January in History  
 January 23
Randolph Scott - Actor
Last of the Mohicans, Western Union
Jan. 23, 1898Born: Orange, Virginia

David Newell - Actor
Runaway Bride, White Heat, Dangerous Curves
the mailman in Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood
Jan. 23, 1905Born: Carthage, Missouri

Bob Steele - Actor
Duffy on 'F Troop', Big Sleep
Jan. 23, 1907Born: Portland, Oregon

Dan Duryea - Actor
Pride of the Yankees
Jan. 23, 1907Born: White Plains, New York

'Ernie' [Ernest Edward] Kovacs - Comedian
Ernie Kovacs' Show
Jan. 23, 1919Born: Trenton, New Jersey

Florence Halop - Actress
Florence on 'Night Court'
Jan. 23, 1923Born: New York, NY.
Jul. 15, 1986Dies at 63

Jeanne Moreau - Actress
Going Places, Jules & Jim
Jan. 23, 1928Born: Paris, France

Chita Rivera [Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero] - Actress
West Side Story, Sweet Charity
Jan. 23, 1933Born: Washington, DC.

Lou Antonio - Actor
Barney-Snoop Sisters, Makin' It, Star Trek TOS
Jan. 23, 1934Born: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Arlene Golonka - Actress
Millie on 'Mayberry RFD'
Jan. 23, 1939Born: Chicago, Illinois

'Gil' [Gilbert] Gerard - Actor
Buck Rogers in 25th Century
Jan. 23, 1943Born: Little Rock, Arkansas

Rutger [Oelsen] Hauer - Actor
Blade Runner, Ladyhawke, Osterman Weekend
Jan. 23, 1944Born: Breukelen, Netherlands

Richard Dean Anderson - Actor
MacGyver, Emerald Point NAS, Stargate SG1
Jan. 23, 1950Born: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Richard Gilliland - Actor
Jonesy on 'Waltons', Tom on 'Heartland',Thirtysomething, Party of Five
Jan. 23, 1950Born: Fort Worth, Texas

Tyrone [William] Power Jr - Actor
Shag,Cocoon, Cocoon: The Return
Jan. 23, 1959Born: Los Angeles, California

Gail O'Grady - Actress
Hitman, Nobody's Perfect, NYPD Blue
Jan. 23, 1963Born: Detroit, Michigan

Mariska [Magdolina] Hargitay - Actress
Jesse Smith on 'Downtown'
Jan. 23, 1964Born: Santa Monica, Calif

Tiffani Amber Theissen - Actress
Saved by Bell, 90210
Jan. 23, 1974Born: Long Beach, Calif,

Barney Miller
Jan. 23, 1975Premieres on ABC TV

A Team -
With Mr T
Jan. 23, 1983Premieres on NBC

Seinfeld
Jan. 23, 1991Debuts on NBC-TV

Nell Carter [Nell Ruth Hardy] -Actress
Nell on 'Gimme a Break', Lobo
Sep. 13, 1948Born: Birmingham, Ala.
Jan. 23, 2003Died from heart disease complicated by diabetes and obesity

'Capt Kangaroo' [Robert James Keeshan - Actor
Clarabell the Clown, Captain Kangaroo
Jan. 23, 2004Dies at 76 of natural causes

'Johnny' [John William] Carson - Comedian
Tonight Show, Who Do You Trust
Jan. 23, 2005Died of respiratory arrest arising from emphysema at 79

 January 22
Ann Sothern [Harriette Arlene Lake] - Actress
Lady in a Cage, My Mother the Car
Jan. 22, 1909Born: Valley City, North Dakota

Piper Laurie [Rosetta Jacobs] - Actress
Twin Peaks
Jan. 22, 1932Born: Detroit, Michigan

'Bill' [Wilfred Bailey] Bixby - Acto
Incredible Hulk, My Favorite Martian
Jan. 22, 1934Born: San Francisco, CA.

Graham Kerr - Chef
Galloping Gourmet
Jan. 22, 1934Born: London, England

Seymour [Joseph] Cassel - Actor
Faces, Plain Clothes, Valentino
Jan. 22, 1935Born: Detroit, Michigan

John [Vincent] Hurt - Acto
Elephant Man, Alien, Midnight Express
Jan. 22, 1940Born: England

Andrew Rubin - Actor
Hometown, Joe Bash
Jan. 22, 1946Born: New Bedford, Massachusetts

'Chris' [Christopher Boyd] Lemmon - Actor
Brothers & Sisters, Duet
Jan. 22, 1954Born: Los Angeles, California

John Wesley Shipp - Actor
The Flash, Dawson's Creek, Kelly on 'Guiding Light'
Jan. 22, 1956Born: Norfolk, Virginia

Linda [Denise] Blair - Actres
Exorcist, Chained Heat, Savage St
Jan. 22, 1959Born: St Louis MO

Diane Lane - Actress
Streets of Fire, Lady Beware, Lonesome Dove
Jan. 22, 1965Born: New York City, New York

Rowan & Martin's Laugh In
Jan. 22, 1968Premieres on NBC

Olivia [Jane] d'Abo - Actress
Wonder Years, Single Guy
Jan. 22, 1969Born: London, England

Brian [Richard] Gaskill - Actor
David Michaels on 'Models Inc', Bob on 'All My Children'
Jan. 22, 1970Born: Honolulu, Hawaii

Emergency
Jan. 22, 1972Premieres on NBC TV

[Paul] Balthazar Getty - Actor
Young Guns 2, Lord of the Flies
Jan. 22, 1975Born: Tarzana, California

Kevin Sheridan - Actor
Soul Man
Jan. 22, 1982Born: Los Angeles, California

Jean [Merilyn] Simmons - Actress
Thorn Birds, Guys & Dolls
Jan. 31, 1929Born: Crouch Hill, London, England
Jan. 22, 2010Died from lung cancer at 80

Hikaru Sulu - Helmsma
character on Star Trek
Jan. 22, 2237Born: San Francisco, California

 January 21
'J' [Joseph Patrick] Carrol Naish - Actor
Charlie Chan in 'Adventures of Charlie Chan', Annie Get Your Gun
Jan. 21, 1896Born: New York City, New York

Alan Hewitt - Actor
Detective Brennan on 'My Favorite Martian'
Jan. 21, 1915Born: New York City, New York

'Jinx' [Eugenia Lincoln] Falkenburg - Actress
Masquerade Party
Jan. 21, 1919Born: Barcelona, Spain

John Doucette - Actor
Lock Up, Big Town
Jan. 21, 1921Born: Brockton, Massachusetts

[David] Paul Scofield - Actor
Man for All Seasons, Train
Jan. 21, 1922Born: Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England

'Telly' [Aristotle] Savalas - Actor
Acapulco, Kojak
Jan. 21, 1924Born: Garden City Long Island NY

'Benny' [Alfred Hawthorn] Hill - Comedian
Benny Hill Show
Jan. 21, 1924Born: Southampton, England
Apr. 20, 1992Dies of a heart attack at 67

Paul Burke - Actor
Neal on 'Dynasty'
Jan. 21, 1926Born: New Orleans, Louisiana

'Steve' [Stephen L.] Reeves - Actor
Hercules, Hercules Unchained
Jan. 21, 1926Born: Glasgow, Montana

[Elizabeth] Ann Wedgeworth - Actress
Tiger's Tale, Men's Club, Bogie, Three's Company
Jan. 21, 1935Born: Abilene, Tx,

'Wolfman Jack' [Robert Weston Smith] - DJ
Midnight Special
Jan. 21, 1939Born: New York City, New York

Mac Davis - Singer/actor
Mac Davis Show, North Dallas 40
Jan. 21, 1942Born: Lubbock, Texas

Jill Eikenberry - Actress
Ann Kelsey-LA Law, Manhattan Project
Jan. 21, 1947Born: New Haven, Ct.

'George Orwell' [Eric Arthur Blair] - Satirist/author
Animal Farm, 1984
Jun. 25, 1903Born: Motihari, Bihar, India
Jan. 21, 1950Dies at 47

Robby Benson [Robin David Segal] - Actor
One on One, Running Brave, Ice Castles, Beauty and the Beast
Jan. 21, 1956Born: Dallas, Texas

'Geena' [Virginia Elizabeth] Davis - Actress
Beetlejuice, The Fly
Jan. 21, 1957Born: Wareham, MA.

