Birth Date between 1956-01-01 and 1956-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
51. Stepfanie Kramer
Actress | Hunter
In her iconic role as Sgt Dee Dee McCall, from 1984 to 1990, she helped to make the NBC hit series "Hunter" a true international hit with a fan base around the world. Her strong portrayal became a powerful positive influence for many women and helped to change how women were seen in crime dramas ...
52. Kimberly Beck
Actress | Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
Kimberly Beck was born on January 9, 1956 in Glendale, California, USA. She is known for her work on Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984), The Big Blue (1988) and Independence Day (1996). She has been married to Jason Clark since December 28, 1988. They have two children. She was previously ...
55. Mark Rolston
Actor | The Shawshank Redemption
Mark knew he wanted to be an actor at age nine; he took his career and studies to Europe to fulfill his dream. Once there, he was asked by five major acting schools to join them. He chose the Drama Centre London where he studied for five years. Then, Mark beat out 2,000 others for an important ...
56. Vladimir Kulich
Actor | The Equalizer
Vladimir Kulich was born in Prague and began his training at the State Theatre of Czechoslovakia. During the Soviet occupation his father, an advisor in the military arranged for his escape to Austria by bribing border guards. Arriving in Canada he was scouted by John Ferguson and became a ...
57. Jackée Harry
Actress | 227
Jackée Harry was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and reared from the age of nine in Harlem, New York, by her mother, Flossie. At the tender age of fourteen, Jackée landed the lead role of the King in her school's production of The King and I. Upon graduation from New York City's High School ...
58. Mel Harris
Actress | K-9
Mel Harris will next be seen in the role of Nadine Davies on Hulu's new series Shut Eye. Harris is an American actress, writer and director, best known for her portrayal of Hope Steadman on the critically acclaimed, Emmy award winning series, thirtysomething, for which she received a Golden Globe ...
59. Rob Paulsen
Actor | Animaniacs
Rob Paulsen was born on March 11, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Robert Fredrick Paulsen III. He is an actor, known for Animaniacs (1993), Pinky and the Brain (1995) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012). He has been married to Parrish Todd since 1983. They have one child. He was previously ...
60. Paige O'Hara
Actress | Beauty and the Beast
Paige O'Hara was born on May 10, 1956 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA as Donna Paige Helmintoller. She is an actress, known for Beauty and the Beast (1991), Enchanted (2007) and Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997). She is married to Michael Piontek.
61. Gary Ross
Writer | Pleasantville
Gary Ross is an American writer, director and actor born November 3rd, 1956 in Los Angeles, California. His father was screenwriter Arthur A. Ross (1920 - 2008). After writing for television series The Hitchhiker (1983) in 1986, Ross broke through by penning the Tom Hanks hit Big (1988), his first ...
62. Lewis Smith
Lewis Smith was born on August 1, 1956 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Lewis Collie Smith. He is an actor and director, known for The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984), Wyatt Earp (1994) and The Man Who Fell to Earth (1987).
63. Holly Fulger
Actress | Anything But Love
A native of Lakewood, Ohio, Holly studied stage acting in Chicago with the acclaimed Remains Theatre Co., where she starred in the American premiere of "Road", "Our Country's Good" and "Lloyd's Prayer", and plays at the Goodman Theatre with Tony award-winning director Robert Falls. She has been ...
66. Lisa Eilbacher
Actress | Beverly Hills Cop
Lisa Eilbacher was born in Saudi Arabia, the daughter of an oil company executive. She spent her most formative years in Paris. After moving to Beverly Hills, California with her family, she soon appeared on television on episodes of Wagon Train (1957), Laredo (1965), My Three Sons (1960), and ...
67. Delta Burke
Actress | Designing Women
Delta Burke is best known for her portrayal as Suzanne Sugarbaker in CBS' Designing Women (1986), which ran for *seven* seasons and for which she received two Emmy nominations for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. When a teenager she represented Florida in the Miss America Pageant, and won a talent ...
69. David Alan Grier
Actor | In Living Color
David Alan Grier was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Aretas Ruth (Dudley), a schoolteacher, and William Henry Grier, a psychiatrist and writer. He trained in Shakespeare at Yale University, where he received an MFA from the Yale School of Drama.
Grier began his professional career on Broadway as ...
70. Ron Donachie
Actor | Titanic
Ron Donachie was born Ronald Eaglesham Porter on April 26, 1956 in Dundee, Tayside, Scotland. He was educated at Madras College, St. Andrews and Glasgow University, from where he graduated with an M.A (Hons.) in English Literature and Drama in 1979. After a year working as a navvy, he joined the ...
72. Lisa Niemi
Actress | One Last Dance
Lisa Niemi was born on May 26, 1956 in Houston, Texas, USA as Lisa Anne Haapaniemi. She is an actress and director, known for One Last Dance (2003), She's Having a Baby (1988) and Super Force (1990). She has been married to Albert DePrisco since May 25, 2014. She was previously married to Patrick ...
73. Kar-Wai Wong
Writer | Yi dai zong shi
Wong Kar-wai (born 17 July 1956) is a Hong Kong Second Wave filmmaker, internationally renowned as an auteur for his visually unique, highly stylised, emotionally resonant work, including Ah fei zing zyun (1990), Dung che sai duk (1994), Chung Hing sam lam (1994), Do lok tin si (1995), Chun gwong ...
74. Robert Romanus
Actor | Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Robert Romanus is an American film/television actor and musician. He played ticket scalper Mike Damone in the 1982 comedy Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), and Natalie Green's boyfriend Snake on The Facts of Life (1979).
Robert is the son of Eileen (Maloof) and Raymond Romanos, a doctor. His ...
