Awards & Winners

Award Winners

Birthday : January 1

Check all the award winners born on January 1.
BirthDate
Winner
01-January-1998

Lara Robinson (Australia)

Lara Robinson is an Australian child actress who has appeared in films, television series, and...
01-January-1989

Adèle Haenel (France)

Adèle Haenel is a French actress. She was nominated for a César Award in the Most Promising...
01-January-1986

Colin Morgan (United Kingdom)

Colin Morgan is a Northern Irish actor, best known for playing the title character in the BBC TV...
01-January-1985

Sophie McShera (United Kingdom)

Sophie McShera is an English actress. She is best known for playing 6th Form student Ros McCain...
01-January-1984

Akosua Adoma Owusu (United States of America)

Akosua Adoma Owusu is a film director, film editor, film producer, screenwriter, and a...
01-January-1981

Eden Riegel (United States of America)

Eden Sonja Jane Riegel is an American actress. She portrayed Bianca Montgomery in the daytime...
01-January-1979

Brody Dalle (Australia, United States of America)

Brody Dalle is an Australian-born singer-songwriter and guitarist. She is perhaps best known as...
01-January-1979

Dingko Singh (India)

Dingko Singh is an Indian boxer who won the gold medal at 1998 Asian Games. He hails from...
01-January-1979

Kathryn Thomas (Republic of Ireland)

Kathryn Thomas is an Irish television presenter.
01-January-1978

Vidya Balan (India)

Vidya Balan is an Indian actress. She has established a successful career in Hindi films and is...
01-January-1977

Aseem Bajaj (India)

Aseem Bajaj is a cinematographer.
01-January-1977

Axel (Argentina)

Axel Patricio Fernando Witteveen Pardo, commonly known as Axel Fernando or simply Axel, is an...
01-January-1976

Sean Wallace (United States of America)

Sean A. Wallace is an award-winning American science fiction and fantasy anthologist, editor,...
01-January-1975

Sonali Bendre (India)

Sonali Bendre is an Indian actress and model. Apart from starring in Bollywood films, she has...
01-January-1975

K. Kalyan (India)

K. Kalyan is an Indian lyricist and music director predominantly working since last 20 years in...
01-January-1974

Abha Dawesar (India)

Abha Dawesar is an Indian novelist writing in English. Dawesar is a Harvard graduate who was...
01-January-1973

David Leonhardt (United States of America)

David Leonhardt is the managing editor of a new venture at The New York Times that will focus on...
01-January-1972

Magdalena Zurawski (United States of America)

Magdalena Zurawski is a writer.
01-January-1972

Micaela Nevárez (Puerto Rico)

Micaela Nevárez is a Puerto Rican actress who has appeared in independent and European films...
01-January-1972

Garrett K. Gomez (United States of America)

Garrett Keith Gomez is an American thoroughbred jockey.
01-January-1971

Kalabhavan Mani (India)

Kalabhavan Mani is a South Indian actor and singer. He began his career in Malayalam film...
01-January-1970

Andrucha Waddington (Brazil)

Andrucha Waddington is a Brazilian film director, producer and screenwriter. He has directed...
01-January-1969

Morris Chestnut (United States of America)

Morris L. Chestnut is an American film and television actor. He is known for his roles in the...
01-January-1969

Nicolle Dickson (Australia)

Nicolle Dickson is an Australian actress who played rebellious Bobby Simpson in soap opera Home...
01-January-1969

Verne Troyer (United States of America)

Verne J. Troyer is an American actor and stunt performer. He is notable for his height of 2 ft 8...
01-January-1968

Joey Stefano (United States of America)

Joey Stefano was an American pornographic actor who appeared in gay adult films.
01-January-1968

Qiang Li (China)

Qiang Li is a screenwriter.
01-January-1968

Felix Chong (China, Hong Kong)

Felix Chong Man-Keung is a Hong Kong screenwriter, film director and actor. He is one of the...
01-January-1967

Juanma Bajo Ulloa (Spain)

