Actors in History (Part 31)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 3001 - 3,100 of 6,959

  • 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
  • 1938-12-16 Michael Greer, actor (Bobby Gentry Show), born in Durham, North Carolina
  • 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, actor (Outlaws), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938-12-28 Frank Kelly, Irish stage and screen actor (Father Ted), born in Dublin (d. 2016)

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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 (BJ Honeycutt in M*A*S*H, Battered), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1939-02-12 John D Hancock, actor and director (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights)
  • 1939-02-21 Richard Beymer, Avoca IA, actor (West Side Story, Diary of Anne Frank)
  • 1939-03-04 Carlos Vereza, Brazilian actor
  • 1939-03-06 David Spielberg, Weslaco Tx, actor (Jessica Novak, The Practice)
  • 1939-03-14 Raymond J. Barry, American actor
  • 1939-03-26 Phillip R Allen, Pitts, actor (Harry-Hardy Boys Mystery, Mitch-Alice)
  • 1939-04-05 David Winters, American actor, dancer, choreographer and director (Steve Allen Comedy Hour), born in London, England
  • 1939-04-13 Paul Sorvino, actor (Chiefs, Dick Tracy)
  • 1939-04-16 Boris Dvornik, Croatian actor (d. 2008.)
  • 1939-04-22 Jason Miller, actor and writer (Exorcist, Light of Day), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • 1939-04-23 David Birney, actor (Brigette Loves Bernie, St Elsewhere), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1939-04-23 Lee Majors, [Harvey Lee Yeary], Wyandotte Mich, TV actor ($6,000,000 Man, The Fall Guy)
  • 1939-05-01 Ray Aranha, actor (Nick-Married People), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1939-05-04 Paul Gleason, American actor (Breakfast Club, Die Hard), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2006)
  • 1939-05-07 Marco St John, actor (Rayford-Ball Four), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1939-05-13 Harvey Keitel, actor (Taxi Driver, Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs)
  • 1939-05-19 James Fox, actor (The Servant), born in London, England

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1939-05-25 Sir Ian McKellen, English film and theatre actor (Lord of the Rings, X-Men), born in Burnley Lancashire

  • 1939-05-30 Michael J Pollard, actor (Bonny & Clyde, Roxanne), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1939-06-01 Cleavon Little, actor (Blazing Saddles, Toy Soldiers), born in Chickasha Oklahoma (d. 1992)
  • 1939-06-08 Bernie Casey, Wyco WV, actor (Boxcar Bertha, Rent-a-Cop)
  • 1939-06-27 Rahul Dev Burman, Indian composer and actor (d. 1994)
  • 1939-07-01 Frank Parker, American actor (Days of our Lives, Never Too Young), born in Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1939-07-04 Ed Bernard, actor (Joe-Police Woman, Jim-White Shadow), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1939-07-10 Lawrence Pressman, Ky, actor (Man From Atlantis, Hellstrom Chronicle)
  • 1939-07-14 Sid Haig, American actor
  • 1939-07-15 Patrick Wayne, actor (Rounder, Shirley, Beyond Atlantis), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1939-07-16 Corin Redgrave, Brtish actor (Excalibur, A Man For All Seasons), born in London (d. 2010)
  • 1939-07-27 James Victor, Puerto Rico, actor (Boulevard Night, Streets of LA)
  • 1939-08-04 Frank Vincent, American actor (The Sopranos), born in North Adams, Massachusetts (d. 2017)
  • 1939-08-17 Anthony Valentine, British actor (Colditz), born in Blackburn, Lancashire (d. 2015)
  • 1939-08-18 Harald Heide-Steen Jr., Norwegian actor and comedian, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 2008)
  • 1939-08-20 Fernando Poe Jr., Filipino actor and politician (d. 2004)
  • 1939-08-21 Clarence Williams III, American actor (Mod Squad, 52 Pick Up, Purple Rain), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939-09-05 George Lazenby, Australian actor (OHMSS-James Bond), born in Goulburn, Australia
  • 1939-09-10 Greg Mullavey, actor (Tom-Mary Hartman, Rituals), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1939-09-13 Richard Kiel, American actor (So Fine, Jaws-Moonraker, Skidoo), born in Detroit, Michigan, (d. 2014)
  • 1939-09-17 Joseph Mosikili, South African actor/singer
  • 1939-09-23 Janusz Gajos, Polish actor
  • 1939-09-25 Feroz Khan, Indian actor
  • 1939-09-26 Ricky Tomlinson, English actor
  • 1939-09-28 Rudolph Walker, Trinidadian-born British actor
  • 1939-09-29 Larry Linville, Ojai California, actor (Frank Burns-M*A*S*H, Blue Movie)
  • 1939-09-30 Len Cariou, actor (Four Seasons-Sherry), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1939-10-01 Geoffrey Whitehead, English actor
  • 1939-10-08 Paul Hogan, Australia, actor (Crocodile Dundee, Lightning Jack)
  • 1939-10-22 Tony Roberts, actor (Annie Hall, Edge of Night, Lucie Arnaz Show), born in NYC, New York

