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Famous August Birthdays

The following 7,639 famous people including celebrities were born in the month of August. A random sample was chosen for each day. Click the    after the name to explore the birth date info. You might also want to browse the filtered celebrity birthdays in August.

Zodiac signs for August are Leo and Virgo . The modern birthstone for August is Peridot while the mystical gemstone (based on Tibetan origin) is Diamond.

August 1

  • 1921
    Pat McDonald, Australian actress (d. 1990)  
  • 1967
    Gregg Jefferies, American baseball player and coach  
  • 1976
    Cristian Stoica, Romanian-Italian rugby player  
  • 1977
    Damien Saez, French singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1981
    Miracle Laurie, American actress  

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August 2

  • 1914
    Félix Leclerc, Canadian singer-songwriter, actor, and poet (d. 1988)  
  • 1925
    John Dexter, English director and producer (d. 1990)  
  • 1931
    Karl Miller, English journalist and critic (d. 2014)  
  • 1977
    Mark Velasquez, American photographer  
  • 1988
    Alice Moran, Canadian actress and screenwriter  

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August 3

  • 1946
    John York, American bass player, songwriter, and producer  
  • 1961
    Molly Hagan, American actress  
  • 1967
    Mathieu Kassovitz, French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter, founded MNP Entreprise  
  • 1981
    Travis Bowyer, American baseball player  
  • 1987
    Juri Kurakin, Estonian ice dancer  

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August 4

  • 1969
    Max Cavalera, Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Sepultura, Soulfly, Nailbomb, and Cavalera Conspiracy)  
  • 1978
    JD Samson, American DJ and producer (Le Tigre, MEN, and The New England Roses)  
  • 1981
    Jana Kolukanova, Estonian swimmer  
  • 1981
    Marques Houston, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (IMx)  
  • 1983
    Cody Burger, American actor  

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August 5

  • 1802
    Niels Henrik Abel, Norwegian mathematician and theorist (d. 1829)
  • 1827
    Deodoro da Fonseca, Brazilian field marshal and politician, 1st President of Brazil (d. 1892)
  • 1930
    Richie Ginther, American race car driver (d. 1989)  
  • 1961
    Athula Samarasekera, Sri Lankan cricketer and coach  
  • 1961
    Janet McTeer, English actress  

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August 6

  • 1656
    Claude de Forbin, French general (d. 1733)
  • 1904
    Jean Dessès, Greek-Egyptian fashion designer (d. 1970)  
  • 1916
    Richard Hofstadter, American historian and academic (d. 1970)  
  • 1930
    Abbey Lincoln, American singer-songwriter and actress (d. 2010)  
  • 1972
    Paolo Bacigalupi, American author  

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August 7

  • 1876
    Mata Hari, Dutch dancer and spy (d. 1917)
  • 1948
    Greg Chappell, Australian cricketer and coach  
  • 1960
    David Duchovny, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1983
    Tina O'Brien, English actress  
  • 1993
    Martti Nõmme, Estonian ski jumper  

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August 8

  • 1940
    Dilip Sardesai, Indian cricketer (d. 2007)  
  • 1976
    Drew Lachey, American singer and actor (98 Degrees)  
  • 1980
    Jack Cassel, American baseball player  
  • 1983
    Guy Burnet, English actor and producer  
  • 1984
    Devon McTavish, American soccer player  

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August 9

  • 1931
    Paula Kent Meehan, American businesswoman, co-founded Redken (d. 2014)  
  • 1944
    Patrick Depailler, French race car driver (d. 1980)  
  • 1969
    Estella Marie Thompson, American prostitute  
  • 1972
    A-mei, Taiwanese singer  
  • 1993
    Rydel Lynch, American singer and actress (R5)  

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August 10

  • 1845
    Abai Qunanbaiuli, Kazakh poet, composer, and philosopher (d. 1904)
  • 1925
    George Cooper, English general  
  • 1958
    Rosie Winterton, English nurse and politician, Shadow Leader of the House of Commons  
  • 1981
    Taufik Hidayat, Indonesian badminton player  
  • 1982
    Devon Aoki, American model and actress  

