Famous People Born On July 12th

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People born on July 12th are expressive and fun to be around. However, they are also very indecisive and become stressed when things are out of their control. These people prefer an environment that is calm and orderly. They are extremely ambitious, determined and confident, which makes them excellent leaders. These qualities also mean that they almost always achieve their goals. Those born on July 12th also enjoy travelling around the world and inventing new things as they are extremely innovative individuals.

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 1 
Michelle Rodriguez
(Actress and Screenwriter Best Known for Her Role as a Boxer in the Film ‘Girlfight’)
Michelle Rodriguez
44
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States

The quintessential action queen of Hollywood, Michelle Rodriguez is known for appearing in many successful action films, including the Fast & Furious franchise. Regarded as a Hollywood bad girl, Michelle has had many brushes with the law. An openly bisexual actress, she also serves as an inspiration to the LGBT community.

 2 
Brock Lesnar
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Brock Lesnar
53
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Webster, South Dakota, United States

A multi-faceted personality, Brock Lesnar has had successful careers in the field of wrestling, mixed martial arts, and football. Best known for his wrestling career, Brock is widely considered one of the greatest professional wrestlers ever. Brock, who has had an equally successful MMA career, is the only person in history to hold a WWE world championship and UFC championship.

 3 
James Rodríguez
(Colombian Professional Football Player Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
James Rodríguez
30
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Cúcuta, Colombia

James Rodríguez is a versatile football player adept at playing as a central midfielder, playmaker, and winger. At the initial stages of his career, he was counted among the best young international players. He made a major impact during the 2014 FIFA World Cup where he won the Golden Boot for scoring the most number of goals.

 4 
Phoebe Tonkin
(Actress)
Phoebe Tonkin
22
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Phoebe Tonkin is best known as Hayley Marshall from The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off, The Originals. Her role as Cleo in the series H2O: Just Add Water earned her an AFI Award nomination. A seasoned model, she has also been featured on the Maxim Hot 100 list. 
 5 
Malala Yousafzai
(Women's Rights Activist, World's Youngest Nobel Prize Laureate)
Malala Yousafzai
112
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Mingora, Pakistan

Named to Time 100 thrice, Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai exhibits phenomenal grit and inspires young girls everywhere. An assassination attempt by Islamic fundamentalists could not dampen her spirit, and she fought back with a bestselling memoir and won the Nobel Peace Prize as its youngest recipient, at 17.

 6 
Charlie Murphy
(Best Known as a Writer & Cast Member of the Sketch-Comedy Series 'Chappelle's Show')
Charlie Murphy
8
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: April 12, 2017
Charlie Murphy, older brother of Eddie Murphy, is best remembered for his sketch-comedy series Chappelle's Show and for his performance as Vic in Black Jesus. He also voiced Big Kid on the children’s show Thugaboo. He also starred in movies such as CB4 and co-wrote Vampire in Brooklyn.
 7 
Sky Brown
(Skateboarder)
Sky Brown
57
Birth Year: 2008
Birthplace: Miyazaki
Born to a Japanese mother and a British father, Sky Brown is a self-taught skateboarder who learned the art from YouTube videos. At age 10, she became the world’s youngest professional skateboarder. The Dancing with the Stars: Juniors winner had a near-death experience after a skateboarding accident in 2020.
 8 
Rachel Brosnahan
11
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
 9 
Steve Howey
(Known for His Roles as ‘Van Montgomery’ in TV Series ‘Reba’)
Steve Howey
19
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Steve Howey is best known as Van Montgomery from the comedy series Reba and as Kevin Ball from Shameless. He has also been part of movies such as Bride Wars and DOA: Dead or Alive. He also appeared in and produced the film Class, written and directed by his father.
 10 
Henry David Thoreau
(Naturalist, Philosopher & Author Of 'Walden')
Henry David Thoreau
10
Birth Year: 1817
Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 6, 1862

Henry David Thoreau was an American philosopher, essayist, poet, and naturalist. He is credited with popularizing transcendentalism and simple living. His philosophy of civil disobedience, which was detailed in his essay of the same name, later influenced world-renowned personalities like Leo Tolstoy, Martin Luther King Jr., and Mahatma Gandhi.

