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DeAndrey Abron (July 31, 1972-)

DeAndrey Abron is an American retired boxer. Wikipedia
Youngstown, Ohio, United States
Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck (August 15, 1972-)

Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt, better known as Ben Affleck, is an American actor and filmmaker. Throughout his career, he has won two Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. Wikipedia
Berkeley, California, U.S.
Alejandro Amenábar

Alejandro Amenábar (March 31, 1972-)

Alejandro Fernando Amenábar Cantos, commonly known as Alejandro Amenábar, is a Spanish writer, composer and director. Among other honors, he has won 8 Goyas and one European Film Award. He has written or co-written the screenplays to all six of his movies and composed almost all of the soundtracks. Wikipedia
Santiago, Chile
Olanda Anderson

Olanda Anderson (November 16, 1972-)

Olanda Anderson is an American former boxer best known for being a member of the 2000 United States Olympic Team as a Light Heavyweight. Wikipedia
Sumter, South Carolina, United States
Duane Andrews

Duane Andrews (<a href="/born/year/1972" title="Celebrities Born in 1972">1972</a>-)

Duane Andrews is a Canadian guitarist. He combines traditional Newfoundland folk music with Manouche gypsy jazz similar to the way that gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt infused jazz with Gypsy melody. He is also a composer for film and television. Wikipedia
Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Layne Beachley

Layne Beachley (May 24, 1972-)

Layne Collette Beachley is a former professional surfer from Manly, New South Wales. She won the World Championship seven times. Currently she is one of the four vice presidents of the International Surfing Association and sits on the organization's Executive Committee. Wikipedia
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
David Benyamine

David Benyamine (July 5, 1972-)

David Benyamine is a French professional poker player with a World Poker Tour title. Benyamine was a professional tennis player in his early career but had to retire because of shoulder pain. He was also a successful top ten billiards player in France. He learned poker at the age of 12 and plays high-stakes cash games on a regular basis. Benyamine... Wikipedia

Arve Moen Bergset (March 13, 1972-)

Arve Moen Bergset is a Norwegian folk singer, hardanger fiddler, and classical violinist. Wikipedia
Ewan Birney

Ewan Birney (<a href="/born/year/1972" title="Celebrities Born in 1972">1972</a>-)

Ewan Birney FRS FMedSci born 1972 is a Biologist and Director of the European Bioinformatics Institute jointly with Rolf Apweiler and an Honorary Professor of Bioinformatics at the University of Cambridge. Wikipedia
Paddington, London
Wayne Brady

Wayne Brady (June 2, 1972-)

Wayne Alphonso Brady is an American actor, singer, comedian, and television personality, known for his work as a regular on the American version of the improvisational comedy television series 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?'. He was the host of the daytime talk show 'The Wayne Brady Show', the original host of Fox's 'Don't Forget the Lyrics!', and has... Wikipedia
Orlando, Florida
Paul Brandt

Paul Brandt (July 21, 1972-)

Paul Rennée Belobersycky is a Canadian country music artist, known professionally as Paul Brandt. Growing up in Calgary, he was a pediatric RN at the time of his big break. In 1996, he made his mark on the country music charts with the single "My Heart Has a History," propelling him to international success and making him the first male Canadian... Wikipedia
Calgary, Alberta

Ewen Bremner (January 23, 1972-)

Ewen Bremner is a Scottish actor. His roles have included Daniel "Spud" Murphy in 'Trainspotting', SPC Shawn Nelson in 'Black Hawk Down', and Lt. Red Winkle in 'Pearl Harbor'. Wikipedia
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Martin Brodeur

Martin Brodeur (May 6, 1972-)

Martin Pierre Brodeur is a Canadian ice hockey goaltender who has played his entire National Hockey League career with the New Jersey Devils. In his 21-year tenure with the Devils, he has won three Stanley Cup championships and has been in the playoffs every year but three. Brodeur has won two Olympic gold medals with Team Canada in the 2002 and... Wikipedia
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Max Brooks

Max Brooks (May 22, 1972-)

Maximillian Michael "Max" Brooks is an American horror author and screenwriter. He is the son of comedy filmmaker Mel Brooks and actress Anne Bancroft. Brooks's writing focuses on zombie stories. Brooks is also a television and voice-over actor. Wikipedia
New York City
Lawrence Brownlee

Lawrence Brownlee (<a href="/born/year/1972" title="Celebrities Born in 1972">1972</a>-)

Lawrence Brownlee is an American operatic tenor particularly associated with the bel canto repertoire. Describing his voice, Speight Jenkins, general director of the Seattle Opera, said: "There are other singers that sing this repertory very well, but I don't think anyone else has quite as beautiful a sound and as rounded a tone," and praise his... Wikipedia
Youngstown, Ohio
Concha Buika

Concha Buika (May 11, 1972-)

