Actors in History (Part 30)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 2901 - 3,000 of 6,959

  • 1937-04-18 Robert Hooks, actor (Fast Walking, Aaron Loves Angela), born in Washington, D.C.

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

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

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

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

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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], South Bend, Indiana, American actor (Medical Center, Airplane II)
  • 1937-06-17 Peter Lupus, actor (Mission Impossible)
  • 1937-06-20 Jerry Keller, rocker/actor (If Ever I See You Again)
  • 1937-06-26 Sombat Metanee, Thai film actor
  • 1937-06-28 Richard Bright, American actor (d. 2006)
  • 1937-07-06 Ned Beatty, actor (Deliverance, Repossed, Network), born in Lexington, Kentucky

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1937-07-12 Bill Cosby, American actor and comedian (Cosby Show, I Spy, Leonard Part 6), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby
  • 1937-07-19 Richard Jordan [Robert Anson Jordan Jr.], American actor (Dune, Gettysburg), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937-07-20 Ken Ogata, Japanese actor
  • 1937-07-27 Don Galloway, Brooksville Ky, actor (Arrest & Trial, Ironside)
  • 1937-08-03 Steven Berkoff, English actor
  • 1937-08-05 Alan Howard, theatre and film actor (Royal Shakespeare Company), born in London (d. 2015)

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1937-08-08 Dustin Hoffman, American actor (Graduate, Tootsie, Kramer vs Kramer), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1937-08-18 William George Rushton, actor, author and cartoonist (TW3), born in London, England (d. 1996)
  • 1937-08-20 El Fary, Spanish singer and actor (d. 2007)
  • 1937-08-27 Tommy Sands, singer/actor (Teenage Rock, Dream With Me), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1937-08-31 Guido de Moor, Dutch actor (Apart, Because the Cats)
  • 1937-08-31 Warren Berlinger, actor (Larry-Joey Bishop Shop, Take Two), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937-09-01 Ron O'Neal, actor (Superfly), born in Utica, New York
  • 1937-09-02 Derek Fowlds, British actor
  • 1937-09-04 Mikk Mikiver, Estonian actor and director (d. 2006)
  • 1937-09-05 William Devane, actor (Family Plot, Missles of October), born in Albany, New York
  • 1937-09-06 Brigid Berlin, American actor, born in NYC, New York
  • 1937-09-07 John Phillip Law, actor (Barbarella, Love Machine), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1937-09-07 Cüneyt Arkın, Turkish film actor
  • 1937-09-26 Joop Admiral, Dutch actor and director (You Are My Mother)
  • 1937-10-16 Tony Anthony, Clarksburg WV, actor (Treasure of 4 Crowns)
  • 1937-10-17 Paxton Whitehead, English actor ( Back to School), born in East Malling, Kent
  • 1937-10-19 Sean Garrison, American actor (Up Periscope, Splendor in the Grass), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937-11-05 Harris Yulin, American actor
  • 1937-11-06 Joe Warfield, American actor, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1937-11-10 Albert Hall, Boothton Alabama, actor (Trouble in Mind, Ryan's 4)
  • 1937-11-17 Peter Edward Cook, Torquay England, actor/comedian (Bedazzled)
  • 1937-12-01 Chuck Low, American actor
  • 1937-12-04 Max Baer Jr, actor (Jethro-Beverly Hillbillies), born in Oakland, California
  • 1937-12-04 Donnelly Rhodes, Canadian actor (Da Vinci's Inquest, Danger Bay), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (d. 2018)
  • 1937-12-08 James MacArthur, actor (Danny Williams-Hawaii 5-0), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1937-12-09 Darwin Joston, American actor (d. 1998)
  • 1937-12-13 Rob Houwer, Dutch director and producer/actor (OK, Professor Columbus)

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1937-12-31 Anthony Hopkins, Welsh actor (Elephant Man, QB VII, Magic, Bounty), born in Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales

