On This Day

Famous People Born in 1972 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 1,194

  • Mar 4 Robert Smith, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Mar 4 Sherida Pawiroredjo, Suriname Miss Indra Maju (1993)
  • Mar 4 Pae Gil-Su, North Korean gymnast
  • Mar 4 Ivy Queen, American composer and singer
  • Mar 4 Robert Smith, American footballer
  • Mar 4 Jos Verstappen, Dutch Formula One driver
  • Mar 5 Brandon Hamilton, CFL cornerback (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Mar 5 Brian Grant, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers, Sacramento Kings)
  • Mar 5 Hernan Gumy, tennis star, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Mar 5 Mikael Tillstrom, Swedish tennis star
  • Mar 5 Tom Hipsz, CFL defensive tackle (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Mar 5 Luca Turilli, Italian musician (Rhapsody)
  • Mar 6 Jamal Anderson, fullback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Mar 6 Paul Frlan, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)

Person of interestShaquille O'Neal

Mar 6 Shaquille O'Neal, American Basketball Hall of Fame center (4-time NBA champion, 3-time NBA Finals MVP, Olympic gold 1996), born in Newark, New Jersey

Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal
  • Mar 7 Marina Hatzakis, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)

  • Mar 7 Jang Dong-gun, South Korean actor and musician
  • Mar 7 Maxim Roy, Canadian actress, born in Rigaud, Québec
  • Mar 8 Pat Riley, NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks)
  • Mar 8 Georgios Georgiadis, Greek footballer
  • Mar 8 Angie Hart, Australian pop singer
  • Mar 9 Spencer Howson, Australian radio broadcaster, born in England
  • Mar 9 Kerr Smith, American actor (Final Destination, Dawson's Creek), born in Exton, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 10 Takashi Fujii, Japanese television performer
  • Mar 10 Matt Kenseth, American race car driver
  • Mar 11 Carl Greenwood, American NFL cornerback (NY Jets), born in Fort Ord, California
  • Mar 11 Jamal Duff, NFL defensive end (NY Giants, Wash Redskins)
  • Mar 12 Hector Luis Bustamante, Colombian actor
  • Mar 12 James Maritato, American professional wrestler
  • Mar 13 Avrom Smith, American football player (London Monarchs)
  • Mar 13 Brian Saxton, NFL tight end (NY Giants), born in Whippany, New Jersey
  • Mar 13 Trent Dilfer, American NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Santa Cruz, California
  • Mar 14 Antowain Smith, running back (Buffalo Bills)
  • Mar 14 Aris Brimanis, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Mar 14 Clover Maitland, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 15 Filip Dewulf, Belgian tennis star

