Famous People Born On February 13th

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Those born on the 13th are born on a mystical number. Contrary to popular perceptions, the number 13 is positive and filled with blessings. People born on February 13 are usually very pleasant, friendly, and cheerful. They are level-headed, prudent and generally do everything in moderation. They have great interest in abstract affairs concerned with hopes, wishes, friends, and praise. However, they need to learn that wisdom must be coupled with practical application. They know exactly what to say in order to produce the desired effect upon those with whom they associate.

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 1 
Randy Moss
(One of the Greatest and Most Talented Football Wide Receivers of All Time)
Randy Moss
13
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Rand, West Virginia, United States
NFL wide receiver Randy Moss set a record for the highest number of receiving touchdowns in a season. The Minnesota Vikings player became the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1998 and retired after playing with the San Francisco 49ers. He gave rise to the term “getting mossed.”
 2 
Sophia Lillis
(Best Known for Her Role as 'Beverly Marsh' in the Films 'It' and 'It: Chapter Two')
Sophia Lillis
14
Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Sophia Lillis is best known as Beverly Marsh from the iconic horror movie It and its sequel. Fans also loved her as Nancy Drew in Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase, as Gretel in Gretel and Hansel, and as Sydney in the series I Am Not Okay with This
 3 
Chuck Yeager
(American Test Pilot and the First Air Force Officer to Exceed the Speed of Sound in Flight)
Chuck Yeager
9
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Myra, West Virginia, United States
Died: December 7, 2020
U.S. Air Force pilot Chuck Yeager was the first human to break the sound barrier, when he flew the Bell X-1 in 1947. He was a P-51 Mustang fighter pilot in World War II and also fought in the Vietnam War. He inspired the novel and movie The Right Stuff.
 4 
Peter Gabriel
(Musician & Singer)
Peter Gabriel
3
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Chobham, Surrey, England

Man of Peace recipient and six-time Grammy-winner Peter Gabriel was the lead singer of Genesis but switched to a solo career in 1977. He co-founded the first online music download platform, OD2, and the WOMAD festival, apart from contributing to human rights, with groups such as Witness and The Elders.

 5 
Kelly Hu
(Actress, Former Fashion Model and Beauty-Queen)
Kelly Hu
23
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Kelly Hu is best known for her roles in Nash Bridges and Sunset Beach, and in films such as The Scorpion King. She has won the Miss Teen USA and the Miss Hawaii USA pageants and has worked for the rights of Asian Americans and for safeguarding Hawaiian ecology. 
 6 
Oliver Reed
10
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England
Died: May 2, 1999

Oliver Reed was an English actor who was considered one of the most bankable actors at the peak of his career. Characterized by his hellraiser lifestyle and macho image, Reed's problem with alcohol addiction was highly publicized and overshadowed his acting achievements. He often got into trouble because of his drinking habit and was once arrested for disturbing the peace.

 7 
Robbie Williams
(Member of the Pop Group ‘Take That’ & Guinness World Record Holder for Selling 1.6 Million Tickets in a Single Day)
Robbie Williams
15
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

Robbie Williams is one of the most popular and successful English singer-songwriters of his generation. Having sold 75 million records, Williams is one of the best-selling music artists ever. His lasting impact on British culture earned him the 2017 Brits Icon Award. Also a well-known philanthropist, Williams has established a charity organization called Give It Sum in his home town.

 8 
Sarojini Naidu
(Indian Political Activist, Poet and 1st Governor of United Provinces)
Sarojini Naidu
69
Birth Year: 1879
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Died: March 2, 1949

Sarojini Naidu was an Indian poet and political activist. An important figure in the Indian Independence Movement, she was a proponent of anti-imperialistic ideas, women's rights, and civil rights. Her illustrious career as a poet earned her the nickname Nightingale of India. After India became independent, she became the first woman to hold the office of Governor in the Dominion of India.

 9 
Memphis Depay
(Dutch Football Forward)
Memphis Depay
19
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Moordrecht, Netherlands

Dutch footballer Memphis Depay is best known as a forward for Barcelona. Starting his senior career with PSV Eindhoven, he later also played for Manchester United and Lyon. He was also part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup third-place-winning Dutch squad and was the Eredivisie top scorer in 2014-15.

 10 
Stockard Channing
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Betty Rizzo’ in the Film ‘Grease’)
Stockard Channing
8
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, United States

Stockard Channing is an American actress best known for playing Abbey Bartlet on the political drama TV series The West Wing. Over the years, Channing has been contributing to the success of many TV series as an actress, for which she has received 13 Primetime Emmy Award nominations. A seven-time Tony Award nominee, Channing is also an important stage actress.

 11 
George Segal
(American Actor Who Became Popular in the 1960s and 1970s for Playing Both Dramatic and Comedic Roles)
George Segal
22
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: New York, New York City, United States
Died: March 23, 2021
George Segal is best known for his Academy Award-nominated role in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and his Golden Globe-winning performance in A Touch of Class. He pioneered the trend of retaining the Jewish surname in showbiz. He is a skilled banjo player and has also released three albums.
 12 
Kim Novak
(Actress Known for Her Hit Films: 'Vertigo', ‘Picnic’, ‘The Man with the Golden Arm’ and ‘Pal Joey’)
Kim Novak
6
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Kim Novak is best known as Madeleine Elster/Judy Barton from Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo. The two-time Golden Globe-winning actor also starred in movies such as The Mirror Crack'd and The Man with the Golden Arm, and the series Falcon Crest. She quit acting after an unpleasant experience while shooting for Liebestraum.
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Henry Rollins
(Lead Vocalist of Los Angeles Hardcore Group 'Black Flag')
Henry Rollins
4
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

Henry Rollins is an American musician. Rollins is credited with forming the Rollins Band, which was active from 1987 to 2006. He is also credited with founding the publishing company and record label 2.13.61, Inc. Also a well-known activist, Henry Rollins has campaigned for various causes, including the promotion of peace movement and LGBT rights.

 14 
Neal McDonough
8
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA
 15 
Mena Suvari
(Best Known for Starring in Films Like ‘American Beauty’ and ‘American Pie’)
Mena Suvari
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Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Mena Suvari soared to fame with her SAG Award-winning role of Angela Hayes in American Beauty. Fans also loved her in the American Pie movies and the horror anthology American Horror Story. She also appeared as Edie in Six Feet Under. Mena endorses Lancôme cosmetics and uses cruelty-free products only.
 16 
Mike Krzyzewski
(Former Basketball Coach at Duke University)
Mike Krzyzewski
8
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Mike Krzyzewski is a men's basketball coach currently affiliated with Duke University. He played basketball in the United States Military Academy and served as an officer in the United States Army for a few years. He later joined the coaching staff at the Indiana Hoosiers. He has been with Duke University since 1980 and plans to retire soon. 

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Jerry Springer
(Broadcaster, 56th Mayor of Cincinnati)
Jerry Springer
15
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Highgate, London, England

English-born American television presenter, actor, politician, and musician Jerry Springer is a multifaceted man. A qualified lawyer, he shifted to politics from law as a young man. After a few years, he moved to journalism and found considerable success. As a TV presenter, he is best known for the tabloid talk show, The Jerry Springer Show. 

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Aqib Talib
(American Football player)
Aqib Talib
6
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
 19 
Hal Moore
(Former lieutenant colonel in command of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, at the Battle of Ia Drang in 1965, during the American War in Vietnam)
Hal Moore
5
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Bardstown, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 10, 2017
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Emperor Jimmu
(Emperor)
Emperor Jimmu
6
Birth Year: 0712
Birthplace: Japan
Died: April 9, 0585
Legend has it that the founder of the Imperial dynasty in Japan, Jimmu Tennō, was a descendant of Japanese deity Ninigi, who was the grandson of sun goddess Amaterasu. Japan’s National Foundation Day, February 11, was earlier called Kigensetsu and  celebrated Jimmu's ascension to the throne.
 21 
Susan Oliver
(American Actress and Aviator)
Susan Oliver
1
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: May 10, 1990

Susan Oliver was an American actress, aviator, and television director. She achieved popularity after appearing in popular TV series like Star Trek. Susan Oliver also achieved fame as an aviator; in 1967, she became only the fourth woman to fly a single-engined airplane solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

 22 
General Aung San
(Politician)
General Aung San
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Birth Year: 1915
Died: July 19, 1947
Revered as a hero and as the Father of the Nation in Burma (now Myanmar), Aung San was instrumental in his country’s fight for independence from the British. The founder of the Myanmar Armed Forces, San was unfortunately assassinated a few months before Burma achieved independence.
 23 
Thomas Robert Malthus
(Political Economist)
Thomas Robert Malthus
4
Birth Year: 1766
Birthplace: Surrey, England
Died: December 23, 1834

Thomas Robert Malthus was an English economist and demographer, who viewed poverty as man’s unavoidable destiny. Author of An Essay on the Principle of Population; he believed that increase in national food production results in feeling of well-being, leading to population growth, which in turn results in poverty. Commonly referred as Malthusianism, it made immediate impact on British social policy.