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1939-10-24 F. Murray Abraham, American actor (All the President's Men and Amadeus), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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1939-10-27 John Cleese, English actor and comedian (Monty Python), born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese
  • 1939-10-31 Ron Rifkin, American actor (Arvin Sloane-Alias, L.A. Confidential), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939-11-10 Russell Means, Native American activist, actor, writer, and musician, born in Porcupine, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota (d. 2012)
  • 1939-11-15 Yaphet Kotto, African-American actor (Alien, Homicide: Life on the Street), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939-11-15 Thalmus Rasulala, [Jack Crowder], actor (Blacula, Roots), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1939-11-21 Rick Lenz, actor (Hec Ramsey, Scandalous John), born in Springfield, Illinois
  • 1939-11-22 Allen Garfield, actor (Candidate, Beverly Hills Cop II), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1939-12-27 John Amos, actor (Good Times, Coming to America), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1940-01-04 Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business)
  • 1940-01-09 Jimmy Boyd, McComb Mo, singer/actor (Howard-Bachelor Father)
  • 1940-01-20 Krishnam Raju, Indian actor and politician
  • 1940-01-22 John Hurt, English actor (Elephant Man, Alien, Midnight Express), born in Chesterfield (d. 2017)
  • 1940-01-27 James Cromwell, American actor (Babe, The Green Mile), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-01-31 Stuart Margolin, Davenport Iowa, actor (Love American Style)
  • 1940-02-02 David Jason, English actor
  • 1940-02-02 Vsevolod Meyerhold [Karl Kasimir Theodor], Russian theatrical director and actor (Houligan), executed during the Great Purge at 65
  • 1940-02-04 John Schuck, American actor (McMillan & Wife, Holmes & Yoyo), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1940-02-07 Gary Bond, England, actor (Outback, Zulu, Anne of Thousand Days)
  • 1940-02-12 Richard Lynch, American actor (Xaviar-Battlestar Galactica), (d. 2012)
  • 1940-02-21 Peter McEnery, England, actor (Game is Over, Moonspinners)
  • 1940-02-22 Julian Chagrin, mime/actor (Golddiggers), born in London, England
  • 1940-02-23 Peter Fonda, American actor (Easy Rider, Lilith, Wild Angels, Trip), born in NYC, New York
  • 1940-02-24 Pete Duel, American actor (d. 1971)

