Famous People Born On August 2nd

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Individuals born on August 2nd have unique personality traits and characteristics. While the astrological sign is ruled by the Sun, the date is governed by the Moon. As such, these individuals carry the intensity of the Sun as well as the calmness and serenity of the Moon. They have ample of compassion and sincerity and are more sympathetic than the other zodiacal counterparts. August 2nd born people have a strong and magnetic personality. They are great at socializing with people and tend to have a charm and charisma which is unique to their own. They are straightforward and liberal in their thoughts and spirited in their self.

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 1 
Mary-Louise Parker
38
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States

A popular American actress and Tony Award winner, Mary-Louise Parker is best known for her performance in the television miniseries, Angels in America, in 2003. Since 2007, she has been contributing articles to Esquire magazine. A dedicated transcendental meditation practitioner, Mary-Louise Parker has claimed that transcendental meditation has changed everything in her life.

 2 
James Baldwin
(Author Best Known for His Novel 'Go Tell It on the Mountain')
James Baldwin
33
Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: December 1, 1987

Amongst the greatest writers of the 20th century and a leading literary voice in the civil rights movement, James Baldwin extensively explored issues like race, sexuality and humanity in his work. His best known work include his debut novel Go Tell It on the Mountain and his books of essays Notes of a Native Son and Nobody Knows My Name.

 3 
Charli XCX
(Singer and Songwriter Known for Her Hit Singles ‘I Love It’ and ‘Boom Clap’)
Charli XCX
41
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Charli XCX began her career by posting songs on Myspace. She then began performing at parties, eventually gaining fame with collaborations such as I Love It, with Icona Pop, and Fancy, with Iggy Azalea. She released Billboard charters such as Boom Clap and co-wrote the Shawn Mendes-Camila Cabello hit Señorita.
 4 
Kristaps Porzingis
(Latvian Professional Basketball Player)
Kristaps Porzingis
11
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Liepāja, Latvia

Kristaps Porzingis is a Latvian basketball player who currently plays professional basketball at the National Basketball Association (NBA) where he represents the Dallas Mavericks. Standing at 7’3, Porziņģis is one of the tallest players active in the NBA. Also an important player for his Latvian national team, Kristaps Porzingis won the Latvian Rising Star of the Year award in 2015.

 5 
Peter O'Toole
(Stage and Film Actor)
Peter O'Toole
20
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: December 14, 2013

Peter O'Toole was a British actor who became popular as a Shakespearean actor with the English Stage Company and at the Bristol Old Vic. O'Toole, who holds the record for receiving the most number of Oscar nominations for acting without a win, has appeared on several greatest actors list in England and Ireland.

 6 
Carroll O’Connor
12
Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 21, 2001

Carroll O'Connor was an American actor, director, and producer. In a TV career that spanned 40 years, O'Connor popularized several fictional characters, including Archie Bunker from the sitcom All in the Family, for which he received four Emmy Awards. In 1996, he was ranked 38th on the 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time list published by TV Guide.

 7 
Wes Craven
(Film director, Screenwriter)
Wes Craven
8
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: August 30, 2015
 8 
Kevin Smith
(Filmmaker, Screenwriter)
Kevin Smith
20
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Red Bank, New Jersey, United States

Filmmaker, actor, and comedian Kevin Smith first came to prominence in the mid-1990s with his low-budget comedy film Clerks. His unique style of comedy appealed to the audience, and he was able to establish himself in Hollywood within a few years. He also operates a website, an online blog, and a comic book store. 

 9 
Penguinz0
(Twitch Streamer, YouTuber, and Musician)
Penguinz0
8
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States

Penguinz0 is an American Twitch streamer, YouTuber, and musician. He is best known for his live streams on Twitch as well as his commentary videos on YouTube. He is renowned for his deadpan delivery of comedic commentary and monotone deep voice. Penguinz0 is also credited with co-founding the esports organization Moist Esports.

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Myrna Loy
(Best Known for Her Role in the Film 'The Thin Man')
Myrna Loy
4
Birth Year: 1905
Birthplace: Helena, Montana, United States
Died: December 14, 1993

Myrna Loy was an American actress best remembered for playing femme fatale roles. Loy was able to break her stereotypical femme fatale on-screen image by playing Nora Charles in the 1934 comedy-mystery film The Thin Man. Although she never received an Academy Award nomination, Myrna Loy was awarded an Honorary Academy Award in 1991 for her contribution to cinema.

