On This Day

Famous Birthdays on January 26 (Part 2)

  • 1964 Cathy Podewell, American actress (Cally Harper Ewing-Dallas), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1964 Paul Johansson, American actor, born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1964 Susannah Melvoin, American songwriter and vocalist (The Revolution), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1965 Kevin McCarthy, American politician (Rep-R-California 2007-), born in Bakersfield, California
  • 1965 Allison Hossack, Canadian actress (Olivia-Another World), born in Steinbach, Canada
  • 1965 Lou Frazier, American baseball outfielder (Montreal Expos), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1965 Tim McDonald, American football safety (San Francisco 49ers), born in Fresno, California
  • 1965 Natalia Yurchenko, Soviet gymnast, born in Norilsk, Russia
  • 1965 Thomas Östros, Swedish politician, born in Malmberget, Sweden
  • 1967 Jeff Branson, American baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Waynesboro, Mississippi
  • 1967 Tim Pugh, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds, KC Royals), born in Lake Tahoe, California
  • 1967 Pradip Somasundaran, Indian playback singer, born in Thrissur, India
  • 1968 Eric Davis, American NFL cornerback (SF 49ers, Carolina Panthers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1968 Reggie Jordan, American NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1968 Chris Pringle, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (14 Tests; 64 ODI), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1968 Ravi Teja, Indian film actor, born in Jaggampeta, India
  • 1970 Dan Carlson, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1970 Dean Malkoc, Canadian NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1970 Ronald Moore, American NFL running back (NY Jets, St Louis Rams, Arizona Cardinals), born in Chowchilla, California
  • 1970 Kirk Franklin, American gospel singer, choir director, and 16 time Grammy Award winner, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1971 Min Tang, Chinese tennis player (1995 Futures-Canberra AUS), born in Hunan, China
  • 1971 Bryan Callen, American actor, born in Manila, Philippines
  • 1971 Dorian Gregory, American actor, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1971 Benjamin Jaffe, American jazz tuba and double bass player, creative director (Preservation Hall Jazz Band), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1972 Harrison Houston, NFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears)
  • 1973 Tony Ramirez, American football tackle (Detroit Lions), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1973 Mayu Shinjo, Japanese mangaka, born in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan
  • 1974 Shannon Hale, American author, born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1974 Rokia Traoré, Bambara Afro-beat and folk singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Tchamantché), born in Kolokani, Mali
  • 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 (1994 doubles USTA Bakersfield), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • 1977 Vince Carter [Vinsanity], American basketball player who famously made "Le dunk de la mort" (the Dunk of Death), born in Daytona Beach, Florida
  • 1977 Leandro Fresco, Argentine ambient-electronic musician, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1978 Estéban Germán, Dominican baseball player, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1978 Corina Morariu, American tennis player, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1978 Kelly Stables, American actress, born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1979 Sara Rue, American actress, born in New York
  • 1981 Juan Jose Haedo, Argentinian cyclist, born in Chascomús, Argentina
  • 1981 Gustavo Dudamel, Venezuelan Spanish conductor (Los Angeles Philharmonic), born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela
  • 1984 Iain Turner, Scottish footballer, born in Stirling, United Kingdom
  • 1984 Luo Xuejuan, Chinese swimmer, born in Hangzhou, China
  • 1984 Layla Kayleigh, British television personality, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1986 Gerald Green, American basketball player, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1986 Matt Heafy, American-Japanese musician (Trivium), born in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
  • 1986 Shantelle Taylor, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Toronto, Canada
  • 1986 Kizzmekia Corbett, American viral immunologist (US Vaccine Research Center, developed the Moderna COVID vaccine), born in Hurdle Mills, North Carolina
  • 1987 Vladimir Garin, Russian actor, born in Sosnovo, Russia (d. 2003)
  • 1988 Mia Rose, British-Portuguese pop singer, born in Wimbledon, London
  • 1989 Emily Hughes, American figure skater, born in Great Neck, New York
  • 1990 Christopher Massey, American actor, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1990 Peter Sagan, Slovakian professional cyclist (World Road Champion 2016), born in Žilina, Slovakia

Cameron Bright

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

  • 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
  • 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