In order of day and month.
A slight comic actor chiefly known for his boyish charm, Matthew Broderick was born on March 21, 1962 in New York City, to Patricia Broderick
(née Biow), a playwright and painter, and James Broderick
, an actor. His father had Irish and English ancestry, and his mother was from a Jewish family (from Germany and Poland)...
“ Born: March 21, 1962 in New York City, New York, USA ” - rose77
The youngest of seven, Matthew was born in Loma Linda, Ca, to Dolores (Warner), a bookkeeper, and Mark Alexander Modine, a drive-in theater manager. After graduating high school in Imperial Beach, Ca. Modine moved to NYC (1979). Matthew studied with Stella Adler at her Conservatory of Acting. While still a student of hers...
“ Born: Matthew Avery Modine
March 22, 1959 in Loma Linda, California, USA ” - rose77
“ Born: Yvette Marie Stevens
March 23, 1953 in Great Lakes, Illinois, USA ” - rose77
Catherine Keener is an American actress, Oscar-nominated for her roles in the independent films Being John Malkovich
. Acclaimed in her community for her quirky roles in independent film and mainstream such as The 40-Year-Old Virgin
, Keener got her start as a casting director in New York City...
“ Born: Catherine Ann Keener
March 23, 1959 in Miami, Florida, USA ” - rose77
“ Born: March 23, 1971 in Montréal, Québec, Canada ” - rose77
Madelyn Deutch is a writer, actress, and musician from Los Angeles, California. At the age of 10 she discovered a love of singing when asked to participate in charity events, performing alongside heavyweights such as Dick Van Dyke, Wayne Brady, the cast of Frasier, Seinfeld, and more. During her high school years at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts...
“ Born: March 23, 1991, Los Angeles, CA ” - rose77
Jessica Michelle Chastain was born in Sacramento, California, and was raised in a middle-class household in a northern California suburb. Her mother, Jerri Chastain, is a vegan chef whose family is originally from Kansas, and her stepfather is a fireman. She discovered dance at the age of nine and was in a dance troupe by age thirteen...
“ Born: Jessica Michelle Chastain
March 24, 1977 in Sacramento, California, USA ” - rose77
Mary Gross was born March 25, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois, to Virginia Ruth and William Oscar Gross. She is often associated with her run on Saturday Night Live
, from 1981-85, and other characters she plays on television and film including, Janis Zuckerman in Feds
, Annie Herman in Troop Beverly Hills
“ Born: Mary Margaret Gross
March 25, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois, USA ” - rose77
“ Born: Robert Brackett Elliott
March 26, 1923 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA ” - rose77
“ Born March 26, 1950 ” - rose77
Jennifer Grey is an American actress who starred in the film Dirty Dancing
opposite Patrick Swayze
, a sleeper hit that would become one of the biggest films of the 1980s. She had previously appeared with Patrick Swayze
in John Milius
's cold war drama Red Dawn
as 'Toni', one of the 'Wolverines', a group of renegade teenagers fighting for their country during World War III...
“ Born: Jennifer Elise-Alice Grey
March 26, 1960 in New York City, New York, USA ” - rose77
Keira Christina Knightley was born in the South West Greater London suburb of Richmond on March 26th 1985. She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley
and actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald
. An older brother, Caleb Knightley
, was born in 1979. Her father is English, while her Scottish-born mother is of Scottish and Welsh origin...
“ Born: Keira Christina Knightley
March 26, 1985 in Teddington, Middlesex, England, UK ” - rose77
Michael J. Harney born in the Bronx, New York went on to intensive study with legendary acting teachers William Esper and Phil Gushee , both of whom studied and taught with Sanford Meisner for many years at The Neighborhood Playhouse School Of The Theater. After studying acting for 7 years he went on to run The Michael Harney Acting Studio in New York City for 8 years...
“ Born: March 27, 1956, The Bronx, New York City, NY ” - rose77
Born to a Puerto Rican family in Brooklyn, Talisa was raised there and in Massachusetts. She started modeling at age 15 and has appeared on the covers of "Vogue," "Mademoiselle," "Glamour," and "Self," as well as in a "Sports Illustrated" swimsuit issue. She has been making film appearances since 1988, beginning with Spike of Bensonhurst
“ Born: Miriam Soto
March 27, 1967 in Brooklyn, New York, USA ” - rose77
Stacy Ann Ferguson was born in Hacienda Heights, California, to Theresa Ann (Gore) and Jon Patrick Ferguson, both schoolteachers. Her ancestry includes Scottish, English, Irish, German, Swedish, and Luxembourgian. When she was a teenager, her parents divorced, which was a big challenge for a girl who wanted to be a star...
