On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in August 1981

  • Aug 1 Ashley Parker Angel, American singer and actor, born in Redding, California
  • Aug 4 Marques Houston, American R&B singer (Immature-IMx) and actor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 4 Abigail Spencer, Gulf Breeze, Florida, American actress (Cowboys & Aliens)

Person of interestMeghan Markle

Aug 4 [Rachel] Meghan Markle, American former actress, Duchess of Sussex and wife of Prince Harry, born in Los Angeles, California

Duchess of Sussex and Former Actress Meghan Markle
Duchess of Sussex and Former Actress
Meghan Markle
  • Aug 5 Kō Shibasaki, Japanese singer and actress (47 Ronin), born in Toshima, Japan
  • Aug 8 Kaori Iida, Japanese singer and actress
  • Aug 8 Meagan Good, American actress
  • Aug 11 Fiona Sit, Hong Kong singer and actress
  • Aug 15 Song Ji-hyo, South Korean actress
  • Aug 17 Kristin Holt, American television personality (American Idol), born in Plano, Texas
  • Aug 20 Ben Barnes, English actor (Prince Caspian-The Chronicles of Narnia), born in London
  • Aug 24 Jiro Wang Dong Cheng, Taiwanese singer and actor, born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Aug 24 Chad Michael Murray, American actor (One Tree Hill), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Aug 24 Mercedes Scelba-Shorte, American model, born in New Jersey
  • Aug 25 Rachel Bilson, American actress
  • Aug 25 Bobby Berk, American interior designer and TV personality (Queer Eye), born in Houston, Texas
  • Aug 26 Petey Williams, Canadian professional wrestler
  • Aug 27 Demetria McKinney, American actress (House of Payne), born in Fort Walton Beach, Florida
  • Aug 27 Patrick J. Adams, Canadian actor (Suits), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Aug 29 Jay Ryan (Jay Bunyan), New Zealand actor, born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Aug 31 Joe Swanberg, American filmmaker

About August 1981

How Old? 39 years old
Generation: Millennial
Leap Year: No

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