On This Day

Famous People Born in 1970

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 1,277

  • Jan 1 Brian Morton, Wollongong Australia, canoeist (Olympics 1996)
  • Jan 1 Gabriel Jarret, American actor
  • Jan 2 Anthony Stuart, Australian cricket fast bowler and coach (3 ODIs; 8 wickets @ 13.62; hat trick 1997), born in Newcastle, Australia
  • Jan 2 Glenn Cadrez, American NFL linebacker (Super Bowl 1997, 98; Denver Broncos), born in El Centro, California
  • Jan 2 Royce Clayton, American baseball shortstop (MLB All Star 1997; SF Giants, St Louis Cardinals) and actor (The Rookie, Moneyball), born in Burbank, California
  • Jan 2 Robert Fertitta, American opera singer
  • Jan 2 Sanda Ladoşi, Romanian singer
  • Jan 3 Mahaya Petrosian, Iranian actress
  • Jan 3 Christian Duguay, American comic actor
  • Jan 3 Matt Ross, American actor
  • Jan 4 Colin Scrivener, CFL defensive tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Jan 4 Sean Lumpkin, American NFL safety (New Orleans Saints), born in Golden Valley, Minnesota
  • Jan 4 Chris Kanyon, American pro wrestler (WCW/WWF World Tag Team C'ship), born in Sunnyside, New York City (d. 2010)
  • Jan 5 James Patton, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills), born in Brazoria County, Texas
  • Jan 5 Rick Campanelli, Canadian TV presenter, born in Hamilton, Canada
  • Jan 6 Daniel Naulty, American pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Jan 6 Gabrielle Reece, American volleyball player & actress (Extremists), born in La Jolla, California
  • Jan 6 Geert Brusselers, Dutch football player & coach (NAC), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Jan 6 John Gerak, NFL tight end/guide (Minnesota Vikings, St Louis Rams), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Jan 6 Keenan McCardell, NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, Jaguars), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jan 6 Kerrin Petty, Swedish-American cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Townshend, Vermont
  • Jan 6 Julie Chen, American television presenter, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 7 Paul McCallum, Canadian football punter and placekicker (Claymores, Sask Roughriders), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 7 Todd Day, American NBA guard/forward (Boston Celtics), born in Decatur, Illinois
  • Jan 7 Joao Ricardo, Angolan footballer, born in Luanda, Angola
  • Jan 7 Doug E. Doug [Douglas Bourne], American actor and comedian (Cosby, Operation Dumbo Drop, Jungle Fever), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 8 Darryl Williams, American NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks, Cin Bengals), born in Miami, Florida
  • Jan 8 Jon Klemm, Canadian NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Jan 9 Graciela Schutt, American WPVA volleyballer (Deerfield-25th-1995), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Jan 9 Lara Fabian, Canadian-Belgian singer, born in Etterbeek, Belgium
  • Jan 9 Alex Staropoli, Italian keyboardist (Rhapsody Of Fire), born in Trieste, Italy
  • Jan 10 Cameron MacKenzie, Australian 100m/200m/400m (Olympics 1996)
  • Jan 10 Deon Figures, American NFL cornerback/PR (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Bellflower, California
  • Jan 10 Marcus Bagwell, American professional wrestler, born in Marietta, Georgia
  • Jan 11 Franco Davin, Argentina, tennis star
  • Jan 11 Joy Nilo, Filipino Composer

  • Jan 12 Jenny Griffith, American WPVA volleyballer (National-13th-1995), born in Burbank, California
  • Jan 12 Raekwon, American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Staten Island, New York
  • Jan 12 Zack de la Rocha, American musician (Rage Against the Machine), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jan 13 Frank Kooiman, soccer player (Sparta)
  • Jan 13 Keith Coogan, American actor (Jeffrey in The Waltons, Gun Shy), born in Palm Springs, California
  • Jan 13 Marco Pantani, Italian cyclist (Tour de France 1998), born in Cesena, Italy (d. 2004)

Person of interestShonda Rhimes

Jan 13 Shonda Rhimes, American television producer and series creator (Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, Scandal), born in Chicago Illinois

