Famous People Born On March 22nd

Individuals born on March 22nd are born under the sun sign, Aries. They are born on the cusp of the sun’s transit from Pisces, and they may exhibit traits of both signs. People born on March 22nd are warriors in their own right. They fight for everything, whether it is a goal, love or to ward off an enemy. Anything that comes easily is of little interest to these people, and is easily cast aside for something more challenging. March 22 natives are energetic, aggressive and driven by motivation. They have a magnetic personality which draws people to them.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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Reese Witherspoon
45
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Acclaimed actress, Reese Witherspoon, shot to fame with her film Legally Blonde and continued her successful journey working in films and television shows like Walk the Line, Wild and Big Little Lies. In process, she became one of the most bankable stars in Hollywood and also one of the world’s highest paid actresses. Witherspoon has her own production company too.

 2 
JJ Watt
(American Football Player)

JJ Watt
24
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Pewaukee, Wisconsin, United States

JJ Watt is an American football player who currently plays defensive end for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He also plays defensive tackle in some situations. Sports Illustrated named him its Sportsperson of the Year in 2017. He is regarded as one of the greatest defensive ends in NFL history. Besides sports, he co-hosts the Fox game show, Ultimate Tag.

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William Shatner
(Famous for His Portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk in the 'Star Trek' Franchise)

William Shatner
39
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Canadian actor, William Shatner, is best known for his roles in the television series Boston Legal, a legal drama for which he won two Emmy Awards and Star Trek, a science fiction adventure. He has also worked in many other sitcoms and films and has authored a number of science fiction novels. He is a singer and a spoken-word artist too.

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Keegan-Michael Key
(Known for Co-Creating & Starring in the Comedy Central Sketch Series 'Key & Peele')

Keegan-Michael Key
15
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Southfield, Michigan, United States
Keegan-Michael Key is an American actor, producer, comedian, and writer. He is credited with co-creating Comedy Central's sketch comedy series Key & Peele for which he has received a couple of awards including a Primetime Emmy Award. He is also known for his philanthropic efforts; he has participated in the Young Storytellers Foundation's annual fundraiser.

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Constance Wu
(Actress)

Constance Wu
10
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, USA

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James Patterson
3
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Newburgh, New York, United States

One of the highest-earning authors in the contemporary world, James Patterson is the writer of many mystery fictions which sold records copie globally. Born to working-class parents of Irish-origin, the American writer whose thriller novels include Alex Cross and Michael Bennett series is also a philanthropist and contributes to promoting reading. He founded the James Patterson PageTurner Awards.

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Cole Hauser
17
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States

Born into a family of film personalities, Cole Hauser decided to drop out of school at the age of 16 in order to pursue a career in acting - it turned out to be one of the best decisions of his life as he went on to become a popular actor.

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Rick Harrison
(Businessman)

Rick Harrison
8
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Lexington, North Carolina, United States
Rick Harrison, co-owner of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, shot to fame with the History Channel show Pawn Stars. His memoir, License to Pawn, became a New York Times bestseller. Named the National Pawnbrokers Association’s 2010 Pawnbroker of the Year, he also appeared on the game show Pawnography

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Yayoi Kusama
(Contemporary Artist)

Yayoi Kusama
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Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan
Japanese contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama is known for her variety of artforms, including sculpture, installations, paintings, and fashion. She mingles elements such as feminism, surrealism, and abstract expressionism, and expresses her struggle with mental illness through her art. She has also published books and produced an award-winning film. 

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Andrew Lloyd Webber
5
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Kensington, London
Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber reinvented the musical and created masterpieces such as Don't Cry for Me Argentina from Evita and Memory from Cats. He is one of 16 people to have won the Oscar, Grammy, Emmy, and Tony. He owns one of the biggest theater companies in London.

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Nick Robinson
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Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

Nick Robinson is an American actor known for his contribution across all three major acting mediums. He started his career as a child artist before going on to establish himself in the film, TV, and theater industry; in 2018, he was mentioned in Forbes magazine's 30 Under 30 list. 

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Stephen Sondheim
(American composer)

Stephen Sondheim
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Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 26, 2021

Stephen Sondheim is an American lyricist and composer. Widely regarded as one of the 20th century's most prominent figures in musical theatre, Sondheim is credited with reinventing the American musical. In 1981, he founded Young Playwrights Inc. to encourage young people to write for the theatre. An openly gay composer, Sondheim also serves as an inspiration to the LGBT community.

