Sports Stars Born in 1965

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 436

  • Jan 1 Andrew Valmon, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x400m relay 1988, 92; World C'ship gold 1993), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 2 Greg Swindell, American baseball pitcher (World Series 2001; MLB All Star 1989; Houston Astros, Cleveland Indians, Arizona Diamondbacks), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Jan 4 Guy Forget, French tennis player (ATP Tour Finals 1990; France Davis Cup 1991, 96; Fed Cup/Davis Cup captain; Director French Open), born in Casablanca, Morocco
  • Jan 4 John Jackson, American NFL offensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Okinawa, Japan
  • Jan 4 Kevin Wickander, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Fort Dodge, Iowa
  • Jan 4 Mitch Booth, Australian tornado sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Jan 5 Patrik Sjöberg, Swedish high jumper (WR 2.42m 1987; World C'ship gold 1987; Olympic silver 1984, 92; bronze 1988), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Jan 5 Rick Tuten, American NFL punter (Seattle Seahawks), born in Perry, Florida
  • Jan 5 Vinnie Jones, English-born Welsh footballer and actor, born in Watford, United Kingdom
  • Jan 6 José DeJesús, American baseball pitcher (Kansas City Royals), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 6 Lindsay Burns, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Big Timber, Montana
  • Jan 6 Tim McDonald, American football safety (Super Bowl 1995; First-team All-Pro 1989; 6 × Pro Bowl; St. L/Phoenix Cardinals, SF 49ers), born in Fresno, California
  • Jan 7 Mark Rushmere, South African cricketer (South African opening bat in comeback Test 1992), born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Jan 8 Champaka Ramanayake, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan opening bowler), born in Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Jan 8 Eric Wohlberg, Canadian cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • Jan 9 Carin Garbarra, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • Jan 9 Darren Bennett, Australian AFL player and NFL punter (San Diego Chargers), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Jan 9 Muggsy Bogues, American NBA guard and the shortest player ever to play in the NBA (Washington Bullets, Charlotte Hornets), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jan 9 Vincent Brown, American NFL inside linebacker (NE Patriots), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jan 10 James Washington, American NFL safety, 1988-95, 2X Superbowl champ (Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Rams, and 1 other team), born in Abilene, Texas
  • Jan 11 Roland Scholten, Dutch darts player (UK Open 2004), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Jan 12 Henry Thomas, American defensive tackle (Detroit Lions, New England Patriots), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jan 14 Dave Lowry, American NHL left wing (Florida Panthers), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • Jan 15 Bernard Hopkins, American boxer, born in Pennsylvania
  • Jan 15 Maurizio Fondriest, Italian cyclist, born in Cles, Italy
  • Jan 15 Michael Clemons, American CFL running back (Toronto Argonauts), born in Dunedin, Florida
  • Jan 17 Nikos Nioplias, Greek footballer, born in Galatini, Greece
  • Jan 17 Sylvain Turgeon, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Rouyn-Noranda, Canada
  • Jan 18 Richard Dunwoody, British jockey, born in Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Jan 19 Ricky Reynolds, American NFL cornerback (NE Patriots), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jan 20 Anton Weissenbacher, Romanian footballer, born in Baia Mare, Romania
  • Jan 20 Brad Brink, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants, Philadelphia Phillies), born in Roseville, California
  • Jan 20 Colin Calderwood, Scottish footballer, born in Stranraer, United Kingdom
  • Jan 21 Eric Moore, NFL tackle (Cleveland Browns)
