Birthdays: April 26by bcampos862 | created - 26 Apr 2015 | updated - 11 months ago | Public
Actress | Thunderball
Claudine Auger, a former Miss France 1st Runner-up (1958), received her dramatic training at the Paris Drama Conservatory and is best known to US / UK audiences as the stunning brunette "Domino" opposite Sean Connery in the James Bond thriller Thunderball (1965), She has kept fairly busy since her ...
Actor | Sucedió en el internado
Adrián Martel was born on April 26, 1948 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Pedro Julio César Martínez. He was an actor, known for Sucedió en el internado (1985), Comandos azules en acción (1980) and Women's Reformatory (1986). He died on February 21, 2013 in Balvanera, Capital Federal, ...
Actress | The Adventures of Pete & Pete
Alison Fanelli was born on April 26, 1979 in Northport, Long Island, New York, USA as Alison Sue Fanelli. She is an actress, known for The Adventures of Pete & Pete (1992), The Adventures of Pete & Pete: The Dot (1991) and The Adventures of Pete & Pete: Pete-Less (1991).
4. Amit Shah
Actor | The Hundred-Foot Journey
Amit Shah was born in North London in 1981. His parents were originally from Kenya and grandparents from Gujarat in India. His father is an accountant and mother a health-food shop manageress.
He had never acted until he was cast as the lead in his school play at the age of 16.
Amit went on to ...
5. Andy Secombe
Andy Secombe was born on April 26, 1953 in Mumbles Head, South Wales, UK as Andrew James Secombe. He is an actor and writer, known for Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) and Star Wars: Episode I - Racer (2000). He has been married ...
Producer | The Blues Brothers
Bernie Brillstein was born on April 26, 1931 in New York City, New York, USA as Bernard J. Brillstein. He is known for his work on The Blues Brothers (1980), Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989). He was married to Carrie Brillstein and Deborah Koskoff. He died on August 7, 2008 in Los ...
11. Bobby Rydell
Actor | Bye Bye Birdie
Part of the Philadelphia music scene which also spawned Frankie Avalon and Fabian, Rydell was undoubtedly the most talented of the teen idols. After a number of song hits, including "Wild One" and "Volare", he starred in Bye Bye Birdie (1963) before hitting the nightclub circuit. He still appears ...
12. Brandon Slagle
Director | California Dreaming
Brandon Slagle began his career as a touring musician, later graduating to acting where he appeared in numerous feature films and television programs. After transitioning to a full-time feature director, his 2013 self-financed thriller "The Black Dahlia Haunting" broke sales records for an ...
15. Carol Burnett
Soundtrack | The Carol Burnett Show
The entertainment world has enjoyed a six-decade love affair with comedienne/singer Carol Burnett. A peerless sketch performer and delightful, self-effacing personality who rightfully succeeded Lucille Ball as the carrot-topped "Queen of Television Comedy," it was Burnett's traumatic childhood that...
16. Cecilia Parker
Actress | Ah, Wilderness!
Canadian-born Cecilia Parker, daughter of a British army officer, moved with her family to Hollywood when she was a child. After graduation from high school she got a job as an extra. She did extra work for about a year before she was noticed by Fox executives, who signed her to a contract in 1931....
18. Channing Tatum
Actor | 21 Jump Street
Channing Tatum was born in a small town, Cullman, Alabama, 50 miles north of Birmingham. He is the son of Kay (Faust), an airline worker, and Glenn Matthew Tatum, who worked in construction. Growing up, he was full of energy and somewhat troublesome, so his parents decided to enroll him in ...
Actress | The Saint
Londoner Charlotte Elizabeth Cornwell was born on April 26 1949, the younger half-sister of novelist John le Carré -- whose real name was David Cornwell -- and his novel, 'The Little Drummer Girl', had a leading character based on her, le Carré being disappointed that in the film version the star ...
20. Dallas White
Actor | The Baker Brothers
Dallas White is an award-winning actor and producer while being a proud member of the Screen Actor's Guild. The Jefferson, Maryland native began his acting career during his freshman year of high school, performing in such productions as "High School Musical" and "Addict," a dinner theater ...