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Matthew Modine
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Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Loma Linda, California

Matthew Modine is best known for his Golden Globe-nominated roles in And the Band Played On and What the Deaf Man Heard. Fans also loved him as Sullivan Groff in Weeds and as Dr. Brenner in Stranger Things. He is associated with a pro-bike organization named Bicycle for a Day.

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Euronymous
(Guitarist)

Euronymous
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Egersund
Died: August 10, 1993
Øystein Aarseth, better known as Euronymous, was a pioneer in the Norwegian black-metal circuit. He co-founded the band Mayhem and was its guitarist. He also launched the metal record label Deathlike Silence Productions and the black-metal record shop Helvete. A self-proclaimed Satanist, he was murdered by his bandmate Varg Vikernes.

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Allison Stokke
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Newport Beach, California, USA

Allison Stokke became an internet sensation after a few of her images went viral when she was 17. The talented high-school pole vaulter earned the 2011 All-American honors. She later gained more fame as a fitness model and a sex symbol than as a sportsperson. She also failed her Olympic trials.

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Karl Malden
1
Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 1, 2009

Karl Malden is best remembered for his Academy Award-winning role of Harold Mitchell in A Streetcar Named Desire. He also won a BAFTA for the film Baby Doll and an Emmy for Fatal Vision. Fans also loved him as Mike Stone in The Streets of San Francisco and its spin-off.

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Werner Klemperer
1
Birth Year: 1920
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: December 6, 2000

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George Benson
(Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Jazz musician, Composer, Jazz guitarist)

George Benson
1
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Pittsburgh

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Laurie David
(Environmental Activist)

Laurie David
0
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States

Laurie David is an American environmental activist best known for producing An Inconvenient Truth, a documentary film that has been credited for reenergizing the environmental movement and raising public awareness on global warming. In 2003, she was honored with the Children's Nature Institute's Leaf Award for her efforts to educate young children about our environment.

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Wilhelm I
(King)

Wilhelm I
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Birth Year: 1797
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: March 9, 1888

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Lena Olin
(Actress)

Lena Olin
2
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

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Chico Marx
(American comedian)

Chico Marx
2
Birth Year: 1887
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: October 11, 1961

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Anne Dudek
(Actress)

Anne Dudek
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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James Wolk
(Actor)

James Wolk
2
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States

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Shawn Bradley
(Basketball player)

Shawn Bradley
0
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Landstuhl, West Germany

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Bruno Ganz
(Actor)

Bruno Ganz
3
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Seebach, Switzerland
Died: February 16, 2019

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Louis L’Amour
(Novelist)

Louis L’Amour
5
Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: Jamestown, North Dakota, United States
Died: June 10, 1988

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Marcel Marceau
3
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: September 22, 2007

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M. Emmet Walsh
0
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Ogdensburg, New York, USA

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Bob Costas
(Sportscaster)

Bob Costas
1
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States

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Ross Martin
(Actors)

Ross Martin
1
Birth Year: 1920
Birthplace: Gródek, Poland
Died: July 3, 1981

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Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor (1508-1519))

Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor
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Birth Year: 1459
Birthplace: Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Died: January 12, 1519

Maximilian I  was Holy Roman Emperor from 1508 until his death in 1519. The son of Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor, and Eleanor of Portugal, he ruled jointly with his father for the last years of the latter’s reign. During his reign, he expanded the influence of the House of Habsburg and established the Habsburg dynasty in Spain. 

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Jessie Andrews
0
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Florida, USA

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Guillermo Diaz
1
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: New Jersey, United States

Kellie Shanygne Williams
3
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

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Stephanie Mills
(Singer, Singer-songwriter)

Stephanie Mills
2
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: New York City

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Zulay Henao
(Actress)

Zulay Henao
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Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Medellín

Colombian-born actor Zulay Henao made headlines for her relationship with Entourage actor Kevin Connolly, after an Instagram post in 2021 declared they were expecting a child. She had plunged into acting after serving in the U.S. Army for 3 years and later gained fame with series such as The Oath.

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Anthony van Dyck
1
Birth Year: 1599
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: December 9, 1641

Anthony van Dyck was a Flemish Baroque artist who started painting at an early age before going on to become the leading court painter in England. Although he is best remembered for painting the aristocracy, van Dyck also painted biblical and mythological subjects. In 1632, Anthony van Dyck received a knighthood from Charles I.

