Birthdays in Film & Television in August 1949

  • Aug 1 Nigel Lucius Graeme Finch, TV director/film-maker
  • Aug 2 Madeleine Smith, actress (Vampire Lovers), born in Sussex, England
  • Aug 6 Dino Bravo, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1993)
  • Aug 8 Keith Carradine, San Mateo California, actor (Young Guns, Pretty Baby)
  • Aug 11 Ian Charleson, actor (Gandhi, Chariots of Fire), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Aug 14 Bob Backlund, American wrestler
  • Aug 15 Ann Ryerson, Wisc, actress (Pvt Carol Winter-Pvt Benjamin)
  • Aug 16 Naseeruddin Shah, Indian actor (Zinda Bhaag, Masoom, Paar), born in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh
  • Aug 20 Alan Hardwick, English TV presenter
  • Aug 21 Loretta Devine, American actress (Boston Public), born in Houston, Texas
  • Aug 23 Christopher Blake, actor (Alexa)
  • Aug 23 Shelley Long, american actress (Diane in Cheers, Money Pit), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Aug 23 Katiana Balanika, Greek actress and singer
  • Aug 24 Joe Regalbuto, American actor (Knots Landing, Frank-Murphy Brown), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 24 Charles Rocket, American actor (d. 2005)
  • Aug 25 John Savage, American actor (The Deer Hunter, Maria's Lovers), born in Old Bethpage, New York
  • Aug 30 Christopher Collins, American actor and comedian (d. 1994)

Person of interestRichard Gere

Aug 31 Richard Gere, actor (Breathless, Cotton Club, Pretty Woman), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania