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Actresses in History (Part 23)

Events in Film & TV


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Birthdays 2201 - 2,300 of 5,452

  • 1948-04-23 Tessa Wyatt, English actress (Beast in the Cellar; Wedding Night), born in Woking, Surrey, England
  • 1948-04-28 Marcia Strassman, American actress (Julle Kotter-Welcome Back Kotter), born in New York, (d. 2014)
  • 1948-04-28 Dorothée Berryman, Canadian stage and screen actress (The Decline of the American Empire), and jazz singer, born in Quebec City, Quebec
  • 1948-05-12 Lindsay Ann Crouse, American actress (Slapshot, Iceman, Places in Heart), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-05-16 Katia Dandoulaki, Greek actress
  • 1948-05-19 Grace Jones, Jamaican-American disco singer ("Slave to the Rhythm"), and actress (A View To A Kill), born in Spanish Town, St. Catherine, Jamaica
  • 1948-05-21 Carol Potter, American actress (Beverly Hills 90210, Today's FBI), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-05-27 Anna E "Annelies" Balhan, Dutch revue-artist/actress (Sweet Chairty)
  • 1948-05-31 Lynda Bellingham, Canadian-born English actress (Sweeney, Scarlet Tunic), born in Montreal, Quebec, (d. 2014)
  • 1948-06-04 Rosemary Joyce, model and actress (Daphne Draper-Search For Tomorrow)
  • 1948-06-11 Lynsey de Paul, British singer and actress (Sugar Me), born in London (d. 2014)
  • 1948-06-19 Phylicia Rashad, American actress and singer (The Cosby Show, One Life to Live), born in Houston, Texas

Person of interestKathy Bates

1948-06-28 Kathy Bates, American Academy Award-winning actress (Misery), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Actress Kathy Bates
Actress
Kathy Bates
  • 1948-07-06 Nathalie Baye, French actress (Beau Pere, Honeymoon), born in Mainneville, France
  • 1948-07-13 Daphne Maxwell Reid, actress (Frank's Place)
  • 1948-07-19 Beverly Archer, American actress (Iola-Mama's Family), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • 1948-07-28 Georgia Engel, American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show - "Georgette"; Hot In Cleveland), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2019)
  • 1948-08-22 Eleonora Brown, Italian actress (The Sailor from Gibraltar), born in Naples, Italy
  • 1948-09-07 Susan Blakely, American actress (Rich Man Poor Man), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • 1948-09-10 Judy Geeson, English actress (To Sir With Love, Berserk), born in Arundel, England
  • 1948-09-13 Nell Carter, American actress (Nell-Gimme a Break, Lobo), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2003)

Person of interestOlivia Newton-John

1948-09-26 Olivia Newton-John, Australian singer and actress (Lets Get Physical), born in Cambridge, England

Singer and Actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and Actress
Olivia Newton-John
  • 1948-10-02 Persis Khambatta, Indian actress (Star Trek, Megaforce), born in Mumbai, India (d. 1998)
  • 1948-10-08 Sarah Purcell, American actress and TV hostess (Real People), born in Richmond, Indiana
  • 1948-10-08 Stephanie Marrian [Stefanie Khan], French model, actress and comedienne (Benny Hill Show), born in Paris, France
  • 1948-10-08 Claude Jade, French actress (Stolen Kisses), born in Dijon, France (d. 2006)
  • 1948-10-16 Hema Malini, Indian Actress
  • 1948-10-17 Margot Kidder, Canadian American actress (Lois Lane in Superman films, Amityville Horror), born in Yellowknife, Canada (d. 2018)
  • 1948-10-28 Telma Hopkins, American singer (Tony Orlando & Dawn), and actress (Family Matters), born in Louisville, Kentucky

