On This Day

Famous Birthdays on April 24

  • 1533 William I, Prince of Orange (1544-84), born in Dillenburg, County of Nassau, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1584)
  • 1538 Gugliemo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua and Montferrat (1550-87), born in Mantua, Italy (d. 1587)
  • 1581 Vincent de Paul, French Roman Catholic Saint, born in Pouy, Gascony, France (d. 1660)
  • 1594 Benedikt Lechler, German composer, born in Füssen, Germany (d. 1659)
  • 1620 John Graunt, English statistician, founder of science of demography, born in London (d. 1674)
  • 1624 Jan Peeters (the Elder), Flemish Baroque painter of stormy seascapes, and draughtsman, born in Antwerp, United Provinces of the Netherlands (d. 1677)
  • 1660 Cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter and engraver, born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1704)
  • 1670 Christian Ludwig Boxberg, German composer, born in Sondershausen, Thuringia, Germany (d. 1729)
  • 1706 Giovanni Battista Martini, Italian Conventual Franciscan friar and composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1784)
  • 1718 Nathaniel Hone, Irish-born portrait and miniature painter, born in Dublin (d. 1784)
  • 1721 Johann Philipp Kirnberger, German music theorist and violist, baptised in Saalfeld, Germany (d. 1783)
  • 1742 Roman Hoffstetter, German classical composer, born in Weikersheim, Germany (d. 1815)
  • 1743 Edmund Cartwright, English inventor (power loom), born in Marnham, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1823)
  • 1750 Simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1840)
  • 1766 Robert Bailey Thomas, American journalist and founder (The Farmer's Almanac), born in Grafton, Massachusetts (d. 1846)
  • 1773 Harman W. Muntinghe, Dutch lawyer and colonial director, born in Amsterdam (d. 1827)
  • 1784 Peter Vivian Daniel, American jurist, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1841-60), born in Stafford County, Virginia (d. 1860)
  • 1791 Nikolaj Bestuzhev, Russian Navy officer, writer and painter (Decembrist revolt), born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1855)
  • 1796 Karl Leberecht Immermann, German writer, born in Magdeburg (d. 1840)
  • 1804 Thomas Oliver Selfridge, American Navy Officer (d. 1902)
  • 1807 Charles Ferguson Smith, American Major General (Union Army), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1862)
  • 1814 Vicente Fidel López, Argentine historian (La Novia del Hereje), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1903)
  • 1815 Anthony Trollope, English novelist and poet (Barchester Towers), born in London (d. 1882)
  • 1815 James E. Harrison, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Greenville District, South Carolina (d. 1875)
  • 1822 Erastus Barnard Tyler, American businessman, merchant, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in West Bloomfield, New York (d. 1891)
  • 1824 François Fournier, Swiss-French postage stamp forger, born in Croix-de-Rozon, Switzerland (d. 1917)
  • 1828 Robert Brank Vance, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from North Carolina (1873-85), born in Buncombe, North Carolina (d. 1899)
  • 1829 George Peabody Estey, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire (d. 1881)
  • 1836 Jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1916)
  • 1837 Friedrich von Holstein, German civil servant (head of the political department of the German Foreign Office), born in Schwedt, Brandenburg, Germany (d. 1909)
  • 1845 Carl Spitteler, Swiss poet (Prometheus & Epimetheus; Nobel 1919), born in Liestal, Switzerland (d. 1924)
  • 1849 Joseph Gallieni, French general (Battle of Marne) and military governor of Paris, born in Saint-Béat, France (d. 1916)
  • 1851 Eduardo Acevedo Díaz, Uruguayan writer (Ismael, Grito de Gloria), born in Uruguay, Montevideo (d. 1921)

