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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.

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

  • 1920
    Jeffrey Segal, English actor (d.2015)  
  • 1929
    Hafizullah Amin, Afghan educator and politician, Afghan Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1979)  
  • 1962
    Cesar Montano, Filipino actor and director  
  • 1971
    İdil Üner, German-Turkish actress and singer  
  • 1980
    Esteban Paredes, Chilean footballer  

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August 2

  • 1911
    Ann Dvorak, American actress (d. 1979)  
  • 1914
    Big Walter Price, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 2012)  
  • 1962
    Billy Kilson, American drummer  
  • 1980
    Nadia Bjorlin, American actress and singer  
  • 1980
    Uğur Rıfat Karlova, Turkish comedian and actor  

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August 3

  • 1887
    Rupert Brooke, English-Greek soldier and poet (d. 1915)
  • 1924
    Leon Uris, American soldier and author (d. 2003)  
  • 1972
    Erika Marozsán, Hungarian actress  
  • 1973
    Nikos Dabizas, Greek footballer  
  • 1994
    Esther Earl, American activist and blogger (d. 2010)  

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August 4

  • 1859
    Knut Hamsun, Norwegian author, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1952)
  • 1884
    Henri Cornet, French cyclist (d. 1941)
  • 1910
    Anita Page, American actress and singer (d. 2008)  
  • 1954
    Anatoliy Kinakh, Ukrainian engineer and politician, 11th Prime Minister of Ukraine  
  • 1975
    Nikos Liberopoulos, Greek footballer  

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August 5

  • 1890
    Erich Kleiber, Austrian conductor and director (d. 1956)
  • 1950
    Mahendra Karma, Indian lawyer and politician (d. 2013)  
  • 1957
    Faith Prince, American actress and singer  
  • 1973
    Justin Marshall, New Zealand rugby player and sportscaster  
  • 1976
    Kwon Sang-woo, South Korean actor  

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August 6

  • 1911
    Norman Gordon, South African cricketer (d. 2014)  
  • 1943
    Jon Postel, American computer scientist and academic (d. 1998)  
  • 1951
    Catherine Hicks, American actress  
  • 1974
    Alvin Williams, American basketball player and coach  
  • 1976
    Melissa George, Australian-American actress  

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August 7

  • 1734
    Duchess Maria Anna Josepha of Bavaria (d. 1776)
  • 1961
    Brian Conley, English actor and singer  
  • 1961
    Walter Swinburn, English jockey and trainer  
  • 1979
    Jason Ruta, Canadian actor  
  • 1987
    Mimi Paley, American actress  

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August 8

  • 1605
    Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, English lawyer and politician, Governor of Newfoundland (d. 1675)
  • 1879
    Bob Smith, American physician and surgeon, co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous (d. 1950)
  • 1955
    Michael Roe, Irish race car driver  
  • 1961
    The Edge, English-Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist (U2)  
  • 1981
    Kaori Iida, Japanese singer and actress (Morning Musume, Tanpopo, and Dream Morning Musume)  

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August 9

  • 1872
    Archduke Joseph August of Austria (d. 1962)
  • 1902
    Zino Francescatti, French violinist (d. 1991)  
  • 1959
    Michael Kors, American fashion designer  
  • 1962
    John "Hot Rod" Williams, American basketball player  
  • 1987
    Marco Carmona, Mexican illustrator and animator  

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August 10

  • 1913
    Kalevi Kotkas, Estonian-Finnish high jumper and discus thrower (d. 1983)  
  • 1958
    Rosie Winterton, English nurse and politician, Shadow Leader of the House of Commons  
  • 1960
    Kenny Perry, American golfer  
  • 1967
    Mart Sander, Estonian actor, singer, director, and author  
  • 1998
    Diptayan Ghosh, Indian chess player  

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August 11

  • 1885
    Stephen Butterworth, English physicist and engineer (d. 1958)
  • 1971
    Tommy Mooney, English footballer  
  • 1974
    Anju Jain, Indian cricketer and coach  
  • 1978
    Hannes Kaasik, Estonian footballer and referee  
  • 1987
    Dany N'Guessan, French footballer  

