April 12th – Garcia and Hancock

by Milos Itic on April 12, 2011

10 people born on this day (April 12th):

  1. Andrés Arturo García Menéndez (1956) – Professionally known as Andy García, is a Cuban American actor. He became known in the late 1980s and 1990s, having appeared in several successful Hollywood films, including The Godfather: Part III, The Untouchables, and When a Man Loves a Woman. More recently, he has starred in Ocean’s Eleven and its sequels, Ocean’s Twelve and Ocean’s Thirteen, and The Lost City
  2. Herbert Jeffrey “Herbie” Hancock (1940) – American pianist, bandleader and composer
  3. Claire Catherine Danes (1979) – American actress of television, stage and film. She has appeared in roles as diverse as Angela Chase in My So-Called Life, as Juliet in Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet, as Yvaine in Stardust and as Temple Grandin in the HBO TV film Temple Grandin
  4. Ann Miller (1923) – American singer, dancer and actress
  5. Mukhran Machavariani (2010) – Georgian poet, a member of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Georgia (Georgian Parliament) from 1990 until 1992, and a recipient of the Shota Rustaveli State Prize of Georgia. From 1988 until 1990 he was the Chairman of the Union of Georgian Writers
  6. David Michael Letterman (1947) – American television host and comedian
  7. Edward Phillip “Ed” O’Neill, Jr. (1946) – American actor
  8. Robert Frederick Chelsea “Bobby” Moore (1941) – English footballer. He captained West Ham United for more than ten years and was captain of the England team that won the 1966 World Cup. He is widely regarded as one of the all-time greats of world football, and was cited by Pelé as the greatest defender that he had ever played against
  9. Thomas Leo “Tom” Clancy Jr. (1947) – American author, best known for his technically detailed espionage, military science and techno thriller storylines set during and in the aftermath of the Cold War, along with video games which he did not work on, but which bear his name for licensing and promotional purposes. His name is also a brand for similar movie scripts written by ghost writers and many series of non-fiction books on military subjects and merged biographies of key leaders. He is also part-owner and Vice Chairman of Community Activities and Public Affairs of the Baltimore Orioles, a Major League Baseball team
  10. Vincent Grant “Vince” Gill (1957) – American neotraditional country singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He has achieved commercial success and fame both as frontman to the country rock band Pure Prairie League in the 1970s, and as a solo artist beginning in 1983, where his talents as a vocalist and musician have placed him in high demand as a guest vocalist, and a duet partner. Gill has recorded more than twenty studio albums, charted over forty singles on the U.S. Billboard charts as Hot Country Songs, and has sold more than 22 million albums. He has been honored by the Country Music Association with 18 CMA Awards, including two Entertainer of the Year awards and five Male Vocalist Awards. Gill has also earned 20 Grammy Awards, more than any other male Country music artist. In 2007, Gill was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame

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