August Birthdays

August 24th Birthdays

If you were born on August 24th you share a celebrity birthday with these famous people:

anne archer birthday, anne archer 1989, american actress, 1970s movies, the honkers, cancel my reservation, the all american boy, trackdown, lifeguard, black tigers, paradise alley, 1970s television series, 1970s tv sitcoms, bob and carol and ted and alice carol sanders, switch laurie, seventh avenue myrna gold, 1980s movies, hero at large, raise the titanic, green ice, waltz across texas, the naked face, too scared to scream, fatal attraction, 1980s tv shows, the family tree annie benjamin nichols, falcon crest cassandra wilder, 1990s movies, love at large, narrow margin, eminent domain, patriot games, body of evidence, family prayers, short cuts, clear and present danger, cathy muller ryan, mojave moon, 2000s movies, innocents, rules of engagement, the art of war, november, end game, man of the house, felon, ghosts of girlfriends past, 2000s television shows, boston public patricia emerson, the l world lenore pieszecki, its always sunny in philadelphia barbara reynolds, ghost whisperer beth gordon, privileged laurel limoges, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 24th birthdays, born august 24 1947Anne Archer (daughter of John Archer & Marjorie Lord)

American actress of stage, TV (Falcon Crest; Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice; Privileged; Ghost Whisperer), and movies (Lifeguard; Raise the Titanic; Fatal Attraction; Narrow Margin; Patriot Games; Rules of Engagement; Body of Evidence), born August 24, 1947. (Anne Archer 1989 Photo: Alan Light)

alexander mccall smith birthday, nee r alexander mccall smith, alexander mccall smith 2007, british medical law professor, bioethics expert, childrens book writer, akimbo and the lions author, young precious ramotswe books, fiction novelist, mystery series, the no 1 ladies detective agency, 44 scotland street books, isabel dalhousie mysteries, the sunday philosophy club books, cordury mansions mystery series, professor dr von igelfeld entertainments mysteries, portuguese irregular verbs author, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 24th birthdays, born august 24 1948Alexander McCall Smith (nee R. Alexander McCall Smith)

British professor of medical law, bioethics expert, mystery writer of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency (The Joy and Light Bus Company) & other series (44 Scotland Street; The Sunday Philosophy Club; Corduroy Mansions; Detective Varg), born August 24, 1948. (Alexander McCall Smith 2007 Photo: TimDuncan)

joe regalbuto birthday, joe regalburo 1989, american actor, 1970s movies, the goodbye girl, 1970s television series, the associates eliot streeter, 1980s tv shows, mork and mindy kalnik, ace crawford private eye toomey, street hawk norman tuttle, knots landing harry fisher, magnum pi don eddie rice, 1980s movies, schizoid, cheaper to keep her, missing, the sword and the sorcerer, honkytonk man, six weeks, the star chamber, lassiter, raw deal, the sicilian, deadly weapon, bodily harm, 1990s television shows, murphy brown frank fontana, 2000s movies, mockingbird dont sing, bottle shock, fire twister, 2000s tv series, side order of life richard mcintyre, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 24th birthdays, born august 24 1949Joe Regalbuto 

American director & actor of TV (Frank Fontana on Murphy Brown; Knots Landing; The Associates; Street Hawk; Magnum, P.I.; Who’s the Boss?; Barney Miller; Lou Grant) and movies (Missing; The Star Chamber; Lassiter; Six Weeks), born August 24, 1949. (Joe Regalbuto 1989 Photo: Alan Light)

