August Birthdays

August 18th Birthdays

If you were born on August 18th, you share a celebrity birthday with these famous people:

roman polanski, born august 18, august 18th birthday, french actor, filmmaker, movies, the pianist, chinatown, rosemarys baby, tess, the ghost writer, macbeth, knife in the water, frantic, repulsion, the ninth gate, married sharon tate, emmanuelle seigner husbandRoman Polanski (nee Raymond Roman Thierry Liebline)

French filmmaker (The Pianist; Chinatown; Rosemary’s Baby; Tess; The Ghost Writer; Macbeth; Knife in the Water; The Ninth Gate; The Tenant; Carnage; Venus in Fur; An Officer and a Spy; Death and the Maiden; Frantic; Repulsion), born August 18, 1933. Married Sharon Tate. (Roman Polanski 1977: LAPD)

Robert Redfordrobert redford birthday, nee charles robert redford jr, robert redford 1960, american producer, the motorcycle diaries, coyote waits, skinwalkers, tv series documentary producer, iconoclasts exec producer, chicagoland exec producer, death row stories exec producer, the american west exec producer, ocean warriors exec producer, movie director, ordinary people, the milagro beanfield war, a river runs through it, quiz show, the legend of bagger vance, movie actor, 1960s movies, war hunt, inside daisy clover, the chase, this property is condemned, barefoot in the park, downhill racer, tell them willie boy is here, 1970s movies, little fauss and big halsy, the hot rock, jeremiah johnson, the candidate, the way we were, the sting, the great gatsby, the great waldo pepper, three days of the condor, all the presidents men, a bridge too far, the electric horseman, 1980s movies, brubaker, the natural, out of africa, legal eagles, 1990s movies, havana, sneakers, indecent proposal, up close and personal, the horse whisperer, 2000s movies, the last castle, spy game, the clearing, an unfinished life, lions for lambs, the company you keep, all is lost, a walk in the woods, truth, petes dragon, the discovery, father of amy redford, sonja braga relationship, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 18th birthdays, born august 18 1936 (nee Charles Robert Redford Jr.)

Oscar-winning American filmmaker & actor (Ordinary People; The Natural; The Electric Horseman; The Great Gatsby; All the President’s Men; Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid; The Way We Were; The Sting; Barefoot in the Park; Quiz Show; Our Souls at Night; Truth), born August 18, 1936. (Robert Redford 1960 Tate)

martin mull birthday, nee martin eugene mull, martin mull 1976, american musician, singer, comedian, actor, 1970s television series, 1970s tv sitcoms, mary hartman mary hartman barth gimble, fernwood tonight barth gimble, america 2 night barth gimble, 1970s movies, fm, 1980s films, serial, my bodyguard, take this job and shove it, mr mom, growing pains, clue, oc and stiggs, the boss wife, home is where the hart is, rented lips, portrait of a white marriage, cutting class, think big, 1980s tv shows, domestic life martin crane, 1990s movies, ski patrol, far out man, ted and venus, the player, dance with death, miracle beach, mrs doubtfire, mr write, edie and pen, jingle all the way, movies money murder, zack and reba, 1990s television shows, his and hers dr doug lambert, the jackie thomas show doug talbot, roseanne leon carp, sabrina the teenage witch principal willard kraft, 1990s tv game shows, hollywood squares celebrity panelist, 2000s films, attention shippers, the year that trembled, come away home, relative strangers, 2000s television sitcoms, the ellen show mr munn, life with bonnnie lenord, the war at  home principal fink, gary unmarried charlie, my boys dr clayton, 2010s movies, killers, and theyre off, a futile and stupid gesture, 2010s tv series, til death mr whitey, two and a half men russell, arrested development gene parmesan, dads crawford whittemore, community george perry, veep bob bradley, life in pieces gary timpkins, the ranch jerry, im sorry martin, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 18th birthdays, born august 18 1943Martin Mull 

American musical comedian, actor of television (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch; Barth Gimble on America 2-Night. Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, & Fernwood 2 Night; Roseanne; Hollywood Squares) and movies (Mrs. Doubtfire; FM; Mr. Mom), born August 18, 1943. (Martin Mull 1978 Photo: NBC)

karen jensen birthday, american actress, born august 18th, classic tv shows, movin on, brackens world rachel holt, the snoop sisters, 1960s movies, out of sight, the salzburg connection, the ballad of josieKaren Jensen (married Michael Stroka; Brendon Boone)

