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.