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by seeskwayrd221 | created - 13 Oct 2013 | updated - 10 months ago | Public

2/21/1978

1. Sam Peckinpah

Writer | The Wild Bunch

"If they move", commands stern-eyed William Holden, "kill 'em". So begins The Wild Bunch (1969), Sam Peckinpah's bloody, high-body-count eulogy to the mythologized Old West. "Pouring new wine into the bottle of the Western, Peckinpah explodes the bottle", observed critic Pauline Kael. That ...

1925-1984

2. Rue McClanahan

Actress | The Golden Girls

A New York stage actress in the 1950s, McClanahan was plucked from the stage by Norman Lear for roles on All in the Family (1971) and later Maude (1972). For two years (1982 - 1984), she played "Aunt Fran" on Mama's Family (1983) until her character was killed off and she joined the cast of Golden ...

1934-2010

3. David Geffen

Producer | Little Shop of Horrors

David Geffen was born in Borough Park, Brooklyn, New York, to Abraham and Batya Geffen. He has an older brother Mitchell. Although his grades in school were generally poor, he credits his shopkeeper mother with teaching him his business skills, especially since his father died when Geffen was 16. ...

1943-

4. Anthony Daniels

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Initially not a science fiction fan, theatre actor Anthony Daniels was persuaded by his agent to meet George Lucas for the casting of C-3PO in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977). He went on to perform the character, both his voice and body in the suit, for all the episodic Star Wars films ...

1946-

5. Alan Rickman

Actor | Die Hard

Alan Rickman was born on a council estate in Acton, West London, to Margaret Doreen Rose (Bartlett), of English and Welsh descent, and Bernard Rickman, of Irish descent, who worked at a factory. Alan Rickman had an older brother (David), a younger brother (Michael), and a younger sister (Sheila). ...

1946-2016

6. Jerry Harrison

Soundtrack | Virtuosity

Jerry Harrison was born on February 21, 1949 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He is an actor and composer, known for Virtuosity (1995), The X Files (1998) and Finch (2021).

1949-

7. Larry Drake

Actor | Darkman

Larry Drake was born on February 21, 1950 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Darkman (1990), The Karate Kid (1984) and L.A. Law (1986). He was previously married to Ruth de Sosa. He died on March 17, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1949–2016

8. Christine Ebersole

Actress | The Wolf of Wall Street

Christine Ebersole was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Marian Esther (Goodley) and Robert Amos Ebersole, a steel company president. She won the 2007 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her work in "Grey Gardens". Previously, she was awarded the Drama Desk Award, the Outer Critics Circle ...

1953-

9. William Petersen

Producer | CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

William Petersen was born on February 21, 1953 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. He is a producer and actor, known for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), Manhunter (1986) and To Live and Die in L.A. (1985). He has been married to Gina Cirone since June 14, 2003. They have two children. He was ...

1953-

10. Kelsey Grammer

Actor | Cheers

A six-time Emmy Award winner, Kelsey Grammer was born in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, to Sally (Cranmer), a singer, and Frank Allen Grammer, Jr., a musician and restaurateur, who were from the mainland. He was raised in New Jersey and Florida. Grammer was drawn to the works of William ...

1955-

11. Mary Chapin Carpenter

Soundtrack | Tin Cup

Mary Chapin Carpenter was born on February 21, 1958 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. She is an actress and composer, known for Tin Cup (1996), It Could Happen to You (1994) and Bye Bye Love (1995).

1958-

12. Kim Coates

Actor | Bad Blood

Kim's film career began in 1991 with The Last Boy Scout. Two Warner Brothers' hits followed: Innocent Blood and The Client. Since that time he has starred in over forty films, including Academy Award winners Black Hawk Down directed by Ridley Scott, and Pearl Harbor directed by Michael Bay. Other ...

1958

13. Denise Dowse

Actress | Ray

Denise Dowse was born on February 21, 1958 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. She was an actress and director, known for Ray (2004), Pleasantville (1998) and Bio-Dome (1996). She died on August 13, 2022 in California, USA.

1958-

14. Jake Steinfeld

Actor | Coming to America

Jake Steinfeld was born on February 21, 1958 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Coming to America (1988), Ratatouille (2007) and Tough Guys (1986). He has been married to Tracey L Morrison since December 1988. They have four children.

1958-

15. Christopher Atkins

Actor | The Blue Lagoon

Christopher Atkins was born on February 21, 1961 in Rye, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Blue Lagoon (1980), The Pirate Movie (1982) and Chinaman's Chance: America's Other Slaves (2008). He was previously married to Lyn Barron.

