Famous People Born On August 19th

Symbolized by the Leo, people born on this date astrologically are doubly influenced by the Sun, due to their date and zodiac sign. As such, these people have intensified personality traits that make them different from other Leo personalities. The positive attributes of Leo personalities born on this date is their warm nature, friendly disposition and a sensitive heart. They are also attention seeking and have restrained emotions. But on the other hand, August 19th born people can be irritable, anxious and angry. They can be overconfident and can show aggressive and high-handed behaviour when situations aren’t favourable.

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 1 
Matthew Perry
(Best Known for His Role of 'Chandler Bing' on the TV Sitcom 'Friends')
Matthew Perry
86
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 28, 2023

Matthew Perry gained worldwide popularity for playing the character of Chandler Bing on the television sitcom Friends. The sitcom ran from 1994 to 2004 and remains one of the most popular ones till date. He also starred in other television series and a number of films. He had issued with vicodin, methadone, amphetamines and alcohol addiction.

 2 
Coco Chanel
(French Fashion Designer Best Known as the Founder of 'Chanel' and Her Signature Perfume ‘Chanel No. 5’)
Coco Chanel
42
Birth Year: 1883
Birthplace: Saumur, France
Died: January 10, 1971

Coco Chanel was a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand. She is credited with replacing the corseted silhouette as the feminine standard of style with a sporty, casual chic. Her work as a designer redefined the fashionable woman in the era post World War I. She also played a vital role in revolutionizing jewelry, handbags, and fragrance.

 3 
Orville Wright
(Co-inventor of First Successful Airplane)
Orville Wright
45
Birth Year: 1871
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: January 30, 1948

Orville Wright was an aviation pioneer who alongside his brother, Wilbur, built and flew the world's first successful motor-operated airplane, the Wright Flyer, a heavier-than-air aircraft. The three-axis control system developed by the brothers remains standard on fixed-wing aircraft of all kinds. Orville also served on the board of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA).

 4 
John Stamos
(Actor and Musician Known for His Role as ‘Jesse Katsopolis’ in the ABC Sitcom ‘Full House’)
John Stamos
22
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Cypress, California, United States

A big fan of Elvis Presley, it was only natural for John Stamos to become a musician and actor. Though he is best known for his work as an actor, there is no denying the fact that he is also a skilled musician; he has performed with The Beach Boys in concerts. He is also known for his charity work.

 5 
Melissa Fumero
23
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: North Bergen, New Jersey, United States
Melissa Fumero is best known as Adriana Cramer from One Life to Live and Amy Santiago from Brooklyn Nine-Nine, winning an NHMC Impact Award for creating a “positive” image for Latinos, for the latter. She has also appeared in minor roles in All My Children, Gossip Girl, and CSI: NY.
 6 
Bill Clinton
(42nd President of the United States)
Bill Clinton
138
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Hope, Arkansas, United States

Bill Cinton was the 42nd president of the United States who served for two terms from 1993 to 2001. He was the third-youngest president in the American history and presided over the longest period of peacetime economic expansion in American history. The second-term of his presidency was rocked by the infamous Monica Lewinsky sex-scandal for which he was impeached and later acquitted.

 7 
John Deacon
(Musician)
John Deacon
26
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Oadby, United Kingdom
Former Queen bass guitarist and songwriter John Deacon contributed to some of the most popular hits of the band, such as I Want to Break Free and Another One Bites the Dust. He was the last member to enter the band, and the “quietest.” He retired in 1997.
 8 
Kyra Sedgwick
(Best Known for Her Role as Deputy Chief 'Brenda Leigh Johnson' on the TNT Crime Drama 'The Closer')
Kyra Sedgwick
31
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Kyra Sedgwick is a popular American filmmaker and actress. Such is her popularity as a TV actress that Kyra Sedgwick started earning around US$300,000 per episode in 2007. Among many other prestigious awards, such as an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award, she has also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

 9 
Ethan Cutkosky
(Actor and Singer Known for His Role as ‘Barto’ in the Horror Film ‘The Unborn’)
Ethan Cutkosky
34
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: St. Charles, Illinois, United States

Ethan Cutkosky is an American actor best known for playing Carl Gallagher in the long-running comedy-drama television series, Shameless. In his acting career so far, Cutkosky has worked alongside popular actors like Vince Vaughn, Gary Oldman, Hilary Swank, and William H. Macy. Cutkosky landed in trouble in 2017 when he was arrested in Los Angeles for driving under the influence.

