Famous People Born On April 17th

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Most of those under the Aries sign tend to be independent and at times even restless. Those born on April 17th are extremely confident and require loving relationships. A great strength of these individuals is that they do not dwell on negative issues and they are exceedingly responsible in all areas of life. An unfortunate weakness, however, is that these people tend to be a bit too critical towards others. Those born on April 17th are able to set reasonable goals and work hard to reach them. They are always ready to seize any opportunity that comes their way.

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 1 
Jennifer Garner
61
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

Active in the entertainment industry since the mid-1990s, actress Jennifer Garner gained international fame her supporting role in Pearl Harbor. The daughter of conservative middle-class parents, she was determined to achieve big things and decided to become an actress. Besides acting, she is also an entrepreneur and is the co-founder of a baby food company.

 2 
Sean Bean
(Actor)
Sean Bean
17
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Handsworth, Sheffield, England

Sean Bean is an English actor known for his Yorkshire accent. Often described as surprisingly shy and a man of few words, Sean Bean is a down to earth person. Since he often portrays villainous characters that are killed violently, Sean has gained notoriety on the internet and is a subject of many internet memes.

 3 
J. P. Morgan
(Financier)
J. P. Morgan
22
Birth Year: 1837
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 31, 1913
J.P. Morgan was an iconic figure of the economic boom of the Gilded Age and established the investment banking firm J.P. Morgan & Co. He also controlled companies such as U.S. Steel, General Electric, and AT&T. He prevented the American economy from collapsing during the Panic of 1907.
 4 
Roddy Piper
(Canadian Professional Wrestler and Actor)
Roddy Piper
9
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada
Died: July 31, 2015

Canadian professional wrestler, amateur boxer, and actor, Roddy Piper, is best remembered for his work with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).  He headlined multiple PPV events and hosted the popular WWF interview segment Piper's Pit. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005. He also appeared in a few films and TV shows.

 5 
Victoria Beckham
(Singer-songwriter)
Victoria Beckham
33
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Harlow, Essex, England

An internationally recognized fashion designer and style icon, Victoria Beckham is widely regarded as one of the most powerful women in the UK. She was appointed an OBE for services to the fashion industry in the 2017 New Year Honours. Also a popular singer, she was part of the best-selling female group of all time, Spice Girls.

 6 
William Holden
(One of the Greatest Male Stars of Classical Hollywood Cinema)
William Holden
7
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: O'Fallon, Illinois, United States
Died: November 12, 1981

William Holden is best known for his Academy Award-winning performance in Stalag 17 and his Emmy-winning role in the TV film The Blue Knight. He also appeared in the films Sunset Boulevard and The Bridge on the River Kwai, and on Lux Radio Theatre. He was also a wildlife conservationist.

 7 
Lee Joon-gi
(Actor, Model)
Lee Joon-gi
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea

Lee Joon-gi is a South Korean actor and model. His popularity overseas has established him as one of the top Hallyu stars. Since he is a martial arts practitioner, Lee Joon-gi seldom uses a stunt double and is recognized as one of Korea's top action stars. His ability to pull off dangerous fight scenes often inspires young talents in Korea.

 8 
Avi Kaplan
(Singer-Songwriter)
Avi Kaplan
7
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Visalia, California
Avi Kaplan gained fame as part of the three-time Grammy-winning a cappella group Pentatonix, as their designated vocal bass. He later went solo with the EP Sage and Stone under the name "Avriel & the Sequoias." In 2019, he released the track Change on the Rise, as "Avi Kaplan."
 9 
Muttiah Muralitharan
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Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Phoebe Dynevor
12
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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Rooney Mara
(Actress Best Known for Her Films: 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' and 'Carol')
Rooney Mara
30
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Bedford, New York, United States

Rooney Mara is a well-known actress who won the Cannes Film Festival Award for her performance in the movie Carol. Apart from being an actress, Rooney is also an animal rights activist. Also known for her charity work, Rooney supervises the Uweza Foundation, which supports programs for children in Nairobi. She is also the founder of Hiraeth Collective, a vegan clothing line.

