On This Day

August 1925 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 5 Cor Witschge, Dutch actor (Pipo the Clown), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1991)
  • Aug 6 Barbara Bates, American actress (All About Eve, It's a Great Life), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1969)
  • Aug 9 Len Sutton, American auto racer and broadcaster (Indianapolis 500 1962 runner-up), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2006)
  • Aug 14 Russell Baker, American columnist, author and humorist (NY Times), born in Loudoun County, Virginia (d. 2019)
  • Aug 15 Mike Connors, [Krekor Ohanian], American actor (Mannix), born in Fresno, California (d. 2017)
  • Aug 16 Fess Parker, American actor (Davy Crockett, Old Yeller), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2010)
  • Aug 21 Judy Grable [Nellya Baughman], American professional wrestler, born in Bremerton, Washington (d. 2008)
  • Aug 21 Maurice Pialat, French actor and director (The Naked Childhood), born in Cunlhat, Puy-de-Dôme, France (d. 2003)
  • Aug 22 Honor Blackman, English actress (Goldfinger, The Avengers), born in Plaistow, London (d. 2020)
  • Aug 27 Darry Cowl, French musician and actor, born in Vittel, France (d. 2006)
  • Aug 28 John Gillett, British film critic and researcher, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Aug 28 Donald O'Connor, American dancer and actor (Singin' in the Rain), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2003)
  • Aug 30 Julien Schoenaerts, Flemish actor (Daens/Medea), born in Eigenbilzen, Belgium (d. 2006)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 5 Jennie Lee, American actress (The Birth of a Nation), dies at 76