Famous People Born On August 6th

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Astrologically, the personality traits of Leo’s born on August 6th are determined by the planetary influence of Venus and Sun. it is due to this unique combination that August 6th borns have a casting difference in characteristic features from their counterparts and fellow Leo individuals. The most distinctive trait of August 6th individuals is their adaptability to fit anywhere and get along with anyone. Their expressiveness and benevolence makes them genuinely helpful of others. August 6th people have that innovative streak in them and a craving for knowledge. Thus, they plan ahead of others and stand out in a crowd of people. On the negative side, these people are prone to displaying anti-social and reckless behaviour in emotionally disturbing situations.

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Lucille Ball
(Actress and Comedienne Best Known for Her Shows: 'I Love Lucy', 'The Lucy Show' and 'Here's Lucy')
Lucille Ball
54
Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: Jamestown, New York, United States
Died: April 26, 1989

One of the most popular actresses of the 1950s and 1960s, Lucille Ball created the sitcom, I Love Lucy, in 1951. In 1962, she started managing the Desilu Productions, becoming the first woman to run a major TV studio. The recipient of two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Lucille Ball was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1984.

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Andy Warhol
(Visual Artist & Film Director Who was a Leading Figure in the Visual Art Movement Known as Pop Art)
Andy Warhol
109
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 22, 1987

Andy Warhol was an artist and filmmaker who played a key role in the visual art movement. Thanks to his extensive body of work, he has been the subject of various films, books, and retrospective exhibitions. Described as the bellwether of the art market, some of Warhol's works are among the most expensive paintings ever sold.

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Vera Farmiga
(Actress)
Vera Farmiga
40
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Clifton, New Jersey, United States

Vera Farmiga is a famous American actress and filmmaker. She is widely regarded as one of the most popular scream queens of Hollywood, thanks to her roles in movies like The Conjuring, Annabelle Comes Home, Joshua, and Orphan.

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Michelle Yeoh
(Malaysian Actress Known for Her Films: ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ and ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’)
Michelle Yeoh
26
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Ipoh, Malaysia

The quintessential action heroine of the 1990s Hong Kong action films, Chinese-Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh gained international recognition after playing an important role in the 1997 James Bond movie Tomorrow Never Dies. In 2008, she was named the greatest action heroine of all time by Rotten Tomatoes. She is the only Asian named in People's 35 All-Time Screen Beauties list.

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Robert Mitchum
(One of the Greatest Male Stars of Classic American Cinema)
Robert Mitchum
19
Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 1, 1997
Robert Mitchum is best known for his film noirs, such as Undercurrent, and for defining the antihero in movies of the 1950s and 1960s. Fans loved him in The Story of G.I. and Joe and as U.S. Navy Captain Victor Henry in The Winds of War and its sequel.
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Leslie Odom Jr.
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York

A passion for acting and singing since his early life, made Leslie Odom Jr an accomplished artist of stage, television, films and music industry. Debuting at the age of seventeen, his best performance came with the role of Aaron Burr in Broadway musical Hamilton. The talented artist also has three solo jazz albums and a published book in his resume.

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Alexander Fleming
(Physician and Microbiologist Who Discovered ‘Penicillin’ World’s First Broadly Effective Antibiotic Substance)
Alexander Fleming
19
Birth Year: 1881
Birthplace: Darvel, East Ayrshire, Scotland
Died: March 11, 1955

Alexander Fleming was a Scottish microbiologist and physician. He is credited with discovering penicillin, the world's first effective antibiotic substance; a discovery that changed the course of history. He also discovered lysozyme, an antimicrobial enzyme which forms part of the innate immune system. In 1999, Fleming was named in Time magazine's 100 Most Important People of the 20th century list.

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Soleil Moon Frye
(Actress, Director and Producer Known for Her Role as ‘Punky’ in the NBC Sitcom ‘Punky Brewster’)
Soleil Moon Frye
12
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Glendora, California, United States
Soleil Moon Frye started as a child actor, with the series Punky Brewster. She also gained fame as Sabrina Spellman’s friend Roxie in the series Sabrina the Teenage Witch. She later voiced characters for series such as The Proud Family. She has also authored books and owns a children’s boutique.
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Geri Halliwell
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Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Watford

Geri Halliwell is a British singer-songwriter who achieved international fame as part of the popular girl group, The Spice Girls, which has sold more than 85 million records worldwide. Also a well-known philanthropist, Geri Halliwell has worked closely with the United Nations Population Fund, becoming its goodwill ambassador in 1998. She is widely regarded as a girl power icon.

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M Night Shyamalan
(American Filmmaker Known for His Contemporary Supernatural Plots and Twist Endings)
M Night Shyamalan
24
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Mahé, Puducherry, India

M Night Shyamalan is a filmmaker who is known for making original films with twist endings and supernatural plots. Born in India to a doctor couple, he moved to USA with his parents when he was a baby. He was expected to pursue medicine like his parents, but he chose a different path and became a filmmaker, finding success in his chosen profession.  