1961-

16. William Baldwin

Actor | Backdraft

William Baldwin has distinguished himself as an actor/producer/writer who continues to showcase his multitude of talents in the world of film and television.

Baldwin has a busy year ahead starring in several high-profile upcoming projects. He is currently travelling the world shooting back-to-back ...

1963-

17. Aunjanue Ellis

Actress | King Richard

Aunjanue Ellis was born in San Francisco, California. She graduated from the Brown University, and later attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

During her career, Ellis performed on Off-Broadway theater, appeared in many film, and had roles on television. In film, she is best known...

1969 -

18. Eric Wilson

Soundtrack | Knocked Up

Eric Wilson was born on February 21, 1970 in Long Beach, California, USA. He is an actor and composer, known for Knocked Up (2007), Idle Hands (1999) and Can't Hardly Wait (1998).

1970-

19. Randy Blythe

Soundtrack | Bill & Ted Face the Music

Randy Blythe was born on February 21, 1971 in Virginia, USA. He is an actor, known for Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020), Reality Bath and The Graves (2009).

1971-

20. Michael McIntyre

Producer | The Wheel

Michael McIntyre was born on February 21, 1976 in Merton, London, England, UK. He is a writer and actor, known for The Wheel, Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow (2009) and Michael McIntyre's Big Show (2015). He has been married to Kitty Ward since 2003. They have two children.

1976-

21. Jennifer Love Hewitt

Actress | I Know What You Did Last Summer

Jennifer Love Hewitt was born in Waco, Texas, to Patricia Mae (Shipp), a speech-language pathologist, and Herbert Daniel Hewitt, a medical technician. She has English, Italian, French, Scottish, and German ancestry. She got her first name from her older brother Todd Daniel Hewitt (b. November 8, ...

1979-

22. Jordan Peele

Writer | Get Out

Jordan Haworth Peele attended Sarah Lawrence College as a member of the class of 2001. His mother is white and his father is black. Jordan is married to comedian Chelsea Peretti, with whom he has a son.

He is known for co-writing and starring in the comedy Keanu (2016), opposite his close friend ...

1979-

23. Tituss Burgess

Actor | Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Tituss Burgess was born on February 21, 1979 in Athens, Georgia, USA. He is an actor, known for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015), Dolemite Is My Name (2019) and Central Park (2020).

1979-

24. Brendan Sexton III

Actor | Don't Breathe 2

Born in Staten Island, New York, Sexton made his film debut at age 14 in Todd Solondz's Welcome to the Dollhouse playing the troubled bully Brandon McCarthy, for which he was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. He was the lead in Hurricane Streets, which won 3 awards at Sundance, and also ...

1980-

25. Tyrus

Actor | Stand on It!

Tyrus is an Actor, Author, Professional Wrestler and Political New Commentator. His birth name is George Murdoch, though he's most widely known as "Tyrus" and formally known as Brodus Clay or The Funkasaurus.

Tyrus resides in Louisiana, but spends much of his time between New York and Los Angeles, ...

1980-

26. Mélanie Laurent

Actress | Inglourious Basterds

Mélanie Laurent was born in Paris, France. She is the daughter of Annick, a ballet teacher, and Pierre, a voice actor, who is most recognized for the French version of The Simpsons (1989). She has a younger brother, Mathieu, and has both Sephardi Jewish (from Tunisia) and Ashkenazi Jewish (from ...

1983-

27. Elliot Page

Actor | Juno

Elliot Page was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia to Martha Philpotts, a teacher, and Dennis Page, a graphic designer. Page wanted to start acting at an early age and attended the Neptune Theater School. They began their career at the age of 10 on the award-winning television series Pit Pony (1999), for...

1987

28. Scout Taylor-Compton

Actress | Halloween

Scout Taylor-Compton began acting with a featured role in the A.F.I. film A.W.O.L (2006) starring David Morse. Since then, her performances in seven independent films, over fifteen student films, and three music videos formed a firm foundation that led to her leading role in MGM's Sleepover (2004). ...

1989-

29. Sophie Turner

Actress | Game of Thrones

Sophie Belinda Jonas (née Turner; born February 21, 1996) is an English actress. Turner made her professional acting debut as Sansa Stark on the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011) (2011-2019), which brought her international recognition and critical praise. For her performance, ...

1996



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