Famous People Born On September 26th

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Serena Williams
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All-Time)
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States

With 39 Grand Slam titles and four Olympic gold medals, Serena Williams is clearly amongst the greatest female tennis players in the history. With 23 Grand Slam singles win, she is just a win away from equalling Margaret Court’s record of 24 grand slam titles. She has bagged the top spot in WTA’s world ranking numerous times.

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Olivia Newton-John
(One of the Best-selling Artists, Who Starred in the Musical 'Grease')
Olivia Newton-John
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Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Cambridge, England, US
Died: August 8, 2022

Olivia Newton-John's breathy voice and stunning beauty made her one of the biggest pop stars of the 1970s. She charmed generations of movie viewers in the blockbuster film Grease. Following a string of country and soft-rock hits, Newton-John starred opposite John Travolta in the 1978  blockbuster Grease, considered as one the most popular movie musicals of all time.

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Talulah Riley
(Actress)
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Hertfordshire, England, UK

English actress, Talulah Riley, has acted in films like Pride and Prejudice, The Boat That Rocked, The Summer House, White Frog and Inception. She’s also starred in television series like Westworld, Poirot, Marple and Nearly Famous. She’s acted on stage too and has written the novel, Acts of Love. She was married to billionaire entrepreneu,r Elon Musk, and is now divorced.

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Russ
(Famous for His Hit Singles "What They Want", "Losin Control" and "Best on Earth")
Russ
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Secaucus, New Jersey, United States
Rapper Russell James Vitale, better known as Russ, soared to fame with his Billboard-charting tracks What They Want and Best on Earth. He is also part of an Atlanta-based indie music collective named Diemon. Following a controversial tweet in 2017, he became the center of the “fuck Russ” viral meme.
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Christina Milian
(Actress, Singer & Songwriter)
Christina Milian
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Christina Milian is best known for her hit tracks A.M. to P.M. and Say I. Fans have also loved her performances in the movie Love Don't Cost a Thing, as Vanessa in Grandfathered, and as Christine Parks in The Oath. She co-owns Viva Diva Wines and a food truck business.
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Jim Caviezel
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Washington, United States

Jim Caviezel is an American actor. He is credited with playing important roles in films that have touched the lives of people in many ways. After playing Jesus in the movie The Passion of the Christ, he has been serving as a public speaker at religious venues. He believes that his film Sound of Freedom would save children from sex trafficking.

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Lilly Singh
(Comedian and One of the World's Highest-Paid YouTube Stars)
Lilly Singh
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Scarborough, Toronto, Canada

Canadian YouTuber, comedian, and talk show host, Lilly Singh, is one of the world's highest-earning YouTubers. The recipient of four Streamy Awards and two Teen Choice Awards, she is an icon for women of Asian descent across the globe. She is also the author of a best-selling book. The multifaceted personality is also an actress.

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Linda Hamilton
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Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Salisbury, Maryland, United States

A popular American actress, Linda Hamilton is famous for being the first actress to portray the iconic Sarah Connor in the Terminator movie series. A brave woman, who has fought depression and bipolar disorder throughout her career, Hamilton suffered permanent hearing damage after firing a gun without using her ear plugs while filming Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

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George Gershwin
(Pianist and Composer Best Known for His Orchestral Compositions ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ and ‘An American in Paris’)
George Gershwin
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Birth Year: 1898
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: July 11, 1937

George Gershwin was an American pianist, composer, and painter. His work Porgy and Bess is widely regarded as an American cultural classic and one of the 20th century's most important American operas. Many of his compositions have been used in films and television series. His life and work inspired the 1945 biographical movie, Rhapsody in Blue.

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Johnny Appleseed
(American Nurseryman Who is Known for Supplying Apple-Tree Nursery Stock Throughout the Midwest)
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Birth Year: 1774
Birthplace: Leominster, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 18, 1845
Nurseryman John Chapman, better known to people as Johnny Appleseed, is remembered for introducing apple trees in areas across the American states of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Ohio, and Illinois, and West Virginia. His aim as a missionary of The New Church was to help local settlers make cider.
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Melissa Sue Anderson
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Melissa Sue Anderson started as a child actor and was initially seen in several commercials. She then gained fame with the role of Mary Ingalls in the long-running series Little House on the Prairie. She also starred in the film Happy Birthday to Me and later wrote a book.
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Manmohan Singh
(Former Prime Minister of India)
Manmohan Singh
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Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Gah, Punjab, British India (present-day Punjab, Pakistan)

The 13th Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh became the first Sikh in office when he took office in 2004. A prominent economist and academic, he held several key posts in the Government of India in the 1970s and 1980s. Known for his humility, he  has been described by the media as "one of the world's most revered leaders."

