Actors in History (Part 30)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 2901 - 3,000 of 7,002

  • 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, American actor (Barbarella, Love Machine), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1937-09-07 Cüneyt Arkın, Turkish film actor (The Adam Trilogy), born in Gökçeoğlu village, Alpu, Eskişehir Province, Turkey
  • 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 (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)

Person of interestAnthony Hopkins

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
  • 1938-01-21 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, actor (Man from Atlantis, Untouchables), born in San Diego, California
  • 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, American 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
  • 1938-04-06 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 Thomas "Tommy" Chong, Canadian-American comedian, actor, and cannabis rights activist (Cheech & Chong), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1938-06-12 Tom Oliver, English-Australian actor (Number 96), born in Chandler's Ford, Hampshire, England
  • 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, American actor (Check is in the Mail, F/X, Cocoon, Ants), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1938-07-09 Sanjeev Kumar [Harihar Jariwala], Indian Bollywood actor (Angoor, Dastak, Koshish), born in Surat, Bombay Presidency (d. 1985)
  • 1938-07-18 Britt Leach, American actor (Mickey-Spencer's Pilots), born in Gadsden, Alabama
  • 1938-07-22 Terence Stamp, English actor (The Collector, Billy Budd), born in London, England
  • 1938-07-23 Ronny Cox, American actor (RoboCop, Total Recall), born in Cloudcroft, New Mexico
  • 1938-07-23 Götz George, German actor (Tatort), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2016)
  • 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
  • 1938-08-25 David Canary, actor (Bonanza, All My Children), born in Elwood, Indiana (d. 2015)
  • 1938-08-29 Elliott Gould, American actor (M*A*S*H, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice), born in Queens, New York
  • 1938-09-04 Leonard Frey, American actor (Best of West, Mr Smith), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-09-17 Paul Benedict, Silver City NM, actor (Harry-Jeffersons)
  • 1938-09-23 Tom Lester, American actor
  • 1938-10-02 Rex Reed, movie critic/actor (Myra Breckinridge), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1938-10-02 Waheed Murad, Pakistani film actor and director (d. 1983)
  • 1938-10-07 Robert Drivas, Chi, actor (Cool Hand Luke, Illustrated Man) [or 11/21]
  • 1938-10-13 Jim McMullan, Long Beach NY, actor (Dr McDaniel-Ben Casey)
  • 1938-10-22 Christopher Lloyd, American actor (Taxi, Back to the Future), born in Stamford, Connecticut,
  • 1938-10-22 Derek Jacobi, actor (Lanner-Strauss Family, Dead Again), born in London, England
  • 1938-10-23 Jordan Christopher, actor (Secrets of Midland Heights), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1938-10-30 Ed Lauter, Long Beach, New York, American actor (The Artist, The Number 23), (d. 2013)
  • 1938-11-05 Chris Robinson, Fla, actor (Stanley, General Hospital, Another World)
  • 1938-11-06 P. J. Proby [James Marcus Smith], American singer, songwriter and actor (Hold Me, Three Week Hero), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1938-11-11 John Reilly, actor (Sean-General Hospital, Dallas, Hamptons), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1938-11-21 Robert Drivas, [Choromokos], actor (Our Private World), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1938-11-23 Herbert Achternbusch, actor (Hedes, Mix Wix, Wohin), born in Munich. Germany
  • 1938-11-23 Esko Nikkari, Finnish actor
  • 1938-11-26 Rich Little, impressionist/actor (Love on a Rooftop), born in Ottawa, Canada
  • 1938-12-06 Patrick Bauchau, Belgian actor
  • 1938-12-14 Hal Williams, actor (Pvt Benjamin, 227, Sanford & Son), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1938-12-18 Roger E. Mosley, American actor
  • 1938-12-21 Larry Bryggman, actor (Dr John Dixon-As the World Turns), born in Concord, California
  • 1938-12-28 Bruce Yarnell, American actor (Outlaws), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1973)
  • 1938-12-28 Frank Kelly, Irish stage and screen actor (Father Ted), born in Dublin (d. 2016)

Person of interestJon Voight

1938-12-29 Jon Voight, American actor (Deliverance, Midnight Cowboy), born in Yonkers, New York

Actor Jon Voight
Actor
Jon Voight
  • 1939-01-10 Sal Mineo, American actor (Exodus, Rebel Without a Cause), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939-01-23 Sonny Chiba, Japanese actor and martial artist
  • 1939-02-06 Mike Farrell, American actor, director and activist (M*A*S*H, Battered, Patch Adams), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1939-02-12 John D Hancock, American actor and director (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1939-02-21 Richard Beymer, Avoca IA, actor (West Side Story, Diary of Anne Frank)
  • 1939-03-04 Carlos Vereza, Brazilian actor

