Birthdays in Film & TV on August 1

  • 1867 William Orlamond, Danish actor (Flesh and the Devil, The Wind), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1957)
  • 1912 Henry Jones, actor (Phyllis, Falcon Crest, Gun Shy), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1920 Jeffrey Segal, actor (Traitors)/playwright
  • 1922 Arthur Hill, Saskatchewan Canada, actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter)
  • 1923 Paul Lambert, actor (Tom-Executive Suite), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1924 Jeffrey Segal, actor/playwright (Vanity Fair, Rest in Pieces)
  • 1924 Marcia Mae Jones, American actress (d. 2007)
  • 1930 Geoffrey Holder, Trinidad, dancer/actor (Annie, The Wiz)
  • 1930 Julie Bovasso, actress (Willie & Phil, Just Me & You), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1932 Meena Kumari, Indian film actress (d. 1972)
  • 1933 Dom DeLuise, American comedian (End, Cannonball Run, Fatso), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1933 Jesse Corti, Venezuelan-born actor and comedian
  • 1936 Laurie Taylor, English sociologist and broadcaster (BBC Radio 4), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1941 √Čtienne Roda-Gil, French songwriter and screenwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1942 Giancarlo Giannini, La Spezia Italy, actor (Seduction of Mimi)
  • 1949 Nigel Lucius Graeme Finch, TV director/film-maker
  • 1952 Brian Patrick Clarke, actor (Merle-Eight is Enough), born in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1957 Laura Johnson, actress (Falcon Crest), born in Burbank, California
  • 1957 Brad Stephen "Taylor" Negron, American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money), born in Glendale, California (d. 2015)
  • 1958 Adrian Dunbar, Northern Irish actor
  • 1960 Richard Roeper, American columnist and film critic
  • 1961 Mark "Red" Mitchell, American actor (JFK, 8 Seconds, I Want to Live), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1994)
  • 1963 Demi√°n Bichir, Mexican actor
  • 1963 John Carroll Lynch, American actor (Shutter Island, Gran Torino), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • 1965 Sam Mendes, British stage and film director
  • 1969 David Wain, American actor
  • 1972 Devon Hughes, American professional wrestler
  • 1972 Tanya Reid, Canadian actress
  • 1973 Tempestt Bledsoe, actress (Vanessa Huxtable-Cosby Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1973 Eduardo Noriega, Spanish actor
  • 1973 Les Hill, Australian Actor
  • 1975 Mandy Leigh, Greensburg Penn, actress (Bloodscent)
  • 1979 Jason Momoa, American actor (Game of Thrones), born in Honolulu, Hawaiii
  • 1979 Honeysuckle Weeks, Cardiff, Welsh actress
  • 1981 Ashley Parker Angel, American singer and actor, born in Redding, California
  • 1982 Ai Tominaga, Sagamihara, Japanese model and actress
  • 1984 Valery Ortiz, San Juan, Puerto Rican actress
  • 1990 Landry Allbright, American actress (Bridget Forrester in Bold & Beautiful), born in San Dimas, California
  • 1998 Khamani Griffin, American actor (All Of Us, Daddy Day Care), born in Oakland, California