Maria Concepción Balboa Buika known as Concha Buika and by the stage name Buika, is a Spanish singer. Her album 'Niña de Fuego' was nominated for the 2008 Latin Grammy Award for Album of the Year and 'La Noche Mas Larga' was nominated for Best Latin Jazz Album at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards in 2014. Wikipedia
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Joe Calzaghe

Joe Calzaghe (March 23, 1972-)

Joseph William "Joe" Calzaghe, CBE is a retired Welsh professional boxer. He is a former WBO, IBF, WBC, WBA & 'The Ring' Super Middleweight Champion and 'The Ring' Light Heavyweight Champion. Wikipedia
Hammersmith, London, England
Phil Cameron

Phil Cameron (November 14, 1972-)

Phil Cameron is a British entrepreneur, the founder of No.1 Traveller, and a former Tony and Olivier Award-winning theatre producer. Wikipedia
Paddington, London

Shane Carruth (<a href="/born/year/1972" title="Celebrities Born in 1972">1972</a>-)

Shane Carruth is an American film writer, director, and actor. He is the writer, director, and co-star of the prize-winning science-fiction film 'Primer'. His second film, 'Upstream Color', was released in 2013. In recognition of Carruth's idiosyncratic and, at times, bizarre filmmaking, director Steven Soderbergh told 'Entertainment Weekly', "I... Wikipedia
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Michael Chang

Michael Chang (February 22, 1972-)

Michael Depei Chang is an American tennis player. He became the youngest-ever male player to win a Grand Slam singles title when he won the French Open in 1989 at the age of 17. Wikipedia
Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Rory Cochrane

Rory Cochrane (February 28, 1972-)

Rory Cochrane is an American actor. He is known for playing Ron Slater in 'Dazed and Confused', Lucas in 'Empire Records', Lee Schatz in 'Argo', Freck in 'A Scanner Darkly' and Tim Speedle in 'CSI: Miami'. Wikipedia
Syracuse, New York, U.S.
Toni Collette

Toni Collette (November 1, 1972-)

Toni Collette is an Australian actress and musician, known for her acting work on stage, television and film as well as a secondary career as the lead singer of the band Toni Collette & the Finish. She is a recipient of the Emmy and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, and has been nominated for the Academy Award and the Tony Award. Wikipedia
Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia
Kerry Collins

Kerry Collins (December 30, 1972-)

Kerry Michael Collins is a former American football quarterback who played sixteen seasons in the National Football League. He played college football for Penn State University and earned All-American honors. He was drafted by the Carolina Panthers with the fifth overall pick of the 1995 NFL Draft, the first choice in the franchise's history. Wikipedia
Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States
Common (entertainer)

Common (entertainer) (March 13, 1972-)

Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr., better known by his stage name Common, is an American rapper and actor from Chicago, Illinois. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois
David Dawson (choreographer)

David Dawson (choreographer) (March 4, 1972-)

David Dawson is a British choreographer. Wikipedia
London
Martin de Knijff

Martin de Knijff (October 2, 1972-)

Martin de Knijff is a professional sports bettor and high-stakes poker player from Gothenburg, Sweden. Wikipedia
Sweden
Carlos Delgado

Carlos Delgado (June 25, 1972-)

Carlos Juan Delgado Hernández is a Puerto Rican retired professional baseball player. With 473 home runs and 1,512 RBI, he holds the all-time home run and RBI records among Puerto Rican players. He is one of only six players in Major League history to hit 30 home runs in ten consecutive seasons, becoming the fourth player to do so. Wikipedia
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
Josh Duhamel

Josh Duhamel (November 14, 1972-)

Joshua David "Josh" Duhamel is an American actor and former fashion model. His first acting role was as Leo du Pres on ABC's 'All My Children' and later as head of security Danny McCoy on NBC's 'Las Vegas'. He then began appearing in films, playing as one of the main protagonists in the first three films of the 'Transformers' film series. He has... Wikipedia
Minot, North Dakota, U.S.
Jean Dujardin

Jean Dujardin (June 19, 1972-)

Jean Dujardin is a French actor, director, producer and comedian. He began his career as a stand-up comedian in Paris before starting his acting career guest-starring in comedic television programs and films. He starred in Michel Hazanavicius's 'OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies' and its sequel 'OSS 117: Lost in Rio' as secret agent Hubert Bonisseur de... Wikipedia
Rueil-Malmaison
Jermaine Dupri

Jermaine Dupri (September 23, 1972-)

Jermaine Dupri Mauldin, known as Jermaine Dupri or JD, is an American record producer, songwriter and rapper. Wikipedia
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Idris Elba

Idris Elba (September 6, 1972-)

Idrissa Akuna "Idris" Elba is a British actor, producer, singer, rapper, and DJ. He is best known for portraying drug lord and aspiring businessman Russell "Stringer" Bell in the critically acclaimed HBO series 'The Wire', and Detective John Luther in the BBC One series 'Luther'. He has won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Luther. Elba has... Wikipedia
Hackney, London, England, UK
Adam Elliot

