Birth Month Day of 01-08 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
Rachel Emily Nichols was born in Augusta, Maine, the daughter of Alison and James Nichols, a schoolteacher. She has English, French Canadian, German, Irish, Italian and Scottish ancestry. She attended and graduated from Cony High School in Augusta, where she competed in the high jump. She attended ...
Actress | Field of Dreams
Gabrielle Mary Hoffmann was born in New York City, New York, to actors Anthony Herrera and Viva (née Janet Susan Mary Hoffmann), who was a Warhol superstar. She began acting in commercials at 4 to help pay the family bills. Gaby's first film role was as young "Maisy Russell" in 1988's Uncle Buck (...
5. Jenny Lewis
Actress | The Wizard
Jenny Lewis was born on January 8, 1976, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her acting debut was in a Jell-O commercial. During the mid-1980s, her parents divorced and she moved with her mom, Linda, to Los Angeles, California. In 1999, she gathered a couple of her friends, Blake Soper, Pierre de Reeder, and ...
6. David Bowie
Soundtrack | Labyrinth
David Bowie was one of the most influential and prolific writers and performers of popular music, but he was much more than that; he was also an accomplished actor, a mime and an intellectual, as well as an art lover whose appreciation and knowledge of it had led to him amassing one of the biggest ...
7. Sarah Polley
Actress | The Sweet Hereafter
Sarah Polley is an actress and director renowned in her native Canada for her political activism. Blessed with an extremely expressive face that enables directors to minimize dialog due to her uncanny ability to suggest a character's thoughts, Polley has become a favorite of critics for her ...
Actor | Pitch Perfect
Freddie Stroma was born on January 8, 1987 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Pitch Perfect (2012), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010). He has been married to Johanna Braddy since December 30, 2016.
Actress | Hated
Making her television debut as Kris Furillo, Genevieve is an experienced stage actress. She has performed in regional productions of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Crimes of the Heart" and "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." Genevieve holds a bachelor ...
11. Elvis Presley
Soundtrack | Girls! Girls! Girls!
Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in East Tupelo, Mississippi, to Gladys Presley (née Gladys Love Smith) and Vernon Presley (Vernon Elvis Presley). He had a twin brother who was stillborn. In 1948, Elvis and his parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee where he attended Humes High School. ...
13. Maria Pitillo
Actress | Godzilla
Maria Pitillo was born in Elmira, NY, and grew up in Mahwah, NJ. She is of Italian and Irish descent.
Known primarily for her role as Audrey Timmonds in the monster flick Godzilla (1998), Maria got into show business after being invited by a girlfriend to audition for a part in a TV commercial. ...
14. Amber Benson
Actress | Chance
Amber Benson was born on January 8, 1977 in Birmingham, Alabama. As a young girl, she studied singing, dancing as well as acting. While still in her teens, she was involved in productions at the local community theatre. Her family moved to Los Angeles soon afterwards in 1992 so she could pursue a ...
15. Yvette Mimieux
Actress | The Time Machine
Yvette Mimieux was born on January 8, 1942 in Hollywood, California, USA as Yvette Carmen Mimieux. She is an actress and writer, known for The Time Machine (1960), Where the Boys Are (1960), The Black Hole (1979) and Dark of the Sun (1968). She has been married to Howard Rubie since December 20, ...
16. John McTiernan
Director | Die Hard
John McTiernan was born on January 8, 1951 in Albany, New York, USA as John Campbell McTiernan Jr. He is a director and producer, known for Die Hard (1988), Predator (1987) and Last Action Hero (1993). He has been married to Gail Sistrunk since 2012. He was previously married to Kate Harrington, ...
17. Ami Dolenz
Actress | Can't Buy Me Love
Ami Dolenz was born on January 8, 1969 in Burbank, California, USA as Ami Bluebell Dolenz. She is an actress and producer, known for Can't Buy Me Love (1987), Miracle Beach (1992) and General Hospital (1963). She has been married to Jerry Trimble since August 10, 2002.
18. Josh Meyers
Actor | Date Movie
Josh Meyers is an actor, writer and stand-up comedian. Josh was born and raised in Bedford, New Hampshire and went to Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. After graduating, Josh moved to Amsterdam to be an actor at the famed "Boom Chicago Theatre," which for twenty years has been a ...
19. Graham Chapman
Writer | Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Graham Chapman was born on January 8, 1941 in Leicester, England while a German air raid was in progress. Graham's father was a chief police inspector and probably inspired the constables Graham often portrayed later in comedy sketches. Graham studied medicine in college and earned an M.D., but he ...
20. José Ferrer
Actor | Dune
José Ferrer was born on January 8, 1912 in Santurce, Puerto Rico as José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón. He was an actor, known for Dune (1984), Cyrano de Bergerac (1950) and Moulin Rouge (1952). He was married to Stella Daphne Magee, Rosemary Clooney, Phyllis Hill and Uta Hagen. He died on ...
Actress | Nurse Betty
Born in Texas, Harriet Sansom Harris got involved in acting as a youngster. At seventeen, Harris was accepted at New York's famed Juilliard School. Upon graduation, Harris joined The Acting Company, a repertory group formed by the first alumni of John Houseman's Drama Division of The Juilliard ...
22. Charlie Condou
Actor | Nathan Barley
Charlie Condou was born on January 8, 1973 as Charlie Lomax David Condou. He is an actor and producer, known for Nathan Barley (2005), The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells (2001) and The Impressionists (2006). He has been married to Cameron Laux since June 8, 2015. They have two children.
23. Stephen Hawking
Actor | Star Trek: The Next Generation
Stephen Hawking was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.
His scientific works include a collaboration with Roger Penrose on gravitational singularity theorems in the framework of ...
25. Larry Storch
Actor | The Great Race
As a kid in the 1930s growing up in a tough New York neighborhood, kinetic wiseguy Larry Storch took in the multi-ethnic flavor of his surroundings and started blurting out various accents as a juvenile to provoke laughs and earn attention. Little did he know that this early talent would take him ...
26. Ron Moody
Actor | Oliver!
Equipped with a crooked, leering smirk and devilish gleam in his eye, the homely, yet beautifully expressive mug of actor Ron Moody will be most assuredly remembered for one signature role, despite the fact that the talented comedian had much, much more to offer. Carol Channing may have had her ...
28. Scott Whyte
Scott Whyte was born on January 8, 1978 in Manhattan Beach, California, USA as Scott William Whyte. He is known for his work on Ghost in the Shell (2017), Shazam! (2019) and The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018). He has been married to Chantelle Barry since September 2018.
29. Roy Kinnear
After his schooling in Edinburgh, the British character actor Roy Kinnear attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Following national service, Kinnear appeared on stage, radio, and television in Scotland before becoming a household name in Britain in the early 1960s as one of the ...
30. Elisabeth Fraser
Actress | A Patch of Blue
Elisabeth Fraser was born on January 8, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Elisabeth Fraser Jonker. She was an actress, known for A Patch of Blue (1965), Young at Heart (1954) and The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942). She was married to Charles K. Peck Jr. and Ray McDonald. She died on ...
31. Noah Cyrus
Actress | Gake no ue no Ponyo
Noah Lindsey Cyrus (born January 8, 2000) is an American actress and singer. She voiced the title role in the English version of the 2009 animated feature film Ponyo. In 2016, she released her debut single "Make Me (Cry)", featuring vocals from Labrinth.
Noah is the fifth child of Billy Ray and Tish...
32. Richard Cromwell
Actor | Men of the Hour
With smooth, boyish good looks, Richard Cromwell had the makings of a Hollywood star while talking movies were in their infancy. Falling far short of that goal, some of which was his own doing, he is hardly remembered today. The equivalent back then in fresh-faced, fair-haired appeal to 60s Dr. ...
