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Last Updated 12-05-2019

🎭Jay Acovone -- is 64 in the year 2019 and 65 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1955
TV Actor
TV Shows: Beauty & the Beast (as Dep. D.A. Joe Maxwell), As the World Turns, General Hospital
Movie Titles: Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Independence Day, Cast Away

🎭Amy (Actress) Adams -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1974
Actress, Producer, Italian
Names/Places: not to be confused with singer Amy Adams
TV Shows: Dr. Vegas (as Alice)
Movie Titles: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Man of Steel, American Hustle, The Fighter, Enchanted, Night at the Museum, Julie and Julia

🎭Elizabeth Alda -- is 59 in the year 2019 and 60 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1960
Names/Places: Arlene Weiss & Alan's daughter
Misc: retired from acting in 1986
TV Shows: The Four Seasons (as Beth Burroughs)
Movie Titles: The Four Seasons, Night of the Creeps

🎭🎮Sophie Aldred -- is 57 in the year 2019 and 58 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1962
Actress, Video Game Voice Actress, English
TV Shows: Dr. Who (as Ace)
Movie Titles: Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time, Mindgame Trilogy
Video Games: Dragon Age: Inquisition, Pure Pinball

🎭Joan Allen -- is 63 in the year 2019 and 64 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1956
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: The Family (as Claire Warren)
Movie Titles: Face/Off, The Bourne Ultimatum, The Bourne Supremacy, Hachi: A Dog's Tale; Peggy Sue Got Married, Tucker, In Country, Pleasantville, Nixon, The Notebook, The Upside of Anger, The Death Race

🎭Ben Barnes -- is 38 in the year 2019 and 39 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1981
Actor, English
TV Shows: Westworld (as Logan)
Movie Titles: The Big Wedding, The Words, Stardust, The Chronicles of Narnia (series as Caspian X), Dorian Gray

✍🎭Walter Bernstein -- is 100 in the year 2019 and 101 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1919
Screenwriter, Movie Producer
Misc: blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studios in the 1950s

📰🎭Asha Blake -- is 58 in the year 2019 and 59 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1961
Journalist, Personality

🎭Corey Carrier -- is 39 in the year 2019 and 40 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1980
TV Shows: The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones (as Henry "Indiana" Jones Jr.)
Movie Titles: The Witchs of Eastwick, Nixon, My Blue Heaven

📰🎭Connie Chung -- is 73 in the year 2019 and 74 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1946
Newscaster, Correspondent, Journalist, TV Talk Show Hostess
Names/Places: b. in Washington, DC; RN:Constance Yuh Wah; Maury Povich's wife
Misc: NBC, then CBS news
TV Shows: CBS Evening News co-anchor 1993-95, Connie Chung

✍🎭Misha Collins -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1974
Poet, Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Supernatural (as Castiel)
Movie Titles: Girl Interrupted, Finding Home, Karla

🎭Colin Cunningham -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1966 N.S.
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Falling Skies (as John Pope), Blood Drive (as Slink)
Movie Titles: The 6th Day, Elektra, Best in Show

🎭Nicole Curtis -- is 43 in the year 2019 and 44 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1976 N.S.
Actress, TV Hostess, Producer
TV Shows: Rehab Addict (producer)

🎭Pio D'Antini -- is 36 in the year 2019 and 37 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1983 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Italian
Misc: best known as one half of the acclaimed comedy duo Pio e Amedeo

🎭Brant Daugherty -- is 34 in the year 2019 and 35 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1985
TV Shows: Army Wives (as Patrick Clarke), Pretty Little Liars (as Noel)

🎭Peter Davies -- b.8/20/????
Soap Actor
TV Shows: Loving, One Life To Live, All My Children

🎭🎵🎸Fred Durst -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1970
Movie Director, Rap-Rock Performer
Group Names: Limp Bizkit (lead)

🎭Carla Fracci -- is 83 in the year 2019 and 84 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1936
Actress, Ballerina, Italian

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🎭🎮Billy Gardell -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1969
Actor, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Yes Dear (as Billy), My Name is Earl (as Officer Hoyne), Mike and Molly (as Officer Mike Biggs)
Movie Titles: Bad Santa, "You, Me and Dupree"
Video Games: Dragon Wars: D-War

