List of celebrities and famous people who were born on April 17th
Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 2009 - 20002004
French-Irish race horse (d. 2014)
Brynn Cartelli is a musician known for winning the 14th season of The Voice in 2018, making her the youngest winner in the show's history.
Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1999 - 19901999
Kenedy Brown is a dancer known for her viral dance videos on social media.
American family. The son of David Maurice, San Antonio Spurs basketball team's all-star center, and Valerie, his wife, Valerie. On 1/06/1993, his older brother David Maurice was also born.
Congolese footballer (d.2013)
Chance The Rapper is a Grammy-winning musician known for his unique style of hip-hop and his philanthropic efforts in his hometown of Chicago.
Mirai Nagasu is an American figure skater known for being the first American woman to land a triple axel at the Olympics.
American male, born to Silvia Rodden and Captain Jonathan Rodden. He was raised in a military family and learned how to travel well as a young man. He could also dream and travel alone for hours. Chris was a perpetually in motion because of his immense kinetic energy. His family ensured that he was taught swimming, soccer, and martial arts.
A rugby league player from Australia.
Romanian dancer and actor
Lancifer is a rapper known for his energetic performances and catchy, upbeat music.
Constance Jablonski is a French model known for her work with major fashion brands and her appearances in high-profile magazines and runway shows.
Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1989 - 19801989
Greek triple jumper
Japanese singer-songwriter (ONE OK ROCK and News).
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood is a Canadian actress known for her role as Steffy Forrester in the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful.
Formula One's Swiss/French driver. He was born in Switzerland and is also Frnch.
Nate Diaz is a professional mixed martial artist known for his career in the UFC and for his rivalry with Conor McGregor.
French professional tennis player, Mohammad Ali was nicknamed the Mohammad Ali of tennis. In 2004, he turned professional and was soon among the best players of his generation. He defeated Federer in the final of the 2014 Canadian Open.
French-Algerian was arrested at Marseille's Saint-Charles railway station (30 May 2014) in connection to the shooting at the Jewish Brussel Museum. It is believed that he spent one year (2013) in Syria with militant Islamists. Nemmouche was also the prisoner of hostages from France: Nicolas HA(c),nin and his associates, in Syria.
Luke Mitchell is an Australian TV actor known for his roles in TV shows such as Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and The Tomorrow People.
Miss World 2003: Miss Ireland Model and Miss World 2003: Miss Ireland Actress
French snowboarder, who won bronze in the men’s snowboard cross event at the 2006 Winter Olympics, Turin, Italy.
Cat Osterman is a retired American softball pitcher known for her successful career in college and professional softball, as well as her Olympic achievements.
Peruvian football player
Italian rugby player
Russian player in ice hockey
South Korean actor and model
South Korean actor and singer
Canadian ice hockey player
Danish mixed martial artist
English-Australian drug dealer (d. 2015).
American baseball player
American film and television actor
South Korean badminton player
Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1979 - 19701979
Indian actor singer and producer
Serbian-Slovenian triple jumper
American singer and actress
Scottish rugby player
American speed skater
French-born jazz musician David Murray, son of French family (saxophone, clarinet, flute)
Danish composer and pianist
Jamaican dancehall artist
Vries; soccer player (FC Twente).
Australian singer-songwriter/guitarist (Grinspoon & The Wrights).
American actor and musician
Maïwenn Le Besco is a French actress, director, and screenwriter known for her work in the film industry.
Miss Jamaica-Universe (1997).
French actress and director, daughter of French-Algerian actress Catherine Belkhodja and Patrick Le Besco (Breton of Vietnamese descent), she starred in several films as a child and teenage actress. Her young sister Isild is also an actress.
Jamaican long jumper and hurdler
California; figure skater (1995 Pacific Coast Junior champion).
American Ice Hockey Player
Posh is a British singer, who was also one of the Spice Girls. She is also the wife of David Beckham, a prominent English football player. They were married July 4, 1999, and had two children, Brooklyn Joseph Beckham and Romeo. Romeo (born September 1, 2002) and March 5, 1999.
Swedish singer and guitarist (Opeth).
Swedish producer and guitarist (Opeth Bloodbath, Katatonia)
NBA forward / center (Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia 76ers)
Tennis star in Denmark
Japanese sumo wrestler
Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics - 1996)
NFL quarterback (Denver Broncos - Super Bowl 32)
Australian basketball player and sportscaster
Japanese sumo wrestler
Japanese comedian and director of Japanese comic actor
Canadian Football League offensive linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders).
Italian guitarist, composer and fencer.
