On This Day

Famous Birthdays on April 12 (Part 2)

  • 1962 Takada Nobuhiko, Japanese wrestler, born in Isogo-ku, Yokohama
  • 1964 Mike Macfarlane, American baseball catcher (KC Royals), born in Stockton, California
  • 1964 Amy Ray, American folk-rock singer and songwriter (Indigo Girls - "Closer To Fine"), born in Decatur, Georgia
  • 1965 Elaine Zayak, American figure skater (Olympic 6th 1984), born in Paramus, New Jersey
  • 1965 Tom O'Brien, American actor and director, born in Burbank, California
  • 1966 Lorenzo White, American football running back (Cleveland Browns), born in Hollywood, Florida
  • 1967 Bobby Abrams, American football outside linebacker (NE Patriots), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967 Donna Andrews, American golfer (Nabisco Dinah Shore 1994), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1967 Mellow Man Ace [Ulpiano Reyes], Cuban-American rapper and actor ("Only the Strong"), born in Pinar del Río, Cuba
  • 1967 Sarah Cracknell, English singer-songwriter (Saint Etienne), born in Chelmsford, England
  • 1968 Adam Graves, Canadian left wing hockey player (NY Rangers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1968 Alicia Coppola, American actress (Lorna Devon-Another World), born in Huntington, New York
  • 1968 Neal Fort, American football tackle (Montreal Alouettes), born in Warner Robins, Georgia
  • 1969 Michael Jackson, American NFL wide receiver (NFL receiving TD leader 1996; Baltimore Ravens), born in Tangipahoa, Louisiana (d. 2017)
  • 1970 Nick Hexum, American singer and songwriter (311), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1971 Fernando Meligeni, Argentine tennis star, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1971 Kent Manderville, Canadian ice hockey player (Edmonton Oilers), born in Edmonton, Canada

Shannen Doherty

1971 Shannen Doherty, American actress (Little House, Beverly Hills 90210), born in Memphis, Tennessee

  • 1971 Nicholas Brendon, American actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972 Şebnem Ferah, Turkish singer (Volvox), born in Yalova, Turkey
  • 1972 Paul Lo Duca, American baseball player, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1973 Antonio Osuna, Mexican baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Sinaloa, Mexico
  • 1973 Claudia Jordan, American actress (The Real Housewives of Atlanta), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1973 J. Scott Campbell, American comic book artist, born in East Tawas, Michigan
  • 1974 Kabir Khan, Pakistani cricketer, born in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
  • 1974 Roman Hamrlik, Czech ice hockey defenseman (Lightning, Olympic gold 1998), born in Gottwaldov, Czechoslovakia
  • 1974 Sylvinho, Brazilian footballer, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1974 Belinda Emmett, Australian actress (Home and Away), born in Gosford, New South Wales, Australia (d. 2006)
  • 1974 Marley Shelton, American actress (Sin City), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1975 Marcie Alberts, American basketball player (Cleveland Rockers), born in Wooster, Ohio
  • 1976 Brad Miller, American basketball player, born in Kendallville, Indiana
  • 1977 Giovanny Espinoza, Ecuadorian footballer, born in Charguayaco, Ecuador
  • 1977 Glenn Rogers, Australian-born Scottish cricketer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1977 Sarah Jane Morris, American actress (Brothers & Sisters), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1977 Jordana Spiro, American actress, born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1978 Eddie Robinson, actor (Neil Atwater-Swan's Crossing)
  • 1978 Guy Berryman, Scottish bassist (Coldplay), born in Kirkcaldy, Scotland
  • 1978 Riley Smith, American actor, born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Claire Danes

1979 Claire Danes, American actress (Angela-My So Called Life, Romeo & Juliet), born in NYC, New York

  • 1979 Mateja Kežman, Serbian footballer, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1979 Elena Grosheva, Russian gymnast (Olympic 1996), born in Yaroslavl, Russia
  • 1979 Paul Nicholls, English actor (EastEnders), born in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
  • 1979 Jordan De Jong, American baseball player, born in Orange City, Iowa
  • 1979 Jennifer Morrison, American actress (Once Upon a Time, House), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1980 Brian McFadden, Irish singer and songwriter (Westlife), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1980 Erik Mongrain, Canadian composer and guitarist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1981 Nicolás Burdisso, Argentine footballer, born in Altos de Chipión, Córdoba, Argentina
  • 1981 Brian Vandborg, Danish cyclist, born in Snejbjerg, Denmark
  • 1981 Tulsi Gabbard, American politician (Rep (D) Hawaii 2013-) 1st American-Samoan and Hindu member of Congress, born in Leloaloa, American Samoa
  • 1982 Deen [Fuad Backović], Bosnian singer and fashion designer, born in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
  • 1985 Hitomi Yoshizawa, Japanese singer (Hangry & Angry), born in Miyoshi, Saitama, Japan
  • 1985 Jeísa Chiminazzo, Brazilian supermodel (IMG Models), born in Muçum, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • 1985 Ted Ginn Jr., American football player, born in Ohio
  • 1985 Olga Seryabkina, Russian singer and songwriter (Serebro), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1986 Blerim Džemaili, Swiss footballer (Switzerland national team), born in Tetovo, Macedonia
  • 1987 Brendon Urie, American musician (Panic! at the Disco), born in St. George, Utah
  • 1987 Brooklyn Decker, American fashion model (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit), born in Kettering, Ohio
  • 1987 Ilana Glazer, American comedian and actress (Broad City), born in New York City
  • 1988 Paulo Londra, Argentine rapper and singer (“Adán Y Eva”; “Nena Maldición”), born in Córdoba, Argentina
  • 1992 Giorgio Cantarini, Italian actor (Gladiator), born in Orvieto, Umbria, Italy

Saoirse Ronan

1994 Saoirse Ronan, Irish American actress (Brooklyn, Ladybird), born in The Bronx, New York

  • 1994 Airi Suzuki, Japanese singer (Cute), born in Gifu, Japan
  • 1995 Jennifer Brady, American tennis player (Australian Open 2021 runner-up), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1996 Georgia Hall, British golfer (British Open 2018), born in Bournemouth, England
  • 1996 Matteo Berrettini, Italian tennis player (Wimbledon 2021 runner-up), born in Rome, Italy

David Hogg

2000 David Hogg, American gun control activist and author (#NeverAgain: A New Generation Draws the Line) who as a student survived the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, born in Parkland, Florida