🎭Andrew Garfield -- is 36 in the year 2019 and 37 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1983
Movie Titles: The Social Network, The Amazing Spider-Man (series), The Social Network, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

🎭🏆Courtney Gibbs -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1966
Actress, Beauty Pagent Winner
Misc: retired from acting in 1992; Miss USA (1988)
TV Shows: Baywatch, The Naked Truth
Movie Titles: Joe vs. The Volano, The Naked Truth

🎭Peter Horton -- is 66 in the year 2019 and 67 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1953
Actor, Producer/Director
Names/Places: Michelle Pfeiffer's ex-
Misc: some say b. 1955
TV Shows: Grey's Anatomy (producer), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, thirtysomething (as Gary Shepherd), Murder She Wrote (as Grady Fletcher)
Movie Titles: Children of the Corn, 2 Days in the Valley

🎭Jonathan KeQuan -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1970
Actor, Stuntman, Vietnamese
Names/Places: RN: Quen Ke Huy
TV Shows: Head of the Class (as Jasper Kwong)
Movie Titles: The Goonies, Encino Man, Breathing Fire, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

🎭Patrick Kilpatrick -- is 70 in the year 2019 and 71 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1949
Actor, Producer
Movie Titles: Minority Report, Under Seige 2: Dark Territory, Last Man Standing, ERaser

🎭Liana Liberato -- is 24 in the year 2019 and 25 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1995 N.S.
TV Shows: Sons of Anarchy (as Tristen)
Movie Titles: Trespass, The Last Sin Eater, If I Stay, Trust, Erased, The Best of Me

🎭🎵Demi Lovato -- is 27 in the year 2019 and 28 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1992
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Pop Singer
TV Shows: Barney and Friends, Sonny with a Chance (as Sonny Munroe), The X Factor

🎭Phyllis Lyons -- is 59 in the year 2019 and 60 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1960
Movie Titles: Donnie Darko, The Bridges of Madison County, The Ring Two

🎭Linda Manz -- is 58 in the year 2019 and 59 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1961
Misc: retired from acting in 1997
Movie Titles: Days of Heaven, The Game, Out of the Blue, The Wanderers

🎭James Marsters -- is 57 in the year 2019 and 58 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1962
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (as Spike/William the Bloody, also on Angel)
Movie Titles: P.S. I Love You, Superman/Doomsday

🎭Sylvester McCoy -- is 76 in the year 2019 and 77 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1943
Actor, Comedian, Director, Cameraperson, Scotish
TV Shows: Doctor Who (as the seventh incarnation of the role of the doctor)
Movie Titles: The Hobbit (series), Dr. Who (the seventh actor to play the Doctor)

🎭Brianna McConnell -- is 26 in the year 2019 and 27 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1993
Names/Places: Brittany's twin

🎭Brittany McConnell -- is 26 in the year 2019 and 27 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1993
Names/Places: Brianna's twin

🎭🎵Alex Newell -- is 27 in the year 2019 and 28 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1992 N.S.
Actor, Singer
TV Shows: Glee (as Wade "Unique" Adams)
Movie Titles: Geography Club, Platypus the Musical, Mean Gurlz

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🎭John Noble -- is 71 in the year 2019 and 72 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1948
Actor, Producer, Australian
TV Shows: Fringe (as Dr. Walter Bishop), Elementary (as Mr. Morland Holmes), Sleepy Hollow (as Henry Parrish)
Movie Titles: The Lord of the Rings (series), Running Scared

🎭Anthony Earl Numkena -- is 77 in the year 2019 and 78 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1942
Names/Places: RN:Keena Nomkeena
TV Shows: Brave Eagle (as Keena)
Movie Titles: Strange Lady in Town, Pony Soldier, Escape to Burma

🎭Meghan Ory -- is 37 in the year 2019 and 38 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1982
Actress, Canadian
TV Shows: Intelligence, Vampire High (as Sherry Woods), Once Upon a Time (as Ruby Lucas / Red Riding Hood)
Movie Titles: The Memory Book, Dead Rising: Watchtower

🎭Joe (Comedian) Pasquale -- is 58 in the year 2019 and 59 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1961
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, English
TV Shows: Frankenstein's Cat (as Nine)
Movie Titles: Horton Hears a Who!