23. David Chen
Stunts | The First Purge
A North Jersey Native, David Chen is no stranger to wild action scenes. David started learning martial arts at the age of five. He studied many forms of martial arts for over 15 years including Karate, NINJITSU, TAE-KWON-DO, and Shaolin Kung Fu. David is of mixed heritage sharing, Samoan, African ...
24. Debra Wilson
Actress | Over the Hedge
Debra Wilson was born on April 26, 1962 in South Ozone Park, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Debra Renee Wilson. She is known for her work on Over the Hedge (2006), Batman: The Enemy Within (2017) and Scary Movie 4 (2006). She has been married to Cliff Skelton since April 8, 2006.
27. Douglas Sirk
Director | Schlußakkord
Film director Douglas Sirk, whose reputation blossomed in the generation after his 1959 retirement from Hollywood filmmaking, was born Hans Detlef Sierck on April 26, 1897, in Hamburg, Germany, to a journalist. Both of his parents were Danish, and the future director would make movies in German, ...
29. Edgar Kennedy
Actor | Duck Soup
Edgar Kennedy, who was born on April 26, 1890, near Monterey, California, hit the road as a young man and traveled across the country, working in a succession of jobs. He became a professional boxer, claiming to have gone 14 rounds against The Manassas Mauler, Jack Dempsey.
In addition to his ...
30. Emily Booth
Actress | Doghouse
Emily has appeared extensively in UK television/film for decades, starting young as a presenter on popular video game review show 'Bitz' in 1999. This strong start to a career in presenting led on to landmark shows such as 'The Big Breakfast' before find her home more recently on The Horror Channel...
31. Emily Wickersham
Actress | Gone
Emily Wickersham was born on April 26, 1984 in Kansas, USA as Emily Kaiser Wickersham. She is an actress, known for Gone (2012), I Am Number Four (2011), Remember Me (2010) and NCIS. She was married to musician and domestic violence lawyer Blake Hanley from November 23, 2010 until December 2018.
33. Ethel Griffies
Actress | The Birds
The daughter of actor-manager Samuel Rupert Woods and actress Lillie Roberts, Ethel Griffies began her own stage career at the age of 3. She was 21 when she finally made her London debut in 1899, and 46 when she made her first Broadway appearance in "Havoc" (1924). Discounting a tentative stab at ...
35. Falk Hentschel
Actor | Knight and Day
Hentschel worked in London as a professional backup dancer for artists such as Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, Paulina Rubio, Jamelia and others. Later he was hired as a choreographer and worked on many music videos and tours in Canada and Asia.In 2003, Falk decided to stay in Los Angeles for good ...
36. Francis Lai
Composer | Love Story
Francis Lai was born on April 26, 1932 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France as Francis Albert Lai. He was a composer, known for Love Story (1970), Ocean's Thirteen (2007) and My Best Friend's Wedding (1997). He was married to Dagmar Puetz. He died on November 7, 2018 in Paris, France.
38. Gary Wright
Soundtrack | Safe House
Gary Wright was born in Creskill, New Jersey on April 26, 1943. He began his career in show business debuting on the Captain Video show in New York at the age of seven. He also made a living appearing in radio and television commercials before appearing in the play Fanny. It was also at this time ...
Actor | Breaking Bad
Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, to an Italian carpenter/stagehand father from Naples, Italy, and an African-American opera singer mother from Alabama. His parents, working in Europe at the time of his birth, settled in Manhattan by the time he was 6, and ...
41. Glenn Jacobs
Actor | See No Evil
Glenn Jacobs was born on April 26, 1967 in Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid, Spain as Glenn Thomas Jacobs. He is an actor, known for See No Evil (2006), The Last of the Mohicans (1992) and MacGruber (2010). He has been married to Crystal Maurisa Goins since August 23, 1995. They have two children.
