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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

  • 1921
    Jack Kramer, American tennis player, sailor, and sportscaster (d. 2009)  
  • 1934
    John Beck, New Zealand cricketer (d. 2000)  
  • 1966
    George Ducas, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1976
    Hasan Şaş, Turkish footballer and manager  
  • 1994
    Ayaka Wada, Japanese singer (S/mileage, Hello Pro Kenshūsei, and Shugo Chara Egg!)  

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August 2

  • 1887
    Tommy Ward, Indian-South African cricketer (d. 1936)
  • 1941
    Jules A. Hoffmann, Luxembourgian-French biologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1958
    Shō Hayami, Japanese voice actor and singer  
  • 1973
    Susie O'Neill, Australian swimmer  
  • 1987
    Yura Movsisyan, Armenian footballer  

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August 3

  • 1916
    Shakeel Badayuni, Indian poet and songwriter (d. 1970)  
  • 1923
    Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria (d. 2012)  
  • 1946
    Robert Ayling, English businessman  
  • 1978
    Dimitrios Zografakis, Greek footballer  
  • 1990
    Jourdan Dunn, English model  

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August 4

  • 1918
    Brian Crozier, Australian-English historian and journalist (d. 2012)  
  • 1937
    David Bedford, English keyboard player, composer, and conductor (d. 2011)  
  • 1947
    Klaus Schulze, German keyboard player and songwriter (Tangerine Dream, Ash Ra Tempel, and The Cosmic Jokers)  
  • 1981
    Erica Carlson, Swedish actress  
  • 1995
    Jessica Sanchez, American singer-songwriter  

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August 5

  • 1934
    Vern Gosdin, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2009)  
  • 1937
    Herb Brooks, American ice hockey player and coach (d. 2003)  
  • 1962
    Ramsay Gilderdale, English actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1975
    Antony Cotton, English actor  
  • 1978
    Kim Gevaert, Belgian sprinter  

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August 6

  • 1904
    Jean Dessès, Greek-Egyptian fashion designer (d. 1970)  
  • 1920
    Selma Diamond, Canadian-American actress and screenwriter (d. 1985)  
  • 1952
    Vinnie Vincent, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Kiss and Vinnie Vincent Invasion)  
  • 1970
    Erwin Thijs, Belgian cyclist  
  • 1983
    Neil Harvey, English-Barbadian footballer  

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August 7

  • 1947
    Franciscus Henri, Dutch-Australian singer-songwriter  
  • 1956
    Sharon Isbin, American guitarist  
  • 1962
    Bruno Pelletier, Canadian singer and actor  
  • 1968
    Big Mello, American rapper (Screwed Up Click) (d. 2002)  
  • 1976
    Dimitrios Eleftheropoulos, Greek footballer and manager  

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August 8

  • 1884
    Sara Teasdale, American poet and educator (d. 1933)
  • 1908
    Arthur Goldberg, American jurist and politician, 6th United States Ambassador to the United Nations (d. 1990)  
  • 1967
    Yūki Amami, Japanese actress  
  • 1981
    Meagan Good, American actress and producer  
  • 1984
    Norbert Michelisz, Hungarian race car driver  

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August 9

  • 1669
    Eudoxia Lopukhina, Russian wife of Peter the Great (d. 1731)
  • 1932
    John Gomery, Canadian lawyer and jurist  
  • 1947
    Roy Hodgson, English footballer and manager  
  • 1951
    James Naughtie, Scottish journalist and radio host  
  • 1976
    Rhona Mitra, English actress and singer  

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August 10

  • 1397
    Albert II of Germany (d. 1439)
  • 1839
    Aleksandr Stoletov, Russian physicist and academic (d. 1896)
  • 1940
    Bobby Hatfield, American singer-songwriter (The Righteous Brothers) (d. 2003)  
  • 1954
    Rick Overton, American screenwriter, actor and comedian  
  • 1956
    José Luis Montes, Spanish footballer and manager (d. 2013)  

