Birthdays in Film & TV on August 14

  • 1850 Earnest [Bachigaloupi] Tourniaire, Dutch actor (Inkwartiering, Kloris & Roses), born in Dordrecht, Zuid-Holland, Nederland (d. 1921)
  • 1881 Francis Ford, American actor (The Quiet Man), born in Portland, Maine (d. 1953)
  • 1887 Marija Leiko, Latvian film actress (Falscher Start), born in Riga, Russian Empire (d. 1937)
  • 1893 Carl Benton Reid, American actor (Pressure Point, In a Lonely Place), born in Lansing, Michigan (d. 1973)
  • 1903 Millard Mitchell, Cuban actor (12 O'Clock High, Gunfighter), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1963)
  • 1908 Manos Katrakis, Greek actor (Antigone, Marinos Kontaras), born in Kastelli Kissamou, Crete (d. 1984)
  • 1923 Alice Ghostley, American singer and actress (Bewitched, Designing Women), born in Eve, Vernon County, Missouri (d. 2007)
  • 1925 Russell Baker, Loudoun County, Va, columnist/humorist (NY Times)

Person of interestRené Goscinny

1926 René Goscinny, French cartoonist (Asterix), born in Paris, France (d. 1977)

Author and Cartoonist René Goscinny
Author and Cartoonist
René Goscinny
  • 1927 Frank Cvitanovich, filmmaker
  • 1928 Lina Wertmüller [Arcangela Braueich], Italian screenwriter, film director, and 1st woman nominated for an Academy Award for Directing (Seven Beauties), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1936 Trevor Bannister, British actor (Are You Being Served?), born in Durrington, Wiltshire (d. 2011)
  • 1942 Sandy Gilmour, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • 1945 Brenda Benet, actress (Lee-Days of Our Lives, Beach Ball), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1945 Cheryl Waltz, author/film producer

Person of interestSteve Martin

1945 Steve Martin, American comedian, musician, author and actor (Parenthood, Jerk, Roxanne), born in Waco, Texas

Actor and Comedian Steve Martin
Actor and Comedian
Steve Martin

  • 1945 Tony Scannel, actor (Bill, Blue Money) [or 1932]
  • 1946 Antonio Fargas, actor (Huggy Bear-Starsky & Hutch), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1946 Susan Saint James, [Miller], actress (Kate & Allie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947 Peter Christian, English actor
  • 1949 Bob Backlund, American wrestler
  • 1951 Carl Lumbly, American actor (Cagney & Lacey, Alias), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1953 James Horner, American film composer (Titanic, Apollo 13, Casper), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1957 Jackee [Harry], actress (Sandra-227), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • 1957 Gino Hernandez, American wrestler (d. 1986)
  • 1958 "Beautiful" Bobby Eaton, wrestler (SMW/ECW/NJPW/WCW, Midnight Express)
  • 1959 Marcia Gay Harden, American actress
  • 1960 Sarah Brightman, actress/singer (Phantom of the Opera)
  • 1961 Susan Olson, American actress (Cindy-Brady Bunch), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1961 "Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert, American wrestler (d. 1995)
  • 1965 Emmanuelle Seigner, actress (The Smile), born in Paris, France
  • 1966 David Hallyday, French singer-songwriter and actor (He's My Girl), born in Boulougne, France

Person of interestHalle Berry

1966 Halle Berry, American actress (X-Men: The Last Stand, Monsters Ball), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Actress Halle Berry
Halle Berry
  • 1968 Adrian Lester, English actor
  • 1971 Raoul Bova, Italian actor
  • 1973 Romane Bohringer, French actress (Savage Nights), born in Pont-Sainte-Maxene, France
  • 1974 Christopher Gorham, American actor
  • 1976 Alex Albrecht, American actor
  • 1976 Maya Nasri, Lebanese actress and singer
  • 1976 Steve Braun, Canadian actor
  • 1978 Kate Ritchie, Australian actress
  • 1979 Yoichiro Morikawa, Japanese film director
  • 1983 Mila Kunis, Ukrainian-American actress (Friends with Benefits), born in Chernivtsi, Ukraine
  • 1984 Nick Grimshaw, English DJ/Television presenter
  • 1985 Charlotte Kate Fox, American actress (Asadora, Massan), born in Santa Fe, New Mexico