Birthdays: January 15by bcampos862 | created - 18 Jan 2015 | updated - 8 months ago | Public
1. Regina King
Actress | Ray
Regina King was born in Los Angeles, California, to Gloria, a special education teacher, and Thomas King, an electrician. She began her career in the television show 227 (1985), followed by a role in Boyz n the Hood (1991). She began to be recognized by a mainstream audience after her role as Cuba ...
Alfred Crosby was born on January 15, 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Alfred Worcester Crosby Jr. He is known for his work on America Before Columbus (2009) and American Experience (1988). He was married to Frances Karttunen, Anna Bienemann and Barbara Stevens. He died on March 14, 2018 in ...
Actress | Olympus Has Fallen
Aonika Laurent was born on January 15, 1971 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. She is an actress, known for Olympus Has Fallen (2013), Fantastic Four (2005) and InStyle: Celebrity Weddings (2007). She has been married to Sean Patrick Thomas since April 22, 2006. They have two children.
Actress | Walking Tall
Trained on a Fulbright Grant to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Barbara's New York theatre work includes "Landscape & Silence" by Harold Pinter, "Water Engine" by David Mamet, Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs" and "Broadway Bound", Joseph Chaikin's production of "America Hurrah!",...
8. Barbie Blank
Actress | WWF SmackDown!
Barbie Blank was a full-time bikini model for Venus Swimwear until she signed a developmental contract with the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) on May 13, 2006. John Laurinaitis saw her in a bikini catalog and contacted her modeling agency about hiring her and Victoria Crawford. Barbie signed ...
9. Ben Shapiro
Writer | The Ben Shapiro Show
Ben Shapiro was born on January 15, 1984 in Burbank, California, USA as Benjamin Aaron Shapiro. He is a writer and producer, known for The Ben Shapiro Show (2015), Daily Wire Backstage (2018) and No Safe Spaces. He has been married to Mor Toledano since July 8, 2008. They have one child.
Actress | Freaky Deaky
Breanne Racano Ferrara was born on January 15, 1988 in Ohio, USA as Breanne Rae Racano. She is an actress, known for Freaky Deaky (2012), Entourage (2004) and Master of None (2015). She has been married to Jerry Ferrara since June 30, 2017. They have one child.
12. Don Van Vliet
Soundtrack | The Big Lebowski
Don Van Vliet was born on January 15, 1941 in Glendale, California, USA as Don Glen Vliet. He was married to Janet Lorelle Jenkins. He died on December 17, 2010 in Trinidad, California.
13. Chad Lowe
Actor | Unfaithful
Chad Lowe is an American actor, director, and producer.
He was born Charles Davis Lowe II in Dayton, Ohio, to Barbara Lynn (Hepler), a school teacher, and Charles Davis Lowe, a trial lawyer. He is the younger brother of actor Rob Lowe. Chad first appeared opposite Rob in the movie Oxford Blues (1984)...
Actress | An Evergreen Christmas
Charleene Closshey is an American actress, producer, composer, and musician known for her work in dramedy 'No Postage Necessary' and holiday favorite 'An Evergreen Christmas' (Netflix).
A classically trained violinist, Charleene debuted on Broadway in Tony Award winning musical 'Once' (2014). She ...
15. Charles Brown
Actor | Trading Places
Charles Brown was born on January 15, 1946 in Talladega, Alabama, USA as Charles Lee Brown. He was an actor, known for Trading Places (1983), Kennedy (1983) and The Equalizer (1985). He was married to Renee Lescook. He died on January 8, 2004 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Actress | Suzie Gold
Claudia Winkleman was born on January 15, 1972 in London, England as Claudia Anne I. Winkleman. She is an actress, known for Suzie Gold (2004), Annually Retentive (2006) and W1A (2014). She has been married to Kris Thykier since June 24, 2000. They have three children.
Actress | Bosch
Cynthia Kaye McWilliams was born in Berlin, Germany, grew up primarily in Kansas City, Kansas and graduated from the prestigious Theater School of DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. While in Chicago, Cynthia honed her skills with stage credits including the lead role in First Breeze of Summer,...
19. Dean Smith
Stunts | Maverick
Dean Smith was raised in Eliasville, Texas, and currently lives between Graham and Breckenridge, Texas, where he raises horses and longhorn cattle. He attended the University of Texas at Austin where he competed in track and football. He won an Olympic gold medal for the 400-meter relay in the 1952...
