Born in precisely the kind of small-town American setting so familiar from his films, David Lynch spent his childhood being shunted from one state to another as his research scientist father kept getting relocated. He attended various art schools, married Peggy Lynch and then fathered future director Jennifer Chambers Lynch
shortly after he turned 21...
“ David Keith Lynch
January 20, 1946 in Missoula, Montana ” - TheDeadGodfather
Evan Peters was born in the winter of 1987 to Phil and Julie Peters in St. Louis, Missouri. When his father's job was transferred and the family moved to Grand Blanc, Michigan, Evan began taking acting classes and at age 15, he moved with his mother to Los Angeles in hopes of pursuing a career in the entertainment industry...
“ Evan Thomas Peters
January 20, 1987 in St. Louis, Missouri ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Stacey Lauretta Dash
January 20, 1967 in Bronx, New York ” - TheDeadGodfather
Rainn Wilson lives in Los Angeles with his wife, fiction writer Holiday Reinhorn
(Big Cats), and his son, Walter McKenzie Wilson who was born in 2004. He grew up in Seattle, Washington but graduated from New Trier H.S. in Winnetka, Illinois. After attending both Tufts University and the University of Washington...
“ Rainn Dietrich Wilson
January 20, 1966 in Seattle, Washington ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Bryan Ray Trout
January 20, 1970 in Lynchburg, Virginia ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ January 20, 1970 in Westport, Connecticut ” - TheDeadGodfather
The women who both attracted and frightened him and an Italy dominated in his youth by Mussolini and Pope Pius XII - inspired the dreams that Fellini started recording in notebooks in the 1960s. Life and dreams were raw material for his films. His native Rimini and characters like Saraghina (the devil herself said the priests who ran his school)...
“ January 20, 1920 in Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy - October 31, 1993 (age 73) in Rome, Lazio, Italy (heart attack) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Lorenzo Fernando Lamas was born in Santa Monica, California, the son of actors Arlene Dahl
and Fernando Lamas
. His father was Argentinian and his mother was American, of Norwegian descent. Lorenzo was raised in Pacific Palisades, California. In 1968, his family moved to New York. He attended private school...
“ Lorenzo y de Santos Lamas
January 20, 1958 in Santa Monica, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Patricia Neal, the Oscar- and Tony Award-winning actress, was born Patricia Louise Neal in Packard, Kentucky. Her father managed a coal mine and her mother was the daughter of the town doctor. She grew up in Knoxville, where she attended high school. She was first bit by the acting bug at the age of 10...
“ Patricia Louise Neal
January 20, 1926 in Packard, Kentucky - August 8, 2010 (age 84) in Edgartown, Massachusetts (lung cancer) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Jackson DeForest Kelley was born on January 20, 1920 in Toccoa, Georgia, to Clora (Casey) and Ernest David Kelley. He graduated from high school at age 16 and went on to sing at the Baptist church where his father was a minister. At age 17, he made his first trip outside the state to visit an uncle in Long Beach...
“ Jackson DeForest Kelley
January 20, 1920 in Atlanta, Georgia - June 11, 1999 (age 79) in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California (stomach cancer) ” - TheDeadGodfather
The second of three children born to a dentist and his wife in Nashville, Tennessee, Denton grew up in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, attended Goodlettsville High School, briefly played basketball at a junior college, then went on to graduate with honors from the (national champion) University of Tennessee at Knoxville...
“ James Thomas Denton Jr.
January 20, 1963 in Nashville, Tennessee ” - TheDeadGodfather
Bill Maher was born William Maher in New York City, New York, and grew up in River Vale, New Jersey. His father, William Aloysius Maher, Jr., who was of Irish descent, was a radio announcer and news editor. His mother, Julie (Berman), was a nurse, who was from a Jewish family. Maher was raised in his father's Catholic faith...
“ William Maher Jr.
January 20, 1956 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Nathan Birnbaum
January 20, 1896 in New York City - March 9, 1996 (age 100) in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Roy Reno Wilson
January 20, 1969 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Who could forget Colin Clive's "It's Alive! It's Alive!" as he melted to the floor mumbling the same over and over in ecstasy after his success at animating the Monster in the first sound version of Frankenstein
. Film history - horror film history - but part of a short history for actor Colin Clive - he died at 37 years of age...
