On This Day

Famous People Born in 1972 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 1,181

  • 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
  • May 4 Gretchen Ulion, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998), born in Marlborough, Connecticut

Person of interestMike Dirnt

May 4 Mike Dirnt [Pritchard], American rock bassist (Green Day - "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)"), born in Berkeley, California

Bassist Rocker Mike Dirnt
Bassist Rocker
Mike Dirnt
  • May 5 Brigitta Boccoli, Italian actress (Manhattan Baby), born in Milan, Italy
  • May 5 Mikael Renberg, Swedish NHL right wing (Philadelphia Flyers, TB Lightning), born in Piteå, Sweden
  • May 5 Ronald Snook, Australian rower (Olympics bronze 1996), born in Dalwallinu, Western Australia
  • May 5 Rushia Brown, American WNBA forward & center (Cleveland Rockers), born in New York
  • May 5 Travis Jervey, American NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • May 5 Žigmund Pálffy, Slovak NHL right wing (NY Islanders), born in Skalica, Czechoslovakia
  • May 5 James Cracknell, British rowing champion (Olympic gold 2000, 04), born in Sutton, London

Person of interestMartin Brodeur

May 6 Martin Brodeur, NHL goalie (NJ Devils, Team Canada), born in Montreal, Quebec

NHL Goalie Martin Brodeur
NHL Goalie
Martin Brodeur
  • May 7 John Holecek, NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
  • May 7 Frank Trigg, American Mixed Martial Arts Fighter, born in Kendall, New York
  • May 7 Asghar Farhadi, Iranian film director (The Salesman, A Separation), born in Khomeyni Shahr, Iran
  • May 8 Chris Sanders, NFL wide receiver (Tennessee/Houston Oilers)
  • May 9 Dan Hollander, figure skater (1996 Great Lakes champ), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • May 9 Simon Hollingsworth, Australian 400m hurdler (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • May 9 Megumi Odaka, Japanese actress and artist
  • May 9 Daniela Silivaș, Romanian gymnast (3 Olympic gold 1988), born in Deva, Romania
  • May 10 Emma Ridley, American actress (Return to Oz, Boy Meets World), born in Hampstead, England
  • May 10 Farrell Duclair, CFL fullback (Calgary Stampeders)
  • May 10 Stuart Carlisle, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman 1995-)
  • May 10 Radosław Majdan, Polish footballer
  • May 11 Hicham El-Mashtoub, NFL center (Houston Oilers)
  • May 11 Stefen Reid, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
  • May 11 Anita Hegh, Australian actress
  • May 11 Concha Buika [María Concepción Balboa Buika], Spanish singer ("Niña de Fuego"), born in Palma de Mallorca
  • May 12 Jason Kyle, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks), born in Tempe, Arizona
  • May 12 Paul Stout, American actor (Phillip-Scarecrow & Mrs King), born in Saugus, California
  • May 13 Josh Taves, American football defensive end (New England Patriots), born in Watsonville, California
  • May 13 Darryl Sydor, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars)
  • May 13 Stefaan Maene, Belgian swimmer
  • May 14 Chad Cascadden, American NFL linebacker, 1995-99 (New York Jets), s), Two Rivers, Wisconsin
  • May 14 Gabriel Mann [Mick], American actor (Bourne films - "Danny Zorn"; Revenge -"Norman"), born in Middlebury, Vermont
  • May 14 Mark Ruskell, England-born Scottish politician
  • May 15 David Charvet, actor (Melrose Place)
  • May 15 Patrick Pothuizen, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • May 15 Troy Drake, NFL tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • May 16 Keith Burns, American NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Greeleyville, South Carolina
  • May 16 Matthew Hart, cricketer (NZ lefty spinner 1994- )
  • May 16 Khary Payton, American actor (The Walking Dead; Bobbleheads:The Movie), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • May 16 Andrzej Duda, Polish politician, President of Poland (2015-), born in Kraków, Poland
  • May 17 Elena Wagner, Sofia Bulgaria, tennis star (1996 ITF/Redbridge-GBR)
  • May 17 John Burrough, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
  • May 18 Turner Stevenson, Canadian NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens), born in Prince George, British Columbia
  • May 19 Ronald Williams, CFL running back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • May 19 Jenny Berggren, Swedish singer (Ace of Base)
  • May 19 Roberto Carcassés, Cuban jazz pianist, born in Havana, Cuba
  • May 20 Michael Cox, American 1.5k runner, born in Hannibal, Missouri
  • May 20 Busta Rhymes [Trevor George Smith Jr.], American rapper (The Coming), born in New York City
