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Actors in History (Part 46)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 4501 - 4,600 of 7,246

  • 1956-02-13 Richard Eden, Canadian actor (Brick-Santa Barbara, Solar Crisis, Robocop), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 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, American actor (Joe-Wings, Diner, Made in Heaven), born in Sufferin, New York

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 (Pinky and The Brain), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1956-03-25 Matthew Garber, English child actor (Mary Poppins), born in London, England (d. 1977)
  • 1956-03-29 Kurt Thomas, American gymnast (first American male to win gold medal at World Championships, floor 1978; floor, horizontal bars 1979), and actor (Gymkata), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2020)
  • 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 (Best in Show), born in Rochester, England
  • 1956-04-12 Alex Briley, American actor (Can't Stop the Music), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956-04-12 Andy Garcia, Cuban-American actor (Stand & Deliver, 8 Million Ways to Die), born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1956-04-18 Eric Roberts, American actor (Pope of Greenwich Village, King of Gypsies), born in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • 1956-04-18 John James, American 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., American actor (Captains & Kings, Aspen), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-06-04 Keith David, American actor (Platoon, There's Something About Mary), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956-06-18 Brian Benben, American, actor (Dream On, Gangster Chronicles), born in Winchester, Virginia
  • 1956-06-22 Tim Russ, actor (Tuvoc-Star Trek Voyager), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1956-06-24 Joe Penny, English actor (Gangster Wars, Riptide, Jake & the Fatman), born in London, England
  • 1956-06-30 David Alan Grier, American actor and comedian (In Living Color, Boomerang), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1956-07-01 Alan Ruck, American actor (Spin City), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1956-07-06 Casey Sander, American actor (Mike-The Big Bang Theory), born in Washington, D.C.

Person of interestTom Hanks

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

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  • 1956-07-14 Vladimir Kulich, Czech actor
  • 1956-07-17 Robert Romanus, American actor, born in West Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1956-07-19 Peter Barton, American actor (Powers of Matthew Star), born in Valley Stream, New York

