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List of celebrities and famous people who were born on April 17th

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2009 - 2000

Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 2009 - 2000

  • 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.

  • Family Member


1999 - 1990

Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1999 - 1990

  • 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)

  • YouTube Star

  • American actor.

  • YouTube Star

  • 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 fencer

  • 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.

  • Musical.ly Star

  • A rugby league player from Australia.

  • Romanian dancer and actor


1989 - 1980

Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1989 - 1980

  • Nate Diaz is a professional mixed martial artist known for his career in the UFC and for his rivalry with Conor McGregor.

  • Rooney Mara

    Movie Actress

  • 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

    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.


1979 - 1970

Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1979 - 1970

  • Jennifer Garner

    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)


1969 - 1960

Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1969 - 1960

  • Adam McKay

    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.

  • 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


1959 - 1950

Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1959 - 1950

  • 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.

  • Kristine Sutherland
  • Dutch singer/guitarist (Bolland & Bolland).

  • Roddy Piper

    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 …

  • American singer-songwriter

  • Canadian professional wrestler

  • Canadian guitarist (The Monochrome Set and Adam and the Ants).

  • 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.

  • Olivia Hussey

    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 actress

  • American basketball player, who played for 10 seasons starting in 1972.

1949 - 1940

Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1949 - 1940

  • 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.

  • 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

  • David Bradley

    British actor

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Billy Fury

    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

1939 - 1930

Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1939 - 1930

  • 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 …

  • Musician

  • American broadcaster, Home Shopping Network and Pax TV were founded by Home Shopping Network (d. 2015).

  • English trombonist and bandleader

  • Paris, France -- Singer (Jack Paar Show, Scruples)

  • Musician

  • 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.

1929 - 1920

Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1929 - 1920

  • 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.

  • CEO (RNLI).

  • 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.

  • Joan Lorring

    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).

  • Indian-English screenwriter and actor (d. 1994).

  • Lon McCallister

    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.

  • Memphis Actor

  • 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 …

  • Warburton painter.

  • Swedish poet / writer (Kain)

1919 - 1910

Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1919 - 1910

  • 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

  • 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.

  • American politician

  • 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 …

  • Strasbourg Journalist

  • Businessman

  • 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)

  • 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).


1909 - 1900

Famous birthdays on April 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1909 - 1900

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • lyricist (Ketelbinkie).

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