On This Day

Actresses in History (Part 20)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1901 - 2,000 of 5,451

  • 1943-07-25 Janet Margolin, American actress (Take the Money & Run, David & Lisa), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • 1943-07-29 Roz Kelly, actress (Owl & Pussycat, Happy Days), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • 1943-07-31 Susan Flannery, American actress (Leslie Stewart-Dallas), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-08-04 Tina Cole, American singer (King Cousins) and actress (My Three Sons - "Katie"), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1943-08-13 Susan Jameson, English actress (Secret World of Polly Flint), born in Barnt Green, Worcestershire, England
  • 1943-08-15 Barbara Bouchet, German-American actress (Casino Royale), born in Liberec, Czech Republic
  • 1943-08-15 María Rojo, Mexican actress and politician, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1943-08-27 [Susan] Tuesday Weld, American actress (Dobie Gillis, Wild in Country), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-09-03 Valerie Perrine, American actress and model (Steam Bath, Superman, Lenny), born in Galveston, Texas
  • 1943-09-28 Susanne Jagd, Danish actress (Between the Sheets, Tinderbox)
  • 1943-10-02 Anna Ford, British broadcaster and actress (Secret Policeman's Ball), born in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England
  • 1943-10-05 Inna Churikova, Russian actress (Theme), born in Belebey, Russia
  • 1943-10-14 Noreen Corcoran, American actress (Kelly-Bachelor Father), born in Quincy Massachusetts (d. 2016)

Person of interestPenny Marshall

1943-10-15 Penny Marshall, American actress (The Odd Couple; Laverne & Shirley), and director (Big; Awakenings; A League of Their Own), and producer (Cinderella Man), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2018)

Actor and Director Penny Marshall
Actor and Director
Penny Marshall
  • 1943-10-21 Paula Kelly, American dancer and actress (Night Court - "Liz"), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1943-10-22 Catherine Deneuve [Dorleac], actress (Repulsion, Hunger), born in Paris, France
  • 1943-10-28 Conny Froboess, German actress (Rheinsberg), born in Wriezen, Germany
  • 1943-10-28 Charo López, Spanish actress (La regenta), born in Salamanca, Spain
  • 1943-10-30 Joanna Shimkus, Canadian actress (Marriage of a Young Stockbroker), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • 1943-11-04 Marlene Jobert, French actress and novelist (Adventures of John Difool), born in Algiers, French Algeria
  • 1943-11-17 Lauren Hutton [Mary], model/actress (American Gigolo), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • 1943-11-20 Veronica Hamel, American actress (Joyce-Hill St Blues, 79 Park Ave), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1943-11-23 Sue Nicholls, British actress
  • 1943-12-03 Valerie Perrine, actress (Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas
  • 1943-12-08 Patti Chandler, American actress (Bikini Beach), born in Culver City, California
  • 1943-12-08 Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision)
  • 1943-12-13 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London
  • 1943-12-20 Angel Tompkins, American actress (Gloria-Search), born in Albany, California
  • 1943-12-23 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress (A Patch of Blue, Beguilled), born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 1987)
  • 1943-12-24 Christiane Schmidtmer, German actress (Ship of Fools), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 2003)
  • 1943-12-25 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death)
  • 1944-01-06 Bonnie Franklin, American actress (Ann-1 Day at a Time), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2013)
  • 1944-01-29 Barbara Moore, Wardell Mo, actress (Lisa Rogers-Man From UNCLE)
  • 1944-02-02 Katherine Crawford, actress (Gemini Man, Captains & Kings), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-02-03 Trisha Noble, Australian singer and actress
  • 1944-02-13 Stockard Channing, American actress (Grease, Big Bus, Without a Trace), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-02-21 Kitty Winn, actress (Beacon Hill), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1944-02-22 E. J. Peaker, American actress (That's Life), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1944-02-24 Sheila Larkin, American actress (Deborah-Storefront Lawyer), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1944-02-25 Karen Grassle, American actress (Caroline-Little House on Prairie), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1944-02-25 Kristina Holland, American actress (Tina-Courtship of Eddie's Father), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • 1944-02-28 Kelly Bishop, CO, actress (Unmarried Woman, Advice to Lovelorn)
  • 1944-03-02 Katherine Crawford, actress (Captains & Kings, Gemini Man)
  • 1944-03-02 Uschi Glas, German actress
  • 1944-03-21 Marie-Christine Barrault, actress (Stardust Memories), born in Paris, France
  • 1944-03-25 Kelly Garrett, American actress and singer (The Night That Made America Famous), born in Chester, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)

