Famous People Born In 1968

Discover the most famous people born in 1968. The list includes people like Daniel Craig, Will Smith, Hugh Jackman, Jane Krakowski, Josh Brolin and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include football players, political leaders, models and comedians born in 1968. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
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Will Smith
(American Actor and Rapper)
Will Smith
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Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The charismatic, versatile and bankable American artist, Will Smith, tasted early success with rapping. A successful transition into films and television soon followed and made Smith a phenomenal success. With solid earnings, he has also frequently secured himself a place in the list of highest paid actors in world.

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Hugh Jackman
(Australian Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Logan / Wolverine’ in the ‘X-Men’ Film Series)
Hugh Jackman
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 12th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Australian actor Hugh Jackman’s Hollywood debut in the film X-Men made him a transatlantic actor and he went on to do the X-Men film series from 2000 to 2018. Some of his other prominent films are Kate & Leopold, Les Misérables, The Greatest Showman, The Prestige and Australia. He is also a singer, songwriter and a dancer.

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Daniel Craig
(English Actor Who Became Popular for Portraying the Secret Agent James Bond)
Daniel Craig
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 2nd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chester, Cheshire, England

An English actor who achieved international fame when he began starring as the title character in the James Bond film series, Daniel Craig is known for his rugged good looks and raw sex appeal. Beginning his career in the early 1990s as a theater actor, he soon ventured into cinema as well. He has been nominated for many awards.

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Terry Crews
(Actor, American Football Player)
Terry Crews
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, United States

Terrence Crews is an actor, comedian, activist and a body-builder. He’s also a former professional football player. He has starred in sitcoms like Everybody Hates Chris and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Plus, he has acted in many movies including the Expendables series. In 2017, Crews talked about a sexual assault on him by a Hollywood executive. He fiercely advocates for women's rights.

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Owen Wilson
(Famous for Starring in Comedies Like ‘The Royal Tenenbaums,’ ‘Wedding Crashers,’ and ‘Zoolander’)
Owen Wilson
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Birthdate: 18th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

Comic actor, screenwriter and producer, Owen Wilson has earned praise for acting in movies like Wedding Crashers, Midnight in Paris, Inherent Vice and The Royal Tenenbaums, the last of which he also co-wrote with his long-time friend, Wes Anderson. The charming actor has also lent his voice to animation movies like Fantastic Mr. Fox, Free Birds and Cars film series.

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Celine Dion
(Canadian Singer Known for Her Songs: ‘My Heart Will Go On’ and ‘The Power of Love’)
Celine Dion
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Listed In: Pop Singers
Birthdate: 30th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charlemagne, Canada

Celine Dion is a Canadian singer renowned for her powerful voice. Having sold more than 200 million records worldwide, Dion is one of the best-selling singers ever. Widely regarded as one of the most influential pop singers of her generation, Celine Dion's works have inspired other popular singers, such as Christina Aguilera, Rihanna, Jennifer Hudson, Katy Perry, and Ariana Grande.

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Brendan Fraser
(Best Known for His Role as 'Rick O'Connell' in 'The Mummy' Film Trilogy)
Brendan Fraser
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Brendan Fraser is the quintessential comical action hero of Hollywood. As a result of the stunts performed by him in movies, he has had to undergo many surgeries, including a laminectomy and partial knee replacement. He is also a successful amateur photographer and serves on the board of directors for a non-profit humanitarian organization called FilmAid International.

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Gillian Anderson
(Actress)
Gillian Anderson
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 9th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Guy Fieri
(American Restaurateur and Host of Several 'Food Network' Television Shows)
Guy Fieri
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States

Primarily a restaurateur, Guy Fieri is a testimony to the fact that any professional can become famous if they are passionate enough in doing what they do best. From being a restaurateur, he went on to become a TV personality, hosting shows for Food Network channel. By mid-2010, he had become the face of the network.

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Lucy Liu
(Famous for Her Role in TV Series 'Ally McBeal' and Two 'Charlie's Angels' films.)
Lucy Liu
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 2nd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jackson Heights, New York, United States

American actress, Lucy Liu, shot to fame with television series Ally McBeal and later proved her acting skills with films like Charlie's Angels, Kill Bill, Volume 1, Shanghai Noon and television series Elementary and Southland. Intelligent and multitalented, she has voiced animated films, turned producer/director, made her Broadway debut and last but not the least, is also a visual artist.

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Kristin Chenoweth
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 24th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States

Kristin Chenoweth studied opera before stepping into musical theater. The Emmy- and Tony-winner has worked in Broadway plays and is mostly known for her character roles in movies. The Pushing Daisies actor had her own sitcom, has written a memoir, has done voice roles, and has released an album, too.