Juan Manuel Bajo Ulloa is a Spanish Basque film director.
01-January-1967

Yashpal Sharma (India)

Yashpal Sharma is an Indian actor. He is best known for his role as Randhir Singh in Sudhir...
01-January-1967

David Ellis (United States of America)

David Ellis is an award-winning author.
01-January-1967

Derrick Thomas (United States of America)

Derrick Vincent Thomas, nicknamed D.T., was an American football linebacker and defensive end...
01-January-1967

Tawera Nikau (New Zealand)

Tawera Nuieia Nikau is a former professional rugby league footballer of the 1990s and 2000s. A...
01-January-1967

Emily Woof (England)

Emily Woof, is an English actress and author, best known for film roles including The Full...
01-January-1966

Tom Capone (Brazil)

Tom Capone, born Luiz Antonio Ferreira Gonçalves, was a Brazilian music producer and guitar...
01-January-1965

Alan Mak (China, Hong Kong)

Alan Mak Siu-Fai, born on 1 January 1968 in Hong Kong, is a writer, director, actor and producer.
01-January-1964

Balaji Sakthivel (India)

Balaji Sakthivel is a prominent Tamil film director, best known for directing the 2004 film,...
01-January-1963

Jeff Abbott (United States of America)

Jeff Abbott is a U.S. suspense novelist. He has a degree in History and English from Rice...
01-January-1963

Srđan Dragojević (Serbia)

Srđan Dragojević is a Serbian film director and screenwriter, who emerged in the 1990s as a...
01-January-1962

Bassy Bob Brockmann

Bassy Bob Brockmann is a Latin Grammy nominated audio engineer.
01-January-1961

Sven Regener (Germany)

Sven Regener, born January 1, 1961 in Bremen, is a German musician and writer living in Berlin...
01-January-1961

Philip Gourevitch (United States of America)

Philip Gourevitch, an American author and journalist, is a longtime staff writer for The New...
01-January-1960

Mercy Kuttan (India)

Mercy Kuttan is a former Indian track and field athlete. She was the first Indian woman...
01-January-1960

Michael Seibert (United States of America)

Michael Seibert was an American ice dancer. He competed with Judy Blumberg. The duo won the gold...
01-January-1960

Michael Lynton (Netherlands, United States of America)

Michael Mark Lynton is an American businessman. He is the CEO of Sony Corporation of America and...
01-January-1960

Su Xiaowei (China)

Su Xiaowei is a screenwriter.
01-January-1960

Pyotr Lutsik (Ukraine)

Pyotr Lutsik was a screenwriter.
01-January-1960

Thad Beier (United States of America)

Thad Beier is a technical and visual effects supervisor.
01-January-1960

Andrew Niccol (New Zealand)

Andrew M. Niccol is a New Zealand screenwriter, producer, and director. He wrote and directed...
01-January-1959

Gregory A. Voth (United States of America)

Gregory A. Voth is a 2004 Guggenheim Fellow in Natural Sciences.
01-January-1959

Michael Leavitt (United States of America)

Michael Leavitt is a theatrical producer.
01-January-1959

Rabih Alameddine (United States of America, Lebanon)

Rabih Alameddine is a Lebanese-American painter and writer. He was born in Amman, Jordan to...
01-January-1959

Rebecca Jenkins (Canada)

Rebecca Jenkins is a Canadian actress and singer.
01-January-1957

Martín Espada (United States of America)

Martín Espada is a Latino poet, and professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where...
01-January-1957

Isabel Ordaz (Spain)

Isabel Ordaz is an actress.
01-January-1956

K�ji Yakusho (Japan)

K�ji Yakusho is a Japanese actor.
01-January-1955

Alfred Cheung (China, Hong Kong)

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01-January-1955

Wai Ka-Fai (China, Hong Kong)

Wai Ka-Fai is a Hong Kong screenwriter, producer, film director, and former TV director and...
01-January-1955

LaMarr Hoyt (United States of America)

Dewey LaMarr Hoyt is a former Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher who won the 1983...
01-January-1955