  • May 20 Christophe Dominici, French rugby union winger (65 caps; Stade Français), born in Toulon, France (d. 2020)
  • May 21 Liliko Ogasawara, American middleweight judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • May 21 Adriano Cintra, Brazilian musician (CSS)
  • May 21 The Notorious B.I.G. [Christopher Wallace], American rapper (Life After Death), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1997)
  • May 22 Alison Eastwood, daughter of actor Clint/actress (Tightrope)
  • May 22 Mike Hollis, NFL kicker (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • May 22 Rich Owens, NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins)
  • May 22 Anna Belknap, American actress (CSI NY), born in Damariscotta, Maine
  • May 22 Annabel Chong, Singapore actress
  • May 23 Isabelle Fijalkowski, WNBA center/forward (Cleveland Rockers)
  • May 23 Marco van Hoogdalem, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • May 23 Rene Ingoglia, running back (Buffalo Bills)
  • May 23 Shannon Brown, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
  • May 23 Rubens Barrichello, Brazilian formula one driver
  • May 24 Danny Bautista, Dominican baseball outfielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • May 24 Petra Schwarz-Ritter, Austrian tennis star (1988 Futures-Bari-ITA), born in Vienna, Austria
  • May 24 Tito Paul, American NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals), born in Kissimmee, Florida
  • May 24 Viktor Ujčík, Czech hockey player (Team Czech Rep), born in Jihlava, Czechoslovakia
  • May 24 Greg Berlanti, American television writer and producer (Dawson's Creek, Riverdale, Arrowverse), born in Rye, New York
  • May 25 Antonio Lang, American NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • May 25 Tony Ronaldson, Australian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • May 26 Patsy Palmer [Julie Merkell], British actress (Eastenders), born in London, England
  • May 26 Alan Victor White, British rock drummer (Oasis, 1995-2004 - (What's the Story) Morning Glory?), born in Lewisham, London, England
  • May 27 Antonio Freeman, American NFL wide receiver (Super Bowl 1996; Pro Bowl 1998; First-team All-Pro 1998; Green Bay Packers), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • May 27 Karen Hecox, US 1500m runner
  • May 27 Troy Sienkiewicz, NFL tackle/guard (San Diego Chargers)
  • May 27 Ivete Sangalo, Brazilian pop-reggae-Axé singer, musician, and songwriter, born in Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil
  • May 28 Cheryl Demkowski, American ice dance skater (with partner Gregory Maddalone), born in Syracuse, New York
  • May 28 Michael Boogerd, Dutch cyclist
  • May 28 Guidoni Junior Doriva, Brazilian footballer and manager, born in Mirassol. Brazil
  • May 29 Közi, Japanese visual kei artist
  • May 29 Stanislas [Louis Stanislas Renoult], French composer and pop singer (L'Équilibre instable), born in Fontainebleau, France
  • May 30 Allen Aldridge, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • May 30 Anthony Cook, NFL defensive end/defensive tackle (Tenn Oilers)
  • May 30 Jeff Jones, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions)
  • May 30 Manny Ramirez, Dominican-American baseball outfielder (12 × MLB All-Star; World Series 2004 [MVP], 07; 9 × Silver Slugger Award; Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • May 30 Renita Farrell, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympic Gold 1996, 2000), born in Townsville, Queensland
  • May 30 Soichiro Hoshi, Japanese seiyuu
  • May 31 John Godina, American shot putter (World C'ship gold 1995, 97, 01; Olympic silver 1996), born in Fort Still, Oklahoma
  • May 31 Bryan Walker, safety (Washington Redskins)
  • May 31 Eileen Richetelli, Milford Conn, diver (Olympics 1996)
  • May 31 Karl Geary, Irish actor
  • May 31 Dave Roberts, American baseball player
  • May 31 Christian McBride, American jazz bassist, composer, broadcaster (Jazz Night in America), and artistic director (Newport Jazz Festival), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 1 Mike Dunham, American ice hockey goaltender (Olympic silver 2002; NHL: Nashville Predators; NY Rangers) and GT Development coach (Boston Bruins, NY Islanders), born in Johnson City, New York
  • Jun 1 Leta Lindley, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship runner-up 1997), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Jun 1 Daniel Casey, English actor (Midsomer Murders), born in Stockton-on-Tees, England
  • Jun 1 Mokhtar Belmokhtar, Algerian militant (leader of Al-Murabitoun), born in Ghardaïa, Algeria
  • Jun 2 Brad Ottis, tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Jun 2 Dwayne Joseph, NFL cornerback (Chicago Bears)

