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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)

Contents

EventsEdit

Programs/programmesEdit

DebutsEdit

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

BirthsEdit

Date Name Notability
January 1 Clare Holman British actress (Inspector Morse)
Dedee Pfeiffer Actress (For Your Love)
January 10 Krista Tesreau Actress (Guiding Light)
January 14 Mark Addy English actor (Still Standing)
January 23 Mariska Hargitay Actress (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit)
January 26 Paul Johansson Actor (One Tree Hill)
February 1 Linus Roache English actor (Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit)
February 14 Valente Rodriguez Actor (George Lopez, Happily Divorced)
February 15 Chris Farley Actor, comedian (Saturday Night Live) (d. 1997)
February 20 French Stewart Actor (3rd Rock from the Sun, Mom)
February 27 John Pyper-Ferguson Australian-born Canadian actor (Brothers & Sisters)
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 15 Derek Kelly Actor (Third Watch)
March 17 Rob Lowe Actor (The West Wing, Brothers & Sisters, Parks and Recreation)
March 19 Jake Weber English actor (Medium)
March 25 Lisa Gay Hamilton Actress (The Practice)
Mike Henry Vocie actor (Family Guy, The Cleveland Show)
March 30 Ian Ziering Actor (Beverly Hills, 90210)
April 4 David Cross Actor, comedian (Mr. Show with Bob and David, Arrested Development, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret)
Anthony Clark Actor (Yes, Dear)
Robbie Rist Actor (The Brady Bunch)
April 7 Russell Crowe New Zealander actor
April 13 Caroline Rhea Canadian actress (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)
April 14 Bob Clendenin Actor (Cougar Town)
April 24 Cedric the Entertainer Actor, comedian, host (Showtime at the Apollo, The Steve Harvey Show, The Soul Man)
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
May 13 Stephen Colbert Comedian, host (The Colbert Report, The Late Show)
Tom Verica Actor (American Dreams) and director
May 17 David Eigenberg Actor (Sex and the City, Chicago Fire)
May 28 Christa Miller Actress (The Drew Carey Show, Scrubs)
May 30 Mark Sheppard English actor (Battlestar Galactica, Supernatural, Leverage)
June 4 Sean Pertwee Actor (Gotham)
June 8 Gloria Reuben Actress (ER, Falling Skies)
June 10 Kate Flannery Actress (The Office)
June 15 Courteney Cox Actress (Monica on Friends)
June 17 Erin Murphy Actress (Tabitha Stephens on Bewitched)
June 21 Doug Savant Actor (Melrose Place, Desperate Housewives)
June 22 Amy Brenneman Actress (NYPD Blue, Judging Amy)
June 23 Joss Whedon Writer, director, producer (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
July 3 Yeardley Smith Voice actress (Lisa Simpson on The Simpsons)
July 12 Judi Evans Actress (Guiding Light, Days of Our Lives)
July 17 Heather Langenkamp Actress (Just the Ten of Us)
July 20 Dean Winters Actor (Oz)
July 22 David Spade Actor, comedian (Saturday Night Live, Just Shoot Me!, Rules of Engagement)
John Leguizamo Actor
July 26 Sandra Bullock Actress
July 28 Lori Loughlin Actress, model (Full House)
July 29 Lisa Peluso Soap opera actress
August 2 Mary-Louise Parker Actress (The West Wing, Weeds)
August 11 Miguel A. Núñez Jr. Actor (Tour of Duty)
August 16 William Salyers Actor (Rigby on Regular Show)
August 25 Blair Underwood Actor (L.A. Law)
August 27 Robert Bogue Actor (Guiding Light)
August 30 Nelson Ascencio Cuban-American actor, comedian (Mad TV)
Michael Chiklis Actor (The Shield)
September 2 Keanu Reeves Actor
September 14 Faith Ford Actress (Murphy Brown, Hope & Faith)
September 16 Molly Shannon Comic actress (Saturday Night Live)
September 18 Holly Robinson Peete Actress, singer (21 Jump Street, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, For Your Love)
September 19 Kim Richards Actress (Nanny and the Professor)
September 25 Lily Mariye Actress (ER)
September 26 Ty Miller Actor (The Young Riders)
September 28 Janeane Garofalo Actress, comedian (The Ben Stiller Show, The Larry Sanders Show, Saturday Night Live)
Laura Cerón Mexican-born American actress (ER)
October 14 Jim Rome Talk show host (Jim Rome Is Burning)
October 25 Michael Boatman Actor (China Beach, Arliss, Spin City)
Kevin Michael Richardson Actor (American Dad!, The Cleveland Show)
November 1 Daran Norris Actor (Cosmo on The Fairly OddParents)
November 2 Lauren Vélez Actress (New York Undercover, Oz, Dexter)
November 4 Kurt Krakowian Actor
November 9 Robert Duncan McNeill Actor (Star Trek: Voyager)
November 11 Calista Flockhart Actress (Ally McBeal, Brothers & Sisters, 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)
November 24 Garret Dillahunt Actor (Raising Hope)
November 27 Robin Givens Actress (Head of the Class)
November 29 Don Cheadle Actor (Picket Fences, House of Lies)
December 8 Teri Hatcher Actress (Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Desperate Housewives)
December 16 Paul Vogt Actor, comedian (Mad TV, The Big Gay Sketch Show)
December 17 Eric Brown Actor (Mama's Family)
December 18 Stone Cold Steve Austin WWE wrestler
December 24 Mark Valley Actor (Boston Legal)
December 29 Kimberly Russell Actress (Head of the Class)
Michael Cudlitz Actor (Band of Brothers, Southland, The Walking Dead)
December 31 Michael McDonald Actor

DeathsEdit

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