Birthdays in Film & Television in August 1926

  • Aug 3 Gordon Scott, actor (Tarzan & the Trappers), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Aug 6 Frank Finlay, English actor (Robbery, Lifeforce), born in Farnworth Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • Aug 6 Norman Wexler, American screenwriter (d. 1999)
  • Aug 7 Stan Freberg, satirist/ad executive/cartoon voice (Bertie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 8 Richard Anderson, Long Beach NJ, actor (Oscar Goldman-6 Million $ Man)
  • Aug 12 John Derek, actor and director (10, Annapolis Story), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 14 Alice Ghostley, Eve Montana, actress (Bewitched, Designing Women)

Person of interestRené Goscinny

Aug 14 René Goscinny, French cartoonist (Asterix), born in Paris, France (d. 1977)

Author and Cartoonist René Goscinny
Author and Cartoonist
René Goscinny
  • Aug 15 Georgiann Johnson, American actress (Marge-Mr Peepers), born in Decorah, Iowa
  • Aug 17 Jean Poiret, French actor/writer (Le Dernier Metro)
  • Aug 27 Pat Coombs, English actress (d. 2002)
  • Aug 29 Betty Lynn, American actress