stephen fry birthday, nee stephen john fry, stephen fry 2009, british comedian, english journalist, columnist, novelist, the liar, making history, the hipopotamus, the stars tennis balls, the ode less travelled unlocking the poet within, , the dongle of donalt trefusis, bbc radio show host, frys english delight host, actor, 1980s british television series, happy families doctor de quincy, black adder iii lord melchett, this is david lander, anything more would be greedy julian holmes coppitt, blackadder goes forth general sir anthony cecil hogmanay melchett, 1980s movies, the good father, a handful of dust, a fish called wanda, 1990s films, peters friends, iq, the steal, mr toads wild ride, wilde, spice world, the tichborne claimant, a civil action, whatever happened to harold smith, 1990s english tv shows, screen two guest star, jeeves and wooster, a bit of fry and laurie, in the red controller radio 2, gormenghast professor bellgrove, 2000s movies, best, relative values, sabotage, fourplay, the discovery of heaven, godford park, thunderpants, bright young things, the divorce, tooth, the life and death of peter sellers, mirrormask, the hitchhikers guide to the galaxy, tristram shandy a cock and bull story, v for vendetta, alex rider operation stormbreaker, adolf eichmann, st trinians, house of boys, 2000s television shows, watership down cowslip, baddiels syndrome the psychiatrist, da mob maurice, doctor who death comes to time the minister of chance, absolute power charles prentiss, lets go pocoyo narrator voice, kingdom peter kingdom, 2010s films, sherlock holmes a game of shadows, the look of love, twelfth night, the hobbit the desolation of smaug, the hobbitt the battle of the five armies, the man who knew infinity, rocky horror show live, pocoyo halloween space halloween, love and friendship, the con is on, 2010s tv series, 24 live another day prime minister alastair davies, bones dr gordon wyatt, the great indoors roland, danger mouse colonel k, autobiography, author, moab is my washpot, the fry chronicles, more fool me, harry potter audiobook narrator, frinds rowan atkinson, friends prince charles, friends john mills, hugh laurie friends, friends douglas adams, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 24th birthdays, born august 24 1957Stephen Fry 

Emmy Award-winning British writer, narrator, comedian, & actor of audiobooks (Harry Potter series), radio, stage, TV (Jeeves and Wooster; A Bit of Fry and Laurie; 24; Live Another Day; Bones), and movies (Wilde; Gosford Park; The Hobbitt films), born August 24, 1957. (Stephen Fry 2009 Photo: vpayant)

steve guttenberg birthdays, nee steven robert guttenberg, steve guttenberg 2005, american comedian, producer, director, actor, 1970s movies, the chicken chronicles, the boys from brazil, players, 1970s television series, billy fisher, 1980s films, cant stop the music, diner, the man who wasnt there, police academy movies, police academy 2 their first assignment, police academy 3 back in training, police academy 4 citizens on patrol, short circuit, the bedroom window, amazon women on the moon, surrender, 3 men and a baby, high spirits, cocoon the return, 1980s tv shows, no soap radio roger, 1990s movies, the boyfriend school, 3 men and a little lady, the big green, home for the holidays, it takes two, zeus and roxanne, airborne, overdrive, home team, 2000s films, p s your cat is dead, domino one, mojave phone booth, jackson, private valentine blonde and dangerous, fatal rescue, shannons rainbow, the gold retrievers, help me help you, cornered, 2000s television shows, veronica mars woody goodman, dancing with the stars 2008, 2010s movies, ay lav yu, a novel romance, i heart shakey, making change, quick to duck, affluenza, at the top of the pyramid, lookin up, alternate universe a rescue mission, ay lav yu tuu, chasing the blues, after party, miss arizona, lez bomb, 2010s tv series, ballers wayne hastings jr, author, autobiography, the guttenberg bible, the kids from d i s c o, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 24th birthdays, born august 24 1958Steve Guttenberg (nee Steven Robert Guttenberg)

American comedian, producer, director & actor of movies (Police Academy films; Three Men and a Baby; Cocoon; Bedroom Window; Diner; Short Circuit; 3 Men and a Little Lady; It Takes Two; A Novel Romance) and TV (Veronica Mars; Ballers), born August 24, 1958. (Steve Guttenberg 2005 Photo: Gord Lacey)

cal ripken jr birthday, nee calvin edwin ripken jr, nickname the iron man, cal ripken jr 1993, american professional baseball player, mlb players, third baseman baltimore orioles shortstop, 1980s baltimore orioles mlb players 1990s, 1980s mlb all star 1990s, 1983 world series champions, 1983 american league mvp 1991, 1982 american league rookie of the year, 1991 gold glove award 1992, 1980s silver slugger award 1990s, 1992 roberto clemente award, baltimore orioles hall of fame, national baseball hall of fame, retired mlb players, minor league baseball team owners, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 24th birthdays, born august 24 1960Cal Ripken Jr. (nee Calvin Edwin Ripken Jr.; “The Iron Man“)

