Birthdays in Film & Television in August 1961

  • Aug 1 Mark "Red" Mitchell, American actor (JFK, 8 Seconds, I Want to Live), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1994)
  • Aug 3 Molly Hagan, American actress (Code of Silence), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Aug 4 Lauren Tom, American actress
  • Aug 5 Tawny Kitaen, actress (Bachelor Party, Witchboard), born in San Diego, California
  • Aug 9 Amy Stiller, American actress
  • Aug 10 Beatrice Alda, American actress (Lisa-Four Seasons), daughter of Alan Alda
  • Aug 13 Dawnn Lewis, actress (Jaleesa-Different World)
  • Aug 13 Stuart Maconie, English music writer and broadcaster
  • Aug 13 Sunil Shetty, Indian Actor, Producer
  • Aug 14 Susan Olson, American actress (Cindy-Brady Bunch), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Aug 14 "Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert, American wrestler (d. 1995)
  • Aug 18 John Viscardi, American actor (Father Tony-One Life to Live), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 20 Linda Mantz, American actress (Frankie-Dorothy), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 20 Joe Pasquale, English comedian
  • Aug 23 Alexandre Desplat, French film composer (The Grand Budapest Hotel), born in Paris, France
  • Aug 24 Jared Harris, English actor
  • Aug 25 Joanne Whalley, actress (Scandal), born in Manchester, England