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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

  • 1910
    Walter Scharf, American pianist and composer (d. 2003)  
  • 1933
    Dom DeLuise, American actor, singer, director, and producer (d. 2009)  
  • 1959
    Joe Elliott, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Def Leppard, Atomic Mass, and Down 'n' Outz)  
  • 1966
    George Ducas, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1968
    Shigetoshi Hasegawa, Japanese baseball player and sportscaster  

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August 2

  • 1931
    Viliam Schrojf, Czech footballer (d. 2007)  
  • 1935
    Amidou, Moroccan-French actor (d. 2013)  
  • 1943
    Julia Foster, English actress  
  • 1963
    Laura Bennett, American architect and fashion designer  
  • 1980
    Ivica Banović, Croatian footballer  

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August 3

  • 1918
    Larry Haines, American actor (d. 2008)  
  • 1933
    Pat Crawford, Australian cricketer (d. 2009)  
  • 1963
    Isaiah Washington, American actor and producer  
  • 1968
    Rod Beck, American baseball player (d. 2007)  
  • 1970
    Masahiro Sakurai, Japanese video game designer, created ''Super Smash Bros.'' and ''Kirby''  

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August 4

  • 1844
    Henri Berger, German composer and bandleader (d. 1929)
  • 1944
    Doudou Ndoye, Senegalese lawyer and politician  
  • 1951
    Peter Goodfellow, English geneticist and academic  
  • 1955
    Billy Bob Thornton, American actor, singer, director, and screenwriter (The Boxmasters)  
  • 1967
    Tom Anderson, American radio host and politician  

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August 5

  • 1887
    Reginald Owen, English-American actor and singer (d. 1972)
  • 1941
    Bob Clark, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2007)  
  • 1968
    Funkmaster Flex, American rapper, producer, and radio host  
  • 1981
    Kō Shibasaki, Japanese singer and actress  
  • 1988
    Eddie Nolan, Irish footballer  

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August 6

  • 1889
    John Middleton Murry, English poet and author (d. 1957)
  • 1916
    Richard Hofstadter, American historian and academic (d. 1970)  
  • 1932
    Howard Hodgkin, English painter  
  • 1968
    Jack de Gier, Dutch footballer  
  • 1974
    Bobby Petta, Dutch footballer  

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August 7

  • 1955
    Diane Downs, American murderer  
  • 1962
    Bruno Pelletier, Canadian singer and actor  
  • 1966
    Shobna Gulati, English actress and dancer  
  • 1971
    Dominic Cork, England cricketer and sportscaster  
  • 1974
    Michael Shannon, American actor  

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August 8

  • 1944
    Simon Taylor, English journalist and author  
  • 1963
    Stephen Walkom, Canadian ice hockey player, referee, and manager  
  • 1968
    Abey Kuruvilla, Indian cricketer and coach  
  • 1969
    Faye Wong, Chinese singer-songwriter and actress  
  • 1980
    Jack Cassel, American baseball player  

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August 9

  • 1797
    Charles Robert Malden, English lieutenant and surveyor (d. 1855)
  • 1874
    Reynaldo Hahn, Venezuelan composer and conductor (d. 1947)
  • 1909
    Vinayaka Krishna Gokak, Indian scholar, author, and academic (d. 1992)  
  • 1932
    Tam Dalyell, Scottish academic and politician  
  • 1939
    Bulle Ogier, French actress and screenwriter  

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August 10

  • 1926
    Marie-Claire Alain, French organist and educator (d. 2013)  
  • 1967
    Philippe Albert, Belgian footballer and sportscaster  
  • 1974
    Haifaa al-Mansour, Saudi Arabian director and producer  
  • 1981
    Yaani King, American actress  
  • 1990
    Cruze Ah-Nau, Australian rugby player  

