List of years in television (table)
In radio

The year 1958 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events during 1958.


Television shows

Series on air in 1958


Ending this year

Date Show Debut
March 30 Sally 1957
April 14 Love That Jill 1958
April 28 Adventures of Superman 1952
May 31 The Polly Bergen Show 1957
June 7 The Life of Riley 1953
June 24 Educated Evans 1957
June 26 Climax! 1954
July 8 Mr. Adams and Eve 1957
September 6 Club Oasis
September 15 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show 1950
September 25 Sergeant Preston of the Yukon 1955
October 1 Kraft Television Theater 1947
Unknown The Jeannie Carson Show 1956


Date Name Notability
January 1 Renn Woods Actress (Roots)
January 4 Matt Frewer Actor (Max Headroom, The Pink Panther)
January 12 Christiane Amanpour Host
January 17 Deran Sarafian Actor
January 20 Lorenzo Lamas Actor (Falcon Crest)
January 26 Ellen DeGeneres Actress & talk show host (Ellen)
January 27 Susanna Thompson Actress (Once and Again)
January 29 Judy Norton Taylor Actress (The Waltons)
January 30 Brett Butler Actress (Grace Under Fire)
February 2 Douglas McGrath Actor
February 13 Donal Gibson Actor
February 16 Lisa Loring Actress (The Addams Family)
Ice-T Actor & rapper (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit)
February 19 Leslie David Baker Actor (The Office)
February 21 Jack Coleman Actor (Dynasty, Heroes)
Kim Coates Actor
Denise Dowse Actress (Beverly Hills, 90210, The Guardian, Charmed)
February 24 Todd Fisher Actor
Margaret Larson Presenter
February 25 Mark Moses Actor (Desperate Housewives, Mad Men)
February 26 Greg Germann Actor (Ally McBeal)
March 3 Miranda Richardson Actress
March 4 Patricia Heaton Actress (Everybody Loves Raymond, The Middle)
March 10 Sharon Stone Actress
Mary Murphy Choreographer
March 15 Deb Lacusta Actress
March 17 Christian Clemenson Actor (CSI: Miami, Boston Legal)
March 19 Fred Stoller Actor & comedian (Everybody Loves Raymond)
March 20 Holly Hunter Actress (The Incredibles)
March 21 Gary Oldman Actor & filmmaker
Brad Hall Actor (Saturday Night Live, The Single Guy, Watching Ellie)
Sabrina Le Beauf Actress (The Cosby Show)
March 22 Laurie David American environmental activist
March 25 James McDaniel Actor (NYPD Blue)
March 27 Michael O'Leary Actor & screenwriter (Guiding Light)
March 30 Maurice LaMarche Voice actor (The Brain on Animaniacs)
April 2 Amelia Marshall Soap opera actress
Jon Klein CNN former president
April 3 Alec Baldwin Actor (30 Rock)
April 4 Constance Shulman Actress (Doug, Orange is the New Black)
April 14 John D'Aquino Actor (seaQuest DSV, Cory in the House)
April 26 Giancarlo Esposito Actor
Tommy Habeeb American television host
April 29 Eve Plumb Actress (The Brady Bunch)
Michelle Pfeiffer Actress
Savage Steve Holland Actor
May 1 Nick Stellino Chef, author and TV presenter
May 20 Matt McCoy Actor
May 21 Tim Hill Actor
May 23 Drew Carey Actor, comedian, game show host (The Price Is Right)
Lea DeLaria Actress, comedian
Mitch Albom Journalist
May 26 Margaret Colin Actress (As the World Turns, Gossip Girl)
May 27 Linnea Quigley Actress
May 29 Karen Maruyama Actress
May 30 Ted McGinley Actor (Married... with Children, Hope & Faith)
May 31 Roma Maffia Actress (Profiler)
June 5 Beth Hall Actress
June 7 Prince Singer and actor (died 2016)
June 12 Rebecca Holden Actress & singer
June 21 Eric Douglas Actor
June 22 Bruce Campbell Actor (Burn Notice) & director
June 27 Robert Newman Actor
July 4 Steve Hartman Sportcaster
July 5 Peter Tolan Writer
July 6 Jennifer Saunders Actress & comedian (Absolutely Fabulous)
July 8 Kevin Bacon Actor
July 11 John Tinker Writer
