Famous People Born On February 22nd

Individuals born on February 22 are known for their kindness. Drawing from their innate sense of empathy and heightened desire for tranquility, they seek out opportunities, which enable them to help others. Though often perceived as being shy and meek, these people are willing to let others steal the spotlight, as they are more concerned with the well being and feelings of others. People born on this day should be careful not to allow themselves to be victimized by others who do not share the same sense of altruism.

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 1 
Steve Irwin
(Television Celebrity & Wildlife Conservationist Who Died After Getting Stung by a Stingray Barb)

Steve Irwin
42
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Victoria, Australia
Died: September 4, 2006

Australian Steve Irwin was a world famous, high-spirited, lively host of The Crocodile Hunter television series. A conservationist, he was also part of other shows and documentaries on wildlife and environment. He was known for close encounters with some of the most dangerous and endangered animals in various jungles. He died after being pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming in Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

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Drew Barrymore
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Culver City, California, United States

Actress, producer, and director Drew Barrymore is daughter of prominent actor, John Drew Barrymore, and was introduced to show business as a baby. In the wake of her early stardom, she went through a difficult phase as a teenager and struggled with drug abuse. She was eventually able to resurrect her career and proceeded to act in many popular films.

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Niki Lauda
(Former Formula One driver)

Niki Lauda
15
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 20, 2019

Austrian Formula One driver and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda was a three-time F1 World Drivers' Champion. Considered to be one of the greatest F1 drivers of all time, he was once involved in a near-fatal accident. He founded and ran three airlines as an aviation entrepreneur and also served as the team manager of the Jaguar Formula One racing team.

 4 
Robert Wadlow
(Tallest Person Ever Known)

Robert Wadlow
6
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: Alton, Illinois, United States
Died: July 15, 1940

Also known as the Giant of Illinois and the Alton Giant, Robert Wadlow was the tallest person in recorded history, having reached 2.72 m (8 ft 11.1 in) in height at the time of his death, at the age of 22. His continued growth was due to a medical condition that results in a high level of human growth hormone.

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Julius Erving
(Basketball player)

Julius Erving
3
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: East Meadow, New York, United States

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Nam Joo-hyuk
(Actor, Model)

Nam Joo-hyuk
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Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
Nam Joo-hyuk is best known for his award-winning role in the epic film The Great Battle. He began his career as a model and shot to fame with the role of Han Yi-an in the KBS2 series Who Are You: School 2015. He has endorsed Dior Men and Penshoppe

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Jeri Ryan
(Actress)

Jeri Ryan
7
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
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Arthur Schopenhauer
(Philosopher)

Arthur Schopenhauer
9
Birth Year: 1788
Birthplace: Gdańsk, Poland
Died: September 21, 1860

Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher. He was among the first Western philosophers to affirm important tenets of Indian philosophy, such as denial of the self and asceticism. Schopenhauer's work has had a tremendous posthumous impact on disciplines like science, literature, and philosophy. His work influenced personalities like Albert Einstein, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Sigmund Freud, George Bernard Shaw, and Leo Tolstoy. 

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Thomas Jane
5
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

An actor known for appearing in the film Deep Blue Sea, Thomas Jane has been active in Hollywood for more than 30 years. He dropped out of high school to pursue acting and struggled for a while. Eventually, he was able to make a name for himself in the entertainment world. Besides acting, he writes comic books. 

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Kyle MacLachlan
5
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Yakima, Washington, United States

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Rajon Rondo
(Basketball player)

Rajon Rondo
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Rajon Rondo is a popular American professional basketball player who helped Boston Celtics win an NBA championship in 2008. He was an important player for the Boston Celtics, ranking fourth and third in assists and steals, respectively, in the team's history. Currently, an important member of Los Angeles Lakers, Rajon Rondo helped his team win an NBA title in 2020.

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Riyad Mahrez
(Association football player)

Riyad Mahrez
24
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Sarcelles, France

Riyad Mahrez is a professional footballer. He plays for Premier League club Manchester City and the Algerian national team. He began his youth career playing for French club AAS Sarcelles and turned professional in 2009. He represented Algeria at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. In the 2015–16 season, he was named the PFA Players' Player of the Year.

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Jenna Haze
(Pornographic Actress, Director)

Jenna Haze
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Fullerton, California, United States

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Lea Salonga
(Singer, actress)

Lea Salonga
9
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Ermita, Manila, Philippines

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Bradley Nowell
(Lead Singer and Guitarist Of the Ska Punk Band 'Sublime')

Bradley Nowell
4
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: May 25, 1996
Bradley Nowell is best remembered as the lead vocalist and guitarist of the punk band Sublime. His dalmatian, Lou Dog, was the band’s mascot and often appeared on stage with the band. Nowell died of a heroin overdose, at 28, at a hotel in San Francisco, while touring with Sublime. 