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August 11

  • 1467
    Mary of York (d. 1482)
  • 1884
    Hermann Wlach, Austrian-Swiss actor (d. 1962)
  • 1941
    Alla Kushnir, Russian–Israeli chess player (d. 2013)  
  • 1967
    Joe Rogan, American comedian, actor, and television host  
  • 1989
    Gui Gui, Taiwanese singer and actress (Hey Girl)  

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August 12

  • 1566
    Isabella Clara Eugenia Spanish wife of Albert VII, Archduke of Austria (d. 1633)
  • 1899
    Ben Sealey, Trinidadian cricketer (d. 1963)
  • 1925
    George Wetherill, American physicist and academic (d. 2006)  
  • 1980
    Dominique Swain, American actress  
  • 1984
    Marian Rivera, Spanish-Filipino actress and singer  

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August 13

  • 1888
    Gleb W. Derujinsky, Russian-American sculptor (d. 1975)
  • 1889
    Camillien Houde, Canadian lawyer and politician, 34th Mayor of Montreal (d. 1958)
  • 1952
    Tom Davis, American actor and screenwriter (d. 2012)  
  • 1962
    John Slattery, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1976
    Nicolás Lapentti, Ecuadorian tennis player  

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August 14

  • 1871
    Guangxu Emperor of China (d. 1908)
  • 1923
    Patriarch Diodoros of Jerusalem (d. 2000)  
  • 1960
    Fred Roberts, American basketball player and educator  
  • 1965
    Mark Collins, English guitarist and songwriter (The Charlatans and The Waltones)  
  • 1984
    Nick Grimshaw, English radio and television host  

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August 15

  • 1798
    Sangolli Rayanna, Indian warrior (d. 1831)
  • 1935
    Jim Dale, English-American actor, singer, and screenwriter  
  • 1938
    Stephen Breyer, American lawyer and judge  
  • 1950
    Anne, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom  
  • 1956
    Robert Syms, English businessman and politician  

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August 16

  • 1650
    Vincenzo Coronelli, Italian monk, cosmographer, and cartographer (d. 1718)
  • 1957
    Laura Innes, American actress and director  
  • 1958
    Madonna, American singer-songwriter, producer, actress, and director  
  • 1984
    Konstantin Vassiljev, Estonian footballer  
  • 1986
    Shawn Pyfrom, American actor  

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August 17

  • 1929
    Jimmy Donley, American singer-songwriter (d. 1963)  
  • 1949
    Norm Coleman, American lawyer and politician, 52nd Mayor of St. Paul  
  • 1958
    Belinda Carlisle, American singer-songwriter (The Go-Go's)  
  • 1974
    Giuliana Rancic, Italian-American journalist and actress  
  • 1988
    Bianca Collins, American actress  

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August 18

  • 1921
    Zdzisław Żygulski, Polish historian and academic (d. 2015)  
  • 1954
    Umberto Guidoni, Italian astrophysicist, astronaut, and politician  
  • 1956
    Rainer Woelki, German cardinal  
  • 1957
    Diana Castle, American actress  
  • 1979
    Stuart Dew, Australian footballer  

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August 19

  • 1938
    Diana Muldaur, American actress  
  • 1940
    Jill St. John, American actress  
  • 1955
    Ned Yost, American baseball player and manager  
  • 1983
    Tammin Sursok, South African-Australian actress and singer  
  • 1987
    Richard Stearman, English footballer  

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August 20

  • 1632
    Louis Bourdaloue, French preacher and academic (d. 1704)
  • 1778
    Bernardo O'Higgins, Chilean general and politician, 2nd Supreme Director of Chile (d. 1842)
  • 1976
    Kristen Miller, American actress, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1979
    Cory Sullivan, American baseball player  
  • 1981
    Ben Barnes, English actor and singer  

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August 21

  • 1935
    Adnan Şenses, Turkish singer-songwriter and actor (d. 2013)  
  • 1954
    Bodil Niska, Norwegian saxophonist and composer  
  • 1965
    Jim Bullinger, American baseball player  
  • 1987
    Kim Kibum, South Korean singer and actor (Super Junior)  
  • 1988
    Louise Setara, English singer-songwriter  

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August 22

  • 1834
    Samuel Pierpont Langley, American physicist and astronomer (d. 1906)
  • 1917
    John Lee Hooker, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2001)  
  • 1940
    George Reinholt, American actor (d. 2013)  
  • 1967
    Alfred Gough, American screenwriter and producer  
  • 1967
    Yukiko Okada, Japanese singer and actress (d. 1986)  

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August 23

  • 1894
    John Auden, English solicitor, deputy coroner and a territorial soldier (d. 1959)
  • 1912
    Gene Kelly, American actor, singer, and dancer (d. 1996)  
  • 1964
    Kong Hee, Singaporean pastor, founded the City Harvest Church  
  • 1971
    Demetrio Albertini, Italian footballer and manager  
  • 1978
    Kobe Bryant, American basketball player and rapper  

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August 24

  • 1732
    Peter Ernst Wilde, German physician and journalist (d. 1785)
  • 1895
    Richard Cushing, American cardinal (d. 1970)
  • 1944
    Gregory Jarvis, American captain, engineer, and astronaut (d. 1986)  
  • 1963
    Hideo Kojima, Japanese director and producer  
  • 1983
    Brett Gardner, American baseball player  

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August 25

  • 1912
    Erich Honecker, German soldier and politician (d. 1994)  
  • 1930
    Crispin Tickell, English academic and diplomat, British Permanent Representative to the United Nations  
  • 1962
    Shahid Mahboob, Pakistani cricketer  
  • 1962
    Vivian Campbell, Irish guitarist and songwriter (Def Leppard, Whitesnake, Dio, Thin Lizzy, and Sweet Savage)  
  • 1969
    Rachel Shelley, English model and actress  

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August 26

  • 1938
    Jet Black, English drummer (The Stranglers)  
  • 1941
    Jane Merrow, English actress, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1943
    Dori Caymmi, Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1964
    Allegra Huston, English-American author and screenwriter  
  • 1982
    Noah Welch, American ice hockey player  

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August 27

  • 1724
    John Joachim Zubly, Swiss-American pastor, planter, and politician (d. 1781)
  • 1916
    Martha Raye, American actress and singer (d. 1994)  
  • 1937
    Tommy Sands, American actor and singer  
  • 1953
    Alex Lifeson, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Rush and Big Dirty Band)  
  • 1989
    Romain Amalfitano, French footballer  

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August 28

  • 1827
    Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia (d. 1894)
  • 1917
    Jack Kirby, American author and illustrator (d. 1994)  
  • 1940
    Roger Pingeon, French cyclist  
  • 1970
    Rick Recht, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1993
    Jakub Sokolík, Czech footballer  

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August 29

  • 1756
    Jan Śniadecki, Polish mathematician and astronomer (d. 1830)
  • 1913
    Len Butterfield, New Zealand cricketer (d. 1999)  
  • 1950
    Michael, American bishop  
  • 1964
    Zisis Tsekos, Greek footballer  
  • 1968
    Meshell Ndegeocello, German-American singer-songwriter  

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August 30

  • 1896
    Raymond Massey, Canadian-American actor and playwright (d. 1983)
  • 1912
    Nancy Wake, New Zealand-English captain (d. 2011)  
  • 1928
    Johnny Mann, American singer-songwriter and conductor (d. 2014)  
  • 1951
    Jim Paredes, Filipino singer-songwriter and actor (APO Hiking Society)  
  • 1978
    Sinead Kerr, Scottish figure skater  

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August 31

  • 1775
    Agnes Bulmer, English poet and author (d. 1836)
  • 1907
    Ramon Magsaysay, Filipino captain, engineer, and politician, 7th President of the Philippines (d. 1957)  
  • 1919
    Amrita Preetam, Indian poet and author (d. 2005)  
  • 1963
    Rituparno Ghosh, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2013)  
  • 1967
    Gene Hoglan, American drummer (Tenet, Strapping Young Lad, Testament, Fear Factory, and Dethklok)  

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