Birthdays: May 16by bcampos862 | created - 16 May 2015 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
Director | Backcountry
Adam Macdonald is a writer/director, born in Montreal, now residing in Toronto. His directorial works include three short films: Sombre Zombie (2005) and In the Dominican (2010) His feature length debut, Backcountry (2015). -- had its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, where...
Self | Disneyland
Adriana was born into an operatic family - her father Guido, an immigrant from Italy, taught music in New York City, her mother Maria (from Naples) sang at the Royal Opera, and a sister Louise was a noted opera singer and voice teacher. She was 18 when Walt Disney personally chose her for the voice...
Andrew Keenan-Bolger is an actor, director, author and filmmaker. He recently starred as "Jesse Tuck" in Tuck Everlasting on Broadway (Drama League Award nominee). He created the role of "Crutchie" in the Original Broadway Cast of Newsies (Outer Critics Circle nominee). Other Broadway: Mary Poppins...
10. Atticus Mitchell
Actor | Fargo
Atticus is an actor and musician born and based in Toronto, Canada. Starting out on kids and teen shows such as "How To Be Indie" and "My Babysitter's a Vampire", he quickly transitioned to more adult fare, with roles in "The Colony", "Stonewall" and "Fargo (TV Series)". Nominated for a Canadian ...
Actress | Hostel
At the age of 26, the astoundingly beautiful Slovakian actress and model Barbara Nedeljakova achieved cult fame and a large following among male horror fans with the release of Hostel (2005). She studied acting in Prague in the Czech Republic, where she performed at several theaters and also worked...
12. Barry Atwater
Actor | Star Trek
Barry Atwater was born on May 16, 1918 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Garrett Barry Atwater. He is known for his work on Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), One Step Beyond (1959) and Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964). He died on May 24, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
13. Behati Prinsloo
Actress | Hawaii Five-0
Behati Prinsloo was born on May 16, 1988 in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. She was discovered at 16 by modeling agency head, Sarah Doukas while on holiday in Cape Town. She's best known for her work as a Victoria's Secret lingerie model. She appeared in nine Victoria's Secret fashion shows from 2007...
16. Bill Smitrovich
Actor | The November Man
Connecticut-born actor Bill Smitrovich (on May 16, 1947) started his acting career rather late. A Masters degree holder from Smith College and a former acting teacher at the University of Massachusetts, the hefty actor earned his big break in an understudy role in the world premiere of Arthur Miller...
18. Brían F. O'Byrne
Actor | Million Dollar Baby
Brían F. O'Byrne was born on May 16, 1967 in Mullagh, County Cavan, Ireland as Brían Flynn O'Byrne. He is an actor, known for Million Dollar Baby (2004), Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) and Bug (2006). He is married to Heather Goldenhersh. They have two children.
23. Celia Ireland
Actress | Wentworth
Celia Ireland is an Australian TV actress, who was born in Newcastle in New South Wales. Celia is best known for her roles on long running Australian Medical Drama All Saints (1998), and as the character of Liz Birdsworth in the Australian award winning drama Wentworth (2013), portraying the ...
24. Charles Santore
Charles Santore was born on May 16, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Charles Joseph Santore. He is known for his work on The Wizard of Oz in Concert: Dreams Come True (1995), Charles Santore Illustrates The Wizard of Oz (1997) and Articulate with Jim Cotter (2015). He was married to ...
28. Christie Abbott
Actress | The New Guy
Christie Abbott's acting & television commercial experience helped her in front of the camera as Samantha Kepler in the hit PBS television series Wishbone (1995). She has appeared in numerous Television commercials for Ford Motor company, Mattel's Barbie, Venture department stores, Radio Shack, ...
32. Danny Trejo
Actor | Machete
Danny Trejo was born Dan Trejo in Echo Park, Los Angeles, to Alice (Rivera) and Dan Trejo, a construction worker. A child drug addict and criminal, Trejo was in and out of jail for 11 years. While serving time in San Quentin, he won the lightweight and welterweight boxing titles. Imprisoned for ...
34. David Boreanaz
Actor | Angel
David was born in Buffalo, New York and grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of Patti, a travel agent, and weatherman Dave Roberts (Boreanaz). His father is of Italian descent and his mother is of half Slovak ancestry. At the age of seven he decide to be an actor, which eventually ...
35. David Hollander
Writer | Ray Donovan
David Hollander was raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He attended Mount Lebanon High School and Sewickley Academy before going to Northwestern University. He began his career as a playwright before turning his attention to film and television. He has served on the faculty of the USC Graduate ...
36. Deane Cameron
Champion of Canadian music, he was president EMI Music Canada president and CEO (1988-2012), He was a friend from teenage of musician Tom Cochrane.
37. Debra Winger
Actress | Terms of Endearment
Mary Debra Winger was born May 16, 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Ruth (Felder), an office manager, and Robert Jack Winger, a meat packer. She is from a Jewish family (originally from Austria-Hungary and the Russian Empire). Her maternal grandparents called her Mary, while her parents called her Debra...
44. Harry Carey Jr.
Actor | Tombstone
Harry Carey, Jr., had been reliable character actor for decades, mostly in Westerns, before he retired. He is the son of the actor Harry Carey and the actress Olive Carey. He was born on his parents' 1000-acre ranch near Saugus, in the northwestern part of Los Angeles County, which is now next door...
45. Henry Fonda
Actor | 12 Angry Men
Henry Jaynes Fonda was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, to Elma Herberta (Jaynes) and William Brace Fonda, who worked in advertising and printing. His recent ancestry included Dutch, English, and Scottish.
Fonda started his acting debut with the Omaha Community Playhouse, a local amateur theater ...
46. Jack Dodson
Actor | The Getaway
Jack Dodson was arguably best known for playing "Howard Sprague", the somewhat geeky county clerk on The Andy Griffith Show (1960). This amazingly funny character actor endeared himself to 60s and 70s audiences as the straight-laced "straight man" to the "comic idiot" character "Goober". He brought...
47. Jacob Zachar
Actor | Greek
Jacob was raised in Chicago and began his career in the Chicagoland theater scene. His first project was on screen with Drunkboat, starring alongside John Malkovich, John Goodman, and Dana Delaney, which spurred him to move to Los Angeles. Within six months of being in Los Angeles he booked the ...
48. Jade Kammerman
Actress | Only the Brave
Jade was born in Salt Lake City, UT and raised in Santa Fe, NM. At the age of 18 she moved to Los Angeles to study marine biology as well as pursue a career in film and television. She then spent the next 7 years studying with many reputable acting coaches, exploring many different facets and ...
49. Janet Jackson
Soundtrack | Poetic Justice
Janet Damita Jo Jackson was born on May 16, 1966 in Gary, Indiana, to Katherine Jackson (née Katherine Esther Scruse) and Joe Jackson, a musician. She is the youngest of ten children. After her birth, her brothers formed a band later called The Jackson 5. She lived at home with her sisters, while ...
51. Jason Matthewson
Jason is an Irish / American actor born May 16th 1986 as Jason Michael Matthewson in Donegal, Ireland. He made his Theatre debut at the age of 10, By the age of 16 he was staring in leading roles in Theatre, Film and TV in Ireland and the UK. Jason is best known for Black Ice (2013), The Dark ...
Actor | Spectre
Born 1948 in central Copenhagen. Lived there ever since. Did 25 years of theatre, - like Alceste in the Misanthropist, Richard in Richard lll (solo), Faust in Faust, Astrov in Vanja, a lot of worried men,- stopped doing it in 1998. Since then only worried men on film. Worked on more than 100 films ...
54. Jessica Morris
Actress | Party of Five
Known for her portrayal of series regular Jennifer Rappaport on ABC's "One Life to Live", Jessica has cultivated her career as the leading lady in various television shows and independent films. Jessica starred in Lifetime TV's hit movie "The Wrong Teacher" and has also had strong guest starring ...
55. Jim Sturgess
Actor | 21
Jim was born in London, the son of Jane O. (Martin) and Peter J. S. Sturgess. He was raised in Surrey. First and foremost his interest was music. However, he began to develop a secret passion for acting, at age 8, when he auditioned for local theatre to get out of class. Whilst music appeared cool,...
56. Jing Lusi
Actress | Crazy Rich Asians
Jing Lusi was born in Shanghai and moved to England with her parents at the age of five. After graduating law from University College London, Lusi went on to become one of the most prominent Asian actresses in the UK. She has appeared across TV (Lucky Man (2016), Scott & Bailey (2011)), film (...
57. Jocelyn Lane
Actress | Incident at Phantom Hill
Jocelyn Lane is one of the most stunningly beautiful, and overlooked, actresses to grace the screen. Born Jocelyn Bolton in Austria to British parents in 1937, she was the younger sister of Mara Lane, who was considered one of the most beautiful models in the UK during the early 1950s. Either ...
58. Joey Graceffa
Actor | Escape the Night
Joey Graceffa is a Streamy Award-winning actor, top Internet personality, and two-time Amazing Race contestant with over 8 million YouTube subscribers. Joey grew up in Boston, moving to Los Angeles at the age of 19 to pursue a career in entertainment. He has an upcoming book deal with Simon & ...
59. John Salley
Actor | Confessions of a Shopaholic
John Salley was born on May 16, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as John Thomas Salley. He is an actor and producer, known for Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009), Bad Boys (1995) and Bad Boys II (2003). He has been married to Natasha Duffy since July 31, 1993. They have two children.
61. Jonathan Richman
Soundtrack | There's Something About Mary
Massachusetts native Jonathan Richman first gained fame as the frontman for the legendary The Velvet Underground-influenced proto-punk band "The Modern Lovers", who recorded their first and only album in 1973. The self-titled record included such classics as "Roadrunner", "Pablo Picasso" and "She ...
63. Joseph Morgan
Actor | The Originals
Joseph Morgan was born in London and spent his childhood with his family in Swansea, Wales. Morgan moved back to London in his late teens to study acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama. While there he continued to write and experiment with filmmaking, participating in student films and ...
65. Juan Rulfo
Writer | El imperio de la fortuna
Mexican writer who was important in the development of the "magic realism" school of Latin-American fiction. As a child growing up in the rural countryside, he witnessed the horrors of the later Cristero uprisings of 1926-29. His family of prosperous landowners lost a considerable fortune. When ...
66. Julia Voth
Actress | Bitch Slap
Julia Anne Voth (born May 16, 1985) is a Canadian actress and model. She is best known for her roles in the 2009 film Bitch Slap and the TV series Package Deal, as well as for being the character model for Jill Valentine from the Resident Evil video games.
Voth's modeling career has included photo ...
67. Kaila Yu
Actress | The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
Kaila was born on May 16th on a cold night in Taipei, Taiwan. She moved to California when she was three years old and grew up in the Sunshine State, California.
Kaila was lucky enough to recognize her talents as a performer at an early age. She enjoyed using her vivid imagination to entertain her ...
68. Kenji Mizoguchi
Director | Saikaku ichidai onna
Coming from a lower class family Mizoguchi entered the production company Nikkatsu as an actor specialized in female roles. Later he became an assistant director and made his first film in 1922. Although he filmed almost 90 movies in the silent era, only his last 12 productions are really known ...
69. Kevin McDonald
Actor | The Kids in the Hall
Born in Montreal Canada. Drama major at Humber College, but kicked out for only being good at comedy. Enrolled in an improv class and met Dave Foley. They began working as a comedy team while employed as movie ushers. In 1984 they merged with another comedy team and formed The Kids in the Hall.
70. Khary Payton
Actor | The Walking Dead
Khary Payton (born May 16, 1972) is an American actor and voice actor best known for his voice role of the DC Comics character Cyborg across various films, cartoons and video games. He is also known for his live action performances on General Hospital and The Walking Dead.
In 1986, Payton was a ...
Actress | Pitch Perfect 2
Kirstin Taylor Maldonado is best known for winning season 3 of NBC's The Sing-Off (2009), with her group, Pentatonix.
Her roots as a performer stem back to her early days as a musical theatre aficionado. Prior to moving to Los Angeles in 2011 after she attended the University of Oklahoma on a ...
75. Laurette Spang
Actress | Battlestar Galactica
Laurette Spang was born in Buffalo, New York but raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She grew up as the middle child of a chemist father and housewife mother. She has an older brother, Richard and a younger sister, Marilyn. As a dramatic major in college, she made a college trip to New York where a ...
Soundtrack | Misery
Most remembered for his extravagant costumes and trademark candelabra placed on the lids of his flashy pianos, Liberace was loved by his audiences for his music talent and unique showmanship. He was born as Wladziu Valentino Liberace on May 16, 1919, into a musical family, in Wisconsin. His mother, ...
78. Lovebug Starski
Soundtrack | Rappin'
Lovebug Starski, born Kevin Smith in New York City, was a well-known DJ and rapper in the South Bronx in the 1970s and 1980s. He is regarded as having coined the term "hip-hop" with a member of the rap collective the Furious Five. He died on Feb. 8, 2018, in Las Vegas.
79. Lynn Collins
Actress | X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Viola Lynn Collins was born in Houston, Texas, to Patricia Lynn (Campbell) and Phillip Dean Collins. She attended the Juilliard School for Drama and had a great deal of Shakespearean training before being cast as "Portia" in "The Merchant of Venice". She also played "Ophelia" in a production of "...
80. Magda Guzmán
Actress | La duda
Magda Guzmán was born on May 16, 1928 in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico as María Magdalena Guzmán Garza. She was an actress, known for The Doubt (1954), In the Name of Love (2008) and La vida no vale nada (1955). She was married to Federico Falcón and Julian Dupre. She died on March 12, 2015 in ...
83. Mare Winningham
Actress | St. Elmo's Fire
Mary 'Mare' Megan Winningham is an actress and songwriter who has appeared in nearly 100 TV shows and feature films. She began her career in 1976 as a singer, and starred in numerous and diverse film roles before hitting it big as one of the original Brat Pack in Joel Schumacher's St. Elmo's Fire (...
Actress | The Shop Around the Corner
Born in Norfolk, Virginia to wealthy stockbroker Cornelius Hancock Sullavan and heiress Garland Council Sullavan, Margaret Brooke overcame a muscle weakness in her childhood to go on to become a rebellious teenager at posh private schools. She went on to perform with the University Players at ...
85. Mario Monicelli
Writer | I compagni
Mario Monicelli was born on May 16, 1915 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for The Organizer (1963), Speriamo che sia femmina (1986) and The Great War (1959). He was married to Antonella Salerni and Chiara Rapaccini. He died on November 29, 2010 in Rome.
86. Mark Fosson
87. Martine Carol
Actress | Lola Montès
France's major sex siren of the early 50s, this lesser-remembered post-war French pastry pre-dated bombshell Brigitte Bardot by a few years but her brief reign did not compare and has not lived up to the Bardot era. The cult mystique is not there even after dying mysteriously and relatively young. ...
88. Mary Gordon
Actress | Bride of Frankenstein
Scots actress, long in the United States, who specialized in housekeepers and mothers, most notably the housekeeper Mrs. Hudson in the Sherlock Holmes series of movies of the Thirties and Forties. She was born Mary Gilmour, the daughter of a Glasgow wire weaver. She worked as a dressmaker before ...
89. Megan Fox
Actress | Transformers
Megan Denise Fox was born on May 16, 1986 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee to Gloria Darlene Tonachio (née Cisson), a real estate manager & Franklin Thomas Fox, a parole officer; she was raised in Rockwood, Tennessee during her early childhood. She began her drama & dance training at age 5 and at age 10, ...
90. Melanie Lynskey
Actress | Togetherness
At 16 years of age, Melanie Lynskey captivated audiences with her astonishing debut in Peter Jackson's Heavenly Creatures (1994). Her portrayal of an outcast teen whose relationship with her best friend (Kate Winslet) spirals dangerously out of control was described as "perfect" by TIME magazine ...
95. Osgood Perkins
Mostly remembered today as the father of Anthony Perkins, Osgood Perkins enjoyed a successful career on Broadway, appearing in 22 major productions from 1924-36, often produced by Brock Pemberton. The highlight of his stage career was starring in the hit "The Front Page" as Walter Burns at the ...
98. Pierce Brosnan
Actor | Mamma Mia!
Pierce Brendan Brosnan was born in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland, to May (Smith), a nurse, and Thomas Brosnan, a carpenter. He lived in Navan, County Meath, until he moved to England, UK, at an early age (thus explaining his ability to play men from both backgrounds convincingly). His father left...
100. Rebecca Front
Actress | The Thick of It
Rebecca Front was born on May 16, 1964 in Stoke Newington, London, England as Rebecca Louise Front. She is an actress and writer, known for The Thick of It (2005), The Day Today (1994) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017). She has been married to Phil Clymer since March 1998. They have two ...