Famous People Born On September 17th

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Astrologically, Mercury and Saturn determine the uniqueness of the personality of individuals with this birthday. While the former governs the zodiacal group in which these individuals fall, the latter rules the actual date. Characteristically, September 17 individuals are blessed with a calm and composed nature. They are intellectual with an analytical bent of mind. These people strongly trust their instincts and are intuitive by mind. Additional fortes for these individuals include their helpfulness, dependability and purposefulness. However, not all is good with individuals born on this date as they are prone to stubbornness and intolerance. These individuals are also prone to being judgmental and lack accepting the difference of opinion and thoughts.

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 1 
Patrick Mahomes II
(The Third African-American Quarterback to Win A Super Bowl)
Patrick Mahomes II
114
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Tyler, Texas, United States
NFL quarterback Patrick Mahomes II, son of former MLB player Pat Mahomes, led the Kansas City Chiefs to a Super Bowl win in 2019. He also became the second African-American quarterback to win the Super Bowl MVP award. His $503 million contract extension was the most expensive in sporting history.
 2 
John Ritter
(American Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Jack Tripper’ on the ABC Sitcom ‘Three's Company’)
John Ritter
13
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Died: September 11, 2003

American actor and comedian, John Ritter is best remembered for playing Jack Tripper in sitcom Three’s Company, a work that earned him both the Golden Globe and Emmy Award. His work in television show Hooperman and animated children's series Clifford the Big Red Dog was also appreciated tremendously. John Ritter has also appeared in numerous films and Broadway productions too.

 3 
Hank Williams
(One of the Most Significant and Influential Singers and Songwriters of the 20th Century)
Hank Williams
20
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Mount Olive, Alabama, United States
Died: January 1, 1953

Musician Hank Williams is widely considered one of the most influential and significant American singer-songwriters of the 20th century. Hank Williams influenced several singers, such as Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Johnny Cash, and Charley Pride to name a few. Since his untimely death at the age of 29, many artists have released tribute albums honoring Hank Williams.  

 4 
Narendra Modi
(14th Prime Minister of India)
Narendra Modi
178
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Vadnagar, Gujarat, India

The 14th PM of India, Narendra Modi, created history when he became the first prime minister outside of the Congress party to win two consecutive terms with a full majority; he achieved this feat in 2019. From Bharatiya Janata Party worker to India’s PM, Modi’s journey is remarkable. However, he’s been plagued by controversies too, including the handling of 2002 Gujarat riots.

 5 
Cassandra Peterson
14
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Manhattan, Kansas
Cassandra Peterson is best known for her iconic character Elvira, from the show Elvira's Movie Macabre and the film Elvira: Mistress of the Dark. She made Elvira a cult figure, with her Gothic appearance and her signature low-cut black dress. She inspired Elvira-themed novels, games, calendars, and comic books. 
 6 
Alexander Ovechkin
(Russian Professional Ice Hockey Left Winger)
Alexander Ovechkin
13
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Alexander Ovechkin is a Russian ice hockey player who currently captains the Washington Capitals, a popular team which competes in the National Hockey League (NHL). Considered one of the greatest players of all time, Alexander Ovechkin has won prestigious awards, such as the Rocket Richard Trophy, Art Ross Trophy, Hart Memorial Trophy, Lester B. Pearson Award, and Calder Memorial Trophy.

 7 
Anne Bancroft
(Actress)
Anne Bancroft
10
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 6, 2005

Anne Bancroft was an American actress known for her versatility. Having won an Oscar, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and two Tony Awards, she is one of the 24 performers to have achieved the Triple Crown of Acting. In 2010, her husband Mel Brooks credited her for being an inspiration behind the development of his musicals Young Frankenstein and The Producers.

 8 
Phil Jackson
(American Former Professional Basketball Player Who Played As a 'Power Forward')
Phil Jackson
14
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Deer Lodge, Montana, United States

Phil Jackson is a former professional basketball player who played 12 seasons in the National Basketball Association and won the NBA championships in 1970 and 1973 when he was with New York Knicks. Later, he coached the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers and led them both to numerous championships and league titles and is considered one of the greatest basketball coaches ever.

