August 1947 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Aug 23 8th Venice Film Festival opens (first since the start of World War II)

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 1 Rick Anderson, American actor and rock bassist (Tubes - "I'll Talk To You Later"), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2022)
  • Aug 6 Sally Eaton, Ill, Broadway actress (Jeanie-Hair)
  • Aug 8 Larry Wilcox, actor (Lassie, Officer Jon Baker-CHiPs), born in San Diego, California
  • Aug 13 Gretchen Corbett, American actress (Beth-Rockford Files), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Aug 13 John Stocker, Canadian voice actor (The Dream Team), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Aug 14 Peter Christian, English actor, born in Liverpool, England
  • Aug 15 Brian Hulls, British TV news cameraman, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Aug 15 Raakhee Gulzar, Indian actress (Shubho Mahurat), born in Ranaghat, Bengal, India
  • Aug 19 Dave Dutton, English actor (Coronation Street), born in Atherton, England
  • Aug 19 Gerald McRaney, American actor (Simon & Simon, Major Dad), born in Collins, Mississippi
  • Aug 22 Cindy Williams, American actress (Shirley- Laverne & Shirley), born in Van Nuys, California
  • Aug 23 David Robb, British actor (I, Claudius), born in London
  • Aug 24 Anne Archer, American actress (Fatal Attraction, Patriot Games), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 26 Candy Moore, American actress (Lunch Wagon, Tomboy & Champ), born in Maplewood, New Jersey
  • Aug 26 Emiliano Díez, Cuban actor (George Lopez), born in Havana, Cuba

Barbara BachBarbara Bach (75 years old)

Aug 27 American actress (The Spy Who Loved Me, Force 10 from Navarone), born in Queens, New York

  • Aug 27 Harry Reems, American actor, (d. 2013)
  • Aug 27 Peter Krieg [Wilhelm Gladitz], German documentary filmmaker, and writer (September Wheat), born in Schwäbisch Gmünd, West Germany (d. 2009)
  • Aug 28 Alice Playton, American actress (Who Killed Mary Whats 'er Name), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 31 Mona Marshall, American voice actress (South Park, Fraggle Rock)