Actors in History (Part 31)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 3001 - 3,100 of 7,105

  • 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, American actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1938-05-22 Richard Benjamin, American director and 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, American rock guitarist and electric violin pioneer (Don & Dewey; Frank Zappa), born in Pasadena, California (d. 1999)
  • 1938-06-19 Ian Smith, Australian actor
  • 1938-06-21 Ron Ely [Ronald Pierce], American actor (Tarzan, Doc Savage), born in Hereford, Texas
  • 1938-06-28 John Byner, American actor (Transylvania 6-5000) and comedian, born in NYC, New York
  • 1938-07-09 Brian Dennehy, American actor (Check is in the Mail, F/X, Cocoon, Ants), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 2020)
  • 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, American actor (Our Family Honor), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • 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, American actor (Harry-Jeffersons), born in Silver City, New Mexico (d. 2008)

Person of interestTom Lester

1938-09-23 Tom Lester, American actor (Green Acres - Eb), born in Jackson, Mississippi (d. 2020)

Actor Tom Lester
Actor
Tom Lester
  • 1938-10-02 Rex Reed, American movie critic and actor (Myra Breckinridge), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1938-10-02 Waheed Murad, Pakistani film actor and director (Armaan), born in Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan (d. 1983)
  • 1938-10-13 Jim McMullan, American actor (Dr McDaniel-Ben Casey), born in Long Island, New York
  • 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, American actor (The Artist, The Number 23), born in Long Beach, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1938-11-05 Chris Robinson, America actor (Stanley, General Hospital, Another World), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 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, American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Illustrated Man), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1986)
  • 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, Canadian-American impressionist and actor (Love on a Rooftop), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1938-12-06 Patrick Bauchau, Belgian actor (Scarpine-A View To Kill), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1938-12-14 Hal Williams, American actor (Pvt Benjamin, 227, Sanford & Son), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1938-12-18 Roger E. Mosley, American actor
  • 1938-12-21 Larry Bryggman, American 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 (d. 1976)
  • 1939-01-23 Sonny Chiba, Japanese actor & martial artist, born in Fukuoka, Japan
  • 1939-02-06 Mike Farrell, American actor & director & activist (M*A*S*H, Battered, Patch Adams), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1939-02-10 Peter Purves, English television presenter and actor (Doctor Who, Blue Peter), born in Preston, Lancashire
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 1939-04-13 Paul Sorvino, American actor (Chiefs, Dick Tracy), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1939-04-16 Boris Dvornik, Croatian actor, born in Split, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2008)
  • 1939-04-22 Jason Miller, American actor and writer (Exorcist, Light of Day), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)
  • 1939-04-23 David Birney, American actor (Brigette Loves Bernie, St Elsewhere), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1939-04-23 Lee Majors [Harvey Lee Yeary], American film and TV actor ($6,000,000 Man, The Fall Guy), born in Wyandotte, Michigan
  • 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)
  • 1939-05-06 Chet Allen, American child actor (Amahl and the Night Visitors), born in Chickasha Oklahoma (d. 1984)
  • 1939-05-07 Marco St John, American 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, English actor (The Servant), born in London, England

Person of interestIan McKellen

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, American actor (Boxcar Bertha, Rent-a-Cop), born in Wyco, West Virginia (d. 2017)
  • 1939-07-01 Frank Parker, American actor (Days of our Lives, Never Too Young), born in Darby, Pennsylvania (2018)
  • 1939-07-04 Ed Bernard, American actor (Joe-Police Woman, Jim-White Shadow), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1939-07-10 Lawrence Pressman, American actor (Man From Atlantis, Hellstrom Chronicle), born in Cynthiana, Kentucky
  • 1939-07-14 Sid Haig [Sidney Mosesian], American actor (House of 1000 Corpses, Jason of Star Command), born in Fresno, California
  • 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, Dominican-American actor (Boulevard Night, Streets of LA), born in Santiago Province, Dominican Republic (d. 2016)
  • 1939-08-04 Frank Vincent, American actor (The Sopranos), born in North Adams, Massachusetts (d. 2017)
  • 1939-08-12 George Hamilton, American actor (Love at First Bite), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 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 (2004 presidential candidate), born in Manila, Commonwealth of the Philippines (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, American 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, American-born South African broadway actor and singer, born in Amarillo, Texas
  • 1939-09-23 Janusz Gajos, Polish actor
  • 1939-09-25 Feroz Khan, Indian actor, producer and director (known as Clint Eastwood of Bollywood), born in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India (d. 2009)
  • 1939-09-26 Ricky Tomlinson, English actor and comedian (Mike Bassett: England Manager), born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England
  • 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, Australian actor (Crocodile Dundee, Lightning Jack), born in Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1939-10-22 Tony Roberts, actor (Annie Hall, Edge of Night, Lucie Arnaz Show), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestF. Murray Abraham

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

Person of interestJohn Cleese

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

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 3001 - 3,100 of 3,779

  • 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, American 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
  • 2005-10-02 Hamilton Camp, English-American actor (Andrew-He & She, Meatballs 2), dies at 70
  • 2005-10-07 Charles Rocket, American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live), dies at 56
  • 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, dies at 57
  • 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)
  • 2005-11-08 Alekos Alexandrakis, Greek actor and director (Oi Kyries tis avlis), dies of lung cancer at 76
  • 2005-11-11 Keith Andes, American actor (Farmer's Daughter, Away All Boats), commits suicide at 85
  • 2005-11-16 Bob van Toll, Dutch actor and director (Pastorale 1943), dies at 62
  • 2005-11-17 Marek Perepeczko, Polish actor (Janosik), dies at 63
  • 2005-11-18 Harold J Stone, American actor (Spartacus, The Wrong Man), dies at 92
  • 2005-11-24 Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita, American actor (Happy Days, Karate Kid), dies of kidney failure at 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