South Australia, Australia; basketball guard.
American actress and film producer. Her performance as Sydney Bristow, CIA officer, in ABC's spy-action thriller drama Alias garnered her recognition. The series aired for five seasons between 2001 and 2006. Garner was awarded a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe for her role in the series.
Sri Lankan cricketer
NFL offensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars).
American baseball player
American thoroughbred racehorse (Born 1972)
Safety (Saint Louis Rams).
Canadian ice hockey player
Australian rower (Olympics-1996).
NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars).
French criminal. He was a violent bank robber, known as "le rouge de laEUR(tm),A(c)vasion", and sentenced by the Rhone Court of Assizes to ten years in prison.
Finnish manager and footballer
Referee and Japanese footballer
English singer and actress
Sechelt -- NHL right-wing (Edmonton Oilers).
Redman is a rapper known for his energetic and humorous style, as well as his collaborations with Method Man.
WLAF quarterback (Barcelona Dragons).
Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1969 - 19601969
Adam McKay is a writer and director known for his work on comedy films such as Anchorman, Step Brothers, and The Other Guys.
French basketball player who won both the Euroleague in 1993 with Limoges CSP and the silver medal at 2000 Summer Olympics with Men's National Team.
Danish fashion designer
Dutch royal family, the son of Princess Margriets and Prince Pieter van Vollenhoven. He is one of four sons.
American guitarist and singer-songwriter
Peruvian-born Scottish actor
NFL linebacker / defensive end (Oakland Raiders).
American baseball player, a right-handed centerfielder who played with the Montreal Expos (1989–1994), Atlanta Braves (1995–1996), Cleveland Indians (1997), Milwaukee Brewers (1998–2000), Los Angeles Dodgers (2001–2002), and San Francisco Giants (2003–2005).
California, USA; actress (Maria Tomlinson Head of the Class).
California, USA; actor (Father Murphy Santa Barbara).
Georgia, USA; outfielder (Atlanta Braves and Cleveland Indians).
American screenwriter and producer of actor directors
Ohio, USA; LPGA golfer (1995 Nabisco Dinah Shore-second).
Japanese urban planner
Dutch actor, presenter and writer. Lutz was in a relationship Jet Sol, a presenter from the Netherlands. He had a son with Jet Sol in 2002. Lutz is the son Luc Lutz and Simone Rooskens, actress.
American singer Tool and A Perfect Circle
Canadian ice hockey player, and sportscaster
Charles Beigbeder is a French entrepreneur and politician, known for his involvement in various business ventures and his political career.
Ontario, Canada; NHL defenseman (New Jersey Devils).
American screenwriter and producer of actor directors
Jessica Martin is a British actress, comedian, and impressionist known for her work in television and stage productions.
Iowa City -- Swimmer (1984 Olympics-Gold Medalist)/model (jockey).
English trainer and jockey
French politician, member (dA(c)putA(c)) of the French National Assembly for the third constituency of Seine-et-Marne (Paris region) and Mayor of Montereau-Fault-Yonne (Seine-et-Marne).
American football player. He is a quarterback for the New York Jets. He was a 6/19/1984 Cincinnati Bengals player. He was the NFL's Most Valuable Player for 1989. He led his fierce Bengals against San Francisco 49ers in Miami.
English fashion designer
American union leader
Vikram is an Indian actor known for his work in Tamil cinema.
Russian pole vaulter
Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1959 - 19501959
Washington, DC -- Slalom single kayak (1996 Olympics - 9th place)
Canadian ice hockey player
England; rocker (ABC).
Georgia, USA; actor.
Russian major / Cosmonaut
Canadian javelin thrower (d.2013)
English screenwriter and author
Atlanta, Georgia -- Actor (Coy Dukes of Hazzard).
Lord Tyre Scottish judge and lawyer
California, United States -- Bodybuilder (1983 Gold Classic)
WBL forward (NY Stars and New Jersey Stars)
British singer, guitarist, and founder of 1970's British punk group, the Buzzcocks. He recorded a solo album in 1974, but it was not released until 1979, three year after he joined Buzzcocks. Shelley flew again solo after the group was disbanded. After a brief stint with another group, he rejoined the Buzzcocks as a solo pilot in 1988.
Dutch singer/guitarist (Bolland & Bolland).
American basketball coach and player
French business leader who has served as Executive Director at Artemis since 1992. He is also Vice-Chairman on the Board of Groupe PPR, and Chairman of ChristieaEUR(tm), the Supervisory Board.
English explorer and physician
Roddy Piper was a professional wrestler known for his time in the WWE and for his iconic feud with Hulk Hogan.
