Famous Birthdays on 13th January

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 223

  • 1334 King Henry II of Castile (d. 1379)
  • 1381 St Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares)
  • 1406 Matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile)
  • 1505 Joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg)
  • 1562 Mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601)
  • 1596 Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter
  • 1610 Maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665)
  • 1616 Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic
  • 1635 Philipp Jakob Spener, German theologian (d. 1705)
  • 1651 Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (d. 1694)
  • 1683 Johann Christoph Graupner, German composer
  • 1690 Gottfried Heinrich Stolzel, composer
  • 1720 Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (d. 1808)
  • 1727 Johann Christoph Schmugel, composer
  • 1734 Luca Sorkocevic, composer
  • 1749 Friedrich Müller, painter and dramatist (d. 1825)
  • 1778 Anton Fischer, composer
  • 1787 John Davis, 14th and 17th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1854)
  • 1788 Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer
  • 1802 Eduard von Bauernfeld, comedic playwright, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1804 Paul Gavarni, French caricaturist (d. 1866)
  • 1804 John Pringle Nichol, Scottish Astronomer and educator
  • 1805 Thomas Dyer, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1862)
  • 1807 Napoleon Bonaparte Buford, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1883)
  • 1808 Salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73)
  • 1812 Humphrey Marshall, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1872)
  • 1812 Victor de Laprade, French poet and critic (d. 1883)
  • 1815 William Henry French, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1881)
  • 1824 Ignacy Marceli Komorowski, composer
  • 1832 Horatio Alger, Jr., American minister and author (Lost at Sea, Work & Win), born in Chelsea, Massachusetts
  • 1835 Gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns, Belgian jurist/minister of the Interior
  • 1845 Félix Tisserand, French Astronomer (d. 1896)
  • 1850 Leon Francis Victor Caron, composer
  • 1858 Oskar Minkowski, Biologist (d. 1931)
  • 1859 Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)
  • 1859 Kostis Palamas, Greek poet (d. 1943)
  • 1861 Max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959)
  • 1864 Wilhelm K W Wien, German physicist (Nobel 1911)
  • 1865 Princess Marie of Orléans (d. 1908)
  • 1866 Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer
  • 1869 Emanuele F, duke of Aosta, Italian general (WW I)/fascist
  • 1870 Henryk Opienski, Polish composer/conductor (St Moniuszko)
  • 1870 Ross Granville Harrison, American biologist (d. 1959)
  • 1874 Jozef E van Roey, Flemish cardinal/archbishop of Mechlin
  • 1878 Lionel Groulx, Canadian nationalist (d. 1967)
  • 1881 Essington Lewis, Australian industrialist (d. 1961)
  • 1884 Johannes Elsensohn, Dutch actor/writer (Arie, novel from the Jordan)
  • 1884 Sophie Tucker, [Kalish], Russia, singer/last of red hot mammas
  • 1885 Alfred Fuller, CEO (Fuller Brush Man)
  • 1886 Art Ross, Canadian ice hockey player and executive (d. 1964)
  • 1887 George Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949)
  • 1890 Jüri Uluots, Estonian Prime Minister (d. 1945)
  • 1892 Paul Smart, US, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • 1893 Clarke Ashton Smith, US, sci-fi author (Lost Worlds, Genius Loci)
  • 1893 Jan Evangelista Zelinka, composer
  • 1893 Roy Cazaly, Australian rules footballer (d. 1963)
  • 1895 Anton Betzner, writer
  • 1895 Fortunio Bonanova, Palma de Mallorca Spain, opera singer
  • 1898 Pedro DE Teixeira de Mattos, Dutch diplomat
  • 1898 Kai Munk, Danish playwright and Lutheran pastor, martyr (d. 1944)
  • 1898 Carlo Tagliabue, Italian baritone (d. 1978)
  • 1899 Kay Francis, American actress (d. 1968)
  • 1900 Yasuji Kiyose, composer
  • 1901 A. B. Guthrie, American novelist, historian (d. 1991)
  • 1901 Mieczysław Żywczyński, Polish historian and priest (d. 1978)
  • 1903 Kay Francis, [Katherine E Gibbs], actress (False Madonna), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1904 Richard Addinsell, composer (Taming of Shrew), born in London, England
  • 1905 Percy Humphrey, American jazz trumpet player and bandleader, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1995)
  • 1906 Maxime Jacob, composer
  • 1907 Sabine Zlatin, Polish-born French nurse who tried save Izieu children from Nazis), born in Warsaw (d. 1996)
  • 1909 Danny Barker, jazz guitarist
  • 1909 Marinus van der Lubbe, Dutch communist
  • 1911 Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, premier (Queensland)
  • 1913 Jeff Morrow, actor (Bart-Union Pacific, Temperatures Rising), born in NYC, New York
  • 1915 Edward Frederick Weston Goodman, property developer
  • 1916 Bella Lewitsky, choreographer
