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For the American TV schedule, see: 1964–65 United States network television schedule.

The year 1964 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events which occurred in that year.

List of years in television (table)





Ending this yearEdit

Date Show Debut
March 29 The Judy Garland Show 1963
April 27 The Danny Thomas Show 1953
June 19 Mack & Myer for Hire 1963
The Twilight Zone 1959
Zoo Quest (UK) 1954
Unknown Sing Along with Mitch 1961
To Tell the Truth 1962


Date Name Notability
January 1 Clare Holman British actress (Inspector Morse)
February 15 Chris Farley Actor, comedian (Saturday Night Live) (d. 1997)
February 20 French Stewart Actor (3rd Rock from the Sun)
March 7 Wanda Sykes Actress, comedian (The Chris Rock Show, The Wanda Sykes Show)
March 10 Bob Bergen Voice actor (current voice of Porky Pig and Tweety Bird)
March 25 Mike Henry Vocie actor (Family Guy, The Cleveland Show)
April 4 David Cross Stand-up comedian, actor (Mr. Show with Bob and David, Arrested Development, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret)
Robbie Rist Actor (The Brady Bunch)
April 7 Russell Crowe New Zealander actor
April 25 Hank Azaria Actor (The Simpsons)
May 8 Melissa Gilbert Actress, director (Little House on the Prairie, Sweet Justice)
May 11 Katie Wagner American presenter
June 15 Courteney Cox Actress (Monica on Friends)
June 17 Erin Murphy Actress (Tabitha Stephens on Bewitched)
June 23 Joss Whedon Writer, director, producer (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
July 3 Yeardley Smith Voice actress (Lisa Simpson on The Simpsons)
July 22 David Spade Actor, comedian (Saturday Night Live, Just Shoot Me)
John Leguizamo Actor
August 16 William Salyers Actor (Rigby on Regular Show)
September 2 Keanu Reeves Actor
September 16 Molly Shannon Comic actress (Saturday Night Live)
September 19 Kim Richards Actress (Nanny and the Professor)
September 28 Janeane Garofalo Actress, comedian (The Ben Stiller Show, The Larry Sanders Show, Saturday Night Live)
October 14 Jim Rome Talk show host (Jim Rome Is Burning)
October 25 Kevin Michael Richardson Actor (American Dad!, The Cleveland Show)
November 1 Daran Norris Actor (Cosmo on The Fairly OddParents)
November 4 Kurt Krakowian Actor
November 11 Calista Flockhart Actress (Ally McBeal, Supergirl)
Philip McKeon Actor (Alice)
November 14 Bill Hemmer US news anchor
Patrick Warburton Actor (Seinfeld, Family Guy, The Tick)
November 21 Liza Tarbuck English actress and presenter (Watching)
December 8 Teri Hatcher Actress (Lois & Clark, Desperate Housewives)
December 18 Stone Cold Steve Austin WWE wrestler
December 29 Michael Cudlitz Actor (Band of Brothers, Southland, The Walking Dead)


Date Name Age Notability
August 28 Gracie Allen 69 Actress/comedian (The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show)