Actors in History (Part 32)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 3101 - 3,200 of 7,011

  • 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, American actor (Short Circuit, Simon, Hello Again), born in Warren, Ohio
  • 1940-04-15 Robert Walker Jr, American actor (Ceremony, Ms Don Juan, Ensign Pulver), born in NYC, New York
  • 1940-04-20 James Gammon, American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Nick-Nash Bridges), born in Newman, Illinois (d. 2010)
  • 1940-04-24 Michael Parks, American actor (Tusk, Then Came Bronson), born in Corona California (d. 2017)

Person of interestAl Pacino

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

Actor Al Pacino
Actor
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, English actor (Moment in Time), born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland
  • 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, British-born American actor (Fraiser, Frantic, 8 Men Out), born in Manchester, England (d. 2018)
  • 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

Person of interestPatrick Stewart

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

Person of interestMartin Sheen

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, Welsh actor (All Creatures Great & Small), born in Bala, Wales
  • 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

Person of interestBruce Lee

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)

Person of interestRichard Pryor

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, Italian actor (Super Fuzz, They Call Me Trinity), born in Venice, Italy
  • 1941-04-03 Eric Braeden, German-American actor (Victor Newman-Young & Restless, Colossus), born in Bredenbek, Germany
  • 1941-04-04 Bill Tarmey, English actor (Coronation Street), born in Ardwick, Manchester (d. 2012)
  • 1941-04-05 Michael Moriarty, American-Canadian actor (Bang the Drum Slowly, Q, Stuff), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1941-04-07 Gorden Kaye, British actor (Allo Allo), born in Huddersfield, England (d. 2017)
  • 1941-04-09 Chu Song-woong, Korean stage actor (d. 1985)
  • 1941-04-20 Ryan O'Neal, American actor (Love Story, Paper Moon), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-04-25 Bertrand Tavernier, French actor (Capt Conan, L627, Daddy Nostalgie), born in Lyon, France
  • 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

Person of interestSpalding Gray

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

  • 1941-06-10 Jurgen Prochnow, actor (Das Boot)
  • 1941-06-10 Mickey Jones, American musician and actor (Home Improvement, Justified), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2018)
  • 1941-06-13 Robert Forester, actor (Banyon, Nakia), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1941-06-13 Tom Hallick, actor (Search), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1941-06-21 Joe Flaherty, American-Canadian actor
  • 1941-06-22 Michael Lerner, actor (8 Men Out, Harlem Nights), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1941-06-27 Krzysztof Kieslowski, Polish director/actor (Underground Passage)
  • 1941-07-10 Robert Pine, actor (Joe Getraer-CHiPs), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • 1941-07-12 Joseph Whipp, American actor

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 3101 - 3,200 of 3,612

  • 2007-04-11 Roscoe Lee Browne, American actor (McCoy, Saunders-Soap), dies at 81
  • 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 and stand-up comedian (Mot i brøstet, Olsen-banden), dies of heart failure at 85
  • 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 [Werschkul], American actor (Tarzan series), dies at 80
  • 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 [Barraza], Mexican singer, producer and actor (Emiliano Zapata) who popularized the Mexican equestrian sport la charrería, dies of pneumonia at 88
  • 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)
  • 2007-07-20 Ivor Emmanuel, Welsh singer and actor (Zulu, Show Boat, Kiss Me, Kate), dies of a stroke at 79
  • 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 (Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud, La Cage aux Folles), dies at 79
  • 2007-08-07 Ernesto Alonso, Mexican actor, director and producer. (b. 1917)
  • 2007-08-23 Robert Symonds, American actor and associate director of the Repertory Theater of Lincoln Center, dies at 80
  • 2007-08-26 Ramon Zamora, Filipino martial arts actor (b. 1935)
  • 2007-09-03 Steve Ryan, American actor (b. 1947)
  • 2007-09-06 Percy Rodriguez [Rodrigues], Canadian actor (Star Trek, Planet of the Apes, Brainwaves), dies of kidney failure at 89
  • 2007-10-02 George Grizzard, American Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor (Wrong is Right, Bachelor Party, Attica), dies at 79
  • 2007-10-12 Lon "Lonny" Chapman, American actor (Investigator, For the People), dies from heart disease at 87

Person of interestRobert Goulet

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 (All About My Mother), dies at 86
  • 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)
  • 2007-12-22 Joe Ames, American singer and actor (The Ames Brothers Show), dies at 86
  • 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 character actor (Brady Bunch, All in Family), dies of cancer at 84
  • 2008-01-22 Roberto Gari, American actor (b. 1920)

Person of interestHeath Ledger

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, American actor and son of Marlon Brando, dies of pneumonia at 49
  • 2008-01-29 Philippe Khorsand, French actor (b. 1948)
  • 2008-01-30 Roland Selmeczi, Hungarian actor (b. 1969)
  • 2008-02-02 Herbert "Barry" Morse, British-Canadian actor (The Fugitive, Space: 1999, Winds of War), dies at 89
  • 2008-02-10 Roy Scheider, American Actor (b. 1932)
  • 2008-02-21 Ben Chapman, American actor (b. 1928)
  • 2008-03-14 Melville "Mel" Brandt, American actor and NBC staff announcer (Faraway Hill), dies at 88
  • 2008-03-16 John Hewer, English actor famous for portraying Captain Birdseye in British commercials, dies at 86
  • 2008-03-19 Raghuvaran, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam actor (b. 1948)

Person of interestPaul Scofield

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

Person of interestCharlton Heston

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)
  • 2008-04-25 Humphrey Lyttelton, British jazz musician, actor and broadcaster (It's Great to Be Young), dies at 86
  • 2008-05-24 Dick Martin [Thomas Richard], American actor and comedian (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, Carbon Copy), dies of respiratory complications at 86

Person of interestSydney Pollack

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 Hugh Lloyd, British actor (Hugh and I, Punch & Judy Man), dies at 85
  • 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 (Hamoun), dies at 64
  • 2008-08-09 Bernie Mac, American comedian, actor.(b. 1957)
  • 2008-08-10 Isaac Hayes, American musician and actor (b. 1942)
  • 2008-08-17 František Zvarík, Slovakian stage actor (Slovak National Theatre), dies at 87
  • 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)

Person of interestPaul Newman

2008-09-26 Paul Newman, American actor (Hud, Hombre, Hustler), racing car driver and charity food company founder (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
  • 2008-10-15 Nathan Davis, American actor ( Dunston Checks In, Holes, Code of Silence), dies from emphysema and pneumonia at 91
  • 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
  • 2008-11-05 Michael Higgins, American actor (Angel Heart, 1918, Wanda, Black Stallion), dies of heart failure at 88
  • 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)