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List of celebrities and famous people who were born on August 20th

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2019 - 2010

Famous birthdays on August 20th for the celebrities who were born in the years 2019 - 2010


2009 - 2000

Famous birthdays on August 20th for the celebrities who were born in the years 2009 - 2000

  • French-born daughter of film director Danis Tanovic, a well-known parent. She is the second child in the family, as well as the second daughter.


1999 - 1990

Famous birthdays on August 20th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1999 - 1990


1989 - 1980

Famous birthdays on August 20th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1989 - 1980

  • French professional road bike racer who is a Jean Delatour member since 2002. After riding for Cofidis, he switched to AG2R PrA(c).voyance at the end of 2003. After five seasons with Cofidis, Dumoulin quit the team and signed a two year contract with Ag2r La Mondiale for the 2013-2014 seasons.

  • Actor (Young Indiana Jones)

  • American guitarist and singer-songwriter

  • British actress

  • American writer, lawyer, and lecturer who specializes in U.S. criminal justice and Latin American policy. Boudin, aged 14 months, was arrested by his parents, Kathy Boudin, and David Gilbert for their roles as getaway car drivers during the 1981 Brink's robbery in Rockland County. They were sentenced to long sentences in prison and Boudin was raised by Bernardine Dohrn and …

1979 - 1970

Famous birthdays on August 20th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1979 - 1970

  • American rock star Rod Stewart's daughter with his wife Alana. She was already modeling at the age of 20 and failed to impress her parents. Hot Legs is her new line of platform shoes. Kim and her mother are both 6'9" and 5'9", respectively, and they share a stubborn streak. Kim has been a dynamo since she was able to …

  • English singer-songwriter and pianist

  • Miss Ohio Teen USA (1996)

  • English tennis player

  • American baseball player

  • Amy Adams

    American actress

  • Misha Collins

    American actor and director. He is best known for his role in Supernatural (2008)aEUR"present as the angel Castiel.

  • Russian violinist and conductor

  • Polish rower

  • Hungarian footballer

  • American basketball player and pro-free agent guard.

  • American basketball player.

  • Japanese actress and model

  • American homicide suspect accused of being a complicit in a mass killing. Juan Luna, his high school friend, allegedly walked into a Palatine, IL fast-food restaurant and killed the owners and five employees. The bodies were then allegedly placed in the freezer of the shop. Degorski's ex-girlfriend implicated the men and they were taken into custody in May 2002. According …

  • Welsh rugby player and sportscaster


1969 - 1960

Famous birthdays on August 20th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1969 - 1960

  • American professional baseball pitcher who played for three different teams during his professional career. After attending Evansville College, Benes was selected in the first round as a free agent by the San Diego Padres. He played until being suspended on 9/23/1993 for the rest of the season. Traded by Padres 9/16/1995. He was then acquired by the Seattle Mariners. Benes …

  • French business leader who was President and CEO at La Tribune between 2010 and 2012. She is the first female director and owner of a national newspaper in France.

  • American bodybuilder and wrestler

  • French terrorist killed; kidnapped and executed in Cambodia by the Khmers Rouges on 7/26/1994.

  • American actor

  • American guitarist (Pantera & Damageplan) (d. 2004).

  • He was an Italian politician and was elected Prime Minister of Italy in March 2013. He is also deputy Secretary of the Democratic Party and represents Marche in Chamber of Deputies. He was Minister of European Affairs 1998-1999 and Minister of Industry 1999-2001. From 2006 to 2008, he served as Secretary to Council of Ministers.

  • Spanish screenwriter and director

  • American screenwriter and producer of actor directors

  • American actor


1959 - 1950

Famous birthdays on August 20th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1959 - 1950

  • Joan Allen

    American actress who can play both lead and supporting roles on screen and stage.

  • West Indian cricketer

  • English soldier and politician Vice Chamberlain of the Household

  • Rock guitarist (Berlin - Take My Breath Away).

  • US singer/songwriter "Have A Little Faith in Me"

  • American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Knack and Sky). (d.2010)

  • English cricketer and coach

  • Senegalese/French ballet dancer.

  • American screenwriter and director (d. 2013).


1949 - 1940

Famous birthdays on August 20th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1949 - 1940

  • British musician and founding member of Led Zeppelin with Jimmy Page. After dropping out of his accountancy course, he began singing in local R & B groups starting in 1966. Jimmy Page approached Plant in August 1968 to invite him to join the New Yardbirds. Later, he would become a member of Led Zeppelin. Plant remained with the group for …

  • John Noble

    Australian actor and director

  • He was a Swiss alpine skier who specialized in Downhill. Russi won the 1972 Sapporo Olympics gold medal and 1976 Innsbruck bronze medal (defeated in defeat by Franz Klammer). Russi also won two gold medals at World championships. He was then appointed as the designer of downhill olympic course and commentator on Swiss TV.

