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Actors in History (Part 50)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 4901 - 5,000 of 7,264

  • 1960-12-10 Kenneth Branagh, Northern Irish actor and director (High Season, Dead Again), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1960-12-13 Venkatesh Daggubati, Indian actor, born in Karamchedu, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • 1960-12-15 Don Franklin, actor (Seaquest 2032, Noah Dixon-The Young Riders)
  • 1960-12-19 Mike Lookinland, American actor (Bobby-Brady Bunch), born in Mt Pleasant, Utah
  • 1960-12-22 (Emil) Wakin Chau, Hong Kong-born singer and actor, born in Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
  • 1960-12-25 Ron Bottitta, British actor
  • 1960-12-26 Temuera Morrison, New Zealand actor (Boba Fett - Star Ward Franchise), born in Rotorua, New Zealand
  • 1960-12-28 Chad McQueen, actor (Nightforce)
  • 1961-01-01 Mark Wingett, British actor
  • 1961-01-04 Lee Curreri, American actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame), born in NYC, New York
  • 1961-01-06 Howie Long, American NFL tackle/actor/broadcaster (Broken Arrow), born in Somerville, Massachusetts
  • 1961-01-10 Evan Handler, American actor (Dear Mr Wonderful), born in NYC, New York
  • 1961-01-18 Jeff Yagher, American actor, born in Lawrence, Kansas
  • 1961-01-19 Paul McCrane, American actor (Hotel New Hampshire, We're Fighting Back), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1961-01-19 William Ragsdale, American actor (Fright Night, Mannequin 2, Smooth Talk), born in El Dorado, Arkansas
  • 1961-02-03 Keith Gordon, American actor (Dressed to Kill, Legend of Billie Jean), born in NYC, New York
  • 1961-02-05 Tim Meadows, American actor & comedian, born in Highland Park, Michigan
  • 1961-02-09 Jussi Lampi, Finnish musician and actor, born in Lappajärvi, Finland
  • 1961-02-13 Henry Rollins [Henry Lawrence Garfield], American musician and actor (Big Ugly Mouth, Talking From the Box), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1961-02-21 Christopher Atkins, actor (Peter-Dallas, Blue Lagoon), born in Rye, New York
  • 1961-02-27 Grant Shaud, American actor (Miles Silverburg in Murphy Brown), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1961-03-04 Steven Weber, American actor (Wings - "Brian Hackett"), born in Queens, New York
  • 1961-03-10 Mitch Gaylord, American gymnast (Olympics 1984), actor (American Anthem), born in Van Nuys, California
  • 1961-03-11 Elias Koteas, Canadian actor
  • 1961-03-14 Russell Todd, actor (Jamie Frame-Another World)
  • 1961-03-17 Casey Siemaszko, American actor (Biloxi Blues, 3 O'Clock High), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1961-03-17 Andrew Paul, English actor
  • 1961-03-20 John Clark Gable, American actor (Bad Jim), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-03-25 John Stockwell, actor (Born to Ride, City Limits), born in Galveston, Texas
  • 1961-03-25 Fred Goss, American actor, comedian, and writer (Sons and Daughters), born in Orchard Lake Village, Michigan
  • 1961-03-26 Billy Warlock, American actor (Baywatch), born in Hawthorne, California
  • 1961-04-02 Christopher Meloni, American actor (Law & Order), born in Washington, D.C.

Person of interestEddie Murphy

1961-04-03 Eddie Murphy, American actor (SNL, 48 Hours, Beverly Hills Cop, Raw), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1961-04-10 Jeb Stuart Adams, American actor (Flowers in the Attic), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1961-04-11 Vincent Gallo, American actor, director, writer (Buffalo '66, The Brown Bunny), born in Buffalo, New York

Person of interestRobert Carlyle

1961-04-14 Robert Carlyle, British actor (Trainspotting, The Full Monty), born in Glasgow, Scotland

  • 1961-04-20 Konstantin Lavronenko, Russian actor (Vozvrashcheniye), born in Rostov-on-Don, Russia
  • 1961-04-20 Nicholas Lyndhurst, English actor (Only Fools and Horses, Goodnight Sweetheart), born in Emsworth, England
  • 1961-04-23 George Lopez, Mexican-American actor and comedian, born in Mission Hills, Los Angeles
  • 1961-04-29 Fumihiko Tachiki, Japanese seiyū (voice actor), born in Nagasaki, Japan
  • 1961-05-06 Clay O'Brien, actor (Weedy-Cowboys), born in Ray, Arizona

Person of interestGeorge Clooney

1961-05-06 George Clooney, American actor (ER, Batman, The Descendants), born in Lexington, Kentucky

  • 1961-05-12 Bruce McCulloch, Canadian actor (The Kids in the Hall), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1961-05-14 Tim Roth, British actor (Reservoir Dogs; Vincent & Theo; The Hateful Eight), born in Dulwich, London, England
  • 1961-05-16 Kevin McDonald, Canadian comedian and actor
  • 1961-05-27 Peri Gilpin, actor (Roz Doyle-Frasier), born in Waco, Texas
  • 1961-05-28 Roland Gift, British pop-rock singer (Fine Young Cannibals - "She Drives Me Crazy"), and actor, born in Sparkhill, Birmingham, England
  • 1961-05-30 Ralph Carter, American actor (Michael Evans-Good Times), born in NYC, New York
  • 1961-06-01 (Marcus) "Mark" Curry, American comedian and actor (Hangin' With Mr. Cooper), born in Oakland, California
  • 1961-06-02 Liam Cunningham, Irish actor (Game of Thrones), born in Dublin, Ireland

