Famous Births and Deaths on this day in history
1934 – Bernard Bresslaw
Bernard Bresslaw was an English comic actor, best remembered as a member of the Carry On team.
Died: 11 June 1993
1955 – Jeff Hemmerman
Jeffrey Lawrence Hemmerman is an English former footballer. A forward, he scored 77 goals in 257 league games in a ten-year career in the Football League with Hull City, Scunthorpe United, Port Vale, Portsmouth, and Cardiff City. He was promoted out of the Fourth Division with Portsmouth in 1979–80, and then won promotion out of the Third Division with Cardiff City in 1982–83.
Hemmerman played 140 times for Portsmouth scoring 46 goals between 1978 – 1982
1966 – Alexis Denisof
Alexis Denisof is an American actor who is primarily known for playing Wesley Wyndam-Pryce in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off Angel.
1986 – Jameela Jamil
Jameela Alia Jamil is an English television presenter, radio presenter, model and actress. She has appeared on various Channel 4 programmes and has been a presenter of T4 from 2009 until 2012 when T4 ended. She is a former host of The Official Chart and was co-host of The Official Chart Update, alongside Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1 until January 2015. She is currently appearing in the American sitcom The Good Place.
1987 – Natalie Dreyfuss
Natalie Rachel Dreyfuss is an American actress, who has had guest-starring roles on shows such as Burn Notice and The Shield. She also had a recurring role on the television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
1997 – Isabelle Fuhrman
Isabelle Fuhrman is an American actress. She is known for her portrayal of Esther in the 2009 horror/thriller film Orphan and Clove in The Hunger Games.
2017 – Bill Paxton
Born: 17 May 1955
William Paxton was an American actor and film director. The films in which he appeared include The Terminator (1984), Weird Science (1985), Aliens (1986), Predator 2 (1990), Tombstone (1993), True Lies (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), Twister (1996), Titanic (1997), U-571 (2000), Edge of Tomorrow (2014) and Nightcrawler (2014). Paxton also starred in the HBO drama series Big Love (2006–11), earning three Golden Globe Award nominations during the show’s run. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for portraying Randolph “Randall” McCoy in the History channel miniseries Hatfields & McCoys (2012). Paxton’s final film appearance was in The Circle (2017), released two months after his death.
Died Aged 61