Famous People Born in August 1950

  • 1st Doug Tract, radio DJ (Greaseman), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 2nd Kathryn Harrold, Tazewell Va, actress (MacGruder & Loud)
  • 2nd Lance Ito, judge (OJ Simpson trial)
  • 2nd Mathieu Carriere, Hanover West Germany, actor (Bay Boy, Woman in Flames)
  • 2nd Sue Rodriguez, Canadian assisted suicide advocate (d. 1994)
  • 3rd JoMari Payton Noble, Albany GA, actress (Harriette-Family Matters)
  • 3rd Waldemar Cierpinski, German DR, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 3rd John Landis, director (Animal House, Michael Jackson's Thriller video), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 5th Holly Palance, actress (Thorn Birds, Ripley's Believe It), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 5th Rosi Mittermaier, German FR, slalom/downhill (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 6th Dorian Harewood, actor (Earl-Glitter, Trauma Center), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 6th Nathan Purdee, actor (Nathan-Young & Restless, Hank-1 Life to Live)
  • 6th Winston E Scott, USN Commander/astronaut (STS 72, 87), born in Miami, Florida
  • 7th David James Wottle, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 7th Rodney Crowell, country singer (She's Crazy for Leavin'), born in Houston, Texas
  • 8th Willie Hall, American drummer (Blues Brothers Band), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 9th Roelof S "Roel" Bakker, Dutch actor/director (Love Potion)

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9th Chris Haney, Canadian journalist who created the board game "Trivial Pursuit", born in Welland, Ontario (d. 2010)

Co-creator of Trivial Pursuit Chris Haney
Co-creator of Trivial Pursuit
Chris Haney
  • 10th A L Harris, clinicaloncologist
  • 10th James Reynolds, Oskaloosa Ks, actor (Abe Carver-Days of our Lives)
  • 10th Rémy Girard, Canadian actor (Les Invasions barbares), born in Jonquière, Quebec
  • 11th Erik Brann, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2003), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 11th Steve Wozniak, American pioneer of the personal computer revolution of the 1970s and co-founder of Apple Computer, born in San Jose, California
  • 11th Gennidy Nikonov, Russian weapons inventor
  • 12th Kid Creole, [August Darnell], rocker/actor (Obsession A Taste of Fear)
  • 12th Jim Beaver, American actor and writer
  • 13th Andre van de Berg, actor/director (Transport)

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14th Gary Larson, cartoonist (Far Side), born in Tacoma, Washington

Cartoonist Gary Larson
Gary Larson
  • 15th Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise Windsor, England, Princess/olympic equestrian
  • 15th Tess Harper, Mammoth Sp AR, actress (Amityville 3D, Tender Mercies)
  • 15th Thomas Aldrich, country drummer (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • 15th Billy Griffin [William], US singer (Miracles-Love Machine)
  • 15th Tom Kelly, American baseball manager
  • 16th Hasely Crawford, Trinidad, 100m runner (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 16th Jeff[rey R] Thomson, cricketer (great Aussie fast bowler 1972-85)
  • 16th Marshall Manesh, Iranian-born American actor
  • 16th Stockwell Day, Canadian politician
  • 18th Candice Earley, Ft Hood TX, actress (Donna Tyler-All My Children)
  • 18th Dennis Elliott, rock drummer (Foreigner), born in London, England
  • 18th Lynn Adams, Kingsville TX, LPGA golfer
  • 19th Graeme Beard, cricketer (NSW medium-pace all-rounder 3 Tests 1980)
  • 19th Jennie Bond, British journalist
  • 21st Patrick Juvet, Swiss singer
  • 21st Arthur Bremer, American criminal who shot George Wallace in May 1972 leaving him paralyzed, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 22nd Ray Burris, baseball player
  • 22nd I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, White House Chief of Staff
  • 24th Frank Murray, Australian field hockey national coach (Oly-sil-92, 96)
  • 24th Tim White, American anthropologist
  • 25th Willy Deville [William Paul Borsey Jr.], rock vocalist/guitarist (Mink Deville), born in NYC, New York
  • 25th Charles Fambrough, American jazz musician
  • 26th Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor (d. 2006)
  • 27th Charles Fleischer, comedian (Roger Rabbit), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 27th Cynthia Potter, US, springboard diver (Olympic-bronze-1976)
  • 28th Ron "Louisiana Lightning" Guidry, Yankee pitcher (Cy Young 1978)
  • 29th Mark McHale, WLAF offensive line coach (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 29th Dave Reichert, American politician and sheriff
  • 30th Antony Gormley, British sculptor (Angel of the North), born in London, England