 12 
Vikram
(One of the Most Decorated Actors in Tamil Cinema)
Vikram
11
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Redman
(Rapper)
Redman
4
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
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Dodi Fayed
(Film producer, Romantic Partner of Princess Diana)
Dodi Fayed
23
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: August 31, 1997

Dodi Fayed was an Egyptian movie producer who died in a car crash in 1997 alongside his romantic partner Diana, Princess of Wales. The car crash became international news and Fayed is often referred to as Diana's eternal love. Fayed's billionaire father, Mohamed Al-Fayed, erected two memorials, including a 3-metre high bronze statue, to Diana and his son at Harrods.

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Tami Roman
(Television Personality)
Tami Roman
2
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York
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Maynard James Keenan
(Singer, Songwriter)
Maynard James Keenan
6
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Ravenna, Ohio, United States
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William Mapother
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Ethan Rom’ on the TV Series ‘Lost’)
William Mapother
3
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
William Mapother gained recognition with the role of Ethan Rom in the series Lost. He also appeared in the films In the Bedroom and Another Earth. He is one of the co-founders of the film finance platform Slated and has also served on the board of the Screen Actors Guild.
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Kimberly Elise
5
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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Lela Rochon
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Robin Stokes’ in the Film ‘Waiting to Exhale’)
Lela Rochon
4
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Lela Rochon is best known for her NAACP Image Award-nominated role of Robin Stokes in the film Waiting to Exhale. She has also been part of films such as Harlem Nights, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, and Any Given Sunday. Fans also appreciated her in the series Generations.
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Lee Si-young
(South Korean Actress and Former Amateur Boxer )
Lee Si-young
5
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Heungdeok-gu, Cheongju-si, South Korea
South Korean actor Lee Si-young is best known for shows such as Becoming a Billionaire and Real Men and movies such as Meet the In-Laws. She has won the KBS and MBC awards, too. Once an amateur boxer, she has earned titles such as the National Amateur Boxing Championship.
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Medhi Benatia
(Football player)
Medhi Benatia
4
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Courcouronnes, Évry-Courcouronnes, France
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Karen Blixen
(Danish Writer Best Known for Her Works: 'Out of Africa' and 'Seven Gothic Tales')
Karen Blixen
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Birth Year: 1885
Birthplace: Rungsted, Denmark
Died: September 7, 1962

Danish author Karen Blixen is best known for her memoir Out of Africa, in which she shared her experiences of living in Kenya for a few years. She was popular across Europe and wrote under several pen names. She was awarded the Danish Holberg Medal in 1949. She was shortlisted several times for the Nobel Prize in Literature. 

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 23 
Sweyn Forkbeard
(King of Denmark)
Sweyn Forkbeard
1
Birth Year: 0963
Birthplace: Denmark
Died: February 10, 1014
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Sirimavo Bandaranaike
(Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (1960 - 1965, 1970 - 1977, 1994 - 2000))
Sirimavo Bandaranaike
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Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: Mahawalathenna, Sri Lanka
Died: October 10, 2000
Sirimavo Bandaranaike served as the prime minister of Sri Lanka and was the world's first female prime minister. She was initially married to prime minister S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike and participated in charitable work for rural women. She joined the Sri Lanka Freedom Party after her husband’s assassination.
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David Bradley
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Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: York, England
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Liz Phair
(Singer)
Liz Phair
3
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, USA
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Ryan Haddon
(Journalist and News Presenter Known for Her Shows: ‘The Roseanne Show’, ‘Chronicles from California’ and ‘Hollywood Heat’)
Ryan Haddon
2
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: United States

Ryan Haddon is a seasoned journalist having worked for various publications and television networks. The daughter of a Vietnamese-Canadian actress, Ryan is popular for her the shows like NewsHour and Good Morning America. Her reporting focused on the entertainment domain. Haddon is married twice, first to actor, Christian Slater, and then to Marc Blucas. She has two children from each marriage.

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Olivia Hussey
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Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
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Leo Frank
(Criminal)
Leo Frank
2
Birth Year: 1884
Birthplace: Cuero, Texas, United States
Died: August 17, 1915
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DJ Uiagalelei
(American football player)
DJ Uiagalelei
1
Birth Year: 2001
Birthplace: United States
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Romain Grosjean
(Only Racing Driver to Hold Both the GP2 Asia Series and Main GP2 Series Titles Simultaneously)
Romain Grosjean
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland

Romain Grosjean is a racing driver who spent nine Formula One seasons with several teams. In 2011, he won the GP2 Series as well as the GP2 Asia Series, becoming the first two-time GP2 Asia champion. He currently competes in the US-based IndyCar Series.

