Actors in History (Part 9)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 7,011

  • 1902-07-04 Vince Barnett, American actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1977)
  • 1902-07-14 Paul Guilfoyle, American actor and director (The Grapes of Wrath, Curiosity Kills), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1955)
  • 1902-07-15 Raymond Hackett, American husband of Blanche Sweet and actor (Faithless Lover), born in NYC, New York (d. 1958)
  • 1902-07-18 Chill Wills, American singer and actor (Fronteir Circus, Rounders), born in Seagoville Texas (d. 1978)
  • 1902-08-03 Judson Laire, American actor and singer (Papa-Mama, Adm Broadway Revue), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • 1902-08-11 Lloyd Nolan American, actor (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Peyton Place), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1985)
  • 1902-09-03 Mantan Moreland, American actor and comedian (Charlie Chan, Spirit of Youth), born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 1973)
  • 1902-09-07 Roy Barcroft [Howard Ravenscroft], American actor (Oklahoma!, Freckles), born in Crab Orchard, Nebraska (d. 1969)
  • 1902-09-22 John Houseman, Romanian actor (The Paper Chase, Rollerball, The Fog), born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1988)
  • 1902-10-11 Leon Belasco [Leonid Simeonovich Berladsky], Russian actor (Lucky Partners, My Sister Eileen), born in Odessa, Russian Empire (d. 1988)
  • 1902-10-20 Addison Richards, American actor (Pentagon, Fighting Seabees), born in Zanesville, Ohio (d. 1964)
  • 1902-10-31 Eduard Franz, American actor (Zorro), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1983)
  • 1902-11-04 Frank Jenks, American actor (Colonel Flack, Zombies on Broadway), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 1962)
  • 1902-11-19 Trevor Bardette, American actor (Refugee, None Shall Escape), born in Nashville, Arkansas (d. 1977)
  • 1902-11-26 Alberto Morin, Puerto Rican actor (Two Mules for Sister Sara, Rio Grande), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico (d. 1989)
  • 1902-11-28 Victor Jory, Canadian actor (Kings Row, Manhunt), born in Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada (d. 1982)

Person of interestRalph Richardson

1902-12-19 Ralph Richardson, English actor (Anna Karenina, Doctor Zhivago), born in Cheltenham, England (d. 1983)

  • 1902-12-25 Barton Maclane, American actor (The Quaterback, I Dream of Jeannie), born in Columbia, South Carolina (d. 1969)
  • 1903-01-04 Joris Diels, Flemish actor and director (It's a Cruel World, Haagsche Comedy), born in Antwerpen, Belgium (d. 1992)
  • 1903-01-06 Francis L Sullivan, British actor (Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, Missing Rembrandt), born in London, England (d. 1956)
  • 1903-01-06 Stanley Smith, American actor (Honey, King of Jazz, Soup to Nuts), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1974)
  • 1903-01-07 Alan Napier, British actor (The Sword in the Stone, Batman), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1903-01-08 Gene Roth [Eugene Stutenroth], American actor (She Demons, Tormented, The Spider), born in Redfield, South Dakota (d. 1976)
  • 1903-01-17 Warren Hull, American actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World), born in Gasport, New York (d. 1974)
  • 1903-01-20 Leon Ames, American actor (Mister Ed, Father of the Bride), born in Portland, Indiana (d. 1993)
  • 1903-02-02 Frank McGrath, American actor (The Reluctant Astronaut, Wagon Train), born in Mound City, Missouri (d. 1967)
  • 1903-02-11 Rex Lease, American actor (Fast Bullets, Sunny Skies, Custer's Last Stand), born in Central City, West Virginia (d. 1966)
  • 1903-02-14 Stuart "Stu" Erwin, American actor (The Stu Erwin Show), born in Squaw Valley, California (d. 1967)
  • 1903-02-27 Reginald Gardiner, British actor (The Flying Deuces, The Great Dictator), born in London, England (d. 1980)
  • 1903-03-16 Morgan Conway, American actor (Dick Tracy, Brother Orchid), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1981)
  • 1903-03-20 Edgar Buchanan, American actor (Petticoat Junction), born in Humansville, Missouri (d. 1979)
  • 1903-03-24 Patrick Ludlow, British actor (Naughty Husbands, Evergreen and Modesty Blaise), born in Kensington, London, England (d. 1996)
  • 1903-03-28 Charles Starrett, American actor (The Mask of Fu Manchu, Bonanza Town), born in Athol, Massachusetts (d. 1986)
  • 1903-04-07 Willi Forst, Austrian actor and director (Bel Amis, Operette, Vienna Blood), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1980)
  • 1903-04-09 Ward Bond, American actor (Wagon Train, It's a Wonderful Life), born in Benkelman, Nebraska (d. 1960)
  • 1903-04-13 Rex Evans, British actor (Frankenstein meets the Wolfman, Zara, Matchmaker), born in Southport, Sefton, England (d. 1969)
  • 1903-04-15 John Williams, British actor (Family Affair, Dial M for Murder), born in Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire, England (d. 1983)
  • 1903-04-17 Louis Jean Heydt, American actor (Waterfront, Gone with the Wind, The Great McGinty), born in Montclair, New Jersey (d. 1960)
  • 1903-04-18 Leonid Kinskey, Russian actor (Casablanca, Duck Soup), born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1998)

