On This Day

Famous Birthdays on March 11 (Part 2)

  • 1971 Jiri Vykoukai, Olomouc CZ, hockey player (Team Czech Rep, Olympic gold 1998)
  • 1971 Martin Rucinsky, Most Cze, NHL left wing (Canadiens, Olympic gold 1998)
  • 1971 Johnny Knoxville, American television personality
  • 1971 Liesbeth Migchelsen, Dutch soccer defender (97 caps; FFC Heike Rheine, SV Fortuna Wormerveer, AZ Alkmaar), born in Harderwijk, Netherlands (d. 2020)
  • 1972 Carl Greenwood, American NFL cornerback (NY Jets), born in Fort Ord, California
  • 1972 Jamal Duff, NFL defensive end (NY Giants, Wash Redskins)
  • 1973 Tony Veland, NFL defensive back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1973 Martin Hiden, Austrian footballer
  • 1974 Billy Granville, linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1974 Bobby Abreu, Venezuelan MLB baseball outfielder, 1996-2014, 2X All-Star (Philadelphia Phillies, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and four other teams), born in Turmero, Aragua, Venezuela
  • 1974 Jon Dalton, the infamous "Jonny Fairplay" from the 7th and 16th season of Survivor
  • 1974 Adam Wakeman, British session and touring rock keyboardist, and songwriter (Black Sabbath; Rick Wakeman; Headspace), and television score composer, born in Windsor, England
  • 1975 Shawn Springs, cornerback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1975 Eric the Midget [Eric S. Lynch], Rodeo, California, American radio personality
  • 1976 Thomas Gravesen, Danish footballer
  • 1977 Andre Nickatina, American rapper
  • 1977 Becky Hammon, American / Russian basketball point guard (WNBA: NY Liberty, SA Stars; Russia Olympics 2008, 12) and coach (first female to coach an NBA team; SA Spurs 2020), born in Rapid City, South Dakota
  • 1978 Didier Drogba, Ivorian football player (Chelsea, Phoenix Rising FC, Ivorian national team), born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast
  • 1978 Albert Luque, Spanish footballer
  • 1978 Christopher Rice, American author (A Density of Souls, The Snow Garden), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1979 Fred Jones, American basketball player
  • 1979 Benji Madden, American guitarist (Good Charlotte)
  • 1979 Joel Madden, American singer (Good Charlotte)
  • 1979 Elton Brand, American NBA basketball player, 1999-2016 (Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, and 3 other teams), and general manager (76ers, 2018-present), born in Cortlandt Manor, New York
  • 1980 Paul Scharner, Austrian footballer
  • 1980 Dan Uggla, American baseball player
  • 1981 David Anders, American actor
  • 1981 Lee Evans, American football player
  • 1981 Russell Lissack, English musician (Bloc Party)
  • 1981 LeToya Luckett, American singer (ex-Destiny's Child)
  • 1981 Paul Wall, American rapper
  • 1982 Hasan Raza, cricketer (Test cricketer at the age of 14)
  • 1982 Brian Anderson, Major League Baseball player

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1982 Thora Birch, American actress (American Beauty, Ghost World), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1982 Lindsey McKeon, American actress
  • 1984 Anna Tsuchiya, Japanese model, actress and singer
  • 1984 Tom James, British rower
  • 1984 Marc-AndrĂ© Grondin, Canadian actor
  • 1985 Derek Schouman, American football player
  • 1985 Nikolai Topor-Stanley, Australian soccer player
  • 1987 Marc-Andre Gragnani, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1987 Tomethy Furse, British bassist (The Horrors)
  • 1989 Anton Yelchin, Russian-born American actor (Star Trek), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union (d. 2016)
  • 1993 Jodie Comer, English actress (Killing Eve), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1993 Anthony Davis, American basketball center (2012 NBA Draft: #1 pick New Orleans Pelicans), born in Chicago, Illinois