August 17 Birthdays :146 Famous People Birthdays on 17 August

Sean Penn Birthday (August 17th)

Sean Penn Biography Sean Penn An actor, writer, director and producer. He was born August 17, 1960, in Burbank, California. He grew up in Los Angeles and joined Santa Monica High School, along with associate students and potential actors Emilio Estevez, Charlie Sheen, and Rob Lowe. His mother, Ei....

August 17 Birthday Wishes

August 17 Birthday Wishes

May your day be filled with beautiful moments and magical thoughts. Happy Birthday.

Take a day off to celebrate you birthday. Take a year off and tell people you are younger. Happy Birthday.

August 17Birthday Quotes

'I suddenly realized how much I loved her when we attended Alfred Hitchcock’s 75th birthday party last August. There was something magical about that night‚ and it made me see how much she really meant to me.'

Rod Taylor

'It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said‚ ’Remember‚ my son‚ if you ever need a helping hand‚ you’ll find one at the end of your arm.’'

Sam Levenson

People Born on August 17

Year Name
1473 Richard Duke of York
1578 Francesco Albani Italian painter (d. 1660)
1601 Pierre de Fermat French mathematician (d. 1665)
1686 Nicola Porpora Italian composer (d. 1768)
1753 Josef Dobrovsky Czech linguist (d. 1828)
1768 Louis Charles Antoine Desaix French general (d. 1800)
1786 Davy Crockett American frontiersman and soldier (d. 1836)
1786 Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld mother of Queen Victoria (d. 1861)
1794 Prince Alexander of Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfrst German priest (d. 1849)
1828 Jules Bernard Luys French neurologist (d. 1897)
1844 Menelek II of Ethiopia
1863 Gene Stratton-Porter American author and naturalist (d. 1924)
1866 Mir Mahboob Ali Khan 6th Nizam of Hyderabad (d. 1911)
1866 Julia Marlowe English actress (d. 1950)
1873 John A. Sampson American gynecologist (d. 1946)
1878 Reggie Duff Australian cricketer (d. 1911)
1880 Percy Sherwell South African cricketer (d. 1948)
1887 Marcus Garvey Jamaican-born Black rights activist (d. 1940)
1887 Charles I of Austria
1888 Monty Woolley American actor (d. 1963)
1890 Harry Hopkins 8th United States Secretary of Commerce (d. 1946)
1890 Stefan Bastyr Polish aviator (d. 1920)
1893 Mae West American actress (d. 1980)
1896 Leslie Groves American military engineer (d. 1970)
1904 Leopold Nowak Austrian musicologist (d. 1991)
1904 Mary Cain American newspaper editor and politician (d. 1984)
1909 Larry Clinton American trumpeter and bandleader (d. 1985)
1911 Mikhail Botvinnik Russian chess player (d. 1995)
1911 Martin Sandberger German military officer (d. 2010)
1913 W. Mark Felt American Watergate informant (d. 2008)
1913 Rudy York American baseball player (d. 1970)
1913 scar Alfredo Galvez Argentine racing driver (d. 1989)
1914 Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr. son of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (d. 1988)
1919 Georgia Gibbs American singer (d. 2006)
1920 Maureen O'Hara Irish actress
1921 Geoffrey Rudolph Elton British historian (d. 1994)
1922 Roy Tattersall England cricketer
1926 Jiang Zemin Chinese politician
1926 George Melly British singer (d. 2007)
1926 Jean Poiret French actor‚ director and screenwriter (d. 1992)
1929 Francis Gary Powers American U-2 pilot (d. 1977)
1930 Glenn Corbett American actor (d. 1993)
1930 Ted Hughes English poet (d. 1998)
1932 V. S. Naipaul West Indian writer‚ Nobel Laureate
1933 Eugene F. Kranz American NASA executive
1933 Mark Dinning American singer (d. 1986)
1935 Oleg Tabakov Russian actor
1936 Floyd Red Crow Westerman Native American musician and actor (d. 2007)
1938 Abu Bakar Bashir Indonesian Muslim cleric
1938 Theodoros Pangalos Greek politician
1939 Luther Allison American musician (d. 1997)
1939 Anthony Valentine British actor
1940 Eduardo Mignogna Argentinian film director (d. 2006)
1941 Jean Pierre Lefebvre French Canadian film director
