Famous Birthdays on January 26 (Part 2)

  • 1964 Susannah Melvoin, American songwriter and vocalist (The Revolution), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964 Wendy Melvoin, American Emmy Award-winning songwriter and guitarist (Wendy & Lisa - "Nurse Jackie Theme"; The Revolution, 1980-86), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965 Allison Hossack, Canadian actress (Olivia-Another World), born in Steinbach, Canada
  • 1965 Kevin McCarthy, American politician (Rep-R-California 2007-), born in Bakersfield, California
  • 1965 Natalia Yurchenko, Russian gymnast, (World C'ship gold USSR team, all-round 1983, team 1985), born in Norilsk, Russia
  • 1965 Thomas Östros, Swedish politician, born in Malmberget, Sweden
  • 1967 Pradip Somasundaran, Indian playback singer, born in Thrissur, India
  • 1968 Chris Pringle, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (14 Tests, 30 wickets, BB 7/52; 64 ODIs, 103 wickets; Auckland CA), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1968 Eric Davis, American football cornerback (Pro Bowl 1995, 96; All-Pro 1995–97; Super Bowl 1994 SF 49ers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968 Ravi Teja, Indian film actor, born in Jaggampeta, India
  • 1970 Kirk Franklin, American gospel singer, choir director, and 16 time Grammy Award-winner, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1971 Benjamin Jaffe, American jazz tuba and double bass player, creative director (Preservation Hall Jazz Band), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1971 Bryan Callen, American actor, born in Manila, Philippines
  • 1971 Dorian Gregory, American actor, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1973 Mayu Shinjo, Japanese mangaka, born in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan
  • 1974 Rokia Traoré, Bambara-Mali-French Afro-beat and folk singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Tchamantché; Né So), and arts patron (Foundation Passerelle), born in Kolokani, Mali
  • 1974 Shannon Hale, American author, born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1976 Frankie Rayder, American model, born in River Falls, Wisconsin,
  • 1976 Willie Adler, American rock guitar player (Lamb Of God), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1977 Justin Gimelstob, American tennis player (Australian Open, French Open mixed doubles 1998; Hopman Cup 1997), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • 1977 Leandro Fresco, Argentine ambient-electronic musician, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1977 Vince Carter, American basketball forward (8 x NBA All Star; NBA Rookie of the Year 1999, Toronto Raptors; Olympic gold 2000), born in Daytona Beach, Florida
  • 1978 Corina Morariu, American tennis player (Wimbledon doubles 1999; Australian Open mixed doubles 2001), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1978 Kelly Stables, American actress, born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1979 Sara Rue, American actress, born in New York
  • 1981 Gustavo Dudamel, Venezuelan Spanish conductor (Los Angeles Philharmonic), born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela
  • 1984 Layla Kayleigh, British television personality, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1984 Luo Xuejuan, Chinese swimmer (Olympic gold women's 100m breaststroke 2004; World C'ship gold x 5), born in Hangzhou, China
  • 1986 Gerald Green, American basketball guard (NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion 2007, Minnesota Timberwolves; Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1986 Kizzmekia Corbett, American viral immunologist (US Vaccine Research Center, developed the Moderna COVID vaccine), born in Hurdle Mills, North Carolina
  • 1986 Matt Heafy, American-Japanese musician (Trivium), born in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
  • 1986 Shantelle Taylor, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Toronto, Canada
  • 1987 Vladimir Garin, Russian actor, born in Sosnovo, Russia (d. 2003)
  • 1988 Mia Rose, British-Portuguese pop singer, born in Wimbledon, London
  • 1990 Christopher Massey, American actor, born in Atlanta, Georgia

Peter SaganPeter Sagan (33 years old)

1990 Slovakian professional cyclist (World Road Champion 2016), born in Žilina, Slovakia

Cameron BrightCameron Bright (30 years old)

1993 Canadian actor (The Twilight Saga: X-Men), born in Victoria, British Columbia

Joseph QuinnJoseph Quinn (29 years old)

1994 British actor (Stranger Things), born in London, England

  • 1996 [Lindzi James] Tyger Drew-Honey, English actor (Outnumbered), born in Epsom, Surrey
  • 1997 Pasaye, twin born 92 days after his brother (Oct 26), born in Palatine, Illinois
  • 1998 Moonbin [Moon Bin], South Korean K-pop singer and actor, born in Cheongju, Chungbuk, South Korea (d. 2023)
  • 2003 Robby Novak [Kid President], American internet personality (YouTube), born in Henderson, Tennessee
  • 2009 Suleman octuplets born to Nadya Suleman in Bellflower, California - longest ever octuplet survival