William James Adams, Jr. (born March 15, 1975), better known by his stage name will.i.am (“will I am”) is an American rapper, musician, songwriter, singer, entrepreneur, actor and producer. William came to prominence in the late 1990s as a member of the hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas. As a music producer, he has produced with other artists including Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, U2, Rihanna, Usher, Justin Timberlake and Earth, Wind & Fire.
Eva Jacqueline Longoria (born March 15, 1975) is an American actress, best known for portraying Gabrielle Solis on the ABC television series Desperate Housewives. Longoria received a nomination for the 2006 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance on Desperate Housewives.
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Deryn Brace is a Welsh former footballer.
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Alex Mineiro is a former Brazilian football striker.
Cornell Brown is a former American college and professional football player.
Marco Villaseca is a Chilean footballer.
Dan Perkins is an American former Major League Baseball player.
Boris Schnuchel is a Danish handballer.
Danielle Babb is an American educator, author, businessperson and consultant.