 11 
Sam Worthington
(English-Australian Actor)
Sam Worthington
31
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Surrey, England, United Kingdom
 12 
Isabel Allende
(Chilean-American Author Known for Her Novels: ‘The House of the Spirits’ and ‘City of the Beasts’)
Isabel Allende
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Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Chilean author Isabel Allende is known for her bestselling Spanish-language novels The House of the Spirits and City of the Beasts. The Chilean National Literature Prize-winner explores women’s perspectives and includes magic realism and autobiographical aspects in her works. She has also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
 13 
Apollonia Kotero
(Actress, Singer)
Apollonia Kotero
7
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California
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Mark Lee
(Canadian Rapper, Singer and Member of the South Korean Boy Band ‘NCT’)
Mark Lee
43
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Canadian rapper Mark Lee performs as part of the South Korean boy band NCT, known for their Billboard-charting single such as The 7th Sense. He also became part of the K-pop supergroup SuperM in 2019. He has also been part of reality shows such as It's Dangerous Beyond The Blankets.
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Nick Diaz
(American Professional Mixed Martial Artist)
Nick Diaz
8
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Stockton, California, United States
 16 
Lamar Hunt
(American Sports Executive and BusinessmanBusinessman)
Lamar Hunt
7
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: El Dorado, Arkansas, United States
Died: December 13, 2006

Businessman Lamar Hunt was a major promoter of American football, soccer, tennis, basketball, and ice hockey in the United States. He was the principal founder of the Major League Soccer (MLS) and American Football League (AFL). He was also the co-founder of World Championship Tennis. In 1982, he was inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame. 

 17 
Edward Furlong
(MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Role and a Saturn Award for best young actor)
Edward Furlong
11
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States
 18 
Constantine I
(Former King of Greece (1913 - 1917))
Constantine I
4
Birth Year: 1868
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: January 11, 1923
Constantine I reigned as the king of Greece from 1913 to 1917 and again from 1920 to 1922. He led the Greek army during the Balkan Wars of 1912–1913. The National Schism was a result of his disagreement with Eleftherios Venizelos on whether Greece should join World War I.
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Joanna Cassidy
7
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Haddonfield, New Jersey, United States
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Charlie Strong
(American football coach)
Charlie Strong
3
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Batesville, Arkansas, United States
 21 
Butch Patrick
2
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
 22 
Jonas Blue
(English DJ and Record Producer Known for His Singles ‘Fast Car’ and ‘Perfect Strangers')
Jonas Blue
4
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Chelmsford, Essex, England
 23 
Shimon Peres
(Former President of Israel)
Shimon Peres
15
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Wiszniew, Poland
Died: September 28, 2016
Shimon Peres had been both the president and prime minister of Israel (twice). He was also part of five political parties in his 70-year career and had held important cabinet posts such as the minister of finance. He won the Nobel Peace Prize along with Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat.
 24 
Jacob Collier
(Musician)
Jacob Collier
3
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: North London, England
 25 
Jack L Warner
(Canadian-American Film Executive and Founder of ‘Warner Brothers. Studios’)
Jack L Warner
3
Birth Year: 1892
Birthplace: London, Canada
Died: September 9, 1978

One of 12 children of Polish immigrants, Jack L Warner, along with three of his brothers, formed the iconic production house Warner Bros. Apart from producing the first talkie, The Jazz Singer, and iconic films such as Casablanca, they also launched the careers of the who’s who of Hollywood.

 26 
Alice Evans
(Actress)
Alice Evans
4
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Bristol, England, UK
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Gary Merrill
1
Birth Year: 1915
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 5, 1990
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Kathryn Harrold
2
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Tazewell, Virginia
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Burgess Owens
(Politician)
Burgess Owens
3
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
 30 
Max Wright
(Actor)
Max Wright
2
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Jacinda Barrett
(Actress, Model)
Jacinda Barrett
13
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Brisbane, Queensland
Jacinda Barrett is best known as Diana Rayburn from the series Bloodline. A former model, she was one of People’s 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. She has also been part of the films Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason and Poseidon, and the series The Real World: London.
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Hallie Eisenberg
3
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
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Victoria Jackson
(Actor, Television actor)
Victoria Jackson
3
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Miami
 34 
Dingdong Dantes
(Filipino Actor, TV Host, Dancer, and Model )
Dingdong Dantes
4
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines
 35 
Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
(Badminton player)
Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
21
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Banyuwangi, East Java, Indonesia
 36 
Nadia Bjorlin
(Actress)
Nadia Bjorlin
4
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, USA
 37 
Sandeep Lamichhane
(Nepalese Cricketer Who Played as a Right-Arm Leg Spin Bowler)
Sandeep Lamichhane
11
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Aruchaur, Syangja, Nepal

Sandeep Lamichhane is a Nepalese cricketer who plays for the Nepalese national team as a right-arm leg-spin bowler. Besides his national team, he has also played for Twenty20 franchise sides across the world. As a boy, he trained at  Chitwan Cricket Academy and was named in Nepal's under-19 squad. He is also a singer and has a YouTube channel. 

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Donna Air
(Actress)
Donna Air
1
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Wallsend, England
 39 
Garth Hudson
(Canadian Multi-Instrumentalist Best Known as the Keyboardist and Occasional Saxophonist for Rock Group 'The Band')
Garth Hudson
1
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Windsor, Canada

Garth Hudson is a Canadian multi-instrumentalist often described as "the most brilliant organist in the rock world." He was the keyboardist and saxophonist for the rock group The Band. He also played piano and accordion. During the peak of his career, he was a much sought-after and respected session musician. He was inducted into the London Music Hall Of Fame

 40 
Philippe II, Duke of Orléans
(French Royal, Statesman and Regent of France (1715 - 1723))
Philippe II, Duke of Orléans
4
Birth Year: 1674
Birthplace: Saint-Cloud, France
Died: December 2, 1723

Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, was the regent of the Kingdom of France from 1715 to 1723. He was the son of Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, and Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate. He was named the regent of France for Louis XV, who succeeded to the throne at the age of five. Philippe died months after Louis attained majority.

