Birthdays in Film & Television in August 1942

  • Aug 1 Giancarlo Giannini, La Spezia Italy, actor (Seduction of Mimi)
  • Aug 3 Mary Ann Esposito, American chef and TV host (Ciao Italia with Mary Ann Esposito), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Aug 7 Masa Saito, wrestler (AWA/WWF/NJPW/CWFI)
  • Aug 7 Garrison Keillor, American voice actor, humorist and radio personality (A Prairie Home Companion), born in Anoka, Minnesota
  • Aug 7 Tobin Bell, American actor
  • Aug 9 David Steinberg, Winnipeg Canada, comedian/director (End)
  • Aug 9 Miguel Littin, actor (Promised Land, Alsino & Condor)
  • Aug 14 Sandy Gilmour, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • Aug 19 Fred Thompson, US senator (R-Tenn)/actor (In the Line of Fire), born in Sheffield, Alabama (d. 2015)
  • Aug 25 Imogen Hassall, English actress (Countess of Cleavage-Carry on Loving), born in Surrey England (d. 1980)
  • Aug 31 Carole Wells, actress (Pistols 'n' Petticoats), born in Shreveport, Louisiana