Person of interestBing Crosby

1903-05-03 Bing Crosby [Harry Lillis Crosby], American actor and singer (White Christmas, Going My Way), born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 1977)

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • 1903-05-04 Luther Adler, American actor (D.O.A., The Desert Fox), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)
  • 1903-05-08 Fernandel [Fernand Contandin], French actor (The Little World of Don Camillo), born in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France (d. 1971)
  • 1903-05-12 Wilfrid Hyde-White, British actor (My Fair Lady, Peyton Place), born in Gloucestershire, England (d. 1991)
  • 1903-05-13 Paul Page, American actor (Girl From Havana, Moth), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1974)
  • 1903-05-18 George E Stone, Polish actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile, 5 Star Final, Front Page), born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1967)
  • 1903-06-03 Eddie Acuff, American actor (Guns of the Pecos, Phantom Creeps, Outer Gate), (d. 1956)
  • 1903-06-08 Ronald Shiner, British actor (Dry Rot, Carry on Admiral, Keep it Clean, Aunt Clara), born in London, England (d. 1966)
  • 1903-06-10 Clyde Beatty, American animal trainer and actor (Africa Screams, The Big Cage), born in Bainbridge, Ross County, Ohio (d. 1965)
  • 1903-06-10 Theo Lingen, German director and actor (M, Charm of La Boheme), born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1978)
  • 1903-07-27 Nikolai Cherkasov, Russian actor (Ivan the Terrible), born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1966)
  • 1903-08-09 Tom Tyler [Vincent Markowsky], American actor (Stagecoach, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon), born in Port Henry, New York (d. 1954)
  • 1903-08-13 Wilton Graff, American actor (Bloodlust, Just Before Dawn), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1969)
  • 1903-08-14 Millard Mitchell, Cuban actor (12 O'Clock High, Gunfighter), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1963)
  • 1903-08-19 Claude Dauphin, French actor (Barbarella, April in Paris, Deported), born in Corbeil-Essonnes, Essonne, France (d. 1978)
  • 1903-10-01 George Coulouris, British actor (Runaway Bus), born in Manchester, England (d. 1989)
  • 1903-10-16 Rex Bell [George Francis Beldam], American cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns) and 21st Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1962)
  • 1903-10-19 Tor Johnson [Tore Johansson], Swedish wrestler and actor (Bride of the Monster), born in Kalmar län, Sweden (d. 1971)
  • 1903-10-20 John Lodge, American actor (Witchmaker) and politician (79th Governor of Connecticut), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1985)
  • 1903-11-01 Max Adrian, Irish actor (Devils, Music Lover), born in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh (d. 1973)
  • 1903-11-07 Dean Jagger, American actor (White Christmas, Vanishing Point), born in Lima, Ohio (d. 1991)
  • 1903-11-12 Jack Oakie, American actor (The Great Dictator, 1974 Photoplay Award), born in Sedalia, Missouri (d. 1978)
  • 1903-12-10 George J Lewis, Mexican-born actor (Don-Zorro), born in Guadalajara, Mexico (d. 1995)
