On This Day

Famous People Born in 1979 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 818

  • Mar 26 Hiromi Uehara, Japanese jazz pianist (Spiral), born in Hamamatsu, Japan
  • Mar 26 Pierre Wome, Cameroonian footballer
  • Mar 26 Nacho Novo, Spanish footballer (Rangers), born in Ferrol, Spain
  • Mar 27 Michael Cuddyer, American baseball player (Minnesota Twins), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Mar 28 Park Chae-rim, South Korean actress

Person of interestNorah Jones

Mar 30 Norah Jones, American pop and jazz singer and pianist ("Come Away With Me"), born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer and Pianist Norah Jones
Singer and Pianist
Norah Jones
  • Mar 30 Simon Webbe, English pop singer
  • Mar 31 Amey Date, Indian playback singer
  • Apr 1 Ivano Balić, Croatian handballer (198 caps; Olympic gold 2004; World C'ship gold 2003), born in Split, Croatia
  • Apr 1 Ruth Beitia, Spanish athlete (Olympic gold women's high jump 2016), born in Santander, Spain
  • Apr 2 Jesse Carmichael, American musician and songwriter (Maroon 5), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • Apr 4 Charles Butler, American figure skater, born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Apr 4 Rebecca Stoyel, Australian gymnast (Olympics 1996)

Person of interestNatasha Lyonne

Apr 4 Natasha Lyonne, American actress (Orange is the New Black), born in New York City

  • Apr 4 Andy McKee, American fingerstyle guitarist, born in Topeka, Kansas

Person of interestHeath Ledger

Apr 4 Heath Ledger, Australian-American Actor (Brokeback Mountain, The Dark Knight), born in Perth, Western Australia (d. 2008)

  • Apr 4 Roberto Luongo, Canadian ice hockey goaltender, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Apr 5 Timo Hildebrand, German footballer
  • Apr 6 Frederick MGDL Windsor, son of English prince Michael
  • Apr 7 Adrián Beltré, Dominican baseball player
  • Apr 8 Jeremy Guthrie, American MLB baseball pitcher, 2004-17 (Baltimore Orioles, Kansas City Royals, and 3 other teams), born in Roseburg, Oregon
  • Apr 8 Alexi Laiho, Finnish guitarist and singer (Children of Bodom, Sinergy, Kylähullut), born in Espoo, Finland (d. 2021)
  • Apr 8 David Petruschin, American drag queen (Raven) and make-up artist, born in Victorville, California
  • Apr 9 Keshia Knight Pulliam, American actress (The Cosby Show - "Rudy"; Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Miranda"), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Apr 9 Albert Hammond, Jr., American guitarist (The Strokes), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 9 Keith Nobbs, American actor (Phone Booth), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 10 Tsuyoshi Domoto, Japanese actor and singer (KinKi Kids), born in Nara, Japan
  • Apr 10 Shemekia Copeland, American blues singer (Turn the Heat Up!), born in Harlem, New York
  • Apr 10 Rachel Corrie, American political activist, born in Olympia, Washington (d. 2003)
  • Apr 10 Sophie Ellis-Bextor, English singer ("Read My Lips"), born in London
  • Apr 10 Peter Kopteff, Finnish footballer, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Apr 11 Malcolm Christie, English footballer, born in Stamford, England
  • Apr 11 Nazanin Afshin-Jam, Canadian human rights activist, Miss World Canada, born in Tehran, Iran
  • Apr 11 Chris Gaylor, American drummer (The All-American Rejects), born in Edmond, Oklahoma
  • Apr 11 Michel Riesen, Swiss ice hockey player, born in Oberbalm, Switzerland
  • Apr 11 Josh Server, American actor (All That), born in Highland Park, Illinois
  • Apr 11 Sebastien Grainger, Canadian musician (Death From Above), born in Mississauga, Canada

Person of interestClaire Danes

Apr 12 Claire Danes, American actress (Angela-My So Called Life, Romeo & Juliet), born in NYC, New York