July 14 Joe Keenan Writer
Gail Mancuso American film and television director
July 20 Billy Mays American television direct-response advertisement salesperson (died 2009)
July 23 Keenan Ivory Wayans Actor & comedian (In Living Color)
July 24 Joe Keenan Writer
July 27 Vincenzo Nicoli Actor (Hank Zipzer)
July 28 Michael Hitchcock Actor
Isaac Florentine Israeli film director
July 30 Richard Burgi Actor (The Sentinel, Desperate Housewives)
July 31 Mark Cuban Television personality, and NBA basketball team owner
August 1 Michael Penn Composer
August 6 Ira Angustain Actor (The White Shadow)
August 8 Deborah Norville TV presenter (Today, Inside Edition)
August 9 Amanda Bearse Actress (Married... with Children)
August 10 John Goldwyn American film producer
August 13 David Feherty Golfer
August 15 Rondell Sheridan Actor (That's So Raven)
August 16 Angela Bassett Actress
Madonna Singer & actress
Jonathan Prince Actor
August 18 Madeleine Stowe Actress (Revenge)
Steven Zirnkilton American voice actor
Reg E. Cathey American actor (died 2018)
August 22 Colm Feore American-Canadian actor (24, House of Cards)
August 24 Steve Guttenberg Actor
August 25 Christian LeBlanc Actor (The Young and the Restless)
August 29 Lenny Henry English actor and comedian (Chef!)
Michael Jackson Singer and actor (died 2009)
September 3 Kevin Kiner Composer
September 4 Drew Pinsky American media personality
September 6 Jeff Foxworthy American actor
September 11 Roxann Dawson Actress (Star Trek: Voyager)
Julia Nickson Actress
Scott Patterson Actor (Gilmore Girls)
September 12 Kim Fupz Aakeson Writer
September 16 Jennifer Tilly Actress
September 19 Kevin Hooks Actor & director (The White Shadow)
September 21 Penny Smith TV presenter
Jennifer Caron Hall Actress
September 22 Kevin Sorbo Actor (Hercules: The Legendary Journeys)
September 27 Shaun Cassidy Actor
September 29 Karen Young Actress
October 1 Clyde Phillips Writer
October 5 Neil deGrasse Tyson Astrophysicist
October 9 Michael Paré Actor
October 16 Tim Robbins Actor
October 20 Eric Scott Actor (The Waltons)
October 22 Michael Price Writer
October 23 Jonathan Wolff American composer
Viggo Mortensen American actor
October 31 Debbie McGee English television, radio and stage performer
November 1 Rachel Ticotin Actress (Ohara, Skin, Law & Order: LA)
Stephen Hopkins Director
November 5 Robert Patrick Actor (The X-Files, Scorpion)
November 7 Jon Scott American television news anchor
November 9 Reid Harrison Writer
November 11 Donna Wilkes Actress
November 12 Megan Mullally Actress & singer (Will & Grace, Bob's Burgers)
November 16 Marg Helgenberger Actress (Ryan's Hope, China Beach, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation)
November 17 Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio Actress
November 18 Oscar Nunez Cuban-American actor (The Office)
November 19 Terrence C. Carson Singer and actor (Living Single, Star Wars: The Clone Wars)
November 22 Jamie Lee Curtis Actress (Anything But Love)
Mark Malone American football quarterback
November 24 Alain Chabat Actor
November 29 Devon Scott Actress
December 1 Charlene Tilton Actress (Dallas)
December 7 Edd Hall US announcer
December 10 John J. York US soap actor
December 11 Isabella Hofmann Actress
December 12 Sheree J. Wilson Actress (Dallas, Walker, Texas Ranger)
December 13 Clark Brandon Actor (The Fitzpatricks, Mr. Merlin)
December 25 Cheryl Chase Voice actress (Angelica Pickles on Rugrats)
December 27 Barbara Crampton Actress (Days of Our Lives)
December 31 Bebe Neuwirth Actress, singer and dancer (Cheers, Frasier)


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