Cecil B DeMille - Director / Filmmaker
10 Commandments, Ben Hur
Aug. 12, 1881Born: Ashfield, Massachusetts
Jan. 21, 1959Died of heart failure at 78

George Harrison
Beatle
Jan. 21, 1966Marries model Patti Boyd

'Ann' [Clara Lou] Sheridan - Actress
Dodge City, Good Sam, Another World
Jan. 21, 1967Died of esophageal and liver cancer at age 51

Emma Lee Bunton [Baby Spice] - Vocalist
Spice Girls
Jan. 21, 1976Born: Finchley, London, England

Allyn Joslyn - Actor
They Won't Forget, Cafe Society
Jul. 21, 1901Born: Milford, Pa.
Jan. 21, 1981Died of cardiac failure at 79

Lorena Bobbitt
Jan. 21, 1994Found temporarily insane for chopping off spouse's penis

Jack Lord [John Joseph Patrick Ryan] - Actor
Steve McGarrett on 'Hawaii 5-0', God's Little Acre
Dec. 30, 1920Born: New York City, New York
Jan. 21, 1998Died of congestive heart failure at 77

Susan [Elizabeth] Strasberg - Actress
In Praise of Older Women, Manitou
May. 22, 1938Born: New York, NY,
Jan. 21, 1999Died at the age of 60

 January 20
Finlay [Jefferson] Currie - Actor
Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers
Jan. 20, 1878Born: Edinburgh, Scotland

Roscoe Ates - Actor
Deputy Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass
Jan. 20, 1895Born: Grange, Mississippi

George Burns [Nathan Birnbaum] - Actor/comedian
Oh God
Jan. 20, 1896Born: New York, New York

Rolfe [Edward] Sedan - Actor
Mailman on 'George Burns Show'
Jan. 20, 1896Born: New York City, New York

Colin Clive [Colin Glenn Clive Greig] - Actor
Bride of Frankenstein
Jan. 20, 1900Born: St. Malo, France

Leon Ames [Leon Wycoff] - Actor
Mr Ed, Father of the Bride
Jan. 20, 1902Born: Portland, Indiana

Paula Wessely - Actress/producer
Masquerade
Jan. 20, 1907Born: Vienna, Austria

Christopher Casson - Actor
Zardoz, Educating Rita
Jan. 20, 1912Born: Manchester, Lancashire, England

Wensley Pithey - Actor
Winston Churchill-Ike
Jan. 20, 1914Born: Cape Town, South Africa

'Alex' [Alexander Livingston] Nicol - Actor
Man From Laramie, Air Cadet
Jan. 20, 1916Born: Ossining, New York

[Jackson] DeForest Kelley - Actor
Dr Leonard McCoy-Star Trek
Jan. 20, 1920Born: Atlanta, Georgia
Jun. 11, 1999Dies at 79

Michael Higgins - Actor
1918, Wanda, Black Stallion
Jan. 20, 1921Born: Brooklyn, New York

'Patricia' [Patsy Louise] Neal - Actress
Hud, Subject Was Roses
Jan. 20, 1926Born: Packard, Kentucky

'Peter' [Pierre Collingwood] Donat - Actor
Flamingo Road, Different Story
Jan. 20, 1928Born: Nova Scotia, Canada

'Arte' [Arthur Stanton Eric] Johnson - Comedian
Laugh-in, Don't Call Me Charlie
Jan. 20, 1934Born: Benton Harbor, Michigan

'Tom' [Thomas Stewart] Baker - Actor
Angels Die Hard, Vault of Horror, 4th Doctor Who
Jan. 20, 1934Born: Liverpool, Merseyside, England

Dorothy Provine - Actress
Good Neighbor Sam, Darn Cat
Jan. 20, 1937Born: Deadwood, South Dakota

'William' [Wilhelm Thomas] Berger - Acto
Adventure of Hercules
Jan. 20, 1938Born: Innsbruck, Austria

David [Keith] Lynch - Actor/director
Blue Velvet, Dune, Eraserhead, Twin Peaks
Jan. 20, 1946Born: Missoula, Montana

'Bill' [William] Maher - Comedian
Politically Incorrect
Jan. 20, 1956Born: New York City, New York

Lorenzo [y de Santos] Lamas - Actor
Lance on 'Falcon Crest', California Fever
Jan. 20, 1958Born: Santa Monica, Calif

Alan Freed - DJ
Big Beat
Jan. 20, 1965Dies at 42

Stacey [Lauretta] Dash - Actress
Dionne - Clueless
Jan. 20, 1966Born: Bronx, New York

Melissa Rivers [Melissa Warburg Rosenberg] -TV hostess
MTV, CBS Morning News
Jan. 20, 1968Born: New York City, New York

Skeet Ulrich [Brian Ray Trout] - Actor
Scream
Jan. 20, 1970Born: Lynchburg, Virginia

John Weissmuller [János Weißmüller] - Actor / 100m swimmer
Tarzan, Olympic-gold-1924, 28
Jun. 2, 1904Born: Timisoara, Romania
Jan. 20, 1984Died from pulmonary edema at 79

Barbara Stanwyck [Ruby Catherine Stevens] - Actress
Dynasty II, Big Valley, Thorn Birds
Jul. 15, 1907Born: Brooklyn, NY,
Jan. 20, 1990Died at age 82 of congestive heart disease

'Al' [Albert] Hirschfeld - Caricaturist
1975 Tony Award
Jun. 21, 1903Born: St. Louis, Missouri
Jan. 20, 2003Died of natural causes at 99

 January 19
Edgar Allan Poe - Author
Pit & the Pendulum
Jan. 19, 1809Born: Boston

Lillian Harvey [Lilian Helen Muriel Pape] - Actress
Invitation to the Waltz
Jan. 19, 1906Born: Hornsey, North London, England

Anthony Dexter [Walter Fleischmann] - Actor
Valentino
Jan. 19, 1913Born: Talmadge, Nebraska

John [Emmett] Raitt - Actor/singer
Chevy Show, Pajama Game
Jan. 19, 1917Born: Santa Ana, Calif.

Guy Madison [Robert Ozell Mosely] - Actor
Wild Bill Hickok
Jan. 19, 1922Born: Bakersfield, California
Feb. 6, 1966Died from emphysema at 74

Jean Stapleton [Jeanne Murray] - Actress
Damn Yankees, Klute, All in the Family
Jan. 19, 1923Born: New York City, New York

Nicholas Colasanto - Actor
Coach Ernie on 'Cheers'
Jan. 19, 1924Born: Providence, Rhode Island

Fritz [William] Weaver - Actor
Josef on 'Holocaust', Day of the Dolphin
Jan. 19, 1926Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

'Tippi' [Nathalie Kay] Hedren - Actress
The Birds, Marnie, Bold & Beautiful
Jan. 19, 1930Born: New Ulm, Minnesota

Michael Crawford [Michael Patrick Dumbell Smith] - Acto
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, Phantom of the Opera
Jan. 19, 1942Born: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

Janis [Lyn] Joplin - Singer
Down on Me
Jan. 19, 1943Born: Port Arthur, Texas
Oct. 4, 1970Died of an overdose of heroin

'Shelly' [Michele Ann Marie] Fabares - Actress
Donna Reed Show, Coach
Jan. 19, 1944Born: Santa Monica, Calif

Robert [Allen] Palmer - Rocker
Addicted to Love, Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley
Jan. 19, 1949Born: Batley, Yorkshire, England

The Dick Van Dyke Show
Jan. 19, 19511st episode is filmed

Linda Hayden - Actress
Blood on Satan's Claw, Shattered
Jan. 19, 1953Born: Stanmore, Middlesex, England

'Desi' [Desiderio Alberto] Arnaz Jr - Actor
Craig on 'Here's Lucy', Fakeout, Joyride, Automan
Jan. 19, 1953Born: Hollywood, California

'Katey' [Catherine Louise] Sagal - Actress
Peg Bundy on 'Married with Children', Turanga Leela on Futurama
Jan. 19, 1954Born: Hollywood, California

