Famous People Born Today

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Elisabeth Shue
(Best Known for Her Role in the Film 'Leaving Las Vegas' and TV Series ' CSI: Crime Scene Investigation')
Elisabeth Shue
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States

American actress, Elisabeth Shue, is best known for her roles in the films like The Karate Kid, Cocktail, Leaving Las Vegas, The Saint, Hollow Man, Deconstructing Harry, Hide and Seek and Greyhound and has shared screen space with some of the greatest actors of all time. She has also worked in television and has won several awards for her acting.

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LeBron James Jr.
(Son of LeBron James)
LeBron James Jr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birth Year: 2004
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio

LeBron James Jr., popularly known as Bronny James, is an American basketball player. The son of popular professional basketball player LeBron James, LeBron James Jr. has followed in the footsteps of his father, proving to be an important player for his team at school. Apart from playing basketball, he also creates content for the popular e-sports team FaZe Clan.

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Jazz Jennings
(LGBTQ Rights Activist, Internet Personality, Spokesmodel)
Jazz Jennings
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Listed In: Activists
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Florida
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Carole Lombard
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Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S.
Died: 1942

Carole Lombard was part of hits such as No Man of Her Own, To Be or Not to Be, and Mr. & Mrs. Smith, before dying in a plane crash at 33. She had redefined the screwball comedy genre. She was married to Hollywood legends William Powell and Clark Gable. 

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Jenny Lind
(One of the Most Highly Regarded Singers of the 19th Century)
Jenny Lind
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Listed In: Singers
Birth Year: 1820
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 1887
Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind, also known as the "Swedish Nightingale,” was a prominent 19th-century soprano and performed all over Europe. She also donated generously to various charities, especially to the cause of free schools in Sweden. She also taught at the Royal College of Music in London. 
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Tony Dungy
(American Football Player & Coach)
Tony Dungy
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Jackson, Michigan, United States

Former American football player and coach, Tony Dungy, currently works as an advisor for the professional football team, The Houston Texans. An evangelical Christian, Dungy has been an integral part of several community service organizations over the years. Also a writer, Dungy claims that his memoir Quiet Strength has touched the lives of many.

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Ryan ToysReview
(YouTuber)
Ryan ToysReview
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birth Year: 2010
Birthplace: Texas, United States
The star of his family's YouTube channel, Ryan's World, Ryan Kaji is one of the highest-paid YouTube stars. Starting at age 3, his very first video has been viewed over 50 million times. It doesn't end there - each of his videos gets an average of about 50 million views.
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Trevor Lawrence
(American football player)
Trevor Lawrence
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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Amy Jo Johnson
(Known for Her Roles as ‘Kimberly Hart’ on ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’, ‘Julie Emrick’ on ‘Felicity’)
Amy Jo Johnson
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Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Dennis, Massachusetts, United States

Amy Jo Johnson is an American-Canadian filmmaker, actress, singer, and songwriter. Over the years, Johnson has been honored at several important film festivals including Long Island Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival. A multi-talented personality, Amy Jo Johnson has also directed a couple of films like Tammy's Always Dying and The Space Between.

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Le Corbusier
(Architect)
Le Corbusier
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Listed In: Architects
Birth Year: 1887
Birthplace: La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Died: 1965

Le Corbusier was a Swiss-French designer, painter, architect, writer, and urban planner. He was one of the pioneers of modern architecture. During his illustrious career, which spanned 50 years, Le Corbusier designed buildings in India, Japan, Europe, and North and South America. He is also credited with revolutionizing urban planning.  

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Ioan Gruffudd
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Birth Year: 1973
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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Olivia Thirlby
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
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Bobby Farrell
(Member of the 1970s pop and disco group Boney M)
Bobby Farrell
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Listed In: Dancers
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: San Nicolas, Aruba
Died: 2010
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Emily Mortimer
(Actress Known for Her Roles in 'Lovely and Amazing' and 'The Newsroom')
Emily Mortimer
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England

Emily Mortimer is an English-American screenwriter and actress. Mortimer, who started her acting career in stage productions, went on to establish herself as a bankable actress in the British film and TV industry. In 2010, she became an American citizen and has since been playing important roles in American films.