22. Dove Cameron
Actress | Descendants
Dove Cameron (born Chloe Celeste Hosterman) is an American actress and singer, known for playing a dual role as the eponymous characters in the Disney Channel teen sitcom Liv and Maddie (2013-2017) and playing Mal, daughter of Maleficent in Descendants (2015) and the sequel Descendants 2 (2017). ...
23. Drew Brees
Producer | Bride and Doom
Drew Brees was born on January 15, 1979 in Austin, Texas, USA as Andrew Christopher Brees. He is a producer and actor, known for Bride and Doom, Good Joe Bell (2020) and Selah and The Spades (2019). He has been married to Brittany Brees since February 8, 2003. They have four children.
24. Eddie Cahill
Actor | Miracle
Eddie Cahill was born in New York on January 15, 1978. With Italian and Irish decent, Eddie is the second born to his parents, having one older and one younger sister. He studied acting for a year and a half at New York University with the Atlantic Theater Co. Acting School.
He appeared in Nicky ...
25. Edwin Sherin
Producer | Law & Order
Edwin Sherin was born on January 15, 1930 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a producer and director, known for Law & Order (1990), Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) and Moonlighting (1985). He was married to Jane Alexander and Pamela Nichol Vevers. He died on May 4, 2017 in Lockport, ...
28. Erick Lopez
Actor | Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Raised in Dallas, Texas, he began his acting career his senior year of high school appearing in a Dick Sporting Goods commercial directed by Peter Berg (Friday Night Lights, Hancock, Lone Survivor).
He eventually found his way to Los Angeles, CA, booking co-star and guest star roles in Switched At ...
29. Ernest Thesiger
Actor | Bride of Frankenstein
Although he made nearly 60 films in a 50-year acting career, it is for the two he made with director James Whale that Ernest Thesiger will be best remembered. Born Ernest Frederic Graham Thesiger in London on January 15, 1879, he was the grandson of the first Baron of Chelmsford. Educated at ...
30. Ernie Reyes Jr.
Ernie Reyes Jr. was born on January 15, 1972 in San Jose, California, USA as Ernest E. Reyes. He is an actor and producer, known for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991), The Rundown (2003) and Red Sonja (1985). He has been married to Lisa Reyes since November 11, 2009.
32. Frank Thornton
Actor | Gosford Park
Frank Thornton was born on January 15, 1921 in Dulwich, London, England as Frank Thornton Ball. He was an actor, known for Gosford Park (2001), Are You Being Served? (1972) and The Bed Sitting Room (1969). He was married to Beryl Jane Margaret Evans. He died on March 16, 2013 in Barnes, London.
34. Gene Krupa
Soundtrack | Avengers: Age of Ultron
Gene married Ethel McGuire in 1934. She was the switchboard operator at the Dixie Hotel where Gene was living while he was working in the pit band of "Girl Crazy." They were divorced in 1942 and remarried in 1946. Ethel died in 1955. Gene then married Patty Bowler in 1959 and they adopted two ...
36. Gino Montesinos
Actor | Weird City
Gino Montesinos is a Los Angeles-based professional actor active in all media: film, television, Equity theater, commercials, and voice-overs. He started his career as a youth in the theater and has been privileged to star at such premiere American stages as The Ensemble Theatre Company of Santa ...
37. Goodman Ace
Writer | The Perry Como Show
Goodman Ace was born on January 15, 1899 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Goodman Aiskowitz. He was a writer and actor, known for Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (1948), I Married a Woman (1958) and The Big Party (1959). He was married to Jane Ace. He died on March 25, 1982 in New York City, New York...
44. Ivor Novello
While his special gifts seemed to lie in music and composing, the dapper, multi-talented Welsh actor Ivor Novello (ne David Ivor Davies), with his leading-man good looks, had a strong affinity for the camera.
Born in Cardiff, Wales, in 1893, he was the son of a tax-collector father and a well-known ...
46. Jade Healy
Production_designer | The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Jade Healy is a Los Angeles based production designer who was born on January 15, 1981 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She has worked on numerous acclaimed films including Craig Gillespie's "I, Tonya" (2017), Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" (2017), David Lowery's "A Ghost Story" (2017...
47. James Nesbitt
James Nesbitt was born in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, to May, a civil servant, and James Nesbitt, a primary school headmaster. He was educated at Coleraine Academical Institution (also the school of Brian Campbell & Brian McAlister). He originally planned to be a French teacher. It ...
