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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

  • 1937
    Al D'Amato, American lawyer and politician  
  • 1941
    Étienne Roda-Gil, French songwriter and screenwriter (d. 2004)  
  • 1946
    Richard O. Covey, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut  
  • 1968
    Dan Donegan, American guitarist (Disturbed, Fight or Flight, and Vandal)  
  • 1987
    Karen Carney, English footballer  

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August 2

  • 1820
    John Tyndall, Irish-English physicist and mountaineer (d. 1893)
  • 1892
    Jack L. Warner, Canadian-born American production manager and producer, co-founded Warner Bros. (d. 1978)
  • 1912
    Vladimir Žerjavić, Croatian economist and author (d. 2001)  
  • 1929
    K. M. Peyton, English author and educator  
  • 1950
    Lance Ito, American lawyer and judge  

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August 3

  • 1863
    Géza Gárdonyi, Hungarian author and journalist (d. 1922)
  • 1890
    Konstantin Melnikov, Russian architect, designed the Rusakov Workers' Club (d. 1974)
  • 1902
    Regina Jonas, German rabbi (d. 1944)  
  • 1936
    Edward Petherbridge, English actor  
  • 1970
    Gina G, Australian singer  

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August 4

  • 1870
    Harry Lauder, Scottish actor and singer (d. 1950)
  • 1921
    Herb Ellis, American guitarist (d. 2010)  
  • 1942
    David Lange, New Zealand lawyer and politician, 32nd Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 2005)  
  • 1960
    Tim Winton, Australian author and playwright  
  • 1966
    Kensuke Sasaki, Japanese wrestler and mixed martial artist  

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August 5

  • 1935
    Peter Inge, Baron Inge, English field marshal  
  • 1940
    Roman Gabriel, American football player, coach, and actor  
  • 1946
    Rick van der Linden, Dutch keyboard player and songwriter (Ekseption and Trace) (d. 2006)  
  • 1946
    Xavier Trias, Spanish pediatrician and politician, 118th Mayor of Barcelona  
  • 1971
    Valdis Dombrovskis, Latvian academic and politician, 11th Prime Minister of Latvia  

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August 6

  • 1904
    Henry Iba, American basketball player and coach (d. 1993)  
  • 1938
    Paul Bartel, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2000)  
  • 1945
    Andy Messersmith, American baseball player and coach  
  • 1961
    Mary Ann Sieghart, English journalist and radio host  
  • 1973
    Max Kellerman, American sportscaster and radio host  

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August 7

  • 1947
    Sofia Rotaru, Ukrainian singer-songwriter, producer, and actress  
  • 1953
    Anne Fadiman, American journalist and author  
  • 1960
    Rosana Pastor, Spanish actress  
  • 1966
    Shobna Gulati, English actress and dancer  
  • 1987
    Rouven Sattelmaier, German footballer  

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August 8

  • 1921
    Esther Williams, American swimmer, actress, and singer (d. 2013)  
  • 1934
    Sarat Pujari, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2014)  
  • 1947
    Larry Wilcox, American actor, director, and producer  
  • 1978
    Ebru Yaşar, Turkish singer  
  • 1980
    Craig Breslow, American baseball player  

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August 9

  • 1201
    Arnold Fitz Thedmar, English historian and merchant (d. 1274)
  • 1968
    Carmi Martin, Filipino actress  
  • 1968
    Sam Fogarino, American drummer (Interpol and Magnetic Morning)  
  • 1975
    Mahesh Babu, Indian actor and producer  
  • 1990
    Brice Roger, French skier  

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August 10

  • 1810
    Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, Italian soldier and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1861)
  • 1907
    Su Yu, Chinese general and politician (d. 1984)  
  • 1913
    Kalevi Kotkas, Estonian-Finnish high jumper and discus thrower (d. 1983)  
  • 1935
    Ad van Luyn, Dutch bishop  
  • 1941
    Anita Lonsbrough, English swimmer and journalist  

