On This Day

Famous People Born in 1972 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 800 of 1,181

  • Jul 4 Steve Giles, English canoeist (Olympics-6-92, 96), born in Sussex, United Kingdom
  • Jul 4 William Goldsmith, American drummer (Foo Fighters; Sunny Day Real Estate), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Jul 5 Michael Bays, American actor (Bronx Zoo; Days of Our Live), born in Enrico, California
  • Jul 5 Robert Esmie, Canadian 4X100m runner (Olympic gold 1996), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Jul 5 Tatsuhito Takaiwa, Zainichi-Korean wrestler (NJPW), born in Kyoto, Japan
  • Jul 6 Billy Davis, American NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Jul 6 Isabelle Boulay, French-Canadian singer (Parle-moi), born in Sainte-Félicité, Quebec, Canada
  • Jul 6 D-Styles, American scratch DJ, born in the Philippines
  • Jul 6 Greg Norton, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox), born in San Leandro, California
  • Jul 6 Mark Gasser, British concert pianist, born in Sheffield, Yorkshire
  • Jul 6 Daniel Andrews, Australian politician (Premier of Victoria 2014-), born in Williamstown, Australia
  • Jul 7 Aldi Henry, Canadian CFL defensive back (Calgary Stampeders), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jul 7 Darnay Scott, American NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 7 Lisa Leslie, American WNBA center (LA Sparks)/forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Gardena, California
  • Jul 7 Michael Westbrook, American NFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 7 Stoney Case, American NFL quarterback (Arizona Cardinals), born in Odessa, Texas
  • Jul 7 Manfred Stohl, Austrian rally driver, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Jul 8 Brandon Rock, 800m runner, born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jul 8 Jay Bellamy, American NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey
  • Jul 8 Karl Dykhuis, Sept-iles, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • Jul 8 Saurav Ganguly, Indian cricketer (centuries in 1st two Tests for India 1996), born in Behala, Kolkata
  • Jul 8 Tom Hutton, NFL punter/kicker (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Jul 8 Shōsuke Tanihara, Japanese actor
  • Jul 9 Derek Mills, 400m runner, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 9 Pete Kendall, NFL guard (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jul 10 Damon Sharpe, actor/musician (Guys Next Door), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 10 Peter Serafinowicz, British comedian and actor (Shaun Of The Dead; Guardians Of The Galaxy), born in the Gateacre, Liverpool, England

Person of interestSofía Vergara

Jul 10 Sofia Vergara, Colombian-American actress (Modern Family), born in Barranquilla, Colombia

  • Jul 10 Tilo Wolff, German musician (Lacrimosa)

Person of interestSundar Pichai

Jul 10 Sundar Pichai [Pichai Sundararajan], Indian American tech executive, head of Google (2015-) and Alphabet (2019-), born in Madurai, India