Anthony Dod Mantle (United Kingdom)

Anthony Dod Mantle, B.S.C. is a British cinematographer notable for his work in digital...
01-January-1954

Joe Pittman

Joseph Wayne Pittman is a retired Major League Baseball infielder. He played during three...
01-January-1954

Dennis O'Driscoll (Republic of Ireland)

Dennis O'Driscoll was an Irish poet, essayist, critic and editor. Regarded as one of the best...
01-January-1954

Hans J. Herrmann (Germany, Cuba)

Hans J. Herrmann is a 1986 Guggenheim Fellow in Natural Sciences.
01-January-1954

Shantha Rangaswamy (India)

Shantha Rangaswamy, also known as Shanta Rangaswamy, is an Indian cricketer. She played Women's...
01-January-1953

Mary Sweeney (United States of America)

Mary Sweeney is an American film editor and producer best known for collaborating with the...
01-January-1952

John Milne (England)

John Milne is an Edgar Award winning author.
01-January-1952

Onyeka Onwenu (Nigeria)

Onyeka Onwenu is an actress, singer, and politician.
01-January-1952

Steve Kluger (United States of America)

Steve Kluger is an American author and playwright. Kluger's writing is noted for its baseball,...
01-January-1952

Shaji N. Karun (India)

Shaji Neelakantan Karun is a National Award-winning Indian film director and cinematographer...
01-January-1952

Ahn Sung-ki (South Korea)

Ahn Sung Ki is an actor.
01-January-1951

Sturla Gunnarsson (Canada)

Sturla Gunnarsson is a Canadian film director. Gunnarsson was born in Iceland in 1951. He moved...
01-January-1951

Nana Patekar (India)

Vishwanath "Nana" Patekar is an Indian actor, writer and filmmaker.
01-January-1951

Joel Feigin (United States of America)

Joel Feigin is a 1985 Guggenheim Fellow in Creative Arts.
01-January-1951

Yee Chung Man (China, Hong Kong)

Chung-Man Mai is a film production designer.
01-January-1950

Phillip DePoy (United States of America)

Phillip DePoy is a 2003 Edgar Award for Best Play winner author.
01-January-1950

Deepa Mehta (India, Canada)

Deepa Mehta, OC OOnt is an Indo-Canadian film director and screenwriter, most known for her...
01-January-1950

Gerard McSorley (Northern Ireland)

Gerard McSorley is an Irish theatre, television and film actor.
01-January-1950

Bastian Clevé (Germany)

Bastian Clevé, born 1 January 1950 in Munich, is a German filmmaker and producer. He is...
01-January-1950

Peter Turnbull (United Kingdom)

Peter Turnbull is a 2012 Edgar Award for Best Short Story winner.
01-January-1950

Wayne Bennett (Australia)

Wayne James Bennett AM is an Australian professional rugby league football coach and former...
01-January-1949

Enzo Calzaghe (Italy, Wales)

Enzo Calzaghe MBE is a Welsh-Italian boxing trainer. He is the father of Joe Calzaghe and the...
01-January-1949

Max Azria (France)

Max Azria is a French fashion designer, who founded the contemporary women's clothing brand BCBG...
01-January-1949

Uschi Reich (Germany)

Uschi Reich is a Film Producer and Screenwriter.
01-January-1949

Terence Chang (United States of America, China)

Terence Chang Chia-Chen is a Hong Kong and American film producer.
01-January-1948

Mike Ashley (United Kingdom)

Michael Raymond Donald Ashley is a British bibliographer, author and editor of science fiction,...
01-January-1947

James W. Hall (United States of America)

James W. Hall is an award-winning author.
01-January-1947

László Polgár

László Polgár was an Hungarian operatic bass. Born in Budapest, Hungary, he studied with Eva...
01-January-1947

Robert Martensen (United States of America)

Robert Lawrence Martensen was an American physician, historian and author.
01-January-1947

Terry C. Johnston (United States of America)

Terry C. Johnston was an American Western fiction author who wrote 31 novels and had more than...
01-January-1947

