Actors in History (Part 30)

Events in Film & TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 2901 - 3,000 of 7,103

  • 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, born in Nandigama, India (d. 2008)
  • 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, German actor (Boxer), born in Duisburg, Germany (d. 2016)
  • 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, American country rock musician (The Dillards, Gene Clark, Dillard & Clark) and actor (Clem-Popeye), born in East St. Louis, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • 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, American country music singer (When You're Hot, You're Hot) and actor (Bat 21, Smokey & the Bandit), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2008)
  • 1937-03-23 Tony Burton, actor (Rocky films) and boxer, born in Flint, Michigan (d. 2016)

Person of interestWarren Beatty

1937-03-30 Warren Beatty, American actor (Bonnie & Clyde, Shampoo, Dick Tracy), born in Richmond, Virginia

Actor and Filmmaker Warren Beatty
Actor and Filmmaker
Warren Beatty
  • 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, African-American 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, American 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)
  • 1937-06-17 Peter Lupus, American bodybuilder and actor (Mission Impossible), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1937-06-20 Jerry Keller, rocker/actor (If Ever I See You Again)
  • 1937-06-26 Sombat Metanee, Thai film actor and director, born in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
  • 1937-06-28 Richard Bright, American actor (Al Neri-Godfather), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1937-07-06 Ned Beatty, American actor (Deliverance, Repossed, Network), born in Louisville, Kentucky

Person of interestBill Cosby

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

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
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, American actor (Arrest & Trial, Ironside), born in Augusta, Kentucky (d. 2009)
  • 1937-08-03 Steven Berkoff, English actor (Rambo: First Blood Part II), born in Stepney, London
  • 1937-08-05 Alan Howard, English theater and film actor (Royal Shakespeare Company), born in London, England (d. 2015)

Person of interestDustin Hoffman

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

  • 1937-08-18 William George Rushton, English actor, author and cartoonist (TW3), born in London, England (d. 1996)
  • 1937-08-20 El Fary, Spanish singer and actor, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2007)
  • 1937-08-27 Tommy Sands, American 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 (Yes Minister, The Basil Brush Show), born in London, England (d. 2020)
  • 1937-09-04 Mikk Mikiver, Estonian actor and director, born in Tallinn, Estonia (d. 2006)
  • 1937-09-05 William Devane, American actor (Family Plot, Missles of October), born in Albany, New York
  • 1937-09-06 Brigid Berlin, American actress (Andy Warhol films), born in NYC, New York (d. 2020)
  • 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 Admiraal, Dutch actor and director (You Are My Mother), born in Ophemert, Gelderland, Netherlands (d. 2006)
  • 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 (Scarface), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1937-11-06 Joe Warfield, American actor, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1937-11-10 Albert Hall, American actor (Trouble in Mind, Ryan's 4), born in Brighton, Alabama
  • 1937-11-17 Peter Edward Cook, Torquay England, actor/comedian (Bedazzled)
  • 1937-11-27 Rodney Bewes, English actor (The Likely Lads), born in Bierley, England (d. 2017)
  • 1937-12-01 Chuck Low, American actor
  • 1937-12-04 Max Baer Jr, American 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, American actor (Danny Williams-Hawaii 5-0), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2010)
  • 1937-12-09 Darwin Joston, American actor (Assault on Precinct 13), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina (d. 1998)
  • 1937-12-13 Rob Houwer, Dutch director and producer and actor (OK, Professor Columbus), born in The Hague, Netherlands

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, born in Greco
  • 1938-01-12 Lewis Fiander, Australian actor, born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2016)
  • 1938-01-13 Billy Gray, American actor (Bud-Father Knows Best), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938-01-13 William B. Davis, Canadian actor
  • 1938-01-16 Michael Pataki, American 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, English actor (Big Sleep), born in London (d. 1999)
  • 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, American actor (Rollo-Sanford & Sons), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2019)
  • 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, American actor (6th Sense, Home Show), born in Venice, California (d. 2012)
  • 1938-05-05 Michael Murphy, American 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

Weddings in Film & TV

Divorces in Film & TV

Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 2901 - 3,000 of 3,779

  • 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, British actor (The Mask of Janus), dies at 71

Person of interestSpalding Gray

2004-01-10 Spalding Gray, American actor (Beaches, Clara's Heart, Heavy Petting), commits suicide at 62

  • 2004-01-14 Ron O'Neal, American actor (Super Fly), dies of cancer at 66
  • 2004-01-17 Noble Willingham, American actor (Walker, Texas Ranger), dies at 72
  • 2004-01-23 Bob Keeshan, American actor (Captain Kangaroo), dies at 76
  • 2004-01-27 Hard Boiled Haggerty [Don Stansauk], American pro wrestler (AWA, NWA, WWA World Tag Team C'ship; IWA World Heavyweight C'ship) and actor (The Incredible Hulk), dies at 78
  • 2004-01-28 Joe Viterelli, American actor (b. 1937)
  • 2004-01-29 Otto Wilhelm Fischer, Austrian actor (Helden, Ich suche dich), dies of kidney disease at 88
  • 2004-02-03 Jason Raize, American musical theatre actor (b. 1975)
  • 2004-02-10 Guy Provost, Quebec actor (b. 1925)
  • 2004-02-24 John Randolph [Emanuel Hirsch Cohen], American actor (King Kong, Lucan, Lucas Tanner, Angie), dies at 88
  • 2004-03-05 Walter "Walt" Gorney, American character actor (Friday the 13th, Trading Places), dies from natural causes at 91
  • 2004-03-07 Paul Winfield, American actor (Star Trek II, Huckleberry Finn, Mars Attack), dies at 64
  • 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, dies at 69
  • 2004-04-17 [Andrew] Bruce Boa, Canadian actor (The Empire Strikes Back), dies of cancer at 73
  • 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 (Doctor Who), dies at 71
  • 2004-05-09 Alan King [Irwin Kniberg], American comedian & actor (Anderson Tapes, Memories of Me), dies at 76
  • 2004-05-18 Serge Turgeon, Quebec actor and union leader, dies at 58
  • 2004-05-18 Lincoln Kilpatrick, American actor (BJ-Leslie Uggams Show), dies at 72
  • 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 Streetcar 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 [Ali], Indian actor, singer, director and producer (Do Phoo!, Vardaan), dies at 71
  • 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
  • 2004-11-06 Robert Lang, English actor (Night Watch), dies at 70
  • 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 & politician (2004 presidential candidate), dies at 65
  • 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 hemorrhage 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 [Adolphus Agopsowicz], Canadian actor (Animal House, Chained Heat, Dirty Harry), dies at 72
  • 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, dies at 46
  • 2005-04-16 Kim Mu-saeng, South Korean actor (b. 1943)
  • 2005-04-22 Norman Bird, English character actor, dies at 80
  • 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, die at 86
  • 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)
  • 2005-06-20 Charles White, American actor (Airport 95, Serpico), dies at 87
  • 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 Freddy Soto, American comedian and actor (b. 1970)
  • 2005-07-10 Richard Eastham, American actor (Battle for the Planet of the Apes, Falcon Crest), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 89
  • 2005-07-20 James Doohan, Canadian actor (Star Trek), dies from Pulmonary fibrosis at 85
  • 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