony Warren [Anthony McVay Simpson], actor and tv screenwriter (Coronation Street), born in Pendlebury, Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • 1936-07-09 James Hampton, actor (Bugler Dobbs-F Troop, Teen Wolf), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1936-07-24 Mark Goddard, actor (Don West-Lost in Space), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1936-07-30 Ralph Taeger, Richmond Hill NY, actor (Klondike, Acapulco, Hondo)
  • 1936-08-03 Edward Petherbridge, English actor
  • 1936-08-08 Keith Barron, Mexborough England, actor (At Earth's Core, Baby Love)
  • 1936-08-14 Trevor Bannister, British actor (Are You Being Served?), born in Durrington, Wiltshire (d. 2011)
  • 1936-08-16 Gary Clarke, actor (Hondo, Virginian, Michael Shayne), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1936-08-17 Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Native American musician-actor (d. 2007)

Person of interestRobert Redford

1936-08-18 Robert Redford, American actor (Sting, Candidate, Natural, Great Gatsby), born in Santa Monica, California

  • 1936-08-20 Sam Melville, US actor (Mike Danko-Rookies, Roughnecks), born in Fillmore, Utah (d. 1989)
  • 1936-09-11 Charles Dierkop, LaCrosse Wisc, actor (Det Pete Royster-Police Woman)
  • 1936-09-14 Nicol Williamson, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scottish actor (Excalibur, Spawn)
  • 1936-09-14 Walter Koenig, actor (Checkov-Star Trek), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1936-09-28 Robert Hogan, American actor (Peyton Place, Operation Petticoat), born in NYC, New York
  • 1936-09-28 Robert Wolders, Rotterdam Holland, actor (Erik Hunter-Laredo)
  • 1936-10-09 Brian Blessed, Mexborough, Yorkshire, English actor (King Arthur, High Road to China)
  • 1936-10-13 Cliff Gorman, American actor (Boys in the Band, Angel), born in Queens, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1936-10-16 Peter Bowles, English actor
  • 1936-10-19 Tony Lo Bianco, actor (Ann Jillian Story, Hizzoner!), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1936-10-24 David Nelson, American actor, director, and producer (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), born in NYC, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1936-10-31 Michael Landon, actor (Bonanza, Highway to Heaven), born in Forest Hills, New York
  • 1936-11-07 Barry Newman, actor (Amy, Deadline, Petrocelli), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1936-11-07 Jaap Stobbe, Dutch actor (Dageraad)
  • 1936-11-09 Teddy Infuhr, American former child actor (The Bishop's Wife, They Live By Night), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2007)
  • 1936-11-22 Joachim Bißmeier, German actor
  • 1936-11-25 Matt Clark, actor and director (Return to Oz, Horror Show), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1936-12-08 David Carradine, actor (Kung Fu, Mean Streets, Kill Bill V.1 & 2), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1936-12-22 Hector Elizondo, actor (American Gigolo, Young Doctors in Love), born in NYC, New York
  • 1936-12-22 Wojciech Frykowski, Polish actor (d. 1969)
  • 1936-12-23 Frederic Forrest, ,American actor (The Rose, Lonesone Dove), born in Waxahachie, Texas
  • 1936-12-23 James Stacy [ Maurice William Elias], American actor (Lancer), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1936-12-29 Eduard Martsevich, Soviet-Russian actor and People's Artist of the RSFSR, born in Tbilisi, USSR (d. 2013)
  • 1937-01-14 Shoban Babu, Indian actor
  • 1937-01-31 Regimantas Adomaitis, Lithuanian actor
  • 1937-02-01 Garrett Morris, actor (SNL, Martin, Carwash), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1937-02-02 Remak Ramsay, American actor
  • 1937-02-04 Collin Wilcox, Highlands NC, actor (To Kill a Mocking Bird)
  • 1937-02-05 Stuart Damon, American actor (Alan Quartermaine-General Hospital), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937-02-08 Manfred Krug, Duisburg Germany, actor (Boxer)
  • 1937-02-21 Gary Lockwood, Van Nuys Cal, actor (2001, Survival Zone, Lieutenant)
  • 1937-02-25 Tom Courtenay, England, actor (Dresser, Doctor Zhivago, To Catch a Spy)
  • 1937-03-01 Jed Allan, actor (Days of our Lives, CC-Santa Barbara), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1937-03-03 Bobby Driscoll, American actor (d. 1968)
  • 1937-03-06 Doug Dillard, actor (Clem-Popeye)
  • 1937-03-10 Joe Viterelli, American actor (d. 2004)
  • 1937-03-11 Carlos Larrañaga, Spanish actor
  • 1937-03-17 Adam Wade, actor (Kiss Me Goodbye, Crazy Joe)
  • 1937-03-20 Jerry Reed, singer/actor (Bat 21, Smokey & the Bandit), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1937-03-23 Tony Burton, actor (Rocky films) and boxer, born in Flint, Michigan (d. 2016)
  • 1937-03-30 Warren Beatty, actor (Bonnie & Clyde, Shampoo, Dick Tracy), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1937-04-03 William Gaunt, English actor (Champions), born in Pudsey, Yorkshire