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 3001 - 3,100 of 3,425

  • 2007-03-14 Gareth Hunt, English actor (b. 1943)
  • 2007-03-19 Calvert DeForest, American actor (b. 1921)
  • 2007-03-29 Calvin Lockhart, Bahamian actor (b. 1934)
  • 2007-04-07 Barry Nelson, American actor (Airport), dies at 89
  • 2007-04-11 Roscoe Lee Browne, American actor (b. 1925)
  • 2007-04-13 Don Selwyn, Māori actor and film director (b. circa 1936)
  • 2007-04-19 Jean-Pierre Cassel, French actor (b. 1932)
  • 2007-04-28 Robert "Dabbs" Greer, American actor (Gunsmoke, The Green Mile, Little House on Prairie), dies of a kidney and heart ailment at 90
  • 2007-04-29 Arve Opsahl, Norwegian actor, known as the leader of Olsenbanden
  • 2007-04-30 Tom Poston, American actor (Newhart, Mork & Mindy, Steve Allen Show, Newhart), dies from respiratory failure at 85
  • 2007-04-30 Gordon Scott, American actor (b. 1927)
  • 2007-05-12 Teddy Infuhr, American former child actor (The Bishop's Wife, They Live By Night), dies at 70
  • 2007-05-18 Yoyoy Villame, Philippine novelty singer and movie actor (b. 1932)
  • 2007-05-25 Charles Nelson Reilly, American actor and host (b. 1931)
  • 2007-05-30 Jean-Claude Brialy, French actor and author (b. 1933)
  • 2007-06-04 Sotiris Moustakas, Greek actor (b. 1940)
  • 2007-06-16 Mikhail Kononov, Soviet actor (b. 1940)
  • 2007-06-19 Antonio Aguilar, Mexican singer and actor (b. 1919)
  • 2007-06-27 William Hutt, Canadian stage and film actor (b. 1920)
  • 2007-07-05 Kerwin Mathews, American actor (b. 1926)
  • 2007-07-09 Charles Lane, American actor (b. 1905)
  • 2007-07-22 Ulrich Mühe, German actor (b. 1953)
  • 2007-07-24 Chaney Kley, American Actor (b. 1972)
  • 2007-07-26 John Normington, English actor (b. 1937)
  • 2007-07-27 Lucky Grills, Australian actor (b. 1928)
  • 2007-07-29 Mike Reid, English comedian and actor (b. 1940)
  • 2007-07-29 Michel Serrault, French actor (b. 1928)
  • 2007-08-07 Ernesto Alonso, Mexican actor, director and producer. (b. 1917)
  • 2007-08-23 Robert Symonds, American actor (b. 1926)
  • 2007-08-26 Ramon Zamora, Filipino martial arts actor (b. 1935)
  • 2007-09-03 Steve Ryan, American actor (b. 1947)

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2007-10-30 Robert Goulet, American singer and actor, dies of pulmonary fibrosis at 73

American Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
American Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet
  • 2007-11-02 Henry Cele, South African Actor; best known for his onscreen portrayal of the legendary Shaka Zulu
  • 2007-11-19 Dick Wilson, American actor (b. 1916)
  • 2007-11-21 Fernando Fernán Gómez, Spanish actor, director, academic and playwright (b. 1921)
  • 2007-12-01 Anton Rodgers, British actor (b. 1933)
  • 2007-12-03 James Kemsley, Australian cartoonist and actor (b. 1948)
  • 2007-12-13 Floyd Red Crow Westerman, American actor (b. 1936)
  • 2007-12-15 John Berg (actor), American actor (b. 1949)
  • 2007-12-31 Bill Idelson, American actor (b. 1919)
  • 2007-12-31 Markku Peltola, Finnish actor and musician (b. 1956)
  • 2008-01-01 Peter Caffrey, Irish actor (b. 1949)
  • 2008-01-03 Aleksandr Abdulov, Russian actor (b. 1953)
  • 2008-01-15 Brad Renfro, American actor (b. 1982)
  • 2008-01-17 Allan Melvin, American actor (b. 1923)
  • 2008-01-22 Roberto Gari, American actor (b. 1920)

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2008-01-22 Heath Ledger, Australian-American Actor (Brokeback Mountain, The Dark Knight), dies of a drug overdose at 28

  • 2008-01-25 Christopher Allport, American actor (b. 1947)
  • 2008-01-26 Christian Brando, actor and son of Marlon Brando (b 1958)
  • 2008-01-29 Philippe Khorsand, French actor (b. 1948)
  • 2008-01-30 Roland Selmeczi, Hungarian actor (b. 1969)
  • 2008-02-10 Roy Scheider, American Actor (b. 1932)
  • 2008-02-21 Ben Chapman, American actor (b. 1928)
  • 2008-03-16 John Hewer, Actor famous for portraying Captain Birdseye in British commercials. (b. 1922)
  • 2008-03-19 Raghuvaran, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam actor (b. 1948)

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2008-03-19 Paul Scofield, English actor (A Man for All Seasons and Quiz Show), dies from leukemia at 86