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Elliott Smith
(American Singer-Songwriter and Multi-Instrumentalist)
Elliott Smith
28
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Omaha
Died: October 21, 2003
Folk singer and guitarist Elliott Smith is best remembered for his tracks Needle in the Hay and Miss Misery, the latter being part of the Oscar-nominated soundtrack of Good Will Hunting. He pioneered the technique of "multi-tracking.” He apparently stabbed himself to death, though the autopsy was inconclusive.
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Robin van Persie
(Regarded as One of the Best Football Strikers of His Generation)
Robin van Persie
13
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands

Once one of the world’s highest-paid athletes, Dutch football coach and retired footballer Robin van Persie is also known as one of the greatest strikers of his time. He had successful stints with Arsenal and Manchester United and was also part of the Dutch squad that was the 2010 FIFA World Cup runner-up.

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Alfred Lord Tennyson
(19th Century English Poet Who was the Poet Laureate During Much of Queen Victoria's Reign)
Alfred Lord Tennyson
1
Birth Year: 1809
Birthplace: Somersby, Lincolnshire, England
Died: October 6, 1892

Alfred, Lord Tennyson was a British poet. One of the most famous British poets of all time, Tennyson served as the Poet Laureate during Queen Victoria's reign. His poetry, which is renowned for its powerful visual imagery, served as an important influence on the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, a group of English poets and painters.

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Kareem Hunt
(American football Player)
Kareem Hunt
5
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Lorain, Ohio, United States
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JonBenet Ramsey
(Daughter of Patsy & John Ramsey)
JonBenet Ramsey
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
Died: December 25, 1996

JonBenet Ramsey was a child beauty queen known for her participation in child beauty pageants. Ramsey's body was found in the basement of her parents' house when she was six years old. Although her demise was adjudged a homicide, with the case generating nationwide public interest, the crime remains unsolved and the case is open with the Boulder Police Department.

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Ty Simpkins
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Birth Year: 2001
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Melissa George
(Actress and Entrepreneur Best Known for Her Role as ‘Angel Parrish’ on the TV Show ‘Home and Away’)
Melissa George
17
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Perth, Australia

Melissa George is an Australian actress and former national rollerskating champion. One of the few sportswomen to make a serious impact as an actress, Melissa George received a Golden Globe Award nomination for playing Laura Hill on the popular American drama television series, In Treatment. She is also credited with inventing a fashion device called Style Snaps.

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Kimberley Conrad
(Actress & Model)
Kimberley Conrad
4
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Moulton, Alabama, United States
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David Robinson
(Basketball player)
David Robinson
4
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Key West, Florida, United States
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Barbara Windsor
(English Actress Known for her Roles in the ;Carry On' Films)
Barbara Windsor
10
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Shoreditch, London, England
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Charlotte McKinney
6
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States
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Mohammad Najibullah
(2nd President of Afghanistan)
Mohammad Najibullah
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Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Gardez, Afghanistan
Died: September 27, 1996

Mohammad Najibullah was an Afghan politician. From 1987 to 1992, he served as the president of Afghanistan before resigning in 1992. Throughout his tenure as president and leader of Afghanistan, Najibullah preferred nationalism over socialism, abolished the one-party state, and made Islam an official religion. In 1996, he was publicly hanged by the Taliban after they captured Kabul.

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Catherine Hicks
0
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
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Stepfanie Kramer
2
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Adrianne Curry
3
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, United States
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Veronica Merrell
6
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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Leland Orser
1
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
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Kevin Mitnick
(Consultant)
Kevin Mitnick
9
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States

First a convicted hacker and then a computer security consultant, Kevin Mitnick’s life is all about how ingenuity can be used negatively and positively. Currently a security consultant for top-notch companies and the FBI, the American also teaches government agencies on social engineering. His sentencing for wire fraud is controversial and often considered excessive by some quarters.

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George Jung
(American Drug Trafficker and Smuggler)
George Jung
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Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA
George Jung, nicknamed Boston George and El Americano, smuggled cocaine into the U.S., as part of the Medellín Cartel, in the 1970s and the 1980s. He served a 20-year prison term for his crimes. He inspired the biopic Blow and contributed to the fictional account of his life story, Heavy
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Vanessa Merrell
(American YouTuber)
Vanessa Merrell
12
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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Ferne McCann
2
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Brentwood, Essex
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Marisa Miller
(Model, Actor, Television actor)
Marisa Miller
1
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Santa Cruz, California, United States
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Spice
(Singer)
Spice
18
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Saint Catherine Parish

Grace Latoya Hamilton, better known by her stage name Spice, is a dancehall singer, songwriter, and recording artist. She is one of the world's most popular female dancehall artists and is dubbed the Queen of Dancehall. Also known for her philanthropic efforts, Spice established the Grace Hamilton Women Empowerment Foundation in 2018, in an attempt to uplift young women.

