List of Famous people born on August 13rd
Gil Doron Reichstadt Ofarim is a German singer, songwriter, and actor, also known as the lead singer of the bands Zoo Army and Acht.
DeMarcus Amir Cousins is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed "Boogie", he played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats, where he was an All-American in 2010. He left Kentucky after one season, and was selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft by the Sacramento Kings. In his first season with the Kings, Cousins was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team, and from 2015 to 2018, he was named an NBA All-Star. He is also a two-time gold medal winner as a member of the United States national team, winning his first in 2014 at the FIBA Basketball World Cup and his second in 2016 at the Rio Olympics.
Sebastian Stan is a Romanian-American actor. On television, he has played Carter Baizen in Gossip Girl, Prince Jack Benjamin in Kings, Jefferson in Once Upon a Time, and T.J. Hammond in Political Animals. The latter earned him a nomination for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries.
Heike Makatsch is a German actress, voice actress, and singer. She is known for her roles as Lisa Addison in Resident Evil (2002), Mia in Love Actually (2003), and as Liesel's mother in The Book Thief (2013).
Sarah Elizabeth Sanders, commonly known as Sarah Huckabee Sanders, is an American campaign manager and political adviser who served as White House press secretary under President Donald Trump from 2017 to 2019.
Philippe Petit is a French high-wire artist who gained fame for his high-wire walk between the towers of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, 1971, Sydney Harbour Bridge as well as his high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, on the morning of 7 August 1974. For his unauthorized feat 400 metres above the ground – which he referred to as "le coup" – he rigged a 200-kilogram (440-pound) cable and used a custom-made 8-metre (30-foot) long, 25-kilogram (55-pound) balancing pole. He performed for 45 minutes, making eight passes along the wire.
Anthony Dwayne Duncan Yarde is a British professional boxer who challenged for the WBO light-heavyweight title in 2019. As of August 2020, he is ranked as the world's tenth best active light-heavyweight by The Ring and Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.
Moritz Johann Bleibtreu is a German actor.
Jujhar Khaira is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre for the Edmonton Oilers.
Janet Louise Yellen is an American economist serving as the 78th and current United States secretary of the treasury. A member of the Democratic Party, she previously served as the 15th chair of the Federal Reserve from 2014 to 2018. She is the first woman to hold either role. She is also a professor emerita at Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and formerly a distinguished fellow in residence at the Brookings Institution.
Alan Shearer CBE DL is an English football pundit and retired footballer who played as a striker. Widely regarded as one of the best strikers of his generation and one of the greatest players in the history of the Premier League, he is the Premier League's record goalscorer. He was named Football Writers' Association Player of the Year in 1994 and won the PFA Player of the Year award in 1995. In 1996, he came third in both Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards. In 2004, he was named by Pelé in the FIFA 100 list of the world's greatest living players.
Servando Carrasco is an American soccer player who currently plays as a midfielder for Fort Lauderdale CF in USL League One.
Dina Alekseyevna Averina is a Russian individual rhythmic gymnast. She is a three-time World All-around Champion, the 2018 European All-around silver medalist and the 2016 Grand Prix Final All-around silver medalist. On the National level, she is the 2017 and 2018 Russian National All-around champion and the 2013 Russian Junior All-around bronze medalist. Her identical twin sister, Arina Averina, is also a competitive rhythmic gymnast and the 2018 European champion.
Manuel Carlos Valls Galfetti is a French and Spanish politician who has served as a Barcelona city councillor since June 2019. He served as Prime Minister of France from 2014 until 2016 under president François Hollande.
Lucas Rodrigues Moura da Silva, known as Lucas Moura, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a winger and forward for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the Brazil national team.
Philip Douglas Taylor is an English former professional darts player. Nicknamed The Power, he dominated darts for over two decades and won 214 professional tournaments, including a record 85 major titles and a record 16 World Championships. In 2015, the BBC rated Taylor among the ten greatest British sportsmen of the last 35 years. He is the richest and most successful darts player in history.
Presnel Kimpembe is a French professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the France national team. He was part of the France squad that won the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Minnie Joycelyn Elders is an American pediatrician and public health administrator who served as Surgeon General of the United States from 1993 to 1994. A vice admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, she was the second woman, second person of color, and first African American to serve as Surgeon General. Elders is best known for her frank discussion of her views on controversial issues such as drug legalization, masturbation, and distributing contraception in schools. She was forced to resign in December 1994 amidst controversy as a result of her views. She is currently a professor emerita of pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Heinz Faßmann is an Austrian politician and professor of human geography and land-use planning at the University of Vienna. He is serving as the Minister of Education in the Second Kurz cabinet in the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and served in the same capacity from December 2017 to June 2019. Faßmann is considered to be aligned with the Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) but holds no formal party membership or affiliation.
Arina Alekseyevna Averina is a Russian individual rhythmic gymnast. She is a two-time World All-around silver medalist, the 2018 European All-around Champion, and the 2016 Grand Prix Final All-around bronze medalist. On the national level, she is a two-time Russian National All-around Champion and a two-time Russian National All-around medalist. Her identical twin sister, Dina Averina is also a competitive rhythmic gymnast and three-time World All-around Champion.