 9 
Mena Massoud
(Canadian Actor Best Known for His Title Role in the Fantasy Adventure Film ‘Aladdin’)
Mena Massoud
20
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
 10 
Kyle Chandler
8
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States

Kyle Chandler is an American actor who received widespread acclaim for his portrayal of Eric Taylor in the sports drama TV series Friday Night Lights. Apart from acting, Chandler volunteers as a firefighter. He also raises funds to help football players with spinal cord injuries by taking part in a charity golf tournament that takes place every year.

 11 
Auston Matthews
(Ice Hockey Player)
Auston Matthews
16
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: San Ramon, California, United States
 12 
Roddy McDowall
(Best Known for Portraying ‘Cornelius’ and ‘Caesar’ in the Original ‘Planet of the Apes’ Film Series)
Roddy McDowall
6
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Herne Hill, London, England
Died: October 3, 1998
Roddy McDowall is best remembered as Cornelius and Caesar from the original Planet of the Apes movie series and as Galen from the 1974 spin-off series. His portrayal of Octavian in Cleopatra earned him a Golden Globe nomination. He was also a talented photographer and was associated with several boards.
 13 
Anastacia
(Singer-songwriter)
Anastacia
4
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 14 
Ella Purnell
(Actress)
Ella Purnell
10
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: London, England
 15 
Jim Cornette
(American Author and Podcaster Known for His Work in the World of Professional Wrestling)
Jim Cornette
4
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
 16 
Rasheed Wallace
(Basketball player)
Rasheed Wallace
8
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 17 
Keith Flint
(Singer, Dancer and Motorcycle Racer Who Was a Member of the Electronic Dance Act ‘The Prodigy’)
Keith Flint
12
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Redbridge, London, England
Died: March 4, 2019
Keith Flint, founding member of the electronic dance group The Prodigy, has delivered international hits such as Firestarter and Breathe. He later led the band Flint. He also owned a motorcycle racing team that became Isle of Man TT champions four times. He is known for his tattoos and piercings.
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Jimmie Johnson
(One of the Greatest NASCAR Drivers of All Time)
Jimmie Johnson
2
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: El Cajon, California, United States

Race-car driver Jimmie Johnson is associated with IndyCar Series. He is a seven-time NASCAR Cup Series winner and is the first and only NASCAR driver with five consecutive championship wins. In 2009, he became the first race-car driver to earn the Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year honor.

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John List
(American Mass Murderer)
John List
12
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States
Died: March 21, 2008
John List murdered his mother, wife, and three children at their house in New Jersey in 1971. He then relocated to Denver, as Bob Clark, became an accountant, remarried, and even joined a Lutheran congregation. He was arrested and convicted through an America's Most Wanted episode, after 18 years.
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Ravichandran Ashwin
(Cricket all-rounder)
Ravichandran Ashwin
6
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

One of the best all-rounders of the Indian cricket team, Ravichandran Ashwin is best known for popularizing the soduku ball technique. He is also the only bowler apart from Sri Lankan Ajantha Mendis to bowl the carrom ball. The Arjuna Award winner is the son of a Chennai-based cricketer.

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Kevin Clash
(American Puppeteer, Director and Producer Best Known as the Voice of Elmo on the TV Series ‘Sesame Street’)
Kevin Clash
10
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Emmy-winning puppeteer and voice-actor Kevin Clash is best known for performing as and voicing Elmo on Sesame Street. He has also performed with puppets for Dinosaurs and Labyrinth, and was a regular on productions of the Muppet franchise. He has authored a memoir and has inspired a documentary, too.

 22 
George Blanda
(American Professional Football Player Who Played as a Quarterback and Kicker)
George Blanda
3
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Youngwood, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 27, 2010

Famous for the age-defying longevity of his American football career, George Blanda set several records before retiring at the age of 48. The quarterback and placekicker who played mainly for Chicago Bears, Houston Oilers and Oakland Raiders teams, retired with 943 extra points from 26 seasons. He scored a record-setting 42 interceptions thrown in a single season in 1962.

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Bobby Lee
(Actor)
Bobby Lee
5
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA
 24 
Nate Berkus
(Interior Designer, Television Personality, Author)
Nate Berkus
11
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Orange County
 25 
Joseph D. Pistone
(Former FBI Agent Who Infiltrated the Bonanno Crime Family)
Joseph D. Pistone
3
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

Joseph D. Pistone is a former FBI agent who worked undercover from 1976 to 1981, as Donnie Brasco. He spied on the Bonanno and the Colombo crime families of New York City, leading to many convictions. His 1988 memoir was later adapted into the Al Pacino-starrer film Donnie Brasco.

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Malik Yoba
(Singer, Actor, and Writer)
Malik Yoba
7
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
 27 
Paul Feig
(Known for Directing Films Starring ‘Melissa McCarthy’, Including Bridesmaids (2011), the Heat (2013), Spy (2015))
Paul Feig
3
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Mount Clemens, Michigan, United States

Filmmaker and actor Paul Feig is known for creating films such as Bridesmaids and Ghostbusters. His comedy series Freaks and Geeks later achieved cult status. Known for his frequent collaborations with Melissa McCarthy, he, apparently, is always dressed in a suit and a tie when he directs.

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Warren Earl Burger
(Former Chief Justice of the United States)
Warren Earl Burger
6
Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Died: June 25, 1995
 29 
Ken Kesey
(Novelist & Essayist Known for His Novels: ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest’ & ‘Sometimes a Great Notion’)
Ken Kesey
6
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: La Junta, Colorado, United States
Died: November 10, 2001
Ken Kesey was a prolific American essayist, novelist, and counterculture figure who defined the Psychedelic Era. Renonwed as the hero of the hippie movement in the 1960s, he garnered critical and commercial success for his novels One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest and Sometimes a Great Notion. He was imprisoned for five months for marijuana possession. 
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Neill Blomkamp
(Director Known for the Science Fiction Films ‘District 9’, ‘Elysium’ and ‘Chappie')
Neill Blomkamp
4
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Born in South Africa, Neill Blomkamp later moved to Canada. He began his career as a 3-D and special effects artist and later turned to direction. He is known for his documentary-style filmmaking that uses the cinéma vérité technique. Two of his best-known sci-fi films are District 9 and Elysium.

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Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
(Japanese Voice Actor Best Known for Being the Voice of ‘Kirito’ in ‘Sword Art Online’)
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
8
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Hokkaido, Japan

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka is a Japanese singer and voice actor from Hokkaido. Best known for voicing popular animated characters like Kazuto Kirigaya, Sorata Kanda, Arata Kasuga, and Masamune Izumi, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka holds the Guinness World Record for the most unique sound bites produced by a voice actor.

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Robert Graysmith
6
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida, United States
Author Robert Graysmith initially worked as a cartoonist for the San Francisco Chronicle. He soon became obsessed with the Zodiac Killer case and worked on it for 13 years, eventually writing the book Zodiac, which was made into a film later. Graysmith wrote several other true-crime books, too.
 33 
Jillian Mele
(Journalists)
Jillian Mele
2
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 34 
Bernhard Riemann
(Mathematician)
Bernhard Riemann
9
Birth Year: 1826
Birthplace: Breselenz
Died: July 20, 1866

Bernhard Riemann was a German mathematician best remembered for his contributions to number theory, analysis, and differential geometry. His paper on the prime-counting function, which was published in 1859, is considered one of the most influential papers in the history of analytic number theory. Riemann is widely regarded as one of the greatest mathematicians ever.

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M. F. Husain
(One of the Most Celebrated and Internationally Recognized Indian Artists of the 20th Century)
M. F. Husain
4
Birth Year: 1915
Birthplace: Pandharpur, Maharashtra, India
Died: June 9, 2011

M. F. Husain was an Indian artist and filmmaker best remembered for his association with Indian modernism during the 1940s. A founding member of the Progressive Artists' Group, Husain was one of the 20th century's most renowned Indian artists. In 1991, M. F. Husain was honored with India's second-highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan.

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David Souter
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States From 1990 to 2009)
David Souter
2
Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Melrose, Massachusetts, United States

David Souter was the associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1990 to 2009. He has also been a prosecutor, the attorney general of New Hampshire, and the associate justice of both the Superior Court and Supreme Court of New Hampshire. He now judges at the circuit court level.

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Jill Latiano
(Model, Actress)
Jill Latiano
2
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City
 38 
Paul Benedict
6
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Silver City, New Mexico, USA
Died: December 1, 2008
 39 
Nick Cordero
10
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Died: July 5, 2020
 40 
Brendan O'Carroll
(Known for Portraying Foul-Mouthed Matriarch Agnes Brown in the Sitcom 'Mrs. Brown’s Boys')
Brendan O'Carroll
2
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Finglas, Dublin, Ireland

Apart from being a comedian, Brendan O'Carroll is also a fine writer. Best known as Agnes Brown from the sitcom Mrs. Brown's Boys, he later played the role in various spin-offs and a couple of movies too. He has also penned several books and screenplays.