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Louis L'Amour
(Novelist)

Louis L'Amour
2
Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: Jamestown, North Dakota, United States
Died: June 10, 1988

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Braxton Bragg
(Military Leader)

Braxton Bragg
1
Birth Year: 1817
Birthplace: Warrenton, North Carolina, United States
Died: September 27, 1876

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May Britt
(Actress)

May Britt
1
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Lidingö, Lidingö, Sweden

May Britt is a Swedish retired actress who moved to the US in the late-1950s where she made headlines for marrying Sammy Davis Jr. at a time when interracial marriage was forbidden by law in the US. In the 1998 film, The Rat Pack, which narrates the circumstances surrounding May Britt's wedding to Davis, Britt was played by Megan Dodds.

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P. Ramlee
(Actor)

P. Ramlee
0
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Penang, Malaysia
Died: May 29, 1973

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Roger Whittaker
(Singer-songwriter)

Roger Whittaker
1
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

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Tania Raymonde
0
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

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Will Yun Lee
(Actor Known for His Roles as ‘Danny Woo’ in ‘Witchblade’ and ‘Jae Kim’ in ‘Bionic Woman')

Will Yun Lee
1
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Arlington County, Virginia, United States

Will Yun Lee is an actor and martial artist best known for his role in the sci-fi TV series Bionic Woman. He has also appeared in the movie The Wolverine. The son of a Taekwondo grandmaster, he started receiving his training at the age of three. As a young man, he taught martial arts and also began his acting career.  

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Lindsay Frimodt
1
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Sacramento

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Robert Andrews Millikan
1
Birth Year: 1868
Birthplace: Morrison
Died: December 19, 1953

Nobel Prize-winning experimental physicist Robert Andrews Millikan had begun his career as a faculty member at the University of Chicago and penned countless physics books. He later devoted himself to his research on elementary electronic charge and the photoelectric effect. His famous oil-drop experiment is known to all physics enthusiasts.

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Brian Shaw
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)

Brian Shaw
0
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Fort Lupton, Colorado, United States

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Surya Sen
(Revolutionary)

Surya Sen
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Birth Year: 1894
Birthplace: Raozan Upazila, Bangladesh
Died: January 12, 1934

Surya Sen, popularly known as Master Da, was initially a school teacher in Chittagong and later an eminent freedom fighter. Best known for his association with the 1930 Chittagong armoury raid, he was later imprisoned by the British and tortured mercilessly, before being hanged to death.

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Iben Hjejle
(Actress)

Iben Hjejle
0
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Søborg, Denmark

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on March 22

Personality
People born on this day are highly energetic. True to their fire sign, they have a fiery personality. This fire can illuminate the way by helping them navigate through difficult situations, making them strong leaders. Unfortunately, these same qualities can make them a bit temperamental as they fail to listen to the needs and suggestions of others. March 22nd individuals make excellent friends because they are loyal and protective of the people they value. However, they are often taken advantage of, because they fail to see others for who they really are. Their protective nature can cause them to become jealous or a little possessive.

Health
People born on this date are fairly healthy. They enjoy being active, which makes it easy for them to stay physically fit and strong. Various types of physical activities and sports come naturally to these people, and are often a source of leisurely activity. The other side of the coin is that these highly active individuals are vulnerable to injuries and stress-related illnesses. Their competitive nature in most aspects of life is often the reason for high stress levels. The inability to meet their own impossible standards can lead to depression and anxiety. The key to staying healthy is learning the difference between ambition and complete burn-out.

Finance
Money is of utmost importance to those born on March 22nd. They enjoy basking in material possessions and often equate them with hard work, status and importance. These individuals may quickly sacrifice financial security for the possibility of living a more lavish, but risky lifestyle. Arrogance and materialistic behavior is a recipe for disaster.

Career
Managerial and other leadership positions best suit individuals born on March 22. When working in entry-level positions, they are at their prime when there is opportunity for advancement. Opportunities to run their own business can keep these individuals happy in their career choices, as long as they recognize their tendency to make impulsive decisions.

Relationships, Marriage and Children
Relationships carry their own challenges to those born on March 22, since these individuals are easily bored. A major component of attraction to them is luring the object of their affections. Beyond the initial phases of a relationship, the need is to keep the chemistry new and exciting. Similarly, they may unknowingly pursue a relationship due to the challenges it brings, and not genuine interest. Within a marriage, they will expect to dominate the household. In exchange for taking a more subordinate role, the partner will live in a secure and lavish household. These individuals make excellent parents, but are tough disciplinarians. They should take care not to live vicariously through their children and encourage them to find their own path.

Lucky Colors: Electric Blue, Electric White, Multi-Colors
Lucky Numbers: 4, 13, 22, 31, 40, 49, 58, 67, 76
Lucky Days (of the week): Sunday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the month): 2, 22, 28