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August 12

  • 1876
    Mary Roberts Rinehart, American author and playwright (d. 1958)
  • 1911
    Cantinflas, Mexican actor, screenwriter, and producer (d. 1993)  
  • 1925
    Guillermo Cano Isaza, Colombian journalist (d. 1986)  
  • 1956
    Sidath Wettimuny, Sri Lankan cricketer  
  • 1986
    Elise Avellan, Venezuelan actress  

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August 13

  • 1921
    Jimmy McCracklin, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 2012)  
  • 1958
    Feargal Sharkey, Irish singer (The Undertones)  
  • 1968
    Tal Bachman, Canadian singer-songwriter  
  • 1975
    James Carpinello, American actor and producer  
  • 1989
    Israel Jiménez, Mexican footballer  

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August 14

  • 1941
    Connie Smith, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1961
    Buddy Landel, American wrestler and trainer (d. 2015)  
  • 1973
    Kieren Perkins, Australian swimmer and journalist  
  • 1980
    Aydın Toscalı, Turkish footballer  
  • 1983
    Elena Baltacha, Ukrainian-Scottish tennis player (d. 2014)  

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August 15

  • 1896
    Paul Outerbridge, American photographer and educator (d. 1958)
  • 1900
    Jack Tworkov, Polish-American painter and educator (d. 1982)
  • 1922
    Sabino Barinaga, Spanish footballer and manager (d. 1988)  
  • 1938
    Janusz Zajdel, Polish engineer and author  
  • 1994
    Kosuke Hagino, Japanese swimmer  

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August 16

  • 1922
    James Casey, English comedian, radio scriptwriter and producer (d. 2011)  
  • 1934
    Donnie Dunagan, American actor and soldier  
  • 1937
    David Behrman, American composer and producer  
  • 1958
    Madonna, American singer-songwriter, producer, actress, and director  
  • 1973
    Damian Jackson, American baseball player  

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August 17

  • 1951
    Richard Hunt, American puppeteer and actor (d. 1992)  
  • 1960
    Sean Penn, American actor and director  
  • 1966
    Don Sweeney, Canadian ice hockey player and manager  
  • 1980
    Lene Marlin, Norwegian singer-songwriter  
  • 1986
    Tyrus Thomas, American basketball player  

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August 18

  • 1720
    Laurence Shirley, 4th Earl Ferrers, English politician (d. 1760)
  • 1903
    Charlotte Klamroth, German super-centenarian (d. 2015)  
  • 1964
    Kenny Walker, American basketball player and sportscaster  
  • 1978
    Andy Samberg, American actor, screenwriter, and rapper (The Lonely Island)  
  • 1985
    Bryan Ruiz, Costa Rican footballer  

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August 19

  • 1621
    Gerbrand van den Eeckhout, Dutch painter, etcher, and poet (d. 1674)
  • 1711
    Edward Boscawen, English admiral and politician (d. 1761)
  • 1904
    Maurice Wilks, English engineer and businessman (d. 1963)  
  • 1968
    Nikolaos Kaklamanakis, Greek sailor and windsurfer  
  • 1974
    Anja Knippel, German runner  

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August 20

  • 1939
    Fernando Poe, Jr., Filipino actor and politician (d. 2004)  
  • 1972
    Anna Umemiya, Japanese model and actress  
  • 1975
    Mac Tonnies, American author and blogger (d. 2009)  
  • 1988
    Jerryd Bayless, American basketball player  
  • 1995
    Liana Liberato, American actress  

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August 21

  • 1840
    Ferdinand Hamer, Dutch bishop and missionary (d. 1900)
  • 1924
    Chris Schenkel, American sportscaster (d. 2005)  
  • 1937
    Donald Dewar, Scottish lawyer and politician, 1st First Minister of Scotland (d. 2000)  
  • 1970
    Erik Dekker, Dutch cyclist and manager  
  • 1980
    Burney Lamar, American race car driver  

