Actresses in History (Part 18)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1701 - 1,800 of 5,358

  • 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, American 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
  • 1940-04-18 Ira von FFürstenberg, European socialite and actress (I Killed Rasputin), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1940-05-19 Joan Staley, American actress and Playboy playmate (Nov, 1958), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1940-06-21 Mariette Hartley, American actress (Poloroid spokesperson, Marooned), born in NYC, New York
  • 1940-06-25 Mary Beth Peil, American actress and singer (Mirrors, Dawson's Creek, The Stepford Wives), born in Davenport, Iowa
  • 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, American singer and 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, American actress (Making It, Peyton Place), born in San Fernando, California
  • 1940-08-09 Beverlee McKinsey, American actress (Iris-Another World, Guiding Light), born in McAlester, Oklahoma (d. 2008)
  • 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, English actress (Shirley Valentine), born in London, England

Person of interestRaquel Welch

1940-09-05 Raquel Welch, American actress and singer (Myra Breckenridge; 1,000,000 BC; 100 Rifles), born in Chicago, Illinois

Actress Raquel Welch
Actress
Raquel Welch
  • 1940-09-06 Jackie Trent, English singer-songwriter (Neighbours theme) and actress, born in Newcastle-under-Lyme (d. 2015)
  • 1940-09-12 Linda Gray, American actress (Sue Ellen Ewing-Dallas), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1940-09-22 Anna Karina, Danish French 'New Wave' actress (Alphaville), born in Solbjerg, Denmark (d. 2019)
  • 1940-10-06 Ellen Travolta, actress (Grease, Charles in Charge), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1940-10-14 Pat Finley, American actress (Ellen Hartley-Bob Newhart Show), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • 1940-10-21 Julie Parrish, Middlesboro Ky, actress (Good Morning World, Capitol)
  • 1940-11-05 Elke Sommer [Elke Schletz], German actress (A Shot in the Dark, The Oscar), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1940-12-02 Constance "Connie" Booth, American writer, actress, comedienne and psychotherapist (Fawlty Towers, Monty Python and the Holy Grail), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1940-12-08 Jenny Linden, English actress (Hedda, Dr Who & the Daleks), born in Worthing, Sussex, England
  • 1940-12-11 Donna Mills, American actress (Knots Landing, Incident), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1940-12-13 Edith Clever, German actress (Parsifal, L'Adolescente), born in Wuppertal, Germany
  • 1940-12-24 Sharon Farrell, American actress (Lori-Hawaii 5-0, Young & Restless), born in Sioux City, Iowa
  • 1941-01-03 Shima Iwashita, actress (Red Lion, Hara-Kiri, Double Suicide)

Person of interestFaye Dunaway

1941-01-14 Faye Dunaway, American actress (Chinatown, Bonnie & Clyde), born in Bascom, Florida

Actress Faye Dunaway
Actress
Faye Dunaway
  • 1941-01-18 Iva Zanicchi, Italian actress (Ragazza Tutta d'Oro), born in Ligonchio, Italy
  • 1941-01-31 Jessica Walter, American actress (Play Misty For Me, Arrested Development), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1941-02-03 Bridget Hanley, American actress (Here Come the Brides), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1941-02-06 Gigi Perreau, American actress (Journey to Center of Time), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-02-09 Sheila James Kuehl, politician/actress (Zelda-Dobie Gillis)
  • 1941-02-15 Florinda Bolkan [Bulcão], Brazilian model and actress (Damned, Last Valley, Word), born in Uruburetama, Brazil
  • 1941-02-24 Joanie Sommers, American singer and actress
  • 1941-02-25 Susan Browning, American actress (Pat-Mary Hartman), born in Baldwin, New York
  • 1941-03-06 Karyn Kupcinet, American actress (Carol-Gertrude Berg Show), born in Karyn Kupcinet (d. 1963)
  • 1941-04-07 Cornelia Frances [Zulver], British-Australian actress (Home and Away), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2018)
  • 1941-04-09 Hannah Gordon, British actress (Oh Alfie), born in Edinburgh, Scotland

Person of interestJulie Christie

1941-04-14 Julie Christie, British actress (Darling, Doctor Zhivago), born in Chukua, Assam, India