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Beetlejuice
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Birthdate: 2nd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey

Despite being born with conditions like microcephaly and dwarfism, Beetlejuice went on to become a popular film, radio, and TV personality. A prominent member of Wack Pack, which is part of The Howard Stern Show, Beetlejuice was named the greatest Wack Packer ever by Howard Stern in 2015.

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Naomi Watts
(Actress)
Naomi Watts
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shoreham, England

One of the most beautiful actresses of her generation, Naomi Watts has been featured in the world's most beautiful women lists by magazines like Maxim and People. Also a well-known philanthropist, Watts is associated with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) as its goodwill ambassador. She uses her fame to help people suffering from AIDS.

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Kylie Minogue
(Her Single 'Can't Get You Out of My Head' Became One of The Most Successful Singles of The 2000s)
Kylie Minogue
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Listed In: Pop Singers
Birthdate: 28th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Regarded as a timeless icon, Kylie Minogue is one of the most popular singer-songwriters of her generation. Referred to as the Princess of Pop and Goddess of Pop, she is the best-selling female Australian musician of all time. Also known as the Mother of Reinvention, Kylie is revered for her contribution to fashion and music.

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Ashley Judd
(Best Known for Her Role in the Movie 'Double Jeopardy')
Ashley Judd
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 19th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Ashley Judd is a popular American actress who is vocal about topics, such as sexual assault. As a three-time rape survivor—as claimed by her—Ashley serves as an inspiration to rape survivors around the world. Known for her humanitarian work, Ashley has worked on gender equality for over a decade. She is also famous for her political activities.

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LL Cool J
(Known for His Album ‘Mama Said Knock You Out’ One of the Best Albums of All Time)
LL Cool J
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 14th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bay Shore, New York, United States

LL Cool J is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and record producer. Such is his popularity that LL Cool J was named on VH1's list of 100 Greatest Artists Of All Time in 2010. In 2017, he became the first rapper to be awarded the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors. Over the years, Cool J has had a profound influence on hip-hop.

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Josh Brolin
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States

Mainly known for portraying villainous roles, Josh Brolin has worked with a number of big directors like Woody Allen, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino and Oliver Stone. No Country for Old Men, Milk, Gangster Squad, W and Deadpool 2 are some of his notable movies. The role of the warlord Thanos in the Avengers film series made him an international star.

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Tony Hawk
(Pioneer of Modern Vertical Skateboarding)
Tony Hawk
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Listed In: Skateboarders
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Carlsbad, California, United States

Tony Hawk, nicknamed The Birdman, reinvented vertical skateboarding and became the first person to complete the "900" skateboarding trick. He owns a video game series, has launched a YouTube channel, and has collaborated to create the Emojipedia skateboarding emoji. The Birdhouse owner also contributes to building skateparks for the underprivileged.

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Lisa Marie Presley
(Singer-songwriter & the Only Child of Elvis Presley)
Lisa Marie Presley
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Birthdate: 1st February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: January 12, 2023

The only child of the legendary singer and musician, Elvis Presley, Lisa Marie Presley fought her addiction with drugs during her teens and later launched herself as singer-songwriter with her debut album To Whom It May Concern. It was followed by two more commercially and critically successful albums. Lisa Marie Presley has also earned appreciation for her numerous philanthropic work.

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Kurt Angle
(Former American Professional Wrestler and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Kurt Angle
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States

Olympic gold-medal-winning wrestler Kurt Angle is a 13-time world champion. He became a Triple Crown champion and a Grand Slam champion with WWE before joining TNA. He has been named to the WWE, the TNA, and the International Sports Halls of Fame. He has also participated in Japanese wrestling championships.

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Gary Coleman
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Role as ‘Arnold Jackson’ in the Sitcom ‘Diff'rent Strokes’)
Gary Coleman
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Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zion, Illinois, United States
Died: May 28, 2010
Gary Coleman, who topped VHI’s list of the 100 Greatest Kid Stars, was best known to fans as Arnold Jackson from the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes and for The Gary Coleman Show. A congenital kidney disease and hormonal issues led to his short 4’8” frame. He struggled with financial issues later.
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Sam Rockwell
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Daly City, California, United States

Actor Sam Rockwell has been active in Hollywood since the late 1980s. He had a moderately successful career during his early years and became internationally famous only in recent years. He won Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the movie, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

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Traci Lords
(Actress)
Traci Lords
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Birthdate: 7th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Steubenville, Ohio, United States

Traci Lords' journey as the most sought-after pornographic actress to a mainstream actress in Hollywood has been very inspirational. She then went on to establish herself as a singer, writer, and fashion model. She has also voiced her support for the LGBT community and has worked towards encouraging homeless teens and runaways get off the streets.