Adam Elliot (January 2, 1972-)

Adam Elliot is an independent Australian stop-motion animation writer, director and producer based in Melbourne, Australia. His five films have collectively participated in over seven-hundred film festivals and have received over one hundred awards, including an Academy Award for 'Harvie Krumpet' and five Annecy Cristals. Elliot calls himself an... Wikipedia
Eminem

Eminem (October 17, 1972-)

Marshall Bruce Mathers III, better known by his stage name Eminem, is an American rapper, record producer, and songwriter from Detroit, Michigan. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and half of the hip-hop duo Bad Meets Evil. Eminem is the best-selling artist of the 2000s in the United States; 'Rolling Stone' ranked him 83rd on... Wikipedia
St. Joseph, Missouri
Luís Figo

Luís Figo (November 4, 1972-)

Luís Filipe Madeira Caeiro Figo, OIH is a Portuguese former international footballer. He played as a midfielder for Sporting CP, FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Internazionale. He retired from football on 31 May 2009. He won 127 caps for the Portuguese national football team, making him the most capped Portuguese player in history. Figo was the 2000... Wikipedia
Almada, Portugal
Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner (April 17, 1972-)

Jennifer Anne Garner is an American actress and film producer. She gained recognition for her performance as CIA officer Sydney Bristow in the ABC spy-action thriller drama series 'Alias', which aired for five seasons from 2001 to 2006. For her work on the series, Garner won a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Wikipedia
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Leymah Gbowee

Leymah Gbowee (February 1, 1972-)

Leymah Roberta Gbowee is a Liberian peace activist responsible for leading a women's peace movement that helped bring an end to the Second Liberian Civil War in 2003. Her efforts to end the war, along with her collaborator Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, helped usher in a period of peace and enabled a free election in 2005 that Sirleaf won. This made... Wikipedia
Central Liberia

Rupert Goold (February 18, 1972-)

Rupert Goold is an English theatre director. He is the artistic director of the Almeida Theatre. Goold was the artistic director of Headlong Theatre Company. Wikipedia
Highgate, England
Paul Gray (American musician)

Paul Gray (American musician) (April 8, 1972-May 24, 2010)

Paul Dedrick Gray, also known as The Pig or by his number #2, was an American musician, best known as the bassist and one of the founding members of the Grammy Award-winning metal band Slipknot. Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, US
Urbandale, Iowa, US
Joshua Green

Joshua Green (<a href="/born/year/1972" title="Celebrities Born in 1972">1972</a>-)

Joshua Green is an American journalist who writes primarily on United States politics. He is currently senior national correspondent at 'Bloomberg Businessweek' and a weekly columnist for the Boston Globe. Wikipedia
Shawn Green

Shawn Green (November 10, 1972-)

Shawn David Green is a former Major League Baseball right-fielder. Green was a 1st round draft pick and a two-time major league All-Star. He drove in 100 runs four times and scored 100 runs four times, hit 40 or more home runs three times, led the league in doubles, extra base hits, and total bases, won both a Gold Glove Award and a Silver Slugger... Wikipedia
Des Plaines, Illinois
Ely Guerra

Ely Guerra (February 13, 1972-)

Ely Guerra is a Mexican singer-songwriter who was born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Wikipedia
Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
Mike Hampton

Mike Hampton (September 9, 1972-)

Michael "Mike" William Hampton is an American former professional baseball player. Hampton played in Major League Baseball as a pitcher from 1993 through 2010. He pitched for the Seattle Mariners, Houston Astros, New York Mets, Colorado Rockies, Atlanta Braves and Arizona Diamondbacks. Wikipedia
Brooksville, Florida, United States

Anita Hegh (May 11, 1972-)

Anita Hegh is an Australian actor, known for starring as Ellen 'Mac' Mackenzie in the television series 'Stingers'. Wikipedia
Joe Hill (writer)

Joe Hill (writer) (June 4, 1972-)

Joseph Hillstrom King, better known by the pen name Joe Hill, is an American author and comic book writer. He has published three novels—'Heart-Shaped Box', 'Horns' and 'NOS4A2'—and a collection of short stories titled '20th Century Ghosts'. He is also the author of the comic book series 'Locke & Key'. Hill's parents are authors Stephen and Tabitha... Wikipedia
Bangor, Maine, United States

Tara Dawn Holland (October 2, 1972-)

Tara Dawn Holland is an American beauty pageant contestant, who was Miss America 1997. Wikipedia
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Dana International

Dana International (February 2, 1972-)

Sharon Cohen, professionally known as Dana International, born Yaron Cohen is an Israeli pop singer of Yemenite Jewish ancestry. She has released eight albums and three additional compilation albums, positioning herself as one of Israel's most successful musical acts ever. She is best known as the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 1998 in... Wikipedia
Tel Aviv, Israel
Jaromír Jágr

Jaromír Jágr (February 15, 1972-)

