Actors in History (Part 31)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 3001 - 3,100 of 6,949

  • 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

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  • 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)
  • 1939-04-13 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, Winnipeg Manitoba, actor (Four Seasons-Sherry)
  • 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

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  • 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)
  • 1940-02-25 Jud Taylor, actor (Dr Gerson-Dr Kildare)

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 3001 - 3,100 of 3,311

  • 2009-01-13 Patrick McGoohan, American actor (b. 1928)
  • 2009-01-14 Ricardo Montalbán, Mexican actor (How the West Was Won), dies of congestive heart failure at 88
  • 2009-01-18 Bob May, American actor (b. 1939)
  • 2009-01-31 Nagesh, Indian comedian actor in Kollywood (b. 1933)
  • 2009-02-15 Phil Carey, American actor (One Life to Live), dies at 83
  • 2009-02-17 Gazanfer Özcan, Turkish actor (b. 1931)
  • 2009-03-14 Alain Bashung, French singer, songwriter, comedian and actor. (b. 1947)
  • 2009-03-15 Ron Silver, American actor (Reversal of Fortune, Timecop), dies of cancer at 62
  • 2009-03-29 Andy Hallett, American actor and singer (b.1975)
  • 2009-04-27 Feroz Khan, Indian actor (b. 1939)
  • 2009-05-04 Dom Deluise, American comedian, actor (b. 1933)
  • 2009-05-13 Frank Aletter, American character actor (b. 1926)
  • 2009-05-15 Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Australian actor (b. 1923)
  • 2009-05-18 Wayne Allwine, American voice actor (b.1947)
  • 2009-06-03 David Carradine, American actor (b. 1936)
  • 2009-06-10 Tenniel Evans, English actor (b. 1926)
  • 2009-07-01 Karl Malden [Mladen George Sekulovich], American actor (Streets of San Francisco, American Express, A Streetcar Named Desire), dies of natural causes at 97
  • 2009-07-14 Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Polish actor (b. 1934)
  • 2009-09-14 Patrick Swayze, American actor, dancer, and songwriter (b. 1952)
  • 2009-09-14 Henry Gibson, American actor and songwriter (b. 1935)
  • 2009-09-28 Ulf Larsson, Swedish actor (b. 1956)
  • 2009-10-06 Douglas Campbell, Scottish born Canadian actor (b. 1922)
  • 2009-10-19 Joseph Wiseman, Canadian actor (b. 1918)
  • 2009-11-10 Gheorghe Dinica, Romanian actor (b. 1934)
  • 2009-11-16 Edward Woodward, British actor (The Equalizer) (b. 1930)
  • 2009-11-24 Chan Hung Lit, Hong Kong actor (b. 1943)
  • 2009-12-03 Richard Todd, Irish-born British actor (Dorian Gray, Assassin Yangtse Incident), dies at 90
  • 2009-12-07 Mark Ritts, American actor (b. 1946)
  • 2009-12-09 Gene Barry, American actor, dies of congestive heart failure at 90
  • 2009-12-20 Arnold Stang, American comic actor (b. 1918)
  • 2010-01-08 Monica Maughan, Australian actor (b. 1933)
  • 2010-01-24 Pernell Roberts, American actor & singer, last surviving star of Bonanza (b. 1928)
  • 2010-02-16 Wan Chi Keung, Hong Kong soccer player and actor. (b. 1956)
  • 2010-03-04 Etta Cameron, Danish singer and actor (b. 1939)
  • 2010-03-04 Roger Newman, British-born American actor and television writer (b. 1940)
  • 2010-03-10 Corey Haim, Canadian actor (b. 1971)
  • 2010-03-11 Merlin Olsen, American football player (Los Angeles Rams) and actor, dies of cancer at 69
  • 2010-03-14 Peter Graves [Aurness], American actor (Mission Impossible, Airplane!, Stalag 17), dies from a heart attack at 83
  • 2010-03-18 Fess Parker, American actor (b. 1924)
  • 2010-03-24 Robert Culp, American actor (b. 1930)
  • 2010-04-01 John Forsythe, American actor (Charlie's Angels, Dynasty), dies at 92
  • 2010-04-06 Corin Redgrave, British actor and political activist (b. 1939)
  • 2010-05-23 Simon Monjack, English actor, producer, & writer (b. 1970)
