Famous Birthdays on June 25

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 205

  • 1242 Beatrice of England, Duchess of Brittanny (d. 1275)
  • 1328 William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (d. 1397)
  • 1373 Johanna II, Queen of Naples (1414-35)
  • 1560 Wilhelm Fabry, German surgeon (d. 1634)
  • 1612 John Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (d. 1634)
  • 1709 Francesco Araja, composer
  • 1715 Joseph-François Foulon, French politician (d. 1789)
  • 1726 Thomas Pennant, British naturalist
  • 1735 Benvenuto Robbio San Rafaele, composer
  • 1755 Princess Natalia Alexeievna of Russia (d. 1776)
  • 1796 Ferdinando Giorgetti, composer
  • 1813 William Hugh Keim, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1862)
  • 1814 Gabriel Auguste Daubrée, French geologist (d. 1896)
  • 1823 James Dunwody Bulloch, Capt (Confederate Navy), (d. 1901)
  • 1852 Antoni Gaudí, Spanish architect (d. 1926)
  • 1858 Georges Courteline, [Moineaux], French playwright
  • 1860 Gustave Charpentier, French composer (opera Louise)
  • 1862 Vasily Georgiyevich Wrangell, composer
  • 1863 Emile Francqui, Belgian soldier (d. 1935)
  • 1864 Walther Hermann Nernst, Prussian physicist/chemist (Nobel 1920)
  • 1878 Jean Gallon, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1959)
  • 1884 Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, German art promoter (d. 1979)
  • 1886 Henry "Hap" Arnold, commanding general, US Army Air Force (WW II)
  • 1887 George Abbott, Forestville NY, producer (Damn Yankees, Pajama Game)
  • 1889 Ethel Glenn Hier, composer
  • 1889 Margriet M C Baers, Flemish philosopher
  • 1890 Hans Marchwitza, German writer and communist, born in Scharley, Upper Silesia (d. 1965)
  • 1893 Charlotte Greenwood, actress (Oklahoma, Moon over Miami), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1894 Hermann Oberth, Germany, founded modern astronautics (V2/Redstone)
  • 1897 Basil Radford, Chester England, actor (Whiskey Galore, Night Train)
  • 1897 Hans Barth, German-born American composer, born in Leipzig (d. 1956)
  • 1898 Kay (Katherine Linn) Sage, Albany New York, American painter and poet
  • 1899 Arthur Tracy, Kamenets-Podolsky Russia, street singer (Vincent Lopez Show, Limelight)
  • 1900 Izak D du Plessis, South African writer/director (3rd World)
  • 1900 Lord Louis Mountbatten, of Burma, royal relative/earl/baron/admiral
  • 1901 Adolf Brunner, composer
  • 1902 Prince Yasuhito Chichibu, brother of Emperor Showa (d. 1953)

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1903 George Orwell [Eric Arthur Blair], Bihar, British writer (Animal Farm, 1984), born in Motihari, British India (d. 1950)

  • 1903 Anne Revere, American actress (d. 1990)
  • 1904 Jan van Axel, [Johannes P Kraakman], Dutch director (Overschotje)
  • 1905 Ian Cromb, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in the early 1930's)
  • 1906 Roger Livesey, Barry Wales, actor (Drums, Life & Death of Col Blimp)
  • 1907 J Hans D Jensen, Germany, physicist (atomic nucleus-Nobel 1963)
  • 1908 Willard Van Orman Quine, American philosopher (d. 2000)
  • 1909 Daniel Fuchs, US writer (Summer in Williamsburg)
  • 1911 Reed Hadley, Petrolia Tx, actor (Racket Squad, Shock, Grand Canyon)
  • 1911 William H Stein, US biochemist (Nobel 1972)
  • 1912 Virginia Lacy Jones, US librarian/presidential advisor
  • 1912 William T. Cahill, Governor of New Jersey (d. 1996)
  • 1913 Cyril Fletcher, British comedian (d. 2005)
  • 1915 Peter Lind Hayes, comedian/singer (Peter Lind Hayes Show), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1916 Theodore P Toynbee, British journalist/writer (Savage Days, Barricade)
  • 1921 Peter Charles Arthur Wishart, composer
  • 1921 Celia Franca, Canadian ballet dancer (d. 2007)
  • 1923 Dorothy Gilman, mystery writer
  • 1923 Jack Hill, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner of mid 50's)
  • 1923 Samuel Lewis Francis, painter
  • 1923 Tony Parker, oral historian
  • 1923 Nicholas Mosley, British writer
  • 1924 Sidney Lumet, director (Group, Pawnbroker, Fail Safe), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1925 Clifton Chenier, Opelousas La, blues singer (Bayou Blues)
  • 1925 June Lockhart, American actress (Lassie, Lost in Space, Petticoat Junction), born in NYC, New York
  • 1925 Robert Venturi, architect (Levittown NY, Las Vegas), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1925 Ziggy Talent, Manchester NH, singer (Vaughn Monroe Show)
  • 1925 Ted Stepien, American business (d. 2007)
  • 1926 Ingeborg Bachmann, Austria author/poet
  • 1928 William Joseph Russo, composer
  • 1928 Jacob Druckman, American composer (Animus I Auerole), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • 1928 Peyo [Pierre Culliford], cartoonist (The Smurfs, Johan et Pirlouit), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1929 Eric Carle, American author
  • 1930 Hugo Gabriel Gryn, rabbi
  • 1930 George Murdock, American actor
  • 1930 Mary Beth Peil, American singer
  • 1932 Peter Blake, British artist
  • 1933 Gary Crosby, California, actor (Bill Dana Show, Adam 12, Chase)
  • 1933 Michelangelo Pistoletto, Italian artist (glass painter)
  • 1933 James Meredith, American civil rights activist
  • 1933 Álvaro Siza Vieira, Portuguese architect
  • 1934 Willy Rodriguez, cricketer (occasional leg-spin bat for WI in 60's)
  • 1935 Eddie Floyd, singer/composer (California Girl, Falcons), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1935 Kurt Schwertsik, composer
  • 1935 Wynand Breytenbach, South African under minister of Defense (1986- )
  • 1936 Harold Melvin, US singer (Blue Notes-My Hero)
  • 1936 Paul Nowee, Dutch western writer (Eagle's Eye)
  • 1936 Jusuf Habibie, President of Indonesia
  • 1937 Mirabel Morgan, author (Total Woman)
  • 1939 Allen Fox, American Tennis Player
  • 1940 Clint Warwick, [Eccles], bassist (Moody Blues), born in Birmingham, England (2004)
  • 1940 A.J. Quinnell, British writer (d. 2005)
  • 1941 Denys Arcand, director (Jesus of Montreal)
  • 1942 Patrick Michael Mitchell, one of FBI's most wanted, born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1942 Wilbert Bank, actor/director (On Hope of Blessing)

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1942 Willis Reed, American NBA hall of fame MVP center/coach (NY Knicks), born in Hico, Louisiana

NBA Center and Power Forward Willis Reed
NBA Center and Power Forward
Willis Reed
  • 1942 Michel Tremblay, Canadian playwright
  • 1943 Gerrit "Ger" Zijlstra, sculptor
  • 1943 Bill Moggridge [William], designer (1st laptop computer), born in London, England (d. 2012)
  • 1944 Robert Charlebois, Canadian singer
  • 1945 Carly Simon, American singer (Anticipation, You're So Vain), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946 Allen Lanier, rock keyboardist/guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult), (d. 2013)
  • 1946 Ian McDonald, rock guitarist (Foreigner, King Crimson), born in London, England
  • 1946 Roméo Dallaire, Canadian senator
  • 1947 Jimmie Walker, comedian (JJ-Good Times, At Ease), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1948 Michael Lembeck, Bkln, actor (Max-One Day at a Time)
  • 1949 Brenda Sykes, actress (Ozzie's Girls, Getting Straight), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1949 Kene Holliday, American actor (Tyler-Matlock, Carter Country), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949 Phyllis George-Brown, Miss America (1971)/sportscaster (CBS), born in Denton, Texas
  • 1950 Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33)
  • 1950 Tatyana Averina, USSR, speed skater 1K, 3K (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1950 Nitza Saul, Israeli actress
  • 1951 Lee Wilkof, actor (WEB, Delta House, Elliot-Newhart), born in Canton Ohio
  • 1951 Michael Francis, rocker
  • 1952 Brian MacLeod, rock guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist (Chilliwack)
  • 1952 Tim Finn, rocker (Split Enz, Crowded House, Puberty Blues)
  • 1953 Ian Davis, cricketer (Australian batsman 1973-77)
  • 1954 David Paich, rock keyboardist (Toto-Africa)
  • 1954 John Kimmel, horse trainer
  • 1954 Lina Romay, Barcelona Spain, actress (Conan the Barbarian)
  • 1954 Daryush Shokof, Iranian filmmaker
  • 1955 Michael Sabatino, California, actor (Days of Our Life, Bold & Beautiful)
  • 1956 Boris Trajkovski, President of the Republic of Macedonia (d. 2004)
  • 1956 Anthony Bourdain, Chef and author
  • 1956 Bongiwe (Bongi) Dhlomo-Mautloa, Vryheid, Natal, South African artist
  • 1958 Debbie Green, South Korea, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984)
  • 1959 Jari Puikkonen, Finnish ski jumper, Winter Olympics medalist
  • 1959 Paris Themmen, American actor
  • 1960 Craig Johnston, Australian soccer player

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1961 Ricky Gervais, English actor and comedian (The Office), born in Reading, England

