Famous Birthdays on August 12 (Part 2)

Pete Sampras (52 years old)

1971 American tennis player (14 x Grand Slam singles titles; 5 x Tour Finals; Grand Slam Cup 1990, 97; Davis Cup 1992, 95), born in Washington, D.C.

  • 1971 Yvette Nicole Brown, American actress (Community), born in East Cleveland, Ohio
  • 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 Gyanendra Pandey, Indian cricketer
  • 1972 Mark Kinsella, Irish footballer
  • 1972 Rebecca Gayheart, American model (Noxzema), and actress (Loving, 1992-93 - "Hannah"; Urban Legend), born in Hazard Kentucky
  • 1972 Takanohana Kōji, Japanese Sumo yokozuna, born in Suginami, Japan
  • 1973 Grey DeLisle, American country singer-songwriter, autoharp player, voice actress (The Fairly OddParents; The Loud House), and comedienne, born in Fort Ord, California
  • 1973 Jonathan Coachman, American professional wrestler and executive, born in McPherson, Kansas
  • 1973 Joseba Beloki, Spanish professional bicycle racer, born in Lazkao, Spain
  • 1973 Latasha Byears, American WNBA player (Sacramento Monarchs), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1973 Richard Reid, British terrorist, referred to as the "shoe bomber" - attempted to detonate explosives hidden in his shoe while flying from Paris to Miami in 2001
  • 1973 Sayyed Muqtada al-Sadr, Iranian Shia cleric, son of Ayatollah Mohammad al-Sadr, born in Najaf, Iran
  • 1974 Wendy Palmer, American basketball player, WNBA forward (Utah Starzz), born in Timberlake, North Carolina
  • 1975 Anders Myrvold, Norwegian NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Lorenskog, Norway

Casey Affleck (48 years old)

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

  • 1975 Regan Upshaw, American NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Berrien Springs, Michigan
  • 1976 Antoine Walker, American NBA forward (Boston Celtics), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1976 Henry Tuilagi, Samoan rugby player
  • 1976 Mikko Viljami "Linde" Lindström, Finnish guitarist
  • 1976 Pedro Collins, West Indian cricket fast bowler (29 Tests, 106 wickets; 30 ODIs, 39 wickets; Barbados, Middlesex), born in St. Peter, Barbados
  • 1976 Richard McCourt, English children's television presenter
  • 1976 Wednesday 13 [Joseph Poole], American punk rock musician (Wednesday 13, Murderdolls), born in Lexington, North Carolina

Iva Majoli (46 years old)

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

  • 1977 Jesper Grønkjær, Danish footballer
  • 1977 Park Yong-ha, South Korean actor and singer
  • 1977 Plaxico Burress, American football player
  • 1978 Chris Chambers, American football player, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1978 Hayley Wickenheiser, Canadian ice hockey player (4 Olympic Gold medals for Canada), born in Shaunavon, Saskatchewan
  • 1979 Cindy Klassen, Canadian speed skater
  • 1979 D.J. Houlton, American baseball player
  • 1980 Dominique Swain, American actress (Lolita), born in Malibu, California
  • 1980 Jade Villalon, American singer-songwriter
  • 1980 Maggie Lawson, American actress (Psych), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1980 Matt Thiessen, Canadian-American musician (Relient K)
  • 1981 Djibril Cissé, French footballer
  • 1981 Tony Capaldi, Northern Ireland footballer, born in Porsgrunn, Norway
  • 1982 Alexandros Tzorvas, Greek footballer
  • 1982 River Butcher, American stand-up comedian, writer, and podcaster, born in Akron, Ohio
  • 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
  • 1991 Khris Middleton, American NBA player (Milwaukee Bucks), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • 1991 Lakeith Stanfield, American actor (Straight Outta Compton), born in San Bernardino, California
  • 1992 Cara Delevingne, English fashion model, actress, and LGBT activist, born in London, England
  • 1998 Rudy Pankow, American actor (Outer Banks), born in Ketchikan, Alaska
  • 1998 Stefanos Tsitsipas, Greek tennis player (ATP Finals 2019; French Open 2021 runner-up), born in Athens, Greece
  • 1999 Matthijs de Ligt, Dutch football player (Bayern Munich, Netherlands), born in Leiderdorp, Netherlands
  • 2001 Dixie D'Amelio, American singer ("Be Happy") and TikTok star, born in Norwalk, Connecticut