On This Day

Actors in History (Part 42)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 4101 - 4,200 of 7,264

  • 1951-02-19 Stephen Nichols, actor (Witchboard, Days of our Lives), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1951-02-20 Edward Albert, actor (Jeff-Falcon Crest, Butterflies are Free), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-02-27 Stathis Psaltis, Greek actor, born in Velo, Greece (d. 2017)
  • 1951-03-05 Giorgos Ninios, Greek actor
  • 1951-03-09 Zakir Hussain, Punjabi tabla virtuoso, composer, producer (Global Drum Project), and film actor, born in Mahim, India
  • 1951-03-13 Fred Berry, African-American actor (Rerun-What's Happening), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • 1951-03-14 Rigdon "Rick" Dees, American actor, voice artist and radio disc jock (The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 Countdown), born in Jacksonville, Florida

Person of interestKurt Russell

1951-03-17 Kurt Russell, actor (Thing, Overboard, Mean Seasons), born in Springfield, Massachusetts

  • 1951-03-18 (Patrick) "Paul" Barber, English stage and screen actor (The Full Monty; Only Fools and Horses - "Denzil"), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1951-03-28 Matti Pellonpää, Finnish actor and musician, born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1995)

Person of interestSteven Seagal

1951-04-10 Steven Seagal, American actor (Above the Law, Hard to Kill), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • 1951-04-13 Peter Davison, English actor (fifth Doctor in Doctor Who; All Creatures Great and Small), born in London
  • 1951-04-19 Barry Brown, American actor (Frederick Winterbourne-Daisy Miller), born in San Jose, California (d. 1978)
  • 1951-05-07 Robert Hegyes, American actor (Underground Aces; Welcome Back, Kotter - "Juan Epstein"), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • 1951-05-18 James Stephens, American actor (Paper Chase, Devil's Island), born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • 1951-05-20 William Cullen Bryant, actor (Hell Squad)
  • 1951-05-21 Al Franken, US politician (Senate-D-Minnesota 2009-18) comedian, writer, actor (SNL, 1975-80; 1985-90), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951-05-23 Don Warrington [Donald Williams], Trinidadian-born British actor (Rising Damp), born in Trinidad
  • 1951-05-30 Stephen Tobolowsky, Tx, actor (Single White Female, Thelma & Louise)
  • 1951-06-04 David Yip, British-Chinese actor (The Chinese Detective), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1951-06-12 Alan Dysert, American actor (Sean Cudahy-All My Children), born in Vermilion County, Illinois
  • 1951-06-13 Jonathan Hogan, actor (House on Carroll St), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1951-06-13 Richard Thomas, American actor (John Boy - The Waltons, Last Summer, Johnny Belinda), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951-06-13 Stellan Skarsgård, Swedish actor (Breaking the Waves), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1951-06-16 John Salthouse, English actor (Abigail's Party), born in London
  • 1951-06-24 David Rodigan, radio DJ/actor
  • 1951-06-25 Lee Wilkof, American actor (WEB, Delta House, Elliot-Newhart), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1951-07-01 Daryl Anderson, American actor (Animal-Lou Grant), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1951-07-01 Trevor Eve, English actor (Shadow Chasers), born in Sutton Coldfield, England
  • 1951-07-01 Terrence Mann, American actor and dancer, born in Ashland, Kentucky

Person of interestGeoffrey Rush

1951-07-06 Geoffrey Rush, Australian actor (Shakespeare in Love, The King's Speech), born in Toowoomba, Queensland

  • 1951-07-09 Chris Cooper, American actor (Thousand Pieces of Gold, Matewan), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1951-07-12 Jamey Sheridan, American actor (Another World), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1951-07-14 Erich Hallhuber, German actor (d. 2003)
  • 1951-07-15 Jesse Ventura [James Janos], American professional wrestler, actor and politician (Governor of Minnesota 1999-2003), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1951-07-20 Jeff Rawle, English actor

Person of interestRobin Williams

1951-07-21 Robin Williams, American actor and comedian (Mork & Mindy, Jumanji, Dead Poets Society, Good Will Hunting), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2014)

Actor and Comedian Robin Williams
Actor and Comedian
Robin Williams
  • 1951-07-31 Barry Van Dyke, actor (Battlestar Galactica, Diag Murder), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1951-07-31 Gerald Anthony, American actor (Marco Dane-General Hospital, One Life to Live), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-08-02 Freddie Wadling, Swedish actor and musician (The Leather Nun, Fleshquartet), born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 2016)
  • 1951-08-05 John Jarratt, Australian actor, director and producer (Picnic at Hanging Rock), born in Wollongong, Australia
  • 1951-08-08 Martin Brest, actor (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1951-08-11 Vincent Bilodeau, Quebec actor and comedian
  • 1951-08-13 Jeff Altman, American comedian and actor (Nurses, Pink Lady, Soul Man), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1951-08-14 Carl Lumbly, American actor (Cagney & Lacey, Alias), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1951-08-17 Robert Joy, Canadian actor (Big Shots, CSI), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1951-08-22 Gordon Liu [Chia-Hui Liu or Jin-Hsi Shin], Chinese actor (Kill Bill, The 36th Chamber of Shaolin), born in Guangdong, China
  • 1951-08-30 Timothy Bottoms, American actor (Paper Chase, East of Eden), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1951-09-02 Mark Harmon, American actor (St Elsewhere, NCIS), born in Burbank, California
  • 1951-09-02 Michael Gray, American actor (Shazam!, Brian Keith Show), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestMichael Keaton