Jaromír Jágr is a Czech professional ice hockey right winger currently playing for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League. He has formerly played in the NHL with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Dallas Stars, Boston Bruins and New Jersey Devils, serving as captain of the Penguins and... Wikipedia
Kladno, Czechoslovakia

Anders Thomas Jensen (April 6, 1972-)

Anders Thomas Jensen is a Danish screenwriter and film director. Wikipedia
Frederiksværk, Denmark
Maz Jobrani

Maz Jobrani (February 26, 1972-)

Maziyar “Maz” Jobrani is an Iranian-born American comedian and actor who is part of the "Axis of Evil" comedy group. The group appeared on a comedy special on Comedy Central. Jobrani has also appeared in numerous films, television shows, including 'Better Off Ted', on radio, and in comedy clubs. His filmography includes roles in 'The Interpreter',... Wikipedia
Tehran, Iran
Karan Johar

Karan Johar (May 25, 1972-)

Karan Johar, often informally referred to as KJo, is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter, costume designer, actor and television personality who is primarily known for his work in Hindi films. He is the son of Hiroo Johar and the acclaimed producer Yash Johar. Wikipedia
Mumbai, Maharastra, India

Mark Johnson (boxer) (August 13, 1972-)

Marcellus Joseph Johnson, better known as Mark "Too Sharp" Johnson, is an American former boxer. A fast and skilled southpaw, Johnson won titles at flyweight and super flyweight twice. He also was a pound-for-pound ranked stalwart during the prime of his career, which ran from 1990 to 2006. If Johnson's resume was largely devoid of star names, it... Wikipedia
Washington, DC

Stevie Johnston (September 28, 1972-)

Steven Earl Johnston is an American boxer in the lightweight division. Johnston is a two-time former WBC Lightweight Champion. Wikipedia
Denver, Colorado USA
Juanes

Juanes (August 9, 1972-)

Juan Esteban Aristizábal Vásquez, better known as Juanes, is a Colombian musician who was a member of the heavy metal band Ekhymosis and is now a solo artist. In 2000, his solo debut album 'Fíjate Bien' won three Latin Grammy Awards. According to his record label, Juanes has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide. Wikipedia
Medellín, Colombia
Joseph Kahn

Joseph Kahn (October 12, 1972-)

Joseph Kahn is an American film and music video director. Wikipedia
Jersey Village, Texas

Sekhar Kammula (February 4, 1972-)

Sekhar Kammula is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer, known for his works exclusively in Telugu cinema. His first film, 'Dollar Dreams' was a critical success, and won him the National Film Award for best debutant director. He won 2 Filmfare Awards & 6 Andhra Pradesh state Nandi Awards. Sekhar was among the director's delegation to... Wikipedia
Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Alex Kapranos

Alex Kapranos (March 20, 1972-)

Alexander Paul Kapranos Huntley, commonly known as Alex Kapranos, is a Greek/English musician and the lead singer and guitarist of the Glasgow-based band Franz Ferdinand. Wikipedia
Almondsbury, Gloucestershire, England
Anurag Kashyap

Anurag Kashyap (September 10, 1972-)

Anurag Singh Kashyap is an Indian film director, screenwriter, producer and actor. He has received acclaim for his often realistic films, and is regarded as the face of an emerging new wave cinema for producing numerous independent films with newcomers. For his contributions to film, the Government of France awarded him the Ordre des Arts et des... Wikipedia
Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Matt Kenseth

Matt Kenseth (March 10, 1972-)

Matthew Roy "Matt" Kenseth is an American professional stock car racing driver. He drives the No. 20 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series full-time as well as the No. 18 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series on a part-time basis. Wikipedia
Cambridge, Wisconsin, USA
K-os

K-os (February 20, 1972-)

Kevin Brereton, better known by his stage name k-os, is a Canadian alternative rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. His given name may also be cited as Kheaven, a spelling he later adopted. Wikipedia
Toronto, Ontario
Wojciech Kuczok

Wojciech Kuczok (October 18, 1972-)

Wojciech Kuczok - Polish novelist, poet, and screenwriter. Wikipedia
Jesper Kyd

Jesper Kyd (February 3, 1972-)

Jesper Kyd Jakobson is a Danish composer, who has worked on video game, television, and film scores. He has composed soundtracks for the 'Assassin's Creed' series, 'Hitman' series, 'Borderlands' series, 'Darksiders II' and 'State of Decay', among many others. His scores use orchestra, choir, acoustic manipulations and electronic soundscapes. Wikipedia
Hørsholm, Denmark
Phil Laak

Phil Laak (September 8, 1972-)

Philip "Phil" C. Laak is an Irish-American professional poker player and a poker commentator, now residing in Los Angeles, California. Laak holds a World Poker Tour title, a World Series of Poker bracelet and has appeared on numerous nationally aired television shows. Wikipedia
Dublin, Ireland
Jude Law

Jude Law (December 29, 1972-)

David Jude Heyworth Law, known professionally as Jude Law, is an English actor, producer, and director. He has received nominations for two Academy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and two British Academy Awards, winning one. In 2007, he received an Honorary César and was named a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and... Wikipedia
Lewisham, London, England, UK

Nicolas Le Riche (<a href="/born/year/1972" title="Celebrities Born in 1972">1972</a>-)

Nicolas Le Riche is a French ballet dancer. He entered the Paris Opera Ballet school at age ten and joined the corps de ballet six years later; his first ròle was in Gsovsky's 'Grand Pas Classique'. He was promoted to 'sujet' in 1990 and 'premier danseur' in 1991. Balletmaster Rudolf Nureyev cast him as Mercutio and subsequently Romeo in his... Wikipedia
Sartrouvilles, Yvelines
Bobby Lee

Bobby Lee (September 17, 1972-)

Bobby Lee is an American actor and comedian best known as a cast member on 'MADtv' from 2001 to 2009 and for his roles in the films 'Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle', 'Pineapple Express' and 'The Dictator'. Wikipedia
San Diego, California United States
Justin Leonard

Justin Leonard (June 15, 1972-)

Justin Charles Garrett Leonard is an American professional golfer. Wikipedia
Dallas, Texas
Lisa Leslie

Lisa Leslie (July 7, 1972-)

Lisa Deshaun Leslie-Lockwood is a former American professional women's basketball player who played in the WNBA. She is a three-time WNBA MVP and a four-time Olympic gold medal winner. The number seven pick in the 1997 inaugural WNBA draft, she followed a superb career at the University of Southern California with seven WNBA All-Star appearances... Wikipedia
Gardena, California
David Levithan

David Levithan (September 7, 1972-)

David Levithan is an American young-adult fiction author and editor. His first book, 'Boy Meets Boy', was published by Knopf Books for Young Readers in 2003. He has written numerous works featuring strong male gay characters, most notably 'Boy Meets Boy' and 'Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List'. Wikipedia
Short Hills, New Jersey, USA
Steve Mac

Steve Mac (January 15, 1972-)

Steve Mac is a British musician, songwriter and record producer. He has worked with Shakira, One Direction, The Wanted, Westlife, Susan Boyle, Il Divo, JLS, Kelly Clarkson, Leona Lewis, The Saturdays and James Blunt. Wikipedia
Hermann Maier

Hermann Maier (December 7, 1972-)

Hermann Maier, known as the Herminator, is a former World Cup champion alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist from Austria. Born in Altenmarkt im Pongau in Salzburg, Maier ranks among the finest alpine ski racers in history, with four overall World Cup titles, two Olympic gold medals, and three World Championship titles. His 54 World Cup race... Wikipedia
Altenmarkt
Deborah Mailman

Deborah Mailman (July 14, 1972-)

Deborah Mailman is an Australian television and film actress. She was the first Aboriginal actress to win the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She is well known for having played the character "Kelly" on successful Australian television series, 'The Secret Life of Us'. She is also well known for her current role... Wikipedia
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Shaun Majumder

Shaun Majumder (January 29, 1972-)

Shaun Majumder is a Canadian Bengali comedian and actor. Wikipedia
Burlington, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Valerio Mastandrea

Valerio Mastandrea (February 14, 1972-)

Valerio Mastandrea is an Italian film actor. Mastandrea was born at Garbatella neighbourhood in Rome, Italy. He is a former philosophy student turned actor. Wikipedia
Rome, Italy
Jenny McCarthy

Jenny McCarthy (November 1, 1972-)

Jennifer Ann "Jenny" McCarthy is an American model, actress, author, and activist. She began her career in 1993 as a nude model for 'Playboy' magazine and was later named their Playmate of the Year. McCarthy then parlayed her 'Playboy' fame into a television and film acting career. More recently, she has written books about parenting, and has... Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Stuart McMillan

Stuart McMillan (<a href="/born/year/1972" title="Celebrities Born in 1972">1972</a>-)

Stuart McMillan is a Greenock-based Scottish National Party Member of the Scottish Parliament for West of Scotland region. Wikipedia
Barrow in Furness

Charlotte Mendelson (<a href="/born/year/1972" title="Celebrities Born in 1972">1972</a>-)

Charlotte Mendelson is a British novelist and editor. Wikipedia
Jonny Lee Miller

Jonny Lee Miller (November 15, 1972-)

Jonathan "Jonny" Lee Miller is an English and American film, television and theatre actor. He achieved early success for his portrayal of Simon "Sick Boy" Williamson in the dark comedy drama film 'Trainspotting', before earning further critical recognition for his performances in 'Afterglow', 'Mansfield Park', 'The Flying Scotsman' and 'Endgame';... Wikipedia
Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Carlos Mortensen

Carlos Mortensen (April 13, 1972-)

Juan Carlos Mortensen is a Spanish professional poker player of Danish descent and the only Hispanic Main Event winner of the World Series of Poker. Mortensen is known for his loose play, bluffing tactics, and interesting chip-stacking style. Wikipedia
Ambato, Ecuador
Thandie Newton