Comedian Ricky Gervais
Comedian
Ricky Gervais
  • 1962 Dan Turk, NFL center (Washington Redskins)
  • 1962 Phill Jupitus, English comedian and broadcaster
  • 1963 Doug Gilmour, Kingston, NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs)

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1963 George Michael [Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou], English singer-songwriter and pop superstar (Wham!, I Want Your Sex), born in London, England (d. 2016)

Pop Superstar George Michael
Pop Superstar
George Michael
  • 1963 Mike Stanley, catcher (NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1963 Si-An Deng, Shanghai China, Canadian badminton player (Olympics-96)
  • 1963 Yann Martel, Canadian author
  • 1963 John Benjamin Hickey, American actor
  • 1964 Dell Curry, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets)
  • 1964 Phil Emery, cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper, Australia 1994)
  • 1964 Emma Suárez, Spanish actress
  • 1964 Greg Raymer, Professional poker player
  • 1966 Dikembe Mutombo, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks, Denver Nuggets)
  • 1967 Brian Wanek, Mequon Wis, speed skater (Olympics-1994)
  • 1967 Joan Smith, biathelete (Olympics-1994), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1967 Roshan Jurangpathy, cricketer (2 Tests for Sri Lanka 1985-86)
  • 1968 Oleg Taktarov, Russian martial artist
  • 1969 Alina Ivanova, Ukraine, race walker (indoor 3K world record)
  • 1969 Armand Benneker, Dutch soccer player (MVV)
  • 1969 Jurgen Streppel, soccer player (Telstar/RKC)
  • 1969 Matt Gallant, American television host
  • 1970 Aaron Sele, Golden Valley MN, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • 1970 Ana Rosa Brito, Miss Puerto Rico Universe (1997)
  • 1970 Lucy Benjamin, British actress
  • 1970 Ariel Gore, American journalist and author
  • 1970 Erki Nool, Estonian decathlete
  • 1970 Roope Latvala, Finnish musician
  • 1971 Michael Tucker, South Boston VA, outfielder (KC Royals)
  • 1971 Mike Sutherland, CFL offensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
  • 1971 Robert Reichel, Litinov CZE, hockey forward (NY Islanders, Oly-G-98)
  • 1971 Ryan Carey, CFL safety (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1971 Steve Tikolo, cricketer (outstanding Kenyan batsman in 1996 World Cup)
  • 1971 Santiago de Tezanos, Uruguayan architect
  • 1971 Scott Maslen, English actor (EastEnders), born in London
  • 1971 Angela Kinsey, American actress
  • 1971 Neil Lennon, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1972 Amy Wickus, Baraboo Wisconsin, 800m/1500m runner
  • 1972 Carlos Delgado, Aguadilla Puerto Rico, infielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • 1972 Mike Kroeger, Canadian musician (Nickelback)
  • 1973 Milan Hnilicka, hockey goaltender (Team Czech Oly-Gold-1998)
  • 1973 Rene Corbet, Victoriaville, NHL left wing (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1973 Whitney Post, Wayland Mass, rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1973 Jamie Redknapp, English footballer
  • 1974 Lee Cole, WLAF cornerback (Rhein Fire)
  • 1974 Leeland McElroy, running back (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1974 Vernon Crawford, linebacker (New England Patriots)
  • 1974 Jim LaMarca, American bass guitarist (Chimaira)
  • 1974 Karisma Kapoor, Indian actress
  • 1974 Nisha Ganatra, Canadian film director
  • 1975 Alberto Costa, professional tennis player, Lerida Spain
  • 1975 Linda Cardellini, American actress
  • 1975 Chenoa, Spanish singer
  • 1975 Vladimir Kramnik, Russian chess player
  • 1975 Natasha Klauss, Colombian actress
  • 1976 Marina Alofagia McCartney, Miss New Zealand Universe (1997)
  • 1976 José Cancela, footballer, Santa Lucía, Uruguay
  • 1976 Dubravka Vukotić, female actor, Montenegro, Yugoslavia
  • 1978 Aftab Shivdasani, Bollywood actor
  • 1978 Layla El, 2006 WWE Diva Search winner
  • 1978 Luke Scott, American baseball player
  • 1979 Brandi Lynn Burkhardt, Miss Maryland Teen USA (1997)
  • 1979 Kelli Jones, Miss Kentucky Teen USA (1997)
  • 1979 Katie Doyle, American actress and reality television star
  • 1979 Hirooki Goto, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1979 Busy Philipps, American actress
  • 1979 Richard Hughes, Scottish footballer
  • 1980 Maja Latinović, Serbian model
  • 1980 Nozomi Takeuchi, Japanese actress
  • 1981 Simon Ammann, Swiss ski jumper
  • 1981 Sheridan Smith, British actress
  • 1981 Pooja Umashankar, Indian actress
  • 1982 Mikhail Youzhny, Russian tennis player
  • 1982 Rain, Korean singer (Rain, Jeong Ji-Hoon)