  • 1903-12-16 Hardie Albright, American actor (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1975)
  • 1903-12-17 Ray Noble, English bandleader, comedian and actor (The Very Thought of You), born in Brighton, Sussex, England (d. 1978)
  • 1903-12-25 J Edward Bromberg, Hungarian actor (The Mark of Zorro, Under 2 Flags), born in Temesvár, Austria-Hungary (d. 1951)
  • 1903-12-26 Elisha Cook Jr, American actor (Maltese Falcon, Shane, Magnum PI), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1995)
  • 1904-01-10 Ray Bolger, American actor and dancer (Wizard of Oz), born in Dorchester, Massachusetts (d. 1987)
  • 1904-01-18 Cary Grant [Archibald Alexander Leach], British-born American actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest), born in Horfield, Bristol, England (d. 1986)
  • 1904-01-21 Joseph Ford McGuinn, American director and actor (Dick Tracy's G-Men), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1971)
  • 1904-01-26 Douglas Evans, American actor (At War with the Army, South Pacific Trail), born in Madison, Virginia (d. 1968)
  • 1904-02-10 John Farrow, Australian director and actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1963)
  • 1904-02-16 James Baskett, American actor (Song of the South) 1st African American male to receive an Oscar, born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1948)
  • 1904-02-20 Bramwell Fletcher, British actor (White Cargo, Random Harvest, The Mummy), born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England (d. 1988)
  • 1904-02-27 Renaat Verheijen, Flemish actor and director (Innocent Heart), born in Belgium (d. 1930)
  • 1904-03-01 Paul Hartman, American actor (Petticoat Junction, Inherit the Wind), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1973)
  • 1904-03-04 Joseph Schmidt, Austrian-Hungarian tenor and actor (Der Liebesexpreß, A Star Fell from Heaven), born in Storozhynets , Austria-Hungary (d. 1942)
  • 1904-03-04 Chief Tahachee [Jeff Davis Tahchee Cypert], Cherokee stage and film actor, born in James Mill, Arkansas (d. 1978)
  • 1904-03-06 Hugh Williams, British dramatist, actor and writer (Wuthering Heights, Bank Holiday), born in East Sussex, England (d. 1969)
  • 1904-03-06 Chris Baay, Dutch actor (Tomorrow It Will Be Better, Klatergoud, Surprise Raid), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1991)
  • 1904-03-15 George Brent, American actor (42nd St, Jezebel), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1979)
  • 1904-03-15 J Pat O'Malley, Irish-British actor (101 Dalmatians, The Jungle Book), born in Burnley, England (d. 1985)
  • 1904-03-16 Clive Morton, British actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Moonraker), born in London, England (d. 1975)
  • 1904-03-24 Martin Kosleck, German actor (Pursuit to Algiers, Agent for H.A.R.M.), born in Barkotzen, Pomerania, Germany (d. 1994)
  • 1904-04-09 Lyle Latell, American actor (Not of the Earth, Dick Tracy's Dilemma, Sky Dragon), born in Alma, Iowa (d. 1967)
  • 1904-04-10 Nick Stuart, Romanian-born American bandleader and actor (Secrets of Chinatown), born in Abrudbánya, Alsó-Fehér County, Austria-Hungary (d. 1973)
  • 1904-04-11 Paul McGrath, American actor (Witness, No Time for Love), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1978)