Thandie Newton (November 6, 1972-)

Thandiwe "Thandie" Newton is an English actress. She has appeared in several British and American films, and is known for roles such as Linda in 'The Pursuit of Happyness', Nyah Nordoff-Hall in 'Mission: Impossible II' and Christine in 'Crash', for which she received a number of awards, including a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Wikipedia
London, England
Odd Nordstoga

Odd Nordstoga (December 10, 1972-)

Odd Nordstoga is a musician, actor and editor from Vinje in Telemark, Norway. In 2004, he went from relative obscurity to becoming the country's biggest selling recording artist, with the phenomenal success of his first solo album proper, '"Luring"'. The album, a fusion of pop and Norwegian folk music, has sold more than 160,000 copies in Norway to... Wikipedia
Shaquille O'Neal

Shaquille O'Neal (March 6, 1972-)

Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal, nicknamed Shaq, is an American retired professional basketball player who is currently an analyst on the television program 'Inside the NBA'. Standing tall and weighing, he was one of the heaviest players ever to play in the NBA. O'Neal played for six teams throughout his 19-year NBA career. Wikipedia
Newark, New Jersey
Chris Osgood

Chris Osgood (November 26, 1972-)

Christopher John Osgood is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. He's currently ranked tenth in wins in NHL regular season history with 401 career wins. He spent the first part of his 17-year NHL career with the Detroit Red Wings, then the New York Islanders and the St. Louis Blues before returning to Detroit in 2005. He won three... Wikipedia
Peace River, AB, CAN
Mark Owen

Mark Owen (January 27, 1972-)

Mark Anthony Patrick Owen, is an English singer-songwriter. He is a member of pop-group Take That. As a solo artist, Owen had sold over 500,000 records worldwide and 45 million with Take That. Wikipedia
Oldham, Lancashire, England

Willie Palms (October 6, 1972-)

Willie Palms is an American professional boxer. Wikipedia
Jersey City, New Jersey
Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow (September 27, 1972-)

Gwyneth Kate Paltrow is an American actress, singer, and food writer. Wikipedia
Los Angeles, California, United States
Vanessa Paradis

Vanessa Paradis (December 22, 1972-)

Vanessa Chantal Paradis, known as Vanessa Paradis, is a French singer, model and actress. Wikipedia
Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Val-de-Marne, France
Kevin Parent

Kevin Parent (December 12, 1972-)

Kevin Parent is a bilingual Québécois singer-songwriter. Although his first language is English, he was born in Greenfield Park, Quebec, and was raised and educated in the French-speaking area of Bay of Chaleur in the municipality of Nouvelle during his childhood and attended high school at the École Antoine-Bernard in Carleton-sur-Mer and now... Wikipedia
Greenfield Park, Quebec, Canada

Karu Pazhaniappan (March 6, 1972-)

Karu Pazhanaiappan is a Tamil film director. Wikipedia
Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu
Andy Pettitte

Andy Pettitte (June 15, 1972-)

Andrew "Andy" Eugene Pettitte is an American baseball starting pitcher who has played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball, primarily for the New York Yankees. He has won five World Series championships with the Yankees and is a three-time All-Star. He ranks as MLB's all-time postseason wins leader with 19. Wikipedia
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Paul Phillips (poker player)

Paul Phillips (poker player) (August 9, 1972-)

Paul Phillips is an American software developer, entrepreneur and poker player. Wikipedia
San Francisco, California, U.S.

Pras (October 19, 1972-)

Pras is a two-time Grammy-winning American rapper, best known as one of the founding members of the critically acclaimed hip hop group, the Fugees, which included his cousin Wyclef Jean and recording artist Lauryn Hill. Wikipedia
Brooklyn, New York, United States

Kevin Puts (January 3, 1972-)

Kevin Matthew Puts is an American composer who won a Pulitzer Prize in 2012 for his first opera. Wikipedia
St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Eimear Quinn (December 18, 1972-)

Eimear Quinn is an Irish singer. She is best known for winning the Eurovision Song Contest 1996 with the song "The Voice". Wikipedia
Dublin
Patrick Rafter

Patrick Rafter (December 28, 1972-)

Patrick Michael "Pat" Rafter is an Australian former World No. 1 tennis player. He twice won the Men's Singles title at the US Open and was twice the runner-up at Wimbledon. Rafter was elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2006. He was known for his natural serve-and-volley style of play. He became the first man in the Open Era to win... Wikipedia
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Arjun Rampal

Arjun Rampal (November 26, 1972-)

Arjun Rampal is an Indian film actor, producer, model and a television host. Through his career in Bollywood movies, he has established himself as a leading actor of Bollywood. He made his acting debut in the 2001 romance 'Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat' portraying the role of a model. Rampal was appreciated for his performance and received several awards... Wikipedia
Jabalpur, India

