Actors in History (Part 32)

Events in Film & TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 3101 - 3,200 of 6,949

  • 1940-02-27 Howard Hesseman, actor (Dr Johnny Fever-WKRP, Head of Class), born in Salem, Oregon
  • 1940-02-27 Bill Hunter, Australian actor
  • 1940-03-04 Kas Garas, Kaunas Lithuania, actor (Hamlyn-Strange Report)
  • 1940-03-05 Malcolm Hebden, English actor
  • 1940-03-07 Daniel J Travanti, actor (Frank Furillo-Hill St Blues), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • 1940-03-09 Raul Julia, PR, actor (Addams Family, Kiss of the Spider Woman)

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1940-03-10 Chuck Norris [Carlos Ray], American martial arts actor (Missing in Action), born in Ryan, Oklahoma

  • 1940-03-20 Vito Picone, rocker (Elegants) and actor, born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1940-03-22 Haing S. Ngor, Cambodian/American actor (d. 1996)
  • 1940-03-23 Tariq Yunus, actor (Bollywood, Ashanti, Deceivers)
  • 1940-03-26 James Caan, American actor (Misery, The Godfather), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1940-03-27 Austin Pendleton, Warren OH, actor (Short Circuit, Simon, Hello Again)
  • 1940-04-15 Robert Walker Jr, American actor (Ceremony, Ms Don Juan, Ensign Pulver), born in NYC, New York
  • 1940-04-20 James Gammon, Newman Ill, actor (Cool Hand Luke, Nick-Nash Bridges)

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1940-04-25 Al Pacino, American actor (And Justice For All, The Godfather, Scorpio), born in NYC, New York

Actor Al Pacino
Al Pacino
  • 1940-04-30 Burt Young, American actor (Convoy, Rocky), born in NYC, New York
  • 1940-05-05 Lance Henriksen, actor (Aliens, Pumpkinhead, Knights, Hard Target)
  • 1940-05-07 John Irvin, actor (Moment in Time)
  • 1940-05-10 Taurean Blacque, actor (Neal Washington-Hill Street Blues), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1940-05-15 Paul Rudd, actor (Conn Yankee in King Arthur's Court), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1940-05-19 Carlos Diegues, actor (Xica)
  • 1940-05-22 Michael Sarrazin, actor (Seduction, They Shoot Horses Don't They)
  • 1940-05-30 David Ackroyd, actor (I Come in Peace, Memories of Me), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • 1940-06-01 Rene Auberjonois, actor (Clayton-Benson, Star Trek Deep Space 9)
  • 1940-06-02 Christopher Bernau, actor (Guiding Light), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1940-06-14 Ben Davidson, actor (Rhino-Ball Four, Code R), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1940-06-14 Jack Bannon, actor (Art in Lou Grant, Trauma Center), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-06-18 Michael Sheard, British actor (d. 2005)
  • 1940-06-20 John Mahoney, actor (Fraiser, Frantic, 8 Men Out), born in Manchester, England
  • 1940-06-23 Adam Faith, English singer and actor (d. 2003)
  • 1940-06-26 Robert Kramer, American actor and director, born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1940-07-10 Mills Watson, actor (Harper Valley PTA, BJ & Bear), born in Oakland, California

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1940-07-13 Patrick Stewart, English actor (Picard-Star Trek Next Generation, Charles Xavier-X-men), born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England

  • 1940-07-18 James Brolin, actor (Dr Kiley-Marcus Welby, Peter-Hotel), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-07-19 Dennis Cole, actor (Felony Squad, Brackens's World), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1940-07-22 Stan Ross, American actor, born in NYC, New York
  • 1940-07-24 Dan Hedaya, American actor (Cheers, Marvin's Room, Clueless), born in Brooklyn, New York

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1940-08-03 Martin Sheen, [Ramon Estevez], actor (Badlands, The West Wing), born in Dayton, Ohio

  • 1940-08-11 Kip King, actor (Charlie & Company), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1940-08-12 Michael Brunson, TV reporter/newscaster/actor (Never Say Die)
  • 1940-08-19 Jan Claire, actor (American Anthem)
  • 1940-08-22 George Reinholt, actor (Steve-Another World, One Life to Live), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • 1940-08-23 Richard Sanders, actor (Les Nessman -WKRP), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1940-08-23 Tony Bill, SD Cal, actor (What Really Happened to the Class of '65)
  • 1940-08-26 Don LaFontaine, American voice actor (d. 2008)
  • 1940-08-28 Ken Jenkins, American actor
  • 1940-08-31 Jack Thompson [John Payne], Australian actor (Breaker Morant, The Man from Snowy River), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1940-09-12 Patrick Mower, English actor
  • 1940-09-15 Merlin Olsen, UT, NFL tackle (Rams)/sportscaster/actor (Father Murphy)
  • 1940-09-17 Sotiris Moustakas, Greek actor (d. 2007)
  • 1940-09-18 Frankie Avalon [Francis Avallone], American actor and singer (Beach Party, Venus), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1940-09-19 Paul Williams, American singer, actor and composer (Rainy Days and Mondays, Evergreen), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1940-10-14 Christopher Timothy, British actor (All Creatures Great & Small)
  • 1940-10-16 Barry Corbin, actor (Maurice-Northern Exposure)
  • 1940-10-19 Michael Gambon, English actor (Singing Detective, Paris at Night)
  • 1940-11-02 Gigi Proletti, Italian actor, director and singer (Alleluja brava gente), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1940-11-13 Daniel Pilon, Canadian actor, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1940-11-15 Sam Waterson, American actor (Capricorn One, Heaven's Gate), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1940-11-15 Ulf Pilgaard, Danish actor

