Famous People Born On August 20th

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Astrologically, individuals born on August 20th are under the influence of both the Sun and the Moon. While the zodiac sign is under the authority of the Sun, the 20th day of August is governed by the Moon. As such, these people have personality traits and characteristic which is unique to them. While the Sun imparts them with confidence and a craving for attention, the Moon makes them warmhearted and sensitive. Charming and graceful, these individuals have an elegant and polished demeanor. These people are frank and open in their communication and are kind and compassionate towards others. However, August 20th natives have period of sulkiness and temperamental mood. They can even resort to a lonely escapist behaviour or an egoistical impulsive side if things go out of track.

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 1 
Demi Lovato
(Singer, Songwriter, Actress)
Demi Lovato
135
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Demi Lovato rose to fame with the television film Camp Rock, but became highly successful as singer when she released her pop rock debut album, Don't Forget in 2008, which was followed by many more albums seeing millions in sale. Her health issues like bipolar disorder, anorexia nervosa and drug and alcohol addictions have received significant media attention.

 2 
Andrew Garfield
74
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Best known as Spider-Man from The Amazing Spider-Man and its sequel, Andrew Garfield is also a Tony-winning theater actor. His role in The Social Network earned him BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Hacksaw Ridge. He is also a WWO ambassador of sport.
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Amy Adams
(Actress)
Amy Adams
32
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Vicenza, Italy

An aspiring dancer, Amy Adams began working for theatre companies and eventually decided to pursue acting. She hit it big with movies, such as Catch Me If You Can, Junebug and Enchanted. She enriched her acting profile further with American Hustle and Big Eyes, both of which earned her the Golden Globe Awards. Her other notable films are Doubt and Julie & Julia.

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David Walliams
(Comedian)
David Walliams
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England

Best known as Matt Lucas from Rock Profile, David Williams has judged Britain's Got Talent; written bestselling children’s books, such as The World's Worst Children series; and swum across the English Channel to raise funds for the charity Sport Relief. His philanthropic efforts won him the OBE in 2017.

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Robert Plant
(Lead Singer and Lyricist of the English Rock Band 'Led Zeppelin')
Robert Plant
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Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: West Bromwich, England, United Kingdom

Regarded as one of the most influential music artists of all time, Robert Anthony Plant was the lead singer and song writer of the extremely successful rock group Led Zeppelin. After the band disbanded, the Grammy award winning artist, with his powerful and wide vocal range, established a successful solo career. He has also collaborated with other artists and bands.

 6 
H. P. Lovecraft
(American Weird-Fiction Writer Known for Creating the Mythopoeia 'Cthulhu Mythos')
H. P. Lovecraft
24
Birth Year: 1890
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: March 15, 1937

HP Lovecraft was a writer of weird and horror fiction and is known for his creation of Cthulhu Mythos, which has inspired a large body of games and music. His stories focused on his interpretation of humanity's place in the universe. He was virtually unknown during his lifetime, but is now considered a significant 20th-century author of supernatural horror fiction.

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Ben Barnes
(Actor)
Ben Barnes
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: London
 8 
Benjamin Harrison
(23rd President of the United States (1889 – 1893))
Benjamin Harrison
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Birth Year: 1833
Birthplace: North Bend, Ohio, United States
Died: March 13, 1901

Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd U.S. President and is remembered for his efforts to pass the McKinley Tariff and the Sherman Antitrust Act. A qualified lawyer, he was the great-grandson of Benjamin Harrison V. Known for strengthening the Navy, he also attempted to secure the voting rights of African–Americans.

Ron Paul
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Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Ron Paul is a physician, author, and retired politician who has played an important role in promoting libertarian vision by delivering speeches on American college campuses. A doctor by profession, Ron Paul served in the U.S. Air Force as a flight surgeon from 1963 to 1968. His life and career inspired the 2012 film Ron Paul Uprising.

 10 
Isaac Hayes
(Singer-songwriter)
Isaac Hayes
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Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Covington, Tennessee, United States
Died: August 10, 2008
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Misha Collins
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Castiel’ in the TV Series 'Supernatural')
Misha Collins
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Misha Collins is best known for playing Castiel and other characters in the series Supernatural. He is also a poet and has co-authored a cookbook with his wife. He has established the charity Random Acts and the GISHWHES. He has also written an academic paper on the structure of shapes.
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Dimebag Darrell
(Guitarist, Composer, Musician)
Dimebag Darrell
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Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Dallas
Died: December 8, 2004
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Phil Lynott
(Lead Vocalist of the Irish Hard Rock Band 'Thin Lizzy')
Phil Lynott
10
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England
Died: January 4, 1986
Phil Lynott was the frontman of the rock band Thin Lizzy, which delivered hits such as Whiskey in the Jar and Jailbreak. After the group disbanded, Phil had a successful solo career, published two poetry books, and led the band Grand Slam. He struggled with heroin addiction throughout his life.
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Al Roker
(American Weather Presenter, Journalist and Co-Host of ‘3rd Hour Today’)
Al Roker
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Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Al Roker is best known as the weather anchor of Today on NBC. He is also a co-host on shows such as 3rd Hour Today. He set a Guinness world record by reporting non-stop for 34 hours. He has co-authored several books, including a set of murder mysteries. 
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Linus Sebastian
(CEO of Linus Media Group)
Linus Sebastian
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Linus Sebastian is a Canadian YouTube personality whose technology channel Linus Tech Tips is ranked highly among Google's most preferred advertising channels for the technology category on YouTube. Also an entrepreneur, Sebastian owns a video sharing platform called Floatplane Media. Sebastian is also credited with founding Linus Media Group for which he has been serving as the CEO since 2013.

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Connie Chung
(Journalist, Anchor, and TV News Presenter)
Connie Chung
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Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
TV journalist Connie Chung is known for her interviews on NBC, CNN, and CBS. She has hosted shows such as Good Morning America, Eye to Eye with Connie Chung, and CBS Evening News. Her interview of a fireman during a rescue mission after the Oklahoma City bombing was deemed inappropriate.
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Meghan Ory
(Actor, Film actor)
Meghan Ory
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Victoria
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Jonathan Ke Quan
(Actor & Stunt Choreographer Known for His Films ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom’ & ‘The Goonies’)
Jonathan Ke Quan
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Actor and stunt choreographer Jonathan Ke Quan was initially a child actor and is best known for his roles as Data in The Goonies and Short Round in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. He has also appeared as Jasper Kwong in the 1990s’ sitcom Head of the Class.
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Fred Durst
(Rapper)
Fred Durst
12
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Gastonia, North Carolina, United States
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Ray Wise
(Known for His Lead Role as 'Leland Palmer' in the ABC TV Series 'Twin Peaks')
Ray Wise
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Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States

Ray Wise is an American actor best known for playing Leland Palmer in the drama television series, Twin Peaks. Wise's portrayal of Leland Palmer in Twin Peaks earned him similar roles. While he has taken up roles that have come his way, Ray Wise has also remained cautious about playing stereotypical roles, thus establishing himself as a versatile actor.

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Mitchell Trubisky
(American football player)
Mitchell Trubisky
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Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Mentor, Ohio
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Joan Allen
(American actress)
Joan Allen
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Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Rochelle, Illinois, United States
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KRS-One
(Rapper, Musician, Actor, Songwriter, Singer)
KRS-One
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Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
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Jim Reeves
(Singer-Songwriter)
Jim Reeves
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Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Galloway, Texas, United States
Died: July 31, 1964
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Rajiv Gandhi
(Former Prime Minister of India)
Rajiv Gandhi
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Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Died: May 21, 1991

Rajiv Gandhi was the sixth and the youngest Prime Minister of India. He played a major role in suhering the computer era in India. During the initial phase of his term, he was very popular but later on his regime was marred by corruption scandals and he lost the next election. He was assassinated by Tamil militants, while he was the leader of the opposition. 

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Sally Yates
(Lawyer)
Sally Yates
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Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Lawyer Sally Yates has served as a U.S. attorney and the U.S. deputy attorney general. She was also the acting attorney general for 10 days in 2017, until she was dismissed by Donald Trump for refusing to work according to the Executive Order 13769, or the “Muslim ban.” 
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John Noble
(Actor)
John Noble
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Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Port Pirie, Australia

Australian actor, John Noble, is best known for his role in the Fox action-horror series Sleepy Hollow. He has also appeared in many films and played a high-profile role in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. He is the winner of one Saturn Award. Besides acting, he has a deep interest in theoretical physics and enjoys painting.

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James Marsters
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Greenville, Plumas County, California, USA
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Billy Gardell
(Stand-up comedian)
Billy Gardell
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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Michael Rady
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Michael Rady is best known as Kostas Dounas from The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and its sequel. He also played prominent roles in series such as Melrose Place, Greek, Intelligence, and Swingtown, and has appeared in quite a few Hallmark TV movies. He is a strict vegan.
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Liana Liberato
4
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States
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Gerry Bertier
(American football player)
Gerry Bertier
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Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Died: March 20, 1981
 33 
Neslihan Atagül
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
 34 
Kimberly Stewart
(Model, Reality TV Star)
Kimberly Stewart
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Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
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John Carmack
(Chief technology officer, Aerospace engineer, Programmer, Computer scientist)
John Carmack
0
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Kansas City

Computer-game developer John Carmack introduced pioneering innovations in the 3-D game arena. He specializes in first-person shooter games, such as Quake and Doom. The id Software founder had spent a year in a juvenile home and had later dropped out of university to become a freelance programmer.

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Theresa Saldana
0
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: June 6, 2016
 37 
Lawrence Kudlow
(Director of the National Economic Council)
Lawrence Kudlow
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Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey

Lawrence Kudlow began his career as staff economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and then served as financial analyst at Wall Street, before joining the Ronald Reagan administration. Later he became an economic media commentator with National Review, and hosted several shows on CNBC. During the Trump administration, he served as Director of the National Economic Council.

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Narayana Guru
(Spiritual Leader, Social Reformer)
Narayana Guru
10
Birth Year: 1856
Birthplace: Chempazhanthy, Thiruvananthapuram, India
Died: September 20, 1928

Born in Travancore in India, Narayana Guru was the son of a teacher and studied in a gurukula. He grew up to lead a social reform movement against the caste system that he saw in erstwhile Kerala. He believed in the motto One Caste, One Religion, One God for All.

 39 
Eero Saarinen
(Architect)
Eero Saarinen
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Birth Year: 1910
Birthplace: Kirkkonummi, Finland
Died: September 1, 1961

Eero Saarinen was a Finnish-American industrial designer and architect best remembered for his impressive designs for monuments and buildings. He is credited with designing important structures, such as the Washington Dulles International Airport, the TWA Flight Center, and the Gateway Arch. He is widely regarded as one of the 20th-century's most prominent American architectures.

 40 
Kenneth Erwin Hagin
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Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: McKinney, Texas, United States
Died: September 19, 2003

Christian preacher Kenneth Erwin Hagin is widely remembered as the father of the modern faith movement. He had an almost-70-year stint with the Christian ministry. The founder of The Word of Faith movement, he popularized it through magazines, CDs, and books of the Faith Library Publications.

 41 
Sundiata Keita
(Founder of Mali Empire)
Sundiata Keita
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Birth Year: 1217
Birthplace: Mali
Died: 1255 AD
Sundiata Keita is believed to be the founder of Imperial Mali. Legend has it that though neighboring king Sumanguru had killed all of Sundiata’s 11 brothers during an invasion of Kangaba, he had spared Sundiata because of his ill health. His life is mostly documented in epics and oral histories.
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Zakir Khan
(Stand-up Comedian, YouTuber)
Zakir Khan
3
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
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Abigail Hopkins
(Singer-songwriter)
Abigail Hopkins
5
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Putney, London
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Álvaro Negredo
(Association football player)
Álvaro Negredo
1
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Madrid
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Melvin Booker
(Basketball player)
Melvin Booker
2
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States
 46 
Tammy Bruce
(Radio Host)
Tammy Bruce
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Tammy Bruce is a radio host and political commentator. During the early-1990s, she led a campaign to criticize the violence in the book American Psycho, and her efforts resulted in the boycott of the novel's publisher for a year. Over the years, she has been an important contributor to Fox News and also hosts Get Tammy Bruce on Fox Nation.

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David O. Russell
1
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
 48 
Paul Tillich
(Christian Existentialist Philosopher and One of the Most Influential Theologians of the 20th Century)
Paul Tillich
0
Birth Year: 1886
Birthplace: Starosiedle, Poland
Died: October 22, 1965

German-American theologian and philosopher Paul Tillich is remembered for his work in the field of Christian existentialism and for concepts such as the method of correlation. His notable works, such as The Courage to Be and the three-volume Systematic Theology, has inspired intellectual thinkers and commoners alike.

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Fernando Poe Jr.
2
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: December 14, 2004
 50 
Carole Radziwill
(Journalist)
Carole Radziwill
1
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on August 20

Personality
Individuals born on August 20th fall under the zodiac sign Leo. These people are intuitive and sociable with a craving for attention and affection. They are confident and outgoing but what makes them different from their Leo counterparts is their co-operative and emotionally demonstrative nature. August 20th natives are ambitious, charming and graceful and have a magnanimous nature brimming with diplomacy. Temperamentally, these people are warm hearted and quite sensitive. They are fun and insightful and great at organizing things. The one attribute that makes August 20th individuals shine out from the rest is their ability to understand others. Using this skill, they can reach the important position of life.

Health
Healthy living is a predominant concern for those born on August 20th. As such, falling in the trap of an unhealthy diet or eating caloric food without exercise is something that August 20th people stay far from. In fact, these people are likely to have a complete knowledge about the nutritional content and benefits of food before including them in their diet. Though they aren’t much into exercising, they remain active throughout the day to stabilize their energy levels. This they do to look good and glow with healthiness.

Finance
The monetary condition of August 20th born people is not absolutely sound. This is due to the fact that these people consider budgeting as a boring and tedious task. They are prone to frivolous spending and can get impulsive while shopping. Due to this, staying on a limited sum or restricted budget becomes tricky for such individuals. Though this state of affairs continues till the youth, by old age, they tend to get better in managing their finances.

Career
Unlike most people, Leos born on the 20th of August are leveraged by jobs that proffer personal gratification than those that pay handsomely. So, if an individual born on this date has a by a high paying job with incentives and profit percentage on one hand and a moderately paying one with greater value to job satisfaction, he/she is likely to choose the second option and not get swayed by the luring benefits of the first. These individuals do not face problem choosing lower paying jobs if the same provides them the job satisfaction that they require.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Relationships are sacred for individuals born on August 20th. They stay true to their familial ties and friendships and maintain cordial relationship with associates and acquaintance. Romantically, these people are hesitant to get into long term commitment with anyone. Only a special person that stimulates them mentally and captivates their attention long enough is eligible to be the love partner of August 20th people. To attract the attention of a Leo born on this date, pampering and admiration is the key trick to adhere to. These individuals pay a lot of importance to special days and thus, remember all the important dates and anniversaries. With children, these people are quite natural and loving. Most of the times, these people repair their own relationships with their parents after reaching the parenthood stage.

Lucky Color: 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, 20