People born on 12 August

(43 found)

The Jacka
rapper, criminal, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Dominic Newton
Also Known As:
Shaheed Akbar
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Changed his name to Shaheed Akbar. San Francisco based, from Richmond, California. Album The Jack Artist. Served a 1 year sentence for grand theft and armed robbery. Group Mob Figaz. Shot to death while rapping with friends.

Wednesday 13
musician, singer, punk, metal

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Poole
Also Known As:
Joe Nothing
Audrey 3
Buck Bourbon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bands Wednesday 13, Murderdolls, Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13.

Casey Affleck
actor, writer, producer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Ben Affleck by 2 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Summer Phoenix by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Manchester by the Sea, Good Will Hunting, Interstellar, Chasing Amy, Ocean's Eleven (2001), Ocean's Twelve, Ocean's Thirteen, Gone Baby Gone.

Richard Reid
terrorist

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Colvin Reid
Also Known As:
Abdel Rahim
Abdul Rof
Enrol (as a graffiti writer)
Nickname(s):
the Shoe Bomber
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tried to explode bomb in his shoes on a plane. Sentenced to 3 life terms plus 110 years in prison without parole.

Del Tha Funky Homosapien
rapper

Real/Birth Name:
Teren Delvon Jones
Also Known As:
Del the Funky Homosapien
Deltron Zero
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums No Need for Alarm, Both Sides of the Brain.

Pete Sampras
tennis

Real/Birth Name:
Pete Sampras
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Bridgette Wilson-Sampras by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Won 14 Grand Slam singles titles.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rebecca Gayheart
soap, actor, model, criminal, director, producer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Rebecca Gayheart
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Older than Eric Dane by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Probation for vehicular manslaughter. Spokesmodel for Noxzema. TV series Loving, Earth 2. Movies Scream 2. Broadway play Steel Magnolias. Television movies The Christmas Blessing, Invasion.

Mike Gundy
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Mike Gundy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback at team Oklahoma State University. Head coach there.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Connie Mack IV
US Representative

Real/Birth Name:
Cornelius Alexander McGillicuddy IV
Also Known As:
Connie Mack Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great grandson of
son of
grandson of
grand nephew of
husband of
Younger than Mary Bono Mack by 5 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Republican US Representative from Florida, 14th Congressional district from 2005through 2012. Former state representative in Florida. Candidate for Senate 2012.

Peter Krause
actor, producer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Peter William Krause
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Last name pronounce with two syllables. TV series Cybill, Sports Night, Six Feet Under, Parenthood, Dirty Sexy Money.

Sir Mix-A-Lot
rapper, producer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Ray
Also Known As:
Sir Mix A Lot
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Jump on It!, Baby Got Back, Square Dance Rap, Posse on Broadway. Albums Daddy's Home, Mack Daddy, Swass. TV series The Watcher.

Miss Cleo
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Youree Dell Harris
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53, 17 days before her 54th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role as the Jamaican psychic Miss Cleo on television commercials.

Lynette Woodard
basketball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Lynette Woodard
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams University of Kansas, Cleveland Rockers, Detroit Shock. Coach team Winthrop Eagles. Olympic Gold Medal 1984.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bruce Greenwood
soap, actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Stuart Bruce Greenwood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series St. Elsewhere, Knots Landing, Sleepwalkers. Movies Passenger 57, The Post, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, Hollywood Homicide, Truth, Star Trek Into Darkness, Thirteen Days, The Soul Collector, The Core, Flight, I, Robot, Eight Below, Star Trek.

Pat Metheny
musician

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Bruce Metheny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charles E. Brady Jr.
space, doctor, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Eldon Brady Jr.
Nickname(s):
Chuck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54, 20 days before his 55th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Apparenty suicide, self inflicted knife wounds in the woods outside his home on Orcas Island in Washington state.

Space Missions:

STS-78
Shuttle Columbia, launched June 20, 1996

Duration: 16d 21h.

Jim Beaver
actor, writer, soap, producer

Real/Birth Name:
James Norman Beaver Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Cecily Adams, until her death.
Older than Cecily Adams by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Deadwood, The Young and the Restless. Movies Silkwood, Joy Ride. Play Verdigris.

Mark Knopfler
musician, singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Mark Freuder Knopfler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21

Brief Facts:

Group Dire Straits. Album Brothers in Arms. A dinosaur is named after him. Named an Officer of the OBE New Year's Eve 1999.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2018 as a member of group Dire Straits.

Larry Troutman
musician, R&B, suicide, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Larry Troutman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Roger Troutman by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of group Zapp. Songs Computer Love, More Bounce to the Ounce. Murdered brother Roger Troutman then shot himself.

Dana Ivey
actor, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Dana Robins Ivey
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, The Addams Family, Addams Family Values, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde, The Help, The Color Purple. Broadway plays Sex and Longing, Sunday in the Park with George.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

L.M. Kit Carson
actor, producer, director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Minor Carson
Also Known As:
L. M. Kit Carson
Nickname(s):
Kit
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Karen Black by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2.

