Actors in History (Part 40)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 3901 - 4,000 of 7,107

  • 1949-11-25 [Boris] Alexander Godunov, Sakhalin USSR, dancer/actor (Die Hard)
  • 1949-12-02 Ron Raines, American actor (Alan Spaulding-Guiding Light), born in Texas City, Texas

Person of interestJeff Bridges

1949-12-04 Jeff Bridges, American actor (Stay Hungry, Against All Odds), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1949-12-05 Lewis Arlt, American actor (Littlest Victims, Ken-Another World), born in Kingston, New York
  • 1949-12-12 Bill Nighy, English actor (The Men's Room, Gideon's Daughter), born in Caterham, Surrey, England
  • 1949-12-13 Robert Lindsey, English actor (My Family, Citizen Smith), born in Ilkeston, England
  • 1949-12-15 Don Johnson, American actor (Miami Vice, Nash Bridges), born in Flatt Creek, Missouri
  • 1950-01-07 Johnny Lever [John Prakasa Rao Janumala], Indian Bollywood actor & comedian, born in Prakasam, Andhra Pradesh
  • 1950-01-09 David Johansen [Buster Poindexter], American singer-songwriter & actor (Hot! Hot! Hot!), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1950-01-16 Jesse Dizon, American actor, born in Oceanside, California
  • 1950-01-19 Sébastien Dhavernas, Quebec actor, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1950-01-23 Richard Dean Anderson, American actor (MacGyver, Emerald Pt NAS), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1950-01-23 Richard Gilliland, American actor (Jonesy in The Waltons, Tom in Heartland), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1950-01-24 Daniel Auteuil, French actor (Elegant Criminal, Manon of Spring), born in Algiers, Algeria
  • 1950-01-25 Christopher Ryan [Papazoglou], English actor & comedian (The Young Ones, Only Fools and Horses), born in London, England
  • 1950-01-30 Bruce Howard Lidington, English actor (Sword of Valiant, Mosses), born in Harrow, London
  • 1950-01-30 Trinidad Silva, American actor, born in Mission, Texas (d. 1988)
  • 1950-02-12 Michael Ironside, Canadian actor (Starship Troopers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1950-02-14 Raymond van het Groenewoud, Belgian vocalist & actor (Brussels by Night)
  • 1950-02-20 John Voldstad, actor (Darryl-Newhart), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1950-02-20 Ken Shimura, Japanese comedian and actor (Shimura Ken no Bakatono-sama), born in Higashimurayama, Japan (d. 2020)
  • 1950-03-02 Matthew Laurance, actor (Duet)
  • 1950-03-02 Mitchel Laurance, actor (LA Law, Not Necessarily the News)
  • 1950-03-05 Harvey Jacob Alperin, actor (Cocktail), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1950-03-07 Mark Pinter, Decorah Iowa, actor (Behind the Screen, Another World)
  • 1950-03-12 Jon Provost, actor (Timmy-Lassie)
  • 1950-03-13 William H. Macy, American actor (Homicide, Water Engine), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1950-03-18 Brad Dourif, WV, actor (Ragtime, Eyes of Laura Mars, Fatal Beauty)

Person of interestWilliam Hurt

1950-03-20 William Hurt, actor (Big Chill, Children of a Lesser God), born in Washington, D.C.

  • 1950-03-20 Tom Towles, American actor (Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2015)
  • 1950-03-23 Anthony De Longis, American actor
  • 1950-03-26 Ernest Thomas, American actor (What's Happening!!), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1950-03-26 Tony Papenfuss, American actor (Daryl-Newhart), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Person of interestRobbie Coltrane