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Donna Douglas
(Best Know for Her Role as 'Elly May Clampett' in the TV Series 'The Beverly Hillbillies')
Donna Douglas
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Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Pride, Louisiana, United States
Died: January 1, 2015
Donna Douglas is best known as Elly May Clampett from the sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies. After retiring from acting, she juggled with a number of careers, becoming a real-estate agent, a motivational speaker, and a gospel singer. She has also written a Bible-themed children’s book and a cookbook.
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Susan Smith
(Murderer)
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Union, South Carolina

Susan Smith is an American murderer who was convicted for murdering her children, Michael and Alexander, who were three-year-old and 14-month-old respectively. She falsely claimed that her kids were kidnapped by a black man before being adjudged guilty of the crime. Sentenced to life in prison, Smith is currently incarcerated at the Leath Correctional Institution in South Carolina.

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Marty Robbins
(One of the Most Popular and Successful Country and Western Music Performers from the Late 1940s to the Early 1980s)
Marty Robbins
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Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Glendale, Arizona, United States
Died: December 8, 1982
Singer, actor, and multi-instrumentalist Marty Robbins was also a NASCAR driver. He played the guitar since his U.S. Navy days. Famous for his country and Western tracks such as Singing the Blues and El Paso, he also won two Grammys and appeared in films such as Honkytonk Man.
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Sheri Moon Zombie
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Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: San Jose, California

Actress, model, dancer, and fashion designer Sheri Moon Zombie originally aspired to a voice-over artist but fate had other plans in store for her. A chance meeting with her future husband, musician Rob Zombie, motivated her to become a dancer. She started acting soon after and has appeared in many films and TV shows. She is a vegan.

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
(Politician, Anti-Apartheid Activist)
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
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Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Bizana, Eastern Cape
Died: April 2, 2018
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela had first met legendary anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela at a bus stop when she was barely 22. They ended up getting married the following year. Winnie’s journey was marred by bans and harassment by the South African government, but the determined social worker revolutionized South African politics.
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George Raft
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Birth Year: 1901
Birthplace: Hell's Kitchen, New York, United States
Died: November 24, 1980
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Zoe Perry
(Film actress)
Zoe Perry
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
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Manny Montana
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
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Pope Paul VI
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Birth Year: 1897
Birthplace: Concesio, Italy
Died: August 6, 1978
Succeeding Pope John XXIII, Pope Paul VI was elected the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State in June 1963 and continued in his role till his death in August 1978. He reconvened the Second Vatican Council and after its conclusion worked towards implementation of its reforms. He was canonised in 2018 by Pope Francis.
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Ivan Pavlov
(Physiologist)
Ivan Pavlov
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Birth Year: 1849
Birthplace: Ryazan, Russia
Died: February 27, 1936
Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov is best remembered for his research in classical conditioning. He became the first Russian Nobel laureate after winning the 1904 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his study of the physiology of digestion. His experiment on conditioned reflex using dogs is still studied in colleges.
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T. S. Eliot
(Best Known as a Leader of the Modernist Movement in Poetry)
T. S. Eliot
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Birth Year: 1888
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: January 4, 1965
American-born British poet T. S. Eliot is best remembered for his poems The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, The Waste Land, and Ash Wednesday, and his plays such as Murder in the Cathedral. He won the Nobel Prize for literature and became a prominent figure of Modernist poetry.  
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Asuka
(Professional Wrestler)
Asuka
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Osaka, Osaka, Japan

One of the most promising young wrestlers from Japan, Kanako Urai, better known as Asuka and Kana (previously), has been making a name for herself as part of the WWE. Known for her multi-colored hair, she is a Grand Slam Champion, and holds the NXT, Raw, and SmackDown Women’s titles.

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Nev Schulman
(TV Host and Producer Best Known for His Documentary Film ‘Catfish’ and TV Series ‘Catfish: The TV Show’)
Nev Schulman
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Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Nev Schulman is an American TV host and the subject of a documentary film titled Catfish. Following the success of Catfish, Schulman hosted and executive produced MTV's Catfish: The TV Show. Apart from being a TV personality, Nev Schulman is also a founding member of the Young Leadership Committee for Leave Out Violence, a youth organization.

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Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
(Educator & Social Reformer He is Considered the "Father of Bengali prose")
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
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Birth Year: 1820
Birthplace: Birsingha, West Bengal, India
Died: July 29, 1891

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was an Indian social reformer and educator. He is best remembered for his efforts to modernize and simplify Bengali prose for which he is widely regarded as the father of Bengali prose. As a social reformer, Vidyasagar played a crucial role in enacting the Hindu Widows' Remarriage Act, which legalized the remarriage of Hindu widows in India. 

