On This Day

Famous Birthdays on August 12 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 250 of 250

  • 1970 Alison Inverarity, Australian high jumper (Olympic 8th 1992, 96)
  • 1970 Anthony Swofford, American novelist
  • 1970 Jim Schlossnagle, baseball coach
  • 1970 Charles Mesure, British actor

Person of interestPete Sampras

1971 Pete Sampras, American tennis player (14 Grand Slam titles), born in Washington, D.C.

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
  • 1972 Allison Cook, Australian basketballl player (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1972 Del The Funky Homosapien [Teren Delvon Jones], American rapper (Mistadobalina), born in Oakland, California
  • 1972 Rebecca Gayheart, actress (Hannah Mayberry-Loving)
  • 1972 Takanohana, Sumo yokozuna
  • 1972 Mark Kinsella, Irish footballer
  • 1972 Gyanendra Pandey, Indian cricketer
  • 1973 Latasha Byears, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)
  • 1973 Moses Ware, NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1973 Todd Marchant, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1973 Sayyed Muqtada al-Sadr, Iranian Shia cleric, son of Ayatollah Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr, born in Najaf, Iran
  • 1973 Joseba Beloki, Spanish cyclist

  • 1973 Jonathan Coachman, American professional wrestler and executive
  • 1973 Richard Reid, British terrorist, referred to as the "shoe bomber".
  • 1973 Grey DeLisle, American voice actress
  • 1974 Wendy Palmer, WNBA forward (Utah Starzz)
  • 1975 Anders Myrvold, Lorenskog Nor, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)
  • 1975 Raegan Scott, WNBA forward/center (Utah Starzz)
  • 1975 Regan Upshaw, defensive end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

Person of interestCasey Affleck

1975 Casey Affleck, American actor (Manchester by the Sea, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford), born in Falmouth, Massachusetts

  • 1976 Antoine Walker, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
  • 1976 Mikko Viljami "Linde" Lindström, Finnish guitarist
  • 1976 Wednesday 13 [Joseph Poole], American punk rock musician (Wednesday 13, Murderdolls), born in Lexington, North Carolina
  • 1976 Richard McCourt, English children's television presenter
  • 1976 Henry Tuilagi, Samoan rugby player
  • 1976 Pedro Collins, West Indian cricketer

Person of interestIva Majoli

1977 Iva Majoli, Croatian tennis player (1996 Pan Pacific), born in Zagreb, Croatia

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Iva Majoli
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Iva Majoli
  • 1977 Jesper Grønkjær, Danish footballer
  • 1977 Plaxico Burress, American football player
  • 1977 Park Yong-ha, South Korean actor and singer
  • 1978 Hayley Wickenheiser, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • 1978 Chris Chambers, American football player, born in Cleveland, Ohio

  • 1979 D.J. Houlton, American baseball player
  • 1979 Cindy Klassen, Canadian speed skater
  • 1980 Maggie Lawson, American actress
  • 1980 Matt Thiessen, Canadian-American musician (Relient K)
  • 1980 Dominique Swain, American actress
  • 1980 Jade Villalon, American singer/songwriter
  • 1981 Tony Capaldi, Northern Ireland footballer
  • 1981 Djibril Cissé, French footballer
  • 1982 Alexandros Tzorvas, Greek footballer
  • 1983 Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Dutch footballer
  • 1984 Marian Rivera, Philippine actress
  • 1988 Tyson Fury, British heavyweight professional boxer, born in Manchester
  • 1990 Mario Balotelli, Italian soccer striker (36 caps; Nice, Inter, Man City), born in Palermo, Italy
  • 1992 Cara Delevingne, English fashion model, actress, and LGBT activist, born in London, England