Famous People Born in August 1970

  • Aug 1 David James, English footballer, born in Welwyn Garden City, England
  • Aug 1 Quentin Coryatt, American NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Aug 2 Chainey Umphrey, American gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Aug 2 Elijah Alexander, American NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2010)
  • Aug 2 Kevin Smith, American director (Chasing Amy, Mallrats, Clerks, born in Red bank, New Jersey
  • Aug 2 Philo Wallace, Barbadian cricketer (WI ODI opening batsman 1991-92), born in Haynesville, Barbados
  • Aug 2 Tony Amonte, American NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks, USA), born in Hingham, Massachusetts
  • Aug 2 Wesley "wes" Bender, American WLAF/NFL running back (Frankfurt Galaxy, New Orleans Saints), born in Van Nuys, California
  • Aug 2 Zelma Davis, Liberian-American singer (C+C Music Factory - "Things That Make You Go Hmmm..."), born in Monrovia, Liberia
  • Aug 3 Darren Mickell, American NFL defensive end (KC Chiefs, New Orleans Saints), born in Miami, Florida
  • Aug 3 Masahiro Sakurai, Japanese video game developer, born in Musashimurayama, Tokyo, Japan
  • Aug 3 Stephen Carpenter, American musician (Deftones), born in Sacramento, California
  • Aug 4 Bret Baier, American political correspondent (Fox News), born in Rumson, New Jersey
  • Aug 4 Hakeem Jeffries, American attorney and politician (Rep-D-NY 2013, 1st Black House Minority Leader), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 4 John August, American screenwriter
  • Aug 4 Orlando Trustfull, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Aug 4 Steven Jack, cricketer (South African pace bowler 1994-95)
  • Aug 5 James Gunn, American filmmaker (Guardians of the Galaxy), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Aug 5 Travis Moore, American CFL receiver (Grey Cup 1998 2001; 3 x CFL All Star; Calgary Stampeders), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Aug 6 Erwin Thijs, Belgian cyclist
  • Aug 6 M. Night Shyamalan, Indian-American film director (The Sixth Sense), born in Mahé, India
  • Aug 7 19 kittens - world record for domestic cat litter - born to four-year old Burmese cat Tarawood Antigone in Kingham, Oxfordshire, England (4 were stillborn)
  • Aug 7 Joe Cocozzo, American NFL guard (San Diego Chargers), born in Mechanicville, New York
  • Aug 8 Catriona Fallon, American rower (Olympic 4th 1992, 96), born in Burlingame, California
  • Aug 8 José Francisco Molina, Spanish soccer goalkeeper (9 caps; Atlético Madrid, Deportivo La Coruña) and manager (Villarreal CF), born in Valencia, Spain
  • Aug 8 Pascal Duquenne, Belgian actor (The Eight Day), born in Vilvoorde, Belgium
  • Aug 8 Trev Alberts, American NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Cedar Fall, Iowa
  • Aug 9 Arion Salazar, American rock bassist (Third Eye Blind - "Semi-Charmed Life"), born in Oakland, California
  • Aug 9 Chris Cuomo, American TV journalist (CNN, since 2013; ABC, 2006-13), born in Queens, New York City
  • Aug 9 Chris Gedney, American NFL tight end, 1993-2000 (Chicago Bears, Arizona Cardinals), born in Wilmington, Delaware (d. 2018)
  • Aug 9 Rod Brind'Amour, Canadian ice hockey center (Stanley Cup 2006 Carolina Hurricanes captain; NHL All Star 1992; Selke Trophy 2006, 07) and coach (Jack Adams Award 2021; Carolina Hurricanes), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Aug 9 Thomas Lennon, American actor, producer (Reno 911!), and screenwriter (Night at the Museum), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 10 Brendon Julian, Australian cricketer (Australian left-arm quickie), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Aug 10 Bret Hedican, American NHL defenseman, 1991-2009 (Vancouver Canucks, Carolina Hurricanes, and 3 other teams), born in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Aug 10 Gino Torretta, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1992; National C'ship 1989, 91; U of Miami; Seattle Seahawks), born in Pinole, California
  • Aug 11 Andy Bell, English musician (Ride, Hurricane #1, Oasis)
  • Aug 12 Alison Inverarity, Australian high jumper (Olympic 8th 1992, 96)
  • Aug 12 Anthony Swofford, American marine and novelist (Jarhead), born in Fairfield, California
  • Aug 12 Charles Mesure, British actor
  • Aug 12 Jim Schlossnagle, American baseball coach ( Texas A&M Aggies), born in Hagerstown, Maryland

