Birthdays: December 29by bcampos862 | created - 29 Dec 2015 | updated - 4 weeks ago | Public
1. Ennis Esmer
Actor | Blindspot
Ennis Esmer originally came to Toronto from Ankara, Turkey, at the age of 3. He trained at Second City while attending the fine arts high school Earl Haig. He made it through three years of theatre training at York University before getting the boot, while spending much of the early 2000s working ...
2. Aled Jones
Soundtrack | Snow Falling on Cedars
Aled Jones was born in Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales, by caesarean section on December 29th 1970. His mother, Nest, was a primary school teacher, his father, Derek, an engineer. He is an only child, and was raised in the tiny village of Llandegfan on the island of Anglesey. Until the age of almost five, ...
7. Ali Hillis
Actress | Mass Effect 3
Ali Hillis was born on December 29, 1978 in Huntington Beach, California, USA as Alecia Deann Hillis. She is an actress, known for Mass Effect 3 (2012), Must Love Dogs (2005) and Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (2013). She has been married to Matt Swartz since August 2, 2008.
8. Alison Brie
Actress | GLOW
Alison Brie was born in Hollywood, California, to Joanne (Brenner), who worked at a non-profit child care agency, and Charles Terry Schermerhorn, a musician and entertainment reporter. Her mother is Jewish and her father has Scottish, Dutch, English, German, and Norwegian ancestry. Brie grew up in ...
Actress | Rise of the Damned
Ashleigh Banfield was born on December 29, 1967 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Ashleigh Dennistoun Banfield. She is an actress and producer, known for Rise of the Damned (2011), Breaking Bad (2008) and Don't Look Up (2021). She has been married to Chris Haynor since December 29, 2017. She was ...
13. Barbara Read
Actress | Make Way for Tomorrow
Barbara Read was born on December 29, 1917 in Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada. She was an actress, known for Make Way for Tomorrow (1937), Three Smart Girls (1936) and The Spellbinder (1939). She was married to William Talman, Bill Josephy and William Paul III. She died on December 11, 1963 in Laguna ...
14. Barbara Steele
Actress | La maschera del demonio
The most beautiful star of the greatest horror masterpiece of Italian film, Black Sunday (1960): Barbara Steele was born on December 29, 1937 in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England. Barbara is loved by her fans for her talent, intelligence, and a dark mysterious beauty that is unique; her face epitomizes...
15. Barry Atsma
Actor | The Hitman's Bodyguard
Barry Atsma is a versatile and much appraised actor, both in films, TV-series and in the theatre. He became very popular with his part in the hit film Stricken (Komt een vrouw bij de dokter), for which he was awarded the Gouden Kalf for Best Actor. Since then he is one of the most sought-after ...
16. Bernard Cribbins
Actor | The Railway Children
An actor since the age of 14, Bernard Cribbins had become a major star on the London stage by his mid-20s, but it was another ten years before he became a national star by his success in film comedies and with a string of hit records. He appeared in several of the "Carry On" series, and also ...
17. Bill Aucoin
Producer | Flipside
Bill Aucoin was born on December 29, 1943 in Ayers, Massachusetts, USA as William Martin Aucoin. He was a producer and director, known for Flipside (1973), Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978) and Kiss: Beyond the Makeup (2001). He died on June 28, 2010 in Aventura, Florida, USA.
18. Brad Grey
Producer | The Departed
Brad Grey was born on December 29, 1957 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Bradley Alan Grey. He was a producer, known for The Departed (2006), The Sopranos (1999) and The Larry Sanders Show (1992). He was married to Cassandra Huysentuyt and Jill Gutterson. He died on May 14, 2017 in ...
19. Brady Smith
Actor | Parks and Recreation
Brady Smith, a Texas native, moved to Los Angeles, without knowing a single person there. He eventually landed a series regular role on the pilot, According to Bex (2005) (aka "Everything I Know About Men"), directed by James Burrows. He has appeared in numerous television shows, including White ...
23. Charlotte Riley
Actress | In the Heart of the Sea
Charlotte Riley is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Catherine Earnshaw in ITV's adaptation of Wuthering Heights (2009).
Riley was born in Grindon, County Durham. In 2004, she won the Sunday Times' Playwriting Award for "Shaking Cecilia", which she co-wrote with Tiffany Wood.
24. Claire Dodd
Actress | Roberta
She was born Dorothy Arlene Dodd on December 29, 1911 in Baxter, Iowa when her Little Rock, Arkansas parents were on a trip to Des Moines. Her father was a doctor who abandoned her and her mother before she was ten years old. Her mother suffered from tuberculosis and Dorothy was forced to support ...
