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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.

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August 1

  • 1626
    Sabbatai Zevi, Montenegrin rabbi and theorist (d. 1676)
  • 1893
    Alexander of Greece (d. 1920)
  • 1953
    Howard Kurtz, American journalist and author  
  • 1973
    Edurne Pasaban, Spanish mountaineer  
  • 1988
    Joanna Wang, Taiwanese singer-songwriter  

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August 2

  • 1922
    Betsy Bloomingdale, American philanthropist and socialite  
  • 1931
    Pierre DuMaine, American bishop and academic  
  • 1942
    Juan Formell, Cuban singer-songwriter and bass player (Los Van Van) (d. 2014)  
  • 1963
    Uğur Tütüneker, Turkish footballer and manager  
  • 1969
    Cedric Ceballos, American basketball player  

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August 3

  • 1936
    Jerry G. Bishop, American radio and television host (d. 2013)  
  • 1959
    Koichi Tanaka, Japanese chemist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1981
    Pablo Ibáñez, Spanish footballer  
  • 1987
    Chris McQueen, Australian rugby player  
  • 1992
    Karlie Kloss, American model  

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August 4

  • 1821
    Louis Vuitton, French fashion designer, founded Louis Vuitton (d. 1892)
  • 1912
    Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish architect and diplomat (d. 1947)  
  • 1935
    Carol Arthur, American actress and producer  
  • 1976
    Trevor Woodman, English rugby player and coach  
  • 1989
    Jessica Mauboy, Australian singer-songwriter and actress (Young Divas)  

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August 5

  • 1901
    Claude Autant-Lara, French director, screenwriter, and politician (d. 2000)  
  • 1932
    Tera de Marez Oyens, Dutch pianist and composer (d. 1996)  
  • 1948
    Ray Clemence, English footballer and manager  
  • 1950
    Goldie Rogers, Canadian wrestler (d. 2012)  
  • 1990
    Yui Minami, Japanese model and actress  

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August 6

  • 1887
    Dudley Benjafield, English race car driver (d. 1957)
  • 1891
    William Slim, 1st Viscount Slim, English field marshal and politician, 13th Governor-General of Australia (d. 1970)
  • 1916
    Richard Hofstadter, American historian and academic (d. 1970)  
  • 1934
    Piers Anthony, English-American soldier and author  
  • 1965
    Mark Speight, English television host (d. 2008)  

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August 7

  • 1931
    Charles E. Rice, American scholar and author (d. 2015)  
  • 1952
    Alexei Sayle, English comedian, actor, and author  
  • 1979
    Birgit Zotz, Austrian anthropologist and author  
  • 1982
    Ángeles Balbiani, Argentinian actress and singer  
  • 1984
    Stratos Perperoglou, Greek basketball player  

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August 8

  • 1693
    Laurent Belissen, French composer (d. 1762)
  • 1928
    Simón Díaz, Venezuelan singer-songwriter (d. 2014)  
  • 1936
    Jan Pieńkowski, Polish-English author and illustrator  
  • 1965
    Angus Fraser, English cricketer, manager, and journalist  
  • 1984
    Devon McTavish, American soccer player  

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August 9

  • 1931
    Paula Kent Meehan, American businesswoman, co-founded Redken (d. 2014)  
  • 1935
    Beverlee McKinsey, American actress (d. 2008)  
  • 1953
    Kay Stenshjemmet, Norwegian speed skater  
  • 1980
    Dominic Tabuna, Nauruan politician  
  • 1986
    Rafaela Zanella, Brazilian model, Miss Brazil 2006  

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August 10

  • 1848
    William Harnett, Irish-American painter and educator (d. 1892)
  • 1872
    William Manuel Johnson, American bassist (d. 1972)
  • 1928
    Eddie Fisher, American singer and actor (d. 2010)  
  • 1971
    Robby Maria, Austrian singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1983
    Alexander Perezhogin, Russian ice hockey player  

