Famous People Born In 1973

Discover the most famous people born in 1973. The list includes people like Paul Walker, Seth MacFarlane, Sachin Tendulkar, Larry Page, Kristen Wiig and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include football players, composers, models and directors born in 1973. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Australia and many more countries.
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Paul Walker
(Best Known for His Role as 'Brian O'Conner' in the 'Fast & Furious' Franchise)
Paul Walker
96
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States
Died: November 30, 2013

Actor Paul Walker is remembered for his role as Brian O'Conner in the Fast & Furious franchise. A talented star who made his debut as a child actor, he was known for taking up challenging roles, especially in action films. Besides acting, he had a keen interest in marine biology. He was killed in a tragic car accident in 2013.

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Kate Beckinsale
(Actress and Model)
Kate Beckinsale
105
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 26th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England

Kate Beckinsale is an English actress and model and has worked in films such as Pearl Harbor, Serendipity, The Aviator, Contraband and Total Recall and received critical acclaim for her performance in the film Love and Friendship. She has also worked in various stage and radio productions. The British Heart Foundation is one of the charities that she promotes.

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Jim Parsons
125
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

In 2018, Jim Parsons was named by Forbes as the world's highest-paid TV actor. His role as Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang Theory has played a major role in determining his success as a TV actor. Apart from making him rich, the series was also responsible for earning him a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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James Marsden
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 18th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States

James Marsden is an American former model, actor, and singer. His portrayal of Cyclops in the X-Men superhero film series played a major role in the overall success of the franchise. Refusing to fall prey to stereotypes, James Marsden transitioned to comedy films before working in independent films. He has also had a successful career in music.

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Seth MacFarlane
(Known for Creating the Television Series Family Guy, American Dad, the Cleveland Show, and the Orville)
Seth MacFarlane
53
Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kent, Connecticut, United States

Seth MacFarlane is best known as the creator of animated television series Family Guy and American Dad. He won many awards for Family Guy, including couple of Emmys. He also created and starred in the sci-fi comedy-drama television series The Orville. He’s worked in films too and acted in and directed Ted and Ted 2. He is also an accomplished singer.

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Pharrell Williams
(Lead Vocalist of the of the Hip Hop Band ‘N.E.R.D’)
Pharrell Williams
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Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Rapper-singer Pharrell Williams began his career with The Neptunes, the record-production duo he had formed with Chad Hugo. He was also part of the band N.E.R.D., as its lead vocalist. He is known for his Academy Award-nominated song Happy from the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack and his 13 Grammy wins.
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Neil Patrick Harris
(American Actor Who is Mainly Known for his Comedic Television Roles and Dramatic and Musical Stage Roles)
Neil Patrick Harris
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 15th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

An American actor, comedian, magician, and singer, Neil Patrick Harris serves as an inspiration to the entire LGBT community as he became the first openly gay man to host the Oscars in 2015. Five years prior in 2010, he was named in Time magazine's list of 100 Most Influential People.

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Dave Chappelle
(Stand-up Comedian Best Known for His Comedy Sketch Series 'Chappelle's Show')
Dave Chappelle
59
Birthdate: 24th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

American comedian, writer and actor, Dave Chappelle, is best known for the Chappelle’s Show, the acclaimed Comedy Central show which brought him much popularity before he decided to call it quits in its third season. He later released award winning comedy specials with Netflix. Dave has also featured in numerous films like Half Baked and A Star Is Born.

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Neve Campbell
(Canadian Actress who is Known for Her Work in the Drama and Horror Genres)
Neve Campbell
39
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 3rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guelph, Canada

Neve Campbell impressed fans with her performance as Sidney in the Scream franchise. She is also known for her roles in the series Party of Five and House of Cards and the film Wild Things. A trained ballerina, Neve is mostly seen in films of the thriller or horror genre.

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Adrien Brody
(Actor and Producer Best Known for His Role in the Movie ‘The Pianist’)
Adrien Brody
37
Birthdate: 14th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Woodhaven, New York, United States

Adrien Brody is best known for his Academy Award-winning performance as Polish pianist Władysław Szpilman in The Pianist. He also invited controversy for kissing Halle Berry on stage. Fans loved him in the Wes Anderson films The Darjeeling Limited and The Grand Budapest Hotel, and the series Peaky Blinders.

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Vera Farmiga
(Actress)
Vera Farmiga
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 6th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Clifton, New Jersey, United States

Vera Farmiga is a famous American actress and filmmaker. She is widely regarded as one of the most popular scream queens of Hollywood, thanks to her roles in movies like The Conjuring, Annabelle Comes Home, Joshua, and Orphan.