1950-03-30 Robbie Coltrane, Scottish actor (Harry Potter films) and comedian, born in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
  • 1950-03-31 Ed Marinaro, American actor (Joe-Hill St Blues, Sonny-Laverne & Shirley), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-04-05 Miki Manojlović, Serbian actor (The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch), born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • 1950-04-09 Nathan Cook, American actor (Milton-White Shadow, Billy-Hotel), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1988)
  • 1950-04-11 Bill Irwin, American actor (My Blue Heaven, Scenes From a Mall), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1950-04-12 David Cassidy, American singer and actor (Keith-Partridge Family), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1950-04-13 Ron Perlman, American actor (Quest for Fire, Beauty & the Beast), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1950-04-13 Terry Lester, American actor (Young & Restless, As World Turns), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1950-04-14 Randolph Powell, actor (Alan-Dallas, Logan's Run), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1950-04-16 David Graf, American actor (Police Academy- Sgt. Eugene Tackleberry), born in Zanesville, Ohio (d. 2001)
  • 1950-04-28 Willie Colon, actor (Last Flight), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1950-05-01 Dann Florek, American actor (Law & Order), born in Flat Rock, Michigan
  • 1950-05-04 Hilly Hicks, American actor (Roll Out, Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-05-04 René van Asten, Dutch actor (Herenstraat 10), born in Tilburg, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
  • 1950-05-07 Randall 'Tex' Cobb, American boxer and actor, born in Bridge City, Texas
  • 1950-05-09 Matthew Kelly, actor/TV host (Holding the Fort, Relative Strangers)
  • 1950-05-12 Bruce Boxleitner, Elgin Ill, actor (Scarecrow & Mrs King, Babylon 5)
  • 1950-05-12 Gabriel Byrne, actor (Hello Again, Cool World), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1950-05-14 Mark Blum, American actor (Worth Winning, Blind Date, Presidio), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2020)
  • 1950-05-15 Nicholas Hammond, American actor (The Amazing Spider-Man), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1950-05-30 Paresh Rawal, Indian Bollywood actor (Woh Chokri, Woh Chokri), born in Bombay, India
  • 1950-05-31 Gregory Harrison, Catalina California, actor (Trapper John, Logan's Run)
  • 1950-06-04 Wayne Powers, American actor (Laverne & Shirley, 13 East), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1950-06-06 Chantal Akerman, actor and director (Akermania, Je Tu II Elle), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2015)
  • 1950-06-07 Gary Graham, American actor (Alien Nation, Star Trek: Enterprise), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1950-06-11 Michael Swan, American actor (Duncan-As The World Turns), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1950-06-13 Michael Stark, Australian actor
  • 1950-06-14 Jeremy Sinden, English actor (Chariots of Fire, Ascendancy, Harem), born in London (d. 1996)
  • 1950-06-15 Mark Arnott, actor (Return of the Secaucus 7), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-06-16 Jesse Dizon, Oceanside California, actor (Ramon-Operation Petticoat)
  • 1950-06-21 Gérard Lanvin, French actor (Une étrange affaire), born in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France
  • 1950-06-22 Murphy Cross, actor (Phyl & Mikhy, Perfect), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland
  • 1950-06-30 Leonard Whiting, English actor and singer (Romeo and Juliet), born in London, England
  • 1950-07-11 Bruce McGill, American actor
  • 1950-07-17 Derek de Lint, Dutch actor, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1950-07-19 Simon Cadell, English actor (Hi-De-Hi, Pride & Extreme Prejudice), born in London (d. 1996)
  • 1950-07-24 Sam Behrens, actor (Jake Meyer-General Hospital, Sunset Beach, LA Law)
  • 1950-07-27 Simon Jones, English actor and comedian (News is the News), born in Charlton Park, Wiltshire, England
  • 1950-07-30 Frank Stallone, American Sylvestor's brother and actor (Barfly, Outlaw Force), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-07-31 Lane Davies, American actor (Mason-Santa Barbara, Impure Thoughts), born in Dalton, Georgia
  • 1950-08-02 Mathieu Carriere, German actor (Bay Boy, Woman in Flames), born in Hanover, Germany
  • 1950-08-06 Dorian Harewood, American actor (Earl-Glitter, Trauma Center), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1950-08-06 Nathan Purdee, actor (Nathan-Young & Restless, Hank-1 Life to Live)
  • 1950-08-09 Roelof S "Roel" Bakker, Dutch actor and director (Love Potion)
  • 1950-08-10 Rémy Girard, Canadian actor (Les Invasions barbares), born in Jonquière, Quebec
  • 1950-08-12 Kid Creole, [August Darnell], musician and actor (Obsession A Taste of Fear), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1950-08-12 Jim Beaver, American actor and writer
  • 1950-08-13 Andre van de Berg, actor and director (Transport)
  • 1950-08-16 Marshall Manesh, Iranian-born American actor
  • 1950-08-26 Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor (d. 2006)
  • 1950-09-02 Yuen Wah, Chinese actor and stuntman
  • 1950-09-19 Rudy Ramos, American actor (Wind-High Chaparral), born in Lawton, Oklahoma

Person of interestBill Murray

1950-09-21 Bill Murray, American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters), born in Evanston, Illinois

Actor/Comedian Bill Murray
Actor/Comedian
Bill Murray
  • 1950-09-27 Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Japan, actor (Lt A J Shimamura-Nash Bridges)
  • 1950-09-28 John Sayles, actor (Brother from Another Planet), born in Schenectady, New York
  • 1950-10-01 Randy Quaid, actor (Midnight Express, Vacation, Saturday Night Live), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1950-10-02 Ian McNeice, English actor (Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls), born in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England
  • 1950-10-05 Jeff Conaway, American actor (Bobby-Taxi, Loving), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-10-09 Gary Frank, American actor (Enemy Territory, Deadly Weapon), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1950-10-10 Dennis Holmes, American actor (Laramie), born in Encino, California
  • 1950-10-10 Peter Jan Rens, Dutch actor and director (Mister Cactus, Passion), born in Velsen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • 1950-10-12 Robin Askwith, English actor (Confessions Sex Comedies), born in Southport, Lancashire, England
  • 1950-10-12 Kaga Takeshi [Shigekatsu Katsuta], Japanese actor, born in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
  • 1950-10-17 Howard E Rollins Jr, actor (Bannister-Wildside, Another World), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1950-10-18 Om Puri, Indian Bollywood actor (Aakrosh, Ardh Satya), born in Ambala, Haryana
  • 1950-10-25 John Matuszak, American NFL defensive end (Oak Raider) and actor (The Goonies), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1989)
  • 1950-11-06 Ernest Thompson, actor (Sierra, Westside Medical), born in Bellows Fall, Vermont

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