Birthdays: August 23by bcampos862 | created - 23 Aug 2015 | updated - 18 Aug 2018 | Public
Actress | Terra Nova
Alana Mansour was born on August 23, 2003 in Sydney, Australia. She took classes at the Glenda Yee School of Dance in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical and singing. She also visited some other famous classes, such as Claire & Co. Vocal training, Westfield Sports High, Gymnastics and the Electric ...
Composer | The King's Speech
Composer and conductor Alexandre Desplat, Oscar winner and seven-time Academy Award nominated, for his prolific filmography and his collaborations with Stephen Frears, Terrence Malick, Ang Lee, Kathryn Bigelow, Jacques Audiard, Wes Anderson, Roman Polanski, George Clooney or Matteo Garrone is one ...
9. August Ames
Actress | Young & Beautiful 3
Luscious, buxom, and shapely 5'6" brunette knockout August Ames was born Mercedes Grabowski on August 23, 1994 in Nova Scotia, Canada. Of Polish descent, Ames grew up as an army brat all around Canada and was a cheerleader during her last year of high school. August's first job was working as a ...
10. Barbara Eden
Actress | I Dream of Jeannie
Barbara Eden was born as Barbara Jean Morehead in Tucson, Arizona, went on and become one of America's most endearing and enduring actresses. A graduate of Abraham Lincoln High School in San Francisco, California. Eden would go on to study at San Francisco's City College as well as the San ...
11. Beto Acosta
Honours with C.D. Universidad Católica: Chilean Cup (1995); Chilean Primera División (Apertura 1997). Honours with Sporting C.P.: Portuguese League (1999/00); Portuguese Super Cup (2000). Honours with San Lorenzo de Almagro: Copa Mercosur (2001); Copa Sudamericana (2002).
12. Bob Crosby
Soundtrack | Raging Bull
An orchestra leader renowned for his Dixieland group, Bob Crosby Orchestra, and Bob Crosby and the Bobcats, Bob Crosby is Bing's younger brother. His band continues to perform today. His daughter, Cathy Crosby, appeared with him on his television program and sang in a few movies of her own, ...
13. Bob Peck
Actor | Jurassic Park
British actor Bob Peck was born in Leeds in north England on August 23, 1945. He attended Leeds Modern School and then graduated from Leeds College of Art before starting professional stage acting. Peck acted for the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. He also starred in more than ...
14. Bobby Diamond
Actor | The Twilight Zone
Bobby Diamond was born on August 23, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Robert LeRoy Diamond. He was an actor, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), Westinghouse Playhouse (1961) and Scream (1981). He was married to Tara Parker. He died on May 15, 2019 in Thousand Oaks, California.
16. Cathy St. George
Actress | The Man Who Loved Women
Lovely, buxom and slender blonde model, actress and make-up artist Cathy St. George was born on August 23, 1954 in Norfolk, Virginia. An Army brat, Cathy moved with her family to Los Angeles, California. St. George started out working for "Playboy" as a make-up artist. Cathy was the Playmate of the...
18. Charles Busch
Actor | Die, Mommie, Die!
Charles Busch is a writer in theater and writer of the film Psycho Beach Party (2000). He is famous for crossdressing in his films he appears in and theatrical presentations he does. Busch got a lot of attention in film and television work playing a prisoner named Nat Ginsberg for two seasons on ...
19. Charley Boorman
Actor | Excalibur
Actor, father, motorbike fanatic: Charley Boorman is the epitome of the modern adventurer in pursuit of fresh challenges away from the success of his personal life. Choosing two wheels as his preferred mode of transport, Charley harnessed the challenges of a 'round the World trip with Ewan McGregor...
20. Chris Potter
Actor | The Pacifier
Toronto native, Chris Potter, is a veteran of the film & television industry.
Having appeared in over 450 episodes of various programs (including the Lead of 8 television series), in 10 feature films, in excess of 20 TV movies, and having directed 15 television episodes, Chris is without a doubt one...
