Born 1936-1940 Still Among Usby cgay | created - 01 Apr 2011 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
2. K Callan
Actress | Knives Out
Born in Dallas, Texas, K Callan's first professional job was at the Margo Jones Theatre. She first gained national attention as Peter Boyle's mousy wife in the legendary Joe (1970). Her career includes film, television and theater. Other memorable films include American Gigolo (1980) and A Touch of...
3. Ron Harper
Actor | Pearl Harbor
Born in Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania--a small town just east of Pittsburgh--Ron Harper became valedictorian of his senior class and won an academic scholarship to Princeton University, where he supplemented his academic studies by appearing in a number of plays and musical comedies. He earned a ...
Actress | Hang 'Em High
A native Chicagoan of Polish descent, veteran character actress Arlene Golonka seemed destined for acting from the start, having been named after silver screen actress Arline Judge, and her childhood was dominated by singing and acting classes. She headed to New York at the age of 19 and began a ...
6. Alan Alda
Actor | M*A*S*H
Alan Alda was born on January 28, 1936 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo. He is known for his work on M*A*S*H (1972), The Four Seasons (1981) and Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989). He has been married to Arlene Alda since March 15, 1957. They have three children.
Actress | Ordinary People
Mariclare Costello was born on February 3, 1936 in Peoria, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for Ordinary People (1980), Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971) and The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984). She was previously married to Allan Arbus.
9. Gary Conway
Writer | Over the Top
Gary Conway was born on February 4, 1936 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Gareth Monello Carmody. He is an actor and writer, known for Over the Top (1987), American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987) and Burke's Law (1963). He has been married to Marian McKnight since December 21, 1958. They have ...
11. Norma DeHaan
Actress | General Electric Theater
Norma DeHaan was born on February 11, 1936 in the USA. She is an actress, known for General Electric Theater (1953), Wagon Train (1957) and The Millionaire (1955). She has been married to Gary D. Mowrey since July 7, 1979. She was previously married to Thomas W. Hall.
12. Joe Don Baker
Actor | GoldenEye
Tall, broad shouldered character actor with Texan drawl first appeared in support in several Western vehicles both on TV and the cinema in the mid 1960s. Got himself noticed playing Steve McQueen's younger brother in Junior Bonner (1972), and then scored the lead role of Buford Pusser (!) in the ...
13. Joan O'Brien
Actress | Operation Petticoat
Joan O'Brien began her show-biz career while she was in high school, on a local TV music show in California with Tennessee Ernie Ford. Soon, she was a successful singer, and made the jump to acting. In about half the films she ever made, it appeared that Joan played a nurse. Perhaps her most ...
14. Andrew Prine
Actor | Gettysburg
Andrew Prine, a well-known stage actor also known for military/western dramas, was first seen in Kiss Her Goodbye (1959), then in The Miracle Worker (1962). Prine, who has a Texan sounding voice, was also well remembered in westerns like Texas Across the River (1966), Generation (1969) and Chisum (...
15. Jim Brown
Actor | Mars Attacks!
Often mentioned as the greatest player in NFL history, this ruggedly handsome African American fullback for the Cleveland Browns first appeared on movie screens in the western Rio Conchos (1964), followed by a strong supporting role as convict commando "Jefferson" in the terrific WWII action film ...
16. John Leyton
Actor | The Great Escape
John Leyton was born on Feb. 17th 1936 at Frinton-On Sea, Essex, England, to parents of show business background. His father owned several cinemas and his mother acted under the name of 'Babs Walters' on the London stage. When John showed a desire to act, his parents tried to discourage him, ...
17. Elizabeth MacRae
Actress | The Conversation
Actress Elizabeth MacRae appeared in several motion pictures and on many television shows in the course of her acting career. Her movie roles included appearances in Francis Ford Coppola's The Conversation (1974), as well as parts in For Love or Money (1963), The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964), ...
19. Georgina Spelvin
Actress | Police Academy
Georgina Spelvin was born on March 1, 1936 in Houston, Texas, USA as Shelley Bob Graham. She is an actress, known for Police Academy (1984) and Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986). She has been married to John Welsh since January 16, 2000. She was previously married to Richard Michael Abel ...