 24 
Peter Tork
(Musician)
Peter Tork
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Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
 25 
Tennessee Ernie Ford
(Singer, Television presenter, Actor, Songwriter)
Tennessee Ernie Ford
3
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Bristol, Tennessee, United States
Died: October 17, 1991
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Lin Gengxin
3
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Shenyang, China

Lin Gengxin is a Chinese actor best known for his portrayal of Yinti in the popular television series, Scarlet Heart. One of the most bankable actors in China, Gengxin has starred in many box office hits like My Old Classmate and Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon. He is often featured on Forbes China Celebrity 100 list.

 27 
Rafael Márquez
(Mexican Former Professional Footballer and Current Head Coach of Spanish Team 'Barcelona Atlètic')
Rafael Márquez
3
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Zamora, Mexico

One of the most decorated Mexican footballers, Rafael Márquez, nicknamed El Káiser, was a star defender in his time. Starting his career with Atlas at age 17, he later played for teams such as Barcelona and the New York Red Bulls. His achievements include 4 La Liga and 2 UEFA Champions League titles.

 28 
Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
(Founder of Ahmadiyya Sect)
Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
7
Birth Year: 1835
Birthplace: Qadian
Died: May 26, 1908

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad was an Indian religious leader. He is credited with founding the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, which is an Islamic revival movement. A prolific author, Ghulam Ahmad wrote over 90 books on various theological, moral, and religious subjects. He continues to be revered as a subordinate prophet by Ahmadi Muslims, which is often debated by mainstream Muslims.

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Carol Lynley
(Actress)
Carol Lynley
1
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: September 3, 2019
 30 
William Shockley
(American Physicist, Inventor and Winner of the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics)
William Shockley
4
Birth Year: 1910
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 12, 1989

American physicist, inventor and Nobel laureate William Bradford Shockley Jr received the Nobel Prize in Physics with John Bardeen and Walter Brattain in 1956 for their researches on semiconductors and for discovering the transistor effect while working at the Bell Labs. He later became a proponent of eugenics while serving as a professor of electrical engineering at Stanford University.

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Joe Estevez
4
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
 32 
Grant Wood
(Former painter particularly well known for American Gothic (1930), which has become an iconic example of early 20th-century American art)
Grant Wood
2
Birth Year: 1891
Birthplace: Anamosa, Iowa, United States
Died: February 12, 1942
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Ken Carter
(Coach)
Ken Carter
5
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Fernwood, Mississippi, United States
 34 
Mary of Burgundy
(Former Duchess of Burgundy (1477 - 1482))
Mary of Burgundy
3
Birth Year: 1457
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: March 27, 1482

As Charles the Bold’s daughter, Mary of Burgundy, was also known as Mary the Rich, for her affluence. While she had a fairy-tale marriage with Archduke Maximilian of Austria and had two children, she died abruptly at age 25, after being thrown from her horse during a hunting trip.

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Georges Simenon
(One of the Most Widely Published Authors of the 20th Century)
Georges Simenon
2
Birth Year: 1903
Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
Died: September 4, 1989

Georges Simenon was a Belgian writer who published nearly 500 novels during his illustrious career that spanned several years. Simenon is credited with creating one of the most popular fictional detectives of all time, Jules Maigret. A self-proclaimed Casanova, Simenon claimed in 1977 to have had sex with 10,000 women since his 13th birthday.