Person of interestWayne Brady

Jun 2 Wayne Brady, American actor and comedian (The Wayne Brady Show, Whose Line Is It Anyway?), born in Columbus, Georgia

  • Jun 2 Wentworth Miller, American actor
  • Jun 2 Simon Staho, Danish film director
  • Jun 3 Robert Kennedy, New Zealand cricket medium pace bowler (NZ 4 Tests), born in Dunedin, NZ
  • Jun 4 Derian Hatcher, American hockey defenseman (NHL All Star 1997, Dallas Stars), born in Sterling Heights, Michigan
  • Jun 4 [Domenica] Nikka Costa, American pop and soul singer-songwriter, and musician, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jun 4 Rob Huebel, American comedian
  • Jun 5 Mike Bucci, American professional wrestler
  • Jun 5 Chuck Klosterman, American journalist, born in Breckenridge, Minnesota
  • Jun 5 Pavel Kotla, Polish conductor, born in Szczecin, Poland
  • Jun 6 Dulip Liyanage, Sri Lankan cricketer (right armed fast-medium Test bowler)
  • Jun 6 Erin Woodley, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • Jun 6 Frankie King, NBA guard (LA Lakers)
  • Jun 6 Gary Downs, running back (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Jun 6 Jeff Williams, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 6 Marko Kiprusoff, Turku FIN, NHL defenseman (Team Finland, Montreal)
  • Jun 6 Cristina Scabbia, Italian gothic metal singer-songwriter (Lacuna Coil), born in Milan, Italy
  • Jun 7 Jeff Burris, NFL cornerback/punt returner (Buffalo Bills)
  • Jun 7 Karl Urban, New Zealand actor
  • Jun 8 David Sloan, NFL tight end (Detroit Lions)
  • Jun 8 P[eter] J[ason] Farley, Hackensack, bass (Trixter-Give It To Me Good)
  • Jun 8 Christian Mayrleb, Austrian footballer
  • Jun 9 Bryan Strang, Zimbabwean cricket pace bowler (brother of Paul Zimbabwe), born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
  • Jun 9 Tomoe Hanba, Japanese voice actress (Velma Dinkley in Scooby-Doo), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jun 9 Wesley Reid Scantlin, American guitarist and singer (Puddle of Mudd), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jun 10 C J Richardson, NFL safety (Arizona Cardinals, Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jun 10 David Dunn, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
  • Jun 10 Radmila Šekerinska, Macedonian politician
  • Jun 10 Steven Fischer, American film producer and director, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jun 11 Andrew Peterson, American NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers), born in Greenock, Scotland
  • Jun 12 Inger Miller, American 100m runner, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 12 Nathalie Baudone, Rocurt Belgium, tennis star (3rd round 1995 US Open)
  • Jun 12 Patrick van Diemen, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht, NEC), born in Woerden, Netherlands
  • Jun 12 Bounty Killer [Rodney Basil Price], Jamaican deejay, born in Trench Town, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Jun 13 Sale Isaia, American football guard (Baltimore Ravens), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jun 13 Natalie MacMaster, Canadian Cape Breton-style fiddler, born in Troy, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Jun 14 Jeff Kysar, NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jun 14 Rick Brunson, NBA guard (Portland Trailblazers)
  • Jun 14 Matthias Ettrich, German computer scientist (KDE)
  • Jun 14 Shaun Keaveny, British radio DJ
  • Jun 15 Andrew Pettitte, Baton Rouge LA, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • Jun 15 DeWayne Patterson, CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jun 15 Jean Francois Labbe, Sherbrooke, NHL goalie (Colorado Avalanche)
  • Jun 15 Justin Leonard, American golfer (British Open 1997; 12 PGA Tour titles), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jun 15 Lianne Bennion, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Jun 15 Ramiro Mendoza, Los Santos Panama, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • Jun 15 Tony Clark, American infielder (Detroit Tigers), born in Newton, Kansas
  • Jun 15 Hank Von Helvete, Turbonegro Frontman
  • Jun 16 Shawnelle Scott, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Jun 16 John Cho, Korean-American actor
  • Jun 16 Ann Shoket, American magazine editor
  • Jun 17 Dirk-Jan Derksen, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Tiel, Netherlands
  • Jun 17 James McKnight, American NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Jun 18 Otakar Vejvoda, Kladno CZE, hockey forward (Team Czech Rep)
  • Jun 19 Andre Strode, CFL defensive back (BC Lions)
  • Jun 19 Anna Van der Kamp, Abbotsford BC, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 19 Millard Coleman, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Jun 19 Poppy Montgomery, Australian actress (Without a Trace), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jun 19 Dennis Lyxzén, Swedish musician
  • Jun 19 Robin Tunney, American actress (The Mentalist), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestJean Dujardin

