Actresses in History (Part 17)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1601 - 1,700 of 5,222

  • 1938-03-12 Millie Perkins, actress (Diary of Anne Frank, Table for 5, Shooting)
  • 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, Tunisian-born actress (The Pink Panther)
  • 1938-04-28 Madge Sinclair, actress (Bell-Roots, Trapper John), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1938-05-12 Millie Perkins, actress (Jane-Knots Landings), 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 Ann Field, actress (Beat Girl, Kings of the Sun) [or Jul 27]
  • 1938-06-27 Kathryn Beaumont, British voice actress
  • 1938-07-20 Diana Rigg, Doncaster England, actress (Emma Peel-Avengers, Hospital)
  • 1938-07-20 Natalie Wood [Natasha Gurdin], American actress (Gypsy, Rebel Without a Cause, West Side Story), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1981)
  • 1938-07-27 Shirley Anne Field, England, actress (Alfie, War Lover) [or Jun 27]
  • 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
  • 1938-11-08 Pleuntje "Pleuni" Cordon, actress (Dear Guys)
  • 1938-11-13 Jean Seberg, American actress (Breathless, Paint Your Wagon), born in Marshaltown, Iowa (d. 1979)
  • 1938-12-04 Liesbeth Struppert, actress (Miep Gies-Anne Frank)
  • 1938-12-14 Janette Scott, actress (Day of the Triffids)
  • 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
  • 1939-01-09 Susannah York, English actress (They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, Superman), born in London, England
  • 1939-01-23 Arlene Golonka, American actress
  • 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
  • 1939-03-02 Barbara Luna, American actress (5 Weeks in a Balloon, Gentle Savage), born in NYC, New York
  • 1939-03-04 Paula Prentiss, [Ragusa] San Ant Tx, actress (Parallax View, He & She)
  • 1939-03-05 Samantha Eggar, 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, Pound Ridge NY, actress (Love Story, Goodbye Columbus)
  • 1939-04-09 Michael Learned, actress (Olivia-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, TN, actress (Designing Women, Edge of Night)
  • 1939-06-10 Alexandra Stewart, actress (In Praise of Older Women), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1939-07-01 Karen Black, American actress (5 Easy Pieces, Pyx), (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, Lynn MA, actress (After Hours, Badge 373)
  • 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, [Cole], Ocala Florida, actress (Coma, Evening Shade)
  • 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
  • 1939-10-13 Melinda Dillon, Hope Ark, actress (Close Encounters, Slap Shot)
  • 1939-10-28 Jane Alexander, [Quigley], 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, Eustis, Florida, actress (Desperate Housewives), (d. 2012)
  • 1940-01-03 Thelma Schoonmaker, actress/editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas)
  • 1940-01-29 Katharine Ross, American actress (Graduate, Francesca-Colbys), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1940-02-01 Bibi Besch, actress (Star Trek 2, Beast Within), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1940-02-19 Carlin Glynn, US actress (Continental Divide)
  • 1940-03-06 Joanna Miles, Nice France, actress (Cross Creek, Delta County USA)
  • 1940-03-08 Susan Clark, actress (Night Moves, Webster), born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • 1940-03-14 Eleanor Fount, English actress (Women in Love, Bedazzled)
  • 1940-03-27 June Wilkinson, English actress (Absolutely Glamarous), born in Essex, England
  • 1940-04-02 Penelope Keith, British actress (Norman Conquests, Priest of Love), born in Sutton, Surrey, England
  • 1940-04-05 Aliza Kashi, Israeli actress and singer (Merv Griffin regular), born in Israel
  • 1940-04-10 Gloria Hunniford [Mary Winifred Gloria Hunniford], British broadcaster and actress (Old Curiosity Shop), born in Portadown, Northern Ireland
  • 1940-04-14 Patricia Bruder, American actress (Ellen-As the World Turns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1940-06-21 Mariette Hartley, American actress (Poloroid spokesperson, Marooned), born in NYC, New York
  • 1940-07-04 Karolyn Grimes, American actress (It's a Wonderful Life, The Bishop's Wife), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1940-07-08 Marcia Rodd, actress (Little Murders, T R Baskins)
  • 1940-07-17 Phyllis Davis, Port Arthur Tx, actress (Love American Style, Vega$)
  • 1940-07-30 Reva Rose, singer/actress (Temperature's Rising), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1940-08-06 Louise Sorel, actress (BS I Love You, Crimes of Passion), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-08-07 Marlyn Mason, San Fernando Cal, actress (Making It, Peyton Place)
  • 1940-08-09 Beverlee McKinsey, Oklahoma, actress (Iris-Another World, Guiding Light)
  • 1940-08-19 Jill St John, [Oppenheim], actress (Diamonds are Forever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1940-09-02 Beverly Sanders, actress (Lotsa Luck, CPO Sharkey), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1940-09-03 Pauline Collins, actress (Shirley Valentine), born in London, England
  • 1940-09-06 Jackie Trent, English singer-songwriter (Neighbours theme) and actress, born in Newcastle-under-Lyme (d. 2015)
  • 1940-09-12 Linda Gray, actress (Sue Ellen Ewing-Dallas), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1940-09-12 Susan Sennett, actress (Big Bad Mama), born in Santa Monica, California

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1601 - 1,700 of 1,797

  • 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 Ronald Dhal, dies at 84

Actress Patricia Neal
Actress
Patricia Neal
  • 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 (b. 1930)
  • 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
  • 2011-02-12 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 (b. 1931)
  • 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 (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 (b. 1935)
  • 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
  • 2011-06-25 Margaret Tyzack, English actress (b. 1931)
  • 2011-06-26 Edith Fellows, American actress (Pennies From Heaven, She Married Her Boss), dies at 88
  • 2011-07-01 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

Person of interestWhitney Houston

2012-02-11 Whitney Houston, American singer and actress, dies from an accidental drowning at age 48

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston
  • 2012-02-12 Zina Bethune, American actress, dies from hit and run at 66
  • 2012-02-16 Elyse Knox, American actress and model (Hit the Ice, Black Gold) dies at 94
  • 2012-03-02 Nydia Ecury, celebrated Afro-Dutch writer, translator and actress (Kantika pa Mama Tera), dies at 86
  • 2012-04-28 Patricia Medina, British actress (The Three Musketeers, High-Low), dies from natural causes at 92
  • 2012-06-02 Kathryn Joosten, american actress, dies from lung cancer at 72
  • 2012-06-11 Ann Rutherford, Canadian actress (Gone with the Wind, Whistling in the Dark), dies from heart disease at 94
  • 2012-07-15 Celeste Holm, American actress (Gentleman's Agreement, All About Eve), dies at 95
  • 2012-08-14 Phyllis Thaxter, American actress (Nora, Fort Worth), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 92

Person of interestPhyllis Diller

2012-08-20 Phyllis Diller, American comedienne and actress, dies from natural causes at 95

Comedienne and Actress Phyllis Diller
Comedienne and Actress
Phyllis Diller
  • 2012-10-17 Sylvia Maria Kristel, Dutch actress, dies from throat and liver cancer at 60
  • 2012-10-24 Anita Björk, Swedish actress (Miss Julie, Loving Couples, Night People), dies at 89
  • 2012-11-08 Lucille Bliss, American voice actress (Cinderella, The Secret of NIMH), dies from natural causes at 96
  • 2012-11-25 Dinah Sheridan, British actress (Genevieve, The Railway Children, Don't Wait Up), dies at 92
  • 2013-01-15 Daphne Anderson, British actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice), dies at 90
  • 2013-02-18 Elspet Gray, Lady Rix, Scottish actress (4 Weddings & a Funeral, Solo, Tokyo), dies at 83
  • 2013-03-01 Bonnie Franklin, American actress, dies from pancreatic cancer at 69
  • 2013-04-08 Annette Funicello, American singer and actress (Mickey Mouse Club), dies from multiple sclerosis complications at 70
  • 2013-04-08 Sara Montiel, Spanish actress and singer (The Last Torch Song, The Violet Seller), dies at 85
  • 2013-04-17 Deanna Durbin [Edna Mae Durbin], Canadian actress and vocalist (Every Sunday, Three Smart Girls, 100 Men & a Girl), dies at 91
  • 2013-04-25 Virginia Gibson, American actress, dies at 88
  • 2013-05-08 Jeanne Cooper, American actress (Kay-The Young & Restless), dies at 84
  • 2013-05-29 Françoise Blanchard, French actress, dies at 58
  • 2013-05-31 Jean Stapleton, American actress (Damn Yankees, Klute, All in the Family), dies at 90
  • 2013-05-31 Marta Romero, Puerto Rican actress & singer (La Divina Infiel, The Shadow of the Bat), dies at 85
  • 2013-06-06 Esther Williams, American swimmer and actress (Dangerous when Wet), dies from natural causes at 91
  • 2013-07-25 Bernadette Lafont, French actress (Perils of Gwendoline), dies from cardiac arrest at 74
  • 2013-07-28 Eileen Breenan, American actress, dies from bladder cancer at 80
  • 2013-08-08 Karen Black, American actress, dies from ampullary cancer at 74
  • 2013-08-14 Lisa Robin Kelly, American actress, dies at 43
  • 2013-08-24 Julie Harris, American actress (Bell Jar, I Am a Camera, East of Eden), heart failure at 87
  • 2013-10-18 Mary Carver [Carvellas], American actress (Simon & Simon, Star Trek: Enterprise), dies at 89
  • 2013-10-25 Marcia Wallace, American actress, dies from pneumonia at 70
  • 2013-11-13 Barbara Lawrence, American actress, dies at 83
  • 2013-11-30 Jean Kent [Joan Summerfield], British actress (Caravan, Bond Street), dies from complications from a fall at 92
  • 2013-12-09 Eleanor Parker, American actress (Caged, Detective Story, Hans Brinker), dies from pneumonia at 91
  • 2013-12-10 Rossana Podestà, Italian actress, dies at 79
  • 2013-12-12 Audrey Totter, American actress (Carpetbaggers, Set-Up, The Unsuspected), dies from a stroke at 95

Person of interestJoan Fontaine

2013-12-15 Joan Fontaine, British-American actress, dies of natural causes at 96

Actress Joan Fontaine
Actress
Joan Fontaine
  • 2014-01-05 Carmen Zapata, American actress (Hagen, Viva Valdez, Man & the City), dies at 86

Person of interestShirley Temple

2014-02-10 Shirley Temple, American actress and diplomat, famous 1930s child star (Bright Eyes, Heidi), dies of natural causes at 85

Actress and Diplomat Shirley Temple
Actress and Diplomat
Shirley Temple
  • 2014-03-06 Sheila MacRae, British-born actress (Jackie Gleason Show), dies at 92
  • 2014-03-30 Kate O'Mara, English actress (Dynasty) and writer, dies at 74
  • 2014-05-12 Cornell Borchers, German actress (The Big Lift, Floodtide, Istanbul), dies at 89
  • 2014-10-01 Lynsey de Paul, British singer and actress (Sugar Me), dies from a brain hemorrhage at 66
  • 2014-10-20 Lili Carati, Miss Italy 1975 and actress (Alcove), dies at 58
  • 2014-11-06 Carole Mathews [Jean Deifel], American actress (The Californians, Swamp Women), dies at 94
  • 2014-12-09 Mary Ann Mobley, American model/actress, dies from breast cancer at 77