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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

  • 1916
    Fiorenzo Angelini, Italian cardinal (d. 2014)  
  • 1974
    Marek Galiński, Polish cyclist (d. 2014)  
  • 1978
    Jonathan Wilkes, English singer and actor  
  • 1982
    Ai Tominaga, Japanese model and actress  
  • 1987
    Stan, Greek singer-songwriter  

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August 2

  • 1933
    Ioannis Varvitsiotis, Greek politician, Greek Minister of Defence  
  • 1958
    Arshad Ayub, Indian cricketer and manager  
  • 1960
    Linda Fratianne, American figure skater  
  • 1978
    Kazuki Namioka, Japanese actor  
  • 1991
    Skyler Day, American actress and singer  

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August 3

  • 1905
    Franz König, Austrian cardinal (d. 2004)  
  • 1966
    Eric Esch, American wrestler, boxer, and mixed martial artist  
  • 1971
    Forbes Johnston, Scottish footballer (d. 2007)  
  • 1984
    Carah Faye Charnow, American singer-songwriter (Shiny Toy Guns and Versant)  
  • 1995
    Victoria Kan, Russian tennis player  

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August 4

  • 1929
    Kishore Kumar, Indian singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1987)  
  • 1932
    Frances E. Allen, American computer scientist and academic  
  • 1943
    Vicente Álvarez Areces, Spanish politician, 6th President of the Principality of Asturias  
  • 1978
    Jeremy Adduono, Canadian ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1981
    Abigail Spencer, American actress, producer, and screenwriter  

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August 5

  • 1802
    Niels Henrik Abel, Norwegian mathematician and theorist (d. 1829)
  • 1912
    Abbé Pierre, French priest and humanitarian (d. 2007)  
  • 1947
    France A. Córdova, American astrophysicist and academic  
  • 1965
    Scott William Winters, American actor  
  • 1970
    Leonid Stadnyk, Ukrainian giant (d. 2014)  

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August 6

  • 1877
    Wallace H. White, Jr., American lawyer and politician (d. 1952)
  • 1886
    Edward Ballantine, American composer and academic (d. 1971)
  • 1957
    Bob Horner, American baseball player  
  • 1979
    Francesco Bellotti, Italian cyclist  
  • 1985
    Viktoria Baškite, Estonian chess player  

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August 7

  • 1955
    Gregoris Valtinos, Greek actor and director  
  • 1963
    Harold Perrineau, American actor and producer  
  • 1975
    Ray Hill, American football player (d. 2015)  
  • 1987
    Sidney Crosby, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1996
    Liam James, Canadian actor  

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August 8

  • 1921
    William Asher, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012)  
  • 1922
    Gertrude Himmelfarb, American historian, author, and academic  
  • 1932
    Luis García Meza Tejada, Bolivian general and politician, 68th President of Bolivia  
  • 1971
    Johnny Balentina, Dutch baseball player  
  • 1991
    Nélson Oliveira, Portuguese footballer  

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August 9

  • 1845
    André Bessette, Canadian saint (d. 1937)
  • 1925
    David A. Huffman, American computer scientist, developed Huffman coding (d. 1999)  
  • 1931
    Mário Zagallo, Brazilian footballer and coach  
  • 1959
    Kurtis Blow, American rapper, producer, and actor  
  • 1959
    Toni Servillo, Italian actor and director  

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August 10

  • 1894
    V. V. Giri, Indian lawyer and politician, 4th President of India (d. 1980)
  • 1964
    Aaron Hall, American singer-songwriter (Guy)  
  • 1978
    Claire Yiu, Hong Kong model and actress  
  • 1979
    Ted Geoghegan, American author, screenwriter, and producer  
  • 1984
    Ryan Eggold, American actor and composer  

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August 11

  • 1923
    Stan Chambers, American journalist and actor (d. 2015)  
  • 1925
    Floyd Curry, Canadian ice hockey player and manager (d. 2006)  
  • 1984
    Katie Rees, American model, Miss Nevada USA 2007  
  • 1987
    Alyssa Alano, Filipino actress and singer (Viva Hot Babes)  
  • 1993
    Gita Gutawa, Indonesian singer-songwriter and actress  