Person of interestRichard Pryor

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)
  • 2005-12-21 Myron Healey, American actor (The Lone Ranger, Wyatt Earp), dies of ill health at 82
  • 2005-12-24 Michael Vale, American actor known for being Dunkin' Donuts mascot "Fred the Baker", dies at 83
  • 2005-12-26 Vincent Schiavelli, American actor (b. 1948)
  • 2006-01-09 Mikk Mikiver, Estonian actor (Friends, Comrades) and director, dies at 68
  • 2006-01-19 Anthony "Tony" Franciosa [Papaleo], American actor (Career, Ben-Hur, Jeff-Name of the Game), dies at 77
  • 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 (The Wild Life), dies at 40
  • 2006-01-26 Len Carlson, Canadian actor (b. 1937)
  • 2006-01-28 Henry McGee, British actor and comedian (No, That's Me Over Here!, The Benny Hill Show), dies at 77
  • 2006-02-03 Al Lewis [Alexander Meister], American actor (The Munsters, Used Cars), dies at 82
  • 2006-02-05 Franklin Cover, American actor (Tom-The Jeffersons), dies at 77
  • 2006-02-06 Pedro Gonzales-Gonzalez, American actor (Rio Bravo), dies at 80
  • 2006-02-13 Andreas Katsulas, Greek-American actor (b. 1946)
  • 2006-02-14 Darry Cowl, French musician and actor, dies at 80
  • 2006-02-18 Richard Bright, American actor (Al Neri-Godfather), dies at 68
  • 2006-02-23 Benno Besson, Swiss actor and director (Der Arzt wider Willen), dies at 83
  • 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 (Chester-Gunsmoke, Duel, Battered), dies at 81
  • 2006-02-25 Darren McGavin [Richardson], American actor (Murphy Brown, The Night Stalker, A Christmas Story), dies of cardiovascular disease at 83
  • 2006-03-01 Jack Wild, British actor (Oliver!, H.R. Pufnstuf), dies of tongue and throat cancer at 53
  • 2006-03-07 John Junkin, British actor and scriptwriter (A Hard Day's Night), dies at 76
  • 2006-03-17 Bob Papenbrook, American voice actor, dies at 50
  • 2006-03-18 Michael Attwell, British actor (b. 1943)
  • 2006-04-12 Rajkumar [Singanalluru Puttaswamayya Muthuraju], Indian actor and singer in Kannada cinema and cultural icon, dies at 76
  • 2006-04-16 Francisco Adam, Portuguese actor and model (b. 1983)
  • 2006-04-17 Henderson Forsythe, American actor (As the World Turns, Crisis at Central High), dies at 88
  • 2006-05-11 Frankie Thomas, American actor & author (Tom Corbett Space Cadet), dies of a stroke at 85
  • 2006-05-14 Lewis "Lew" Anderson, American actor and musician (The Howdy Doody Show), dies of prostate cancer at 84
  • 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 (The Caine Mutiny, Invaders From Mars, Young Lions), dies from emphysema and heart disease at 86
  • 2006-06-18 Richard Stahl, American actor (Howard-It's a Living), dies at 74
  • 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
  • 2006-07-03 Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor (b. 1950)
  • 2006-07-08 Peter Hawkins, British actor/voice actor (b. 1924)
  • 2006-07-11 Barnard Hughes, American actor (Tron, Where's Poppa, Best Friends), dies at 90
  • 2006-07-13 Red Buttons [Aaron Chwatt], American comedian and actor (Sayonara, Five Weeks in a Balloon), dies from cardiovascular disease at 87
  • 2006-07-19 Jack Warden [John Lebzelter Jr], American character actor (Shampoo, Heaven Can Wait, Brian's Song), dies of heart and kidney failure at 85
  • 2006-07-20 Robert Cornthwaite, American actor (Thing, War of the Worlds, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?), dies of natural causes at 89
  • 2006-07-21 Mako, Japanese-American actor (The Sand Pebbles), dies at 72
  • 2006-07-28 Patrick Allen, British actor (Roman Holiday, Dial "M" for Murder), dies at 79
  • 2006-08-13 Tony Jay, British-American actor, voice artist, and singer (Frollo- The Hunchback of Notre Dame), dies at 73
  • 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, dies at 74
  • 2006-08-30 Glenn Ford, Canadian-American actor (Cade's County, Big Heat, Midway), dies at 90
  • 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
  • 2006-09-07 Julien Schoenaerts, Flemish actor (Daens/Medea), dies at 81
  • 2006-09-08 Frank Middlemass, British actor (Heart Beat, As Time Goes By, Oliver Twist), dies at 87
  • 2006-09-11 Pat Corley, American actor (b. 1930)
  • 2006-09-14 Miklós "Mickey" Hargitay, Hungarian-American actor, bodybuilder and the 1955 Mr. Universe, dies from multiple myeloma at 80
  • 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)
  • 2006-10-15 Derek Bond, British actor (Nicholas Nickelby, Armchair Theatre), dies at 86
  • 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 (Owen Marshall, Glitter), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 84
  • 2006-10-22 Richard Mayes, British actor (Doctor Who, Emmerdale), dies of a stroke at 83
  • 2006-11-10 Jack Palance [Vladimir Palahniuk], American actor (City Slickers, Contempt, Batman), dies of natural causes at 87
  • 2006-11-23 Philippe Noiret, French actor (Nuovo cinema Paradiso, Soleil, Les Milles, Il Postino), dies at 76

Person of interestPeter Boyle

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

  • 2006-12-13 Keith Larsen, American actor (Hunter, Brave Eagle), dies at 82
  • 2006-12-14 Mike Evans, American actor, dies at 57