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 (Third Watch), born in Wareham, Massachusetts
  • 1956-08-28 Luis Guzmán, Puerto Rican actor (The Limey), born in Cayey, Puerto Rico
  • 1956-09-12 Leslie Cheung, Hong Kong actor, singer and composer (Farewell My Concubine), born in Hong Kong (d. 2003)
  • 1956-09-20 Gary Cole, American actor (Pineapple Express, Midnight Caller), born in Park Ridge, Illinois
  • 1956-10-03 Hart Bochner, actor (Aron-East of Eden, Supergirl, Die Hard), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1956-10-03 Peter Frechette, American actor (Paint it Black, George-Profiler), born in Warwick, Rhode Island
  • 1956-10-04 Christoph Waltz, German Austrian actor (Django Unchained), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 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, Canadian actor (Juror, Killer, K2), born in Port Colborne, Ontario
  • 1956-11-10 Sinbad [David Adkins], American comedian and actor (First Kid, Vibe), born in Benton Harbor, Michigan
  • 1956-11-19 Scott Jacoby, actor (Bad Ronald, Return to Horror High), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-11-22 Richard Kind, American actor
  • 1956-11-27 William Fichtner, American actor (Prison Break), born at Mitchel Air Force Base, New York
  • 1956-11-29 Hinton Battle, American Tony Award-winning singer, dancer, and actor (The Wiz), born in Neubrücke, Hoppstädten, West Germany
  • 1956-12-02 Steven Bauer, Cuban-American actor (Scarface, Thief of Hearts), born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1956-12-03 Hart Bochner, actor and director (Rich & Famous), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-12-05 Brian Backer, American actor (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1956-12-18 T. K. Carter, American actor (Mike-Punky Brewster, Just our Luck), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-01-03 Frank Dicopoulos, actor (Frank Cooper-Guiding Light), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1957-01-08 Ron Cephas Jones, American actor (This is Us), born in Patterson, New Jersey
  • 1957-01-15 Mario Van Peebles, Mexican actor (Posse, South Bronx Heroes), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1957-01-16 Ricardo Darin, Argentine director and actor (The Secret in Their Eyes), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1957-01-17 Steve Harvey, American actor, comedian and radio personality, born in Welch, West Virginia
  • 1957-01-17 Keith Chegwin, English television presenter & actor, born in Walton, Liverpool (d. 2017)
  • 1957-01-22 Rene Requiestas, Filipino actor & comedian, born in Tondo, Philippines (d. 1993)
  • 1957-02-06 Robert Townsend, American comedian & actor (Hollywood Shuffle, Ratboy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1957-02-16 LeVar Burton, American actor, (Roots - "Kunta Kinte"; Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Lt. Cmdr. Geordi La Forge") born in Landstuhl, Germany
  • 1957-02-19 Ray Winstone, British actor (Scum), born in Homerton, London
  • 1957-02-27 Timothy Spall, English actor (Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Life is Sweet), born in London, England
  • 1957-02-28 John Turturro, actor (Brain Donor, Color of Money, Jungle Fever), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1957-03-06 Edward "Eddie" Deezen, American actor (Grease; I Wanna Hold Your Hand), born in Cumberland, Maryland
  • 1957-03-10 Matt Knudsen, American actor
  • 1957-03-12 Jerry Levine, American actor (Born on 4th of July), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • 1957-03-29 Christopher Lambert, French-American actor (Highlander, Subway, Greystoke, Why Me), born in Great Neck, New York
  • 1957-03-30 Paul Reiser, American actor (My 2 Dads, Diner, Aliens, Mad About You), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-03-31 Marc McClure, San Mateo California, actor (Ross-California Fever)
  • 1957-04-04 Ali El Haggar, Egyptian singer and actor, born in Imbabah, Giza
  • 1957-04-07 Kim Kap-su, South Korean actor
  • 1957-04-11 John Castellanos, American actor (The Young and The Restless - "John Silva"), born in Mesa, California
  • 1957-04-14 Lothaire Bluteau, Canadian actor (Jésus de Montréal), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1957-04-17 Byron Cherry, American actor (Coy-Dukes of Hazzard), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1957-04-19 Ge You, Chinese Actor (best actor Cannes 1994 "To Live"), born in Beijing, China
  • 1957-04-20 Geraint Wyn Davies, Welsh-Canadian actor (Nick Knight-Forever Knight, Bury Me in Niagara, High Hopes), born in Swansea, Wales
  • 1957-04-22 Alan Campbell, Homestead Fla, actor (E Z-3's a Crowd)
  • 1957-04-27 Michel Barrette, Canadian actor and stand-up comedian, born in Chicoutimi, Quebec

Person of interestDaniel Day-Lewis

1957-04-29 Daniel Day-Lewis, English actor (Last of the Mohicans, Gangs of New York), born in London, England

  • 1957-05-05 Richard E. Grant, Swazi-English actor (Posse, Bram Stoker's Dracula), born in Mbabane, British Swaziland
  • 1957-05-05 Peter Howitt, British actor and film director (Laws of Attraction), born in Manchester, Lancashire, England
  • 1957-05-08 Jeff Wincott, actor (Night Heat), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1957-05-21 Judge Reinhold, American actor (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1957-05-22 Gary Sweet, Australian actor (Alexandra's Project - Steve), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 1957-05-23 Mark Arnold, American actor
  • 1957-06-12 Timothy Busfield, American actor (30 Something, West Wing), born in East Lansing, Michigan
  • 1957-06-15 Seppo Pääkkönen, Finnish actor
  • 1957-06-16 Ian Buchanan, Scotland, actor (General Hospital, Gary Shandling Show)
  • 1957-06-17 Jon Gries, American actor (Napoleon Dynamite), born in Glendale, California
  • 1957-06-17 Jack Wouterse, Dutch actor (Band of Brothers), born in Soest, Netherlands
  • 1957-06-23 Lee John [John L Mcgregor], English singer/actor (Body Talk)
  • 1957-07-09 Paul Merton, British writer, actor and comedian (Room 101), born in Parsons Green, London
  • 1957-07-11 Vince Williams, actor (Hamp-Guiding Light)
  • 1957-07-12 Buddy Foster, American child actor (Hondo, Mayberry RFD), born in Virginia
  • 1957-07-13 Cameron Crowe, American journalist (Rolling Stone), film director (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire), and screenwriter (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in Palm Springs, California
  • 1957-07-20 Donna Dixon, American actress, former beauty queen, and wife of actor Dan Aykroyd (Couch Trip, Bossom Buddies), born in Alexandria, Virginia

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