Awards & Winners

Award Winners

Birthday : February 28

Check all the award winners born on February 28.
BirthDate
Winner
28-February-1989

Zhang Li-Yin (China)

Zhang Liyin, better known in South Korea as Jang Ri-in, is a Chinese solo singer active in China...
28-February-1984

Baihe Bai (China)

Baihe Bai is an actress.
28-February-1982

Verena Bentele (Germany)

Verena Bentele is a blind German Paralympic biathlete and cross-country skier. She won her first...
28-February-1981

Erik Demaine (Canada, United States of America)

Erik D. Demaine is a professor of Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...
28-February-1980

Matt Brouwer (Canada)

Matt Brouwer is a Canadian singer/songwriter who got his start in the music industry while...
28-February-1980

Padmapriya Janakiraman (India)

Padmapriya Janakiraman, simply credited as Padmapriya is an Indian film actress and model. A...
28-February-1979

Amat Escalante (Mexico)

Amat Escalante is a Mexican film director, producer and screenwriter who won the best director...
28-February-1978

David Esparza (United States of America)

David Esparza is a sound effects editor.
28-February-1978

Nanditha (India)

Nanditha is an Indian singer. Best known as a playback singer in the Kannada film industry, she...
28-February-1978

Tracey Deer (Canada)

Tracey Penelope Tekahentakwa Deer is a Mohawk film director and newspaper publisher. Deer has...
28-February-1977

Jo Sungmo (South Korea)

Jo Sung Mo, born on February 28, 1977, is a South Korean singer who mainly focuses on ballads...
28-February-1977

Jason Aldean (United States of America)

Jason Aldine Williams, known professionally as Jason Aldean, is an American country music...
28-February-1976

Jhamal K. Robinson (United States of America)

Jhamal K. Robinson is a television producer.
28-February-1976

Ali Larter (United States of America)

Alison Elizabeth "Ali" Larter is an American actress. She is best known for playing the dual...
28-February-1974

Tom Kitt (United States of America)

Thomas Robert "Tom" Kitt is an American composer, conductor, orchestrator and musician. For his...
28-February-1974

Sunil (India)

Sunil Varma (Telugu: స�నీల� వర�మ) is an actor from the Telugu film industry. His roles usually...
28-February-1974

Michael Manasseri (United States of America)

Michael Manasseri is an American actor and film director. Manasseri was born in Poughkeepsie,...
28-February-1973

Eric Lindros (Canada)

Eric Bryan Lindros is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. Lindros played junior...
28-February-1972

Rory Cochrane (United States of America)

Rory Cochrane is an American actor. He is known for playing Ron Slater in Dazed and Confused,...
28-February-1971

Nigel Godrich (United Kingdom)

Nigel Timothy Godrich is an English recording engineer, record producer and musician. He is best...
28-February-1970

Daniel Handler (United States of America)

Daniel Handler is an American author. He is best known for his work under the pen name Lemony...
28-February-1970

Mariusz Glabinski (Poland)

Mariusz Glabinski is a sound effects editor.
28-February-1969

Patrick Monahan (United States of America)

Patrick Thomas "Pat" Monahan is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor, best known as...
28-February-1969

Robert Sean Leonard (United States of America)

Robert Lawrence Leonard, better known by his stage name Robert Sean Leonard, is an American...
28-February-1967

Andrew Tridgell (Australia)

Andrew "Tridge" Tridgell is an Australian computer programmer best known as the author of and...
28-February-1966

Edward Shearmur (United Kingdom)

Edward Shearmur is a British film composer. Born in London, England, at age 7 he sang in the...
28-February-1966

Philip Reeve (England)

Philip Reeve is a British author and illustrator of children's books. He presently lives on...
28-February-1965

Colum McCann (United States of America, Republic of Ireland)

Colum McCann is an Irish writer of literary fiction. He was born in Dublin, Ireland and now...
28-February-1963

Kang Ae-sim (South Korea)

Kang Ae-sim is a PaekSang Arts Award winning actress.
28-February-1961

Rae Dawn Chong (Canada, United States of America)

Rae Dawn Chong is a Canadian-American actress. She is best known for her roles in the films...
28-February-1959

Anthony W. Marx (United States of America)

Anthony W. Marx is a 1997 Guggenheim Fellow in Social Sciences.
28-February-1959

Jaimala (India)

Jaymala is an actor.
28-February-1959

Phil Roy (United States of America)

