On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on August 10

  • 1891 Henry O'Neill, actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble), born in Orange, New Jersey

Person of interestJack Haley

1898 Jack Haley [John Joseph], American actor (The Wizard of Oz, Ford Star Revue), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1979)

Actor Jack Haley
Jack Haley

Person of interestNorma Shearer

1902 Norma Shearer, Canadian-American actress (Escape, The Divorcee), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1983)

Actress Norma Shearer
Norma Shearer
  • 1912 Richard Reeves, American actor (Suerman, Date With an Angel), born in NYC, New York (d. 1967)
  • 1913 Noah Beery Jr, American actor (Rockford Files, Quest, Doc Elliot, Gung Ho!, Heaven With a Gun), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • 1914 Jeff Corey [Arthur Zwerling], American actor (Getting Straight, Superman & Mole Men), born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)
  • 1919 Sacha Vierny, French cinematographer (d. 2001)
  • 1923 Rhonda Fleming [Marilyn Louis], American actress and singer nicknamed the "Queen of Technicolor" (Spellbound), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1924 Martha Hyer, American actress (Day of the Wolves, Night of the Grizzly), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2014)
  • 1927 Vernon Washington, American actor (Roots, The Last Starfighter, Friday the 13th: A New Beginning), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1988)
  • 1928 Jimmy Dean, American country music singer, television host, actor, and businessman (Jimmy Dean Show, Diamonds are Forever), born in Plainview, Texas (d. 2010)
  • 1928 Gus Mercurio, American-born Australian actor (The Blue Lagoon, Crocodile Dundee II), born in West Bend, Wisconsin (d. 2010)
  • 1931 Tom Laughlin, American actor and director (Billy Jack), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2013)
  • 1939 Kate O'Mara, Leicaster England, actress (Caress Morell-Dynasty, AbFab)
  • 1940 Sid Waddell, English darts commentator (the 'Voice of Darts'; Grenarda, BBC, Sky Sports), born in Alnwick, Northumberland, England (d. 2012)
  • 1940 Michael “Tunes” Antunes, American rock and blues saxophonist (John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band), and actor (Eddie And The Cruisers), born in New Bedford, Massachusetts

  • 1941 Kees van Kooten, Dutch TV host/founder (Simplistic Union)
  • 1946 James Reynolds, American actor (Days of our Lives), born in Oskaloosa, Kansas
  • 1948 Patti Austin, soul singer/actress (Real Me)
  • 1950 Rémy Girard, Canadian actor (Les Invasions barbares), born in Jonquière, Quebec
  • 1952 Daniel Hugh Kelly, American actor
  • 1952 Diane Venora, American actress
  • 1956 Tugboat [Fred Ottman], WWF wrestler

Person of interestRosanna Arquette

1959 Rosanna Arquette, actress (Desperately Seeking Susan, After Hours), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestAntonio Banderas

1960 Antonio Banderas, Spanish actor (Philadelphia, Evita, Zorro), born in Malaga, Spain

  • 1961 Beatrice Alda, American actress (Lisa-Four Seasons), daughter of Alan Alda
  • 1962 Suzanne Collins, American author (The Hunger Games Trilogy), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1965 Claudia Christian, American actress
  • 1967 Mart Sander, Estonian singer and actor
  • 1968 Peter Docter, American film director
  • 1971 Justin Theroux, American actor (Mulholland Drive, Inland Empire), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1976 Michael Depoli, American wrestler
  • 1977 Matt Morgan, British comedian
  • 1979 Ted Geoghegan, American filmmaker and author
  • 1979 Joanna Garcia, Cuban actress
  • 1982 Devon Aoki, American supermodel and actress
  • 1984 Mariel Rodriguez, Filipino TV host
  • 1984 Ryan Eggold, American actor (New Amsterdam), born in Lakewood, California
  • 1992 Ko Ah-seong, South Korean actress

Person of interestKylie Jenner

1997 Kylie Jenner, American model, TV and social media personality (Keeping Up with the Kardashians), born in Los Angeles, California

Model, TV Personality and Businesswoman Kylie Jenner
Model, TV Personality and Businesswoman
Kylie Jenner