“ Colin Glenn Clive-Greig
January 20, 1900 in St. Malo, France - June 25, 1937 (age 37) in Los Angeles, California (pneumonia, as a result of a long history of alcoholism) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Slender, attractive actress Margaret Avery, spellbinding in her role of Shug in Steven Spielberg
's The Color Purple
, is certainly no "one-hit wonder". Although filmgoers may be able to trace her back only to that once-in-a-lifetime part, Margaret has been a talented player on the large and small screens for well over three decades...
“ January 20, 1944 in Mangum, Oklahoma ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr.
January 20, 1930 in Montclair, New Jersey ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ January 20, 1950 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Arthur Stanton Eric Johnson
January 20, 1929 in Benton Harbor, Michigan ” - TheDeadGodfather
Paul Stanley is the charismatic front man/lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist/songwriter for hard rock super group KISS
, best known for his wailing vocals, high-energy on-stage antics and appeal to female fans. Born Stanley Eisen on January 20, 1952, in Queens, New York, Stanley took a keen interest in music from a young age...
“ Stanley Harvey Eisen
January 20, 1952 in Queens, New York ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Melissa Warburg Rosenberg
January 20, 1968 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart grew up in Salzburg under the regulation of his strict father Leopold who also was a famous composer of his time. His abilities in music were obvious even when Mozart was still young so that in 1762 at the age of six, his father took him with his elder sister on a concert tour to Munich and Vienna and a second one from 1763-66 through the south of Germany...
“ Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart
January 27, 1756 in Salzburg, Austria - December 5, 1791 (age 35) in Vienna, Austria (renal failure) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, to Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt. Joseph was raised in a Jewish family with his late older brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt
, who passed away in October 2010. His parents worked for the Pacifica Radio station KPFK-FM and his maternal grandfather...
“ Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt
February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK on January 30, 1974, to English parents Jennifer "Jenny" (James) and David Charles Howard Bale. His mother was a circus performer and his father, who was born in South Africa, was a commercial pilot. The family lived in different countries throughout Bale's childhood...
“ Christian Charles Philip Bale
January 30, 1974 in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales ” - TheDeadGodfather
Elizabeth Banks was born Elizabeth Mitchell in Pittsfield, a small city in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts near the New York border, on February 10, 1974. She is the daughter of Ann (Wallace), who worked in a bank, and Mark P. Mitchell, a factory worker. Elizabeth describes herself as having been seen as a "goody two-shoes" in her youth who was nominated for the local Harvest Queen...
“ Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell
February 10, 1974 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts ” - TheDeadGodfather
Chloë Grace Moretz
Chloë Grace Moretz was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Teri (Duke), a nurse, and McCoy Lee Moretz, a plastic surgeon. She has four brothers, all older, including actor Trevor Duke-Moretz
. Her ancestry is mostly German and English. Chloë's first two appearances were as Violet in two episodes of the series The Guardian
“ February 10, 1997 in Atlanta, Georgia ” - TheDeadGodfather
Elizabeth Chase "Lizzie" Olsen (born February 16, 1989) is an American actress. She is known for her roles in the films Silent House (2011), Liberal Arts (2012), Godzilla (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and Captain America: Civil War (2016). For her role in the critically acclaimed Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)...
“ Elizabeth Chase Olsen
February 16, 1989 in Sherman Oaks, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Jennifer Aniston was born in Sherman Oaks, California, to actors John Aniston
and Nancy Dow
. Her father is Greek, and her mother was of English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian descent. Jennifer spent a year of her childhood living in Greece with her family. Her family then relocated to New York City where her parents divorced when she was nine...
“ February 11, 1969 in Sherman Oaks, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Elijah Wood is an American actor best known for portraying Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson
's blockbuster Lord of the Rings film trilogy. In addition to reprising the role in The Hobbit series, Wood also played Ryan in the FX television comedy Wilfred
and voiced Beck in the Disney XD animated television series TRON: Uprising
“ Elijah Jordan Wood
January 28, 1981 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa ” - TheDeadGodfather
Rugged features and a natural charm have worked for Josh Brolin, the son of actor James Brolin
. He has recently seen a massive surge in his career, finding well-known roles such as a policeman, a hunter, and the President of the United States. Brolin was born February 12, 1968 in Santa Monica, California...
“ Josh J. Brolin
February 12, 1968 in Los Angeles, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Christopher Ashton Kutcher was born on February 7, 1978 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Diane (Finnegan), who was employed at Procter & Gamble, and Larry Kutcher, a factory worker. He has a fraternal twin brother, Michael, and a sister, Tausha. He is of Czech (father) and Irish, German, and Czech (mother) descent...
“ Christopher Ashton Kutcher
February 7, 1978 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa ” - TheDeadGodfather
John Joseph Travolta was born in Englewood, New Jersey, one of six children of Helen Travolta
(née Helen Cecilia Burke) and Salvatore/Samuel J. Travolta. His father was of Italian descent and his mother was of Irish ancestry. His father owned a tire repair shop called Travolta Tires in Hillsdale, NJ...
“ John Joseph Travolta
February 18, 1954 in Englewood, New Jersey ” - TheDeadGodfather
Taylor Daniel Lautner was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan to parents, Deborah, a software company worker, and Daniel Lautner, a pilot for Midwest Airlines. He, and younger sister Makena, were raised in a well-mannered, Roman Catholic household in Hudsonville, Michigan. At the age of six, Taylor began studying martial arts at Fabiano's Karate School and he...
“ Taylor Daniel Lautner
February 11, 1992 in Grand Rapids, Michigan ” - TheDeadGodfather
Damian Lewis was born on February 11, 1971, in St. John's Wood, London, England, to Charlotte Mary (Bowater), from an upper-class background, and J. Watcyn Lewis, a city broker whose own parents were Welsh. He was raised on Abbey Road in London until the age of 8 with his siblings Gareth, William, and Amanda...
“ Damian Watcyn Lewis
February 11, 1971 in St. John's Wood, London, England ” - TheDeadGodfather
Justin Randall Timberlake was born on January 31, 1981, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Lynn (Bomar) and Randall Timberlake, whose own father was a Baptist minister. At the age of 11, he appeared on the show Star Search
, and even though he didn't win, it didn't dampen his ambitions. He also appeared on The All New Mickey Mouse Club
“ Justin Randall Timberlake
January 31, 1981 in Memphis, Tennessee ” - TheDeadGodfather
Emma Roberts is the daughter of Oscar-nominated actor Eric Roberts
, and the niece of Oscar-winner Julia Roberts
. She was born in Rhinebeck, New York. Emma was a baby when her parents separated, and she grew up living with her mother, Kelly Cunningham. She was educated at Archer School for Girls in Los Angeles, California...
“ Emma Rose Roberts
February 10, 1991 in Rhinebeck, New York ” - TheDeadGodfather
Michael C. Hall
Michael C. Hall was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, to Janice (Styons), a guidance counselor, and William Carlyle Hall, who worked for IBM. Michael is a graduate of NYU's Master of Fine Arts program in acting. He is known for the titular character "Dexter" in Dexter
and as mortician "David Fisher" in Six Feet Under
“ Michael Carlyle Hall
February 1, 1971 in Raleigh, North Carolina ” - TheDeadGodfather
Diane Lane was born on January 22, 1965, in New York. She is the daughter of acting coach Burton Eugene "Burt" Lane and nightclub singer/centerfold Colleen Farrington. Her parents' families were both from the state of Georgia. Diane was acting from a very young age and made her stage debut at the age of six...
“ January 22, 1965 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
Heather Joan Graham was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Joan (Bransfield), a schoolteacher and children's book author, and James Graham, an FBI agent. She and her sister, actress Aimee Graham
, were raised by their strictly Catholic parents. They relocated often, as a result of their father's occupation...
“ Heather Joan Graham
January 29, 1970 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin ” - TheDeadGodfather
Precocious, outspoken child-teen starlet of the 1990s, Christina Ricci was born in 1980 in Santa Monica, California, the youngest of four children of Sarah (Murdoch), a realtor, and Ralph Ricci, a lawyer and therapist. She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, and Scots-Irish descent...
“ February 12, 1980 in Santa Monica, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
English actor, writer and comedian Simon Pegg was born Simon John Beckingham in Brockworth, Gloucestershire, to Gillian Rosemary (Smith), a civil servant, and John Henry Beckingham, a jazz musician. His parents divorced when Pegg was seven. He later took his stepfather's surname, "Pegg". He was educated...
“ Simon John Beckingham
February 14, 1970 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Edward Paul Helms
January 24, 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia ” - TheDeadGodfather
Ariel Winter is an American actress. She is best-known for portraying "Ellie Layton" in the 2008 film, One Missed Call
, and for the character of Alex Dunphy on Modern Family
. Winter also had a recurring role in the TV series, ER
as "Lucy Moore", the daughter of Hedy Burress
's character, "Joanie". She also voices "Gretchen" in Phineas and Ferb
“ Ariel Winter Workman
January 28, 1998 in Los Angeles, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Joshua Regnall Stewart was born in Diana, West Virginia, to Margie (Skidmore) and Charles Regnall Stewart, a teacher and Baptist pastor. He studied at the T. Schreiber studios in New York City and was a company member of the 13th Street Repertory Theatre. He continued his work in theater in Los Angeles performing in 'Light Bulb,' and 'Beacon' alongside 'Robert Forster' and Brooke Shields
“ Joshua Regnall Stewart
February 6, 1977 in Diana, West Virginia ” - TheDeadGodfather
Seth was born Seth Benjamin Gesshel-Green in Overbrook Park, Philadelphia, to teachers Barbara (Gesshel) and Herbert Green. He has worked non-stop as an actor in film and television since he was seven. Seth and Matthew Senreich
created/executive produced/wrote and directed the Emmy-winning, Robot Chicken
“ Seth Benjamin Gesshel-Green
February 8, 1974 in Overbrook Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ” - TheDeadGodfather
Eugene Allen Hackman was born in San Bernardino, California, the son of Anna Lyda Elizabeth (Gray) and Eugene Ezra Hackman, who operated a newspaper printing press. He is of Pennsylvania Dutch (German), English, and Scottish ancestry, partly by way of Canada, where his mother was born. After several moves...
“ Eugene Allen Hackman
January 30, 1930 in San Bernardino, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Even though he had burned up the London stage for nearly a decade--and appeared in several films--Michael Sheen was not really "discovered" by American audiences until his critically-acclaimed turn as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
in the 1999 Broadway revival of "Amadeus". Sheen was born in Newport, Wales, the only son of Irene (Thomas) and Meyrick Sheen...
“ Michael Christopher Sheen
February 5, 1969 in Newport, Gwent, Wales ” - TheDeadGodfather
Grammy-winning Latina pop singer Shakira was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, on February 2, 1977. Her father is a Lebanese American immigrant and her mother a native of Colombia of Italian and Spanish descent. Shakira began her musical career at age 12 and quickly captured fans throughout Latin America. She won the 2001 Best Latin pop Grammy for her "MTV Unplugged" album.
“ Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll
February 2, 1977 in Barranquilla, Colombia ” - TheDeadGodfather
Mena Alexandra Süvari was born in Newport, Rhode Island to Candice (Thompson), a nurse, and Ando Süvari, a psychiatrist. Her father was Estonian and her mother is of Greek, English, and German descent. Mena was raised in a Rhode Island home that was built in 1870 and had early aspirations of becoming an archaeologist before moving to Charleston...
“ Mena Alexandra Suvari
February 13, 1979 in Newport, Rhode Island ” - TheDeadGodfather
Molly Ringwald was born in Roseville, California, to Adele Edith (Frembd), a chef, and Robert Ringwald
, a blind jazz pianist. Her ancestry includes German, English, and Swedish. She released an album at the age of 6 entitled, "I Wanna Be Loved By You, Molly Sings". She is the youngest daughter of Bob Ringwald...
