Birthdays: August 5

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Jesse Williams
Jesse Wesley Williams born August 5, 1981 is an American actor, model, and activist, best known for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on the ABC Television series Grey's Anatomy. He also appears in the hit 2013 film Lee Daniels' The Butler as real life civil rights leader Rev. James Lawson. Previous roles include Holden in The Cabin in the Woods (2012)...
 
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Adam Yauch
Soundtrack, Star Trek
Adam Yauch, an only child, was born on August 5, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Frances and Noel Yauch, who is a painter and architect. His father was Catholic (of Irish, German, and French descent) and his mother was Jewish. Adam attended Edward R. Murrow High School in the Midwood neighborhood of Brooklyn...
“ Adam 'MCA' Yauch ” - bcampos862
 
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Adam Irigoyen
Adam Irigoyen began his acting career at the age of 11. He appeared in multiple commercials and print campaigns before guest-starring on the Disney Channel's Emmy Award-winning series, Wizards of Waverly Place, which eventually led to an audition for the role of "Deuce Martinez" on Shake It Up!. He has also appeared in the indie films "Flight", "Nickel or Dime" and "Electric Natural Safe"...
 
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Adrian Petriw
Adrian's Film and Television career began with him landing a series regular role on the CBC's high school drama Edgemont, and since then his credits have included roles in iZombie, Mc2, Woman on the Run, Cargo, Under Fire, Hell on Wheels, The Killing, Continuum, Arrow, The Interrogation, Tower Prep...
 
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“ Anita Pauls ” - bcampos862
 
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Barbara Flynn
Actress, Miss Potter
Born on 5th August 1948 in Hastings, East Sussex, England. She started her television career in 1970 in the TV series A Family at War, cast as Freda Ashton. She became better known following her appearances in The Beiderbecke Affair, The Beiderbecke Tapes and The Beiderbecke Connection, alongside James Bolam. She has narrated recent documentaries such as: "Frontier House"...
 
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Billie Hayes
Delightfully talented Billie Hayes was born August 5, 1932 in the small town of DuQuoin, Illinois, USA. She started in show business at 9 years old as a tap dancer in local clubs. She was encouraged but not "pushed" by her parents after she expressed the desire to do so. By the time she was in her teens...
 
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Brendon Ryan Barrett
Brendon Ryan Barrett was born on 5th August 1986 in Roseville, Sacramento, California, USA. He grew up in Folsom, California, with his parents and his sister, Caitlin, who is also an actress. A veteran of numerous print ads, televison commercials, and industrial films, Brendon jumped into acting at the age of eight in the television movie...
 
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Carole Laure
Actress, Sweet Movie
Before she became an actress Carole Laure was a teacher. She was born on August 5, 1950 in Montreal (Québec) Canada. The profession she has chosen did not give her any satisfaction. She met some young Canadian film makers, that resulted in her first appearance as an actress, age twenty, in Mon enfance à Montréal...
 
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Chip Fields
Miscellaneous Crew, Menace II Society
 
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Danny Slavin
Danny Slavin is best known as the Red Ranger from the television series Power Rangers Lost Galaxy, where he played the character Leo Corbett. He has a business degree from the University of San Diego and a law degree from Creighton University. He works at a law firm in Phoenix, Arizona.
 
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Darren Shahlavi
Actor, Ip Man 2
Darren Shahlavi started his training at the age of 7. He traveled to Hong Kong where he began his movie career, mostly as an actor, stunt double and later as a villain in the early 1990s. Later he made the step from Hong Kong to Western cinema. His resume is growing and now he has had the opportunity to be a good guy...
 
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David Brian
New Yorker who, after schooling at City College, found work as a doorman before entering show business with a song-and-dance routine in vaudeville and in night clubs. He did a wartime stint with the Coast Guard and returned to acting on the New York stage after the war. Persuaded by Joan Crawford to try his hand at film acting...
 
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Donzaleigh Abernathy
Donzaleigh Abernathy won the Tanne Foundation 2012 Artist Award for her work as an actress and for her script, "Birmingham Sunday." She starred for four years in over 60 Episodes as a Series Regular on Lifetime Television's critically acclaimed dramatic series, "Any Day Now." She received recognition from Film Critic Roger Ebert for her performance in the Warner Bros...
 
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Ethel Winant
Casting Director, Full Circle
 
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Heidi Sorenson
Actress, Fright Night
Gorgeous, buxom, and shapely blond stunner Heidi Sorenson was born on August 5, 1960 to Danish immigrant parents in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Her father ran a fishing company. Sorenson has two sisters. Heidi graduated from West Vancouver High School. At age seventeen, she got a job as a junior accountant at a local radio station...
 
