Actresses in History (Part 15)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1401 - 1,500 of 5,356

  • 1932-02-23 Majel Barrett, American actress and producer (Star Trek), and the widow of Gene Roddenberry, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2008)

Person of interestElizabeth Taylor

1932-02-27 Elizabeth Taylor, English-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian (Father of the Bride, Butterfield 8, Cleopatra), born in London, England (d. 2011)

  • 1932-03-06 Jean Boht, English actress (Bread, Distant Voices, Still Lives), born in Bebington, England
  • 1932-03-11 Valerie French, British actress (Jubal), born in London, England (d. 1990)
  • 1932-04-01 Debbie Reynolds, American actress (Kathy Selden-Singin' in the Rain, The Unsinkable Molly Brown), born in El Paso, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1932-04-10 Delphine Seyrig, French actress (Freak Orlando, Reperages), born in Beirut Lebanon (d. 1990)
  • 1932-04-21 Elaine May, American comedienne, writer and actress (New Leaf, Primary Colors), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1932-04-27 Anouk Aimée, French actress (A Man and A Woman), born in Paris
  • 1932-05-08 Phyllida Law, Scottish actress (Much Ado About Nothing, The Time Machine), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1932-05-09 Geraldine McEwan, British actress (Agatha Christie's Miss Marple), born in Old Windsor Berkshire (d. 2015)
  • 1932-05-10 Francoise Fabian, French actress (Happy New Year), born in Algiers, French Algeria
  • 1932-06-06 Billie Whitelaw, British actress (Omen, Adding Machine), born in Coventry, Warwickshire (d. 2014)
  • 1932-06-19 Marisa Pavan, Italian actress (Solomon & Sheba, Rose Tattoo), born in Cagliari, Sardinia
  • 1932-06-19 Pier Angeli [Anna Maria Pierangeli], Italian actress (Sodom & Gomorrah, Vintage, Battle of the Bulge), born in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (d. 1971)
  • 1932-06-22 Prunella Scales, British actress (Fawlty Towers, A Question of Attribution), born in Sutton Abinger, Surrey
  • 1932-06-27 Magali Noël [Guiffray], French actress and singer, born in Izmir, Turkey (d. 2015)
  • 1932-07-06 Della Reese [Delloreese Patricia Early], American singer and actress (Della Reese Show, Royal Family), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2017)
  • 1932-07-15 Nina Van Pallandt, Danish actress and singer (American Gigolo), born in Copenhagen Denmark
  • 1932-07-16 Milly Vitale, Italian actress (7 Little Foys, War & Peace, Juggler), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2006)
  • 1932-08-01 Meena Kumari, Indian film actress (Parineeta), born in Dadar, Mumbai, India (d. 1972)
  • 1932-08-06 Anneli Sauli [Savolainen], Finnish actress (Milkmaid), born in Pyhäjoki, Finland
  • 1932-09-03 Eileen Brennan, American actress (Laugh-In, Pvt Benjamin), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • 1932-09-16 Joan Tabor, American actress (Teenage Millionaire), born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (d. 1968)
  • 1932-10-04 Felicia Farr [Olive Dines], American model and actress (Charley Varrick, Kotch), born in Westchester, New York
  • 1932-10-09 Judy Tyler [Judith Mae Hess], American actress (Jailhouse Rock, Bop Girl Goes Calypso) and Miss Stardust (1949), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1957)
  • 1932-10-13 Liliane Montevecchi, French-Italian actress, dancer, and singer (Nine, Grand Hotel), born in Paris, France (d. 2018)
  • 1932-10-23 Dimitra Arliss [Arlys], American actress (Rich Man Poor Man II, The Sting), born in Lorain, Ohio (d. 2012)
  • 1932-10-28 Suzy Parker, American model and actress (Chamber of Horrors), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2003)
  • 1932-11-08 Stephane Audran, French actress (Just Before Nightfall), born in Versailles, France (d. 2018)
  • 1932-11-29 Diane Ladd, American actress (Chinatown, Wild Angels, Wild at Heart), born in Meridian, Mississippi

