On This Day

Famous Birthdays on September 29 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 287 of 287

  • 1954 Steve Platt, British journalist and magazine editor (New Statesman & Society)
  • 1955 Ken Weatherwax, American actor (Pugsley-Addams Family), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955 Mark Mitchell, Australian actor (Larger than Life, Con the Fruiterer), bon in Melbourne Australia
  • 1955 Vicki Fergon, American golfer (first woman to win on all 3 LPGA-affiliated tours), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1955 Benoît Ferreux, French actor (Murmur of the Heart ), born in Bordeaux, France
  • 1955 Gwen Ifill, American journalist and writer, 1st African American woman to host US public affairs program, born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1956 James Donald Halsell Jr, American retired USAF officer and astronaut (STS 65, 74, 83, 94), born in West Monroe, Louisiana

Sebastian Coe

1956 Sebastian Coe, British 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1980, 84), born in London, England

  • 1956 Suzzy Roche, American singer (The Roches), writer and actress, born in Park Ridge, New Jersey
  • 1957 Andrew "Dice" Clay [Silverstein], American comedian (Adventures of Ford Fairlane), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1957 Chris Broad, English cricketer (prolific England opening batsman 1984-89), born in Bristol, England
  • 1957 Mari Wilson, British singer (Just What I Always Wanted)
  • 1957 Tim Flannery, American MLB player (San Diego Padres) and coach, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1957 Sokratis Malamas, Greek singer and composer, born in Sykia, Greece
  • 1959 Leslie Graves, American actress (Brenda-Capitol, Death Wish 2), born in Silver City, New Mexico (d. 1995)
  • 1960 John Paxson, American NBA Guard and basketball administrator(Chicago Bulls), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1960 Rob Deer, American MLB Outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Orange, California
  • 1960 Wendy White, American tennis player, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1961 Julia Gillard, Australian politician, 1st Australian female Prime Minister (2010-2013), born in Barry, Wales
  • 1962 Roger Bart, American actor and singer (The Producers), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1962 Al Pitrelli, American musician and guitarist
  • 1963 Les Claypool, US funk metal singer-songwriter and bassist (Primus; The Claypool Lennon Delirium), born in Richmond, California
  • 1964 Brad Lohaus, American NBA fplayer (NY Knicks), born in Ulm, Minnesota
  • 1964 John Tucker, Canadian NHL right wing (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • 1965 Iain Baker, English pop musician (Jesus Jones), born in Charshalton, England
  • 1965 Fora van Leijenhorst, Curacaos-Dutch dancer (Josephine)
  • 1965 Trent Yawney, Canadian NHL player and coach (Calgary Flames), born in Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan
  • 1966 Hersey Hawkins, American NBA guard (Seattle Supersonics, Olympic bronze 1988), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1966 Jill Whelan, American actress (Vicki-Love Boat, Young & Restless), born in Oakland, California
  • 1966 Ken Norton Jr, American NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys, SF 49ers) and coach, born in Jacksonville, Illinois
  • 1966 Rudy Poeschek, Canadian NHL right wing (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Kamloops, British Columbia
  • 1967 Brett Anderson, British alt-rock and Britpop singer and lyricist (Suede - "Trash"; "Electricity"), born in Lindfield, Sussex, England
  • 1968 Alexander Skolnick, American heavy metal and jazz guitarist (Testament; Trans-Siberia Orchestra), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1968 Luke Goss, English actor (Traffick) and musician (Bros. - "I Owe You Nothing"), born in London, England
  • 1968 Matt Goss, English singer-songwriter (Bros. - "I Owe You Nothing"), born in London, England
  • 1968 Mika Häkkinen, Finnish auto racer (World F1 Champion 1998, 99), born in Vantaa, Finland
  • 1968 Patrick Burns, American television presenter, born in Highland Park, Illinois
  • 1968 Samir Soni, Indian actor (Parichay - Nayee Zindagi Kay Sapno Ka)
  • 1969 Erika Eleniak, American Canadian actress (Baywatch) and Playboy playmate (July 1989), born in Glendale, California