Person of interestDiana Ross

1944-03-26 Diana Ross [Earle], American singer (The Supremes - "Stop! In The Name Of Love"; "You Can't Hurry Love"; "I Hear A Symphony"), and actress (Lady Sings Blues; Mahogany), born in Detroit, Michigan

Singer and Actress Diana Ross
Singer and Actress
Diana Ross
  • 1944-04-01 Carol White, England, actress (Daddy's Gone a Hunting)
  • 1944-04-05 Willeke van Ammelrooy, Dutch actress (Cidke de Rat, Antonia), born in Amsterdam
  • 1944-04-30 Jill Clayburgh, American actress (Unmarried Woman, Semi-Tough), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1944-05-07 Sivi Aberg, Swedish actress (Batman TV show), born in Gävle, Sweden
  • 1944-05-07 Eva Norvind, Norwegian-Mexican actress, born in Trondheim, Norway (d. 2006)
  • 1944-05-10 Marie-France Pisier, Daclat, Vietnam, French actress and writer (Love on the Run, Cousin cousine)
  • 1944-05-14 Francesca Annis, actress (Madame Bovary, Dune), born in London, England
  • 1944-05-15 Gunilla Hutton, Goteborg Sweden, actress (Petticoat Junction)
  • 1944-05-28 Patricia Quinn, Lady Stephens, Northern-Irish actress, voice artist and singer (The Rocky Horror Picture Show), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1944-05-28 Faith Brown, British actress and impressionist
  • 1944-06-04 Michelle Phillips, American singer and actress (Mamas & Papas), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1944-06-09 Brigid Bazlen, American actress (Pam-Too Young to go Steady), born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin (d. 1989)
  • 1944-06-12 Linda Foster, American actress (Doris-Hank), born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • 1944-06-21 Corinna Tsopel, Greek actress (Man Called Horse) and Miss Universe 1964, born in Athens, Greece
  • 1944-07-08 Jonelle Allen, American stage and screen actress, and singer (Two Gentlemen of Verona; Palmerstown, USA - "Bessie"; Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman - "Grace"), born in New York City
  • 1944-07-12 Denise Nicholas, American actress (Room 222, Baby I'm Back), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1944-07-17 Catherine Schell [Katherina Freiin Schell von Bauschlott], Hungarian-born British actress (two Pink Panther films), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1944-07-25 Mijanou van Baarzel, Dutch actress (Klaverweide-Alicia)
  • 1944-07-30 Frances de la Tour, English actress (Bejeweled, Wombling Free), born in Bovingdon, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1944-07-31 Geraldine Chaplin, American-born actress (Doctor Zhivago, 3 Musketeers) daughter of Charlie Chaplin, born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1944-07-31 Sherry Lansing, actress (China Syndrome, Black Rain), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944-08-08 Brooke Bundy, American actress
  • 1944-08-23 Lena Tabori, Swedish actress model and daughter of Viveca Lindfors, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1944-08-26 Cornelia J. "Corry" Arends, Dutch actress (Fool's Hat)
  • 1944-09-04 Jennifer Salt, American actress (Sisters, Soap, Wedding Party), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-09-06 Linda Kaye Henning, American actress (Betty Joe-Petticoat Junction), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-09-06 Swoosie Kurtz, American actress (Slap Shot, Garp, Sisters), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1944-09-13 Jacqueline Bisset, English actress (Class, Deep, Secrets), born in Weybridge, Surrey, England
  • 1944-09-14 Joey Heatherton, American dancer and actress (Bluebeard), born in Rockville Center, New York
  • 1944-09-18 Rocío Jurado, Spanish singer and actress, born in Chipiona, Spain (d. 2006)
  • 1944-09-21 Fannie Flagg, American actress and comediene (Candid Camera), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1944-09-21 Susan Maureen Fleetwood, Scotland, actress (Krays, Sacrifice)
  • 1944-09-24 Diana Körner, German actress (Barry Lyndon), born in Wolmirsleben, Germany
  • 1944-10-04 Rocío Dúrcal, Spanish singer and actress (d. 2006)
  • 1944-10-14 Udo Kier, German actress (Warhol Dracula, Warhol Frankenstein), born in Lindenthal, Cologne, Germany
  • 1944-10-17 Carol Cole, West Medford Mass, actress (Ellie-Grady)
  • 1944-10-31 Sally Kirkland, American actress (Anna, Sting, Pvt Benjamin, Big Bad Mama), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-11-24 Candy Darling [James Slattery], American transgender actress (Flesh, Women in Revolt), born in Queens, New York (d. 1974)
  • 1944-11-28 Rita Mae Brown, American poet, novelist (Rubyfruit Jungle), screenwriter (Long Hot Summer), and mystery writer (Mrs. Murphy), born in Hanover, Pennsylvania
  • 1944-12-02 Cathy Lee Crosby, American actress (Coach, That's Incredible), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-12-10 Tisha Sterling, American actress (Coogan's Bluff), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1944-12-11 Lynda Day George, American actress (Casey-Mission Impossible), born in San Marcos, Texas
  • 1944-12-11 Teri Garr, American actress (Mr. Mom, Young Frankenstein), born in Lakewood, Ohio (or 1947)
  • 1944-12-20 Jean Fergusson, English actress, born in Wakefield, United Kingdom
  • 1944-12-26 Jane Lapotaire, British actress (Spirit of the Dead), born in Ipswich, Suffolk, England
  • 1945-01-10 Spider Sabich, American alpine skier (Olympics 1968; shot by actress Claudine Longet), born in Sacramento, California (d. 1976)
  • 1945-01-11 Christine Kaufmann, Austrian-born actress (Town Without Pity, Red Lips), born in Lendolf (d. 2017)
  • 1945-01-25 Leigh Taylor-Young, American actress (Peyton Place, Alice B Toklas), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1945-02-03 Willeke Alberti [Verbruggen], Dutch vocalist/actress (Small Truth)
  • 1945-02-12 Maud Adams, Lulea Sweden, actress (Octopussy, Rollerball, Tattoo)
  • 1945-02-17 Brenda Fricker, actress (My Left Foot), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1945-02-17 Patricia Morrow, American actress (Rita-Peyton Place), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-02-22 Leslie Charleson, American actress (Monica-General Hospital), born in Kansas City, Missouri

Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1901 - 1,946 of 1,946

  • 2019-04-16 Fay McKenzie, American actress and singer (The Party, Sierra Sue), dies at 101

Person of interestDoris Day

2019-05-13 Doris Day [Kappelhoff], American singer ("Sentimental Journey; "Que Sera, Sera"), actress known as the "girl next door" (Pillow Talk; The Man Who Knew Too Much), and animal rights activist, dies of pneumonia at 97

Singer and Actress Doris Day
Singer and Actress
Doris Day
  • 2019-06-12 Sylvia Miles, American actress (Midnight Cowboy, Farewell My Lovely), dies at 94
  • 2019-08-16 Anna Quayle, British actress (A Hard Day's Night, Stop the World - I want to Get Off), dies at 86
  • 2019-08-23 Sheila Steafel, South African British actress (The Frost Report), dies at 84
  • 2019-08-30 Valerie Harper, American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show; Rhoda), dies of cancer at 80
  • 2019-10-04 Diahann Carroll, American actress (Julia, Claudine, Dominique-Dynasty), dies at 84
  • 2019-10-14 Sulli [Choi Jin-ri], South Korean K-pop singer (f(x)) and actress (Fashion King), takes her own life at 25
  • 2019-12-01 Shelley Morrison, American actress (General Hospital, Will & Grace), dies at 83
  • 2019-12-14 Anna Karina, Danish French 'New Wave' actress (Alphaville), dies at 79
  • 2020-02-07 Nexhmije Pagarusha, Albanian singer ‘the Nightingale of Kosovo’ and actress, dies at 86
  • 2020-03-15 Suzy Delair, French actress and singer (The Murderer Lives at Number 21, Utopia, White Paws), dies at 102
  • 2020-04-05 Honor Blackman, English actress (Goldfinger, The Avengers), dies at 94
  • 2020-04-22 Shirley Knight, American actress (Endless Love, Desperate Housewives), dies at 83
  • 2020-04-29 Jill Gascoine, British stage and pioneering TV actress (The Gentle Touch- "Maggie Forbes"), and novelist, dies of Alzheimer's disease at 83
  • 2020-06-27 Linda Cristal, Argentinian actress (High Chapparal), dies at 89
  • 2020-07-05 Ragaa al-Gedawy, Egyptian actress (The Stranger) dies of COVID-19 at 81
  • 2020-07-08 Naya Rivera, American actress and singer (Glee), drowns at 33
  • 2020-07-12 Kelly Preston, American actress (Mischief, Twins, A Tigers Tale), dies of breast cancer at 57
  • 2020-07-16 Brigid Berlin, American actress (Andy Warhol films), dies at 80
  • 2020-07-17 Zizi Jeanmaire, French dancer, singer and actress (Carmen), dies at 96
  • 2020-07-21 Annie Ross, British-American jazz singer (Lambert, Hendricks & Ross - "Twisted") and actress, dies from emphysema and heart disease, at 89 [1]

