Birthdays: December 5by bcampos862 | created - 05 Dec 2015 | updated - 28 Nov 2018 | Public
1. Margaret Cho
Producer | Margaret Cho: PsyCHO
Margaret Cho was born Dec. 5, 1968 and raised in San Francisco. Her grandfather was a Methodist minister who ran an orphanage in Seoul during the Korean War. Ignoring the traditions of her patriarchal culture, her mother bravely resisted an arranged marriage in Korea and married Margaret's father ...
Writer | Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here
Writer-director Abraham Lincoln Polonsky, one of the most prominent victims of the Hollywood blacklisting of communists and social progressives in the post-World War II period, was born on December 5, 1910, in New York, New York. An unreconstructed Marxist, Polonsky never hid his membership in the ...
Actor | The Color Purple
Born in the Harlem section of New York City, joined the Navy, then studied drama at New York University; was an announcer for then joined the Negro Ensemble Co. in 1970 for such productions as "The River Niger", "Square Root of the Soul" and "The Brownsville Raid"; worked with repertory groups such...
6. Alex Kapp
Actress | The New Adventures of Old Christine
Alex Kapp was born on December 5, 1969 in New York City, New York, USA as Alexandra Kapp. She is an actress and writer, known for The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006), Seinfeld (1989) and Two and a Half Men (2003). She has been married to Christian Horner since September 2, 1995. They have ...
7. Alvy Moore
Actor | Kaze no tani no Naushika
Comic light actor in U.S. films and TV. Born in Vincennes and raised in Terre Haute, IN, Moore studied drama at Indiana State Teachers College before serving in the Marines in WWII. He had a tough time breaking into movies, although he performed in local and regional live theatre. He finally found ...
9. Amy Acker
Actress | Angel
Born and raised in Dallas, Texas where she graduated Lake Highlands High School, Amy Acker is the oldest of four children; she has two sisters and one brother. An acting major at Southern Methodist University, Amy acted in several college theater productions. She appeared in various roles during ...
10. Angela Shelton
Writer | Heart, Baby
Angela Shelton is an award-winning filmmaker, whose semi-autobiographical movie Tumbleweeds (1999) was awarded the Sundance Film Festival (2000) filmmaker's trophy and earned the lead actress Janet McTeer an Academy Award® nomination and a Golden Globe® win.
Angela followed Tumbleweeds with her ...
11. Armando Riesco
Actor | The Chi
Armando Riesco is a versatile and highly regarded NYC based actor with credits in film, TV, and the stage. He graduated from Northwestern University and works consistently in multiple genres with some of the best directors in the business. He has worked with Spike Lee, Oliver Stone, Steven ...
18. Carrie Hamilton
Actress | Fame
Carrie Hamilton was born on December 5, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA as Carrie Louise Hamilton. She was an actress, known for Fame (1982), Tokyo Pop (1988) and The X-Files (1993). She was married to Marc Templin. She died on January 20, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
19. Cedric Pendleton
Actor | Unconditional
Intense. Charismatic. Charming. Sexy. Bad Boy? Maybe, but then there's always a maybe about a bad boy, isn't there? Cedric Pendleton knew from early on that he was destined for one of two things: the pulpit or the stage. He chose the stage or, as he would say, the stage chose him. Born in the small...
Actor | The Lord of the Rings
Christopher Guard was born on December 5, 1953 in London, England. He is an actor, known for The Lord of the Rings (1978), A Woman of Substance (1984) and Mystery!: Malice Aforethought (1979). He is married to Lesley Dunlop. They have two children.
27. Dolly Wells
Actress | Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Dolly Wells was born on December 5, 1971 in Merton, London, England as Dorothy Perpetua Gatacre. She is an actress and writer, known for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016), Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) and Doll & Em (2013). She has been married to Mischa Richter since 2000. They have two ...
Writer | The Red Shoes
Educated at the Universities of Prague and Stuttgart, Emeric Pressburger worked as a journalist in Hungary and Germany and an author and scriptwriter in Berlin and Paris. He was a Hungarian Jew, chased around Europe (he worked on films for UFA in Berlin and Paris) before World War II, finally ...
30. Erand Hoxha
Actor | Balkan Blood
Erand Hoxha was born on December 05, 1987 in Albania.Erand discovered his passion for acting at an early age. Full of ambition, he has been pursuing his goal, dedicating his time and energy to the topics of film and acting.
Erand studied school for law and after graduating worked as a lawyer for ...
31. Eric Etebari
Actor | The Lincoln Lawyer
Born and raised in an artist complex in Hollywood, California. He attended LA's magnet schools for the arts taught by Francis Ford Coppola at Zoetrope studios.
While playing Volleyball for San Diego State University, Eric saved two women from a burning apartment fire. Honored by the San Diego Fire ...
35. Frankie Muniz
Actor | Agent Cody Banks
Frankie was born in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, to Denise, a nurse, and Francisco Muniz III, a restaurateur. His father is of Puerto Rican heritage and his mother is of Irish and Italian descent. Frankie was home-schooled since Grade Six. He started his acting career performing the role of Tiny Tim in ...
36. Fritz Lang
Actor | Le mépris
Fritz Lang was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1890. His father managed a construction company. His mother, Pauline Schlesinger, was Jewish but converted to Catholicism when Lang was ten. After high school, he enrolled briefly at the Technische Hochschule Wien and then started to train as a painter. ...
37. Gabriel Luna
Actor | Terminator: Dark Fate
Gabriel Luna was born on December 5, 1982 in Austin, Texas, USA as Gabriel Isaac Luna. He is an actor and producer, known for Terminator: Dark Fate (2019), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) and Bernie (2011). He has been married to Smaranda Luna since February 20, 2011.
38. George Savalas
Actor | Kelly's Heroes
Greek-American actor George Savalas is best remembered for co-starring on his elder brother (Telly Savalas)'s popular television detective show Kojak (1973) (1973-78). He played Detective Stavros to Telly's Kojak and was billed as Demosthenes in the end credits to avoid confusion with the elder ...
39. Grace Moore
Actress | One Night of Love
Grace Moore, the internationally famous star of the Metropolitan Opera, Broadway, motion pictures, radio and recordings, was born December 5, 1898, in Del Río near Newport, Tennessee. Her family moved to Jellico when she was a young girl. She attended Jellico High School where she was captain of ...
41. Gülsen Bubikoglu
Actress | Kurtar beni
Gülsen Bubikoglu is a Turkish actress, one of the leading ladies of Turkish cinema in the 1970s and into the early 1980s. She studied at Fatih Kiz Lisesi and was a fashion model for a time. Her first leading role was in Yaban in 1973. She and Tarik Akan formed one of the most recognized couples on ...
42. Hanif Kureishi
Writer | My Beautiful Laundrette
Hanif Kureishi was born on December 5, 1954 in London, England. He is a writer and actor, known for My Beautiful Laundrette (1985), Venus (2006) and My Son the Fanatic (1997). He is married to Monique Proudlove. They have one child. He was previously married to Tracey Scoffield.
43. Harold Huber
Actor | Charlie Chan on Broadway
Harold Huber was born on December 5, 1909 in New York City, New York, USA as Harold Joseph Huberman. He was an actor and producer, known for Charlie Chan on Broadway (1937), The Lady and the Mob (1939) and Parachute Jumper (1933). He was married to Ethel Silverberg. He died on September 29, 1959 in...
44. Ilana Levine
Actress | Friends with Kids
Ilana Levine was born on December 5, 1963 in New Jersey, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Friends with Kids (2011), Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009) and The Nanny Diaries (2007). She has been married to Dominic Fumusa since October 13, 2002. They have two children.
48. Jeroen Krabbé
Actor | The Fugitive
Jeroen Krabbé was born on December 5, 1944 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands as Jeroen Aart Krabbé. He is an actor and director, known for The Fugitive (1993), The Living Daylights (1987) and The Punisher (1989). He has been married to Herma van Geemert since 1964. They have three children.
49. Jessica Paré
Actress | Wicker Park
Jessica Paré first turned heads in Stardom (2000), broke our hearts in Lost and Delirious (2001), played the catalyst for karmic intervention in Bollywood/Hollywood (2002) and, somehow, pulled off being a secret villain in Posers (2002). She then went onto made-for-TV movies, starting with a small ...
52. J.J. Cale
Soundtrack | Watchmen
John Weldon Cale was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he graduated in 1956 from Tulsa Central High School. In the early 1960s he moved to Los Angeles, along with a number of other Tulsa musicians (known for their "Tulsa Sound"), where he worked as a studio ...
54. Johan Renck
Director | Chernobyl
Johan Renck is one of the most respected and sought after directors of commercials and music videos today, so much so that the French magazine CB News dubbed him "the number one director of commercials and music videos in the world".
His directing career started in 1992 when he joined the production...
