On This Day

Actresses in History (Part 17)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1601 - 1,700 of 5,452

  • 1936-08-26 Yvette Vickers, American actress (Attack of 50' Woman), Playboy playmate (Jul 1959), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. c. 2010)
  • 1936-08-26 Francine York, American actress (Slattery's People), born in Aurora, Minnesota (d. 2017)
  • 1936-09-20 Dany Carrel, French actress (Passionate Summer), born in Tourane, Annam, French Indochina
  • 1936-09-25 Juliet Prowse, actress and dancer (Who Killed Teddy Bear), born in Mumbai, India (d. 1996)
  • 1936-09-29 Mylene Demongeot, French actress (3 Murderesses), born in Nice, France
  • 1936-10-01 Stella Stevens, Yazoo City Miss, actress (Girls! Girls!, Manitou)
  • 1936-10-06 Anna Quayle, British actress (A Hard Day's Night, Stop the World - I want to Get Off), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2019)
  • 1936-10-26 Shelley Morrison, American actress (General Hospital, Will & Grace), born in NYC, New York (d. 2019)
  • 1936-11-08 Virna Lisi, Italian actress (Assault on a Queen, Bluebeard), born in Ancona, Italy (d. 2014)
  • 1936-11-11 Susan Kohner, American actress (Imitation of Life, Gene Krupa Story), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestMary Tyler Moore

1936-12-29 Mary Tyler Moore, American actress (The Dick Van Dyke Show; Mary Tyler Moore Show; Ordinary People), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)

  • 1937-01-04 Dyan Cannon [Samile Diane Friesen], American actress, director and producer (Heaven Can Wait), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1937-01-12 Marie Dubois, French actress (Wise Guys, Jules & Jim), born in Paris, France (d. 2014)
  • 1937-01-15 Margaret O'Brien, American actress (Jane Eyre; Meet Me In St Louis), born in San Diego, California
  • 1937-01-16 Lorraine Bayly, Australian actress, born in Narrandera, Australia
  • 1937-01-20 Dorothy Provine, American actress (Good Neighbor Sam, Darn Cat), born in Deadwood, South Dakota
  • 1937-01-30 Vanessa Redgrave, British actress (Blow-Up, Julia, Orient Express), born in London, England
  • 1937-01-31 Suzanne Pleshette, American actress (Birds, Emily-Bob Newhart Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937-03-07 Anne Kristen, Scottish actress (Coronation St, Sunset Song), (d. 1996)
  • 1937-03-30 Jay W Macintosh, American actress (Sons & Daughters), born in Gainesville, Georgia
  • 1937-04-11 Jill Gascoine, British stage and pioneering TV actress (The Gentle Touch - "Maggie Forbes"), and novelist, born in Lambeth, London, England (d. 2020)
  • 1937-04-19 Elinor Donahue, American actress (Father Knows Best, Get a Life), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1937-04-25 Bo Brundin, Swedish actress (Rhinemann Exchange), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1937-04-27 Sandy Dennis, American actress (Up the Down Staircase), born in Hastings, Nebraska (d. 1992)
  • 1937-05-01 Una Stubbs, English actress (Till Death Us Do Part), born in Welwyn Garden City
  • 1937-05-13 Zohra Lampert, American actress (Doctor's Hospital, Girl With Something Extra), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937-05-16 Yvonne Craig, actress (Batgirl-Batman, Kissin Cousin), born in Taylorville, Illinois (d. 2015)
  • 1937-05-29 Hibari Misora [Kazue Katō], Japanese pop singer ("Kawa no nagare no yō ni" - Like the Flow of the River), and actress born in Yokohama, Japan (d. 1988)
  • 1937-06-01 Rosaleen Linehan, Irish actress, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1937-06-11 Luciana Paluzzi, Italian-American actress (Five Fingers, Thunderball), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1937-06-18 Varbara Ann Teer, American actress/director (National Black Theatre Company)
  • 1937-07-02 Polly Holliday, Jasper Ala, actress (Flo-Alice, Flo-Flo)
  • 1937-07-08 Barbara Ann Loden, actress (Ernie Kovac's Show)
  • 1937-08-06 Barbara Windsor, British actress and Dame (Carry On films, EastEnders). born in London, England (d. 2020)
  • 1937-08-11 Allegra Kent [Iris Cohen], American ballet dancer (New York City Ballet) and teacher, born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1937-08-11 Anna Massey, actress (De Sade, Doll's House)
  • 1937-08-16 Lorraine Gary, American actress (Jaws, Jaws 2, Jaws 4), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937-09-06 Brigid Berlin, American actress (Andy Warhol films), born in NYC, New York (d. 2020)
  • 1937-09-12 Daniela Rocca, Italian actress (Battle of Austerlitz, Empty Canvas), born in Acireale, Italy (d. 1995)
  • 1937-09-20 Monica Zetterlund, Swedish jazz singer (with Bill Evans - "Waltz For Debby"), and actress, born in Hagfors, Sweden (d. 2005)
  • 1937-10-15 Linda Lavin, American actress (Alice, Barney Miller), born in Portland, Maine
  • 1937-10-27 Lara Parker, American actress (Race with the Devil, Dark Shadows), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1937-11-04 Loretta Swit, American actress (Hotlips Houlihan in M*A*S*H), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1937-11-12 Ina Balin, actress (Danger in Paradise), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1937-12-12 Connie Francis [Concetta Franconero], American singer and actress (Where the Boys Are), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1937-12-15 Karen Morrow, American actress (The Boy in the Plastic bubble, Ladies' Man), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1937-12-16 Joyce Bulifant, American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show - "Marie Slaughter"), born in Newport News, Virginia