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 2901 - 3,000 of 3,656

  • 2004-03-08 Robert Pastorelli, American actor (b. 1954)
  • 2004-03-09 Albert Mol, Dutch actor (Kant aan m'n broek!), dies at 87
  • 2004-03-17 Michael Mellinger, German actor (Goldfinger, The Bourne Identity),dies at 74
  • 2004-03-28 Peter Ustinov, British actor, author, journalist, comedian and broadcaster (Death on Nile, Logan's Run, Billy Budd), dies of heart failure at 82
  • 2004-04-07 Victor Argo, American actor (b. 1934)
  • 2004-04-25 Albert Paulsen, Ecuadorian-American actor (One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Doctors' Hospital), dies at 78
  • 2004-05-03 Anthony Ainley, British actor (b. 1932)
  • 2004-05-09 Alan King [Irwin Kniberg], American comedian and actor (Anderson Tapes, Memories of Me), dies at 76
  • 2004-05-18 Serge Turgeon, Quebec actor and union leader (b. 1946)
  • 2004-05-19 Tony Randall [Leonard Rosenberg], American actor (The Odd Couple) dies aged 84
  • 2004-05-22 Richard Biggs, American actor (b. 1960)
  • 2004-06-04 Saturnino "Nino" Manfredi, Italian actor (Between Miracles), dies at 83

Person of interestRonald Reagan

2004-06-05 Ronald Reagan, 40th US President (Republican: 1981-89) and actor (Bedtime for Bonzo), dies at 93

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Person of interestMarlon Brando

2004-07-01 Marlon Brando, American actor (The Godfather, A Street Cart Named Desire and On the Waterfront), dies at 80

  • 2004-07-08 Jean Lefebvre, French actor (Diabolical, Now Where Did the Seventh Company Get to?), dies at 84
  • 2004-07-17 Pat Roach, British professional wrestler and actor (b. 1937)
  • 2004-07-23 Mehmood, Indian actor (b. 1932)
  • 2004-07-23 Serge Reggiani, French singer and actor (b. 1922)
  • 2004-07-28 Sam Edwards, American actor (Captain Midnight, Twelve O'Clock High), dies at 89
  • 2004-07-28 Eugene Roche, American actor (Foul Play, Slaughterhouse Five), dies at 75
  • 2004-07-30 Andre Noble, Canadian actor (b. 1979)
  • 2004-08-08 Dimitris Papamichael, Greek actor (b. 1934)
  • 2004-08-12 Peter Woodthorpe, British actor (b. 1931)
  • 2004-08-31 Carl Wayne, English singer and actor (The Move), dies at 61
  • 2004-09-21 Bob Mason, British actor (b. 1952)
  • 2004-09-30 Gamini Fonseka, Sri Lankan actor (b. 1936)

Person of interestChristopher Reeve

2004-10-10 Christopher Reeve, American actor (Superman, Somewhere in Time), dies of an adverse reaction to an antibiotic at 52

  • 2004-10-14 Vlassis Bonatsos, Greek singer, actor and entertainer (b. 1949)
  • 2004-10-23 Robert Merrill [Moishe Miller], American operatic baritone and actor (NY Metropolitan Opera), dies at 87
  • 2004-11-07 Howard Keel, American actor, singer and president of the Screen Actors Guild (7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Kiss Me Kate), dies of cancer at 87
  • 2004-11-09 Edward "Ed" Kemmer, American actor (Space Patrol, Lux Video Theatre), dies at 83
  • 2004-11-19 Helmut Griem, German actor (b. 1932)
  • 2004-11-29 John Drew Barrymore, American actor (Pantomine Quiz), dies from cancer at 72
  • 2004-12-04 Carl Esmond, Austrian actor (Ministry of Fear, Smash-Up), dies of natural causes at 102
  • 2004-12-14 Fernando Poe, Jr., Filipino actor and presidential candidate (b. 1939)
  • 2004-12-28 Jerry Orbach, American actor (b. 1935)
  • 2004-12-30 Artie Shaw [Arthur Arshawsky], American bandleader, jazz clarinetist and actor (Begin the Beguine), dies at 94
  • 2005-01-12 Amrish Puri, Indian actor (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom- Mola Ram, Mr. India), dies of a cerebral haemorrhage at 72
  • 2005-01-15 Deem Bristow, American video game voice actor (b. 1947)
  • 2005-01-18 Lamont Bentley, American actor (b. 1973)
  • 2005-01-28 Jacques Villeret, French actor (b. 1951)
  • 2005-02-01 John Vernon, Canadian actor (b. 1932)
  • 2005-02-04 Raiford "Ossie" Davis, American actor, director, author, and civil rights activist (Purlie Victorious, Do the Right Thing, Hot Stuff, Man Called Adam), dies from heart problems at 87
  • 2005-02-12 Brian Kelly, American actor (Flipper, Straightaway), dies at 71
  • 2005-02-17 Daniel "Dan" O'Herlihy, Irish actor (Twin Peaks, Fail Safe, Last Starfighter, Robocop), dies of natural causes at 85
  • 2005-02-20 John Raitt, American actor and singer (Chevy Show, Pajama Game), dies rom complications due of pneumonia at 88
  • 2005-03-04 Robert Consoli, American actor and musician (b. 1964)
  • 2005-03-13 Jason Evers, American actor (Wrangler, Channing), dies of heart failure at 83
  • 2005-03-16 Anthony George, American actor (Untouchables, Checkmate), dies of emphysema at 83
  • 2005-03-21 Barney Martin, American actor, comedy writer and NYPD detective (Seinfeld), dies of lung cancer at 82
  • 2005-03-23 David Kossoff, British actor and anti-drug campaigner (The Young Lovers, The Larkins), dies at 85
  • 2005-04-01 Harald Juhnke, German actor, comedian and entertainer (Guitars of Love, Schtonk), dies at 75
  • 2005-04-08 Herbie Lovelle, America drummer, studio musician (Hot Lips Page) and actor (Law & Order), dies at 85
  • 2005-04-13 Philippe Volter, Belgian actor (b. 1959)
  • 2005-04-16 Kim Mu-saeng, South Korean actor (b. 1943)
  • 2005-04-22 Norman Bird, UK character actor (b. 1920)
  • 2005-04-23 Sir John Mills, British actor (Ryan's Daughter, Big Sleep, King Rat, War & Peace), dies from a chest infection at 97
  • 2005-04-26 Mason Adams, American actor (b. 1919)
  • 2005-04-26 Mason Adams, American actor (Lou Grant, Deadliest Season), dies at 86
  • 2005-05-19 Henry Corden, American actor and voice artist (b. 1921)
  • 2005-05-20 John Donovan "J D" Cannon, American actor (McCloud, Ike, Call to Glory), dies at 83
  • 2005-05-21 Howard Morris, American comedic actor and director (The Andy Griffith Show, High Anxiety), dies of a heart disease at 85
  • 2005-05-22 Thurl Ravenscroft, American voice actor and bass singer (Tony the Tiger, You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch), dies from prostate cancer at 91
  • 2005-05-25 Sunil Dutt, Indian Bollywood director, actor and politician (Yaadein, Mother India, Khandaan), dies at 75

Person of interestEddie Albert

2005-05-26 Eddie Albert, American actor (Roman Holiday), dies of pneumonia at 99

  • 2005-06-03 Leon Askin, Austrian actor (One, Two, Three, Charlie Farrell Show), dies at 97
  • 2005-06-06 Dana Elcar, American actor (Peter Thornton- MacGyver), dies of pneumonia at 77
  • 2005-06-11 Ron Randell, Australian actor (Loves of Carmen, I am a Camera), dies at 86
  • 2005-06-13 Jonathan Adams, English actor (b. 1931)
  • 2005-06-13 Lane Smith, American actor (b. 1936)
  • 2005-06-24 Paul Winchell, American voice actor and ventriloquist (b. 1922)
  • 2005-06-25 John Fiedler, American Actor (b. 1925)
  • 2005-07-09 Kevin Hagen, American actor (Little House on the Prairie), dies at 77
  • 2005-07-10 Richard Eastham, American actor (Battle for the Planet of the Apes, Falcon Crest), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 89
  • 2005-07-10 Freddy Soto, American comedian and actor (b. 1970)
  • 2005-07-20 James Doohan, Canadian actor (Star Trek), dies from Pulmonary fibrosis at 85
  • 2005-08-03 Kenny Baker, English actor (R2-D2, Time Bandits), dies of a heart attack at 72
  • 2005-08-09 Matthew McGrory, American actor (b. 1973)
  • 2005-08-11 James Booth [David Geeves], British actor and screenwriter (Zulu, Keeping Mum), dies at 77
  • 2005-08-23 Brock Peters [George Fisher], American actor and singer (Carmen Jones, To Kill a Mockingbird), dies at 78
  • 2005-08-25 Terence Morgan, British actor (Sir Francis Drake, Curse of the Mummy's Tomb), dies of a heart attack at 83
  • 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)

Person of interestBob Denver

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

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver
  • 2005-09-22 Johan "Joop" Doderer, Dutch actor (Swiebertje, My Fair Lady), dies at 84
  • 2005-09-23 Roger Brierley, English actor (b. 1935)
  • 2005-09-24 Thomas "Tommy" Bond, Amercan actor (Butch-Our Gang, Superman), dies at 79
  • 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)
  • 2005-10-29 Lloyd Bochner, Canadian actor (Point Blank, Dynasty, Batman), dies of cancer at 81
  • 2005-11-06 Miguel Aceves Mejía, Mexican actor, composer and singer (b. 1915)