Actors in History (Part 37)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 3601 - 3,700 of 7,107

  • 1946-05-21 Ronald Bear, actor and director (Make-up), born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1946-05-23 Frederik de Groot, Dutch actor
  • 1946-05-27 Lewis Collins, English actor, (d. 2013)
  • 1946-06-01 Brian Cox, Scottish actor (Troy, Jason Bourne films), born in Dundee
  • 1946-06-03 Tristan Rogers, Australia, actor (Robert Scorpio-General Hospital)
  • 1946-06-16 Simon Williams, American actor (Fiendish plot of dr Fu Manchu)
  • 1946-06-22 Andrew Rubin, actor (Police Academy) [or Jan 22], born in New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • 1946-06-23 Ted Shackelford, American actor (Gary-Dallas, Knots Landing), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1946-06-26 Clive Francis, British actor (Masada), born in London, England
  • 1946-06-26 Ricky Jay [Richard Potash], American magician and actor (Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1946-06-28 Bruce Davison, American actor (Capt Wyler-Hunter, Willard, High Risk), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1946-07-02 Ron Silver, American actor (Reversal of Fortune, Timecop) and political activist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1946-07-04 Ed O'Ross, American actor (Full Metal Jacket), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1946-07-06 Fred Dryer, American NFL defensive end (Pro Bowl 1975; First-team All-Pro 1974; NY Giants, LA Rams) and actor (Hunter), born in Hawthorne, California

Person of interestSylvester Stallone

1946-07-06 Sylvester Stallone, American actor and director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra), born in NYC, New York

Actor and Director Sylvester Stallone
Actor and Director
Sylvester Stallone
  • 1946-07-07 Joe Spano, actor (Henry Goldblume-Hill St Blues), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1946-07-13 Richard "Cheech" Marin, Mexican-American stand-up comedian, actor, and activist (Cheech & Chong-Up in Smoke, Nash Bridges), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-07-14 John Wood, Australian actor
  • 1946-07-16 Richard LeParmentier, American actor (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • 1946-07-17 Alun Armstrong, English actor (New Tricks), born in Anfield Plain, County Durham
  • 1946-07-18 Leo Madder, Belgian actor (Spoed), born in Lier, Flanders, Belgium
  • 1946-07-22 Steve Friedman, TV news executive/actor (American Anthem)

Person of interestDanny Glover

1946-07-22 Danny Glover, American actor and activist (Lethal Weapon, The Color Purple), born in San Francisco, California

