August 1941 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Aug 31 Great Gildersleeve, a spin-off of Fibber McGee & Molly debuts on NBC

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 1 √Čtienne Roda-Gil, French songwriter and screenwriter, born in Septfonds, Tarn-et-Garonne, France (d. 2004)

Person of interestMartha Stewart

Aug 3 Martha Stewart, American business magnate and TV personality who founded Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, born in Jersey City, New Jersey

Business Magnate and TV Personality Martha Stewart
Business Magnate and TV Personality
Martha Stewart
  • Aug 4 Martin Jarvis, English actor, born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
  • Aug 6 Hubertus AGM "Bert" Andre, Dutch actor (Turkish Fruit-Come Back)
  • Aug 10 Kees van Kooten, Dutch TV host/founder (Simplistic Union)
  • Aug 11 Patricio Guzman, director/actor (Cruz del Sur, Moon over Parador)
  • Aug 12 Deborah Walley, actress (Mothers-in-Law, Beach Blanket), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Aug 12 Jennifer Warren, American actress (Slap Shot, Fatal Beauty, Mutant), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 13 Erin Fleming, Canadian actress, born in New Liskeard, Ontario (d. 2003)
  • Aug 18 Christopher Jones, actor (Wild in the Streets), born in Jackson, Tennessee (d. 2014)
  • Aug 21 Howard Lew Lewis, English comedian and actor (Maid Marian and Her Merry Men and Brush Strokes), born in London (d. 2018)
  • Aug 26 Akiko Wakabayashi, Japanese actress
  • Aug 27 Harrison Page, American actor
  • Aug 29 Robin Leach, TV host (Life Styles of Rich & Famous), born in London, England
  • Aug 30 Sue MacGregor, BBC-radio hostess
  • Aug 30 Ben Jones, American actor and politician

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 10 Actor Jackie Coogan (26) weds actress Flower Parry in Gardnerville, Nevada

  • Aug 12 "I Love Lucy" actress Vivan Vance (32) weds actor Philip Ober (39)