  • American soldier serving in the U.S. Army for over 20 years. He was black and gay. His sexual orientation was discovered and he was discharged. He won a lawsuit against the Military, and received a large settlement. Watkins enjoyed a comfortable lifestyle but was later found to have HIV.

  • Ray Wise

    American actor

  • Australian labor union executive. She was born in Italy and immigrated to Australia with her family at the age of two. Although she was close to her mother, George was an independent teenager. At 16 she met her future husband, Paddy George, a communist, and they were married four years later. Their happy 12 year marriage ended in tragedy in …

  • Gerald McRaney
  • Brazilian actor producer and director (d. 2014).

  • French Prime Minister 1984-86. He was charged in connection to five AIDS deaths and contaminations that occurred during a crucial period in 1985. On 3/09/1999., he was released.

  • Chinese-American newscaster who was paired with Dan Rather at CBS in 1994. She was fired as co-anchor at the end of May 1995, apparently out of bad feelings.

  • German singer and keyboard player (Kraftwerk and Organisation).

  • Polish-German journalist and author

  • Infosys was co-founded by an Indian businessman

  • Indira Gandhi is an Indian politician and well-known family member. He dropped out of Cambridge and became a pilot with the incompetent Indian airlines. He was known for his meticulous accuracy. After the 1980 death of Sanjay, her second son, in a plane accident, his mother encouraged him to become a politician in 1981. Rajiv rose to the second position …

  • American manager and player

  • San Diego Padres, Cleveland Indians

  • Scottish actor, TV and film. He is equally comfortable in comedy roles as well as dramatic roles. McCoy was cast as the seventh Doctor Who, and he remained in the role for three seasons. He retired in December 1989. He was also featured in "The Stephanie Slater Story," a 1997 drama.

  • English politician and journalist

  • American jazz musician, trombone player and music teacher. Stan Kenton and the Glenn Miller Orchestra were his musical heroes. He also served as the head of jazz at a German school.

  • French fashion photographer who worked for Vogue magazine and Harper's Bazaar. He has photographed international campaigns for Dior and Louis Vuitton as well as Celine, TAG Heuer magazines, Chanel, TAG Heuer, Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent.

  • Isaac Hayes

    American singer, composer and black performer. He won the Emmy Award for the theme on 3/14/1972 and an Oscar on 4/10/1973.

  • American Beauty Queen, who won Miss America contest 9/08/1962

  • American director. He is talented as an actor, playwright and documentary writer. His work has earned him an Obi, a Tony nomination, and a Drama Desk Award. Moses was co-founder and the artist director at The Free Southern Theatre, New Orleans, 1963. He wrote music and lyrics, composed four songs, and directed "Willy Dynamite", 1974, and "The Fish That Saved …

  • Politician

  • A bureaucrat of the Serbian Communist Party was called "the Butcher in the Balkans" by his efforts to "ethnic cleansing." He was a former law student and was the CEO of one of Serbia's largest banks before he became the founder of the Socialist Party of Serbia. A hard-liner communist, he is now the president of the party.

  • French activist in politics. He is the leader of the LaRouche movement.

  • American football coach and player

  • Mexican race car driver and Mexican manager

  • English journalist and author


1939 - 1930

Famous birthdays on August 20th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1939 - 1930

  • Andrei Konchalovsky

    Russian screenwriter and producer of director films

  • English television host

  • Italian prima ballerina, with acting skills to play her roles. After attending ballet school in 1946, she danced solo at La Scala Ballet 1956-1958 and also performed internationally. Fracci is a skilled ballerina who has performed in over 60 productions alongside renowned partners like Vassiliev and Nureyev. Fracci is also the director of Teatro San Carlo, a corps de ballet …

  • Engineer and Japanese chemist, academic Nobel Prize laureate

  • German show and dance star, identical twins

  • Ron Paul

    American politician and physician, Paul is an active member and nominee of the Libertarian Party for President in 1988. Paul also participated in the Republican Party debates and was a part of the 2008 presidential race. He opposes the US war on Iraq and income taxes. He ran for the Republican presidential candidate race in 2012. Paul declared on 14 …

  • American country music singer and songwriter. Ernest Tubb's oldest son, he was his only child.

  • Texas, USA; Country singer (Grand Ole Opry).

