List of Famous people born on January 3rd
Michael Schumacher is a retired German racing driver who competed in Formula One for Jordan, Benetton, Ferrari and Mercedes. Schumacher has a joint-record seven World Drivers' Championship titles and, at the time of his retirement from the sport in 2012, he held the records for the most wins (91), pole positions (68) and podium finishes (155)—which have since been broken by Lewis Hamilton—while he maintains the records for the most fastest laps (77) and the most races won in a single season (13), amongst others.
Greta Tintin Eleonora Ernman Thunberg is a Swedish environmental activist who is internationally known for challenging world leaders to take immediate action against climate change. Thunberg initially gained notice for her youth and her straightforward speaking manner, both in public and to political leaders and assemblies, in which she criticises world leaders for their failure to take what she considers sufficient action to address the climate crisis.
Florence Pugh is an English actress. She made her professional debut in the mystery film The Falling (2014) and gained recognition for her leading role as an unhappily married woman in the independent drama Lady Macbeth (2016). Her performance in the latter won her the BIFA Award for Best Actress. She also drew critical praise for her leading role in the TV miniseries The Little Drummer Girl (2018).
Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson is an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his action hero roles, particularly his breakout role as Max Rockatansky in the first three films of the post-apocalyptic action series Mad Max and as Martin Riggs in the buddy cop film series Lethal Weapon.
Elisha Nelson Manning IV is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 16 seasons with the New York Giants. After playing college football at the University of Mississippi, he was selected first overall in the 2004 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers and traded to the Giants during the draft. He is the youngest son of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning and younger brother of former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning.
On August 25, 2020, amid the Kenosha unrest, Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old male from Antioch, Illinois, shot and killed two people and wounded another during multiple confrontations at two locations. He was armed, allegedly illegally, with an AR-15 style rifle and one of the victims had a handgun. Those who had been chasing him were physically confronting Rittenhouse at the time that they were shot. Kenosha resident Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and Silver Lake resident Anthony Huber, 26, were killed, while West Allis resident Gaige Grosskreutz, 26, lost his bicep, but reconstructive surgery enabled him to keep his arm. Two other people present at the protest also chased and confronted Rittenhouse, and he either did not shoot at them, or missed.
Delphine Wespiser is a French model, television presenter and politician. She is a beauty pageant titleholder who was elected Miss Haut-Rhin 2011, Miss Alsace 2011 and Miss France 2012.
Danica Mae McKellar is an American actress, mathematics writer, and education advocate. She played Winnie Cooper in the television series The Wonder Years from 1988–1993, and since 2010 has voiced Miss Martian in the animated superhero series Young Justice.
Marion Davies was an American actress, producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist. Educated in a religious convent, Davies fled the school to pursue a career as a chorus girl. As a teenager, she appeared in several Broadway musicals and one film, Runaway Romany (1917). She soon became a featured performer in the Ziegfeld Follies. While performing in the 1916 Follies, she met newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst and became his mistress. Hearst took over management of Davies' career and promoted her as a motion picture actress.
Eisaku Yoshida is a Japanese freelance actor and singer. His ex-wife is model Risa Hirako.
Roderick James Nugent Stewart, known as Rory Stewart, is a British diplomat, author, explorer, academic and politician who is a senior fellow at Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs where he teaches politics and international relations. As a diplomat, he served in Indonesia, as the British Representative to Montenegro, and in Iraq, as Deputy Governorate Coordinator in Maysan and Dhi Qar, before establishing the Turquoise Mountain Foundation in Afghanistan, and becoming the Ryan Professor of Human Rights at Harvard University's Kennedy School.
Anna May Wong
Anna May Wong was an American actress, considered to be the first Chinese American Hollywood movie star, as well as the first Chinese American actress to gain international recognition. Her varied career spanned silent film, sound film, television, stage, and radio.
Christophe Castaner is a French politician who served as Minister of the Interior from 16 October 2018 to 6 July 2020. He served as the Executive Officer of La République En Marche! and Secretary of State for Relations with Parliament from 2017 to 2018. He served as Spokesperson of the Government under Prime Minister Édouard Philippe in 2017. He was also spokesperson for Emmanuel Macron during his campaign for the presidential election of 2017.
Thomas Bangalter is a French musician, record producer, singer, songwriter, DJ, and composer. He is best known as one half of the French house music duo Daft Punk, alongside Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. He has recorded and released music as a member of the trio Stardust, the duo Together, and as a solo artist. Bangalter's work has influenced a wide range of artists, many of whom are involved in different genres.
Mayumi Wakamura is a Japanese actress. She decided to be an actress at age sixteen when she saw a stage production by Tatsuya Nakadai's troupe. Later she joined his stage production to be an actress. She debuted in the six-month Asadora TV series Hassai Sensei in 1987 when she was 21 years old. After the show, she started appearing on other TV shows including several TV movies and series. In 1988 she was cast in a drama Kigakaikyo.
Karl Glusman is an American actor. He had a lead role in Gaspar Noé’s controversial drama Love (2015) and appeared in The Neon Demon (2016) and Nocturnal Animals (2016).
Marie Darrieussecq, is a French writer. She is also a translator, and has practised as a psychoanalyst.
Papis Loveday is a Senegalese model and fashion entrepreneur. He gained fame through a United Colors of Benetton worldwide campaign in 2003. In 2011 he founded the brand Papis Loveday, which includes a fragrance line, champagne brand and denim and jeans collection.
Navneet Kaur Rana is a former Indian film actress who mainly acted in Telugu cinema. She is an elected Member of Parliament (MP) from Amravati in 2019 Lok Sabha elections as an independent candidate, however with the political support of Indian National Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) against the then partnered allies Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Nadia de Santiago
Nadia de Santiago Capell is a Spanish actress. Luisa Capell is her mother. She appeared in more than thirty films since 2001. In 2007, she was nominated for the Goya Award for Best New Actress for her performance in Las 13 rosas.