Italian Formula 1 race car driver. He won the Grand Prix 5/13/1990. Patrese began his career driving go-karts back in 1974. He became the world's champion go-kart driver back in 1977. In 1982, he made his debut in Formula 1 cars at the Grand Prix in Monte Carlo. He has won six championships and participated in many international competitions. Since …
Canadian professional wrestler
Canadian guitarist (The Monochrome Set and Adam and the Ants).
California, USA; actress (Kyle – Please Don't Eat the Daisies).
French journalist and writer, born in French protectorate Morocco. He is the author of several biographies and novels (Marcel Dassault. Georges Simenon. Gaston Gallimard. Jean Jardin. Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler. Albert Londres. HergA(c). He contributes to the print media as well as broadcasts radio programs.
French TV host of game shows. Roy died from cancer of the bones aged 40. This is unusual considering that this type of cancer is rarely seen in those less than 60.
Serbian warlord (d. 2000)
Lieutenant Governor of Jersey, English General and Politiker
Canadian ice hockey player
Serbian commander (d. 2000)
Scottish politician and businessman
Argentinean-British actress, who made her acting debut at 16 with her beautiful, doe-eyed beauty in "Romeo and Juliet." Hussey moved to England at the age of two with her mother. She took drama lessons at four years old and made her stage debut at thirteen.
Swedish ice hockey player and businessman
Swedish ice hockey player
German soccer/football player and manager.
French politician. He ran in the 2007 French presidential election under the banner of the Workers' Party (Parti des Travailleurs), a Trotskyist legacy. He was last in the 22 April round of voting, receiving 0.34% (123,540 votes)
French militant Corsican nationalist, well-known for his alleged links to Corsican banditry. He is the father to Christopher Pieri. He is known as "Le Vieux", or "The Old Man".
American basketball player, who played for 10 seasons starting in 1972.
Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1949 - 19401949
Switzerland -- Giant Slalom (1976 Olympics-Gold Medalist)
Czech pianist composer and producer
French radio-host producer, also known as 'Kriss Graffiti' or 'la Kriss,' who died on 19 November 2009, aged 61, at Issy-les-Moulineaux.
Italian model and second spouse of Nino Benvenuti, boxer.
Washington, USA, actor (The Chisholms Emerald Point NAS).
American waiter at a San Francisco restaurant. He was a square dancer as a hobby and even went to national meets.
British yachtswoman, who was first known for her participation in some of the most difficult boat races around the globe. She placed 5th in an all-around race. She filmed her first solo trip across the Atlantic in 1973.
Irish television and radio hosts
Baines; professor (Egyptologist).
Danish buddhist teacher in kagyu tradition. She was the wife of Ole Nydahl. She passed away in Kopenhagen on April 1, 2007.
French journalist and political adviser.
M van der Burg; Dutch Member of Parliament (CDA).
American stockbroker, billionaire, and a colleague of Bernard Madoff, a convicted felon. Jaffe, the head of Cohmad Securities Corporation funneled millions in private, corporate, and foundation money to Madoff as an investment. Madoff was convicted in June 2009 of operating a Ponzi scheme. Jaffe claimed he did not know anything about Madoff's fraud investment strategies, but federal and state authorities …
Professor / Pianist
rocker (Morthers Of Invention).
American academic and lawyer author
French scientist who specializes in volcanoes. Maurice Krafft, a geologist from France, married Catherine (or Katia), on 18 August 1970. They were both on a field trip to Japan to study the activity at the Umzem volcano. On 3 June 1991, there was an eruption that killed them both (depending on the source).
Writer/director (Maicol, Barnabo in the Mountains).
Finnish stage director and iconoclast of Finnish theater. Many actors have been driven to tears by his sadistic work style over the years.
Liverpool, England -- Singer/guitarist (When Will You Tell Me I Love You).
artistic director (Royal Court Theatre).
Estonian politician and architect Estonian Minister for the Interior
French cartoonist and caricaturist, her work has been published in French publications. Her work focuses on women's issues and women. Her series "Agrippine" was broadcast on French television in 2001.
English actor and singer (d. 1983).
American screenwriter and animator (d. 1992).
English politician and businessman Lord Lieutenant of Devon
Pundit for English horse racing on television
German soprano and actress
Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1939 - 19301939
French senior official who was head of the aEURoeGeneral Direction for ArmamentaEUR (French Government Defense Procurement Agency) responsible for program management, development, and purchase of weapon systems.
