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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

  • 1659
    Sebastiano Ricci, Italian painter (d. 1734)
  • 1953
    Robert Cray, American singer and guitarist  
  • 1972
    Martin Damm, Czech-American tennis player  
  • 1977
    Yoshi Tatsu, Japanese wrestler and boxer  
  • 1985
    Tendai Mtawarira, South African rugby player  

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August 2

  • 1703
    Lorenzo Ricci, Italian religious leader, 18th Superior General of the Society of Jesus (d. 1775)
  • 1867
    Ernest Dowson, English author and poet (d. 1900)
  • 1925
    John Dexter, English director and producer (d. 1990)  
  • 1937
    Billy Cannon, American football player and dentist  
  • 1992
    Hallie Eisenberg, American actress  

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August 3

  • 1886
    Maithili Sharan Gupt, Indian poet and playwright (d. 1964)
  • 1940
    Lance Alworth, American football player  
  • 1978
    Jenny Tinmouth, English motorcycle racer  
  • 1980
    Hannah Simone, Canadian television host and actress  
  • 1983
    Mark Reynolds, American baseball player  

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August 4

  • 1902
    Bill Hallahan, American baseball player (d. 1981)  
  • 1960
    Tim Winton, Australian author and playwright  
  • 1965
    Adam Afriyie, English businessman and politician  
  • 1975
    Nikos Liberopoulos, Greek footballer  
  • 1994
    Mayuko Fukuda, Japanese actress  

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August 5

  • 1815
    Edward John Eyre, English explorer and politician, Governor of Jamaica (d. 1901)
  • 1962
    Ramsay Gilderdale, English actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1965
    Scott William Winters, American actor  
  • 1973
    Sean Sherk, American mixed martial artist  
  • 1974
    Kajol, Indian actress  

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August 6

  • 1926
    János Rózsás, Hungarian author (d. 2012)  
  • 1930
    Abbey Lincoln, American singer-songwriter and actress (d. 2010)  
  • 1933
    A. G. Kripal Singh, Indian cricketer (d. 1987)  
  • 1980
    Monique Ganderton, Canadian actress and stuntwoman  
  • 1991
    Jiao Liuyang, Chinese swimmer  

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August 7

  • 1946
    Ed Seykota, American businessman and academic  
  • 1948
    Marty Appel, American businessman and author  
  • 1960
    David Duchovny, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1978
    Jamey Jasta, American singer-songwriter (Hatebreed, Kingdom of Sorrow, and Icepick)  
  • 1982
    Abbie Cornish, Australian actress  

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August 8

  • 1951
    Mamoru Oshii, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1952
    Sudhakar Rao, Indian cricketer  
  • 1960
    Ulrich Maly, German politician, 16th Mayor of Nuremberg  
  • 1985
    Ryan Koolwijk, Dutch footballer  
  • 1986
    Pierre Garçon, American football player  

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August 9

  • 1783
    Grand Duchess Alexandra Pavlovna of Russia (d. 1801)
  • 1928
    Bob Cousy, American basketball player and coach  
  • 1963
    Jay Leggett, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2013)  
  • 1974
    Stephen Fung, Hong Kong actor, singer, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1989
    Kento Ono, Japanese actor and model  

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August 10

  • 1908
    Rica Erickson, Australian botanist, historian, and author (d. 2009)  
  • 1913
    Wolfgang Paul, German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1993)  
  • 1939
    Kate O'Mara, English actress (d. 2014)  
  • 1977
    Matt Morgan, English comedian, actor, and radio host  
  • 1978
    Danny Allsopp, Australian footballer  

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August 11

  • 1957
    Ian Stuart Donaldson, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Skrewdriver) (d. 1993)  
  • 1968
    Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau  
  • 1972
    Jonathon Prandi, American model and actor  
  • 1976
    Jhong Hilario, Filipino actor and dancer  
  • 1987
    Alyssa Alano, Filipino actress and singer (Viva Hot Babes)  

