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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

  • 1931
    Trevor Goddard, South African cricketer  
  • 1976
    Cristian Stoica, Romanian-Italian rugby player  
  • 1986
    Elena Vesnina, Russian tennis player  
  • 1987
    Karen Carney, English footballer  
  • 1990
    Jean Hugues Gregoire, Mauritian swimmer  

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August 2

  • 1703
    Lorenzo Ricci, Italian religious leader, 18th Superior General of the Society of Jesus (d. 1775)
  • 1929
    David Waddington, Baron Waddington, English lawyer and politician, Governor of Bermuda  
  • 1946
    James Howe, American journalist and author  
  • 1973
    Danie Keulder, Namibian cricketer  
  • 1978
    Goran Gavrančić, Serbian footballer  

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August 3

  • 1925
    Marv Levy, American-Canadian football player, coach, and manager  
  • 1928
    Cécile Aubry, French actress, director, and screenwriter (d. 2010)  
  • 1950
    John Landis, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1957
    Bodo Rudwaleit, German footballer and manager  
  • 1977
    Tómas Lemarquis, Icelandic actor  

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August 4

  • 1888
    Taher Saifuddin, Indian religious leader, 51st Da'i al-Mutlaq (d. 1965)
  • 1901
    Louis Armstrong, American trumpet player and singer (d. 1971)  
  • 1968
    Lee Mack, English comedian, actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1975
    Joe Saenz, American gangster  
  • 1978
    Karine Legault, Canadian swimmer  

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August 5

  • 1662
    James Anderson, Scottish lawyer and historian (d. 1728)
  • 1890
    Naum Gabo, Russian-American sculptor (d. 1977)
  • 1947
    Bernie Carbo, American baseball player and hairdresser  
  • 1974
    Julio César Enciso, Paraguayan footballer  
  • 1976
    Eugen Trică, Romanian footballer and manager  

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August 6

  • 1881
    Alexander Fleming, Scottish biologist, pharmacologist, and botanist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955)
  • 1964
    Moosie Drier, American actor and director  
  • 1976
    Soleil Moon Frye, American actress and producer  
  • 1983
    Annevig Schelde Ebbe, Danish actress  
  • 1986
    Raphael Pyrasch, German rugby player  

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August 7

  • 1957
    Daire Brehan, Irish journalist, lawyer, and actress (d. 2012)  
  • 1961
    Maggie Wheeler, American actress  
  • 1963
    Marcus Roberts, American pianist and educator  
  • 1968
    Trevor Hendy, Australian surfer and coach  
  • 1973
    Danny Graves, Vietnamese-American baseball player  

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August 8

  • 1876
    Varghese Payyappilly Palakkappilly, Indian-Syrian priest, founded the Sisters of the Destitute (d. 1929)
  • 1928
    Simón Díaz, Venezuelan singer-songwriter (d. 2014)  
  • 1937
    Dustin Hoffman, American actor, singer, and producer  
  • 1968
    Yvie Burnett, Scottish soprano  
  • 1969
    Monika Tsõganova, Estonian chess player  

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August 9

  • 1911
    William Alfred Fowler, American astronomer and astrophysicist, Nobel Laureate (d. 1996)  
  • 1942
    Jack DeJohnette, American drummer, pianist, and composer  
  • 1947
    Barbara Mason, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1953
    Roberta Tovey, English actress and singer  
  • 1965
    Chin Ka-lok, Hong Kong actor and choreographer  

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August 10

  • 1943
    Louise Forestier, Canadian singer-songwriter and actress  
  • 1959
    Mark Price, English drummer (All About Eve and Del Amitri)  
  • 1972
    Dilana, South African-American singer-songwriter and actress  
  • 1978
    Claire Yiu, Hong Kong model and actress  
  • 1992
    Ryn Weaver, American singer-songwriter  

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August 11

  • 1648
    Jeremiah Shepard, American minister (d. 1720)
  • 1884
    Hermann Wlach, Austrian-Swiss actor (d. 1962)
  • 1959
    Richard Scudamore, English businessman  
  • 1976
    Bubba Crosby, American baseball player  
  • 1993
    Alyson Stoner, American actress, singer, and dancer  

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August 12

  • 1904
    Tamás Lossonczy, Hungarian painter (d. 2009)  
  • 1906
    Tedd Pierce, American animator, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1972)  
  • 1909
    Bruce Matthews, Canadian general and businessman (d. 1991)  
  • 1964
    Katherine Boo, American journalist and author  
  • 1984
    Martin Goeres, German actor and stuntman  

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August 13

  • 1926
    Fidel Castro, Cuban lawyer and politician, 15th President of Cuba  
  • 1930
    Wilfried Hilker, German footballer and referee  
  • 1935
    Mudcat Grant, American baseball player and sportscaster  
  • 1963
    Valerie Plame, American CIA agent and author  
  • 1982
    Christopher Raeburn English fashion designer  

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August 14

  • 1946
    Tom Walkinshaw, Scottish race car driver and businessman (d. 2010)  
  • 1962
    Kevin Harris, Canadian skateboarder  
  • 1972
    Yoo Jae-suk, South Korean actor and singer  
  • 1973
    Kieren Perkins, Australian swimmer and journalist  
  • 1986
    Braian Rodríguez, Uruguayan footballer  

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August 15

  • 1863
    Aleksey Krylov, Russian mathematician and engineer (d. 1945)
  • 1922
    Leonard Baskin, American sculptor and illustrator (d. 2000)  
  • 1941
    Lou Perryman, American actor (d. 2009)  
  • 1965
    Mark Labbett, English television personality  
  • 1972
    Chris Morrissey, American actor and director  

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August 16

  • 1910
    Gloria Blondell, American actress (d. 1986)  
  • 1929
    Fritz Von Erich, American wrestler and trainer (d. 1997)  
  • 1934
    Dave Thomas, English-Welsh golfer and architect (d. 2013)  
  • 1946
    Masoud Barzani, Iranian-Kurdish politician, President of Iraqi Kurdistan  
  • 1991
    Kwon Ri-se, South Korean singer (Ladies' Code) (d. 2014)  

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August 17

  • 1893
    Mae West, American actress, singer, and screenwriter (d. 1980)
  • 1937
    Spiros Focás, Greek actor  
  • 1948
    Rod MacDonald, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1963
    Shankar, Indian director and producer  
  • 1976
    Scott Halberstadt, American actor  

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August 18

  • 1750
    Antonio Salieri, Italian composer and conductor (d. 1825)
  • 1830
    Franz Joseph I of Austria (d. 1916)
  • 1857
    Libert H. Boeynaems, Belgian-American bishop and missionary (d. 1926)
  • 1944
    Robert Hitchcock, Australian sculptor and illustrator  
  • 1961
    Bob Woodruff, American journalist and author  

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August 19

  • 232
    Marcus Aurelius Probus, Roman emperor (d. 282)
  • 1914
    Lajos Baróti, Hungarian footballer and manager (d. 2005)  
  • 1955
    Peter Gallagher, American actor and singer  
  • 1957
    Paul-Jan Bakker, Dutch cricketer  
  • 1978
    Qais Al Khonji , Omani Entrepreneur  

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August 20

  • 1873
    Eliel Saarinen, Finnish architect and academic, co-designed the National Museum of Finland (d. 1950)
  • 1918
    Jacqueline Susann, American actress and author (d. 1974)  
  • 1976
    Kristen Miller, American actress, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1986
    Lior Jean, Israeli footballer  
  • 1990
    Bradley Klahn, American tennis player  

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August 21

  • 1670
    James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, French general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire (d. 1734)
  • 1813
    Jean Stas, Belgian chemist and physician (d. 1891)
  • 1892
    Charles Vanel, French actor and director (d. 1989)
  • 1912
    Toe Blake, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1995)  
  • 1978
    Bhumika Chawla, Indian actress  

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August 22

  • 1891
    Henry Bachtold, Australian soldier and railway engineer (d. 1983)
  • 1929
    Valery Alekseyev, Russian anthropologist and author (d. 1991)  
  • 1949
    Doug Bair, American baseball player and coach  
  • 1959
    Annie Tempest, English cartoonist  
  • 1970
    Chin Chin Gutierrez, Filipino actress and singer  

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August 23

  • 1829
    Moritz Cantor, German mathematician and historian (d. 1920)
  • 1927
    Martial Solal, Algerian-French pianist and composer  
  • 1938
    Roger Greenaway, English singer-songwriter and producer (The Kestrels, Brotherhood of Man, and The Pipkins)  
  • 1966
    Charley Boorman, English actor and producer  
  • 1975
    Sean Marks, New Zealand-American basketball player and manager  

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August 24

  • 1926
    Nancy Spero, American painter and academic (d. 2009)  
  • 1944
    Bill Goldsworthy, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (d. 1996)  
  • 1957
    Stephen Fry, English actor, journalist, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1979
    Markus Walger, German rugby player  
  • 1994
    Rafid Topan Sucipto, Indonesian motorcycle racer  

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August 25

  • 1867
    James W. Gerard, American lawyer and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Germany (d. 1951)
  • 1910
    Dorothea Tanning, American painter, sculptor, and poet (d. 2012)  
  • 1946
    Rollie Fingers, American baseball player  
  • 1952
    Ann Abraham, English public servant  
  • 1988
    Alexandra Burke, English singer-songwriter  

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August 26

  • 1904
    Joe Hulme, English footballer and cricketer (d. 1991)  
  • 1920
    Brant Parker, American illustrator (d. 2007)  
  • 1950
    Ahmet Özhan, Turkish singer, conductor, and actor  
  • 1981
    Andreas Glyniadakis, Greek basketball player  
  • 1986
    Big K.R.I.T., American rapper and producer  

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August 27

  • 1877
    Charles Rolls, English engineer and businessman, co-founded Rolls-Royce Limited (d. 1910)
  • 1950
    Edmund Weiner, English lexicographer and author  
  • 1973
    Johan Norberg, Swedish historian and author  
  • 1975
    Mark Rudan, Australian footballer and manager  
  • 1989
    Juliana Cannarozzo, American figure skater and actress  

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August 28

  • 1714
    Duke Anthony Ulrich of Brunswick (d. 1774)
  • 1921
    Nancy Kulp, American actress and soldier (d. 1991)  
  • 1928
    F. William Free, American businessman (d. 2003)  
  • 1970
    Rick Recht, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1971
    Raúl Márquez, Mexican-American boxer and sportscaster  

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August 29

  • 1756
    Jan Śniadecki, Polish mathematician and astronomer (d. 1830)
  • 1844
    Edward Carpenter, English anthologist and poet (d. 1929)
  • 1980
    Nicholas Tse, Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor  
  • 1982
    Ruhila Adatia-Sood, Kenyan journalist and radio host (d. 2013)  
  • 1985
    Achilles Liarmakopoulos, Greek trombonist (Canadian Brass)  

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August 30

  • 1913
    Richard Stone, English economist and statistician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1991)  
  • 1923
    Charmian Clift, Australian journalist and author (d. 1969)  
  • 1959
    Mark "Jacko" Jackson, Australian footballer, actor, and singer  
  • 1979
    Juan Ignacio Chela, Argentinian tennis player  
  • 1994
    Kwon So-hyun, South Korean singer-songwriter and actress (4Minute)  

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August 31

  • 1896
    Félix-Antoine Savard, Canadian priest and author (d. 1982)
  • 1914
    Richard Basehart, American actor (d. 1984)  
  • 1944
    Christine King, English historian and academic  
  • 1944
    Roger Dean, English illustrator and publisher  
  • 1947
    Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, Italian businessman  

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