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List of famous people born in 1972, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1972 is loosely ordered by popularity, so the most well-known people are at the top. All sorts of men and women are featured on this list, including actors, singers, musicians and athletes born in 1972. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1972, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1972 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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Cameron Diaz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1972
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Cameron Michelle Diaz is an American actress, producer and former fashion model. She rose to stardom in the 1990s with roles in The Mask, My Best Friend's Wedding and There's Something About Mary. Other high-profile credits include Charlie's Angels and its sequel Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, voicing the character of Princess Fiona in the Shrek series, The Holiday, Knight and Day, The Green Hornet, Bad Teacher, and The Other Woman. Diaz has received four Golden Globe Award nominations for her performances in Being John Malkovich, Vanilla Sky, Gangs of New York, and There's Something About Mary for which she also won the New York Film Critics Best Lead Actress Award. In 2013, Diaz was ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

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Carmen Electra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1972
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Tara Leigh Patrick, better known by her stage name Carmen Electra, is an American glamour model, actress, television personality, singer, and dancer. She gained fame for her appearances in Playboy magazine, on the MTV game show Singled Out, on the TV series Baywatch, and dancing with the Pussycat Dolls, and has since had roles in the parody films Scary Movie, Date Movie, Epic Movie, Meet the Spartans, and Disaster Movie. She hosted MTV Spring Break for some time. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Sharonville, Ohio, United States of America

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Ben Affleck is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1972
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Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt, better known as Ben Affleck, is an American actor and filmmaker. Throughout his career, he has won two Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. Affleck began his career as a child actor, starring in the PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi. He later appeared in Dazed and Confused and various Kevin Smith films including Chasing Amy and Dogma. Affleck gained fame when he and childhood friend Matt Damon won the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Original Screenplay for Good Will Hunting. He then starred in high-profile films including Armageddon, Shakespeare in Love, Pearl Harbor, Changing Lanes and The Sum of All Fears. After a career ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States of America

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Angie Harmon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1972
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Angela Michelle "Angie" Harmon is an American television and film actress and fashion model. She became a well-known model before gaining international fame for her roles in Baywatch Nights and Law & Order. Since July 2010, she has starred as Detective Jane Rizzoli on the TNT series Rizzoli & Isles. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Highland Park, Texas, United States of America

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