Your birthday is generally a day of celebration with cake, presents, balloons and perhaps a flower or two. It’s a happy day. But what about if your birthday just happened to fall on a September 11th? Your once non-exceptional birthday suddenly is loaded with the thoughts of sadness and sorrow about what happened on 9/11. But there is nothing you can do to change that. Like taxes, your eye color and growing older, you’re just stuck with it.
So what celebrities were born on September 11th? And what celebrity parent welcomed a baby girl just last year on 9/11? See who celebrates their big day on one of the saddest days in America’s history.
1. Virginia Madsen
Academy Award Nominated actress Virginia Madsen was born on September 11, 1961.
Rapper Ludacris was born September 11 in 1977.
3. Ben Lee
Musician Ben Lee and husband of actress Ione Skye was born on September 11, 1978.
4. Maria Bartiromo
News anchor and finance wiz Maria Bartiromo was born on September 11, 1967.
5. Scott Patterson
Known for his role as Luke on the Gilmore Girls, Scott Patterson was born on September 11, 1958.
Musician Moby was born on September 11, 1965.
7. Kristy McNichol
Kristy McNichol of Family and Little Darlings fame was born on September 11, 1962.
8. E.G. Daily
Known for her voice over work from the Rugrats to the Power Puff Girls, E.G. Daily was born on September 11, 1961.
9. Mickey Hart
Greatful Dead drummer Mickey Hart was born on September 11, 1943.
10. Brian De Palma
Director Brian De Palma (pictured here with Scarlett Johnsson) was born on September 11, 1940.
11. Mario Lopez’s Daughter
Gia Francesca Lopez, the daughter of Mario Lopez was born on September 11, 2010.