Actors in History (Part 35)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 3401 - 3,500 of 6,992

  • 1944-07-22 Guich Koock, actor (Harley Puckett-Carter Country), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1944-07-26 Kiel Martin, American actor (Det LaRue-Hill Street Blues), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1990)
  • 1944-08-07 David Rasche, actor (Sledge Hammer), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1944-08-07 John Glover, actor (52 Pick-Up, Something Special), born in Kingston, New York
  • 1944-08-09 Sam Elliott, actor (Big Chill, Fatal Beauty), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1944-08-11 Ian McDiarmid, Scottish actor
  • 1944-08-13 Kevin Tighe, actor (Newsie, Another 48 Hours, K-9), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-08-18 Carl Wayne, English singer and actor (The Move), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2004)
  • 1944-08-25 Anthony Heald, actor (Orphans, Silence of Lambs), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1944-08-26 Stephen Greif, English actor
  • 1944-08-27 G W Bailey, Port Arthur, Texas, American actor (Police Academy, The Closer)
  • 1944-09-05 Rod Arrants, American actor (Vamping, Ape, Young & Restless), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-09-20 Jeremy Child, actor (Privilege, Taffin)

Person of interestMichael Douglas

1944-09-25 Michael Douglas, American actor (Coma, Wall St, Jewel of the Nile), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey

  • 1944-09-28 Matthew Cowles, American soap actor (Eban Japes-Loving, Billy-All My Children), born in New York, (d 2014)
  • 1944-09-29 Torben Jensen, Danish actor (Taxa, Hayfever, Watch Me Fly, Guldregn)
  • 1944-10-16 Johnny Washbrook, actor (Ken-My Friend Flicka), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1944-10-19 Keith Adrian, [Johnson], Indies/Dutch actor (Intrepid Mr Twist)
  • 1944-10-23 Warren Burton, actor (Jason Dunlap-Another World, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944-10-28 Dennis Franz, Maywood Ill, actor (Buntz-Hill Street Blues, NYPD Blue)
  • 1944-11-02 Patrice Chereau, French opera director and actor (Danton), born in Lézigné, Maine-et-Loire, France (d. 2013)
  • 1944-11-07 Jim Watkins, actor (Jerry-Magician), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1944-11-11 Kemal Sunal, Turkish actor
  • 1944-11-16 Charles Jay Hammer, actor (Fletcher Reade-Guiding Light)

Person of interestDanny Devito

1944-11-17 Danny Devito, American actor (Taxi, Ruthless People, Twins), born in Neptune Township, New Jersey

Person of interestLorne Michaels

1944-11-17 Lorne Michaels [Lipowitz], Canadian producer, actor and comedy writer (Saturday Night Live), born in Toronto, Ontario

Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
  • 1944-11-21 Harold Ramis, actor and director (SCTV, Stripes), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2014)
  • 1944-11-25 Ben Stein, American actor
  • 1944-12-01 Pierre Arditi, French film and stage actor
  • 1944-12-05 Jeroen Krabbé, Dutch actor
  • 1944-12-12 Kenneth Cranham, Scottish actor
  • 1944-12-13 Hwang Jang Lee, Korean martial artist and film actor
  • 1944-12-17 Bernard Hill, English actor
  • 1944-12-19 Tim Reid, Norfolk VA, American actor and comedian (Venus Flytrap-WKRP, Frank's Place)
  • 1944-12-21 Jared Martin, American actor (Varian-Fantastic Voyage, Dusty-Dallas), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-12-24 Barry Chuckle [Barry Patton Elliott], British entertainer, writer and actor (ChuckleVision, The Freddie Starr Showcase), born in Rotherham, England
  • 1945-01-09 Harun Farocki, actor and director (Nicht loeschbares Feur)
  • 1945-01-09 John Doman, American actor
  • 1945-01-16 Kabir Bedi, actor (Thief of Baghdad, Terminal Entry)
  • 1945-01-21 Martin Shaw, British actor (The Chief, Inspector George Gently), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1945-01-22 Michael Cristofer, actor/writer (Little Drummer Girl)

