Birthdays in Film & Television in August 1946

  • Aug 5 Loni Anderson, American actress (Jennifer-WKRP in Cincinnati), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Aug 5 Erika Slezak, actress (Viki-One Life to Live), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 6 Masaaki Sakai, Japanese comedian
  • Aug 10 James Reynolds, American actor (Days of our Lives), born in Oskaloosa, Kansas
  • Aug 14 Antonio Fargas, actor (Huggy Bear-Starsky & Hutch), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Aug 14 Susan Saint James, [Miller], actress (Kate & Allie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 15 Tony Robinson, English actor, comedian and author, born in Homerton, London
  • Aug 16 Lesley Ann Warren, American actress (Cinderella, Mission Impossible), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 16 Dick Murdoch, American professional wrestler (d. 1996)
  • Aug 19 Dawn Steel, American filmmaker, 1st woman to head Hollywood studio, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1997)
  • Aug 20 Connie Chung [Constance Yu-Hwa Chung Povich], American news anchor (NBC, CBS), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 26 Alison Steadman, actress (Life is Sweet), born in Liverpool, England
  • Aug 26 Chantal Renaud, Quebec singer and actress
  • Aug 30 Peggy Lipton [Margaret Ann], American actress (The Mod Squad, Twin Peaks), born in NYC, New York