Famous Birthdays on this Day, July 11:

154 - Bar Daisan, [Bardesanes], Syrian theologist
1274 - Robert Bruce, King of Scotland (1306-29)
1366 - Anne of Bohemia, consort of Richard II of England (d. 1394)
1540 - Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg
1558 - Robert Greene, Elizabethan dramatist (Friar Bacon)
1561 - Luis de Góngora, Spanish poet (d. 1627)
1603 - Kenelm Digby, English privateer (d. 1665)
1628 - Tokugawa Mitsukuni, Japanese warlord (d. 1701)
1657 - Frederik I, King of Prussia (1701-13)
1662 - Maximilian II Emanuel, elect of Bayern
1694 - Charles-Antoine Coypel, French carpet designer
1697 - Jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer/cartographer
1709 - Johan Gottschalk Wallerius, Swedish chemist (d. 1785)
1723 - Jean-François Marmontel, French historian and writer (d. 1799)
1738 - Albert-Kasimir, duke of Saxon/viceroy of Hungary/Netherlands
1751 - Caroline Matilda of Wales, queen consort of Denmark and Norway (d. 1775)
1754 - Thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare
1767 - John Quincy Adams, Braintree (Quincy) Mass, 6th Pres (D) (1825-1829)
1810 - Eugene L Simonis, Belgian sculptor
1811 - Joseph Lanman, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1874
1816 - French A Durlet, Belgian sculptor/architect
1824 - Adolphe-Abraham Samuel, composer
1825 - Edward Henry Hobson, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1901
1826 - Alexander Aphanashev, Russ story teller (Narodnye roesskie skazki)
1826 - Alexander Afanasyev, Russian folklorist (d. 1871)
1832 - Charilaos Trikoupis, Greek politician (d. 1896)
1836 - Carlos Gomez, composer
1837 - Paul Lacombe, composer
1838 - John Wanamaker, merchant (Wanamakers Dept Store)
1841 - Daniel de Lange, Dutch composer
1841 - William Paul Roberts, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1910
1844 - Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia
1846 - Leon Bloy, French writer (d. 1917)
1850 - Annie Armstrong, American missionary leader (d. 1938)
1851 - Millie & Christine, NC, siamese twins
1857 - Alfred Binet, French child psychologist
1857 - Iacob Moresianu, composer
1860 - Johannis J van Laar, Dutch chemist (thermodynamics)
1861 - Anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer
1861 - George William Norris, (Rep/Sen-Neb) (Lame duck-amendement)
1862 - Liza Nina Mary Frederica Lehmann, composer
1864 - Petar Danov, Bulgarian spiritual teacher (d. 1944)
1866 - R Beer-Hofmann, writer
1866 - Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine (d. 1953)
1871 - Stjepan Radic, founder/leader (Croatian Farmers' Party)
1885 - Roger de la Fresnaye, French sculptor/painter
1886 - Boris Grigoriev, Russian painter (d. 1939)
1888 - Carl Schmitt, German nazi-lawyer (Verfassungslehre)
1888 - Lyman Bryson, Valentine Nebr, educator (UN Casebook)
1889 - Alfred E Green, Perris CA, director (Copacabana, Jolson Story)
1890 - Arthur W Tedder of Glenguin, British air marshal (WW II)
1890 - Georg Annenkov, Russian/French painter
1892 - Giorgio Federico Ghedini, composer
1892 - Thomas Mitchell, NJ, academy award winning actor (Outlaw, Adventures)
1893 - Jack Durston, cricketer (England fast bowler against Australia 1921)
1894 - Walter Wanger, [Feuchtwanger], US producer (Stagecoach)
1895 - Dolly Wilde, English socialite (d. 1941)
1897 - Blind Lemon Jefferson, rocker
1897 - Bull Connor, American law enforcement official (d. 1973)
1898 - Hendrik J Pos, Dutch philosopher/CEO (Committee of Watchfulness)
1898 - Herman de Man, [Salomon H Hamburger], Dutch writer/Radio Orange
1899 - E B White, writer (Charlotte's Web, Elements of Style)