  • Jan 24 Ross MacDonald, Canadian sailor (Olympics 1996), born in British Columbia, Canada
  • Jan 25 Esa Tikkanen, Finnish NHL left wing (Panthers, Canucks, Olympic bronze 1998), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Jan 26 Natalia Yurchenko, Russian gymnast, (World C'ship gold USSR team, all-round 1983, team 1985), born in Norilsk, Russia
  • Jan 27 Igor Matoushkin, NHL defenseman (Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • Jan 27 Mike Newell, English soccer striker (Blackburn Rovers) and manager (Luton Town), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jan 29 Dominik Hašek, Czech Hockey Hall of Fame goalie (Olympic gold 1998, 2-time NHL MVP), born in Pardubice, Czech Republic
  • Jan 29 Tim Johnson, American pastor and NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins), born in Sarasota, Florida
  • Jan 31 Adam Johnson, American beach volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jan 31 Bobby Dollas, Canadian ice hockey player (Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jan 31 Diána Igaly, Hungarian sport shooter (Olympic gold women's skeet 2004; bronze 2000), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2021)
  • Jan 31 Kim Clarke, American team handball back court (Olympics 1988, 92, 96), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Jan 31 René Trost, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Kerkrade, Netherlands
  • Feb 1 Dave Callaghan, South African cricket all-rounder (29 ODIs, top score 169no v NZ 1994), born in Queenstown, South Africa
  • Feb 2 Carl Airey, English footballer
  • Feb 2 Harry Swayne, NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers, Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Feb 3 Dorcas Wonsavage, cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Feb 4 John van Loen, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord, San Frecce)
  • Feb 5 Ben Lee, American badminton player (Olympic-92), born in Rangoon, Burma
  • Feb 5 Gheorghe Hagi, Romanian footballer, born in Săcele, Romania
  • Feb 5 Tarik Benhabiles, Algerian tennis player, born in Algiers, Algeria
  • Feb 7 Reginald Thal, soccer player (MVV)
  • Feb 8 Lee Knight, CFL full back (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Wallesey, England
  • Feb 8 Rod Bernstine, American NFL running back (Denver Broncos), born in Fairfield, California
  • Feb 8 Terry McDaniel, American NFL cornerback (Oakland Raiders, LA Raiders), born in Mansfield, Ohio
  • Feb 9 David Brandon, American NFL linebacker (San Diego Chargers, Atlanta Falcons), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Feb 10 Lenny Webster, American catcher (Montreal Expos), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Feb 11 Vicki Wilson, Australian netballer, born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Feb 12 Rubén Amaro Jr., American baseball outfielder (Cleveland Indians), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 13 Kenny Harrison, US triple jumper, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Feb 14 Jessie Tuggle, American NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons), born in Griffin, Georgia
  • Feb 15 Craig Matthews, South African cricket pace bowler (South African Test), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Feb 17 Jim Bowie, Japanese-American baseball infielder (Oakland Athletics)
  • Feb 19 Andrew Jameson, English swimmer, born in Crosby, England
  • Feb 19 John Commins, South African cricketer (South African Test batsman v NZ 1994-95)
  • Feb 21 Jayson Meyer, Canadian hockey defenseman (Team Germany), born in Regina, Canada
  • Feb 21 Keith Arthurton, West Indian cricketer (Charlestown, Nevis WI lefty batsman), born in Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Feb 22 Chris Dudley, American NBA center, 1987-2003 (NY Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers, and 3 other teams), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • Feb 22 Joe Reekie, Canadian NHL defenseman, 1985-2002 (Buffalo Sabres, Washington Capitals, and 3 other teams), born in Victoria, British Columbia

