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Shaheen Jafargholi

born January 23rd, 1997

Shaheen Jafargholi (Persian: شاهین جعفرقلی; born 23 January 1997) is a Welsh actor and singer. In 2009, he finished in seventh place on the ITV competition series Britain's Got Talent. Since then, he has portrayed the roles of Shakil Kazemi in EastEnders and Marty Kirkby in Casualty.

Shahid Afridi

born March 1st, 1980

Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi is a Pakistani former cricketer and captain of the Pakistan national cricket team. An all-rounder, Afridi was a right-handed leg spinner and a right-handed batsman.

Shahla Riahi

February 7th, 1927 - December 31st, 2019

Shahla Riahi (Persian: شهلا ریاحی, 7 February 1927 – 31 December 2019) was an Iranian actress and film director. Born in Tehran, she started stage acting in 1944 and first appeared in cinema in Golden Dreams. In 1956 she became the first Iranian woman to direct a feature, with Marjan. Her career as a film actress includes more than 72 features. Riahi died on 31 December 2019 at the age of 92.

Shahla Sherkat

born March 30th, 1956

Shahla Sherkat is an Iranian journalist, publisher, author, feminist, and women's rights activist. She is a prominent Persian feminist author and one of the pioneers of Women's rights movement in Iran.

Shahriar Nafees

born May 1st, 1985

Shahriar Nafees Ahmed is a former Bangladeshi cricketer, who played all formats of the game, and was also a former T20I captain for Bangladesh. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut for Bangladesh in 2005 against England, and later the same year played his first Test.

Shahrnush Parsipur

born February 17th, 1946

Shahrnush Parsipur is an Iranian-born writer and translator.

Shailene Woodley

born November 15th, 1991

Shailene Diann Woodley (born November 15, 1991) is an American actress. Born in San Bernardino, California, Woodley was raised in Simi Valley, and started modeling at the age of four and began acting professionally in minor television roles. She first gained prominence for her starring role as Amy Juergens in the ABC Family teen drama series The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008–2013). She subsequently starred in the films The Descendants (2011) and The Spectacular Now (2013), receiving a nomination for her first Golden Globe Award for the former.

Shailyn Pierre-Dixon

born June 1st, 2003

Shailyn Pierre-Dixon (born June 1, 2003) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her role as the young Aminata in the television miniseries The Book of Negroes, for which she won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2016. She has also appeared in the films The Best Man Holiday, Suicide Squad and Jean of the Joneses, and she plays the character Frances in the television series Between.

Shaina Magdayao

born November 6th, 1989

Shaina Garcia Magdayao (Tagalog pronunciation: [ʃaʔˈɪna mɐɡˈdajaʊ]; born November 6, 1989) is a Filipino actress, dancer, singer and model. She is currently working for Star Magic and a talent of ABS-CBN.

Shaira Diaz

born May 3rd, 1995

Shaira Mae Dela Cruz (born May 3, 1995) is a Filipina actress. She is under GMA-7 after signing an exclusive contract.

Shajar al-Durr

died April 28th, 1257

Shajar al-Durr, also Shajarat al-Durr, whose royal name was al-Malika ʿAṣmat ad-Dīn ʾUmm-Khalīl Shajar ad-Durr, was a ruler of Egypt. She was the wife of As-Salih Ayyub, and later of Izz al-Din Aybak, the first sultan of the Mamluk Bahri dynasty. Prior to becoming Ayyub's wife, she was a child slave and Ayyub's concubine.

Shaji N. Karun

born January 1st, 1952

Shaji Neelakantan Karun is an Indian film director and cinematographer. His debut film Piravi (1988) won the Caméra d'Or – Mention d'honneur at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival. He was the premiere chairman of the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, the first academy for film and TV in India and was also the executive chairman of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) from 1998 to 2001. He is best known for his award-winning films Piravi (1988), Swaham (1994), Vanaprastham (1999) and Kutty Srank (2009). He won the National Award for Best Director for his debut film Piravi. He also won two Kerala State Film Awards for Best Director for his films Swaham and Vanaprastham. Currently, he is the Chairman of Kerala State Film Development Corporation.