Person of interestJohn Gielgud

1904-04-14 Sir John Gielgud, British stage and screen actor and director (Arthur, Hamlet, Ages of Man), born in London, England (d. 2000)

  • 1904-04-20 Bruce Cabot, American actor (Diamonds are Forever, King Kong), born in Carlsbad, New Mexico (d. 1972)
  • 1904-04-23 Duncan Renaldo, Spanish actor (The Cisco Kid, The Gay Amigo), born in Oancea, Romania (d. 1980)
  • 1904-04-23 Leslie French, British actor and singer (Death in Venice, More than a Miracle), born in Bromley, Kent, England (d. 1999)
  • 1904-05-03 John Breeden, American actor (Salute, Madame Racketeer, Joy Street), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1977)
  • 1904-05-06 Raymond Bailey, American actor (Vertigo, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Incredible Shrinking Man), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1980)
  • 1904-05-17 Jean Gabin, French actor (Moulin Rouge, La Grande Illusion), born in Paris, France (d. 1976)
  • 1904-05-19 Anthony Bushell, British actor (Journey's End, A Night to Remember), born in Kent, England (d. 1997)
  • 1904-05-20 Russell Hardie, American actor (Sequoia, In Old Kentucky), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1973)
  • 1904-05-21 Robert Montgomery, American actor and director (Robert Montgomery Presents, Earl of Chicago, Yellow Jack), born in Fishkill Landing, New York (d. 1981)
  • 1904-05-29 Ronald Russell, British journalist, author and Conservative politician, born in Seahouses, Northumberland (d. 1974)
  • 1904-06-02 Johnny Weissmuller [Peter Johann Weißmüller], Hungarian actor (Tarzan) and 100m swimmer (Olympic 5 gold-1924, 28), born in Freidorf, Hungary, Austria-Hungary (d. 1984)
  • 1904-06-14 Gilbert "Gil" Lamb, American actor (Hit Parade of 1947, Riding High), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1995)
  • 1904-06-17 Ralph Bellamy, American actor (Rosemary's Baby, His Girl Friday, Trading Places), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 801 - 900 of 3,612