Actor and Activist Danny Glover
Actor and Activist
Danny Glover
  • 1946-07-27 Rade Šerbedžija, Croatian actor (Taken 2), born in Bunić, Croatia
  • 1946-08-10 James Reynolds, American actor (Days of our Lives), born in Oskaloosa, Kansas
  • 1946-08-14 Antonio Fargas, American actor (Huggy Bear-Starsky & Hutch), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1946-08-15 Tony Robinson, English actor, comedian and author, born in Homerton, London
  • 1946-09-02 Luis Avalos, actor (Condo, E/R, I Had 3 Wives), born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1946-09-05 Dennis Dugan, American actor and director (Can't Buy Me Love, Howling), born in Wheaton, Illinois
  • 1946-09-09 Hayato Tani, Japanese actor
  • 1946-09-15 Tommy Lee Jones, American actor (Executioner's Song, Bloody Monday, The Fugitive), born in San Saba, Texas
  • 1946-09-18 Nicholas Clay, English actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover), born in Streatham, London (d. 2000)
  • 1946-09-19 Hans van de Berg, Dutch actor (Ciske the Rat), born in Kampen, Netherlands
  • 1946-09-27 Robin Nedwell, English comedy actor (d. 1999)
  • 1946-09-28 Herbert Jefferson Jr, actor (Battlestar Galactica), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1946-09-28 Peter Egan, actor (Bean, Chariots of Fire)
  • 1946-09-28 Jeffrey Jones, American actor (Beetlejuice, Ferris Bueller's Day Off), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1946-10-02 Roger Jett, American actor (Smithereens), born in Cumberland, Maryland
  • 1946-10-02 Eric Peterson, Canadian actor (Street Legal), born in Indian Head, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 1946-10-06 Vinod Khanna, Indian Bollywood actor (Mera Gaon Mera Desh), born in Peshawar (d. 2017)
  • 1946-10-10 Ben Vereen, American actor and dancer (Pippin, Roots, Webster), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1946-10-10 Charles Dance, English actor and director (Alien 3, Jewel in the Crown), born in Redditch, Worcestershire
  • 1946-10-11 Felton Perry, American actor (Magnum Force, Sudden Death), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1946-10-13 Demond Wilson, American actor (Sanford & Son, Baby I'm Back), born in Valdosta, Georgia
  • 1946-10-15 Victor Banerjee, Indian actor (A Passage to India), born in Calcutta, India
  • 1946-10-16 Tariq Yunus, Indian actor (Bollywood, Ashanti, Deceivers), born in Karachi, India (d. 1994)
  • 1946-10-17 Bob Seagren, American pole vaulter/actor (Olympic gold 1968, "Soap"), born in Pomona California
  • 1946-10-19 Kenneth Washington, African-American actor (Sgt Richard Baker-Hogan's Heroes, Westworld)
  • 1946-10-31 Stephen Rea, Irish film and stage actor (Crying Game, Michael Collins), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1946-10-31 Norman Lovett, English stand-up comedian and actor (Red Dwarf), born in Windsor, Berkshire, England
  • 1946-11-03 Tom Savini, American actor
  • 1946-11-23 Hans Hoekman, Dutch radio play actor
  • 1946-12-08 John Rubinstein, actor/composer (Family, Boys from Brazil), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-12-09 Shatrughan Sinha, Indian actor (Dostana) and politician (Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha 2009-19), born in Patna, Bihar, British India
  • 1946-12-16 Terence Knox, American actor (Peter-St Elsewhere), born in Richland, Washington
  • 1946-12-19 Robert Urich, actor (SWAT, Spenser for Hire, Vega$), born in Toronto, Ohio
  • 1946-12-20 John Spencer, American actor (LA Law, West Wing), born in New York City (d. 2005)
  • 1946-12-21 Josh Mostel, American actor (Jesus Christ Superstar, Big Daddy), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-12-23 Tony Craig [Kulasa], American actor (That Boy Next Door), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1947-01-05 Ted Lange, American actor (Isaac-Love Boat, Mr T & Tina), born in Oakland, California
  • 1947-01-17 Todd Susman, American actor (Goodnight Beantown), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1947-01-18 Takeshi Kitano, Japanese actor (The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi, Fireworks), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1947-01-19 Alessandro Haber, actor (China is Near)
  • 1947-01-26 Patrick Dewaere [PJMH Bordeaux], French actor (Les Valseuses)
  • 1947-02-03 Stephen McHattie [Smith], Canadian actor (300, Watchmen, The Fountain), born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia
  • 1947-02-05 David Ladd, American actor (Raymie, Catlow, Misty, Deathline), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-02-15 Rusty Hamer, American actor (Rusty-Make Room for Daddy), born in Tenafly, New Jersey (d. 1990)
  • 1947-02-17 Dallas Adams, British actor/painter/writer (Terror From Within)
  • 1947-02-20 Peter Strauss, American actor (The Jericho Mile, Rich Man Poor Man), born in Croton-on-Hudson, New York
  • 1947-02-24 Edward James Olmos, American actor (Miami Vice, Stand & Deliver, Triumph), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-03-01 Alan Thicke, Canadian actor, singer-songwriter (Thicke of the Night, Growing Pains), born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • 1947-03-04 Gunnar Hansen, Icelandic-born American actor (Leatherface in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre), born in Reykjavík (d. 2015)
  • 1947-03-05 Eddie Hodges, Miss, actor/singer (High Hopes, Adv of Huckleberry Finn)
  • 1947-03-06 Rob Reiner, American actor and director (All in the Family, Stand By Me), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1947-03-07 Lewis J Stadlen, American actor (John-Benson, Savages, Windy City), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-03-07 Richard Lawson, actor (Eddie-O'Neills)
  • 1947-03-15 Juraj Kukura, Slovak actor
  • 1947-03-18 Patrick Chesnais, French actor
  • 1947-03-18 Patrick Barlow, English actor, comedian and playwright
  • 1947-03-23 Terry Alexander, African-American actor (Day of the Dead, One Life to Live), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1947-03-27 Tom Sullivan, blind actor (If You Could See What I Hear), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1947-04-06 John Ratzenberger, American actor (Cliff Clavin in Cheers), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1947-04-11 Peter Riegert, American actor (Animal House, Crossing Delancey), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-04-11 Meshach Taylor, American actor, born in Altadena, CA, (d. 2014)
  • 1947-04-12 Dan Lauria, American actor (Jack Arnold-Wonder Years), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestJames Woods

1947-04-18 James Woods, American actor (Salvador, Against All Odds), born in Vernal, Utah

