List of Famous people born on June 17th
Venus Ebony Starr Williams is an American professional tennis player. A former world No. 1 in both singles and doubles, Williams is generally regarded as one of the all-time greats of women's tennis and, along with younger sister Serena Williams, is credited with ushering in a new era of power and athleticism on the women's professional tennis tour.
Pedro Rodrigues Filho, also known as Pedrinho Matador , is a Brazilian serial killer who pursued and killed other criminals. His victims included 47 people who were murdered inside the prisons in which he was imprisoned.
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth is an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer. Since his mainstream debut in 2012 with Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City, Lamar has been regarded as one of the most influential artists of his generation, as well as one of the greatest rappers and lyricists of all time. Aside from his solo career, he is also known as a member of the hip hop supergroup Black Hippy alongside his Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) label-mates Ab-Soul, Jay Rock, and Schoolboy Q.
Thomas Haden Church is an American actor, director, and writer. After co-starring in the 1990s sitcom Wings and playing the lead for two seasons in Ned & Stacey, Church became known for his film work, including his Academy Award-nominated performance in Sideways, his characterization of the Sandman in Spider-Man 3 and his role of Lyle van de Groot in George of the Jungle. He also made his directorial debut with Rolling Kansas.
William "Bill" Lucking is an American film, television, and stage actor, best known for his role as Piney Winston in Sons of Anarchy (2008–2011), and for his movie roles in The Magnificent Seven Ride (1972), and The Rundown (2003).
Keneti James Fitzgerald Apa is a New Zealand actor, singer, and musician. He began acting playing Kane Jenkins in the New Zealand primetime soap opera Shortland Street from 2013 to 2015. In 2016, Apa was cast in the lead role of Archie Andrews in the CW drama series Riverdale. In film, Apa has starred in A Dog's Purpose (2017), The Hate U Give (2018), and I Still Believe (2020).
Jordan Brian Henderson is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for and captains Premier League club Liverpool and the England national team.
Darshana Rajendran is an Indian actress in the Malayalam film industry. Darshana debuted her acting career as Anna in the 2014 Malayalam film John Paul Vaathil Thurakkunnu. She gained recognition through her role in Mayanadhi directed by Aashiq Abu. Her rendition of the song Bawra Mann in the film went viral with over 1 million views on Youtube. She is also known for her roles in Virus, Vijay Superum Pournamiyum directed by Jis Joy, Koode directed by Anjali Menon & Thuramukham directed by Rajeev Ravi. Darshana also bagged character roles in Tamil films like Irumbu Thirai, Kavan.
Anthony Henderson, better known as Krayzie Bone, is an American rapper, singer, producer, and entrepreneur. He is a member of the rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.
Christopher James Weidman is an American professional mixed martial artist. He is the former UFC Middleweight Champion. In 2013, he earned worldwide prominence by becoming the first man to defeat Anderson Silva inside the UFC to become the Middleweight Champion, which he held for two and a half years before losing it to Luke Rockhold. As of December 14, 2020, he is #11 in the UFC middleweight rankings.