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Lena Headey
(Portrayed Cersei Lannister in HBO Series 'Game of Thrones' )
Lena Headey
50
Birthdate: 3rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hamilton, Bermuda
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Larry Page
(Co-founder of Google)
Larry Page
72
Listed In: CEOs
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States

Larry Page is an American Internet entrepreneur and computer scientist. As one of the co-founders of the multinational technology company Google, Larry Page effectively changed the way the world functions today as Google is a synonym for a search engine in many parts of the world. Unsurprisingly, he became a billionaire after co-founding Google.

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Heidi Klum
(The First German Model to Become a Victoria's Secret Angel)
Heidi Klum
79
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bergisch Gladbach, Germany

German-American model and TV host, Heidi Klum has been featured on the cover of French, Portuguese, German, and Spanish Vogue magazines. She was the first German model to become a Victoria's Secret Angel. After a successful modeling career, she became a TV host in the 2000s. She is actively involved in philanthropic endeavors. 

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Kristen Wiig
(Actress, Comedian)
Kristen Wiig
37
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canandaigua, New York, United States

Like many American comedians, Kristen Wiig is also a product of the television show, Saturday Night Live. She then became a successful writer and earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay for her work in the film Bridesmaids (2011). An influential woman, Kristen was named in Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World list in 2012.

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Sergey Brin
(Co-Founder of 'Google')
Sergey Brin
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Google co-founder Sergey Brin also served as the president of Alphabet Inc. The seventh-richest person in the world as of 2020, Brin earlier dropped his PhD plans at Stanford, following which he and Larry Page launched Google in a garage. He is a devoted philanthropist and a Democratic Party donor.
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Akon
(Solo R&B and Hip-Hop Artist to Hold Both No.1 & No.2 Position at Billboard Hot 100 Simultaneously Twice)
Akon
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 16th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Akon is one of the most successful R&B, hip hop and rap singers in the world. His albums Trouble, Konvicted, Freedom, El Negreeto and Akonda have many chartbusters songs. He has also founded record labels Akonik Label Group, KonLive Distribution and Konvict Mizik. He courted controversy in 2007 for an onstage act involving simulated sex with a 15-year-old girl.

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Andrew Lincoln
(English Actor Known for His TV Series: ‘This Life’, ‘Teachers’ and ‘Afterlife’)
Andrew Lincoln
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Andrew Lincoln is best known for his Saturn Award-winning role of Rick Grimes in the horror series The Walking Dead. He has also played significant roles in the series This Life, Teachers, and Afterlife, and the movie Love Actually, and has appeared in plays such as A Christmas Carol.
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Patrick Wilson
(Actor and singer Best Known for His Role as ‘Joe Pitt’ in the TV Miniseries ‘Angels in America’)
Patrick Wilson
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 3rd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States

Patrick Wilson is an American actor, director, and singer. He is known for his contribution across all the three major acting mediums. Well-known for playing demonologist Ed Warren in popular supernatural horror film, The Conjuring, Patrick Wilson is often cast in horror films, due to which he has earned a reputation as a scream king in Hollywood.

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Rose McGowan
(Known for Her Performance in the Dark Comedy 'The Doom Generation')
Rose McGowan
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Certaldo, Italy

Rose McGowan is popular for being an actress and activist. She has always been vocal about various issues, especially sexual abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein. She also supported Tara Reade and criticized celebrities for supporting Joe Biden, who was accused of sexual assault by the former. In 2017, she was voted Time magazine's Person of the Year.

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Jennifer Esposito
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: ‘Crash’, ‘Summer of Sam’, ‘Don't Say a Word’ & ‘Taxi’)
Jennifer Esposito
36
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 11th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, United States

Jennifer Esposito is an American actress who despite suffering from celiac disease, the details of which she has written in her book Jennifer's Way, went on to establish herself in the entertainment industry. Apart from being an actress and author, Jennifer also serves as the brand ambassador for Eclair Naturals, a body and skin care line.

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Nas
(One of the Most Influential and Greatest Rappers of All Time)
Nas
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Crown Heights, New York, United States

Widely considered one of the greatest rappers ever, Nas has seven platinum and multi-platinum albums under his belt in the US. In 2006, he was ranked fifth on MTV's The Greatest MCs of All Time list. In 2012, he was ranked second on the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time list published by The Source. He is also an entrepreneur.

