Birthdays in Film & TV on August 26

  • 1880 Guillaume Apollinaire, French poet/movie critic (Alcoola)
  • 1909 Jim Davis, American actor (Dallas), born in Edgerton, Missouri (d. 1981)
  • 1917 Jan Clayton, Tularosa NM, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie)
  • 1919 Ronny Graham, actor (Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1921 David Begelman, film producer
  • 1921 William Preston, Columbia Penn, actor (Fisher King, Waterworld)
  • 1936 Yvette Vickers, KC, playmate (Jul 1959)/actress (Attack of 50' Woman)
  • 1938 Francine York, Aurora Minn, actress (Slattery's People)
  • 1940 Don LaFontaine, American voice actor (d. 2008)
  • 1941 Akiko Wakabayashi, Japanese actress
  • 1944 Cornelia J "Corry" Arends, Dutch actress (Fool's Hat)
  • 1944 Stephen Greif, English actor
  • 1946 Alison Steadman, actress (Life is Sweet), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1946 Chantal Renaud, Quebec singer and actress
  • 1947 Candy Moore, American actress (Lunch Wagon, Tomboy & Champ), born in Maplewood, New Jersey
  • 1947 Emiliano Díez, Cuban actor
  • 1950 Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor (d. 2006)
  • 1952 Michael Jeter, actor (The Fisher King), born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee (d. 2003)
  • 1954 Steve Wright, Britain's wacky DJ/actor (Funny Man)
  • 1959 Joanne Gail Abbott, executive (MTV)
  • 1960 Ola Ray, playmate (Jun, 1980)/actress (Thriller), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1965 Chris Burke, actor with down syndrome (Corky-Life Goes On)
  • 1965 Jon Hensley, Doylestown PA, actor (Holden Snyder-As the World Turns)
  • 1965 Bobby Duncum, Jr., wrestler (d. 2000)
  • 1968 Byron Lawson, Canadian actor
  • 1969 Elaine Irwin, American model (Almay Cosmetics, Ralph Lauren) and former wife of John Mellencamp, born in Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
  • 1970 Melissa McCarthy, comedian and actress (Mike and Molly, Spy), born in Plainfield, Illinois

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1980 Macaulay Culkin, American actor (Home Alone, My Girl, Richie Rich), born in NYC, New York

  • 1980 Chris Pine, American actor (Star Trek), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1981 Petey Williams, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1988 Danielle Savre, American actress
  • 1988 Evan Ross, American actor
  • 1993 Keke Palmer, American actress (True Jackson, VP), born in Harvey, Illinois