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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

  • 1770
    William Clark, American soldier, explorer, and politician, 4th Governor of Missouri Territory (d. 1838)
  • 1940
    Henry Silverman, American businessman, founded the Cendant Corporation  
  • 1945
    Douglas Osheroff, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1957
    Taylor Negron, American actor and screenwriter (d. 2015)  
  • 1978
    Chris Iwelumo, Scottish footballer  

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August 2

  • 1898
    Ernő Nagy, Hungarian fencer (d. 1977)
  • 1931
    Pierre DuMaine, American bishop and academic  
  • 1940
    Beko Ransome-Kuti, Nigerian physician and activist (d. 2006)  
  • 1943
    Jon R. Cavaiani, English-American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2014)  
  • 1946
    James Howe, American journalist and author  

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August 3

  • 1817
    Archduke Albrecht, Duke of Teschen (d. 1895)
  • 1895
    Neva Morris, American super-centenarian (d. 2010)
  • 1934
    Jonas Savimbi, Angolan general, founded UNITA (d. 2002)  
  • 1955
    Corey Burton, American voice actor  
  • 1956
    Kirk Brandon, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Theatre of Hate, Spear of Destiny, and Dead Men Walking)  

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August 4

  • 1940
    Larry Knechtel, American bass player and pianist (Bread and The Wrecking Crew) (d. 2009)  
  • 1942
    Cleon Jones, American baseball player  
  • 1953
    Joanie Spina, American magician, dancer, and choreographer (d. 2014)  
  • 1957
    Brooks D. Simpson, American historian and author  
  • 1995
    Bruna Marquezine, Brazilian actress  

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August 5

  • 1880
    Ruth Sawyer, American author and educator (d. 1970)
  • 1957
    David Gill, English businessman  
  • 1961
    Roly Keating, English businessman  
  • 1972
    Christian Olde Wolbers, Belgian-American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Fear Factory, Beowülf, Arkaea, and Kush)  
  • 1985
    Laurent Ciman, Belgian footballer  

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August 6

  • 1504
    Matthew Parker, English archbishop (d. 1575)
  • 1826
    Thomas Alexander Browne, English-Australian author (d. 1915)
  • 1946
    Masaaki Sakai, Japanese actor and singer (The Spiders)  
  • 1951
    Catherine Hicks, American actress  
  • 1979
    Travis Reed, American basketball player  

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August 7

  • 1913
    George Van Eps, American guitarist (d. 1998)  
  • 1942
    Carlos Monzón, Argentinian boxer and actor (d. 1995)  
  • 1955
    Greg Nickels, American lawyer and politician, 51st Mayor of Seattle  
  • 1968
    Big Mello, American rapper (Screwed Up Click) (d. 2002)  
  • 1975
    Ray Hill, American football player (d. 2015)  

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August 8

  • 1931
    Roger Penrose, English physicist, mathematician, and philosopher  
  • 1934
    Keith Barron, English actor  
  • 1938
    Jacques Hétu, Canadian composer and educator (d. 2010)  
  • 1948
    Susan Himmelweit, English economist and academic  
  • 1953
    Nigel Mansell, English race car driver  

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August 9

  • 1943
    Ken Norton, American boxer and actor (d. 2013)  
  • 1968
    Eric Bana, Australian actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1974
    Matt Morris, American baseball player  
  • 1986
    Michael Lerchl, German footballer  
  • 1990
    Bill Skarsgård, Swedish actor  

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August 10

  • 1880
    Robert L. Thornton, American businessman and politician, Mayor of Dallas (d. 1964)
  • 1947
    Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysian academic and politician, 7th Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia  
  • 1961
    Jon Farriss, Australian drummer, songwriter, and producer (INXS)  
  • 1987
    Ari Boyland, New Zealand actor and singer  
  • 1996
    Jacob Latimore, American singer, actor, and dancer  

