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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.

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August 1

  • 1918
    T. J. Jemison, American minister and activist (d. 2013)  
  • 1970
    Elon Lindenstrauss, Israeli mathematician and academic  
  • 1977
    Damien Saez, French singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1989
    Tiffany, American-South Korean singer, dancer, and actress (Girls' Generation and Girls' Generation-TTS)  
  • 1990
    Aledmys Díaz, Cuban baseball player  

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August 2

  • 1898
    Ernő Nagy, Hungarian fencer (d. 1977)
  • 1941
    François Weyergans, Belgian director and screenwriter  
  • 1963
    Laura Bennett, American architect and fashion designer  
  • 1978
    Dragan Vukmir, Serbian footballer  
  • 1978
    Kazuki Namioka, Japanese actor  

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August 3

  • 1692
    John Henley, English minister and poet (d. 1759)
  • 1936
    Edward Petherbridge, English actor  
  • 1939
    Apoorva Sengupta, Indian general and cricketer  
  • 1976
    Troy Glaus, American baseball player  
  • 1978
    Jenny Tinmouth, English motorcycle racer  

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August 4

  • 1935
    Carol Arthur, American actress and producer  
  • 1943
    Georgina Hale, English actress and singer  
  • 1965
    Michael Skibbe, German footballer and manager  
  • 1971
    Jeff Gordon, American race car driver and actor  
  • 1989
    Wang Hao, Chinese chess player  

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August 5

  • 1910
    Herminio Masantonio, Argentinian footballer (d. 1956)  
  • 1927
    John H. Moore II, American lawyer and judge (d. 2013)  
  • 1940
    Roman Gabriel, American football player, coach, and actor  
  • 1969
    Paola Volpato, Chilean actress  
  • 1980
    Ali Umar, Maldivian footballer  

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August 6

  • 1895
    Ernesto Lecuona, Cuban pianist and composer (d. 1963)
  • 1937
    Barbara Windsor, English actress and singer  
  • 1937
    Charlie Haden, American bassist and composer (Old and New Dreams) (d. 2014)  
  • 1953
    Iqbal Qasim, Pakistani cricketer  
  • 1993
    Kaori Ishihara, Japanese voice actress and singer (StylipS)  

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August 7

  • 1862
    Victoria of Baden (d. 1931)
  • 1943
    Alain Corneau, French director and screenwriter (d. 2010)  
  • 1953
    Anne Fadiman, American journalist and author  
  • 1957
    Daire Brehan, Irish journalist, lawyer, and actress (d. 2012)  
  • 1973
    Danny Graves, Vietnamese-American baseball player  

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August 8

  • 1936
    Frank Howard, American baseball player and manager  
  • 1948
    Margaret Urban Walker, American philosopher  
  • 1961
    Daniel House, American bass player and producer (10 Minute Warning and Skin Yard)  
  • 1977
    Rocky Thompson, Canadian ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1987
    Tatjana Malek, German tennis player  

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August 9

  • 1874
    Reynaldo Hahn, Venezuelan composer and conductor (d. 1947)
  • 1918
    Giles Cooper, Irish soldier and playwright (d. 1966)  
  • 1921
    Ernest Angley, American evangelist and author  
  • 1965
    Chin Ka-lok, Hong Kong actor and choreographer  
  • 1977
    Chamique Holdsclaw, American basketball player  

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August 10

  • 1872
    William Manuel Johnson, American bassist (d. 1972)
  • 1888
    Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark (d. 1940)
  • 1965
    John Starks, American basketball player and coach  
  • 1967
    Reinout Scholte, Dutch cricketer  
  • 1984
    Mokomichi Hayami, Japanese model and actor  

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August 11

  • 1086
    Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1125)
  • 1947
    Georgios Karatzaferis, Greek journalist and politician  
  • 1968
    Anna Gunn, American actress  
  • 1976
    Jhong Hilario, Filipino actor and dancer  
  • 1991
    Cristian Tello, Spanish footballer  

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August 12

  • 1867
    Edith Hamilton, German-American author and educator (d. 1963)
  • 1937
    Walter Dean Myers, American author and poet (d. 2014)  
  • 1939
    Pam Kilborn, Australian hurdler, sprinter, and long jumper  
  • 1961
    Mark Priest, New Zealand cricketer  
  • 1979
    D. J. Houlton, American baseball player  

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August 13

  • 1952
    Dave Carter, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer) (d. 2002)  
  • 1958
    David Feherty, Northern Irish golfer and sportscaster  
  • 1961
    Neil Mallender, English cricketer and umpire  
  • 1982
    Gil Ofarim, German singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor  
  • 2000
    Piper Reese, American blogger and actress  

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August 14

  • 1936
    Trevor Bannister, English actor (d. 2011)  
  • 1946
    Tom Walkinshaw, Scottish race car driver and businessman (d. 2010)  
  • 1966
    Tuncay Özkan, Turkish journalist and politician  
  • 1968
    Adrian Lester, English actor, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1987
    Sinem Kobal, Turkish actress  

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August 15

  • 1824
    John Chisum, American businessman (d. 1884)
  • 1919
    Huntz Hall, American actor and singer (d. 1999)  
  • 1938
    Stephen Breyer, American lawyer and judge  
  • 1950
    Anne, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom  
  • 1958
    Rondell Sheridan, American actor and director  

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August 16

  • 1856
    Aparicio Saravia, Uruguayan general and politician (d. 1904)
  • 1920
    Charles Bukowski, German-American author and poet (d. 1994)  
  • 1949
    Barbara Goodson, American voice actress and singer  
  • 1972
    Emily Robison, American singer-songwriter and banjo player (Dixie Chicks and Court Yard Hounds)  
  • 1978
    Fu Mingxia, Chinese diver  

