Birthdays in Film & TV on August 7

  • 1884 Billie Burke [Mary William Ethelbert Appleton], American actress (The Wizard of Oz, Merrily We Live), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1970)
  • 1885 Gordon Harker, British actor (Facts of Love, Champagne, Inspector Hornleigh), born in London, England (d. 1967)
  • 1899 Irene "Renie" Riano, English-born American actress [The Family Jewels], born in London, England (d. 1971)
  • 1902 Ann Harding, American actress (East is West, Janie), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1981)
  • 1914 Ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond)
  • 1924 Kenneth Kendall, British broadcaster (BBC News, Treasure Hunt), born in British India (d. 2012)
  • 1926 Stan Freberg, satirist/ad executive/cartoon voice (Bertie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1927 Carl Switzer, American actor (Our Gang, Beginner's Luck, General Spanky), born in Paris, Illinois (d. 1959)
  • 1928 Romeo Muller, American screenwriter (d. 1992)
  • 1932 Maria M L "Marijke" Bakker, Dutch actress (Mammaloe-Pipo the Clown)
  • 1932 Edward Hardwicke, British actor
  • 1939 Verna Bloom, Lynn MA, actress (After Hours, Badge 373)
  • 1939 Anjanette Comer, American actress (Baby, Lepke), born in Dawson, Texas
  • 1940 Marlyn Mason, San Fernando Cal, actress (Making It, Peyton Place)
  • 1942 Masa Saito, wrestler (AWA/WWF/NJPW/CWFI)
  • 1942 Garrison Keillor, American voice actor, humorist and radio personality (A Prairie Home Companion), born in Anoka, Minnesota
  • 1942 Tobin Bell, American actor
  • 1944 David Rasche, actor (Sledge Hammer), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1944 John Glover, actor (52 Pick-Up, Something Special), born in Kingston, New York
  • 1952 Alexei Sayle, British comedian
  • 1954 Caroline Aaron, actress (Crimes & Misdemeanors), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1955 Wayne Knight, American actor
  • 1955 Gregoris Valtinos, Greek actor and director
  • 1960 David Duchovny, American actor (The X-Files, Californication), born in NYC, New York
  • 1963 Harold Perrineau Jr., American actor
  • 1964 Michael Weishan, American TV host
  • 1967 Charlotte Lewis, Kensington actress (Golden Child, Pirates), born in London, England
  • 1971 Sydney Penny, actress (Danni-New Gidget, Thorn Birds, All My Children)
  • 1972 Greg Serano, American actor
  • 1974 Michael Shannon, American actor (Nocturnal Animals, Boardwalk Empire), born in Lexington, Kentucky

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1975 Charlize Theron, South African actress (Mad Max, The Cider House Rules, Monster), born in Benoni, Transvaal

  • 1978 Cirroc Lofton, American actor
  • 1979 Eric Johnson, American actor
  • 1980 AurĂ©lie Claudel, French model
  • 1983 Tina O'Brien, British actress
  • 1996 Tessa Allen, American actress