Kelly Robbins

1969 Kelly Robbins, American golfer (LPGA C'ship 1995), born in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

  • 1969 Aleks Syntek, Mexican singer-songwriter, born in Merida, Mexico
  • 1969 Angelo Barretto, Filipino racecar driver
  • 1970 Chris Mims, American NFL defensive end (San Diego Chargers), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2008)
  • 1970 Emily Lloyd, English actress (Wish You Were Here, In Country), born in London, England
  • 1970 Joseph Hudson, American pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1970 Luke Bodensteiner, American cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1970 Natasha Gregson Wagner, American actress (Dark Horse, SFW), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970 Nicolas Pereira, Venezuelan tennis player, born in Salto Uruguay
  • 1970 Yoshihiro Tajiri, Japanese professional wrestler, born in Tamana, Japan
  • 1971 Ray Buchanan, American NFL center (Indianapolis Colts), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1971 Sibel Tüzün, Turkish singer, born in Istanbul, Turkey
  • 1971 Mackenzie Crook, British actor and comedian (The Pirates of the Caribbean, Detectorists), born in Maidstone, England
  • 1972 Butler By'not'e, American NFL running back (Carolina Panthers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1972 Robert Webb, British actor, comedian, and writer (Jeremy "Jez" Usborne- "Peep Show"), born in Boston, Lincolnshire
  • 1972 Oliver Gavin, British racing car driver (Corvette Racing 2002-present), born in Huntingdon, England
  • 1973 Scout Niblett, British singer-songwriter, born in Stone, England
  • 1975 Heather Pease, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Monterey, California
  • 1975 Albert Celades, Spanish football player (Barcelona, Real Madrid), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • 1976 Andriy Shevchenko, Ukrainian football player and coach (Ukrainian national team), born in Dvirkivshchyna, Ukrainian SSR
  • 1976 Darren Byfield, English football player, born in Sutton Coldfield, England
  • 1976 Oscar Sevilla, Spanish cyclist, born in Ossa de Montiel, Spain
  • 1977 Won Bin, South Korean actor (Autumn in My Heart), born in Jeongseon County, South Morea
  • 1977 Wade Brookbank, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Lanigan, Saskatchewan
  • 1977 Jake Westbrook, American baseball player, born in Athens, Georgia
  • 1978 Kurt Nilsen, Norwegian singer (She's So High, World Idol)
  • 1979 Shelley Duncan, American Baseball Player, born in Tucson, Arizona
  • 1980 Dallas Green, Canadian musician (Alexisonfire, City and Colour), born in St. Catharines, Ontario
  • 1980 Zachary Levi [Pugh], American actor (Chuck), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • 1980 Patrick Agyemang, English footballer, born in London, England
  • 1980 Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, Icelandic composer (Aequora; Kom vinur), born in Iceland
  • 1980 Chrissy Metz, American actress and singer (This Is Us), born in Homestead, Florida
  • 1981 Siarhei Rutenka, Belarusian handball player, born in Minsk, Soviet Union
  • 1982 Rob Smith, Irish musician and songwriter
  • 1983 Lisette Oropesa, Cuban-American operatic soprano (Metropolitan Opera, 2007-present), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1984 Per Mertesacker, German football player (Arsenal), born in Hanover, West Germany
  • 1984 Adriene Mishler, American yoga teacher (Yoga with Adriene on YouTube), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1985 Calvin Johnson, American College Football Hall of Fame wide receiver (Detroit Lions, 6-time Pro Bowl), born in Newnan, Georgia
  • 1985 Candice LeRae, American professional wrestler (WWE), born in Riverside, California
  • 1986 Mark Fraser, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1988 Kevin Durant, American basketball forward (NBA C'ship, NBA Finals MVP 2017, 18 Golden State Warriors; 11 × NBA All-Star; NBA All-Star Game MVP 2012, 19; Olympic gold 2012, 16, 20), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1988 Justin Nozuka, Canadian-American singer-songwriter, born in New York City
  • 1989 Adore Delano [Daniel Noriega], American drag queen, singer-songwriter, actor and TV performer (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Azusa, California
  • 1993 Carlos Salcedo, Mexican footballer, born in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • 1994 Halsey [Ashley Frangipane], American singer-songwriter (Without Me), born in Edison, New Jersey
  • 1999 Juan Valentín Urdangarín y de Borbón, Spanish royal, son of Infanta Cristina de Borbon, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • 2002 Chloe Moriondo, American indie rock singer-songwriter, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 2008 Emma Tallulah Behn, Norwegian royal family member, daughter of Princess Marta Luisa