On This Day

Famous People Born in 1962

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 836

  • Jan 1 Ravshanbek Aliyev, Kirgiz, cosmonaut
  • Jan 1 Ari Up, German musician (The Slits)
  • Jan 1 Pierce Holt, American NFL defensive lineman (Pro Bowl, All-Pro selection 1992; San Francisco 49ers, Atlanta Falcons), born in Marlin, Texas
  • Jan 3 Darren Daulton, American baseball catcher (MLB All-Star 1992, 93, 95; World Series 1997; Silver Slugger Award 1992; Philadelphia Phillies), born in Arkansas City, Kansas (d. 2017)
  • Jan 3 Francesca Lia Block, American author
  • Jan 3 Guy Pratt, English musician, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jan 3 Gavin Hastings OBE, Scottish rugby union fullback and captain (61 caps Scotland, 6 caps British Lions; Watsonians, London Scottish, Cambridge University), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Jan 4 Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)
  • Jan 4 Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good)
  • Jan 4 Patrick Cassidy, American actor and composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 4 Laila Eloui, Egyptian actress
  • Jan 4 Peter Steele, American musician (Type O Negative)
  • Jan 5 Suzy Amis, American actress (Blame it on Rio, Where the Heart is), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jan 5 Brendon Kuruppu, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan batsman, 201* debut v NZ 1987), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Jan 5 Danny Jackson, American baseball pitcher (Royals/Phillies/Cardinals), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jan 5 Donald John Cowie, New Zealand sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand

  • Jan 6 Philip Brown, English 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Birmingham, England
  • Jan 6 Sean Landeta, NFL place kicker (NY Giants), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Person of interestMichael Houser

Jan 6 Michael Houser, American guitarist (Widespread Panic), born in Boone, North Carolina (d. 2002)

Guitarist Michael Houser
Guitarist
Michael Houser
  • Jan 7 Hallie Todd, American actress (Check is in the Mail), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 7 Jeff Montgomery, American baseball player (KC Royals), born in Wellston, Ohio
  • Jan 7 Aleksandr Dugin, Russian politician, born in Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
  • Jan 8 Chris Marion, American musician, born in Belton, Texas
  • Jan 10 Jim Lindeman, American baseball outfielder (NY Mets), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Jan 10 Michael Fortier, Canadian politician, born in Quebec City, Canada
  • Jan 11 Donn Pall, Evergreen Park IL, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies, Fl Marlins)
  • Jan 11 Julie Moran, TV hostess (Entertainment Tonight, Independence Day)
  • Jan 11 Kim Coles, American actress (Synclaire-Living Single), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 11 Susan Lindauer, American peace activist and accused spy
  • Jan 12 Richie Richardson, West Indies cricketer (elegant West Indian batsman 1983-95), born in Five Islands Village, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Jan 12 Gunde Svan, Swedish cross country skier (4 Olympic gold 1984, 88), born in Järna, Sweden
  • Jan 12 Joe Quesada, American comic book writer, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 13 Brett Maxie, NFL safety (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
  • Jan 13 Kevin Mitchell, American baseball outfielder (NL MVP 1989; MLB All Star 1989, 90; SF Giants), born in San Diego, California
  • Jan 13 Trace Adkins, American country singer (Ladies Love Country Boys, You're Gonna Miss This), born in Sarepta, Louisiana
  • Jan 14 Patricia Morrison, American musician (Sisters of Mercy-Walk Away, Black Planet), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Jan 14 Michael McCaul, American politician, born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jan 15 Creflo Dollar, American televangelist, born in College Park, Georgia
  • Jan 15 Conrad Lant, English musician, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jan 16 Kevin Ross, American NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons, KC Chiefs), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • Jan 16 Paul Webb, English rocker (TalkTalk), born in Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
  • Jan 16 Joel Fitzgibbon, Australian Labor Party politician, born in Bellingen, Australia
  • Jan 16 Maxine Jones, American R&B singer (En Vogue), born in Paterson, New Jersey

Person of interestJim Carrey

Jan 17 Jim Carrey, Canadian-American actor (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Dumb & Dumber, The Mask), born in Ontario Canada