Person of interestEllen Burstyn

1932-12-07 Ellen Burstyn, American actress (Exorcist, Alice Doesn't Live Here), born in Detroit, Michigan

Actress Ellen Burstyn
Actress
Ellen Burstyn
  • 1932-12-28 Nichelle Nichols, American actress and singer (Uhura in Star Trek), born in Robbins, Illinois
  • 1932-12-29 Inga Swenson, American actress (Gretchen-Benson), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1933-01-17 Dalida [Yolande Christina Gigliotti], French-Italian actress (The Sixth Day), singer (Bambino), and Miss Egypt 1954, born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 1987)
  • 1933-01-17 Sheree North [Dawn Bethel], American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2005)
  • 1933-01-23 Chita Rivera, American actress (West Side Story, Sweet Charity), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1933-02-13 Caroline Blakiston, actress (At Bertram's Hotel)
  • 1933-02-13 Kim Novak, [Marilyn], American actress (Vertigo, Of Human Bondage), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1933-02-14 Madhubala [Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi], Indian actress regarded as "The Venus of Indian Cinema", born in Delhi, India (d. 1969)
  • 1933-02-18 Mary Ure, Scottish actress (Reflection of Fear, Windom's Way) (d. 1975), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1933-03-01 Joan Hackett, NY, actress (Will Penny, One Stone Pony)
  • 1933-03-12 Barbara Feldon, American actress (Agent 99-Get Smart), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1933-03-19 Renee Taylor [Wexler], American actress (Jack Paar Show, Mary Hartman, The Nanny), born in NYC, New York
  • 1933-03-23 Monique van Vooren, Belgian actress (Andy Warhol's Frankenstein)
  • 1933-03-31 Shirley Jones, American actress (Partridge Family, Elmer Gantry), born in Smithton, Pennsylvania
  • 1933-04-13 Shani Wallis, Irish-American singer and actress (Oliver), born in Tottenham, Middlesex, England

Person of interestElizabeth Montgomery

1933-04-15 Elizabeth Montgomery, American actress (Samantha/Serena-Bewitched), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1995)

  • 1933-04-16 Joan Bakewell, British broadcaster and actress (Cold Comfort Farm), born in Stockport, England
  • 1933-04-19 Jayne Mansfield [Vera Jane Palmer], American actress (The Girl Can't Help It), born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • 1933-04-24 Claire Davenport, English actress (The Elephant Man), born in Sale, Cheshire, England (d. 2002)
  • 1933-04-26 Carol Burnett, American comedian and actress (Annie, 4 Seasons), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1933-05-07 Nexhmije Pagarusha, Albanian singer ‘the Nightingale of Kosovo’ and actress, born near Malishevë, Kosovo (d. 2020)
  • 1933-05-20 Constance Towers, actress (Capitol, Shock Corrider, Naked Kiss)
  • 1933-05-23 Joan Henrietta Collins, actress (Alexis-Dynasty, Bitch), born in London, England

Person of interestJoan Rivers

1933-06-08 Joan Rivers, American comedian and actress (Late Show, Hollywood Squares), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)

Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host
Joan Rivers
  • 1933-06-20 Brett Halsey, actress (Paul-Follow the Sun), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1933-06-30 Lea Massari, Italian actress (Anna-L'avventura), born in Rome, Lazio, Italy
  • 1933-07-13 Patsy Byrne, English actress (Stealing Heaven, Blackadder II), born in Ashford, (d. 2014)
  • 1933-07-20 Aliki Vouyouklaki, actress (Madalena)
  • 1933-08-05 Joan Weldon, American actress (So This is Love, Them), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1933-08-13 Madhur Jaffrey, Indian cookbook writer and actress (Shakespeare Wallah), born in Delhi, British India
  • 1933-08-15 Lori Nelson, American actress (Greta-How to Marry a Millionaire), Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • 1933-08-16 Julie Newmar, actress (Catwoman-Batman, Living Doll), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1933-08-19 Debra Paget [Debralee Griffin], American actress (Love Me Tender), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1933-08-22 Sylva Koscina, Italian actress (Jessica, Hercules), born in Split, Dalmatia, Yugoslavia (d. 1994)
  • 1933-09-12 Tatiana Doronina, Russian actress, born in St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 1933-09-13 Eileen Fulton, American actress (Our Private World), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • 1933-09-14 Zoe Caldwell, Australian actress (Prime of Miss Jean Brodie), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 1933-09-17 Pat Crowley, American actress (Money from Home, There's Always Tomorrow, Please Don't Eat the Daisies), born in Olyphant, Pennsylvania
  • 1933-09-26 Donna Douglas, American actress (Elly May Clampett-The Beverly Hillbillies), born in Pride, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • 1933-09-27 Kathleen Nolan, American actress (Real McCoys, Janie, Broadside), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1933-10-05 Diane Cilento, Australian actress (Agony & Ecstasy, Wicker Man), born in Brisbane, Queensland (d. 2011)
  • 1933-10-10 Daniel Massey, English actor (Vault of Horror), born in London, England (d. 1998)
  • 1933-10-21 Georgia Brown, [Lillian Getel], actress (Study in Terror, Fixer)
  • 1933-11-03 Aneta Corsaut, Jutchinson Ks, actress (Helen Crump-Andy Griffith)
  • 1933-11-13 Adrienne Corri, actress (River, Doctor Zhivago), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2016)
  • 1933-11-15 Barbara Carson, actress (Comedy Tonight, Carter Country), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1933-11-25 Kathryn Grant Crosby, actress (Mr Cory, Big Circus), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1933-11-28 Hope Lange, American actress (Peyton Place, The Ghost & Mrs Muir), born in Redding, Connecticut (d. 2003)
  • 1933-12-19 Cicely Tyson, Harlem actress (Roots, Miss Jane Pittman), born in NYC, New York
  • 1934-01-06 Sylvia Syms, English actress (Asylum, Moonraker, Shirley Valentine), born in Woolwich, London
  • 1934-01-21 Audrey Dalton, Irish actress
  • 1934-01-25 Elizabeth Allen, American actress (Laura-Bracken's World), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1934-01-30 Tammy Grimes, American actress (Unsinkable Molly Brown), born in Lynn, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • 1934-02-11 Tina Louise, American actress (Ginger-Gilligan's Island, Julie-Dallas), born in NYC, New York
  • 1934-02-12 Annette Crosbie, British(?) actress
  • 1934-02-14 Florence Henderson, American actress and singer (Carol in The Brady Bunch), born in Dale, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • 1934-02-21 Rue McClanahan, Healdton Oklahoma, actress (Maude, Golden Girls)
  • 1934-02-23 Linda Cristal, Argentinian actress (High Chapparal), born in Buenos Aires, Brazil (d. 2020)
  • 1934-03-03 Gia Scala, Italian actress (Angry Hills, Don't Go Near the Water)
  • 1934-03-04 Barbara McNair, singer/actress (Barbara McNair Show), born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • 1934-03-04 Anne Haney, American actress (Mrs. Sellner in Mrs. Doubtfire, Greta the secretary in Liar Liar), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2001)
  • 1934-03-09 Joyce Van Patten, American actress (Good Guys, Don Rickles Show), born in Queens, New York
  • 1934-03-22 May Britt, Swedish actress (Young Lions)/wife of Sammy Davis Jr

Person of interestShirley MacLaine

1934-04-24 Shirley MacLaine, American actress and mystic (Irma la Douce), born in Richmond, Virginia

  • 1934-05-14 Siân Phillips, Welsh actress
  • 1934-05-29 Nanette Newman, English writer and actress (Endless Game, Of Human Bondage), born in Northampton, England
  • 1934-06-08 Millicent Martin, English actress (Alfie, Nothing but the Best), born in Romford, Essex
  • 1934-06-16 Eileen Atkins, actress (Equus, Devil Within Her), born in London, England
  • 1934-06-20 Wendy Craig, English actress (Butterflies), born in Sacriston, England

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1401 - 1,500 of 1,904

  • 2003-03-12 Lynne Thigpen, American actress (b. 1948)
  • 2003-03-15 Dame Thora Hird, British actress, comedian, presenter and writer (Last of the Summer Wine, The Love Match), dies at 91
  • 2003-03-31 Anne Gwynne [Marguerite Gwynne Trice], American model and actress (Ride 'em Cowboy, House of Frankenstein), dies following a stroke at 84
  • 2003-04-15 Erin Fleming, Canadian actress, dies at 61
  • 2003-04-20 Ruth Hale, American playwright and actress (b. 1908)
  • 2003-05-03 Suzy Parker, American model and actress (Chamber of Horrors), dies at 70
  • 2003-05-14 Wendy Hiller, English actress (Major Barbara, David Copperfield), dies at 90
  • 2003-05-24 Rachel Kempson, English actress (b. 1910)
  • 2003-05-28 Martha Scott, American actress (The Ten Commandments, Our Town, Ben-Hur), dies of natural causes at 90
  • 2003-06-19 Laura Sadler, English actress (b. 1980)

Person of interestKatharine Hepburn

2003-06-29 Katharine Hepburn, American actress (Adam's Rib, On Golden Pond), dies of natural causes at 96

  • 2003-08-01 Marie Trintignant, French actress (b. 1962)
  • 2003-08-22 Imperio Argentina, Argentinian singer and actress (b. 1906)
  • 2003-08-27 Jinx Falkenburg [Eugenia], American actress and well-known US cover-girl model throughout 1930s-40s, dies at 84
  • 2003-09-05 Gisele MacKenzie [LaFlèche], Canadian singer and actress (Your Hit Parade), dies at 76
  • 2003-09-08 Jaclyn Linetsky, Canadian voice actress (b. 1986)

Person of interestLeni Riefenstahl

2003-09-08 Leni Riefenstahl [Helene Bertha Amalie], German film director (Triumph of the Will) and actress (Tiefland), dies in her sleep at 101