Person of interestJane Fonda

1937-12-21 Jane Fonda, American actress (Barbarella, Klute, 9 to 5), born in NYC, New York

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda
  • 1937-12-29 Barbara Steele, English actress (Black Sunday, 8½), born in Birkenhead, Cheshire
  • 1938-01-30 Marlies van Alcmaer [Smal], Dutch actress & director (Bridge too Far)
  • 1938-02-11 Simone de Oliveira, Portuguese actress
  • 1938-02-23 Diane Varsi, San Mateo California, actress (Peyton Place)
  • 1938-02-25 Diane Baker, actress (Diary of Anne Frank, Marnie), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1938-02-27 Pascale Petit, French actress (Code Name: Jaguar, End of Desire), born in Paris, France
  • 1938-03-04 Paula Prentiss [Ragusa], American actress (Parallax View, He & She), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1938-03-09 Lill-Babs [Barbro Margareta Svensson], Swedish singer and actress, born in Järvsö, Gävleborg County, Sweden
  • 1938-03-10 Marina Vlady, Clichy France, actress (Conjugal Bed, The Hunt)
  • 1938-04-07 Yvonne Lime, actress (Father Knows Best, Dobie Gillis), born in Glendale, California
  • 1938-04-08 Lory Patrick, American actress (Trina-Tales of Welles Fargo), born in Beckley West Virginia
  • 1938-04-15 Claudia Cardinale, Italian-Tunisian actress (The Pink Panther), born in La Goulette, Tunis, Tunisia
  • 1938-04-28 Madge Sinclair, Jamaican actress (Bell-Roots, Trapper John), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1995)
  • 1938-05-12 Millie Perkins, American actress (Diary of Anne Frank, Table for 5, Shooting), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1938-05-12 Susan Hampshire, English actress (Vanity Fair, Living Free), born in London, England
  • 1938-05-15 Mireille Darc, French actress (Week End, Hurried Man), born in Toulon
  • 1938-05-20 Marinella, Greek singer and actress
  • 1938-05-22 Susan Strasberg, American actress (In Praise of Older Women, Manitou), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938-06-27 Shirley Anne Field, English actress (Beat Girl, Kings of the Sun), born in Forest Gate, London
  • 1938-06-27 Kathryn Beaumont, British voice actress (Alice-Alice in Wonderland), born in London
  • 1938-07-20 Diana Rigg, English actress (Emma Peel-Avengers, Game of Thrones), born in Doncaster England (d. 2020)
  • 1938-07-20 Natalie Wood [Natasha Gurdin], American actress (Gypsy; Rebel WithoutAa Cause; West Side Story), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1981)
  • 1938-08-06 Carry Tefsen, Dutch actress (Say A)
  • 1938-08-08 Connie Stevens [Concetta Ingoglia], American actress (Hawaiian Eye - "Cricket"; Back to the Beach), and singer ("Sixteen Reasons"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-08-19 Diana Muldaur, American actress (McCloud, Star Trek Next Gen, LA Law), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938-09-02 Mary Jo Catlett, American stage and screen character actress (Hello Dolly!; Diff'rent Strokes - "Pearl"; SpongeBob SquarePants - "Mrs. Puff"), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1938-09-23 Romy Schneider, actress (Bloodline, Death Watch), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1938-10-16 Nico [Christa Päffgen], German singer-songwriter (Velvet Underground), fashion model, and actress, born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1988)

