August 1936 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Aug 10 4th Venice Film Festival opens

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 1 Laurie Taylor, English sociologist and broadcaster (BBC Radio 4), born in Liverpool, England
  • Aug 3 Edward Petherbridge, English actor (The Guardians), born in West Bowling, Bradford, Yorkshire, England
  • Aug 5 John Dancy, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday), born in Jackson, Texas
  • Aug 8 Keith Barron, Mexborough England, actor (At Earth's Core, Baby Love)
  • Aug 14 Trevor Bannister, British actor (Are You Being Served?), born in Durrington, Wiltshire (d. 2011)
  • Aug 16 Anita Gillette, American actress (Quincy ME, Marathon, Moonstruck), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Aug 16 Gary Clarke, actor (Hondo, Virginian, Michael Shayne), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 17 Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Native American musician-actor (d. 2007)

Person of interestRobert Redford

Aug 18 Robert Redford, American actor (Sting, Candidate, Natural, Great Gatsby), born in Santa Monica, California

  • Aug 20 Sam Melville, US actor (Mike Danko-Rookies, Roughnecks), born in Fillmore, Utah (d. 1989)
  • Aug 26 Yvette Vickers, KC, playmate (Jul 1959)/actress (Attack of 50' Woman)

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 7 Animator William Hanna (26) weds Violet Blanch Wogatzke (23)

Animator William Hanna
Animator
William Hanna

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 15 Henry Lytton, British actor and opera singer (The Mikado), dies at 71