Film director Leni Riefenstahl
Film director
Leni Riefenstahl
  • 2003-10-03 Florence Stanley, American actress (b. 1924)
  • 2003-10-17 Janice Rule, American actress (Alvarez Kelly, Doctor's Wife), dies at 72
  • 2003-11-12 Penny Singleton, American actress (Blondie) and voice actress (Jane-Jetsons), dies at 95
  • 2003-11-13 Kellie Waymire, American actress (Six Feet Under), dies at 36
  • 2003-11-15 Dorothy Loudon, American actress and singer (Annie), dies of cancer at 78
  • 2003-12-02 Suzanne Cloutier, Canadian film actress (Othello), dies at 80
  • 2003-12-03 Ellen Drew [Esther Loretta Ray], American actress (Isle of Dead, Christmas in July), dies at 88
  • 2003-12-14 Jeanne Crain, American actress (Man Without a Star, Pinky), dies at 78
  • 2003-12-19 Hope Lange, American actress (Peyton Place, The Ghost & Mrs Muir), dies at 70
  • 2003-12-22 Rose Hill, British actress and operatic soprano ('Allo 'Allo!, Nicholas Nickleby, Shot in the Dark), dies at 89
  • 2003-12-30 Anita Mui, Hong Kong Cantopop singer and actress, "Madonna of the East", dies of cancer at 40
  • 2003-12-31 Paula Raymond, American actress and model (The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms), dies at 79
  • 2004-01-02 Doralyn "Lynn" Cartwright, American character actress (A League of Their Own), dies at 76
  • 2004-01-07 Ingrid Thulin, Swedish actress (Cries & Whispers, Damned), dies at 77
  • 2004-01-14 Uta Hagen, German-American actress and theatre practitioner (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), dies at 84
  • 2004-01-22 Ann Miller, American actress and dancer (On the Town), dies at 80
  • 2004-02-15 Jan Miner, American actress (Crime Photographer), dies at 86
  • 2004-03-02 Mercedes McCambridge, American actress (All the King's Men, The Exorcist, Giant), dies at 87
  • 2004-03-03 Cecily Adams, American actress and casting director (b. 1958)
  • 2004-03-06 Frances Dee, American actress (b. 1909)
  • 2004-03-14 Genevieve [Ginette Auger], French actress and singer (The Jack Paar Show), dies of a stroke at 83
  • 2004-03-21 Ludmilla Tchérina, French prima ballerina, artist, actress, choreographer and author (Sins of Rome), dies at 79
  • 2004-03-26 Jan Sterling [Jane Adriance], American actress (Ace in the Hole, The High and the Mighty), dies of diabetes and a stroke at 82
  • 2004-04-01 Carrie Snodgress, American actress (Diary of Mad Housewife), dies at 58
  • 2004-04-10 Donna Michele, American actress (Beach Blanket Bingo) and Playboy playmate (Dec, 1963), dies at 58
  • 2004-04-17 Soundarya, Indian actress (b. 1971)
  • 2004-04-18 Frances Rafferty, American WWII pin-up girl, dancer and actress (Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood), dies at 81
  • 2004-05-14 Anna Lee [Joan Boniface Winnifrith], British actress (General Hospital, How Green Was My Valley), dies of pneumonia at 91
  • 2004-05-19 Mary Dresselhuys, Dutch actress (b. 1907)
  • 2004-06-06 Judy Campbell [Judith Mary Gamble], British actress (Convoy, Bonnie Prince Charlie), dies at 88
  • 2004-07-09 Isabel Sanford, American actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family), dies at 86 (b. 1917)
  • 2004-07-29 Rena Vlahopoulou, Greek actress and singer (b. 1923)
  • 2004-07-31 Virginia Grey, American actress (b. 1917)
  • 2004-07-31 Laura Betti, Italian actress (b. 1927)
  • 2004-08-08 Fay Wray, Canadian American actress (King Kong), dies at 96
  • 2004-08-16 Acquanetta [Mildred Davenport], American actress nicknamed "The Venezuelan Volcano" (Tarzan & Leopard Woman), dies at 83
  • 2004-09-02 Eleni Zafeiriou, Greek actress (b. 1916)
  • 2004-09-09 Caitlin Clarke, American actress (Dragonslayer), dies at 52

Person of interestJanet Leigh

2004-10-03 Janet Leigh [Jeanetta Morrison], American actress (Psycho), dies at 77

Actress Janet Leigh
Actress
Janet Leigh
  • 2004-10-04 Rio Diaz, Filipino actress & TV hosts (b. 1959)
  • 2004-10-07 Hildy Park, American actress and writer (To Tell the Truth), dies of a stroke at 78
  • 2004-10-30 Margaret O'Rene "Peggy" Ryan, American dancer and actress (Hawaii Five-0), dies at 80
  • 2004-12-09 Lea De Mae, Czech actress (b. 1976)
  • 2004-12-29 Liddy Holloway, New Zealand actress (b. 1947)
  • 2005-01-15 Ruth Warrick, American actress and singer (Citizen Kane, All My Children), dies of complications from pneumonia at 88
  • 2005-01-17 Virginia Mayo [Jones], American actress (The Best Years of Our Lives, Out of the Blue, White Heat), dies of congestive heart failure at 84
  • 2005-01-21 Parveen Babi, Indian actress (b. 1955)
  • 2005-01-28 Karen Lancaume, French actress (suicide) (b. 1973)
  • 2005-02-16 Nicole DeHuff, American actress (pneumonia) (b. 1975)
  • 2005-02-20 Sandra Dee [Alexandra Zuck], American actress (Gidget, Imitation of Life), dies of kidney disease complication at 62
  • 2005-02-22 Simone Simon, French actress (All Money Can Buy, Ladies in Love), dies from natural causes at 94
  • 2005-02-22 Lee Eun Ju, Korean actress (b. 1980)
  • 2005-03-06 Teresa Wright, American actress (Eleanor Gehrig-Pride of the Yankees), dies at 86
  • 2005-04-05 Debralee Scott, American actress (Cathy-Mary Hartman, Angie), dies at 52
  • 2005-04-15 Margaretta Scott, British actress (Crescendo, Where's Charley, Counterblast), dies from pneumonia and breast cancer at 93
  • 2005-04-16 Kathleen "Kay" Walsh, British actress (The Horse's Mouth, Oliver Twist), dies in a fire at 93
  • 2005-04-19 Ruth Hussey, American actress (Another Thin Man), dies at 93
  • 2005-04-26 Maria Schell, Austrian-Swiss star of German cinema (The Last Bridge, Gervaise), dies at 79
  • 2005-04-29 Mariana Levy, Mexican actress, singer, and television show host (b. 1966)
  • 2005-05-12 Monica Zetterlund, Swedish singer and actress, dies at 67
  • 2005-06-05 Susi Nicoletti, German actress (b. 1918)

Person of interestAnne Bancroft

2005-06-06 Anne Bancroft [Anna Italiano], American actress, director, screenwriter and singer (Graduate, Miracle Worker), dies from uterine cancer at 73

Actress Anne Bancroft
Actress
Anne Bancroft
  • 2005-06-15 Suzanne Flon, French actress (One Deadly Summer, Moulin Rouge), dies of gastroenteritis at 87
  • 2005-07-04 June Haver [Stovenour], American actress (Dolly Sisters, Girl Next Door), dies at 79
  • 2005-07-11 Gretchen Franklin, English actress (b. 1911)
  • 2005-07-17 Geraldine Fitzgerald, Irish actress (Pawnbroker, Easy Money), dies of complications from Alzheimer's disease at 91
  • 2005-07-26 Betty Astell, British actress (b. 1912)
  • 2005-08-08 Barbara Bel Geddes, American actress (Vertigo, Dallas, Caught), dies at 82
  • 2005-08-08 Ilse Werner [Ilse Charlotte Still], Dutch-German actress (Fernsehsender Paul Nipkow), dies at 84
  • 2005-08-18 Gao Xiumin, Chinese comedy actress (b. 1959)
  • 2005-09-07 Hope Garber, Canadian actress, dies at 81
  • 2005-09-16 Constance Moore, American singer and actress (Buck Rogers, Show Business, Atlantic City), dies at 85
  • 2005-10-16 Ursula Howells, British actress (Hard Times, Girly, Murder is Announced), dies at 83
  • 2005-10-21 Tara Correa-McMullen, American actress (Judging Amy), shot at 16
  • 2005-10-31 Mary Wimbush, British actress (Oh! What a Lovely War, The Archers), dies at 81
  • 2005-11-04 Sheree North, American actress and singer (b. 1932)
  • 2005-11-06 Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress, dies of leukemia at 38
  • 2005-11-09 Avril Angers, British stand-up comedian and actress (Coronation Street, The Family Way), dies at 87
  • 2005-11-23 Constance Cummings, American-born British actress (b. 1910)
  • 2005-11-23 Beverly Tyler, American singer and actress (Fireball, The Youngest Profession, Big Town), dies at 78
  • 2005-11-27 Jocelyn Brando, American actress (The Big Heat, Ugly American, China Venture), dies at 86
  • 2005-11-29 Wendie Jo Sperber, American actress (Wanna Hold Your Hand, Bossom Buddies, Back to the Future), dies of breast cancer at 47

Person of interestFlorence Pugh

2005-11-30 Jean Parker [Luise-Stephanie Zelinska], American actress (Beyond Tomorrow, Little Women), dies of complications from a stroke at 90

Actress Florence Pugh
Actress
Florence Pugh