Actors in History (Part 35)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 3401 - 3,500 of 7,011

  • 1944-02-29 Dennis Farina, actor (Get Shorty, Law & Order, Crime Story), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2013)
  • 1944-03-01 Roger Daltrey, English rocker/actor/producer (The Who-Tommy)
  • 1944-03-05 Paul Sands, comedian and actor (SCTV, Story Theater, St Elsewhere), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-03-08 Palito Ortega, Argentine singer and actor
  • 1944-03-24 R. Lee Ermey, American actor (Full Metal Jacket- Gunnery Sergeant Hartman), born in Emporia, Kansas (d. 2018)
  • 1944-03-27 Khosrow Shakibai, Iranian actor (Hamoun), born in Tehran, Iran (d. 2008)
  • 1944-03-28 Ken Howard, American actor (Ken - The White Shadow), born in El Centro California (d. 2016)
  • 1944-04-04 Craig T. Nelson, American actor (Poltergeist, Hayden Fox-Coach), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1944-04-08 Hywel Bennett, South Wales, actor (Family Way, Shelley)
  • 1944-04-29 Richard Kline, American actor and director
  • 1944-05-05 Jean-Pierre Leaud, actor (Detective), born in Paris, France
  • 1944-05-05 John Rhys-Davies, Salisbury England, actor (Sir Edward-Quest, Sliders)
  • 1944-05-05 Roger Raised, English actor (Nicholas Nickleby)
  • 1944-05-05 Roger Rees, Welsh Tony winning stage and screen actor (Cheers), born in Aberystwyth (d. 2015)
  • 1944-05-07 Richard O'Sullivan, British comedy actor, born in Chiswick, London
  • 1944-05-16 Danny Trejo, American actor
  • 1944-05-19 Peter Mayhew, British-American actor
  • 1944-05-28 Patricia Quinn, Lady Stephens, Northern-Irish actress, voice artist and singer (The Rocky Horror Picture Show), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1944-05-29 Helmut Berger, actor (Ash Wednesday, Damned, Picture of Dorian Gray)
  • 1944-06-01 Robert Powell, English actor (Jigsaw Man, Shaka Zulu, Secrets), born in Salford, England
  • 1944-06-08 Don Grady, [Agrati], actor (Robbie Douglas-My Three Sons), (d. 2012)
  • 1944-06-14 Joe Grifasi, American actor
  • 1944-06-20 Terry Funk, pro wrestler (WWF/NWA)/actor (Paradise Alley), born in Hammond, Indiana
  • 1944-06-20 David Roper, English actor
  • 1944-06-22 Klaus Maria Brandauer, Austrian actor (Mephisto, Out of Africa)
  • 1944-06-29 Gary Busey, Goose Creek Tx, actor (Buddy Holly Story, Star in Born)
  • 1944-07-03 Paul Young, actor (Another Time Another Place)
  • 1944-07-04 Ray Meagher, Australian actor
  • 1944-07-08 Jeffrey Tambor, actor (Jeffrey-Ropers, Larry Sanders), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1944-07-15 Jan-Michael Vincent, actor (Hooper, Tribes, Buster & Billie), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1944-07-22 Guich Koock, actor (Harley Puckett-Carter Country), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1944-07-26 Kiel Martin, actor (Det LaRue-Hill Street Blues), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 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

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 3401 - 3,500 of 3,612

  • 2013-04-19 Allan Arbus, American actor, dies from heart failure at 95
  • 2013-04-19 Patrick Garland, British director (Doll House), dies at 78
  • 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
  • 2013-05-18 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 Ponse, American actor, dies from heart failure at 80
  • 2013-07-19 Poncie Ponce, American actor (Kazuo Kim-Hawaiian Eye), dies 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/director, dies from complications from pneumonia at 83
  • 2013-09-27 Jay Robinson, American actor, 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
  • 2013-10-12 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, 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
  • 2014-11-12 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
  • 2015-03-20 GrGregory 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), 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

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
  • 2015-07-10 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 [Patrick Joeseph] Kavanagh, English poet, actor and journalist (The Perfect Stranger), dies at 84
  • 2015-09-01 Dean Jones, American actor (Company, The Love Bug), dies at 84
  • 2015-09-06 Martin Milner, American actor (Route 66, Adam 12), dies at 83
  • 2015-09-07 Dickie Moore, American actor (Oliver Twist, Little Men), dies at 89
  • 2015-09-10 Franco Interlenghi, Italian actor (I Vitelloni), dies at 83
  • 2015-09-20 Jack Larson, American playwright and actor (Jimmy Olsen-Superman), dies at 87
  • 2015-10-06 Kevin Corcoran, American actor (Swiss Family Robinson, Babes in Toyland), dies at 66
  • 2015-10-30 Albert "Al" Molinaro, American actor (The Odd Couple, Happy Days), dies from illness at 96
  • 2015-10-31 Gregg Palmer [Palmer Edvind Lee], American actor (Scream, To Hell & Back), dies at 88
  • 2015-11-01 Fred Thompson, US senator (R-Tenn)/actor (In the Line of Fire), dies at 73
  • 2015-11-02 Colin Welland, screenwriter (Chariots of Fire) and actor (Straw Dogs), dies at 81
  • 2015-11-07 Gunnar Hansen, Icelandic-born American actor (Leatherface in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre), dies of cancer at 68
  • 2015-11-14 Warren Mitchell, English actor (Alf Garnett in Till Death Us Do Part), dies at 89
  • 2015-11-15 Saeed Jaffrey, Indian actor (The Chess Players, Gandhi), dies at 86
  • 2015-11-16 David Canary, American actor (Bonanza, One Life to Live), dies at 77
  • 2015-11-19 Rex Reason, American actor (This Island Earth, Man Without a Gun, Roaring 20s), dies at 86
  • 2015-11-20 Keith Michell, American actor and theatre director (6 Wives of Henry VIII), dies at 88
  • 2015-12-02 Anthony Valentine, British actor (Colditz), dies at 76
  • 2015-12-04 Robert Loggia, American actor (Officer & a Gentleman, Scarface), dies at 85
  • 2015-12-15 Ken Pogue, Canadian actor (Adderly, Katts and Dog), dies of cancer at 81
  • 2015-12-19 Douglas Dick, American actor and psychologist (Rope, Waterfront), dies at 95
  • 2015-12-31 Wayne Rogers, American actor (M*A*S*H, House Calls), dies at 82
  • 2016-01-04 Michel Galabru, French actor (Judge & the Assassin), dies at 93