Famous People Born in August 1937

  • Aug 1 Alfonse M D'Amato, (Sen-R-NY 1981- ), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 2 Garth Hudson, Canada, pop musician (The Band-Life is a Carnival)
  • Aug 2 Ronald Brierley, company chairman
  • Aug 2 William Cannon, football player (Heisman-1959)
  • Aug 3 Duncan Sharpe, cricketer (3 Tests for Pakistan 1959-60)
  • Aug 3 Steven Berkoff, English actor
  • Aug 3 Diane Wakoski, Whittier, California, American poet (Motorcycle Betrayal)
  • Aug 4 David Vickerman Bedford, composer
  • Aug 4 Jacobus H "Koos" van de Merwe, South African attorney/CP parliament leader

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Aug 5 Herb Brooks, American ice hockey coach (Olympic Gold Medal 1980), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 2003)

Ice Hockey Player & Coach Herb Brooks
Ice Hockey Player & Coach
Herb Brooks
  • Aug 5 Alan Howard, theatre and film actor (Royal Shakespeare Company), born in London, UK (d. 2015)
  • Aug 6 Barbara Windsor, actress (Study in Terror)
  • Aug 6 Baden Powell de Aquino, Brazilian guitarist (d. 2000)
  • Aug 6 Paul Griffin, American session musician and pianist, born in Harlem, New York
  • Aug 6 Charlie [Charles Edward] Haden, American jazz double-bassist (Liberation Music Orchestra), born in Shenandoah, Iowa (d. 2014)
  • Aug 7 Don Wilson, cricketer (England slow left-armer between 1963-71)

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Aug 8 Dustin Hoffman, American actor (Graduate, Tootsie, Kramer vs Kramer), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Aug 8 Louis Neefs, Belgian singer
  • Aug 10 Lucinda Williams, US sprinter (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • Aug 10 Anatoly Sobchak, Russian politician
  • Aug 11 Allegra Kent, US actress (Addams Family)
  • Aug 11 Anna Massey, actress (De Sade, Doll's House)
  • Aug 11 Taki Theodoracopoulos, Greek/British journalist/multi-millionaire
  • Aug 12 Walter Dean Myers, African-American author, born in Martinsburg, West Virginia, (d. 2014)
  • Aug 14 Brian Fenelly, composer
  • Aug 14 Brian Curvis, Welsh boxer and British welterweight champion (1960-1964), born in Swansea, Wales (d. 2012)
  • Aug 15 Ronnie G Flippo, (Rep-D-NY, 1977- )
  • Aug 16 David Behrman, composer
  • Aug 16 Lorraine Gary, American actress (Jaws, Jaws 2, Jaws 4), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 16 Andrew J[efferson V] Offutt, US, sci-fi author (Undying Wizard)
  • Aug 16 David Anderson, Canadian politician
  • Aug 17 Yevgeni Aleksandrovich Illyin, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Aug 18 William George Rushton, actor/author/cartoonist (TW3), born in London, England
  • Aug 20 Corrie E Moret-de Jong, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Aug 20 George Thoma, German FR, cross country ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • Aug 20 Jim "Bullseye" Bowen, British TV game show host and comedian
  • Aug 20 El Fary, Spanish singer and actor (d. 2007)
  • Aug 21 Robert Stone, American novelist (Dog Soldiers, WUSA), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • Aug 22 Donald MacLeary, dancer
  • Aug 22 Max Hebditch, director (Museum of London)
  • Aug 24 Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, Nigerian politician (d. 1998)
  • Aug 26 Tom Heinsohn, NBA star/coach (Boston Celtic)
  • Aug 27 Alice Coltrane, jazz musician
  • Aug 27 Mark Potter, British court judge
  • Aug 27 Phil Shulmon, rocker (Gentle Giant)
  • Aug 27 Tommy Sands, singer/actor (Teenage Rock, Dream With Me), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 28 12th duke of Argyll, Scottish Campbell-captain/large landowner
  • Aug 29 James J Florio, (Rep-D-NJ, 1975-90/Gov-D-NJ, 1990-94)
  • Aug 30 Bruce McLaren, New Zealand car racer and founder of eponymous race team (d. 1970)
  • Aug 31 Guido de Moor, Dutch actor (Apart, Because the Cats)
  • Aug 31 Warren Berlinger, Bkln, actor (Larry-Joey Bishop Shop, Take Two)