Person of interestBilly Dee Williams

1937-04-06 Billy Dee Williams, Harlem actor (Chiefs, Empire Strikes Back), born in NYC, New York

  • 1937-04-13 Edward Fox, English actor (The Day of the Jackal, Gandhi), born in Chelsea, London
  • 1937-04-18 Robert Hooks, actor (Fast Walking, Aaron Loves Angela), born in Washington, D.C.

Person of interestJoseph Estrada

1937-04-19 Joseph Estrada, Filipino actor and 13th President of the Philippines (1998-01), born in Tondo, Philippines

President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada
President of the Philippines
Joseph Estrada

Person of interestGeorge Takei

1937-04-20 George Takei, actor (Sulu-Star Trek, Green Berets), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestJack Nicholson

1937-04-22 Jack Nicholson, American actor (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The Shining), born in Neptune City, New Jersey

  • 1937-05-02 Lorenzo Music, American writer, actor and voice actor (Carlton-Rhoda, Garfield), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1937-05-14 Eric Herfst, Dutch cabaret performer/actor (Floris)
  • 1937-05-19 Pat Roach, English actor and wrestler (d. 2004)

Person of interestMorgan Freeman

1937-06-01 Morgan Freeman, American academy award winning actor (Driving Mrs Daisy, Glory), born in Memphis, Tennessee

  • 1937-06-11 Chad Everett [Raymon Lee Cramton], American actor (Medical Center, Airplane II), born in South Bend, Indiana (d. 2012)

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 2801 - 2,900 of 3,609


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

Person of interestRod Steiger

2002-07-09 Rod Steiger, American actor (Illustrated Man, Pawnbroker), dies of pneumonia at 77

  • 2002-07-23 Reginald "Leo" McKern, Australian actor (Blue Lagoon, Help, Mouse that Roared), dies of health complications at 82
  • 2002-07-24 Maurice Denham, British actor (Mr Love, Damn the Defiant), dies at 92
  • 2002-08-05 Josh Ryan Evans, American actor (b. 1982)
  • 2002-08-16 Jeff Corey [Arthur Zwerling], American actor (Getting Straight, Superman & Mole Men), dies at 88
  • 2002-08-29 Alan MacNaughtan, Scottish actor (To Serve Them All My Days), dies at 82
  • 2002-08-31 Lionel Hampton, American Jazz vibraphone player and actor, dies at 94
  • 2002-09-05 John "Jackie" Kelk, American actor and stand-up comedian (The Aldrich Family, The Adventures of Superman), dies of a lung infection at 79
  • 2002-09-16 James Gregory, American actor (My Favorite Martian, Barney Miller), dies at 90
  • 2002-10-04 William "Buddy" Lester, American comedian and actor (Barney Miller, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 85
  • 2002-10-13 Keene Curtis, American character actor (The Rothschilds, Cheers, Amanda's), dies at 79
  • 2002-10-13 Dennis Patrick, American actor (Dear Dead Delilah, Dallas, Rituals), dies in a house fire at 84
  • 2002-10-18 Kam Fong [Chun], American actor (Hawaii Five-0, Magnum, P.I.), dies of lung cancer at 84
  • 2002-10-20 Bernard Fresson, French actor (b. 1931)