26. Crawford Gates
Composer | And Should We Die
Composer, conductor and educator. He was educated at the College of the Pacific, Columbia University, San Jose State College (BA), Brigham Young University (MA), and the University of Rochester (Ph.D.). He also studied with Ernst Toch, Howard Hanson, Bernard Rogers, and LeRoy Robertson. He ...
27. Crystal Mantecon
Crystal Mantecon was born on December 29, 1981 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Crystal Rose Mantecón. She is an actress and producer, known for Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008), Road House 2: Last Call (2006) and Prison Break (2005).
28. Danny McBride
Actor | Pineapple Express
Danny McBride was born on December 29, 1976 in Statesboro, Georgia, USA as Daniel Richard McBride. He is a writer and actor, known for Pineapple Express (2008), Vice Principals (2016) and Up in the Air (2009). He has been married to Gia Ruiz since October 9, 2010. They have one child.
31. Dexter Holland
Soundtrack | Bubble Boy
One of the greatest punk vocalists in rock history, Bryan Keith Holland was born two days before the end of 1965 in Orange County, California to a father who was a hospital-administrator and a mother who was a school teacher. He is the third of four children of his family. Holland has cited bands/...
32. Diego Luna
Actor | Rogue One
Diego Luna Alexander was born on December 29, 1979 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Alejandro Luna and Fiona Alexander, who worked as a costume designer. His father is Mexican and his mother was British, of Scottish and English descent. His mother died when Diego was only two, in a car accident. He soon ...
Actor | Café Wernicke
Dieter Thomas Heck was born on December 29, 1937 in Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany as Carl Dieter Heckscher. He was an actor and writer, known for Café Wernicke (1980), Praxis Bülowbogen (1987) and ZDF Hitparade (1969). He was married to Ragnhild Möller and Edda Heck. He died on...
34. Dina Merrill
Actress | The Player
It would have been pretty difficult for willowy actress/model Dina Merrill to have pulled off playing a commoner on stage, film or TV in her day. She reeked of elegance and class. The epitome of style, poise and glamour, the New York-born socialite and celebrity was born Nedenia Marjorie Hutton on ...
35. Dome Karukoski
Director | Tom of Finland
Dome Karukoski moved to Finland from Cyprus, when he was 5. His mother is a Finnish journalist and his father an American actor.
He is bilingual with Swedish and Finnish.
He was selected to the University of Art and Design of Helsinki in 1999. That year, three students were selected to become students...
36. Dylan Minnette
Actor | Prisoners
Dylan Christopher Minnette was born December 29, 1996 in Evansville, Indiana, to Robyn and Craig Minnette. Scouted by an agent in Chicago, Dylan began work on commercial modeling and acting at the age of seven. He later relocated to Los Angeles, CA to continue his acting career.
Dylan scored his ...
37. Ed Flanders
Actor | St. Elsewhere
Ed Flanders was born on December 29, 1934 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Edward Paul Flanders. He was an actor, known for St. Elsewhere (1982), The Exorcist III (1990) and The Ninth Configuration (1980). He was married to Cody Lambert, Ellen Geer and Bennye Kelly. He died on February 22, 1995 in...
42. Forrest Taylor
Actor | Shadow of Chinatown
Minor American character actor Forrest Taylor was a veteran of the stage by the time he started appearing as a silent lead in both short and feature-length films. He went on to appear in hundreds of secondary "B" movies, although his name does not appear in a large percentage of them. Taylor was ...
44. Freda Jackson
Actress | Clash of the Titans
Freda Jackson was born in Nottingham, England in 1908, the daughter of a railway porter. After studying at High Pavement School and the University College there, she became a schoolteacher but gave up her career to study acting at the Royal College of Art, in London. Her first professional stage ...
45. Freddy Buache
Freddy Buache was born on December 29, 1924 in Lausanne, Switzerland. He was an actor and writer, known for Michel Mitrani: Une certaine idée de la télévision (2006), La nuit de l'éclusier (1989) and Liebeserklärung (1988). He was married to Marie-Magdeleine Brumagne...
46. Gelsey Kirkland
Actress | The Nutcracker
Innocent-looking, girlish and pretty, this diminutive and emotional legendary ballerina has had more drama in her real-life than there ever was onstage. While she was called by Mikhail Baryshnikov, himself, "the best of her generation", she was probably more famous for her raging cocaine addiction ...
47. Giorgio Capitani
Director | Il maresciallo Rocca
Giorgio Capitani was born on December 29, 1927 in Paris, Île-de-France, France. He was a director and writer, known for Il maresciallo Rocca (1996), Il piccolo vetraio (1955) and Mussolini's Daughter (2005). He died on March 25, 2017 in Viterbo, Lazio, Italy.