Alan Shearer (53 years old)

Aug 13 English soccer striker (63 caps; Southampton, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United) and broadcaster (BBC), born in Gosforth, England

  • Aug 13 Elvis Grbac, American NFL quarterback (SF 49ers, KC Chiefs), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Aug 13 Matt Hyson, American professional wrestler, born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Aug 13 Will Clarke, American novelist (The Neon Palm of Madame Melançon), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Aug 14 Kevin Rene Cadogan, American singer-songwriter (Third Eye Blind), born in Oakland, California
  • Aug 14 Slava Dosedel, Czech tennis star, born in Přerov, Czechoslovakia
  • Aug 15 Anthony Anderson, American comedian and actor (Black-ish), born in Compton, California
  • Aug 15 Ben Silverman, American TV executive (NBC Entertainment)
  • Aug 15 Chris Byrd, American boxer (WBO heavyweight title 2000; IBF heavyweight tile 2002; Olympic silver middleweight 1992), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Aug 16 Adrian Hardy, NFL cornerback (Cin Bengals)
  • Aug 16 Bonnie Bernstein, American sportscaster
  • Aug 16 Dena Head, WNBA guard (Utah Starzz)
  • Aug 16 Eric Swann, American NFL defensive tackle, 1991-2000 (Arizona Cardinals; Carolina Panthers), born in Sanford, North Carolina
  • Aug 16 Fabio Casartelli, Italian road cyclist (Olympic gold Individual road race 1992), born in Como, Italy (d. 1995)
  • Aug 16 Lester Smith, CFL safety (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Aug 16 Manisha Koirala, Indian actress
  • Aug 16 Quinton McCracken, outfielder (Colorado Rockies), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Aug 16 Saif Ali Khan, Indian actor
  • Aug 16 Wilco Hellinga, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Aug 17 Bernard Wilson, American NFL defensive tackle (Arizona Cardinals), born in Nasville, Tennessee

Jim Courier (53 years old)

Aug 17 American tennis player, analyst (4-time Grand Slam singles winner), born in Sanford, Florida

  • Aug 17 Rupert Degas, English actor and voice artist, born in London, England
  • Aug 17 Øyvind Leonhardsen, Norwegian footballer, born in Kristiansund, Norway
  • Aug 18 Greg Dean Schmitz, American online film journalist, born in Falmouth, Massachusetts
  • Aug 18 Malcolm Jamal Warner, American actor (Theodore-Cosby Show), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Aug 18 Richie Cunningham, American football placekicker (First-team All-Pro 1997 Dallas Cowboys), born in Houma, Louisiana
  • Aug 18 Robert Higginson, American baseball outfielder (Detroit Tigers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 19 Clare Waight Keller, English fashion designer (first female head of Givenchy), born in Birmingham, England
  • Aug 19 Fat Joe [Cartagena], American rapper ("Wat's Luv?"), born in the Bronx, New York
  • Aug 19 Scott Brumfield, American NFL guard (Cin Bengals)m born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Aug 20 Els Callens, Belgian tennis star (1996 quarterfinalist Essen), born in Antwerp, Belgium
  • Aug 20 Fred Durst, American singer (Limp Bizkit), born in Gastonia, North Carolina
  • Aug 20 Jay McNeil, CFL guard (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Aug 21 Paulo Barrancos Guerra, Portuguese athlete, 10k runner, born in Barrancos, Portugal
  • Aug 21 Steve Everitt, American NFL center (Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Miami, Florida
  • Aug 22 Charlie Connelly, English writer (Attention All Shipping), born in London
  • Aug 22 Giada De Laurentiis, Italian-American chef and television host, born in Rome, Italy
  • Aug 22 Jean-Michel Bombardier, Canadian pair skater (1995, 96 Can), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 23 Andrew Henry, CFL safety (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Aug 23 Brad Mehldau, American jazz pianist, born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Aug 23 Fabian Wilnis, Dutch soccer player (NAC, De Graafschap), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Aug 23 Jay Mohr, American actor and comedian, born in Verona, New Jersey
  • Aug 23 Joseph Chebet, Kenyan athlete (Boston Marathon 1999, New York Marathon 1999, Amsterdam Marathon 1998, Vienna Marathon 2003), born in Eldoret, Kenya (d. 2023)
  • Aug 23 Lawrence Frank, American head coach, born in NYC, New York

