List of Famous people born on August 17th
Robert De Niro
Robert Anthony De Niro is an American actor, producer, and director. He is particularly known for his collaborations with filmmaker Martin Scorsese. He is the recipient of various accolades, including two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. In 2009, he received the Kennedy Center Honor and in 2016, he received a Presidential Medal of Freedom from U.S. President Barack Obama.
Jon David Gruden is an American football coach and current head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders. He first served as the Raiders' head coach from 1998 to 2001 during their tenure in Oakland and rejoined the team in 2018. In between his tenure with the Raiders, he was the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2002 to 2008, whom he led to their first Super Bowl title in Super Bowl XXXVII. At age 39, Gruden was the then-youngest head coach to win the Super Bowl. Gruden also served as an analyst for ESPN and Monday Night Football before he returned to coaching.
Helen Elizabeth McCrory, is a British actress.
Kranti Wankhede ,is a Marathi film, television and stage actress.
Saraya-Jade Bevis, better known by the ring name Paige, is an English professional wrestling personality and retired professional wrestler. She is currently signed to WWE. She is a two-time Divas Champion and was the inaugural NXT Women's Champion in the developmental branch NXT, at one time holding both championships simultaneously.
Thierry Daniel Henry is a French professional football coach and former player who is currently the manager of Major League Soccer club CF Montréal. He is considered one of the greatest strikers of all time and has often been debated as the greatest player in the history of the Premier League. In 2003 and 2004, Henry was the runner-up for the FIFA World Player of the Year, and was runner-up for the Ballon d'Or in the former year. He was named the PFA Players' Player of the Year twice, the FWA Footballer of the Year three times, and was named in the PFA Team of the Year six consecutive times. He was also included in the FIFA FIFPro World XI once and the UEFA Team of the Year five times. Formerly a figurehead for Nike, he was one of the most commercially marketed footballers during the 2000s.
Gazzy Garcia, known professionally as Lil Pump, is an American rapper. He is one of the most prominent members of the SoundCloud rap scene. Garcia is known for his minimalist music and hyperactive public persona, where he is often portrayed taking drugs such as marijuana, lean, and xanax, actions which have garnered controversy.
Sean Justin Penn is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. He has won two Academy Awards, for his roles in the mystery drama Mystic River (2003) and the biopic Milk (2008).
Shraddha Arya is an Indian actress who has appeared in television shows like Main Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki, Tumhari Paakhi and Dream Girl. She has also done movies such as Paathshaala and Nishabd and been a part of major ad campaigns with brands like TVS Scooty, Pears and Johnson & Johnson. Since 2017, she has been portraying the role of Dr. Preeta Arora in Zee TV's Kundali Bhagya. In 2019, she was seen in Nach baliye 9 as one of the contestant along with Alam Makkar, but was Eliminated 7th, on 27 October 2019.
Richard Howard "Rick" Hilton is an American businessman. He is the chairman and co-founder of Hilton & Hyland, a real estate brokerage firm based in Beverly Hills, California, that specializes in homes and estates in Beverly Hills, Holmby Hills, Bel-Air, Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, Hollywood Hills, as well as estates from Santa Barbara to San Diego.
Georgia Arianna Ziadie, Lady Colin Campbell, known as Lady C, is a Jamaican-born British writer, socialite and television and radio personality who has published four books about the British royal family. They include biographies of Diana, Princess of Wales, which was on The New York Times bestseller list in 1992, and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.
David Koresh was an American cult leader who played a central role in the Waco siege of 1993. As the head of the Branch Davidians sect, an offshoot of the Davidian Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Koresh claimed to be its final prophet.
Donald Edmond Wahlberg Jr. is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, actor, record producer, and film producer. He is a founding member of the boy band New Kids on the Block. Outside music, he has had roles in the Saw films, Zookeeper, Dreamcatcher, The Sixth Sense, Righteous Kill, and Ransom, as well as appearing in the World War II miniseries Band of Brothers as Carwood Lipton. From 2002 to 2003, he starred in the crime drama Boomtown. He has been starring in the drama series Blue Bloods as Danny Reagan since 2010, and since 2014 is an executive producer of the TNT reality television show Boston's Finest. He was nominated for Choice Scream at the 2006 Teen Choice Awards for his work in the Saw films. He has also produced and starred in Rock This Boat, Donnie Loves Jenny and Return of the Mac on Pop TV. He also produced and starred in Wahlburgers on A&E TV.
Frederick Lau is a German actor. He grew up and still lives in Berlin-Steglitz. He was awarded the Deutscher Filmpreis for portraying the student Tim in the film Die Welle based on the novel by Todd Strasser. Since 2000 he has played over 50 roles in film and television.
Phoebe Lucille Bridgers is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer from Los Angeles, California. Best known for her work as a solo artist, she is also known for being part of the musical groups boygenius and Better Oblivion Community Center. Bridgers made her solo debut with the studio album Stranger in the Alps (2017), followed by Punisher (2020) which earned Bridgers widespread critical acclaim and four Grammy Award nominations, including Best New Artist.
Yoshinobu Yamamoto is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher for the Orix Buffaloes of the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).
Mark Salling was an American actor known for his role as Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the television series Glee.
Belinda Jo Carlisle is an American singer, musician, and author. She gained fame as the lead singer of the Go-Go's, one of the most successful all-female bands in history, and went on to have a prolific career as a solo artist.
Deborah Feldman is an American-born German writer living in Berlin, Germany. Her 2012 autobiography, Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots, tells the story of her escape from an ultra-Orthodox community in Brooklyn, New York, and was the basis of the 2020 Netflix miniseries Unorthodox.
The Kid Laroi
Charlton Kenneth Jeffrey Howard, professionally known as the Kid Laroi, is an Australian rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. Born in Sydney, but raised in rural Australia, he originally gained recognition from his association and friendship with late rapper Juice Wrld, who mentored him while he was on tour in Australia. Laroi gained a local following before signing to Lil Bibby's Grade A Productions. He became known outside Australia with his song "Let Her Go", and gained further popularity with his song "Go" featuring Juice Wrld, which peaked at number 52 on the Billboard Hot 100. His debut mixtape F*ck Love (2020) peaked at number one on the Australian ARIA Charts, making him the youngest Australian solo artist to reach the top. It also reached number three on the US Billboard 200.