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J.J. Totah
J.J. Totah is an immensely talented actor, comedian, singer, and writer with a gift for bringing dynamic characters to life. As he fearlessly evolves his body of work with each new project, Totah is fast proving to be one of Hollywood's most engaging and sought after young talents. Totah can be seen in Chris Kelly's award-winning feature Other People opposite Jesse Plemons...
 
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James Gunn
James Gunn was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri in a large Irish Catholic family. His father and his uncles were all lawyers. He has been writing and performing as long as he can remember. He began making 8mm films at the age of 12. Many of these were comedic splatter films featuring his brothers being disemboweled by zombies...
 
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James Wilder
Neil Young wrote that it's better to burn out than fade away. But for actor/architect/designer James Wilder neither option is acceptable. Juggling artistic mediums like the three running chainsaws that earned him notoriety on the streets of New York and Los Angeles -- and later on stages throughout Europe...
 
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Jan Francis
Actress, Dracula
 
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Ja'net DuBois
Actress, Good Times
Ja'Net is a multi-talented and diverse performer. She grew up in Brooklyn, NY and began her career on Broadway. She has appeared in various plays, including "Golden Boy" with Sammy Davis Jr. and Louis Gossett Jr., and "A Raisin in the Sun". Ja'Net moved onto TV roles, receiving a Peabody Award for a 1969 CBS children's movie J.T....
 
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Janet McTeer
Actress, Tideland
Janet McTeer was born on August 5, 1961 in Newcastle, England, UK to parents Jean and Allan McTeer. She was raised in York from the age of 6. She attended Queen Anne Grammar School for Girls, where there was not much opportunity for drama. She became interested in acting at age 16, when she saw "She Stoops to Conquer" at the York Theater...
 
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Jessica Nigri
Jessica Nigri is a well-known cosplayer who gained notoriety in 2009 at the San Diego Comic-Con when she dressed up as a unique version of Pikachu. Since then she has cosplayed many other characters from different anime and video games such as Rikku from Final Fantasy X-2 and Yoko Littner from Gurren Lagann.
 
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Joan Hickson
Joan Hickson was born in 1906 at Kingsthorpe, Northampton. Her stage career began with provincial theater in 1927, going on to a long series of West End comedies, usually playing the part of a confused or eccentric middle-age woman. She performed at the Regent's Park Open Air Theater, at the time London was subject to World War II bombing...
 
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Joan Weldon
Actress, Them!
A blue-eyed, chestnut-haired beauty, Joan Weldon trained to be a singer, and made her professional debut as a member of the San Francisco Opera Company. While appearing with the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera Company, she came to the attention of Warner Brothers, who took her out of grand opera and put her in horse operas (The Command...
 
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John Huston
An eccentric rebel of epic proportions, this Hollywood titan reigned supreme as director, screenwriter and character actor in a career that endured over five decades. The ten-time Oscar-nominated legend was born John Marcellus Huston in Nevada, Missouri, on August 5, 1906. His ancestry included English...
 
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John Saxon
John Saxon has appeared in nearly 200 roles in the movies and on television in a more-than half-century-long career that has stretched over seven decades since he made his big screen debut in 1954 in uncredited small roles in It Should Happen to You and George Cukor's A Star Is Born. Born Carmine Orrico on August 5...
 
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Kara Tointon
Actress, EastEnders
Standing at an average 5ft 5in, with a cheeky glint in her deep brown eyes we have Kara Tointon - a girl who is anything but average. She was brought into the world on August 5th 1983 in a large Essex town called Southend-On-Sea.. Ambitious and confident from an early age, Kara often made up her own words for things and was always amusing those around her with her random and creative moods...
 
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Karl Theobald
Born in Lowestoft, Suffolk, Karl Theobald was a stand-up comedian before graduating from the Drama Centre in 2000, and subsequently joining theatrical touring companies such as Complicite . In both 2000 and 20001 he appeared at the Edinburgh Festival, in 2001 as a member of the prestigious Comedy Zone...
 
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Kent King
Actress, Knots Landing
Kent Masters King joined the cast of ABC's daytime drama Port Charles in June of 2003, just a few months after ABC Daytime President Brian Frons announced it was being canceled. Kent was born in Los Angeles, California, on August 5, 1974. She played Julie Williams in the long-running primetime soap Knots Landing from 1988 to 1992...
 
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Ko Shibasaki
Actress, 47 Ronin
Kou Shibasaki was born on the 5th august 1981 in Tokyo, her real name is Yukie Yamamura (Shibasaki Kou it's a main character of her favorite manga). She started her career at 14 when her talent was discovered by a star agent. She has worked in many TV shows and commercials. She's beginning to be more...
 
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Loni Anderson
A buxom, be-dimpled, pert-nosed knockout, Loni Anderson took an assured place on one of the television sex symbol pedestals during the late 1970s and early 1980s. A breakout hit in her Emmy-nominated role as Jennifer Marlowe on the sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati, she later became a soap-styled fixture in mini-movies...
 
