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Famous January Birthdays

The following 7,519 famous people including celebrities were born in the month of January. A random sample was chosen for each day. Click the    after the name to explore the birth date info. You might also want to browse the filtered celebrity birthdays in January.

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January 1

  • 1768
    Maria Edgeworth, Anglo-Irish author (d. 1849)
  • 1942
    Judy Stone, Australian singer  
  • 1951
    Hans-Joachim Stuck, German race car driver  
  • 1953
    Alpha Blondy, Ivorian-American singer-songwriter  
  • 1956
    Ziad Rahbani, Lebanese pianist and composer  

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January 2

  • 1921
    Jan Slepian, American therapist and author  
  • 1932
    Richard Thorp, English actor (d. 2013)  
  • 1946
    Richard Cole, English talent manager  
  • 1965
    Greg Swindell, American baseball player and coach  
  • 1993
    Kirill Minov, Russian ice dancer  

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January 3

  • 1862
    Matthew Nathan, English soldier and politician, 13th Governor of Queensland (d. 1939)
  • 1870
    Henry Handel Richardson, Australian author (d. 1946)
  • 1883
    Clement Attlee, English soldier, lawyer, and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1967)
  • 1956
    Sam Laidlaw, English businessman  
  • 1988
    Jonny Evans, Northern Irish footballer  

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January 4

  • 1785
    Jacob Grimm, German author and philologist (d. 1863)
  • 1941
    John Bennett Perry, American actor and singer  
  • 1962
    Peter Steele, American singer-songwriter and bass player (d. 2010)  
  • 1977
    Ozell Wells, Dominican-American basketball player, coach, and scout  
  • 1987
    Kay Voser, Swiss footballer  

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January 5

  • 1793
    Harvey Putnam, American lawyer and politician (d. 1855)
  • 1917
    Adolfo Consolini, Italian discus thrower (d. 1969)  
  • 1929
    Wilbert Harrison, American singer-songwriter (d. 1994)  
  • 1975
    Mike Grier, American ice hockey player and scout  
  • 1979
    Masami Tanaka, Japanese swimmer  

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January 6

  • 1819
    Baldassare Verazzi, Italian painter (d. 1886)
  • 1955
    Susan B. Horwitz, American computer scientist and academic (d. 2014)  
  • 1964
    Denise Borino-Quinn, American actress (d. 2010)  
  • 1966
    Fernando Carrillo, Venezuelan actor  
  • 1978
    Casey Fossum, American baseball player  

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January 7

  • 1800
    Millard Fillmore, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 13th President of the United States (d. 1874)
  • 1941
    Frederick D. Gregory, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut  
  • 1958
    Linda Kozlowski, American actress  
  • 1967
    Mark Lamarr, English radio and television host  
  • 1972
    Vladimir Dubrovshchik, Belarusian discus thrower  

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January 8

  • 1854
    John Rahm, American golfer (d. 1935)
  • 1879
    Charles Bryant, English-American actor and director (d. 1948)
  • 1924
    Benjamin Lees, Chinese-American soldier and composer (d. 2010)  
  • 1951
    John McTiernan, American director and producer  
  • 1981
    Virgil Spier, Dutch sprinter and hurdler  

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January 9

  • 1890
    Kurt Tucholsky, German-Swedish journalist and author (d. 1935)
  • 1910
    Tom Evenson, English runner (d. 1997)  
  • 1925
    Lee Van Cleef, American actor and singer (d. 1989)  
  • 1971
    Scott Thornton, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1990
    Justin Blackmon, American football player  

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January 10

  • 1812
    Georg Hermann Nicolai, German architect and academic (d. 1881)
  • 1938
    Jim Bailey, American actor and singer (d. 2015)  
  • 1957
    Greg Walden, American politician  
  • 1970
    Buff Bagwell, American wrestler and actor  
  • 1985
    Craig Lewis, American cyclist  

