Birth Month Day of 08-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. Richard Gere
Actor | Chicago
Humanitarian and actor Richard Gere was born on August 31, 1949, in Philadelphia, the second of five children of Doris Ann (Tiffany), a homemaker, and Homer George Gere, an insurance salesman, both Mayflower descendants. Richard started early as a musician, playing a number of instruments in high ...
3. Chris Tucker
Actor | Rush Hour 2
At one point in time, Chris Tucker was the highest paid actor in Hollywood.
Tucker was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Mary Louise (Bryant) and Norris Tucker, who owned a janitorial service. After graduating from high school, Tucker made a change to move to Hollywood from Georgia to pursue a career in ...
4. James Coburn
Actor | The Great Escape
Lanky, charismatic and versatile actor with an amazing grin that put everyone at ease, James Coburn studied acting at UCLA, and then moved to New York to study under noted acting coach Stella Adler. After being noticed in several stage productions, Coburn appeared in a handful of minor westerns ...
5. Zack Ward
Actor | Freddy vs. Jason
Zack Ward was born in 1970. He wanted to act, but his mom, an actress herself, wanted her son to be normal, and would not let him. Finally, his brother intervened, allowing Zack the chance to act. After a year of the small stuff, he got his first big audition for the '80s classic A Christmas Story ...
Actor | First Knight
Jonathan Cake was born on August 31, 1967 in Worthing, Sussex, England as Jonathan James Cake. He is an actor, known for First Knight (1995), Chuck (2007) and Krews (2010). He has been married to Julianne Nicholson since September 24, 2004. They have two children.
9. Joe Swanberg
Writer | Easy
Joe Swanberg was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1981. He moved around quite a bit growing up, even spending two years on an island in the Pacific Ocean named Kwajalein. He studied film production at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where he developed an interest in emerging video technology ...
14. Daniel Bernhardt
Actor | John Wick
Daniel Bernhardt was born on the 31st August 1965 in Worblaufen, Bern in Switzerland. After finishing high school, he studied architectural design for four years and graduated in Bern. At the same time he opened a martial arts school with his brother. After completing his studies, Daniel moved to ...
16. Julie Brown
Actress | Clueless
Julie Brown was born on August 31, 1954 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Julie Ann Brown. She is an actress and producer, known for Clueless (1995), Earth Girls Are Easy (1988) and Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful (1992). She was previously married to Ken Rathjen and Terrence E. McNally.
17. Buddy Hackett
Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Brooklyn-born Buddy Hackett was known mainly as a nightclub comic, especially in Las Vegas, where he first performed in 1952 and wound up being one of the biggest headliners in that city's history. Hackett always referred to himself as a "saloon comic" and preferred the intimacy of his stage act--...
19. Joshua Close
Actor | Diary of the Dead
Grew up outside Toronto, Canada. Attended Ryerson University for Sociology. Attended Circle In The Square. Also writes and directs with his brother, Justin Close. His indie breakout was opposite Nick Stahl in the adaptation "Twist" by writer/director Jacob Tierney. Josh and his brother's first ...
20. Richard Basehart
Actor | Moby Dick
Richard Basehart came to Hollywood in 1947, after beginning an acting career on Broadway. He made his mark in the gritty film-noir classic He Walked by Night (1948), among others, and proved his versatility in several international productions, most notably in Federico Fellini's poignant masterpiece...
21. Fredric March
Actor | The Best Years of Our Lives
Fredric March began a career in banking but in 1920 found himself cast as an extra in films being produced in New York. He starred on the Broadway stage first in 1926 and would return there between screen appearances later on. He won plaudits (and an Academy Award nomination) for his send-up of ...
Actor | Seven Days
Jonathan is the youngest of three brothers. Older brother, Anthony LaPaglia, is also an actor. Middle brother, Michael, is a car wholesaler in Los Angeles. His parents are, Eddie LaPaglia, an Australian auto dealership owner, and Maria, a secretary. He initially wanted to pursue fine arts as a ...
