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Actor | Hairspray
As the short, straight man counterpart of the stellar husband-and-wife comedy team "Stiller & Meara," Jerry Stiller and wife Anne Meara were on top of the comedy game in the 1960s, a steady and hilarious presence on television variety, notably The Ed Sullivan Show (1948), on which they appeared 36 ...
4. Alex Band
Soundtrack | Daredevil
Alex Band is the son of director and producer Charles Band. He was recently in a band called "The Calling" where he is the lead singer. Their single "Wherever You Will Go" was a hit all over the world. He was featured in his father's film Puppet Master II (1990).
You may already know Alex as the ...
5. Alexis Smith
Actress | The Age of Innocence
Statuesque, smart Canadian-born Alexis Smith, with her blue/green eyes and a seductively husky voice, lent a touch of class to her leading ladies of the 1940s and 1950s.
After her family moved to California, Alexis grew into a precocious talent and performed ballet in public by the age of thirteen -...
Actor | Cheers
Half-Italian, half-German/Irish/Scottish/English/Welsh, Anthony Cistaro was born in Kirksville, Missouri, one of six children; two brothers (one with the California Highway Patrol) and three sisters (one with a local Police department). The Cistaro family moved to San Francisco, California when ...
Actor | The American President
Beans Morocco is a survivor of the '60s in San Francisco, where, for many years, he was a member of the improv group "The Committee". Then, on to Los Angeles, where he appeared in many sitcoms and movies, including the cult classics Billy Jack (1971) and Eating Raoul (1982). Not being a large man, ...
Actor | The Matrix Revolutions
Actor Bernard White is recognizable from his work in over 30 feature films. White just wrapped a lead role in Quarantine (2008). Memorable roles include "Agha Babur" in American Dreamz (2006), and "Rama-Kandra" in The Matrix Reloaded (2003), and The Matrix Revolutions (2003). White also starred ...
10. Bernie Casey
Actor | Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Bernie Casey was born on June 8, 1939 in Wyco, West Virginia, USA as Bernard Terry Casey. He was an actor and director, known for Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), Never Say Never Again (1983) and Revenge of the Nerds (1984). He was married to Paula. He died on September 19, 2017 in Los ...
11. Bill Watrous
Music_department | Clare Fischer: Keep It in the Family
Bill Watrous was born on June 8, 1939 in Middletown, Connecticut, USA as William Russell Watrous. He is known for his work on Clare Fischer: Keep It in the Family (2005) and Rocky Mountain Jazz Party (1977). He was married to Mary Ann and Maryanne. He died on July 2, 2018 in Los Angeles, California...
12. Bo Widerberg
Director | Ådalen 31
Bo Widerberg was born on June 8, 1930 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden as Bo Gunnar Widerberg. He was a director and writer, known for Adalen 31 (1969), Love Lessons (1995) and Love 65 (1965). He was married to Vanja Nettelbladt and Ann-Mari Björklund. He died on May 1, 1997 in Ängelholm, Skåne län.
13. Bonnie Tyler
Soundtrack | Metropolis
Born on June 8, 1951 in Skewen, Neath, Wales. She first came to prominence in 1976 with the song, "Lost in France", which made the UK top 10. Following a throat operation, she inadvertently developed her distinct singing voice. She had a transatlantic top 5 hit with "It's a Heartache" in 1978.
16. Bre Payton
Bre Payton, journalist with the news website The Federalist. She was a featured commentator on Fox News, Fox Business and One America News Network, which is headquartered in San Diego.
Payton, a 26-year-old political writer and TV commentator, was born in California on June 8, 1992, to George and ...
19. Charles Tyner
Actor | Harold and Maude
In 1959, Tyner appeared on Broadway with Paul Newman and Geraldine Page in Sweet Bird of Youth. Duly impressed by Tyner's work, Newman brought his theatrical coworker to Hollywood eight years later to play "Boss Higgins", the sadistic prison camp guard in Cool Hand Luke (1967).
It was the first of ...
20. Chuck Negron
Soundtrack | Drowning Mona
Singer Chuck Negron was born on June 8, 1942 in New York City. He grew up in the Bronx. His parents were Charles and Elizabeth Negron. At age fifteen, Negron had already recorded his first single and performed at the legendary Apollo Theater with his doo-wop group The Rondells. Moreover, Chuck ...