  • 1947-04-20 David Leland, English actor and director (Nothing But Trouble), born in Cambridge, England
  • 1947-04-25 Jeffrey DeMunn, American actor (Blaze, Frances, Windy City), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1947-04-26 Warren Clarke, English actor (Clockwork Orange), born in Oldham, Lancashire, (d. 2014)
  • 1947-04-30 Leslie Grantham, English actor (EastEnders), born in London, England (d. 2018)
  • 1947-05-06 Ben Masters, American actor (Vic-Another World, Making Mr Right), born in Corvalis, Oregon
  • 1947-05-06 Alan Dale, New Zealand born actor (Neighbours), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • 1947-05-09 Anthony Higgins, British actor (A Walk with Love and Death, Something for Everyone), born in East Northamptonshire, England
  • 1947-05-12 Micheline Lanctôt, American film actor, director and screenwriter
  • 1947-05-16 Bill Smitrovich, actor (Crime Story, Miami Vice)
  • 1947-05-21 Jonathan Hyde, Australian-born actor
  • 1947-05-29 Anthony Geary, actor (Luke/Bill-General Hospital), born in Coalville Utah

Person of interestJonathan Pryce

1947-06-01 Jonathan Pryce, Welsh stage and film actor (Brazil, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Two Popes), born in Carmel, Flintshire, Wales

  • 1947-06-06 Robert Englund, American actor (Freddy vs. Jason, A Nightmare on Elm Street), born in Glendale, California
  • 1947-06-15 Lee Purcell, Cherry Point NC, actor (Big Wednesday, Mr Majestyk)

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 3601 - 3,700 of 3,779

  • 2016-08-19 Jack Riley, American actor (The Bob Newhart Show), dies at 80
  • 2016-08-20 Brian Rix [Lord Rix], British actor and activist (Mencap), dies at 92
  • 2016-08-23 Steven Hill, American actor (Mission Impossible, Law & Order), dies at 94
  • 2016-08-25 Marvin Kaplan, American actor (Top Cat, Henry-Alice), dies at 89
  • 2016-09-01 Jon Polito, actor (Fire With Fire, Homicide), dies at 65
  • 2016-09-05 Hugh O'Brian, American actor (Wyatt Earp, Search), dies at 91
  • 2016-09-09 James Stacy [Maurice William Elias], American actor (Lancer), dies at 79
  • 2016-09-24 Bill Nunn, American actor (Do the Right Thing), dies at 63
  • 2016-10-17 Eddie Applegate, American actor (Patty Duke Show), dies at 81
  • 2016-10-18 Anthony Addabbo, American actor (Jason-Generations), dies at 56
  • 2016-10-21 Manfred Krug, German actor (Boxer), dies at 79
  • 2016-10-27 Pentti Siimes, Finnish actor (Miriam), dies at 87
  • 2016-10-30 John Young, Scottish actor and TV panelist (Masquerade Party), dies at 80
  • 2016-11-11 Robert Vaughn, American actor (Napolean Solo in Man from UNCLE, I Spy), dies at 83
  • 2016-11-23 Andrew Sachs, German-born British actor (Manuel In Fawlty Towers), dies at 86
  • 2016-11-25 Ron Glass, American actor (Barney Miller, Frank's Place), dies at 71
  • 2016-11-26 Fritz Weaver, American actor (Holocaust, Day of the Dolphin), dies at 90
  • 2016-11-28 Van Williams, American actor (Green Hornet, Tycoon), dies at 82
  • 2016-12-06 Peter Vaughan, British actor (Porridge, Game of Thrones), dies at 93
  • 2016-12-08 Joseph Mascolo, American actor (Days of Our Lives), dies at 87
  • 2016-12-13 Alan Thicke, Canadian actor, singer-songwriter (Thicke of the Night, Growing Pains), dies at 69
  • 2016-12-26 George S. Irving [Shelasky], American broadway singer and actor (Dumplings), dies at 94
  • 2016-12-31 William Christopher, American comedian and actor (Father Mulcahy-M*A*S*H), dies at 84
  • 2017-01-13 Dick Gautier, American stage and screen actor (Get Smart, Bye Bye Birdie), dies at 85
  • 2017-01-19 Miguel Ferrer, American actor (Robocop, NCIS LA), dies of cancer at 61
  • 2017-01-23 Gorden Kaye, British actor (Allo Allo), dies at 75
  • 2017-01-25 John Hurt, English actor (Elephant Man, Alien, Midnight Express), dies at 77
  • 2017-01-26 Mike Connors, [Krekor Ohanian], American actor (Mannix), dies at 91
  • 2017-02-06 Alec McCowen, English actor (Frenzy), dies at 91
  • 2017-02-07 Richard Hatch, American actor (Battlestar Galactica), dies of cancer at 71
  • 2017-02-17 Warren Frost, American actor (Twin Peaks, Matlock, Seinfeld), dies at 91
  • 2017-02-25 Bill Paxton, American actor (Titanic, Big Love), dies from surgical complications at 61
  • 2017-03-12 David Burns, American actor (Music Man, Hello Dolly!), dies of a heart attack at 68
  • 2017-03-28 Ronald Hines, British actor (Not in Front of the Children, Pack of Lies), dies at 87
  • 2017-04-07 Tim Pigott-Smith, English actor (Jewel in Crown, King Charles III), dies at 70
  • 2017-04-09 Peter Hansen, American actor (General Hospital, The War of the Roses), dies at 95
  • 2017-04-15 Clifton James, American actor (Live and Let Die, Silver Streak), dies at 96
  • 2017-04-24 Don Gordon [Donald Guadagno], American actor (Bullitt, Papillon), dies at 90
  • 2017-04-27 Vinod Khanna, Indian Bollywood actor (Mera Gaon Mera Desh), dies at 70
  • 2017-05-02 Vincent Baggetta, American actor (Lou-Chicago Story), dies at 72
  • 2017-05-03 Lukas Ammann, Swiss actor (Graf Yoster, Day of Anger, Class Reunion, Palace Hotel), dies of complications from surgery at 104
  • 2017-05-09 Michael Parks, American actor (Tusk, Then Came Bronson), dies at 77
  • 2017-05-14 Powers Boothe, American Actor (Sin City, Deadwood), dies at 68