48. Jamie Clayton
Actress | Sense8
Jamie Clayton's big break was playing Kyla on Season Three of the hit HBO series Hung alongside Thomas Jane. After her multi-episode arc on HUNG, Jamie joined actors Mary Lynn Rajskub and Hank Harris as a lead in the Emmy winning digital series, Dirty Work, playing crime scene cleanup maven ...
50. Jason Culp
Actor | General Hospital
Jason Culp was born in Los Angeles, second son of actor/writer Robert Culp and his wife Nancy. Raised variously in the San Fernando Valley, Ojai, Malibu and Beverly Hills, he began acting at the age of 10 in a small role in the film "Hickey & Boggs", directed by his father. After a great deal of ...
51. Jeremy Hoop
Actor | Brigham City
Jeremy Hoop is a veteran working actor and musician. Jeremy began his acting career in 1996, and has since built an extensive resume in film, television, commercials and as a voice actor. In September 2016, Hoop completed filming his latest role in "Stella", an indie film by veteran Hollywood ...
52. Jessy Schram
Actress | Unstoppable
Jessy Schram has been a natural performer since early childhood. At the age of 10, her "intangible star quality" was recognized by the Stewart Talent Agency in Chicago, which signed her as both an actress and fashion model. She immediately established herself as one of Chicago's most successful ...
53. Joanne Linville
Actress | Star Trek
Joanne Linville made her mark on television from the 1950s-1980s, appearing in such respected anthology series as Studio One in Hollywood (1948), Kraft Theatre (1947) and Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955), among others. While her film work consisted mainly of smaller character roles and she never ...
54. Joe Dorsey
Actor | WarGames
Well-known and supported actor Joe Dorsey started acting in the early 70s, with The Longest Yard (1974). Though his acting career had just started, he got a great role which would also be his most remembered role as the greedy "Parks Supervisor Kittridge" in the 1976 box office hit Grizzly (1976). ...
60. Karen Carlson
Producer | Climb Against the Odds
Karen Carlson was born on January 15, 1945 in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA as Karen Elizabeth Carlson. She is an actress and producer, known for Climb Against the Odds (1999), The Octagon (1980) and Centennial (1978). She was previously married to Devin Payne and David Soul.
62. Keiran Lee
Actor | Baby Got Boobs
Keiran Lee is one the most popular British performers in the adult entertainment business today. He was born Adam Lee Diksa on January 15, 1984 in Derby, England. Diksa attended the Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy. By the age of 18, he was working as a project manager for Network Rail. ...
63. Kellita Smith
Actress | The Bernie Mac Show
Kellita Smith was born January 15, 1969 as Kellita A. Smith in Chicago, Illinois. She is an actress who has appeared on House Party 3 (1994), The Bernie Mac Show (2001-2006), Sister, Sister (1994-1999), Moesha (1996-2001), In Living Color (1990-1994), Living Single (1993-1998), and The First Family...
64. Kelly Asbury
Director | Gnomeo & Juliet
Among Kelly Asbury's many achievements, he Directed [UglyDolls (STX 2019)] and [Smurfs - The Lost Village (Sony 2017). He also Co-Wrote the 3D computer-animated feature film, Gnomeo & Juliet (2011) (Disney/Touchstone 2011).
Asbury's other past directorial efforts include the Oscar-nominated ...
65. Kirin Kiki
Actress | Manbiki kazoku
She began acting after high school as part of a theatre troupe. Her stage name was Yuuki Chiho. Years later she would relay that she only started acting for the money. Her father had wanted her to become a pharmacologist, but she missed her examination due to a fractured foot. She changed her alias...
66. Kit Carson
Actor | Fangs of the Arctic
Eldridge "Kit" Carson was born in Texas, the son of Frank Carson and Alice Helena Gordon. He came from a large family with seven brothers and sisters. He married Rosemonde James, an actress at Republic Pictures who appeared in a number of films in 1945. They had one son, John David Carson, born ...
68. Lisa Lisa
Soundtrack | Kiss of Death
One of the greatest RnB/Pop divas to come out of the 1980's music scene, Lisa Velez scored a series of hits. Known by her stage name, Lisa Lisa, she and her band, "Cult Jam", produced 5 albums that sealed their fame in New York City's thriving musical scene.
The youngest of 10 children born in the ...
69. Lloyd Bridges
Actor | Airplane!