Actor | Die Fledermaus
Johannes Heesters was born on December 5, 1903 in Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands as Johan Marius Nicolaas Heesters. He was an actor, known for Die Fledermaus (1946), Whirled into Happiness (1951) and Im Weissen Rössl (1952). He was married to Simone Rethel and Wiesje Ghijs. He died on ...
57. Johnny Rzeznik
Soundtrack | City of Angels
John Joseph Theodore Rzeznik was born in Buffalo, New York, to Edith (Pomeroy) and Joseph Rzeznik, a bar proprietor and postal clerk. He is the youngest of five children, and has Polish (father) and English and German (mother) ancestry. From early on in his life, John found that his parents were ...
58. Josep Carreras
Soundtrack | Bats
Josep Maria Carreras i Coll was born on December 5, 1946, in Barcelona, Spain. His father was the owner of a small chemical plant. Young Carreras showed early interest in music after seeing Mario Lanza in the film The Great Caruso (1951) at the age of 6. He gave his first public performance on the ...
59. Joshua Caldwell
Producer | Negative
Joshua Caldwell is an accomplished director, writer and producer and MTV Movie Award winner born and raised in Seattle, Washington.
His debut feature film Layover, a French language film about a young woman stuck in Los Angeles overnight, had its World Premiere to sold out crowds at the 2014 Seattle...
60. Joyce Mathews
Actress | Mister Universe
Joyce Mathews was born on December 5, 1919 in New York City, New York, USA as Joyce Rose Mathews. She was an actress, known for Mister Universe (1951), Sudden Money (1939) and Night Work (1939). She was married to Don Beddoe, Ivor Studebaker Schmidt, Billy Rose, Milton Berle and Juan Vincent Gomez....
64. Kailin See
Kailin See was born on December 5, 1980 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She is an actress, known for The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007), The Seamstress (2009) and Comeback Season (2006).
65. Kali Rocha
Actress | Man with a Plan
Kali Rocha was born on December 5, 1971 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Kali Michele Rocha. She is an actress and writer, known for Man with a Plan (2016), Liv and Maddie (2013) and Grey's Anatomy (2005). She has been married to Michael Krikorian since 2006. They have two children.
Actor | Repo! The Genetic Opera
Met Cevin Key in Vancouver in 1982 and Skinny Puppy was formed the following year. Started working with Al Jourgensen in 1987. Toured with Ministry & Revolting Cocks until 1990. Quit Skinny Puppy, June 12, 1995. Mainly worked with Mark Walk after Skinny Puppy's breakup. Released 'Welt' under OhGr ...
Producer | The Alienist
Kristina Lauren Anderson's debut screenplay "Catherine the Great" topped the 2014 Black List. She has since written an adaptation of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's classic ballet "Swan Lake" for Universal, as well as an adaptation of Paulo Coelho's "The Alchemist" for TriStar. She also was a consulting...
71. Kyle McCarley
Actor | NieR: Automata
Kyle McCarley grew up (but not really) in Kansas and moved to LA at 18 to study acting. After getting hooked on playing World of Warcraft with his buds, he co-wrote, co-directed, and voiced several characters in a fan-made online radio play. Once he finished his Theatre degree at the University of ...
72. Kyôko Kagawa
Actress | Tengoku to jigoku
Born in Namegata, Ibaraki Prefecture in 1931, Kagawa Kyoko (also Makino Kyoko) has endured through the golden age of Japanese cinema, into the end of the century and onto the new to act in many of the more important films from her native country. Growing up she had aspired to learn English and then...
74. Lauren London
Actress | ATL
Lauren London first appeared in the film, ATL, opposite actor and recording artist, Tip "TI" Harris. Due to London's breakout success in ATL, she received an offer to star in the film, This Christmas, with Loretta Devine, Idris Elba and Regina King. Her next film role was in the teen romantic ...
75. Linus Sandgren
Cinematographer | No Time to Die
Linus Sandgren is an Academy Award winning Swedish cinematographer. He is best known for his work with Damien Chazelle on La La Land (2016) and his collaboration with David O Russell on the films American Hustle (2013) and Joy (2015).
He also worked with Gus Van Sant on Promised Land where he shot ...
76. Lisa Marie
Actress | We Are Still Here
By the age of sixteen, Lisa Marie, was a model and an actress. She has modeled for photographers such as; Robert Mapplethorpe and Bruce Weber and has been featured for Calvin Klein. She has worked with many different film-makers; Woody Allen, Matthew Modine, Tim Burton, and Rob Zombie and has ...