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Julie London
(Singer, Actress)
Julie London
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Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Santa Rosa, California, United States
Died: October 18, 2000
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Jeanie Buss
(President of the Basketball Team 'Los Angeles Lakers')
Jeanie Buss
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Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Daughter of real-estate magnate Jerry Buss, Jeanie Buss inherited part of the NBA team Los Angeles Lakers’s stakes from her father. Jeanie, who has previously managed a roller hockey and a tennis team, was named one of the Top 20 Most Influential Women in Sports by Sporting News in 2005.
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Ricardo Quaresma
(Portuguese Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Ricardo Quaresma
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Lisbon

Ricardo Quaresma is a Portuguese football player best known for his tricks, such as the rabona and curl. He played for Portugal from 2003 to 2018, during which he represented his team at three European Championships, including UEFA Euro 2016, which Portugal won. Ricardo Quaresma was named Primeira Liga Player of the Year in 2006.   

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Yoon Shi-yoon
(South Korean Actor)
Yoon Shi-yoon
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Suncheon, South Korea
South Korean actor Yoon Shi-yoon is best known for his roles in series such as King of Baking, Kim Takgu, Grand Prince, and Train. He was also part of the variety show 2 Days & 1 Night. He loves reading and has more than 3,000 books at home.
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Shannon Hoon
(Former Lead Singer of the Band 'Blind Melon')
Shannon Hoon
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Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Died: October 21, 1995
Shannon Hoon is best remembered as the lead singer of the rock band Blind Melon, which delivered chartbusting hits such as No Rain. He died of a drug overdose at age 28. He was known for his outrageous behavior, such as urinating on a fan and getting naked on stage.
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Christian X
(Former King of Denmark (1912 - 1947))
Christian X
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Birth Year: 1870
Birthplace: Charlottenlund, Denmark
Died: April 20, 1947
Christian X was the first Danish royal to complete high school, although he took up military education after this, following the royal tradition. He showed his resistance to Germans when he went on horse rides regularly during the German occupation. He later became an invalid after falling from his horse.
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Bryan Ferry
(Singer)
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Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Washington, England
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Damian Priest
(Wrestler)
Damian Priest
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: New York, United States
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Jack LaLanne
(Fitness & Nutrition Expert, TV presenter)
Jack LaLanne
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Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: January 23, 2011
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Buddy Murphy
(Wrestler)
Buddy Murphy
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Melbourne Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Kent McCord
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Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Kent Franklin McWhirter, better known as Kent McCord, soeared to fame with his role of Officer Jim Reed in the series Adam-12. He has also been part of films such as Predator 2 and Jigsaw. He initially gained fame with the series The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet
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Kim Yo-jong
(Younger Sister of Kim Jong-un)
Kim Yo-jong
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Pyongyang, North Korea
North Korean politician Kim Yo-jong is the current deputy director of the WPK. She was previously part of the Politburo of the Workers' Party of Korea. She is the youngest child of Kim Jong-il, the former supreme leader of North Korea, and the younger sister of current dictator Kim Jong-un. 
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Jonny Bairstow
(Cricketer)
Jonny Bairstow
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Bradford
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Megan McKenna
(Television Personality)
Megan McKenna
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Barking
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Martin Heidegger
(Philosopher)
Martin Heidegger
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Birth Year: 1889
Birthplace: Messkirch, Germany
Died: May 26, 1976
German philosopher Martin Heidegger was one of the greatest philosophers of the 20th century and is remembered for his work on phenomenology, existentialism, and hermeneutics. He explained his ideas in his book Being and Time. He also introduced the concept of Dasein, or “being,” characteristic of human beings.
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Anthony Blunt
(Art Historian, University Teacher)
Anthony Blunt
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Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: Bournemouth, Hampshire, England
Died: March 26, 1983
Art historian Anthony Blunt is best remembered as part of the spy group Cambridge Five. His confession, revealed after years, stripped him of his knighthood. An expert on the works of Baroque painter Nicolas Poussin, he had also authored works such as Art and Architecture in France 1500–1700.
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Oskar Dirlewanger
(War Criminal)
Oskar Dirlewanger
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Birth Year: 1895
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: June 7, 1945
German military officer Oskar Dirlewanger established and led the Nazi SS penal unit Dirlewanger during World War II. He had also participated in World War I and the Spanish Civil War, winning the Iron Cross 2nd Class and 1st Class. He died in Allied custody at the Altshausen prison camp.
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Joo Jin-mo
(Actor)
Joo Jin-mo
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Joo Jin-mo is a South Korean actor known for playing leading roles in films like Happy End, 200 Pounds Beauty, and A Frozen Flower. Over the course of his career, Joo Jin-mo has won several prestigious awards, such as a Grand Bell Award, SBS Drama Awards, KBS Drama Award, MBC Drama Award, and Baeksang Arts Award.