“ Molly Kathleen Ringwald
February 18, 1968 in Roseville, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Tiffani-Amber Thiessen was born on January 23, 1974, in Long Beach, California, USA, to Frank Thiessen, a park designer, and Robyn Ernest, a homemaker. She grew up in Long Beach with her parents and her brothers, professional cyclist Todd (born August 1, 1968) and Schuyler (born May 10, 1977). When Tiffani was 8...
“ Tiffany Amber Thiessen
January 23, 1974 in Long Beach, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Jennifer Lee Morrow
February 5, 1962 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
This transatlantic talent was born John Vincent Hurt on January 22, 1940 in Shirebrook, a coal mining village near the busy market town of Chesterfield, in Derbyshire, England. He is the son of Phyllis (Massey), an engineer and one-time actress, and Arnould Herbert Hurt, an Anglican clergyman and mathematician...
“ John Vincent Hurt
January 22, 1940 in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, England ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Christopher Kennedy Masterson
January 22, 1980 in Long Island, New York ” - TheDeadGodfather
Darren Aronofsky was born February 12, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York. Growing up, Darren was always artistic: he loved classic movies and, as a teenager, he even spent time doing graffiti art. After high school, Darren went to Harvard University to study film (both live-action and animation). He won several film awards after completing his senior thesis film...
“ February 12, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York ” - TheDeadGodfather
Denise Richards was born in Downers Grove, Illinois, the older of two daughters of Joni Lee, who owned a coffee shop, and Irv Richards, a telephone engineer. She has German, French-Canadian, Irish, English, and Welsh ancestry. She grew up in the Chicago area, until the family relocated to Oceanside...
“ Denise Lee Richards
February 17, 1971 in Downers Grove, Illinois ” - TheDeadGodfather
Matthew Lillard was born in Lansing, Michigan, to Paula and Jeffrey Lillard. He lived with his family in Tustin, California, from first grade to high school graduation. The summer after high school, he was hired as an extra for Ghoulies Go to College
. Matthew was the MC of the Nickelodeon program SK8 TV
“ Matthew Lyn Lillard
January 24, 1970 in Lansing, Michigan ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ January 31, 1977 in Bronx, New York ” - TheDeadGodfather
Christopher Eccleston trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and first came to public attention as Derek Bentley in Let Him Have It
. However, it was a regular role in the television series Cracker
that made him a recognizable figure in the United Kingdom. He appeared in the low-budget thriller Shallow Grave
“ February 16, 1964 in Salford, Lancashire, England ” - TheDeadGodfather
Paul Newman won numerous awards, including an Academy Award for his performance in the 1986 film The Color of Money, a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Cannes Film Festival Award, an Emmy Award, and many honorary awards. Despite being colorblind, he won several national championships as a driver in Sports Car Club of America road racing...
“ Paul Leonard Newman
January 26, 1925 in Shaker Heights, Ohio - September 26, 2008 (age 83) in Westport, Connecticut (lung cancer) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Christopher Julius Rock was born in Andrews, South Carolina and raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of Rosalie (Tingman), a teacher and social worker for the mentally handicapped, and Julius Rock, a truck driver and newspaper deliveryman, whose own father was a preacher. Rock has been in stand-up comedy for several decades...
“ Christopher Julius Rock III
February 7, 1965 in Andrews, South Carolina ” - TheDeadGodfather
Thomas William Selleck is an American actor and film producer, known for his starring role as Hawaii-based private investigator "Thomas Magnum" on the 1980s television series, Magnum, P.I.
. Selleck was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Martha S. (Jagger), a homemaker, and Robert Dean Selleck, a real estate investor and executive...
“ Thomas William Selleck
January 29, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan ” - TheDeadGodfather
Geena Davis was born January 21, 1956 in Wareham, Massachusetts, to Lucille (née Cook; 1919-2001), a teacher's assistant, and William F. Davis (1913-2009), a church deacon and civil engineer. Her parents, originally from small towns in Vermont, were both from families with deep roots in New England. Her brother, Danforth, is a geotechnical engineer in Las Vegas...
“ Virginia Elizabeth Davis
January 21, 1956 in Wareham, Massachusetts ” - TheDeadGodfather
began her acting career performing in a stage production of Gian Carlo Menotti
's Christmas opera, "Amahl and the Night Visitors". "I was twelve but looked like an eight-year-old boy" she recalls. "As luck would have it, none of the boys in town could sing, so I got the part and wore a hat"...
“ Mary Catherine McCormack
February 8, 1969 in Plainfield, New Jersey ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Darren Everett Criss
February 5, 1987 in San Francisco, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Emmy-winning talk show host Ellen Lee DeGeneres was born in Metairie, Louisiana, a New Orleans suburb. She is the daughter of Betty DeGeneres
(née Elizabeth Jane Pfeffer), a speech therapist, and Elliott Everett DeGeneres, an insurance agent. Her brother is musician and producer Vance DeGeneres
. Her parents divorced when she was sixteen years old...
“ Ellen Lee DeGeneres
January 26, 1958 in Metairie, Louisiana ” - TheDeadGodfather
Compact Italian-American actor Joe Pesci was born February 9, 1943, in Newark, NJ, to Mary (Mesce), a part-time barber, and Angelo Pesci, a bartender and forklift driver. Pesci first broke into entertainment as a child actor and by the mid-50s was starring on the series "Star Time Kids". In the mid-'60s he released a record under the stage name of "Joe Ritchie" titled "Little Joe Sure Can Sing"...
“ Joseph Frank Pesci
February 9, 1943 in Newark, New Jersey ” - TheDeadGodfather
Born in England but raised in Australia by his Norwegian father and Irish mother, Purcell was a bored landscaper who decided to attend a drama school. He became a TV star in Australia before debuting in America as the title character in John Doe
. In 2000, he won the Green Card lottery and now lives in Los Angeles with his family.
“ Dominic Haakon Myrtvedt Purcell
February 17, 1970 in Wallasey, Merseyside, England ” - TheDeadGodfather
Her father is Tariq Anwar
and her mother is Shireen Anwar
. Anwar attended Laleham Church of England Primary and Middle School from 1975 to 1982. Trinian's sketch in the school concert of 1982 gave an early indication of her theatrical leanings. She studied at the London drama and dance school...
“ February 4, 1970 in Laleham, Middlesex, England ” - TheDeadGodfather
James Todd Spader was born on February 7, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of teachers Jean (Fraser) and Stoddard Greenwood "Todd" Spader. He attended Phillips Academy in Andover with director Peter Sellars; he dropped out in eleventh grade. He bused tables, shoveled manure, and taught yoga before landing his first roles...
“ James Todd Spader
February 7, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Michael Benjamin Bay
February 17, 1965 in Los Angeles, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Sasha Pieterse was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, to acrobatic dancer parents. At 6 years old, Sasha got her start in television, co-starring as "Buffy" on The WB comedy series Family Affair
, opposite Gary Cole
. She now returns to series television playing Cole's daughter on Wanted
“ Sasha Embeth Pieterse
February 17, 1996 in Johannesburg, South Africa ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Heather Elizabeth Morris
February 1, 1987 in Thousand Oaks, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Laura Leggett Linney was born in New York City on February 5, 1964, into a theatre family. Her father was prominent playwright Romulus Linney
, whose own great-grandfather was a congressman from North Carolina. Her mother, Miriam Anderson (Leggett), is a nurse. Although she did not live in her father's house (her parents having divorced when she was an infant)...
“ Laura Leggett Linney
February 5, 1964 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
Christopher McDonald was born and raised in New York City, New York, to Patricia, a real estate agent, and James R. McDonald, an educator. His breakout role was in Ridley Scott's Thelma and Louise (1991), followed shortly by playing Jack Barry in Robert Redford's Quiz show (1994). Other notable performances...
