Famous Birthdays on January 17 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 288 of 288

  • 1955 Steve Earle, country singer (Guitar Town), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1956 Mitch Vogel, American actor (Jamie-Bonanza), born in Alhambra, California
  • 1956 Paul Young, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Every Time You Go Away)
  • 1957 Donna Stone, NJ, fencer-epee (Olympics-96)
  • 1957 Steve Harvey, American actor, comedian and radio personality
  • 1957 Ann Nocenti, American comic book writer
  • 1957 Michel Vaarten, Belgian cyclist
  • 1958 Jez Strode, rocker (Kajagoogoo)
  • 1959 Susanna Hoffs, actress/rocker (Bangles-Walk Like an Egyptian)
  • 1959 Momoe Yamaguchi, Japanese singer and actress
  • 1960 Chili Davis, Kingston Jamacia, outfielder (California Angels)
  • 1960 John Crawford, bass (Berlin-You Take My Breath Away), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1960 Chatchai Plengpanich, Thai actor
  • 1961 Maia Chiburdanidze, Kutaisi USSR, women's world chess champ
  • 1961 Brian Helgeland, American writer and film director
  • 1962 Jim Carrey, Canadian-American actor (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Dumb & Dumber, The Mask), born in Ontario Canada
  • 1962 Sebastian Junger, American journalist and author
  • 1963 Kai Hansen, German singer and guitarist (Gamma Ray)
  • 1964 Jeff Tabaka, US baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres)

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1964 Michelle Obama, 1st African-American US First Lady (2009-16), born in DeYoung, Illinois

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  • 1965 Nikos Nioplias, Greek footballer
  • 1965 Sylvain Turgeon, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1966 Anna Ivan, La Joltennis star, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1966 Don Myrah, cyclist (Olympics-20th-96), born in Oakland, California
  • 1966 Karissa Rushing, Benton Arkansas, Miss Arkansas-America (1991)
  • 1966 Rexton Gordon, Jamaican dj/rapper (Shabba Ranks-Extra Naked)
  • 1966 Shabba Ranks, reggae singer
  • 1966 Trish Johnson, Bristol England, LPGA golfer (1993 Las Vegas)
  • 1967 Gregory Caccia, Bayshore NY, team handball right back (Olympics-1996)
  • 1967 William Michael Heinen Jr, Rayne LA, PGA golfer (1994 Shell Houston)
  • 1967 Filippo Raciti, Italian police officer (d. 2007)
  • 1967 Song Kang-ho, South Korean actor
  • 1968 Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer, Dutch writer
  • 1968 Svetlana Masterkova, Russian athlete
  • 1969 Lukas Moodysson, Swedish film writer and director
  • 1969 Naveen Andrews, British actor
  • 1969 Tijs Verwest, (DJ Tiësto) Dutch DJ
  • 1970 Candace Murray, softball shortstop (Olympics-96), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1970 Darnell Walker, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons, SF 49ers)
  • 1970 Jeremy Roenick, NHL center (Team USA, Blackhawks, Coyotes), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1970 Genndy Tartakovsky, Russian-born animator
  • 1970 James Wattana, Thai snooker player
  • 1971 Derek Plante, Cloquet, NHL center (Buffalo Sabres)
  • 1971 Peter Winter, Australian decathlete (Olympics-96)
  • 1971 Tyler Houston, US baseball catcher (Atlanta Braves)
  • 1971 Kid Rock, American singer
  • 1971 Richard Burns, English rally driver (d. 2005)
  • 1971 Leonardo Ciampa, Italian-American musician
  • 1971 Youki Kudoh, Japanese actress
  • 1971 Ann Wolfe, female boxer
  • 1972 Rohn Meyer, CFL offensive linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)

  • 1972 Wendall Gaines, NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1972 Ken Hirai, Japanese singer and songwriter
  • 1972 Benno Fürmann, German actor
  • 1973 Amanda Elizabeth Spivey, Spartanburg SC, Miss America-SC (1996)
  • 1973 Cuauhtémoc Blanco, Mexican footballer
  • 1973 Liz Ellis, Australian netball captain
  • 1974 Derrick Mason, wide receiver (Tennessee Oilers)
  • 1974 Guillermo Mercedes, Dominican/US baseball infielder (Texas Rangers)
  • 1974 Marcus Spriggs, offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1974 Sharon Marie Ferris, New Zealand sailor (Olympics-96)
  • 1974 Vesko Kountchev, Bulgarian musician
  • 1974 Yang Chen, Chinese footballer
  • 1975 Tom Jenkinson, English musician (Squarepusher)
  • 1975 Freddy Rodriguez, Puerto Rican-American actor
  • 1975 Rami Yacoub, Swedish songwriter/producer
  • 1977 Ali el Kattabi, soccer player (Sparta)
  • 1977 Kevin Fertig, American professional wrestler
  • 1977 Leigh Whannell, Australian screenwriter/actor
  • 1978 Irina A Borisova, Miss Universe-Ukraine (1996)
  • 1980 Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Ukrainian ballroom dancer
  • 1980 Gareth McLearnon, Northern Irish flautist

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1980 Zooey Deschanel, American actress (Almost Famous, New Girl), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1980 Kimberly Spicer, American model
  • 1981 Ray J [William Ray Norwood Jr.], McComb, Mississippi, American singer and actor (Everything You Want, Sex tape)
  • 1981 Warren Feeney, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1981 Scott Mechlowicz, American actor
  • 1982 Dwyane Wade, American basketball player (Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1982 Amanda Wilkinson, Canadian singer
  • 1982 Alex Varkatzas, American Singer (Atreyu)
  • 1983 Alvaro Arbeloa, Spanish Footballer
  • 1983 Andrea Lowell, American Model
  • 1983 Rick Kelly, Australian racing driver
  • 1983 Julie Budet, French Electronic-Pop Musician
  • 1983 Johannes Herber, German basketball player
  • 1985 Simone Simons, Dutch singer (Epica)
  • 1985 Riyu Kosaka, Japanese singer (BeForU), born in Yokohama, Japan
  • 1985 Kang-In, South Korean singer/dancer/actor/MC/DJ(Super Junior)