River Phoenix (1970-1993)

Aug 23 American actor (Little Nikta, Stand By Me), born in Madras, Oregon

  • Aug 24 Dan Henderson, American mixed martial artist (UFC 17 Middleweight Tournament 1998; Rings: King of Kings Tournament 1999), born in Downey, California
  • Aug 24 Rich Beem, American golfer (PGA C'ship 2002), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Aug 24 Sandra Whyte-Sweeney, American ice hockey forward (Olympics gold 1998), born in Saugus, Massachusetts
  • Aug 24 Tugay Kerimoğlu, Turkish footballer, born in Trabzon, Turkey

Claudia Schiffer (53 years old)

Aug 25 German supermodel with over 1,000 magazine covers (Elle, Vogue, Rolling Stone), fashion designer, and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, born in Rheinberg, West Germany

  • Aug 25 Debbie Graham, tennis star (1993 Taranto doubles), born in Walnut Creek, California
  • Aug 25 Doug Glanville, outfielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Hackensack, New York
  • Aug 25 Jo Dee Messina, American country music singer (I'm Alright), born in, in Framingham, Massachusetts
  • Aug 25 Robert Horry, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Houston Rockets)
  • Aug 25 Ronald Waterreus, soccer player (Roda JC, PSV)
  • Aug 26 Brett Schultz, South African cricket pace bowler (South African Test), born in East London, South Africa

Melissa Mccarthy (53 years old)

Aug 26 American comedian and actress (Mike and Molly, Spy), born in Plainfield, Illinois

  • Aug 26 Olimpiada Ivanova, Russian race walker, born in Munsjuty, Soviet Union
  • Aug 27 Andy Bichel, Australian cricketer and pace bowler, born in Laidley, Queensland, Australia
  • Aug 27 Dene Hills, cricketer (prolific Tasmanian batsman)
  • Aug 27 Jeff Kenna, Irish footballer
  • Aug 27 Jim Thome, American Baseball HOF infielder (5 x MLB All Star; Roberto Clemente Award 2002; NL HR leader 2003; Cleveland Indians, Chicago WS), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • Aug 27 Mark Ilott, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler 1993-)
  • Aug 27 Peter Ebdon, English snooker player
  • Aug 27 Tony Kanal, Indian-American bassist and songwriter (No Doubt - "Don't Speak"), born in Kingsbury, London, England
  • Aug 28 Jaime Fields, NFL/WLAF linebacker (KC Chiefs, Scotland Claymores), born in Compton, California (d. 1999)
  • Aug 28 Rick Recht, Jewish-American rock singer-songwriter ("Tear Down The Walls"), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Aug 29 Jacco Eltingh, Dutch tennis player (1993 ATP World Doubles), born in Heerde, Netherlands
  • Aug 30 Michael Wong, Chinese Malaysian singer, born in Ipoh, Malaysia
  • Aug 31 Arie van Lent, Dutch-German footballer
  • Aug 31 Debbie Gibson, American pop singer (Only in My Dreams), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 31 James Robinson, American NBA guard (LA Clippers, Portland Trail Blazers), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Aug 31 Rania Al-Abdullah, Queen consort of Jordan, born in Kuwait City
  • Aug 31 Steve Nikataras, cricketer (left-arm pace bowler for NSW 1996-97)
  • Aug 31 Zack Ward, Canadian actor, born in Toronto, Ontario

About August 1970

How Old? 53 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Signs: Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22), Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)