On This Day

August 1887 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 5 Reginald Owen, British actor (Mary Poppins, Sherlock Holmes), born in Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England (d. 1972)
  • Aug 8 Esme Percy, British actor (Murder!, Pygmalion, Old Spanish Custom), born in London, England (d. 1957)
  • Aug 8 Malcolm Keen, British actor (The Lodger, The Manxman, The Murder Party), born in Bristol, England (d. 1970)
  • Aug 8 Ullrich Haupt, Prussian actor (Morocco, Du Barry-Woman of Passion), born in Falkenburg, Pomerania, Germany (d. 1931)
  • Aug 14 Marija Leiko, Latvian film actress (Falscher Start), born in Riga, Russian Empire (d. 1937)
  • Aug 23 Jo Sternheim, Dutch actor and playwright (Fatherland), born in Amsterdam (d. 1956)