Actors in History (Part 36)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 3501 - 3,600 of 7,109

  • 1945-02-14 Gregory Hines, American actor and dancer (White Nights, Taps), born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)
  • 1945-02-18 Michael Nader, American 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 (Vicky Donor), born in Bhopal, India
  • 1945-02-27 Daniel Olbrychski, Polish actor (La Truite), born in Łowicz, Poland
  • 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, American singer and actor (Circus Boy, The 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
  • 1945-04-20 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 (Airplane!, Airplane II: The Sequel), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 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 (De Mike Bustyn Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-07-03 Michael Cole, American 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, American 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, banjo player, author and actor (Parenthood; The Jerk; Roxanne), born in Waco, Texas

Actor and Comedian Steve Martin
Actor and Comedian
Steve Martin
  • 1945-08-14 Tony Scannel, Irish actor (Bill, Blue Money), born in Kinsale, Ireland
  • 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, American actor (Joyride), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1945-09-17 Bruce Spence, New Zealand-Australian actor (Mad Max 2), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 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
  • 1945-10-19 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
  • 1945-11-09 Charles Robinson, American actor, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1945-11-15 Bob Gunton, American actor
  • 1945-11-16 Steve Railsback, American actor (The Stunt Man, Escape 2000), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1945-11-18 Glen Walken, American actor (Leave it to Larry), born in Queens, New York City
  • 1945-11-23 Assaf Dayan, Israel, actor (Operation Thunderbolt)
  • 1945-11-23 Steve Landesberg, comedian and actor (Barney Miller), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1945-11-26 Daniel Davis, American actor (Niles-Nanny), born in Gurdon, Arkansas
  • 1945-11-27 James Avery, Pughsville, Virginia, actor (Fresh Prince of Bell Air), (d. 2013)
  • 1945-12-06 James Naughton, American actor (Stranger is Watching, Trauma center), born in Middletown, Connecticut
  • 1945-12-09 Michael Nouri, American actor (Beacon Hill, Bay City Blues), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1945-12-09 Matti Mäntylä, Finnish actor, born in Turku, Finland
  • 1945-12-15 Thaao Penghlis, Australian actor (Mission Impossible, Tony-Days of Our Life), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1945-12-17 Christopher Cazenove, England, actor (Ben-Dynasty)
  • 1945-12-17 Ernie Hudson, Benton Harbor MI, actor (Ghostbusters, Weeds)
  • 1945-12-25 Gary Sandy, actor (Andy-WKRP in Cincinnati), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1945-12-30 Vernon Wells, Australian actor
  • 1946-01-09 Leo Gullotta, Italian actor (Sinbad of the 7 Seas), born in Catania, Italy

Person of interestDavid Lynch

1946-01-20 David Lynch, American actor & director (Dune, Eraserhead), born in Missoula, Montana

Filmmaker David Lynch
Filmmaker
David Lynch
  • 1946-01-22 Andrew Rubin, actor (Hometown, Joe Bash) [or Jun 22], born in New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • 1946-01-24 Michael Ontkean, Canadian actor (Rookies, Slap Shot, Twin Peaks), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1946-01-31 Glynn Turman, American actor (Lew-Peyton Place, Manimal, Centennial), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-01-31 Jonathan Banks, actor (Armed & Dangerous, Cold Steel), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1946-02-01 Bart Braverman, American actor (Bobby-Vega$, Roy-New Odd Couple), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-02-13 Louis Kondos, Greek actor, born in Athens, Greece
  • 1946-02-16 Ian Lavender, British actor (Stupid Boy in Dad's Army)
  • 1946-02-17 Andre Dussollier, Annecy France, actor (3 Men & a Cradle)
  • 1946-02-18 Jean-Claude Dreyfus, French actor

Person of interestAlan Rickman

1946-02-21 Alan Rickman, English actor (Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Die Hard, Harry Potter), born in Hammersmith, London (d. 2016)

  • 1946-02-21 Anthony Daniels, British actor (Star Wars - C-3PO)
  • 1946-03-05 Michael Warren, Indiana, actor (Bobby Hill-Hill Street Blues)
  • 1946-03-06 Martin Kove, American actor (Victor-Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946-03-12 Frank Welker, American voice actor (Scooby-Doo, Curious George), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1946-03-14 Steve Kanaly, actor (Fleshburn, Ray Krebbs-Dallas), born in Burbank, California
  • 1946-03-21 Timothy Dalton, Welsh actor (James Bond), born in Colwyn Bay, Wales
  • 1946-03-26 Johnny Crawford, actor (Mark-The Rifleman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-03-27 Carl Weintraub, American actor (Harry-Executive Suite)
  • 1946-03-31 Gabe Kaplan, American comedian and actor (Welcome Back Kotter), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946-04-08 Tim Thomerson, American actor
  • 1946-04-12 Ed O'Neill, American comedian and actor (Al Bundy-Married with Children), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1946-04-12 Peter L de Baan, Dutch actor, director and playwright (Leonce & Lena)
  • 1946-04-19 Tim Curry, English actor (Rocky Horror Picture Show, Star Wars: The Clone Wars), born in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England
  • 1946-04-20 Julien Poulin, French-Canadian actor (Elvis Gratton: Le king des kings), born in Montréal, Québec
  • 1946-04-24 Dick Rivers [Hervé Forneri], French rock and roll singer and actor, born in Nice, France (d. 2019)
  • 1946-05-01 Bruce Robinson, actor (Story of Adele H)
  • 1946-05-02 David Suchet, English actor (The Way We Live Now), born in London
  • 1946-05-13 Tim Pigott-Smith, English actor (Jewel in Crown, King Charles III), born in Rugby (d. 2017)
  • 1946-05-18 Andreas Katsulas, American actor (d. 2006)