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Julie Walters
(Actress)

Julie Walters
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Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Smethwick

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Élodie Yung
(Actress)

Élodie Yung
3
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Paris, France

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Iliza Shlesinger
3
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

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Colby Covington
(Mixed martial artist)

Colby Covington
11
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Clovis, California, United States

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Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
(First Chief Scout of the World-Renowned Scout Movement.)

Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
2
Birth Year: 1857
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Died: January 8, 1941
Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell was a British Army officer and first Chief Scout of the world-renowned Scout Movement. He is also credited with co-founding the Guide Association, the national guiding organization of the UK. The recipient of the first Silver Buffalo Award, Robert Baden-Powell was also nominated for the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize on many occasions.

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James Blunt
(Best Known for His Album "Back to Bedlam," One of the Best-Selling Albums in UK Chart History)

James Blunt
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Tidworth, Hampshire, England
Five-time Grammy nominee James Blunt topped international charts with his single You're Beautiful. His album Back to Bedlam recorded the highest sales in the U.K. in the 2000s. He is also concerned about climate change and is known for screening the environmental documentary An Inconvenient Truth before his concerts.

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Han Hyo-joo
(South Korean Actress)

Han Hyo-joo
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea

Han Hyo-joo is a South Korean actress known for playing leading roles in popular TV series like Spring Waltz, Dong Yi, and Brilliant Legacy. Over the years, she has won several prestigious awards like KBS Drama Awards and MBC Drama Awards. Because of her ability to speak Japanese, Han Hyo-joo has appeared in a couple of Japanese films as well.

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Paul Lieberstein
(Actor, Writer, Producer)

Paul Lieberstein
4
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Westport, Connecticut, United States
A Primetime Emmy Award winner, Paul Lieberstein is best-known as the writer, and as Toby Flenderson on the NBC sitcom The Office. Besides being the writer of the show, he was also the showrunner. Though he didn't know how to act, it took him sometime to nail the role of Toby and the rest is history.

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Bruce Forsyth
(Television presenter, Actor, Comedian, Singer)

Bruce Forsyth
1
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Edmonton
Died: August 18, 2017
Bruce Forsyth soared to fame with the show Sunday Night at the London Palladium and later hosted shows such as The Price Is Right and The Generation Game. He also co-hosted Strictly Come Dancing. Forsyth holds a Guinness record for being the longest-tenured male entertainer on TV. 

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Khalil Mack
(American Football Player)

Khalil Mack
3
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Fort Pierce, Florida, USA

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Rachel Dratch
(Actress)

Rachel Dratch
4
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Rachel Dratch is an American actress, writer, and comedian. She established herself as a comedian after appearing on Saturday Night Live (SNL), where she played several recurring characters from 1999 to 2006. A multi-talented individual, Rachel Dratch released her autobiographical audiobook titled Girl Walks Into a Bar in 2012.

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James Hong
(Actor)

James Hong
5
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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Ted Kennedy
(United States Senator from Massachusetts (1962 – 2009))

Ted Kennedy
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Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 25, 2009

The brother of President John F. Kennedy, Ted Kennedy played an important role in American politics during his term as a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, a position which he served for almost 47 years. He was the fourth-longest-continuously-serving senator in the history of the United States. He was regarded as a major spokesman for American progressivism.

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Ethan Wayne
0
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Ethan Wayne, son of actor John Wayne and his third wife, Pilar Pallete, appeared as a child actor in films such as Big Jake. He also worked as a stunt artist, appeared in the 1981 films Longshot and Scream, and played Storm Logan in The Bold and the Beautiful.

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Christine Keeler
1
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, UK
Died: December 4, 2017

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Jonathan Demme
(American film director)

Jonathan Demme
1
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Baldwin, New York
Died: April 26, 2017

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Charles VII of France
(King of France (1422-1461))

Charles VII of France
1
Birth Year: 1403
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 22, 1461
Charles VII, or the Victorious, reigned as the king of France from 1422 to 1461, as a result of the Armagnac-Burgundian Civil War. The heroics of Joan of Arc who helped defeat the English at Patay, led to the coronation of Charles, who was initially disinherited by his father.

 33 
Heinrich Hertz
(Physicist)

Heinrich Hertz
3
Birth Year: 1857
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: January 1, 1894

Heinrich Hertz was a German physicist best remembered for proving the existence of electromagnetic waves with conclusive evidence. For his contributions, Hertz has been honored around the world by a number of countries, including Japan, Russia, and Germany. In 1930, the International Electrotechnical Commission established hertz (Hz) as the SI unit for frequency.

