Famous People Born On June 22nd

People born on June 22 are born under the sign of Cancer; well known for great artistic abilities and strong drives to succeed. June 22 has a great history of producing very talented people. Many great actors and actresses, musicians, and authors were born on this day. It has also produced many famous scientists, politicians and athletes. People born on June 22 possess a very stubborn streak and are a dedicated perfectionist. Instead of making them obstinate, the stubbornness of those born on June 22 gives them a never-say-die attitude, which keeps them going even in the toughest of situations.

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Meryl Streep
(Considered as 'The Best Actress of Her Generation')

Meryl Streep
48
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: SummitSummit, New Jersey, United States

Often described as the "best actress of her generation," Meryl Streep is acclaimed for her versatility. After debuting in the 1970s, she built a solid reputation by portraying challenging roles in dramatic films. In a career spanning over half a century, she has received numerous awards, including three Academy Awards and eight Golden Globe Awards.

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Cyndi Lauper
(Singer-Songwriter who Ruled the Billboard Hot 100 with Tracks Like ‘She Bop’ and ‘True Colors’)

Cyndi Lauper
27
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Cyndi Lauper is an American singer-songwriter, activist, and actress. Apart from her distinctive appearance, Lauper is also known for her achievements; having won three of the four major entertainment awards (Grammy, Emmy, Tony), she is consistently named in lists like 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll. Cyndi Lauper is also celebrated for her humanitarian work and charitable efforts.

 3 
John Dillinger
(Robber, Gangster)

John Dillinger
27
Birth Year: 1903
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: July 22, 1934

A gangster of the Great Depression era, John Dillinger led a group known as the "Dillinger Gang". His gang was accused of robbing 24 banks and four police stations. He was a master evader and escaped the police’s attempts to capture him many times. He was finally shot to death by the authorities in 1934.

 4 
Kris Kristofferson
(Singer-songwriter)

Kris Kristofferson
19
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Brownsville, Texas, United States

Kris Kristofferson is a popular singer-songwriter and actor. Over the years, Kris has played a major role in the success of many famous singers, having contributed to their musical albums as a songwriter. For his achievements in the field of music, Kris Kristofferson was made a Country Music Hall of Fame inductee in 2004.

 5 
Erin Brockovich
(Environmental Activist)

Erin Brockovich
20
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Lawrence, Kansas

Legal consultant, environmental activist, and consumer activist Erin Brockovich is known for suing California-based Pacific Gas & Electric Company, alleging them of contamination of water with hexavelent chromium, in 1993. Her story inspired the Julia Roberts-starrer 2000 movie Erin Brockovich. She has written two books and hosted TV shows, too.

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Lee Min-ho
(Actor)

Lee Min-ho
56
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Lee Min-ho is a South Korean actor, model, and singer. He is best known for his portrayal of Gu Jun-pyo in the popular television series Boys Over Flowers, for which he received the prestigious Baeksang Arts Award. Widely regarded as a top Hallyu star, Lee Min-ho is one of South Korea's most-followed actors on social media.

 7 
Vijay
(actor, film actor)

Vijay
29
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Jaffna

Vijay is an Indian film actor, playback singer, and philanthropist. He is best known for his contribution to the Tamil film industry. With a significant fan following worldwide, Vijay is one of the most popular and highest-paid actors in south India. Also known for his philanthropic efforts, Vijay is credited with founding a social welfare organization named Vijay People Organization.

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Freddie Prinze
(Actor, Stand-up comedian)

Freddie Prinze
12
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Hell's Kitchen, New York, United States
Died: January 29, 1977

Freddie Prinze, father of Freddie Prinze Jr., was best known as Chico Rodriguez from Chico and the Man. A trained ballet dancer, Freddie had dropped out of high school to become a stand-up comedian. He shot himself to death, though a jury later ruled it an accidental and medicine-induced death.

 9 
Kurt Warner
(American football player)

Kurt Warner
14
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa, United States

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Dan Brown
(Novelist)

Dan Brown
8
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Exeter, New Hampshire, United States

Dan Brown is an American author best known for writing a series of Robert Langdon novels; three such novels, namely The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons, and Inferno, have been made into films, with Tom Hanks portraying Robert Langdon in all three movies. Also known for his charity work, Dan Brown donates money to several charitable causes.

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Todd Rundgren
(Multi-instrumentalist and Member of The Rock Band 'Utopia")

Todd Rundgren
25
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Todd Rundgren is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He is credited with forming popular rock bands, such as Utopia and Nazz. Regarded as a pioneer in the fields of progressive rock, electronic music, Internet music delivery, and music videos, Todd Rundgren's works, such as A Wizard, a True Star remain influential in the world of music.

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Tracy Pollan
(Actress)

Tracy Pollan
7
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States

Tracy Pollan is an American actress, best known for playing Ellen Reed on the popular sitcom, Family Ties. She is also credited with co-authoring a cookbook titled The Pollan Family Table. Apart from housing family recipes, the book also contains invaluable cooking techniques and kitchen tips.

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Lindsay Wagner
6
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Lindsay Wagner is best known for her Golden Globe-nominated and Emmy-winning role of Jaime Sommers in the sci-fi series The Bionic Woman. She had previously played the same role in the series The Six Million Dollar Man and later reprised it in several TV films, making it a cultural icon.

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Bruce Campbell
(Famous for His Potrayal of Ash Williams in Sam Raimi's 'Evil Dead' Franchise)

Bruce Campbell
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Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Royal Oak, Michigan, United States

Bruce Campbell is an American actor, filmmaker, and writer. Best known for his portrayal of Ash Williams in the Evil Dead franchise, Campbell is also known for his work in several cult films like Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat, Maniac Cop, Crimewave, and Bubba Ho-Tep. Since 2014, he has been organizing the Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival.

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Clyde Drexler
(Basketball player)

Clyde Drexler
9
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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Pete Maravich
(Basketball player)

Pete Maravich
8
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 5, 1988
Pete Maravich, or Pistol Pete, played for three NBA teams till injuries ended his career. He initially played under his father, head coach Press Maravich, for the LSU Tigers. He also became the NCAA Division I top scorer of all time, with 3,667 points and 44.2 points per game.

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Dustin Johnson
(Professional golfer)

Dustin Johnson
9
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: ), Columbia, South Carolina, United States

In 2021, golfer Dustin Johnson made it to the Forbes list of the world’s highest-paid athletes. He has won numerous top championships, including the FedEx Cup and the Masters Tournament of 2020. He is also a six-time World Golf Championship winner, with only legendary golfer Tiger Woods ahead of him.

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Ralph Waite
8
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States
Died: February 13, 2014
Ralph Waite is best remembered for his Emmy-nominated roles of John Walton Sr. in The Waltons and Slater in Roots. Fans also loved him in series such as NCIS and Bones, and in movies such as Cliffhanger. He was a U.S. Marine and also ran for Congress as a Democrat.

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Amrish Puri
6
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Nawanshahr, Jullundur, Punjab, British India
Died: January 12, 2005

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Amy Brenneman
(Actress)

Amy Brenneman
12
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: New London, Connecticut, United States

Amy Brenneman is an American actress best known for playing Detective Janice Licalsi in the police procedural drama TV series NYPD Blue, for which she received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. She is credited with creating a legal drama television series titled Judging Amy where she also played the title role. She is also credited with co-founding Cornerstone Theatre Company.

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Donald Faison
(Actor, Voice Actor)

Donald Faison
4
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
Donald Faison is best known for his NAACP Image Award-nominated roles of Chris Turk in Scrubs and Phil Chase in The Exes. Fans also loved him as Murray Duvall in both the film and series Clueless. He has also appeared in the music videos of several popular artists.

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Billy Wilder
(One of the Most Brilliant and Versatile Filmmakers of 'Classic Hollywood Cinema' With a Career Spanning Five Decades)

Billy Wilder
3
Birth Year: 1906
Birthplace: Sucha Beskidzka, Poland
Died: March 27, 2002

Billy Wilder was an Austrian-born American film producer, screenwriter, and director. Widely considered one of the most versatile and brilliant filmmakers of Classical Hollywood cinema, Wilder became the first person to win Oscars as a screenwriter, director, and producer for his 1960 film The Apartment.

