Famous People Born On June 16th

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Often astute and self assured, people born on June 16 fall under the zodiac sign of Gemini. These individuals are usually sweet natured, however can be easily irritable. Lacking patience, at times, they can be quick witted and sharp tongued when they are not careful. They tend to be self absorbed and can also be selfish with their time and personal belongings. Always suspicious of others, they tend to keep people at a distance until they are able to ascertain their intentions. This built in self defense mechanism may alienate them from others if they are not careful.

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 1 
Tupac Shakur
( 100 Greatest Artists of All Time by Rolling Stone)
Tupac Shakur
207
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: September 13, 1996

Tupac Amaru Shakur, popularly known as 2Pac or Makaveli, is considered as one of the greatest American rappers of all time. Talent and trouble went hand in hand in Shakur’s journey to fame; the higher Shakur rose in his iconic status, the deeper he became entangled in gang violence and an infamous rivalry, which sadly led to his untimely demise.

 2 
Jürgen Klopp
(Football Manager)
Jürgen Klopp
46
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Stuttgart

Jürgen Klopp is a German football manager and former player. He is the manager of the Liverpool football club and is considered as one of the best managers in the world. He has also been the manager of Borussia Dortmund. Liverpool won their first FIFA Club World Cup and first Premier League title under him. He is famous for his enthusiastic celebrations.

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Tay-K 47
(Rapper)
Tay-K 47
30
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Long Beach, California
Rapper Tay-K is best known for his Billboard-charting and platinum-certified track The Race. The same day the song was released, U.S. marshals arrested him on murder charges in New Jersey. He was convicted in the case involving the death of Ethan Walker and was later indicted for another murder.
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Stan Laurel
(Comic Actor Who was Part of The Comedy Duo 'Laurel and Hardy'. and Appeared with His Comedy Partner Oliver Hardy in 107 Short Films)
Stan Laurel
7
Birth Year: 1890
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Died: February 23, 1965

Comedian Stan Laurel entertained audiences as part of the iconic duo Laurel and Hardy, along with Oliver Hardy, in over 100 films. He began his career with music-hall sketch comedy and worked as an understudy of Charlie Chaplin in Fred Karno's Army. He was known for his trademark bowler hat.

 5 
Missy Peregrym
(Actress, Model)
Missy Peregrym
19
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Canadian actor and former model Melissa Peregrym is best known as Andrea "Andy" McNally from Rookie Blue and as Haley Graham from the film Stick It. Fans also loved her in her Streamy Award-winning role in the web series Cybergeddon. She collaborated with TOMS to provide shoes to the underprivileged.
 6 
Park Bo-gum
55
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
 7 
Geronimo
(Bedonkohe Apache Leader of the Chiricahua Apache)
Geronimo
18
Birth Year: 1829
Birthplace: Arizpe Municipality, Mexico
Died: February 17, 1909
Native American hero Geronimo is remembered for his heroics in the Apache Wars against the U.S. and Mexico. After his surrender in 1886, he lived as a U.S. prisoner of war and spent the rest of his life being exhibited at various events and selling his belongings for money.
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Daniel Brühl
(One of the Most Versatile and Influential Spanish-German Actors and Filmmakers)
Daniel Brühl
17
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

Spanish-German actor Daniel Brühl began his career with the soap Verbotene Liebe. Raised trilingual, he is now fluent in six languages. Hollywood knows him best as Fredrick Zoller from Inglourious Basterds, while he first made waves with the German film Good Bye, Lenin! He later co-owned two bars.

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James Hellwig
(American Professional Wrestler and Bodybuilder)
James Hellwig
26
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Crawfordsville, Indiana, United States
Died: April 8, 2014

WWF legend James Hellwig was better known as The Ultimate Warrior and the Dingo Warrior and won the WWF Heavyweight Championship once and the Intercontinental Championship twice. Following his retirement, he became a public speaker. Shortly before his death, he was inducted into the WWF Hall of Fame.

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Laurie Metcalf
12
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Carbondale, Illinois

A self-proclaimed workaholic, Laurie Metcalf is an influential personality in the American theatre scene. She has won two Tony Awards in her four decades old career. A three-time Primetime Emmy winner, Metcalf is also known for her work on TV. Also a humanitarian, she has worked with Plan USA, an organization that helps children around the world.

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Roberto Durán
(Former Boxer from Panama Who Was a World Champion in 4 Categories)
Roberto Durán
14
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Guararé, Panama

Retired Panamanian boxer Roberto Durán had a 32-match winning streak before losing to Esteban De Jesús. Raised in the slums, he joined a gym as an 8-year-old. His punching style earned him the nickname Hands of Stone. He was a world champion in the lightweight, welterweight, light middleweight, and middleweight categories.