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Watkin Tudor Jones
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Johannesburg

Watkin Tudor Jones, better known as Ninja, is a South African rapper, songwriter, record producer, and director. He is a member of the rap-rave group Die Antwoord. He has been active in the hip hop scene since he was 13 and has played with numerous bands in his career. He is also an occasional actor.

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Lysette Anthony
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Fulham, London, England
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Carlene Carter
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Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Madison, Tennessee, USA
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Darby Crash
(Singer)
Darby Crash
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Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Los Angeles County, California, USA
Died: December 7, 1980
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Jon Richardson
(comedian, stand-up comedian)
Jon Richardson
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Lancaster

Known for his performance in 8 Out of 10 Cats, comedian Jon Richardson had initially dabbled in Hispanic studies and been a chef, before ditching both and stepping into comedy instead. He has also been a BBC 6 Music host. He has OCD and is a football fan.

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Lynn Anderson
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Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States
Died: July 30, 2015

The characteristic traits of Librans born on September 26 are determined by the influence of the two planets, Venus and Saturn. While the former is the ruler of the zodiacal group, the latter governs the actual date in which these individuals are born. Thus, the two planets together highlight the uniqueness of individuals born on this date. September 26 individuals are charismatic, witty and helpful by nature. They are just in their ways and have a balanced approach to everything they do.  Other positive traits include having a headstrong temperament, determined behavior and shrewdness. On the negative side, these people are prone to laziness and indecisiveness. They may show obsessive and secretive behavior as well in unfavourable situations.

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on September 26

Personality
The typified personality traits of individuals born on September 26 include expressive charm and diplomacy. These people are highly competitive and creative. However, what makes them different from their counterparts is their insightful, intuitive and persuasive nature. September 26 individuals have the ability to thrive under pressure and possess intense concentration skills. Though they may seem to be easy-going and calm on the outside, inside they are incredibly determined and shrewd. Naturally friendly, these people have a witty nature and are good at compromising. They are highly disciplined with a sympathetic and helpful mind. Another trait that is typical of Librans born on September 26 is their balanced approach to everything. These people are not biased by nature and have a sensible perspective of things.  

Health
The healthy being and vitality of those born on September 26th is rather decent. This is mainly because of the concern for following a disciplined routine and forgoing unhealthy choices. However, much of the physical well-being of individuals with this birthday depends upon their emotional stability. Being sad or gloomy has a direct consequence to the health of the individual. It not only dampens the glow in the skin but also leads to low level of concern for the healthy being, thus causing ill health and susceptibility to sickness. Since September 26th born individuals are lovers of sweet, they need to regularly visit the dentist to keep their gums and teeth healthy.

Finance
Falling into the pit of a financial crises situation is an impossible condition for September 26 individuals. These people are mostly patient and enduring. As such, it is easy for them to budget and save. Despite craving for luxuries and comforts of life, it is highly unlikely for individuals with this birthday to get into financial debt to experience the same. Instead, they are likely to save money for bigger purchases. Additionally, these people also have the habit of keeping aside money for emergency situations.

Career
Most September 26th individuals indulge in lengthy period of training to get themselves an ideal job. They mostly do well in managerial position due to their enhanced confidence levels and a highly focussed mind. Additionally, these people are blessed with steady self-control and persuasiveness which makes them ideal contestants for higher authority positions. However, it is very important for these individuals to gain personal satisfaction from the work that they do.  

Relationships, Marriage & Children
September 26 individuals believe in the old school of romance. However, they are unlikely to fall into it too soon. Instead, these people weigh everything and need to be in full control of the situation before giving their heart to someone. An ideal partner for September 26 individuals is one who stimulates them and shares a rapport with them on an emotional and psychological level. Only when a connection is built with a partner does a September 26 individual share high expectation and demand of complete commitment in a long term relationship. In a love bond, these individuals are caring, witty, fun-loving, attentive, empathetic and devoted. In return, they expect their partner to be the same.  Parenting comes naturally to those born on this date. These people are attentive to the needs of their children and show affection with a genuine interest.

Lucky Colors: Deep Blue, Black
Lucky Numbers: 8, 17, 26, 35, 44
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 8, 17, 28