Pat LaFontainePat LaFontaine (57 years old)

Feb 22 American NHL center, 1983-98 (NY Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, NY Rangers), born in St. Louis, Missouri

  • Feb 23 Helena Suková, Czech tennis player (14 Grand Slam doubles & mixed doubles titles), born in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Feb 24 Paul Gruber, NFL tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Feb 26 Donald Narcisse, American CFL receiver (Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in Port Arthur, Texas
  • Feb 28 Duane Ferrell, NBA forward (SF Warriors, Indiana Pacers)
  • Feb 28 Mikko Makela, Tampere Finland, NHL right wing (NY Islanders)
  • Mar 1 Stewart Elliott, Canadian jockey (2004 Kentucky Derby & Preakness on Smarty Jones), born in Toronto, Ontario

Ron GantRon Gant (57 years old)

Mar 2 American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1992, 95; Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds) and broadcaster (WAGA-TV, co-host 'Good Day Atlanta', born in Victoria, Texas

  • Mar 3 A J Sager, pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Mar 4 Alexandra Harbold, American sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 4 Khaled Hosseini, Afghan author (The Kite Runner) and physician, born in Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Mar 6 Tammy Liley, volleyball mid blocker/capt (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Long Beach, California
  • Mar 7 Jack Armstrong, American baseball player, born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Mar 7 Jesper Parnevik, Swedish golfer (Ryder Cup 1997, 99, 2002; British Open 2004, 07 runner-up), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Mar 7 Steve Beuerlein, American NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars, Car Panthers), born in Hollywood, California
  • Mar 7 [Willie] Flipper Anderson, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts), born in Paulsboro, New Jersey
  • Mar 8 Kenny Smith, NBA guard (Houston Rockets)
  • Mar 9 Benito Santiago, Puerto Rican baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • Mar 9 Brian Bosworth, American College Football Hall of Fame linebacker (National C'ship 1985 Uni of Oklahoma; NFL: Seattle Seahawks), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Mar 10 Paul Masotti, Canadian CFL receiver (Toronto Argonauts) and football executive, born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Mar 10 Rod Woodson, American NFL cornerback/kick returner (11 Pro Bowl; Super Bowl 2000, Baltimore Ravens), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Mar 12 Fran Harris, American TV personality, sportscaster and former WNBA guard, born in Dallas, Texas
  • Mar 12 Molly Van Nostrand, American former professional tennis player, born in West Islip, New York
  • Mar 12 Shawn Gilbert, American former MLB player (New York Mets), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • Mar 12 Steve Finley, American MLB outfielder (San Diego Padres), born in Union City Tennessee
  • Mar 12 Steve Levy, American sports journalist (ESPN), born in New York, New York
  • Mar 14 John Stephenson, cricketer (England opening bat in one Test v Aust 1989)
  • Mar 14 Kevin Brown, American pitcher (Florida Marlins), born in Mcintyre, Georgia
  • Mar 15 Marianne Morris, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 3rd 1995), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • Mar 16 Cindy Brown, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1988)
  • Mar 17 Andrew Hudson, South African cricket player, 1984-2000 (South Africa, 163 on debut vs WI 1992), 55), born in Eshowe, KwaZulu-Nata
  • Mar 17 Caitlin Bilodeaux, US fencer (Olympic-92), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 17 John Smiley, American MLB pitcher, 1986-97 (Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds, and two other teams), born in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 18 Birgit Clarius, German heptathlete
  • Mar 18 Geronimo Berroa, outfielder (Oakland A's), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Mar 20 Chris Hoiles, Bowling Green OH, catcher (Baltimore Orioles)
  • Mar 20 Danielle Woodward, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Mar 23 Dante Jones, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos)
  • Mar 23 Daren Puppa, Kirkland Lake, NHL goalie (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Mar 23 Wayne Presley, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 24 Angela Zuckerman, speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Mar 24 Jeff Reese, Brantford, NHL goalie (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Mar 25 Avery Johnson, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
