Actors in History (Part 34)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 3301 - 3,400 of 7,248

  • 1941-08-11 Patricio Guzman, director/actor (Cruz del Sur, Moon over Parador)
  • 1941-08-18 Christopher Jones, American actor (Wild in the Streets), born in Jackson, Tennessee (d. 2014)
  • 1941-08-21 Howard Lew Lewis, English comedian and actor (Maid Marian and Her Merry Men and Brush Strokes), born in London (d. 2018)
  • 1941-08-27 Harrison Page, American actor
  • 1941-08-30 Ben Jones, American politician and actor (The Dukes of Hazzard), born in Tarboro, North Carolina
  • 1941-09-08 Alan Feinstein, American actor (Max-Berrengers, Family Tree), born in NYC, New York
  • 1941-09-16 Jim McBride, American director and actor (Hot Times, Breathless, Big Easy), born in NYC, New York
  • 1941-10-10 Peter Coyote [Rachmil Pinchus Ben Mosha Cohon], American actor (ET, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in NYC, New York
  • 1941-10-13 Paul Simon, American singer-songwriter and actor ("Kodachrome"; "One-Trick Pony"; "Graceland"), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1941-10-19 Simon Ward, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers), born in London, England (d. 2012)
  • 1941-10-22 Charles Keating, English actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World), born in London, England, (d. 2014)
  • 1941-10-23 Mel Winkler, American actor (Devil in a Blue Dress), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2020)
  • 1941-10-24 Frank Aendenboom, Flemish actor (Lion of Flanders), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 2018)
  • 1941-10-28 John Hallam, British character actor, born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland (d. 2006)
  • 1941-11-01 Robert Foxworth, American actor (Chase-Falcon Crest, Frankenstein), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1941-11-04 Martin Brozius, Dutch actor (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden), born in Hoorn, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 2009)
  • 1941-11-05 Art Garfunkel, American singer and actor (Simon and Garfunkel, Carnal Knowledge), born in NYC, New York
  • 1941-11-13 Dack Rambo, American actor (Guns of Will Sonnett, Dallas), born in Earlimart, California (d. 1994)
  • 1941-11-15 Heathcote Williams [John Henly Heathcote Williams], British poet, actor and political activist, born in Helsby, Cheshire (d. 2017)
  • 1941-11-18 David Hemmings, English actor (Blow-up, Barbarella) and co-founder of Hemdale Film Corporation, born in Guildford, England (d. 2003)
  • 1941-11-19 Dan Haggerty, actor (Grizzly Adams), born in Hollywood California, (d. 2016)
  • 1941-11-22 Tom Conti, Scottish actor (Reuben, Reuben, American Dreamer), born in Paisley Scotland
  • 1941-11-23 Franco Nero, Italian actor
  • 1941-12-09 Beau Bridges, American actor (Hotel New Hampshire, 5th Musketeer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-12-10 Peter Michael Goetz, American actor (Jumping Jack Flash, King Kong Lives), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1941-12-10 Tommy Kirk, American actor (Old Yeller), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1941-12-10 Tommy Rettig, American actor (Jeff's Collie, Lassie), born in Queens, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1941-12-10 Kyu Sakamoto, Japanese singer and actor, born in Kawasaki (d. 1985)
  • 1941-12-15 Geoffrey Davies, English actor (Doctor at Sea, Doctor on the Go), born in Leeds, England
  • 1941-12-16 Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Italian actor (Cafe Express, Octopus), born in Cercola, Italy (d. 1994)
  • 1941-12-24 John Levene, British actor, born in Salisbury, United Kingdom
  • 1941-12-26 Daniel Schmid, actor and director (Paloma, Violanta, Hecate, Amateurs)
  • 1942-01-03 John Thaw, British actor (d. 2002)
  • 1942-01-05 Cliff Potts, American television & film actor (Ted-Lou Grant), born in Glendale, California
  • 1942-01-16 René Angélil, Canadian music executive, actor and director (Omertà, L'apparition), and husband of Céline Dion, born in Montréal, Québec (d. 2016)