1941 Boog Powell American baseball player
1943 Robert De Niro American actor
1943 "Dave ""Snaker"" Ray" American musician (d. 2002)
1944 Larry Ellison CEO of Oracle Corporation‚ billionaire
1946 Martha Coolidge American film director
1946 Patrick Manning 4th and 6th Prime Minister of Trinidad & Tobago
1947 Gary Talley American musician (Box Tops)
1947 Sylvia Nasar German-born American economist and author
1948 Rod MacDonald American musician
1949 Sib Hashian American musician (Boston)
1949 Norm Coleman American politician
1951 Robert Joy Canadian actor
1951 Alan Minter British boxer
1952 Nelson Piquet Brazilian race car driver
1952 Dr. Mario Theissen German F1 team principal of BMW Sauber
1952 Guillermo Vilas Argentinian tennis player
1953 Judith Regan American book publisher
1953 Kevin Rowland English musician (Dexys Midnight Runners)
1953 Michael Malthouse Premiership winning Australian football coach
1954 Eric Johnson American guitarist
1955 Richard Hilton American heir
1956 Gail Berman American film executive
1956 alvaro Pino Spanish cyclist
1957 Robin Cousins British figure skater
1958 Belinda Carlisle American singer
1958 Fred Goodwin British banker
1958 Kirk Stevens Canadian snooker player
1959 Chika Sakamoto Japanese voice actress and singer
1959 Jonathan Franzen American author
1959 David Koresh American cult leader (d. 1993)
1959 Eric Schlosser American author
1960 Stephan Eicher Swiss singer
1960 Sean Penn American actor and director
1962 Gilby Clarke American musician (Guns N' Roses)
1962 John Marshall Jones American actor
1962 Buddy Landel American professional wrestler
1963 Jon Gruden American football coach
1963 S. Shankar Indian film director
1964 Colin James Canadian musician
1964 Maria McKee American singer
1966 Maysa Leak American jazz singer
1966 Rodney Mullen American skateboarder
1966 Don Sweeney Canadian ice hockey player
1967 Kevin Max American singer (dc talk)
1968 Ed McCaffrey American football player
1968 Helen McCrory English actress
1969 Christian Laettner American basketball player
1969 Donnie Wahlberg American actor and singer (New Kids On The Block)
1969 Kelvin Mercer American rapper (De La Soul)
1970 Jim Courier American tennis player
1970 Rupert Degas English actor and voice artist
1970 oyvind Leonhardsen Norwegian footballer
1971 Uhm Jung-hwa South Korean singer and actress
1971 Jorge Posada Puerto Rican baseball player
1971 Shaun Rehn Australian Rules footballer
1972 Habibul Bashar Bangladeshi cricketer
1972 Ken Ryker American pornographic actor
1974 Tony Hajjar Lebanese musician (At the Drive-In‚ Sparta)
1974 Nicola Kraus American novelist
1975 Giuliana DePandi Italian-born American television personality
1976 Scott Halberstadt American actor
1976 Geertjan Lassche Dutch reporter
1977 Nathan Deakes Australian race walker
1977 William Gallas French footballer
1977 Thierry Henry French footballer
1977 Tarja Turunen Finnish singer
1977 Matthew Oakley English footballer
1978 Karena Lam Hong Kong actress
1978 Vibeke Stene Norwegian singer (Tristania)
1979 Antwaan Randle El American football player
1979 Marcus Patric British actor
1980 Keith Dabengwa Zimbabwean cricketer
1980 Jan Kromkamp Dutch footballer
1980 Lene Marlin Norwegian singer
1981 Kristin Holt American television personality
1982 Cheerleader Melissa American professional wrestler
1982 Phil Jagielka English footballer
1982 Mark Salling American actor
1983 Dustin Pedroia American baseball player
1984 Dee Brown American basketball player
1984 Garrett Wolfe American football player
1985 Y? Aoi Japanese actress
1986 Rudy Gay American basketball player
1986 Tyrus Thomas American basketball player
1986 Bryton McClure American actor & singer
1988 Brady Corbet American actor
1988 Erika Toda Japanese actress
1988 Nichole Cordova Performer (Girlicious)
1990 Colin Bates American actor
1990 Rachel Hurd-Wood British actress
1994 Riley McRae unreal swag
1996 Ella Cruz Filipina actress