26. Shar Jackson
Actress | Good Burger
Sharisse Jackson was born in Boston, Massachusetts on August 31, 1976. Jackson is of African American and Cherokee descent on her mother's side, and of Puerto Rican and Mexican descent on her father's side. Shar Jackson has been acting since the age of three when she enrolled in the Al Fann ...
27. Noble Willingham
Actor | City Slickers
Noble Willingham has appeared in more than 30 feature films, including Up Close & Personal (1996), Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Chinatown (1974), Good Morning, Vietnam, City Slickers, City Slickers II, and The Distinguished Gentleman. He was born in the small town of Mineola, Texas, east ...
29. Debbie Gibson
Soundtrack | Summer of Dreams
Deborah Gibson is a creative force in the entertainment industry who does it all! She has single handedly transcended music and entertainment trends and fads. Deborah stands poised at the top, embarking on the second phase of her hugely successful pop career.
Deborah Gibson exploded on the pop music...
30. Jack Thompson
Actor | 'Breaker' Morant
Australian actor Jack Thompson was born John Hadley Payne on August 31, 1940 in Manly, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney. Outside of Oz, he is best known for his appearances in The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978), Breaker Morant (1980), The Man from Snowy River (1982), Midnight in the Garden of...
32. Carole Wells
Actress | National Velvet
Carole started working in television and motion pictures at the age of 12. Her first commercial was Dial Soap, then cast on the "Eddie Fisher Coke Time". She played a young "Lizzy" in her first film by the same name. She continued to co-star in most of the television shows in the late fifties, ...
33. Jaime Gomez
Actor | Training Day
Jaime Gomez was born and raised in the Southern California sunshine. College was for the studying of art history and literature as well the history of the world and his personal favorite, philosophy. Jaime has had a successful acting career spanning 20 years. He's best known for his role in the hit...
35. Caroline Cossey
Self | 3-2-1
Caroline Cossey (whose professional name is Tula) was born on August 31, 1954 in Brooke, England, United Kingdom, with male sex organs, under the name Barry Cossey. Throughout her teenage years, even though anatomically she was a male, she was extremely feminine, tall, very thin, and often was ...
37. Todd Carty
Actor | Tucker's Luck
Todd Carty was born on the 31st August 1963. He began his career at the age of four filming television commercials. Carty made his stage debut at the New London Theatre Drury Lane, where he played the leading role of "Lionel!" in the musical based on the life of Lionel Bart. He went on to work on ...
40. Mickie James
Actress | TNA Impact! Wrestling
Mickie James was born on August 31, 1979 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Mickie Laree James. She is an actress, known for TNA Impact! Wrestling (2004), Psych (2006) and WWE Superstars (2009). She has been married to Nick Aldis since December 31, 2015. They have one child.
Actress | It's a Wonderful Life
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on August 31, 1907, Argentina Brunetti began her show business career at the age of three with a walk-on role in the opera "Cavelaria Rusticana", and followed her famous mother Mimi Aguglia's footsteps in the theater, performing supporting roles on stages throughout...
46. Marcia Clark
Actress | Pretty Little Liars
Marcia Clark was born on August 31, 1953 in Berkeley, California, USA as Marcia Rachel Kleks. She is an actress and producer, known for Pretty Little Liars (2010), O.J.: Made in America (2016) and Guilt by Association (2015). She was previously married to Gordon Tolls Clark and Gabriel Horowitz.
47. George Sewell
Actor | UFO
British leading actor whose tough, pockmarked features belied a soft voice and cultivated manner. Sewell was born in East London, the son of a printer. After brief service in the RAF during the closing stages of World War II, he held down a wide variety of short-lived jobs, including as carpenter, ...
49. Anthony Bate
Actor | Smiley's People
An immaculate gent of sober appearance and cultivated presence, Bate was seemingly destined to play spymasters and senior civil servants. Lean, pale-eyed and of deceptively mild intonation, he was capable of unnervingly icy composure, never more effectively displayed than as the chameleon-like ...
50. Phina Oruche
Actress | The Forsaken
In 2012 she made a return to TV on BBC1 drama Doctors, after taking time off to raise her son. In 2012 she featured as the celebrity bedtime story reader reading a story a day for children the week of the Queens Diamond jubilee. Also featured as a special correspondent on North West tonight ...