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Actors in History (Part 41)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 4001 - 4,100 of 7,264

  • 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, American actor (Behind the Screen, Another World), born in Decorah, Iowa
  • 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, American actor (Eyes of Laura Mars, Fatal Beauty, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), born in Huntington, West Virginia

Person of interestWilliam Hurt

1950-03-20 William Hurt, American actor (Big Chill; Children of a Lesser God; Broadcast News), 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
  • 1950-03-25 Robert O'Reilly, American stage and screen actor (Star Trek - "Klingon Chancellor Gowron"), born in New York City
  • 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 ("I Think I Love You"), and actor (Partridge Family - "Keith"), 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, American actor (Scarecrow & Mrs King; Babylon 5), born in Elgin, Illinois
  • 1950-05-12 Gabriel Byrne, Irish 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
  • 1950-06-05 Ronnie Dyson, American stage actor (Hair - "Aquarius"; Salvation), and soul singer ("(If You Let Me Make Love to You Then) Why Can't I Touch You?"; "I Don't Wanna Cry"), born in Washington, DC (d. 1990)
  • 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
  • 1950-07-11 Nick Jameson, American actor (24), musician, record producer (Foghat), born in Columbia, Missouri
  • 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
  • 1950-08-16 Marshall Manesh, Iranian-born American actor
  • 1950-08-26 Benjamin Hendrickson, American stage and screen actor (As The World Turns, 1985-2006 - "Hal Munson"), born in Huntington, New York (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 and singer (Taxi - "Bobby"; Grease - "Kenickie"; Babylon 5 - "Zack"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2011)
  • 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, American actor (Sierra, Westside Medical), born in Bellows Fall, Vermont
  • 1950-11-10 Jack Scalia, American actor (Berrengers, Hollywood Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1950-11-16 David Leisure, American actor (Joe Isuzu, Airplane, Charley-Empty Nest), born in San Diego, California
  • 1950-11-18 Eric Pierpoint, American actor
  • 1950-11-22 "Little" Steven Van Zandt, American guitarist, songwriter, producer (E-Street Band; Asbury Jukes), and actor (The Sopranos), born in Winthrop, Massachusetts
  • 1950-11-24 Damon Evans, Balt Md, American actor (The Jeffersons), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1950-11-24 Stanley Livingston, actor (Chip-My 3 Sons)

Person of interestEd Harris

1950-11-28 Ed Harris, American actor (Right Stuff, Swing Shift, Walker, Coma), born in Englewood, New Jersey

Actor Ed Harris
Actor
Ed Harris
  • 1950-12-01 Richard Keith, Lafayette La, actor (Little Ricky-I Love Lucy)
  • 1950-12-01 Keith Thibodeaux, American actor and drummer

Person of interestRajinikanth

1950-12-12 Rajinikanth [Shivaji Rao Gaekwa], Indian film actor (Centenary Award 2014), born in Bangalore, India

Actor and Politician Rajinikanth
Actor and Politician
Rajinikanth
  • 1950-12-28 Øivind Blunck, Norwegian comedian and actor
  • 1950-12-29 Jon Polito, American actor (Fire With Fire, Homicide), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • 1951-01-01 Nana Patekar, Indian Bollywood actor, writer, philanthropist and filmmaker (Parinda, Angaar), born in Murud-Janjira, Bombay State
  • 1951-01-08 John McTiernan, American actor (Predator, Die Hard, Medicine Man), born in Albany, New York
  • 1951-01-26 Walt Willey, American actor (Jackson Montgomery-All My Children), born in Ottawa, Illinois
  • 1951-01-27 Scott Lane, American actor (Gary-McKeever & the Colonel), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951-01-30 Charles S. Dutton, American actor (Alien 3, Crocodile Dundee 2, Roc), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1951-02-04 Patrick Bergin, Irish actor
  • 1951-02-06 Jacques Villeret, French film actor, born in Loches, France (d. 2005)
  • 1951-02-13 David Naughton, American actor (My Sister Sam, Separate Vacations), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1951-02-16 William Katt, American actor (Greatest American Hero, Carrie), born in Los Angeles, California

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