On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in August 1946

  • 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, American actor (Huggy Bear-Starsky & Hutch), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Aug 14 Susan Saint James, American 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 Mark Snow [Martin Fulterman], American television and film composer (The X-Files theme), born in New York City
  • Aug 26 Chantal Renaud, Québécoise yé-yé singer, songwriter, actress and writer, born in Quebec, Canada
  • Aug 30 Peggy Lipton [Margaret Ann], American actress (The Mod Squad, Twin Peaks), born in NYC, New York

About August 1946

How Old? 74 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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