The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

December 28th famous birthdays

Nash Grier

Nash Grier (26)

American actor and social media star

Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington (69)

American actor, director, and producer

Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson (1856 - 1924)

American politician

Maggie Smith

Maggie Smith (89)

English actress


Quackity (23)

Mexican YouTuber

Stan Lee

Stan Lee (1922 - 2018)

American writer, publisher, producer, and actor

Miles Brown

Miles Brown (19)

American actor

Bad Kid Kam

Bad Kid Kam (15)

American Instagram star

Emery Kelly

Emery Kelly (26)

American singer

Sienna Miller

Sienna Miller (42)

English actress and fashion designer

Noomi Rapace

Noomi Rapace (44)

Swedish actress

Vlad Hoshin

Vlad Hoshin (22)

Russian TikTok star

Jim Chapman

Jim Chapman (36)

English YouTuber

John Legend

John Legend (45)

American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor

Ratan Tata

Ratan Tata (86)

Indian businessman

Dhirubhai Ambani

Dhirubhai Ambani (1932 - 2002)

Indian businessman, founded Reliance Industries

Seth Meyers

Seth Meyers (50)

American actor

David Archuleta

David Archuleta (33)

American singer-songwriter and actor

Maya Boyce

Maya Boyce (22)

American actress and Instagram star

Adam Peaty

Adam Peaty (29)

British swimmer

Joe Diffie

Joe Diffie (1958 - 2020)

American country singer

Nichelle Nichols

Nichelle Nichols (1932 - 2022)

American actress and singer

Frank Turner

Frank Turner (42)

English singer-songwriter

Lanny Poffo

Lanny Poffo (1954 - 2023)

Canadian wrestler

Otto Wood

Otto Wood (33)

American drummer

Mary-Charles Jones

Mary-Charles Jones (22)

American actress

James Blake

James Blake (44)

American tennis player

Joe Manganiello

Joe Manganiello (47)

American actor

Luciano Becchio

Luciano Becchio (40)

Argentine footballer

Madison De La Garza

Madison De La Garza (22)

American actress

Vanessa Ferlito

Vanessa Ferlito (43)

American actress

Gayle King

Gayle King (69)

American journalist

Don Francisco

Don Francisco (83)

Chilean TV host

Mackenzie Rosman

Mackenzie Rosman (34)

American actress

Ray Bourque

Ray Bourque (63)

Canadian ice hockey player

Liu Xiaobo

Liu Xiaobo (1955 - 2017)

Chinese activist

Edgar Winter

Edgar Winter (77)

American musician

Kevin Pereira

Kevin Pereira (41)

American television host

Linus Torvalds

Linus Torvalds (54)

Finnish-American computer programmer, developed Linux kernel

Hannah Tointon

Hannah Tointon (36)

English actress

Patrick Rafter

Patrick Rafter (51)

Australian tennis player

Amy Tan

Amy Tan (92)

American author

Philip Anschutz

Philip Anschutz (84)

American businessman, founded Anschutz Entertainment Group

Beau Garrett

Beau Garrett (41)

American actress

Kary Mullis

Kary Mullis (1944 - 2019)

American biochemist

Lomana LuaLua

Lomana LuaLua (43)

Congo footballer

Zach Hill

Zach Hill (44)

Musician, drummer, visual artist

On this day

December 28 in History

  • 1694

    December 28, 1694:

    Queen Mary II of England dies aged 32 from smallpox.

  • 1832

    December 28, 1832:

    John C. Calhoun, Vice President of the United States, makes history when he becomes the first vice president to resign from office.

  • 1895

    December 28, 1895:

    The Lumière brothers hold a public demonstration of their motion picture apparatus, the Cinématographe in Paris’ Grand Café.

  • 1938

    December 28, 1938:

    Actress Florence Lawrence poisons herself and dies.

  • 1944

    December 28, 1944:

    The musical, “On the Town” premieres on Broadway.

  • 1973

    December 28, 1973:

    The Endangered Species Act is signed by US President Richard Nixon making it mandatory for state and federal governments to protect species on the verge of extinction.

  • December 28, 1973:

    “The Gulag Archipelago”, a non-fiction book by Russian novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, is published.

  • 1991

    December 28, 1991:

    Nine people die after a stampede occurred outside the venue of a celebrity basketball game.

  • 2008

    December 28, 2008:

    The NFL’s Detroit Lions become the league’s first team to lose all of its regular-season games (16 in total).