Birthdays in Film & Television in August 1930

  • Aug 1 Geoffrey Holder, Trinidad, dancer/actor (Annie, The Wiz)
  • Aug 1 Julie Bovasso, actress (Willie & Phil, Just Me & You), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 3 James Komack, American writer/director/actor (Courtship of Eddie's Father), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 6 Abbey Lincoln, actress/singer (Nothing But a Man), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 8 Nita Talbot, actress (Supertrain, Here We Go Again), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 16 Frank Gifford, American NFL halfback (NY Giants)/ABC sportscaster, born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2015)
  • Aug 16 Robert Culp, Berkley California, actor (I Spy, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice)
  • Aug 18 Grant Williams, American actor (Hawaiian Eye, Incredible Shrinking Man), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 21 Frank Perry, American film director (Diary of Mad Housewife, David & Lisa), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Aug 23 Jack Bannister, English cricketer (Warwickshire stalwart) and commentator (BBC), born in Wolverhampton, West Midlands (d. 2016)

Person of interestVera Miles

Aug 23 Vera Miles, American actress (Psycho), born in Boise City, Oklahoma

Actress Vera Miles
Vera Miles
  • Aug 25 Ariana CE Amsberg, Dutch publicist/actress (Aside, Sekstant)
  • Aug 25 Page Johnson, actress (Passages from Finnegan's Wake), born in Welch, West Virginia

Person of interestSean Connery

Aug 25 Sean Connery, Scottish actor (James Bond films), born in Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Aug 25 Graham Jarvis, Canadian actor (Mary Hartman, Misery), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Aug 25 Bruce Allpress, New Zealand actor
  • Aug 28 Ben Gazzara, American actor (Run for Your Life, QB VII), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Aug 28 Windsor Davies, British actor