On This Day

Famous People Born in 1972 (Part 5)

Birthdays 801 - 1,000 of 1,193

  • 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 800m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Sep 1 Louise Dobson, Shepparton Aust, field hockey fullback (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 1 Matt O'Dwyer, American NFL guard (NY Jets), born in Lincolnshire, Illinois
  • Sep 1 Doug Williams, British professional wrestler
  • Sep 2 James Willis, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Sep 2 Katarina Studenikova, Bratislava Slovak Rep, tennis star
  • Sep 3 Antonius Bonner, CFL defensive back (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Sep 3 Martin Straka, Czech NHL forward (Team Czech Rep), born in Plzeň, Czechoslavakia
  • Sep 3 Shim Eun-ha, South Korean actress (Christmas in August), born in Seongnam, South Korea
  • Sep 4 Daniel Nestor, Canadian tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • Sep 4 Danny Ponce, American actor (Willie-Valerie/Hogan Family), born in Waltham, Massachusetts

  • Sep 4 Jason Fisk, American football defensive tackle (Minnesota Vikings), born in Davis, California
  • Sep 4 Norman Hand, American football defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins), born in Queens, New York (d. 2010)
  • Sep 4 Françoise Yip, Canadian actress, born in North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Sep 5 Dirk Copeland, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 5 Tom Carter, American NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins), born in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Sep 6 Eric Zeier, American NFL quarterback (Cleveland Browns), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Sep 6 China Miéville, English fantasy fiction writer (Perdido Street Station), born in Norwich, England
  • Sep 6 Justina Machado, Puerto Rican actress (Six Feet Under), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 6 Anika Noni Rose, American actress (Dreamgirls) and singer, born in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Person of interestIdris Elba

Sep 6 Idris Elba, English actor (The Wire, Luther), born in London, England

Actor Idris Elba
Actor
Idris Elba
  • Sep 6 Dylan Bruno, American actor (Numb3rs), born in Milford, Connecticut
  • Sep 7 Cedric Davis, American NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals), born in Brandon, Florida
  • Sep 7 Jason Isringhausen, American pitcher (NY Mets), born in Brighton, Illinois
  • Sep 7 Willy Tate, American NFL tight end (KC Chiefs), born in Montana, California
  • Sep 8 Cari Shayne, American actress (Karen Cates-General Hospital), born in Sellersville, Tennessee
  • Sep 8 Trent McCleary, Canadian NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators), born in Swift Current, Canada
  • Sep 8 Markus Babbel, German football player and coach, born in Munich, West Germany
  • Sep 8 Giovanni Frezza, Italian actor, born in Potenza, Italy
  • Sep 8 Lisa Kennedy, American political commentator and television personality, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Sep 8 Tomokazu Seki, Japanese voice actor, born in Kōtō, Tokyo

  • Sep 8 Phil Laak, Irish-American professional poker player, born in Dublin
  • Sep 8 Lance Bangs, American filmmaker and music video director, born in Sacramento, California
  • Sep 9 Ben Bronson, American football wide receiver (Detroit Lions), born in Jasper, Texas
  • Sep 9 Mike Hampton, American baseball pitcher (Houston Astros), born in Brooksville, Florida
  • Sep 9 Miriam Oremans, Dutch tennis player, born in Berlicum, Netherlands
  • Sep 9 Natasha Kaplinsky, British newsreader, born in Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Sep 9 Goran Višnjić, Croatian actor, born in Šibenik, Croatia
  • Sep 10 James Duval, American actor (Donnie Darko), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 10 Anurag Kashyap, Indian film director, writer, producer and actor (Gangs of Wasseypur, Satya, Black Friday), born in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • Sep 11 Kip Simons, American gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Media, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 11 Mark Pope, American NBA forward (Indiana Pacers), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Sep 11 Matthew Gilmore, Belgian-Australian cyclist, born in Ghent, Belgium
  • Sep 12 Avijit Roy, Bangladeshi-American activist and blogger, born in Bangladesh (d. 2015)
  • Sep 14 David Bell, American baseball infielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Sep 14 Donnell Bennett, American NFL fullback (KC Chiefs), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Sep 15 Jimmy Carr, English comedian
  • Sep 15 Kit Chan, Singaporean singer
  • Sep 15 Princess Letizia of Spain
  • Sep 16 Don Sasa, American NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers), born in American Samoa
  • Sep 16 Mark Bruener, American NFL tight end (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Aberdeen, Washington
  • Sep 16 Ramon van Haaren, Dutch soccer player (RKC), born in Waalwijk, Netherlands
  • Sep 16 Shalane McCall, American child actress (Charlie Wade-Dallas), born in North Hollywood, California
  • Sep 16 Steve Russ, American NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Stetsonville, Wisconsin
  • Sep 17 Allen Williams, NFL running back (Detroit Lions)
  • Sep 17 Bobby Lee, American comedian
  • Sep 18 François Gesthuizen, Dutch soccer player (PSV, NAC), born in Millingen aan de Rijn, Netherlands
  • Sep 18 Michael Landes, American actor (American Summer), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sep 18 Richard Huntley, American NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons), born in Monroe, North Carolina
  • Sep 18 Brigitte Becue, Belgian swimmer (Olympics 1988, silver), born in Ostend, Belgium
  • Sep 18 David Jefferies, British motorcycle racer, born in Shipley, West Yorkshire, England (d. 2003)
  • Sep 19 Amy Frazier, American tennis star, born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Sep 19 David Tamburrino, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Sep 19 Eric van de Merwe, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • Sep 19 Fred McCrary, American NFL fullback (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Naples, Florida
  • Sep 20 Jenny Morris, Maryborough Australia, field hockey fullback (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 20 Vance Joseph, American NFL cornerback and safety (NY Jets), born in Marrero, Louisiana
  • Sep 21 Jon Kitna, NFL quarterback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Sep 21 Liam Gallagher, British singer and songwriter (Oasis, Beady Eye), born in Burnage, Manchester, England
  • Sep 21 David Silveria, American drummer (KoЯn), born in San Leandro, California
  • Sep 22 Nate Dingle, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Sep 23 Karl Pilkington, British radio personality
  • Sep 23 Jermaine Dupri, record producer & rapper (Grammy - We Belong Together), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Sep 26 Mark Haslam, New Zealand cricketer (New Zealand slow left-armer 1992), born in Bury, United Kingdom
  • Sep 26 Shawn Stockman [Slim], American rapper (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 26 Beto O'Rourke, American politician (Rep (D) Texas 2013-19), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Sep 27 Clara Hughes, cyclist (Olympics 2 bronze-96), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Person of interestGwyneth Paltrow

Sep 27 Gwyneth Paltrow, American actress (Pallbearer, Emma, Hard Eight), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Sep 27 Laurie Shepard, Cordele, GA, female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets)
  • Sep 27 Malachy Loye, cricketer (Northamptonshire & England "A" batsman)
  • Sep 27 Sylvia Crawley, American basketball player
  • Sep 27 Craig L. Rice, American Politician
  • Sep 28 Cathy Caverzasio, Swiss tennis star
  • Sep 28 Greg Ivy, NFL punter (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Sep 28 Dita Von Teese, American burlesque artist
  • Sep 29 Butler By'not'e, American NFL running back (Carolina Panthers), born in St. Louis, Missouri