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Jim Caviezel
(Actor Known for His Role as ‘Jesus Christ’ in the Film ‘The Passion of the Christ’)
Jim Caviezel
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
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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Thom Yorke
(Singer, Musician, Songwriter)
Thom Yorke
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wellingborough

English musician, Thom Yorke, is the main vocalist and songwriter of the rock band Radiohead. He is a multi-instrumentalist as well. Active in the music industry for over 35 years, he performs both as part of his band and as a solo artist. He is a human rights activist and also supports animal rights, environmental and anti-war causes.

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Marc Anthony
(Top-Selling 'Salsa' Artist of All Time)
Marc Anthony
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Marc Anthony is a singer-songwriter, television producer, and actor. He is the top-selling salsa artist in history, for which he entered the Guinness Book of Records. Also a well-known philanthropist, Marc Anthony helped launch the Maestro Cares Foundation, which helps orphans and teenagers around the world.

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Bill Burr
(Is an American Comedian, Actor, Writer)
Bill Burr
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Birthdate: 10th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Canton, Massachusetts, United States
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Helen McCrory
(Actress)
Helen McCrory
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Died: April 16, 2021

Helen McCrory is a British actress known for playing real-life characters in films. In the 2017 New Year Honours, McCrory was appointed OBE for services to drama. Apart from being an actress, she also works closely with the London-based children's charity Scene & Heard, contributing as one of its honorary patrons.

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Catherine Bell
(Actress Known for Her Roles in the TV Series 'JAG', 'Army Wives' and 'The Good Witch')
Catherine Bell
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 14th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England

Catherine Bell is an actress, producer, and model. She is best known for her roles in the TV series JAG and Army Wives. As a young woman, she enrolled at UCLA but dropped out to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. She struggled for a few years but was eventually able to establish herself as a versatile actress. 

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Barry Sanders
(American Former Professional Football Player Who Played in the Running Back Position)
Barry Sanders
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Birthdate: 16th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States

Barry Sanders is a former professional American footballer who spent all his playing years with the Detroit Lions of NFL. Widely considered one of the greatest running backs in the history of National Football League, Barry Sanders has been made an inductee to Kansas Sports Hall of Fame, Michigan Sports Hall of Fame, and the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.

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Timothy Olyphant
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 20th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Timothy Olyphant became known to a wider audience when he portrayed the character of a righteous, brooding Sheriff in the HBO series Deadwood, which ran from 2004 to 2006. He later played the same role in the 2019 film Deadwood: The Movie. He received critical acclaim for playing the role of a deputy US Marshall in the television series Justified.

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Jane Krakowski
(Actress and Comedian Best Known for Her Role as ‘Jenna Maroney’ in the NBC Comedy Series ‘30 Rock’)
Jane Krakowski
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Birthdate: 11th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey, United States
Jane Krakowski is best known for her Emmy-nominated portrayal of Jenna Maroney in 30 Rock. Fans also loved her in the films Pixels and Ice Age, and as Jacqueline White in the series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. A talented theater actor, she has won a Tony and two Drama Desk awards.
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Kenny Chesney
(Country Musician Who has Received Twelve 'Country Music Association Awards' & Eleven 'Academy of Country Music Awards')
Kenny Chesney
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Listed In: Guitarists
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Country singer Kenneth Chesney has over 40 Top 10 Billboard tracks to his credit. He has won six Academy of Country Music awards and nine Country Music Association awards. He also co-directed the ESPN film The Boys of Fall. His Flip-Flop Summer Tour was the highest-grossing country tour of 2007. 
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Molly Ringwald
(Actress and Singer)
Molly Ringwald
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Roseville, California, United States
Molly Ringwald is best known for her award-winning portrayals in the movies Sixteen Candles, For Keeps, and The Breakfast Club. She is part of the “Brat Pack,” which stars mostly in coming-of-age/teenage movies. She has also appeared in the series Riverdale, released a jazz record, and translated a French book.
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Jeri Ryan
(Actress)
Jeri Ryan
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
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Cuba Gooding Jr.
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 2nd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Cuba Gooding Jr., son of soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr., shot to fame with his Academy Award-winning role of Rod Tidwell in Jerry Maguire. He has played real-life characters O.J Simpson and Ben Carson on TV. His other notable projects include Pearl Harbor and As Good As It Gets.
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Aidan Gillen
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 24th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Aidan Gillen is best known as Petyr Baelish from the iconic series Game of Thrones and as Tommy Carcetti from The Wire. He has also appeared in Project Blue Book, Peaky Blinders, and the Maze Runner movies. A talented theater actor, he has earned a Drama Desk Award nomination, too.
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Eric Bana
(Actor and Comedian)
Eric Bana
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Birthdate: 9th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Eric Bana, better known as Nero from Star Trek, initially gained fame with the series Full Frontal. The Australian actor made a mark in Hollywood with movies such as Hulk, Troy, and Munich. He loves racing and donates to charities related to causes such as mental-illness awareness and animal welfare.