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August 12

  • 1883
    Martha Hedman, Swedish-American actress and playwright (d. 1974)
  • 1889
    Zerna Sharp, American author and educator (d. 1981)
  • 1948
    Sue Monk Kidd, American nurse, author, and educator  
  • 1960
    Laurent Fignon, French cyclist and sportscaster (d. 2010)  
  • 1976
    Pedro Collins, Barbadian cricketer  

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August 13

  • 1814
    Anders Jonas Ångström, Swedish physicist and astronomer (d. 1874)
  • 1925
    Benny Bailey, American trumpet player, songwriter, and producer (Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band) (d. 2005)  
  • 1930
    Don Ho, American singer and ukulele player (d. 2007)  
  • 1979
    Corey Patterson, American baseball player  
  • 1988
    MØ, Danish singer-songwriter  

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August 14

  • 1945
    Heidi Hartmann, American economist and scholar  
  • 1962
    Mark Gubicza, American baseball player and sportscaster  
  • 1968
    Adrian Lester, English actor, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1978
    Greg Rawlinson, South African-New Zealand rugby player  
  • 1979
    Jérémie Bréchet, French footballer  

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August 15

  • 1951
    Bobby Caldwell, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1958
    Simon Baron-Cohen, English-Canadian psychiatrist and author  
  • 1961
    Suhasini Maniratnam, Indian actress and screenwriter  
  • 1963
    Simon Hart, Welsh soldier and politician  
  • 1982
    Casey Burgener, American weightlifter  

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August 16

  • 1928
    Ann Blyth, American actress and singer  
  • 1943
    Sharon Baird, American actress and dancer  
  • 1973
    Damian Jackson, American baseball player  
  • 1986
    Yu Darvish, Japanese baseball player  
  • 1991
    Evanna Lynch, Irish actress  

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August 17

  • 1911
    Mikhail Botvinnik, Russian chess player and engineer (d. 1995)  
  • 1954
    Eric Johnson, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer  
  • 1963
    Jon Gruden, American football player, coach, and sportscaster  
  • 1969
    Christian Laettner, American basketball player and coach  
  • 1976
    Serhiy Zakarlyuka, Ukrainian footballer and manager (d. 2014)  

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August 18

  • 1605
    Henry Hammond, English churchman and theologian (d. 1660)
  • 1903
    Lucienne Boyer, French singer (d. 1983)  
  • 1920
    Bob Kennedy, American baseball player and manager (d. 2005)  
  • 1936
    Robert Redford, American actor, director, and producer  
  • 1959
    Tom Prichard, American wrestler and trainer  

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August 19

  • 1935
    Bobby Richardson, American baseball player and coach  
  • 1947
    Dave Dutton, English actor and screenwriter  
  • 1957
    Li-Young Lee, Indonesian-American poet and author  
  • 1979
    Dave Douglas, American singer-songwriter and drummer (Relient K and Ace Troubleshooter)  
  • 1989
    Romeo Miller, American rapper, actor, and basketball player  

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August 20

  • 1888
    Tôn Đức Thắng, Vietnamese politician, 2nd President of Vietnam (d. 1980)
  • 1944
    Rajiv Gandhi, Indian lawyer and politician, 6th Prime Minister of India (d. 1991)  
  • 1951
    Mohamed Morsi, Egyptian engineer and politician, 5th President of Egypt  
  • 1982
    Cléber Luis Alberti, Brazilian footballer  
  • 1986
    Steven Campbell, Australian footballer  

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August 21

  • 1886
    Ruth Manning-Sanders, Welsh-English author and poet (d. 1988)
  • 1897
    Keith Arbuthnott, 15th Viscount of Arbuthnott, Scottish soldier and peer (d. 1966)
  • 1938
    Ernie Maresca, American singer-songwriter (The Regents) (d. 2015)  
  • 1968
    Dina Carroll, English singer-songwriter  
  • 1973
    Sergey Brin, Russian-American computer scientist and businessman, co-founded Google  