22. Dean Stockwell
Actor | Quantum Leap
Photogenic American child actor of the 1940s, popular due in no small measure to his air of innocence and his beautiful, cherubic face with its dimples and his sparkling eyes, topped with a crown of curls. Still an actor in demand while well into his middle years, he is one of the few juvenile ...
23. Sue Ane Langdon
Actress | UHF
Perky American actress with a sexy style and a flair for comedy. Born in New Jersey, she was raised by her singer mother in New York, Michigan, and Oregon. She began acting as a child, in school and local productions. After college at North Texas State and the University of Idaho, she went to New ...
24. Mickey Gilley
Soundtrack | Tough Enough
Country western star Mickey Gilley was born on March 9, 1936 in Natchez, Mississippi, the cousin of future rockabilly legend Jerry Lee Lewis and disgraced televangelist Jimmy Swaggart, and raised in Ferriday, Louisiana. In their childhood, all three would play the piano when they got together and ...
27. Patty Maloney
Actress | The Addams Family
Patty was born in Perkinsville, New York. At age 7 she moved with her family to Winter Park, Florida. Her family loved her and didn't treat her any differently from her brother or her sisters. Patty began her show business career as a featured dancer at Edith Royal's newly opened studio in Winter ...
28. Ursula Andress
Actress | Dr. No
The quintessential jet-set Euro starlet, Ursula Andress was born in the Swiss canton of Berne on March 19, 1936, one of six children in a strict German Protestant family. Although often seeming icily aloof, a restless streak early demonstrated itself in her personality, and she had an impetuous ...
30. Jerry Lacy
Actor | Play It Again, Sam
Jerry Lacy was born on March 27, 1936 in Sioux City, Iowa, USA as Gerald LeRoy Lacy. He is an actor and writer, known for Play It Again, Sam (1972), The Last Case of August T. Harrison (2015) and Spidora (2014). He has been married to Julia Duffy since June 21, 1984. They have two children.
32. Milt Kogan
Actor | E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Milt was born at Beth Israel Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 10, 1936 to Eastern European immigrants, Mildred and Joseph Kogan. Joseph earned a degree as a pharmacist from Temple University and after one year moved his family across the Delaware River to Camden, New Jersey, where he...
35. Calvin Brown
Stunts | The Manchurian Candidate
Calvin Brown is the first African American stuntman recognized in Hollywood. A pioneering Hollywood stunt performer, he doubled for Bill Cosby in the network series "I Spy." He is also one of the original founders of the Black Stuntmen's Association and the Sober Living House. Brown was born in ...
39. Glenda Jackson
Actress | Women in Love
Few in modern British history have come as far or achieved as much from humble beginnings as Glenda Jackson has. From acclaimed actress to respected MP (Member of Parliament), she is known for her high intelligence and meticulous approach to her work. She was born to a working-class household in ...
40. Millie Perkins
Actress | Wall Street
Millie Perkins was born on May 12, 1936 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Mildred Frances Perkins. She is an actress, known for Wall Street (1987), The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) and The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976). She was previously married to Robert Thom and Dean Stockwell.
Actress | Cinderfella
The dark, delicate and demure beauty of an Anna Maria Alberghetti is what one envisions a princess to look like and, indeed, she did have a chance to play a couple in her lifetime. Reminding one instantly of the equally enchanting Pier Angeli, Anna Maria's Cinderella story did not take on a tragic ...
43. Anthony Zerbe
Actor | The Omega Man
Hailing from Long Beach, California, talented character actor Anthony Zerbe has kept busy in Hollywood and on stage since the late 1960s, often playing villainous or untrustworthy characters, with his narrow gaze and unsettling smirk. Zerbe was born May 20, 1936 in Long Beach, and served a stint in...
44. Joe Alves
Production_designer | Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Joe Alves was born on May 21, 1936 in San Leandro, California, USA as Joseph Manuel Alves. He is an art director and production designer, known for Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Jaws 3-D (1983) and Escape from New York (1981). He has been married to Jerri Lauridsen since April 29, 1990...
