Famous Birthdays On 18 January

Gilles Villeneuve

Birthday: January 18, 1950
Nationality: Canadian
Died At Age: 32
Gilles Villeneuve was a Canadian racing driver who participated in Grand Prix for six years, winning six races. He started his racing career with snowmobile racing in his native city of Quebec. He then moved on to single seaters and won the US and Canadian Formula Atlantic championships in 1976. Post this, he was offered to participate in ‘Formula One’ with the ‘McLaren’ team at the 1977 ‘British Grand Prix.’

A. A. Milne

Birthday: January 18, 1882
Nationality: British
Died At Age: 74
“A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.” Does this quote remind you of someone? Of course, of the cute little yellow bear, Winnie the Pooh. Wondering who fancied the creation of this bear character? Well, it was A. A. Milne. A pioneer in penning children’s books, Milne has contributed immensely to the literary world throughout his career.

Joanna Newsom

Birthday: January 18, 1982
Nationality: American
Age: 38 Years, 38 Year Old Females
Joanna Newsom is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and actor. She is best known for her folk albums ‘Divers’ and ‘Have One on Me.’ She was born into an affluent doctor family from Nevada. She was not allowed to watch TV or films until she was a teenager. This was done to safeguard her from the bad influences of violent films and TV series.

Jason Segel

Birthday: January 18, 1980
Nationality: American
Age: 40 Years, 40 Year Old Males
Jason Segel is an American actor and comedian best known for his role as Marshall Eriksen in the CBS sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother’. Prior to achieving fame on the sitcom he had worked with producer Judd Apatow on the television series ‘Freaks and Geeks’ and ‘Undeclared’. A talented actor with a goofy smile, Segel is also a screenwriter, author, musician and songwriter whose songs have been featured on several of his acting projects.

Kevin Costner

Birthday: January 18, 1955
Nationality: American
Age: 65 Years, 65 Year Old Males
Kevin Michael Costner is an American actor, director, and singer, best known for his impressive portrayal of rugged characters with complex emotions. Born to middle-class parents, he attended several schools to complete his education but was never too inclined towards academics. He took more interest in sports and artistic activities, such as playing piano and writing poems.

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