On This Day

Famous Birthdays on August 15 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 255 of 255

  • 1966 Fred Strickland, linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1966 Leo Goeas, guard (Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1966 Shirley Kwan, Hong Kong singer
  • 1967 Mike James, Ft Walton FL, pitcher (California Angels)
  • 1967 Moulay Brahim Boutaib, Morocco, 10k runner (Olympic gold 1988)
  • 1967 Neil Wilkinson, Selkirk, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)
  • 1967 Peter Hermann, American actor (Beautiful People), born in NYC, New York
  • 1967 Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, Indian spiritual leader and filmmaker, born in Sri Gurusar Modia
  • 1968 Vassili Pankov, NHL forward (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • 1968 Debra Messing, American actress (Will & Grace), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969 Eric Bieniemy, NFL running back (Cin Bengals)
  • 1969 James Black, Regina, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • 1969 Mark Heese, beach volleyballer (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1969 Yancey Thigpen, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1969 Cris Judd, American actor/choreographer
  • 1970 Dawn Ponte, Kent RI, dance skater (& Frey-1995 Eastern Jr champ)

  • 1970 Anthony Anderson, American comedian and actor
  • 1970 Maddie Corman, American actress
  • 1970 Ben Silverman, American TV executive
  • 1971 Perry Carter, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs, Oakland Raiders), born in McComb, Mississippi

Person of interestBen Affleck

1972 Ben Affleck, American actor (Armageddon, Pearl Harbor), born in Berkeley, California

  • 1972 Freddie Solomon, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1972 Jason Maniecki, defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • 1972 Ken Walter, punter (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1972 Mikey Graham, Irish singer (Boyzone), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1972 Chris Morrissey, American film director/actor
  • 1972 Matthew Wood, American actor and sound editor
  • 1973 Marcus Jones, defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • 1974 Ramon Morel, Villa Gonzalez Dom Rep, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • 1974 Natasha Henstridge, Canadian actress
  • 1975 Bert Berry, linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1975 Jurgen Dirkx, soccer player (PSV)
  • 1975 Bertrand Berry, American football player
  • 1975 Vijay Bharadwaj, Indian cricketer
  • 1976 Boudewijn Send, soccer player (PSV)
  • 1976 Robert Macfarlane, English nature writer, born in Halam, England

  • 1976 Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopian politician, Prime Minister of Ethiopia (2018-), 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, born in Beshasha, Ethiopia
  • 1977 Martin Biron, Canadian American ice hockey goaltender, born in Lac-Saint-Charles, Quebec
  • 1977 Igor Cassina, Italian gymnast (Olympic gold 2004), born in Seregno, Italy
  • 1977 Nicole Paggi, American actress (Hope and Faith), born in Travis County, Texas
  • 1978 Tim Foreman, American bassist (Switchfoot)
  • 1978 Stavros Tziortziopoulos, Greek footballer
  • 1978 Lilia Podkopayeva, Ukrainian gymnast (World Champion 1995, Olympic Gold 1996), born in Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR
  • 1978 Kerri Walsh, American beach volleyball player (Olympic gold 2004, 08, 12) born in Santa Clara, California
  • 1979 Carl Edwards, American NASCAR driver
  • 1980 Nathalie Press, English actress
  • 1981 Brendan Hansen, American swimmer
  • 1981 Song Ji-hyo, South Korean actress
  • 1981 Oliver Perez, American baseball player
  • 1982 Casey Burgener, American weightlifter
  • 1985 Nipsey Hussle [Ermias Asghedom], American rapper and activist, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2019)
  • 1989 Belinda [Belinda Peregrín Schüll], Mexican singer, songwriter and actress, born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1989 Tiffanie Anderson, American singer, dancer
  • 1989 Joe Jonas, American singer (Jonas Brothers)

Person of interestJennifer Lawrence

1990 Jennifer Lawrence, American actress (Winter's Bone, Silver Linings Playbook), born in Louisville, Kentucky