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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.

August 1

  • 1950
    Roy Williams, American basketball player and coach  
  • 1968
    Dan Donegan, American guitarist (Disturbed, Fight or Flight, and Vandal)  
  • 1972
    Todd Bouman, American football player and coach  
  • 1973
    Edurne Pasaban, Spanish mountaineer  
  • 1996
    Katie Boulter, English tennis player  

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August 2

  • 1612
    Saskia van Uylenburgh, Dutch model (d. 1642)
  • 1950
    Jussi Adler-Olsen, Danish author and publisher  
  • 1951
    Andrew Gold, American singer-songwriter and producer (Wax) (d. 2011)  
  • 1958
    Shō Hayami, Japanese voice actor and singer  
  • 1972
    Justyna Steczkowska, Polish singer-songwriter and actress  

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August 3

  • 1840
    John Bigham, 1st Viscount Mersey, English jurist and politician (d. 1929)
  • 1928
    Henning Moritzen, Danish actor (d. 2012)  
  • 1946
    Robert Ayling, English businessman  
  • 1960
    Gopal Sharma, Indian cricketer  
  • 1964
    Nate McMillan, American basketball player and coach  

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August 4

  • 1821
    Louis Vuitton, French fashion designer, founded Louis Vuitton (d. 1892)
  • 1909
    Glenn Cunningham, American runner and academic (d. 1988)  
  • 1961
    Lauren Tom, American actress and singer  
  • 1970
    Bret Baier, American journalist  
  • 1981
    Jana Kolukanova, Estonian swimmer  

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August 5

  • 1301
    Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (d. 1330)
  • 1922
    Frank Stranahan, American golfer (d. 2013)  
  • 1947
    Angry Anderson, Australian singer-songwriter and actor (Rose Tattoo, The Party Boys, and Buster Brown)  
  • 1950
    Goldie Rogers, Canadian wrestler (d. 2012)  
  • 1965
    Motoi Sakuraba, Japanese keyboard player and composer  

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August 6

  • 1880
    Hans Moser, Austrian actor and singer (d. 1964)
  • 1882
    Ernst Eklund, Swedish actor (d. 1971)
  • 1935
    Octavio Getino, Spanish-Argentinian director and screenwriter (d. 2012)  
  • 1951
    Catherine Hicks, American actress  
  • 1970
    M. Night Shyamalan, Indian-American director, producer, and screenwriter  

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August 7

  • 1921
    Manitas de Plata, French guitarist (d. 2014)  
  • 1925
    Felice Bryant, American songwriter (d. 2003)  
  • 1969
    Paul Lambert, Scottish footballer and manager  
  • 1976
    Dimitrios Eleftheropoulos, Greek footballer and manager  
  • 1982
    Edwin Dewees, American mixed martial artist  

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August 8

  • 1903
    Dayton Lummis, American actor (d. 1988)  
  • 1911
    Rosetta LeNoire, American actress (d. 2002)  
  • 1922
    Rudi Gernreich, Austrian-American fashion designer, created the Monokini (d. 1985)  
  • 1973
    Jessica Calvello, American voice actress  
  • 1977
    Szilárd Németh, Slovak footballer and manager  

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August 9

  • 1927
    Robert Shaw, English actor and screenwriter (d. 1978)  
  • 1930
    Jacques Parizeau, Canadian economist and politician, 26th Premier of Quebec (d. 2015)  
  • 1932
    John Gomery, Canadian lawyer and jurist  
  • 1961
    Brad Gilbert, American tennis player and sportscaster  
  • 1972
    A-mei, Taiwanese singer  

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August 10

  • 1869
    Laurence Binyon, English poet, playwright, and scholar (d. 1943)
  • 1877
    Frank Marshall, American chess player and author (d. 1944)
  • 1932
    Gaudencio Rosales, Filipino cardinal  
  • 1974
    Rachel Simmons, American scholar and author  
  • 1978
    Chris Read, English cricketer  

