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

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2009 - 2000

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


1999 - 1990

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

  • English signer

  • Movie Actress

  • Two-year-old French victim of homicide. She was killed along with her mother, sister, and maternal grandparents. Stephane, her father, then shot her to death. He committed suicide on the 11th of June 1992, 9:10 PM ET, Aubagne, France.

  • English gymnast


1989 - 1980

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

  • American producer and guitarist, singer-songwriter

  • Model and director of pornographic English actress

  • French footballer

  • French footballer


1979 - 1970

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

  • Jerry O'Connell
  • French two-time Motocross World Champion

  • American singer

  • Japanese guitarist songwriter and producer (Dir En Grey)

  • New York; actor (Scream 2, Sliders, Andrew Clements - My Secret Identity).


1969 - 1960

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

  • Michael Bay
  • American journalist, TV writer, and mystery novelist. Her books include "Zen and the Art of Murder" and “Zen and the City of Angels." Zen Moses, her hardboiled female detective, was introduced in these books.

  • American sports columnist

  • Washington, USA; pitcher (Chicago Cubs).

  • Politician

  • American basketball legend, known as "Best Player Alive" by many. He was the most influential and dynamic player in pro basketball for 13 seasons. His remarkable career included dazzling performances, many awards, and a stellar career. Six world championships were won by the Chicago Bulls. He also scored ten titles and received enough Most Valuable Player awards for his own …

  • Michael Jordan

    American basketball legend, known as "Best Player Alive" by many. He was the most influential and dynamic player in pro basketball for 13 seasons. His remarkable career included a stunning career that saw him accomplish almost everything. Six world championships were won by the Chicago Bulls. He also scored ten titles and received enough Most Valuable Player awards for his …

  • Larry the Cable Guy

    American actor and comedian

  • Lou Diamond Phillips

    American actor

  • American music video director

  • Politician

  • American politician. Jacques is the openly homosexual mother of two boys. She has been a Massachusetts senator since 1993. She was elected head of Human Rights Campaign, an advocacy group for gay and lesbians based in Washington, D.C., in November 2003. This position she assumed on January 1, 2004. The position was vacated a year later, for reasons she wasn't …


1959 - 1950

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

  • Washington, USA; actor.

  • "Danny" Ainge, basketball and football superstar.

  • Israeli politician and former leader of the Mizrahi Israeli party Shas. After a period of political success that included two cabinet posts before the age 30, Deri was indicted in a corruption scandal and sentenced to two years imprisonment. After a thirteen year hiatus, he was reinstated as the leader of Israel's Shas Party in October 2012.

  • American football player

  • Swimming USA (1984 Olympics - 3 Gold Medals).

  • Massachusetts, USA; equestrian 3-day (Olympics-silver-1996).

  • Ukrainian-born footballer, who won 45 caps for Soviet Union. Baltacha was a player for Dynamo Kiev, where he won the Cup Winners Cup in 1986, the Soviet Top League, Soviet Cup four times and the Soviet Super Cup three times. Baltacha also participated in the FIFA World Cup 1982 and was a finalist at the European Championships 1988. He won …

  • Canadian singer-songwriter that conveys a forlorn Celtic and mystical feel in her songs. Her haunting, beautiful and evocative theme music was used in the documentary "Goddess Remembered", about the witch huntings of the middle ages.

  • Chinese Nobel Prize winner for Academic Literature and Chinese author

  • Pilot officer in Pakistan Air Force during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1991 (d. 1971).

  • French detective story writer.

  • South African politician and Mayor for Cape Town. Concurrently, she is the leader of Independent Democrats, a South African party that she founded in 2003 through a floor-crossing window. De Lille was elected to dual party membership when the ID merged in South Africa's Democratic Alliance on 15 August 2010.

  • Indian writer, scholar, poet. Alexander was born in India and Sudan and now lives and works in New York City. She is the Distinguished Professor of English at Hunter College as well as the CUNY Graduate Center's PhD program in English. Alexander is the author or numerous books of poetry, literary memoirs and essays. She also has works of fiction, …


1949 - 1940

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

  • English singer and guitarist (Henry CowArt Bears Massacre, Skeleton Crew).

  • American designer. He is a young, rising prop designer who creates and builds bizarre props, masks, and costumes. His credits include Bette Midler’s mermaid tail and giant rats for a horror movie, and credits on "The Thing” and "Star Trek: The Movie."