American actress of TV (Rachel Holt on Bracken’s World; The Snoop Sisters; Emergency!; Mannix; Love, American Style; Happy Days; The Virginian; Run For Your Life) and movies (Out of Sight; The Salzburg Connection; The Ballad of Josie), born August 18, 1944. (Karen Jensen 1974 Movin’ On)

elayne boosler birthday, elayne boosler 2016, american stand up comedian, comedienne, singer, dancer, tv comedy specials, party of one, broadway baby, comedy writer, awards show host, daytime emmys, writers guild of american show host, the history of comedy host, balderdash host, andy kaufman relationship, friends jerry seinfeld, married bill siddons 2007, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 18th birthdays, born august 18 1952Elayne Boosler (ex-partner of Robin Williams, Andy Kaufman)

American stand-up comedian, comedy writer, singer, dancer, host & actress of stage, television (Party of One; Broadway Baby; Daytime Emmys; Writer’s Guild of America; Balderdash; The History of Comedy), and movies (Meatballs II), born August 18, 1952. (Elayne Boosler 2016 David Feldman)

carole bouquet birthday, carole bouquet 2011, french fashion model, chanel models, french actresses, 1980s movies, for your eyes only, bond girls, day of the idiots, bingo bongo, good king dagobert, nemo, double gentlemen, new york stories, too beautiful for you, bunker palace hotel, 1990s films, tango, a business affair, dead tired, lucie aubrac, in all innocence, the bridge, 2000s movies, lulu kreutzs picnic, wasabi, summer things, blanche, welcome to the roses, red lights, bad spelling, northeast, housewarming, hell, aurore, perfect match, behind the walls, trouble at timpetill, 2010s films, unforgivable, bad girl, do not disturb, 2010s television mini series, rosemarys baby margaux castevet, spin elisabeth marjorie, la mante jeanne, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 18th birthdays, born august 18 1957Carole Bouquet (ex-partner of Gérard Depardieu)

French fashion model (Chanel), actress of television (Rosemary’s Baby) and movies (For Your Eyes Only; A Business Affair; Too Beautiful for You; Nemo; Bunker Palace Hôtel; Tango; Dead Tired; The Bridge; Summer Things), born August 18, 1957. (Carole Bouquet 2011 Photo: Georges Biard)

denis leary birthday, born august 18th, american comedian, screenwriter, producer, actor, tv shows, rescue me tommy gavin, the job, movies, suicide kings, ice ageDenis Leary 

American comedian, writer, producer, character & voice over actor of stage, TV (Tommy Gavin on Rescue Me; Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll; Sirens; The Job; Animal Kingdom), and movies (Two if by Sea; Ice Age; Suicide Kings; The Thomas Crown Affair), born August 18, 1957. (Denis Leary 2015 Photo: Dominick D)

madeleine stowe birthday, nee madeleine marie stowe, madeleine stowe 2014, american actresses, 1980s television mini series, beulah land selma kendrick davis, the gangster chronicles ruth lasker, 19890s movies, stakeout, tropical snow, worth winning, 1990s films, revenge, the two jakes, closet land, unlawful entry, the last of the mohicans, another stakeout, short cuts, blink, china moon, bad girls, twelve monkeys, the proposition, playing by heart, the generals daughter, 2000s movies, impostor, we were soldiers, avenging angelo, octane, 2000s tv shows, raines dr samantha kohl, 2010s television shows, revenge victoria grayson, married brian benben 1982, 1994 people magazine 50 most beautiful people in the world, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 18th birthdays, born august 18 1958Madeleine Stowe (married Brian Benben)

American actress of movies (The Last of the Mohicans; Blink; The General’s Daughter; The Two Jakes; Bad Girls;  Stakeout; Worth Winning; Unlawful Entry; We Were Soldiers) and TV (Victoria Grayson on Revenge), born August 18, 1958. (Madeleine Stowe 2014 Photo: Artists for Peace and Justice)

john viscardi, born august 18, august 18th birthday, american writer, playwright, screenwriter, daytime television, soap operas, guiding light, producer, actor, tv shows, one life to live, married fiona hutchison, portraitJohn Viscardi (married Fiona Hutchison)