1899 - E. B. White, American writer (d. 1985)
1902 - Leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58)
1902 - Samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Dutch/US phycist
1903 - Sidney Franklin, American bullfighter (d. 1976)
1906 - Harry Von Zell, Indianapolis Ind, TV announcer (Burns & Allen)
1906 - Herbert Wehner, German communist/anti-communist politician (SPD)
1910 - Irene Hervey, LA Calif, actress (Aunt Meg-Honey West)
1910 - John Francis Boyd, journalist
1913 - Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, US, sci-fi author (Space Lords)
1913 - Cordwainer Smith, American writer (d. 1966)
1914 - Ahti Sonninen, composer
1915 - Colin Purdie Kelly, US, 1st US air hero (during WW II)
1915 - George Ivan Smith, diplomat
1916 - Gough Whitlam, (ALP) Australia, PM (1972-75)
1916 - Howard Brubeck, composer
1916 - Reg Varney, English actor
1920 - Yul Brynner, Russian-born actor (d. 1985)
1921 - Ilse Werner, Dutch-born actress
1922 - Gene Evans, Hollbrook Az, actor (My Friend Flicka, Matt Helm, Alamo)
1924 - Claus Bremer, writer
1924 - César Lattes, Brazilian physicist (d. 2005)
1924 - Charlie Tully, Northern Irish footballer (d. 1971)
1925 - Mattiwilda Dobbs, Atlanta, Ga, soprano
1925 - Nicolai Gedda, Stockholm, Sweden, opera tenor (Opera Two to Six)
1926 - Patrick Wymark, Cleethorpes England, actor (Skull, Tomb of Ligeia)
1926 - Ralph D Abernathy, US, president (SCLC)
1926 - Rodolfo Arizaga, composer
1926 - Frederick Buechner, American author
1927 - Herbert Blomstedt, Springfield Mass, conductor (Oslo Phil 1954-61)
1928 - Nic Jonk, sculptor/painter (Jonas & the Whale)
1928 - Robert Washburn, composer
1929 - David Kelly, Irish actor
1929 - Hermann Prey, German baritone (d. 1998)
1930 - Gregory C Bell, Terre Haute Ind, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1956)
1930 - John Alabaster, cricketer (NZ most prolific leg-spinner with 49 wkts)
1930 - Harold Bloom, American literary critic
1931 - Hans Klein, politician
1931 - Herman de Vries, Dutch sculptor
1931 - Tab Hunter, actor (Damn Yankees, Lust in the Dust, Battle Cry)
1931 - Thurston Harris, Indianapolis, vocalist (Little Bitty Pretty One)
1931 - Tullio Regge, Italian physicist
1932 - Alex Hassilev, rocker (Limeliters)
1932 - Ron McAnally, horse trainer
1932 - Bob McGrath, American actor
1933 - Olga Havlova, political activist
1934 - Giorgio Armani, Milan Italy, fashion designer (American Gigolo)
1935 - Earlene Dennis Brown, Latero Tx, shot putter (Olympic-bronze-1960)
1935 - Oliver Napier, Northern Irish politician
1935 - Frederick Hemke, American saxophonist
1937 - Pai Hsien-yung, Taiwanese writer
1938 - Terry Garthwaite, US guitarist/singer (Joy of Cooking)
1939 - Larry Laoretti, Mahopac NJ, PGA golfer (US Seniors Open 1992)
1939 - Seth Gaaikema, Dutch night club performer
1940 - Rafael Martinez, horse trainer
1940 - Terry Patchett, politician
1940 - Yvon Charbonneau, French Canadian union leader and politician
1941 - Clive Puzey, Zimbabwean racing driver
1943 - Susan Seaforth Hayes, SF, actress (Days of our Life, Young & Restless)
1943 - Oscar D'León, Venezuelan musician
1944 - Bill Boggs, Phila, TV host/producer (Midday, Morton Downey Jr Show)
1944 - Peter de Savary, English financier/multi-millionaire
1944 - Myra Gale Brown, former wife of Jerry Lee Lewis
1945 - Adrienne Barbeau, Sacramento Calif, actress (Maude)
1945 - Robin Muyser, Dutch bassist (Les Baroques)
1945 - Patrick Joseph McGrath, Catholic bishop
1946 - Beverly Todd, Ohio, actress (Roots, Having Babies, Redd Foxx Show)
1946 - Edward J Markey, (Rep-D-MA, 1976- )
1946 - Cuthbert Johnson, Benedictine abbot.
