Birthdays in Film & TV on August 28

  • 1883 E. E. Clive, Welsh actor (Night Must Fall, Dark Hour), born in Monmouthshire, Wales (d. 1940)
  • 1891 Stanley Andrews, American actor (Mr. Deeds Goes to Town), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1969)
  • 1897 Morris Ankrum, American actor (Kronos, Half Human, Earth vs Flying Saucers), born in Danville, Illinois (d. 1964)
  • 1899 Charles Boyer, French actor (Algiers, Fanny, Barefoot in the Park), born in Figeac, Lot, France (d. 1978)
  • 1905 Sam Levene, American Broadway actor (Demon, Gung Ho, Boomerang), born in Russia (d. 1980)
  • 1921 Joop Doderer, Velsen Netherlands, actor (Swiebertje)
  • 1921 Nancy Kulp, American actress (Miss Hathaway in Beverly Hillbillies), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1921 Fernando Fernán Gómez, Spanish actor, director, academic and playwright (d. 2007)
  • 1924 Peggy Ryan, actress (Jenny-Hawaii Five-0), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1925 Donald O'Connor, American dancer and actor (Singin' in the Rain), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2003)
  • 1929 Rokie Roker, actress (Helen-Jeffersons), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1930 Ben Gazzara, American actor (Run for Your Life, QB VII), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1930 Windsor Davies, British actor
  • 1939 Cassie Mackin, newswoman (NBC TV)
  • 1940 Ken Jenkins, American actor
  • 1943 David Soul, [Solberg] actor (Starsky & Hutch), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947 Alice Playton, American actress (Who Killed Mary Whats 'er Name), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948 Vonda N[eel] McIntyre, American sci-fi author (Star Trek II, III, IV)
  • 1952 Guy Nadon, Canadian actor
  • 1953 Gates McFadden, actress (Star Trek Next Generation), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1956 Luis Guzmán, Puerto Rican actor
  • 1957 Daniel Stern, actor (City Slickers, Wonder Years), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • 1957 Rick Rossovich, actor (Top Gun, Roxanne, ER), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1960 Emma Samms, [Samuels], actress (Colby's, General Hospital), born in London, England
  • 1962 David Fincher, American film director and producer (The Social Network, Gone Girl), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1968 Billy Boyd, Scottish actor
  • 1969 Jason Priestley, actor (Brandon-Beverly Hills 90210), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1969 Jack Black, American actor (High Fidelity, Kung Fu Panda), comedian and singer (Tenacious D), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1973 Matthew John Armstrong, American actor
  • 1975 Vera Jordanova, Finnish actress and model
  • 1983 Alfonso Herrera, Actor, and singer in the Latin pop group RBD
  • 1985 Ralph Woolfolk IV, American actor
  • 1991 Kyle Massey, American actor