On This Day

Famous Birthdays on January 22 (Part 2)

  • 1965 Ray Mayhew, English new wave rock drummer (Sigue Sigue Sputnik, 1985-89 - "Love Missile F-111"), born in Southampton, United Kingdom
  • 1965 Steven Adler [Michael Coletti], American rock drummer and songwriter (Guns & Roses, 1985-90), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1965 Brian McCardie, Scottish actor, born in Bellshill, United Kingdom
  • 1965 Chintara Sukapatana, Thai actress, born in Phra Pradaeng District, Thailand
  • 1966 Carlton Haselrig, American football guard (Pro Bowl 1992; Pittsburgh Steelers) and wrestler (6 x NCAA titles; Pitt-Johnstown), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • 1966 Nishantha Ranatunga, Sri Lankan cricketer (bro of Arjuna Sri Lankan ODI allrounder), born in Gampaha, Sri Lanka
  • 1967 Manabu Nakanishi, Japanese wrestler (NJPW), born in Kyoto, Japan
  • 1967 Nicholas Gillingham, British swimmer (world record 200m freestyle), born in Walsall, England
  • 1967 Ecaterina Szabo, Romanian gymnast, born in Zagon, Romania
  • 1968 Brian Jones, American sports radio and television host and former NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1968 Mauricio Serna, Colombian retired footballer (Colombia national team 1993-2001), born in Medellín, Colombia
  • 1968 Heath [Hiroshi Morie], Japanese musician, singer and songwriter (X Japan), born in Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan
  • 1968 Frank Lebœuf, French actor, sports commentator and former footballer (1998 FIFA World Cup), born in Marseille, France
  • 1969 Olivia d'Abo, English-American actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy), born in London, England
  • 1969 Keith Gordon, American baseball outfielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1969 Shelley Sandie, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1988, 96), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1969 Vinnie Clark, American NFL cornerback (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1970 Brian Gaskill, American actor (David Michaels-Models Inc, Bob-All My Children), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1970 Abraham Olano, Spanish cyclist, born in Anoeta, Spain
  • 1970 Alex Ross, American comic book painter (Marvels, Kingdom Come), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1971 Bucky Brooks, American NFL wide receiver & sportswriter (Sports Illustrated; NFL Network and NFL.com), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1971 Stan Collymore, English football player, born in Stone, United Kingdom
  • 1972 Steve Scifres, American football offensive lineman (Dallas Cowboys), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 1972 Toddrick McIntosh, American NFL defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Tallahassee, Florida (d. 2014)
  • 1972 Gabriel Macht, American actor (Suits), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1972 Romi Paku, Japanese seiyu (voice actress), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1972 Gonzalo Rodríguez, Uruguayan racing driver, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 1999)
  • 1973 Deon Minor, American 400m runner, born in Paris, Texas
  • 1973 Reggie Barlow, American football wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1973 Rogerio Ceni, Brazilian footballer, born in Paraná, Brazil
  • 1974 Stephanie Rottier, Dutch tennis player (1995 semi Prague), born in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
  • 1975 Felipe Giaffone, Brazilian racing driver, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1975 James Murray, British actor (Cucumber, Medici: Masters of Florence), born in Manchester, England
  • 1976 Balthazar Getty, American actor (Young Guns 2, Lord of the Flies), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1976 James Dearth, American football player, born in Fort Ord National Monument, California
  • 1977 Hidetoshi Nakata, Japanese footballer, born in Kofu, Japan
  • 1977 Jono Gibbes, New Zealand rugby union flanker (8 caps; Chiefs) and coach (Ulster, La Rochelle), born in Henderson, New Zealand
  • 1978 Chone Figgins, American baseball player, born in Leary, Georgia
  • 1980 Subhash Ram Prajapati, Nepalese writer, born in Bhaktapur, Nepal
  • 1980 Jake Grove, American football player, born in Johnson City, Tennessee
  • 1980 Christopher Masterson, American actor, born in Long Island, New York
  • 1980 Ben Moody, American guitarist (Evanescence), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 1980 Jonathan Woodgate, English footballer, born in Nunthorpe, United Kingdom
  • 1980 Elizabeth "Lizz" Wright, American jazz and gospel singer, born in Hahira, Georgia
  • 1980 Lizz Wright, American jazz and gospel vocalist (Dreaming Wide Awake), born in Hahira, Georgia
  • 1981 Ibrahima Sonko, French footballer, born in Bignona, Senegal
  • 1981 Willa Ford [Amanda Lee Williford], American pop singer, and actress, born in Ruskin, Florida
  • 1981 Beverley Mitchell, American actress, born in Arcadia, California
  • 1982 Kevin Sheridan, American actor (Soul Man), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1982 Fabricio Coloccini, Argentine footballer, born in Córdoba, Argentina
  • 1982 Jason Peters, American football player, born in Queen City, Texas
  • 1983 Shaun Cody, American football player, born in Whittier, California
  • 1983 Robert Steinhäuser, German perpetrator of the Erfurt massacre (d. 2002)
  • 1984 Raica Oliveira, Brazilian supermodel, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1984 Maceo Rigters, Dutch footballer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1984 Ben Eager, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Ottawa, Canada
  • 1984 Leon Powe, American basketball player, born in Oakland, California
  • 1985 Mohamed Sissoko, Malian footballer, born in Mont-Saint-Aignan, France
  • 1986 Lee Pa-ni, South Korean model, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1986 Daniel Wayne Smith, American actor & reality television personality (d. 2006)
  • 1987 Astrid Jacobsen, Norwegian cross-country skier, born in Trondheim, Norway
  • 1987 Shane Long, Irish soccer striker (fastest EPL goal 7.69s 2019), born in Gortnahoe, Republic of Ireland
  • 1988 Greg Oden, American basketball player, born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1993 Netta Barzilai, Israeli singer (Eurovision song contest winner 2018), born in Hod HaSharon, Israel
  • 1998 Silentó [Ricky Hawk] American rapper "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)", born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 2179 Hikaru Walter Sulu, Fictional Star Trek character, born in San Francisco, California