Actress Claire Danes
Actress
Claire Danes
  • Apr 12 Mateja Kežman, Serbian footballer, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • Apr 12 Elena Grosheva, Russian gymnast (Olympic 1996), born in Yaroslavl, Russia
  • Apr 12 Paul Nicholls, English actor (EastEnders), born in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
  • Apr 12 Jordan De Jong, American baseball player, born in Orange City, Iowa
  • Apr 12 Jennifer Morrison, American actress (Once Upon a Time, House), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 13 Baron Davis, American basketball player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 13 Meghann Shaughnessy, American tennis player, born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Apr 13 Tony Lundon, Irish pop singer (Liberty X - "Thinking It Over"), TV presenter (Toast), and film maker, born in Galway, Ireland
  • Apr 14 Randal McCloy, Survivor of the Sago Mine Disaster
  • Apr 14 Noé Pamarot, French footballer, born in Fontenay-sous-Bois, France
  • Apr 14 Rebecca DiPietro, American model, born in Rehoboth, Massachusetts
  • Apr 16 Christijan Albers, Dutch Formula One driver, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Apr 16 Sixto Peralta, Argentine footballer, born in Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina
  • Apr 17 Tram-Anh Tran, American actress (Ghostwriters'), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 17 Siddharth Narayan, Indian film actor, born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Apr 18 Michael Bradley, American basketball player, born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Apr 18 Anthony Davidson, British Formula One driver, born in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England
  • Apr 18 Nuria Fergó, Spanish singer (La vida son sólo dos días), born in Nerja, Spain
  • Apr 18 Matthew Upson, English footballer (England national team World Cup 2010), born in Eye, England
  • Apr 18 Kourtney Kardashian, American reality television star, born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestKate Hudson

Apr 19 Kate Hudson, American actress (Almost Famous, You, Me and Dupree), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Kate Hudson
Actress
Kate Hudson
  • Apr 21 James McAvoy, Scottish actor (X-Men: First Class), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Apr 22 Zoltan Gera, Hungarian footballer

Person of interestDaniel Johns

Apr 22 Daniel Johns, Australian musician (Silverchair - "Freak"), born in Newcastle, New South Wales