TV Producer Shonda Rhimes
TV Producer
Shonda Rhimes
  • Jan 14 Eric Charron, Canadian NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals), born in Verdun, Quebec
  • Jan 14 Steve Cooke, American baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Lihue, Hawaii
  • Jan 14 Tyrone Hughes, American NFL cornerback (New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jan 14 Gene Snitsky, American professional wrestler, born in Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 15 Dan Landry, American volleyball opposite hitter (Olympics 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • Jan 15 Michele Granger, American softball pitcher (Olympic gold 1996), born in Anaheim, California
  • Jan 16 Don MacLean, American NBA forward (NJ Nets, Denver Nuggets), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Jan 16 Ron Villone, American pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Jan 16 Garth Ennis, Irish comic book author, born in Holywood, United Kingdom
  • Jan 17 Candace Murray, Canadian softball shortstop (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 17 Darnell Walker, American NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons, SF 49ers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 17 Jeremy Roenick, American NHL center (Team USA, Blackhawks, Coyotes), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jan 17 Genndy Tartakovsky, Russian-born animator, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jan 17 James Wattana, Thai snooker player, born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Jan 18 Leo Araguz, American football punter (Oakland Raiders, Rhein Fire), born in Pharr, Texas
  • Jan 18 DJ Quik [David Marvin Blake], American rapper (Quik Is the Name), born in Compton, California
  • Jan 18 Peter van Petegem, Belgian cyclist, born in Brakel, Belgium
  • Jan 19 Ghetty Chasun, American actress (Red Lips), born in Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 19 Rick Krivda, American baseball pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 19 T. J. Mathews, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Columbia, Illinois
  • Jan 19 Kathleen Smet, Belgian triathlete, born in Beveren, Belgium
  • Jan 19 Udo Suzuki, Japanese comedian, born in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan
  • Jan 20 Marvin Benard, American baseball outfielder (SF Giants), born in Bluefields, Nicaragua
  • Jan 20 Rob Gaudreau, American ice hockey player (Ottawa Senators), born in Cranston, Rhode Island
  • Jan 20 Ron Carpenter, American football player (NY Jets, Amsterdam Admirals), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jan 20 Skeet Ulrich, American actor (Scream), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Jan 20 Terry Kirby, American football player (Miami Dolphins, SF 49ers), born in Hampton, Virginia
  • Jan 20 Thomas "Tom" Murray, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Jan 20 Mitch Benn, English comedian & musician, born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Jan 21 Ian Salisbury, cricketer (Sussex & England leg-spinner 1992-96)
  • Jan 21 Ken Leung, American actor
  • Jan 21 Mark Trojanowski, American musician (Sister Hazel)
  • Jan 22 Brian Gaskill, American actor (David Michaels-Models Inc, Bob-All My Children), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jan 22 Abraham Olano, Spanish cyclist, born in Anoeta, Spain
  • Jan 22 Alex Ross, American comic book painter (Marvels, Kingdom Come), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jan 23 Alan Embree, American baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in The Dalles, Oregon
  • Jan 23 Jim Schwantz, American football player & politician (Dallas Cowboys, SF 49ers), born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • Jan 23 Mark Wohlers, American baseball pitcher (Atlanta Braves), born in Holyoke, Massachusetts
  • Jan 23 Richard Šmehlik, Czech NHL defenseman (Buf Sabres, Olympic gold 1998), born in Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • Jan 23 Sherman Obando, Panamanian baseball outfielder (Montreal Expos), born in Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
  • Jan 24 Matthew Lillard, American actor (Scream), born in Lansing, Michigan
  • Jan 25 Chris Mills, American NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers, NY Knicks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 25 Milt Stegall, American football player (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jan 26 Dan Carlson, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jan 26 Dean Malkoc, Canadian NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 26 Ronald Moore, American NFL running back (NY Jets, St Louis Rams, Arizona Cardinals), born in Chowchilla, California
  • Jan 26 Kirk Franklin, American singer, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Jan 27 Carlos Javier Bernardo, Dutch prince