National Baseball Hall of Fame American 19X MLB All-Star shortstop & third baseman (Baltimore Orioles  – 1983 World Series champs), AL 1982 Rookie of the Year & 2X MVP, sports columnist & author, born August 24, 1960. Son of Cal Ripken.(Cal Ripken Jr. 1993: RDikeman at the English Wikipedia)

marlee matlin birthday, nee marlee beth matlin, marlee matlin 2009, deaf american actress, 1980s movies, children of a lesser god, walker, 1990s films, the linguini incident, the player, hear no evil, its my party, snitch, when justice falls, in her defense, two shades of blue, 1990s television series, reasonable doubts assistant district attorney tess kaufman, picket fences mayor laurie bey, 2000s movies, askari, 2000s tv shows, blues clues marlee the librarian, law and order special victims unit dr amy solwey, the west wing joey lucas, my name is earl ruby whitlow, the l word jodi lerner, 2010s films, excision, the one i love, no ordinary hero the superdeafy movie, some kind of beautiful, 2010s television shows, family guy stella voice, switched at birth melody bledsoe, the magicians harriet, quantico jocelyn turner, william hurt relationship 1980s, friends henry winkler, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 24th birthdays, born august 24 1965Marlee Matlin 

Academy Award-winning deaf American actress of movies (Children of a Lesser God; Hear No Evil; The Player) and TV (ADA Tess Kaufman on Reasonable Doubts; Melody Bledsoe on Switched at Birth; Picket Fences; The West Wing), born August 24, 1965. (Marlee Matlin 2009 Photo: Angela George

dave chappelle, birthday, born august 24th, african american, actor, movies, blue streak, robin hood men in tights, a star is born, stand up comedy, comedian, tv shows, chappelles show, grammy awards, sticks and stones,Dave Chappelle (nee David Khari Webber Chappelle)

Grammy & Emmy-winning American comedian, writer, producer, & actor of records (The Age of Spin & Deep in the Heart of Texas), TV (Chappelle’s Show), and films (A Star is Born; Blue Streak; Robin Hood: Men in Tights; You’ve Got Mail), born August 24, 1973. (Dave Chappelle 2007: Davej1006)

birthday wishes, happy birthday, greeting card, born august 24, famous birthdays, preston foster, actor, joan chandler, actress, film stars, classic movies, rope, my friend flicka, humoresque, the last days of pompeii, the last mile, dragstrip riot, tv shows, waterfront(Preston Foster 1935 [colorized] | Joan Chandler 1948 Rope Trailer)

Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on August 24th!

Remember These August 24th Famous Birthdays

preston foster birthday, born august 24th, american actor, classic movies, american empire, classic movies, american empire, my friend flicka, annie oakley, were only human, moon over burma, tv shows, waterfront, gunslingerPreston Foster (married Sheila Darcy)

American actor of TV (John Herrick on Waterfront; Gunslinger), and movies (My Friend Flicka; The Last Mile; The Last Days of Pompeii; Annie Oakley; We’re Only Human; You Can’t Beat Love; Moon Over Burma; Hoopla; Love Before Breakfast; Bermuda Mystery) (born Aug. 24, 1900 – died July 14, 1970; age 69). Preston Foster died after a long illness. (Preston Foster 1942 American Empire)

kenny baker birthday, nee kenneth george baker, kenny baker 2007, english dwarf, midget, musician, circus performer, ice skater, actor, star wars movies, r2d2, 1980s movies, flash gordon, the elephant man, time bandits, amadeus, mona lisa, labyrinth, sleeping beauty, 1980s tv shows, prince caspian and the voyage of the dawn treader dufflepud, 1990s movies, ufo, the king and i, star wars episode ii attack fo the clones, star wars episode i the phantom menace, 2000s movies, star wars episode ii attack of the clones, star wars episode iii revenge of the sith, the battersea ripper, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 24th birthdays, born august 24 1934, died august 13 2016, celebrity deathsKenny Baker (nee Kenneth George Baker)