Person of interestKate Jackson

1948-10-29 Kate Jackson, actress (Rookies, Charlie's Angels), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Actress Kate Jackson
Actress
Kate Jackson
  • 1948-11-01 Anna Stuart, American actress (Another World, All My Children), born in Bluefield, West Virginia
  • 1948-11-03 Lulu [Marie Lawrie], Scottish singer (Together) and actress (To Sir, With Love), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1948-11-13 Sheila Frazier, American actress (Gloria-Lazarus Syndrome), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-11-18 Andrea Marcovicci, American actress (Gloria-Berrengers, Fran-Trapper John), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-11-28 Agnieszka Holland, Polish actress and director (Europa Europa), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1948-12-03 Diane Kurys, French filmmaker and actress (Entre Nous), born in Lyon, Rhône, France
  • 1948-12-06 JoBeth Williams, American actress (Kramer vs Kramer, Poltergeist), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1948-12-11 Elizabeth Baur, American actress (Fran-Ironside, Teresa-Lancer), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)
  • 1948-12-14 Dee Wallace Stone [Deanna Bowers], American actress (Critters, 10, ET), born in Kansas City, Kanasas
  • 1948-12-15 Melanie Chartoff, American actress (Fridays, Parker Lewis) and director, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1948-12-15 Cassandra Harris, Australian actress (For Your Eyes Only), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1991)
  • 1948-12-22 Lynne Thigpen, American actress, born in Joliet, Illinois (d. 2003)
  • 1948-12-25 Merry Clayton, American soul and gospel singer (Ray Charles; Rolling Stones - "Gimme Shelter") and actress, born in Gert Town, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1949-01-07 Anne Schedeen, American actress, born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1949-01-10 Teresa Graves, American actress (Laugh-in, Get Christie Love!), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1949-01-14 Christine Belford, American actress (Banacek, Empire, 90210), born in Amityville, New York
  • 1949-01-16 Caroline Munro, English actress & model (The Spy Who Loved Me, Maniac), born in Windsor, Berkshire
  • 1949-01-17 Debbie Watson, American actress (Karen, Tammy), born in La Mirada California,
  • 1949-01-31 Carol Hawkins, English actress (Dialing for Dingbats), born in Chipping Barnet, United Kingdom
  • 1949-02-02 Sherry Mathis, actress (Search for Tomorrow)
  • 1949-02-08 Brooke Adams, American actress (Cynthia-OK Crackerby, Body Snatchers), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-02-08 Julia Barr, Ft Wayne Ind, actress (Brooke-All My Children)
  • 1949-02-15 Jess Walton, Mich, actress (Jill Foster Abbott-Young & Restless)
  • 1949-03-02 Gates McFadden, American actress (Beverly Crusher-Star Trek Next Generation), born in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
  • 1949-03-12 Sara Lane, American actress (Elizabeth Grainger-The Virginian), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-03-22 Fanny Ardant, French actress (The Woman Next Door), born in Saumur, France
  • 1949-03-26 Vicki Lawrence, American television actress (The Carol Burnett Show; Mama's Family), and singer ("The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia"), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1949-03-30 Dana (Richenda Antoinette) "Dana" Gillespie, English actress and singer (Jesus Christ Superstar), born in Surrey, England
  • 1949-04-02 Pamela Reed, actress (Grand, Kindergarten Cop, Home Court), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1949-04-06 Jane Actman, American actress (Barbara-Paul Lynde Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-04-14 Sonja Kristina [Shaw], English songwriter and actress (Hair; Curved Air), born in Brentwood, England
  • 1949-04-16 Melody Patterson, American actress (F Troop), born in Inglewood, California (d. 2015)

Person of interestJessica Lange

1949-04-20 Jessica Lange, American actress (King Kong, Tootsie, American Horror Stories), born in Cloquet, Minnesota