🎭🏆Fátima Ptacek -- is 19 in the year 2019 and 20 in the year 2020; b.8/20/2000 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Model
TV Shows: Dora the Explorer (series voice as Dora)
Movie Titles: Before I Disappear, Curfew, The Rebound

🎭Paul (Actor) Richards -- is 16 in the year 2019 and 17 in the year 2020; b.8/20/2003 N.S.
TV Shows: The Kids Are Alright

🎭David O. Russell -- is 61 in the year 2019 and 62 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1958
Movie Titles: Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle, Joy, Three Kings

🎭Yuri Shiratori -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1968
Cartoon Voice Actress, Japanese
TV Shows: Saber Marionette J (series as Cherry), Samurai X (TV mini-series as Tsubane)

🎭Donn Swaby -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1973
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Passions (as Chad Harris for the entire run of the series)
Movie Titles: G.I. Jane, Buds for Life, Open Window

🎭Tony Terraciano -- is 19 in the year 2019 and 20 in the year 2020; b.8/20/2000 N.S.
TV Shows: Blue Bloods (as Jack Reagan)

🎭Efrem P. Towns -- is 34 in the year 2019 and 35 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1985 N.S.
Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Slate, Four Guys, Locusts

🎭Ronald Udell -- is 108 in the year 2019 and 109 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1911 N.S.
Entertainment Figure, English
Misc: Construction manager for James Bond films who retired in 1976; imdb reports he's still alive as of August 2019

✍🎭David Walliams -- is 48 in the year 2019 and 49 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1971 N.S.
Author, Actor, Comedian, Producer, Personality, English
Names/Places: RN: David Williams
TV Shows: Big School, Little Britain, Britain's Got Talent (judge)
Movie Titles: Billionaire Boy, Stardust

🎭Ray Wise -- is 72 in the year 2019 and 73 in the year 2020; b.8/20/1947
TV Shows: 24, Reaper, Twin Peaks, Savannah (as Edward Burton)
Movie Titles: X-Men First Class, RoboCop, Jeepers Creepers 2

🎭Anthony Ainley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/20/1932 d.5/3/2004 (71)
TV Actor, English
TV Shows: Dr. Who (as Master)

🎭Max Alexander -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/20/1953 N.S. d.11/2/2016 N.S. (63)
Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: stage name: Max Alexander
TV Shows: The Tonight Show (numerous times as a guest)

🎭Charles Arnt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/20/1908 d.8/6/1990 (81)

🎭🎵🏆⚾André Baruch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/20/1908 d.9/15/1991 (83)
Announcer, Radio Disc Jock, Baseball Announcer, French
Misc: Your Hit Parade, The Shadow
Sports Teams: Brooklyn Dodgers (announcer)

🎭Norma Connolly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/20/1927 d.11/18/1998 (71)
Soap Actress
TV Shows: General Hospital (as "Aunt" Ruby Anderson)

🎭Duncan Macrae -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/20/1905 d.3/23/1967 (61)
Actor, Scotish

🎭Sam Melville -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/20/1946 d.3/10/1989 (42)
Misc: some say 1936 or '40
TV Shows: Scarecrow & Mrs. King (as Mr. King), The Rookies (as Off. Mike Danko)

🎭André Morell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/20/1909 N.S. d.11/28/1978 N.S. (69)
Actor, English

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🎭🎵George O'Connor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/20/1874 d.9/28/1946 (72)
Stage Actor, Comedian, Singer

🎭🎵Alan Reed -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/20/1907 N.S. d.6/14/1977 N.S. (69)
TV/Radio Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Songwriter
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: Allen's Alley (as Falstaff Openshaw, radio 1932-49); Fred Allen Show, Life with Luigi, Mr. Adams & Eve (as JB Hafter), Peter Loves Mary (as Happy), The Flintstones (as Fred Flintstone), Where's Huddles (as Mad Dog Maloney)