  • 1938-01-01 Frank Langella, Bayonne, New Jersey, American actor (Dracula, Frost/Nixon)
  • 1938-01-02 John Considine, actor (Reginald Love-Another World)
  • 1938-01-06 Adriano Celentano, Italian singer and actor
  • 1938-01-09 Aad Kosto, Dutch theologist/actor/asst secretary of Justice
  • 1938-01-12 Lewis Fiander, Australian actor
  • 1938-01-13 Billy Gray, actor (Bud-Father Knows Best), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938-01-13 William B. Davis, Canadian actor
  • 1938-01-16 Michael Pataki, actor (Get Christie Love), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1938-01-20 William Berger, Austrian actor (d. 1993)
  • 1938-01-21 John Savident, British actor
  • 1938-02-01 Sherman Hemsley, actor (All in the Family, Jeffersons, Amen), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • 1938-02-02 Bo Hopkins, actor (Dynasty, Midnight Express), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • 1938-02-03 Victor Buono, SD California, actor (Man from Atlantis, Untouchables)
  • 1938-02-13 Oliver Reed, actor (Big Sleep), born in London, England
  • 1938-02-14 Lee Chamberlin, American actor (Once Upon a Family, Rupture Fatale), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938-02-16 Barry Primus, American actor (Sgt McKenna-Cagney & Lacey, Boxcar Bertha), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938-02-24 James Farentino, actor (The Final Countdown), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1938-02-26 Jack Knight, Somerville Miss, actor (Mr Shamley-James at 15)
  • 1938-03-05 Fred "Hammer" Williamson, NFLer (Chiefs)/actor (Julia), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1938-03-09 Charles Siebert, actor (One Day at A Time, Trapper John), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • 1938-03-18 Shashi Kapoor [Balbir Raj Kapoor], prominent Indian Bollywood actor (Deewar, The Deceivers, Shalimar, Heat & Dust), born in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 2017)
  • 1938-03-25 Hoyt Axton, actor (Black Stallion, Junkman, Rousters), born in Duncan, Oklahoma
  • 1938-03-31 Nathaniel Taylor, actor (Rollo-Sanford & Sons), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1938-04-01 John Quade, American actor
  • 1938-04-04 Michael Parks, American actor (Then Came Bronson), born in Corona California (d. 2017)
  • 1938-04-06 Roy Thinnes, actor (Invaders, Falcon Crest, Gen Hospital), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1938-04-30 Gary Collins, actor (6th Sense, Home Show), born in Venice, California (d. 2012)
  • 1938-05-05 Michael Murphy, actor (McCabe & Mrs Miller, Unmarried Woman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938-05-10 Jean Becker, French director, screenwriter and actor
  • 1938-05-13 Buck Taylor, actor (Monroes, Gunsmoke), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1938-05-17 Don Dolan, actor (Guy Lewis- General Hospital), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1938-05-17 Jason Bernard, actor (Judge-Liar Liar)
  • 1938-05-21 David Groh, American actor (Joe-Rhoda, Don-Another Day), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-05-22 Frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On)
  • 1938-05-22 Richard Benjamin, American director/actor (Goodbye Columbus, He & She), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938-05-24 Tommy Chong, comedian and actor (Cheech & Chong), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1938-06-12 Tom Oliver, Australian actor
  • 1938-06-18 Don "Sugarcane" Harris, rocker/actor (Soup for 1, Greeased Lightning)
  • 1938-06-19 Ian Smith, Australian actor
  • 1938-06-21 Ron Ely [Ronald Pierce], American actor (Tarzan, Doc Savage), born in Hereford, Texas
  • 1938-07-09 Brian Dennehy, Ct, actor (Check is in the Mail, F/X, Cocoon, Ants)
  • 1938-07-18 Britt Leach, Gadsen Ala, actor (Mickey-Spencer's Pilots)
  • 1938-07-22 Terence Stamp, English actor (The Collector, Billy Budd), born in London, England
  • 1938-07-23 Ronny Cox, Cloudcroft Mass, actor (St Elsewhere)
  • 1938-07-23 Götz George, German actor
  • 1938-08-03 George Memmoli, American actor (Earl-Hello Larry), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938-08-06 Paul Bartel, director/actor (Eating Raoul), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-08-06 Peter Bonerz, actor (Jerry-Bob Newhart Show, 9 to 5), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • 1938-08-09 Dick Anthony Williams, actor (Our Family Honor), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1938-08-23 Ronny Cox, actor/singer (Robocop, Dr John Gideon-St Elsewhere)
  • 1938-08-25 David Canary, actor (Bonanza, One Life to Live), born in Elwood, Indiana (d. 2015)
  • 1938-08-29 Elliott Gould, actor (M*A*S*H, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice), born in Queens, New York

