Birthdays in Film & TV on August 11

  • 1635 Thomas Betterton, British actor and dramatist (Coriolanus), born in London, England (d. 1710)
  • 1867 Hobart Bosworth, American actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade), born in Marietta, Ohio (d. 1943)
  • 1867 Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields)
  • 1888 Owen Nares [Ramsay], British actor and manager (Maiden Erleigh), born in Maiden Erlegh, Berks, England (d. 1943)
  • 1902 Lloyd Nolan, American actor (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Peyton Place), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1985)
  • 1911 Henry Kulky [Kulakowich], American actor (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Love Nest), born in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York (d. 1965)
  • 1913 Paul Dupuis, French Canadian actor (The Fortress; Passport to Pimlico), born in Montréal, Québec (d. 1976)
  • 1915 Jean Parker [Luise-Stephanie Zelinska], American actress (Beyond Tomorrow, Little Women), born in Butte, Montana (d. 2005)
  • 1924 Arlene Dahl, American actress (Journey to the Center of the Earth, Ambush, One Life To Live), TV panelist (What's My Line), and perfumer, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2021)
  • 1927 Raymond Leppard, British-American harpsichordist, conductor (Indianapolis Symphony, 1987-2001; BBC Northern Symphony, 1973-80), and composer (Lord Of The Flies), born in London, England
  • 1937 Allegra Kent [Iris Cohen], American ballet dancer (New York City Ballet) and teacher, born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1937 Anna Massey, English actress (De Sade, Doll's House), born in Thakeham, England (d. 2011)
  • 1940 Kip King, actor (Charlie & Company), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1941 Patricio Guzman, director/actor (Cruz del Sur, Moon over Parador)
  • 1942 Mike Hugg, British rock drummer (Manfred Mann - "Mighty Quinn"), and film composer (Up The Junction), born in Gosport, Hampshire, England
  • 1944 Ian McDiarmid, Scottish stage director, and stage and screen actor (Star Wars -"Palpatine"), born in Carnoustie, Scotland
  • 1949 Ian Charleson, actor (Gandhi, Chariots of Fire), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1951 Vincent Bilodeau, Quebec actor and comedian
  • 1952 Ann Michelle, England, actress (Virigin Witch, Mistress Pamela)

Hulk HoganHulk Hogan (69 years old)

1953 WWF heavyweight champion (1984-89), born in Augusta, Georgia

  • 1953 Sanford Jensen, American actor (Foley Square), born in South Haven, Michigan
  • 1954 Lina Polito, actress (Love & Anarchy), born in Naples, Italy
  • 1955 Norio Honaga, wrestler (NJPW)
  • 1958 Cordelia Gonzalez, actress (La Gran Fiesta), born in San Juan Puerto Rico
  • 1964 Miguel A. Núñez Jr., American actor
  • 1965 Embeth Davidtz, American actress (Bicentennial Man, Schindler's List), born in Lafayette, Indiana
  • 1965 Shinji Mikami, Japanese video game designer (Resident Evil)
  • 1965 Viola Davis, American Tony, Emmy, BAFTA, and Academy award-winning actress (The Help, Fences, Prisoners, Suicide Squad), born in St. Matthews, South Carolina
  • 1967 Collin Chou, Taiwanese actor

Joe RoganJoe Rogan (55 years old)

1967 American television host, comedian and podcaster (Fear Factor, The Joe Rogan Experience), born in Newark, New Jersey

  • 1968 Anna Gunn, American actress
  • 1969 Ashley Jensen, Scottish actress (Extras, After Life), born in Annan, Scotland
  • 1969 Eddie Garcia, LA, actor/musician (Guys Next Door - "I Was Made For You")
  • 1971 Alejandra Barros, Mexican actress
  • 1972 Jonathon Prandi, American model
  • 1973 Nigel Harman, British actor (Eastenders), born in London
  • 1976 Will Friedle, American actor (Eric-Boy Meets World, Gift of Love), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1978 Amber Brkich, American reality television personality
  • 1980 Merritt Wever, American Emmy Award-winning actress (Nurse Jackie - "Zoey"; Godless; Unbelievable), born in Manhattan, New York City
  • 1981 Fiona Sit, Hong Kong singer and actress
  • 1982 Alan Halsall, British actor

Chris HemsworthChris Hemsworth (39 years old)

1983 Australian actor (Thor, Avengers), born in Melbourne, Victoria

  • 1984 Katie Rees, American beauty pageant contestant
  • 1986 Kaori Fukuhara, Japanese voice actress
  • 1992 Allison Lozano, Mexican actress
  • 1993 Alyson Stoner, American actress and pop singer, born in Toledo, Ohio