Famous People Born in August 1955

  • Aug 1 Arun Lal, cricketer (Indian batsman mid-80's)
  • Aug 1 Trevor Berbick, Jamaican boxer (d. 2006)
  • Aug 2 Jimmy Lowe, country singer (Pirates of Ms-Fred Jake), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Aug 2 Roberta Wallach, American actress (Civil Wars), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 2 Caleb Carr, American novelist and military historian
  • Aug 2 Tim Dunigan, American Actor
  • Aug 3 Corey Burton, American voice actor
  • Aug 4 Andrew M Allen, Captain USMC/astronaut (STS 46, 62, 75), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 4 Billy Bob Thornton, American actor (Sling Blade), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • Aug 4 Charles D "Sam" Gemar, Yankton SD, army/astronaut (STS 38, 48, 62)
  • Aug 4 Alberto Gonzales, American U.S. Attorney General
  • Aug 5 Eddie "Fingers" Ojeda, American rock guitarist and songwriter (Twisted Sister, Scarecrow), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 6 Tom Inskeep, Bluffton Ind, Canadian Tour golfer
  • Aug 7 Vladimir Sorokin, Russian writer
  • Aug 7 Greg Nickels, mayor of Seattle
  • Aug 7 Wayne Knight, American actor
  • Aug 7 Gregoris Valtinos, Greek actor and director
  • Aug 8 Ali Score, rock drummer (Flock Of Seagulls)
  • Aug 8 DiddĂș, Icelandic soprano and songwriter
  • Aug 8 Herbert Prohaska, Austrian footballer
  • Aug 8 Branscombe Richmond, American actor (Renegade, Commando), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 9 Doug Williams, Louisiana, NFL QB (Tampa Bay Bucaneers, Wash Redskins)
  • Aug 9 John E. Sweeney, American politician
  • Aug 9 Peter Schmuck, American sportswriter
  • Aug 10 Marja-Liisa Hamalainen, Finnish cross country skier (Oly-gold-1984)
  • Aug 11 Norio Honaga, wrestler (NJPW)
  • Aug 11 Sylvia Hermon, British politician
  • Aug 11 Marc Bureau, French Canadian politician
  • Aug 12 Heintje, [Hendrik Simons], Dutch singer (Mama)
  • Aug 12 Ann M. Martin, American author

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Aug 13 Betsy King, American LPGA golfer (1990 US Women's Open), born in Reading, Pennsylvania

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  • Aug 13 Keith Ahlers, British racing driver
  • Aug 13 Hideo Fukuyama, Japanese racing driver
  • Aug 13 Paul Greengrass, English film director
  • Aug 15 Kenneth Carr, basketball player (Olympic gold 1976), born in Clearwater, Florida
  • Aug 15 Larry Mathews, actor (Ritchie-Dick Van Dyke Show), born in Burbank, California
  • Aug 17 Colin Moulding, English pop guitarist (XTC)
  • Aug 17 Janet Quist playmate (Dec, 1978), born in Austin, Texas
  • Aug 17 Kevin Welch, California, country songwriter/actor (Thing Called Love)
  • Aug 17 Richard Hilton, American heir
  • Aug 18 Taher ElGamal, Egyptian scientist
  • Aug 19 Peter Gallagher, Armonk NY, actor (Player, Summer Lovers, Dreamchild)
  • Aug 19 Ned Yost, American baseball player and manager
  • Aug 20 Jay Acovone, Mahopac NY, actor (Det Rado-Hollywood Beat)
  • Aug 20 Ned Overend, Taipei Taiwan, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • Aug 20 Rob Wiedijk, Dutch rock vocalist (Bob Color)
  • Aug 22 Will Shetterly, American writer (Dogland), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Aug 22 Chiranjeevi [Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad], Telugu film actor, dancer and producer, born in Mogalthur, India
  • Aug 24 Mike Huckabee, US politician (Governor of Arkansas (R) 1996-2007), Presidential candidate, born in Hope Arkansas
  • Aug 25 Vijayakanth, Tamil actor and politician, born in Thirumangalam, India
  • Aug 27 Diana Scarwid, actress (Extermites, Psycho 3, Heat), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Aug 27 Roderick Hopkins Davis, yachting Star class (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Aug 27 Laura Fygi, Dutch singer
  • Aug 27 Robert Richardson, American cinematographer
  • Aug 29 Diamanda Galas, composer
  • Aug 29 Frank Hoste, Belgian cyclist
  • Aug 30 Martin Jackson, rocker (Swing Out Sister-Swing Out)
  • Aug 30 Richard "Butch" Johnson, archer (Olymp-gold-1992, 96), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Aug 31 Edwin Corley Moses, Dayton, 400m hurdler (Oly-2 gold/br-76, 84, 88)