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1940-11-27 Bruce Lee [Lee Yuen Kam], Chinese-American martial artist and actor (Enter the Dragon), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1973)

Karate Star/Actor Bruce Lee
Karate Star/Actor
Bruce Lee
  • 1940-11-27 John Alderton, Gainsborough England, actor (Zardoz)
  • 1940-12-01 Matthias Habich, actor (Straight to the Heart, A Corps Perdu)

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1940-12-01 Richard Pryor, American comedian and actor (Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy), born in Pecoria, Illinois (d. 2005)

Comedian and Actor Richard Pryor
Comedian and Actor
Richard Pryor
  • 1940-12-13 Steve Harmon, American actor (Ens Pulver-Mr Roberts), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1941-01-03 Van Dyke Parks, Alabama, actor/musician (Bonino, Billy Crystal Hour)
  • 1941-01-04 John Bennett Perry, singer/actor (Falcon Crest), born in Williamstown, Massachusetts
  • 1941-01-14 Marjoe Gortner, actor (Speak Up America, Falcon Crest), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1941-01-16 Richard Bohringer, actor (Diva, I Married a Shadow), born in Paris, France
  • 1941-01-19 Tony Anholt, British actor (d. 2002)
  • 1941-01-21 Stathis Giallelis, Greek actor
  • 1941-01-25 Gregory Sierra, American actor
  • 1941-01-26 Henry Jaglom, actor (Eating, Lucky Ducks, Always), born in London, England
  • 1941-01-26 Scott Glenn, actor (Right Stuff, Personal Best, Backdraft), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1941-01-28 Joel Crothers, actor (Edge of Night), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1941-02-05 David Selby, Morganstown WV, actor (Falcon Crest, Flamingo Road)
  • 1941-02-08 Nick Nolte, American actor (The Thin Red Line, 48 Hrs), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1941-02-13 Bo Svenson, Goteborg Sweden, actor (North Dallas 40, Walking Tall)
  • 1941-02-27 Ian McGarry, general secretary (British Actors' Equity Association)
  • 1941-03-04 John Aprea, actor (Lucas-Another World, The Godfather Part II), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1941-03-04 John Hancock, American actor (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights), born in Hazen, Arkansas (d. 1992)
  • 1941-03-08 Andrei Mironov, Soviet actor (d. 1987)
  • 1941-03-14 Wolfgang Petersen, Emden Germany, actor (Shattered, Enemy Mine)
  • 1941-03-15 Dick Top, Dutch actor and director (Witch of Haarlem)
  • 1941-03-22 Bruno Ganz, actor (Strapless, Wings of Desire), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1941-03-22 Jeremy Clyde, English musician (Chad & Jeremy) and actor (The Iron Lady), born in Dorney, Buckinghamshire
  • 1941-03-29 Terence Hill, actor (Super Fuzz, They Call Me Trinity), born in Venice, Italy
  • 1941-04-03 Eric Braeden, Aust, actor (Victor Newman-Young & Restless, Colossus)
  • 1941-04-04 Bill Tarmey, Ardwick, Manchester, actor (Coronation Street), (d. 2012)
  • 1941-04-05 Michael Moriarty, actor (Bang the Drum Slowly, Q, Stuff), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1941-04-07 Gorden Kaye, British actor (Allo Allo), born in Huddersfield (d. 2017)
  • 1941-04-09 Chu Song-woong, Korean stage actor (d. 1985)
  • 1941-04-20 Ryan O'Neal, actor (Love Story, Paper Moon)
  • 1941-04-25 Bertrand Tavernier, actor (Capt Conan, L627, Daddy Nostalgie)
  • 1941-05-08 Jim Mitchum, actor (Blackout, Invincible 6), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1941-05-20 John Strasberg, American actor
  • 1941-05-22 Paul Winfield, LA, actor (Star Trek II, Huckleberry Finn, Mars Attack)
  • 1941-05-24 Andres Garcia, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, actor (Tiger Shark)
  • 1941-06-02 Stacy Keach, actor (Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer), born in Savannah, Georgia

