People

Mike Nugent

born March 2nd, 1982

Michael Nugent (born March 2, 1982) is a former American football placekicker. He played college football for Ohio State University, and was twice recognized as a consensus All-American. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the second round of the 2005 NFL Draft, and has also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, Chicago Bears, Oakland Raiders, and New England Patriots.

Mike O'Dowd

born April 5th, 1895

Michael Joseph O'Dowd was an American boxer who held the World Middleweight Championship from 1917 to 1920.

Mike Oliver (disability advocate)

died March 2nd, 2019

Michael James Hoiles Oliver was a British sociologist, author, and disability rights activist. He was the first Professor of Disability Studies in the world, and key advocate of the social model of disability.

Mike Olt

born August 27th, 1988

Michael George Olt (born August 27, 1988) is an American former professional baseball third baseman. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs, and Chicago White Sox. He played college baseball at the University of Connecticut.

Mike Oxley

born February 11th, 1944

Michael Garver Oxley was an American Republican politician and attorney who served as a U.S. Representative from the 4th congressional district of Ohio.

Mike Pagliarulo

born March 15th, 1960

Michael Timothy Pagliarulo, a.k.a. "Pags", is an American former professional baseball third baseman and later the hitting coach of the Miami Marlins. He played in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles, and Texas Rangers, and in Nippon Professional Baseball for the Seibu Lions.

Mike Pappas

born December 29th, 1960

Michael James Pappas is an American politician and former one term Republican congressman from New Jersey, serving from 1997 to 1999. He is currently the Township Administrator in Bridgewater, New Jersey. He was an unsuccessful candidate for State Senator in New Jersey's 16th legislative district in the 2021 election. In November 2022, Pappas announced he was running for the State Senate again.

Mike Patton

born January 27th, 1968

Michael Allan Patton is an American singer, songwriter, producer, and voice actor, best known as the lead vocalist of the alternative metal band Faith No More. Noted for his vocal proficiency, diverse singing techniques, wide range of projects, style-transcending influences, eccentric public image and contempt for the music industry, Patton has earned critical praise and influenced many contemporary singers. Patton is also co-founder and lead vocalist of Mr. Bungle, and has played with Tomahawk, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Fantômas, Moonchild Trio, Kaada/Patton, Dead Cross, Lovage, Mondo Cane, and Peeping Tom. Consistent collaborators through his varied career include avant-garde jazz saxophonist John Zorn, hip hop producer Dan the Automator and classical violinist Eyvind Kang.

Mike Paul

born April 18th, 1945

Michael George Paul (born April 18, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan) is a former left-handed Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1968 to 1974 for the Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers and Chicago Cubs.

Mike Pelfrey

born January 14th, 1984

Michael Alan Pelfrey is an American college baseball coach and former professional baseball pitcher. He was the pitching coach at Wichita State University from 2019 to 2023, where he played from 2003 to 2005 for head coach Gene Stephenson. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Mets, Minnesota Twins, Detroit Tigers, and Chicago White Sox.

Mike Pender

born March 3rd, 1941

Michael John Prendergast, known professionally as Mike Pender, is an English singer and guitarist. He was an original founding member of Merseybeat group the Searchers. He is best known as the lead vocalist on many hit singles by the Searchers, including the song "Needles and Pins" and "What Have They Done to the Rain?".

Mike Pesca

born December 29th, 1971

Mike Pesca is an American radio journalist and podcaster based in New York City. He is the host of the daily podcast, The Gist, and the editor of Upon Further Review: The Greatest What-Ifs in Sports History.

Mike Phillips (basketball)

died April 25th, 2015

Michael Charles Phillips was an American professional basketball player. At a height of 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 m), he played at the center position. He played professionally for eleven years in Spain, including six years in Spain's top-tier level league, the Liga ACB.

Mike Pickering

born February 24th, 1954

Mike Pickering is an English musician, DJ, songwriter, A&R Executive from Manchester, UK.

Mike Pinder

born December 27th, 1941

Michael Thomas Pinder is an English musician. He is a founding member and the original keyboard player of the rock group the Moody Blues. He left the group following the recording of the band's ninth album Octave in 1978. Pinder is especially noted for his technological contribution to music. In 2018, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Moody Blues. He is the last surviving member of the group's original lineup.

Mike Pitts

September 25th, 1960 - November 4th, 2021

Michael Anthony Pitts (September 25, 1960 – November 4, 2021) was an American professional football player who was a defensive end in the National Football League (NFL) for twelve seasons during the 1980s and 1990s. He played college football for the University of Alabama, and was recognized as an All-American. He was selected in the first round of the 1983 NFL Draft, and played professionally for the Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles, and New England Patriots of the NFL.

Mike Pollitt

born February 29th, 1972

Michael Francis Pollitt is an English former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Mike Pompeo

born December 30th, 1963

Michael Richard Pompeo is an American politician who served in the administration of Donald Trump as director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) from 2017 to 2018 and as the 70th United States secretary of state from 2018 to 2021.

Mike Porcaro

died March 15th, 2015

Michael Joseph Porcaro was an American bass player known for his work with the rock band Toto. He retired from touring in 2007 as a result of being diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Mike Portnoy

born April 20th, 1967

Michael Stephen Portnoy is an American musician who is primarily known as the drummer, backing vocalist, and co-founder of the progressive metal band Dream Theater.

Mike Posner

born February 12th, 1988

Michael Robert Henrion Posner is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer from Detroit, Michigan. He signed with J Records in 2009 to release his debut single "Cooler Than Me" the following year. It peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 and received septuple platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His follow up single, "Please Don't Go" peaked within the top 20 on the chart and received triple platinum certification; both songs preceded the release of his debut album 31 Minutes to Takeoff (2010), which peaked at number eight on the Billboard 200 and saw mixed critical response. He then parted ways with J Records in favor of Island Records in 2014.

Mike Pouncey

born July 24th, 1989

James Michael Pouncey (born July 24, 1989) is a former American football center who played ten seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Florida, was a member of a BCS National Championship team, and earned All-American honors. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft, and played the final three seasons of his career with the Los Angeles Chargers. He is the twin brother of former NFL center Maurkice Pouncey.

Mike Pratt

June 7th, 1931 - July 10th, 1976

Michael John Pratt (7 June 1931 – 10 July 1976) was an English actor, musician, songwriter and screenwriter, known for his work on British television in the 1960s and 1970s.

Mike Pringle (politician)

born December 25th, 1945

Mike Pringle is a Scottish Liberal Democrat politician. He was the Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for Edinburgh South from 2003 to 2011.

Mike Quackenbush

born March 18th, 1976

Michael Spillane is an American podcaster, author, professional wrestling trainer, professional wrestling promoter, and semi-retired professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Mike Quackenbush.

Mike Quinn

born April 15th, 1974

Michael Patrick Quinn is a former professional American football quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Indianapolis Colts, Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins, Houston Texans, and Denver Broncos. He also was a member of the Rhein Fire of NFL Europe, and the Montreal Alouettes and Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Stephen F. Austin State University.

Mike Rann

born January 5th, 1953

Michael David Rann,, is an Australian former politician who was the 44th premier of South Australia from 2002 to 2011. He was later Australian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom from 2013 to 2014, and Australian ambassador to Italy, Albania, Libya and San Marino from 2014 to 2016.

Mike Redmond

born May 5th, 1971

Michael Patrick Redmond is an American former professional baseball catcher and manager. He is currently the bench coach for the Colorado Rockies. He played for 13 seasons in Major League Baseball with the Florida Marlins, Minnesota Twins, and Cleveland Indians. In 864 career games, Redmond recorded a batting average of .287 and accumulated 13 home runs, and 243 runs batted in (RBI).

Mike Reno

born January 8th, 1955

Mike Reno is a Canadian musician, singer and the lead singer of the rock band Loverboy. He is reported to have taught himself how to play guitar. He fronted other bands, including Moxy, before helping form Loverboy. Reno also sang for the Canadian band Hammersmith in 1976.

Mike Resnick

born March 5th, 1942

Michael Diamond Resnick was an American science fiction writer and editor. He won five Hugo awards and a Nebula award, and was the guest of honor at Chicon 7. He was the executive editor of the defunct magazine Jim Baen's Universe, and the creator and editor of Galaxy's Edge magazine.

Mike Ribeiro

born February 10th, 1980

Michael Tavares Ribeiro is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre. Originally selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the second round, 45th overall, of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft, Ribeiro has played in the NHL for the Canadiens, Dallas Stars, Washington Capitals, Phoenix Coyotes and the Nashville Predators.

Mike Richardson

born February 18th, 1984

Michael Isaiah Richardson (born February 18, 1984) is a former American football cornerback. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He has also played for the Kansas City Chiefs. He played college football at Notre Dame.
Affiliate Disclaimer: This website may contain affiliate links, which means that if you click on a product or service link and make a purchase, we may earn a commission. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. The decision to purchase through an affiliate link is entirely up to you. Your support through these links helps us maintain and improve our website to provide you with valuable content. Thank you for your support!