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Gene Roddenberry
(Screenwriter, Producer, and Creator of American TV Series, 'Star Trek: The Original Series')
Gene Roddenberry
6
Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: El Paso
Died: October 24, 1991
TV writer and producer Gene Roddenberry, who created the original Star Trek series of the 1960s, also produced its spin-offs. He was the first TV writer to have a Hollywood Walk of Fame star and was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. His ashes were flown into space.
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Gerald McRaney
(Best Known for His Roles in the TV Series ‘Simon & Simon’, ‘Major Dad’ and ‘Promised Land’)
Gerald McRaney
8
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Collins, Mississippi, United States

Gerald McRaney is an American actor best known for contributing to the success of television shows, such as House of Cards, Simon & Simon, Promised Land, and Major Dad. Having played a Marine Corps officer and a veteran on-screen, McRaney has always been supportive of soldiers and veterans. He has also been a part of the Wounded Warrior Project.

 12 
Fat Joe
(Rapper Best Known for His Songs: 'Lean Back' and 'What's Luv?')
Fat Joe
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Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: South Bronx, New York, United States
Fat Joe is best known for his hit tracks such as Lean Back and his collaborations with stars such as Jennifer Lopez and Ashanti. He began his career as part of Diggin' in the Crates Crew and then went solo. He later launched his own label and hosted a podcast.
 13 
Jill St. John
(American Former Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Tiffany Case’ in the Movie ‘Diamonds Are Forever’)
Jill St. John
9
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Jill St. John is an American actress best known for portraying the first American Bond girl Tiffany Case in the 1971 film Diamonds Are Forever. Jill St. John is also credited with founding the Aunts Club, a group of women who provide financial support for children.

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Jonathan Frakes
(Actor)
Jonathan Frakes
9
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, USA
 15 
Manuel L. Quezon
(2nd President of the Philippines)
Manuel L. Quezon
13
Birth Year: 1878
Birthplace: Baler, Philippines
Died: August 1, 1944

Filipino statesman Manuel L. Quezon, or MLQ, was the president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines from 1935 to 1944, thus becoming the first Filipino to lead a government of the whole of the Philippines. He formed a government-in-exile in the U.S. after the Japanese invasion during World War II.

 16 
Fred Thompson
(Former United States Senator from Tennessee (1994 - 2003))
Fred Thompson
14
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Sheffield, Alabama, United States
Died: November 1, 2015

Fred Thompson was an American politician, lobbyist, attorney, columnist, radio personality, and actor. From 1994 to 2003, Thompson served as the United States Senator from Tennessee. As an actor, he played important roles in several films and TV series, such as Law & Order and Barbarians at the Gate.

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Christina Perri
(Singer and Songwriter)
Christina Perri
8
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Bensalem, Pennsylvania, United States

Christina Perri is an American singer-songwriter whose debut album Lovestrong was certified platinum. She is also known for recording the popular love theme, A Thousand Years, for the movie, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2. Apart from releasing studio albums and extended plays, Christina Perri also headlines concert tours.

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Erika Christensen
(Actress and Singer)
Erika Christensen
13
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

Erika Christensen, who began her career starring in McDonald's ads, is best known for her award-winning role in the film Traffic. She has also been part of the series Six Degrees and Parenthood. She was raised by staunch Scientologist parents and also grew up to be one.

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Manny Jacinto
(Filipino-Born Canadian Actor)
Manny Jacinto
23
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
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Ginger Baker
(Former Drummer known for co-founder and occasional vocalist of the rock band Cream)
Ginger Baker
6
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Lewisham, South London, England
Died: October 6, 2019
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Peter Gallagher
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Sandy Cohen’ in the TV Drama Series ‘The O.C’)
Peter Gallagher
7
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Peter Gallagher is an American actor, writer, and musician known for his work across all three major acting mediums. Gallagher has contributed immensely to the success of several TV series, such as The O.C. and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He was honored with the P.T. Barnum Award in 2005. 

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Philo Farnsworth
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Birth Year: 1906
Birthplace: Beaver, Utah, United States
Died: March 11, 1971
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Adam Arkin
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Aaron Shutt’ in the TV Series ‘Chicago Hope’)
Adam Arkin
3
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

Actor and director, Adam Arkin, is best known for his role in the TV series Chicago Hope. The son of an actor cum director, he was introduced to the entertainment world as a child. He has acted in many stage productions and is also active on TV and in films. 