John Relyea (<a href="/born/year/1972" title="Celebrities Born in 1972">1972</a>-)

John Relyea is a Canadian bass-baritone opera singer and winner of the 2003 Richard Tucker Award. Wikipedia
Toronto, Canada

Montse Ribé (<a href="/born/year/1972" title="Celebrities Born in 1972">1972</a>-)

Montse Ribé is a Spanish make-up artist and actress. She won the Academy Award for Makeup for her work in 'Pan's Labyrinth'. She was one of 115 people invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2007. Wikipedia
Barcelona, Catalonia
Anika Noni Rose

Anika Noni Rose (September 6, 1972-)

Anika Noni Rose is an American singer and actress known for her Tony Award-winning performance in the Broadway production of 'Caroline, or Change' and her starring role as Lorrell Robinson in the 2006 film 'Dreamgirls'. She also starred as Tiana, an African American princess in the 2009 film 'The Princess and the Frog'. In 2014 Rose played the role... Wikipedia
Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States
Michaël R. Roskam

Michaël R. Roskam (<a href="/born/year/1972" title="Celebrities Born in 1972">1972</a>-)

Michaël R. Roskam is a Belgian film director. Wikipedia
Sint-Truiden, Flanders, Belgium
Eli Roth

Eli Roth (April 18, 1972-)

Eli Raphael Roth is an American film director, producer, writer and actor. He is known for directing the horror film 'Hostel' and its sequel, 'Hostel: Part II'. He is also known for his role as Donny "The Bear Jew" Donowitz in Quentin Tarantino's war film 'Inglourious Basterds' for which he won both a SAG Award and a BFCA Critic's Choice Award.... Wikipedia
Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.
Sakis Rouvas

Sakis Rouvas (January 5, 1972-)

Anastasios "Sakis" Rouvas, known mononymously as Sakis, is a Greek recording, film and television artist; model; businessman and former pole vaulter. Born in Corfu, he won medals on the national athletics team during the 1980s. Rouvas began a musical career in 1991 as one of Greece's first pop performers, popularizing Western music. His tenor... Wikipedia
Mantouki, Corfu, Greece
John Ruiz

John Ruiz (January 4, 1972-)

John "The Quietman" Ruiz is an American former professional boxer. Ruiz is the first Latino heavyweight champion and former two-time WBA heavyweight champion. After a professional career spanning over 18 years, Ruiz officially announced his retirement from the sport at a press conference on April 26, 2010. His final fight was a title shot against... Wikipedia
Chelsea, Massachusetts
Ivete Sangalo

Ivete Sangalo (May 27, 1972-)

Ivete Maria Dias de Sangalo Cady is a Latin Grammy Award-winning Brazilian singer, songwriter, and occasional actress and television show host. She is one of the most popular and best-selling Brazilian female singers of the present, with six albums released with "Banda Eva", and seven more albums in a solo career. Sangalo is most often recognized... Wikipedia
Warren Sapp

Warren Sapp (December 19, 1972-)

Warren Carlos Sapp is a Hall of Fame former American college and professional football player who was defensive tackle in the National Football League for thirteen seasons. He played college football for the University of Miami, where he was recognized as a consensus All-American and won multiple awards. Wikipedia
Orlando, Florida, United States
Jill Scott

Jill Scott (April 4, 1972-)

Jill Scott is an American singer, model and actress. Her 2000 debut, 'Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1', went platinum, and the followups 'Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2' and 'The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3' both achieved gold status. She made her cinematic debut in the films 'Hounddog' and Tyler Perry's 'Why Did I... Wikipedia

Roja (actress) (November 17, 1972-)

Roja Selvamani is a South Indian actress and politician. She currently aligns with the YSR Congress party and won as MLA from Nagiri in 2014 general elections. Wikipedia
Hyderabad, India
Shaan (singer)

Shaan (singer) (September 30, 1972-)

Shantanu Mukherjee, known as Shaan, is an Indian playback singer more active in Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Urdu, Telugu and Kannada films and a television host. He hosted the shows 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa', 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs', 'Star Voice of India' and 'STAR Voice of India 2'. In 'Music Ka Maha Muqabla', his team, 'Shaan's Strikers', finished as... Wikipedia
Parel, Mumbai, India
Kelly Slater

Kelly Slater (February 11, 1972-)

Robert Kelly Slater is an American professional surfer known for his competitive prowess and style. He has been crowned ASP World Tour Champion a record 11 times, including 5 consecutive titles in 1994–98. He is the youngest and the oldest to win the title. Upon winning his 5th world title in 1997, Slater passed Australian surfer Mark Richards to... Wikipedia
Cocoa Beach, Florida, U.S.

