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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

  • 1958
    Rob Buck, American guitarist and songwriter (10,000 Maniacs) (d. 2000)  
  • 1969
    Kevin Jarvis, American baseball player and scout  
  • 1981
    Ashley Parker Angel, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (O-Town)  
  • 1985
    Kris Stadsgaard, Danish footballer  
  • 1986
    Anton Strålman, Swedish ice hockey player  

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August 2

  • 1931
    Karl Miller, English journalist and critic (d. 2014)  
  • 1961
    Cold 187um, American rapper and producer (Above the Law)  
  • 1969
    Jan Axel Blomberg, Norwegian drummer and songwriter (Winds, Mayhem, and Arcturus)  
  • 1974
    Angie Cepeda, Colombian actress  
  • 1979
    Donna Air, English model, actress, and singer  

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August 3

  • 1770
    Frederick William III of Prussia (d. 1840)
  • 1902
    Regina Jonas, German rabbi (d. 1944)  
  • 1924
    Leon Uris, American soldier and author (d. 2003)  
  • 1941
    Martha Stewart, American businesswoman, publisher, and author, founded Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia  
  • 1972
    Brigid Brannagh, American actress  

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August 4

  • 1956
    Gerry Cooney, American boxer and promoter  
  • 1958
    Silvan Shalom, Tunisian-Israeli sergeant and politician, 30th Deputy Prime Minister of Israel  
  • 1962
    David Nunn, English actor (d. 2012)  
  • 1978
    Shaunard Harts, American football player  
  • 1992
    Tiffany Evans, American singer and actress  

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August 5

  • 1945
    Loni Anderson, American actress  
  • 1948
    Barbara Flynn, English actress  
  • 1976
    Eugen Trică, Romanian footballer and manager  
  • 1982
    Jamie Houston, English-German rugby player  
  • 1985
    Jake Hurwitz, American comedian and actor  

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August 6

  • 1932
    Charles Wood, English playwright and screenwriter  
  • 1950
    Dorian Harewood, American actor and singer  
  • 1963
    Charles Ingram, English soldier, author, and game show contestant  
  • 1964
    Gary Valenciano, Filipino singer-songwriter, producer, and actor  
  • 1969
    Simon Doull, New Zealand cricketer and sportscaster  

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August 7

  • 1911
    Nicholas Ray, American director and screenwriter (d. 1979)  
  • 1933
    Jerry Pournelle, American journalist and author  
  • 1971
    Dominic Cork, England cricketer and sportscaster  
  • 1980
    Tácio Caetano Cruz Queiroz, Brazilian footballer  
  • 1996
    Liam James, Canadian actor  

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August 8

  • 1960
    Ulrich Maly, German politician, 16th Mayor of Nuremberg  
  • 1964
    Eddie Trunk, American radio host and author  
  • 1973
    Gert Olesk, Estonian footballer and manager  
  • 1978
    Louis Saha, French footballer  
  • 1988
    Princess Beatrice of York  

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August 9

  • 1928
    Bob Cousy, American basketball player and coach  
  • 1935
    Beverlee McKinsey, American actress (d. 2008)  
  • 1957
    Melanie Griffith, American actress and producer  
  • 1974
    Nicola Stapleton, English actress and singer  
  • 1986
    Tyler "Telle" Smith, American singer-songwriter and bass player (The Word Alive, In Fear and Faith, and Greeley Estates)  

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August 10

  • 1874
    Herbert Hoover, American engineer and politician, 31st President of the United States (d. 1964)
  • 1903
    Ward Moore, American author (d. 1978)  
  • 1923
    Fred Ridgway, English cricketer and footballer (d. 2015)  
  • 1985
    Roy O'Donovan, Irish footballer  
  • 1991
    Chris Tremain, Australian cricketer  