  • Italian musician. He was the drummer and singer for the Italian group New Trolls, 1966-1989. He is still a member of the group and it has gone through many incarnations. Since 2011, they are known as the UT New Trolls.

  • French actor. His mother was French and his father was Iranian. In the 1970s, he first played a few small roles. He was best known for his role as the father and husband in 'Tableau d'honneur' (1992).

  • American actor and director of television

  • American basketball coach and player (d. 2012).

  • Mexican actor and singer

  • José José

    Mexican actor and producer of singers.

  • Italian business executive and lawyer. After obtaining a law degree, he became a specialist in worker's rights and then took a position in the family business. He was elected President of the Committee of Young Entrepreneurs in 1978. He was Vice-President at Confindustria, and then President of the mega-company.

  • Norwegian singer and actor

  • Dutch vocalist (Clown).

  • British actor, painter, and writer (Terror From Within).

  • Illinois, USA; actress Mary Hartman ).

  • French singer and songwriter.

  • American singer

  • American politician and candidate for Governor of Massachusetts. Grossman, who was formerly the national party chairman, is a workaholic. He often manages to get by on just four hours sleep while reading legal briefs and pacing. Grossman has been married to Barbara since 1982. They have three children.

  • Denmark -- Yachting (1976, 80 Olympics - Gold Medalist)

  • He was a French actor and singer. Popular across Europe were the Charlots, particularly with their funny movies. GA(c)rard also enjoyed sciences like astronomy.

  • French member of the National Skating Team.

  • Canadian producer and actor

  • American housewife and activist, head of Citizens for Limited Taxation, a popular antitax group.

  • Greek macroeconomist

  • American activist and political leader who founded the Black Panther Party, which became a symbol for black militancy between the 1970's and the 1960's.

  • Italian government Minister made many laws regarding the speed of the autostrada in the summer 1988.

  • Gene Pitney

    American singer, songwriter, and pop vocalist. He is best known for his simple singing style and the hit song "Town Without Pity." He wrote songs for other groups and singers early in his career, such as "He's a Rebel" for The Crystals, and "Today's Teardrops” for Roy Orbison.

  • Gratiot County Writer

  • Australian Ballet Legend and Artistic Director of A.I.C.D. (Australian Institute of Classical Dance.

  • World Music Singer

  • A former Danish prince who seemed likely to one day become king, until 1953 when the constitution was amended to allow females to inherit it. His branch of the dynasty fell behind Princess Margrethe and his two younger sisters. In order to marry a man of commoner, he gave up his princely rank as well as his rights to the …

1939 - 1930

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

  • American merchandise marketer, Clark Equipment's CEO is an American. Clark Equipment is a large-scale construction/large equipment manufacturer company. McKernan studied at New York University and was interested in merchandise marketing, production, and manufacturing.

  • American/Canadian actress

  • American banjo player

  • Head (US Commission on Civil Rights)

  • Novelist

  • Georgia, United States -- NFL fullback (Cleveland Browns), / actor ("Dirty Dozen")

  • Jim Brown

    Georgia, United States -- NFL fullback (Cleveland Browns), / actor ("Dirty Dozen")

  • USA; NFL fullback (Cleveland Browns), actor ("The Dirty Dozen")

  • St-Brieuc Journalist

  • American basketball player, who played for one season in pro basketball in 1961.

  • American country music singer, songwriter and drummer. He is also known as the "Country Caruso". Bush is well-known for his distinctive voice, and for writing "Whiskey River", a hit for Willie Nelson and himself.

  • Christina Pickles

    English-American producer and actress

  • After being captured during a covert operation in the Golan Heights, an Israeli soldier committed suicide in Syria on 13 January 1955. He was a symbol for courage and patriotism within Israel.

  • Australian entertainer and visual artist. Humphries abandoned his University law studies to perform at reviews. He then created his character Edna Everage, a typical lower-middle-class housewife. He went to England in 1959 for a stage production, but returned three years later with his own production.

  • Alan Bates

    British actor, stage and screen. He starred in the original London stage production "Look Back in Anger" at 22. He appeared in many movies including "The Fixer," Zorba The Greek," "Women in Love", and "Georgy Girl". His brilliant debut on the stage was continued with roles like "Butley" or "Fortune's Fool."

  • British author of psychological thrillers and crime fiction; an award-winner both on the Atlantic and in Britain. She is a former journalist who built a reputation as one of the most respected crime novelists. The British Crime Writers Association awarded her novel, "A Demon In My View," the gold Dagger Award. Her other works include "A Sleeping Life", "The Best …

  • French business executive and former chairman of BRED, Banque rA (c)gionale et dA(c),ts), one of the most popular French banks.