Phil Roy is an American musician, singer, and songwriter.
28-February-1958

Karen Kay Cody (United States of America)

Karen Kay Cody is an actress.
28-February-1957

John Turturro (United States of America, Italy)

John Michael Turturro is an Italian-American actor, writer and director known for his roles in...
28-February-1957

Jabu Khanyile (South Africa)

Jabu Khanyile was a South African musician and lead vocalist from the band Bayete.
28-February-1957

Andrew Mondshein (United States of America)

Andrew Steven Mondshein is an American film editor with more than 25 film credits. He was widely...
28-February-1956

Guy Maddin (Canada)

Guy Maddin, OM, CM is a Canadian screen-writer, director, author, cinematographer and film...
28-February-1955

Adrian Dantley (United States of America)

Adrian Delano Dantley is a retired American basketball player who played 15 seasons in the NBA,...
28-February-1954

Jean Bourgain (Belgium)

Jean Bourgain is a Belgian mathematician. He has been a faculty member at the University of...
28-February-1954

Ricardo Donato Salvatore (Argentina)

Ricardo Donato Salvatore is a 2004 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.
28-February-1953

Paul Krugman (United States of America)

Paul Robin Krugman is an American economist, Professor of Economics and International Affairs at...
28-February-1953

Osmo Vänskä (Finland)

Osmo Antero Vänskä is a Finnish conductor, clarinetist and composer. He started his musical...
28-February-1953

Chris Bould (England)

Chris Bould is a television director, producer and screenwriter.
28-February-1952

William Finn (United States of America)

William Alan Finn is an American composer and lyricist of musicals. His musical Falsettos...
28-February-1952

Pete Williams (United States of America)

Louis Alan "Pete" Williams is an American journalist and former government official. Since 1993,...
28-February-1951

Nicholas Christopher (United States of America)

Nicholas Christopher is an American novelist, poet and critic, the author of sixteen books: six...
28-February-1950

Imanol Uribe (Spain, El Salvador)

Imanol Uribe is an award-winning Spanish screenwriter and film director. He was born in San...
28-February-1950

Jaime Fabregas (Philippines)

Jaime Fabregas is an actor and a film score composer.
28-February-1950

Peter Raymont (Canada)

Peter Raymont is an award-winning Canadian filmmaker and producer and the president of White...
28-February-1949

Stephen Talbot (United States of America)

Stephen Henderson Talbot is an award-winning TV documentary producer, writer and reporter who...
28-February-1949

Danny Troob (United States of America)

Daniel "Danny" Troob is an American arranger and orchestrator, best known for his close...
28-February-1948

Mercedes Ruehl (United States of America)

Mercedes J. Ruehl is an American theater, television, and film actress. She won the Academy...
28-February-1948

Steven Chu (United States of America)

Steven Chu is an American physicist who served as the 12th United States Secretary of Energy...
28-February-1948

P. Sreekumar (India)

Sreekumar is an actor and film director.
28-February-1948

Mike Figgis (United Kingdom)

Michael "Mike" Figgis is an English film director, writer, and composer.
28-February-1948

Johnny Delgado (Philippines)

Juan Marasigan Feleo was an award-winning Filipino television and movie actor and writer. He is...
28-February-1948

Bernadette Peters (United States of America)

Bernadette Peters is an American actress, singer and children's book author. Over the course of...
28-February-1947

Tatyana Vasileva (Russia)

Tatyana Vasileva is an actress.
28-February-1947

Gloria Frym (United States of America)

Gloria Frym is an American poet, fiction writer, and essayist.
28-February-1947

Leena Krohn (Finland)

Leena Krohn is a Finnish author. Her large and varied body of work includes novels, short...
28-February-1947

Richard Etlin (United States of America)

Richard Etlin is a 1985 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.
28-February-1946

Timberlake Wertenbaker (United Kingdom, United States of America)

Timberlake Wertenbaker is a British playwright, screenplay writer, and translator.
28-February-1945

Marc Kirschner (United States of America)

Marc W. Kirschner is an American cell biologist and biochemist and the founding chair of the...
28-February-1945

Innocent (India)

Innocent Thekkethala, popularly known as Innocent, is an Indian film actor and producer. He was...
28-February-1945

Mimsy Farmer (United States of America)

Mimsy Farmer is an American actress. Her nickname came from a line in Lewis Carroll's...
28-February-1945

Tracy Keenan Wynn (United States of America)

Tracy Keenan Wynn is a screenwriter.
28-February-1945

Bubba Smith (United States of America)

Bubba Smith was an actor.
28-February-1944

Kelly Bishop (United States of America)

Carole "Kelly" Bishop is an American actress and dancer, best known for her roles as matriarch...
28-February-1944

Ravindra Jain (India)

Ravindra Jain is an Indian music composer and lyricist. He won the Filmfare Best Music Director...
28-February-1943

Charles Bernstein (United States of America)

Charles Bernstein is a composer of film and television music. His credits include the score for...
28-February-1943

Claudio Mattone (Italy)

Claudio Mattone is an Italian composer, lyricist and music producer. Born in Santa Maria a Vico,...
28-February-1942

Stuart A. Aaronson

Stuart A. Aaronson, M.D., is an American author and internationally recognized cancer biologist...
28-February-1942

Robin Phillips (United Kingdom)

Robin Phillips is an English actor and director. He was born in Haslemere, Surrey to Ellen Anne...
28-February-1940

Joe South (United States of America)

Joe South was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. Best known for his songwriting, South...
28-February-1940

Emily Kingsley (United States of America)

Emily Kingsley is a screenwriter.
28-February-1939

John Fahey (United States of America)

John Aloysius Fahey was an American fingerstyle guitarist and composer who played the...
28-February-1939

Daniel C. Tsui (United States of America)

Daniel Chee Tsui is a Chinese-born American physicist whose areas of research included...
28-February-1939

Tommy Tune (United States of America)

Thomas James "Tommy" Tune is an American actor, dancer, singer, theatre director, producer, and...
28-February-1938

Patti Kim (South Korea)

Patti Kim Hye-ja is a prominent South Korean pop singer. She is commonly referred to as a "Super...
28-February-1936

Co Rentmeester (Netherlands)

Co Rentmeesteris a 1967 World Press Photo of the Year Award winner.
28-February-1936

Robin Klein (Australia)

Robin McMaugh Klein is an Australian author of books for children. She was born 28 February...
28-February-1935

William G. Tucker (United Kingdom, United States of America)

William Tucker RA (1935 - ) is a British sculptor.
28-February-1934

Glen Elder (United States of America)

Glen Holl Elder, Jr., is the Howard W. Odum Research Professor of Sociology, a research...
28-February-1933

Sidney J. Furie (Canada)

Sidney J. Furie is a Canadian film director. Furie is perhaps best known for directing American...
28-February-1931

Dean Smith (United States of America)

Dean Edwards Smith is a retired American head coach of men's college basketball. Originally from...
28-February-1931

Gavin MacLeod (United States of America)

Gavin MacLeod is an American character actor who in his six decades of television is notable for...
28-February-1930

Leon Cooper (United States of America)

Leon N Cooper is an American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, who with John Bardeen and John...
28-February-1929

John Montague (Republic of Ireland)

John Montague is an Irish poet. He was born in New York and brought up in Tyrone. He has...
28-February-1929

Frank Gehry (United States of America, Canada)

Frank Owen Gehry, CC is a Canadian-American Pritzker Prize–winning architect based in Los...
28-February-1929

Rangaswamy Srinivasan (United States of America)

Rangaswamy Srinivasan is an inventor at IBM Research. One of the famous inventions he has...
28-February-1929

Ron Weyand (United States of America)

Ron Weyand is an actor.
28-February-1928

Alan M. Kriegsman (United States of America)

Alan M. Kriegsman is a Pulitzer-prize winning writer.
28-February-1928

Anthony Bonner (United States of America)

Anthony Bonner is a 1976 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.
28-February-1928

Tom Aldredge (United States of America)

Thomas Ernest "Tom" Aldredge was an American television, film and stage actor, best known for...
28-February-1928

David Caplovitz (United States of America)

David Caplovitz was a United States-based sociologist. He is known as the author of The Poor Pay...
28-February-1927

Paul T. Baker (United States of America)

Paul T. Baker was Evan Pugh Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at The Pennsylvania State...
28-February-1926

Kin Sugai (Japan)

Kin Sugai is a Japanese actress. She won the award for best supporting actress at the 9th Hochi...
28-February-1926

Don Coldsmith (United States of America)

Don Coldsmith was an American author of primarily Western fiction. A past president of Western...
28-February-1926

Erol TaÅŸ (Turkey)

Erol TaÅŸ was a Turkish film actor. He appeared in 220 films between 1957 and 1998. He starred in...
28-February-1925