  • Mar 15 Oliver Gibson, NFL defensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Mar 15 Steve Danielson, field hockey defender (Olympics 1996), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Mar 15 Mike Tomlin, American NFL coach (Super Bowl 2008 [youngest coach to win SB], Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Hampton, Virginia
  • Mar 15 Mark Hoppus, American musician (+44 and blink-182)
  • Mar 17 Mia Hamm, Anerican soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Selma, Alabama
  • Mar 17 Melissa Auf der Maur, Canadian musician
  • Mar 17 Marc Gunn, poet, podcaster, and Celtic musician (Brobdingnagian Bards)
  • Mar 18 Dane Cook, American comedian and actor
  • Mar 18 Nathan Quarry, American mixed martial arts fighter
  • Mar 18 Reince Priebus [Rheinhold Priebus], American lawyer and political opertative (Trump Chief of Staff (Jan-Jul 2017), born in Dover, New Jersey
  • Mar 19 Maria Maunder, St John's New Foundland, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 20 Ajah Wilson-Ogechukwu, soccer player (Roda JC)
  • Mar 20 Alexander Kapranos, Greek-British musician (Franz Ferdinand)
  • Mar 21 Boris Mironov, NHL defenseman (Team Russia Olympic silver 1998, Edmonton), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Mar 21 Kristen Anderson-Lopez, American songwriter (Frozen), born in New York City
  • Mar 21 Large Professor [William Mitchell], American hip hop artist (Main Source), born in New York City
  • Mar 21 Chris Candido, American professional wrestler, born in Edison, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • Mar 22 Elvis Stojko, Canadian figure-skater (World C'ship gold singles 1994, 95, 97; Olympic silver 94, 98), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Mar 22 John Farquhar, tight end (New Orleans Saints)
  • Mar 22 Pieter Christiaan, Prince of Netherlands
  • Mar 22 Shawn Bradley, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, NJ Nets, Space Jams)
  • Mar 23 Jonas Bjorkman, Vaxjo Sweden, tennis star (Davis Cup 1994)
  • Mar 23 Joe Calzaghe, Welsh boxer
  • Mar 23 Judith Godrèche, French actress and author
  • Mar 24 Steve Karsay, American baseball player
  • Mar 25 Howard Battle, Biloxi MS, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Mar 25 Lawrence Moten, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Mar 26 Steve Anderson, CFL defensive linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Mar 26 Jon Reep, American comedian and actor
  • Mar 27 Kirby Dar Dar, American NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins), born in Morgan City, Louisiana
  • Mar 27 Charlie Haas, American professional wrestler, born in Houston, Texas
  • Mar 27 Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Dutch footballer, born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Mar 28 Derek West, offensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Mar 28 Jonathan Edwards, doubles luger (Olympics 1994), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 28 Keith Tkachuk, Melrose MA, NHL left wing (Winnipeg Jets, Phoenix, USA)
  • Mar 28 Michael Smith, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
  • Mar 28 Mike Morton, linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
  • Mar 28 Shannon Mitchell, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • Mar 28 Nick Frost, English comedian and actor
  • Mar 29 Alex Ochoa, American football outfielder (NY Mets), born in Miami, Florida
  • Mar 29 John Rothell, Titusville Florida, 400m hurdler
  • Mar 29 Paul Michael Kent, New Zealand athlete, breastroker (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland
  • Mar 29 Trevor Kidd, NHL goalie (Calgary Flames), born in Dugald, Manitoba
  • Mar 29 Michel Ancel, French game designer (Ubisoft), born in Monaco
  • Mar 29 Rui Costa, Portuguese footballer, born in Amadora, Portugal
  • Mar 29 Junichi Suwabe, Japanese voice actor, born in Tokyo
  • Mar 30 Brenden Stai, NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Mar 30 Peggy Zlotkowski, Miss France-Universe (1989)
  • Mar 31 Alejandro Amenábar, Spanish film director
  • Mar 31 Andrew Bowen, American actor
  • Apr 1 Mike McCoy, American football coach (NFL: San Diego Chargers 2013-16), born in San Francisco, California
  • Apr 1 Allen and Albert Hughes, American film directors
  • Apr 1 Jesse Tobias, American musician
  • Apr 1 Darren McCarty, Canadian NHL right wing (Stanley Cup 1997, 98, 2002, 08; Detroit Red Wings), born in Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Apr 2 Chico Slimani, Moroccan-British singer (It's Chico Time), born in Bridgend, Wales