Person of interestTom Selleck

1945-01-29 Tom Selleck, actor (Lance-Rockford Files, Magnum PI), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • 1945-02-07 Pete Postlethwaite, actor (The Boxer)
  • 1945-02-12 Cliff De Young, actor (F/X, Hunger, Shock Treatment), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-02-14 Gregory Hines, American actor/dancer (White Nights, Taps), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-02-18 Michael Nader, actor (Peter-Gidget, Dex Dexter-Dynasty), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1945-02-19 Jon Whiteley, actor (Moonfleet)
  • 1945-02-19 Michael Nader, actor (Dynasty, All My Children)
  • 1945-02-20 Brion James, American actor (d. 1999)
  • 1945-02-20 Annu Kapoor, Indian actor
  • 1945-02-27 Daniel Olbrychski, Polish actor (La Truite)
  • 1945-02-28 Charles "Bubba" Smith, Tx, NFLer (Balt Colts)/actor (Police Academy)
  • 1945-03-01 Dirk Benedict, American actor (A-Team, Battlestar Galactica), born in Helena, Montana
  • 1945-03-02 Gordon Thompson, Canadian actor (Adam Carrington in Dynasty), born in Ottawa
  • 1945-03-04 Jaime Tirelli, American actor (Orlando Lopez-Ball Four), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-03-04 Frank Novak, American actor
  • 1945-03-07 John Heard, American actor (Home Alone, Cat People, Big), born in Washington D.C. (d. 2017)
  • 1945-03-08 Micky Dolenz, actor (Circus Boy)/singer (Monkees), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-03-19 Stefanos Kiriakidis, Greek actor
  • 1945-04-04 Walter Charles, American actor (Fletch Lives, Weeds), born in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1945-04-13 Tony Dow, American actor and director (Wally-Leave it to Beaver), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1945-04-13 Charles Robinson, American actor
  • 1945-04-14 Derek Leckenby, rocker/actor (Mrs Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter)
  • 1945-04-20 Jimmy Winston [James Langwith], British organist and actor (Doctor Who, Small Faces), born in London, England
  • 1945-04-20 Michael Brandon, American actor (Dempsey and Makepeace), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-04-29 Richard Warwick, actor (Johnny Dangerously, Sebastine, If)
  • 1945-05-06 Richard Eyers, American actor (My Friend Irma, Stagecoach West), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-05-13 Sam Anderson, American actor
  • 1945-05-21 Richard Hatch, American actor (Battlestar Galactica), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2017)
  • 1945-05-30 Norman Eshley, English actor
  • 1945-06-05 Klaus Wyborny, actor (Klammer auf Klammer Zu)
  • 1945-06-06 David Dukes, American actor (Beacon Hill, 79 Park Avenue, Winds of War), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1945-06-17 Frank Ashmore, American actor
  • 1945-06-19 Tim Hovey, actor (Queen Bee, Toy Tiger, Man Afraid), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-06-20 John McCook, Ventura Cal, actor (Codename: Firefox, Bold & Beautiful)
  • 1945-07-01 Mike Burstyn, Israeli-American actor
  • 1945-07-03 Michael Cole, actor (Pete-Mod Squad), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1945-07-05 Jeffrey Kramer, American actor (Ted Stein-Struck by Lightning), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-07-06 Burt Ward, [Gervis], actor (Robin-Batman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-07-10 Ron Glass, American actor (Barney Miller, Frank's Place), born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • 1945-07-12 Leopoldo Mastelloni, Italian actor (Inferno), born in Naples, Italy
  • 1945-07-19 George Dzundza, American actor (The Deer Hunter, Law & Order), born in Rosenheim,Germany
  • 1945-07-23 Harold W Hennep, Arubians Dutch dancer and actor (Plus Echo)

Person of interestSteve Martin

1945-08-14 Steve Martin, American comedian, musician, author and actor (Parenthood, Jerk, Roxanne), born in Waco, Texas

Actor and Comedian Steve Martin
Actor and Comedian
Steve Martin
  • 1945-08-14 Tony Scannel, actor (Bill, Blue Money) [or 1932]
  • 1945-08-16 Bob Balaban, American actor and director (2010, Girlfriends, Gosford Park), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1945-08-22 James G Richardson, actor (Tim Cassidy-Sierra), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1945-09-10 Tom Ligon, actor (Joyride), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1945-09-17 Bruce Spence, New Zealand actor
  • 1945-09-19 Randolph Mantooth, American actor (Emergency, Loving), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1945-09-22 Paul LeMat, Rahway, New Jersey, American actor (American Graffiti, Melvin and Howard)
  • 1945-09-23 Paul Petersen, actor (Jeff Stone-Donna Reed Show), born in Glendale, California
  • 1945-10-04 Clifton Davis, actor/singer (That's My Mama, Amen), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1945-10-15 Jere Burns, American actor, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1945-10-19 John Lithgow, actor (Harry & Hendersons, Pelican Brief), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1945-10-21 Everett McGill, actor (Jezebel's Kiss, Silver Bullet), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1945-10-22 Yvan Ponton, Canadian actor and television host
  • 1945-10-27 John Kane, British actor and writer, born in Dundee, Angus, Scotland
  • 1945-10-30 Henry Winkler, American actor (Fonz-Happy Days, Night Shift), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-10-31 Brian Doyle-Murray, American comedian and actor, born in Chicago, Illinois