 41 
Butch Vig
(Musician)
Butch Vig
2
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Viroqua, Wisconsin, USA
 42 
Betty Bosmer
(American Former Bodybuilder and Physical Fitness Expert)
Betty Bosmer
2
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
 43 
Jim Capaldi
(Drummer)
Jim Capaldi
0
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Evesham, Worcestershire, England
Died: January 28, 2005
 44 
Simone Manuel
(The First Black American Woman to Win an Individual Olympic Gold in Swimming )
Simone Manuel
4
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Sugar Land, Texas, United States

Simone Manuel is the first African-American woman to win an individual Olympic gold in swimming, She achieved this feat at the 2016 Rio Olympics. She started swimming at the age of four and swam across the pool on her second day of swim lessons.At the 2016 Olympics, she won gold medals in the 100-meter freestyle and the 4x100-meter medley.

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Nehemiah Persoff
(Painter)
Nehemiah Persoff
1
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel

Nehemiah Persoff is a retired actor and painter. In an extensive career spanning over half a century, he appeared in more than 200 films, TV shows, and stage productions. As a young man, he served in the US Army. He then began his acting career in the New York theater and started acting in films and TV shows as well. 

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Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
(French Sculptor and Painter Best Known for Designing the 'Statue of Liberty')
Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
0
Birth Year: 1834
Birthplace: Colmar, France
Died: October 4, 1904

Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi was a French painter and sculptor remembered for designing the Statue of Liberty. He is also credited with designing other iconic statues like The Lion of Belfort and Marquis de Lafayette. In addition to being a sculptor, Bartholdi also played an important role in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, serving as a liaison officer to Giuseppe Garibaldi.

 47 
Edith Cowan
(Social Campaigner)
Edith Cowan
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Birth Year: 1861
Birthplace: Geraldton, Australia
Died: June 9, 1932

Edith Cowan was an Australian social reformer best remembered for serving as a member of parliament; she was the first Australian woman to do so. She is also remembered for working for the welfare and rights of children and women. In recognition of her contribution, Cowan has been depicted on Australia's fifty-dollar note since 1995.

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Skylar Diggins-Smith
(Basketball player)
Skylar Diggins-Smith
6
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States
 49 
Britt Nicole
(Singer, Songwriter)
Britt Nicole
2
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Salisbury, North Carolina
 50 
Golden Tate
(American football player)
Golden Tate
8
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Hendersonville, Tennessee, USA

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on August 2

Personality
Individuals born on August 2nd are blessed with typical Lion traits – they are determined, ambitious, practical and idealistic. They are playful and cheery but at the same time have a strong need for love and companionship. These people have a unique disposition about them, they are able to blend their fiery inner motives with calmness and serenity. These people are sociable, confident and sincere but are at the same time, sensitive to surrounding and highly receptive of the mood of others. However, when confined to an uncomfortable surrounding, these individuals can be stubbornly impervious, disconnected and irresponsible.

Health
Most of the individuals born on August 2nd tend to be careless and inattentive about health issues. Neither do they watch their diet nor take effort to indulge in regular exercise. To add to the woes, these people do not get adequate sleep as well due to their constant need to be active and lively. A shortage of vitamins and minerals is a common ailment for August 2nd born people. They should not take their health for granted and work towards maintaining it.

Finance
These people are born with the luck to be wealthy. As such, having financial crises is not much of an option for August 2nd born people. They are great at handling finance and spend wisely. These people indulge in the luxuries of the world but take care to save for the rainy day as well.

Career
The best career options for those born on August 2nd include one in which they are directly dealing with people. They do well in professions in which they become the face of the organisation due to their highly sociable nature. They can do well in positions which involve dealing with customer service needs or speaking on the behalf of others. When it comes to work commitment, August 2nd born natives have intense discipline and work hard to attain their goals and dreams.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
August 2nd born individuals may seem confident and determined from the outside but when it comes to relationships, they are dependent on others emotionally. These people despite being open and generous are demanding. During the initial years, August 2nd natives have a flirtatious nature. But they are deeply caring and loving at the same time. Long term relationship works well for these individuals only when the partner lives up to the expectations. Since these individuals are fiercely loyal, they demand the same from their partner as well. Nevertheless, they are extremely passionate, affectionate and sensual to their partner. As parents, these people are considerate and always there for their children.

Lucky Colors: Cream, White, Green
Lucky Numbers: 2, 11, 20, 29, 38, 47
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Thursday, Sunday
Lucky Days (of the month): 2, 11, 12, 22