Skip Caray
baseball, sports analyst, tv, radio, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Christopher Caray Jr.
Also Known As:
Harry Caray Jr.
Nickname(s):
Skip
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68, 9 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Slugger's Wife. Baseball team Atlanta Braves as TV and radio broadcaster.

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George Hamilton
actor, producer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
George Stevens Hamilton IV
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Alana Stewart by 5 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Godfather: Part III, Where the Boys Are, Love at First Bite, Your Cheatin' Heart, The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing, Zorro, the Gay Blade. Broadway musical play Chicago.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry12 August 2009
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 210 S. Palm Canyon Drive10 December 1999

Parnelli Jones
auto racing, business, NASCAR

Real/Birth Name:
Rufus Parnell Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won Indianapolis 500 in 1963. Six IndyCar wins and twelve pole positions, four wins in 34 NASCAR starts.

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Billie Jean Horton
singer, country

Real/Birth Name:
Billie Jean Jones
Also Known As:
Billie Jean Jones Eshliman Williams Horton Berlin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Hank Williams, until his death.
Younger than Hank Williams by 9 years.
wife of
Johnny Horton, until his death.
Younger than Johnny Horton by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Widow of two country music greats. Album Ocean of Tears.

Charlie O'Donnell
radio, dj, tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Charles O'Donnell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Announcer for many TV game shows, especially Wheel of Fortune.

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William Goldman
writer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
William Goldman
Also Known As:
S. Morgenstern
Simon Morgenstern
Harry Longbaugh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novels adapted as movies Marathon Man, The Princess Bride. Movie scripts Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, All the President's Men. Broadway play, adapted Misery.

Buck Owens
singer, country, tv, actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Alvis Edgar Owens Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Bonnie Owens by less than 1 year.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Co-host with Roy Clark of TV show Hee Haw. Movie Murder Can Hurt You. Song with his son, Let the World Keep on A-Turnin'. Song Act Naturally. Died at his home in Bakersfield, California.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Porter Wagoner
singer, country, musician, tv, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Porter Wayne Wagoner
Nickname(s):
Mr. Grand Ole Opry
The Thin Man From West Plains
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Known for wearing rhinestone suits. Movie Honkytonk Man. TV show The Porter Wagoner Show. Often sang duets with Dolly Parton. Songs Satisfied Mind, Misery Loves Company, I've Enjoyed as Much of This as I Can Stand, Sorrow on the Rocks, Green, Green Grass of Home, Skid Row Joe, The Cold Hard Facts of Life, The Carroll County Accident.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Derek
actor, director

Real/Birth Name:
Derek Delevan Harris
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Bo Derek, until he died.
Older than Bo Derek by 30 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Linda Evans by 16 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Ursula Andress by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Rogues of Sherwood Forest, The Ten Commandments. Directed movie Bolero starring his wife Bo Derek.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6531 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Frances Arnstein
famous, activist, socialite

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Brice Arnstein
Also Known As:
Frances Brice
Fran Stark
Frances Brice Stark
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

On many best-dressed lists.

Marjorie Reynolds
actor, western, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Marjorie Goodspeed
Also Known As:
Marjorie Moore
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie (musical) Holiday Inn. TV show The Life of Riley.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1525 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Michael Kidd
dancer, choreographer, director, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Milton Greenwald
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway musicals Guys and Dolls, Li'l Abner.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alex Wojciechowicz
football

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Francis Wojciechowicz
Nickname(s):
Wojie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 30 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive lineman and linebacker. Teams Fordham University, Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles.

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Cantinflas
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Mario Moreno Reyes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Around the World in Eighty Days.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6438 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry10 October 1980

Jane Wyatt
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jane Waddington Wyatt
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Lost Horizon, Great Expectations. TV series Father Knows Best.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6350 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Joe Besser
actor, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Besser
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Replacement for a member of the 3 Stooges.

Alfred Lunt
actor, Broadway, radio, director, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Davis Lunt Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 9 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Lynn Fontanne, until he died.
Younger than Lynn Fontanne by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Received two Tony Awards. Broadway plays, often with his wife The Visit, Ondine, Quadrille, Design for Living, The Taming of the Shrew, Idiot's Delight. Movie The Guardman.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Al Goodman
conductor, composer, musician, producer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Al Goodman
Also Known As:
Alfred Goodman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Composed songs When Hearts Are Young, Call of Love, Twilight. TV series The Colgate Comedy Hour. Conductor for Broadway plays The Student Prince, Blossom Time.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6300 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry

Pauline Frederick
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Pauline Beatrice Libby
Nickname(s):
Polly
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Silent movies Smouldering Fires (1925), Devil's Island. Movie Thank You, Mr. Moto.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Cecil B. DeMille
producer, director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Cecil Blount DeMille
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Ten Commandments, The Greatest Show on Earth.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1725 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6240 Vine Street for contributions to radio

Christy Mathewson
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Mathewson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for teams New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds. In 1905 he pitched three shutouts in six days.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mary Roberts Rinehart
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Ella Roberts
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mystery fiction. Novel The Circular Staircase. Play The Breaking Point. Movies The Bat, Miss Pinkerton, Tish.
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