Person of interestRoger Moore

2017-05-23 Roger Moore, British actor (The Saint, James Bond), dies at 89

  • 2017-06-02 Peter Sallis, British actor (Wallace and Gromit, Last of the Summer Wine), dies at 96
  • 2017-06-09 Adam West [William West Anderson], American actor (Batman, Last Precinct) dies from leukemia at 88
  • 2017-06-15 Aleksey Batalov, Russian actor named a People's Artist of the USSR (1976) and a Hero of Socialist Labour (1989), dies at 88
  • 2017-06-16 Stephen Furst, American actor (Animal House, St. Elsewhere) dies from diabetes complications at 63
  • 2017-06-22 Norman Ayrton, English actor and opera director (Royal Shakespearean Acad - UK), dies at 92
  • 2017-06-25 Bill Dana [William Szathmary], American comedian, characters actor (José Jiménez) and screenwriter (The Nude Bomb, The Bill Dana Show), dies at 92
  • 2017-06-25 George "Skip" Homeier, American actor (Boys Ranch, Beachhead, Dan Raven, Interns), dies of spinal myelopathy at 86
  • 2017-07-01 Heathcote Williams [John Henly Heathcote Williams], British poet, actor and political activist, dies at 75
  • 2017-07-08 Nelsan Ellis, American actor (True Blood), dies of complications from heart failure at 39
  • 2017-07-15 Martin Landau, American actor (Mission Impossible, Space 1999, Ed Wood), dies at 89
  • 2017-07-21 John Heard, American actor (Home Alone, Cat People, Big), dies at 71
  • 2017-07-27 Sam Shepard Ill, American actor and playwright (Frances, Crimes of the Heart), dies at 73
  • 2017-08-03 Robert Hardy, British actor (Harry Potter, All Creatures Great and Small), dies at 91
  • 2017-08-03 Ty Hardin [Orison Hungerford Jr.], American actor (Riptide, Bronco), dies at 87

Person of interestGlen Campbell

2017-08-08 Glen Campbell, American actor and singer (Time I Get to Phoenix), dies at 81