 24 
Reeva Steenkamp
(South African Model Who was the First Face of 'Avon' Cosmetics in South Africa)
Reeva Steenkamp
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa
Died: February 14, 2013

Reeva Steenkamp was a British-South African model and TV personality. She had a successful career as a model before she was shot dead, at the age of 29, by Paralympic champion, Oscar Pistorius. Her death became international news and she was posthumously named SA Persons of the year along with Anene Booysen by the Daily Maverick in 2013.

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Satya Nadella
(Chairman & CEO of 'Microsoft')
Satya Nadella
24
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Satya Nadella is an Indian-American business executive, currently serving as the chief executive officer of Microsoft. Since he became CEO, the company has seen a 27% annual growth rate. Born in India to a Telugu-speaking family, Nadella serves as an inspiration to millions of Indians who nurse 'The American Dream'.

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Jim Carter
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Charles Carson’ in the TV Series ‘Downton Abbey’)
Jim Carter
3
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

English actor, Jim Carter, is best known for his role in the TV series  Downton Abbey, for which he earned four Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Even though he initially aspired to become a lawyer, he changed his mind and became an actor instead. He has been active in the entertainment industry for over five decades.

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Nico Hülkenberg
(German Formula 1 Driver: Holds the Record for the Most Formula One Career Starts Without a Podium Finish)
Nico Hülkenberg
5
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Emmerich, Germany

Nico Hülkenberg initially worked as a forwarding agent at his father’s shipping company. He had started his racing career with go-karting at age 10 and grew up to race for Formula BMW, Formula Three, and GP2, among others. He scripted history by winning the Le Mans 24-hour endurance race in his first attempt.

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Brooke Mueller
(Actress)
Brooke Mueller
5
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Ellenville, New York, United States
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Debra Paget
(Actress)
Debra Paget
7
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
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Kevin Dillon
(Best Known for His Role in the HBO Series 'Entourage')
Kevin Dillon
4
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Mamaroneck, New York, United States

Kevin Dillon, brother of actor Matt Dillon, is best known as Johnny "Drama" Chase from the series Entourage, a role that earned him nominations for three Emmys and a Golden Globe. Fans also loved him as Bunny in the movie Platoon and as John Densmore in the biopic The Doors.

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Kirk Cousins
(American football player)
Kirk Cousins
9
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Barrington, Illinois, United States
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Siena Agudong
(Actress)
Siena Agudong
24
Birth Year: 2004
Birthplace: Kauai, Hawaii, United States
 33 
Romeo Miller
(Rapper and Actor Known for His Albums: ‘Lil' Romeo’, ‘Game Time’ and ‘Romeolan’)
Romeo Miller
14
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Romeo Miller soared to fame with the single My Baby and his Billboard 200-charting album Lil' Romeo. He also worked on the soundtrack of the movie God's Gift. In 2007, he accepted a basketball scholarship from the USC Trojans. He had his own show and has starred in films, too.

 34 
Michelle Borth
(Actress)
Michelle Borth
5
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Secaucus, New Jersey, USA
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Tracie Thoms
(Actress)
Tracie Thoms
12
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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Martin Donovan
(Actor)
Martin Donovan
3
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Reseda, California, U.S.
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Stipe Miocic
(One of the Greatest Heavyweight Fighters in UFC History)
Stipe Miocic
35
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Euclid, Ohio, United States

Rising from a humble background, Stipe Miocic won NAAFS Heavyweight Championship and reached Ultimate Fighting Championship, the biggest MMA platform. His talent made him one of the most successful heavyweight champions in UFC history with numerous awards. Apart from fighting MMA matches,Stipe Miocic works as a firefighter and paramedic and saves lives in Cleveland.

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Brighton Sharbino
12
Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: Flower Mound, Texas, United States
 39 
Lee Ann Womack
(Singer-songwriter)
Lee Ann Womack
6
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Texas, United States
 40 
Ian Gillan
(The Lead Singer and Lyricist for the Rock Band 'Deep Purple')
Ian Gillan
5
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Chiswick, London, England
 41 
Morten Andersen
(Former American Football Player Who Played as a Placekicker)
Morten Andersen
2
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

While he experimented with gymnastics and long jump in school, Danish footballer Morten Andersen, also known as the Great Dane, began his stint with football playing for the New Orleans Saints. The seven-time Pro Bowl and the five-time First-team All-Pro retired from NFL after 25 seasons.

 42 
Chris Fischer
(American Chef and Farmer)
Chris Fischer
6
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Chilmark, Massachusetts

Chris Fischer is an American farmer and chef who achieved national recognition in 2018 when he married popular actress and stand-up comedian Amy Schumer. Fischer, who worked at the Beach Plum Inn & Restaurant, won the Coastal New England Rising Stars Award in 2014. In 2016, he was honored with the James Beard Award for co-authoring The Beetlebung Farm Cookbook.

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Johnny Nash
(Singer)
Johnny Nash
5
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
 44 
Nate Burleson
(Football Commentator)
Nate Burleson
3
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada
 45 
Mary Matalin
(American Political Consultant Who Worked Under Former Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush)
Mary Matalin
3
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Calumet City, Illinois, United States

Mary Matalin is an American political consultant. Renowned for her work with the Republican Party, Matalin has worked with prominent personalities like Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, and Dick Cheney. Mary Matalin is also known for her work as an animal rights activist and was honored with PETA's Person of the Year award in December 2016.

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Lilian Garcia
(Singer, Ring announcer, Beauty pageant contestant)
Lilian Garcia
5
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: San Juan

The daughter of a US Embassy employee, Lilian Garcia was born in Spain. She was a singer as a child and worked as an RJ after graduation, following which she soared to fame as a WWE announcer. She scripted history when she became the first female announcer at WrestleMania.

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Kirk Herbstreit
(Football Commentator)
Kirk Herbstreit
9
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Centerville, Ohio

Popularly known as the analyst for ESPN's College GameDay, Kirk Herbstreit is a sports commentator. He started his career as a football player. Following his retirement as a player, he began his broadcasting career and found much success. He has been associated with ESPN for several years. He is involved in multiple charities including The Make A Wish Foundation.

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Ogden Nash
11
Birth Year: 1902
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: March 19, 1971
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Velveteen Dream
(American Professional Wrestler)
Velveteen Dream
2
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 50 
Simon Bird
(Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film actor)
Simon Bird
8
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Guildford

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on August 19

Personality
August 19th born individuals are born under the sun sign Leo. As such, they possess the typical Lion traits. But what makes them different from their other Leo counterparts is their birthdate which also is ruled by the planet Sun, much like the zodiac sign. As such, individuals born on this date are warm, courteous and confident individuals with a courageous spirited self. They are highly enthusiastic and optimistic people, with a strong will power and self motivated and responsible disposition. They are intelligent with a sharp wit and a clever mind. Overall, individuals born on this day are endowed with versatility, benevolence and affection.

Health
The health of those born on August 19th is strictly decent. They are likely to face health issues in their youth days, which would open the doors of concern in the later years. Proneness to having a big appetite and bouts of laziness are the main reasons for the ailing health of these individuals. They also have a tendency to put on weight which can be a cause of worry for such individuals. Taking a light diet is strictly recommended for individuals with this birthday. Also they need to follow a regular exercise routine to stay healthy and fit.

Finance
In matters of finance, August 19th natives can have problems managing money. This is not due to the fact that they earn any less or have a financial crises situation. August 19th borns indulge in the extravagant things and have a rich taste. As such, these people often spend more than what they should. Also, since these people are overtly benevolent and generous to their family and friends they face financial problems.

Career
Professionally, August 19th born individuals are lured by vocations that guarantee personal gratification more than high paid salary. Though they are great at varied jobs, careers that exhaustively use their positive attributes are the ones that make an ideal choice. These people are responsible folks and have concentrated focus and thus, do not face any difficulty in finding a perfect fulfilling career.  

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Leos born on August 19th are idealistically romantic individuals. They crave for love and attention and are most compatible with a partner who provides a strong emotional security, abundance of approval and appreciation. Though it is difficult to pin down an August 19th native to long term commitment, with a passionate heart and a devoted approach, you can get an individual with this birthday to be yours forever. These people can be very demanding as far as their relationship is concerned, but their quick wit coupled with affectionate and attentive self makes up for the same. As far as parenting is concerned, since most August 19 borns have a less satisfying childhood, they work hard to turn the tables for their own children and provide them with a considerable sense of security.

Lucky Colors: Copper, Gold
Lucky Numbers: 1, 10, 19, 28, 37, 46, 55
Lucky Days (of the week): Sunday, Monday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the month): 1, 10, 19