Actors in History (Part 44)

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Birthdays 4301 - 4,400 of 6,926

  • 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
  • 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, California, actor (Days of Our Life, Bold & Beautiful)
  • 1955-07-02 Andrew Divoff, Venezuelan actor
  • 1955-07-09 Jimmy Smits, 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
  • 1955-09-29 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, Canada
  • 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
  • 1956-02-03 Nathan Lane, actor (One of the Boys, Frankie & Johnnie), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1956-02-06 Jon Walmsley, Lancashire England, actor (Jason-Waltons)
  • 1956-02-13 Richard Eden, actor (Brick-Santa Barbara, Solar Crisis, Robocop)
  • 1956-02-17 Richard Karn [Wilson], American actor (Home Improvement) and TV game show host (Family Feud), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1956-02-20 Charlie Adler, American voice actor
  • 1956-02-21 Woody Brown, actor (Cliff-Facts of Life), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1956-03-01 Timothy Daly, Sufferin NY, actor (Joe-Wings, Diner, Made in Heaven)

Person of interestBryan Cranston

1956-03-07 Bryan Cranston, American actor (Breaking Bad, Malcolm in the Middle), born in Canoga Park, California

  • 1956-03-08 John Kapelos, Canadian actor
  • 1956-03-10 Mitchell Lichtenstein, American actor; son of Roy Lichtenstein
  • 1956-03-11 Rob Paulsen, American voice actor
  • 1956-03-25 Matthew Garber, English actor (d. 1977)
  • 1956-03-29 Kurt Thomas, American gymnist (Olympics), actor (Gymkata)
  • 1956-04-03 Miguel Bose, Panamanian-born Spanish singer and actor (El Avaro, Queen Margot), born in Panama City
  • 1956-04-08 Jim Piddock, English actor, writer and producer
  • 1956-04-12 Andy Garcia, Cuba, actor (Stand & Deliver, 8 Million Ways to Die)
  • 1956-04-18 Eric Roberts, Miss, actor (Pope of Greenwich Village, King of Gypsies)
  • 1956-04-18 John James, actor (Jeff Colby-Dynasty), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1956-05-01 Byron Stewart, Baxter Springs Ks, actor (Warren Coolidge-St Elsewhere)
  • 1956-05-19 Steve Ford, actor (Young & Restless)/son of President Gerald Ford
  • 1956-05-20 Dean Butler, American actor
  • 1956-05-22 Douglas Heyes Jr, actor (Captains & Kings, Aspen), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-06-04 Keith David, American actor
  • 1956-06-18 Brian Benben, Winchester Va, actor (Dream On, Gangster Chronicles)
  • 1956-06-22 Tim Russ, actor (Tuvoc-Star Trek Voyager), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1956-06-24 Joe Penny, English actor
  • 1956-07-01 Alan Ruck, American actor (Spin City), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1956-07-06 Casey Sander, American actor

Person of interestTom Hanks

1956-07-09 Tom Hanks, American actor (Saving Private Ryan, Forrest Gump, Philadelphia), born in Concord, California

Actor Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
  • 1956-07-14 Vladimir Kulich, Czech actor
  • 1956-07-17 Robert Romanus, American actor
  • 1956-07-19 Peter Barton, Valley Stream LI, actor (Powers of Matthew Star)

Person of interestMichael Biehn

1956-07-31 Michael Biehn, American actor (Rampage, Hog Wild, Aliens, Abyss), born in Anniston, Alabama

  • 1956-08-12 Bruce Greenwood, actor (Spy, Another Chance, Malibu Bikini Shop)
  • 1956-08-19 Adam Arkin, actor (Busting Loose, Pearl, Northern Exposure), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1956-08-23 Skipp Sudduth, American actor
  • 1956-08-28 Luis Guzmán, Puerto Rican actor
  • 1956-09-14 Joe Penny, actor (Gangster Wars, Riptide, Jake & the Fatman), born in London, England
  • 1956-09-20 Gary Cole, Park Ridge, Illinois, American actor (Pineapple Express, Midnight Caller)
  • 1956-10-03 Hart Bochner, actor (Aron-East of Eden, Supergirl, Die Hard), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1956-10-03 Peter Frechette, Warwick RI, actor (Paint it Black, George-Profiler)
  • 1956-10-07 James Van Patten, American actor (Bo-Chisholms), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1956-10-19 Sunny Deol, Indian actor
  • 1956-11-03 Kevin Murphy, American actor and puppeteer
  • 1956-11-10 Matt Craven, actor (Juror, Killer, K2), born in Port Colborne, Ontario

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