🎭🎵Jim Reeves -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/20/1923 d.7/31/1964 (41)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Songwriter, Radio Disc Jock, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Carthage, TX; NN:Gentleman
Misc: some say b. 1924; Pioneer of the Nashville Sound

✍🎭Theresa Saldana -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/20/1954 d.6/6/2016 N.S. (61)
Author, TV/Movie Actress
TV Shows: Victims for Victims: The Teresa Saldana Story (TV movie), The Commish (as Rachel Scali)
Movie Titles: I Wanna Hold Your Hand, Raging Bull

✍🎭Jacqueline Susann -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/20/1921 d.9/21/1974 (53)
Novelist, Actress
Misc: some say 1926
Book Titles: The Valley of the Dolls (and other sex & sleaze novels)
TV Shows: The Morey Amsterdam Show (as Lola)

🎭Sydney Arnold -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/21/1900 d.8/20/1993 (93)
Actor, Comedian, English

🎭Donn Bennett -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1910 d.8/20/1986 (76)
TV Host, Producer

🎭Walter Brooke -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/13/1914 d.8/20/1986 (71)
TV/Movie Actor
TV Shows: One Man's Family, The Green Hornet (as D.A. F.P. Scanlon)
Movie Titles: The Graduate (spoke one word, plastics)

🎭Dorothy Burgess -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/4/1907 d.8/20/1961 (54)
Movie/Stage Actress

🎭Richard Daniels Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/11/1914 d.8/20/1970 (55)
Movie Actor
Movie Titles: Our Gang (as Mickey)

🎨🎭🎵Phyllis Diller -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/17/1917 d.8/20/2012 (95)
Painter, Actress, Comedienne, Panelist, Pianist
Names/Places: b. in Lima, OH; NN:Wizard of Ooze; RLN:Driver
TV Shows: The Gong Show (panelist), The Hollywood Squares (panelist), The Pruitts of Southhampton, The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show, Bold & The Beautiful

🎭Virginia Dwyer -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/19/1919 d.8/20/2012 (92)
Radio Actress, Soap Actress
TV Shows: Another World

🎭Mrs. Charles Kean -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/12/1805 d.8/20/1880 (74)
Actress, English
Names/Places: RN: Ellen Tree, aka Ellen Kean

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🎭Hilda Keenan -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/??/1891 d.8/20/1940 (48)
Names/Places: aka Hilda Keenan Wynn

🎭Phyllis Konstam -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/14/1907 d.8/20/1976 (69)

⛪🎭🎵Jerry (Comedian) Lewis -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/16/1926 d.8/20/2017 N.S. (91)
Hall of Famer, Jewish, Movie Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host, Movie Producer/Director, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: b. in Newark, N.J.; RN:Joseph Levitch
Song Titles: Sunday Driving
TV Shows: The Colgate Comedy Hour (as cohost with Dean Martin), The Jerry Lewis Show
Movie Titles: The King of Comedy, The Bellboy, The Nutty Professor

🎭🎵Ilona Massey -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/16/1910 N.S. d.8/20/1974 N.S. (64)
Movie Actress, Singer, Hungarian
Names/Places: RLN:Hajmassy
Misc: Glamorous continental star

🎭Melody Patterson -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/16/1949 d.8/20/2015 N.S. (66)
Names/Places: James MacArthur's wife
TV Shows: F Troop (as Wrangler Jane)

🎭Ted Post -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/31/1918 d.8/20/2013 (95)
TV/Movie Director
TV Shows: Perry Mason, Gunsmoke, Peyton Place
Movie Titles: Hang 'em High, Magnum Force

🎭🏆🥊John "Rags" Ragland -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/23/1905 N.S. d.8/20/1946 N.S. (40)
Movie Actor, Boxer

🎭Kim Stanley -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/11/1925 d.8/20/2001 (76)
Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Tularosa, N.M.; RN:Patrica Kimberly Reed

✍🎭Craig Zadan -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/15/1949 N.S. d.8/20/2018 N.S. (69)
Screenwriter, Movie Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Chicago, Hairspray

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