22. Clare Grant
Actress | Walk the Line
Clare Grant first appeared on film, opposite Joaquin Phoenix, in a small, but pivotal role in the Academy-winning film, Walk the Line (2005), while still earning her theater degree in Memphis, TN, where she grew up. While in college, she met Craig Brewer, who cast her in her several indy films, ...
27. Earl Lestz
Producer | The Second Opinion
Earl Lestz was born in 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a producer, known for The Second Opinion (2008), One Night in Hollywood (2015) and Plymouth Rock Studios: The Series (2009). He was married to Patricia. He died on June 6, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
28. Ed Gale
Actor | Howard the Duck
Ed left his hometown two years after graduating from Plainwell High School (Plainwell, Michigan) at the age of 20 with $41 in his pocket and hitched a ride California to pursue his dream of being not a "star", but a steady working Hollywood "actor". His very first experience in the "biz" was ...
30. Emilio Navaira
Emilio Navaira was born on August 23, 1962 in San Antonio, Texas, USA as Emilio H. Navaira III. He died on May 16, 2016 in New Braunfels, Texas.
31. Emily Squires
Director | Sesame Street
At the beginning of Emily Squires career in the entertainment business, she was scriptwriter for the soap operas "Search for Tomorrow" and "The Secret Storm." After transitioning to director, Ms. Squires directed numerous children's programs including the PBS show "Between The Lions". Squires later...
32. Erik Stolhanske
Actor | Super Troopers
Erik Stolhanske brings an element of wholesome comedy into the group dynamic, as one-fifth of the Broken Lizard comedy group. His special blend of parlor and Scandinavian humor adds a Midwestern peppering to the group's fragrant comedic mix.
Stolhanske has written, produced and starred in all of ...
36. Gary Cairns
Actor | Monumental
Gary is an Actor/Writer/Producer who was born in Cleveland, Ohio. Early in his career, he appeared in over twenty commercials (Starbucks, Cheerios, and Sears, among others) and on a number of hit television shows (N.Y.P.D. Blue, Malcolm in the Middle, Once and Again, etc). He has worked with some ...
37. Gene Kelly
Soundtrack | Singin' in the Rain
Eugene Curran Kelly was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the third son of Harriet Catherine (Curran) and James Patrick Joseph Kelly, a phonograph salesman. His father was of Irish descent and his mother was of Irish and German ancestry.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the largest and most powerful studio in...
Actress | Los gauchos judíos
Gina Maria Hidalgo was born on August 23, 1928 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Virginia Rosaura Hidalgo. She was an actress, known for Jewish Gauchos (1975), El mundo es de los jóvenes (1970) and La encrucijada (1952). She was married to Emmett Walter Wendt. She died on February 10, 2004 in ...
40. Glória Pires
Actress | É Proibido Fumar
Glória Pires was born on August 23, 1963 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Glória Maria Cláudia Pires. She is known for her work on Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (2009), Irrational Heart (2011) and O Dono do Mundo (1991). She has been married to Orlando Morais since 1987. They have three ...
41. Gregory Zaragoza
Actor | The Last of the Mohicans
Gregory is an extremely gifted and versatile performer, having performed on televison, film and in the theater. He also has a variety of interests and special skills which include work as an attorney; as horseback rider; the Martial Arts (Kung Fu, Judo and has a Black Belt in Karate); Trumpet ...
42. Ian Fraser
Music_department | Zorro: The Gay Blade
Ian Fraser was born on August 23, 1933 in Hove, East Sussex, England. He is known for his work on Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981), Scrooge (1970) and America Salutes Richard Rodgers: The Sound of His Music (1976). He was married to Judee Morton. He died on October 31, 2014 in Los Angeles, California, ...
Actress | The Mob Doctor
Jaime Lee Kirchner was born in Germany to a white father of German descent and a black mother. She considers herself "mixed". Jaime began performing at The Roxy Regional Theater in Tennessee at the age of 8. Kirchner's first big break came when she was was just 17-years-old and still in high school...
44. James Millhollin
Actor | No Time for Sergeants
Thin, fidgety James Millholin made a career out of playing dyspeptic bureaucrats, nervous hotel clerks and other officious authority types. Somewhat reminiscent of Edward Everett Horton or Franklin Pangborn, Millhollin's pinched face, somewhat pop eyes and flighty mannerisms fit those roles like a ...
45. Jared Fogle
Actor | Jack and Jill
Jared Fogle was born on August 23, 1977 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Jared S. Fogle. He is an actor, known for Jack and Jill (2011), Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (2015) and Sharknado 2: The Second One (2014). He was previously married to Kathleen Marie McLaughlin and Elizabeth Christie.
47. Jay Mohr
Actor | Go
Jay Mohr, born in Verona, New Jersey, USA, wanted to be a comedian all of his life. He performed stand-up comedy at colleges, comedy clubs, and such television forums as An Evening at the Improv (1982) and Two Drink Minimum (1994). He first gained national attention while a cast member on Saturday ...
48. Jean Darling
Actress | Jane Eyre
Having toured the world with husband, Kajar the Magician's Show 'Magicadabr', Jean Darling settled in Dublin and became an author of dozens of short mysteries for Ellery Queen, Alfred Hitchcock, Mike Shayne Mystery Magazines and Horror Fantasy for Whispers Magazine, etc. In 1980 she became Aunty ...
51. Jeramie Rain
Actress | The Last House on the Left
Jeramie Rain was born on August 23, 1948 in Charleston, West Virginia. After appearing on episodes of General Hospital (1963) and The Doctors (1963), she gained international recognition in 1972 for her convincing portrayal of the sadistic Sadie in Wes Craven's controversial debut film The Last ...
Actor | Lean on Me
At 14 years of age, Huggy fell into the acting business when his mother brought him to a cattle-call audition in New York for the Warner Brothers feature "Lean on Me", a starring role as a misguided drug-abusing junior high school student. The line to get in to the audition for the role of Thomas ...
54. Joanne Froggatt
Actress | Downton Abbey
Joanne Froggatt was born in 1980 in the village of Littlebeck, North Yorkshire, UK. She started going to a drama school in Maidenhead at the age of 13 and was also a member of the "Rounders" youth theatre group at Alan Ayckbourne's Stephen Joseph Theatre, In The Round. Eventually, she was cast in ...
55. Joey Cramer
Actor | Flight of the Navigator
Joey Cramer was born on August 23, 1973 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Deleriyes August Joe Fisher Cramer. His debut was in the Sci-Fi movie Runaway (1984), directed by Jurassic Park (1993)'s writer, Michael Crichton. 1986 was his most successful year after having a brief role as young ...
56. John Gallaudet
Actor | Docks of New Orleans
John Gallaudet was born on August 23, 1903 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as John Beury Gallaudet. He was an actor, known for Docks of New Orleans (1948), In Cold Blood (1967) and Murder Is News (1937). He was married to Constance Helen MacKenzie and Wynne Gibson. He died on November 5, 1983 in...
57. John Snyder
Actor | The Warriors
Anyone lucky enough to have seen his work never forgets the incredible richness that John Snyder brings to film. With his uncanny Christopher Lee demeanor, Joe Strummer looks, and James Mason-esque gaze, it is perhaps his haunting and indelible voice that makes his career so legendarily paved.
58. John T. Woods
Actor | Criminal Minds
John T. Woods grew up outside of Portland, Oregon in the town of Aloha. After pursuing a degree in Computer Science and Archaeology at Portland State University, he transferred to Las Vegas to attend UNLV. There he discovered a passion for acting through work in a number of theatrical productions. ...
61. Katherine Evans
Actress | The Killing
Katherine Evans was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
She fell in love with performing at a young age, singing and acting out songs at voice recitals and taking dance classes. At the age of ten, she discovered musical theatre and obtained her first role with a professional musical theatre ...