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January 11

  • 1875
    Fritz Manteuffel, German gymnast (d. 1941)
  • 1936
    Jody Payne, American singer and guitarist (d. 2013)  
  • 1972
    Amanda Peet, American actress and playwright  
  • 1975
    Dan Luger, English rugby player and coach  
  • 1990
    Ryan Griffin, American football player  

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January 12

  • 1949
    Kentarō Haneda, Japanese pianist and composer (d. 2007)  
  • 1951
    Rush Limbaugh, American talk show host and author  
  • 1968
    Heather Mills, English model and activist  
  • 1979
    Marián Hossa, Slovak ice hockey player  
  • 1985
    Yohana Cobo, Spanish actress  

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January 13

  • 1864
    Wilhelm Wien, German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1928)
  • 1950
    Gholam Hossein Mazloumi, Iranian footballer and manager (d. 2014)  
  • 1968
    Traci Bingham, American model and actress  
  • 1983
    Imran Khan, American-Indian actor  
  • 1983
    Sebastian Kneißl, German footballer  

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January 14

  • 1934
    Alberto Rodriguez Larreta, Argentinian race car driver (d. 1977)  
  • 1948
    Al Feuerbach, American shot putter and technologist  
  • 1966
    Marco Hietala, Finnish singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer  
  • 1972
    James Key, English engineer  
  • 1994
    Abi Phillips, English singer-songwriter and actress  

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January 15

  • 1816
    Marie Lafarge, French murderer (d. 1852)
  • 1933
    Patricia Blair, American actress (d. 2013)  
  • 1945
    Princess Michael of Kent  
  • 1974
    Edith Bowman, Scottish radio and television host  
  • 1978
    Eddie Cahill, American actor  

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January 16

  • 1834
    Robert R. Hitt, American politician, 13th United States Assistant Secretary of State (d. 1906)
  • 1853
    Johnston Forbes-Robertson, English actor and manager (d. 1937)
  • 1920
    Alberto Crespo, Argentinian race car driver (d. 1991)  
  • 1929
    Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah, Sri Lankan anthropologist and academic (d. 2014)  
  • 1958
    Marla Frazee, American author and illustrator  

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January 17

  • 1793
    Antonio José Martínez, Spanish-American priest, rancher and politician (d. 1867)
  • 1877
    May Gibbs, English-Australian author and illustrator (d. 1969)
  • 1940
    Kipchoge Keino, Kenyan runner  
  • 1960
    Tracey Moore, Canadian voice actress and singer  
  • 1985
    Simone Simons, Dutch singer-songwriter (Epica)  

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January 18

  • 885
    Emperor Daigo of Japan (d. 930)
  • 1923
    John Graham, British Army general (d. 2012)  
  • 1947
    Sachio Kinugasa, Japanese baseball player and journalist  
  • 1979
    Brian Gionta, American ice hockey player  
  • 1980
    Julius Peppers, American football player  

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January 19

  • 1409
    René of Anjou (d. 1480)
  • 1721
    Jean-Philippe Baratier, German scholar and author (d. 1740)
  • 1942
    Paul-Eerik Rummo, Estonian poet and politician  
  • 1950
    Sébastien Dhavernas, Canadian actor  
  • 1983
    Hikaru Utada, American-Japanese singer-songwriter and producer  

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January 20

  • 1812
    Thomas Meik, Scottish engineer (d. 1896)
  • 1902
    Kevin Barry, Irish republican rebel (d. 1920)  
  • 1926
    David Tudor, American pianist and composer (d. 1996)  
  • 1929
    Fireball Roberts, American race car driver (d. 1964)  
  • 1988
    Colin Bensadon, Gibraltarian swimmer  

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January 21

  • 1610
    Elizabeth Fones, English-American settler (d. 1673)
  • 1956
    Robby Benson, American actor, singer, and director  
  • 1969
    Karina Lombard, Tahitian-American actress and singer  
  • 1975
    Yuji Ide, Japanese race car driver  
  • 1987
    Augustine Kiprono Choge, Kenyan runner  

