Birthdays in Film & Television in August 1951

  • Aug 2 Freddie Wadling, Swedish actor and musician (The Leather Nun, Fleshquartet)
  • Aug 5 John Jarratt, Australian actor
  • Aug 6 Catherine Hicks, American actress (Star Trek IV, Child's Play), born in New York City
  • Aug 6 Daryl Somers, Australian television personality
  • Aug 8 Martin Brest, actor (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Aug 8 Mamoru Oshii, Japanese film director
  • Aug 11 Vincent Bilodeau, Quebec actor and comedian
  • Aug 13 Jeff Altman, American comedian and actor (Nurses, Pink Lady, Soul Man), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Aug 14 Carl Lumbly, American actor (Cagney & Lacey, Alias), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Aug 15 Ann Biderman, American film and television writer
  • Aug 17 Robert Joy, actor (Big Shots, Suicide Club), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 19 Lillian Müller Norwegian model, actress and playmate of year (Aug, 1975), born in Grimstad, Norway
  • Aug 19 Randi Oakes, Randalia Iowa, actress (Officer Bonnie Clark-CHiPs)
  • Aug 19 Gustavo Santaolalla, Argentine film composer
  • Aug 21 Harry Smith, TV co-anchor (CBS Morning Show), born in Hammond, Indiana
  • Aug 21 Char Margolis, American psychic medium and Dutch TV star, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Aug 22 Gordon Liu [Chia-Hui Liu or Jin-Hsi Shin], Chinese actor (Kill Bill, The 36th Chamber of Shaolin) born in Guangdong, China
  • Aug 23 Mark Hudson, comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Aug 30 Dana, singer/actress (Flight of the Doves)
  • Aug 30 Timothy Bottoms, actor (Paper Chase, East of Eden), born in Santa Barbara, California