Person of interestDawn Wells

1938-10-18 Dawn Wells, American actress (Gilligan's Island -"Mary Ann"), born in Reno, Nevada (d. 2020) [1]

Actress Dawn Wells
Actress
Dawn Wells
  • 1938-10-26 Bernadette Lafont, French actress (Perils of Gwendoline), born in Nimes, France (d. 2013)
  • 1938-11-08 Pleuni Touw, Dutch actress (Bride Flight, Dokter Deen), born in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
  • 1938-11-13 Jean Seberg, American actress (Breathless, Paint Your Wagon), born in Marshaltown, Iowa (d. 1979)
  • 1938-12-04 Liesbeth Struppert, Dutch actress (Miep Gies-Anne Frank), born in Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands (d. 1994)
  • 1938-12-14 Janette Scott, English actress (Day of the Triffids), born in Morecambe, Lancashire, England
  • 1938-12-16 Liv Ullmann, Norwegian actress and director (The Emigrants, Persona), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1938-12-31 Rosalind Cash, American actress (Omega Man, Wrong is Right), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 1995)
  • 1939-01-01 Michèle Mercier, French actress (Angelique, Marquise des Anges.), born in Nice, France
  • 1939-01-09 Susannah York, English actress (They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, Superman), born in London, England
  • 1939-02-09 Janet Suzman, South African actress (Dry White Season, Nuns on the Run)
  • 1939-02-18 Petronella CM "Carletta" Banning, actress (Potasch & Perlemoer)
  • 1939-02-19 Gwen Taylor, British actress (Life of Brian, Sob Sisters, Screaming)
  • 1939-02-25 Marisa Mell, Graz Austria, actress (Masquerade, Casanova '70)
  • 1939-02-26 Josephine Tewson, English actress, born in Hampstead, United Kingdom
  • 1939-03-02 Barbara Luna, American actress (5 Weeks in a Balloon, Gentle Savage), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939-03-05 Samantha Eggar, English actress (Collector, Dr Doolittle) [or May 3], born in London, England
  • 1939-03-21 Kathleen Widdoes, actress (Without a Trace), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1939-03-24 [Lilian] Lynda Baron, British actress, comedian, and singer (Open All Hours - "Nurse Gladys"; Come Inside - "Auntie Mabel"), born Urmston, Lancashire, England
  • 1939-04-01 Ali MacGraw, American actress (Love Story, Goodbye Columbus), born in Pound Ridge, New York
  • 1939-04-09 Michael Learned, American actress (Olivia in The Waltons, Nurse), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1939-04-11 Louise Lasser, American actress (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman - "Mary Hartman"), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939-04-19 Ellen Weston, American actress (Betty-SWAT), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939-04-27 Judy Carne, English comedienne and actress (Laugh-In, Love on a Rooftop), born in Northampton, England (d. 2015)

