On This Day

Famous Birthdays on July 18 (Part 2)

Vin Diesel

1967 Vin Diesel [Mark Sinclair], American actor (The Fast and the Furious), born in Alameda County, California

  • 1969 Masanori Murakawa, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1969 Elizabeth Gilbert, American author (Eat Pray, Love), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1970 Patrick Dancy, TV rocker (Guys Next Door - "I've Been Waiting For You"), born on Long Island, New York
  • 1971 Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway, American basketball guard (NBA All-Star 1995–98; All-NBA First Team 1995, 96; Olympic gold 1996; Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, NY Knicks), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1971 Sarah McLeod, New Zealand actress
  • 1972 Bernard Williams, NFL tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1972 Bruce Walker, NFL nose tackle (NE Patriots)
  • 1974 Derek Anderson, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • 1974 Alan Morrison, British poet
  • 1975 Torii Hunter, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 2002, 07, 09, 10, 13; Gold Glove Award 2001–09; Minnesota Twins, LA Angels of Anaheim, Detroit Tigers), born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas
  • 1975 Daron Malakian, American rock guitarist (System of a Down; Scars on Broadway), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1975 M.I.A [Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam], British-Sri Lankan rapper ("Paper Planes"; "Sunshowers"), born in London, England
  • 1976 Elsa Pataky, Spanish actress
  • 1977 Dylan Lane, American television host
  • 1977 Alfian bin Sa'at, Singaporean writer, poet and playwright
  • 1978 Shane Horgan, Irish rugby player
  • 1978 Ben Sheets, American baseball player
  • 1978 Mélissa Theuriau, French newscaster
  • 1978 Verónica Romeo [Sotoca], Spanish pop singer, born in Elche, Spain
  • 1979 Rick Baxter, American politician
  • 1979 Jared Hess, American film director and screenwriter
  • 1979 Deion Branch, American football player
  • 1979 Joey Mercury, American professional wrestler
  • 1979 Jermaine Paul, American gospel and R&B singer, winner of "The Voice" (2012), born in Harriman, New York

Kristen Bell

1980 Kristen Bell, American actress (Veronica Mars, Frozen), born in Huntington Woods, Michigan

  • 1980 Ryōko Hirosue, Japanese actress and singer, born in Kōchi, Japan
  • 1982 Panagiotis Lagos, Greek footballer

Priyanka Chopra

1982 Priyanka Chopra, Indian actress, singer and beauty queen (Miss World, 2000), born in Jamshedpur, India

  • 1982 Ryan Cabrera, American singer-songwriter ("Take It All Away"), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1983 Carlos Diogo, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1985 Chace Crawford, American actor
  • 1985 Theo Croker, American jazz trumpeter, composer, producer and vocalist, born in Leesburg, Florida
  • 1988 César Villaluz, Mexican footballer

Canelo Álvarez

1990 Canelo Álvarez, Mexican boxer (multiple weight division world champion), born in Guadalajara, Mexico

  • 1991 Karina Pasian, American-Dominican pop and R&B singer, and pianist, born in New York City
  • 1992 Bishop Briggs, English singer-songwriter (River), born in London, England
  • 1993 Taemin [Lee Tae-min], South Korean pop singer-songwriter, dancer (Shinee - "Sherlock"; solo - "Danger"; Super M), and actor, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1994 Ricardo Dela Corte, Italian test tube baby born to oldest (62) mother