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Robbie Brady

born January 14th, 1992

Robert Brady is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a left winger, left-back or left wing-back for EFL Championship club Preston North End and the Republic of Ireland national team.

Robbie Coltrane

March 30th, 1950 - October 14th, 2022

Anthony Robert McMillan, known professionally as Robbie Coltrane, was a Scottish actor and comedian. He gained worldwide recognition in the 2000s for playing Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter film series. He was appointed an OBE in the 2006 New Year Honours by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to drama. In 1990, Coltrane received the Evening Standard British Film Award – Peter Sellers Award for Comedy. In 2011, he was honoured for his "outstanding contribution" to film at the British Academy Scotland Awards.

Robbie Dupree

born December 23rd, 1946

Robert Dupuis, known professionally as Robbie Dupree, is an American singer best known for his hit songs "Steal Away" and "Hot Rod Hearts".

Robbie Elliott

born December 25th, 1973

Robert James Elliott is an English football coach and former professional player, who is the strength coach for the United States U20 men's football team.

Robbie Farah

born January 23rd, 1984

Robert Peter Farah is a former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 2000s and 2010s. An Australian international, Lebanese international and captain of New South Wales Blues team, he has played the majority of his professional career with the Wests Tigers, with whom he won the 2005 NRL Premiership. Between 2006 and 2012, Farah played for City in six City vs Country representative games, captaining the team from 2009 onwards. He played for the South Sydney Rabbitohs during the 2017 and 2018 National Rugby League seasons.

Robbie Fowler

born April 9th, 1975

Robert Bernard Fowler is an English football coach and former player. He most recently managed Saudi First Division League side Al-Qadsiah.

Robbie Grossman

born September 16th, 1989

Robert Edward Grossman (born September 16, 1989) is an American professional baseball outfielder who is a free agent. He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers and Atlanta Braves. After attending high school in Texas, Grossman was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in Ud sixth round in 2008. He made his MLB debut with the Astros in 2013.

Robbie James

born March 23rd, 1957

Robert Mark James was a Welsh international footballer who played for many teams including Swansea City, Stoke City and Queens Park Rangers. He represented his country on 47 occasions over a period of ten years, scoring a total of seven goals.

Robbie Williams

born February 13th, 1974

Robert Peter Williams is an English singer and songwriter. He found fame as a member of the pop group Take That from 1990 to 1995, launching a solo career in 1996. His debut studio album, Life thru a Lens, was released in 1997, and included his signature song "Angels". His second album, I've Been Expecting You, featured the songs "Millennium" and "She's the One", his first number one singles. His discography includes seven UK No. 1 singles, and all but one of his 14 studio albums have reached No. 1 in the UK. Six of his albums are among the top 100 biggest-selling albums in the UK, with two of them in the top 60, and he gained a Guinness World Record in 2006 for selling 1.6 million tickets in a single day during his Close Encounters Tour.

Robby Benson

born January 21st, 1956

Robby Benson is an American actor and director. He rose to prominence as a teen idol in the late 1970s, appearing in the sports films One on One (1977) and Ice Castles (1978). He subsequently garnered more fame for portraying the voice of Beast in the Disney animated film Beauty and the Beast (1991) and its numerous sequels and spin-offs. He later directed television, including six episodes of the sitcom Friends.

Robby Hammock

born May 13th, 1977

Robert Wade Hammock is an American professional baseball former catcher and current manager of the Altoona Curve. He was formerly a longtime player and later quality control and catching coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Robby Krieger

born January 8th, 1946

Robert Alan Krieger is an American guitarist and founding member of the rock band the Doors. Krieger wrote or co-wrote many of the Doors' songs, including the hits "Light My Fire", "Love Me Two Times", "Touch Me", and "Love Her Madly". When the Doors disbanded following the death of lead singer Jim Morrison, Krieger continued to perform and record with other musicians including former Doors bandmates John Densmore and Ray Manzarek.

Robby Naish

born April 23rd, 1963

Robert Staunton Naish is an American athlete and entrepreneur who has won 24 World Championship Windsurfing titles. He is also considered a pioneer of kiteboarding and standup paddleboarding.

Robeisy Ramírez

born December 20th, 1993

Robeisy Eloy Ramírez Carrazana is a Cuban professional boxer who held the WBO featherweight title between April and December 2023. As an amateur, Ramírez won gold medals at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.

Robert "Buzz" Sawyer

born November 18th, 1962

Robert Meade (Buzz) Sawyer (born November 18, 1962) is a former American football punter in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at Baylor University.

Robert (archbishop of Trier)

died May 19th, 0956

Robert, also spelled Ruotbert or Rotbert, was the archbishop of Trier from 931 until his death. He played a leading role in the politics of both Germany and France, and especially of the Lotharingian territory in between. He was a patron of scholars and writers and a reformer of monasteries.

Robert A. Heinlein

died May 8th, 1988

Robert Anson Heinlein was an American science fiction author, aeronautical engineer, and naval officer. Sometimes called the "dean of science fiction writers", he was among the first to emphasize scientific accuracy in his fiction, and was thus a pioneer of the subgenre of hard science fiction. His published works, both fiction and non-fiction, express admiration for competence and emphasize the value of critical thinking. His plots often posed provocative situations which challenged conventional social mores. His work continues to have an influence on the science-fiction genre, and on modern culture more generally.

Robert A. Roe

born February 28th, 1924

Robert Aloysius Roe was an American Democratic Party politician who represented New Jersey in the United States House of Representatives from November 4, 1969 to January 3, 1993.

Robert Abajyan

died April 2nd, 2016

Robert Abajyan was an Armenian junior sergeant in the Republic of Artsakh Defense Army. He was posthumously awarded the "Hero of Artsakh" which is the highest honorary title of the self-declared Republic of Artsakh.

Robert Abbe

April 13th, 1851 - March 7th, 1928

Robert Abbe was an American surgeon and pioneer radiologist in New York City. He was born in New York City and educated at the College of the City of New York and Columbia University.

Robert Abercromby (Jesuit)

died April 27th, 1613

Robert Abercromby, whose surname was also spelled as Abrecromby and Abercrombie, and was known by such pseudonyms as Robert Sandiesoun and Sanders Robertson, was a Scottish Jesuit missionary.

Robert Adam

died March 3rd, 1792

Robert Adam was a British neoclassical architect, interior designer and furniture designer. He was the son of William Adam (1689–1748), Scotland's foremost architect of the time, and trained under him. With his older brother John, Robert took on the family business, which included lucrative work for the Board of Ordnance, after William's death.

Robert Aickman

died February 26th, 1981

Robert Fordyce Aickman was an English writer and conservationist. As a conservationist, he co-founded the Inland Waterways Association, a group which has preserved from destruction and restored England's inland canal system. As a writer, he is best known for his supernatural fiction, which he described as "strange stories".

Robert Alda

February 26th, 1914 - May 3rd, 1986

Robert Alda was an Italian-American theatrical and film actor, a singer, and a dancer. He was the father of actors Alan and Antony Alda. Alda was featured in a number of Broadway productions, then moved to Italy during the early 1960s. He appeared in many European films over the next two decades, occasionally returning to the U.S. for film appearances such as The Girl Who Knew Too Much (1969).

Robert Allen (actor)

born March 28th, 1906

Robert Allen was an American actor in both feature films and B-movie westerns between 1935 and 1944.

Robert Allen (song composer)

born February 5th, 1927

Robert Allen Deitcher was an American pianist and an arranger and writer of music for popular songs.

Robert Altman

born February 20th, 1925

Robert Bernard Altman was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He was a five-time nominee of the Academy Award for Best Director and is considered an enduring figure from the New Hollywood era. His most famous directorial achievements include M*A*S*H (1970), McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971), The Long Goodbye (1973), Nashville (1975), 3 Women (1977), The Player (1992), Short Cuts (1993), and Gosford Park (2001).

Robert and Thomas Wintour

died January 31st, 1606

Robert Wintour and Thomas Wintour, also spelt Winter, were members of the Gunpowder Plot, a failed conspiracy to assassinate King James I. Brothers, they were related to other conspirators, such as their cousin, Robert Catesby, and a half-brother, John Wintour, also joined them following the plot's failure. Thomas was an intelligent and educated man, fluent in several languages and trained as a lawyer, but chose instead to become a soldier, fighting for England in the Low Countries, France, and possibly in Central Europe. By 1600, however, he changed his mind and became a fervent Catholic. On several occasions he travelled to the continent and entreated Spain on behalf of England's oppressed Catholics, and suggested that with Spanish support a Catholic rebellion was likely.

Robert Andino

born April 25th, 1984

Robert Lazaro Andino is a Cuban-American former professional baseball infielder. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Baltimore Orioles, Florida/Miami Marlins, and Seattle Mariners.

Robert Andrews Millikan

March 22nd, 1868 - December 19th, 1953

Robert Andrews Millikan was an American experimental physicist who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1923 for the measurement of the elementary electric charge and for his work on the photoelectric effect.

Robert Anton Wilson

born January 18th, 1932

Robert Anton Wilson was an American author, futurist, psychologist, and self-described agnostic mystic. Recognized within Discordianism as an Episkopos, pope and saint, Wilson helped publicize Discordianism through his writings and interviews. In 1999 he described his work as an "attempt to break down conditioned associations, to look at the world in a new way, with many models recognized as models or maps, and no one model elevated to the truth". Wilson's goal was "to try to get people into a state of generalized agnosticism, not agnosticism about God alone but agnosticism about everything."

Robert Arden

born December 11th, 1922

Robert Arden (11 December 1922 – 25 March 2004) was an English film, television and radio actor born in London who worked and lived mostly in the United Kingdom.
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