77. Lisa Sheridan
Actress | FreakyLinks
Lisa Sheridan was born on December 5, 1974 in Macon, Georgia. She spent her childhood running around in the woods - until she did her first play at the age of 11. Lisa studied in the conservatory program at Carnegie Mellon University, where she graduated with honors and won the Thomas Auclair ...
78. Little Richard
Soundtrack | Predator
Richard Wayne Penniman, better known as Little Richard, the self-proclaimed "Architect of Rock 'n' Roll", traveled in his early days with the legendary vaudeville star Spencer "Snake" Anthony. One of Richard's early bands had the young, then unknown singer James Brown (the Godfather of Soul), a ...
80. Lynne Ramsay
Director | You Were Never Really Here
Lynne Ramsay was born on December 5, 1969 in Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland. She is a director and writer, known for You Were Never Really Here (2017), We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011) and Morvern Callar (2002). She was previously married to Rory Stewart Kinnear.
82. Mara Omaljev
Actress | Ruza vjetrova
Marija Omaljev-Grbic, also known as Mara Omaljev, is known for Ruza Vjetrova (2011), Lud Zbunjen Normalan (2007-2019) and Halima's Path (2012). Marija was interested in art, poetry, acting, painting and writing since childhood. Her first performance was in the Elementary school when she was in ...
Actor | The Warriors
Born Marcelino Sánchez on December 5, 1957, in Cayey, Puerto Rico, he died of AIDS-related cancer in his Hollywood home on November 21, 1986. Sanchez began acting in the late 1970s. His third film role was that of Rembrandt, a young, naïve gang member with a flair for spray painting in The Warriors...
84. Margaret Hayes
Actress | The Glass Key
Auburn-haired Margaret 'Maggie' Hayes made her Broadway debut in 1940 and was signed by Paramount the following year. She generally played second leads, often as 'the other woman', but was never quite fulfilled in her profession. Instead, she pursued diverse other career paths outside of acting, ...
Michel'le Toussant is a vocalist, songwriter, and R&B artist. She is known for her squeaky, child like speaking voice, which is a startling contrast to her strong vocals. Michel'le was the featured female vocalist on the World Class Wreckin' Crew's 1988 single "Turn Off The Lights".
She was ...
91. Morgan Brittany
Actress | Gypsy
Born on December 5, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, Morgan Brittany was like most little girls and wanted to be an actress. She began her acting career as a child under her real name Suzanne Cupito. Her big break came in the musical film Gypsy (1962), where she co-starred with her favorite actress...
Actor | Molly's Game
Morgan David Jones is a graduate of Australia's leading acting school. He is most known for Aaron Sorkin's film Molly's Game, with television credits including Damnation, Designated Survivor, Reign and Supernatural. He is a voice actor on the popular video game series Assassins Creed: Syndicate.
Producer | Hurricane
In 1997, Morgan's debut feature, Hurricane Streets, became the first narrative film to win three awards at the Sundance Film Festival (Audience Award, Best Director, and Best Cinematography). It was bought by MGM/UA and distributed the following year.
Born in Long Beach, California, Morgan received ...
94. Najarra Townsend
Actress | Contracted
Najarra knew what she wanted to do in life by the time she was three. She started modeling and also performing in local stage productions, continuing to be deeply involved in both theater and musical productions throughout her childhood and teenage years. At ten, she made her big screen debut ...
95. Natalie Cohen
Natalie Cohen was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She is an actress known for 2 Broke Girls (2011), It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005) and Death Valley (2011). Natalie is most recognized for her innate comedic talent, often portraying the girl next door type. She personifies ...
97. Nick Stahl
Actor | Sin City
Nick Stahl was born in Harlingen, Texas on December 5, 1979, to Donna Lynn, a brokerage assistant, and William Kent Stahl, a businessman. After his mother took him to see a children's play at the age of four, Nick confidently declared that acting would be his future. Commercials and community plays...
99. Norman Burton
Actor | Diamonds Are Forever
Norman Burton is reportedly a graduate of The Actor's Studio in New York. He appeared in professional stage productions of "Sound of Hunting", "Anna Christie" and José Quintero's production of Brendan Behan's "The Quare Fellow" in New York City. His film and TV career ran hot and cold, varying from...
100. Nunnally Johnson
Writer | The Grapes of Wrath
The son of a railway superintendent, Nunnally Johnson was schooled in Columbus, Georgia, graduating in 1915. He worked for the local newspaper as a delivery boy, became a junior reporter for the Savannah Press and then moved on to New York in 1919. There, his journalistic career really took off, ...