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August 11

  • 1909
    Yūji Koseki, Japanese composer (d. 1989)  
  • 1930
    Paul Soles, Canadian actor and producer  
  • 1942
    Mike Hugg, English drummer and keyboard player (Manfred Mann and The Manfreds)  
  • 1950
    Elya Baskin, Latvian-American actor  
  • 1954
    Yashpal Sharma, Indian cricketer and umpire  

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August 12

  • 1773
    Karl Faber, Prussian historian and academic (d. 1853)
  • 1941
    Deborah Walley, American actress and singer (d. 2001)  
  • 1941
    L. M. Kit Carson, American actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)  
  • 1954
    Sam J. Jones, American actor  
  • 1960
    Greg Thomas, Welsh-English cricketer  

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August 13

  • 1752
    Maria Carolina of Austria (d. 1814)
  • 1889
    Camillien Houde, Canadian lawyer and politician, 34th Mayor of Montreal (d. 1958)
  • 1967
    Quinn Cummings, American actress  
  • 1974
    Scott MacRae, American baseball player and coach  
  • 1980
    Murtz Jaffer, Canadian journalist  

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August 14

  • 1940
    Alexei Panshin, American author  
  • 1950
    Gary Larson, American cartoonist  
  • 1963
    Emmanuelle Béart, French actress and singer  
  • 1981
    Kofi Kingston, Ghanaian-American wrestler  
  • 1984
    Giorgio Chiellini, Italian footballer  

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August 15

  • 1860
    Florence Harding, American publisher, 31st First Lady of the United States (d. 1924)
  • 1917
    Jack Lynch, Irish footballer and politician, 5th Taoiseach of Ireland (d. 1999)  
  • 1985
    Leah Hackett, English actress  
  • 1986
    Natalia Kills, English singer-songwriter and actress  
  • 1987
    Ryan D'Imperio, American football player  

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August 16

  • 1842
    Jakob Rosanes, Ukrainian-German mathematician, chess player, and academic (d. 1922)
  • 1917
    Matt Christopher, American author (d. 1997)  
  • 1929
    Fritz Von Erich, American wrestler and trainer (d. 1997)  
  • 1958
    Oscar Collodo, Swiss-Italian rugby player and coach  
  • 1980
    Piet Rooijakkers, Dutch cyclist  

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August 17

  • 1840
    Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, English poet and activist (d. 1922)
  • 1920
    Maureen O'Hara, Irish-American actress and singer (d. 2015)  
  • 1943
    Dave "Snaker" Ray, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Koerner, Ray & Glover) (d. 2002)  
  • 1957
    Laurence Overmire, American poet, author, and actor  
  • 1988
    Aidan Coleman, Irish jockey  

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August 18

  • 1913
    Romain Maes, Belgian cyclist (d. 1983)  
  • 1935
    Rafer Johnson, American decathlete and actor  
  • 1986
    Ross McCormack, Scottish footballer  
  • 1987
    Zuzana Jandová, Czech model, Miss Czech Republic 2008  
  • 1999
    Talia Castellano, American blogger (d. 2013)  

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August 19

  • 1915
    Ring Lardner, Jr., American journalist and screenwriter (d. 2000)  
  • 1933
    Debra Paget, American actress and singer  
  • 1945
    Charles Wellesley, 9th Duke of Wellington, English politician  
  • 1982
    J. J. Hardy, American baseball player  
  • 1986
    Saori Kimura, Japanese volleyball player  

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August 20

  • 1973
    Donn Swaby, American actor and screenwriter  
  • 1974
    Santino Rice, American fashion designer and actor  
  • 1983
    Héctor Landazuri, Colombian footballer  
  • 1991
    Cory Joseph, American basketball player  
  • 1992
    Matej Delač, Croatian footballer  

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August 21

  • 1885
    Édouard Fabre, Canadian runner (d. 1939)
  • 1905
    Bipin Gupta, Indian actor and producer (d. 1981)  
  • 1916
    Consuelo Velázquez, Mexican pianist and songwriter (d. 2005)  
  • 1985
    Kevin Nee, American strongman  
  • 1985
    Nicolás Almagro, Spanish tennis player  

