Famous Birthdays on February 20 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 295 of 295

  • 1954 Jon Brant, American rock bassist (Cheap Trick, 1981-87), born in Chicago, Illinois

Patty HearstPatty Hearst (69 years old)

1954 American kidnap victim (Symbionese Liberation Army), convicted bank robber (later pardoned on grounds of coercion by her captors), writer, actress, and philanthropist, born in San Francisco, California

  • 1954 Tom Whitlock, American Academy Award-winning lyricist songwriter (“Take My Breath Away”, “Danger Zone”), born in Springfield, Missouri (d. 2023)
  • 1954 Vasili Vasilyevich Tsibliyev, Russian colonel and cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-17, TM-25), born in Orekhovka, Crimea, USSR
  • 1955 Karmella Tsepkolenko, Ukrainian classical composer (Parallels), music promoter (Two Days and Two Nights Festival), and author (Artistic Games), born in Odessa, Ukraine
  • 1955 Néstor Montelongo, Uruguayan soccer utility (36 caps; Montevideo Wanderers, Peñarol, Nacional, Racing), born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 2021)
  • 1956 Charles Cummins, Clintwood Va, 3rd of 5 siblings born on 2/20
  • 1956 Charlie Adler, American voice actor (Tiny Toon Adventures) ,born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1957 Glen Hanlon, CanadianNHL ice hockey goalie, 1977-91 (Vancouver Canucks, Detroit Red Wings, and 2 other teams), and coach 2003-08 (Washington Capitals), born in Brandon, Manitoba
  • 1958 James Wilby, British stage and screen actor (Howards End; Maurice), born in Rangoon, Burma
  • 1959 Bill Gullickson, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1979-94 (Montreal Expos, Detroit Tigers, and 2 other teams), born in Marshall, Minnesota
  • 1959 Scott Brayton, American auto racer (4 x top 10 finishes Indianapolis 500; 2 x pole), born in Coldwater, Michigan (d. 1996)
  • 1960 Cecilia Chailly, Italian harpist, contemporary classical and new age composer, singer, and novelist, born in Milan, Italy
  • 1960 Joel Hodgson, American comedian (Mystery Science Theater 3000), born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin
  • 1960 Kee Marcello [Kjell Hilding Löfbom], Swedish rock guitarist (Europe - Final Countdown; Easy Action), born in Ludvika, Sweden
  • 1961 Claudia Cummins, Clintwood Va, 4th of 5 siblings born on 2/20
  • 1961 Imogen Stubbs, actress (Summer Story), born in Rothbury, England
  • 1961 Steve Lundquist, US swimmer (Olympics 2 gold-1984)
  • 1962 Adam Schreiber, NFL center/guard (Atlanta Falcons, NY Giants)
  • 1962 Joel Ellis, American glam-metal singer (Cats In Boots; Heavy Bones)
  • 1962 Kenn Nesbitt, American children's author
  • 1962 Ria Coyne, American comedienne (Betsy-Batman Forever), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania

Charles BarkleyCharles Barkley (60 years old)

1963 American basketball forward (NBA MVP 1993, 11-time All Star, Olympic gold 1996), born in Leeds, Alabama

  • 1963 Darek Oleszkiewicz [formerly known as Oles], Polish jazz bassist, composer (Los Angeles Jazz Quartet), and educator, born in Wrocław, Poland
  • 1963 Ian Brown, British rock singer and musician (Stone Roses - "Love Spreads"; "Fools Gold"), born in Warrington, England
  • 1963 Jon Lynn Christensen, former Nebraska Congressman
  • 1963 Marilisa Xenogiannakopoulou, Greek politician
  • 1964 French Stewart, American actor (Harry Solomon-3rd Rock From the Sun), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1964 Jeff Maggert, American golfer (US Senior Open, Tradition 2015), born in Columbia Missouri
  • 1964 Rodney Rowland, American actor
  • 1964 Terry Ilous, French rock vocalist (Great White, 2010-18; XYZ; The Vagabonds), born in Lyon, France
  • 1965 Federica Moro, Carate Brianza Italy, Miss Italy (1982)
  • 1966 Britt Hager, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos, St Louis Rams), born in Odessa, Texas
  • 1966 Cecilia Cummins, Clintwood Va, 5th of 5 siblings born on 2/20

Cindy CrawfordCindy Crawford (57 years old)

1966 American supermodel (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit), born in DeKalb, Illinois

  • 1966 Dennis Allen Mitchell, Cherry Point NC, 100m/200m (Olympic silver 1996)
  • 1966 Derek Lilliquist, American baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians, Atl Braves)
  • 1967 Andrew Shue, American actor (Melrose Place)
  • 1967 Broderick Thomas, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Minn, Cowboys)
  • 1967 Kath Soucie, American voice actress (Rugrats, The Real Ghostbusters, Sonic the Hedgehog), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Kurt CobainKurt Cobain (1967-1994)

American grunge rocker (Nirvana - "Smells Like Teen Spirit"), born in Aberdeen, Washington

  • 1967 Kurt Knudsen, American baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • 1967 Lili Taylor, actress (Ransom, Short Cuts)
  • 1967 Tom Waddle, NFL player (Chicago Bears/Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1968 Ted Hankey, English darts player (BDO World Champion 2000, 09), born in Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • 1969 Gedo, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1969 Jason Blum, American producer, founder and CEO of Blumhouse Productions (Whiplash, The Reader, Split), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969 Siniša Mihajlović, Serbian soccer defender (63 caps Yugoslavia; RS Belgrade, Roma, Sampdoria, Lazio) and manager (Serbia, Bologna, Fiorentina, Sampdoria, AC Milan, Torino), born in Vukovar, Croatia (d. 2022)
  • 1969 Vaginal Davis, American drag queen, author and performance artist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970 Bryan Robinson, defensive end (St Louis Rams)
  • 1970 Cheyenne Brando, Papeete Tahiti, daughter of Marlon
  • 1970 Jeff Robinson, NFL defensive end (Denver Broncos, St Louis Rams)
  • 1971 Jari Litmanen, soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1971 Joost van der Westhuizen, South African rugby union halfback (89 Tests; Bulls), born in Pretoria, South Africa (d. 2017)
  • 1971 Shalanda Burt, US murderess
  • 1971 Shawn McKenzie, American programmer
  • 1972 k-os [Kevin Brereton], Canadian rapper, songwriter, and musician, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1974 Katerina Kroupova, Olomouc Czech, tennis star (1994 Futures-Sofia-BUL)
  • 1974 Ophelie Winter, French actress
  • 1975 Brendan Witt, Humboldt, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
  • 1975 Brian Littrell, American pop (Backstreet Boys), and Christian music singer, born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1975 Ismael Kirui, Marakwet Kenya, 5k runner
  • 1975 Liván Hernández, Cuban baseball player
  • 1976 Ed Graham, British drummer (The Darkness, 2000-14), born in Great Yarmouth, England
  • 1976 Fulvia di Domenico, Italian jazz and world music singer-songwriter, born in Rome, Italy
  • 1976 Gail Kim, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1976 Rohan Gavaskar, Indian cricket batsman (11 ODIs; son of Sunil Gavaskar), born in Kanpur, India
  • 1977 Amal Hijazi, Lebanese pop singer (Zaman), born in Kfarfila, Lebanon
  • 1977 Bartosz Kizierowski, Polish swimmer
  • 1977 Stephon Marbury, American NBA basketball guard, 1996-2009 (Minnesota Timberwolves, New York Knicks and 3 other teams), Chinese Basketball Association player, 2010-18, and coach, 2019-present, born in Coney Island, NYC
  • 1977 T.J. Slaughter, American football player
  • 1978 (Javier) "Jay" Hernandez, American actor (Crazy/Beautiful; Magnum PI), born in Montebello, California
  • 1978 Chelsea Peretti, American comedian and actress (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Oakland, California
  • 1978 Jakki Degg, English glamour model/actress
  • 1978 Julia Jentsch, German actress
  • 1978 Lauren Ambrose, American actress
  • 1980 Artur Boruc, Polish footballer
  • 1980 Imanol Harinordoquy, French rugby union footballer
  • 1981 Adrián Lamo, American threat analyst and hacker (NYT, Yahoo!, Microsoft) who reported Chelsea Manning to the FBI, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2018)
  • 1981 Chris Thile, American folk and progressive bluegrass mandolin player, songwriter (Nickel Creek; Punch Brothers), and broadcaster (Live From Here), born in Oceanside, California
  • 1981 Tony Hibbert, English footballer
  • 1982 Jason Hirsh, American baseball player
  • 1983 Justin Verlander, American baseball player (Houston Astros), born in Manakin-Sabot, Virginia
  • 1984 Johannes "Jo" Alisch, German classical cellist, and jazz bassist, born in Mannheim, Germany

Trevor NoahTrevor Noah (39 years old)

1984 South African comedian, actor and TV host (The Daily Show, 2015-22), born in Johannesburg, South Africa

  • 1985 Julia Volkova, Russian pop singer (t.A.T.u. -single, "All the Things She Said"), born in Moscow
  • 1985 Ryan Sweeney, American baseball player

RihannaRihanna (35 years old)

1988 Barbadian R&B and pop singer-songwriter ("Umbrella"; "Only Girl (In The World)"; "We Found Love"; "Diamonds"), born in Saint Michael, Barbados

  • 1989 Melanie Leishman, Canadian actress
  • 1991 Sally Rooney, Irish writer (Normal People), born in Castlebar, Ireland
  • 1994 Brigid Kosgei, Kenyan athlete (marathon world record 2019; Chicago Marathon 2018-9, London Marathon 2019), born in Kenya
  • 1996 Mabel [McVey], English pop singer-songwriter ("Finders Keepers"), born in Málaga, Spain
  • 2000 Kristóf Milák, Hungarian swimmer (Olympic gold men's 200m butterfly, silver 100m butterfly 2020; World C'ship gold 200m butterfly 2019 WR 1:50.73), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 2003 Atthaya Thitikul, Thai golfer (youngest female winner in pro event), born in Ratchaburi, Thailand

Olivia RodrigoOlivia Rodrigo (20 years old)

2003 American actress and singer-songwriter ("Driver's License"), born in Temecula, California