Famous People Born Today

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 1 Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1967
Birthplace: Honolulu

Australian actress and producer Nicole Kidman is one of the world's highest-paid actresses. She is the founder of the production company Blossom Films. She was twice named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine. Besides acting, she has been a Goodwill ambassador for UNICEF since 1994.

 2 Olympia Dukakis

Olympia Dukakis
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1931
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts
Olympia Dukakis gained recognition for her Obie Award-winning performance in the play Man Equals Man. She was also seen as Rose Castorini in Moonstruck, a role that earned her an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. Fans also loved her in the TV film Lucky Day and the miniseries Sinatra.

 3 Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: 1949
Birthplace: Tuskegee

Lionel Richie is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and composer whose work with the band Commodores and his solo career established him as a successful balladeer of the 1980s. Having sold more than 90 million records, Lionel Richie is one of the best-selling musicians of all time. Also a philanthropist, Richie helped raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

 4 Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: 1978
Birthplace: Romford, London, England

The current head coach of Chelsea Football Club, Lampard spent most of his playing career with Chelsea. He is widely considered one of the greatest midfielders and greatest Chelsea players of his generation. While playing for the England national team, he represented England at three World Cups. In 2015, he was appointed an OBE for his services to football.

 5 Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician, Singer
Birthdate: 1942
Birthplace: Inglewood

Brian Wilson is a singer-songwriter and record producer. He is credited with co-founding the popular rock band, The Beach Boys. Referred to as a genius, Wilson serves as an inspiration to several indie musicians. Regarded as one of the most significant songwriters of his generation, Wilson is often featured in lists, such as the 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time.

 6 John Goodman

John Goodman
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1952
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Regarded as one of the finest actors of his generation, John Goodman has contributed to the success of many films and TV series over the years. He has also had a major impact as a humanitarian by appearing in many recovery commercials post-Hurricane Katrina. Once an alcoholic, Goodman has stayed sober since 2007, thereby inspiring many people struggling with alcoholism.

 7 Audie Murphy

Audie Murphy
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: 1925
Birthplace: Kingston, Texas, United States
Died: 1971

Audie Murphy displayed such valor as an American soldier in World War II that he did not have problems establishing a successful acting career after the war, as he was already famous for his heroism which he demonstrated by single-handedly holding off many German soldiers for an hour before leading a successful counterattack despite being wounded and out of ammunition.

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 8 Patrisse Cullors

Patrisse Cullors
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 1983
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

 9 Josh Lucas

Josh Lucas
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1971
Birthplace: Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA

 10 Errol Flynn

Errol Flynn
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1909
Birthplace: Hobart
Died: 1959

Regarded as the successor to Douglas Fairbanks, Errol Flynn was an Australian-born actor who gained recognition in the Golden Age of Hollywood mainly because of his romantic swashbuckler roles. He also achieved fame for his reputation as a womanizer and party animal in personal life. His career and life inspired several films, such as My Wicked, Wicked Ways and Flynn.

 11 Robert Rodriguez

Robert Rodriguez
Famous As: American filmmaker
Birthdate: 1968
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas

 12 Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1989
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Christopher Mintz-Plasse is an American comedian and actor known for playing important roles in popular films, such as Superbad, Role Models, and Kick-Ass. Also a respected musician, Christopher Mintz-Plasse can play the drums and guitar. He is credited with founding a band called Bear on Fire where he plays the bass guitar.

 13 John Mahoney

John Mahoney
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1940
Birthplace: Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Died: 2018

 14 Tika Sumpter

Tika Sumpter
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1980
Birthplace: Hollis, New York City, New York, United States
Tika Sumpter is best known for her critically acclaimed portrayal of Michelle Obama in Southside with You. Fans also loved her as Layla Williamson in the soap One Life to Live and as Angela Payton in the Ride Along franchise. She also appeared in Gossip Girl and The Game.

 15 Quinton Jackson

Quinton Jackson
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler, Actor, Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer
Birthdate: 1978
Birthplace: Memphis

 16 Martin Landau

Martin Landau
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1928
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2017
Martin Landau is best known for his Academy Award-winning portrayal of Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood and his Golden Globe-winning role in Tucker: The Man and His Dream. He had initially been a cartoonist for the Daily News. Fans also loved him in the series Mission: Impossible and Space:1999.

