On This Day

August 1977 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 2 Edward Furlong, American actor (John Connor-Terminator 2), born in Pasedina, California
  • Aug 3 Tómas Lemarquis, Icelandic actor (Nói Albínói), born in Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Aug 4 Frankie Kazarian, American professional wrestler
  • Aug 6 Jennifer Lyons, American actress
  • Aug 8 Lindsay Sloane, American actress
  • Aug 10 Matt Morgan, British comedian
  • Aug 12 Park Yong-ha, South Korean actor and singer
  • Aug 15 Nicole Paggi, American actress (Hope and Faith), born in Travis County, Texas
  • Aug 16 Tamer Hosny, Egyptian singer and actor, born in Cairo, Egypt
  • Aug 17 Jake Patellis, American actor (Paul Bowman-Good Life), born in Santa Clarita, California
  • Aug 19 Callum Blue, actor (Dead Like Me, The Tudors), born in London, England
  • Aug 20 Mayra Verónica, Cuban-American model and actress, born in Havana, Cuba
  • Aug 25 Sophie Cadieux, Quebec actress
  • Aug 25 Jonathan Togo, American actor (CSI: Miami), born in Rockland, Massachusetts
  • Aug 27 Sarah Chalke, Canadian American actress (Roseanne, Scrubs), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Aug 29 Charlie Pickering, Australian comedian, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Aug 29 Jo Weil, German actor, born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Aug 30 Elden Henson, American actor (Daredevil), born in Rockville, Maryland
  • Aug 31 Jeff Hardy, American professional wrestler

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Aug 5 Actress Julie Newmar (43) weds lawyer J. Holt Smith

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 3 Alfred Lunt, American actor (The Guardsman, Sally of the Sawdust), dies at 83
  • Aug 5 Charles Carson, British actor (Cry the Beloved Country), dies at 91
  • Aug 9 Edward Chapman, British actor (Things to Come, Promoter, Rembrandt), dies at 75
  • Aug 10 Vince Barnett, American actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle), dies at 75

Person of interestGroucho Marx

Aug 19 Groucho Marx [Julius], American comedian (Marx Bros, You Bet Your Life), dies at 86

Comedian Groucho Marx
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Groucho Marx
  • Aug 21 Octavus L "Octave" van Aerschot, actor (Scandal in Paris), dies at 87
  • Aug 21 Danny Lockin, American actor and dancer (Hello Dolly), dies from bleeding to death after being stabbed 100 times
  • Aug 22 Sebastian Cabot, British actor (Kismet, Family Affair, Time Machine), dies at 59
  • Aug 26 Willis Bouchey, actor (Battle Cry, From Here to Eternity), dies at 34
  • Aug 27 George Merritt, English actor (I Monster, Canterbury Tale), dies at 86
  • Aug 29 Jean Hagen, actress (Dead Ringer, Shaggy Dog, Arena), dies at 54