Actor and Comedian Jim Carrey
Actor and Comedian
Jim Carrey
  • Jan 17 Sebastian Junger, American journalist & author, born in Belmont, Massachusetts
  • Jan 18 Alison Arngrim, American actress (Nellie-Little House of the Prairie), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 18 David O'Connor, American equestrian (Olympic silver 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 18 Dito, Portuguese soccer defender (17 caps; Braga, Benfica, Vitória Setúbal) and manager (Portimonense, Moreirense), born in Barcelos, Portugal (d. 2020)
  • Jan 19 Chris Sabo, American baseball 3rd baseman (3-time MLB All Star), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 19 Hans Daams, Dutch cyclist, born in Valkenswaard, Netherlands
  • Jan 21 Marie Trintignant, French actress (d. 2003)
  • Jan 21 Tyler Cowen, American economist
  • Jan 22 Robert Mailhouse, American actor (Brian-Days of our Life), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Jan 22 Choi Min-sik, South Korean actor, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jan 22 Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu, Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia, born in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
  • Jan 23 Elvira Lindo, Spanish writer & journalist, born in Cádiz, Spain
  • Jan 23 Vasia Panayopoulou, Greek actress, born in Mytilene, Greece
  • Jan 25 Chris Chelios, American ice hockey player (3-time Stanley Cup winner), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 25 Bruno Martini, French soccer goalkeeper (31 caps; Auxerre, Nancy, Montpellier), born in Challuy, France (d. 2020)
  • Jan 26 Roshan Guneratne, Sri Lankan cricketer (wicketless in only Test SL v Aust 1983), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka (d. 2005)
  • Jan 26 Tim May, Australian cricketer (Australian off-spinner 1987-95), born in North Adelaide, Australia
  • Jan 26 Tom Keifer, American rock guitarist & vocalist (Cinderella-Heartbreak Station), born in Springfield, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 26 Oscar Ruggeri, Argentine footballer, born in Cordoba, Argentina
  • Jan 27 James F Doehring, shot putter (Olympic silver 1992), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Jan 27 Michael Collins, clarinetist
  • Jan 27 Roberto Paci Dalò, Italian director and composer
  • Jan 28 Keith Hamilton Cobb, Tarrytown NY, actor (Noah Keefer-All My Children)
  • Jan 28 Michael Cage, NBA forward/center (Cleveland Cavaliers, NJ Nets)
  • Jan 28 Sam Phillips [Leslie Ann Phillips], American singer-songwriter (Martinis & Bikinis, Gilmore Girls, Bunheads), born in Glendale, California
  • Jan 28 Patrice Motsepe, South African mining businessman, Africa's 1st black billionaire (African Rainbow Minerals), born in Ga-Rankuwa, South Africa
  • Jan 29 Nicholas Turturro, actor (James Martinez-NYPD Blue), born in Queens, New York
  • Jan 29 Olga Tokarczuk, Polish writer (Primeval and Other Times), 2018 Nobel Prize for Literature, born in Sulechów, Poland
  • Jan 30 Abdullah II of Jordan, King of Jordan (1999-present), born in Amman, Jordan
  • Jan 30 Mary Kay Letourneau, American convicted statutory rapist, born in Tustin, California
  • Jan 31 Sophie Muller, English music video director, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Feb 1 José Luis Cuciuffo, Argentinian soccer defender (21 caps; Vélez Sársfield, Boca Juniors, Nîmes Olympique), born in Córdoba, Argentina (d. 2004)
  • Feb 1 Tomoyasu Hotei, Japanese guitarist, born in Takasaki, Japan
  • Feb 1 Manuel Amoros, French soccer defender (82 caps; Monaco, Marseille), born in Nîmes, France
  • Feb 2 Ben Testerman, tennis star, born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Feb 2 Michael T Weiss, actor (Jarod-Pretender, Days of our Lives), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 2 Andy Fordham, English darts player (BDO World Champion 2004), born in Bristol, England
  • Feb 2 Paul Kilgus, baseball player
  • Feb 3 Joe Handle, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • Feb 4 Vern Fleming, American NBA basketball player (Olympic gold 1984), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 4 Clint Black, American country vocalist (Killin' Time, A Better Man), born in Long Branch, New Jersey
  • Feb 4 Dan Plesac, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Feb 4 Alfred Twardecki, Polish historian
  • Feb 4 Michael Riley, Canadian actor
  • Feb 5 Jennifer Jason Leigh [Morrow], American actress (Single White Female, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 5 Tommy Skeoch, American guitarist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)
  • Feb 6 Axl Rose [William Bailey], American singer & songwriter (Guns & Roses), born in Lafayette, Indiana

Person of interestGarth Brooks

Feb 7 Garth Brooks, American country singer (No Fences, Double Live), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
  • Feb 7 Alan Sippy, cricketer (dashing Bombay lefty batsman of 1980's)
  • Feb 7 David Bryan, rock keyboardist (Bon Jovi-You Give Love a Bad Name)
  • Feb 7 Eddie Izzard, British actor and comedian
  • Feb 9 Diego Perez, Spanish tennis star
  • Feb 9 Martin D Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary
  • Feb 9 Anik Bissonnette, Quebec ballet dancer (Les Grands Ballets Canadiens)
  • Feb 10 Cliff Burton, American bass guitarist (Metallica), born in Castro Valley, California (d. 1986)
  • Feb 10 Bobby Czyz, American boxer, born in Orange, New Jersey
  • Feb 11 Scott Kolden, American actor (Scott-Me & the Champ), born in Torrance, California