Person of interestRichard Harris

2002-10-25 Richard Harris, Irish actor (A Man Called Horse, This Sporting Life) and singer (MacArthur Park) dies of Hodgkin's disease at 72

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris
  • 2002-10-31 Raf Vallone, Italian actor (b. 1916)
  • 2002-11-02 Tonio Selwart [Antonio Selmair-Selwart], German actor (Barefoot Contessa, Naked Maja), dies from natural causes at 106
  • 2002-11-03 Jonathan Harris, American actor (Dr Zachary Smith-Lost in Space), dies at 87
  • 2002-11-09 Merlin Santana, American actor (b. 1976)
  • 2002-11-14 Eddie Bracken, American actor (Summer Stock, Young & Willing), dies at 87
  • 2002-11-18 James Coburn, American actor (Our Man Flint, Magnificent Seven), dies at 74
  • 2002-11-29 Daniel Gélin, French actor (Obsession, The Man Who Knew Too Much), dies of kidney failure at 81
  • 2002-12-03 Glenn Quinn, Irish actor (b. 1970)
  • 2002-12-12 Brad Dexter [Boris Milanovich], American actor (Macao, The Magnificent Seven), dies of emphysema at 85
  • 2002-12-14 Ruth Kobart [Kahn], American actor and singer (King's Quest VII, Forum), dies at 78
  • 2002-12-17 James Hazeldine, English actor (b. 1947)
  • 2002-12-22 Kenneth Tobey, American actor (The Thing from Another World, Innerspace, Whirlybirds), dies of natural causes at 85
  • 2003-01-01 Cyril Shaps, British actor, producer and voice artist (The Pianist), dies at 79
  • 2003-01-05 Massimo Girotti, Italian actor (Last Tango in Paris, In the Name of the Law), dies of a heart attack at 84
  • 2003-01-11 Richard Simmons, American actor (Sergeant Preston of the Yukon), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 89
  • 2003-01-11 Maurice Pialat, French actor and director (The Naked Childhood), dies at 77
  • 2003-01-17 Richard Crenna, American actor (Rambo, Summer Rental, Sand Pebbles), dies at 76
  • 2003-02-13 Stacy Keach, Sr., American actor (Pretty Woman, The Parallax View), dies at 88
  • 2003-02-25 Alberto Sordi, Italian actor (Miser, Taxi Driver in NY, Me and Caterina), dies of cancer at 82
  • 2003-03-03 Horst Buchholz, German actor (b. 1933)
  • 2003-03-08 Adam Faith, English singer and actor (b. 1940)
  • 2003-03-19 Émile Genest, French-Canadian actor (The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Les Plouffe), dies at 81
  • 2003-03-27 Daniel Ceccaldi, French actor (Stolen Kisses, Bed and Board), dies at 75
  • 2003-03-30 Michael Jeter, American actor (The Fisher King), dies at 52
  • 2003-04-01 Leslie Cheung, Hong Kong actor and singer (b. 1956)
  • 2003-04-04 Anthony Caruso, American actor (b. 1916)
  • 2003-04-16 Graham Jarvis, Canadian actor, dies of multiple myeloma at 72
  • 2003-05-14 Robert Stack, American actor (The Untouchables, Unsolved Mysteries, Written on the Wind), dies of a heart attack at 84
  • 2003-05-23 Jean Yanne, French actor and director (b. 1933)
  • 2003-06-07 Trevor Goddard, English actor (b. 1962)
  • 2003-06-11 William Marshall, American actor, director, and opera singer (Blacula, Scream Blacula Scream), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 78

Person of interestGregory Peck

2003-06-12 Gregory Peck, American actor (To Kill a Mockingbird, MacArthur), dies of bronchopneumonia at 87

  • 2003-06-15 Hume Cronyn, Canadian actor (World According to Garp, Cocoon), dies at 91
  • 2003-06-24 Vladimir Garin, Russian actor (b. 1987)
  • 2003-07-01 N!xau, Namibian actor (b. 1944)
  • 2003-07-06 Christian "Buddy" Ebsen Jr., American actor (Beverly Hillbillies, Breakfast at Tiffany's), dies of complications from pneumonia at 95