American playwright, daytime television soap opera screenwriter (Guiding Light), producer & actor of stage, television (Father Tony Vallone on One Life to Live; Law & Order: Criminal Intent; For Life) and movies (508 Nelson), born August 18, 1961. (John Viscardi Painting: A. Hamilton)

american actor, 1980s television series, newhart dirk, guns of paradise johnny ryan, 1980s tv soap operas, the young and the restless greg, 1990s tv shows, sydney matt keating, the powers that be joe bowman, pride & joy greg sherman, madman of the people b j cooper, 1990s movies, victimless crimes, the long kiss goodnight, johns, til there was  you, sour grapes, fear and loathing in las vegas, the suburbans, the thirteenth floor, 2000s films, kate and leopold, im with lucy, dickie roberts former child star, cinderella man, scary movie 4, danika, for your consideration, 2000s television shows, sex and the city ray king, boston legal jeffrey coho, unhitched jack gator gately, 2010s tv series, damages terry brooke, the temp life eddie chiapette, nedessary oughness ray santino, easy to assemble jebedehia bateman, leap year andy corvell, the michael j fox show bill, hot in cleveland donald, law and order special victims unit guest star, unreal chet wilton, 2010s movies, the change up, company, bad seed, the three stooges, louder than words, if i had wings, equity, catfight, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 18th birthdays, born august 18 1964Craig Bierko 

American singer & actor of stage, TV (Chet Wilton on UnREAL; Boston Legal; Sydney) and movies (The Thirteenth Floor; I’m With Lucy; Cinderella Man; Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star; Scary Movie 4; The Long Kiss Goodnight), born August 18, 1964. (Craig Bierko 2015 Photo: Mad Prodigy Productions)

christian slater birthday, born august 18 1969, american actor, tv shows, mr robot, movies, broken arrow, pump up the volume, true romance, untamed heart, hard rainChristian Slater (son of Michael Hawkins & Mary Jo Slater)

American actor of TV (Mr. Robot) and movies (Broken Arrow; Hard Rain; True Romance; Untamed Heart; Soldiers of Fortune; Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves; Pump Up the Volume; Young Guns II; Heathers; The Name of the Rose; Bed of Roses), born August 18, 1969. (Christian Slater 2007 Photo: Scott Smith)

ed norton birthday, nee edward harrison norton, born august 18 1969, american actor, 1990s movies, primal fear, fight club, red dragon, roundersEd Norton (nee Edward Harrison Norton; married Shauna Robertson)

American producer & actor of TV and movies (Fight Club; Primal Fear; The Score; Rounders; The Italian Job; American History X; Keeping the Faith; The Bourne Legacy; The People vs. Larry Flynt), born August 18, 1969. Ex partner of Salma Hayek, Courtney Love. (Edward Norton 2009: David Shankbone)

malcolm jamal warner, birthday, born august 18th, african american, actor, tv shows, sitcoms, the cosby show, theo huxtable, the resident, the magic school bus, malcolm and eddie, jeremiah, listen up, Malcolm-Jamal Warner 

American film & TV producer, director, & actor (Theo Huxtable on The Cosby Show; Malcolm & Eddie; Jeremiah; The Magic School Bus; Reed Between the Lines; Major Crimes; Suits; Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce; Sneaky Pete; Sons of Anarchy), born August 18, 1970. (Malcolm-Jamal Warner 2007: Sean Coon)

birthday wishes, happy birthday, greeting card, born august 18, famous birthdays, shelley winters, robert redford, academy award, best actor, actress, movies, the diary of anne frank, ordinary people, a patch of blue, the way we were, the poseidon adventure, the electric horseman, director, producer(Shelley Winters 1949| Robert Redford 1960 Tate [colorized])

Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on August 18th!

Remember These August 18th Famous Birthdays

shelley winters birthday, nee shirley schrift, shelley winters 1940s movies, knickerbocker holiday, susie steps out, a double life, larceny, cry of the city, take one false step, the great gatsby, 1950s movies, winchester 73, frenchie, a place in the sun, he ran all the way, the raging tide, phone call from a stranger, my man and i, meet danny wilson, orourke of the royal mounted, executive suite, playgirl, mambo, cash on delivery, the night of the hunter, the treasure of pancho villa, i died a thousand times, the diary of anne frank, odds against tomorrow, 1960s movies, let no man write my epitaph, the young savages, lolita, the chapman report, the balcony, wives and lovers, a house is not a home, a patch of blue, harper, alfie, the scalphunters, wild in the streets, buona sera mrs campbell, arthur arthur, 1970s movies, bloody mama, the poseidon adventure, blume in love, cleopatra jones, journey into fear, next stop greenwich village, the tenant, petes dragon, king of the gypsies, 1980s movies, ellie, sob, the delta force, over the brooklyn bridge, sex lies and renaissance,  purple people eater, 1990s television shows, 1990s tv sitcoms, roseanne nana mary, 1990s movies, gideon, the portrait of a lady, married vittorio gassman 1952, divorced vittorio gassman 1954, married anthony franciosa 1957, divorced anthony franciosa 1960, william holden rlationship, friends sally kirkland, farley granger relationship, janis joplin friends, suthor, autobiography shelley also known as shirley, sean connery relationship, burt lancaster relationship, errol flynn relationship, marlon brando relationship, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 18th birthdays, born august 18 1920, died january 14 2006, celebrity deathsShelley Winters (nee Shirley Schrift)