Actor | The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Charles Kimbrough was born on May 23, 1936 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as Charles Maybery Kimbrough. He is an actor, known for The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), Murphy Brown (1988) and The Hunchback of Notre Dame 2: The Secret of the Bell (2002).
Actor | An Officer and a Gentleman
Louis Gossett Jr. is one of the most respected and beloved actors on stage, screen and television and is also an accomplished writer, producer and director. Off-screen he is a social activist, educator and author dedicated to enriching the lives of others. Gossett was the first African-American to ...
47. John Wilder
Writer | Centennial
John Wilder was born on May 28, 1936 in Tacoma, Washington. He is a writer, producer, and director known for Centennial (1978), The Yellow Rose (1983), Spenser: For Hire (1985), Norman Rockwell's Breaking Home Ties (1987), Return to Lonesome Dove (1993), The Feast of All Saints (2001)., Norman ...
48. Keir Dullea
Actor | 2001: A Space Odyssey
Tall, slim, remote and boyishly handsome, one of Keir Dullea's most arresting features is his pale blue eyes, which featured in a number of watershed films of the 1960s. His major breakthrough (providing him legendary status) was the starring role as astronaut Dave Bowman in Stanley Kubrick's 2001:...
49. Peter Ellis
Actor | An American Werewolf in London
Peter Ellis is an English actor. Peter has worked extensively in theatre and television both as an actor and director. He spent four seasons with the RSC. Three years with the Old Vic Co including playing Benvolio in Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet. Hotspur in Henry IV and later Rosencrantz in a ...
51. Bruce Dern
Actor | Nebraska
Two-time Oscar nominee Bruce Dern's tremendous career is made up of playing both modern day heroes and legendary villains. Through decades of lauded performances, Dern has acquired the reputation of being one of the most talented and prolific actors of his generation. Dern has several high profile ...
52. James Darren
Actor | The Guns of Navarone
Tall, good-looking James Darren was a student of acting coach Stella Adler and made his name in the 1950s in a series of teenage-themed films. A better actor than most of his contemporary teenage heartthrobs, he nevertheless found it difficult to escape the teen-idol image he got in pictures like ...
53. Ken Loach
Director | I, Daniel Blake
Unlike virtually all his contemporaries, Ken Loach has never succumbed to the siren call of Hollywood, and it's virtually impossible to imagine his particular brand of British socialist realism translating well to that context.
After studying law at St. Peter's College, Oxford, he branched out into ...
Actor | Blade
Kris Kristofferson was born in Brownsville, Texas, to Mary Ann (Ashbrook) and Lars Henry Kristofferson. His paternal grandparents were Swedish, and his father was a United States Air Force general who pushed his son to a military career. Kris was a Golden Gloves boxer and went to Pomona College in ...
Actor | To Live and Die in L.A.
Robert Downey Sr. served in the army, played minor-league baseball, was a Golden Gloves champion and off-off Broadway playwright, all before he was 22 years old.
Downey was born in New York City, New York, the son of Elizabeth (McLoughlin), a model, and Robert Elias, who worked in hotel/restaurant ...
57. Nancy Dussault
Actress | The In-Laws
Nancy Dussault was born on June 30, 1936 in Pensacola, Florida, USA. She is an actress, known for The In-Laws (1979), The Nurse (1997) and Alias (2001). She has been married to Valentine Mayer since February 24, 1985. She was previously married to James Dunton Travis.
58. Ron Masak
Actor | Murder, She Wrote
Ron Masak (MAY-SACK) was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of a salesman/musician (Floyd L.), and a mother (Mildred), who was a merchandise buyer. Ron attended Chicago City College, and studied theater at both the CCC and the Drama Guild. He made his acting debut with the Drama Guild in Chicago in...
