Actors in History (Part 32)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 3101 - 3,200 of 6,963

  • 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)
  • 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
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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

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 3101 - 3,200 of 3,430

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 2010-09-11 Kevin McCarthy, American actor (Invasion of Body Snatchers, Death of a Salesman), dies of pneumonia at 96
  • 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)
  • 2011-02-17 Egbert van Paridon, Dutch actor and director (Flodder, The Assault), dies at 90
  • 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)