Diminutive (3’8″) English musician, circus performer, ice skater, and R2-D2 actor in Star Wars films and other movies (Time Bandits; The Elephant Man; Flash Gordon; Amadeus; Labyrinth; Mona Lisa) (born Aug. 24, 1934 – died Aug. 13, 2016; age 81). Cause of death for Kenny Baker is unknown. (Kenny Baker 2007 Photo: The Conmunity – Pop Culture Geek

jack collins birthday, born august 24th, american character actor, movies, the trial of lee harvey oswald, the sting, tv shows, occasional wife mr max brahms, betwitched, bonanzaJack Collins

American actor of TV (Max Brahms on Occasional Wife; The Lucy Show; Bewitched; Dallas; Bonanza; Here’s Lucy; The Rockford Files; The Odd Couple; The Brady Bunch; Cannon; Police Story; The Partridge Family) & movies (Rock! Rock! Rock!; The Sting; The Towering Inferno) (born Aug. 24, 1918 – died Jan. 31, 2005; age 86). (Jack Collins 1977 The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald)

june dayton birthday, american actress, born august 24th, classic tv shows, zane grey theater, perry mason, the fugitive, tv soap operas, the aldrich family, the brighter day, days of our lives, the fbi, June Dayton (nee Mary June Wetzel; married Dean Harens)

American TV actress (Mary Aldrich on The Aldrich Family; The Brighter Day; Days of Our Lives; Robert Montgomery Presents; The F.B.I.; Quincy M.E.; Perry Mason; The Fugitive; Gunsmoke; Room 222; Cannon; Streets of San Francisco; Mod Squad; Barnaby Jones) (born Aug. 24, 1934 – died June 13, 1994; age 70). June Dayton died of cancer. (June Dayton 1958 Zane Grey Theater)

joan chandler birthday, born august 24th, american actress, classic movies, rope, humoresque, television series, actors studio, suspense, pulitzer prize playhouseJoan Chandler (nee Joan Cheeseman)

American ballerina, actress of television (Pulitzer Prize Playhouse; Armstrong Circle Theatre; Studio One in Hollywood; Robert Montgomery Presents; Actor’s Studio; Suspense), movies (Rope; Humoresque; Dragstrip Riot), and Actors Studio founding member (born Aug. 24, 1923 – died May 11, 1979; age 55). Joan Chandler died of cancer. (Joan Chandler 1948 Rope Trailer)

paul lukather birthday, born august 24th, american actor, classic tv shows, bonanza, bright promise bill ferguson, the fbi, 12 oclock high, cannon, the outer limits, mission impossible, 77 sunset stripPaul Lukather

American actor of stage, TV (Prof. Bill Ferguson on Bright Promise; The F.B.I.; 12 O’Clock High; Cannon; The Outer Limits; Mission: Impossible; 77 Sunset Strip; Perry Mason; Mike Hammer; The Fugitive; Get Smart; Lawman), and movies (Hands of a Stranger) (born Aug. 24, 1926 – died Oct. 9, 2014; age 88). Cause of death for Paul Lukather is unknown. (Paul Lukather 1960 Bonanza)

hal smith birthday, born august 24th, american character actor, classic tv shows, westerns, tombstone territory, the andy griffith show otis campbell, i married joan, the adventures of ozzie and harriet, doris day showHal Smith (nee Harold John Smith)

American actor of movies & TV (Otis Campbell on The Andy Griffith Show; I Married Joan; The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet; The Doris Day Show; The Red Skelton Hour; The Lucy Show; Perry Mason; Green Acres; Death Valley Days; The Odd Couple), and WWII veteran (born Aug. 24, 1916 – died Jan. 28, 1994; age 77). Hal Smith died of a heart attack. (Hal Smith 1958 Tombstone Territory)

dr daniel carson goodman, american doctor, author, writer, the single standard, silent movies, screenplays, week end husbands, the daring years, imar the servitor, whats wrong with the women, thomas ince affairDr. Daniel Carson Goodman

