Famous People Born in August 1965

  • Aug 1 Sam Mendes, British stage and film director
  • Aug 2 Takayuki Iizuka, wrestler (NJPW)
  • Aug 4 Crystal Chappell, actress (Carly-Days of our Lives), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Aug 4 Trena Trice, WNBA forward/center (NY Liberty)
  • Aug 4 Dennis Lehane, American crime writer
  • Aug 4 Fredrik Reinfeldt, Swedish politician
  • Aug 5 Jeff Coffin, American musician (Bela Fleck & the Flecktones), born in Massachusetts
  • Aug 5 M V Sridhar, cricketer (score 366 for Hyderabad v Andhra Pradesh 1994)
  • Aug 5 Motoi Sakuraba, Japanese composer
  • Aug 5 Scott William Winters, American actor
  • Aug 5 Jeff Coffin, American saxophonist, born in Massachusetts
  • Aug 6 Brian Kinchen, NFL tight end (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)

Person of interestDavid Robinson

Aug 6 David Robinson, American NBA center (San Antonio Spurs, Olympic gold 1992), born in Key West, Florida

NBA Center David Robinson
NBA Center
David Robinson
  • Aug 6 Yuki Kajiura, Japanese composer
  • Aug 6 Juliane Köhler, German actress
  • Aug 6 Mark Speight, British television presenter (d. 2008)
  • Aug 6 Vincent Wells, England cricketer
  • Aug 7 Caroline S Keggi, LPGA golfer (1994 Dinah Shore-19th), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Aug 7 Elizabeth Manley, Canadian figure skater (Olympic silver 1988)
  • Aug 8 Akitoshi Saito, wrestler (NJPW)
  • Aug 8 Angus Fraser, cricketer (England right-arm pace bowler 1989- )
  • Aug 8 Kate Langbroek, Australian media personality
  • Aug 8 Aaron Abeyta, American musician
  • Aug 9 Ezra Polley, Georgetown Kentucky, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • Aug 9 John Smith, US amateur wrestler and coach (4-time World Champion, 2-time Olympic Games champion), born in Del City, Oklahoma
  • Aug 9 Kyle Kyle [Kyle Keiderling], American rock bassist (Bang Tango), born in Kensington, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 10 Carolyn Schuwalow, Australian distance runner (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 10 John Starks, NBA guard (NY Knicks)
  • Aug 10 Patricia Spurgin, US scherpschutser (Olympic gold 1984)
  • Aug 10 Claudia Christian, American actress
  • Aug 10 Mike E. Smith, American jockey
  • Aug 10 Mike Smith, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey (9 American Classics), born in Dexter, New Mexico
  • Aug 11 Marc Bergevin, Canadian professional ice hockey player
  • Aug 11 Shinji Mikami, Japanese video game designer (Resident Evil)
  • Aug 11 Viola Davis, American actress (The Help, Prisoners, Suicide Squad), born in St. Matthews, South Carolina
  • Aug 11 Embeth Davidtz, American actress (Bicentennial Man, Schindler's List), born in Lafayette, Indiana
  • Aug 12 Angeliki Kanellopoulou, Greece, tennis star
  • Aug 12 Barry Manuel, Mamou LA, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
  • Aug 12 Peter Krause, American actor
  • Aug 13 Cris Dishman, NFL cornerback (Houston Oilers, Wash Redskins)
  • Aug 13 Leo Groenewegen, CFL guard (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Aug 13 Mark Lemke, infielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Utica, New York
  • Aug 13 Hayato Matsuo, Japanese composer
  • Aug 14 Emmanuelle Seigner, actress (The Smile), born in Paris, France
  • Aug 15 Rob Thomas, American writer
  • Aug 16 Eric van der Luer, soccer player (Roda JC)
  • Aug 16 Todd McNair, NFL running back/kick returner (Houston Oilers)
  • Aug 16 Xavier Hernandez, Port Arthur TX, pitcher (Houston Astros)
  • Aug 17 Dottie Mochrie Pepper, golfer (1992 Dinah Shore), born in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Aug 17 Fred Grim, soccer player (Cambuur L, Ajax)
  • Aug 17 Glen Goldsmith, rocker (What You See is What You Get)

  • Aug 17 Steve Gorman, Hopkinsville Ky, rock drummer (Black Crowes)
  • Aug 18 Koji Kikkawa, Japanese singer
  • Aug 18 Jim Florentine, American comedian
  • Aug 19 James Tomkins, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 19 Kevin Dillon, actor (Heaven Help Us, Platoon), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 19 Kyra Sedgwick, actress (Phenomenon, Singles, Julia-Another World)
  • Aug 19 Maria de Medeiros, Portuguese actress and director
  • Aug 20 KRS-One, American rapper
  • Aug 21 Jim Bullinger, pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Aug 21 Caryn Mower, American actress, stuntwoman and former professional wrestler, born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • Aug 22 Patricia Hy-Boulais, tennis star (1994 Auckland doubles), born in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Aug 22 Tom Gibis, American voice actor (Shikamaru Nara-Naruto), born in West St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Aug 23 Roger Avary, Canadian-born screenwriter, director, and producer

Person of interestMarlee Matlin

Aug 24 Marlee Matlin, American actress and the only deaf performer to win an Academy Award (Children of Lesser God), born in Morton Grove, Illinois

Deaf Actress Marlee Matlin
Deaf Actress
Marlee Matlin
  • Aug 24 Reggie Miller, American NBA guard (Ind Pacers, Olympic gold 1996), born in Riverside, California
  • Aug 24 Vince Alcalde, WLAF offensive assistant (Scottish Claymores)
  • Aug 25 Cornelius Bennett, American NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Aug 25 Kathleen Horvath, tennis player (French Open Jr 1980), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 25 Nate Odomes, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Aug 25 Sanjeev Sharma, cricketer (Indian pace bowler 1988-89)
  • Aug 25 Mia Zapata, American singer (The Gits) (d. 1993)
  • Aug 26 Chris Burke, actor with down syndrome (Corky-Life Goes On)
  • Aug 26 Jon Hensley, Doylestown PA, actor (Holden Snyder-As the World Turns)
  • Aug 26 Bobby Duncum, Jr., wrestler (d. 2000)
  • Aug 27 Michael Perry, NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos)
  • Aug 27 Wayne James, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test wicketkeeper v Pakistan 1993)
  • Aug 28 James Jagger, son of Mick Jagger & Jerry Hall

Person of interestShania Twain

Aug 28 Shania Twain, Canadian singer (You're Still the One), born in Windsor Ontario

Singer Shania Twain
Singer
Shania Twain
  • Aug 29 Alphons Arts, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Aug 29 Will Perdue, NBA center (San Antonio Spurs)
  • Aug 29 Dina Spybey, American actress
  • Aug 31 Willie Watson, cricket pace bowler (NZ)
  • Aug 31 Daniel Bernhardt, Swiss actor
  • Aug 31 Céline Bonnier, French Canadian actress