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January 22

  • 1909
    U Thant, Burmese diplomat, 3rd United Nations Secretary-General (d. 1974)  
  • 1937
    Joseph Wambaugh, American police officer and author  
  • 1975
    David Výborný, Czech ice hockey player  
  • 1977
    Mario Domm, Mexican singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (Camila)  
  • 1980
    Christopher Masterson, American actor and producer  

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January 23

  • 1862
    David Hilbert, Russian-German mathematician and academic (d. 1943)
  • 1872
    Jože Plečnik, Slovenian architect, designed Plečnik Parliament (d. 1957)
  • 1896
    Alf Hall, English-South African cricketer (d. 1964)
  • 1962
    Richard Roxburgh, Australian actor and producer  
  • 1969
    Ariadna Gil, Spanish actress  

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January 24

  • 1872
    Morris Travers, English chemist and academic (d. 1961)
  • 1889
    Charles Hawes, American historian and author (d. 1923)
  • 1943
    Sharon Tate, American model and actress (d. 1969)  
  • 1955
    Jim Montgomery, American swimmer and coach  
  • 1961
    Nastassja Kinski, German-American actress and producer  

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January 25

  • 1925
    Giorgos Zampetas, Greek bouzouki player and songwriter (d. 1992)  
  • 1928
    Eduard Shevardnadze, Georgian general and politician, 2nd President of Georgia (d. 2014)  
  • 1938
    Leiji Matsumoto, Japanese author, illustrator, and animator  
  • 1942
    Kenichi Shinoda, Japanese mobster  
  • 1989
    Mikako Tabe, Japanese actress and singer  

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January 26

  • 1761
    Jens Zetlitz, Norwegian priest and poet (d. 1821)
  • 1891
    August Froehlich, German priest and martyr (d. 1942)
  • 1905
    Maria von Trapp, Austrian-American singer (d. 1987)  
  • 1924
    Alice Babs, Swedish singer and actress (d. 2014)  
  • 1963
    Andrew Ridgeley, English singer-songwriter and guitarist  

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January 27

  • 1827
    Nakahama Manjirō, Japanese translator (d. 1898)
  • 1903
    John Eccles, Australian-Swiss neurophysiologist and academic; Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1997)  
  • 1936
    Samuel C. C. Ting, American physicist and academic; Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1942
    Stewart Raffill, American director and screenwriter  
  • 1955
    John Roberts, American lawyer and judge; 17th Chief Justice of the United States  

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January 28

  • 1887
    Arthur Rubinstein, Polish-American pianist (d. 1982)
  • 1937
    Karel Čáslavský, Czech historian and television host (d. 2013)  
  • 1950
    Naila Kabeer, Bangladeshi-English economist and academic  
  • 1957
    Frank Skinner, English comedian, actor, and author  
  • 1980
    Jesse James Hollywood, American murderer  

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January 29

  • 1843
    William McKinley, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 25th President of the United States (d. 1901)
  • 1946
    Bettye LaVette, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1980
    Yael Bar Zohar, Israeli model and actress  
  • 1988
    Tatyana Chernova, Russian heptathlete  
  • 1996
    Nora Foss al-Jabri, Iraqi-Norwegian singer  

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January 30

  • 1615
    Thomas Rolfe, American son of Pocahontas (d. 1675)
  • 1959
    Mark Eitzel, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1977
    Dan Hinote, American ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1989
    Khleo, American actor and rapper  
  • 1990
    Andrew McCullough, Australian rugby league footballer  

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January 31

  • 1914
    Daya Mata, American religious leader (d. 2010)  
  • 1951
    Dave Benton, Aruban-Estonian singer and drummer  
  • 1960
    Željko Šturanović, Montenegrian politician; 31st Prime Minister of Montenegro (d. 2014)  
  • 1981
    Julio Arca, Argentinian footballer  
  • 1987
    Raúl Richter, German actor  

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