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August 11

  • 1940
    Lennie Pond, American race car driver  
  • 1950
    Erik Brann, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2003)  
  • 1975
    Kishou Taniyama, Japanese voice actor and singer (Granrodeo)  
  • 1976
    Tõnis Kalde, Estonian footballer  
  • 1983
    Chris Hemsworth, Australian actor  

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August 12

  • 1877
    Albert Bartha, Hungarian general and politician, Hungarian Minister of Defence (d. 1960)
  • 1932
    Sirikit, Thai wife of Bhumibol Adulyadej  
  • 1960
    Greg Thomas, Welsh-English cricketer  
  • 1970
    Hidetaka Yoshioka, Japanese actor  
  • 1984
    Martin Goeres, German actor and stuntman  

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August 13

  • 1625
    Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698)
  • 1906
    Art Shires, American baseball player and boxer (d. 1967)  
  • 1945
    Robin Jackman, Indian-English cricketer and sportscaster  
  • 1984
    Alona Bondarenko, Ukrainian tennis player  
  • 1986
    Demetrious Johnson, American mixed martial artist  

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August 14

  • 1851
    Doc Holliday, American dentist and poker player (d. 1887)
  • 1876
    Alexander I of Serbia (d. 1903)
  • 1930
    Liz Fraser, English actress  
  • 1941
    Connie Smith, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1983
    Elena Baltacha, Ukrainian-Scottish tennis player (d. 2014)  

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August 15

  • 1613
    Gilles Ménage, French lawyer, philologist, and scholar (d. 1692)
  • 1885
    Edna Ferber, American author and playwright (d. 1968)
  • 1915
    Signe Hasso, Swedish-American actress (d. 2002)  
  • 1949
    Mark B. Rosenberg, American political scientist and academic  
  • 1986
    Natalia Kills, English singer-songwriter and actress  

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August 16

  • 1821
    Arthur Cayley, English mathematician and academic (d. 1895)
  • 1917
    Roque Cordero, Panamanian composer and educator (d. 2008)  
  • 1928
    Ann Blyth, American actress and singer  
  • 1932
    Nawwaf bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Saudi Arabian prince (d. 2015)  
  • 1957
    Laura Innes, American actress and director  

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August 17

  • 1794
    Prince Alexander of Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst (d. 1849)
  • 1927
    Sam Butera, American saxophonist and bandleader (d. 2009)  
  • 1941
    Jean Pierre Lefebvre, Canadian director and screenwriter  
  • 1947
    Jennifer Rhodes, American actress  
  • 1977
    William Gallas, French footballer  

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August 18

  • 1792
    John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1878)
  • 1945
    Värner Lootsmann, Estonian lawyer and politician  
  • 1962
    Geoff Courtnall, Canadian ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1983
    Mika, Lebanese-English singer-songwriter and pianist  
  • 1987
    Siri Tollerød, Norwegian model  

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August 19

  • 1903
    Lewis Sargent, American actor (d. 1970)  
  • 1944
    Bodil Malmsten, Swedish author and poet  
  • 1954
    Oscar Larrauri, Argentinian race car driver  
  • 1980
    Darius Campbell, Scottish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor  
  • 1997
    Joseph Castanon American actor and singer  

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August 20

  • 1847
    Andrew Greenwood, English cricketer (d. 1889)
  • 1948
    Robert Plant, English singer-songwriter (Led Zeppelin, Band of Joy, The Honeydrippers, and Page and Plant)  
  • 1970
    John D. Carmack, American game programmer, co-founded Id Software  
  • 1974
    Szabolcs Sáfár, Hungarian footballer and coach  
  • 1979
    Sarah Borwell, English tennis player  

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August 21

  • 1892
    Charles Vanel, French actor and director (d. 1989)
  • 1936
    Wilt Chamberlain, American basketball player and coach (d. 1999)  
  • 1943
    Jonathan Schell, American journalist and author (d. 2014)  
  • 1968
    Goran Ćurko, Serbian footballer  
  • 1984
    Melissa Schuman, American singer-songwriter, actress, an dancer (Dream)  