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August 22

  • 1934
    Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr., American general and engineer (d. 2012)  
  • 1953
    Paul Ellering, American weightlifter, wrestler, and manager  
  • 1966
    Rob Witschge, Dutch footballer and manager  
  • 1972
    Paul Doucette, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and drummer (Matchbox Twenty, The Break and Repair Method, and Tabitha's Secret)  
  • 1983
    Theo Bos, Dutch cyclist  

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August 23

  • 1524
    François Hotman, French lawyer and jurist (d. 1590)
  • 1924
    Ephraim Kishon, Israeli author, screenwriter, and director (d. 2005)  
  • 1933
    Robert Curl, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1979
    Jessica Bibby, Australian basketball player  
  • 1983
    Marianne Steinbrecher, German-Brazilian volleyball player  

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August 24

  • 1899
    Jorge Luis Borges, Argentinian-Swiss author, poet, and critic (d. 1986)
  • 1916
    Hal Smith, American actor and singer (d. 1994)  
  • 1942
    Max Cleland, American captain and politician, 23rd Secretary of State of Georgia  
  • 1951
    Orson Scott Card, American author and critic  
  • 1957
    Stephen Fry, English actor, journalist, producer, and screenwriter  

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August 25

  • 1850
    Charles Richet, French physiologist and occultist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1935)
  • 1969
    Olga Konkova, Norwegian-Russian pianist and composer  
  • 1977
    Jonathan Togo, American actor  
  • 1981
    Jan-Berrie Burger, Namibian cricketer  
  • 1987
    James Wesolowski, Australian footballer  

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August 26

  • 1958
    Jan Nevens, Belgian cyclist  
  • 1964
    Peter Bromby, Bermudian sailor  
  • 1964
    Zadok Malka, Israeli footballer and manager  
  • 1966
    Shirley Manson, Scottish singer-songwriter, and actress (Garbage, Angelfish, and Goodbye Mr. Mackenzie)  
  • 1988
    Princess Maria Laura of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este  

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August 27

  • 1886
    Eric Coates, English viola player and composer (d. 1957)
  • 1913
    Nina Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg, Russian-German wife of Claus von Stauffenberg (d. 2006)  
  • 1932
    Antonia Fraser, English historian and author  
  • 1953
    Peter Stormare, Swedish actor, director, and playwright  
  • 1977
    Mase, American rapper and producer  

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August 28

  • 1921
    John Herbert Chapman, Canadian physicist and engineer (d. 1979)  
  • 1942
    Jorge Urosa, Venezuelan cardinal  
  • 1973
    Kirby Morrow, Canadian actor  
  • 1975
    Gareth Farrelly, Irish footballer and manager  
  • 1986
    Sarah Christophers, Australian-Filipino actress  

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August 29

  • 1777
    Hyacinth, Russian religious leader, founded Sinology (d. 1853)
  • 1957
    Jerry D. Bailey, American jockey and sportscaster  
  • 1976
    Pablo Mastroeni, Argentinian-American soccer player and manager  
  • 1990
    Nicole Gale Anderson, American actress  
  • 1994
    Courtney Stodden, American model and singer  

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August 30

  • 1912
    Edward Mills Purcell, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1997)  
  • 1933
    Don Getty, Canadian football player and politician, 11th Premier of Alberta  
  • 1954
    Alexander Lukashenko, Belarusian marshal and politician, 1st President of Belarus  
  • 1954
    David Paymer, American actor and director  
  • 1962
    Craig Whittaker, English businessman and politician  

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August 31

  • 1897
    Fredric March, American lieutenant, actor, and singer (d. 1975)
  • 1920
    Gustavo Adolfo Palma, Guatemalan tenor and actor (d. 2010)  
  • 1935
    Eldridge Cleaver, American activist and author (d. 1998)  
  • 1947
    Somchai Wongsawat, Thai lawyer and politician, 26th Prime Minister of Thailand  
  • 1975
    Sara Ramirez, Mexican-American actress and singer  

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