Celso Bugallo (Spain)

Celso Bugallo is an actor.
01-January-1946

Ernesto Mahieux (Italy)

Ernesto Mahieux is an Italian actor. He is from Torre del Greco in the Province of Naples.
01-January-1946

Shelby Steele (United States of America)

Shelby Steele is an American author, columnist, documentary film maker, and a Robert J. and...
01-January-1946

Tyler Burge (United States of America)

Tyler Burge is a Professor of Philosophy at UCLA. Burge has made contributions to several areas...
01-January-1946

Milena Canonero (Italy)

Milena Canonero is an Italian costume designer, working both for films and stage productions...
01-January-1945

Gene Tyranny (United States of America)

"Blue" Gene Tyranny is an avant-garde composer and pianist. He was born in San Antonio, Texas,...
01-January-1945

Gail Zappa (United States of America)

Gail Zappa was the second wife of musician and composer Frank Zappa and is the Trustee of the...
01-January-1943

Tomiyo Sasaki (Canada, United States of America)

Tomiyo Sasaki is a 1983 Guggenheim Fellow in Creative Arts.
01-January-1943

Richard Sennett (United States of America)

Richard Sennett is the Centennial Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics and...
01-January-1943

Maris A. Vinovskis (United States of America)

Maris A. Vinovskis is an American academic and historian at the University of Michigan and a...
01-January-1943

Allan Starski (Poland)

Allan Mieczysław Starski is a Polish Academy Award winning production designer and set...
01-January-1943

P. V. Gangadharan (India)

P. V. Gangadharan is a film producer and businessman from India. He was born at Calicut in 1943...
01-January-1942

Giuseppe Mazzotta (Italy)

Giuseppe Mazzotta is a 1985 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.
01-January-1942

Judy Stone (Australia)

Judy Stone is an Australian pop and country singer from Sydney, who came to national prominence...
01-January-1942

James A. Baffico (United States of America)

James A. Baffico is an actor, a television director, television producer and a screenwriter.
01-January-1942

Nicolas Clermont (France)

Nicolas Clermont is a film producer.
01-January-1942

Ann Douglas (United States of America)

Ann Douglas is a 1993 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.
01-January-1941

Asrani (India)

Govardhan Asrani, popularly known simply as Asrani, is an Indian actor and director whose...
01-January-1941

Martin Evans (United Kingdom)

Sir Martin John Evans FRS is an English scientist who, with Matthew Kaufman, was the first to...
01-January-1941

Jean-Marie Adiaffi (Côte d’Ivoire)

Jean-Marie Adé Adiaffi or Jean-Marie Adiaffi born at Bettie on January 1, 1941 and died in...
01-January-1940

Leonard Susskind (United States of America)

Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor of Theoretical Physics at Stanford University, and...
01-January-1940

Alfonso Gómez-Lobo (United States of America, Chile)

Alfonso Gómez-Lobo was a professor of metaphysics and moral philosophy at Georgetown University...
01-January-1939

Phyllis C Richman (United States of America)

Phyllis C Richman is a 2003 JBF Awards winner for the Magazine Series and 1997 JBF nominee for...
01-January-1938

Shoji Ueda (Japan)

Masaharu Ueda is a Japanese cinematographer. He worked several times with filmmaker Akira...
01-January-1938

Frank Langella (United States of America)

Frank A. Langella, Jr. is an American stage and film actor. He has won three Tony Awards, two...
01-January-1938

E. Johnson (United States of America)

E. Johnson was an award-winning author.
01-January-1937

Roger Morris (United States of America)

Roger Morris, born 1937, is an American public servant, historian, and political writer.
01-January-1937

John Fuller (United Kingdom)

John Fuller FRSL is an English poet and author, and Fellow Emeritus at Magdalen College, Oxford.
01-January-1936

George C. Herring (United States of America)

George C. Herring is an author.
01-January-1935

Fernando Krahn (Chile)

Fernando Krahn was a Chilean cartoonist and plastic artist. A celebrated cartoonist, his works...
01-January-1935

Sô Kuramoto (Japan)

Sô Kuramoto is a screenwriter and director.
01-January-1935

Benjamin W. Lee (United States of America, South Korea, Empire of Japan)

Benjamin Whisoh Lee or Ben Lee, was a Korean-American theoretical physicist. His work in...
01-January-1934

Donald Bitzer (United States of America)

Donald L. Bitzer is an American electrical engineer and computer scientist. He was the...
01-January-1933

Joe Orton (United Kingdom)

John Kingsley "Joe" Orton was an English playwright and author. His public career was short but...
01-January-1933

Joseph Koo (China)

Joseph Koo Kar-Fai, MBE, SBS is one of the most respected composers in Hong Kong. He used the...
01-January-1933

Shashikala (India)

Shashikala Jawalkar-Saigal, much better known as Shashikala, is an Indian actress.
01-January-1933

N. John Hall (United States of America)

N. John Hall is a 1976 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.
01-January-1932

Lewis John Carlino (United States of America)

Lewis John Carlino is best known as the director of The Great Santini starring Robert Duvall,...
01-January-1932

Willy Burgdorfer (United States of America, Switzerland)

Willy Burgdorfer, an American scientist born and educated in Basel, Switzerland, is an...
01-January-1932

Xin-Gang Wang (China)

Xin-Gang Wang is an actor.
01-January-1932

John Anthony West

John Anthony West is an American author, lecturer, guide and a proponent of Sphinx water erosion...
01-January-1931

John Seelye (United States of America)

John Seelye is a 1973 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.
01-January-1931

Yoshio Masui

Yoshio Masui is a Japanese / Canadian cell biologist. Masui studied biology at Kyoto University,...
01-January-1930

Frederick Wiseman (United States of America)

Frederick Wiseman is an American filmmaker, documentarian, and theatrical director.
01-January-1930

Ali Ahmad Said

Ali Ahmad Said Esber, also known by the pen name Adonis or Adunis, is a Syrian poet, essayist,...
01-January-1929

Douglas Gordon Jones (Canada)

Douglas Gordon Jones is a Canadian poet, translator and educator. Born in Bancroft, Ontario,...
01-January-1929

Larry L. King (United States of America)

Larry L. King was an American playwright, journalist, and novelist, best remembered for his 1978...
01-January-1929

Arthur P. Dempster (Canada)

Arthur Pentland Dempster is a Professor Emeritus in the Harvard University Department of...
01-January-1929

Raymond Chow (Hong Kong)

Raymond Chow Man-Wai GBS is a Hong Kong film producer, and presenter. He is responsible for...
01-January-1928

Ernest Tidyman (United States of America)

Ernest Tidyman was a Cleveland-born American author and screenwriter, best known for his novels...
01-January-1928

Gerhard Weinberg (United States of America)

Gerhard Ludwig Weinberg is a German-born American diplomatic and military historian noted for...
01-January-1928

Michael Roemer (Germany, United States of America)

Michael Roemer is a film director.
01-January-1928

L. E. Sissman (United States of America)

Louis Edward Sissman was a poet and advertising executive.
01-January-1928

Christopher Davis (United States of America)

Christopher Davis is a writer.
01-January-1926

Gina Berriault (United States of America)

Gina Berriault, was an American novelist and short story writer. Berriault was born in Long...
01-January-1925

P. J. Antony (India)

P. J. Antony was an Indian stage and film actor. He received the National Film Award for Best...
01-January-1925

Elisabeth B. MacDougall (United States of America)

Elisabeth B. MacDougall is a 1979 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.
01-January-1924

Arthur Danto (United States of America)

Arthur Coleman Danto was an American art critic and philosopher. He is best known for having...
01-January-1923

Daniel Gorenstein (United States of America)

Daniel E. Gorenstein was an American mathematician. He earned his undergraduate and graduate...
01-January-1923

Valentina Cortese (Italy, Kingdom of Italy)

Valentina Cortese is an Italian actress. Cortese, born in Milan, made her screen debut in...
01-January-1922

