Birthdays in Film & TV on August 29

  • 1891 Michael Chekhov, Russian-American actor (Abie's Irish Rose, Rhapsody), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1955)
  • 1898 Preston Sturges [Edmund Biden], American director and screenwriter (Sullivan's Travels), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1959)
  • 1899 George Macready, American actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1973)
  • 1906 Lurene Tuttle, American actress (Father of Bride, Julia), born in Pleasant Lake, Indiana (d. 1986)
  • 1912 Barry Sullivan, American actor (Duffy's Tavern, Man Called X, Tall Man), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)

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1915 Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress (Casablanca, Cactus Flower), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1982)

  • 1916 George Montgomery, American actor (Battle of Bulge, Hallucination), born in Brady, Montana (d. 2000)
  • 1917 Isabel Sanford, American actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1920 Charles White, American actor (Airpot 95, Serpico), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • 1923 Richard Attenborough, Cambridge, English actor and director (Gandhi, Young Winston)
  • 1923 Marmaduke Hussey, BBC Chairman (d. 2006)
  • 1926 Betty Lynn, American actress
  • 1928 Charles Gray, Bournemouth England, actor (Clay-Rawhide)
  • 1933 Ramses Shaffy, Dutch cabaret actor (Zaak MP, Liefdesbekentenissen)
  • 1935 William Friedkin, American director, producer, writer (The Exorcist, The French Connection), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1938 Elliott Gould, actor (M*A*S*H, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice), born in Queens, New York
  • 1941 Robin Leach, TV host (Life Styles of Rich & Famous), born in London, England
  • 1958 Lenny Henry, British comedian (3 of a Kind)
  • 1959 Akkineni Nagarjuna, Indian Telugu actor
  • 1959 Rebecca De Mornay, Santa Rose Cal, actress (Hand that Rocks Cradle)
  • 1965 Dina Spybey, American actress
  • 1971 Carla Gugino, American actress
  • 1972 Bae Yong Joon, South Korean actor
  • 1973 Leigh Sherer, Jasper Alabama, Miss America (Alabama-Top 10-1996)
  • 1975 Dante Basco, Filipino/American actor
  • 1976 Stephanie Worcester, Miss USA-Maine (1997)
  • 1977 Charlie Pickering, Australian comedian
  • 1977 Jo Weil, German actor
  • 1980 Nicholas Tse, Hong Kong singer and actor
  • 1981 Jay Ryan (Jay Bunyan), Australian actor
  • 1983 Jennifer Landon, actress (As the World Turns), born in Malibu, California
  • 1985 Jeffrey Licon, American actor
  • 1986 Lauren Collins, Canadian actress
  • 1986 Lea Michele [Sarfati], American actress and singer (Glee), born in The Bronx, New York