Famous People Born On August 11th

Astrologically, the probabilities of the characteristic traits of Leo personalities born on August 11th are determined by the powerful influence of the Sun and the Moon. While the former rules the zodiacal group in which these people fall, the latter governs the actual date. Spirited and charming, August 11th individuals have a unique mix of imagination and practicality. They are great at motivating people and effective planners. The need for close companionships makes August 11th borns quite friendly and affable by nature. They gel well with all kinds of people and are sociable and life of parties. On the negative front, August 11th born may show impatient irritability and headstrong behaviour in unfavourable situations.

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Chris Hemsworth
(Australian Actor Best Known for His Portrayal of 'Thor' in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Films)
Chris Hemsworth
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Australian actor, Chris Hemsworth, shot to superstardom after playing Thor, the crown prince of Asgard in the Thor and The Avengers film series. Before embarking on his Hollywood journey, he had already established himself in Australia with drama series Home and Away. The handsome actor has also won praise for films like Snow White and the Huntsman and Ghostbusters.
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Viola Davis
(Only African-American to Achieve the Triple Crown of Acting)
Viola Davis
103
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Saint Matthews, South Carolina, United States
A popular television, film, and stage actress, Viola Davis became the first African-American actress to be honored with Triple Crown of Acting. She is also known for supporting equal rights for women. In 2012 and 2017, she was named in Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world.
 3 
Hulk Hogan
(The Most Recognized and Popular Wrestler of the 1980s)
Hulk Hogan
62
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States

Former American professional wrestler Hulk Hogan had a very successful career from the 1970s to the 2010s and won many championships. He has also acted in several movies. However, he has been accused of being a racist and a homophobic and a leaked sex tape involving him created quite a stir.

 4 
Steve Wozniak
(Co-Founder of Apple Inc.)
Steve Wozniak
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Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States

Widely recognized as one of the two important pioneers of the personal computer revolution, Steve Wozniak is credited with co-founding Apple Inc. along with Steve Jobs. Not surprisingly, he has been described as one of the men that changed the course of history through technology. Apart from being a programmer and technology entrepreneur, Steve Wozniak is also a well-known philanthropist.

 5 
Joe Rogan
(Podcaster, Sports Commentator)
Joe Rogan
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Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
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Úrsula Corberó
(Actress and Model Best Known for Her Role as ‘Tokyo’ in Netflix Series ‘Money Heist’ )
Úrsula Corberó
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Sant Pere de Vilamajor, Spain

Úrsula Corberó is a Spanish actress who achieved international fame after playing Tokyo in the popular heist crime drama TV series, Money Heist. Renowned for her good looks, Corberó has been the face of many brands, such as Maybelline, Tampax, and Calzedonia. Also a philanthropist, Corberó has been part of many awareness campaigns pertaining to breast cancer and climate change.

 7 
Enid Blyton
(Best Selling Children's Writer of the 20th Century Known for Her Works 'Malory Towers' & 'The Famous Five')
Enid Blyton
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Birth Year: 1897
Birthplace: East Dulwich, London, England
Died: November 28, 1968
Author Enid Blyton is best remembered for her iconic children’s book series such as Famous Five, Malory Towers, and Secret Seven, majorly focusing on mystery-based plots. Her works have made her the fourth-most-translated writer. She had supported animal and paediatric charities. Her story inspired the BBC film Enid.
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Alyson Stoner
(Actress, Singer, YouTubers)
Alyson Stoner
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Ohio, USA
Alyson Stoner is best known as Sarah Baker from the Cheaper by the Dozen film franchise. She also voiced Kairi in the Kingdom Hearts video games and Holly Hobbie in the Holly Hobbie and Friends movies. Stoner has also released several singles and was part of the Step Up franchise.
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Embeth Davidtz
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Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Lafayette, Indiana, United States

Embeth Davidtz is a South-African American actress known for playing important roles in popular movies, such as Schindler's List and Fracture. She also serves as an inspiration to those fighting against cancer as she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, for which she had to undergo a mastectomy.

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Patty Mills
(Australian Professional Basketball Player)
Patty Mills
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Canberra, Australia
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Alex Haley
(Writer)
Alex Haley
8
Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Ithaca, New York, United States
Died: February 10, 1992
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Ian McDiarmid
(Best Known for His Villainous Role of 'Emperor Palpatine' from the 'Star Wars' Film Series)
Ian McDiarmid
10
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Carnoustie, Angus, Scotland

Best known to fans as Emperor Palpatine or Darth Sidious in the Star Wars movie series, Scottish actor Ian McDiarmid also had a successful career in British theater. His performance as Teddy in the play Faith Healer won him a Tony Award, while he earned an Olivier Award for the play Insignificance.