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 3501 - 3,600 of 3,780

  • 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
  • 2014-08-28 Bill Kerr, South African-born Australian actor (Hancock's Half Hour), dies at 92
  • 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-American actress and 1st actor to win multiple Academy Awards (The Great Ziegfeld 1936, The Good Earth 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
  • 2015-02-03 Norman Yemm, Australian actor (Oklahoma!), dies at 81
  • 2015-02-05 Jeffrey Segal, British actor and playwright (Dad's Army, Traitors), dies at 94
  • 2015-02-07 Dean Smith, American actor & relay runner (Olympic gold 1952), dies at 83
  • 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
  • 2015-09-01 Dean Jones, American actor (Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo, 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, Ulysses, Sciuscià), 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, British 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, All My Children), 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, Australian actor and theater director (6 Wives of Henry VIII), dies at 88
  • 2015-11-21 Germán Robles, Spanish-Mexican film, theater, television, and voice actor (El Vampiro), dies at 86
  • 2015-12-02 Anthony Valentine, British actor (Colditz), dies at 76
  • 2015-12-04 Salvatore "Robert" Loggia, American actor (Jagged Edge, Big, Officer & a Gentleman, Scarface), dies of complications from Alzheimer's disease 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
  • 2016-01-06 Pat Harrington Jr, American actor (Danny Thomas Show, One Day at a Time), dies at 86
  • 2016-01-13 Brian Bedford, English actor (Anthony-Coronet Blue), dies at 80

Person of interestAlan Rickman

2016-01-14 Alan Rickman, English actor (Die Hard, Harry Potter franchise), dies of cancer at 69

  • 2016-01-14 René Angélil, Canadian music executive, actor and director (Omertà, L'apparition), and husband of Céline Dion, dies of throat cancer at 73
  • 2016-01-15 Dan Haggerty, American actor (Grizzly Adams), dies of cancer at 73
  • 2016-01-26 Abe Vigoda, American actor (Barney Miller, The Godfather), dies at 94
  • 2016-01-30 Frank Finlay, British actor (Bouquet of Barbed Wire), dies at 89
  • 2016-02-03 Joseph Francis "Joe" Alaskey, American stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and impressionist (Buggs Bunny, Daffy Duck), dies from cancer at 63
  • 2016-02-15 George Gaynes, Dutch-American singer, actor and voice artist (Tootsie, Police Academy, General Hospital), dies at 98
  • 2016-02-25 Tony Burton, American actor (Rocky films) and boxer, dies at 78
  • 2016-02-27 George Kennedy, American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Naked Gun films), dies at 91
  • 2016-02-28 Frank Kelly, Irish stage and screen actor (Father Ted), dies at 77
  • 2016-03-01 Tony Warren [Anthony McVay Simpson], English actor & screenwriter (Coronation Street), dies at 79
  • 2016-03-09 Robert Horton [Meade Howard Horton Jr.], American actor and singer (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena), dies at 91
  • 2016-03-18 Joe Santos, American actor (Rockford files), dies at 84
  • 2016-03-21 Peter Brown [Pierre Lind de Lappe], American actor (Lawman, Laredo, Bold & Beautiful), dies at 80
  • 2016-03-23 Ken Howard, American actor (The White Shadow), dies at 71
  • 2016-03-28 James Noble, American actor (Benson, 1776, Airplane II: The Sequel), dies of a stroke at 94
  • 2016-03-31 Douglas Wilmer, British actor (Sherlock Holmes, Octopussy, El Cid), dies of pneumonia at 96
  • 2016-04-03 Erik Bauersfeld, American voice actor (Star Wars' Admiral Ackbar "Its a trap"), dies at 93
  • 2016-04-03 Donald "Don" Francks, Canadian actor, singer and musician (Terminal Choice, Finian's Rainbow), dies at 84
  • 2016-05-08 William Schallert, American actor (Patty Duke Show, Get Smart), dies at 93
  • 2016-05-10 Louis van Gasteren, Dutch actor and director (The House, De prijs van overleven), dies at 93
  • 2016-05-19 Angus "Alan" Young, British actor and voice actor (Mister Ed, Scrooge McDuck), dies of natural causes at 96
  • 2016-05-24 Burt Kwouk, English actor (Pink Panther movies), dies at 85
  • 2016-06-02 Freddie Wadling, Swedish actor and musician (The Leather Nun, Fleshquartet), dies at 64
  • 2016-06-19 Götz George, German actor (Tatort), dies at 77
  • 2016-06-19 Anton Yelchin, Russian-born American actor (Star Trek), dies in an accident at 27
  • 2016-06-20 James Victor, Dominican-American actor (Boulevard Night, Streets of LA), dies at 76
  • 2016-06-27 Bud Spencer, Italian actor (Aladdin, Extralarge, Go For It), dies at 86
  • 2016-08-02 David Huddleston, American actor (The Big Lebowski), dies at 85
  • 2016-08-13 Kenny Baker, English actor (R2-D2 in Star Wars, Time Bandits), dies at 81