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August 12

  • 1696
    Maurice Greene, English organist and composer (d. 1755)
  • 1907
    Benjamin Sheares, Singaporean physician and politician, 2nd President of Singapore (d. 1981)  
  • 1930
    Jacques Tits, Belgian-French mathematician and academic  
  • 1940
    Eddie Barlow, South African cricketer and coach (d. 2005)  
  • 1941
    Réjean Ducharme, Canadian author and playwright  

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August 13

  • 1752
    Maria Carolina of Austria (d. 1814)
  • 1831
    Salomon Jadassohn, German pianist and composer (d. 1902)
  • 1974
    Sam Endicott, American singer-songwriter (The Bravery)  
  • 1975
    Marty Turco, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster  
  • 1980
    Álex González, Spanish actor  

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August 14

  • 1653
    Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle, English colonel and politician, Lieutenant Governor of Jamaica (d. 1688)
  • 1851
    Yannoulis Chalepas, Greek sculptor (d. 1938)
  • 1967
    Erik Gandini, Italian-Swedish director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1976
    Alex Albrecht, American television host, actor, and producer  
  • 1984
    Nicola Slater, Scottish tennis player  

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August 15

  • 1613
    Gilles Ménage, French lawyer, philologist, and scholar (d. 1692)
  • 1863
    Aleksey Krylov, Russian mathematician and engineer (d. 1945)
  • 1923
    Rose Marie, American actress and singer  
  • 1989
    Belinda Peregrín, Spanish-Mexican singer-songwriter and actress  
  • 1989
    Joe Jonas, American singer-songwriter and actor (Jonas Brothers)  

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August 16

  • 1888
    Armand J. Piron, American violinist, composer, and bandleader (d. 1943)
  • 1922
    Ernie Freeman, American pianist and bandleader (d. 2001)  
  • 1929
    Helmut Rahn, German footballer (d. 2003)  
  • 1951
    Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, Nigerian businessman and politician, 13th President of Nigeria (d. 2010)  
  • 1975
    Magic, American rapper (504 Boyz and Body Head Bangerz) (d. 2013)  

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August 17

  • 1844
    Menelik II of Ethiopia (d. 1913)
  • 1927
    Sam Butera, American saxophonist and bandleader (d. 2009)  
  • 1929
    Jimmy Donley, American singer-songwriter (d. 1963)  
  • 1936
    Seamus Mallon, Irish educator and politician, Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland  
  • 1961
    Larry B. Scott, American actor, director, and producer  

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August 18

  • 1910
    Robert Winters, Canadian colonel, engineer, and politician, 26th Canadian Minister of Public Works (d. 1969)  
  • 1940
    Adam Makowicz, Polish-Canadian pianist and composer  
  • 1967
    Dan Peters, American drummer (Bundle of Hiss, Mudhoney, Nirvana, and Love Battery)  
  • 1974
    Nicole Krauss, American novelist and critic  
  • 1988
    Jack Hobbs, English footballer  

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August 19

  • 1914
    Fumio Hayasaka, Japanese composer (d. 1955)  
  • 1928
    Bernard Levin, English journalist, author, and broadcaster (d. 2004)  
  • 1930
    David G. Compton, English author  
  • 1955
    Peter Gallagher, American actor and singer  
  • 1980
    Darius Campbell, Scottish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor  

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August 20

  • 1935
    Ron Paul, American captain, physician, and politician  
  • 1944
    Graig Nettles, American baseball player and manager  
  • 1968
    Yuri Shiratori, Japanese voice actress and singer  
  • 1969
    Billy Gardell, American comedian, actor, and producer  
  • 1981
    Byron Saxton, American wrestler, manager, and sportscaster  

