Birthdays in Film & TV on August 4

  • 1870 Harry Lauder, Scottish comedian and singer (Roamin' in the Gloamin), born in Portobello, Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1950)
  • 1897 Joseph Calleia, Maltese-American actor (Jungle Book, Gilda, Touch of Evil), born in Mdina, Malta (d. 1975)
  • 1904 Helen Kane [Schroeder], American actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1966)
  • 1904 Theodore Newton, American actor (Ace of Aces, Voltaire), born in Lawrenceville, New Jersey (d. 1963)
  • 1910 Anita Page, American silent screen actress (Our Dancing Daughters), born in Flushing, Queens (d. 2008)
  • 1912 David Raksin, American composer renown for his work in film and TV (Laura, Modern Times), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • 1913 Wesley Addy, American actor (Kiss Me Deadly, Bostonians, Loving), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1996)
  • 1929 Kishore Kumar, Indian singer and actor, born in Khandwa, Central Provinces, British (d. 1987)
  • 1939 Frank Vincent, American actor (The Sopranos), born in North Adams, Massachusetts (d. 2017)
  • 1941 Martin Jarvis, English actor, born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
  • 1943 Tina Cole, singer (King Cousins)/actress (Katie-My 3 Sons), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1944 Richard Belzer, KOed by Hulk Hogan/comedian (How to be a Stand Up)
  • 1952 Bobby Buntrock, actor (Harold Baxter-Hazel), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1952 Kristoffer Tabori, [Siegel], actor (Rappaccini's Daughter), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955 Billy Bob Thornton, American actor (Sling Blade), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • 1958 Kym Karath, American actress
  • 1960 Dean Malenko, American professional wrestler
  • 1961 Lauren Tom, American actress
  • 1965 Crystal Chappell, actress (Carly-Days of our Lives), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • 1966 Kensuke Sasaki, wrestler (WCW/NJPW/Calgary, Power Warrior)
  • 1967 Kembra Pfahler, Hermosa Beach Ca, actress (Gotham Gold)
  • 1968 Marcus Schenkenberg, model (Calvin Klein)
  • 1968 Daniel Dae Kim, American actor
  • 1969 Michael DeLuise, American actor
  • 1970 John August, American screenwriter
  • 1972 Stefan Brogren, Canadian actor
  • 1975 Andy Hallett, American actor
  • 1975 Daniella van Graas, Dutch model and actress
  • 1977 Frankie Kazarian, American professional wrestler
  • 1980 Dingdong Dantes, Filipino actor
  • 1981 Marques Houston, American singer and actor (IMx)
  • 1981 Abigail Spencer, Gulf Breeze, Florida, American actress (Cowboys & Aliens)

Person of interestMeghan Markle

1981 [Rachel] Meghan Markle, American former actress, Duchess of Sussex and wife of Prince Harry, born in Los Angeles, California

Duchess of Sussex and Former Actress Meghan Markle
Duchess of Sussex and Former Actress
Meghan Markle

Person of interestCole Sprouse

1992 Cole Sprouse, American actor (Suite Life of Zack and Cody, Riverdale), born in Arezzo, Italy

Person of interestDylan Sprouse

1992 Dylan Sprouse, American actor (Suite Life of Zack and Cody), born in Arezzo, Italy