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Graham Greene
3
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada

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Lecy Goranson
(Actress)

Lecy Goranson
3
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States

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Oh Yeon-seo
(Actress)

Oh Yeon-seo
4
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Jinju, South Korea

Oh Yeon-seo is a South Korean actress and singer who was part of a now-defunct girl group called LUV. Oh Yeon-seo is known for playing important roles in popular TV dramas, such as My Husband Got a Family, Shine or Go Crazy, and A Korean Odyssey. She has also won several awards, such as MBC Drama Awards.

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Octavia Butler
(Science fiction author)

Octavia Butler
7
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
Died: February 24, 2006

One of the finest African-American sci-fi authors, Octavia Butler was raised single-handedly by her widowed mother. Best known for the Patternist series and the short story Bloodchild, she often mingled mythology and spirituality in her work. She was the first sci-fi author to receive a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship.

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Carson Daly
(Television host)

Carson Daly
7
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States

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Jo Cox
(Politician)

Jo Cox
5
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Batley, West Yorshire, England, UK
Died: June 16, 2016

British MP and Labour Party politician Jo Cox had also worked with Oxfam. The world was shocked by the news of her brutal assassination in 2016. She was shot and stabbed multiple times by far-right terrorist Thomas Mair, who believed the white race was under threat due to leftist beliefs.

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Jung Yong-hwa
(Singer-songwriter, Record Producer, Actor)

Jung Yong-hwa
3
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Seoul-born Jung Yong-hwa started his career as a street performer in Japan with his band CNBlue. He deviated from pop-rock and experimented with ballads and R&B in his solo career later. He also plunged into acting with You’re Beautiful and appeared on the reality show We Got Married.

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Stephen Chow
(TVB veteran actor, Director)

Stephen Chow
4
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: British Hong Kong

Stephen Chow is a Hong Kong actor, producer, and filmmaker. He is best known for playing important characters in martial arts films like Shaolin Soccer. Apart from appearing in Shaolin Soccer, Chow also directed the film which grossed more than US$50 million. Renowned for his work in comedy, Chow was nicknamed King of Comedy by the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark
10
Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: Tatoi Palace, Tatoi, Greece
Died: November 16, 1937

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Anwar Hadid
9
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: California, United States

Anwar Hadid is an American model and TV personality. The brother of famous models Bella and Gigi Hadid, Anwar Hadid is very popular Instagram where he has millions of followers. Also a musician, Hadid made headlines when he started going out with English singer and songwriter, Dua Lipa, after bonding over music with the latter.

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Randy Couture
(Actor, Former Mixed Martial Artist & Greco-Roman Wrestler)

Randy Couture
6
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Everett, Washington, United States

Randy Couture is a former U.S. Army sergeant and retired mixed martial artist. He currently works as an actor. He began his career as an army man and later turned to mixed martial arts. In this field, he was a three-time UFC Heavyweight Champion. After quitting UFC, he became an actor and starred in the hit film The Hard Way. 

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Jerrod Carmichael
1
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States

Giuseppe Mazzini
3
Birth Year: 1805
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
Died: March 10, 1872

Giuseppe Mazzini was an Italian journalist, politician, and activist. He played a major role in the Italian revolutionary movement and in the unification of Italy. His efforts gave rise to an independent and unified Italy, which replaced many separate states that were dominated by foreign powers. Mazzini is widely regarded as the most influential European revolutionary.

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Abbas Kiarostami
(Film director, Screenwriter, Photographer, Film producer, Poet, Film editor)

Abbas Kiarostami
8
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Tehran
Died: July 4, 2016

Abbas Kiarostami was an Iranian screenwriter, film director, film producer, photographer, and poet. Over the course of his illustrious career, Kiarostami was honored with numerous awards such as the Jury Special Award at the Tehran International Film Festival and Best Film Award at the Iranian Film Festival for Children and Young Adults. 