Scrabble
Jan. 19, 1955debuts on the board game market

Paul [David] McCrane - Actor
Hotel New Hampshire, We're Fighting Back
Jan. 19, 1961Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

William Ragsdale - Actor
Fright Night, Mannequin 2, Smooth Talk
Jan. 19, 1961Born: El Dorado, Arkansas

Anthony [Charles Planck] Edwards - Actor
Mike Monroe on 'Northern Exposure'
Jan. 19, 1962Born: Santa Barbara, California

Christine Tucci - Actress
Amanda Cory on 'Another World'
Jan. 19, 1967Born: Katonah, New York

Shawn Wayans - Actor
In Living Color
Jan. 19, 1970Born: New York City, New York

Taliesin Jaffe - Actor
Willy-Hail to the Chief
Jan. 19, 1977Born: Los Angeles, California

Jodie [Lee Ann] Sweetin - Actress
Stephanie Tanner on 'Full House'
Jan. 19, 1982Born: Los Angeles, California

Suzanne Pleshette - Actres
The Birds, Newhart
Jan. 31, 1937Born: New York City, New York
Jan. 19, 2008Died Resporatory Failure

 January 18
'Oliver' [Norvell] Hardy
Comedian of Laurel & Hardy
Jan. 18, 1892Born: Harlem, Georgia
Aug. 7, 1957Dies at 65

Cary Grant [Archibald Alec Leach] - Actor
Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest
Jan. 18, 1904Born: Horfield, Bristol, England
Nov. 29, 1986Died of a stroke at 82

Danny Kaye [David Daniel Kaminsky] - Comedian/actor
Danny Kaye Show
Jan. 18, 1913Born: Brooklyn, New York
Mar. 3, 1987Dies at 74

Constance Moore - Actress
Window on Main Street, 1939 movie serial Buck Rogers as Wilma Deering,
Jan. 18, 1920Born: Sioux City, Iowa

Ray Dolby - Sound expert/inventor
Dolby noise limiting system
Jan. 18, 1933Born: Portland, Oregon

Kevin [Michael] Costner - Actor
Fandango, Silverado, Bull Durham
Jan. 18, 1955Born: Lynwood, California

Alison Arngrim - Actress
Nellie-Little House of the Prairie
Jan. 18, 1962Born: New York City, New York

[Barbara] Jane Horrocks - Actress
Absolutely Fabulous
Jan. 18, 1964Born: Rawtenstall, Lancashire, England

John Cleese'
ohn Cleese's
Jan. 18, 1973Final episode on Monty Pythons Flying Circus on BBC

Devon Odessa - Actress
Sharon-My So Called Life, Girl of Limberlost
Jan. 18, 1974Born: Parkersburg, West Virginia

Jester [Joseph] Hairston - Actor
Thats My Mama, Rolly on 'Amen'
Jul. 9, 1901Born: Forsyth County, North Carolina
Jan. 18, 2000Died from natural causes at 98

Bob May - Acto
The Robot on 'Lost in Space', The Time Tunnel
Sep. 4, 1939Born: New York, NY
Jan. 18, 2009Died of congestive heart failure at 69

 January 17
Flush toilet -
with separate water tank and a pull chain
Jan. 17, 1861Patented by Mr Thomas Crapper

'Al' [Alphonse Gabriel] Capone - Gangster
Chicago bootlegging
Jan. 17, 1899Born: Bronx, New York

[John] Warren Hull - Actor
Strike it Rich, Who in the World
Jan. 17, 1903Born: Gasport, New York

Patsy Ruth Miller - Actress
Québec, Wide Open, Sap, Twin Beds
Jan. 17, 1904Born: St. Louis, Missouri

'Grant' [Granville G.] Withers - Actor
Oklahoma, Annie
Jan. 17, 1905Born: Pueblo, Colorado

Dehl Berti - Actor
John Taylor on 'Guns of Paradise'
Jan. 17, 1921Born: Pueblo, Colorado

Betty [Marion] White - Actress
Mary Tyler Moore Show, Golden Girls
Jan. 17, 1922Born: Oak Park, Illinois

Eartha Kitt [Eartha Mae Keith] - Singer/actress
Catwoman on 'Batman', sultry 'Santa Baby' singer
Jan. 17, 1927Born: North, South Carolina
Dec. 25, 2008Died of colon cancer at 81

Popeye the Sailor
Jan. 17, 1929Makes 1st appearance, in comic strip "Thimble Theatre"

'James Earl' [Todd] Jones - Actor
Darth Vader, Exorcist II, Soul Man
Jan. 17, 1931Born: Arkabutla Township, Mississippi

Sheree North [Dawn Shirley Crang] - Actress
Mary Tyler Moore Show, Breakout, Madigan
Jan. 17, 1932Born: Los Angeles, California

Shari Lewis [Sonia Phyllis Hurwitz] - Ventriloquist/puppeteer
Lamb Chop
Jan. 17, 1933Born: New York City, New York

Jerry Fogel - Actor
Jerry on 'Mothers in Law', White Shadow
Jan. 17, 1936Born: Rochester, New York

'Maury' [Maurice Richard] Povich - TV host
Current Affair, Maury
Jan. 17, 1939Born: Washington, DC.

'Randy' [Clyde Randall] Boone - Actor
Cimarron Strip, Virginian
Jan. 17, 1942Born: Fayetteville, North Carolina

Muhammad Ali [Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.] - Heavyweight champ boxer
1964-7 74-8
Jan. 17, 1942Born: Louisville, Kentucky

Todd Susman - Actor
Goodnight Beantown, PA Announcer on M*A*S*H, Officer Shifflett on Newhart
Jan. 17, 1947Born: St. Louis, Missouri

Jane Elliot - Actress
Baby Boom, General Hospital, Knots Landing
Jan. 17, 1947Born: New York City, New York

'Andy' [Andrew Geoffrey] Kaufman - Comedian/actor
Latka Gravas on 'Taxi'
Jan. 17, 1949Born: New York City, New York

Debbie Watson - Actress
Karen, Tammy, Munsters Go Home
Jan. 17, 1949Born: La Mirada, Los Angeles County, California

Mitch Vogel - Actor
Jamie on 'Bonanza', The Reivers
Jan. 17, 1956Born: Alhambra, California

Susanna [ Lee] Hoffs - Actress/rocker
Bangles - 'Walk Like an Egyptian'
Jan. 17, 1959Born: Newport Beach, California

'Jim' [James Eugene] Carrey - Actor
Living Color, Dumb & Dumber, Mask, Skip on 'Duck Factory'
Jan. 17, 1962Born: Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Barbara Britton - Actress
Young & Willing
Jan. 17, 1980Died of cancer at 61

Noble [Henry] Willingham - Actor
Cutter to Houston, Star Trek TNG, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Chinatown
Aug. 31, 1931Born: Mineola, Texas
Jan. 17, 2004Died of natural causes at age 72

Allan Melvin - Actor
The Phil Silvers Show , Gomer Pyle, USMC, The Brady Bunch
Feb. 18, 1922Born: Kansas City, Missouri
Jan. 17, 2008Died of Cancer

 January 16
Harry Carey [Henry DeWitt Carey II] - Actor
Informer, Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force
Jan. 16, 1878Born: Bronx, New York

John [Rummel] Hamilton - Actor
Perry White on 'Superman'
Jan. 16, 1886Born: Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Alexander Knox - Actor
Gorky Park, 2 of a Kind
Jan. 16, 1907Born: Boston, Massachusetts

Ethel Merman [Ethel Agnes Zimmermann] - Actress
Anything Goes, Call Me Madam
Jan. 16, 1908Born: Astoria, Queens, New York

Katy Jurado [María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García] - Actress
High Noon, Trapeze, Barabbas, AKA Pablo
Jan. 16, 1924Born: Guadalajara, Jalisco, México

Superman
Jan. 16, 1938Comic strip debuts

Michael Pataki - Actor
Get Christie Love
Jan. 16, 1938Born: Youngstown, Ohio

Carol Lombard [Jane Alice Peters] - Actress
My Man Godfrey, In Name Only
Oct. 6, 1908Born: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Jan. 16, 1942Died at 34