  • Jan 27 Dario Brose, US soccer halfback (Olympic-92), born in Queens, New York
  • Jan 27 Dean Headley, English cricket fast bowler (15 Tests; first Test cricketer to be son and grandson of Test cricketers; Ron & George Headley), born in Norton, England
  • Jan 27 Jon Douglas Rainey, American TV personality
  • Jan 27 Emmanuel Pahud, French-Swiss flautist
  • Jan 28 Barry Minter, NFL middle linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • Jan 28 Donald Tardy, American death metal drummer (Obituary, Cause of Death)
  • Jan 28 James Atkins, NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jan 28 Mike Chalenski, NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Jan 28 Mr. Prospector, American thoroughbred racehorse and breeding stallion (most influential sire of his generation), born in Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky (d. 1999)
  • Jan 29 Heather Graham, American actress (Drugstore Cowboy, Diggstown), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jan 29 Scott Davis, American football guard (Atlanta Falcons), born in Glenwood, Iowa
  • Jan 29 Jörg Hoffmann, German swimmer, born in Schwedt an der Oder, Germany
  • Jan 29 Paul Ryan, American politician (R-Wisconsin) & Speaker of the House (2015-2018), born in Janesville, Wisconsin
  • Jan 30 Scott Levins, American NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Jan 31 Greg Skrepenak, American football offensive lineman (Oakland Raiders, Carolina Panthers), born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 31 Travis Hannah, American football wide receiver (Houston Oilers, Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 31 Minnie Driver, British actress & singer-songwriter (Good Will Hunting, The Riches), born in London, England
  • Feb 1 Yasuyuki Kazama, Japanese auto racer (D1 GP 2005), born in Nagano, Japan
  • Feb 2 Erik ten Hag, soccer player (FC Twente, RKC, FC Utrecht)
  • Feb 2 Nikolaos Michopoulos, Greek footballer
  • Feb 2 Roar Strand, Norwegian footballer
  • Feb 2 C. Ernst Harth, Canadian actor
  • Feb 3 Richard Kotzen, American rock musician, born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 3 Jason Muzzatti, NHL goalie (Hartford Whalers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Feb 3 Keith Carney, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks, Team US), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Feb 3 Oscar Cordoba, Colombian footballer
  • Feb 3 Warwick Davis, British actor
  • Feb 4 Gabrielle Anwar, Laleham England, actress (Body Snatchers)
  • Feb 4 John Frascatore, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Feb 4 Todd Peterson, NFL kicker (Seattle Seahawks)

  • Feb 5 Darren Lehmann, Australian cricket batsman (27 Tests @ 44.95, 5 x 100s; 117 ODIs) and coach (Australia 2013-18), born in Gawler, Australia
  • Feb 5 Forey Duckett, American football cornerback (Saints, Scot Claymores), born in Oakland, California
  • Feb 6 Jeff Rouse, American 50m/100m backstroke swimmer (Olymp-gold/silver-92, 96), born in Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Feb 6 Mark Hutton, Australian baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Feb 6 Per Frandsen, Danish footballer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Feb 7 Chris Gardocki, NFL punter (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Feb 7 Denis Chasse, NHL right wing (Winnipeg Jets), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Feb 7 Stanley Roberts, NBA center (LA Clippers, Minn Timberwolves)
  • Feb 8 Alonzo Mourning, NBA center (Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets)
  • Feb 8 Cameron Cuffy, cricketer (St Vincent & WI fast bowler 1994-)
  • Feb 8 John Filan, Australian footballer

Person of interestGlenn McGrath

Feb 9 Glenn McGrath, Australian cricket fast bowler (124 Tests, 563 wickets @ 21.64)), born in Dubbo, New South Wales

Cricketer Glenn McGrath
Cricketer
Glenn McGrath
  • Feb 10 Alberto Castillo, Dominican-American baseball catcher (NY Mets), born in San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic
  • Feb 10 Bobby Jones, American pitcher (NY Mets), born in Fresno, California
  • Feb 10 Brendan Eppert, US speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Feb 10 Åsne Seierstad, Norwegian journalist, born in Oslo, Norway
  • Feb 10 Nobushige Kumakubo, Japanese racing driver, born in Fukushima, Japan
  • Feb 10 Noureddine Naybet, Moroccan footballer, born in Casablanca, Morocco
  • Feb 10 Myrea Pettit, British illustrator
  • Feb 11 Alistair Brown, English cricketer (Surrey & England ODI opening batsman 1996), born in Beckenham, United Kingdom
  • Feb 11 Jason Allyn Scott, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Feb 11 Fredrik Thordendal, Swedish musician, born in Umeå, Sweden
  • Feb 12 Bryan Roy, Dutch football manager and player (Ajax), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Feb 12 Dell Demps, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs), born in Long Beach, Canada
  • Feb 12 Lamar Thomas, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs, Miami Dolphins), born in Ocala, Florida
  • Feb 12 Jim Creeggan, Canadian bassist (Barenaked Ladies), born in Scarborough, Toronto
  • Feb 12 Judd Winick, American writer and artist, born in Long Island, New York
  • Feb 13 Kevin Stocker, American baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Feb 13 Ruben Brown, NFL guard (Buffalo Bills), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Feb 13 Karoline Krüger, Norwegian singer, born in Bergen, Norway