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Mary Lynn Rajskub
(Actress, comedian)

Mary Lynn Rajskub
4
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Trenton

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Joe Dempsie
1
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK

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Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari
(Former Actress, Second wife of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi)

Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari
10
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Esfahan, Iran
Died: October 26, 2001

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Jeffrey Earnhardt
(Race car driver)

Jeffrey Earnhardt
0
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Mooresville, North Carolina, United States

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Champ Bailey
(American Football Player)

Champ Bailey
3
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Folkston, Georgia, USA

 42 
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Renowned Author & Aviator)

Anne Morrow Lindbergh
2
Birth Year: 1906
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey
Died: February 7, 2001

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Jasmine Sanders
(Model, Actor, Social Media Personality)

Jasmine Sanders
2
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Frankenthal, Germany

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Ed Bradley
(American journalist)

Ed Bradley
3
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 9, 2006

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Bethe Correia
(Mixed Martial Artist)

Bethe Correia
1
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Campina Grande, Paraíba, Brazil

Brazilian MMA fighter Bethe Correia, also known as Pitbull, initially studied accounting but soon realized she wasn’t cut out for an office job. She has had a long stint with UFC and is known for her grappling skills. Her retirement bout in 2021 was postponed due to an appendix surgery.

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Dan Wheldon
(Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver)

Dan Wheldon
3
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Emberton
Died: October 16, 2011

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Ian Kinsler
(Baseball Player)

Ian Kinsler
0
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, USA

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Katherine Dunham
(Dancer, Choreographer)

Katherine Dunham
2
Birth Year: 1909
Birthplace: Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States
Died: May 21, 2006

Dancer, choreographer, and social activist Katherine Dunham was also a qualified anthropologist. She experimented with various ritual dances, and her innovations included a ballet performance based on Caribbean dance. She also pioneered the Dunham Technique of dance pedagogy and used the pen-name Kaye Dunn to write several works.

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Erich Maria Remarque
3
Birth Year: 1898
Birthplace: Osnabrück, Germany
Died: September 25, 1970

German novelist Erich Maria Remarque is best remembered for his landmark novel All Quiet on the Western Front. Born in the late 1890s, he was conscripted into the German Imperial Army during World War I. His wartime experiences later motivated him to write what would become his seminal work. He also authored many other poignant novels.

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Catherine Disher
5
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: England, United Kingdom

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on June 22

Personality
Individuals born on June 22 have a very well developed sense of humor. They are very sensitive to their surroundings. They are sociable and get along well with a wide variety of people, and are known for their gregarious, kind and fair attitude. Cancers born on June 22 are communicative and are very open and receptive to others. When given to a particular desire, they will work endlessly to achieve that goal.

Health
People born on June 22 tend to seek a healthy lifestyle. They pay attention to what they eat and exercise regularly, which leads to an overall tendency to be robust and healthy. People born on this day are prone to having allergies. Illnesses tend to be complex and the inquisitive and intelligent nature of these individuals, makes them likely to seek out their own cures and holistic style of medicine. Even though people born on June 22 are generally physically healthy, they tend to have a lot of anxiety and are especially fearful of anything to do with air such as lightening, air travel and tornadoes.

Finance
Cancers born on June 22 are very hard working and diligent. They take great pride in anything they do, and want to do it with perfection. Success in their chosen field and financial security is very important to people born on this day, and they don’t feel content unless they feel they have achieved it.

Career
People born on June 22 choose a career for its material rewards, not just for satisfaction. They look for the career that pays well and provide them with long term security. They judge their success on what they have earned financially or materially.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
People born on June 22 seek for a stable, long term relationship. They hold friendship in high esteem and reward the loyalty of others with an undying devotion. Their liking of someone is not just restricted to the shallowness of outer beauty but, they like someone for their inner beauty. They look for the kind of partner who understands their insecurities and soothes them.

Lucky Colors: Neon Blues and Whites and Multi-Color Patterns
Lucky Numbers: 4, 22, 40, 58, 76
Lucky Days (of the week): Sunday and Tuesday
Lucky Days (of the month): 11 and 22