Famous People Born on August 17, August 17 Famous Birthdays

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August 17 Birthdays, Famous People born on August 17th

Year Name
2003 Nastasja Schunk, German tennis player
2000 Lil Pump, American rapper and songwriter
1996 Jake Virtanen, Canadian ice hockey player
1995 Gracie Gold, American figure skater
1995 Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, New Zealand rugby league player
1994 Phoebe Bridgers, American singer/songwriter
1993 Ederson Moraes, Brazilian footballer
1993 Sarah Sjöström, Swedish swimmer
1992 Alex Elisala, New Zealand-Australian rugby player (d. 2013)
1992 Paige, English wrestler
1989 Rachel Corsie, Scottish footballer
1988 Natalie Sandtorv, Norwegian singer-songwriter
1988 Jihadi John, Kuwaiti-British member of ISIS (d. 2015)
1988 Erika Toda, Japanese actress
1986 Rudy Gay, American basketball player
1986 Tyrus Thomas, American basketball player
1985 Yū Aoi, Japanese actress and model
1984 Dee Brown, American basketball player
1984 Oksana Domnina, Russian ice dancer
1984 Liam Heath, British sprint canoeist
1984 Garrett Wolfe, American football player
1983 Dustin Pedroia, American baseball player
1982 Phil Jagielka, English footballer
1982 Cheerleader Melissa, American wrestler and manager
1982 Mark Salling, American actor and musician (d. 2018)
1980 Keith Dabengwa, Zimbabwean cricketer
1980 Daniel Güiza, Spanish footballer
1980 Jan Kromkamp, Dutch footballer
1980 Lene Marlin, Norwegian singer-songwriter
1979 Antwaan Randle El, American football player and journalist
1977 Nathan Deakes, Australian race walker
1977 William Gallas, French footballer
1977 Thierry Henry, French footballer
1977 Mike Lewis, Welsh guitarist
1977 Tarja Turunen, Finnish singer-songwriter and producer
1976 Eric Boulton, Canadian ice hockey player
1976 Geertjan Lassche, Dutch journalist and director
1976 Serhiy Zakarlyuka, Ukrainian footballer and manager (d. 2014)
1974 Johannes Maria Staud, Austrian composer
1972 Habibul Bashar, Bangladeshi cricketer
1971 Uhm Jung-hwa, South Korean singer and actress
1971 Jorge Posada, Puerto Rican-American baseball player
1971 Shaun Rehn, Australian footballer and coach
1970 Jim Courier, American tennis player and sportscaster
1970 Andrus Kivirähk, Estonian author
1970 Øyvind Leonhardsen, Norwegian footballer and coach
1969 Christian Laettner, American basketball player and coach
1969 Donnie Wahlberg, American singer-songwriter, actor and producer
1969 Kelvin Mercer, American rapper, songwriter and producer
1968 Andriy Kuzmenko, Ukrainian singer-songwriter (d. 2015)
1968 Ed McCaffrey, American football player and sportscaster
1968 Helen McCrory, English actress (d. 2021)
1967 Michael Preetz, German footballer and manager
1966 Jüri Luik, Estonian politician and diplomat, 18th Estonian Minister of Defense
1966 Rodney Mullen, American skateboarder and stuntman
1966 Don Sweeney, Canadian ice hockey player and manager
1965 Steve Gorman, American drummer
1965 Dottie Pepper, American golfer
1964 Colin James, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1964 Maria McKee, American singer-songwriter
1964 Dave Penney, English footballer and manager
1963 Jon Gruden, American football player, coach, and sportscaster
1963 Jackie Walorski, American politician (d. 2022)
1962 Gilby Clarke, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1962 Dan Dakich, American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster
1960 Stephan Eicher, Swiss singer-songwriter
1960 Sean Penn, American actor, director, and political activist
1959 Jonathan Franzen, American novelist and essayist
1959 Jacek Kazimierski, Polish footballer
1959 Eric Schlosser, American journalist and author
1958 Belinda Carlisle, American singer-songwriter
1958 Fred Goodwin, Scottish banker and accountant
1958 Maurizio Sandro Sala, Brazilian race car driver
1957 Ken Kwapis, American director and screenwriter
1957 Laurence Overmire, American poet, author, and actor
1957 Robin Cousins, British competitive figure skater