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Young Dolph
(Rapper)
Young Dolph
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: November 17, 2021
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Eric Carmen
(Singer)
Eric Carmen
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Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Anna Gunn
(Actress)
Anna Gunn
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Joe Jackson
(Musician & Singer-songwriter)
Joe Jackson
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Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Burton upon Trent, England
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David Brooks
(Journalist)
David Brooks
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Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Toronto

David Brooks is a Canadian-born American conservative political commentator. Having worked with popular publications like The Washington Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, and Newsweek, Brooks is currently contributing as a writer for The New York Times. Also an educator, David Brooks has taught at prestigious institutions like the Sanford School of Public Policy and Yale University.

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Sophie Okonedo
(Actress)
Sophie Okonedo
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: London, England, UK
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Arlene Dahl
(Actress)
Arlene Dahl
8
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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Duane Martin
(Actor)
Duane Martin
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Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
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Alireza Jahanbakhsh
(Iranian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Right Winger and Attacking Midfielder)
Alireza Jahanbakhsh
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Jirandeh, Iran

Iranian footballer Alireza Jahanbakhsh is best known as an attacking midfielder/winger for the Dutch football club Feyenoord. Often compared to legendary Iranian player Mehdi Mahdavikia for his playing style, he gained praises from netizens in 2022, when a clip showing him helping a camerawoman get up after being knocked down went viral.

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Will Friedle
(Actor, Film actor, Television actor)
Will Friedle
2
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Hartford
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Masayoshi Son
(Founder, Chairman and CEO of Japanese Holding Company 'SoftBank')
Masayoshi Son
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Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Tosu, Saga, Japan

Masayoshi Son is a Japanese technology entrepreneur, philanthropist, and investor. He is credited with founding SoftBank, a popular Japanese holding company, for which he also serves as the chief executive officer. One of the richest men in Japan, Son has pledged to donate $120 million to support the victims affected by the 2011 earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tōhoku.

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Pablo Sandoval
(Baseball player)
Pablo Sandoval
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Puerto Cabello, Venezuela
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Jim Lee
(Comic Book Artist, Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of 'DC Comics')
Jim Lee
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Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Korean-American comic-book artist Jim Lee began his career with Marvel and then soared to fame with his X-Men series. Though initially trained in psychology, he skipped medical school and became a comic writer instead. Apart from co-founding Image Comics, he also created WildStorm, which he sold to DC later.

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Ian Charleson
(Scottish actor)
Ian Charleson
2
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: January 6, 1990
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Roger Craig Smith
(American Voice Actor)
Roger Craig Smith
2
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Orange County, California, United States
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Anna Massey
(Actress)
Anna Massey
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Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Thakeham, England
Died: July 3, 2011
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Sunil Shetty
Sunil Shetty
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Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Mulki, India
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Miguel A. Núñez Jr.
(Actor)
Miguel A. Núñez Jr.
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Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Lloyd Nolan
(Actor)
Lloyd Nolan
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Birth Year: 1902
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: September 27, 1985
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Gustavo Cerati
(One of the Most Important and Influential Figures of Ibero-American Rock)
Gustavo Cerati
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Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina
Died: September 4, 2014

Gustavo Cerati was one of the finest South American singers and one of the pioneers of Ibero-American rock. He headed the popular pop-rock trio Soda Stereo and later also penned lyrics and recorded for artists such as Shakira. He died at age 55, after a stroke and a 4-year coma.

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Lauren Riihimaki
(Canadian YouTuber Known for Her Video Content on the ‘LaurDIY’ YouTube Channel)
Lauren Riihimaki
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Canada

Canadian DIY and lifestyle vlogger Lauren Riihimaki shot to fame with her YouTube channel and vlog named LaurDIY. She is also a podcaster and an angel investor and has executive produced and hosted the HBO series Craftopia. Her brand of jewelry, accessories, and craft kits are now available at retail stores.

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Elya Baskin
(Actor)
Elya Baskin
2
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
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Gifford Pinchot
(First Chief of the US Forest Service & Former Governor of Pennsylvania)
Gifford Pinchot
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Birth Year: 1865
Birthplace: Simsbury, Connecticut, United States
Died: October 4, 1946

Gifford Pinchot was an American politician and forester. He is best remembered for his service as the first chief of the US Forest Service from February 1905 to January 1910. Gifford Pinchot also served as the Governor of Pennsylvania on two occasions; from 16 January 1923 to 18 January 1927 and again from 20 January 1931 to 15 January 1935.