Jerry Robinson (United States of America)

Sherrill David Robinson, known as Jerry Robinson, was an American comic book artist known for...
01-January-1921

Zeph Stewart (United States of America)

Zeph Stewart is a 1965 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.
01-January-1921

César Baldaccini (France)

César Baldaccini, usually called César was a noted French sculptor. César was at the forefront...
01-January-1920

Firmino Torres de Castro (Brazil)

Firmino Torres de Castro is a 1964 Guggenheim Fellow in Natural Sciences.
01-January-1919

Bones McKinney (United States of America)

Horace Albert "Bones" McKinney was an American professional basketball player and coach. A 6'6"...
01-January-1918

Mitzi Cunliffe (United States of America)

Mitzi Solomon Cunliffe was an American sculptor. She was most famous for designing the golden...
01-January-1918

Patrick Anthony Porteous (United Kingdom, Pakistan)

Colonel Patrick Anthony Porteous VC was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest...
01-January-1918

Sefanaia Sukanaivalu (Fiji)

Sefanaia Sukanaivalu VC was a Fijian soldier and a posthumous recipient of the Victoria Cross,...
01-January-1917

Jule Gregory Charney (United States of America)

Jule Gregory Charney was an American meteorologist who played an important role in developing...
01-January-1916

Marvin Camras (United States of America)

Marvin Camras was an electrical engineer and inventor who was widely influential in the field of...
01-January-1914

Henry Berman (United States of America)

Henry Berman was a film editor, TV editor, film and television producer.
01-January-1911

Hank Greenberg (United States of America)

Henry Benjamin "Hank" Greenberg, nicknamed "Hammerin' Hank," "Hankus Pankus" or "The Hebrew...
01-January-1911

Basil Dearden (England)

Basil Dearden was an English film director.
01-January-1911

Audrey Wurdemann (United States of America)

Audrey Wurdemann was an American poet. She was the youngest winner of the Pulitzer Prize for...
01-January-1907

Antonio Petrucci (Italy)

Antonio Petrucci was a film director and screenwriter.
01-January-1905

Charles Melvin Price

Charles Melvin Price was a longtime member of the United States House of Representatives. Most...
01-January-1897

Catherine Drinker Bowen (United States of America)

Catherine Drinker Bowen an American writer best known for her biographies. She won the National...
01-January-1896

Thomas T. Moulton (United States of America)

Thomas T. Moulton was an American sound engineer. He won five Academy Awards in the category...
01-January-1896

Teinosuke Kinugasa (Japan)

Teinosuke Kinugasa was a Japanese actor and film director. He was born in Kameyama, Mie...
01-January-1889

Alexander Smallens (United States of America)

Alexander Smallens was a Russian-born American conductor and music director. Smallens was born...
01-January-1888

Chesley Bonestell (United States of America)

Chesley Bonestell was an American painter, designer and illustrator. His paintings were a major...
01-January-1887

Joseph T. Rucker (United States of America)

Joseph T. Rucker was a cinematographer.
01-January-1887

Herman Rosse (Netherlands)

Hermann Rosse was a Dutch-born American art director. He won an Academy Award for Best Art...
01-January-1885

Claude Congreve Dobson (United Kingdom)

Rear-Admiral Claude Congreve Dobson VC, DSO was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the...
01-January-1879

Albert H. Taylor (United States of America)

Albert Hoyt Taylor was an American electrical engineer who made important early contributions to...
01-January-1876

William Young (United Kingdom)

William Young VC was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most...
01-January-1854

Owen Edward Pennefather Lloyd (United Kingdom)

Sir Owen Edward Pennefather Lloyd VC KCB was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the...
01-January-1830

Andrew Moynihan (United Kingdom)

Andrew Moynihan, VC was by birth an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and...
01-January-1830

William Lendrim (United Kingdom)

William James Lendrim VC was born Carrick-on-Shannon, County Leitrim, Ireland and was an Irish...
01-January-1818

William McBean (United Kingdom)

Major-General William McBean VC was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and...