Birth Month Day of 05-08 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Stephen Amell

Actor | Arrow

Stephen Amell is a Canadian actor, known for portraying Oliver Queen / Green Arrow in the Arrowverse television franchise (based on the comic character of the same name) and Casey Jones in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016).

Stephen Adam Amell was born on May 8, 1981 in Toronto,...

2. Aneurin Barnard

Actor | Dunkirk

Aneurin Barnard was born on May 8, 1987 in Ogwr, Mid Glamorgan, Wales. He is an actor, known for Dunkirk (2017), The Goldfinch (2019) and Cilla (2014).

3. Melissa Gilbert

Actress | Little House on the Prairie

Melissa Gilbert was born on May 8, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Melissa Ellen Gilbert. She is an actress and producer, known for Little House on the Prairie (1974), Guest Artist (2019) and Little House: Bless All the Dear Children (1984). She has been married to Timothy Busfield since ...

4. Christina Cole

Actress | What a Girl Wants

Christina Cole was born on May 8, 1982 in London, England. She is an actress, known for What a Girl Wants (2003), Casino Royale (2006) and Jupiter Ascending (2015).

5. Elyes Gabel

Actor | World War Z

Elyes Gabel was born on May 8, 1983 in London, England. He is an actor and director, known for World War Z (2013), A Most Violent Year (2014) and Scorpion (2014).

6. Vicky McClure

Actress | This Is England

Vicky McClure, born Nottingham, May 1983, is an actress best known for her work in the films of Shane Meadows. She starred as Ladine, Romeo's sister, in A Room for Romeo Brass and in Meadows' most successful film, This Is England. Similarly she went on to continue playing Lol in Meadows' critically...

7. Jodhi May

Actress | The Last of the Mohicans

Jodhi was born in 1975. She was born and brought up in London, England, UK. She went to Wadham College, Oxford University 1994-1997. She studied and received a Masters in English. During her time at Wadham she read a lot of literature. She has been acting since she was twelve.

8. Nora Arnezeder

Actress | Faubourg 36

Nora Arnezeder was born in Paris, France, to an Austrian father and a Egyptian mother. While she was still in high-school, she studied acting, dancing and singing at the renowned drama school Cours Florent. Nora's first major role was in 2008 in Paris 36 (French: Faubourg 36), which was directed by...

9. Don Rickles

Actor | Kelly's Heroes

Donald Jay Rickles was born May 8, 1926 in New York. Following the Golden Era of Hollywood, he remained active until early 2017. He got his start in night clubs, toiling for over 20 years, until 1958, when he made his film debut in Run Silent Run Deep (1958). The movie was a big hit. Afterward, ...

10. Matthew Davis

Actor | Legally Blonde

Matthew W. Davis (born May 8, 1978), also professionally known as Matt Davis, is an American actor who is known for his roles as Adam Hillman on the ABC comedy-drama What About Brian from 2006 to 2007 and Alaric Saltzman on The CW fantasy drama The Vampire Diaries from 2009 to 2012. In 2014, he ...

11. Raoul Max Trujillo

Actor | Riddick

Raoul Max Trujillo, aka Raoul Maximiano Trujillo de Chauvelon, was born in Northern New Mexico. He is a mixed blood descendant of Ute, Apache, Comanche, Pueblo, Tlascalan, French, Sephardic Jew and Andalusian Moor. After high school, he spent three years serving in the military in Germany. After ...

12. Josie Maran

Actress | Van Helsing

Born and raised in northern California, Josie Maran aspired to become a model at a young age. Her father is of Russian Jewish descent, and her mother has Dutch, French, and German ancestry. At the age of 12, while attending a barbecue, a woman asked her to be in a San Francisco fashion show. A ...

13. David Attenborough

Self | Blue Planet II

Born 8 May 1926, the younger brother of actor Lord Richard Attenborough. He never expressed a wish to act and, instead, studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University, graduating in 1947, the year he began his two years National Service in the Royal Navy. In 1952, he joined BBC Television at ...

14. Martin Compston

Actor | Doomsday

Martin Compston grew up in Greenock, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire. He spent his teen years going to see soccer (football) team Celtic with his brother Barry and dreamed one day he would play for them. He attended St. Columba's High School in Gourock, Inverclyde, where he passed through his Standard ...

15. David Keith

Actor | An Officer and a Gentleman

David Lemuel Keith was born on May 8, 1954 in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Lemuel Grady Keith Jr. and Hilda Earle. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Theater. Keith had a supporting role in The Rose (1979) starring Bette Midler, had a supporting ...

16. Bobbi Salvör Menuez

Actress | Nocturnal Animals

Bobbi Salvör Menuez was born on May 8, 1993 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as India Salvör Menuez. She is an actress and writer, known for Nocturnal Animals (2016), The Breakup Girl (2015) and Landline (2017).