59. James Hampton
Actor | Sling Blade
Raised in Dallas, Texas, James Hampton attended John H. Reagan Elementary, N.R. Crozier Technical High School and the University of North Texas (Theatre Arts Major). He studied acting with Michael Howard in New York and Leonard Nimoy in Los Angeles. He worked with Baruch Lumet at Knox Street ...
60. Richard Wilson
Actor | One Foot in the Grave
Richard Wilson OBE (born Iain Carmichael Wilson; 9 July 1936) is a Scottish actor, theatre director and broadcaster. He played Victor Meldrew in the BBC sitcom One Foot in the Grave (1990). A later role was as Gaius, the court physician of Camelot, in the BBC drama Merlin (2008).
Wilson was born in ...
61. Sandor Stern
Writer | The Mod Squad
Born in the northern Canadian town of Timmins, Ontario; raised in the small town of Prescott, Ontario, on the St. Lawrence River; Sandor Stern was drawn to short story writing while in high school and began writing stage plays while attending the University of Toronto. Though he planned to obtain a...
63. Ruth Buzzi
Actress | Laugh-In
Ruth Buzzi was Born July 24, 1936 in South County (Westerly), Rhode Island to Rena Pauline and Angelo Peter Buzzi, a nationally recognized stone sculptor. She Raised in Wequetequock, Connecticut, and attended Stonington High School. She Gained experience as a cheerleader performing before crowds at...
64. Mark Goddard
Actor | Lost in Space
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts (July 24, 1936), the actor (real name: Charles Goddard) grew up in Scituate, Massachusetts, where his father owned a five-and-ten. At Holy Cross, the head of the dramatic society encouraged him to become an actor and, soon, Goddard was off to Manhattan, attending the ...
65. Dan Inosanto
Actor | Game of Death
Noted Filipino-American martial arts practitioner, who studied "jeet kune do" from fellow martial artist and actor Bruce Lee. Always seeking to improve his knowledge, Inosanto holds numerous belts in various martial arts including Asian, American & Brazilian disciplines such as Muay Thai, Pentjak ...
68. Robert Viharo
Writer | Marbles
Robert Viharo was born on August 14, 1936 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Robert Stolper. He is an actor and writer, known for Marbles (2005), American Playhouse (1981) and I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977). He is married to Paige Olson. He was previously married to Jeane Manson, Anne Helm, ...
69. Mike Henry
Actor | Smokey and the Bandit
Michael Dennis Henry was born August 15th, 1936. He was an athletic professional football player at the time he entered the movies. He played for the Pittsburgh Steelers (1958-61) and the Los Angeles Rams (1962-64). During part of that time (1961-64) he was under contract with Warner Brothers and ...
70. Pat Priest
Actress | The Munsters
This sweet, wholesome, porcelain-skinned beauty was your typical bouffant blonde of the early-to-mid 1960s. She was picture perfect, whether romping along the coast of Malibu Beach in a bikini or peering over a white picket fence as the girl-next-door. Pat Priest was born Patricia Ann Priest on ...
74. Budd Albright
Actor | Star Trek
Budd Albright was born Forrest Edwards Albright in Elkhart Indiana of Dutch, Irish and Italian parents. His father was an athlete who played professional baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals and inducted into the Indiana and Spalding Hall of Fame. He was the first man in the state of Indiana to run...
75. Robert Redford
Actor | The Natural
Charles Robert Redford, Jr. was born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, to Martha (Hart), from Texas, and Charles Robert Redford, an accountant for Standard Oil, who was originally from Connecticut. He is of English, Scottish, Cornish, and Irish ancestry. Robert's mother died in 1955,...
76. Robert Towers
Actor | Masters of the Universe
Robert Towers was born on August 19, 1936 as Robert L. Towers. He is an actor, known for Masters of the Universe (1987), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) and Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987). He was previously married to Patricia Kathryn Johnston.
77. Hugh Hudson
Director | Chariots of Fire
Hugh Hudson was born on August 25, 1936 in London, England. He is a director and producer, known for Chariots of Fire (1981), Greystoke (1984) and The Tortoise and the Hare (1966). He has been married to Maryam d'Abo since November 2003. He was previously married to Susan Caroline Michie.