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Tracy Morgan
(Actor)
Tracy Morgan
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Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
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Lucy Lawless
(New Zealand Actress Best Known for Her Role as 'Xena' in the Television Series 'Xena: Warrior Princess')
Lucy Lawless
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand

Lucy Lawless is a New Zealand singer and actress best known for her portrayal of Xena in the popular TV series Xena: Warrior Princess. She is also known for playing Lucretia in Spartacus: Blood and Sand, which earned her the 2010 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television. Lucy Lawless is also involved in charity work.

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Daniel Dae Kim
(played Jin-Soo Kwon in the popular television show Lost and later joined the CBS show Hawaii Five-0)
Daniel Dae Kim
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Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
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Michelle Thomas
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
Died: December 22, 1998

Michelle Thomas was an American comedian and actress known for playing important roles in popular TV series, such as The Cosby Show and Family Matters. Thomas had a promising start—even before commencing her acting career Thomas was crowned International Queen in a pageant—but her career and life were cut short by cancer and she died at the age of 30.

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Kelly Hu
(Actress, Former Fashion Model and Beauty-Queen)
Kelly Hu
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 13th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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. 
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Rachael Ray
(American Celebrity Chef and Host of the Food Network Show ‘30 Minute Meals’)
Rachael Ray
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Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warrensburg, New York, United States
Celebrity chef Rachael Ray is best known for her Food Network show 30 Minute Meals. She also made waves with her talk show Rachael Ray and her culinary shows such as Rachael Ray's Tasty Travels. She has also authored several cookbooks and launched the magazine Every Day with Rachael Ray.
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Paolo Maldini
(Italian Former Football Player Who Played as a Defender)
Paolo Maldini
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Listed In: Football Players
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milan, Italy

Paolo Maldini is an Italian former professional footballer widely regarded as one of the greatest ever defenders. He played primarily as a left-back and central defender and was affiliated with Milan and the Italian national team. Currently, he is serving as the technical director for Milan. He is also the co-owner of the USL Championship club Miami FC.  

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Debra Messing
(American Actress Known for Her TV Series: ‘Ned and Stacey' and ‘Will & Grace’)
Debra Messing
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 15th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Debra Messing is an American actress who received five Primetime Emmy and seven Golden Globe nominations for her portrayal of Grace Adler in the popular sitcom Will & Grace. For her contribution to television, Debra Messing was honored with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2017. 

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Vanessa Marcil
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indio, California, United States

Vanessa Marcil is an American actress. Over the years, Vanessa Marcil has contributed to the success of TV series, such as Beverly Hills, 90210, Las Vegas, and General Hospital. Also known for her good looks, Vanessa Marcil has been honored with awards, such as the Hottest Female Star award at Soap Opera Digest Awards.

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Shaggy
(Reggae Musician & DJ With Hits Like 'It Wasn't Me'. 'Boombastic' and 'In The Summertime')
Shaggy
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Jamaican reggae singer Orville Richard Burrell, better known as Shaggy, has delivered international hits such as It Wasn't Me and In The Summertime. The two-time Grammy-winning artist was also bestowed with the Jamaican Order of Distinction. He was part of the U.S. Marine Corps during Operation Desert Storm.

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Parker Posey
(Queen of the Indies)
Parker Posey
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore
Parker Posey, also known as the “Queen of the Indies,” is best known for her work with Christopher Guest in his mockumentaries such as Waiting for Guffman and A Mighty Wind. Audiences also loved her in the series Lost in Space and Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay.
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Michael Weatherly
(Best Known For His Portrayal of 'Anthony DiNozzo' on the Hit CBS Series 'NCIS')
Michael Weatherly
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Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Michael Weatherly is an American actor, director, and producer. He is best known for portraying Anthony DiNozzo in the TV series NCIS. Michael Weatherly became involved in a controversy in 2019 when actress Eliza Dushku accused him of sexual harassment on the set of the legal drama television series Bull. Dushku was subsequently fired from the series.