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August 22

  • 1902
    Edward Rowe Snow, American historian and author (d. 1982)  
  • 1934
    Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr., American general and engineer (d. 2012)  
  • 1948
    David Marks, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Beach Boys and Delaney & Bonnie)  
  • 1968
    Paul Colman, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Newsboys and Paul Colman Trio)  
  • 1987
    Leonardo Moracci, Italian footballer  

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August 23

  • 1932
    Houari Boumediene, Algerian colonel and politician, 2nd President of Algeria (d. 1978)  
  • 1953
    Kheira Bouziane, French politician  
  • 1964
    Kong Hee, Singaporean pastor, founded the City Harvest Church  
  • 1988
    Olga Govortsova, Belarusian tennis player  
  • 1991
    Isabella Tobias, American-Lithuanian ice dancer  

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August 24

  • 1750
    Letizia Ramolino, French wife of Carlo Buonaparte (d. 1836)
  • 1921
    Sam Tingle, English-Zimbabwean race car driver (d. 2008)  
  • 1961
    Ingrid Berghmans, Belgian martial artist  
  • 1976
    Nordin Wooter, Surinamese-Dutch footballer  
  • 1990
    Anna-Liisa Põld, Estonian-American swimmer  

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August 25

  • 1893
    Henry Trendley Dean, American dentist (d. 1962)
  • 1905
    Faustina Kowalska, Polish nun and saint (d. 1938)  
  • 1931
    Hal Fishman, American journalist and actor (d. 2007)  
  • 1979
    Marlon Harewood, English footballer  
  • 1987
    Blake Lively, American model and actress  

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August 26

  • 1956
    Mark Mangino, American football player and coach  
  • 1973
    Richard Evatt, English boxer (d. 2012)  
  • 1981
    Andreas Glyniadakis, Greek basketball player  
  • 1983
    Félix Porteiro, Spanish race car driver  
  • 1991
    Jessica Diggins, American skier  

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August 27

  • 1890
    Man Ray, American-French photographer and painter (d. 1976)
  • 1899
    C. S. Forester, Egyptian-English author and educator (d. 1966)
  • 1943
    Chuck Girard, American singer-songwriter and pianist (Love Song and The Castells)  
  • 1958
    Tom Lanoye, Belgian author, poet, and playwright  
  • 1972
    Jaap-Derk Buma, Dutch field hockey player  

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August 28

  • 1728
    John Stark, American general (d. 1822)
  • 1887
    István Kühár, Slovenian priest and politician (d. 1922)
  • 1913
    Robertson Davies, Canadian journalist, author, and playwright (d. 1995)  
  • 1939
    John Kingman, English mathematician and academic  
  • 1947
    Liza Wang, Hong Kong actress and singer  

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August 29

  • 1810
    Juan Bautista Alberdi, Argentinian theorist and diplomat (d. 1884)
  • 1931
    Stelios Kazantzidis, Greek singer and guitarist (d. 2001)  
  • 1946
    Demetris Christofias, Cypriot businessman and politician, 6th President of Cyprus  
  • 1946
    Francine D. Blau, American economist and academic  
  • 1955
    Frank Hoste, Belgian cyclist  

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August 30

  • 1850
    Marcelo H. del Pilar, Filipino journalist and lawyer (d. 1896)
  • 1870
    Grand Duchess Alexandra Georgievna of Russia (d. 1891)
  • 1963
    Michael Chiklis, American actor, director, and producer  
  • 1988
    Michael Cavanaugh, American gamer  
  • 1991
    Liam Cooper, Scottish footballer  

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August 31

  • 1602
    Amalia of Solms-Braunfels (d. 1675)
  • 1964
    Ramón Arellano Félix, Mexican drug trafficker (d. 2002)  
  • 1967
    Anita Moen, Norwegian skier  
  • 1977
    Ian Harte, Irish footballer  
  • 1979
    Mark Johnston, Canadian swimmer  

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