33. Laurie Walters
Actress | Columbo
Slim, pretty, and appealing brunette Laurie Walters was born on January 8, 1947 in San Francisco, California. Laurie enrolled in Humboldt State College and originally planned on majoring in wildlife conservation. Walters switched to theater and briefly attended UC Santa Barbara. She then moved to ...
34. William Hartnell
Actor | Doctor Who
William Hartnell was born on 8 January 1908, just south of St. Pancras station in London. In press materials in the 1940s he claimed that his father was a farmer and later a stockbroker; it turns out that he had actually been born out of wedlock, as his biography "Who's There?" states.
At age 16 he ...
35. Damián Alcázar
Actor | La ley de Herodes
Damián Alcázar (born January 8, 1953 in Patzcuaro, Michoacán, Mexico) is a Mexican actor, who is best known for portraying Colombian drug lord Gilberto Rodríguez Orejuela in the Netflix series Narcos.
Damián Alcázar studied acting first at the National Institute of Fine Arts and at the Theatrical ...
38. Ryan Francis
Actor | Hook
Ryan has spent 35 years in entertainment. He has worked with Academy Award Winners Steven Spielberg, Robin Williams, Gwyneth Paltrow, Maggie Smith and Dustin Hoffman in Hook, and Emmy Award Winners Sela Ward and George Clooney on NBC's Sisters, which he was a series regular for its entire six year ...
40. Gypsy Rose Lee
Actress | Belle of the Yukon
Born Rose Louise Hovick in Seattle, Washington, in 1911, but called Louise from early childhood, Gypsy Rose Lee was the daughter of a mild-mannered businessman and a restless, fiery young woman named Rose, who was determined to get out of Seattle and make a life for herself and her daughter in show...
41. Renée Coleman
Actress | Quantum Leap
Renée Coleman (born January 8, 1962) is a Canadian actress who has appeared in several TV shows and movies. She is best known for her role on the NBC TV series, Quantum Leap (1989), in which she played the role of Alia, the "evil leaper". Coleman is also known for her role in the 1992 box office ...
44. Shirley Bassey
Soundtrack | Moonraker
Shirley Bassey was born in Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales, and raised in the nearby working class neighborhood of Splott. Her mother was originally from Yorkshire, and her father was a Nigerian seaman who left the family when she was less than two. She later helped to support her family by working in an...
45. R. Kelly
Soundtrack | Space Jam
R. Kelly was born on the south side of Chicago, Illinois, and attended Kenwood Academy High School, where his music teacher-mentor Lena McLin inspired him to become a singer. He used to sing on street corners. He started off his career with a group by the name of Public Announcement. R. Kelly a ...
46. Bob Eubanks
Actor | Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Bob Eubanks was born on January 8, 1938 in Flint, Michigan, USA as Robert Leland Eubanks. He is an actor and producer, known for Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992), Payback (1991) and Johnny Dangerously (1984). He is married to Deborah James. He was previously married to Irma Brown.
47. Kerwin Mathews
Actor | The 7th Voyage of Sinbad
Before there was a George Lucas and Harrison Ford running around creating special-effects excitement, there was a virile, boyishly handsome actor named Kerwin Mathews who was entertaining audiences battling a variety of creatures courtesy of pioneer special effects guru Ray Harryhausen. ...
48. Haruka Abe
Actress | Cyberbully
Haruka Abe is an Anglo-Japanese actress based in London, United Kingdom.
Born in Tokyo, Haruka spent her childhood split between New York, London and Tokyo, moving between the three cities with her family. Aged 8 she decided to try acting and at age 9 she played Bilbo Baggins in her school play ...
49. Soupy Sales
Actor | Black Scorpion
Soupy Sales was born on January 8, 1926 in Franklinton, North Carolina, USA as Milton Supman. He was an actor, known for Black Scorpion (2001), The Innocent and the Damned (2005) and A Dirty Shame (2004). He was married to Trudy Carson and Barbara Fox. He died on October 22, 2009 in The Bronx, New ...