Philippe Pétain

1856 Philippe Pétain, French marshal and Chief of the French State (1940-44), born in Cauchy-à-la-Tour, France (d. 1951)

  • 1864 George August Alexander Alting von Geusau, Dutch Minister of War (1918-20), born in Arnhem, Netherlands (d. 1937)
  • 1864 George Foottit, English clown, born in Manchester, United Kingdom (d. 1921)
  • 1867 Fannie Thomas, American who became the oldest known American at her death (113 years 273 days at death), born in Denver, Illinois (d. 1981)
  • 1871 Blanche Ring, American singer ("In The Good Old Summer Time"), and stage and screen actress, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1961)
  • 1873 Theodor Korner von Siegringen, 5th President of Austria (1951-57), born in Újszőny by Komorn, Austria-Hungary (d. 1957)
  • 1874 John Russell Pope, American architect (Jefferson Memorial, National Archives and Records Administration), born in NYC, New York (d. 1937)
  • 1874 Willem Roelofs, Dutch painter and cartoonist (d. 1940)
  • 1875 Jenő Huszka, Hungarian composer (Bob herceg (Prince Bob)), born in Szeged, Hungary (d. 1960)
  • 1876 Erich Raeder, German naval commander (1928–43), born in Wandsbek, Germany (d. 1960)
  • 1877 Charles Cuvillier, French composer of operetta (The Naughty Princess), born in Paris (d. 1955)
  • 1878 Jean Crotti, Swiss-French artist, born in Bulle, Fribourg, Switzerland (d. 1958)
  • 1882 Hugh Dowding, commander of RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain, born in Moffat, Scotland (d. 1970)
  • 1883 Jaroslav Hašek, Czech writer (The Good Soldier Švejk), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary [or April 30]
  • 1886 Kurt Pinthus, German-American writer, born in Erfurt (d. 1975)
  • 1887 Denys Finch Hatton, English big-game hunter, born in Kensington, London (d. 1931)
  • 1889 Stafford Cripps, British Labour politician, born in London (d. 1952)
  • 1889 Lyubov Popova, Russian avant-garde artist and painter, born in Ivanovskoe, Moscow (d. 1924)
  • 1892 Jack Hulbert, British actor (Into the Blue, Bulldog Jack), born in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England (d. 1978)
  • 1893 Robert Harron, American actor (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance), born in NYC, New York (d. 1920)
  • 1895 S Constantine Timoshenko, Russian marshal/people's commissioner
  • 1897 Benjamin Lee Whorf, American linguist (the relation of language to thinking and cognition), born in Winthrop, Massachusetts (d. 1941)
  • 1897 György Kósa, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1984)
  • 1897 Manuel Ávila Camacho, 45th President of Mexico (1940-46), born in Teziutlán, Puebla, Mexico (d. 1955)
  • 1899 Oscar Zariski, Russian mathematician (algebraic geometry), born in Kobrin, Russian Empire (d. 1986)
  • 1902 Reuben "Rube" Bloom, American pianist, arranger, band leader (The Bayou Boys), songwriter ("Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread)"; "Give Me the Simple Life"), born in New York City (d. 1976)
  • 1903 Jose A Primo de Rivera, Spanish lawyer and politician (founder of Spanish Falange), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1936)
  • 1903 Mike Michalske, American football NFL guard (NY Yankees, Green Bay Packers), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1983)
  • 1903 Siegfried Frederick Nadel, Austrian-British anthropologist (Black Byzantium), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1956)
  • 1904 Willem De Kooning, Dutch artist (North Atlantic Light), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1997)
  • 1905 Robert Penn Warren, American poet and novelist (All the King's Men, Pulitzer 1946), born in Guthrie, Kentucky (d.1989)

William Joyce

1906 William Joyce, American-born Irish Fascist politician and NAZI propagandist, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1946)

  • 1907 Václav Trojan, Czech composer, born in Plzeň, Czech Republic (d. 1983)
  • 1908 Marceline Day [Newlin], American actress (The Cameraman, The Arm of the Law), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado (d. 2000)
  • 1909 Bernhard Grzimek, German zoologist (West Germany), born in Neisse, Prussian Silesia, German Empire (d. 1987)
  • 1909 Irven Spence, American animator, born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1995)
  • 1911 Jack E. Leonard, American comedian (Disorderly Orderly), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1973)
  • 1911 Karl Schiller, German economist and politician (Minister of Economics), born in Breslau, Silesia (d. 1994)
  • 1911 Robert Joseph Kane, President of US Olympic Committee (1977-80), born in Ithaca, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1913 Violet Archer [Balestreri], Canadian percussionist, composer, teacher, and organist, and percussionist, born in Montréal Quebec (d. 2000)
  • 1914 Phil Watson, Canadian NHL right wing (Stanley Cup 1940 [NYR], 1944 [Montreal Canadiens]) and coach (NY Rangers), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1991)
  • 1914 Justin Wilson, American Cajun chef (Wise Potato Chips) and humorist, born in Roseland, Louisiana (d. 2001)
  • 1914 Ruth White, American actress (To Kill a Mockingbird, Up the Down Staircase), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey (d. 1969)
  • 1916 Stanley Kauffmann, American playwright (Red Handkerchief Man), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)

