Famous People Born in August 1923

  • Aug 1 Paul Lambert, actor (Tom-Executive Suite), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Aug 1 Yoshinao Nakada, composer

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Aug 2 Shimon Peres, Israeli Prime Minister (Labor), President (2007-14) and Nobel Peace Prize (1994), born in Wiszniewo, Poland (d. 2016)

Israeli Statesman Shimon Peres
Israeli Statesman
Shimon Peres
  • Aug 3 Anne Klein, fashion designer (Anne Klein II)
  • Aug 3 Roger Foulon, French/Belgian poet
  • Aug 3 Shenouda III of Alexandria, Pope of the Coptic Christianity, (d. 2012)
  • Aug 4 Arthur Butterworth, composer
  • Aug 4 Reg Grundy, Australian media and television mogul (Neighbours, Prisoner), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2016)
  • Aug 4 Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi, Pakistani satirical and humor writer
  • Aug 5 Richard Kleindienst, attorney general (1972)
  • Aug 5 Devan Nair, President of Singapore
  • Aug 6 Jack Parnell, orchestra leader (Englebert Humperdick Show), born in London, England
  • Aug 6 Jackie Kelk, actor (Homer-Aldrich Family), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 6 William B Williams, DJ (WNEW, Sammy & Company), born in Babylon, New York
  • Aug 6 Jess Collins, American artist (d. 2004)
  • Aug 8 Esther Williams, Inglewood Cal, actress/swimmer (Dangerous when Wet), (d. 2013)
  • Aug 9 Gerrit Kouwenaar, Dutch literary
  • Aug 9 Hillevi Lagerstam, Kurikka, Finnish actress
  • Aug 10 Fred Ridgway, England cricket pace bowler (1951-52 Indian tour)
  • Aug 10 Gillian Brown, diplomat
  • Aug 10 Rhonda Fleming, [Marilyn Louis], actress (Spellbound), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 11 Stan Chambers, American television reporter
  • Aug 12 John Holt Jr, cricketer (WI batsman in 17 Tests, 1066 runs at 36 75)
  • Aug 14 William Flanagan, composer
  • Aug 15 Rose Marie, American actress (Sally Rogers-Dick Van Dyke Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 16 Joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd
  • Aug 16 MillĂ´r Fernandes, Brazilian playwright
  • Aug 17 Anton Kersjes, violinist/conductor (Amsterdam Philharmonic Orch)
  • Aug 17 Larry Rivers, [Grossberg], American painter (Wash crossing Delaware-1953), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 17 Chaleo Yoovidhya, Phichit, Thailand, co-creator of Red Bull, (d. 2012)
  • Aug 18 Jahangir Khan Irani, cricket wicketkeeper for India (1947-8 Aust tour)
  • Aug 18 Sadu Shinde, cricketer (Indian leg-spinner late 1940's/early 1950's)
  • Aug 18 Jenni Irani, Indian cricketer (d. 1982)
  • Aug 20 Jim Reeves, US country singer/actor (Gun Fury, Kimberley Jim), born in Panola County, Texas (d. 1864)
  • Aug 21 Chris Schenkel, Biuppus Ind, sportscaster (Monday Night Fights)
  • Aug 22 Gerald Long, journalist/CEO (Reuters)
  • Aug 23 Humphrey Fisher, TV producer
  • Aug 23 Ken Rickards, West Indies cricketer (WI batsman two Tests 104 runs), born in Jamaica (d. 1995)
  • Aug 23 Richard Adler, composer/songwriter (Damn Yankees, Pajama Game)
  • Aug 23 Edgar F. Codd, English computer scientist (d. 2003)
  • Aug 24 Helena Carter, [Helen Rickerts], US model/actress (River Lady)
  • Aug 24 Arthur Jensen, American psychologist, (d. 2012)
  • Aug 26 Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor (Vienna Symph 1960-70), born in Munich. Germany
  • Aug 29 Hirulal Gaekwad, cricket all-rounder (Test for India 1952-53)
  • Aug 29 Lester Albert Trimble, composer
  • Aug 29 Reinier Braams, Dutch biophysicist/MP (VVD)
  • Aug 29 Richard Attenborough, Cambridge, English actor/director (Gandhi, Young Winston)
  • Aug 29 Marmaduke Hussey, BBC Chairman (d. 2006)

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Aug 30 Elias Victor Seixas, American tennis player (Wimbeldon and U.S. Open champion), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tennis Player Vic Seixas
Tennis Player
Vic Seixas
  • Aug 30 Gerhard Wimberger, Austria composer (Glove)
  • Aug 30 Barbara Mary Ansell, UK founder of paediatric rheumatology (d. 2001)
  • Aug 30 Charmian Clift, Australian writer and essayist (d. 1969)
  • Aug 31 Larry White Grayson, British comedian (Generation Game)
  • Aug 31 Serafina K "Sera" Anstadt, Polish/Dutch actress/author