  • Apr 3 Jennie Garth, American actress (Kelly Taylor-Beverly Hills 90210), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • Apr 3 Sandrine Testud, French tennis star (1993 Strasbourg), born in Lyon, France
  • Apr 4 Chad Eaton, American football player (New England Patriots), born in Exeter, New Hampshire
  • Apr 4 Matt Wagner, American baseball pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Cedar Falls, Iowa
  • Apr 4 Jill Scott, American soul singer and songwriter (Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 4 Magnus Sveningsson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans), born in Falköping, Sweden
  • Apr 5 Krista Allen, American actress
  • Apr 5 Tom Coronel, Dutch racing driver and twin to fellow racing driver Tim Coronel, born in Naarden, Netherlands
  • Apr 5 Paul Okon, Australian former footballer
  • Apr 5 Tim Coronel, Dutch racing driver and twin to fellow racing driver Tom Coronel, born in Naarden, Netherlands
  • Apr 6 Donald Blair, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Apr 6 Hurvin McCormack, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Apr 6 Jason Hervey, actor (Wayne Arnold-Wonder Years)
  • Apr 7 Greg Clark, tight end (San Francisco 49ers)
  • Apr 7 Joanne Brown, Australian softball catcher/1st baseman (Olym-bronze-96)
  • Apr 7 Lovett Purnell, wide receiver (New England Patriots)
  • Apr 7 Malcolm Huckaby, NBA guard (Miami Heat)
  • Apr 7 Shana Williams, Bridgeton NJ, long jumper/heptathlete
  • Apr 8 Damon Watts, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Apr 8 Isaac Davis, NFL guard (San Diego Chargers)
  • Apr 8 Katrina Powell, Australian field hockey striker (Olympics 1996), born in Canberra Australia
  • Apr 8 Paul Gray, American bassist (Slipknot)
  • Apr 9 Brian DeMarco, NFL tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Berea, Ohio
  • Apr 9 Craig Jones, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Queanbeyan, Australia
  • Apr 9 Jeffrey van As, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in Leiden, Netherlands
  • Apr 9 Karen Clark, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Apr 10 Maurice Harrell, American NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers), born in McRae, Georgia
  • Apr 10 Richard Wearne, Australian rower (Olympics 1996) and photographer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • Apr 10 Sue Merz, American ice hockey defenseman (Olympics 1998), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Apr 11 Dietrich Jells, American wide receiver (New England Patriots), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Apr 11 Nicole Levesque, American baseball guard (Charlotte Sting), born in Shaftsbury, Vermont
  • Apr 11 Balls Mahoney [Jonathan Rechner], American professional wrestler, born in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • Apr 12 Şebnem Ferah, Turkish singer (Volvox), born in Yalova, Turkey
  • Apr 12 Paul Lo Duca, American baseball player, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 13 Dave Wohlabaugh, American NFL center and guard (NE Patriots), born in Hamburg, New York
  • Apr 13 Jeroen Thesseling, Dutch pop bassist (Pestilence, Spheres)
  • Apr 13 Mariusz Czerkawski, Polish NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers), born in Radomsko, Poland
  • Apr 13 Mike Kennedy, Canadian NHL left wing (Dallas Stars), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 13 Aaron Lewis, American singer (Staind), born in Rutland, Vermont
  • Apr 14 Paul Devlin, England-born Scottish footballer, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Apr 14 Dean Potter, American free climber & BASE jumper, born in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas (d. 2015)
  • Apr 15 Peter Billingsley, American actor (Real People), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 15 Ricky Otero, Vega Baja Puerto Rico, outfielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Apr 15 Ronald Cherry, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions)
  • Apr 15 Vickie Johnson, American basketball guard and coach (WNBA All-Star 1999, 2001; NY Liberty; coach San Antonio Stars), born in Coushatta, Louisiana
  • Apr 15 Lou Romano, American voice actor
  • Apr 16 Conchita Martínez, Spanish tennis player (Wimbledon 1994), born in Monzón, Huesca, Spain
  • Apr 16 Jim Ballard, American NFL & WLAF quarterback (Scottish Claymores, Buffalo Bills), born in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
  • Apr 16 Tracey K. Smith, American poet (Pulitzer prize 2011, Poet Laureate), born in Falmouth, Massachusetts
  • Apr 17 Benjamin Dodwell, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Apr 17 Gordon Laro, American NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Lynn, Massachusetts
  • Apr 17 Keith Lyle, American football safety (St Louis Rams), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 17 Muttiah Muralitharan, Sri Lankan cricketer (leading Sri Lankan Test off-spinner), born in Kandy, Ceylon
  • Apr 17 Tony Boselli, American NFL offensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Modesto, California
  • Apr 17 Jarkko Wiss, Finnish footballer, born in Tampere, Finland
  • Apr 17 Gary Bennett, American baseball player, born in Waukegan, Illinois

Person of interestJennifer Garner

Apr 17 Jennifer Garner [Affleck], American actress (Sydney Bristow-Alias), born in Houston, Texas

  • Apr 17 Claire Sweeney, English actress (Brookside), born in Walton, Liverpool
  • Apr 18 Jeff Traversy, Canadian CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Apr 18 Eli Roth, American film director (Cabin Fever) and actor, born in Newton, Massachusetts

  • Apr 18 Xu Zheng, Chinese actor and director (Lost on Hong Kong), born in Shanghai, China
  • Apr 19 Eric Jack, American NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Apr 19 Jeff Wilkins, American NFL kicker (SF 49ers, St Louis Rams), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Apr 19 Rivaldo, Brazilian footballer (Brazil national team 1993-2003), born in Recife, Brazil
  • Apr 20 Lê Huỳnh Đức, Vietnamese footballer, born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Person of interestCarmen Electra