Lou Thesz

1916 Lou Thesz, American professional wrestler, born in Banat, Michigan (d. 2002)

  • 1921 Laci Boldemann, Swedish composer, born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1969)
  • 1922 John Donovan "J D" Cannon, American actor (McCloud, Ike, Call to Glory), born in Salmon, Idaho (d. 2005)
  • 1923 Gus Bodnar, Canadian NHL center (NHL record 3 assists in 21 seconds 1952), born in Fort William, Ontario (d. 2005)
  • 1923 Jim Hardy, American NFL quarterback (LA Rams; Pro Bowl 1950), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2019)
  • 1924 Marilyn Erskine, American actress (Tom Ewell Show, Westward the Women), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1924 Yehoshua Lakner, composer, born in Bratislava, Slovakia (d. 2003)
  • 1924 Clement Freud, British writer, radio personality, and politician, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2009)
  • 1924 Ruth Kobart [Kahn], American actor and singer (King's Quest VII, Forum), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2002)
  • 1926 Glen Hobbie, American MLB pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Witt, Illinois (d. 2013)
  • 1926 Thorbjorn Falldin, Swedish politician, Prime Minister (1976-78, 79-82) and sheep farmer, born in Hogsjo (d. 2016)
  • 1927 Josy Barthel, Luxembourgish 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1952), born in Mamer, Luxembourg (d. 1992)
  • 1927 Pasqualino de Santis, Italian cinematographer, born in Fondi, Latina, Italy (d. 1996)
  • 1927 "Fatty" George [Pressler], Austrian swing jazz clarinettist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1982)
  • 1927 Seymour Bernstein, American concert pianist, teacher, and composer, born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1928 Gustav Krivinka, Czech composer, born in Doubravice nad Svitavou, Czech Republic (d. 1990)
  • 1928 Johnny Griffin III, American jazz saxophonist (A Blowin' Session), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)
  • 1928 Tommy Docherty, Scottish soccer midfielder (25 caps; Preston North End) and manager (Chelsea, QPR, Scotland, Manchester United), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2020)
  • 1929 Ferit Tuzun, Turkish composer, born in Istanbul (d. 1977)
  • 1929 Rajkumar [Singanalluru Puttaswamayya Muthuraju], Indian actor and singer in Kannada cinema and cultural icon, born in Gajanur, Madras, India (d. 2006)
  • 1929 Shammi [Nargis Rabadi], Indian actress (Half Ticket, Dekh Bhai Dekh), born in Bombay, British India (d. 2018)
  • 1930 Conn Findlay, American rower (Olympic gold coxed pair 1956, 64) and sailor (Olympic bronze Tempest 1976), born in Stockton, California (d. 2021)
  • 1930 Jerome Callet, American musician and designer of brass instruments, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2019)
  • 1930 Richard Donner [Schwartzberg], American television and film director (Twilight Zone; The Omen, Superman; Lethal Weapon; Scrooged), and producer (X-Men; Tales From The Crypt), born in The Bronx, New York City (d. 2021)
  • 1931 Bridget Riley, British painter (op-art), born in Norwood London, England
  • 1932 Coen Flink, Dutch actor (Pastorale 1943, Havinck, Honneponnetje), born in Amsterdam (d. 2000)
  • 1932 Vladimir Yengibaryan, Armenian boxer (Olympic gold light welterweight 1956), born in Yerevan, Armenia (d. 2013)
  • 1933 Freddie Scott, American singer and songwriter ("Cry to Me"), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2007)
  • 1933 Patricia Bosworth, American actor, journalist, writer, and biographer, born in Oakland, California (d. 2020)
  • 1933 Claire Davenport, English actress (The Elephant Man), born in Sale, Cheshire, England (d. 2002)
  • 1933 Alan Eagleson, Canadian ice hockey agent and promoter, born in St. Catharines, Canada
  • 1933 Helmuth Lohner, Austrian actor and director (Mrs. Warren's Profession), born in Vienna
  • 1934 John Barbour, TV host (Real People), born in Toronto, Ontario

Shirley MacLaine

1934 Shirley MacLaine, American actress and mystic (Irma la Douce), born in Richmond, Virginia

  • 1935 Louis Keith, physician (expert on multiple-births), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1936 Jill Ireland, English actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino), born in London, England (d. 1990)
  • 1937 Joe Henderson, American jazz saxophonist, born in Lima, Ohio (d. 2001)
  • 1940 Michael Parks, American actor (Tusk, Then Came Bronson), born in Corona California (d. 2017)
  • 1940 David Larter, Scottish cricket fast bowler (10 Tests England, 37 wickets; Northamptonshire), born in Inverness, Scotland
  • 1940 Sue Grafton, American author of detective novels ("A" Is for Alibi), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2017)
  • 1941 John Williams, Australian classical guitarist, born in Melbourne, Victoria

Barbra Streisand

1942 Barbra Streisand, American pop singer ("People"; "The Way We Were"; "Evergreen"), stage and screen actress (Funny Girl; What's Up, Doc?), film director (Yentl) and EGOT (Emmy; Grammy; Oscar; and Tony awards winner), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1942 Richard M. Daley, American politician, 43rd Mayor of Chicago (1989-2011), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1942 Valeri Abramovich Voloshin, Russian pilot cosmonaut, born in Yangiyul, Tashkent
  • 1943 Richard Sterban, American country singer (Oak Ridge Boys - "Elvira"), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • 1944 (Bernard) St. Clair Lee, American pop singer (The Hues Corporation - "Rock The Boat"), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2011)
  • 1944 Tony Visconti, American music producer (David Bowie's Blackstar; Low; "Heroes"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945 Doug Clifford, American rock drummer (Creedence Clearwater Revival - "Proud Mary"; "Bad Moon Rising"), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1945 Eugene O'Brien, American composer, born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1945 Robert Knight, American pop singer ("Everlasting Love"), born in Franklin, Tennessee (d. 2017)
  • 1945 Larry Tesler, American computer scientist (invented copy, cut, paste), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2020)
  • 1945 John Pasche, British graphic artist, album cover and concert poster designer (Rolling Stones' logo; Chrysalis Records, 1981-91), born in England
  • 1946 Bruce Stuart Saylor, American composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1946 Dick Rivers [Hervé Forneri], French rock and roll singer and actor, born in Nice, France (d. 2019)
  • 1947 Ann Kelly, American popsinger (The Hues Corporation - "Rock The Boat"), born in Fairfield, Alabama
  • 1947 Josep Borrell, 22nd President of the European Parliament (2004-07), born in La Pobla de Segur, Lérida, Spain
  • 1947 Roger D. Kornberg, American biochemist (Nobel 2006), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1948 Benzion Freshwater, English multi-millionaire property investor, born in Sassov, Galicia, Poland
  • 1948 Eddie James Hart, American 4x100m relay runner (Olympic gold 1972), born in Martinez, California
  • 1948 Paul Cellucci, American politician, 69th Governor of Massachusetts and former United States Ambassador to Canada, born in Hudson, Massachusetts (d. 2013)
  • 1948 Steve York, British session and touring rock bassist (Vinegar Joe; Marianne Faithful), born in London, England
  • 1949 Véronique Sanson, French singer and songwriter ("Amoureuse"), born in Boulogne-Billancourt, Île-de-France, France
  • 1950 Rob Hyman, American rock singer-songwriter, keyboardist, melodica and accordion player (The Hooters - "All You Zombies"; "And We Danced"), born in Meriden, Connecticut
  • 1951 Andrew John Fairclough, trade union educator
  • 1951 Nigel Harrison, British rock bassist and songwriter (Blondie, 1978-82 - "One Way Or Another"), born in Stockport, Cheshire, England
  • 1952 Jean Paul Gaultier, French fashion designer (Hermès), born in Arcueil, Val-de-Marne, France
  • 1953 Eric Bogosian, American actor (Talk Radio), born in Woburn, Massachusetts
  • 1953 John P. Hiler, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana (1981-91), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954 Captain Sensible [Ray Burns], English rock bassist (Women & Captains 1st), born in Balham, London
  • 1954 Jack Blades, American rock bassist (Damn Yankees - "Coming of Age"; Night Ranger), born in Palm Desert, California
  • 1954 Vince Ferragamo, American football quarterback (LA Rams, Montreal Alouettes), born in Torrance, California
  • 1954 Mumia Abu-Jamal, American journalist and political activist sentenced to death and then to life in prison, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1954 Thomas Jennefelt, Swedish composer, chiefly of choral works (A Warning To The Rich; Villarosa Sequences), born in Stuvsta, Sweden
  • 1955 Jack Kingston, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia (1993-2015), born in Bryan, Texas
  • 1955 Michael O'Keefe, American actor (Caddyshack, Ironweed, Slugger's Wife), born in Mount Vernon, New York
  • 1955 John de Mol Jr., Dutch media businessman, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1955 John Epperson [Lypsinka], American drag artist and actor, born in Hazlehurst, Mississippi
  • 1957 David J [Haskins], British alternative rock bassist, lyricist (Bauhaus; Love And Rockets), and playwright (Silver for Gold), born in Northampton, England
  • 1957 Boris Williams, French-English drummer (The Cure - "Friday I'm In Love"), born in Versailles, France
  • 1958 Fernando Luna, Spanish tennis star, born in Ciudad Real, Spain
  • 1958 Valery Lantratov, Russian ballet dancer, born in Moscow
  • 1958 Brian Paddick, British former deputy assistant commissioner and most senior openly gay police officer, born in London
  • 1959 Yvonne Cagle, American astronaut and physician, born in West Point, New York
  • 1959 Malcolm Oastler, Australian engineer (Jaguar Racing), born in Sydney, Australia