Akiko Suwanai (February 7, 1972-)

Akiko Suwanai is a Japanese classical violinist. Wikipedia

Duane Swierczynski (February 22, 1972-)

Duane Louis Swierczynski is an American crime writer known for his work in non-fiction books, novels and comic books. Wikipedia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Tarkan (singer)

Tarkan (singer) (October 17, 1972-)

Tarkan Tevetoğlu, known as Tarkan, is a World Music Award-winning Turkish pop singer. He was born in West Germany and raised in Turkey. Tarkan has been known for the use of romantic themes in his work and has been nicknamed the "Prince of Pop" by the media. He has released several platinum-selling albums during his career, with an estimated 29... Wikipedia
Alzey, West Germany
Rob Thomas (musician)

Rob Thomas (musician) (February 14, 1972-)

Robert Kelly "Rob" Thomas is an American singer and songwriter. He is the primary songwriter and lead singer of the band Matchbox Twenty. Thomas also records and performs as a solo artist. Thomas earned three Grammy Awards for co-writing and singing on the Santana triple-platinum hit "Smooth", on the album 'Supernatural' in 1999. Wikipedia
Ramstein Air Base, Landstuhl, West Germany
Keith Tkachuk

Keith Tkachuk (March 28, 1972-)

Keith Matthew Tkachuk is a retired American professional ice hockey player who played for four teams and three franchises in his 19-year career. He is one of only four American-born players to score 500 goals, and is the sixth American player to score 1,000 points. Wikipedia
Boston, MA, USA
Chris Tomlin

Chris Tomlin (May 4, 1972-)

Christopher Dwayne Tomlin is an American contemporary Christian music artist, worship leader, and songwriter from Grand Saline, Texas, United States who has sold nearly 30 million records. He is a former staff member at Austin Stone Community Church and is signed to EMI's sixstepsrecords. Tomlin leads worship at many Passion events. Some of his... Wikipedia
Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker (August 31, 1972-)

Christopher "Chris" Tucker is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the 'Rush Hour' film series. Tucker became a frequent stand up performer on Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s. He came to prominence in the 1995 film 'Friday' alongside Ice Cube, and then appeared in Luc Besson's 'The Fifth... Wikipedia
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Robin Tunney

Robin Tunney (June 19, 1972-)

Robin Tunney is an American actress. She is known for her role as Teresa Lisbon in the television series 'The Mentalist', as well as previous roles in the films 'Encino Man', 'Empire Records', 'The Craft', 'End of Days', 'Supernova' and 'Vertical Limit', and the television series 'Prison Break'. Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Karl Urban

Karl Urban (June 7, 1972-)

Karl-Heinz Urban is a New Zealand actor. He is best known for playing Éomer in the second and third installments of Peter Jackson's 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy, Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy in 'Star Trek' and 'Star Trek Into Darkness', Cupid and Julius Caesar in 'Xena: Warrior Princess', Kirill in 'Bourne Supremacy', Vaako in 'The Chronicles of... Wikipedia
Wellington, New Zealand
Jason Varitek

Jason Varitek (April 11, 1972-)

Jason Andrew Varitek, nicknamed "Tek" is an American retired baseball catcher with the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. He works for the Red Sox as a "Special Assistant to the General Manager". After being traded as a minor league prospect by the Seattle Mariners, Varitek played his entire major league career for the Boston Red Sox. A... Wikipedia
Rochester, Michigan, USA
Rolando Villazón

Rolando Villazón (February 22, 1972-)

Rolando Villazón Mauleón is a Mexican tenor. He now lives in France and in 2007, he became a French citizen. Wikipedia
Fuentes de Satélite, Mexico
Goran Višnjić

Goran Višnjić (September 9, 1972-)

Goran Višnjić is a Croatian actor who has appeared in American and British films and television productions. He is best known for his role as Dr. Luka Kovač in the television series 'ER'. Now credited as Goran Visnjic in his English-language work, he adopted the simplified spelling of his name when he came to the United States in the late '90s,... Wikipedia
Šibenik, Croatia, Yugoslavia
Maura West

Maura West (April 27, 1972-)

Maura Jo West DeFreitas is an American actress, best known for her role as Carly Tenney on the CBS Daytime soap opera 'As The World Turns'. She is also known for her portrayal as Diane Jenkins on 'The Young and the Restless'. Wikipedia
Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.

Lance Whitaker (May 29, 1972-)

Lance Whitaker is an American heavyweight boxer, who won the bronze medal as an amateur at the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata. Nicknamed "Mount", or more recently "Goofi", Whitaker was known for his size and personability. Wikipedia
Granada Hills, California, U.S.

Jeremy Williams (boxer) (August 19, 1972-)

Jeremy Williams is a former professional boxer and mixed martial artist. Wikipedia
Fort Dodge, Iowa, United States
Jennifer Yuh Nelson

Jennifer Yuh Nelson (May 7, 1972-)

Jennifer Yuh Nelson, also known as Jennifer Yuh, is a South Korean-born American director and storyboard artist. She is best known for her directorial debut 'Kung Fu Panda 2'. Yuh is the first woman to solely direct an animated feature from a major Hollywood studio, and this film also proved to be the most financially successful one for a film... Wikipedia
South Korea

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