Birthdays in Film & Television in August 1970

  • Aug 4 John August, American screenwriter
  • Aug 5 James Gunn, American filmmaker
  • Aug 6 M. Night Shyamalan, Indian-American film director
  • Aug 8 Pascal Duquenne, Belgian actor
  • Aug 9 Thomas Lennon, American actor and producer (Night at the Museum, Memento), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 12 Charles Mesure, British actor
  • Aug 13 Matt Hyson, American professional wrestler
  • Aug 15 Anthony Anderson, American comedian and actor
  • Aug 15 Maddie Corman, American actress
  • Aug 16 Manisha Koirala, Indian actress
  • Aug 16 Saif Ali Khan, Indian actor
  • Aug 17 Rupert Degas, English actor and voice artist
  • Aug 18 Malcolm Jamal Warner, actor (Theodore-Cosby Show), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Aug 18 Greg Dean Schmitz, American online film journalist, born in Falmouth, Massachusetts
  • Aug 22 Giada De Laurentiis, Italian-American chef and television host, born in Rome, Italy

Person of interestRiver Phoenix

Aug 23 River Phoenix, American actor (Little Nikta, Stand By Me), born in Madras, Oregon (d. 1993)

  • Aug 23 Jay Mohr, American actor and comedian
  • Aug 25 Claudia Schiffer, German supermodel and fashion designer (Elle, Rolling Stone), born in Rheinbach, Germany
  • Aug 26 Melissa McCarthy, comedian and actress (Mike and Molly, Spy), born in Plainfield, Illinois
  • Aug 31 Zack Ward, Canadian actor