Actors in History (Part 44)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 4301 - 4,400 of 7,039

  • 1954-12-02 Huub Stapel, Dutch actor (Amsterdamned, Attic: Hiding of Anne Frank)
  • 1954-12-04 Tony Todd, American actor and producer
  • 1954-12-06 Miles Chapin, American actor (French Postcards, Get Crazy, Funhouse), born in NYC, New York
  • 1954-12-13 John Anderson, American country singer and actor (I've Got a Feelin', Money in the Bank), born in Apopka, Florida
  • 1954-12-14 James Horan, American actor (General Hospital, Transformers Prime), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1954-12-15 Justin Ross, American actor (Sinatra, Chorus Line, Fan, Quick Change), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954-12-18 Ray Liotta, actor (Goodfellas), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1954-12-20 Michael Badalucco, American actor

Person of interestDenzel Washington

1954-12-28 Denzel Washington, American actor (Dr Chandler-St Elsewhere), born in Mount Vernon, New York

Person of interestRowan Atkinson

1955-01-06 Rowan Atkinson, English comedian and actor (Mr Bean, Blackadder), born in Consett, County Durham, England

Actor and Comedian Rowan Atkinson
Actor and Comedian
Rowan Atkinson
  • 1955-01-09 J. K. Simmons, American actor
  • 1955-01-18 Johannes AM "Hans" van Tongeren, Dutch actor (Hunk)

Person of interestKevin Costner

1955-01-18 Kevin Costner, American actor (Fandango, Silverado, Bull Durham), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1955-01-19 Paul Rodriguez, Mexican-born actor and comedian
  • 1955-01-20 Wyatt Knight, American actor
  • 1955-01-22 John Wesley Shipp, Norfolk, Virginia, American actor (Dawson's Creek, One Life to Live)
  • 1955-02-02 Michael Talbott, Waverly Iowa, actor (Stan-Miami Vice)
  • 1955-02-08 Ethan Phillips, actor (Neelix-Star Trek Voyager)
  • 1955-02-09 Charles Shaughnessy, actor (Shane-Days of our Lives, Nanny), born in London, England
  • 1955-02-09 Jm J Bullock, Casper Wyoming, actor (Monroe-Too Close for Comfort)
  • 1955-02-14 James Eckhouse, American actor
  • 1955-02-15 Christopher McDonald, American actor
  • 1955-02-16 Hunt Block, American actor
  • 1955-02-19 Jeff Daniels, GA, actor (Something Wild, Dumb & Dumber, Speed)
  • 1955-02-21 Kelsey Grammer, American actor, comedian, director and activist (Frasier Crane in Cheers, Fraiser), born in Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands
  • 1955-03-04 Dominique Pinon, French actor
  • 1955-03-07 Anupam Kher, Bollywood actor (Vijay, Silver Linings Playbook), and Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India, born in Shimla, India
  • 1955-03-10 Juliusz Machulski, Polish director/writer/actor (Do It Yourself)
  • 1955-03-15 Daniel "Dee" Snider, American singer, songwriter and actor (Twisted Sister), born in Astoria, Queens
  • 1955-03-17 Bill Beyers, actor (Wally McCandless-Capitol)
  • 1955-03-17 Gary Sinise, American actor (Apollo 13, CSI: NY, Forrest Gump), born in Blue Island Illinois

Person of interestBruce Willis

1955-03-19 Bruce Willis, American actor (Moonlighting, Die Hard), born in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany

  • 1955-03-29 Christopher Lawford, American actor (Charlie Brent-All My Children), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1955-03-29 Brendan Gleeson, Irish actor and film director (Braveheart), born in Dublin
  • 1955-04-06 Michael Rooker, American actor (Guardians of the Galaxy), born in Jasper, Alabama
  • 1955-04-08 Kane Hodder, American actor and stuntman
  • 1955-04-24 Michael O'Keefe, American actor (Caddyshack, Ironweed, Slugger's Wife), born in Mount Vernon, New York
  • 1955-04-24 John Epperson [Lypsinka], American drag artist and actor, born in Hazlehurst, Mississippi
  • 1955-04-25 Parviz Parastui, Iranian actor
  • 1955-04-28 Paul Guilfoyle, American actor and director (The Grapes of Wrath, Curiosity Kills), dies from a heart attack at 58
  • 1955-05-07 Peter Reckell, American actor (Days of our Lifes), born in Elkhart, Indiana
  • 1955-05-09 Kevin Peter Hall, American actor (Misfits of Science), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1955-05-15 Lee Horsley, American actor (Nero Wolfe, Matt Houston), born in Muleshoe, Texas
  • 1955-05-17 Bill Paxton, actor (True Lies, Big Love), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2017)

Person of interestYun Fat Chow

1955-05-18 Yun Fat Chow, Hong Kong actor (Better Tomorrow), born in Lamma Island, Hong Kong