Actor | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Iain De Caestecker is a Scottish actor. He went to Hillhead Primary School and successfully completed an HND in Acting and Performance at Langside College.
He played the lead in two high-profile BBC series - BAFTA-winning The Fades and Young James Herriot (both 2011). The latter earned him a ...
49. Inga Swenson
Actress | The Miracle Worker
Inga Swenson was born on December 29, 1932 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She is an actress, known for The Miracle Worker (1962), Benson (1979) and North & South: Book 1, North & South (1985). She has been married to Lowell Harris since February 21, 1953. They have two children.
50. Ingrid Torrance
Actress | Double Jeopardy
Ingrid Torrance, actor, coach, producer, director, and author has appeared in numerous movies and television series since 1994. She has also been an acting teacher since 1995 and an on set and off set coach since 1998. Ingrid has worked on such shows as Once Upon a Time (2011), The Killing (2011), ...
51. Jane Levy
Actress | Evil Dead
Jane Levy was born on 29 December 1989. She was born in California, USA. Jane attended Sir Francis Drake High School in San Anselmo, California. While in school, she was on the hip hop dancing team and was captain of the soccer team. During that time, she also appeared in Community Theater ...
Actor | Famous in Love
Jason-Shane Scott was born in Los Angeles and moved to Reno, Nevada at the age of two. Jason's mother wanted to name him Jason but his father had adamantly always dreamed his son being named Shane after the classic film of the same name. They compromised, thus leading to Jason-Shane's hyphened ...
56. Jennifer Ehle
Actress | Zero Dark Thirty
Jennifer Ehle was born on December 29, 1969 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA as Jennifer Anne Ehle. She is an actress, known for Zero Dark Thirty (2012), A Quiet Passion (2016) and Little Men (2016). She has been married to Michael Scott Ryan since November 29, 2001. They have two children.
57. Jeremy Geffen
Was president and CEO of Creative Rights Group.
58. Jo Van Fleet
Actress | East of Eden
Jo Van Fleet was born on December 29, 1915 in Oakland, California. She established herself as a notable dramatic actress on Broadway over several years, winning a Tony Award in 1954 for her skill in a difficult role, playing an unsympathetic, even abusive character, in Horton Foote's "The Trip to ...
59. Joel M. Reed
Director | Killer Zombies from the Titanic
Joel M. Reed was born on December 29, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Joel Melvin Reed. He was an actor and director, known for Killer Zombies from the Titanic, Wit's End (1971) and The Renegade Ghouls of Kaplan's Swamp. He died on April 14, 2020 in Queens, New York City.
61. John Bolton
Actor | Gossip Girl
John Bolton is best known as a New York/Broadway theater actor. In 2017, Bolton can be seen as Vlad Popov in the new Broadway musical of Anastasia. He has appeared many Tony Award-Winning productions including Spamalot, Contact and Titanic. He originated the role of The Old Man (Mr Parker) in the ...
62. John Newton
Actor | Alive
John Newton was born on December 29, 1965 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA as John Haymes Newton. He is an actor, known for Alive (1993), The Christmas Card (2006) and Melrose Place (1992). He has been married to Jennifer Newton since October 7, 2006. They have one child.
63. Jon Polito
Actor | The Crow
A veteran of nearly 100 films, Jon Polito is most recognized for his work with The Coen brothers, as well as his many television appearances as a series regular and guest star. Notable motion picture roles include: Millers Crossing, Barton Fink, The Man Who Wasn't There, The Crow, Blankman, and The...
64. Jon Voight
Actor | Midnight Cowboy
Jon Voight is an American actor of German and Slovak descent. He has won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role as paraplegic Vietnam War veteran Luke Martin in the war film "Coming Home" (1978). He has also been nominated for the same award other two times. He was first ...
66. Jude Law
Actor | The Talented Mr. Ripley
Jude Law is an English actor. Law has been nominated for two Academy Awards and continues to build a prolific body of work that spans from early successes such as Gattaca (1997) and The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) to more recent turns as Dr. John Watson in Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Sherlock Holmes:...
68. Kate Ford
Actress | Coronation Street
Kate Ford was born on December 29, 1976 in Salford, England as Kate Elizabeth Ford. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Blue Murder (2003) and Club Le Monde (2002). She has been married to Jon Connerty since October 13, 2007. They have one child.
Actress | Gone
Born on December 29, 1977 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US as Katherine Sian Moennig, she is an American actress and producer, best known for the role of Shane McCutcheon in The L Word (2004). Her father was William H. Moennig III and her mother was Mary Zahn, a Broadway dancer. She is of Irish ...
