On This Day

Famous Birthdays on December 17 (Part 2)

  • 1974 Giovonni Ribisi, actor (Cory-My 2 Dads, New Leave it To Beaver)
  • 1974 Jeffrey "Duff" Goldman, American cake designer, TV personality (Ace of Cakes) and chef, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1974 Sarah Paulson, American actress (American Horror Story), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1974 Sam Loeffler, American rock drummer (Chevelle - "The Red"; "Jar"), born in Grayslake, Illinois

Milla Jovovich

1975 Milla Jovovich, Russian born American actress (The Fifth Element, Resident Evil), born in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union

  • 1975 Napiera Danielle Groves, American actress and Miss USA-Washington, D.C. (1997, Miss Congeniality), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1975 Nick Dinsmore (Eugene), American professional wrestler
  • 1975 Tim Clark, South African golfer (US Masters 2006 runner-up; Players C'ship 2010), born in Durban, RSA
  • 1976 Nir Davidovich, Israeli footballer
  • 1976 Patrick Müller, Swiss footballer
  • 1976 Takeo Spikes, American football player
  • 1976 Andrew Simpson, Chertsey, Surrey, sailor (Olympic gold 2008), (d. 2013)
  • 1977 Arnaud Clement, French tennis player
  • 1978 Alex Cintrón, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • 1978 Riteish Deshmukh, Indian actor

Manny Pacquiao

1978 Manny [Emmanuel Dapidran] Pacquiao, Filipino boxer (first ever eight-division world champion), born in Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines

  • 1978 Neil Sanderson, Canadian drummer (Three Days Grace), born in Peterborough, Ontario
  • 1978 Chase Utley, American baseball player
  • 1979 Ryan Key, American musician and songwriter (Yellowcard), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1979 Jaimee Foxworth, Belleville, Illinois, American actress (Judy Winslow-Family Matters) and porn star
  • 1979 Matt Murley, American ice hockey player
  • 1980 Ryan Hunter-Reay, American race car driver
  • 1980 Eli Pariser, American political activist (MoveOn.org)
  • 1981 Emma Laaksonen, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • 1981 40 Cal. [Calvin Alan Byrd], American rapper, born in Harlem, New York City
  • 1982 Josh Barfield, American baseball player
  • 1982 Craig Kielburger, Canadian labour activist
  • 1982 Stephane Lasme, Gabonese basketball player
  • 1982 Ryan Moats, National Football League runningback
  • 1982 Onur Ozsu, Turkish music artist, born in Izmir
  • 1984 Andrew Davies, English footballer
  • 1985 Ryuichi Ogata, member of Japanese boy band w-inds.
  • 1987 Chelsea [born Bradley] Manning, US soldier who released WikiLeaks, born in Crescent, Oklahoma
  • 1992 Thomas Law, British Actor
  • 1992 Jordan Garrett, American actor
  • 1994 Nat Wolff, American actor, and singer-songwriter (The Naked Brothers Band), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1998 Martin Odegaard, Norwegian footballer, youngest to play for Real Madrid, born in Drammen, Norway
  • 2007 James Windsor, Viscount Severn, son of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex