Famous People Born in 1972

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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 (born August 30, 1972) is a retired American actress, writer and former model. She has frequently appeared in comedies throughout her career, while also earning critical recognition in dramatic films. Her accolades include four Golden Globe Award nominations, three Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, and a New York Film Critics Award. In 2013, she was named the highest-paid actress over 40 in Hollywood. As of 2018, the U.S. domestic box office grosses of Diaz's films total over U.S. $3 billion, with worldwide grosses surpassing $7 billion, making her the fifth highest-grossing U.S. domestic box office actress.Born in San Diego, California, Diaz was raised in Long ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 46

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 (born April 20, 1972), better known by her stage name Carmen Electra, is an American glamour model, actress, television personality, singer, and dancer. She began her career as a singer after moving to Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she met Prince, who produced her debut record. She later relocated to Los Angeles, California, to pursue a career as an actress, gaining notoriety for her role as Lani McKenzie on the television series Baywatch. She made her film debut in the horror comedy American Vampire (1997), and has had roles in multiple parody films, including Scary Movie, Date Movie, Epic Movie, Meet the Spartans, and Disaster Movie. Electra has also appeared as a model ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 46

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 (born August 15, 1972) is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. His accolades include two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, two BAFTA Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. He began his career as a child and starred in the PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi (1984,1988). He later appeared in the independent coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused (1993) and various Kevin Smith films, including Mallrats (1995) Chasing Amy (1997) and Dogma (1999). Affleck gained wider recognition when he and childhood friend Matt Damon won the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for writing Good Will Hunting (1997), ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 46

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 Harmon (born August 10, 1972) is an American actress and model. She was a professional model before gaining international fame for her roles in Baywatch Nights and as New York A.D.A. Abbie Carmichael on Law & Order. She also starred as Detective Jane Rizzoli on the TNT series Rizzoli & Isles. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 46

Birthplace: Highland Park, Texas, United States of America

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