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, actor (Bostonians, Loving), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 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)

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1981 [Rachel] Meghan Markle, American actress and fiancée of Prince Harry, born in Los Angeles, California

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