1956 Gail Berman, American businessman, co-founded BermanBraun
1956 Álvaro Pino, Spanish cyclist
1955 Colin Moulding, English singer-songwriter and bassist
1954 Eric Johnson, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1954 Andrés Pastrana Arango, Colombian lawyer and politician, 38th President of Colombia
1953 Mick Malthouse, Australian footballer and coach
1953 Herta Müller, Romanian-German poet and author, Nobel Prize laureate
1953 Korrie Layun Rampan, Indonesian author, poet, and critic (d. 2015)
1953 Kevin Rowland, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1952 Aleksandr Maksimenkov, Russian footballer and coach (d. 2012)
1952 Nelson Piquet, Brazilian race car driver and businessman
1952 Mario Theissen, German engineer and businessman
1952 Guillermo Vilas, Argentinian tennis player
1951 Richard Hunt, American Muppet performer (d. 1992)
1949 Norm Coleman, American lawyer and politician, 52nd Mayor of St. Paul
1949 Sue Draheim, American fiddler and composer (d. 2013)
1949 Julian Fellowes, English actor, director, screenwriter, and politician
1949 Sib Hashian, American rock drummer (d. 2017)
1948 Alexander Ivashkin, Russian-English cellist and conductor (d. 2014)
1947 Mohamed Abdelaziz, President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (d. 2016)
1947 Gary Talley, American guitarist, singer-songwriter, and author
1946 Hugh Baiocchi, South African golfer
1946 Martha Coolidge, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1946 Patrick Manning, Trinidadian-Tobagonian politician, 4th Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago (d. 2016)
1945 Rachel Pollack, American author, poet, and educator
1944 Larry Ellison, American businessman, co-founded the Oracle Corporation
1944 Jean-Bernard Pommier, French pianist and conductor
1943 Edward Cowie, English composer, painter, and author
1943 Robert De Niro, American actor, entrepreneur, director, and producer[20]
1943 John Humphrys, Welsh journalist and author
1943 Dave "Snaker" Ray, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2002)
1942 Shane Porteous, Australian actor, animator, and screenwriter
1941 Lothar Bisky, German businessman and politician (d. 2013)
1941 Jean Pierre Lefebvre, Canadian director and screenwriter
1940 Eduardo Mignogna, Argentinian director and screenwriter (d. 2006)
1940 Barry Sheerman, English academic and politician
1939 Luther Allison, American blues guitarist and singer (d. 1997)
1938 Theodoros Pangalos, Greek lawyer and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Greece
1936 Seamus Mallon, Irish educator and politician, Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland (d. 2020)
1936 Margaret Heafield Hamilton, American computer scientist, systems engineer, and business owner.
1934 João Donato, Brazilian pianist and composer
1934 Ron Henry, English footballer (d. 2014)
1933 Mark Dinning, American pop singer (d. 1986)
1932 V. S. Naipaul, Trinidadian-English novelist and essayist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2018)
1932 Duke Pearson, American pianist and composer (d. 1980)
1932 Jean-Jacques Sempé, French cartoonist (d. 2022)
1931 Tony Wrigley, English historian, demographer, and academic (d. 2022)
1930 Harve Bennett, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2015)
1930 Ted Hughes, English poet and playwright (d. 1998)
1929 Francis Gary Powers, American captain and pilot (d. 1977)
1928 T. J. Anderson, American composer, conductor, and educator
1928 Willem Duys, Dutch tennis player, sportscaster, and producer (d. 2011)
1927 Sam Butera, American saxophonist and bandleader (d. 2009)
1927 F. Ray Keyser Jr., American lawyer and politician, 72nd Governor of Vermont (d. 2015)
1926 Valerie Eliot, English businesswoman (d. 2012)
1926 Jiang Zemin, Chinese engineer and politician, former General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (paramount leader) and 5th President of China (d. 2022)
1924 Evan S. Connell, American novelist, poet, and short story writer (d. 2013)
1923 Carlos Cruz-Diez, Venezuelan artist (d. 2019)
1923 Larry Rivers, American painter and sculptor (d. 2002)