79. Charles Dierkop
Actor | The Sting
Charles Dierkop was born on September 11, 1936 in La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA as Charles Richard Dierkop. He is an actor, known for The Sting (1973), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) and Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984). He was previously married to Joan F. Addis.
81. Walter Koenig
Actor | Star Trek
Walter Koenig began his acting career in 1962 as an uncredited, non-speaking Sentry in the TV series Combat! (1962), and in the following few years had bit roles in several television shows, until he landed the role that would catapult his career in ways he could never have imagined, as Ensign ...
85. Asa Maynor
Actress | Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
Asa Maynor was born on September 22, 1936 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA as Asa Gibson Maynor. She is an actress and producer, known for Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972), Man Beast (1956) and Promise Her Anything (1966). She was previously married to Edd Byrnes.
86. Art Metrano
Art Metrano was born on September 22, 1936 in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Harpo Mesistrano. He is an actor, known for Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986), Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985) and History of the World: Part I (1981). He has been married to...
87. Joel Fabiani
Actor | Snake Eyes
Joel Fabiani was born September 28, 1936 in Watsonville, California. He didn't act until he went to college, after a stint in the Army. After majoring in English, Fabiani went to San Francisco to study at the Actors Workshop for two years.
Fabiani left California for New York in the early 60s and ...
88. Lelia Goldoni
Actress | Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Lelia Goldoni was born on October 1, 1936 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974) and Shadows (1958). She was previously married to Ben Carruthers.
89. Brian Blessed
Actor | Flash Gordon
Boisterous British actor Brian Blessed is known for his hearty, king-sized portrayals on film and television. A giant of a man accompanied by an eloquent wit and booming, operatic voice, Brian was born in 1936 and grew up in the mining village of Goldthorpe in South Yorkshire. His father was a ...
90. Judy Bamber
Actress | A Bucket of Blood
Lovely, buxom, and shapely blonde bombshell Judith Lee Bamber was born on October 13, 1936 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She is of mixed German-English and American Indian descent. Her father was an engineer with the Ford Motor Company. Judy started modeling while in high school so she could lose weight ...
91. Peter Bowles
Actor | Blowup
Peter Bowles was born on October 16, 1936 in London, England as Peter John Bowles. He is an actor and writer, known for Blow-Up (1966), The Bank Job (2008) and To the Manor Born (1979). He has been married to Susan Bennett since April 8, 1961. They have three children.
92. Tony Lo Bianco
Actor | The French Connection
Tony Lo Bianco has appeared in numerous films, television programs, and stage performances, both on-screen and off as a writer, director, and producer. Onstage, he won an Obie Award for Best Actor in Jonathan Reynolds's "Yanks-3, Detroit-0, Top of the 7th". Following his memorable performance as ...
93. Jack Taylor
Actor | Conan the Barbarian
Jack Taylor was born as George Brown Randall on October 21, 1936. Tall, slim, and handsome, with a lean face, a pencil thin mustache, and a distinguished air about him, Taylor began his acting career in the early 1950's on "The Jack Benny Show," in which he co-starred with Marilyn Monroe. Jack also...
94. Philip Kaufman
Writer | The Right Stuff
Director and screenwriter Philip Kaufman was born in Chicago, Illinois. He attended the University of Chicago and later Harvard Law School. He won the Prix de la Nouvelle Critique at Cannes in 1965 for his film Goldstein (1964). He was the screenwriter for The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) and was to ...
99. Susan Kohner
Actress | Imitation of Life
Susan Kohner was born on November 11, 1936 in Los Angeles, California. Her mother was actress Lupita Tovar, a successful performer from the 1930s and it was only natural that for Susan to gravitate toward acting. Her first role was in To Hell and Back (1955) in 1955. One more film in 1956 and one in...
100. John Reilly
Actor | General Hospital
John Reilly was born on November 11, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for General Hospital (1963), Iron Man (1994) and Tales of the Gold Monkey (1982). He has been married to Liz since July 11, 1981. They have one child. He was previously married to Donna.