Richard Dalitz (United Kingdom, Australia)

Richard Henry Dalitz was an Australian physicist known for his work in particle physics. Born in...
28-February-1925

Harry H. Corbett (United Kingdom)

Harry H. Corbett, OBE was an English actor. Corbett was best known for his starring role in the...
28-February-1925

Louis Nirenberg (United States of America, Canada)

Louis Nirenberg is a Canadian-born American mathematician, considered one of the outstanding...
28-February-1925

James E. Burke (United States of America)

James E. Burke was the chief executive officer of Johnson & Johnson from 1976 to 1989, a company...
28-February-1924

Christopher C. Kraft, Jr. (United States of America)

Christopher Columbus Kraft, Jr. is a retired NASA engineer and manager who was instrumental in...
28-February-1923

Charles Durning (United States of America)

Charles Edward Durning was an American actor, with appearances in over 200 movies, television...
28-February-1923

Merrill Brockway (United States of America)

Merrill Brockway was a television director and producer.
28-February-1922

Gemze de Lappe (United States of America)

Gemze de Lappe is an American dancer who worked very closely with Agnes de Mille and was...
28-February-1921

Donal Henahan (United States of America)

Donal Henehan is a Pulitzer-prize winning writer.
28-February-1921

Saul Zaentz (United States of America)

Saul Zaentz was an American film producer and former record company executive. He won the...
28-February-1921

Tommy Gwaltney (United States of America)

Thomas O. "Tommy" Gwaltney is an American jazz multi-instrumentalist and bandleader. He has...
28-February-1917

Ernesto Alonso (Mexico)

Ernesto Ramirez Alonso was a Mexican producer, director, cinematographer and actor. He was...
28-February-1915

Zero Mostel (United States of America)

Samuel Joel "Zero" Mostel was an American actor and comedian of stage and screen, best known for...
28-February-1911

Denis Parsons Burkitt (United Kingdom)

Denis Parsons Burkitt FRS, surgeon, was born in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Ireland. He was...
28-February-1909

Ketti Frings (United States of America)

Ketti Frings was an American author, playwright, and screenwriter who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1958.
28-February-1908

Alexander Golitzen (United States of America, Russian Empire)

Alexander Golitzen, was a production designer who oversaw art direction on more than 300...
28-February-1908

Alexander A. Parker (United States of America)

Alexander A. Parker was a 1973 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.
28-February-1907

Milton Caniff (United States of America)

Milton Arthur Paul Caniff was an American cartoonist famous for the Terry and the Pirates and...
28-February-1906

Knight Biggerstaff (United States of America)

Knight Biggerstaff is a 1962 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.
28-February-1906

Paul Groesse (United States of America, Hungary)

Paul Groesse was a Hungarian-born American art director. He won three Academy Awards and was...
28-February-1904

Anthony Havelock-Allan (United Kingdom)

Sir Anthony James Allan Havelock-Allan, 4th Baronet was a prolific and successful British film...
28-February-1903

Vincente Minnelli (United States of America)

Vincente Minnelli was a film director.
28-February-1901

Linus Pauling (United States of America)

Linus Carl Pauling was an American chemist, biochemist, peace activist, author, and educator. He...
28-February-1896

Philip Showalter Hench (United States of America)

Philip Showalter Hench was an American physician. Hench, along with his Mayo Clinic co-worker...
28-February-1895

Marcel Pagnol (France)

Marcel Pagnol was a French novelist, playwright, and filmmaker. In 1946, he became the first...
28-February-1895

Allan Leonard Lewis (United Kingdom)

Allan Leonard Lewis VC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most...
28-February-1894

Ben Hecht (United States of America)

Ben Hecht was an American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, and novelist. Called...
28-February-1888

William Angus (United Kingdom)

William Angus VC was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most...
28-February-1888

George Pearkes (Canada)

Major General George Randolph Pearkes, VC, PC, CC, CB, DSO, MC, CD was a Canadian politician;...
28-February-1867

Percy Sykes (United Kingdom)

Brigadier-General Sir Percy Molesworth Sykes KCIE, CB, CMG was a soldier, diplomat, scholar and...
28-February-1830

Henry Edward Jerome (United Kingdom)

Major General Henry Edward Jerome was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most...
28-February-1820

Elisha Kane (United States of America)

Elisha Kent Kane was an American explorer, and a medical officer in the United States Navy...