22. Colin Baker
Actor | Doctor Who
Colin Baker was born in 1943 in the Royal Waterloo Lying-In Hospital in London during an air raid. He spent his earliest years in London with his mother, while his father served in the armed forces. He narrowly avoided an early death during the wartime blitz when a piece of flying shrapnel just ...
23. Colin McCredie
Actor | Taggart
Colin McCredie was born in 1972. He graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama in 1993. His breakthrough role was in the hit British film Shallow Grave (1994). He joined the cast of the ITV network series Taggart (1983) in 1995 and appeared in over 75 episodes. Notable stage ...
24. Cyril O'Reilly
Actor | Porky's
Cyril O'Reilly grew up in Claremont, California. At the age of ten Cyril's father was appointed Deputy Director for the Peace Corps, and moved his family to Somalia, West Africa. Upon his return to the US, Cyril was accepted into the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. After graduation, he studied ...
25. Dan Futterman
Producer | Capote
Dan Futterman was born on June 8, 1967 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA as Daniel Paul Futterman. He is an actor and producer, known for Capote (2005), A Mighty Heart (2007) and The Birdcage (1996). He has been married to Anya Epstein since September 23, 2000. They have two children.
26. Dana Wynter
Actress | Invasion of the Body Snatchers
The daughter of a noted surgeon, Dana Wynter was born Dagmar Winter in Berlin, Germany, and grew up in England. When she was 16 her father went to Morocco, reportedly to operate on a woman who wouldn't allow anyone else to attend her; he visited friends in Southern Rhodesia, fell in love with it ...
27. Dante Gullo
28. David Sutcliffe
Actor | Gilmore Girls
David Sutcliffe was born June 8, 1969 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He grew up in Grimsby and St. Catharines, Ontario. His childhood and teen years were spent dedicated to sports. He began acting while attending the University of Toronto when a lower-back injury forced him to quit the varsity...
29. Debra Blee
Actress | Savage Streets
Debra Blee was a bubbly, buxom and beautiful brunette actress who popped up in a handful of enjoyably lowbrow exploitation features made throughout the early to mid 80's. Blee was born on June 8, 1958 in Orange County, California and grew up in the San Francisco bay area. Debra started out as a ...
32. Don Grady
Actor | My Three Sons
Born Don Agrati in San Diego, California, Don Grady became a Mousekeeter, along with 23 others, when that show debuted in 1955. In 1960, he joined My Three Sons (1960), which debuted in 1960 and ran for 12 years. As an enthusiast of music after "My Three Sons" ended, he continued in music as a ...
35. Eion Bailey
Actor | Band of Brothers
Eion is known for his performances in the Emmy and Golden Globe winning HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, character roles in "Fight Club" , "Almost Famous", "Center Stage" and leading man opposite Antonio Banderas in HBOs "And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself". Eion was nominated for a Golden ...
37. Florence Faivre
Actress | The Expanse
Florence Faivre grew up in the town of Aix-en-Provence in the south of France. Early in her adolescence, she and her family moved to Bangkok, Thailand. Florence started her career in show business there at the age of 13. She was the regular host of two Thai television shows, "Teentalk" and "E for ...
38. Frank Grillo
Actor | The Grey
The oldest of three children, Frank Grillo was born in New York City, to an Italian-American family. He grew up in upstate New York, and got his first taste of acting in high school where he was in many plays. Frank was also a gifted athlete and his dream was to play sports professionally. Frank ...
Frank Lloyd Wright was one of America's most famous architects who introduced his concept of "Organic architecture" and designed such landmarks as the Fallingwater and the Guggenheim Museum of Art.
He was born Frank Lincoln Wright on June 8, 1867, in Richland Center, Wisconsin, USA, into a family of...
41. Gary Trousdale
Director | The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Gary Trousdale was born in La Crescenta, California. His fascination with animation was fostered as a child, where he drew cartoons from an elementary school age. He planned to become an architect, but decided instead to study animation at CalArts, where he studied for three years. He was hired in ...
42. Gastone Moschin
Actor | The Godfather: Part II
Gastone Moschin was born on June 8, 1929 in San Giovanni Lupatoto, Veneto, Italy. He is known for his work on The Godfather: Part II (1974), The Birds, the Bees and the Italians (1966) and The Conformist (1970). He was married to Marzia Ubaldi. He died on September 4, 2017 in Terni, Umbria, Italy.