Person of interestSheryl Crow

Feb 11 Sheryl Crow, American singer-songwriter (All I Want to Do-Grammy 1995), born in Kennett, Missouri

Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow
Singer-songwriter
Sheryl Crow
  • Feb 11 Tammy Baldwin, American politician, born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Feb 11 Eric Vanderaerden, Belgian cyclist, born in Herk-de-Stad, Belgium
  • Feb 12 Jimmy Kirkwood, Irish-born field hockey player, born in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
  • Feb 13 Jackie Silva, Brazilian volleyballer (Pan Am-Bronze), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Feb 13 Aníbal Acevedo Vilá, Puerto Rican politician and lawyer, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Feb 13 Hugh Dennis, English comedian and actor (Not Going out), born in Kettering, England
  • Feb 14 Kevyn Aucoin, American cosmetologist, born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2002)
  • Feb 14 Michael Higgs, English actor, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Feb 14 Sakina Jaffrey, American actress, born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 15 Renee Props, American actress (Elly Snyder-As the World Turns), born in Oklahoma
  • Feb 16 Alexa Kenin, American actress (Mousie-Coed Fever), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 16 Tony Kiley, rocker (Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways)
  • Feb 16 John Balance, English musician (Coil, Psychic TV), born in Mansfield, England (d. 2004)
  • Feb 17 David McComb, Australia, vocalist/songwriter (Triffids)
  • Feb 17 Hennie Meijer, soccer player (Cambuur L, FC Heerenveen)
  • Feb 17 Lou Diamond Phillips, Philippines, actor (La Bamba, Stand & Deliver)
  • Feb 17 Tony Blain, cricketer (NZ Test wicket-keeper)
  • Feb 17 Samuel Bayer, American music video director
  • Feb 17 Alison Hargreaves, British mountaineer and 1st woman to climb Mount Everest alone without bottled oxygen (1995), born in Derbyshire, England (d. 1995)

  • Feb 18 Gary Reasons, American NFL linebacker (NY Giants), born in Crowley, Texas
  • Feb 18 Julie Strain, American actress (Witchcraft IV), born in Concord, California
  • Feb 18 Simon Fletcher, American NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos), born in Bay City, Texas
  • Feb 19 Alvaro Espinoza, Venezuela, baseball shortstop (NY Yanks, NY Mets)

Person of interestHana Mandlikova

Feb 19 Hana Mandlíková, Czech tennis player (4 Grand Slam titles), born in Prague, Czech Republic

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Hana Mandlikova
  • Feb 19 John Laroche, American orchid poacher
  • Feb 20 Adam Schreiber, NFL center/guard (Atlanta Falcons, NY Giants)
  • Feb 20 Joel Ellis, American rocker (Heavy Bones)
  • Feb 20 Ria Coyne, American comedienne (Betsy-Batman Forever), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 20 Kenn Nesbitt, American children's author
  • Feb 21 Vanessa Feltz, British television presenter
  • Feb 21 Chuck Palahniuk, American writer
  • Feb 21 David Foster Wallace, American writer (Infinite Jest, The Broom of the System), born in Ithaca, New York (d. 2008)
  • Feb 22 Lenda Murray, American body builder (4X Ms Olympia), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Feb 22 Lisa Jacquin, American equestrian show jumper (Olympics 1996), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Feb 22 Les Wallace, Scottish darts player (BDO World Champion 1997), born in Forres, Scotland

Person of interestSteve Irwin

Feb 22 Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist & TV personality (The Crocodile Hunter), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 2006)