62. Keith Moon
Actor | Tommy
Keith John Moon was born to working class parents in Wembley, London, England, on the 23rd August, 1946. At the age of 12, he had joined the Sea Cadet Corp and was given his first musical instrument, the bugle. He left school by 15 and was in his first band, The Beachcombers; this was around the ...
63. Ken Waters
Actor | Collateral
Born August 23, 1969, in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Son of Carol and Ken VerCammen with one older sister Colleen who is married and now bears the last name Chiron. He attended Holy Family-Holy Name Elementary School and Bishop Stang High School. He attended AIC for two semesters then moved to ...
64. Kim Matula
Actress | Fighting with My Family
Born in Fort Worth, Texas, Kim Matula has been acting since she was 12 years old and when she turned 15, she sent out her headshots and managed to land an agent. After graduating from high school, Matula studied film at the University of Texas at Arlington, but dropped out because her acting career...
65. Kobe Bryant
Actor | Daddy's Home
Kobe Bryant was born on August 23, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Kobe Bean Bryant. He is a producer and writer, known for Daddy's Home (2015), Dear Basketball (2017) and Detail (2018). He has been married to Vanessa Laine Bryant since April 18, 2001. They have four children.
66. Kristine Cofsky
Actress | In No Particular Order
Kristine Cofsky is an actor, filmmaker, and photographer, with a deep love for independent arts. Her breakout role as an actor came in the feature film When Life Was Good, directed by Vancouver filmmaker Terry Miles in 2008. The indie film enjoyed wide-spread festival and distribution success after...
68. Leo Marini
Actor | Sueña, mi amor
Leo Marini was born on August 23, 1920 in Mendoza, Argentina as Alberto Batet Vitali. He was an actor, known for Sueña, mi amor (1946), Mary tuvo la culpa (1950) and ¡Qué rico el mambo! (1952). He was married to Gloria Solanas and Esther Salandari. He died on October 15, 2000 in...
69. Leon Alton
Actor | Adventures of Superman
Leon Alton enjoyed a career on stage, screen, and television starting in the 1920s and lasting until the late 1970s.
In the 1930s he started out on the Broadway stage appearing in various musicals which lasted until the early 1940s. Then like many Broadway actors and dancers, he seemingly drifted ...
70. Leslie Bogart
Leslie Bogart was born on August 23, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Leslie Howard Bogart. She has been married to Erich Shiffmann since 1990.
71. Lexi Alexander
Director | Hooligans
A former World Karate and Kickboxing Champion, Lexi Alexander found her calling to become a filmmaker while traveling around the world competing and teaching martial arts seminars. Born in Mannheim, Germany, Lexi dreamed of eventually moving to Hollywood and made it a point to attend every karate ...
75. Lydia Reed
Actress | High Society
Lydia Reed was born on August 23, 1944 in Mitchell Field, New York, USA as Lydia Reed Clark. She is an actress, known for High Society (1956), The Vampire (1957) and Matinee Theatre (1955). She has been married to Mario Rodolfo Travaglini since January 16, 1967. They have one child. She was ...
76. Marc Vann
Actor | Ghost World
Marc Vann grew up in Virginia, on the water. Fishing, crabbing, buzzing around in small motorboats. Never had any interest in theater or acting until, while working on his MBA, was drawn to a mime workshop. (Always has been a big fan of silence.) That led to studying dance and movement, and his ...
78. Marian Seldes
Actress | Home Alone 3
Tony Award-winner Marian Hall Seldes, one of the premier stage actresses in America, was born on August 23, 1928 in Manhattan, New York, to writer and journalist Gilbert Seldes, and his socialite wife, the former Alice Wadhams Hall. Her paternal grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants, and her ...
79. Marianne Stone
Actress | Lolita
She was one British character player who seemed to show up everywhere on post-war film, stage and TV, although, more times than not, could barely be glimpsed. A most efficient actress, Marianne Stone's career spanned four decades and was primarily enjoyed in bawdy, ribald comedy playing lowbrow or ...