72. Kevin Weisman
Actor | Alias
Veteran of stage and screen, Kevin Weisman became internationally known for his work as "Marshall Flinkman" on the JJ Abrams/Jennifer Garner series, 'Alias', which ran for five critically acclaimed seasons on ABC. TV Guide named Weisman one of television's 'Top Ten Scene Stealers', and he appeared ...
73. Kimberly Russell
Actress | Precious
Kimberly Russell was born on December 29, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Kimberly Ann Russell. She is an actress and producer, known for Precious (2009), The Game (1997) and Ghost Dad (1990). She has been married to Michael Bonewitz since June 17, 2000. They have eight children.
75. Lauren Denham
Actress | The Founder
Lauren was born and raised in Central Florida. Her career on stage began at the age of 6 when she was given the lead role in a school play.
She began college when she was 16 and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration at the age of 20. Then she moved to London to pursue a ...
76. Lautaro Murúa
Actor | Shunko
Lautaro Murúa was one of the best actors in the Argentinean cinema. He was born in Chile and he resided in Argentina at the beginning of the fifties. He participated of the called renovation The Generation of the '60 acting in movies of Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, Rodolfo Khun, Manuel Antín, David José...
78. Leon Cole
79. Leonor Varela
Actress | Blade II
Leonor Varela was born on December 29, 1972 in Santiago de Chile, Chile, the daughter of Leonor Palma, a massage therapist, and Francisco Varela (Francisco Javier Varela Garcia), a biologist, neuroscientist, and philosopher. Her family fled to Costa Rica, leaving behind the dictatorship of Augusto ...
80. Lilly Wachowski
Writer | The Matrix
Director, writer, and producer Lilly Wachowski was born in 1967 in Chicago as Andrew Wachowski, the son of Lynne, a nurse and painter, and Ron, a businessman. Lilly was educated at Kellogg Elementary School in Chicago, before moving on to Whitney M. Young High School. After graduating from high ...
82. Mabel Pessen
Actress | Julián de madrugada
Sponatneous, friendly, and loved actress of Argentinian show business, Mabel Pessen started her career in the beginning of the 60s. She has played many characters as a distinguished supporting actress. In 1973, She got a bit part in the soap opera "Pobre Diabla" written by Alberto Migre, but her ...
83. Magnus Pyke
Actor | Watch This Space
Magnus Pyke was born on December 29, 1908 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Watch This Space (1980), Don't Ask Me (1974) and Thomas Dolby: She Blinded Me with Science (1982). He was married to Dorothea Vaughan. He died on October 19, 1992 in London.
Soundtrack | Y tu mamá también
Lead singer of Mexican pop band "Los Bukis". Formed Los Bukis along with brothers, cousins and friends in the early 1970s. Became very successful from the late 1970s, throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Los Bukis have become one Latin America's best-selling and most influential bands and are sometimes ...
Actress | Marie Antoinette
Daughter of Eva, the Baroness Erisso, and Major Glynn Faithfull, a WWII British spy. Recorded the first song written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, "As Tears Go By" (1964). Involved in a major drug scandal with Jagger, Richards and others, which ultimately turned public opinion favorably ...
88. Mary Tyler Moore
Actress | Ordinary People
Mary Tyler Moore was born in Flatbush, Brooklyn, on December 29, 1936. Moore's family relocated to California when she was eight. Her childhood was troubled, due in part to her mother's alcoholism. The eldest of three siblings, she attended a Catholic high school and married upon her graduation, in...
89. Matt Murphy
Actor | The Blues Brothers
Born in Sunflower, Mississippi, in 1929, Matt "Guitar" Murphy is known as one of the most respected sidemen in the blues. He has played on albums and in concerts for everyone from Memphis Slim and James Cotton to 'Bobby Blue Bland' and Junior Parker (he even made an appearance in The Blues Brothers...
91. Mekhi Phifer
Actor | ER
Mekhi Phifer was born in Harlem, Manhattan, and was raised by his mother, Rhoda, a high school teacher. Phifer's acting career began when he auditioned at an open casting call for director Spike Lee's Clockers (1995) and was selected for the leading role. Working alongside Harvey Keitel and Delroy ...
97. Nicola Graham
Actress | The #Hashtagged Show
Born and raised in Dallas, Nicola Graham graduated from Texas A&M University with a double-major in Management Information Systems and Finance. Nicola computer-consulted for 2 years with Accenture before moving to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams and has called it home ever since. Immediately upon ...
100. Oliver Hirschbiegel
Director | Das Experiment
Born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1957. In his teens he left high school and worked as a cooker in a boat.
Then he studied painting and graphism in the Academy of arts in Hamburg where he also started experimenting with video and photography. Those experimental movies attracted the attention of some ...