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Omar Torrijos
(Elected official)
Omar Torrijos
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Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Santiago, Panama
Died: July 31, 1981
Omar Torrijos was a Panamanian political leader who served as the de facto leader of Panama from 1968 to 1981. Although he was never officially elected as the president of Panama, Torrijos held titles, such as Maximum Leader of the Panamanian Revolution. One of the most influential Panamanian personalities during his generation, Omar Torrijos introduced many social reforms in Panama.
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Donald Sumpter
3
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England
 38 
Mats Sundin
(Ice hockey Centreman)
Mats Sundin
0
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Bromma, Sweden
 39 
Kendall Fuller
(American football player)
Kendall Fuller
1
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
 40 
Pati Behrs
(Ballet dancer)
Pati Behrs
1
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Turkey
Died: July 4, 2004

Pati Behrs was a Russian-American actress and prima ballerina. In addition to being a celebrity, Pati Behrs was also an animal rights advocate who worked closely with the California-based non-profit corporation, Actors and Others for Animals. She presented Actors and Others with her famous baby grand piano, which was later sold to help animals in need.

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Pierluigi Collina
(Association football referee, Writer, Economist)
Pierluigi Collina
4
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Bologna

Named "Best Referee of the Year" by FIFA for six consecutive times, Pierluigi Collina has a degree in economics from University of Bologne. His aptitude for the job was discovered when at seventeen he took up a course in refereeing and shortly began officiating in numerous high profile matches. Although retired, he is still involved with football in various capacities.

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Jesseca Liu
(Actress)
Jesseca Liu
0
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Kedah, Malaysia
 43 
Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet
2
Birth Year: 1805
Birthplace: Düren, Germany
Died: May 5, 1859

German mathematician Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet is remembered for his invaluable contribution to number theory. He pioneered the concept of a function, expressed through the equation y = f (x). Though his parents wanted him to become a merchant, his mastery of math made them change their minds.

 44 
Lee Fierro
(Actress)
Lee Fierro
2
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: United States
Died: April 5, 2020
 45 
Johnny Tapia
5
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Died: May 27, 2012
 46 
Eddie Robinson
(Football coach)
Eddie Robinson
1
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Jackson, Louisiana, United States
Died: April 3, 2007
 47 
Davern Williams
(American football player)
Davern Williams
0
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Brewton, Alabama, United States
 48 
Rupiah Banda
(Former President of the Republic of Zambia)
Rupiah Banda
3
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Gwanda

Former Zambian president Rupiah Banda is known for his efforts to reduce corruption. Born in Southern Rhodesia, present-day Zimbabwe, he was sponsored by a preacher and later studied at the Rusangu University in Zambia. He made headlines when he married his second wife, who was 30 years his junior.

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Luke Ridnour
(Basketball Player)
Luke Ridnour
3
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States
 50 
Harold Lasswell
(Political scientist)
Harold Lasswell
0
Birth Year: 1902
Birthplace: Donnellson, Illinois, United States
Died: December 18, 1978

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born On February 13th

Personality
Persons born on this day are interesting conversationalists. They have great interest in the world around them. They have a stunning lively personality, but they also have a serious side to them. They seek the company of others and love to interchange ideas. Individuals born on this day have a strong personality and are very clear in terms of what they want. They are tenacious and somewhat stubborn. They do not tolerate anyone getting in their way of accomplishing their goal.

Health
People born on this day generally do not pay enough attention to their health. They really should embark on a good health regimen and, above all, watch their diet, consuming rich foods in moderation, if at all. They are also prone to accidents so they need to be ever mindful of their health and their surroundings. It is highly recommended that February 13 persons undertake some calming techniques like meditation, yoga, Tai-Chi, and reiki. They should also be mindful of excessive alcohol and smoking.

Finance
People born on February 13 are very adept at handling money and tend to make very wise financial decisions. Finances are definitely something they can handle well.

Career
Those born on February 13 would do very well in self-employment. They have great determination and are able to focus quite well. They are not easily discouraged for they are very tenacious. They also make great social workers, psychologists, technicians, and, interestingly enough, astrologers.

Relationships, Marriage and Children
They enjoy being single and will try to remain that way as long as possible. They do hold an image of the perfect partner and, upon meeting the right individual, they want nothing short of a harmonious relationship. In marriage, they tend to be faithful even though they may not be perceived as such for being so outgoing. This liveliness also slows down the process of having children for they wish to enjoy their freedom as much as they can. However, once they have children, they generally make good parents.

Lucky Colors: Blue, Silver, Light Green
Lucky Numbers: 4, 13, 22, 31, 40, 49, 58, 67, 76
Lucky Days (of the week): Thursday, Sunday
Lucky Days (of the month): 4th, 7th