Actors in History (Part 29)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 2801 - 2,900 of 7,103

  • 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, American actor (Bees, Nightmare on Elm St, Electric Horseman), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2020)
  • 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, actor (Fiddler on the Roof), born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 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, American actor (Jeff-The Americans), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1935-11-08 Alain Delon, French actor (Honor Among Thieves, Return of Zorro), born in Sceaux, France
  • 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 (Sholay), born in Nasrali, Punjab, British India
  • 1935-12-11 Ron Carey, American actor (Barney Miller), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2007)
  • 1935-12-14 Lewis Arquette, American actor (Horror Show, Book of Love), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2001)
  • 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, born in Dignams Creek, Australia (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 (d. 2001)
  • 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
  • 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 (The Producers), born in Chicago Illinois (d. 2011)
  • 1936-04-18 Harold Innocent, English actor (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves), born in Coventry, Warwickshire, England (d. 1993)

Person of interestGlen Campbell

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

Country Singer Glen Campbell
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, English actor (The Dresser, Under the Volcano), born in Salford, England (d. 2019)
  • 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
  • 1936-06-15 Claude Brasseur, actor (Josepha, Pardon Mon Affair), born in Paris, France
  • 1936-06-22 Kris Kristofferson, American singer and actor (Amerika, Millennium), born in Brownsville, Texas
  • 1936-06-30 Tony Musante, American 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, American 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, American actor (Klondike, Acapulco, Hondo), born in Richmond Hill, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1936-08-03 Edward Petherbridge, English actor (The Guardians), born in West Bowling, Bradford, Yorkshire, England
  • 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 and actor and activist, born on Lake Traverse Indian Reservation, South Dakota (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, American actor (Mike Danko-Rookies, Roughnecks), born in Fillmore, Utah (d. 1989)
  • 1936-09-11 Charles Dierkop, American actor (Det Pete Royster-Police Woman), born in La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • 1936-09-14 Nicol Williamson, Scottish actor (Excalibur, Spawn), born in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 2011)
  • 1936-09-14 Walter Koenig, American 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, English actor (King Arthur, High Road to China), born in Mexborough, Yorkshire, England
  • 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, American actor (Bonanza, Highway to Heaven), born in Forest Hills, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1936-11-07 Barry Newman, American actor (Amy, Deadline, Petrocelli), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1936-11-07 Jaap Stobbe, Dutch actor (Dageraad), born in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
  • 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, American actor (Kung Fu, Mean Streets, Kill Bill V.1 & 2), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2009)
  • 1936-12-22 Hector Elizondo, American actor (American Gigolo, Young Doctors in Love), born in NYC, New York
  • 1936-12-22 Wojciech Frykowski, Polish actor, born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1969)
  • 1936-12-23 Frederic Forrest, American actor (The Rose, Lonesone Dove), born in Waxahachie, Texas

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 2801 - 2,900 of 3,776

  • 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

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 & 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 (Magnificent 7, Raid on Entebbe), dies at 69
  • 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, singer and composer (Farewell My Concubine), commits suicide at 46
  • 2003-04-04 Anthony Caruso, American actor (b. 1916)
  • 2003-04-16 Graham Jarvis, Canadian actor (Mary Hartman, Misery), 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 (White Nights, Taps), dies of liver cancer at 57
  • 2003-08-29 Michel Constantin, French film actor, dies at 79

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 musical theatre actor and voice actor, dies at 71
  • 2003-09-09 Larry Hovis, American actor (b. 1936)
  • 2003-09-11 John Ritter, American actor and comedian (Three's Company, It, 8 Simple Rules), dies of an aortic dissection at 54
  • 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 actor (Arthur Carlson-WKRP, Growing Pains), dies at 71
  • 2003-09-24 Lyle Bettger, 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 [Robert St Clair Grant], British actor, comedian and writer (on the Buses), dies at 71

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 dancer and actor (Leroy-Fame), dies at 41
  • 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