Famous People Born in August 1958

About August 1958

How Old? 60 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 1 Adrian Dunbar, Northern Irish actor (Hear My Song), born in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
  • Aug 1 Rob Buck, American musician (10,000 Maniacs), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 2000)
  • Aug 1 Tor HÃ¥kon Holte, Norwegian cross country skier, born in Drammen, Norway
  • Aug 1 "Michael Penn, American singer, songwriter, and composer (No Myth), born in Greenwich Village, New York City
  • Aug 2 Arshad Ayub, cricketer (Indian off-spinner of the late 1980's)
  • Aug 3 Cindy Nixon, American singer (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Aug 3 Ana Kokkinos, Greek-Australian film director (The Secret Life of Us), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Aug 4 Greg Foster, Maywood Ill, 110m hurdler (Olympic silver 1984)
  • Aug 4 Mary Decker Tabb Slaney, NJ, olympic track star (mile record 4:16.71)
  • Aug 4 Allison Hedge Coke, American poet and writer
  • Aug 4 Kym Karath, American actress
  • Aug 6 Randy DeBarge, rock vocalist/bassist (Debarge), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Aug 6 Simon Francken, Dutch bassist (Ivy Green)
  • Aug 7 Alberto Salazar, marathoner (NYC Marathon Winner)
  • Aug 7 Bruce Dickinson, heavy metal rocker (Iron Maiden-Run to Hills)
  • Aug 7 Larisa Karlova, USSR, team handball player (Olympic gold 1976, 80)

  • Aug 7 Russell Baze, Canadian Racing Hall of Fame jockey (10-time US champion, 12,844 wins), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Aug 8 Chris[sie Boy] Foreman, rock guitarist (Madness)
  • Aug 8 Deborah Norville, news anchor (Today Show, Inside Edition)
  • Aug 8 Harry Crosby, actor (Friday the 13th), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 8 Cecilia Roth, Argentine actress
  • Aug 9 Amanda Bearse, actress (Marcy Rhodes-Married With Children)
  • Aug 9 Greg Chaisson, heavy metal rocker (Badlands-Dreams in the Dark)
  • Aug 10 Jack Richards, English cricket wicket-keeper (mid-80's)
  • Aug 10 Rami Hamdallah, Palestinian politician, academic and Prime Minister of Palestine (2014-present), born in Anabta, West Bank
  • Aug 11 Cordelia Gonzalez, actress (La Gran Fiesta), born in San Juan Puerto Rico
  • Aug 11 Lori Garbacz, South Bend IN, LPGA golfer (1989 Circle K Tucson Open)
  • Aug 13 David W Feherty, Bangor N Ireland, PGA golfer (1994 New England-2nd)
  • Aug 13 Feargal Sharkey, Irish rocker (The Undertones), born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Aug 13 Randall Shughart, American Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1993)
  • Aug 14 "Beautiful" Bobby Eaton, wrestler (SMW/ECW/NJPW/WCW, Midnight Express)
  • Aug 15 Victor Shenderovich, Russian satirist
  • Aug 15 Rondell Sheridan, American actor and comedian
  • Aug 16 Angela Bassett, American actress (What's Love Got to Do With It), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 16 Jonathan Prince, Beverly Hills Pa, actor (Danny-Alice, Pray TV)
  • Aug 16 Jose Luis, Clerc Argentina, tennis star
  • Aug 16 Peter "Jeff" K Wisoff, Norfolk VA, PhD/Astronaut (STS 57, 68, 81/84)

Person of interestMadonna

Aug 16 Madonna [Ciccone], American singer and actress (Like a Virgin), born in Bay City, Michigan

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna
  • Aug 17 Belinda Carlisle, (GoGos lead singer, Heaven on Earth), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 18 Madeleine Stowe, actress (Tropical Snow, Bad Girls), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 18 Reginald "Reg" E Cathey, American actor (The Wire, Oz, House of Cards), born in Huntsville, Alabama (d. 2018)

  • Aug 19 Gary Gaetti, Centralia IL, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Aug 19 Brendan Nelson, Australian politician
  • Aug 20 Patricia Rozema, Canadian film director and screenwriter
  • Aug 20 David O. Russell, American filmmaker (Silver Linings Playbook), born in New York
  • Aug 22 Ian Mitchell, American rocker (Bay City Rollers), born in Downpatrick, Ireland
  • Aug 22 Colm Feore, American actor (The Chronicles of Riddick), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 22 Stevie Ray [Lane Huffman], American professional wrestler, born in Houston, Texas
  • Aug 22 Vernon Reid, English-born American musician (Living Colour), born in London
  • Aug 23 Julio Franco, oldest regular position player in MLB history, born in Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic
  • Aug 24 Steve Guttenberg, American actor (Police Academy, Short Circuit), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 24 Tracy Harris, American artist
  • Aug 24 Chris Offutt, American author
  • Aug 25 Christian LeBlanc, American actor (Michael Baldwin-Young & Restless), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Aug 25 Saskia van Orly, Dutch singer (Tambourine)

Person of interestTim Burton

Aug 25 Tim Burton, American film director (Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands), born in Burbank, California

Film Director Tim Burton
Film Director
Tim Burton
  • Aug 26 Jan Nevens, Belgian cyclist
  • Aug 27 Sergei Konstantinovich Krikalev, Russian cosmonaut (TM-7, TM-12, STS 60)
  • Aug 27 Yoshinori Mizumaki, PGA golfer (1994 Byron Nelson-2nd), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Aug 27 Normand Brathwaite, Canadian comedian and television and radio host
  • Aug 27 Tom Lanoye, Belgian author
  • Aug 27 Stalking Cat [Dennis Avner], body modifier (world record holder in body modification), born in Flint, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • Aug 28 Scott Hamilton, American figure ice skater (Olympic gold 1984), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Aug 29 Lenny Henry, British stand-up comedian (3 of a Kind), born in Dudley, West Midlands, England

Person of interestMichael Jackson

Aug 29 Michael Jackson, recording artist and King of Pop (Thriller, Bad), born in Gary, Indiana (d. 2009)

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • Aug 30 Anna Politkovskaya, Russian journalist and human rights activist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • Aug 31 David H Mattheisen, Blue Island Ill, PhD/astronaut (STS 73 alt)
  • Aug 31 Serge Blanco, French rugby union footballer