List of Famous people born on August 2nd

Alice Evans

First Name Alice
Last Name Evans
Born on August 2, 1968 (age 55)
Height 175 cm | 5'9

Alice Jane Evans is an English–American actress.

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Wes Craven

Wesley Earl Craven
First Name Wes
Last Name Craven
Born on August 2, 1939
Died on August 30, 2015 (aged 76)
Height 185 cm | 6'1

Wesley Earl Craven was an American filmmaker, actor, and novelist. He was known for his pioneering work in the horror genre, particularly slasher films, where he mixed horror cliches with humor and satire. His impact on the genre was considered prolific and highly influential. Due to the success and cultural impact of his works, Craven has been called a "Master of Horror".

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Alexander Emelianenko

First Name Alexander
Last Name Emelianenko
Born on August 2, 1981 (age 42)
Height 192 cm | 6'4

Alexander Vladimirovich Emelianenko is a Russian mixed martial artist. He is a three-time Russian national Combat Sambo champion and three-time world Combat Sambo champion in the absolute division. He is the younger brother of Fedor Emelianenko.

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Lisa Brown

First Name Lisa
Last Name Brown
Born on August 2, 1954
Died on November 24, 2021 (aged 67)

Lisa Brown was an American actress. She is best known for her work in daytime television, playing Nola Reardon on Guiding Light and Iva Snyder on As the World Turns.

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James Baldwin

James Arthur Baldwin
First Name James
Last Name Baldwin
Born on August 2, 1924
Died on December 1, 1987 (aged 63)

James Arthur Baldwin was an American novelist, playwright, essayist, poet, and activist. His essays, collected in Notes of a Native Son (1955), explore intricacies of racial, sexual, and class distinctions in the Western society of the United States during the mid twentieth-century. Some of Baldwin's essays are book-length, including The Fire Next Time (1963), No Name in the Street (1972), and The Devil Finds Work (1976). An unfinished manuscript, Remember This House, was expanded and adapted for cinema as the Academy Award–nominated documentary film I Am Not Your Negro (2016). One of his novels, If Beale Street Could Talk, was adapted into the Academy-Award-winning film of the same name in 2018, directed and produced by Barry Jenkins.

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Evander Kane

First Name Evander
Born on August 2, 1991 (age 32)
Height 188 cm | 6'2

Evander Frank Kane is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger for the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Kane was selected fourth overall in the first round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Atlanta Thrashers.

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Mary-Louise Parker

Mary-Louise Parker is an American actress and writer. After making her stage debut as Rita in a Broadway production of Craig Lucas's Prelude to a Kiss in 1990, Parker came to prominence for film roles in Grand Canyon (1991), Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), The Client (1994), Bullets over Broadway (1994), Boys on the Side (1995), The Portrait of a Lady (1996), and The Maker (1997). Among stage and independent film appearances thereafter, Parker received the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her portrayal of Catherine Llewellyn in David Auburn's Proof in 2001, among other accolades. Between 2001 and 2006, she recurred as Amy Gardner on the NBC television series The West Wing, for which she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2002. She received both a Golden Globe and a Primetime Emmy Award for her portrayal of Harper Pitt on the acclaimed HBO television miniseries Angels in America in 2003.

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Kristaps Porziņģis

First Name Kristaps
Born on August 2, 1995 (age 28)
Born in Latvia
Height 221 cm | 7'3

Kristaps Porziņģis is a Latvian professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is one of the tallest active players in the NBA, standing at 7 ft 3 in (2.21 m) tall, and plays both the power forward and center positions.

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Rafael Reyes

First Name Rafael
Last Name Reyes
Born on August 2, 1975 (age 48)
Born in Mexico, Michoacán

Rafael Reyes, also credited as Leafar Seyer, is an American author, artist and musician credited with creating the Cholo goth genre of music, which lyrically explores the harsh realities of gang and street life over throbbing beats and swirling synthesizers.

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Julia Foster

First Name Julia
Last Name Foster
Born on August 2, 1943 (age 80)

Julia Foster is an English stage, screen, and television actress.

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