  • Mar 28 Jaime Alves, Portuguese soccer midfielder (3 caps; Boavista), born in Espinho, Portugal (d. 2020)
  • Mar 28 Jeff Beukeboom, Canadian ice hockey player, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers), born in Ajax, Canada
  • Mar 28 Steve Bull, English footballer, born in Tipton, Staffordshire
  • Mar 29 Voula Patoulidou, Greek athlete, born in Tripotamo, Greece
  • Mar 31 Patty Fendick, American tennis player (Australian Open doubles 1991), born in Sacramento, California
  • Mar 31 Tom Barrasso, American NHL goaltender (Calder Memorial Trophy, Vezina Trophy 1984), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Apr 1 John "Jumbo" Elliott, American NFL offensive tackle (Super Bowl, Pro Bowl 1990, NY Giants; NY Jets), born in Lake Ronkonkoma, New York
  • Apr 1 Mark Jackson, American basketball guard (NBA All Star 1989; Rookie of the Year 1988; NY Knicks), coach (Golden State Warriors) and broadcaster (ESPN), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 4 Tony Burse, American football running back (Edmonton Eskimos), born in LaFayette, Georgia
  • Apr 5 Cris Carpenter, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers), born in St. Augustine, Florida
  • Apr 6 Gerald Diduck, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)
  • Apr 6 Lieve Slegers, Belgian athlete
  • Apr 6 Rica Reinisch, German DR, 100m/200m backstroke (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Apr 6 Virginia Lee, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Apr 7 Kaushik Amalean, cricketer (two Tests for Sri Lanka 1986-88)
  • Apr 9 Hal Morris, American baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Fort Rucker, Alabama
  • Apr 9 Helen Alfredsson, Swedish golfer (Nabisco Dinah Shore 1993), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Apr 12 Elaine Zayak, American figure skater (Olympic 6th 1984), born in Paramus, New Jersey
  • Apr 14 Craig McDermott, Australian cricket pace bowler (tireless Austr since 1984), born in Ipswich, Australia
  • Apr 14 Stan Humphries, American NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Apr 15 Anthony Miller, American NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos, Dallas Cowboys), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 15 Kevin Stevens, American NHL left wing (Pittsburgh Penguins, Stanley Cup 1991, 92), born in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • Apr 15 Mark Dennis, American NFL tackle (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers), born in Junction City, Kansas
  • Apr 15 Michele Redman, American golfer (2 LPGA Tour titles), born in Zanesville, Ohio
  • Apr 16 Caren Kemner, American volleyball outside hitter (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Quincy, Illinois
  • Apr 18 Jim Boylen, American basketball head coach (Chicago Bulls 2018-19; University of Utah 2007-11), born in East Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Apr 21 Ed Belfour, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender (Olympic gold 2001, Vezina Trophy 1991, 93), born in Carman, Manitoba
  • Apr 21 Gary Grant, NBA guard (NY Knicks)
  • Apr 22 Peter Zezel, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Apr 23 Donna Weinbrecht, American skier (Olympic gold 1992), born in Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Apr 24 Mike Blowers, MLB infielder (NY Yankees, LA Dodgers), born in Würzburg, Germany
  • Apr 25 Mark Bryant, American NBA forward and center (Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets), born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey
  • Apr 27 Courtenay Becker-Dey, American Europe class sailor (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Apr 30 Daniela Costian, Australian discus/shot putter (Olympics 1996)
  • May 3 John Jensen, Danish football player and manager, born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • May 4 Adrie Bogers, Dutch soccer player (Willem II), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • May 5 Glenn Seton, Australian racing driver
  • May 6 Bob Bassen, NHL center (Dallas Stars), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • May 6 Ken Harvey, American NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins), born in Austin, Texas
  • May 6 Norman Whiteside, Northern Ireland football player, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • May 6 Paul Frase, American NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Elmira, New York
  • May 6 Zahid Sadiq, Kenyan cricketer, born in Nairobi, Kenya
  • May 9 Marc Logan, NFL running back (Washington Redskins), born in Lexington, Kentucky

