Famous People Born in August 1957

About August 1957

How Old? 61 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 1 Glen Gorbous, Canadian MLB outfielder (record for longest throw of a regulation baseball [445' 10"]), born in Drumheller, Alberta (d. 1990)
  • Aug 1 Laura Johnson, American actress (Falcon Crest), born in Burbank, California
  • Aug 1 Brad Stephen "Taylor" Negron, American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money), born in Glendale, California (d. 2015)
  • Aug 2 Anne Leuchars, TV journalist
  • Aug 2 Stephen Kelly Petterson, Smallbore rifle (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Aug 2 Mojo Nixon, American musician and actor
  • Aug 3 Mani Shankar, Indian filmmaker, born in Guntur, India
  • 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, Soviet gymnast (3-time Olympic Champion), born in Leningrad, Russia
  • 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 [Richard Reinhardt], American rock drummer (Ramones), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Aug 11 Masayoshi Son, Korean-Japanese chief executive of SoftBank Mobile and chairman of Sprint Corporation, born in Tosu, Saga
  • 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, American actress and director (ER, The Event), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • 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 and comedian (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, Canadian swimmer (swam English Channel 19 times)
  • Aug 20 Mike Dodd, Manhattan Beach CA beach volleyballer (Olympic silver 1996)
  • Aug 20 Scott Ayakatubby, beach volleyball champ
  • Aug 21 Budgie [Peter Edward Clarke], English rock drummer (Slits, Siouxsie & the Banshees-Wild Thing), born in St Helens, Lancashire, England
  • Aug 21 Janice Thomas, WBL guard (NY Stars)
  • Aug 21 Kim Sledge, American vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Aug 22 Holly Dunn, American country singer (Daddy's Hands), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Aug 22 Randy Romero, American Hall of Fame jockey (Breeder's Cup 1987-89), born in Erath, Louisiana
  • Aug 22 Steve Davis, English professional snooker player, born in Plumstead, London
  • Aug 23 Tasos Mitropoulos, Greek footballer and politician, born in Volos, Greece
  • Aug 24 Jeffrey Daniel, American dancer and singer (Shalamar), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestStephen Fry

Aug 24 Stephen Fry, English comedian, writer and actor (Blackadder, QI), born in London

Actor, Comedian and Writer Stephen Fry
Actor, Comedian and Writer
Stephen Fry
  • Aug 25 Sikander Bakht,Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani change bowler late 70's), born in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
  • Aug 26 Alex Trevino, catcher (LA Dodgers)
  • Aug 26 Dr. Alban, Nigerian-Swedish singer

Person of interestRick Hansen

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

Person of interestBernhard Langer

Aug 27 Bernhard Langer, German golfer (Masters champion 1985, 93), born in Anhausen, Germany

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer
  • Aug 28 Daniel Stern, American actor (City Slickers, Wonder Years), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • Aug 28 Rick Rossovich, American actor (Top Gun, Roxanne, ER), born in Palo Alto, California

Person of interestAi Weiwei

Aug 28 Ai Weiwei, Chinese artist and activist (Sunflower Seeds, Remembering), born in Beijing, China

Artist, Activist Ai Weiwei
Artist, Activist
Ai Weiwei
  • Aug 29 Pim Kops, Dutch rock musician (Dike, Bloedend Heart)
  • Aug 29 Therese Hession, LPGA golfer
  • Aug 29 Jerry D. Bailey, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey/broadcaster (Kentucky Derby 1993, 1996), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 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, pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Walnut Creek, California
  • Aug 31 Colm O'Rourke, Former Gaelic footballer and Current panelist