Kabir Bedi - Actor
Thief of Baghdad, Terminal Entry
Jan. 16, 1946Born: Mumbai, India

Caroline Munro - Actress
Spy Who Loves Me
Jan. 16, 1950Born: Windsor, Berkshire, England

'Debbie' [Deborrah Kaye] Allen - Dancer/actress
3 Girls 3, Lydia-Fame
Jan. 16, 1950Born: Houston, Texas

Outer Limits
Jan. 16, 1965Last airs on ABC-TV

David Chokachi [David Al Chokhachy] - Actor
Baywatch
Jan. 16, 1968Born: Plymouth, Massachusetts

David Seville [Rostom Sipan Bagdasarian]
Alvin & The Chipmunks
Jan. 16, 1972Dies at 52

Josie Davis - Actress
Sarah on 'Charles in Charge'
Jan. 16, 1973Born: Los Angeles, California

'Ted' [Theodore Crawford] Cassidy - Actor
Lurch on 'Addams Family'
Jan. 16, 1979Dies at 46 in Pittsburgh PA

Mason [Wilson] Gamble - Actor
Dennis the Menace
Jan. 16, 1986Born: Chicago, Illinois

 January 15
Lloyd [Vernet] Bridges
Actor: Sea Hunt, Roots, Airplane
Jan. 15, 1913Born: San Leandro, CA
Mar. 10, 1998Died of natural causes at the age 85

Reverand Dr Martin Luther King Jr -
Prominent leader in the American civil rights movement
Jan. 15, 1929Born: Atlanta GA

Margaret O'Brien [Angela Maxine O'Brien] - Actress
Jane Eyre, Meet Me in St Louis
Jan. 15, 1937Born: San Diego, California

Andrea [Louise] Martin - Actress/comedienne
Wag The Dog, Club Paradise, SCTV
Jan. 15, 1947Born: Portland, Maine

Charo [María del Rosario Pilar Martínez Molina Baeza Rasten] - Actress/singer
Chico & the Man, Love Boat
Jan. 15, 1951Born: Murcia, Spain

Mario Van Peebles - Actor
Posse, South Bronx Heroes
Jan. 15, 1957Born: Mexico City, Mexico

'Chad' [Charles] Lowe - Actor
Spencer, Apprentice to Murder
Jan. 15, 1968Born: Dayton, Ohio

Demetra Hampton - Actress
Valentina
Jan. 15, 1968Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Regina King - Actress
Brenda Jenkins on '227'
Jan. 15, 1971Born: Los Angeles, California

Ernie Reyes Jr - Actor
Ernie-Sidekicks
Jan. 15, 1972Born: San Jose, California

Happy Days
Jan. 15, 1974Begins an 11 year run on ABC

Coneheads
Jan. 15, 1977Debut on Saturday Night Live

Hill Street Blues
Jan. 15, 1981Premieres on NBC-TV

 January 14
Plato - Ancient Greek Philosopher / Mathematician
Student of Socrates
May. 21, 427Born: Athens, Greece
Jan. 14, 347Died in Athens, Greece

Thornton Waldo Burgess - Author
Peter Rabbit
Jan. 14, 1874Born: Sandwich, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

'Hal' [Harold Eugene] Roach - Film director/producer
1 Million BC
Jan. 14, 1892Born: Elmira, New York

Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] - Autho
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Throught the Looking Glass
Jan. 27, 1832Born: Daresbury, Warrington, Cheshire, England
Jan. 14, 1898Dies at 66

'Bebe' [Phyllis] Daniels - Actress
42nd Street, Lonesome Luke
Jan. 14, 1901Born: Dallas, Texas

William Bendix - Actor
Lifeboat, Babe Ruth Story, Life of Riley
Jan. 14, 1906Born: New York City, New York

Harold [John] Russell - Actor
Best Years of Our Life
Jan. 14, 1914Born: North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada

'Andy' [Andrew Aitken] Rooney - News correspondent
60 Minutes
Jan. 14, 1919Born: Albany, New York
Nov. 5, 2011Died at the age of 92

Guy Williams [Armand Joseph Catalano] - Actor
Bonanza, Zorro, Lost in Space
Jan. 14, 1924Born: New York City, New York
May. 7, 1989Dies at 65

Frank Aletter - Actor
Mac on 'It's About Time', Tom on 'Nancy'
Jan. 14, 1926Born: Long Island, New York

'Tom' [Thomas] Tryon - Actor/novelist
I Married a Monster from Outer Space, Cardinal, All That Glitters
Jan. 14, 1926Born: Hartford, Connecticut

Harriet Andersson - Actress
Cries & Whispers
Jan. 14, 1932Born: Stockholm, Sweden

[Dorothy] Faye Dunaway - Actress
Chinatown, Bonnie & Clyde
Jan. 14, 1941Born: Bascom, Florida

Holland Taylor - Actress
The Practice, Bossom Buddies, Camilla-Naked Truth
Jan. 14, 1943Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

'Marjoe' [Hugh Marjoe Ross] Gortner - Actor
Speak Up America, Falcon Crest
Jan. 14, 1944Born: Long Beach, Calif,

Carl Weathers - Actor
Apollo Creed-Rocky
Jan. 14, 1948Born: New Orleans, Louisiana

Humphrey [DeForest] Bogart - Actor
Casablanca
Dec. 25, 1899Born: New York City, New York
Jan. 14, 1957Died from cancer of the esophagus

Jemma Redgrave - Actress
Buddha of Suburbia
Jan. 14, 1965Born: London, England

Jeanette [Anna] MacDonald - Actress/singer
When I'm Calling You
Jun. 18, 1903Born: Philadelphia, PA,
Jan. 14, 1965Died at the age of 61

Emily [Anita] Watson - Actress
Breaking the Waves, Boxer
Jan. 14, 1967Born: Islington, London, England

Tom Rhodes - Actor
Tom Rhodes-Mr Rhodes
Jan. 14, 1967Born: Washington, DC.

Jason [Kent] Bateman - Actor
David on 'Valerie', Hogan Family, Arrested Development
Jan. 14, 1969Born: Rye, New York

Peter Finch [Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch] - Actor
Network, Windom's Way, Raid on Entebbe
Jan. 14, 1977Died from a heart attack at 64

Blossom Rock [Edith Marie Blossom MacDonald] - Actress
Grandmamma on 'Addams Family'
Aug. 21, 1895Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jan. 14, 1978Died at 82

Simpsons
Jan. 14, 1990Premiered on Fox-TV

Ron O'Neal - Actor
Superfly, Red Dawn, The Equalizer
Jan. 14, 2004Died of pancreatic cancer at 67

Shelley Winters [Shirley Schrift] - Actress
Poisidon Adventure
Aug. 18, 1922Born: St. Louis, MO.
Jan. 14, 2006Died of heart failure at 85

Uta [Thyra] Hagen - Actres
The Country Girl, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,The Boys from Brazil
Jun. 12, 1919Born: Göttingen, Germany
Jan. 14, 2007Died at the age of 84

Ricardo Montalban [Ricardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalbán Merino] - Actor
Fantasy Island, Star Trek II, Naked Gun
Nov. 25, 1920Born: Mexico City, Mexico
Jan. 14, 2009Died at 88

 January 13
Kay Francis [Katherine Edwina Gibbs] - Actress
False Madonna
Jan. 13, 1905Born: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Jeff Morrow - Actor
Bart-Union Pacific, Temperatures Rising
Jan. 13, 1907Born: New York City, New York

Osa Massen [Aase Madsen] - Actress
Jack London, Rocketship XM
Jan. 13, 1914Born: Copenhagen, Denmark

Robert [Langford Modini] Stack - Actor
Eliot Ness-Untouchables, Airplane, Unsolved Mysteries
Jan. 13, 1919Born: Los Angeles, California

Jack Watling - Actor
Nanny, Adventure for 2, Naked Heart, Professor Travers on 'Dr. Who'
Jan. 13, 1923Born: Chingford, Essex, England

'Gwen' [Gwyneth Evelyn] Verdon - Actress/singer/dancer
Cotton Club, Sweet Charity
Jan. 13, 1925Born: Culver City, CA

Rosemary Murphy - Actress
Margaret-Lucas Tanner
Jan. 13, 1927Born: Munich, Germany

David Sheiner - Actor
Paul-Mr Novak, Norman-Diana
Jan. 13, 1928Born: New York City, New York

Gregory Walcott - Actor
87th Precinct, Plan 9 from Outer Space.
Jan. 13, 1928Born: Wendell, North Carolina

Mickey Mouse
Jan. 13, 1930Comic strip 1st appears

Frances [Hussey] Sternhagen - Actress
Outland, Starting Over, Cheers
Jan. 13, 1930Born: Washington, DC.

