On This Day

Famous Birthdays on March 2 (Part 2)

  • 1970 Alexander Armstrong, British comedian, TV presenter and baritone singer (Armstrong and Miller, Pointless), born in Rothbury, Northumberland
  • 1970 Ciriaco Sforza, Swiss soccer midfielder (79 caps; Grasshopper Club Zürich, Internazionale, FC Kaiserslautern, Bayern Munich) and manager (Grasshoppers, FC Wil), born in Wohlen, Switzerland
  • 1971 Amber Smith, actress (Faithful, Funeral, Mirror Has 2 Faces), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1971 Dave Gorman, English documentary comedian
  • 1971 Elizabeth Lackey, American actress
  • 1972 Richard Ruccolo, American actor
  • 1973 Paul Popowich, actor (Tommy Tricker & Stamp Traveler)
  • 1973 Trevor Sinclair, English soccer winger (12 caps; Blackpool, West Ham, QPR, Manchester City), born in Dulwich, England
  • 1973 Dejan Bodiroga, Serbian basketball forward (FIBA World Cup 1998 [MVP], 2002, Yugoslavia; EuroLeague Final Four MVP 2002, 03; Panathinaikos, FC Barcelona), born in Klek, Serbia
  • 1974 Hayley Lewis, Australian swimmer and broadcaster (World C'ship gold 200m freestyle 1991; Olympic silver 800m, bronze 400m 1992), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1975 Daryl Gibson, New Zealand rugby union centre (19 caps; Canterbury Crusaders) and coach (NSW Waratahs), born in Lumsden, New Zealand
  • 1976 Glenn Rubenstein, American writer and journalist

Chris Martin

1977 Chris Martin, British rock singer-songwriter, ans piano player (Coldplay - "Viva la Vida"), born in Exeter, Devon, England

  • 1977 Heather McComb, American actress (Ray Donovan, Prison Break), born in Lakewood Township, New Jersey
  • 1977 Andrew Strauss, English cricket batsman and captain (100 Tests, 21 x 100s, 7,037 runs; 127 ODIs), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1978 Tomáš Kaberle, Czech ice hockey defenceman (4 x NHL All Star; Toronto Maple Leafs; Stanley Cup 2011, Boston Bruins; World C'ship gold 2005), born in Rakovník, Czech Republic
  • 1979 Damien Duff, Irish soccer winger (100 caps, Republic of Ireland; Blackburn Rovers, Chelsea, Newcastle United, Fulham), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1979 Amanda Ireton, Cast member of MTV's A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila
  • 1980 Lance Cade, American pro wrestler (WWE Tag Team Champion [with Trevor Murdoch] 2005), born in Carroll, Iowa (d. 2010)
  • 1980 Rebel Wilson, Australian actress and producer (Pitch Perfect; Bridesmaids), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1981 Bryce Dallas Howard, American actress (Lady In The Water; The Help; Jurassic World), and director, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1982 Henrik Lundqvist, Swedish ice hockey goaltender (Olympic gold 2006; NHL Vezina Trophy 2012; NY Rangers), born in Åre, Sweden
  • 1982 Ben Roethlisberger, American football quarterback (Super Bowl 2005, 08; Pro Bowl 2007, 11, 14–17; NFL passing yards leader 2014, 18; Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Lima, Ohio
  • 1982 Kevin Kurányi, German soccer striker (52 caps; Schalke 04, Dynamo Moscow), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1983 Glen Perkins, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2013-15; Minnesota Twins), born in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • 1984 Elizabeth Jagger, English model and actress
  • 1985 Robert Iler, American actor
  • 1985 Reggie Bush, American NFL running back (Heisman Trophy 2005 [later forfeited], USC; Super Bowl 2009, New Orleans Saints), born in Spring Valley, California
  • 1985 Luke Pritchard, British rock singer and guitarist (The Kooks - Inside In/Inside Out), born in Worthing, West Sussex, England
  • 1988 Keith Jack, British pop and theater singer and actor
  • 1988 Matthew Mitcham, Australian diver (Olympic gold 10m platform 2008), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1988 Nadine Samonte, Filipino actress
  • 1988 James Arthur, British pop singer ("Say You Won't Let Go"), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • 1990 Luke Combs, American country music singer-songwriter ("This One's for You"), born in Huntersville, North Carolina
  • 1997 Becky G [Rebbeca Gomez], American singer and actress (Mayores), born in Inglewood, California