  • 1970-04-10 Charles Paton, British actor (Freedom of the Seas), dies of a heart attack at 96
  • 1970-04-27 Arthur Shields, Irish actor (River, Enchanted Island), dies at 73
  • 1970-04-28 Ed Begley, American actor (12 Angry Men, The Unsinkable Molly Brown), dies at 69
  • 1970-05-21 Vinton Hayworth, actor (Gen Schaeffer-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 63
  • 1970-06-04 Sonny Tufts [Bowen Charleton Tufts III], American actor (The Seven Year Itch, Variety Girl), dies from pneumonia at 58
  • 1970-06-11 Frank Silvera, Jamaican-American actor (High Chaparral, Killer's Kiss, Fear and Desire), accidentally electrocutes himself at 55
  • 1970-07-14 Preston S Foster, actor (Waterfront, Gunslinger), dies at 69
  • 1970-07-17 Juano Hernandez, actor (St Louis Blues, Two Loves), dies at 74
  • 1970-07-26 Claud Allister, British actor (Kiss Me Kate, Quartet, Bulldog Drummond), dies at 81
  • 1970-08-30 Del Moore, American comedian and actor (Cal-Bachelor Father), dies at 53
  • 1970-09-11 Chester Morris, American actor (Diagnosis: Unknown), dies at 69
  • 1970-09-23 Bourvil [André Robert Raimbourg], French actor and singer (Le Corniaud, La Grande Vadrouille), dies of Kahler's syndrome at 53
  • 1970-09-29 Edward Everett Horton, American actor and narrator (Bulwinkle Show), dies at 84
  • 1970-09-30 Patrick Aherne, British actor (Green Dolphin Street, Rocketship X-M, The Court Jester), dies at 69
  • 1970-10-08 Mitr Chaibancha, Thai film actor (b. 1934)
  • 1970-10-20 Patrick Wymark [Cheeseman], British actor (Skull, Tomb of Ligeia), dies of a heart attack at 44
  • 1970-11-17 Naunton Wayne, Welsh actor (Quartet, Hidden Room, Double Confession), dies at 69
  • 1970-12-23 Charlie Ruggles, American actor (Bringing Up Baby, The Patchwork Girl of Oz), dies at 84
  • 1971-01-07 Richard "Dick" Kollmar, American actor (Broadway Spotlight, Guess What), dies from complications from a blood clotting disorder at 60
  • 1971-01-15 John Dall, actor (Corn is Green, Rope), dies of heart attack at 50
  • 1971-01-16 Kermit Maynard, American cowboy actor (Valley of Terror, Saturday Roundup), dies at 73
  • 1971-01-20 Broncho Billy Anderson, American actor and the 1st cowboy in a movie (The Great Train, The Lucky Dog), dies at 88
  • 1971-02-03 Jay C Flippen, American actor (Jet Pilot, The Killing, Thunder Bay), dies at 71
  • 1971-02-12 George Shelton, actor (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 86
  • 1971-02-17 Teddy Hart, American actor (After the Thin Man, 3 Men on a Horse), dies at 73
  • 1971-02-22 Barry Macollum, actor (On the Waterfront), dies at 81
  • 1971-02-22 Matt McHugh, American actor (Taxi, Freaks, Barbary Coast, Innocent Affair), dies at 77
  • 1971-02-26 Fernandel [Fernand Contandin], French actor (The Little World of Don Camillo), dies of lung cancer at 67
  • 1971-02-26 Tullio Carminati, Austrian actor (War and Peace, Roman Holiday), dies at 76
  • 1971-03-08 Harold Lloyd sr, American silent film actor, comedian, and director (Why Worry, Safety Last!), dies of cancer at 77
  • 1971-03-30 Selmer Jackson, American actor (The Grapes of Wrath, Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies at 82
  • 1971-04-20 Cecil Parker, British actor (The Lady Vanishes, Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities), dies at 73
  • 1971-04-21 Edmund Lowe, American actor (Black Sheep, Good Sam, Dillinger, Hot Pepper), dies at 81
  • 1971-05-04 Louis de Bree [Louis Davids], actor (De man zonder hart, The Cross-Patch, Bluejackets), dies at 87
  • 1971-05-12 Tor Johnson [Tore Johansson], Swedish wrestler and actor (Bride of the Monster), dies at 67
  • 1971-05-15 Sir Tyrone Guthrie, British actor, producer, writer and director, dies at 70
  • 1971-05-21 Dennis King, English actor (Devil's Brother), dies of heart ailment at 73
  • 1971-05-25 Terence De Marney, British actor (Lorna Doone, Doctor Who, The Immortal Gentleman), dies after accidentally falling under a subway at 63
  • 1971-05-26 John Longden, actor (Man From Interpol), dies at 70
  • 1971-05-27 Chips Rafferty [John William Pilbean Goffage], Australian actor (Wake in Fright, Desert Rats), dies from a heart attack at 62
  • 1971-05-28 Audie Murphy, American actor (Whispering Smiths), dies of plane crash at 45
  • 1971-05-28 Jean Vilar, French stage and film actor and director (Théâtre National Populaire), dies at 59
  • 1971-05-30 Audie Murphy, most decorated American WW II hero/actor (Sierra), killed in plane crash at 46
  • 1971-05-30 Rodd Redwing, actor (Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory), dies at 66
  • 1971-06-09 Harold Lloyd Jr, American actor, singer and son of famous silent film actor Harold Lloyd sr (Frankenstein's Daughter), dies of a cerebral haemorrhage at 40
  • 1971-06-10 Michael Rennie, English actor (Day the Earth Stood Still), dies at 61
  • 1971-06-18 Thomas Gomez, American actor (Force of Evil, Key Largo, Kim, Sellout), dies after a car accident at 65
  • 1971-06-24 Jack Good, actor (Father Goose), dies
  • 1971-07-15 Guy Wilkerson, American actor (Dead or Alive, West of Texas, Shootin' Iron), dies of cancer at 71
  • 1971-07-23 Van Heflin [Emmett Evan Heflin Jr], American actor (Great Adventure, Madame Bovary), dies from a heart attack at 60