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August 11

  • 1836
    Warren Brown, American historian and politician (d. 1919)
  • 1902
    Lloyd Nolan, American actor (d. 1985)  
  • 1936
    Jonathan Spence, English-American historian and academic  
  • 1983
    Pavel 183, Russian painter (d. 2013)  
  • 1986
    Pablo Sandoval, Venezuelan baseball player  

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August 12

  • 1866
    Henrik Sillem, Dutch target shooter, mountaineer, and jurist (d. 1907)
  • 1892
    Alfred Lunt, American actor and director (d. 1977)
  • 1925
    Dale Bumpers, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 38th Governor of Arkansas  
  • 1978
    Chris Chambers, American football player  
  • 1993
    Luna, South Korean actress, singer, and dancer (f(x))  

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August 13

  • 1792
    Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen (d. 1849)
  • 1898
    Regis Toomey, American actor (d. 1991)
  • 1966
    Shayne Corson, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1975
    Marty Turco, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster  
  • 1976
    Özge Özberk, Turkish actress  

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August 14

  • 1499
    John de Vere, 14th Earl of Oxford, English politician, Lord Great Chamberlain (d. 1526)
  • 1847
    Robert Comtesse, Swiss lawyer and politician, President of the Swiss National Council (d. 1922)
  • 1941
    David Crosby, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Byrds, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, and CPR)  
  • 1946
    Antonio Fargas, American actor  
  • 1961
    Susan Olsen, American actress, singer, and radio host  

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August 15

  • 1865
    Mikao Usui, Japanese spiritual leader, founded Reiki (d. 1926)
  • 1946
    Tony Robinson, English actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1966
    Shirley Kwan, Hong Kong singer, dancer, and actress  
  • 1967
    Tony Hand, Scottish ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1977
    Martin Biron, Canadian ice hockey player  

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August 16

  • 1922
    James Casey, English comedian, radio scriptwriter and producer (d. 2011)  
  • 1927
    Lois Nettleton, American actress (d. 2008)  
  • 1980
    Hwangbo, South Korean rapper and actress (Chakra)  
  • 1989
    Wang Hao, Chinese race walker  
  • 1991
    Kwon Ri-se, South Korean singer (Ladies' Code) (d. 2014)  

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August 17

  • 1896
    Tõnis Kint, Estonian lieutenant and politician, Prime Minister of Estonia in exile (d. 1991)
  • 1938
    Abu Bakar Bashir, Indonesian cleric and educator  
  • 1952
    Mario Theissen, German engineer and businessman  
  • 1958
    Maurizio Sandro Sala, Brazilian race car driver  
  • 1971
    Jorge Posada, Puerto Rican baseball player  

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August 18

  • 1908
    Olav H. Hauge, Norwegian poet and gardener (d. 1994)  
  • 1931
    Bramwell Tillsley, Canadian 14th General of The Salvation Army  
  • 1973
    Carmen Serano, American actress  
  • 1980
    Jeremy Shockey, American football player  
  • 1983
    Danny!, American rapper and producer  

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August 19

  • 1711
    Edward Boscawen, English admiral and politician (d. 1761)
  • 1942
    Fred Thompson, American actor, lawyer, and politician  
  • 1972
    Elizabeth Wolfgramm, American singer (The Jets)  
  • 1973
    Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway  
  • 1974
    Tim Kasher, American singer-songwriter (Cursive, The Good Life, Slowdown Virginia, and Commander Venus)  

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August 20

  • 1909
    Alby Roberts, New Zealand cricketer and rugby player (d. 1978)  
  • 1952
    Ric Menello, American director and screenwriter (d. 2013)  
  • 1977
    Shockmain Davis, American football player  
  • 1981
    Artur Kotenko, Estonian footballer  
  • 1983
    Mladen Pelaić, Croatian footballer  