Shakib Al Hasan

born March 24th, 1987

Khondaker Sakib Al-Hassan is a Bangladeshi cricketer and politician. He is a member of Parliament. He is known for his aggressive left-handed batting style in the middle order and controlled slow left-arm orthodox bowling. He is widely regarded as the greatest Bangladeshi cricketer and one of the greatest all rounders of all time.

Shakib Khan

born March 28th, 1979

Shakib Khan, Bengali pronunciation: [ˈʃaːki:b xaːn] ;, also known by the initialism SK, is a Bangladeshi actor, producer, businessman, occasional singer, film organiser, and media personality who works in Bengali films, both in Bangladesh and West Bengal. He is widely regarded as one of the most popular and influential figures in Bengali cinema and is considered to be one of the most successful actors in the country's history. In his career spanning about two decades, Khan has been the propeller of the contemporary film industry Dhallywood. Currently he is the highest paid actor in Bangladesh.

Shakin' Stevens

born March 4th, 1948

Michael Barratt, known professionally as Shakin' Stevens, is a British singer and songwriter. He was the UK's biggest-selling singles artist of the 1980s.

Shakira

born February 2nd, 1977

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, known mononymously as Shakira, is a Colombian singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Barranquilla, she has been referred to as the "Queen of Latin Music" and has been praised for her musical versatility. She made her recording debut with Sony Music Colombia at the age of 13. Following the commercial failure of her first two albums, Magia (1991) and Peligro (1993), she rose to prominence in Hispanic countries with her next albums, Pies Descalzos (1995) and Dónde Están los Ladrones? (1998). She entered the English-language market with her fifth album, Laundry Service (2001), which sold over 13 million copies worldwide. Buoyed by the international success of her singles "Whenever, Wherever" and "Underneath Your Clothes", the album propelled her reputation as a leading crossover artist. Broadcast Music, Inc., described Shakira as a "pioneer" who extended the global reach of Latino singers.

Shakuntala Devi

died April 21st, 2013

Shakuntala Devi was an Indian mental calculator and writer, popularly known as the "Human Computer". Her talent earned her a place in the 1982 edition of The Guinness Book of World Records. However, the certificate for the record was given posthumously on 30 July 2020, despite Devi achieving her world record on 18 June 1980 at Imperial College, London. Devi was a precocious child and she demonstrated her arithmetic abilities at the University of Mysore without any formal education.

Shalom Brune-Franklin

born August 18th, 1994

Shalom Brune-Franklin (born 18 August 1994) is an English-Australian actress known for playing Private Maisie Richards in the BBC series Our Girl, Umm Khulthum in The State and Aoife in the Australian series Doctor Doctor. She stars as DC Chloe Bishop in all seven episodes of BBC One's Line of Duty, series six (2021) and plays one of the lead roles in The Tourist on BBC One (2022).

Shalom Harlow

born December 5th, 1973

Shalom Harlow (born December 5, 1973) is a Canadian model and actress. She began working as a fashion model in the early 1990s, achieving supermodel status by the end of the decade. In 2007, she was listed by Forbes as thirteenth in the list of the World's 15 Top-Earning Supermodels. She hosted MTV's House of Style alongside fellow model Amber Valletta. She has also appeared in films such as In & Out (1997) and How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003).

Shalu Menon

born October 7th, 1983

Shalu Menon (born 7 October 1983) is an Indian television and film actress. Besides these she has appeared in many advertisements and albums also. She is also a dancer.

Shama Sikander

born August 4th, 1981

Shama Sikander (born 4 August 1981) is an Indian actress, best recognised for her lead roles in TV series Yeh Meri Life Hai and short film Sexaholic and the mini-series Maaya: Slave of Her Desires. Sikander has appeared in numerous Bollywood films, including starting her career with the 1999 Aamir Khan starring Mann. Her last theatricals release, a Bollywood thriller, Bypass Road was released on 8 November 2019.

Shamaine Buencamino

born February 28th, 1965

Shamaine Buencamino (née Centenera; born February 28, 1965) is a Filipina actress and mental health advocate who has appeared in more than 100 movies and television series and shows.

Shamari Buchanan

born January 11th, 1977

Shomari Buchanan is an American football wide receiver. He played college football for the University of Alabama. and won a SEC Championship his senior year with the Alabama Crimson Tide. He has experience in the NFL, Arena Football League, af2 and also played for the Corpus Christi Hammerheads of the Intense Football League.

Shamcey Supsup-Lee

born May 16th, 1986

Shamcey Gurrea Supsup-Lee is a Filipino architect, beauty pageant titleholder and pageant organization director. She was crowned as Binibining Pilipinas Universe 2011. She represented the Philippines at the Miss Universe 2011 pageant in São Paulo, Brazil where she finished as 3rd Runner-Up.

Shameka Christon

born February 15th, 1982

Shameka Delynn Christon is an American retired professional women's basketball player who most recently played with the Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA.

Shamier Anderson

born May 6th, 1991

Shamier Anderson (born May 6, 1991) is a Canadian actor. He is known for playing U.S. Deputy Marshal Xavier Dolls on the television series Wynonna Earp and Invasion.

Shamim Ara

March 22nd, 1938 - August 5th, 2016

Shamim Ara (22 March 1938 – 5 August 2016) was a Pakistani film actress, director and producer. She was known as The Tragic Beauty because of the tragic heroine roles she often portrayed in films. She was one of the most popular actresses of her time and was one of the most successful actresses of the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. She is regarded as one of the most influential actresses of all time in Pakistani cinema.

Shamim Bano

July 29th, 1920 - October 23rd, 1984

Shamim Bano (also commonly termed 'Shamim' or 'Bano Begum') (29 July 1920 – 23 October 1984), was a film actress and singer in Indian and Pakistani Cinema. She starred alongside with Dilip Kumar in his debut film Jwar Bhata. She was the wife of famed Pakistani film director and producer Anwar Kamal Pasha, and thus daughter-in-law of poet, writer and scholar Hakim Ahmad Shuja.

Shamita Shetty

born February 2nd, 1979

Shamita Shetty is an Indian actress and interior designer. She made her debut with the hindi musical romance film Mohabbatein (2000), which earned her the IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female. She went on to do films including Bewafaa (2005) and Cash (2007). Following this, she participated in several reality television shows like Bigg Boss (2009) and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (2015) and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 (2019).

Shamitha Shreekumar

born March 28th, 1980

Shamitha Shreekumar (born 1980) (Tamil: ஷமிதா ஸ்ரீகுமார்) is an Indian actress who predominantly works in South Indian Tamil television soap operas. Her only film appearance in the 2001 film Pandavar Bhoomi received critical performance for her acting alongside Ranjith before she gained more popularity as a serial actress in Tamil Nadu. She received praise from the audience for her positive roles in TV dramas Sivasakthi and Ponnunjal and also for her negative role in Vijay TV serial, Mouna Ragam.

Shammond Williams

born April 5th, 1975

Shammond Omar Williams is a retired American-born naturalized Georgian professional basketball player. Standing at 1.85 m, he played at both point guard and shooting guard positions. During his career he played in the NBA and in Europe. He is currently an assistant coach for the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs basketball team.

Shamshad Begum

born April 14th, 1919

Shamshad Begum was an Indian singer who was one of the first playback singers in the Hindi film industry. Notable for her distinctive voice and range, she sang over 6,000 songs in Hindustani, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, and Punjabi languages, among which 1287 were Hindi film songs. She worked with renowned composers of the time, such as Naushad Ali and O. P. Nayyar, for whom she was one of their favorites. Her songs from the 1940s to the early 1970s remain popular and continue to be remixed.
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