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Famous People Born in August 1973

  • Aug 1 Ben Johnson, Australian cricketer (promising South Australian opening batsman), born in Naracoorte, South Australia
  • Aug 1 Gregg Berhalter, American soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Aug 1 Mario Bennett, American NBA forward (LA Lakers, Phoenix Suns), born in Denton, Texas
  • Aug 1 Tempestt Bledsoe, American actress (Vanessa Huxtable-Cosby Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 1 Veerle Dejaeghere, Belgian athlete, born in Izegem, Belgium
  • Aug 1 Eduardo Noriega, Spanish actor (Open Your Eyes), born in Santander, Cantabria, Spain
  • Aug 1 Les Hill, Australian actor (Underbelly), born in Randwick, Australia
  • Aug 2 George Zidek, Czech NBA center (Denver Nuggets, Charlotte Hornets), born in Zlin, Czechia
  • Aug 2 Karina Habsudova, Slovak tennis player (1995 Futures Czech), born in Bojnice, Slovakia
  • Aug 2 Kia Goodwin, American actress (Tiffany Holloway-227), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • Aug 2 Nancy Drolet, Canadian ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998), born in Drummondville, Canada
  • Aug 2 Susie O'Neill, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m butterfly 1992; 200m freestyle 1996), born in Mackay, Queensland
  • Aug 2 Danie Keulder, Namibian cricketer, born in Keetmanshoop, Namibia
  • Aug 2 Brendan Dolan, Irish darts player (2011 - played perfect 9 dart game), born in Enniskillen, United Kingdom
  • Aug 3 Kurt Grote, American 100m/200m breaststroke (Olympic 6th 1996)
  • Aug 3 Nikos Dabizas, Greek footballer, born in Amyntaio, Greece

  • Aug 3 Jay Cutler, American bodybuilder (4x Mr. Olympia winner - 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2010), born in Sterling, Massachusetts
  • Aug 4 Alex Molden, cornerback (New Orleans Saints)
  • Aug 4 Eddie Cade, NFL full safety (NE Patriots)
  • Aug 4 Peter Tsekenis, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 4 Xavier Marchand, French swimmer
  • Aug 5 Brendan Todd, Australian mistral sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 5 Sean Sherk, American mixed martial artist
  • Aug 5 Sanwar Hossain, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • Aug 6 Robert Lee, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Aug 6 Vera Farmiga, American actress
  • Aug 6 Max Kellerman, American sportscaster
  • Aug 6 Stuart O'Grady, Australian cyclist
  • Aug 7 Bo Hanson, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in New South Wales, Australia
  • Aug 7 Kevin Muscat, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Crawley, United Kingdom
  • Aug 7 Kimmo Rinatnen, Finnish hockey forward (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998), born in Rauma, Finland
  • Aug 7 Danny Graves, American baseball player, born in South Vietnam
  • Aug 8 Shane Lee, cricket all-rounder (NSW & Somerset, Australian ODI 1995-)
  • Aug 8 Senta Moses, American actress
  • Aug 8 Scott Stapp, American singer (Creed)
  • Aug 9 James McKeehan, tight end (Tennessee Oilers)