Musician Daniel Johns
Musician
Daniel Johns
  • Apr 23 Barry Fratelli [Wallace], Scottish rock bassist (The Fratellis - Costello Music; Here We Stand), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Apr 23 Yana Gupta, Czech actress and author (How To Love Your Body And Get The Body You Love), born in Brno, Czechoslovakia
  • Apr 23 Jaime King, American model and actress (Bulletproof Monk), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Apr 23 Lauri Ylönen, Finnish singer and songwriter (The Rasmus), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Apr 24 Laurentia Tan, Singaporean Paralympic equestrienne, born in Singapore
  • Apr 26 Sean Fox, American actor (3 Ninjas Kick Back, Calendar Girl)
  • Apr 26 Janne Wirman, Finnish progressive metal keyboardist (Children of Bodom), born in Espoo, Finland
  • Apr 26 Ariane Moffatt, Canadian singer (Aquanaute - "La barricade"; "Dans un océan"), born in Saint-Romuald, Quebec
  • Apr 27 Will Boyd, American bass guitarist (Evanescence), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Apr 27 Natasha Chokljat, Australian netball player, born in Tasmania, Australia
  • Apr 28 Bahram Radan, Iranian actor
  • Apr 29 Ryan Sharp, Scottish racing driver, born in Newtonhill, Scotland
  • Apr 29 Lee Dong-Gook, Korean footballer, born in Pohang, South Korea
  • Apr 29 Jo O'Meara, British singer (S Club - "Bring It All Back"), born in Romford, England
  • Apr 29 Matt Tong, English drummer (Bloc Party)
  • Apr 30 Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer
  • May 1 Jennifer Botterill, Canadian ice hockey forward (Olympic gold 2002, 06, 10; Toronto Aeros, Harvard), born in Ottawa, Canada
  • May 1 Mauro Bergamasco, Italian rugby union flanker (Italy 106 caps; Benetton Treviso, Stade Français), born in Padova, Italy
  • May 1 Ben Easter, American actor
  • May 2 Jason Chimera, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • May 2 Roman Lyashenko, Russian ice hockey player, born in Murmansk, Russia (d. 2003)
  • May 3 Monsta Mack [Steven Carrasquillo], American professional wrestler, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 3 Genevieve Nnaji, Nigerian actress and director (Lionheart), born in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria
  • May 4 Wes Butters, British broadcaster, born in Salford, England
  • May 4 Lance Bass, American pop singer (NSYNC - "Bye, Bye, Bye"), born in Laurel, Mississippi
  • May 4 Lesley Vainikolo, Tongan born rugby union and rugby league player, born in Nukuʻalofa, Tonga
  • May 5 Vincent Kartheiser, American actor (Mad Men), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • May 5 Bodek Janke, Polish jazz drummers, percussionist, and tabla player, born in Warsaw Poland
  • May 6 Nikki Hayes, Irish radio personality
  • May 7 Katie Douglas, American basketball player
  • May 9 Rosario Dawson, American actress
  • May 9 Pierre Bouvier, Canadian singer and bass player (Simple Plan - "Perfect"; "Welcome To My Life"), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • May 9 Andrew W.K. [Wilkes-Krier], American rock singer, musician, songwriter ("Party Hard"), motivational speaker, and advice columnist, born in Stanford, California
  • May 9 Brandon Webb, American baseball player
  • May 10 Lee Hyori, South Korean singer
  • May 11 Erin Lang, Canadian alternative rock musician (Feral & Stray; The Tail Lights), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • May 12 Andre Carter, American football player and coach, born in Denver, Colorado
  • May 12 Steve Smith, American football player, orn in Los Angeles, California
  • May 13 Prince Carl Philip of Sweden
  • May 13 Michael Madden, American rock bassist (Maroon 5, 1994-2020), born in Austin, Texas
  • May 14 Carlos Tenorio, Ecuadorian soccer forward (50 caps; LDU Quito, Al-Sadd), born in Esmeraldas, Ecuador
  • May 14 Clinton Morrison, English-born Irish footballer
  • May 15 Adolfo "Bofo" Bautista, Mexican professional footballer, 1998-2016, born in Dolores Hidalgo, Mexico
  • May 16 Evan Ferrante, American actor (Owen-Swan's Crossing), born in Armonk, New York
  • May 17 Wayne Thomas, English footballer, born in Gloucester, England
  • May 18 Mariusz Lewandowski, Polish footballer (Shakhtar Donetsk,), born in Legnica, Poland
  • May 18 Julián Speroni, Argentine footballer (Crystal Palace), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • May 18 Milivoje Novakovič, Slovenian footballer, born in Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • May 19 Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress
  • May 19 Diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer
  • May 19 Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer
  • May 21 Fayçal Salhi, French-Algerian jazz guitarist and oud player, born in Khenchela, Algeria
  • May 21 Damián Ariel Álvarez, Argentinian Mexican footballer, born in Morón, Argentina
  • May 21 Gaspard Augé, French musician (Justice)
  • May 21 James Clancy Phelan, Australian novelist, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • May 21 Jamie Hepburn, Scottish politician, Member of the Scottish Parliament, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • May 21 Scott Smith, mixed martial arts fighter, born in Reno, Nevada
  • May 22 Nadia Khan, TV Presenter
  • May 22 Maggie Q [Margaret Quigley], American actress (Mission Impossible III, Nikita), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • May 23 Brian Campbell, Canadian ice hockey player
  • May 23 Kirk Saarloos, American baseball player
  • May 23 Rasual Butler, American basketball player
  • May 24 Tracy McGrady, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (NBA All-Star 2001–07; NBA scoring champion 2003, 04; Toronto Raptors, Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets), born in Bartow, Florida
  • May 24 Frank Mir, American UFC fighter and professional wrestler, born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • May 25 Carlos Bocanegra, American sports executive and footballer, born in Alta Loma, California
  • May 25 Sam Sodje, Nigerian footballer, born in Greenwich, London
  • May 25 Jonny Wilkinson, English international and Newcastle Falcons rugby player, born in Frimley, England
  • May 25 Caroline Ouellette, French Canadian ice hockey player, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • May 26 Elisabeth Harnois, American actress (CSI), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • May 26 Mehmet Okur (Memo), Turkish basketball player
  • May 26 Ashley Massaro, American model and professional wrestler
  • May 27 Mile Sterjovski, Australian footballer
  • May 28 Joeri Jansen, Belgian athlete
  • May 28 Jesse Bradford, American actor
  • May 28 Monica Keena, American actress
  • May 29 Brian Kendrick, American pro wrestler (WWE cruiserweight tag team champion), born in Fairfax, Virginia
  • May 29 Arne Friedrich, German soccer defender, coach (Germany 82 caps, Hertha BSC), born in Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
  • May 29 Casey Sheehan, American soldier; son of Cindy Sheehan (d. 2004)
  • May 30 Mike Bishai, Canadian ice hockey player
  • May 30 Kugimiya Rie, Japanese seiyuu (voice actress)
  • Jun 1 Santana Moss, American NFL wide receiver / punt returner (Pro Bowl 2005; New York Jets, Washington Redskins), born in Miami, Florida
  • Jun 1 Markus Persson "Notch", Video game programmer (Mojang, Minecraft), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jun 1 Ladislav Nagy, Slovak ice hockey left wing (World C'ship gold 2002; NHL: SL Blues, Phoenix Coyotes, Dallas Stars, LA Kings), born in Šaca, Slovakia
  • Jun 4 Naohiro Takahara, Japanese footballer
  • Jun 4 Daniel Vickerman, Australian rugby union player
  • Jun 4 Daniel Lucca Parenti, American jazz bassist, born in Walnut Creek, California
  • Jun 5 Pete Wentz, American musician (Fall Out Boy), born in Wilmette, Illinois
  • Jun 5 David Bisbal, Spanish singer, born in Almería, Spain
  • Jun 5 Jason White, American NASCAR driver, born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Jun 7 Kevin Hofland, Dutch footballer
  • Jun 7 Anne McClain, American army officer and NASA astronaut (Soyuz MS-11), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Jun 7 Hilary Lunke, American golfer (US Open 2003), born in Edina, Minnesota
  • Jun 8 Derek Trucks, American guitarist and founder of Grammy Award-winning The Derek Trucks Band (Tedeschi Truck Band), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jun 8 Pete Orr, Canadian baseball player
  • Jun 8 Luis Ernesto Michel, Mexican football player
  • Jun 10 Lee Brice, American country singer and songwriter (Love Like Crazy, Hard to Love), born in Sumter, South Carolina
  • Jun 11 Texito Langa, Mozambican jazz drummer-percussionist, composer, and arranger, born in Maputo, Mozambique
  • Jun 12 Wil Horneff, American actor (Ghost in the Machine; Sandlot), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Jun 12 Dallas Clark, American football tight end (Super Bowl 2006; Pro Bowl, First-team All-Pro 2009; Indianapolis Colts), born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Jun 12 Robyn [Robin Carlsson], Swedish pop and dance music singer-songwriter, and record producer ("Show Me Love"; "Dancing On My Own"), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jun 13 Nila Håkedal, Norwegian beach volleyball player
  • Jun 15 Yulia Nestsiarenka, Belarusian athlete
  • Jun 15 Charles Zwolsman Jr., Dutch racing driver
  • Jun 17 Nick Rimando, American soccer player, born in Montclair, California
  • Jun 19 John Duddy, Northern Irish boxer
  • Jun 19 John Ford, American software engineer
  • Jun 19 Quentin Jammer, American football player
  • Jun 20 Sydne Vogel, figure skater (1996 NW Pac Sr champ), born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Jun 20 Charlotte Hatherley, English guitarist (Ash)
  • Jun 20 Charles Howell III, American golfer (3 PGA Tour titles, Rookie of the Year 2001), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Jun 20 Cael Sanderson, Olympic Wrestler
  • Jun 20 Lani Billard, Canadian actress

Person of interestChris Pratt

Jun 21 Chris Pratt, American actor (Guardians of the Galaxy, Jurassic World,), born in Virginia, Minnesota

  • Jun 22 Joey Cheek, American speed skater
  • Jun 22 Thomas Voeckler, French road cyclist
  • Jun 22 Brad Hawpe, American baseball player
  • Jun 23 LaDainian Tomlinson, American football player
  • Jun 24 Craig Shergold, British internet folklore subject
  • Jun 24 Petra Němcová, Czechoslovakian-born model, born in Karviná, Czechoslovakia
  • Jun 24 Mindy Kaling, American actress and TV producer (The Office, The Mindy Project), born in Cambridge Massachusetts
  • Jun 25 La La Anthony , American TV personality (Think Like a Man, Power), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 25 Katie Doyle, American actress (The Hillz) and reality television star, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 25 Hirooki Goto, Japanese professional wrestler, born in Kuwana, Mie, Japan
  • Jun 25 Busy Philipps, American actress (Freaks and Geeks), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Jun 25 Richard Hughes, Scottish footballer (Bournemouth), born in Glasgow
  • Jun 26 Ryō Fukuda, Japanese racing driver, born in Fukuoka, Japan
  • Jun 26 Walter Herrmann, Argentinian basketball player (Olympic 2004 gold), born in Venado Tuerto, Santa Fe, Argentina
  • Jun 26 Nathan Followill, American alternative-rock backing vocalist and musician (Kings of Leon), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jun 27 John Warne, American Christian rock bassist (Relient K, 2004-13; Ace Troubleshooter, 1995-2005), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jun 27 Kim Gyu-ri, South Korean actress, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jun 27 Benjamin Speed, Australian musician and film composer (52 Tuesdays), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Jun 28 Florian Zeller, French novelist (La Fascination du Pire) and playwright, born in Paris
  • Jun 28 Ha Ji-won, South Korean actress (Damo), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jun 28 Randy McMichael, American NFL football player (Miami Dolphins), born in Griffin, Georgia
  • Jun 28 Jimmy Spithill, Australian sailor (America's Cup winning helmsman 2010, 2013), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Jun 29 Andy O'Brien, Irish soccer defender (26 caps, Republic of Ireland; Newcastle United), born in Harrogate, England
  • Jun 29 Abs Love [Richard Abidin Breen], English singer (Five), born in London
  • Jun 29 Marleen Veldhuis, Dutch swimmer (Olympic gold 2008, silver 2012, bronze 2004, 12), born in Borne, Netherlands