It took 30 years since it was first predicted, but Conchata Ferrell finally achieved television stardom, albeit of the supporting variety, as the housekeeper "Berta" in the situation-comedy Two and a Half Men
. Ferrell originally had been tipped for stardom with her turn as the prostitute "April" in the Norman Lear
-produced series Hot L Baltimore
“ Born: Conchata Galen Ferrell
March 28, 1943 in Charleston, West Virginia, USA ” - rose77
Amy Louise Sedaris
March 29, 1961 in Endicott, New York, USA ” - rose77
“ Born: March 31, 1957 in San Mateo, California, USA ” - rose77
Debbie Reynolds was born Mary Frances Reynolds in El Paso, Texas, the second child of Maxine N. (Harmon) and Raymond Francis Reynolds, a carpenter for the Southern Pacific Railroad. Her film career began at MGM after she won a beauty contest at age 16 impersonating Betty Hutton
. Reynolds wasn't a dancer until she was selected to be Gene Kelly
's partner in Singin' in the Rain
“ Born: Mary Frances Reynolds
April 1, 1932 in El Paso, Texas, USA ” - rose77
Beautiful red-haired and beloved actress Annette was born in Houston, Texas on April 1, 1952 to William West Toole Jr. and Dorothy Geraldine Toole née Niland. She is a film/stage actress, dancer, writer, singer, producer and composer. She started with acting at a very young age and during the 60s, she began a career in theater and television...
Blessed with a piercing, blue-eyed glint, brawny looks, cocky "tough guy" stance and effortless charisma, TV's Christopher Meloni has grabbed audiences' attention, male and female alike, finding breakthrough small screen stardom playing both sides of the law. Audiences first were taken in by his sexually...
“ Born: Christopher Peter Meloni
April 2, 1961 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Favorite Characters: Chris Keller on Oz ” - rose77
“ Born: Robert Clark Gregg
April 2, 1962 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA ” - rose77
Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier
in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in 1949...
Strikingly beautiful and multi-talented, Jennifer Collene Rubin is an American actress, producer, and model, with a career spanning nearly three decades. She has appeared in both film and television and was voted Ford International Model of the Year in 1984. Jennifer was also the original Calvin Klein
model for "Obsession"...
“ Born: Jennifer Collene Rubin
April 3, 1962 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA ” - rose77
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business. Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and filmographer Robert Downey Sr.
and actress Elsie Downey
(née Elsie Ann Ford)...
“ Born: Robert John Ford - Elias Jr.
April 4, 1965 in New York City, New York, USA ” - rose77
Natasha Lyonne is an American stage, film, and television actress. As a young child, she was signed by the Ford Modeling Agency and, at the age of six, was cast as a role in Pee-Wee's Playhouse. Natasha remained busy with appearances in almost 30 films over the next 10 years, including some starring roles in independent films...
“ Born: April 4, 1979 in New York City, New York, USA ” - rose77
Eldred Gregory Peck was born in La Jolla, California, to Bernice Mary (Ayres) and Gregory Pearl Peck, a chemist and druggist in San Diego. He had Irish (from his paternal grandmother), English, and some German, ancestry. His parents divorced when he was five years old. An only child, he was sent to live with his grandmother...
Eldred Gregory Peck
April 5, 1916 in La Jolla, California, USA ” - rose77
“ Born: Elizabeth Frances Zane
April 5, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois, USA ” - rose77
Lily James was born Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson in Esher, Surrey, to Ninette (Mantle), an actress, and Jamie Thomson, an actor and musician. Her grandmother, Helen Horton
, was an American actress. She began her education at Arts Educational School in Tring and subsequently went on to study acting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, graduating in 2010.
“ Born: Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson
April 5, 1989 in Esher, Surrey, England, UK ” - rose77
Robin Virginia Wright was born in Dallas, Texas, to Gayle (Gaston), a national director at Mary Kay, and Freddie Wright, a pharmaceutical executive. She grew up in San Diego, California. She started her professional career as a model in 1980 at age 14, and worked both in Paris and Japan. After finishing high school she decided to become an actress...