  • 1941-04-28 Ann-Margret, Swedish-American actress (Bye Bye Birdie, Tommy), born in Valsjöbyn, Sweden
  • 1941-05-01 Barbara Barendrecht, [BHM Wurfbain], actress (Dirty Picture)
  • 1941-05-06 Ghena Dimitrova, Bulgarian operatic soprano, born in Pleven, Kingdom of Bulgaria (d. 2005)
  • 1941-05-13 Senta Berger, actress (Cast a Giant Shadow), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1941-05-15 Lainie Kazan, singer/actress (Lust in the Dust, Beaches), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1941-05-17 Grace Zabriskie, American actress
  • 1941-05-18 Miriam Margolyes, English actress (Babe, Romeo and Juliet), born in Oxford
  • 1941-05-18 Diane McBain, actress (Surfside Six, Spinout, Donner Pass), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1941-05-27 Davina Phillips, actress
  • 1941-05-28 Beth Howland, actress (Vera - Alice, Company), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • 1941-06-19 Marlene Warfield, American actress (Victoria-Maude), born in Queens, New York
  • 1941-06-21 Pia Barendrecht, Indonesian-Dutch actress (Pinokkio)
  • 1941-06-30 Micki Grant, American singer, composer and actress, 1st African American woman to direct on Broadway, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1941-07-13 Jacques Perrin, French actor (Cinema Paradiso, 317th Platoon) and filmmaker, born in Paris, France
  • 1941-07-13 Lut[guard] Tomsin, actress/director (Knock on the Door)
  • 1941-08-12 Deborah Walley, actress (Mothers-in-Law, Beach Blanket), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1941-08-12 Jennifer Warren, American actress (Slap Shot, Fatal Beauty, Mutant), born in NYC, New York
  • 1941-08-13 Erin Fleming, Canadian actress, born in New Liskeard, Ontario (d. 2003)
  • 1941-08-26 Akiko Wakabayashi, Japanese actress
  • 1941-09-04 Joanna Van Gyseghem, English actress, born in Tunbridge Wells, England
  • 1941-09-18 Mariangela Melato, Italian actress (Flash Gordon, Summer Night), born in Milan, Italy (d. 2013)
  • 1941-09-26 Martine Beswick, English actress (Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde), born in Port Antonio, Jamaica
  • 1941-11-05 Patricia Harty, American actress (Occasional Wife, Blondie), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1941-11-21 Juliet Mills, actress (Nanny & the Professor, QB VII), born in London, England
  • 1941-11-28 Laura Antonelli, actress (Wifemistress, Divine Nymph), born in Pola, Italy (d. 2015)
  • 1941-12-10 Fionnula Flanagan, Irish actress (Rich Man Poor Man), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1941-12-12 Liesbeth List, Dutch actress and vocalist (Theodorakis), born in Bandoeng, Dutch East Indies
  • 1941-12-13 Anouska Hempel, British actress (Tiffany Jones), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 1941-12-31 Sarah Miles, English actress (Ryan's Hope, Big Sleep, Venom), born in Essex
  • 1942-01-05 Dany Sava [Danielle Savalle], French actress (Moon Pilot), born in Paris, France
  • 1942-01-08 Yvette Mimieux, American actress (Time Machine, Where the Boys Are), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-01-09 K. Callan, American actress (Joe's World, Martha-Lois & Clark), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1942-01-17 Nancy Parsons, American actress, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 2001)
  • 1942-01-19 Shelley Fabares, American actress (Donna Reed Show, Coach), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1942-01-26 Souad Hosni, Egyptian actress (d. 2001)
  • 1942-01-29 Robin Morgan, American poet, author, political theorist, academic, and former child actor (Dagmar-Mama), born in Lake Worth, Florida
  • 1942-01-31 Daniela Bianchi, Italian actress
  • 1942-02-01 Muna Wassef, Syrian actress (The Message) and UN Goodwill ambassador, born in Damascus, Syria
  • 1942-02-13 Carol Lynley, American actress (Night Stalker, Fantasy Island, Immortal), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-02-21 Margarethe Von Trotta, actress/director (Marianne), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1942-03-14 Rita Tushingham, English actress (Green Eyes, Doctor Zhivago), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1942-03-29 Julie Goodyear, English television actress (Bet Lynch-Coronation Street), born in Bury, England
  • 1942-04-03 Marsha Mason, American actress (Blume in Love, Cinderella Liberty), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1942-04-06 Anita Pallenberg, Italian model and actress credited as the muse of the Rolling Stones, born in Rome, Italy (d. 2017)
  • 1942-04-07 Edda Barends, actress (Arthur & Eva)
  • 1942-04-23 Sandra Dee [Alexandra Zuck], American actress (Gidget, Imitation of Life), born in Bayonne, New Jersey (d. 2005)

