The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

January 13th famous birthdays

Liam Hemsworth

Liam Hemsworth (31)

Australian-American actor

Orlando Bloom

Orlando Bloom (44)

English actor

Natalia Dyer

Natalia Dyer (26)

American actress

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Julia Louis-Dreyfus (60)

American actress and producer

Patrick Dempsey

Patrick Dempsey (55)

American actor and race car driver


Tayvion Power (20)

American social media star

Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes (51)

American screenwriter, director, and producer

Nicole Eggert

Nicole Eggert (49)

American actress

Michael Peña

Michael Peña (45)

American actor

Lee Seung-gi

Lee Seung-gi (34)

South Korean singer and actor

Nate Silver

Nate Silver (43)

American statistician and writer

Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins (59)

American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor

Jill Wagner

Jill Wagner (42)

American actor

Beau Mirchoff

Beau Mirchoff (32)

American-Canadian actor

Salmon P. Chase

Salmon P. Chase (1808 - 1873)

American jurist and politician, 6th Chief Justice of the United States

Goo Ha-ra

Goo Ha-ra (30)

South Korean singer

Rakesh Sharma

Rakesh Sharma (72)

Indian pilot and astronaut

Ashmit Patel

Ashmit Patel (43)

Indian actor

Charles Nelson Reilly

Charles Nelson Reilly (1931 - 2007)

American actor and director

Rip Taylor

Rip Taylor (87)

American actor

Park Jin-young (J. Y. Park)

Park Jin-young (J. Y. Park) (49)

South Korean singer-songwriter, producer, and actor, founded JYP Entertainment

Stephen Hendry

Stephen Hendry (52)

Scottish snooker player

William Hung

William Hung (38)

Hong Kong-American singer and actor

Penelope Ann Miller

Penelope Ann Miller (57)

American actress

Wayne Coyne

Wayne Coyne (60)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist

Marc Staal

Marc Staal (34)

Canadian ice hockey player

Ronny Turiaf

Ronny Turiaf (38)

French basketball player

Shirley Eaton

Shirley Eaton (84)

English actress

Andrew Yang

Andrew Yang (46)

American businessman and politician

Mario Yepes

Mario Yepes (45)

Colombian footballer

Lauren Sanderson

Lauren Sanderson (25)

American singer and rapper

John Mallory Asher

John Mallory Asher (50)

American actor and director

Richard Moll

Richard Moll (78)

American actor

Mark Bosnich

Mark Bosnich (49)

Australian footballer

Frances Sternhagen

Frances Sternhagen (91)

American actress

Josh Freeman

Josh Freeman (33)

American football player

Traci Bingham

Traci Bingham (53)

American model and actress

Katy Brand

Katy Brand (42)

Actress, comedian, television writer

Trevor Rabin

Trevor Rabin (67)

South African musician

Paul Feyerabend

Paul Feyerabend (1924 - 1994)

Austrian philosopher

Gwen Verdon

Gwen Verdon (1925 - 2000)

American actor-singer

Geoffrey Canada

Geoffrey Canada (69)

CEO of the Harlem Children's Zonesocial activist authoreducator

Sophie Tucker

Sophie Tucker (1884 - 1966)

Russian/Ukrainian-born American singer and actress

Doug Martin

Doug Martin (32)

American football player

Parker Croft

Parker Croft (34)

American actor and writer

Eros Vlahos

Eros Vlahos (26)

English actor

On this day

January 13 in History

  • 1128

    January 13, 1128:

    Pope Honorius II officially recognizes the military order, Knight Templar by issuing it with a papal sanction.

  • 1903

    January 13, 1903:

    The first batch of Korean immigrants to the United States arrive at Honolulu.

  • 1942

    January 13, 1942:

    Henry Ford receives a patent for the construction of plastic automobile.

  • 1957

    January 13, 1957:

    The radio play, “All That Fall” by British playwright Samuel Beckett, premieres on BBC Third Programme.

  • 1962

    January 13, 1962: While driving his Chevrolet Corvair in a rainstorm in Los Angeles, American comedian Ernie Kovacs crashes into a telephone pole and dies
  • 1968

    January 13, 1968:

    The live album, “Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison” is recorded by singer-songwriter Johnny Cash in front of an audience made up of the prison’s inmates.

  • 1997

    January 13, 1997:

    For the first time in 150 years, an Ecuadoran president (Abdala Bucaram Ortiz) pays an official visit to a Peruvian president (Alberto Fujimori).

  • 1999

    January 13, 1999:

    Michael Jordan makes an announcement for his second retirement from basketball.

  • 2012

    January 13, 2012:

    A cruise ship, the Costa Concordia capsizes off Italy’s Giglio Island, killing 32 people.

  • 2020

    January 13, 2020:

    Queen Elizabeth II announces the royal family’s support for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s desire to live independent lives in a statement.