Naturalist and TV Star Steve Irwin
Naturalist and TV Star
Steve Irwin
  • Feb 23 Michael Wilton, American rock guitarist (Queensrÿche), born in San Francisco, California
  • Feb 24 Michelle Shocked, singer/musician
  • Feb 24 Outi Mäenpää, Finnish actress
  • Feb 24 Kelly Craft, American diplomat, US ambassador to the UN (2019-), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Feb 25 Birgit Fischer, German DR, 500m kayaker (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Feb 25 Cammy Ciarelli, WPVA volleyballer (Best of Beach-2nd-1995), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Feb 25 Foster Emerson Sylvers, rocker
  • Feb 26 Dave Palone, American harness racing trainer & driver (US Pacing Triple Crown 1996, 2005), born in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 26 Sheila Cornell, American softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 27 Adam Baldwin, American actor (Full Metal Jacket, My Bodyguard), born in Winnetka, Illinois
  • Feb 27 Grant Show, American actor (Jack Hanson-Melrose Place), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Feb 27 Kory Tarpenning, American pole vaulter, born in Portland, Oregon
  • Feb 27 Veronica Ribot-Canales, Argentinian-American diver (Olympics 1996), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Feb 28 Angela Bailey, Canadian 4X100m relayer (Olympic silver 1984), born in Coventry, England
  • Feb 28 Chunli Li, table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Feb 28 Rae Dawn Chong, actress (Quest for Fire), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Mar 1 Mark Gardner, American baseball pitcher and coach (World Series 2010, 12, 14; SF Giants), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 1 Bill Leen, rocker (Gin Blossoms)
  • Mar 1 Russell Coutts, New Zealand yachtsman (Olympic gold Finn Class 1984, America's Cup 5 x winner), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Mar 2 Jon Bon Jovi, Sayreville NJ, rocker (Bon Jovi-Give Love a Bad Name)
  • Mar 2 Terry Steinbach, American baseball catcher (MLB All-Star 1988, 89, 93; World Series 1989; Oakland A's), born in New Ulm Minnesota
  • Mar 2 Morioka Hiroyuki, Japanese writer
  • Mar 2 Michael Salinger, American poet
  • Mar 2 Raimo Summanen, Finnish ice hockey left wing (World C'Ships gold 1995; NHL: Edmonton Oilers, Vancouver Canucks) and coach (Finland; HIFK), born in Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Mar 3 Herschel Walker, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1982, U of Georgia; Pro Bowl 1987, 88), Dallas Cowboys), born in Wrightsville, Georgia
  • Mar 3 Jackie Joyner-Kersee, E St Louis IL, heptathele (Olympic gold 1988, 92)
  • Mar 3 Glen E. Friedman, American photographer and artist
  • Mar 3 Steve Blackmore, Welsh rugby union prop (4 caps; Cardiff RFC), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 2020)
  • Mar 4 Brant Ian Woodward, New Zealand trap shooter (Olympics 1996), born in Hurstville, New Zealand
  • Mar 4 Greg Kragen, NFL nose tackle (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • Mar 4 Simon Bisley, British comic book artist
  • Mar 4 David Sparrow, English actor
  • Mar 5 Elise Burgin, tennis star, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Mar 5 Robert L Curbeam Jr, astronaut (STS 85, sk: 99), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Mar 5 Jonathan Penner, American reality show contestant
  • Mar 5 Charlie and Craig Reid, Scottish musicians (The Proclaimers)
  • Mar 6 Alison Nicholas, English golfer (US Open 1997), born in Gibraltar
  • Mar 6 Valerie French, American animatronics art director
  • Mar 7 Taylor Dayne [Leslie Wunderman], NY, vocalist (I'll Always Love You)
  • Mar 7 Peter Manley, English Darts Player (PDC World C'ship runner-up 1999, 2002, 2006), born in London, England
  • Mar 8 Shaun Gayle, NFL strong safety (San Diego Chargers)
  • Mar 8 William Fuller, NFL defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers)
  • Mar 9 Brian Green, American actor (Sam Fowler-Another World), born in Columbus, Indiana

  • Mar 9 Jan Furtok, Polish footballer, born in Katowice, Poland
  • Mar 10 Andre Waters, NFL safety (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Mar 10 Gary Clark, rocker (Danny Wilson-Mary's Prayer)
  • Mar 10 Seiko Matsuda, Japanese pop singer
  • Mar 11 Jeffrey Nordling, American actor
  • Mar 11 Peter Berg, American film actor, director and producer
  • Mar 11 Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, Somali diplomat and 9th President of Somalia (2017-present), born in Mogadishu, Somalia

Person of interestDarryl Strawberry

Mar 12 Darryl Strawberry, American MLB right fielder (8-time All Star), born in Los Angeles, California

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • Mar 13 Liane Tooth, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Mar 13 Terence Blanchard, American jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers) and film score composer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Mar 15 Igor Aleinikov, filmmaker
  • Mar 15 Jimmy Baio, actor (Billy Tate-Soap, Brass, Playing for Keeps), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 15 Steve Coy, rocker (Dead or Alive-Spin Me Round)
  • Mar 15 Terrence Trent D'Arby, American rock vocalist (Wishing Well), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 16 Marcel Brands, soccer player (RKC)
  • Mar 17 Clare Grogan, rocker (Altered Images-Happy Birthday)
  • Mar 17 Janet Patricia Gardner, Juneau Alaska, rocker (Vixen-Rev It Up)
  • Mar 17 Roxy Dora Petrucci, Rochester Minn, rock drummer (Vixen-Rev It Up)
  • Mar 17 Ank Bijleveld-Schouten, Dutch politician

About 1962

How Old? 57 or 58 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Ox (Jan 1 - Feb 4), Tiger (Feb 5 - Dec 31)