The star of many land and underwater adventures, Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Jr. was born on January 15, 1913 in San Leandro, California, to Harriet Evelyn (Brown) and Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Sr., who owned a movie theater and also worked in the hotel business. He grew up in various Northern California ...
71. Margaret O'Brien
Actress | Meet Me in St. Louis
Born Angela Maxine O'Brien on January 15, 1937 in San Diego, California. Her film debut was one-minute shot in MGM's Babes on Broadway (1941). Her big moment came when she was cast in Journey for Margaret (1942). This film shot her into instant stardom and also resulted in Angela changing her name ...
73. Maria Schell
Actress | Superman
Maria Schell studied in a religious institution in Colmar (Haut-Rhin, France). She received a dramatic training in Zurich, Switzerland. To pay her studies, she was a secretary there. Besides being a film star; Maria appeared in plays in Zurich, Basel, in Vienna (Josefstad Theater), Berlin, Munich (...
Actor | Heartbreak Ridge
Mario Van Peebles is a highly regarded director, actor, producer and writer. His directorial skills can be seen in the retelling of the epic mini-series "Roots" starring Forest Whitaker and Matthew Goode. Van Pebbles has directed award-winning shows such as the recent hit "Empire" and "The Last ...
75. Marjorie Bennett
Actress | What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Marjorie Bennett was an Australian actress, who spend most of her career working in the United Kingdom and the United States. She was born in York, Western Australia, a town that was an important stop for miners and travelers during the Australian gold rushes of the late 19th century. York is ...
Soundtrack | Freedom Writers
Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. He was the son of Alberta Christine (Williams), a schoolteacher, and Martin Luther King Sr., a pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. For Martin the civil rights movement began one summer in 1935 when he was six ...
Actor | Johnny Gaddaar
He had a normal childhood, like most other children. He graduated from HR College, with a B.Com degree. At his father's insistence, he has been very focused on his career since he was in the 12th standard. He did a 4-month workshop with Kishore Namit Kapoor and also at Anupam Kher's institute, ...
88. Pamela Tola
Actress | Burungo
Pamela Tola was born October 15, 1981 in Ruotsinpyhtää, Finland. She is Master of Arts from The Theatre Academy of Helsinki. She is an actress, writer and director. She directed her first film in 2011 (Burungo). She's known for example Härmä (2012) and Burungo (2011). She is married with Lauri ...
89. Patricia Blair
Actress | Daniel Boone
Actress Patricia Blair was born in Fort Worth, Texas but grew up in Dallas. She first entered the world of entertainment as a young teenage model, eventually represented by the Conover Agency. She apprenticed in summer stock before Warner Bros. discovered her for films after catching some alluring ...
91. Pérez Celis
Actor | Tiro de gracia
Pérez Celis was born on January 15, 1939 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Celis Pérez. He was an actor, known for Coup de Grace (1969), Maru a la tarde (2001) and Puerta de la muerte (2006). He was married to Tamara Toma, Iris Laconich and Sara Fernandez. He died on August 2, 2008 in Buenos Aires.
92. Pete Roberts
Soundtrack | O Brother, Where Art Thou?
He started out in the early 1950s, playing banjo with a husband and wife duo, Benny and Vallie Cain. He performed as "Pete Roberts" because the Cains had trouble pronouncing his Dutch surname, Kuykendall. He was a member of the Country Gentlemen for a short while, and continued to be an influence ...
93. Phyllis Coates
Actress | Adventures of Superman
Born in Wichita Falls, Texas, Phyllis Coates moved to Hollywood as a teenager with intentions of enrolling at UCLA. A chance encounter with Ken Murray in a Hollywood & Vine restaurant landed her in the comedian's vaudeville show. She started out as a chorus girl and worked her way up to doing skits...
99. Ronnie Van Zant
Soundtrack | Kingsman: The Secret Service
Ronnie Van Zant was born on January 15, 1948 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was the oldest son of six children (3 sisters and 2 brothers - musicians Donnie and Johnny). Ronnie attended Lee High School in Jacksonville with fellow band members Gary Rossington and Allen Collins. They soon formed what ...
100. Rosanne Sorrentino
Actress | Annie
Rosanne Sorrentino was born on January 15, 1968, in Oceanside, Long Island, New York. She made her professional stage debut in the 3rd National Tour of Annie in 1980-81, playing the title role of Annie.
Sorrentino was "bitten by the acting bug" in 1976, when she played a schoolgirl in the ...