List of Famous people born on October 12nd
Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, singer, and producer. He is best known for playing Wolverine/Logan in the X-Men film series (2000–2017), a role for which he holds the Guinness World Record for "longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero".
Kyoji Horiguchi is a Japanese mixed martial artist currently competing in Rizin FF and Bellator MMA in the Bantamweight division. He is the current Rizin Bantamweight champion. He is the former bantamweight champion in both organizations.
Christopher Wallace is an American journalist, and television news owner of the Fox News program Fox News Sunday. Wallace who lives in New Albany, IN is known for his tough and wide-ranging interviews, for which he is often compared to his father, 60 Minutes journalist Mike Wallace. As a teenager, Wallace became an assistant to Walter Cronkite during the 1964 Republican National Convention. After graduating from Harvard University, he worked as a national reporter for The Boston Globe where he was described by his boss as an "aggressive and ambitious reporter". After seeing the impact television had on news at the 1972 Republican National Convention, he focused on working on broadcast news, first at NBC (1975–1988) where he served as a White House correspondent alongside contemporaries CBS's Lesley Stahl and ABC's Sam Donaldson. Wallace also worked the anchor for NBC Nightly News and host of Meet the Press. He then worked for ABC, where he served as an anchor for Primetime Thursday and Nightline (1989–2003). Wallace is the only person to have served as host and moderator of more than one of the major U.S. political Sunday morning talk shows, which he did during his time at NBC. Since 2003, Wallace has hosted Fox News Sunday, where he has gained praise and acclaim for his interviews with politicians such as Barack Obama, Donald Trump, and Russian president Vladimir Putin.
Clémentine Célarié is a French actress, comedian, writer, director and singer.
Lara Lea Trump is an American former television producer. She is married to former President Donald Trump's son, Eric Trump, with whom she has two children. She is the producer and host of Trump Productions' Real News Update and a former producer of Inside Edition.
Calum Scott (born 12 October 1988) is a British singer and songwriter from Kingston upon Hull, England. In 2013, he won a talent competition put on by his local newspaper. In April 2015, he became known worldwide after competing on the ITV talent contest Britain's Got Talent. He subsequently released his version of Robyn's hit "Dancing on My Own" as a single the following year, which peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart and became Britain's best-selling single of summer 2016. In 2017, Scott released the single, "You Are the Reason," which was included on his 2018 debut album, Only Human, which reached number 4 on the UK album charts. Later in 2018, he collaborated with Leona Lewis to release a duet version of the single "You Are the Reason".
Arunachalam Muruganantham (Padman) is a social entrepreneur from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, India. He is the inventor of a low-cost sanitary pad-making machine and is credited for innovating grassroots mechanisms for generating awareness about traditional unhygienic practices around menstruation in rural India. His mini-machines, which can manufacture sanitary pads for less than a third of the cost of commercial pads, have been installed in 23 of the 29 states of India. He is currently planning to expand the production of these machines to 106 nations. The movie Period. End of Sentence. won the Academy Award for Best Documentary for the year 2018. The 2018 Hindi film Pad Man was made on his invention starring Akshay Kumar as him.
Marion Lois Jones, also known as Marion Jones-Thompson, is a Belizean-American former world champion track and field athlete and a former professional basketball player for Tulsa Shock in the WNBA. She won three gold medals and two bronze medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, but was later stripped of her medals after admitting to steroid use. Jones did retain her 3 titles as world champion from 1997–1999.
Joshua Ryan Hutcherson is an American actor and producer. Hutcherson began his acting career in the early 2000s and appeared in several commercials and minor film and television roles before landing his first major role in 2002 in the pilot episode of House Blend. His first film role was in Miracle Dogs (2003) on Animal Planet, followed by a motion-capture performance in The Polar Express (2004) and a voice-acting role in Howl's Moving Castle (2005).
Samuel Bode Miller is an American former World Cup alpine ski racer. He is an Olympic and World Championship gold medalist, a two-time overall World Cup champion in 2005 and 2008, and the most successful male American alpine ski racer of all time. He is also considered one of the greatest World Cup racers of all time with 33 race victories and being one of five men to win World Cup events in all five disciplines. He is the only skier with five or more victories in each discipline. In 2008, Miller and Lindsey Vonn won the overall World Cup titles for the first U.S. sweep in 25 years.