List of Famous people born on January 6th
Rowan Sebastian Atkinson is an English actor, comedian, and writer. He is best known for his work on the sitcoms Blackadder (1983–1989) and Mr. Bean (1990–1995). Atkinson first came to prominence in the BBC sketch comedy show Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979–1982), receiving the 1981 BAFTA for Best Entertainment Performance, and via his participation in The Secret Policeman's Ball (1979). His other work includes the James Bond film Never Say Never Again (1983), playing a bumbling vicar in Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), voicing the red-billed hornbill Zazu in The Lion King (1994), and playing jewellery salesman Rufus in Love Actually (2003). Atkinson also featured in the BBC sitcom The Thin Blue Line (1995–1996). His work in theatre includes the 2009 West End revival of the musical Oliver!.
Hilaria Lynn Baldwin is an American podcaster, author, and yoga instructor. She is a member of the Baldwin family, having married Alec Baldwin in 2012. Baldwin was a co-founder of a chain of yoga studios called Yoga Vida in New York. She has released an exercise DVD and a wellness-focused book.
Kathryn McKinnon Berthold is an American actress, comedienne, and writer. She is known for her character work and celebrity impressions on the sketch comedy series The Big Gay Sketch Show (2007–2010) and Saturday Night Live (2012–present). McKinnon has appeared in films such as Balls Out (2014), Ghostbusters (2016), Office Christmas Party (2016), Rough Night (2017), The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018), Yesterday (2019), and Bombshell (2019).
Kapil Dev Ramlal Nikhanj is a former Indian cricketer. He was a fast bowler and a hard hitting middle order batsman. Widely regarded as one of the greatest all-rounders to play the game, he is also regarded as one of the greatest captains of all time. He led India to win the third Cricket World Cup title in 1983. He was named by Wisden as the Indian Cricketer of the Century in 2002.
Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova, known as Irina Shayk, is a Russian model who received international recognition when she appeared as the first Russian model on the cover of the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Models.com ranks her as an "Industry Icon".
Edward "Eddie" John David Redmayne is an English actor. He is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a BAFTA Award. He began his professional acting career as a youth in West End theatre before making his screen debut in 1996 with guest television appearances. His first films were Like Minds and The Good Shepherd, both in 2006, and he went on to play supporting roles in several films.
Eric Frederick Trump is an American political activist, businessman and former reality television personality. He is the third child and second son of former President Donald Trump and his first wife, Ivana Trump.
Andrew Thomas Carroll is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Newcastle United. He has played in the Premier League and English Football League for Newcastle United, Preston North End, Liverpool, West Ham United and has 9 caps for the England national team.
Drew Walter Peterson is a retired Bolingbrook, Illinois police sergeant and convicted murderer who was found guilty in 2012 for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, a few months after their 2003 divorce. Peterson first received national publicity in 2007 when his fourth wife, Stacy Ann Cales Peterson, disappeared. Although the police and Stacy Ann's family suspect foul play, she has never been found.
Norman Mark Reedus is an American actor, voice actor, television host, and model. Reedus is known for starring in the popular AMC horror drama series The Walking Dead as Daryl Dixon, in the film The Boondock Saints (1999) and its sequel The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009) as Murphy MacManus, as Scud in Marvel's Blade II (2002), Marco in Deuces Wild (2002) and for his AMC TV show Ride with Norman Reedus. He has acted in numerous films and television series, and modeled for various fashion designers. Reedus also provided motion capture and voice acting for the lead character Sam Porter in the video game Death Stranding (2019).
Anthony Scaramucci is an American financier who served as the White House Director of Communications from July 21 to July 31, 2017.
Adriano Celentano is an Italian singer-songwriter, musician, actor and film director. He is dubbed "il Molleggiato" because of his dancing.
Judith Rakers is a German journalist and television presenter.
Margaux Pinot is a French judoka. In 2020, she won the gold medal in the women's 70 kg event at the 2020 European Judo Championships held in Prague, Czech Republic.
Asante T. Samuel is a former American football cornerback. He played college football at UCF, and was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. Samuel also played for the Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta Falcons.
Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray is a Filipino-Australian model, singer, and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Universe 2018. She is the fourth Filipina to win the Miss Universe competition. Previously, Gray was crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2018 and Miss World Philippines 2016.
Howard Matthew Moses Long is a former American football defensive end, actor, and sports analyst. He played in the National Football League (NFL) for 13 seasons and spent his entire career with the Raiders franchise in Oakland and Los Angeles. During his tenure as a player, Long was named to eight Pro Bowls and helped the Los Angeles Raiders win a championship in Super Bowl XVIII in 1984. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000.
Louis Leo Holtz is a former American football player, coach, and analyst. He served as the head football coach at The College of William & Mary (1969–1971), North Carolina State University (1972–1975), the New York Jets (1976), the University of Arkansas (1977–1983), the University of Minnesota (1984–1985), the University of Notre Dame (1986–1996), and the University of South Carolina (1999–2004), compiling a career record of 249–132–7. Holtz's 1988 Notre Dame team went 12–0 with a victory in the Fiesta Bowl and was the consensus national champion. Holtz is the only college football coach to lead six different programs to bowl games and the only coach to guide four different programs to the final top 20 rankings.
Nigella Lucy Lawson is an English food writer and television chef. She is the daughter of Nigel Lawson, Lord Lawson of Blaby, a former Conservative Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Vanessa Lawson, whose family owned the J. Lyons and Co. food and catering business.
Kevin John Gausman, nicknamed Gausy, is an American professional baseball pitcher for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Baltimore Orioles, Atlanta Braves, and Cincinnati Reds. Before his professional career, Gausman attended Louisiana State University (LSU) and played college baseball for the LSU Tigers. The Orioles selected him in the first round of the 2012 MLB draft. He made his MLB debut in 2013.