Famous People Born Today

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Megan Fox
(Actress)

Megan Fox
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

With her sharp facial features and stunning figure, actress Megan Fox is undoubtedly a head-turner! Making her debut in the early 2000s as a teenager, she has come a long way in Hollywood and is today counted among the most beautiful and sexiest women in entertainment. She has been featured on various magazine covers as well.

 

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Janet Jackson
(One of the World's Best-Selling Music Artists)

Janet Jackson
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Listed In: Singers
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States

A member of the prominent Jackson family, Janet Jackson is a singer, songwriter, actress, and dancer. Popularly known for her innovative and socially conscious songs, she was considered a sex icon in her youth. Beginning her career as a teenager, she went on to become one of the world's best-selling music artists of all time.

Thomas Brodie-Sangster
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: London, England

Thomas Brodie-Sangster is a British actor who gained international recognition after playing Jojen Reed in one of the most popular TV series of all time, Game of Thrones. Known for playing characters younger than his actual age, Brodie-Sangster played a 15-year-old in the film Death of a Superhero, which has achieved cult status.

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H. H. Holmes
(Serial Killer)

H. H. Holmes
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Listed In: Criminals
Birth Year: 1861
Birthplace: Gilmanton, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 1896
American serial killer H.H. Holmes was sentenced to death for the murder of his accomplice Benjamin Pitezel but confessed to 27 murders and might have killed almost 200 people. He had set up a hotel, later known as the Murder Castle, specifically for this purpose. He inspired a bestselling book.

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Danny Trejo
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Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Echo Park, Los Angeles, California, United States

From working as a construction foreman to a regular visitor to the state prisons in California, Danny Trejo's future looked bleak. However, his boxing skills came to his rescue as he landed the job of training Eric Roberts for a boxing scene in one of his movies. Eventually, Trejo became a film star and part of an incredible rags-to-riches story.

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Pierce Brosnan
(Portrayed 'James Bond' in the Bond Film Series)

Pierce Brosnan
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Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Drogheda, Ireland

Irish-American actor and film producer Pierce Brosnan is best known for playing secret agent James Bond in the Bond film series. As a young man, he trained at the Drama Centre London and made his acting debut soon after. First gaining fame as a TV actor, he didn’t take long to enter films as well.

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Joseph Morgan
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: London, England
Joseph Morgan soared to fame with his award-winning role of Klaus Mikaelson in The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off, The Originals. He supports the non-profit Positive Women, which works for AIDS-affected women and children. He has also appeared in films such as Immortals and Master and Commander.
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David Boreanaz
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States

David Boreanaz is an American actor, director, and television producer. He came into prominence after playing Angel on the popular supernatural drama TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He is also credited with co-founding Chrome Girl, a nail polish line, along with his wife Jaime Bergman ‚Äčand their friends Aaron Ravo and Melissa.

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IU
(Singer)

IU
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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Henry Fonda
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Birth Year: 1905
Birthplace: Grand Island, Nebraska, United States
Died: 1982
Hollywood legend Henry Fonda, father of Peter and Jane Fonda, is best remembered for his Academy Award-winning role as Norman Thayer Jr. in On Golden Pond. He began his career with Broadway plays and then appeared in classics such as The Grapes of Wrath and 12 Angry Men

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Tucker Carlson
(Journalist)

Tucker Carlson
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

Television presenter and political commentator, Tucker Carlson, is both a popular and controversial figure. His support for Donald Trump has made him popular among Republicans while his racist, misogynistic, and anti-immigration stance has earned him the ire of progressive citizens. He is the author of two books, one of which is a New York Times #1 bestseller.

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Liberace
(Pianist, Singer)

Liberace
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Listed In: Musicians
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: West Allis, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1987
Known as “Mr. Showmanship,” pianist, singer, and actor Liberace shot to fame with The Liberace Show, which he ended regularly with his theme song I'll Be Seeing You. The highest-paid entertainer from the 1950s-1970s, he performed in concerts and tours frequently. He also released several autobiographies and cookbooks.

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Miles Heizer
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Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Greenville, Kentucky, United States

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Yannick Bisson
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Canadian actor and director Yannick Bisson is best known as Detective William Murdoch from the series Murdoch Mysteries. He has also played major roles in series such as Learning the Ropes, High Tide, and Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye, and won an award for hosting The Adventures of Napkin Man!

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Grigor Dimitrov
(Tennis player)

Grigor Dimitrov
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Haskovo, Bulgaria

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Behati Prinsloo
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Listed In: Fashion
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Grootfontein, Namibia
Namibian model Behati Prinsloo gained fame as a Victoria's Secret Angel. She had previously campaigned for the lingerie line Pink. Behati is married to Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine. An avid philanthropist, she has worked for the victims of the Haiti earthquake and for the protection of the black rhinoceros.

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Debra Winger
(Actress)

Debra Winger
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Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Cleveland Heights

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Lynn Collins
(Actress)

Lynn Collins
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Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

Lynn Collins is an American actress best known for playing Kayla Silverfox in X-Men Origins: Wolverine and The Wolverine. Although her portrayal of Kayla increased her popularity, Collins’ depiction of Portia in the 2004 romantic drama film, The Merchant of Venice, proved to be a turning point in her acting career. On the personal front, Collins is a spiritual person.