Charles Nelson Reilly - Actor
Match Game, Ghost & Mrs Muir
Jan. 13, 1931Born: Bronx, New York

'Rip' [Charles Elmer] Taylor - Comedian
Gong Show, $1.98 Beauty Show
Jan. 13, 1934Born: Washington, DC.

Billy Gray - Actor
Bud-Father Knows Best
Jan. 13, 1938Born: Los Angeles, California

[Charles] Richard Moll - Actor
Night Court, House, Dungeonmaster, Survivor
Jan. 13, 1943Born: Pasadena, California

Janet Hubert Whitten - Actress
Vivian Banks-Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Jan. 13, 1956Born: New York City, New York

Kevin Anderson - Actor
Hoffa, Sleeping with the Enemy
Jan. 13, 1960Born: Gurnee, Illinois

Julia [Scarlett Elizabeth] Louis Dreyfus - Comedienne
SNL, Seinfeld, Day by Day, Soul Man, Troll
Jan. 13, 1961Born: New York City, New York

Penelope Ann Miller - Actress
Kindergarden Cop, Gwen-Popcorn Kids
Jan. 13, 1964Born: Los Angeles, California

Patrick [Galen] Dempsey - Actor
Mike-Fast Times, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Can't Buy Me Love, Face The Music
Jan. 13, 1966Born: Lewiston, Maine

Keith Coogan [Keith Eric Mitchell] - Actor
Jeffrey on 'Waltons', Gun Shy
Jan. 13, 1970Born: Palm Springs, California

Nicole [Elizabeth] Eggert - Actress
Charles in Charge, Chrissie on 'TJ Hooker', Summer on 'Baywatch'
Jan. 13, 1972Born: Glendale, Calif.

'Teddy' [Theodore DeReese] Pendergrass, Sr. -
R&B/soul singer and songwriter
Jan. 13, 2010Died from complication from colon cancer at 59

 January 12
Ray Teal - Actor
Sheriff Roy Coffee on 'Bonanza'
Jan. 12, 1902Born: Grand Rapids, Michigan

'Patsy' [Sarah Veronica Rose] Kelly - Actress
Rosemary's Baby, North Ave Irregulars
Jan. 12, 1910Born: Brooklyn, New York

Luise Rainer - Actress
Escapade, Good Earth, Big City, Hostages
Jan. 12, 1910Born: Düsseldorf, Germany

The Amazing Kreskin [George Joseph Kresge]
Mentalist/telepath
Jan. 12, 1935Born: Montclair, New Jersey

Ron Harper - Actor
Wendy & Me, Planet of the Apes
Jan. 12, 1936Born: Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania

Anthony Andrews - Actor
Under the Volcano, Brideshead Revisited
Jan. 12, 1948Born: London, England

'Kirstie' [Kirsten Louise] Alley - Actress
Star Trek II, Cheers-Rebecca
Jan. 12, 1951Born: Wichita Falls, Kansas

Batman - TV Show
Adam West & Burt Ward
Jan. 12, 1966Premieres on ABC

Farrah Forke - Actress
Dweebs, Mr Rhodes, Disclosure, Heat, Wings
Jan. 12, 1968Born: Corpus Christi, Texas

Agatha [Mary] Christie - Mystery writer
Murder on the Orient Express, Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple
Jan. 12, 1976Died at age 85 from natural causes.

Keye Luke - Actor
Across the Pacific, Yangtse Incident
Jun. 18, 1904Born: Canton, China
Jan. 12, 1991Died of a stroke at 86

 January 11
George Zucco - Actor
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Captain Fury
Jan. 11, 1886Born: Manchester, England

Chester [Cooper] Conklin - Actor
Every Day's a Holiday, Greed
Jan. 11, 1886Born: Oskaloosa, Iowa

Lionel [Jay] Stander - Actor
Max on 'Hart to Hart', Unfaithfully Yours
Jan. 11, 1908Born: Bronx, New York

'Red' [Donald Jay] Barry - Actor
Adventures of Red Ryder , Mr Gallo on 'Mr Novak'
Jan. 11, 1912Born: Houston, Texas

Veda Ann Borg - Actress
Avalanche, Accomplice
Jan. 11, 1915Born: Boston, Massachusetts

Bernard Blier - Actor
Les Miserables
Jan. 11, 1916Born: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Kathleen Byro - Actress
Abdication, Profile, 4 Days
Jan. 11, 1923Born: London, England

Mitchell Ryan - Actor
Chase, Executive Suite, Star Trek TNG
Jan. 11, 1928Born: Louisville, Kentucky

Rod [Sturt] Taylor - Actor
Bearcats, Time Machine
Jan. 11, 1930Born: Sydney, Australia

Christine [Maria] Kaufmann - Actress
Town Without Pity, Red Lips
Jan. 11, 1945Born: Lengdorf, Styria, Austria

Anna Calder Marshall - Actress
Zulu Dawn
Jan. 11, 1947Born: Kensington, London, England

Caskey Swaim - Actor
Sergeant Fitz-Project UFO, Friday the 13th Part V
Jan. 11, 1949Born: Lexington, North Carolina

SeaHunt
Jan. 11, 1958Debuted on CBS-TV

'Kim' [Kimberley] Coles - Actress
Synclaire - Living Single
Jan. 11, 1962Born: Brooklyn, New York

Jason [Joseph] Connery - Actor
Robin Hood
Jan. 11, 1963Born: London, England

Olivia Barash - Actress
Laura - Out of the Blue
Jan. 11, 1965Born: Miami, Florida

Christian [Richards] Jacobs - Actor
Maggie, Gloria, Exile
Jan. 11, 1972Born: Rexburg, Idaho

Miep Gies [Hermine Santrouschitz]
One of Ann Franks Protectors
Feb. 15, 1909Born: Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Jan. 11, 2010Died after a short illness caused by a fall at 100

 January 10
Francis X [Xavier] Bushman - Silent film actor
Ben Hur, Spy's Defeat
Jan. 10, 1883Born: Baltimore, Maryland

[Charles] Douglas MacLean - Silent film comedian/producer
Going Up
Jan. 10, 1890Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Pauline Starke - Actress
Dante's Inferno, Dance Magic
Jan. 10, 1901Born: Joplin, Missouri

Ray Bolger [Raymond Wallace Bulcao] - Actor/dancer
Wizard of Oz
Jan. 10, 1904Born: Dorchester, Massachusett

Paul Henreid [Paul Georg Julius Hernried Freiherr von Wassel Waldingau] - Actor
Casablanca, 4 Horsemen of Apocalypse
Jan. 10, 1908Born: Trieste, Austria-Hungary

Bernard Lee - Actor
M in James Bond movies
Jan. 10, 1908Born: London, England

'Sal' [Salvatore] Mineo - Actor
Exodus, Rebel Without a Cause
Jan. 10, 1939Born: Bronx, New York

'Jim' [James Joseph] Croce - Singer/songwriter
Time In A Bottle, Bad Bad Leroy Brown
Jan. 10, 1943Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

'Frank' [Franklin Wayne Emmanuel] Sinatra Jr - Singer/bandleader
Golddiggers
Jan. 10, 1944Born: Jersey City, New Jersey

'Rod' [Roderick David] Stewart - Singer
Maggie Mae, Da Ya Think I'm Sexy
Jan. 10, 1945Born: London, England

William Sanderson - Actor
Larry-Newhart, Deuce-Babylon 5, Blade Runner
Jan. 10, 1948Born: Memphis, Tennessee

Teresa Graves - Actress
Laugh-in, Get Christie Love
Jan. 10, 1949Born: Houston, Texas