Actor | Henry V
Geoffrey Hutchings was born on June 8, 1939 in Dorchester, Dorset, England as Geoffrey Albert Hutchings. He was an actor, known for Henry V (1989), Topsy-Turvy (1999) and You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010). He was married to Andrea Godfrey and June Watts. He died on July 1, 2010 in London, ...
44. George Wallace
Actor | Forbidden Planet
George Wallace was born in New York and, at age 13, moved with his mom and her new husband to McMechen, West Virginia, a coal mining town where the boy began working in the mines. He joined the Navy in 1936, got out in 1940, and then went right back in again when World War II started. A chief ...
45. Griffin Dunne
Actor | After Hours
Griffin Dunne was born on June 8, 1955 in New York City, the oldest child of Dominick Dunne, a producer, actor, and writer, and Ellen Beatriz (Griffin) Dunne, an activist. His sister was actress Dominique Dunne. He grew up mainly in Los Angeles, California and attended school in Colorado before ...
47. Hal Fryar
Actor | The Outlaws Is Coming
Hal Fryar was chosen for the Three Stooges Movie "The Outlaws is Coming" because he was a host for a local Indianapolis, Indiana childrens' show on WFBM-TV that ran from 1960-1972 that highlighted the old 3 Stooges shorts. He appeared under the name "Harlow Hickenlooper" and was one of a trio of ...
48. Harriet Thorpe
Actress | Calendar Girls
Harriet Thorpe was born on June 8, 1957. She attended London's Central School of Speech and Drama before having success in television, playing the depressed and emotionally-unfit mother in The Brittas Empire (1991), and Fleur in Absolutely Fabulous (1992); the character first seen in Season One ...
49. Hattie Gotobed
Actress | Game of Thrones
Hattie known for playing Ghita in Game of Thrones Season 5 and Jade in BAFTA winning Beast, has been named one of Britain's female rising stars by IMDB and Screen Terrier for 2016. She won Best Actress for her role in Daisy at the Marbella International Film Festival October 2016 where she plays a ...
51. Henry Brandon
Actor | The Searchers
German-born Henry Brandon was a character actor in American films, most often seen in villainous roles. His parents emigrated to the US shortly after his birth. His early interest in acting led him to study at the acclaimed Pasadena Community Playhouse. He landed the lead villain role in the Stan ...
53. J.P. Manoux
Actor | Phil of the Future
J.P. Manoux grew up in Santa Barbara, California, the oldest of seven. He was involved in children's theater and took tap-dancing lessons before attending Thacher School in Ojai, California. As college applications approached, Manoux's drama teacher recommended the undergraduate theater department ...
55. James Darren
Actor | The Guns of Navarone
Tall, good-looking James Darren was a student of acting coach Stella Adler and made his name in the 1950s in a series of teenage-themed films. A better actor than most of his contemporary teenage heartthrobs, he nevertheless found it difficult to escape the teen-idol image he got in pictures like ...
57. Jefferson Mays
Actor | Inherent Vice
A Connecticut native, L. Jefferson Mays studied at Yale College and trained in the Graduate Drama Program at the University of California - San Diego where he appeared in numerous La Jolla Playhouse productions. A two-time Obie Award winner, Mr. Mays has worked extensively with director Des McAnuff...
58. Jeffrey Mylett
Actor | Brewster's Millions
Jeffrey was born on June 8th in North Canton, Ohio. He attended Hoover High School there and always knew he wanted to be an actor. He went on to Carnegie-Mellon University but dropped out in 1969, and moved to New York. He was called back awhile later by a college friend, John-Michael Tebelak, who ...
59. Jeremy Lawson
Actor | Happy Hunting
Jeremy Lawson is an actor and filmmaker originally from Temple, Texas. Lawson portrayed the character of 'Little Jake' in the Temple Civic Theater's production of "Annie Get Your Gun" at age 7. His first on-screen credit came as a Production Assistant on "The Scorpion King". He is best known for ...
60. Jess Weixler
Actress | Teeth
Jess Weixler is an American actress. She played Dawn O'Keefe in the comedy-horror film Teeth and Jordan in the comedy The Big Bad Swim. Weixler graduated in 1999 from Atherton High School in Louisville, Kentucky, where she also attended the Walden Theatre Conservatory Program and was in The River ...
61. Jessica Rizo
Actress | Assassins' Code
Jess Rizo is best known as a working actress and director currently based in Los Angeles, California. She is of Sicilian, Mexican and Native American decent, fluent in Spanish. Jessica was raised in Silicon Valley, California, though having spent a lot of time in Mexico as a child. Jessica, took to...