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Cheryl Ladd
(Actress)
Cheryl Ladd
6
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Huron, South Dakota, USA
 12 
Topher Grace
(Best Known for His Role in the TV Sitcom ‘That '70s Show’ and the Film 'Spider-Man 3')
Topher Grace
14
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Topher Grace is an American actor who has played important roles in popular films like Spider-Man 3, Interstellar, and BlacKkKlansman. Apart from acting, Topher Grace has held an interest in editing popular films; he turned the Star Wars prequel trilogy into an 85-minute movie. He has also been an ardent supporter of a non-profit microfinance organization called FINCA International

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Lyudmila Pavlichenko
(One of the Most Successful Female Snipers in Recorded History)
Lyudmila Pavlichenko
17
Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: Bila Tserkva, Ukraine
Died: October 27, 1974

Soviet sniper Lyudmila Pavlichenko belonged to the Red Army during World War II and is believed to have killed over 300 people. Also known as Lady Death, she was awarded the Order of Lenin and was made a Hero of the Soviet Union. She later became a Soviet Navy researcher.

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Anna Friel
(Best Known for Her Performance as 'Beth Jordache' in the Series 'Brookside')
Anna Friel
10
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

Anna Friel is a British actress who gained international recognition after portraying Charlotte "Chuck" Charles on the popular American fantasy mystery TV series Pushing Daisies. After starting her professional acting career at the age of 13, Friel went on to establish herself as a successful adult actress. Friel also serves as an ambassador for The World Wide Fund for Nature.

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Natalie Martinez
(Actress & Model)
Natalie Martinez
7
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

Natalie Martinez is an American model and actress who played the female lead in the 2008 dystopian action thriller film, Death Race. Over the years, she has also played important roles in several TV series, such as Fashion House, Saints & Sinners, and Detroit 1-8-7. She has also appeared in music videos for artists like Justin Timberlake and Sean Paul.

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Erik Per Sullivan
(American Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Dewey’ in the TV Sitcom ‘Malcolm in the Middle’)
Erik Per Sullivan
8
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Erik Per Sullivan is an American former actor best known for playing Dewey in the popular television sitcom, Malcolm in the Middle. For his performance in the series, Sullivan earned a couple of awards at YoungStar Awards and the Young Artist Awards. A multi-talented personality, Sullivan holds a black belt in taekwondo and can play the saxophone and piano.

Milton Berle
9
Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: March 27, 2002

Milton Berle was part of the initial Golden Age of Television, and his significant TV roles earned him the nicknames Uncle Miltie and Mr. Television. The multiple Emmy-winning artist began as a child actor on stage and in silent films and later gained fame on Texaco Star Theatre.

 18 
Christine McVie
(Singer-songwriter)
Christine McVie
8
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Bouth, Lancashire, England
 19 
Pablo Neruda
(Chilean poet)
Pablo Neruda
35
Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: Parral, Chile
Died: September 23, 1973

Chilean poet-diplomat and politician, Pablo Neruda, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971. He was a versatile writer and his works include surrealist poems, historical epics, political manifestos, and love poems. He is considered the national poet of Chile. As a politician, he served a term as a senator for the Chilean Communist Party and held several diplomatic positions.

 20 
Buckminster Fuller
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Birth Year: 1895
Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 1, 1983

Buckminster Fuller was an American systems theorist, architect, designer, inventor, author, and futurist. He is credited with popularizing the geodesic dome, which resembles carbon molecules known as fullerenes. Fullerenes were named after Fuller for their resemblance to geodesic spheres. Fuller's work has influenced several personalities from different walks of life. His work has also inspired a couple of documentary films.