Academy Award-winning American actress of TV (Roseanne) & movies (Winchester ’73; Frenchie; Executive Suite; The Night of the Hunter; The Diary of Ann Frank; Lolita; A Patch of Blue; Bloody Mama; The Poseidon Adventure; A Place in the Sun; The Great Gatsby) (born Aug. 18, 1920 – died Jan. 14, 2006; age 85). Ex of Vittorio Gassman, Anthony Franciosa. (Shelley Winters 1951

patrick swayze birthday, nee patrick wayne swayze, patrick swayze 1989, american actor, 1970s movies, skatetown usa, 1980s television mini series, the renegades bandit, north and south orry main, north and south book ii orry main, 1980s films, the outsiders, uncommon valor, grandview usa, red dawn, youngblood, dirty dancing, steel dawn, tiger warsaw, road house, next of kin, 1990s movies, ghost, point break, city of joy, father hood, tall tale, to wong foo thanks for everything julie newmar, three wishes, black dog, letters from a killer, 2000s films, forever lulu, green dragon, donnie darko, waking up in reno, one last dance, 11 14, dirty dancing havana nights, george and the dragon, keeping mum, christmas in wonderland, jump, powder blue, 2000s tv shows, king solomons mines allan quatermain, the beast charles barker, 1991 people magazine sexiest man alive, married lisa niemi 1975, arabian  horse breeder, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 18th birthdays, born august 18 1952, died december 31 2009, celebrity deathsPatrick Swayze (brother of Don Swayze; married Lisa Niemi)

American singer (She’s Like the Wind), dancer & actor of movies (Dirty Dancing; Ghost; Point Break; Road House; Father Hood; Youngblood; Grandview, U.S.A.; The Outsiders; Uncommon Valor) and TV (North and South; The Beast; The Renegades) (born Aug. 18, 1952 – died Dec. 31, 2009; age 57). Patrick Swayze died of pancreatic cancer. (Patrick Swayze 1989 Photo: Alan Light)

vincent bugliosi birthday, nee vincent t bugliosi jr, vincent bugliosi 2009, italian american author, true crime nonfiction, helter skelter, and the sea will tell, til death us do part, outrage the five reaons why oj simpson got away with murder, no island of sanity, the prosecution of george w bush for murder, reclaiming history the assassination of president john f kennedy, shadow of cain, lullaby and good night, cleopatra biography, no island of sanity paula jones v bill clinton the supreme court on trial, the betrayal of america how the supreme court undermined the constitution and chose our president, edgar awards, criminal defense attorney for stephanie stearns, la prosecutor for charles manson, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 18th birthdays, born august 18 1934, died june 6 2015, celebrity deathsVincent Bugliosi

American defense laywer, criminal prosecutor (Charles Manson), and Edgar Award-winning bestselling true-crime author (Helter Skelter; And the Sea Will Tell; Til Death Us Do Part; Outrage: The Five Reasons Why O.J. Simpson Got Away with Murder) (born Aug. 18, 1934 – died June 6, 2015; age 80). Vincent Bugliosi died of cancer. (Vincent Bugliosi 2009 Photo: Damon D’Amato)

gail fisher birthday, gail fisher 1975, african american actress, american beauty pageant contestant, miss black new jersey, actress, 1950s tv series, play of the week guest star, 1960s tv shows, the hollywood squares daytime panelist, love american style guest star, 1960s daytime television serials, the doctors diane, 1970s television series, peggy fair on mannix, celebrity bowling, 1980s tv soap operas, judge heller on general hospital, 1980s movies, mankillers, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, august 18th birthdays, born august 18 1935, died december 2 2000, celebrity deathsGail Fisher

Emmy Award-winning American actress of TV (Peggy Fair on Mannix; Judge Heller on General Hospital; The Hollywood Squares; Play of the Week; The Doctors; Love, American Style), movies (Mankillers), model, and Miss Black New Jersey beauty contest winner (born Aug. 18, 1935 – died Dec. 2, 2000; age 65). Gail Fisher died of renal failure. (Gail Fisher 1975 Photo: CBS TV)

meriwether lewis, born august 18, august 18th birthday, american explorer, lewis and clark expedition, louisiana purchase, whiskey rebellion, virginia militia soldier, us army, president thomas jefferson secretary, louisiana territory governorMeriwether Lewis