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August 11

  • 1874
    Princess Louise Charlotte of Saxe-Altenburg (d. 1953)
  • 1907
    Ted a'Beckett, Australian cricketer and lawyer (d. 1989)  
  • 1953
    Hulk Hogan, American wrestler and actor  
  • 1975
    Davey von Bohlen, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Cap'n Jazz, The Promise Ring, Maritime, and Vermont)  
  • 1982
    Wilko Risser, Namibian footballer  

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August 12

  • 1644
    Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Bohemian-Austrian violinist and composer (d. 1704)
  • 1899
    Ben Sealey, Trinidadian cricketer (d. 1963)
  • 1929
    Buck Owens, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Buckaroos) (d. 2006)  
  • 1961
    Mark Priest, New Zealand cricketer  
  • 1971
    Michael Ian Black, American comedian, actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  

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August 13

  • 1952
    Gary Gibbs, American football player and coach  
  • 1960
    Ivar Stukolkin, Estonian swimmer  
  • 1961
    Tomasz Starzewski, English fashion designer  
  • 1971
    Adam Housley, American baseball player and journalist  
  • 1979
    Román Colón, Dominican baseball player  

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August 14

  • 1840
    Richard von Krafft-Ebing, German-Austrian psychologist and author (d. 1902)
  • 1924
    Georges Prêtre, French conductor  
  • 1962
    Mark Gubicza, American baseball player and sportscaster  
  • 1979
    Yōichirō Morikawa, Japanese actor, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1990
    Naz Aydemir, Turkish volleyball player  

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August 15

  • 1916
    Aleks Çaçi, Albanian journalist and author (d. 1989)  
  • 1961
    Suhasini Maniratnam, Indian actress and screenwriter  
  • 1970
    Maya Soetoro-Ng, Indonesian-American academic  
  • 1972
    Jennifer Alexander, Canadian ballerina (d. 2007)  
  • 1990
    Danny Verbeek, Dutch footballer  

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August 16

  • 1930
    Tony Trabert, American tennis player and sportscaster  
  • 1933
    Julie Newmar, American actress, singer, and dancer  
  • 1934
    Dave Thomas, English-Welsh golfer and architect (d. 2013)  
  • 1935
    Andreas Stamatiadis, Greek footballer and coach  
  • 1946
    Masoud Barzani, Iranian-Kurdish politician, President of Iraqi Kurdistan  

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August 17

  • 1794
    Prince Alexander of Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst (d. 1849)
  • 1942
    Shane Porteous, Australian actor, animator, and screenwriter  
  • 1951
    Richard Hunt, American puppeteer and actor (d. 1992)  
  • 1977
    Nathan Deakes, Australian race walker  
  • 1981
    Kristin Adams, American singer and television host  

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August 18

  • 1920
    Godfrey Evans, English cricketer (d. 1999)  
  • 1934
    Gulzar, Indian director, producer, and songwriter  
  • 1964
    Craig Bierko, American actor and singer  
  • 1985
    Inge Dekker, Dutch swimmer  
  • 1989
    Nikki Bacolod, Filipino singer and actress  

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August 19

  • 1646
    John Flamsteed, English astronomer and academic (d. 1719)
  • 1913
    Richard Simmons, American actor (d. 2003)  
  • 1969
    Kazuyoshi Tatsunami, Japanese baseball player and coach  
  • 1974
    Zubayr Al-Rimi, Saudi Arabian terrorist (d. 2003)  
  • 1986
    Christina Perri, American singer-songwriter  

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August 20

  • 1833
    Benjamin Harrison, American general, lawyer, and politician, 23rd President of the United States (d. 1901)
  • 1898
    Vilhelm Moberg, Swedish historian, journalist, author, and playwright (d. 1973)
  • 1938
    Alain Vivien, French politician  
  • 1973
    Scott Goodman, Australian swimmer  
  • 1986
    Damien Gaudin, French cyclist  

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August 21

  • 1535
    Shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese general (d. 1619)
  • 1891
    Emiliano Mercado del Toro, Puerto Rican soldier (d. 2007)
  • 1916
    Bill Lee, American actor and singer (d. 1980)  
  • 1936
    Radish Tordia, Georgian painter and educator  
  • 1980
    Jasmin Wöhr, German tennis player  