  • 2010-05-24 Tapen Chatterjee, Bengali actor from India (b. 1937)
  • 2010-05-26 Jean Constantin, Romanian actor (b. 1928)
  • 2010-05-28 Gary Coleman, American actor (Diff'rent Strokes), dies at 42
  • 2010-05-29 Dennis Hopper, American actor and director (b. 1936)
  • 2010-06-15 Bekim Fehmiu, Yugoslavian actor (Black Sunday, Permission to Kill, Cagliostro), dies of suspected suicide at 74
  • 2010-06-30 Park Yong-ha, Korean actor and singer (b. 1977)
  • 2010-07-16 James Gammon, American actor (b. 1940)
  • 2010-07-27 Maury Chaykin, American-born Canadian actor (b. 1949)
  • 2010-09-07 Glenn Shadix, American Actor (b. 1952)
  • 2010-09-25 Art Gilmore, American actor (b. 1912)
  • 2010-09-29 Tony Curtis, American Actor (b. 1925)
  • 2010-10-04 Sir Norman Wisdom, English comedian, singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1915)
  • 2010-10-06 Antonie Kamerling, Dutch actor and singer (b. 1966)
  • 2010-10-07 Antonie Kamerling, Dutch actor (b. 1966)
  • 2010-10-14 Simon MacCorkindale, English actor (Falcon Crest, Manimal), dies of bowel cancer at 58
  • 2010-10-15 Johnny Sheffield, American actor (b. 1931)
  • 2010-10-19 Tom Bosley, American actor (b. 1927)
  • 2010-10-27 James Wall, American actor and stage manager (b. 1917)
  • 2010-10-28 James MacArthur, American actor (b. 1937)
  • 2010-10-28 Gerard Kelly, Scottish actor (b. 1959)
  • 2010-11-11 William Edwin Self, American actor and television producer (b. 1921)
  • 2010-11-26 Palle Huld, Danish actor (b. 1912)
  • 2010-11-28 Leslie Nielsen, Canadian actor (b. 1926)
  • 2010-12-07 Gus Mercurio, American-born Australian actor (b. 1928)
  • 2010-12-20 Steve Landesberg, American actor and comedian (b. 1945)
  • 2010-12-29 Bill Erwin, American actor (b. 1914)
  • 2010-12-30 Per Oscarsson, Swedish actor (b. 1927)
  • 2011-01-02 Pete Postlethwaite, English actor (b. 1946)
  • 2011-02-13 T. P. McKenna, Irish actor (Rivals, Holocaust), dies at 81
  • 2011-02-16 Len Lesser, American actor (b. 1922)
  • 2011-02-22 Nicholas Courtney, British actor (b. 1929)
  • 2011-03-17 Michael Gough, English actor (Hammer Horror Films, Search for the Nile), dies at 94
  • 2011-04-04 Juliano Mer-Khamis, Israeli actor, director, filmmaker and political activist (b. 1958)
  • 2011-04-14 Trevor Bannister, British actor (Are You Being Served?), dies at 76
  • 2011-04-17 AJ Perez, Filipino teen actor (b. 1993)
  • 2011-04-22 Moin Akhter, Pakistani actor (b. 1950)
  • 2011-05-03 Thanasis Veggos, Greek actor (b. 1927)
  • 2011-05-03 Jackie Cooper, American actor, dies at 88
  • 2011-05-16 Edward Hardwicke, English actor (b. 1932)
  • 2011-05-27 Jeff Conaway, American actor (b. 1950)
  • 2011-06-03 James Arness, American actor (d. 1923)
  • 2011-06-19 Don Diamond, American actor (b. 1921)
  • 2011-06-20 Ryan Dunn, American actor (b. 1977)
  • 2011-06-23 Peter Falk, American actor (b. 1927)
  • 2011-07-08 Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet (b. 1924)
  • 2011-07-17 David Ngoombujarra, Australian actor (b. 1967)
  • 2011-08-03 Bubba Smith, American football player and actor (b. 1945)
  • 2011-08-14 Shammi Kapoor, Indian actor and director (b. 1931)

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2011-09-10 Cliff Robertson, American actor (Charly), dies at 88

  • 2011-09-11 Andy Whitfield, Welsh actor (Spartacus), dies of cancer at 39
  • 2011-10-05 Charles Napier, American actor (b. 1936)
  • 2011-10-12 Heinz Bennent, German actor (b. 1921)
  • 2011-12-03 Dev Anand, Indian actor (b. 1923)

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2011-12-07 Harry Morgan, American actor (M*A*S*H) dies at 96

  • 2011-12-16 Nicol Williamson, Scottish actor (Excalibur), dies of esophageal cancer at 75
  • 2012-01-04 Harry Fowler, English actor, dies at 85
  • 2012-01-22 Dick Tufeld, American voice actor, dies at 85