Paula Yates

1960 Paula Yates, English TV personality (The Big Breakfast), born in London (d. 2000)

  • 1961 Roger Mayweather, American boxer, (WBA & lineal super featherweight titles 1983-84, WBC light welterweight 1987-89; IBO light welterweight; IBO welterweight 1994-95), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 2020)
  • 1961 Igor Raykhelson, Russian-American composer, and classical and jazz pianist, born in Leningrad, USSR
  • 1962 Stuart Pearce, English soccer defender (78 caps; Nottingham Forest) and manager (England U-21 2007-13; Great Britain Olympic team 2012; Manchester City), born in London, England
  • 1963 Billy Gould, American rock bassist (Faith No More - "Epic"; "Easy"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963 Joey Vera, American heavy metal rocker (Armored Saint - "Aftermath"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963 Mano Solo [Emmanuel Cabut], French singer, born in Châlons-sur-Marne (d. 2010)
  • 1963 Tõnu Trubetsky, Estonian punk rock musician, born in Tallinn, Estonia
  • 1964 Cedric the Entertainer, American comedian and actor, born in Jefferson City, Missouri
  • 1964 Djimon Hounsou, Beninese actor (Blood Diamond), born in Cotonou, Dahomey
  • 1965 Mike Blowers, MLB infielder (NY Yankees, LA Dodgers), born in Würzburg, Germany
  • 1965 Son Chang-Min, South Korean actor, born in Busan, South Korea
  • 1966 Margashayam Venkataramana, Indian cricketer (Indian off-spinner 1989), born in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • 1966 Pascale Paradis-Mangon, French tennis star, born in Troyes, France
  • 1966 Theo Adams, American football tackle (Frankfurt Galaxy), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1966 Pierre Brassard, French Canadian humorist and actor, born in Val-d'Or, Canada
  • 1966 Alessandro Costacurta, Italian footballer, born in Jerago con Orago, Italy
  • 1967 Dino Radja, Croatian basketball player (Boston Celtics), born in Split, Croatia
  • 1967 Omar Vizquel, Venezuelan shortstop (Seattle Mariners, Indians), born in Caracas
  • 1967 Patty Schemel, American drummer (Hole, 1992-98), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968 Todd Jones, MLB relief pitcher (Houston Astros), born in Marietta, Georgia
  • 1968 Hashim Thaçi, Kosovan politician, 1st Prime Minister of Kosovo (2008-14) and 4th President of Kosovo (2016-), born in Srbica, Yugoslavia
  • 1968 Stacy Haiduk, American actress (Superboy - "Lana Lang"), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1968 Aidan Gillen [Aidan Murphy], Irish actor (Queer as Folk, Game of Thrones), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1968 Aaron Comess, American drummer (Spin Doctors - "Little Miss Can't Be Wrong"), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1969 Elias Atmatsidis, Greek football goalkeeper, born in Kozani, Greece
  • 1969 Melinda Clarke, American actress (Days of Our Lives), born in Dana Point, California
  • 1969 Viveca Paulin, Swedish actress, born in Askim, Sweden
  • 1970 Damien Fleming, Australian cricket pace bowler (hat-trick on Test debut), born in Bentley, Perth, Australia
  • 1970 Emanuela Zardo, Swiss tennis star
  • 1971 Jeff Brohm, American football quarterback (San Francisco 49ers), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1971 Ken Klee, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1971 Kumar Dharmasena, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan off-spinner), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 1971 Phil Rogers, Australian 100m breaststroker (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1971 Mauro Pawlowski, Belgian guitarist and singer, born in Koersel, Belgium
  • 1971 Jas Mann, British pop singer-songwriter, musician, and producer (Babylon Zoo - "Spaceman"), born in Dudley, Staffordshire, Emgland
  • 1972 Chipper Jones, American MLB infielder (Atlanta Braves), born in DeLand, Florida
  • 1972 Jamie Brown, American football tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1972 Nicolas Gill, 86kg judoka (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Montreal, Quebec