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August 22

  • 1915
    Hugh Paddick, English actor (d. 2000)  
  • 1943
    Alun Michael, Welsh police officer and politician, 1st First Minister of Wales  
  • 1958
    Vernon Reid, English-American guitarist and songwriter (Living Colour)  
  • 1967
    Bill Welke, American baseball player and umpire  
  • 1988
    Sarah Major, New Zealand actress and singer  

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August 23

  • 1843
    William Southam, Canadian publisher (d. 1932)
  • 1849
    William Ernest Henley, English poet and critic (d. 1903)
  • 1967
    Jim Murphy, Scottish lawyer and politician, Minister of State for Europe  
  • 1974
    Konstantin Novoselov, Russian-English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1980
    Denny Bautista, Dominican baseball player  

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August 24

  • 1707
    Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon (d. 1791)
  • 1872
    Max Beerbohm, English-Italian author and illustrator (d. 1956)
  • 1918
    Sikander Bakht, Indian field hockey player and politician, Indian Minister of External Affairs (d. 2004)  
  • 1954
    Alain Daigle, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1958
    Steve Guttenberg, American actor and producer  

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August 25

  • 1817
    Marie-Eugénie de Jésus, French nun and saint, founded the Religious of the Assumption (d. 1898)
  • 1850
    Charles Richet, French physiologist and occultist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1935)
  • 1921
    Bryce Mackasey, Canadian businessman and politician, 20th Canadian Minister of Labour (d. 1999)  
  • 1941
    Mario Corso, Italian footballer and coach  
  • 1962
    David Packer, American actor  

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August 26

  • 1961
    Daniel Lévi, Algerian-French singer-songwriter and pianist  
  • 1964
    Bobby Jurasin, American-Canadian football player and coach  
  • 1964
    Carsten Wolf, German cyclist  
  • 1973
    Richard Evatt, English boxer (d. 2012)  
  • 1977
    Trần Thu Hà, Vietnamese singer, producer, and dancer  

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August 27

  • 1942
    Brian Peckford, Canadian educator and politician, 3rd Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador  
  • 1946
    Tony Howard, Barbadian cricketer and manager  
  • 1948
    John Mehler, American drummer (Love Song)  
  • 1973
    Cory Bowles, Canadian actor, singer, and choreographer  
  • 1975
    Björn Gelotte, Swedish guitarist and songwriter (In Flames and All Ends)  

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August 28

  • 1888
    Evadne Price, Australian actress, astrologer, and author (d. 1985)
  • 1921
    Fernando Fernán Gómez, Spanish actor, director, and playwright (d. 2007)  
  • 1941
    John Stanley Marshall, English drummer (Nucleus, Soft Machine, and Centipede)  
  • 1975
    Yūko Gotō, Japanese voice actress  
  • 1980
    Jonathan Reynolds, English lawyer and politician  

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August 29

  • 1904
    Werner Forssmann, German physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1979)  
  • 1924
    Dinah Washington, American singer and pianist (d. 1963)  
  • 1950
    Doug DeCinces, American baseball player  
  • 1976
    Kevin Kaesviharn, American football player  
  • 1985
    Héctor Sanabria, Argentinian footballer (d. 2013)  

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August 30

  • 1907
    Leonor Fini, Argentinian painter, illustrator, and author (d. 1996)  
  • 1930
    Warren Buffett, American businessman and philanthropist  
  • 1946
    Queen Anne-Marie of Greece  
  • 1977
    Shaun Alexander, American football player  
  • 1979
    Leon Lopez, English singer-songwriter and actor  

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August 31

  • 1842
    Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin, American journalist, publisher, and activist (d. 1924)
  • 1921
    Otis G. Pike, American judge and politician (d. 2014)  
  • 1935
    Bryan Organ, English painter  
  • 1958
    Serge Blanco, Venezuelan-French rugby player and businessman  
  • 1979
    Simon Neil, Scottish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Biffy Clyro and Marmaduke Duke)  

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