  • 1916 Osa Massen, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (Jack London, Rocketship XM)
  • 1917 Felix Guerro Diaz, composer
  • 1918 Lester Sill, pioneer music publisher/record producer
  • 1918 Steve Dunne, Northampton Mass, actor (Professional Father)
  • 1918 Ted Willis, prolific English screenwriter (It's Great to be Young)
  • 1919 Army Archerd, Hollywood columnist/TV host (Movie Game)
  • 1919 Robert Stack, actor (Eliot Ness-Untouchables, Airplane), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1921 Dachine Rainer, British writer (d. 2000)
  • 1923 Danil Shafran, cellist
  • 1923 Jack Watling, actor (Nanny, Adventure for 2, Naked Heart), born in London, England
  • 1924 Philip Rawson, artist/teacher
  • 1924 Paul Feyerabend, Austrian-born philosopher (d. 1994)
  • 1925 Gwen Verdon, LA, actress/singer/dancer (Cotton Club, Sweet Charity)
  • 1925 Rosemary Murphy, American actress (Margaret-Lucas Tanner), born in Munich, Germany, (d. 2014)
  • 1926 Carolyn Heilbrun, [Amanda Cross], author (Lady Ottoline's Album)
  • 1926 Pamela M Cunnington, English architect/author (Change of Use)
  • 1926 Michael Bond, British writer
  • 1927 Brock Adams, American politician (d. 2004)
  • 1927 Sydney Brenner, British Nobel Laureate
  • 1928 David Sheiner, actor (Paul-Mr Novak, Norman-Diana), born in NYC, New York
  • 1928 Gregory Walcott, Wilson NC, actor (87th Precinct)
  • 1929 Joseph Anthony Pass, guitarist
  • 1929 Wim Bary, Dutch actor/theater director (Nice Boys)
  • 1930 Frances Sternhagen, actress (Outland, Starting Over), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1930 Roman Ciesiewicz, artist/graphic designer
  • 1931 Charles Nelson Reilly, actor (Match Game, Ghost & Mrs Muir), born in NYC, New York
  • 1931 Ian Hendry, English actor (d. 1984)
  • 1933 Nurdin Jivraj, Tanzanian/British hotel magnate (Buckingham Intl)
  • 1933 Ron[ald Joseph] Goulart, US, sci-fi author (Deadwalk, Plunder)
  • 1933 Tom B Gola, NBA Hall-of-Famer, (d. 2014)
  • 1934 Rip Taylor, American actor and comedian (Gong Show, $1.98 Beauty Show), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1935 Mauro Forghieri, Italian automotive & mechanical engineer (Scuderia Ferrari)
  • 1935 Elsa Martinelli, Italian actress
  • 1936 Ami Maayani, composer
  • 1936 Edward R Madigan, (Rep-R-IL, 1973- )
  • 1936 Renato Bruson, Italian operatic baritone
  • 1938 Billy Gray, actor (Bud-Father Knows Best), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1938 Paavo Johannes Heininen, composer
  • 1938 William B. Davis, Canadian actor
  • 1938 Tord Grip, Swedish football manager
  • 1938 Jean Cabut [Cabu], French caricaturist (Charlie Hebdo), born in Châlons-en-Champagne, France (d. 2015)
  • 1939 Jacek Gmoch, Polish footballer and coach
  • 1940 Edmund White, American author
  • 1941 Meinhard Nehmer, German DR, 2 man bobsledder (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1941 Pasqual Maragall, Spanish politician
  • 1943 Richard Moll, Cal, actor (Night Court, House, Dungeonmaster, Survivor)
  • 1943 William Duckworth, composer
  • 1945 [Eileen] Joy[ce] Chant [Rutter], UK, sci-fi author (High Kings)
  • 1946 Eero Koivistoinen, Finnish musician
  • 1947 John Lees, England, rock guitarist/vocalist (Medicine Man)
  • 1947 Peter Sundelin, Sweden, yachtsmen (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1947 Jacek Majchrowski, Mayor of Kraków
  • 1947 Carles Rexach, former Spanish-Catalan footballer and coach
  • 1948 Kenia Jayantilal, cricketer (5 at Kingston 71 his only inns for India)
  • 1948 Gaj Singh, Maharaja of Jodhpur
  • 1949 Brandon Tartikoff, TV exec (NBC)
  • 1949 Rakesh Sharma, India, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11)
  • 1950 Bob Forsch, American baseball player
  • 1950 John McNaughton, American film director
  • 1952 Cornelius Bumpus, keyboardist (Doobie Bros-Minute by Minute)
  • 1952 Sharon Gabet, actress (Edge of Night, Another World), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1954 Vicki McCarty, playmate (Sep, 1979), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955 Fred White, rocker (Earth Wind & Fire-Shining Star, Easy Lover)
  • 1955 Jay McInerney, author (Bright Lights, Big City)
  • 1955 Titus M Mafolo, S Afr journalist/ANC-leader
  • 1955 Trevor Rabin, rocker (Yes)
  • 1955 Paul Kelly, Australian singer
  • 1956 Janet Hubert-Whitten, actress (Vivian Banks-Fresh Prince of Bel Air)
  • 1956 Jay McInerney, writer (Bright Lights, Big City)
  • 1956 Malcolm Foster, rock bassist (Pretenders-Mystery Achievement)
  • 1957 Christina Seufert, Sacraento California, diver (Olympic-bronze-1984)
  • 1957 Don Snow, rocker (Squeeze)
  • 1957 Mark Francis O'Meara, Goldsboro NC, PGA golfer (1984 Greater Milw)
  • 1957 Lorrie Moore, American writer
  • 1958 Ricardo Acuna, Chile, tennis star
  • 1959 James Lomenzo, American musician (Megadeth)
  • 1960 Kevin Anderson, American actor (Hoffa, Sleeping with the Enemy), born in Gurnee Illinois
  • 1960 Takis Lemonis, Greek footballer and coach
  • 1961 Graham "Suggs" McPherson, Sussex, rock vocalist (Madness-Our House)