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John Cho
(Actor)
John Cho
13
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
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Eileen Atkins
(Actress and Occasional Screenwriter Known for Her Film ‘Gosford Park’)
Eileen Atkins
3
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Clapton, London, England
Eileen Atkins is best known for her BAFTA- and Emmy-winning performance in the miniseries Cranford. A talented Shakespearean theater actor, she has also won three Olivier Awards and four Drama Desk Awards. She is a breast cancer survivor and has received the honors CBE and DBE.
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Anna Cathcart
(Canadian actress Known for Her TV Series: ‘To All the Boys I've Loved Before’, and ‘Odd Squad’)
Anna Cathcart
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Birth Year: 2003
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Anna Cathcart is a Canadian actress best known for her portrayal of Agent Olympia in the children's live-action TV series Odd Squad, for which she won an award at the seventh annual Canadian Screen Awards. Despite not attending acting classes, Cathcart has managed to establish herself in both the TV and film industry and cites Disney Channel as an inspiration.

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MC Ren
(Rapper, Songwriter, Record producer)
MC Ren
4
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
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Jack Albertson
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Role as ‘John Cleary’ in the Film ‘The Subject Was Roses’)
Jack Albertson
3
Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: Malden, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 25, 1981

Jack Albertson was an eminent American actor having presence in films and plays alike, as evident from his successful performances in The Subject Was Roses both on the stage and on the big screen. The winner of Tony, Oscar and Emmy awards had such a passion for his career that he continued his acting despite being diagnosed for colorectal cancer.

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Eddie Cibrian
13
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Burbank, California, USA
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Arnold Vosloo
(Famous for His Roles as 'Imhotep' in the Movies: 'Mummy' and 'The Mummy Returns')
Arnold Vosloo
10
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa

Born to stage-actor parents in South Africa, Arnold Vosloo is best known as Imhotep from The Mummy franchise. He is also often mistaken for Billy Zane from Titanic for his uncanny resemblance to the actor. The Dalro Award-winning actor has also appeared in series such as 24 and Bosch.

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Mohammad Mosaddegh
(Political Leader)
Mohammad Mosaddegh
14
Birth Year: 1882
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: March 5, 1967
Born to an Iranian public officer, Iranian prime minister Mohammad Mosaddegh had an elite education in Switzerland. His oil-nationalization act brought about an economic crisis in the country. He was known to be an eccentric person who met visitors in pajamas, from his bed, and also cried in public.
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Katharine Graham
(American Newspaper Publisher and Heiress Who Led 'The Washington Post' (1963 - 1991))
Katharine Graham
4
Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 17, 2001

The daughter of American publisher and financier Eugene Meyer, Katharine Graham later carried forward her family’s newspaper, The Washington Post. While the newspaper was initially handed over to her husband, Philip Graham, by her father, she took over as the owner, following Philip’s suicide. She later penned a Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir.

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Robin Sharma
(Writer, Public Speaker)
Robin Sharma
7
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Port Hawkesbury

Canadian writer Robin Sharma is best known for his The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari book series. A qualified lawyer, he is an alumnus of the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. He has published several books on stress management and spirituality. He is the founder of the training company Sharma Leadership International.

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Camila Morrone
(Model and Actress)
Camila Morrone
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Camila Morrone is an Argentine-American actress who has appeared in films like Never Goin' Back and Death Wish. She was honored at the 2019 San Diego International Film Festival with the Rising Star Award. Also a model, Morrone has been featured on the cover of Turkish Vogue.

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Joseph Schooling
8
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Singapore
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Sibel Kekilli
(German Actress Known for Her Role as 'Shae' on the TV Series 'Game of Thrones')
Sibel Kekilli
2
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Heilbronn, Germany

Two-time Lola Award-winning German actor Sibel Kekilli is best known to international audiences as Shae from the iconic HBO series Game of Thrones. The Turkish-origin actor took up many odd jobs, working as a porn actor and a waitress, before stepping into mainstream movies and tasting success with Head-On.

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Bianca Andreescu
(Tennis player)
Bianca Andreescu
13
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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Phil Mickelson
(Professional Golfer)
Phil Mickelson
15
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

Phil Mickelson is a professional golfer. With three Masters Titles, an Open Championship, and a PGA Championship under his belt, Mickelson is considered one of the greatest American golfers of his generation. A World Golf Hall of Fame inductee, Phil Mickelson has represented the US national team on several occasions, helping the team win multiple Presidents Cups and Ryder Cups.

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Joyce Carol Oates
2
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Lockport, New York, United States
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Joseph Colombo
(Mafia Boss)
Joseph Colombo
6
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 22, 1978
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Giovanni Boccaccio
(One of the Greatest European Prose Writers of His Time)
Giovanni Boccaccio
3
Birth Year: 1313
Birthplace: Certaldo, Italy
Died: September 21, 1375

Giovanni Boccaccio was an Italian poet, writer, and correspondent of Petrarch. An important Renaissance humanist, Boccaccio was also one of the most prominent personalities of 14th-century European literature. A versatile writer, Giovanni Boccaccio is often viewed as the most important European prose writer of his generation. His works influenced popular personalities like Geoffrey Chaucer and Miguel de Cervantes.