1922 Roy Tattersall, English cricketer (d. 2011)
1921 Geoffrey Elton, German-English historian and academic (d. 1994)
1920 Lida Moser, American photographer and author (d. 2014)
1919 Georgia Gibbs, American singer (d. 2006)
1918 Evelyn Ankers, British-American actress (d. 1985)
1918 Ike Quebec, American saxophonist and pianist (d. 1963)
1918 Michael John Wise, English geographer and academic (d. 2015)
1916 Moses Majekodunmi, Nigerian physician and politician (d. 2012)
1914 Bill Downs, American journalist (d. 1978)
1914 Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr., American lawyer and politician (d. 1988)
1913 Oscar Alfredo Gálvez, Argentinian race car driver (d. 1989)
1913 Rudy York, American baseball player and manager (d. 1970)
1911 Mikhail Botvinnik, Russian chess player and engineer (d. 1995)
1911 Martin Sandberger, German colonel and lawyer (d. 2010)
1909 Larry Clinton, American trumpet player and bandleader (d. 1985)
1909 Wilf Copping, English footballer (d. 1980)
1904 Mary Cain, American journalist and politician (d. 1984)
1904 Leopold Nowak, Austrian composer and musicologist (d. 1991)
1900 Vivienne de Watteville, British travel writer and adventurer (d. 1957)
1900 Pauline A. Young, American teacher, historian, aviator and activist (d. 1991)
1896 Leslie Groves, American general and engineer (d. 1970)
1896 Tõnis Kint, Estonian lieutenant and politician, Prime Minister of Estonia in exile (d. 1991)
1896 Oliver Waterman Larkin, American historian and author (d. 1970)
1894 William Rootes, 1st Baron Rootes, English businessman, founded Rootes Group (d. 1964)
1893 John Brahm, German-American director and production manager (d. 1982)
1893 Mae West, American stage and film actress (d. 1980)
1890 Stefan Bastyr, Polish soldier and pilot (d. 1920)
1890 Harry Hopkins, American politician and diplomat, 8th United States Secretary of Commerce (d. 1946)
1888 Monty Woolley, American actor, raconteur, and pundit (d. 1963)
1887 Charles I of Austria (d. 1922)
1887 Marcus Garvey, Jamaican journalist and activist, founded Black Star Line (d. 1940)
1880 Percy Sherwell, South African cricketer and tennis player (d. 1948)
1878 Reggie Duff, Australian cricketer (d. 1911)
1877 Ralph McKittrick, American golfer and tennis player (d. 1923)
1873 John A. Sampson, American gynecologist and academic (d. 1946)
1866 Mahbub Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VI, Indian 6th Nizam of Hyderabad (d. 1911)
1865 Julia Marlowe, English-American actress (d. 1950)
1863 Gene Stratton-Porter, American author and photographer (d. 1924)
1849 William Kidston, Scottish-Australian politician, 17th Premier of Queensland (d. 1919)
1845 Henry Cadwalader Chapman, American physician and naturalist (d. 1909)
1840 Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, English poet and activist (d. 1922)
1828 Jules Bernard Luys, French neurologist and physician (d. 1897)
1801 Fredrika Bremer, Swedish writer and feminist (d. 1865)
1786 Davy Crockett, American soldier and politician (d. 1836)
1786 Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (d. 1861)
1768 Louis Desaix, French general (d. 1800)
1753 Josef Dobrovský, Bohemian philologist and historian (d. 1828)
1686 Nicola Porpora, Italian composer and educator (d. 1768)
1629 John III Sobieski, Polish–Lithuanian king (d. 1696)
1603 Lennart Torstensson, Swedish Field Marshal, Privy Councillour and Governor-General (d. 1651)
1586 Johann Valentin Andrea, German theologian (d. 1654)
1582 John Matthew Rispoli, Maltese philosopher (d. 1639)
1578 Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660)
1578 Johann, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, first prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (d. 1638)
1556 Alexander Briant, English martyr and saint (d. 1581)
1501 Philipp II, Count of Hanau-Münzenberg (d. 1529)
1473 Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York (d. 1483)
1465 Philibert I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1482)
1153 William IX, Count of Poitiers (d. 1156)