On This Day

Famous Birthdays on December 25 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 287 of 287

Nawaz Sharif

1949 Nawaz Sharif, Pakistani politician, Prime Minister (1990-93, 1997-99, 2013-17), born in Lahore, Pakistan

  • 1949 Serhiy Novikov, Russian judoka (Olympic gold heavyweight 1976), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2021)
  • 1949 Mustafa Cengiz, Turkish businessman and sports administrator (president Galatasaray S.K. 2018-21), born in Nizip, Turkey (d. 2021)
  • 1950 Manny Trillo, Venezuelan baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Caripito, Venezuela
  • 1950 Karl Rove, former American presidential advisor
  • 1952 CCH Pounder, Guyanese American actress (ER. The Shield), born in Georgetown, French Guiana
  • 1952 Desireless [Claudie Fritsch-Mentrop], French singer (Voyage, voyage), born in Paris, France
  • 1953 Dave Wasick, American NFL player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954 Annie Lennox, Scottish vocalist (Eurythmics - "Sweet Dreams"; solo - "Why"), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • 1954 Robin Campbell, British reggae vocalist andguitarist (UB40 - "Red Red Wine"),born in Birmingham, England
  • 1954 Steve Wariner, American country singer (Small Town Girl), born in Noblesville, Indiana

Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán

1954 Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, Mexican drug lord and escape artist, born in La Tuna, Sinaloa, Mexico (or April 4th, 1957)

  • 1955 Claus Strigel, German filmmaker and director (Obituary for the Automobile, Act of God), born in Munich, West Germany
  • 1955 William Andrews, actor (Sealed Cargo)
  • 1956 Mansoor Akhtar, cricketer (Pakistani batsman early 80's)
  • 1957 Jan Rot, Dutch composer (Wrong Nights; St. Matthew's Passion),born in Makassar, Indonesia
  • 1957 Jillie Mack, Mrs Tom Selleck/actress (Magnum PI)
  • 1957 Shane MacGowan, punk rock musician (Pogues - "Red Roses For Me"), born in Pembury, Kent
  • 1957 Chris Kamara, English footballer and commentator
  • 1958 Joop Hiele, soccer player (Dordrecht '90, Go Ahead Eagles)

Rickey Henderson

1958 Rickey Henderson, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (10× MLB All-Star; World Series 1989, 93; AL MVP 1990; MLB stolen bases record 1,406), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • 1958 Alannah Myles, Canadian singer-songwriter and actress (Rockinghorse, Black Velvet), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1959 Michael P Anderson, Plattsburgh NY, major USAF/astronaut (STS 89)
  • 1959 Ton Lokhoff, Dutch soccer player (NAC)
  • 1960 Ron Bottitta, British actor
  • 1961 Storm Davis, baseball player
  • 1961 Ingrid Betancourt, Colombian senator
  • 1962 Dean Cameron, Morrison Ill, actor (Herbie-Spencer)
  • 1962 Mary Ellen Clark, American diver (Olympics 2 bronze-92, 96), born in Abington, Pennsylvania
  • 1964 Peter Hanson, English/Sierra Leone/Dutch actor (Darling How Could You)
  • 1964 Raymond Libregts, soccer player (MVV)
  • 1964 Gary McAllister, Scottish footballer
  • 1964 Tim Royes, English-American music video director, born in London (d. 2007)
  • 1965 Dmitri Mironov, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins, Anaheim), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1966 Craig Veasey, NFL defensive tackle/defensive end (Houston Oilers)
  • 1966 Javier Frana, Rafaela Argentina, tennis star
  • 1966 Sandy Corn, model/Penthouse Pet (March, 1991)
  • 1967 Kathleen Franey, American 1.5km runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1967 Jason Thirsk, American punk rock bassist (Pennywise), born in Hermosa, California (d. 1996)
  • 1968 Corey Widmer, NFL linebacker (NY Giants), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1968 Don Silvestri, NFL/WLAF kicker (NY Jets, London Monarchs), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1968 Helena Christensen, Danish model & photographer (Inferno), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1968 Jim Dowd, American NHL center (Vancouver Canucks), born in Brick Township, New Jersey
  • 1968 Scott Bullett, American baseball outfielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Martinsburg, West Virginia
  • 1969 Bernhard Jr., Prince of Netherlands, born in Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • 1970 Ghalid Salamat, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in the Netherlands
  • 1970 Stu Barnes, Canadian NHL center (Florida Panthers), born in Spruce Grove, Canada
  • 1971 Noel Hogan, Irish musician (Cranberries), born in Moyross, Ireland


1971 Dido [Florian O'Malley Armstrong], English pop singer (No Angel; Eminem's "Stan"), born in London, England

  • 1972 Fantasia [Tonya Manley], American dancer & actress (Pump it Up), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1972 Josh Freese, American session and touring rock drummer(Devo; Sting; Nine Inch Nails; Kelly Clarkson), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1973 Robbie Elliott, English footballer, born in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
  • 1973 Chris Harris, American professional wrestler, born in Kentucky
  • 1973 Alexandre Trudeau, Canadian journalist, born in Ottawa, Canada
  • 1974 Chris Naeole, American football coach (New Orleans Saints), born in Kailua, Hawaii
  • 1974 Nagma [Nandita Arvind Morarji], Indian actress, born in Mumbai
  • 1975 Marcus Trescothick, English cricketer, born in Keynsham, United Kingdom
  • 1975 Hideki Okajima, Japanese baseball player, born in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
  • 1975 Rob Mariano, American reality show contestant, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1975 Pardis Sabeti, Iranian-American biologist and geneticist, born in Tehran, Iran
  • 1976 Scott Vermillion, American soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in Independence, Missouri
  • 1976 Tuomas Holopainen, Finnish rock keyboardist and songwriter (Nightwish), born in Kitee, Finland
  • 1976 Armin van Buuren, Dutch DJ & producer, born in Leiden, Netherlands
  • 1977 Jim Greco, American skateboarder, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1977 Uhm Ji-won, South Korean actress, born in Daegu, South Korea
  • 1977 Israel Vasquez, Current WBC Super bantamweight champion, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1978 Simon Jones, English cricketer, born in Morriston, United Kingdom
  • 1978 Jeremy Strong, American actor (Succession), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1980 Locó [Manuel Armindo Morais Cange], Angolan footballer, born in Luanda, Angola
  • 1980 Marcus Trufant, American football player (Seattle Seahawks), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1980 Reika Hashimoto, Japanese actress, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1980 Laura Sadler, British actress, born in Ascot, United Kingdom (d. 2003)
  • 1981 Katie Wright, American actress, born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1981 Willy Taveras, Dominican baseball player, born in Tenares, Dominican Republic
  • 1981 Meena Lee, South Korean golfer (Canadian Open 2005), born in Jeonju, South Korea
  • 1982 Shawn Andrews, American football player, born in Littleton, Massachusetts
  • 1982 Rob Edwards, English-born Welsh footballer, born in Madeley, United Kingdom
  • 1982 Shystie [Chanel Cali], British rapper-songwriter, born in London Borough of Hackney, United Kingdom
  • 1984 Alastair Cook, English cricketer
  • 1984 Georgia Moffett, British actress, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1984 Jessica Origliasso, Australian singer-songwriter and actress (The Veronicas), born in Albany Creek, Queensland, Australia
  • 1984 Lisa Origliasso, Australian singer-songwriter and actress (The Veronicas), born in Albany Creek, Queensland, Australia
  • 1985 Perdita Weeks, British actress, born in Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • 1986 Doug Loft, English footballer, born in Maidstone, United Kingdom
  • 1988 Eric Gordon, American basketball guard (NBA 6th Man of the Year, NBA 3-Point Contest champion 2017; Houston Rockets), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Adut Akech

1999 Adut Akech, South Sudanese-Australian model, born in Sudan