  • Ukrainian-Israeli academic and physicist (d. 2013).

  • American manager and player

1929 - 1920

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

  • Alejandro Jodorowsky
  • British actress who is a master of her craft. Routledge was awarded a Tony Award for her performance on the New York stage as "Darling of the Day" in June 1968. Her career began as an assistant stage manager at Liverpool Playhouse. She has appeared in a few plays by Alan Bennett and was Kitty, the funny, straight-talking overnight celebrity …

  • New York, USA. Novelist (The Promise).

  • Hal Holbrook

    American actor on screen and stage, whose first film was "The Group" (1966). His films include "All the President's Men", 1976, "Wall Street", 1987 and "Carried Away," 1995. In 1997, he also voiced "Hercules". Holbrook is well-known in genuine theater. He has played a variety stage roles and was a regular on TV's "The Bold Ones". He has received five …

  • France sport Champion

  • Ohio, USA; actor (All the President's Men Mark Twain).

  • German/Norwegian cartoon character (The Slogan).

  • English composer and conductor (d.2003)

  • Margaret Truman

    American writer, daughter Harry S. Truman (1924).

  • France sport Champion

  • Bicyclist from Italy, who won the Gold Medal at London Olympics 1948.

  • American writer, noted family, and the daughter of U.S. President Harry S. Truman. She was an opera coloratura singer from 1947-1954, and became a radio hostess and TV hostess. Her niche was as an author of more than 20 books (by 2000). She is a well-known mystery writer. Clifton Daniel, a newspaper editor, married her on 4/21/1956. They had four …

  • USA; President's daughter, writer (Murder At FBI), pianist.


1919 - 1910

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

  • Raf Vallone

    He is a talented and handsome Italian actor. He graduated from the University of Turin and became a professional soccer player, critic and got minor roles in a few films. He won international acclaim in 1949 for his performance in "Bitter rice", the first of many complex characters he would portray in his long and prolific acting career. Vittoria De …

  • Russian prince and famous Rugby Union footballer who played in England. (Born 1916)

  • composer.

  • American Marine, American military who was awarded the Medal of Honor by the Medal of Honor Society for his "conspicuous gallantry" and "intrepidity at great risk during World War II. This medal was presented to him during the Battle of Okinawa. He died in May 1945.

  • At 81, a teacher/writer dies

  • Arthur Kennedy

    Worcester, Massachusetts -- Actor (Fantastic Voyage and Peyton Place).

  • Breton stage actor, journalist and author. He also wrote for radio in French and Breton languages. He directed a weekly radio program in Breton for many years and helped to create the Festival de Cornouaille, a Quimper summer festival.

  • American science fiction and fantasy writer. She died 17 March 2005.

  • American Astrologer. He is a long-standing AFA member since October 1945. After a time, he dropped out but was reinstated in August 1970.

  • American novelist and author of the 1957 John Newbery Medal winning novel

  • Yssingeaux EXecutives

  • New York actor (Man With Golden Gun).

  • Actor (Big Sky Apache Uprising), died at 68

1909 - 1900

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

  • Belgium sport Champion

  • Oak Park, Illinois -- Actor (Peyton Place)

  • Spanish priest. Enter the congregation of discalced Carmelites on 4 December 1930. His superiors were posted in Toledo in 1934.

  • Sportscaster (Dodgers and Yankees), dies in 84

  • Estonian actor and singer

  • Estonian wrestler

  • Italian poet and writer. He travelled in his teens to Albania, Montenegro, and other Balkan states. Later, as a merchant ship sailor, he traveled to ports throughout Europe, North Africa, and the Mediterranean Sea. He returned to Italy and worked as a tax collector in Palermo, for two years. He moved to Paris in 1923, where he met influential avant-garde …

  • Director of the "Bouglione Circus", also known as "Le Cirque d'Hiver", in Paris. Patriarch of Bouglione Dynasty.

  • German-American international relations scholar who started his career in Frankfurt as a judge. After leaving Nazi Germany in 1932 for a trip in Geneva, he did not return and settled in the United States in 1937. In 1943, he was naturalized as a citizen and began teaching in Chicago and New York from 1974. His first major work, "Man Versus …

  • A French sailor who crossed 10 times the Atlantic.

  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- Operatic contralto (banned by D.A.R.

  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- Operatic contralto (banned D.A.R.

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