  • Former Senator of the United States

  • (Rep-D-Florida, 1963-86)

  • Horse trainer

  • (Sen-D–Maine, 1980-94/Senate Whip 1989-)

  • Canadian conductor, who founded and directed the National Arts Center Orchestra in Ottawa, in 1969. He then began guest conducting for operas and symphony concerts around the world. He studied composition and piano in school and has played in Europe, Canada, and the U.S. He was an accomplished pianist and coach.

  • British George Medal recipient (Born 1930)

  • French freemason, the grand maA(r?)tre' of the Grand Orient de France from 1981 to 1985.

1929 - 1920

Famous birthdays on August 20th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1929 - 1920

  • American artist and designer. She was the first woman to be hired by the Walt Disney Imagineering Department within the Walt Disney Company.

  • Willem Koppejan, a Dutch astrologist and founder of the Glastonbury Experience Centre in England, is Helene. Helene and Willem Koppejan co-authored "The Zodiac Image Handbook."

  • English soldier and blogger (d. 2014.)

  • An English historian and archaeologist

  • English actress (d. 1980).

  • US country singer / actor (Gun Fury, Kimberley Jim)

  • American baseball player (d.2014)

  • British musician and astrologer, who lived in New Zealand for 20 years, and then in South Africa. He was a regular contributor of the magazine Considerations. He was a consultant astrologer and did horoscope readings in New Zealand during the aEUR50s. He resides in Cape Town, South Africa.

  • American country western singer known for his smooth baritone. He is commonly known as Gentleman Jim Reeves. He traded the cowboy costume for an upscale suit. This helped to bring country music to a new urban audience with his "uptown" sound.

  • Italian film director and actor.

  • American basketball player, father to "Pistol", Pete Maravich. He was a professional basketball player in Detroit, Youngstown, and Pittsburgh. He also served as the head basketball coach at Davis & Elkins West Virginia Wesleyan.

  • Estonian soldier and politician (d.2011)

1919 - 1910

Famous birthdays on August 20th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1919 - 1910

  • Jacqueline Susann

    American writer and the most successful woman novelist in American history. Her career was limited to TV commercials and Broadway, but she enjoyed modest success over the past 20 years. Her first book, Every Night, Josephine, was published 11/14/1963. It sold one million copies. Then came two other notable novels, "Valley of the Dolls," February 1966, and "The Love Machine," …

  • Valenéay Journalist

  • American actress. She is best known for her short career and her relationship to Ed Wood. Wood's 1955 film, "Bride of the Monster", starred her. She also starred under the name Loretta Hadler in two films by Horace Jackson in the 1970s: "Johnny Tough" and "Joey". King was played by Juliet Landau, in the Tim Burton biopic, Ed Wood, 1994. …

  • Ved?ne Military man

  • Breton nationalist, French sculptor and war-time collaborator with Nazi Germany. He headed the Breton Bagadou Stourm regiment. Later, he was granted Irish citizenship and became a professor of sculpture at The Royal Hibernian Academy.

  • Korean marathon runner/coach (1936 Olympics - Gold Medalist).

  • Michèle Alfa

    French actress who was killed in a car accident on the 24th of August 1987 in VA(c), France.

  • England, United Kingdom -- Production designer (Pinewood Studios)

  • French abstract painter. His father, a military doctor and soldier, died at the age of 13. His grandfather was a painter. Jean Deyrolle was a Parisian artist who entered the School of Art and Publicity. He began engraving and made his first lithographs. He obtained his diploma and began to paint.


1909 - 1900

Famous birthdays on August 20th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1909 - 1900

  • American trombonist, bandleader and singer of blues and Jazz. He was a world-renowned musician, having formed his own band and playing in the movie "The Birth of the Blues." His instrumental and vocal talents had a significant influence on jazz age trends.

  • Glasgow, Scotland -- Actor (Casino Royale Kidnapped).

  • German-Polish poet, philosopher, and linguist. He described the structures of consciousness.

  • US trombonist/actor (Meet Band Leaders).

  • Scottish actor on stage, screen, and television. His roles included comedy and classics. MacRae's unique and craggy face is best remembered for his part in "Para Handy aEUR" Master Mariner, a BBC comedy. He also made films such as "Whiskey Galore," 1948, and "Tunes of Glory," 60.

  • American anesthesiologist, a medical doctor who was originally from the United States. She left the field to become a chiropractor after performing too many surgeries on people she felt could benefit from alternative healing methods. Since she was seven years of age, Dr. Gayle longed to become a doctor. At 15, this was her conscious goal. She dreamed as a …

  • Italian poet, translator and writer who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1959. Quasimodo died 6/14/1968, Naples, Italy.

  • Germany Scientist

  • St Quentin EXecutives

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