On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in August 1948

  • Aug 10 Patti Austin, soul singer/actress (Real Me)
  • Aug 14 Joseph Marcell, British actor (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air), born in Castries, Saint Lucia
  • Aug 17 Bo Rucker, American actor (Superman, Soup for One, Lock Up), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Aug 20 John Noble, Australian actor (Dr. Walter Bishop-Fringe) and theatre director, born in Port Pirie, Australia
  • Aug 22 Rob Buckman, British broadcaster and actor (Pink Medicine Show), born in London
  • Aug 22 Eleonora Brown, Italian actress (The Sailor from Gibraltar), born in Naples, Italy
  • Aug 27 Sgt. Slaughter, American professional wrestler, born in Meeker County, Minnesota
  • Aug 28 Vonda N. McIntyre, American sci-fi author (Star Trek II, III, IV), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Aug 30 Lewis Black, American stand-up comedian (Lewis Black's Root of All Evil), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 31 Lowell Ganz, American screenwriter

About August 1948

How Old? 72 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

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