  • Aug 9 Jay Hagood, tackle (NY Jets)
  • Aug 9 Jimmy King, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
  • Aug 9 Filippo Inzaghi, Italian footballer
  • Aug 9 Kevin McKidd, Scottish actor
  • Aug 10 Jessica Grieco, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Aug 10 Lisa Raymond, American tennis star (11 Grand Slam double titles), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 10 Mark Doubleday, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 10 Sherriden May, NFL fullback (NY Jets)
  • Aug 10 Javier Zanetti, Argentinian footballer
  • Aug 11 Edgardo Alfonzo, Sta Teresa Venezuela, infielder (NY Mets)
  • Aug 11 Nigel Harman, British actor (Eastenders), born in London
  • Aug 12 Latasha Byears, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)
  • Aug 12 Todd Marchant, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Aug 12 Sayyed Muqtada al-Sadr, Iranian Shia cleric, son of Ayatollah Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr, born in Najaf, Iran
  • Aug 12 Joseba Beloki, Spanish cyclist
  • Aug 12 Jonathan Coachman, American professional wrestler and executive
  • Aug 12 Richard Reid, British terrorist, referred to as the "shoe bomber".
  • Aug 12 Grey DeLisle, American voice actress
  • Aug 13 Armon Williams, American football safety & linebacker (Tennessee Oilers), born in Chandler, Arizona
  • Aug 13 Sherman Williams, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Aug 13 Molly Henneberg, American journalist (Fox News Channel)
  • Aug 13 Eric Medlen, American NHRA drag racer, born in Oakdale, California (d. 2007)
  • Aug 13 Kamila Shamsie, Pakistani British writer (Home Fire), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • Aug 14 Kieren Perkins, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 1,500m 1992, 96), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Aug 14 Mike Mamula, American NFL player (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Lackawanna, New York
  • Aug 14 Nancy Sweetnam, Canadian 400m swimmer (Olympics-7-92, 96), born in Lindsay, Canada
  • Aug 14 Romane Bohringer, French actress (Savage Nights), born in Pont-Sainte-Maxence, France
  • Aug 14 Wayne Chrebet, American NFL wide receiver (NY Jets), born in Garfield, New Jersey
  • Aug 14 Jay-Jay Okocha, Nigerian footballer, born in Enugu, Nigeria
  • Aug 14 Jared Borgetti, Mexican footballer, born in Culiacancito, Mexico
  • Aug 14 Daisuke Ishiwatari, Japanese game developer and composer, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Aug 15 Marcus Jones, defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Aug 16 Damian Jackson, American baseball player
  • Aug 17 A J Wood, American soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 18 Clarence Benford, American football tight end (Seattle Seahawks), born in Windsor Forest, Georgia
  • Aug 18 Luke Fickell, American football defensive tackle (New Orleans Saints), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Aug 19 Roy Rogers, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
  • Aug 19 Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway
  • Aug 19 Marco Materazzi, Italian footballer
  • Aug 20 Todd Helton, American baseball player (Colorado Rockies), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Aug 21 Ben Mann, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 21 Ismael Valdes, Mexican baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Ciudad Victoria, Mexico

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Aug 21 Sergey Brin, Russian-born American computer scientist and businessman (co-founded Google with Larry Page), born in Moscow, Soviet Union

Co-Founder of Google Sergey Brin
Co-Founder of Google
Sergey Brin
  • Aug 22 Kristen Wiig, American comedian and actress (Bridesmaids, Ghostbusters), born in Canandaigua, New York
  • Aug 22 Howie Dorough, American singer (Backstreet Boys - "I Want It That Way"), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Aug 23 James Roe, American football wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Aug 23 Jason Clemett, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Aug 23 Casey Blake, American baseball player, born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Aug 23 Malaika Arora Khan, Indian actress and model, born in Thane, India
  • Aug 24 Andrew Brunette, Canadian NHL left wing (Washington Capitals), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • Aug 24 Barret Oliver, American actor (The Neverending Story, Secret Garden), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 24 Dave Chappelle, American actor and comedian, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 24 Inge de Bruijn, Dutch swimmer, born in Barendrecht, Netherlands
  • Aug 24 Carmine Giovinazzo, American actor, born in Port Richmond, New York
  • Aug 25 Fatih Akin, Turkish-German film director

  • Aug 26 Barret Robbins, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)
  • Aug 27 Carlene Begnaud, American professional wrestler
  • Aug 27 Cory Bowles, Canadian actor
  • Aug 27 Danny Coyne, Welsh footballer
  • Aug 27 Dietmar Hamann, German footballer
  • Aug 28 Theaster Gates, American installation artist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 28 Matthew John Armstrong, American actor (American Dreams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 28 DJ Assault [Craig De Shan Adams], American musician, born in Detroit
  • Aug 29 Devin Wyman, American football defensive tackle (New England Patriots), born in East Palo Alto, California
  • Aug 29 Jermane Mayberry, American football offensive lineman (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Floresville, Texas
  • Aug 29 Olivier Jacque, French motorcyclist, born in Villerupt, France
  • Aug 29 Adam Sessler, American TV show host, born in Berkeley, California,
  • Aug 29 Vincent Cavanagh, English rock musician (Anathema), born in Liverpool, England
  • Aug 30 Amy Sherald, American painter (portrait of Michelle Obama), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • Aug 30 Lisa Ling, American journalist (CNN), born in Sacramento, California
  • Aug 31 Priest Lauderdale, NBA center (Denver Nuggets)
  • Aug 31 Reggie Geary, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
  • Aug 31 Scott Niedermayer, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils)

About August 1973

How Old? 47 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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