Famous People Born in August 1947

  • Aug 1 Rick Anderson, rock bassist (Tubes)
  • Aug 1 Ricky Coonce, rock drummer (Grass Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 1 Chris L. Barnard, Welsh footballer
  • Aug 1 Dennis Zine, Los Angeles City Councilman
  • Aug 2 Rose Tremain, novelist/playwright
  • Aug 2 Massiel, Spanish singer

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Aug 4 Ken Dryden, NHL goalie (Montreal Canadiens, 6 Stanley Cups), born in Hamilton, Ontario

NHL Goalie and Canadian Politician Ken Dryden
NHL Goalie and Canadian Politician
Ken Dryden
  • Aug 4 Paul Leyton, rocker (Seekers)
  • Aug 4 Klaus Schulze, German composer
  • Aug 5 Rick Zehringer, American musician (McCoys), born in Fort Recovery, Ohio
  • Aug 5 Greg Leskiw, Canadian rocker (The Guess Who), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Aug 5 Rick Derringer, rocker (I am the Real American (Hulk Hogan's theme)
  • Aug 5 Bernie Carbo, American baseball player
  • Aug 6 Sally Eaton, Ill, Broadway actress (Jeanie-Hair)
  • Aug 6 Tony Dell, cricketer (Australian left-arm quick, 2 Tests 1971 & 74)
  • Aug 7 Ann Beattie, American novelist and short story writer (Chilly Scenes of Winter), born in Washington D.C.
  • Aug 7 Mosibudi Mangena, South African black leader (On Your Own)
  • Aug 8 Jose Cruz, leftfielder (St Louis Cards, Houston Astros)
  • Aug 8 Larry Wilcox, SD California, actor (Lassie, Officer Jon Baker-CHiPs)
  • Aug 9 Barbara Mason, US singer (Yes, I'm Ready)
  • Aug 10 Alan Ward, England cricket pace bowler (1969-76)
  • Aug 10 Ian Anderson, Scotland, rocker (Jethro Tull-Bungle in the Jungle)
  • Aug 11 Catherine Collard, French pianist (Schumann/Brahms)
  • Aug 11 Sergey Kovalneko, USSR, basketball (Olympic-bronze-1968)
  • Aug 11 Georgios Karatzaferis, Greek politician
  • Aug 12 Sam Rosen, American sportscaster
  • Aug 13 Gretchen Corbett, Camp Sherman Ore, actress (Beth-Rockford Files)
  • Aug 13 John Stocker, Canadian actor
  • Aug 13 Margareta Winberg, Swedish politician

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Aug 14 Danielle Steel, author (Rememberance, Zoya, Star, Daddy), born in NYC, New York

Novelist Danielle Steel
Novelist
Danielle Steel
  • Aug 14 George Newsome, rocker
  • Aug 14 Peter Christian, English actor
  • Aug 14 Maddy Prior, English folk singer (Steeleye Span, Silly Sisters, Carnival Band)
  • Aug 15 Brian Hulls, British TV news cameraman
  • Aug 15 Geraldo Velez, jazz congas (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • Aug 15 Manley Lanier "Sonny" Carter Jr, Macon Ga, USN/astro (STS 33)
  • Aug 15 Raakhee Gulzar, Indian actress
  • Aug 16 Carol Moseley-Braun, (Sen-D Illinois)
  • Aug 16 John Howard, (US), speed record (152.284 mph at Bonneville Flats, UT)
  • Aug 17 Gary Talley, rock guitarist (Box Tops), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Aug 17 Francine Hughes Wilson, American domestic abuse victim "The Burning Bed" who changed pubic perceptions, born in Stockbridge, Michigan (d. 2017)
  • Aug 19 Gerard Schwarz, Weehawken NJ, trumpeter/conductor (LA Chamber Orch)
  • Aug 19 Gerald McRaney, American actor (Simon & Simon, Major Dad), born in Collins, Mississippi
  • Aug 19 Dave Dutton, English actor
  • Aug 19 Terry Hoeppner, American football coach (d. 2007)
  • Aug 20 James Pankow, rocker (Chicago), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 21 Carl Giammarese, rock guitarist (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 22 Bud Cramer, (Rep-D-Alabama)
  • Aug 22 Cindy Williams, Van Nuys California, actress (Shirley- Laverne & Shirley)
  • Aug 22 Donna Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead)
  • Aug 23 Rex Allen Jr, country singer (Nashville on the Road), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 23 Terje Rypdal, composer
  • Aug 23 Willy Russell, author/playwright (Shirley Valentine, Educating Rita)
  • Aug 23 David Robb, British actor
  • Aug 24 Paulo Coelho, Brazilian author
  • Aug 24 Roger De Vlaeminck, Belgian cyclist
  • Aug 24 Vladimir Masorin, Russian admiral
  • Aug 25 Anne Archer, actress (Fatal Attraction, Patriot Games), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 25 Wim J van Gelder, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • Aug 26 Candy Moore, Maplewood NJ, actress (Lunch Wagon, Tomboy & Champ)
  • Aug 26 Emiliano Díez, Cuban actor
  • Aug 27 Jacques Arnold, MP (Conservative)
  • Aug 27 John Morrison, cricketer ("Mystery" NZ batsman 1973-82)
  • Aug 27 Susie McAllister, LPGA golfer

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Aug 27 Barbara Bach [Goldbach], American actress (The Spy Who Loved Me, Force 10 from Navarone), born in Queens, New York

Actress Barbara Bach
Actress
Barbara Bach
  • Aug 27 Harry Reems, American actor, (d. 2013)
  • Aug 27 Ed Herrmann, MLB catcher (White Sox), born in San Diego, California (d. 2013)
  • Aug 28 Alice Playton, American actress (Who Killed Mary Whats 'er Name), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 28 Shoto Tanemura, Japanese martial artist
  • Aug 29 Temple Grandin, American animal welfare and autism expert
  • Aug 29 James Hunt, English race car driver (d. 1993)
  • Aug 30 Allan Rock, Canadian politician and diplomat
  • Aug 31 Mona Marshall, American voice actress
  • Aug 31 Luca di Montezemolo, Italian businessman
  • Aug 31 Yumiko Ōshima, Japanese manga artist