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Dwane Casey
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)
Dwane Casey
2
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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Boomer Esiason
(Football Player)
Boomer Esiason
2
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: West Islip, New York, USA
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Luke Mitchell
(Actor, Film actor, Model)
Luke Mitchell
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Gold Coast
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Afrika Bambaataa
(DJ, Rapper, Producer)
Afrika Bambaataa
2
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
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Samira Efendi
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Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, USSR
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Anne Shirley
(Actress)
Anne Shirley
0
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: July 4, 1993
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Nicolas Claxton
(Basketball player)
Nicolas Claxton
1
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, United States
 39 
Thornton Wilder
(Playwright)
Thornton Wilder
2
Birth Year: 1897
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Died: December 7, 1975
 40 
Chandra Shekhar
(politician)
Chandra Shekhar
1
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Ibrahimpatti
Died: July 8, 2007
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Not3s
(Singer)
Not3s
0
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: London Borough of Hackney, London

Not3s is a British-Nigerian rapper, singer-songwriter, and actor. He achieved international recognition in 2017 when he released his hit song Addison Lee. Many of his singles have been featured on the UK Singles Chart as well as the UK Hip Hop and R&B Singles Chart.

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Theo Ratliff
(Basketball Player)
Theo Ratliff
0
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Demopolis, Alabama, United States
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Henry Ian Cusick
5
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Trujillo, Peru
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Cap Anson
(Baseball Player)
Cap Anson
1
Birth Year: 1852
Birthplace: Marshalltown, Iowa, United States
Died: April 14, 1922
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Harry Reasoner
(Journalist)
Harry Reasoner
2
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Dakota City, Iowa, United States
Died: August 6, 1991
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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
(Tennis player)
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
1
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Le Mans, France
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Joe Alaskey
(Comedian)
Joe Alaskey
1
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Troy, New York, United States
Died: February 3, 2016
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Myuran Sukumaran
(Drug trafficker, graphic designers)
Myuran Sukumaran
0
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: April 29, 2015
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Tony Boselli
(American Football Player)
Tony Boselli
0
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States
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Don Kirshner
(Music publisher)
Don Kirshner
1
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 17, 2011

Personality Traits & Characteristics Of Famous People Born On April 17th   

Personality
Those born on the 17th of April are extremely hard-working and are very self-disciplined. These people are able to focus on goals but occasionally tend to be a bit too serious. They require companionship because they are excellent care takers and enjoy showing others their ability to nurture. People born on April 17th are mature and balanced individuals with a lot to offer, in personal relationships as well as professional feats.

Health
Those born on April 17 often take their health for granted and tend to get sick on a fairly regular basis. This is because they often miss routine health checkups. However, when they are in a relationship, they tend to take better care of themselves. Health is not a top priority for those born on this date, so, it is important that they take an extra step to exercise and respect their bodies. These individuals have a large appetite, so additional exercise is vital.

Finance
Financial security is something that is important to those born on April 17th. Managing money tends to come easily to these individuals, because they understand the importance of being secure and comfortable in terms of their finances.

Career
These individuals strive to find a career that pays well in terms of their capabilities and rarely try to stretch themselves beyond their skills as far as career is concerned. While, they often rise to the top of their profession, they rarely go outside of what they know. This makes those born on April 17 great at their specific field. Business, medicine and finance are some of the best career options for these individuals.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Those who are born on April 17th tend to have very serious at relationships. They are cautious when it comes to love and especially marriage and will only marry someone they truly trust. It is important for these people to learn to laugh and have fun with their romantic partners, children and friends. Parenting is enjoyable for these individuals because they are easily able to put their wants and needs on the back burner for their children and loved ones.

Trivia
Lucky Colors: Red & Scarlet
Lucky Numbers: 3, 8
Lucky Days (of the Week): Tuesday & Saturday
Lucky Days (of the Month): 3rd & 8th