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1941-06-05 Spalding Gray, American actor (Beaches, Clara's Heart, Heavy Petting), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2004)

Weddings in Film & TV

Divorces in Film & TV

Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 3101 - 3,200 of 3,310

  • 2012-01-26 Ian Abercrombie, English actor, dies from kidney failure at 77
  • 2012-01-30 Frederick Treves, English actor, dies at 86
  • 2012-02-03 Ben Gazzara, American actor, dies from pancreatic cancer at 81
  • 2012-02-03 Zalman King, American actor and director, dies from cancer at 69
  • 2012-02-05 Sam Coppola, US actor (Saturday Night Fever), dies at 79
  • 2012-02-06 Peter Breck, American actor, dies at 82
  • 2012-02-07 Phil Bruns, American actor and writer, dies of natural causes at 80
  • 2012-02-12 David Kelly, Irish actor, dies at 82
  • 2012-03-03 Leonardo Cimino, American actor, dies from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 94
  • 2012-03-27 Warren Stevens, American actor (Richard Boone Show), dies from lung disease at 92
  • 2012-03-28 Harry Crews, American writer/actor, dies from neuropathy at 76
  • 2012-05-06 George Lindsey, American actor, dies at 83
  • 2012-06-02 Richard Dawson, English-American actor, dies from esophageal cancer at 79
  • 2012-06-08 Frank Cady, American actor (Rear Window, Green Acres), dies at 96
  • 2012-06-18 Victor Spinetti, Welsh actor, dies from prostate cancer at 82
  • 2012-06-19 Richard Lynch, American actor, dies at 76 (body found on this date)
  • 2012-06-27 Don Grady [Agrati], American actor, dies from cancer at 68
  • 2012-07-02 Ben Davidson, American professional footballer and actor, dies from prostate cancer at 72
  • 2012-07-03 Andy Griffith, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 86
  • 2012-07-04 Eric Sykes, English writer, actor and director (Goon Show, Sykes and A...), dies at 89

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2012-07-08 Ernest Borgnine, American actor (Ice station Zebra, Marty), dies from renal failure at 95

  • 2012-07-18 Rajesh Khanna, Indian actor, dies from kidney problems at 69
  • 2012-07-20 Simon Ward, English actor, dies at 70
  • 2012-07-24 Chad Everett, American actor, dies from lung cancer at 75
  • 2012-07-24 Sherman Hemsley, American Actor, dies from natural causes at 74
  • 2012-07-27 Norman Alden, American actor, dies from natural causes at 87
  • 2012-07-27 R G Armstrong, American actor and playwright, dies at 95
  • 2012-07-27 Geoffrey Hughes, British actor, dies from prostate cancer at 68
  • 2012-08-10 Al Freeman Jr, American actor, dies at 78
  • 2012-08-14 Ron Palillo, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 63
  • 2012-08-16 William Windom, American actor, dies from heart failure at 88
  • 2012-09-03 Michael Clarke Duncan, American actor (The Green Mile), dies from respiratory failure at 54
  • 2012-09-10 Lance LeGault, American actor, dies at 75
  • 2012-09-16 John Ingle, American actor, dies from cancer at 84
  • 2012-09-26 Johnny Lewis, American actor, dies from injuries from a fall at 28
  • 2012-09-30 Turhan Bey, Austrian born actor, dies from Parkinson's disease at 90
  • 2012-10-13 Gary Ennis Collins, American film and television actor, dies from natural causes at 74
  • 2012-10-31 Brian Cobby, British actor (Evita, The Nudist Story) and the first male voice of the British speaking clock, dies from health complications at 83
  • 2012-11-06 Clive Dunn, British actor, dies from complications following an operation at 92
  • 2012-11-09 Bill Tarmey, English actor, dies at 71
  • 2012-11-23 Larry Hagman, American actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Dallas), dies of complications from throat cancer at 81
  • 2012-12-24 Charles Durning, American actor, dies from natural causes at 89
  • 2012-12-24 Jack Klugman, American actor, dies at 90
  • 2012-12-27 Harry Carey Jr, American actor (Back to the Future Part III, Gremlins), dies from natural causes at 91
  • 2012-12-29 Jean Topart, French actor, dies at 90
  • 2013-01-02 Ned Wertimer, American actor (The Jeffersons), dies from complications from a fall at 89
  • 2013-01-04 Tony Lip, American actor, dies at 82
  • 2013-01-14 Conrad Bain, Canadian-born American actor, dies from natural causes at 89
  • 2013-01-17 Robert F. Chew, American actor, dies from heart failure at 52
  • 2013-02-17 Richard Briers, English actor, dies from emphysema at 79
  • 2013-03-13 Malachi Throne, American actor, dies at 84
  • 2013-03-19 Harry Reems, American actor, dies from pancreatic cancer at 65
  • 2013-03-28 Richard Griffiths, British actor, dies from complications from heart surgery at 65
  • 2013-04-11 Jonathan Winters, American comedian and actor, dies from natural causes at 87
  • 2013-04-15 Richard LeParmentier, American actor, dies at 66
  • 2013-04-19 Allan Arbus, American actor, dies from heart failure at 95
  • 2013-04-19 Patrick Garland, British director, writer, and actor, dies at 78
  • 2013-04-20 Nosher Powell, English actor and boxer, dies at 84
  • 2013-05-08 Brian Forbes, English director and actor, dies at 86
  • 2013-05-18 Steve Forrest, American actor (SWAT), dies at 87
  • 2013-05-27 Bill Pertwee, English actor (Dad's Army), dies at 86