  • 1942-01-17 Randy Boone, American actor (Cimarron Strip, Virginian), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • 1942-01-21 Mac Davis, American country music singer-songwriter (Baby, Don't Get Hooked On Me) and actor (North Dallas Forty), born in Lubbock, Texas (d, 2020) [1]
  • 1942-01-23 Abdur Razzak, Bangladeshi actor & director, born in Kolkata, India (d. 2017)
  • 1942-01-27 John Witherspoon, American actor (Friday), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2019)
  • 1942-01-29 Robin Morgan, American poet, author, political theorist, academic, and former child actor (Dagmar-Mama), born in Lake Worth, Florida
  • 1942-01-31 Derek Jarman, actor and director (Angelic Conversation, Edward II)
  • 1942-02-08 Robert Klein, comedian and actor (Hooper, Deadly Rivals), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1942-02-13 Peter Tork [Thorkelson], American musician and actor (The Monkees), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2019)
  • 1942-02-14 Andrew Robinson, American actor
  • 1942-02-27 Michel Forget, French Canadian actor, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1942-02-28 Frank Bonner [Boers], American actor (WKRP in Cincinnati - "Herb Tarlek"; The Hoax; Just The Ten Of Us), and television director, born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2021)
  • 1942-03-06 Ben Murphy, Jonesboro, Arkansas, American actor (Name of the Game, Alias Smith and Jones)
  • 1942-03-11 Peter Eyre, actor (Hedda)
  • 1942-03-11 Charles Swan, American actor
  • 1942-03-13 Geoffrey Hayes, British TV presenter and actor (Rainbow, Z-Cars), born in Stockport, England (d. 2018)
  • 1942-03-17 Dimitris Poulikakos, Greek composer, singer and actor
  • 1942-03-22 Bernd Herzsprung, German actor (Freunde fürs Leben), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1942-03-25 Richard O'Brien, English actor and writer (Rocky Horror Picture Show)
  • 1942-03-27 Michael York, British actor (Cabaret, Logan's Run, 3 Musketeers), born in Fulmer, Buckinghamshire
  • 1942-03-29 Scott Wilson, American actor (The Walking Dead; The Ninth Configuration), born in Thomasville, Georgia (d. 2018)
  • 1942-04-02 Roshan Seth, Indian-born British actor (Mississippi Masala), born in Patna, Bihar, India
  • 1942-04-03 Marek Perepeczko, Polish actor (Janosik), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2005)
  • 1942-04-07 Jeetendra, Indian actor
  • 1942-04-09 Brandon De Wilde, American actor (Jamie; Wild in the Sky), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1972)
  • 1942-04-12 Frank Bank, American actor (Lumpy-Leave it to Beaver), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2013)
  • 1942-04-17 David Bradley, British actor (Walder Frey-Game of Thrones), born in York, Yorkshire
  • 1942-04-22 Denis Lill, New Zealand-born British actor (Only Fools and Horses), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1942-04-26 Bobby Rydell [Ridarelli], American pop singer ("Wild One"), and actor (Bye Bye Birdie), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1942-04-27 John Shrapnel, English actor, born in Birmingham, Warwickshire
  • 1942-05-01 Stephen Macht, American actor (Joe-Knots Landing, Cagney & Lacey), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1942-05-05 Marc Alaimo, American actor (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1942-05-12 Ian Dury, English rock musician (The Blockheads) and actor (Judge Dredd), born in Upminster, Essex (d. 2000)
  • 1942-05-14 Rüdiger Vogler, German actor
  • 1942-05-23 Zalman King, Trenton, New Jersey, actor and director (Wild Orchid), (d. 2012)
  • 1942-05-29 Kevin Conway, American actor (Flash Point, Cage of Angels), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-06-16 David Parry, British-Canadian folk musician (Friends of Fiddler's Green), storyteller (Canadian Museum of Civilization), actor, stage director, and teacher (University of Toronto), born in London, England (d. 1995)
  • 1942-06-22 Murphy Dunne, American actor and musician, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1942-07-09 Richard Roundtree, American actor (Getting Even, Shaft), born in New Rochelle, New York