Actress Jessica Lange
Actress
Jessica Lange
  • 1949-04-20 Veronica Cartwright, English-American actress (Invasion of the Body Snatchers), born in Bristol, England
  • 1949-04-21 Patti LuPone, American stage and screen Tony Award-winning actress and Grammy Award-winning singer (Evita; Life Goes On), born in Northport, Long Island, New York
  • 1949-04-23 Blair Brown, American actress (Altered States, Molly Dodd), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1949-04-23 Joyce DeWitt, American actress (Janet Wood-Three's Company), born in Wheeling, West Virginia
  • 1949-04-29 Anita Dobson, British stage and screen actress (EastEnders, 1985-88 - "Angie Watts"), and singer ("Anyone Can Fall in Love"), born in Stepney, London, England
  • 1949-05-04 Sybil Danning, Austrian-American actress (Chained Heat), born in Wels, Austria
  • 1949-05-05 Anna Bergman, Swedish actress (Agent 69), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1949-05-13 Zoe Wanamaker, American actress (Raggedy Rawney), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-05-26 Dayle Haddon, Canadian model and actress (North Dallas Forty; Bedroom Eyes), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1949-05-26 Pam Grier, American actress (The Big Bird Cage; Jackie Brown; The L-Word), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • 1949-05-28 Sue Holderness, English actress (Marlene-Only Fools & Horses, Sandbaggers), born in London, England
  • 1949-06-06 Holly Near, American folksinger, actress and activist, born in Ukiah, California
  • 1949-06-14 Rochelle Firestone, American actress (Hellhole), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1949-06-22 Lindsay Wagner, American actress (Bionic Woman, Paper Chase, Nighthawks), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestMeryl Streep

1949-06-22 Meryl Streep, American actress (French Lieutenant's Woman, Sophie's Choice), born in Summit, New Jersey

Actress Meryl Streep
Actress
Meryl Streep
  • 1949-06-25 Brenda Sykes, American actress (Ozzie's Girls, Getting Straight), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1949-07-03 Jan Smithers, American actress (Bailey-WKRP), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1949-07-03 Susan Penhaligon, British actress (Dracula, Nasty Habits), born in Manila, Philippines
  • 1949-07-06 Shelley Hack, American actress (Tiffany Welles-Charlie's Angel), born in Greenwich, Connecticut

Person of interestShelley Duvall

1949-07-07 Shelley Duvall, actress (Popeye, Faery Tale Theater), born in Houston, Texas

  • 1949-07-29 Leslie Easterbrook, American actress (The Devil's Rejects, Police Academy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-08-02 Madeleine Smith, English actress (Vampire Lovers), born in Sussex, England
  • 1949-08-15 Ann Ryerson, American actress (Pvt Carol Winter-Pvt Benjamin), born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
  • 1949-08-20 Katiana Balanika [Aikaterini Athaniti], Greek actress (On Air) and singer
  • 1949-08-21 Loretta Devine, American actress (Boston Public), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1949-08-23 Shelley Long, American actress (Diane in Cheers, Money Pit), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1949-09-16 Susan Ruttan, American actress (Roxanne Melman-LA Law), born in Oregon City, Oregon
  • 1949-09-19 Twiggy [Leslie Hornby], English model and actress (Boyfriend, W), born in Neasden, Middlesex, England
  • 1949-09-25 Mimi Kennedy, American actress (Spencer, 3 girls 3, Under 1 Roof), born in Rochester, New York

Person of interestSigourney Weaver

1949-10-08 Sigourney Weaver [Susan Alexandra], American actress (Alien, Working Girl), born in Manhattan, New York

  • 1949-10-10 Jessica Harper, American actress (Inserts, Stardust Memories), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1949-10-14 Katy Manning, English actress (Doctor Who-Jo Grant), born in Guildford, Surrey, England
  • 1949-11-01 Jeannie Berlin, American actress (Heartbreak Kid, Portnoy's Complaint), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1949-11-10 Ann Reinking, American dancer and actress (All the Jazz, Micki & Maude), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2020) [1]
  • 1949-11-26 Juanin Clay, American actress (The Legend of the Lone Ranger), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1995)
  • 1949-11-30 Margaret Whitton, American actress (Good & Evil; Major League), born in Meade, Maryland (d. 2016)
  • 1949-12-03 Heather Menzies-Urich, Canadian actress (The Sound of Music; Piranha), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2017)

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