“ February 15, 1955 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
Colin Egglesfield (born February 9, 1973) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Josh Madden in the long-running soap opera All My Children, Auggie Kirkpatrick on The CW's short-lived drama series Melrose Place, and Evan Parks on The Client List. He was born in Farmington Hills, Michigan...
“ Colin Joseph Egglesfield
February 9, 1973 in Dearborn, Michigan ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Jason Morgan Ritter
February 17, 1980 in Los Angeles, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Enduring, strong-featured, and genial star of US cinema, Burt Reynolds started off in TV westerns in the 1960s and then carved his name into 1970/1980s popular culture as a male sex symbol (posing nearly naked for "Cosmopolitan" magazine) and on-screen as both a rugged action figure and then as a wisecracking...
“ Burton Leon Reynolds Jr.
February 11, 1936 in Waycross, Georgia ” - TheDeadGodfather
Mary Steenburgen is an Academy Award-winning American actress. She was born February 8, 1953, in Newport, Arkansas, USA. Her mother, Nellie May (Wall) Steenburgen, was a school-board secretary, and her father, Maurice H. Steenburgen, was a freight-train conductor. Her surname comes from distant Dutch ancestry, and her roots also include English, Scottish, and Welsh...
“ Mary Nell Steenburgen
February 8, 1953 in Newport, Arkansas ” - TheDeadGodfather
Versatile veteran character actor Jonathan Banks was born in Washington D.C in 1947. While growing up he always had an interest in acting and stage work, so decided to pursue a career in entertainment. To this day he is a very accomplished stage actor. While acting in film, he usually plays sinister types or villains. He can be seen in Better Call Saul
as Mike Ehrmantraut.
“ January 31, 1947 in Washington, District of Columbia ” - TheDeadGodfather
Portia de Rossi
Portia de Rossi was born and raised in Geelong, Australia. Originally born Amanda Rogers, at 15 she changed her name to Portia, saying that it was the most daring thing she had ever done up until that point. After graduating from high school, she attended the University of Melbourne, and studied law...
“ Amanda Lee Rogers
January 31, 1973 in Geelong, Victoria, Australia ” - TheDeadGodfather
David Russell Strathairn was born on January 26, 1949 in San Francisco, California. He is the son of Mary Frances (Frazier), a nurse, and Thomas Scott Strathairn, Jr., a physician. He has two siblings, Tom and Anne. His ancestry includes English, Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, Native Hawaiian, and one sixteenth Chinese (the latter three from his paternal grandmother)...
“ David Russell Strathairn
January 26, 1949 in San Francisco, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Jeremiah O'Connell was born in New York City, to Linda (Witkowski), an art teacher, and Michael O'Connell, a British-born advertising agency art director. He is of half Irish, one quarter Italian, and one quarter Polish descent. He was raised in Manhattan with his parents and a younger brother, Charlie O'Connell
“ Jeremiah O'Connell
February 17, 1974 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
Popular British character actor Tom Wilkinson was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, and comes from a long line of urban farmers. He is the son of Marjorie (Percival) and Thomas Wilkinson. Economic hardships forced his family to move to Canada for a few years when Wilkinson was a child; after he had returned to England...
“ Thomas Geoffrey Wilkinson
February 5, 1948 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England ” - TheDeadGodfather
Charles Peckham Day was born in New York City, NY, and raised in Middletown, Rhode Island. His parents are both music teachers - his mother, Mary (Peckham), is a piano teacher, and his father, Dr. Thomas Charles Day, is a professor of Undergraduate Performing Arts at Salve Regina University in Newport...
“ Charles Peckham Day
February 9, 1976 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
Born in Los Angeles but raised in Manhattan and educated at Middlebury College and Carnegie-Mellon University, James Cromwell, the son of famous film director John Cromwell
, studied acting at Carnegie-Mellon. He went into the theater (like both his parents) doing everything from Shakespeare to experimental plays...
“ James Oliver Cromwell
January 27, 1940 in Los Angeles, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Matt Dillon's successful film career has spanned over three decades and has showcased his wide range of dramatic and comedic talents. Dillon displayed his versatility with an arresting performance co-starring as a racist cop in the critically acclaimed Paul Haggis film Crash. This role earned him nominations for an Academy award...