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Ian Whyte
(actor)
Ian Whyte
2
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Bangor
 42 
David Huddleston
1
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Vinton, Virginia, USA
Died: August 2, 2016
 43 
Charles Martinet
1
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: San Jose, California, USA
 44 
Scott Hoying
(Singer-Songwriter, Musician and Member of the Vocal Group ‘Pentatonix’)
Scott Hoying
6
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Arlington, Texas, United States
Scott Hoying soared to fame as part of the Grammy-winning a cappella group Pentatonix. Along with the band, he won the reality contest The Sing-Off.  He then performed as part of Superfruit, a duo he formed with fellow Pentatonix member Mitch Grassi. He also runs a popular YouTube channel.
 45 
Esteban Ocon
(Racing driver)
Esteban Ocon
7
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Evreux, France
 46 
Andrew East
(American Football Player)
Andrew East
5
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
 47 
Lupe Ontiveros
2
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States
Died: July 26, 2012
 48 
Baz Luhrmann
(Filmmaker, Writer, and Producer Known for His Films: ‘Moulin Rouge!’ and ‘The Great Gatsby’)
Baz Luhrmann
12
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Baz Luhrmann is an Australian writer and filmmaker. Thanks to his deep involvement in the direction, writing, and musical aspects of his work, Luhrmann is cited as an example of an auteur. His involvement often reflects on his work as he is one of the most successful Australian directors of his generation; many of his films are huge commercial successes.

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Jim Rohn
(Motivational speaker, Entrepreneur, Writer)
Jim Rohn
1
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Yakima
Died: December 5, 2009
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Tito Vilanova
(Football manager, Football player - Midfielder)
Tito Vilanova
0
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Bellcaire d'Empordà, Spain
Died: April 25, 2014

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on September 17

Personality
Intuitive and levelheaded, individuals born on the seventeenth of September are courageous in their outlook and possess a practical and commonsensical mind. These people are absolutely inventive and resourceful with abundant attention to detail. Their careful analysis and logic makes them great at problem solving. Though individuals with this birthdate are mostly serious with a persistent nature, they are helpful and dependable and filled with friendly compassion. Emotionally, these people are sensitive and trustworthy. They take their time coming to a conclusion, taking a decision or forming an opinion but once they do, they do so with full conviction and trust. Mostly calm and composed, they may turn otherwise only in extreme situations where things are unorganized.

Health
Energetic and buoyant, September 17 individuals are blessed with a robust health. They are usually careful eaters and do not binge on anything unhealthy. Additionally, due to their energetic disposition, these people usually manage to burn off the excess calories from their body. However, lack of calcium can cause problems in bones and teeth for these individuals. As such, it is advisable to include lots of calcium in the diet. Also, people born on this date should consider slowing down and regulate their meal and sleep patterns to stay healthy, youthful and spirited.

Finance
Financial security is never a matter of concern for individuals with this birthdate. These people are knowledgeable in financial matters and easily understand the same. They favour and follow smart investments and are good at spotting opportunities to boost their income. What’s more, these individual are also adept at saving and know the trick of the trade.

Career
Since September 17 individuals love to be in charge and control all the time, they prefer jobs that allow them the same. As such, picking up on a career mostly depends on how much responsibility and command is provided to these individuals. Endowed with organizational skills and ability to motivate others, these people make great supervisors and managers. Additionally, their flair for problem solving and sense of purpose makes them productive worker or employer at a workplace.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Relationships are sacred for individuals born on September 17. They are utmost responsible and affectionate in the matters of heart, with loads of modesty and sensitivity. These individuals mostly build the relationship on strong grounds of communication. Though they aren’t extremely demonstrative, they do talk about their feelings and emotions. A perfect partner for September 17 individuals is one who shares the preference for a high standard and is utmost loyal and dedicated. Since these people need a lot of time to build up emotional trust, their partner need to have the required patience and understanding.  In long term, September 17 individuals can get sentimental but they are totally loving, caring and affectionate. As parents, these individuals are strict with bouts of leniency. Nevertheless they adore their little ones and shower them with utmost love and affection.

Lucky Colors: Deep Blue, Black
Lucky Numbers: 8, 17, 26, 35, 44, 53
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 8, 17, 18