August 1974 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 2 Angie Cepeda, Colombian actress, born in Magangu√©, Colombia
  • Aug 3 Jenny Beck, American actress (Claire Carroll-Guns & Paradise), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 5 Kajol Mukherjee, Indian actress (Fanaa, My Name Is Khan), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Aug 6 Ever Carradine, American actress
  • Aug 7 Michael Shannon, American actor (Nocturnal Animals, Boardwalk Empire), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Aug 8 Scott D'Amore, Canadian professional wrestler and manager
  • Aug 9 Nicola Stapleton, English actress (Eastenders), born in London, England
  • Aug 14 Christopher Gorham, American actor, born in Fresno, California
  • Aug 15 Natasha Henstridge, Canadian actress (Species), born in Springdale, Newfoundland and Labrador

Amy Adams (49 years old)

Aug 20 American actress (Junebug; Enchanted: Julie & Julia; American Hustle; Big Eyes), born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy

  • Aug 20 Misha Collins, American actor (Supernatural), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 22 Brimstone, American professional wrestler, born in Mineola, New York
  • Aug 23 Christian Beranek, American graphic novelist and actor, born in Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Aug 23 Ray Park, Scottish actor (G.I. Joes movies; Slayer), born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Aug 25 Dave Luza, Dutch comedian
  • Aug 25 Eric Millegan, American actor
  • Aug 26 Huang Bo, Chinese actor (Cow) and singer, born in Qingdao, China
  • Aug 28 Takahito Eguchi, Japanese video game composer, born in Nagasaki, Japan
  • Aug 29 Kumi Tanioka, Japanese video game composer (Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles), born in Hiroshima, Japan

Marc Webb (49 years old)

Aug 31 American music video, TV, and film director (500 Days of Summer; The Amazing Spider-Man (2012-14 reboot)), born in Bloomington, Indiana


Weddings in Film & TV

Faye Dunaway

Aug 7 American actress Faye Dunaway (33) weds American rock singer Peter Wolf (28) of J. Geils Band; divorce in 1979

Tim Rice

Aug 19 British EGOT (Emmy; Grammy; Oscar; and Tony Awards winner) lyricist Tim Rice (29) weds British actress Jane McIntosh


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 3 Almira Sessions, American character actress (Oklahoma Annie), dies at 85
  • Aug 10 Ivor Dean, British stage and screen actor (Treasure Island; The Saint - "Inspector Teal"), dies at 56
  • Aug 10 Pedro Regas, Greek stage actor (Only Angels Have Wings, Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour), dies at 77
  • Aug 15 Edmund Cobb, American silent and sound screen actor, specializing in western film (A Final Reckoning; Motorcycle Gang; Comanche Territory), dies of a heart attack at 82
  • Aug 17 Edgar Dearing, American actor (Pollyanna, Abraham Lincoln, Free & Easy), dies at 81
  • Aug 20 Ilona Massey [Hajm√°ssy], Hungarian-American film, stage, and radio actress and singer (Ilona Massey Show), dies of cancer at 64
  • Aug 22 Jacob Bronowski, Polish-born British mathematician and science writer best known as the presenter of the BBC television series, The Ascent of Man, dies of a heart attack at 66