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 3401 - 3,500 of 3,655

  • 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 voice and film actor regarded as "one of the inimitable voices of French cinema" (Fantastic Planet), 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 [Frank Anthony Vallelonga], American author and actor (Sopranos, Donnie Brasco, Good Fellas), dies at 82
  • 2013-01-14 Conrad Bain, Canadian actor (Maude, Diff'rent Strokes), dies from natural causes at 89
  • 2013-01-17 Robert F. Chew, American actor, dies from heart failure at 52
  • 2013-02-02 John Kerr, American actor (South Pacific, Peyton Place, Pit & Pendulum), dies at 81
  • 2013-02-17 Richard Briers, English actor, dies from emphysema at 79
  • 2013-02-27 Dale Robertson, American actor (Death Valley Days, Tales of Wells Fargo, The Iron Horse), dies at 89
  • 2013-03-13 Malachi Throne, American actor, dies at 84
  • 2013-03-16 Frank Thornton, British actor (Are You Being Served?, Last of the Summer Wine), dies from natural causes at 92
  • 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
  • 2013-04-02 Milo O'Shea, Irish character actor (Barbarella, Staircase and Mass Appeal, Romeo & Juliet), dies at 86
  • 2013-04-11 Jonathan Winters, American comedian and actor, dies from natural causes at 87
  • 2013-04-13 Frank Bank, American actor (Lumpy-Leave it to Beaver), dies at 71
  • 2013-04-14 John S Ragin, American actor (Dr Astin-Quincy ME), dies at 83
  • 2013-04-15 Richard LeParmentier, American actor (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope), dies at 66
  • 2013-04-19 Allan Arbus, American actor, dies from heart failure at 95
  • 2013-04-19 Alan Arbus, American actor and photographer (M*A*S*H, Greaser's Palace, Curb Your Enthusiasm), dies of congestive heart failure at 95
  • 2013-04-20 Nosher Powell, English actor and boxer, dies at 84
  • 2013-05-08 Brian Forbes, English director and actor, dies at 86
  • 2013-05-16 Paul Shane, English comedian and actor, dies at 72
  • 2013-05-18 Steve Forrest, American actor (SWAT), dies at 87
  • 2013-05-27 Bill Pertwee, British actor (Dad's Army), dies at 86

Person of interestJames Gandolfini

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

  • 2013-06-21 Edgeworth Blair "Elliott" Reid, American actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), dies from heart 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

Person of interestCory Monteith

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 Ponce, American actor (Kazuo Kim-Hawaiian Eye), 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 (Broken Arrow, Centennial), dies at 91

Person of interestTommy Morrison

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 and director, dies from complications from pneumonia at 83
  • 2013-09-27 Jay Robinson, American actor (Born Again, Malibu Bikini Shop), dies at 83
  • 2013-10-07 Patrice Chéreau, French opera director and actor (Danton), dies from lung cancer at 68
  • 2013-10-10 Kumar Pallana, Indian character actor and vaudevillian (Bottle Rocket, Rushmore), dies at 94
  • 2013-10-11 Stu Gilliam, American actor and comedian (Roll Out, Harris & Company), dies at 80
  • 2013-10-12 Eduard Martsevich, Soviet-Russian actor and People's Artist of the RSFSR, dies at 76
  • 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, British actor (Without a Clue, Masada), 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

Person of interestPaul Walker

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

  • 2013-12-07 Édouard Molinaro, French film actor, director and screenwriter (La Cage aux Folles), dies a respiratory insufficiency at 85
  • 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 and broadcaster (Accidental Family, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer), 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 (Charlotte's Web, Alice, The Partridge Family), dies from heart and kidney failure at 82
  • 2014-01-31 Christopher Jones, American actor, dies from cancer at 72