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Sheila Hancock
1
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Blackgang, Isle of Wight, England, UK

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Sir John Mills
2
Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: North Elmham, Norfolk, England, UK
Died: April 23, 2005

Sir John Mills was an English actor whose career spanned 70 years. During the course of his career, Mills won several prestigious awards, including an Academy Award for his portrayal of Michael in the 1970 epic romantic drama film, Ryan's Daughter. In 2002, he was honored by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts with a BAFTA Fellowship.

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Kenneth Williams
4
Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: April 15, 1988

Kenneth Williams was an English actor. Although he suffered from depression throughout his life, Kenneth Williams continued playing comedy roles for which he was fondly regarded in the British entertainment industry. In 2006, Welsh actor Michael Sheen played Kenneth Williams in the television play Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa, which was inspired by his life and work.

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Robert Young
1
Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 21, 1998

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Zach Roerig
1
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Montpelier, Ohio, USA

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Cyrinda Foxe
(Actress, Model)

Cyrinda Foxe
1
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: September 7, 2002

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Michael Chang
(American Former Tennis Player and the Youngest Ever Male Player to Win a Grand Slam)

Michael Chang
1
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States

Michael Chang is an American retired professional tennis player. Chang became the youngest male player in Grand Slam history to win a major title when he won the 1989 French Open at the age of 17. In 2008, he was made an inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Since 2014, Chang has been coaching Japanese player Kei Nishikori.

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Vijay Singh
(Golfer)

Vijay Singh
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Lautoka, Viti Levu, Colonial Fiji

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Shamari Fears
3
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

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Pope Innocent III
2
Birth Year: 1161
Birthplace: Gavignano, Italy
Died: July 16, 1216

Pope Innocent III served as the Pope of the Catholic Church from 1198 until his death in 1216. One of the most influential and powerful of the medieval popes, Pope Innocent exerted influence over the European Christian states, claiming supremacy over kings of Europe.

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Genesis P-Orridge
(Singer-songwriter)

Genesis P-Orridge
2
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Manchester, England

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Brian Laudrup
(Football player)

Brian Laudrup
3
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

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Sheldon Leonard
0
Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Died: January 11, 1997

Edward Gorey
0
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: April 15, 2000
Edward Gorey is known for his pen-and-ink drawings which reflect his arch humor and gothic sensibility. He has published over 100 independent works and illustrated over 50 works by other authors. An iconic figure in gothic culture, Gorey's famous works include The Unstrung Harp, The Curious Sofa, The Iron Tonic: Or, A Winter Afternoon in Lonely Valley, The Dwindling Party.

Edna St. Vincent Millay
1
Birth Year: 1892
Birthplace: Rockland, Maine, United States
Died: October 19, 1950

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Isra Hirsi
(Co-founder and served as the co-executive director of the U.S. Youth Climate Strike)

Isra Hirsi
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Birth Year: 2003
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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Charles Cullen
(Serial Killer)

Charles Cullen
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Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: West Orange, New Jersey, United States

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on February 22

Personality
People born on this day are very comfortable in their own skin. These people have a strong sense of what they believe is right and wrong. They always see issues as either black or white, and rarely see shades of gray. Once decided upon, their stances rarely change, even when presented with facts against their beliefs. Nonetheless, people born on this day still attempt to maintain harmony in their personal lives and relationships. These people are often strong pillars of support for their families and friends.

Health
People born on this day tend to be avid exercisers. Once they find a workout regimen that works for them, they stick with it. These individuals may feel guilty for occasional overindulgences and may suffer from stomach issues from time to time. Because these people are driven to help others, they may suffer from anxiety and bouts of insomnia. It is imperative that individuals born on this day learn to take care of themselves and put their needs before others. If not properly addressed, constant stress and anxiety may ultimately lead these people to suffer from chronic panic attacks.

Finance
It isn't uncommon for these people to amass vast amounts of material wealth. They usually achieve financial prosperity later in life. Because these people are naturally drawn to help others, they must be careful not to allow others to take advantage of their generosity.

Career
Careers in law enforcement and public safety are natural fits for these people. They also make excellent nurses and emergency medical technicians. People born on this day are drawn to professions, which enable them to make positive changes in the world. With their uncanny intuition and natural ability to command respect, these people make outstanding military officers.

Relationships, Marriage and Children
People born on this day are not very romantic. They feel that they can best show their love for significant others through acts of service. These individuals will gladly change a tire, mow a lawn or cook a meal from scratch if they sense that this is what makes their partner happy. While these people have a fondness for children and love spending time with them, it is not imperative that they have any of their own. It is not unheard of for these people to be drawn to having pets, rather than raising offspring.

Lucky Colors: Green, Yellow, White
Lucky Numbers: 4, 6
Lucky Days (of the week): Thursday, Sunday
Lucky Days (of the month): 4th, 6th