42. Gordon Hunt
Actor | Mad About You
Gordon Hunt was born on April 26, 1929 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA as Gordon Edwynn Hunt. He is known for his work on Mad About You (1992), Dilbert (1999) and Hawaiian Eye (1959). He was married to B.J. Ward and Jane Elizabeth Novis. He died on December 17, 2016 in Sherman Oaks.
Actor | The Glass Key
The son of a rancher-turned-politician, Guinn Williams was given the nickname "Big Boy" (and he was, too - 6' 2" of mostly solid muscle from years of working on ranches and playing semi-pro and pro baseball) by Will Rogers, with whom he made one of his first films, in 1919. Although his father ...
47. Helen Burgess
Actress | The Plainsman
Young and full of promise, Paramount contract player Helen Burgess possessed a lovely, sweet-faced quality, but made only four films during her lifetime. Born April 26, 1916, the rather demure Portland, Oregon beauty was given an auspicious debut in Cecil B. DeMille's epic bio-western The Plainsman...
49. Horst Schulze
Actor | Solange Leben in mir ist
Horst Schulze was born on April 26, 1921 in Dresden, Germany. He is known for his work on Solange Leben in mir ist (1965), Emilia Galotti (1958) and Trotz alledem! (1972). He was married to Anneliese Pillatzke. He died on October 24, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.
50. Howard Davies
Director | The Secret Rapture
Howard Davies was born on April 26, 1945 in Durham, Newcastle, England as Stephen Howard Davies. He was a director and writer, known for The Secret Rapture (1993), National Theatre Live: The Last of the Haussmans (2012) and National Theatre Live: The Cherry Orchard (2011). He was married to Clare ...
51. Imanol Arias
Actor | El Lute (camina o revienta)
Imanol Arias began his career with a traveling theatre group in Spain performing in Euskadi (Basque Country). After minor roles on stage, he travels to Cuba to shoot Cecilia (1982) directed by Humberto Solás. In 1987 he won the Concha de Plata of the San Sebastian Film Festival for the biography of ...
52. Ivana Milicevic
Actress | Just Like Heaven
Ivana Milicevic (pronounced Ee-vah-nah Mee-lee-cheh-veech) was born on April 26, 1974, in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (part of Yugoslavia at the time), into a Croat family. She is the daughter of Tonka and Damir Milicevic, and has a younger brother, Tomo. The family emigrated to the United ...
53. Jack Douglas
Actor | Carry on Columbus
Coming from a theatrical family, Jack Douglas' entry into show business was as a producer, however, not as a performer. His father was a theatrical producer, and Jack followed in his footsteps at an early age--he produced his first show at 15. Douglas showed no interest in the performing end of the...
54. Jason Earles
Actor | Hannah Montana: The Movie
Growing up the middle of five children, Jason Earles was always looking for a way to stand out and get a little attention. In the third grade, he stumbled upon theater, playing Hansel in "Hansel and Gretel" and acting quickly became his life. While growing up in Oregon and then attending Rocky ...
55. Jay DeMarcus
Actor | Hannah Montana: The Movie
Jay DeMarcus was born on April 26, 1971 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Stanley Wayne DeMarcus Jr. He is known for his work on Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009), All Shook Up and A Country Christmas (2013). He has been married to Allison DeMarcus since May 15, 2004. They have two children.
56. Jean Vigo
Jean Vigo had bad health since he was a child. Son of anarchist militant Miguel Almareyda, he also never really recovered from his father's mysterious death in jail when he was 12. Abandoned by his mother, he passed from boarding school to boarding school. Aged 23, through meetings with people ...
58. Jemima Kirke
Actress | Tiny Furniture
Jemima Kirke is the daughter of drummer Simon Kirke and vintage boutique owner, Lorraine Kirke. Although born in London, Kirke was raised in New York City. She was educated at Saint Ann's School in New York, before moving on to Rhode Island School of Design, where she studied art and graduated as a...
59. Jennie Stoller
Actress | Casualty 1909
Jennie Stoller was born on April 26, 1946 in Islington, London, England as Jennifer Stoller. She was an actress, known for Casualty 1909 (2009), Sapphire & Steel (1979) and King Ralph (1991). She was married to Paul Mayersberg. She died on November 18, 2018 in the UK.