1951-09-05 Michael Keaton, American actor (Gung Ho, Batman, Beetlejuice), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • 1951-09-09 Robert Desiderio, actor (Det Kennedy-Heart of the City), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1951-09-09 Tom Wopat, American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard; One Life to Live) and singer (Consider It Swung), born in Lodi, Wisconsin,
  • 1951-09-12 Joe Pantoliano, American actor (Finelli Boys, Fugitive), born in Jersey City, New Jersey

Person of interestMark Hamill

1951-09-25 Mark Hamill, American actor (Luke Skywalker-Star Wars), born in Oakland, California

  • 1951-09-28 Christian Marlowe, actor (Bram-Highcliffe Manor), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestSting

1951-10-02 Sting [Gordon Sumner], British singer-songwriter and bassist (The Police - "Every Breath You Take") and actor (Dune), born in Wallsend, Northumberland

Singer and Actor Sting
Singer and Actor
Sting
  • 1951-10-04 Alan Rosenberg, American actor (Civil Wars, LA Law, Cybill), born in Passaic, New Jersey

Person of interestJohn Mellencamp

1951-10-07 John Mellencamp, American rock singer-songwriter (Jack & Diane; R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A.), and actor (Falling From Grace), born in Seymour, Indiana

Singer-Songwriter John Mellencamp
Singer-Songwriter
John Mellencamp
  • 1951-10-09 Richard Chaves, American actor (Cease Fire, Predator), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1951-10-09 Robert Wuhl, American actor (Bull Durham, Good Morning Vietnam), born in Union, New Jersey
  • 1951-10-15 Peter Richardson, British actor, writer and director (The Comic Strip Presents, The Pope Must Die), born in Devon, England
  • 1951-10-16 Daniel Gerroll, actor (Big Business), born in London, England
  • 1951-10-23 Michael Rupert, actor (Pasadena Playhouse), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1951-10-24 Todd Crespi, German actor (Magician), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • 1951-10-30 Harry Hamlin, American actor (Michael Kuzak-LA Law), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1951-11-01 Fabrice Luchini, French stage and film actor (Courted), born in Paris
  • 1951-11-09 Lou Ferrigno, American body builder and actor (Incredible Hulk), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951-11-16 Miguel Sandoval, American actor (Medium), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1951-11-17 Dean Paul Martin, Jr, American pop singer (Dino, Desi & Billy), and actor (Misfits of Science), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 1987)
  • 1951-11-17 Stephen Root, American actor
  • 1951-11-20 Rodger Bumpass, American television & voice actor (Squidward Tenticles), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 1951-11-23 David Rappaport, 3'11" actor (Wizard, Time Bandits), born in London, England
  • 1951-12-01 Treat Williams, Rowayton CT, actor (Flashpoint, Hair)
  • 1951-12-03 John and Greg Rice, American twin actors
  • 1951-12-10 Johnny Rodriguez, American actor (Nashville Girl, La Bamba Party), born in Sabinal, Texas
  • 1952-01-02 Man-Tat Ng, Hong Kong actor (The Final Combat), born in Xiamen, China
  • 1952-01-06 Frank Sivero, Italian-born American actor, born in Siculiana, Italy
  • 1952-01-07 Sammo Hung, Hong Kong actor, director and martial artist (Winners and Sinners), born in Hong Kong
  • 1952-01-11 Bille Brown, Australian actor and playwright
  • 1952-01-21 Fausto Bara, Mexican-American actor (The Renegades - "Gaucho"), born in Mexicali, Mexico (d, 1994)
  • 1952-01-22 Ace Vergel, Filipino actor (d. 2007)
  • 1952-01-29 Tim Healy, English actor (Auf Wiedersehen, Pet), born in Benwell, England
  • 1952-02-12 Salvador Pineda, Mexican actor, born in Huetamo, Mexico
  • 1952-02-12 Simon MacCorkindale, English actor (Falcon Crest, Manimal), born in Ely, Cambridgeshire (d. 2010)
  • 1952-03-04 Ronn Moss, actor (Ridge-Bold & Beautiful, Santa Barbara), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-03-09 William Kirby Cullen, American actor (How the West Was Won), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1952-03-16 Graham Cole [Graham Coleman-Smith], English actor (The Bill), born in London, England
  • 1952-03-24 Nicholas Campbell, actor (Nick-Insiders), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1952-03-27 Chick Vennera, American actor (Thank God It's Friday; High Risk; Milagro Beanfield War; Animaniacs), born in Herkimer, New York (d. 2021)
  • 1952-03-31 Dermot Morgan, Irish actor and comedian (Father Ted Crilly-Father Ted), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1998)
  • 1952-04-01 Tirso Cruz III, Filipino actor and singer, born in Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines
  • 1952-04-05 Mitch Pileggi, American actor (The X-Files), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1952-04-11 Michael Shea, American director and actor (The Fugitive, The Wild Wild West, Mission: Impossible), born in Queens, New York
  • 1952-04-13 Erick Avari, American-Indian actor, born in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
  • 1952-04-15 Sam McMurray, American actor (Tracey Ullman), born in NYC, New York
  • 1952-04-16 Michel Blanc, French actor and director, born in Courbevoie, Hauts-de-Seine, France
  • 1952-04-16 William Richard "Billy" West, American voice actor (Futurama), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1952-04-17 Joseph Francis "Joe" Alaskey, American stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and impressionist (Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck), born in Troy, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1952-04-22 François Berléand, French actor

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