80. Mario Caira
83. Merrie Spaeth
Actress | The World of Henry Orient
Merrie Spaeth has a unique background in media, government, politics, and business. In 1987, she founded Spaeth Communications, Inc., a Dallas-based firm providing communication training and consulting for a wide range of companies and institutions. The firm specializes in teaching executives how ...
86. Nic Novicki
Actor | Boardwalk Empire
Nic Novicki is an Actor/Comedian/Writer, who has been performing since age 8. His television work includes The Sopranos (1999) (HBO), where he played the role of a nightclub manager. Other television roles include Saturday Night Live (1975) in a recurring role as Alfie; as the lead in the Cingular ...
87. Nicholas Guilak
Actor | Saving Jessica Lynch
Nicholas Guilak was born in Houston,Texas and raised in La Jolla, California, moved to Los Angeles in 1991 and received his Bachelors of Arts from USC in Theatre, Humanities and Film. He then studied in London then Scotland were he performed in thirteen different shows, 168 performances and ...
90. Peter Wyngarde
Actor | Flash Gordon
Peter Paul Wyngarde was born at the home of an aunt in Marseille, Southern France, and is the son of an English father and French mother. Owing to his father's work as a member of the British Diplomatic Service, Peter spent much of his early childhood moving from one country to another, and was ...
91. Rags Ragland
Actor | Whistling in Brooklyn
Rags Ragland was a boxer, then a burlesque comedian and then a Broadway performer before ending up in Hollywood to repeat his stage role as the boisterous sailor in Panama Hattie (1942), in which Ann Sothern played on film the part that had been played on Broadway by Ethel Merman. Ragland, typecast...
92. Ray Burdis
Actor | Operation Good Guys
Ray Burdis (born August 23, 1958 in London) is an English Actor, Screenwriter Director and Film Producer. Ray Burdis started his Acting career at the age of eleven years old where he trained at the famous Anna Scher Theatre in Islington. His first major role was at the age of sixteen, in the hit ...
93. Ray Park
Ray Park was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He moved with his parents, younger brother and sister to London, England, at the age of seven. Ray always wanted to be in the movies, and be like their heroes. He also began to nurture a love for martial arts from the age of seven, when his father's fondness ...
95. Richard Sanders
Actor | WKRP in Cincinnati
Richard Sanders was born on August 23, 1940 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA as Richard Kinard Sanders. He is an actor and writer, known for WKRP in Cincinnati (1978), Men of Honor (2000) and Day of the Tentacle (1993). He is married to Marilynn Marko-Sanders.
96. Rick Springfield
Actor | Mission: Magic!
Rick Springfield was born Richard Lewis Springthorpe in Guildford, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, to Eileen Louise (Evennett) and Norman James Springthorpe, a Lt. Colonel in the Australian Army. His maternal grandparents were English, and his father was of English and some Scottish descent. ...
97. Rita Pavone
Soundtrack | The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Pavone's career begann in 1962 when she won the first edition of the "Festa degli Sconosciuti" (Unknown performing artist contest), organized by a famous singer Teddy Reno who, later, became her husband and manager. In the following 10 years Rita Pavone became one of the most famous international ...
98. River Phoenix
Actor | My Own Private Idaho
River Phoenix was born River Jude Bottom in Madras, Oregon. His mother, Arlyn (Dunetz), a Bronx-born secretary, and his father, John Bottom, a carpenter, met in California in 1968. They worked as itinerant fruit pickers, and later joined the Children of God religious group (John was originally ...
99. Robert Mulligan
Director | To Kill a Mockingbird
Robert Mulligan was born on August 23, 1925 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Robert Patrick Mulligan Jr. He was a director and producer, known for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Summer of '42 (1971) and The Other (1972). He was married to Sandy Mulligan and Jane Lee Sutherland. He died ...