1976 in television

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The year 1976 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events in 1976.

Global television events[edit]

Births[edit]

Date Name Notability
January 6 Danny Pintauro Actor (Jonathan on Who's the Boss?)
January 7 Tyron Leitso Canadian actor (Being Erica)
January 23 Tony Lucca Actor (Mickey Mouse Club, Malibu Shores)
February 3 Isla Fisher Australian actress (Home and Away)
February 7 Kelly Choi South Korean-American television host
February 29 Ja Rule Rapper, actor
March 13 Danny Masterson Actor (That '70s Show)
March 23 Keri Russell Actress (Mickey Mouse Club, Felicity)
April 6 Candace Cameron Bure Actress (Full House)
April 20 Joey Lawrence Actor (Gimme a Break!, Blossom)
May 10 Rhona Bennett Singer and actress (Mickey Mouse Club)
June 5 Marc Worden Actor (Mickey Mouse Club), voice-over actor (Iron Man)
July 9 Fred Savage Actor and director (The Wonder Years)
July 19 Benedict Cumberbatch Actor (Sherlock) (The Hobbit) (Imitation Game) Voice Actor (Penguins of Madagascar)
August 6 Soleil Moon Frye Actress (Punky Brewster)
August 8 JC Chasez Actor (Mickey Mouse Club) and singer (*NSYNC)
August 11 Will Friedle Actor (Boy Meets World), voice actor (Kim Possible, Transformers: Robots in Disguise)
August 27 Sarah Chalke Actress (Roseanne, Scrubs)
September 19 Alison Sweeney Actress, host (Days of Our Lives, The Biggest Loser)
October 3 Seann William Scott Actor
October 19 Omar Gooding Actor (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper)
October 23 Ryan Reynolds Actor (Two Guys and a Girl)
November 11 Lisa Gleave Actress and model (The Price Is Right)
November 27 Jaleel White Actor (Steve Urkel on Family Matters)
November 29 Anna Faris Actress (Mom)

Deaths[edit]

Date Name Age Notability
June 25 Jay Jostyn 74 American radio and TV actor)[1]
August 28 Anissa Jones 18 Child actress (Buffy on Family Affair)
December 12 Jack Cassidy 49 Actor (Oscar North on He & She)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cox, Jim (2008). This Day in Network Radio: A Daily Calendar of Births, Debuts, Cancellations and Other Events in Broadcasting History. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-3848-8.