  • 1955-05-27 Richard Schiff, American actor (The West Wing), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1955-06-01 Ralph Morse, British actor, singer and writer of historical dramas
  • 1955-06-02 Gary Grimes, American actor (Summer of '42, Class of '44), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1955-06-07 William Forsythe, American actor (Raising Arizona, Once Upon a Time in America), born in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn
  • 1955-06-08 Griffin Dunne, actor (American Werewolf in London, Who's That Girl)
  • 1955-06-10 Andrew Stevens, actor (Seduction, Boys in Company C, Fury), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1955-06-21 David Marshall Grant, actor (Legs, French Postcards), born in Westport, Connecticut
  • 1955-06-21 Leigh J McCloskey, actor (Dallas, Executive Suite, Gen Hosp), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-06-25 Michael Sabatino, American actor (Days of Our Life, Bold & Beautiful), born in Venice, California
  • 1955-07-02 Andrew Divoff, Venezuelan actor
  • 1955-07-09 Jimmy Smits, American actor (Victor-LA Law, Running Scared, NYPD Blue), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1955-07-22 Willem Dafoe, Wisc, actor (Platoon, Roadhouse 66, Mississippi Burning)
  • 1955-07-26 Nicholas Walker, actor (Capitol, Jimmy-General Hospital), born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • 1955-07-29 Jean-Hugues Anglade, French actor
  • 1955-08-02 Tim Dunigan, American Actor
  • 1955-08-03 Corey Burton, American voice actor
  • 1955-08-04 Billy Bob Thornton, American actor (Sling Blade), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • 1955-08-07 Wayne Knight, American actor
  • 1955-08-07 Gregoris Valtinos, Greek actor and director
  • 1955-08-08 Branscombe Richmond, American actor (Renegade, Commando), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-08-15 Larry Mathews, actor (Ritchie-Dick Van Dyke Show), born in Burbank, California
  • 1955-08-17 Kevin Welch, California, country songwriter/actor (Thing Called Love)
  • 1955-08-19 Peter Gallagher, Armonk NY, actor (Player, Summer Lovers, Dreamchild)
  • 1955-08-20 Jay Acovone, Mahopac NY, actor (Det Rado-Hollywood Beat)
  • 1955-08-22 Chiranjeevi [Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad], Telugu film actor, dancer and producer, born in Mogalthur, India
  • 1955-08-25 Vijayakanth, Tamil actor and politician, born in Thirumangalam, India
  • 1955-09-12 Peter Scolari, New Rochelle New York, American actor (Newhart, Bosom Buddies)
  • 1955-09-17 Charles Martinet, American actor
  • 1955-09-18 Bob Papenbrook, American voice actor (d. 2006)
  • 1955-09-19 Rex Smith, American actor and singer (Pirates of Penzance, You Take My Breath Away), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1955-09-21 Gulshan Grover, Indian actor known as the "Bad Man" in Bollywood cinema (I Am Kalam), born in New Delhi, India
  • 1955-09-29 Ken Weatherwax, American actor (Pugsley-Addams Family), born in LA, CA
  • 1955-09-29 Mark Mitchell, actor (Larger than Life, Lift Off, Ground Zero)
  • 1955-09-29 Benoît Ferreux, French actor
  • 1955-10-09 Linwood Boomer, actor (Adam-Little House on the Prairie), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1955-10-17 Sam Bottoms, actor (Prime Risk, Savages), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1955-11-04 Peter Boynton, Danaiscotta Maine, actor (Tonio-As the World Turns)
  • 1955-11-05 Nestor Serrano, American actor
  • 1955-11-15 Oliver Conant, American actor (Summer of '42), born in NYC, New York
  • 1955-11-28 Jeffrey Byron, American actor
  • 1955-11-30 Kevin Conroy, actor (Tour of Duty, Another World), born in Westport, Connecticut
  • 1955-12-01 Mark Thompson, American disc jockey and actor
  • 1955-12-02 Dennis Christopher, actor (Breaking Away, California Dreaming), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1955-12-16 Xander Berkeley, American actor
  • 1955-12-20 Pierre Bokma, Dutch actor (Avonden, Leedvermaak)
  • 1955-12-24 Grand L. Bush, American actor
  • 1955-12-25 William Andrews, actor (Sealed Cargo)
  • 1956-01-01 Kôji Yakusho, Japanese actor

Person of interestMel Gibson

1956-01-03 Mel Gibson, American actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon) and filmmaker, born in Peekskill, New York

Actor and Film Director Mel Gibson
Actor and Film Director
Mel Gibson
  • 1956-01-07 David Caruso, American actor (NYPD Blue, Michael Hayes), born in Forest Hills, New York
  • 1956-01-17 Mitch Vogel, American actor (Jamie-Bonanza), born in Alhambra, California
  • 1956-01-21 Robby Benson, American actor (One on One, Running Brave, Chosen), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1956-01-30 Jeremy Gittins, English actor
  • 1956-02-01 Brahmanandam, Indian film actor

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