76. Peter Frechette
Actor | Inside Man
Born and raised in Coventry, Rhode Island, Peter Frechette earned a B.F.A. in Theater from the University of Rhode Island before moving to New York City to pursue acting there on stage. He earned Tony Award nominations for his performances in the play Eastern Standard which played on Broadway, and ...
79. Hart Bochner
Actor | Die Hard
Hart Matthew Bochner was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Ruth (Roher), a concert pianist, and Lloyd Bochner, an actor. He is of Russian Jewish and Ukrainian Jewish descent. Hart made his feature film debut portraying George C. Scott's son in Ernest Hemingway's Islands in the Stream (1977) and ...
80. Tony Gilroy
Writer | Michael Clayton
Tony Gilroy was born in Manhattan, New York, New York, USA; and raised in upstate New York. His father, Frank D. Gilroy, was a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, director, and screenwriter. Tony has penned many films, including The Devil's Advocate (1997) and The Cutting Edge (1992).
81. Kathleen Beller
Actress | The Godfather: Part II
Kathleen Beller was born on February 19, 1956 in Westchester, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for The Godfather: Part II (1974), The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982) and Dynasty (1981). She has been married to Thomas Dolby since July 2, 1988. They have three children. She was previously ...
82. Chris Carter
Writer | The X Files
Born and raised in Bellflower, California, Chris Carter graduated from the California State University at Long Beach with a degree in journalism. Formerly a freelance journalist and editor of "Surfing" magazine, Carter began his career as a screenwriter in 1985 at The Walt Disney Studios. In 1992 ...
83. Audrey Landers
Actress | 1941
Audrey Landers is an accomplished actress, singer, writer, composer and producer. She is best known to fans all over the world for her memorable role as Afton Cooper for eight years on Dallas (1978), her controversial Playboy pictorial (with her clothes on) and hundreds of television gigs in the ...
85. Jerry Hall
Actress | Batman
Born July 2, 1956 in Gonzales, Texas, to John Printes Hall (May 11, 1918-June 21, 1977) and Marjorie Nell Hall née Sheffield (October 15,1924-February 5, 2013), she was one of five daughters, including her twin, Terry Jaye, moved with her family to Mesquite, a nearby working-class town, when she ...
86. Janet Hubert
Actress | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Janet Louise Hubert was born in Chicago, IL. She is best known for playing the sassy, witty, outgoing, protective mom on the hit TV sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990).
Janet Hubert spent most of her childhood growing up in Momence, IL. That changed when she won a scholarship to Julliard ...
88. Richard Karn
Actor | Home Improvement
Richard Karn was born on February 17, 1956, in Seattle, Washington, the son of Gene and Louise Wilson. He has a sister named Sue. His birth name was Richard Karn Wilson, but he shortened it to Richard Karn because there was already a Richard Wilson registered with the Screen Actors Guild.
He did his...
89. Kevin Dunn
Actor | Transformers
Kevin Dunn was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1956. He is an American actor who has made over 100 appearances in both TV and film.
One of his earliest roles was in the Alan Parker film Mississippi Burning (1988) with Gene Hackman and Willem Dafoe. He followed this up with Kathryn Bigelow's Blue Steel...
90. Sheryl Lee Ralph
Actress | Oliver & Company
Sheryl Lee Ralph was born December 30, 1956 in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA. She is known for her roles in Moesha (1996), Its A Living (1980), and Instant Mom (2013). Her Career Began in the late 1970s. She has been Married to Vincent Hughes since July 30, 2005 a Pennsylvania state senator. She was ...
91. Casey Sander
Actor | The Big Bang Theory
Actor Casey Sander has been a seasoned Hollywood veteran for over thirty years, since moving to Los Angeles from Washington State. Sander started his career doing comedy with The Groundlings. Since then, he has been seen in over 300 episodes of television shows, 25 movies of the week, 18 feature ...
92. Kelly Ward
Actor | Grease
Kelly is the son of Don and Bonnie Ward, who have been active in theatre in San Diego for decades. Along with his brother Kirby Ward (For the Boys (1991)) and sister, Kelly appeared in numerous theatre productions in and around San Diego while growing up. They were often either directed or ...
93. Amanda Burton
Actress | Silent Witness
Amanda Burton was born and raised in Derry, Northern Ireland. Leaving aged 18 to train as an actress at Manchester Polytechnic School of Theatre. Amanda has since become one of Britain's most respected and admired actresses often taking on leading strong roles in dramas. She is the mother of two ...
95. John Laughlin
Actor | The Rock
Actor John Laughlin has had a remarkable career spanning several decades.
At 19, John felt compelled to pursue his passion and moved to Los Angeles to learn his craft and become a serious actor. He initially went about it by taking two years at the Film Industry Workshop and then went on to study ...
96. Natalie West
Actress | Nate and Margaret
Thespian Natalie West ignited her stage career in the early-eighties in numerous productions of theaters in Chicago, including the Goodman, Northlight, and Steppenwolf. On screen, West is best known as Crystal Anderson-Connor in the television series Roseanne (1988); although a primary member of ...
97. Brian Benben
Actor | Dream On
Charming, compactly built, extremely affable American actor Brian Edward Benben was born on June 18, 1956 in Winchester, Virginia, to Gloria Patricia (Coffman) and Peter Michael Benben, Sr., a produce buyer. His paternal grandparents were Polish.
Deciding on an acting career while quite young, he ...
99. Anil Kapoor
Actor | Slumdog Millionaire
Living in a Chawl in Tilak Nagar, Punjabi-speaking Anil was born in 1959 to Surinder and Nirmal aka Suchitra Kapoor. He has an elder brother, Boney, a sister, Reena, and a younger brother, Sanjay. His dad used to be Shammi Kapoor's Secretary.
A loner, without many friends, he studied in the nearby ...