George [Edward] Foreman - World heavyweight boxing champ
1973-74, 95
Jan. 10, 1949Born: Marshal, Texas

Kathleen Bradley - Model
Price is Right
Jan. 10, 1951Born: Girard, Ohio

Pat Benatar [Patricia Mae Andrezejewski] - Singer
Hit Me With Your Best Shot, Hell Is for Children
Jan. 10, 1953Born: Brooklyn, New York

Evan Handler - Actor
Dear Mr Wonderful, Six Feet Under, Law & Order, The West Wing, Sex and the City
Jan. 10, 1961Born: New York City, New York

Janet [Marie] Jones - Actress
American Anthem, Flamingo Kid
Jan. 10, 1961Born: Bridgeton, Missouri

Julie Moran [Julie Bryan] - TV hostess
Entertainment Tonight, Independence Day
Jan. 10, 1962Born: Thomasville, Georgia

Krista Tesreau - Actress
Mindy-Guiding Light, Tina-OLTL, Silk Stalkings
Jan. 10, 1964Born: St. Louis, Missouri

Volkswagen Beetle
Jan. 10, 1979The last convertible Bug was produce

Richard [Allen] Boone - Actor
Paladin on 'Have Gun Will Travel', The Alamo, Big Jake, The Shootist
Jun. 18, 1917Born: Los Angeles, CA,
Jan. 10, 1981Died from pneumonia while suffering from throat cancer at 63

Paul [Edward] Lynde - Comedian
Uncle Arthur on 'Bewitched'
Jun. 13, 1927Born: Mt Vernon, Ohio
Jan. 10, 1982Died from a heart attack at 55

Jon Kolek - Actor(Rennaisance Festival) - Comedian
Uncle Arthur on 'Bewitched'
Jan. 10, 2010Died from liver failure

 January 9
'Chic' [Murat Bernard] Young - Cartoonist
Blondie
Jan. 9, 1901Born: Chicago, Illinois

Gypsy Rose Lee [Rose Louise Hovick] - Burlesque actress
Gypsy
Jan. 9, 1911Born: Seattle, Washington

Anita Louise [Anita Louise Fremault] - Actress
My Friend Flicka
Jan. 9, 1915Born: New York City, New York

Fernando Lamas [Fernando Álvaro Lamas y de Santos] - Actor
"You look marvelous"
Jan. 9, 1916Born: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Lee Van Cleef [Clarence LeRoy Van Cleef, Jr.] - Actor
For a Few Dollars More, Escape from New York
Jan. 9, 1925Born: Somerville, New Jersey

'Bob' [Robert Osbourne] Denver - Actor
Dobie Gillis, Gilligan's Island
Jan. 9, 1935Born New Rochelle, New York

Susannah York [Susannah Yolande Fletcher] - Actress
A Man for All Seasons, Tom Jones
Jan. 9, 1939Born: London, England

Jimmy Boyd - Actor/singer
Howard-Bachelor Father, The Electric Company
Jan. 9, 1940Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Joan [Chandos] Baez
Folk singer/human rights advocate
Jan. 9, 1941Born: Staten Island, New York

K Callan [Katherine Borman] - Actress
This House Possessed, Splendor in the Grass, Martha on 'Lois & Clark'
Jan. 9, 1942Born: Dallas, Texas

'Jimmy' [James Patrick] Pag - Rock guitarist
Led Zeppelin-Stairway to Heaven
Jan. 9, 1944Born: Heston, Middlesex, England

Crystal Gayle [Brenda Gail Webb] - Country singer
Don't it make my brown eyes blue
Jan. 9, 1951Born: Paintsville, Kentucky

Kimberly Beck - Actress
Kim on 'Peyton Place', Massacre at Central High, Roller Boogie
Jan. 9, 1956Born: Glendale, Calif.

Rawhide
Jan. 9, 1959Premieres on CBS TV

Joely [Kim] Richardson - Actress
Body Contact, Wetherby
Jan. 9, 1965Born: London, England

'Dave' [David John] Matthews - Singer/musician
Dave Matthews Band
Jan. 9, 1967Born: Johannesburg, South Africa

Arthur Lake [Arthur Silverlake] - Actor
Dagwood Bumstead on 'Blondie'
Apr. 17, 1905Born: Corbin, KY,
Jan. 9, 1987Died of a heart attack

Art Clokey [Arthur Farrington] - Pioneer in stop motion clay animation
Gumby, Davey and Goliath
Oct. 12, 1921Born: Detroit, Michigan
Jan. 9, 2010Died peacefully in his sleep at 88

 January 8
Fearless Nadia [Mary Ann Evans]
Actress / Stuntwoman
Jan. 8, 1908Born: Perth, Western Australia

William [Henry] Hartnell - Actor
Agitator, Jackpot, the 1st Doctor Who
Jan. 8, 1908Born: St Pancras, London, England

José Ferrer [José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón] - Actor/director
Cyrano de Bergerac, Blood Tide, Dune, Big Bus
Jan. 8, 1909Born: Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Richard Cromwell [LeRoy Melvin Radabaugh] - Actor
Jezebel
Jan. 8, 1910Born: Long Beach, Calif,

'Larry' [Lawrence Samuel] Storch - Comedian
F Troop, Larry Storch Show
Jan. 8, 1923Born: New York City, New York

Ron Moody [Ronald Moodnick] - Actor
12 Chairs, Wrong is Right
Jan. 8, 1924Born: London, England

Soupy Sales [Milton Supman] - Comedian
Soupy Sales Show
Jan. 8, 1926Born: Franklinton, North Carolina
Oct. 2, 2009Died from cancer aged 83

Roy Kinnear - Actor
TW3, Help!, The 3 Musketeers
Jan. 8, 1934Born: Wigan, Lancashire, England

Elvis [Aaron] Presley - Acto
All Shook Up, Jailhouse Rock
Jan. 8, 1935Born: East Tupelo, Mississippi
Aug. 16, 1977Dies of heart ailment at Graceland at 42

'Bob' [Robert Leland] Eubanks - TV host
Newlywed Game
Jan. 8, 1937Born: Flint, Michigan

Graham [Arthur] Chapman - Comedian
Monty Python's Flying Circus
Jan. 8, 1941Born Leicester, England

Yvette [Carmen] Mimieux - Actress
Time Machine, Where the Boys Are
Jan. 8, 1942Born: Hollywood, California

Stephen [William] Hawking - Physicist
Black Holes & Baby Universes
Jan. 8, 1942Born: Oxford, England

Kathleen Noone - Actress
All My Children, Party of 5, Knots Landing
Jan. 8, 1945Born: Hillsdale, New Jersey

Laurie Walters - Actress
Joannie - Eight is Enough
Jan. 8, 1947Born: San Francisco, California

'Ann' [Luanne Ruth] Schedeen - Actress
Alf, Paper Dolls, Marcus Welby
Jan. 8, 1949Born: Portland, Oregon

Jolanda Egger - Actress/Playmate
June, 1983
Jan. 8, 1960Born: Luzern, Switzerland

Maria Pitillo - Actress
Dear God, Nancy Don Lewis - Ryan's Hope
Jan. 8, 1965Born: Elmira, New York

Loretta Lee [Lee Lai Chan] - Actress
Happy Ghost
Jan. 8, 1966Born: Guangzhou, China

Michelle Forbes - Actress
Star Trek TNG, Julianna Cox - Homicide
Jan. 8, 1967Born: Austin, Texas

Ami Dolenz - Actress
General Hospital, Can't Buy Me Love
Jan. 8, 1969Born: Burbank, California

'Jenny' [Jennifer Diane] Lewis - Actress
Becky on 'Life With Lucy'
Jan. 8, 1976Born: Las Vegas, Nevada

Sarah Polley - Actress
Sweet Hereafter
Jan. 8, 1979Born: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

'Gaby' [Gabriella Mary] Hoffman - Actress
Field of Dreams, Uncle Buck, Now & Then
Jan. 8, 1982Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Terry Thomas [Thomas Terry Hoar Stevens] - Actor
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Jul. 14, 1911Born: Finchley, England
Jan. 8, 1990Died at 78