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Bruno Sammartino
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Bruno Sammartino
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Pizzoferrato, Italy
Died: 2018

Bruno Sammartino was an Italian-American wrestler. He was one of the most popular wrestlers to participate in the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF) during the 1960s and 1970s. Nicknamed The Strongest Man in the World, Sammartino is often considered one of the greatest wrestlers ever. In 2013, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

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Yoo Ah-in
(Actor)
Yoo Ah-in
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Listed In: Fashion
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea
Yoo Ah-in is best known for playing Lee Jong-su in Burning, the first Korean movie to be on the final shortlist for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards. Yoo has also appeared in the series Sungkyunkwan Scandal and Jang Ok-jung, Living by Love, and the film Punch
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Thor Heyerdahl
(Norwegian Adventurer and Ethnographer Known for His ‘Kon-Tiki’ and ‘Ra’ Transoceanic Scientific Expeditions)
Thor Heyerdahl
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Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: Larvik, Norway
Died: 2002
Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl’s early interest in nature was inspired by his museum worker mother’s keen interest in Darwin’s theory of evolution. He often went on treks accompanied by his dog and later lived on Fatu Hiva with his wife. His later expeditions included his Kon-Tiki and Easter Island trips.
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Kyle Pitts
(American football player)
Kyle Pitts
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Hans Zhang
(Actor)
Hans Zhang
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Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Qiqihar, China

Hans Zhang is a Chinese actor, host, and singer. He is known for playing important roles in TV series like Meteor Shower, The Queen of SOP, Boss & Me, and Heroes in Sui and Tang Dynasties. Over the years, Hans Zhang has won several prestigious awards, such as Asian Idol Awards, China TV Drama Award, and Seoul International Drama Award.

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Brett Gelman
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Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois, USA
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Britt Ekland
(Actress whose major films include 1974's The Man with the Golden Gun and 1967's The Double Man)
Britt Ekland
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Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Britt Ekland is a Swedish actress, singer, and model. One of the leading actresses in Sweden during the 1960s and 1970s, Ekland also established herself as a sex symbol and achieved international prominence when she appeared as a Bond girl in The Man with the Golden Gun. Britt Ekland was also one of the most photographed actresses during the 1970s.

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Jacqueline Obradors
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Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: San Fernando Valley, California, United States
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Valerie Adams
(Retired New Zealand Shot Putter and Two-Time Olympic Gold Medallist)
Valerie Adams
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Rotorua, New Zealand
Star shot-putter of New Zealand Valerie Adams boasts of two Olympic golds and four World Championship titles. IAAF’s 2014 World Athlete of the Year, she was one of 18 children born to an English father and a Tongan mother and first gained attention after breaking a 20-year school shot-put record.
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Ellen Travolta
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Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, United States
Ellen Travolta, older sister of actor John Travolta, is best known for her performance as Louisa Arcola Delvecchio in the sitcom Happy Days and its spin-off, Joanie Loves Chachi. Fans also loved her in the series Charles in Charge and Makin' It, and the TV movie Elvis
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Janet Gaynor
(Actress)
Janet Gaynor
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Birth Year: 1906
Birthplace: Germantown, Philadelphia, U.S.
Died: 1984

Janet Gaynor was an American actress whose performances in 7th Heaven, Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, and Street Angel earned her the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1929, making her the first and only actress to have received one Academy Award for multiple film roles. Gaynor was one of the biggest box-office draws during the silent film era.

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Fannie Lou Hamer
(American Community Organizer and Women's Rights Activist)
Fannie Lou Hamer
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Listed In: Activists
Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: Montgomery County, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1977

Fannie Lou Hamer was an American community organizer and women's rights activist. She also played an important role in the civil rights movement. Hamer is credited with co-founding the Freedom Democratic Party as well as the National Women's Political Caucus. In 1993, Fannie Lou Hamer was made an inductee of the National Women's Hall of Fame.

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Bruce Grobbelaar
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Bruce Grobbelaar
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Durban
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Scarlett Byrne
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
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George Westinghouse
(American Entrepreneur and Engineer Who Invented the ‘Railway Air Brake’)
George Westinghouse
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Birth Year: 1846
Birthplace: Central Bridge, New York, United States
Died: 1914

Inventor and entrepreneur George Westinghouse was mostly responsible for introducing the U.S. to alternating current (AC). Initially part of the army and the navy, the talented engineer began his journey of inventions with the rotary steam engine and went on to invent several products, such as air brakes.