  • 2008-03-20 Shoban Babu, Indian actor (b. 1937)
  • 2008-03-20 Brian Wilde, English actor (b. 1921)
  • 2008-03-24 Richard Widmark, American actor (Madigan, Murder on the Orient Express, Judgement at Nuremberg), dies complications following a fall at 93

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2008-04-05 Charlton Heston, American actor (The Ten Commandments, Ben-Hur), dies at 84

  • 2008-04-08 Stanley Kamel, American actor (b. 1943)
  • 2008-04-14 Miguel Galvan, Mexican actor/comedian. (b. 1957)

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2008-05-26 Sydney Pollack, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (Out of Africa, Tootsie) dies at 73

Film Director, Producer and Actor Sydney Pollack
Film Director, Producer and Actor
Sydney Pollack
  • 2008-05-29 Harvey Korman, American actor (Carol Burnett Show, Blazing Saddles), dies at 81
  • 2008-06-02 Mel Ferrer, American actor (Longest Day, Eaten Alive, 5th Floor), dies at 90
  • 2008-06-04 Nikos Sergianopoulos, Greek actor (b. 1952)
  • 2008-06-07 Rudy Fernandez, Filipino actor (b. 1953)
  • 2008-06-18 Jean Delannoy, French actor and director (b. 1908)
  • 2008-06-18 Miyuki Kanbe, Japanese actor (b. 1984)
  • 2008-06-22 George Carlin, American comedian, actor (b. 1937)
  • 2008-06-29 Don S. Davis, American actor and artist (b. 1942)
  • 2008-07-03 Clive Hornby, English soap actor - Emmerdale (b. 1944)
  • 2008-07-14 Henki Kolstad, Norwegian actor (b. 1915)
  • 2008-07-17 Larry Haines [Hecht], American actor (The Odd Couple, Search for Tomorrow), dies at 89
  • 2008-07-18 Khosrow Shakibai, Iranian actor (b. 1944)
  • 2008-08-09 Bernie Mac, American comedian, actor.(b. 1957)
  • 2008-08-10 Isaac Hayes, American musician and actor (b. 1942)
  • 2008-08-27 Mark Priestley, Australian actor (b. 1976)
  • 2008-08-31 Jerry Reed, American country music singer and actor (b. 1937)
  • 2008-09-01 Don LaFontaine, American voice actor (b. 1940)
  • 2008-09-07 Ilarion Ciobanu, Romanian actor (b. 1931)
  • 2008-09-14 Ştefan Iordache, Romanian actor (b. 1941)

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2008-09-26 Paul Newman, American actor (Hud, Hombre, Hustler), racing car driver and popcorn mogul (Newman's Own), dies of lung cancer at 83

Actor & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor & Entrepreneur
Paul Newman
  • 2008-10-01 House Peters Jr., American actor (King of the Rocket Man), dies at 92
  • 2008-10-06 Kim Ji-hoo, South Korean actor and model (b. 1985)
  • 2008-10-07 Peter Copley, British actor (Victim, Kingdom of Heaven, King & Country), dies at 93
  • 2008-10-19 Rudy Ray Moore, American comedian and actor (Dolemite) (b. 1937)
  • 2008-10-26 Delmar Watson, American child actor (Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Heidi, Annie Oakley), dies at 82
  • 2008-11-16 Reg Varney, British actor (On The Buses) (b. 1916)
  • 2008-11-26 De'Angelo Wilson, American actor (b. 1979)
  • 2008-12-01 Paul Benedict, American actor (b. 1938)
  • 2008-12-07 Marky Cielo, Filipino and Igorot dancer and actor (b. 1988)
  • 2008-12-08 Robert Prosky, American actor (b. 1930)
  • 2008-12-12 Van Johnson, American actor (Brigadoon) always wore red socks, dies at 92
  • 2008-12-26 Gösta Krantz, Swedish actor (b. 1925)
  • 2008-12-30 Dick Green, Canadian actor
  • 2009-01-02 Jett Travolta, son of actors John Travolta and Kelly Preston, dies of a seizure at 16
  • 2009-01-03 Pat Hingle, American actor (b. 1924)
  • 2009-01-12 Russ Conway, Canadian-American character actor (Richard Diamond Private Eye), dies at 95
  • 2009-01-13 Patrick McGoohan, American actor (b. 1928)