Person of interestHarrison Ford

1942-07-13 Harrison Ford, American actor (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Blade Runner), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • 1942-07-24 Chris Sarandon, WV, actor (Child's Play, Dog Day Afternoon, Lipstick)
  • 1942-07-27 John Pleshette, American actor (Richard-Knots Landing, 7th Avenue), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-07-29 Tony Sirico, American actor
  • 1942-08-01 Giancarlo Giannini, Italian actor (Love and Anarchy), born in La Spezia, Italy
  • 1942-08-07 Garrison Keillor, American writer, humorist and radio personality (A Prairie Home Companion), born in Anoka, Minnesota
  • 1942-08-07 Tobin Bell, American actor, born in Queens, New York
  • 1942-08-19 Fred Thompson, US senator (R-Tenn)/actor (In the Line of Fire), born in Sheffield, Alabama (d. 2015)
  • 1942-09-26 Kent McCord, American actor (Officer Jim Reed- "Adam 12"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-09-28 Marshall Bell, American actor
  • 1942-09-28 Pierre Clémenti, French actor (d. 1999)
  • 1942-09-29 Ian McShane, British actor (Roots; Bare Essence), born in Blackburn England
  • 1942-10-04 Christopher Stone, actor (Dave-Dallas, Interns), born in Manchester, New Hampshire

Person of interestAmitabh Bachchan

1942-10-11 Amitabh Bachchan, Indian actor (The Great Gatsby), born in Uttar Pradesh, India

  • 1942-10-20 Earl Hindman, Bisbee AZ, actor (Wilson-Home Improvement)
  • 1942-10-26 Bob Hoskins, English actor (Who Framed Roger Rabbit), born in Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk, England (d. 2014)
  • 1942-10-31 David Ogden Stiers, American actor (Winchester-M*A*S*H, Doc), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 2018)
  • 1942-11-24 Billy Connolly, Scotland, comedian and actor (Blue Money)
  • 1942-12-05 Randy Kirby, American actor (Randy-Girl From UNCLE), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1942-12-10 Beer Bossu [Berend Frederik Gertenbach], Dutch actor and vocalist (Pub Chantant), born in Amsterdam
  • 1942-12-14 Rex Thompson, American actor (Young Bess, King & I, Her 12 Men), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-12-18 Harvey Atkin, Canadian actor
  • 1942-12-19 Rufus [Jacques Narcy], French actor (Amélie), born in Riom, Puy-de-Dôme
  • 1942-12-29 Rajesh Khanna, Indian Bollywood actor officially titled "The First Superstar of Indian cinema", born in Amritsar, Punjab Province (d. 2012)
  • 1942-12-30 Fred Ward, actor (Chain Reaction, Thunderheart, Equinox), born in San Diego, California
  • 1943-01-13 Richard Moll, American actor (Night Court - "Bull"; House - "Big Ben"; Dungeonmaster), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1943-01-14 Ronald Hunter, American actor (Lazarus Syndrome), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 3301 - 3,400 of 3,854