17. Michel Gondry

Director | Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

He grew up in Versailles with a family who was very influenced by pop music. When he was young, Gondry wanted to be a painter or an inventor. In the 80s he entered in an art school in Paris where he could develop his graphic skills and where he also met friends with whom he created a pop-rock band ...

18. Stephen Furst

Actor | National Lampoon's Animal House

Stephen Furst was born on May 8, 1954 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA as Stephen Fuerstein. He was an actor and director, known for National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), Babylon 5 (1994) and The Dream Team (1989). He was married to Lorraine Furst. He died on June 16, 2017 in Moorpark, California, USA.

19. Mark Blankfield

Actor | Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Mark Blankfield was born on May 8, 1950 in Pasadena, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995) and Sledge Hammer! (1986).

20. Ricky Nelson

Actor | The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

Ricky Nelson was born on May 8, 1940 in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA as Eric Hilliard Nelson. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952) and Rio Bravo (1959). He was married to Kristin Harmon. He died on December 31, 1985 in De Kalb, Texas, USA.

21. Salome Jens

Actress | Green Lantern

Salome Jens was born on May 8, 1935 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. She is an actress, known for Green Lantern (2011), Cats & Dogs (2001) and Seconds (1966).

22. Olivia Culpo

Actress | I Feel Pretty

Olivia Frances Culpo is an American fashion influencer and internet celebrity. After winning the Miss Rhode Island USA competition, she went on to be crowned Miss USA, and then Miss Universe in 2012. She is born in Cranston, Rhode Island. Culpo is the middle child of five siblings, and can play the...

23. Phyllida Law

Actress | Much Ado About Nothing

Phyllida Law was born on May 8, 1932 in Glasgow, Scotland as Phyllida Ann Law. She is known for her work on Much Ado About Nothing (1993), The Time Machine (2002) and Unleashed (2005). She was previously married to Eric Thompson.

24. Jasen Fisher

Actor | Hook

Jasen Fisher was born on May 8, 1980 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Jasen Lee Fisher. He is an actor, known for Hook (1991), Parenthood (1989) and The Witches (1990).

25. Bree Seanna Wall

Actress | Deadwood

Bree Seanna Wall was born on May 8, 1995 in Riverside County, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Deadwood (2004).

26. Enrique Iglesias

Soundtrack | Once Upon a Time in Mexico

Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler was born in Madrid, Spain, to Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and Spanish-Filipino socialite Isabel Preysler. In 1979, his parents' marriage was annulled. He was eight years old when he moved to the U.S., and at the age of 15, secretly began writing music. He studied ...

27. Lex Barker

Actor | Winnetou - 3. Teil

Barker was a direct descendant of the founder of Rhode Island, Roger Williams, and of Sir 'William Henry Crichlow', historical governor general of Barbados. He excelled in football and track at Fessenden School and Phillips-Exeter Academy. He went to Princeton but left to become an actor. A year ...

28. James Mitchum

Actor | In Harm's Way

James Mitchum is the oldest son of legendary actor Robert Mitchum and the spitting image of his famous father. By inheriting his dad's sexy, sleepy eyes and taciturn good looks, it was obvious from the start that Jim would lean towards an acting career with so much going for him. The comparison ...

29. Cooper Huckabee

Actor | The Funhouse

Cooper Huckabee was born on May 8, 1951 in Mobile, Alabama, USA as Thomas Cooper Huckabee. He is an actor, known for The Funhouse (1981), Space Cowboys (2000) and Gettysburg (1993).

30. Roberto Rossellini

Writer | Paisà

The master filmmaker Roberto Rossellini, as one of the creators of neo-realism, is one of the most influential directors of all time. His neo-realist films influenced France's nouvelle vague movement in the 1950s and '60s that changed the face of international cinema. He also influenced American ...

31. Terry Huntingdon

Actress | The Three Stooges Meet Hercules

Terry Huntingdon was born on May 8, 1940 in San Francisco, California, USA as Terry Lynn Huntingdon. She is an actress, known for The Three Stooges Meet Hercules (1962), The Detectives (1959) and Five Finger Exercise (1962).

32. Deborah Harmon

Actress | Bachelor Party

Deborah Harmon was born on May 8, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Deborah Kay Harmon. She is an actress, known for Bachelor Party (1984), Used Cars (1980) and Just the Ten of Us (1987).

33. Ana Mulvoy Ten

Actress | American Crime

Ana was born in London but she grew up in Spain and England. Her mother is Spanish and her father is English and she was raised bilingually.

Ana's first lead role was on a Spanish TV show shot in Madrid. She then went on to star on American boarding school drama House of Anubis.

She was nominated for...

34. Sidney James

Actor | Carry On Cleo

The star of the Carry On series of films, Sid James originally came to prominence as sidekick to the ground breaking British comedy actor Tony Hancock, on both radio and then television. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa and named Solomon Joel Cohen, James arrived in England in 1946, second wife ...

35. Patrick McKenna

Actor | The Red Green Show

Patrick McKenna was born on May 8, 1960 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for The Red Green Show (1991), Traders (1996) and Stargate SG-1 (1997). He has been married to Janis McKenna since 1983. They have one child.

36. Jeff Wincott

Actor | Original Pilot

Jeffrey Wincott (born May 8, 1956) is a Canadian actor and martial artist best known for his Gemini Award-nominated lead role in the television series Night Heat.

Wincott was also the star of several martial arts films in the 1990s. In 1996 he was named one of the "Martial Arts Movie Stars of the ...

37. Krista Errickson

Actress | Little Darlings

Krista Errickson was an American actress from 1978-1992, and is a life time member of the Actors Studio. She appeared in films and television productions in the 1980s and 1990s. She is perhaps best known for her breakout role in the 1980 movie Little Darlings (1980), and the 1992 film, Mortal ...

38. Candace Nelson

Producer | Sugar Rush

Candace Nelson was born on May 8, 1974 in Indonesia. She is a producer, known for Sugar Rush (2018), Cupcake Wars (2009) and The Best Thing I Ever Ate (2009). She is married to Charles Nelson.

39. Jaid Barrymore

Actress | Enchanted

Jaid Barrymore was born on May 8, 1946 in Brannenburg, West Germany as Ildiko Jaid Mako. She is an actress, known for Enchanted (1998), Searching for Bobby D (2005) and Everything's Jake (2000). She was previously married to John Drew Barrymore.

40. Charles Scorsese

Actor | Goodfellas

Charles Scorsese was born on May 8, 1913 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Luciano Charles Scorsese. He is known for his work on Goodfellas (1990), Cape Fear (1991) and After Hours (1985). He was married to Catherine Scorsese. He died on August 23, 1993 in Kips Bay, Manhattan.

41. Elizabeth Whitmere

Actress | Beyond Borders

Elizabeth Whitmere was born on May 8, 1981 in Timmins, Ontario, Canada as Elizabeth Wetmore. She is an actress and producer, known for Beyond Borders (2003), Clown (2014) and Supernatural (2005). She has been married to Terry McGurrin since August 20, 2005.

42. John Weisbarth

Actor | The Treasure

John Weisbarth was born on May 8, 1976. He is an actor and writer, known for The Treasure (1990), Playing Through with John Weisbarth (2013) and Mission: Irreparable (2012).

43. John Bennett

Actor | Watership Down

The lean, rather emaciated-looking John Bennett studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. After years in repertory theatre, he made his feature debut in 1960, and, thereafter, appeared regularly on British screens. He was prone to perform in diverse ethnic guises, often ...

44. Louise Stratten

Actress | Django Unchained

Louise Stratten was born on May 8, 1968 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Louise Hoogstraten. She is an actress and producer, known for Django Unchained (2012), City Island (2009) and She's Funny That Way (2014). She was previously married to Peter Bogdanovich.

45. Abby Trott

Actress | Carmen Sandiego

Abby Trott was born on May 8, 1986 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA as Abby Lee Trott. She is known for her work on Carmen Sandiego (2019), Transformers: Power of the Primes (2018) and NieR: Automata (2017).

46. Aneirin Hughes

Actor | Cameleon

Aneirin Hughes was born on May 8, 1958 in Aberystwyth, Wales. He is an actor, known for Cameleon (1997), EastEnders (1985) and Under Milk Wood (2015).

47. Michael E. Rodgers

Actor | The Triangle

Michael E. Rodgers was born on May 8, 1969 in Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland as Michael Ethan Rodgers. He is an actor, known for The Triangle (2005), Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000) and Final Fantasy XII (2006).

48. Julia Whelan

Actress | Once and Again

Julia comes from Oregon. She caught the acting bug, at age 6, after traveling to Ashland for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Her film debut was in Fifteen and Pregnant (1998) with Kirsten Dunst. She has since appeared in Once and Again (1999) and, most notably, The Secret Life of Zoey (2002). ...

49. J. Alan Thomas

Actor | Throw Momma from the Train

J. Alan Thomas was born on May 8, 1950 in the USA as Jeffrey Alan Thomas. He was an actor, known for Throw Momma from the Train (1987), Taxi (1978) and Broadcast News (1987). He was married to Sona Chenault. He died on April 15, 2007 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

50. Kam Heskin

Actress | Pride and Prejudice

Kam went to Concordia College in Minnesota where she graduated with a degree in Communications and Political Science. The day after graduation, she moved to Chicago and modeled for the next couple of months before moving to New York. Her first role came when directer John Woo selected her as the ...


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