Who Was Born Today – August 25 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – August 25 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on August 25
1913 Walt Kelly, cartoonist who created the comic strip “Pogo.”
1918 Leonard Bernstein, conductor, composer and pianist.
1919 George C. Wallace, governor of Alabama and presidential candidate.
1921 Brian Moore, Irish novelist (The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne).
1927 Althea Gibson, African American tennis player, the first to play at the U.S. Open and Wimbledon.
1930 Sean Connery, Scottish actor famous for playing the character James Bond in the Ian Flemming movie series.
1933 Wayne Shorter, jazz saxaphonist and composer.
1938 Frederick Forsyth, author of thrillers (The Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File).
1949 Martin Amis, English novelist (Money, Time’s Arow).
1949 John Savage, actor (The Deer Hunter).
1949 Gene Simmons, singer, songwriter; member of the band Kiss, one of the top-selling bands of all time.
1954 Elvis Costello, Grammy Award–winning singer, songwriter (“Watching the Detectives”).
1958 Tim Burton, director, producer, screenwriter (Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas).
1964 Blair Underwood, actor, director (L.A. Law TV series, The Second Coming); won Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album, An Inconvenient Truth.
1968 Rachel Ray, chef, author, TV host.
1987 Blake Lively, actress, model (Gossip Girl TV series, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants).

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