On This Day

Famous Birthdays on August 17 (Part 2)

  • 1975 Giuliana DePandi, Italian-born American television personality
  • 1977 Jake Patellis, American actor (Paul Bowman-Good Life), born in Santa Clarita, California
  • 1977 William Gallas, French footballer, born in Asnières-sur-Seine, France
  • 1977 Nathan Deakes, Australian race walker (50k WR 3:35.47 2006; World C'ship gold 2007; Olympic bronze 2004), born in Geelong, Australia
  • 1977 Thierry Henry, French footballer and manager (Arsenal), born in Les Ulis, France
  • 1977 Tarja Turunen, Finnish singer, born in Kitee, Finland
  • 1978 Vibeke Stene, Norwegian singer (Tristania), born in Sokndal, Norway
  • 1979 Antwaan Randle El, American football player and coach, born in Riverdale, Illinois
  • 1979 Marcus Patric, British actor (Hollyoaks), born in Gosport, England
  • 1980 Jan Kromkamp, Dutch footballer, born in Makkinga, Netherlands
  • 1980 Keith Dabengwa, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
  • 1980 Shannon Lucio, American actress, born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1980 Lene Marlin, Norwegian singer-songwriter, born in Tromsø, Norway
  • 1981 Kristin Holt, American television personality (American Idol), born in Plano, Texas
  • 1982 Phil Jagielka, English footballer (Sheffield United), born in Sale, England
  • 1982 Cheeleader Melissa [Melissa Anderson], American professional wrestler, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1982 Mark Salling, American actor and musician (Glee), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2018)
  • 1983 Dustin Pedroia, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox), born in Woodland, California
  • 1984 Garrett Wolfe, American professional footbal player, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1984 Dee Brown, American basketball player (2005 Sporting News National Player of the Year), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1985 Yū Aoi, Japanese actress (Hula Girls), born in Kasuga, Japan
  • 1986 Bryton McClure, American actor (Richie-Family Matters), born in Lakewood, California
  • 1986 Rudy Gay, American basketball player, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1986 Tyrus Thomas, American basketball player, born in Batton, Rouge, Louisiana
  • 1988 Brady Corbet, American actor (24), born in Scottsdale, Arizona
  • 1988 Erika Toda, Japanese actress (Ryūsei no Kizuna), born in Kobe, Japan
  • 1990 Colin Bates, American-British actor, dancer, and singer (Billy Elliot - The Musical), born in Pasedena, California
  • 1990 Rachel Hurd-Wood, British actress (Clique), born in London, England
  • 1994 Phoebe Bridgers, American singer-songwriter ("Punisher"), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1996 Ella Cruz, Filipina actress (Aryana), born in Angat, Philippines

Lil Pump

2000 Lil Pump [Gazzy Garcia], American rapper (Gucci Gang), born in Miami, Florida

  • 2003 The Kid Laroi [Charlton Howard], Australian singer-songwriter (Without You), born in Waterloo, Australia