On This Day

Famous Birthdays on January 29 (Part 2)

  • 1968 Susi Erdmann, German bobsledder & luger, born in Blankenburg, Germany
  • 1968 Sora Jung, Korean actress, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1969 Flora Perfetti, Italian tennis player (1995 Futures-Reims-FRA), born in Faenza, Italy
  • 1969 Karen Fonteyne, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1969 Robert Young, American football player (St Louis Rams), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1969 Hyde [Hideto Takarai], Japanese singer, born in Wakayama
  • 1970 Heather Graham, American actress (Drugstore Cowboy, Diggstown), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1970 Scott Davis, American football guard (Atlanta Falcons), born in Glenwood, Iowa
  • 1970 Jörg Hoffmann, German swimmer, born in Schwedt an der Oder, Germany
  • 1970 Paul Ryan, American politician (R-Wisconsin) & Speaker of the House (2015-2018), born in Janesville, Wisconsin
  • 1971 Jamal Fountaine, American NFL defensive end (SF 49ers, Atlanta Falcons), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1972 Hessley Hempstead, American NFL guard (Detroit Lions), born in Upland, California
  • 1972 Scott Davis, American figure skater (Olympics 1994), born in Great Falls, Montana
  • 1972 Simon Cook, English cricketer (Victorian pace bowler joined NSW 1995-96), born in Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 1973 Darnell Stephens, American NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1973 Jason Schmidt, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 2003, 04, 06; Pittsburgh Pirates, SF Giants), born in Lewiston, Idaho

  • 1974 David LaFleur, American football tight end (Dallas Cowboys), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • 1974 Jeff Mitchell, American football corner (Baltimore Ravens), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1975 Kelly Packard, American actress (Tiffani Smith-California Dreams), born in Glendale, California
  • 1975 Sara Gilbert, American actress (Darlene Conner-Roseanne), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1976 Ilmira Shamsutdinova, Russian-Soviet model, born in Saratov, Russia
  • 1976 Charles Divins, American model & actor, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1977 Justin Hartley, American actor (Smallville, This Us), born in Knoxville, Illinois
  • 1978 Martin Schmitt, German ski jumper, born in Villingen-Schwenningen, West Germany
  • 1978 Rob Bironas, American football player, born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1979 Andrew Keegan, American actor (Step by Step, Party of Five), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1979 April Scott, American actress & model, born in Campbell, Missouri
  • 1979 Sui Feifei, Chinese basketball player, born in Qingdao, China
  • 1979 Christina Koch, American NASA astronaut (Soyuz MS-12), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1980 Jason James Richter, American actor (Free Willy), born in Medford, Oregon
  • 1980 Yael Bar-Zohar, Israeli actress & model, born in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
  • 1980 Ivan Klasnić, Croatian football player, born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1981 Jonny Lang, American blues musician, born in Fargo, North Dakota
  • 1981 Álex Ubago, Spanish musician, born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
  • 1981 Darío Lopilato, Argentine actor, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1982 Heidi Mueller, American actress (Passions), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

  • 1982 Adam Lambert, American singer-songwriter (For Your Entertainment, Trespassing), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1983 Nedžad Sinanović, Bosnian basketball player, born in Zavidovići, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 1985 Isabel Lucas, Australian actress, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1985 Marc Gasol, Spanish basketball player, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • 1986 Mark Howard, English football player, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1986 Simon Vukčević, Montenegrin football player, born in Podgorica, Montenegro
  • 1986 Chris Bourque, American ice hockey player, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1986 Drew Tyler Bell, American actor, born in Indiana
  • 1987 Spencer Clark, American race car driver, born in Las Vegas, Nevada (d. 2006)
  • 1987 Matthew Wilson, English world rally driver, born in Cockermouth, United Kingdom
  • 1988 Stephanie Gilmore, Australian surfer (World Champion 2007-10, 12, 14, 18), born in Murwillumbah, New South Wales
  • 1991 Hugh Grosvenor, Earl Grosvenor, Son of the Duke of Westminster, born in Westminster, London
  • 1993 Michelle Larcher De Brito, Portuguese tennis player, born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • 1993 Kyary Pamyu Pamyu [Kiriko Takemura], Japanese singer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1996 Megan Jossa, English actress, born in Eltham, London