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August 21

  • 1923
    Keith Allen, Canadian-American ice hockey player, coach, and manager (d. 2014)  
  • 1951
    Harry Smith, American journalist and radio host  
  • 1970
    Cathy Weseluck, Canadian actress, singer, and director  
  • 1984
    Melissa Schuman, American singer-songwriter, actress, an dancer (Dream)  
  • 1989
    Charlison Benschop, Dutch footballer  

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August 22

  • 1679
    Pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758)
  • 1862
    Claude Debussy, French pianist and composer (d. 1918)
  • 1971
    Natalie Ceeney, English businesswoman  
  • 1972
    Paul Doucette, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and drummer (Matchbox Twenty, The Break and Repair Method, and Tabitha's Secret)  
  • 1975
    Rodrigo Santoro, Brazilian actor  

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August 23

  • 1910
    Giuseppe Meazza, Italian footballer and manager (d. 1979)  
  • 1941
    Jim Ford, American singer-songwriter (d. 2007)  
  • 1959
    George Kalovelonis, Greek tennis player and coach  
  • 1973
    Casey Blake, American baseball player  
  • 1982
    Scott Palguta, American soccer player  

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August 24

  • 1903
    Karl Hanke, Polish-German businessman and politician (d. 1945)  
  • 1905
    Arthur Crudup, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1976)  
  • 1945
    Ken Hensley, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Uriah Heep, The Gods, and Toe Fat)  
  • 1975
    Roberto Colombo, Italian footballer  
  • 1976
    Alex O'Loughlin, Australian actor  

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August 25

  • 1878
    Ted Birnie, English footballer and manager (d. 1935)
  • 1945
    Daniel Hulet, Belgian cartoonist (d. 2011)  
  • 1949
    Ross Davidson, Scottish actor (d. 2006)  
  • 1965
    Cornelius Bennett, American football player  
  • 1970
    Helena Seger, Swedish model and actress  

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August 26

  • 1926
    Robert Vickrey, American painter and author (d. 2011)  
  • 1943
    Dori Caymmi, Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1957
    Rick Hansen, Canadian wheelchair and philanthropist  
  • 1983
    Félix Porteiro, Spanish race car driver  
  • 1988
    Lars Stindl, German football player  

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August 27

  • 1962
    Adam Oates, Canadian ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1971
    Aygül Özkan, German lawyer and politician  
  • 1984
    David Bentley, English footballer  
  • 1991
    Lee Sung-yeol, South Korean singer, dancer, and actor (Infinite)  
  • 1995
    Cainan Wiebe, Canadian actor  

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August 28

  • 1023
    Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)
  • 1962
    David Fincher, American director and producer  
  • 1979
    Robert Hoyzer, German footballer and referee  
  • 1986
    Armie Hammer, American actor  
  • 1989
    Jo Kwon, South Korean singer, dancer, and actor (2AM)  

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August 29

  • 1930
    Carlos Loyzaga, Filipino basketball player and coach  
  • 1938
    Robert Rubin, American lawyer and politician, 70th United States Secretary of the Treasury  
  • 1947
    Temple Grandin, American ethologist, academic, and author  
  • 1956
    Steve Yarbrough, American novelist and short story writer  
  • 1965
    Dina Spybey, American actress  

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August 30

  • 1808
    Princess Ludovika of Bavaria (d. 1892)
  • 1919
    Wolfgang Wagner, German director and manager (d. 2010)  
  • 1937
    Jewel Brown, American singer  
  • 1948
    Robin Lustig, English journalist and radio host  
  • 1970
    Michael Wong, Malaysian-Chinese singer-songwriter (Michael & Victor)  

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August 31

  • 161
    Commodus, Roman emperor (d. 192)
  • 1931
    Noble Willingham, American actor (d. 2004)  
  • 1964
    Raymond P. Hammond, American poet and critic  
  • 1967
    Nigel Avery, New Zealand weightlifter and bobsledder  
  • 1987
    Ondřej Pavelec, Czech ice hockey player  

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