March 11 Birthdaysby big-gun | created - 18 Aug 2016 | updated - 18 Aug 2016 | Public
Actor | Star Trek
Anton Yelchin was an American actor, known for playing Bobby in Hearts in Atlantis (2001), Chekov in the Star Trek (2009) reboot, Charlie Brewster in the Fright Night (2011) remake, and Jacob in Like Crazy (2011).
He was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia, USSR, to a Jewish family. His ...
2. Thora Birch
Actress | Ghost World
For some people, oatmeal starts the day off right - for Thora Birch, it launched a healthy career in front of the camera. It's hard to believe that the actress, who slunk into stardom with her turn as the disillusioned daughter in American Beauty (1999), is even related to the apple-cheeked blonde ...
Writer | Bad Grandpa
Johnny Knoxville was born on March 11, 1971 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Philip John Clapp. He is a writer and producer, known for Bad Grandpa (2013), The Dukes of Hazzard (2005) and The Ringer (2005). He has been married to Naomi Nelson since September 24, 2010. They have two children. He was ...
4. Elias Koteas
Actor | The Thin Red Line
Elias Koteas was born on March 11, 1961, in Montreal, Canada. Both his parents are of Greek descent. Elias attended Vanier College in Montreal before leaving to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City in 1981, of which he is a graduate. He also attended the Actors Studio in ...
5. Peter Berg
Actor | Chicago Hope
Peter Berg is an American actor, director, writer, and producer. His first role was in the Adam Rifkin road movie Never on Tuesday (1989). He went on to star in the World War 2 film A Midnight Clear (1992). Roles in Fire in the Sky (1993) and Cop Land (1997) followed, and the Tom Cruise films ...
Actor | Hustle & Flow
Terrence Howard was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Anita Jeanine Williams (née Hawkins) and Tyrone Howard. He was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. His love for acting came naturally, through summers spent with his great-grandmother, New York stage actress Minnie Gentry. He later began his acting career ...
7. Rob Paulsen
Actor | Animaniacs
Rob Paulsen was born on March 11, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Robert Fredrick Paulsen III. He is known for his work on Animaniacs (1993), Pinky and the Brain (1995) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012). He has been married to Parrish Todd since 1983. They have one child. He was previously ...
8. Nina Hartley
Actress | Boogie Nights
Nina Hartley was born Marie Louise Hartman on March 11, 1959, in Berkeley, California. After graduating from Berkeley High School in 1977, Nina attended San Francisco State University's undergraduate school of nursing and graduated in 1985. Her career in the adult-entertainment industry began while...
9. Albert Salmi
Actor | The Brothers Karamazov
Albert Salmi was born on March 11, 1927, in Brooklyn, New York, to Finnish parents. After serving in the Army during WWII, he used the GI Bill to study at the Dramatic Workshop of the American Theater Wing and the prestigious Actors Studio. He became a stage actor, very soon landing on Broadway, ...
10. Mark Metcalf
Actor | National Lampoon's Animal House
Mark Metcalf was born on March 11, 1946 in Findlay, Ohio, USA as Mark Howes Metcalf. He is an actor and producer, known for National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) and Oscar (1991). He was previously married to Elizabeth Marie Wick.
11. Wallace Langham
Actor | CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Wallace Langham was born on March 11, 1965 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), My Dinner with Hervé (2018) and Shameless (2011). He has been married to Melissa Voyagis since May 30, 2015. He was previously married to Karey Richard and ...
Actress | Repo Man
Born Dorothy Lee Perrins in Los Angeles, California on March 11, 1943, Angelique Pettyjohn began modeling at a very young age. She also took advantage of her living in the locus of "American Dreams" by studying acting. Pettyjohn made her movie debut at age 21, under the name "Angelique", in the ...
14. Anissa Jones
Actress | To Rome with Love
Anissa Jones was born on March 11, 1958 in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA as Mary Anissa Jones. She was an actress, known for To Rome with Love (1969), Family Affair (1966) and The Trouble with Girls (1969). She died on August 28, 1976 in Oceanside, California, USA.
15. Timothy Carey
Actor | The Killing
Timothy Carey had one of the most unusual careers of all Hollywood character actors, obtaining full cult status for his portrayals of the doomed, the psychotic and the plain crazy. Carey's career was an "Only in America" type of story, and he retains his status as a Great American Original a decade...
19. Shemp Howard
Actor | Scrambled Brains
Shemp Howard was born Samuel Horwitz in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was also the brother of fellow stooges Moe Howard and Curly Howard. Larry Fine was not related to any of the other stooges.
When not working with The Three Stooges, Shemp made a lot of feature film appearances, such as The Bank Dick...
20. Lawrence Welk
Soundtrack | Good Morning, Vietnam
The accordion maestro provided nearly two decades of squeaky-clean music and family entertainment on TV every Saturday night between 1955 and 1971 on prime-time, and for another 11 years in syndication. His trademarks included his "A uh-one, a uh-two" intro and a perpetual bubble machine.
21. Jimmy Iovine
Soundtrack | Road House
Jimmy Iovine was born on March 11, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as James Iovine. He is known for his work on Road House (1989), Weird Science (1985) and Scrooged (1988). He has been married to Liberty Ross since February 14, 2016. He was previously married to Vicki Iovine.
22. Dorothy Gish
Actress | Gretchen the Greenhorn
Dorothy Gish was born into a broken family where her restless father James Lee Gish was frequently absent. Mary Robinson McConnell a.k.a. Mary Gish, her mother, had entered into acting to make money to support the family. As soon as Dorothy and her sister Lillian Gish were old enough, they became ...
Actress | Superman
Diane Sherry Case is known for her work on Superman (1978), Hawaii (1966) and Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971). She played Bing Crosby's daughter in the t.v. series The Bing Crosby Show, and appeared in numerous other series, as well as two Superbowl commercials. More recently, Diane has published ...
28. Nina Hagen
Soundtrack | Beowulf
Has performed throughout the world for over forty years. Born March 11, 1955 in the former East Berlin, East Germany, to Hans and Eva-Maria Hagen. At the age of four began to study ballet and at an early age was considered to be an "opera prodigy". In 1979, appeared with Herman Brood, and Lene ...
31. Joey Buttafuoco
Actor | The Underground Comedy Movie
Joey Buttafuoco was born on March 11, 1956 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The Underground Comedy Movie (1999), Finding Forrester (2000) and Better Than Ever (1997). He has been married to Evanka Franjko since March 5, 2005. He was previously married to Mary Jo Buttafuoco.
32. Dock Ellis
Actor | Gung Ho
Dock Ellis was born on March 11, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Portrait of a Showgirl (1982) and No No: A Dockumentary (2014). He died on December 19, 2008 in Los Angeles. Ellis was also a 12-year Major League Baseball player who was an All-Star and World Series ...
34. Harvey Mandel
Soundtrack | White Girl
Harvey Mandel is an American rock guitarist whose innovative techniques helped formulate the Jazz Fusion genre of the early nineteen seventies.
Mandel was one of the first artists to be heard on FM radio, with his legendary solo debut "Cristo Redentor". A night at The Fillmore West elevated Mandel's...
37. Mercer Ellington
Soundtrack | Wonder Boys
Composer ("Things Ain't What They Used to Be"), trumpeter, conductor, and arranger, educated at Juilliard, New York University, and Columbia University. He formed his own band in 1939, and served in the US Army during World War II, then led his band until 1949. By 1954 he was the road manager and ...