Person of interestBob Hope

2003-07-27 Bob Hope [Leslie Townes Hope], English-born American actor, comedian and entertainer, dies at 100

Entertainer Bob Hope
Entertainer
Bob Hope
  • 2003-07-29 Johnny Walker [Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi], Indian actor (Madhumati, Chachi 420), dies at 82
  • 2003-08-02 Don Estelle [Ronald Edwards], British actor and singer (It Ain't Half Hot Mum), dies at 70
  • 2003-08-09 Gregory Hines, American actor and dancer, dies of liver cancer at 57
  • 2003-08-29 Michel Constantin, French film actor (b. 1924)

Person of interestCharles Bronson

2003-08-30 Charles Bronson, American actor (The Dirty Dozen, Death Wish), dies at 81

  • 2003-09-01 Rand Brooks [Arlington Rand Brooks Jr.], American actor (Gone with the Wind, Rin Tin Tin), dies of cancer at 84
  • 2003-09-06 Harry Goz, American actor (b. 1932)
  • 2003-09-09 Larry Hovis, American actor (b. 1936)
  • 2003-09-11 John Ritter, American actor (b. 1948)
  • 2003-09-16 Sheb Wooley, American vocalist (Purple People Eater, Hee Haw), dies at 82
  • 2003-09-17 Erich Hallhuber, German actor (b. 1951)
  • 2003-09-20 Gordon Mitchell [Charles Allen Pendleton], American actor and bodybuilder (Sinbad), dies a 80
  • 2003-09-22 Gordon Jump, American television actor (b. 1932)
  • 2003-09-24 Lyle Bettger, American actor (b. 1915)
  • 2003-09-24 Lyle Betther, American actor (The Greatest Show on Earth, Lone Ranger), dies at 88
  • 2003-09-25 George Plimpton, American writer and actor (b. 1927)
  • 2003-09-27 Donald O'Connor, American dancer and actor (Singin' in the Rain), dies at 78
  • 2003-10-05 Denis Quilley, British actor (Anything Goes, The Lady's Not For Burning, Masada), dies from liver cancer at 75
  • 2003-10-20 Jack Elam, American actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo), dies at 82
  • 2003-10-20 Čkalja [Miodrag Petrović], Serbian actor and one of the most popular comedians of former Yugoslavia, dies at 79
  • 2003-10-21 Fred Berry, African-American actor (Rerun-What's Happening), dies at 52
  • 2003-10-23 Tony Capstick, English actor, comedian, and musician (b. 1944)
  • 2003-11-04 Ken Gampu, South African actor (b. 1929)
  • 2003-11-06 Eduardo Palomo, Mexican actor (b. 1962)
  • 2003-11-08 Bob Grant, English actor (b. 1932)

Person of interestArt Carney

2003-11-09 Art Carney, American actor (Ed Norton-Honeymooners), dies of natural causes at 85

Actor Art Carney
Actor
Art Carney
  • 2003-11-12 Kay E. Kuter, American actor (Green Acres), dies at 78

Person of interestJonathan Brandis

2003-11-12 Jonathan Brandis, American actor (Lucas Wolenczak-seaQuest DSV), commits suicide at 27

  • 2003-11-14 Gene Anthony Ray, American actor (b. 1962)
  • 2003-11-20 Robert Addie, British actor (cancer) (b. 1960)
  • 2003-11-20 James "Jim" Siedow, American actor (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre), dies from emphysema at 83
  • 2003-11-20 Kerem Yilmazer, Turkish actor (b. 1945)
  • 2003-12-03 David Hemmings, English actor (b. 1941)
  • 2003-12-10 Sean McClory, Irish actor (The Californians, My Chauffeur), dies at 79
  • 2003-12-17 Ed Devereaux, Australian actor (b. 1925)
  • 2003-12-19 Lester "Les" Tremayne, British radio, film and television actor (Angry Red Planet, War of the Worlds), dies of heart failure at 90
  • 2003-12-27 Alan Bates, English actor (b. 1934)
  • 2003-12-29 Earl Hindman, American actor (b. 1942)
  • 2003-12-29 Dinsdale Landen, English actor (b. 1932)