List of Famous people born on April 29th
Jerome Allen Seinfeld is an American comedian, actor, writer and producer. He is best known for playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld, which he created and wrote with Larry David. The show aired on NBC from 1989 until 1998, becoming one of the most acclaimed and popular American sitcoms of all time. As a stand-up comedian, Seinfeld specializes in observational comedy. In 2004, Comedy Central named him the 12th-greatest stand-up comedian of all time.
Candace Amber Owens Farmer is an American conservative author, political commentator, and activist. Initially critical of President Donald Trump and the Republican Party, Owens eventually became known for her pro-Trump activism as a black woman, in addition to her criticism of Black Lives Matter and the Democratic Party. She worked for the conservative advocacy group Turning Point USA between 2017 and 2019 as its communications director. She is scheduled to have her own podcast with The Daily Wire starting in 2021.
Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is a retired English actor with dual British and Irish citizenship. One of the most respected actors of his generation, he has also been hailed as one of the greatest actors in cinematic history. His numerous awards include three Academy Awards for Best Actor, making him the only actor to have three wins in that category and one of only three actors to win three Oscars. He won four BAFTA Awards for Best Actor, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and two Golden Globe Awards. In June 2014, Day-Lewis received a knighthood for services to drama.
Siddhant Chaturvedi is an Indian film actor. He starred as a teenage cricketer in the Prime Video web series Inside Edge from 2017 to 2019 and ventured into Bollywood films with the supporting role of a street rapper in the musical drama Gully Boy (2019). For the latter, he won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Bernard Lawrence Madoff is an American former market maker, investment advisor, financier and convicted fraudster who is currently serving a federal prison sentence for offenses related to a massive Ponzi scheme. He is the former non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, the confessed operator of the largest Ponzi scheme in world history, and the largest financial fraud in U.S. history. Prosecutors estimated the fraud to be worth $64.8 billion based on the amounts in the accounts of Madoff's 4,800 clients as of November 30, 2008.
Gavan O'Herlihy is an American actor. He is best known for his role as the first Chuck Cunningham on Happy Days.
Mallory Diane Pugh is an American soccer player who plays as a forward for Chicago Red Stars of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), the highest division of women's professional soccer in the United States, and the United States women's national soccer team. In January 2016, she became the youngest female player to be selected and play for the U.S. national team during an Olympic qualifying tournament.
Uma Karuna Thurman is an American actress, writer, producer and model. She has performed in a variety of films, from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action films. Following her appearances on the December 1985 and May 1986 covers of British Vogue, Thurman starred in Dangerous Liaisons (1988). She rose to international prominence with her performance as Mia Wallace in Quentin Tarantino's 1994 film Pulp Fiction, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award, the BAFTA Award, and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. Often hailed as Tarantino's muse, she reunited with the director to play the main role of The Bride in Kill Bill: Volume 1 and 2, which brought her two additional Golden Globe Award nominations.
Katherine Langford is an Australian actress. After appearing in several independent films, she had her breakthrough starring as Hannah Baker in the Netflix television series 13 Reasons Why from 2017 to 2018, for which she received a nomination for a Golden Globe Award. She went on to roles in the films Love, Simon (2018), Knives Out (2019), and Spontaneous (2020), and starred in the 2020 Netflix series Cursed.
Ronald Louis Washington is an American former professional baseball shortstop. He played Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, and Houston Astros.