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Corey Taylor
(Lead Vocalist and Lyricist of the Bands ‘Slipknot’ and ‘Stone Sour’)
Corey Taylor
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Corey Taylor is a heavy metal singer and the lead vocalist of Stone Sour and Slipknot. He has also been associated with bands such as Apocalyptica, Anthrax, and Soulfly. He has struggled with alcoholism and drug addiction in the past and has released a tell-all autobiography named Seven Deadly Sins.
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Kathryn Hahn
(Best Known for Her Role as 'Lily Lebowski' in the NBC Crime Drama Series 'Crossing Jordan')
Kathryn Hahn
38
Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Westchester, Illinois, United States
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Ole Gunnar Solskjær
(Norwegian Professional Football Manager and Former Player Who Played as a Forward)
Ole Gunnar Solskjær
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kristiansund, Norway

Former Norwegian football player, Ole Gunnar Solskjær was one of the most successful players of Manchester United and scored 126 goals for it. He famously scored the winning goal against Bayern Munich in the 1999 Champions League final to secure a treble for the Manchester United. Post retirement, he began his coaching career and is currently the manager of Manchester United.

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Shannon Elizabeth
(Actress and Poker Player Best Known for Her Films: ‘American Pie’, ‘Scary Movie’, and ‘Love Actually’)
Shannon Elizabeth
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 7th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Shannon Elizabeth is best known as Nadia from the iconic sex comedy American Pie. She also appeared in films such as Scary Movie and Thirteen Ghosts, and on shows such as Celebrity Big Brother and Dancing with the Stars. She now manages her non-profit Animal Avengers in South Africa. 
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Mario Lopez
(Famous for Portraying ‘A.C. Slater’ in ‘Saved by the Bell’)
Mario Lopez
16
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Mario Lopez is best known as A.C. Slater from Saved by the Bell and its sequels. He has appeared on Dancing with the Stars, has co-hosted The X Factor, and hosted his own radio show. He has written three books, including a bestseller, and is trained in martial arts.
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Roselyn Sánchez
(Singer-songwriter, Actress)
Roselyn Sánchez
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 2nd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Roselyn Sánchez is a Puerto Rican singer, dancer, songwriter, actress, model, producer, and writer. She is best known for playing Elena Delgado in the popular police procedural drama TV series Without a Trace, for which she received the 2008 ALMA Award. Roselyn Sánchez also works with organizations like Fundación de Niños San Jorge, which helps sick children from poor families.

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Sasha Alexander
(Actress Known for Her Roles in TV Series: ‘NCIS’, ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ and ‘Dawson's Creek’)
Sasha Alexander
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Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Active in Hollywood for over two decades, actress Sasha Alexander began her career in theater. Soon, she moved on to TV and appeared in a few shows before gaining popularity. She has also acted in many short films and feature films and is the winner of one People's Choice Award. One interesting fact about her is that she is multilingual.

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Sean Paul
(Jamaican Singer and Rapper)
Sean Paul
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Listed In: Rappers
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Sean Paul is a Jamaican recording artist and producer, widely considered one of dancehall's most prolific artists. He is best known for his singles, Temperature and Get Busy. Most of his albums have received Grammy nominations under the Best Reggae Album category.

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Roberto Carlos
(Brazilian Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Left-Back)
Roberto Carlos
25
Listed In: Football Players
Birthdate: 10th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Garça, São Paulo, Brazil

A major force behind Brazil’s World Cup win in 2002, Roberto Carlos was born into a poor peasant family and grew up working on his family farm. He soared to fame during his 11-season stint with Real Madrid, winning four La Liga titles and three UEFA Champions Leagues with them.

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Edge
(One of The Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Edge
31
Listed In: WWE Wrestlers
Birthdate: 30th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Orangeville, Canada
Canadian wrestler Edge is a seven-time World Heavyweight champion. He competed in the 2020 Royal Rumble match after a 9-year hiatus due to neck injuries. He has appeared as Dwight Hendrickson in Haven and as Ketill Flatnose in Vikings. He was also part of the film Highlander: Endgame.
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Juliette Lewis
(Actress, Musician)
Juliette Lewis
36
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Daughter of actor Geoffrey Lewis, Juliette Lewis gained fame as a child actor. She is best known for her Academy Award- and Golden Globe-winning role in Cape Fear. She won the Pasinetti Award for Natural Born Killers and has also been part of a rock band. She also follows Scientology.
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Ryan Giggs
(Welsh Football Coach and Former Player)
Ryan Giggs
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Canton, Cardiff, Wales
Welsh midfielder Ryan Giggs has had a successful 24-year stint with Manchester United as a senior player and has also served as their interim coach. He has won 13 Premier League titles with the club and was the first player with two consecutive PFA Young Player of the Year awards.
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David Muir
(Journalist)
David Muir
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Birthdate: 8th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York
Multiple Emmy- and Edward R. Murrow Award-winning anchor David Muir is best known as a co-host of 20/20 and ABC's World News. His coverage of the 9/11 attacks earned him a National Headliner Award. One of the most-watched U.S. journalists, he was named to People's 2014 Sexiest Men Alive list. 
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Tara Strong
(Voice Actor)
Tara Strong
25
Listed In: Voice Actors
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Tara Strong has voiced countless animated characters, such as Dil Pickles in Rugrats, Bubbles in The Powerpuff Girls, and Twilight Sparkle in My Little Pony. She has also voiced for video games such as Mortal Kombat X. She now runs VoiceStarz, a company that helps people build careers in voice-acting.
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Adam Scott
(Actor)
Adam Scott
11
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santa Cruz, California, United States
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Steve McNair
(American Football Player)
Steve McNair
22
Birthdate: 14th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mount Olive, Mississippi, USA
Died: July 4, 2009
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Seth Meyers
(Host of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' and Former Cast Member of 'Saturday Night Live;)
Seth Meyers
20
Birthdate: 28th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Seth Adam Meyers is best known as the host of Late Night with Seth Meyers. He was a writer and cast member of Saturday Night Live and won several awards for his work, including a Peabody Award and an Emmy. He also hosted SNL’s Weekend Update segment.
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Sachin Tendulkar
(One of the Greatest Batsmen in the History of Cricket)
Sachin Tendulkar
70
Listed In: Cricketers
Birthdate: 24th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Often referred to as the God of Cricket in India, Sachin Tendulkar is a retired cricketer. Also known for his humility on and off the field, Sachin is one of the most revered, celebrated, and decorated cricketers. Considered one of the greatest batsmen of all time, Sachin Tendulkar played a key role in turning India into a cricket-frenzy nation.