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Sami Zayn
(Canadian Professional Wrestler)
Sami Zayn
5
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Laval, Canada
Canadian wrestler Rami Sebei, better known as Sami Zayn, is associated with the WWE brand SmackDown and for his signature masked look. He was previously known for his catchphrase “Ole!” and used the pseudonym El Generico. While with Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, he earned two solo world titles.
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LeSean McCoy
(American Football Player)
LeSean McCoy
4
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
 23 
Brooke Baldwin
(Journalist and Television Host of 'CNN Newsroom')
Brooke Baldwin
11
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Brooke Baldwin is an American television host and journalist. Since 2008, Brooke Baldwin has been an important member of CNN. She has been hosting CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin, which has gained popularity over the years. Also a public speaker, Brooke Baldwin speaks at important events and venues.

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Tamsin Greig
(Actress)
Tamsin Greig
4
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Maidstone, Kent, England, UK
 25 
Amedeo Modigliani
(Italian Painter and Sculptor Known for His Works: ‘Redheaded Girl in Evening Dress’ and ‘Madame Pompadour’)
Amedeo Modigliani
3
Birth Year: 1884
Birthplace: Livorno, Italy
Died: January 24, 1920

Amedeo Modigliani was an Italian Jewish painter and sculptor. He is remembered for his surrealist and modern-style depiction of nudes in his portraits. Even though he spent his youth in Italy, he worked mainly in France. He enjoyed little success while he was alive. He died young at the age of 35 and received massive posthumous appreciation for his works.

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Richard Simmons
(American Fitness Instructor and Public Figure)
Richard Simmons
19
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Richard Simmons is a semi-retired American actor, fitness instructor, and video producer. Renowned for his energetic, flamboyant, and eccentric personality, Simmons has promoted several weight-loss programs. Over the years, he has been helping thousands of Americans lose weight through his aerobics videos. Often parodied for his eccentricity, Simmons has also appeared in TV shows like Late Show with David Letterman.

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Nicole Alexander
9
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
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Denise Nicholas
7
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
 29 
Bojana Novakovic
(Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Det. Lizzie Needham’ in the TV Series ‘Instinct’)
Bojana Novakovic
3
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia

Bojana Novakovic is a Serbian-Australian actress known for her portrayal of Det. Lizzie Needham in the American police procedural drama TV series, Instinct. She has also played important roles in films like Generation Um..., Edge of Darkness, Beyond Skyline, and The Little Death. In 2004, she won the Australian Film Institute's Best Actress award for her performance in Marking Time.

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Kristen Connolly
1
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Montclair, New Jersey, USA
 31 
George Eastman
(Inventor of Roll Film)
George Eastman
5
Birth Year: 1854
Birthplace: Waterville
Died: March 14, 1932

George Eastman revolutionized the world of photography with his Eastman Kodak Company and the roll film, which also came to be used in movies. Initially a banker, he later devoted himself to his camera company. A dedicated philanthropist, too, he contributed financially to music, dentistry, and medicine.

 32 
Eric Carr
(Drummer, Musician)
Eric Carr
6
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 24, 1991
Andrew Wyeth
2
Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania,, United States
Died: January 16, 2009
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Kai Greene
(Bodybuilder)
Kai Greene
3
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
 35 
Kristi Yamaguchi
(Figure skater)
Kristi Yamaguchi
4
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Hayward, California, United States
 36 
Jordyn Wieber
(Former Artistic Gymnast and Head Coach of the 'Arkansas Razorbacks Gymnastics' Team)
Jordyn Wieber
3
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: DeWitt, Michigan, United States

Jordyn Wieber is a former artistic gymnast who was a member of the gold-medal-winning U.S. Women's Gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She was also a part of the victorious American team at the 2011 World Championships. She became a gymnastics coach after retirement and currently coaches the Arkansas Razorbacks gymnastics team.  

 37 
Oscar Hammerstein II
2
Birth Year: 1895
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 23, 1960
 38 
Cheyenne Jackson
(Actor and Singer)
Cheyenne Jackson
10
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States

Cheyenne Jackson is an American singer and actor. Jackson is known for his contribution across all three major acting mediums; he has played leading roles in films, TV series, and stage plays. Also known for his charity work, Jackson serves as an ambassador for The Hetrick-Martin Institute. An openly gay actor, Jackson serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community.

