On This Day

Famous Birthdays on April 3 (Part 2)

  • 1962 Mike Ness, American rocker (Social Distortion), born in Lynn, Massachusetts
  • 1962 Jennifer Rubin, American actress (A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1962 Simon Raymonde, British bassist, songwriter, and record producer (Cocteau Twins), born in Lewisham, London, England
  • 1963 Chris Bosio, American baseball pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Carmichael, California
  • 1963 Zakir Khan, Pakistani cricketer (two Tests for Pakistan 1986-89), born in Bannu, Pakistan
  • 1963 Criss Oliva, American musician (Savatage), born in Pompton Plains, New Jersey (d. 1993)
  • 1963 Tsuyoshi Sekito, Japanese video game composer, born in Osaka, Japan
  • 1964 Ajay Sharma, Indian cricket all-rounder (1 Test; 31 ODIs), born in Delhi, India
  • 1964 Bjarne Riis, Danish cyclist, born in Herning, Denmark
  • 1964 Nigel Farage, British politician and leader of the UKIP who campaigned for Brexit, born in Downe, Kent
  • 1965 Nazia Hassan, Pakistani pop singer-songwriter, lawyer and social activist known as "Queen of Pop" in South Asia, born in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan (d. 2000)
  • 1966 Bo Orlando, American football player, NFL safety (San Diego Chargers, Cincinnati Bengals), born in Berwick, Pennsylvania
  • 1966 Shelley Michelle, American actress (Golden Eye), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1966 Miina Tominaga, Japanese seiyu (voice actress), born in Nishi-ku, Hiroshima, Japan
  • 1966 John de Vries, Australian racing driver (Indy Racing League and Australian Formula Holden), born in New South Wales, Australia
  • 1967 Pervis Ellison, American basketball player, NBA forward and center (Boston Celtics), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • 1968 Bernd Karbacher, German tennis player, born in Munich, Germany
  • 1968 Mike Lansing, American MLB baseball infielder, 1993-2001 (Montreal Expos, Coloradao Rockies, Boston Red Sox), born in Rawlins, Wyoming
  • 1968 Sebastian Bach [Bierk], Canadian heavy metal singer (Skid Row - "I Remember You"; "Psycho Love"), born in Freeport, Bahamas
  • 1968 Jamie Hewlett, English illustrator (Tank Girl; Gorillaz), born in Horsham, Sussex, England
  • 1968 Charlotte Coleman, British actress (Four Weddings and a Funeral), born in London (d. 2001)
  • 1969 Rodney Hampton, American football player, NFL running back (NY Giants), born in Houston, Texas

Mellody Hobson

1969 Mellody Hobson, American businesswoman (Chairman of Dreamworks Animation), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • 1969 Jeremy Huw Williams, Welsh baritone opera singer, born in Cardiff, Wales
  • 1970 Keith Franklin, American football linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1971 Anthony McClanahan, American football linebacker (Calgary Stampeders), born in Bakersfield, California
  • 1971 Picabo Street, American skier (Olympic gold 1994), born in Triumph, Idaho
  • 1971 Quilvio Veras, Major League Baseball second baseman, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1972 Jennie Garth, American actress (Kelly Taylor-Beverly Hills 90210), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • 1972 Sandrine Testud, French tennis star (1993 Strasbourg), born in Lyon, France
  • 1973 Greg DeLong, American football player, NFL tight end (Minnesota Vikings), born in Orefield, Pennsylvania
  • 1973 Kelly Lochbaum, Canadian football linebacker (BC Lions), born in Abbotsford, Canada
  • 1973 Jamie Bamber, English actor (Battlestar Galactica), born in Hammersmith, London
  • 1973 Matthew Ferguson, Canadian actor (Geometry in Venice), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1973 Kelly Price, American R&B and gospel vocalist ("Friend of Mine"), born in Queens, New York
  • 1973 Adam Scott, American actor (Parks and Recreation), born in Santa Cruz, California
  • 1974 Wu Jing, Chinese actor and martial artist (Wolf Warrior), born in Beijing, China
  • 1975 Thomas Hamilton, American NBA center (Boston Celtics), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1975 Mickey Beyer Clausen, Danish entrepreneur and philanthropist (Trunk Archive), born in Copenhagen
  • 1975 Aries Spears, American comedian (MadTV), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1975 Yoshinobu Takahashi, Japanese professional baseball player, born in Chūō-ku, Chiba, Japan
  • 1975 Koji Uehara, Japanese professional baseball pitcher, born in Neyagawa, Osaka, Japan
  • 1976 Nicolas Escudé, French tennis player, coach (Davis Cup 2001), born in Chartres, France
  • 1976 Keith Closs, American basketball center (LA Clippers), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1976 Will Mellor, English actor (Hollyoaks), born in Bredbury, Greater Manchester
  • 1976 Drew Shirley, American Christian-rock guitarist (All Together Separate; Switchfoot, 2003-present), born in Key West, Florida
  • 1978 Matthew Goode, English actor (The Lookout), born in Exeter, Devon, England
  • 1978 Tommy Haas, German tennis player, born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1978 John Smit, South African rugby player, born in Polokwane, South Africa
  • 1980 Trevor Moore, American actor and comedian (The Whitest Kids U' Know), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • 1981 Aaron Bertram, American ska trumpeter (Suburban Legends, 1998-2005), and children's music educator (Kids Imagine Nation), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • 1981 DeShawn Stevenson, American basketball player, born in Fresno, California
  • 1982 Iain Fyfe, Australian soccer player (Campbelltown City), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1982 Kasumi Nakane, Japanese gravure idol, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1982 Jared Allen, American football player, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1982 Fler [Patrick Losensky], German rapper, born in Berlin
  • 1982 Cobie Smulders, Canadian actress (How I Met Your Mother), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1983 Errol Barnett, English-born American reporter (CBS News), born in Milton Keynes, England
  • 1984 Maxi López, Argentine footballer (Udinese), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1984 Jonathan Blondel, Belgian footballer (Club Brugge midfielder), born in Ypres, Belgium
  • 1985 Leona Lewis, English pop singer-songwriter ("Bleeding Love"; "Better In Time"), born in Islington, London
  • 1986 Sergio Sánchez Ortega, Spanish footballer (Espanyol), born in Mataró, Spain
  • 1986 Amanda Bynes, American actress (The Amanda Show), born in Thousand Oaks, California
  • 1987 Julie Sokolow, American film director and musician, born in Holmdel, New Jersey
  • 1987 Sal Zizzo, American soccer player (Atlanta United), born in San Diego, California
  • 1987 Jay Bruce, American MLB baseball outfielder, since 2008; 3x All-Star (Cincinnati Reds, and 5 other teams) player, born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1987 Rachel Bloom, American actress, writer, and singer-songwriter (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), born in Los Angeles county, California
  • 1988 Tim Krul, Dutch football goalkeeper (Netherlands National Team), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1988 Peter Hartley, English footballer (Motherwell), born in Hartlepool, England
  • 1989 Israel Folau, Australian Rugby League, Rugby Union, AFL player (dual international), born in Minto, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1995 BONZIE [Nina Ferraro], American indie rock singer-songwriter and musician born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • 1997 Gabriel Fernando de Jesus, Brazilian football player (Manchester City, Brazil national team), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1998 Paris Jackson, American actress and daughter of Michael Jackson, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1999 Sam Kiszka, American bass player (Greta Van Fleet), born in Frankenmuth, Michigan
  • 2001 Matthew Whitaker, American jazz pianist (Outta The Box), born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • 2003 Elsie Fisher, American actress (Eighth Grade), born in Riverside, California