1947 - Bo Lundgren, Swedish politician
1950 - Bonnie Pointer, singer (Pointer Sisters-Jump, I'm So Excited)
1950 - Jim Higgs, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1978-81)
1950 - Pervez Hoodbhoy, Pakistani nuclear physicist
1950 - Bruce McGill, American actor
1951 - Lawrence J Delucas, Syracuse NY, PhD/astronaut (STS 50)
1951 - Sridharan Jeganathan, cricketer (two Tests for Sri Lanka v NZ 1983)
1952 - Stephen Lang, NYC, actor (Another You, Death of a Salesman)
1952 - John Kettley, English weather forecaster
1953 - Leon Spinks, US, heavyweight boxing champ (1978, Olympic-gold-1976)
1953 - Peter Bergman, Guantanamo Bay Cuba, actor (Eat or Be Eaten)
1954 - Benny Defranco, rocker (Defrnco Family)
1954 - Butch Reed, American professional wrestler
1955 - Sergey Babinov, USSR, ice hockey star (Olympic-gold-1972)
1956 - Sela Ward, Meridian Miss, actress (Hilary-Emerald Point NAS, Sisters)
1957 - Michael Rose, Kingston Jamaica, rocker (Black Uhuru-Brutal, Positive)
1957 - Pete Murphy, rocker (Love Hysteria)
1957 - Vince Williams, actor (Hamp-Guiding Light)
1957 - Peter Murphy, British musician (Bauhaus)
1958 - Mark Lester, Oxford England, actor (Oliver, Prince & Pauper)
1958 - Ray Dodds, rocker (Fairground Attraction-You Send Me)
1958 - Hugo Sánchez, Mexican footballer
1959 - Richie Sambora, guitarist (Bon Jovi-You Give Love a Bad Name)
1959 - Suzanne Vega, rock vocalist (My Name is Luka, Tom's Diner)
1960 - David Baerwald American songwriter/composer
1962 - Dale Hellestrae, NFLer (Dallas Cowboys)
1962 - Pauline McLynn, Irish actress
1963 - Al MacInnis, Inverness NS, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, St Louis)
1964 - Earl Jones, Inkster Mich, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1984)
1964 - Craig Charles, English actor
1964 - Kyrill, Prince of Preslav, titular Bulgarian royal family
1965 - Lisa Rinna, Newport Beach Calif, actress (Billie-Days of Our Life)
1965 - Tony Cottee, English footballer
1965 - Ernesto Hoost, Dutch kickboxer
1965 - Scott Shriner, American musician (Weezer)
1966 - Butch Reid, horse trainer
1966 - Debbe Dunning, Burbank CA, actress (Tool Time Girl-Home Improvement)
1966 - Mel Appleby, rocker (Mel & Kim-Coming to America)
1966 - Rod Strickland, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Wash Wizards)
1966 - Greg Grunberg, American actor
1966 - Mick Molloy, Australian comedian
1967 - Andy Ashby, KC MO, pitcher (San Diego Padres)
1967 - Donne Wall, Potosi MO, pitcher (Houston Astros)
1967 - Jeff Corwin, American naturalist and TV personality
1968 - Esera Tuaolo, NFL defensive tackle (Minn Vikings)
1968 - Michael Geist, Canadian academic
1969 - David Tao, Taiwanese singer-songwriter
1970 - Billy Ashley, Taylor MI, outfielder (LA Dodgers)
1970 - Pubudu Dissanayake, Sri Lanka cricket wicket-keeper (1993)
1970 - Justin Chambers, American actor
1971 - Brett Hauer, Edina Minn, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)
1971 - Leisha Hailey, American actress and musician (Uh Huh Her)
1972 - Jerrott Willard, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
1972 - Joe Johnson, NFL defensive end (NO Saints)
1972 - Ken Irvin, NFL cornerback (Buffalo Bills)
1972 - Jussi 69, Finnish musician (The 69 Eyes)
1972 - Steven Richards, Australian racing driver
1973 - Albert Guardado Jr, Redlands Calif, light flyweight boxer (Olymp-96)
1973 - Christine Monge, SF Calif, female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets)
1973 - Konstantinos Kenteris, Greek athlete
1973 - Andrew Bird, American musician
1974 - Andre Ooyer, soccer player (Ajax/FC Volendam)
1974 - Hermann Hreiðarsson, Icelandic footballer
1974 - André Ooijer, Dutch footballer
1975 - Dawn Piepenbrink, wildrose Wis, pairs skater (& Nick Castaneda)
1975 - Samer el Nahhal, Finnish musician (Lordi)
1975 - Willie Anderson, American football player
1975 - Rubén Baraja, Spanish footballer
1975 - Riona Hazuki, Japanese actress
1975 - Lil' Kim, American rapper
1976 - Eduardo Nájera, Mexican-born basketball player
1977 - Brandy Gold, Northridge Calif, actress (Annie-Baby Makes 5)
1977 - Brandon Short, American football player
1979 - Éric Abidal, French footballer
1980 - T.J. Wilson, Canadian professional wrestler
1981 - Mary Beth Arnold, Reno Nevada, gymnast (World-bronze-95)
1981 - Carla Campbell, Jamaican model
1981 - Andre Johnson, American football player
1981 - Aaron Proctor, American professional wrestling promoter & politician
1982 - Chris Cooley, American football player
1983 - Peter Cincotti, American singer songwriter
1983 - Kelly Poon, Singaporean singer
1983 - Evan Roberts, American radio broadcaster
1983 - Marie Serneholt, Swedish musician (A*Teens)
1983 - Kellie Shirley, British actress
1984 - Yorman Bazardo, Venezuelan baseball player
1984 - Tanith Belbin, Canadian ice dancer
1984 - Hitomi Hyuga, Japanese actress
1984 - Rachael Taylor, Australian actress
1985 - Aki Maeda, Japanese actress
1986 - Yoann Gourcuff, French footballer
1986 - Ryan Jarvis, English footballer
1987 - Matej Gaspar, Yugoslavia, 5,000,000,000th person (UN)
1987 - Shigeaki Kato, Japanese idol singer (NEWS)
1989 - David Henrie, American actor
1990 - Connor Paolo, American actor
1990 - Caroline Wozniacki, Danish tennis player
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