On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in August 1919

  • Aug 2 Nehemiah Persoff, American painter and actor (An American Tail, Some Like It Hot), born in Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine
  • Aug 10 Sacha Vierny, French cinematographer (d. 2001)
  • Aug 15 Henry "Huntz" Hall, American actor (Cyclone, Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • Aug 15 Benedict Kiely, Irish author and broadcaster, born in Dromore, County Tyrone, Ireland (d. 2007)
  • Aug 24 Enrique Llanes, Mexican professional wrestler, born in Otumba de Gómez Farías, Mexico (d. 2004)
  • Aug 26 Ronald "Ronny" Graham [Stringer], American actor, director, composer, lyricist, and writer (M*A*S*H; Chico & the Man), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
  • Aug 27 John Cox, Flemish-American painter and director (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston)

About August 1919

How Old? 101 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22), Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)