Jun 19 Jean Dujardin, 1st French actor to win an Oscar for Best Actor (The Artist), born in Rueil-Malmaison, Île-de-France

Actor and Comedian Jean Dujardin
Actor and Comedian
Jean Dujardin
  • Jun 20 Jozef Stumpel, Nitra CZE, NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Boston)
  • Jun 20 Juan Castro, Sinaloa Mexico, infielder (LA Dodgers)
  • Jun 20 Martin Keino, Nyeri Kenya, 1.5k runner
  • Jun 20 Paras Mhambrey, Indian cricket pace bowler (Test v England 1996)
  • Jun 20 Paul Bako, American baseball player
  • Jun 21 Tony Berti, American NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers), born in Rock Springs, Wyoming
  • Jun 21 Alon Hilu, Israeli writer, born in Jaffa, Israel
  • Jun 23 Cory Schlesinger, American football fullback (Detroit Lions), born in Columbus, Nebraska
  • Jun 23 Larry Whigham, NFL safety (NE Patriots)
  • Jun 23 Roell Preston, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)

Person of interestSelma Blair

Jun 23 Selma Blair, American actress (Cruel Intentions, Legally Blonde), born in Southfield, Michigan

Actress Selma Blair
Actress
Selma Blair
  • Jun 23 Ron Corning, American television anchor

Person of interestZinedine Zidane

Jun 23 Zinédine Zidane, French soccer midfielder/Real Madrid manager (Champions League 2016-17-18, World Cup 1998), born in Marseille, France

Football Player and Manager Zinedine Zidane
Football Player and Manager
Zinedine Zidane
  • Jun 24 Mitch Berger, punter (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Jun 24 Shawn King, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • Jun 24 Robbie McEwen, Australian cyclist
  • Jun 24 Denis Zvegelj, Slovenian rower
  • Jun 25 Amy Wickus, American 800m/1500m runner
  • Jun 25 Carlos Delgado, Puerto Rican infielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
  • Jun 25 Mike Kroeger, Canadian musician (Nickelback), born in Hanna, Canada
  • Jun 26 Jai Taurima, Australian long jumper (Olympics 1996), born in Southport, Queensland
  • Jun 26 Jerris McPhail, American football running back (Miami Dolphins), born in Clinton, North Carolina
  • Jun 26 Garou [Pierre Garand], Canadian singer (La Rivière de notre enfance), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
  • Jun 28 Arie van der Padt, Dutch soccer player (Tonegido, Sparta), born in Ridderkerk, Netherlands
  • Jun 28 Kelly Wiltshire, CFL defensive back (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Jun 28 Marvin Jones, American NFL linebacker (NY Jets), born in Miami, Florida
  • Jun 28 Alessandro Nivola, American actor, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jun 29 Samantha Smith, American peace activist and actress (invited to the Soviet Union during Cold War), born in Houlton, Maine (d. 1985)
  • Jun 29 Nawal Al Zoghbi, Lebanese singer, born in Jal el Dib, Lebanon
  • Jun 30 Dan Comiskey, Canadian CFL guard (Grey Cup 2003, 05 Edmonton Eskimos; CFL All Star 2003, 06), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • Jun 30 Garret Anderson, American baseball outfielder (California Angels), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 30 Tyrone Davis, American NFL tight end (NY Jets, Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Halifax, Virginia
  • Jun 30 James Martin, English celebrity chef (Saturday Kitchen), born in Malton, North Riding of Yorkshire, England
  • Jun 30 Molly Parker, Canadian actress (House of Cards), born in Maple Ride, British Columbia
  • Jul 1 Corey Hirsch, Canadian NHL goalie (Olympic silver 1994), coach and broadcaster, born in Medicine Hat, Canada
  • Jul 1 Alex Machacek, Austrian jazz fusion musician (Featuring Ourselves), born in Tulln an der Donau, Austria
  • Jul 2 Darren Shan, Irish children's author
  • Jul 3 Leigh Andrew-Pearso, North 470 sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia