#496 Catherine Zeta-Jones / Hansie Cronje – 25 September 1969

Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones, CBE, (25 September 1969) is a Welsh actress. After starring in a number of United Kingdom and United States television films and small roles in films, she came to prominence with roles in Hollywood movies such as the 1998 action film The Mask of Zorro and the 1999 crime thriller film Entrapment. Her breakthrough role was in the 2000 film Traffic, for which she earned her first Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture. Zeta-Jones subsequently starred as Velma Kelly in the 2002 film adaptation of the musical Chicago, a critical and commercial success, and received an Academy Award, BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

Hansie Cronje

Wessel Johannes “Hansie” Cronje (25 September 1969 – 1 June 2002) was a South African cricketer and captain of the South African national cricket team in the 1990s. He was voted the 11th greatest South African in 2004 despite having been banned for life from professional cricket for his role in a match-fixing scandal.


Also born on this day :
Yves Amyot is a Franco-Canadian actor.
Bradley Plain is a former Australian rules footballer.
John Batchelor is an Australian television and film actor.
Bratya Basu is a Bengali professor, dramatist, director, actor and a politician.
Leigh Tudor was an Australian rules footballer.
Sara Symington is an English professional cyclist.
Radostin Stoychev is a Bulgarian former volleyball player and current volleyball coach.
Mark Cairns is a Scottish professional association football player.
Jeremy Dimmick is a former child actor.
Terry Rollock is a former Barbadian cricketer.
Bill Simmons is a sports columnist , author , and podcaster.
David Weathers is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.
Hal Sparks is an American actor, comedian, musician and television personality.
Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal is an American guitarist, songwriter, recording artist and producer.
Tony Womack is a former second baseman and shortstop in Major League Baseball.
Colin Connor is a professional actor, comedian and writer.
David Branshaw is an American professional golfer.
Kurt Haws is a former American football tight end in the National Football League.
Adam Delimkhanov is a Chechen politician.
Adalberto Madero is a Mexican lawyer and right-wing politician.
León Villar is a Spanish judo ka.
Marc Scarpa is an American entrepreneur , Producer and Director.

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