On This Day

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 and TV panelist (Ambush), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1937 Allegra Kent, American ballet dancer and actress (The Addams Family), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1937 Anna Massey, actress (De Sade, Doll's House)
  • 1940 Kip King, actor (Charlie & Company), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1941 Patricio Guzman, director/actor (Cruz del Sur, Moon over Parador)
  • 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)

Person of interestHulk Hogan

1953 Hulk Hogan [Terry Bollea], WWF heavyweight champion (1984-89), born in Augusta, Georgia

Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan
Professional Wrestler
Hulk Hogan
  • 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 Viola Davis, American actress (The Help, Prisoners, Suicide Squad), born in St. Matthews, South Carolina
  • 1965 Embeth Davidtz, American actress (Bicentennial Man, Schindler's List), born in Lafayette, Indiana
  • 1967 Collin Chou, Taiwanese actor

Person of interestJoe Rogan

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

Comedian and Podcaster Joe Rogan
Comedian and Podcaster
Joe Rogan
  • 1968 Anna Gunn, American actress
  • 1969 Eddie Garcia, LA, actor/musician (Guys Next Door-I Was Made For You)
  • 1969 Ashley Jensen, Scottish actress (Extras, After Life), born in Annan, Scotland
  • 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 Merrit Weaver, American actress (Nurse Jackie, Godless), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1981 Fiona Sit, Hong Kong singer and actress
  • 1982 Alan Halsall, British actor

Person of interestChris Hemsworth

1983 Chris Hemsworth, 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