“ Matthew Raymond Dillon
February 18, 1964 in New Rochelle, New York ” - TheDeadGodfather
English actor Warwick Davis was born in Epsom, Surrey, England, the son of an insurance broker and his wife. Davis was born with the condition spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenital (SED), which caused his dwarfism. He was educated at City of London Freemen's School. When he was 11 years old, his grandmother heard a radio appeal for people under four feet tall to appear in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
“ Warwick Ashley Davis
February 3, 1970 in Epsom, Surrey, England ” - TheDeadGodfather
Sara Gilbert was born on January 29, 1975, as Sara Rebecca Abeles at St. John's Hospital and Health Center in Santa Monica, California, to Harold and Barbara Abeles. Barbara was previously married to the late Paul Gilbert
. At the age of six, when Sara saw her sister Melissa Gilbert
get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame...
“ Sara Rebecca Abeles
January 29, 1975 in Santa Monica, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Nick Nolte was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to Helen (King) and Franklin Arthur Nolte, who worked in irrigation pump sales. He has German and British Isles ancestry. Nolte began his career on stage at the Pasadena (California) Playhouse and in regional theatre productions. His breakthrough role was in the TV mini-series Rich Man, Poor Man
“ Nicholas King Nolte
February 8, 1941 in Omaha, Nebraska ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Mischa Anne Marsden Barton
January 24, 1986 in London, England ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ February 2, 1981 in Renton, Washington ” - TheDeadGodfather
Margarita Levieva is an American actress. Born in the Soviet Union. Levieva, was born in Leningrad, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, (now Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation). At the age of three, she began the rigorous training program of a competitive rhythmic gymnast. Levieva continued to train for the next 13 years...
“ February 9, 1980 in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, USSR [now St. Petersburg, Russia] ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Sara Forbes Schlackman
January 26, 1979 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ February 14, 1963 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada ” - TheDeadGodfather
One of Broadway and Hollywood's cleverer talents who tends to shine a smart, cynical light on her surroundings, Stockard Channing was born Susan Williams Antonia Stockard on February 13, 1944, in New York City, to a Catholic family, with English and Irish ancestry. The daughter of Lester Napier Stockard...
“ Susan Williams Antonia Stockard
February 13, 1944 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
U.S.-born actor, director, writer, musician, and composer best known for his mockumentaries, poking fun at heavy metal music, small town theatre, dog shows, folk music and film-making itself, Christopher Haden-Guest was born February fifth, 1948, in New York City. His mother, Jean Pauline (Hindes), was a vice president of casting at CBS...
“ Christopher Haden-Guest
February 5, 1948 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
It's fair to say that after 20 years and over 50 film appearances, Mimi Rogers should be praised for her variety of roles and acting capabilities, not for a brief marriage to a Hollywood star. In the early 1980s she began to carve a niche for herself in Hollywood, appearing on television and in films...
“ Miriam Spickler
January 27, 1956 in Coral Gables, Florida ” - TheDeadGodfather
Born in Oakland, California, USA, Brandon Lee spent the first eight years of his life in Hong Kong. By the time he was able to walk, he was already involved in learning about martial arts from his father, martial arts expert and famed actor Bruce Lee
. After Bruce Lee's untimely death, Brandon...
“ Brandon Bruce Lee
February 1, 1965 in Oakland, California - March 31, 1993 (age 28) in Wilmington, North Carolina (accidental gunshot wound from faulty prop revolver) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Christopher Crosby Farley was born on February 15, 1964, in Madison, Wisconsin, to Mary Anne (Crosby) and Thomas Farley, who owned an oil company. Among his siblings are actors Kevin P. Farley
and John Farley
. He was of Irish heritage. Farley studied theatre and communications on Marquette University...
“ Christopher Crosby Farley
February 15, 1964 in Madison, Wisconsin - December 18, 1997 (age 33) in Chicago, Illinois (accidental opiate/cocaine intoxication and coronary atherosclerosis) ” - TheDeadGodfather