Famous People Born in 1974

List of famous people born in 1974, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1974 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 1974. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1974, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1974 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

Eva Mendes and Penélope Cruz are included in this list.

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  • Amy Adams
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    Amy Lou Adams (born August 20, 1974) is an American actress. Known for both her comedic and dramatic performances, she has been featured three times in annual rankings of the highest-paid actresses in the world. Her accolades include two Golden Globes, and nominations for six Academy Awards and seven British Academy Film Awards. Born in Vicenza, Italy, and raised in Castle Rock, Colorado, Adams is the fourth of seven siblings. She trained to be a ballerina, but at age 18, she found musical theater a better fit, and from 1994 to 1998, she worked in dinner theater. She made her feature film debut with a supporting part in the 1999 satire Drop Dead Gorgeous. After moving to Los Angeles, she ...more
    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Vicenza, Italy
  • Alyson Hannigan
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    Alyson Lee Hannigan (born March 24, 1974) is an American actress and television presenter. She is best known for her roles as Willow Rosenberg on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003), Lily Aldrin on the sitcom How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014) for which she won a People's Choice Award in 2009, and Michelle Flaherty in the American Pie film series (1999–2012).
    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA
  • Christian Bale
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    Christian Charles Philip Bale (born 30 January 1974) is a Welsh actor who is known for his intense method acting style, often transforming his body drastically for his roles. Bale is the recipient of many awards, including an Academy Award and two Golden Globes, and was featured in the Time 100 list of 2011. Born in Haverfordwest, Wales, to English parents, Bale had his first starring role at age 13 in Steven Spielberg's war film Empire of the Sun (1987). Following a decade of leading and supporting roles, including in Little Women (1994), he gained wider recognition for portraying the serial killer Patrick Bateman in American Psycho (2000). In 2004, he lost 63 pounds for his role in the ...more
    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK
  • Colby Donaldson (born April 1, 1974) is an American actor and television personality, best known as the runner-up on Survivor: The Australian Outback and as the host for the shows Top Shot and Top Guns. He is currently the host of the reality butchering competition reality show, The Butcher.
    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Christoval, Texas, USA
  • Amber Evangeline Valletta (born February 9, 1974) is an American fashion model and actress. She began her career as a fashion model, landing her first of sixteen American Vogue covers at the age of eighteen. During the 1990s, Valletta reached the status of supermodel, working as the face of Giorgio Armani, Chanel, Escada, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Valentino, Gucci and Versace, and signing multimillion-dollar cosmetics contracts with Calvin Klein and Elizabeth Arden. From 1995 to 1996, Valletta and her friend and fellow model Shalom Harlow hosted the MTV show House of Style. In the 2000s, Valletta began to focus on her career as an actress. She had her first major film role as a poltergeist in ...more
    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Arizona, Phoenix, USA
  • Chloë Stevens Sevigny born November 18, 1974) is an American actress, director, model, and fashion designer. She is mostly known for her work in independent films, often appearing in controversial or experimental features. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a Golden Globe, a Satellite Award, and an Independent Spirit Award, as well as Academy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.After graduating from high school, Sevigny worked as a model, and appeared in music videos for Sonic Youth and The Lemonheads, which helped acquire her "it girl" status. In 1995, she made her film debut in Kids, which earned her critical acclaim. A string of roles in small-scale features ...more
    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, USA