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August 17

  • 1930
    Ted Hughes, English poet, author, and playwright (d. 1998)  
  • 1969
    Christian Laettner, American basketball player and coach  
  • 1988
    Natalie Sandtorv, Norwegian singer-songwriter (Morning Has Occurred)  
  • 1991
    Austin Butler, American actor and singer  
  • 1993
    Sarah Sjöström, Swedish swimmer  

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August 18

  • 1596
    Jean Bolland, Flemish priest and hagiographer (d. 1665)
  • 1932
    Bill Bennett, Canadian lawyer and politician, 27th Premier of British Columbia  
  • 1932
    Luc Montagnier, French virologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1958
    Madeleine Stowe, American actress  
  • 1988
    Eggert Jónsson, Icelandic footballer  

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August 19

  • 1743
    Madame du Barry, French mistress of Louis XV of France (d. 1793)
  • 1948
    Gerald McRaney, American actor, director, and producer  
  • 1967
    Khandro Rinpoche, Indian spiritual leader  
  • 1969
    Emigdio Preciado, Jr., American criminal  
  • 1997
    Joseph Castanon American actor and singer  

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August 20

  • 1881
    Aleksander Hellat, Estonian politician, 6th Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1943)
  • 1943
    Roger Gale, English journalist and politician  
  • 1952
    Ric Menello, American director and screenwriter (d. 2013)  
  • 1965
    KRS-One, American rapper, producer, and actor (Boogie Down Productions)  
  • 1980
    Corey Carrier, American actor  

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August 21

  • 1878
    Richard Girulatis, German footballer and manager (d. 1963)
  • 1928
    Addison Farmer, American bassist (d. 1963)  
  • 1952
    Keith Hart, Canadian firefighter, wrestler, and trainer  
  • 1959
    Jim McMahon, American football player and coach  
  • 1965
    Caryn Mower, American wrestler, actress, and stuntwoman  

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August 22

  • 1893
    Dorothy Parker, American poet and author (d. 1967)
  • 1938
    Jean Berkey, American businesswoman and politician (d. 2013)  
  • 1972
    Pontus Schultz, Swedish journalist (d. 2012)  
  • 1978
    Robert Levon Been, American singer and guitarist (Black Rebel Motorcycle Club)  
  • 1979
    Angelu de Leon, Filipino actress  

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August 23

  • 1849
    William Ernest Henley, English poet and critic (d. 1903)
  • 1877
    István Medgyaszay, Hungarian architect and academic (d. 1959)
  • 1924
    Robert Solow, American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1971
    Bone Crusher, American rapper, producer, and actor  
  • 1974
    Konstantin Novoselov, Russian-English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate  

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August 24

  • 1936
    A. S. Byatt, English author and poet  
  • 1965
    Marlee Matlin, American actress and producer  
  • 1973
    Dave Chappelle, American comedian, actor, producer and screenwriter  
  • 1983
    Christopher Parker, English actor and television host  
  • 1983
    George Perris, Greek-French singer-songwriter and pianist  

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August 25

  • 1924
    Zsuzsa Körmöczy, Hungarian tennis player and coach (d. 2006)  
  • 1942
    Nathan Deal, American captain, lawyer, and politician, 82nd Governor of Georgia  
  • 1948
    Ledward Kaapana, American singer and guitarist  
  • 1978
    Kel Mitchell, American actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1981
    Clare Oliver, Australian activist (d. 2007)  

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August 26

  • 1935
    Karen Spärck Jones, English computer scientist and academic (d. 2007)  
  • 1940
    Michael Cockerell, English journalist  
  • 1944
    Stephen Greif, English actor  
  • 1952
    Bryon Baltimore, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1981
    Tino Best, Barbadian cricketer  

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August 27

  • 1770
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, German philosopher and academic (d. 1831)
  • 1920
    James Molyneaux, Baron Molyneaux of Killead, Northern Irish soldier and politician (d. 2015)  
  • 1929
    Ira Levin, American author, playwright, and composer (d. 2007)  
  • 1959
    Juan Fernando Cobo, Colombian painter and sculptor  
  • 1986
    Nabil El Zhar, French-Moroccan footballer  

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August 28

  • 1919
    Godfrey Hounsfield, English biophysicist and engineer Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2004)  
  • 1935
    Melvin Charney, Canadian sculptor and architect (d. 2012)  
  • 1983
    Lasith Malinga, Sri Lankan cricketer  
  • 1992
    Gabriela Drăgoi, Romanian gymnast  
  • 2003
    Quvenzhané Wallis, American actress and singer  

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August 29

  • 1883
    Muriel George, English actress and singer (d. 1965)
  • 1935
    William Friedkin, American director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1936
    John McCain, American captain and politician  
  • 1951
    Geoff Whitehorn, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (IF, Crawler, and Procol Harum)  
  • 1986
    Joem Bascon, Filipino actor  

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August 30

  • 1918
    Harold Atcherley, English businessman  
  • 1936
    Peter North, English scholar and academic  
  • 1953
    Horace Panter, English bass player (The Specials and General Public)  
  • 1954
    David Paymer, American actor and director  
  • 1959
    Mark "Jacko" Jackson, Australian footballer, actor, and singer  

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August 31

  • 1913
    Bernard Lovell, English physicist and astronomer (d. 2012)  
  • 1916
    Danny Litwhiler, American baseball player and coach (d. 2011)  
  • 1964
    Ramón Arellano Félix, Mexican drug trafficker (d. 2002)  
  • 1970
    Queen Rania of Jordan  
  • 1981
    Ahmad Al Harthy, Omani race car driver  

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