On This Day

August 1984 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 1 Valery Ortiz, Puerto Rican actress (Hit the Floor), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Aug 2 Chiara Mastalli, Italian actress, born in Rome, Italy
  • Aug 3 Jon Foster, American actor (Stay Alive), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 3 Amanda Kimmel, American actress and beauty queen, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 10 Mariel Rodriguez, Filipino TV host
  • Aug 10 Ryan Eggold, American actor (New Amsterdam), born in Lakewood, California
  • Aug 11 Katie Rees, American beauty pageant contestant
  • Aug 12 Marian Rivera, Philippine actress
  • Aug 14 Nick Grimshaw, English DJ and television presenter, born in England, United Kingdom
  • Aug 19 Simon Bird, British comic actor (The Inbetweeners -"Will"; Friday Night Dinner - "Adam"), born in Guildford, Surrey, England
  • Aug 20 Mirai Moriyama, Japanese actor (Crying Out Love in the Center of the World), born in Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
  • Aug 20 Golan Yosef, Dutch actor and dancer, born in Gouda, Netherlands
  • Aug 21 Melissa Schuman, American actress (Love Don't Cost a Thing), born in San Clemente, California
  • Aug 24 Kyle Schmid, Canadian actor, born in Mississauga, Canada

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 4 Edmond Ryan, actor (Human Monster), dies at 79 of a heart attack
  • Aug 4 Mary Miles Minter, actress (Drums of Fate), die at 82 of heart failure
  • Aug 4 Walter Burke, American actor (Jack the Giant Killer), dies at 75 of emphysema
  • Aug 4 Howard Culver, actor (Howie-Gunsmoke), dies at 66

Richard Burton

Aug 5 Richard Burton, Welsh stage and screen actor (Cleopatra, The Robe), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 58

  • Aug 8 Richard Deacon, American actor (Dick Van Dyke Show), dies of Cardiovascular disease at 62
  • Aug 13 Clyde Cook, actor (Dawn Patrol, Jazz Heaven), dies in his sleep at 92
  • Aug 26 Julie Stevens, actress (Lorelei-Big Town), dies at 67
  • Aug 27 Bernard Youens [Popley], British actor (Coronation Street, Somewhere in Politics), dies from a heart attack at 69
  • Aug 27 Billy Sands, American actor (Phil Silvers Show, McHale's Navy), dies at 73
  • Aug 30 Wesley Lau, American actor (Lt Anderson-Perry Mason), dies at 63