Birthdays in Film & TV on August 23

  • 1884 Will Cuppy, American humorist (The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody), born in Auburn, Indiana (d. 1949)
  • 1887 Jo Sternheim, Dutch actor and playwright (Fatherland), born in Amsterdam (d. 1956)
  • 1894 Gareth Hughes, Welsh actor (Midnight Girl), born in Dafen, Carmarthenshire, Wales (d. 1965)
  • 1912 Gene Kelly, American dancer and actor (An American in Paris, Going My Way), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • 1918 Guus [August CM] Hermus, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Soldaat van Oranje), born in Amsterdam (d. 2001)
  • 1919 James Quinn, film producer/actor (Joey, Hammett, Overlord)
  • 1922 Jean Darling, American child actress (Our Gang), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2015)
  • 1922 Pierre Gauvreau, Quebec painter, television writer and producer
  • 1923 Humphrey Fisher, TV producer
  • 1928 Marian Seldes, American actress, born in Manhattan, New York City, (d. 2014)
  • 1930 Jack Bannister, English cricketer (Warwickshire stalwart) and commentator (BBC), born in Wolverhampton, West Midlands (d. 2016)

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1930 Vera Miles, American actress (Psycho), born in Boise City, Oklahoma

Actress Vera Miles
Vera Miles

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1931 Barbara Eden, American actress (Dream of Jeannie), born in Tucson, Arizona

Actress Barbara Eden
Barbara Eden
  • 1935 Roy Strong, writer/art historian/director (Victoria & Albert Museum)
  • 1938 Ronny Cox, actor/singer (Robocop, Dr John Gideon-St Elsewhere)
  • 1940 Richard Sanders, actor (Les Nessman -WKRP), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1940 Tony Bill, SD Cal, actor (What Really Happened to the Class of '65)
  • 1943 Bobby Diamond, actor (Duncan Gillis-Dobie Gillis), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944 Lena Tabori, model/daughter of Viveca Lindfors, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1947 David Robb, British actor
  • 1949 Christopher Blake, actor (Alexa)
  • 1949 Shelley Long, american actress (Diane in Cheers, Money Pit), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1949 Katiana Balanika, Greek actress and singer
  • 1951 Mark Hudson, comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1952 Cathy St George, Norfolk Va, playmate (Aug, 1982)
  • 1956 Skipp Sudduth, American actor
  • 1960 Chris Potter, Canadian actor
  • 1964 Yoshikazu Taru, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1965 Roger Avary, Canadian-born screenwriter, director, and producer
  • 1966 Laura Richmond, American playmate (Sep, 1988), born in Fort Dix, New Jersey
  • 1969 Amanda Hope, playmate (Jul, 1992), born in Austin, Texas

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1970 River Phoenix, American actor (Little Nikta, Stand By Me), born in Madras, Oregon (d. 1993)

  • 1970 Jay Mohr, American actor and comedian
  • 1973 Malaika Arora Khan, Indian actress and model
  • 1974 Paula Gaye Montgomery, Cabot Ark, Miss America (Arkansas-3rd-1996)
  • 1974 Ray Park, Scottish actor
  • 1974 Christian Beranek, American graphic novelist and actor
  • 1976 Scott Caan, American actor
  • 1987 Nikki Gil, Filipina actress, host and singer