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August 11

  • 1892
    Eiji Yoshikawa, Japanese author (d. 1962)
  • 1950
    Steve Wozniak, American computer scientist and programmer, co-founded Apple Inc.  
  • 1969
    Ashley Jensen, Scottish actress  
  • 1976
    Bubba Crosby, American baseball player  
  • 1994
    Storm Sanders, Australian tennis player  

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August 12

  • 1881
    Cecil B. DeMille, American director and producer (d. 1959)
  • 1919
    Vikram Sarabhai, Indian physicist and academic (d. 1971)  
  • 1923
    John Holt, Jamaican cricketer (d. 1997)  
  • 1955
    Ann M. Martin, American author  
  • 1977
    Park Yong-ha, South Korean singer and actor (d. 2010)  

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August 13

  • 1895
    Bert Lahr, American actor and singer (d. 1967)
  • 1953
    Peter Wright, English historian and author  
  • 1962
    Thanos Kalliris, Greek singer-songwriter (Bang)  
  • 1984
    Morteza Pashaei, Iranian singer-songwriter (d. 2014)  
  • 1996
    Antonia Lottner, German tennis player  

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August 14

  • 1575
    Robert Hayman, English-Canadian poet and politician (d. 1629)
  • 1946
    Tom Walkinshaw, Scottish race car driver and businessman (d. 2010)  
  • 1956
    Rusty Wallace, American race car driver and sportscaster  
  • 1968
    Adrian Lester, English actor, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1987
    James Buckley, English actor  

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August 15

  • 1385
    Richard de Vere, 11th Earl of Oxford, English commander (d. 1417)
  • 1860
    Henrietta Vinton Davis, American actress and playwright (d. 1941)
  • 1900
    Jack Tworkov, Polish-American painter and educator (d. 1982)
  • 1943
    María Rojo, Mexican actress and politician  
  • 1970
    Maddie Corman, American actress  

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August 16

  • 1682
    Louis, Dauphin of France, Duke of Burgundy (d. 1712)
  • 1910
    Mae Clarke, American actress and singer (d. 1992)  
  • 1950
    Stockwell Day, Canadian businessman and politician, 15th Canadian Minister of International Trade  
  • 1952
    Reginald VelJohnson, American actor and screenwriter  
  • 1956
    Vahan Hovhannisyan, Armenian soldier and politician (d. 2014)  

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August 17

  • 1921
    Geoffrey Elton, German-English historian and academic (d. 1994)  
  • 1941
    Lothar Bisky, German businessman and politician (d. 2013)  
  • 1964
    Dave Penney, English footballer and manager  
  • 1977
    Nathan Deakes, Australian race walker  
  • 1983
    Dustin Pedroia, American baseball player  

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August 18

  • 1830
    Franz Joseph I of Austria (d. 1916)
  • 1885
    Nettie Palmer, Australian poet and critic (d. 1964)
  • 1983
    Dmitri Antoni, Estonian figure skater  
  • 1987
    Tine Thing Helseth, Norwegian trumpet player  
  • 1999
    Talia Castellano, American blogger (d. 2013)  

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August 19

  • 1848
    Gustave Caillebotte, French painter and engineer (d. 1894)
  • 1930
    David G. Compton, English author  
  • 1945
    Charles Wellesley, 9th Duke of Wellington, English politician  
  • 1959
    Susan Cummings, Monegasque-American murderer  
  • 1973
    Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway  

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August 20

  • 1943
    Roger Gale, English journalist and politician  
  • 1947
    Ray Wise, American actor  
  • 1974
    Misha Collins, American actor and producer  
  • 1982
    Cléber Luis Alberti, Brazilian footballer  
  • 1987
    Cătălina Ponor, Romanian gymnast  

