Famous People Born in August 1954

  • Aug 2 Lisa Brown, KC, Mo, actress (Guiding Light, Iva-As the World Turns)
  • Aug 2 Sammy McIlroy, Irish soccer star (Manchester United), born in Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Aug 2 James Charles Kopp, American citizen who murdered Barnett Slepian
  • Aug 3 Denise Craig, WBL forward (Dayton Rockettes, NY Stars)
  • Aug 3 Gary Peters, English footballer
  • Aug 4 Janet Coles, LPGA golfer
  • Aug 5 Eddie "Fingers" Ojeda, Bx NY, (Twisted Sister-We're Not Gonna Take It)
  • Aug 6 Carl C Perkins, (Rep-D-KY, 1984- )
  • Aug 6 Paul Steigerwald, American sports announcer
  • Aug 6 Elma Miller, Canadian composer, born in Toronto
  • Aug 7 Caroline Aaron, actress (Crimes & Misdemeanors), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Aug 8 Nigel Mansell, formula-1 racer (Portugal Grand Prix-1990)
  • Aug 11 Joe Jackson, English singer/pianist/composer (The Harder they Come)
  • Aug 11 Lina Polito, actress (Love & Anarchy), born in Naples, Italy
  • Aug 11 M V Narasimha Rao, cricketer (Indian leg-spin all-rounder 1978-79)
  • Aug 11 Yashpal Sharma, cricketer (Indian right-handed batsman early 80')
  • Aug 11 Juan Maria Solare, Argentine composer
  • Aug 12 Sam J. Jones [Samuel Gerald], American actor (Flash Gordon, Code Red), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 12 Pat Metheny, jazz guitarist (As Wichita Falls)

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Aug 12 François Hollande, 24th President of France (Socialist: 2012-), born in Rouen, France

French President François Hollande
French President
François Hollande
  • Aug 13 Lincoln Diaz-Balart, (Rep-R-Florida)
  • Aug 13 Nico Assumpção, Brazilian bass player (d. 2001)
  • Aug 14 Mark Fidrych, American baseball player
  • Aug 14 Monica Baltodano, Leon, Nicaragua, Nicaraguan Sandinista Revolution commander
  • Aug 15 Mary Jo Salter, American poet

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Aug 15 Stieg Larsson [Karl Stig-Erland Larsson], Swedish author (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), born in Skelleftehamn, Sweden (d. 2004)

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Aug 16 James Cameron, Canadian film director and writer (Titanic, Avatar), born in Kapuskasing, Ontario

Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron
  • Aug 17 Eric Johnson, American guitarist
  • Aug 18 Umberto Guidoni, PhD/astronaut (STS 75), born in Rome, Italy
  • Aug 19 Oscar Larrauri, Argentine racing driver
  • Aug 20 Al Roker, weatherman (NBC, Today), born in Queens, New York
  • Aug 20 Theresa Saldana, American actress (Raging Bull), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Aug 20 William Quinn Buckner, Phoenix Ill, basketballer (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • Aug 20 Tawn Mastrey, American disc jockey (d. 2007)
  • Aug 20 Don Stark, American actor
  • Aug 21 Archie Griffin, NFL runningback (won 2 Heisman Trophies, Ohio State)
  • Aug 21 Steve Smith, rock drummer (Journey), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 22 John Colwell, Kingston Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1978 Simon Fraser)
  • Aug 24 Alain Daigle, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • Aug 25 Elvis Costello, [Declan Patrick McManus], Lon, rock vocalist (Allison)
  • Aug 25 Gilbert "Gibus" Duclos-Lassalle, French cyclist
  • Aug 25 Martin Jourard, keyboardist/vocalist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
  • Aug 26 Michael Chetwood, rocker
  • Aug 26 Sarah Lundy, horse trainer
  • Aug 26 Steve Wright, Britain's wacky DJ/actor (Funny Man)
  • Aug 26 Wally Murphy, American guitarist
  • Aug 26 Efren Reyes, Filipino pool player
  • Aug 27 Derek Warwick, race car driver
  • Aug 27 John Lloyd, England, tennis star (former husband of Chris Everet)
  • Aug 27 Mike Kelley, Wayne, Michigan, artist (More Love Hours Than Can Ever Be Repaid), (d. 2012)
  • Aug 28 George Church, American geneticist
  • Aug 29 Chet Catallo, guitarist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • Aug 29 Julio Fernandez, jazz guitarist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • Aug 29 Michael P[aul] Kube-McDowell, US, sci-fi author (Enigma, Empery)
  • Aug 30 David Paymer, actor (Love Mary, Mr Saturday Night)
  • Aug 30 Gerard Hadders, Dutch postage stamp designer (1991 children stamp)
  • Aug 30 Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus
  • Aug 31 Tula, [Barry Kenneth Cossey], England, transsexual (For Your Eyes Only)