French ecclesiastic, a Trappist monk. On 3/17/1996, seven of monks were kidnapped from their monastery in Tibéhirine, Algeria and they were executed on 5/23/1996, reportedly by Muslim extremists. Their bodies were discovered on 5/30/1996 in Médéa, Algeria. In July 2009 a French general claimed that they were killed by an Algerian Army helicopter and that the French government had covered …
British healer, counselor, and author of "Gildas" books.
Author and academic American theologian (d.20111)
American author and theorist (d. 1988).
American politician and businessman 36th Lieutenant Governor of Texas
British Member of Parliament.
British Member of Parliament.
Austrian-German executive and automotive engineer
In Warner Bros' Porky's Duck Hunt, debuts
American broadcaster, Home Shopping Network and Pax TV were founded by Home Shopping Network (d. 2015).
Australian-English academic and surgeon
American producer and songwriter (d. 2011).
Italian opera singer
Dutch journalist King Comes!
American photographer and journalist (d. 2012).
Alderman/Lord Mayor (London).
English tennis player and sportscaster
Director of nursing services (Marie Curie Foundation).
tennis player (Davis Cup captain-Britain).
English trombonist and bandleader
Paris, France -- Singer (Jack Paar Show, Scruples)
French stunt actor, coordinator, assistant director, and occasional actor. He is a veteran of more than 1,400 films. He was also a 1956 French motorcross champion and a former rallycross champion.
Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1929 - 19201929
German musician, bandleader, composer, arranger.
11th Chancellor of University of Saskatchewan
CEO (Volunteer Development Scotland)
François-Xavier Nguyên Van Thuân was a Vietnamese Roman Catholic cardinal known for his resilience and faith during 13 years of imprisonment by the communist government in Vietnam.
United States -- Author (Pagan Rabbit & Other Stories).
Canadian politician and accountant
Eighth Prime Minister of India, serving in office 10 November 1990 aEUR 21 June 1991
East German politician and a key figure in the Socialist Unity Party's political scene. She was the Minister of Education (Volksbildung) of the GDR from 1963 to 1989. Erich Honecker was her husband, and the leader of East Germany between 1971-1989. Honecker was well-known for her extreme political views. She was responsible for the 1965 enactment the "Uniform Socialist Education …
Premier of Poland (1989-1990).
Italian soprano singer. She made her operatic lyric debut in 1951.
Director-General (Commonwealth War Graves Commission).
American military, major general. From 1981 to 1983, Forrester was commander of the United States Army Pacific. He retired in 1983. He died 25 July 2012.
Hong Kong-American actress, singer (d. 2014.)
Canadian Ice Hockey Manager (d. 2004).
Italian cinematographer, who was renowned for his work in both black-and white and colour films. His most notable collaborations were with Woody Allen and Michelangelo Antonioni.
Actress / interior designer
Lawyer and politician from Lebanon, 13th President of Lebanon (d. 1989).
German War Hero (d. 1990).
Officer in the Austrian-German SS (d. 1990).
He was an American tennis player who won a Grand Slam in 1950. In 1969, he was inducted into The International Hall of Fame. In November 1956, he was partially paralysed and became blind in one eye after a motorcycle accident.
Albany International is an American engineering consultant and businessman. It is a high-tech materials manufacturer for aerospace and paper. Standish has pursued interest in production, manufacturing and technical engineering and graduated from college with a BS degree in Business and Engineering Administration at MIT in 1945. He enjoys playing duplicate bridge, which he does when he is not working.
Australian public servant
American-Japanese critic and author (d. 2013).
founder (Euromoney Publications).
Indian-English screenwriter and actor (d. 1994).
American actor who got his first major break in 1941's "Stage Door Canteen" and went on to star in 1944's "Home in Indiana". He made his first film appearance in "Romeo and Juliet", a 1936 film. He also played small roles as an additional. He was often a lead role in films as a child actor. He left the film …
American journalist and anchor of news, one of the original anchors for the TV news program "60 Minutes."
Cabinetmaker designer / writer
He was a French Olympian and a track and cross athlete.
American astronomer and professor at a university. In 1956, Johnson received the Helen B. Warner Prize from the American Astronomical Society. Johnson is most remembered for introducing UBV photometric systems in 1953. On 2 April 1980, he died in Mexico City from a heart attack.
CEO (Midland Bank).
Italian filmmaker who focuses primarily on westerns and crime dramas.