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 2901 - 3,000 of 3,425

  • 2005-07-20 James Doohan, Canadian-born actor (b. 1920)
  • 2005-08-09 Matthew McGrory, American actor (b. 1973)
  • 2005-08-11 James Booth, English actor (b. 1927)
  • 2005-08-23 Brock Peters, American actor (b. 1927)
  • 2005-08-28 Jacques Dufilho, French actor (b. 1914)
  • 2005-08-31 Michael Sheard, British actor (b. 1940)
  • 2005-09-01 Thanos Leivaditis, Greek actor (b. 1934)

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2005-09-02 Bob Denver, American actor (Gilligan's Island), dies of complications from treatment for cancer at 70

Actor Bob Denver
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Bob Denver
  • 2005-09-23 Roger Brierley, English actor (b. 1935)
  • 2005-09-24 Tommy Bond, American actor (b. 1926)
  • 2005-09-25 Don Adams, American actor and comedian (Get Smart), dies at 82
  • 2005-09-27 Ronald Golias, Brazilian comedian and actor (A Família Trapo), dies at 76
  • 2005-10-03 Ronnie Barker, English comic actor (The Two Ronnies, Porridge), dies at 76
  • 2005-10-07 Charles Rocket, American actor (b. 1949)
  • 2005-10-09 Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Steve Allen Plymouth Show), dies of lung cancer at 92
  • 2005-10-16 "Len" Dresslar, American singer and voice actor (b. 1925)
  • 2005-10-16 Eugene "Porky" Lee, American child actor (Little Rascals), dies at 71
  • 2005-10-18 John Hollis, British actor (b. 1931)
  • 2005-10-23 William Hootkins, American actor (b. 1948)
  • 2005-10-28 Ljuba Tadić, Serbian actor (b. 1929)
  • 2005-11-06 Miguel Aceves Mejía, Mexican actor, composer and singer (b. 1915)
  • 2005-11-08 Alekos Alexandrakis, Greek actor (b. 1928)
  • 2005-11-17 Marek Perepeczko, Polish actor (b. 1942)
  • 2005-11-18 Harold J Stone, American actor (Spartacus, The Wrong Man), dies at 92
  • 2005-11-24 Pat Morita, American actor (Happy Days, Karate Kid) dies aged 73
  • 2005-11-28 Marc Lawrence [Max Goldsmith], American character actor (Man With Golden Gun), dies of natural causes at 95
  • 2005-12-01 Jack Colvin, American actor (Incredible Hulk), dies at 71
  • 2005-12-08 Georgiy Zhzhonov, Russian actor and writer (The Secret Agent's Blunder), dies at 90

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2005-12-10 Richard Pryor, American comedian and actor (Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy), dies aged 65