  • 2009-10-19 Joseph Wiseman, Canadian actor (Dr No, Viva Zapata, Les Miserables), dies at 91
  • 2009-11-02 José Luis López Vázquez, Spanish actor, director and comedian (La Cabina, Travels With My Aunt), dies of natural causes at 87
  • 2009-11-10 Gheorghe Dinica, Romanian actor (b. 1934)
  • 2009-11-14 Bruce Wells, English boxer (European amateur light middleweight champion 1953) & actor (Dr. Who 1965-73), dies at 76
  • 2009-11-16 Edward Woodward, British singer and actor (Breaker Morant, Wickerman), dies at 79
  • 2009-11-24 Chan Hung Lit, Hong Kong actor (b. 1943)
  • 2009-12-01 Ramses Shaffy, Dutch singer and cabaret actor (Zaak MP, Liefdesbekentenissen), dies at 76
  • 2009-12-03 Richard Todd, Irish-born British actor (Dorian Gray, Assassin Yangtse Incident), dies at 90
  • 2009-12-05 Garfield Morgan, British actor (Odessa File, To Catch a Spy), dies at 78
  • 2009-12-07 Mark Ritts, American actor (b. 1946)
  • 2009-12-09 Gene Barry [Eugene Klass], American actor (The Atomic City, Bat Masterson), dies of congestive heart failure at 90
  • 2009-12-20 Arnold Stang, American comedian and actor (Broadside, Milton Berle, Top Cat), dies at 91
  • 2010-01-04 Donal Donnelly, Irish actor (The Godfather: Part III, Dead), dies of cancer at 78
  • 2010-01-08 Monica Maughan, Australian actor (b. 1933)
  • 2010-01-22 James Mitchell, American dancer and actor (All My Children, Bloomer Girl), dies of pneumonia at 89
  • 2010-01-22 Johnny Seven [Fetto], American actor (Ironside, Amy Prentiss), dies at 83
  • 2010-01-24 Pernell Roberts, American actor (Adam-Bonanza, Trapper John MD), dies at 81
  • 2010-02-05 Ian Carmichael, British actor (Private's Progress, I'm All Right Jack), dies at 89
  • 2010-02-16 Wan Chi Keung, Hong Kong soccer player and actor. (b. 1956)
  • 2010-02-26 Richard Devon, American character actor (Magnum Force, Battle of Blood Island), dies at 83
  • 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 (Father Murphy), 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 (Davy Crockett, Old Yeller), dies at 85
  • 2010-03-24 Robert Culp, American actor, screenwriter, voice actor, and director (I Spy, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice), dies at 79
  • 2010-04-01 John Forsythe, American actor (Charlie's Angels, Dynasty), dies at 92
  • 2010-04-06 Corin Redgrave, British actor (Excalibur, A Man For All Seasons), dies at 70
  • 2010-04-12 Peter Haskell, American actor (Bracken's World, Rituals), dies at 75
  • 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
  • 2010-05-28 Eddie Barth [Edward Bartholetti], American actor and voiceover artist nicknamed "Mr. Gravel" for his raspy vocals (Shaft, Simon & Simon), dies at 78

Person of interestDennis Hopper

2010-05-29 Dennis Hopper, American actor and director (True Grit, Blue Velvet, Easy Rider), dies at 74

Actor and Director Dennis Hopper
Actor and Director
Dennis Hopper
  • 2010-06-06 Ladislav Smoljak, Czech director, actor and screenwriter (An Uncertain Season), dies of cancer at 78
  • 2010-06-13 Jimmy Dean, American country and rockabilly singer ("Big Bad John"), television host, actor ( Diamonds are Forever), and businessman, dies at 81
  • 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 K-pop, and J-pop singer, takes his own life at 32
  • 2010-07-02 Laurent Terzieff, French actor (Head Over Heels, Milky Way), dies at 75
  • 2010-07-16 James Gammon, American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Nick-Nash Bridges), dies at 70
  • 2010-07-27 Maury Chaykin, American-born Canadian actor (b. 1949)
  • 2010-08-12 Paul Ryan Rudd, American stage and screen actor, dies at 70
  • 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
  • 2010-09-11 Harold Gould, American character actor (The Sting, The Golden Girls, Rhoda, Big Bus), dies at 86
  • 2010-09-25 Art Gilmore, American actor (b. 1912)

Person of interestTony Curtis

2010-09-29 Tony Curtis [Bernard Schwartz], American actor (Some Like It Hot), dies at 85

