On This Day

Famous Birthdays on September 17 (Part 2)

  • 1962 Baz Luhrmann, Australian film director
  • 1963 Masahiro Chono, wrestler (NJPW)
  • 1963 Rami Saari, Israeli poet and translator
  • 1963 Michael Adler, American businessman
  • 1963 Steven Dye, English singer-songwriter and bassist (Scarlet Party - 101-Dam-Nations), born in Barking, Essex, England
  • 1963 Wendy Northcutt, Author of the Darwin Awards
  • 1963 Amy Roloff, American reality star
  • 1963 James Urbaniak, American character actor, born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • 1963 Warren Gatland, New Zealand rugby player and coach (Wales, British and Irish Lions), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1964 Christian Conrad, actor (Charley Hannah, High Mountain Rangers)
  • 1964 Karen Straker, horse show jumper
  • 1965 Yuji Naka, Japanese video game programmer
  • 1965 Guy Picciotto, American punk rock singer, songwriter and guitarist (Rites of Spring; Fugazi), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1965 Bryan Singer, American film and television director (The Usual Suspects), born in New York City
  • 1965 Kyle Chandler, American actor (Friday Night Lights), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1967 Malik Yoba, actor (NY Undercover-Det JC Williams)
  • 1967 Maurice Hurst, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots)
  • 1968 Lord Jamar [Lorenzo Dechalus], American rapper (Brand Nubian), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • 1968 Stacey Dillard, NFL defensive tackle (NY Giants)
  • 1968 Suzy Cote, actress (Samantha in Guiding Light), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1968 Valeri Zelepukin, NHL forward (NJ Devils, Team Russia Olympic silver 1998)
  • 1968 Anastacia [Newkirk], American pop singer ("Left Outside Alone"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1968 Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece

Keith Flint

1969 Keith Flint, English singer, musician and dancer (Prodigy), born in London, England (d. 2019)

  • 1969 Rob Zamuner, NHL forward (Tampa Bay Lightning, Team Canada 1998)
  • 1969 Ken Doherty, Irish snooker player (world champion 1997), born in Dublin, Rep. of Ireland
  • 1970 Al Fontenot, NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears)
  • 1970 Ashley Ambrose, NFL cornerback (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1970 Mark Brunell, NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1971 Octus Polk, NFL guard (Chicago Bears)
  • 1971 Paul Janssen, soccer player (Fortuna S, NAC)
  • 1972 Allen Williams, NFL running back (Detroit Lions)
  • 1972 Bobby Lee, American comedian
  • 1973 David Reid, light middleweight boxer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1973 Demis Nikolaidis, Greek footballer
  • 1973 Ada Choi, Hong Kong actress
  • 1974 Bas Leferink, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1974 Rasheed Wallace, American basketball forward (NBA C'ship 2004; NBA All-Star 2000, 01, 06, 08; Portland Trailblazers, Detroit Pistons), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1974 Tormod Granheim, Norwegian adventurer
  • 1974 Mirah [Yom Tov Zeitlyn], American singer-songwriter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1975 Jimmie Johnson, American auto racer (7-time NASCAR Cup Series champion), born in El Cajon, California
  • 1975 Austin St. John, American actor
  • 1975 Constantine Maroulis, American rock singer (American Idol, season 4), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1976 Jonathan Nichols, dance skater (with partner Tami Tyler), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1976 Maile Misajon, American pop singer (Eden's Crush - "Get Over Yourself"), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1977 Latoya Warning, Suriname 4th Miss Teenager (1993)
  • 1977 Tony Goskowicz, Wauwautosa Wis, short track skater (Olympics 1994)
  • 1977 Simone Perrotta, Italian football player
  • 1978 Shawn Horcoff, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1979 Steffen Algreen, Danish footballer
  • 1979 Akin Ayodele, American football player
  • 1979 Chuck Comeau, Canadian drummer (Simple Plan), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1979 Flo Rida [Tramar Dillard], American rapper, born in Carol City, Florida
  • 1979 Billy Miller, actor (The Young and the Restless), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1980 Asashoryu Akinori, Mongolian sumo wrestler (born as Dolgorsuren Dagvador)
  • 1980 Danny Haren, American baseball player
  • 1981 Bakari Koné, Ivorian footballer
  • 1981 Casey Janssen, American baseball player
  • 1981 Francis Manioru, Solomon Islander sprinter
  • 1981 Jonathan Radtke, American rock guitarist (Kill Hannah)
  • 1982 Hope Larson, American illustrator and cartoonist
  • 1982 Garth Murray, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1983 Jennifer Peña, American Tejano/Latin pop singer, born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1984 Eugenia Volodina, Russian supermodel
  • 1985 Alexander Ovechkin, Russian hockey player
  • 1985 Brendan Clarke, Irish Soccer Player with St. Patrick's Athletic
  • 1985 Jon Walker, American musician (Panic! at the Disco), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1985 Tomáš Berdych, Czech tennis player (13 ATP Tour titles), born in Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic
  • 1985 Mason Raymond, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1986 Landry Mulemo, Belgian footballer
  • 1986 Dimitrios Regas, Greek sprinter
  • 1987 Paul Huntington, English footballer
  • 1989 Jonathan McReynolds, American gospel musician (Make Room), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1991 Jordan McCoy, American entertainer
  • 1994 Taylor Ware, American yodeler

Patrick Mahomes

1995 Patrick Mahomes, American NFL quarterback (Super Bowl MVP 2020; KC Chiefs), born in Tyler, Texas