Person of interestOlivia de Havilland

2020-07-25 Olivia de Havilland, American actress (All the King's Men, The Adventures of Robin Hood, Gone with the Wind), dies at 104

  • 2020-09-10 Diana Rigg, English actress (Emma Peel-Avengers, Game of Thrones), dies at 82
  • 2020-09-12 Barbara Jefford, British stage actress (James Joyce's Ulysses), dies at 90
  • 2020-09-23 Juliette Gréco, French singer (Sous le ciel de Paris) and actress, dies at 93 [1]
  • 2020-09-27 Yūko Takeuchi, Japanese actress (Miss Sherlock), dies at 40
  • 2020-10-13 Conchata Ferrell, American actress (LA Law, Two and a Half Men), dies at 77
  • 2020-12-02 Pamela Tiffin, American actress (One, Two, Three; Viva Max!), dies at 78 [1]
  • 2020-12-10 Barbara Windsor, British actress and Dame (Carry On films, EastEnders). dies at 83
  • 2020-12-12 Ann Reinking, American dancer and actress (All the Jazz, Micki & Maude), dies at 71 [1]

Person of interestDawn Wells

2020-12-30 Dawn Wells, American actress (Gilligan's Island -"Mary Ann"), dies of COVID-19 complications at 82 [1]

Actress Dawn Wells
Actress
Dawn Wells
  • 2021-01-04 Tanya Roberts, American actress (Charlie's Angels, A View to a Kill), dies at 65 [1]
  • 2021-01-27 Cloris Leachman, American Oscar and Emmy award-winning actress (The Last Picture Show; Mary Tyler Moore Show - "Phyllis"), dies at 94 [1] [2]
  • 2021-01-28 Cicely Tyson, American stage and screen actress (Roots; The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman), dies at 96 [1]
  • 2021-04-03 Gloria Henry [McEniry], American actress (Dennis the Menace), dies at 98
  • 2021-04-16 Helen McCrory, English actress (The Queen, Peaky Blinders), dies of cancer at 52
  • 2021-04-29 Billie Hayes [Brosch], American stage, film, and television actress Li'l Abner - "Mammy Yokum"; Witchiepoo), dies at 96
  • 2021-05-01 Olympia Dukakis, Greek-American stage and screen, Obie, Oscar, and Golden Globe award-winning actress (Man Equals Man; Moonstruck; Steel Magnolias), dies at 89 [1]
  • 2021-05-07 (Julie) "Tawny" Kitaen, American actress (Bachelor Party; Whitesnake videos; Witchboard), dies at 59
  • 2021-05-31 Arlene Golonka, American actress (The Andy Griffith Show - "Millie Hutchins"; Mayberry R.F.D. - "Millie Swanson"), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 85
  • 2021-06-20 (Beverly) Joanne Linville, American character actress, dies at 93
  • 2021-07-01 Philece Sampler, American actress (Another World, 1987-89 -"Donna Love"; Days Of Our Lives, 1981-84 - "Renée"), and anime voice dubber, dies of a heart attack at 67
  • 2021-08-07 (Marjorie) "Markie" Post, American actress (Night Court, 1984-92 - "Christine"; There’s Something About Mary), dies of cancer at 70
  • 2021-08-07 Jane Withers, American film child star (Bright Eyes; Ginger), character actress (Giant), and commercial spokesperson (Josephine the Plumber), dies at 95
  • 2021-08-09 Patricia Hitchcock, British-American actress, dies at 93

Famous Actresses