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Robert Kuok
(Founder and chairman, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts)
Robert Kuok
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Listed In: Business People
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Siad Barre
(Politician)
Siad Barre
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Listed In: Leaders
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Bardhere, Italian Somalia
Died: 1995

Somali military general Siad Barre became the country’s president after overthrowing the existing republic in 1969. His dictatorial rule witnessed the imposition of “Scientific Socialism” and a new Roman alphabet. He was forced into exile in Nigeria after a rebellion ousted him from power and launched a civil war.

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Kevin Cronin
(Vocalist)
Kevin Cronin
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Listed In: Singers
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Jeremy Sisto
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Billy Chenowith’ in the TV Series ‘Six Feet Under’)
Jeremy Sisto
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Grass Valley, California, United States
Jeremy Sisto is best known as Billy Chenowith from the series Six Feet Under and as George Altman from the sitcom Suburgatory. Fans also loved him as Jubal Valentine in FBI. A talented theater actor, he has also performed in plays such as Take Me Out and Festen.
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Louis Philippe I
(The Last King and Penultimate Monarch of France)
Louis Philippe I
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Birth Year: 1773
Birthplace: Domaine National du Palais-Royal, Paris, France
Died: 1850

Louis-Philippe I of France reigned as the King of the French from 9 August 1830 to 24 February 1848. Although his rule was much loved at the beginning, his popularity suffered when the economic conditions in France declined in 1847. Subsequently, Louis Philippe I was forced to abdicate the throne when the French Revolution broke out in 1848.   

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John McWhorter
(Linguist)
John McWhorter
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Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Philadelphia
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Mark Schwarzer
(Association Football player)
Mark Schwarzer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Kasper Dolberg
(Danish footballer)
Kasper Dolberg
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Silkeborg
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Lamman Rucker
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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Roshon Fegan
(Actor, Rapper)
Roshon Fegan
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Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Los Angeles
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Frances Tomelty
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Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Daughter of actor Joseph Tomelty, Irish actor Frances Tomelty amazed audiences playing a blind woman in the series Death in Paradise. She met her former husband, singer Sting of The Police fame, at the rock musical Rock Nativity, and they got married a couple of years later. 
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Meghnad Saha
(Astrophysicist)
Meghnad Saha
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Listed In: Scientists
Birth Year: 1893
Birthplace: Kaliakair Upazila, Bangladesh
Died: 1956

Indian astrophysicist Meghnad Saha is best remembered for developing the thermal ionization equation. A grocer’s son, he relied on merit alone to excel in academics and eventually became a professor at the universities of Allahabad and Calcutta. He was also a Lok Sabha MP and a Fellow of the Royal Society.

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Barbie Hsu
(Actress)
Barbie Hsu
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Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan
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Nazem Kadri
(Ice hockey player)
Nazem Kadri
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: London
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Steve Scalise
(Member of the U.S. House Minority Whip)
Steve Scalise
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Listed In: Leaders
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Steve Scalise is the current U.S. House of Representatives minority whip and represents Louisiana's 1st district. Scalise made headlines when, in 2017, he and three others were injured after a left-wing extremist shot them with a rifle at a Congressional baseball practice. Strangely, he still remains a gun rights supporter.

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Rebecca Lobo
(Basketball player)
Rebecca Lobo
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Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut
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Sophia Thomalla
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
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Kshmr
(Record producer, Disc jockey)
Kshmr
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Listed In: Musicians
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
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Roland Garros
(aviator, rugby union player)
Roland Garros
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birth Year: 1888
Birthplace: Saint-Denis
Died: 1918
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Ricardo Domingos Barbosa Pereira
(Portuguese Football Player Who Plays as a Full-Back)
Ricardo Domingos Barbosa Pereira
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
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Millie Small
(Singer)
Millie Small
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Listed In: Singers
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Clarendon Parish, Jamaica
Died: 2020

Millie Small was a Jamaican singer-songwriter best remembered for her hit song My Boy Lollipop, which sold more than seven million copies worldwide, apart from taking up the second spot on US Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart. The most successful Jamaican female performer of all time, Millie Small was also the Caribbean's first international recording star.