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August 11

  • 1936
    Bill Monbouquette, American baseball player and coach (d. 2015)  
  • 1940
    Lennie Pond, American race car driver  
  • 1953
    Cory Quirino, Filipino television host and author  
  • 1962
    Charles Cecil, English video game designer and co-founded Revolution Software  
  • 1968
    Noordin Mohammad Top, Malaysian terrorist (d. 2009)  

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August 12

  • 1686
    John Balguy, English philosopher and author (d. 1748)
  • 1914
    Ruth Lowe, Canadian pianist and songwriter (d. 1981)  
  • 1923
    John Holt, Jamaican cricketer (d. 1997)  
  • 1954
    Sam J. Jones, American actor  
  • 1980
    Rojda Demirer, Turkish actress  

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August 13

  • 1625
    Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698)
  • 1947
    Margareta Winberg, Swedish politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden  
  • 1950
    Rusty Gerhardt, American baseball player, coach, and manager  
  • 1961
    Neil Mallender, English cricketer and umpire  
  • 1977
    Michael Klim, Polish-Australian swimmer  

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August 14

  • 1499
    John de Vere, 14th Earl of Oxford, English politician, Lord Great Chamberlain (d. 1526)
  • 1840
    Richard von Krafft-Ebing, German-Austrian psychologist and author (d. 1902)
  • 1908
    Manos Katrakis, Greek actor (d. 1984)  
  • 1981
    Earl Barron, American basketball player  
  • 1985
    Christian Gentner, German footballer  

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August 15

  • 1195
    Anthony of Padua, Portuguese priest and saint (d. 1231)
  • 1824
    John Chisum, American businessman (d. 1884)
  • 1922
    Sabino Barinaga, Spanish footballer and manager (d. 1988)  
  • 1927
    Oliver Popplewell, English cricketer and judge  
  • 1982
    Germán Caffa, Argentine footballer  

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August 16

  • 1913
    Menachem Begin, Belarusian-Israeli politician, 6th Prime Minister of Israel, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1992)  
  • 1928
    Ara Güler, Turkish photographer and journalist  
  • 1933
    Julie Newmar, American actress, singer, and dancer  
  • 1968
    Arvind Kejriwal, Indian civil servant and politician, 7th Chief Minister of Delhi  
  • 1978
    Ben Galea, Australian rugby player  

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August 17

  • 1840
    Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, English poet and activist (d. 1922)
  • 1873
    John A. Sampson, American gynecologist and academic (d. 1946)
  • 1927
    Sam Butera, American saxophonist and bandleader (d. 2009)  
  • 1977
    William Gallas, French footballer  
  • 1986
    Tyrus Thomas, American basketball player  

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August 18

  • 1692
    Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon (d. 1740)
  • 1904
    Max Factor, Jr., American businessman (d. 1996)  
  • 1925
    Brian Aldiss, English author and critic  
  • 1939
    Johnny Preston, American singer (d. 2011)  
  • 1957
    Carole Bouquet, French model and actress  

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August 19

  • 1570
    Salamone Rossi, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1630)
  • 1646
    John Flamsteed, English astronomer and academic (d. 1719)
  • 1953
    Lynwood Slim, American singer and harmonica player (d. 2014)  
  • 1980
    Paul Parry, Welsh footballer  
  • 1986
    Rúben Micael, Portuguese footballer  

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August 20

  • 1860
    Raymond Poincaré, French lawyer and politician, 10th President of France (d. 1934)
  • 1890
    H. P. Lovecraft, American author and poet (d. 1937)
  • 1907
    Alan Reed, American actor (d. 1977)  
  • 1987
    Roy Krishna, Fijian footballer  
  • 2000
    Anastasia A. Gubanova, Russian figure skater  

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August 21

  • 1823
    Nathaniel Everett Green, English painter and astronomer (d. 1899)
  • 1902
    Angel Karaliychev, Bulgarian author (d. 1972)  
  • 1944
    Perry Christie, Bahamian politician, 3rd Prime Minister of the Bahamas  
  • 1974
    Johnny Reid, Scottish-Canadian singer  
  • 1991
    Demy, Greek singer  

