On This Day

August 1909 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 13 John Beal [James Andrew Bliedung], American actor (10 Who Dare, I Am the Law, Les Misérables), born in Joplin, Missouri (d. 1997)
  • Aug 13 Dave Willock, American actor (Queen of Outer Space), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1990)
  • Aug 18 Miliza Korjus, Polish actress (Great Waltz), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1980)
  • Aug 20 André Morell [Cecil André Mesritz], British actor (Ben-Hur, The Message, Hound of the Baskervilles), born in London, England (d. 1978)
  • Aug 22 Julius J. Epstein, American screenwriter (Casablanca), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • Aug 25 Michael Rennie, English actor (Day the Earth Stood Still), born in Idle, West Yorkshire, England (d. 1971)
  • Aug 25 Ruby Keeler, Canadian actress, singer, and dancer (Dames, 42nd Street), born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia (d. 1993)
  • Aug 26 Jim Davis, American actor (Dallas), born in Edgerton, Missouri (d. 1981)