60. Jessica Lynch
Actress | One Church
Private First Class Jessica Lynch was a 19-year-old U.S. Army supply clerk with the 507th Maintenance Company based in Fort Bliss, Texas. While stationed in Iraq, she was injured and captured by Iraqi forces on March 23, 2003 after her convoy was ambushed near the city of Nasiriyah. Eleven other ...
62. Jet Li
Actor | Huo Yuan Jia
Jet Li born Li Lian Jie in Beijing, China. He started training at the Beijing wushu academy (wushu is China's national sport, largely a performance version of various martial art styles) at age eight. He won five gold medals in the Chinese championships, his first when he was only 11. In his teens,...
63. Joan Chen
Actress | Judge Dredd
Born into a family of doctors and educated in China at the Shanghai Film Academy and the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Languages, Joan Chen was discovered by veteran Chinese director Jin Xie while observing a filming with a school group. Her performance in Xiao hua (1979) (A.K.A. "The Little Flower...
Producer | Vendetta
Jonathan already has a dozen feature films under his belt as a producer and is recognised as one of the most dynamic and proactive production talents in the UK.
Briefly a journalist, he was running a TV channel by the time he was 24 and worked in acquisitions and as a producer for the likes of Anchor...
66. Jordana Brewster
Raven-haired beauty Jordana Brewster was born on April 26, 1980 in Panama City, Panama. Her mother, Maria João Leal de Sousa, is a Brazilian-born model who appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 1978 . Her father, Alden Brewster, is an American-born investment banker, who has English, ...
71. Keith Campbell
Actor | The Amazing Spider-Man
Keith Campbell was born on April 26, 1962 in Boise, Idaho, USA. He is known for his work on The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), Men in Black (1997) and Minority Report (2002). He has been married to Laurie Milan Campbell since August 10, 2002. They have two children. He was previously married to Nicole ...
72. K.H. Wallis
Camera_department | The Martian Chronicles
K.H. Wallis was born on April 16, 1916 in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England as Kenneth Horatio Wallis. He is known for his work on The Martian Chronicles (1980), Aerial Scooter (1966) and Everyman's Autogyro (1966). He died on September 1, 2013.
73. Kevin James
Actor | Paul Blart: Mall Cop
Kevin James was born Kevin George Knipfing on April 26, 1965, in Mineola, Long Island, New York, to Janet (Klein), an office worker, and Joseph Valentine Knipfing, Jr., an insurance agency owner. He was raised in Stony Brook, and attended SUNY Cortland, where he played fullback on the football team...
74. Klára Issová
Actress | Killing Jesus
Klara was born in 1979 in Prague to a Czech mother and a Syrian father. Acting soon proved to be her calling, and she followed her early drama lessons by enrolling at the Conservatory of Dramatic Arts. Her first major role came when she was only 15 in the movie Indianske leto (Indian Summer, 1995),...
77. Kristof Konrad
Actor | Red Sparrow
Kristof Konrad, real name - Krzysztof Wojslaw (born in Gizycko, Poland) is a Polish-American film, television and theater actor. He studied to become an electronic engineer at first but later entered The National Theatre Academy in Warsaw. There he studied and worked with theatre and film masters ...
81. Margaret Scott
Actress | Nutcracker: The Story of Clara
Margaret Scott was born on April 26, 1922 in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa as Catherine Margaret Mary Scott. She was an actress, known for Nutcracker: The Story of Clara (1994). She was married to Derek Ashworth (Dick) Denton. She died on February 24, 2019 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Actress | Without a Trace
Marianne Jean-Baptiste was born on April 26, 1967 in London, England as Marianne Ragipcien Jean-Baptiste. She is an actress and director, known for Without a Trace (2002), Secrets & Lies (1996) and Spy Game (2001). She has been married to Evan Williams since 1997. They have two children.