She was a French writer, editor, and reporter. She also served as a nurse during WWII. After being wounded in the war, she was awarded the Croix de Guerre. In 1945 she was made Chevalier de la LA(c)gion d'honneur. She became a reporter after the war and was editor-in-chief at Vogue magazine between 1954-1966. She also published fiction. Her first …
Swedish poet / writer (Kain)
Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1919 - 19101919
Costa Rica-born Mexican singer. Her renditions of Mexican rancheras were her most prominent contribution, but she is also well-known for her contributions to Latin American music. She was an important interpreter in Europe and the Americas, muse of Pedro AlmodA3var. Her haunting performances earned her the nickname "la voz a!spera de laternura", which is the rough voice that evokes tenderness. …
Canadian politician and lieutenant 24th Lieutenant Governor in Quebec
American actor (Born 1918).
American actor, Academy Award winner. He is well-known since the release of "Golden Boy," his first film in 1939. He was nominated for an Oscar for "Sunset Boulevard", 1950. In 1953, he won the Best Actor Oscar.
Bridge over the River Kwai (SOB).
Actress (Devil and Daniel Webster; Stella Dallas).
French Chairman and Managing director of Heudron Dairy. 19660-'77 and President of Eure's Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 1968-'86 and 1978-'81. He was originally a mechanical engineer in the French Navy's 1939 fleet. In 1943, he became a Factory director. He was married on 10/04/1939.
Puerto Rican pianist and musician, he is considered to be the second-best native pianist after Jesus Maria SanromA! and one of the best musicians in his country. He studied at the Longy School of Music, Massachusetts (1946-1951), and at Bennington College. In 1953, he received a Master of Arts degree from the University of Vermont. A Fulbright scholarship allowed him …
American Astrologer, AFA member since June 1958.
Ceylon politician and first female Prime Minister. After her husband's assassination in 1960, she was elected to the position and served until 1977. She was born to an aristocratic, wealthy family. She married Bandaranaike and they had three children. She joined the political ring after her husband's death on 9/25/1959 and worked with the Party until 1964. Her Party split …
Third President of Union of Myanmar
French footballer manager and player
As she was the First Lady of Guatemala between 1951-1954, and she was also married to the Guatemalan President Coronel Jacobo Arbenz GuzmA!n.
American politician, fighter pilot and Medal of Honor recipient.
Sri Lankan politician, and the first female head of government in the world (d. 2000).
Armenian painter (d. 1999)
Scottish guerilla fighter (d. 2009)
American art director (d.1984)
American art director (d.1984)
American illustrator (d. 1967).
Belgian poet and astrologer. He was the author of "The Little Sentimental Zodiac".
Salt Lake City, Utah -- Actor (Leslie Peyton Place).
American artist, painter, and violin maker. He is also a grandson and grandnephew to Henry James, the writer. He was married to Juliana Borden and had three children.
Carlsbad (New Mexico) -- Actor (Missile to the Moon).
Lawyer / Aldeburgh Festival Pioneer
Italian politician and physician. He was confirmed by the Chambers of Deputies from 1975 to 1979 when he was elected into the Italian Senate. He died 5 November 1989.
Hungarian-born actress, singer, naturalized citizen of United States
French novelist and author of great fame, whose humorous and witty novels often addressed the problems in families and marriages. His works were eventually translated into thirty languages.
World chess champion (1948-1963).
French manager and footballer (d. 1997).
Screenwriter and producer from Australia (d. 1999).
Greek politician and historian, Greek Minister of Defence (d. 90).
Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1909 - 19001909
French politician, speaker of French Senate for 24 Years and twice interim president.
Louis Marie Poher is a politician.
Pacifist / journalist
American physician (d. 1984)
Editor-in-chief (New Rotterdam Daily)
Kaiser Permanente was founded by an American physician (d. 1984).
American actor and journalist (d. 1960).
Corbin, Kentucky -- Actor (Dagwood–Blondie).
Montclair, New Jersey -- Actor.
Peruvian poet, considered to be one of the best exponents contemporary poetry in Peru with compatriots Jose Maria Eguren and Cesar Vallejo as well as Adam Martin, Adam Martin, CA(c)sar Moro, and others.
Playwright/director (Story of Louis Pasteur).
Ukrainian-American cellist, educator (d. 1976).
American hurdler and coach (d.75)
Russian-American composer and educator
A French top government official who was assassinated in an attempt to kill his wife, probably by Soviet service in 1957.
composer (The Holy Devil).
Peruvian politician and heiress in the 1960s. From 1963 to 1964 she was Lima's mayor, one of only two women who held that office. Susana VillarA!n is the current mayor.
Mexican diplomat and poet (d. 1974).
French dancer and stripper, Doriane Mauchain was also known as "Dodo"