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Issac Ryan Brown
(Child Actor)
Issac Ryan Brown
14
Birth Year: 2005
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
 40 
René Gerónimo Favaloro
(Cardiovascular Surgeon)
René Gerónimo Favaloro
6
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: La Plata, Argentina
Died: July 29, 2000

René Gerónimo Favaloro was an Argentine educator and cardiac surgeon. He is best remembered for his work on coronary artery bypass surgery. Favaloro is credited with establishing the Favaloro Foundation in an attempt to emulate Cleveland Clinic. He is also credited with founding the Basic Investigation Laboratory, which was financed with his own money.

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Louis B. Mayer
(Film Producer)
Louis B. Mayer
17
Birth Year: 1884
Birthplace: Dymer, Kiev Governorate, Russian Empire [now Vyshhorod Raion, Kiev Oblast, Ukraine]
Died: October 29, 1957
 42 
John Petrucci
(Guitarist, best known as a founding member of the progressive metal band Dream Theater)
John Petrucci
3
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Kings Park, New York, United States
 43 
Jessica Barth
(Actress)
Jessica Barth
3
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 44 
Van Cliburn
(American pianist)
Van Cliburn
4
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: February 27, 2013
 45 
Liu Tao
(Actress, Singer)
Liu Tao
4
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Xihu District, Nanchang

Chinese actor Liu Tao is best known for the comedy series My Fair Princess III and the wuxia series Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils. Her performance in the melodrama To Elderly with Love won her a Golden Eagle “Best Actress” award. The mother of two is married to entrepreneur Ke Wang.

 46 
William Osler
(Physician)
William Osler
3
Birth Year: 1849
Birthplace: Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
Died: December 29, 1919

Johns Hopkins Hospital co-founder William Osler was also an avid historian. He redefined medical education with his emphasis on clinical experience and his book The Principles and Practice of Medicine. Born to a missionary father in Canada, he was to follow in his father’s footsteps but decided to study medicine instead.

 47 
Jay Thomas
(Actor, Radio personality, Film actor, Television actor)
Jay Thomas
4
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Kermit
 48 
Gareth Gates
(Singer-songwriter who was the runner-up in the first series of the ITV talent show Pop Idol in 2002)
Gareth Gates
3
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: West Bowling, England, United Kingdom
 49 
Luke Shaw
(Footballer)
Luke Shaw
19
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England
 50 
Rick Husband
(Astronaut)
Rick Husband
4
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, United States
Died: February 1, 2003

Personality Traits & Characteristics Of Famous People Born On July 12th

Personality
Those born on the 12th of July have a desire to be deeply connected to others. They also have curious minds that allow them to dream big and set high goals. These individuals are naturally caring and warm. They do, however, tend to get easily bored and may become moody if they are not entertained. Those born on this day overcome obstacles with ease, because, they are able to think about them realistically. These talented and confident individuals have the potential to make it big.

Health
Overall, people born on July 12th are healthy. However, they often struggle with excess stress owing to reasons which are beyond their control. Since, excess stress often causes these individuals to have dermatological issues, it is important that they find a way to reduce that anxiety. Heading outdoors to exercise or simply relaxing in a serene surrounding is a beneficial way for those born on the 12th of July to reduce stress and remain healthy.

Finance
Those born on the 12th of July are excellent at saving money. Since a high salary is not a top priority for these individuals, they tend to be very smart about putting money aside for the rainy days. These individuals do not need a lot of money to feel comfortable and secure.

Career
People who are born on July 12th work the best in jobs that allow them to utilize their communication skills. Since, they are such caring individuals, professions such as nursing and teaching can be the top choices. These people always get along with their colleagues.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Those who are born on the 12th of July enjoy extremely close relationships with their immediate family members, but often tend to hesitate to form romantic relationships. This is because they have an idealistic view of their partner and will turn down anyone who is not perfect in their eyes. These high expectations often mean that, those born on July 12th settle down late in life. These individuals are not extremely fond of children and prefer a quiet and peaceful time at home. They often make very strict parents.

Lucky Colors: Orange, Reddish-Orange & Cream
Lucky Numbers: 2, 20, 25
Lucky Days (of the Week): Monday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the Month): 7th, 16th