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August 21

  • 1535
    Shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese general (d. 1619)
  • 1952
    Jiří Paroubek, Czech soldier and politician, 6th Prime Minister of the Czech Republic  
  • 1969
    Bruce Anstey, New Zealand motorcycle racer  
  • 1984
    Melissa Schuman, American singer-songwriter, actress, an dancer (Dream)  
  • 1987
    Cody Kasch, American actor  

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August 22

  • 1897
    Bill Woodfull, Australian cricketer and educator (d. 1965)
  • 1951
    Chandra Prakash Mainali, Nepalese politician  
  • 1967
    Yukiko Okada, Japanese singer and actress (d. 1986)  
  • 1972
    Pontus Schultz, Swedish journalist (d. 2012)  
  • 1979
    Jennifer Finnigan, Canadian actress and producer  

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August 23

  • 1805
    Anton von Schmerling, Austrian judge and politician (d. 1893)
  • 1877
    István Medgyaszay, Hungarian architect and academic (d. 1959)
  • 1931
    Barbara Eden, American actress and singer  
  • 1943
    Pino Presti, Italian bass player, composer, conductor, and producer  
  • 1982
    Trevor Wright, American actor  

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August 24

  • 1905
    Arthur Crudup, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1976)  
  • 1927
    David Ireland, Australian author and playwright  
  • 1938
    Mason Williams, American guitarist and composer  
  • 1947
    Anne Archer, American actress and producer  
  • 1960
    Takashi Miike, Japanese actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  

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August 25

  • 1921
    Monty Hall, Canadian-American actor, singer, and game show host  
  • 1940
    Wilhelm von Homburg, German boxer and actor (d. 2004)  
  • 1946
    Rollie Fingers, American baseball player  
  • 1970
    Robert Horry, American basketball player and sportscaster  
  • 1977
    Masumi Asano, Japanese voice actress and producer  

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August 26

  • 1910
    Mother Teresa, Macedonian-Indian nun and missionary, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1997)  
  • 1954
    Tracy Krohn, American race car driver and businessman  
  • 1961
    Daniel Lévi, Algerian-French singer-songwriter and pianist  
  • 1965
    Carolina Arregui, Chilean actress  
  • 1983
    Toshiaki Imae, Japanese baseball player  

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August 27

  • 1958
    Normand Brathwaite, Canadian comedian and actor  
  • 1964
    Robert Bogue, American actor and producer  
  • 1975
    Jonny Moseley, Puerto Rician-American skier and television host  
  • 1980
    Kyle Lowder, American actor  
  • 1985
    Alexandra Nechita, Romanian-American painter and sculptor  

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August 28

  • 1933
    Patrick Kalilombe, Malawian bishop and theologian (d. 2012)  
  • 1943
    Lou Piniella, American baseball player and manager  
  • 1958
    Scott Hamilton, American figure skater and actor  
  • 1968
    Billy Boyd, Scottish actor and singer  
  • 1991
    Felicio Brown Forbes, German footballer  

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August 29

  • 1777
    Hyacinth, Russian religious leader, founded Sinology (d. 1853)
  • 1959
    Eddi Reader, Scottish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Fairground Attraction)  
  • 1976
    Pablo Mastroeni, Argentinian-American soccer player and manager  
  • 1976
    Stephen Carr, Irish footballer  
  • 1981
    Dennis Oh, American-South Korean model and actor  

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August 30

  • 1898
    Shirley Booth, American actress and singer (d. 1992)
  • 1948
    Robin Lustig, English journalist and radio host  
  • 1960
    Gary Gordon, American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1993)  
  • 1966
    Michael Michele, American actress  
  • 1983
    Jun Matsumoto, Japanese singer, dancer, and actor (Arashi)  

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August 31

  • 1907
    Ramon Magsaysay, Filipino captain, engineer, and politician, 7th President of the Philippines (d. 1957)  
  • 1952
    Herbert Reul, German politician  
  • 1955
    Julie Maxton, Scottish lawyer and academic  
  • 1967
    Nigel Avery, New Zealand weightlifter and bobsledder  
  • 1977
    Jeff Hardy, American wrestler and singer (PeroxWhy?Gen)  

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