'Don' [Donald] Galloway - Actor
Arrest & Trial, Ironside
Jul. 27, 1937Born: Brooksville, Ky.
Jan. 8, 2009Died after suffering a stroke at 71

 January 7
Alan Napier [Alan W. Napier Clavering] - Actor
Alfred the Butler on Batman
Jan. 7, 1903Born: Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Aug. 9, 1988Dies at 85

'Butterfly' [Thelma] McQueen - Actress
Prissy on 'Gone With the Wind'
Jan. 7, 1911Born: Tampa, Florida

Charles [Samuel] Addams - Cartoonist
New Yorker, Addams Family
Jan. 7, 1912Born: Westfield, New Jersey

Francis De Wolff - Actor
From Russia With Love
Jan. 7, 1913Born: Essex, England

Shirley Ross [Bernice Grant] - Actress
Cafe Society, Prison Farm
Jan. 7, 1913Born: Omaha, Nebraska

Vincent Gardenia [Vincenzo Scognamiglio] - Actor
All in the Family, LA Law
Jan. 7, 1922Born: Naples, Italy

Terry Moore [Helen Luella Koford] - Actress
Little Sheba
Jan. 7, 1929Born: Los Angeles, California

Paul Revere - Keyboardist
Paul Revere & Raiders-Fallin in Love, Good Thing
Jan. 7, 1942Born: Boise, Idaho

Nikola Tesla
Physicist, developed alternating current
Jul. 10, 1856Born: Smiljan, Austrian Empire
Jan. 7, 1943Died of heart failure at 86

Erin Gray - Actress
Silver Spoons, Buck Rogers
Jan. 7, 1950Born: Honolulu, Hawaii

Sandra Bernhard - Actress
Follow That Bird, King of Comedy, RoseAnn
Jan. 7, 1955Born: Flint, Michigan

'Katie' [Katherine Anne] Couric - TV news host
Today
Jan. 7, 1957Born: Arlington, Virginia

David Marciano - Actor
Detective Ray Vecchio-Due South
Jan. 7, 1960Born: Newark, New Jersey

Hallie Todd [Hallie J. Eckstein] - Actress
Check is in the Mail, Star Trek TNG
Jan. 7, 1962Born: Los Angeles, California

Nicolas Cage [Nicholas Kim Coppola] - Actor
Moonstruck, Racing with the Moon
Jan. 7, 1964Born: Long Beach, Calif,

Newlywed Game
Jan. 7, 1967Premieres on ABC TV

Doug E Doug [Douglas Bourne] - Actor
Cosby
Jan. 7, 1970Born: Brooklyn, New York

Dustin [Neil] Diamond - Actor
Screech on 'Saved By Bell'
Jan. 7, 1977Born: San Jose, California

Trevor Howard [Trevor Wallace Howard Smith] - Actor
Mutiny on Bounty, Ryan's Daughter
Sep. 29, 1913Born: Cliftonville, Kent, England
Jan. 7, 1988Died from a combination of bronchitis, influenza and jaundice

Avery Schreiber - Comedian
My Mother the Car
Apr. 9, 1935Born: Chicago, IL,
Jan. 7, 2002Died of a heart attack

 January 6
Tom Mix [Thomas Hezikiah Mix] - Silent screen cowboy actor
Dick Turpin
Jan. 6, 1880Born: Mix Run, Pennsylvania

Francis L Sullivan - Actor
Missing Rembrandt
Jan. 6, 1903Born: London, England

'Loretta' [Gretchen] Young - Actress
Farmer's Daughter, Stranger
Jan. 6, 1913Born: Salt Lake City, Utah

Danny Thomas [Amos Alphonsus Muzyad Yaqoob] - Comedian
Danny Thomas Show
Jan. 6, 1914Born: Deerfield, Michigan

David Bruce - Actor
Harry-Beulah
Jan. 6, 1914Born: Kankakee, Illinois

'Vic' [Victor] Tayback - Actor
Mel on 'Alice',Star Trek TOS, Khan, Portrait of a Stripper
Jan. 6, 1930Born: Brooklyn, New York

Bonnie Franklin - Actress
Ann Romano on ' One Day at a Time'
Jan. 6, 1944Born: Santa Monica, Calif

Pepe Le Pew - Cartoon skunk
Au Dorable Kitty
Jan. 6, 1945Debut

Robert [Barton] Englund - Actor
Freddy Kreuger on 'Nightmare on Elm St,' Series
Jan. 6, 1947Born: Glendale, Calf.

Rowan [Sebastian] Atkinson - Comedian/actor
Mr Bean, Blackadder, Never Say Never Again
Jan. 6, 1955Born: Consett, County Durham, England

'Danny' [Daniel John] Pintauro - Actor
As the World Turns, Cujo, Jonathan on 'Who's the Boss?'
Jan. 6, 1976Born: Milltown, New Jersey

Ian Charleson - Actor
Jamie on 'Master of the Game'
Aug. 11, 1949Born: Edinburgh, Scotland
Jan. 6, 1990Died of AIDS at the age of 40

Aron Kincaid [Norman Neale Williams II] - Actor
Warren on 'Bachelor Father', Ski Party
Jun. 15, 1943Born: Los Angeles, CA,
Jan. 6, 2011Died at the age of 70

 January 5
George Dolenz - Actor
A Bullet for Joey, Count of Monte Cristo-TV series
Jan. 5, 1908Born: Trieste, Italy

Jean Pierre Aumont [Jean Pierre Philippe Salomons] - Actor
Count of Monte Cristo, Cat & Mouse, Happy Hooker
Jan. 5, 1911Born: Paris, France

George Reeves [George Keefer Brewer] - Actor
Superman
Jan. 5, 1914Born: Woolstock, Iowa

Robert [Selden] Duvall - Actor
Great Santini, Taxi Driver, M*A*S*H
Jan. 5, 1931Born: San Diego, California

Dany Saval - Actress
Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot
Jan. 5, 1940Born: Oakland, California

Cliff Potts - Actor
Ted on 'Lou Grant', Silent Running, Star Trek TNG
Jan. 5, 1942Born: Glendale, Calif.

Diane Keaton [Diane Hall] - Actress
Annie Hall, Little Drummer Girl
Jan. 5, 1946Born: Los Angeles, California

'Ted' [Theodore William] Lange - Actor
That's My Mama, Isaac on 'Love Boat', Mr T & Tina
Jan. 5, 1947Born: Oakland, California

David Bowie [David Robert Jones] - Singer/actor
Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust
Jan. 5, 1947Born: London, England

Pamela Sue Martin - Actress
Nancy Drew, Fallon - Dynasty
Jan. 5, 1953Born: Westport, Connecticut

Bozo the Clown
Live children's show
Jan. 5, 1959Premieres on TV

Suzy Amis - Actress
Blame it on Rio, Where the Heart is
Jan. 5, 1962Born: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Jeffery [Adam] Guthrie - Brother to the Vorpal Master - Actress
Blame it on Rio, Where the Heart is
Jan. 5, 1962Born: Detroit, Michigan

Ricky Paull Goldin - Actor
Doug - Hail to the Chief, Another World
Jan. 5, 1968Born: San Francisco, California

Marilyn Manson [Brian Hugh Warner]
Singer/musician
Jan. 5, 1969Born: Canton, Ohio

'Nicki' [Nichol] Cutlip - Daughter of Mrs. Vorpal Master
Singer/musician
Jan. 5, 1970Born: Detroit, Michigan

'Sonny' [Salvatore Phillip] Bono - Singer
Sonny & Cher, Mayor of Palm Springs, CA
Jan. 5, 1998Died skiing at 62

 January 4
Jane Wyman [Sarah Jane Mayfield] - Actress
Johnny Belinda, Magnificent Obsession
Jan. 4, 1917Born: Saint Joseph, Missouri

Jesse White [Marc Weidenfeld - Actor
Maytag Repairman, Bedtime for Bonzo, Million Dollar Mermaid, Harvey
Jan. 4, 1917Born: Buffalo, New York

Barbara Rush - Actress
Marsha - Peyton Place, Flamingo Road
Jan. 4, 1927Born: Denver, Colorado

Iain Cuthbertson - Actor
Guilty, Scandal, Rep, Danger UXB
Jan. 4, 1930Born: Glasgow, Scotland