American doctor, author (The Single Standard), screenwriter (Week End Husbands; The Daring Years; Has the World Gone Mad!; What’s Wrong With the Women?; The Mayor of Filbert; Imar the Servitor), married Alma Rubens, accompanied Thomas Ince off the Hearst yacht (born Aug. 24, 1881 – died May 16, 1957; age 75). (Dr. Daniel Carson Goodman 1922 Photo: Dave Miller)

duke kahanamoku, born august 24, august 24th birthday, hawaiian american, surfing hall of fame, us olympic hall of fame, swimming hall of fame, freestyle swimmer, stockholm olympics, gold medal, silver medal, antwerp olympics, paris olympic games, honolulu sheriff, actorDuke Kahanamoku

Surfing & Swimming Halls of Fame Hawaiian-American competitive freestyle swimmer (5X Olympic medalist – 1912 Stockholm 100m gold, 4X200m silver; 1920 Antwerp 100m & 4X200m gold; 1924 Paris 100m silver) who popularized the sport of surfing; TV & film actor; Honolulu Sheriff (born Aug. 24, 1890 – died Jan. 22, 1968; age 77). (Duke Kahanamoku 1912)

arthur rosson birthday, born august 24th, english actor, screenwriter, director, movies, red river, trailing trouble, the mounted stranger, always the woman, the picket guard, grafters, headin south, sahara, the play girl, the farmers daughterArthur Rosson (brother of Helene, Harold, & Richard Rosson)

English film actor, screenwriter & director (Red River; Trailing Trouble; The Mounted Stranger; Always the Woman; The Picket Guard; The Fighting Streak; The Honor of the Mounted; Grafters; Headin’ South; Sahara; The Measure of a Man; Flaming Guns; The Farmer’s Daughter; The Play Girl; A Cure for Pokeritis) (born Aug. 24, 1886 – died June 17, 1960; age 73). (Arthur Rosson 1920)

don douglas, born august 24, scottish actor, radio shows, the black castle, portia faces life, classic movies, deadwood wick, the great gabbo, gilda, club havana, grisslys millions, law of the texan, the strange mr gregory, little tokyo usaDon Douglas (nee Douglas William Kinleyside)

Scottish-American singer, actor of radio (The Black Castle; Portia Faces Life) & films (Deadwood Dick; The Great Gabbo; Gilda; Club Havana; Grissly’s Millions; Law of the Texan; The Strange Mr. Gregory; Little Tokyo, U.S.A.; The Truth About Murder; Headin’ East; Cheers for Miss Bishop) (born Aug. 24, 1905 – died Dec. 31, 1945; age 40). Don died after appendix surgery. (Don Douglas 1944)

georffrey plantagenet, born august 24, august 24th birthday, english royalty, duke of normandy, house of plantagenet founder, married empress matilda of england, father of king henry ii of englandGeoffrey Plantagenet (aka Geoffrey the Handsom, the Fair

Duke of Normandy, Count of Anjou, Touraine & Maine; son of Ermengarde, Countess of Maine and Fulk, King of Jerusalem; married Empress Matilda, the daughter of King Henry I of England; father of King Henry II (1st Plantagenet King of England) (born Aug. 24, 1113 – died Sept. 7, 1151, age 38). Geoffrey Plantagenet died of a fever. (Geoffrey Plantagenet c. 1151)

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Anita Hamilton

50+ World editor & writer Anita Hamilton's articles are inspired by real historical events, places, and people. Her travel experiences, a lifelong keen interest in history, art, vintage music, books, silent films, classic movies, "golden age" television shows, fashion, & entertainment in general - combined with years of research - make her a subject matter expert with acquired knowledge & expertise on these topics. This, and a loving and supportive family complete with 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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