“ Born: April 8, 1966 ” - rose77
With her expressive blue eyes, soft, Southern-tinged voice and an acting range that can carry her from hysterically funny to terrifying in seconds, Patricia Arquette is one of the most underrated and talented actresses of her generation. Though she has been working for years, she's always stayed just under the radar of true stardom, despite a 1995 marriage to Nicolas Cage
“ Born: Patricia T. Arquette
April 8, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, USA ” - rose77
Dennis Quaid was born in Houston, Texas, to Juanita Bonniedale (Jordan), a real estate agent, and William Rudy Quaid, an electrician. He grew up in the Houston suburban city of Bellaire. He was raised a Baptist, and studied drama, Mandarin Chinese, and dance while a student at Bellaire High School. He continued study at the University of Houston...
“ Born: Dennis William Quaid
April 9, 1954 in Houston, Texas, USA ” - rose77
Cynthia Nixon was born in New York City on April 9, 1966, to Anne Elizabeth Knoll, an actress, and Walter E. Nixon, Jr., a radio journalist. She has German and English ancestry. Nixon made a memorable film debut in Little Darlings
. Her Broadway credits include "The Last Night of Ballyhoo," "Indiscretions,"...
“ Born: Cynthia Ellen Nixon
April 9, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA ” - rose77
This delightful comic redhead from theater, films and TV customarily steals scenes with a mere vacant look or simply by opening her mouth. With her patent quirky demeanor and trademark scratchy voice she is one of those gifted characters that defies description. Deborah Rush was born on April 13, 1954...
“ Born: April 10, 1954 in Chatham, New Jersey, USA ” - rose77
The daughter of tax specialist S. J. Lasser, comedy actress Louise Lasser must have started off lightening things up considerably in her own household. She first won notice singing in Greenwich Village dives, improvisational revues and on Broadway in the early 1960s. Probably best known as the second Mrs...
“ Born: April 11, 1939 in New York City, New York, USA ” - rose77
Television would never be the same after David Letterman made his second attempt at a television show in 1982. But his career before becoming host of the show was quite an interesting and long one. Letterman was born in Broad Ripple, a neighborhood in Indianapolis. His childhood was relatively unremarkable...
“ Born: David Michael Letterman
April 12, 1947 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA ” - rose77
“ Born: Jonathan Gregory Brandis
April 13, 1976 in Danbury, Connecticut, USA ” - rose77
“ Born: Loretta Webb
April 14, 1932 in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky, USA ” - rose77
Born in a small village in Syria, Michael Ansara came to the United States with his American parents at the age of two, living in New England, until the family's relocation to California ten years later. He entered Los Angeles City College with the intention of becoming a doctor, but got sidetracked into the dramatics department...
Elizabeth Montgomery was born into show business. Her parents were screen actor Robert Montgomery
and Broadway actress Elizabeth Allen
. Elizabeth graduated from the Spence School in New York City and attended the Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. After three years intensive training, she made her...
“ Born: Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery
April 15, 1933 in Hollywood, California, USA ” - rose77
The late William G. "Glenn Shadix" Scott was born April 1952 in Bessemer, Alabama. He attended Birmingham-Southern College for two years. He lived in New York City prior to moving to Hollywood in the late-1970s. He made his film debut appearance in the poorly received remake of _The Postman Always Rings Twice_ before he got his breakthrough film role in Tim Burton
's _Beetle juice (1988)_...
Emma Thompson was born in London on April 15, 1959, into a family of actors - her father was Eric Thompson
, who has passed away, and her mother, Phyllida Law
, has co-starred with Thompson in several films (her sister, Sophie Thompson
, is an actor as well). Her father was English-born and her mother is Scottish-born...
Susan Ward was born in Monroe, LA. An animal lover as a child, she grew up wanting to become a veterinarian. At age 13, however, a local modeling agent changed her mind. Susan and her mother traveled to New York City to see about getting her a modeling job. She thought that modeling would make her enough money to pay her way through veterinary school...
“ Born: April 15, 1976 in Monroe, Louisiana, USA ” - rose77
An actor, comedian and writer, Seth Rogen has come a long way from doing stand-up comedy as a teen. Rogen was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Sandy (Belogus), a social worker, and Mark Rogen, who worked for non-profits. His father is American-born and his mother is Canadian. He is of Russian Jewish descent...
Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born in Paris, France, to English parents, Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson, both lawyers. She moved to Oxfordshire when she was five, where she attended the Dragon School. From the age of six, Emma knew that she wanted to be an actress and, for a number of years, she trained at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts...
Offbeat, unconventionally pretty, and utterly mesmerizing, Ellen Barkin was born in 1954 in the Bronx, New York, to Evelyn (Rozin), a hospital administrator, and Sol Barkin, a chemical salesman. Her parents were both from Russian Jewish families. Raised in the South Bronx and Queens, New York area,...
“ Born: Ellen Rona Barkin
April 16, 1954 in New York City, New York, USA ” - rose77
“ Born: Jonathan Niven Cryer
April 16, 1965 in New York City, New York, USA ” - rose77
Selena was born in Lake Jackson, Texas, a city 50 miles southeast of Houston, to Abraham Quintanilla Jr.
and Marcella Quintanilla
. Abraham opened a Mexican restaurant, Papagayo, in Lake Jackson. Selena was 9-years-old when her father discovered her talent for singing. He formed a band consisting of Selena on vocals...
At age 15, when most young women are nurturing dreams of romance, Olivia Hussey was giving life to Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli
's Romeo and Juliet
. Her performance in one of the most celebrated roles ever written in the English language won her the Golden Globe and two successive Best Actor Donatello Awards (Italy's Oscar equivalent), an incredible achievement for an actress in only her third film...
“ Born: Olivia Osuna
April 17, 1951 in Buenos Aires City, Argentina ” - rose77
Conan O'Brien grew up in a large, Irish Catholic family in Massachusetts. At an early age, he began a love of comedy and goofing off, this carried on when he entered the prestigious Harvard University, acting out many pranks in his time, as well as become the president of the Harvard humor magazine...
“ Born: Conan Christopher O'Brien
April 18, 1963 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA ” - rose77
Congenial, mild-mannered Dick Sargent was a reliably bemused foil on film and TV for nearly four decades. He was born Richard Cox on April 19, 1930 in Carmel, California. His mother, Ruth McNaughton, was a minor actress who went by the stage name of "Ruth Powell"; his father, Colonel Elmer Cox, served...
“ Born: Richard Stanford Cox
April 19, 1930 in Carmel, California, USA ” - rose77
Timothy James Curry was born on April 19, 1946 in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England. His mother, Maura Patricia (Langmead), was a school secretary, and his father, James Curry, was a Methodist Royal Navy chaplain. Curry studied Drama and English at Birmingham University, from which he graduated with Combined Honors...
“ Born: Timothy James Curry
April 19, 1946 in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England, UK ” - rose77
American actress and political activist Ashley Judd was born Ashley Tyler Ciminella on April 19, 1968, in Granada Hills, California. She grew up in a family of successful performing artists as the daughter of country music singer Naomi Judd and the sister of Wynonna Judd. While she is best known for an ongoing acting career spanning more than two decades...
“ Born: Ashley Tyler Ciminella
April 19, 1968 in Granada Hills, California, USA ” - rose77
Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks
, James Franco was born in Palo Alto, California on April 19, 1978. His mother, Betsy Franco
, is Jewish, and his father, Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, was of Portuguese and Swedish descent, and ran a Silicon Valley business. James's mother, a writer, has occasionally acted...
Almost everyone who has spent time with Kate Hudson -including directors, family members, co-stars and interviewers - is quick to comment on her ability to light up a room. Through some combination of a winning smile, solid work ethic, and good old-fashioned talent, the young actress has gone from indie beginner to Vanity Fair cover girl in just three years...
“ Born: Kate Garry Hudson
April 19, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA ” - rose77
Alia Shawkat was born in Riverside, California, to Dina Burke
and actor Tony Shawkat
. Her maternal grandfather, Paul Burke
, was also an actor. Her father is from Baghdad, Iraq, and her mother has Irish, Italian, and Norwegian ancestry. Success arrived early for Alia. Her career began at the young age of 11 when she landed a role on the ABC Family series State of Grace
“ Born: Alia Martine Shawkat
April 18, 1989 in Riverside, California, USA ” - rose77