List of Famous people born on August 5th
Wi Ha-joon is a South Korean actor and model. He came to prominence with his roles in the horror film Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum and romance series Something in the Rain.
Mahima Makwana is an Indian television actress best known for her performances in Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke (2012–15), Rishton Ka Chakravyuh (2017–18), Mariam Khan (2018–19) and Shubharambh (2019–20).
Mimi Keene is an English actress. She is known for her roles as Cindy Williams in the BBC soap opera EastEnders and Ruby Matthews in the Netflix series Sex Education.
Helene Fischer is a German singer, dancer, entertainer, television presenter, and actress. Since her debut in 2005, she has won numerous awards, including 17 Echo awards, four "Die Krone der Volksmusik" awards and three Bambi awards. According to record certifications, she has sold at least 15 million records. In June 2014, her multi-platinum 2013 album Farbenspiel became the most downloaded album ever by a German artist and is currently the sixth-bestselling album of all time in Germany. Her signature song "Atemlos durch die Nacht" was the bestselling song in Germany in 2014. She has had the best-selling album of the year in Germany five times, in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2018. She ranked No. 8 on Forbes' list of "The World's Highest-Paid Women In Music 2018", earning $US32 million. Fischer has been referred to as the "Queen of Schlager".
Wayne Michael Bridge is an English retired footballer who played as a left back.
Pablo Martín Páez Gavira, commonly known as Gavi, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Barcelona and the Spain national team.
Marine Le Pen
Marion Anne Perrine "Marine" Le Pen is a French politician and lawyer serving as President of the National Rally political party since 2011. She has been the member of the National Assembly for Pas-de-Calais's 11th constituency since 18 June 2017.
Julie E. "Tawny" Kitaen is an American actress, comedian and media personality.
Jesse Williams is an American actor, director, producer and activist. He played Dr. Jackson Avery on the ABC series Grey's Anatomy (2009–present) and has appeared in the films The Cabin in the Woods (2012), The Butler (2013) and Band Aid (2017). He also provided voice acting and motion capture for Markus in Detroit: Become Human (2018).
James Francis Gunn Jr. is an American film director, actor, producer and screenwriter. He began his career as a screenwriter in the mid-1990s. He then began working as a director, starting with the horror-comedy film Slither (2006), and eventually moving to the superhero genre with Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), its sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and The Suicide Squad (2021). He also wrote and directed the web series James Gunn's PG Porn (2008–2009), and the superhero film Super (2010).
Anthony Edwards is an American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Georgia Bulldogs. Listed at 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) and 225 pounds (102 kg), he plays the shooting guard position.
Maureen Denise McCormick is an American actress, singer and author. She portrayed Marcia Brady on the ABC television sitcom The Brady Bunch, which ran from 1969 to 1974, and reprised the role in several of the numerous Brady Bunch spin-offs and films, including The Brady Kids, The Brady Bunch Hour, The Brady Brides and A Very Brady Christmas (1988). McCormick has appeared in The Amanda Show as Moody's mom in the Moody's Point segment. McCormick also appeared in The Idolmaker (1980) as well as a wide range of other supporting film roles. In the 1980s and 1990s, she ventured into stage acting, appearing in a variety of different roles and productions such as Wendy Darling in Peter Pan and Betty Rizzo in Grease.
Mark Strong is an English actor. He is best known for his film roles such as Prince Septimus in Stardust (2007), Lord Henry Blackwood in Sherlock Holmes (2009), Frank D'Amico in Kick-Ass (2010), Jim Prideaux in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), George in Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Major General Stewart Menzies in The Imitation Game (2014), Merlin in Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) and Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), and Dr. Thaddeus Sivana in Shazam! (2019).
Wang Yibo is a Chinese actor, dancer, singer, rapper, host, and professional motorcycle racer. He debuted as a member of the South Korean-Chinese boyband UNIQ in 2014. As an actor, Wang is best known for his leading roles in television series Gank Your Heart (2019), The Untamed (2019), and Legend of Fei (2020). In 2020, he is ranked 9th by Forbes in the Celebrity 100 list in China.
Lori Susan "Lolo" Jones is an American hurdler and bobsledder who specializes in the 60-meter and 100-meter hurdles. She won three NCAA titles and garnered 11 All-American honors while at Louisiana State University. She won indoor national titles in 2007, 2008, and 2009 in the 60-meter hurdles, with gold medals at the World Indoor Championship in 2008 and 2010.
Genelia Deshmukh is an Indian film actress and model. She has appeared in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam films. After gaining wide attention in a Parker Pen commercial with Amitabh Bachchan, Genelia began her acting career with the box-office hit Tujhe Meri Kasam in 2003. She was recognized for her role in Boys the same year, and later established herself in Telugu cinema by acting in several Telugu films during 2003–2012.
Rubén Estephan Vargas Martínez is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a winger for Bundesliga club FC Augsburg and the Switzerland national team.
Patrick Aloysius Ewing is a Jamaican-American basketball coach and former professional player who is the head coach of the Georgetown University men's team. He played most of his career as the starting center for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA) before ending his playing career with brief stints with the Seattle SuperSonics and Orlando Magic.
Yukie Yamamura , better known as Ko Shibasaki , is a Japanese actress and singer who has performed in numerous television shows, movies, and commercials. She is managed by Stardust Promotion.
Loni Kaye Anderson is an American actress. She is known for her role as receptionist Jennifer Marlowe on the CBS sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982), which earned her three Golden Globe Awards and two Emmy Award nominations.