Country Singer Glen Campbell
Country Singer
Glen Campbell
  • 2017-08-24 Jay Thomas [Jon Thomas Terrell], American actor and comedian (Cheers, Murphy Brown), dies of cancer at 69
  • 2017-08-31 Richard Anderson, American actor (Oscar Goldman- The 6 Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman television series), dies at 91
  • 2017-09-10 Harry Landers [Sorokin], American actor (Star Trek, Ben Casey, Drive a Crooked Road), dies at 96
  • 2017-09-13 Frank Vincent, American actor (The Sopranos), dies of a heart attack at 80
  • 2017-09-15 Harry Dean Stanton, American actor, musician, and singer (Lucky, Alien, Cool Hand Luke, The Godfather Part II), dies at 91
  • 2017-09-19 Bernie Casey, American actor (Boxcar Bertha, Rent-a-Cop), dies at 78
  • 2017-09-25 Anthony "Tony" Booth, British actor and father of Cherie Blair (Till Death Us Do Part), dies at 85
  • 2017-10-09 Jean Rochefort, French actor (Man on the Train, The Artist and the Model), dies at 87
  • 2017-10-16 Sean Hughes, Irish stand-up comedian, writer and actor, dies at 51
  • 2017-10-16 Roy Dotrice, British actor (A Moon for the Misbegotten, Amadeus) and narrator (A Song of Ice and Fire), dies at 94
  • 2017-10-24 Robert Guillaume [Williams], American actor (Rafiki- The Lion King, Sports Night, Benson, Soap), dies at 89
  • 2017-10-25 Jack Bannon, American actor (Art in Lou Grant, Trauma Center), dies at 77
  • 2017-11-09 John Hillerman, American actor (Magnum PI, Chinatown, Blazing Saddles), dies at 84
  • 2017-11-17 Earle Hyman, American actor (The Cosby Show, ThunderCats, Coriolanus), dies from natural causes at 91
  • 2017-11-21 David Cassidy, American singer and actor (Keith-Partridge Family), dies at 67
  • 2017-11-21 Rodney Bewes, English actor (The Likely Lads), dies at 79
  • 2017-11-25 Rance Howard, American actor (Splash, Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind), dies at 89
  • 2017-11-30 Jim Nabors, American comedian, actor and singer (Gomer Pyle, Back Home Again in Indiana), dies from health complications at 87
  • 2017-12-04 Shashi Kapoor [Balbir Raj Kapoor], prominent Indian Bollywood actor (Deewar, The Deceivers, Shalimar, Heat & Dust), dies from a chest infection at 79
  • 2017-12-05 Johnny Hallyday [Jean-Philippe Smet], French singer and actor known as the "Elvis Presley of France," dies from lung cancer at 74
  • 2017-12-11 Keith Chegwin, English television presenter & actor, dies at 60
  • 2018-01-05 Jerry Van Dyke, American actor (My Mother the Car, Coach), dies at 86
  • 2018-01-08 Donnelly Rhodes, Canadian actor (Da Vinci's Inquest, Danger Bay), dies of cancer at 80
  • 2018-01-14 Hugh Wilson, American director, writer and actor (Blast from the Past, Frank's Place), dies at 74
  • 2018-01-15 Peter Wyngarde [Cyril Goldbert], British actor (Department S and Jason King), dies at 90
  • 2018-01-16 Bradford Dillman, American actor (Compulsion, Piranha, Sudden Impact, Enforcer), dies of complications of pneumonia at 87
  • 2018-01-17 Simon Shelton Barnes, British actor (Teletubbies-Tinky Winky), dies of hypothermia at 52
  • 2018-01-20 Howard Lew Lewis, English comedian and actor (Maid Marian and Her Merry Men and Brush Strokes), dies at 76
  • 2018-01-30 Mark Salling, American actor and musician (Glee), commits suicide at 35
  • 2018-02-04 John Mahoney, British-born American actor (Fraiser, Frantic, 8 Men Out), dies of throat cancer at 77
  • 2018-02-04 Kenneth Haigh, British actor (Look Back in Anger, Search for the Nile), dies at 86
  • 2018-02-07 Mickey Jones, American musician and actor (Home Improvement, Justified), dies at 76
  • 2018-02-09 Reginald "Reg" E Cathey, American actor (The Wire, Oz, House of Cards), dies of lung cancer at 59
  • 2018-02-09 John Gavin [Juan Vincent Apablasa Jr], American actor (Imitation of Life, Psycho), and US Ambassador to Mexico (1981–86), dies of complications from pneumonia at 86
  • 2018-02-11 Vic Damone [Vito Farinola], American singer (On the Street Where You Live), entertainer, actor and TV presenter (Vic Damone Show), dies at 89
  • 2018-02-15 Wynn Irwin, American actor (Lotsa Luck, Sugar Time), dies at 85
  • 2018-03-03 David Ogden Stiers, American actor (Winchester-M*A*S*H, Doc), dies of bladder cancer at 75
  • 2018-03-05 André S. Labarthe, French actor, film producer and director (Vivre sa vie, Cinéastes de notre temps), dies at 86
  • 2018-03-12 Nole "Nokie" Edwards, American surf-rock guitarist (The Ventures) and actor (Deadwood), dies of complications following a surgery at 82
  • 2018-03-12 Oleg Tabakov, Soviet-Russian actor and artistic director (Moscow Art Theatre), dies at 82
  • 2018-03-23 DuShon Monique Brown, American actor (Prison Break, Connie-Chicago Fire), dies at 49