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2013-06-19 James Gandolfini, American actor (The Sopranos), dies from a heart attack at 51

  • 2013-06-21 Elliott Reid, American actor, dies from hart failure at 93
  • 2013-07-12 Pran Krishan Sikand, Indian actor often cast as the villain in Hindi cinema (Khandaan, Be-Imaan), dies of pneumonia at 93

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2013-07-13 Cory Monteith, Canadian actor and musician, dies of heroin and alcohol overdose at 31

Actor & Musician Cory Monteith
Actor & Musician
Cory Monteith
  • 2013-07-19 Poncie Ponse, American actor, dies from heart failure at 80
  • 2013-07-22 Dennis Farina, American actor, dies from a pulmonary embolism at 69
  • 2013-07-31 Michael Ansara, American actor, dies at 91

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2013-09-01 Tommy Morrison, American heavyweight boxing champion and actor, dies from multiple organ failure at 44

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison
Heavyweight Boxer
Tommy Morrison
  • 2013-09-18 Richard C Sarafian, American actor/director, dies from complications from pneumonia at 83
  • 2013-09-27 Jay Robinson, American actor, dies at 83
  • 2013-10-07 Patrice Ch√©reau, French opera director and actor (Danton), dies from lung cancer at 68
  • 2013-10-16 Ed Lauter, American actor, dies from mesothelioma at 74
  • 2013-10-19 Noel Harrison, British singer and actor, dies of a heart attack at 79
  • 2013-10-25 Nigel Davenport, English actor, dies at 85
  • 2013-11-11 George Reinholt, American actor, dies at 73
  • 2013-11-26 Tony Musante, American actor, dies from complications following surgery at 77
  • 2013-11-27 Lewis Collins, British actor, dies from cancer at 67

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2013-11-30 Paul Walker, American actor (The Fast and the Furious), dies in a car accident at 40

  • 2013-12-08 Don Mitchell, American actor, dies at 70
  • 2013-12-14 Peter O'Toole, Irish actor, dies at 81
  • 2013-12-31 James Avery, American actor, dies from complications from surgery at 68
  • 2014-01-06 Larry D. Mann, Canadian actor, dies at 91
  • 2014-01-16 Russell Johnson, American television and film actor, best known for his role as "The Professor" on Gilligan's Island, dies of kidney failure at 89
  • 2014-01-16 Dave Madden, Canadian-born American actor, dies from heart and kidney failure at 82
  • 2014-01-31 Christopher Jones, American actor, dies from cancer at 72

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2014-02-01 Maximilian Schell, Swiss-Austrian actor (Judgment at Nuremberg, The Pedestrian), dies at 83

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2014-02-02 Philip Seymour Hoffman, American actor (Capote, Moneyball) dies at 46 of a suspected drug overdose

  • 2014-02-12 Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar, American comic actor and writer ("Your Show of Shows"), dies at 91
  • 2014-02-13 Ralph Waite, White Plains NY, American actor, director and political candidate (John Walton Snr. in The Waltons)
  • 2014-02-24 Harold Ramis, American actor & director, dies from vasculitis at 69
  • 2014-06-14 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), dies of cancer at 70
  • 2014-11-12 Warren Clark, British actor, dies at 67
  • 2014-12-07 Ken Weatherwax, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 59

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2014-12-30 Luise Rainer, German and American actress, - 1st actor to win multiple Academy Awards (1936, 1937), dies at 104

Actress Luise Rainer
Luise Rainer
  • 2015-01-06 Lance Percival, English actor and comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 81

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2015-01-07 Rod Taylor, Australian actor (Time Machine, The Birds), dies at 84

Actor Rod Taylor
Rod Taylor
  • 2015-01-10 Brad Stephen "Taylor" Negron, American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money), dies of liver cancer at 57
  • 2015-02-14 Alan Howard, British actor (Royal Shakespeare Company), dies at 77
  • 2015-03-20 Gregory Walcott, American actor (Plan 9 from Outer Space), dies at 87