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Jack Scanlon
6
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Kent, England
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Max Kellerman
(Television personality)
Max Kellerman
9
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
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Edith Roosevelt
(Former First Lady of the United States)
Edith Roosevelt
4
Birth Year: 1861
Birthplace: Norwich, Connecticut, United States
Died: September 30, 1948
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Vinnie Vincent
(Guitarist and Former Member of the Rock Band ‘Kiss’)
Vinnie Vincent
0
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States

Vinnie Vincent is a songwriter cum guitarist. He gained international fame as a member of the band Kiss in the 1980s. He has performed with various other bands as well and founded his own glam metal band, Vinnie Vincent Invasion. He has traveled the world, performing in different countries with multiple artists. 

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Ever Carradine
1
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
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Asia Carrera
(Actress)
Asia Carrera
3
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
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Dorian Harewood
2
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, USA
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Merrin Dungey
(Actress)
Merrin Dungey
2
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, USA
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Romola Garai
(Actor, Film actor)
Romola Garai
4
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Hong Kong
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Paul Hellyer
(Politician, Ufologist, Writer)
Paul Hellyer
0
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Waterford, Ontario
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Mike Greenberg
(Television anchor)
Mike Greenberg
1
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: New York City New York, New York (state) New York
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Bailey May
(TV Personality)
Bailey May
13
Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: Cebu

Bailey May is a Filipino-British model, actor, television personality, and singer. He achieved popularity after appearing in the popular reality TV show, Pinoy Big Brother. Over the years, May has received several prestigious awards, such as RAWR Award, PMPC Star Award for Television, GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Award, MOR Choice Award, and Awit Award.

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Karenna Gore Schiff
(Author, Attorney)
Karenna Gore Schiff
1
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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Johann Bernoulli
(Mathematician)
Johann Bernoulli
3
Birth Year: 1667
Birthplace: Basel
Died: January 1, 1748

Brother and colleague of Swiss mathematician Jacob Bernoulli and part of the famous Bernoulli family of mathematicians, Johann Bernoulli was initially pushed to join his family business of drug and spices. He later took up medicine, eventually deviating to math and contributing to infinitesimal calculus, along with Jacob.

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Anna Haining Bates
(Circus performer)
Anna Haining Bates
1
Birth Year: 1846
Birthplace: New Annan, Canada
Died: August 5, 1888
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Dan Ige
(Mixed martial artist)
Dan Ige
3
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Haleiwa, Hawaii, United States
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Yuki Kajiura
(Musician)
Yuki Kajiura
0
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on August 6

Personality
The two words that perfectly describe the personality of August 6th born individuals are intuitive and individualistic. These are the responsible people of the lot who take care to complete their duties and are efficient in the same. However, individuals with this birthday also tend to be a bit nosy and work only according to their line of thought and belief. They are intelligent and innovative and crave for variety. They are ready for changes and challenges and in fact, look for variety. Likeness bores these people. By nature, these individuals are cheerful and friendly but with a rebellious streak. They are naturally ambitious and have a keenness to learn new skills.

Health
Individuals born on this date are more so concerned about retaining their health by looking and feeling great about themselves. If they are looking good and feeling good, they automatically feel healthy and fit as well. The only thing that August 6th born people should look into is their overindulgence in their favourite food and their ability to succumb to bad habits such as drinking alcohol, smoking or taking tobacco. Also, these people need to watch out the healthy being of their teeth and bones. For the same, gorging on a diet rich in calcium is highly recommended.

Finance
These individuals do not face problem earning money. In fact, they are capable to earn loads of it. But what is challenging is retaining the same as August 6th born people are spendthrifts as well and have a knack for spending as quickly as they earn. However, it is these spending spree moments that these people enjoy to the core.

Career
The ideal work option for an August 6th born individual is one that appeals to his/her sense and stimulates him/her mentally. Since these people are highly responsible and believe in individuality and independence, the profession should be such that allows them to make the most of their capabilities. August 6th born people are also extremely caring and thoughtful in their demeanor and as such can do well in customer-service types profession.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Leo’s born on August 6th are highly sociable and friendly. As such, they are never short of company and companionship. These individuals feel best when amidst people and hate to be lonely or in solitude. August 6th natives have a strong yearning for love and affection and hence make perfect partners. Romantically, these people are the lovey-dovey people who ignite the passion and romance in their partner. They would pamper their partner and bestow him/her with the best of everything. However, August 6th borns are emotionally very demanding and need a lot of attention, approval and appreciation from their better half. As parents, these people make strong bonds with their little ones and take equal interest in their upbringing.

Lucky Colors: White, Cream, Rose, Pink
Lucky Numbers: 6, 15, 24, 33, 42, 51, 60
Lucky Days (of the week): Friday, Saturday, Wednesday
Lucky Days (of the month): 6, 16, 24