 17 Vadim Nemkov

Vadim Nemkov
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: 1992
Birthplace: Belgorod, Belgorod Oblast, Russia

 18 Tina Sinatra

Tina Sinatra
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 1948
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Tina Sinatra is an American film producer, businesswoman, memoirist, and Hollywood agent. Although she did not aspire to become a singer like her siblings and father, Sinatra wanted to be an actress and studied acting under renowned acting teacher Jeff Corey. However, she did not pursue acting seriously as she thought she lacked the confidence to become an actress.

 19 Nigel John Taylor

Nigel John Taylor
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1960
Birthplace: Solihull

 20 Danny Aiello

Danny Aiello
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1933
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City

Actor, Danny Aiello, is best remembered for playing Salvatore "Sal" Frangione in the Spike Lee film Do the Right Thing. The role earned him an Academy Award nomination. As a young man, he held many odd jobs before breaking into films. Handsome, talented, and ambitious, he soon made a name for himself in Hollywood.

 21 Geraldine Viswanathan

Geraldine Viswanathan
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1995
Birthplace: Newcastle, Australia

 22 Roy Nelson

Roy Nelson
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: 1976
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

 23 Anne Murray

Anne Murray
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 1945
Birthplace: Springhill, Nova Scotia, Canada
Canadian singer Anne Murray became the first Canadian female solo artist with No. 1 tracks on the American charts and the first to get a “gold” certification. The four-time Grammy-winning artist is best known for hits such as Snowbird and is part of the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame.

 24 Tress MacNeille

Tress MacNeille
Famous As: Voice actor, Actor, Singer
Birthdate: 1951
Birthplace: Chicago

 25 Alex Guarnaschelli

Alex Guarnaschelli
Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: 1972
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

 26 Cael Sanderson

Cael Sanderson
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Amateur wrestler, Coach
Birthdate: 1979
Birthplace: Salt Lake City

 27 Michael Landon Jr.

Michael Landon Jr.
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1964
Birthplace: Encino, California, USA

 28 Javier Pastore

Javier Pastore
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: 1989
Birthplace: Córdoba

 29 Grace Potter

Grace Potter
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: 1983
Birthplace: Waitsfield, Vermont, United States

 30 Chet Atkins

Chet Atkins
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Jazz musician, Record producer, Jazz guitarist, Classical guitarist, Songwriter
Birthdate: 1924
Birthplace: Luttrell
Died: 2001

 31 Chino Moreno

Chino Moreno
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 1973
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, USA

 32 Rahul Khanna

Rahul Khanna
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1972
Birthplace: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

 33 Jean-Marie Le Pen

Jean-Marie Le Pen
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1928
Birthplace: La Trinité-sur-Mer, France

 34 Bonnie Bartlett

Bonnie Bartlett
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1929
Birthplace: Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, USA

 35 Mike Birbiglia

Mike Birbiglia
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: 1978
Birthplace: Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, USA

 36 Juan de Borbón

Juan de Borbón
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Spanish royal
Birthdate: 1913
Birthplace: Segovia, Spain
Died: 1993

 37 Bob Vila

Bob Vila
Famous As: American television host
Birthdate: 1946
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

 38 Kalidou Koulibaly

Kalidou Koulibaly
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: 1991
Birthplace: Saint-Dié-des-Vosges

 39 John McCook

John McCook
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1944
Birthplace: Ventura, California, USA

 40 Tom Wlaschiha

Tom Wlaschiha
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1973
Birthplace: Dohna, Germany

 41 Sead Kolašinac

Sead Kolašinac
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: 1993
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany

 42 Stephen Frears

Stephen Frears
Famous As: Actor, Film director, Film producer
Birthdate: 1941
Birthplace: Leicester

 43 James Tolkan

James Tolkan
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1931
Birthplace: Calumet, Michigan

 44 Terrelle Pryor

Terrelle Pryor
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: 1989
Birthplace: Jeannette, Pennsylvania, USA

 45 Les Gold

Les Gold
Famous As: Pawnbroker
Birthdate: 1950
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

 46 Darren Sproles

Darren Sproles
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American footballer
Birthdate: 1983
Birthplace: Waterloo, Iowa, USA

 47 Dreama Walker

Dreama Walker
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1986
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, U.S.

 48 Mateusz Morawiecki

Mateusz Morawiecki
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of Poland
Birthdate: 1968
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland

 49 Alisan Porter

Alisan Porter
Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: 1981
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts

 50 Benny Urquidez

Benny Urquidez
Famous As: Choreographer
Birthdate: 1952
Birthplace: Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, United States