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
28
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
29
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
35
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 
Carroll O’Connor
8
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.

 5 
Peter O'Toole
(Stage and Film Actor)
Peter O'Toole
15
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 
Kristaps Porzingis
(Basketball Player)
Kristaps Porzingis
9
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.

 7 
Kevin Smith
(Filmmaker, Screenwriter)
Kevin Smith
17
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. 

 8 
Wes Craven
(Film director, Screenwriter)
Wes Craven
7
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: August 30, 2015
 9 
Sam Worthington
(He is best known for playing Jake Sully in Avatar)
Sam Worthington
20
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Surrey, England, United Kingdom
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Myrna Loy
(Best Known for Her Role in the Film 'The Thin Man')
Myrna Loy
2
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.

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Apollonia Kotero
(Actress, Singer)
Apollonia Kotero
6
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California
 12 
Isabel Allende
(Chilean-American Author Known for Her Novels: ‘The House of the Spirits’ and ‘City of the Beasts’)
Isabel Allende
15
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.
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Penguinz0
(YouTuber)
Penguinz0
7
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States
 14 
Nick Diaz
(Mixed martial artist)
Nick Diaz
8
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Stockton, California, United States
 15 
Mark Lee
(Rapper)
Mark Lee
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Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Toronto
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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Lamar Hunt
(American Sports Executive and BusinessmanBusinessman)
Lamar Hunt
5
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. 

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Constantine I
(Former King of Greece (1913 - 1917))
Constantine I
2
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.
 18 
Joanna Cassidy
5
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Haddonfield, New Jersey, United States
 19 
Jacinda Barrett
(Actress, Model)
Jacinda Barrett
9
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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Shimon Peres
(Former President of Israel)
Shimon Peres
7
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.
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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
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Jacob Collier
(Musician)
Jacob Collier
2
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: North London, England
 23 
Jonas Blue
2
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: London
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Butch Patrick
1
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
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Charlie Strong
(American football coach)
Charlie Strong
2
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Batesville, Arkansas, United States
 26 
Lance Ito
(Judge best known for presiding over the criminal trial for the O. J. Simpson murder case)
Lance Ito
5
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 27 
Jack L Warner
(Film Executive)
Jack L Warner
2
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.

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Alice Evans
(Actress)
Alice Evans
3
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Bristol, England, UK
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Kathryn Harrold
2
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Tazewell, Virginia
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Burgess Owens
(Politician)
Burgess Owens
2
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
 31 
Max Wright
(Actor)
Max Wright
2
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Gary Merrill
1
Birth Year: 1915
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 5, 1990
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Donna Air
(Actress)
Donna Air
1
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Wallsend, England
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Dingdong Dantes
2
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines
 35 
Victoria Jackson
(Actor, Television actor)
Victoria Jackson
3
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Miami
 36 
Hallie Eisenberg
2
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
 37 
Garth Hudson
(Multi-instrumentalist)
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

 38 
Philippe II, Duke of Orléans
(French Royal, Statesman and Regent of France (1715 - 1723))
Philippe II, Duke of Orléans
2
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.

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Sandeep Lamichhane
10
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Syangja

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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Prafulla Chandra Ray
3
Birth Year: 1861
Birthplace: Khulna
Died: June 16, 1944

Indian Bengali chemist Prafulla Chandra Ray founded the country’s first pharma company, Bengal Chemicals. Educated in Calcutta and Edinburgh, he later worked from his home, a room on the first floor of the college where he taught. Knighted for his achievements, he donated generous sums to the Brahmo Samaj initiatives.

 41 
Nadia Bjorlin
(Actress)
Nadia Bjorlin
2
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, USA
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Chrystia Freeland
(10th Deputy Prime Minister of Canada )
Chrystia Freeland
13
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Peace River, Canada
Known as the Minister of Everything, Christina Freeland is Canada’s 10th deputy prime minister. She is also Canada’s finance minister and the first woman to hold the office. She has previously worked with the Financial Times, Thomson Reuters, and The Globe and Mail. She has also authored a bestselling book. 
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Butch Vig
(Musician)
Butch Vig
1
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Viroqua, Wisconsin, USA
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Betty Bosmer
0
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
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Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
(Badminton player)
Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
16
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Banyuwangi, East Java, Indonesia
 46 
Robert Bilott
2
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Ohio, U.S.
 47 
Simone Manuel
(American olympic athlete)
Simone Manuel
4
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Houston, 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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Jim Capaldi
(Drummer)
Jim Capaldi
0
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Evesham, Worcestershire, England
Died: January 28, 2005
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Skylar Diggins-Smith
(Basketball player)
Skylar Diggins-Smith
5
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States
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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.

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