Famous People Born in August 1951

  • Aug 1 David Jasper, British theologian (University of Glasgow)
  • Aug 1 Robin Heifetz, composer
  • Aug 2 Andrew Gold, rocker (Lonely Boy), born in Burbank, California
  • Aug 2 Freddie Wadling, Swedish actor and musician (The Leather Nun, Fleshquartet)
  • Aug 2 Per Westerberg, Swedish politician
  • Aug 3 Jon Graham, rock guitarist/vocalist (Earth Wind & Fire-Celebrate)

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Aug 3 Marcel Dionne, Canadian NHL center (LA Kings, NY Rangers), born in Drummondville, Quebec

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  • Aug 4 Lane Evans, (Rep-D-IL, 1983- )
  • Aug 5 John Jarratt, Australian actor
  • Aug 6 Catherine Hicks, Scottsdale Az, actress (Star Trek IV, Child's Play)
  • Aug 6 Daryl Somers, Australian television personality
  • Aug 7 Gary Hall, US swimmer (Olympics-bronze/2 silver-1968, 72)
  • Aug 8 Martin Brest, actor (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Aug 8 Phil Carlson, cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1979)
  • Aug 8 Mamoru Oshii, Japanese film director
  • Aug 8 Randy Shilts, American journalist and author (d. 1994)
  • Aug 10 Maria Combs, LPGA golfer
  • Aug 11 Donald DeCicco, Brockton Mass, fictional ID of Beldar in Coneheads
  • Aug 11 Vincent Bilodeau, Quebec actor and comedian
  • Aug 12 Charles E Brady Jr, Pinehurst NC, Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 78)
  • Aug 12 Hector Rodriguez, Cuba, lightweight judo (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • Aug 12 Willie Horton, American murderer and rapist
  • Aug 13 Dan Fogelberg, Peoria Ill, rocker (Same Auld Lang Syne)
  • Aug 13 Gwen Cheeseman, Harrisburg Pa, field hockey goalie (Oly-bronze-1984)
  • Aug 13 Jeff Altman, comedian/actor (Nurses, Pink Lady, Soul Man)
  • Aug 14 Peter Blegvad, American musician (Slapp Happy)
  • Aug 14 Carl Lumbly, American actor (Cagney & Lacey, Alias), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Aug 15 Bobby Caldwell, American rocker, born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 15 John Childs, cricketer (England left-arm spinner, two Tests v WI 1988)
  • Aug 15 Daba Diawara, Malian politician
  • Aug 15 Ann Biderman, American film and television writer
  • Aug 16 Richard Hunt, American puppeteer (d. 1992)
  • Aug 17 Alan Minter, England, light-middleweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1972)
  • Aug 17 Robert Joy, actor (Big Shots, Suicide Club), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 18 Greg Pruitt, NFL running back (LA Raiders, Super Bowl XVIII)
  • Aug 19 John Deacon, British pop guitarist (Queen-Somebody to Love)
  • Aug 19 Lillian Muller, Grimstad Norway, playmate of year (Aug, 1975)
  • Aug 19 Randi Oakes, Randalia Iowa, actress (Officer Bonnie Clark-CHiPs)
  • Aug 19 Gustavo Santaolalla, Argentine film composer
  • Aug 20 Greg[ory Dale] Bear, US, sci-fi author (2 Hugos, Eon, Eternity)
  • Aug 20 Svetlana Oktyabrevna Omelchenko, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Aug 21 Bernhard Germeshausen, German DR, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • Aug 21 Harry Smith, Hammond Ind, TV co-anchor (CBS Morning Show)
  • Aug 21 Eric Goles, Chilean mathematician and computer scientist
  • Aug 21 Char Margolis, American psychic medium and Dutch TV star, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Aug 21 Margo Kane, Canadian playwright.
  • Aug 22 Teresa Davis, American Soul singer (The Emotions)
  • Aug 22 Chandra Prakash Mainali, Nepalese politician
  • Aug 23 Barbra Mizrahie, LPGA golfer
  • Aug 23 Jimi Jamison, rocker (Survivor), born in Durant, Mississippi (d. 2014)
  • Aug 23 Mark Hudson, Portland Ore, comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show)
  • Aug 23 Queen Noor of Jordan [Lisa Najeeb Halaby], American born wife of King Hussein, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 23 Akhmad Kadyrov, President of Chechnya (d. 2004)
  • Aug 24 Jimmy Farrar, rock vocalist (Molly Hatchet), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Aug 24 Orson Scott Card, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Nebula, Ender's War)
  • Aug 24 Oscar Hijuelos, American author, (d. 2013)
  • Aug 25 Rob Halford, English heavy metal singer-songwriter (Judas Priest - Got Another Thing), born in Sutton Coldfield, England
  • Aug 26 Robert G Torricelli, (Rep-D-New Jersey, 1983- )
  • Aug 27 Don [Sheldon George] Pooley Jr, Phoenix AZ, PGA golfer (1980 BC Open)
  • Aug 28 Dave Hlubek, rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet)
  • Aug 28 Wayne Osmond, Ogden Utah, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie)
  • Aug 28 Keiichi Suzuki, Japanese composer
  • Aug 30 Dana, singer/actress (Flight of the Doves)
  • Aug 30 Timothy Bottoms, actor (Paper Chase, East of Eden), born in Santa Barbara, California