August 1935 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Aug 10 3rd Venice Film Festival opens

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 5 John Saxon, actor (Bees, Nightmare on Elm St, Electric Horseman), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 5 Zakes Mokae, actor (Comedians), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Aug 8 Donald P. Bellisario, American television producer
  • Aug 12 John Cazale, Italian-American actor (d. 1978)
  • Aug 15 Abby Dalton, actress (Joey Bishop Show), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Aug 15 Jim Dale, English actor, director and singer (Barnum, My One & Only), born in Rothwell, England
  • Aug 16 Betsy von Furstenberg, Nelheim Ger, actress (Machine Calls it Murder)
  • Aug 17 Oleg Tabakov, Russian actor
  • Aug 18 Gail Fisher, actress (Peggy-Mannix), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • Aug 22 Morton Dean, American TV newscaster (CBS, ABC), born in Fall River, Massachusetts
  • Aug 23 Roy Strong, writer/art historian/director (Victoria & Albert Museum)
  • Aug 29 William Friedkin, American director, producer, writer (The Exorcist, The French Connection), born in Chicago, Illinois

Deaths in Film & TV


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Aug 15 Will Rogers, American humorist and actor (Judge Priest), dies in a plane crash in Alaska at 55

Humorist Will Rogers
Humorist
Will Rogers