63. Joan Rivers
Actress | Spaceballs
Joan Rivers was born on June 8, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Joan Alexandra Molinsky. She was a writer and actress, known for Spaceballs (1987), Iron Man 3 (2013) and Serial Mom (1994). She was married to Edgar Rosenberg and James Bennat Sanger. She died on September 4, 2014 in...
64. John Pasquin
Director | The Santa Clause
John Pasquin was born on June 8, 1945. He is a director and producer, known for The Santa Clause (1994), Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous (2005) and Home Improvement (1991). He has been married to JoBeth Williams since March 14, 1982. They have two children.
Writer | The Thing from Another World
John W. Campbell, Jr. was an American science fiction writer and editor, known predominantly for the sub-genre 'Hard Science Fiction', and further credited for his role in the Golden Age of Science Fiction. He began writing science fiction in his teens and attended Massachusetts Institute of ...
66. John War Eagle
Actor | Last of the Comanches
John War Eagle was born on June 8, 1901 in Leicestershire, England as John Edwin Worley Eagle. He was an actor, known for Last of the Comanches (1953), The Man from Laramie (1955) and Tomahawk (1951). He died on February 7, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
69. Josh Pence
Actor | The Social Network
Josh Pence was born in Santa Monica, California, to real estate agent, Charles, and elementary school teacher, Linda. His father was born in Seattle and his mother was born and raised on a farm in northern Maine. He has one younger brother, Jason. In 2000, Pence graduated from Santa Monica High ...
Actress | ER
Julianna Margulies was born on June 8, 1966 in Spring Valley (near New York City), as the youngest of three daughters of Francesca (Goldberg), a teacher and dancer in American Ballet, and Paul Margulies, an advertising writer and philosopher. She is of Ashkenazi Jewish heritage (from Romania, ...
71. June Thorburn
Actress | The Pickwick Papers
June Thorburn was born on June 8, 1931 in Karachi, India. She was an actress, known for The Pickwick Papers (1952), Fast and Loose (1954) and Orders Are Orders (1954). She was married to Morten Smith-Petersen and Aldon Richard Bryse-Harvey. She died on November 4, 1967 in West Sussex, England.
72. Kanye West
Soundtrack | The Great Gatsby
Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer. His musical career has been marked by dramatic changes in styles, incorporating an eclectic range of influences including soul, baroque pop, electro, indie rock, ...
73. Kate Wilhelm
Writer | Out of the Unknown
Kate Wilhelm has published many novels and short story collections. She wrote her first short story in 1956. She is a writer of great skill and her work spans the genres; she writes--and is best known for--science fiction, where she published her first stories; fantasy/magic realism; mystery, where...
74. Kathy Baker
Actress | Picket Fences
For someone who has made an award-winning impact in all three mediums (stage, film and TV), actress Kathy Baker has been strangely denied all-out stardom, yet continues to demonstrate her versatility in whatever material comes her way.
The comely blonde was born Katherine Whitton Baker in Midland, ...
Writer | In Living Color
The trail-blazing linchpin of a sprawling family dynasty of comic entertainers, it was multi-talented writer/director/producer Keenen Ivory Wayans (born June 8, 1958, in New York City) who led the familial pack and was the first to achieve national prominence when he successfully created, launched,...
76. Kelli Williams
Actress | Lie to Me
Kelli Williams was born in California on June 8, 1970. Though she had appeared in commercials since she was a baby, she was discovered by her agent at her high school play ("Romeo and Juliet"), in which she starred as Juliet opposite General Hospital (1963)'s Steve Burton. In the early 1990s, she ...
77. Kevin P. Farley
Actor | The Waterboy
Kevin Farley (accomplished actor, writer, director) has truly established himself as a comedic presence both on the big screen and television.
Kevin was born in Madison, Wisconsin, to Mary Anne (Crosby) and Thomas Farley, who owned an oil company. Among his siblings are actors John Farley and the ...
80. Lexa Doig
Actress | Andromeda
Toronto native Alexandra Doig was born on June 8th, 1973, to Filipina mother Gloria and Irish-Scottish father David. Her parents held season tickets to their local theater, and Lexa was inspired to begin acting after seeing a production of "Porgy and Bess" at the age of nine. She dropped out of ...
