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List of famous people born in 1979, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1979 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 1979. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1979, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1979 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

Examples include Jennifer Love Hewitt and Jennifer Morrison.

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Amy Adams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1979
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Amy Lou Adams is an American actress and singer. Adams began her career on stage performing in dinner theatre and later made her feature film debut in Drop Dead Gorgeous. After moving to Los Angeles and appearing in a series of television guest appearances and roles in B movies, Adams appeared as ...more

Age: 42

Birthplace: Vicenza, Italy

Profession: Actor, Voice acting, Singer, Dancer

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Claire Danes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1979
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Claire Catherine Danes is an American actress, who first came to prominence with her role as Angela Chase in the 1994 series My So-Called Life. The role won her the first of four Golden Globe Awards. She made her film debut the same year in Little Women. Her other films include Romeo + Juliet, The ...more

Age: 37

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Actor, Voice acting

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#61 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#45 on The Best Living American Actresses

#35 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

#15 on The Greatest '90s Teen Stars

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Chris Pratt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1979
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Christopher Michael "Chris" Pratt is an American actor. He is known for his television roles, including Bright Abbott in Everwood, and Andy Dwyer in Parks and Recreation. His early film career began with supporting roles in mainstream films such as Wanted, Bride Wars, Jennifer's Body, Moneyball, ...more

Age: 37

Birthplace: Virginia, Minnesota, United States of America

Profession: Actor, Singer

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#80 on The Best Actors Working Today

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Aaliyah is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1979
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Aaliyah Dana Haughton was an American singer, dancer, actress, and model. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan. At the age of 10, she appeared on the television show Star Search and performed in concert alongside Gladys Knight. At age 12, Aaliyah signed with Jive ...more

Age: Died at 22 (1979-2001)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Model, Actor, Singer, Dancer

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#10 on The Greatest Musicians Who Died Before 30

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#65 on The Greatest Women in Music, 1980s to Today

#36 on The Greatest R&B Artists and Bands of All Time

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