Person of interestBarbra Streisand

1942-04-24 Barbra Streisand, American singer, actress and award winner (People), born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1942-04-26 Claudine Auger, French actress (Thunderball) and Miss France (1958), born in Paris, France

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1701 - 1,800 of 1,905

  • 2012-02-12 Zina Bethune, American actress, dies from hit and run at 66
  • 2012-02-15 Lina Romay, Spanish actress (Conan the Barbarian), dies at 57
  • 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
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
  • 2013-01-11 Mariangela Melato, Italian actress (Flash Gordon, Summer Night), dies at 71
  • 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
  • 2013-04-26 Jacqueline Brookes, American actress (Jack & Mike, Another World), dies at 82
  • 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 Brennan, American actress (Laugh-In, Pvt Benjamin), dies from bladder cancer at 80
  • 2013-08-07 Kelly Garrett, American actress and singer (The Night That Made America Famous), dies of cancer at 69
  • 2013-08-08 Karen Black, American actress (5 Easy Pieces, Pyx), dies from ampullary cancer at 74
  • 2013-08-14 Lisa Robin Kelly, American actress, dies at 43
  • 2013-08-22 Keiko Fuji, Japanese enka singer and actress, dies at 62
  • 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 (Carol-Bob Newhart Show), dies from pneumonia at 70
  • 2013-11-13 Barbara Lawrence, American model, actress, and real estate agent (Oklahoma!, A Letter to Three Wives), dies of kidney failure 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
  • 2014-09-20 Polly Bergen [Nellie Burgin], American actress, singer, television host, and writer (Rhoda-Winds of War, The Helen Morgan Story), dies of natural causes at 84
  • 2014-10-01 Lynsey de Paul, British singer and actress (Sugar Me), dies from a brain hemorrhage at 66
  • 2014-10-09 Jan Hooks, American comedienne and actress (SNL, Designing Women), dies of throat cancer at 57
  • 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
  • 2014-11-25 Joanna Dunham, English actress (Possession, House the Dripped Blood), dies at 78
  • 2014-12-09 Mary Ann Mobley, American model/actress, dies from breast cancer at 77
  • 2014-12-18 Virna Lisi, Italian actress (Assault on a Queen, Bluebeard), dies at 78
  • 2014-12-21 Billie Whitelaw, British actress (Omen, Adding Machine), dies at 82
  • 2014-12-30 Yolande Donlan, British-American actress (Jigsaw, Expresso Bongo, Penny Princess), dies at 94

Person of interestLuise Rainer

2014-12-30 Luise Rainer, German-American actress and 1st actor to win multiple Academy Awards (The Great Ziegfeld 1936, The Good Earth 1937), dies at 104

Actress Luise Rainer
Actress
Luise Rainer
  • 2015-01-08 Virginia "Patsy" Garrett, American singer and actress (Nanny & the Professor, Fred Waring's Pleasure Time), dies at 93
  • 2015-01-19 Anne Kirkbride, English actress (Deirdre-Coronation Street), dies of breast cancer at 60
  • 2015-01-21 Pauline Yates, British actress (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), dies at 85
  • 2015-01-30 Geraldine McEwan, British actress (Agatha Christie's Miss Marple), dies at 82
  • 2015-01-31 Lizabeth Scott [Emma Matzo], American actress (Desert Fury, Dark City), dies of heart failure at 92
  • 2015-03-21 Jackie Trent, English singer-songwriter (Neighbours theme) and actress, dies at 74
  • 2015-04-26 Jayne Meadows, American actress (Dark Delusion, David and Bathsheba) & wife of Steve Allen, dies of natural causes at 95
  • 2015-04-27 Suzanne Crough, American child actress (The Partridge Family), dies at 52
  • 2015-05-01 Grace Lee Whitney, American singer and actress (Yeoman Rand-Star Trek), dies at 85
  • 2015-05-09 Elizabeth Wilson, American screen & stage actress (Doc, East Side/West Side), dies at 94
  • 2015-05-23 Anne Meara, American comedian and actress (Stiller & Meara, Archie's Place, The Other Woman), mother of Ben Stiller, dies at 85
  • 2015-05-29 Betsy Palmer [Patricia Betsy Hrunek], American actress (Mr Roberts, Friday the 13th), dies at 88
  • 2015-06-12 Monica Lewis, American jazz singer and film actress (Box Office, Affair with a Stranger), dies at 93
  • 2015-06-22 Laura Antonelli, Italian actress (Wifemistress, Divine Nymph), dies at 73
  • 2015-06-23 Magali Noël [Guiffray], French actress and singer, dies at 83
  • 2015-07-03 Diana Douglas, Bermudian-born American actress (The Indian Fighter), dies at 92
  • 2015-08-03 Coleen Gray [Doris Bernice Jensen], American actress (Apache Drums, The Killing), dies at 92
  • 2015-08-17 Yvonne Craig, American actress (Batgirl), dies at 78
  • 2015-08-20 Melody Patterson, American actress (F Troop) dies at 66
  • 2015-08-21 Anna Kashfi [Joan O'Callaghan], Welsh actress and 1st wife of Marlon Barando, dies at 80
  • 2015-08-23 Jean Darling, American child actress (Our Gang), dies at 93
  • 2015-09-03 Judy Carne, English comedienne and actress (Laugh-In), dies at 76
  • 2015-09-05 Setsuko Hara, Japanese actress (Late Spring, Tokyo Story), dies of pneumonia at 95
  • 2015-10-12 Joan Leslie, American actress (High Sierra, Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 90
  • 2015-10-17 Danièle Delorme [Gabrielle Girard], French actress (Pardon My Affair), dies at 89
  • 2015-10-24 Maureen O'Hara [FitzSimons], Irish-American actress and singer (Miracle on 34th St, The Quiet Man), dies at 95
  • 2015-10-27 Betsy Drake, French-born American actress and writer (Every Girl Should be Married), dies at 92
  • 2015-11-28 Marjorie Lord [Wollenberg], American actress (Make Room for Daddy, Sherlock Holmes in Washington), dies of natural causes at 97
  • 2015-12-05 Marília Pêra, Brazilian actress (Better Days Ahead, Pixote), dies of lung cancer at 72
  • 2015-12-06 Holly Woodlawn, transgender Puerto Rican actress (Warhol films), dies at 69
  • 2015-12-20 Patricia Elliott, American actress (Renee-Empire, One Life to Live), dies at 77
  • 2015-12-31 Beth Howland, American actress (Vera - Alice, Company), dies at 74
  • 2016-01-15 Noreen Corcoran, American actress (Bachelor Father), dies at 72
  • 2016-02-03 Mary Healy, American actress (The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T, He Married his Wife), dies of natural causes at 96
  • 2016-02-15 Denise Matthews "Vanity", singer (Prince protege) and actress (52 Pick Up), dies at 57
  • 2016-03-01 Martha Wright, American actress & singer (South Pacific, The Martha Wright Show), dies at 92
  • 2016-03-13 Adrienne Corri, British actress (River, Doctor Zhivago), dies at 85
  • 2016-03-22 Rita Gam, American actress (Night People, Hannibal), dies at 88
  • 2016-03-29 Patty Duke, American actress (The Miracle Worker), dies at 69
  • 2016-04-04 Chus Lampreave [María Jesús Lampreave Pérez], Spanish actress (Volver, Belle Époque), dies at 85
  • 2016-04-12 Anne Jackson, American stage actress (Twice Around the Park), dies at 90