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Bill Cobbs
(Actor)
Bill Cobbs
2
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Clifton Collins Jr.
1
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Clifton Collins Jr. is an American actor known for playing important roles in award-winning films like Capote. Over the years, Collins has received nominations for prestigious awards, such as Screen Actors Guild Award and Primetime Emmy Award. Also a writer, Collins co-wrote a book titled Prison Ramen, which was published in 2015.

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Barbara McClintock
3
Birth Year: 1902
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: September 2, 1992

Barbara McClintock was a scientist and cytogeneticist who received the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. She earned her Ph.D. in botany from Cornell University and began her lifelong work in the development of maize cytogenetics. She eventually gained recognition as among the best in the field and was honored with several prestigious awards.  

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Joan Van Ark
(Actress)
Joan Van Ark
4
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Román González
2
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Managua, Nicaragua
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Gino Vannelli
(Rock singer whose best-known singles include)
Gino Vannelli
1
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
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Banks
(Singer)
Banks
2
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Orange County, California, US
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Faith Domergue
4
Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: April 4, 1999
 38 
David Fizdale
(Basketball Coach)
David Fizdale
0
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Jay Moriarity
0
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Georgia, United States
Died: June 15, 2001
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Gnash
(Rapper Known for His Song 'I Hate U, I Love U')
Gnash
9
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Nathan Parsons
3
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
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Odion Ighalo
(Footballer strike)
Odion Ighalo
9
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
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Imtiaz Ali
(film director, writer, screenwriter)
Imtiaz Ali
1
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Jamshedpur
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James Bolam
3
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England, UK
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Fernando Muslera
(Plays as a Goalkeeper for Turkish Club Galatasaray and the Uruguay National Team)
Fernando Muslera
11
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Charles Perkins
(Aboriginal Australian Activist and the First Indigenous Australian Man to Graduate Tertiary Education)
Charles Perkins
14
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Alice Springs, Australia
Died: October 19, 2000

Charles Perkins had initially been a footballer who played for teams such as Everton and coached Pan-Hellenic to fund his university studies. He later gained recognition as an Aboriginal activist after organizing the Freedom Ride to protest against racial discrimination and became the Secretary of the Department of Aboriginal Affairs.

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Lamont Dozier
(Singer-Songwriter)
Lamont Dozier
1
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: August 8, 2022
 48 
Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
(48th Prime Minister of Bulgaria)
Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
6
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

The last king of Bulgaria, Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, has also been the country’s prime minister. He had taken over as the king at 6, after his father’s mysterious death. He married a Spanish noble lady while in exile in Madrid and returned to Bulgaria 50 years after the abolition of monarchy.

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Efraín Ríos Montt
10
Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Huehuetenango

Efraín Ríos Montt was a Guatemalan politician and military officer. From 1982 to 1983, he served as the 26th president of Guatemala. His brief tenure as the de facto president was one of the bloodiest periods during the then-ongoing Guatemalan Civil War. In 2013, he was sentenced to 80 years in prison for crimes against humanity and genocide.

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Abby Elliott
(Actress)
Abby Elliott
2
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on June 16

Personality
Because these people are comfortable in their own skin, they are usually quiet and reserved until they feel a need to voice their opinions. They think outside the box and often impress others with their intellectual capability. Other people don't tend to notice them until they speak up. However, once they do, they leave a lasting impression. These people can quickly command the respect of others and are effective communicators and leaders.

Health
Often hypersensitive to their own aches and pains, these people tend to be hypochondriacs and make frequent unnecessary trips to the doctor's office. Because of this, health problems are often discovered early on. They tend to be healthy eaters, and can often become fanatical, even obsessive over their diets. They enjoy aquatic sports, primarily solo swimming and surfing.

Finance
While they don't tend to amass financial wealth, they are careful with what money they do have, and can often agonize and stress over the smallest of purchases. Though they usually earn meager wages, they are able to live comfortably and do not have any long term issues with consumer debt.

Career
These people usually thrive in the field of academia. They enjoy the flexibility of being able to pursue their individual interests, while also being able to bestow their wealth of knowledge upon others. They make wonderful college professors and lecturers.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Because of their somewhat sarcastic nature, they may have initial difficulty in attracting a potential mate or life partner. It is because of this that they may not marry until later in life. Once these individuals find the right person, they are often thoughtful and caring, though they do not have a natural compulsion towards romantic gestures. If they do have children, it tends to be later in life. Though they may make a sincere attempt to parent their offspring, they are often at a loss on how to relate to them. Because of this, their relationships with their children may be strained at times, though this usually resolves itself when their children become adults.

Lucky Colors: Red, Light Blue
Lucky Numbers: 5, 17, 24
Lucky Days (of the week): Tuesday, Thursday
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