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Holly Marie Combs
(Actress & Producer)
Holly Marie Combs
6
Birthdate: 3rd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

Holly Marie Combs is an American actress best known for playing Piper Halliwell in the popular supernatural fantasy drama TV series Charmed, for which she was honored at the RATTY Awards. After starting her acting career at age 14, Holly Marie Combs went on to establish herself in the film and TV industry. She is also a certified scuba diver.

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Ichiro Suzuki
(The First Japanese-born Position Player to be Posted and Signed to an MLB Club)
Ichiro Suzuki
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Aichi, Japan

Ichiro Suzuki is a Japanese former baseball player who played as an outfielder in top-level professional leagues, including Major League Baseball (MLB). Also a popular player at the Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan, Suzuki became the first MLB player to be inducted into the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame

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Jalen Rose
(Basketball player)
Jalen Rose
14
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
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Ioan Gruffudd
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Llwydcoed, Aberdare, Wales

Ioan Gruffudd is a Welsh actor known for playing important roles in popular American films, such as 102 Dalmatians, Black Hawk Down, and San Andreas. An accomplished oboist and singer during his teenage years, Ioan Gruffudd gave up music in order to focus on his career as an actor.

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David Bromstad
(Designer, TV Personality and Winner of the 1st Season of the Reality Show 'HGTV Design Star')
David Bromstad
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Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cokato, Minnesota, United States
David Bromstad is an American television personality and designer who won the first season of the popular reality competition TV show HGTV Design Star in 2006. After winning the show, he landed an opportunity to host his own television shows on HGTV. He also has a line of accessories and home furniture available through Grandin Road.
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Oscar De La Hoya
(American Boxing Promoter and Former Professional Boxer)
Oscar De La Hoya
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Listed In: Boxers
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montebello, California, United States

Oscar De La Hoya is an American retired boxer who won 11 world titles between 1992 and 2008 in six weight classes. Dubbed the Golden Boy of Boxing, Oscar De La Hoya won a gold medal for America at the 1992 Summer Olympics. In 1995, he was named Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine.

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Mos Def
(Rapper, Actor)
Mos Def
11
Birthdate: 11th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Thuy Trang
(Vietnamese-American Actress, Known for Her Role as ‘Trini Kwan’ in the TV Series ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’)
Thuy Trang
37
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 14th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Died: September 3, 2001

Thuy Trang was a Vietnamese-American actress who is remembered for her portrayal of the first Yellow Ranger on the popular TV series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Unfortunately, she joined the infamous 27 Club when she passed away after suffering internal injuries caused by a car accident on September 3, 2001, in San Francisco, California, USA.

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Terrell Owens
(One of the Greatest Football Wide Receivers of All Time)
Terrell Owens
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Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alexander City, Alabama, United States

Terrell Owens is a former American football player who played for popular teams like San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles, and Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL) in a career spanning 16 years. Considered one of the greatest American footballers of his generation, Terrell Owens was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018.

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Michael Ealy
(Actor Known for His Roles in the Films: ‘Barbershop’, ‘2 Fast 2 Furious’ and ‘Think Like a Man’)
Michael Ealy
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

Actor, Michael Ealy, is best known for his role in the drama film, For Colored Girls. An alumnus of the University of Maryland, he began his acting career in the late 1990s. Initially, he appeared in many off-Broadway stage productions. He transitioned to films soon and didn’t take long to establish himself as a sought-out actor.