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August 22

  • 1891
    Jacques Lipchitz, Lithuanian-Italian sculptor (d. 1973)
  • 1958
    Stevie Ray, American wrestler and sportscaster  
  • 1960
    Holger Gehrke, German footballer and manager  
  • 1967
    Yukiko Okada, Japanese singer and actress (d. 1986)  
  • 1975
    Clint Bolton, Australian footballer  

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August 23

  • 1875
    Eugene Lanceray, Russian painter and sculptor (d. 1946)
  • 1912
    Gene Kelly, American actor, singer, and dancer (d. 1996)  
  • 1961
    Alexandre Desplat, French composer and conductor  
  • 1966
    Charley Boorman, English actor and producer  
  • 1979
    Ritchie Neville, English singer and actor (Five)  

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August 24

  • 1890
    Jean Rhys, Dominican-English author (d. 1979)
  • 1947
    Paulo Coelho, Brazilian author and songwriter  
  • 1949
    Joe Regalbuto, American actor and director  
  • 1964
    Salizhan Sharipov, Kyrgyzstani-Russian lieutenant, pilot, and astronaut  
  • 1967
    Michael Thomas, English footballer  

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August 25

  • 1786
    Ludwig I of Bavaria (d. 1868)
  • 1803
    Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Duke of Caxias (d. 1880)
  • 1962
    Vivian Campbell, Irish guitarist and songwriter (Def Leppard, Whitesnake, Dio, Thin Lizzy, and Sweet Savage)  
  • 1964
    Marti Noxon, American screenwriter and producer  
  • 1970
    Robert Horry, American basketball player and sportscaster  

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August 26

  • 1676
    Robert Walpole, English scholar and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1745)
  • 1898
    Peggy Guggenheim, American-Italian art collector and philanthropist (d. 1979)
  • 1944
    Maureen Tucker, American singer-songwriter and drummer (The Velvet Underground and Half Japanese)  
  • 1965
    Jon Hensley, American actor and singer  
  • 1985
    Oleksiy Kasyanov, Ukrainian decathlete  

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August 27

  • 1924
    David Rowbotham, Australian journalist and poet (d. 2010)  
  • 1926
    Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian computer scientist and academic (d. 2002)  
  • 1938
    Tanju Okan, Turkish singer and actor (d. 1996)  
  • 1975
    Blake Adams, American golfer  
  • 1976
    Audrey C. Delsanti, French astronomer and biologist  

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August 28

  • 1904
    Secondo Campini, Italian-American engineer (d. 1980)  
  • 1935
    Sonny Shroyer, American actor and singer  
  • 1941
    Toomas Leius, Estonian tennis player and coach  
  • 1975
    Hamish McLachlan, Australian television personality  
  • 1983
    Luke McAlister, New Zealand rugby player  

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August 29

  • 1926
    Betty Lynn, American actress  
  • 1973
    Olivier Jacque, French motorcycle racer  
  • 1982
    Carlos Delfino, Argentinian-Italian basketball player  
  • 1986
    Hajime Isayama, Japanese illustrator, created ''Attack on Titan''  
  • 1990
    Rizzini Alexis Gomez, Filipino model (d. 2015)  

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August 30

  • 1821
    Anita Garibaldi, Brazilian wife of Giuseppe Garibaldi (d. 1849)
  • 1961
    Zafer Algöz, Turkish actor  
  • 1963
    Phil Mills, Welsh race car driver  
  • 1969
    Vladimir Jugović, Serbian footballer  
  • 1971
    Lars Frederiksen, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Rancid, Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards, and UK Subs)  

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August 31

  • 1903
    Vladimir Jankélévitch, French musicologist and philosopher (d. 1985)  
  • 1955
    Aleksander Krupa, Polish-American actor  
  • 1963
    Todd Carty, Irish actor and director  
  • 1982
    Christopher Katongo, Zambian footballer  
  • 1985
    Andrew Foster, Australian footballer  

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