  • Sep 29 Jörgen Jönsson, Swedish retired ice hockey forward (Team Sweden 1998), born in Ängelholm, Sweden
  • Sep 29 Robert Webb, British actor, comedian, and writer (Jeremy "Jez" Usborne- "Peep Show"), born in Boston, Lincolnshire
  • Sep 29 Oliver Gavin, British racing car driver (Corvette Racing 2002-present), born in Huntingdon, England
  • Sep 30 Cedric Saunders, NFL tight end (Tampa Bay Bucs, Scotland Claymores)
  • Sep 30 Jamal Anderson, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Sep 30 Troy Dumas, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • Sep 30 Ari Behn, Norwegian author
  • Oct 1 Danielle Scott-Arruda, American volleyball middle blocker (Olympics silver 2008, 12), born in Baton Rouge Louisiana
  • Oct 2 Aaron McKie, American basketball guard and coach (NBA 6th Man of the Year 2001; Portland Trail Blazers, Philadelphia 76ers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 3 Denny Vaughn, orchestra leader (Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour)
  • Oct 3 Michael Nylander, Swedish NHL center (World C'ship gold 1992, 2006; Chicago Blackhawks, Calgary Flames, Washington Capitals), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Oct 3 Garrett Dutton, American musician (G. Love and Special Sauce), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 3 Lajon Witherspoon, American singer (Sevendust)
  • Oct 5 Grant Hill, American basketball player (Det Pistons, Olympic gold 1996), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Oct 5 Thomas Roberts, American news anchor, born in Towson, Maryland
  • Oct 6 J. J. [Jeral Jamal] Stokes, NFL wide receiver (SF 49ers), born in San Diego, California
  • Oct 6 Ryu Shi-won, Korean actor and singer
  • Oct 6 Daniel Cavanagh, English rock musician (Anathema), born in Liverpool, England
  • Oct 7 Ben Younger, American screenwriter and film director, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 8 Dede Demet, American cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Oct 8 Stanislav Varga, Slovakian footballer (Slovan Bratislava), born in Lipany, Czechoslovakia
  • Oct 9 Maurice Kelly, American CFL linebacker (BC Lions), born in Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • Oct 9 Roman Oben, American football tackle (NY Giants), born in Cameroon
  • Oct 9 Sarah Vandenbergh, Australian actor (Neighbours), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Oct 10 Marianne Limpert, Canadian 200m relay swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Matagami, Quebec
  • Oct 10 Yinka Dare, Nigerian NBA center (NJ Nets), born in Kano, Nigeria (d. 2004)
  • Oct 10 Jun Lana, Filipino playwright and screenwriter (Shadow Behind The Moon), born in Makati City, Philippines
  • Oct 11 Brigitte Soucy, Canadian volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Moncton, New Brunswick
  • Oct 11 Cherokee Parks, American NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, Minn Timberwolves), born in Huntington Beach, California
  • Oct 11 Kyoko Ina, Japanese-American figure skater (1993 North Atlantic Sr champ), born in Tokyo, Japan

  • Oct 11 Troy Corbett, Australian cricket pace bowler (Victorian lefty since 1994-95), born in Ouyen, Australia
  • Oct 11 Claudia Black, Australian actress (Stargate SG-1), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Oct 12 Singor Mobley, American football safety (Dallas Cowboys), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Oct 12 Tom van Mol, Belgian soccer player (PSV), born in Dendermonde, Belgium
  • Oct 12 Irina Pantaeva, Russian-American supermodel and actress, born in Ulan-Ude, Russia
  • Oct 12 Juan Manuel Silva, Argentine racing driver, born in Resistencia, Chaco, Argentina
  • Oct 13 Prince Jaime, Count of Bardi, third child of Princess Irene of the Netherlands and Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma, born in Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • Oct 13 Princess Margarita Maria Beatriz of Bourbon-Parma, Countess of Colorno, daughter of Princess Irene of the Netherlands and Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma, born in Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • Oct 13 Summer Sanders, American butterfly swimmer (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Roseville, California
  • Oct 14 Erika de Lone, tennis star (1996 Futures-Wilmington DE), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 14 J. J. Smith, American NFL running back (KC Chiefs), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Oct 14 Mike Archie, running back (Tennessee Oilers)
  • Oct 14 Nelson Van waes, CFL defensive linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Oct 15 Fred Hoiberg, American NBA guard (Indiana Pacers), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Oct 15 Matt Keeslar, American actor 9The Last Days of Disco), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Oct 16 Darius Kasparaitis, Elektrenai Lit, NHL defenseman (Islanders, Pitts)
  • Oct 16 Darren Balmforth, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 16 Kordell Stewart, NFL quarterback/wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Oct 16 Stephen O'Connor, Irish amateur snooker champ (1990)

Person of interestEminem

Oct 17 Eminem [Marshall Bruce Mathers III], American rapper and movie star (The Real Slim Shady, Stan and 8 Mile), born in St. Joseph, Missouri

Rapper and Songwriter Eminem
Rapper and Songwriter
Eminem
  • Oct 17 Tarkan [Tevetoğlu], Turkish pop singer (Şımarık), born in Alzey, West Germany
  • Oct 17 Joe McEwing, American baseball player
  • Oct 18 Angie Marzetta, Norfolk Virginia, female outfielder (Silver Bullets)
  • Oct 18 James Stream Thurmond Jr, son of US senator Strom Thurmond
  • Oct 18 Alex Tagliani, Quebec racing driver
  • Oct 18 Jake Farrow, American actor (Drake & Josh)
  • Oct 19 Glen Anthony Mitchell, New Zealand road race cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Oct 19 Marc Newfield, outfielder (San Diego Padres), born in Sacramento, California
  • Oct 19 Megan Still, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 19 Otto Steffers, field hockey defender (Olympics 1996), born in Louisville, Kentucky

  • Oct 19 Reggie Rusk, cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Oct 19 Pras, American musician
  • Oct 20 Dexter Coakley, linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Oct 20 Oleg Fediukov, dance skater (& Debbie Koegel), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Oct 20 Will Greenwood, English rugby union player (Leicester Tigers, 2003 World Cup squad), born in Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Oct 21 Orlando Thomas, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Oct 21 Felicity Andersen, Australian actress
  • Oct 21 Masakazu Morita, seiyu and actor
  • Oct 21 Matthew Friedberger, American musician (The Fiery Furnaces)
  • Oct 21 Evhen Tsybulenko, Ukrainian professor of international law
  • Oct 22 Scott Lachance, Charlottesville, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • Oct 22 Tyrone Williams, Canadian American football defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Oct 22 Saffron Burrows, English-American actress (Boston Legal), born in London
  • Oct 22 D'Lo Brown, American professional wrestler
  • Oct 23 Daryl Price, defensive end (San Francisco 49ers)
  • Oct 23 Patrise Alexander, linebacker (Washington Redskins)
  • Oct 23 Tiffeny Milbrett, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Oct 24 Eric Sutton, CFL cornerback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Oct 24 Louis Michael Anthony Sassin, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 24 Pat Williams, American football defensive tackle (Buffalo Bills), born in Monroe, Louisiana
  • Oct 24 Ruxandra Dragomir, Romanian tennis star (1996 Bournemouth doubles), born in Piteşti, Romania
  • Oct 24 Susan Barnett, Miss Pennsylvania 1996 and news anchor, born in Levittown, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 24 T. J. Cunningham, American NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks), born in Aurora, Colorado (d. 2019)
  • Oct 24 Tom Fletcher, NFL defensive safety (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Oct 24 Kim Ji-soo, South Korean actress (This Charming Girl), born in South Korea
  • Oct 24 Scott Peterson, American murderer, born in San Diego, California
  • Oct 25 Leland Taylor, American football defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Oct 25 Jonathan Torrens, Canadian actor and TV personality (Street Cents), born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
  • Oct 25 Esther Duflo, French American economist (2019 Nobel Prize for Economics), born in Paris
  • Oct 26 Hamdi Ulukaya, Kurdish founder and CEO of Chobani, born in Erzincan, Turkey

  • Oct 27 Brad Radke, American baseball pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • Oct 27 John Steel, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Oct 27 Maria Mutola, Mozambican 800m runner (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique
  • Oct 27 Lee Clark, English footballer (Newcastle United), born in Wallsend, England
  • Oct 27 Elissa [Elissar Zakaria Khoury] Lebanese singer, born in Deir el Ahmar, Lebanon
  • Oct 27 Marika Krook, Finnish singer (Edea), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Oct 28 Calvin Jackson, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins)
  • Oct 28 Chad Folk, CFL cornerback (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Oct 28 Terrell Davis, NFL running back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Oct 28 Brad Paisley, American country singer (Collision of Worlds, Nobody's Fool), born in Glen Dale, West Virgina
  • Oct 29 Rhonda Blades, WNBA guard (NY Liberty)
  • Oct 29 Takafumi Horie, Japanese entrepreneur
  • Oct 29 Gabrielle Union, American actress, author and activist (Bring it on, Being Mary Jane), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Oct 29 Tracee Ellis Ross, American actress (Black-ish), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 30 Georgina Douglas, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 30 Patrice Denis, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Oct 30 Trevor Wilmot, American NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts, Amsterdam Admirals), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Oct 31 Jamie Asher, American NFL tight end (Washington Redskins), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Oct 31 Matt Dawson, English rugby union footballer, born in Birkenhead, England