Actresses in History (Part 17)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1601 - 1,700 of 5,359

  • 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, actress (Study in Terror)
  • 1937-08-11 Allegra Kent, American ballet dancer and actress (The Addams Family), 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 singer 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 (Marie- The Mary Tyler Moore Show), 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, Beckley WV, actress (Trina-Tales of Welles Fargo)
  • 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, 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 Without a 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], singer/actress (Hawaiian Eye, Back to Beach), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-08-19 Diana Muldaur, American actress (McCloud, Star Trek Next Gen, LA Law), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938-08-26 Francine York, Aurora Minn, actress (Slattery's People)
  • 1938-09-23 Romy Schneider, actress (Bloodline, Death Watch), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1938-10-16 Nico (born Christa Päffgen; singer-songwriter, fashion model, actress) (d. 1988)
  • 1938-10-18 Dawn Wells, American actress
  • 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
  • 1939-04-01 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!), 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)
  • 1939-05-19 Nancy Kwan, Hong Kong-born American actress (Flower Drum Song, World of Suzie Wong), born in Hong Kong
  • 1939-05-25 Dixie Carter, American actress (Designing Women, Edge of Night), born in McLemoresville, Tennessee (d. 2010)
  • 1939-06-10 Alexandra Stewart, actress (In Praise of Older Women), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1939-06-11 Christina Crawford, American actress and author (Mommie Dearest), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1939-07-01 Karen Black, American actress (5 Easy Pieces, Pyx), born in Park Ridge, Illinois (d. 2013)
  • 1939-07-17 Andrée Champagne, French Canadian actress and politician, born in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec
  • 1939-07-22 Gila Almagor, Israeli actress
  • 1939-07-31 France Nuyen, Vietnamese-French actress (St Elsewhere, Diamond Head), born in Marseilles, France
  • 1939-08-07 Verna Bloom, American actress (After Hours, Badge 373), born in Lynn, Massachusetts (d. 2019)
  • 1939-08-07 Anjanette Comer, American actress (Baby, Lepke), born in Dawson, Texas
  • 1939-08-10 Kate O'Mara, Leicaster England, actress (Caress Morell-Dynasty, AbFab)
  • 1939-08-16 Carol Shelley, actress (Gwendolyn Pidgeon-Odd Couple), born in London, England
  • 1939-08-18 Molly Bee, American actress (Pinky Lee Show), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2009)
  • 1939-08-22 Valerie Harper, American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda), born in Suffern, New York
  • 1939-08-25 Liselot Beekmeyer, Dutch actress (Issue Blum), born in Schiedam, Netherlands
  • 1939-08-30 Elizabeth Ashley, American actress (Coma, Evening Shade), born in Ocala, Florida
  • 1939-09-01 Lily Tomlin, American comedienne and actress (9 to 5, Laugh-in, All of Me), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1939-09-05 Donna Anderson [Knaflich], American actress (On the Beach), born in Gunnison, Gunnison County Colorado
  • 1939-10-05 Marie Laforêt, French singer and actress, born in Soulac-sur-Mer, Gironde France
  • 1939-10-13 Melinda Dillon, American actress (Close Encounters, Slap Shot), born in Hope, Arkansas
  • 1939-10-28 Jane Alexander, American actress (Betsy, Kramer vs Kramer), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1939-11-11 Denise Alexander, American actress (Mary McKinnon-Another World, Lesley Webber-General Hospital), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939-11-18 Brenda Vaccaro, American actress (Cactus Flower, Sara, Paper Dolls), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1939-11-25 Rosanna Schiaffino, actress (Minotaur, Mazzabubu), born in Genoa, Italy
  • 1939-12-14 Marilyn Cooper, American actress (Broadway Bound, Survivors), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939-12-17 Novella Nelson, American actress (Antwone Fisher, Purlie, Chiefs), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1939-12-18 Henrica M L "Wiesje" Backer, Dutch dancer/actress/playwright
  • 1939-12-20 Kathryn Joosten, American actress (Desperate Housewives), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • 1940-01-03 Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1601 - 1,700 of 1,905

  • 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 (b. 1982)
  • 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 anal cancer at 62

  • 2009-06-27 Gale Storm [Josephine Owaissa Cottle], American singer and actress (My Little Margie, Gale Storm Show), dies at 87
  • 2009-07-01 Mollie Sugden, English actress (b. 1922)
  • 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
  • 2011-07-22 Linda Christian, Mexican actress (Athena, VIPs, Battle Zone), dies at 87
  • 2011-07-24 Jane White, African-American actress and singer (Strange Fruit, Once Upon a Mattress), dies at 88
  • 2011-09-15 Frances Bay, Canadian actress (b. 1919)
  • 2011-10-06 Diane Cilento, Australian actress (Agony & Ecstasy, Wicker Man), dies at 78
  • 2011-10-12 Patricia Breslin, American actress (b. 1931)
  • 2011-10-13 Barbara Kent, Canadian born - U.S. silent film actress and WAMPAS Baby Stars (b.1907)
  • 2011-10-15 Elizabeth "Betty" Driver, British singer and actress (Coronation Street, Pardon the Expression), dies from pneumonia at 91
  • 2011-10-25 Anna van Beers [Graeve], Dutch actress (A Woman like Eve, Diary of a Hooker), dies at 95
  • 2011-11-02 Sickan Carlsson, Swedish actress and singer (b. 1915)
  • 2011-11-15 Dulcie Gray, British singer, actress, author and lepidopterist (Mine Own Executioner), dies at 95
  • 2011-12-23 Denise Darcel, French actress (Dangerous When Wet), dies of complications from a ruptured aneurysm at 87
  • 2012-01-26 Dimitra Arliss [Arlys], American actress (Rich Man Poor Man II, The Sting), dies at 79

Person of interestWhitney Houston

2012-02-11 Whitney Houston, American singer (I Will Always Love You; I Wanna Dance With Somebody), and actress (The Bodyguard), dies from an accidental bathtub drowning at 48