Famous People Born in August 1957

  • Aug 1 Glen Gorbous, Canada, longest throw of a regulation baseball (445'10")
  • Aug 1 Laura Johnson, actress (Falcon Crest), born in Burbank, California
  • Aug 1 Taylor Negron [Brad Taylor], American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money), born in Glendale, California
  • Aug 2 Anne Leuchars, TV journalist
  • Aug 2 Stephen Kelly Petterson, Smallbore rifle (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Aug 2 Mojo Nixon, American musician and actor
  • Aug 3 Mani Shankar, Indian filmmaker
  • Aug 4 Robert E Andrews, (Rep-D-New Jersey)
  • Aug 4 Brooks D. Simpson, American historian
  • Aug 4 John Wark, Scottish footballer
  • Aug 5 Andrei Yevgeniyevich Zaitsev, cosmonaut
  • Aug 5 Pavel V Vinogradov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-26)
  • Aug 5 Clayton Rohner, American actor
  • Aug 6 Faith Prince, Broadway actress (Guys & Dolls, Carousel), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Aug 6 Bob Horner, American baseball player
  • Aug 6 Jim McGreevey, American politician
  • Aug 7 Alexander Dityatin, Leningrad, Russia, Soviet gymnast (3-time Olympic Champion)
  • Aug 8 Dieuwertje Blok, Dutch TV hostess
  • Aug 8 Nancy Glass, TV broadcaster (American Journal)
  • Aug 9 Melanie Griffith, actress (Working Girl, Milk Money, Now & Then)
  • Aug 11 Richie Ramone, [Richie Beau], rock drummer (Ramones-Pet Semtary)
  • Aug 14 Jackee [Harry], actress (Sandra-227), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Aug 14 Gino Hernandez, American wrestler (d. 1986)
  • Aug 15 Zeljko Ivanek, Lujubljana Yugoslavia, actor (Mass Appeal)
  • Aug 16 Tim Farriss, Australian pop guitarist (INXS-Kiss the Dirt)
  • Aug 16 Laura Innes, Pontiac, Michigan, American actress and director (ER, The Event)
  • Aug 17 Robin Cousins, English figure skater (Olympic-gold-1980), born in Bristol
  • Aug 18 Carole Bouquest, actress (On Her Majesty's Secret Service), born in Paris, France
  • Aug 18 Denis Leary, american actor/comic (Rescue Me), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Aug 18 Ron Strykert, Australia, rock guitarist (Men At Work-Who Can it Be)
  • Aug 19 Darby Hinton, actor (Israel in Daniel Boone), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Aug 19 Paul-Jan Bakker, cricketer (Hampshire & Netherlands pace bowler)
  • Aug 19 Li-Young Lee, Indonesia-born American poet
  • Aug 19 Ian Gould, England cricketer
  • Aug 20 Cindy Nicholas, Canada, swimmer (swam English Channel 19 times)
  • Aug 20 Mike Dodd, Manhattan Beach CA beach volleyballer (Olympics-silver-96)
  • Aug 20 Scott Ayakatubby, beach volleyball champ
  • Aug 21 Budgie, rock drummer (Slits, Siouxsie & the Banshees-Wild Thing)
  • Aug 21 Janice Thomas, WBL guard (NY Stars)
  • Aug 21 Kim Sledge, vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 22 Holly Dunn, country singer (Daddy's Hands), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Aug 22 Randy Romero, Garden City NY, jockey (Breeder's Cup 1987-89)
  • Aug 22 Steve Davis, snooker player
  • Aug 23 Tasos Mitropoulos, Greek footballer and politician
  • Aug 24 Jeffrey Daniel, American dancer and singer (Shalamar), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 24 Stephen Fry, English comedian and actor (Blackadder, QI), born in London
  • Aug 25 Sikander Bakht, cricketer (Pakistani change bowler late 70's)
  • Aug 26 Alex Trevino, catcher (LA Dodgers)
  • Aug 26 Dr. Alban, Nigerian-Swedish singer

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Aug 26 Rick Hansen, Canadian paraplegic athlete (3 gold medals), born in Port Alberni, British Columbia

Paralympian and Philanthropist Rick Hansen
Paralympian and Philanthropist
Rick Hansen

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Aug 27 Bernhard Langer, German golfer (two-time Masters champion), born in Anhausen, West Germany

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer
  • Aug 28 Daniel Stern, Stamford Ct, actor (City Slickers, Wonder Years)
  • Aug 28 Rick Rossovich, actor (Top Gun, Roxanne, ER), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Aug 29 Pim Kops, rock musician (Dike, Bloedend Heart)
  • Aug 29 Therese Hession, LPGA golfer
  • Aug 29 Jerry D. Bailey, American racing jockey
  • Aug 31 Gina Schock, rocker (Gogos-Our Lips Are Sealed)
  • Aug 31 Glenn Tilbrook, rock vocalist/guitarist (Squeeze-Tempted), born in London, England
  • Aug 31 Tom Candiotti, Walnut creek CA, pitcher (LA Dodgers)
  • Aug 31 Colm O'Rourke, Former Gaelic footballer and Current panelist