  • 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 (Boy-Tarzan Finds a Son), dies at 79
  • 2010-10-19 Tom Bosley, American actor (Howard-Happy Days, Murder She Wrote, Fiorello!), dies at 83
  • 2010-10-27 James Wall, American actor and stage manager (b. 1917)
  • 2010-10-28 James MacArthur, American actor (Danny Williams-Hawaii 5-0), dies at 72
  • 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 (Spy Hard, Forbidden Planet, Naked Gun), dies of pneumonia at 84
  • 2010-12-07 Gus Mercurio, American-born Australian actor (The Blue Lagoon, Crocodile Dundee II), dies at 82
  • 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 (In the Name of the Father, Inception), dies of pancreatic cancer at 64
  • 2011-01-11 David Nelson, American actor, director, and producer (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies at 74
  • 2011-01-12 Paul Picerni, American actor (The Untouchables), dies at 88
  • 2011-01-20 Bruce Gordon, American actor (The Untouchables), dies after long illness at 94
  • 2011-02-12 Peter Alexander [Ferdinand Maximilian Neumayer], Austrian actor and singer (Who Wants to Sleep?), dies at 84
  • 2011-02-12 Kenneth Mars, American comedic actor (The Producers), dies at 75
  • 2011-02-13 T. P. McKenna [Thomas Patrick McKenna], Irish actor (Rivals, Holocaust), dies at 81
  • 2011-02-16 Len Lesser, American actor (b. 1922)
  • 2011-02-16 Alfred Burke, British actor (Public Eye, Backfire, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets), dies of a chest infection at 92
  • 2011-02-17 Egbert van Paridon, Dutch actor and director (Flodder, The Assault), dies at 90
  • 2011-02-22 Nicholas Courtney, British actor (Doctor Who, Incendiary), dies at 81
  • 2011-03-17 Michael Gough, English actor (Hammer Horror Films, Search for the Nile), dies at 94
  • 2011-03-27 Farley Granger, American actor (Arnold, Rope, Deathmask), dies at 85
  • 2011-04-02 George E Mahlberg, American astronomer (Mt Palomar/Mt Wilson, California, 1974-78), movie actor, sound engineer, and DJ (Dr. Cosmo), dies at 56
  • 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)
  • 2011-04-17 Michael Sarrazin, Canadian actor (Seduction, They Shoot Horses Don't They), dies at 70
  • 2011-04-22 Moin Akhter, Pakistani actor, dies at 60
  • 2011-04-28 William Campbell, American actor (Jerry-Cannonball, Luke-Dynasty), dies at 87
  • 2011-05-03 Thanasis Veggos, Greek actor (b. 1927)
  • 2011-05-03 Jackie Cooper, American actor and director (Skippy, Superman), dies at 88
  • 2011-05-16 Edward Hardwicke, British actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 78
  • 2011-05-27 Jeff Conaway, American actor and singer (Taxi - "Bobby"; Grease - "Kenickie"; Babylon 5 - "Zack"), dies of pneumonia and sepsis at 51
  • 2011-06-03 James Arness, American actor (Gunsmoke, How the West Was Won), dies of natural causes at 88
  • 2011-06-19 Don Diamond, American actor (b. 1921)
  • 2011-06-20 Ryan Dunn, American actor and TV personality (Homewrecker), dies at 34
  • 2011-06-23 Peter Falk, American actor (Colombo, Scared Straight), dies at 83
  • 2011-07-08 Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet (Home Alone, Deranged, The Great Gatsby), dies of a stroke at 87
  • 2011-07-17 David Ngoombujarra, Australian actor (b. 1967)
  • 2011-07-22 Tom Aldredge, American actor (The Sopranos, What About Bob, Nurse, Mind Snatchers), dies at 83
  • 2011-07-29 Claude Laydu, Belgian-born Swiss actor (Diary of a Country Priest), dies at 84
  • 2011-08-03 Bubba Smith, American College Football Hall of Fame defensive end (Michigan State; Pro Bowl 1970, 71; First Team All Pro 1971; Super Bowl 1971; Baltimore Colts) and actor (Police Academy), dies of acute drug intoxication and heart disease at 66
  • 2011-08-14 Shammi Kapoor, Indian actor and director known as the "Elvis Presley of India" (Amaran, Brahmachari, Vidhaata), dies of chronic renal failure at 79
  • 2011-08-27 Nico Minardos, Greek-American actor (The Twilight Zone; Twelve Hours to Kill), dies at 81

Person of interestCliff Robertson

2011-09-10 Clifford "Cliff" Robertson, American actor (Charly, Spider-Man) and spokesman for AT&T, dies at 88



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