Famous People Born in August 1953

  • Aug 1 Robert Cray, blues singer/songwriter (1987 Grammy), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • Aug 2 Anne Leuchars, British TV journalist
  • Aug 2 Butch Patrick, actor (Eddie Munster-Munster)
  • Aug 5 Samantha Sang, singer (Emotion)
  • Aug 6 Iqbal Qasim, cricketer (Pakistani slow lefty in the 80's)
  • Aug 6 Pat MacDonald, rocker (Timbuk 3)
  • Aug 7 Anne Fadiman, American writer; daughter of Clifton Fadiman
  • Aug 8 "Sweet" Lou Dunbar, basketball player (Harlem Globetrotters)
  • Aug 8 Don Most, American actor and director (Ralph Malph-Happy Days), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 10 Mark Doty, American poet and prose writer

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Aug 11 Hulk Hogan, [Terry Bollea], WWF heavyweight champion (1984-89), born in Augusta, Georgia

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  • Aug 11 Sanford Jensen, American actor (Foley Square), born in South Haven, Michigan
  • Aug 14 James Horner, American film composer (Titanic, Apollo 13, Casper), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Aug 14 Cliff Johnson, American computer game author
  • Aug 16 Catlin O'Heaney, Whitefish Bay Wisc, actress (Snow White-Charmings)
  • Aug 16 James Taylor, SC, rocker (Kool & The Gang-Joanna)
  • Aug 16 Kathie Lee Gifford, Paris Fla, hostess (Live with Regis & Kathie Lee)
  • Aug 16 Nick Leyva, baseball manager (Phillies 1988-91)
  • Aug 17 Kevin Rowlands, rock vocalist (Dexy's Midnight Runners-Come on Eileen)
  • Aug 17 Robert Brent Thirsk, BC Canada, astronaut (STS 78)
  • Aug 17 Judith Regan, American book publisher
  • Aug 18 Louie Gohmert, American politician
  • Aug 19 Johan F de Leeuw, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Aug 19 Nanni Moretti, Italian film actor, director and producer
  • Aug 19 Mary Matalin, American political consultant
  • Aug 20 Peter Horton, Bellevue Wash, actor (Gary-30 Something)
  • Aug 21 Ivan Stang, American writer
  • Aug 22 Paul Ellering, American wrestling manager
  • Aug 23 Bobby Gubby, rocker (Bucks Fizz-My Camera Never Lies)
  • Aug 23 Klaus-Dietrich Flade, German FR, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-14)
  • Aug 24 Ron Holloway, American tenor saxophonist
  • Aug 26 Pat Sharkey, Irish footballer
  • Aug 27 Alex Lifeson, rock guitarist (Rush), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Aug 27 Peter Stormare, Swedish-born actor
  • Aug 28 Gates McFadden, actress (Star Trek Next Generation), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Aug 29 Rick Downey, rocker drummer/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult)
  • Aug 29 James Quesada, Nicaraguan/American anthropologist
  • Aug 30 Robert Parish, NBA center (Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets)
  • Aug 30 Ron George, American politician
  • Aug 31 Marcia Clark, [Kleks], LA DA (O.J. Simpson Case), born in Berkeley, California
  • Aug 31 Miguel Ángel Guerra, Argentine racing driver
  • Aug 31 György Károly, Hungarian author