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1961 Julia Louis-Dreyfus, comedienne (SNL, Seinfeld, Soul Man, Troll), born in NYC, New York

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  • 1961 Kelly Hrudey, Edmonton, NHL goalie (LA Kings)
  • 1961 Kent Hull, NFL center (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1961 Suggs, English singer
  • 1962 Brett Maxie, NFL safety (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
  • 1962 Kevin Mitchell, US baseball outfielder (NY Met, SF Giants, Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1963 Dirk Tazelaar, cricketer (Queensland & Surrey left-arm pace bowler)
  • 1963 Felita Carr, Fort Lauderdale Fl, dance skater (& Komarov-1995 Pac Champ)
  • 1963 Tim Patrick Kelly, guitarist (Slaughter-Stick it Live), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1963 Kevin McClatchy, American businessman
  • 1964 Penelope Ann Miller, actress (Kindergarden Cop) [or Feb 13], born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964 Ronan Rafferty, Northern Irish golfer
  • 1966 Joseph Harper, Ventura California, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96)
  • 1966 Marcus Turner, NFL cornerback/safety (NY Jets)

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1966 Patrick Dempsey, American actor (Grey's Anatomy),born in Lewiston Maine

  • 1966 Tabitha Stevens, fictional character (Bewitched)
  • 1967 Annie Jones, Australian actress
  • 1967 George Paterson, Scottish singer/songwriter DMP
  • 1968 Kelly Boucher, Canadian basketball forward (Olympics-96), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1968 Mike Whitlow, English footballer
  • 1968 Chara, Japanese singer and actress
  • 1969 Andre Cason, US runner (world record 50 indoor)
  • 1969 Dan Footman, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns, Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1969 John Flannery, guard/corner (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1969 Katarzyna Nowak, Lodz Poland, tennis star (1994 Futures France)
  • 1969 Kevin Foster, US baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs)
  • 1969 Orlando Miller, Changionola Panama, infielder (Houston Astros)
  • 1969 Robert Wilson, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins)
  • 1969 Stephen Hendry, Edinburgh, Scottish professional snooker player
  • 1970 Anne-Marie Goddard, Utrechtum Netherlands, playmate (Jan, 94)
  • 1970 Frank Kooiman, soccer player (Sparta)
  • 1970 Keith Coogan, Palm Springs, California, American actor (Jeffrey-Waltons, Gun Shy)
  • 1970 Nachi Abe, WLAF tight end (Scotland Claymores)
  • 1970 Marco Pantani, Italian cyclist (d. 2004)
  • 1970 Shonda Rhimes, American screenwriter/creator (Grey's Anatomy, Scandal), born in Chicago Illinois
  • 1971 Elmer Dessens, Hermosillo Mexico, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • 1971 John Mallory Asher, American film actor/director
  • 1972 Byron "Bam" Morris, NFL running back (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1972 Nicole Eggert, actress (Charles in Charge, Baywatch), born in Glendale, California
  • 1972 Richard Woodley, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
  • 1972 Atoosa Rubenstein, Iranian-born American magazine editor
  • 1972 Vitaly Scherbo, Belarusian gymnast
  • 1973 Nikolai Khabibulin, Sverdlovsk Russia, NHL goalie (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 1973 Gloria Yip, Hong Kong actor
  • 1974 Matt Lepsis, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)