On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in August 1884

  • Aug 7 (Mary) "Billie" Burke, American radio, stage, silent and sound film actress (Zieigfield Follies; The Wizard of Oz; Merrily We Live), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1970)
  • Aug 9 Maria "Mary" Beekman, Flemish actress (Genius against Violence), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1957)
  • Aug 23 Will Cuppy, American humorist (The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody), born in Auburn, Indiana (d. 1949)
  • Aug 27 Harry Antrim, American actor (Miracle on 34th St, Devil's Doorway), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1967)