CEO of Alphabet and Google Sundar Pichai
CEO of Alphabet and Google
Sundar Pichai
  • Jul 11 Jerrott Willard, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • Jul 11 Joe Johnson, American NFL defensive end (Pro Bowl 1998, 2000; All-Pro 2000; New Orleans Saints), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 11 Ken Irvin, NFL cornerback (Buffalo Bills)
  • Jul 11 Jussi 69, Finnish musician (The 69 Eyes)
  • Jul 11 Steven Richards, Australian racing driver
  • Jul 12 Colin Quiney, CFL tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jul 12 Travis Best, American basketball player (1995-2002 Indiana Pacers), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Jul 12 Brett Reed, American rock drummer (Rancid, 1991-2006 - "Time Bomb"), born in Oakland, California
  • Jul 12 Jake Wood, English actor
  • Jul 12 Tibor Benedek, Hungarian water polo player (Olympic gold 2000, 04, 08; World C'ship gold 2003) and coach (Hungary 2013-16), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2020)
  • Jul 13 Clint Sodowsky, Ponca City OK, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • Jul 13 Sean Waltman, American wrestler
  • Jul 14 Ben Talley, American NFL linebacker (NY Giants), born in Griffin, Georgia
  • Jul 14 Deborah Mailman, Australian actress (The Secret Life of Us, Offspring), born in Mount Isa, Australia
  • Jul 15 Scott Foley, American actor (Scandal, Felicity), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Jul 15 Beth Ostrosky, American model
  • Jul 16 Aaron Glenn, American NFL cornerback and kick returner (NY Jets), born in Humble, Texas
  • Jul 17 Donny Marshall, American NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 17 Eric Williams, American NBA forward (Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Jul 17 Melissa "Missy" Schwen, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Bloomington, Indiana
  • Jul 17 Jaap Stam, Dutch footballer, born in Kampen, Netherlands
  • Jul 17 Elizabeth Cook, American country music singer-songwriter (Aftermath), born in Wildwood, Florida
  • Jul 18 Bernard Williams, NFL tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Jul 18 Bruce Walker, NFL nose tackle (NE Patriots)
  • Jul 19 Andrew Kavovit, actor (Paul-As the World Turns)
  • Jul 19 Tamarie Ivie, Ananheim CA, female infielder (Colo Silver Bullets)
  • Jul 19 Naohito Fujiki, Japanese actor and singer
  • Jul 19 Ebbe Sand, Danish footballer
  • Jul 20 Jay Barker, NFL quarterback (NE Patriots)
  • Jul 20 Jozef Stümpel, Slovak NHL forward (Boston Bruins, LA Kings), born in Nitra, Czechoslovakia
  • Jul 20 Vitamin C [Colleen Ann Fitzpatrick], American singer and actress, born in Old Bridge, New Jersey
  • Jul 20 Erik Ullenhag, Swedish jurist and politician
  • Jul 21 Dennis Krijgsman, Dutch soccer player and manager (Sparta/Vitesse), born in Alphen aan de Rijn, Netherlands
  • Jul 21 Joe Rudolph, NFL guard (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Jul 21 Kimera Bartee, outfielder (Detroit Tigers), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Jul 21 Lilach Parisky, Israeli Women's foil fencer (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 21 Martin Miller, CFL safety (BC Lions)
  • Jul 21 Shinjiro Otani, Japanese wrestler (NJPW), born in Yamaguchi, Japan
  • Jul 22 Colin Ferguson, Canadian actor
  • Jul 22 Seth Fisher, American comic book artist and penciller (d.2006)
  • Jul 22 Keyshawn Johnson, American NFL wide receiver (Super Bowl 2002; Pro Bowl 1998-99, 2001; ESPN), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 23 Marlon Wayans, American comedian (Wayans Bros, In Living Color), born in New York City
  • Jul 23 Trisha Fallon, Australian basketball forward (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jul 24 Kaiō Hiroyuki, Japanese sumo wrestler
  • Jul 24 Rev. Jen Miller, American performance artist
  • Jul 25 Kevin Roberts, Australian cricketer (NSW middle-order batsman since 1994-95), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jul 26 Ryan Christopherson, American NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Jul 26 Sean Graham, CFL slot back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Richmond, British Columbia
  • Jul 26 Tydus Winans, American NFL and CFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins, Roughriders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 27 Bryce Bevill, CFL defensive back (Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in Hyattsville, Maryland
  • Jul 27 Clint Robinson, Australian K-1 1k canoeist (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Brisbane, Queensland
  • Jul 27 Jill Arrington, American sports reporter, born in Conyers, Georgia
  • Jul 27 Takako Fuji, Japanese actress (The Grudge / Ju-on), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jul 27 Maya Rudolph, American actress and comedian (Bridemaids), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Jul 28 Elizabeth Berkley, American actress (Jessie-Saved by the Bell, Showgirl), born in Farmington Hills, Michigan
  • Jul 28 Ed Templeton, American skateboarder (Toy Machine), born in Garden Grove, California
  • Jul 28 Yeom Jeong-ah, South Korean actress (A Tale of Two Sisters), born in Seoul
  • Jul 29 Wil Wheaton, American actor (Star Trek Next Generation-Wesley, Stand By Me), born in Burbank, California
  • Jul 30 Clif Groce, American NFL running back (Indianapolis Colts), born in College Station, Texas
  • Jul 30 Jim McIlvaine, American NBA center (Washington Bullets, Seattle Supersonics), born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • Jul 30 Olga Chernyak, US fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Jul 31 Jason Gildon, American NFL linebacker (3-time Pro Bowl; Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Altus, Oklahoma
  • Jul 31 Tami Stronach, Iranian actress (Neverending Story), born in Tehran, Iran
  • Jul 31 Chris Weinke, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2000, Florida State; Carolina Panthers), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Aug 1 Karen Dalton, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in Mt View, California
  • Aug 1 Martin Damm, Czech tennis star, born in Liberec, Czech Republic
  • Aug 1 Matt Dyson, American NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders), born in La Plata, Maryland
  • Aug 1 D-Von Dudley, American professional wrestler, born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Aug 1 Nicke Royale, Swedish rock musician (The Hellacopters; Imperial State Electric), and graphic artist, born in Sweden
  • Aug 1 Tanya Reid, Canadian actress (Exit to Eden), born in Dryden, Ontario, Canada
  • Aug 2 Nathan Thomas, Australian water polo player (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 2 Mohamed Al-Deayea, Saudi Arabian footballer, born in Hail, Saudi Arabia
  • Aug 2 Jimmy Pop, American musician (The Bloodhound Gang), born in Trappe, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 2 Justyna Steczkowska, Polish singer, born in Rzeszow, Poland
  • Aug 3 Alain Bolduc, Canadian sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 3 Jeff Nygaard, American volleyball middle blocker (Olympics 1996), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Aug 3 John Lilley, American hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Wakefield, Massachusetts
  • Aug 3 Sandis Ozolinsh, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Riga, Latvia
  • Aug 3 Travis Hall, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons), born in Sodoltna, Alaska
  • Aug 4 Stefan Brogren, Canadian actor
  • Aug 5 Aaqib Javed, Pakistani cricketer and pace bowler (1989-98), born in Sheikhupura, Pakistan
  • Aug 5 Darryl Yung, badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • Aug 5 John Wasdin, American baseball pitcher, 1997-2009 (Oakland A's, Boston Red Sox, 5 other MLB and 2 Japanese teams), born in Ft Belvoir, Virginia
  • Aug 5 Christian Olde Wolbers, Belgian musician (Fear Factory)
  • Aug 5 Ikuto Hidaka, Japanese professional wrestler

Person of interestGeri Horner

Aug 6 Geri Horner [Halliwell], British pop singer "Ginger Spice" (Spice Girls), born in Watford, England

Singer Geri Horner
Singer
Geri Horner
  • Aug 6 Mike Frederick, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
  • Aug 7 Tony Bouie, American NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Aug 7 Greg Serano, American actor, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 8 Axel Merckx, Belgian cyclist
  • Aug 8 Lüpüs Thünder, American musician (The Bloodhound Gang)
  • Aug 9 Elizabeth Vassey, American actress (Emily Martin-All My Children), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Aug 9 Robert Peal, American dance skater (with Margot Contois), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 9 Silvia Ramon-Cortes, Spanish tennis star (1994 Futures-Vigo), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Aug 9 Juanes [Juan Esteban Aristizábal], Colombian singer and songwriter, winner of 24 Latin Grammy Awards, born in Carolina del Príncipe, Antioquia, Colombia
  • Aug 9 A-Mei [Kulilay Amit], Taiwanese Puyuma singer known as the "Queen of Mando-Pop", born in Beinan, Taitung, Taiwan
  • Aug 10 Lawrence Dallaglio OBE, English rugby union flanker and captain (85 caps England, 3 British & Irish Lions; Was[s), born in London, England
  • Aug 10 Christofer Johnsson, Swedish symphonic metal guitarist, and composer (Therion), born in Upplands Väsby, Sweden
  • Aug 11 Curtis Ceaser, NFL wide receiver (NY Jets)
  • Aug 11 Jonathon Prandi, American model
  • Aug 12 Allison Cook, Australian basketballl player (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Aug 12 Del The Funky Homosapien [Teren Delvon Jones], American rapper (Mistadobalina), born in Oakland, California
  • Aug 12 Rebecca Gayheart, actress (Hannah Mayberry-Loving)
  • Aug 12 Takanohana, Sumo yokozuna
  • Aug 12 Mark Kinsella, Irish footballer
  • Aug 12 Gyanendra Pandey, Indian cricketer
  • Aug 13 Kevin Plank, American entrepreneur (Under Armour), born in Kensington, Maryland
  • Aug 14 Ed O'Bannon, American NBA forward (NJ Nets), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 14 Evan Pilgrim, American NFL guard (Chicago Bears), born in Pittsburg, California
  • Aug 14 Jay Manuel, Canadian make-up artist, born in Springfield, Illinois

Person of interestBen Affleck

Aug 15 Ben Affleck, American Academy Award-winning screenwriter (Good Will Huntng), actor (Armageddon; Pearl Harbor), and BAFTA Award-winning director (Argo),born in Berkeley, California

  • Aug 15 Freddie Solomon, American football wide receiver (NFL Philadelphia Eagles, 1993-98: Arena League, 2003-07), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Aug 15 (Zbigniew) "Jason" Maniecki, Polish-American NFL defensive tackle, 1996-98 (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Rabka-Zdrój, Poland
  • Aug 15 Ken Walter, NFL punter, 1997-2006 (Carolina Panthers, New England Patriots, and 2 other teams), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Aug 15 Mikey Graham, Irish pop singer (Boyzone - "Words"; "No Matter What"), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Aug 15 Chris Morrissey, American actor, and film director (Heavy Makeup), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 15 Matthew Wood, American film sound editor, and actor, born in Walnut Creek, California
  • Aug 16 Eddie Goines, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Aug 16 Michael Reed, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers), born in Maplewood, Minnesota
  • Aug 16 Michael Thornberry, American team handball circle (Olympics 1996), born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Aug 16 Zach Wiegert, American college and professional football player (St Louis Rams), born in Fremont, Nebraska
  • Aug 16 Stan Lazaridis, Australian footballer, born in Perth, Australia
  • Aug 16 Emily Strayer (formerly Robison), American country singer, instrumentalist and songwriter (The Chicks, formerly known as Dixie Chicks), born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
  • Aug 16 Frankie Boyle, Scottish comedian, born in Pollokshaws, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Aug 17 Habibul Bashar, Bangladeshi cricketer (Captain of national side), born in Nagakanda, Bangladesh
  • Aug 18 Derrick Harris, American football running back (St Louis Rams), born in Angleton, Texas
  • Aug 18 Nate Jones, American heavyweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 18 Ray Jacobs, American football linebacker (Denver Broncos), born in Corsicana, Texas
  • Aug 18 Keiko Yamada, Japanese singer (Globe), born in Oita, Japan
  • Aug 18 Leo Ku, Hong Kong singer, born in British Hong Kong
  • Aug 18 Shaun Wilson, Australian artist and filmmaker, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Aug 19 Colleen Thornburn, Canadian softball catcher (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Aug 19 Elizabeth Wolfgramm, American singer (The Jets), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Aug 19 Roberto Abbondanzieri, Argentine footballer, born in Bouquet, Argentina
  • Aug 19 Sammi Cheng [Sau Man], Hong Kong singer and actress (Internal Affairs), born in Hong Kong
  • Aug 19 Chihiro Yonekura, Japanese singer, born in Yokohama, Japan
  • Aug 21 Johnnie Harris, CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 22 Marliece Andrada, American actress (Baywatch) and Playboy playmate (March 1998), born in Manteca, California
  • Aug 22 Stephen Boyd, American NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions), born in Valley Stream, New York
  • Aug 22 Max Wilson, Brazilian racing driver, born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Aug 23 Anthony Calvillo, CFL quarterback (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Aug 23 Sheldon Benoit, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)
  • Aug 23 Tony Carter, American NFL running back (Chicago Bears), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Aug 23 Martin Grainger, English footballer, born in London Borough of Enfield, United Kingdom
  • Aug 23 Raul Casanova, Puerto Rican baseball player, born in Humacao, Puerto Rico
  • Aug 24 Chris Right, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Aug 24 Christian Ruud, Norwegian tennis star (1989 Norwegian), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Aug 24 Ian Moran, American hockey defenseman (Olympics 1994, Pitts), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Aug 24 Kurt Miller, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Aug 24 Ava DuVernay, American director, writer and producer (13th, Selma, Queen Sugar), born in Long Beach, California
  • Aug 25 Bryan Stoltenberg, corner (NY Giants)
  • Aug 25 Marlo Perry, NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
  • Aug 25 Marvin Harrison, wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Aug 25 Tony Dumas, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks)
  • Aug 27 Chris Imes, South Paris Maine, US hockey defenseman (Olympics 1994)
  • Aug 27 Donta Jones, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Aug 27 Denise Lewis, English heptathlete
  • Aug 27 Dalip Singh, Indian professional wrestler
  • Aug 27 Mike Smith, Canadian actor
  • Aug 28 John Buchanan, American actor (Sidekicks, Black Stallion, Family Man), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • Aug 28 Darby Hendrickson, American hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Richfield, Minnasota
  • Aug 28 Mike Cawley, American CFL quarterback (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 28 Jay Witasick, American baseball player, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Aug 29 Michael Roan, American football tight end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Aug 29 Bae Yong Joon, South Korean actor, born in Seoul, South Korea

Person of interestCameron Diaz

Aug 30 Cameron Diaz, American actress (Shrek, The Mask, My Best Friend's Wedding), born in Long Beach, California

Actress Cameron Diaz
Actress
Cameron Diaz
  • Aug 30 Jose Herrera, outfielder (Oakland A's), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Aug 30 Pavel Nedvěd, Czech football player (Lazio, Juventus), born in Cheb, Czechoslovakia
  • Sep 1 Josh Davis, American swimmer (Olympic gold 4x100/200m freestyle relay/4x100m medley relay 1996), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Sep 1 Louise Dobson OAM, Australian field hockey fullback (Olympic gold 1996; Champions Trophy gold 1997, 99, 2003), born in Shepparton, Australia