On This Day

Famous Birthdays on February 26 (Part 2)

  • 1970 Meeno Peluce, Dutch actor (Bad News Bears), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1970 Sasha Danilovic, Serbian NBA guard (Miami Heat), born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 1971 Erykah Badu [Erica Abi Wright], American singer-songwriter, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971 Rick Lyle, American football defensive end (NY Jets), born in Monroe, Louisiana
  • 1971 Max Martin, Swedish composer & producer, born in Stenhamra, Sweden
  • 1971 Hélène Ségara, French singer, born in Six-Fours-les-Plages, France
  • 1972 Clint McDaniel, American NBA guard (Sacramento Kings), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1972 Scott Turner, American politician & NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins), born in Richardson, Texas
  • 1973 Jenny Thompson, American 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Danvers, Massachusetts
  • 1973 Marshall Faulk, American NFL running back (Indianapolis Colts), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1973 Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Norwegian football player & manager, born in Kristiansund, Norway
  • 1974 Sébastien Loeb, French rally driver, born in Haguenau, France
  • 1975 Mike Wilson, Canadian NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres), born in Brampton, Canada
  • 1976 Nikolaos Siranidis, Greek diver, born in Athens, Greece
  • 1976 Chad Urmston, American musician, born in Sherborn, Massachusetts
  • 1977 Tim Thomas, American NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Paterson, New Jersey

  • 1977 Greg Rikaart, American actor, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1977 Josh Towers, American baseball pitcher, born in Port Hueneme, California
  • 1977 Shane Williams MBE, Welsh rugby scrum half (87 caps Wales, 4 British & Irish Lions; Neath, Ospreys), born in Morriston, Swansea, Wales
  • 1977 James Wan, Malaysian-Australian film director (Saw, The Conjuring), born in Kuching, Malaysia
  • 1978 Abdoulaye Diagne-Faye, Senegalese footballer, born in Dakar, Senegal
  • 1978 Marc Hynes, British racing driver, born in Guildford, United Kingdom
  • 1978 John Tartaglia, Broadway performer & "Muppeteer", born in Maple Shade, New Jersey
  • 1979 Mariano Bainotti, Argentine racing driver, born in San Basilio, Argentina
  • 1979 Pedro Mendes, Portuguese footballer, born in Guimarães, Portugal
  • 1979 Corinne Bailey Rae, English singer, born in Leeds, United Kingdom
  • 1979 Shalim Ortiz, Puerto Rican singer & actor, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 1980 Alex Fong, Hong Kong singer, born in British Hong Kong
  • 1980 Gary Majewski, Major League Baseball player, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1981 Kertus Davis, American auto racer (competition director NASCAR team JD Motorsports), born in Gaffney, South Carolina
  • 1981 Johnathan Wendel, American professional video gamer, born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • 1982 Song Hye Kyo, South Korean model & actress, born in Daegu, South Korea
  • 1982 Katherine Hull Kirk, Australian golfer (British Open 2010 runner-up; 3 LPGA Tour titles), born in Brisbane, Queensland

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1982 Li Na, Chinese tennis player (French Open 2011, Australian Open 2014), born in Wuhan, China

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  • 1983 Kara Monaco, American model, born in Lakeland, Florida
  • 1984 Emmanuel Adebayor, Togolese footballer, born in Lomé, Togo
  • 1984 Natalia Lafourcade, Mexican singer, born in Mexico City
  • 1985 Ally Hilfiger, American actress & daughter of Tommy Hilfiger, born in New York City
  • 1986 Makelele, Brazilian footballer, born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • 1986 Crystal Kay, Japanese singer, born in Yokohama, Japan
  • 1986 Teresa Palmer, Australian model & actress, born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1987 Juliet Simms, American singer & songwriter (Automatic Loveletter), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1993 Taylor Dooley, American actress (The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • 1994 Creason Carbo Moss, daughter of American actor Ronn Moss