American explorer (Lewis and Clark Expedition / Corps of Discovery – the Louisiana Purchase etc.), soldier (Virginia militia – Whiskey Rebellion; U.S. Army Captain), Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, Louisiana Territory Governor) (born Aug. 18, 1774 – died Oct. 11, 1809; age 35). Lewis died of gunshot wounds. (Meriwether Lewis c. 1807: Charles Willson Peale)

grant williams birthday, nee john joseph williams, born august 18th, american actor, 1950s tv shows, hawaiian eye greg mckenzie, movies, the incredible shrinking man, pt 109, written on the windGrant Williams (nee John Joseph Williams)

American actor of stage, TV (Greg McKenzie on Hawaiian Eye; Surfside 6; Perry Mason; Lux Video Theatre), and movies (The Incredible Shrinking Man; The Couch; PT 109; Susan Slade; 13 Fighting Men; Written on the Wind; Lone Texan; Red Sundown; Outside the Law), and Korean War veteran (born Aug. 18, 1931 – died July 25, 1985; age 53). (Grant Williams 1960 Bonanza)

anna navarro birthday, born august 18th, american actress, classic tv shows, tombstone territory, westerns, bonanza, gunsmoke, death valley days, the californians, movies, topaz, the first deadly sin, Anna Navarro

American actress of TV (Bonanza; Death Valley Days; Gunsmoke; The Name of the Game; The Californians; Tales of Wells Fargo; ChiPs; Family Affair; The Cisco Kid; The Adventures of Kit Carson; Topper) and movies (Topaz; The First Deadly Sin) (born Aug. 18, 1933 – died Dec. 27, 2006; age 73). Cause of death for Anna Navarro is unknown. (Anna Navarro 1958 Tombstone Territory)

alan mowbray birthday, born august 18th, english actor, british movies, the mad martindales, classic films, becky sharp, the phantom of 42nd street, that hamilton woman, topper, tv shows, colonel humphrey flackAlan Mowbray (nee Alfred Ernest Allen)

British actor of TV (Colonel Humphrey Flack) and films (The Phantom of 42nd Street; That Hamilton Woman; Topper; The Powers Girl; The Jackpot; Wagon Master; My Dear Secretary; Lured; Earl Carrol Vanities; Rose-Marie; Man About Town; The Mad Martindales) (born Aug. 18, 1896 – died Mar. 25, 1969; age 72). Alan Mowbray died of a heart attack. (Alan Mowbray 1935 Becky Sharp)

andrea leeds birthday, born august 18th, american actress, movies, earthbound, swanee river, the real glory, they shall have music, youth takes a fling, letter of introduction, goldwyn follies, stage door, it could happen to youAndrea Leeds (nee Antoinette Lees)

American film actress (Earthbound; Swanee River; The Real Glory; They Shall Have Music; Youth Takes a Fling; Letter of Introduction; The Goldwyn Follies; Stage Door; It Could Happen to You; Come and Get it; Song of the Trail; Forgotten Faces; The Moon’s Our Home) (born Aug. 18, 1914 – died May 21, 1984; age 69). Andrea Leeds died of cancer. (Andrea Leeds 1938: Picture Play)

roberto clemente, born august 18, august 18th birthday, puerto rican baseball player, national baseball hall of fame, mlb all star, pittsburgh pirates, right fielder, world series champion, world series mvp, gold glove awards, national league batting championRoberto Clemente (nee Roberto Enrique Clemente Walker)

National Baseball Hall of Fame Puerto Rican baseball player, 15X MLB All Star right fielder (Pittsburgh Pirates – 1960 & 1971 World Series champions) for 18 years, 12X Gold Glove Awards (1961-1972), 1971 World Series MVP, NL 4X batting champion & 1966 MVP (born Aug. 18, 1934 – died Dec. 31, 1972; age 38). Father of Roberto Clemente Jr. (Roberto Clemente 1958: USMC)

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Anita Hamilton

50+ World editor & writer Anita Hamilton's articles are inspired by real historical events, places, and people. Her travel experiences, a lifelong keen interest in history, art, vintage music, books, silent films, classic movies, "golden age" television shows, fashion, & entertainment in general - combined with years of research - make her a subject matter expert with acquired knowledge & expertise on these topics. This, and a loving and supportive family complete with 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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