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August 22

  • 1968
    Horst Skoff, Austrian tennis player (d. 2008)  
  • 1971
    Richard Armitage, English actor  
  • 1976
    Marius Bezykornovas, Lithuanian footballer  
  • 1977
    Keren Cytter, Israeli author and director  
  • 1978
    Ioannis Gagaloudis, Greek basketball player  

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August 23

  • 1922
    George Kell, American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2009)  
  • 1944
    Saira Banu, Indian actress  
  • 1947
    Rex Allen, Jr., American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1951
    Queen Noor of Jordan  
  • 1958
    Julio Franco, Dominican baseball player and manager  

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August 24

  • 1884
    Earl Derr Biggers, American author and playwright (d. 1933)
  • 1932
    Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, English cardinal  
  • 1973
    Carmine Giovinazzo, American actor and singer  
  • 1979
    Michael Redd, American basketball player  
  • 1986
    Joseph Akpala, Nigerian footballer  

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August 25

  • 1898
    Helmut Hasse, German mathematician and academic (d. 1975)
  • 1916
    Saburō Sakai, Japanese lieutenant and pilot (d. 2000)  
  • 1933
    Patrick F. McManus, American journalist and author  
  • 1966
    Tracy-Ann Oberman, English actress and screenwriter  
  • 1968
    Stuart Murdoch, Scottish singer-songwriter (Belle and Sebastian)  

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August 26

  • 1927
    B. V. Doshi, Indian architect and academic, designed the Amdavad ni Gufa  
  • 1928
    Yvette Vickers, American model, actress, and singer (d. 2010)  
  • 1963
    Stephen J. Dubner, American journalist and author  
  • 1977
    Dominic Treadwell-Collins, English television producer  
  • 1988
    Princess Maria Laura of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este  

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August 27

  • 1856
    Ivan Franko, Ukrainian author and poet (d. 1916)
  • 1904
    Alar Kotli, Estonian architect (d. 1963)  
  • 1917
    Peanuts Lowrey, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1986)  
  • 1968
    Matthew Ridge, New Zealand rugby player and sportscaster  
  • 1973
    Johan Norberg, Swedish historian and author  

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August 28

  • 1789
    Stéphanie de Beauharnais, French wife of Charles, Grand Duke of Baden (d. 1860)
  • 1953
    Tõnu Kaljuste, Estonian conductor and journalist  
  • 1961
    Kim Appleby, English singer-songwriter and actress (Mel and Kim)  
  • 1973
    J. August Richards, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1981
    Kelly Misa, Filipino model and actress  

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August 29

  • 1927
    Jimmy C. Newman, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2014)  
  • 1931
    Lise Payette, Canadian journalist and politician  
  • 1955
    Jack Lew, American lawyer and politician, 25th White House Chief of Staff  
  • 1973
    Olivier Jacque, French motorcycle racer  
  • 1979
    Ryan Shealy, American baseball player  

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August 30

  • 1850
    Marcelo H. del Pilar, Filipino journalist and lawyer (d. 1896)
  • 1860
    Isaac Levitan, Russian painter and illustrator (d. 1900)
  • 1929
    Ian McNaught-Davis, English mountaineer and television host (d. 2014)  
  • 1986
    Ryan Ross, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Panic! at the Disco and The Young Veins)  
  • 2002
    Raffey Cassidy, English actress  

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August 31

  • 1896
    Brian Edmund Baker, English Air Marshal (d. 1979)
  • 1948
    Lowell Ganz, American screenwriter and producer  
  • 1963
    Reb Beach, American guitarist (Winger, Whitesnake, Night Ranger, and Dokken)  
  • 1982
    Chris Duhon, American basketball player  
  • 1982
    Pepe Reina, Spanish footballer  

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