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Mark Strong
British actor Mark Strong, who played Jim Prideaux in the 2011 remake of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, is often cast as cold, calculating villains. But before he became a famous actor, he intended to pursue a career in law. Strong was born Marco Giuseppe Salussolia in London, England, to an Austrian mother and an Italian father...
 
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Maureen McCormick
Maureen Denise McCormick was born on August 5, 1956 to Richard and Irene McCormick. The youngest of four children, she has three brothers Michael, Dennis and Kevin. Her acting career began at age six when she won the Baby Miss San Fernando Valley contest, which opened up the glamorous world of acting to the future teenie-bopper...
 
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Michael Ballhaus
Cinematographer, The Departed
Michael Ballhaus was a German cinematographer. He worked on many American films, including Baby It's You (1983), Old Enough (1984), After Hours (1985), The Color of Money (1986), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), Goodfellas (1990), Dracula (1992), The Age of Innocence (1993), Gangs of New York (2002), and The Departed (2006)...
 
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Mickey Shaughnessy
Mickey Shaugnessy, the Irish-American character actor best known for his portrayal of Elvis Presley's musical mentor in the rock n' roll classic "Jailhouse Rock" (1957), was born Joseph Michael Shaughnessy on August 5, 1920 in New York City. As a performer, the young Mickey made his bones on the Catskill Mountains tourist resort circuit...
 
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Natalie Trundy
Fair, freckled and quite lovely, actress Natalie Trundy had quite a promising career approaching adulthood in the late 1950s until a serious car accident put a serious halt to things. As Natalie Campana, she was the elder of two daughters born to Bostonian parents. A child model, she took dance classes and started flirting with an acting career even before she graduated from elementary school...
 
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Nathan Dashwood
Actor, Hanger
Nathan Dashwood was born in Ladysmith on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada (the same town as Pamela Anderson). He matured in Ladysmith attending elementary and high schools there. After high school, he and his family moved from Ladysmith to North Vancouver, BC. He attended Capilano College's film directing courses and then found his calling as an actor...
 
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Olivia Holt
Olivia Holt was born in Germantown, Tennessee to parents, Mark and Kim Holt. When she was only 3 years old, she started singing and acting on the stage. Besides acting and singing, she has been a competitive gymnastic for the past 5 years, and a competitive cheerleader for the past few years. At Christmas time, Holt moved with her family from DeSoto County to Los Angeles...
 
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Parley Baer
Actor, Dave
 
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Paul Kasey
Actor, Rogue One
Studied theatre arts at Laine Theatre Art in Surrey, England. Paul is an accomplished actor, dancer and gymnast.
 
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Pete Burns
Soundtrack, The Hangover
Pete Burns was born on August 5, 1959 in Port Sunlight, near Liverpool, to Francis and Eva Burns. His father is British and his mother was a refugee from Germany. According to Pete, he felt a need to be different and began experimenting with his hair and looks at age 12. However, he looked so "freakish" that he was endlessly taunted by teachers and peers...
 
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Reginald Owen
Born August 5th, 1887 in England, Reginald Owen was probably Hollywood's busiest character actor - making more than 80 films. He was educated in England at Sir Herbert Tree's Academy of Dramatic Arts. Owen excelled and made his professional debut also in England at the age of 18. He came to New York in the early 1920s and started working on Broadway by 1924...
 
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Robert Taylor
Born Spangler Arlington Brugh, Robert Taylor began displaying a diversity of talents in his youth on the plains of Nebraska. At Beatrice High School, he was a standout track athlete, but also showed a talent for using his voice, winning several oratory awards. He was a musician and played the cello in the school orchestra...
 
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Roman Gabriel
Roman Gabriel, the great starting quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams during the late 1960s and early '70s, first achieved sports stardom at North Carolina State, where he was a two-time All-American at quarterback and an academic All-American. Such was his athletic prowess, setting virtually every NC State passing record...
 
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Sandy Kenyon
He's known for his appearance as the navigator "Magellan" on The Twilight Zone season two episode "The Odyssey of Flight 33," which was the only story Rod Serling's brother, Robert J., worked on. He also appeared in several episodes of Knots Landing's 1984/85 season as the pastor/host of the fictional TV program "A Brighter Day" in which he was replaced by Alec Baldwin's character, Joshua Rush.
 
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Scott William Winters
Scott William Winters is the brother of actor Dean Winters and writer Brad Winters. His sister Blair is married to executive producer/writer Jorge Zamacona. Scott is married to Jennifer Logan Winters. They have 2 daughters, Grace and Faith. Scott is from New York and attended Northwestern University in Chicago...
 
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