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Curtis Samuel
(American football player)
Curtis Samuel
1
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Melky Cabrera
(Baseball player)
Melky Cabrera
1
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Carolyn Murphy
(American Model and Actress)
Carolyn Murphy
1
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Panama City, Florida, United States
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Asma al-Assad
(First Lady of Syria)
Asma al-Assad
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Acton

Born to Syrian-origin parents in Britain, Asma al-Assad is now the First Lady of Syria, through her marriage to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. In 2021, an investigation related to her alleged involvement in war crimes in Syria was opened, which if proven could strip her of her British citizenship.

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Audrey Mestre
(Freediver)
Audrey Mestre
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Île-de-France, France
Died: October 12, 2002
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Adam Thomas
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Salford, Greater Manchester
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Layla Alizada
(Actress)
Layla Alizada
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Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan
Kabul-born Canadian actor Layla Alizada impressed her fans with her roles in Shut Eye and Jane the Virgin, and in the Academy Award-nominated short film Day One. She is married to Shameless star Noel Fisher. A polyglot, she knows four languages. She is also an avid animal lover.
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Jan Palach
(Activist Known for Self-Immolation After the 1968 Invasion of Czechoslovakia)
Jan Palach
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Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Died: January 19, 1969
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Kyle Guy
(Basketball player)
Kyle Guy
1
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor
(King of Germany)
Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor
1
Birth Year: 1086
Birthplace: Goslar, Germany
Died: May 23, 1125
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Erwin Chargaff
( Austro-Hungarian Biochemist Who Emigrated to America During the Nazi Era)
Erwin Chargaff
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Birth Year: 1905
Birthplace: Chernivtsi, Ukraine
Died: June 20, 2002

Erwin Chargaff was a biochemist and writer who worked at the Columbia University medical school as a professor of biochemistry. He is credited with discovering the Chargaff's rules, which played an important role in the discovery of the DNA's double helix structure. Also a prolific writer, Erwin Chargaff authored several books, including an autobiography.

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Jemima West
(Actress)
Jemima West
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Paris, France
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Tierra Whack
(Rapper)
Tierra Whack
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Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Artem Lobov
(Russian Former Professional Mixed Martial Artist)
Artem Lobov
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Artem Lobov is a Russian retired boxer and mixed martial artist. He competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the Featherweight division and earned one Fight of the Night award. He also competed in other popular promotions, such as the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, Cage Contender, and Cage Warriors.

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Merritt Wever
(Actress)
Merritt Wever
3
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on August 11

Personality
Individuals with their birthday on August 11th are blessed with great communication skills, strong imagination and highly intuitive mind. They are confident and outgoing and have typical Lion traits of tenacity and strong will. Determined and persistent, these people are full of confidence and buoyancy like other Leo personalities but much quieter and sober than them. August 11th natives have a humanitarian attitude towards life and are dedicated to serving and helping others. Generous, loyal, sensitive and naturally caring, these people are patient and composed but emotionally can be a little distantly detached. They are charming in their mannerism, perfectionist in their work and artistic in their approach.

Health
Blessed with a good health, August 11th born individuals are mostly fit and in shape. Even if struck by bad health, they recover pretty soon. Most of the times, emotional imbalance arising due to inner sensitivity is the main reason for the unhealthy being of these individuals. Another factor that causes illness is the overindulgence in fine foods. This often leads to weight gain. Though August 11 borns aren’t into exercising, they resort to the same in case of unwanted weight gain and like.

Finance
The finance department in the life of an August 11th born individual is fairly decent. Though these people do not lay much emphasis on money or do not put much weightage to it, they do like indulging in the luxuries of life. Due to this, budgeting gets troublesome for these individuals. However, August 11 natives are lucky monetarily as they are often blessed with unexpected financial gains.

Career
Work satisfaction is more important to August 11 natives than monetary gains. As such, these individuals are mostly seen zeroing on a career option that proffers them with a satisfying and worthwhile job than one that gives them high pay but less job satisfaction. Since these people are endowed with patience, perseverance and practicality, they are best suited for care type profession, such as nursing, therapist, counsellor and so on.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
August 11th born Leos’ take to heart their relationship and are more often than not serious about it. As such, you can rarely find an August 11th individual into casual frivolous affair. It is love or nothing for these individuals. They have no middle ground in case of love and seek commitment early from their partner. August 11 people are passionate about love. Though they strongly feel about it, they are not the expressive types and have difficulty bringing their feelings out in the open. However, their enthusiasm and big heart makes up for the same. Individuals with this date are loyal and expect the same in return. These individuals make great parents and allow their children utmost freedom and independence.

Lucky Colors: Cream, White, Green
Lucky Numbers: 2, 11, 20, 29, 38, 47, 56
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Thursday, Sunday
Lucky Days (of the month): 2, 11, 20, 22