Person of interestMaximilian Schell

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

Person of interestPhilip Seymour Hoffman

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

  • 2014-02-12 Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar, American comic actor and writer ("Your Show of Shows"), dies at 91
  • 2014-02-13 Ralph Waite, American actor, director and political candidate (Cool Hand Luke, The Waltons), dies at 85
  • 2014-02-24 Harold Ramis, American actor & director, dies from vasculitis at 69
  • 2014-03-17 Gene Feist, American actor, playwright, producer and co-founder of Roundabout Theater Company, dies at 91
  • 2014-05-25 Herb Jeffries [Umberto Alejandro Ballentino], American actor and director (The Bronze Buckaroo, Mundo depravados), dies of heart failure at 100
  • 2014-06-14 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), dies of cancer at 70
  • 2014-06-14 Francis Matthews, British actor (Paul Temple, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons), dies at 86
  • 2014-06-15 Jacques Bergerac, French actor (Gigi, Les Girls, Thunder in Sun) and business executive (Revlon), dies at 87
  • 2014-09-04 Donatas Banionis, Lithuanian actor (Solaris, Goya or the Hard Way to Enlightenment), dies at 90
  • 2014-10-05 Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian-American actor, choreographer, singer, director and painter (Annie, The Wiz), dies at 84
  • 2014-11-12 Richard Pasco, British actor (Gorgon, Arch of Triumph), dies at 88
  • 2014-11-12 Warren Clark, British actor, dies at 67
  • 2014-12-07 Ken Weatherwax, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 59

Person of interestLuise Rainer

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

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

Person of interestRod Taylor

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

Actor Rod Taylor
Actor
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
  • 2015-01-29 Rodney "Rod" McKuen, American poet, singer-songwriter and actor (Jean, Alone, Beatsville), dies at 81
  • 2015-01-30 Than Wyenn, American character actor (Being There, Splash, Imitation of Life), dies at 95
  • 2015-02-05 Jeffrey Segal, British actor and playwright (Dad's Army, Traitors), dies at 94
  • 2015-02-14 Alan Howard, British actor (Royal Shakespeare Company), dies at 77
  • 2015-03-11 Ralph Taeger, American actor (Klondike, Acapulco, Hondo), dies at 78
  • 2015-03-20 Gregory Walcott, American actor (Plan 9 from Outer Space, 87th Precinct), dies at 87
  • 2015-03-28 Gene Saks, American actor and director (One & Only, Prisoner of 2nd Ave), dies at 93
  • 2015-04-05 Richard Dysart, American actor (Leland MacKenzie-LA Law, The Last Days of Patton), dies at 86
  • 2015-04-06 James Best [Jewel Franklin Guy], American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard, Sounder), dies at 88
  • 2015-04-15 Jonathan Crombie, Canadian actor (Anne of Green Gables), dies of a brain hemorrhage, at 48
  • 2015-04-23 Sawyer Sweeten, American actor (Everyone Loves Raymond), commits suicide at 19
  • 2015-05-23 John Carter, American actor (Scarface, The Hoax, Badlands, Max-Falcon Crest), dies at 87
  • 2015-06-05 Richard Johnson, British stage and screen actor and producer (Never So Few, Restless, Beyond the Door), dies at 87
  • 2015-06-06 Pierre Brice [Pierre-Louis Le Bris], French actor (Winnetou), dies at 86

Person of interestChristopher Lee

2015-06-07 Sir Christopher Lee, English actor (The Lord of the Rings, Dracula), dies at 93

  • 2015-06-11 Ron Moody [Ronald Moodnick], British composer, singer and actor (12 Chairs, Oliver!), dies at 91
  • 2015-06-23 Richard "Dick" Van Patten, American actor, businessman, and animal welfare advocate (Tom Bradford in 8 is Enough), dies at 86
  • 2015-06-25 Patrick Macnee, British actor (The Avengers, Magnum, P.I., Sherlock Holmes), dies at 93
  • 2015-06-28 Jack Carter [Chakrin], American comedian and actor, dies at 93
  • 2015-07-03 Jacques Sernas [Jokūbas Bernardas Šernas], Lithuanian actor (La Dolce Vita, Helen of Troy), dies at 89
  • 2015-07-10 Omar Sharif [Michel Dimitri Shalhoub], Egyptian actor (Doctor Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia), dies at 83
  • 2015-07-10 Roger Rees, Welsh Tony winning stage and screen actor (Cheers), dies at 71
  • 2015-07-18 Alex Rocco, American actor (The Godfather, The Famous Teddy Z), dies at 79
  • 2015-07-21 Theodore Bikel, Austrian-American folk singer and actor (The Russians Are Coming), dies at 91
  • 2015-07-31 Gerald S O'Loughlin, American actor and director (Storefront Lawyer, Rookies, Wheels), dies at 93
  • 2015-08-05 George Cole, English actor (Minder), dies at 90
  • 2015-08-26 P J Kavanagh [Patrick Joeseph], British poet, actor and journalist (The Perfect Stranger), dies at 84