Person of interestPaul Lukas

1971-08-15 Paul Lukas, Hungarian actor (Kim, Berlin Express), dies of heart failure at 76

Actor Paul Lukas
Actor
Paul Lukas
  • 1971-08-17 Horace McMahon, American actor (Detective Story, Martin Kane Private Eye), dies from a heart ailment at 65
  • 1971-08-23 Oliver McGowan, American actor (Banning, Stagecoach), dies at 64
  • 1971-09-03 Dave Street [Patrick Devlin], American actor and singer (Moonrise, I Surrender Dear, Broadway Open House), dies of cancer at 53
  • 1971-09-11 Percy Helton, American actor (Jail Busters, Harbor of Missing Men), dies at 77
  • 1971-09-20 James Westerfield, American actor (Jungle Heat, Lucky Johnny), dies from a heart attack at 59
  • 1971-09-22 Joseph Ford McGuinn, American director and actor (Dick Tracy's G-Men), dies of heart attack at 67
  • 1971-09-23 Billy Gilbert, American actor (Great Dictator, His Gal Friday), dies at 77
  • 1971-10-04 Edit Angold, German actress (Suspense, Molly, Blue Angel), dies at 76
  • 1971-10-08 Christopher Dark [Alfred Francis DeLeo], American actor, (World Without End, The Time Tunnel), dies of a heart attack at 51
  • 1971-10-11 Chester Conklin, American actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed), dies at 85
  • 1971-10-21 Raymond Hatton, American actor (Girls in Prison, Lady Killer), dies of heart attack at 84
  • 1971-10-25 Albert van Dalsum, Dutch actor and director (Wilton's Zoo, Little Rascal), dies at 82
  • 1971-10-26 Vincent Coleman, American actor (For the Freedom of Ireland, Salome), dies at 71
  • 1971-11-09 Maude Fealy, American actor and drama coach (The Ten Commandments), dies at 88
  • 1971-11-16 Charlie Dell, American actor and comedian (Pickle in the Middle), dies at 90
  • 1971-11-17 Melville Cooper, actor (Diane, Bundle of Joy), dies of cancer at 75
  • 1971-11-22 Walter Sande, American actor (To Have and Have Not), dies of heart attack at 65
  • 1971-11-25 Hank Mann, American actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road), dies at 84
  • 1971-12-05 Hugh Wakefield, British actor (The Man Who Knew Too Much, Blithe Spirit), dies at 83
  • 1971-12-12 Frank Wolff, actor (Erotic Illusion, Last Gun), commits suicide at 43
  • 1971-12-26 Robert Lowery, actor (Circus Boy, Pistols 'n' Petticoats), dies at 57
  • 1971-12-29 Stuart Holmes, American actor (Life's Shop Window, Prisoner of Zenda), dies of stomach ailment at 87
  • 1971-12-31 Peter Deuel, actor (Gidget, Love on a Rooftop), commits suicide at 31
  • 1971-12-31 Pete Duel American actor (b. 1940)
  • 1972-01-01 Maurice A Chevalier, French actor and singer (Can Can, Gigi), dies at 83
  • 1972-01-08 Wesley Ruggles, American actor, producer and director (I'm No Angel, Arizona, Too Many Husbands), dies at 82
  • 1972-01-24 Jerome Cowan, American actor (Blondie, Tab Hunter Show), dies at 74
  • 1972-02-03 John Litel, American actor (Jezebel, Virginia City, My Hero), dies at 79
  • 1972-02-20 Walter Winchell, writer/actor (Dondi, Love & Hisses), dies at 74
  • 1972-03-30 Peter Whitney, actor (Rough Riders), dies at 55
  • 1972-04-05 Brian Donlevy, American actor (Barbary Coast, Glass Key, Wake Island), dies at 71
  • 1972-04-07 Victor Wong, American actor (Mission to Moscow, War Correspondent, King Kong), dies at 65
  • 1972-04-25 George Sanders, Russian actor (All About Eve-Academy Award 1950), commits suicide at 65
  • 1972-05-03 Bruce Cabot, actor (Diamonds are Forever), dies at 68
  • 1972-05-13 Dan Blocker, American actor (Tiny-Cimarron City, Hoss-Bonanza), dies of a pulmonary embolism at 43
  • 1972-05-15 Nigel Green, South African-born British character actor (Zulu, Skull, Tobruk, Ipcress File), dies of an accidental barbiturate overdose at 47
  • 1972-05-24 Gavin Muir, American actor (Mary of Scotland, Johnny Trouble), dies at 71
  • 1972-05-24 Ismail Yasseen, Egyptian comedian and actor (Isamil Yassine as Tarzan, Ibn Hamidu), dies of a heart attack at 59
  • 1972-07-06 Brandon De Wilde, actor (Jamie), dies at 30 in a car crash
  • 1972-08-05 Frederic Tozere, actor (Mr Phillips-Stanley), dies at 71
  • 1972-08-08 Andrea Feldman, American actor (b. 1948)
  • 1972-08-14 Oscar Levant, American actor (An American in Paris, Dance of Life), dies at 65
  • 1972-08-14 Pierre Brasseur [Espinasse], French actor (Eyes Without a Face, Children of Paradise), dies from a heart attack at 66
  • 1972-09-17 Akim Tamiroff, Armenian-Russian actor (Touch of Evil, For Whom the Bell Tolls), dies at 72
  • 1972-09-23 Carl Frank, actor (Uncle Gunnar-Mama), dies at 63
  • 1972-09-26 Charles J Correll, actor/voice (Calvin & the Colonel), dies at 82
  • 1972-10-04 Colin Gordon, British actor (The Pink Panther, Casino Royale), dies at 61
  • 1972-10-06 Cliff Hall [Robert Clifford Hall], American actor (At This Moment, Dutch Treat, Crime Photographer), dies at 78
  • 1972-10-16 Leo G Carroll, actor (Topper, Man From Uncle), dies at 80