  • Feb 14 Elaine Youngs, American volleyball outside hitter (Olympics 1996), born in El Toro, California
  • Feb 14 Guillaume Raoux, French tennis player, born in Bagnols-sur-Cèze, France
  • Feb 14 Kelly Stinnett, American baseball catcher (NY Mets), born in Lawton, Oklahoma
  • Feb 14 Richard Smehlik, Czech NHL defenseman (Team Czech Rep, Buffalo), born in Ostrava, Czechia
  • Feb 14 Sean Hill, American NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators), born in Duluth, Minnesota
  • Feb 14 Giuseppe Guerini, Italian cyclist, born in Gazzaniga, Italy

Person of interestSimon Pegg

Feb 14 Simon Pegg [Buckingham], English comedian & actor (Shaun of the Dead, Mission: Impossible), born in Brockworth, England

Actor and Comedian Simon Pegg
Actor and Comedian
Simon Pegg
  • Feb 15 Gloria Trevi, Mexican singer and songwriter (Que Hago Aqui?), born in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
  • Feb 15 Nathaniel Mills, US speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Feb 15 Tyrone Legette, NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Feb 15 Craig Gass, American impressionist and comedian
  • Feb 16 Serdar Ortac, Turkish popstar
  • Feb 16 D.J. Wallis, American fitness competitor
  • Feb 16 Angelo Peruzzi, Italian footballer
  • Feb 17 Tommy Moe, American nordic skier (Olympic-gold/silver-1994), born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Feb 17 Tim Mahoney, American musician, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Feb 17 Dominic Purcell, English-born Australian actor (Prison Break), born in Wallasey, England
  • Feb 18 Tyler Green, American baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Springfield, Ohio
  • Feb 18 Raine Maida, Canadian musician (Our Lady Peace), born in Toronto, Canada
  • Feb 18 Susan Egan, American actress, born in Seal Beach, California
  • Feb 19 Garland Hawkins, NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears)
  • Feb 19 Ruwan Kalpage, cricket off-spinner (Sri Lankan)
  • Feb 20 Bryan Robinson, defensive end (St Louis Rams)
  • Feb 20 Cheyenne Brando, Papeete Tahiti, daughter of Marlon
  • Feb 20 Jeff Robinson, NFL defensive end (Denver Broncos, St Louis Rams)
  • Feb 20 Leo Stefan, hockey forward (Team Germany), born in Chelyabinsk, Russia
  • Feb 21 Javier De La Hoya, Mexican-American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins), born in Durango, Mexico
  • Feb 21 Marc Woodard, American NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Kosciusko, Mississippi
  • Feb 21 Michael Slater, Australian cricketer (devastating Aust opening bat since 1993), born in Wagga Wagga, Australia
  • Feb 21 Will Moore, American NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots, Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Dallas, Texas

  • Feb 22 Adam Keefe, American NBA forward (Utah Jazz), born in Irvine, California
  • Feb 22 Dominic Roussel, Canadian NHL goalie (Winnipeg Jets), born in Hull, Canada
  • Feb 23 Niecy Nash [Carol Denise Ensley], American actress and comedian, born in Compton, California
  • Feb 24 Jeff Garcia, CFL quarterback (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Feb 24 Jonathan Ward, actor (Doug-Charles in Charge, Beans Baxter), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Feb 24 Wilson Alvarez, Maracaibo Venezuela, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
  • Feb 24 Kienast quintuplets, American quintuplets
  • Feb 25 Alfred Jordan, CFL cornerback (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Feb 25 Brian O'Neal, NFL full back (SF 49ers)
  • Feb 25 Corey Mayfield, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Feb 25 Dave Brown, NFL quarterback (NY Giants)
  • Feb 25 Troy Mallette, Sudbury, NHL left wing (Ottawa Senators)
  • Feb 26 Ben Maruquin, American field hockey sweeper (Olympics 1996), born in Ventura, California
  • Feb 26 Katie O'Neill, American actress (Together We Stand), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 26 Meeno Peluce, Dutch actor (Bad News Bears), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Feb 26 Sasha Danilovic, Serbian NBA guard (Miami Heat), born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Feb 27 David White, American NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills), born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • Feb 27 Michael A. Burstein, American writer, born in New York City
  • Feb 27 Kent Desormeaux, American jockey, born in Maurice, Louisiana

About 1970

How Old? 49 or 50 years old
Generation: Generation X

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster (Jan 1 - Feb 5), Dog (Feb 6 - Dec 31)