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August 21

  • 1924
    Jack Weston, American actor (d. 1996)  
  • 1940
    Endre Szemerédi, Hungarian-American mathematician and computer scientist  
  • 1945
    Basil Poledouris, American composer and conductor (d. 2006)  
  • 1976
    Nikos Vertis, Dutch-Greek singer  
  • 1990
    Bo Burnham, American comedian, singer-songwriter, and actor  

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August 22

  • 1941
    Bill Parcells, American football player and coach  
  • 1945
    Ron Dante, American singer-songwriter and producer (The Archies, The Cuff Links, and The Detergents)  
  • 1951
    Mary Allen, English journalist  
  • 1986
    Janis Vahter, Estonian basketball player  
  • 1992
    Ema Burgić Bucko, Bosnian tennis player  

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August 23

  • 1843
    William Southam, Canadian publisher (d. 1932)
  • 1884
    Will Cuppy, American author and critic (d. 1949)
  • 1970
    River Phoenix, American actor and singer (d. 1993)  
  • 1982
    YTCracker, American rapper and DJ  
  • 1988
    Carl Hagelin, Swedish ice hockey player  

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August 24

  • 1940
    Madsen Pirie, English author and educator  
  • 1963
    John Bush, American singer-songwriter (Anthrax and Armored Saint)  
  • 1976
    Alex O'Loughlin, Australian actor  
  • 1976
    Simon Dennis, English rower and academic  
  • 1986
    Fabiano Santacroce, Italian footballer  

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August 25

  • 1916
    Saburō Sakai, Japanese lieutenant and pilot (d. 2000)  
  • 1917
    Mel Ferrer, American actor, director, and producer (d. 2008)  
  • 1934
    Lise Bacon, Canadian judge and politician, Deputy Premier of Quebec  
  • 1943
    Harry Manfredini, American composer and conductor  
  • 1979
    Masato Wada, Japanese actor and singer (D-Boys)  

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August 26

  • 1928
    Yvette Vickers, American model, actress, and singer (d. 2010)  
  • 1959
    Stan Van Gundy, American basketball player and coach  
  • 1963
    David Byas, English cricketer and umpire  
  • 1964
    Peter Bromby, Bermudian sailor  
  • 1985
    David Price, American baseball player  

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August 27

  • 1947
    Gavin Pfuhl, South African cricketer and sportscaster (d. 2002)  
  • 1954
    Rajesh Thakker, English physician and academic  
  • 1968
    Matthew Ridge, New Zealand rugby player and sportscaster  
  • 1979
    Rusty Smith, American speed skater  
  • 1979
    Tian Liang, Chinese diver and actor  

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August 28

  • 1582
    Taichang Emperor of China (d. 1620)
  • 1961
    Jennifer Coolidge, American actress  
  • 1963
    Regina Jacobs, American runner  
  • 1981
    Raphael Matos, Brazilian race car driver  
  • 1993
    Jakub Sokolík, Czech footballer  

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August 29

  • 1910
    Vivien Thomas, American surgeon and academic (d. 1985)  
  • 1931
    Lise Payette, Canadian journalist and politician  
  • 1942
    Gottfried John, German actor (d. 2014)  
  • 1982
    Ruhila Adatia-Sood, Kenyan journalist and radio host (d. 2013)  
  • 1986
    Phakin Khamwilaisak, Thai actor and singer  

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August 30

  • 1748
    Jacques-Louis David, French painter and illustrator (d. 1825)
  • 1929
    Ernie Roth, American wrestling manager (d. 1983)  
  • 1948
    Victor Skumin, Russian psychiatrist, psychologist, and academic  
  • 1951
    Dana Rosemary Scallon, English-Irish singer and politician  
  • 1991
    Deorro, American DJ and producer  

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August 31

  • 1924
    Herbert Wise, Austrian-English director and producer (d. 2015)  
  • 1960
    Vali Ionescu, Romanian long jumper  
  • 1975
    John Grahame, American ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1978
    Morten Qvenild, Norwegian pianist and composer (In the Country and Magical Orchestra)  
  • 1978
    Philippe Christanval, French footballer  

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