Apr 20 Carmen Electra [Tara Leigh Patrick], American model and actress (Scary Movie, Meet the Spartans), born in Sharonville, Ohio

  • Apr 20 Stephen Marley, Jamaican-American reggae musician, son of Bob Marley, born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Apr 21 David Williams, Bedford PA, outfielder (SF Giants)
  • Apr 21 Tia Jackson, WNBA forward (Phoenix Mercury)
  • Apr 21 Gwendal Peizerat, French ice dancer
  • Apr 21 Severina [Vuckovic], Croatian pop singer and actress (Moja Stikla), born in Split, SFR Yugoslavia
  • Apr 22 Anna Falchi, Tampera Finland, actress (La Dolce Vita '90)
  • Apr 22 Sabine Appelmans, Aalst Belg, tennis star (Strasbourg doubles final)
  • Apr 22 Owen Finegan, Australian rugby union footballer
  • Apr 23 Rachel Hetherington, Australian golfer (ANA Inspiration 2001 runner-up, 8 LPGA Tour titles), born in Port Macquarie, NSW
  • Apr 23 Pierre Labrie, Canadian poet, born in Mont-Joli, Quebec
  • Apr 23 Patricia Manterola, Mexican singer and actress (Apuesta por un Amor), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Apr 23 Sonya Smith, Venezuelan-American actress (Cara Sucia), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 24 Chipper Jones, American MLB infielder (Atlanta Braves), born in DeLand, Florida
  • Apr 24 Jamie Brown, American football tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Miami, Florida
  • Apr 24 Nicolas Gill, 86kg judoka (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Apr 24 Rab Douglas, Scottish football goalkeeper (Arbroath), born in Lanark, Scotland
  • Apr 24 Jure Košir, Slovenian alpine skier, born in Jesenice, Yugoslavia
  • Apr 25 Percell Gaskins, American football linebacker (Carolina Panthers), born in Daytona Beach, Florida
  • Apr 25 Sara Baras, Spanish flamenco dancer and choreographer, born in San Fernando, Cádiz, Spain
  • Apr 26 Francisco Cordova, Mexican pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Veracruz, Mexico
  • Apr 26 Marco Rivera, American NFL/WLAF guard (Scot Claymores, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 26 Natrone Means, American NFL running back (San Diego Chargers, Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Harrisburg, North Carolina
  • Apr 26 Avi Nimni, Israeli footballer (Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C.), born in Holon, Israel
  • Apr 26 Kiko Narváez, Spanish footballer (Atlético Madrid), born in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain

  • Apr 27 Alison McKnight, 100m hurdler and heptathlete, born in Bakersfield, California
  • Apr 27 David Lascher, American actor (Josh-Clueless, Kidz in the Wood), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 27 Silvia Farina, Italian tennis star (1995 Maria Lankowitz doubles), born in Milan, Italy
  • Apr 27 Tim Ruddy, American football offensive lineman (Miami Dolphins), born in Dunmore, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 27 Maura West, American actress (As the World Turns), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Apr 28 Jean-Paul van Gastel, soccer player (Willem II)
  • Apr 28 Violent J [Joseph Bruce], American rapper (Insane Clown Posse), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Apr 29 Gwendolyn Wentland, high jumper, born in Flint, Michigan
  • Apr 30 Kendricke Bullard, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots)
  • May 1 Bobby Chouinard, Filipino baseball pitcher (first Filipino to play MLB), born in Manilla, Philippines
  • May 2 Erik Maes, Dutch soccer player (MVV)
  • May 2 Jill Savery, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • May 2 Peter Ogilvie, Canadian 100m sprinter (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Person of interestDwayne Johnson

May 2 Dwayne Johnson [The Rock], American pro wrestler (WCW C'ship x 2; WWE C'ship x 8; Royal Rumble 2000), actor and producer (Baywatch, Jumanji) born in Hayward, California

Actor and Professional Wrestler Dwayne Johnson
Actor and Professional Wrestler
Dwayne Johnson
  • May 2 Pandora Boxx [Michael Steck], American drag queen, comedian and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Jamestown, New York
  • May 3 Brett Hayman, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne
  • May 3 Vyacheslav Kozlov, Russian ice hockey NHL forward (Detroit Red Wings), born in Voskresensk, Russia
  • May 3 Shonie Carter, American MMA fighter, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 4 Ethan Watts, American volleyball middle blocker (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania