Famous People Born in August 1950

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

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Aug 9 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
  • Aug 10 A L Harris, clinicaloncologist
  • Aug 10 James Reynolds, Oskaloosa Ks, actor (Abe Carver-Days of our Lives)
  • Aug 10 Rémy Girard, Canadian actor (Les Invasions barbares), born in Jonquière, Quebec
  • Aug 11 Erik Brann, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2003), born in Boston, Massachusetts

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Aug 11 Steve Wozniak, American pioneer of the personal computer revolution of the 1970s and co-founder of Apple Computer, born in San Jose, California

Co-founder of Apple Steve Wozniak
Co-founder of Apple
Steve Wozniak
  • Aug 11 Gennidy Nikonov, Russian weapons inventor
  • Aug 12 Kid Creole, [August Darnell], rocker/actor (Obsession A Taste of Fear)
  • Aug 12 Jim Beaver, American actor and writer
  • Aug 13 Andre van de Berg, actor/director (Transport)

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

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