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August 22

  • 1920
    Denton Cooley, American soldier and surgeon  
  • 1926
    Ümit Yaşar Oğuzcan, Turkish poet and author (d. 1984)  
  • 1955
    Chiranjeevi, Indian actor, producer, and politician  
  • 1966
    GZA, American rapper and producer (Wu-Tang Clan)  
  • 1984
    Lawrence Quaye, Ghanaian-Qatari footballer  

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August 23

  • 1905
    Constant Lambert, English composer and conductor (d. 1951)  
  • 1956
    Skipp Sudduth, American actor and director  
  • 1975
    Sean Marks, New Zealand-American basketball player and manager  
  • 1980
    Denny Bautista, Dominican baseball player  
  • 1988
    Olga Govortsova, Belarusian tennis player  

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August 24

  • 1635
    Peder Griffenfeld, Danish lawyer and politician (d. 1699)
  • 1851
    Tom Kendall, Australian cricketer and journalist (d. 1924)
  • 1921
    Sam Tingle, English-Zimbabwean race car driver (d. 2008)  
  • 1950
    Tim D. White, American paleoanthropologist and academic  
  • 1954
    Heini Otto, Dutch footballer, coach, and manager  

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August 25

  • 1919
    George Wallace, American sergeant, lawyer, and politician, 45th Governor of Alabama (d. 1998)  
  • 1952
    Ann Abraham, English public servant  
  • 1963
    Shock G, American rapper and producer (Digital Underground)  
  • 1964
    Maxim Kontsevich, Russian-American mathematician and academic  
  • 1981
    Clare Oliver, Australian activist (d. 2007)  

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August 26

  • 1901
    Hans Kammler, German SS officer and engineer (d. 1945)  
  • 1904
    Joe Hulme, English footballer and cricketer (d. 1991)  
  • 1957
    Rick Hansen, Canadian wheelchair and philanthropist  
  • 1964
    Allegra Huston, English-American author and screenwriter  
  • 1964
    Mehriban Aliyeva, Azerbaijani wife of Ilham Aliyev  

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August 27

  • 1865
    Charles G. Dawes, American general and politician, 30th Vice President of the United States, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1951)
  • 1940
    Sonny Sharrock, American guitarist (Last Exit) (d. 1994)  
  • 1958
    Stalking Cat, American body modifier (d. 2012)  
  • 1959
    Gerhard Berger, Austrian race car driver  
  • 1972
    Denise Lewis, English heptathlete  

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August 28

  • 1694
    Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1715)
  • 1950
    Tony Husband, English cartoonist  
  • 1981
    Matt Alrich, American lacrosse player  
  • 1986
    Jeff Green, American basketball player  
  • 1987
    Caleb Moore, American snowmobile racer (d. 2013)  

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August 29

  • 1916
    George Montgomery, American actor, stuntman, director, and producer (d. 2000)  
  • 1924
    María Dolores Pradera, Spanish singer and actress  
  • 1931
    Lise Payette, Canadian journalist and politician  
  • 1977
    Aaron Rowand, American baseball player and sportscaster  
  • 1980
    William Levy, Cuban-American model and actor  

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August 30

  • 1917
    Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich of Russia (d. 1992)  
  • 1925
    Laurent de Brunhoff, French author and illustrator  
  • 1926
    Daryl Gates, American police officer, created the D.A.R.E. Program (d. 2010)  
  • 1971
    Julian Smith, Scottish politician  
  • 1985
    Holly Weston, English actress  

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August 31

  • 1916
    Daniel Schorr, American journalist and author (d. 2010)  
  • 1935
    Bryan Organ, English painter  
  • 1980
    Joe Budden, American rapper (Slaughterhouse)  
  • 1984
    Ryan Kesler, American ice hockey player  
  • 1987
    Ondřej Pavelec, Czech ice hockey player  

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