Comedian and Actor Richard Pryor
Comedian and Actor
Richard Pryor
  • 2005-12-16 John Spencer, American actor (b. 1946)
  • 2005-12-24 Michael Vale, American commercial actor (b. 1922)
  • 2005-12-26 Vincent Schiavelli, American actor (b. 1948)
  • 2006-01-09 Mikk Mikiver, Estonian actor, director (b. 1937)
  • 2006-01-19 Anthony Franciosa, American actor (b. 1928)
  • 2006-01-24 Fayard Nicholas, American tap dancer, one-half of The Nicholas Brothers and actor (The Five Heartbeats), dies of pneumonia and complications from a stroke at 91
  • 2006-01-24 Chris Penn, American actor (b. 1965)
  • 2006-01-26 Len Carlson, Canadian actor (b. 1937)
  • 2006-02-03 Al Lewis, American actor (Grandpa in "The Munsters"), dies at 82
  • 2006-02-05 Franklin Cover, American actor (b. 1928)
  • 2006-02-13 Andreas Katsulas, Greek-American actor (b. 1946)
  • 2006-02-14 Darry Cowl, French musician and actor (b. 1925)
  • 2006-02-18 Richard Bright, American actor (b. 1937)
  • 2006-02-23 Benno Besson, Swiss actor and film director (b. 1922)
  • 2006-02-24 Don Knotts, American actor (Andy Griffth Show, 3's Company), died of lung cancer at 81
  • 2006-02-24 Dennis Weaver, American actor (b. 1924)
  • 2006-02-25 Darren McGavin, American actor (b. 1922)
  • 2006-03-02 Jack Wild, British actor (b. 1952)
  • 2006-03-17 Bob Papenbrook, American voice actor (b. 1955)
  • 2006-03-18 Michael Attwell, British actor (b. 1943)
  • 2006-04-12 Dr. Rajkumar, Kannada language film actor/singer (India)(b. 1929)
  • 2006-04-16 Francisco Adam, Portuguese actor and model (b. 1983)
  • 2006-05-11 Frankie Thomas, American actor (b. 1921)
  • 2006-05-14 Lew Anderson, American actor and bandleader (b. 1922)
  • 2006-05-27 Paul Gleason, American actor (Breakfast Club, Die Hard), dies of lung cancer at 67
  • 2006-05-27 Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Indian actor (b. 1944)
  • 2006-05-30 Robert Sterling, American actor (George Kirby-Adv of Topper), dies at 88
  • 2006-06-08 Robert Donner, American actor (b. 1931)
  • 2006-06-16 Igor Śmiałowski, Polish actor (Lalka, Znachor, Niedaleko Warszawy), dies at 88
  • 2006-06-17 Arthur Franz, American actor (b. 1920)
  • 2006-06-22 Moose (dog actor), dog actor popular for role on Frasier (b. 1990)
  • 2006-06-28 Lennie "Len" Weinrib, American comedian and actor (H.R. Pufnstuf, Bedknobs and Broomsticks), dies from a stroke at 71
  • 2006-06-29 Lloyd Richards, American actor and director (b. 1919)
  • 2006-07-03 Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor (b. 1950)
  • 2006-07-08 Peter Hawkins, British actor/voice actor (b. 1924)
  • 2006-07-11 Barnard Hughes, American actor (b. 1915)
  • 2006-07-19 Jack Warden, American actor (b. 1920)
  • 2006-07-21 Mako, Japanese-born American actor (b. 1933)
  • 2006-08-13 Tony Jay, English actor (b. 1933)
  • 2006-08-14 Bruno Kirby, American actor (b. 1949)
  • 2006-08-18 Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor (b. 1934)
  • 2006-08-20 Claude Blanchard, French-Canadian singer, comedian and actor (b. 1932)
  • 2006-08-30 Glenn Ford, Canadian-born American actor (b. 1916)
  • 2006-09-04 John Conte, American actor (The Man with the Golden Arm, Lost in a Harem, Mantovani), dies of natural causes at 90
  • 2006-09-07 Robert Earl Jones, American actor (The Sting, Witness, Sleepaway Camp), dies of natural causes at 96
  • 2006-09-08 Frank Middlemass, actor (b. 1919)
  • 2006-09-11 Pat Corley, American actor (b. 1930)
  • 2006-09-14 Mickey Hargitay, Hungarian actor and bodybuilder (b. 1926)
  • 2006-09-15 Pablo Santos, Mexican actor (b. 1987)
  • 2006-09-22 Edward Albert, American actor (b. 1951)
  • 2006-10-04 Tom Bell, English actor on stage, television and film (b. 1933)
  • 2006-10-16 Ross Davidson, British actor (b. 1949)
  • 2006-10-17 Daniel Emilfork, French actor (b. 1924)
  • 2006-10-22 Arthur Hill, Canadian actor (b. 1922)
  • 2006-11-10 Jack Palance, American actor (b. 1919)
  • 2006-11-23 Philippe Noiret, French actor (b. 1930)

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2006-12-12 Peter Boyle, American actor, dies of multiple myeloma at 71

  • 2006-12-14 Mike Evans, American actor (b. 1949)
  • 2007-01-02 Sergio Jiménez, Mexican actor (b. 1937)
  • 2007-01-16 Ron Carey, American actor (Barney Miller), dies of a stroke at 71
  • 2007-01-27 Tige Andrews, American actor (b. 1920)
  • 2007-01-30 Nikos Kourkoulos, Greek actor and artistic director (b. 1934)
  • 2007-01-31 Lee Bergere, American actor (Star Trek, Soap, Dynasty), dies at 82
  • 2007-02-02 Vijay Arora, Indian film and television actor (b. 1944)
  • 2007-02-06 Frankie Laine [Francesco Paolo LoVecchio], Italian-American singer, songwriter, and actor (Frankie Laine Show, Rawhide), dies of heart failure at 93
  • 2007-02-09 Ian Richardson, Scottish actor (b. 1934)
  • 2007-02-10 Ned Austin, American character actor (b. 1925)
  • 2007-02-12 Randy Stone, American actor and casting director (b. 1958)
  • 2007-02-15 Walker Edmiston, actor (b. 1926)
  • 2007-02-24 Bruce Bennett, American actor (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre), dies from complications of a broken hip at 100
  • 2007-03-08 John Inman, English actor (b. 1935)