On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in August 1955

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 2 Roberta Wallach, American actress (Civil Wars), born in New York City, New York
  • Aug 2 Tim Dunigan, American actor, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Aug 3 Corey Burton, American voice actor, born in Granada Hills, Los Angeles
  • Aug 4 Billy Bob Thornton, American actor (Sling Blade), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • Aug 7 Wayne Knight, American actor, born in New York City, New York
  • Aug 7 Gregoris Valtinos, Greek actor and director, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Aug 8 Branscombe Richmond, American actor (Renegade, Commando), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 11 Norio Honaga, wrestler (NJPW)
  • Aug 13 Paul Greengrass, English film director (Bloody Sunday), born in Cheam, Surrey, England
  • Aug 15 Larry Mathews, actor (Ritchie-Dick Van Dyke Show), born in Burbank, California
  • Aug 17 Kevin Welch, California, country songwriter/actor (Thing Called Love)
  • Aug 19 Peter Gallagher, American actor (Player, Summer Lovers, Dreamchild, born in Armonk, New York)
  • Aug 20 Jay Acovone, American actor (Det Rado-Hollywood Beat), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 22 Chiranjeevi [Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad], Telugu film actor, dancer and producer, born in Mogalthur, India
  • Aug 25 Vijayakanth, Tamil actor and politician, born in Thirumangalam, India
  • Aug 27 Diana Scarwid, actress (Extermites, Psycho 3, Heat), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Aug 27 Robert Richardson, American cinematographer

About August 1955

How Old? 64 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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