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1601 - 1,700 of 1,946

  • 2008-07-04 Evelyn Keyes, American actress (Gone with the Wind), dies at 91

Person of interestEstelle Getty

2008-07-22 Estelle Getty, American actress (The Golden Girls, The Golden Palace), dies of Lewy body disease at 84

Actress Estelle Getty
Actress
Estelle Getty
  • 2008-07-28 Susan Tamim, Lebanese singer and actress (Studio El Fan), murdered in her apartment in Dubai at 30
  • 2008-09-06 Anita Page, American silent screen actress ((Our Dancing Daughters), dies at 98
  • 2008-09-24 Irene Dailey, American actress (Another World, Grissom Gang), dies of colon cancer at 88
  • 2008-10-02 Choi Jin-sil, South Korean actress (b. 1968)
  • 2008-10-08 Eileen Herlie [Herlihy], Scottish-American actress (All My Children, The Angel with the Trumpet), dies of complications from pneumonia at 90
  • 2008-10-15 Edie Adams [Edith Enke], American businesswoman, singer, actress and comedian (Murial Cigar), dies at 81
  • 2008-12-05 Nina Foch, Dutch-American actress (The Ten Commandments, Spartacus, An American in Paris), dies from complications of myelodysplastic syndrome at 84
  • 2008-12-05 Beverly Garland [Fessenden], American actress (My Three Sons, Scarecrow and Mrs. King), dies at 82
  • 2008-12-11 Maddie Blaustein, American voice actress (b. 1960)
  • 2008-12-13 Kathy Staff [Minnie Higginbottom], British actress (Mary Reilly, Last of the Summer Wine, Open All Hours), dies from a brain tumour at 80
  • 2008-12-18 Majel Barrett, American actress and producer (Star Trek), and the widow of Gene Roddenberry, dies at 76
  • 2008-12-20 Dorothy Sarnoff, American operatic soprano, Broadway actress (Rosalinda), author and pioneer of the self-help movement (Speech Can Change Your Life, Speech Dynamics), dies at 94
  • 2008-12-25 Eartha Kitt, American singer (Santa Baby), dancer, comedian, actress and activist (Catwoman-Batman), dies at 81
  • 2009-01-03 Olga San Juan, American actress, dancer and comedian (Variety Girl, 1 Touch of Venus), dies at 81
  • 2009-01-18 Kathleen Byron, British actress (Abdication, Profile, Saving Private Ryan), dies of breast cancer at 88
  • 2009-02-13 Gianna Maria Canale, Italian actress (Go For Broke), dies at 81
  • 2009-02-26 Wendy Richard, English actress (EastEnders), dies of cancer at 65
  • 2009-03-07 Jang Ja-yeon, South Korean actress, commits suicide at 29
  • 2009-03-13 Betsy Blair [Elizabeth Boger], American actress (Marty, A Double Life), dies at 85

Person of interestNatasha Richardson

2009-03-18 Natasha Richardson, English actress (Gothic, Handmaid's Tale), dies of a traumatic brain injury at 45

  • 2009-04-18 Stephanie Parker, Welsh actress, dies at 22
  • 2009-04-27 Woo Seung-yeon, South Korean actress & model, dies at 25
  • 2009-05-04 Jane Randolph, American actress (Cat People, Railroaded!), dies of complications after hip surgery at 93
  • 2009-05-20 Lucy Gordon, British model and actress (b. 1980)
  • 2009-05-21 Joan Alexander [Louise Abrass], American actress (The New Adventures of Superman, The Tales of Hoffmann), dies of an intestinal ailment at 94

Person of interestFarrah Fawcett

2009-06-25 Farrah Fawcett, American actress (Charlie's Angels, The Burning Bed), dies of cancer at 62

  • 2009-06-27 Gale Storm [Josephine Owaissa Cottle], American singer ("I Hear You Knockin'"), and actress (My Little Margie; The Gale Storm Show) dies at 87
  • 2009-07-01 Mollie Sugden, English actress (Are You Being Served?), dies at 86
  • 2009-07-04 Brenda Joyce [Betty Graffina Leabo], American actress (Tarzan, The Rains Came), dies of complications from pneumonia at 92
  • 2009-09-01 Jang Jin-young, South Korean actress (b. 1974)
  • 2009-09-29 Sperantza Vrana, Greek actress (b. 1926 or 1932)
  • 2009-10-11 Veronika Neugebauer, German actress and voice actress (b. 1969)
  • 2009-12-01 Éva Szörényi, Hungarian actress and freedom activist for Hungary, dies at 92
  • 2009-12-02 Maggie Jones, English actress (b. 1934)

Person of interestJennifer Jones

2009-12-17 Jennifer Jones [Phyllis Isley], American actress (Farewell to Arms), dies of natural causes at 90

  • 2009-12-18 Connie Hines, American actress (Mister Ed), dies of heart problems at 78
  • 2009-12-20 Brittany Murphy, American actress (Drop Dead Gorgeous), dies at 32
  • 2009-12-20 Mairoon Ali, Trinidadian comedienne and actress (b. 1954)
  • 2010-01-22 Jean Simmons, British actress (Thorn Birds, Guys & Dolls), dies at 80
  • 2010-01-27 Zelda Rubinstein, American actress (b. 1933)
  • 2010-02-03 Frances Reid, American actress (Days of Our Lives, The Andromeda Strain), dies at 95
  • 2010-02-17 Kathryn Grayson [Zelma Hedrick], American vocalist and actress (Anchors Aweigh, Kiss Me Kate), dies of natural causes at 88
  • 2010-03-04 Nan Martin, American actress (b. 1927)
  • 2010-03-28 June Havoc Ellen Evangeline Hovick], Canadian-born American stage and screen actress, dies at 97
  • 2010-03-31 Shirley Mills, American actress (b. 1926)
  • 2010-04-10 Dixie Carter, American actress (Designing Women, Edge of Night), dies at 70
  • 2010-05-01 Helen Wagner, American actress (Mister Peepers, As The World Turns), dies of natural causes at 91
  • 2010-05-02 Lynn Redgrave, British-American actress (Gods and Monsters, Georgy Girl), dies of cancer at 67
  • 2010-05-07 Adele Mara [Adelaida Delgado], American actress, singer and dancer (Cool Million; Wheels), dies at 87
  • 2010-05-09 Lena Horne, American singer & actress (Cabin in the Sky), dies at 92
  • 2010-06-03 Rue McClanahan, American actress ("The Golden Girls"), dies at 76
  • 2010-06-19 Ursula Thiess [Schmidt], German actress (Monsoon, Bengal Brigade, Americano), dies at 86
  • 2010-07-01 Ilene Woods, American actress (b. 1929)
  • 2010-07-12 Buff Cobb [Patrizia Cobb Chapman], American actress and TV personality (Masquerade Party), dies at 82
  • 2010-07-19 Cécile Aubry, French actress (The Black Rose), author (Belle et Sébastien), television screenwriter and director, dies at 81
  • 2010-08-07 Manon Alving, Dutch actress (The Assault, Short American), dies at 87

Person of interestPatricia Neal

2010-08-08 Patricia Neal, American actress (Hud, Subject Was Roses) and wife of Roald Dahl, dies at 84

Actress Patricia Neal
Actress
Patricia Neal
  • 2010-08-14 Abbey Lincoln [Anna Wooldridge], African-American civil rights activist, jazz vocalist, songwriter and actress (Nothing But a Man), dies at 80
  • 2010-08-21 Nancy Dolman, Canadian actress and comedienne (b. 1950)

Person of interestGloria Stuart

2010-09-26 Gloria Stuart, American actress dies from respiratory failure at 100

Actress Gloria Stuart
Actress
Gloria Stuart
  • 2010-10-05 Mary Leona Gage, American beauty pageant winner and actress (b. 1939)
  • 2010-10-06 Colette Renard, French actress and singer (b. 1924)
  • 2010-10-16 Barbara Billingsley, American actress (Leave it to Beaver), dies at 94
  • 2010-10-25 Lisa Blount, American actress and producer (b. 1957)
  • 2010-10-27 Denise Borino, American actress (b. 1964)
  • 2010-11-04 Michelle Nicastro, American actress and singer (b. 1960)
  • 2010-11-05 Jill Clayburgh, American actress (Unmarried Woman, Semi-Tough), dies of Leukemia at 66
  • 2010-11-11 Baby Marie Osborne, American actress (b. 1911)
  • 2010-11-23 Ingrid Pitt, Polish-born British actress (b. 1937)
  • 2010-11-23 Joyce Howard, British film actress (b. 1922)
  • 2010-12-14 Neva Patterson, American actress (The Seven Year Itch, Taxi, Nichols), dies rom complications from a broken hip at 90
  • 2011-01-02 Anne Francis, American actress (Honey West, Forbidden Planet, Pancho Villa), dies at 80
  • 2011-01-13 Ellen Stewart, American actress, director and founder of La Mama Theatre Group, dies at 91
  • 2011-02-02 Defne Joy Foster, Turkish actress, presenter and VJ. (b. 1975)
  • 2011-02-02 Margaret John, Welsh actress (b. 1926)
  • 2011-02-03 Maria Schneider, French actress (Last Tango in Paris, Crime of Honor), dies at 58
  • 2011-02-04 Tura Satana, Japanese-American actress (Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!), dies at 72
  • 2011-02-12 Elizabeth "Betty" Garrett, American actress, comedian, singer and dancer (All in the Family), dies of an aortic aneurysm at 91
  • 2011-02-28 Annie Girardot, French actress (Three Rooms in Manhattan, Gypsy, Jacko & Lise), dies at 79
  • 2011-02-28 Jane Russell, American actress and leading sex symbol in 1940s-50s (The Outlaw), dies at 89
  • 2011-03-03 Irena Kwiatkowska, Polish actress and comedienne (Siedem Kotów, Kabaret Starszych Panów), dies at 98

Person of interestElizabeth Taylor

2011-03-23 Elizabeth Taylor, English-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian (Cleopatra, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) dies at 79

  • 2011-03-28 Wenche Foss, Norwegian actress (b. 1917)
  • 2011-04-19 Elisabeth Sladen, British actress (b. 1946)
  • 2011-04-24 Marie-France Pisier, French actress (b. 1944)
  • 2011-04-27 Marian Mercer, American actress & singer (Dean Martin Show), dies at 75
  • 2011-05-04 Sada Thompson, American actress (Family, Pursuit of Happiness), dies at 83
  • 2011-05-04 Mary Murphy, American actress (A Man Alone, Maggie-Investigators), dies at 80
  • 2011-05-05 Dana Wynter, German-English actress (Airport, Invasion of the Body Snatchers), dies at 79
  • 2011-05-19 Phyllis Avery, American actress (Ruby Gentry, George Gobel Show, Mr Novak), dies at 88
  • 2011-05-30 Clarice Taylor, American actress (Nurse Bailey-Nurse), dies at 93
  • 2011-06-09 Tomoko Kawakami, Japanese voice actress, dies at 41
  • 2011-06-25 Margaret Tyzack, English actress (b. 1931)
  • 2011-06-26 Edith Fellows, American actress (Pennies From Heaven, She Married Her Boss), dies at 88
  • 2011-06-27 Elaine Stewart, American actress and model (The Bad and the Beautiful, Take the High Ground), dies at 81
  • 2011-07-01 Leslie Brooks, American actress (b. 1922)
  • 2011-07-15 Googie Withers, British actress (b. 1917)
  • 2011-07-19 Sheila Burrell, British actress (Black Orchid, Paranoiac, Laughter in Dark), dies at 89

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