On This Day

August 1929 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 4 Kishore Kumar, Indian singer and actor, born in Khandwa, Central Provinces, British (d. 1987)
  • Aug 13 Pat Harrington Jr, American actor (Danny Thomas Show, 1 Day at a Time), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Aug 16 Fritz Von Erich, American professional wrestler (d. 1997)

Person of interestVera Miles

Aug 23 Vera Miles, American actress (Lila Crane-Psycho, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance), born in Boise City, Oklahoma

Actress Vera Miles
Actress
Vera Miles
  • Aug 28 Roxie Roker, Bahamian-American actress (The Jeffersons- Helen Willis), born in Miami, Florida (d. 1995)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 2 Mae Costello [Altschuk], American actress (The Joys of a Jealous Wife), dies of heart disease at 47