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Gardner Minshew
(American football player)

Gardner Minshew
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Flowood, Mississippi, United States

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Gabriela Sabatini
(Tennis player)

Gabriela Sabatini
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Gabriela Sabatini is an Argentine former professional tennis player. One of the leading female tennis players in the 1980s and 1990s, she amassed 41 titles, including the WTA Finals in 1988 and the 1990 US Open. She was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2006. Also a businesswoman, she runs a line of fragrances.

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Mare Winningham
(American actress)

Mare Winningham
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Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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Jim Sturgess
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Listed In: Musicians
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Wandsworth, London, England
Jim Sturgess is best known as Jude from the film Across the Universe and as Ben Campbell from the film 21. He has also played significant roles in Crossing Over and Cloud Atlas. He also voiced a character in Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole.

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Vicky Kaushal
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Stephen Mangan
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: London, England
Stephen Mangan is best known as Guy Secretan from Green Wing and Sean Lincoln from Episodes. He delivered a Tony-nominated performance in the Broadway play The Norman Conquests. He has also appeared as Dr. Crane in the film Billy Elliot and has been part of Shakespearean plays on radio.

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Ralph Tresvant
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Listed In: Musicians
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Roxbury

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John Salley
(Basketball player)

John Salley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Joey Graceffa
(YouTuber, Author, Actor)

Joey Graceffa
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Marlborough, Massachusetts

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Nancy Ajram
(Singer)

Nancy Ajram
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Listed In: Singers
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Achrafieh

Nancy Ajram is a Lebanese singer and businesswoman. She began performing as a child and was just 15 when she released her debut album. As a young woman, she became known as a sex symbol. She has sold millions of records worldwide and is one of the best-selling Middle Eastern music artists. She has numerous accolades to her name.

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Tracey Gold
(Actress)

Tracey Gold
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Former child actor Tracey Gold is best known as Carol Seaver from the sitcom Growing Pains. She has gone through a publicized battle with anorexia and has also starred in the TV film For the Love of Nancy, which narrates the true story of an anorexic woman.

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Margaret Sullavan
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Birth Year: 1909
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
Died: 1960

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Adam Richman
(TV host on various dining and eating-challenge programs on the Travel Channel.)

Adam Richman
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

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Yvonne Craig
(Ballet dancer)

Yvonne Craig
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Listed In: Dancers
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Taylorville, Illinois, United States
Died: 2015

Yvonne Craig was an American actress best known for her portrayal of Batgirl in the iconic 1960s TV series Batman. Such was her popularity that she was called a pioneer of female superheroes during the 1960s. Also remembered for her skills as a ballet dancer, Yvonne Craig's training as a ballerina helped her a lot while performing stunts in Batman.

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Billy Martin
(Baseball player)

Billy Martin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Died: 1989

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John Conyers
(Politician)

John Conyers
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Listed In: Leaders
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Highland Park, Michigan, United States
Died: 2019

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Sonal Chauhan
(Actress, Model)

Sonal Chauhan
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh, India

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Adrienne Rich
(American poet)

Adrienne Rich
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Listed In: Writers
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 2012

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Jermaine Fowler
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

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William H. Seward
(Former United States Secretary of State)

William H. Seward
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Listed In: Leaders
Birth Year: 1801
Birthplace: Florida, New York, United States
Died: 1872

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Olga Korbut
(Gymnast)

Olga Korbut
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Grodno

Olga Korbut is a former gymnast who represented the Soviet Union in two Olympic Games, winning four gold medals and two silver medals. Nicknamed the Sparrow from Minsk, Korbut also participated in the 18th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships where she won two gold medals and four silver medals. In 1988, she was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame. 

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Thurman Thomas
(American football player)

Thurman Thomas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA

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Davika Hoorne
(Actress)

Davika Hoorne
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Listed In: Fashion
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand

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Stanislav Ianevski
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

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Jonathan Richman
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Listed In: Singers
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Natick, Massachusetts, USA

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Tamara de Lempicka
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Birth Year: 1898
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 1980

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Atticus Mitchell
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario

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Andy Stanley
(Pastor)

Andy Stanley
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Atlanta

North Point Ministries founder Andy Stanley has been the senior pastor of many churches, such as the North Point and the Browns Bridge community churches. He has also penned several books, such as The New Rules for Love, Sex & Dating, and has created the show Your Move with Andy Stanley.

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Tiya Sircar
(Actress)

Tiya Sircar
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Tarrant County, Texas, United States
Tiya Sircar is an American actor of Indian Bengali descent, who is known for her roles in the series The Good Place and the Netflix film Good Sam. She has also voiced Sabine Wren in Star Wars Rebels. The website Beauty Blitz named her their guest celebrity editor. 

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Laura Pausini
(Singer-songwriter)

Laura Pausini
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Listed In: Singers
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Faenza, Italy

Laura Pausini is an Italian television personality and singer-songwriter. Having sold over 70 million records, Pausini is the fourth best-selling female singer in Latin music. In 2006, Pausini became the first female Italian musician to receive a Grammy Award. In 2021, her song Io sì (Seen) became the first Italian-language song to win the Golden Globe for Best Original Song.

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Harry Carey Jr.
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Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Saugus, Santa Clarita, California Saugus, Santa Clarita, California Santa Clarita, California, United States
Died: 2012

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Richard Blackwood
(comedian, stand-up comedian)

Richard Blackwood
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Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Clapham