Sorrell Booke - Actor
Bye Bye Braverman, Black Like Me, Boss Hogg - Dukes of Hazzard
Jan. 4, 1930Born: Buffalo, New York

Richard Stahl - Actor
Howard - It's a Living
Jan. 4, 1932Born: Detroit, Michigan

Dyan Cannon [Samille Diane Friesen] - Actress
Heaven Can Wait
Jan. 4, 1937Born: Tacoma, Washington

Oliver Clark [Richard Mardirosian] - Actor
Bob Newhart Show, Two of Us, John Doe #6 on St. Elsewhere
Jan. 4, 1939Born: Buffalo, New York

'Scooter' [Anthony] Teague - Actor
How to Succeed in Business
Jan. 4, 1940Born: Jacksboro, Texas

John Bennett Perry - Singer/actor
Falcon Crest, Scrubs
Jan. 4, 1941Born: Williamstown, Massachusetts

Ann Magnuson - Actress
Anything But Love, Hunger
Jan. 4, 1956Born: Charleston, West Virginia

Matt Frewer - Actor
Max Headroom, Doctor Doctor, Star Trek TNG
Jan. 4, 1958Born: Washington, DC.

Julian Sands - Actor
One Night Stand, Warlock
Jan. 4, 1958Born: Otley, Yorkshire, England

Vanity [Denise Marquardt] - Actress
52 Pick Up
Jan. 4, 1959Born: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Patrick Cassidy - Actor/composer
Fever Pitch, Off the Wall
Jan. 4, 1962Born: Los Angeles, California

Dave [David Scott] Foley - Actor/comedian
Kids In The Hall, Dave Nelson-NewsRadio
Jan. 4, 1963Born: Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada

Julia [Karin] Ormond - Actress
Sabrina, Legends of the Fall
Jan. 4, 1965Born: Epsom, Surrey, England

Lindsay Kennedy - Actor
Jeb-Little House on the Prairie
Jan. 4, 1969Born: Atlanta, Georgia

Jeremy Licht - Actor
Mark - Valerie/Hogan Family
Jan. 4, 1971Born: Los Angeles, California

 January 3
'J.R.R.' [John Ronald Reuel] Tolkien - Philologist/writer
Lord of Rings
Jan. 3, 1892Born: Bloemfontein, South Africa

Ray Milland [Reginald Alfred John Truscott Jones] - Actor
Lost Weekend, Dial M for Murder
Jan. 3, 1905Born: Neath, Wales

Anna May Wong [Wong Liu Tsong] - Actress
Impact, Study in Scarlet
Jan. 3, 1905Born: Los Angeles, California

Robert Flemyng - Actor
Windom's Way, Young Winston
Jan. 3, 1912Born: Liverpool, England

'Betty' [Elizabeth Mary] Furness - Actress/consumer activist
Studio 1
Jan. 3, 1916Born: New York City, New York

Maxene Andrews - Singer
Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
Jan. 3, 1918Born: Minneapolis, Minnesota

John [Lawrence] Russell - Actor
Pale Rider, Rio Bravo
Jan. 3, 1921Born: Los Angeles, California

'Bill' [William Lindon] Travers - Actor
Born Free, Gorgo
Jan. 3, 1922Born: Newcastle-upon-Tyne,England

'Eddie' [Edward Walter] Egan - Actor
Joe Forrester
Jan. 3, 1930Born: Bronx, New York

Robert Loggia - Actor
Officer & A Gentleman, T.H.E. Cat
Jan. 3, 1930Born: New York City, New York

Mara Corday [Marilyn Joan Watts] - Actress
Foxfire, Black Scorpion
Jan. 3, 1930Born: Santa Monica, Calif

Dabney [Wharton] Coleman - Acto
That Girl, Mary Hartman, Buffalo Bill
Jan. 3, 1932Born: Austin, Texas

Victoria Principal - Actress
Earthquake, Pamela-Dallas
Jan. 3, 1945Born: Fukuoka, Japan

Stephen [Arthur] Stills - Singer/songwriter/guitarist
Crosby Stills & Nash
Jan. 3, 1945Born: Dallas, Texas

Mel [Columcille Gerard] Gibson - Actor
Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon
Jan. 3, 1956Born: Peekskill, New York

Danica McKellar - Actress
Winnie Cooper on 'Wonder Years'
Jan. 3, 1975Born: La Jolla, California

Jason [Christopher] Marsden - Actor
General Hospital, Eddie on 'Munsters Today'
Jan. 3, 1975Born: Providence, Rhode Island

 January 2
Anna Lee [Joan Boniface Winnifrith] - Actress
Scruples, Lila on 'General Hospital'
Jan. 2, 1913Born: Igtham, Kent, England

Isaac Asimov - Scientist/writer
I Robot, Foundation Trilogy
Jan. 2, 1920Born: Petrovichi, Russian
Apr. 6, 1992Dies from kidney failure at 72

'Jason' [Herb] Evers - Actor
Wrangler, Channing, Star Trek TOS, The Brain That Wouldn't Die
Jan. 2, 1922Born: New York City, New York

Howard Caine [Howard Caine] - Actor
Brushfire, Gestapo agent Major Hochstetter in 'Hogans Heros'
Jan. 2, 1928Born: Nashville, Tennessee

Wendy Phillips - Actress
Stacey - Executive Suite, Promised Land
Jan. 2, 1952Born: Brooklyn, New York

Cynthia Sykes - Actress
Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere
Jan. 2, 1954Born: Coffeyville, Kansas

Joanna Pacula - Actress
Gorky Park, Kiss, Virus
Jan. 2, 1957Born: Tomaszów Lubelski, Poland

Tia Carrere [Althea Rae Duhinio Janairo] - Actress
Wayne's World
Jan. 2, 1967Born: Honolulu, Hawaii

Cuba Gooding Jr - Actor
Jerry McGuire, As Good As It Gets, Boyz N the Hood, A Few Good Men
Jan. 2, 1968Born: Bronx, New York

Patricia Smith - Actress
Bob Newhart Show, Into Thin Air, Star Trek TNG
Feb. 20, 1930Born: New Haven, Connecticut
Jan. 2, 2011Died at 80

 January 1
Today is New Years Day -
Jan. 1Is the first day of the year, in the Gregorian calendar.

Lew Fields [Moses Schoenfeld] - Comedian/actor
Half of the great comic duo of Weber & Fields, 23-Skidoo
Jan. 1, 1867Born: New York City, New York

Charles Bickford - Actor
John-The Virginian, Days of Wine and Roses
Jan. 1, 1891Born: Cambridge, Massachusetts

[Carver] Dana Andrews - Actor
Battle of the Bulge, Laura
Jan. 1, 1909Born: Collins, Covington County, Mississippi

Carole Landis [Frances Lillian Mary Ridste] - Actress
One Million BC, Topper Returns
Jan. 1, 1919Born: Fairchild, Wisconsin

Rocky Graziano [Thomas Rocco Barbella] - Boxer
Middleweight champion/actor (Miami Undercover
Jan. 1, 1922Born: New York City, New York

Frank Langella - Actor
Dracula, Diary of a Mad Housewife, 12 Chairs
Jan. 1, 1938Born: Bayonne, New Jersey

Don Novello - Comedian
Father Guido Sarducci on 'SNL'
Jan. 1, 1943Born: Ashtabula, Ohio

Rick Hurst - Actor
Dukes of Hazzard
Jan. 1, 1946Born: Houston, Texas

Stephanie Faracy - Actress
Judy on 'Thorn Birds'
Jan. 1, 1952Born: Brooklyn, New York

Ren Woods - Actress
Fanta on 'Roots'
Jan. 1, 1958Born: Portland, Oregon

'DeDee' [Dorothy D.] Pfeiffer - Actress
Cybill
Jan. 1, 1964Born: Midway City, California

Morris Chestnut - Actor
Boyz N the Hood
Jan. 1, 1969Born: Cerritos, California

'Ray' [Herman] Walston - Actor
My Favorite Martian, Damn Yankees, Star Trek TNG, VOY
Jan. 1, 2001Died after a 6 year battle with lupus


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