Person of interestMichael J. Fox

1961-06-09 Michael J. Fox, Canadian actor, author, comedian and activist (Family Ties; Back To The Future; Teen Wolf), born in Edmonton, Alberta

  • 1961-06-24 Iain Glen, Scottish actor (Game of Thrones, Resident Evil), born in Edinburgh, Scotland

Person of interestRicky Gervais

1961-06-25 Ricky Gervais, English actor and comedian (The Office), born in Reading, England

Comedian Ricky Gervais
Comedian
Ricky Gervais
  • 1961-06-27 Tim Whitnall, English actor (Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story), born in Canvey Island, Essex, England
  • 1961-07-02 James McNichol, actor (Fitzpatricks, California Fever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-07-02 Michael Lindsay, Voice actor

Person of interestToby Keith

1961-07-08 Toby Keith [Coval], American country singer ("Should've Been A Cowboy"; "She Never Cried In Front Of Me"), and actor (Broken Bridges), born in Clinton, Oklahoma

Country Singer and Actor Toby Keith
Country Singer and Actor
Toby Keith
  • 1961-07-10 Jacky Cheung, Hong Kong singer and actor (Bullet in the Head), born in Hong Kong
  • 1961-07-14 Jackie Earle Haley, American actor (Breaking Away), born in Northridge, California

Person of interestForest Whitaker

1961-07-15 Forest Whitaker, actor and director (The Last King of Scotland, Platoon), born in Longview, Texas

  • 1961-07-17 Jonathan Potts, Canadian actor, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1961-07-19 Campbell Scott, American actor, director and producer (Saint Ralph, Big Night), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestWoody Harrelson

1961-07-23 Woody Harrelson, American actor (Woody Boyd in Cheers), born in Midland, Texas

Person of interestLaurence Fishburne

1961-07-30 Laurence Fishburne, American actor (The Matrix, CSI, Apocalypse Now), born in Augusta, Georgia

  • 1961-08-01 Mark "Red" Mitchell, American actor (JFK; 8 Seconds; I Want to Live), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1994)
  • 1961-08-13 Sunil Shetty, Indian actor and producer (Khel – No Ordinary Game), born in Mulki, Mysore State, India
  • 1961-08-18 John Viscardi, American actor (Father Tony-One Life to Live), born in New York City, New York
  • 1961-08-24 Jared Harris, Irish-British actor (Valery Legasov-Chernobyl), born in Hammersmith, London
  • 1961-08-27 Mark Curry, British stage and screen actor, and television and radio presenter, born in Stafford, England
  • 1961-09-02 Anthony Wong [Chau-sang], Hong Kong actor (The Untold Story), born in Hong Kong
  • 1961-09-04 Kevin Kennedy, English actor, born in Wythenshawe, United Kingdom

Person of interestJames Gandolfini

1961-09-18 James Gandolfini, American actor (The Sopranos), born in Westwood, New Jersey (d. 2013)

  • 1961-09-23 Kenneth "Chi" McBride, American actor, born in Chicago Illinois
  • 1961-09-27 Andy Lau, Hong Kong actor and singer (Internal Affairs), born in Hong Kong
  • 1961-09-28 Michael-James Wixted, actor (Smith Family), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1961-09-30 Eric Stoltz, actor (Anaconda, Pulp Fiction, Mask)
  • 1961-10-04 David W Harper, actor (Jim Bob in The Waltons), born in Abilene, Texas
  • 1961-10-07 Brian Mannix, Australian rock singer (Uncanny X-men - "How Do You Get Your Kicks?"), and actor, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1961-10-16 Randy Vasquez, American actor
  • 1961-10-22 Robert Torti, American actor
  • 1961-10-26 Dylan McDermott, American actor (The Practice, American Horror Story), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1961-11-04 Ralph Macchio, American actor (Karate Kid franchise; My Cousin Vinny; Beer League; Eight is Enough, 1980-81), born in Huntington, New York
  • 1961-11-08 Leif Garrett, American singer and actor (Devil x 5, 3 for the Road), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1961-11-14 D B Sweeney, actor (Cutting Edge, Fire in the Sky, Day in October)
  • 1961-11-14 Gordon Jennison Noice, American actor
  • 1961-11-16 Bruno Amato American actor
  • 1961-11-27 Steve Oedekerk, American film director, actor and comedian, born in Los Angeles. California
  • 1961-11-28 Martin Clunes, British actor
  • 1961-11-30 Tony Armatrading, British stage and screen actor (Colour Blind; Notting Hill), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2021)
  • 1961-12-01 Jeremy Northam, English actor (Emma, The Crown), born in Cambridge, England
  • 1961-12-09 Joe Lando, American actor (Byron Sully-Dr Quinn), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-12-09 David Anthony Higgins, American actor (Malcolm in the Middle), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1961-12-20 Mohammad Fouad, Arab singer and actor, born in Ismailia Governorate, Egypt
  • 1961-12-21 Francis Ng, Hong Kong actor (Internal Affairs), born in British Hong Kong
  • 1961-12-26 John Lynch, Irish actor, born in County Armagh, Northern Ireland
  • 1962-01-04 Patrick Cassidy, American actor and composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestJim Carrey

1962-01-17 Jim Carrey, Canadian-American actor (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Dumb & Dumber, The Mask), born in Ontario Canada

Actor and Comedian Jim Carrey
Actor and Comedian
Jim Carrey
  • 1962-01-22 Robert Mailhouse, American actor (Brian-Days of our Life), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1962-01-22 Choi Min-sik, South Korean actor, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1962-01-28 Keith Hamilton Cobb, Tarrytown NY, actor (Noah Keefer-All My Children)

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