On This Day

August 1902 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 3 Judson Laire, American stage and screen actor (I Remember Mama - "Papa"; Advise and Consent), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • Aug 7 Ann Harding, American actress (East is West, Janie), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1981)

Norma Shearer

Aug 10 Norma Shearer, Canadian-American actress (Escape, The Divorcee), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1983)

  • Aug 11 Lloyd Nolan, American actor (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Peyton Place), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1985)

Leni Riefenstahl

Aug 22 Leni Riefenstahl [Helene Bertha Amalie], German film director (Triumph of the Will) and actress (Tiefland), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2003)


Weddings in Film & TV

Cecil B. DeMille

Aug 16 Filmmaker Cecil B DeMille (21) weds actress Constance Adams (28) in Orange, New Jersey