Steve YzermanSteve Yzerman (57 years old)

May 9 Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame forward (Olympic gold 2002, Detroit Red Wings), born in Cranbrook, British Columbia

  • May 10 Mike Butcher, baseball player
  • May 10 Rony Seikaly, NBA center (Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors)
  • May 10 Todd Kalis, NFL guard (Cin Bengals)
  • May 12 Stacy Wilson, Canadian ice hockey forward and captain of Team Canada (Silver medal, Olympics 1998), born in Moncton, New Brunswick
  • May 13 Chris Washburn, American NBA player, born in Hickory, North Carolina
  • May 14 Curt Harnett, sprint cyclist (Olympic bronze 1992/96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 14 Dave Widell, NFL center/guard (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • May 14 Joey Cora, Caguas Puerto Rico, infielder (Seattle Mariners)
  • May 14 Kelvin Martin, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • May 15 Dan Stryzinski, NFL punter (Atlanta Falcons)
  • May 15 Raí, Brazilian footballer
  • May 16 Lori Sippel, Stratford Ontario, softball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • May 18 Rufus Porter, American NFL linebacker (Pro Bowl 1988-89; Seattle Seahawks), born in Amite, Louisiana
  • May 20 Bruno Marie-Rose, French runner (world record 200 m indoor)
  • May 23 James Hasty, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs)
  • May 23 Manuel Sanchís Hontiyuelo, Real Madrid footballer
  • May 23 Woorkeri Venkat Raman, cricketer (Indian slow left-arm all-rounder)
  • May 24 Chris Jorgis, American badminton player (Olympic-92), born in Palo Alto, California
  • May 25 Stefka Kostadinova, Bulgaria high jumper (world record 1987), born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • May 26 Greg Lloyd, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • May 26 Jacqueline Mary Nelson, New Zealand points race cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • May 27 Jacob Brumfield, Bogalusa LA, outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays)

Pat CashPat Cash (57 years old)

May 27 Australian tennis player (Wimbledon 1987), born in Melbourne, Victoria

  • May 29 Emilio Sánchez, Spanish tennis player (1988 Olympic bronze, Hopman Cup 1990), born in Madrid, Spain
  • May 29 Jammo Myllys, Finnish hockey goaltender (Finland World C'ship gold 1995), born in Savonlinna, Finland
  • May 30 Billy Donovan Jr., American basketball head coach (Oklahoma City Thunder 2015-19; University of Florida, NCAA Cship 2006-07), born in Rockville Centre, New York
  • May 30 Tyronne Stowe, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
  • May 31 Annette Renee Peters [nee Hand], American 1500/3000 runner, born in Reno, Nevada
  • Jun 1 Larisa Lazutina, Russian cross-country skier (Olympic gold 4×5 km relay 1994, 3 x gold 1998; 10 x gold World C'ships), born in Kondopoga, Russia
  • Jun 1 Nigel Short MBE, English chess grandmaster, columnist, coach, commentator (Vice-President FIDE; World #3 1988-89), born in Leigh, England
  • Jun 1 Olga Nazarova, Russian athlete (Olympic gold 4x400m relay 1988, 92; World C'ship gold 4x400m relay 1991), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jun 2 Mark Waugh, Australian cricketer (twin of Steve)
  • Jun 2 Russ Courtnall, Canadian ice hockey right wing (1,029 NHL games; Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, Vancouver Canucks, LA Kings), born in Duncan, British Columbia
  • Jun 2 Steve Waugh, Australian cricket captain

Andrea JaegerAndrea Jaeger (57 years old)

Jun 4 American tennis player (10 WTA titles), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • Jun 4 Beau Allred, American baseball player (Cleveland Indians), born in Mesa, Arizona
  • Jun 4 Kurt Stillwell, infielder (Texas Rangers), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 4 Mick Doohan, Australian motorcycle racer (5-time 500cc world champion), born in Gold Coast, Queensland
  • Jun 4 Tim Perry, NBA forward (NJ Nets)
  • Jun 5 Bob Probert, Canadian NHL right wing, 1985-2002 (Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings), born in Windsor, Ontario (d. 2010)
  • Jun 5 Edward Hartman, Slovakian hockey goalie (Team Slovakia), born in Skalica, Czechoslovakia

About 1965

How Old? 56 or 57 years old
Generation: Generation X

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon (Feb 13, 1964 - Feb 1, 1965),
Snake (Feb 2, 1965 - Jan 20, 1966)