Actress | American Sniper
Marnette Patterson is an American born actress who was raised in Los Angeles California. Her name is a combination of her two great aunts: Mary and Nettie. Her aunt is Dana Dillaway, former child actress who appeared in Giant (1956) as Elizabeth Taylor and Rock Hudson's daughter Judy. She is a ...
Actress | Passions
Mckenzie got her start in acting thanks to Robert De Niro. While preparing for Raging Bull (1980), De Niro was at the Westmore home for make up work with McKenzie's father. He and McKenzie developed such a great rapport that he asked if she could appear in the movie as his daughter. She was 3 years...
87. Melania Trump
Self | ESPN College Football
Melania Trump was born Melanija Knavs on April 26, 1970 in Novo Mesto, Slovenia to Amalija Ulcnik & Viktor Knavs.
She grew up in Sevnica, a town in the Lower Sava Valley, Slovenia. She attended the Secondary School of Design and Photography in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. She then studied ...
88. Merrell Jackson
Merrell Jackson was born on April 26, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Godspell (1973). He died on February 23, 1991.
89. Michael Damian
Writer | Hot Tamale
With a prolific career both in front and behind the camera as well as in the recording studio, Michael Damian has starred on an award winning daytime drama, earned a #1 hit record on Billboard and been nominated for a Grammy for his starring turn on Broadway. He has also written and directed 12 ...
91. Mike Genovese
Actor | Bound by Honor
Born and raised in St. Louis, MO, Mike Genovese taught acting at Webster College from 1969 to 1973. There, he also began his professional acting career with the Lorreto Hilton Repertory Theatre, now the St. Louis Repertory Theatre. While performing in Washington, D.C., he met his future and present...
92. Mike Kellin
Actor | Midnight Express
Burly, coarse, raspy-voiced Mike Kellin was often cast as a tough cop, gangster, or soldier, usually a corporal or sergeant, so it may be surprising to some that during his stint in the US Navy during World War II he was a Lieutenant Commander.
Though he seemed to be straight out of the tenements of...
93. Mikko Nousiainen
Actor | Mannerheim
Mikko Nousiainen was born on April 26, 1975 in Tampere, Finland as Mikko Olavi Nousiainen. He is an actor, known for Mannerheim, Under the North Star (2009) and Putkinotko (1998). He has been married to Linda Wiklund since July 2017. They have two children. He was previously married to Petra ...
95. Nancy Lenehan
Actress | Catch Me If You Can
Most recently known for her recurring roles in the television series Veep (2012), How I Met Your Mother (2005), My Name Is Earl (2005), and The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006), Nancy Lenehan is a Los Angeles based actress who enjoys working in television, film and on stage.
Among her many ...
96. Nino Benvenuti
Actor | Vivi o preferibilmente morti
Nino Benvenuti had movie-star good looks and a punch that could knock a man cold. The former 1960 Olympic Champion was also a 3-time world boxing champion. Undefeated in his first 62 fights, Nino captured the imagination of not only boxing fans, but the general public. Lanky, but lethal punching, ...
97. Nolan Leary
Actor | Strangler of the Swamp
Nolan Leary was born on April 26, 1889 in Rock Island, Illinois, USA as George Nolan Leary. He was an actor and writer, known for Strangler of the Swamp (1946), Pollyanna (1960) and The Tiger Woman (1944). He was married to Helen Leary. He died on December 12, 1987 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
99. Olivia Birkelund
Actress | The Bone Collector
Olivia Birkelund attended Brown University and Circle in the Square Theater School in New York City. After several years of New York and regional theater (The New Group, The Stratford Festival, The Guthrie Theater), she worked as a contract player (Arlene Vaughn) on All My Children. Since then, she...
100. Pablo Schreiber
Actor | 13 Hours
Pablo Tell Schreiber was born in Ymir, British Columbia, Canada, to Lorraine Reaveley, a Canadian psychotherapist, and Tell Schreiber, an American actor. His paternal half-brother is actor Liev Schreiber. Pablo, who is named after Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, was raised in Ymir, and moved to Seattle,...