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August 11

  • 1891
    Stancho Belkovski, Bulgarian architect and educator (d. 1962)
  • 1908
    Torgny T:son Segerstedt, Swedish sociologist and philosopher (d. 1999)  
  • 1947
    Theo de Jong, Dutch footballer, coach, and manager  
  • 1950
    Gennadiy Nikonov, Russian engineer, designed the AN-94 rifle (d. 2003)  
  • 1976
    Ľubomír Višňovský, Slovak ice hockey player  

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August 12

  • 1914
    Gerd Buchdahl, German-English philosopher and author (d. 2001)  
  • 1927
    Porter Wagoner, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2007)  
  • 1966
    Tobias Ellwood, American-English captain and politician  
  • 1992
    Cara Delevingne, English model, actress, singer  
  • 1992
    Jacob Loko, Australian rugby player  

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August 13

  • 1976
    Özge Özberk, Turkish actress  
  • 1977
    Kenyan Weaks, American basketball player and coach  
  • 1983
    Christian Müller, German footballer  
  • 1987
    Devin McCourty, American football player  
  • 1988
    MØ, Danish singer-songwriter  

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August 14

  • 1817
    Alexander H. Bailey, American lawyer, judge, and politician (d. 1874)
  • 1895
    Jack Gregory, Australian cricketer (d. 1973)
  • 1942
    Jackie Oliver, English race car driver  
  • 1942
    Lionel Morton, English singer, guitarist, and television host (The Four Pennies)  
  • 1965
    Terry Richardson, American photographer and director  

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August 15

  • 1873
    Ramaprasad Chanda, Indian archaeologist and historian (d. 1942)
  • 1945
    Duffy Dyer, American baseball player and coach  
  • 1966
    Shirley Kwan, Hong Kong singer, dancer, and actress  
  • 1993
    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, English footballer  
  • 1994
    Natalja Zabijako, Estonian figure skater  

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August 16

  • 1378
    Hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425)
  • 1928
    Eddie Kirkland, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2011)  
  • 1950
    Jeff Thomson, Australian cricketer  
  • 1974
    Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Guyanese cricketer  
  • 1987
    Evan Berger, Australian footballer  

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August 17

  • 1920
    Maureen O'Hara, Irish-American actress and singer (d. 2015)  
  • 1928
    Willem Duys, Dutch tennis player, sportscaster, and producer (d. 2011)  
  • 1932
    Duke Pearson, American pianist and composer (d. 1980)  
  • 1942
    Khagen Mahanta, Indian singer (d. 2014)  
  • 1943
    Edward Cowie, English composer, painter, and author  

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August 18

  • 1879
    Alexander Rodzyanko, Russian general (d. 1970)
  • 1943
    Carl Wayne, English singer and actor (The Move, The Hollies, and The Vikings) (d. 2004)  
  • 1960
    Fat Lever, American basketball player and sportscaster  
  • 1976
    Paraskevas Antzas, Greek footballer  
  • 2003
    Max Charles, American actor  

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August 19

  • 1848
    Gustave Caillebotte, French painter and engineer (d. 1894)
  • 1906
    Philo Farnsworth, American inventor, invented the Fusor (d. 1971)  
  • 1944
    Eddy Raven, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1953
    Nanni Moretti, Italian actor, director, and producer  
  • 1977
    Callum Blue, English actor  

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August 20

  • 1778
    Bernardo O'Higgins, Chilean general and politician, 2nd Supreme Director of Chile (d. 1842)
  • 1833
    Benjamin Harrison, American general, lawyer, and politician, 23rd President of the United States (d. 1901)
  • 1881
    Edgar Guest, English-American poet and author (d. 1959)
  • 1910
    Eero Saarinen, Finnish-American architect and furniture designer, designed the Gateway Arch (d. 1961)  
  • 1990
    Macauley Chrisantus, Nigerian footballer  

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August 21

  • 1939
    Festus Mogae, Botswana economist and politician, 3rd President of Botswana  
  • 1951
    Margo Kane, Canadian actress and playwright  
  • 1961
    Stephen Hillenburg, American animator, producer, screenwriter, and voice actor  
  • 1965
    Caryn Mower, American wrestler, actress, and stuntwoman  
  • 1979
    Kelis, American singer-songwriter  

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August 22

  • 1945
    Erol Gelenbe, Turkish computer scientist and mathematician  
  • 1961
    Iain Coucher, English businessman  
  • 1967
    Bill Welke, American baseball player and umpire  
  • 1973
    Sornram Teppitak, Thai actor and singer  
  • 1999
    Dakota Goyo, Canadian actor and stuntman  

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August 23

  • 1923
    Edgar F. Codd, English-American computer scientist and programmer (d. 2003)  
  • 1946
    Keith Moon, English drummer, songwriter, and producer (The Who and Plastic Ono Band) (d. 1978)  
  • 1961
    Gary Mabbutt, English footballer and actor  
  • 1964
    Wendy Pepper, American fashion designer  
  • 1980
    Rex Grossman, American football player  

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August 24

  • 1198
    Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249)
  • 1732
    Peter Ernst Wilde, German physician and journalist (d. 1785)
  • 1750
    Letizia Ramolino, French wife of Carlo Buonaparte (d. 1836)
  • 1936
    A. S. Byatt, English author and poet  
  • 1986
    Nick Adenhart, American baseball player (d. 2009)  

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August 25

  • 1919
    George Wallace, American sergeant, lawyer, and politician, 45th Governor of Alabama (d. 1998)  
  • 1919
    William P. Foster, American bandleader and educator (d. 2010)  
  • 1921
    Monty Hall, Canadian-American actor, singer, and game show host  
  • 1971
    Crash Holly, American wrestler (d. 2003)  
  • 1989
    Amber Le Bon, English model  

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August 26

  • 1873
    Lee de Forest, American engineer and academic, invented the Audion tube (d. 1961)
  • 1928
    Om Prakash Munjal, Indian businessman and philanthropist, co-founded Hero Cycles (d. 2015)  
  • 1934
    Kevin Ryan, Australian rugby player, coach, lawyer and politician  
  • 1950
    Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor (d. 2006)  
  • 1993
    Keke Palmer, American actress and singer  

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August 27

  • 1809
    Hannibal Hamlin, American publisher and politician, 15th Vice President of the United States (d. 1891)
  • 1947
    Gavin Pfuhl, South African cricketer and sportscaster (d. 2002)  
  • 1953
    Alex Lifeson, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Rush and Big Dirty Band)  
  • 1969
    Cesar Millan, Mexican-American dog trainer and author  
  • 1983
    Chen Bolin, Taiwanese actor  

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August 28

  • 1921
    John Herbert Chapman, Canadian physicist and engineer (d. 1979)  
  • 1942
    Wendy Davies, Welsh historian and academic  
  • 1948
    Murray Parker, New Zealand cricketer and educator  
  • 1967
    Jamie Osborne, English jockey and trainer  
  • 1975
    Jamie Cureton, English footballer  

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August 29

  • 1862
    Maurice Maeterlinck, Belgian poet and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1949)
  • 1913
    Len Butterfield, New Zealand cricketer (d. 1999)  
  • 1952
    Dave Malone, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Radiators)  
  • 1972
    Bae Yong-joon, South Korean actor  
  • 1986
    Lea Michele, American actress and singer  

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August 30

  • 1910
    Roger Bushell, South African-English soldier and pilot (d. 1944)  
  • 1912
    Edward Mills Purcell, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1997)  
  • 1912
    Nancy Wake, New Zealand-English captain (d. 2011)  
  • 1988
    Michael Cavanaugh, American gamer  
  • 1991
    Seriki Audu, Nigerian footballer (d. 2014)  

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August 31

  • 1907
    Valter Biiber, Estonian footballer (d. 1977)  
  • 1947
    Mona Marshall, American voice actress and singer  
  • 1948
    Holger Osieck, German footballer and manager  
  • 1949
    Richard Gere, American actor, singer, and producer  
  • 1984
    Aleksander Baldin, Estonian swimmer  

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