81. Linda Cook
Linda Cook was born on June 8, 1948 in Lubbock, Texas, USA. She is known for her work on The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992), The Cooler (2003) and Puppet Master (1989). She was married to Patrick Mann. She died on April 12, 2012 in New York City, New York, USA.
Actress | CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Lindsay Davenport is an American former professional tennis player. She was ranked World No.1 for a total of 98 weeks. Davenport is one of five women who have been the year-end World No. 1 at least four times (1998, 2001, 2004, and 2005) since 1975; the others are Chris Evert, Steffi Graf, Martina ...
83. Lori Pfeiffer
Actress | The Adventures of Ford Fairlane
Lori Pfeiffer was born on June 8, 1965 in Orange County, California, USA as Lori Ann Pfeiffer. She is known for her work on The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990), Into the Night (1985) and The Sky Is Falling (1999). She has been married to Jude Cole since 1993. They have two children.
84. Luigi Comencini
Writer | Voltati Eugenio
Luigi Comencini was born on June 8, 1916 in Salò, Lombardy, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Eugenio (1980), Everybody Go Home! (1960) and Bread, Love and Dreams (1953). He was married to Giulia Grifeo. He died on April 6, 2007 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
87. Maria Menounos
Actress | Fantastic Four
Maria Menounos was born on June 8, 1978 in Medford, Massachusetts, USA as Maria Constaninos Menounos. She is a producer and writer, known for Fantastic Four (2005), Entourage (2015) and Kickin' It Old Skool (2007). She has been married to Keven Undergaro since December 31, 2017.
88. Marion Marshall
Actress | I Was a Male War Bride
Marion Marshall was born on June 8, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Marian Le Priel Tanner. She was an actress, known for I Was a Male War Bride (1949), Sailor Beware (1952) and That's My Boy (1951). She was married to Robert Wagner, Stanley Donen and Allen M. Davey. She died on September ...
89. Mark Feuerstein
Actor | What Women Want
Mark Feuerstein got his break-through on television as a recurring character on the daytime soap opera Loving (1983). Most of the people in his family are lawyers. He was a high school state championship wrestler. He enjoys mountain-biking, wrestling, dancing (hip-hop to salsa) and jogging.
He got ...
90. Mark Slater
Mark was born in Houston, TX, and at the age of eight he moved to Lake Jackson, TX...while growing up he participated in numerous sports, drawing, and classical guitar lessons. Mark then moved to San Diego, CA, after graduating from Brazoswood H.S. In San Diego he played some collegiate baseball ...
91. Matt Kaminsky
Matt Kaminsky was born on June 8, 1971 in Oceanside, Long Island, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for NCIS (2003), Boston Legal (2004) and Big Love (2006). He has been married to Dotty Coloroso since June 18, 1994. They have two children.
94. Melanie Tonello
Actress | Cheaper by the Dozen 2
Canadian born Melanie Tonello has had the honor of working with many world famous stars including: Julianne Moore and Woody Harrelson in "The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio", where she plays the role of Barbara: eighth of the ten children of Evelyn Ryan - of whom the film tells the inspirational ...
95. Mick Hucknall
Soundtrack | Frantic
Mick Hucknall sang in a punk band called the Frantic Elevators, who released four singles, all of which failed to chart. They disbanded in 1982 and Hucknall formed a more successful venture, Simply Red, in 1984. Their first single, a cover of the Valentine Brothers' "Money's Too Tight (to Mention)"...
96. Millicent Martin
Actress | Nothing But the Best
Millicent Martin was born on June 8, 1934 in Romford, Essex, England as Millicent Mary Lillian Martin. She is an actress, known for Nothing But the Best (1964), Theatre Night (1957) and Frasier (1993). She has been married to Marc Alexander since 1978. She was previously married to Norman Eshley ...
97. Monte Hale
Actor | Giant
American B-Western star and singing cowboy Monte Hale was born Samuel Buren Ely in 1919 in Ada, Oklahoma, to Herod and Helen Ely. He learned to sing and play guitar at an early age. In Houston and later Galveston, Texas, he played for vaudeville shows and local rodeos. During World War II a job as ...
99. Myron Healey
Actor | Bonanza Town
American actor and occasional screenwriter. One of the most frequently seen heavies in films and television programs of the 1950s, his name is nevertheless well known only to buffs. Occasionally he played minor leads and sympathetic characters, but his stern good looks and rich deep voice made him ...